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On July 28, 1979.

On July 28, 1979, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut Flying Lizards album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Berry Street Studio”, “Brixton Academy” in London, and in New York City, Munich, and Maidstone, and was produced by David Cunningham.

Personnel:

  • David Cunningham – engineer
  • Steve Beresford – guitar, bass, keyboards
  • David Toop
  • Michael Upton
  • Julian Marshall
  • Dave Hunt – engineer
  • Laurie Rae Chamberlain – sleeve art
  • Richard Rayner-Canham – sleeve art, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Cunningham except where noted

  1. Der Song von Mandelay (Mandelay Song) – Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
  2. Her Story – Dave Solomon, David Cunningham, General-Strike, Vivien Goldman
  3. TV – David Cunningham, Deborah Evans-Stickland, General-Strike
  4. Russia
  5. Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capehart
  6. Money (That’s What I Want) – Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford
  7. The Flood
  8. Trouble
  9. Events During Flood
  10. The Window – Vivien Goldman

In June 1980.

In June 1980, “Sky” label released “Selbstportrait Vol. III Reise durch Arcadien, the fifth Hans-Joachim Roedelius album. It was recorded 1978 -1980, and was produced by Hans-Joachim Roedelius.

Personnel:

  • Hans-Joachim Roedelius- piano, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Hans-Joachim Roedelius.

  1. Sonntags
  2. Geburtstag
  3. Fieber
  4. Hockzeit
  5. Geradewohl
  6. Erinnerung
  7. Zuversicht
  8. Stimmung

 

In June 1978.

In June 1978, “True North Records” label released “Further Adventures”, the eighth Bruce Cockburn studio album. It was recorded April – May 1978 and was produced by Eugene Martynec.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Cockburn – vocals, guitar
  • Robert Boucher – bass guitar
  • Bob DiSalle – drums
  • Eugene Martynec – guitar
  • Kathryn Moses – flute
  • Beverly Glenn-Copeland– backing vocals
  • Marty Nagler – backing vocals
  • Tommy Graham – backing vocals
  • Brent Titcomb– backing vocals
  • Shingoore – backing vocals
  • Romney Abramson – backing vocals
  • Marcel Mousette – translation
  • Ken Friesen – engineer
  • Peter Holcomb – engineer’s assistant
  • Bart Schoales – art direction
  • Fred Bird – model photograph
  • Bernie Finkelstein – direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Cockburn.

  1. Rainfall
  2. A Montréal Song
  3. Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand
  4. Prenons La Mer
  5. Red Ships Take Off In the Distance
  6. Laughter
  7. Bright Sky
  8. Feast of Fools
  9. Can I Go With You
  10. Nanzen Ji

In June 1978.

In June 1978, “New World” label released “Cecil Taylor Unit”, the 25th Cecil Taylor album. It was recorded in April 1978, at “Columbia Recording Studios”, and was produced by Sam Parkins, during the same session that produced “3 Phasis” album.

Personnel:

  • Cecil Taylor: piano
  • Jimmy Lyons: alto saxophone
  • Raphe Malik: trumpet
  • Ramsey Ameen: violin
  • Sirone: bass
  • Ronald Shannon Jackson: drums
  • Ken Robertson – engineer
  • Don Puluse – engineer, mixing, editing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • David X. Young – artwork
  • Elaine Sherer Cox – design
  • Ramsey Ameen, Spencer Richards – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Cecil Taylor.

  1. Idut
  2. Serdab
  3. Holiday En Masque

 

On June 25, 1979.

On June 25, 1979, “ECM” label released “Solo”, the 13th Egberto Gismonti album. It was recorded in November 1978, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

Egberto Gismonti – voice, 8-string guitar, piano, surdo, cooking bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Egberto Gismonti, except where noted.

  1. Selva Amazonica/Pau Rolou
  2. Ano Zero – Geraldo Carneiro, Egberto Gismonti
  3. Frevo
  4. Salvador
  5. Ciranda Nordestina

In June 1978.

In June 1978, “New World Label” released “3 Phasis”, the 26th Cecil Taylor album. It was recorded in April 1978, at “Columbia Recording Studios” and was produced by Sam Parkins.

