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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Arista” label released “Sky 2”, the second Sky album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Studio 3” and “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Haydn Bendall, Tony Clark, John Williams, Francis Monkman, Herbie Flowers, Tristan Fry and Kevin Peek.

Personnel:

  • John Williams– classical guitars
  • Francis Monkman– keyboards, synthesizers, harpsichord, piano, left-hand channel electric guitar
  • Herbie Flowers– bass guitar, tuba
  • Tristan Fry– drums, tuned percussion (drumkit, vibraphone, marimba, bass marimba, tympani & xylophones), trumpet
  • Kevin Peek– electric & classical guitars

Track listing:

  1. Hotta – Kevin Peek, Herbie Flowers
  2. Dance of the Little Fairies – Herbie Flowers
  3. Sahara – Kevin Peek
  4. Fifo – Francis Monkman
  5. Adagio – Francis Monkman
  6. Watching the Aeroplanes – Francis Monkman
  7. Tuba Smarties – Herbie Flowers
  8. Ballet-Volta – Praetorius, arr. John Williams
  9. Gavotte&Variations – Rameau
  10. Andante – Vivaldi, arr. John Williams
  11. Tristan’s Magic Garden – Tristan Fry
  12. El Cielo – traditional, arr. Williams
  13. Vivaldi – Darryl Way
  14. Scipio – Herbie Flowers
  15. Toccata – Bach, arr. Kevin Peek, Holmes

 

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On August 1, 1969.

JethroTull-Stand Up

On August 1, 1969, “Island” label released “Stand Up”, the second Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded April–May 1969. at “Morgan Studios” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Terry Ellis and Ian Anderson. Before recordings session began, the band’s original guitarist Mick Abrahams resigned because of musical differences with Ian Anderson; he was replaced by guitarist Martin Barre.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, Hammond organ, piano, mandolin, balalaika, mouth organ
  • Martin Lancelot Barre – electric guitar, flute
  • Glenn Cornick – bass guitar
  • Clive Bunker – drums, percussion
  • Andy Johns – bass guitar on “Look into The Sun

Track listing

All tracks by Ian Anderson except where noted.

  1. A New Day Yesterday
  2. Jeffrey Goes to Leicester Square
  3. Bouree – J.S.Bach – arr. Anderson
  4. Back to Family
  5. Look Into the Sun
  6. Nothing is Easy
  7. Fat Man
  8. We Used to Know
  9. Reasons for Waiting
  10. For a Thousand Mothers