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In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Charisma” label released “The Fugitive”, the second Tony Banks album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “The Farm” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Tony Banks.


  • Tony Banks– lead vocals and background vocals, keyboards, synth bass, Linn LM-1
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Mo Foster– bass guitars
  • Tony Beard – drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd– drums, percussion
  • Andy Duncan – drums
  • Stephen Short – assistant producer
  • Geoff Callingham – technical assistant


All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. This Is Love
  2. Man of Spells
  3. And the Wheels Keep Turning
  4. Say You’ll Never Leave Me
  5. Thirty Three’s
  6. By You
  7. At the Edge of the Night
  8. Charm
  9. Moving Under


On June 28, 1980.

On June 28, 1980, “Armageddon” label released “Underwater Moonlight”, the second Soft Boys studio album. It was recorded in June 1979, at “Spaceward Studios” in Cambridge, England, January – June 1980, at “Alaska” and “James Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Pat Collier and Spaceward.


  • Robyn Hitchcock– vocals, guitar, rhythm bass
  • Kimberley Rew– vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer
  • Matthew Seligman– bass
  • Morris Windsor – drums, vocals
  • Gerry Hale– violin
  • Andy King – sitar
  • Pat Collier– engineer
  • James Morgan – engineer
  • Mike Kemp – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Robyn Hitchcock, except where noted.

  1. I Wanna Destroy You
  2. Kingdom of Love
  3. Positive Vibrations
  4. I Got the Hots
  5. Insanely Jealous
  6. Tonight
  7. You’ll Have to Go Sideways – Robyn Hitchcock, Kimberley Rew
  8. Old Pervert – Robyn Hitchcock, Kimberley Rew, Matthew Seligman, Morris Windsor
  9. Queen of Eyes
  10. Underwater Moonlight


On June 7, 1993.

On June 7, 1993, “Delirium” label released “Up the Downstair”, the second Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded February 1992 – January 1993, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, and was produced by Steven Wilson.


  • Steven Wilson- vocals, all other instruments
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitar
  • Richard Barbieri– electronics
  • Suzanne J. Barbieri– vocals

Track listing:

All music by Steven Wilson, all lyrics by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. What You Are Listening To…
  2. Synesthesia
  3. Monuments Burn into Moments
  4. Always Never – Alan Duffy
  5. Up the Downstairs
  6. Not Beautiful Anymore
  7. Siren
  8. Small Fish – Alan Duffy
  9. Burning Sky
  10. Fadeaway – Alan Duffy

On January 15, 1990.

On January 15, 1990, “Big Cat” label released “101 Damnations”, the debut Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Important Notice Studios” in Mitcham, Surrey, England, and was produced by Simon Painter, Jim Bob, Lee Carter and Fruit Bat.


  • Jim Bob– vocals
  • Lee Carter – guitars, sleeve design
  • Fruit Bat– vocals, guitar
  • Rob Sheridan – piano solo
  • Simon Painter – engineer
  • Carter – sleeve design
  • Dee Eff – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Bob and Lee Carter.

  1. The Road to Domestos
  2. Everytime a Churchbell Rings
  3. Twenty-Four Minutes from Tulse Hill
  4. An All American National Sport
  5. Sheriff Fatman
  6. The Taking of Peckham 123
  7. Crimestoppers A’ Go Go
  8. Good Grief Charlie Brown
  9. Midnight on the Murder Mile
  10. A Perfect Day to Drop the Bomb
  11. I. Blues

On January 11, 2013.

On January 11, 2013, “Rhino Entertainment” label released “Lost Sirens”, the ninth New Order album. It is compilation of tracks recorded during the production of 2005’s album “Waiting for the Sirens’ Call”, but did not ended on the album final release. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “Real World” in Box, England, and was produced by Tore Johansson, Stuart Price, Mac Quayle, Jim Spencer, Stephen Street, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Phil Cunningham.


