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In June 1981.

In June 1981, “E.G.” label released “What’s THIS For…!”, the second Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded December 1980 – February 1981, at “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Launay, Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Geordie Walker– guitar
  • Youth– bass guitar
  • Paul Ferguson– vocals, drums

 Track listing:

All tracks are by Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

  1. The Fall of Because
  2. Tension
  3. Unspeakable
  4. Butcher
  5. Follow the Leaders
  6. Madness
  7. Who Told You
  8. Exit

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “T Records” label released “A Product of…”, the debut Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded in April 1981 and was produced by Dennis Bovell, Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway, Chris Bell, Jane Shorter, Peter Dodd, John Roog, and Mike Howlett.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– lead vocals, bass, keyboards, percussion, reeds, mixing
  • Chris Bell – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Dodd – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Joe Leeway– congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Roog – guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jane Shorter – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Dewey – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Duffy, John Hade – mixing
  • Jonathan Phipps – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway, Chris Bell, Jane Shorter, Peter Dodd, John Roog, and Mike Howlett, except where noted

  1. When I See You
  2. Politics
  3. Slave Trade
  4. Could Be Her…Could Be You
  5. Make Believe
  6. Don’t Go Away
  7. The Price
  8. Oumma Aularesso (Animal Laugh) – traditional from Sierra Leone; arranged by Tom Bailey
  9. Anything Is Good Enough
  10. A Product Of…
  11. Perfect Game
  12. Vendredi Saint – traditiional Gregorian chant; arranged by Tom Bailey

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Arista” label released “Party”, the sixth Iggy Pop solo studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at Record Plant Studios, New York City, and was produced by Thom Panunzio and Tommy Boyce.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Ivan Kral– guitar, keyboards
  • Rob Duprey– guitar
  • Michael Page – bass guitar
  • Dougie Bowne – drums
  • Jimmy Whizner – arrangements
  • The Uptown Horns – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Iggy Pop and Ivan Král, except where noted.

  1. Pleasure
  2. Rock and Roll Party
  3. Eggs on Plate
  4. Sincerity
  5. Houston Is Hot Tonight
  6. Pumpin’ for Jill
  7. Happy Man
  8. Bang Bang
  9. Sea of Love – George Khoury, Phil Phillips
  10. Time Won’t Let Me – Tom King, Chet Kelly

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “T Records” label released “A Product of … ”, the debut Thompson Twins album.  It was recorded in April 1981, and was produced by Dennis Bovell, Mike Howlett, Tom Bailey, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, Joe Leeway, John Roog and Jane Shorter.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– bass, lead vocals, keyboards, percussion, reeds
  • Chris Bell – drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Peter Dodd – guitar, backing vocals, percussion, saxophone
  • Joe Leeway– congas, backing vocals, percussion
  • John Roog – guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • Jane Shorter – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Dewey – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Duffy, John Hade, Tom Bailey – mixing
  • Jonathan Phipps – cover art

Track listing:

All the tracks by Tom Bailey, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, Joe Leeway, John Roog and Jane Shorter, except where noted.

  1. When I See You
  2. Politics
  3. Slave Trade
  4. Could Be Her…Could Be You
  5. Make Believe
  6. Don’t Go Away
  7. The Price
  8. Oumma Aularesso (Animal Laugh) – traditional, arranged by Tom Bailey
  9. Anything Is Good Enough
  10. A Product Of…
  11. Perfect Game
  12. Vendredi Saint – traditiional; arranged by Tom Bailey

 

 

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Go Feet” label released “Wha’ppen?”, the second The Beat album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Roundhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Bob Sargeant.

Personnel:

  • Dave Wakeling– guitar, vocals, sleeve design
  • Ranking Roger– vocals, sleeve design
  • Andy Cox– guitar, sleeve design
  • David Steele– bass, sleeve design
  • Everett Morton– drums, sleeve design
  • Saxa– saxophone, sleeve design
  • Dave “Blockhead” Wright – keyboards
  • “Have a Go Bobby” Sargeant – marimba
  • Cedric Myton– extra vocals
  • Dick – steel drum
  • Saltin – trumpet
  • Mark Dearnley– engineer
  • Hunt Emerson – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Wakeling, Ranking Roger, Andy Cox, David Steele, Everett Morton and Saxa, except where noted.

  1. Doors of Your Heart – Dave Wakeling, Ranking Roger, Andy Cox, David Steele, Everett Morton, Saxa, Colin Osborne
  2. All Out to Get You
  3. Monkey Murders
  4. I Am Your Flag
  5. French Toast (Soleil Trop Chaud) – Joseph Jefferson
  6. Drowning
  7. Dream Home in NZ
  8. Walk Away
  9. Over and Over
  10. Cheated
  11. Get-a-Job
  12. The Limits We Set

 

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Arista” label released “The One That You Love”, the sixth Air Supply album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Graham Russell, Michael Masser and Harry Maslin.

