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Jean-Lyc Ponty: King Kong: Jean-Lyc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa

On May 25, 1970, “World Pacific” and “Liberty” labels released “King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa”, the sixth Jean-Luc Ponty album. It was recorded in October 1969, at “Whitney Studios” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Richard Bock. 


  • Jean-Luc Ponty – electric violin, baritone violectra
  • Frank Zappa – electric guitar, arrangements, conductor
  • George Duke – acoustic and electric piano
  • Buell Neidlinger – double bass 
  • Wilton Felder – Fender Precision electric bass 
  • John Guerin – drums 
  • Arthur Dyer Tripp III – drums 
  • Gene Estes – vibraphone, percussion
  • Ernie Watts – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Ian Underwood – tenor saxophone, orchestra conductor
  • Gene Cipriano – oboe, English horn
  • Arthur Maebe – French horn, tuba 
  • Vincent DeRosa – descant recorder, French horn, descant 
  • Jonathan Meyer – flute
  • Donald Christlieb – bassoon
  • Milton Thomas – viola
  • Harold Bemko – cello
  • Gerald Wilson – conductor
  • Ian Underwood – conductor
  • Dick Kunc – engineer
  • Ron Wolin – art direction, design
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

  1. King Kong
  2. Idiot Bastard Son
  3. Twenty Small Cigars
  4. How Would You Like to Have a Head Like That – Jean-Luc Ponty
  5. Music for Electric Violin and Low-Budget Orchestra
  6. America Drinks and Goes Home

Lindsey Buckingham: Out of the Cradle

On June 16, 1992, “Reprise” label released “Out of the Cradle”, the third Lindsey Buckingham studio album. It was recorded 1988 -1992, and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Richard Dashut.


  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitars, bass guitar,  keyboards,  synthesizer, drums, percussion, drum and percussion programming, Polaroid art
  • Mitchell Froom – organ
  • Larry Klein – bass
  • Buell Neidlinger – bass
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Richard Dashut, Greg Droman, Kevin Killen – engineer
  • Lori Fumar, Eric Rudd, Talley Sherwood – engineer assistant
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Greg Gorman, Ron Slenzak – photography
  • Richard Dashut – Polaroid art
  • Walter Egan – woodcuts

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsey Buckingham, except where noted.

  1. Instrumental Introduction To
  2. Don’t Look Down
  3. Wrong – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  4. Countdown
  5. All My Sorrows – The Kingston Trio
  6. Soul Drifter
  7. Instrumental Introduction To – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  8. This is the Time – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  9. You Do or You Don’t – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  10. Street of Dreams – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  11. Spoken Introduction To – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  12. Surrender the Rain – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  13. Doing What I Can
  14. Turn It On – Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut
  15. This Nearly Was Mine – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein
  16. Say We’ll Meet Again – Lindsey Buckingham, Robert Aquirre

On September 20, 1982.

On September 20, 1982, “Atlantic” label released “Ghost Town”, the fifteenth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by John H.R. Mills, Paul Cotton, Rusty Young, Charlie Harrison, Steve Chapman and Kim Bullard.


  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Charlie Harrison– vocals, bass
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Armand Karpoff– cello
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone
  • Buell Neidlinger– bass
  • Denise Subotnile– vocals, guitar, viola

Track listing:

  1. Ghost Town – Rusty Young
  2. How Will You Feel Tonight – Paul Cotton
  3. Shoot For The Moon – Rusty Young
  4. The Midnight Rodeo (In The Lead Tonight) – Paul Cotton
  5. Cry No More – Rusty Young
  6. Break Of Hearts – Paul Cotton
  7. Love’s So Cruel – Rusty Young
  8. Special Care – Paul Cotton
  9. When Hearts Collide – Rusty Young
  10. High Sierra – Paul Cotton

On February 7, 1989.


On February 7, 1989, “Warner Bros.” released “Spike”, the 12th Elvis Costello studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, and was produced by Elvis Costello, Kevin Killen and T-Bone Burnett.


