30/09/2010

Babadu "Babadu!" (1979)


  Label : Hanaiia Records / Céleste


01 - We're Not To Blame (S. Davies III)
02 - Words To A Song (Billy Kaui) 
03 - Lost In A Dream Of Love (S. Davis Jr.)
04 - Forget Leaving (C. Souza)
05 - I'v' Got My Roots (S. Davies III)
06 - I Did The Right Time (S. Davies III)
07 - I Love Music (S. Davies III)
08 - All I've Got To Give (Kirk Thompson)


Produced & Arranged by Kirk Thompson
Engineer : Keith Mattingly
Recorded at Broad Recording Studios, Honolulu


Musicians :

Lead vocals : Babadu
Background vocals : Babadu, Kirk Thompson & Star Williams
Piano : Kit Ebersbach
Guitar : John Rapoza
Bass : John Gallarde
Drums : Scott Kohler
Flute & Reeds : Michael Paulo
Trumpet : Mike Baker
Trombone : Ira Nepus
Keyboards & Chimes : Kirk Thompson
Percussion : Master Henry Gibson
Straw Boss : Tim Hicks

Anita Baker "Rapture" (1986) -Westcoast Soul / Smooth Soul-

  
 Label : Elektra / Asylum Records


01 - Sweet Love (Anita Baker, Louis A. Johnson & Gary Bias)
02 - You Bring Me Joy (David Lasley)
03 - Caught Up In The Rapture (Garry Glenn & Dianne Quander)
04 - Been So Long (Anita Baker)
05 - Mystery (Rod Temperton)
06 - No One In The World (Ken Hirsch & Marti Sharron)
07 - Same Ole Love (Marilyn McLeod & Darryl K. Roberts)
08 - Watch Your Step (Anita Baker)


Executive Producer : Anita Baker
All songs except "No One In The World"
Recorded at Yamaha R&D Studio, Glendale, CA
Produced by Michael J. Powell
Engineer : Barney Perkins
Assistant Engineers : Fred Law, Keith Seppanen & Keith Cohen
Additional Recording : United Sound Systems, Inc., Detroit, Mich.
Engineer : Barney Perkins
Assistant Engineer : Tony Ray
Mixed at Yamaha R&D Studio by Barney Perkins & Michael J. Powell
"No One In The World"
Recorded & Mixed at Music Grinder Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA
Re-Mixed at Yamaha R&D Studio by Barney Perkins & Michael J. Powell
Produced by Marti Sharron & Gary Skardina
Engineer : Gary Skardina é Robert Feist
Mastering by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Studios



01 - Sweet Love

Keyboards : Sir Gant
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Gregg Moore
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Bunny Hull, Jim Gilstrap, Darryl Phinnessee & Anita Baker

02 - You Bring Me Joy

Keyboards : Sir Gant
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Gregg Moore
Saxophone : Don Myrick
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Bunny Hull, Vesta Williams, Alex Brown, Jim Gilstrap, Darryl Phinnessee & Anita Baker 

03 - Caught Up In The Rapture

Keyboards : Vernon Fails
Bass : David B. Washington
Guitar : Michael J. Powell
Drums : Arthur Marbury III
Percussion : Lorenzo Brown & Lawrence Fratangelo
Background vocals : Anita Baker 

04 - Been So Long

Keyboards : Sir Gant
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Guitar : Donald Griffin
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Background vocals : Bunny Hull, Jim Gilstrap, Daryl Phinnessee & Anita Baker

05 - Mystery

Keyboards : Vernon Fails
Bass : David B. Washington
Guitar : Michael J. Powell
Drums : Arthur Marbury III
Finger Pops : Holli L. Perkins, Alpha L. Perkins, Michael J. Powell & Warren Woods
Background vocals : Natalie D. Jackson & Anita Baker 

06 - No One In The World

Keyboards : Randy Kerber
Synthesizer Overdubs : Greg Phillinganes & Paul Chiten
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Guitar : Dean Parks
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Rhythm Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Phillip Ingram, Darry Phinnessee & Lynn Davis 

07 - Same Ole Love

Keyboards : Sir Gant
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Gregg Moore
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Bunny Hull, Jim Gilstrap & Darryl Phinnessee 

08 - Watch Your Step

Keyboards : Sir Gant & Anita Baker
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Donald Griffin
Saxophone : Gerald Albright
Drums : Ricky Lawson

