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In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debu t Malo album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Pacific Recording Studios” in San Mateo, California, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Arcelio García, Jr. – lead vocals, percussion
  • Jorge Santana – guitar
  • Abel Zarate – vocals, guitar
  • Richard Kermode – keyboards, electric piano, Hammond organ, piano
  • Pablo Tellez – bass guitar, percussion
  • Richard Spremich – drums, percussion
  • Coke Escovedo – timbales, percussion
  • Victor Pantoja – conga, bongos, percussion
  • Richard Bean – vocals, percussion, timbales
  • Luis Gasca – vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Roy Murray – flute, trombone, trumpet, soprano sax
  • David Rubinson – engineer, mixing
  • Fred Catero, Jeremy Zatkin – assistant engineer
  • Chris Whorf – art direction
  • John & Barbara Casado – design
  • Jesus Helguera – front cover
  • Victor Alemán – photography

Track listing:

  1. Pana – Arcelio García, Jr., Abel Zarate
  2. Just Say Goodbye – Rodgers Grant, Luis Gasca
  3. Café – Arcelio García, Jorge Santana, Jr., Pablo Tellez
  4. Nena – Arcelio García, Jr., Pablo Tellez, Abel Zarate
  5. Suavecito – Richard Bean, Pablo Tellez, Abel Zarate
  6. Peace – Arcelio Garcia, Jr., Pablo Tellez, Ismael Versoza, Abel Zarate

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Milestone” label released “The Kicker”, the debut Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in August 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Lawrence – trumpet
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Kenny Barron – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. Mamacita
  2. The Kicker
  3. Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn
  4. If
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  8. Mo’ Joe

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Debut” label released “Introducing Paul Bley”, the debut Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1963, in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Art Blakey – drums
  • Bil Spilka – design

Track listing:

  1. Opus 1 – Paul Bley
  2. Teapot) Walkin’ – Richard Carpenter
  3. Like Someone in Love – Johnny Burke, Jimmy van Heusen
  4. Spontaneous Combustion – Paul Bley
  5. Split Kick – Horace Silver
  6. I Can’t Get Started – Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke

On November 28, 1986.

On November 28, 1986, “Mercury” label released “Deep in the Heart of Nowhere”, the debut Bob Geldof album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Rupert Hine, Jimmy Iovine and The Brothers of Doom

Personnel:

  • Bob Geldof – vocals, arranger
  • David A. Stewart – guitars, keyboards
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Brian Setzer – guitar
  • Jamie West-Oram – guitar
  • Alison Moyet – vocals
  • Maria McKee – vocals
  • Annie Lennox – vocals
  • Midge Ure
  • Omar Hakim
  • Suzie O’List
  • Clem Burke
  • Pat Seymour
  • Gill O’Donovan
  • Mint Julep
  • Jools Holland
  • Sonny Southern
  • Maria Albert
  • Lianne Davis
  • T.M. Stevens
  • Bono
  • Rupert Hine – arranger
  • Stephen W Tayler – recording, mixing
  • Andrew Scarth, Jon Bavin, Joe Chiccarelli – engineer
  • Mike Storey – art direction
  • Brian Aris – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Geldof, except where noted.

  1. This Is the World Calling – Bob Geldof, Raymond Doom
  2. In the Pouring Rain
  3. August Was a Heavy Month
  4. Love Like a Rocket – Bob Geldof, Raymond Doom
  5. I Cry Too
  6. When I Was Young
  7. This Heartless Heart
  8. The Beat of the Night
  9. Truly, True Blue
  10. Pulled Apart by Horses
  11. Words from Heaven
  12. Good Boys in the Wrong
  13. Night Turns to Day
  14. Deep in the Heart of Nowhere

In November 1988.

In November 1988, “BSO” label released “Mademoiselle chante…”, the debut Patricia Kaas album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Studio CBE” in Paris, and was produced by Joël Cartigny and Bernard Estardy. 

Personnel:

  • Patricia Kass – vocals
  • José Souc – guitar
  • Bernard Estardy – arranger
  • Alain Frappier – design
  • Gilles Cappé – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mon mec à moi – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  2. Venus des abribus – François Bernheim, Élisabeth Depardieu, Dominique Perrier
  3. D’Allemagne – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  4. Des Mensonges en musique – Didier Barbelivien, Francois Bernheim
  5. Un Dernier Blues – Didier Barbelivien
  6. Quand Jimmy dit – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  7. Souvenirs de l’Est – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  8. Elle voulait jouer cabaret – Didier Barbelivien
  9. Mademoiselle chante le blues – Didier Barbelivien, Bob Mehdi
  10. Chanson d’amour pas finie – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim

On November 23, 2001.

On November 23, 2001, Joel Kanning self-released his debut album “Nobis”. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Joel Kanning.

Personnel:

  • Joel Kanning – keyboards, guitar, engineer
  • Tami Kanning – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Joel Kanning, except where noted.

  1. Desert Dream
  2. Continuum
  3. A New Beginning
  4. Reality
  5. Sedona’s Calling
  6. Oneness
  7. Al-Ahqaf (The Dunes)
  8. Times of Change – lyrics by Tami Kanning
  9. Reflections
  10. First Light
  11. Cinema of Life

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “RCA” label released “Old No. 1”, the debut Guy Clark album. It was recorded in 1975, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was reproduced by Neil Wilburn.

