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In October 1982.

In October 1982, “Naïve Records” label released “Enter K”, the eleventh Peter Hammill studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Sofa Sound” in Wiltshire, “Crescent Studios” in Bath, and was produced by Peter Hammill.


  • Peter Hammill – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • John Ellis- lead guitar
  • Nic Potter– bass
  • Guy Evans– drums
  • David Jackson– saxophone
  • David Lord – engineer
  • Steve Byrne, Valerie Hawthorn – artwork
  • Jo Swan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Hammill.

  1. Paradox Drive
  2. The Unconscious Life
  3. Accidents
  4. The Great Experiment
  5. Don’t Tell Me
  6. She Wraps It Up
  7. Happy Hour

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “RCA Victor” label released “Aerial Pandemonium Ballet”, the seventh Harry Nilsson studio album. It was recorded 1966-1968, with new vocals and remixes in 1971, and was produced by Harry Nilsson and Rick Jarrard. This was one of the first-ever remix albums.

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson except where noted

  1. Introduction
  2. 1941
  3. Daddy’s Song
  4. Richland’s Favorite Song
  5. Good Old Desk
  6. Everybody’s Talkin
  7. Bath
  8. River Deep – Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  9. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
  10. Don’t Leave Me
  11. Without Her
  12. Together
  13. One
  14. Closing

On June 8, 1993.

Exile Too Long

On June 8, 1993, “Polydor” label released “Too Long in Exile”, the twenty-second Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded at “The Wool Hall Studios” in Bath and “The Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Van Morrison.


  • Van Morrison– vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, alto saxophone, harmonica
  • John Lee Hooker– vocals, electric guitar
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ, backing vocals
  • Ronnie Johnson – electric guitar
  • Nicky Scott –bass guitar
  • Candy Dulfer– alto saxophone
  • Kate St John– tenor saxophone, cor anglais
  • Teena Lyle – backing vocals, Hammond organ,percussion, vibraphone
  • Jonn Savannah– backing vocals, Hammond organ
  • Geoff Dunn– drums
  • Howard Francis – Hammond organ,piano
  • Paul Robinson – drums
  • John Allair – Hammond organ
  • Richard Cousins – bass guitar
  • Kevin Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison except where noted.

  1. Too Long in Exile
  2. Big Time Operators
  3. Lonely Avenue/You Give Me Nothing but the Blues – Doc Pomus, Van Morrison
  4. Ball & Chain
  5. In the Forest
  6. Till We Get the Healing Done
  7. Gloria
  8. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl – Sonny Boy Williamson
  9. Wasted Years
  10. The Lonesome Road – Nathaniel Shilkret,Gene Austin
  11. Moody’s Mood for Love – James Moody,Dorothy Fields,Jimmy McHugh
  12. Close Enough for Jazz
  13. Before the World Was Made – lyrics byWilliam Butler Yeats, adapted by Morrison, music by Kenny Craddock
  14. I’ll Take Care of You – Brook Benton
  15. Instrumental / Tell Me What You Want

On June 5, 1995.


On June 5, 1995, “Polydor” label released “Days Like This”, the twenty-third Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Windmill Lane Recording” in Dublin, and “The Wool Hall and Real World Studios” in Bath, and was produced by Van Morrison and Phil Coulter.


  • Van Morrison— vocal, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone, Hammond organ
  • Liam Bradley — drums
  • Phil Coulter— piano
  • Geoff Dunn— drums, tambourine
  • Noel Eccles — drums
  • Pee Wee Ellis— tenor and alto saxophones
  • Leo Green— tenor saxophone
  • Matthew Holland — trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Hunter— electric guitar, background vocals
  • Ronnie Johnson — electric guitar
  • Brian Kennedy— background vocals
  • Teena Lyle — recorder, piano, vibraphone, congas, background vocals
  • Foggy Lyttle— electric guitar
  • Arty McGlynn— acoustic guitar
  • James McMillan— trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Shana Morrison— vocal, background vocals
  • Jonn Savannah— Hammond organ
  • Nicky Scott — bass guitar
  • Kate St. John— alto saxophone, oboe
  • Recording: Mick Glossop, Walter Samuel and Brian Masterson
  • Assistant engineers: Matthew Lawrence, Greig Sangster, Avril Mackintosh, Jamie Cullum, Alastair McMillan and Meabh Flynn
  • Mixing: Walter Samuel and Mick Glossop
  • Mastering: Ian Cooper and Tim Young
  • Horn arrangements: Pee Wee Ellisand James McMillan

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Perfect Fit
  2. Russian Roulette
  3. Raincheck
  4. You Don’t Know Me – Arnold, Walker
  5. No Religion
  6. Underlying Depression
  7. Songwriter
  8. Days Like This
  9. I’ll Never Be Free – Bennie Benjamin, George David Weiss
  10. Melancholia
  11. Ancient Highway
  12. In the Afternoon

On May 27, 2013.

