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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

 

 

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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Magnet” label released “Ska’n’B”, the first Bad Manners album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Roger Lomas.

Personnel:

  • Buster Bloodvessel- vocals
  • Louis ‘Alphonso’ Cook – guitar
  • David Farren – bass
  • Brian Tuitt – drums
  • Martin Stewart- keyboards
  • Chris Kane – saxophone
  • Andrew Marson – saxophone
  • Paul “Gus” Hyman – trumpet
  • Winston Bazoomies – harmonica

Track listing:

All tracks by Buster Bloodvessel, Louis ‘Alphonso’ Cook, David Farren, Brian Tuitt , Martin Stewart, Chris Kane, Andrew Marson, Paul “Gus” Hyman and Winston Bazoomies, except where noted.

  1. Ne-Ne Na-Na Na-Na Nu-Nu – Eddie Dean, Al Dredick
  2. Here Comes The Major
  3. Fatty Fatty – Clancy Eccles, Leroy Sibbles
  4. King Ska/Fa
  5. Monster Mash – Leonard Capizzi, Bobby “Boris” Pickett
  6. Caledonia – Louis Jordan, Fleecie Moore
  7. Magnificent 7 – Elmer Bernstein
  8. Wooly Bully – Domingo Samudio
  9. Lip Up Fatty
  10. Special Brew
  11. Inner London Violence
  12. Scruffy, The Huffy Chuffy Tugboat