TAYLOR MADE 1988

880000A  1988 (?): SPEEDO ‘HARMONICA’ JONES. New York City, Kamen Audio.
                   Producer and sound engineer: Kirk Yano. Recordings for the upcoming album
                   Have Blues Will Travel (see 880000B). Incl.
                   - Blues For Vic I (Speedo Jones) -early version
                   - Blues For Vic II (Speedo Jones) -album version
                   - Brake Your Broom I (Speedo Jones) -early version
                   - Brake Your Broom II (Speedo Jones) -album version
                   - Foxy Dame I (Frannie McGee/Speedo Jones) -early version
                   - Foxy Dame II (Frannie McGee/Speedo Jones) -album version
                   - I Smell A Rat I (Speedo Jones) -early version
                   - I Smell A Rat II (Speedo Jones) -album version
                   - Little Sister I (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman) -early version
                   - Little Sister II (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman) -album version
                   - Sea Cruise I (Huey Smith/Frankie Ford) -early version
                   - Sea Cruise II (Huey Smith/Frankie Ford) -album version
                   - The Speedster I (Speedo Jones) -early version
                   - The Speedster II (Speedo Jones) -album version
                   Musicians: MT (gtr)/Speedo Jones (harm, voc)/Jon Specter (gtr)/Billy Troiani
                                      (bass, voc)/David Bennett (keyb)/Howie Wyeth (dr)/Frannie McGee
                                      (bvoc)/Andy Cardenas (dr)

880100A  early 1988: GUIDO TOFFOLETTI'S BLUES SOCIETY.
                   LP 'Ways Back' (Appaloosa 122059-1). Producers: Guido Toffoletti
                   and Moon Record. Sound engineer: Nigel Palmer. Recorded in late 1984 in
                   Vicenza, Italy at Nova Studios. Incl.
                   - Let Me Hold You Tight (Guido Toffoletti) -take II
                   Line-up: MT (gtrs)/Ian Stewart (p)/Guido Toffoletti (voc, gtr)/Massimo Fantinelli
                                  (bass)/Massimo Iannantuono (dr)

880107A  7th January: Miami, Florida, Woody's On The Beach
880108A  8th January: Miami, Florida, Woody's On The Beach
                   Note: One or both days included these songs (unverified):
                   - Honky Tonk Women (MJ/KR)
                   - Little Red Rooster (Willie Dixon)
                   - Baby What You Want Me To Do (Jimmy Reed)
                   - Dust My Blues (Robert Johnson)
                   Note: With special guests RW (gtr) and Bobby Keys (sax).

880112A  12th January: New York City, Lone Star Café (1st show)
                   (I Wonder Why/Leather Jacket/Red House/Giddy Up/Goin' South/Blind Willie
                    McTell/Can't You Hear Me Knocking)

880112B  12th January: New York City, Lone Star Café (2nd show)
                   (I Wonder Why/Leather Jacket/Red House/Blue Note Shuffle/Goin' South/
                    Blind Willie McTell)

880227A  27th February: New York City, Lone Star Café (1st show)
                   (Leather Jacket/Red House/Goin' South/Giddy Up/Blind Willie McTell/
                    Laundromat Blues/Can't You Hear Me Knocking)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Shayne Fontayne (gtr)/
                                  Wilbur Bascomb (bass)/Danny McDermott. (dr)

880227B  27th February: New York City, Lone Star Café (2nd show)
                   (Laundromat Blues/Blue Note Shuffle/Red House/Giddy Up/Goin' South/
                    Meet Me In the Bottom/Blues In The Morning/Blind Willie McTell)
                   Note: With special guest Ricky Byrd (voc, gtr) on Meet Me In the Bottom.

