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On October 13, 1978.

On October 13, 1978, “Stiff” label released “The Wonderful World of Wreckless Eric”, the second Wreckless Eric studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Britannia Row Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Solley.

Personnel:

  • Wreckless Eric – vocals
  • Malcolm Morley- acoustic and electric guitar
  • Eunan Brady – electric guitar
  • John Brown – bass guitar
  • Geir Waade – drums
  • Pete Solley– keyboards
  • Jo Partridge – electric guitar solos, Spanish guitar solo
  • Dick Hanson, John Earle – brass
  • Choir of The Latter Day Church of Non-Believers – choir
  • Gary Taylor – bass voice choir

Track listing:

All tracks by Wreckless Eric, except where noted.
Walking On The Surface of the Moon

  1. Take The Cash
  2. Dizzy – Freddy Weller, Tommy Roe
  3. Veronica
  4. Roll Over Rock-Ola
  5. I Wish It Would Rain
  6. The Final Taxi
  7. Let’s Go to the Pictures
  8. Girlfriend
  9. Crying, Waiting, Hoping – Buddy Holly
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On October 6, 1978.

On October 6, 1978, “MCA” label released “No Smoke Without Fire”, the ninth  Wishbone Ash studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Martin Turner– vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Powell– vocals, guitar
  • Laurie Wisefield– vocals, guitar
  • Steve Upton– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Wisefield except where noted.

  1. You See Red
  2. Baby the Angels Are Here – Martin Turner
  3. Ships in the Sky
  4. Stand and Deliver
  5. Anger in Harmony – Andy Powell, Laurie Wisefield, Martin Turner
  6. Like a Child – Martin Turner
  7. The Way of the World (Part 1)
  8. The Way of the World (Part 2)

 

On September 8, 1978.

On September 8, 1978, “Charisma” label released “Masques”, the third Brand X studio album. It was recorded May – June 1978, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Robin Lumley.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– guitar
  • Peter Robinson– keyboards
  • Percy Jones– bass
  • Chuck Burgi– drums
  • Morris Pert– percussion, electric piano

Track listing:

  1. The Poke – John Goodsall
  2. Masques – Percy Jones, Peter Robinson
  3. Black Moon – Morris Pert
  4. Deadly Nightshade – Morris Pert
  5. Earth Dance – Morris Pert
  6. Access to Data – John Goodsall
  7. The Ghost of Mayfield Lodge – Percy Jones

On August 14, 1978.

On August 14, 1978, “Philly Jazz” label released “Lanquidity”, the 49th Sun Ra studio album. It was recorded on July 17, 1978, at “Blank tapes Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Sun Ra.

Personnel:

  • Sun Ra – vocals, organ, synthesizer, piano, keyboards, Hammond organ, electric piano, bells, Arp, Fender Rhodes, orchestra bells, Mini Moog, arranger
  • John Gilmore –  tenor saxophone
  • Danny Ray Thompson – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Eddie Gale – trumpet
  • Michael Ray – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Marshall Allen – flute, oboe, alto saxophone
  • Luqman Ali – percussion
  • Michael Anderson – percussion
  • Artaukatune – drums, tympani
  • Disco Kid ( Slo Johnson ) – guitar
  • Dale Williams – guitar
  • Atakatun Odun –  congas
  • Elo Omoe – Flute, bass clarinet
  • Julian Pressley – baritone saxophone
  • James Jacson – oboe, basson, flute, voices
  • June Tyson -voices

Track listing:

All tracks by Sun Ra.

  1. Lanquidity
  2. Where Pathways Meet
  3. That’s How I Feel
  4. Twin Stars of Thence
  5. There Are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of)

 

On June 1, 1978.

On June 1, 1978, “Stiff” label released the self-titled, debut Wreckless Eric album. It was recorded 1977 – 1978, at “Bar Snack Studios” and was produced by Barry Farmer, Larry Wallis, Ian Dury and Nick Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Wreckless Eric – vocals, guitars, drums
  • Barry Payne – bass guitar
  • Charlie Hart – Vox organ; accordion, Farfisa organ, piano
  • David Lutton – drums
  • Davey Payne- alto and tenor saxophone
  • Steve Currie- bass guitar
  • John Glyn – tenor saxophone
  • Nick Lowe- bass, guitars
  • Steve Goulding– drums
  • Larry Wallis– guitar
  • The Lillettes – backing vocals
  • Chas Herington – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Wreckless Eric, except where noted.

  1. Reconnez Cherie
  2. Rags and Tatter
  3. Waxworks
  4. Telephoning Home
  5. Grown Ups
  6. Whole Wide World
  7. Rough Kids – Ian Dury, Russell Hardy
  8. Personal Hygiene
  9. Brain Thieves
  10. There Isn’t Anything Else

On May 5, 2003.

On May 5, 2003, “Polydor” label released “Jet Set Jewel”, the sixth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded August-October 1978, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” and “Trident Studios”.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, piano, cello
  • Hughie Burns – guitars, backing vocals
  • Tony Hymas- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Simon Phillips- drums, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophone

Track listing:

  1. The Boy – Jack Bruce, David Hart
  2. Head in the Sun – Tony Hymas, Pete Brown
  3. Neighbour, Neighbour – Alton Valier
  4. Childsong – Jack Bruce, Tony Hymas, Pete Brown
  5. Jet Set Jewel – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  6. Please – Tony Hymas
  7. Maybe the Dawn – Tony Hymas, Pete Brown
  8. Mickey the Fiddler – Jack Bruce, David Hart
  9. She’s Moving On – Jack Bruce, David Hart
  10. The Best Is Still to Come – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown

On April 13, 1978.

On April 13, 1978, “Atlantic” label released “Almighty Fire”, the twenty-fourth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January – March 1978, at “Curtom Studios” in Chicago, IL, “ABC Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, CA, “Whitney Recording Studios” in Glendale, CA, and was produced by Curtis Mayfield.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, cover art concept
  • Curtis Mayfield– guitar
  • Gary Thompson – guitar
  • Joseph “Lucky” Scott – bass guitar
  • Donnell Hagan – drums
  • Henry Gibson– congas
  • Rich Tufo – keyboards, arrangements
  • Lenard Druss – horns contractor
  • Sol Bobrov – strings contractor
  • Alfonzo Surrett – background vocals
  • Mattie Butler – background vocals
  • Ricki Linton – background vocals
  • Denese Heard and the Jones Girls– background vocals
  • Roger Anfinsen, Fred Breitberg – engineers
  • Roger Anfinsen – remix
  • Dennis King – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Mayfield, except where noted.

  1. Almighty Fire (Woman of the Future)
  2. Lady, Lady
  3. More Than Just a Joy
  4. Keep On Loving You
  5. I Needed You Baby
  6. Close to You
  7. No Matter Who You Love
  8. This You Can Believe
  9. I’m Your Speed – Aretha Franklin, Glynn Turman