Three Concerts with Steve Ferrone

Drummer extraordinaire, Steve Ferrone, who turns 71 today - Happy Birthday - , has been for 23 years a "Heartbreaker".Very much in demand, Steve has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/steveferrone).The 'Three Concerts with Steve Ferrone' are with his own band Average White Band, Duran Duran & Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers plus one…

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 69 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/anthonyjackson).The 'Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson' are with Chaka Khan, Michel Petrucciani and Hiromi plus a…

Warner Bros. Chaka Khan’s sixth album : ‘Destiny’ (1986)

Chaka Khan's 'Destiny' is her sixth studio album released on June 14, 1986 by Warner Bros.1 . So Close (Live) Track Listing : 1.Love Of A Lifetime (David Gamson, Green Gartside) - 04:21 . 2.Earth To Mickey (Joshua Fried, Reggie Griffin, Arif Mardin, Charlie Singleton, Jeremy Wolff) - 05:37 . 3.Watching The World (John Lang, Richard Page, Steve George) - 04:44 . 4.The Other Side Of The World (B.…

Virgin Records publish Scritti Politti’s second album : ‘Cupid & Psyche 85’ (1985)

Scritti Politti's 'Cupid & Psyche 85' is their second album co-produced with Arif Mardin and released on June 10, 1985 by Virgin Records.1 . Absolute (The Lexington London 2012) 2 . The Word Girl (Lexington London 2012) 3 . The Word Girl 4 . Lover To Fall 5 . Wood Beez 6 . Wood Beez (Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, 03.08.12) 7 . Hypnotize (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Word Girl (Green…

Reprise release Stevie Nicks’first album in ten years : ‘In Your Dreams’ co-written with Dave Stewart (2011)

Stevie Nicks' 'In Your Dreams' is her seventh studio album (her firstin ten years) released on May 3, 2011 by Reprise Records.Track Listing : 1.Secret Love (Stevie Nicks) - 03:15 . 2.For What It'S Worth (Stevie Nicks, Michael Campbell) - 04:32 . 3.In Your Dreams (Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart) - 03:58 . 4.Wide Sargasso Sea (Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart) - 05:36 . 5.New Orleans (Stevie Nicks, Neale…

Chaka Khan releases ‘What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me,’ her third album produced by Arif Mardin (1981)

Chaka Khan's 'What Cha' Gonna Do for Me' is her third solo album produced by Arif Mardin and released on April 15, 1981 y Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.We Can Work It Out (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 03:43 . 2.What Cha' Gonna Do For Me (Ned Doheny, Hamish Stuart) - 03:54 . 3.I Know You, I Live You (Chaka Khan, Arif Mardin) - 04:29 . 4.Any Old Sunday (Andy Fraser, Danny Ironstone, Linda Mccrary,…

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album : ‘Naughty’ produced By Arif Mardin (1980)

Chaka Khan's 'Naughty' is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) - 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) - 04:14 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Take You Away (Deborah Ash, Bill…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

After a four years hiatus, Roxy Music release ‘Manifesto’ featuring ‘Angel Eyes’ (1979)

Roxy Music's 'Manifesto' is their sixth studio album released after a four years hiatus on March 16, 1979 by E.G. / Polydor / Atco Records. Track Listing : 1.Manifesto (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) - 05:29 . 2.Trash (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) - 02:14 . 3.Angel Eyes (Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay) - 03:32 . 4.Still Falls The Rain (Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera) - 04:13 . 5.stronger Through The Years…

Keb’ Mo’ releases ‘Keep It Simple,’ his fifth album recorded with Robert Cray (2004)

Keb' Mo''s 'Keep It Simple' is his fifth studio album recorded with Robert Cray and Robben Ford and released on February 10, 2004 by Sony Music. Track Listing : 1.France (Mickey Hart, Keb' Mo', Bob Weir) - 02:51 . 2.Let Your Light Shine (Keb' Mo', Jenny Yates) - 04:07 . 3.One Friend (Keb' Mo', Zuriani) - 03:04 . 4.Shave Yo' Legs (Keb' Mo', Jeff Paris) - 04:14 . 5.Prosperity Blues (Eric Lynn, Keb'…

Eric Clapton records ‘Unplugged,’ a live album for the MTV Unplugged series (1992)

Eric Clapton's 'Unplugged' is a live album recorded on January 16, 1992 for the MTV Unplugged series and released on August 25, 1992 By Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Signe (Eric Clapton) - 03:13 . 2.Before You Accuse Me (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 03:36 . 3.Hey Hey (Big Bill Broonzy) - 03:24 . 4.Tears In Heaven (Eric Clapton, Will Jennings) - 04:34 . 5.Lonely Stranger (Eric Clapton) - 05:28 . 6.Nobody…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Rush,’ a soundtrack album to the eponymous movie (1992)

Eric Clapton's 'Rush' is the soundtrack album to the movie of the same name fully written and performed by Clapton and released on January 14, 1992 by Duck / Reprise,Track Listing : 1.New Recruit (Eric Clapton) - 01:30 . 2.Tracks And Lines (Eric Clapton) - 03:00 . 3.Realization (Eric Clapton) - 02:41 . 4.Kristen And Jim (Eric Clapton) - 03:38 . 5.Preludin Fugue (Eric Clapton) - 03:19 . 6.Cold…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) - 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) - 04:41 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Change My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 04:04…

