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Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Big Jim Sullivan (guitar)


BANDS:
  • Wild Cats
  • Krew Kats
  • Russ Sainty & The Nu-Notes
  • Tom Jones Band
  • James Last Orchestra
  • Pacific Eardrum
  • Tiger
  • Olivia Newton-John Band
  • Us
  • The 3 Of Us
  • Van Morrison Band

BIOGRAPHY:

Fantastic guitarist, he's one of the electric guitar pioneers. He played live with many bands, but also appearing in hundreds of recordings, as he was one of the most prolific guitarists, especially in the 60s. He belonged to a sort of players (such as Joe Moretti, Jimmy Page, Vic Flick, Alan Parker, Paul Keogh, and others) that were hired to play in any single by the most famous singers in England.

I can´t even try to make a complete discography of him, but I want to publish this page yet as a tribute to him, so please notice that there are SO many omissions, but I´ll try to include more and more album credits little by little.

Big Jim Sullivan was born James George Tomkins in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England on February 14th, 1941.


SOHO SKIFFLE GROUP


Soho Skiffle Group was one of the first bands I know with Big Jim Sullivan, still in the 50s, but I haven´t any additional info:

SOHO SKIFFLE GROUP #?
?
+ others unknown to me. Help!


JOHNNY DUNCAN´S BLUE GRASS BOYS


This was another lineup for Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys with the great Big Jim Sullivan on guitar:

JOHNNY DUNCAN´S BLUE GRASS BOYS #?
?
Johnny Duncan
vocals, guitar
Tony Belcher
guitar
Licorice Locking
bass
Brian Bennett
drums

Other info on members of Johnny Duncan´s Blue Grass Boys (I know up to 15 members)
Already covered (3): Mick Grabham, Tex Makins, Joe Moretti
To be covered (8): Brian Bennett, Tommy Brown, Johnny Butts, Johnny Duncan, Jack Fallon, Licorice Locking, John McLaughlin, Red Reece


VINCE EAGER BAND


Several lineups happened, this one being a different one:

VINCE EAGER BAND #?
?
Vince Eager
vocals
Tony Belcher
guitar
Alan Le Claire
keyboards
Bobby Woodman
drums
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê

But, after a while, the musicians left Vince Eager to team with singer Marty Wilde.

Other info on members of Vince Eager Band (I know up to 11 members)
Already covered (2): Tex Makins, Joe Moretti
To be covered (5): Colin Green, Alan Le Claire, Tony Meehan, Jimmie Nicol, Bobby Woodman


MARTY WILDE & THE WILD CATS


This was Vince Eager Band, who joined Marty Wilde in 1958, under the new name of Marty Wilde´s Wildcats:

MARTY WILDE & THE WILD CATS #?
1958
êVince Eager Band
êVince Eager Band
êVince Eager Band
êVince Eager Band
êVince Eager Band
Marty Wilde
vocals
Tony Belcher
guitar
Alan Le Claire
keyboards
Bobby Woodman
drums
Tex Makins Bandê

After a 2 months tour with Wilde, Tex Makins formed his own band.

This was the new edition of Marty Wilde´s Wildcats in May 1959:

MARTY WILDE & THE WILD CATS #?
May 59-?
Marty Wilde
vocals
Tony Belcher
guitar
Licorice Locking
bass
Brian Bennett
drums
Krew Catsê
Krew Catsê
Krew Catsê
Krew Catsê

They recorded two albums, Wilde about Marty and Marty Wilde showcase, after that Marty Wilde parted ways with these musicians. They carried on without Marty as Krew Cats.
Other info on members of Marty Wilde & The Wild Cats (I know up to 14 members)
Already covered (1): Tex Makins
Old pages (1): Micky Waller
To be covered (6): Brian Bennett, Vic Flick, Bobby Graham, Alan Le Claire, Licorice Locking, Bobby Woodman


EDDIE COCHRAN BAND


In 1960, Eddie Cochran toured England (along with Gene Vincent). Cochran was backed in this tour by the Wild Cats (from Marty Wilde & The Wild Cats):

EDDIE COCHRAN BAND #?
1960
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
Eddie Cochran
vocals
Tony Belcher
guitar
Licorice Locking
bass
Brian Bennett
drums
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê
Marty Wilde & The Wild Catsê

Other info on members of Eddie Cochran Band (I know up to 6 members)
To be covered (2): Brian Bennett, Licorice Locking


KREW KATS


These were Krew Kats in 1961:

KREW KATS #?
1961
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
êMarty Wilde & The Wild Cats
Tony Belcher
guitar
Licorice Locking
bass
Brian Bennett
drums

Other info on members of Krew Kats (I know up to 4 members)
To be covered (2): Brian Bennett, Licorice Locking


THE ECHOES


In 1961, The Echoes´ guitarist, Tony Collins, had a car accident during a tour backing Gene Vincent, so Big Jim Sullivan was asked to replace him for the rest of the tour:

THE ECHOES #4
1961
Chris Wayne
vocals
Douggie Reece
bass
Les Smith
keyboards
Laurie Jay
drums

Other info on members of The Echoes (I know up to 43 members)
Already covered (2): Gary Boyle, Bob Wackett
To be covered (14): Vic Briggs, Bert Crome, Tommy Frost, Laurie Jay, Carlo Little, Mike O´Neill, Peter Oakman, Tony Oakman, Don Shinn, George Staff, Ringo Starr, Stuart Taylor, Derek Wadsworth, Peter Woolf


RUSS SAINTY & THE NU-NOTES


This was Russ Sainty & The Nu-Notes from January to July 1962:

RUSS SAINTY & THE NU-NOTES #?
Jan 62-Jul 62
Russ Sainty
vocals
Roy Toft
guitar, vocals
Mel Miller
bass, vocals
Nigel Menday
drums

In July 1962, Big Jim left, being replaced by the great, missed Roger Dean.

Other info on members of Russ Sainty & The Nu-Notes (I know up to 9 members)
To be covered (3): Roger Dean, Laurie Jay, Nigel Menday


NERO & THE GLADIATORS


Big Jim Sullivan was a member of Nero & The Gladiators:

NERO & THE GLADIATORS #?
1962
Mike O´Neill
vocals, keyboards
+ others unknown to me. Help!

Can someone help with additional info, please?

