On September 22, 1978, “All Life” label released “Gitane”, an album by Charlie Haden and Christian Escoudé. It was recorded in September 1978, at “Studio Des Champs Elysees” in Paris, and was produced by Alain Boucanus and Eymeric Adam.
Charlie Haden – double bass
Christian Escoudé – guitar
All tracks by Django Reinhardt except where noted.
In August 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Caravan to Midnight”, the sixth Robin Trower studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Wally Heider Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Don Davis.
Robin Trower – guitar
James Dewar – vocals
Rustee Allen – bass
Bill Lordan – drums
Paulinho da Costa – percussion
Pete Ellis Bishop – engineer
Chris Desmond, Ralph Osborn – engineer assistant
Hipgnosis – art direction
George Hardie – illustration, design
All tracks by James Dewar and Robin Trower except where noted
On July 27, 1979, “Riva Records” label released “John Cougar”, the third John Mellencamp studio album. It was recorded in 1978 at “AIR Studios” in London, and in 1979, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Ron Albert, Howard Albert and John Punter.
John Mellencamp – vocal, guitar
Larry Crane – guitars, backing vocals
Mike “Chief” Wanchic – guitars, backing vocals
Brian Bec Var – piano, keyboards
Robert “Ferd” Frank – bass
Tom Knowles – drums
Don Gehman – engineer
All tracks by John Mellencamp, except where noted.
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