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Newsgroups: alt.music.progressive From: jtl@genesis.MCS.COM (Joe Lynn) Subject: Renaissance Discography (Long) Message-ID: <1o26gl$kge@genesis.MCS.COM> Date: 15 Mar 1993 09:14:29 -0600 Organization: Macro Computer Solutions, Inc. Lines: 465 As promised, here is the latest version of the Renaissance discography. Please note my new address (the one residing on the archive server is very old and very incorrect). Enjoy. Joe Lynn -- jtl@ddsw1.mcs.com ----clip here---- Renaissance US Discography -------------------------- compiled by Joe Lynn (c)1982-1993 last revision: 15 March 1993 Unless otherwise noted, all catalog numbers are of US releases. Thanks to all who have contributed information. Corrections and updates are welcome. Please send comments (e-mail) to: jtl@ddsw1.mcs.com Year Band Lineup (*denotes 'guest appearance') ---- ------------------------------------------ 1969 Keith Relf - vocals, guitars, harmonica Jim McCarty - drums, percussion, vocals John Hawken - piano, harpsichord Louis Cennamo - bass guitar Jane Relf - vocals, percussion released: _Renaissance_ (1969) Elektra EKS-74068 produced by Paul Samwell-Smith CD reissue: Line LICD 9.00421 (W Germany-1987) Kings & Queens; Innocence; Island; Wanderer; Bullet 1971 Keith Relf - vocals, guitars, harmonica Jim McCarty - drums, percussion, vocals John Hawken - piano, harpsichord Louis Cennamo - bass guitar Jane Relf - vocals, percussion *Don Shin - electric piano +(alternate lineup:) Neil Korner - bass guitar Michael Dunford - guitar T. Slade - drums T. Crowe - vocals +This lineup performed one track ("Mr. Pine") on the LP below; the remaining tracks were by the original members. This recording also marks the first appearance of the work of lyricist Betty Thatcher. released: _Illusion_ (1971) Island (UK) HELP 27 produced by Paul Samwell-Smith CD reissue: Line LICD 9.00425 (W Germany-1987) Love Goes On; Golden Thread; Love Is All; Mr. Pine; Face of Yesterday; Past Orbits of Dust At this point, the original lineup departed. McCarty, Relf, and Cennamo went on to form the band _Armageddon_. McCarty, however, continued contributing songs to the 'new' Renaissance until 1974. After Keith Relf's death in 1976, the original Renaissance reformed as _Illusion_, whose work is discussed at the end of the discography. 1972 John Tout - keyboards, vocals Annie Haslam - lead vocals, percussion Rob Hendry - guitars, mandolin, chimes, vocals Jon Camp - bass, vocals Terence Sullivan - drums, percussion *Francis Monkman - VCS 3 released: _Prologue_ (1972) Sovreign/Capitol ST-11116 produced by Miles Copland and Renaissance, arranged by Michael Dunford CD reissue: Capitol/Toshiba-EMI {catalog unknown} (Japan-1992) CD reissue: One Way/Capitol CDL 57577 (1992) Prologue; Kiev; Sounds of the Sea; Spare Some Love; Bound For Infinity; Rajah Khan Michael Dunford was briefly a member of the band until he quit to concentrate on his songwriting. His replacement, Mick Parsons, was killed in an accident right before _Prologue_ was recorded. Rob Hendry was Parsons' last-minute replacement. On the original LP, the band dedicated _Prologue_ to Parsons. 