On September 30, 1977.

New Boots and Panties

On September 30, 1977, “Stiff Records” released “New Boots and Panties!!”, the debut Ian Dury album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Workhouse” in London, and was was produced by Peter Jenner, Laurie Latham and Rick Walton. Featuring the singles , “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll”, “Wake Up and Make Love To Me” and “Sweet Gene Vincent”.  “New Boots and Panties!!” is the best selling Dury album, having been certified Platinum in the UK by the “BPI” for 300,000 sold copies and was among the UK’s 30 best selling albums of both 1978 and 1979.

Personnel:

  • Ian Dury– vocals
  • Chaz Jankel– guitars, keyboards
  • Norman Watt-Roy– bass
  • Charley Charles – drums
  • Davey Payne– saxophones
  • Edward Speight – ballad guitar
  • Geoff Castle – Moog synthesizer
  • Chris Gabrin – photography
  • Barney Bubbles– brush lettering

All tracks by Ian Dury and Chaz Jankel, except where noted.

  1. Wake Up and Make Love with Me
  2. Sweet Gene Vincent
  3. I’m Partial to Your Abracadabra
  4. My Old Man – Ian Dury, Steve Nugent
  5. Billericay Dickie – Ian Dury, Steve Nugent
  6. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
  7. Clevor Trever
  8. If I Was With a Woman
  9. Blockheads
  10. Plaistow Patricia – Ian Dury, Steve Nugent
  11. Blackmail Man – Ian Dury, Steve Nugent
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On September 29, 1972.

Sandy

On September 29, 1972, “Island” label released “Sandy”, the second Sandy Denny solo album.      The album was recorded from November 1971 – May 1972 at the “Sound Techniques”, and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Lucas.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny- lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Richard Thompson- electric guitar, ac. guitar, mandolin
  • Trevor Lucas- acoustic guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow- pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Swarbrick- violin
  • John Bundrick- organ, piano
  • Pat Donaldson- bass
  • Timi Donald- drums
  • John Kirkpatrick- concertina
  • Linda Thompson- vocals
  • Harry Robinson- string arrangement
  • Allen Toussaint- brass arrangement \

Track listing:

All compositions by Sandy Denny except where noted.

  1. It’ll Take a Long Time
  2. Sweet Rosemary
  3. For Nobody to Hear
  4. Tomorrow Is a Long Time – Bob Dylan
  5. The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood – music: t lyrics: Richard Fariña
  6. Listen, Listen
  7. The Lady
  8. Bushes and Briars
  9. It Suits Me Well
  10. The Music Weaver

 

On September 25, 1967.

Safe_as_Milk

On September 25, 1967, “Buddah” label released “Safe as Milk, the debut album by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band, It was recorded in April 1967, at the “RCA Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Perry & Bob Krasnow.

Personnel:

  • Don Van Vliet– vocals, bass marimba, harmonica, arrangements, theremin direction
  • Alex St. Clair Snouffer– guitar, bass, background vocals, percussion
  • Jerry Handley – bass, background vocals
  • John French– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Ry Cooder– guitar, slide guitar, bass, percussion, arrangements
  • Samuel Hoffman– theremin \
  • Milt Holland– log drum, tambourine, percussion
  • Taj Mahal– tambourine, percussion
  • Russ Titelman– guitar

All tracks by Herb Bermann and Don Van Vliet except where noted.

  1. Sure ‘Nuff ‘n Yes I Do
  2. Zig Zag Wanderer
  3. Call on Me
  4. Dropout Boogie
  5. I’m Glad
  6. Electricity
  7. Yellow Brick Road
  8. Abba Zaba
  9. Plastic Factory – Van Vliet, Herb Bermann, Jerry Handley
  10. Where There’s Woman
  11. Grown So Ugly – Robert Pete Williams
  12. Autumn’s Child

 

On September 25, 1967.

StrangeDays

On September 25, 1967, “Elektra” label released “Strange Days”, the second Doors studio album. It was recorded May–August 1967 at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul A. Rothchild. The album featured compositions “People Are Strange” and “Love Me Two Times”, and was commercial success immediately after its release.

Personnel:  .

