On October 30, 1971.

PinkFloyd Meddle

On October 30, 1971, “Harvest” label released “Meddle”, the sixth Pink Floyd studio album.  It was recorded January – August 1971, at the “AIR Studios”, “Abbey Road Studios”, and “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright and Nick Mason. The album cover was designed by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • David Gilmour– guitar, lead vocals, bass, harmonica
  • Roger Waters– bass, acoustic guitar, lead vocals
  • Richard Wright– Hammond organ, piano, co-lead vocals, Farfisa organ
  • Nick Mason– drums, percussion, vocal phrase
  • Seamus the Dog – vocals

Track listing:

  1. One of These Days – Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
  2. A Pillow of Winds – David Gilmour, Roger Waters
  3. Fearless – David Gilmour, Roger Waters
  4. San Tropez – Roger Waters
  5. Seamus – David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Roger Waters, Nick Mason
  6. Echoes – David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason, Roger Waters
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On October 30, 1967.

Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Again

On October 30, 1967, “Atco” label released “Buffalo Springfield Again” the second Buffalo Springfield album.  It was recorded July – September 1967, and was produced by Ahmet Ertegün, Richie Furay, Jim Messina, Jack Nitzsche, Stephen Stills and Neil Young.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Stills- organ, lead and rhythm guitar, piano, keyboard, vocals
  • Neil Young- lead and rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Richie Furay- rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Dewey Martin- drums, vocals
  • Bruce Palmer- bass
  • Norris Badeaux – baritone saxophone
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • James Burton- Dobro, guitar
  • Charlie Chin – banjo
  • Merry Clayton– vocal
  • David Crosby- backing vocal
  • Jim Fielder– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Doug Hastings – guitar
  • Brenda Holloway – vocal
  • Patrice Holloway – vocal
  • Jim Horn– clarinet
  • Gloria Jones – vocal
  • Carol Kaye– bass
  • Shirley Matthews – vocal
  • Harvey Newmark – bass
  • Gracia Nitzsche – vocal
  • Jack Nitzsche- electric piano
  • Don Randi – piano, harpsichord
  • Chris Sarns – guitar
  • Russ Titelman– guitar
  • Bobby West – bass
  • Design: Loring Eutemey
  • Illustrations: Eve Babitz

Track listingL

  1. Soul – Neil Young
  2. A Child’s Claim to Fame – Richie Furay
  3. Everydays – Stephen Stills
  4. Expecting to Fly – Neil Young
  5. Bluebird – Stephen Stills
  6. Hung Upside Down – Stephen Stills
  7. Sad Memory – Richie Furay
  8. Good Time Boy – Richie Furay
  9. Rock & Roll Woman – Stephen Stills
  10. Broken Arrow – Neil Young

 

On October 28, 1977.

Queen_News_Of_The_World

On October 28, 1977, “EMI” label released “News of the World”, the sixth Queen studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, at “Sarm West” and “Wessex Studios” in London, and was produced by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon, and co-produced by Mike Stone. The album featured tracks “We Will Rock You”, “We Are the Champions” and “Spread Your Wings”, and sold in more than 10 million copies worldwide. The album’s cover was a painting by American sci-fi artist Frank Kelly Freas.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Mercury: lead and backing vocals, piano, cowbell
  • Brian May: electricand acoustic guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals, maracas
  • Roger Taylor: drums, percussion, lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, bass guitar
  • John Deacon: bass guitars, Spanish guitar

Track listing:

  1. We Will Rock You – Brian May
  2. We Are the Champions – Freddie Mercury
  3. Sheer Heart Attack – Roger Taylor
  4. All Dead, All Dead – Brian May
  5. Spread Your Wings – John Deacon
  6. Fight from the Inside – Roger Taylor
  7. Get Down, Make Love – Freddie Mercury
  8. Sleeping the Sidewalk – Brian May
  9. Who Needs You – John Deacon
  10. It’s Late – Brian May
  11. My Melancholy Blues – Freddie Mercury

On October 28, 1972.

