TAYLOR MADE 1988

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)/STU (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 Cafe (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 Cafe (2nd show)
                   (I Wonder Why/Leather Jacket/Red House/Blue Note Shuffle/Goin' South/
                    Blind Willie McTell)

880120A  20th January: Miami, Florida, Charcoals Lounge
880121A  21st January: Miami Lakes, Florida, Charcoals Lounge

880227A  27th February: New York City, Lone Star Cafe (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)/Shane Fontayne (gtr)/
                                  Wilbur Bascomb (bass)/Danny McDermott (dr)

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

880506A  6th May: Raleigh, North Carolina, Switch

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 Cafe)
                   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 Club
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/It Hurts Me Too/Can't You
                    Hear Me Knocking/Blind Willie McTell)
                   Note: 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) -unsure
                   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 on May 2, 1983, on a session
                             with MT participating, 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. Hurley (near Woodstock), New York,
                    Dreamland Recording Studios. 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)
                    - Separately I (MT) -instrumental
                    - Separately II (MT) -with vocals
                    - Soliloquy (Max Middleton)
                    - Special (MT/KR)
                    Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Bernard Purdie (dr)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Shane
                                   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 ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip
                    Toe, 1st set
                    (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)/Gerry Moll (congas)

880603B  3rd June: CORKY LAING ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip
                   Toe, 2nd set
                   (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 ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip
                   Toe, 1st set
                   (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)/Gerry Moll (congas)
                   Note: The whole set was officially released in 2021 (see 210226A).

880604B  4th June: CORKY LAING ALL-STARS. Bridgeport, Connecticut, Club Tip
                   Toe, 2nd set
                    (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)
                   Note: The whole set was officially released in 2021 (see 210226A).

880608A  8th June: HOME BOY BLUES REVUE. New York City, Lone Star Cafe
                   MT (gtr) sits in with Mink De Ville's (voc, gtr) new band on a few numbers.

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

880616B  16th June: New York City, Lone Star Cafe (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: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Joe Pop's
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/Band introduction/
                    Blues In The Morning/You Gotta Move/Leather Jacket/Blind Willie McTell)

880600C  June and/or July: SPEEDO ‘HARMONICA’ JONES. New York City, Kamen
                    Audio. Producer and sound engineer: Kirk Yano. Recordings for the upcoming
                    album Have Blues Will Travel (see 920200A). 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)

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, Les Spectacles Labatt Blues
                   (I Wonder Why/Giddy Up/Red House/Goin' South/You Gotta Move/
                    Stranger In This Town)   

880709B  9th July: Montreal, Canada, Labatt Blues Dans La Nuit
880714A  14th July: Victoria, Canada, The Forge
880721A  21st July: San Francisco, California, The Stone

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

880727A  27th July: Redondo Beach, California, The Strand Supper Club

880729A  29th July: Sacramento, California, Convention Center
                   MT was advertised to perform together on stage with John Entwistle and Dave
                   Mason!

880804A  4th August: Ambler, Pennsylvania, Cabaret
880819A  19th August: Ambler, Pennsylvania, Cabaret

880900A  September: JOHN MAYALL.
                   LP 'Archives To Eighties' (Polydor 837127-1, -US). 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 701115A 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 City 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) -Rick Derringer on guitar
                    Line-up: MT (gtr)/Dickey Betts (gtr, voc)/Jack Bruce (bass)/Warren Haynes
                                   (gtr)/Johnny Neel (keyb)/Marty Privette (bass)/Matt Abts (dr)
                    Note: Broadcast live through US FM (DC101).
                              Released officially on LP in April 2018 (see 180421A).

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.