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On January 9, 1984.

On January 9, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released 1984 (stylized as MCMLXXXIV on the album’s cover), sixth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded in 1983, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, California, and was produced by Ted Templeman. The album cover art was by Margo Nahas.  The album was certified 5 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada’, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, and Diamond in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • David Lee Roth– vocals
  • Eddie Van Halen– guitars, keyboards, background vocals
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass guitar, background vocals
  • Ken Deane, Donn Landee– engineering
  • Chris Bellman, Gregg Geller – mastering
  • Jo Motta – project coordination
  • Joan Parker – production coordination
  • Pete Angelus, Richard Seireeni – art direction
  • Margo Nahas – cover art
  • Pete Angelus – lighting

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth, except where noted.

  1. 1984
  2. Jump
  3. Panama
  4. Top Jimmy
  5. Drop Dead Legs
  6. Hot for Teacher
  7. I’ll Wait – Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth, Michael McDonald
  8. Girl Gone Bad
  9. House of Pain
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In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Polydor” label released “Backless”, the sixth Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Glyn Johns. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – guitars, vocals
  • Dick Sims – keyboards
  • Marcy Levy– vocals
  • George Terry– guitar
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar, vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Benny Gallagherand Graham Lyle – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Walk Out in the Rain – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  2. Watch Out for Lucy – Eric Clapton
  3. I’ll Make Love to You Anytime – J.J. Cale
  4. Roll It – Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy
  5. Tell Me That You Love Me – Eric Clapton
  6. If I Don’t Be There by Morning – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  7. Early in the Morning – traditional arranged by Eric Clapton
  8. Promises – Richard Feldman, Roger Linn
  9. Golden Ring – Eric Clapton
  10. Tulsa Time – Danny Flowers

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Capitol” label released “The Joker”, the eighth Steve Miller Band album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Steve Miller. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Miller– guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • Gerald Johnson – bass guitar, vocals
  • Dick Thompson – organ, clavinet
  • John King – drums
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar
  • “Sneaky” Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • John Van Hamersveld, Norman Seeff– album cover design
  • Norman Seeff – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sugar Babe – Steve Miller
  2. Mary Lou – Obie Jessie, Sam Ling
  3. Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma – Steve Miller
  4. Your Cash Ain’t Nothin’ but Trash – Chuck Calhoun
  5. The Joker – Steve Miller, Eddie Curtis, Ahmet Ertegün
  6. The Lovin’ Cup – Steve Miller
  7. Come On in My Kitchen ( recorded live at the Tower Theater, Philadelphia) – Robert Johnson
  8. Evil (live) – Steve Miller
  9. Something to Believe In – Steve Miller

On October 15, 2002.

On October 15, 2002, “Doghouse” label released the self-titled, debut The All-American Rejects album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Mission Sound” and  “Headgear Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Tim O’Heir. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Tyson Ritter– lead vocals, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Nick Wheeler – leadand rhythm guitars, drums, percussion
  • engineered and mixed by Tim O’Heir
  • Mastered by Emily Lazar
  • Art direction: The All-American Rejects
  • Illustrations, layout: Asterik Studio, Seattle
  • Object photography by Erin Thompson

Track listing:

All tracks by Tyson Ritter and Nick Wheeler.

  1. My Paper Heart
  2. Your Star
  3. Swing, Swing
  4. Time Stands Still
  5. One More Sad Song
  6. Why Worry
  7. Don’t Leave Me
  8. Too Far Gone
  9. Drive Away
  10. Happy Endings
  11. The Last Song

 

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Parallel Lines”, the third Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Parallel Lines” at number 140 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 18 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of All Timeand at number 45 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Uk by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, 12-string guitar, E-bow
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Jimmy Destri– electronic keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison– bass guitar
  • Frank Infante– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Pete Coleman – engineering, assisting production
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Grey Russell – assistant engineer
  • Frank Duarte – illustration
  • Edo Bertoglio – photography
  • Maripol – stylist
  • Ramey Communications – art directionand design
  • Jerry Rodriguez – lettering

Track listing:

  1. Hanging on the Telephone – Jack Lee
  2. One Way or Another – Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison
  3. Picture This – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri
  4. Fade Away and Radiate – Chris Stein
  5. Pretty Babe – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  6. I Know but I Don’t Know – Frank Infante
  7. 11:59 – Jimmy Destri
  8. Will Anything Happen? – Jack Lee
  9. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  10. Heart of Glass – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  11. I’m Gonna Love You Too – Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty
  12. Just Go Away – Deborah Harry

 

In September 1977.

In September 1977, “Epic” label released “In Color”, the second Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Kendun Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Werman. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 443 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. In 1979, “In Color” was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and in 2001, Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen- lead guitars, vocals
  • Tom Petersson- bass, vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos– drums
  • Antonino Reale– engineer
  • George Marino- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. Hello There
  2. Big Eyes
  3. Downed
  4. I Want You to Want Me
  5. You’re All Talk – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  6. Oh Caroline
  7. Clock Strikes Ten
  8. Southern Girls – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  9. Come On, Come On
  10. So Good to See You

In September 1970.

In September 1970, “CBS” label released “Abraxas”, the second Santana studio album. It was recorded April – May 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Fred Catero and Carlos Santana. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 207 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”, and 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Gregg Rolie– keyboards, lead vocals
  • David Brown– bass
  • Michael Shrieve– drums
  • José “Chepito” Areas– percussion, conga, timbales
  • Michael Carabello– percussion, conga
  • Rico Reyes – percussion, backing vocals
  • Alberto Gianquinto – piano
  • Steven Saphore – tabla
  • Robert Venosa– artwork, graphic design
  • John Fiore David Brown – audio engineer
  • Mati Klarwein– illustrations
  • Robert Honablue – mastering engineeroriginal recording

Track listing:

  1. Singing Winds, Crying Beasts – Mike Carabello
  2. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen – Peter Green/Gábor Szabó
  3. Oye Como Va – Tito Puente
  4. Incident at Neshabur – Alberto Gianquinto, Carlos Santana
  5. Se a Cabo – José Areas
  6. Mother’s Daughter – Gregg Rolie
  7. Samba Pa Ti – Carlos Santana
  8. Hope You’re Feeling Better – Gregg Rolie
  9. El Nycoya – José Areas