03/09/2010

Amy Grant "Straight Ahead" (1984) -CCM-


  Label : Sparrow Records / EMI Records


01 - Where Do You Hide Your Heart (Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith)
02 - Jehovah (Geoffrey P. Thurman)
03 - Angels (Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Gary Chapman & Brown Bannister)
04 - Straight Ahead (Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith & Gary Chapman)
05 - Thy Word (Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith)
06 - It's Not A Song (Gary Chapman & Robbie Buchanan)
07 - Open Arms (Amy Grant, Gary Chapman & Bruce Hibbard)
08 - Doubly Good To You (Rich Mullins)
09 - Tomorrow (Amy Grant, Gary Chapman & Bruce Hibbard)
10 - The Now And The Not Yet (Pam Mark Hall)


Produced by Brown Bannister
Executive Producers : Michael Blanton, Dan Harrell & Gary Chapman
Engineer : Jack Joseph Puig
Strings Arranged by Alan Moore
Recorded at Caribou Ranch, Nederland, CO; The Bennett House, Franklin, TN; Bullet Recoding, Nashville, TN; Woodland Studio, North Hollywood, CA; Mama Jo's Studio, North Hollywood, CA & Air Studios, London, England
Mixed at The Bennett House, Franklin, TN
Additional Enginneering : Jim Baird, Gene Eichelberger, Steve Ford, Kevin Burns, Jerry Mahler & Daniel Gracia


01 - Where Do You Hide Your Heart

Keyboards GS-II : Michael W. Smith
Jupiter 8 : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Alan Steinberger
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Electric Guitar & "Fly" Guitar : Jon Goin
Guitar Solo : Dann Huff
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Amy Grant, Donna McElroy, Kim Fleming & Gary Chapman

02 - Jehovah

Keyboards GS-II : Michael W. Smith
Piano & Jupiter 8 : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Shane Keister
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Jon Goin
Background vocals : Donna McElroy & Gary Pigg

03 - Angels

Keyboards GS-II : Michael W. Smith
Piano : Robbie Buchanan
Synthesizers : Shane Keister
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Jon Goin
"The Stick" : Andy Widders-Ellis
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, Carmen Twillie, Marty McCall, Gary Pigg & Deborah Black

04 - Straight Ahead

Keyboards & Piano : Michael W. Smith
Organ : Shane Keister
Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Bass : Mike Brignardello & Duncan Mullins
Drums : Paul Leim
Guitar : Jon Goin & Gary Chapman
Guitar Solo : Gary Chapman
Background vocals : Donna McElroy, Kim Fleming & Gary Chapman

05 - Thy Word

Keyboards & Piano : Michael W. Smith
Jupiter 8 : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Shane Keister & Alan Steinberger
Background vocals : Amy Grant, Gary Chapman, Donna McElroy, Kim Fleming, Leann Jones, Curt Lyles & Mark Mason

06 - It's Not A Song

Arranged by Robbie Buchanan
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Alan Steinberger
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Jon Goin
Background vocals : Richard Page, Steve George & Thomas Kain

07 - Open Arms

Keyboards & Fender Rhodes : Robbie Buchanan
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Jon Goin & Dean Parks
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Billy Sprague, Ron Downey, Chris Harris & Dave Thornton

08 - Doubly Good To You

Keyboards GS-II : Michael W. Smith
Jupiter 8 : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Shane Keister
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Jon Goin
Percussion : Farrell Morris

09 - Tomorrow

Keyboards & Piano : Michael W. Smith
Fender Rhodes : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Alan Steinberger
Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Dann Huff & Jon Goin
Percussion : Lenny Castro

10 - The Now And The Not Yet

Keyboards & Piano : Michael W. Smith
Synthesizers : Alan Steinberger 
Drums : Kenny Malone
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Jon Goin
Percussion : Farrell Morris
Background vocals : Amy Grant & Ron Downey

Amy Grant "Never Alone" (1980) -CCM-

  
 Label : Sparrow Records / EMI Records


01 - Look What Has Happened To Me (Gary Chapman & Brown Bannister)
02 - So Glad (Amy Grant, Brown Bannister & Chris Christian)
03 - Walking Away With You (Amy Grant, Gary Chapman & Chris Christian)
04 - Family (Amy Grant)
05 - Don't Give Up On Me (Amy Grant, Brown Bannister & Gary Chapman)
06 - That's The Day (Bruce Hibbard, Kelly Willard & Hadley Hockensmith)
07 - If I Have To Die (Amy Grant)
08 - All I Ever Have To Be (Gary Chapman)
09 - It's A Miracle (Gary Chapman & Chris Christian)
10 - Too Late (Amy Grant & Chris Christian)
11 - First Love (Dawn Rodgers)
12 - Say Once More (Brian Carr & Gwen Moore)


Produced by Brown Bannister for Chris Christian Productions
Executive Producer : Michael Blanton
Engineers : Jack Joseph Puig & Jimmy Birch
Mixed by Brown Bannister & Jimmy Birch
Recorded at Gold Mine Studio, Brentwwod, TN & Martin Sound Studio, Los Angeles, CA