Other info on members of Nero & The Gladiators (I know up to 25 members)
Already covered (1): Joe Moretti
To be covered (11): Tommy Brown, Diz Disley, Tommy Frost, Colin Green, Tony Harvey, Laurie Jay, Mick Jones, Mike O´Neill, Boots Slade, Ray Smith, Bobby Woodman


THE NASHVILLE 5


The Nashville 5 was a band led by Reg Guest in the early 60s, comprising five superb studio musicians:

THE NASHVILLE 5 #?
?
Eric Ford
guitar, bass
Alan Weighall
bass
Reg Guest
keyboards
Andy White
drums

Other info on members of The Nashville 5 (I know up to 5 members)
To be covered (3): Eric Ford, Reg Guest, Alan Weighall


LES REED COMBO


The Les Reed Combo was formed by Les Reed with superb musicians, in order to act as a backing orchestra for many album sessions and BBC appearances. It was formed in 1965, and it remained active for several years, probably with different lineups. I just place here the list of musicians that belonged, although I suppose they weren´t all there at the same time:

LES REED ORCHESTRA #?
?
Les Reed
arranger, piano
Joe Moretti
guitar
Vic Flick
guitar
Jimmy Page
guitar
Eric Ford
bass
Alan Hawkshaw
keyboards
Roger Coulam
keyboards
Kenny Baker
trumpet
Bobby Pratt
trumpet
Albert Hall
trumpet
Stan Roderick
trumpet
Ronnie Ross
sax
Bob Efford
sax
Ronnie Chamberlain
sax
Alan Klein
sax
Don Lusher
trombone
Bobby Lamb
trombone
Gib Wallace
trombone
Jackie Armstrong
trombone
Stan Barrett
percussion
Jock Cummings
percussion
Bobby Graham
drums
Ronnie Verrell
drums

If someone could help with providing accurate info about lineups (and album credits), it would be very welcomed, please.

Other info on members of Les Reed Orchestra (I know up to 24 members)
Already covered (1): Joe Moretti
To be covered (22): Jackie Armstrong, Kenny Baker, Stan Barrett, Ronnie Chamberlain, Roger Coulam, Jock Cummings, Bob Efford, Vic Flick, Eric Ford, Bobby Graham, Albert Hall, Alan Hawkshaw, Alan Klein, Bobby Lamb, Don Lusher, Jimmy Page, Bobby Pratt, Les Reed, Stan Roderick, Ronnie Ross, Ronnie Verrell, Gib Wallace


GEORGIE FAME BAND


Big Jim Sullivan also played with Georgie Fame, but I need to find more details (period, other members, etc.):

GEORGIE FAME BAND #?
?
Georgie Fame
vocals, keyboards
+ others unknown to me. Help!

Other info on members of Georgie Fame Band (I know up to 49 members)
Already covered (6): Speedy Acquaye, Cliff Barton, Harry Beckett, Bill Eyden, Tex Makins, Joe Moretti
Old pages (4): Rick Brown, Ray Minhinnet, Ray Russell, Micky Waller
To be covered (38): Colin Allen, Harvey Burns, Clive Burrows, Peter Coe, Elton Dean, Lyn Dobson, Mick Eve, Georgie Fame, Hughie Flint, Tommy Frost, Mike Gorman, Colin Green, Jon Hiseman, Glenn Hughes, Henry Lowther, Greg Lyon, John Marshall, John McLaughlin, Roy Mills, Mitch Mitchell, Dick Morrissey, Jimmie Nicol, Brian Odgers, Chris Pyne, Red Reece,... up to 38 musicians.


TOM JONES BAND


In 1969, Big Jim Sullivan joined Tom Jones. This was Tom´s great live band in June 1969:

TOM JONES BAND #?
1969
Tom Jones
vocals
John Rostill
bass
Chris Slade
drums
Johnnie Spence
arranger

Sullivan stayed more than 5 years with Tom Jones, until 1974, but couldn´t find info on the live lineups. Any help?
Other info on members of Tom Jones Band (I know up to 76 members)
Already covered (2): Mickey Gee, Tim Renwick
To be covered (36): Keith Airey, Brian Bennett, Dave Bishop, Roy Burrowes, Kenny Clare, Vic Cooper, Daniel Fornero, Simon Gardner, Peter Gordon, Johnny Harris, Marty Harris, Ian Harrison, Fanita James, Alan Jones, Jean King, Jody Linscott, Darlene Love, Herman Matthews, Brian Miller, Wally Minko, Brian Monroney, Barry Morgan, Mike Morgan, Bill Parkinson, Steve Pearce,... up to 36 musicians.



PACIFIC EARDRUM


Another superb band where Steve York has played. They had several different lineups along their career, but they always chose very good players. Steve stayed in the band from 1975 to 1976:

PACIFIC EARDRUM #?
1975-1976
Joy Yates
vocals
Dave MacRae
keyboards
Tony Hicks
drums

Other info on members of Pacific Eardrum (I know up to 12 members)
Already covered (3): Bruce Lynch, Jeff Seopardie, Steve York
Old pages (1): Billy Kristian
To be covered (7): Jim Cuomo, Isaac Guillory, Tony Hicks, Dave MacRae, John Marshall, Brian Smith, Joy Yates


TIGER


In 1976, Andy Brown joins Tiger, a band formed by singer Nicky Moore and Big Jim Sullivan, but I don´t know the exact lineups. Help here, please!

TIGER #?
1976-?
Nicky Moore
vocals
Les Walker
vocals
Bill McGillivray
guitar, keyboards, vocals
Andy Brown
bass, vocals
Alan Park
keyboards
+ a drummer, unknown to me. Help!

The band toured with Hawkwind, around October 1976.

In August 1977, Tiger played at Reading Festival. I don´t know the complete lineup. Help here, please! This is my guess:

TIGER #?
Aug 77
Nicky Moore
vocals
Les Walker
vocals
Percy Jones
bass
Simon Phillips
drums
+ maybe others, unknown to me. Help!

Other info on members of Tiger (I know up to 10 members)
Already covered (1): Andy Brown
To be covered (6): Ray Flacke, Percy Jones, Nicky Moore, Alan Park, Simon Phillips, Les Walker


JAMES LAST ORCHESTRA


Big Jim Sullivan played for 9 years in James Last Orchestra since 1978, but I haven´t been able to find proper info about the lineups. This is my guess for a lineup in 1978, based on the Live in London 1978 video:

JAMES LAST ORCHESTRA #?
?
James Last
director
Benny Bendorff
bass
Gunter Platzek
keyboards
Derek Watkins
trumpet
Bob Lanese
trumpet
Hakan Nyqvist
trumpet
Lennart Axelsson
trumpet
Harald Ende
sax, flute
Karl Hermann Luer
sax, flute
Detlef Surman
trombone
Nick Hauck
trombone
Ole Holmquist
trombone
Barry Reeves
percussion
Terry Jenkins
drums
Tony Burrows
vocals
Joanne Williams
vocals, as Joanne Stone
Russell Stone
vocals
David Martin
vocals
Lyn Cornell
vocals
Sue Glover
vocals
Sunny Leslie
vocals

Can someone be of any help here?

