TAYLOR MADE 1996

960100A  January: MICK TAYLOR FEATURING SASHA. New York City. Recording
                   of a promofilm. Director: Chuck Fishbein.
                   - Don’t Cry Little Woman (Sasha Gracanin)
                   Starring: MT (gtr)/Sasha (voc)

960200A  February: MICK TAYLOR FEATURING SASHA. New York City, Savebone
                   Studios. Recording of a promofilm. Director: not identified.
                   - Turn Off The Light (Sasha Gracanin)
                   Starring: MT (gtr)/Sasha (voc)/Steve Ferrone (dr)/Robin Clark, Tawatha Agee and
                                   Vivian Cherry (bvoc)/T.M. Stevens (bass)/Carlos Alomar (gtr)/Lenny Pickett
                                   (sax)/Borko (p)/Earl Gardner, Alex Foster and Stanley Harrison (horns)

960300A  March: BRUCE WILLIS & THE ACCELERATORS. London, Forum Club
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Bruce Willis (voc, harm)/& The Accelerators

960306A  6th March: Istanbul, Turkey,
960307A  7th March: Istanbul, Turkey,
960308A  8th March: Istanbul, Turkey,
                   Line-up: see 960310A.

960310A 10th March: London, Astoria Theatre, 'The Grand Whammy'
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Snowy White (gtr)/Kuma Harada (bass)/Max Middleton (keyb)/
                                  Jeff Allen (dr)
                   Note: Benefit gig for UNICEF.
                             With special guest star Bruce Willis (voc, harm) on one song. Also guesting
                              were Anthony Thistlethwaite (sax) on 'I Wonder Why' and Martin Ditcham (perc)
                              on 'You Gotta Move'.

960400A  April: MICK TAYLOR ALL STAR BLUES BAND.
                   Promo-CD ‘Mick Taylor All Star Blues Band’ (Sensible Music SM1).
                   - I Wonder Why (Albert King) -taken from ‘Strangers In This Town’-CD
                   - Laundromat Blues (Sandy Jones) -taken from ‘Strangers In This Town’-CD
                   - Little Red Rooster (Willie Dixon) -taken from ‘Strangers In This Town’-CD
                   - Slow Blues (MT) -taken from ‘Mick Taylor’-album

April: European Tour.
                 Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Snowy White (gtr, voc)/Kuma Harada (bass)/Jeff Allen (dr)/
                                Max Middleton (keyb)

960412A  12th April: Madrid, Spain, La Sala
                   (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/You Shook Me/Fed Up With The Blues/
                     Can’t You Hear Me Knocking)
                   Note: Soundboard recording was made.

960413A  13th April: Jerez, Spain, ‘1st Record And Cinema Fair’

960422A  22nd April: Amstelveen, Holland, Bell’s Club

960423A  23rd April: Marcq En Baroeul, France, Salle Paul Doumer

960424A  24th April: French TV ( ), news-report, incl.
                   - interview with MT (Marcq En Baroeul 23.4.)
                   - You Gotta Move (Fred McDowell/Gary Davis) - Marcq En Baroeul 23.4., part

960424B  24th April: Paris, France, New Morning Club
                   (I Wonder Why/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/You Gotta Move/Can’t You
                    Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/Little Red Rooster/Judgement Day)

960425A  25th April: Paris, France, New Morning Club
                    (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/Laundromat Blues/
                     Little Red Rooster)

960426A  26th April: Gronau, Germany, Jazz Festival
                    (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Laundromat Blues)

960427A  27th April: Hamburg, Germany, Fabrik
                    (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/Laundromat Blues/
                     Little Red Rooster)
                    Note: The whole show was recorded by German radio (DLF).

960428A  28th April: Munich, Germany, Hotel Bayrischer Hof
                    (I Wonder Why/You Gotta Move/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/Laundromat Blues/
                     Little Red Rooster)

960429A  29th April: Vienna, Austria, Rock-Haus
                    (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/Laundromat Blues/
                     Little Red Rooster)
                    Note: A private video of the complete show exists. 

