31/03/2017

Bobby Kimball "Mysterious Sessions" (2017) -AOR / Progressive Rock-



Label : Purple Pyramid Records


01 - Hold The Line (David Paich)
02 - Have A Cigar (Roger Waters)
03 - Get Back (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
04 - I'm Not In Love (Eric Stewart & Graham Gouldman)
05 - Who's Crying Now (Jonathan Cain & Steve Perry)
06 - Africa (David Paich & Jeff Porcaro)
07 - Give A Little Bit (Rick Davies & Roger Hodgson)
08 - The Dance (Tony Arata)
09 - What It Takes (Desmond Child, Joe Perry & Steven Tyler)
10 - Something About You (Roalnd Gould, Mark King, Philip Gould, David Lindup & Wally Badarou)
11 - Please Come Home For Christmas (Gene Redd & Charles Brown)
12 - Rosanna (David Paich)


01 - Hold The Line

Produced by Jürgen Engler

02 - Have A Cigar

Bobby Kimball : Vocals
Bob Kulick & Bruce Kulick : Guitars
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Gregg Bissonette : Drums
Produced by Billy Sherwood

03 - Get Back

Bobby Kimball : Vocals
Alan White : Drums
Tony Kaye : Keyboards
Billy Sherwood : Guitars & Bass
Produced, Recorded & Mixed by Billy Sherwood at 4Tune Studios

04 - I'm Not In Love

Produced by Jürgen Engler

05 - Who's Crying Now

Bobby Kimball : Vocals
Billy Sherwood : Guitars, Bass, Keyboards & Backing vocals
Lou Molino : Drums
Produced, Recorded & Mixed by Billy Sherwood at 4Tune Studios

06 - Africa

Roye Albrighton : Vocals & Guitar
Ron Howden : Drums
Patrick Moraz : Keyboards
Klaus Henatsch : Keyboards
Billy Sherwood : Bass & Backing vocals
Produced by Jürgen Engler & Chris Lietz at Atom H Studio, Austin, TX
Mixed by Billy Sherwood at Circa:HQ Studios

07 - Give A Little Bit

Produced by Jürgen Engler

08 - The Dance

Bobby Kimball : Vocals
Gary Griffin : Keyboards
Michael Gorfaine, John Crovosa, Tom Pally & Tom Voss : Strings
Produced, Engineered & Mixed by Gary Griffin

09 - What It Takes

Waddy Wachtel : Guitars
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Tony Thompson : Drums
Derek Sherinian : Keyboards

10 - Something About You

Produced by Jürgen Engler

11 - Please Come Home For Christmas

Bobby Kimball : Vocals
Billy Sherwood : Bass, Guitars & Keyboards
Lou Molino : Drums
Produced, Recorded & Mixed by Billy Sherwood at Backyard Levitation Studios

12 - Rosanna

Produced by Jürgen Engler

The Staton Brothers Band "The Staton Brothers Band" (1972) -Country Rock-



Label : CBS Records / Epic Records


01 - S.F. To L.A. (Jeffrey Staton)
02 - Take It Back (Jeffrey Staton)
03 - April (Jeffrey Staton)
04 - No One Listens (Jeffrey Staton)
05 - I Need To Be Alone (Jeffrey Staton)
06 - Four Days Gone (Stephen Stills)
07 - Mobile Blues (Mickey Newbury)
08 - One Man Woman (Jeffrey Staton)
09 - Mother Nature's Son (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
10 - Ooh, Did I Miss Her (Jeffrey Staton)
11 - Night In The City (Joni Mitchell)
12 - Bridge Of Your Faith (Jeffrey Staton)


Produced by John Simon


The Staton Brothers Band :

Jeffrey Staton
Michael Staton
Donny Mederos
Hal Atkinson


01 - S.F. To L.A.

Lead vocals : Jeffrey Staton & Michael Staton
Harmonies : Donny Mederos & Hal Atkinson
Percussion : Hal Atkinson
Bass : Donny Mederos
Acoustic Lead : Michael Staton

02 - Take It Back

Lead vocals : Michael Staton & Jeffrey Staton
Harmonies : Donny Mederos & Hal Atkinson
Bass : Donny Mederos
Percussion : Hal Atkinson 
Electric Lead Work : Jeffrey Staton

03 - April

Lead vocal : Michael Staton
Harmonies : Jeffrey Staton & Donny Mederos
Lead Guitar : Michael Staton
Rhythm : Jeffrey Staton

04 - No One Listens

Lead vocals : Michael Staton & Jeffrey Staton
Harmonies : Donny Mederos
Lead Guitar : Jeffrey Staton 
Bass : Donny Mederos
Piano : John Simon
Percussion : Hal Atkinson
Organ : Merl Saunders

05 - I Need To Be Alone

Lead vocal : Jeffrey Staton
Harmonies : Michael Staton & Donny Mederos
Banjo : Michael Staton
Pedal Steel : Michael Staton
Percussion : Hal Atkinson
Bass : Donny Mederos

06 - Four Days Gone

Arranged by Michael Staton & Jeffrey Staton
Lead vocal : Michael Staton
Lead Guitar: Michael Staton
Bass : Donny Mederos
Congas : Hal Atkinson
Acoustic Rhythm : Jeffrey Staton
Harmonies : Michael Staton, Jeffrey Staton & Donny Mederos

07 - Mobile Blues

Lead vocal : Michael Staton
Harmonies : Jeffrey Staton, Donny Mederos & Hal Atkinson
Bass : Donny Mederos
Percussion : Hal Atkinson
Lap Steel : Michael Staton

08 - One Man Woman

Nylon String Ensemble : Jeffrey Staton

09 - Mother Nature's Son

Arranged by Michael Staton
Lead vocal : Michael Staton
Harmonies : Jeffrey Staton & Donny Mederos
Lead Guitar : Michael Staton
Percussion : Hal Atkinson
Bass : Donny Mederos

10 - Ooh, Did I Miss Her

Lead vocal : Jeffrey Staton
Harmonies : Michael Staton & Donny Mederos
Dobro : Michael Staton
Bass : Donny Mederos
Percussion : Hal Atkinson

11 - Night In The City

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12 - Bridge Of Your Faith

Arrangement : John Simon
Harmonies : Donny Mederos & Michael Staton
Piano : John Simon
Percussion : Hal Atkinson
Bass : Donny Mederos

Cooper Brothers "Learning To Live With It" (1981) -Southern Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Salt Records


01 - If My Heart Only Knew (Richard Cooper)
02 - Come Back Baby (Les Emmerson)
03 - You Live Just A Little (Richard Cooper)
04 - Poor Little Rich Girl (Les Emmerson)
05 - Dangerous Moon (Richard Cooper)
06 - What's In Your Heart That Matters (Richard Cooper)
07 - Trouble Written All Over You (Richard Cooper)
08 - Learning To Live With It (Les Emmerson)
09 - Rules Of The Road (Richard Cooper)


Produced by Gary Cape, Richard Cooper & Les Emmerson
The Cooper Brothers :
Brian Cooper : Bass Guitar & Lead vocals
Richard Cooper : Guitars
Les Emmerson : Guitar & Lead vocals
Terry King : Steel & Slide Guitars, Lead vocals
Glenn Bell : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
Frank Fontyn : Keyboards & Saxes
Guest Musicians :
Jimmy Dale, Eddy Bimm, Peter Rochon & Claude Desjardins
Also thanks to Nina King & Devereaux for Backgrounds on "What's In Your Heart
Engineers : Mike Jones, Rick Capreol, Kevin Doyle, Peter Burns & Dixon Van Winkle

Tierra ‎"City Nights" (1980) -Latin Soul-



Label : The Boardwalk Entertainment Co.


