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Chester Thompson

Singing (and Playing) With Phil Collins

Phil Collins whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with, beside his Genesis colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Genesis, Daryl Stuermer, Laura Pausini, Sting, Lamont Dozier, Lara Fabian, David Crosby , Eric Clapton, Chester Thompson, Arnold Mcculler, Fred […]

Happy Birthday Phil Collins. ‘On The Air Today’

This day (January 30, 1951), in Chiswick, London,, is born Philip David Charles Collins simply known as Phil Collins, English singer, best known as drummer and lead singer for Genesis Tracklist : Changes (w/ Flaming Youth) . Twilight Alehouse (w/ Genesis, Brussels, Belgium, 1972) . Dancing with the Moonlit Knight (w/ Genesis, Montreal, 1974) . […]

Discreet publish Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Sleep Dirt’ (1979)

Frank Zappa’s ‘Sleep Dirt’ is an album released (without his permission) on January 19, 1979 by Discreet. Track Listing : 1.Filthy Habits (Frank Zappa) – 07:33 . 2.Flambay (Frank Zappa) – 05:02 . 3.Spider Of Destiny (Frank Zappa) – 02:54 . 4.Regyptian Strut (Frank Zappa) – 04:15 . 5.Time Is Money (Frank Zappa) – 02:52 […]

Steve Hackett takes his friends to Tokyo (1996)

December 16, 1996 – and tomorrow night, a progrock supergroup gathering Steve Hackett (g – ex Genesis), John Wetton (b – ex-King Crimson, UK and Asia), Chester Thompson (d, ex- Weather Report, Frank Zappa and Genesis), Ian McDonald (s, ex- King Crimson and Foreigner) and Julian Colbeck (kb) is at Koseinenkin Hall in Tokyo, Japan

Weather Report record ‘Live and Unreleased’ (1975)

Weather Report’s ‘Live and Unreleased’ is their third official live album recorded in November 1975, 1977 & 1978, Track Listing : 1.Freezing Fire (Wayne Shorter) – 08:14 . 2.Plaza Real (Wayne Shorter) – 07:04 . 3.Fast City (Josef Zawinul) – 06:49 . 4.Portrait Of Tracy (Jaco Pastoriusl) – 05:57 . 5.Elegant People (Wayne Shorter) – […]

Santana release their nineteenth album : ‘All That I Am’ featuring…

Santana’s ‘All That I Am’ is their nineteenth studio album recorded in collaboration with other artists and released on November 1, 2005 by Arista. Track Listing : 1.Hermes (Carlos Santana) – 04:08 . 2.El Fuego (Carlos Santana, Jean Shepherd, Richard Shepherd) – 04:17 . 3.I’M Feeling You (Michelle Branch, Kara Dioguardi, John Shanks) – 04:30 […]

Frank Zappa in the Year 1973

1973 is one of Frank Zappa’s busiest years. Think about it : in one year, he records three albums, releases one and plays seventy-seven concerts throughout the world. From March till the end of May, he is at Bolic Sound in Inglewood and Whitney Studios in Glendale to complete his seventeenth studio album “Over-Nite Sensation” […]

DiscReet publish ‘Roxy & Elsewhere,’ a live album by Frank…

‘Roxy & Elsewhere’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers is a live album released on September 10, 1974 by DiscReet. Track listing : 1.Penguin in Bondage (Frank Zappa) – 06:48 . 2.Pygmy Twylyte (Frank Zappa) – 02:13 . 3.Dummy Up (Napoleon Murphy Brock, Jeff Simmons,Frank Zappa) – 06:02 . 4.Village of the Sun (Frank Zappa) […]

John Lee Hooker releases ‘The Healer’ recorded with Bonnie Raitt,…

John Lee Hooker’s ‘The Healer’ is an album featuring collaborations with Bonnie Raitt, Charlie Musselwhite, Los Lobos and Carlos Santana and released in September 1989 by Chameleon. Track listing : 1.The Healer (John Lee Hooker, Roy Rogers, Santana, Chester Thompson) – 05:36 . 2.I’m in the Mood (John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman) – 04:30 . […]

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Possibilities,’ his forty-fifth album…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Possibilities’ is his forty-fifth studio (featuring a myriad of famous guests) album released on August 29, 2005 by Vector/Hear Music. Track listing : 1.Stitched Up (Herbie Hancock, John Mayer) – 05:27 . 2.Safiatou (Harold Alexander) – 05:25 . 3.A Song for You (Leon Russell) – 07:05 . 4.I Do It for Your Love […]

Genesis visit Vienna, Austria (1978)

August 28, 1978 – Genesis – that is Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Daryl Stuermer, Chester Thompson – will be on stage at Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria

Santana attend “Woodstock 94” Day 3 (1994)

August 14, 1994 – Santana – that is Carlos Santana (g, voc), Billy Johnson (d), Karl Perazzo (cymb), Raúl Rekow (cong), Chester Thompson (kb), Myron Dove (b), Alex Ligertwood (voc), Hal Miller (perc) and Jorge Santana (rg) – will play on the South Stage at “Woodstock 94” in Saugerties, NY

Carlos Santana & Wayne Shorter meet in Montreux (1988)

July 14, 1988 – Carlos Santana and Wayne Shorter plus Alphonso Johnson (b), Chester Thompson (kb), Patrice Rushen (kb), Leon “Ndugu” Chancler (d), Armando Peraza (cong), Jose Chepito Areas (timb) will share the stage at “Montreux Jazz Festival” in Switzerland

Discreet release ‘One Size Fits All’ by Frank Zappa & The…

‘One Size Fits All’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention is an album released on June 25, 1975 by Discreet. Track Listing : 1.Inca Roads (Frank Zappa) – 08:45 . 2.Can’T Afford No Shoes (Frank Zappa) – 02:38 . 3.Sofa No. 1 (Frank Zappa) – 02:39 . 4.Po-Jama People (Frank Zappa) – 07:39 […]

Santana release ‘Supernatural,’ their seventeenth album featuring…

Santana’s ‘Supernatural’ feat. ‘Maria, Maria’ is their seventeenth (and most successful ) album released on June 14, 1999 by Arista. Track Listing : 1.(Da Le) Yaleo (Carlos Santana, Ra, Polloni) – 05:53 . 2.Love Of My Life (Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews) – 05:47 . 3.Put Your Lights On (Erik Schrody) – 04:45 . 4.Africa Bamba […]