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On October 17, 1988.

On October 17, 1988, “Harvest” label released “Opel”, and album compiled from Syd Barrett’s recordings made between 1968 and 1970. It features unreleased material and alternate takes of recordings from sessions for Barrett’s solo albums, “The Madcap Laughs”,  and “Barrett”. It was recorded at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Syd Barrett, Peter Jenner, Malcolm Jones, Roger Waters, and David Gilmour.

Personnel:

  • Syd Barrett – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Ratledge – organ
  • Robert Wyatt – drums
  • Hugh Hopper – bass
  • Gareth Cousins – mix engineer

Track listing”

All tracks by Syd Barrett, except where noted.

  1. Opel
  2. Clown and Jugglers
  3. Rats
  4. Golden Hair – lyrics based on a poem by James Joyce
  5. Dolly Rocker
  6. Word Song
  7. Wined and Dined
  8. Swan Lee (Silas Lang)
  9. Birdie Hop
  10. Let’s Split
  11. Lanky (Party One)
  12. Wouldn’t You Miss Me (Dark Globe)
  13. Milky Way
  14. Golden Hair (instrumental version)

On March 4, 1985.

On March 4, 1985, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Whatever Happened to Jugula?”, the thirteenth Roy Harper studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Boilerhouse Studios”, and was produced by Roy Harper.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, percussion
  • Jimmy Page– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tony Franklin– bass guitar
  • Nik Green – keyboards. mixing
  • Ronnie Brambles – drums
  • Steve Broughton– drums
  • Preston Heyman– drums
  • Nick Harper– semi-acoustic guitar
  • Koala Bear – sleeve notes, art work, design
  • Michael Scott – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper, except where noted.

  1. Nineteen Forty-Eightish
  2. Bad Speech
  3. Hope – Roy Harper, David Gilmour
  4. Hangman
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Frozen Moment
  7. Twentieth Century Man
  8. Advertisement (Another Intentional Irrelevant Suicide)

In November 1985.

In November 1985, “Blanco y Negro” and “Warner Bros” labels released the self-titled, debut Dream Academy album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by David Gilmour, Nick Laird-Clowes, George Nicholson, Gary Langan and Alan Tarney.

Personnel:

  • Gilbert Gabriel- vocals, keyboards
  • Nick Laird-Clowes- vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Kate St. John- piano, tenor saxophone, oboe, cor anglais, accordion, piano-accordion
  • Gary Barnacle- tenor saxophone
  • Dave DeFries – trumpet
  • Peter Buck, David Gilmour- guitars
  • Greg Dechert – Hammond organ
  • Mickey Feat, Pino Palladino, Guy Pratt– bass
  • Chucho Merchan- double bass
  • Tony Beard, Bosco DeOliveira, Luís Jardim, Ben Hoffnung, Jake LeMesurier, Dave Mattacks- drums, various percussion

Track listing:

  1. Life in a Northern Town – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  2. The Edge of Forever – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  3. (Johnny) New Light – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  4. In Places on the Run – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  5. This World – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  6. Bound to Be – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  7. Moving On – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  8. The Love Parade – Nick Laird-Clowes, Gabriel
  9. The Party – Nick Laird-Clowes
  10. One Dream – Nick Laird-Clowes

On October 25, 2010.

On October 25, 2010, “Virgin” label released “Olympia”, the thirteenth Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Bryan Ferry, Rhett Davies and Johnson Somerset.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer
  • David Williams, Nile Rodgers, Oliver Thompson, Dave Stewart, Neil Hubbard, David Gilmour, Jonny Greenwood, Phil Manzanera, Chris Spedding, Merlin Ferry – guitar
  • Marcus Miller, Flea, Gary “Mani” Mounford, Andy Cato– bass
  • Colin Good, Steve Nieve– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark, Tara Ferry, Emily Dolan Davies – drums
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Aleysha Gordon, Hannah Khemoh, Sewuese Abwa, Alice Retif, Katie Turner, Ruby Turner, Me’sha Bryan, Shar White – chorus
  • John Monkman, Robin “Radar” Rimbaud, Chris Mullings – electronics
  • Anthony Pleeth– cello
  • Perry Montague-Mason, Emlyn Singleton – violin
  • Vicci Wardman – viola
  • Andy Mackay– oboe
  • Simon Willey – engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Adam Whitehead – photography
  • Kate Moss- cover model
  • John Galliano- couture

Track listing:

  1. You Can Dance – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart
  2. Alphaville – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart
  3. Heartache by Numbers – Bryan Ferry, Scissor Sisters
  4. Me Oh My – Bryan Ferry
  5. Shameless – Bryan Ferry, Andy Cato, Tom Findlay
  6. Song for the Siren – Tim Buckley, Larry Beckett
  7. No Face, No Name, No Number – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood
  8. BF Bass (Ode to Olympia) – Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  9. Reason or Rhyme – Bryan Ferry
  10. Tender Is The Night – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart

On November 7, 2014.

On November 7, 2014, “Parlaphone” label released “The Endless River”, the fifteenth and final Pink Floyd studio album. It was recorded 1968, 1993, 2013–2014, at “Royal Albert Hall”; “Olympic Studios”; “Britannia Row Studios”; “Astoria”; “Medina Studios”, and was produced by David Gilmour, Youth, Andy Jackson and Phil Manzanera.

Personnel:

  • David Gilmour– guitars, EBow guitar, lead and backing vocals, keyboards, piano, EMS VCS 3, bass guitar, Hammond organ, percussion, voice samples
  • Nick Mason– drums, percussion, rototoms, gong, voice samples
  • Richard Wright– Hammond organ, Farfisa organ, Royal Albert Hall Organ, piano, Rhodes piano, electric piano, keyboards, synthesiser, voice samples
  • Guy Pratt – bass guitar
  • Bob Ezrin – bass guitar, additional keyboards
  • Andy Jackson – bass guitar, effects
  • Jon Carin – synthesisers, percussion loop
  • Damon Iddins – additional keyboards
  • Anthony Moore – keyboards
  • Gilad Atzmon – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Durga McBroom, Louise Marshal, Sarah Brown – backing vocals
  • Stephen Hawking – voice sample
  • Andy Jackson – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ezrin – co-producer 1993 sessions
  • Damon Iddins – engineer
  • Youth – additional programming, engineering, sound design, assorted synthesisers and keyboards
  • Eddie Bander – additional programming, engineering, sound design, assorted synthesisers and keyboards
  • Michael Rendall – additional programming, engineering, sound design, assorted synthesisers and keyboards
  •  Escala:
    • Chantal Leverton – viola
    • Victoria Lyon – violin
    • Helen Nash – cello
    • Honor Watson – violin
  • James Guthrie, Joel Plante – mastering for CD
  • Doug Sax – mastering for the vinyl issue
  • Aubrey Powell – creative director
  • Stylorouge – sleeve design
  • Ahmed Emad Eldin – album cover concept

Track listing:

  1. Things Left Unsaid – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  2. It’s What We Do – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  3. Ebb and Flow – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  4. Sum – David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
  5. Skins – David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
  6. Unsung – Richard Wright
  7. Anisina – David Gilmour
  8. The Lost Art of Conversation – Richard Wright
  9. On Noodle Street – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  10. Night Light – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  11. Allons-y (1) – David Gilmour
  12. Autumn ’68 – Richard Wright
  13. Allons-y (2) – David Gilmour
  14. Talkin’ Hawkin’ – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  15. Calling – David Gilmour, Anthony Moore
  16. Eyes to Pearls – David Gilmour
  17. Surfacing – David Gilmour
  18. Louder than Words – David Gilmour, Polly Samson

 

In June 1975.

In June 1975, “Harvest” label released “HQ”, the eighth Roy Harper studio album. It was recorded in March 1975 at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner. The album artwork was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, guitar
  • David Gilmour– guitar
  • John Paul Jones– bass
  • Steve Broughton –drums
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Dave Cochran –bass
  • TheGrimethorpe Colliery Band – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper

  1. The Game (Parts 1–5)
  2. he Spirit Lives
  3. Grown Ups Are Just Silly Children
  4. Referendum (Legend)
  5. Forget Me Not
  6. Hallucinating Light
  7. When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease

 

On November 14, 1970.

syd-barrett-barrett

On November 14, 1970, “Harvest” label released “Barrett”, the second and final Syd Barrett studio album. It was recorded February – July 1970, at Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by David Gilmour and Richard Wright.

Personnel:

  • Syd Barrett – guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • David Gilmour– bass guitar, organ, 12-string guitar
  • Richard Wright– piano, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Vic Saywell – tuba
  • Jerry Shirley– drums and percussion
  • John “Willie” Wilson– drums, percussion
  • Peter Bown – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Syd Barrett.

  1. Baby Lemonade
  2. Love Song
  3. Dominoes
  4. It Is Obvious
  5. Rats
  6. Maisie
  7. Gigolo Aunt
  8. Waving My Arms in the Air/I Never Lied to You
  9. Wined and Dined
  10. Wolfpack
  11. Effervescing Elephant

 

On October 4, 1999.

run-devil-run

On October 4, 1999, “Parlaphone” label released “Run Devil Run” the eleventh Paul McCartney solo studio album. It was recorded March – May 1999, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Paul McCartney.The album features covers of 1950s rock and roll songs, with three original McCartney compositions.

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney– vocals, bass guitar, electric guitar, percussion, acoustic guitar
  • David Gilmour– electric guitar, backing vocals, lap steel guitar
  • Mick Green– electric guitar
  • Ian Paice– drums, percussion
  • Pete Wingfield– keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer
  • Dave Mattacks– drums, percussion
  • Geraint Watkins– Wurlitzer, piano
  • Chris Hall – accordion
  • Geoff Emerick, Paul Hicks– engineer
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Dave Fine – cover photos
  • Richard Haughton – Paul photo
  • Mike McCartney– young Paul photo
  • John Hammel – session photos
  • Mike Owen – products photo
  • Philip Gallard – instrument photos
  • Klaus Voorman, Aleen Toroyan – drawings
  • Norman Hathaway – design

Track listing:

  1. Blue Jean Bop – Gene Vincent, Hal Levy
  2. She Said Yeah – Larry Williamd
  3. All Shook Up – Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
  4. Run Devil Run – Paul McCartney
  5. No Other Baby – Dickie Bishop, Bob Watson
  6. Lonesome Town – Baker Knight
  7. Try Not to Cry – Paul McCartney
  8. Movie Magg – Carl Perkins
  9. Brown Eyed Handsome Man – Chuck Berry
  10. What It Is – Paul McCartney
  11. Coquette – Johnny Green, Carmen Lombardo, Gus Kahn
  12. I Got Stung – David Hill, Aaron Schroeder
  13. Honey Hush – Joe Turner
  14. Shake a Hand – Joe Morris
  15. Party – Jessie Mae Robinson

On September 18, 2015.

rattle_that_lock

On September 18, 2015, “Columbia” label released “Rattle That Lock”, the fourth David Gilmour solo studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2015, at “Medina Studio” in Hove; “Astoria Studio” in Middlesex; “Abbey Road Studios” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by David Gilmour and Phil Manzanera. The cover artwork was created by Dave Stansbie from The Creative Corporation under the direction of Aubrey Powell, and the album book’s photographs were taken by Kevin Westenberg with Polly Samson. The album was certified Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”.

Personnel:

  • David Gilmour– lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, piano, SNCF sample, Hammond organ, bass guitar, bass harmonica, electric piano
  • Jon Carin– electric piano
  • David Crosby– backing vocals
  • Graham Nash– backing vocals
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Steve DiStanislao– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Roger Eno– piano
  • Martin France – drums
  • Gabriel Gilmour – piano
  • Jools Holland– piano
  • Damon Iddins – accordion, calliope keyboard
  • Rado Klose– guitar
  • Chris Laurence– double bass
  • The Liberty Choir – backing vocals
  • Phil Manzanera– Hammond organ, keyboard elements, acoustic guitar
  • Louise Marshall – backing vocals
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Eira Owen – French horn
  • John Parricelli– guitar
  • Mica Paris– backing vocals
  • Guy Pratt– bass guitar
  • Mike Rowe – electric piano
  • Polly Samson– backing vocals
  • Yaron Stavi – bass guitar, double bass, backing vocals
  • Colin Stetson– saxophone
  • Richard Wright– voice sample, keyboards
  • Robert Wyatt– cornet
  • Zbigniew Preisner– orchestration
  • Michaël Boumendil– original SNCF jingle
  • Guy Pratt– bass guitar
  • Steve DiStanislao – drums

Track listing:

  1. 5 A.M. – David Gilmour
  2. Rattle That Lock – Polly Samson, David Gilmour, Michael Boumendi
  3. Faces of Stone – David Gilmour
  4. A Boat Lies Waiting – Polly Samson, David Gilmour
  5. Dancing Right in Front of Me – David Gilmour
  6. In Any Tongue – Polly Samson, David Gilmour
  7. Beauty – David Gilmour
  8. The Girl in the Yellow Dress – Polly Samson, David Gilmour
  9. Today – Polly Samson, David Gilmour
  10. And Then… David Gilmour

On September 15, 2008.

richard-wright

On September 15, 2008, Richard William “Rick” Wright died aged 65. Being musician, composer, singer and songwriter, he was best known as founding member, keyboardist and vocalist of Pink Floyd. He recorded and performed on all Pink Floyd’s albums except on “The Final Cut”. His discography also includes:

  • 1.    With Syd Barrett
  • Barrett– 1970
  1. Solo albums
  • Wet Dream– 1978
  • Broken China– 1996
  1. With Zee
  • Identity– 1984
  1. With David Gilmour
  • David Gilmour in Concert(DVD) – 2002
  • On an Island– 2006
  • Remember That Night(DVD/Blu-ray) – 2007
  • Live in Gdańsk(CD/DVD) – 2008