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On January 25, 1999.

On January 25, 1999, “Verglas Music” label released “Jabberwocky”, the first of two albums by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman. It was recorded in 1998, at “Thin Ice Studios” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Clive Nolan and Karl Groom.

Personnel:

  • Clive Nolan – keyboards, engineer
  • Oliver Wakeman – keyboards
  • Pete Gee – fretless bass
  • Ian Salmon – guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – guitars
  • Jon Jeary – acoustic guitar
  • Tony Fernandez – drums
  • Bob Catley as The Boy
  • Tracy Hitchings as The Girl
  • James Plumridge as The Jabberwock
  • Paul Allison as The Tree
  • Rick Wakeman – The Narrator
  • Michelle Young, Michelle Gulrajani, Suzanne Chenery, Tracy Hitchings, Sian Roberts, John Jowitt, Dave Wagstaffe, Donald Morrison, Ian Gould, John Mitchell, Tina Riley, Clive Nolan – the choir
  • Karl Groom – engineer
  • Matt Goodluck – design, layout
  • Rodney Matthews – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman.

  1. Overture
  2. Coming to Town
  3. Dangerous World
  4. The Forest
  5. A Glimmer of Light
  6. Shadows
  7. Enlightenment
  8. Dancing Water
  9. The Burgundy Rose
  10. The Mission
  11. Call to Arms
  12. Finale

On April 9, 1979.

On April 5, 1979, “CBS” label released “Laser Love”, the second After the Fire studio album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Muff Winwood, Rhett Davies, Rupert Hine, John Leckie, Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell and Igor Twidell.

Personnel:

  • Andy Piercy – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – keyboards
  • John Russell – guitar
  • Igor Twidell – drums

Track listing:

  1. Laser Love – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  2. Joy – Peter Banks, Andy Piercy, John Russell, Ivor Twiddell
  3. Take Me Higher – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  4. Life in the City – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  5. Suspended Animation – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  6. Like the Power of a Jet – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  7. One Rule For You – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  8. Time to Think – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  9. Timestar – Peter Banks
  10. Check It Out – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks

 

On March 19, 1982.

On March 19, 1982, “CBS” label released “Batteries Not Included”, the fourth and final After the Fire album. It was recorded in 1981, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mack.

Personnel:

  • Andy Piercy – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – keyboards
  • John Russell – guitar
  • Pete King – drums

All tracks by Andy Piercy and Peter Banks, except where noted.

  1. Short Change
  2. Frozen Rivers
  3. Sometimes – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell
  4. Sailing Ship
  5. I Don’t Understand Your Love
  6. The Stranger
  7. Rich Boys
  8. Carry Me Home
  9. Dancing in the Shadows
  10. Space Walking
  11. Gina
  12. Stuck in Paris (Nowhere To Go)
  13. Bright Lights

In February 1972.

In February 1972, “Sovereign Records” label released the self-titled, debut Flash studio album. It was recorded in November 1971, at “De lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Peter Banks– electric, acoustic and Spanish guitars, ARP synthesizer, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Colin Carter – lead vocals, percussion, arrangements
  • Ray Bennett – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, arrangements
  • Mike Hough – voice, drums, percussion, cymbals, arrangements
  • Tony Kaye– ARP synthesizer, Hammond organ, piano
  • Martin Birch– engineer
  • Maurice Tate – artwork
  • Barry Wentzell – photography
  • Hipgnosis– design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Small Beginnings – Peter Banks, Colin Carter
  2. Morning Haze – Ray Bennett
  3. Children of the Universe – Ray Bennett
  4. Dreams of Heaven – Peter Banks, Colin Carter
  5. The Time it Takes – Peter Banks, Colin Carter

On August 15, 2013.

On August 15, 2013, Days Between Stations self released “In Extremis”, band’s second album.

Personnel:

  • Sepand Samzadeh– synthesizer, guitar
  • Oscar Fuentes – synthesizer, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Peter Banks – 2nd lead and rhythm guitar
  • Billy Sherwood– lead vocals, drums
  • Matt Bradford – dobro
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Rick Wakeman- keyboard solo
  • Colin Moulding- lead vocals
  • Ali Nouri – tar solo
  • Jeffery Samzadeh – sonati vocals
  • The Barbershop Quartet – Pat Claypool, Matt Gray, Eric Orr, David Rakita
  • Chris Tedesco and The Angel City Orchestra
  • Paul Whitehead – artwork, layout

Track listing:

All music by Sepand Samzadeh and Oscar Fuentes. All lyrics by Sepand Samzadeh, Oscar Fuentes and Billy Sherwood.

  1. No Cause For Alarm
  2. In Utero
  3. Visionary
  4. Blackfoot
  5. The Man Who Died Two Time
  6. Waltz In E Minor
  7. Eggshell Man
  8. In Extremis
  • Part I: Mass
  • Part II: On The Ground
  • Part III: A Requiem
  • Part IV: Writing on Water
  • Part V: Overland
  • Part VI: Traveler

On May 15, 2013.

On May 15, 2013, Days Between Stations self released “In Extremis”, bands second album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Sepand Samzadeh and Oscar Fuentes.

Personnel:

  • Sepand Samzadeh– synthesizer, guitar
  • Oscar Fuentes – synthesizer, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Peter Banks – 2nd Lead and rhythm guitar
  • Matt Bradford – dobro
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Colin Moulding- lead vocals
  • Jeffery Samzadeh – sonati vocals
  • Ali Nouri – tar solo
  • Billy Sherwood– lead vocals, drums
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • The Barbershop Quartet – Pat Claypool, Matt Gray, Eric Orr, David Rakita
  • Chris Tedesco & The Angel City Orchestra
  • Paul Whitehead – artwork, layout

Track listing:

All music by Sepand Samzadeh and Oscar Fuentes, all lyrics by Sepand Samzadeh, Oscar Fuentes and Billy Sherwood.

