Tag Archives: 1992

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.

Personnel:

  • 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.

Personnel:

  • 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

X: Hey Zeus

On June 8, 1993, “Big Life” label released “Hey Zeus!”, the seventh X studio album. It was recorded September – December 1992, at “Zeitgeist Studios” in Los Angeles, “Groove masters” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tony Berg.

Personnel:

  • Exene Cervenka – vocals
  • John Doe – vocals, bass
  • Tony Gilkyson – vocals, guitar
  • D.J. Bonebrake – percussion, drums, marimba
  • Patrick Warren, Tony Berg – keyboards
  • Tchad Blake – engineer, mixing
  • Casey McMackin – engineer
  • Brian Schuebie – engineer
  • Dale Lavi – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Exene Cervenka and John Doe; except where noted.

  1. Someone’s Watching – John Doe, Tony Gilkyson
  2. Big Blue House
  3. Clean Like Tomorrow
  4. New Life
  5. Country at War
  6. Arms for Hostages
  7. Into the Light – John Doe, Tony Gilkyson
  8. Lettuce and Vodka – Duke McVinnie
  9. Everybody
  10. Baby You Lied
  11. Drawn in the Dark

Nicky Skopelitis: Ekstasis

On April 20, 1993, “Axiom” label released “Ekstasis”, the second Nicky Skopelitis studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “BC Studio”, “Greenpoint Studios” and “Platinum Island Studios” in New York, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Nicky Skopelitis.

Personnel:

  • Nicky Skopelitis – electric guitar, twelve-string guitar, bağlama, coral sitar, dobro
  • Amina Claudine Myers – Hammond B-3
  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar 
  • Jah Wobble – bass guitar
  • Jaki Liebezeit – drums 
  • Ziggy Modeliste – drums 
  • Aïyb Dieng – ghaṭam, talking drum
  • Guilherme Franco – cuíca, electric berimbau, whistle, cowbell, tambourine, congas
  • Zakir Hussain – tabla
  • Bachir Attar – flute, ghaita 
  • Simon Shaheen – violin, oud
  • Foday Musa Suso – harp, kora
  • Martin Bisi – engineer
  • Bruce Calder – engineer
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Oz Fritz – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Flam – engineer assistant
  • Imad Mansour – engineer assistant
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • James Koehnline – cover art
  • Aldo Sampieri – design
  • Ira Cohen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nicky Skopelitis, except where noted.

  1. Tarab – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis, Jah Wobble
  2. Meet Your Makers
  3. Ghost of a Chance
  4. Proud Flesh
  5. Sanctuary – Bachir Attar, Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. One Eye Open – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis
  7. Heresy – Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso, Jah Wobble
  8. Jubilee – Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso, Jah Wobble
  9. Witness – Simon Shaheen, Nicky Skopelitis, Jah Wobble
  10. Telling Time

Annie Lenox: Diva

On April 6, 1992, “RCA Records” label released “Diva”, the debut Annie Lennox album. It was recorded 1991 – 1992, at “Mayfair” and “The Church” in London, and was produced by Stephen Lipson. In 1993 “Brit Awards”, “Diva” won the “British Album of the Year”. It was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox – all vocals, keyboards
  • Stephen Lipson – guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Kenji Suzuki – guitar
  • Ed Shearmur – piano
  • Paul Moore – keyboards
  • Peter-John Vettese – keyboards, programming, recorder
  • Marius de Vries – keyboards, programming
  • Doug Wimbish – bass
  • Keith LeBlanc – drums
  • Luís Jardim – percussion
  • Steve Jansen – drum programming
  • Dave DeFries – trumpet
  • Gavyn Wright – violin
  • Heff Moraes – engineer, MIDI management
  • William O’Donovan – mixing assistance
  • Ian Silvester – digital technician
  • Ian Cooper – mastering
  • Laurence Stevens – designs
  • Satoshi – photography (front cover)
  • Anton Corbijn – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox, except where noted.

  1. Why
  2. Walking on Broken Glass
  3. Precious
  4. Legend in My Living Room – Annie Lennox, Peter John Vettese
  5. Cold
  6. Money Can’t Buy It
  7. Little Bird
  8. Primitive
  9. Stay By Me
  10. The Gift – Annie Lennox, The Blue Nile

Belly: Star

On January 25, 1993, “Reprise” and “Sire” labels released “Star”, the debut Belly studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Sound Emporium Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool, and was produced by Tracy Chisolm, Gil Norton, Tanya Donelly, Fred Abong, Chris Gorman and Thomas Gorman.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Abong – bass
  • Chris Gorman – drums, percussion
  • Thomas Gorman – guitar, organ
  • Chick Graining – guitar, slide guitar, vocals
  • Tracy Chisholm – engineer
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Chris Gorman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly, except where noted.

  1. Someone to Die For
  2. Angel
  3. Dusted
  4. Every Word
  5. Gepetto
  6. Witch
  7. Slow Dog
  8. Low Red Moon
  9. Feed the Tree
  10. Full Moon, Empty Heart
  11. White Belly – Tanya Donelly, Fred Abong
  12. Untogether
  13. Star
  14. Sad Dress
  15. Stay

10.000 Maniacs: Our Time in Eden

On September 29, 1992, “Elektra” label released “Our Time in Eden”, the fifth 10,000 Maniacs studio album. It was recorded July 1991 – May 1992, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by Paul Fox.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, piano
  • Dennis Drew – Hammond organ, piano, keyboards, accordion
  • Robert Buck – acoustic and electric guitars, electric sitar, banjo, pedal and lap steel guitars, mandocello
  • Steven Gustafson – bass guitar
  • Jerome Augustyniak – drums, percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Ralph Morrison – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Mary Ramsey – violin, viola
  • Pamela Goldsmith – viola
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Charles Fleischer – harmonica
  • Kim Laskowski – bassoon
  • Atsuko Sato – bassoon
  • James Brown – horns
  • Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis – tenor saxophone
  • Maceo Parker – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Paul Buckmaster – string quartet arranger, conductor
  • Ed Thacker – engineer, mixing
  • Michael Reiter – second engineer
  • Scott Blockland – mixing (second engineer)
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Frank Olinsky, Miss Merchant – package design
  • Rob Marinissen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant except where noted.

  1. Noah’s Dove
  2. These Are Days – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  3. Eden – Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  4. Few and Far Between
  5. Stockton Gala Days – Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  6. Gold Rush Brides – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  7. Jezebel
  8. How You’ve Grown
  9. Candy Everybody Wants – Dennis Drew, Natalie Merchant
  10. Tolerance
  11. Circle Dream – Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  12. If You Intend
  13. I’m Not the Man

The Wallflowers: Same

On August 24, 1992, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut Wallflowers (The) album. It was recorded 1991 -1992, and was produced by  Paul Fox, Andrew Slater, Jakob Dylan, Rami Jaffee, Tobi Miller, Barrie Maquire and Peter Yanowitz.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Rami Jaffee – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tobi Miller – lead guitar
  • Barrie Maguire – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Yanowitz – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. Shy of the Moon
  2. Sugarfoot
  3. Sidewalk Annie
  4. Hollywood
  5. Be Your Own Girl
  6. Another One in the Dark
  7. Ashes to Ashes
  8. After the Blackbird Sings – Jakob Dylan, Peter Yanowitz, Tobi Miller, Barrie Maguire, Rami Jaffee
  9. Somebody Else’s Money
  10. Asleep at the Wheel
  11. Honeybee
  12. For the Life of Me