George Harrison sits in with Eric Clapton band (1991)

December 10, 1991 - George Harrison will join Eric Claptonand his band - that is Steve Ferrone (d), Nathan East (b,voc), Andy Fairweather Low (g,vo), Greg Phillinganes & Chuck Leavell (kb), Ray Cooper (perc), Katie Kissoon & Tessa Niles Page (backing vocals) - at Osaka Castle Hall in Osaka, Japan

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 65 today - Happy Birthday BTW - has been for almost 40 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Nathan has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/nathaneast).The 'Four Concerts with Nathan East' are with Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Fourplay and Toto. plus a Q&A Session bonus.…

George Harrison meets Eric Clapton in Hiroshima (1991)

December 6, 1991 - George Harrison will join Eric Clapton and his band - that is Steve Ferrone (d), Nathan East (b,voc), Andy Fairweather Low (g,vo), Greg Phillinganes & Chuck Leavell (kb), Ray Cooper (perc), Katie Kissoon & Tessa Niles Page (backing vocals) - at Hiroshima Sun Plaza in Hiroshima, Japan

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s seventh album : ‘CK’ (1988)

Chaka Khan's 'CK' is her seventh (the first without Arif Mardin) studio album released on November 22, 1988 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'M Yours) (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway, Lee Garrett) - 04:45 . 2.Soul Talkin' (Brenda Russell) - 04:15 . 3.It'S My Party (Womack & Womack) - 05:11 . 4.Eternity (Prince) - 04:03 . 5.Sticky Wicked…

Robbie Williams releases his fifth album : ‘Escapology’ featuring ‘Feel’ and ‘Come Undone’ (2002)

Robbie Williams' 'Escapology' is his fifth studio album produced by Guy Chambers & Steve Power and released on November 18, 2002 by EMI Records.Track Listing : 1.How Peculiar (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 03:13 . 2.Feel (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 04:22 . 3.Something Beautiful (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 04:48 . 4.Monsoon (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 03:46 . 5.Sexed Up…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album (1982)

'Chaka Khan' is her eponymous fourth solo album released on November 17, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler, Jane Lumibao) - 06:39 . 2.Slow Dancin' (Featuring Rick James) (Loz Netto) - 05:22 . 3.Best In The West (Dominick Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 04:00 . 4.Got To Be There (Elliot Willenski) - 04:00 . 5.Be Bop Medley: Hot House, East Of Suez (Come On…

Elektra publish Tracy Chapman’s fourth album : ‘New Beginning’ featuring ‘Give Me One Reason’ (1995)

Tracy Chapman's 'New Beginning' is her fourth (and biggest selling) album released on November 14, 1995 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Heaven'S Here On Earth (Tracy Chapman) - 05:23 . 2.New Beginning (Tracy Chapman) - 05:33 . 3.Smoke And Ashes (Tracy Chapman) - 06:39 . 4.Cold Feet (Tracy Chapman) - 05:40 . 5.At This Point In My Life (Tracy Chapman) - 05:09 . 6.The Promise (Tracy Chapman) - 05:28 .…

Warner Bros. publish Paul Simon’s sixth solo album : ‘Hearts and Bones’ (1983)

Paul Simon's 'Hearts and Bones' is his sixth solo album released on November 4, 1983 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Allergies (Paul Simon) - 04:37 . 2.Hearts And Bones (Paul Simon) - 05:37 . 3.When Numbers Get Serious (Paul Simon) - 03:25 . 4.Think Too Much (B) (Paul Simon) - 02:44 . 5.Song About The Moon (Paul Simon) - 04:07 . 6.Think Too Much (A) (Paul Simon) - 03:05 . 7.Train In The Distance…

Elton John sits in with Eric Clapton in Tokyo (1988)

November 2, 1988 - Elton John sits in with Eric Clapton Band - that is Eric Clapton (g,voc), Mark Knopfler (g,voc), Alan Clark (kb), Nathan East (b, voc), Steve Ferrone (d), Ray Cooper (p), Tracy Ackerman and Tessa Niles (bk voc) - at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan

Tom Petty releases ‘Wildflowers,’ his second solo album featuring ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’ (1994)

Tom Petty's 'Wildflowers' is his second solo studio album produced by Rick Rubin and released on November 1, 1994 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Wildflowers (Tom Petty) - 03:11 . 2.You Don'T Know How It Feels (Tom Petty) - 04:49 . 3.Time To Move On (Tom Petty) - 03:15 . 4.You Wreck Me (Tom Petty, Mike Campbell) – 3:22 . 5.It'S Good To Be King (Tom Petty) - 05:10 . 6.Only A Broken Heart (Tom…

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’ featuring ‘I’m Every Woman’ (1978)

Chaka Khan's 'Chaka' is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978.Track Listing : 1.I'M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) - 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) - 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, Larry John Mcnally) - 04:21 . 5.Life Is A Dance (Gavin Christopher) - 04:20 .…

