Sessiondays is a project of honoring, collecting and sharing information of the session players throughout the 60s, 70s and 80s. You can find discographies, charting singles (US and UK) and interviews.
Kawai Naoko got her start in music when she took piano lessons in elementary school and joined the folk song club in middle school. She also joined a mandolin club while in high school. While in her second year of middle school, she tried out for the talent program Star Tanjou! but didn’t make the […]
Hearts And Bones is the sixth solo album by Paul Simon. It was released in 1983. The album was originally intended to be called Think Too Much, however Mo Ostin, president of Warner Bros. Records, persuaded Simon to change it to Hearts and Bones. The album was written and recorded following the Simon and Garfunkel […]
Diamond Girl is the fifth studio album by pop/folk duo Seals and Crofts. It was released in 1973 on Warner Bros. Records. The album contains a number of different musical styles and themes. “Nine Houses” is one of two intimate, religious songs, which the band would often reserve for after concert performances. Diamond Girl peaked […]
Behind the Sun is the ninth album by English guitarist Eric Clapton, released in 1985. The title of the album comes from a line from Muddy Waters’s “Louisiana Blues”. It is also Clapton’s first collaborative project with Phil Collins. After nearly a decade of Clapton’s guitar playing taking a back seat to his singing/songwriting, this […]
Stay Tuned is an album by Chet Atkins on his new label Columbia after recording for RCA since the 50’s. Chester’s guests include Larry Carlton, George Benson, Mark Knopfler, Steve Lukather, Earl Klugh, Boots Randolph, David Hungate, Dean Parks and Mark O’Connor. “Cosmic Square Dance” won the 1985 Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance. Tracks […]
Isolation is the fifth studio album by Toto, released on October 18, 1984. This was first album the band made with Fergie Frederiksen as the primary vocalist. Isolation failed to achieve the popularity of its predecessor, Toto IV, although it achieved gold record status and gave the band their highest charting mainstream rock single “Stranger […]
Dune is an original soundtrack album for the 1984 film Dune. Most of the album was composed by the popular rock band Toto — their first and only film score — but one track was contributed by Brian Eno. The soundtrack album was first released in November, 1984. An extended version with an altered track […]
Laycut Records, founded by John Keane, is an independent record label based in Los Angeles, California.