30/04/2010

The Sons Of Champlin "A Circle Filled With Love" (1976) -Westcoast Rock-

  
 Label : Ariola Records America


Drapeau des États-Unis 1 - Hold On (Bill Champlin & Laura Allan)
2 - Here Is Where Your Heart Belongs (Bill Champlin)
3 - Follow Your Heart (B.B Heavy)
4 - Knickanick (Jim Preston, David Schallock, Geoff Palmer & Bill Champlin)
5 - Imagination's Sake (Bill Champlin & Rob Moitoza)
6 - Still In Love With You (Terry Haggerty)
7 - Circle Filled With Love (Bill Champlin & Craig) 
8 - To The Sea (Bill Champlin)
9 - You (Bill Champlin)
10 - For A While (Bill Champlin)
11 - Slippery When It's Wet (McLary)
12 - Helping Hand (Bill Champlin & Laura Allan)


Produced by Keith Olsen
Engineered by Keith Olsen & David Devore
Recorded & Mixed at Sound City, Van Nuys, California
Mastering at Capitol Records, Hollywood

The Sons Of Champlin :
Bill Champlin : Lead vocals, Keyboards & Guitar
Terry Haggerty : Guitars
Geoff Palmer : Baritone Saxophone, Keyboards & Vibraphone
James Preston : Drums, Vocals & Percussion
Steve Frediani : Alto Saxophone, Flute & Tenor Saxophone
David Schallock : Bass Guitar

Strings arranged by David Foster

Guests :
David Foster : Piano
Gail Levant : Harp
Mike Firgate : Brass & Arrangements
Laura Allan : Background vocals
Rob Moitoza : Bass Guitar
Alan Estes : Percussion

29/04/2010

Ian Thomas Band "Still Here" (1978) -AOR / Soft Rock-

  
 Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation / Wounded Bird (WOU9167)


Drapeau du Canada 01 - Just Like You (Ian Thomas)
02 - Sally (Ian Thomas)
03 - I Really Love You (Ian Thomas)
04 - Clear Sailing (Ian Thomas)
05 - Still Here (Ian Thomas)
06 - Coming Home (Ian Thomas)
07 - Faces (Ian Thomas)
08 - Tinkerbell (Ian Thomas)
09 - Tycoon (Ian Thomas)


Ian Thomas Band :
Dave Cooper : Lead Guitar
Mike Oberle : Drums & Background vocals
Dave Sawyer : Bass & Background vocals
Hugh Syme : Keyboards & Background vocals
Ian Thomas : Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Lead & Background vocals

Other Musicians & Friends :
Josh Onderisin : Lead Guitar on "Just Like You", "Clear Sailing", "Faces", "Tinkerbell" & "Tycoon"
Steve Hogg : Bass on "Just Like You", "Faces", "Tinkerbell" & "Tycoon"
Rick Doyle : Electric Guitar on "I Really Love You"
Milan Kymlicka : String Arrangements

Recorded at Phase I & Eastern Sound Studios, Toronto
Mixed at Phase 1
Mastered at The Lacquer Channel with Kevin Fuller

Produced by Ian Thomas
Engineered by Alan Thorne

26/04/2010

Stylus "Part Of It All" (1979) -Westcoast Rock / Blue-Eyed Soul-


  Label : OZ Records / Vivid Sound


Drapeau de l'Australie 01 - The Colours Of Your Love (Sam McNally & T. Courtney)
02 - Live It On Up (Peter Cupples)
03 - Brave New World (Sam McNally)
04 - So Much Love (Peter Cupples)
05 - In The Band (Peter Cupples)
06 - Part Of It All (Peter Roberts & Ron Peers)
07 - Shame On You (Peter Cupples)
08 - Standin' In My Shoes (Ron Peers & J. Tattersall)
09 - Byron Bay (Ashley Henderson)
10 - Sit Down And Talk About It (Peter Roberts)
11 - If You Believe In Me (Peter Cupples)


Produced by Peter Cupples, Sam McNally, John French & Stylus
Engineered by John French & John Sayers
Mixed by John French, Peter Cupples, Sam McNally & Stylus at T.C.S.
Recorded at T.C.S. Studios, Richmond, Australia Dec '78-Mar '79
All vocal arrangements by Peter Cupples
Synthesizer arrangements & programming by Sam McNally
Rhythm arrangements by Stylus & Composers

Stylus :
Ashley Henderson : Bass, Lead & Backing vocals & Acoustic Guitar
Mark Meyer : Drums & Percussion
Ron Peers : Guitars & Backing vocals
Sam McNally : Yamaha Acoustic & Electric Grand Piano, Fender Rhodes Piano, Arp Odyssey, Roland SH 1, Solina String Ensemble, Roland JP4, Roland SH7 Synthesizers, Holner Clavinet & Marimba
Peter Cupples : Lead & Backing vocals, Percussion, Congas, Guitar & Bass
Peter Roberts : Lead & Backing vocals

