30/10/2010

Neil Larsen "High Gear" (1979)

  
 Label : Horizon Records


01 - High Gear (Neil Larsen)
02 - Demonette (Neil Larsen)
03 - Futurama (Neil Larsen)
04 - This Time Tomorrow (Neil Larsen)
05 - Nile Crescent (Neil Larsen)
06 - Rio Este (Neil Larsen)
07 - Night Letter (Neil Larsen)


Produced by Tommy LiPuma
Recorded at Sound Labs & Capitol Records Recording Studios, Hollywood
Recorded by Al Schmitt & Norm Kinney
Assistant Engineers : Linda Tyler & Don Henderson
Mixed by Al Schmitt at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood
Mastered by Mike Reese at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood


Musicians :

Neil Larsen : Keyboards
Buzz Feiten : Guitar
Steve Gadd : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Michael Brecker : Tenor Sax
Joe Farrell : Flute on "Nile Crescent"
Background vocals on "Futurama" : Neil Larsen, Rickie Lee Jones & Lenny Castro

David Foster "Rechordings" (1991)


  Label : Atlantic


01 - Love, Look What You've Done To Me (David Foster & Boz Scaggs)
02 - You're The Inspiration (David Foster & Peter Cetera)
03 - After The Love Has Gone (David Foster, Jay Graydon & Bill Champlin)
04 - The Glory Of Love (David Foster, Peter Cetera & Diane Nini)
05 - Who's Holding Donna Now? (David Foster, Jay Graydon & Randy Goodrum)
06 - Voices That Care (David Foster, Linda Thompson Jenner & Peter Cetera)
07 - Man In Motion (St. Elmo's Fire) (David Foster & John Parr)
08 - Freedom (David Foster)
09 - Hard To Say I'm Sorry (David Foster & Peter Cetera)
10 - Movie Montage:
       A. "If Not For Love" from the motion picture "One Good Cop" (David Foster, William Ross & Linda Thompson Jenner)
       B. Theme from the soon to be released motion picture "Golden Fiddles" (David Foster & William Ross)
       C. "No Tomorrow" from the picture "Fresh Horses" (David Foster, Kenny Loggins & Arlene Matza)
       D. Three themes from the motion picture "Stealing Home" (David Foster)
       E. Two Themes from the motion picture "Listen To Me" (David Foster, Linda Thompson Jenner & Will Jennings)
       F. "Water Fountain" from the motion picture "Secret Of My Sucess" (David Foster)
       G. Love Theme from the motion picture "St. Elmo's Fire" (David Foster)


All Selections Performed, Produced & Arranged by David Foster
Co-Produced, Engineered & Mixed by Dave Freitzas
Co-Produced & Co-Arranged by Simon Franglen
Recorded at Chartmaker Studio, Malibu, CA
Mixed at Post Logic, Hollywood, CA
Mixing assisted by Will Rogers
Mastered at Capitol Records by Wally Traugott
Art Direction : Bob Defrin & Greg Gorman
Recorded on 996 Scotch 3M Tape
Additional Recording Equipment by Design Fix, Los Angeles, CA


Musicians :

Keyboards : David Foster
Synclavier Programming : Simon Franglen
Acoustic Guitar : Dean Parks
Saxophone : Dave Boruff
Soprano Sax on "After The Love Has Gone" : Kenny G

"Freedom" Produced by Humberto Gatica
"Love Theme From St. Elmo's Fire"- Instrumental - Produced by David Foster & Humberto Gatica

David Foster "The Symphony Sessions" (1988)

  
 Label : Atlantic


01 - Piano Concerto In G (David Foster & Tom Keane)
02 - The Ballet (David Foster & Jeremy Lubbock)
03 - Time Passing (David Foster & Lee Ritenour)
04 - Conscience (David Foster)
05 - Firedance (David Foster, Jeremy Lubbock & Danny Peck)
06 - Winter Games (David Foster)
07 - Water Fountain (Love Theme From "Secret Of My Success") (David Foster)
08 - Just Out Of Reach (David Foster & Jeremy Lubbock)
09 - Morning To Morning (David Foster & David Paich)
10 - We Were So Close (David Foster & Johnny Mandel)


Produced by David Foster
Co-Produced by Jeremy Lubbock
Executive Producer : Chris Earthy
Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock & David Foster
Orchestrated by Jeremy Lubbock, except : "Conscience" arranged & orchestrated by David Foster, "We Were So Close arranged by Johnny Mandel, "Morning To Morning" arranged by Marty Paich, "Water Fountain arranged by Johnny Mandel & David Foster, orchestrated by Johnny Mandel


Guest artists :

David Paich : Piano on "We Were So Close" & "Morning To Morning"
Danny Peck : Vocals on "FireDance
Lee Ritenour : Guitar on "Time Passing"


Recorded live at the Orpheum Theater, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 26, 27, 28, 29, 1987.
Engineered & Mixed by Eric Tomlinson
Second Engineer : Ron Vermeulen
Technical advisor : John Vrtacic
Additional engineer on "Winter Games" : Rick Holbrook at Chartmaker Studios, Los Angeles
"Winter Games" mixed by Humberto Gatica at Lionshare Studios, Los Angeles
Synth Programmers on "Winter Games" : Rhett Lawrence & Dave Boruff
Digital Editing by Larry Walsh at Capitol Records, Los Angeles
Mastered by Wally Traugott at Capitol Records, Los Angeles

27/10/2010

Steely Dan "Katy Lied" (1975) -Soft Rock-

  
 Label : MCA Records


01 - Black Friday (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
02 - Bad Sneakers (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
03 - Rose Darling (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
04 - Daddy Don't Live In That New York City No More (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
05 - Doctor Wu (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
06 - Everyone's Gone To The Movies (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
07 - Your Gold Teeth II (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
08 - Chain Lightning (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
09 - Any World (That I'm Welcome To) (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
10 - Throw Back The Little Ones (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)


Produced by Gary Katz
Engineered by Roger Nichols
Sound Consultant : Stuart Dawson
Real Time Analysis : Bob DeAvila
Recorded at ABC Recording Studios Inc., Los Angeles


Steely Dan :

Walter Becker : Guitar & Bass
Donald Fagen : Piano, Various Keyboards & Vocals


Additional musicians :

Guitars : Denny Dias, Rick Derringer, Dean Parks, Elliot Randall, Hugh McCracken & Larry Carlton
Piano & Various Keyboards : Michael Omartian & David Paich
Bass : Chuck Rainey & Wilton Felder
Drums & Dorophone : Jeff Porcaro
Drums on "Any World (That I'm Welcome To)" : Hal Blaine
Percussion & Vibes : Victor Feldman
Backup vocals : Michael McDonald
Backup vocals on "Everyone's Gone To The Movies" : Sherlie Matthews, Carolyn Willis & Myrna Matthews
Horns on "Throw Back The Little Ones" arranged by Jimmie Haskell
Alto Solo on "Doctor Wu" : Phil Woods

Steely Dan "Pretzel Logic" (1974) -Soft Rock-

  
 Label : MCA


01 - Rikki Don't Lose That Number (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
02 - Night By Night (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
03 - Any Major Dude Will Tell You (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
04 - Barrytown (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
05 - East St. Louis Toodle-oo (Duke Ellington & Bubber Miley)
06 - Parker's Band (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
07 - Through With Buzz (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
08 - Pretzel Logic (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
09 - With A Gun (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
10 - Charlie Freak (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
11 - Monkey In Your Soul (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)


Produced by Gary Katz
Engineered by Roger Nichols at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles
Overdub & mixdown at Cherokee Sound, Chatsworth, California


Steely Dan :

Walter Becker : Bass & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Keyboards & Vocals


Additional musicians :

