Tag Archives: 1981

On March 25, 2014.

On March 25, 2014, “Legacy Recordings” label released “Out Among the Stars” the posthumous Johnny Cash studio album. The album materials come from the lost 1980s sessions with producer Billy Sherrill, shelved by “Columbia Records”, and discovered and compiled by Cash’s son John Carter Cash in 2012. The materials were recorded 1981-1984, at “Columbia Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and “1111 Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and were produced by Billy Sherrill, John Carter Cash and Steve Berkowitz.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Pete Bordonali – guitar
  • Jerry Carrigan – guitar
  • June Carter Cash– duet
  • Pete Drake– steel guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Waylon Jennings– duet
  • Kenny Malone– drums
  • Terry McMillan– harmonica
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Minnie Pearl– vocals
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Billy Sanford – guitar
  • Dale Sellers – guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Marty Stuart– guitar, mandolin
  • John C. Williams – bass guitar
  • Bobby Wood – piano
  • Robert Wray – guitar
  • Niko Bolas– percussion
  • Sam Bush– mandolin
  • Carlene Carter– background vocals
  • Laura Cash – fiddle
  • Jerry Douglas– Dobro
  • Mark Fain – upright bass
  • Tony Harrell – keyboards
  • Rick Lonow – percussion
  • Buddy Miller– guitar
  • Pat McLaughlin – guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar, mandolin
  • Bryan Sutton– acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Blade – percussion
  • Cash Cabin Vocal Group” and the full student body of Sumner Academy of Gallatin, Tennessee – additional vocals
  • Niko Bolas – mixing
  • Lou Robin – executive production
  • Joseph M. Palmaccio– mastering
  • Chuck Turner – engineering
  • Nathan Yarborough – additional mixing

Track listing:

  1. Out Among the Stars – Adam Mitchell
  2. Baby Ride Easy – Richard Dobson
  3. She Used to Love Me a Lot – Kye Fleming, Dennis Morgan, Charles Quillen
  4. After All – Charles Cochran, Sandy Mason
  5. I’m Movin’ On – Hank Snow
  6. If I Told You Who It Was – Bobby Braddock, Curly Putman
  7. Call Your Mother – Johnny Cash
  8. I Drove Her Out of My Mind – Gary Gentry, Hillman Hall
  9. Tennessee – Rick Scott
  10. Rock and Roll Shoes – Paul Kennerley, Graham Lyle
  11. Don’t You Think It’s Come Our Time – Tommy Collins
  12. I Came to Believe – Johnny Cash
  13. She Used to Love Me a Lot (JC/ECVersion) – Kye Fleming, Dennis Morgan, Charles Quillen
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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Polydor” label released “The Anvil”, the second Visage studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Mayfair Studios” in London, and was produced by Midge Ure, Steve Strange, Dave Formula, Billy Currie and Rusty Egan. The album’s front cover photograph was taken by Helmut Newton.

Personnel:

  • Steve Strange– lead vocals
  • Midge Ure– guitars, backing vocals, synthesizer
  • Dave Formula– synthesizer
  • Billy Currie– electric violin, synthesizer
  • Rusty Egan– drums, backing vocals, electronic drums
  • Barry Adamson– bass
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Perri Lister– backing vocals
  • Lorraine Whitmarsh – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Currie, Rusty Egan, Dave Formula, Steve Strange and Midge Ure.

  1. The Damned Don’t Cry
  2. Anvil (Night Club School)
  3. Move Up
  4. Night Train
  5. The Horseman
  6. Look What They’ve Done
  7. Again We Love
  8. Wild Life
  9. Whispers

 

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Chrysalis” label released “Diamond” the second Spandau Ballet album. It was recorded 1981-1982, and was produced by Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Tony Hadley – lead vocals, synthesizer
  • Gary Kemp – guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Martin Kemp – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Norman – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • John Keeble – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)
  2. Instinction
  3. Paint Me Down
  4. Coffee Club
  5. She Loved Like Diamond
  6. Pharaoh
  7. Innocence and Science
  8. Missionary

 

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Ruby” label released “Walk Among Us” the debut Misfits album. It was recorded June 1981-August 1981, December 1981-January 1982, and was produced by Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, Doyle and Arthur Googy.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Danzig– vocals, guitar, overdubbed guitar
  • Jerry Only– bass, background vocals
  • Doyle– guitar, background vocals
  • Arthur Googy– drums
  • Mike Taylor– engineer
  • Pat Burnette – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Glenn Danzig.

  1. 20 Eyes
  2. I Turned into a Martian
  3. All Hell Breaks Loose
  4. Vampira
  5. Nike-A-Go-Go
  6. Hate Breeders
  7. Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?
  8. Night of the Living Dead
  9. Skulls
  10. Violent World
  11. Devil’s Whorehouse
  12. Astro Zombies
  13. Braineaters

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Venice in Peril” label released “The Golden Age of Wireless” the debut Thomas Dolby album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Thomas Dolby and Tim Friese-Greene.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Dolby – vocals, drum programs, wave computer, backing vocals, synthesizer, piano, monk voice, kalimba
  • James Allen – backing vocals
  • Kevin Armstrong– guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Birch – guitar, monk voice
  • Bosco – percussion
  • Les Chappel – backing vocals
  • Judy Evans – backing vocals
  • Lesley Fairbairn – backing vocals
  • Mark Heyward-Chaplin – bass guitar
  • Justin Hildreth – drums
  • Simon House– violin
  • Tim Kerr – violin
  • Mutt Lange– backing vocals
  • Simon Lloyd – leadline brass, flute
  • Lene Lovich– backing vocals
  • John Marsh – shipping forecast
  • Daniel Miller– synthesizer
  • Guido Orlando – Chilean translations, distress, grace
  • Andy Partridge– harmonica, percussion
  • Magnus Pyke– voiceover
  • Matthew Seligman– Moog bass
  • Miriam Stockley – backing vocals
  • Bruce Woolley– backing vocals, monk voice
  • Akiko Yano– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Dolby, except where noted.

  1. Flying North
  2. Commercial Breakup – Thomas Dolby, Tim Kerr
  3. Weightless
  4. Europa and the Pirate Twins
  5. Windpower
  6. The Wreck of The Fairchild
  7. Airwaves
  8. Radio Silence
  9. Cloudburst at Shingle Street

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Neutral” label released the debut, self-titled Sonic Youth EP. It was recorded December 1081-January 1982, at “Radio City Music Hall Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Richard Edson.

Personnel:

  • Thurston Moore– guitar, vocals, bass guitar
  • Kim Gordon– bass guitar, vocals, guitar
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitar, vocals, power drill
  • Richard Edson– drums
  • Don Hunerberg – engineering

Track listing:

All music by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Richard Edson.

  1. The Burning Spear – lyrics Thurston Moore
  2. I Dreamed a Dream – lyrics Richard Edson, Lee Ranaldo
  3. She Is Not Alone – lyrics Thurston Moore
  4. I Don’t Want to Push It – lyrics Kim Gordon
  5. The Good and the Bad