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On December 14, 1959.

On December 14, 1959, “Columbia” label released “Time Out”, the 16th Dave Brubeck Quartet album, and the 27th Dave Brubeck album overall. It was recorded June 25, July 1, and August 18, 1959, at “Columbia’s 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”

Personnel:

  • Dave Brubeck– piano
  • Paul Desmond– alto saxophone
  • Eugene Wright– bass
  • Joe Morello– drums
  • Fred Plaut– engineer
  • Neil Fujita– cover artwork
  • Seth Rothstein – project director

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Brubeck, except where noted.

 Blue Rondo à la Turk

  1. Strange Meadow Lark
  2. Take Five – Paul Desmond
  3. Three to Get Ready
  4. Kathy’s Waltz
  5. Everybody’s Jumpin’
  6. Pick Up Sticks
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On December 14, 1959.

On December 14, 1959, “Decca” label released “Strictly Instrumental, the ninth Bill Haley & His Comets album. It was recorded June 1958 – September 1959, and was produced by Milt Gabler.

Personnel:

  • Bill Haley– rhythm guitar
  • Franny Beecher– lead guitar
  • Billy Williamson– steel guitar
  • Johnny Grande– piano
  • Ralph Jones– drums
  • Rudy Pompilli- tenor saxophone
  • Al Rex– bass guitar
  • Al Pompilli- bass guitar
  • Al Rappa- bass guitar

 Track listing:

  1. Joey’s Song- Joe Reisman
  2. Music! Music! Music!- Bernie Baum, Stephen Weiss
  3. Mack the Knife – Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein
  4. In a Little Spanish Town- Mabel Wayne, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  5. Two Shadows – Johnny Grande, Billy Williamson
  6. Shaky – Franny Beecher, Billy Williamson
  7. Strictly Instrumental – Bennie Benjamin, Edgar Battle, Sol Marcus, Eddie Seiler
  8. Skokiaan- Tom Glazer, August Msarurgwa
  9. Puerto Rican Peddler – Johnny Brandon
  10. Drowsy Waters – Jack Ailau
  11. Chiquita Linda (Un Poquito de tu Amor) – Julio Gutierrez
  12. The Catwalk – Franny Beecher, Billy Williamson

 

On December 13, 1977.

On December 13, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Blue Lights in the Basement”, the sixth Roberta Flack studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Rubina Flake, Joe Ferla and Gene McDaniels.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Ronnie Foster– keyboards, background vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis– keyboards, background vocals, musical arrangements
  • Harry Whitaker – keyboards, musical arrangements
  • Reggie Lucas– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar, musical arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Michael Kamen– oboe solo, musical arrangements
  • Anthony Jackson– bass guitar
  • Basil Fearrington – bass
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Gary King– bass, musical arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jimmy Wong – drums
  • Howard King – drums
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Crusher Bennett – percussion
  • David Carey – percussion
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • James Mtume– percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Deniece Williams– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Why Don’t You Move in with Me – Gene McDaniels
  2. The Closer I Get to You – Reggie Lucas, James Mtume
  3. Fine, Fine Day – Rachel Perry
  4. This Time I’ll Be Sweeter – Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie
  5. 25th of Last December – Gene McDaniels
  6. After You – Michael Masser, Ron Miller
  7. I’d Like to Be Baby to You – Morgan Ames
  8. Soul Deep – Wayne Carson
  9. Love is the Healing – Gene McDaniels
  10. Where I’ll Find You – David McHugh

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “EMI Electrola” released “Ocean”, the sixth Eloy album. It was recorded September-October 1977, at “Sound-N-Studio” in  Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Frank Bornemann.