Michael Omartian : Keyboards
Jim Gordon : Drums
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
David Paich : Keyboards
Chuck Rainey : Bass
Ben Benay : Guitar
Dean Parks : Guitar
Timothy B. Schmit : Bass, Marimba & Vocals
Victor Feldman : Keyboards, Marimba & Percussion
Plas Johnson : Saxophone
Ollie Mitchell : Trumpet
Jerome Richardson : Saxophone
Lew McCreary : Trombone
Ernie Watts : Saxophone
Wilton Felder : Bass
Bruce Dee : ?
Orchestration by Jimmie Haskell

26/10/2010

Steely Dan "Countdown To Ecstasy" (1973) -Soft Rock-


  Label : MCA Records


01 - Bodhisattva (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
02 - Razor Boy (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
03 - The Boston Rag (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
04 - Your Gold Teeth (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
05 - Show Biz Kids (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
06 - My Old School (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
07 - Pearl Of The Quarter (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
08 - King Of The World (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)


Produced by Gary Katz
Engineered by Roger Nichols
Assisted by Miss Natalie at Village Recorder, Santa Monica
Rick Derringer recorded at Caribou Ranch, Nederland, Colorado


Steely Dan :

Denny Dias : Guitar, Stereo Mixmaster & General
Jeff Baxter : Guitar & Pedal Steel Guitar
Walter Becker : Electric Bass Guitar, Harmonica & Vocals
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer & Mainly Vocals


Additional Background vocals : Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, Royce Jones, James Rolleston & Michael Fenelly

Saxes on "My Old School" : Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins, Ernie Watts & John Rotella
Arranged by Jimmie Haskell

Specialits :

Victor Feldman : Vibes, Marimba & Percussion
Ray Brown : String Bass on "Razor Boy"
Rick Derringer : Slide Guitar on "Show Biz Kids"
Ben Benay : Acoustic Guitar

Steely Dan "Can't Buy A Thrill" (1972) -Soft Rock-

  
 Label : MCA Records


01 - Do It Again (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
02 - Dirty Work (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
03 - Kings (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
04 - Midnite Cruiser (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
05 - Only A Fool Would Say That (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
06 - Reelin' In The Years (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
07 - Fire In The Hole (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
08 - Brooklyn (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
09 - Change Of The Guard (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
10 - Turn That Heartbeat Over Again (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)


Produced by Gary Katz
Recorded at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California
Engineered by Roger Nichols
Assistant Engineer : Tim Weston


Steely Dan :

Jeff Baxter : Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar & Spanish
Walter Becker : Electric Bass Guitar & Vocals
Denny Dias : Guitar & Electric Sitar
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Plastic Organ & Vocals
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
David Palmer : Vocals


Additional musicians :

Elliot Randall : Guitar
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Jerome Richardson : Tenor Sax
Snooky Young : Flugel Horn
Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews, Venetta Fields : Background vocals

23/10/2010

Sergio Mendes "Arara" (1989)

  
 Label : A&M


01 - Sarara (Bring Me The Sunlight) (Gilberto Gil & Tracy Mann)
02 - Mas Que Nada* (Jorge Ben)
03 - Some Morning (Ivan Lins & Brock Walsh)
04 - Nightlife (Tunai, Tracy Mann & Sergio Nafureza)
05 - Cinnamon And Clove (Milton Nascimento & Ronaldo Vastos)
06 - Balafon (Gilberto Gil & Tracy Mann)
07 - Surrender (Caetano Djavan Viana & Tracy Mann)
08 - Keep This Heart (Caetano Djavan Viana & Tracy Mann)
09 - Toucan's Dance (Instrumental) (Dori Caymmi)
10 - The Island (Ivan Lins, Victor Martins, Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman)


Produced by Sergio Mendes
*Produced by Sergio Mendes & Ish
Recorded at Ocean Way
Mixed at Smoke Tree
Engineered by :
Tracks : Rik Pekkoen, Dan Garcia & Michael O'Reilly
Vocals : Dan Garcia, Bob Loftus, Geoff Gillette & Joey Wolpert
Overdubs : Dan Garcia & Bob Loftus
Assistant Engineers : Bob Salcedo
Mixed by Jeremy Smith
Mastered by Bernie Grundman


01 - Sarara (Bring Me The Sunlight)

Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes & Robbie Buchanan
Synthesizers : Claude Gaudette
Horns Synthesizer Programmed by Claude Gaudette & Dori Caymmi
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace, Angie Jaree, Phyllis St. James, Maxi Anderson, Darryl Phinnessee & Phillip Ingram
Lead vocal : Siedah Garrett
Arranged by Dori Caymmi & Sergio Mendes

02 - Mas Que Nada

Drums : Carlos Vega
Drum Machine programming & Synthesizer Bass : Ish
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa, Eldson Nascimento, Lorimil Machado & Portinho
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizers : Claude Gaudette
Horns : The New West Horns
Vocals : Ana Della Espriella
Background vocals : Sergio Mendes & Joe Pizzulo
Produced & Arranged by Sergio Mendes & Ish

03 - Some Morning

Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa & Luis Conte
Keyboards & Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Alto Sax Solo : Dave Boruff
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace, Angie Jaree, Phyllis St. James, Maxi Anderson, Darryl Phinnessee & Fred White
Vocal Solo : Joe Pizzulo
Arranged by Robbie Buchanan

04 - Nightlife

Drums : Alex Acuna
Bass : Nathan East
Acoustic Guitar : Dori Caymmi
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizer : Alan Pasqua
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace, Angie Jaree & Kevyn Lettau
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, Joe Pizzulo, Jon Joyce & Roger Freeland
Arranged by Dori Caymmi & Sergio Mendes

05 - Cinnamon And Clove

Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Bass : Nathan East
Acoustic Guitar : Dori Caymmi
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizers : Alan Pasqua
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace & Angie Jaree
Background vocals : Sergio Mendes & Joe Pizzulo
Arranged by Dori Caymmi 

06 - Balafon

Drums : Alex Acuna
Bass : Nathan East
Acoustic Guitar : Dori Caymmi
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizers : Alan Pasqua
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace & Kevyn Lettau
Background vocals : Sergio Mendes & Joe Pizzulo 

07 - Surrender

Drums : Alex Acuna
Bass : Nathan East
Acoustic Guitar : Dori Caymmi
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizers : Alan Pasqua
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace & Kevyn Lettau
Background vocals : Ish
Arranged by Dori Caymmi 

08 - Keep This Heart

Drums : Alex Acuna
Bass : Nathan East
Acoustic Guitar : Dori Caymmi
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizers : Alan Pasqua
Synthesizers Horns : Claude Gaudette
Vocals : Gracinha Leporace, Angie Jaree & Kevyn Lettau
Arranged by Dori Caymmi

09 - Toucan's Dance

Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Acoustic Guitar : Dori Caymmi
Guitar : Dann Huff
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Sergio Mendes
Synthesizers : Claude Gaudette
Arranged by Dori Caymmi

10 - The Island

Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Synthesizer Solo : Sergio Mendes
Vocal : Angie Jaree
Arranged by Robbie Buchanan

Mark Williamson "Time Slipping By" (1994)


  Label : GRP Records


01 - Got To Be A Better Way (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
02 - Prayer Of The Children (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
03 - Over And Over (Joe Gallo & Mark Williamson)
04 - Tears Like Rain (Chris Eaton & Mark Williamson)
05 - Look At Us Now (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
06 - Can't Let Go (John Pramik & Mark Williamson)
07 - Time Slipping By (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
08 - A Little Loving (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
09 - Sweet Love (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
10 - More Than Alone (Phil Thompson & Mark Williamson)
11 - Closing In (Michele Vice & Mark Williamson)
12 - We'd Be Together (Mark Williamson)


