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On June 17, 1983.

On June 17, 1983, “A&M” label released “Synchronicity”, the fifth and final Police (the) studio album. It was recorded December 1982 – February 1983, at “Air” in Montserrat, “Le Studio” in Quebec, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland.

Personnel:

  • Sting – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, upright bass, keyboards, drum machine, sequencer, saxophone, oboe
  • Andy Summers – lead and backing vocals, electric guitars, keyboards
  • Stewart Copeland – drums, marimba, percussion, backing vocals
  • Hugh Padgham – engineer
  • Renate Blauel – engineer assistant
  • Robbie Whelan – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeff Ayeroff – art direction, design
  • Norman Moore – art direction, design
  • Duane Michals – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sting, except where noted.

  1. Synchronicity I
  2. Walking in Your Footsteps
  3. O My God
  4. Mother – Andy Summers
  5. Miss Gradenko – Stewart Copeland
  6. Synchronicity II
  7. Every Breath You Take
  8. King of Pain
  9. Wrapper Around Your Finger
  10. Tea in the Sahara

On April 15, 1982.

On April 15, 1982, “Columbia” label released “Lite Me Up”, the 28th Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “George Massenburg Studio” in Los Angeles,  “El Dorado Studios” in Hollywood, “Garden Rake Studios”, and was produced by Herbie Hancock, Jay Graydon and Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock – vocals, clavinet, keyboards, Minimoog, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer drums, vocoder
  • Steve Lukather, David Williams, Jay Graydon – guitar
  • David Foster – piano
  • Michael Boddicker, Corrado Rustici, Frank Martin – synthesizer
  • Louis Johnson, Randy Jackson, Abraham Laboriel, Sr. – bass
  • Narada Michael Walden, Jeff Porcaro, John “J.R.” Robinson – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone, woodwind
  • Jerry Hey – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Chuck Findley – trombone, trumpet
  • William Frank “Bill” Reichenbach, Jr. – trombone
  • Wayne Anthony – lead vocals
  • Patrice Rushen – vocals, vocoder
  • Patti Austin, Paulette Williams, Jim Gilstrap, Venette Gloud, Linda Lawrence, John Lehman, Richard Page – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Lite Me Up! – Rod Temperton
  2. The Bomb – Herbie Hancock, Rod Temperton
  3. Gettin’ to the Good Part – Herbie Hancock, Rod Temperton
  4. Paradise – Bill Champlin, David Foster, Jay Graydon, Herbie Hancock
  5. Can’t Hide Your Love – Jeffrey Cohen, Herbie Hancock, Narada Michael Walden
  6. The Fun Tracks – Rod Temperton
  7. Motor Mouth – Rod Temperton
  8. Give It All Your Heart – Herbie Hancock, Rod Temperton

On March 23, 2021.

On March 23, 2021, Ethel Nagy Gabriel died aged 99. She was music producer and record executive, known as the first female producer in the music industry. She produced more than 2500 albums, winner of “Grammy Award” in 1982, produced six Grammy winning albums, and “15 RIAA Certified Gold Records” hits. Among the others, Gabriel worked with Henry Mancini, Elvis Presley, Al Hirt, Roger Whittaker, Neil Sedaka, Eddie Fisher, Paul Anka, Dolly Parton and Perry Como.

In February 1983.

In February 1983, “Columbia” label released “Procession”, the eleventh Weather Report album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Josef Zawinul and Wayne Shorter.

Personnel:

  • Josef Zawinul – keyboards
  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Victor Bailey – bass
  • Omar Hakim – vocals, drums, guitar
  • José Rossy – percussion, concertina
  • The Manhattan Transfer – vocals
  • Neil Dorfsman, Tom Fouce, Mitch Gibson, Tom Miller – engineer
  • John Lykes – cover artwork
  • Bruce Talamon – photography

Track listing:

  1. Procession – Josef Zawinul
  2. Plaza Real – Wayne Shorter
  3. Two Lines – Josef Zawinul
  4. Where the Moon Goes – lyrics by Nan O’Byrne and Josef Zawinul, music by Josef Zawinul
  5. The Well – Wayne Shorter, Joseph Zawinul
  6. Molasses Run – Omar Hakim

In December 1982.

