Tag Archives: 1992

Gastr del Sol: The Serpentine Similar

On June 1, 1993, “TeenBeat Records” label released “The Serpentine Similar”, the debut Gastr del Sol studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “Experimental Sound” in Chicago, Illinois, “5th Floor” in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was produced by Brian Paulson.


  • Bundy K. Brown – instruments
  • David Grubbs – instruments
  • John McEntire – additional percussion
  • Michael O’Bannon – cover art
  • Brian Paulson – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Bundy K. Brown and David Grubbs.

  1. A Watery Kentucky
  2. Easy Company
  3. A Jar of Fat
  4. Ursus Arctos Wonderfilis
  5. Eye Street
  6. For Soren Müeller
  7. Serpentine Orbit
  8. Even the Odd Orbit

Grotus: Slow Motion Apocalypse

On April 20, 1993, “Alternative Tentacles” label released “Slow Motion Apocalypse”, the second Grotus studio album. It was recorded October – December 1992, and was produced by Eric Holland.


  • Adam Tanner – Fender Bass VI, guitar, Jupiter-8, sampler, cover art, design
  • Lars Fox – vocals, sampler, percussion
  • John Carson – bass guitar, sampler
  • Bruce Boyd – drums, cover art, design
  • Eric Holland – engineer
  • Fawnee Evnochides – cover art, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Lars Fox; all music by Adam Tanner, Lars Fox, John Carson and Bruce Boyd, except where noted.

  1. Up Rose the Mountain
  2. Good Evening – Lars Fox
  3. The Same Old Sauce
  4. Hourglass
  5. Shivaynama
  6. Complications
  7. Kali Yugo
  8. Clean
  9. Sleepwalking
  10. Medicine
  11. Slow Motion Apocalypse (includes hidden track “Brown” remix) – Adam Tanner

Shania Twain: Same

On April 20, 1993, “Polygram,” and “Mercury” label released the self-titled, debut Shania Twain studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, and was produced by Harold Shedd and Norro Wilson.


  • Shania Twain – lead and backing vocals
  • Mark Casstevens, Allen Frank Estes, Chris Leuzinger, Billy Joe Walker Jr., John Willis – acoustic guitar
  • Steve Gibson, Billy Joe Walker Jr., Reggie Young – electric guitar
  • Sonny Garrish – steel guitar
  • Costo Davis – synthesizer
  • David Briggs, Costo Davis, Gary Prim – keyboards
  • Terry McMillan, Kirk “Jelly Roll” Johnson – harmonica
  • Mike Brignardello, Glenn Worf – bass
  • Paul Leim, Larrie Londin – drums
  • Terry McMillan – percussion
  • Anthony Martin, John Wesley Ryles, Ronny Scaife, Cindy Richardson Walker, Dennis Wilson, Curtis Young – backing vocals
  • Jim Cotton, Todd Culross, Graeme Smith, Joe Scaife – engineer, mixing
  • Marty Williams – mastering

Track listing:

  1. What Made You Say That – Tony Haselden, Stan Munsey
  2. You Lay a Whole Lot of Love on Me – Hank Beach, Forest Borders II
  3. Dance with the One That Brought You – Sam Hogin, Gretchen Peters
  4. Still Under the Weather – Skip Ewing, L.E. White, Michael White
  5. Good Ain’t Gonna Getcha for That – Eillen Twain, Kent Robbins
  6. Got a Hold on Me – Rachel Newman
  7. There Goes the Neighborhood – Tommy Dodson, Bill C. Graham, Alan Laney
  8. Forget Me – Stephony Smith
  9. When He leaves You – Mike Reid, Kent Robbins
  10. Crime of the Century – Richard Fagan, Ralph Murphy

His Name Is Alive: Mouth to Mouth

On April 13, 1993, “4AD” label released “Mouth by Mouth”, the third His Name Is Alive studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Warren Defever.


