Welcome to the Official Jack Bruce.com

 

Discography - 1963-2010

 

Researched and compiled by Bob Elliott (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

 

 

Section One: Solo Work                       

 

Jack's first solo release was a single released on Polydor BM 56036 in the UK on Dec. 3, 1965

with "I'm Gettin' Tired (of drinkin' and gamblin' etcetera)" and "Rootin' Tootin'". The single

included Don Rendell (saxophone) and John Stevens (drums) and was included on Rare Tracks

(Polydor Special 2482 274) released in 1976. It can also be found on the 2008 box set release,

The Anthology - Can You Follow? on Esoteric Recordings (ECLECBOX 1).

 

Solo Albums                                                     Release Date

 

Songs For A Tailor (Polydor 583 058)                                                 1969       

Songs For A Tailor (Polydor 065 603-2)(remaster includes these bonus tracks *)       2003

 

Recorded at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London, England April - June 1969.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, organ, piano, electric piano, guitar, cello, vocals

Chris Spedding - guitar

George Harrison - guitar (1)

Jon Hiseman - drums (all tracks except 5,7)

John Marshall - drums (5,7)

Harry Beckett - trumpet

Henry Lowther - trumpet

Dick Heckstall-Smith – tenor and soprano saxophones

Art Themen – tenor and soprano saxophones

John Mumford - trombone (8)

Felix Pappalardi - vocals (5,9), guitar (9), percussion (7)

 

 1. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 2. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 3. Tickets To Waterfalls

 4. Weird of Hermiston

 5. Rope Ladder To The Moon

 6. The Ministry of Bag

 7. He The Richmond

 8. Boston Ball Game, 1967

 9. To Isengard

10. The Clearout

11. The Ministry of Bag* (demo)

12. Weird of Hermiston* (alternate mix)

13. The Clearout* (alternate mix)

14. The Ministry of Bag* (alternate mix)

 

Things We Like (Polydor 2343 033)                                                    1970

Things We Like (Polydor 065 604-2) (remaster includes this bonus track *)            2003

 

Recorded at IBC Studios, London, England in August 1968.

 

Jack Bruce - double bass

Dick Heckstall-Smith - saxophones

Jon Hiseman - drums

John McLaughlin - guitar (3-8)

 

 1. Over The Cliff

 2. Statues

 3. Sam Enchanted Dick (Medley):

    Sam's Sack/Rill's Thrills

 4. Born To Be Blue  

 5. HCKHH Blues (Hayseed Country Kicking Ho Ho Blues)

 6. Ballad For Arthur

 7. Things We Like

 8. Ageing Jack Bruce, Three, From Scotland, England*

 

Harmony Row (Polydor 2310 107)                                                       1971

Harmony Row (Polydor 065 605-2)(remaster includes these bonus tracks *)              2003

 

Recorded at Command Studios, London, England in January 1971 except track 13 which

was recorded at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London, England on Oct. 6, 1969.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, organ, piano, electric piano, acoustic guitar, vocals

Chris Spedding - guitar

John Marshall - drums, percussion

 

 1. Can You Follow?

 2. Escape To The Royal Wood (In Ice)

 3. You Burned The Tables On Me

 4. There's A Forest

 5. Morning Story

 6. Folk Song

 7. Smiles and Grins

 8. Post War

 9. A Letter of Thanks

10. Victoria Sage

11. The Consul At Sunset

12. Green Hills (Can You Follow?)* (instrumental version)

13. You Burned The Tables On Me* (electric piano version)

14. There's A Forest* (first take)

15. Escape To The Royal Wood (On Ice)* (instrumental demo)

16. Can You Follow?* (first take)

 

Jack Bruce - At His Best 2LP (RSO Records 2659 024)                                  1972

 

The first in the many of 'best of' releases that have been released over Jack's

career. This double LP includes material from Songs For A Tailor, Things We Like

and Harmony Row.

 

LP 1 - Side A

 

 1. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 2. Morning Story

 3. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 4. Post War

 5. Tickets To Waterfalls

 

     - Side B

 

 1. Folk Song

 2. You Burned The Tables On Me

 3. He The Richmond

 4. Victoria Sage

 

LP 2 - Side A

 

 1. A Letter of Thanks

 2. The Clearout

 3. HCKHH Blues (Hayseed Country Kicking Ho Ho Blues)

 4. Boston Ball Game, 1967

 5. Rope Ladder To The Moon

 

     - Side B

 

 1. Weird of Hermiston

 2. Smiles and Grins

 3. To Isengard

 4. The Consul At Sunset

 5. Can You Follow?

 

BBC Live In Concert (Windsong WIND076)                                               1995 

 

Jack Bruce & Friends

 

Recorded for BBC Radio 1 'In Concert' at the BBC Paris Theatre, London, England

on Aug. 18, 1971. Broadcast on Aug. 29, 1971.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

Graham Bond - keyboards, alto saxophone, vocals (7)

Chris Spedding - guitar

Art Themen - tenor saxophone

John Marshall - drums, percussion

 

 1. You Burned The Tables On Me

 2. Folk Song

 3. A Letter of Thanks

 4. Smiles and Grins

 5. We're Going Wrong

 6. The Clearout

 7. Have You Ever Loved A Woman

 8. Powerhouse Sod

 9. You Sure Look Good To Me

 

Out of The Storm (RSO Records RSO 2394 143)                                          1974

Out of The Storm (Polydor 065 606-2)(remaster includes these bonus tracks *)         2003
 

Recorded at the Record Plant Studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California

Nov. 1973 - May 1974.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, organ, piano, electric piano, clavinet, harmonium, harmonica, vocals

Steve Hunter - lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars

Jim Keltner - drums (2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12)

Jim Gordon - drums (1,7,8,9,13)

 

 1. Peaces of Mind

 2. Golden Days

 3. Running Through Our Hands

 4. Keep On Wondering

 5. Keep It Down

 6. Into The Storm

 7. One

 8. Timeslip

 9. Peaces of Mind* (first mix)

10. Keep On Wondering* (first mix)

11. Keep It Down* (first mix)

12. Into The Storm* (first mix)

13. One* (first mix)

 

Live On The Old Grey Whistle Test (Strange Fruit WHISCD 010)                         1998

 

Jack Bruce Band

 

Recorded for BBC TV 'Old Grey Whistle Test' at BBC TV Centre, London, England

on June 6, 1975.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

Mick Taylor - guitar

Carla Bley - organ, synthesizer, clavinet, mellotron, electric piano

Ronnie Leahy - piano, electric piano, synthesizer

Bruce Gary - drums

 

 1. Can You Follow?

 2. Morning Story

 3. Keep It Down

 4. Peaces of Mind

 5. One

 6. Spirit

 7. Smiles and Grins

 

Jack Bruce & Friends

 

Recorded for BBC TV 'Old Grey Whistle Test' at the University of Surrey in

Guildford, England on May 11, 1981.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, lead vocals

Clem Clempson - guitars, vocals

Billy Cobham - drums

David Sancious - keyboards, guitar

 

 8. White Room

 9. Hit and Run

10. Slow Blues

11. Livin' Without Ja

12. Dancing On Air

13. In This Way

14. Theme For An Imaginary Western

15. Politician

 

Live '75 2CD (Polydor 065 607-2)                                                     2003

 

Jack Bruce Band

 

Recorded at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England on June 1, 1975.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

Mick Taylor - guitar

Carla Bley - organ, synthesizer, clavinet, mellotron, electric piano

Ronnie Leahy - piano, electric piano, synthesizer

Bruce Gary - drums

 

Disc One :

 

 1. Can You Follow?

 2. Morning Story

 3. Keep It Down

 4. Peaces of Mind

 5. Tickets To Waterfalls/Weird of Hermiston/Post War

 6. Spirit

 

Disc Two :

 

 1. One

 2. You Burned The Tables On Me

 3. Smiles and Grins

 4. Sunshine of Your Love

 

How's Tricks (RSO Records RSO 2394 180)                                              1977

How's Tricks (Polydor 065 608-2) (remaster includes these bonus tracks *)            2003

 

Recorded at Manor Studios, Oxfordshire, England October - December 1976.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, harmonica, lead vocals

Hughie Burns - guitar, vocals, lead vocal on (4)

Tony Hymas - keyboards, vibraphone, vocals

Simon Phillips - drums, glockenspiel, vocals

Mick Taylor - guitar (11)

Carla Bley - organ, synthesizer, clavinet, mellotron, electric piano (11)

Ronnie Leahy - piano, electric piano, synthesizer (11)

Bruce Gary - drums (11)

 

 

 1. Without A Word

 2. Johnny B' 77

 3. Times

 4. Baby Jane

 5. Lost Inside A Song

 6. How's Tricks

 7. Madhouse

 8. Waiting For The Call

 9. Outsiders

10. Something To Live For

11. Without A Word* (recorded at Scorpio Sound, London, England Nov. 28, 1974)

12. Something To Love For* (single edit)

 

