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On September 12, 1984.

On September 12, 1984, “Bearsville” label released “Like This”, the third dB’s (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by Chris Butler, Peter Holsapple, Gene Holder and Will Rigby.

Personnel:

  • Peter Holsapple – vocals, guitar
  • Gene Holder – bass guitar
  • Will Rigby – drums
  • Mark Tomeo – pedal steel guitar
  • Patrick Irwin – keyboards
  • Rick Wagner – keyboards
  • Phil Marino – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Holsapple

  1. Love Is for Lovers
  2. She Got Soul
  3. Spitting in the Wind
  4. Lonely Is (As Lonely Does)
  5. Not Cool
  6. Amplifier
  7. A Spy in the House of Love
  8. Rendezvous
  9. New Gun in Town
  10. On the Battlefront
  11. White Train

In August 1985.

In August 1985, “Columbia” label released “The Rose of England”, the sixth Nick Lowe album. It was recorded 1984 – 1985, at “Eden Studios” in Acton, “Boathouse Studios” in Twickenham, London, and was produced by Nick Lowe, Colin Fairley and Huey Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Nick Lowe – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Martin Belmont – guitar
  • Paul Carrack – organ, bass, piano, backing vocals
  • Bobby Irwin – drums, backing vocals
  • Andrew Bodnar – bass
  • Nick Pentelow – tenor saxophone
  • Huey Lewis – harmonica, backing vocals
  • Mario Cipollina – bass
  • Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Bill Gibson – drums, backing vocals
  • Chris Hayes – guitar, backing vocals
  • Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chris “Boothill” Thompson – banjo

Track klisting:

All tracks by Nick Lowe except where noted.

  1. Darlin’ Angel Eyes
  2. She Don’t Love Nobody – John Hiatt
  3. 7 Nights to Rock – Henry Glover, Louis Innis, Buck Trail
  4. Long Walk Back – Nick Lowe, Martin Belmont, Paul Carrack, Bobby Irwin
  5. The Rose of England
  6. Lucky Dog
  7. I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock & Roll)
  8. Indoor Fireworks – Elvis Costello
  9. (Hope to God) I’m Right
  10. I Can Be the One You Love
  11. Everyone – Gary Rue
  12. Bo Bo Skediddle – Webb Pierce, Wayne Walker

in august 1984.

In August 1984, “Jive” label released “The Story of a Young Heart”, the third A Flock of Seagulls album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “Ridge Farm Studio” in Rusper, West Sussex, UK, and was produced by Steve Lovell.

Personnel:

  • Mike Score – lead vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Paul Reynolds – lead guitar
  • Frank Maudsley – bass guitar
  • Ali Score – drums
  • John Reid – bass
  • Chris Porter – engineer
  • Steve Lipson – engineer
  • Phil Vinal – engineer
  • Sven Taits, Alister Bullock – engineer assistants
  • Pete Watson – art direction
  • Eric Watson – photography
  • Daniel Thistlethwaite – photography
  • Ali Score, Weed – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley and Paul Reynolds.

  1. The Story of a Young Heart
  2. Never Again (The Dancer)
  3. The More You Live, the More You Love
  4. European (I Wish I Was)
  5. Remember David
  6. Over My Head
  7. Heart of Steel
  8. The End
  9. Suicide Day

On July 26, 1984.

On July 26, 1984, “Arista:” label released “In the Heat of the Night”, the second Jeff Lorber studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Syncrosound” in Boston, Massachusetts, “Indigo Ranch Studios” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Jeff Lorber and Maurice Starr.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, drum programming, arrangements
  • Maurice Starr – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, drum programming
  • Marlon McClain – guitar
  • Lee Ritenour – rhythm guitar
  • Nathan East – vocals, bass
  • John Robinson – cymbal, drums
  • Jimmy Johnson – congas
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Ronnie Laws – saxophone solo
  • Phillip Ingram – lead vocals
  • Alex Ligertwood – lead vocals
  • Steve George – backing vocals
  • David Page – backing vocals
  • Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Robert Abel – executive producer
  • Phil Greene – recording, mixing
  • Chris Brunt – recording, mixing
  • Joe Moody – second engineer
  • Ben Ing – second engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Randy Roberts – creative director, design
  • Aaron Rapoport – back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. In the Heat of the Night – Maurice Starr
  2. Really Scarey – Jeff Lorber, Nathan East
  3. Don’t Say Yes – Jeff Lorber, Tony Hayes, Marlon McClain
  4. Tropical – Jeff Lorber
  5. Sushi Monster – Jeff Lorber, Nathan East, Marlon McClain
  6. Rock II – Jeff Lorber
  7. Seventh Heaven – Jeff Lorber, Marlon McClain
  8. Double Bad – Jeff Lorber, Joe Ericksen, Jack Robinson
  9. Blast Off – Maurice Starr
  10. Water Fall – Jeff Lorber