01 - Look What Has Happened To Me

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : David Hungate
Piano : Larry Muhoberac
Electric Guitars : Tim May & Billy Walker
Flute & Sax : Dennis Solee
String Arrangement by Shane Keister

02 - So Glad

Drums : Clay Caire
Bass : Jack Williams
Piano & Synthesizer : Shane Keister
Acoustic Guitar : Johnny Christopher
Electric Guitar : Pete Bordinali
String Arrangement by John Darnall

03 - Walking Away With You

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : David Hungate
Piano : Larry Muhoberac
Electric Guitars : Pete Bordinali, Tim May & Billy Walker
Synthesizer : Shane Keister
Percussion : Fred Petry
Background vocals : Steve Brantley, Thomas Cain, Bruce Dees & Diana DeWitt
String Arrangement by Ron Huff

04 - Family

Bass : Joe Schmee
Acoustic Guitars : Jimmy Capps, Johnny Christopher & Billy Walker
Percussion : Farrell Morris & Fred Petry

05 - Don't Give Up On Me

Drums : Roger Clark
Bass : Bob Wray
Acoustic Piano : Thomas Cain
Electric Guitar : Bruce Dees
Fender Rhodes : Clayton Ivey
Horn Arrangement by Don Hart
Background vocals : Brown Bannister, Bruce Dees, Patti Leatherwood & Belinda West

06 - That's The Day

Piano : Shane Keister
Accordion : Jerry Roberts
Background vocals : Gary Chapman, Diana DeWitt & Gary Pigg

07 - If I Have To Die

Drums : Clay Caire
Bass : Jack Williams
Piano : Shane Keister
Electric Guitar : Pete Bordinali
Flute & Sax : Dennis Solee
Harp : Cindy Reynolds
Percussion : Farrell Morris
String Arrangement : Shane Keister

08 - All I Ever Have To Be

Classical Guitar : Pete Bordinali
Lyricon : Dennis Solee
String Arrangement : Ronn Huff

09 - It's A Miracle

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : David Hungate
Piano : Larry Muhoberac
Electric Guitars : Tim May & Billy Walker
Background vocals : Bruce Dees & Greg Gordon

10 - Too Late

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : David Hungate
Piano : Larry Muhoberac
Guitars : Tim May & Billy Walker
Background vocals : Diana DeWitt & Gary Pigg

11 - First Love

Bass : Joe Schmee
Acoustic Guitar : Billy Walker
Synthesizer : Shane Keister
Flute : Dennis Solee

12 - Say Once More

Bass Marimba : Farrell Morris
Percussion : Mark Morris
Background vocals : Gary Pigg & Diana DeWitt

Donna Summer "Bad Girls" (1979)


  Label : Casablanca Record & FilmWorks


01 - Hot Stuff (Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer & Keith Forsey)
02 - Bad Girls (Donna Summer, Eddie Hokenson, Bruce Sudano & Joe Esposito)
03 - Love Will Always Find You (Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte)
04 - Walk Away (Pete Bellotte & Harold Faltermeyer)
05 - Dim All The Lights (Donna Summer)
06 - Journey To The Center Of Your Heart (Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte)
07 - One Night In A Lifetime (Pete Bellotte & Harold Faltermeyer)
08 - Can't Get To Sleep At Night (Bob Conti & Bruce Sudano)
09 - On My Honour (Donna Summer, Harold Faltermeyer & Bruce Sudano)
10 - There Will Always Be A You (Donna Summer)
11 - All Through The Night (Donna Summer & Bruce Roberts)
12 - My Baby Understands (Donna Summer)
13 - Our Love (Giorgio Moroder & Donna Summer)
14 - Lucky (Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, Bruce Sudano, Joe Esposito & Eddie Hokenson)
15 - Sunset People (Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer & Keith Forsey)


Produced by Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte
Arranged by Harold Faltermeyer
Recorded & Mixed at Rusk Sound Studios, Los Angeles
Recording Engineers : Juergen Koppers & Steven D. Smith
Assistant Engineer : Carolyn Tapp
Mixing Engineer : Juergen Koppers
Mastering by Brian Gardner at Alan Zentz Studios, Los Angeles


Musicians :

