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On February 9, 1995.

On February 9, 1995, “Chrysalis” label released “Worry Bomb”, the fifth Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine album. It was recorded in 1994, at “The Manor Studio” in Oxfordshire, UK, and was produced by Simon Painter, Jim “Jim Bob” Morrison, Les “Fruitbat” Carter and Wez. It included a limited-edition CD of the live show at “Doma Sportova…Live at Zagreb”, recorded on 20 May 1994.


  • Jim “Jim Bob” Morrison – vocals, guitar
  • Les Fruitbat” Carter – vocals, guitar, bass, keys, programming
  • Wez – drums
  • Steve ‘Barney’ Chase – engineer
  • Mark Hayley – assistant engineer
  • Paul Walton – assistant engineer
  • Dave Garnish – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Metcalf – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Cheap ‘n’ Cheesy
  2. Airplane Food/Airplane Fast Food
  3. Young Offender’s Mum
  4. Gas (Man)
  5. Life And Soul of Party Dies
  6. My Defeatist Attitude
  7. Worry Bomb
  8. Senile Delinquent
  9. Me and Mr. Jones
  10. Let’s Get Tattoos
  11. Going Straight
  12. God Saint Peter and The Guardian Angel
  13. Only Looney Left in Town
  14. Ceasefire

Doma Sportova…Live at Zagreb

  1. Alternative Alf Garnett
  2. Do Re Me So Far So Good
  3. Bachelor for Baden Powell
  4. Re Educating Rita
  5. Only Living Boy In New Cross
  6. Lean On Me I Won’t Fall Over
  7. Granny Farming In The UK
  8. Travis
  9. Sing Fat Lady Sing
  10. Lenny And Terence
  11. Commercial Fucking Suicide

In December 1980.

In December 1990, “New Routes” label released “The Five Seasons”, the seventeenth Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded April – August 1990, at “Woodworm Studios” in Barford St. Michael, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Dave Mattacks and Simon Nicol.


  • Dave Mattacks – drums, percussion, keyboards, harpsichord, mixing
  • Simon Nicol – vocals, guitars, dobro, mixing
  • Maartin Allcock – vocals, guitars, bouzouki, mandolin, accordion, keyboards
  • Ric Sanders – violin
  • Dave Pegg – vocals, acoustic and bass guitars
  • Tim Matyear – engineer
  • Barry Hammond – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Claudy Banks – traditional
  2. Cup of Tea! / A Loaf of Bread / Miss Monahan’s – Maartin Allcock, traditional
  3. All Your Beauty – Barry Lowe, Martin White
  4. Sock In It – Dave Whetstone
  5. Gold – Peter Blegvad
  6. Ginnie – Huw Williams
  7. Mock Morris ’90 (The Green Man/The Cropredy Badger/Molly On The Jetty) – Ric Sanders
  8. The Card Song / Shuffle the Pack – Maartin Allcock, Dave Mattacks, Simon Nicol
  9. The Wounded Whale – Archie Fisher, traditional

On September 25, 1989.

On September 25, 1989, “EMI” label released “Seasons End”, the fifth Marillion studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hookend Recording Studios” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Nick Davis, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, and Ian Mosley.



  • Steve Hogarth – vocals
  • Steve Rothery – guitars
  • Mark Kelly – keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas – bass
  • Ian Mosley – drums
  • Phil Todd – saxophone
  • Jean-Pierre Rasle – pipes
  • Nick Davis – engineer
  • Bill Smith Studio – design
  • Bill Smith, Douglas Brothers – photography

Track listing:

  1. The King of Sunset Town – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  2. Easter – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  3. The Uninvited Guest – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  4. Seasons End – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  5. Holloway Girl – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley
  6. Berlin – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  7. Hooks in You – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, John Helmer
  8. The Space – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, John Helmer, Geoff Dugmore, Harper, Colin Woore


In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Brain” label released “Double Diamond”, the sixth If album. It was recorded in 1973, at “The Manor Studios” in Shipton-on-Cherwell in Oxfordshire, England, and was produced by Lew Futterman.


  • Dick Morrissey– lead and backing vocals, tenor and alto saxophones, flute
  • Steve Rosenthal – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Pete Arnesen – piano, organ, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Fi Trench- piano, backing vocals
  • Kurt Palomaki – bass, backing vocals
  • Cliff Davies- drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Play, Play, Play – Dick Morrissey, Kurt Palomaki
  2. Pebbles on the Beach – Dick Morrissey, B. Morrissey
  3. Pick Me Up (And Put Me Back on the Road) – Cliff Davies
  4. Another Time Around (Is Not for Me) – Cliff Davies
  5. Groupie Blue (Every Day She’s Got the Blues) – Dick Morrissey, T. Preston
  6. Fly, Fly, The Route, Shoot – Kurt Palomaki
  7. Feel Thing Part 1 – Pete Arnesen
  8. Feel Thing Part 2 – Pete Arnesen
  9. Feel Thing Part 3 – Pete Arnesen

On June 24, 1991.

On June 24, 1991, “EMI” label released “Holidays in Eden”, the sixth Marillion studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Hook End Manor” in Oxfordshire, “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Christopher Neil.


  • Steve Hogarth– vocals
  • Steve Rothery– guitar
  • Mark Kelly– keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas– bass, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley– drums, percussion
  • Christopher Neil– backing vocals
  • Rob Eaton – recording, mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Bill Smith Studio – design
  • Sarah Ball – illustration
  • Paul Cox – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, and Ian Mosley, except where noted.