1973 John Tout - keyboards, vocals Annie Haslam - lead vocals, percussion Jon Camp - bass, vocals Terence Sullivan - drums, percussion *Michael Dunford - acoustic guitar *Andy Powell - guitar Despite his work with the band since Renaissance Mk.I and the departure of Rob Hendry, Michael Dunford was not a regular member of Renaissance until 1974. released: _Ashes Are Burning_ (1973) Sovreign/Capitol ST-11216 produced by Dick Plant and Renaissance CD reissue: Capitol/Toshiba-EMI TOCP-6800 (Japan-1991) (contains edited version of "At The Harbour," with excerpted pieces of Debussy's "La Cathedrale Engloutie" removed) CD reissue: One Way/Capitol CDL 57576 (1992) Can You Understand; Let It Grow; On The Frontier; Carpet of the Sun; At The Harbour; Ashes Are Burning The UK pressing of this LP (Sovreign-EMI SVNA 7261) has a slightly different cover than the one seen in the rest of the world, in that the band members are smiling. 1974 - John Tout - keyboards, vocals 1979 Annie Haslam - lead vocals, percussion Jon Camp - bass, vocals Terence Sullivan - drums, percussion Michael Dunford - acoustic guitar released: _A Turn of the Cards_ (1974) Sire/Famous SAS-7502 produced by Dick Plant, Renaissance, and Richard Gottehrer LP reissue: Sire/ABC SAS-7502 (1976) LP reissue: Sire/Warner Bros. SR 6015 (1977) Running Hard; I Think of You; Things I Don't Understand; Black Flame; Cold Is Being; Mother Russia _Scheherazade and Other Stories_ (1975) Sire/Famous SASD-7510 produced by Renaissance LP reissue: Sire/ABC SASD-7510 (1976) LP reissue: Sire/Warner Bros. SR 6017 (1977) LP reissue: MFSL 1-099 (1/2-speed master) (1978) Trip To The Fair; The Vultures Fly High; Ocean Gypsy; Song of Scheherazade _Live at Carnegie Hall_ (1976) Sire/ABC SASY-3902-2 produced by Renaissance LP reissue: Sire/Warner Bros. 2XS 6029 (1977) Prologue; Ocean Gypsy; Can You Understand; Carpet of the Sun; Running Hard; Mother Russia; Song of Scheherazade; Ashes Are Burning _Novella_ (1977) Sire/ABC SA-7526 produced by Renaissance LP reissue: Sire/Warner Bros. SR 6024 (1977) CD reissue: Sire/Warner-Pioneer WPCP-4218 (Japan-1991) (Warner reissues have different covers from original ABC release) Can You Hear Me?; The Sisters; Midas Man; The Captive Heart; Touching Once (Is So Hard To Keep) _A Song For All Seasons_ (1978) Sire/Warner Bros. SRK 6049 produced by David Hentschel CD reissue: Sire/Warner-Pioneer WPCP-4219 (Japan-1991) Opening Out; Day of the Dreamer; Closer Than Yesterday; Kindness (At the End); Back Home Once Again; She Is Love; Northern Lights; A Song For All Seasons _Azure d'or_ (1979) Sire/Warner Bros. SRK 6068 produced by David Hentschel CD/LP reissue: Thunderbolt TB 045 (UK-1988) CD reissue: Sire/Warner-Pioneer WPCP-4220 (Japan-1991) Jekyll and Hyde; The Winter Tree; Only Angels Have Wings; Golden Key; Forever Changing; Secret Mission; Kalynda (a magical isle); The Discovery; Friends; The Flood at Lyons 1981 Annie Haslam - lead vocals Jon Camp - bass & electric guitars, vocals Michael Dunford - acoustic and electric guitars, vocals Peter Gosling - keyboards, vocals Peter Barron - drums, percussion, vocals released: _Camera Camera_ (1981) IRS/A&M 70019 produced by Renaissance CD reissue: Line LICD 9.00042 (W Germany-1988) Camera Camera; Faeries (Living at the Bottom of the Garden); Remember; Bonjour Swansong; Tyrant-tula; Okichi-san; Jigsaw; Running Away From You; Ukraine Ways The original UK pressing of this LP (Illegal ILP 008) does not contain the track "Bonjour Swansong." Gosling and Barron were replaced by Mike Taylor and Gavin Harrison, respectively, for the band's 1982 US Tour. 1983 Annie Haslam - lead