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On October 25, 1999.

On October 25, 1999, “Virgin” label released “As Time Goes By”, the tenth Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies.


  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocals, synthesizer, arrangements, art direction
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Alan Barnes- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Bucknail – clarinet
  • Wilfred Gibson – violin
  • Bob Hunt – trombone
  • Chris Laurence – bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • John Sutton – drums
  • Enrico Tomasso – trumpet
  • Hugh Webb – harp
  • Gavyn Wright– violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Boguslaw Kostecki – violin
  • Jose Libertella – bandoneon
  • Luis Stazo – bandoneon
  • Paul Clarvis – drums
  • Philip Dukes – viola
  • Colin Good – piano, musical director, arrangements
  • Anthony Pike – clarinet
  • Jim Tomlinson – clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Richard Jeffries – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Earle Smith – trombone
  • Abraham Leborovich – violin
  • Robert Fowler – clarinet
  • Martin Wheatley – banjo
  • Timothy Lines – clarinet
  • David White – clarinet
  • Nils Solberg – guitar
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Cynthia Millar – ondes Martenot
  • James Sanger – programming
  • Mark Tucker – engineer
  • Steve Pelluet – assistant engineer
  • Chris Dibble, Sven Taits – additional engineering
  • Robin Trower- associate producer
  • Nick de Ville – art direction
  • Bogdan Zarkowski – artwork
  • Mike Owen – photography

Track listing:

  1. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  2. The Way You Look Tonight – Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
  3. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  4. I’m in the Mood for Love – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  5. Where or When – Rodgers and Hart
  6. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful – Harry Woods
  7. Sweet and Lovely – Charles Daniels, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias
  8. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  9. Time on My Hands – Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon
  10. Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein
  11. Falling in Love Again – Friedrich Hollaender, Sammy Lerner
  12. Love Me or Leave Me – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  13. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  14. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  15. September Song – Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson


On October 25, 2015.

On October 25, 2015, Marlo Henderson died aged 64. He was guitarist, saxophonist, song-writer and producer, played and recorded with many famous musicians including  Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Michael Jackson, Buddy Miles, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Minnie Riperton, Stevie Wonder, Wonderlove, The Emotions, Andre Lewis and Maxayn.

On October 25, 2010.

On October 25, 2010, “Virgin” label released “Olympia”, the thirteenth Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Bryan Ferry, Rhett Davies and Johnson Somerset.


  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer
  • David Williams, Nile Rodgers, Oliver Thompson, Dave Stewart, Neil Hubbard, David Gilmour, Jonny Greenwood, Phil Manzanera, Chris Spedding, Merlin Ferry – guitar
  • Marcus Miller, Flea, Gary “Mani” Mounford, Andy Cato– bass
  • Colin Good, Steve Nieve– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark, Tara Ferry, Emily Dolan Davies – drums
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Aleysha Gordon, Hannah Khemoh, Sewuese Abwa, Alice Retif, Katie Turner, Ruby Turner, Me’sha Bryan, Shar White – chorus
  • John Monkman, Robin “Radar” Rimbaud, Chris Mullings – electronics
  • Anthony Pleeth– cello
  • Perry Montague-Mason, Emlyn Singleton – violin
  • Vicci Wardman – viola
  • Andy Mackay– oboe
  • Simon Willey – engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Adam Whitehead – photography
  • Kate Moss- cover model
  • John Galliano- couture

Track listing:

  1. You Can Dance – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart
  2. Alphaville – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart
  3. Heartache by Numbers – Bryan Ferry, Scissor Sisters
  4. Me Oh My – Bryan Ferry
  5. Shameless – Bryan Ferry, Andy Cato, Tom Findlay
  6. Song for the Siren – Tim Buckley, Larry Beckett
  7. No Face, No Name, No Number – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood
  8. BF Bass (Ode to Olympia) – Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  9. Reason or Rhyme – Bryan Ferry
  10. Tender Is The Night – Bryan Ferry, David A. Stewart

On October 25, 1984.

On October 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Bright Red”, the fifth Laurie Anderson studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “The Lobby” and “Skyline Studios” in New York City and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson.


