20/01/2016

The V.T's "The V.T's" (1980) -Power Pop / AOR-



Label : Criminal Records


01 - Do The Bossa Nova (John McBurnie)
02 - Slow Dancing (John McBurnie)
03 - True Love* (John McBurnie)
04 - Night People* (John McBurnie & Vivienne McAuliffe)
05 - It's All Right (John McBurnie)
06 - Don't Worry Baby (John McBurnie)
07 - Hold On To Something Good (John McBurnie)
08 - Non Merci (John McBurnie)
09 - Modern Love* (John McBurnie & Steve Holly)
10 - Strange Conversations (Andy Dalby & Robbie Jack)
11 - Throw Down The Dice (John McBurnie)
12 - Falling* (John McBurnie)


Produced by Larry Carlton
*Produced by The V.T's
Remixed by Larry Carlton
Engineers : Larry Carlton & Andy Dalby
Assistant Engineers : Steve Carlton, Andy Lewellyn, Nick Bradford & John McBurnie
Recorded at Room 335, Hollywood, except *Recorded at Matrix Studios, London & Remixed at Room 335


The V.T's :

John McBurnie : Vocals, Fender Guitar, Rhythm Guitar & Misc
Andy Dalby : Gibson Lead Guitar & Rhythm Guitar
Phil Curtis : Bass 


Musicians :

Drums : John Ferraro & Steve Holly
Keyboards : Brian Mann, William 'D' Smith, Michael Omartian, Dave Rose, Brian Chatton, David Benoit & Betsy Cook
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Saxophone : Tom Scott & Mel Collins
Backing vocals : Vivienne McAuliffe, Betsy Cook, Bill Champlin & Steve Holly

19/01/2016

Greenway "Serious Business" (1988) -AOR-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation


01 - In The Danger Zone (Brian Greenway & Tracy Howe)
02 - Right Track (Brian Greenway, Fred Mollin & Marty Simon)
03 - Playin' To Win (Brian Greenway & Marty Simon)
04 - Serious Business (Brian Greenway & Marty Simon)
05 - I Can't Hold Back (Brian Greenway)
06 - Let It Go (Brian Greenway & Tracy Howe)
07 - R U Ready For Love (Brian Greenway & Marty Simon)
08 - I Believe In You (Brian Greenway)
09 - It's Alright (Brian Greenway, Jean Roussel & Marty Simon)
10 - I Can't Say No (Brian Greenway, Tracy Howe & Marty Simon)


Produced by Marty Simon
With Paul Northfield for Mars Music Corp.
Recorded at Le Studio, Morin Heights, Quebec & Endel Studio, St. Charles, Quebec
Engineer : Paul Northfield, Assisted by Paul Milner & Robert Dejoya
Additional Recording : Sound Interchange, Toronto & Studio Marko, Montreal, Assisted by Jean-Philippe Gelinas ; Studio Victor, Assisted by Reggie
Mixed by Paul Northfield at Le Studio
Mastering : Bob Ludwig / Masterdisk


Serious Business Band :

Brian Greenway : Vocals, Lead Guitars, Slide Guitars & Keyboards
Aldo Nova : Keyboards & Programming, Midi-Magic
Andy Newmark : Drums
Daniel Barbe : Keyboards
Marty Simon : Synclavier, Keyboards & Music Direction


Additional musicians :

Rhythm Guitars : Mike Hehir & Bill Beaudoin
Bass Guitars : Claude Arsenault & Ivan Elias
Keyboards : Scott Price & Jean Roussel
Background vocals : Alan Jordan, Nanette Workman, Michel Pagliaro, Aldo Nova & Marty Simon
Guitar Solo on "In The Danger Zone" : Alex Lifeson
Texas Judge : John Arceneaux

Life By Night "Life By Night" (1985) -AOR-



Label : Manhattan Records


01 - Phone To Phone (Tom Croucier)
02 - I Believe In You (Tom Croucier)
03 - Angel (Tom Croucier)
04 - Non Stop World (Tom Croucier)
05 - No One Knows (Tom Croucier & George Marinelli)
06 - Automatic (Tom Croucier)
07 - Trouble (Tom Croucier)
08 - For No Reason (Tom Croucier)
09 - Situation (Tom Croucier)
10 - Life By Night (Tom Croucier)


Produced by Richie Zito
Engineered by Michael Frondelli & Joe Chicarelli
Mixing Engineer : Michael Frondelli
Assistant Engineers : Dave Leonard, Steve Himmelfab, Dave Hernandez & Robert Corti
Synthesizer Programming : Arthur Barrow
Recorded at MCA Whitney & Capitol Studio B
Mixed at Capitol Studio C
Mastering at Sterling Sound by Ted Jensen


Life By Night :

Kevin Anderson : Keyboards & Vocals
Jeff Naideau : Keyboards, Rhythm Guitar & Vocals
Tom Croucier : Lead vocals & Bass
Stuart Mathis : Guitar & Vocals
Bryan Hitt : Drums

18/01/2016

A440 "A440" (1986) -AOR / Soft Rock-



Label : Polygram Records


01 - Method To My Madness (Tom Walsh & Nick Brown)
02 - Flair For The Dramatic (Nick Brown)
03 - Take Me To Heart (Nick Brown)
04 - Out Of Sight Out Of Mind (Nick Brown)
05 - Curiosity (Matt Bissonette & Nick Brown)
06 - Don't Tell Nobody (Nick Brown)
07 - Manhunt (Nick Brown)
08 - Labor Of Love (Nick Brown)
09 - Under Pressure (Nick Brown)
10 - Shannon (Nick Brown)


Produced by Nick Brown
Executive Producer : John Ryan for Chicago Kid Productions
Recorded at :
Sounder Studios - Granada Hills, CA
Wayne Cook Studios - Glendale, CA
P.I.V. Studios - Van Nuys, CA
Mixed at Channel Recording - Burbank, CA
Additional Mixing : Hollywood Sound Studios
Recording Engineers : Mark Creamer & Hal Sacks
Additional Engineering : Andy Waterman
Assistant Engineer : Hal Sacks
Mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc - Hollywood, CA


A440 :

Tom La Verdi : Vocals
Nick Brown : Guitar
Tom Walsh : Drums
Rich Guttenberg : Keyboards
Matt Bissonette : Bass & Vocals 


Special thanks to these Vocalists & Instrumentalists for lending their talent to this record : Mary Bernard, Dara Bernard, Tampa Lann Murphy, Mark Creamer, Joe Pizzulo, Brian Mann, Jeff Boynton & Keith Nelson

17/01/2016

John Parr "John Parr" (1986) -Soft Rock-



Label : Mercury Records


01 - Running The Endless Mile* (John Parr)
02 - Making Love With A Stranger** (John Parr & Julia Downes)
03 - Everything They Said Was True** (John Parr & Julia Downes) 


*Produced by Jerry Hey & John Parr
**Produced by Pete Solley

John Parr "Running The Endless Mile" (1986) -AOR / Soft Rock-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation


01 - Two Hearts (John Parr)
02 - Don't Worry 'Bout Me (John Parr)
03 - King Of Lies (John Parr)
04 - Running The Endless Mile (John Parr)
05 - Don't Leave Your Mark On Me (Mark 2) (John Parr & Julia Downes)
06 - Scratch (John Parr)
07 - Do It Again (John Parr & Julia Downes)
08 - Blame It On The Radio (John Parr)
09 - The Story Still Reamins The Same (Vices) (John Parr & Julia Downes)
10 - Steal You Away (Flight Of The Spruce Goose) (John Parr)


Written, Performed & Produced by John Parr 
Jerry Hey Co-Produced "Don't Leave Your Mark On Me (Mark 2)
Mastered at Abbey Road Studios by Steve Rook


01 - Two Hearts

Keyboards & Sax : Richard Cottle
Guitars : Chris Marra & John Parr
Drums & Percussion : Graham Broad
Bass : Brad Lang
Backgrounds : Roddy Matthews & John Parr
Engineered by Pete Hammond

02 - Don't Worry 'Bout Me

Keyboards : Peter John Vettese
Guitars : Peter Bonus
Drums Programmed by John Parr & Peter Hammond
Backgrounds : Roddy Matthews & John Parr
Engineered by Pete Hammond

03 - King Of Lies

Keyboards : Peter John Vettese
Guitar, Organ & Bass : John Parr
Programming : Neil Richmond
Engineered by Mark Eden

