On October 1, 1984.

The_Unforgettable_Fire

On October 1, 1984, “island” label released “The Unforgettable Fire”, the fourth U2 studio album. The album was recorded from  May  7 – August 5, 1984, at the “Slane Castle”, in County Meath and at the “Windmill Lane Studios”  in Dublin, and was produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois.

Personnel:

  • Bono – lead vocals
  • The Edge– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Adam Clayton– bass guitar
  • Larry Mullen, Jr.– drums
  • Brian Eno– additional vocals, instruments, treatments
  • Daniel Lanois– additional vocals, instruments, treatments
  • Paul Barret – Fairlight
  • Chrissie Hynde– backing vocals
  • Peter Gabriel– vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bono, all music by U2.

  1. A Sort of Homecoming
  2. Pride (In the Name of Love)
  3. Wire
  4. The Unforgettable Fire
  5. Promenade
  6. 4th of July
  7. Bad
  8. Indian Summer Sky
  9. Elvis Presley and America
  10. MLK

 

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On October 1, 1974.

Fear

On October 1, 1974, “Island“ label released John Cale’s album“Fear”.This was the first of three albums for “Island” label ,all of which were released in a period of just over a year. The album was recorded in 1974, at the “Sound Techniques & Olympic Studios”, in London, and was produced by John Cale.

Personnel:

  • John Cale- bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, viola, lead vocals
  • Phil Manzanera- guitar, slide guitar
  • Fred Smith – drums
  • Eno- synthesizer, effects, executive producer
  • Archie Leggatt – bass
  • Michael Desmarais – drums
  • Richard Thompson- slide guitar
  • Bryn Haworth- slide guitar
  • Brian Turrington – bass
  • Irene Chanter – background vocals
  • Doreen Chanter- background vocals
  • Liza Strike – background vocals, girl’s choir
  • Judy Nylon- lead vocals

Track listing:

All compositions by John Cale

  1. Fear is a Man’s Best Friend
  2. Buffalo Ballet
  3. Barracuda
  4. Emily
  5. Ship of Fools
  6. Gun
  7. The Man Who Couldn’t Afford to Orgy
  8. You Know More Than I Know
  9. Momamma Scuba

On October 1, 1973.

Spectrum

On October 1, 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Spectrum”, the debut album by Billy Cobham. The album was recorded from May 14–May 16, 1973 at the “Electric Lady Studios”, in  New York City, and was produced by Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Billy Cobham- Drums
  • Tommy Bolin- Guitar
  • Jan Hammer- Electric piano, Moog synthesizer, Acoustic piano
  • Lee Sklar- Bass guitar
  • Joe Farrell- Soprano & Alto sax
  • Jimmy Owens- Flugelhorn & Trumpet
  • John Tropea- Guitar
  • Ron Carter- Acoustic bass
  • Ray Barretto- Congas

Track listing:

All compositions by Billy Cobham.

  1. Quadrant 4
  2. Searching for the Right Door / Spectrum
  3. Anxiety / Taurian Matador
  4. Stratus
  5. To the Women in My Life / Le Lis
  6. Snoopy’s Search / Red Baron

 

On October 1, 1971.

Teaser_&_the_firecat

On October 1, 1971, “Island” label released “Teaser and the Firecat”, the fifth studio album by Cat Stevens.  The album was recorded from July 1970-March 1971, at the “Paramount  Studios”, in  Los Angeles, and at the  “Morgan Studios”, in London, and was produced by Paul Samwell-Smith.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– acoustic guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Alun Davies– acoustic guitar, possible backing vocals
  • Larry Steele – bass guitar, congas
  • Gerry Conway– drums, percussion
  • Harvey Burns – drums, percussion
  • Jean Roussel- Hammond organ
  • Linda Lewis- backing vocals
  • Andy Roberts(uncredited) – Kriwaczek string organ
  • Rick Wakeman– piano
  • Andreas Toumazis – bouzouki
  • Angelos Harzipavli – bouzouki
  • Del Newman – stringarrangements

Track listing:

All compositions by Cat Stevens except where noted.

