TAYLOR MADE 1974

All entries (if not noted otherwise) are from THE ROLLING STONES.

740114A  8th - 13th February & 20th February - 3rd March: Munich, West-Germany,
                   Musicland Studios. Producers: The Glimmer Twins. Sound engineers:
                   Keith Harwood, Andy Johns, Reinhold Mack. Incl.
                   - Dance Little Sister I (MJ/KR) -STU on piano; unverified early version
                   - Drift Away I (Mentor Williams) -Nicky Hopkins on piano, Billy Preston on
                        organ; more primitive take
                   - If You Really Want To Be My Friend I (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano;
                        unverified early version
                   - Living In The Heart Of Love (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano
                   - Luxury I (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano; unverified early version
                   - Till The Next Goodbye I (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano; unverified early
                       version
                   - Time Waits For No One I (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano; unverified early
                       version
                   Note: According to BW they also recorded a song called 'Labour Swing', which
                             could be a working title for one of the songs listed above (maybe 'Luxury').

740301A  1st March: Preview screening of the movie ‘Ladies And Gentlemen, The Rolling
                  Stones’. Directors: Rollin’ Binzer & Stephen Gebhardt. Incl.
                  - Brown Sugar (MJ/KR) -Houston 25.6.72, 2nd
                  - Bitch (MJ/KR) -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 2nd
                  - Gimme Shelter (MJ/KR) -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 1st
                  - Dead Flowers (MJ/KR) -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 1st
                  - Happy (MJ/KR) -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 1st
                  - Tumbling Dice (MJ/KR) -Houston  25.6.72, 1st
                  - Love In Vain (Robert Johnson) -Houston  25.6.72, 1st
                  - Sweet Virginia (MJ/KR) -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 1st
                  - You Can’t Always Get What You Want (MJ/KR) -Houston  25.6.72, 1st
                  - All Down The Line (MJ/KR) -Houston 25.6.72, 2nd
                  - Midnight Rambler (MJ/KR) -Houston 25.6.72, 2nd
                  - Band introduction -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 2nd
                  - Bye Bye Johnny (Chuck Berry) -Houston 25.6.72, 1st
                  - Rip This Joint (MJ/KR) -Fort Worth 24.6.72, 2nd
                  - Jumping Jack Flash (MJ/KR) -Houston 25.6.72, 1st
                  - Street Fighting Man (MJ/KR) -Houston 25.6.72, 2nd

740400A  April: HERBIE MANN.
                   LP 'London Underground' (Atlantic K 50032). Producer: Geoffrey Haslam.
                   Sound engineer: Gary Martin.  Recorded in London, Advision Studios, most
                   probably in late 1973 or early 1974.
                   -Bitch (MJ/KR) -Aynsley Dunbar on drums, Ian McDonald on alto sax
                   - Something In The Air (John Keen) -Robbie McIntosh on drums
                   - Layla (Eric Clapton/Jim Gordon) -Aynsley Dunbar on drums
                   - A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Gary Brooker/Keith Reid) -Robbie McIntosh on drums
                   - Memphis Spoon Bread & Dover Sole (Herbie Mann) -Aynsley Dunbar on drums
                  Basic line-up: MT (gtr)/Herbie Mann (flutes)/Albert Lee (gtr)/Fuzzy Samuels
                                        (bass)/Pat Rebillot (keyb) 