01 - Street Scene (Rudy Salas)
02 - Together (Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff)
03 - Memories (Rudy Salas)
04 - Latin Disco (Rudy Salas)
05 - Gonna Find Her (Rudy & Steve Salas)
06 - Givin' Up On Love (Rudy & Steve Salas)
07 - Time To Dance (Rudy Salas)
08 - Zoot Suit Boogie ("In The Mood" Theme) (Rudy Salas)


Tierra :
Rudy Salas : Electric Guitar & Vocals
Steve Salas : Lead vocals, Trombone & Timbales
Joey Guerra : Keyboards & Background vocals
Bobby Navarrete : Reeds & Background vocals
Andre Baeza : Congas & Percussion
Steve Falomir : Electric Bass
Phil Madayag : Drums

Produced by Rudy Salas & Co-Produced by Steve Salas
Except "Gonna Find Her" & "Time To Dance" Produced by Willie Bobo & Stan Silverberg for Today Productions Co.
Associate Producer : Rudy Lopez
Arrangements by Tierra
Recorded at The Sound Investment Studios & Oceanway Recorders
Engineers : Cisco De Luna & Hank Sanicola
Mastered at A&M Recording Studios by Frank De Luna

Guest Musicians :
Bobby Loya : Trumpet
Jim Coile : Sax
Ron Robbins : Trumpet
Thurmond Green : Slide Trombone
Robert Zapata : Drums
Willie Bobo : Timbales on "Time To Dance"

Gale Force "Gale Force" (1977) -Country Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Fantasy Records


01 - I Was Made To Love Her (Stevie Wonder)
02 - Waitin' For A Love (Ken & Len Gale)
03 - Would You Like To Be Home (Charlie Souza & Len Gale)
04 - Reach On Out (Ken & Len Gale)
05 - Rosie (Tom Waits)
06 - Turn On The Blue Lights (Ken & Len Gale)
07 - Let My Love In (Len Gale)
08 - Fever (Davenport & Cooley)
09 - Amourena (Len Gale)


Gale Force is :
Len Gale : Lead & Background vocals, Drums, Piano
Ken Gale : Guitars & Background vocals

Sneaky Pete Kleinow : Pedal Steel
Bobby Lyle : Keyboards
Charlie Souza : Bass
Steve Madaio, Denny Christianson, Jim Coile, Bob Carr & Mayo Tiana : Horns*

Produced by Wayne Henderson for At-Home Productions
Horns Arranged by Wayne Henderson
Rhythm Arrangements by Gale Force
Orchestrations : Donald Cook
Recording Engineers : Eddie Bill Harris & Rik Pekkonen (Fantasy Studios, Berkeley & Chateau Studios, N. Hollywood)
Remix : Frank Byron Clark (The Total Experience, Hollywood)
Mastering : Geoff Sykes (Kendun Recorders, Burbank)


01 - I Was Made To Love Her

Bobby Lyle : Clavinet
*Horns

02 - Waitin' For A Love

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03 - Would You Like To Be Home

Charlie Souza : Lead vocal & Piano
Bobby Lyle : Organ

04 - Reach On Out

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05 - Rosie

Sneaky Pete Kleinow : Pedal Steel

06 - Turn On The Blue Lights

Bobby Lyle : Clavinet
*Horns

07 - Let My Love In

Bobby Lyle : Organ

08 - Fever

*Horns

09 - Amourena

Simms Bros. Band "Attitude" (1980) Soft Rock-



Label : Elektra Records


01 - Attitude (Simms Bros. Band)
02 - Tell Me (Victim Of Rock And Roll) (Rob Sabino)
03 - Dear (Rob Sabino)
04 - She's My Girlfriend (David Spinner & Rob Sabino)
05 - Love Is True (David Spinner)
06 - Zeroid (Mickey Leonard)
07 - I Can Take It From You (Frank Simms)
08 - Kingston Place (Rob Sabino & Simms Bros. Band)
09 - Lookin' For Some Money (Frank Simms)
10 - Breakdown (Rob Sabino)


Produced by Eddie Kramer
Second Engineer : Chris Cassone
Remixed by Eddie Kramer & Jon Mathias
Recorded at Northlake Studios, White Plains, New York
Mixed at The Record Plant, New York
Mastering at Sterling Sound by George Marino, New York

Budd Tunick : Drums & Percussion
Shimmy Maki : Bass
Mickey Leonard : Lead Guitars
Rob Sabino : Keyboards & Vocals
George Simms : Saxophone & Vocals
David Spinner : Lead vocals
Frank Simms : Guitar & Lead vocals
Sound Engineer : Mark Emery

Urgent "Cast The First Stone" (1985) -AOR / Melodic Rock-



Label : Manhattan Records


01 - Running Back (Michael Kehr, Don Kehr & Steve Kehr)
02 - Say Goodbye (Michael Kehr)
03 - Cast The First Stone (Michael Kehr, Don Kehr & Steve Kehr)
04 - Love Can Make You Cry (Michael Kehr, Don Kehr & Ian Hunter)
05 - Pay Up (Michael Kehr, Ian Hunter, Steve Pickett & Dave Kissel)
06 - Love Him Or Leave Him (Michael Kehr, Don Kehr & Steve Kehr)
07 - Dedicated To Love (Michael Kehr, Yul Vaz, Klyph Black & Ian Hunter)
08 - Only You (John Wondering, Michael Kehr & Don Kehr)
09 - So This Is Paradise (Michael Kehr, Yul Vaz, Klyph Black & Ian Hunter)
10 - Tell The Boys No (Michael Kehr & Steve Kehr)


Urgent :
Michael Kehr : Lead Vocalist, Background vocals & Rhythm Guitar
Don Kehr : Lead & Background vocals, Piano & Keyboards
Steve Kehr : Drums, Percussion & Background vocals
Yul Vaz : Lead & Rhythm Guitar
Klyph Black : Bass

Additional Contributions by :
Mick Ronson : Keyboards & Guitar
Larry Fast : Synthesizers on "Only You"
Steve Scales : Percussion
Mark Clarke : Background vocals
Cynthia Huggins & Samaiyah Motley : Background vocals on "Only You"

Engineered by Bob Cohen
Recorded at The House Of Music in West Orange, NJ. with Bob Cohen, Assisted by Nelson Ayres
Additional Overdubs at Media Sound in N.Y.C. with John Holbrook, Assisted by Tom Roberts
Mixed at The Village Recorder in L.A. with Shelly Yakus, Assisted by Tom Nist & Jay Willis
Mastered at Precision Lacquer by Stephen Marcussen

