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On November 12, 1980.

On November 12, 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Ultra Wave”, the fifth Bootsy Collins studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Bootsy Collins and George Clinton.

Personnel:

  • Bootsy Collins – vocals, guitar, bass, drums, percussion
  • Phelps Collins, Rick Evans – guitar
  • Joel Johnson, David Lee Chong, Mark Johnson – keyboards
  • Jerry Jones – drums
  • Carl Small – percussion
  • Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Richard Griffith, Larry Hatcher – horns
  • David McMurray – lyricon solo
  • Godmoma, Brandy, Parlet, Brides of Funkenstein, Robert Johnson – vocals

Track listing

  1. Mug Push – Phelps Collins, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  2. F-Encounter – Bootsy Collins, Rick Evans, Ron Ford, George Clinton
  3. Is That My Song? – Bootsy Collins, David Spradley
  4. It’s a Musical – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Carl Small
  5. Fat Cat – Phelps Collins, Bootsy Collins
  6. Sacred Flower – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  7. Sound Crack – Bootsy Collins

 

On October 2, 1980.

On October 2, 1980, “Stiff Records” label released “New Hope for the Wretched”, the debut Plasmatics studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Jimmy Miller, Ed Stasium and Rod Swenson.

Personnel:

  • Wendy O. Williams– vocals, saxophone, chainsaw, machine gun
  • Richie Stotts– lead guitar
  • Wes Beech– rhythm guitar
  • Jean Beauvoir– bass guitar
  • Stu Deutsch– drums, synthdrums
  • Jimmy Miller– percussion
  • Ed Stasium– engineer, mixing
  • Rod Swenson – mixing
  • Trevor Hallsey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Tight Black Pants – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  2. Monkey Suit – Rod Swenson, Wes Beech
  3. Living Dead – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  4. Test Tube Babies – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  5. Won’t You – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  6. Concrete Shoes – Rod Swenson, Chosei Funahara
  7. Squirm” (Live) – Rod Swenson, Wes Beech
  8. Want You Baby – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  9. Dream Lover – Bobby Darin
  10. Sometimes I – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  11. Corruption – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts
  12. Butcher Baby – Rod Swenson, Richie Stotts

On June 30, 1980.

On June 30, 1980, “Red Eye Records” label released “The Krazy Kong Album”, the fourth Wild Willy Barrett album. It was recorded in 1971, 1973 and 1979, and was produced by Wild Willy Barrett and Tony Atkins.

Personnel:

  • Wild Willy Barrett – vocals, guitar, violin, bass, banjo, keyboards, percussion
  • Adam Francis – guitar
  • Lol Coxhill – saxophone
  • Mark Freeman – drums

All tracks by Wild Willy Barrett and Adam Francis, except where noted.

  1. Krazy Kong
  2. Return og Kong
  3. I’m a Dog
  4. Bus Shelter Reagge
  5. Kong and the Soup Dragon
  6. Me and the Devil – Robert Johnson
  7. The Lambeth Trot – Douglas Furber, Noel Gay
  8. Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes – Wild Willy Barrett
  9. One Leg Blues – Wild Willy Barrett
  10. Shot of Redeye – Wild Willy Barrett

 

On June 15, 1980.

On June 15, 1980, “Columbia” label released “Old Crest on a New Wave”, the ninth Dave Mason studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dave Mason and Joe Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Dave Mason – lead vocals, guitar
  • Michael Jackson – vocals
  • Jim Krueger – guitar
  • Bob Glaub- bass
  • Mark Stein – organ, synthesizer
  • Mike Finnigan- organ, piano
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Ray Revis – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Paralyzed
  2. You’re a Friend of Mine
  3. I’m Missing You
  4. Talk To Me
  5. Gotta Be on My Way
  6. Save Me
  7. Life is a Ladder
  8. Tryin’ to Get Back to You
  9. Get it Right
  10. Old Crest on a New Wave

On June 13,1980.

On June 13, 1980, “Decca” label released “Night Flight”, the third Justin Hayward studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Jeff Wayne.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward – vocals, guitars; bass, drums
  • Jeff Wayne – piano, arrangements, conducting
  • Jo Partridge – guitars
  • Ken Freeman- keyboards
  • Herbie Flowers– bass
  • Dave Holland- drums
  • Barry de Souza – drums
  • Stuart Elliott- drums
  • Roy Jones – percussion
  • Tony Carr – percussion
  • Doreen Chanter- vocals
  • Irene Chanter- vocals
  • Steve Gray – arrangements
  • Geoff Young– engineer
  • Paul Taylor, Craig Thompson, Norman Goodman.- engineer assistant
  • Graham Meek – technical assistance

Track listing:

  1. Night Flight – Jeff Wayne, Paul Vigrass
  2. Maybe It’s Just Love – Mike Silver
  3. Crazy Lovers – Justin Hayward
  4. Penumbra Moon – Billy Nicholls
  5. Nearer to You – Justin Hayward
  6. A Face in the Crowd – Justin Hayward
  7. Suitcase – Justin Hayward
  8. I’m Sorry – Daryl Hall, John Oates
  9. It’s Not On – Jeff Wayne, Gary Osborne
  10. Bedtime Stories – Colin Still

On May 24, 1980.

On May 24, 1980, “Back Door/Phonogram” label released “Compass Kumpas”, the debut “Dalek I Love You” album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool and was produced by The Blitz Brothers, Alan Gill and Dave Hughes..

Personnel:

  • Alan Gill – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Hughes – piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Chris Hughes- additional drums, percussion, FX
  • Hugh Jones– bass, recording engineer
  • Ken Peers– drums
  • Dave Bates – additional backing vocals
  • Frazer Henry – recording engineer.

Track listing:

All tracks Alan Gill and Dave Hughes; except where noted.

  1. The World
  2. 8 Track
  3. Dalek I Love You (Destiny)
  4. A Suicide
  5. The Kiss
  6. Trapped
  7. Two Chameleons
  8. Freedom Fighters
  9. You Really Got Me
  10. Mad
  11. Good Times
  12. We’re All Actors
  13. Heat
  14. Missing 15 Minutes

 

On May 23, 1980.

On May 23, 1980, “Stiff Records” labels released “The Up Escalator”, the fifth Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Graham Parker – vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Springsteen- background vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins- acoustic piano
  • Jimmy Maelen- percussion
  • Martin Belmont- guitar
  • Danny Federici- organ
  • Steve Goulding- drums
  • Brinsley Schwarz- guitar, background vocals
  • Peter Wood- synthesizer
  • Andrew Bodnar- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. No Holding Back
  2. Devil’s Sidewalk
  3. Stupefaction
  4. Jolie Jolie
  5. Love Without Greed
  6. Endless Night
  7. Paralyzed
  8. Maneuvers
  9. Empty Lives
  10. The Beating of Another Heart