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In February 1981.

In February 1981, “Casablanca” label released “Something in the Night”, the ninth Pure Prairie League studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Rob Fraboni.

Personnel:

  • Vince Gill – vocals, banjo, guitar, violin
  • Jeff Wilson – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Connor – keyboards
  • Michael Reilly – vocals, bass
  • Billy Hinds – drums
  • Nicky Hopkins – piano
  • Gary Mielke – synthesizer
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • David Sanborn – saxophone
  • Johnny Lee Schell – guitar
  • Dick Sims – organ
  • Kristine Arnold – vocals
  • Renée Geyer – vocals
  • Janis Oliver-Gill – vocals
  • Ricky Fataar – percussion
  • Fredrioco Spumani – percussion
  • Terry Becker, Tim Kramer – engineer
  • Steve Gillmor – engineer assistant
  • Tim Bryant – art direction
  • Jeff Wack – design
  • Scott Hensel – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vince Gill; except where noted.

  1. Don’t Keep Me Hangin’
  2. Love Me Again
  3. Hold on to Our Hearts
  4. Something in the Night – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson, Steve Woodard
  5. Do You Love Me Truly, Julie?
  6. You’re Mine Tonight – Rafe Van Hoy
  7. Still Right Here in My Heart – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson
  8. I Wanna Know Your Name
  9. Feel the Fire – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson, Steve Woodard
  10. Tell Me One More Time – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “RCA” label released “From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uranus”, the second Landscape album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, and was produced by Colin Thurston, Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms and John Walters.

Personnel:

  • Richard James Burgess- vocals, electronic drums, percussion, synthesizers, Roland MC8 micro composer, System 100 modular synths, SDS-V electronic drums, claptrap
  • Christopher Heaton – vocals, Yamaha CS80 polyphonic synthesizer, grand piano, Fender Rhodes piano with ring modulator and effects, Minimoog, Roland vocoders, Roland Chorus Echo
  • Andy Pask- vocals, bass guitar, bass synthesizers, Giffin fretted and fretless basses, Yamaha CS80, Roland Pro Mars synthesizer
  • Peter Thoms- vocals, electronic trombone, trombone, King 3B Trombone, Barcus Berry tranducer and graphic pre-amp, Roland pitch/voltage synthesizer and Chorus Echo, MXR Blue Box
  • John Walters- wind synthesizers and Vocals. Computone wind synthesizer driver and Lyricon 1, Roland MC8, Pro Mars and System 100 synthesizers and vocoder, Selmer MKVI soprano saxophone, programming
  • John Etchells, John Hudson, Brian Tench, Hugh Padgham, Andy Jackson, Peter Walsh, Rafe McKenna, Peter Smith, Steve Rance, Graeme Jackson, Rik Walton, Dave Hunt, David Baker, Colin Thurston – engineer

Track listing:

  1. European Man – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  2. Shake the West Awake – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  3. Computer Person – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  4. Alpine Tragedy / Sisters – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  5. Face of the 80’s – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  6. New Religion – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  7. Einstein A Go-Go – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  8. Norman Bates – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  9. The Doll’s House – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  10. From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uran – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  • Beguine
  • Mambo
  • Tango

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “NEMS” label released “The Fool Circle”, the twelfth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Air Studios” in London, and track “Cocaine” was recorded at “Wendler Arena” in Saginaw, Michigan, and was produced by Jeff Baxter.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- vocals
  • Manny Charlton- guitars
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, vocals
  • Darrell Sweet– drums
  • Zal Cleminson– 12-string acoustic guitar
  • John Locke– keyboards
  • Jeff Baxter– synthesizer, vocoder
  • Geoff Emerick– engineer
  • Alan Schmidt, Pat Carroll – design
  • Chris Moore – illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Dressed to Kill – Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty
  2. Another Year – Manny Charlton
  3. Moonlight Eyse – Dan McCafferty
  4. Pop the Silo – Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty
  5. Let Me Be Your Leader – Manny Charlton
  6. We Are the People – Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty
  7. Every Young Man’s Dream – Darrell Sweet
  8. Little Part of You – Manny Charlton
  9. Cocaine – J. J. Cale
  10. Victoria – Darrell Sweet

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “Johanna Kustannus” label released “Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks”, the debut Hanoi Rocks album. It was recorded in February 1981, at “Park Studio” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Andy McCoy and Michael Monroe (The Muddy Twins).

Personnel:

  • Michael Monroe– vocals, piano, saxophone, harmonica
  • Andy McCoy– guitars, backing vocals
  • Nasty Suicide– guitars, backing vocals
  • Sam Yaffa– bass
  • Gyp Casino– drums
  • Seppo Johansson – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCoy, except where noted.

  1. Tragedy
  2. Village Girl
  3. Stop Cryin’
  4. Don’t You Ever Leave Me
  5. Lost in the City
  6. First Timer
  7. Cheyenne
  8. 11th Street Kids
  9. Walking with My Angel – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  10. Pretender

In February 1981.

paket-aranzman

In February 1981, “Jugoton” label released “Paket aranžman”, album by Idoli, Šarlo Аkrobata and Električni Оrgazam. It was recorded in 1980, at “Druga Maca” studio in Belgrade, and was produced by Enco Lesić. It is considered to be one of the most important albums ever recorded in Yugoslavia, ranked at number 2 by the critics in the book “Yu 100: the Best Albums of Yugoslavian Rock and Pop Music.

Track listing:

  1. Šarlo Akrobata- Ona se budi – Milan Mladenović, Dušan Kojić “Koja”, Ivan Vdović “VD”
  2. Električni Orgazam- Krokodili dolaze -Srđan Gojković “Gile” , Ljubomir Đukić “Ljuba”
  3. Šarlo Akrobata- Oko moje glave – Milan Mladenović, Dušan Kojić “Koja”, Ivan Vdović “VD”
  4. Idoli- Schwüle über Europa  – Srđan Šaper, Vlada Divljan
  5. Šarlo Akrobata- Mali čovek – Milan Mladenović, Dušan Kojić “Koja”, Ivan Vdović “VD”
  6. Idoli- Plastika – Vlada Divljan
  7. Idoli- Maljčiki – Srđan Šaper, Vlada Divljan
  8. Električni Orgazam- Zlatni papagaj – Srđan Gojković “Gile”
  9. Idoli- Amerika – Vlada Divljan, Zdenko Kolar
  10. Električni Orgazam- Vi – Ljubomir Jovanović “Jovec”, S. Vukičević, Srđan Gojković “Gile”
  11. Šarlo Akrobata- Niko kao ja – Milan Mladenović, Dušan Kojić “Koja”, Ivan Vdović “VD”