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In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Epic” label released “There & Back”, the third Jeff Beck studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Ramport Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Beck and Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Jan Hammer– keyboard, drums
  • Tony Hymas– keyboard
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Mo Foster– bass

Track listing:

  1. Star Cycle – Jan Hammer
  2. Too Much to Lose – Jan Hammer
  3. You Never Know – Jan Hammer
  4. The Pump – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  5. El Becko – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  6. The Golden Road – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  7. Space Boogie – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  8. The Final Peace – Jeff Beck, Tony Hymas
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In June 1979.

In June 1979, “E.G.” label released “Exposure”, the debut Robert Fripp solo album. It was recorded June 1977–January 1979, and was produced by Robert Fripp.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp– guitars, Frippertronics, voice
  • Daryl Hall– vocals, piano
  • Terre Roche– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Peter Gabriel– vocals, piano
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer, voice
  • Barry Andrews– organ
  • Sid McGinnis– rhythm and pedal steel guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Narada Michael Walden, Phil Collins – drums
  • Edith Fripp, Mrs. Evelyn Harris, J.G. Bennett, Shivapuri Baba – voice
  • Ed Sprigg – engineer
  • Steve Short – engineer
  • Chris Stein– design, photography
  • Amos Poe– VTR imagery
  • Mary Lou Green – hair

Track listing:

  1. Preface – Robert Fripp
  2. You Burn Me Up I’m a Cigarette – Daryl Hall, Robert Fripp
  3. Breathless – Robert Fripp
  4. Disengage – Peter Hammill, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  5. North Star – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  6. Chicago – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  7. NY3 – Robert Fripp
  8. Mary – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  9. Exposure – Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp
  10. Hååden Two – Robert Fripp
  11. Urban Landscape – Robert Fripp
  12. I May Not Have Had Enough of Me but I’ve Had Enough of You – Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  13. First Inaugural Address to the I.A.C.E. Sherborne House – G. Bennett
  14. Water Music I – Robert Fripp, G. Bennett
  15. Here Comes the Flood – Peter Gabriel
  16. Water Music II – Robert Fripp
  17. Postscript – Robert Fripp

In June 1979.

In June 1979 “United Artists” label released “Night Owl”, the third Gerry Rafferty album. It was recorded 1978–1979, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” and “Lansdowne Recording Studios”, and was produced by Hugh Murphy and Gerry Rafferty.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty – vocals, acoustic guitar, polymoog, piano
  • John Kirkpatrick– accordion
  • Richard Thompson– guitar, mandolin
  • Barbara Dickson– background vocals
  • Richard Harvey– organ, synthesiser, recorder, penny whistle
  • Richard Brunton – guitar
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Betsy Cook– background vocals
  • Tommy Eyre– synthesiser, piano
  • Liam Genockey– drums
  • Graham Preskett – violin, fiddle, mandolin, piano
  • Raphael Ravenscroft– saxophone, lyricon
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Linda Thompson– background vocals
  • Pete Wingfield– organ
  • Gary Taylor – bass, vocals
  • Patrick(John Byrne) – front cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Rafferty.

  1. Days Gone Down (Still Got the Light in Your Eyes)
  2. Night Owl
  3. The Way That You Do It
  4. Why Won’t You Talk To Me?
  5. Get It Right Next Time
  6. Take the Money and Run
  7. Family Tree
  8. Already Gone
  9. The Tourist
  10. It’s Gonna Be a Long Night

In June 1979.

