On November 30, 1978, “Ralph” label released “Duck Stab!/Buster & Glen” (later renamed as Duck Stab), the fifth Residents (The) album. It was recorded October 1977 – August 1978, and was produced by The Residents.
In November 1978, “Rounder” label released “Move It on Over”, the second George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Dimension Sound Studios, Boston, MA, and was produced by George Thorogood, Ken Irwin and John Nagy.
George Thorogood – vocals, guitar
Uncle Meat Pennington – tambourine, maracas
Billy Blough – bass
Jeff Simon – vocals, drums
John Nagy – engineer
Susan Marsh – design
David Gahr – front cover photography
Move It On Over – Hank Williams
Who Do You Love? – Bo Diddley
The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
Cocaine Blues – T.J. Arnall
It Wasn’t Me – Chuck Berry
That Same Thing – Willie Dixon
So Much Trouble – Brownie McGhee
I’m Just Your Good Thing – James Moore
Baby Please Set a Date – Homesick James Williamson
On October 25, 1978, “Nippon Columbia” label released “Thousand Knives”, the debut Ryuichi Sakamoto album. It was recorded April – July 1978, at “Columbia Studios 1, 2 and 4” in Tokyo, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Ryuichi Sakamoto – synthesizer (Moog III-C with Roland MC-8 Microcomposer, Polymoog, Minimoog, Micromoog, Oberheim Eight Voice Polyphonic with Digital Programmer, ARP Odyssey, KORG PS-3100 Polyphonic), vocoder (Korg VC-10), analog sequencer (KORG SQ-10), Syn-Drums, piano, marimba, orchestration, liner notes
On September 21, 1979, “Epic” label released “Dream Police”, the fourth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Werman. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.
Robin Zander – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
Rick Nielsen – lead guitar, backing vocals
Tom Petersson – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
Bun E. Carlos – drums, percussion
Jai Winding – organ, piano, keyboards, synth
Steve Lukather – guitar
Gary Ladinsky – engineer
Mike Beiriger – engineers
Ken Adamany – assistant engineer
George Marino – mastering
Steve Dessau – design
Paula Scher – design
Reid Miles – photography
All tracks by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.
Way of the World – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
The House Is Rockin’ (With Domestic Problems) – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen
Gonna Raise Hell
I’ll Be with You Tonight – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Bun E. Carlos, Tom Petersson
In August 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Strikes Again”, the third Rose Royce album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Sound Factory West”, “One Step Up Recording Studio”, “Westlake Studios”, “Fort Knox Recording Studio”, and was produced by Norman Whitfield.
On July 22, 1979. “ECM” label released “Photo with Blue Sky, White Cloud, Wires, Windows and a Red Roof”, the eleventh Jan Garbarek album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.