TAYLOR MADE 1996

960108A  8th January: US radio (Media America Radio) ‘Up Close‘. Host: Dan Neer.
                   Broadcast in three weekly parts. Part 2, incl.
                   - interview with KR (in New York City, in October 1995)
                   - interview with MJ (in New York City, in October 1995)
                   - interview with CW (archival)
                   - interview with MT (archival)
                   - interview with Bobby Keys (archival)

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.

960328A 28th March: London, The Roadhouse

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 Stranger In This Town-CD
                   - Laundromat Blues (Sandy Jones) -taken from Stranger In This Town-CD
                   - Little Red Rooster (Willie Dixon) -taken from Stranger 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, Netherlands, Bell’s Club

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

960424A  24th April: French TV (FR3 Nord) 'Journal Televise', incl.
                   - interview with MT by Thierry Stampfler (Marcq En Baroeul 23.04.)
                   - You Gotta Move (Fred McDowell/Rev. Gary Davis) -Marcq En Baroeul 23.04., 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, Kulturgelände 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)

960509A  9th 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-on-Tees, England, Harvey’s Club Cafe
                    (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/Rev. 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: 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-Jörg Müller (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: Kalamata, 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 La Facultad 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 only, MT does not play on this track.

22nd - 30th November: South European 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 Michetti
961124A  24th November: Subiaco, Italy, Teatro Tenda

961125A  25th November: Rome, Italy.
                   - interview with MT (probably for some Blues magazine)

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