Talking_Book

On October 28, 1972, “Tamla” label released “Talking Book”, the fifteenth Stevie Wonder album. It was recorded in 1972 and was produced by Stevie Wonder, Robert Margouleff and Malcolm Cecil.The album featured “You Are the Sunshine of My Life”, song that earned Wonder his first “Grammy Award”, for “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance”.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Wonder – lead and background vocals, Fender Rhodes, drums, Moog bass, piano, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
  • Jim Gilstrap– lead and background vocal
  • Lani Groves – lead and background vocal
  • Gloria Barley – background vocal
  • Scott Edwards – electric bass
  • Daniel Ben Zebulon – congas
  • Ray Parker Jr.– electric guitar
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Deniece Williams– background vocal
  • Shirley Brewer – background vocal
  • Trevor Laurence – tenor saxophone
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Debra Wilson – background vocal
  • Shirley Brewer – background vocal
  • Loris Harvin (Delores Harvin) – background vocal
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Buzz Feiten(Howard “Buzz” Feiten) – electric guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Stevie Wonder except where noted.

  1. You Are the Sunshine of My Life
  2. Maybe Your Baby
  3. You and I
  4. Tuesday Heartbreak
  5. You’ve Got It Bad Girl – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  6. Superstition
  7. Big Brother
  8. Blame it on the Sun – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  9. Looking for Another Pure Love – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  10. I Believe – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright

On October 28, 1966.

Face_to_Face

On October 28, 1966 “Pye” label released “Face to Face”, the fourth Kinks studio album.  It was recorded from October 1965 – June  1966, at the “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, mellotron
  • Dave Davies– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Pete Quaife– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Dalton– bass guitar
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards, piano
  • Rasa Davies – backing vocals

Track listing:

All compositions by Ray Davies.

  1. Party Line
  2. Rosie Won’t You Please Com Home
  3. Dandy
  4. Too Much on My Mind
  5. Session Man
  6. Rainy Day in June
  7. A House in the Country
  8. Holiday in Waikiki
  9. Most Exclusive Residence for Sale
  10. Fancy
  11. Little Miss Queen of Darkness
  12. You’re Looking Fine
  13. Sunny Afternoon
  14. I’ll Remember

On October 27, 1982.

1999

On October 27, 1982, “Warner Bros” label released “1999”, the fifth Prince studio album.  It was recorded in 1982 at the “Kiowa Trail Home Studio” in Minnesota and “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Prince. In 2008 the album was inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”, and in 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “1999” on number 163 on it’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Prince- vocals, all instruments
  • Dez Dickerson- co-lead vocals, guitar solos and backing vocals
  • Lisa Coleman- co-lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Jill Jones- co-lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Wendy Melvoin- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince.

  1. 1999
  2. Little Red Corvette
  3. Delirious
  4. Let’s Pretend We’re Married
  5. M.S.R.
  6. Automatic
  7. Something in the Water
  8. Free
  9. Lady Cab Driver
  10. All the Critics Love U in New York
  11. International Lover

On October 27, 1977.

Never_Mind_the_Bollocks,_Here's_the_Sex_Pistols

On October 27, 1977, “Virgin” label released “Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols”, the only Sex Pistols studio album. It was recorded October 1976 / March–June 1977 / August 1977, at the “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Bill Price.

 

Personnel:

  • Johnny Rotten– lead vocals
  • Steve Jones– guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Sid Vicious– bass guitar
  • Glen Matlock– bass guitar
  • Paul Cook– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Rotten, Paul Cook, Steve Jones and Sid Vicious.

  1. Holidays in the Sun
  2. Liar
  3. No Feelings
  4. God Save the Queen
  5. Problems
  6. Seventeen
  7. Anarchy in the UK
  8. Bodies
  9. Pretty Vacant
  10. New York
  11. E.M.I.

 

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