Personnel:

  • David Moyse: guitar
  • Rex Goh: guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Green: bass
  • Russell Hitchcock: vocals
  • Graham Russell: acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Ralph Cooper: drums
  • Frank Esler-Smith: conductor, keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Alpha: photography
  • Ray Barber: logo
  • Clive Davis: executive producer
  • Elliott Federman: mastering
  • Howard Fritzson: cover design, art direction
  • Stephanie Kika: project coordinator
  • Ria Lewerke: stylist, cover art direction
  • Harry Maslin: engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Russell, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Turn Me Away
  2. Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) – Michael Masser, Norman Sallitt, Linda Creed
  3. Keeping the Love Alive – Graham Russell, Richard Supa
  4. The One That You Love
  5. This Heart Belongs to Me
  6. Sweet Dreams
  7. I Want to Give It All – Graham Russell, Rex Goh
  8. I’ll Never Get Enough of You – Jeanne Napoli, Gary Portnoy, Judy Quay
  9. Tonight
  10. I’ve Got Your Love – Graham Russell, Clive Davis

 

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “EMI America” label released “Wanted Dread & Alive”, the fifth Peter Tosh album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Dynamic Studios” in Kingston, Jamaica, and was produced by Peter Tosh.

Personnel:

  • Peter Tosh – lead vocals, backing vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • The Tamlins – backing vocals
  • Robbie Shakespeare – bass
  • Sly Dunbar – drums
  • Pee Wee – flute
  • Darryl Thompson – lead guitar
  • Mikey Chung – rhythm guitar
  • Keith Sterling, Robbie Lyn – keyboards
  • Gwen Guthrie – lead vocals
  • Noel “Scully” Simms, Uziah “Sticky” Thompson – percussion
  • Dean Fraser – tenor & alto saxophone
  • Ronald “Nambo” Robinson – trombone
  • Barry Rogers, Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff, Lou Marini – horns
  • Geoffrey Chung – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Tosh except where noted.

  1. Coming in Hot
  2. Nothing But Love – Ella Mitchell, Freddie Harris
  3. Reggae-Mylitis
  4. The Poor Man Feel It
  5. Cold Blood
  6. Wanted Dread & Alive
  7. Rastafari Is
  8. That’s What They Will Do
  9. Fools Die

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “A&M” label released “Jumpin’ Jive”, the fourth Joe Jackson studio album. It was recorded in May 1981, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Joe Jackson.

Personnel:

  • Joe Jackson– vocals, vibraphone, arrangements
  • Pete Thomas– alto saxophone
  • Raul D’Oliveira – trumpet
  • Nick Weldon – piano
  • Dave Bitelli – tenor saxophoneand clarinet
  • Graham Maby– bass
  • Larry Tolfree – drums
  • All – backing vocals
  • Norman Mighell – assistant producer, recording engineer
  • Matt The Goose – assistant recording engineer
  • Pete Thomas, Dave Bitelli, Raul D’Oliveira – horn arrangements
  • Jeri Heiden, Sandy Brummels – art direction
  • Anton Corbijn- photography

.Track listing:

  1. Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid – Lester Young, King Pleasure
  2. Jack, You’re Dead – Walter Bishop, Dick Miles
  3. Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Bill Austin, Louis Jordan
  4. We the Cats (Shall Hep Ya) – Cab Calloway, Jack Palmer
  5. San Francisco Fan – Sammy Mysels, Dick Sanford
  6. Five Guys Named Moe – Jerome Bresler, Larry Wynn
  7. Jumpin’ Jive – Cab Calloway, Frank Froeba, Jack Palmer
  8. You Run Your Mouth (and I’ll Run My Business) – Louis Armstrong
  9. What’s the Use of Getting Sober(When You’re Gonna Get Drunk Again) – Busby Meyers
  10. You’re My Meat – Skeets Tolbert
  11. Tuxedo Junction – Erskine Hawkins, Buddy Feyne, William Johnson, Julian Dash
  12. How Long Must I Wait for You – Jerry Black, Lucky Millinder

 

 

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Epic” label released “There & Back”, the third Jeff Beck studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Ramport Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Beck and Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Jan Hammer– keyboard, drums
  • Tony Hymas– keyboard
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Mo Foster– bass

Track listing:

  1. Star Cycle – Jan Hammer
  2. Too Much to Lose – Jan Hammer
  3. You Never Know – Jan Hammer
  4. The Pump – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  5. El Becko – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  6. The Golden Road – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  7. Space Boogie – Tony Hymas, Simon Phillips
  8. The Final Peace – Jeff Beck, Tony Hymas

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Columbia” label released “I’ve Got Something to Say”, the fifteen  David Allan Coe. It was recorded in 1976 at Columbia Studios, Pete’s Place in Nashville, and was produced by Billy Sherrill.

Personnel:

  • David Allan Coe, Guy Clark, Bill Anderson, Dickey Betts, Kris Kristofferson, Larry Jon Wilson, George Jones– vocals
  • Reggie Young, Ken Bell, Dick Betts, Boomer Castleman – guitar
  • Pete Drake, Dale Seigfreid – steel guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki, Ron Bledsoe, Ralph Ezell – bass
  • Kenny Malone, Owen Hale – drums
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • Steve Nathan, Chalmer Davis – piano, keyboards
  • Jimmy English – banjo

Track listing:

Alltracks by David Allan Coe except where noted.

  1. I’ve Got Something to Say
  2. Back to Atlanta
  3. I Could Never Give You Up (For Someone Else)
  4. Take It Easy Rider
  5. The Great Nashville Railroad Disaster (A True Story) – Bobby Braddock, Rafe VanHoy
  6. Hank Williams Junior-Junior – Dickey Betts, Bonnie Bramlett
  7. Get a Little Dirt on Your Hands – Bill Anderson
  8. If You’ll Hold the Ladder (I’ll Climb to the Top) – Buzz Rabin, Sara Busby
  9. This Bottle (In My Hand)
  10. Take This Job and Shove It Too
  11. Lovin’ You Comes So Natural – David Allan Coe, Curtis Buck, Jimmy Lancaster