Dragon "Dreams Of Ordinary Men" (1986) -Soft Rock / Pop Rock-



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'Neil, Alan Mansfield, Marc Hunter & Todd Rundgren)
05 - Intensive Care (Marc Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
06 - Temptation* (Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
07 - Midnight Sun (Todd Rundgren)
08 - Love Don't Stop* (Johanna Pigott & Todd Hunter)
09 - Forever And Ever* (Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter & Alan Mansfield)
10 - Smoke* (Marc Hunter, Johanna Pigott & Todd Hunter)


Produced by Todd Rundgren for Alchemedia Productions
Engineered by Todd Rundgren & Chris Andersen
*Re-Mixed by Jason Corsaro & Jim Boyer at The power Station - New York

Dragon are :
Marc Hunter : Vocals
Todd Hunter : Bass, Vocals & Fairlight CMI Bass
Alan Mansfield : Keyboards
Duane Perry : Drums
Additional Musicians :
Tommy Emmanuel : Guitars
Todd Rundgren : Guitars & Backing vocals
Lenny Pickett : Sax
Gary Window : Sax

Yates Brothers & Sisters ‎"Electricity" (1982) -Contemporary R&B-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Electricity (Keith Echols & Alice Sanderson)
02 - Who You Been Doing (Jeffrey Leib)
03 - Why Do I Fall (Lewis Price)
04 - Crazy About You (Hillary Davis & Jay Logan)
05 - Shake And Groove It (Jay Logan & Antoine Davis)
06 - I'm The One Who Loves You (Keith Echols & Alice Sanderson)
07 - If You Ever Change Your Mind (David Batteau & Scott Shelly & Richard 'Moon' Calhoun)
08 - Someday (Anthony Yates)


Executive Producers : Robert P. Ross & Ziponki Enterprises
Arranged by Benjamin F. Wright Jr.
Produced by Benjamin F. Wright Jr. with Steel-Lu Productions for Ziponki Enterprises
Engineers : Clay McMurray, Ty Air, Rick Clifford & Kevin Dixon
Recorded at Love's Comfort Studio, Capitol Studios, Jennifudy Studio & Conway Studio
Mastered at Allen Zentz Mastering Studios
Trumpets : Bobby Bryant, Nolan Smith, Alonzo 'Joe' Campbell & Ray Bryant
Reeds : Fred Jackson, Ernie Fields, Don Myrick & John Stephens
Trombone : Fred Wesley, Louis Satterfield & Maurice Spears
Keyboards : Rene Moore, John Barnes, Joe Scott & Mortonette Jenkins
Bass : James Jarmerson
Guitars : Marlo Henderson, David Williams & Paul Jackson Jr.
Drums : Nate Neblett
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Prophet Synthesizer : Benjamin F. Wright Jr.
Yates Brothers & Sisters :
Pete
Vincent
Regina
Anthony
Tammy

Switch "Reaching For Tomorrow" (1980) -Smooth Soul-



Label : Motown Records Corp.


01 - Power To Dance (Bobby DeBarge & Bunny DeBarge)
02 - My Friend In The Sky (Bobby DeBarge & Bunny DeBarge)
03 - Don't Take My Love Away (Bobby DeBarge)
04 - Keep Movin' On* (Gregory Williams)
05 - A Brighter Tomorrow (Interlude) (Eddie Fluellen, Jermaine Jackson & Hazel Jackson)
06 - Reaching For Tomorrow (Jermaine Jackson, Paul Jackson Jr & Roxanne Seeman)
07 - I Finally Found Someone New*** (Thomas DeBarge)
08 - Honey, I Love You** (Jody Sims)
09 - Get Back To You* (Gregory Williams & Jody Sims)


Switch :
Bobby DeBarge : Keyboards & Background vocals
Eddie Fluellen : Acoustic Piano, Fender Rhodes & Trombone
Gregory Williams : Synthesizer, Organ, Fender Rhodes, Flugelhorn & Background vocals
Thomas DeBarge : Bass & Background vocals
Jody Sims : Drums
Phillip Ingram : Percussion & Background vocals

Other Musicians :
Jermaine Jackson : Bass, Drums & Percussion
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Michael McGloiry : Guitar
Ollie E. Brown : Drums & Percussion
Al DeBarge : Keyboards

Recorded at Jennifudy Recording Studio, North Hollywood, California ; Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Studios, Hollywood, California & Caribou Ranch Studios, Nederland, Colorado
Mixed at Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Studios, Hollywood, California
Engineers : Michael Schuman, Bob Bullock, Bob Robitaille & Reggie Dozier
Assistant Engineers : Ernestine Madison & James Warmack
Executive Producers : Jermaine Jackson, Berry Gordy & Hazel Jackson
Produced by Bobby DeBarge, *Gregory Williams, **Jody Sims, ***Thomas DeBarge & Bobby DeBarge
(*Co-Produced by Thomas DeBarge & Jody Sims)


01 - Power To Dance

Rhythm & Vocal Arrangements : Bobby DeBarge & Al DeBarge
String & Horn Arrangements : Bobby DeBarge & Glen Spreen

02 - My Friend In The Sky

Rhythm & Vocal Arrangements : Bobby DeBarge & Al DeBarge
String & Horn Arrangements : Bobby DeBarge & Glen Spreen

03 - Don't Take My Love Away

Rhythm Arrangements : Bobby DeBarge & Al Debarge
String & Horn Arrangements : Bobby deBarge & Glen Spreen
Co-Produced by Thomas DeBarge & Jody Sims

04 - Keep Movin' On

Rhythm Arrangements : Gregory Williams
Horn & String Arrangements : Jerry Hey
Vocal Arrangements : Gregory Williams & Phillip Ingram

05 - A Brighter Tomorrow (Interlude)

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06 - Reaching For Tomorrow

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07 - I Finally Found Someone New

Rhythm Arrangements : Thomas DeBarge
Horn & String Arrangements : Thomas DeBarge & Glen Spreen

08 - Honey, I Love You

Rhythm & Vocal Arrangements : Jody Sims

09 - Get Back To You

Rhythm Arrangements : Gregory Williams
Horn & String Arrangements : Jerry Hey
Vocal Arrangements : Gregory Williams & Phillip Ingram

30/03/2017

Gambler "Teenage Magic" (1979) - Arena Rock / AOR-



Label : EMI America


01 - This Time It's Love (Del Breckenfeld)
02 - Elevator (Nathan Shaffer)
03 - Follow Your Heart (Del Breckenfeld)
04 - I Will Remember You (Del Breckenfeld)
05 - Teenage Magic (Nathan Shaffer)
06 - Walkin' The Streets (Nathan Shaffer, Del Breckenfeld & B. Breckenfeld)
07 - Valerie (Nathan Shaffer)
08 - After All (Nathan Shaffer)
09 - On The Road (Del Breckenfeld)


Nathan Shaffer : Lead vocals & Acoustic Guitar
Warren Mays : Lead & Acoustic Guitars, Vocals
Del Breckenfeld : Bass Guitar & Vocals
Chuck Schwartz : Drums & Percussion

