On May 30, 1979, “A&M” label released “Where I Should Be”, the sixth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded November 1978 – May 1979, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.
Peter Frampton – vocals, guitars, keyboards
Steve Cropper – guitar
Bob Mayo – keyboards
Eddie N. Watkins, Jr. – bass
Stanley Sheldon – bass
Donald Dunn – bass
Tower of Power – horn section
Gary Mallaber – drums
Jamie Oldaker – drums
Steve Forman – percussion
All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.
I Can’t Stand It No More
Got My Feet Back on the Ground – Peter Frampton, Rodney Eckerman
Where I Should Be (Monkey Song)
Everything I Need – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
May I Baby – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
You Don’t Know Like I Know – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
On March 17, 1979, “Swan Song” label released “Desolation Angels” the fifth Bad Company studio album. It was recorded August – September 1978, at “Ridge Farm Studio” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Boz Burrell and Simon Kirke.
Paul Rodgers – vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizers
On March 12, 2013, Clive Burr died aged 56. He was musician (drums), member of the bands Praying Mantis, Stratus, Alcatrazz, Gogmagog, Trust, Elixir, Desperado, and Samson, but was best known as drummer of Iron Maiden (1979 – 1982).
On January 26, 1979, “Gordy” label released “Bustin’ Out of L Seven”, the second Rick James album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Sigma Sound Recording Studio” in New York City, “Magic Wand Recording Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Rick James and Art Stewart.
Rick James – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion
Oscar Alston – bass
Richard Shaw – bass
Levi Ruffin – synthesizer, percussion
Clarence Sims – keyboards, percussion
Bobby Nunn – keyboards
Freddie Rappilo – guitar
Wally Ali – guitar
Dorothy Ashby – harp
Ernie Fields, Jr. – saxophone
Michael Brecker – saxophone
Fernando Harkness – tenor saxophone
Garnett Brown – trombone
Oscar Brashear – trombone
George Bohanon – trombone
Wayne Jackson – trumpet
Randy Brecker – trumpet
Fred Jackson, Jr. – alto saxophone, alto flute
Al Szymanski – guitar
Lanise Hughes – drums, percussion
Lorenzo Shaw – drums, percussion
Jackie Ruffin – percussion
Shondra Akiem – percussion
Teena Marie – background vocals
Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
Bobby Nunn, Billy Nunn, Sascha Meeks, Richard Shaw, Jackie Ruffin – background vocals
On January 26, 1979, “Chrysalis” label released “Valley of the Dolls”, the second Generation X studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Hunter.
Billy Idol − vocals
Tony James − bass
Bob “Derwood” Andrews − guitar
Mark Laff − drums
Clive Bunker – drums
All tracks by Billy Idol and Tony James, except where noted.
Running with the Boss Sound – Billy Idol, Tony James, Bob Andrews
On January 1, 1981, “Radio Records” label released “Say No More”, the ninth Badfinger studio album. It was recorded November 1979, October–November 1980, in Miami, Florida, and was produced by Jack Richardson and Steve Wittmack.