Jet Set Jewel (Polydor 065 609-2)                                                    2003

 

Recorded at Chipping Norton Studios, Oxfordshire, England and Trident Studios,

London, England August - October 1978.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, cello, lead vocals

Hughie Burns - guitar, vocals

Tony Hymas - keyboards, vocals

Simon Phillips - drums, percussion, vocals

Dick Heckstall-Smith - saxophones (1,3)

 

 1. The Boy

 2. Head In The Sun

 3. Neighbour, Neighbour

 4. Childsong

 5. Jet Set Jewel

 6. Please

 7. Maybe It's Dawn

 8. Mickey The Fiddler

 9. She's Moving On

10. The Best Is Still To Come  

 

I've Always Wanted To Do This (Epic EPC 84672)                                       1980

 

Recorded and mixed in August 1980 at the House of Music in West Orange, New Jersey.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, harmonica, lead vocals

Clem Clempson - guitars, vocals

Billy Cobham - drums, vocals

David Sancious - keyboards, guitar (7,9)

 

 1. Hit and Run

 2. Running Back

 3. Facelift 318

 4. In This Way

 5. Mickey The Fiddler

 6. Dancing On Air

 7. Livin' Without Ja

 8. Wind and The Sea

 9. Out To Lunch

10. Bird Alone

 

Jack Bruce - The Collection (Castle Communications CCSCD 326)                        1992

 

A 'best of' release featuring Cream material and tracks from Songs For A Tailor,

Harmony Row and Out of The Storm. 

 

 1. Tales of Brave Ulysses

 2. SWLABR

 3. White Room

 4. Politician

 5. As You Said

 6. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 7. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 8. Tickets To Waterfalls

 9. Spoonful

10. Weird of Hermiston

11. Rope Ladder To The Moon

12. He The Richmond

13. The Clearout

14. I Feel Free

15. Folk Song

16. Golden Days

17. Running Through Our Hands

18. Keep It Down

19. Keep On Wondering

20. Sunshine of Your Love 

 

Concert Classics Volume 9 (Concert Classic RRCC00709)                                 1999

 

Single CD release of Doing this... on Ice!   

 

Recorded live at the Rainbow Music Hall in Denver, Colorado on Nov. 20, 1980.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, harmonica, lead vocals

Clem Clempson - guitars, vocals

Billy Cobham - drums, vocals

David Sancious - keyboards, guitar

 

 1. White Room

 2. Hit and Run

 3. Clem's Blues

 4. Born Under A Bad Sign

 5. Livin' Without Ja

 6. Dancing On Air

 7. Post War

 8. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 9. Facelift 318

10. Morning Story

11. Tightrope

12. Traintime

13. Politician

 

Doing this... on Ice! 2CD (Pilot 125)                                                2001

Bird Alone 2CD (Neptune TUNECD114)                                                   2005

 

Recorded live at the Rainbow Music Hall in Denver, Colorado on Nov. 20, 1980.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, harmonica, lead vocals

Clem Clempson - guitars, vocals

Billy Cobham - drums, vocals

David Sancious - keyboards, guitar

 

Disc One :

 

 1. White Room

 2. Hit and Run

 3. Clem's Blues

 4. Born Under A Bad Sign

 5. Livin' Without Ja

 6. Dancing On Air

 7. Post War

 8. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 

Disc Two :

 

 1. Facelift 318

 2. Morning Story 

 3. Tightrope

 4. Traintime

 5. Politician

 6. Sunshine of Your Love

 7. Bird Alone

 

Automatic (Intercord 145069)                                                         1983

 

Recorded in 1983 at the Britannia Row Recording Studios in London, England.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, keyboards, programmed drums, piano, harmonica, cello,

             acoustic guitar, vocals

Bruce Gary – percussion programming assistance, drums (8)

 

 1. A Boogie

 2. Uptown Breakdown

 3. Travlin' Child

 4. New World

 5. Make Love (Part II)

 6. Green & Blue

 7. The Swarm

 8. Encore

 9. Automatic Pilot

 

I Feel Free / Make Love (Part II) single (Virgin 108 325-100)                        1986

 

New studio recordings not available on any other release.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, vocals

Clem Clempson - guitar

Ronnie Leahy - keyboards

Bruce Gary - drums

 

Willpower - A Twenty Year Retrospective (Polydor 837 806-2)                          1989

 

A 'best of' release with two new songs recorded with Eric Clapton and

three songs from the then-unreleased Jet Set Jewel.

 

Jack Bruce – bass, piano, organ, acoustic guitar, harmonium (11), cellos, vocals 

 

with guests on Willpower and Ships In The Night :

 

Eric Clapton - lead guitar (1,17)

Clem Clempson - guitar (1)

Maggie Reilly - vocals (17)

Stuart Elliot - drums (1,17)

Peter Weihe - acoustic guitars (17)  

 

 1. Willpower

 2. As You Said

 3. White Room

 4. Rope Ladder To The Moon

 5. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 6. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 7. Can You Follow?

 8. Morning Story

 9. Folk Song

10. Keep It Down

11. Peaces of Mind

12. Without A Word

13. How's Tricks

14. Jet Set Jewel

15. Mickey The Fiddler

16. The Best Is Still To Come

17. Ships In The Night

 

A Question of Time (Epic 465 629 2)                                                  1989

 

Recorded in 1989 at Savage and Alpha-Omega Studios in San Francisco, California

and Electric Lady and Greene Street Recording Studios in NYC.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, acoustic guitar, cello, vocals

 

with guests Ginger Baker, Tony Williams, Vernon Reid, Bernie Worrell, Gary 'Bone' Cooper,

Allan Holdsworth, Albert Collins, Mark Nauseef, Dougie Bowne and many others.

 

 1. Life On Earth

 2. Make Love

 3. No Surrender

 4. Flying

 5. Hey Now Princess

 6. Blues You Can't Lose

 7. Obsession

 8. Kwela

 9. Let Me Be

10. Only Playing Games

11. A Question of Time

12. Grease The Wheels

 

Somethin Els (CMP Records CMP CD 1001)                                               1993

 

Recorded at Ztudio in Zerkall, Germany between 1986-92.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, keyboards, vocals

 

with guests Eric Clapton, Maggie Reilly, Clem Clempson, Peter Weihe, Stuart Elliot,

Trilock Gurtu, Dave Liebman, Dick Heckstall-Smith and many others.

 

 1. Waiting On A Word

 2. Willpower

 3. Ships In The Night

 4. Peaces of The East

 5. Close Enough For Love

 6. G.B. Dawn Blues

 7. Criminality

 8. Childsong

 9. FM

 

Cities of The Heart 2CD (CMP Records CMP CD 1005)                                    1994

 

Recorded live at E-Werk, Cologne, Germany Nov. 2-3, 1993.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

 

with guests Maggie Reilly, Gary 'Mudbone' Cooper, Gary Moore, Clem Clempson,

Dick Heckstall-Smith, Art Themen, Henry Lowther, John Mumford, Bernie Worrell,

Jonas Bruce, Malcolm Bruce, Francois Garny, Ginger Baker, Simon Phillips,

Gary Husband, Pete Brown and Kip Hanrahan.

 

Disc One :

 

 1. Can You Follow?

 2. Running Through Our Hands

 3. Over The Cliff

 4. Statues

 5. First Time I Met The Blues

 6. Smiles and Grins

 7. Bird Alone

 8. Neighbour, Neighbour

 9. Born Under A Bad Sign

 

Disc Two :

 

 1. Ships In The Night

 2. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 3. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 4. Golden Days

 5. Life On Earth

 6. N.S.U.

 7. Sitting On Top of The World

 8. Politician

 9. Spoonful

10. Sunshine of Your Love

 

Sitting On Top of The World (Times Square 9003)                                      1997

 

Compiled from the CMP release of Cities of The Heart.

 

Recorded live at E-Werk, Cologne, Germany Nov. 2-3, 1993.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

 

with guests Maggie Reilly, Gary 'Mudbone' Cooper, Gary Moore, Clem Clempson,

Dick Heckstall-Smith, Art Themen, Henry Lowther, John Mumford, Bernie Worrell,

Jonas Bruce, Malcolm Bruce, Francois Garny, Ginger Baker, Simon Phillips,

Gary Husband, Pete Brown and Kip Hanrahan.

 

 1. Can You Follow?

 2. Over The Cliff

 3. First Time I Met The Blues

 4. Neighbour, Neighbour

 5. Ships In The Night

 6. Born Under A Bad Sign

 7. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 8. N.S.U.

 9. Sitting On Top of The World

10. Politician

11. Spoonful

12. Sunshine of Your Love

 

Monkjack (CMP Records CMP CD 1010)                                                   1995

 

Recorded at Ztudio in Zerkall, Germany in May 1995.