Personnel:

  • Cecil Taylor: piano
  • Jimmy Lyons: alto saxophone
  • Raphe Malik: trumpet
  • Ramsey Ameen: violin
  • Sirone: bass
  • Ronald Shannon Jackson: drums
  • Don Puluse – engineer
  • Ken Robertson – assistant engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Paul Jenkins – cover art
  • Michael Sonino – design cover
  • Marc Brasz – photography
  • Gary Giddins – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Cecil Taylor.

  1. 3 Phasis
  2. 3 Phasis
  3. 3 Phasis
  4. 3 Phasis
  5. 3 Phasis

In June 1978.

In June 1978, “Pablo” label released “How Long Has This Been Going On?” the 43rd Sarah Vaughan album. It was recorded in April 1978 and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Sarah Vaughan– vocal
  • Oscar Peterson– piano
  • Joe Pass– guitar
  • Ray Brown– double bass
  • Louie Bellson– drums

Track listing:

  1. I’ve Got the World on a String – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  2. Midnight Sun – Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer
  3. How Long Has This Been Going On? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  4. You’re Blasé – Ord Hamilton, Bruce Sievier
  5. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  6. More Than You Know – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  8. Teach Me Tonight – Sammy Cahn, Gene de Paul
  9. Body and Soul – Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green
  10. When Your Lover Has Gone – Einar Aaron Swan

On June 15, 1979.

On June 15, 1979, “Charisma” label released “PXR5”, the ninth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded September 1977 – June 1978, at “Leicester”, “De Montfort Hall”, “Hammersmith Odeon” in London, “Rockfield Studios” and “Week Park Farm” in Devon, and was produced by Robert Calver, Dave Brock, Adrian Shaw, Simon House, and Simon King.

Personnel:

  • Robert Calvert– vocals
  • Dave Brock– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Adrian Shaw– bass guitar
  • Simon House– violin, keyboards
  • Simon King– drums
  • Dave Charles, Anton Matthews – engineer
  • Phillip Tonkyn – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Death Trap – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  2. Jack of Shadows – Robert Calvert, Simon House, Adrian Shaw
  3. Uncle Sam’s on Mars – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock, Simon House, Simon King
  4. Infinity – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  5. Life Form – Dave Brock
  6. Robot – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  7. High Rise – Robert Calvert, Simon House
  8. PXR5 – Dave Brock

 

On June 8, 1979.

On June 8, 1979, “Swan Song” label released “Repeat When Necessary”, the fifth Dave Edmunds album. It was recorded in 1978 and was produced by Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Dave Edmunds– vocals, guitars, piano
  • Billy Murray (Billy Bremner)– guitar, backing vocals
  • Nick Lowe– bass, backing vocals
  • Terry Williams– drums
  • Huey Lewis– harmonica
  • Albert Lee– guitar
  • Roger Bechirian– piano

Track listing:

  1. Girls Talk – Elvis Costello
  2. Crawling from the Wreckage – Graham Parker
  3. The Creature from the Black Lagoon – Billy Bremner
  4. Sweet Little Lisa – Donivan Cowart, Martin Cowart, Hank DeVito
  5. Dynamite – Ian Samwell
  6. Queen of Hearts – Hank DeVito
  7. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  8. Goodbye Mr. Good Guy – Pat Meager, Billy Bremner
  9. Take Me for a Little While – Trade Martin
  10. We Were Both Wrong – Billy Bremner
  11. Bad Is Bad – Alex Call, John Ciambotti, Sean Hopper, Huey Lewis, John McFee, Michael Schriener

On June 1, 1978.

On June 1, 1978, “Arista” label released “Pyramid”, the third Alan Parsons Project album. It was recorded September 1977 – February 1978, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – acoustic guitar, engineer
  • David Paton– vocals, bass
  • Stuart Elliott– drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Eric Woolfson, Duncan Mackay– keyboards
  • Dean Ford, Colin Blunstone, Lenny Zakatek, John Miles, Jack Harris– vocals
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone solos
  • The English Chorale Choir
  • Bob Howes – choirmaster
  • Andrew Powell – arrangements
  • Chris Blair, Pat Stapley – engineer assistant
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer
  • Hipgnosis – design, photography
  • Rob Brimson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Voyager
  2. What Goes Up…
  3. The Eagle Will Rise Again
  4. One More River
  5. Can’t Take It With You
  6. In the Lap of Gods
  7. Pyramania
  8. Hyper – Gamma – Spaces
  9. Shadow of a Lonely Man