04 - Running The Endless Mile

Keyboards : Richard Cottle
Guitar : Chris Marra
Drums & Percussion : Graham Broad
Bass : Brad Lang
Sax : Martin Dobson
Guitar Solo : John Parr
Engineered by Will Gosling & Pete Hammond

05 - Don't Leave Your Mark On Me (Mark 2)

Keyboards : Randy Kerber & Steve Bodicker
Guitars : Michael Landau
Drums & Percussion : Jeff Porcaro
Backgrounds : John Sambataro, Chuck Kirkpatrick & John Parr
Horns : Jerry Hey
Engineered by Brian Tench

06 - Scratch

Keyboards : Tony Mitman & John Parr
Guitars : Craig Jones
Backgrounds : Lee Matty & Gill O'Donovan
Drums & Percussion Programmed by Pete Hammond & John Parr
Guitar Solo : John Parr
Engineered by Pete Hammond

07 - Do It Again

Keyboards : John Cook & Peter John Vettese
Guitar : Chris Marra
Drums & Percussion : Graham Broad
Bass : Brad Lang
Backgrounds : Karen Sambrooke
Engineered by Tony Taverner

08 - Blame It On The Radio

Keyboards : Peter John Vettese & John Cook
Guitars : Chris Marra
Drums & Percussion : Graham Broad
Bass : Brad Lang
Engineered by Tony Taverner

09 - The Story Still Reamins The Same (Vices)

Keyboards : Julia Downes & John Parr
Bass : Brad Lang
Drums Programmed by John Parr
Programming : Neil Richmond
Engineered by Jim Preen

10 - Steal You Away (Flight Of The Spruce Goose)

Keyboards : John Cook & Richard Cottle
Guitar : Chris Marra
Drums : Tony Beard
Percussion : Graham Broad
Sax : Richard Cottle
Bass : Brad Lang
Backgrounds : Morty, Chris Thompson & John Parr
Engineered by Brian Tench

Sandi Patti "The Gift Goes On" (1983) -CCM-



Label : Impact Records


01 - Worship The King (Billy Smiley & Bill George)
02 - Worship The Gift (Medley: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear / Away In A Manger / What Child Is This? / O Little Town Of Bethlehem) (Edmond H Sears & Richard S. Willis) / (William J. Kirkpatrick) / (William C. Dix) / (Phillip Brooks& Lewis H. Redner)
03 - The Gift Goes On (Ron Harris & Claire Cloniger)
04 - Christmas Was Meant For Children (Gordon Goodman & Chuck Evans)
05 - Jesu Bambino / O Holy Night (Pietro Yon) / (John S. Dwight)
06 - Worship The King (Reprise) (Billy Smiley & Bill George)
07 - Celebrate The Gift (Medley: Rejoice / For Unto Us A Child Is Born / Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / Joy To The World) (George F. Handel) / (George F. Handel) / (Charles Wesley) / (Isaac Wesley)
08 - I Wonder As I Wander (John Jacob Watts)
09 - O Magnify The Lord (Dick Tunney & Melodie Tunney)
10 - Bethlehem Morning (Morris Chapman)
11 - Merry Christmas With Love / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Billy Smiley & Greg Davis) / (Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane)


Produced by Greg Nelson, Sandi Patti Helvering & David T. Clydesdale 
Executive Producer : John L. Helvering
Arranged, Orchestrated & Conducted by David T. Clyderdale
Recorded Live at Sound Shop, Nashville, TN & Bullett Studio, Nashville, TN
Engineer : Bob Clark
Assistant Engineers : Chris McCollum & Doug Sarret
Mastered at Master Mix, Nashville, TN
Mastering Engineer : Hank Williams
Plated at Europa Disc, New York


Musicians :

Drums : Mark Hammond
Acoustic Guitar : John Darnall
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Brent Rowan
Synthesizers : Mark Gersmehl
Keyboards : Dave Huntsinger
Acoustic & Electric Bass : Craig Nelson
Percussion : Farrell Morris
Harp : Cindy Reynolds
English Horn & Oboe : Bobby Taylor
Flute : Ann Richards
The Nashville String Machine : Carl Gorodetzky, George Binkley, Dennis Molchan, Walt Schwede, Pam Vanosdale, Lennie Haight, Stephanie Woolf, Phyllis Hiltz, Virginia Christensen, Pauli Ewing, Rebecca Lynch, Carol Walker (Violins) ; Gary Vanosdale, Dan Furth, Kris Wilkinson (Violas) ; Roy Christensen, David Boyle, Martha McCrory & Inez Boyle (Cellos)
Background Vocalists : Beverly Darnall, Sandi Patti Helvering, Rachel Lebon, Luanne Mohr, Melodie Tunney, Karla Worley, Brian Carr, John Darnall, Rick Gibson, Steve Green, Jon Mohr & Gary Musick
Special Help on "The Gift Goes On" by The Katie Hill Singers : Tammy Dorris, Beth Early, Shelley Hanned, Aimee Lingerfelt, Shannon Love, Julie Parton, Ashley Scott, Terry Coker, Troy Deason, Danny Montgomery, Richie Presley & Brian Terrell

David Patton "David Patton" (1971) -Country Rock-



Label : Wooden Nickel Records


01 - You Are Gone (David Patton & Lisa Stember)
02 - The T.V.A. (David Patton)
03 - The Devil In Me (David Patton)
04 - Lincoln Freed Me Today (David Patton)
05 - I'd Rather Be At The Grand Ole Opry (David Patton)
06 - Bourgeoise Woman (David Patton)
07 - Winter's Comin' On (David Patton)
08 - Only Yesterday (David Patton)
09 - Back To Atlanta (David Patton)
10 - No, Not Now (David Patton)
11 - That Girl (David Patton)


Produced by James Lee Golden & Barry Alan Fasman
Strings Arrangements by Barry Alan Fasman

Pickers :
David Patton : Guitar & Vocals
Larry Carlton : Guitar, Banjo & Dobro
Larry Brown : Drums
Tom Hensley : Keyboards
Bill Perry : Bass
Buddy Emmons : Steel Guitar

Recorded in Quantum Recording Studios, June 1971 / Engineering by Don Sciarrotta
Remixed at Wally Heider Studio 1, July 1971 / Engineering by Rik Pekkonen

Tom De Luca "Down To The Wire" (1986) -Melodic Rock / AOR-


Label : Epic Records


01 - 57 Chevy (Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes)
02 - Runaway Hearts (Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes)
03 - Chasing Shadows (Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes)
04 - Dirty Fingers (Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes)
05 - Fire In The Night (Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes)
06 - Down To The Wire (Tom De Luca & Gary Harrison)
07 - Going The Distance (Tom De Luca, Jeff Ross & Ronnie Brooks)
08 - Stone In Your Heart (Tom De Luca, Ronnie Brooks & Harold Tipton)
09 - Betrayed (Tom De Luca & S. Diamond)
10 - Reunion (Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes)


Produced by James Guthrie
Recorded & Mixed by James Guthrie
Recorded in England, October 1985 to January 1986 at Angel, Audio International, Swanyard & Utopia Studios
Mixed at Eden
Assistant Engineers : Tom Leader, Martin Russell & Irene Kelly
"57 Chevy" Mixed by Tom Werman & Duane Baron at Cherokee Studios
"57 Chevy", "Dirty Fingers", "Fire In The Night", "Down To The Wire" & "Reunion" Arranged by Tom De Luca & Taylor Rhodes
"Runaway Hearts" Arranged by Tom De Luca & James Guthrie
"Chasing Shadows" Arranged by Tom De Luca, Taylor Rhodes & James Guthrie
"Going The Distance" Arranged by Tom De Luca & Ronnie Brooks
"Stone In Your Heart" Arranged by Tom De Luca, Ronnie Brooks & Harold Tipton
"Betrayed" Arranged by Tom De Luca & S. Diamond


The Players :

Tom De Luca : Lead vocals, Background vocals, Guitar & Harmonica
Derek O'Neil : Guitar
Mickey Feat : Bass Guitar & Background vocals
Jamie Lane : Drums
Danny Schogger : Keyboards
Taylor Rhodes : Keyboards & Background vocals
Gary Barnacle : Saxophone
Martin Ditcham : Percussion 

Hunter "Dreams Of Ordinary Men" (1986) -Melodic Rock / AOR-



Label : Polydor Records


01 - Dreams Of Ordinary Men** (Marc Hunter, Todd Rundgren, Todd Hunter, Alan Mansfield & Doane Perry)
02 - Speak No Evil** (Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
03 - Nothing To Lose*** (Johanna Pigott & Todd Hunter)
04 - Western Girls** (Sharon O'Neill, Alan Mansfield, Marc Hunter & Todd Rundgren)
05 - Rain* (Marc Hunter, Johanna Pingott & Todd Hunter)
06 - Temptation** (Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
07 - Midnight Sun (Todd Rundgren)
08 - Intensive Care** (Marc Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
09 - Forever And Ever** (Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
10 - Smoke** (Johanna Pigott, Marc Hunter & Todd Hunter)