740410A  10th - 15th April: Newbury, England, Stargroves (MJ’s house), Rolling Stones  
                  Mobile Studio and 20th - 25th May: London, Island Recording Studios.
                  Producers: The Glimmer Twins. Sound engineers: Keith Harwood (with Tapani
                  Tapanainen) in April; Keith Harwood, Glyn Johns (with Howard Kilgour) in
                  May; George Chkiantz (on It’s Only Rock’n Roll and overdubs). Overdubbing
                  and mixing of the upcoming album ‘It’s Only Rock’n Roll’.
                  - Dance Little Sister II (MJ/KR) -STU on piano; differently mixed and
                        longer acetate-version
                  - Dance Little Sister III (MJ/KR) -STU on piano; It’s Only Rock’n Roll-version
                  - Drift Away II (Mentor Williams) -Nicky Hopkins on piano, Billy Preston on
                        organ; more developed but not finished take
                  - Fingerprint File II (MJ/KR) -Billy Preston on clavinet, Nicky Hopkins
                        on piano, (Charlie) Jolly Kunjappu on tabla; differently mixed and
                        slower acetate-version
                  - Fingerprint File III (MJ/KR) -Billy Preston on clavinet, Nicky Hopkins
                        on piano, (Charlie) Jolly Kunjappu on tabla; It’s Only Rock’n Roll-version
                  - If You Can’t Rock Me II (MJ/KR) -Billy Preston on clavinet, Ray Cooper on
                       congas; differently mixed acetate-version
                  - If You Can’t Rock Me III (MJ/KR) -Billy Preston on clavinet, Ray Cooper on
                       congas; It’s Only Rock’n Roll-version
                  - If You Really Want To Be My Friend (MJ/KR) -Blue Magic on backing vocals,
                       Nicky Hopkins on piano; It's Only Rock'n Roll-version
                  - Luxury II (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano, Ray Cooper on percussion; It’s
                        Only Rock’n Roll-version
                  - Luxury III (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano, Ray Cooper on percussion;
                       edit version
                  - Short And Curlies II (MJ/KR) -Ian Stewart on piano; It’s Only Rock’n Roll-
                        version
                  - Till The Next Goodbye II (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano; differently
                        mixed acetate-version (notably much lower mixed drums)
                  - Till The Next Goodbye III (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano; It’s Only
                       Rock’n Roll-version
                  - Time Waits For No One II (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano, Ray
                       Cooper on percussion; It’s Only Rock’n Roll-version
                  - Time Waits For No One III (MJ/KR) -Nicky Hopkins on piano, Ray
                        Cooper on percussion; edited Sucking In The 70’s-version 

740414A  14th April: New York City, Ziegfield Theatre.
                    Premiere of the movie 'Ladies And Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones'.
                    Note: For contents see 740301A.

740400B  late April - May: RON WOOD. Richmond, England, The Wick (RW's
                  home studio). Producers: Ron Wood and Gary Kellgren. Sound engineers:
                  Gary Kellgren and Ron Nevison.
                  - Far East Man (RW/George Harrison) -Jean Roussell on organ, Ian McLagan on
                       piano, George Harrison on guitar and backing vocals
                  - If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody (Rudy Clark) -KR on guitar
                      and backing vocals, Ian McLagan on organ, Willie Weeks on bass
                  - It's Unholy (RW) -Willie Weeks on bass, Ian McLagan on organ, Jean
                      Roussell on clavinet and electric piano
                  - Shirley (RW) -Ian McLagan on ARP synthesizer
                  - Take A Look At The Guy (RW) -KR on guitar, Rod Stewart on vocals,
                       Ian McLagan on piano, Willie Weeks on bass
                  Basic line-up: MT (gtr, bass, wurlitzer, ARP synth)/RW (voc, gtr)/Andy
                                        Newmark (dr) 

740601A  1st June: THE ROLLING STONES. London, LWT studios. Shooting of promofilms.
                  Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg.
                  - Ain’t Too Proud To Beg (Norman Whitfield/Eddie Holland) -live vocals
                        on prepared backing track
                   - It’s Only Rock’n Roll (MJ/KR) -different take, prepared for promo-recordings
                   - Till The Next Goodbye (MJ/KR) -live vocals on prepared backing track 

740726A  26th July: THE ROLLING STONES. 
                 7" single (Rolling Stones Records RS 19114). Producer: Jimmy Miller (side B).
                 [A: It’s Only Rock’n Roll (MJ/KR)]
                  B: Through The Lonely Nights (MJ/KR)
                  Line-up ‘Through The Lonely Nights’: MT (gtr, bvoc)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/BW
                                (bass)/CW (dr)/Nicky Hopkins (p)

740801A  1st August: HERBIE MANN.
                   LP 'Reggae' (Atlantic K 50053). Producer: Geoffrey Haslam. Sound engineer:
                    Gary Martin. Recorded at Advision Studios, London in 1974. Incl.
                    - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
                    - Rivers Of Babylon (Trad. arr. by Herbie Mann)
                    - Swingin' Shepherd Blues (Moe Koffman)
                    - My Girl (William Robertson/Ronald White)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr)/Herbie Mann (flutes)/Albert Lee (gtr)/Pat Rebillot (el p,
                                  clavinet)/Tommy McCook (tsax)/Bobby Ellis (tr)/Rod Bryan (gtr)/
                                  Hux Brown (gtr)/Gladstone Anderson (p)/ Winston Wright (org)/
                                  Jackie Jackson (bass)/Michael Richard (dr) 

