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In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Black Saint” label released “Milano Strut”, the eleventh Don Pullen album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “Barigozzi Studio” in Milano, Italy, and was produced by Giacomo Pellicciotti.

Personnel:

  • Don Pullen- piano, organ
  • Don Moye- drums, percussion, congas, bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Pullen

  1. Conversation
  2. Communication
  3. Milano Strut
  4. Curve Eleven (For Giuseppi)
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In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Esoteric Records” label released “Of Queues and Cures”, the second National Health studio album. It was recorded in July 1978, at “Ridge Farm Studio” in Ruspor, Surrey, UK, 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, bass and organ solo
  • Peter Blegvad- spoken word excerpt
  • Georgie Born- cellos
  • Mike Dunne, Brian Gaylor – engineer
  • Jimmy Hastings- clarinets, flute
  • Phil Minton- trumpets
  • Paul Nieman – trombones
  • Keith Thompson – oboe

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
  8. Paracelsus (Excerpt) (bonus track)
  9. The Apocalypso (bonus track)

 

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Enja” label released “Rough House”, the third John Scofield album. It was recorded on November 27, 1978, and was produced by Horst Weber and Matthias Winckelmann.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Hal Galper- piano
  • Stafford James- bass
  • Adam Nussbaum- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield, except where noted

  1. Rough House
  2. Alster Fields
  3. Ailleron
  4. Slow Elvin
  5. Triple Play – Hal Galper
  6. Air Pakistan

On December 8, 1979.

On December 8, 1979, “United Artists” label released “On Parole”, the fourth Motörhead album. It was recorded September – December 1975, February 1978, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Fritz Fryer and  Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Ian Lemmy Kilmister – lead vocals, bass
  • Larry Wallis– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor– drums
  • Lucas Fox– drums
  • Fritz Fryer – engineer, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Motorhead – Ian Kilmister
  2. On Parole – Larry Wallis
  3. Vibrator – Larry Wallis, Des Brown
  4. Iron Horse / Born to Lose – Phil Taylor, Mick Brown, Guy “Tramp” Lawrence
  5. City Kids – Larry Wallis, Duncan Sanderson
  6. The Watcher – Ian Kilmister
  7. Leaving Here – Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Edward Holland
  8. Lost Johnny – Ian Kilmister, Mick Farren
  9. Fools – Larry Wallis, Des Brown

On November 22, 1978.

On November 22, 1978, “Island” label released “Teenage Depression”, the debut Eddie and the Hot Rods album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Jackson Studios” in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, and was produced by Ed Hollis and Vic Maile.

Personnel:

  • Barrie Masters – vocals
  • Paul Gray– bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Nicol – drums, backing vocals
  • Dave Higgs – guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Michael Beal – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Higgs, except where noted.

  1. Get Across to You
  2. Why Can’t It Be?
  3. Show Me – Joe Tex
  4. All I Need Is Money
  5. Double Checkin’ Woman
  6. The Kids Are Alright – Pete Townshend
  7. Teenage Depression
  8. Horseplay (Wearier of the Schmaltz)
  9. Been So Long
  10. Shake – Sam Cooke
  11. On the Run

In November 1979.

In November 1979, “Full Moon” and “Epic” labels released “Phoenix”, the sixth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded November 1978 – October 1979, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder; “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville; “Bayshore Recording Studios” in Coconut Grove, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewisand and Norbert Putnam.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, Prophet 5, electricand acoustic pianos, bass guitar, orchestral arrangements, cover art
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– percussion
  • Paul Harris– acoustic piano
  • Jerry Hey– flugelhorn
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, congas
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Marty Lewis – tambourine
  • Jody Linscott– conductor, congas
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Norbert Putnam– bass guitar
  • Tom Scott– saxophone, lyricon
  • Sid Sharp – concertmaster
  • Glen Spreen – orchestral arrangements
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Jeff Guercio, Marty Lewis – engineer
  • Joe Walsh – music consultant
  • Design: Kosh – art direction
  • Andy Katz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Fogelberg.

  1. Tullamore Dew
  2. Phoenix
  3. Gypsy Wind
  4. The Last to Know
  5. Face the Fire
  6. Wishing on the Moon
  7. Heart Hotels
  8. Longer
  9. Beggar’s Game
  10. Along the Road

On November 10, 1978.

On November 10, 1978, “EMI” label released “Germfree Adolescents”, the debut X-Ray Spex album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Essex Studios”, and was produced by Falcon Stuart, Poly Styrene, Paul Dean, Rudy Thomson and B.P. Hurding.

Personnel:

  • Poly Styrene– vocals
  • Jak Airport – guitar
  • Paul Dean – bass
  • Rudi Thomson – saxophone
  • P. Hurding – drums
  • Ted Bunting, Lora Logic– saxophone
  • John Mackenzie Burns – engineer
  • Andy Pearce – assistant engineer
  • Nick Webb – mastering
  • Falcon Stuart– cover concept
  • Trevor Key – photography
  • Cooke Key – sleeve

Track listing:

All tracks by Poly Styrene.

  1. Art-I-Ficial
  2. Obsessed with You
  3. Warrior in Woolworths
  4. Let’s Submerge
  5. I Can’t Do Anything
  6. Identity
  7. Genetic Engineering
  8. I Live Off You
  9. I Am a Poseur
  10. Germ Free Adolescents
  11. Plastic Bag
  12. The Day the World Turned Dayglo