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See You Later > Vangelis

Artist: Vangelis
Label: Polydor
Catalog#: 2302 101
Format: Vinyl
Country: United Kingdom
Released: 1980

Seeds Of Change > Livgren, Kerry

Artist: Kerry Livgren
Label: Kirshner
Catalog#: NJZ 36567
Format: Vinyl
Country: United States
Released: 1980

Selbstportrait - Vol. II > Roedelius, Hans Joachim

Artist: Hans-Joachim Roedelius
Label: Sky
Catalog#: 040
Format: LP
Country: Germany
Released: 1980

Selbstportrait Vol. III - "Reise Durch Arcadien" > Roedelius, Hans Joachim

Artist: Hans-Joachim Roedelius
Label: Sky Records
Catalog#: 044
Format: LP
Country: Germany
Released: 1980

Short Stories > Jon & Vangelis

Artist: Jon & Vangelis
Label: Polydor
Catalog#: PD-1-6272
Format: Vinyl
Country: United States
Released: 1980-01
Strawberry Bricks Entry: 
Evidently, Jon Anderson spent little time mourning his divorce from Yes, as he quickly started up both a solo career and a highly successful collaboration with Vangelis. The pair initially recorded together for the Greek musician's 1975 album, Heaven & Hell; and from there, their relationship grew, first with Anderson adding harp and vocals to a couple of records in Vangelis's prolific catalog of albums. Short Stories is the debut album by the duo, now billed as Jon & Vangelis.

Sky > Sky

Artist: Sky
Label: Arista
Catalog#: A2L 8302
Format: 2xVinyl
Country: US
Released: 1980-04-00

Smallcreep's Day > Rutherford, Mike

Artist: Mike Rutherford
Label: Passport Records
Catalog#: PB 9843
Format: Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1980-02
Strawberry Bricks Entry: 
With Phil Collins in Vancouver attempting to resolve marital problems with his first wife, Tony Banks was the first to release a solo album. Guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford was next, with an incredibly strong record in 1980's Smallcreep's Day. The album was produced by David Hentschel and featured former Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips on keyboards—ostensibly returning the favor for Rutherford's appearance on his first solo album. The band was rounded out with Simon Phillips on drums and Morris Pert on percussion.

Sneak Me In > Lucifer's Friend

Artist: Lucifer's Friend
Label: Elektra
Catalog#: 6E-265
Format: Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1980

Song Of Seven > Anderson, Jon

Artist: Jon Anderson
Label: Atlantic
Catalog#: SD 16021
Format: Vinyl
Country: United States
Released: 1980-11
Strawberry Bricks Entry: 
Parallel to his venture with Vangelis, Jon Anderson also began a solo career. Producing, writing and arranging, Anderson also assembled a fantastic cast: Ronnie Leahy on keyboards, Ian Bairnson and Clem Clempson on guitar, John Giblin on bass and Morris Pert on drums. Several compositions had been poised for Yes, including "Some Are Born," "Everybody Loves You" and "Hear It," but it's obvious why they were never executed: Don't go looking for Yes' music here as Anderson's solo effort, Song Of Seven, is an altogether different beast.

Sonja Kristina > Kristina, Sonja

Artist: Sonja Kristina
Label: Chopper Records
Catalog#: CHOP E5
Format: Vinyl
Country: UK
Released: 1980