740802A  2nd August: BILLY PRESTON.
                   LP 'Billy Preston's Live European Tour' (A&M AMLH 68265). Producer: Billy
                   Preston. Sound engineer: Andy Johns. Recorded with the Rolling Stones Mobile
                   Recording Unit during the '73 European Tour (probably in Essen, West-Germany,
                   October 1973). Re-mixed at A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, California.
                    A: - Day Tripper (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
                        - The Bus (Billy Preston/Joe Greene)
                        - Let It Be (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
                        - Let's Go Get Stoned (Nickolas Ashford/Valerie Simpson/Joshie Armstead)
                        - Billy's Bag (Billy Preston)
                   B:  - Will It Go Round In Circles (Trad., arr: Billy Preston/Bruce Fisher)
                        - Outa Space (Billy Preston/Joe Greene)
                        - Higher (Sylvester Stewart)
                        - Get Back (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Billy Preston (voc, keyb)/Huby Heard (keyb)/Kenny Lupper
                                  (keyb)/Manuel Kellough (dr)

740800A  early August: Probably London. MT and Philip Rambow jam together.

740800B  August: ROBIN MILLAR. London, Apple Studios. Producer: MT. Sound
                   engineer: Andy Johns. Recordings for the unreleased album 'Cat's Eyes'. Incl.
                   - By The Way (Robin Millar?)
                   - Catch As Catch Can (Robin Millar)
                   - Cat's Eyes (Robin Millar?)
                   - For My Life I (Robin Millar)
                   - For My Life II (Robin Millar) -7'' edit
                   - Hey Jo (Robin Millar?)
                   - May We (Robin Millar?)
                   - Remember (Robin Millar?)
                   - Sail Away (Robin Millar?)
                   - The Melody Of Love (Robin Millar?)
                   - When You Died (Robin Millar?)
                   Musicians: MT (gtr)/Robin Millar (voc, gtr, keyb)/Gordon Raitt (bass)/Jamie Lane
                                      (dr)/Nicky Hopkins (p)/Chris Mercer & Henry Lowther (horns)/Martin
                                      Ford (strings arranger)/Billy Preston (keyb)/Bobby Keys (sax)
                   Note: Unreleased to date, only a single was released in France (see 750100A).

740913A  13th September: RON WOOD.
                   LP 'I've Got My Own Album To Do' (Warner Brothers WB 56065).
                   Producers: Ron Wood and Gary Kellgren. Sound engineers: Gary Kellgren,
                   Ron Nevison. Incl.
                   - Far East Man (RW/George Harrison)
                   - Take A Look At The Guy (RW)
                   - Shirley (RW)
                   - If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody (Rudy Clarke)
                   Line-up: see 740400B. 

740900A  Autumn: VARIOUS ARTISTS.
                   Promo-LP ‘November In-Store Sampler Program’ (Warner Brothers PRO
                   593 -USA). Incl.
                   - Take A Look At The Guy (Ron Wood) -edited version by Ron Wood
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/RW (voc, gtr)/KR (gtr)/Rod Stewart (voc)/Ian
                                 McLagan (p)/Willie Weeks (bass)/Andy Newmark (dr)

740900B  Autumn: HERBIE MANN.
                   7" single (Atlantic 3219, -US). Producer: Geoffrey Haslam. Sound engineer:
                    Gary Martin. Recorded at Advision Studios, London in 1974. Incl.
                    A: My Girl (William Robertson/Ronald White) -edit
                    B: Rivers Of Babylon (Trad. arr. by Herbie Mann) -edit
                    Line-up: MT (gtr)/Herbie Mann (flutes)/Albert Lee (gtr)/Pat Rebillot (el p,
                                  clavinet)/Tommy McCook (tsax)/Bobby Ellis (tr)/Rod Bryan (gtr)/
                                  Hux Brown (gtr)/Gladstone Anderson (p)/Winston Wright (org)/
                                  Jackie Jackson (bass)/Michael Richard (dr)

740929A  29th September: US radio ( ) ‘The King Biscuit Flower Hour’. Incl.
                  - Brown Sugar (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - Happy (MJ/KR) -London 9.9.73
                  - Dancing With Mr. D (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - Angie (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - You Can’t Always Get What You Want (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - Midnight Rambler (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - Rip This Joint (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - Jumping Jack Flash (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                  - Street Fighting Man (MJ/KR) -London 9.9.73 