Produced & Engineered by Jeff Glixman at Axis Sound Studios in Atlanta & The Village Recorder in Los Angeles
Assistant Engineers : Barbara Issak, Cheryl Bordagaray & Les Horn
Mastered at Sterling Sound by George Marino

Additional Vocals : Diane Scanlon
Sax on "Teenage Magic" : David Woodford

T-Connection "Everything Is Cool" (1981) -Smooth Soul-



Label : Capitol Records


01 - Groove City (T. Coakley, Kirk Coakley, Dave Mackey & Anthony Flowers)
02 - Spend The Night With Me (Theophilus Coakley)
03 - Spinnin' (Anthony Flowers)
04 - Paradise (Theophilus Coakley)
05 - Everything Is Cool (Dave Mackey)
06 - Give Me Your Love (Theophilus Coakley)
07 - Heaven In Your Eyes (Theophilus Coakley)
08 - We've Got A Good Thing (Kirkwood Coakley)


T-Connection :
T. Coakley : Acoustic Piano, Fender Rhodes, Clavinet, Acoustic Guitar & Background vocals
Kirk Coakley : Bass & Background vocals
Anthony Flowers : Percussion
Dave Mackey : Guitar & Guitar Solos
Yogi Horton : Drums

String Section : Sanford Allen, Harold Kohon, Cathryn Kienke, Tony Posk, Joe Rabushka, Yoko Matsuo, Stan Pollock, Marilyn Wright, Julien Barber, Sue Pray & Richard Bach & Kermit Moore

Additional Musicians : Ray Chew, Alan Rubin, Jon Faddis, Dave Taylor, Henry Mitchell, Harold Vick, Dave Tofani & Ronald Cuber

Background vocals : Ullanda McCullough, Pat Carey, Theophilus Coakley & Ray Chew

Produced, Arranged & Conducted by Ray Chew for T-CO INTERNATIONAL B.V.I.
Executive Producer : Theophilus Coakley
Recorded & Mixed at Power Station Recording Studios, New York by Neal Dorfsman
Assistant Engineer : Jeff Hendrickson
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, New York
Horns & String Contractor : Sephra Herman

Edin-Ådahl "Edin-Ådahl" (1980) -AOR-



Label : Prim Records


01 - På Väg (Frank Ådahl)
02 - Vänd Dej Om (Bertil Edin)
03 - Men Så Står Du Där (Lasse Edin)
04 - Framåt (Simon Ådahl)
05 - Alltid Med (Bertil Edin)
06 - Trots Allt (Bertil Edin)
07 - Barn Av Laodicea (Bertil Edin)
08 - Ensam I Stan (Bertil Edin)
09 - Guds BarnBarn (Simon Ådahl)
10 - Pjäsen Är Över (Simon Ådahl)


Lasse Edin : Klaviaturer & Sång
Simon Ådahl : Bas & Sång
Bertil Edin : Gitarrer & Sång
Frank Ådahl : Trummor & Sång

Producent : Stante Bengtsson
Tekniker : Boje Lundberg, Supreme Studio

Carpenters "Made In America" (1981) -Pop / Easy Listening / Adult Contemporary-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Those Good Old Dreams (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
02 - Strength Of A Woman (Phyllis Brown & Juanita Curiel)
03 - (Want You) Back In My Life Again (Kerry Chater & Chris Christian)
04 - When You've Got What it Takes (Roger Nichols & Bill Lane)
05 - Somebody's Been Lyin' (Carole Bayer Sager & Burt Bacharach)
06 - I Believe You (Dick Addrisi & Don Addrisi)
07 - Touch Me When We're Dancing (Terry Skinner, Jerry Lee Wallace & Kenny Bell)
08 - When It's Gone (It's Just Gone) (Randy Handley)
09 - Beechwood 4-5789 (William Stevenson, Marvin Gaye & George Gordy)
10 - Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song) (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Produced by Richard Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
"Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)" & "Somebody’s Been Lyin'" Arranged by Richard Carpenter & Orchestrated by Peter Knight
"I Believe You" Arranged by Paul Riser
Recorded at A&M Recording Studios
Engineered by
Roger Young
Additional Recording by Dave Iveland
"I Believe You" Engineered by Ray Gerhardt
Mixed at Sound Labs and A&M Recording Studios
Mix-down Engineer
: Roger Young
Assisted by Stewart Whitmore
Mastered at A&M Recording Studios by Bernie Grundman  


01 - Those Good Old Dreams

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tim May
Pedal Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Percussion : Karen Carpenter & Paulinho Da Costa
Harp : Gayle Levant
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

02 - Strength Of A Woman

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin & Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tim May & Tony Peluso
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Harp : Gayle Levant 
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter & The Carpettes (Karen Carpenter, Carolyn Dennis, Stephanie Spruill & Maxine Waters Willard)
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

03 - (Want You) Back In My Life Again

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tim May
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 
Synthesizer Programming : Daryl Dragon & Ian Underwood
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

04 - When You’ve Got What It Takes

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Acoustic Guitar : Tim May
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Harp : Gayle Levant
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

05 - Somebody’s Been Lyin'

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic Guitar : Tim May
Percussion : Peter Limonick
Harp : Gayle Levant
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Concertmaster & Solo : Jerry Vinci

06 - I Believe You

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tim May 
Congas : Jerry Steinholtz
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff
Vocals Arranged by Richard Carpenter

07 - Touch Me When We’re Dancing

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso & Tim May
Harp : Gayle Levant
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter & The Carpettes (Karen Carpenter, Carolyn Dennis, Stephanie Spruill & Maxine Waters Willard)
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

08 - When It’s Gone (It’s Just Gone)

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin & Karen Carpenter
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic Guitar : Dennis Budimir & Fred Tackett
Electric Guitar : Tim May & Tony Peluso
Pedal Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Percussion : Karen Carpenter & Bob Conti
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

09 - Beechwood 4-5789

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tim May
Harp : Gayle Levant
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

10 - Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tim May
Percussion : Peter Limonick
Harp : Gayle Levant
Choir : The O.K. Chorale under the direction of Ron Hicklin, Conducted by Frank Pooler
Concertmaster : Jerry Vinci

Carpenters "Singles 1974-1978" (1978) -Pop, Easy Listening / Adult Contemporary-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Sweet Sweet Smile* (Juice Newton & Otha Young)
02 - Jambalaya (On The Bayou)** (Hank Williams)
03 - Can't Smile Without You* (Chris Arnold, David Martin & Geoff Morrow)
04 - I Won't Last A Day Without You*** (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
05 - All You Get From Love Is A Love Song* (Steve Eaton)
06 - Only Yesterday* (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
07 - Solitaire* (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
08 - Please Mr. Postman* (William Garrett, Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman, Georgia Dobbins & Robert Bateman)
09 - I Need To Be In Love* (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis & Albert Hammond)
10 - Happy* (Tony Peluso, Diane Rubin & John Bettis)
11 - There's A Kind Of Hush* (Les Reed & Geoff Stephens)
12 - Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem of World Contact Day)* (Klaatoons)


*Produced by Richard Carpenter
**Produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter
***Produced by Jack Daugherty Productions