Produced by Russ Freeman & Mark Williamson for Russ Freeman Productions
Executive Producers : Russ Freeman & Andi Howard
All Vocal arrangements by Mark Williamson
Recordet at :
Abbey Road Studios, London, U.K. by Gareth Cousins, 2nd Engineer : Paul Hicks
Alpha Studios, Burbank, California by Ray Pyle, 2nd Engineer : Wayne James
Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California by Ray Pyle, 2nd Engineer : Matthew Ellard
Cheyenne Mountain Ranch Studios, Colorado by Russ Freeman & Mark Williamson
Logicom Sound & Vision, Milton Keynes, U.K. by Mark Williamson, Richard Robinson & Nigel Pegrum
Pacifique Studios, Burbank, California by Russ Freeman & Mark Williamson, 2nd Engineer : Sean Rowbottom
Total Access Studios, Redondo Beach, California by Wynn Davis, 2nd Engineers : Jared Johnson & Seth Cooperrinder
Mixed by Russ Freeman, Mark Williamson & Carl Griffin at Cheyenne Mtn. Ranch Studios, Colorado
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, NYC


01 - Got To Be A Better Way

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Russ Freeman
Mark Williamson : Keyboards
Russ Freeman : Acoustic & Hi-3rd Guitars & Keyboards
Michael Thompson : Electric Guitars
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Mike Baird : Drums
Dave Cook : Acoustic Piano & Organ
Eric Marienthal : Saxophone
Mark Williamson, Lance Ellington & Annie McCaig : Background vocals
 
02 - Prayer Of The Children

Arranged by Mark Williamson, Michael Thompson & Russ Freeman
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming & Keyboards
Russ Freeman : Classical Guitar Solo & Keyboards
Michael Thompson : Electric & Baritone Guitars & Electric Sitar
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Mike Baird : Drums
L.A. Choir (Jeff Baxter, Matt Bissonette, Jay Bolan, Doug Bossi, Meredith Brooks, Elisabeth Carlisle, Tamara Champlin, Kevin Cronin, Lisa Cronin, Brie Darling, Kiki Ebsen, Joel Ellis, Lita Ford, Allison Gudeleio, Debby Holiday, Peter Jameson, Kacey Jones, Tara Kemp, Laurie Kuffner, Breta LaVon, Lemmy, Takeshi O'Hashi, Peter Onorati, Phil Perry, Kimmy Robertosn, Suzanne Somers & Vesta) : Vocals
London Choir (Bernie Armstrong, Nick Beggs, Paulette Brown, Dave Cook, Lloyd Cook, Vince Cross, Michelle Douglas, Chris Eaton, Lance Ellington, Ian Ellis, Paul Field, Steve Gardner, John Gibson, Linda Hayes, Justin Hayward, Donna Howlett, Helen Janneway, Rob Marshall, Annie McCaig, Mae McKenna, Keith Morrell, Mick Mullins, Phil Nichols, Tessa Niles, Laura Pallas, John Perry, Tony Rivers, Kenny Rowe, Beverley Russell, Maggie Ryder, Jo Servi, Bob Shuffle, Gerry Slattery, Sheree Smith, Chris Staines, Miriam Stockley, Linda Taylor & Anthony Thompson) : Vocals
 
03 - Over And Over

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Joe Gallo
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming & Keyboards
Joe Gallo : Keyboards  & Keyboards Bass
Michael Thompson : Guitars
Eric Marienthal : Saxophone
Art Wood : Rhythm Looping
Mark Williamson, Phil Perry & Jim Gilstrap : Background vocals
 
04 - Tears Like Rain

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Chris Eaton
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming, Keyboards & Background vocals
Russ Freeman : Acoustic & Baritone Guitars
Michael Thompson : Electric Guitars
Pino Palladino : Bass
Chris Eaton : Keyboards
Eric Marienthal : Soprano Saxophone

05 - Look At Us Now

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Michael Thompson
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming, Keyboards & Fretless Bass
Russ Freeman : Keyboards
Michael Thompson : Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Mike Baird : Drums
Dave Cook : Organ
Mark Williamson, Lance Ellington & Annie McCaig : Background vocals

06 - Can't Let Go

Arranged by Mark Williamson, John Pramik & Vince Cross
Mark Williamson & Vince Cross : Keyboards
Russ Freeman : Guitars & Keyboards
John Savannah Snow : Keyboards Bass
Mike Baird : Drums
Robin Bolt : Acoustic & Electric Guitar
Nigel Pegrum : Percussion
Eric Marienthal : Saxophone
Mark Williamson, Annie McCaig & Lance Ellington : Background vocals
 
07 - Time Slipping By

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Michael Thompson
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming
Michael Thompson : Guitars
Pino Palladino : Bass
Art Wood : Rhythm Loops
Tom Coster Jr. : Keyboards
Walt Fowler & Steve Madaio : Trumpets
Bruce Fowler : Trombone
 
08 - A Little Loving

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Russ Freeman
Mark Williamson : Keyboards
Russ Freeman : Keyboards, Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Mike Baird : Drums
Vince Cross : Acoustic Piano & String Quartet Arrangement
String Quartet : Bill Thorp, Anthony Moffatt, Katie Heller & Sue Dorey
Mark Williamson, Lance Ellington & Annie McCaig : Background vocals
 
09 - Sweet Love

Arranged by Mark Williamson & Michael Thompson
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming & Keyboards
Michael Thompson : Guitars
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Mike Baird : Drums
Dave Cook : Keyboards & Organ
Mark Williamson, Jocelyn Brown & Annie McCaig : Background vocals

10 - More Than Alone

Arranged by Michael Thompson & Mark Williamson
Michael Thompson : Electric Guitars & E-bow
Pino Paladino : Bass
Vince Cross : String Quartet Arrangement
String Quartet : Bill Thorp, Anthony Moffatt, Katie Heller & Sue Dorey
Mark Williamson, Jocelyn Brown & Annie McCaig : Background vocals

11 - Closing In

Arranged by Mark Williamson
Orchestral Intro Arranged by Russ Freeman
Mark Williamson : Rhythm programming, Keyboards & Bass
Russ Freeman : Keyboards
Michael Thompson : Guitars
Mike Baird : Drums
Mark Williamson, Lance Ellington & Annie McCaig : Background vocals

12 - We'd Be Together

Arranged by Mark Williamson
All vocals : Mark Williamson

Kevin McCourt "Color Of The Truth" (1997)

  
 Label : M.P. West


01 - Burning Alive (Kevin McCourt)
02 - Color Of The Truth (Kevin McCourt & Bill Meyers)
03 - Take The Time (Kevin McCourt & Bill Meyers)
04 - Waiting Here For You (Kevin McCourt)
05 - Only A Thought Away (Kevin McCourt)
06 - Here And Now (Wisdom From Captain Jack) (Kevin McCourt & Bill Meyers)
07 - What You Give Away (Kevin McCourt)
08 - Shed My Skin (Kevin McCourt)
09 - Life In Black And White (Kevin McCourt)
10 - Life's Too Short (Kevin McCourt, Bill Meyers & Jon Lind)
11 - What We Learn From Love (Kevin McCourt)
12 - Wherever Your Life Leads (Kevin McCourt)
13 - Better Way (Kevin McCourt)
14 - What's Done Is Done (Kevin McCourt)



Tracks 2, 7, 8, 11 & 12
Produced by Kevin McCourt
Engineered & Mixed by Jeff Briggs
Recorded at Cornerstone Studios, Pontiac, MI
Tracks 1, 4 & 6
Produced by Kevin McCourt & Rob Arbittier
Engineered by Rob Arbittier
Mixed by Gary Adante
Recorded ay Noisy Neighbors, Los Angeles, CA
Tracks 3, 5, 9, 10, 13 & 14
Produced by Bill Meyers
Engineered & Mixed by Paul Klingberg
Recorded at Ocenaway, Lion Share & Ignited Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Mastering by Rob Arbittier at Noisy Neighbors
Horn Section arrangements by Bill Meyers


01 - Burning Alive

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Tom Kolb
Backing vocals : Marva Hicks
Additional Keyboards : Rob Arbittier

02 - Color Of The Truth

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Duane Harlick
Drums : Gerry Brown
Backing vocals : Susan McCourt, Duane Harlick & Kevin McCourt