741018A  18th October: THE ROLLING STONES.
                   LP ‘It’s Only Rock’n Roll’ (Rolling Stones Records COC 59103).
                   Producers: The Glimmer Twins. Sound engineers: Andy Johns, Keith Harwood.
                   A: - If You Can’t Rock Me (MJ/KR)
                   [    - Ain’t Too Proud To Beg (Norman Whitfield/Eddie Holland)]
                   [    - It’s Only Rock’n Roll (MJ/KR)]
                        - Till The Next Goodbye (MJ/KR)
                        - Time Waits For No One (MJ/KR)
                   B: - Luxury (MJ/KR)
                        - Dance Little Sister (MJ/KR)
                        - If You Really Want To Be My Friend (MJ/KR)
                        - Short And Curlies (MJ/KR)
                        - Fingerprint File (MJ/KR)
                   Line-up ‘If You Can’t Rock Me’: MT (gtr)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bass, bvoc)/
                                 CW (dr)/Billy Preston (clavinet)/Ray Cooper (congas)
                   Line-up ‘Til The Next Goodbye’: MT (gtr)/MJ (voc, gtr)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/ BW
                                 (bass)/CW (dr)/Nicky Hopkins (p)
                   Line-up ‘Time Waits For No One’: MT (gtr, synth)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/
                                 BW (bass)/CW (dr)/Nicky Hopkins (p)/Ray Cooper (perc)
                   Line-up ‘Luxury’: MT (gtr)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/BW (bass)/CW (dr)/Nicky
                                 Hopkins (p)/Ray Cooper (perc)
                   Line-up ‘Dance Little Sister’: MT (gtr, congas)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/BW
                                (bass)/CW (dr)/STU (p)
                   Line-up ‘If You Really...’: MT (gtr)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/BW (bass)/
                                 CW (dr)/Nicky Hopkins (p)/Blue Magic [= Rod Wayne, Keith Beaton,
                                 Wendell Sawyer & Vernon Sawyer] (choir)
                   Line-up ‘Short And Curlies’: MT (gtr)/MJ (voc)/KR (gtr, bvoc)/BW (bass)/
                                CW (dr)/STU (p)
                   Line-up ‘Fingerprint File’: MT (gtr, bass)/MJ (voc, gtr)/KR (gtr)/BW (synth)/
                                 CW (dr)/Nicky Hopkins (p)/Billy Preston (clavinet)/Jolly Kunjappu (tabla)
                   Note: MT does probably not play on ‘Ain’t Too Proud To Beg’ and ‘It’s Only
                             Rock’n Roll’ although some sources claim he plays some overdubbed fills. 

741025A  25th October: THE ROLLING STONES.
                  7" single (Rolling Stones Records RS-19302). Producer: The Glimmer Twins.
                  [A: Ain't Too Proud To Beg (Norman Whitfield/Eddie Holland)]
                   B: Dance Little Sister (MJ/KR)
                  Line-up: see 741018A.

741124A  24th November: US radio ( ) ‘The King Biscuit Flower Hour’. Incl.
                 - Gimme Shelter (MJ/KR) -London 9.9.73
                 - Tumbling Dice (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                 - Brown Sugar (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                 - Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (MJ/KR) -London 9.9.73
                 - Angie (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                 - Honky Tonk Women (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                 - Midnight Rambler (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                 - All Down The Line (MJ/KR) - Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                 - Street Fighting Man (MJ/KR) -London 9.9.73
                 Note: Repeated in the last week of December.

741128A  28th November: JACK BRUCE BAND. London, Scorpio Sound Studios.
                   Producer: probably Jack Bruce.
                   - Spirit (Tony Williams) -unverified
                   - Without A Word (Jack Bruce/Pete Brown)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Jack Bruce (voc, bass)/Carla Bley (keyb)/Ronnie Leahy (keyb)/
                                  Bruce Gary (dr)
                   Note: Without A Word was released as a bonus track in April 2003 (see 030407A).

741200A  December: UK radio ( ).
                   - interview with MT and Jack Bruce by James Johnston.
                   Note: The whole interview was released on CD as a supplement to the box-set
                             'The Mick Taylor Years' by Vinyl Experience in Summer 1994.