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On September 23, 1986.

On September 23, 1986, “MCA” label released “Third Stage”, the third Boston studio album. It was recorded 1980 – 1986, at “Hideaway Studio”, and was produced by Tom Scholz.

Personnel:

  • Brad Delp – lead and harmony vocals
  • Tom Scholz – guitars, organs, piano, bass guitar, drums, percussion
  • Jim Masdea – drums, percussion
  • Sib Hashian – drums, percussion
  • Gary Pihl – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except where noted.

  1. Amanda
  2. We’re Ready
  3. The Launch
  4. Countdown
  5. Ignition
  6. Third Stage Separation
  7. Cool the Engines – Tom Scholz, Fran Sheehan, Brad Delp
  8. My Destination
  9. A New World – Jim Masdea
  10. To Be a Man
  11. I Think I Like It – Tom Scholz, Jon English (Jon DeBrigard)
  12. Can’tcha Say (You Believe in Me)/Still in Love – Gerry Green, Tom Scholz, Brad Delp
  13. Hollyann

In July 1980.

In July 1980, “Kirshner” label released “Seeds of Change” the debut Kerry Livgren album. It was recorded February – March 1980, at “Axis Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Kerry Livgren and Brad Aaron.

Personnel:

  • Kerry Livgren – guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, clavinet, mongo drums
  • Jeff Pollard – lead and backing vocals
  • Ronnie James Dio – lead vocal
  • Steve Walsh – lead vocal
  • Davy Moire – lead vocal
  • David Pack – lead vocal
  • Bobby Campo – tambourine, horns, trumpet, percussion
  • Darryl Kutz – harmonica
  • Gary Gilbert – bass
  • Paul Goddard – bass
  • John Thompson – drums
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • Barriemore Barlow – drums
  • Robby Steinhardt – violin
  • John Thompson – gong
  • Mylon LeFevre, Brad Aaron, Steve Venezia, John Fristoe, Joey Jelf, Donna Williams, Victoria Livgren – backing vocals
  • The Moaning Multitudes – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kerry Livgren

  1. Just One Way
  2. Mask of the Great Deceiver
  3. How Can You Live
  4. Whiskey Seed
  5. To Live for the King
  6. Down to the Core
  7. Ground Zero

On June 20, 1980.

On June 20, 1980, “A&M” label released “Rise Up”, the eight Peter Frampton album. It was recorded in November 1980, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Bos Sabino – keyboards
  • Bob Mayo – keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Billy Alessi – Yamaha CP 70, Korg ES 50
  • Elliot Randall – backing guitar
  • John Regan – bass guitar
  • Stanley Sheldon – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Mallaber – drums 
  • Jamie Oldaker – drums
  • Anton Fig – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. You Kill Me
  2. I Don’t Wanna Let You Go
  3. Rise Up – Alessi Brothers
  4. Breaking All The Rules – Peter Frampton, Keith Reid
  5. Wasting The Night Away
  6. Midland Maniac – Steve Winwood, lyrics reworked by Peter Frampton
  7. I Can’t Stand It (Live)
  8. I’m in You (Live)

On April 14, 1981.

On April 14, 1981, “Fiction Records” label released “Faith”, the third Cure studio album. It was recorded September 1980 – March 1981, at “Morgan Studio” in London, and was produced by Mike hedges, Robert Smith, Simon Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.

Personnel:

  • Robert Smith – vocals, guitars, keyboards, six-string bass
  • Simon Gallup – bass guitar
  • Lol Tolhurst – drums
  • Mike Hedges – engineering
  • Graham Carmichael – engineering
  • David Kemp – engineering
  • Martyn Webster – engineering assistance
  • Porl Thompson – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Robert Smith, all music by Robert Smith, Simon Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.

  1. The Holy Hour
  2. Primary
  3. Other Voices
  4. All Cats Are Grey
  5. The Funeral Party
  6. Doubt
  7. The Drowning Man
  8. Faith

On March 26, 1980.

On March 25, 1980, “ECM” label released “Swimming with a Hole in My Body” the fifth Bill Connors album. It was recorded in August 1979, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Bill Connors – acoustic guitar
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Barbara Wojirsch – design
  • Dieter Rehm – design
  • Isio Saba – photography
  • Joel Meyerowitz – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Connors

  1. Feet First
  2. Wade
  3. Sing and Swim
  4. Frog Stroke
  5. Surrender to the Water
  6. Survive
  7. With Strings Attached
  8. Breath

On january 11, 2014.

