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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
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In December 1977.

In December 1977, “CBS” label released “Halloween”, the third Pulsar album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Aquarius Studios” in Geneva, Italy, and was produced by Jacques Roman, Victor Bosch, Gilbert Gandil, Roland Richard and Michel Masson.

Personnel:

  • Jacques Roman– synthesizer, keyboard, mellotron
  • Victor Bosch– drums, percussion, vibraphone, cover art
  • Gilbert Gandil– lead vocals, guitars
  • Roland Richard– piano, flute, clarinet, synthesizer
  • Michel Masson– bass
  • Jean Ristori – cello
  • Xavier Dubuc – congas
  • Jean-Louis Rebut, Sylvia Ekström – vocals
  • Jean Ristori – engineer
  • Gérard Trouve – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All music by Jacques Roman, Victor Bosch, Gilbert Gandil, Roland Richard and Michel Masson, all lyrics by Armand Fines.

Halloween Part 1

  1. Halloween Song
  2. Tired Answers
  3. Colours of Childhood
  4. Sorrow in My Dreams

Halloween Part 2

  1. Lone Fantasy
  2. Dawn Over Darkness
  3. Misty garden of Passion
  4. Fear of Frost
  5. Time

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “Red Star” label released the debut, self-titled Suicide album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Ultima Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Craig Leon and Marty Thau. In 2013, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 441 on its list of the “Greatest 500 Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Alan Moulder – vocals
  • Martin Rev– keyboards, synthesizer, electronics
  • Alan Vega– vocals, illustrations
  • Larry Alexander, Perkin Barnes – engineer
  • Art Blavis – engineer, remastering
  • Christine Soares – editing
  • Roy Trakin – editing, linear notes
  • Marty Thau, Howard Thompson – live recording
  • Rogerio Franco, Rob Soares – art direction
  • Timothy Jackson – artwork
  • Edgard Moscatelli – design
  • Michael Robinson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Vega and Martin Rev

  1. Ghost Rider
  2. Rocket U.S.A.
  3. Cheree
  4. Johnny
  5. Girl
  6. Frankie Teardrop
  7. Che

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “Wolfgang” label released the debut, self-titled Eddie Money album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Botnick.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Money– vocals, keyboards, harmonica, saxophone
  • Jimmy Lyon– guitars
  • Gary Mallaber– drums, percussion
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar
  • Gene Pardue – drums
  • Bob “Pops” Popwell– bass guitar
  • Tom Scott– alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards
  • Randy Nichols – keyboards, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Freddie Webb – keyboards
  • Kevin Calhoun – percussion
  • Jo Baker– second vocal
  • Andy Johns – engineer

 

Track listing:

  1. Two Tickets to Paradise – Eddie Money
  2. You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me – Smokey Robinson
  3. Wanna Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star – Eddie Money, Chris Solberg
  4. Save a Little Room in Your Heart for Me – Eddie Money
  5. So Good to Be in Love Again – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  6. Baby Hold On – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  7. Don’t Worry – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  8. Jealousys – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  9. Got to Get Another Girl – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  10. Gamblin’ Man – Eddie Money, Dan Alexander, Jimmy Lyon