On October 24, 1975.

Roxy Music Siren

On October 24, 1975, “Island” label released “Siren”, the fifth Roxy Music album.  It was recorded June – September 1975, at the “Air Studios” in London and was produced by Chris Thomas. The album was ranked number 371 on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s 2003 list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • John Gustafson– bass
  • Eddie Jobson– violin, synthesizers, keyboards
  • Andy Mackay– oboe, saxophone
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Paul Thompson– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry except where noted.

  1. Love is the Drug – Brian Ferry, Andy Mackay
  2. End of the Line
  3. Sentimental Fool – Brian Ferry, Andy Mackay
  4. Whirlwind – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  5. She Sells – Brian Ferry, Eddie Jobson
  6. Could it Happen to Me?
  7. Both Ends Burning
  8. Nightingale – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  9. Just Another High

On October 23, 1970.


On October 23, 1970, “Charisma” label released “Trespass” the second Genesis studio album. It was recorded June – July 1970, at the “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony.


  • Tony Banks: organ, acoustic and electric pianos, mellotron, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Gabriel: lead vocals, flute, accordion, bass drum, tambourine
  • John Mayhew: drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Anthony Phillips: electric guitar, acoustic guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals
  • Mike Rutherford: bass guitar, acoustic guitar, nylon string guitar, cello, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks, Peter Gabriel, Anthony Phillips, and Mike Rutherford.

  1. Looking for Someone
  2. White Mountain
  3. Visions of Angels
  4. Stagnation
  5. Dusk
  6. The Knife

On October 23, 1970.


On October 23, 1970, “Bizzare” label released “Chunga’s Revenge”, the second Frank Zappa solo album. It was recorded July 1969 – August  1970, and was produced by Frank Zappa.


  • Frank Zappa– guitar, vocals, harpsichord, Condor, drums and percussions
  • Ian Underwood– organ, rhythm guitar, piano, electric piano, alto saxophone, pipe organ, electric alto saxophone with wah-wah pedal, tenor saxophone, grand piano
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, tambourine
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • Jeff Simmons– bass, vocals
  • George Duke– organ, electric piano, vocal sound effects , trombone
  • Howard Kaylan– vocals
  • Mark Volman– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Don “Sugarcane” Harris– organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa

  1. Transylvania Boogie
  2. Road Ladies
  3. Twenty Small Cigars
  4. The Nancy & Mary Music
  5. Tell Me You Love Me
  6. Would You Go All The Way
  7. Chunga’s Revenge
  8. The Clap
  9. Rudy Wants to Buy Yez a Drink
  10. Sharleena



On October 22, 1990.

Pet Shop Boys - Behaviour

On October 22, 1990, “Parlaphone” label released “Behaviour”, the fourth Pet Shop Boys studio album.  It was recorded May – June 1990 at the “Red Deer” in Munich and “Sarm West” in London, and was produced by Harold Faltemeyer, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.

  • Neil Tennant– vocals, guitar
  • Chris Lowe– keyboards, programming, vocoder
  • Dominic Clarke – plastic tube
  • J. Belle, Johnny Marr– guitar
  • Angelo Badalamenti– orchestra arrangement and conduction
  • Alexander Bălănescu– string quartet arrangement
  • The Balanescu Quartet– strings
  • Jay Henry – additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.

  1. Being Boring
  2. This Must Be the Place I Waited Years to Leave
  3. To Face the Truth
  4. How Can You Expect to Be Taken Seriously?
  5. Only the Wind
  6. My October Symphony
  7. So Hard
  8. Nervously
  9. The End of the World
  10. Jealousy


On October 22, 1970.


On October 22, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Miles Davis at Fillmore”, live album by Miles Davis. It was recorded on four consecutive days, from June 17 through June 20, 1970, at the “Fillmore East” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.


  • Miles Davis: trumpet
  • Steve Grossman: tenorand soprano sax
  • Chick Corea: Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Keith Jarrett: electronic organ
  • Dave Holland: acousticand electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette: drums
  • Airto Moreira: percussion, cuica

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Wednesday Miles
  2. Thursday Miles
  3. Friday Miles
  4. Saturday Miles

On October 22, 1969.


On October 22, 1969, “Atlantic” label released “Led Zeppelin II”, the second Led Zeppelin studio album. It was recorded January – August 1969, at several locations in the United Kingdom and North America, and was produced by Jimmy Page. In 1989,  “Spin”  magazine ranked the album at number 5 on its list of “The 25 Greatest Albums of All Time”; in 2000, “Q” magazine ranked “Led Zeppelin II” at number 37 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”; in 2003, Rolling Stone” magazine the album at number 75 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time “Led Zeppelin II” was the band’s first album to reach number one in the UK and the US. “Led Zeppelin II” was ranked 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 9 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 4 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 12× Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”.


  • Robert Plant– lead vocals, harmonica
  • John Bonham– drums, timpani
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, organ
  • Jimmy Page– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals, theremin

Track listing:

  1. Whole Lotta Love – John Bonham, Willie Dixon, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  2. What Is and What Should Never Be – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  3. The Lemon Song – John Bonham, Chester Burnett, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  4. Thank You – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  5. Heartbreaker – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  6. Living Loving Maid – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  7. Ramble On – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  8. Moby Dick – John Bonham, John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page
  9. Bring It On Home – Willie Dixon


On October 21, 1985.

Once Upon a Time Simple Minds

On October 21, 1985, “Virgin” label released “Once Upon a Time”, the seventh Simple Minds studio album. It was recorded May 1985 at “The Town House”, in London, and was produced by Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain.


  • Jim Kerr– vocals
  • Charlie Burchill– guitar
  • Michael MacNeil– piano, synthesizer
  • Mel Gaynor– drums, vocals
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Carlos Alomar– backing vocals
  • Michael Beenof The Call – backing vocals
  • Robin Clark– vocals
  • Sue Hadjopoulos – percussion
  • Frank Simmsand George Simms of The Simms Brothers Band – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill and Mick MacNeil

  1. Once Upon a Time
  2. All the Things She Said
  3. Ghost Dancing
  4. Alive and Kicking
  5. Oh Jungleland
  6. I Wish You Were Here
  7. Sanctify Yourself
  8. Come a Long Way

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