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In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Dub Housing”, the second Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded August – September 1978, and was produced by Ken Hamann, David Thomas, Tom Herman, Tony Maimone, Allen Ravenstein and Scott Krauss. “Trouser Press” described the album as one of the most important post-punk recordings.


  • David Thomas– vocals, organ, EQ, mastering
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, organ
  • Tony Maimone– bass, guitar, piano
  • Allen Ravenstine– EML synthesizers, saxophone
  • Scott Krauss– drums
  • Ken Hamann – recording, engineering, EQ, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Thomas, Tom Herman, Tony Maimone, Allen Ravenstine  and  Scott Krauss.

  1. Navvy
  2. On the Surface
  3. Dub Housing
  4. Caligari’s Mirror
  5. Thriller!
  6. I, Will Wait
  7. Drinking Wine Spodyody
  8. Pa) Ubu Dance Party
  9. Blow Daddy-O
  10. Codex



In October 1975.

In October 1875, “Chrysalis” label released “All Around My Hat”, the eighth Steeleye Span album. It was recorded in July 1975, at “Air Studios” in London and was produced by Mike Batt. The album design was by John ‘Connor.


  • Maddy Prior- vocals
  • Tim Hart- guitar, vocals, dulcimer
  • Bob Johnson- guitar, vocals
  • Rick Kemp- bass guitar, vocals
  • Peter Knight- violin, vocals, mandolin
  • Nigel Pegrum- drums, flute

Track listing:

  1. Black Jack Davy
  2. Hard Times of Old England
  3. Cadgwith Anthem
  4. Sum Waves
  5. The Wife of Ushers Well
  6. Gamble Gold (Robin Hood)
  7. All Around My Hat
  8. Dance With Me
  9. Batchelors Hall

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Chrysalis” label released “Rock & Roll Music to the World”, the seventh Ten Years After studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Olympic Studios” in, London, and with the “Rolling Stones Mobile” at Cap Ferrat, France, and was produced by Alvin Lee, Leo Lyons, Ric Lee and Chick Churchill.


  • Alvin Lee– guitar, vocals
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums
  • Chick Churchill– organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Alvin Lee.

  1. You Give Me Loving
  2. Convention Prevention
  3. Turned-Off TV Blues
  4. Standing at the Station
  5. You Can’t Win Them All
  6. Religion
  7. Choo Choo Mama
  8. Tomorrow I’ll Be Out of Town
  9. Rock & Roll Music to the World



In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Parallel Lines”, the third Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Parallel Lines” at number 140 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 18 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of All Timeand at number 45 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Uk by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.


  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, 12-string guitar, E-bow
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Jimmy Destri– electronic keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison– bass guitar
  • Frank Infante– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Pete Coleman – engineering, assisting production
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Grey Russell – assistant engineer
  • Frank Duarte – illustration
  • Edo Bertoglio – photography
  • Maripol – stylist
  • Ramey Communications – art directionand design
  • Jerry Rodriguez – lettering

Track listing:

  1. Hanging on the Telephone – Jack Lee
  2. One Way or Another – Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison
  3. Picture This – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri
  4. Fade Away and Radiate – Chris Stein
  5. Pretty Babe – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  6. I Know but I Don’t Know – Frank Infante
  7. 11:59 – Jimmy Destri
  8. Will Anything Happen? – Jack Lee
  9. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  10. Heart of Glass – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  11. I’m Gonna Love You Too – Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty
  12. Just Go Away – Deborah Harry


In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Chrysalis” label released “Procol’s Ninth”, the eighth Procol Harum studio album. t was recorded in 1975, and was produced by  Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.


  • Gary Brooker– vocals, piano
  • Mick Grabham– guitar
  • Chris Copping– organ
  • Alan Cartwright– bass guitar
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • Keith Reid– lyrics

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid, except where noted.

  1. Pandora’s Box
  2. Fool’s Gold
  3. Taking the Time
  4. The Unquiet Zone
  5. The Final Thrust
  6. I Keep Forgetting – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  7. Without a Doubt
  8. The Piper’s Tune
  9. Typewriter Torment
  10. Eight Days a Week – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

In September 1972.

In September 1972, “Chrysalis” label released “Below the Salt”, the fourth Steeleye Span studio album. It was recorded May – June 1972, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Jerry Boys, Maddy Prior, Tim Hart, Peter Knight, Rick Kemp and Bob Johnson.


  • Maddy Prior- vocals
  • Tim Hart- vocals, appalachian dulcimer, guitar
  • Peter Knight- violin, viola, mandolin, banjo, piano, vocals
  • Rick Kemp- bass, drum, vocals
  • Bob Johnson- guitar, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks are traditional, adapted by Maddy Prior, Tim Hart, Peter Knight, Rick Kemp and Bob Johnson.

  1. Spotted Cow
  2. Rosebud in June
  3. Jigs: The Bride’s Favourite/Tansey’s Fancy
  4. Sheep-crook and Black Dog
  5. Royal Forester
  6. King Henry
  7. Gaudete
  8. John Barleycorn
  9. Saucy Sailor

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Chrysalis” label released “In the Heat of the Night” the debut Pat Benatar studio album. It was recorded June – July 1979, at “MCA Whitney Studios” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Peter Coleman and Mike Chapman.The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.


  • Pat Benatar– lead and backing vocals
  • Neil Giraldo– lead guitar, keyboards, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Scott St. Clair Sheets – rhythm guitars
  • Roger Capps – bass, backing vocals
  • Glen Alexander Hamilton – drums
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Rick Newman – management, direction

Track listing:

  1. Heartbreaker – Geoff Gill, Clint Wade
  2. I Need a Lover – John Mellencamp
  3. If You Think You Know How To Love Me – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  4.  In the Heat of the Night – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  5. My Clone Sleeps Alone – Roger Capps,  Pat Benatar
  6. We Live for Love – Neil Giraldo
  7.    Rated X – Nick Gilder, James McCulloch
  8.    Don’t Let It Show – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
  9.    No You Don’t – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  10.  So Sincere – Roger Capps, Pat Benatar