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In November 1980.

In November 1980, “Atlantic” label released “Song of Seven”, the second Jon Anderson album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, harp
  • Ronnie Leahy, Damian Anderson – keyboards
  • Ian Bairnson- guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Clem Clempson- guitar
  • John Giblin- fretless bass
  • Jack Bruce- bass
  • Mel – bass
  • Morris Pert- drums, percussion
  • Simon Phillips- drums
  • Dick Morrissey- saxophone
  • Johnny Dankworth- alto saxophone
  • Chris Rainbow- backing vocals
  • Deborah Anderson- harmony vocals
  • Delmé String Quartet; arranged by David Ogden
  • Mike Dunne – engineer
  • Brian Gaylor – electronics
  • Alwyn Clayden – art direction, design
  • Ian Nicholson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, except where noted..

  1. For You for Me
  2. Some Are Born
  3. Don’t Forget (Nostalgia)
  4. Heart of the Matter – Jon Anderson, Ronnie Leahy
  5. Hear It
  6. Everybody Loves You
  7. Take Your Time
  8. Days
  9. Song of Seven

 

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In November 1980.

In November 1980, “Magnet” label released “Loonee Tunes!”, the second Bad Manners studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Horizon Studios” in Coventry and “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Roger Lomas.

Personnel:

  • Buster Bloodvessel- vocals
  • Louis ‘Alphonso’ Cook – guitar
  • David Farren – bass
  • Martin Stewart- keyboards
  • Chris Kane, Andrew Marson – saxophone
  • Paul “Gus” Hyman – trumpet
  • Winston Bazoomies – harmonica, vocals
  • Brian Tuitt – drums
  • Kim Holmes, Moose – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Buster Bloodvessel, Lousi Cook, David Farren, Martin stewart, Chris Kane, Andrew Marson, Paul Hyman, Winston Bazoomies and Brian Tuitt, except where noted.

  1. Echo 4-2 – Johnson
  2. Just a Feeling
  3. El Pussycat – Roland Alphonso
  4. Doris
  5. Spy-I
  6. Tequila – The Champs
  7. Lorraine
  8. Echo Gone Wrong
  9. Suicide
  10. The Undersea Adventures of Ivor The Engine
  11. Back in ’60
  12. Just Pretendin’

 

In October 1980.

In October 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Borderline”, the ninth Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitar, vibes, vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • George “Baboo” Pierre – percussion
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Reggie McBride – bass
  • William D. Smith– piano, organ, vocals
  • John Hiatt– guitar, vocals
  • Jesse Harms– synthesizer
  • Bobby King– vocals
  • Willie Greene, Jr. – vocals
  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. 634-5789 – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  2. Speedo – Esther Navarro
  3. Why Don’t You Try Me – Billy Young
  4. Down in the Boondocks – Joe South
  5. Johnny Porter – Bobby Ray Appleberry
  6. The Way We Make a Broken Heart – John Hiatt
  7. Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile – Billy Emerson
  8. The Girls from Texas – Cliff Chambers, Jimmy Holiday, James Lewis
  9. Borderline – John Hiatt
  10. Never Make Your Move Too Soon – Stix Hooper, Will Jennings

In September 1980.

In September 1980, “Asylum” label released “Heartattack and Vine” , the sixth Tom Waits studio album. It was recorded June – July 1980, at “Filmways/Heider Studio B” in Hollywood, and was produced by Bones Howe.

Personnel:

  • Tom Waits – vocals, electric guitar, piano
  • Bob Alcivar– string arrangement, orchestral arrangement, conductor
  • Ronnie Barron– Hammond organ, piano
  • Roland Bautista– electric guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Greg Cohen– bass
  • Victor Feldman– percussion, chimes, glockenspiel
  • Jim Hughart – bass
  • Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Michael Lang – piano
  • Larry Taylor– bass
  • “Big John” Thomassie – drums
  • Jerry Yester– orchestral arrangement, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Heartattack and Vine
  2. In Shades
  3. Saving All My Love for You
  4. Downtown
  5. Jersey Girl
  6. ‘Til the Money Runs Out
  7. On the Nickel
  8. Siegal
  9. Ruby’s Arms

On September 1, 1978.

On September 1, 1978, “Epic” label released the self-titled, debut Molly Hatchet  album. It was recorded in 1978, at “The Sound Pit” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Tom Werman and Pat Armstrong. The album cover is a painting by Frank Frazetta entitled “The Death Dealer”. In 1980, the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Danny Joe Brown- vocals
  • Dave Hlubek- guitar
  • Steve Holland – guitar
  • Duane Roland- guitar
  • Banner Thomas – bass
  • Bruce Crump- drums
  • Tom Werman- percussion, mixing
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Tim Lindsey – bass
  • Richard Schoff – sound engineer
  • Mike Beriger – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Bounty Hunter – Danny Joe Brown, Dave Hlubek, Steve Holland
  2. Gator Country – Dave Hlubek, Steve Holland, Banner Thomas
  3. Big Apple – Danny Joe Brown, Dave Hlubek
  4. The Creeper- Danny Joe Brown, Bruce Crump, Steve Holland
  5. The Price You Pay – Cecil Berrier, Danny Joe Brown, Steve Holland, Bob Huckaba
  6. Dreams I’ll Never See – Gregg Allman
  7. I’ll Be Running – Danny Joe Brown, Dave Hlubek, Banner Thomas
  8. Cheatin’ Woman – Steve Holland
  9. Trust Your Old Friend – Bruce Crump, Duane Roland

 

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 1980.

In August 1980, “Elektra” label released “Gamma 2”, the second Gamma album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Gary Lyons and Ronnie Montrose.

Personnel:

  • Davey Pattison: lead vocals
  • Ronnie Montrose: guitar
  • Jim Alcivar: keyboards
  • Glenn Letsch: bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi: drums
  • Engineered by Gary Lyons

Track listing:

  1. Mean Streak – Ronnie Montrose, Davey Pattison,Jim Alcivar
  2. Four Horsemen – Ronnie Montrose, Dave Pattison
  3. Dirty City – Ronnie Montrose, Dave Pattison
  4. Voyager – Ronnie Montrose, Dave Pattison
  5. Something in the Air -John “Speedy” Keen
  6. Cat on a Leash – Ronnie Montrose, Jerry Stahl
  7. Skin and Bone – Ronnie Montrose, Jerry Stahl
  8. Mayday – Ronnie Montrose, Jim Alcivar