790209A 9th February: GONG.
LP 'Downwind' (Arista 1080). Producers: Pierre Moerlen with Nick Bradford.
Recorded at Matrix Studios, London, during September/October 1978. Incl.
- What You Know (Pierre Moerlen/Ruan O' Lochlain)
Line-up: MT (gtr)/Pierre Moerlen (dr, voc, synth)/Hansford Rowe (bass)/
Benoit Moerlen (vibraphone)/Francois Causse (marimba, congas)/
Ross Record (gtr)
790500A May: MICK TAYLOR.
LP 'Mick Taylor' (CBS 82600). Producer: MT. Sound engineers: Genaro Rippo,
Paul Northfield, Phil Ault, Benny King, Will Reid-Dick, Guy Bidemead, Norman
Mighell, Jerry Boys, Simon Fraser, John Burns. Recorded at Island's Basing
Street Studios, London; Ramport Studios, London; Sawmill Studios, Cornwall
and the Stones Mobile Studio at Ridge Farm, Surrey from 1978 onwards.
- Leather Jacket (MT)
- Alabama (MT/Colin Allen)
- Slow Blues (MT)
- Baby I Want You (MT)
- Broken Hands (MT)
- Giddy-Up (MT)
- S.W.5 (MT)
- Spanish (MT)
- A Minor (MT)
Line-up ‘Leather Jacket’: MT (gtr, voc)/Kuma Harada (bass)/Pierre Moerlen (dr)/
Jean Roussell (p)/Norman Mighell (tamb)/
Line-up ‘Alabama’: MT (gtr, voc)/Mike Driscoll (bass dr)
Line-up ‘Slow Blues’: MT (gtr)/Kuma Harada (bass)/Pierre Moerlen (dr)/
Jean Roussell (p)
Line-up ‘Baby I Want You’: MT (gtr, voc, p, bass)/Mike Driscoll (dr)
Line-up ‘Broken Hands’: MT (gtr, voc, bass)/Mike Driscoll (dr)
Line-up ‘Giddy-Up’: MT (gtr)/Lowell George (slide gtr)/Alan Spenner (bass)/
Jean Roussell (p)/Richard Bailey (dr)
Line-up ‘S.W. 5’: MT (gtr, voc, p, bass, strings)/Mike Driscoll (dr)
Line-up ‘Spanish’: MT (gtr, p, synth, strings)/Kuma Harada (bass)/Pierre Moerlen
Line-up ‘A Minor’: MT (gtr, el p, bass, synth)/Kuma Harada (bowed bass, string
bass)/Jean Roussell (p)/Mike Driscoll (dr)
790500B Spring: MICK TAYLOR.
7" promo-single (Columbia 1-11065, -US). Producer: MT.
A: Leather Jacket (MT) -remixed version
B: Leather Jacket (MT) -remixed version
Note: Officially released on CD in September 2011 (see 110906A).
790730A 30th July:
US radio (D.I.R.).
- interview with MT by Candy Tusken
Note: Released on a 'Star Track'-interview disc
791002A 2nd October:
UK TV (BBC2) ‘Old Grey Whistle Test’, incl.
- interview with MT
791216A 16th December: Australian TV (ABC) ‘Countdown’, incl.
- interview with MT