Tony Peluso

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 Discography

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Michael Lovesmith Michael Lovesmith - Break The Ice Motown UK 1985 Sell This Version
Apollonia Since I Fell For You and 1 more… Apollonia - Apollonia (Album) Warner Bros. Records Spain 1988 Sell This Version
Various Get Together Various - 1969 - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Comp) Polydor Australasia 1988 Sell This Version
The Fixx All Is Fair / Crucified (Medley) The Fixx - How Much Is Enough (Single) Impact Records (3) Ecuador 1991 Sell This Version
CD45-1454 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 Michael Jackson Melodie Michael Jackson - The Original Soul Of Michael Jackson(CD, Comp) Motown MCDO6250MD US 1992 Sell This Version

Vocals

Carpenters Carpenters - Now & Then (Album) A&M Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Seals & Crofts Seals & Crofts - Takin' It Easy (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1978 Sell This Version
SPBO-60143 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Farewell My Summer Love = Adiós Amor De Verano(7", Single) Motown SPBO-60143 Spain 1984 Sell This Version
314 512 719-2 Lauren Christy Meet Me In America Lauren Christy - Lauren Christy(CD, Album) PolyGram, Mercury 314 512 719-2 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft Carpenters - Interpretations: A 25th Anniversary Collection (Comp) A&M Records Europe 1994 Sell This Version
Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) Carpenters - Carpenters Gold - 35th Anniversary Edition (Comp) A&M Records Europe 2004 Sell This Version
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 The Abstracts The Abstracts - The Abstracts(LP, Album) Pompeii Records SD 6002 US 1968 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - A Song For You (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records Japan 1972 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973 (Album, Comp) A&M Records, A&M Records, A&M Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Barbara Keith All Along The Watchtower Barbara Keith - Barbara Keith (Album) Reprise Records New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - Now & Then (Album) A&M Records US 1973 Sell This Version
KC 32542 Dalton & Dubarri Dalton & Dubarri - Dalton & Dubarri(LP) Columbia KC 32542 US 1973 Sell This Version
Lyle Swedeen Lyle Swedeen - Sunshine Inside (Album) Fantasy US 1974 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - Live In Japan (Album) A&M Records Japan 1974 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - Horizon (Album) A&M Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - Live At The Palladium (Album) A&M Records Japan 1976 Sell This Version
Carpenters Carpenters - A Kind Of Hush (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records Japan 1976 Sell This Version
Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) and 1 more… Carpenters - Passage (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records Japan 1977 Sell This Version