Carpenters "Passage" (1977) -Pop / Easy Listening / Adult Contemporary-



Label : A&M Records


01 - B'Wana She No Home (Michael Franks)
02 - All You Get From Love Is A Love Song (Steve Eaton)
03 - I Just Fall In Love Again* (Steve Dorff, Larry Herbstritt, Gloria Sklerov & Harry Lloyd)
04 - On The Balcony Of The Casa Rosada/Don't Cry For Me Argentina* (Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice)
05 - Sweet, Sweet Smile (Juice Newton & Otha Young)
06 - Two Sides (Scott E. Davis)
07 - Man Smart, Woman Smarter (Norman Span)
08 - Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft* (Klaatoons)


Produced by Richard Carpenter
Associate Producer : Karen Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
*Orchestrated by Peter Knight
Vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Engineered by Ray Gerhardt, Roger Young & Dave Iveland
Mastering Engineer : Bernie Grundman


01 - B’Wana She No Home

Piano : Pete Jolly
Electric Piano : Larry Muhoberac
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Percussion : Wally Snow & Tommy Vig
Conga : Jerry Steinholtz
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Tenor Sax & Alto Flute : Tom Scott
Vocal Arrangement : Gene Perling

02 - All You Get From Love Is A Love Song

Electric & Acoustic Piano : Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ed Greene
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso & Ray Parker Jr.
Conga : Tommy Vig
Percussion : Jerry Steinholtz
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Background Singers : Karen & Richard Carpenter, Julia Tillman Waters, Carlena Williams & Maxine Willard Waters

03 - I Just Fall In Love Again

Electric & Acoustic Piano : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Harp : Gale Levant
Overbudget Philharmonic : Peter Knight, Conductor
Gregg Smith Singers : Gregg Smith, Conductor

04 - On The Balcony Of The Casa Rosada/Don’t Cry For Me Argentina (From The Opera Evita) 

Overbudget Philharmonic : Peter Knight, Conductor
Gregg Smith Singers : Gregg Smith, Conductor
Announcer : Dennis Heath
Peron : William Feuerstein
Che : Jonathan Marks

05 - Sweet, Sweet Smile

Bass : Joe Osborn
Fiddle : Bobby Bruce
Banjo : Larry McNealy
Drums : Ron Tutt
Tack Piano : Tom Hensley
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso

06 - Two Sides

Electric Piano : Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ed Greene
Acoustic Guitar : Lee Ritenour & Jay Graydon
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Pedal Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness

07 - Man Smart, Woman Smarter

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ed Greene
Piano : Leon Russell
Tack Piano : Richard Carpenter & Tom Hensley
Steel Drum : Vince Charles
Percussion : Tommy Vig
Baritone Sax : David Luell & Kurt McGettrick
Tenor Sax : Jackie Kelso
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Conga : King Errisson

08 - Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day)

Acoustic & Electric Piano : Richard Carpenter
Synthesizer : Richard Carpenter
Drums : Ron Tutt
Bass : Joe Osborn
Electric Guitar & DJ : Tony Peluso
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Overbudget Philharmonic : Peter Knight, Conductor
Gregg Smith Singers : Gregg Smith, Conductor

Carpenters "Live At Palladium" (1976) -POP / Adult Contemporary-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Flat Baroque (Richard Carpenter)
02 - There's A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World) (Les Reed & Geoff Stephens)
03 - Jambalaya (On The Bayou) (Hank Williams)
04 - Medley: 
       Piano Picker (Randy Edelman)
       Strike Up The Band (George & Ira Gershwin)
       S'Wonderful (George & Ira Gershwin)
       Fascinatin' Rhythm (George & Ira Gershwin)
05 - Warsaw Concerto (Richard Addinsell)
06 - From This Moment On (Cole Porter)
07 - Medley: 
       (They Long To Be) Close To You / We Know (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)
       For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Robb Wilson & Arthur James)
       Top Of The World (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
       Ticket To Ride (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
       Only Yesterday (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
       I Won't Last A Day Without You (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
       Hurting Each Other (Peter Udell & Gary Geld)
       Superstar (Leon Russell & Bonnie Bramlett)
       Rainy Days And Mondays (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
       Goodbye To Love (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
08 - We've Only Just Begun (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)


Producer : Richard Carpenter
Associate Producer : Karen Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
Engineer : Ray Gerhardt
Recording : Basic Street Mobile
Engineer : Frank Owen
Mixed Down : Air Studios, London
Engineer : Jon Kelly
Mastered : Pye Studios, London
Engineer : Malcolm Davies
Richard Carpenter : Keyboards & Vocals
Karen Carpenter : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
Bob Messenger : Bass, Keyboards, Tenor Sax & Flute
Cubby O'Brien : Drums
Doug Strawn : Keyboards, Clarinet & Vocals
Tony Peluso : Guitar, Keyboards & Bass
Dan Woodhams : Bass & Vocals
"Warsaw Concerto" Conducted by Doug Strawn
"We've Only Just Begun" - Musical Playoff Orchestrated by Bill Reddie
Treatment of 'From This Moment On' by Mitzie & Ken Welch

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Carpenters "A Kind Of Hush" (1976) -Pop / Easy Listening / Adult Contemporary-



Label : A&M Records


01 - There's A Kind Of Hush (Les Reed & Geoff Stephens) 
02 - You (Randy Edelman) 
03 - Sandy (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
04 - Goofus (Wayne King, William Harold & Gus Kahn) 
05 - Can't Smile Without You (Chris Arnold, David Martin & Geoff Morrow) 
06 - I Need To Be In Love (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis & Albert Hammond) 
07 - One More Time (Lewis Anderson) 
08 - Boat To Sail (Jackie DeShannon) 
09 - I Have You (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
10 - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield) 


Produced by Richard Carpenter
Associate Producer : Karen Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
Engineered by Ray Gerhardt
Assistant Engineer : Dave Iveland
Mastering Engineer : Frank DeLuna


01 - There’s A Kind Of Hush

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Guitars : Tony Peluso 
Tenor Sax : Bob Messenger 
Harp : Gayle Levant 

02 - You

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Guitars : Tony Peluso
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Harp : Gayle Levant

03 - Sandy

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Cubby O’Brien 
Flute & Clarinet : Tom Scott 
Flute : Bob Messenger 
Guitars : Tony Peluso
Harp : Gayle Levant & Dorothy Remsen 

04 - Goofus

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Cubby O’Brien 
Guitars : Tony Peluso
Tenor Sax & Cheek Pop : Bob Messenger 
Tuba : Wes Jacobs 

05 - Can’t Smile Without You

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon
Harp : Gayle Levant
Whistle : Doug Strawn 

06 - I Need To Be In Love

Vocals by Richard & Karen Carpenter And The MOR Chorale 
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Guitars : Tony Peluso  
Harp : Gayle Levant
English Horn : Earl Dumler 
Flute : David Shostic 

07 - One More Time

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Oboe : Earl Dumler 

08 - Boat To Sail

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Vibes : Karen & Richard Carpenter 
Guitars : Tony Peluso

09 - I Have You

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Guitars : Tony Peluso  
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Harp : Gayle Levant

