On January 27, 1982.


On January 27, 1982, “Warner Bros” released “Mesopotamia”, the third B-52’s album. It was recorded in September 1981 at “Blank Tape Studios” in New York, and was produced by David Byrne. Due to conflicts with Byrne and record label pressure, recording sessions were aborted prematurely and only six of ten songs to be completed were released as an shorter than originally intended LP.


  • Ricky Wilson– guitars, bass, keyboards, organ
  • Keith Strickland– drums, guitar, keyboards, marimba, organ, piano, bass
  • Kate Pierson– vocals, keyboards, organ, bass, bird calls, synthesizers
  • Fred Schneider– vocals, cowbell
  • Cindy Wilson– vocals, guitar
  • David Byrne– fretless bass, guitar, percussion, synthesizers
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Yogi Horton – drums
  • Charles Rocket– accordion
  • Ralph Carney– saxophones
  • David Buck– trumpet
  • Roberto Arron – saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Loveland – Keith Strickland, Ricky Wilson, Fred Schneide, Cindy Wilson
  2. Deep Sleep – Keith Strickland, Kate Pierson
  3. Mesopotamia – Robert Waldrop, Ricky Wilson
  4. Cake – Kate Pierson, Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson
  5. Throw That Beat in the Garbage Can – Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland, Ricky Wilson
  6. Nip in the Bud – Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson

On January 27, 1978.


On January 27, 1978, “Warner Bros.” released “Bootsy? Player of the Year”, the third Bootsy’s Rubber Band album. It was recorded in 1977 at “United Sound Studios” in Detroit and “Michigan Hollywood Sound Studios” in  Hollywood, and was produced by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins.


  • Phelps Collins, Bootsy Collins – guitars
  • Frank Waddy, Bootsy Collins, Gary Cooper – drums
  • Bootsy Collins – bass
  • Joel Johnson – keyboards
  • Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Richard Griffith, Rick Gardner – horns
  • Gary Cooper, Robert Johnson – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Bootsy? (What’s the Name Of This Town) – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker
  2. May The Force Be With You – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper
  3. Very Yes – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper
  4. Bootzilla – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  5. Hollywood Squares – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Frank Waddy
  6. Roto-Rooter – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Phelps Collins
  7. As In (I Love You) – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Bernie Worrell

On January 26, 1973.


On January 26, 1973, “DJM Records” released “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player”, the sixth Elton John studio album. It was recorded in June 1972, at the “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville, France, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon.


  • Elton John– vocals, acoustic piano, electric piano, Leslie piano, Farfisa organ, harmonium, mellotron
  • Davey Johnstone– acoustic, electric, and Leslie guitars, banjo, sitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Dee Murray– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Nigel Olsson– drums, maracas, backing vocals
  • Ken Scott– ARP synthesizer
  • Gus Dudgeon– brass arrangement
  • Paul Buckmaster– orchestral arrangement
  • Jacques Bolognesi –trombone
  • Ivan Jullien – trumpet
  • Jean-Louis Chautemps, Alain Hatot – saxophones

Track listing:

All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

  1. Daniel
  2. Teacher I Need You
  3. Elderberry Wine
  4. Blues for My Baby and Me
  5. Midnight Creeper
  6. Have Mercy on the Criminal
  7. I’m Going to Be a Teenage Idol
  8. Texan Love Song
  9. Crocodile Rock
  10. High Flying Bird


On January 26, 1970.

Chicago Album

On January 26, 1979, “Columbia” label released “Chicago”, known as  “Chicago II”, the second Chicago studio album.  It was recorded in 1969, at the “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York and Hollywood, and was produced by James William Guercio.


  • Peter Cetera– bass, lead & backing vocals
  • Terry Kath– electric & acoustic guitars, lead & backing vocals
  • Robert Lamm– piano, Hammond organ, Hohner Pianet, lead & backing vocals
  • Lee Loughnane– trumpet, flugelhorn, background vocals
  • James Pankow– trombone, brass arrangements
  • Walter Parazaider– saxophones, flute, clarinet, background vocals
  • Danny Seraphine– drums, percussion
  • Peter Matz– orchestrations, co-arrangements
  • Nick Fasciano – cover art
  • John Berg – cover design
  • Herb Greene – photography

Track listing:

  1. Movin’ In – James Pankow
  2. The Road – Terry Kath
  3. Poem for the People – Robert Lamm
  4. In the Country – Terry Kath
  5. Wake Up Sunshine – Robert Lamm
  6. Ballet for a Girl in Buchannon
  • Make Me Smile
  • So Much to Say, So Much to Give
  • Anxiety’s Moment
  • West Virginia Fantasies
  • Colour My World
  • To Be Free
  • Now More Than Ever


On January 26, 1970.


On January 26, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Bridge over Troubled Water”, the fifth and final Simon & Garfunkel studio album. It was recorded in November 1969, and was produced by Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel and Roy Halee. Two album songs, “Bridge over Troubled Water” and “The Boxer”, are listed on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”; the album is ranked at number 51 on “Rolling Stone’s”  list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” and have sold more than 25 million copies worldwide.


  • Paul Simon– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Art Garfunkel– lead vocals, percussion
  • Los Incas– Peruvian instruments
  • Joe Osborn– bass guitar
  • Larry Knechtel– piano, Hammond organ, electric piano
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Peter Drake– dobro, pedal steel guitar
  • Hal Blaine– drums, percussion
  • Jimmie Haskelland, Ernie Freeman – strings
  • Jon Faddis,Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, Alan Rubin – brass
  • Buddy Harman– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Simon except where noted.

  1. Bridge over Troubled Water
  2. El Condor Pasa (If I Could) – Daniel Alomía Robles, arranged by Jorge Milchberg, English lyrics by Paul Simon
  3. Cecilia
  4. Keep the Customer Satisfied
  5. So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
  6. The Boxer
  7. Baby Driver
  8. The Only Living Boy in New York
  9. Why Don’t You Write Me
  10. Bye Bye Love – Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant
  11. Song for the Asking


On January 25, 2010.


On January 25, 2010, “Domino” released “There Is Love in You”, the fifth Four Tet album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Kieran Hebden. “Pitchfork Media” ranked the album at number 27 on its list “The Top 50 Albums of 2010”.


  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Brian Dowling – photography
  • Jason Evans – design, photography

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. Angel Echoes
  2. Love Cry
  3. Circling
  4. Pablo’s Heart
  5. Sing
  6. The Unfolds
  7. Reversing
  8. Plastic People
  9. She Just Likes to Flight

On January 25, 2005.


On January 25, 2005, “Sanctuary Records” released “Side One”, the thirteenth Adrian Belew solo album. It was recorded in 2004 at “Rancho Relaxo & Studio Belew” in USA, and was produced by Adrian Belew.


  • Adrian Belew – all instruments and vocals; production; paintings
  • Les Claypool- bass
  • Danny Carey- drums, tabla,
  • Gary Tussing – cello
  • Peter Hyrka – violin
  • Ian Wallace- the voice of BBC
  • Julie Rust – layout Design

All tracks by Adrian Belew, except where noted.

  1. Ampersand
  2. Writing on the Wall
  3. Matchless Man
  4. Madness – Adrian Belew, Aram Khachaturian
  5. Walk Around the World
  6. Beat Box Guitar
  7. Under the Radar
  8. Elephants
  9. Pause



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