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In May 1981.

In May 1981, “Slash” label released “Wild Gift”, the second X album. It was recorded in March 1981, at “Clover Recorders” in Los Angeles, “Golden Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ray Manzarek. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Wild Gift” at number 333 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • John Doe– bass, vocals
  • Exene– vocals
  • Billy Zoom– guitar
  • J. Bonebrake– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Doe and Exene Cervenka.

  1. The Once Over Twice
  2. We’re Desperate
  3. Adult Books
  4. Universal Corner
  5. I’m Coming Over
  6. It’s Who You Know
  7. In This House That I Call Home
  8. Some Other Time
  9. White Girl
  10. Beyond and Back
  11. Back 2 the Base
  12. When Our Love Passed Out on the Couch
  13. Year 1
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In May 1981.

In May 1981, “Stiff” label released “Beyond the Valley of 1984”, the second Plasmatics album. It was recorded in 1981, at “The Ranch” in New York City, and was produced by Rod Swenson, Wendy O. Williams, Wes Beech, Richie Stotts, Jean Beauvoir and Neal Smith.

Personnel:

  • Wendy O. Williams – vocals, chainsaw
  • Wes Beech – rhythm guitars
  • Richie Stotts – lead guitars
  • Jean Beauvoir – bass, piano, synthesizers
  • Neal Smith – drums, percussion
  • Mixed by Eddie Ciletti

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Stotts and Rod Swenson, except for where noted.

  1. Incantation – Jean Beauvoir, Rod Swenson
  2. Masterplan
  3. Headbanger
  4. Summer Nite
  5. Nothing – Jean Beauvoir, Rod Swenson
  6. Fast Food Service
  7. Hit Man [Live Milan] – Wes Beech, Rod Swenson
  8. Living Dead
  9. Sex Junkie – Wes Beech, Richie Stotts, Rod Swenson
  10. Plasma Jam [Live Milan] – Wes Beech, Richie Stotts
  11. Pig Is a Pig – Jean Beauvoir, Rod Swenson

In May 1980.

In May 1980, “Ze Records” label released “Suicide: Alan Vega and Martin Rev”, the second Suicide studio album. It was recorded in January 1980 at “Power Station Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ric Ocasek.

Personnel:

  • Alan Vega– vocals
  • Martin Rev– electronics
  • Larry Alexander – engineer
  • Tony Wright – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Rev and Alan Vega.

  1. Diamonds, Fur Coat, Champagne
  2. Ray (to Howard T.)
  3. Sweetheart
  4. Fast Money Music
  5. Touch Me
  6. Harlem
  7. Be Bop Kid
  8. Las Vegas Man
  9. Shadazz
  10. Dance

 

In May 1980.

In May 1980, “Rocket” label released “Sportscar”, the second Judie Tzuke album. It was recorded in February 1980, at “The Manor” in Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, UK, and was produced by Paul Muggleton, Mike Paxman and Judie Tzuke.

Personnel:

  • Judie Tzuke– vocals
  • Mike Paxman– guitar
  • John Edwards– bass
  • Bob Noble – keyboards
  • Jeff Rich– drums
  • Paul Muggleton – backing vocals, arrangements
  • Paul Hart – arrangements
  • Steve Taylor – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Prestage, Alan Douglas, Nick Thomas, Richard Manwaring – assistant engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by Judie Tzuke and Mike Paxman, except where noted.

  1. Sportscar
  2. Nightline
  3. Chinatown
  4. Understanding
  5. The Choices You’ve Made
  6. The Rise of Heart
  7. Living on the Coast
  8. Molly
  9. Rain on the Hills – Judie Tzuke, Mike Paxman, Paul Muggleton

On May 22, 2007.

On May 22, 2007, “Island” label released “The Sun and the Moon”, the second Bravery studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Sam Endicott- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Zakarin – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • John Conway – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Hindert- bass, backing vocals
  • Anthony Burulcich – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Endicott.

  1. Intro (featuring Chopin’s Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2 on the Moonversion)
  2. Believe
  3. This Is Not the End
  4. Every Word Is a Knife in My Ear
  5. Bad Sun
  6. Time Won’t Let Me Go
  7. Tragedy Bound
  8. Fistful of Sand
  9. Angelina
  10. Split Me Wide Open
  11. Above and Below
  12. The Ocean

In May 1979.

In May 1979, “PVK” label released “In the Skies”, the second Peter Green solo album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Lansdowne, Morgan, Vineyard, Ramport & Advision studios and was produced by Peter Vernon-Kell.

Personnel:

  • Peter Green– vocals, guitars
  • Snowy White– guitar
  • Peter Bardens– keyboards, Hammond organ, electric piano
  • Kuma Harada – bass guitar
  • Reg Isidore– drums
  • Lennox Langton– percussion, congas, bongos, timbales
  • Godfrey Maclean – drums

Track listing:

  1. In the Skies – Peter Green, Jane Green
  2. Slabo Day – Peter Green, Snowy White, Reg Isidore, Lennox Langton, Peter Bardens, Kuma Harada
  3. A Fool No More – Peter Green
  4. Tribal Dance – Peter Green, Snowy White, Reg Isidore, Lennox Langton
  5. Seven Stars – Peter Green, Jane Green
  6. Funky Chunk – Peter Green, Snowy White, Reg Isidore, Lennoxx Langton, Peter Bardens, Kuma Harada
  7. Just for You – Peter Green, Jane Green, Snowy White, Reg Isidore
  8. Proud Pinto – Peter Green
  9. Apostle – Peter Green

In May 1975.

In May 1975, “Virgin” label released “In Praise of Learning”, the second Henry Cow and Slapp Happy collaborative album. It was recorded February-March 1975, at “The Manor”, and was produced by Phil Becque, Henry Cow and Slapp Happy. The album cover art work was by Ray Smith and was the last of the three “paint socks” of Henry Cow’s albums.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hodgkinson– organ, clarinet, piano
  • Fred Frith– guitar, violin, xylophone, piano
  • John Greaves– bass guitar, piano
  • Lindsay Cooper– bassoon, oboe
  • Chris Cutler– drums, radio
  • Dagmar Krause – voice
  • Peter Blegvad– guitar, voice, clarinet
  • Anthony Moore– piano, electronics, tapework
  • Geoff Leigh– soprano saxophone
  • Mongezi Feza– trumpet
  • Phil Becque– oscillator
  • Ray Smith– cover art

Track listing:

  1. War – Anthony Moore
  2. Living in the Heart of the Beast – Tim Hodgkinson
  3. Beginning: The Long March – Henry Cow, Slapp Happy
  4. Beautiful as the Moon – Terrible as an Army with Banners – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  5. Morning Star – Henry Cow, Slap Happy