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On June 1, 1977.

On June 1, 1977, “Arista” label released “I Robot”, the second Alan Parsons Project (The), studio album. It was recorded December 1976 – March 1977, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons. The album cover photo features Storm Thorgerson’s assistants in the escalator tubes of the circular Terminal 1 building of the “Charles de Gaulle Airport” outside of Paris

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – keyboards, vocoder, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • B.J. Cole – steel guitar
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, vocoder, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • John Leach – cimbalom, kantele
  • David Paton – bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Stuart Tosh – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Lenny Zakatek, Allan Clarke, Steve Harley, Jack Harris, Peter Straker, Jaki Whitren, Dave Townsend, the English Chorale, the New Philharmonia Chorus – vocals
  • Hilary Western – backing vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – backing vocals
  • Tony Rivers, John Perry and Stu Calver – backing vocals
  • Andrew Powell – choir and orchestra arrangements
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, except where noted.

  1. I Robot
  2. I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You
  3. Some Other Time
  4. Breakdown
  5. Don’t Let it Snow
  6. The Voice
  7. Nucleus
  8. Day After Day (The Show Must Go On)
  9. Total Eclipse – Andrew Powell
  10. Genesis Ch. 1V. 32

In May 1990.

In May 1990, “Virgin” label released “1234”, the second Propaganda studio album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Ian Stanley and Chris Hughes. The cover art is a close-up of part of the statue “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” by Umberto Boccioni.

Personnel:

  • Betsi Miller – vocals
  • Michael Mertens – keyboards, electronics
  • Ian Stanley – Fairlight synthesizer
  • Chris Hughes – computer
  • Derek Forbes – bass guitar
  • Brian McGee – drums
  • Neil Taylor, Andy Ross, David Gilmour – guitar
  • Ross Cullum – rhythm guitar
  • David Paton, Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Jürgen Dahmen – keyboards
  • Andy Richards, Blue Weaver – Fairlight synthesizer
  • Simon Clark – Hammond organ, keyboards
  • Greg Hawkes – synthesizer
  • Mel Collins – soprano saxophone
  • Alan Lee Kirkendale – trumpet
  • Susanne Freytag – voice
  • Howard Jones, Tessa Niles – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Vicious Circle – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes, Ralf Dörper
  2. Heaven Give Me Words – Howard Jones, Ian Stanley, Michael Mertens
  3. Your Wildlife – Betsi Miller, Michael Mertens, Ian Stanley, Chris Hughes, Howard Jones
  4. Only One World – Derek Forbes, Michael Martens, Betsi Miller, Ralf Dörper
  5. How Much Love – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes
  6. Vicious (reprise) – Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Derek Forbes, Ralf Dörper
  7. Ministry of Fear – Michael Mertens, Derek Forbes
  8. Wound in My Heart – Derek Forbes, Michael Mertens, Betsi Miller, Ralf Dörper
  9. La Carne, La Morte E Il Diavolo – Michael Mertens

On October 26, 1991.

On October 26, 1991, “Polydor” label released “Internal Exile (A Collection of a Boy’s Own Stories)”, the second Fish album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Derek W Dick (Fish) – lead vocals
  • Mickey Simmonds – keyboards
  • Robin Boult – guitars
  • Frank Usher – guitars
  • David Paton – bass guitar
  • Ethan Johns – drums, percussion
  • Ted McKenna – drums, percussion
  • Charlie McKerron – fiddle
  • Marc Duff – whistles
  • Donald Shaw – box accordion
  • David Paton, Mr Crimson, Robin Boult, Maryen Cairns – backing vocals

Track listing:

  • Shadowplay – Derek W Dick, Mickey Simmonds
  • Credo – Derek W Dick, Mickey Simmonds, Robin Boult, Frank Usher
  • Just Good Friends (Close) – Derek W Dick, Frank Usher, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds
  • Favorite Stranger – Derek W Dick, Frank Usher
  • Lucky – Derek W Dick, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds
  • Dear Friend – Derek W Dick, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds
  • Tongues – Derek W Dick, Mickey Simmonds, Frank Usher, Robin Boult
  • Internal Exile – Derek W Dick, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds

On June 1, 1978.