10 - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Bass : Joe Osborn 
Drums : Jim Gordon 
Baritone Sax : Jim Horn 
Tenor Sax : Bob Messenger 
Guitars : Tony Peluso 
Harp : Gayle Levant

Carpenters "Horizon" (1975) -Pop / Easy Listening-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Aurora (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
02 - Only Yesterday (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
03 - Desperado (Don Henley & Glenn Frey)
04 - Please Mr. Postman (William Garrett, Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman, Georgia Dobbins & Robert Bateman)
05 - I Can Dream Can't I (Irving Kahal & Sammy Fain)
06 - Solitaire (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
07 - Happy (Tony Peluso, Diane Rubin & John Bettis)
08 - (I'm Caught Between) Goodbye And I Love You (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
09 - Love Me For What I Am (John Bettis & Palma Pascale)
10 - Eventide (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Produced by Richard Carpenter
Associate Producer Karen Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
All Vocals : Richard & Karen Carpenter
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Drums : Karen Carpenter & Jim Gordon
Bass : Joe Osborn
Guitar : Tony Peluso
Tenor Sax : Bob Messenger
Baritone Sax : Doug Strawn
Steel Guitar : Thad Maxwell & Red Rhodes
Harmonica : Tommy Morgan
Oboe & English Horn : Earl Dumler
Harp : Gayle Levant
Engineered by Roger Young & Ray Gerhardt
Assistant Dave Iveland 
Mastering Engineer Bernie Grundman
"I Can Dream Can't I" Arranged by Bill May & Richard Carpenter
Orchestrated by Bill May
Bass : Joe Mondragon
Drums : Alvin Stoller
Keyboards : Pete Jolly
Vibes : Frank Flynn
Guitar : Bob Bain

Carpenters "Singles -1969-1973" (1973) -Baroque Pop / Pop / Country Pop / Soft Rock-



Label : A&M Records


01 - We've Only Just Begun** (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
02 - Top Of The World*** (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
03 - Ticket To Ride** (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
04 - Superstar** (Leon Russell & Bonnie Bramlett)
05 - Rainy Days And Mondays** (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
06 - Goodbye To Love** (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
07 - Yesterday Once More* (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
08 - It's Going To Take Some Time** (Carole King & Tony Stern)
09 - Sing* (Joe Raposo)
10 - For All We Know** (Fred Karlin, Robb Wilson & Arthur James)
11 - Hurting Each Other** (Peter Udell & Gary Geld)
12 - (They Long To Be) Close To You** (Hal David & Burt Bacharach)


*Produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter
**Produced by Jack Daugherty
***Produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter & Jack Daugherty
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter

Carpenters "Now And Then" (1973) -Pop-


Label : A&M Records


01 - Sing (Joe Raposo)
02 - This Masquerade (Leon Russell)
03 - Heather (Johnny Pearson)
04 - Jambalaya (On The Bayou) (Hank Williams)
05 - I Can’t Make Music (Randy Edelman)
06 - Yesterday Once More (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
07 - Oldies Medley:
       a. Fun, Fun, Fun
(Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
       b. The End Of The World (Sylvia Dee & Arthur Kent)
       c. Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home) (Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich & Phil Spector)
       d. Deadman’s Curve (Jan Berry, Roger Christian, Artie Kornfeld & Brian Wilson)
       e. Johnny Angel (Lee Pockriss & Lyn Duddy)
       f. The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (Ben Weisman, Dottie Wayne & Marilyn Garrett)
       g. Our Day Will Come (Mort Garson & Bob Hilliard)
       h. One Fine Day (Carole King & Gerry Goffin)
08 - Yesterday Once More (Reprise) (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
All Vocals : Richard & Karen Carpenter
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Karen Carpenter
Flute & Tenor Sax Bob Messenger
Baritone Saxophone : Doug Strawn
Recorder : Tom Scott
Lead Guitar Tony Peluso
Guitar : Tony Peluso & Gary Sims
Steel Guitar : Buddy Emmons & Jay Dee Maness
Oboe & Bass Oboe - English Horn : Earl Dumler
Voice Of D.J. : Tony Peluso
Engineered by Ray Gerhardt
Assistant : Roger Young
Mastering Engineer : Bernie Grundman
Special thanks to : The Jimmy Joyce Children's Chorus on "Sing"
Ron Gorow & Hal Blaine : Drums on "Jambalaya"

Carpenters "A Song For You" (1972) -Baroque Pop / Soft Rock-


Label : A&M Records


01 - A Song For You (Leon Russell)
02 - Top Of The World (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
03 - Hurting Each Other (Peter Udell & Gary Geld)
04 - It's Going To Take Some Time (Carole King & Toni Stern)
05 - Goodbye To Love (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
06 - Intermission (Richard Carpenter)
07 - Bless The Beasts And Children (Barry De Vorzon & Perry Botkin Jr.)
08 - Flat Baroque (Richard Carpenter)
09 - Piano Picker (Randy Edelman)
10 - I Won't Last A Day Without You (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
11 - Crystal Lullaby (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
12 - Road Ode (Gary Sims & Dan Woodhams)
13 - A Song For You (Reprise) (Leon Russell)


Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
All Vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Hal Blaine & Karen Carpenter
Tenor Sax, Flute & Alto Flute : Bob Messenger
Bass Flute : Tim Weisberg
Guitar : Louie Shelton
Lead Guitar : Tony Peluso
Steel Guitar : Red Rhodes
Oboe & English Horn : Earl Dumler
Bassoon : Norm Herzberg
Engineered by Ray Gerhardt
Assistant : Roger Young
Produced by Jack Daugherty Productions

Carpenters "Carpenters" (1971) -Pop / Baroque Pop-


 Label : A&M Records


01 - Rainy Days And Mondays (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
02 - Saturday (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
03 - Let Me Be The One (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols)
04 - (A Place To) Hideaway (Randy Sparks)
05 - For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Robb Wilson & Arthur James)
06 - Superstar (Leon Russell & Bonnie Bramlett)
07 - Druscilla Penny (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
08 - One Love (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
09 - Bacharach/David Medley (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)
       a. Knowing When To Leave
       b. Make It Easy On Yourself
       c. (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me
       d. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
       e. Walk On By
       f. Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

10 - Sometimes (Felice Mancini & Henry Mancini)


Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
Engineered by Ray Gerhardt & Dick Bogert
Assistant : Norm Kinney
All Vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn & Bob Messenger
Reeds : Bob Messenger, Douglas Strawn & Jim Horn
Drums : Hal Blaine & Karen Carpenter
Produced by Jack Daugherty Productions

Carpenters "Close To You" (1970) -Pop / Country Pop-



Label : A&M Records


01 - We've Only Just Begun (Paul Williams & Roger Nichols) 
02 - Love Is Surrender (Ralph Carmichael)
03 - Maybe It's You (Richard Carpenter)
04 - Reason To Believe (Tim Hardin)
05 - Help (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
06 - (They Long To Be) Close To You (Hal David & Burt Bacharach) 
07 - Baby It's You (Mack David, Burt Bacharach & Barney Williams)
08 - I'll Never Fall In Love Again (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)
09 - Crescent Noon (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
10 - Mr. Guder (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
11 - I Kept On Loving You (Roger Nichols & Paul Williams)
12 - Another Song (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Producer : Jack Daugherty
Arrangements & Orchestrations : Richard Carpenter
All Vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Drums : Karen Carpenter & Hal Blaine
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn & Danny Woodhams
Woodwinds : Jim Horn, Bob Messenger & Doug Strawn
Engineer : Ray Gerhardt & Dick Bogert