In December 1982, “Casablanca” label released “White Heat”, the twelfth Dusty Springfield studio album. It was recorded November 1981 – June 1982, at “Conway Recording Studios”, “Kendun Recorders” and “Group IV Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Howard Steele, Dusty Springfield and Andre Sischer.

Personnel:

  • Dusty Springfield – lead and background vocals
  • George Nauful – guitar
  • David Plehn – guitar
  • Jean Roussel – synthesizer, piano
  • Robbie Buchanan – piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Tommy Faragher – synthesizer, percussion, background vocals, Wurlitzer electric piano, Casio
  • Nicky Hopkins – piano
  • James Newton Howard – Prophet-5 synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Caleb Quaye – synthesizer, bass, guitar, Wurlitzer electric piano, Minimoog
  • Kevan Staples – clarinet, guitar, Minimoog
  • Steve Sykes – guitar, Wurlitzer electric piano, Minimoog
  • Nathan East – bass guitar
  • Davey Faragher – bass
  • Marlo Henderson – bass
  • Mark Leonard – bass
  • Kenny Lee Lewis – bass
  • André Fischer – drums
  • Casey Scheuerell – drums
  • Linn Drums – drums
  • Steve Zaretsky – percussion
  • Max Gronenthal – backing vocals
  • Eddy Keating – backing vocals
  • John Townsend – backing vocals
  • Danny Ironstone – backing vocals
  • Barbara Busa Cilla – backing vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – arranger, conductor
  • Howard Steele – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Zaretsky – engineer assistant
  • Lindy Griffin – engineer assistant
  • Philip Moores – engineer assistant
  • Karen Chamberlain – engineer assistant
  • Les D. Cooper – assistant engineer
  • Debra Courier – production assistant
  • Jackie Krost – executive producer
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Bret Lopez – photography
  • Mac James – paintings

Track listing:

  1. Donnez Moi – Jean-Alain Roussel, Paul Northfield, Luc Plamondon, Christiane Robichaud
  2. I Don’t Think We Could Ever Be Friends – Jean-Alain Roussel, Sting
  3. Blind Sheep – Daniel Ironstone, Tommy Faragher, Dusty Springfield, Mary Unobsky
  4. Don’t Call It Love – Dean Pitchford, Tom Snow
  5. Time and Time Again – Paul Buchanan, Jay Gruska
  6. I Am Curious – Carole Pope, Kevan Staples
  7. Sooner or Later – Tommy Faragher, Daniel Ironstone
  8. Losing You (Just a Memory) – Elvis Costello
  9. Gotta Get Used to You – Jean-Alain Roussel
  10. Soft Core – Carole Pope, Kevan Staples

In November 1982.

In November 1982, “Polydor” label released “Rip It Up”, the second Orange Juice album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Berwick Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Martin Hayles.

Personnel:

  • Edwyn Collins – vocals, guitar, violin
  • Malcolm Ross – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • David McClymont – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Zeke Manyika – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Martin Hayles – piano, synthesizer
  • Gavyn Wright – violin
  • Paul Quinn – vocals
  • Dick Morrissey – saxophone
  • Martin Drover – flugelhorn
  • Mel Gaynor – percussion
  • Louise Waddle – handclaps
  • Danny Cummings – percussion
  • Gwyn Mathias – additional engineering
  • Orange Juice – sleeve design
  • Eric Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rip It Up – Edwyn Collins, David McClymont, Malcolm Ross, Zeke Manyika
  2. A Million Pleading Faces – Zeke Manyika
  3. Mud in Your Eye – Edwyn Collins
  4. Turn Away – Malcolm Ross
  5. Breakfast Time – Edwyn Collins
  6. I Can’t Help Myself – Edwyn Collins, David McClymont
  7. Flesh of My Flesh – Edwyn Collins
  8. Louise Louise – Edwyn Collins
  9. Hokoyo – Edwyn Collins, David McClymont, Malcolm Ross, Zeke Manyika, Zop Cormorant
  10. Tenterhook – Edwyn Collins

In October 1982.

