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Stray Cats: 40

On May 24, 2019, “Surfdog Records” label released “40”, the ninth Stray Cats studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Peter Collins.


  • Brian Setzer – lead vocals, guitars
  • Lee Rocker – vocals, bass guitar
  • Slim Jim Phantom – vocals, drums
  • Vance Powell – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Fahey – engineer assistant
  • Sean Badum – engineer assistant
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • Daniel Bacigalupi – mastering assistant
  • Scrojo Designs – art direction, layout, design
  • Russ Harrington – photography
  • Suzie Kaplan – photography

Track listing:

  1. Cat Fight (Over a Dog Like Me) – Brian Setzer, Mike Himelstein
  2. Rock It Off – Brian Setzer, Mike Himelstein
  3. I’ve Got Love If You Want It
  4. Cry Danger – Brian Setzer, Mike Himelstein, Mike Campbell
  5. I Attract Trouble – Brian Setzer, Mike Himelstein
  6. Three Time’s a Charm – Brian Setzer, Mike Himelstein
  7. That’s Messed Up – Brian Setzer, Mike Himelstein
  8. When Nothing’s Going Right – Lee Rocker as Leon Drucker
  9. Desperado – Brian Setzer
  10. Mean Pickin’ Mama – Brian Setzer
  11. I’ll Be Looking Out for You – Brian Setzer
  12. Devil Train – Brian Setzer

Brian Setzer: Rockabilly Riot: All Original

On August 12, 2014, “Surfdog” label released “Rockabilly Riot!: All Original”, the ninth Brian Setzer studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “RCA Studio A” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Collins.


  • Brian Setzer – vocals, guitar
  • Paul Franklin – pedal steel guitar
  • Kevin McKendree – piano
  • Chris Pelcer – organ
  • Mark W. Winchester – bass
  • Noah Levy – drums
  • Joey Nardone – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Shake
  2. Rockabilly Blues
  3. Vinyl Records
  4. Lemme Slide
  5. Nothing’s is a Sure Thing
  6. What’s Her Name?
  7. Calamity Jane
  8. The Girl with the Blues in Her Eyes
  9. Stiletto Cool
  10. I Should’a Had a V-8
  11. Blue Lights, Big City
  12. Cock-a-doodle Don’t

Harold McNair

On March 7, 1971, Harold McNair died aged 39. He was musician (saxophone, flute), recorded and performed with many artists including Quincy Jones, Tony Crombie, Jack Costanzo,Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Philly Joe Jones, John Cameron, Blossom Dearie, Jon Hendricks, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, Ginger Baker’s Air Force (Polydor, 1970), with Steve Winwood, Phil Seamen, Johnny Harris, Donovan, The Picadilly Line, Lionel Bart, Steamhammer, Davy Graham, John Martyn, Don Partridge, Syd Dale, Brian Bennett, Kathe Green, Alun Ashworth Jones, Magna Carta, Marc Brierley, Nick Drake – Bryter Layter, CCS, Peter Collins, Peter Collins, Rosetta Hightower, Cressida, Caetano Veloso, Alexis Korner, Seven Ages of Man and Tim Hollier. As band leader he released ten albums.

On September 2, 1985.

On September 2, 1985, “10” and “Virgin” labels released “Run for Cover”, the fifth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Marcus Music”, “Eel Pie Studios”, “Sarm East Studios”, “Westside Studios”, Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns, Gary Moore, Peter Collins, Beau Hill, and Mike Stone.


  • Gary Moore– lead and backing vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Phil Lynott– lead, co-lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Richards– keyboards
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Bob Daisley– bass guitar
  • Gary Ferguson – drums
  • Charlie Morgan– drums, electronic drums
  • Paul Thompson– drums
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – sampled drums
  • Tony Platt– engineer, mixing
  • Mike Stone– mixing
  • Stephen BenBen – engineer
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Stuart Breed – assistant engineer
  • Mark Saunders– assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Run for Cover
  2. Reach for the Sky
  3. Military Man – Phil Lynott, Laurence Archer, Mark Stanway
  4. Empty Rooms – Gary Moore, Neil carter
  5. Out in the Fields
  6. Once in a Lifetime
  7. All Messed Up – Gary Moore, Carter Hughes
  8. Listen to Your Heartbeat


Gary Moore: Wild Frontier

On March 9, 1987, “10” and “Virgin” labels released “Wild Frontier”, the sixth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1986 and was produced by Peter Collins, Pete Smith, James “Jimbo” Barton and Gary Moore.


  • Gary Moore– lead and backing vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Daisley– bass
  • Roland Kerridge – drum programming
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Porter– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Over the Hills and Far Away
  2. Wild Frontier
  3. Take a Little Time
  4. The Loner
  5. Friday on My Mind – George Young, Harry Vanda
  6. Strangers in the Darkness – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  7. Thunder Rising – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  8. Johnny Boy

On July 2, 1991.

On July 2, 1991, “Epic” label released “Hey Stoopid”, the twelfth Alice Cooper solo album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, and was produced by Peter Collins.


