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On March 2, 1995.

On March 2, 1995, “EMI” label released “Cha Cha Cha”, the third and last EMF studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Cinderford” in Sussex, “Biaritz Slouch”, “Parkgate Studios” in Hastings, and was produced by Johnny Dollar.


  • Ian Dench – vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming
  • James Atkin – vocals, guitar, flute, programming
  • Zac Foley – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Derry Brownson – vocals, bass, sampler
  • Mark Decloedt – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Johnny Dollar – additional keyboards, additional programming, mixing
  • Steve Lyon – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Sheldon – mixing
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Kevin Westenberg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Atkin, Ian Dench, Derry Brownson and Mark Decloedt.

  1. Perfect Day
  2. La Plage
  3. The Day I Was Born
  4. Secrets
  5. Shining
  6. Bring Me Down
  7. Skin
  8. Slouch
  9. Bleeding You Dry
  10. Patterns
  11. When Will You Come
  12. West of the Cox
  13. Ballad O’ the Bishop
  14. Glass Smash Jack

On December 22, 1973.

On December 22, 1973, “RCA” label released “Comin’ Atcha”, the fourth Madeline Bell studio album. It was recorded in October 1973 at “Morgan Studios” in London, in December 1973 at “Dormouse Studio” in Sussex, and was produced by John Paul Jones.


  • Madeline Bell – vocals
  • John Paul Jones – keyboards, synthesiser, bass guitar, guitars, backing vocals, engineer
  • Jean-Pierre “Rolling” Azoulay – guitar
  • Barry De Souza, Tony Newman – drums
  • Jim Lawless – percussion
  • Barry St. John, Doris Troy, Jacques Ploquin, Liza Strike, Mo Jones – backing vocals
  • David Katz – conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by John Paul Jones and Madeline Bell, except where noted.

  1. Make a Move
  2. Without You (I Know What I’ll Do)
  3. I’m So Glad
  4. Gram
  5. Another Girl
  6. Comin’ Atcha
  7. Little Ones
  8. I Wanna Be Around (You!!)
  9. Things
  10. That’s What It’s All About

In November 1981.

In November 1981, “Sprint Music” and “Columbia Records” label released “Place Without a Postcard”, the third Midnight Oil studio album. It was recorded June – July 1981, in Sussex, and was produced by Glyn Johns.


  • Peter Garrett – lead vocals
  • Peter Gifford – vocals, bass
  • Rob Hirst – vocals, drums
  • Jim Moginie – guitars, keyboards
  • Martin Rotsey – guitars

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Wanna Be the One – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  2. Brave Faces – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  3. Armistice Day – Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  4. Someone Else to Blame – Gifford, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie
  5. Baemant Flat – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  6. Written in the Heart – Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  7. Burnie – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  8. Quinella Holiday – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  9. Loves on Sale – Peter Garrett, Martin Rotsey
  10. If Ned Kelly Was King – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  11. Lucky Country – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey

On October 5, 2000.

On October 5, 2000, “Masters of Art” label released “Curly’s Airships”, the third Judge Smith album. It was recorded 1994 – 2000, at “Masters of Art Studio” in Sussex, “The Organ Workshop” in Lymm, Cheshire, and various locations in England, France and Holland.


  • Judge Smith– vocals, bass, drum tracks
  • John Ellis– electric guitars, Ebow, mandolin
  • Hugh Banton– organ, piano
  • Pete Brown– vocals, percussion
  • Rikki Patten – supplementary guitar
  • David Jackson– saxophones, whistle
  • Joe Hinchliff – accordion
  • Ian Fordham – bass guitar, double bass
  • René van Commenée – tabla, ghatam, tambura
  • Tammo Heikens – sitar, tambura
  • David Shaw-Parker – vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, actor
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Paul Roberts– vocals
  • Paul Thompson – vocals
  • Nick Lucas – vocals, actor
  • Gwendolyn Gray – actress
  • Mike Bell – actor
  • The Mystery Marching Band
  • Cover art – Glide Design of Eastbourne

