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In March 1984.

In March 1984, “Blau” label released “Deià…Vu”, the eleventh Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded in December 1980, at “Maller Studios” in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Joan Bibiloni.

Track listing:

  • Kevin Ayers- lead vocals, guitar
  • Joan Bibiloni – guitars
  • Ollie Halsall- bass, guitar
  • Daniel Lagarde – bass
  • Quique Villafania – drums
  • Miguel Figuerola – drums
  • Zanna Gregmar – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jorge Pardo – saxophone
  • Linda Novit – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers, except where noted.

  1. Champagne and Valium
  2. Thank God for a Sense of Humor
  3. Take It Easy
  4. Stop Playing with My Heart (You Are a Big Girl)
  5. My Speeding Heart
  6. Lay Lady Lay – Bob Dylan
  7. Stop Playing With My Heart II
  8. Be Aware of the Dog



In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Ralph” label released “The Tunes of Two Cities” the second part of the “Mole Trilogy” by The Residents. It was recorded October 1980-January 1982, and was produced by The Cryptic Corporation. The album is known to be one of the first to use the E-mu Emulator, one of the earliest commercial digital samplers.

  1. Serenade for Missy
  2. A Maze of Jigsaws
  3. Mousetrap
  4. God of Darkness
  5. Smack Your Lips (Clap Your Teeth)
  6. Praise for the Curse
  7. The Secret Seed
  8. Smokebeems
  9. Mourning the Undead
  10. Song of the Wild
  11. The Evil Disposers
  12. Happy Home

In March 1981.

In March 1981, “A&M” label released “Honi Soit” the seventh John Cale studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, at “CBS Studios” and “St. & Media Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Thorne and John Cale. The album cover art was by Andy Warhol.


  • John Cale – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, viola
  • John Gatchell– trumpet
  • Jim Goodwin – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Peter Muny – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Robert Medici – drums, backing vocals
  • Sturgis Nikides – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bomberettes – Mo-dettes – backing vocals
  • Harvey Goldberg – recording, mixing
  • Carl Beatty – engineering
  • Harold Tarowsky – assistant engineering
  • Jane Friedman – management
  • John Vogel – graphic design
  • Fred Lorey – photography
  • Warren Frank – flight engineer
  • Louis Tropia – logistics

Track listing:

All tracks by John Cale; except where noted.

  1. Dead or Alive
  2. Strange Times in Casablanca
  3. Fighter Pilot
  4. Wilson Joliet
  5. Streets of Laredo – traditional, arr. by John Cale
  6. Honi Soit (La Première Leçon de Français)
  7. Riverbank
  8. Russian Roulette
  9. Magic & Lies

In March 1981.

In March 1981, “Arista” label released “Nightwalker” the seventh Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, at “Smoketree” in Chatsworth, California, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, and Ross Vannelli.


  • Gino Vannelli– lead, backing vocals
  • Joe Vannelli- electric piano, acoustic piano, organ and synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Mike Miller- electric guitar and acoustic guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta- drums
  • Neil Stubenhaus- bass
  • Mike Fisher – congas and percussion
  • David Boruff – saxophone
  • Brad Cole – string arrangements
  • Stephanie Spruill – backing vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals
  • Ross Vannelli – backing vocals
  • Doug Parry – backing vocals
  • Norm Kinney – engineer
  • Doug Parry – assistant engineer
  • Rick Romano – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman- mastering engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Mark Hanauer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Nightwalker
  2. Seek and You Will Find – Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  3. Put the Weight on My Shoulders
  4. I Believe – Gino Vannelli and Ross Vannelli
  5. Santa Rosa
  6. Living Inside Myself
  7. Stay With Me
  8. Sally (She Says the Sweetest Things)

On March 11, 2003.

On March 11, 2003, “Rykodisc” label released “Volume 4”, the seventeenth Joe Jackson album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Joe Jackson. It was the first album to feature the Joe Jackson Band since the 1980 “Beat Crazy”.


  • Joe Jackson– piano, organ, electric piano, melodica, lead vocals, arrangements
  • David Houghton – drums, backing vocals
  • Graham Maby– bass, backing vocals
  • Gary Sanford – guitar, backing vocals
  • Julie Gardner – recording engineer
  • Helen Atkinson – assistant recording engineer
  • Sean Slade, Paul Kolderie- mixing engineer
  • Juan Garcia – assistant mixing engineer
  • Ted Jensen, Nathan James – mastering engineer
  • Frank Orlinsky – art direction
  • Geoff Spear, Spencer Rowell, Tom Sheehan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Jackson.

  1. Take it Like a Man
  2. Still Alive
  3. Awkward Age
  4. Chrome
  5. Love at First Light
  6. Fairy Dust
  7. Little Bit Stupid
  8. Blue Flame
  9. Dirty Martini
  10. Thugz ‘R’Us
  11. Bright Grey


On February 23, 1981.


On February 23, 1981, “PGP-RTB” label released “Pokvarena mašta i prljave strasti” (Perverted Imagination and Sordid Passions), the second Riblja Čorba, studio album. It was recorded December 1980-February 1981, at “Druga Maca Studio” in Belgrade, and was produced by Enco Lesić. The album cover was designed by Jugoslav Vlahović.


  • Bora Đorđević- vocals, harmonica, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Rajko Kojić- guitar
  • Momčilo Bajagić- guitar, backing vocals
  • Miša Aleksić- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Vicko Milatović– drums
  • Enco Lesić- piano, keyboard
  • Dušan Vasiljević – recording engineer
  • Miroslav Cvetković – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Srećan put pišo moja mala – Bora Đorđević, Momčilo Bajagić
  2. Nemoj srećo, nemoj danas – Bora Đorđević, Momčilo Bajagić
  3. Vidiš da sam gadan kad sam tebe gladan – Bora Đorđević, Rajko Kojić
  4. Vrlo, vrlo zadovoljan tip – Bora Đorđević
  5. Neke su žene pratile vojnike – Bora Đorđević
  6. Ostaću slobodan – Bora Đorđević, Miša Aleksić
  7. Hajde, sestro slatka – Bora Đorđević
  8. Lak muškarac – Bora Đorđević
  9. Dva dinara druže – Bora Đorđević, Momčilo Bajagić
  10. Evo ti za taksi – Bora Đorđević, Momčilo Bajagić
  11. Rekla je – Bora Đorđević, Enco Lesić