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On July 2, 1984.

On July 2, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “The Last In Line”, the second Dio studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Caribou Ranch” in Colorado, and was produced by Ronnie James Dio.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie James Dio– lead vocals
  • Vivian Campbell– guitar
  • Jimmy Bain– bass
  • Claude Schnell- keyboards
  • Vinny Appice– drums, percussion
  • Angelo Arcuri – engineer
  • Rich Markowitz – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Barry Jackson – illustration

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ronnie James Dio, music as noted.

  1. We Rock – Ronnie James Dio
  2. The Last in Line – Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell, Ronnie James Dio
  3. Breathless – Vivian Campbell, Ronnie James Dio
  4. I Speed at Night – Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell, Ronnie James Dio
  5. One Night in the City – Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell, Ronnie James Dio
  6. Evil Eyes – Ronnie James Dio
  7. Mystery – Jimmy Bain, Ronnie James Dio
  8. Eat Your heart Out – Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell, Ronnie James Dio
  9. Egypt (The Chains Are On) – Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell, Ronnie James Dio

 

On May 30, 1984.

On May 30, 1984, “Grunt” label released “Nuclear Furniture”, the eighth Jefferson Starship album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Ron Nevison.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– vocals, arrangements
  • Donny Baldwin– vocals, drums, percussion, arrangements
  • Craig Chaquico– lead guitar, arrangements
  • David Freiberg– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, electric rhythm guitar, acoustic rhythm guitar, banjo, arrangements
  • Pete Sears– bass, keyboards, arrangements
  • Mickey Thomas– vocals, arrangements
  • Peter Wolf– synthesizers, keyboards, LinnDrum programming
  • Brian MacLeod– Simmons drums
  • Ron Nevison– engineer, arrangements
  • Peter Wolf– arrangements
  • Maureen Droney – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Eddy – assistant mixing engineer
  • Mike Reese – mastering
  • Maurice – production coordinator
  • Rod Dyer, Clive Pierce / Dyer / Kahn, Inc. – cover design

 Track listing:

  1. Layin’ It on the Line – lyrics by Mickey Thomas, Craig Chaquico, music by Craig Chaquico, Mickey Thomas
  2. No Way Out – lyrics by Ina Wolf, music by Peter Wolf
  3. Sorry Me, Sorry You – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  4. Live and Let Live – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  5. Connection – lyrics by Paul Kantner, music by Thomas Kantner
  6. Rose Goes to Yale – lyrics by Paul Kantner, Ronnie Gilbert, music by Thomas Kantner
  7. Magician – lyrics by Grace Slick, music by Peter Wolf
  8. Assassin – lyrics by Jeannnette Sears, ,music by Pete Sears
  9. Shinning in the Moonlight – lyrics by Craig Chaquito, Thomas Kantner, music by Craig Chaquito
  10. Showdown – Grace Slick
  11. Champion – lyrics by Paul Kantner, Ronnie Gilbert, music by Thomas Kantner

On May 21, 1985.

On May 21, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “The Confessor”, the seventh Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded in 1984 at “Goodnight L.A Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Olsen and Joe Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh- lead vocals, lead guitar, synthesizer, bass guitar, talk box
  • Waddy Wachtel- guitar
  • Mark Andes- bass guitar
  • Mike Porcaro- bass guitar
  • David Margen – bass guitar
  • Dennis Bellfield – bass guitar
  • Rick Rosas- bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi- drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Chet McCracken – drums
  • Randy Newman- keyboards
  • Alan Pasqua- keyboards
  • Jerry Peterson – saxophone
  • Earl Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Kenneth Tussing – trombone
  • Timothy B. Schmit- backing vocals
  • Keith Olsen- engineer
  • Dennis Sager – engineer
  • Greg Fulginiti- mastering
  • Hugh Kent Brown – design, art direction
  • Caspar David Friedrich- paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Problems – Joe Walsh, Bill Arbuckle
  2. I Broke My Leg
  3. Bubbles
  4. Slow Dancing – Loz Netto
  5. 15 Years
  6. The Confessor
  7. Rosewood Bitters – Michael Stanley
  8. Good Man Down – Joe Walsh, Waddy Watchel
  9. Dear John

 

 

On April 1, 1985.

On April 1, 1985, “Virgin” label released “25 O’Clock”, debut Dukes of Stratosphear album. It was recorded in December 1984, at “Chapel Lane Studios” in Hereford, UK, and was produced by John Leckie, Swami Anand Nagara, Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory and Ian Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Sir John Johns (Andy Partridge) – vocals, guitar, bass, sleeve art
  • The Red Curtain (Colin Moulding) – vocals, bass, rhythm guitar
  • Lord Cornelius Plum (Dave Gregory) – mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-toneguitar
  • I.E.I. Owen (Ian “Eewee” Gregory) – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge except where noted

  1. 25 O’ Clock
  2. Bike Ride to the Moon
  3. My Love Explodes
  4. What in the World??… – Colin Moulding
  5. Your Gold Dress
  6. The Mole from the Ministry

On March 23, 1984.