Bonus Tracks

11 - Start It Up (Marc Hunter, Todd Hunter, Alan Mansfield & Doane Perry)
12 - When I'm Gone (Marc Hunter & Martin Briley)
13 - Love Don't Stop (Johanna Pigott & Todd Hunter)


Produced by Todd Rundgren for Alchemedia Productions
Except *Produced by Alan Mansfield 
Engineered by Todd Rundgren & Chris Andersen
**Remixed by Jason Corsaro & Jim Boyer at The Power Station, New York
***Remixed by Michael Frondelli at Electric Lady Studio, New York


Hunter :

Marc Hunter : Vocals
Todd Hunter : Bass & Vocals
Alan Mansfield : Keyboards
Doane Perry : Drums
Tommy Emmanuel : Guitars


Additional musicians :

Todd Rundgren : Guitars & Backing vocals
Lenny Pickett : Sax
Gary Window : Sax
Robert Taylor : Guitars*
Kerry Jacobson : Drums*
Paul Hewson : Keyboards*
*On "Rain" Only

Doucette "The Douce Is Loose" (1979) -Westcoast Rock / AOR-



Label : Mushroom Records


01 - Run Buddy Run (Jerry Doucette)
02 - Rita (Jerry Doucette & Ira Hirschel)
03 - Someday (Jerry Doucette & Duris Maxwell)
04 - Father Dear Father (Jerry Doucette)
05 - Nobody (Jerry Doucette & Duris Maxwell)
06 - Before I Die (Jerry Doucette)
07 - All Over Me (Jerry Doucette)
08 - Further On Up The Road (Don Robey & Joe Veasey)


Produced by John Ryan for Chicago Kid Productions, Inc.
Engineered by Bill Drescher
Recorded & Mixed at Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, California
Except for "Further On Up The Road" - Recorded at Lou Blair's Refinery in Calgary, Alberta
Mastered at Crystal Sound / Hollywood, California


Musicians :
Jerry Doucette : Lead vocals, Background vocals, Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Drums on "Someday"
Duris Maxwell : Drums, Percussion, Electric Piano & Organ on "Someday"
Donnie Cummings : Bass
Mark Olson : Keyboards
Ira Hirschel : Synthesizer on "Run Buddy Run"
Peter Hoorelbeke : Drums on "Run Buddy Run"
Orchestration by David Campbell

Paul Janz "Renegade Romantic" (1990) -AOR-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Every Little Tear (Paul Janz)
02 - Hold Me Tender (Paul Janz)
03 - Rocket To My Heart (Paul Janz)
04 - Almost Heaven (Paul Janz)
05 - Stand (Paul Janz)
06 - Stuck On You (Paul Janz)
07 - Love Walks In (Paul Janz)
08 - One Lovin' Touch (Paul Janz)
09 - Darling Drive (Paul Janz)
10 - Saddle Up (Paul Janz)


Produced by Bill Drescher
Co-Produced by Paul Janz
All Songs Written & Arranged by Paul Janz
Recorded & Mixed by Bill Drescher except "Every Little Tear" Mixed by Patrick Glover
Second Engineers : Mike Tacci, Chris Puram, Marc Ramaer, Chris Taylor, Alex Rodriguez, Nick Els, Leon Grandos, Besmer & Brett Newman

Paul Janz : Vocals, Keyboards, Drum Programming & Synth Bass
Tim McKenzie : Guitars
Michael Root : Drums
Rob Bailey : Keyboards & Programming
Miles Hill : Bass

Additional musicians :
Tom Colclough : Saxophone
Phil Chanel : Keyboards
Jim Bralower : Drum Programming
Jim McGillveray : Percussion

Recorded at One On One, Baby "O", Vancouver Studios, Ground Control, Sound City & Skip Saylors
Mixed at Skip Saylors & Little Mountain Sound
Originally Mastered at Masterdisk by Howie Weinberg

Hawks "Hawks" (1981) -AOR-



Label : CBS Records


01 - It's All Right, It's O.K. (Dave Hearn)
02 - I Want You, I Need You (D. Cottrell)
03 - Right Away (Dave Steen)
04 - Lonely Nights (Frank Wiewel)
05 - Let Me In (Kirk Kaufman)
06 - Need Your Love (Kirk Kaufman)
07 - American Girls (Dave Hearn)
08 - The Admiral's Munity (Dave Hearn)
09 - Spend This Evening (Kirk Kaufman)
10 - Dancing In The Shadows (Dave Hearn)


Produced by Tom Werman for Julia's Music Inc.
Recorded & Mixed by Gary Ladinsky


Hawks :

Dave Hearn
Larry Adams
Frank Wiewel
Kirk Kaufman
Dave Steen

Eddie And The Tide "Looking For Adventure" (1987) -AOR-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation


01 - Waiting For The One  (Steve Rice & B.A. Robertson)
02 - This Life Is Ours** (Steve Rice)
03 - Stand A Little Rain** (Steve Rice & B.A. Robertson)
04 - Weak In The Presence Of Beauty* (Michael Ward & Rob Clarke)
05 - Love Goes On** (Steve Rice)
06 - If You Want To Rock** (Steve Rice)
07 - One With The Sea** (Steve Rice)
08 - Making History*** (Steve Rice & B.A. Robertson)
09 - Bitter Harvest*** (Steve Rice & B.A. Robertson)
10 - Let It Be Love** (Steve Rice & B.A. Robertson)


*Produced by Keith Olsen
**Produced by Bobby Corona
***Produced by B.A. Robertson
Recorded & Mixed at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA
Additional Recording : Goodnight, L.A. / Manzanita Studio, Criterion, Astral Sounds
Engineered by Tom Size
Additional Engineering : Wally Buck, Dave Luke & Guy Roche
Mastered at Artisan Sound Recorders by Greg Fulginetti


Eddie And The Tide :

Eddie Rice : Lead vocals & Rhythm Guitar
Johnny Perri : Lead Guitar & Background vocals
George Diebold : Bass
Scott Mason : Drums & Background vocals 
Chris Rieger : Keyboards


01 - Waiting For The One 

Mixed by Brian McGee

02 - This Life Is Ours 

Mixed by Brian McGee

03 - Stand A Little Rain 

Mixed by Brian McGee

04 - Weak In The Presence Of Beauty 

Mixed by Brian Foraker

05 - Love Goes On 

Mixed by Tom Size

06 - If You Want To Rock 

Mixed by Brian McGee

07 - One With The Sea 

Mixed by Tom Size

08 - Making History 

Mixed by Brian McGee

09 - Bitter Harvest 

Mixed by Brian McGee

10 - Let It Be Love

Mixed by Brian McGee

Jon Eberson Group "Polarities" (1982) -AOR-



Label : CBS Records


01 - Standard Of Living (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
02 - Joanne (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
03 - It's All Right (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
04 - What The Hell (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
05 - Positive And Negative (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
06 - Nothing To It (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
07 - My Own Life (Atke Bakken & Sidsel Endresen)
08 - Untitles (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)
09 - Ghost-Train (Jon Eberson & Sidsel Endresen)


Jon Eberson Group :

Jon Eberson : Guitars
Sidsel Endresen : Lead & Background vocals
Atle Bakken : Keyboards
Geir Holmsen : Bass
Bjorn Jensen : Drums & Percussion

Additional musicians : 
Freddy Dahl : Lead vocal on "Positive And Negative", Background vocals on "Standard Of Living", "Joanne", "My Own Life" & "Ghost-Train", Guitars on "Positive And Negative" & "Ghost-Train"
Miriam W. Bjorklund : Harmonica on "It's All Right"
Tore Brunborg : Tenor Saxophone on "It's All Right"
Synthesizer Arrangements on "Positive And Negative" by Erik Balke

Recorded at Nidaros Studio, Trondheim, Norway
Engineered by Roger Valstad / Jan Kongshaug
Produced by Jan Erik Kongshaug

