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On March 29, 1982.

On March 29, 1982, “Atlantic” label released “Angst in My Pants”, the eleventh Sparks studio album. It was recorded in 1981 at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, Germany, and was produced by Mack.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael- vocals
  • Ron Mael- keyboards, synthesizers, cover concept
  • Leslie Bohem- bass guitar, additional background vocals
  • Bob Haag – guitar, additional background vocals
  • David Kendrick – drums
  • James Goodwin – synthesizers
  • Mack- production, engineering, synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.

  1. Angst in My Pants
  2. I Predict
  3. Sextown U.S.A.
  4. Sherlock Holmes
  5. Nicotina
  6. Mickey Mouse
  7. Moustache
  8. Instant Weight Loss
  9. Tarzan and Jane
  10. The Decline and Fall of Me
  11. Eaten by the Monster of Love

On March 19, 1982.

On March 19, 1982, “CBS” label released “Batteries Not Included”, the fourth and final After the Fire album. It was recorded in 1981, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mack.

Personnel:

  • Andy Piercy – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – keyboards
  • John Russell – guitar
  • Pete King – drums

All tracks by Andy Piercy and Peter Banks, except where noted.

  1. Short Change
  2. Frozen Rivers
  3. Sometimes – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell
  4. Sailing Ship
  5. I Don’t Understand Your Love
  6. The Stranger
  7. Rich Boys
  8. Carry Me Home
  9. Dancing in the Shadows
  10. Space Walking
  11. Gina
  12. Stuck in Paris (Nowhere To Go)
  13. Bright Lights

On March 15, 1982.

On March 15, 1982, “RCA” label released “Another Grey Area”, the sixth Graham Parker album, his first solo album without his regular band, The Rumour. It was recorded in 1981, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas and Graham Parker.

Personnel:

  • Graham Parker – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Nicky Hopkins– acoustic piano
  • George Small – keyboards, ondioline
  • Hugh McCracken– electric guitars, harmonica
  • David Brown – electric guitars
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass
  • Michael Braun – drums
  • Kurt McGettric – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Jim Clouse – saxophones
  • Paul Prestopino – banjo
  • Jack Douglas– percussion
  • Krystal Davis, Karen Lawrence, Eric Troyer, Fred Hostetler – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. Temporary Beauty
  2. Another Grey Area
  3. No More Excuses
  4. Dark Side of the Bright Lights
  5. Can’t Waste a Minute
  6. Big Fat Zero
  7. You Hit the Spot
  8. It’s All Worth Nothing Alone
  9. Crying for Attention
  10. Thankless Task
  11. Fear Not

On February 1, 1983.

On February 1, 1983, “Columbia” label released “Frontiers”, the eighth Journey studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Mike Stone and Kevin Elson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Smith- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Randy Jackson- bass guitar
  • Mike Stone- engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Elson – mixing
  • Wally Buck – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  2. Send Her My Love – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  3. Chain Reaction – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  4. After the Fall – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  5. Faithfully – Jonathan Cain
  6. Edge of the Blade – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  7. Troubled Child – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  8. Back Talk – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Steve Smith
  9. Frontiers – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Steve Smith
  10. Rubicon – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain

On November 30, 1982.

On November 30, 1982, “Geffen” label released “Three Lock Box”, the seventh Sammy Hagar studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Keith Olsen.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Gary Pihl– guitar
  • David Lauser– drums
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Reno– vocals
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards
  • Patrick Gleason – sound effects
  • Richard Page– additional backing vocals
  • Tom Kelly– additional backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sammy Hagar, except where noted.

  1. Three Lock Box
  2. Remote Love
  3. Remember the Heroes – Jonathan Cain, Sammy Hagar
  4. Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy
  5. In the Room
  6. Rise of the Animal
  7. I Wouldn’t Change a Thing
  8. Growing Up
  9. Never Give Up – Keith Olsen, Alan Pasqua
  10. I Don’t Need Love – Bill Church, Sammy Hagar, David Lauser, Gary Pihl

 

On November 4, 1982.

On November 4, 1982, “Rough Trade” label released “…If I Die, I Die”, the debut Virgin Prunes album. It was recorded July – August 1982, at “Windmill Lane Studios” in Dublin, Ireland, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Dave-iD Busaras – vocals
  • Mary D’Nellon – drums
  • Dik Evans– guitar
  • Gavin Friday– vocals
  • Guggi– vocals
  • Strongman – bass guitar
  • Kevin Moloney – engineering
  • Steve Parker – engineering
  • Denis Blackham – engineering
  • BilBo – mastering
  • RX – sleeve design
  • Ursula Steiger – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave-iD Busaras, Mary D’Nellon, Dik Evans, Gavin Friday, Guggi and Strongman.

  1. Ulakanakulot
  2. Decline and Fall
  3. Sweethome Under White Clouds
  4. Bau-Dachöng
  5. Baby Turns Blue
  6. Ballad of the Man
  7. Walls of Jericho
  8. Caucasian Walk
  9. Theme for Thought

On September 20, 1982.

On September 20, 1982, “Atlantic” label released “Ghost Town”, the fifteenth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by John H.R. Mills, Paul Cotton, Rusty Young, Charlie Harrison, Steve Chapman and Kim Bullard.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Charlie Harrison– vocals, bass
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Armand Karpoff– cello
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone
  • Buell Neidlinger– bass
  • Denise Subotnile– vocals, guitar, viola

Track listing:

  1. Ghost Town – Rusty Young
  2. How Will You Feel Tonight – Paul Cotton
  3. Shoot For The Moon – Rusty Young
  4. The Midnight Rodeo (In The Lead Tonight) – Paul Cotton
  5. Cry No More – Rusty Young
  6. Break Of Hearts – Paul Cotton
  7. Love’s So Cruel – Rusty Young
  8. Special Care – Paul Cotton
  9. When Hearts Collide – Rusty Young
  10. High Sierra – Paul Cotton