Tag Archives: Colosseum

On April 7, 2017.

On April 7, 2017, “Concord” label released “Whiteout Conditions” the seventh New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by A. C. Newman and John Collins.

Personnel:

  • A. C. Newman (Carl Newman) – vocals, guitar
  • Todd Fancey – lead guitar
  • Kathryn Calder – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass
  • Joe Seiders – vocals, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman.

  1. Play Money
  2. Whiteout Conditions
  3. High Ticket Attractions
  4. This is the World of the Theater
  5. Darling Shade
  6. Second Sleep
  7. Colosseum
  8. We’ve Been Here Before
  9. Juke
  10. Clockwise
  11. Avalanche Alley

On November 22, 2019.

On November 22, 2019, “Martha’s Music” label released “Cotillions”, the third William Patrick Korgan (Billy Corgan) album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by William Patrick Korgan.

Personnel:

  • William Patrick Korgan – vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Paul Franklin – pedal steel guitar
  • Jeff Schroeder – guitar
  • Glenn Duncan – fiddle, mandolin
  • Katie Cole – vocals
  • Kimberly Fleming – choir
  • William Kenan II Cersle – choir
  • Michelle Prather – choir
  • Roger Ryan – choir
  • Howard Willing – engineer, mixing
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • Jenny Farida – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by William Patrick Korgan.

  1. To Scatter One’s Own
  2. Hard Times
  3. Jubilee
  4. Fragile, The Spark
  5. Cotillions
  6. Faithless Darlin’
  7. Colosseum
  8. Martinets
  9. Buffalo Boys
  10. Dancehall
  11. Cri de Coeur
  12. Like Lambs
  13. Rider
  14. Apologia
  15. Neptulius
  16. 6+7
  17. Anon

On March 13, 1969.

On March 13, 1969, “Fontana” label released “Those Who Are About to Die Salute You – Morituri Te Salutant”, the debut Colosseum album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– organ, vibraphone, piano, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophones
  • James Litherland– lead vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass guitar
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Jim Roche – guitar
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Walking in the Park – Bond
  2. Plenty Hard Luck – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland, Tony Reeves
  3. Mandarin – Tony Reeves, Dave Greenslade
  4. Debut – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  5. Beware the Ides of March – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  6. The Road She Walked Before – Dick Heckstall-Smith
  7. Backwater Blues – Leadbelly
  8. Those About to Die – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves

 

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener”, the third Colosseum album (released only in US and Canada). It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– vocals, organ, keyboards
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman

On June 12, 2018.

On June 12, 2018, Philip John “Jon” Hiseman died aged 73. He was musician,  recording engineer, record producer and music publisher, regarded as one of the best and most influential drummers in the history of the rock music. He has worked with many famous musicians and bands including Jack Bruce, John Mayall, Tempest, United Jazz + Rock Ensemble, JCM, but was best known as founding member and drummer of Colosseum. Hiseman released two solo albums:

  • A Night in the Sun– 1982
  • About Time Too!– 1991

 

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Vertigo” label released “Valentyne Suite”, the second   Colosseum album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade- Hammond organ, vibraphone, piano, backing vocal
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophones, flute
  • Jon Hiseman- drums, machine
  • James Litherland- guitars, lead vocals
  • Tony Reeves- bass guitar
  • Neil Ardley- conductor, string arrangement

Track listing:

  1. The Kettle – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman
  2. Elegy – James Litherland
  3. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  4. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – James Litherland, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman
  5. Valentyne Suite Theme One: January’s Search – Dave Greenslade
  6. Valentyne Suite Theme Two: February’s Valentyne – Dave Greenslade
  7. Valentyne Suite Theme Three: The Grass is Always Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener” the third Colosseum, album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron. The album was released only in the United States.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade- organ, keyboards, vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman- drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitar, vocals
  • Tony Reeves- bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass Is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman

 

In December 1970.

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In December 1970, “Vertigo” label released “Daughter of Time”, the fourth  Colosseum album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, except “The Time Machine”, recorded at Royal Albert Hall, July 2, 1970, and was produced by Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Mark Clarke- bass guitar
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitar, lead vocal
  • Chris Farlowe- lead vocals
  • Louis Cennamo- bass guitar
  • Dave Greenslade- organ, piano, vibes, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- soprano and tenor saxophones, spoken word
  • Jon Hiseman- drums, percussion
  • Tony Reeves- bass guitar
  • Barbara Thompson- flute; alto, soprano, tenor, and baritone saxophones; backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Three Score and Ten, Amen – Clem Clempson, Dave Greenslade, Jon Hiseman
  2. Time Lament – Dave Greenslade
  3. Take Me Back to Doomsday – Clem Clempson, Dave Greenslade, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  4. The Daughter of Time – Barry Dennen, Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  5. Theme for an Imaginary Western – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bring Out Your Dead – Clem Clempson, Dave Greenslade
  7. Downhill and Shadows – Clem Clempson, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  8. The Time Machine – Jon Hiseman