 

Jack Bruce - piano, vocals

Bernie Worrell - Hammond B3 organ

 

 1. The Food

 2. The Boy

 3. Shouldn't We

 4. David's Harp

 5. Time Repairs

 6. Laughing On Music Street

 7. Know One Blues

 8. Folk Song

 9. Weird of Hermiston

10. Tightrope

11. Third Degree

12. Immortal Ninth

 

The Jack Bruce Collector's Edition (CMP Records CMP CD 1013)                         1996

 

A 'best of' release comprising of material that Jack recorded for CMP Records,

plus new recordings of Sitting On Top of The World and Politician. 

 

Recorded at Ztudio in Zerkall, Germany 1986-1995 and live at E-Werk, Cologne,

Germany Nov. 2-3, 1993.  

 

 1. Waiting On A Word

 2. Ships In The Night

 3. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 4. Sitting On Top of The World

 5. Life On Earth

 6. N.S.U.

 7. Folk Song

 8. The Wind Cries Mary

 9. Politician

10. Rope Ladder To The Moon

11. Childsong

12. Time Repairs

13. Third Degree

14. Colotomix II 

 

Shadows In The Air (Sanctuary SANCD 084)                                             2001

 

Recorded at Sorcerer Sound, Soundtrack and RPM Studios, NYC and Olympic Studios,

London, England November 1999 - December 2000.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, acoustic guitar, vocals

Vernon Reid - guitar

El Negro Horacio Hernandez - drums

Robby Ameen - drums

Milton Cardona - congas

Richie Flores - congas

Alfredo Triff - violin

 

with guests Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Gary Moore, Chanquito Luis Quintana,

Malcolm Bruce, Andy Gonzalez and many others.

 

 1. Out Into The Fields

 2. 52nd Steet

 3. Heart Quake

 4. Boston Ball Game, 1967

 5. This Anger's A Liar

 6. Sunshine of Your Love

 7. Directions Home (for Tony Williams and Larry Young)

 8. Milonga

 9. Windowless Rooms

10. Dark Heart

11. Mr Flesh

12. He The Richmond

13. White Room

14. Surge

 

More Jack Than God (Sanctuary SANCD 211)                                             2003

 

Recorded at Sorcerer Sound and RPM Studios in NYC and Parkgate Studios

in Battle, England 2002-2003.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, synthesizer, digital drums, vocals

Vernon Reid - guitar

Godfrey Townsend - guitar

Malcolm Bruce - guitar, piano

Bernie Worrell - Hammond B3 organ

Robby Ameen - drums

El Negro Horacio Hernandez - drums

Richie Flores - congas

 

 1. So They Invented Race

 2. Follow The Fire

 3. Kelly's Blues

 4. We're Going Wrong

 5. Bizniz

 6. Progress

 7. I Feel Free

 8. Ricin (Daylight Gathering)

 9. The Night That Once Was Mine

10. Milonga Too

12. Cold Island (for Cozy Powell)

13. Politician

13. Lost In The City (Jam Mix)

 

Rope Ladder To The Moon - An Introduction To Jack Bruce (Polydor 065 610-2)          2003

 

Another 'best of' release comprising of material from Jack's solo recordings.

 

 1. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 2. Rope Ladder To The Moon

 3. Weird of Hermiston

 4. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 5. Tickets To Waterfalls

 6. Things We Like

 7. Folk Song

 8. You Burned The Tables On Me

 9. Can You Follow?

10. Morning Story

11. Running Through Our Hands

12. Timeslip

13. One

14. Keep It Down

15. How's Tricks

16. Without A Word

17. Jet Set Jewel

 

HR Big Band featuring Jack Bruce (HR Musik HRMJ 03807)                               2007

 

Recorded live at the 37th Deutsches Jazzfestival in Frankfurt, Germany

on Oct. 26, 2006. Featuring the Hessischer Rundfunk Big Band, conducted

by Jörg Achim Keller.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, acoustic guitar, vocals
Jörg Achim Keller - conductor, arranger
Tobias Weidinger - trumpet, flugelhorn
Martin Auer - trumpet, flugelhorn
Thomas Vogel - trumpet, flugelhorn
Axel Schlosser - trumpet, flugelhorn
Günter Bollmann - trombone
Peter Feil - trombone
Christian Jaksjø - trombone
Manfred Honetschläger - bass trombone
Heinz-Dieter Sauerborn - alto, soprano saxophone, flute
Oliver Leicht - alto, soprano saxophone, flute
Steffen Weber - tenor, soprano saxophone, flute
Andreas Maile - tenor, soprano saxophone, flute
Rainer Heute - baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
Peter Reiter - piano, electric piano, keyboards
Martin Scales - guitar
Thomas Heidepriem - bass
Danny Gottlieb - drums
Farouk Gomati – percussion

Corin Bruce – cowbell

 

 1. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 2. Rope Ladder To The Moon

 3. Spoonful

 4. Smiles and Grins

 5. Born Under A Bad Sign

 6. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 7. Milonga

 8. The Consul At Sunset

 9. We're Going Wrong

10. Deserted Cities of The Heart

11. Sunshine of Your Love

 

Spirit - Live At The BBC 1971 - 1978 3CD (Polydor 5305568)                           2008

 

A 3CD release of recordings made for the BBC.

 

Disc One :

 

Jack Bruce & Friends

 

Recorded for BBC Radio 1 'In Concert' at the BBC Paris Theatre, London, England

on Aug. 18, 1971. Broadcast on Aug. 29, 1971.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

Graham Bond - keyboards, alto saxophone, vocals (7)

Chris Spedding - guitar

Art Themen - tenor saxophone

John Marhshall - drums, percussion

 

 1. You Burned The Tables On Me

 2. Folk Song

 3. A Letter of Thanks

 4. Smiles and Grins

 5. We're Going Wromg

 6. The Clearout

 7. Have You Ever Loved A Woman

 8. Powerhouse Sod

 9. You Sure Look Good To Me

 

Jack Bruce with Jon Hiseman and John Surman 

 

Recorded for BBC Radio 3 'Jazz In Britain', London, England on Aug. 10, 1971.

Broadcast on Aug. 31, 1971.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, vocals (12)

Jon Hiseman - drums

John Surman - baritone and soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, celeste

 

10. Jack's Gone

11. Clearway

12. Powerhouse Sod

 

Disc Two :

 

Jack Bruce Band

 

Recorded for BBC TV 'Old Grey Whistle Test' at BBC TV Centre, London, England

on June 6, 1975.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, vocals

Mick Taylor - guitar

Carla Bley - organ, synthesizer, clavinet, mellotron, electric piano

Ronnie Leahy - piano, electric piano, synthesizer

Bruce Gary - drums

 

 1. Can You Follow?

 2. Morning Story

 3. Keep It Down

 4. Peaces of Mind

 5. One

 6. Spirit

 7. Without A Word

 8. Smiles and Grins

 

Jack Bruce with Jon Hiseman and John Surman

 

Recorded for BBC Radio 3 'Jazz In Britain - At The Third Stroke', London, England

on June 26, 1978. Broadcast on Sept. 4, 1978.

 

Jack Bruce - bass

Jon Hiseman - drums

John Surman - baritone and soprano saxophone

 

 9. Fifteen Minutes Past Three

10. Ten To Four

 

Disc Three :

 

Jack Bruce Band

 

Recorded for BBC Radio 1 'In Concert' at the BBC Paris Theatre, London, England

on April 14, 1977. Broadcast on April 30, 1977.

 

Jack Bruce - bass, piano, lead vocals

Hughie Burns - guitar, vocals, lead vocals (4)

Tony Hymas - keyboards, vocals

Simon Phillips - drums, vocals

 

 1. Madhouse

 2. Without A Word

 3. Times

 4. Baby Jane

 5. Born Under A Bad Sign

 6. Lost Inside A Song

 7. Something To Live For

 8. How's Tricks

 9. Spirit

10. Out Into The Fields

11. You Burned The Tables On Me

 

Jack Bruce with Jon Hiseman and John Surman

 

Recorded for BBC Radio 3 'Jazz In Britain - At The Third Stroke', London, England

on June 26, 1978. Broadcast on Sept. 4, 1978.

 

Jack Bruce - bass

Jon Hiseman - drums

John Surman - baritone and soprano saxophone

 

12. Twenty Past Four

 

The Anthology - Can You Follow? 6CD (Esoteric Recordings ECLECBOX 1)                 2008

 

Deluxe anthology featuring selections from Jack's solo career and his work with :

 

Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated, The Graham Bond Quartet, Duffy Power,

The Graham Bond Organisation, John Mayall's Bluebreakers, Manfred Mann,

Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse, Cream, The Tony Williams Lifetime,

West, Bruce & Laing, Frank Zappa, Rocket 88, Robin Trower and BBM.

