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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Columbia” label released “Middle Man”, the ninth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Bill Schnee.


  • Boz Scaggs – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Don Grolnick- piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale- drums
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards, clavinet
  • David Hungate- bass
  • Steve Lukather- guitars
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • David Paich- organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Ray Parker, Jr.- guitars
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Adrian Tapia – saxophone
  • Bill Thedford – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters- background vocals
  • Paulette Brown – background vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- background vocals
  • Chuck “Fingers” Irwin – background vocals
  • David Lasley- background vocals
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – background vocals
  • Venetta Fields- background vocals
  • Sharon Redd- background vocals
  • Larry Fast, Michael Boddicker, Steve Porcaro- synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by David Foster and Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Jojo – David Foster, David Lasley, Boz Scaggs
  2. Breakdown Dead Ahead
  3. Simone
  4. You Can Have Me Anytime
  5. Middle Man
  6. Do Like You Do in New York – Boz Scaggs
  7. Angel You
  8. Isn’t It Time – Boz Scaggs
  9. You Got Some Imagination – Steve Lukather, Scaggs, Bill Schnee



In April 1979.

In April 1979, “Arista” label released “The Bells”, the ninth Lou Reed album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Delta Studios” in Wilster, Germany, and was produced by Lou Reed.


  • Lou Reed- vocals, electric guitar, Roland guitar synthesizer, bass synthesizer, background vocals
  • Ellard “Moose” Boles – 12-string electric guitar, bass, bass synthesizer, background vocals
  • Don Cherry- African hunting guitar, trumpet
  • Marty Fogel – ocarina, soprano & tenor saxophones, Fender Rhodes
  • Michael Fonfara- electric & Fender Rhodes pianos, keyboards, Oberheim synthesizer, background vocals, executive producer
  • Michael Suchorsky – percussion
  • Lou Reed, Marty Fogel, Don Cherry – horn arrangements.
  • René Tinner – engineer
  • Manfred Schunke – mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Garry Gross – photography
  • Donn Davenport, Howard Fritzson – design, art direction

Track listing:

  1. Stupid Man – Lou Reed, Nils Lofgren
  2. Disco Mystic – Lou Reed, Ellard Boles, Marty Fogel, Michael Fonfara, Michael Suchorsky
  3. I Want to Boogie with You – Lou Reed, Michael Fonfara
  4. With You – Lou Reed, Nils Lofgren
  5. Looking for Love – Lou Reed
  6. City Lights – Lou Reed, Nils Lofgren
  7. All Through the Night – Lou Reed, Don Cherry
  8. Families – Lou Reed, Ellard, Boles
  9. The Bells – Lou Reed, Marty Fogel


In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “A Period of Transition”, the ninth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Van Morrison and Dr.John. The album cover photographs were by Ken Mcgowan.


  • Van Morrison –acoustic and electric guitars, vocals, harmonica
  • Ollie E. Brown– drums, percussion
  • Marlo Henderson– guitar
  • Jerry Jumonville –tenor and alto saxophones
  • Reggie McBride– bass
  • Joel Peskin –baritone saxophone
  • Mac Rebennack (Dr. John)– piano, electric piano, guitar
  • Mark Underwood –trumpet
  • Robbie Montgomery, Roger Kennerly-Saint, Gregory Wright, Carlena Williams, Paulette Parker, Candy Nash, Toni McVey, Gary Garrett and Joe Powell –backing vocals
  • Engineer: Gary Ladinsky
  • Assistant Engineers: Mike Beiriger, Richard Kaplan, Bart Johnson, Mick Glossop
  • Art Direction/Design: Mike Doud-AGI Hollywood
  • Cover Concept: Van Morrison

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison except where noted.

  1. You Gotta Make It Through the World
  2. It Fills You Up
  3. The Eternal Kansas City
  4. Joyous Sound
  5. Flamingos Fly
  6. Heavy Connection
  7. Cold Wind in August



On April 15, 2015.

In April 2015, “Island” label released “The Hope Six Demolition Project”, the ninth PJ Harvey studio album. It was recorded January-February 2015, at “Somerset House” in London, and was produced by Flood, John Parish and PJ Harvey.