In June 1979, “Capitol” label released “Touch the Sky”, the eleventh Carole King album. It was recorded in March 1979 at “Pecan Street Studios” in Austin, and was produced by  Carole King and Mark Hallman.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – lead and background vocals, guitar, piano
  • Reese Wynans– piano, keyboards
  • Dave Perkins – guitar, background vocals
  • Ron Cobb – bass, saxophone, flute, background vocals
  • Bobby Rambo – guitar, background vocals
  • Mark Hallman– guitar, mandolin, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Leo LeBlanc – pedal steel guitar, background vocals
  • Fred Krc – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Miguel Rivera – congas, percussion
  • Tomas Ramirez – saxophone, flute, recorder, background vocals
  • Richard Hardy – saxophone
  • Engineered by Chet Himes
  • Mastered by Bernie Grundman
  • Jim McGuire – photography
  • James Flournoy/Wonder Graphics – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King.

  1. Time Gone By
  2. Move Lightly
  3. Dreamlike I Wander
  4. Walk With Me
  5. Good Mountain People
  6. You Still Want Her
  7. Passing of the Days
  8. Crazy
  9. Eagle
  10. Seeing Red

On May 22, 2007.

On May 22, 2007, “Island” label released “The Sun and the Moon”, the second Bravery studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Sam Endicott- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Zakarin – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • John Conway – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Hindert- bass, backing vocals
  • Anthony Burulcich – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Endicott.

  1. Intro (featuring Chopin’s Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2 on the Moonversion)
  2. Believe
  3. This Is Not the End
  4. Every Word Is a Knife in My Ear
  5. Bad Sun
  6. Time Won’t Let Me Go
  7. Tragedy Bound
  8. Fistful of Sand
  9. Angelina
  10. Split Me Wide Open
  11. Above and Below
  12. The Ocean

On May 22, 1980.

On May 22, 1980, “Motown” label released “Diana”, the tenth Diana Ross album. It was recorded December 1979-March 1980, at “Power Station”, and “Electric Lady” in New York City, “Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Studios” in Hollywood and was produced by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Diana Ross –lead vocals
  • Alfa Anderson –background vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton– background vocals
  • Luci Martin – background vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs – background vocals
  • Bernard Edwards– bass guitar
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • Tony Thompson– drums
  • Andy Barrett (Schwartz) –piano
  • Raymond Jones – keyboards
  • Eddie Daniels –saxophone
  • Meco Monardo– trombone
  • Bob Milliken –trumpet
  • Valerie Haywood (The Chic Strings) –strings
  • Cheryl Hong (The Chic Strings) – strings
  • Karen Milne (The Chic Strings) – strings
  • Gene Orloff– conductor
  • Bob Clearmountain– engineer
  • Bill Scheniman – engineer
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– engineer
  • Ralph Osborn – engineer
  • Abdoulaye Soumare – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – assistant engineer
  • Lucy Laurie – assistant engineer
  • Peter Robbins – assistant engineer
  • Dennis King –mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.

  1. Upside Down
  2. Tenderness
  3. Friend to Friend
  4. I’m Coming Out
  5. Have Fun (Again)
  6. My Old Piano
  7. Now That You’re Gone
  8. Give Up

 

In May 1979.

In May 1979, “Charisma” label released “Spectral Mornings”, the third Steve Hackett album. It was recorded January-February 1979, at “Phonogram Studios” in Hilversum, Holland, and was produced by John Acock and Steve Hackett.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett– acoustic and electric guitars, Roland guitar synthesizer, lead vocals, harmony and backing vocals, koto, harmonica
  • John Hackett– flute, bamboo flute, Taurus Moog bass pedals
  • Dik Cadbury– bass, Taurus Moog bass pedals, harmony and backing vocals
  • Suzanne Ciani- Modular synthesizer
  • Peter Hicks – vocals
  • Nick Magnus – keyboards, Vox String Thing, Novatron, Clavichord, clavinet, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Mini Moog, Roland string
  • John Shearer – drums, percussions

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett.

  1. Every Day
  2. The Virgin and the Gypsy
  3. The Red Flower of Tachai Blooms Everywhere
  4. Clocks – The Angel of Mons
  5. The Ballad of the Decomposing Man (featuring The Office Party)
  6. Lost Time in Córdoba
  7. Tigermoth
  8. Spectral Mornings