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In February 1981.

In February 1981, “RCA” label released “From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uranus”, the second Landscape album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, and was produced by Colin Thurston, Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms and John Walters.


  • Richard James Burgess- vocals, computer programming, electronic drums and percussion, synthesizers and drums. Roland MC8 microcomposer, System 100 modular synths, SDS-V electronic drums, Pearl drums, claptrap, Burgess amplified percussion
  • Christopher Heaton – keyboards and vocals. Yamaha CS80 polyphonic synthesizer, grand piano, Fender Rhodes pianowith ring modulator and effects, Casiotone 201 digital keyboard, Minimoog, Roland vocoders, Roland Chorus Echo
  • Andy Pask- bass guitar, bass synthesizers and vocals. Giffin fretted and fretless basses, Yamaha CS80, Roland ProMars synthesizer
  • Peter Thoms- electronic trombone, trombone and vocals. King 3B Trombone, Barcus Berry tranducer and graphic pre-amp, Roland pitch/voltage synthesizer and Chorus Echo, MXR Blue Box
  • John Walters- computer programming, wind synthesizers and Vocals. Computone wind synthesizer driver and Lyricon 1, Roland MC8, ProMars and System 100 synthesizers and vocoder, Selmer MKVI soprano saxophone
  • John Etchells, John Hudson, Brian Tench, Hugh Padgham, Andy Jackson, Peter Walsh, Rafe McKenna, Peter Smith, Steve Rance, Graeme Jackson, Rik Walton, Dave Hunt, David Baker, Colin Thurston – engineers

Track listing:

  1. European Man – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  2. Shake the West Awake – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  3. Computer Person – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  4. Alpine Tragedy / Sisters – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  5. Face of the 80’s – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  6. New Religion – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  7. Einstein A Go-Go – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  8. Norman Bates – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  9. The Doll’s House – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  10. From the Tea-rooms of Mars …. to the Hell-holes of Uran – Richard James Burgess, Christopher Heaton, Andy Pask, Peter Thoms, John Walters
  • Beguine
  • Mambo
  • Tango

In January 1975.

In January 1975, “RCA” label released “Play Don’t Worry”, the second Mick Ronson album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Trident Studios”, “Scorpio Sound” and “Sundragon Studios” in London, “Strawberry Studios” in Juan La Pins, France, and was produced by Mick Ronson.


  • Mick Ronson– vocals, guitar, bass, drums, harmonica, piano, clavinet, synthesizer, arrangements, mixing
  • Trevor Bolder– bass, horn
  • Mike Garson– piano
  • Ritchie Dharma, Aynsley Dunbar, Tony Newman– drums
  • Jeff Daly – saxophone, flutes
  • Neil Kernon– ARP synthesizer
  • Paul Francis – drums
  • John Mealing– piano
  • Ian Hunter– backing vocals
  • Vicky Silva, Miquel Brown, Beverly Baxton – backing vocals
  • Sid Sax – string conductor
  • Dennis Mackay, Peter Fielder, Ted Sharp, Ray Hendrickson, Ian Major – engineers
  • Clive Arrowsmith- photography

Track listing:

  1. Billy Porter – Mick Ronson
  2. Angel No. 9 – Craig Fuller
  3. This Is for You – Laurie Heath
  4. White Light/White Heat – Lou Reed
  5. Play Don’t Worry – Mick Ronson, Bob Sargeant
  6. Hazy Days – Mick Ronson
  7. Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup
  8. Empty Bed (Io Me Ne Andrei) – Claudio Baglioni, Antonio Coggio, Mick Ronson
  9. Woman – Adam Taylor

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “RCA” label released “I’m the One”, the debut Annette Peacock solo album. It was recorded in 1971, at “RCA Studios B, C, D” in New York City, and was produced by Annette Peacock and Bob Ringe.


  • Annette Peacock – vocals, electronic vocals, pianos (acoustic & electric), synthesizers, electric vibraphone, liner notes, direction
  • Paul Bley– synthesizer, piano
  • Mike Garson– piano, organ
  • Mark Whitecage– alto saxophone
  • Michael Moss – tenor saxophone
  • Perry Robinson– clarinet
  • Tom Cosgrove – guitar
  • Stu Woods, Glen Moore– bass
  • Rick Marotta, Laurence Cook – drums
  • Barry Altschul, Airto Moreira, Dom Um Romão, Orestes Vilató– percussion
  • Apache Bley – piano
  • Guy Mossler – recording engineer
  • Richard Davis – artwork, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Annette Peacock; except where noted.

  1. I’m the One
  2. 7 Days
  3. Pony
  4. Been & Gone
  5. Blood
  6. One Way
  7. Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley, Vera Matson
  8. Gesture Without Plot
  9. Did You Hear Me Mommy?

