850104A 4th January:
UK radio (BFBS) 'Music Of Mick Taylor', incl.
- interview with MT by Mick Kirshan (Germany, May or June 1984)
BOB DYLAN. European TV (MTV). Incl.
- Blowin’ In The Wind (Bob Dylan) -London 7.7.84, part only
850300A March: ALAN MERRILL.
LP 'Alan Merrill' (Polydor 422-823-577-1, -USA). Producers: Alan Merrill and
Jimmy Miller. Recorded in London, Island (Basing Street) Studios in Autumn 1977.
- Always Another Train (Alan Merrill/Terry Taylor/Jake Hooker)
Line-up: MT (gtr)/Alan Merrill (voc, bass)/Terry Taylor (gtr)/Steve Gould (gtr,
bvoc)/Steve Winwood (keyb)/Mike Driscoll (dr)/Damalza (perc)/
Oliver Tobias (bvoc)
Note: Re-released on CD in 1999 under the title ‘Never Pet A Burning Dog’
(MEC BD-1-7798, -USA).
850524A 24th May: BOB DYLAN.
promotional 7" single (CBS A 6303). Producer: Bob Dylan (side A).
A: Tight Connection To My Heart (Bob Dylan) -single edit ("short version")
[B: We Better Talk This Over (Bob Dylan)]
Line-up: see 850600A.
850610A 10th June: BOB DYLAN.
LP 'Empire Burlesque' (CBS 86313). Producer: Bob Dylan. Sound engineer:
Josh Abbey. Basic track recorded in New York City, The Power Station on
April 26, 1983 (song reworked by Dylan in January and March 1985 without MT).
- Tight Connection To My Heart (Bob Dylan)
Line-up: MT (gtr)/Bob Dylan (voc, keyb)/Ted Perlman (gtr)/Richard Scher
(synth)/Robbie Shakespeare (bass)/Sly Dunbar (dr)/Peggi Blu,
Carol Dennis and Queen Esther Marrow (bvoc)
Note: Reworked version of Someone’s Got A Hold Of My Heart. For more info,
850800A Summer: GUIDO TOFFOLETTI.
LP 'No Compromise' (Appaloosa AP 048). Producers: Moon Record and Guido
Toffoletti. Recorded in late 1984 in Vicenza, Italy at Nova Studio. MT plays on:
- Still The Same (Guido Toffoletti)
- Let Me Hold You Tight I (Guido Toffoletti) -Ian Stewart on piano
and maybe on:
- Forget That Girl (Guido Toffoletti)
- You Know The Reason Why (Guido Toffoletti) -STU on piano
- Try Just One More Time (Guido Toffoletti) -STU on piano
- Woke Up This Mornin' (B.B. King)
- I'm Walkin' Out The Door (Guido Toffoletti/Stefano Zabeo/Massimo Fantanelli/
- Let's Have Some Fun (Guido Toffoletti)
- The Same Old Story (Guido Toffoletti) -STU on piano.
Line-up: MT (gtr)/Guido Toffoletti (voc, gtr)/Massimo Fantinelli (bass)/Massimo
Iannantuono (dr)/Zoot Money (org)/Dick Heckstall-Smith (horns)/
Sappho Korner (voc)
850000A 1985: JOHN MAYALL.
LP 'Return Of The Bluesbreakers' (AIM 1004, -Australia). Producer: Don Nix.
Sound engineer: David Hewitt. Recorded live in Washington, Wax Museum 17.6.82,
1st show. Incl.
- My Time After Awhile (Robert Geddins/Ronald Badger)
- Ridin' On To Santa Fe (John Mayall)
- Howlin' Moon (John Mayall)
- You Never Can Be Trusted (John Mayall)
- Lookin' For Willie (John Mayall)
Line-up: MT (gtr)/John Mayall (voc, harm, p, org, gtr)/John McVie (bass)/
Colin Allen (dr)
Note: The cover mistakenly credits Kevin McCormick on bass.
A more complete version of this show was released in 1994 on CD by Repertoire
Records (see 940300A).