Drums & Percussion : Keith Forsey
Bass : Scott Edwards, Bob Glaub & Harold Faltermeyer
Piano : Jaï Winding
Piano, Rhodes, D6 & All Synthesizers : Harold Faltermeyer, Bruce Roberts
Guitar : Jeff Baxter, Jay Graydon & Paul Jackson Jr.
Pull Guitar & Pedal Steel : Al Perkins
Synthesizer Programming on "Our Love" & "Lucky" : Dan Wyman
Trumpets : Steve Madaio, Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Saxophone : Gary Herbig (Including Solos)
Trombone : Dick Hyde & Bill Reichenbach
Strings : Sid Sharp (Concertmaster)
Musical Contractor : Trevor Veitch
Background vocals : Stephanie Spruill, Maxine Willard Waters & Julia Tillman Waters
Solo on "Hot Stuff" : Jeff Baxter

"My Baby Understands"
Produced by Donna Summer & Juergen Koppers
Recorded at Music Grinder Studios, Los Angeles
Mixed at Rusk Studios, Los Angeles
Solo Background Vocal Group : LA
Musicians : Bruce Fisher, Scott Lipsker, Jeff Holman, Kevin Moore, Holden Raphael, Michael King, Jill Colucci & Patty Fisher

02/09/2010

Kenny Loggins "Alive" (1980)


Label : Sony Music


DISC 1

01 - I Belive In Love (Kenny Loggins, Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman)
02 - Whenever I Call You "Friend" (Kenny Loggins & Melissa Manchester)
03 - Waith A Little While (Kenny Loggins & Eva Ein)
04 - Why Do People Lie (Kenny Loggins & Eva Ein)
05 - What A Fool Believes (Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald)
06 - Junkanoo Holiday (Fallin'... Flyin) (Kenny Loggins)
07 - I'm Alright (Kenny Loggins)
08 - Celebrate Me Home (Kenny Loggins & Bob James)

DISC 2

09 - You Don't Know Me (Cindy Walker & Eddy Arnold)
10 - Now And Then (Kenny Loggins & Jeff Bouchard)
11 - All Alone Tonight (Kenny Loggins, Alan Thornhill, Martin Young & Dona Lyn George)
12 - Here There And Everywhere (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
13 - Angelique (Kenny Loggins & Eva Ein)
14 - Love Has Come Of Age (Kenny Loggins)
15 - This Is It (Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald)
16 - Down'n Dirty (Kenny Loggins, Brian Mann & Eva Ein)
17 - Easy Driver (Jerry Riopelle & David Plehn)
18 - Keep The Fire (Kenny Loggins & Eva Ein)


Produced by Bruce Botnick & Kenny Loggins
Performance Recorded between December 1978 & July 1980
Recorded Live in Chico, Sacramento, Los Angeles, California & Tahoe, Nevada by The Record Plant, Los Angeles, California
Mixed at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Mixing Engineers : Rik Pekkonen & Bruce Botnick
Associate Engineers : Mark Ettel & Jay Kaufman

Senator Theatre/Chico, California - 12 December 1978
"Down 'n Dirty" & Why Do People Lie"

Community Center Yheatre/Sacramento, California - 14 December 1978
"Whenever I Call You "Friend"", "You Don't Know Me", "Easy Driver", "Angelique", "Wait A Little While" & "Celebrate Me Home"

High Sierra Theatre, Sahara Tahoe/Tahoe, Nevada - 13 & 15 March 1980
"Here There And Everywhere" & "Now And Then"

Universal Amphitheatre/Los Angeles, California - 12 June 1980
"I Believe In Love", "Keep The Fire", "Junkanoo Holiday (Fallin' Flyin')", "This Is It", "Love Has Come Of Age" & "What A Fool Believes"

Fox Theatre/Atlanta, Georgia - 20 July 1980
"I'm Alright" & "All Alone Tonight"


Musicians :

Kenny Loggins : Lead vocals
George Hawkins : Bass & Vocals
Brian Mann : Keyboards & Vocals
Mike Hamilton : Guitar & Vocals
Tris Imboden : Drums & Vocals
Jon Clarke : Horns, Woodwinds, Double Reeds, Percussion & Vocals
Vince Denham : Horns, Woodwinds, Bass Clarinet, Percussion & Vocals

Guest Performers :

Mark Wittenberg : Guitar on "I'm Alright"
Steve Wood : Vocal on "Keep The Fire"
Albhy Galuten : String Arrangement on "Here There And Everywhere"

Kenny Loggins "Celebrate Me Home" (1977)

  
 Label : Sony Music


01 - Lady Luck (Kenny Loggins & John Townsend)
02 - If You Be Wise (Kenny Loggins & Jimmy Webb)
03 - I Believe In Love (Kenny Loggins, Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman)
04 - Set It Free (Kenny Loggins & Eva Ein)
05 - Why Do People Lie (Kenny Loggins & Eva Ein)
06 - Enter My Dream (Kenny Loggins)
07 - I've Got The Melody (Deep In My Heart) (Patti Austin)
08 - Celebrate Me Home (Kenny Loggins & Bob James)
09 - Daddy's Back (Kenny Loggins, David Foster & Eva Ein)
10 - You Don't Know Me (Cindy Walker & Eddy Arnold)


Produced by Phil Ramone & Bob James
Musical Direction & String Arrangements : Bob James
Horn Arrangements : Bob James, Jon Clarke & Vince Denham
All Lead vocals : Kenny Loggins
Engineered by Phil Ramone
Assisted by Jim Boyer, Frank Jones & Andy MacDonald
Recorded at Burbank Studios, L.A. & A&R Studios, N.Y.C.


