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In June 1986.

In June 1986, “Alligator” label released “Dancing on the Edge”, the eleventh Roy Buchanan album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Streeterville Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Roy Buchanan, Dick Shurman, and Bruce Iglauer.


  • Roy Buchanan – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Exum – bass guitar
  • Morris Jennings– drums
  • Stan Szelest– keyboards
  • Donald Kinsey– guitar
  • Delbert McClinton– vocals
  • Justin Niebank – mixing
  • Tom Coyne – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks Roy Buchanan; except where noted.

  1. Peter Gunn – Henry Mancini
  2. The Chokin’ Kind – Harlan Howard
  3. Jungle Gym
  4. Drowning on Dry Land — Mickey Gregory, Alan Jones
  5. Petal to the Metal
  6. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  7. Cream of the Crop
  8. Beer Drinking Woman – Peter Chatman
  9. Whiplash
  10. Baby, Baby, Baby – Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin
  11. Matthew

In August 1972.

In August 1972, “Polydor” label released the self-titled, second Roy Buchanan album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant East” in New York City, and was produced by Peter K. Siegel.


  • Roy Buchanan – guitar, vocals
  • Chuck Tilley– vocals
  • Teddy Irwin – rhythm guitar
  • Pete Van Allen – bass
  • Dick Heintze – keyboards
  • Ned Davis – drums
  • Shelly Yakus- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Buchanan except where noted.

  1. Sweet Dreams -Don Gibson
  2. I am a Lonesome Fugitive – Casey Anderson, Liz Anderson
  3. Cajun
  4. John’s Blues
  5. Haunted House – Bob Geddins
  6. Pete’s Blues
  7. The Messiah Will Come Again
  8. Hey Good Lookin’ – Hank Williams


In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Spindizzy” label released the debut album by Grin. It was recorded 1969-1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by David Briggs.The album was dedicated to Roy Buchanan with “special thanks” to Neil Young and Crazy Horse.


  • Nils Lofgren- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Berberich – drums, vocals
  • Bob Gordon – bass, vocals
  • Danny Whitten, Neil Youngand Ralph Molina – harmony vocals
  • Jerry Williams – scat singing
  • Ben Keith- steel guitar
  • Bruce McCauley – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Nils Lofgren

  1. Like Rain
  2. See What A Love Can Do
  3. Everybody’s Missin’ The Sun
  4. 18 Faced Lover
  5. Outlaw
  6. We All Sung Together
  7. If I Were a Song
  8. Take You To The Movies Tonight
  9. Direction
  10. Pioneer Mary
  11. Open Wide
  12. I Had Too Much (Miss Dazi)

On January 25, 1989.

After The War

On January 25, 1989, “Virgin” label released “After the War”, the 9th Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Peter Collins.


  • 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, Sam Brown, 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



On August 14, 1988.

Roy Buchanan

On August 14, 1988, Roy Buchanan died aged 48. He was songwriter and musician (guitar, bass), known as a the pioneer of “Telecaster” sound. Magazine “Guitar Player” praised him as one of the “50 Greatest tones of all time”. Jeff Beck dedicated the song “Cause we’ve ended as lovers” to Buchanan in 1975 on his “Blow by Blow” album.