On January 11, 2012, “4AD” label released “Future This”, the second The Big Pink studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Paul Epworth.

Personnel:

  • Milo Cordell – performer
  • Robbie Furze – performer
  • Victoria Smith – performer, drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jimmy Robertson – additional vocals
  • Sally Herbert – additional string arrangements, violin 
  • Zan Lyons – additional viola, performer, programming
  • Chris Prendergast – drums 
  • Tom Morris – additional drums
  • Mark Rankin – engineer
  • Joe Hartwell Jones – assistant engineer
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • John Catlin – mixing assistant
  • Alison Fielding – design
  • Tom Beard – band photograph
  • David Emery – other photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Milo Cordell and Robbie Furze, except where noted.

  1. Stay Gold – Paul Epworth
  2. Hit the Ground (Superman) – Paul Epworth, Laurie Anderson
  3. Give It Up – Paul Epworth, Earl Randle
  4. The Palace – Paul Epworth
  5. 1313
  6. Rubbernecking – Paul Epworth
  7. Jump Music
  8. Lose Your Mind
  9. Future This – Daniel O’Sullivan
  10. 77

“Lose Your Mind” contains a sample from Siouxsie and the Banshees’ 1980 song “Happy House”

“Hit the Ground (Superman)” contains a sample from The Documentary 2005 song “Westside Story” by rappers The Game and 50 Cent and from “O Superman” by Laurie Anderson

On January 1, 1981.

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.

Personnel:

  • Tom Evans – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Joey Molland – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tony Kaye – organ, piano
  • Glenn Sherba – guitar
  • Richard Bryans – drums

Track listing:

  1. I Got You – Joey Molland
  2. Come On – Tom Evans
  3. Hold On – Tom Evans, Joe Tansin
  4. Because I Love You – Joey Molland
  5. Rock ‘N’ Roll Contract – Tom Evans
  6. Passin’ Time – Joey Molland
  7. Three Time Loser – Joey Molland
  8. Too Hung Up on You – Tom Evans
  9. No More – Joey Molland
  10. Crocadillo – Tom Evans, Rod Roach

On November 21, 1980.

On November 21, 1980, “Epic” label released “Hi Infidelity”, the ninth REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded June – October 1980, and was produced by Kevin Beamish, Kevin Cronin, Alan Gratzer, and Gary Richrath.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Cronin – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Gary Richrath – lead guitar
  • Neal Doughty – keyboards
  • Bruce Hall – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • He-Man Broken Hearts Club Choir – backing vocals
  • Tom Kelly – backing vocals
  • Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Kevin Beamish – engineer
  • Tom Cummings – assistant engineer
  • Kent Duncan, Greg Fulginiti, Jo Hansch – mastering
  • Kevin Cronin – arranger, programing, lyrics assistant
  • Kosh – art direction, design
  • Bobby Gordon – design
  • Aaron Rapoport – photography
  • Bobby Gordon – lightning design

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Let Him Go – Kevin Cronin
  2. Keep On Loving You – KevIn Cronin
  3. Follow My Heart – Tom Kelly, Gary Richrath
  4. In Your Letter – Gary Richracth
  5. Take It On the Run – Gary Richracht
  6. Tough Guys – Kevin Cronin
  7. Out of Season – Kevin Cronin, Tom Kelly
  8. Shakin’ It Loose – Gary Richracht
  9. Someone Tonight – Bruce Hall
  10. I Wish You Were There – Kevin Cronin

On November 10, 1980.

On November 10, 1980, “Mercury” label released “As One”, the eleventh Bar Kays album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Ardent Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Allen Jones.

Personnel:

  • Larry Dodson – vocals
  • Winston Stewart – keyboards
  • Lloyd Smith – guitar
  • James Alexander – bass
  • Mike Beard – drums
  • Charles “Scoops” Allen – trumpet
  • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
  • Frank Thompson – trombone

Track listing:

  1. As One
  2. Say It Through Love
  3. Body Fever
  4. Work It Out
  5. Boogie Body Land
  6. Take The Time To Love Somebody
  7. Open Your Heart
  8. Deliver Us