On May 13, 2008, “In-akustik” label released “In the Midst of Beauty”, the thirteenth Michael Schenker Group album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Studio 2” in Neu-Ulm, Germany, “Phantom Recordings” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Michael Schenker, Romi Schickle and Siggi Schwarz.
On September 30, 1978, “MCA” label released “Back on the Streets”, the debut Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Tsangarides and Gary Moore.
Gary Moore – lead vocals, guitars, guitar synthesizer, mandolin, bass, accordion
Phil Lynott– lead and backing vocals, bass, double bass, acoustic guitar
Don Airey– keyboards, piano, organ
John Mole– bass guitar
Brian Downey– drums, percussion
Simon Phillips– drums, percussion
Chris Tsangarides– engineer
Andrew Warwick, Mark Freguard, Mike Dutton, Mike Hedges, Perry Morgan, Simon Wakefield – assistant engineers
All tracks by Gary Moore and Donna Campbell, except where noted.
On June 14, 1982, “Atco” label released “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes”, the third Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, and was produced by Chris Thomas. “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes” contains some tracks that were salvaged from later albums by his band the Who, and was released three months before the album “It’s Hard”.
Pete Townshend– vocals, guitars, keyboards
Virginia Astley– piano
Tony Butler– bass guitar
Peter Hope-Evans– harmonica
Mark Brzezicki– drums
Simon Phillips– drums
Jody Linscott– percussion
Chris Stainton– additional keyboards
Poli Palmer– tuned percussion
John Lewis – Fairlight CMIprogramming
Ann Odell – brass arrangement
Bill Price– engineer
Mark Freegard – assistant engineer
Tim Young – mastering engineer
Carol Starr – photography
Chalkie Davis – photography
Michael Spry – photographic prints
Ike King – hair
Jacqui Lefton – makeup
Kenny McDonald – tailor
All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.
Stop Hunting People
The Sea Refuses No River – Pete Townshend, Alan Rogan
Prelude – Pete Townshend, Andy Newman
Face Dances Pt. 2
Stardom in Action
Uniforms (Corp d’Espirit)
North Country Girl
Somebody Saved Me (performed by The Who on 1981 album “Face Dances”)
On September 5, 2011, “Music Theories” label released “Oceana”, the seventh Derek Sherinian studio album. It was recorded January – May 2011, at “Beachwood Manor Studios” in Burbank, California; “Phantom Recordings” in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, and was produced by Derek Sherinian and Simon Phillips.
Derek Sherinian– keyboard, engineering, executive production
Tony MacAlpine– guitar
Steve Lukather– guitar
Steve Stevens– guitar
Doug Aldrich– guitar
Joe Bonamassa– guitar
Simon Phillips– drums, engineering, mixing, production
Jimmy Johnson– bass
Tony Franklin– bass
Alex Todorov – engineering
Brad Vance – mastering
All tracks by Derek Sherinian and Simon Phillips, except where noted.
El Camino Diablo – Derek Sherinian, Steve Stevens
I Heard That – Derek Sherinian, Joe Bonamassa
Oceana – Derek Sherinian, Steve Stevens, Simon Phillips
On February 15, 1980, “Charisma” label released “Smallcreep’s Day”, the first Mike Rutherford studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Polar Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by David Hentschel. The album name and the 24-minute title track are based on the 1965 novel “Smallcreep’s Day” by Peter Currell Brown.
Mike Rutherford– guitars, basses
Ant Phillips– keyboards
Noel McCalla– vocals
Simon Phillips– drums
Morris Pert– percussion
David Hentschel– engineering
David Bascombe – production and engineering assistant
Andy Mackrill, Dale Newman, Geoff Banks – equipment