On March 23, 1984, “PGP RTB” label released the self – titled, debut Bastion album. It was recorded in 1983, at “RT Skopje” in Skopje, Macedonia.

Personnel:

  • Kiril Dzajkovski – vocal, synthesizers, rhythm programming, rotomsi, arragements
  • Ljubomir Stojsavljevic – vocal, bass guitar, guitar, bouzouki, rotomsi, arrangements
  • Ana Kostovska – lead and backing vocals, arrangements
  • Anastas Panajotov Tashe – recording engineer
  • Slave Dimitrov – executive producer
  • Konstantin Petrovic – design
  • Vladimir Pavlevski – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kiril Dzajkovski, except where noted.

  1. Hollywood
  2. Deca sunca
  3. A Hot Day in Mexico
  4. Mesec u sholji
  5. Mister kompleks
  6. Lica u ogledalu
  7. Molitva – Ljubomir Stojsavljevic
  8. Boja – Ljubomir Stojsavljevic, Kiril Dzajkovski

In January 1985.

In January 1985, “Passport” label released “POV”, the ninth Utopia studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Utopia Sound Studios” in Old Jet, Bentwaters Parks, Woodbridge, Suffolk, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and Willie Wilcox.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren– vocals, guitar
  • Kasim Sulton– vocals, bass guitar
  • Roger Powell– vocals, keyboards
  • John “Willie” Wilcox– vocals, drums

Track listing:

  1. Play This Game
  2. Style
  3. Stand for Something
  4. Secret Society
  5. Zen Machine
  6. Mated
  7. Wildlife
  8. Mimi Gets Mad
  9. More Light

On January 13, 1986.

On January 13, 1986, “Virgin” label released “Premonition”, the ninth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded 1984 – 1985, and was produced by Peter Frampton and Peter Solley.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton – vocals, guitar, Yamaha CS80synthesizer, bass
  • Tony Levin– bass, Chapman stick
  • Richard Cottle – keyboards
  • Omar Hakim, Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Pete Solley- piano
  • Richie Puente – percussion
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick, Johnne Sambataro- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. Stop – Peter Frampton, Mark Goldenberg
  2. Hiding from a Heartache – Peter Frampton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Stead
  3. You Know So Well
  4. Premonition – Peter Frampton, Rob Sabino
  5. Lying
  6. Moving a Mountain – Peter Frampton, Steve Broughton Lunt, Mark Goldenberg
  7. All Eyes on You
  8. Into View
  9. Call of the Wild – Peter Frampton, Steve Broughton Lunt

In January 1985.

In January 1985, “Grifter” label released “The Restless Stranger”, the debut American Music Club studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Tom Mallon.

Personnel:

  • Mark Eitzel- vocals
  • Dan Pearson – bass
  • Vudi- guitar
  • Matt Norelli- drums
  • Brad Johnson- keyboards
  • Bobby Neel Adams- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Eitzel.

  1. Room Above the Club
  2. $1,000,000 Song
  3. Away Down the Street
  4. Yvonne Gets Dumped
  5. Lucky
  6. Point of Desire
  7. Goodbye Reprise #54
  8. Tell Yourself
  9. When Your Love Is Gone
  10. Heavenly Smile
  11. Broken Glass
  12. Hold on to Your Love
  13. How Low?

 

On January 1, 1984.

On January 1, 1984, “ECM” label released “The Third Decade”, the 30th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in June 1984, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Lester Bowie – trumpet, fluegelhorn
  • Malachi Favors Maghostut – bass, percussion instruments
  • Joseph Jarman – saxophones, clarinets, percussion instruments, synthesizer
  • Roscoe Mitchell – saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion instruments
  • Don Moye – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Prayer for Jimbo Kwesi – Joseph Jarman
  2. Funky Aeco – Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye
  3. Walking in the Moonlight – Roscoe Mitchell
  4. The Bell Piece – Roscoe Mitchell
  5. Zero – Lester Bowie
  6. Third Decade – Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye

On September 20, 1985.

On September 20, 1985, “Arista” label released “Here’s to Future Days”, the fifth Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded 1984 – 1985, and was produced by Nile Rodgers and Tom Bailey.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– lead vocals, synthesizer, piano, guitar, double bass, drum programming, Fairlight programming
  • Alannah Currie- percussion, drums, xylophone, marimba, backing vocals
  • Joe Leeway- congas, synthesizer, synth bass, backing vocals
  • Nile Rodgers- guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Stevens– guitar
  • Steve Elsin – tenor saxophone
  • East Harlem Hobo Choir – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie and Joe Leeway, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Mess with Doctor Dream
  2. Lay Your Hands on Me
  3. Future Days
  4. You Killed the Clown
  5. Revolution – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. King for a Day
  7. Love Is the Law
  8. Emperor’s Clothes (Part 1)
  9. Tokyo
  10. Breakaway