Other info on members of James Last Orchestra (I know up to 212 members)
Already covered (4): Irene Chanter, Kay Garner, Stevie Lange, Joanne Williams
Old pages (1): Katie Kissoon
To be covered (36): P P Arnold, Pete Beachill, Madeline Bell, Simon Bell, Vicki Brown, Tony Burrows, Cafe, Jimmy Chambers, George Chandler, Bob Coassin, Lyn Cornell, Stephanie DeSykes, Eddie Engels, Bob Findley, Chuck Findley, Sue Glover, Gary Grant, Jean Hawker, Jimmy Helms, Steven Holtman, Dick ´Slyde´ Hyde, Ruby James, Sonia Jones, Rick Kiefer, Neil Lancaster,... up to 36 musicians.


OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN BAND


Big Jim Sullivan toured with Olivia Newton-John in 1978, but don´t know the rest of the band. Anybody knows?

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN BAND #?
1978
Olivia Newton-John
vocals
+ others unknown to me. Help!

Other info on members of Olivia Newton-John Band (I know up to 39 members)
Already covered (1): Carlos Vega
To be covered (37): Kevin Bassinson, Judy Brown, Dane Bryant, Norton Buffalo, Angus Burchall, Joe Creighton, Peter Donald, Liza Jane Edwards, John Farrar, Pat Farrar, Donna Fein, Buzzy Feiten, Lindsay Field, Stuart Frazer, Skip Griparis, Warren Ham, Lee Hendricks, Muffy Hendrix, Rick King, Abraham Laboriel, Michael Landau, Marlen Landin-Chapman, Chong Lim, Doug Livingston, Greg Mathieson,... up to 37 musicians.


VAN MORRISON BAND


Van Morrison and Dr John joined forces briefly with some of his heroes, Lonnie Donegan and Chris Barber:

VAN MORRISON BAND #?
?
Van Morrison
vocals, guitar, sax
Lonnie Donegan
vocals
Chris Barber
trombone
Dr John
vocals, keyboards
Nicky Scott
bass
Nick Payn
sax
Alan ´Sticky´ Wickett
drums
+ maybe others, unknown to me. Help!

The album The skiffle sessions was released in 2000.

Other info on members of Van Morrison Band (I know up to 168 members)
Already covered (1): Doreen Chanter
Old pages (4): Herbie Armstrong, Tim Hinkley, Katie Kissoon, Bobby Tench
To be covered (160): Teressa ´Terry´ Adams, Haji Ahkba, John Allair, John Altman, Robin Aspland, Bill Atwood, Chris Barber, Peter Bardens, Guy Barker, Crawford Bell, George Bell, Jay Berliner, Colin Blakeley, June Boyce, Helen Bradley, Liam Bradley, Charlie Brown, Richie Buckley, Justin Carroll, Cindy Cashdollar, Mario Cipollina, Johnny Colla, Bill Combes, Jim Condie, Phil Coulter,... up to 160 musicians.


BIG JIM SULLIVAN BAND


Around 1990, Big Jim Sullivan started playing with Derek Austin, Mike Piggott and Malcolm Mortimore:

BIG JIM SULLIVAN BAND #?
1990
Derek Austin
keyboards
Mike Piggott
violin
Malcolm Mortimore
drums
+ bassist unknown to me. Help!
Usê
Usê
Usê

I don´t know the name of the bassist. Can someone help, please?

After a few gigs, Mike Piggott left for his own projects and the bassist was replaced, and then, they changed they name to Us.

US


In 1991, the Big Jim Sullivan Band changes its name to Us with the arrival of Herbie Flowers:

US #1
1991-1994
êBig Jim Sullivan Band
êBig Jim Sullivan Band
êBig Jim Sullivan Band
Herbie Flowers
bass
Derek Austin
keyboards
Malcolm Mortimore
drums

They recorded an album that was never released. There's also a great solo album credited to Derek, called Red hot Hammond, that has been officially endorsed by Hammond. The album features this band plus some guests.

Finally, in 1994, Herbie Flowers leaves, and they go separate ways, mostly playing sessions. But, they played on and off for many years (for example, they were still playing together in 2006).

Other info on members of Us (I know up to 4 members)
Old pages (1): Derek Austin
To be covered (2): Herbie Flowers, Malcolm Mortimore


THE 3 OF US


But, in 1997, Big Jim Sullivan and Derek Austin team again; now they change their name to The 3 of US:

THE 3 OF US #1
1997-1998
êUs
êUs
êUs
Derek Austin
keyboards
Malcolm Mortimore
drums

They stayed together until 1998.

Other info on members of The 3 Of Us (I know up to 3 members)
Old pages (1): Derek Austin
To be covered (1): Malcolm Mortimore


BIG JIM SULLIVAN BAND (again)


Big Jim Sullivan also played gigs on his own, but couldn´t find info about the backing musicians; the only one I know is bassist Doug Ferguson:

BIG JIM SULLIVAN BAND #?
?
Doug Ferguson
bass
+ others unknown to me. Help!


DUNCAN MCKENZIE BAND


Big Jim Sullivan played with Duncan McKenzie for many years since April 1998, in different configurations. This was a trio format with Mike Piggott:

DUNCAN MCKENZIE BAND #?
?
Duncan McKenzie
guitar
Mike Piggott
violin

Other info on members of Duncan McKenzie Band (I know up to 3 members)
To be covered (1): Mike Piggott


BOBBY COCHRAN BAND


For a while, Big Jim Sullivan played with Bobby Cochran when he toured Europe, but I haven´t any other info:

BOBBY COCHRAN BAND #?
?
Bobby Cochran
guitar
+ others unknown to me. Help!

