In July 1979.

In July 1979, “United Artists” label released “New Clear Days”, the debut Vapors album. It was recorded 1979 -1980, at “Basing Street Studios” and “The Town House”, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven.

Personnel:

  • David Fenton: Rhythm Guitar, Lead Vocals
  • Edward Bazalgette: Lead Guitar
  • Steve Smith: Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Howard Smith: Drums, Percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by David Fenton.

  1. Spring Collection
  2. Turning Japanese
  3. Cold War
  4. America
  5. Trains
  6. Bunkers
  7. News at Ten
  8. Somehow
  9. Sixty Second Interval
  10. Waiting for the Weekend
  11. Letter from Hiro
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In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Elektra” label released “Gamma 1”, the debut Gamma album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Chateau Recorders”, and was produced by Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Davey Pattison: vocals
  • Ronnie Montrose: guitar
  • Jim Alcivar: keyboards
  • Alan Fitzgerald: bass guitar
  • Skip Gillette: drums
  • Engineered by Ken Scott
  • Engineer assistant – Brian Leshon, Phil Jost
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Track listing:

  1. I’m Alive – Clint Ballard, Jr.
  2. Razor King – Ronnie Montrose, Davey Pattison
  3. No Tears – Davey Pattison
  4. Solar Heat – Ronnie Montrose
  5. Ready for Action – Ronnie Montrose
  6. Wish I Was – Mickey Newbury
  7. Fight to the Finish – Ronnie Montrose, Jim Alcivar

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Polydor” label released “No Promises…No Debts”, the 15th Golden Earring album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by George Kooymans.

Personnel:

  • George Kooymans- guitar, vocals
  • Rinus Gerritsen- bass guitar, keyboards
  • Barry Hay- flute, vocals
  • Cesar Zuiderwijk- drums
  • John Legrand – harmonica
  • Engineer: John Kriek
  • Mixing: George Kooymans, John Kriek, Arnold Muhren
  • Hornarrangements: Jan Rietman
  • Cover design: Jeep Bunt

Track listing:

All tracks by Rinus Gerritsen, Barry Hay, George Kooymans, and Cesar Zuiderwijk.

  1. Heart Beat
  2. Need Her
  3. Sellin’ Out
  4. Snot Love in Spain
  5. Save Your Skin
  6. D Light
  7. Tiger Bay
  8. Weekend Love
  9. Don’t Close the Door
  10. Don’t Stop the Show
  11. By Routes

On July 24, 2001.

On July 24, 2001, “DreamWorks” label released “Bleed American”, the fourth Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded in 2001 at “Cherokee” in Los Angeles, “Harddrive” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mark Trombino, Jim Adkins, Rick Burch, Zach Lind and Tom Linton. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked “Bleed American” at number 429 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, and also as one of “20 Pop Punk Albums Which Will Make You Nostalgic”, as well as one of “20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time”. Magazine “Spin” ranked it at number 183 on its list of “The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985–2014). The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jim Adkins – lead vocals, guitar, percussion; bass guitar; piano, organ,bells
  • Rick Burch – bass guitar; vocals
  • Zach Lind – drums; percussion
  • Tom Linton – guitar; vocals; organ
  • Davey von Bohlen– additional vocals
  • Mark Trombino– synth emulator programming; percussion; programming
  • Travis Keller, Doug Messenger – timely handclaps
  • Rachel Haden, Ariel Rechtshaid– additional vocals
  • Mark Trombino – engineering, mixing
  • Justin Smith – assistant engineer
  • William Eggleston– front cover photograph
  • Christopher Wray-McCann – photography
  • Jim Adkins – art direction
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – art direction, design
  • Jesse LeDoux – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Adkins, Rick Burch, Zach Lind and Tom Linton , except where noted.

  1. Bleed American
  2. A Praise Chorus – contains lyrics from various songs
  3. The Middle
  4. Your House
  5. Sweetness
  6. Hear You Me
  7. If You Don’t, Don’t
  8. Get it Faster
  9. Cautioners
  10. The Authority Song
  11. My Sundown

On July 24, 2001.