Carpenters "Ticket To Ride" (1969) -Baroque Pop / Pop-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Invocation (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
02 - Your Wonderful Parade (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
03 - Someday (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
04 - Get Together (Chet Powers)
05 - All Of My Life (Richard Carpenter)
06 - Turn Away (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
07 - Ticket To Ride (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
08 - Don't Be Afraid (Richard Carpenter)
09 - What's The Use (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
10 - All I Can Do (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
11 - Eve (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
12 - Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing (Neil Young)
13 - Benediction (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Produced by Jack Daugherty
Engineer : Ray Gerhardt
Special Credits :
Bass Joe Osborn & Bob Messenger
Guitar : Gary Sims
Shaker : Herb Alpert

Carpenters "Offering" (1969) -Baroque Pop / Pop-




Label : A&M Records


01 - Invocation (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
02 - Your Wonderful Parade (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
03 - Someday (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
04 - Get Together (Chet Powers)
05 - All Of My Life (Richard Carpenter)
06 - Turn Away (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
07 - Ticket To Ride (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
08 - Don't Be Afraid (Richard Carpenter)
09 - What's The Use (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
10 - All I Can Do (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
11 - Eve (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
12 - Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing (Neil Young)
13 - Benediction (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Produced by Jack Daugherty
Engineer : Ray Gerhardt
Special Credits :
Bass : Joe Osborn & Bob Messinger
Guitar : Gary Sims
Shaker : Herb Alpert

28/03/2017

Tim Sheppard "Inside My Room" (1977) -CCM-



Label : Greentree Records


01 - More Each Day (Tim Sheppard)
02 - Oh What Joy (Tim Sheppard)
03 - I Really Love You (Tim Sheppard)
04 - Inside My Room (Tim Sheppard)
05 - Keep On (Tim Sheppard)
06 - Live To Love You (Tim Sheppard)
07 - The Serf And The King (Tim Sheppard)
08 - It's All Alright (Tim Sheppard)
09 - Hosanna (Tim Sheppard)
10 - Jesus, The Savior Divine (Tim Sheppard)


Produced by Phil Johnson
Recorded & Mixed at Great Circle Sound, Nashville, TN
Engineer : Bob Clark

Musicians :
Acoustic Piano : Tim Sheppard
Electric Keyboard : Shane Keister
Bass : Jack Williams
Drums : Larrie Londin & Kenny Malone
Guitars : Steve Gibson
Percussion : Farrell Morris
Background Voices : Tim Sheppard
Background Voices on "Hosanna" : Sherri Kramer & Lisa Silver
Background Voices on "Oh What Joy" : Terry Blackwood & Phil Johnson
Strings, Brass & Synthesizer Arranged by Jack Williams
"Oh What Joy" Vocals Arranged by Terry Blackwood

Mastered at Masterfonics, Inc. by Glenn Meadows, Nashville, TN

Fireworks "Fireworks" (1978) -CCM-



Label : Myrrh Records


01 - New Day (Marty McCall)
02 - Don't Look Back (Marty McCall)
03 - Carrying On (Marty McCall)
04 - Presence Of The Lord (Marty McCall)
05 - Forever With You (Marty McCall)
06 - Maybe It's Love (Marty McCall & Gary Pigg)
07 - Family (Marty McCall)
08 - Open Your Eyes (Marty McCall)
09 - Talks With My Father (Marty McCall)
10 - Takin' A Rest (Marty McCall)
11 - New Man (Marty McCall)


Executive Producer : Michael Blanton
Producer : Chris Christian for Home Sweet Home Productions
Engineer : Brown Bannister
Studio : The Gold Mine, Brentwood, Tennessee
Mastered at Masterfonics by Glenn Meadows, Nashville, TN

Musicians :
Drums : Lanny Avery, Larry Londin ("New Day"), Kenny Malone ("Family")
Guitar : Chris Christian
Keyboards : Marty McCall, Shane Keister ("New Day") & Ron Oates ("Family")
Bass : Chris Harris & Steve Schaffer ("Family" & "New Day")
Synthesizer : Shane Keister
Flute : Marilyn Maingart

The Krush "More And More" (1984) -Hawaiian AOR-



Label : Bluewater Records


01 - Workin' Out (David Wong)
02 - More And More (Roger Joyce, Sandra McKenna & Frank Day)
03 - Wild Eyes (Chris Mancini)
04 - Angie My Love (Chris Daniels)
05 - Hawaii, God's Gift To The World (Carl Byrd)
06 - In Way Over My Heart (?)
07 - The Cat Crept In (?)
08 - A Little Romance (?)
09 - Will I Find You In The Rainbow (?)
10 - Somebody's Got Your Love (?)


Produced by Frank Day
Management & Direction : Yemun Chung
Arranged by Bill Elliot & Frank Day
Engineered by John Chang
Recorded & Mixed at Conway Studios, Hollywood & Studio Hawaii, Honolulu
Mastered at KM Recorders, Burbank by Jeff Sanders

The Krush :
Darrell Alvarico, Bucci Canencia, Tim Couch, Mackey Galbiso, Philip Galaura, Wade Kuroiwa, Freddie Parez, Edwin Ramones & David Wong

27/03/2017

Smokey Robinson "One Heartbeat" (1987) -Westcoast Pop Soul-



Label : Motown Record Corporation


01 - Just To See Her (Jimmy George & Lou Pardini)
02 - One Heartbeat (Steve LeGassick & Brian Ray)
03 - It's Time To Stop Shopping' Around (William 'Smokey' Robinson & Marsha Gold)
04 - Why Do Happy Memories Hurt So Bad (William 'Smokey' Robinson & Marc Tarplin)
05 - You Don't Know What It's Like (Sue Shifrin, Reed Nielsen & William 'Smokey' Robinson)
06 - What's Too Much (Ivory Stone, Lonnie Kirtz, Pepi Talbert & William 'Smokey' Robinson)
07 - Love Brought Us Here Tonight (Stephen Geyer, Allan Rich & William 'Smokey' Robinson)
08 - Love Don't Give No Reason (Steve Tavani & William 'Smokey' Robinson)
09 - Keep Me (William 'Smokey' Robinson)


Produced by Peter Bunetta & Rick Chudacoff for Ripe Productions
Executive Producer : Berry Gordy
Album Supervision : Russ Regan
Engineered by Daren Klein
Additional Recording by Frank Wolf & Richard McKernan
Mixed by Daren Klein & Mick Guzauski
Recorded & Mixed at Conway Studio
Additional Recording at Buckman Studios, Power Trax Studio & Ocean Way Studio
Assistant Engineer at Power Trax : Troy Krueger
Assistant Engineer at Ocean Way : Bob Loftus
Assistant to William 'Smokey' Robinson : Sharon Burston