We remember Tom Petty. ‘Heartbroken’

This day (October 2, 2017), in Santa Monica, California, died Thomas Earl Petty simply known as Tom Petty, American musician, singer-songwriter, lead singer of Tom Petty and the HeartbreakersDigest Tracklist : Listen To Her Heart (w/ The Heartbreakers, OGWT, 1977) . American Girl (w/ The Heartbreakers, 1978) . Refugee (w/ The Heartbreakers, O.G.W.T. , 1982) . Even The Losers (w/ The…

Warner Bros. Records publish Chaka Khan’s fifth album : ‘I Feel for You’ (1984)

Chaka Khan's 'I Feel for You' is her fifth solo album released on October 1, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.This Is My Night (David Frank, Mic Murphy) - 04:38 . 2.stronger Than Before (Burt Bacharach, Bruce Roberts, Carole Bayer Sager) - 04:21 . 3.My Love Is Alive (Gary Wright) - 04:42 . 4.Eye To Eye (Don Freeman, Dan Sembello, John Sembello, Michael Sembello) - 04:38 . 5.La…

Eric Clapton meets Mark Knopfler in San Francisco (1988)

September 21, 1988 - Eric Clapton (g, voc), Mark Knopfler (g), Nathan East (b), Alan Clark (kb), Steve Ferrone (d), Jody Linscott (perc), Tessa Niles (backing voc) and Katie Kissoon (backing voc) will hit the stage at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View in San Francisco

Anita Baker releases ‘Rhythm of Love,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Body and Soul’ (1994)

Anita Baker's 'Rhythm of Love' is her fifth album released on September 13, 1994 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Rhythm Of Love (Anita Baker, Patrick Moten) - 05:50 . 2.The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 04:47 . 3.Body And Soul (Rick Nowels, Ellen Shipley) - 05:42 . 4.Baby (Anita Baker) - 04:25 . 5.I Apologize (Anita Baker, Barry J. Eastmond, Gordon Chambers) - 05:09 . 6.Plenty Of Room…

Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler team up in Philadelphia (1988)

September 7, 1988 - Eric Clapton and his band with Mark Knopfler on guitar plus Alan Clark on keyboards, Nathan East on bass, Steve Ferrone on drums, Jody Linscott on percussion, Katie Kissoon and Tessa Niles on backing vocals are at Spectrum in Philadelphia

Eric Clapton goes to California (1992)

September 4, 1992 - Eric Clapton will be backed by Andy Fairweather Low (g), Nathan East (b), Steve Ferrone (d), Chuck Leavell (kb), Ray Cooper (perc), Gina Foster (voc) and Katie Kissoon (voc) at Shoreline Ampitheater, Mountain View, California

As we wish Mark Knopfler a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Dire Straits at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler a Happy 71th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Dire Straits CREDITSPhoto : Victor SchiferliAudio : Sultans of Swing . Money for Nothing . Walk of Life . Brothers in Arms . Romeo and Juliet . So Far Away . Tunnel of Love . Your Latest Trick . Private Investigations . Lady Writer . Video : Sultans Of Swing…

Tom Petty takes The Heartbreakers to Ottawa (2017)

July 16, 2017 - Tom Petty plus The Heartbreakers - that is Mike Campbell (g), Benmont Tench (kb), Ron Blair (b), Scott Thurston (g) & Steve Ferrone (d) - will be on stage at Ottawa Bluesfest in Ottawa, Canada

Three Concerts With Jim Keltner

Drummer extraordinaire, Jim Keltner, who turns 79 today - Happy Birthday - , has been for 50 years a "top session drummer".Very much in demand, Jim has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/jimkeltner).The 'Three Concerts with Jim Keltner' are with John Lennon + Yoko Ono & Elephant Memory, Ry Cooder and Joe Cocker. Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.…

Columbia publish Leonard Cohen’s ninth album : ‘The Future’ (1992)

Leonard Cohen's 'The Future' is his ninth studio album released on November 24, 1992 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.The Future (Leonard Cohen) - 06:41 . 2.Waiting For The Miracle (Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson) - 07:42 . 3.Be For Real (Frederick Knight) - 04:32 . 4.Closing Time (Leonard Cohen) - 06:00 . 5.Anthem (Leonard Cohen) - 06:09 . 6.Democracy (Leonard Cohen) - 07:13 . 7.Light As The Breeze…

Whitney Houston releases her third album : ‘I’m Your Baby Tonight’ featuring next to the title track ‘All the Man That I Need’ and ‘Miracle’ (1990)

Whitney Houston's 'I'm Your Baby Tonight' is the third studio album released on November 6, 1990 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.I'M Your Baby Tonight (L.A. Reid, Babyface) - 05:01 . 2.My Name Is Not Susan (Eric Foster White) - 04:40 . 3.All The Man That I Need (Dean Pitchford, Michael Gore) - 04:11 . 4.Lover For Life (Sam Dees) - 04:49 . 5.Anymore (L.A. Reid, Babyface) - 04:24 . 6.Miracle…