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On October 3, 1978.

On October 3, 1978, “Mercury” label released “Jerry Lee Keeps Rockin’”, the 34th Jerry Lee Lewis studio album. It was recorded 1977 – 1978, in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jerry Kennedy.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – lead vocals
  • Janie Fricke, Ginger Holladay, Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires, Bergen White, Trish Williams – background vocals
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Jimmy Capps, Johnny Christopher, Ray Edenton, Duke Faglier, Jerry Kennedy, Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Pete Wade, Chip Young – guitar
  • Pete Drake, Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Harold Bradley – six-string bass guitar 
  • Bob Moore – upright bass
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Jerry Carrigan, Buddy Harman – drums
  • Kenny Lovelace – fiddle
  • George Binkley III, Marvin Chantry, Carl Gorodetzky, Lennie Haight, Sheldon Kurland, Christian Teal, Samuel Terranova, Stephanie Woolf – strings
  • Bergen White – strings arrangements

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Find It Where I Can – Michael Clark, Zack Van Arsdale
  2. Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes – Slim Willet
  3. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  4. Last Cheaters Waltz – Sonny Throckmorton
  5. Wild and Wooly Ways – Bob Morrison, Alan Rush
  6. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
  7. I Hate You – Leroy Daniels, Dan Penn
  8. Arkansas Seesaw – Michael Bacon, Thomas Cain
  9. Lucille – Albert Collins, Richard Penniman
  10. Pee Wee’s Place – Duke Faglier
  11. Before the Night Is Over – Ben Peters

On September 30, 1978.

On September 30, 1978, “MCA” label released “Back on the Streets”, the debut Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Tsangarides and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore – lead vocals, guitars, guitar synthesizer, mandolin, bass, accordion
  • Phil Lynott– lead and backing vocals, bass, double bass, acoustic guitar
  • Don Airey– keyboards, piano, organ
  • John Mole– bass guitar
  • Brian Downey– drums, percussion
  • Simon Phillips– drums, percussion
  • Chris Tsangarides– engineer
  • Andrew Warwick, Mark Freguard, Mike Dutton, Mike Hedges, Perry Morgan, Simon Wakefield – assistant engineers

 Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore and Donna Campbell, except where noted.

  1. Back on the Streets
  2. Don’t Believe a Word – Phil Lynott
  3. Fanatical Fascists
  4. Fight of the Snow Moose
  5. Hurricane
  6. Song for Donna
  7. What Would You Rather Bee or a Wasp
  8. Parisienne Walkways – Phil Lynott, Gary Moore

 

On September 8, 1978.

On September 8, 1978, “Swan Song” label released “Tracks on Wax 4”, the fourth Dave Edmunds album. It was recorded in March 1978, at “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Dave Edmunds– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Billy Bremner– guitar
  • Terry Williams– drums
  • Nick Lowe– bass
  • Gerry Hogan – pedal steel guitar
  • Pete Kelly – piano

Track listing:

  1. Trouble Boys – Billy Murray
  2. Never Been in Love – Nick Lowe, Rockpile
  3. Not a Woman, Not a Child – Billy Murray, Ray Peters
  4. Television – Nick Lowe
  5. What Looks Best on You – Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds
  6. Readers Wives – Noel Brown
  7. Deborah – Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds
  8. Thread Your Needle – Brenda Lee Jones, Welton Young
  9. 1. On the Jukebox – Dave Edmunds, Will Birch
  10. It’s My Own Business – Chuck Berry
  11. Heart of the City – Nick Lowe

In August 1978.

In August 1978, “Blue Sky” label released “White, Hot and Blue”, the 9th Johnny Winter album. It was recorded in 1978, at “The Schoolhouse”, and was produced by Johnny Winter.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Winter– vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Edgar Winter– vocals, keyboards, saxophone
  • Bobby Torello- drums
  • Isaac Payton Sweat – bass
  • Pat Rush- guitar
  • Pat Ramsey – harmonica
  • Tom Brock- mandolin

Track listing:

  1. Walkin’ by Myself – James A. Lane (k.a. Jimmy Rogers)
  2. Slidin’ In – Johnny Winter
  3. Divin’ Duck Blues – Sleepy John Estes
  4. One Step at a Time – Johnny Winter
  5. Nickel Blues – Johnny Winter
  6. Z. Rider – traditional
  7. Last Night – Walter Jacobs
  8. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  9. Honest I Do – Jimmy Reed

On August 12, 1978.

On August 12, 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Life Beyond L.A.”, the third Ambrosia studio album. It was recorded 1977 – 1978, at “Mama Jo’s Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Freddie Piro.

Personnel:

  • David Pack- lead and backing vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Christopher North- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Joe Puerta- lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Burleigh Drummond- lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, bassoon
  • David Cutler Lewis- keyboards, clavinet
  • Daniel Kobialka– violin
  • Marty Krystall – saxophone
  • Stewart Whitmore – engineer
  • Tom Trefethen – engineer
  • Alan Parsons – mixing
  • Tom Trefethen – mixing
  • Stewart Whitmore – mixing
  • Ed Caraeff Studio – photography

Track listing:

  1. Life Beyond L.A. – Burleigh Drummond, David Pack
  2. Art Beware – Joe Puerta
  3. Apothecary – David Pack, Joe Puerta
  4. If Heaven Could Find Me – Burleigh Drummond
  5. How Much I Feel – David Pack
  6. Dancing By Myself – David Pack
  7. Angola – David Pack, Joe Puerta
  8. Heart To Heart – David Pack, Joe Puerta
  9. Not As You Were – Burleigh Drummond, David Pack, Joe Puerta
  10. Ready for Camarillo – Joe Puerta

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