On April 9, 1984.

On April 9, 1984, “Harvest” and “EMI” labels released “Identity” the only Zee album. It was recorded in September 1984, at “Rectory Studios” in Therfield, Hertfordshire, UK, and was produced by Richard Wright, Dave Harris and Tim Palmer.

Personnel:

  • Richard Wright – keyboards, synthesized percussion, Fairlight, backing vocals
  • Dave “Dee” Harris – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion, Fairlight
  • Tim Palmer – engineer
  • Utopia (London) – overdubs, mixdown
  • Dave Harris – artwork
  • Paul Cox – photography

Track listing:

All by Dave Harris; all music by Richard Wright and Dave Harris.

  1. Confusion
  2. Voices
  3. Private Person
  4. Strange Rhythm
  5. Cuts Like a Diamond
  6. By Touching
  7. How Do You Do It
  8. Seems We Were Dreaming

Pn March 9, 1985.

On March 9, 1985, “Scotti Bros” label released “Go for Your Life”, the fifth Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Criteria Recording Studios” in Florida, and “Wizard Sound Studios” in Westchester, New York, and was produced by Pete Solley.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Clarke – bass
  • Corky Laing – drums
  • Ian Hunter – sequencing
  • Eric Johnson – synthesizer
  • Miller Anderson – slide guitar
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – background vocals
  • Mike Scott – engineer
  • Gary Lyons – engineer
  • Jim Sessody – assistant engineer
  • Doug MacDonald – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fuller – mastering
  • Bud Prager – recording director
  • Pete Solley – engineer
  • Lane/Donald – art direction
  • Barry Jackson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie West and Corky Laing, except  where noted.

  1. Hard Times – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Bud Prager
  2. Spark
  3. She Loves Her Rock (And She Loves It Hard)
  4. Bardot Damage
  5. Shimmy on the Footlights
  6. I Love Young Girls
  7. Makin’ It in Your Car
  8. Babe in the Woods
  9. Little Bit of Insanity

On January 11, 1984.

On January 11, 1984, “Sire” label released “Learning to Crawl”, the third Pretenders studio album. It was recorded May 1982 – 1983, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Robbie McIntosh – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Malcolm Foster – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Martin Chambers – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Billy Bremner – vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Tony Butler – bass guitar
  • Andrew Bodnar – vocals, bass guitar
  • Paul Carrack – vocals, piano
  • Steve Churchyard – engineer
  • Peter Barrett – art direction
  • Paul Cox – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Middle of the Road
  2. Back on the Chain Gang
  3. Time the Avenger
  4. Watching the Clothes
  5. Show Me
  6. Thumbelina
  7. My City Was Gone
  8. Thin Line Between Love and Hate – Richard Poindexter, Robert Poindexter, Jackie Members
  9. I Hurt You
  10. 2000 Miles

On November 19, 1994.

On November 19, 1984, “Geffen” label released “Building the Perfect Beast”, the second Don Henley studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “Record One”, “Bill Schnee Studio”, “The Villa” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi and Mike Campbell.

