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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

On October 31, 1980.

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On October 31, 1980, “Revisited Records” label released “Dig It”, the thirteenth Klaus Schulze album. It was recorded May – September 1980, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Schulze – vocals, synthesizer, keyboards, guitar, drums, computers, engineer
  • Fred Severloh – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. Death of an Analogue
  2. Weird Caravan
  3. The Looper Isn’t a Hooker
  4. Synthasy

On July 25, 2020.

On July 25, 2020, Peter Allen Greenbaum aka Peter Green died aged 73. He was singer, songwriter, and musician (guitar), member of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, member of Katmandu, and founder of Peter Green Splinter Group. Green was one of the most important figures of the British blues movement, praised by famous guitarists like B.B. King and Eric Clapton. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked him at number 58 in its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. Magazine “Guitar Player” rated his tone on “The Super-Natural” as one of the “50 Greatest of All Time. Magazine “Mojo” rated Green In June 1996, Green was voted the third-best guitarist of all time. In 1998, as a member of Fleetwood Mac he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”. Green recorded six solo albums:

  • The End of the Game(1970)
  • In the Skies(1979)
  • Little Dreamer(1980)
  • Whatcha Gonna Do?(1981)
  • White Sky(1982)
  • Kolors(1983)

In July 1980.

In July 1980, “MCA” label released “Under the Gun”, the twelfth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1980 and was produced by Mike Flicker.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Charlie Harrison– vocals, bass
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Steve Forman – vocals, percussion
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone
  • Joe Chiccarelli – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Under the Gun – Paul Cotton
  2. While We’re Still Young – Rusty Young
  3. The Everlasting Kind – Rusty Young
  4. Down to the Wire – Paul Cotton
  5. Footsteps of a Fool (Shaky Ground) – Rusty Young
  6. Reputation – Rusty Young
  7. Midnight Rain – Paul Cotton
  8. A Fool’s Paradise – Rusty Young
  9. Friends in the Distance – Paul Cotton
  10. Made of Stone – Rusty Young

On July 15, 1981.

On July 15, 1981,”Warner Bros” label released “Pirates”, the second Rickie Lee Jones. It was recorded January 1980 – April 1981, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, vocals, and horn arrangements
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Tom Scott– baritone & tenor saxophone
  • Ralph Burns– orchestral arrangements
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Sal Bernardi – harmonica, vocals
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Nick DeCaro – orchestral arrangements
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • Russell Ferrante– keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet, flugelhorn, horn
  • David Kalish – guitar
  • Randy Kerber– keyboards
  • Neil Larsen– keyboards
  • Arno Lucas– background vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Clarence McDonald– keyboards
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Art Rodriguez – drums
  • Leslie Smith – background vocals
  • Joe Turano – background vocals
  • Loyd Clifft, Mark Linett– engineer
  • Mike Salisbury – cover design
  • Brassaï– front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. We Belong Together
  2. Living It Up
  3. Skeletons
  4. Woody and Dutch on the Slow Train to Peking – Rickie Lee Jones, David Kalish
  5. Pirates (So Long Lonely Avenue)
  6. A Lucky Guy
  7. Traces of the Western Slopes – Sal Bernardi, Rickie Lee Jones
  8. The Returns