Personnel:

  • Guy Clark – vocals, guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Pat Carter – guitar, background vocals
  • Steve Gibson – guitar
  • Dick Feller – guitar
  • Jim Colvard – guitar
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Hal Rugg – dobro, pedal steel
  • Jack Hicks – dobro
  • David Briggs – piano, background vocals
  • Chuck Cochran – piano
  • Shane Keister – piano
  • Johnny Gimble – fiddle
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Mike Leach – bass
  • Jerry Kroon – drums
  • Larrie Londin – drums
  • Jerry Carrigan – drums
  • Lea Jane Berinati – background vocals, piano
  • Rodney Crowell – background vocals
  • Emmylou Harris – background vocals
  • Gary B. White – background vocals
  • Florence Warner – background vocals
  • Steve Earle – background vocals
  • Sammi Smith – background vocals
  • Ray Butts – engineer
  • Pat Carter – associate producer
  • Susanna Clark – paintings
  • Paul Brookside – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Guy Clark.

  1. Rita Ballou
  2. L.A. Freeway
  3. She Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
  4. A Nickel for the Fiddler
  5. That Old Time Feeling
  6. Texas – 1947
  7. Desperados Waiting for a Train
  8. Like a Coat from the Cold
  9. Instant Coffee Blues
  10. Let Him Roll

On November 11, 2004.

On November 11, 2004, “Eclipse Records” label released “Ballads of Living and Dying”, the debut Marissa Nadler album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “Black Hole Sound Studios”, and was produced by Myles Baer.

Personnel:

  • Marissa Nadler – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Myles Baer – accordion, backing vocals, EBow, electric guitar
  • Kendra Flowers – harmony vocals
  • Myles Baer – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Marissa Nadler, except where noted.

  1. Fifty Five Falls
  2. Hay Tantos Muertos – Marissa Nadler, Pablo Neruda
  3. Stallions
  4. Undertaker
  5. Box of Cedar
  6. Bird Song
  7. Mayflower May
  8. Days of Rum
  9. Virginia
  10. Annabelle Lee – Marissa Nadler, Edgar Allan Poe
  11. Door Slam

On October 30, 1981.

On October 30, 1981, “Rough Trade” label released “The Sound of the Sand and Other Songs of the Pedestrian”, the debut David Thomas studio album. It was recorded May – June 1981, at “Regent’s Park” in London, and was produced by Adam Kidron and Peter Walmsley.

Personnel:

The Pedestrians:

  • David Thomas – lead vocals, design
  • Allen Ravenstine – synthesizer
  • Mayo Thompson – accordion
  • Richard Thompson – guitar, dulcimer
  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet
  • John Greaves – bass guitar 
  • Philip Moxham – bass guitar
  • Anton Fier – drums, percussion

The Golden Palominos:

  • Richard Thompson – guitar, dulcimer
  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet
  • John Greaves – bass guitar, piano
  • Anton Fier – drums, percussion

The Trees:

  • Allen Ravenstine – synthesizer
  • Alan Greenblatt – guitar
  • Ralph Carney – saxophone, oboe
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar
  • Scott Krauss – drums

The Eggs

  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet
  • Chris Cutler – drums
  • Paul Hamann – engineering
  • Phil Bodger – assistant engineer
  • Adam Kidron – engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Anne Clarke – assistant producer
  • Sue Johnson – assistant producer
  • Martyn Lambert – design
  • Peter Walmsley – design
  • Mik Mellen – photography
  • Shirley O’Loughlin – assistant producer
  • Geoff Travis – executive producer

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Thomas, all music as noted.

  1. The Birds Are a Good Idea – Philip Moxham, David Thomas, Mayo Thompson
  2.  Yiki Tiki – Anton Fier, Mayo Thompson, David Thomas
  3.  The Crickets in the Flats – Anton Fier
  4. Sound of the Sand – Philip Moxham, David Thomas
  5. The New Atom Mine – Anton Fier
  6. Big Dreams – Philip Moxham, David Thomas
  7. Happy to See You – David Thomas
  8. Crush This Horn Part 2 – Anton Fier, David Thomas
  9. Confuse Did – Anton Fier, David Thomas
  10. Sloop John B – traditional
  11. Man’s Best Friend – Anton Fier, David Thomas, Mayo Thompson, Eddie Thornton

On October 25, 1978.

On October 25, 1978, “Nippon Columbia” label released “Thousand Knives”, the debut Ryuichi Sakamoto album. It was recorded April – July 1978, at “Columbia Studios 1, 2 and 4” in Tokyo, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – synthesizer (Moog III-C with Roland MC-8 Microcomposer, Polymoog, Minimoog, Micromoog, Oberheim Eight Voice Polyphonic with Digital Programmer, ARP Odyssey, KORG PS-3100 Polyphonic), vocoder (Korg VC-10), analog sequencer (KORG SQ-10), Syn-Drums, piano, marimba, orchestration, liner notes
  • Hideki Matsutake – computer operation, synthesizer programming assistance
  • Harry Hosono – zill, liner notes
  • Motoya Hamaguchi – Syn-Drum solo, Brazilian bird whistles
  • Kazumi Watanabe – Alembic guitar, rhythm 
  • Yūji Takahashi – piano
  • Tatsuro Yamashita – castanets
  • Pecker – Syn-Drum solo
  • Satoshi “Sign” Saitoh – design
  • Makoto Iida – cover photo
  • Hikaru Hayashi – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

  1. Thousand Knives
  2. Island of Woods
  3. Grasshoppers
  4. Das Neue Japanische Elektronische Volkslied
  5. Plastic Bamboo
  6. The End of Asia