Personnel:

  • Don Henley – lead and harmony vocals, chant voices, drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements, art direction
  • Danny Kortchmar – synthesizers, organ, guitar, horns, omnichord, percussion, guitar synthesizer solo, horn solo, synthesizer arrangements, keyboards, arrangements
  • Mike Campbell – synthesizers, guitar, percussion
  • Steve Porcaro – synthesizers, programming
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards, acoustic piano, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • David Paich – acoustic piano, synthesizers , synthesizer arrangements
  • Michael Boddicker – programming, sequencing, synthesizers, E-mu Emulator, synthesizer arrangements
  • Albhy Galuten – synclavier
  • Randy Newman – synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • Bill Cuomo – synthesizers, programming, percussion
  • Lindsey Buckingham – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Charlie Sexton – guitar
  • Larry Klein – bass
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Tim Drummond – bass
  • Ian Wallace – drums
  • Kevin McCormick – African drums
  • Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Maren Jensen – intro and interlude composer
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Belinda Carlisle – harmony vocals
  • Sam Moore – harmony vocals
  • Martha Davis – chant voices, harmony vocals
  • Michael O’Donahue – chant voices
  • Carla Olson – chant voices
  • Patty Smyth – chant voices, harmony vocals
  • J. D. Souther – chant voices
  • Waddy Wachtel – chant voices
  • Marie-Pascale Elfman – the French Girls ensemble
  • Dominique Mancinelli – the French Girls ensemble
  • Niko Bolas – recording, mixing
  • Greg Ladanyi – recording, mixing
  • Richard Bosworth, Tom Knox.- additional engineer
  • Richard Bosworth, Dan Garcia, David Schober, Duane Seykora – assistant engineer
  • Allen Sides – horns recording
  • Mark Ettel – horns recording assistant.
  • Mike Reese, Doug Sax – mastering
  • Jeri McManus –graphic coordinator, art direction
  • DiMaren Jensen – art direction.
  • Herb Ritts – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Boys of Summer – Don Henley, Mike Campbell
  2. You Can’t Make Love – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar
  3. Man With a Mission – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, J.D. Souther
  4. You’re Not Drinking Enough – Danny Kortchmar
  5. Not Enough Love in the World – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench
  6. Building the Perfect Beast – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar
  7. All She Wants to Do Is Dance – Danny Kortchmar
  8. Sunset Girl – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench
  9. Drivin’ with Your Eyes Closed – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Stan Lynch
  10. Land of Living – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar

On November 9, 1984.

On November 9, 1984, “Mercury” label released “Fried”, the second Julian Cope studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Steve Lovell.

Personnel:

  • Julian Cope – vocals, bass guitar, rhythm guitar, piano, organ
  • Steve Lovell – electric guitar, recorder solo
  • Donald Ross Skinner – slide and electric guitar
  • Chris Whitten – drums
  • Steve “Brother Johnno” Johnson – electric guitar
  • Kate St. John – oboe
  • David Carter – tuba
  • Paul King – production supervisor
  • Paul “Chas” Watkins – recording engineer
  • P. St. John Nettleton – art direction, design
  • Donato Cinicolo – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Cope.

  1. Reynard the Fox
  2. Bill Drummond Said
  3. Laughing Boy
  4. Me Singing
  5. Sunspots
  6. The Bloody Assizes
  7. Search Party
  8. O King of Chaos
  9. Holy Love
  10. Torpedo

On November 2, 1984.

On November 2, 1984, “Jugoton” label released “Have the Blues”, the debut Concorde album. It was recorded in 1984, at “J.M. Sound Studio” in Zagreb, Croatia, and was produced by Vedran Božić.

Personnel:

  • Venko Serafimov – guitars
  • Sejat Jakupi – vocals
  • Zoran Pehčievski – keyboards
  • Kokan Pandilovski – bass
  • Bruno Grozdanov – drums
  • Vedran Božić – engineer
  • Silvano Bulešić – mastering
  • Mirko Ilić – design
  • L. Džurovski – logo design
  • Luka Mjeda – photography
  • V. Todorov – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Vrati se
  2. Umoran i grub
  3. Visoki štikli i crni čorapi
  4. Ja sam lud
  5. Have the Blues
  6. Kada zabava završi
  7. Mirno spavaj
  8. Anarhija na istoku
  9. Kao nekad
  10. Uvek u senci