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On October 5, 2000.

On October 5, 2000, “Masters of Art” label released “Curly’s Airships”, the third Judge Smith album. It was recorded 1994 – 2000, at “Masters of Art Studio” in Sussex, “The Organ Workshop” in Lymm, Cheshire, and various locations in England, France and Holland.

Personnel:

  • Judge Smith– vocals, bass, drum tracks
  • John Ellis– electric guitars, Ebow, mandolin
  • Hugh Banton– organ, piano
  • Pete Brown– vocals, percussion
  • Rikki Patten – supplementary guitar
  • David Jackson– saxophones, whistle
  • Joe Hinchliff – accordion
  • Ian Fordham – bass guitar, double bass
  • René van Commenée – tabla, ghatam, tambura
  • Tammo Heikens – sitar, tambura
  • David Shaw-Parker – vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, actor
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Paul Roberts– vocals
  • Paul Thompson – vocals
  • Nick Lucas – vocals, actor
  • Gwendolyn Gray – actress
  • Mike Bell – actor
  • The Mystery Marching Band
  • Cover art – Glide Design of Eastbourne

Track listing:

Chapter One: Curly Comes Through

  1. Voices From A Crystal Set
  2. Walking Her Out

Chapter Two: Curly’s Conducted Tour

  1. Curly Takes Us Up
  2. Drifting About Like a Bad Smell

Chapter Three: Curly In The Clouds

  1. Curly In The Clouds

Chapter Four: Catastrophe

  1. A Capital Idea
  2. A Shrieking Of Aluminium

Chapter Five: Curly On Civvy Street

  1. Curly On Civvy Street

Chapter Six: A Great British Compromise

  1. That Imperial Airship Scheme
  2. From The Sidelines

Chapter Seven: A Kindly Sort Of Cove

  1. A Kindly Sort Of Cove

Chapter Eight: Curly At Cardington

  1. Curly At Cardington

Chapter Nine: Lord Of A Continent

  1. A Creature Of Grace
  2. A Byronic Sort Of Blighter

Chapter Ten: Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

  1. Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

Chapter Eleven: Curly’s Close Shave

  1. The Canadian Run
  2. Conan Doyle & The Flying Sieve
  3. Horrors At Hendon

Chapter Twelve: Cutting The Lady In Half

  1. As Safe As A House
  2. A Ship Of Fools

Chapter Thirteen: Curly Gets The Creeps

  1. The Night Before
  2. The Morning After

Chapter Fourteen: Curly Cashes His Chips

  1. Bedford To Hastings
  2. Hastings To Beauvais

Chapter Fifteen: Carry On Curly

  1. The Muffled Drum
  2. The Final Taboo
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On September 27, 1994.

On September 27, 1994, “Victory” label released “In the Hot Seat”, the ninth and final Emerson, Lake & Palmer studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Goodnight L.A.” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Olsen.

Personnel:

  • Keith Emerson– keyboards
  • Greg Lake– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Carl Palmer– drums
  • Bill Wray– backing vocals
  • Paula Mattioli – backing vocals
  • Kristen Olsen – additional vocal, engineer
  • Fred White – choir
  • Ricky Nelson – choir
  • Lynn B. Davis– choir
  • Linda McCrary – choir
  • Brian Foraker – engineer
  • Joe Gastwirt– mastering
  • Hans Neleman– cover photography
  • Karl Kristkeitz – package design
  • Brian Aris– band photography

Track listing:

  1. Hand of Truth – Keith Emerson, Greg Lake
  2. Daddy – Greg lake
  3. One by One – Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, Keith Olsen
  4. Heart on Ice – Greg Lake, Keith OIsen
  5. Thin Line – Bill Wray, Keith Olsen, Keith Emerson
  6. Man in the Long Black Coat – Bob Dylan
  7. Change – Link Wray, Keith Emerson, Keith Olsen
  8. Give Me a Reason to Stay – Steve Diamond, Sam Lorber
  9. Gone Too Soon – Greg lake, Link Wray, Keith Wechsler
  10. Street War – Keith Emerson, Greg Lake

On September 26, 1995.