Other info on members of Bobby Cochran Band (I know up to 14 members)
To be covered (13): Rod Argent, Gary Baldwin, Pete Baron, Tim Bogert, Bobby Cochran, Greg Errico, Brian Hodgson, Gavin Povey, Jim Rodford, Howard Tibble, Ben Waters, Geraint Watkins, Pete Wingfield


PIONEERS OF ROCK´N´ROLL


Pioneers Of Rock´n´Roll was a band with an appropiate name. They were formed circa 2000, and they even were to play in Spain:

PIONEERS OF ROCK´N´ROLL #?
?
Earl Sheridan
vocals
Brian Gregg
bass
Mike O´Neill
keyboards, aka Nero
Brian Jones
sax
Frank Farley
drums

Other info on members of Pioneers Of Rock´n´Roll (I know up to 6 members)
To be covered (4): Frank Farley, Brian Gregg, Brian Jones, Mike O´Neill


JUKEBOX HEROES


Around November 2001. we can find Big Jim Sullivan as part of Jukebox Heroes, a band full of veteran players:

JUKEBOX HEROES #?
2001
Terry Dene
vocals
Brian Gregg
bass
Clem Cattini
drums

They had been playing before in 2000 as Terry Dene Band.

Other info on members of Jukebox Heroes (I know up to 4 members)
To be covered (2): Clem Cattini, Brian Gregg


BIG JIM SULLIVAN BAND (again)


Around 2003, Big Jim Sullivan started playing with Doug Pruden, sometimes billed as BJS Duo:

BIG JIM SULLIVAN BAND #?
2003
Doug Pruden
guitar

They released the album Hayley´s eyes.

Other info on members of Big Jim Sullivan Band (I know up to 6 members)
Old pages (1): Derek Austin
To be covered (3): Doug Ferguson, Malcolm Mortimore, Mike Piggott

Big Jim Sullivan sadly passed away on October 2nd, 2012 after a period of bad health. He will be very missed.

DISCOGRAPHY: (129 albums known to me - Status: Just starting)

OWN ALBUMS (17 credits)
  • You don´t know what you´ve got / Hot hiss of steam (SINGLE) - Big Jim Sullivan Combo (1961)

  • She walks through the fair / Don´t know what I´m doing (SINGLE) - The Jim Sullivan Sound (July 1966)

  • Sitar beat - Big Jim Sullivan (1967)

    • Members: (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: Herbie Flowers, Chris Karan, John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Alan Parker, Dave Richmond (RIP: Barry Morgan)
    • Comments: CD reissue contains 6 bonus tracks that feature John McLaughlin and Jimmy Page.
  • Sunshine Superman / Trans love airways (fat angel) (SINGLE) - Big Jim Sullivan (1968)

  • Sullivan plays O´Sullivan - Big Jim Sullivan (1971)

  • Jim Sullivan - Big Jim Sullivan (1972)

    • Members: (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: David Cohen, Vincent DeRosa, Gene Estes, Chuck Findley, Jim Horn, Jim Hughart, Dick ´Slyde´ Hyde, George Roberts, Tom Scott, Ken Shroyer (RIP: Buddy Childers, Mike Melvoin)
    • Technical: Hank Cicalo
  • Alone again / Out of the question (SINGLE) - Big Jim Sullivan (1973)

  • Big Jim´s back - Big Jim Sullivan (1974)

    • Members: (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: Chas Hodges, Dave Peacock (RIP: Ian Wallace)
    • Comments: This album was recorded with help from Chas Hodges (vocals, fiddle, keyboards, guitar), Dave Peacock (bass, banjo) and Ian Wallace (drums).
  • Laid back rock and roll song / Louisiana lovelips (SINGLE) - Big Jim Sullivan (May 1974)

  • If I could only play like that / Cascade (SINGLE) - Big Jim Sullivan (March 1975)

  • Test of time - Big Jim Sullivan Band (1977)

    • Members: Percy Jones, Nicky Moore, Alan Park, Simon Phillips, Les Walker (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: Mo Foster, Dave Lawson (RIP: Morris Pert)
    • Producer: Mike Vernon
    • Technical: David Grinsted, Barry Hammond, Geoff Workman
  • Out of the question / Alone again, naturally (SINGLE) - Big Jim Sullivan (1977)

  • Plays the ultimate rock guitar - Big Jim Sullivan (2001)

  • Mr rock guitar - Big Jim Sullivan (May 2001)

  • Jazz cafe - The Big Jim Sullivan Trio (May 2004)

  • Hayley´s eyes - BJS Duo ( - )

  • Lord Sitar - Big Jim Sullivan ( - )

ALBUMS AS PRODUCER (6 credits)
  • C´Est la vie - McGuinness Flint (1974)

    • Members: Dixie Dean, Jim Evans, Hughie Flint, Tom McGuinness, Lou Stonebridge
    • Guests: Keith Nelson, John Weider
    • Producer: (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Gondola / Almost abandoned (SINGLE) - Dragonfly (October 1974)

  • Angel - Angel (1975)

  • Old dog and me / Scruffy old cow (SINGLE) - Chas & Dave (July 1975)

  • Helluva band - Angel (1976)

  • Walking the highwire - Tony Wilson (1988)

COMPILATIONS AS PRODUCER (1 credit) ALBUMS AS A BAND MEMBER (10 credits)
  • Wilde about Marty - Marty Wilde & The Wild Cats (1958)

  • Dr Doolittle - Marty Wilde (1968)

  • Rock´n´roll - Marty Wilde (1970)

  • Live Caesars Palace - Tom Jones (1971) (LIVE)

    • Members: Bobby Shew (RIP: Kenny Clare, John Rostill, Johnnie Spence, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Bill Inglot (RIP: Gordon Mills)
    • Technical: Dan Hersch
    • Comments: Recorded live in 1971.
  • Goin´ down laughing - Tiger (1976)

  • Tiger - Tiger (1976)

    • Members: Ray Flacke, Nicky Moore, Les Walker (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: Phil Curtis, Dave MacRae, Billy Rankin (RIP: Ian Wallace)
  • Hansimania - James Last (1981)

    • Members: Madeline Bell, Simon Bell, George Chandler, Irene Chanter, Bob Coassin, Katie Kissoon, Russell Stone, Stan Sulzmann, Derek Watkins (RIP: Gunter Platzek, Barry Reeves, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • The Skiffle sessions - Van Morrison / Lonnie Donegan / Chris Barber (2000)

    • Members: Chris Barber, Dr John, Chris Hunt, Van Morrison, Nick Payn, Nicky Scott, Alan ´Sticky´ Wickett (RIP: Lonnie Donegan, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Technical: Ian Cooper
  • Live in London 1978 - James Last (2004) (LIVE)