David Dundas "Vertical Hold" (1978) -Soft Rock-



Label : Chrysalis Records


01 - It Ain't Easy (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
02 - Doing The Best I Can (David Dundas & Michael Feast)
03 - Guy The Gorilla (David Dundas)
04 - Lady You Are My Only Worry (David Dundas & Michael Feast)
05 - Gimme A Little Bit (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
06 - When I Saw You Today (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
07 - Radio Fun (David Dundas & Michael Feast)
08 - Never Surrender (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
09 - 12 Bar Blues (David Dundas)
10 - America (David Dundas & Graham Preskett)


Musicians :
Alan Tarney : Bass Guitar
Gerry Conway : Drums
David Dundas : Keyboards
Graham Preskett : Keyboards, Guitar, Mandolin & Violins
Ricky Hitchcock : Electric Guitar
Frank Ricotti : Percussion
Ken Friedman : Synthesizer
Jimmy Jewell : Sax
Ron Aspery : Sax

Backing vocals : Doreen & Irene Chanter, David Dundas, Graham Preskett & Eddie Howell
Lead vocals : David Dundas

Arranged by Graham Preskett with David Dundas
String Arrangements : Graham Preskett
Brass on "12 Bar Blues" : John Green & The Snap Syncopators
Produced by David Dundas, Jon Kelly & Graham Preskett
Executive Producer : Kate Hawthorne
Engineer : Jon Kelly
Assistant Engineer : Jon Walls

Recorded & Mixed at Air Studios, London - April 1978             

David Dundas "David Dundas" (1977) -Soft Rock-


Label : Chrysalis records


01 - Intro (Hallo) (David Dundas)
02 - New York Doll (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
03 - Another Funny Honeymoon (David Dundas & Michael Feast)
04 - Daisy Star (David Dundas & Roger Greenaway)
05 - Baby Face (Benny Davis & Harry Akst)
06 - Stick On Your Lollypop (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
07 - Jeans On (David Dundas & Roger Greenaway)
08 - Hold On (David Dundas & Eddie Howell)
09 - Where Were You Today (David Dundas & Roger Greenaway)
10 - Sleepy Serena (David Dundas)
11 - Out Of The Darkness (David Dundas & Roger Greenaway)
12 - Outro (Smile On) (David Dundas)


Drums : Barry Morgan & Trevor Spencer
Percussion : Frank Ricotti & Tony Carr 
Guitars : Hughie Burns & Rick Hitchcock
Keyboards : David Dudas, Mike Moran & Graham Todd
Bass : Alan Tarney, Dave Markee & Brian Odgers
Rolland Overdubs : David Dundas
Backing vocals & Hookers on "New York Doll" : Doreen Chanter, Irene Chanter, Liza Strike, Vicky Brown, Kay Garner, Barrie St. Jones, David Dundas & Roger Greenaway
String Leader : Pat Hallings
Arrangers : Gerry Butler, Len Warburton & Mike Moran
Recorded at Air (Engineer : Denny Bridges), RJ Jones Wimbledon (Engineer : Gerry Kitchinsham) & Morgan (Engineer : Greg Jackman)
Producer : Roger Greenaway

Voyager "Halfway Hotel" (1979) -AOR-



Label : Elektra Records / Mountain Records / Vertigo Records


01 - Judas (Paul French & Paul Hirsh)
02 - E.S.P. (Paul French & Paul Hirsh)
03 - Standing Still (Paul French & Barry Leng)
04 - 4.2.4. Or 4.4.2.? (Paul French & Chris Hook)
05 - Straight Actors (Paul French & Chris Hook)
06 - Total Amnesia (Paul French)
07 - Halfway Hotel (Paul French)
08 - Captain Remus (Paul French)
09 - I Love It (Paul French, Paul Hirsh & Chris Hook)


Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Recorded by Moonlight
A Mountain Records Production 


Voyager :

Paul French : Keyboards & Lead vocals
Paul Hirsh : Keyboards, Guitars & Vocals
Chris Hook : Bass Guitar & Vocals
John Marter : Drums & Percussion

Voyager "Act Of Love" (1980) -AOR-



Label : Mountain Records / Vertigo Records


01 - Sing Out - Love Is Easy (Paul French)
02 - Keeping The Music Alive (Paul French)
03 - Whatever Happened To Cherry? (Paul Hirsh)
04 - You're Always The Last To Know (Paul French)
05 - Clever Girl (Mitch Hiller & Paul Hirsh)
06 - Leadhead (Paul French & Chris Hook)
07 - At The Lido (Paul French & Paul Hirsh)
08 - The Grass (Paul French)
09 - Cling To Me (Paul French)


Produced by Gus Dudgeon for Moonlight Prod


Voyager :

Paul French : Lead vocals, Piano, Synthesizer, Clavinet & Harmonica
Chris Hook : Bass Guitar
Paul Hirsh : Vocals, Synthesizer, Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Electric & Acoustic Guitar
John Marter : Drums & Percussion

Voyager "Voyager" (1981) -AOR-



Label : RCA Records


01 - King Of Siam (Paul French)
02 - Charlie's Band (Paul French)
03 - Out On Loon (Paul Hirsh & Paul French)
04 - Lucky (Paul French)
05 - When It Gets Too Much (Paul French, Paul Hirsh, John Marter & Dominic Telfer)
06 - Rosie (Paul French)
07 - Cue For You (Paul French & Paul Hirsh)
08 - When I Need A Friend (Paul French & Chris Hook)
09 - Quelles Impasse (Paul Hirsh & Barry Gilbert)
10 - Two Heart (Paul Hirsh & Mitch Hiller)


Recorded & Mastered at Utopia Studios, London
Produced by Phil Wainman


Voyager :

Paul French : Piano & Vocals
Paul Hirsh : Guitars, Keyboards & Backing vocals
John Marter : Drums, Percussion & Backing vocals
Dominic Telfer : Bass Guitar


Thanks to Dave Knowles for Clarinet on "Charlie's Band", The Utopian Hostages for Backing vocals on "Charlie's Band" & Phil Wainman for Additional Percussionon "Out On Loan"
Many Thanks for the cooperation of all the engineers & assistants involved (Pierre Walsh, Greg Walsh, John Mackswith, Peter Smiff, Jeremy Marlow & Gideon Koppel)
Mastered by Steve Angel, Kevin Metcaff & Jeff Oberman

Kiki Dee "Perfect Timing" (1981) -Soft Rock-


Label : Ariola Records / RCA Records


01 - Star (Doreen Chanter)
02 - Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever (Stevie Wonder & Ivy Hunter)
03 - Wild Eyes (Chris Bradford)
04 - Twenty Four Hours (Kiki Dee, Gary Osborne & Reid Kaelin)
05 - Perfect Timing (Kit Hain)
06 - Midnight Flyer (Doreen & Irene Chanter)
07 - There's A Need (Kiki Dee & Eric Kaz)
08 - Another Break (Pip Williams & Peter Hutchins)
09 - Love Is Just A Moment Away (Teresa Straley & Eddy Brown)
10 - You Are My Hope In THis World (Bias Boshell)


Produced by Pip Williams for Handle Artists
All Arrangements by Pip Williams, Bias Boshell & The Band
Recorded & Mixed by Phil Thornalley & Gregg Jackman at RAK Studios, London
Assisted by Norman Goodman, Will Gosling & John Rule
Mastering by Melvyn Abrahams at Strawberry


01 - Star 

Bob Jenkins : Drums & Clap Clap
Gary Twigg : Bass Guitar
Bias Boshell : Pianos, Yamaha Dream Machine & Roland SH7 Synths
Pip Williams : Electric Guitars
Frank Ricotti : Sleigh Bells
All Backing vocals : Kiki Dee

02 - Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever 

Duet with Elton John
Bob Jenkins : Drums, Tymps, Percussion & Backwards Cymbals
Gary Twigg : Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Piano, Rhodes & Wurlitzer, Electric Pianos, Marimba & Roland SH7 Synths
Pip Williams : Electric Guitars, Backwards Guitar Solo, Bass Synth & Marimba
Backing vocals : Kiki Dee & Elton John with The Kiki Dee Electric Choir
Arranged by Bias Boshell & Pip Williams

03 - Wild Eyes 

Bob Jenkins : Drums & Percussion
Gary Twigg : Bass Guitar
Bias Boshell : Pianos, Yamaha Dream Machine & Roland SH7 Synths
Pip Williams : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Half Speed Guitar & Roland Guitar Synth
Backing vocals : Kiki Dee, Chris Bardford, Steve Holly & Pip Williams

04 - Twenty Four Hours 

Bob Jenkins : Drums; Simmons Syn-Drums & Gong
Gary Twigg : Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Rhodes Piano, Roland Vocoder & SH7
Pip Williams : Ovation Acoustic Guitar, Electric Sitar & Roland Guitar Synth
Frank Ricotti : Vibes & Tambourine
Backing vocals : Kiki Dee

