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On May 30, 1979.

On May 30, 1979, “A&M” label released “Where I Should Be”, the sixth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded November 1978 – May 1979, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Tower of Power- horn section
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums
  • Bob Mayo- keyboards
  • Eddie N. Watkins Jr.- bass
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Stanley Sheldon– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Stand It No More
  2. Got My Feet Back on the Ground – Peter Frampton, Rodney Eckerman
  3. Where I Should Be (Monkey’s Song)
  4. Everything I Need – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
  5. May I Baby – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  6. You Don’t Know Like I Know – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  7. She Don’t Reply
  8. We’ve Just begun – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
  9. Take Me by the Hand
  10. It’s a Sad Affair
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On May 19, 2016.

On May 19, 2016, John Berry died aged 52. He was singer and guitarist, best known as the founding member of the band Beastie Boys, and creator of the band’s name. In 1978 he formed the band Young Aborigines, who later became the Beastie Boys.

 

In January 1978.

In January 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Endless Wire” the thirteenth Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in November 1978, at “Eastern Sound Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Gordon Lightfoot.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot- vocals, six and twelve-string guitar, high-string guitar, electric guitar
  • Terry Clements – lead guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Tom Szczesniak – bass guitar
  • Pee Wee Charles – steel guitar
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Barry Keane – drums, percussion
  • Doug Riley- orchestration, piano
  • Jack Zaza – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Daylight Katy
  2. Sweet Guinevere
  3. Hangdog Hotel Room
  4. If There’s a Reason
  5. Endless Wire
  6. Dreamland
  7. Songs the Minstrel Sang
  8. Sometimes I Don’t Mind
  9. If Children Had Wings
  10. The Circle Is Small

 

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Esoteric” label released “Of Queues and Cures”, the second National Health studio album. It was recorded in July 1978, at “Ridge Farm Studio” and was produced by Mike Dunne.

Personnel:

  • Dave Stewart- organ, electric piano, piano, minimoog
  • Phil Miller- guitar
  • John Greaves- bass, piano innards, crooning
  • Pip Pyle- drums, breakage, percussion, handclaps
  • Selwyn Baptiste- steel drums
  • Rick Biddulph – bass, organ solo
  • Peter Blegvad- spoken word excerpt
  • Georgie Born- cellos
  • Jimmy Hastings- clarinets, bass clarinet, flute
  • Phil Minton- trumpets
  • Paul Nieman – trombones
  • Keith Thompson – oboe
  • Mike Dunne, Brian Gaylor – engineer

Track listing:

  1. The Bryden Two-Step (For Amphibians), Pt. 1 – Dave Stewart
  2. The Collapso – Dave Stewart
  3. Squarer for Maud – John Greaves
  4. Dreams Wide Awake – Phil Miller
  5. Binoculars – Pip Pyle
  6. Phlâkatön – Pip Pyle
  7. The Bryden Two-Step (For Amphibians), Pt. 2 – Dave Stewart

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Disques Dreyfus” label released “Équinoxe”, the fourth Jean-Michel Jarre studio album. It was recorded January – August 1978, and was produced by Jean-Michel Jarre.

Personnel:

Jean-Michel Jarre – ARP 2600 Synthesizer, EMS Synthi AKS, VCS 3 Synthesizer, Yamaha CS-60, Oberheim TVS-1A, RMI Harmonic Synthesizer, RMI Keyboard Computer, ELKA 707, Korg Polyphonic Ensemble 2000, Eminent 310U, Mellotron, ARP Sequencer, Oberheim Digital Sequencer, Geiss Matrisequencer 250, Geiss Rhythmicomputer (a custom designed programmable rhythm box), EMSVocoder

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Michel Jarre.

  1. Équinoxe Part 1
  2. Équinoxe Part 2
  3. Équinoxe Part 3
  4. Équinoxe Part 4
  5. Équinoxe Part 5
  6. Équinoxe Part 6
  7. Équinoxe Part 7
  8. Équinoxe Part 8

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “RTV Ljubljana” label released “Infarkt”,the second Atomsko sklonište studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Akademik Studio” in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and was produced by Ivo Umek and Bruno Langer.

Personnel:

  • Sergio Blažić Đoser – vocals
  • Dragan Gužvan – guitar
  • Paul Bilandžić – organ, vocals
  • Saša Dadić – drums
  • Bruno Langer – bass guitar, vocals
  • Boško B. Obradović – recitation
  • Tone Stojko – photography
  • Aco Razbornik – engineer

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruno Langer, Dragan Gužvan and Sergio Blažić.

  1. Na proplanku čeka cvijet
  2. Na kraju stoljeća
  3. Infarkt
  4. Rađaju se nova djeca
  5. Bez kaputa
  6. Djevojka broj 8
  7. Pakleni vozači
  8. Zvao sam i miliciju
  9. Periferni vremeplov
  10. Oni što dolaze za nama

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Polydor” label released “Backless”, the sixth Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Glyn Johns. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – guitars, vocals
  • Dick Sims – keyboards
  • Marcy Levy– vocals
  • George Terry– guitar
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar, vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Benny Gallagherand Graham Lyle – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Walk Out in the Rain – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  2. Watch Out for Lucy – Eric Clapton
  3. I’ll Make Love to You Anytime – J.J. Cale
  4. Roll It – Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy
  5. Tell Me That You Love Me – Eric Clapton
  6. If I Don’t Be There by Morning – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  7. Early in the Morning – traditional arranged by Eric Clapton
  8. Promises – Richard Feldman, Roger Linn
  9. Golden Ring – Eric Clapton
  10. Tulsa Time – Danny Flowers