  1. The Wind
  2. Ruby Love
  3. If I Laugh
  4. Changes IV
  5. How Can I Tell You
  6. Tuesday’s Dead
  7. Morning Has Broken – trad. arranged by Cat Stevens with words by Eleanor Farjeon
  8. Bitterblue
  9. Moonshadow
  10. Peace Train

On September 30, 1991.

Stars

On September 30, 1991, “EastWest Records” released “Stars”, the fourth album by Simply Red. The album was recorded in 1991, at the “Condulmer Recording Studio”, in Venice, Italy, and was produced by Stewart Levine. The album  was huge commercial success worldwide; in UK it was  certified twelve times platinum and was the best-selling album  both in 1991 and 1992,  and became the 14th best-selling album of all time in the UK.

Personnel:

  • Mick Hucknall– lead and background vocals
  • Fritz McIntyre– keyboards, additional and background vocals
  • Tim Kellett– keyboards
  • Heitor T P– guitars
  • Ian Kirkham– saxophone
  • Gota– drums, percussion and programming
  • Shaun Ward – bass guitar
  • Jess Bailey – keyboard programming

Track listing:

All compositions by Mick Hucknall, except where noted.

  1. Something Got Me Started – Mick Hucknall and Fritz McIntyre
  2. Stars
  3. Thrill Me – Mick Hucknall and Fritz McIntyre
  4. Your Mirror
  5. She’s Got It Bad
  6. For Your Babies
  7. Model
  8. How Could I Fall
  9. Freedom
  10. Wonderland

On September 30, 1985.

Rain Dogs

On September 30, 1985, “Island Records” released “Rain Dogs” , the eighth album by Tom Waits. The middle album of the trilogy that includes “Swordfishtrombones” and “Franks Wild Years”, was recorded at the “RCA Studios” and was produced by Tom Waits. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Rain Dogs” on  number 397 on the magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel

  • Tom Waits– vocals , guitar, organ, piano ,pump organ, harmonium, banjo
  • Michael Blair – percussion, marimba, drums, congas, bowed saw, parade drum
  • Stephen Hodges– drums , parade drum
  • Larry Taylor– double bass , bass
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • “Hollywood” Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Bobby Previte– percussion, marimba
  • William Schimmel– accordion
  • Bob Funk – trombone
  • Ralph Carney– baritone saxophone, saxophone, clarinet
  • Greg Cohen– double bass
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Tony Garnier– double bass
  • Keith Richards– guitar, backing vocals
  • Robert Musso – banjo
  • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
  • Crispin Cioe – saxophone
  • Robert Quine– guitar
  • Ross Levinson – violin
  • John Lurie– alto saxophone
  • Smith– guitar
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Robby Kilgore – organ

Track listing

All compositions by Tom Waits except where noted.

  1. Singapore
  2. Clap Hands
  3. Cemetery Polka
  4. Jockey Full of Bourbon
  5. Tango Till They’re Sore
  6. Big black Mariah
  7. Diamonds & Gold
  8. Hang Down Your Head – Kathleen Brennan and Tom Waits
  9. Time
  10. Rain Dogs
  11. Midtown
  12. 9th& Hennepin
  13. Gun Street Girl
  14. Union Square
  15. Blind Love
  16. Walking Spanish
  17. Downtown Train
  18. Bride of Rain Dog
  19. Anywhere I Lay My Head

 

On September 30, 1982.

Bruce Springsteen-Nebraska

On September 30, 1982, “Columbia Records” released “Nebraskathe sixth Bruce Springsteen studio album. The first Springsteen’s acoustic album was recorded in January, 1982 at his “Colts Neck” \ New Jersey bedroom. Springsteen is also the producer of the album.

Parsonnel:

Bruce Springsteen: vocals, guitar, harmonica, mandolin, synthesizer, glockenspiel, organ, tambourine

Track listing:

All compositions by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Nebraska
  2. Atlantic City
  3. Mansion on the Hill
  4. Johnny 99
  5. Highway Patrolman
  6. State Trooper
  7. Used Cars
  8. Open All Night
  9. My Father’s House
  10. Reason to Believe