  • Laurie Anderson – vocals, keyboards
  • Brian Eno- treatments, keyboards
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Lou Reed– vocals, guitar
  • Adrian Belew- guitar
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals
  • Phillip Ballou – background vocals
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Ben Fenner – bass
  • Guy Klucevsek– accordion
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Greg Cohen– guitar, bass
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Kevin Killen – treatments
  • Neil Conti– shaker
  • Dougie Browne – drums
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen– music director
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Joe Ferla – additional basic tracks engineer
  • Ben Fenner – overdubs engineer
  • Alec Head – additional overdubs engineer
  • Hiro Ishihara, Andy Baker, Danton Supple, Miles Green – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Yolanda Cuomo – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson except where noted

Bright Red

  1. Speechless (the Eagle and the Weasel)
  2. Bright Red – additional lyrics from Isaiah
  3. The Puppet Motel – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. Speak My Language
  5. World Without End
  6. Freefall
  7. Muddy River – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno


  1. Beautiful Pea Green Boat – additional lyrics from “The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
  2. Love Among the Sailors
  3. Poison – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. In Our Sleep – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, music by Laurie Anderson
  5. Night in Baghdad
  6. Tightrope – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  7. Same Time Tomorrow

On October 25, 2014.


On October 25, 2014, John Symon Asher “Jack” Bruce aka Jack Bruce died aged 71. Being musician, singer and songwriter, he is 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.

On October 25, 1994.


On October 25, 1994, “Reprise” label released “Turbulent Indigo”, the fifteenth Joni Mitchell album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein. The album won “Grammy Award” for “Pop Album of the Year”.The album takes inspiration from artist Vincent van Gogh, both for Mitchell’s self-portrait on the cover, and the song “Turbulent Indigo”.


  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Larry Klein- organ, bass
  • Wayne Shorter- soprano saxophone
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Michael Landau- electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel guitar
  • Steuart Smith- guitar
  • Seal- vocals
  • Bill Dillon – synthesizer
  • Charles Valentino – backing vocals
  • Kris Kello – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell; except where noted.

  1. Sunny Sunday
  2. Sex Kills
  3. How Do You Stop
  4. Charlie Midnight, Dan Hartman
  5. Turbulent Indigo
  6. Last Chance Lost
  7. The Magdalene Laundries
  8. Not to Blame
  9. Borderline
  10. Yvette in English – Joni Mitchell, David Crosby
  11. The Sire of Sorrow (Job’s Sad Song)

On October 25, 1977.


On October 25, 1977, “Columbia” label released “Watermark”, the third Art Garfunkel solo studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Art Garfunkel and Phil Ramone. The album cover photo was taken by actress Laurie Bird, Garfunkel’s girlfriend.


  • Art Garfunkel – vocals
  • Derek Bell – harmonica
  • Stephen Bishop– guitar, background vocals
  • Paul Simon– acoustic guitar, vocals
  • James Taylor– vocals
  • Paul Desmond– alto saxophone
  • Bob Dorough– vocals
  • Pete Carr– guitar
  • Tommy Vig– vibraphone, background vocals
  • Leah Kunkel– background vocals
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Jimmy Webb– keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • David Campbell– arranger
  • David Crosby– background vocals
  • Christopher Dedrick – arranger
  • Fred Farell – vocals
  • Joe Farrell– flute, English horn, oboe
  • Martin Fay– fiddle
  • Carol Flamm – vocals
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Jimmie Haskell– arranger
  • Ed Hasselbrink – vocals
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Shelley Hirsch – vocals
  • David Hood– bass
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Craig Krampf– percussion
  • Thomas Latondre – percussion, handclapping
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Paddy Moloney– uilleann pipes, tin whistle
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Oklahoma Uni Chorale – vocals
  • Joe Osborn– bass
  • Bill Payne– synthesizer
  • Tom Roady – percussion
  • Jack Schroer– saxophone
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Alexandra Stavrou – vocals
  • Richard Tee– electric piano
  • Michael Tubridy– flute
  • Seán Keane– fiddle

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Webb; except where noted

  1. Crying in My Sleep
  2. Marionette
  3. Shine It on Me
  4. Watermark
  5. Saturday Suit
  6. All My Love’s Laughter
  7. (What a) Wonderful World – Herb Alpert, Sam Cooke, Lou Adler
  8. Shuck’n Jive
  9. Paper Chase
  10. She Moved Through the Fair – Traditional
  11. Someone Else (1958)
  12. Wooden Planes


On October 25, 1971.