  • Jim Morrison – vocals, percussion, Moog synthesizer
  • Ray Manzarek– Vox Continental organ, Fender Rhodes piano bass, harpsichord, backwards piano, marimba
  • Robby Krieger– guitar
  • John Densmore– drums

All compositions by The Doors

  1. Strange Days
  2. You’re Lost Little Girl
  3. Love Me Two Times
  4. Unhappy Girl
  5. Horse Latitudes
  6. Moonlight Drive
  7. People Are Strange
  8. My Eyes Have Seen You
  9. I Can’t See Your Face In My Mind
  10. When the Music’s Over

On September 24, 1991.

Van Morrison

On September 24, 1991, “Polydor” label released “Hymns to the Silence” the twenty-first Van Morrison studio album.  His first studio double album was recorded in 1990 at “Wool Hall Studios” in Beckington, and at “Townhouse and Westside Studios”, in London, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone
  • Haji Ahkba – flugelhorn
  • Derek Bell- synthesizer
  • The Chieftains
  • Terry Disley- piano
  • Neil Drinkwater – accordion, piano, synthesizer
  • Candy Dulfer- alto saxophone
  • Dave Early- drums, percussion
  • Georgie Fame- piano, Hammond organ, backing vocals
  • Eddie Friel – piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer
  • Steve Gregory- flute, baritone saxophone
  • Carol Kenyon- backing vocals
  • Katie Kissoon- backing vocals
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Paul Robinson – drums
  • Nicky Scott – bass
  • Kate St John- cor anglais

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Professional Jealousy
  2. I’m Not Feeling It Anymore
  3. Ordinary Life
  4. Some Peace of Mind
  5. So Complicated
  6. I Can’t Stop Loving You
  7. Why Must I Always Explain?
  8. Village Idiot
  9. See Me Through, Pt. 2 – traditional
  10. Take Me Back
  11. By His Grace
  12. All Saints Day
  13. Hymns to the Silence
  14. On Hyndford Street
  15. Be Thou My Vision – traditional
  16. Carrying a Torch
  17. Green Mansions
  18. Pagan Streams
  19. Quality Street
  20. It Must Be You
  21. I Need Your Kind of Loving

On September 24, 1991.

Nirvana Nevermind

On September 24, 1991, “DGC” label released “Nevermind” the second Nirvana studio album.  It was recorded in 1991, at “Sound City Studios”, in Van Nuys, and “Smart Studios”,in Madison, and was produced by Butch Vig. This was the first album to feature drummer Dave Grohl. The album feature compositions “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, “Come as You Are”, “Lithium”, and “In Bloom”. “The album was certified Diamond in the US by the “RIIA”. “Nevermind” has sold over 30 million copies worldwide. By January 1992, it had replaced Michael Jackson’s album “Dangerous” at number one on the “Billboard 200” chart.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Cobain– lead and backing vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Krist Novoselic– bass, voice
  • Dave Grohl– drums, backing vocals
  • Chad Channing– cymbals, drums
  • Kirk Canning – cello

All compositions by Kurt Cobain, except where noted.

  1. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic
  2. In Bloom
  3. Come as You Are
  4. Breed
  5. Lithium
  6. Polly
  7. Territorial Pissings – Kurt Cobain, Chet Powers
  8. Drain You
  9. Lounge Act
  10. Stay Away
  11. On a Plain
  12. Something in the Way

 

On September 24, 1971.

Electric warrior

On September 24, 1971, “Fly” label released “Electric Warrior”, the sixth studio T. Rex album. The album was recorded from March–June 1971 at “Trident Studios” and “Advision Studios” in  London,  “Wally Heider Studios” in Los Angeles and “Media Sound Studios” in New York, and was produced by Tony Visconti. “Electric Warrior” is band’s first album with “glammier” style of rock known as glam rock. The cover artwork was designed by art design group Hipgnosis, based on a photograph taken by Kieron “Spud” Murphy at concert at the “Albert Hall”, Nottingham on May 14, 1971.

Personnel:

  • Marc Bolan– vocals, guitar
  • Mickey Finn– conga drums, bongos
  • Steve Currie– bass guitar
  • Bill Legend– drums
  • Howard Kaylan– backing vocals
  • Mark Volman– backing vocals
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Ian McDonald– saxophone
  • Burt Collins – flugelhorn

All compositions by Marc Bolan.

  1. Mambo Sun
  2. Cosmic Dancer
  3. Jeepster
  4. Monolith
  5. Lean Woman Blues
  6. Get It On
  7. Planet Queen
  8. Girl
  9. The Motivator
  10. Life’s a Gas
  11. Rip Off

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