    • Members: Tony Burrows, Lyn Cornell, Sue Glover, Sunny Leslie, Russell Stone, Derek Watkins (RIP: Gunter Platzek, Barry Reeves, Big Jim Sullivan, Joanne Williams)
    • Comments: DVD containing a live concert from 1978, plus bonus material from 1984.
  • Born to rock´n´roll - 50th concert - Marty Wilde (2007) (LIVE)

    • Members: Brian Bennett, Licorice Locking (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch (RIP: Jet Harris)
    • Comments: DVD.
COMPILATIONS AS A BAND MEMBER (2 credits)
  • Loaded - the brassed up funked out club sides - Tom Jones (December 2001)

    • Members: Bobby Shew (RIP: Kenny Clare, John Rostill, Johnnie Spence, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: (RIP: Doris Troy)
    • Producer: (RIP: Gordon Mills)
    • Technical: Bill Price
  • The Best of Van Morrison vol 3 - Van Morrison (June 2007)

    • Members: Haji Ahkba, John Allair, Robin Aspland, Chris Barber, Guy Barker, Crawford Bell, Liam Bradley, Phil Coulter, Mick Cox, Alec Dankworth, Candy Dulfer, Geoff Dunn, Richard Dunn, Pee Wee Ellis, Georgie Fame, Lee Goodall, Leo Green, Karen Hamill, David Hayes, Matt Holland, Pete Hurley, Bobby Irwin, Ronnie Johnson, Brian Kennedy, Teena Lyle, Shana Morrison, Van Morrison, Nick Payn, Steve Pearce, Jerome Rimson, Ralph Salmins, Johnny Scott, Nicky Scott, Alan Skidmore, Don Snow, Kate St John, Geraint Watkins, Alan ´Sticky´ Wickett, Martyn C Winning (RIP: Lonnie Donegan, Mick Green, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Guests: Tawatha Agee, Michael Bearden, Yolanda Charles, Clem Clempson, Chris Hunt, Tony Kadleck, Jeff Kievit, B B King, Jeff Mironov, Paddy Moloney, Shawn Pelton, Ben Sidran, Chris Stainton, Ian Thomas, Vaneese Thomas, Fonzi Thornton, Fiachra Trench (RIP: Derek Bell, Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker, Foggy Lyttle, Carl Perkins, Junior Wells, Jimmy Witherspoon)
    • Producer: Phil Ramone
    • Technical: Mick Glossop, Al Schmitt, Tim Young
ALBUMS WITH BANDMATES AND FRIENDS (5 credits)
  • Change of direction - Brian Bennett (1967)

    • Members: Brian Bennett
    • Guests: Alan Hawkshaw, Alan Skidmore (RIP: John Rostill, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Norrie Paramor)
    • Comments: First solo album by The Shadows´ drummer, recorded from March to August 1967.
  • No introduction necessary - Jimmy Page (1968)

    • Members: Jimmy Page
    • Guests: Clem Cattini, Chris Hughes, John Paul Jones, Albert Lee (RIP: Nicky Hopkins, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • The Illustrated London noise - Brian Bennett (1969)

    • Members: Brian Bennett
    • Guests: Herbie Flowers, Alan Hawkshaw, Nick Ingman (RIP: Harold McNair, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Norrie Paramor)
    • Comments: Second album by Brian Bennett.
  • Green Bullfrog - Green Bullfrog (1972)

    • Members: Ritchie Blackmore
    • Guests: Matthew Fisher, Chas Hodges, Albert Lee, Ian Paice (RIP: Tony Ashton, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Martin Birch
    • Comments: This was a project made by Ritchie Blackmore. He recorded it with some friend and old bandmates just for fun. This is the (amazing) lineup: Earl Jordan (vocals) (aka Jordan) Ritchie Blackmore (guitar) (aka Boots) Albert Lee (guitar) (aka Pinta) Big Jim Sullivan (guitar) (aka Boss) Rod Alexander (guitar) (aka Vicar) Chas Hodges (bass) (aka Sleepy) Tony Ashton (keyboards) (aka Bevy) Matthew Fisher (keyboards) (aka Sorry) Ian Paice (drums) (aka Speedy) A guitar feast! Originally, the album included 8 tracks. Produced by Derek Lawrence, due to contractual problems, the musicians credits were written with nicknames (as you can read above). But it was later remastered and reissued on CD in 1991 under the name The green bullfrog sessions, now with 3 unreleased tracks.
  • Derek Austin plays red hot Hammond - Derek Austin (1998)

    • Members: Derek Austin
    • Guests: Geoff Driscoll, Herbie Flowers, Malcolm Mortimore (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
COLLECTIVE ALBUMS (3 credits)
  • Knights of the blues table - VVAA (May 1997)

    • Guests: Robert Ahwai, Skip Alan, Jeff Allen, Miller Anderson, Maggie Bell, Jack Bruce, Mick Clarke, Clem Clempson, Les Davidson, Georgie Fame, Mark Feltham, Dennis Greaves, Peter Green, Kuma Harada, Chris Jagger, Mick Jagger, Bob Jenkins, Paul Jones, Ronnie Leahy, Phil May, Gerry McAvoy, Tony ´T S´ McPhee, Max Middleton, Malcolm Mortimore, John Povey, James Powell, Duffy Power, Phil Ryan, Dick Taylor, Mick Taylor, Henry Thomas, Nigel Watson, Charlie Watts, Neal Wilkinson (RIP: Cyril Davies, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Alexis Korner, Lou Martin, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Pete Brown
    • Technical: Joe Gastwirt
  • The Gathering - VVAA (June 2004)

    • Guests: Mike Batt, Joe Brown, Gordon Giltrap, John Lodge, Brian May, Martin Taylor, Midge Ure, Rick Wakeman (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Bert Weedon)
    • Comments: Benefit album featuring tracks by Big Jim Sullivan, Gordon Giltrap, Joe Brown, Martin Taylor, Rick Wakeman, John Lodge, Brian May, Mike Batt, Bert Weedon, Midge Ure, Chas McDevitt and Raymond Burley.
  • Tell me - Ember beat vol 1 (1962-64) - VVAA (2009)

