SELECT DISCOGRAPHY 1980-89

1980

The Bar-Kays - As One

The Cramps - Songs the Lord Taught Us

Kwick - Kwick

Keith Sykes - I'm Not Strange I'm Just Like You

1981

The Bar-Kays - Night Cruisin'

ZZ Top - El Loco

Ebonee Webb - Ebonee Webb

1982

Sid Selvidge - Waiting for a Train

1983

ZZ Top - Eliminator

DeGarmo & Key - Mission of Mercy

Deborah Allen - Cheat the Night

1984

Jim Dandy - Ready As Hell

DeGarmo & Key - Communication

1985

ZZ Top - Afterburner

DeGarmo & Key - Commander Sozo & The Charge of the Light Brigade

Alex Chilton - Feudalist Tarts

1986

Joe Cocker - Cocker

Mud Boy & The Neutrons - Known Felons in Drag

1987

The Windows - Runnin' Alone

Joe Walsh - Got Any Gum?

The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me

Joe King - Carrasco Y Las Coronas Bandido Rock

Green on Red - The Killer Inside Me

The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Hot Number

DeGarmo & Key - D&K

Alex Chilton - High Priest

Al Green - Soul Survivor

1988

R.E.M. - Green

Steve Earle - Copperhead Road

Archers of Loaf - White Trash Heroes

George Thorogood - Born to be Bad

Toots Hibbert - Toots in Memphis

Johnny Winter - Winter of '88

John Kilzer - Memory in the Making

Green on Red - Here Come the Snakes

1989

Tora Tora - Surprise Attack

The Georgia Satellites - In the Land of Salvation and Sin

The Tragically Hip - Up to Here

Mavis Staples - Time Waits For No One

Tommy Keene - Based on Happy Times

FEATURED ALBUM OF THE DECADE

ZZ TOP - ELIMINATOR
Recorded in Ardent's Studio A in 1982
Engineered by Terry Manning
Produced by Bill Hamm and Billy Gibbons
Diamond platinum in the U.S. (over 10 million copies sold)

Ardent - John Fry presenting ZZ Top with Platinum records for their albums Eliminator and Afterburner. L-R John Fry, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons, and Joe HArdy (engineer, producer)

Ardent - John Fry presenting ZZ Top with Platinum records for their albums Eliminator and Afterburner. L-R John Fry, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons, and Joe HArdy (engineer, producer)