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On August 29, 1979.

On August 29, 1979, “Suzy” label released the debut, self-titled “Prljavo kazalište” (Dirty Theater) studio album. It was recorded April – May 1979, at “Trooly Sound Service” in Zagreb, Croatia, and was produced by Ivan Piko Stančić.

Personnel:

  • Davorin Bogović– lead vocal
  • Jasenko Houra – guitars, vocal
  • Marijan BrkićBrk – guitars
  • Ninoslav Hrastek Nino– bass
  • Tihomir FilešFilko – drums
  • Milan Škrnjug – executive producer
  • Petko Kantarđijev – recording
  • Mirko Ilić – design
  • Siniša Knaflec – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jasenko Houra.

  1. Ja sam mladić u najboljim godinama
  2. Bit će bolje
  3. U mojoj općini problema nema
  4. Neki dječaci
  5. Veze i poznanstva
  6. Noć
  7. Čovjek za sutra
  8. Subotom uveče
  9. Šta je to u ljudskom biću što ga vodi ka piću
  10. Sretno dijete
  11. Na posljednjoj tramvajskoj stanici
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In August 1980.

In August 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “One-Trick Pony”, the fifth Paul Simon studio album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, at “A&R Studios” in New York City and  “Agora Club” in Cleveland, Ohio, and was produced by Paul Simon and Phil Ramone. The album was released concurrently with the film of the same name, in which Paul Simon also starred.

Personnel:

  • Paul Simon – vocals, nylon string guitar, electric guitar, percussion, horn and string arrangements
  • John Tropea– acoustic guitar
  • Patti Austin– vocals
  • Joe Beck– electric guitar
  • Hiram Bullock– electric slide guitar
  • Jon Faddis– flugelhorn
  • Don Grolnick– string synthesizer
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Dave Grusin– horn and string arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums on all songs
  • Eric Gale– electric guitar, nylon string guitar
  • Lani Groves – background vocals
  • Anthony Jackson, Tony Levin– bass
  • Irwin “Marky” Markowitz – trumpet
  • Hugh McCracken– acoustic guitar
  • Jeff Mironov – electric guitar
  • Richard Tee– Fender Rhodes electric piano, tambourine, background vocals and co-lead vocal
  • Bob Friedman – horn and string arrangements
  • Jim Boyer – recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Ted Jensen- mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Simon.

  1. Late in the Evening
  2. That’s Why God Made the Movies
  3. One-Trick Pony
  4. How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns
  5. Oh, Marion
  6. Ace in the Hole
  7. Nobody
  8. Jonah
  9. God Bless the Absentee
  10. Long, Long Day

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Arista” label released “Eve”, the fourth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – June 1979, at “Super bear Studios” and was produced by Alan Parsons. The cover art was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Eric Woolfson; Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • Alan Parsons; Eric Woolfson – miscellaneous instrumental contributions
  • Chris Rainbow; David Paton – backing vocals
  • David Paton – bass
  • Stuart Elliott – drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Orchestra – The Orchestra Of The Munich Chamber Opera
  • The Orchestra of the Munich Chamber Opera care of Eberhard Schoene leader – Sandor Farcas
  • Orchestra Coordinator – Curtis Briggs
  • Trivia Consultants – Shapiro and Steinberg
  • Vocals – Lesley Duncan; David Paton; Chris Rainbow; Clare Torry; Dave Townsend; Lenny Zakatek
  • Engineered by Alan Parsons
  • Mastered by Chris Blair, Wally Traugot
  • Executive production: Eric Woolfson

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Lucifer
  2. You Lie Down With Dogs
  3. I’d Rather Be a Man
  4. You Won’t Be There
  5. Winding Me Up
  6. Damned If I Do
  7. Don’t Hold Back
  8. Secret Garden
  9. If I Could Change Your Mind

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Chrysalis” label released “In the Heat of the Night” the debut Pat Benatar studio album. It was recorded June – July 1979, at “MCA Whitney Studios” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Peter Coleman and Mike Chapman.The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Pat Benatar– lead and backing vocals
  • Neil Giraldo– lead guitar, keyboards, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Scott St. Clair Sheets – rhythm guitars
  • Roger Capps – bass, backing vocals
  • Glen Alexander Hamilton – drums
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Rick Newman – management, direction

Track listing:

  1. Heartbreaker – Geoff Gill, Clint Wade
  2. I Need a Lover – John Mellencamp
  3. If You Think You Know How To Love Me – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  4.  In the Heat of the Night – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  5. My Clone Sleeps Alone – Roger Capps,  Pat Benatar
  6. We Live for Love – Neil Giraldo
  7.    Rated X – Nick Gilder, James McCulloch
  8.    Don’t Let It Show – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
  9.    No You Don’t – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  10.  So Sincere – Roger Capps, Pat Benatar

In August 1980.