vocals Jon Camp - bass & electric guitars, vocals Michael Dunford - acoustic and electric guitars, vocals *Peter Gosling - keyboards *Nick Magnus - keyboards *Eddie Hardin - keyboards *Peter Mosely - drums *Ian Mosely - drums *Bimbu Ackock - saxophone *Dave Thomson - trumpet released: _Time Line_ (1983) IRS/A&M 70033 produced by Renaissance Flight; Missing Persons; Chagrin Boulevard; Richard the IX; The Entertainer; Electric Avenue; Majik; Distant Horizons; Orient Express; Auto-tech 1985- Annie Haslam - lead vocals 1987 Michael Dunford - acoustic and electric guitars, vocals Raphael Rudd - keyboards, harp Mark Lampariello - guitar, bass no recordings released This band lineup toured the UK and USA during 1985 and 1986; a couple of UK appearances took place at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The final Renaissance performance was held at the Club Bene in Sayreville, NJ on June 6, 1987. Compilations: 1978 _In The Beginning_ Capitol SWBC-11871 2-LP combination of _Prologue_ and _Ashes Are Burning_, containing an edited version of "At The Harbour," with excerpted pieces of Debussy's "La Cathedrale Engloutie" removed CD reissue: Capitol CDP 7 48451 2 (1988) contains edited version of "At The Harbour" as well as truncated versions of "Rajah Khan" and "Ashes Are Burning" 1980 _Rock Galaxy_ RCA (UK) 25282 2-LP combination of _A Turn of the Cards_ and _Scheherazade_ 1990 _Tales of 1001 Nights, Volume I_ Sire/Warner Bros. 26129-2 Compilation of recordings made during 1974-1976 (CD and cassette only): Prologue (Live); Can You Understand (Live); Carpet of the Sun (Live); Running Hard; I Think of You; Black Flame; Mother Russia; Ocean Gypsy; A Trip to the Fair; The Vultures Fly High; The Young Prince and Princess (as told by Scheherazade) _Tales of 1001 Nights, Volume II_ Sire/Warner Bros. 26143-2 Compilation of recordings made during 1976-1979 (CD and cassette only): Can You Hear Me?; Touching Once (Is So Hard to Keep); Midas Man; Northern Lights; A Song For All Seasons; Jekyll and Hyde; The Winter Tree; Ashes Are Burning (Live) 1992 _Moments of Truth_ {bootleg; label unknown} LLR-154 Live recording of performances during the _Turn of the Cards_ tour, 1975 (CD only): {track listing unknown} Singles: 1973 "Carpet of the Sun/{?}" Sovreign/Capitol {?} 1974 "Mother Russia/{?}" Sire/Famous {?} 1977 "Back Home Once Again (from the Tyne Tees T.V. Series THE PAPER LADS)"/ "The Captive Heart" Warner Bros. (UK) K 17012 1978 "Northern Lights/Opening Out" Sire/Warner Bros. SRE 1041 (also released as a picture disc: SRE 1022) (promo issue: "Northern Lights (Stereo)/Northern Lights (Mono)") 1979 "Jekyll and Hyde"/"{?}" Sire/Warner Bros. {?} 1979 (Haslam and Dunford recorded a couple of singles for Polydor UK under the name "Nevada") 1981 "Faeries (Living at the Bottom of The Garden)/Remember" Illegal (UK) ICS 0025 Radio Shows: 1977 "Nightbird & Co.: Cosmic Connections (U.S. Army Reserve radio) 4/10/77" (1 side of double LP which also includes George Benson, Jean-Luc Ponty, and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Program #309, 310, 311 & 312) features interviews and songs from _Novella_ 1977 BBC live recording features performances from the _Novella_ tour 1979 "BBC Rock Hour: Renaissance Live" features a performance from the _A Song For All Seasons_ tour Videos: 1983 Bootleg video with three promotional clips from _Azure d'or_; a 1-hour