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In February 1976.

In February 1976, “Columbia” label released “Smile”, the sixth Laura Nyro album. It was recorded in 1975, at “CBS 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Laura Nyro and Charlie Calello.

Personnel:

  • Laura Nyro – vocals, piano, guitar, wood block
  • John Tropea, Hugh McCracken, Joe Beck, Jeff Mironov, Jerry Friedman, Greg Bennett – guitar
  • Will Lee, Richard Davis, Bob Babbitt- bass
  • Chris Parker, Allan Schwartzberg, Rick Marotta- drums
  • Jimmy Maelen- tambourine, wood block
  • Nydia Mata, Carter C.C. Collins – congas
  • Rubens Bassini- shaker
  • David Friedman – vibraphone
  • Joe Farrell, Michael Brecker, George Young – saxophone
  • Randy Brecker- trumpet
  • Paul Messing – triangle
  • Nisako Yoshida, Reiko Kamota – koto
  • Don Puluse, Tim Geelan – engineer
  • Jay Messina, Lou Waxman, Stan Tonkel – assistant engineer
  • Ed Lee – artwork
  • Patty Newport – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Nyro, except where noted.

  1. Sexy Mama – Al Goodman, Sylvia Robinson, Harry Ray
  2. Children of the Junks
  3. Money
  4. I Am the Blues
  5. Stormy Love
  6. The Cat Song
  7. Midnite Blue
  8. Smile
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In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Epic” label released “Bad for Good”, the first Jim Steinman album. It was recorded August 1980-March 1981, and was produced by John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Jim Steinman– lead vocals, keyboards, spoken word
  • Rory Dodd– lead vocals; backing vocals
  • Karla DeVito– lead vocals
  • Todd Rundgren– guitars, backing vocals
  • Davey Johnstone– guitars; mandolin
  • Kasim Sulton– bass; backing vocals
  • Steve Buslowe– bass
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Steven Margoshes– piano, conductor, string arrangement
  • Roger Powell– synthesizer
  • Larry “Synergy” Fast– synthesizer
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Joe Stefko– drums
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Tom Malone– horn arrangements, trombone
  • Lew Del Gatto– baritone sax
  • Lou Marini– tenor sax
  • Ellen Foley– backing vocals
  • Eric Troyer– backing vocals
  • Will Malone– string arrangement
  • Charles Calello– conductor
  • Tom Edmonds, John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Gray Russell, Shelly Yakus – engineers
  • John Jansen – mixing
  • Greg Calbi, Ted Jensen, George Marino – mastering
  • Gray Russell – production coordination
  • Roy Bittan, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman – arrangers
  • John Berg – art direction
  • Jim Steinman – cover art concept
  • Richard Corben – cover art
  • Don Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Steinman.

  1. Bad for Good
  2. Lost Boys and Golden Girls
  3. Love and Death and an American Guitar
  4. Stark Raving Love
  5. Out of the Frying Pan (And into the Fire)
  6. Surf’s Up
  7. Dance in My Pants
  8. Left in the Dark

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Allan Schwartzberg– percussion, drums
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Executive Producer – Chris Blackwell
  • Engineers – Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton
  • Mastered by Jose Rodriguez
  • Art Direction – Tina Bossidy and Robert Palmer
  • Phorography – Hiro (51)

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming

On November 23, 1979.

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On November 23, 1979, “Virgin” label released “Platinum”, the fifth Mike Oldfield album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Blue Rock”, “Electric Lady” in the US; and “Througham”,  “Denham”, and “The Manor” in UK, and was produced by Tom Newman.

Personnel:

  • Mike Oldfield– acoustic guitars, electric guitars, marimba, piano, synthesizers, vibraphone and vocals
  • Francisco Centeno – bass guitar
  • Sally Cooper – tubular bells
  • Demelza – congas
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Peter Lemer– keyboards
  • Pierre Moerlen– drums and vibraphone
  • Morris Pert– drums
  • Nico Ramsden – keyboards
  • Wendy Roberts – vocals
  • Hansford Rowe– bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • David Bedford– vocal arrangement
  • Peter Gordon – hornarrangement
  • Michael Riesman– horn arrangement
  • Kurt Munkacsi – engineer
  • Tom Newman- engineer
  • Richard Manwaring – assistant engineer
  • Renate Blauel– assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Platinum Part One: Airborne
  2. Platinum Part Two: Platinum
  3. Platinum Part Three: Charleston
  4. Platinum Part Four: North Star/Platinum Finale
  5. Woodhenge
  6. Into Wonderland
  7. Punkadiddle
  8. I Got Rhythm

On May 23, 1980.

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On May 23, 1980, “E.G.” label released “Flesh + Blood” the seventh Roxy Music studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Basing Street Studios” and “Gallery Studios”, and was produced by Rhett Davies and Roxy Music.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, keyboards, piano, synthesiser, guitar, strings
  • Andy Mackay– saxophones, oboe
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, bass
  • Paul Carrack– strings, organ, piano
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Simon Phillips– percussion
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums, percussion
  • Alan Spenner– bass
  • Gary Tibbs– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry except where noted.

  1. In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper
  2. Oh Yeah
  3. Same Old Scene
  4. Flesh and Blood
  5. My Only Love
  6. Over You – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  7. Eight Miles High” (Gene Clark, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn
  8. Rain, Rain, Rain
  9. No Strange Delight – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  10. Running Wild – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera

 

On April 29, 1977.

Lace and Whiskey

On April 29, 1977, “Warner Bros” released “Lace and Whiskey”, the tenth Alice Cooper studio album.It was released at “Soundstage” in Toronto; “Cherokee Studios”, “RCA”, “Producer’s Workshop” in Los Angeles; “Record Plant” in New York, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper – vocals
  • Dick Wagner- guitar, vocals
  • Steve Hunter- guitar
  • Bob Babbitt- bass
  • Tony Levin- bass
  • Prakash John– bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Jimmy Maelen- percussion
  • Josef Chirowski – keyboards
  • Bob Ezrin- keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner and Bob Ezrin, ex

cept where noted.

  1. It’s Hot Tonight
  2. Lace and Whiskey
  3. Road rats
  4. Damned If You Do
  5. You and Me – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  6. King of the Silver Screen
  7. Ubangi Stomp
  8. (No More) Love at Your Convenience
  9. I Never Wrote Those Song
  10. My God