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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Venice in Peril” label released “The Golden Age of Wireless” the debut Thomas Dolby album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Thomas Dolby and Tim Friese-Greene.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Dolby – vocals, drum programs, wave computer, backing vocals, synthesizer, piano, monk voice, kalimba
  • James Allen – backing vocals
  • Kevin Armstrong– guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Birch – guitar, monk voice
  • Bosco – percussion
  • Les Chappel – backing vocals
  • Judy Evans – backing vocals
  • Lesley Fairbairn – backing vocals
  • Mark Heyward-Chaplin – bass guitar
  • Justin Hildreth – drums
  • Simon House– violin
  • Tim Kerr – violin
  • Mutt Lange– backing vocals
  • Simon Lloyd – leadline brass, flute
  • Lene Lovich– backing vocals
  • John Marsh – shipping forecast
  • Daniel Miller– synthesizer
  • Guido Orlando – Chilean translations, distress, grace
  • Andy Partridge– harmonica, percussion
  • Magnus Pyke– voiceover
  • Matthew Seligman– Moog bass
  • Miriam Stockley – backing vocals
  • Bruce Woolley– backing vocals, monk voice
  • Akiko Yano– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Dolby, except where noted.

  1. Flying North
  2. Commercial Breakup – Thomas Dolby, Tim Kerr
  3. Weightless
  4. Europa and the Pirate Twins
  5. Windpower
  6. The Wreck of The Fairchild
  7. Airwaves
  8. Radio Silence
  9. Cloudburst at Shingle Street
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On November 6, 1995.

made-in-heaven

On November 6, 1995, “Parlaphone” label released “Made in Heaven”, the fifteenth Queen studio album. Until the release of “Queen Forever” in 2014, it was the final album containing original material featuring the band’s original line up. Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon worked with vocal and piano parts that Mercury recorded before his death, adding new instrumentation to the recordings. The recordings were made in 1980, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993 – 1995, at “Mountain Studios” in Allerton Hill, Cosford Mill, and “Metropolis Studios”, and were produced by Queen. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”; 2 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 3 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; 2 x Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway”; Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”; 2 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; 3 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, and 4 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Mercury– lead and backing vocals,  piano,  keyboards,  programming
  • Brian May– guitars, keyboards, piano, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Roger Taylor– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • John Deacon– bass guitar, guitar, keyboards
  • Rebecca Leigh-White, Gary Martin, Catherine Porter, Miriam Stockley– backing vocals
  • David Richards– keyboards, co-production, engineering, mixing supervision
  • Justin Shirley-Smith – co-production, engineering
  • Josh Macrae– co-production, engineering
  • Reinhold Mack– recording of additional material in the 80’s
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Richard Gray – artwork, cover photographof Irena Sedlecká’s Mercury sculpture in Montreux

Track listing:

  1. It’s a Beautiful Day – Freddie Mercury, John Deacon
  2. Made in Heaven – Freddie Mercury
  3. Let Me Live – Queen
  4. Mother Love – Freddie Mercury, Brian May
  5. My Life Has Been Saved – Queen, John Deacon
  6. I Was Born to Love You – Freddie Mercury
  7. Heaven for Everyone – Roger Taylor
  8. Too Much Love Will Kill You – Brian May, Frank Musker, Elizabeth Lamers
  9. You Don’t Fool Me – Queen
  10. A Winter’s Tale – Queen, Freddie Mercury
  11. Yeah – Queen
  12. Untitled, Hidden Track – Queen, Brian May, John Taylor, David Richards

 

On August 27, 1991.

Procol_Harum - Prodigal_Stranger

On August 27, 1991, “Zoo Entertainment” label released “The Prodigal Stranger”, the tenth Procol Harum studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Matt Noble with Gary Brooker,Matthew Fisher and Keith Reid. The album was recorded after fourteen years of break-up and was dedicated to the memory of Barrie James (B. J.) Wilson, who had been the drummer on all of the group’s previous albums.

Personnel:

  • Gary Brooker- piano, vocals
  • Matthew Fisher- organ
  • Robin Trower- guitar
  • Mark Brzezicki- drums
  • Dave Bronze- bass guitar
  • Jerry Stevenson- guitar, mandolin
  • Henry Spinetti- drums
  • Steve Lange, Maggie Ryder, Miriam Stockley– Backing vocals
  • Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound, NYC – mastering

Track listing:

  1. The Truth Won’t Fade Away – Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher, Keith Reid
  2. Holding On – Gary Brooker, Keith Reid
  3. Man with a Mission – Gary Brooker, Matt Noble, Keith Reid
  4. (You Can’t) Turn Back the Page – Gary Brooker, Matt Noble, Keith Reid
  5. One More Time – Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher, Keith Reid
  6. A Dream in Ev’ry Home – Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher, Keith Reid
  7. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle – Gary Brooker, Thompson, Keith Reid
  8. The King of Hearts – Gary Brooker, Matt Noble, Keith Reid
  9. All Our Dreams Are Sold – Gary Brooker, Robin Trower, Keith Rei
  10. Perpetual Motion – Gary Brooker, Matt Noble, Keith Reid
  11. Learn to Fly – Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher, Keith Reid
  12. The Pursuit of Happiness – Gary Brooker, Matt Noble, Keith Reid

On January 25, 1989.

After The War

On January 25, 1989, “Virgin” label released Gary Moore’s album “After the War”. 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– backing vocals
  • Sam Brown– backing vocals
  • 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