03 - Take The Time

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Drums : Randy Drake
Bass : Tom Lilly
Guitars : Michael Landau & Chris Fields (Solo)

04 - Waiting Here For You

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt

05 - Only A Thought Away

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Drums : Randy Drake
Bass : Tom Lilly
Guitar : Chris Fields
Horns : Brandon Fields, Dan Fornero & Nick Lane 

06 - Here And Now

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Tom Kolb
Backing vocals : Marva Hicks
Additional Keyboards : Rob Arbittier

07 - What You Give Away

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Duane Harlick
Drums : Gerry Brown
Bass : Nathan Watts

08 - Shed My Skin

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Duane Harlick
Drums : Gerry Brown
Bass : Nathan Watts
Backing vocals : Susan McCourt, Duane Harlick & Kevin McCourt

09 - Life In Black And White

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Drums : Randy Drake
Bass : Tom Lilly
Guitar : Chris Field
Horns : Brandon Fields, Dan Fornero & Nick Lane
Backing vocals : Phil Perry, Sheldon Reynolds, Lil Perry & Sally Dworsky

10 - Life's Too Short

Vocals : Kevin McCourt
Keyboards : Bill Meyers & Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Michael Landau
Horns : Brandon Fields, Dan Fornero & Nick Lane
Backing vocals : Phil Perry, Sheldon Reynolds, Lil Perry & Alfie Silas 

11 - What We Learn From Love

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Duane Harlick

12 - Wherever Your Life Leads

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Drums : Gerry Brown

13 - Better Way

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Guitar : Michael Landau

14 - What's Done Is Done

Vocals & Keyboards : Kevin McCourt
Drums : Randy Drake
Bass : Tom Lilly
Guitar : Chris Fields
Sax : Gerald Albright
Backing vocals : Phil Perry, Sheldon Reynolds, Lil Perry & Sally Dworsky

22/10/2010

The LA Cowboys "Endless Summer" (1993)

  
 Label Toshiba EMI


01 - Tokyo Woman (James Studer & Wayne Nelson)
02 - Endless Summer (James Studer & Wayne Nelson)
03 - Aubree's Melody (James Studer & Wayne Nelson)
04 - Say You Love Me (James Studer & George Hawkins)
05 - Holding Back The Tears (James Studer & K. Tobin)
06 - Know Me By Heart (James Studer & Wayne Nelson)
07 - Eye Of The Storm (James Studer & Wayne Nelson)
08 - Beautiful Music (?)
09 - Terra (James Studer & Wayne Nelson)
10 - Something In My Heart (Michiru Oshima & Michael McClean)


Produced & Arranged by LA Cowboys
Engineers : Dan Mamien, Richard McKernan & Joel Stoner
Additional Engineering : Brad Aldredge
All tracks mixed by Peter Kelsey except "Something In My Heart" mixed by Allen Abrahamson
Recorded at Westlake Audio & Bass Heaven Studios
Mixed at Westlake Audio & Ground Control
Mastered by Brian Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering


The LA Cowboys :

James Studer : Keyboards & Vocals
Wayne Nelson : Bass & Vocals


Additional musicians :

Michael Thompson : Guitars
Tris Imboden : Drums on "Eye Of The Storm" & Holdin' Back The Tears", Chris Frazier on "Beyond The Water", "Endless Summer" & "Terra" & Mick Fleetwood on "Say You Love Me"
George Hawkins : Bass & Vocals on "Say You Love Me"
Richard Bryant : Vocals on "Holdin' Back The Tears"
Charles Johnson : Guitar on "Say You Love Me"
Buzz Feiten : Guitar on "Something In My Heart"
Thom Rotella : Guitar on "Something In My Heart"
Michael Paulo : Saxophone on "Aubree's Melody" & "Something In My Heart"
Arno Lucas : Percussion on "Aubree's Melody" & "Eye Of The Storm"
Mari Studer : Vocals & Japanese Lyrics
Joseph Williams : Vocals on "Something In My Heart"

21/10/2010

Randy Meisner "Randy Meisner" (1982)

  
 Label : Epic / Wounded Bird (WOU 3812)


01 - Never Been In Love (Craig Bickhardt)
02 - Darkness Of The Heart (Palmer)
03 - Jealousy (Randy Meisner, Dixon House & Howard Leese)
04 - Tonight (Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance)
05 - Playin' In The Deep End (Randy Meisner & Dixon House)
06 - Strangers (John & Osborne)
07 - Still Runnin' (Dixon House & Howard Leese)
08 - Nothing Is Said ('Til The Artist Is Dead) (Randy Meisner & Dixon House)
09 - Doin' It For Delilah (John Corey)


Produced by Mike Flicker for Mike Flicker Productions, Inc.
Engineered & Mixed by Mike Flicker & Rolf Hennemann
All tracks recorded live Cherokee Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA from December 18 thru 22 1981 & february 20 thru 22 1982
Additional recording at Kendun Studos, Burbank, CA
Mastered by Gregory Fulginiti
Strings on "Strangers" arranged & conducted by Paul Buckmaster
Vocal Arrangements by John Corey & Dixon House
Horn Arrangements by Greg Adams


Players :

Denny Carmassi : Drums
John Corey : Guitar (Electric & Acoustic), Piano on "Strangers", Backing vocals on all songs & Guitar Solo on "Doin' It For Delilah"
Tom Erak : Bass
Mitchell Froom : Synthesizer on "Still Runnin'" & "Never Been In Love"
Nicky Hopkins : Piano on "Jealousy", "Doin' It For Delilah" & "Still Runnin'"
Dixon House : Piano, Organ & Backing vocals on all songs
Phil Kenzie : Sax Solo on "Still Runnin'" & "Jealousy"
Howard Leese : Electric Guitar, Backing vocals on all songs, Lead Guitar on "Jealousy" & "Tonight" & Synthesizer on "Tonight"
Marcy Levy : Backing vocals on "Jealousy", "Never Been In Love", "Still Runnn'", "Nothing Is Said ('Til The Artist Is Dead)" & "Tonight"
Brian Smith : Guitar (Electric & Acoustic) & Lead Guitar on "Never Been In Love", "Darkness Of The Heart" & "Tonight"
Sterling Smith : Piano, Organ & Synthesizer
Ann Wilson : Lead Duet Vocal on "Strangers"
Nancy Wilson : Backing vocals on "Strangers", "Tonight", "Never Been In Love" & "Playin' In The Deep End"
Tower Of Power Horns

Randy Meisner "Randy Meisner" (1978)

  
 Label : WEA


01 - Bad Man (J.D. Souther & Glenn Frey)
02 - Daughter Of The Sky (Bill Lamb)
03 - It Hurts To Be In Love (R. Toombs & J. Dixon)
04 - Save The Last Dance For Me (D. Pomus & Mort Shuman)
05 - Please Be With Me (S. Boyer)
06 - Take It To The Limit (Randy Meisner, Don Henley & Glen Frey)
07 - Lonesome Cowgirl (Alan Brackett & J. Merrill)
08 - Too Many Lovers (Bill Lamb)
09 - If You Wanna Be Happy (F. Guida, C. Guida & J. Royster)
10 - I Really Want You Here Tonight (Alan Brackett)
11 - Every Other Day (Bill Lamb)
12 - Heartsong  (Bobby Martin)


Produced by Alan Brackett & Randy Meisner


01 - Bad Man

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : Geoffrey Leib
Guitar : Jerry Swallow
Lead Guitar : Steve Edwards
Background vocals : Donny Ullstrom

02 - Daughter Of The Sky

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitars : Jerry Swallow & Steve Edwards
String Synthesizer : Scott Shelley
Background vocals : Donny Ullstrom, Tita Kerpan, Jayne Zinsmaster & Alan Brackett

03 - It Hurts To Be In Love

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitar : Jerry Swallow & Steve Edwards
Background vocals : Donny Ullstrom

04 - Save The Last Dance For Me

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Randy Meisner
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitar : Jerry Swallow
Percussion : Victor Feldman
Sax : Ernie Watts
Background vocals : J.D. Souther, Alan Brackett & Donny Ullstrom