05 - Perfect Timing 

Bob Jenkins : Drums, Tea Tray & Tymps
Gary Twigg : Bass Guitar
Bias Boshell : Rhodes Piano, Roland SH7 & Prophet Synths; Backward Piano& Awfully Polite Voice
Pip Williams : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Backward Guitars
Backing vocals : Kiki Dee & Kit Hain
Finger Pops : Kiki Dee

06 - Midnight Flyer 

Bob Jenkins : Drums & Cabasa
Gary Twigg : Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Wurlitzer & Rhodes Pianos, Roland SH7 Synths
Pip Williams : Electric Guitars, Roland Guitar Synths & Cowbell
Phil : Harp Transplant
Handclaps : Everybody
Backing vocals : Stevie Lange, Joy Yates & Kiki Dee

07 - There's A Need 

Bob Jenkins : Drums
Gary Twigg : Bass & Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Pianos, Roland SH7 Brass & String Machine
Pip Williams : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Bottleneck Guitar Solo
Frank Ricotti : Vibes, Tymps & Tambourines
Backing vocals : Stevie Lange, Joy Yates & Kiki Dee

08 - Another Break 

Bob Jenkins : Drums
Gary Twigg : Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Piano & Rhodes Piano
Pip Williams : Electric Guitars & Roland Guitar Synth
Patrick Moraz : Clavitar
Backing vocals : Kiki Dee & The Gang

09 - Love Is Just A Moment Away 

Steve Holly : Drums
Gary Twigg : Bass & Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Piano, Rhodes Piano, Roland SH7 Synths & Explosions
Pip Williams : Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Roland Guitar Synths, Brass & Percussion
Backing vocals : Stevie Lange, Joy Yates & Kiki Dee 

10 - You Are My Hope In This World

Bob Jenkins : Drums
Gary Twigg : Bass & Fretless Bass
Bias Boshell : Pianos
Pip Williams : Electric Guitars & Guitar Solo
Backing vocals : Stevie Lange, Joy Yates & Kiki Dee     

Jimmy Davis & Junction "Kick The Wall" (1987) -AOR-



Label : QMI Music


01 - Catch My Heart (Jimmy Davis & Don Scott)
02 - Just A Little Bit (Jack Holder & Susanne J. Taylor)
03 - Kick The Wall (Jimmy Davis)
04 - The Labor Of Love (Jimmy Davis, John Scott & Richard Ford)
05 - Shoe Shine Man (Tom T. Hall)
06 - Are We Rockin' Yet? (Jimmy Davis & Jack Holder)
07 - Why The West Was Won (John Kilzer & Richard Ford)
08 - Don't Hold Back The Night (Jimmy Davis & Chris Rapp)
09 - Just Having Touched (John Scott)
10 - Over The Top (Richard Orange)


Produced by Jack Holder & Don Smith for Sur Productions
John Scott : Co-Producer on "Just Having Touched"
Recorded by Don Smith & Evan Rush
Mixed by Don Smith & Jack Holder
Recorded & Mixed at Sounds Unreel Studios, Memphis, TN, May-July, 1986 & February-May 1987
Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound, New York, NY


Jimmy Davis & Junction :

Jimmy Davis : Lead vocals
John Scott : Piano & Keyboards
Chuck Reynolds : Drums
Tommy Burroughs : Electric Guitar & Mandolin


Additional Players :

Jack Holder : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Bass & Keyboards
Joe Walsh : Slide Guitar on "Are We Rockin' Yet?"
David Cochran : Bass on "Shoe Shine Man"
Dave Smith : Bass on "Why The West Was Won"
Sam Shoup : Bass on "Just Having Touched"
The Memphis Horns (Ben Cauley, Andrew Love & Gary Topper) & Jack Holder on "Shoe Shine Man"
Pat Register : Saxophone Solo on "Just Having Touched" 
Tommy Priakos : Emulator on "Just Having Touched"
Randy Byrd : Harmonica on "Shoe Shine Man"
Background vocals : Jack Holder, Don Smith, Tommy Burroughs, Jimmy Davis & Richard Orange

Distance "Under The One Sky" (1989) -AOR-



Label : Reprise Records


01 - No Way Out (Robert Hart & Jeff Bova)
02 - Leave It Up To You (Robert Hart, Jeff Bova, Eddie Martinez, Bernard Edwards & Tony Thompson)
03 - Speech Of Angels (Robert Hart & Jeff Bova)
04 - As You Turn Away (Eddie Martinez, Robert Hart & Jeff Bova)
05 - Give It Up (Eddie Martinez, Robert Hart & Jeff Bova)
06 - Rescue Me (Eddie Martinez & Robert Hart)
07 - Looking Over Your Shoulder (Robert Hart, Jeff Bova, Eddie Martinez, Bernard Edwards & Tony Thompson)
08 - Everytime I Stand Up (Richard Drummie, Robert Hart & Jeff Bova)
09 - Softly Speak (Eddie Martinez, Bernard Edwards & Jeff Bova)
10 - Stand Up (Bernard Edwards & Robert Hart)


Produced by Bernard Edwards
Mixed by Larry Alexander
Engineered by David O'Donnell, Alex Haas, Mike Christopher & Larry Alexander
Assistant Engineers at Power Station : Roy Hendrickson, Bruce Calder, Gary Solomon & Ben Fowler
Assistant Engineers at Platinum Island : Jerry Gottus, Oz Fritz & Bryan Martin
Backing vocals : Fonzi Thornton & Michelle Cobbs
Recorded & Mixed at The Power Station
Additional Recording at Platinum Island 
Mastered at Sterling Sound by Ted Jensen


Distance :

Bernard Edwards : Bass & Backing vocals
Tony Thompson : Drums
Eddie Martinez : Guitars & Backing vocals
Robert Hart : Lead vocals
Jeff Bova : Keyboards & Backing vocals

Diesel "Watts In A Tank" (1981) -AOR-


Label : Regency Records / Atlantic Recording Corporation /RCA Records


01 - Sausalito Summernight (Mark Boon & Rob Vunderink)
02 - Goin' Back To China (Pim Koopman)
03 - Alibi (Mark Boon & Rob Vunderink)
04 - My Kind Of Woman (Pim Koopman)
05 - All Because Of You (Mark Boon & Rob Vunderink)
06 - Down In The Silvermine (Mark Boon & Rob Vunderink)
07 - Good Mornin', Day (Mark Boon, Rob Vunderink & Pim Koopman)
08 - Ready For Love (Pim Koopman)
09 - The Harness (Mark Boon & Rob Vunderink)
10 - Remember The Romans (Mark Boon & Rob Vunderink)
11 - Bite Back (Pim Koopman)


This album was generally Recorded & Mixed at D.M.C. - Baarn, Holland
Engineered by John Sonneveld
Assistant Engineer : Okkie Huysdens
"Sausalito Summernight", "The Harness" & "Good Mornin', Day" were finished & mixed at Soundpush Studios, Blaricum, Holland
Engineered by Jan Schuurman
Moog Synthesizers Programmed by Johan Timman / Special Thanks to W.Z.V.T.G. / Produced by Pim Koopman


Personnel :

Rob Vunderink : Guitar & Lead vocals
Mark Boon : Guitar & Lead vocals
Frank Papendrecht : Bass Guitars & Background vocals
Pim Koopman : Drums, Keyboards & Background vocals

Dante's Inferno "Dante's Inferno" (1979) -Disco / Funk Soul-



Label : Infinity Records


01 - Fire Island (Ron Dante & Gene Allan)
02 - Skate Key 
       a. Brand New Key (Melanie Safka)
       b. Skate Key Boogie (Ron Dante & Gene Allan)
03 - They're Playing Our Song (Marvin Hamlish & Carole Bayer Sager)
04 - Could It Be Magic (Barry Manilow & Adrian Anderson)
05 - Open Up Your Heart (Monica Burruss)
06 - Round About Midnight (J. Jolis, K. Simone & B. Martin)
07 - 'T Ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do (Porter Grainger & Everett Robbins)
08 - Ain't Misbehavin' (One Never Knows Do One?) (J. Waller, H. Brooks & A. Razaf)


Produced by Ron Dante & Harold Wheeler for 311 Productions
Dante's Inferno / Ron Dante, Monica Burruss & Toni Lund 
All Songs Arranged & Conducted by Harold Wheeler except "Round About Midnight" Arranged by Al Gorgoni
Musicians :
Harold Wheeler : Keyboards
Hiram Bullock : Guitar
Cliff Morris : Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Alan Schwartzberg : Drums
Jimmy Maelen : Percussion

