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In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Atco” label released “Marauder”, the fifth Blackfoot studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Subterranean Studio” in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was produced by Al Nalli, and Henry Weck.


  • Rickey Medlocke– lead vocals, guitar
  • Charlie Hargrett – guitar
  • Greg T. Walker– bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jakson Spires – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Henry Weck – percussion
  • Shorty Medlocke– banjo intro
  • Magic Rooster, Pat McCaffrey – horns, keyboards
  • David Cavender – trumpet
  • Donna Davis, Pamela Vincent – backing vocals
  • Henry Weck – engineer
  • Andy de Ganhal – mixing assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Medlocke and Jakson Spires, except where noted.

  1. Good Morning
  2. Payin’ for It
  3. Diary of a Workingman
  4. Too Hard to Handle
  5. Fly Away
  6. Dry County
  7. Fire of the Drago
  8. Rattlesnake Rock ‘n’ Roller – Shorty Medlocke, Rick Medlocke, Jackson Spire
  9. Searchin’



In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Columbia” label released “Zebop!”, the eleventh Santana studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, and was produced by Carlos Santana and Bill Graham. The album was certified Platinum in the U.S. by “RIIA”.


  • Alex Ligertwood– vocals, background vocals
  • Carlos Santana– guitar, percussion, producer, vocals, background vocals
  • Chris Solberg – guitar, keyboards, vocals, background vocals
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards, vocals, background vocals
  • Richard Baker – keyboards, organ, piano, synthesizer
  • David Margen – bass
  • Graham Lear– drums
  • Armando Peraza– bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Raul Rekow – congas, percussion, background vocals
  • Orestes Vilató– percussion, timbales, background vocals
  • Keith Olsen– engineer
  • Fred Catero– associate producer, engineer

Track listing:

  1. Changes – Cat Stevens
  2. E Papa Ré – Carlos Santana, Richard Baker, David Margen, Orestes Vilató, Alex Ligertwood
  3. Primera Invasion – Graham Lear, David Margen, Alan Pasqua, Carlos Santana
  4. Searchin’ – Alex Ligertwood, Carlos Santana, Chris Solberg
  5. Over and Over – Rick Meyers
  6. Winning – Russ Ballard
  7. Tales of Kilimanjaro – Alan Pasqua, Armando Peraza, Raul Rékow, Carlos Santana
  8. The Sensitive Kind – J. Cale
  9. American Gypsy – Russ Ballard, Graham Lear, Alex Ligertwood
  10. I Love You Much Too Much – Alexander Olshanetsky, Don Raye, Chaim Tauber
  11. Brightest Star – Alex Ligertwood, Carlos Santana
  12. Hannibal – Alex Ligertwood, Alan Pasqua, Raul Rékow, Carlos Santana