On September 26, 1995, “Verve” label released “Love and Peace: A Tribute to Horace Silver”, the tenth Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded in December 1994, and was produced by Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater- vocals
  • Stéphane Belmondo- trumpet
  • Lionel Belmondo – tenor saxophone
  • Thierry Eliez – piano
  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Hein van de Geyn- double bass
  • André Ceccarelli- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver.

  1. Permit Me to Introduce You to Yourself
  2. Nica’s Dream
  3. The Tokyo Blues
  4. Pretty Eyes
  5. Vitus Dance
  6. You Happened My Way
  7. Soulville
  8. Filthy McNasty
  9. Song for My Father
  10. Doodlin’
  11. Lonely Woman
  12. The Jody Grind
  13. Blowin’ the Blues Away

On September 11, 1995.

On September 11, 1995, “Virgin” label released the self – titled, “Strictly Inc.” album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “The Farm” in Surrey, and was produced by Tony Banks and Nick Davis.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– keyboards, bass
  • Jack Hues– vocals, guitars
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Daryl Stuermer– guitars
  • John Challis – cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Turn Your Back on Me
  2. Walls of Sound
  3. Only Seventeen
  4. The Serpent Said
  5. Never Let Me Know
  6. Charity Balls
  7. Something to Live For
  8. A Piece of You – lyrics by Jack Hues
  9. Strictly Incognito – lyrics: Jack Hues
  10. An Island in the Darkness

On August 12, 1994.

On August 12, 1994, “Subharmonic” label released “Metatron”, the third Praxis album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Bill Laswell and John Matarazzo.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell- bass
  • Buckethead– guitar
  • Brain– drums
  • Cookie Marenco – engineer
  • James Koehnline – artwork, cover art
  • Aldo Sampieri – design

Track listing:

  1. Wake the Dead
  2. Skull Crack (We Are Not Sick Men)
  3. Meta-Matic
  4. Cathedral Space (Soft Hail of Electrons)
  5. Turbine
  6. Vacuum-Mass
  7. Cannibal (Heart Shape of the Iron Blade)
  8. Inferno/Heatseeker/Exploded Heart
  9. Warm Time Machine/Low End Transmission/Over the Foaming Deep
  10. Double Vision
  11. Armed (T.S.A. Agent #5)
  12. Warcraft (Bruce Lee’s Black Hour of Chaos)
  13. Triad (The Saw is Family)
  14. Space After (The Consciousness That Dances and Kills)

On August 2, 1994.

