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In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Everything Stops for Tea”, the seventh John Baldry album. It was recorded January – February 1972, at “I.B.C.” and “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • John Baldry – vocals, guitar
  • Elton John – piano, backing vocals
  • Rod Stewart – banjo, backing vocals
  • Madeline Bell – vocals
  • Doris Troy – vocals
  • Liza Strike – vocals
  • Barry St. John – vocals
  • James Litherland – guitar
  • Bob Weston – guitar
  • Davey Johnstone – guitar
  • Sam Mitchell – steel guitar
  • Ian Armit – keyboards
  • Jimmy Horowitz – keyboards
  • Stefan Delft – viola
  • Richard Brown – bass guitar
  • Bill Smith – bass guitar
  • John Porter – bass guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • John Dentith – drums
  • Nigel Olsson – drums
  • Terry Stannard – drums
  • Micky Waller – percussion
  • Ray Cooper – percussion
  • Ronnie Wood – cover drawing

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Come Back Again – Ross Wilson
  2. Seventh Son – Willie Dixon
  3. Wild Mountain Thyme – traditional; arranged by John Baldry, Davey Johnstone
  4. Iko Iko – Sharon Jones, Jesse Thomas, Joe Jones, Mary Lynn Jones
  5. Jubilee Cloud – John Kongos, Peter Leroy
  6. Everything Stops for Tea – Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman, Maurice Sigler
  7. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  8. Mother Ain’t Dead – traditional
  9. Hambone – Sam Mitchell
  10. Lord Remember Me – Myrtle Jackson
  11. Armit’s Trousers – Ian Armit

On November 4, 1997.

On November 4, 1997, “MCA” label released “Deuces Wild”, the thirty fifth B.B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Porter and Chris Lord-Alge.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Keith Richards – guitar
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Ronnie Wood – guitar
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt – guitar
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar
  • Hugh McCracken – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard – guitar
  • Chris Stainton – piano, keyboards
  • C. J. Vanston – Hammond B3 organ
  • Paul Carrack – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards
  • Bill Payne – keyboards
  • D’Angelo – keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis – organ
  • Jon Cleary – piano
  • Jools Holland – piano
  • Tommy Eyre – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Darryl Jones – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Reggie McBride – bass guitar
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Mick Jagger – vocals, harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Tony Braunagel – drums
  • Charlie Watts – drums
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Jamil Sharif – trumpet
  • Brian Murray – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone
  • Carl Blouin – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Daniel P. Kelley – French horn
  • Yvonne S. Moriarty – French horn
  • Andrea Byers – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Armen Garabedian – violin
  • Berj Garabedian – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin, viola
  • Larry Colbert – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Miles Tackett – cello
  • Dane Little – cello
  • Marston Smith – cello
  • Kenneth Yerke – viola
  • Robert Becker – viola
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Simon Climie – programming
  • Harry Bowens – background vocals
  • Terence Forsythe – background vocals
  • Vincent Bonham – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. If You Love Me – with Van Morrison
  2. The Thrill Is Gone – with Tracy Chapman
  3. Rock Me Baby – with Eric Clapton
  4. Please Send Me Someone to Love – with Mick Hucknall
  5. Baby I Love You – with Bonnie Raitt
  6. Ain’t Nobody Home – with D’Angelo
  7. Pauly’s Birthday Boogie – with Jools Holland
  8. Confessin’ the Blues – with Marty Stuart
  9. Hummingbird – with Dionne Warwick
  10. Let the Good Times Roll – with Zucchero
  11. Keep It Coming – with Heavy D
  12. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Babe – with David Gilmour and Paul Carrack
  13. Night Life – with Willie Nelson

On October 20, 1998.

On October 20, 1998, “MCA” label released “Blues on the Bayou”, the thirty sixth B.B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Dockside Studio” in Maurice, LA, and was produced by B. B. King. “Blues on the Bayou” won the 2000 “Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album”.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Leon Warren – guitar
  • Michael Doster – bass
  • James Sells Toney – keyboards
  • James Bolden – trumpet, bandleader
  • Walter R. King – contractor
  • Tony Coleman – percussion
  • Calep Emphrey Jr. – drums
  • Melvin Jackson – saxophone
  • Stanley Abernathy – trumpet
  • Phil Marshall – string arrangements
  • Tony Daigle – recording engineer
  • Jim Watts – assistant recording engineer
  • John Porter – mixing
  • Joe McGrath – mixing engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Gary Ashley – A&R
  • Sidney A. Seidenberg – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by B.B. King; except where noted.

