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On July 28, 1979.

On July 28, 1979, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut Flying Lizards album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Berry Street Studio”, “Brixton Academy” in London, and in New York City, Munich, and Maidstone, and was produced by David Cunningham.

Personnel:

  • David Cunningham – engineer
  • Steve Beresford – guitar, bass, keyboards
  • David Toop
  • Michael Upton
  • Julian Marshall
  • Dave Hunt – engineer
  • Laurie Rae Chamberlain – sleeve art
  • Richard Rayner-Canham – sleeve art, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Cunningham except where noted

  1. Der Song von Mandelay (Mandelay Song) – Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
  2. Her Story – Dave Solomon, David Cunningham, General-Strike, Vivien Goldman
  3. TV – David Cunningham, Deborah Evans-Stickland, General-Strike
  4. Russia
  5. Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capehart
  6. Money (That’s What I Want) – Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford
  7. The Flood
  8. Trouble
  9. Events During Flood
  10. The Window – Vivien Goldman

On March 29, 1982.

On March 29, 1982, “Atlantic” label released “Angst in My Pants”, the eleventh Sparks studio album. It was recorded in 1981 at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, Germany, and was produced by Mack.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael- vocals
  • Ron Mael- keyboards, synthesizers, cover concept
  • Leslie Bohem- bass guitar, additional background vocals
  • Bob Haag – guitar, additional background vocals
  • David Kendrick – drums
  • James Goodwin – synthesizers
  • Mack- production, engineering, synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.

  1. Angst in My Pants
  2. I Predict
  3. Sextown U.S.A.
  4. Sherlock Holmes
  5. Nicotina
  6. Mickey Mouse
  7. Moustache
  8. Instant Weight Loss
  9. Tarzan and Jane
  10. The Decline and Fall of Me
  11. Eaten by the Monster of Love

On February 9, 1977.

On February 9, 1977, “Purple” label released “White Snake”, the first David Coverdale album. It was recorded in August 197, at “Kingsway Recorders” in London, “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • David Coverdale- lead vocals, piano, percussion
  • Micky Moody- guitars, percussion, backing vocals
  • Tim Hinkley– vocals, organ, percussion
  • Ron Aspery- baritone, tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, flute
  • DeLisle Harper – vocals, bass, percussion
  • Roger Glover– vocals, bass, melodica, ARP 2600 synthesizer, percussion
  • Simon Phillips- drums, percussion
  • Liza Strike, Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John – backing vocals

 Track listing:

All tracks by David Coverdale, except where noted.

  1. Lady – David Coverdale, Micky Moody
  2. Blindman
  3. Goldies Place
  4. Whitesnake – David Coverdale, Micky Moody
  5. Time on My Side – David Coverdale, Micky Moody
  6. Peace Lovin’ Man
  7. Sunny Days
  8. Hole in the Sky
  9. Celebration – David Coverdale, Micky Moody

 

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Purple” label released “Stormbringer”, the ninth Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded August – September 1974, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Coverdale, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Glen Hughes, Ian Paice and Martin Birch.

Personnel:

  • David Coverdale– lead vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore– lead guitars
  • Jon Lord– organ, keyboards, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Ian Paice– drums, percussion, mixing
  • Martin Birch – engineer, miixing
  • Reinhold Mack, Hans Menzel – engineer assistance
  • Gary Webb, Garry Ladinsky – mixing assistance
  • Lucille Handberg – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Stormbringer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  2. Love Don’t Mean a Thing – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  3. Holy Man – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord
  4. Hold On – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  5. Lady Double Dealer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  6. You Can’t Do It Right (With the One You Love) – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes
  7. High Ball Shooter – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  8. The Gipsy – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  9. Soldier of Fortune – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale

 

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Jet” label released “Time”, the ninth ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, Germany, and “Polar Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Jeff Lynne. The album was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, piano, synthesizers, vocoder
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Richard Tandy– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizers, vocoder, guitars
  • Kelly Groucutt– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bottrell– engineer
  • Mack– engineer
  • Strings conducted by Rainer Pietsch

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne.

  1. Prologue
  2. Twilight
  3. Yours Truly 2095
  4. Ticket to the Moon
  5. The Way Life’s Meant to Be
  6. Another Heart Breaks
  7. Rain is Falling
  8. From the End of the World
  9. The Lights Go Down
  10. Here Is the News
  11. 21st Century Man
  12. Hold on Tight
  13. Epilogue

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “RCA” label released “Whomp That Sucker”, the tenth Sparks album. T was recorded in 1980, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Mack.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael- vocals, guitar
  • Ron Mael- keyboards and synthesizers
  • Bob Haag – guitar and additional background vocals
  • Leslie Bohem- bass guitar and additional background vocals
  • David Kendrick – drums
  • Mack- synthesizer programming, production and engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.