  1. Splintering Heart
  2. Cover My Eyes (Pain and Heaven)
  3. The Party
  4. No One Can
  5. Holiday in Eden – Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, John Helmer
  6. Dry Land – Steve Hogarth, Colin Woore
  7. Waiting to Happen
  8. This Town
  9. The Rakes Progress
  10. 100 Nights

On February 17, 1992.

On February 17, 1992, “Fontana” label released “Seven”, the fourth James studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “The Manor Studios” in Oxfordshire and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Youth, Steve Chase, Tim Booth, Larry Gott, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, Mark Hunter, Andy Diagram and Dave Baynton-Power.


  • Tim Booth– vocals
  • Larry Gott– guitar
  • Jim Glennie- bass guitar
  • Saul Davies– guitar
  • Mark Hunter- piano, keyboards
  • Andy Diagram– trumpet
  • Dave Baynton-Power– drums
  • Durga McBroom— backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Booth, Larry Gott and Jim Glennie.

  1. Born of Frustration
  2. Ring the Bells
  3. Sound
  4. Bring a Gun
  5. Mother
  6. Don’t Wait That Long
  7. Live a Love of Life
  8. Next Lover
  9. Heavens
  10. Protect Me
  11. Seven

On February 12, 2007.

On February 12, 2007, “Matty Grooves” label released “Sense of Occasion”, the 24th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded in November 2006, at “Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Mark Tucker, Tic Sander, Simon Nicol, Gery Conway, Dave Pegg and Chris Leslie.


  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums, percussion, harmonium
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, bass guitar
  • Chris Leslie– vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, violin

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Turning the Wheel – Chris Leslie
  2. Love on a Farmboy’s Wages – Andy Partridge
  3. The Bowman’s Return – Ric Sanders
  4. South Dakota to Manchester – Chris Leslie
  5. Spring Song – Chris Leslie
  6. Polly on the Shore – music by Dave Pegg, lyrics by Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas
  7. Just Dandy – Ric Sanders
  8. Tam Lin – traditional, arranged by Dave Swarbrick
  9. In Our Town – Chris Leslie
  10. Edge of the World – Chris Leslie
  11. Hawkwood’s Army – Pete Scrowther
  12. The Vision – Bob Miller, John Flanagan
  13. Your Heart and Mine – Ric Sanders
  14. Untouchable – Glenn Tilbrook, Christopher Braid
  15. Galileo’s Apology – PJ Wright
  16. Best Wishes – Steve Ashley

In December 1988.

In December 1988, “Rough Trade” label released “Red & Gold”, the 16th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded September to November 1988 at “Woodworm Studios” in Barford St. Michael, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Simon Nicol.


  • Maartin Allcock– vocals, guitars, bouzouki, mandolin, accordion, keyboards
  • Dave Mattacks– drums, percussion, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, acoustic and bass guitars
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, guitars, dobro
  • Tim Matyear – engineer
  • Rob Braviner, Mark Tucker – engineering
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mike Dolan – mixing
  • David Gleeson, Spencer Richards – artwork
  • Malcolm Holmes – booklet design
  • Dawn Robertson, John Woodward – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Set Me Up – Dave Whetstone
  2. The Noise Club – Maartin Allcock
  3. Red and Gold – Ralph McTell
  4. The Beggar’s Song – traditional,arranged by  Maartin Allcock
  5. The Battle – Ric Sanders
  6. Dark Eyed Molly – Archie Fisher
  7. The Rose Hip – Ric Sanders
  8. London River – Rod Shearman
  9. Summer Before the War – Huw Williams
  10. Open the Door Richard – Bob Dylan

On October 12, 1979.

On October 12, 1979, “Virgin” label released “Days in Europa”, the second Skids album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, “The Manor Studios”  in Shipton-on-Cherwell in Oxfordshire, England, and was produced by Bill Nelson. The initiall released album was with an Aryan album cover reminiscent of the 1936 Olympics, with Germanic Gothic-style lettering.


  • Richard Jobson– vocals
  • Stuart Adamson– guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • William Simpson – bass guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Egan– drums
  • Bill Nelson– keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson, except where noted.

  1. Animation
  2. Charade
  3. Dulce et Decorum Est (Pro Patria Mori)
  4. Pros and Cons
  5. Home of the Savedm – Stuart Adamson
  6. Working for the Yankee Dollar
  7. The Olympian
  8. Thanatos
  9. A Day in Europa
  10. Peaceful Times


On May 30, 1973.

On May 30, 1973, “Apple” label released “Living in the Material World”, the fourth George Harrison studio album. It was recorded October 1972–March 1973; February 1971, at “Apple Studios” and “Abbey Road” studios in London; “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by George Harrison and Phil Spector.


  • George Harrison– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, dobro, sitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, electric piano
  • Gary Wright– organ, harmonium, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Klaus Voormann– bass guitar, standup bass, tenor saxophone
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion
  • Jim Horn– saxophones, flute, horn arrangement
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • John Barham– orchestral and choral arrangements
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Jim Gordon– drums, tambourine
  • Pete Ham– acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by George Harrison.

  1. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
  2. Sue Me, Sue You Blues
  3. The Light That Has Lighted the World
  4. Don’t Let Me Wait Too Long
  5. Who Can See It
  6. Living in the Material World
  7. The Lord Loves the One (That Loves the Lord)
  8. Be Here Now
  9. Try Some, Buy Some
  10. The Day the World Gets ‘Round
  11. That Is All