  • Warren Defever – guitar, sampling
  • Karin Oliver – vocals, cello
  • Melissa Elliott – guitar
  • Denise James – vocals
  • Chelle Marie – vocals
  • Karen Neal – vocals
  • Damian Lang – drums
  • Trey Many – drums
  • Elden M. – vocals, sound effects
  • Vaughan Oliver – art direction
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Colin Gray – photography

Track listing:

  1. Baby Fish Mouth
  2. Lip
  3. Cornfield
  4. In Every Ford – Melissa Elliot
  5. Lord, Make Me a Channel of Your Peace
  6. Drink, Dress and Ink
  7. Where Knock Is Open Wide
  8. Can’t Go Wrong Without You
  9. Jack Rabbits – Melissa Elliot
  10. Sort of
  11. Sick
  12. Blue Moon – Alex Chilton
  13. Ear
  14. Lemon Ocean
  15. The Torso
  16. The Torso – Melissa Elliot
  17. The Dirt Eaters
  18. The Homesick Waltz

Cheap Trick: Woke Up with a Monster

On March 22, 1994, “Warner Bros” label released “Woke up with a Monster”, the twelfth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 1991 – 1992, at “Andora Studios” in Hollywood, “Larrabee North” in Universal City, California, and was produced by Ted Templeman.


  • Robin Zander – vocals
  • Rick Nielsen – guitars
  • Tom Petersson – 12-string bass
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums
  • Jimmie Wood – harmonica
  • Jeff Hendrickson – engineer
  • Judy Kirschner, Bino Espinoza, Kenji Nakai, Kimm James, Ulrich Wild, Scott Blockland – engineer assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Dave Wilmer – guitar technician
  • Chuck Elias – drum technician
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Mark Seliger – photography
  • Joanie Parker – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. My Gang – Tom Petersson, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
  2. Woke Up with a Monster – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander
  3. You’re All I Wanna Do – Tom Petersson, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Jim Peterik, Terry Reid
  4. Never Run Out of Love – Rick Nielsen, Jim Peterik
  5. Didn’t Know I Had It – Rick Nielsen, Todd Cerney
  6. Ride the Pony – Robin Zander, Mark Spiro
  7. Girlfriends – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  8. Let Her Go
  9. Tell Me Everything – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Michael McDonald, Julian Raymond
  10. Cry Baby – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander
  11. Love Me for a Minute – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson

Carole King: Colour of Your Dream

On March 16, 1993, “Rhythm Safari” label released “Colour of Your Dreams”, the 15th Carole King studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Rude Stude Recording” in California, and was produced by Rudy Guess and Carole King.


  • Carole King – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, Hammond organ, piano, synthesizer, mixing
  • Rudy Guess – acoustic and electric guitar
  • J.J. Holiday – acoustic and slide guitar
  • Slash – lead guitar
  • Ted Andreadis – Hammond organ, keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • John Humphrey – bass guitar
  • Jerry Angel, Danny Carey, Chris Frazier – drums
  • Lynn Coulter – drums, percussion
  • Danny Pelfrey – alto saxophone, backing vocals
  • Jim Avery – French horn
  • Linda Lee Lawley – backing vocals
  • Leata Galloway – backing vocals
  • Rudy Guess – engineer, mixing
  • John Bennett – engineer
  • Larry Mah – engineer
  • Evren Göknar – engineer
  • Malcolm Pollack – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Kosh – art direction, design
  • Robert Blakeman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King, except where noted.

  1. Lay Down My Life
  2. Hold out for Love
  3. Standing in the Rain – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  4. Now and Forever
  5. Wishful Thinking
  6. Colour of Your Dreams
  7. Tears Falling Down on Me
  8. Friday’s Tie-Dye Nightmare
  9. Just One Thing
  10. Do You Feel Love
  11. It’s Never Too Late – Gerry Goffin, Carole King

The The: Dusk

On January 25, 1993, “Sony” label released “Dusk”, the fourth The The studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Matt Johnson and Bruce Lampcov.


  • Matt Johnson – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Johnny Marr – acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
  • D. C. Collard – keyboards
  • Danny Thompson – upright bass
  • James Eller – bass guitar
  • David Palmer – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Bruce Smith – drums
  • John Thirkle – trumpet
  • Chris Batchelor – trumpet
  • Guy Barker – trumpet
  • David Lawrence – flugelhorn
  • Ashley Slater – trombone
  • Paul Webb, Zeke Manyika – chorus
  • Andy Dog Johnson – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Johnson.