880405A  5th April: LONG JOHN BALDRY. New York City, Lone Star Roadhouse
                   With MT on guitar. Incl. (unverified):
                   - Angel From Montgomery (John Prine) -unverified
                   - Love In Vain (Robert Johnson)
                   - Stand By Me (Ben E. King/Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller)

29th April - July: USA and Canada Tour
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Bernard Purdie (dr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Shayne
                                  Fontayne (gtr)/Wilbur Bascomb (bass)

880429A  29th April: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Nightstage (1st show)
                   (Band introduction/I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/
                    Blind Willie McTell/Laundromat Blues/Band introduction 2)

880429B  29th April: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Nightstage (2nd show)
                   (Leather Jacket/Red House/Goin' South/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/
                     I Wonder Why)

880430A  30th April: US radio (WPLR) '99 Rock', New Haven.
                    - interview with MT and Bernard Purdie

880430B  30th April: New Haven, Connecticut, Brick & Wood International Café
                   (Soliloquy/I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/Can't You Hear
                    Me Knocking/Blind Willie McTell)

880501A  1st May: Tolland, Connecticut, Wizard’s, ‘Full Moon Party’
                    (I Wonder Why/Laundromat Blues/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/
                     Blues In The Morning/Blind Willie McTell/Band introduction)
                    Note: A private video of this show exists.

880508A  8th May: Washington, D.C., The Bayou
                   (I Wonder Why/Red House/Giddy Up/Goin' South/Blues In The Morning/
                    Blind Willie McTell/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/Laundromat Blues)

880521A  21st May: New York City, 13th Street (near Lone Star Café)
                   Note: Free concert. With special guests Phoebe Snow (voc), Lester Chambers
                             (voc), Willy DeVille (voc) and Lou Marini (sax) on the encore 'Bring It
                             On Home To Me'.

880528A  28th May: Commack, Long Island, New York, Showcase Club
                   (I Wonder Why/Red House/Goin' South/Giddy Up/Blues In The Morning/
                    Can't You Hear Me Knocking/Laundromat Blues)

880529A  29th May: Banksville, New York, The Krypton
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/It Hurts Me Too/Can't You
                    Hear Me Knocking/Blind Willie McTell)
                   Note: Not Armonk. Soundboard recording was made.

880530A  30th May: BOB DYLAN.
                   LP ‘Down In The Groove’ (CBS 460267 1). Producers: Bob Dylan (and Mark
                   Knopfler). Sound engineer: Stephen Shelton. Incl.
                   - Death Is Not The End (Bob Dylan)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Bob Dylan (gtr, voc, harm)/Clydie King (bvoc)/Alan Clarke (keyb)/
                                  Robbie Shakespeare (bass)/Sly Dunbar (dr)/Full Force (bvoc)
                   Note: It’s not sure if MT plays on this take (recorded in Spring 1983, see
                             830411A), maybe it’s Mark Knopfler as the sleeve notes claim, but the
                             album was advertised to include Mick Taylor.

880600A  (one week in) Spring: MICK TAYLOR. (Near) Woodstock, New York,
                    Dreamland Recording Studio. Studio recordings. Incl.
                    - Blind Willie McTell I (Bob Dylan)
                    - Blue Note Shuffle (Max Middleton)
                    - Downtown Broadway (MT)
                    - Going To Mexico (MT)
                    - Red Shoes I (Max Middleton)
                    - Seperately I (MT) -instrumental
                    - Seperately II (MT) -with vocals
                    - Soliloquoy (Max Middleton)
                    - Special (MT/KR)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Bernard Purdie (dr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Shayne
                                   Fontayne (gtr)/Wilbur Bascomb (bass)

880600B   June: JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS.
                    LP 'Up Your Alley' (London LONLP 67). Producers: Desmond Child and Kenny
                    Laguna. Recorded in New York City, The Hit Factory in 1987 or early 1988. Incl.
                    - I Hate Myself For Loving You (Joan Jett/Desmond Child)
                    Line-up: MT (guitarsolo)/Joan Jett (voc, gtr)/Ricky Byrd (gtr)/Kasim Sulton
                                   (bass)/Thommy Price (dr)

880603A  3rd June: CORKY LAING’S ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip-Toe,
                   1st show
                   (Tore Down/Mustang Sally/Baby What You Want Me To Do/The Dock Of The
                    Bay/Knock On Wood/Politician/Red House/Rocky Mountain Way)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Corky Laing (dr, voc)/Mark Clarke (bass)/Lester Chambers
                                 (voc, perc, keyb)

