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On February 9, 1992.

On February 9, 1992, “Chrysalis” label released “Sunrise on the Sufferbus”, the second Masters of Reality studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Chris Goss, Ginger Baker and Googe.


  • Chris Goss – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Googe – bass, backing vocals
  • Ginger Baker – lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Daniel Rey, Jason Corsaro – co-production

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Goss, except where noted.

  1. She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)
  2. J.B. Witchdance – Ginger Baker, Chris Goss
  3. Jody Sings
  4. Rolling Green
  5. Ants in the Kitchen – Ginger Baker, Chris Goss
  6. V.H.V. – Googe, Chris Goss
  7. Bicycle
  8. 100 Years (Of Tears on the Wind)
  9. T.U.S.A. – Ginger Baker, Googe, Chris Goss, Daniel Rey
  10. Tilt-A-Whirl
  11. Rabbit One
  12. Madonna
  13. Gimme Water – Ginger Baker, Chris Goss
  14. Moon in Your Pocket

On January 27, 1998.

On January 27, 1986, “Virgin” label released “Album”, the fifth Public Image Ltd. album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Electric Lady Studios”, “The Power Station”, “Quadrasonic Sound Studios”, and “RPM Sound Studios” in  New York City, and was produced by Bill Laswell.


  • John Lydon – lead vocals
  • Bill Laswell – bass 
  • Steve Vai – guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis – guitar 
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – Fairlight CMI
  • Bernie Worrell – organ, Yamaha DX7 
  • Ginger Baker – drums 
  • Tony Williams – drums 
  • Bernard Fowler – backing vocals
  • Jonas Hellborg – bass
  • Shankar – electric violin
  • Malachi Favors – acoustic bass
  • Steve Turre – didgeridoo
  • Aïyb Dieng – chatan pot drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lydon and Bill Laswell except where noted.

  1. F.F.F.
  2. Rise
  3. Fishing – John Lydon, Jebin Bruni, Mark Schulz
  4. Round – John Lydon, Mark Schulz
  5. Bags – John Lydon, Jebin Bruni, Mark Schulz
  6. Home
  7. Ease – John Lydon, Jebin Bruni

On October 3, 1989.


On October 3, 1989, “Epic” label released “A Question of Time”, the ninth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Jack Bruce and Joe Blaney.


  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, keyboards, piano, cello, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, harmonica
  • Jimmy Ripp, Vernon Reid, Albert Collins, Vivian Campbell, Malcolm Bruce – guitar
  • Paul Barrere- slide guitar
  • Allan Holdsworth- guitar, SynthAxe
  • Bernie Worrell- piano, keyboards, Melodica, Hammond organ, synth, Clavinet, backing vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins, Jonas Bruce – piano
  • Dougie Bowne, Ginger Baker, Tony Williams – drums
  • Mark Nauseef- Ghanaian drums, percussion
  • Zakir Hussain– tablas
  • Steve Jordan– percussion
  • The Savage Horns – John Abernathy saxophone
  • Gary “Bone” Cooper – backing vocals
  • The Golden Gate Boys Choir, The SoMa Footlights Chorus – choir

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Bruce.

  1. Life on Earth
  2. Make Love
  3. No Surrender
  4. Flying
  5. Hey Now Princess
  6. Blues You Can’t Lose
  7. Obsession
  8. Kwela
  9. Let Me Be
  10. Only Playing Games
  11. A Question of Time
  12. Grease the Wheels

On May 17, 1994.

On May 17, 1994, “Virgin” label released “Around the Next Dream”, the only Bruce, Baker and Moore album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Ian Taylor, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Gary Moore.


  • Jack Bruce – vocals, cello, bass guitar
  • Ginger Baker– vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Gary Moore– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Tommy Eyre– keyboards
  • Arran Ahmun – drums
  • Morris Murphy – trumpet
  • Ian Taylor – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Waiting in the Wings – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  2. City of Gold – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Kip Hanrahan
  3. Where in the World – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  4. Can’t Fool the Blues – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Kip Hanrahan
  5. High Cost of Living – Alan Jones, Sherwin Hamlett
  6. Glory Days – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  7. Why Does Love (Have to Go Wrong) – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker
  8. Naked Flame – Gary Moore
  9. I Wonder Why (Are You So Mean to Me) – Albert King
  10. Wrong Side of Town


On January 6 , 1986.

On January 6, 1986, “Celluloid” label released “Horses & Trees”, the fourth Ginger Baker album. It was recorded September – November 1985, and was produced by Bill Laswell.


  • Ginger Baker – drums, percussion, tympani, gong, congas, maracas
  • Nicky Skopelitis- guitars
  • Bill Laswell- bass guitars, slide guitar
  • Bernie Worrell- organ, keyboards
  • Robert Musso- piano, organ
  • Lakshminarayana Shankar- violin
  • Daniel Ponce – percussion, bata, bells
  • Foday Musa Suso- percussion, kalimba, dousongonni, nyanyer, kora
  • Naná Vasconcelos– voice, drums, berimbau, cuica, shaker
  • Grandmixer D.ST- turntable
  • Aïyb Dieng- drums, percussion, chatan, bells

Track listing:

  1. Interlock – Bill Laswell, Daniel Ponce, Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso
  2. Dust To Dust – Ginger Baker
  3. Satou – Aïyb Dieng, Bill Laswell, Foday Musa Suso
  4. Uncut – Ginger Baker, Bill Laswell, Daniel Ponce, Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso
  5. Mountain Time – Ginger Baker, Aïyb Dieng
  6. Makuta – Ginger Baker, Aïyb Dieng, Bill Laswell, Foday Musa Suso

On January 4, 1975.