960430A  30th April: Salzburg, Austria, Kulturgelaende Nonntal
                    (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/Boogie Man/You Shook Me/Blind
                     Willie McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/
                     Laundromat Blues/Little Red Rooster)

960500A  May: LIGABUE. Italian TV (RAI1) 'Yes For Europe', Turin, Italy, Piazza
                   Castello
                   - You Can't Always Get What You Want (MJ/KR) -Susan Taylor on backing
                         vocals
                   - Vivo Morto O X (Luciano Ligabue)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, bvoc)/Luciano Ligabue (voc, gtr)/Mel Previte (gtr)/Federico
                                  Capitan Fede Poggipollini (gtr)/Rigo Righetti (bass)/Robby Sanchez (dr)

960516A  16th May: Stockton,
                    (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/You Shook Me/Boogie Man/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Little Red Rooster)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Snowy White (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Roger Innes
                                   (bass)/Jeff Allen (dr)

960523A  23rd May: Kaajani, Finland, Kajanus Teltta, ‘Rhythm & Blues Marathon’
960524A  24th May: unidentified town, Norway,

960529A  29th May: French TV (MCM) ‘MCM Blues’. Incl.
                    - You Gotta Move (Fred McDowell/Gary Davis) -Paris 25.4.96
                    - interview with MT

960601A  1st June: European TV (NBC) ‘Talkin’ Blues’. Incl.
                    - interview with MT (recorded in January in New York City, Savebone Studios)

960600A  late Spring/early Summer: SASHA GRACANIN & MICK TAYLOR. New York
                   City, Savebone Studios. Producer: Sasha Gracanin. Incl.
                   - Just Another Girl (Sasha Gracanin)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Sasha Gracanin (voc, gtr)/T.M. Stevens (bass)/Steve Ferrone
                                  (dr)/Borko (keyb)/Robin Clark, Vivian Cherry & Tawatha Agee (bvoc)/
                                  Lenny Pickett (horns)
                   Note: Released as bonus track for Shadow Man on i-tunes in August 2009
                             (see 090830A).

960705A  5th July: Paris, France, New Morning Club
                   (I Wonder Why/You Shook Me/Boogie Man/You Gotta Move/Blind Willie
                     McTell/Red House/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Snowy White (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Kuma Harada
                                   (bass)/Blair Cunningham (dr)
                    Note: Soundboard recording was made.

960706A  6th July: Vittel, France, Palais de Congrés, ‘Festival de Guitare’

17th - 22nd July: Italian Tour.
                  Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Robert Ahwai (gtr)/Kuma
                                 Harada (bass)/Blair Cunningham (dr)

960717A  17th July: Izola, Slovenia, Stadium
960718A  18th July: Naples, Italy, Marechiaro Blues Festival
960719A  19th July: Arbatax (Sassari), Italy, festival

960720A  20th July: LIGABUE. Montreux, Switzerland, 'Jazzfestival'
                   - You Can't Always Get What You Want (MJ/KR) -Susan Taylor on backing
                         vocals
                   - Vivo Morto O X (Luciano Ligabue)
                   - Hai Un Momento, Dio? (Luciano Ligabue)
                   - You Gotta Move (Fred McDowell/Rev. Gary Davis)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Luciano Ligabue (voc, gtr)/Mel Previte (gtr)/Federico Capitan
                                  Fede Poggipollini (gtr)/Rigo Righetti (bass)/Robby Sanchez (dr)

960721A  21st July: Monforte D’Alba, Italy, Teatro Romana

960722A  22nd July: Cesena, Italy, La Rocca Malatestiana
                   (Boogie Man/Blues In The Morning/Goin’ South/Giddy Up/Fed Up With The
                    Blues-Tore Down-Laundromat Blues/You Gotta Move/You Can’t Always
                    Get What You Want)
                   Note: With special guest Luciano Ligabue (voc) on 'You Gotta Move' and
                              'You Can't Always Get What You Want'. 

960725A  25th July: Rome, Italy.
                    - interview with MT

960725B  25th July: BLACK CAT BONE. Tübingen, Germany, Kulturzelt, incl.
                   (I Wonder Why/Born Under A Bad Sign/Red House/Wake Up Call/Slow Blues)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Hans-Joerg Mueller (gtr, voc)/Linus Wahl (keyb)/
                                  Stephan Wegner (bass)/Uli Wagner (dr)
                   Note: Most of the show exists on private video (lacking the last song Blind Willie
                             McTell)

960728A  28th July: Oldenburg, Germany, Schlossplatz
                   (Giddy Up/Blues In The Morning/Goin' South/Boogie Man/I Wonder Why)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Robert Ahwai (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Michael Bailey
                                  (bass)/Richard Bailey (dr)