01 - Lady Luck

Steve Forman : Percussion
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Tommy Tedesco : Mandolin, Bouzouki & Mandola
Hiram Bullock : Electric Guitar Solo
Lee Ritenour : Bouzouki & Mandolin, Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Robben Ford : Electric Guitar
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Background vocals

02 - If You Be Wise

Eric Gale : Electric Guitar
Steve Khan : Acoustic Guitar
Bob James : Keyboards
George Hawkins : Bass
Steve Gadd : Drums
Patti Austin, Lani Groves & Gwen Guthrie : Background vocals
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Vocal Backgrounds

03 - I Believe In Love

Ralph MacDonald : Tambourine
Jon Clarke : Sopranino Recorder Solo & Recorder Consort
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
Robben Ford : Acoustic Guitar
Hugh McCracken : Acoustic Guitar
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Background vocals

04 - Set It Free

Steve Forman : Percussion
Laudir De Oliveira : Percussion
Robben Ford : Electric Guitar
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
Dean Parks : Acoustic & Electric Guitar
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
Patti Austin, Lani Groves & Gwen Guthrie : Background vocals
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Vocal Backgrounds

05 - Why Do People Lie

Robben Ford : Electric Guitar
Dean Parks : Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Steve Forman : Percussion
Laudir De Oliveira : Percussion
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
Jon Clarke : Saxes & Woodwinds
Vince Denham : Alto Sax Solo & Woodwinds
Ralph MacDonald : Cabassa & Congos
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Vocal Backgrounds

06 - Enter My Dream

Steve Forman : Percussion
Laudir De Oliveira : Percussion
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
Robben Ford : Electric Guitar
Hugh McCracken : Acoustic Guitar
Jon Clarke : Oboe, English Horn & Recorders

07 - I've Got The Melody (Deep In My Heart)

Bob James : Keyboards
George Hawkins : Bass
Steve Gadd : Drums
Eric Gale : Electric Guitar
Steve Khan : Electric Guitar
Ralph MacDonald : Congas, Cow Bell & Tambourine
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Vocal Backgrounds
Patti Austin : Background Harmony Vocals

08 - Celebrate Me Home

Ralph MacDonald : Tambourine
Bill Eaton : Choral Arrangement
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
Eric Gale : Electric Guitar
Richard Tee : Organ
George Hawkins & Kenny Loggins : Vocal Backgrounds

09 - Daddy's Back

Steve Forman : Percussion
Laudir De Oliveira : Percussion
Eric Gale : Electric Guitar
Robben Ford : Electric Guitar
Bob James : Keyboards
Harvey Mason : Drums
George Hawkins : Bass
Jon Clarke & Vince Denham : Saxes & Woodwinds

10 - You Don't Know Me

Eric Gale : Electric Guitar
Bob James : Fender Rhodes

01/09/2010

Linda Ronstadt "Simple Dreams" (1977)

  
 Label : Elektra / Asylum Records


01 - It's So Easy (Buddy Holly & Norman Petty)
02 - Carmelita (Warren Zevon)
03 - Simple Man, Simple Dream (J.D. Souther)
04 - Sorrow Lives Here (Eric Kaz)
05 - I Never Will Marry (Traditional Arranged by Linda Ronstadt)
06 - Blue Bayou (Roy Orbison & Joe Melson)
07 - Poor Poor Pitiful Me (Warren Zevon)
08 - Maybe I'm Right (Waddy Wachtel)
09 - Tumbling Dice (Mick Jagger & Keith Richards)
10 - Old Paint (Traditional Arranged by Linda Ronstadt)


Produced by Peter Asher
Recorded & Mixed at The Sound Factory, LA by Val Garay
Assisted by Mark Howlett
Recorded May 23rd-July22nd, 1977.
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, LA by Doug Sax


01 - It's So Easy

Acoustic Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Electric Guitars : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Rick Marotta
Clavinet : Don Grolnick
Background vocals : Peter Asher, Kenny Edwards, Linda Ronstadt & Waddy Wachtel

02 - Carmelita

Acoustic Guitars : Dan Dugmore & Waddy Wachtel
Electric Guitar : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums & Syn-Drums : Rick Marotta
Organ : Don Grolnick
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards & Waddy Wachtel

03 - Simple Man, Simple Dream

Steel Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums & Shaker : Rick Marotta
Electric Piano : Don Grolnick
Violin : Charles Veal
Viola : David Campbell
Cello : Dennis Karmazyn
Double Bass : Richard Feves
String Arrangements by David Campbell

04 - Sorrow Lives Here

Acoustic Piano : Don Grolnick

05 - I Never Will Marry

Acoustic Guitars : Linda Ronstadt & Waddy Wachtel
Dobro : Mike Auldridge
Harmony vocals : Dolly Parton

06 - Blue Bayou

Acoustic Guitar : Waddy Wachtel
Steel Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass & Mandolin : Kenny Edwards
Drums, Syn-Drums & Cowbell : Rick Marotta
Electric Piano : Don Grolnick
Marimba : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards & Don Henley

07 - Poor Poor Pitiful Me

Acoustic Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Electric Guitar : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums & Syn-Drums : Rick Marotta
Clavinet : Don Grolnick
Tambourine & Maracas : Peter Asher
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards & Larry Hagler

08 - Maybe I'm Right

Acoustic Guitar & Electric Guitars : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Background vocals : Peter Asher, J.D. Souther & Waddy Wachtel

09 - Tumbling Dice

Electric Guitars : Dan Dugmore & Waddy Wachtel
Slide Guitar Solo : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Rick Marotta
Piano : Don Grolnick
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards & Waddy Wachtel

10 - Old Paint

Acoustic Guitar : Linda Ronstadt
Dobro : Mike Auldridge
Background vocals : Peter Asher & Kenny Edwards
Additional Background vocals on Last Chorus : Peter Asher, Kenny Edwards, Herb Pedersen & Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt "Hasten Down The Wind" (1976)

  
 Label : Elektra / Asylum / Nonesuch Records


01 - Lose Again (Karla Bonoff)
02 - The Tattler (Ry Cooder, Russ Titelman & Washington Phillips)
03 - If He's Ever Near (Karla Bonoff)
04 - That'll Be The Day (J. Allison, B. Holly & N. Petty)
05 - Lo Siento Mi Vida (Linda Ronstadt, Kenny Edwards & Gilbert Ronstadt)
06 - Hasten Down The Wind (Warren Zevon)
07 - Rivers Of Babylon (B. Dowe & S. McNaughton)
08 - Give One Heart (John Hall & Johanna Hall)
09 - Try Me Again (Linda Ronstadt & Andrew Gold)
10 - Crazy (Willie Nelson)
11 - Down So Low (Tracy Nelson)
12 - Someone To Lay Down Beside Me (Karla Bonoff)


Produced by Peter Asher
Recorded & Mixed at The Sound Factory, LA by Val Garay
Assisted by Greg Ladanyi
Recorded Marc-June, 1976
Mastered at A&M, LA by Bernie Grundman


01 - Lose Again

Acoustic Guitars, Piano & Arp String Ensemble : Andrew Gold
Electric Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards & Andrew Gold
Concert Master : Charles Veal
Principal Cellist : Dennis Karmazyn
Strings Arranged & Conducted by David Campbell

02 - The Tattler

Electric Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass & Mandolin : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Electric Piano & Sleigh Bells : Andrew Gold
Shaker & Tambourine : Peter Asher
Hand Claps : Peter Asher & Andrew Gold
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards, Andrew Gold & Linda Ronstadt
Violins : Charles Veal & Ken Yerke
Strings Arranged by Kenny Edwards & David Campbell
Conducted by David Campbell

03 - If He's Ever Near

Acoustic Guitars, Organ, Arp String Ensemble & Finger Cymbals : Andrew Gold
Electric Guitar : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Russ Kunkel
Tambourine : Peter Asher
Background vocals : Karla Bonoff, Linda Ronstadt & Wendy Waldman

04 - That'll Be The Day

Electric Guitars (Left) : Andrew Gold
Electric Guitars (Right) : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Hand Claps : Linda Ronstadt
Wood Block : Peter Asher
Background vocals : Kenny Edwards & Andrew Gold

05 - Lo Siento Mi Vida

Acoustic Guitar (Left) : Kenny Edwards
Acoustic Guitar (Right) : Waddy Wachtel
Steel Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Andrew Gold
Drums : Russ Kunkel
Harmony Vocals : Kenny Edwards & Andrew Gold

06 - Hasten Down The Wind

Electric Guitar : Waddy Wachtel
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Russ Kunkel
Piano & Tambourine : Andrew Gold
Harmony Vocal : Don Henley
Violas : Charles Veal & Paul Polivnick
Cello : Dennis Karmazyn
Double Bass : Richard Feves
Strings Arranged & Conducted by David Campbell