  1. True Happiness This Way Lies
  2. Love Is Stronger than Death
  3. Dogs of Lust
  4. This Is the Night
  5. Slow Emotion Replay
  6. Helpline Operator
  7. Sodium Light Baby
  8. Lung Shadows
  9. Bluer Than Midnight
  10. Lonely Planet

Jeff Beck

On January 10, 2023, Geoffrey Arnold Beck aka Jeff Beck died aged 78. He was musician (guitar), in all lists of the 100 Greatest guitarists of all time, he was ranked in the top five. Beck’s innovative guitar sound spanned various styles ranging from blues rock, jazz fusion and guitar rock and influenced generations of young guitarists. He received “Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performances” six times, and “Best pop Instrumental Performance” once. In 1992, as member of The Yardbirds he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, and as solo artists in 2009. In 2014 he received the “British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award” for Outstanding Contribution to British Music. Beck was member of the Yardbirds, founder and leader of Jeff Beck Group, and member of Beck, Bogert and Appice. As leader he released fourteen albums.

Charlie Daniels Band: Fire on the Mountain

On November 29, 1974, “Kama Sutra” label released “Fire on the Mountain”, the second Charlie Daniels Band album, and the fifth Charlie Daniels studio album overall. Seven studio tracks were recorded in 1974, at “Capricorn Studios” in Macon, Georgia, and two live tracks were recorded at “The War Memorial Auditorium” in Nashville, Tennessee. The album was produced by Paul Hornsby. In 1992, it was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. 

Track listing:

  • Charlie Daniels – lead vocals, acoustic, electric, slide guitars, banjo
  • Barry Barnes – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Joel “Taz” DiGregorio – vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Fitzgerald – bass guitar
  • Gary Allen – drums, percussion
  • Fred Edwards – drums
  • Richard Betts – dobro
  • Jaimie Nichol – congas
  • Ovie Sparks – engineer
  • Tony Humphreys – engineer assistant
  • Roslav Szaybo, Simon Cantwell – design
  • James Flournoy Holmes, Kent Griggs – cover art, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Charlie Daniels, except where noted.

  1. Caballo Diablo
  2. Long Haired Country Boy
  3. Trudy
  4. Georgia
  5. Feeling Free – Barry Barnes
  6. The South’s Gonna Do It
  7. New York City, King Size Rosewood Bed
  8. No Place to Go (live)
  9. Orange Blossom Special (live) – Ervin T. Rouse

Dr. John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans

On June 12, 1992, “Warner Bros” label released “Goin’ Back to New Orleans”, the 17th Dr. John album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Ultrasonic Studios” in New Orleans, and was produced by Stewart Levine.


  • Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) – lead vocal, piano, electric piano, organ, guitar
  • Tommy Moran – guitar
  • Chief “Smiley” Ricks, Alfred “Uganda” Roberts, Charles Neville, Cyril Neville – percussion
  • Al Schmitt – engineer
  • Chris Rich, David Farrell, Steve Reynolds – engineer assistant
  • Tom Recchion – art direction, design
  • Lyn Bradley – design
  • Jason Jones – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mac Rebennack, except where noted.

  1. Litanie des Saints
  2. Careless Love – Martha Koenig, Spencer Williams, W. C. Handy
  3. My Indian Red
  4. Mineburg Joys – Charles Melrose, Jellyroll Morton, Leon Roppola, Paul Mayers
  5. I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say – Ferdinand Morton
  6. Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
  7. Didn’t He Ramble – Hattie Bolten
  8. Do You Call That a Buddy? – Don Raye, Wesley Wilson
  9. How Come My Dog Don’t Bark (When You Come Around) – Prince Partridge
  10. Goodnight Irene – Huddie Ledbetter, John Lomax
  11. Fess Up
  12. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  13. I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead, You Rascal You – Sam Theard
  14. Cabbage Head – Henry Roeland Byrd, Mac Rebennack
  15. Goin’ Home Tomorrow – Alvin Young, Fats Domino
  16. Blue Monday – Dave Bartholomew
  17. Scald Dog Medley / I Can’t Go On – Huey “Piano” Smith, Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  18. Goin’ Back to New Orleans – Joe Liggins