Personnel:

  • Frank Bornemann– lead vocals, electric, acoustic and processed guitars
  • Klaus-Peter Matziol – fretless basses, backing vocals
  • Detlev Schmidtchen – Mini-Moog, ARP synthesizers, mellotron, RMI keyboard computer, angelic voices, Hammond organ, xylophone
  • Jürgen Rosenthal- drums, voice, cymbals, timbales, roto-toms, temple blocks, kettle drums, tubular bells, morse key, triangles, paper, flute
  • Georgi Nedeitschev – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jürgen Rosenthal, all music by Frank Bornemann, Klaus-Peter Matziol, Detlev Schmidtchen and Jürgen Rosenthal.

  1. Poseidon’s Creation
  2. Incarnation of the Logos
  3. Decay of the Logos
  4. Atlantis’ Agony at June 5th – 8498, 13 P.M. Gregorian Earthtime

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “CBS” label released “Halloween”, the third Pulsar album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Aquarius Studios” in Geneva, Italy, and was produced by Jacques Roman, Victor Bosch, Gilbert Gandil, Roland Richard and Michel Masson.

Personnel:

  • Jacques Roman– synthesizer, keyboard, mellotron
  • Victor Bosch– drums, percussion, vibraphone, cover art
  • Gilbert Gandil– lead vocals, guitars
  • Roland Richard– piano, flute, clarinet, synthesizer
  • Michel Masson– bass
  • Jean Ristori – cello
  • Xavier Dubuc – congas
  • Jean-Louis Rebut, Sylvia Ekström – vocals
  • Jean Ristori – engineer
  • Gérard Trouve – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All music by Jacques Roman, Victor Bosch, Gilbert Gandil, Roland Richard and Michel Masson, all lyrics by Armand Fines.

Halloween Part 1

  1. Halloween Song
  2. Tired Answers
  3. Colours of Childhood
  4. Sorrow in My Dreams

Halloween Part 2

  1. Lone Fantasy
  2. Dawn Over Darkness
  3. Misty garden of Passion
  4. Fear of Frost
  5. Time

On December 12, 1984.

On December 12, 1984, “Kamarad” and “Diskoton” labels released the self-titled, seventh Bijelo Dugme studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Studio I RTV  Sarajevo” in Sarajevo, Bosnia, “Studio IV RTV Zagreb” in Zagreb, Croatia, “Studio RTV Skopje” in Skopje, Macedonia, “Studio Akvarijus” in Belgrade, Serbia, and was produced by Goran Bregović.

Personnel:

  • Goran Bregović- guitar, arranger
  • Mladen Vojičić- vocals
  • Zoran Redžić- bass guitar
  • Ipe Ivandić- drums
  • Vlado Pravdić– keyboard
  • Ladarice – backing vocals
  • Bora Đorđević– vocals
  • Laza Ristovski- keyboards, computer programming
  • Pece Atanasovski – gaida
  • Sonja Beran-Leskovšek – harp
  • Radio Television of SkopjeFolk Instruments Orchestra
  • Mufid Kosović – engineer
  • Mladen Škalec, Milka Gerasimova, Ratko Ostojić – recording
  • Theo Werdin – mixing
  • Cover painting “Kosovo Maiden” by Uroš Predić

Track listing:

All tracks by Goran Bregović, except where noted.

  1. Hej, Slaveni – lyrics by Tomášik, music by unknown author
  2. Padaju zvijezde
  3. Meni se ne spava – Goran Bregović, Žuborski
  4. Za Esmu
  5. Jer, kad ostariš
  6. Lipe cvatu, sve je isto k’o i lani
  7. Pediculis pubis
  8. Aiaio Radi Radio
  9. Lažeš zlato, lažeš dušo
  10. Da te bogdo ne volim

On December 12, 1975.

On December 12, 1975, “ECM” label released “The Köln Concert”, the 19th Keith Jarrett album. It was recorded on January 24, 1975, at “Opera House” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano
  • Martin Wieland– engineering
  • BarbaraWojirsch, Burkhart Wojirsch – design
  • Wolfgang Frankenstein– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Jarrett.

  1. Part I
  2. Part II a
  3. Part II b
  4. Part II c