  1. No Cause For Alarm
  2. In Utero
  3. Visionary
  4. Blackfoot
  5. The Man Who Died Two Times
  6. Waltz In E Minor
  7. Eggshell Man
  8. In Extremis
  • Part I: Mass
  • Part II: On The Ground
  • Part III: A Requiem
  • Part IV: Writing on Water
  • Part V: Overland
  • Part VI: Traveler

On February 28, 2011.

On February 28, 2011, “Barking Moondog” label relased “Electronic Church Muzik”, the fourth Ant-Bee studio album. It was recorded over the course of several years, and was produced by Billy James.

Personnel:

  • Billy James (The Ant-Bee) – vocals, tape,  percussion,  Mellotron, vibraphone, guitar, keyboards, harp, cuica, washboard, violin,  choir
  • Jan Akkerman– guitar
  • Daevid Allen– vocals
  • Artemiy Artemiev– keyboards
  • Peter Banks– guitar
  • Jimmy Carl Black– spoken word
  • Mark Boston(as Rockette Morton) – bass guitar
  • Michael Bruce– guitar, bass guitar, sitar, vocala, keyboards
  • Napoleon Murphy Brock– vocals
  • Bruce Cameron– guitar, bass guitar, sitar
  • Jack Dougherty – pedal steel guitar
  • Peter Frohmader– keyboards, electronics
  • Bunk Gardner– saxophone, flute
  • Buzz Gardner– trumpet
  • Cor Gout – vocals
  • Moogy Klingman– keyboards
  • Bill Harkleroad(Zoot Horn Rollo) – guitar
  • Mike Logiovino – bass guitar
  • Rod Martin – trumpet
  • Groucho Marx– vocals
  • Zad McGough – background vocals
  • Alessandro Pizzin – keyboards
  • Don Preston– Moog synthesizer, keyboards, electronics
  • George Scala – recorder
  • Jim Sherwood(as Motorhead) – snorks
  • Gilli Smyth– vocals, spoken word

Track listing:

  1. Birth – Billy James, Gilli Smyth
  2. Living – Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Alice Cooper, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith
  3. The Language of the Body – Billy James, Daevid Allen
  4. Eye of Agamoto – Don Preston
  5. The Guff (Hall of Souls) – Peter Banks, Billy James, Gilli Smyth
  6. Mallard Flies Towards Heaven – Bill Harkleroad
  7. Ant-Bee’s Sunday Supper
  8. Flutter-Bye, Butter-Flye – Michael Bruce, Billy James
  9. Endless Journey – Peter Banks
  10. The Light – Billy James, Alessandro Pizzin
  11. Mannah – Jan Akkerman
  12. Psalm 23
  13. Hallelujah – Peter Frohmader, Billy James
  14. The Wrath – Part One (The Flood) – Billy James
  15. Secrets of the Dead – Bruce Cameron, Billy James
  16. Pennies From Heaven – Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston
  17. The Wrath – Part Two (Baptism Through Fire) – Billy James
  18. The Lords Prayer
  19. Angels
  20. Don’t You Ever Learn? – Todd Rundgren
  21. Re-Birth – Billy James, Gilli Smyth
  22. Final Benediction – Lord We Thank You

 

 

 

On January 31, 2017.

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On January 31, 2017, John Kenneth Wetton died aged 67. He was singer, bassist, and songwriter, best known as founding member and bass player of King Crimson and Asia. He has recorded and performed with Mogul Thrash, Family,  Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, U.K., Jack-Knife, Wishbone Ash, Phenomena, Gordon Haskell, Renaissance, Qango, Brian Eno, Ayreon,Steve Howe, Bill Bruford, Geoff Downes, Larry Norman, Alan White, Billy Sherwood, Peter Banks, Bryan Ferry, Pete Sinfield, Roger Chapman, Duncan Mackay, Atoll, District 97, Ayreon, Eddie Jobson, David Cross and Steve Hackett. Wetton also had successful solo career and has released six solo studio albums.

 

On July 25, 1969.

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On July 25, 1969, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled debut Yes album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Advision” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Paul Clay and Yes.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson: lead vocals, incidental percussion
  • Peter Banks: guitars, vocals
  • Chris Squire: bass guitar, vocals
  • Tony Kaye: Hammond organ, piano
  • Bill Bruford: drums, vibraphone
  • Haig Adishian: cover design

Track listing:

  1. Beyond & Before – Chris Squire, Clive Bayley
  2. I See You – Jim McGuinn, David Crosby
  3. Yesterday and Today – Jon Anderson
  4. Looking Around – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire
  5. Harold Land – Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford, Chris Squire
  6. Every Little Thing – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  7. Sweetness – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Clive Bayley
  8. Survival – Jon Anderson

On July 24, 1970.

Yes_-_Time_and_a_Word

On July 24, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Time and a Word”, the second Yes studio album. It was recorded November 1969 – January 1970, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Colton.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson: lead vocals, percussion
  • Peter Banks: electricand acoustic guitars, vocals
  • Chris Squire: bass guitar, vocals
  • Tony Kaye: Hammond organ, piano
  • Bill Bruford: drums, percussion
  • David Foster: vocals

Track listing:

  1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed – Richie Havens
  2. Then – Jon Anderson
  3. Everydays – Stephen Stills
  4. Sweat Dreams – Jon Anderson, David Foster
  5. The Prophet – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire
  6. Clear Days – Jon Anderson
  7. Astral Traveler – Jon Anderson
  8. Time and Word – Jon Anderson, David Foster