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On March 1, 1988.

On March 1, 1988, “Venture” label released “Plight & Premonition”, the first of two collaboration albums  between David Sylvian and Holger Czukay. It was recorded 1986–1987, Can Studio, Cologne, Germany, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  1. David Sylvian – electric guitar, keyboards, piano, vibraphone, harmonium
  2. Holger Czukay – organ, piano, shortwave radio, treatments
  3. Jaki Liebezeit– infra sound
  4. Karl Lippegaus– radio tuning
  5. Yuka Fujii – design, photography (assisted by Icon, London)
  6. Mekon – artwork

Track listing:

All track by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Plight (The Spiralling of Winter Ghosts)
  2. Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel)
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In December 1977.

In December 1977, “EMI Electrola” released “Ocean”, the sixth Eloy album. It was recorded September-October 1977, at “Sound-N-Studio” in  Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Frank Bornemann.

Personnel:

  • Frank Bornemann– lead vocals, electric, acoustic and processed guitars
  • Klaus-Peter Matziol – fretless basses, backing vocals
  • Detlev Schmidtchen – Mini-Moog, ARP synthesizers, mellotron, RMI keyboard computer, angelic voices, Hammond organ, xylophone
  • Jürgen Rosenthal- drums, voice, cymbals, timbales, roto-toms, temple blocks, kettle drums, tubular bells, morse key, triangles, paper, flute
  • Georgi Nedeitschev – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jürgen Rosenthal, all music by Frank Bornemann, Klaus-Peter Matziol, Detlev Schmidtchen and Jürgen Rosenthal.

  1. Poseidon’s Creation
  2. Incarnation of the Logos
  3. Decay of the Logos
  4. Atlantis’ Agony at June 5th – 8498, 13 P.M. Gregorian Earthtime

On December 12, 1975.

On December 12, 1975, “ECM” label released “The Köln Concert”, the 19th Keith Jarrett album. It was recorded on January 24, 1975, at “Opera House” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano
  • Martin Wieland– engineering
  • BarbaraWojirsch, Burkhart Wojirsch – design
  • Wolfgang Frankenstein– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Jarrett.

  1. Part I
  2. Part II a
  3. Part II b
  4. Part II c

 

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Harvest” label released “Flow Motion”, the eighth Can studio album. It was recorded in June 1976, at “Inner Space Studio” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and Irmin Schmidt.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay – bass, djin, backing vocals, recording engineer
  • Michael Karoli– guitars, slide guitar, electric violin, bağlama, background noise, lead vocals and vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboard, Alpha 77, lead vocals
  • René Tinner– recording engineer
  • Manfred Schunke – mixing at Delta Acoustic Studio, Wilster, Germany

Track listing:

  1. I Want More – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  2. Cascade Waltz – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  3. Laugh Till You Cry, Live Till You Die – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  4. …And More – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  5. Babylonian Pearl – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  6. Smoke (E.F.S. No. 59) – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  7. Flow Motion – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Capitol” label released “Stop” the second Eric Burdon Band album. It was recorded 1971-1973, at “Far Out Studios” in San Francisco, and “Dieter Dierks Studios” in Cologne Germany, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein and John Sterling.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – lead vocals
  • Kim Kesterson, Randy Rice – bass
  • John Sterling, Aalon Butler – guitar
  • Terry Ryan – keyboards
  • Alvin Taylor, George Suranovich – drums
  • Moses Wheelock, Alvin Taylor – percussion
  • Recording engineers: Chris Huston, Dieter Dierks
  • Remix engineers: Chris Huston, Ed Barton
  • Album design, design concept: Thomas Warkentin, Jerry Goldstein, Bob Weiner
  • Illustration: Thomas Warkentin (from photo by Jim Newport)

Track listing:

  1. City Boy – Eric Burdon, John Sterling
  2. Gotta Get it On – John Sterling, Peter Hodgson
  3. The Man – John Sterling, Jay Mitthauer, Terry Ryan
  4. I’m Lookin’ Up – John Sterling, Kim Kesterson
  5. Rainbow – Eric Burdon, Kim Kesterson, Billy Ray Morris
  6. All I Do – Eric Burdon, Kim Kesterson, John Sterling
  7. Funky Fever – Terry Ryan, John Sterling
  8. Be Mine – John Sterling
  9. The Way it Should Be – John Sterling
  10. Stop – John Sterling, Kim Kesterson, Robert Haney

On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “WEA” label released the fifth, self-titled Echo & the Bunnymen studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Conny’s Studio” in Cologne,  “ICP” in Brussels, “The Workhouse” in London, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Laurie Latham, Gil Norton, Ian McCulloch, Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson and Pete de Freitas.

Personnel:

  • Ian McCulloch– lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Will Sergeant– guitar
  • Les Pattinson– bass guitar
  • Pete de Freitas– drums
  • Henry Priestman– keyboards
  • Jake Brockman– keyboards
  • Ray Manzarek– keyboards
  • Stephen Morris– drums
  • Bruce Lampcov – mixing
  • Alex Haas – mixing assistant
  • Don Rodenbach – mixing assistant
  • Paul Gomersall, Stuart Barry – engineering
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Anton Corbijn– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch and Les Pattinson except where noted.

  1. The Game
  2. Over You
  3. Bedbugs and Ballyhoo – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  4. All in Your Mind – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  5. Bombers Bay
  6. Lips Like Sugar
  7. Lost and Found
  8. New Direction
  9. Satellite – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Henry Pattinson, Pete de Freitas
  10. All My Life

 

In March 1966.

black-monk-time

In March 1966, “Polydor” label released “Black Monk Time”, the debut Monks studio album. It was recorded in November 1965, in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Jimmy Bowien. The album’s musical style and lyrical content was radical for its time and today is considered an important landmark in the development of punk rock. In 2001, “Black Monk Time” was included in the Sunday Herald’s “The 103 Best Albums Ever, Honest” list, and in 2005, “Word” magazine included it in list “Hidden Treasure: Great Underrated Albums of Our Time”.

Personnel:

  • Gary Burger – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Clark – vocals, organ
  • Roger Johnston – vocals, drums
  • Eddie Shaw – vocals, bass guitar
  • Dave Day – vocals, electric banjo

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Burger, Larry Clark, Dave Day, Roger Johnston and Eddie Shaw.

  1. Monk Time
  2. Shut Up
  3. Boys are Boys and Girls are Choice
  4. Higgle-Dy-Piggle-Dy
  5. I hate You
  6. Oh How to Do now
  7. Complication
  8. We Do Wie Du
  9. Drunken Maria
  10. Love Come Tumblin’ Down
  11. Blast Off
  12. That’s My Girl