  1. Tips for Teens
  2. Funny Face’
  3. Where’s My Girl
  4. Upstairs
  5. I Married a Martian
  6. The Willys
  7. Don’t Shoot Me
  8. Suzie Safety
  9. That’s Not Nastassia
  10. Wacky Women

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Polydor” label released “Child in Time”, the debut Ian Gillan Band album. It was recorded December 1975 – January 1976, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan– vocals, harmonica
  • Ray Fenwick– guitars, slide guitar, vocals
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar, vocals
  • Mark Nauseef– drums, percussion
  • Mike Moran– Fender Rhodes, Hohner Clavinet, Hammond organ, ARP 2600, piano, ARP string ensemble
  • Roger Glover– synthesizer (ARP 2600), kalimba, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Lay Me Down – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson
  2. You Make Me Feel So Good – Ian Gillan, Mike Moran, Dave Wintour, Bernie Holland, Andy Steele
  3. Shame – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson
  4. My Baby Loves Me – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, Roger Glover
  5. Down the Road – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson, Roger Glover
  6. Child in Time – Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  7. Let It Slide – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson, Mike Moran

 

In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Bronze” label released “Wonderworld”, the seventh Uriah Heep album. It was recorded January–March, 1974 at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Ken Hensley– organ, guitar, vocals
  • David Byron– vocals
  • Mick Box– lead guitar
  • Gary Thain– bass
  • Lee Kerslake– drums
  • Jose Gabriel – synthetizers
  • Peter Gallen – recording engineer
  • Hans Menzel – engineer
  • Macki– engineer
  • Michael Gibbs- orchestral arrangements
  • Graham Hughes – photography, concept
  • Harry Moss – cutting engineer

Tracks listing:

  1. Wonderworld – Ken Hensley
  2. Suicidal Man – Mick Box, David Byron, Ken Hensley, Lee Kerslake, Gary Thain
  3. The Shadows and the Wind – Ken Hensley
  4. So Tired – Mick Box, David Byron, Ken Hensley, Lee Kerslake, Gary Thain
  5. The Easy Road – Ken Hensley
  6. Something or Nothing – Mick Box, Ken Hensley, GaryThain
  7. I Won’t Mind – Mick Box, David Byron, Ken Hensley, Lee Kerslake, Gary Thain
  8. We Got We – Mick Box, David Byron, Ken Hensley, Lee Kerslake, Gary Thain
  9. Dreams – Mick Box, David Byron, Ken Hensley

In March 1977.

In March 1977, “Polydor” label released “Malice in Wonderland” the only Paice Ashton Lord studio album. It was recorded September-October 1976, at “Miscland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Ian Paice, Tony Ashton, Jon Lord and Martin Birch.

Personnel:

  • Ian Paice -drums, percussion
  • Tony Ashton – vocals, keyboards
  • Jon Lord – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Paul Martinez – bass
  • Bernie Marsden – guitar and backing vocals
  • Martin Birch – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Paice, Tony Ashton and Jon Lord, except where noted.

  1. Ghost Story
  2. Remember the Good Times – Ian Paice, Tony Ashton, Jon Lord, Bernie Marsden, Paul Martinez
  3. Arabella (Oh Tell Me) – Tony Ashton
  4. Silas & Jerome
  5. Dance with Me Baby – Ian Paice, Tony Ashton, Jon Lord, Bernie Marsden, Paul Martinez
  6. On the Road Again, Again – Ian Paice, Tony Ashton, Jon Lord, Bernie Marsden
  7. Sneaky Private Lee – Ian Paice, Tony Ashton, Jon Lord, Bernie Marsden
  8. I’m Gonna Stop Drinking
  9. Malice in Wonderland

 

In February 1978.

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In February 1978, “Arista” label released “Street Hassle”, the eight Lou Reed album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and live in  Munich,  Wiesbaden,  Ludwigshafen, Germany, and was produced by Lou Reed and Richard Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – guitar, bass, piano, vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich – guitar, background vocals
  • Michael Fonfara- piano
  • Marty Fogel – amplified saxophone
  • Steve Friedman – lead bass, background vocals
  • Jeffrey Ross – lead guitar
  • Michael Suchorsky – drums
  • Aram Schefrin – string arrangement
  • Jo’Anna Kameron, Angela Howard, Christine Wiltshire, Genya Ravan- background vocals
  • Bruce Springsteen- spoken word
  • Engineered by Manfred Schunke, Heiner Friesz
  • Engineered and mixed by Rod O’Brien
  • Gray Russell and Gregg Caruso – assistant engineer
  • Mixed by Lou Reed
  • Mastered by Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Gimmie Some Good Times
  2. Dirt
  3. Street Hassle
  • Waltzing Matilda
  • Street Hassle
  • Slipaway
  1. I Wanna Be Black
  2. Real Good Time Together
  3. Shooting Star
  4. Leave Me Alone
  5. Wait