On June 1, 1978, “Arista” label released “Pyramid”, the third Alan Parsons Project album. It was recorded September 1977 – February 1978, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – acoustic guitar, engineer
  • David Paton– vocals, bass
  • Stuart Elliott– drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Eric Woolfson, Duncan Mackay– keyboards
  • Dean Ford, Colin Blunstone, Lenny Zakatek, John Miles, Jack Harris– vocals
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone solos
  • The English Chorale Choir
  • Bob Howes – choirmaster
  • Andrew Powell – arrangements
  • Chris Blair, Pat Stapley – engineer assistant
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer
  • Hipgnosis – design, photography
  • Rob Brimson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Voyager
  2. What Goes Up…
  3. The Eagle Will Rise Again
  4. One More River
  5. Can’t Take It With You
  6. In the Lap of Gods
  7. Pyramania
  8. Hyper – Gamma – Spaces
  9. Shadow of a Lonely Man

On May 1, 1976.

On May 1, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Edgar Allan Poe)”, the debut Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded July 1975 – January 1976, at “Abbey Road” and “Kingsway Hall” in London, “Mama Jo’s” in Hollywood, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– lead vocals, guitar, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, recorder, engineer, projectron
  • Eric Woolfson– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, harpsichord, keyboards, executive producer
  • Andrew Powell– keyboards, arranger
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Billy Lyall– piano, drums, glockenspiel, keyboards, recorder, Fender rhodes
  • Francis Monkman– organ, keyboards
  • Christopher North– keyboards
  • David Paton– lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass
  • Leonard Whiting– vocals, narrator
  • John Miles– vocals, guitar
  • Jane Powell – lead and background vocals
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Terry Sylvester– vocals
  • English Chorale– vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – vocals
  • Jack Harris– vocals
  • Bob Howes – choir
  • The English Chorale and Played Ti – choir
  • Kevin Peek– acoustic guitar
  • Laurence Juber – acoustic guitar
  • David Pack– guitar
  • Joe Puerta– bass
  • Les Hurdle – bass
  • Daryl Runswick– bass, string bass
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor
  • Stuart Tosh– vocals, cymbals, drums, Tympani
  • John Leach – vocals, percussion, cimbalom, kantele
  • Burleigh Drummond– drums
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone, clarinet
  • David Snell – harp
  • Gordon Parry – engineer
  • Tom Trefethen – assistant engineer
  • Tony Richards – assistant engineer
  • Pat Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Chris Blair – assistant engineer
  • Colin Elgie – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Hipgnosis– design, cover art
  • Aubrey Powell– photography
  • Peter Christopherson– photography
  • Storm Thorgerson– photography
  • Sam Emerson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons except where noted.

  1. A Dream Within a Dream
  2. The Raven
  3. The Tell – Tale Heart
  4. The Cask of Amontillado
  5. The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether
  6. The Fall of the House of Usher Eric Woolfson, Alan Parsons, Andrew Powell
  • Prelude
  • Arrival
  • Intermezzo
  • Pavane
  • Fall
  1. To One in Paradise

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Arista” label released “Eve”, the fourth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – June 1979, at “Super bear Studios” and was produced by Alan Parsons. The cover art was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Eric Woolfson; Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • Alan Parsons; Eric Woolfson – miscellaneous instrumental contributions, engineer
  • Lesley Duncan; David Paton; Chris Rainbow; Clare Torry; Dave Townsend; Lenny Zakatek – vocals
  • Chris Rainbow; David Paton – backing vocals
  • David Paton – bass
  • Stuart Elliott – drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Orchestra – The Orchestra Of The Munich Chamber Opera
  • The Orchestra of the Munich Chamber Opera care of Eberhard Schoene leader – Sandor Farcas
  • Curtis Briggs – orchestra coordination
  • Shapiro and Steinberg – trivia consultants
  • Chris Blair, Wally Traugot – mastering
  • Eric Woolfson – executive production

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Lucifer
  2. You Lie Down With Dogs
  3. I’d Rather Be a Man
  4. You Won’t Be There
  5. Winding Me Up
  6. Damned If I Do
  7. Don’t Hold Back
  8. Secret Garden
  9. If I Could Change Your Mind

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Vanguard” label released “Blessed Are…”, the thirteen Joan Baez studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Quadrafonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Norbert Putnam and Jack Lothrop

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – guitar, vocals
  • Norman Blake– dobro, guitar
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey–drums
  • The Holladay – singers
  • Ed Logan – tenor saxophone
  • Charlie McCoy– harmonica
  • Norbert Putnam– bass, arranger
  • Buddy Spicher– violin
  • Pete Wade – guitar
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineer
  • Dave Harris – artwork
  • Jim Marshall– photography
  • Jobriath– design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Baez; except where noted.