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On May 27, 2013, “Virgin” label released “Once I Was an Eagle” the fourth Laura Marling studio album. It was recorded 2012 at “Third Crow Studio” in Bath, and was produced by Ethan Johns. “Once I Was an Eagle” received unanimous critical acclaim worldwide.


  • Laura Marling- voice, guitar
  • Ruth de Turberville – cello
  • Ethan Johns – drums, production
  • Rex Horan – Bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Marling, except where noted. 

  1. Take the Night Off
  2. .I Was an Eagle
  3. You Know
  4. Breathe
  5. Master Hunter
  6. Little Love Caster
  7. Devil’s Resting Place
  8. Interlude – Ethan Johns
  9. Undine
  10. Where Can I Go
  11. Once
  12. Pray for Me
  13. When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)
  14. Love Be Brave
  15. Little Bird
  16. Saved These Words

On May 23, 1980.


On May 23, 1980, “Charisma” label released the third self-titled album by Peter Gabriel. It was recorded 1979–1980, at “Bath” and “Townhouse” in London, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite. The album is referred to as Melt owing to its cover photograph by Hipgnosis.


  • Peter Gabriel– lead vocals, backing vocals, piano, synthesizer, bass synthesizer, drum pattern, whistles
  • Kate Bush– backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • David Rhodes– guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Weller– guitar
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer, processing, bass synthesizer, bagpipes
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Tony Levin– Chapman stick
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, percussion
  • Phil Collins– drums, drum pattern, snare drum , surdo
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • Dave Ferguson– screeches
  • Steve Lillywhite– whistles
  • Hugh Padgham- engineer; whistles

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gabriel.

  1. Intruder
  2. No Self Control
  3. Start
  4. I Don’t Remember
  5. Family Snapshot
  6. And Through the Wire
  7. Games Without Frontiers
  8. Not One of Us
  9. Lead a Normal Life
  10. Biko


On May 19, 1986.

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On May 19, 1986, “Charisma” label released “So”, the fifth Peter Gabriel album. It was recorded February – December 1985, at “Ashcombe House” in Bath, and was produced by Peter Gabriel and Daniel Lanois. “So” was certified 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI’ and 5 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 187 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Peter Gabriel– lead and backing vocals, Fairlight CMI, Sequential Circuits Prophet-5  piano, Linn LM-1, synthesizer, percussion, Yamaha CS-80, LinnDrum , Synclavier
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar , drumstick bass guitar
  • David Rhodes– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, drumstick bass guitar
  • Manu Katché– drums, percussion, talking drum
  • Chris Hughes– Linn Drum programming
  • Stewart Copeland– hi-hat, drums
  • Daniel Lanois– guitar, tambourine, surf guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet, cornet
  • Mark Rivera– tenor saxophone processed saxophone,  alto and baritone saxophone
  • Don Mikkelsen –trombone
  • P. Arnold– backing vocals
  • Coral Gordon – backing vocals
  • Dee Lewis – backing vocals
  • Richard Tee– piano
  • Simon Clark –Yamaha CS-80 chorus effect, Hammond, Fairlight CMI and bass
  • Kate Bush– vocals
  • Shankar– violin
  • Larry Klein– bass guitar
  • Youssou N’Dour– vocals
  • Michael Been– backing vocals
  • Jim Kerr– backing vocals
  • Ronnie Bright– bass vocals Jimmy Bralower – Linn Drum kick
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar (
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • Laurie Anderson– vocals
  • Djalma Correa –surdo, congas and triangle

Track lsiting:

All tracks by Peter Gabriel, except where noted.

  1. Red Rain
  2. Sledgehammer
  3. Don’t Give Up
  4. That Voice Adain – Peter Gabriel, David Rhodes
  5. In Your Eyes
  6. Mercy Street
  7. Big Time
  8. We Do What We’re Told (Milgram’s 37)
  9. This is the Picture (Excellent Birds)