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In April 1987.

In April 1987, “Factory” label released “Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)”, the debut Happy Mondays album. It was recorded in December 1986, and was produced by John Cale.

Personnel:

  • Paul Davis – keyboards
  • Mark “Bez” Berry– percussion
  • Paul Ryder– bass
  • Shaun Ryder– vocals
  • Gary Whelan – drums
  • Mark “Cow” Day – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Davis, Mark “Bez” Berry, Paul Rider, Shaun Rider, Gary Whelan and Mark “Cow” Day.

  1. Kuff Dam
  2. Tart Tart
  3. Enery
  4. Russell
  5. Olive Oil
  6. Weekend S
  7. Little Matchstick Owen
  8. Oasis
  9. Desmond
  10. Cob 20

 

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In April 1979.

In April 1979, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Replicas”, the second and final Tubeway Army album. It was recorded December 1978-January 1979, at “Gooseberry Studios” in London, and was produced by Gary Numan.

Personnel:

  • Gary Numan– keyboards, guitars, vocals, producer, mixing
  • Paul Gardiner– bass guitar
  • Jess Lidyard– drums
  • John Caffery – engineering, mixing
  • Rikki Sylvan– mixing
  • Geoff Howes – photographer
  • Mary Vango – make-up
  • Tony Escott – illustrator
  • Malti Kidia – art director

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Numan.

  1. Me! I Disconnect from You
  2. Are ‘Friends’ Electric?
  3. The Machman
  4. Praying to the Aliens
  5. Down in the Park
  6. You Are in My Vision
  7. Replicas
  8. It Must Have Been Years
  9. When the Machines Rock
  10. I Nearly Married a Human

In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Charisma” label released “Moroccan Roll”, the second Brand X studio album. It was recorded December 1976–January 1977, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Dennis MacKay.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– guitar, bass
  • Robin Lumley– keyboards, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Moog synthesizer, Clavinet, vocals
  • Percy Jones– bass, autoharp, marimba
  • Phil Collins– drums, lead vocals, piano
  • Morris Pert– percussion and a vast number of bits and things that he hit while the tape was running, including: The QE2, Idi Amin, and undiscovered parts of Scotland
  • Engineered and mixed by ‘Perdurabo’Stephen W. Tayler
  • Mastered by Ray Staff
  • Album artwork byHipgnosis

Track listing:

  1. Sun in the Night – John Goodsall
  2. Why Should I Lend You Mine (When You’ve Broken Yours Off Already)..- Phil Collins
  3. …Maybe I’ll Lend You Mine after All – Phil Collins
  4. Hate Zone – John Goodsall
  5. Collapsar – Robin Lumley
  6. Disco Suicide – Robin Lumley
  7. Orbits – Percy Jones
  8. Malaga Virgen – Percy Jones
  9. Macrocosm – John Goodsall

 

On April 12, 2012.

On April 12, 2011, “Roswell/RCA” label released “Wasting Light”, the seventh Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded September – December 2010, at Dave Grohl’s garage, and was produced by Butch Vig. In 2012, “Wasting Light” earned Foo Fighters five “Grammy Awards”, including “Best Rock Album”. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Pat Smear– rhythm guitar, lead guitar, baritone guitar
  • Nate Mendel– bass
  • Taylor Hawkins– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Chris Shiflett– lead guitar, backing vocals, tenor guitar
  • Bob Mould– guitar and backing vocals, backing vocals
  • Krist Novoselic– bass, accordion
  • Rami Jaffee– keyboards, mellotron, organ
  • Jessy Greene– violin
  • Fee Waybill– backing vocals
  • Butch Vig – percussion
  • Drew Hester− percussion
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering
  • Emily Lazar– mastering
  • James Brown – engineer
  • Morning Breath Inc. – art direction, design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear.

  1. Bridge Burning
  2. Rope
  3. Dear Rosemary
  4. White Limo
  5. Arlandria
  6. These Days
  7. Back & Forth
  8. A Matter of Time
  9. Miss the Misery
  10. I Should Have Known
  11. Walk

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “RCA” label released the debut, self-titled Lou Reed album. It was recorded December 1971-January 1972, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Richard Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – guitar, arranger, keyboards, vocals, producer
  • Clem Cattini- percussion
  • Helene Francois – harmony vocals
  • Kay Garner – harmony vocals
  • Steve Howe- guitar
  • Les Hurdle – bass
  • Paul Keogh – guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Brian Odgers – bass
  • Caleb Quaye- guitar, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Rick Wakeman- piano, keyboards
  • Tom Adams- cover art
  • Mike Bobak – engineer
  • Ronn Campisi – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Stand It
  2. Going Down
  3. Walk and Talk It
  4. Lisa Says
  5. Berlin
  6. I Love You
  7. Wild Child
  8. Love Makes You Feel
  9. Ride into the Sun – Lou Reed,John Cale, Sterling Morrison, Maureen Tucker
  10. Ocean

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Rising Sun” label released “Hobo’s Lullaby”, the sixth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded October-December 1971, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie- vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Anytime – Herbert Lawson
  2. City of New Orleans – Steve Goodman
  3. Lightning Bar Blues – Hoyt Axton
  4. Shackles and Chains – Jimmie Davis
  5. 1913 Massacre – Woody Guthrie
  6. Somebody Turned on the Light – Hoyt Axton
  7. Ukulele Lady – Richard A. Whiting, Gus Kahn
  8. When the Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  9. Mapleview (20%) Rag – Arlo Guthrie
  10. Days Are Short – Arlo Guthrie
  11. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves

On April 8, 2003.

On April 8, 2003, “Fat Possum” label released “Thickfreakness”, the second Black keys studio album. It was recorded in December 2002, at “Studio 45” in Akron, and was produced by Patrick Carney.

Personnel:

  • Dan Auerbach- guitar, vocals, bass
  • Patrick Carney- drums, percussion, production

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney except where noted.

  1. Thickfreakness
  2. Hard Row – lyrics by Dan Auerbach, Chuck Auerbach
  3. Set You Free
  4. Midnight in Her Eyes
  5. Have Love Will Travel – Richard Berry
  6. Hurt Like Mine
  7. Everywhere I Go – Junior Kimbrough
  8. No Trust
  9. If You See Me
  10. Hold Me in Your Arms
  11. I Cry Alone