On August 2, 1994, “Arista” label released the self-titled, debut Tractors album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Steve Ripley and Walt Richmond. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Ripley– lead vocals, electric guitar, drums, engineer, original art, design
  • Ron Getman – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, steel guitar, Dobro, mandolin, high harmony vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, “groove snares”, tambourine, percussion
  • Walt Richmond – Steinway piano, Hammond B–3 organ, accordion, Wurlitzer, clavinet, drums, horns, bassvocals
  • Casey van Beek – bass guitar, low harmony vocals
  • J. Cale– guitar
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Glen Mitchell – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Bonnie Raitt– slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremologuitar
  • Leon Russell– synthesizer, MIDI
  • Ed Richmond – fiddle
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Ron Morgan – upright bass
  • Debbie Campbell – background vocal
  • John Crowder – background vocals
  • Jim Sweney – background vocals
  • Steve Collier – steel guitar
  • Gene Crownaver – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddles
  • Waddy Pass – steel guitar
  • Rick Morton – fiddle
  • Jim Pulte – bass vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremolo guitar, engineer
  • James Burton– “Master of the Telecaster”
  • Steve Bagsby – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Eldon Shamblin– guitar
  • Joe Davis – horns
  • Junior Markham & the Tulsa All-Stars
  • Jimmy “Junior” Markham – harmonica
  • Jimmy Karstein – drums
  • Chuck Blackwell – drums
  • Chuck Browning – drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Steve Hickerson – guitar
  • Tommy Tripplehorn – guitar
  • Glen Mitchell, Larry Bell, Carl Bickhardt, Dick Sims, Angelene Ripley, Ed Robinson – Hammond B-3 organs
  • Steve Allen, Rick Beilke, Mike Bruce, Mark Bruner, Jim Byfield, Robert Coggins, Jon Crowder, Gary Cundiff, Jim Edwards, Richard Feldman, Huey Flannery, Ron Flynt, Michael Garrett, Gary Gilmore, Doc James, Roger Linn, Steve Pryor, Jim Pulte, Gordon Shryock, “Skee”, Roger Tillison, Don White – guitar
  • Chuck DeWalt, Bill Belknap, Rich Brown, Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Stacey Grant – trombone
  • Danny Mayo– life observations and noises
  • Ron Morgan – bass guitar riffs
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Charlene Ripley – trumpet
  • Pat “Taco” Ryan – saxophone
  • Jim Strader – bass guitar licks
  • Spencer Sutton – piano
  • Ron Getman – engineer
  • Walt Richmond – engineering, photography
  • Angelene Ripley – engineering
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • Maude Gilman – art direction
  • Señor McGuire – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Tulsa Shuffle – Steve Ripley
  2. Fallin’ Apart – Steve Ripley, Ron Getman
  3. Thirty Days – Chuck Berry
  4. I’ve Had Enough – Steve Ripley
  5. The Little Man — Jim Pulte, Ripley, Tim DuBois
  6. Baby Likes to Rock It – Steve Ripley, Walt Richmond
  7. Badly Bent – Steve Ripley, Richmond, Martha Ellis
  8. The Blue Collar Rock – Steve Ripley
  9. Doreen – Steve Ripley
  10. Settin’ the Woods on Fire – Fred Rose, Ed G. Nelson
  11. Tryin’ to Get to New Orleans – Steve Ripley, Richmond, DuBois
  12. The Tulsa Shuffle (revisited) – Steve Ripley

On July 19, 1994.

On July 19, 1994, “Windham Hill” label released “Deseo” the sixth Jon Anderson album. It was recorded In 1994, and was produced by Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, keyboards, arrangement
  • Otmaro Ruiz – keyboards
  • Freddy Ramos – guitar
  • Aaron Serafaty – percussion
  • Freddy Ramos – guitar
  • Otmaro Ruiz – keyboards
  • Eduardo del Signore – bass
  • Milton Nascimento– vocals
  • Mountain Girls – vocals
  • Glenn Monroig– vocals
  • Boca Livre – vocals
  • Valentina Vargas– vocals
  • Cecilia Toussaint – vocals
  • Girls of Puerto Rico – vocals
  • Vanessa Mixco – voice
  • Deborah Anderson – vocal singing and inspiration
  • Rubén Rada– percussion
  • Steve Thornton – percussion
  • Lorenza Pose – violin
  • Paul Haney – sax
  • Jorge Laboy – guitar
  • The Reedam Singers – Deborah Anderson, Nina Swan, Liza Gelabart, Carla Day, Francis Benitez
  • Deborah Anderson– backing vocals
  • Ron Salaises – sound effects
  • Ron Wasserman – engineering
  • Ric Wilson – mastering
  • John Laraio – production equipment assistance
  • Gary Barlough – recording
  • Toshio Sone Vasquez– design, packaging
  • Miyoko Sone – photography
  • Glen Wexler – inlay photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, except where noted.

  1. Amor Real
  2. A-DE-O – Milton Nascimento, Pedro Casadaliga, Pedro Tierra
  3. Bridges
  4. Seasons
  5. Floresta
  6. Cafe
  7. This Child
  8. Dança Do Ouro – Zé Renato, Lourenço Baeta
  9. Midnight Dancing
  10. Deseo
  11. Latino
  12. Bless This