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In March 1985.

In March 1985, “Blast First-Homestead” labels released “Bad Moon Rising”, the second Sonic Youth album. It was recorded September-December 1984, at “Before Christ Studios” in Brooklyn, and was produced by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Bob Bert, Martin Bisi and John Erskine.

Personnel:

  • Thurston Moore– guitars, prepared guitar, lead vocals, production
  • Kim Gordon– bass guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitars, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bob Bert– drums
  • Lydia Lunch– lead vocals
  • Martin Bisi– engineer
  • Ethan James– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Intro
  2. Brave Men Run (In My Family) – Kim Gordon
  3. Society is a Hole – Thurston Moore
  4. I Love Her All the Time – Thurston Moore
  5. Ghost Bitch – Kim Gordon
  6. I’m Insane – Thurston Moore
  7. Justice is Might – Thurston Moore
  8. Death Valley ’69 – Lydia Lunch, Thurston Moore
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In March 1984.

In March 1984, “SST” label released “My War”, the second Black Flag studio album. It was recorded in December 1983, at “Total Access Recording” in Redondo Beach, California, and was produced by Greg Ginn, Spot and Bill Stevenson.

Personnel:

  • Henry Rollins– vocals
  • Greg Ginn– guitar, bass
  • Bill Stevenson– drums
  • Spot– engineer, mixer
  • Raymond Pettibon– artwork

Track listing:

  1. My War – Chuck Dukowski
  2. Can’t Decide – Greg Ginn
  3. Beat My Head Against the Wall – Greg Ginn
  4. I Love You – Chuck Dukowski
  5. Forever Time – Greg Ginn, Henry Rollins
  6. The Swinging Man – Greg Ginn, Henry Rollins
  7. Nothing Left Inside – Greg Ginn, Henry Rollins
  8. Three Nights – Greg Ginn, Henry Rollins
  9. Scream – Greg Ginn

In March 1984.

In March 1984, “Blau” label released “Deià…Vu”, the eleventh Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded in December 1980, at “Maller Studios” in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Joan Bibiloni.

Track listing:

  • Kevin Ayers- lead vocals, guitar
  • Joan Bibiloni – guitars
  • Ollie Halsall- bass, guitar
  • Daniel Lagarde – bass
  • Quique Villafania – drums
  • Miguel Figuerola – drums
  • Zanna Gregmar – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jorge Pardo – saxophone
  • Linda Novit – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers, except where noted.

  1. Champagne and Valium
  2. Thank God for a Sense of Humor
  3. Take It Easy
  4. Stop Playing with My Heart (You Are a Big Girl)
  5. My Speeding Heart
  6. Lay Lady Lay – Bob Dylan
  7. Stop Playing With My Heart II
  8. Be Aware of the Dog

 

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Ruby” label released “Walk Among Us” the debut Misfits album. It was recorded June 1981-August 1981, December 1981-January 1982, and was produced by Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, Doyle and Arthur Googy.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Danzig– vocals, guitar, overdubbed guitar
  • Jerry Only– bass, background vocals
  • Doyle– guitar, background vocals
  • Arthur Googy– drums
  • Mike Taylor– engineer
  • Pat Burnette – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Glenn Danzig.

  1. 20 Eyes
  2. I Turned into a Martian
  3. All Hell Breaks Loose
  4. Vampira
  5. Nike-A-Go-Go
  6. Hate Breeders
  7. Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?
  8. Night of the Living Dead
  9. Skulls
  10. Violent World
  11. Devil’s Whorehouse
  12. Astro Zombies
  13. Braineaters

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Neutral” label released the debut, self-titled Sonic Youth EP. It was recorded December 1081-January 1982, at “Radio City Music Hall Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Richard Edson.

Personnel:

  • Thurston Moore– guitar, vocals, bass guitar
  • Kim Gordon– bass guitar, vocals, guitar
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitar, vocals, power drill
  • Richard Edson– drums
  • Don Hunerberg – engineering

Track listing:

All music by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Richard Edson.

  1. The Burning Spear – lyrics Thurston Moore
  2. I Dreamed a Dream – lyrics Richard Edson, Lee Ranaldo
  3. She Is Not Alone – lyrics Thurston Moore
  4. I Don’t Want to Push It – lyrics Kim Gordon
  5. The Good and the Bad

 

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “E.G. Records” label released the debut, self-titled U.K. album. It was recorded December 1977-January 1978, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Holdsworth, Eddie Jobson, John Wetton and Bill Bruford. In 2015, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 35 in its list of the “Best Progressive Albums All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Allan Holdsworth– guitar
  • Eddie Jobson– keyboards, electric violin, electronics
  • John Wetton– bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Bill Bruford– drums, percussion
  • Stephen W Tayler– engineering, mixing

Track listing:

  1. In the Dead of Night – Eddie Jobson, John Wetton
  2. By the Light of Day – Eddie Jobson, Jogn Wetton
  3. Presto Vivace and Reprise – Eddie Jobson, John Wetton
  4. Thirty Years – John Wetton, Eddie Jobson, Bill Bruford
  5. Alaska – Eddie Jobson
  6. Time To Kill – Eddie Jobson, John Wetton, Bill Bruford
  7. Nevermore – Allan Holdsworth, Eddie Jobson, John Wetton
  8. Mental Medication – Alan Holdsworth, Bill Bruford, Eddie Jobson

In March 1976.

In March 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Blue for You” the ninth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded December 1975-January 1976, at “phonogram Studios” in London, and was produced by Damon Lyon-Shaw, John Coghlan, Alan Lancaster, Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi.

Personnel:

  • John Coghlan- drums
  • Alan Lancaster- bass, guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt- guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Francis Rossi- guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Is There a Better Way – Francis Rossi, Alan Lancaster
  2. Mad About the Boy – Francis Rossi, Young
  3. Ring of a Change – Francis Rossi, Young
  4. Blue for You – Alan Lancaster
  5. Rain – Rick Parfitt
  6. Rolling Home – Francis Rossi, Alan Lancaster
  7. That’s a Fact – Francis Rossi, Young
  8. Ease Your Mind – Alan Lancaster
  9. Mystery Song – Rick Parfitt, Young