    • Guests: Mike D´Abo, Vic Flick (RIP: Eric Ford, Bobby Graham, Dave Green, Martin Jenner, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Shel Talmy
    • Technical: (RIP: Joe Meek)
    • Comments: Compilation of tracks recorded by the label Ember during 1962 to 1964, featuring: The Sunsets, Carter Lewis & The Southerners, Chad & Jeremy, The John Barry Seven, Count Downe & The Zeros (featuring Martin Jenner), The Washington DC´s, A Band Of Angels, Ray Singer, Marcus Tro, and featuring 2 unreleased takes by The John Barry Seven and Chad & Jeremy.
LIBRARY ALBUMS (2 credits)
  • The Sounds of India - Big Jim Sullivan (1967)

  • The Wild one - Big Jim Sullivan ( - )

SOUNDTRACKS (5 credits)
  • Captain Scarlett OST - VVAA (December 2003)

    • Guests: Stan Barrett, Jock Cummings, Bob Efford, Jack Emblow, Roland Harker, David Katz, Dave Richmond, David Snell (RIP: Tommy McQuater, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Thunderbirds 2 OST - VVAA (August 2004)

    • Guests: Stan Barrett, Bob Efford, Roland Harker, David Katz, Alan Parker, Bobby Pratt, Alfie Reece, Roy Willox (RIP: Tommy McQuater, Barry Morgan, Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
  • Space: 1999 - year 1 OST - VVAA (January 2005)

    • Guests: Stan Barrett, John Burden, John Davies, Bob Efford, Jack Emblow, Tristan Fry, Bill Geldard, Liam Genockey, David Katz, John McCoy, Alfie Reece, David Snell (RIP: Tony Gilbert, Tommy McQuater, Jack Rothstein, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • My opinion: I loved this TV series!
  • Joe 90 OST - VVAA (July 2006)

    • Guests: Stan Barrett, Jock Cummings, Bob Efford, Jack Emblow, Vic Flick, Michael Jeffries, David Katz, Alfie Reece, Dave Richmond, David Snell, Roy Willox (RIP: Tommy McQuater, Tommy Reilly, Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
    • Technical: Keith Grant
  • Loot OST - VVAA ( - )

    • Guests: Madeline Bell, Clem Cattini, Steve Ellis, Herbie Flowers, Sue Glover, Alan Hawkshaw, Sunny Leslie (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Doris Troy)
SESSIONS (62 credits)
  • Viens danser le twist - Johnny Halliday (September 1961)

    • Members: Jean Tosan
    • Guests: Georgie Fame, Licorice Locking (RIP: Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: Recorded in September 1961.
  • Salut les copains! - Johnny Halliday (December 1961)

    • Members: Jean Tosan
    • Guests: Georgie Fame, Licorice Locking (RIP: Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: This album contains all the tracks from Viens danser le twist (recorded in September 1961), plus other tracks recorded with his own French band.
  • R&B from the Marquee - Alexis Korner´s Blues Incorporated (November 1962)

  • Treat her right / It´s for always (SINGLE) - Johnny Bev with Big Joe Sullivan and The Breakaways (1963)

  • Les Bras en croix - Johnny Halliday (1963)

    • Guests: Harold Bradley, Vic Flick, Reg Guest, Reg Guest, Jerry Kennedy, Bob Moore, Alan Weighall (RIP: Floyd Cramer, Bobby Graham, Buddy Harman, Grady Martin, Boots Randolph, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Shelby Singleton)
  • Relax your mind - Jon and Alun (1963)

    • Members: Alun Davies, Jon Mark
    • Guests: (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Shel Talmy
  • Dr Feelgood / It´s driving me wild (SINGLE) - Gerry Levene And The Avengers (1963)

    • Members: Graeme Edge, Roy Wood
    • Guests: (RIP: Arthur Greenslade, Mike Leander, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Bert Berns)
  • I saw her standing there / Farewell baby (SINGLE) - Duffy Power with The Graham Bond Quartet (May 1963)

    • Members: Duffy Power
    • Guests: Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce (RIP: Graham Bond, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Technical: (RIP: Norman Smith)
  • I´m Not Running Away / So Sweet (SINGLE) - Fitz n Startz (1964)

    • Members: (RIP: Mike Wroe)
    • Guests: Vic Flick, Alan Parker (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
  • Swing revisited - Johnny Keating & His Band (1964)

    • Guests: Ronnie Chamberlain, Bert Courtley, Reg Guest, Duncan Lamont, Bobby Pratt, Roy Willox (RIP: Jimmy Deuchar, Tubby Hayes, Barry Morgan, Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
  • Mae Mercer (EP) - Mae Mercer (1964)

    • Members: (RIP: Mae Mercer)
    • Guests: Keith Scott (RIP: Pete King, Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
    • Producer: Mike Vernon
  • Du rock´n´roll au rhythm´n´blues - Eddy Mitchell (1965)

    • Guests: Reg Guest, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Bobby Graham, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Sixteen English folksongs - Chas McDevitt (1966)

  • Follow me - Crispian St Peters (1966)

    • Members: (RIP: Crispian St Peters)
    • Guests: Vic Flick, Jim Lawless, Eddie Mordue, Jimmy Page, Alan Parker (RIP: Don Honeywell, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Own up - Twice As Much (1966)

    • Members: Dave Skinner
    • Guests: John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Eric Ford, Arthur Greenslade, Nicky Hopkins, Joe Moretti, Mort Shuman, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
    • Technical: Glyn Johns (RIP: Henry Lewy)
    • Comments: First album by the duo formed by Andrew Rose and Dave Skinner.
  • Latin a go-go - Mark Wirtz His Orchestra And Chorus (1966)

    • Members: Mark Wirtz
    • Guests: Vic Flick, Reg Guest, Dougie Wright (RIP: Marian Davies, Eric Ford, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • A Most peculiar man / Wedding day (SINGLE) - Adam, Mike And Tim (April 1966)

  • Mellow yellow - Donovan (1967)

    • Members: John Cameron, Tony Carr, Spike Heatley, Danny Thompson (RIP: Harold McNair)
    • Guests: Patrick Halling, John Paul Jones, John McLaughlin, Bobby Orr, Jimmy Page, Shawn Phillips (RIP: Eric Ford, Joe Moretti, Danny Moss, Ronnie Ross, Phil Seamen, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Mood Mosaic - The Mood Mosaic (1967)

  • Nana´s happening moods - Nana Mouskouri (1967)

  • Frisco bay / Nobody knows where you´ve been (SINGLE) - The State of Micky And Tommy (1967)

  • This is my scene - The Alan Tew Orchestra (1967)