05 - Please Be With Me

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano & Organ : John Hobbs
Guitars : Jerry Swallow & Steve Edwards
Dobro : Steve Edwards
Marxaphone : Alan Brackett
Background vocals : David Cassidy & Donny Ullstrom

06 - Take It To The Limit

Piano : John Hobbs
Guitar : Jerry Swallow
Background vocals : David Cassidy, Steven Scharf & Randy Meisner

07 - Lonesome Cowgirl

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitars : Jerry Swallow & Steve Edwards
Fiddle : Byron Berline
Background vocals : Donny Ullstrom & Randy Meisner

08 - Too Many Lovers

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitars : Jerry Swallow & Steve Edwards
Sax : Ernie Watts
Strings : Marty Paich
Background vocals : Steven Scharf, Donny Ullstrom & Alan Brackett

09 - If You Wanna Be Happy

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Percussion : Victor Feldman
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitar : Jerry Swallow
Sax : Ernie Watts
Background vocals : Richie Walker & Alan Brackett

10 - I Really Want You Here Tonight

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Electric Piano : John Hobbs
Guitars : Steve Edwards & Jerry Swallow
Sax : Ernie Watts
Strings : Marty Paich
Background vocals : J.D. Souther, David Cassidy, Steven Scharf, Tita Kerpan & Jayne Zinsmaster

11 - Every Other Day

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitars : Steve Edwards (slide) & Jerry Swallow
Background vocals : J.D. Souther, Bill Lamb & Donny Ullstrom

12 - Heartsong

Drums : Kelly Shanahan
Bass : Kerry Morris
Piano : John Hobbs
Guitars : Steve Edwards & Jerry Swallow
String : Marty Paich
Background vocals : Donny Ullstrom

Sergio Mendes "Sergio Mendes" (1983)

  
 Label : A&M


01 - Voodoo (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Douglas Brayfield & Ronaldo Monteiro de Souza)
02 - Never Gonna Let You Go (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
03 - My Summer Love (Alain Chamfort & Serge Gainsbourg)
04 - Carnaval (Moraes Moreira, Abel Silva, David Batteau & Mary Ekler)
05 - Rainbow's End (Don Freeman & David Batteau)
06 - Love Is Waiting (Don Freeman, David Batteau & Jenny Batteau)
07 - Dream Hunter (Michael Sembello & Dan Sembello)
08 - Life In The Movies (Michael Sembello & Dennis Matkosky)
09 - Si Senor (Juan Carlos Calderon)


Produced by Sergio Mendes


01 - Voodoo

Sergio Mendes : All Keyboards
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizers
Nathan Watts : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Steve Forman & Sebastiao Neto : Percussion
Ben Bridges & Michael Sembello : Guitars
Jerry Hey, Gary Grant, Bill Reichenbach & Ernie Watts : Horns
Ernie Watts : Sax Solo
Leza Miller & Carol Rogers : Vocals Solos
Gracinha Leporace, Leza Miller, Carol Rogers, Suzanne Wallach, Geoff Leib, Bill Marin & Robert Martin : Vocals
"Voo Doo Man" : Sebastiao Neto
Rhythm arranged by Nathan Watts & Ben Bridges
Horns arranged by Jerry Hey

02 - Never Gonna Let You Go

Robbie Buchanan : All Pianos & Synthesizers
Nathan East : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Sergio Mendes & Steve Forman : Percussion
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Joe Pizzulo & Leza Miller : Vocals
Michael Landau : Solo Guitar
Arranged by Robbie Buchanan

03 - My Summer Love

Sergio Mendes : All Pianos & Synthesizers
Nathan Watts : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Sergio Mendes, Ron Powell & Sebastatio Neto : Percussion
Gracinha Leporace & Michael Sembello : Vocals
Arranged by Sergio Mendes & Michael Sembello

04 - Carnaval

Sergio Mendes : All Keyboards
Nathan Watts : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Sergio Mendes, Sebastiao Neto, Cafe & Steve Forman : Percussion
Ben Bridges & Michael Sembello : Guitars
Jerry Hey, Gary Grant, Bill Reichenbach & Ernie Watts : Horns
Bill Reichenbach : Tuba Solo
Gracinha Leporace, Leza Miller, Carol Rogers, Suzanne Wallach, Geoff Lieb, Bill Martin, Robert Martin & Don Freeman : Vocals
Rhythm Arranged by Sergio Mendes
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey

05 - Rainbow's End

Sergio Mendes : Keyboards
Don Freeman : Acoustic Piano & Clavinet
Robbie Buchanan : Fender Rhodes, Acoustic Piano & all Synthesizers
Nathan East : Bass
Raymond Pounds : Drums
Michael Sembello : Guitar
Dan Sembello : Vocals
Gracinha Leporace, Leza Miller, Carol Rogers & Suzanne Wallach : Background vocals
Rhythm Arranged by Sergio Mendes, Michael Sembello & Don Freeman
Synthesizer, Horns & Strings Arranged by Robbie Buchanan

06 - Love Is Waiting

Sergio Mendes : Keyboards
Don Freeman : Acoustic Piano & Clavinet
Robbie Buchanan : Fender Rhodes, Acoustic Piano & all Synthesizers
Nathan East : Bass
Vinnie Colaiuta : Drums
Sergio Mendes, Steve Forman & Sebastiao Neto : Percussion
Michael Sembello : Guitar
Leza Miller : Vocal
Rhythm Arranged by Sergio Mendes, Michael Sembello & Don Freeman
Synthesizers, Horns & Strings Arranged by Robbie Buchanan 

07 - Dream Hunter 

Sergio Mendes : All Pianos & Synthesizers
Louis Johnson : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Sergio Mendes, Sebastiao Neto, Teo Lima & Steve Forman : Percussion
Michael Sembello : Guitar
Arranged by Sergio Mendes & Michael Sembello

08 - Life In The Movies

Sergio Mendes : All Keyboards
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizers
Nathan Watts : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
Michael Sembello : Guitars
Leza Miller : Vocal
Cruz Baca, Gracinha Leporace, Leza Miller & Carol Rogers : Background vocals
Arranged by Sergio Mendes & Michael Sembello 

09 - Si Senor

Produced by Sergio Mendes & Jose Quintana
Sergio Mendes : All Pianos & Synthesizers
Nathan East : Bass
Ed Greene : Drums
Sergio Mendes & Steve Forman : Percussion
Paul Jackson Jr. & John Pisano : Guitars
Strings Arranged by Juan Carlos Calderon

Wendy Moten "Time For Change" (1995)


  Label : Toshiba-EMI


01 - Your Love Is All I Know (Jud Friedman, Allan Rich & Chris Walker)
02 - Forever Yours (Carole Bayer Sager, James Ingram & Bruce Roberts)
03 - Change Of Heart (Cliff Downs & Randy Goodrum)
04 - Hear The Angels Cry (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
05 - Comin' Back (Les Pierce & Rashaan Patterson)
06 - Time For Change (Aaron Zigman & Brock Walsh)
07 - Consider This Love (Cliff Downs & Cheryl Rodgers)
08 - This Will Never End (Anne Preven & Jeff Hull)
09 - When You Love Someone (Curtiss Boone & Michael J. Powell)
10 - Sharin' My Love (Curtiss Boone)
11 - All That My Heart Can Hold (David Foster, Linda Thompson & Jeremy Lubbock)



01 - Your Love Is All I Know

Produced & Arranged by David Foster for Chartmaker Inc.
Executive Producer : Jay Landers
Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Assistant Engineer : Van Coppock
Recorded at The Village Recorders
Mixed by Mick Guzauski
Assisted by Gil Morales
Mixed at Conway Studios
Synclavier Programing by Simon Franglen
Keyboards : David Foster
Guitars : Michael Thompson 