  1. Blessed Are…
  2. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down – Robbie Robertson
  3. Salt of the Earth – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  4. Three Horses
  5. The Brand New Tennessee Waltz – Jesse Winchester
  6. Last, Lonely and Wretched
  7. Lincoln Freed Me Today (The Slave) – David Paton
  8. Outside the Nashville City Limits
  9. San Francisco Mabel Joy – Mickey Newbury
  10. When Time Is Stolen
  11. Heaven Help Us All – Ronald Miller
  12. Angeline – Mickey Newbury
  13. Help Me Make It Through the Night – Kris Kristofferson
  14. Let It Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  15. Put Your Hand in the Hand – Gene MacLellan
  16. Gabriel and Me
  17. Milanese Waltz/Marie Flore
  18. The Hitchhikers’ Song
  19. The 33rd of August – Mickey Newbury
  20. Fifteen Months

In June 1982.

In June 1982, “Arista” label released “Eye in the Sky”, the sixth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Chris Rainbow – lead vocal
  • Lenny Zakatek – lead vocal
  • Dave Terry – lead vocal
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, lead vocal
  • Colin Blunstone – lead vocal
  • The English Chorale: choir vocals
  • Alan Parsons: keyboards, Fairlightprogramming, vocals
  • David Paton: acoustic and electric guitars, bass, lead vocal
  • Ian Bairnson: acoustic and electric guitars
  • Mel Collins: saxophone
  • Stuart Elliott: drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson except where noted.

  1. Sirius
  2. Eye in the Sky – Eric Woolfson
  3. Children of the Moon – David Paton
  4. Gemini – Chris Rainbow
  5. Silence and I – Eric Woolfson
  6. You’re Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned – Lenny Zakatek
  7. Psychobabble – Dave Terry
  8. Mammagamma
  9. Step by Step – Lenny Zakatek
  10. Old and Wise – Colin Blunstone

On February 17, 1978.

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On February 17, 1978, “EMI” label released “The Kick Inside”, the debut Kate Bush album. It was recorded in June 1975, and July and August 1977, and was produced by Andrew Powell and David Gilmour.

Personnel:

  • Kate Bush – piano, composer, keyboards, vocals, background vocals
  • Ian Bairnson- guitar, vocals, background vocals, bottle
  • Paul Keogh, Alan Parker- guitar
  • Paddy Bush- harmonica, mandolin, vocals
  • Duncan Mackay- organ, synthesizer, keyboards, electric piano, clavinet
  • Andrew Powell- synthesizer, keyboards, bass, electric piano
  • Alan Skidmore- saxophone
  • David Paton- bass, acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Bruce Lynch- bass
  • Barry DeSouza – drums
  • Stuart Elliott- drums
  • Morris Pert- percussion
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor

All tracks by Kate Bush.

  1. Moving
  2. The Saxophone Song
  3. Strange Phenomena
  4. Kite
  5. The Man with the Child in His Eyes
  6. Wuthering Heights
  7. James and the Cold Gun
  8. Feel It
  9. Oh To Be in Love
  10. L’Amour Looks Something Like You
  11. Them Heavy People
  12. Room for the Life
  13. The Kick Inside

 

On February 7, 1984.

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On February 7, 1984, “Arista” label released “Ammonia Avenue”, the seventh Alan Parsons Project album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– keyboards, programming, vocals
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic guitar, guitar, electric guitar
  • Colin Blunstone– vocals
  • Mel Collins– synthesizer, saxophone
  • Stuart Elliott– percussion, drum
  • David Paton– bass, guitar, vocals
  • Chris Rainbow– vocals
  • Eric Woolfson– keyboards, vocals
  • Lenny Zakatek– vocals
  • Ken Zidar- bass, vocals
  • The Philharmonia Orchestra leader – Christopher Warren-Green
  • Storm Thorgerson- album cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Prime Time
  2. Let Me Go Home
  3. One Good Reason
  4. Since the Last Goodbye
  5. Don’t Answer Me
  6. Dancing on a Highwire
  7. You Don’t Believe
  8. Pipeline
  9. Ammonia Avenue