  • PJ Harvey– vocals, guitar, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, violin, bass harmonica & autoharp, hand claps
  • John Parish– backing vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards, variophon, accordion, Mellotron vibes, Baritone guitar & synth bass, autoharp, hand claps
  • Flood– backing vocals, synth bass, Sonic Maverick
  • Mick Harvey– backing vocals, percussion, Taurus pedals, slide guitar, keyboards, bass, guitar, hand claps
  • Jean-Marc Butty – backing vocals, percussion
  • Linton Kwesi Johnson– vocals
  • Terry Edwards– backing vocals, percussion, baritone saxophone, keyboards, guitar, flute & bass harmonica, saxophones, melodica
  • Mike Smith– backing vocals, baritone saxophone, piano, keyboards, saxophones, percussion, hand claps
  • James Johnston– backing vocals, keyboards, violin, guitar, organ
  • Alain Johannes– backing vocals, guitar, saxophone, keyboards, percussion, hand claps
  • Kenrick Rowe – backing vocals, percussion, hand claps
  • Enrico Gabrielli – backing vocals, percussion, bass clarinet, swanee whistle
  • Alessandro Stefana – backing vocals, guitars
  • Adam ‘Cecil’ Bartlett – backing vocals, bass
  • Flood – mixing
  • Drew Smith – mixing
  • Rob Kirwan – recording, engineering
  • Adam ‘Cecil’ Bartlett – additional engineering, mix engineering
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Michelle Henning – artwork, art direction
  • Rob Crane – layout, design
  • Seamus Murphy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by PJ Harvey.

  1. The Community of Hope
  2. The Ministry of Defence
  3. A Line in the Sand
  4. Chain of Keys
  5. River Anacostia
  6. Near the Memorials to Vietnam and Lincoln
  7. The Orange Monkey
  8. Medicinals
  9. The Ministry of Social Affairs
  10. The Wheel
  11. Dollar, Dollar


On April 8, 2013.

On April 8, 2013, “Cherry red Records” label released “The Journey”, the ninth Big Country studio album.It was recorded 2012-2013 at Wrexham, and was produced by Mark Brzezicki, Derek Forbes, Mike Peters, Bruce Watson and Jamie Watson.


  • Mark Brzezicki- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Derek Forbes- bass guitar, guitar theremin, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Peters- lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bruce Watson- guitar, stylophone, vacuum cleaner, e-bow
  • Jamie Watson – guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Engineered, mixed – Andrea Wright
  • Mastered – Mike Cave
  • Cover design – Jack Andrade
  • Sleeve design – Helen Lonsdale-Robinson, Bru “Trowelhands” Watson
  • Photography – Andy Labrow

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Brzezicki, Butler, Mike Peters, Bruce Watson and Jamie Watson, except where noted.

  1. In a Broken Promise Land
  2. The Journey
  3. After the Flood – Mark Brzezicki, Mike Peters, Bruce Watson, Jamie Watson
  4. Hurt – Mark Brzezicki, Butler, Mike Peters, Bruce Watson, Jamie Watson
  5. Home of the Brave – Mark Brzezicki, Butler, Mike Peters, Bruce Watson and Jamie Watson
  6. Angels & Promises
  7. Strong (All Through This Land)
  8. Last Ship Sails
  9. Return
  10. Winter Fire
  11. Hall & Farewell – Mark Brzezicki, Butler, Mike Peters, Bruce Watson and Jamie Watson



On March 30, 2004.

On March 30, 2004, “Mister E” label “Acid Motherhood”, the ninth Gong studio album. It was recorded in 2003-2004, and was produced by Orlando Allen and Zubin Henner.


  • Daevid Allen– guitar, vocals
  • Kawabata Makoto– guitar, bouzouki
  • Josh Pollock – guitar
  • Cotton Casino – synthesizer, voice
  • Dharmawan Bradbridge – bass
  • Orlando Allen – drums, executive producer
  • Gilli Smyth– space whisper
  • Greg Sheehan – hang, percussion
  • Kurt Schwitters – voice
  • Zubin Henner – engineer
  • Toby Allen– cover design

Track listing:

  1. Ocean Of Molasses -Orlando Allen, Dharmawan Bradbridge, Kawabata Makoto , Josh Pollock
  2. Supercotton – Orlando Allen, Kawabata Makoto, Josh Pollock, Daevid Allen
  3. Olde Fooles Game – Greg Sheehan, Daevid Allen
  4. Zeroina – Daevid Allen, Howlett
  5. Brainwash Me – Josh Pollock, Daevid Allen
  6. Monstah! – Josh Pollock
  7. Bible Study – Das Ubuibi
  8. Bazuki Logix – Kawabata Makoto
  9. Waving – Josh Pollock, Daevid Allen
  10. Makototen – Kawabata Makoto, Josh Pollock, Orlando Allen
  11. Schwitless In Molasses – Orlando Allen, Josh Pollock, Kawabata Makoto


In March 1977.

In March 1977, “Harvest” label released “Saw Delight” the ninth Can studio album. It was recorded in January 1977, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee and Rebop Kwaku Baah.


  • Holger Czukay– wave receiver, spec. sounds, vocals
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, electric violin, vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, vocals
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboard, Alpha 77, vocals
  • Rosko Gee– bass, vocals
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Say – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit
  2. Sunshine Day and Night – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee
  3. Call Me – Rosko Gee, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit
  4. Animal Waves – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee, Rebop Kwaku Baah
  5. Fly by Night – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee