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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Arista” label released “Growing Up in Public”, the tenth Lou Reed album. It was recorded in January 1980, at “Air Studios” in Montserrat, and was produced by Michael Fonfara and Lou Reed.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – guitar, vocals
  • Michael Fonfara- keyboards, guitar
  • Chuck Hammer- guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Michael Suchorsky – drums
  • Ellard “Moose” Boles – bass, background vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich – guitar, background vocals
  • Engineered by Corky Stasiak
  • Photography by Mick Rock

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed and Michael Fonfara

  1. How Do You Speak to an Angel?
  2. My Old Man
  3. Keep Away
  4. Growing Up in Public
  5. Standing on Ceremony
  6. So Alone
  7. Love Is Here to Stay
  8. The Power of Positive Drinking
  9. Smiles
  10. Think It Over
  11. Teach the Gifted Children
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In April 1975.

In April 1975, “CBS” label released the debut, self-titled Ian Hunter solo album. It was recorded January–March 1975 at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter: vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mick Ronson: lead guitar, organ, mellotron, mouth organ, bass guitar
  • Geoff Appleby: bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott: drums, percussion
  • Pete Arnesen: piano
  • John Gustafson: bass guitar
  • Bill Price- engineer
  • Roslav Szaybo – design concept
  • Martin Springett – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Hunter except where noted.

  1. Once Bitten, Twice Shy
  2. Who Do You Love
  3. Lounge Lizard
  4. Boy – Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson
  5. 3,000 Miles from Here
  6. The Truth, the Whole Truth, Nuthin’ but the Truth
  7. It Ain’t Easy When You Fall/Shades Off
  8. I Get So Excited

 

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Mooncrest” label released “Hair of the Dog”, the sixth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded 1074-1975, at “Escape Studios” in Kent, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Manny Charlton.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty– lead vocals, talk box
  • Manny Charlton– guitar, synthesizer
  • Pete Agnew– bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Sweet– drums, backing vocals
  • Max Middleton– piano
  • Simon Phillips- tabla
  • Vicki Brown, Liza Strike, Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Vicky Silva – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Pete Agnew, Darrell Sweet, except where noted.

  1. Hair of the Dog
  2. Miss Misery
  3. Guilty – Randy Newman
  4. Changin’ Times
  5. Beggars Day – Nils Lofgren
  6. Rose in the Heather
  7. Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman
  8. Please Don’t Judas Me
  9. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant

 

In March 1979.

In March 1979, “E.G. Records” label released “Danger Money” the second and final U.K. album. It was recorded November 1978-January 1979, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Eddie Jobson and John Wetton.

All tracks written by Eddie Jobson and John Wetton.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Jobson– keyboards, electric violin
  • John Wetton– bass, lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Terry Bozzio– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Danger Money
  2. Rendezvous 6:02
  3. The Only Thing She Needs
  4. Caesar’s Palace Blues
  5. Nothing to Loose
  6. Carrying No Cross

 

On February 27, 2015.

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On February 27, 2015, “Kscope” released “Hand. Cannot. Erase”, the fourth Steven Wilson solo studio album. It was recorded in September 2014, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– lead vocals,  mellotron,  keyboards,  guitars ,  bass,  banjo, hammered dulcimer, programming, shaker, effects,  composition, arrangements, artwork design
  • Guthrie Govan– guitar, lead guitar
  • Nick Beggs– bass, Chapman Stick, backing vocals
  • Adam Holzman– piano, Hammond organ, celesta, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer , Moog Voyager synthesizer
  • Marco Minnemann– drums
  • Dave Gregory– guitars
  • Chad Wackerman– drums
  • Ninet Tayeb– vocals
  • Theo Travis– flute and baritone saxophone
  • Katherine Jenkins– spoken word
  • Leo Blair – solo vocal
  • Schola Cantorum of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School – choir
  • London Session Orchestra– strings
  • Dave Stewart— arrangements, conduction, transcription
  • Steve Price – string engineer
  • Laurence Anslow – engineer
  • Steve Orchard – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile— artwork, photography, film director
  • Hajo Mueller — illustrations
  • Carl Glover – design, layout

Track listing:

  1. First Regret
  2. 3 Years Older
  3. Hand Cannot Erase
  4. Perfect Life
  5. Routine
  6. Home Invasion
  7. Regret #9
  8. Transience

In February 1974.

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In February 1974, “Warner Bros” label released the fifth, self-titled Badfinger album. It was recorded June – November 1973, at “Olympic Studios” and “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. It was the first of two albums released by the band on the “Warner” label after leaving “Apple” label.

Personnel:

  • Pete Ham– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Tom Evans– bass, vocals
  • Joey Molland– guitar, vocals
  • Mike Gibbins– drums, vocals
  • John Kosh – album cover

Track listing:

  1. I Miss You – Pete Ham
  2. Shine On – Pete Ham, Tom Evans
  3. Love Is Easy – Joey Molland
  4. Song for a Lost Friend – Pete Ham
  5. Why Don’t We Talk? – Tom Evans
  6. Island – Joey Molland
  7. Matted Spam – Pete Ham
  8. Where Do We Go from Here? – Tom Evans
  9. My Heart Goes Out – Mike Gibbins
  10. Lonely You – Pete Ham
  11. Give It Up – Joey Molland
  12. Andy Norris – Joey and Cathy Molland

In January 1984.

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In January 1984, “Sire” label released “Learning to Crawl”, the third Pretenders album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The album was released after a hiatus, during which time James Honeyman-Scott and Pete Farndon died of drug overdoses.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Robbie McIntosh– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Malcolm Foster– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Martin Chambers– drums, backing and lead vocals, percussion
  • Billy Bremner– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Tony Butler– bass guitar
  • Andrew Bodnar– bass guitar, vocals
  • Paul Carrack– piano and vocals

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