Narada Michael Walden

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Narada Michael Walden né Michael Walden
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Born: 23 April 1952 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.

Prolific American record producer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist musician, and former singer-songwriter. Currently resides in San Rafael, California.

Walden was given the name Narada by guru Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s. His musical career spans three decades, in which he has been awarded several gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. His career began when he replaced Billy Cobham in John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra, he continued it as a drummer in Tommy Bolin Band.

Besides his solo career, that started around 1976, he has (initially under contract from Arista Records under Clive Davis) written, produced, and arranged hits for a wide array of artists, such as Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Mariah Carey, Al Jarreau, Stacy Lattisaw, Pointer Sisters, Phyllis Hyman, et al.

He also owns recording studio Tarpan Studios, and is the owner of Tarpan Records. Some of his works are published by his own Gratitude Sky Music publishing entity. He is brother in law to Wanda Walden, ex-husband to Lisa Walden, and husband of Katie Mersereau.
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P-10292A Garden Of Love Light — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Garden Of Love Light (Album) Atlantic P-10292A Japan 1976 Sell This Version
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SD 19141 I Cry, I Smile — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden I Cry, I Smile (Album) Atlantic SD 19141 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
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GM-200.2582 Awakening — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Awakening (Album) Atlantic GM-200.2582 Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
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QSD 19259 The Dance Of Life — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden The Dance Of Life (Album) Atlantic QSD 19259 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
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ATL 50 743 Victory — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Victory (Album) Atlantic ATL 50 743 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
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SD 19351 Confidence — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Confidence (Album) Atlantic SD 19351 US 1982 Sell This Version
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80058-1 Looking At You, Looking At Me — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Looking At You, Looking At Me (Album) Atlantic 80058-1 US 1983 Sell This Version
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925 176-1 The Nature Of Things — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden The Nature Of Things (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 925 176-1 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
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9 25694-4 Divine Emotion — Narada Michael Walden Narada* Divine Emotion (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 9 25694-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
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TOCP-8500 Sending Love To Everyone — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Sending Love To Everyone(CD, Album) DJ:, Walden Records TOCP-8500 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
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TAR0001 Thunder 2013 — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Thunder 2013(CD, Album) Tarpan Records TAR0001 US 2013 Sell This Version
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TAR0012 Evolution — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Evolution(CD, Album) Tarpan Records TAR0012 US 2015 Sell This Version
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QVR0126 Immortality — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Immortality(CD, Album) Quarto Valley Records QVR0126 2020 Sell This Version
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LV002 Live In L.A. — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Live In L.A.(CD, Album) Parrot (4) LV002 Italy Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

45-3385 Delightful — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Delightful (Single) Atlantic 45-3385 US 1976 Sell This Version
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3450 Soul Bird — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Soul Bird (Single) Atlantic 3450 US 1977 Sell This Version
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A-33991 SP Better Man — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Better Man Atlantic A-33991 SP US 1977 Sell This Version
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3541 I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You) — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You) (Single) Atlantic 3541 Panama 1978 Sell This Version
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3580 Give Your Love A Chance — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Give Your Love A Chance (Single) Atlantic 3580 US 1979 Sell This Version
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W 11437 Tonight I'm Alright — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Tonight I'm Alright (Single, Maxi) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic W 11437 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
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ATL 20211, ATL 20 211 I Shoulda Loved Ya — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden I Shoulda Loved Ya (Single, Maxi) Atlantic ATL 20211, ATL 20 211 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
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PR 327 Awakening — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden Awakening(12", S/Sided, EP, Promo) Atlantic PR 327 US 1979 Sell This Version
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3783 I Want You — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden I Want You (Single) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 3783 US 1980 Sell This Version
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3764 The Real Thang — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden The Real Thang (Single) Atlantic 3764 US 1980 Sell This Version
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PROMO 123 The Real Thang / Does It Really Happen? — Narada Michael Walden Narada Michael Walden / Yes Narada Michael Walden / Yes - The Real Thang / Does It Really Happen?(7", Jukebox) Atlantic PROMO 123 Italy 1980 Sell This Version

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December 2, 2020
Mr. Walden is much better known as a producer, but his solo material is well worth seeking out. “I Shoulda Loved Ya” is absolutely killer.

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