On January 3, 2006.

On January 3, 2006, “RCA” label released “First Impressions of Earth”, the third   Strokes studio album. It was recorded January–May 2005 in Sestri Levante, and was produced by David Kahne and Gordon Raphael.


  • Julian Casablancas- vocals, drums
  • Albert Hammond, Jr.- guitar
  • Nick Valensi- guitar, mellotron
  • Nikolai Fraiture- bass guitar
  • Fabrizio Moretti- drums, percussion
  • Bob Ludwig, Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Andy Wallace- mixing
  • Steve Sisco – assistant mixing engineer
  • David Kahne– engineer
  • Piero Fornasetti – disc art work
  • Lothar Quinte – cover art
  • Günter Fruhtrunk – rear cover art
  • James Bellesini – album design for Love Police
  • Dan Winters – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas, except where noted.

  1. You Only Live Once
  2. Juicebox
  3. Heart in a Cage
  4. Razorblade
  5. On the Other Side
  6. Vision of Division
  7. Ask Me Anything – Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi
  8. Electricityscape
  9. Killing Lies – Julian Casablancas, Nikolai Fraiture
  10. Fear of Sleep
  11. 15 Minutes
  12. Ize of the World
  13. Evening Sun – Julian Casablancas, Fabrizio Moretti
  14. Red Light

On December 3, 1983.

On December 3, 1983, “RCA” label released “The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome”,  the eleventh Slade studio album.It was recorded in 1983, at “Portland Studios” and  “Rak Studios”, and was produced by Jim Lea and John Punter. All tracks written by Noddy Holder and Jim Lea.


  • Dave Hill- lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Noddy Holder- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jim Lea- bass, keyboards, guitars, backing vocals, lead vocal
  • Don Powell- drums, percussion, gongs
  • Andy Dummit– saxophone
  • Pete Drummond– announcements
  • Andy Miller, Dave Garland, Mike Nocito, Pete Schwier – engineers
  • Andrew Christian – art direction
  • Shoot That Tiger! – design
  • John Shaw – photography
  • Phil Davis – set designer

Track listing:

All tracks by Noddy Holder and Jim Lea.

  1. Slam the Hammer Down
  2. In the Doghouse
  3. Run Runaway
  4. High and Dry
  5. My Oh My
  6. Cocky Rock Boys (Rule O.K.)
  7. Ready to Explode
  8. (And Now the Waltz) C’est La Vie
  9. Cheap ‘n’ Nasty Luv
  10. Razzle Dazzle Man

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “RCA” label released “Desolation Boulevard”, the third Sweet album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.


  • Brian Connolly– lead vocals
  • Steve Priest– bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Andy Scott– guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker– drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott and Mick Tucker except where noted.

  1. The Six Teens – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  2. Solid Gold Brass
  3. Turn It Down – Mike Chapman, Nick Chinn
  4. Medusa – Andy Scott
  5. Lady Starlight – Andy Scott
  6. The Man with the Golden Arm – Elmer Bernstein, Sylvia Fine
  7. Fox on the Run
  8. Breakdown
  9. My Generation – Pete Townshend

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “RCA” label released “Volunteers”, the fifth Jefferson Airplane album. It was recorded in April 1969, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Al Schmitt.


  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano, organ, recorder
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Marty Balin– vocals, percussion
  • Jorma Kaukonen– lead guitar, vocals
  • Jack Casady– bass
  • Spencer Dryden– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Stephen Stills– Hammond organ
  • Jerry Garcia– pedal steel guitar
  • Joey Covington– congas, chair
  • David Crosby– sailboat
  • Ace of Cups– vocals
  • Bill Laudner– lead vocals
  • Rich Schmitt – engineer
  • Maurice (Pat Ieraci) – 16-track
  • Gut – album design, ate PB & J
  • Milton Burke, Jefferson Airplane – album design
  • Jim Marshall – cover photo
  • Jim Smircich – back photo
  • Littie Herbie Greene – PB & J photo

Track listing:

  1. We Can Be Together – Paul Kantner
  2. Good Shepherd – traditional, arr. by Jorma Kaukonen
  3. The Farm – Paul Kantner, Gary Blackman
  4. Hey Frederick – Grace Slick
  5. Turn My Life Down – Jorma Kaukonen
  6. Wooden Ships – David Crosby, Paul Kantner, Stephen Stills
  7. Eskimo Blue Day – Grace Slick, Paul Kantner
  8. A Song for All Seasons – Spencer Drtden
  9. Meadowlands – Lev Knipper
  10. Volunteers – Marty Balin, Paul Kantner