01 - Just To See Her

Arranged by Peter Bunetta & Rick Chudacoff
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar : Dann Huff
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Synthesizer Solo : Lou Pardini
Background vocals : Leslie Smith & Tim Stone
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

02 - One Heartbeat

Arranged by Steve LeGassick & Brian Ray
Keyboards : Steve LeGassick & Robbie Buchanan
Guitar : Brian Ray
Drum Program : Brian Ray
Saxophone Solo : Kenny G
Background vocals : Patti Henley
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

03 - It's Time To Stop Shopping' Around

Arranged by Peter Bunetta & Rick Chudacoff
Drums : Peter Bunetta
Bass Synthesizer : Rick Chudacoff
Guitar : Dann Huff
Keyboards : Bill Elliott & Sonny Burke
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Horns Arranged by Darrell Leonard
Trumpets : Darrell Leonard & John Thomas
Tenor Saxophone : Jerry Jumonville
Alto Saxophone : Danny Pelfrey
Baritone Saxophone : Greg Smith
Trombone : Bruce Paulson
Background vocals : Ivory Stone & 'The Temptations' - Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, Richard Street, Ron Tyson & Ali-Ollie Woodson
Mixed by Daren Klein

04 - Why Do Happy Memories Hurt So Bad

Arranged by Peter Bunetta & Rick Chudacoff
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan & Sonny Burke
Guitar : Dann Huff
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Soprano Saxophone Solo : Kenny G
Background vocals : Ivory Stone, Patti Henley, Leslie Smith & Howard Smith
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

05 - You Don't Know What It's Like

Arranged by Robbie Buchanan
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar : Dann Huff
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Background vocals : Ivory Stone, Patti Henley, Alfie Silas, Maxayne Lewis, Leslie Smith, Howard Smith & Gal David
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

06 - What's Too Much

Arranged by Peter Bunetta & Rick Chudacoff
Drum Program : Peter Bunetta & Brad Buxer
Bass Synthesizer Program : Peter Bunetta & Brad Buxer
Piano : Rick Chudacoff
Organ & Piano Solo : Sonny Burke
Guitar : Dann Huff
Trumpet : Darrell Leonard
Background vocals : Ivory Stone, Patti Henley & Alfie Silas
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

07 - Love Brought Us Here Tonight

Rhythm Track Arranged by Brad Buxer
Lead vocals : Smokey Robinson & Syreeta Wright
Keyboards, Drums & Synthesizer Programming : Brad Buxer
Guitar : Dann Huff
Background vocals : Ivory Stone, Patti Henley & Alfie Silas
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

08 - Love Don't Give No Reason

Arranged by Robbie Buchanan, Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff 
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar : Dann Huff
EWI Solo : Jerry Peterson
Additional Drum Programming : Tom Seufert
Background vocals : Ivory Stone, Patti Henley & Alfie Silas
Mixed by Daren Klein

09 - Keep Me

Arranged by Peter Bunetta & Rick Chudacoff
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar : Dann Huff
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Saxophone Solo : Kenny G
Background vocals : Ivory Stone, Patti Henley & Alfie Silas
Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Daren Klein

Annie "Just A Girl" (1985) -Westcoast Pop-



Label : Epic Records


01 - D.J. In My Life (Joey Carbone)
02 - I Wanna Be Your Lover (Richie Zito)
03 - One More Night With You (Richie Zito)
04 - Winners And Losers (Joey Carbone)
05 - Tonight (Richie Zito & Joe Esposito)
06 - Mr. D.J. (Richie Zito)
07 - I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love (Joey Carbone)
08 - Just A Girl (Richie Zito)
09 - Good Lovin' (Joey Carbone)
10 - Hold Me (Joey Carbone)


Produced, Arranged & Composed by Joey Carbone & Richie Zito for Carbone & Zito Productions, Inc.

Annie Livingstone : Lead vocals & Background vocals
Joey Carbone : Synthesizers, Piano, Percussion & Background vocals
Richie Zito : Synthesizers, Guitars, Bass & Linn Drums
George Doering : Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Bass
Arthur Barrow : Synthesizers & Bass
Art Wood : Drums & Timbales
David Woodford : Sax
Beth Anderson : Background vocals
Andrea Robinson : Background vocals

Engineered by George Doering
Assistant Engineer : Joellen Doering
Recorded & Mixed at Doering Studio, Hollywood, California
Production Co-ordinator : Robin Loggie
Executive Producer : Kazuo Yoshie

Azusa Street Band "Avenue" (?) -CCM-



Label : Quicksilver Records


01 - Avenue (Steve Hall)
02 - Together (Randy Davenport)
03 - Church Be The Church (Steve Hall)
04 - I Have Hope (David Yarnall)
05 - He Will Meet Your Needs (David Yarnall)
06 - Whole Other City (Steve Hall)
07 - Movin On The Glory (Steve Hall)
08 - Nothing But Love (Steve Hall)
09 - Part Of The Family (Mark Willhoite & Steve Hall)
10 - You'll Never Hide (Steve Hall)


Produced by David Huff & The Azusa St. Band
Engineered by David Huff & Terry Ostrivitch
Mixed by David Huff & Terry Ostrivitch
Recorded at Huff Recording Studios, Forest, Missouri
Mastered at Capitol Records

The Azusa Street Band is :
Steve Hall : Lead vocals, Lead, Rhythm & Acoustic Guitars
Randy Meador : Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Backup Vocals
Bill Curton : Electric Bass & Backup Vocals
Mark Orr : Drums, Percussion & Backup Vocals

Additional Musicians :
Eugene Mann : Saxophone
Randy Davenport : Keyboards, Backup Vocals & Lead vocals on "Together"
James Bolton, Tammy Hugger, Kelly Huff Lesea Fox & Lana Fox : Backup Vocals

26/03/2017

Patti Dahlstrom "Livin' It Thru" (1976) -Soft Rock-



Label : 20th Century Records


01 - He Was A Writer (Molly Ann Leikin & Gloria Sklerov)
02 - One Afternoon (Patti Dahlstrom & Severin Browne)
03 - Lullaby (Steve Eaton)
04 - Magician Of Love (Patti Dahlstrom)
05 - I Remember You (Johnny Mercer & Victor Schertzinger)
06 - Without Love (Patti Dahlstrom & Al Staehely)
07 - Wild Things (Cris Williamson)
08 - Lookin' For Love (Al Staehely)
09 - Fool's Gold (Marcia Waldorf & Patti Dahlstrom)
10 - Changing Minds (Larry Knechtel & Patti Dahlstrom)


Produced by Larry Knechtel

The Cast :
Mike Baird 
Ben Benay 
Gary Coleman 
Jack Conrad
Jay Cooper
Michael Deasy
Daryl Dragon
Don Dunn
Chuck Findley
Bernie Grundman
Jimmie Haskell
Switch Helmer
Jim Horn
Jackie Kelso
Larry Knechtel
Shelly Knechtel
Jeff Porcaro
Russ Regan
Jerry Scheff
Norman Seeff
Sid Sharp
Bob Siller
Melissa Tennielle
Roni Tennille
Garry Ulmer

Music Recorders, Inc., Hollywood, California