  • Alice Cooper– vocals, harmonica
  • Stef Burns – guitar
  • Hugh McDonald– bass
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Slash– guitar
  • Joe Satriani– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Vai– guitar
  • Vinnie Moore– guitar
  • Mick Mars– guitar
  • Nikki Sixx– bass
  • John Webster– keyboards, Hammond B3 Organ
  • Robert Bailey – keyboards
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Chris Boardman – string arrangement
  • Steve Croes – synclavier
  • Ozzy Osbourne– backing vocals
  • Zachary Nevel – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Hey Stoopid – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer
  2. Love’s a Loaded Gun – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti
  3. Snakebite – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer, Lance Bulen, Kelly Keeling
  4. Burning Our Bed – Alice Cooper, Al Pitrelli, Bob Pfeifer, Steve West
  5. Dangerous Tonight – Alice Cooper, Desmond Child
  6. Might as Well Be on Mars – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Desmond Child
  7. Feed My Frankenstein – Alice Cooper, Zodiac Mindwarp, Ian Richardson, Nick Coler
  8. Hurricane Years – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer
  9. Little by Little – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer
  10. Die for You – Alice Cooper, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, Jim Vallance
  11. Dirty Dreams – Alice Cooper, Bob Pfeifer, Jim Vallance
  12. Winf-Up-Toy – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer


On March 12, 2002.

On March 12, 2002, “Epic” label released “Become You”, the eighth Indigo Girls studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Peter Collins.


  • Amy Ray – vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, harmonica
  • Emily Saliers – vocals, 6 and 12 string acoustic guitars, classical guitar, electric guitar, bouzouki, mandolin
  • Carol Isaacs– Hammond B-3, Wurlitzer, piano, accordion, penny whistle, recorder, percussion
  • Clare Kenny– acoustic and electric bass guitars
  • Brady Blade– drums, percussion
  • Michelle Malone– vocals, harmonica
  • Dan Higgins– saxophone
  • Jerry Hey– string arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Moment of Forgiveness – Amy Ray
  2. Deconstruction – Emily Saliers
  3. Become You – Amy Ray
  4. You’ve Got to Show – Emily Saliers
  5. Yield – Amy Ray
  6. Collecting You – Emily Saliers
  7. Hope Alone – Emily Saliers, Annie Roboff
  8. Bitterroot – Amy Ray
  9. Our Deliverance – Emily Saliers
  10. Starkville – Amy Ray
  11. She’s Saving Me – Emily Saliers
  12. Nuevas Señoritas – Amy Ray

On August 1, 2000.

On August 1, 2000, “Interscope” label released “Vavoom!”, the fourth Brian Setzer Orchestra studio album. It was recorded in 2000,, and was produced by Glen Ballard, Peter Collins and Dave Darling.


  • Brian Setzer – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Winchester – bass
  • Bernie Dresel – drums, percussion
  • Ray Hermann – saxophone
  • Tim Misica – saxophone
  • George McMullen, Robbie Hioki – trombone
  • Kevin Norton – trumpet
  • Mike Himelstein – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Setzer, except where noted.

  1. Pennsylvania 6-5000 – Brian Setzer, Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Carl Sigman, Mike Himelstein
  2. Jumpin’ East of Java
  3. Americano – Brian Setzer, Renato Carosone
  4. If You Can’t Rock Me
  5. Gettin’ In the Mood – Mike Himelstein
  6. Drive Like Lightning (Crash Like Thunder) – Brian Setzer, Mark Winchester
  7. Mack the Knife – Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht
  8. Caravan – Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
  9. The Footloose Doll
  10. From Here to Eternity – Brian Setzer, Rick Bell
  11. That’s the Kind of Sugar Papa Likes
  12. 49 Mercury Blues
  13. Jukebox
  14. Gloria – Esther Navarro






In May 1984.

In May 1984, “London” label released “Mange Tout”, the second Blancmange album. It was recorded August-November 1983, at “Marcus Music”, “Sarm East” and “Island Studios” in London and “Sigma Sound” in New York City, and was produced by John Luongo, Peter Collins, John Owen Williams, Neil Arthur and Stephen Luscombe.


  • Neil Arthur- vocal, drums, clarinet
  • David Rhodes, Malcolm Ross – guitars
  • Stephen Luscombe – keyboards, piano, trumpet
  • Bobby Collins -bass guitar
  • Neil Jason, David McClymont – bass guitar
  • Pandit Dinesh- tabla, mada, percussion
  • Deepak Khazanchi -sitar
  • Blair Cunningham -Hi-Hat
  • Bashira Johnson -percussion
  • Bashira Johnson -bells, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta – percussion
  • Deepak Khazanchi –santoor
  • The Uptown Horns -horns
  • Valerie Ponomoren -trumpet
  • Joe Mosello – trumpet
  • Vinnie Della-Rocca, Jim Clouse -saxophones
  • Keith O’Quinn, Jack Gale -trombone
  • Andy Findon -flute
  • Gavyn Wright, Roy Gillard -violin
  • Garf Jackson -viola
  • Nigel Warren Green -cello
  • Tawaitha Agee, Brenda White, Vernice – backing vocals
  • Dolette McDonald, Brenda Jay Nelson, Jocelyn Brown, Tawaitha Agee, Brenda White, Vernice, Michelle Cobbs, Janice Pendarvis- backing  vocals
  • James Biondolillo -maestro
  • Linton Naiff – arrangements
  • Jay Mark, Richard Digby-Smith, Julian Mendlesohn, James Docherty, Michael Hutchinson, John Potaka – engineer
  • Femi Jiya, Matthew Wallis, Steve Street, Linda Randazzo, Jimmy Santis, Elisa Gura, Melanie West, Glenn Rosenstein – engineer assistant
  • Dennis Weinrich, John Owen Williams – remix
  • Atkins & Marcx, Town & Country Planning – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Arthur and Stephen Luscombe, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Tell Me
  2. Game Above My Head
  3. Blind Vision
  4. Time Became The Tide
  5. That’s Love, That It Is
  6. Murder
  7. See the Train
  8. All Things Are Nice
  9. My Baby
  10. The Day Before You Came – Andersson, Ulvaeus