  • Bernard Sumner– vocals, guitars, synthesisers, programming
  • Peter Hook– 4 and 6-stringed bass
  • Stephen Morris– drums, synthesisers, programming
  • Phil Cunningham– guitars, synthesisers, programming
  • Stephen Street– mixing
  • Cenzo Townshend– mixing
  • Jim Spencer – mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Gary Lancaster – project management
  • Studio Parris Wakefield – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Phil Cunningham.

  1. I’ll Stay with You
  2. Sugarcane
  3. Recoi
  4. Californian Grass
  5. Hellbent
  6. Shake It Up
  7. I’ve Got a Feeling
  8. I Told You So (Crazy World Mix)

On November 11, 2013.

On November 11, 2013, “Virgin Emi” label released “Fun on Earth”, the fifth Roger Taylor studio album. It was recorded 2008–2013, at “The Priory” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Joshua J Macrae and Roger Taylor.


  • Roger Taylor– vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards, piano, bass guitar, guitar, stylophone
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Spike Edney– keyboards
  • Jason Falloon – guitar
  • Steve Hamilton – saxophone
  • Kevin Jefferies – bass
  • Jonathan Perkins – organ, backing vocals
  • Nicola Robins – violin
  • Steve Stroud – bass
  • Rufus Taylor– drums, piano
  • Josh Macrae– engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Taylor, except where noted.

  1. One Night Stand
  2. Fight Club
  3. Be with You – Roger Taylor, Rufus Taylor
  4. Quality Street
  5. I Don’t Care
  6. Sunny Say
  7. Be My Gal (My Brightest Spark)
  8. I Am the Drummer (In a Rock n’ Roll Band)
  9. Small
  10. Say It’s Not True
  11. The Unblinking Eye
  12. Up
  13. Smile

On October 5, 2000.

On October 5, 2000, “Masters of Art” label released “Curly’s Airships”, the third Judge Smith album. It was recorded 1994 – 2000, at “Masters of Art Studio” in Sussex, “The Organ Workshop” in Lymm, Cheshire, and various locations in England, France and Holland.


  • Judge Smith– vocals, bass, drum tracks
  • John Ellis– electric guitars, Ebow, mandolin
  • Hugh Banton– organ, piano
  • Pete Brown– vocals, percussion
  • Rikki Patten – supplementary guitar
  • David Jackson– saxophones, whistle
  • Joe Hinchliff – accordion
  • Ian Fordham – bass guitar, double bass
  • René van Commenée – tabla, ghatam, tambura
  • Tammo Heikens – sitar, tambura
  • David Shaw-Parker – vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, actor
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Paul Roberts– vocals
  • Paul Thompson – vocals
  • Nick Lucas – vocals, actor
  • Gwendolyn Gray – actress
  • Mike Bell – actor
  • The Mystery Marching Band
  • Cover art – Glide Design of Eastbourne

Track listing:

Chapter One: Curly Comes Through

  1. Voices From A Crystal Set
  2. Walking Her Out

Chapter Two: Curly’s Conducted Tour

  1. Curly Takes Us Up
  2. Drifting About Like a Bad Smell

Chapter Three: Curly In The Clouds

  1. Curly In The Clouds

Chapter Four: Catastrophe

  1. A Capital Idea
  2. A Shrieking Of Aluminium

Chapter Five: Curly On Civvy Street

  1. Curly On Civvy Street

Chapter Six: A Great British Compromise

  1. That Imperial Airship Scheme
  2. From The Sidelines

Chapter Seven: A Kindly Sort Of Cove

  1. A Kindly Sort Of Cove

Chapter Eight: Curly At Cardington

  1. Curly At Cardington

Chapter Nine: Lord Of A Continent

  1. A Creature Of Grace
  2. A Byronic Sort Of Blighter

Chapter Ten: Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

  1. Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

Chapter Eleven: Curly’s Close Shave

  1. The Canadian Run
  2. Conan Doyle & The Flying Sieve
  3. Horrors At Hendon

Chapter Twelve: Cutting The Lady In Half

  1. As Safe As A House
  2. A Ship Of Fools

Chapter Thirteen: Curly Gets The Creeps

  1. The Night Before
  2. The Morning After

Chapter Fourteen: Curly Cashes His Chips

  1. Bedford To Hastings
  2. Hastings To Beauvais

Chapter Fifteen: Carry On Curly

  1. The Muffled Drum
  2. The Final Taboo

On February 11, 1985.