In October 1982, “Magnet” label released “Forging Ahead”, the fourth Bad Manners album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales    and was produced by Roger Lomas.

Personnel:

• Buster Bloodvessel – lead vocals
• Louis Alphonso – guitar
• Martin Stewart – keyboards
• Chris Kane – tenor saxophone
• Andrew Marson – alto saxophone, banjo
• Paul “Gus” Hyman – trumpet
• Winston Bazoomies – harmonica, backing vocals
• David Farren – bass
• Brian Tuitt – drums
• Ted Sharp – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Buster Bloodvessel, Louis Alphonso, Martin Stewart, Chris Kane, Andrew Marson, Paul “Gus” Hyman, Winston Bazoomies, David Farren and Brian Tuitt, except where noted.

  1. That’ll Do Nicely
  2. Salad Bar
  3. Tonight Is Your Night
  4. Samson and Delilah (Biblical Version)
  5. Exodus – Ernest Gold
  6. Got No Brains
  7. My Girl Lollipop – Morris Levy, Johnny Roberts
  8. Falling Out of Love
  9. Seventh Heaven
  10. Educating Marmalade
  11. What’s Up Crazy Pup – Van Morrison
  12. Your

On August 15, 1983.

On August 15, 1983, “Epic” label released “Next Position Please”, the seventh Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded in December 1982, at “Utopia Sound” in Lake Hill, New York, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and Ian Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Nielsen – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jon Brant – bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums, percussion
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, engineer
  • Paul Klingberg – engineer
  • Chris Andersen – engineer
  • John Berg – design
  • David Kennedy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Take It – Robin Zander
  2. Borderline
  3. I Don’t Love Here Anymore
  4. Next Position Please
  5. Younger Girls – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
  6. Dancing the Night Away – Nick Garvey, Andy McMaster
  7. 3-D
  8. You Say Jump
  9. Y.O.Y.O.Y.
  10. Won’t Take No for an Answer
  11. Heaven’s Falling – Todd Rundgren
  12. Invaders of the Heart

In August 1982.

In August 1982, “Capitol” label released “Cut”, the sixteen Golden Earing album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Shell Schellekens.

Personnel:

  • Barry Hay – vocals, guitar
  • George Kooymans – vocals, guitar
  • Rinus Gerritsen – bass, keyboards
  • Cesar Zuiderwijk – drums
  • Robert Jan Stips – synthesizer
  • Hans Hollestelle – horns arangements
  • John Kriek – engineer
  • Harold Edgerton, Kees Tabak – photography
  • Koos O – lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Hay and George Kooymans except where noted.

  1. The Devil Made Me Do It
  2. Future – George Kooymans
  3. Baby Dynamite – Barry Hay
  4. Last of the Mohicans
  5. Lost and Found – Rinus Gerritsen, Barry Hay
  6. Twilight Zone – George Kooymans
  7. Chargin’ Up My Batteries
  8. Secrets – Barry Hay

On June 14, 1983.

On June 14, 1983, “Elektra” label released “Baselines”, the debut Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in March 1982, at “OAO Studio” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Material.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – Ibanez 8-string, Fender 6-string, Fender Fretless Precision, Music Man Sting Ray, Steinberger bass
  • Michael Beinhorn – Prophet-5, synthesizer, shortwave, tape 
  • Ralph Carney – bass saxophone, contrabass clarinet
  • Fred Frith – guitar, violin
  • George Lewis – trombone
  • Ronald Shannon Jackson – drums
  • Martin Bisi – drums, percussion, recording
  • Phillip Wilson – drums 
  • David Moss – voice, steel drum, percussion
  • Daniel Ponce – congas 
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Activate – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  2. Work Song – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell, George Lewis
  3. Hindsight – Martin Bisi, Bill Laswell
  4. Uprising – Bill Laswell
  5. Barricade – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell, George Lewis
  6. Upright Man – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  7. Moving Target – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  8. Lowlands – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  9. Conservation – Bill Laswell