880603B  3rd June: CORKY LAING’S ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip-Toe,
                   2nd show
                   (Lucille/Got My Mojo Working/Theme From An Imaginary Western/Crossroads/
                    Laundromat Blues/Politician/Mississippi Queen/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking)

880604A  4th June: CORKY LAING’S ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip-Toe,
                  1st show
                  (Hi-Heel Sneakers/Laundromat Blues/Politician/Red House/Crossroads/
                   Leather Jacket/Lucille/Rocky Mountain Way)
                  Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Corky Laing (dr, voc)/Mark Clarke (bass)/Lester Chambers
                                 (perc)

880604B  4th June: CORKY LAING’S ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip-Toe,
                   2nd show
                   (Money/Born Under A Bad Sign/Theme From An Imaginary Western/Sunshine
                    Of Your Love/Instrumental/Honky Tonk Women/Mississippi Queen/Can’t You
                    Hear Me Knocking)

880616A  16th June: New York City, Lone Star Café (1st show)
                    (I Wonder Why/Leather Jacket/Red House/Goin' South/Laundromat Blues/
                     Going To Mexico)

880616B  16th June: New York City, Lone Star Café (2nd show)
                    (Hi-Heel Sneakers/Giddy Up/Blue Note Shuffle/Goin' South/Red House/
                     Band introduction/I Wonder Why)

880617A  17th June: Barrie (near Toronto), Canada, Molson Park
                    (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/Band introduction/Blind
                     Willie McTell/Laundromat Blues)

880617B  17th June: JOE WALSH. Barrie (near Toronto), Canada, Molson Park.
                    With special guest MT on one song:              
                    - Rocky Mountain Way (J. Walsh/J. Vitale/K. Passarelli/R. Grace)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr)/Joe Walsh (gtr, voc)/& others

880618A  18th June: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Nightstage (1st show)
                    (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up [re-started]/Laundromat Blues/Goin' South/Red
                     House/Band introduction/Blind Willie McTell)

880618B  18th June: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Nightstage (2nd show)
                    (Leather Jacket/You Gotta Move/Blue Note Shuffle/Blues In The Morning/
                     Spanish/Going To Mexico/Can't You Hear Me Knocking)

880624A  24th June: Long Beach Island, New Jersey, Joe Pop's Ship Bottom
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/Band introduction/
                    Blues In The Morning/You Gotta Move/Leather Jacket/Blind Willie McTell)

880706A  6th July: Toronto, Canada, Spectrum
                   (I Wonder Why/Goin' South/Red House/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/
                    Blind Willie McTell/You Gotta Move/Laundromat Blues)

880708A  8th July: Canadian radio (CHEZ 106), Ottawa.
                    - interview with MT

880708B  8th July: Ottawa, Canada, Barrymore's
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Blues In The Morning/Blind Willie
                    McTell/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/Laundromat Blues/Rock Me Baby)

880709A  9th July: Montreal, Canada, Jazz Festival
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/You Gotta Move/
                    Stranger In This Town)

880709B  9th July: Montreal or Mississauga, Canada, The Entex

880724A  24th July: Brampton, Canada,
                   (Jam/Red House/Goin' South/Giddy Up/Blind Willie McTell/Special/You Gotta Move)

880900A  September: JOHN MAYALL.
                   LP 'Archives To Eighties' (Polydor 837127-1 -USA). Producer: John Mayall. Songs
                   originally recorded in London, IBC Studios and/or Los Angeles, Larrabee Studios
                   10th - 25th November. Revised versions of old 'Back To The Roots'-material.
                   Reworked by John Mayall and Joe Yuele in Chatsworth, California, Pacific Sound
                   Studios. Incl.
                   - Force Of Nature (John Mayall) -Joe Yuele on drums instead of John
                        Mayall, new vocals by John Mayall
                   - Mr. Censor Man (John Mayall) -Joe Yuele on drums instead of Keef
                        Hartley, Johnny Almond (sax) was erased, new vocals and piano by John Mayall
                   Note: For all other info, see 701125A and 710600A.