 

Disc One :

 

With Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated:

 

 1. Hoochie Coochie Man (live)

 2. Early In The Morning (instrumental)

 3. Night Time Is The Right Time

 4. Rockin' (live)

 

With the Graham Bond Quartet:

 

 5. Doxy (live)

 

With Duffy Power and the Graham Bond Trio with John McLaughlin:

 

 6. I Saw Her Standing There (original version)

 

With the Graham Bond Organisation:

 

 7. Long Tall Shorty

 8. Little Girl

 9. High Heeled Sneakers

10. Strut Around

11. Wade In The Water

12. Traintime
13. Baby Make Love to Me

14. Spanish Blues

15. Baby Be Good To Me

16. Last Night

17. Hear Me Calling Your Name

 

With John Mayall's Bluesbreakers:

 

18. Stormy Monday (live)

 

Jack Bruce:

 

19. I'm Getting Tired (of drinkin' and gamblin' etcetera)

20. Rootin' Tootin'

 

Disc Two :

 

With Manfred Mann:

 

 1. Spirit Feel

 2. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

 

With Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse:

 

 3. Steppin' Out

 4. I Want To Know

 5. Crossroads

 

With Cream:

 

 6. Wrapping Paper

 7. I Feel Free (mono mix)

 8. Spoonful (mono mix)

 9. N.S.U. (mono mix)

10. We're Going Wrong

11. Dance The Night Away

12. Sunshine of Your Love

13. SWLABR

14. Traintime (live)

15. As You Said

16. White Room

17. Deserted Cities of The Heart

18. Politician (live)

19. Doing That Scrapyard Thing

 

Jack Bruce:

 

20. Ageing Jack Bruce, Three, From Scotland, England

 

Disc Three :

 

Jack Bruce:

 

 1. Things We Like

 2. The Ministry of Bag (demo version)

 3. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune

 4. Boston Ball Game, 1967

 5. To Isengard

 6. Rope Ladder To The Moon

 7. Theme For An Imaginary Western

 8. Weird of Hermiston
 9. Tickets To Waterfalls

10. The Clearout

 

With The Tony Williams Lifetime:

 

11. To Whom It May Concern - Them

12. To Whom It May Concern - Us

13. One Word

14. Two Worlds

 

Jack Bruce:

 

15. Can You Follow?

16. Escape To The Royal Wood (On Ice)

17. Folk Song

18. You Burned The Tables On Me

19. There's A Forest

20. Morning Story

 

 

With West, Bruce and Laing:

 

21. Out Into The Fields

22. Pollution Woman 

 

Disc Four :

 

With West, Bruce and Laing:

 

 1. Scotch Krotch

 2. Like A Plate

 3. Powerhouse Sod (live)

 

With Frank Zappa:

 

 4. Apostrophe

 

Jack Bruce:

 

 5. Peaces of Mind

 6. Keep It Down

 7. One

 8. Timeslip

 9. Without A Word

10. Spirit (live)

11. How's Tricks

12. Something To Live For

13. Childsong

14. The Best Is Still To Come

 

Disc Five :

 

Jack Bruce:

 

 1. Jet Set Jewel

 2. She's Moving On

 

With Rocket 88:

 

 3. Waiting For The Call (live)

 

Jack Bruce and Friends:

 

 4. Hit and Run

 5. Livin' Without Ja

 6. Dancing On Air

 7. Bird Alone

 

With Robin Trower and Bill Lordan:

 

 8. Carmen

 

Jack Bruce:

 

 9. Automatic Pilot

10. Green & Blue

11. Willpower

12. Ships In The Night

13. Waiting On A Word

14. No Surrender

15. A Question of Time

16. Kwela

 

Disc Six :

 

Jack Bruce:

 

 1. Make Love

 2. Obsession

 3. Running Through Our Hands (live)

 4. Life On Earth (live)

 

With BBM:

 

 5. Waiting In The Wings

 6. City of Gold

 

With Mark Nauseef & Miroslav Tadic:

 

 7. The Wind Cries Mary

 

Jack Bruce (with Bernie Worrell):

 

 8. David's Harp

 9. The Boy

10. Time Repairs

 

Jack Bruce:

 

11. 52nd Street

12. Directions Home (for Tony Williams and Larry Young)

13. Surge

14. Heart Quake

15. Milonga

16. The Night That Once Was Mine

17. Progress

18. So They Invented Race

 

 

Silver Rails (Cherry Red Records/Esoteric Antenna EANTCD 1028)                       2014 

 

Jack Bruce - Vocals, Piano, Mellotron, Bass Guitar

Phil Manzanera, Bernie Marsden, Uli Jon Roth, Robin Trower - Guitar

Malcolm Bruce, Tony Remy - Guitar, Acoustic Guitar

Pearse MacIntyre - Acoustic Guitar

John Medeski - Hammond Organ, Mellotron

Cindy Blackman Santana, Frank Tontoh - Drums

Milos Pál - Drums, Djembe

Winston Rollins - Trombone

Derek Nash - Tenor Saxophone

Russell Bennett - Trumpet

Kyla Bruce, Julie Iwheta, Chantelle Nandi, Aruba Red - Vocals

Rob Cass - Percussion, Backing Vocals

  

 1. Candlelight

 2. Reach for the Night

 3. Fields of Forever

 4. Hidden Cities

 5. Don't Look Now

 6. Rusty Lady

 7. Industrial Child

 8. Drone

 9. Keep It Down

10. No Surrender

 

Sunshine of Your Love - A Life in Music  (Polydor EANTCD 1028)                       2015 

 

Two-disc anthology featuring Jack's solo work and work with Cream, The Jack Bruce Band and BBM.

  

Disc One:

 1. N.S.U.

 2. I Feel Free

 3. I'm So Glad

 4. Sunshine of Your Love
 5. We're Going Wrong
 6. White Room
 7. Deserted Cities of the Heart
 8. Doing That Scrapyard Thing
 9. Never Tell Your Mother She's Out of Tune
10. Rope Ladder to the Moon
11. Theme from an Imaginary Western
12. Weird of Hermiston
13. Folk Song
14. Can You Follow?
15. Morning Story
16. You Burned The Tables on Me
17. Pieces of Mind
18. Running Through Our Hands
19. Keep it Down
20. Something to Live For  

Disc Two:
1. Without a Word
2. How's Tricks
3. Childsong
4. The Best is Still to Come
5. She's Moving On
6. Jet Set Jewel
7. Ships in the Night
8. City of Gold
9. Waiting in the Wings
10. Out into the Fields
11. The Night That Once Was Mine
12. Candlelight
13. Fields of Forever
14. Reach for the Night
15. Don't Look Now

 

 

 

Section Two: Bands                                             

 

 

Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated 

 

Tracks recorded are Everything She Needs, Hoochie Coochie Man (live), Early In

The Morning (instrumental), The Night Time Is The Right Time and Rockin' (live).

 

A selected discography includes:

 

Rhythm & Blues (Decca LK 4616)                                                       1964

Bootleg Him! (RAK Records Ltd. SRAKSP 51)                                            1972

Broken Dreams Vol. 7 (Line OLLP 5398 AS)                                             1984

British R'n'B Explosion Vol. 1 (See For Miles SEE CD 224)                            1988 

BBC Radio Sessions (Music Club MCCD 179)                                             1994

The Blues Scene (Deram 844 801-2)                                                    1999

Kornerstoned - The Alexis Korner Anthology 1954-1983 2CD (Castle Music CMEDD 1026)   2006

 

The Graham Bond Quartet 

 

Rhythm & Blues (with a little soul) at Abbey Road 1963-67 (EMI 7243 4 93453 2 4)     1998

 

Jack plays on Wade In The Water, a demo recorded for EMI on May 16, 1963.

 

 

Solid Bond (Warner Bros. WS 3001)                                                    1970

 

Jack plays on the following 3 songs, all recorded live at Klooks Kleek R&B Club,

West Hampstead, London, England on June 26, 1963:

 

Ho Ho Country Kicking Blues, The Grass Is Greener and Doxy.

 

The Graham Bond Organisation (EP's, singles and rare tracks)

 

Long Tall Shorty / Long Legged Baby                                                  1964

 

Released as a single (Decca F 11909) on May 15, 1964.

 

High Heeled Sneakers / Hoochie Coochie Man / Little Girl / Strut Around              1964

 

Released on the "Hoochie Coochie Man" EP (Decca DFE 4616) in Aug. 1964.

 

Wade In The Water                                                                    1964

 

Released on the 'Blues Now' LP (Decca LK 4681) and on the ‘Broken Dreams Vol. 7'

(Line OLLP 5398 AS). Wade In The Water is an alternate recording.

 

Harmonica                                                                            1964 

 

Released on the Gonks Go Beat film soundtrack LP (Decca LK 4673).

 

Tammy / Wade In The Water                                                            1965

 

Released as a single (Columbia DB 7471) on Jan. 29, 1965.