Track listing:

Chapter One: Curly Comes Through

  1. Voices From A Crystal Set
  2. Walking Her Out

Chapter Two: Curly’s Conducted Tour

  1. Curly Takes Us Up
  2. Drifting About Like a Bad Smell

Chapter Three: Curly In The Clouds

  1. Curly In The Clouds

Chapter Four: Catastrophe

  1. A Capital Idea
  2. A Shrieking Of Aluminium

Chapter Five: Curly On Civvy Street

  1. Curly On Civvy Street

Chapter Six: A Great British Compromise

  1. That Imperial Airship Scheme
  2. From The Sidelines

Chapter Seven: A Kindly Sort Of Cove

  1. A Kindly Sort Of Cove

Chapter Eight: Curly At Cardington

  1. Curly At Cardington

Chapter Nine: Lord Of A Continent

  1. A Creature Of Grace
  2. A Byronic Sort Of Blighter

Chapter Ten: Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

  1. Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

Chapter Eleven: Curly’s Close Shave

  1. The Canadian Run
  2. Conan Doyle & The Flying Sieve
  3. Horrors At Hendon

Chapter Twelve: Cutting The Lady In Half

  1. As Safe As A House
  2. A Ship Of Fools

Chapter Thirteen: Curly Gets The Creeps

  1. The Night Before
  2. The Morning After

Chapter Fourteen: Curly Cashes His Chips

  1. Bedford To Hastings
  2. Hastings To Beauvais

Chapter Fifteen: Carry On Curly

  1. The Muffled Drum
  2. The Final Taboo

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Sussex” label released “Still Bill”, the second Bill Withers studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Benorce Blackmon, Bill Withers, James Gadson, Melvin Dunlap and Ray Jackson. The album includes the single “Lean on Me”, which is number 205 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


  • Bill Withers – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion
  • Benorce Blackmon – guitar
  • Melvin Dunlap – bass
  • James Gadson- drums, percussion
  • Raymond Jackson – piano, clavinet, electric piano, horn and string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Withers, except where noted.

  1. Lonely Town, Lonely Street
  2. Let Me in Your Life
  3. Who Is He (And What Is He to You)? – Bill Withers, Stanley McKenny
  4. Use Me
  5. Lean On Me
  6. Kissing My Love
  7. I Don’t Know
  8. Another day to Run – Bill Withers, Benorce Blackmon
  9. I Don’t Want You on My Mind
  10. Take It All In and Check It All Out


In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Sussex” label released “Just As I Am”, the debut Bill Withers studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Sunset Sound”, “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Booker T. Jones.The album song “Ain’t No Sunshine”, was ranked at number 280 on “Rolling Stone’s” magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.


  • Bill Withers – guitar, vocals
  • Stephen Stills– guitar
  • Chris Ethridge- bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Booker T. Jones– guitar, keyboards
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass
  • Al Jackson Jr.– drums

Track listing:.

All tracks by Bill Withers; except where noted.

  1. Harlem
  2. Ain’t No Sunshine
  3. Grandma’s Hands
  4. Sweet Wanomi
  5. Everybody’s Talkin’ – Fred Neil
  6. Do it Good
  7. Hope She’ll Be Happier
  8. Let it Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. I’m Her Daddy
  10. In My Heart
  11. Moanin’ and Groanin’
  12. Better Off Dead

On June 13, 1994.


On June 13, 1994, “4AD” label released “Split”, the second Lush album. It was recorded October – December 1993, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, “Berry House” in Sussex, and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Hedges, Emma Anderson, Miki Bereney, Chris Acland, and Phil King .


