Tony Peluso

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Multi-instrumentalist, writer and Motown and Latin music producer (4 Grammy awards).

Born March 28, 1950.
Died June 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Played lead guitar for Carpenters, both on tour and on many studio recordings, perhaps most notably the fuzz guitar solo on "Goodbye to Love". He also voiced the role of the DJ on side 2 of their 'Now & Then' album, a role which he later reprised on 'Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day)'. He co-produced dozens of records for artists such as Smokey Robinson, Temptations, the The Four Tops and Michael Jackson. During the '80s and '90s, he produced and or engineered albums for artists such as Kenny Loggins, Seals & Crofts, Apollonia, Animotion, Stephanie Mills, Fixx, Dave Koz and Boyz II Men with Selena.
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Tony Peluso - Break The Ice album art Michael Lovesmith Michael Lovesmith - Break The Ice Motown UK 1985 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Apollonia album art Apollonia Since I Fell For You and 1 more… Apollonia - Apollonia (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1988 Sell This Version
927 993-7 Tony Peluso - Since I Fell For You album art Apollonia Since I Fell For You (Fade) Apollonia - Since I Fell For You(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records 927 993-7 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - 1969 - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album art Various Get Together Various - 1969 - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Comp) Polydor Australasia 1988 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - How Much Is Enough album art The Fixx All Is Fair / Crucified (Medley) The Fixx - How Much Is Enough (Single) Impact Records (3) Ecuador 1991 Sell This Version
CD45-1454 Tony Peluso - No One Has To Cry album art The Fixx No One Has To Cry The Fixx - No One Has To Cry(CD, Single, Promo) Impact Records (3) CD45-1454 US 1991 Sell This Version
MCDO6250MD Tony Peluso - The Original Soul Of Michael Jackson album art Michael Jackson Melodie Michael Jackson - The Original Soul Of Michael Jackson(CD, Comp) Motown MCDO6250MD US 1992 Sell This Version
724352 053841 Tony Peluso - Strange Foreign Beauty (Greatest Hits Vol. 2) album art Michael Learns To Rock The Actor (Remixed By Tony Peluso) Michael Learns To Rock - Strange Foreign Beauty (Greatest Hits Vol. 2)(Cass, Comp) EMI-Medley 724352 053841 United Arab Emirates 1999 Sell This Version
MAXIMUM013 Tony Peluso - Maximum Jackson album art Michael Jackson To Make My Father Proud [1984 Overdubbed Version] Michael Jackson - Maximum Jackson(14xCD, Comp, Ltd, Unofficial) Franlain Music MAXIMUM013 China 2016 Sell This Version

Vocals

Tony Peluso - Now & Then album art Carpenters Carpenters - Now & Then (Album) A&M Records Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Takin' It Easy album art Seals & Crofts Seals & Crofts - Takin' It Easy (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1978 Sell This Version
SPBO-60143 Tony Peluso - Farewell My Summer Love = Adiós Amor De Verano album art Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Farewell My Summer Love = Adiós Amor De Verano(7", Single) Motown SPBO-60143 Spain 1984 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Lauren Christy album art Lauren Christy Meet Me In America Lauren Christy - Lauren Christy (Album) Mercury US 1993 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Interpretations: A 25th Anniversary Collection album art Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft Carpenters - Interpretations: A 25th Anniversary Collection (Comp) A&M Records Europe 1994 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Carpenters Gold - 35th Anniversary Edition album art Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) Carpenters - Carpenters Gold - 35th Anniversary Edition (Comp) A&M Records US 2004 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - The Essential Collection (1965 - 1997) album art Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) and 1 more… Carpenters - The Essential Collection (1965 - 1997) (Comp) A&M Records, Chronicles US 2002 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

SD 6002 Tony Peluso - The Abstracts album art The Abstracts The Abstracts - The Abstracts(LP, Album) Pompeii Records SD 6002 US 1968 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - A Song For You album art Carpenters Carpenters - A Song For You (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records UK 1972 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - The Singles 1969-1973 album art Carpenters Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973 (Album, Comp) A&M Records, A&M Records, A&M Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Barbara Keith album art Barbara Keith All Along The Watchtower Barbara Keith - Barbara Keith (Album) Reprise Records New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Dalton & Dubarri album art Dalton & Dubarri Dalton & Dubarri - Dalton & Dubarri (Album) Columbia Japan 1973 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Now & Then album art Carpenters Carpenters - Now & Then (Album) A&M Records Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Sunshine Inside album art Lyle Swedeen Lyle Swedeen - Sunshine Inside (Album) Fantasy US 1974 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Live In Japan album art Carpenters Carpenters - Live In Japan (Album) A&M Records Japan 1974 Sell This Version
Tony Peluso - Horizon album art Carpenters Carpenters - Horizon (Album) A&M Records US 1975 Sell This Version