 

Tell Me (I'm Gonna Love Again) / Love Come Shining Through                           1965

 

Released as a single (Columbia DB 7528) on April 2, 1965.

 

Lease On Love / My Heart's In Little Pieces                                          1965

 

Released as a single (Columbia DB 7647) on July 23, 1965. 

 

Some of these early recordings can be found on "The Anthology - Can You Follow?".

They can also be found on the following releases:

 

Rhythm & Blues (Decca LK 4616)                                                       1964

Hard-Up Heroes 2LP (Decca DPA 3009/10)                                               1974

Sixties Lost and Found Vol. 2 (See For Miles CM 123)                                 1983

Sixties Lost and Found Vol. 3 (See For Miles CM 126)                                 1983

Broken Dreams Vol. 7 (Line OLLP 5398 AS)                                             1984

The Soul of British R'n'B 1962-68 (See For Miles SEE 67)                             1986

R&B Scene Vol. 2 1963-1969 (See For Miles SEE 73)                                    1986

British R'n'B Explosion Vol. 1 (See For Miles SEE CD 224)                            1988 

Sixties Explosion 62-69 Vol. 1 (See For Miles SEE CD 223)                            1988

Pop Inside The 60's Vol. 2 (See For Miles SEE CD 399)                                1994

The Mod Scene (Deram 844 549-2)                                                      1998

The R&B Scene (Deram 844 798-2)                                                      1998

The Mod Scene Vol. 2 (Decca 844 924-2)                                               1999

 

The Graham Bond Organisation (LP's)

 

At The Beginning (Charly Records/Bellophone CR 3060)                                 1980

(recorded at Klooks Kleek R&B Club, West Hampstead, London, England on Oct. 15, 1964)

The Sound of '65 (Columbia 33 SX 1711)                                               1965

There's A Bond Between Us (Columbia 33 SX 1750)                                      1965

The Sound of '65/There's A Bond Between Us 2LP (Edsel Records DED 254)               1988

Wade in the Water - Classics, Origins & Oddities 4CD (Repertoir Records REP 5250)    2012 

 

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers 

 

Jack plays on the following 6 songs, recorded live at the Flamingo Club, London,

England on Nov. 7, 1965.

 

Maudie, It Hurts To Be In Love, Have You Ever Loved A Woman, Bye Bye Bird,

Hoochie Coochie Man and Stormy Monday.

 

Looking Back (Decca SKL 5010)                                                        1969

Primal Solos (London LAX 146)                                                        1977

Blues Breakers (with Eric Clapton) 2CD (remastered Deluxe Edition) (Decca 984 180-1) 2006

 

Manfred Mann

 

Tracks recorded with Jack are That's All I Ever Want From You Baby, Spirit Feel,

Tennessee Waltz, Tengo Tango, She Needs Company (2 versions), When Will I Be Loved,

Still I'm Sad, I Got You Babe, My Generation, (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction,

You're Standing By, Machines, Driva Man, It's Getting Late, Come Home Baby,

Pretty Flamingo and Let It Be Me.

 

A selected discography includes:

 

Instrumental Asylum EP (HMV 7EG 8949)                                                1966

Soul of Mann (HMV CLP 3594)                                                          1967

EP Collection (See For Miles SEE CD 252)                                             1989

Best of The EMI Years (EMI E2 0777 89490 2 2)                                        1993

The Singles Album (EMI EMS 1121)                                                     1995

Manfred Mann At Abbey Road - 1963-1966 (EMI 7243 821136 2 1)                         1998

Manfred Mann - BBC Sessions (EMI 7243 4 977720 2 6)                                  1998

The Best of Manfred Mann (Ascot CDP-596096)                                          1999

All Manner of Menn - 1963-1969 2CD (Raven RVCD 102)                                  2000

Down The Road Apiece 4CD (Caroline CROL97215)                                        2007

 

Cream (singles & EP's)

 

Sweet Wine, Sleepy Time Time and Cat's Squirrel                                      1966

 

Long rumored to have been released on a rare French EP but more likely from acetate,

these versions are different from those on Fresh Cream as they are alternate mixes

and have different guitar overdubs.

 

Wrapping Paper / Cat's Squirrel                                                      1966

 

Released on Reaction 591007 in the UK on Oct. 7, 1966.

 

I Feel Free / N.S.U.                                                                 1966

 

Released on Reaction 591011 in the UK on Dec. 9, 1966 and on Atco 6462 in the US

in Jan. 1967.

 

Strange Brew / Tales of Brave Ulysses                                                1967

 

Released on Reaction 591015 in the UK on May 27, 1967 and on Atco 6488 in the US

in July 1967.

 

Spoonful Pt. 1 / Spoonful Pt. 2                                                      1968

 

Released on Atco 6522 in the US in Oct. 1967.

 

Sunshine of Your Love / SWLABR                                                       1968

 

Released on Atco 6544 in the US in Feb. 1968 and on Polydor 56 286 in the UK

on Sept. 6, 1968.

 

Anyone For Tennis / Pressed Rat and Warthog                                          1968

 

Released on Polydor 56 258 in the UK in May 1968 and on Acto 6575 in the US

in May 1968.

 

White Room / Those Were The Days                                                     1968

 

Released on Atco 6617 in the US in Oct. 1968 and on Polydor 56 300 in the UK

in Jan. 1969.

 

Crossroads / Passing The Time                                                        1969

 

Released on Atco 6646 in the US in Feb. 1969.

 

Badge / What A Bringdown                                                             1969

 

Released on Polydor 56 315 in the UK in Apr. 1969 and on Atco 6668 in the US

in Apr. 1969.

 

Sweet Wine / Lawdy Mama                                                              1969

 

Released on Atco 6708 in the US in Aug. 1969.

 

Cream (LP's, CD's, box sets and rare tracks)  

 

A selected discography includes:

 

Fresh Cream (Reaction 593 001 mono) (Reaction 594 001 stereo) UK                     1966

Fresh Cream (Atco 33-206 mono) (Atco SD 33-206 stereo) US                            1967  

Disraeli Gears (Reaction 593 003 mono) (Reaction 594 003 stereo) UK                  1967

Disraeli Gears (Atco 33-232 mono) (Atco SD 33-232 stereo) US                         1967

Wheels of Fire 2LP (Polydor 582 031/2 mono) (583 031/2 stereo) UK                    1968

Wheels of Fire 2LP (Atco SD 2-700) US                                                1968  

Wheels of Fire - In The Studio (Polydor 582 033 mono) (Polydor 583 033 stereo) UK    1968

Wheels of Fire - Live at the Fillmore (Polydor 582 040 mono)(Polydor 583 040 stereo) 1968

Goodbye (Polydor 583 053) UK                                                         1969

Goodbye (Atco SD 7001) US                                                            1969

Best of Cream (Polydor 583 060) UK                                                   1969

Best of Cream (Atco SD 33-291) US                                                    1969

Live Cream (Polydor 2383 016) UK                                                     1970

Live Cream (Atco SD 33-328) US                                                       1970 

Live Cream Volume II (Polydor 2383 119) UK                                           1972

Live Cream Volume II (Atco SD 7005) US                                               1972

Cream: Pop History Vol. 1 2LP (Polydor 2475 014) Germany                             1971

Heavy Cream 2LP (PD 3502) US                                                         1972

Heavy Cream 2LP (Polydor 2959 022) UK                                                1973

Best of Cream 2LP (Polydor 2675 087) France                                          1973

The Best of Cream 2LP (RSO MW 8663 / 8664) Japan                                     1978

The Best of Cream Live 2LP (RSO MW 8665 / 8666) Japan                                1978

Rock Legends - Cream (RSO 2475 219) Australia                                        1980

Cream (6LP box set)(RSO Records 2658 142) Germany                                    1981

Strange Brew - The Best of Cream (RSO Deluxe RSO 5021) UK                            1983

Eric Clapton – After Midnight EP (Polydor PZCD8)                                     1988

(this hard-to-find release includes a live performance of Sunshine of Your Love

recorded at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, California on Mar. 7, 1968)

The Very Best of Cream (Polydor/Chronicles 523752)                                   1995

Those Were The Days 4CD (Polydor 539 000-2) UK/US                                    1997

Clapton, Bruce and Baker - First U.S. Tour (Classic Interview Series rscd 1002)      2000

The Best of Cream  - The Millennium Collection (Polydor/UMGD 000782302)              2000

BBC Sessions (Polydor 000006902)                                                     2003

Disraeli Gears (Deluxe Edition) 2CD (Polydor 000331-02)                              2004

Cream Gold 2CD (Polydor 4193)                                                        2005

I Feel Free - Ultimate Cream 2CD (Polydor 987110)                                    2005

Royal Albert Hall - London May 2-3-5-6 2005 2CD (Reprise WTVD 49416)                 2005

Disraeli Gears: Rarities Edition (Polydor B003C5FMBM)                                2010

7'' Singles Box Set (VINYL) (UMC?Polydor B013FIRP3S)                                 2015

 

 

Audiophile recordings released on LP and CD:

 

Fresh Cream CD (DCC GZS 1022)                                                        1992

Fresh Cream LP (DCC 2015)                                                            1996

Disraeli Gears CD (MFSL UDCD 562 mono/stereo)                                        1992

Wheels of Fire 2LP (MFSL-2-066)                                                      1992

Wheels of Fire 2CD (DCC GZS(2) 1020)                                                 1992

(the 2nd repress from the US includes alternate mixes of Sitting On Top of the

World, As You Said and Passing The Time as bonus tracks on disc 1. However, the

bonus tracks are not identified on the CD or in the liner notes).