On October 25, 1971, “Epic” label released “Rough and Ready”, the third Jeff Beck Group studio album. It was recorded April – July 1971, and was produced by Jeff Beck. “Rough and Ready” is the first of two albums released with second The Jeff Beck Group.


  • Jeff Beck: guitars, bass
  • Bobby Tench: vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Max Middleton: piano, keyboards
  • Clive Chaman: bass
  • Cozy Powell: drums

Track listing:

  1. Got the Feeling – Jeff Beck
  2. Situation – Jeff Beck
  3. Short Business – Jeff Beck
  4. Max’s Tune – Max Middleton
  5. I’ve Been Used – Jeff Beck
  6. New Ways/Train Train – Jeff Beck
  7. Jody – Jeff Beck, Brian Short

On October 25, 1969.

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On October 25, 1969, “Harvest” label released “Ummagumma”,  the fourth Pink Floyd album. It was recorded on 27 April 1969 at the “Mothers Club” in Birmingham,  and  on 2 May 1969 at “Manchester College of Commerce” in  Manchester, and was produced by Norman Smith, David Gilmour, Nick mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright. “Ummagumma” was double album, the first record containing live materials and the second record containing solo compositions by each member of the band.  The album artwork was created by Hipgnosis.


  • David Gilmour – lead guitar, vocals, all instruments and vocals on “The Narrow Way”
  • Nick Mason – percussion, all instruments (except flutes) on “The Grand Vizier’s Garden Party”
  • Roger Waters – bass guitar, vocals, all instruments and vocals on “Grantchester Meadows” and all instruments on “Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict”
  • Richard Wright – organ, keyboards, vocals, all instruments and vocals on “Sysyphus”
  • Lindy Mason – flutes
  • Ron Geesin – additional vocals

Track listing

Record one – live album

  1. Astronomy Domine – Syd Barrett
  2. Careful With That Axe, Eugene – Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason, David Gilmour
  3. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun – Roger Waters
  4. A Saucerful of Secrets – Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason, David Gilmour

Record two – studio album

  1. Sysyphus (Parts 1-4) – Richard Wright
  2. Grantchester Meadows – Roger Waters
  3. Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict – Roger Waters
  4. The Narrow Way (Parts 1-3) – David Gilmour
  5. The Grand Vizier’s Garden Party (Part 1: Entrance; Part 2: Entertainment; Part 3: Exit – Nick Mason

On October 25, 1968.


On October 25, 1968, “Island” label released “This Was”, the debut Jethro Tull  album.  It was recorded June 1968 – August 1968, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Terry Ellis, Ian Anderson, Mick Abrahams, Glenn Cornick, Clive Bunker and David Palmer. This is the only studio album recorded with Mick Abrahams.


  • Ian Anderson– lead vocals, flute, mouth organ, “claghorn”, piano
  • Mick Abrahams– guitar, backing and lead vocals, nine-string guitar
  • Glenn Cornick– bass guitar
  • Clive Bunker– drums, hooter, charm bracelet
  • David Palmer– French horn, orchestral arrangements

Track listing:

  1. My Sunday Feeling – Ian Anderson
  2. Some Day the Sun Won’t Shine For You – Ian Anderson
  3. Beggar’s Farm – Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson
  4. Move on Alone – Mick Abrahams
  5. Serenade to a Cuckoo – Roland Kirk
  6. Dharma for One – Ian Anderson, Clive Bunker
  7. It’s Breaking Me Up – Ian Anderson
  8. Cat’s Squirrel – traditional, arranged by Mick Abrahams
  9. A Song for Jeffrey – Ian Anderson
  10. Round – Ian Anderson, Mick Abrahams, Clive Bunker, Glenn Cornick, Terry Ellis