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On August 20, 1980.

On August 20, 1980, “RCA” label released “24 Carrots”, the ninth Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded in May 1980 at “Davlen Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chris Desmond and Al Stewart. It was his first album with his band Shot in the Dark.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart- vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer
  • Peter White- keyboards, acoustic and lectric guitar
  • Adam Yurman – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Robin Lamble – bass guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Krysia Kristianne – backing vocals
  • Bryan Savage – alto saxophone, flute
  • Harry Stinson, Ken Nicol- backing vocals
  • Bob Marlette– keyboards
  • Russ Kunkel, Mark Sanders, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Chapman, Beau Segal – drums
  • Lenny Castro– congas
  • Robin Williamson– mandocello
  • Sylvia Woods- Celtic harp
  • Jerry McMillan – violin

Track listing:

  1. Running Man
  2. Midnight Rocks
  3. Constantinople
  4. Merlin’s Time
  5. Mondo Sinistro
  6. Murmansk Run/Ellis Island
  7. Rocks in the Ocean
  8. Paint by Numbers
  9. Optical Illusion

 

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On August 8, 1983.

On August 8, 1983, “Family Productions” label released “An Innocent Man”, the ninth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Chelsea Sound” and “A&R Recording, Inc.” in New York, and was produced by Phil Ramone.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– Baldwin acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B3 organ, lead  and background vocals
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • David Brown – lead electric and acoustic guitars
  • Russell Javors– rhythm electric and acoustic guitars
  • Mark Rivera– alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, percussion
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Leon Pendarvis – Hammond B3 organ
  • Richard Tee– acoustic piano
  • Eric Gale– electric guitar
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • “String Fever” – strings
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Jon Faddis– trumpet
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Joe Shepley – trumpet
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • John Gatchell – trumpet
  • Tom Bahler, Rory Dodd, Frank Floyd, Lani Groves, Ullanda McCullough, Ron Taylor, Terry Textor, Eric Troyer, Mike Alexander – background vocal
  • Engineers: Jim Boyer, Bradshaw Leigh
  • Assistant engineers: Mike Allaire, Scott James
  • Production coordinator: Laura Loncteaux
  • Mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Horn and string arrangements: David Matthews
  • Background vocal arrangements: Tom Bahler
  • Musical advisor: Billy Zampino
  • Photography: Gilles Larrain
  • Cover design: Christopher Austopchuk, Mark Larson

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except for the chorus for “This Night,” credited to L. v. Beethoven.

  1. Easy Money
  2. An Innocent Man
  3. The Longest Time
  4. This Night
  5. Tell Her About It
  6. Uptown Girl
  7. Careless Talk
  8. Christie Lee
  9. Leave a Tender Moment Alone
  10. Keeping the Faith

On August 1, 1976.

On August 1, 1976, “Epic” label released “What a Lemon”, the ninth Gasolin’ album. It was recorded in June 1975 and March 1976, at “Rosenberg Studio” at Copenhagen and in New York City, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Kim Larsen– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Franz Beckerlee – lead guitar, moog, harmonica, vocals
  • Wili Jønsson– bass, keyboards, vocals
  • Søren Berlev – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Wolfgang Käfer – string arrangements
  • Palle Mikkelborg– string arrangements
  • Anne Linnet, Lis Sørensen– backing vocals
  • Hugo Rasmussen– double bass
  • Freddy Hansson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. What a Lemon – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Skip Malone, Dan Beck, Jan Bredsdorf
  2. Fatherless Hill – music: Kim Larsen, Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen
  3. Lonesome Avenue – Kim Larsen
  4. Rebel Run – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev , Tommy Petersen, lyrics Dan Beck
  5. Lots of Success- music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Beck
  6. It’s All the Same to an American Dane – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics , Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Mick Moloney, Dan Beck
  7. Lady Oh Lady – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Mick Moloney
  8. Sad Song of the Bluebird – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev , Mick Moloney
  9. Rabalderstraede – music Kim Larsen, Wili Jønsson, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Mogens Mogensen
  10. The Last Jim – Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee

In July 1983.

In July 1983, “CBS Associated Legacy” label released “Drastic Measures”, the ninth Kansas studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Neil Kernon, Phil Ehart, John Elefante, Dave Hope, Kerry Livgren and Rich Williams.

Personnel:

  • Phil Ehart– drums
  • John Elefante– keyboards, lead vocals
  • Dave Hope– bass guitar
  • Kerry Livgren– guitar, vocals, keyboards, Synclavier II programming
  • Rich Williams– guitar
  • Terry Brock – vocals, background vocals
  • Kyle Henderson – vocals, background vocals
  • David Pack– vocals, background vocals
  • Neil Kernon – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Elefante and Dino Elefante except where noted.

  1. Fight Fire With Fire
  2. Everybody’s My Friend
  3. Mainstream – Kerry Livgren
  4. Andi – John Elefante
  5. Going Through the Motions
  6. Get Rich
  7. Don’t Take Your Love Away
  8. End of the Age – Kerry Livgren
  9. Incident on a Bridge – Kerry Livgren

In July 1983.

In July 1983, “EG” label released “Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks”, the ninth Brian Eno studio album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Grant Avenue Studio” in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and was produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois.

Personnel:

  • Musicians: Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno
  • Russell Mills- cover art
  • Mastered by Greg Calbi

Track listing:

  1. Under Stairs – Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  2. The Secret Place – Daniel Lanois
  3. Matta – Brian Eno
  4. Signals – Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  5. An Ending (Ascent) – Brian Eno
  6. Under Stars II – Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  7. Drift – Roger Eno, Brian Eno
  8. Silver Morning – Daniel Lanois
  9. Deep Blue Day – Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno
  10. Weightless – Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno
  11. Always Returning – Brian Eno, Roger Eno
  12. Stars – Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois

 

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 1977.

In July 1976, “Avatar” label released “Simple Things”, the ninth Carole King album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Carole King and Norm Kinney.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – piano, vocals, background vocals
  • Rick Evers – guitar
  • Robert McEntee – guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Rivera – percussion
  • Rob Galloway – bass
  • Mark Hallman- guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Wooten – drums
  • Louise Goffin, Sherry Goffin – background vocals
  • Nolan Smith– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Maurice Spears – bass trombone
  • Terry Harrington – baritone saxophone
  • Oscar Brashear– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Ernie Watts– tenor saxophone
  • George Bohanon– trombone, horn arrangement
  • Robert Dubow, Charles Veal, Ken Yerke – violin
  • David Campbell– viola
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Engineered by Norm Kinney and Milt Calice
  • Steve Katz – assistant engineer
  • James Tuttle – sound assistance
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Roy Reynolds – illustrations, photography
  • Rick Evers – label design
  • Terry Kruger – label art
  • Roy Kohara, Roy Reynolds – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King, except where noted.

  1. Simple Things – Carole King, Rick Evers
  2. Hold On – Carole King, Rick Evers
  3. In the Name of Love
  4. Labyrinth
  5. You’re the One Who Knows
  6. Hard Rock Cafe
  7. Time Alone
  8. God Only Knows
  9. To Know That I Love You – Carole King, Rick Evers
  10. One