07 - Rivers Of Babylon

Vocals : Kenny Edwards, Andrew Gold & Linda Ronstadt

08 - Give One Heart

Lead Guitars, Electric Rhythm Guitars, Electric Piano & Cowbell : Andrew Gold
Reggae Lead Guitar : Waddy Wachtel
Steel Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Cowbell & Shaker : Peter Asher
Background vocals : Peter Asher, Andrew Gold, Herb Pedersen & Linda Ronstadt

09 - Try Me Again

Electric Guitars & Piano : Andrew Gold
Steel Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Background vocals : Pat Henderson, Becci Louis & Sherlie Matthews
Concert Master : Charles Veal
Principal Cellist : Dennis Karmazyn
Strings Arranged & Conducted by David Campbell

10 - Crazy

Acoustic Guitar : Andrew Gold
Steel Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Piano : Clarence McDonald

11 - Down So Low

Electric Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Piano : Andrew Gold
Choir : Gerry Garret, Jim Gilstrap, Clydie King, Pat Henderson, Becci Louis, Sherlie Matthews & Bili Thedford

12 - Someone To Lay Down Beside Me

Electric Guitar : Dan Dugmore
Bass : Kenny Edwards
Drums : Mike Botts
Piano & Clavinet : Andrew Gold
Background vocals : Karla Bonoff, Linda Ronstadt & Wendy Waldman
Concert Master : Charles Veal
Principal Cellist : Dennis Karmazyn
Strings Arranged & Conducted by David Campbell

Stylus "The Best Kept Secret" (1978)


  Label : EMI / Vivid Sound


01 - Discover Your Life (Peter Cupples)
02 - Bush Walkin' (Peter Cupples)
03 - Look At Me (Ashley Henderson)
04 - Sweetness (Peter Cupples & Trevor Courtney)
05 - Work Out Fine (Ron Peers)
06 - Funky Music (Peter Cupples)
07 - Got To Be (Peter Cupples)
08 - Kissin' (Peter Cupples)
09 - Natural Feeling (Sam McNally)
10 - Hangin' (Peter Cupples & Trevor Courtney)


Produced by Peter Cupples & John French


Stylus :

Peter Cupples : Lead Vocal & Guitars
Ashley Henderson : Bass & Vocals
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar & Vocals
Sam McNally : Keyboards
Trevor Courtney : Drums

Stylus "For The Love Of Music" (1976)

  
 Label : EMI / Vivid Sound


01 - For The Love Of Music (Peter Cupples)
02 - Musical Man (Peter Cupples)
03 - Movin' On Home (Peter Cupples)
04 - So Much Love (Peter Cupples)
05 - Gettin' In The Groove (Peter Cupples & Trevor Courtney)
06 - Nature Is Giving (Peter Cupples)
07 - I Just Don't Wanna Fall In Love Right Now (Ashley Henderson)
08 - We All Need One Another (B. Cupples & Peter Cupples)
09 - What's Right For You (Peter Cupples)
10 - Love Is All We Need (Peter Cupples)


Produced by Trevor Courtney & Peter Cupples for Natural Groove Productions
Recorded at Armstrong Audio Video, Melbourne : Janueay, June & July 1976
Recording Engineer : Ian McKenzie
Mixed at Armstrong Audio Video, Melbourne : August & September 1976
Recorded & Mixed at EMI Studios, Sidney, 1976
Engineered by Ross Linton
Mixing Engineers : Ross Linton, Peter Cupples & Trevor Courtney
Arranged by Stylus
Bass Arranged by Peter Cupples


Stylus :


Peter Cupples 
Ashley Henderson 
Peter Lee
Sam McNally
Ron Peers


01 - For The Love Of Music

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Guitar, Congas & Logan String Synthesizer
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums & Whistle
Sam McNally : Arpodyssey, Micro-Moog, Clavinet & Acoustic Piano
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peers, Ashley Henderson & Peter Cupples
Brass :
Ted White : Tenor Sax
Don Lock : Trombone
Reg Walsh : Trumpet
Bobby Venier : Trumpet

02 - Musical Man

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Guitar & Logan String Synthesizer
Ashley Henderson : Lead vocal & Bass
Peter Lee : Drums
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Clavinet & Arpodyssey
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peers, Ashley Henderson & Peter Cupples

03 - Movin' On Home

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Lead Guitar, Logan String Synthesizer & Congas
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Acoustic Piano, Clavinet & Arpodyssey
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peers, Ashley Henderson, Peter Cupples, Lindsay Hammond, Peter Lee & Trevor Courtney
Brass :
Ted White : Tenor Sax
Don Lock : Trombone
Reg Walsh : Trumpet
Bobby Venier : Trumpet