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Ellert "When The Night Begins" (1988) -Soft Rock-



Label : RCA Records / BMG Records


01 - Something To Talk About (Simon Climie, Morgan & Fisher)
02 - Love Lies (Ellert Driessen)
03 - When The Night Begins (Ellert Driessen)
04 - Rock Me Just A Little (Ellert Driessen)
05 - I Thought I Was Dying (Ellert Driessen)
06 - Take It Easy (Ellert Driessen)
07 - Feel So Strong Tonight (Ellert Driessen)
08 - She's Mighty Fine (Ellert Driessen)
09 - Never Let You Go (Ellert Driessen)
10 - Home Again (Ellert Driessen)
11 - Pure Love (Ellert Driessen)


Recorded at D&D Synthnet, Quadrasonic (New York), Livingston, Paradise, PWL, Red Bus, Ridge Farm, Sarm West, Swanyard & West Side (UK)


Musicians :

Guitars : Robert Ahwai, Ellert Driessen, Chester Kamen, Morris Michael, Jim Mullen, Phil Palmer, Ira Siegel & Paul Whittaker
Bass : Graham Edwards
Drums : Tony Beard
Backing vocals : Simon Bell, Patrick Boothe, Jackie Challenor, Jimmy Chambers, George Chandler, Ellert Driessen, Lance Ellington, Jimmy Helms, Grayson Hugh, Lorenza Johnson, Dee Lewis, Shirley Lewis, Dolette McDonald, Mae McKenna, Tessa Niles, Linda Tyalor & Jimmy Thomas
Keyboards : Jeff Bova, Ian Curnow, Ellen Driessen, Axel Kroel, Yuko Matsuzaki, Marinus Van Wyck De Vries & Wix
Percussion : Luis Jardim
Sax : Chris Davis & Jamie Talbot


01 - Something To Talk About

Produced by Phil Harding & Ian Curnow for PWL
Mix : Phil Harding

02 - Love Lies

Produced by Phil Harding & Ian Curnow for PWL
Mix : Phil Harding

03 - When The Night Begins

Produced by Paul Staveley O'Duffy for Spitfire Productions
Brass & Strings Arrangements by Richard Niles
Mix : Paul Staveley O'Duffy

04 - Rock Me Just A Little

Produced by Paul Staveley O'Duffy for Spitfire Productions
Mix : Paul Staveley O'Duffy

05 - I Thought I Was Dying

Produced by Michael Baker & Axel Kroel for Simple Simon Inc.
Mix Engineer : Simon Hurrell

06 - Take It Easy

Produced by Michael Baker & Axel Kroel for Simple Simon Inc.
Mix Engineer : Doug Gramma

07 - Feel So Strong Tonight

Produced by Ellert
Brass Arrangement by Richard Niles
Mix Engineer : Graham Bonnett

08 - She's Mighty Fine

Produced by Phil Harding & Ian Curnow for PWL
Mix : Phil Harding

09 - Never Let You Go

Produced by Michael Baker & Axel Kroel for Simple Simon Inc.
Mix Engineer : Doug Gramma 

10 - Home Again

Produced by Michael Baker & Axel Kroel for Simple Simon Inc.
Mix Engineer : Simon Hurrell

11 - Pure Love

Produced by Phil Harding & Ian Curnow for PWL
Mix : Phil Harding

Rory Block "Intoxication So Bitter Sweet" (1977) -Country Blues-



Label : Chrysalis Records


01 - Help Me Baby (Rory Block)
02 - Intoxication (Rory Block)
03 - Sellout (Rory Block)
04 - I Got A Man (Rory Block)
05 - Don't Walk Out (Rory Block)
06 - You Can Lie With A Straight Face (Rory Block)
07 - Feelings Cannot Lie (Rory Block)
08 - Boredom Is Sadness (Rory Block)
09 - Thank You Anyway (Rory Block)
10 - Hard Workin' Woman (Rory Block)


Produced by Roger Watson & Rory Block
Recording Engineer : Steve Escallier
Second Engineer : Tori Swenson
Recorded at Sound City Recording Studios, Van Nuys, CA
Mixdown Engineer : Rick Heenan
Second Engineer : Bob Bullock
Mixed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA 
Horn Arrangements by Jerry Jumonville
Strings Arrangements by Gene Page
Oberheim Arrangements by Bill Payne
Vocal Arrangements by Rory Block
All Basic Tracks Arranged by Rory Block except "Hard Workin' Woman" & "Don't Walk Out" Arranged by Bill Payne & Rory Block


01 - Help Me Baby

Bill Payne : Fender Rhodes & Oberheim
Roland John Hines : Bass
Sam Clayton : Congas
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Jack Ashford : Percussion

02 - Intoxication

Bill Payne : Piano & Oberheim
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Roland John Hines : Bass
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Sam Clayton : Congas
Jack Ashford : Percussion
William 'Buddy' Collette : Flute Solo
Rory Block : Bell Tree & Acoustic Guitar
Background vocals : Roland John Hines & Rory Block

03 - Sellout

Bill Payne : Fender Rhodes
William Smith : Organ
Rory Block : Acoustic Piano
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Roland John Hines : Bass
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Sam Clayton : Congas

04 - I Got A Man

Rory Block : Fender Rhodes
Bill Payne : Piano
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Roland John Hines : Bass
Jack Ashford : Percussion
Jim Horn : Sax Solo
Rory Block : Background vocals

05 - Don't Walk Out

Bill Payne : Piano
Roland John Hines : Bass
Fred Tackett : Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Richie Hayward : Drums
Sam Clayton : Congas
Rory Block : Background vocals

06 - You Can Lie With A Straight Face

Rory Block : Fender Rhodes
Bill Payne : Acoustic Piano & Organ
Jack Ashford : Percussion
Roland John Hines : Bass
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Sam Clayton : Congas

07 - Feelings Cannot Lie

Bill Payne : Piano
Paul Stallworth : Bass
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Joe Porcaro : Congas
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Jim Horn : Sax Solo
Rory Block : Background vocals

08 - Boredom Is Sadness

Rory Block : Piano
William Smith : Organ
Rev. James Cleveland Choir : Background vocals
Rory Block : Background vocals

09 - Thank You Anyway

Rory Block : Piano
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Paul Stallworth : Bass
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Sam Clayton : Congas
Jack Ashford : Percussion
Joe Porcaro : Triangle
Rory Block : Background vocals

10 - Hard Workin' Woman

Bill Payne : Piano & Oberheim
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Roland John Hines : Bass
Rick Shlosser : Drums
Sam Clayton : Congas
Background vocals : Rory Block, Cindy Bullens, Sam Clayton & Richie Hayward

Paulinho Da Costa "Breakdown" (1991) -Westcoast Jazz-


 Label : A&M Records


01 - Say It Now, 'Freedom' (Paulinho Da Costa, Erich Bulling, Jeffrey B. Hull & Peter Canada)
02 - One Step Two Step (Erich Bulling, Paulinho Da Costa & Debbie Franco)
03 - Guaruja (Paulinho Da Costa, Erich Bulling & Peter Canada)
04 - I Believe You (Erich Bulling & Viqui Dennan)
05 - Sabor Latino (Paulinho Da Costa & Erich Bulling)
06 - Let's Stay Friends (Paulinho Da Costa, Erich Bulling & Peter Canada)
07 - No Way Out (Erich Bulling, Paulinho Da Costa & Peter Canada)
08 - This Love's For Keeps (Erich Bulling, Paulinho Da Costa & Peter Canada)
09 - Real Love (Erich Bulling & Viqui Dennan)
10 - You Can Love Me (Paulinho Da Costa, Erich Bulling & Viqui Dennan)
11 - Going North (Paulinho Da Costa, Erich Bulling & Viqui Dennan)
12 - Exotica (Paulinho Da Costa, Erich Bulling & Viqui Dennan)


Produced & Arranged by Paulinho Da Costa & Erich Bulling for Step Productions
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording by Steve Sykes & Eric Rudd And at Wild Tracks Recording Studio by Erich Bulling
Mixed by Csaba Petocz & Steve Sykes at Conway Recording Studios
Assistant Engineer : Brian Arnett
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering


Percussion & Drums : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Erich Bulling


01 - Say It Now, 'Freedom'

Lead vocals : Jimmy Varner, Darryl Phinnessee & Peter Canada
Saxophone Solo : Larry Williams
Background vocals : Philip Bailey, Jimmy Varner, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters & Luther Waters

