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In May 1979.

In May 1979, “Kirshner” label released “Monolith”, the sixth Kansas studio album. It was recorded January – April 1979, and was produced by Steve Walsh, Kerry Livgren, Rich Williams, Robby Steinhardt, Dave Hope and Phil Ehart. The album cover art was by Bruce Wolfe.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh– keyboards, lead vocals
  • Kerry Livgren– guitar, keyboards
  • Rich Williams– guitar
  • Robby Steinhardt– violin, vocals, anvil, lead vocals
  • Dave Hope– bass
  • Phil Ehart– drums
  • Engineers: Brad Aaron, Davey Moiré, Steve Tillisch, David Pinkston
  • Assistant engineer: Les Horn

Track listing:

  1. On the Other Side – Kerry Livgren
  2. People of the South Wind – Kerry Livgren
  3. Angels Have Fallen – Steve Walsh
  4. How My Soul Cries Out for You – Steve Walsh
  5. A Glimpse of Home – Kerry Livgren
  6. Away from You – Steve Walsh
  7. Stay Out of Trouble – Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Robby Steinhardt
  8. Reason to Be – Kerry Livgren
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On October 20, 1976.

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On October 20, 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “Zoot Allures”, the twenty-second Frank Zappa album. It was recorded May–June, 1976, at “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and live in Osaka, Japan, February 3, 1976, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– guitar, bass, lead vocals, synthesizer, keyboards, director of recreational activities
  • Terry Bozzio– drums , backing vocals
  • Davey Moiré – lead vocals, backing vocals, engineer
  • Andre Lewis– organ, vocals, backing vocals
  • Roy Estrada– bass, vocals, backing vocals, drone bass
  • Napoleon Murphy Brock– vocals
  • Ruth Underwood– synthesizer, marimba
  • Captain Beefheart– harmonica (credited as “Donnie Vliet”)
  • Ruben Ladron de Guevara – backing vocals
  • Ian Underwood– saxophone
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Sal Marquez – trumpet
  • Dave Parlato – bass
  • Lu Ann Neil –harp
  • Sparky Parker – backing vocals
  • Arnie Acosta – mastering
  • Amy Bernstein – layout design
  • Michael Braunstein – engineer
  • Gary Heery – photography
  • Cal Schenkel– design

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

  1. Wind Up Workin’ in a Gas Station
  2. Black Napkins
  3. The Torture Never Stops
  4. Pinky
  5. Find Her Finer
  6. Friendly Little Finger
  7. Wonderful Wino – Simmons, Frank Zappa
  8. Zoot Allures
  9. Disco Boy

On September 15, 1978.

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On September 15, 1978, “DiscReet” label released “Studio Tan”, the twenty – fourth Frank Zappa album. It was recorded from 1969, 1974 – 1976 at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles; “Royce Hall”, “UCLA” and “Caribou Studios” in Nederland, Colorado and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa – guitar, vocals, percussion
  • George Duke– keyboards
  • John Berkman – piano
  • Tom Fowler– bass guitar
  • Terry Bozzio– drums
  • Davey Moire – vocals
  • Eddie Jobson– keyboards, yodeling
  • Max Bennett– bass guitar
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Don Brewer– bongos
  • James “Bird Legs” Youmans – bass guitar
  • Ruth Underwood– percussion, synthesizer
  • Michael Zearott– conductor
  • Pamela Goldsmith – viola
  • Murray Adler – violin
  • Sheldon Sanov – violin
  • Jerry Kessler – cello
  • Edward Meares – upright bass
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Don Waldrop – trombone
  • Jock Ellis – trombone
  • Dana Hughes – bass trombone
  • Earle Dumler – oboe
  • JoAnn Caldwell McNab – bassoon
  • Mike Altschul – flute
  • Graham Young – trumpet
  • Jay Daversa – trumpet
  • Malcolm McNab– trumpet
  • Ray Reed – flute
  • Victor Morosco – saxophone
  • John Rotella – woodwind instruments
  • Alan Estes – percussion
  • Emil Richards– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa.

  1. Greggery Peccary
  2. Let Me Take You to the Beach
  3. Revised Music for Guitar & Low-Budget Orchestra
  4. REDUNZL