Goodbye CD (MFSL UDCD 681)                                                           1996

Live Cream / Live Cream Volume II 2CD (MFSL UDCD 2-625)                              1995

 

The Tony Williams Lifetime 

 

One Word / Two Worlds single (Polydor 2066 050)                                      1970

Turn It Over (Polydor 2425 019)(1997 remaster includes a bonus track)                1970 

Ego (Polydor 2425 065)                                                               1971

Lifetime (Polydor Special 2482 179)                                                  1976

Spectrum: The Anthology 2CD (Verve 537 075-2)                                        1997  
 

West, Bruce & Laing

 

Why Dontcha (CBS Records 65314) (recorded at the Record Plant, NYC)                  1972

Why Dontcha (Columbia CQ-31929) Quad mix LP                                          1976

Whatever Turns You On (RSO Records RSO 2394 107 (recorded at Olympic Studios)        1973

Whatever Turns You On (Columbia CQ-32216) Quad mix LP                                1977

Live 'n' Kickin' (RSO Records RSO 2394 128)                                          1974

 

* note that the 2 quad mix LP's not only have totally different mixes, but most

  tracks have either additional or new guitar and bass parts and in some cases,

  new vocal tracks compared to the stereo releases.  

 

BBM

 

Around The Next Dream (Virgin CDV 2745)                                              1994

Where In The World EP (Virgin VSCDG1495)                                             1994

Where In The World EP (Virgin VSCDX1495)                                             1994   

 

 

                                           

Section Three: Sessions                                      

                                                                        

 

Nancy Spain with the Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated 

 

Blaydon Races / Up Town (instrumental)

 

Released on a 45rpm flexidisc (Lyntone LYN 298).

 

Both tracks are available on :

 

Kornerstoned - The Alexis Korner Anthology 1954-1983 2CD (Castle Music CMEDD 1026)   2006

 

Duffy Power with the Graham Bond Quartet

 

Tracks recorded are I Saw Her Standing There (original version), Shake, Rattle

and Roll, What'd I Say and I Got A Woman . All 4 tracks are available on :

 

Leapers and Sleepers 2CD (RPM D 240)                                                 2002

 

Duffy Power with the Graham Bond Quartet

(with Jim Sullivan replacing John McLaughlin)

 

I Saw Her Standing There (alternate version) / Farewell Baby                         1963

 

Released as a single (Parlophone R 5024). 

 

Both tracks are also available on :

 

Rare 60's Beat Treasures Vol. 1 (Gone Beat BT-CD 77010)                              1995

Rhythm & Blues (with a little soul) at Abbey Road 1963-67 (EMI 7243 4 93453 2 4)     1998

Leapers and Sleepers 2CD (RPM D 240)                                                 2002

 

Duffy Power 

 

Innovations (Transatlantic TRA 229)                                                  1971

Little Boy Blue (Edsel EDCD356)                                                      1992

 

Jack plays on Rosie and Leaving Blues.

 

Ernest Ranglin and the GB's 

                        

Just A Little Walk Parts 1 and II                                                    1964

Swing-A-Ling Parts I and II / So-Ho                                                  1964

 

Released as an EP (Black Swan 1EP704). Jack's first session on electric bass. 

 

P.J. Proby

 

Hold Me / The Tips of My Fingers                                                     1964

 

Released as a single (Decca F11904). Jack plays on both songs.

 

Winston G with the Graham Bond Organisation

 

Please Don't Say / Like A Baby                                                       1965

 

Released as single (Parlophone R5266).

 

Duffy Power   

 

Just Stay Blue (Retro 802)                                                           1995

Leapers and Sleepers 2CD (RPM D 240)                                                 2002

Vampers and Champers 2CD (RPM D 320)                                                 2006

 

Jack plays on Dollar Mamie and Little Girl.

 

Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse 

 

What's Shakin' (Elektra EKS 74002)                                                   1966

 

The Hollies

 

After The Fox / The Fox Trot                                                         1966

 

Released as a single (United Artists UP 1152). Jack plays on After The Fox. 

                                                                                      

Duffy Power  

 

Just Stay Blue (Retro 802)                                                           1995

Leapers and Sleepers 2CD (RPM D 240)                                                 2002

 

Jack plays on Little Boy Blue, Litte Girl and Mary Open The Door.

 

Paul Jones and Jack Bruce 

 

I've Been A Bad Boy / Sonny Boy Williamson                                           1966

 

Released as a single (HMV POP 1576). Jack plays on Sonny Boy Williamson.

 

The Mike Taylor Trio

 

Trio (Columbia SCX 6137)                                                             1966

 

The Merseys

 

Unearthed Merseybeat Volume 1 (Viper CD 016)                                         2006

 

Jack plays on Sorrow (just the bowed bass part on the intro). Recorded in 1966.

 

Donovan 

 

A Gift From A Flower To A Garden (Epic B2N 171)                                      1967

 

Jack plays on Somone's Singing.

 

Crazy Blue (aka The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation)

 

History of Bitish Blues Volume 1 2LP (Sire SAS 3701)                                 1973

 

Jack plays on Stone Crazy. Recorded in Aug. 1967.

 

Martha Velez 

 

Fiends and Angels (London SHK 8395)                                                  1968

Angels of the Future/Past (Sire 9 25962 2)                                           1989

 

The Scaffold   

 

Thank U Very Much / Ide Be The First                                                 1967

 

Released as a single (Parlophone R 5643). Jack plays on Thank U Very Much.

 

Lily The Pink / Buttons of Your Mind                                                 1968

 

Released as a single (Parlophone R 5734). Jack plays on Lily The Pink.

 

The New Jazz Orchestra 

 

Le Dejeuner Sur l'Herbe (Verve SVLP 9236)                                            1968

 

Michael Gibbs 

 

Michael Gibbs (Deram SML 1063)                                                       1969

 

Neil Ardley, Ian Carr and Don Rendell  

 

Greek Variations (Columbia SCX 6414)                                                 1969

 

Carla Bley, Paul Haines 

 

Escalator Over The Hill 3LP (JCOA 3LP-EOTH)                                          1971

 

Lulu

 

Everybody Clap / After The Feeling Is Gone                                           1971

 

Released as a single (Atlantic 2091-083). Jack plays on Everybody Clap.

 

Bobby Keys

 

Bobby Keys (Warner Bros. WB 46 141)                                                  1972

 

Viv Stanshall

 

That'll Be The Day (Ronco MR 2002/3)                                                 1973

 

Jack plays on Real Leather Jacket.

 

Michael Mantler

 

No Answer (WATT/2)                                                                   1973

 

Lou Reed

 

Berlin (RCA NL 84388)                                                                1973

  

Frank Zappa

 

Apostrophe (Discreet Records K59201)                                                 1974

 

Jack plays on the title track.

 

John McLaughlin

 

In Retrospect (Polydor 2675 091)                                                     1974

 

2 LP release of the Tony Williams Lifetime "Emergency" and "Turn It Over" LP's. 

 

Locomotive GT

 

Locomotive GT (Epic EPC 80229)                                                       1974

 

Jack plays harmonica on She's Just 14.

 

Mick Jagger

 

The Very Best of Mick Jagger (Atlantic 8122-79961-0)                                 2007

 

Jack plays on Too Many Cooks, recorded in 1974.

 

Pete Brown

 

Before Singing Lessons 1969-1977 2LP (Decal LIK D7)                                 1977

 

Jack plays on Spend My Nights In Armour, recorded in 1974.

 

Charlie Mariano

 

Helen 12 Trees (MPS G22941)                                                          1976

 

John McLaughlin

 

Electric Guitarist (CBS 82702)                                                       1978

This Is Jazz, Vol. 17 (Columbia/Legacy CK 64971)                                     1996

 

Jack plays on Are You The One? Are You The One?.

 

Les Dudek

 

Ghost Town Parade (Wounded Bird WOU 5088)                                            1978

 

Jack provides vocals only on this release.