02 - One Step Two Step

Lead vocals : Marsha Skidmore
Keyboard Solo : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Background vocals : Isela Sotelo & Maria Del Rey

03 - Guaruja

Lead vocals : Peter Canada
Steel Drum : Andy Narell
Background vocals : Kenny O'Brien, Isela Sotelo, Maria Del Rey & Paulinho Da Costa

04 - I Believe You

Lead vocals : Marsha Skidmore
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Nathan East

05 - Sabor Latino

Lead vocals : Kenny O'Brien
Bass : Marcus Miller
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gray Grant
Trombones : Bill Reichenbach & Rick Culver
Tenor Saxophone : Larry Williams
Background vocals : Kenny O'Brien, Isela Sotelo & Maria Del Rey

06 - Let's Stay Friends

Lead vocals : Peter Canada
Trumpet : Herb Alpert
Guitar : Carlos Rios
Background vocals : Kenny O'Brien & Marsha Skidmore

07 - No Way Out

Lead vocals : Peter Canada
Trumpet : Herb Alpert
Tenor Sax : Larry Williams
Bass : Marcus Miller
Background vocals : Peter Canada, Paulinho Da Costa & Erich Bulling

08 - This Love's For Keeps

Lead vocals : Jimmy Varner
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Trombones : Bill Reichenbach & Rick Culver
Tenor Saxophone : Larry Williams
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters, Luther Waters & Jimmy Varner

09 - Real Love

Lead vocals : Marsha Skidmore
Soprano Saxophone : Gerald Albright
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Marcus Miller

10 - You Can Love Me

Lead vocals : Darryl Phinnessee & Myrian Rios
Background vocals : Isela Sotelo & Maria Del Rey

11 - Going North

Lead vocals : Daryl Phinnessee
Background vocals : Paulinho Da Costa, Paulo Da Costa & Darryl Phinnessee

12 - Exotica

Lead vocals : Peter Canada
Group Singing : Peter Canada, Paulinho Da Costa, Kenny O'Brien, Marsha Skidmore & Erich Bulling
Cavaquinho : Duilio Cosenza

Paulinho Da Costa "Sunrise" (1984) -Westcoast Jazz-


Label : Pablo Records / Fantasy, Inc.


01 - Taj Mahai (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
02 - I'm Going To Rio (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
03 - African Sunrise (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
04 - Walk Man (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
05 - O Mar E Meu Chao (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
06 - You Came Into My Life (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
07 - My Love (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
08 - You've Got A Special Kind Of Love (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
09 - Carioca (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)
10 - Groove (Clarence Charles & Paulinho Da Costa)


Produced by Paulinho Da Costa
Recorded at Ocean Way Studios & Lighthouse Studios : June 7 & 8, 1982
Recording Engineer : Allen Sides
Assistants : Steve Crammel, Tony Chiappa, Bobby Macias & David Egerton
Mixed by Allen Sides & Rik Pekkonen


01 - Taj Mahai

Ernie Watts : Saxophone
George Duke : Castlebar Clavinet
Randy Waldman : Electric Piano
Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Nathan East : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa, Carl Carwell & Clarence Charles : Vocals
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements by Erich Bulling

02 - I'm Going To Rio

Randy Waldman : Keyboards
Clarence Charles : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Carl Carwell : Lead vocal
Paulinho Da Costa, Clarence Charles, Carl Carwell, Judith Jones, C. Winston Ford Jr., Arthur Hutchinson & Roy Galloway : Background vocals
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements by Paulinho Da Costa & Clarence Charles
Horn Arrangement by Jerry Hey

03 - African Sunrise

Ernie Watts : Flutes
Randy Waldman : Keyboards
Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Leon Ndugu Chancler : Drums
Rhythm Arrangement by Ben Wright

04 - Walk Man

Randy Waldman : Keyboards
Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Nathan East : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa, Carl Carwell, Clarence Charles & Todd Cochran : Vocals
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements by Erich Bulling

05 - O Mar E Meu Chao

Randy Waldman : Keyboards
Paulinho Da Costa : Prophet V
George Duke : Melodion
Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Leon Ndugu Chancler : Drums
Rhythm Arrangement by Ben Wright

06 - You Came Into My Life

Ernie Watts : Saxophone
Randy Waldman : Keyboards
Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Nathan East : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Carl Carwell : Lead vocal
Judith Jones, C. Winston Ford Jr., Carl Carwell, Arthur Hutchinson & Roy Galloway : Background vocals

07 - My Love

Randy Waldman : Piano
Todd Cochran : Electric Piano
Larry Carlton : Guitar Solo
Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Leon Ndugu Chancler : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Vocal
Horn Arrangement by Jerry Hey

08 - You've Got A Special Kind Of Love

Ernie Watts : Saxophone
Craig Harris : Vocoder
Randy Waldman : Acoustic & Electric Piano
George Duke : Prophet V
Larry Carlton, Clarence Charles & Charles Fearing : Guitars
Nathan East : Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Carl Carwell : Lead vocal
Judith Jones, C. Winston Ford Jr., Arthur Hutchinson, Roy Galloway & Carl Carwell : Background vocals
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements by Erich Bulling

09 - Carioca

Bill Reichenbach : Trombone
Jerry Hey : Flugelhorn
Randy Waldman : Acoustic Piano
Todd Cochran : Electric Piano
Larry Carlton &  Charles Fearing : Guitars
Clarence Charles : Acoustic Guitar Solo
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Leon Ndugu Chancler : Drums
Rhythm Arrangement by Todd Cochran

10 - Groove

Clarence Charles : Guitar
George Duke : Mini Moog Bass
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Rhythm Arrangement by Paulinho Da Costa
Horn Arrangement by Jerry Hey


Percussion & Percussion Arrangements by Paulinho Da Costa
Horn Section :
Jerry Hey, Gary Grant & Steve Madaio : Trumpets
Bill Reichenbach, Chuck Findley, Dick "Slyde" Hyde & Eric Culver : Trombones

Paulinho Da Costa "Happy People" (1979) -Westcoast Jazz-


 Label : Pablo Today


01 - Deja Vu (John Barnes)
02 - Take It On Up (John Barnes, Louis Satterfield, White & Wright) 
03 - Love Till The End Of Time (Greg Phillinganes) 
04 - Seeing Is Believing (John Barnes & Cameron)
05 - Dreamflow (Larry Carlton)
06 - Carnival Of Colors (Ivan Lins, Martins & Deborah Thomas)
07 - Let's Get Together (Paulinho Da Costa & Marlo Henderson)
08 - Happy People (Erich Bulling & Paulinho Da Costa)
09 - Put Your Mind On Vacation (Greg Mathieson & Deborah Thomas)


Produced by Paulinho Da Costa for Burunga Productions
Engineered & Mixed by Humberto Gatica
Additional Engineer : Chris Desmond
Recorded at Davlen Sound, Sunset Sound & "Mom and Pops Co-Store"
Mixed at Sunset Sound
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at A&M Recording Studios


Musicians :

Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Bass : Nathan Watts
Drums : James Gadson
Guitar : Al McKay, Larry Carlton & Marlo Henderson
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes & John Barnes
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Saxophone, Flute & Oboe : Gary Herbig
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach, Dick Hyde, Lew McCreary, Eric Culver & Tom Malone
Trumpet & Flugelhorn : Chuck Findley, Gary Grant & Steve Madaio
Backing vocals : Bill Champlin, Carl Carwell, Carmen Twillie, Clarence Ford, Jr., Deborah Thomas, Jeanette Hawes, Philip Bailey & Venette Cloud


01 - Deja Vu

Rhythm & Horns Arrangements by John Barnes
Vocals Arrangement by Philip Bailey
Lead vocals : Philip Bailey

02 - Take It On Up

Horns Arrangement by Bill Reichenbach & Chuck Findley
Rhythm Arrangement by Bruce Miller
Vocals Arrangement by Bill Champlin
Lead vocals : Bill Champlin

03 - Love Till The End Of Time

Horns Arrangement by Erich Bulling

04 - Seeing Is Believing

Rhythm & Horns Arrangements by John Barnes
Vocals Arrangement by Bill Champlin 
Lead vocals : Bill Champlin

05 - Dreamflow

Rhythm Arrangement by Bruce Miller 

06 - Carnival Of Colors

Rhythm & Horns Arrangements by Erich Bulling
Lead vocals : Deborah Thomas

07 - Let's Get Together

Horns Arrangement by Bill Reichenbach & Chuck Findley
Rhythm Arrangement by John Barnes
Vocal Arrangement by Carl Carwell
Lead vocals : Carl Carwell

08 - Happy People

Rhythm & Horns Arrangements by Erich Bulling

09 - Put Your Mind On Vacation

Lead vocals : Deborah Thomas

Paulinho Da Costa "Agora" (1977) -Jazz Funk-


 Label : Pablo Records / Fantasy, Inc.


