In October 1980.

In October 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Borderline”, the ninth Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitar, vibes, vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • George “Baboo” Pierre – percussion
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Reggie McBride – bass
  • William D. Smith– piano, organ, vocals
  • John Hiatt– guitar, vocals
  • Jesse Harms– synthesizer
  • Bobby King– vocals
  • Willie Greene, Jr. – vocals
  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. 634-5789 – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  2. Speedo – Esther Navarro
  3. Why Don’t You Try Me – Billy Young
  4. Down in the Boondocks – Joe South
  5. Johnny Porter – Bobby Ray Appleberry
  6. The Way We Make a Broken Heart – John Hiatt
  7. Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile – Billy Emerson
  8. The Girls from Texas – Cliff Chambers, Jimmy Holiday, James Lewis
  9. Borderline – John Hiatt
  10. Never Make Your Move Too Soon – Stix Hooper, Will Jennings
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In October 1978.

In October 1978, “EG” label released “Music for Films”, the seventh Brian Eno album. It was recorded 1975 – 1978, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Rhett Davies– trumpet, assistant producer
  • John Cale– viola
  • Phil Collins– percussion
  • Robert Fripp– electric guitar
  • Fred Frith– electric guitar
  • Percy Jones– bass guitar
  • Bill MacCormick– bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– percussion
  • Paul Rudolph– guitar
  • Rod Melvin– electric piano
  • Ritva Saarikko – cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno.

  1. M386
  2. Aragon
  3. From the Same Hill
  4. Inland Sea
  5. Two Rapid Formations
  6. Slow Water
  7. Sparrowfall (1)
  8. Sparrowfall (2)
  9. Sparrowfall (3)
  10. Quartz
  11. Events in Dense Fog
  12. There Is Nobody
  13. A Measured Room
  14. Patrolling Wire Borders
  15. Task Force
  16. Alternative 3
  17. Strange Light
  18. Final Sunset

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Charisma” label released “World Record”, the seventh Van der Graaf Generator studio album. It was recorded in May 1976, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouthshire, and was produced by Peter Hammill, David Jackson, Hugh Bnton and Guy Evans.

Personnel:

  • Peter Hammill– vocals, guitar, piano
  • David Jackson– saxophone, flute
  • Hugh Banton– Hammond organ, Mellotron
  • Guy Evans– drums, percussion, cymbal

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Hammill, except where noted.

  1. When She Comes
  2. A Place to Survive
  3. Masks
  4. Meurglys III (The Songwriter’s Guild)
  5. Wondering – Hugh Banton, Peter Hammill

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Columbia” label released “Big Beat”, the sixth Sparks album. It was recorded in August 1976, at “Mediasound” in New York City, and was produced by Rupert Holmes and Jeffrey Lesser.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael- vocals
  • Ron Mael- keyboards
  • Sal Maida – bass
  • Jeffrey Salen – guitar
  • Hilly Boy Michaels– drums
  • Godfrey Diamond- engineering, re-mix
  • Bob Clearmountain, Harvey Goldberg, Michael Barbiero- additional engineering
  • Richard Avedon- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael.

  1. Big Boy
  2. I Want to Be Like Everybody Else
  3. Nothing to Do
  4. I Bought the Mississippi River
  5. Fill-er-up
  6. Everybody’s Stupid
  7. Throw Her Away (And Get a New One)
  8. Confusion
  9. Screwed Up
  10. White Women
  11. I Like Girls

 

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Heat Treatment”, the second Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange and Nick Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Graham Parker– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Goulding– drums, backing vocals
  • Andrew Bodnar– Fender bass
  • Martin Belmont– guitar, backing vocals
  • John “Viscount” Earle– saxophones
  • Danny Ellis – trombone
  • Albie Donnelly – saxophones
  • Dick Hanson – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. Heat Treatment
  2. That’s What They All Say
  3. Turned Up Too Late
  4. Black Honey
  5. Hotel Chambermaid
  6. Pourin’ It All Out
  7. Back Door Love
  8. Something You’re Going Through
  9. Help Me Shake It
  10. Fools’ Gold

 

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “MCA” label released “New England”, the seventh Wishbone Ash studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Laurel Edge” in Connecticut and “Criteria Sound Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Ron Albert and Howard Albert.

Personnel:

  • Martin Turner– bass, lead vocals
  • Andy Powell– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals, mandolin
  • Laurie Wisefield– electric and slide guitars, backing vocals
  • Steve Upton– drums
  • Nelson “Flaco” Padron – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Turner, Andy Powell, Laurie Wisefield and Steve Upton, except where noted.

  1. (In All of My Dreams) You Rescue Me
  2. Runaway
  3. Lorelei
  4. Outward Bound
  5. Prelude
  6. When You Know Love
  7. Lonely Island
  8. Candlelight – Martin Turner, Andy Powell, Laurie Wisefield, Steve Upton and Ted Turner