On February 11, 1985, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled, debut Firm album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Sol Studios” in Cookham, Berkshire, England, and was produced by Jimmy Page and Paul Rodgers.


  • Paul Rodgers– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Jimmy Page– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Franklin– fretless bass, keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Chris Slade– drums, percussion
  • Steve Dawson – trumpet
  • Paul “Shilts” Weimar – baritone saxophone
  • Willie Garnett – tenor saxophone
  • Don Weller– tenor saxophone solo
  • Sam Brown, Helen Chappelle, Joy Yates – backing vocals
  • Stuart Epps– engineering
  • Gordon Vicary – mastering
  • Steve Maher – cover artwork
  • Steve Privett – tape operation; supplier of tea, gin and tonics

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Page and Paul Rodgers, except where noted.

  1. Closer
  2. Make or Break – Paul Rodgers
  3. Someone to Love
  4. Together
  5. Radioactive – Paul Rodgers
  6. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  7. Money Can’t Buy – Paul Rodgers
  8. Satisfaction Guaranteed
  9. Midnight Moonlight

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “RCA Victor” label released “The Long Black Veil”, the 31st Chieftains album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Lake House Studio” in England, “Windmill Lane” and “Westland Studios” in Dublin, “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, “Utility Muffin Research Kitchen” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Paddy Moloney, Chris Kimsey and Ry Cooder. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”.


  • Kevin Conneff– vocals, bodhrán
  • Martin Fay– fiddle
  • Seán Keane– fiddle
  • Matt Molloy– flute
  • Paddy Moloney– uilleann pipes, tin whistle
  • Derek Bell– harp, tiompán, keyboards
  • Colin James- guitar, mandolin
  • Dominic Miller, Paul Brady, Arty McGlynn, Foggy Little – guitar
  • Kieran Hanrahan – banjo
  • Terry Tulley – Scottish pipes
  • Carlos Nunez – Galician pipes
  • Brendan Begley, James Keane, Martin O’Connor – accordion
  • Steve Cooney– didgeridoo
  • Wally Minko – piano
  • James Blennerhassett, Ned Mann – acoustic bass
  • Joe Csibi, Darryl Jones, Nicky Scott – bass
  • Noel Eccles, Tommy Igoe, Liam Bradley – drums
  • Jean Butler – foot percussion
  • Anuna Choir, Brian Masterson – background vocals
  • The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Sting, Ry Cooder, Mark Knopfler, Sinead O’Connor, Phil Coulter, Marianne Faithfull, Tom Jones – contributors

Track listing:

  1. Mo Ghile Mear (Our Hero)
  2. The Long Black Veil
  3. The Foggy Dew
  4. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
  5. Changing Your Demeanour
  6. The Lily of the West
  7. Coast of Malabar
  8. Dunmore Lassies
  9. Love Is Teasin’
  10. He Moved through the Fair
  11. Ferny Hill
  12. Tennessee Waltz/Tennessee Mazurka
  13. The Rocky Road to Dublin

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “The Guitar Trio”, album by Al Di Meola, Paco de Lucía and John McLaughlin. It was recorded May – July 1996, at “Real World Studios” in England, and was produced by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía.


  • Al Di Meola– guitar,  percussion – plays Ovation and Hermanos Conde guitar-percution, hands, shaker
  • John McLaughlin– guitar – plays Wechter guitar and D’Addario strings
  • Paco de Lucía– guitar – plays Hermanos Conde guitar

Track listing:

  1. La Estiba – Paco de Lucía
  2. Beyond the Mirage – Al Di Meola
  3. Midsummer Night – John McLaughlin
  4. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  5. Letter from India – John McLaughlin
  6. Espiritu – Al Di Meola
  7. Le Monastère dans les Montagnes – John McLaughlin
  8. Azzura – Al Di Meola
  9. Cardeosa – Paco de Lucía