02 - Forever Yours

Produced by Dan Shea, Carole Bayer Sager & James Ingram
Executive Producers : Jay Landers, Jeff Aldrich & Dick Williams
Music Recorded by David Gleeson & Paul Brown
Vocals Recorded by David Reitzas, Paul Brown & Gil Morales
Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
2nd Engineers : Marnie Lehmann-Riley, Ronnie Rivera & Jerry Fine
Recorded at Conway Studios, LA & Brooklyn Studios, LA
Mixed at The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA
Keyboards, Drum & Rhythm Programming : Dan Shea
Guitars : Michael Thompson
Tenor Saxophone : Kirk Whalum
Background vocals : Wendy Moten
Production Coordinator : Marsha Burns
From The Giant Soundtrack Album "Beverly Hills 90210-The College Years"

03 - Change Of Heart

Produced by Cliff Downs, Randy Goodrum, Ben Brosse & Dick Williams
Keyboards & Percussion Programming : Cliff Downs & Randy Goodrum
Additional Keyboards & Strings : Aaron Zigman
Lead Guitar : Donnie Lyle
Rhythm Guitar : Cliff Downs
Bass Guitar : Jackie Street
Drums : Buster Marbury
Background vocals : Michael Black & Vicl Hampton
Recorded at Nortbeach Studios by Dave Dilbeck & Cliff Downs
Strings Recorded by Eric Rudd
Additional Recording at Pearl Sound by Ben Grosse & Dick Williams
Mixed by Ben Grosse 

04 - Hear The Angels Cry

Produced by Dan Shea
Executive Producer : Jay Landers
Music Recorded by Dana Jon Chappelle & David Gleeson
Vocals Recorded by Dana Jon Chappelle, David Gleeson & David Reitzas
Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
2nd Engineer : Ronnie Rivera
Recorded at The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA & Brooklyn Studios, LA
Mixed at The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA
Keyboards, Drum & Rhythm Programming : Dan Shea
Guitars : Dann Huff
Background vocals : Wendy Moten

05 - Comin' Back

Produced by Michael J. Powell
Executive Producer : Dick Williams
Recorded at Vanguard Recording Complex, Oak Park, MI
Recording Engineers : Paul D. Allen & Michael J. Powell
Secong Engineers : Bruce Woods & Clell Moore
Mixed by Gerard Smerek & Michael J. Powell
Keyboards Programming : Paul D. Allen & Michael J. Powell
Drum Programming : Paul D. Allen
Guitar : Donnie Lyle
Bass : Ray Burton
Keyboards : Jerone Howard
Drums : Arthur Marbury
Guitar & Percussion : Michael J. Powell
Background vocals : Gerald Kinohelow, Deron Irons, Daryl Gardine, Keith Jones & Wendy Moten

06 - Time For Change

Produced by Aaron Zigman
Executive Producer : Dick Williams
Recorded at Conway Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Recorded by Daren Klein
Background vocals recorded by Eric Rudd
Mixed by Humberto Gatica for Hum, Inc. Productions
Strings Arranged by Aaron Zigman & Jerry Hey
Strings Conducted by Jerry Hey
Piano : Aaron Zigman
Flugel Horn : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Flugel Horn Arranged by Jerry Hey
Percussion : Michael Fisher
Harp : Katie Kilpatrick

07 - Consider This Love

Produced by Clidd Downs, Ben Grosse & Dick Williams
Executive Producer : Dick Williams
Recorded at North Beach Studio, Classic Recording, Nashville, TN & Pearl Sound Studio, Canton, MI
Engineered by Cliff Downs, Dave Dillbeck, Ben Grosse, Bill Bingham & Dave Skrynsky
Mixed by Ben Grosse
Piano : Cheryl Rogers
Keyboards & Percussion Programs : Cliff Downs & Cheryl Rogers
Bass : Jackie Street
Sax : Mark Douthit
Guitar : Donnie Lyle
Drums : Buster Marbury 

08 - This Will Never End

Produced by Nigel Lowis for First Avenue Management
Additional Production : Michael J. Powell, Productions, Inc.
Vocals Recorded at Marcus Studios, Fullam, England
All instruments recorded & mixed at Vanguard Recording Complex
Recording Engineers : Paul D. Allen & Michael J. Powell
Mixed by Gerard Smerek & Michael J. Powell
Second Engineers : Clell Moore & Dwayne Jones
Keyboards Programmer : Michael J. Powell
Drum Programmer : Paul D. Allen
Keyboards & Bass : Eddie Howard
Guitar : Donnie Lyle
Guitar & Keyboards : Michael J. Powell
Background vocals : Wendy Moten

09 - When You Love Someone

Produced by Michael J. Powell
Associate Producer : Curtiss Boone
Executive Producer : Dick Williams
Recorded at Vanguard Recording Complex, Oak Park, MI
Recording Engineers : Gerard Smerek, Michael J. Powell & Paul D. Allen
Mixed by Ben Grosse & Michael J. Powell
Keyboard Programming : Paul D. Allen & Michael J. Powell
Keyboards & Piano : Vernon D. Fails
Guitar, Percussion & Keyboards : Michael J. Powell
Sax : Benjamin Pruitt
Acoustic Piano : Jerone Howard
Bass : Al Turner
Drums : Arthur Marbury
Background vocals : Gracie Ridgeway, Gloria Ridgeway & Esther Ridgeway

10 - Sharin' My Love

Produced by Michael J. Powell
Executive Producer : Dick Williams
Recorded at Vanguard Recording Complex, Oak Park, MI
Recording Engineers : Paul D. Allen, Gerard Smerek & Michael J. Powell
Mixed by Gerard Smerek & Michael J. Powell
Keyboards Programming : Curtiss Boone, Paul D. Allen & Michael J. Powell
Drum Programming : Paul D. Allen & Michael J. Powell
Digital Editor : Mark Pastorra
Keyboards & Bass  : Curtiss Boone
Keyboards : Jerone Howard
Drums : Arthur Marbury
Guitar & Percussion : Michael J. Powell
Male Lead Vocals : Keith John
Background vocals : Wendy Moten & Keith John 

11 - All That My Heart Can Hold

Produced by David Foster for Chartmaker Inc. & Humberto Gatica for Hum, Inc. Productions
Executive Producer : Jay Landers
Arranged by David Foster
Strings Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock
Recorded & Mixed by Humberto Gatica for Hum, Inc. Productions
Additional Engineer : Felipe Elgueta
Assistant Engineers : Brandon Harris, Tim Mariner & Matt Stephens
Recorded at Chartmaker Studios, Milagro Recorders & Brooklyn Studios
Mixed at The Record Plant
Assisted by Alejandro Rodriguez
Keyboards : David Foster
Programming by Tony Smith & Claude Gaudette
Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Guitars : Michael Thompson

20/10/2010

MTB - Michael Thompson Band "How Long" (1989) -AOR / Westcoast Rock-


 Label : Geffen Records / Frontiers Records 


01 - Secret Information (Michael Thompson, Billy Trudel & Tommy Faragher) 
02 - Give Love A Chance (Jeff Paris & Adrian Gurvitz)
03 - 1000 Nights (Moon Calhoun, Martin Walsh & Dennis O'Donnell)
04 - Wasteland (Mark Spiro & Michael Thompson)
05 - Never Stop Falling (Michael Thompson, Moon Calhoun & Jeff Paris)
06 - Can't Miss (Mark Spiro & Michael Thompson)
07 - Gloria (Billy Trudel & Michael Thompson)
08 - Stranger (Michael Thompson, Moon Calhoun, Brett Walker & Michael Muir)
09 - Baby Come Back (Michael Thompson, Moon Calhoon & Jon Lind)
10 - How Long (Billy Trudel, Michael Thompson & Michael Muir)

Bonus Track

11 - Right To Wrong (Michael Thompson & Jeff Paris)
12 - I Can't Let Go (Michael Thompson & Jeff Paris)
13 - Wheelchair (Michael Thompson, Moon Calhoon & Jeff Paris)


Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson
Except track 2 produced by Wyn Davis, track 3, 5, 8 & 9 produced by Wyn Davis, Michael Thompson & Moon Calhoun & track 13 produced by Michael Thompson, Moon Calhoun & Jeff Paris


01 - Secret Information

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Trey Thompson
Drums : Pat Torpey
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

02 - Give Love A Chance

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Leon Gaer
Drums : Terry Bozzio
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis

03 - 1000 Nights

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Leon Gaer
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis, Moon Calhoon & Michael Thompson

04 - Wasteland

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Leon Gaer
Drums : John Keane
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

05 - Never Stop Falling

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis, Moon Calhoun & Michael Thompson

06 - Can't Miss

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Background vocals : Bobby Kimball, John Elefante & Moon Calhoun
Bass : Leon Gaer
Drums : Terry Bozzio
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

07 - Gloria

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Trey Thompson
Drums : Bernie Pershey
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

08 - Stranger

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Background vocals : Bobby Kimball, John Elefante & Moon Calhoun
Bass : Leon Gaer
Drums : John Keane
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis, Moon Calhoun & Michael Thompson

09 - Baby Come Back

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Background vocals : Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters, Luther Waters & Moon Calhoun
Bass : Leon Gaer
Drums : John Keane
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis, Moon Calhoun & Michael Thompson

10 - How Long

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Trey Thompson
Drums : Bernie Pershey
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

11 - Right To Wrong

Guitars : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Bass : Lou Molino
Drums : Terry Bozzio
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

12 - I Can't Let Go

Guitars & Bass : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Keyboards : John Andrew Schreiner
Recorded & Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Wyn Davis & Michael Thompson

13 - Wheelchair

Guitars & Bass : Michael Thompson
Vocals : Moon Calhoun
Keyboards : Jeff Paris
Drums : Nate Morton
Background vocals : Jeff Paris & Moon Calhoun
M.T. tracks recorded at Jeff Paris Studio, Culver City, LA
Nate Morton recorded at Loud Neighbour Studio, Van Nuys, CA
Mixed by Wyn Davis at Total Access Studio
Produced by Michael Thompson, Moon Calhoun & Jeff Paris

Robbie Buchanan "Original Demos" (2000) -Westcoast Rock-

  
 Label : Cool Sound (COOL-057)


01 - Love Always Finds A Reason (Robbie Buchanan & Diane Warren)
02 - Somebody In Your Life (Robbie Buchanan & Diane Warren)
03 - Heart Don't Change My Mind (Robbie Buchanan & Diane Warren)
04 - Close Enough (Robbie Buchanan & John Lang)
05 - Any Other Fool (Robbie Buchanan & Diane Warren)
06 - Deeper Side Of Love (Robbie Buchanan & Jeff Pescetto)
07 - Send Me Someone (Robbie Buchanan & Diane Warren)
08 - I Will Be The Last One (Robbie Buchanan & Linda Thompson Jenner)
09 - Someone To Watch Over You (Robbie Buchanan & Adrian Gurvitz)
10 - Bliss (Robbie Buchanan & Adrian Gurvitz)
11 - Only Love (Robbie Buchanan & Mark Spiro)
12 - Rivals (Robbie Buchanan & Adrian Gurvitz)


Produced & Arranged by Robbie Buchanan
All Instruments Played & Programmed by Robbie Buchanan
Except Guitars by Dennis Herring (Track 3), Dann Huff (Track 7), Michael Thompson (Track 8) & Tim Pierce (Track 12)

Rick Bowles "No Man's Land" (1984)


  Label : Applause Records / Dreamsville Records


01 - Shame On Me (Rick Bowles & Robert Byrne)
02 - No Man's Land (Rick Bowles & Robert Byrne)
03 - In The Meantime (Rick Bowles & Robert Byrne)
04 - Who's That Look In Your Eye (Robert Byrne & Tom Brasfield)
05 - Baby Lied (Rick Bowles)
06 - I Hate The Way I Love You (Robert Byrne)
07 - Night Blind (Rick Bowles & Richard Putnam)
08 - One Life Stand (Rick Bowles & Robert Byrne)


Produced by Robert Byrne
Recorded & Mixed by Alan Schulman with Hershey Reeves & Robert Byrne at Wishborne Recording, Muscle Shoals, Alabama


Musicians :

Vocal & Guitar : Rick Bowles
Drums : Owen Hale & Milton Sledge
Bass : Gary Baker & Mike Chapman
Keyboards : Steve Nathan, Richard Putnam, Brandon Barnes, Clayton Ivey & Robert Byrne
Guitars : John Willis, Mac McAnally & Robert Byrne
Voices : Rick Bowles, Hershey Reeves, Cindy Richardson & Robert Byrne

19/10/2010

Carl Anderson "Heavy Weather Sunlight Again" (1994) -Westcoast Rock-

  
 Label : GRP Records


01 - I Can't Stop The Rain (Marti Sharron & Kenny Hirsch)
02 - I'm All About You (Tom Keane & Eric Pressly)
03 - I Need Your Love (Tom Keane & Alan Rich)
04 - Love'll Hold My Baby Tonight (Terry Sampson)
05 - Gather Ye Rosebuds (Brad Cole & Robert Herrick)
06 - Heavy Weather (Michael Sembello)
07 - God's Gift To The World (Mike Himelstein & Terry Sampson)
08 - Feel The Night (Stephanie Salzman & Barry Wittenstein)
09 - Always Come Running (Michael Jay, Rob Pfeifer & Jeff Pfeifer)
10 - Black Rain (Miles To Go) (Michael Sembello & Brian O'Doherty)


Produced by Jeffrey Woodruff In Association with Carl Anderson
Executive Producers : Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Recorded & Mixed by Jeffrey Woodruff At Pacifique Studios
Mix Assistant : Sean Rowbottom
Additional Recording at : Downtown Recorders, Boston, MA; Desolation Sound, Vancouver, B.C. & Music Annex, Menlo Park, CA
Assistance by Lena Tsakmaki
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound/NYC
Post-Production by Michael Landy & Joseph Doughney at The Review Room/NYC


01 - I Can't Stop The Rain

Arranged & Programmed by Brad Cole
John Chiodini : Guitar
Dave Boruff : Saxophone
Maxi Anderson, Leslie Smith & Anjani Thomas : Background vocals

02 - I'm All About You

Associate Producer : Tom Keane
Arranged & Programmed by Tom Keane
Jeffrey Calamusa : "The Box" (In Breakdown)
Catte Adams, Katrina Perkins & Natalie Jackson : Background vocals

03 - I Need Your Love

Arranged & Programmed by Tom Keane
Michael Landau & Dave Hart : Guitars
Terry Steele & Tom Keane : Background vocals

04 - Love'll Hold My Baby Tonight

Arranged & Programmed by Tom Keane
Michael Landau : Guitar
Dave Boruff : Saxophone
Terry Sampson & Tom Keane : Background vocals

05 - Gather Ye Rosebuds

Associate Producer : Brad Cole
Arranged & Programmed by Brad Cole
Mark Torroll : Cymbals
Sam Riney : Saxophone

06 - Heavy Weather

Arranged & Programmed by Brad Cole
Michael Sembello : Guitar
Additional Engineering by Chris Papastephanou

07 - God's Gift To The World

Arranged & Programmed by Tom Keane
Drums & Percussion Programmed by John Keane
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Terry Sampson, Anjani Thomas, Wayne Arnold & Carl Anderson : Background vocals
Jesus Christ Superstar Choir : Ted Neeley, Syreeta Wright, David Bedella, Forest Gardner, Michelle Wylie, Karen Byers, Cindi Parise, Laura Soltis, Eileen Kaden, Jeffrey Watkins, Diane Curwick, Pressley Sutherland & Kevin R. Wright

08 - Feel The Night

Arranged & Programmed by Brad Cole
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Dave Boruff : Saxophone
Michael Ruff, Wayne Arnold & Lynne Fiddmont : Background vocals
Additional Engineering by Ken Deranterasian