04 - So Much Love

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Souna String Synthesizer & Congas
Ashley Henderson : Lead vocal
Peter Lee : Drums
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Acoustic Piano & Clavinet
Ron Peers : Acoustic & Electric Guitars

Vocals Group : Ron Peers, Ashley Henderson, Peter Cupples & Renee Geyer

05 - Gettin' In The Groove

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Guitar, Logan String Synthesizer & Congas
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums & Rotor Toms
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Arpodyssey & Clavinet
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peer, Ashley Henderson, Peter Cupples  & Ursula Wertheim
Brass :
Ted White : Tenor Sax
Don Lock : Trombone
Reg Walsh : Trumpet
Bobby Venier : Trumpet

06 - Nature Is Giving

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Guitar, Bongos & Logan String Synthesizer
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums
Sam McNally : Clavinet, Acoustic Piano, Micro-Moog & Arpodyssey
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peer, Ashley Henderson, Peter Cupples & Lindsay Hammond

07 - I Just Don't Wanna Fall In Love Right Now

Peter Cupples : Guitar, Bongos, Congas & Logan String Synthesizer
Ashley Henderson : Lead vocal & Bass
Peter Lee : Drums & Wood Block
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Micro-Moog & Arpodyssey
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peer, Ashley Henderson & Peter Cupples

08 - We All Need One Another

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Souna String Synthesizer, Guitar & Congas
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano & Mini-Moog
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar
Trevor Courtney : Maracas

Vocals Group : Ron Peer, Ashley Henderson & Peter Cupples

09 - What's Right For You

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Guitar, Echoplex & Souna String Synthesizer
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums & Tom Toms
Sam McNally : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Acoustic Guitar & Mini-Moog
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar
Trevor Courtney : Tom Toms & Cow Bell

Vocals Group : Ron Peer, Ashley Henderson & Peter Cupples
Hand Claps : Greg Tell, Peter Cupples, Trevor Courtney & Peter Lee
Brass :
Russell Smith : Trumpet
Miguel Carranza : Trombone
Bruce Sandell : Tenor Sax

10 - Love Is All We Need

Peter Cupples : Lead vocal, Electric & Acoustic Guitars & Logan String Synthesizer
Ashley Henderson : Bass
Peter Lee : Drums
Sam McNally : Arpodyssey & Acoustic Piano
Ron Peers : Lead Guitar

Vocals Group : Ron Peer, Ashley Henderson, Peter Cupples, Ursula Werheim & Lindsay Hammond

Jeff Lorber "Step By Step" (1985)


 Label : Sony Music / Wounded Bird (WOU 8826)


01 – Step By Step (Jeff Lorber & Anita Pointer)
02 – Groovacious (Jeff Lorber & P.J. Peterson)
03 – Every Woman Needs It (Diane Warren & Dana Fatigante)
04 – On The Wild Side (Mic Murphy & David Frank)
05 – This Is The Night (Jeff Lorber & Bunny Hull)
06 – Best Part Of The Night (Mic Murphy & David Frank)
07 – Pacific Coast Highway (Jeff Lorber)
08 – It Takes A Woman (Jeff Lorber, Jerry Knight & Aaron Zigman)
09 – When You Gonna Come Back Home (Aaron Zigman, Jason Scheff & Guy Thomas)

Bonus Track

10 – Step By Step (Extended Remix) (Jeff Lorber & Anita Pointer)
11 – Step By Step (Instrumental) (Jeff Lorber & Anita Pointer)
12 – Best Part Of The Night (Extended Remix) (Mic Murphy & David Frank)
13 – Best Part Of The Night (Cool Mix) (Mic Murphy & David Frank)


Produced by Mic Murphy & David Frank
Assistant Producer : Jeff Lorber


Musicians :

Synthesizers : Jeff Lorber
Additional Synthesizers : David Frank
Guitar on "It Takes A Woman" & "This Is The Night" : Jeff Lorber
Guitar & Bass on "Groovacious" : P.J. Peterson
Guitar & Bass on "When You Gonna Come Back Home" & "Pacific Coast Highway" : Paul Pesco
Guitar : Marlon McClain
Bass on "It Takes A Woman" : Tinker Barfield
Tenor Sax on "Groovacious" : Lenny Pickett
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Lead vocal on track 1 & 5 : Audrey Wheeler
Lead vocal on track 3 & 9 : James Robinson
Lead vocal on track 6 : Gavin Christopher
Background vocals : Audrey Wheeler, Cindy Mizell, James Robinson & Mic Murphy