960821A  21st August: MICK TAYLOR FEATURING SASHA.
                   CD ‘Shadow Man’ (Alfa International ALCB-3147 -Japan). Producer: Sasha
                   Gracanin. Sound engineer: Nenad Gracanin. Recorded at Savebone Studios,
                   New York City from June 1995 onwards.
                   - Turn Off The Light (Sasha Gracanin) -Carlos Alomar on guitar
                   - Hurt (Sasha Gracanin) -Don Wershba on guitar
                   - Just Another Heartache (Sasha Gracanin)
                   - Shadow Woman (Sasha Gracanin) -Rob Paparozzi on harmonica
                   - Don’t Cry Little Woman (Sasha Gracanin)
                   - Honky Tonk Women (MJ/KR)
                   - Shattered (Sasha Gracanin)
                   - Happy Man (Sasha Gracanin) -Stan Harrison on sax
                   - Don’t Wait Too Long (Sasha Gracanin) -Bob Quinones on guitar
                   - This Night (Sasha Gracanin)
                   - Someday (Sasha Gracanin) -Bob Quinones on guitar, Stan Harrison on sax
                   Musicians: MT (gtr)/Sasha (voc, gtr)/T.M. Stevens (bass)/Steve Ferrone (dr,
                                       perc)/Borko (org, p)/Robin Clark, Vivian Cherry & Tawatha Agee
                                       (bvoc)/Lenny Pickett, Earl Gardner & Paul Alex Foster (horns)
                   Note: In fact this is a Sasha Gracanin-soloalbum with MT as session guitarist.
                             But the executives from the record company thought it would be a good
                             idea to cash in with MT's name. 

960907A  7th September: Kalamate, Greece,
                   (I Wonder Why/You Gotta Move/Fed Up With The Blues/Goin’ South/
                    Red House/Can’t You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Robert Ahwai (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Kuma Harada
                                   (bass)/Richard Bailey (dr)

961000A  Autumn: VARIOUS ARTISTS.
                   Promo-CD ‘Sampler 1995/1996’ (Shattered Music SHA P-02, US). Incl.
                   - interview with MT (probably from 1993)

961018A  18th October: Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain, Teatre Ateneu, 'Festival Internacional
                    De Blues'
                    Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Snowy White (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Kuma Harada
                                   (bass)/Richard Bailey (dr)

961030A  30th October: Granada, Spain, Aula Magna De Ciencias

961100A  November: BLUE THUNDER.
                   CD ‘Blues And Beyond’ (Dixiefrog DFGCD 8457). Producers: David Hentschel &
                   Paul Williams. Sound engineer: Barry Hammond. Recorded at Chipping Norton
                   Recording Studios, Oxfordshire, England. Incl.
                   - Going Back (Paul Williams/David Hentschel)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Paul Williams (voc)/Micky Moody (gtr)/Pete Stoud (bass)/
                                  Gary Husband (dr)/David Hentschel (keyb)
                   Note: Later also released in the US under the group name Juicy Lucy.

961109A  9th November: New Brighton, England, Floral Hall, 'Wirral Guitar Festival'
                   (You Gotta Move/I Wonder Why/You Shook Me/Goin’ South/Band introduction 1/
                    Boogie Man/Blind Willie McTell/Blues In The Morning/Can’t You Hear Me
                    Knocking/Band introduction 2/Laundromat Blues)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Robert Ahwai (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Michael Bailey
                                 (bass)/Jeff Allen (dr)

961110A  10th November: WALKIE TALKIE.
                   CD ‘School Yard Rhymes’(Laundry Room Records LRR9603). Producer:
                   Justin Goldberg. Sound engineer: C.J. Eiriksson. Incl.:
                   - Love In Arms (MT/Jim Lacey-Baker) -COMPOSER CREDIT ONLY
                   Line-up: Jim Lacey Baker (gtr, voc)/Dani Francis (bvoc)/John Harlan (bass)/
                                  Lonnie Harrigan (dr)/Dino Saldo (sax)
                   Note: Composer credit, MT does not play on this track.

22nd - 30th November: Southeuropean Tour.
                  Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Robert Ahwai (gtr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Michael
                                 Bailey (bass)/Jeff Allen (dr)

961122A  22nd November: Athens, Greece, Rodon Club
961123A  23rd November: Pescara, Italy, Teatro Micketti
961124A  24th November: Subiaco, Italy, Teatro Tenda
961127A  27th November: Nave, Italy, San Costanzo
961128A  28th November: San Fior, Italy, Sonny Boy
961129A  29th November: Dorgali, Italy, Celite
961130A  30th November: Erba, Italy, Excelsior -unsure