  • Emma Anderson– guitars, vocals
  • Miki Berenyi– vocals, guitars
  • Chris Acland– drums
  • Phil King– bass

Track listing:

  1. Light from a Dead Star – Miki Berenyi
  2. Kiss Chase – Miki Berenyi
  3. Blackout – Emma Anderson
  4. Hypocrite – Miki Berenyi
  5. Lovelife – Emma Anderson
  6. Desire Lines – Emma Anderson
  7. The Invisible Man – Emma Anderson
  8. Undertow – Miki Berenyi
  9. Never – Never – Emma Anderson
  10. Lit Up – Emma Anderson
  11. Starlust – Emma Anderson, Miki Berenyi
  12. When I Die – Emma Anderson

On May 5, 1997.


On May 5, 1997, “Parlaphone” label released “Flaming Pie”, the tenth Paul McCartney solo studio album. It was recorded September 1992, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, February 1995 – February 1997, at “Sun Valley” in Idaho; and “The Mill” in Sussex; and was produced by Jeff Lynne, George Martin and Paul McCartney.


  • Paul McCartney– lead and backing vocals, harmony vocal, acoustic, 12 string acoustic, Spanish and electric guitar, bass guitar, double bass, harmonium, drums, piano, percussion,  Hammond organ, knee slap, Fender Rhodes, harpsichord, vibraphone, mellotron, percussion effects, Wurlitzer piano, percussion
  • Jeff Lynne– harmony vocal, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboard, backing vocals, electric spinette harpsichord
  • Steve Miller– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic, rhythm and electric guitar
  • George Martin– orchestration
  • Orchestra ensemble:
    1. David Snell – conductor
    2. Keith Pascoe, Jackie Hartley, Rita Manning, Peter Manning– violins
    3. Christian Kampen, Martin Loveday – cello
    4. Peter Lale, Levine Andrade– viola
    5. Andy Findon – alto flute
    6. Martin Parry, Michael Cox – flutes
    7. Gary Kettel – percussion
    8. Skaila Kanga– harp
    9. Roy Carter– oboe, cor anglais
  • Linda McCartney– backing vocals
  • James McCartney– electric guitar solo
  • Michael Thompson, Richard Bissill, Richard Watkins, John Pigneguy – French horns
  • Kevin Robinson – trumpet
  • Chris ‘Snake’ Davis – saxophone
  • Dave Bishop – saxophone
  • Ringo Starr– drums, backing vocal, additional percussion
  • Orchestra ensemble:
    • David Snell – conductor
    • John Barclay, Andrew Crowley, Mark Bennett – trumpets
    • Richard Edwards, Andy Fawbert – trombones
    • Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Nigel Black – horns
    • Marcia Crayford, Adrian Levin, Belinda Bunt, Bernard Patridge, Jackie Hartley, Keith Pascoe, David Woodcock, Roger Garland, Julian Tear, Briony Shaw, Rita Manning, Jeremy Williams, David Ogden, Bogustav Kostecki, Maciej Rakowski, Jonathan Rees – violins
    • Robert Smissen, Stephen Tess, Levine Andrade, Philip Dukes, Ivo Van Der Werff, Graeme Scott – violas
    • Anthony Pleeth, Stephen Orton, Martin Loveday, Robert Bailey – celli
    • Chris Laurence, Robin McGee – double bass
    • Susan Milan – flute
    • David Theodore – oboe
  • Geoff Emerick, Jon Jacobs, Bob Kraushaar– engineers
  • Keith Smith, Frank Farrell – assistant engineers
  • Marc Mann– digital sequencing
  • Geoff Emerick – Orchestralsession engineer
  • Geoff Foster– Orchestral session assistant engineer
  • Geoff Emerick, Jon Jacobs, Peter Cabbin – Orchestral session engineer
  • Paul Hicks– Orchestral session assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul McCartney, except where noted.

  1. The Song We Were Singing
  2. The World Tonight
  3. If You Wanna
  4. Somedays
  5. Young Boy
  6. Calico Skies
  7. Flaming Pie
  8. Heaven on a Sunday
  9. Used to Be Bad – Steve Miller, Paul McCartney
  10. Souvenir
  11. Little Willow
  12. Really Love You – Paul McCartney, Richard Starkey
  13. Beautiful Night
  14. Great Day