  • Elvis Costello– vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, piano, bells, acoustic bass guitar, organ, melodica
  • T-Bone Burnett– acoustic guitar, bass, national steel guitar
  • Dónal Lunny– acoustic guitar, bouzouki, electric bouzouki
  • Marc Ribot– banjo, electric guitar, Spanish guitar, sounds
  • Roger McGuinn– twelve-string guitar, Rickenbacker bass guitar
  • Allen Toussaint– grand piano
  • Mitchell Froom– organ, harmonium, electric piano, Chamberlin, Indian harmonium
  • Benmont Tench– piano, clavinet, spinet, Vox Continental
  • Derek Bell– Irish harp, hammered dulcimer
  • Frankie Gavin – fiddle
  • Davy Spillane– pipe, uilleann pipes, Low whistle
  • Steve Wickham– fiddle
  • Christy Moore– bodhran
  • Paul McCartney– Hofner bass guitar, Rickenbacker bass guitar
  • Nick Lowe– bass
  • Buell Neidlinger– cello, double bass
  • Jerry Scheff– electric bass, double bass, fuzz bass
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk– accordion, bass
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Willie Green – drums
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Pete Thomas– drums
  • Lionel Batiste– bass drum
  • Jenell Marshall– snare drum
  • Jim Keltner– tom-toms, snare drum, Chinese cymbal
  • Michael Blair – glockenspiel, marimba, tambourine, xylophone, bells, timpani, vibraphone, Chinese drums, Oldsmobilehubcap, Parade drum, anvil, whiplash, crash-box, temple bells, snare drum, “magic table”, metal pipe, “Martian dog bark”
  • Ralph Forbes – electric drums, drum programming
  • Cait O’Riordan– maracas, bells
  • Kevin Harris– tenor saxophone
  • Charles Joseph– trombone
  • Kirk Joseph– sousaphone
  • Roger Lewis– baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Gregory Davis– trumpet
  • Efrem Towns– trumpet
  • Chrissie Hynde– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Elvis Costello, except where noted.

  1. …This Town…
  2. Let Him Dangle
  3. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
  4. Veronica – Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney
  5. God’s Comic
  6. Chewing Gum
  7. Tramp the Dirt Down
  8. Stalin Malone
  9. Satellite
  10. Pads, Paws and Claws – Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney
  11. Baby Plays Around – Elvis Costello and Cait O’Riordan
  12. Miss Macbeth
  13. Any King’s Shilling
  14. Coal-Train Robberies
  15. Last Boat Leaving

On January 31, 1989.


On January 31, 1989, “Virgin” label released posthumously “Mystery Girl”, the twenty – second Roy Orbison album. It was recorded July 1987 – November 1988, and was produced by Roy Orbison, Mike Campbell, Jeff Lynne, T Bone Burnett, Barbara Orbison and  Bono. On December 6, 1988, Orbison died from a heart attack aged 52.


  • Roy Orbison– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jeff Lynne– electric and acoustic guitar, keyboards, piano, bass, backing vocals
  • Tom Petty– acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Campbell– electric and acoustic guitar, bass, mandolin
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Howie Epstein– bass, backing vocals
  • Benmont Tench– piano, organ, cheap strings
  • Phil Jones – drums, percussion
  • Michael Utley– string arrangements
  • Barbara Orbison– backing vocals
  • Al Kooper– organ
  • Billy Burnette– acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Rick Vito– electric and slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk– bass
  • Buell Neidlinger– arco bass
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • George Harrison– acoustic guitar
  • Ray Cooper– drums
  • Louis Clark– strings arrangements
  • Ian Wallace– drums, percussion
  • Bono– electric guitar
  • David Rhodes– electric guitar
  • T Bone Burnett– electric guitar
  • Mitchell Froom– piano
  • Jerry Scheff– string bass
  • David Miner– string bass
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Steve Cropper– electric guitar

Track listing:

  1. You Got It – Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty
  2. In the Real World – Richard Kerr, Will Jennings
  3. (All I Can Do Is) Dream You – Billy Burnette, David Malloy
  4. A Love So Beautiful – Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne
  5. California Blue – Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty
  6. She’s a Mystery to Me – Bono, The Edge
  7. The Comedians – Elvis Costello
  8. The Only One – Wesley Orbison, Craig Wiselman
  9. Windsurfer – Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
  10. Careless Heart – Roy Orbison, Diane Warren, Albert Hammond