In August 1980, “Columbia” label released “The Swing of Delight”, the last of three solo albums to be released under his temporary  Sanskrit name Devadip Carlos Santana, given to him by Sri Chinmoy. The others two albums were “Illuminations” in 1974 and “Oneness” in 1979. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by David Rubinson & Friends, Inc.

Personnel:

  • Devadip Carlos Santana – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, percussion, vocals, design concept
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano sax, tenor sax
  • Premik Russell Tubbs– soprano sax, tenor sax
  • Herbie Hancock– acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner Clavinet, synthesizers (Clavitar, Prophet 5, Yamaha CS-80, Oberheim 8 Voice, brass, strings)
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • David Margen – bass
  • Harvey Mason, Graham Lear, Tony Williams– drums
  • Armando Peraza– congas, bongos, percussion
  • Raul Rekow – congas, percussion, vocals
  • Orestes Vilató– timbales, percussion, vocals
  • Engineer assistant – Bob Kovach
  • Engineer digital – Jeff Mestler, Paul Stubblebine
  • Steve Cain, Bryan Bell, David Rubinson, Leslie Ann Jones
  • Remastered by – Kouji Suzuki
  • Front cover art – Sri Chinmoy
  • Inside art – Tadanori Yokoo
  • Photography by – Roger Ressmeyer

Track listing:

  1. Swapan Tari – Sri Chinmoy
  2. Love Theme from “Spartacus” – Alex North
  3. Phuler Matan – Sri Chinmoy
  4. Song for My Brother- Carlos Santana
  5. Jharna Kala – Sri Chinmoy
  6. Gardenia – Carlos Santana
  7. La Llave – Carlos Santana
  8. Golden Hours – Carlos Santana
  9. Sher Khan, the Tiger – Wayne Shorter

In August 1979.

In August 1979, “Mercury” label released “Into the Music”, the eleventh Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Van Morrison and Mick Glossop.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Herbie Armstrong – guitar, backing vocals
  • Pee Wee Ellis– tenor saxophone
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Mark Isham– trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Mark Jordan – piano
  • Katie Kissoon– backing vocals
  • Toni Marcus – mandolin, violin, viola, stroviola
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • John Allair – organ
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • Robin Williamson– penny whistle
  • Kurt Wortman – drums
  • Assistant producer, recorded, mixed by: Mick Glossop
  • Assistant Engineers: Alex Kash, Leslie Ann Jones
  • Horn arrangements: Pee Wee Ellis, Mark Isham
  • Coordination: Richard Freeman, Ed Fletcher
  • Photography, design: Norman Seeff

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Bright Side of the Road
  2. Full Force Gale
  3. Steppin’ Out Queen
  4. Troubadours
  5. Rolling Hills
  6. You Make Me Feel So Free
  7. Angeliou
  8. And the Healing Has Begun
  9. It’s All in the Game – Charles Dawes, Carl Sigman
  10. You Know What They’re Writing About

In August 1979.

In August 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Born Again”, the sixth Randy Newman album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Warner Brothers Recording Studios”; “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman– vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Waddy Wachtel, Buzzy Feiten– guitar
  • Chuck Findley– horns
  • Tom Scott– horns
  • Victor Feldman– Fender Rhodes, drums, percussion
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • David Shields, Willie Weeks– bass
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Lenny Castro, Carlos Vega – percussion
  • Stephen Bishop, Valerie Carter, Arno Lucas– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. It’s Money That I Love
  2. The Story of a Rock and Roll Band
  3. Pretty Boy
  4. Sheep
  5. Ghosts
  6. They Just Got Married
  7. Spies
  8. The Girls in My Life (Part One)
  9. Half a Man
  10. William Brown
  11. Pants