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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Arista” label released “Sky 2”, the second Sky album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Studio 3” and “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Haydn Bendall, Tony Clark, John Williams, Francis Monkman, Herbie Flowers, Tristan Fry and Kevin Peek.

Personnel:

  • John Williams– classical guitars
  • Francis Monkman– keyboards, synthesizers, harpsichord, piano, left-hand channel electric guitar
  • Herbie Flowers– bass guitar, tuba
  • Tristan Fry– drums, tuned percussion (drumkit, vibraphone, marimba, bass marimba, tympani & xylophones), trumpet
  • Kevin Peek– electric & classical guitars

Track listing:

  1. Hotta – Kevin Peek, Herbie Flowers
  2. Dance of the Little Fairies – Herbie Flowers
  3. Sahara – Kevin Peek
  4. Fifo – Francis Monkman
  5. Adagio – Francis Monkman
  6. Watching the Aeroplanes – Francis Monkman
  7. Tuba Smarties – Herbie Flowers
  8. Ballet-Volta – Praetorius, arr. John Williams
  9. Gavotte&Variations – Rameau
  10. Andante – Vivaldi, arr. John Williams
  11. Tristan’s Magic Garden – Tristan Fry
  12. El Cielo – traditional, arr. Williams
  13. Vivaldi – Darryl Way
  14. Scipio – Herbie Flowers
  15. Toccata – Bach, arr. Kevin Peek, Holmes

 

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On April 29, 1967.

The_Turtles_-_Happy_Together

On April 29, 1967, “White Whale” label released “Happy Together”, the third Turtles studio album. It was recorded late 1966 – 1967, and was produced by Joe Wissert.

Track listing:

  1. Makin’ My Mind Up – Jack Dalton, Gary Montgomery
  2. Guide for the Married Man – John Williams, Leslie Bricusse
  3. Think I’ll Run Away – Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman
  4. The Walking Song – Howard Kaylan, Al Nichol
  5. Me About You – Garry Bonner, Alan Gordon
  6. Happy Together – Garry Bonner, Alan Gordon
  7. She’d Rather Be with Me – Garry Bonner, Alan Gordon
  8. Too Young to Be One – Eric Eisner
  9. Person Without a Care – Al Nichol
  10. Like the Seasons – Warren Zevon
  11. Rugs of Woods and Flowers – Howard Kaylan, Al Nichol

On February 9, 1970.

Frank_Zappa_-_Burnt_Weeny_Sandwich

On February 9, 1970, “Bizarre” label released “Burnt Weeny Sandwich”, the ninth, Mothers of Invention album. “Burnt Weeny Sandwich” was recorded in August 1967 and July 1969, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– organ, guitar, vocals
  • Jimmy Carl Black– percussion, drums
  • Roy Estrada– bass, backing vocals, Pachuco rap
  • Janet Ferguson – backing vocals
  • Bunk Gardner– horn, wind
  • Buzz Gardner- trumpet
  • Billy Mundi– drums
  • Lowell George– guitar, vocals
  • Don “Sugarcane” Harris– violin
  • Don Preston– bass, piano, keyboards
  • Jim Sherwood– guitar, vocals, wind
  • Art Tripp– drums, percussion
  • Ian Underwood– guitar, piano, keyboards, wind
  • John Balkin – bass, string bass
  • Frank Zappa – arranger
  • John Williams – designer
  • Cal Schenkel – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa except where noted.

  1. WPLJ”(The Four Deuces)
  2. Igor’s Boogie, Phase One
  3. Overture to a Holiday in Berlin
  4. Theme from Burnt Weeny Sandwich
  5. “Igor’s Boogie, Phase Two
  6. Holiday in Berlin, Full Blown
  7. Aybe Sea
  8. The Little House I Used to Live in

On September 16, 1985.

Hounds_of_love

On September 16, 1985, “EMI Records” released “hounds of Love”, the fifth Kate Bush studio album . It was recorded January 1984 – June 1985, at “Wickham Farm Home Studio” in Welling, and was produced by Kate Bush. ”Hounds of love” received critical acclaim on its release and became one of her bestselling albums ever.

Personnel:

  • Kate Bush– vocals, Fairlight CMI, piano
  • Stuart Elliott– drums
  • Del Palmer– bass, handclapping,backing vocals, Fairlight basson, Linn programming
  • Alan Murphy– guitar
  • Paddy Bush– violins, balalaika, backing vocals, didjeridu, harmonic vocals , fujara
  • Charlie Morgan– drums, handclapping
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Youth– bass
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • Eberhard Weber– bass
  • The Medici Sextet – strings
  • Dave Lawson– string arrangements
  • Brian Bath – backing vocal, guitar
  • John Carder Bush – backing vocals, narration
  • Dónal Lunny– bouzouki, Irish bouzouki
  • John Sheahan– whistles
  • Kevin McAlea– synthesiser sequences, synthesiser
  • Danny Thompson– double bass
  • Liam O’Flynn– uilleann pipes
  • The Richard Hickox Singers– choir
  • Richard Hickox– vocals, choir master
  • Michael Berkeley– vocal arrangements
  • John Williams– guitar

All tracks by Kate Bush.

  1. Running Up That Hill
  2. Hounds of Love
  3. The Big Sky
  4. Mother Stands for Comfort
  5. Cloudbusting
  6. And Dream of Sheep
  7. Under Ice
  8. Walking the Witch
  9. Watching You Without Me
  10. Jig of Life
  11. Hello Earth
  12. The Morning Fog