    • Members: Alan Tew
    • Guests: Greg Bowen, Ronnie Chamberlain, Bob Efford, John Paul Jones, Jim Lawless, Rex Morris, Alan Parker, Alfie Reece (RIP: Don Honeywell, Nicky Hopkins, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Comme si c´etait Noel (EP) - Herve Vilard (1967)

  • Summer of last year / Summer evening (SINGLE) - The Pyramid (January 1967)

  • The Explosive Little Richard - Little Richard (January 1967)

    • Guests: Chris Bateson, Freddie Creasey, Paul Gale, Reg Guest, Roy Young (RIP: Jimi Hendrix, Big Jim Sullivan, Johnny Guitar Watson)
    • Producer: (RIP: Norman Smith, Larry Williams)
    • Comments: CD reissue from 2007 contains bonus tracks.
  • Is this what I get for loving you? / Tomorrow´s calling (SINGLE) - Marianne Faithfull (February 1967)

    • Members: Marianne Faithfull
    • Guests: John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page (RIP: Eric Ford, Arthur Greenslade, Nicky Hopkins, Brian Jones, Mike Leander, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
  • De Londres... a Memphis - Eddy Mitchell (October 1967)

    • Guests: Charles Chalmers, Vic Flick, Jeannie Greene, Reg Guest, Albert Hall, Roger Hawkins, Mary Holladay, David Hood, Wayne Jackson, Jimmy Johnson, Rex Morris, Spooner Oldham (RIP: Jimmy Evans, Eddie Hinton, Don Honeywell, Don Lusher, James Mitchell, Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
  • Would you believe - Billy Nicholls (1968)

    • Members: Billy Nicholls
    • Guests: John Paul Jones, Kenny Jones, Ian McLagan, Caleb Quaye, Jerry Shirley (RIP: Arthur Greenslade, Nicky Hopkins, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott)
    • Technical: Glyn Johns
    • Comments: This album was originally released in 1968. But in 2007, it was reissued expanded as a double album. There´s a CD reissue with just 2 bonus tracks.
  • The Maureeny Wishfull album - John Williams (1968)

    • Members: John Williams
    • Guests: Jimmy Page (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: This album only had a private pressing.
  • Thank U very much / Your heart is free just like the wind (SINGLE) - The Apple (February 1968)

  • The Last goodbye / Paperman fly in the sky (SINGLE) - Chris Farlowe (April 1968)

  • Don Partridge - Don Partridge (September 1968)

    • Members: (RIP: Don Partridge)
    • Guests: Brian Brocklehurst, Roger Coulam, Vic Flick, Mike Morgan, Dave Richmond, Dougie Wright (RIP: Harold McNair, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • The Perfumed garden - Chiitra Neogy (1969)

  • Sound of Sunforest - Sunforest (1969)

    • Guests: John Burden, Herbie Flowers, Jim Lawless, Alfie Reece, Dougie Wright (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
  • Don Juan / Margareta Lidman (SINGLE) - Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich (February 1969)

  • Our love´s a growin´ thing / Katja (SINGLE) - The Lions Of Judah (May 1969)

  • The World of Marianne Faithfull - Marianne Faithfull (September 1969)

    • Members: Marianne Faithfull
    • Guests: John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Eric Ford, Nicky Hopkins, Brian Jones, Mike Leander, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
  • The Amazing Blondel - Amazing Blondel (1970)

  • First album - Peter Collins (1970)

  • Let it be me - Jackie Edwards (1970)

  • Gimme dat ding / To love you (SINGLE) - The Pipkins (March 1970)

  • Song bird - Ritchie Francis (1971)

    • Guests: Phil Curtis, Mike Kellie, Will Malone, Ray Taff Williams (RIP: Barry Morgan, John Rostill, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: Ritchie Francis was bassist in the band Big Sleep (that also contained several later members of Man). In this album, he's accompanied by his bandmate Ray Williams (guitar), plus Big Jim Sullivan (guitar), John Rostill (bass, from The Shadows), Mike Kellie (drums), Will Malone (drums) and the late Barry Morgan (drums).
  • Histoire de Melody Nelson - Serge Gainsbourg (1971)

    • Members: (RIP: Serge Gainsbourg)
    • Guests: Roger Coulam, Vic Flick, Brian Odgers, Jean-Luc Ponty, Dougie Wright (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Clotho´s web - Julie Felix (1972)

    • Guests: John ´Rabbit´ Bundrick, Davey Johnstone, John Paul Jones, Danny Thompson, Dougie Wright (RIP: Cozy Powell, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Mickie Most)
  • Hot dogs - Stefan Grossman (1972)

    • Guests: Colin Gibson, Chris Slade, Larry Steele, Alan White (RIP: Trevor Lucas, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: Guitar virtuoso, this album by Stefan Grossman features Trevor Lucas (guitar), Big Jim Sullivan (guitar), Colin Gibson (bass), Larry Steele (bass), Chris Slade (drums), Alan White (percussion).
  • Where I belong - Christopher Neil (1972)

    • Members: Christopher Neil
    • Guests: Clem Cattini, Helen Chappelle, Brian Dee, Harold Fisher, Steve Gray, Clive Hicks, Mike Morgan, Brian Odgers, Peter Oliver (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Suzi Quatro - Suzi Quatro (1973)

    • Members: Keith Hodge, Len Tuckey
    • Guests: John ´Rabbit´ Bundrick, Alan White (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Micky Waller)
    • Producer: (RIP: Mickie Most)
  • Remember my song - Labi Siffre (1975)

    • Guests: Brian Bennett, Alan Branscombe, Chas Hodges, Gordon Neville, Dave Peacock, Jacqui Sullivan (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Ian Wallace)
  • Take two - Diane Solomon (1975)

  • Daniel Vangarde - Daniel Vangarde (1975)

    • Guests: Colin Green, Alan Hawkshaw, Alan Parker, Dave Richmond (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Open up your heart / Give me one (just for fun) (SINGLE) - Martha Smith (July 1976)

  • Nite flights - The Walker Brothers (1978)

    • Members: (RIP: John Maus)
    • Guests: Les Davidson, Mo Foster, Frank Gibson Jr, Dill Katz, Katie Kissoon, Chris Mercer, Alan Skidmore, Peter Van Hooke, Joy Yates (RIP: Morris Pert, Ronnie Ross, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Dave MacRae
    • Comments: Oh, they were great!! I love this band, his classics like 'The sun ain't gonna shine anymore', 'Make it easy on yourself', 'My ship is coming in', and his fantastic renditions of some other's classics, like 'Love minus zero' (Bob Dylan) and 'Summertime', etc. Scott Walker (born Scott Engel) has a superb voice. This happened in the 60s, but they also recorded new albums, like this one, in the 70s. Recorded in February 1978, with musicians such as Big Jim Sullivan (guitar), Les Davidson (guitar), Chris Mercer (sax), Alan Skidmore (sax), Mo Foster (bass), Morris Pert (percussion), Peter Van Hooke (drums).
  • Wirtz and music - Mark Wirtz (1978)