 

Cozy Powell

 

Over The Top (Ariola 201 178-320)                                                    1979

 

Bernie Marsden

 

And About Time Too (Trash TRSH-2001)                                                 1979

 

Rocket 88

 

Rocket 88 (Atlantic K 50776)                                                         1981

 

Jon Anderson

 

Songs of Seven (Atlantic ATL 50 756)                                                 1980

Animation (Polydor 2383 624)                                                         1982 

 

Bob Hall, George Green, Charlie Watts and others 

 

It's Boogie Time (JETON Digilog 600.6605)                                            1981

Blues & Boogie Explosion (JETON 100 3320)                                            1981

Blues & Boogie Explosion (JETON JET 60 007)                                          1998  

                                                                                

Soft Machine

 

Land of Cockayne (EMI 1C 0381575811)                                                 1981

 

Trevor Rabin

 

Wolf (Chrysalis 202 847-320)                                                         1981

 

Cozy Powell

 

Tilt (Polydor 2391 527)                                                              1981

 

Jack plays on Cat Moves.

 

Jack Bruce, Robin Trower, Bill Lordan

 

B.L.T. (Chrysalis CHR 1324)                                                          1981

Truce  (Chrysalis CHR 1352)                                                          1982

No Stopping Anytime (Chrysalis VK 41704)                                             1989

 

Gary Moore

 

Corridors of Power (Virgin CDV 2245)                                                 1982

 

Jack sings on End of The World.

 

Mose Allison

 

Lessons In Living (Elektra/Musician 60237)                                           1982

 

Ellen McIlwaine

 

Everybody Needs It (Blind Pig BP-1081)                                               1982

 

Allan Holdsworth

 

Road Games (Warner Bros. 92-3959-1)                                                  1983

 

Jack provides vocals only on this release.

 

Kip Hanrahan

 

Desire Develops An Edge (American Clavé AMCL 1009/1008)                              1983

Vertical's Currency (American Clavé AMCL 1010)                                       1985

A Few Short Notes From The End Run EP (American Clavé AMCL 1011)                     1986

Days and Nights of Blue Luck Inverted (American Clavé AMCL 1012)                     1987

Anthology 2CD (American Clavé AMCL 1020/1026)                                        1993

Exotica (American Clavé AMCL 1027)                                                   1994

All Roads Are Made of The Flesh (American Clavé AMCL 1029)                           1995

A Thousand Nights And A Night (1-Red Nights) (American Clavé AMCL 1036)              1996

I Was Born, But ... (American Clavé AMCL 1034)                                       2001

Drawn From Memory (Greatest Hits, or whatever ...) (American Clavé AMCL 1032)        2001

 

Mark Nauseef

 

Wun-Wun (CMP Records CMP 25 ST)                                                      1984

Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Reiner Brüninghaus

Lyrics – Texte Und Musik Live (Cosmus Records NSV 1412)                              1984

 

Recorded live at Spiegelzelt aud der Domplatte in Cologne, Germany on Nov. 22-24, 1984.

Jack plays bass, a small drum and sings on For Under The Volcano.

 

The Golden Palominos

 

Visions of Excess (Celluloid CELL 6118)                                              1985

 

Jack plays harmonica and sings on Silver Bullet.

 

Blast of Silence (Celluloid CELL 6127)                                               1986

 

Jack sings on (Something Else Is) Working Harder.

 

The Animal Speaks (1) / The Animal Speaks (2)                                        1986  

                                  

Released on a 12" single (Celluloid CELL 190).

 

Jack sings on The Animal Speaks (2).

 

Charlie Watts

 

Live At Fulham Town Hall (Columbia FC 45070)                                         1986

 

Jack plays cello on this release.

 

Inazuma Super Session 

 

Absolute Live! (Epic/Sony 32.8H-132)                                                 1987

 

Michael Mantler

 

Michael Mantler - Live (WATT/18 833 384-2)                                           1987

Many Have No Speech (WATT/19 835 580-2)                                              1988

 

Jack provides vocals only on these releases.

 

Leslie West

 

Theme (Passport PBCD 6061)                                                           1988

 

Standing In The Shadows of Motown

 

The Life And Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson                               1989

(Hal Leonard Publications HL 00698960)                                            

 

On the CD that comes with the book, Jack talks about James Jamerson and plays

on (Come 'Round Here) I'm the One You Need.

 

Bill Ward

 

Ward One : Along The Way (Chameleon Records 02-74816)                                1990

 

Links

 

Links (Musikerhof ST9201)                                                            1992

 

Michael Mantler

 

Folly Seeing All This (ECM 1485 / 517 363-2)                                         1992

 

Jack sings on What Is The Word.

 

Paul Haines

 

Darn It! 2CD (American Clavé AMCL 1014/18)                                           1993

 

Jack plays on Rawalpindi Blues.

 

People 

 

People (RCA/BMG 74321 18240 2)                                                       1993

Hold Onto Your Dreams (RCA/BMG 74321 17585 2)                                        1993 

 

Mark Nauseef / Miroslav Tadic

 

The Snake Music (CMP Records CMP CD 1006)                                            1994

 

Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jack Bruce, John Stevens

 

This That (Atonal Records ACD 3017)                                                  1994

 

Gary Moore

 

Ballads and Blues 1982-1994 (Virgin CDV 2768)                                        1994

 

Various Artists: A Tribute To Alexis Korner 

 

Alexis Korner Memorial Concert Vol. 1 (Indigo IGOCD 2050)                            1995

 

Michael Mantler

 

The School of Understanding 2CD (ECM 1648/49 537 963-2)                              1996

 

Jack provides vocals only on this release.

 

Leslie Mandoki

 

People In Room No. 8 (Polystar Plus 537 213-2)                                       1997

People In Room No. 8 EP (Polydor 571 003-2)                                          1997

Talalkozasok (Warner Music Hungary 3984-21250-2)                                     1997

 

Various Artists: A Tribute to Cyril Davies

 

Knights of The Blues Table (Viceroy/Lightyear 54189-2)                               1997

 

Jack plays on Send For Me.

 

The Slab Boys

 

Original Soundtrack (Oceandeep Soundtracks OCD 06)                                   1997

 

Arranged by Jack.

 

Anthony Hindson and Friends

 

It's A Curious Life (Wind In Hare WIHM CD 1001)                                      1999

 

Bruce Cameron

 

Midnight Daydream (Brain Cell Records BC001)                                         1999

 

The New Gary Husband Trio

 

From The Heart (Jazzizit JITCD 9918)                                                 1999

 

Jack sings on Once I Loved.

 

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band

 

The Anthology ... So Far 3CD (KOCH Records KOC-CD-8312)                              2001

 

Dick Heckstall-Smith and friends

 

Blues and Beyond (Blue Storm Music 3004-2)                                           2001

 

Jack sings on Hidden Agenda.

 

Network (featuring Larry Coryell)

 

Highly Committed Media Players (Wenlock Records WEN 017)                             2001

Manic Depression (CD single) (Wenlock Records WEN 025)                               2001

 

Jack plays on Manic Depression.

 

 

Gov't Mule

 

The Deep End Volume 1 (ATO/BMG 79102-21502-2)                                        2001

 

Jack plays on Fool's Moon.

 

Crazy Chris Kramer

 

Vol. 1 - Guarantee For The Blues (Blow Til Midnight BTM0007)                         2001

 

Various Artists: A Tribute to John Lee Hooker

 

From Clarksdale To Heaven: Remembering John Lee Hooker (Eagle Records EAGCD228)      2002

 

Leslie Mandoki

 

Soulmates (Paroli/Sony 509522 2)                                                     2002

Is There A Dream Left EP (Paroli/Sony 673539 2)                                      2002

Soulmates - Jazz Cuts (Paroli/Sony 511120 2)                                         2003

Soulmates Allstars - Legends of Rock CD/DVD (Paroli/Sony 519021 2)                   2005

 

John Cage

 

The Works For Piano 5 (Mode 123)                                                     2003

 

Crazy Chris Kramer

 

Vol. 3 - Guarantee For The Blues II (Blow Til Midnight BTM0009)                      2003

 

Vargas Blues Band

 

Love, Union, Peace (DRO East West EW 851)                                            2005

 

Jack plays on Pretty Blue.

 

Jack Bruce, Robin Trower, Gary Husband

 

Seven Moons (V-12 / Big Daddy Records 501112)                                        2008

 

Vibe Tribe

 

Views (SVR 5003-2)                                                                   2008

 

Jack sings on Here I Am and Speak To Me.

 

Jack Bruce, Robin Trower, Gary Husband                              

 

Seven Moons Live (RUF 1151)                                                          2009

Live from the Road (RUF 1224)                                                        2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section Four: Unreleased Studio Recordings    

 

 

The Graham Bond Quartet

 

Graham Bond, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker, John McLaughlin

 

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, Studio 2, London, England on May 16, 1963.

