Yamaha DX7 Song List

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Table of Songs featuring Yamaha DX7

Artist Song Year Notes Reference Media URL
Berlin Take My Breath Away "Moroder's keyboard player Arthur Barrow did just that for "Take My Breath Away", employing the 16 Bass 2 preset, which was designed to emulate the sound of a fretless bass guitar. You can hear this same bass patch at work in Commodores’ 1985 single “Nightshift”. Google Arts YouTube
Deep Purple The House Of Blue Light (album) 1987 "Synthesizer [Yamaha Qx1, Emulator 2] – Roger Glover. Keyboards [Hammond B3, Minimoog, Yamaha Dx1, Cp70 (midi), Dx7, Emulator 2] – Jon Lord Discogs YouTube"
Gary Numan Strange Charm album 1986 SOS 1986 YouTube
Ultravox Heart of the Country 1984 a fascinating bridge passage that saw Midge Ure playing DX7 koto sounds from the Roland G707 guitar (thanks to MIDI) over two sequenced OSCars” Discogs YouTube
Ultravox Revelation (album) 1993 "“Billy ... believes that now is the best time to get the most out of them some FM synthesis from a DX or TX rack, and then maybe a bit of Prophet. The aim is to make a 'stack', or a sculpted piece of sound.” Music Technology 1993 YouTube
Gary Numan New Thing From London Town 1986 A song written with Bill Sharpe SOS 1986 YouTube
Herbie Hancock Perfect Machine 1988 Synthesizer [Yamaha DX1, DX7, DX7IIFD, Kurzweil K-250, Fairlight Series II And Series III, Roland Super Jupiter, Rhodes Chroma, Oberheim Matrix 12, Yamaha TX 8/16], Sampler [Akai 900-S], Vocoder, Producer – Herbie Hancock Reference YouTube