Additional Musicians :
Bill Harrower & Tony Buchanan : Saxophone
Peter De Visser & Herb Cannon : Trombone
Reg Walsh & Bobby Venier : Trumpet
Juliette Bradley, Justine Bradley, Peta Doodson, Adrian Campbell & Sandy Maddock : Backing vocals
Mark Moffet : Pedal Steel

Horns Arrangement by Mike Kenny & Cos Russo
String Arrangement by Peter Jones
Horn & String Arrangements by Rick Formosa

Stylus "Where In The World" (1975) -Blue-Eyed Soul-

  
 Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation / Vivid Sound


Drapeau de l'Australie 01 - World Of Make Believe (Peter Cupples)
02 - All In The Game (Peter Cupples)
03 - Will This Continue To Be (Peter Cupples)
04 - Just Begun (Peter Cupples & Trevor Courtney)
05 - Summer Breeze (Jim Seals & Dash Crofts)
06 - Paradise (Peter Cupples & Trevor Courtney)
07 - I'm So In Love With You (Peter Cupples)
08 - Where In The World (Peter Cupples)
09 - I'm Going Home (Peter Cupples)


Produced by Trevor Courtney, Mike Clark & Peter Cupples
Engineered by Ian McKenzie
Rhythm arranged by Stylus
Strings & Brass by Mike Clark
Recorded at Armstrong Audio-Video, Melbourne. June/July 1975 - An Australien Recording

Stylus :
Ashley Henderson : Bass Guitar, Lead vocals & Vocal Harmony
Peter Cupples : Lead vocals, Vocal Harmony, Guitar (Electric & Acoustic), Congas & Percussion
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar (Electric & Acoustic) & Vocal Harmony
Peter Lee : Drums & Percussion

25/04/2010

Sweetbottom "Turn Me Loose" (1979) -Jazz Rock / AOR-

  
 Label : Elektra Records / Wounded Bird (WOU210)


Drapeau des États-Unis 01 - Turn Me Loose (Warren Wiegratz, Martin J. Appel & Mark Torrel)
02 - Do Some Damage (Martin J. Appel)
03 - Endless Fantasy (Martin J. Appel & Duane Stuermer)
04 - She'll Never Be Back (Martin J. Appel)
05 - One Night Stand (Warren Wiegratz & Bill Champlin)
06 - You've Got To Feel It (Ross Vannelli)
07 - Day Out Of Time (Martin J. Appel)
08 - Flight To Maricaibo (Warren Wiegratz)


Produced by Skip Drinkwater
Executive Producer : Dr. Don Mizell
Recorded at Davlen Recording, Hollywood, California; The Record Plant, Hollywood, California
Assistant Engineer : Gary Pitkin, Warner Bros Recording, North Hollywood, California & Lloyd Clitt, Jeni Fugi Recording, North Hollywood, California
Remixed at The Automatt by Skip Drinkwater
Assistant engineer : Bill Steele

Sweetbottom :
Warren Wiegratz : Keyboards, Saxophone & Vocals
Martin J. Appel : Guitars & Vocals
Duane Stuermer : Basses & Vocals
Mark Torrel : Drums & Vocals

Additional Musicians :
Polyphonic Synthesizer Programming : Ian Underwood
Background vocals : Bobby Kimball, Tom Kelly & Bill Champlin

Sweetbottom "Angels Of The Deep" (1978) -Jazz Rock-


  Label : Elektra Records / Wounded Bird (WOU156)


Drapeau des États-Unis 01 - Electro Strut (Martin J. Appel)
02 - Angels Of The Deep (Warren Wiegratz)
03 - Amazon Ritual (Martin J. Appel)
04 - Her (Martin J. Appel)
05 - Momentary Change (Warren Wiegratz)
06 - Veena Deva (Warren Wiegratz)
07 - Monique (Duane Stuermer)
08 - Shrapnel In My Ankle (Duane Stuermer)

Bonus Track

09 - Slave Trader (Martin J. Appel)
10 - Angels Of The Deep (Original Version) (Warren Wiegratz)
11 - Amazon Ritual (Original Version) (Martin J. Appel)
12 - Veena Deva (Original Version) (Warren Wiegratz)
13 - Shrapnel In My Ankle (Original Version) (Duane Stuermer)


Produced by Sweetbottom

Sweetbottom :
Warren Paul Wiegratz : Keyboards, Reeds & Vocals
Mark Torroll : Drums & Percussion
Duane Stuermer : Bass Guitars, Tuarus Pedals & Lead vocals
Martin J. Appel : Guitars