 

 1. Spanish Blues

 2. It's Happening

 3. Slippin' & Slidin'

 4. Cabbage Greens

 5. Wade In The Water (officially released)

 

The Graham Bond Organisation

 

Graham Bond, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker, Dick Heckstall-Smith

                

Recorded for Decca Records in 1964.     

                                                                          

 1. Cabbage Greens  

 2. Long Legged Baby

 3. Hoochie Coochie Man

 4. Wade In The Water

 5. Green Onions

 6. High Heeled Sneakers

 7. unknown title

 

Cream

 

Recorded at Ryemuse Studio/Mayfair Productions in London, England on Mar. 15, 1967.

Demos recorded for Disraeli Gears, this session includes false starts, out-takes

and studio chat that have not been officially released.

 

1. Take It Back

2. The Clearout (demo officially released)

3. Weird of Hermiston (demo officially released)

4. We're Going Wrong (demo officially released)

5. Blue Condition

6. Hey Now Princess (demo officially released)

7. SWLABR (demo officially released)

 

Jack Bruce, Tony Williams, Allan Holdsworth, Laura 'Tequila' Logan,

Webster Lewis

 

Recorded in 1975 at Europafilmstudion in Stockholm, Sweden for the unreleased Wildlife LP.

 

 1. Little Zorro

 2. Happy Tears

 3. Hot & Sticky

 4. Scirocco

 5. The Spirit

 

Jack Bruce, Jon Hiseman, Allan Holdsworth

 

Recorded in 1979 at Townhouse Studio in London, England. Also known as the Sherwood Forest demos.

 

 1. White Line

 2. Bird Alone

 3. Where Is One

 4. Tightrope

 

Hot Flash with Jack Bruce, Andy Summers, Bruce Gary

 

Recorded in 2001 in Los Angeles, California.

 

 1. Blind World

 2. Yet The Bird

 3. Holy Terror

 4. Laughter In the Rain

 

 

 

 

 

Section Five: Video / DVD                                   

 

 

Solo and with other bands :

 

 

Gonks Go Beat (Warner Home Video PES 38203). Bizarre 1960's comedy that includes The Graham Bond Organisation performing Harmonica.

 

Shindig Goes To London, Part 2 (Broadcast Dec. 9, 1965). Rare live performance of the Graham Bond Organisation playing Hoochie Coochie Man at the 1965 National Jazz and Blues Festival, Richmond Athletic Grounds in Richmond, Surrey, England on Aug. 7, 1965.

 

Supershow (Eagle Rock Entertainment 2003). Filmed over a 2 day period in March 1969 in Staines, Surrey, England. Footage includes Jack performing with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Roland Kirk, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Stephen Stills, Buddy Miles and many others. Other artists include Colosseum and the Modern Jazz Quartet.

 

Rope Ladder To The Moon (Isolde Films 1969). Produced by Tony Palmer. A 50 min. documentary of

Jack performing in the studio, walking the streets of Glasgow and at his home on the island of

Sanda in Scotland. Although never officially released, it was broadcast on TV in Europe and the US in the early 1970's.

 

Jack Bruce and Friends Live (Classic Pictures Entertainment Ltd. 2002). Live performance filmed at the Grugahalle in Essen, Germany on Oct. 19, 1980 for Rockpalast TV. This 60 min. release features Jack along with Billy Cobham, Clem Clempson and David Sancious.

 

Eco Rock (Umbrella Entertainment 2004). Live performance filmed at the Eco Rock Festival in

St. Andrews, Scotland in July 1988 featuring the Jack Bruce Blues Band, Van Morrison and others.

 

The Music of Jimi Hendrix (TDK UK Ltd. 1995/2003). Tribute concert to the music of Jimi Hendrix featuring performances by Jack, Vernon Reid, Terry Bozio and many others. Filmed at the Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Germany on July 23, 1995.

 

Ringo Starr and his Fourth All-Starr Band (MPI Home video 1998). Live performance filmed at

the Pine Knob Amphitheatre in Detroit, Michigan on May 30, 1997.

 

Jack Bruce: The Cream of Cream (Rittor Music/Warner Bros. 1998). An instructional video for electric bass featuring performances with Jack, Gary Moore and Gary Husband.

 

Gary Husband: Interplay and Improvisations on the Drums (Rittor Music/Warner Bros. 1998).

An instructional video for drums featuring performances with Jack, Gary Moore and Gary Husband.

 

Legends of Rock: Live at Castle Donington (SPV Recordings 2002). Live performance filmed at the   Castle Donington in Donington Park, England on June 23, 2001. Featuring performances by Uli Jon Roth and Michael Schenker with guests Jack Bruce, Clive Bunker, Don Airey and others.

 

Gov't Mule – Rising Low (a film by Mike Gordon) (ATO Records 2002). A documentary of what happens when 25 bass players including Jack Bruce, come together to record The Deep End with Gov't Mule.

 

Live at the Canterbury Fayre (Classic Rcck Productions 2003). Live performance of Jack Bruce and the Cuicoland Express filmed at the Canterbury Fayre 2002 near Canterbury, in Kent, England on Aug. 24, 2002 featuring material from Shadows In The Air. 

 

Jack Bruce at Rockpalast (Weiner World Ltd. 2005). 2 disc set. Includes live performances of the three concerts that Jack performed at Rockpalast in Germany in 1980, 1983 and 1990.

 

Seven Moons Live (RUF 3018). Live performance of Jack Bruce with Robin Trower and Gary Husband

recorded at the Concertgebouw De Vereeniging in Nijmegen, Holland on Feb. 28, 2009.

 

Songs from the Road CD/DVD (RUF 1224). Live performance of Jack Bruce with Robin Trower and Gary Husband recorded at the Concertgebouw De Vereeniging in Nijmegen, Holland on Feb. 28, 2009.

 

More Jack than Blues CD/DVD (MIG 80312).  Live performance with the HR Big Band at the 37th German Jaz Festival, Frankfirt 2006.

 

The 50th Birthday Concerts 3DVD/1CD (MIG 90610).  Live performances, interviews, documentary and additional footage from Jack's 50th birthday concerts, Cologne, Germany, November 2nd-3rd 1993.

  

 

 

With Cream :

 

 

The Story of Beat-Club Vol. 1 1965-1968 (ARD-Video 2008). Cream's performances of I Feel Free 

from Show 17, broadcast Feb. 25, 1967 and Strange Brew from Show 20, broadcast May 20, 1967.

 

Det var en lordag aften (Nordisk Films 1968). Obscure film made in Copenhagen, Denmark in early

Feb. 1968 that features Cream performing World of Pain and We're Going Wrong.

 

All My Loving (Voiceprint 2007). Produced by Tony Palmer for the BBC, this documentary of music and it's affect on pop culture in the late 60's includes never seen before footage of Cream, Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Pink Floyd and many others.

 

Cream - Farewell Concert (Image Entertainment 2005). Produced by Tony Palmer. Documentary of Cream's farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England on Nov. 26, 1968. Includes interviews conducted in March 1968 in San Francisco, California.

 

Strange Brew (A*Vision Entertainment/Time Warner 1991). Footage of Cream's TV peformances on

Beat-Club from Bremen, Germany in 1967, the farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 1968

and interviews from 1991.

 

Fresh Live Cream (Image Entertainment 1993). Footage of Cream from the Revolution Club in London

in Jan. 1968, the farewell concert at Royal Albert Hall from Nov. 1968 and interviews from 1993.

 

Classic Albums: Cream - Disraeli Gears (Eagle Rock Entertainment 2006). The making of Disraeli Gears including archival live footage and a solo performance of We're Going Wrong played by Jack. Also includes interviews conducted in 2005 with Clapton, Bruce and Baker, Pete Brown, Atlantic Records executive and co-founder Ahmet Ertegun, John Mayall, Manfred Mann, Ben Palmer and others.

 

Cream: Classic Artists (Image Entertainment 2006). 2 disc set. The fully authorized story of Cream as told by Clapton, Bruce and Baker. Includes previously unreleased archival footage, interviews with Clapton, Bruce and Baker, performance footage, rare and unseen photographs

and memorabilia and a live recording of Cream from the Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden from

Mar. 7, 1967.

 

Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6 2005 (Rhino Entertainment 2005). 2 disc set. Cream's

historic reunion concerts filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England May 2-3-5-6, 2005.

Includes 2 alternate takes and interviews.

 

Inside Cream – 1966-1969 (Music Video Distributors 2005). This critical review of Cream assesses virtually every album they ever released, explaining what made the music work, and why it sometimes didn’t. Includes archive footage from throughout Cream's career.

 

Cream – Total Rock Review (Navarre Corporation 2006). This critical perspective assesses the band's revolutionary sound from their 1966 debut album, Fresh Cream, to their 1969 farewell release, Goodbye. Includes interviews with leading rock critics and musicologists, rare live-performance footage, and musical clips of Sunshine of Your Love and White Room.