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In January 1969.

In January 1969, “Pye” label released “Revelation”, the debut Man studio album. It was recorded in December 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and at “Langland Hotel” in Swansea, and was produced by John Schroeder.


  • Mike “Micky” Jones – vocals, lead guitar
  • Deke Leonard(credited as Roger Leonard) – vocals, guitar, harp, piano, percussion
  • Clive John – vocals, organ, piano, guitar
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • Ray Williams – bass
  • John Schroeder – supervision
  • Alan Florence – engineer
  • Malcolm Eade – sound effects

Track listing:

  1. And in the Beginning….. – Roger Leonard
  2. Sudden Life – Roger Leonard, Clive John
  3. Empty Room – Clive John, Ray Williams
  4. Puella! Puella! (Woman! Woman!) – Mike Jones
  5. Love – Roger Leonard
  6. Erotica – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Mike Jones, Jeff Jones, Ray Williams
  7. Blind Man – Roger Leonard
  8. And Castles Rise in Children’s Eyes – Mike Jones
  9. Don’t Just Stand There (Come in Out of the Rain) – Mike Jones
  10. The Missing Pieces – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Martin Ace, Clive Reynolds
  11. The Future Hides its Face – Roger Leonard

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “United Artists” label released “Do You Like It Here Now, Are You Settling In?”, the fourth Man album. It was recorded in August 1971 at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Michael “Micky” Jones, Roger “Deke” Leonard, Clive John, Martin Ace and Terry Williams.


  • Michael “Micky” Jones – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Roger “Deke” Leonard– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Clive John – organ, piano, vocals
  • Martin Ace – bass guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Terry Williams– drums
  • Kingsley “Bass Drum” Ward, Rip van Ralph (Ralph Down), Edmundo Razz (Dave Edmunds) – engineers
  • George Chkiantz – mixing engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael “Micky” Jones, Roger “Deke” Leonard, Clive John, Martin Ace and Terry Williams.

  1. Angel Easy
  2. All Good Clean Fun
  3. We’re Only Children
  4. Many Are Called but Few Get Up
  5. Manillo
  6. Love Your Life


In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Dawn” label released “2 Ozs of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle”, the second Man studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.


  • Micky Jones – lead guitar, vocals
  • Clive John – organ, piano, guitar, vocals
  • Ray Williams – bass, vocals
  • Deke Leonard– guitar, harp, piano, harpsichord, percussion, vocals
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • “Plug” – drums
  • Engineers – Howard Barrow, Alan Florence, Brian Humphries
  • Liner notes – Dinnes Cruickshank

Track listing:

  1. Prelude / The Storm – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
  2. It Is As It Must Be – Clive John, Ray Williams
  3. Spunk Box – Clive John, Micky Jones
  4. My Name Is Jesus Smith – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
  5. Parchment and Candles – Deke Leonard
  6. Brother Arnold’s Red and White Striped Tent – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard

On September 3, 2013.

On September 3, 2013, “Anti” label released “The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You”, the sixth Neko Case studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Tucker Martine.


  • Neko Case – vocals, backing vocals, guitar, tambourine, jingle bells
  • Kelly Hogan– backing vocals
  • Jon Rauhouse – electric guitar, pedal steel guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Paul Rigby – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Tom V. Ray– bass
  • Steve Berlin – MIDI saxophone, baritone saxophone, flute
  • Carl Broemel – electric guitar solo
  • Joey Burns – cello, baritone guitar, bass
  • Tracyanne Campbell – vocals
  • Kurt Dahle– drums
  • Rachael Flotard – backing vocals
  • Tom Hagerman – violin, viola
  • Jim James– backing vocals
  • Bo Koster – piano, organ, Mellotron, bass organ, synths, keyboards, Melodeon, Wurlitzer, clavinet, vibraphone
  • C. Newman– backing vocals
  • Jon Rauhouse – trombone
  • Marc Ribot– piano
  • Craig Schmaucher – chimes
  • Chris Schultz – sonar samples
  • Jacob Venezuela – trumpets
  • Ward– electric guitar, vocals
  • Martin Wenk – trumpets

Track listing:

All tracks by Neko Case, except where noted.

  1. Wild Creatures
  2. Night Still Comes
  3. Man – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  4. I’m from Nowhere – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  5. Bracing for Sunday
  6. Nearly Midnight, Honolulu
  7. Calling Cards – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  8. City Swans – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  9. Afraid – Nico
  10. Local Girl
  11. Where Did I Leave That Fire?
  12. Ragtime – Neko Case, Paul Rigby


In May 1974.

In May 1974, “United Artists” label released “Rhinos, Winos and Lunatics”, the ninth Man album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Morgan Studios” in Willesden and “Trident Studios” in Wardour Street, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.


  • Micky Jones – guitar, vocals
  • Deke Leonard– guitar, vocals
  • Malcolm Morley– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Ken Whaley– basn
  • Terry Williams– drums, vocals
  • Engineers – Peter Kelsey, Martin Levan
  • Liner Notes – Michael Heatley
  • Art Direction, Design – Pierre Tubbs
  • Front and back cover photography – Keith Morris
  • Inside photography – David Redfern International

Track listing:

All tracks by Micky Jones, Deke Leonard, Malcolm Morley, Ken Whaley, Terry Williams except where noted.

  1. Taking The Easy Way Out Again
  2. The Thunder And Lightning Kid
  3. California Silks And Satins – Leonard, Morley
  4. Four Day Louise
  5. Intro
  6. Kerosene
  7. Scotch Corner
  8. Exit

On May 17, 1994.

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On May 17, 1994, “Elektra” label released “New Times”, the sixth Violent Femmes album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Stephen Street.


  • Gordon Gano: vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, violin, organ, baglama
  • Brian Ritchie: electric bass guitar, acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, electric guitar, acoustic piano, electric piano, organ, reed organ, electric sitar, nose flute, theremin, keyboards, electronics, baglama, vocals
  • Guy Hoffman: drums, snare drum, percussion, tranceaphone, puili sticks, vocals
  • Luisa Mann: vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Gano, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Start Me on the Liquor
  2. New Times – Walter Mehring, Henry Marx, Gordon Gano
  3. Breakin’ Up
  4. Key of 2
  5. 4 Seasons
  6. Machine – Gordon Gano, Brian Ritchie
  7. I’m Nothing
  8. When Everybody’s Happy – Gordon Gano, Brian Ritchie
  9. Agamemnon
  10. This Island Life
  11. I Saw You in the Crowd
  12. Mirror Mirror (I See a Damsel)
  13. Jesus of Rio