880908A  8th September: CORKY LAING’S ALL-STARS. New York City, Lone Star
                   Roadhouse (1st show)

880908B  8th September: CORKY LAING’S ALL-STARS. New York City, Lone Star
                   Roadhouse (2nd show)
                   Note: One or both shows incl. (unverified):
                             - White House Blues (Trad.)
                             - The Dock Of The Bay (Steve Cropper/Otis Redding)
                             - Mustang Sally (Mack Rice)

880924A  24th September: GRATEFUL DEAD. New York City, Madison Square Garden
                   - West L.A. Fadeaway (Jerry Garcia/Robert Hunter)
                   - Little Red Rooster (Willie Dixon)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Jerry Garcia (gtr, voc)/Bob Weir (gtr, voc)/Mickey Hart (dr)/
                                  Billy Kreutzmann (dr)/Phil Lesh (bass)/Brent Mydland (keyb)
                   Note: Benefit show for Cultural Survival, Greenpeace and Rainforest Action
                             Network. Broadcast by US FM radio. A private video is reported to exist.

881003A  3rd October: KEITH RICHARDS.
                   LP 'Talk Is Cheap' (Virgin DM 209265A). Producers: KR and Steve Jordan.
                   Sound engineer: Don Smith. Recorded in New York in Fall 1987.
                   - I Could Have Stood You Up (KR/Steve Jordan)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/KR (gtr, voc)/Johnnie Johnson (p)/Chuck Leavell (keyb)/
                                  Bobby Keys (sax)/Joey Spampinato (bass)/Steve Jordan (dr, bvoc) 

881011A  11th October: JACK BRUCE. New York City, The Bottom Line (2nd show), incl.
                    - Spoonful (Willie Dixon)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr)/Jack Bruce (bass, voc)/Anton Fier (dr)/Pat Thrall (gtr)/
                                   David Bravo (keyb)

881027A  27th October: Cambridge, Massachusetts, 

881101A  1st November: DICKEY BETTS BAND. New York City, Lone Star Roadhouse
                    - Spoonful (Willie Dixon)
                    - Southbound (Richard Betts)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr)/Dickey Betts (gtr, voc)/Jack Bruce (bass)/Rick Derringer (gtr)/
                                   Warren Haynes (keyb)/Johnny Neal (keyb)/Marty Privette (bass)/
                                   Matt Abts (dr)
                    Note: Broadcast live through US FM (DC101).

881120A  20th November: US radio (D.I.R.) ‘King Biscuit Flower Hour’.
                   - Brown Sugar (MJ/KR) -Rotterdam 13.10.73
                   - Street Fighting Man (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                   - Gimme Shelter (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                   - Happy (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                   - Tumbling Dice (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                   - Dancing With Mr. D (MJ/KR) -Brussels 17.10.73, 1st show
                   - Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (MJ/KR) -London 09.09.73
                   - 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; edit
                   Note: The first two tracks were unaired until then.

880000B  1988 (?): SPEEDO ‘HARMONICA’ JONES.
                   CD ‘Have Blues Will Travel’ (Integrity INT-001- USA). Producer and sound
                   engineer: Kirk Yano. Recorded in New York City at Kamen Audio in 1988. Incl.
                   - Little Sister (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman)
                   - Brake Your Broom (Speedo Jones)
                   - Blues For Vic (Speedo Jones)
                   - The Speedster (Speedo Jones) -Andy Cardenas on drums
                   - Foxy Dame (Frannie McGee/Speedo Jones)
                   - Sea Cruise (Huey Smith/Frankie Ford) -Andy Cardenas on drums
                   - I Smell A Rat (Speedo Jones)
                   Musicians: MT (gtr)/Speedo Jones (harm, voc)/Jon Specter (gtr)/Billy Troiani
                                       (bass, voc)/David Bennett (keyb)/Howie Wyeth (dr)/Frannie McGee
                                       (bvoc)
                   Note: The CD is only available through private distribution from Speedo Jones.