On July 24, 2001, “Columbia” label released “Comfort Eagle”, the fourth Cake studio album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Paradise Studios” in Sacramento, “Hyde Street Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by John McCrea, Vince DiFiore, Xan McCurdy, Gabriel Nelson, Todd Roper and Tyler Pope.

Personnel:

  • John McCrea– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, bass, drum programming, percussion
  • Vince DiFiore– trumpet, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Xan McCurdy– electric guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Gabriel Nelson – bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Todd Roper – drums, percussion, Moog synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Tyler Pope – keyboard, electric guitar
  • Kirt Shearer – mixing
  • David Cole – mixing
  • Craig Long – mixing
  • Gabriel Shepard – mixing
  • Don C. Taylor – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John McCrea, unless where noted.

  1. Opera Singer – John McCrea, Mark Kornweibel
  2. Meanwhile, Rick James…
  3. Shadow Stabbing – John McCrea, George Kane
  4. Short Skirt/Long Jacket
  5. Commissioning a Symphony in C
  6. Arco Arena
  7. Comfort Eagle
  8. Long Line of Cars
  9. Love You Madly
  10. Pretty Pink Ribbon
  11. World of Two

On July 24, 2001.

On July 24, 2001, “Hellcat” label released “Global a Go-Go”, the second Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Scott Shields, Martin Slattery, Joe Strummer and Richard Flack.

Personnel:

  • Joe Strummer- vocals
  • Martin Slattery- synthesizer, bass, fuzz guitar, drones, Wurlitzer, hammer dulcimer, melodica, saxophone, Hammond organ, accordion, guitar, flute, backup vocals
  • Scott Shields- bass, guitar, bongos, Hammond organ, bells, loops, drums, backup vocals,
  • Pablo Cook – udu, Cuban percussion, screams, guiro, shaker, bodhran, glass harmonica, noise, bells, drums, bongos, tambourine, whistle, conga
  • Tymon Dogg- classical guitar, violin, mandolin
  • Richard Flack – cymbals, backup vocals
  • Roger Daltrey- vocals
  • Antony Genn- strings, loops
  • Chris Lasalle – sequencing
  • Bob Gruen- photography
  • Josh Cheuse – cover-art

Track listing:

All lyrics by Joe Strummer, except for “Minstrel Boy”; all music by Joe Strummer, Martin Slattery, Pablo Cook, Scott Shields and Tymon Dogg, except where noted.

  1. Johnny Appleseed – Joe Strummer, Martin Slattery, Scott Shields, Richard Flack, Antony Genn
  2. Cool ’n’ Out
  3. Global a Go-Go
  4. Bhindi Bhagee
  5. Gamma Ray
  6. Mega Bottle Ride
  7. Shaktar Donetsk
  8. Mondo Bongo
  9. Bummed Out City
  10. At the Border, Guy
  11. Minstrel Boy – traditional

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Duty Now for the Future”, the second Devo studio album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Chateau Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Mark Mothersbaugh– lead and background vocals; keyboards; guitar
  • Gerald Casale– lead and background vocals; bass guitar; keyboards
  • Bob Mothersbaugh– lead and background vocals; guitar
  • Bob Casale– guitar; keyboards; backing vocals
  • Alan Myers– drums
  • Ken Scott – engineer
  • Engineer assistant – Brian Leshon, Phil Jost
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Devo Corporate Anthem – Mark Mothersbaugh
  2. Clockout – Gerald Casale
  3. Timing X – Mark Mothersbaugh
  4. Wiggly World – Bob Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale
  5. Blockhead – Bob Mothersbaugh, Mark Mothersbaugh
  6. Strange Pursuit – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
  7. I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) – Mark Mothersbaugh
  8. Triumph of the Will – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
  9. The Day My Baby Gave Me a Surprize – Mark Mothersbaugh
  10. Pink Pussycat – Bob Mothersbaugh, Mark Mothersbaugh
  11. Secret Agent Man – F. Sloan, Steve Barri, arr.M. Mothersbaugh
  12. Smart Patrol / Mr. DNA – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
  13. Red Eye – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh