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On May 13, 2008.

On May 13, 2008, “In-akustik” label released “In the Midst of Beauty”, the thirteenth Michael Schenker Group album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Studio 2” in Neu-Ulm, Germany, “Phantom Recordings” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Michael Schenker, Romi Schickle and Siggi Schwarz.

Personnel:

  • Gary Barden – vocals
  • Michael Schenker – guitars, producer
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Neil Murray – bass
  • Simon Phillips – drums
  • Romi Schickle – engineer, mixing
  • Siggi Schwarz – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Schenker and Gary Barden

  1. City Lights
  2. Competition
  3. I Want You
  4. End of the Line
  5. Summerdays
  6. A Night to Remember
  7. Wings of Emotion
  8. Come Closer
  9. The Cross of Crosses
  10. Na Na
  11. I Am the One
  12. Ride on My Way

On May 10, 2020.

On May 10, 2020, John Michael McKenzie died aged 64. He was musician (bass, guitar, backing vocals), member of the bands Global Village Trucking Company and Man. He recorded and performed with Eurythmics, The Pretenders, Alison Moyet, Lionel Richie, Dr. John, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Annette Peacock, Steve Hillage, Noel McCalla, Bob Young, Shusha Guppy, Wham!, Deke Leonard, Morrissey-Mullen, Claire Hamill, Space Monkey, Jim Diamond, Bob Dylan, Al Corley, Jeffrey Lee Pierce, Microdisney, Five Star, Endgames, John Mizarolli, Gary Moore, Ian Paice, Jaki Graham, Don Airey, Richard Bailey, Peter Auty, Billy Bremner, Terry Stannard, Simon Kirke, Earl Slick, Graham Lyle, Chris Thompson, Patti Austin, Latin Quarter, Phil Manzanera, Matt Bianco, Pete Brown, Helen Watson, Kevin Rowland, Shakira, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Eric Burdon, Kajagoogoo, Johnny Mathis, Everything But The Girl, Todd Sharpville, Branford Marsalis, Rui Veloso, Tim Finn, Ive Mendes, Tom Scott, David Dundas, Danny Tenaglia, The Christians, Phenix Horns, Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor, Jimmy Iovine, Dave Stewart, Wild, Leon Ware, Eternal, James Ingram, Francis Rossi, Karl Jenkins, Albert Lee, Barbara Dickson, Davy Spillane, Charles Aznavour, Raw Stylus, Linda Taylor, Blair Cunningham, Andy Newmark, Teresa Teng, Annabel Lamb, Nadirah X, Bob Clearmountain, Mitchell Froom, Arthur Louis, and Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra.

On September 30, 1978.

On September 30, 1978, “MCA” label released “Back on the Streets”, the debut Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Tsangarides and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore – lead vocals, guitars, guitar synthesizer, mandolin, bass, accordion
  • Phil Lynott– lead and backing vocals, bass, double bass, acoustic guitar
  • Don Airey– keyboards, piano, organ
  • John Mole– bass guitar
  • Brian Downey– drums, percussion
  • Simon Phillips– drums, percussion
  • Chris Tsangarides– engineer
  • Andrew Warwick, Mark Freguard, Mike Dutton, Mike Hedges, Perry Morgan, Simon Wakefield – assistant engineers

 Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore and Donna Campbell, except where noted.

  1. Back on the Streets
  2. Don’t Believe a Word – Phil Lynott
  3. Fanatical Fascists
  4. Fight of the Snow Moose
  5. Hurricane
  6. Song for Donna
  7. What Would You Rather Bee or a Wasp
  8. Parisienne Walkways – Phil Lynott, Gary Moore

 

On September 2, 1985.

On September 2, 1985, “10” and “Virgin” labels released “Run for Cover”, the fifth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Marcus Music”, “Eel Pie Studios”, “Sarm East Studios”, “Westside Studios”, Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns, Gary Moore, Peter Collins, Beau Hill, and Mike Stone.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– lead and backing vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Phil Lynott– lead, co-lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Richards– keyboards
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Bob Daisley– bass guitar
  • Gary Ferguson – drums
  • Charlie Morgan– drums, electronic drums
  • Paul Thompson– drums
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – sampled drums
  • Tony Platt– engineer, mixing
  • Mike Stone– mixing
  • Stephen BenBen – engineer
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Stuart Breed – assistant engineer
  • Mark Saunders– assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Run for Cover
  2. Reach for the Sky
  3. Military Man – Phil Lynott, Laurence Archer, Mark Stanway
  4. Empty Rooms – Gary Moore, Neil carter
  5. Out in the Fields
  6. Once in a Lifetime
  7. All Messed Up – Gary Moore, Carter Hughes
  8. Listen to Your Heartbeat

 

On July 21, 1983.

On July 21, 1983, “Jet” label released “Dirty Fingers”, the third Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1981 and was produced by Chris Tsangarides.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– guitar, co-lead and backing vocals
  • Charlie Huhn– lead vocals
  • Don Airey– organ, keyboards
  • Jimmy Bain– bass
  • Tommy Aldridge– drums
  • Chris Tsangarides– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Hiroshima
  2. Dirty Fingers
  3. Bad News
  4. Don’t Let Me be Misunderstood – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, Gloria Caaldwell
  5. Run to Your Mama
  6. Nuclear Attack
  7. Kidnapped
  8. Really Gonna Rock Tonight
  9. Lonely Nights
  10. Rest in Peace

On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Eagle” label released “Old, New, Ballads, Blues”, the fifteenth Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore- vocals, guitars
  • Don Airey- keyboards
  • Jonathan Noyce- bass
  • Darrin Mooney- drums

Track listing:

  1. Done Somebody Wrong – Elmore James
  2. You Know My Love – Willie Dixon
  3. Midnight Blues (2006) – Gary Moore
  4. Ain’t Nobody – Gary Moore
  5. Gonna Rain Today – Gary Moore
  6. All Your Love (2006) – Otis Rush
  7. Flesh & Blood – Gary Moore
  8. Cut It Out – Gary Moore
  9. No Reason to Cry – Gary Moore
  10. I’ll Play the Blues for You – Jerry Beech

 

On April 26, 2013.

On April 26, 2013, “earMusic” label released “Now What?!”, the 19th Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Rainbow Recorders” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan– vocals
  • Steve Morse– guitar
  • Roger Glover– bass
  • Ian Paice– drums
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Jason Roller – acoustic guitar
  • Eric Darken– percussion
  • Mike Johnson – steel guitar
  • David Hamilton – additional keyboards
  • Students of Nimbus School of Recording Arts– gang vocals
  • Bob Ezrin– additional backing vocals, percussion, mixing
  • Justin Cortelyou – engineer, mixing
  • Li Xiao Le – assistant engineer
  • Zach Allan, Jarad Clement, Rob Harris, Mike Airey, Nathan Sage – additional engineers
  • Greg Calbi- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Airey, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin.

  1. A Simple Song
  2. Weirdistan
  3. Out of Hand
  4. Hell to Pay
  5. Bodyline
  6. Above and Beyond
  7. Blood from a Stone
  8. Uncommon Man
  9. Après Vous
  10. All the Time in the World
  11. Vincent Price

 

On September 28, 1992.

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On September 28, 1992, “Parlaphone” label released “Back to the Light” the first Brian May solo album. It was recorded 1988 – 1992, and was produced by Brian May and Justin Shirley-Smith.

Personnel:

  • Brian May – vocals, backing vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Cozy Powell– drums
  • Geoff Dugmore– drums
  • Gary Tibbs– bass
  • Neil Murray– bass
  • John Deacon– bass
  • Suzie O’List, Gill O’Donovan – backing vocals
  • Mike Moran– piano, keyboards
  • Don Airey- keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian May, except where noted.

  1. The Dark
  2. Back to the Light
  3. Love Token
  4. Resurrection – Brian May, Cozy Powell, Jamie Page
  5. Too Much Love Will Kill You – Brian May, Frank Musker, Elizabeth Lamers
  6. Driven by You
  7. Nothin’ But Blue – Brian May, Cozy Powell
  8. I’m Scared
  9. Last Horizon
  10. Let Your Heart Rule Your Head
  11. Just One Life
  12. Rollin’ Over – Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott

On September 28, 1978.

black-sabbath-never-say-die

On September 28, 1978, “Vertigo” label released “Never Say Die!” the eighth Black Sabbath studio album. It was recorded January–May 1978, at “Sound Interchange” in Toronto, Ontario, and was produced by Black Sabbath.It was the final Black Sabbath studio album until 2013, to feature Ozzy Osbourne prior to his departure from the band in 1979, and the last full studio album to feature the band’s original lineup.

Personnel:

  • Ozzy Osbourne– lead and backing vocals
  • Tony Iommi– guitar, backing vocals
  • Geezer Butler– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Ward– drums, lead and backing vocals
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • John Elstar – harmonica
  • Will Malone– brass arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, and Bill Ward.

  1. Never Say Day
  2. Johnny Blade
  3. Junior’s Eyes
  4. A Hard Road
  5. Shock Wave
  6. Air Dance
  7. Over to You
  8. Breakout
  9. Swinging the Chain

 

On January 25, 1989.

After The War

On January 25, 1989, “Virgin” label released “After the War”, the 9th Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Peter Collins.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– guitars, lead vocals
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Daisley– bass
  • Cozy Powell– drums
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Laurence Cottle– bass
  • Charlie Morgan– drums on
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Brian Downey– drums
  • Chris Thompson– backing vocals, violin
  • Ozzy Osbourne– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Andrew Eldritch, Sam Brown, Miriam Stockley– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. After the War – Gary Moore
  2. Speak for Yourself – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  3. Livin’ on Dreams – Gary Moore
  4. Led Clones – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  5. The Messiah Will Come Again – Roy Buchanan
  6. Running from the Storm – Gary Moore
  7. This Thing Called Love – Gary Moore
  8. Ready for Love – Gary Moore
  9. Blood of Emeralds – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  10. Dunluce – Gary Moore