01 - Simbora (Paulinho Da Costa & Claudio Slon)
02 - Terra (Paulinho Da Costa, Octavio Bailly Jr. & Claudio Slon)
03 - Toledo Bagel (Paulinho Da Costa, Claudio Slon & Erich Bulling)
04 - Berimbau Variations (Paulinho Da Costa, Octavio Bailly Jr. & Claudio Slon)
05 - Belisco (Erich Bulling)
06 - Ritmo Number One (Paulinho Da Costa & Claudio Slon)


Produced by Claudio Slon
Recorded at Kendun Studios, Burbank, CA ; August 6, 9, 11, 12, 16, 1976
Recording Engineers : Humberto Gatica & Geoff Gilette


Musicians :

Paulinho Da Costa : Lead vocals, Berimbau, Cuica, Pandeiro, Surdo, Tamborim, A-Go-Gô, Reco-Reco, Congas & Miscellaneous Percussion
Octavio Bailly Jr. : Bass & Vocals
Claudio Slon : Drums, Water Drum, Timbales, Impakt Percussion, Synthesizer & Vocals
Steve Huffsteter : Solos
Gene Goe : Trumpets & Flugelhorns
Frank Rosolino : Solos
Mike Julian : Trombones
Greg Phillinganes : Acoustic & Electric Pianos
Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Larry Williams : Saxophone & Flute


01 - Simbora

Arranged by Paulinho Da Costa, Claudio Slon & Steve Huffsteter

02 - Terra

Vocals : Paulinho Da Costa

03 - Toledo Bagel

Arranged by Erich Bulling

04 - Berimbau Variations

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05 - Belisco

Arranged by Steve Huffsteter

06 - Ritmo Number One

Solos : Pandeiro, Cuica, A Go-Gô, Reco-Reco, Whistle, Spoons, Frying Pan & Congas


Randy Edelman "Switch Of The Seasons" (1985) -Soft Rock-



Label : Elecstar Limited


01 - Turn The World Around (Randy Edelman)
02 - Everything Is Possible (Randy Edelman)
03 - Growing Older (Randy Edelman)
04 - Young England (Randy Edelman)
05 - The Music Still Plays (Randy Edelman)
06 - Look Both Ways (Randy Edelman)
07 - It’s A Long Way To Heaven (Randy Edelman)
08 - The Italian Star (Randy Edelman)
09 - Blowin Us Lovers Away (Randy Edelman)
10 - My Ole Man (Randy Edelman)


Recorded at Polar Music Studios, Stockholm, Sweden & Jacobs Studios, Surey, England
Engineered & Mixed by Paris Edvinson
Produced by Paris Edvinson & Randy Edelman
All Compositions Written & Arranged by Randy Edelman
Bass : Rutger Eunnarsson
Drums : Magnus Persson
Keyboards & Synthesizers : Randy Edelman
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Percussion : Frank Riccotti
Backing vocals on "Growing Older" & "Turn The World Around" : Jackie DeShannon
Executive Producer : John Velasco          

Randy Edelman "Randy Edelman And His Piano" (1984) -Soft Rock-



Label : Elecstar Limited


01 - You (Randy Edelman)
02 - Today (June Song) (Randy Edelman)
03 - My Heart Got In The Way (Randy Edelman)
04 - Laughter And Tears (Randy Edelman)
05 - Just Passing Through (Randy Edelman)
06 - Woman On Your Arm (Randy Edelman)
07 - Uptown Uptempo Woman (Randy Edelman)
08 - Blue Street (Randy Edelman)
09 - Sentimental Fool (Randy Edelman)
10 - Weekend In New England (Randy Edelman)
11 - My Special Friend (Randy Edelman & Vic Lewis)
12 - I Can't Make Music (Randy Edelman)


Produced by Herbie Flowers & John Velasco

This album is Randy Edelman alone with his piano

Randy Edelman "You're The One" (1979) -Westcoast Rock-



 Label : 20th Century Fox Records / Arista Records / Bandiera Music


01 - Don't Let Go Of Me (Randy Edelman)
02 - You Can Always Buy Her Pearls (Randy Edelman)
03 - If This Is Love (Kerry Chater & Robbie Patton)
04 - Thirty Years Old (Mom) (Randy Edelman)
05 - Night Music (Dave Ellingson)
06 - You're The One (Randy Edelman)
07 - Time Changes People (Bart Edelman & Randy Edelman)
08 - A Potato In The Rain (Randy Edelman)
09 - My Heart Got In The Way (Randy Edelman)
10 - All Along The Rhine (Randy Edelman)


Produced by Matthew McCauley & Fred Mollin
Basic Track Recorded by Bobby Schaper at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, California & Groupe IV Studios, Los Angeles, California
Overdubs Recorded at Sunset Recorders, L.A.
Mark Linett, Engineer
Record Plant, L.A.
Bob Edwards & Dave Bianco, Engineers
Sound Factory, West L.A.
Bobby Schaper, Engineer
Larabee Studios, L.A.
Mick Guzauski, Engineer
Studio 55, L.A.
Gabe Veltri & Mark Linett : Engineers
Mixed by Bill Schnee at Cherokee Studios, L.A. & Sunset Sound Recorders, L.A.


01 - Don't Let Go Of Me

Piano : Randy Edelman
Bass : Mike Porcaro
Electric Guitar : Dean Parks
Drums : Mike Baird
Synthesizer : Randy Edelman, Matthew McCauley (Solo)
Percussion : Fred Mollin
Clavinet : David Paich
Whip : Matthew McCauley
Victim : Tim McCauley
Background vocals : Jackie DeShannon
Cellos & Horns arranged by Matthew McCauley

02 - You Can Always Buy Her Pearls

Piano & Fender Rhodes : Randy Edelman
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon, Ben Benay & Steve Lukather
Drums : Rick Marotta
Organ : David Paich
Autoharp : Ben Benay
Percussion : Fred Mollin
Background vocals : Jimmy Faragher, Tommy Faragher & Danny Faragher

03 - If This Is Love

Piano : Randy Edelman
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitars : Dean Parks & Jay Graydon
Drums : Rick Marotta
Harp : Erica Goodman
Background vocals : Leah Kunkel, Fred Mollin & Matthew McCauley
Percussion : Fred Mollin
Orchestra arranged & conducted by Matthew McCauley

04 - Thirty Years Old (Mom)

Piano & Fender Rhodes : Randy Edelman
Acoustic Bass : Lyle Ritz
Bells : Fred Mollin

05 - Night Music

Pianos : Randy Edelman
Acoustic Guitars : Ben Benay
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon & Dean Parks
Drums : Rick Marotta
Saxophones : Dean Parks
Percussion : Fred Mollin
Handclaps : Matthew McCauley, Fred Mollin & Tim McCauley
Background vocals : Fred Mollin & Matthew McCauley
Synthesizers : Matthew McCauley

06 - You're The One

Piano, Wurlitzer & Electric Piano : Randy Edelman
Bass : Mike Porcaro
Drums : Mike Baird
Acoustic & Electric Guitars : Dean Parks
Synthesizers : Matthew McCauley
Percussion : Fred Mollin
Sax : Doug Masek
Background vocals : Michael McDonald
Strings arranged & conducted by Matthew McCauley

07 - Time Changes People

Piano : Randy Edelman
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Jay Graydon
Drums : Rick Marotta
Synthesizers : Randy Edelman & Matthew McCauley
Acoustic Guitar : Ben Benay
Percussion : Fred Mollin
Background vocals : Bobby Kimball & Tom Kelly
Orchestra arranged & conducted by Matthew McCauley

08 - A Potato In The Rain

Fender Rhodes & Piano : Randy Edelman
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon, Al Kooper & Dean Parks (Solo)
Drums : Rick Marotta
Synthesizer : Matthew McCauley
Saxophone & Clarinet : Dean Parks
Fingersnaps : Randy Edelman

09 - My Heart Got In The Way

Piano : Randy Edelman
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Acoustic Guitar : Ben Benay
Bell Tree : Fred Mollin
Strings arranged & conducted by Matthew McCauley

10 - All Along The Rhine

Piano : Randy Edelman
Orchestra arranged & conducted by Matthew McCauley