On January 4, 1975, “Atco” and “Vertigo” labels released “Elysian Encounter”, the second Baker Gurvitz Army studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Ramport Studios” in London, and was produced by Eddy Offord.


  • Adrian Gurvitz– lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Peter Lemer – keyboards
  • Paul Gurvitz – bass, backing vocals
  • Ginger Baker- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Snips- lead vocals

Track listing:

  1. People – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz
  2. The Key – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz
  3. Time – Adrian Gurvitz
  4. The Gambler – Adrian Gurvitz
  5. The Dreamer – Adrian Gurvitz
  6. Remember – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz
  7. The Artist – Adrian Gurvitz
  8. The Hustler – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz, Paul Gurvitz

On October 27, 1980.

On October 27, 1980, “Bronze” label released “Levitation”, the tenth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded July – August 1980, at “Roundhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Ashley Howe, Dave Brock, Huw Lloyd-Langton, Harvey Bainbridge, Tim Blake and Ginger Baker.


  • Dave Brock– vocals, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Huw Lloyd-Langton– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Harvey Bainbridge– bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tim Blake– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ginger Baker– drums
  • Linda Curry – front cover design
  • Phil Tonkyn – back cover design.

Track listing:

  1. Levitation – Dave Brock
  2. Motorway City – Dave Brock
  3. Psychosis – Harvey Bainbridge
  4. World of Tiers – Harvey Bainbridge, Huw Lloyd-Langton
  5. Prelude – Tim Blake
  6. Who’s Gonna Win The War? – Dave Brock
  7. Space Chase – Huw Lloyd-Langton
  8. The 5th Second of Forever – Dave Brock, Huw Lloyd-Langton
  9. Dust of Time – Dave Brock, Harvey Bainbridge, Huw Lloyd-Langton

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Polydor” label released the self-titled, debut and only Blind Faith album. It was recorded February – June 1969, at “Olympic Studios” and “Morgan Studios”, and was produced by Jimmy Miller. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”, Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 14 on its list of the “The 30 Greatest One Album Wonders”.


  • Steve Winwood– keyboards, vocals, guitars; bass guitar
  • Eric Clapton– guitars; vocals
  • Ric Grech– bass guitar, violin; vocals
  • Ginger Baker– drums, percussion; vocals
  • George Chkiantz, Keith Harwood, Andy Johns, Alan O’Duffy – engineers
  • Andy Johns, Jimmy Miller – mixing
  • Stanley Miller, Bob Seidemann– cover design and photography
  • Chris Blackwell, Robert Stigwood– executive producers
  • Margaret Goldfarb – production co-ordination

Track listing:

  1. Had to Cry Today – Stevie Winwood
  2. Can’t Find My Way Home – Stevie Winwood
  3. Well All… Right – Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Joe B. Mauldin, Norman Petty
  4. Presence of the Lord – Eric Clapton
  5. Sea of Joy – Stevie Winwood
  6. Do What You Like – Ginger Baker

In July 1968.

In July 1968, “Polydor” label released “Wheels of Fire”, the third Cream album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi. The album artwork was by Martin Sharp and the photography was by Jim Marshall. It was also released as two single long-players, Wheels of Fire – In the Studio,  and Wheels of Fire – Live at the Fillmore. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Wheels of Fire” at number 205 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.


  • Jack Bruce– vocals, lead vocals, bass, cello, harmonica, calliope, acoustic guitar, recorder
  • Ginger Baker– drums, percussion, bells, glockenspiel, timpani, spoken word
  • Eric Clapton– guitar, vocals
  • Felix Pappalardi– viola, bells, organ, trumpet, tonette
  • Tom Dowd– recording engineer
  • Adrian Barber– recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. White Room – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  2. Sitting on Top of the World – Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon; Chester Burnett
  3. Passing the Time – Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor
  4. As You Said – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  5. Pressed Rat and Warthog – Ginger Baker, Mick Taylor
  6. Politician – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  7. Those Were the Days – Ginger Baker, Mick Taylor
  8. Born Under a Bad Sign – Booker T. Jones, William Bell
  9. Deserted Cities of the Heart – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown

On October 25, 2014.


On October 25, 2014, John Symon Asher “Jack” Bruce aka Jack Bruce died aged 71.  He was musician (bass guitar, double bass, guitar, piano),  singer and songwriter, best known as member and bass player of Cream. In his more than five decades long career, Bruce has performed and recorded with various famous musician including: Alexis Corner, Graham Bond, John Mayall, Manfred Mann, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, Michael Gibbs, Tony Williams, Leslie West, Corky Laing, Carla Bley, Lou Reed, Michael Mantler, Charlie Mariano, John McLaughlin, Cozy Powell, Bernie Marsden, Trevor Rabin, Robin Trower, Mose Allison, Allan Holdsworth, Kip Hanrahan, Mark Nauseef, Miroslav Tadic, Anton Fier, Kenji Suzuki, Dick Heckstall – Smith, John Stevens, Vernon Reid, Cindy Blackman and John Medeski. In March 2011, “Rolling Stone” magazine  readers selected Bruce as the eighth greatest bass guitarist of all time.