  1. Blues Boys Tune
  2. Bad Case of Love
  3. I’ll Survive – B.B. King, Saul Samuel Bihari 
  4. Mean Ole’ World
  5. Blues Man
  6. Broken Promise – B.B. King, Saul Samuel Bihari 
  7. Darlin’ What Happened – B.B. King, Saul Samuel Bihari
  8. Shake It Up and Go – B.B. King, Jules Taub
  9. Blues We Like
  10. Good Man Gone Bad – B.B. King, Jules Taub, Ferdinand Washington
  11. If I Lost You – B.B. King, Jules Taub
  12. Tell Me Baby – B.B. King, Saul Samuel Bihari
  13. I Got Some Outside Help I Don’t Need – B.B. King, David Clark
  14. Blues in G
  15. If That Ain’t It I Quit

In July 1983.

In July 1983, “E.G.” label released “Fire Dances”, the fourth Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded February – March 1983, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by John Porter, Jaz Coleman, Kevin “Geordie” Walker, Paul raven and Paul Ferguson.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Kevin “Geordie” Walker– guitar
  • Paul Raven– bass guitar
  • Paul Ferguson– vocals, drums
  • Nigel Mills – recording engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Paul Raven, and Geordie Walker.

  1. The Gathering
  2. Fun and Games
  3. Rejuvenation
  4. Frenzy
  5. Harlequin
  6. Feast of Blaze
  7. Song and Dance
  8. Dominator
  9. Let’s All Go (To the Fire Dances)
  10. Lust Almighty

In June 1987.

In June 1987, “E.G.” label released “Desire”, the second Toyah studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Mike Hedges.

Personnel:

  • Toyah Willcox– vocals
  • Robert Fripp- guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • Mike Hedges – mixing
  • Haydn Bendall- engineer, mixing
  • The Quick – mixing
  • John Porter– mixing
  • Carrie Branovan – photography

Track listing:

  1. Echo Beach – Mark Gane
  2. Moonlight Dancing – Toyah Willcox, Joel Bogen, Nick Graham
  3. Revive the World – Toyah Willcox, Tony Geballe
  4. The View – Toyah Willcox, Adrian Lee
  5. Moon Migration – Toyah Willcox, Bruce Woolley
  6. Love’s Unkind – Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte
  7. Dear Diary – Toyah Willcox, Simon Darlow
  8. Deadly as a Woman – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham
  9. Goodbye Baby – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham, Simon Darlow
  10. When a Woman Cries – Toyah Willcox
  11. Desire – Toyah Willcox, Robert Fripp

On June 18, 1996.

On June 18, 1996, “Epic” label released “Just Like You”, the third Keb’ Mo’ studio album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by John Porter. In 1997, “Just Like You” won the “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Blues Album”.

Personnel:

  • Keb’ Mo’ – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson- bass guitar
  • Tommy Eyre- keyboards; 11-string guitar
  • Laval Belle, Ricky Fataar- drums
  • Munyungo Jackson – percussion
  • Jackie Farris, Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • John Porter- dobro
  • Larry David – harmonica
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Jim Price – trombone
  • Jim Gordon – clarinet

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Moore (Keb’ Mo’), except where noted.

  1. That’s Not Love – Georgina Graper, Kevin Moore
  2. Perpetual Blues Machine – Georgina Graper, Kevin Moore
  3. More Than One Way Home –John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  4. I’m on Your Side
  5. Just Like You – Georgina Parker, Kevin Moore
  6. You Can Love Yourself
  7. Dangerous Mood – Candy Parton, Kevin Moore
  8. The Action
  9. Hand It Over
  10. Standin’ at the Station – Phil Ramocon, Kevin Moore
  11. Momma, Where’s My Daddy?- Lori Barth, Kevin Moore
  12. Last Fair Deal Gone Down – Robert Johnson
  13. Lullaby Baby Blues – Georgina Graper, Kevin Moore

 

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “E.G.” label released “Let’s Stick Together”, the third Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded 1973 – 1976, at “AIR” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Bryan Ferry.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Chris Spedding- guitar
  • Paul Thompson- drums
  • John Wetton- bass
  • Chris Mercer- tenor saxophone
  • Mel Collins- soprano saxophone
  • Martin Drover – trumpet
  • Eddie Jobson- violin, synthesizer
  • Morris Pert- percussion
  • John Gustafson- bass
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • John Porter- bass
  • Phil Manzanera- guitar
  • David O’List- guitar
  • Neil Hubbard- guitar
  • Ann O’Dell – string arrangement
  • Jackie Sullivan, Helen Chappelle, Paddie McHugh, Doreen Chanter, Vicki Brown, Martha Walker – chorus
  • John Punter, Steve Nye– engineers
  • Jon Walls, Nigel Walker – assistant engineers
  • Richard Wallis – photography

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Stick Together – Wilbert Harrison
  2. Casanova – Brian Ferry
  3. Sea Breezed – Brian Ferry
  4. Shame, Shame, Shame – Jimmy Reed
  5. 2HB – Brian Ferry
  6. The Price of Love – Don Everly, Phil Everly
  7. Chance Meeting – Brian Ferry
  8. It’s Only Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. You Go to My Head – Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
  10. Re-Make/Re-Model – Brian Ferry
  11. Heart on My Sleeve – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle

On July 5, 1974.