09 - Always Come Running

Arranged & Programmed by Jeff Pfeifer & Rob Pfeifer
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Dave Boruf : Saxophone Solo
Jerry Watts Jr. : Bass
Brenda Lee Eager, Cynthia Bass & Della Miles : Background vocals

10 - Black Rain (Miles To Go)

Arranged & Programmed by Marc Hugenberger
Michael Sembello : Guitar
Jennifer Batten : Guitar Solo
Carl Anderson & Michael Sembello : Background vocals
Additional Engineering by Chris Papastephanou



Carl Anderson "Fantasy Hotel" (1992) -Westcoast Rock-

  
 Label : GRP Records


01 - I Will Be There* (Jeffrey Osborne & Don Freeman)
02 - If Not For Love** (David Foster & Linda Thompson)
03 - Once In A Lifetime Love* (Graham Lyle & Terry Britten)
04 - Love Will Follow* (Kenny Loggins & Tom Snow)
05 - Enough Said* (Chauncey Hines & Stafford Floyd)
06 - All I Wanna Do* (Terry Silverlight & Ellison Chase)
07 - The Closest Thing To Heaven** (Ken Gold & Andy Caine)
08 - Lover's Mask** (Michael Ruff & Henrick Janson)
09 - I'm No Stranger** (Gary Taylor)
10 - Wish I Could Stay (Fantasy Hotel)*** (Michel Colombier & Kathy Wakefield)


*Produced by Russ Freeman for Russ Freeman Productions
Recorded by Russ Freeman at Underwear Studios & Alpha Studios, Burbank, CA
Additional Recording by Bob Margouleff & Brant Biles
Mixed by Bob Margouleff, Russ Freeman & Brant Biles at Alpha Studios
Production Coordinator : Andi Howard
**Produced by Andre Fischer for KSF Group, Inc.
Associate Producer : Jeffrey Woodruff
Recorded & Mixed by Jeffrey Woodroff at Pacifique Studios
Assistant Engineers : Anas Allaf, Ken Deranteriasian & Randy Long
***Produced by Carl Anderson for Abu Khalil Productions
Recorded & Mixed by Jeffrey Woodruff at Pacifique Studios
Supervising Producer : Russ Freeman
Executive Producers : Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Assistant Executive Producer : Carl Griffin
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering


01 - I Will Be There

Tony Morales : Drums
Russ Freeman : Bass, Keyboards & Electric Guitar
Leslie Smith, Anjani Thomas & Maxi Anderson : Background vocals

02 - If Not For Love

Arranged by David Foster
Brad Cole : Acoustic Piano & Synthesizer Overdubb
David Foster : Electric Piano
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
Michael Thompson : Guitar
Rick Marotta : Drums
Dave Boruff : Sax Solo
Julie Delgado, Kevin Guillaumes, Leslie Smith & Anjani Thomas : Background vocals

03 - Once In A Lifetime Love

Tony Morales : Drums
Russ Freeman : Bass, Keyboards, Electric Guitar & Guitar Solo
Leslie Smith, Anjani Thomas, Kevin Guillaume & Maxi Anderson : Background vocals

04 - Love Will Follow

Tony Morales : Drums
Nathan East : Bass
Russ Freeman : Keyboards & Electric Guitar
Mark Portmann : Additional Keyboards
Leslie Smith, Anjani Thomas & Maxi Anderson : Background vocals
Gerald Albright : Alto Sax

05 - Enough Said

Tony Morales : Drums
Alphonso Johnson : Bass
Larry Steelman : Acoustic Piano
Mark Portmann : Keyboards
Russ Freeman : Guitar
Leslie Smith, Anjani Thomas, Kevin Guillaume & Maxi Anderson : Background vocals

06 - All I Wanna Do

Arranged by Russ Freeman
Russ Freeman : Keyboards, Electric Guitar, Drum Programming & Bass
Tony Morales : Hit-Hat & Cymbals

07 - The Closest Thing To Heaven

Arranged by Brad Cole & Andre Fischer
Brad Cole Digital All Stars : All Instruments
John Chiodini : Guitar Solo
Steve Tavaglione : Soprano Sax Solo
Julie Delgado, Kevin Guillaume, Leslie Smith & Anjani Thomas : Background vocals

08 - Lover's Mask

Arranged by Brad Cole & Andre Fischer
Brad Cole Digital All Stars : All Instruments
Julie Delgado, Kevin Guillaume, Leslie Smith & Anjani Thomas : Background vocals

09 - I'm No Stranger

Arranged by Brad Cole & Andre Fischer
Brad Cole Digital All Stars : All Instruments
Brad Cole : Piano Solo
Julie Delgado, Kevin Guillaume, Leslie Smith & Anjani Thomas : Background vocals

10 - Wish I Could Stay (Fantasy Hotel)

Arranged by Brad Cole
Brad Cole Digital All Stars : All Instruments



18/10/2010

Cory Wells "Ahead Of The Storm" (1979)


  Label : A&M Records


01 - Comin' Home (Eric Clapton & Bonnie Bramlett)
02 - Why-Oh-You (Y-O-U) (Leffrey Sprit & Jay Gruska)
03 - Hold On And Do It Right (Cory Wells, Eddie Setser & Troy Seals)
04 - Jail Break (Cory Wells & Troy Seals)
05 - One Jump Ahead Of The Storm (Joe New & Troy Seals)
06 - Hard Times (Cory Wells & Bob Hogins)
07 - Maggie (Joe New & Troy Seals)
08 - You Don't Know Like I Know (David Porter & Isaac Hayes)
09 - Goin' Down Down Down (Cory Wells)
10 - I Just Can't Turn My Habit Into Love (Michael Smotherman)


Produced by David Anderle & Cory Wells
Arrangements by Cory Wells, Bob Hogins, Jay Gruska, Steve Lukather, Leland "Lee" Sklar, Jaï Winding, Jay Graydon & Mike Baird
Recording & Mixing Engineer : Ken Nebergall
Second Engineer : Peggy McCreary
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood


01 - Comin' Home

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Steve Lukather
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Mike Baird
Percussion : Steve Forman

02 - Why-Oh-You (Y-O-U)

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Steve Lukather
Piano : Bob Hogins
Organ : Jay Gruska
Bass : John Pierce
Drums : Mike Baird
Background vocals : Jay Gruska, Carmen Twillie & Venette Gloud

03 - Hold On And Do It Right

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Danny Weis
Piano : Bob Hogins
Moog : Jaï Winding
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Mike Baird
Background vocals : Oren Waters, Luther Waters & Cory Wells

04 - Jail Break

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Lead Guitar : Jeff Baxter
Piano : Bob Hogins
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Mike Baird
Background vocals : Oren Waters, Luther Waters & Cory Wells

05 - One Jump Ahead Of The Storm

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Jay Graydon
Piano : David Foster
Bass  John Pierce
Drums : Mike Baird

06 - Hard Times

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Jay Graydon
Rhodes : Bob Hogins
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Mike Baird
Congas : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Carmen Twillie, Venette Gloud & Cory Wells

07 - Maggie

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Peter McRae
Rhodes : Jaï Winding
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Mike Baird
Percussion : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Oren Waters, Luther Waters & Cory Wells

08 - You Don't Know Like I Know

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Steve Lukather
Piano : Bob Hogins
Organ : Booker T. Jones
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Percussion : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Oren Waters, Luther Waters & Cory Wells

09 - Goin' Down Down Down

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Guitar Solo : Jeff Baxter
Rhodes : Jaï Winding
Synthesizers : Jaï Winding & Steve Porcaro
Bass : John Pierce
Drums : Mike Baird
Background vocals : Jim Gilstrap, Carmen Twillie & Venette Gloud

10 - I Just Can't Turn My Habit Into Love

Guitars : Steve Lukather & Jay Graydon
Piano & Rhodes : Bob Hogins
Organ & Synthesizer : Jaï Winding
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Mike Baird