concert performance at Park West/Chicago from USA Cable Network's "Hot Spots" program (1983), and two videos from Renaissance Mk. I. Entire video was culled from USA programming. A different version of this video has appeared with highlights of a 1986 performance in place of the Renaissance Mk. I material. Annie Haslam: 1977 _Annie In Wonderland_ Sire/Warner Bros. SRK 6046 produced by Roy Wood with appearance by Jon Camp CD reissue: Sire/Warner-Pioneer WPCP-4221 (Japan-1991) Introlise; If I Were Made of Music; I Never Believed In Love; If I Loved You; Hunioco; Rockalise; Nature Boy; Inside My Life; Going Home 1977 _The InterGalactic Touring Band_ [various artists] Passport/Jem PB 9823 produced by Stephan Galfas and Marty Scott multi-artist studio effort written by Danny Beckerman and Wil Malone. The band consisted of: David Sconce, guitar; Brian Cuomo, keyboards; Peter Sobel, Bass; Larry Fast, synthesizers; Paul Marchetti, percussion. Other artists who appear include: Rod Argent; Arthur Brown; Clarence Clemons; Annie Haslam; Ben E. King; Meatloaf; Anthony Phillips. Annie sings lead vocals. 1979 _On The Road Again_ [Roy Wood] Warner Bros. BSK 3247 produced by Roy Wood Annie sings backing vocals on "Dancin' At The Rainbow's End" and "Way Beyond The Rain" 1984 _Still Life_ Spartan (UK) LCTV1 produced by Louis Clark billed as "Louis Clark and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the Royal Choral Society featuring Annie Haslam." All tracks contain popular classical pieces with Annie singing lyrics by Betty Thatcher. Forever Bound; Still Life; One Day; Ave Verum; Shine; Careless Love; Glitter and Dust; The Day You Strayed; Save Us All; Skalia; Bitter Sweet; Chains and Threads 1989 _Annie Haslam_ Epic FE 45223 produced by Larry Fast with appearances by Justin Hayward and Mel Collins CD reissue: _Moonlight Shadow_ {label/catalog ?} (Japan-1992) Moonlight Shadow; The Angels Cry; When A Heart Finds Another; Let It Be Me; She's The Light; Celestine; Further From Fantasy; Wishin' On A Star; Wildest Dreams; One More Arrow; One Love Illusion: 1977 John Hawken - Keyboards Louis Cennamo - Bass Jane Relf - Vocals Jim McCarty - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion John Knightsbridge - Guitars Eddie McNeil - Percussion, Drums released: _Out Of The Mist_ (1977) Island ILPS 9489 produced by Doug Bogie/Illusion Isadora; Roads To Freedom; Beautiful Country; Solo Flight; Everywhere You Go; Face of Yesterday; Candles Are Burning _Illusion_ (1978) Island ILPS 9519 Compilations/reissues: _Moonstone_ (Mid-1980s) Brisk Productions/New World {?} tracks recorded by Jim McCarty, Louis Cennamo, and Jane Relf, as the band "Stairway." CD and cassette only. _Enchanted Caress_ (1990) Brisk Productions/Promised Land 92152 unreleased tracks from Renaissance Mk. I, recorded just before the formation of Armageddon. CD and cassette only. (featured tracks:) Nights in Paris; Walking Space; All The Fallen Angels _Off Shoots_ (1992) TNT Studio (Luxembourg) TNT-910109 live and solo Renaissance Mk. I recordings, 1969-1971 Kings & Queens; Innocence; Wanderer; No Name Raga; Island; Without A Song For You; Make My Time Pass By; The Sea; Line of Least Resistance; Natural Lovin' Man; Henry's Coming Home; Love Mum and Dad (end of Renaissance discography) ------------------------------------ -- jtl@ddsw1.mcs.com

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