On July 5, 1974, “island” label released “Another Time, Another Place”, the second Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Island Studios”, “Ramport Studios” and “AIR studios” in London, and was produced by  Bryan Ferry and John Punter.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocal, harmonica, organ, cover concept
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Chris Mercer – tenor saxophone
  • David O’List– guitar
  • Ruan O’Lochlainn – alto saxophone
  • John Porter– guitar
  • Chris Pyne– trombone
  • John Wetton– bass guitar, fiddle
  • Tony Carr, Tony Charles, Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Paul Cosh, Martin Drover– trumpet
  • Jeff Daly, Bob Efford, Ronnie Ross– saxophone
  • Malcolm Griffiths – trombone
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • John Punter– bass guitar
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Mark Warner – guitar
  • Chorus: Vicki Brown, Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John, Liza Strike
  • Strings arranged by Ann Odell
  • Brass arranged by Martyn Ford
  • Engineer: John Punter
  • Assistant engineers: Rhett Davies, Mark Dodson, Gary Edwards, Sean Milligan
  • Photography: Eric Boman
  • Design: Nicholas de Ville
  • Artwork: Bob Bowkett
  • Fashion: Antony Price

Track listing:

  1. The ‘In’ Crowd – Billy Page
  2. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach
  3. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  4. Funny How Time Slips Away – Willie Nelson
  5. You Are My Sunshine – Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell
  6. (What a) Wonderful World – Sam Cooke, Herb Alpert, Lou Adler
  7. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  8. Fingerpoppin’ – Ike Turner
  9. Help Me Make It Through the Nigh – Ike Turner
  10. Another Time, Another Place – Brian Ferry

On August 9, 2005.

Man alivess

On August 9, 2005, “Titan/Pyramid Records” labels released “Man Alive!”, the eight Stephen Stills solo studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Stephen Stills and Joe Vitale.

Personnel:

  • Willie Bobo – percussion
  • Pete Escovedo – percussion
  • Mike Finnigan– organ, background vocals
  • Dorian Holley – background vocals
  • Brooks Hunnicutt – background vocals
  • Mortonette Jenkins – background vocals
  • Marlena Jeter – background vocals
  • Gerald Johnson– bass, bass guitar
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, percussion
  • Joe Lala– percussion
  • Steve Madeo – trumpet
  • George Terry– guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Joe Vitale– drums, keyboards, organ, percussion, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Jimmy Zavelo – harp
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Graham Nash– background vocals
  • Bill Meeker – drums
  • George “Chocolate” Perry– bass, bass guitar, background vocals
  • Jennifer Stills – background vocals
  • Stephen Stills – bass, guitar, bass guitar, organ, percussion, piano, vocals, background vocals
  • Neil Young– guitar, vocal harmony, vocals
  • Michael Braunstein – engineer
  • Andy Brohard – digital engineer
  • John Hiler – mixing
  • Russ Kunkel – digital engineer, executive producer
  • John Porter – digital engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t It Always – Stephen Stills
  2. Feed The People – Stephen Stills
  3. Hearts Gate – Stephen Stills
  4. Round the Bend – Stephen Stills
  5. I Don’t Get It – Stephen Stills
  6. Around Us – Joe Vitale, Stephen Stills
  7. Ole Man Trouble – Booker T Jones
  8. Different Man – Traditional
  9. Piece of Me – Stephen Stills
  10. Wounded World – Stephen Stills, Graham Nash
  11. Drivin’ Thunder – Stephen Stills, Neil Young
  12. Acadienne – Stephen Stills
  13. Spanish Suite – Stephen Stills

On March 23, 1973.

Roxy_Music_-_For_Your_Pleasure

On March 23 1973, “Island” label released “For Your Pleasure”, the second Roxy Music album. It was recorded in February 1973, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas, John Anthony, Brian Ferry, Brian Eno, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, Paul Thompson and John Porter. It was band’s last album to feature Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, piano, Hohner Pianet,  Mellotron,  harmonica, art direction, cover art concept
  • Brian Eno– VCS3 synthesiser, backing vocals
  • Andy Mackay– oboe, saxophone, Farfisa electronic organ
  • Phil Manzanera– electric guitar
  • Paul Thompson– drums
  • John Porter– bass guitar
  • John Middleton, John Punter – sound engineer
  • Karl Stoecker – photography
  • Nicholas Deville – art direction, photography
  • CCS – artwork
  • Amanda Lear– cover star

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry.

  1. Do the Strand
  2. Beauty Queen
  3. Strictly Confidential
  4. Editions of You
  5. In Every Dream Home a Heartache
  6. The Bogus Man
  7. Grey Lagoons
  8. For Your Pleasure