    • Members: Mark Wirtz
    • Guests: Vic Flick, Reg Guest, Dougie Wright (RIP: Eric Ford, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Matt Bianco - Matt Bianco (1986)

    • Members: Robin Jones, Trevor Murrell, Steve Sidwell (RIP: Ronnie Ross)
    • Guests: Guy Barker, Dave Bishop, Stuart Brooks, Martin Dobson, Jenni Evans, Tony Fisher, Cliff Hardie, Shirley Lewis, Charlie Morgan, Helena Springs, Stan Sulzmann, Jamie Talbot, Derek Watkins (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Prehistoric - Marc Bolan (1995)

    • Members: (RIP: Marc Bolan)
    • Guests: Clem Cattini, John Paul Jones (RIP: Nicky Hopkins, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Jackie Lynton´s Pin-board Wizards - Jackie Lynton (1998)

    • Members: Chris Bryant, John Cook, Jackie Lynton
    • Guests: Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Clive Bunker, Micky Moody, Mike Summerland, Dick Taylor (RIP: Al Hodge, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Coming back for more - Richie Milton & The Lowdown (March 1998)

  • Snapshot - Billy Nicholls (2000)

    • Members: Billy Nicholls
    • Guests: John Paul Jones, Kenny Jones, Ian McLagan, Caleb Quaye (RIP: Nicky Hopkins, Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: A collection of previously unreleased demos from the 60s. CD edition contains 5 bonus tracks.
  • Abstractions of the industrial north - Basil Kirchin (2005)

    • Members: (RIP: Basil Kirchin)
    • Guests: Alan Branscombe, Chris Karan, Duncan Lamont, Jimmy Page, Kenny Wheeler (RIP: Tubby Hayes, Pete McGurk, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: Recorded in 1966.
  • A tour casser (EP) - Johnny Halliday ( - )

    • Members: Johnny Halliday, Mick Jones
    • Guests: Reg Guest (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Spring song - Ottilie Patterson ( - )

    • Members: (RIP: Ottilie Patterson)
    • Guests: Roger Coulam (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Giorgio Gomelsky
  • The Original 1973 legendary sessions - Vince Taylor ( - )

COMPILATIONS (SESSIONS) (16 credits)
  • Greatest hits - Marianne Faithfull (October 1969)

    • Members: Marianne Faithfull
    • Guests: John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Eric Ford, Nicky Hopkins, Brian Jones, Mike Leander, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
  • The Very best of Marianne Faithfull - Marianne Faithfull (November 1987)

    • Members: Marianne Faithfull
    • Guests: John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Eric Ford, Nicky Hopkins, Brian Jones, Mike Leander, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
  • EP Collection - P J Proby (1996)

    • Guests: Ginger Baker, George Martin, Jimmy Page (RIP: Arthur Greenslade, Jack Nitzsche, Johnnie Spence, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Charles Blackwell, Calvin Carter, Dick Glasser)
  • The Go-go music of Mark Wirtz his Orchestra and Chorus - Mark Wirtz (1996)

    • Members: Mark Wirtz
    • Guests: Vic Flick, Reg Guest, John Paul Jones, Chas Mills, Dougie Wright (RIP: Kenny Clare, Marian Davies, Eric Ford, Nicky Hopkins, Joe Moretti, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: Compilation of tracks recorded from 1965 to 1969.
  • Love grows (where my Rosemary goes) - the voice of Tony Burrows - Tony Burrows (August 1996)

    • Members: Tony Burrows, Pete Nelson
    • Guests: Domino, Neil Lancaster, Sunny Leslie, Russell Stone (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Roger Cook, Pip Williams
    • Technical: Dan Hersch, Bill Inglot
    • Comments: Compilation of tracks by the bands where Tony Burrows sang (such as Edison Lighthouse, The First Class, White Plains, Domino, Touch, The Flowerpot Men, Brotherhood Of Man, Magic, The Pipkins, etc.).
  • Ridin´ high - the British sessions 1960-1971 - Cleo Laine (January 1998)

    • Members: Cleo Laine
    • Guests: Vic Ash, Stan Barrett, Alan Branscombe, Leon Calvert, Tony Coe, Bert Courtley, Bob Efford, Art Ellefson, Bill Geldard, Reg Guest, Eddie Harvey, Dickie Hawdon, Spike Heatley, Duncan Lamont, Brian Lemon, Kenny Napper, Bobby Pratt, Les Reed, Tony Russell, Ron Snyder, Derek Watkins, Kenny Wheeler, Roy Willox (RIP: Lennie Bush, Johnny Butts, Johnny Dankworth, Pete King, David Lindup, John Marshall, Danny Moss, Ronnie Ross, Big Jim Sullivan, Ronnie Verrell)
  • Sittin´ on a fence - the Immediate anthology - Twice As Much (1999)

    • Members: Dave Skinner
    • Guests: John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Eric Ford, Arthur Greenslade, Nicky Hopkins, Joe Moretti, Mort Shuman, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
    • Technical: Glyn Johns (RIP: Henry Lewy)
    • Comments: Compilation including their first two albums, plus non-album tracks.
  • The Anthology - Joe Cocker (August 1999)

    • Members: Virginia Ayers, Nicole Barclay, Chuck Blackwell, Mitch Chakour, Rita Coolidge, Gordon Edwards, Steve Gadd, Beverley Gardner, Cliff Goodwin, Jim Gordon, Howie Hersh, Jim Horn, Neil Hubbard, Jim Keltner, Bobby Keys, Sandy Konikoff, Ann Lang, Albert Lee, Claudia Lennear, Henry McCullough, Daniel Moore, Matthew Moore, Pamela Polland, Don Preston, Jim Price, John Riley, Bruce Rowland, Leon Russell, Kenny Slade, Chris Stainton, Bobby Torres, Donna Washburn, Donna Weiss (RIP: Cornell Dupree, Tommy Eyre, Felix Flaco Falcon, Eric Gale, Nicky Hopkins, Carl Radle, Alan Spenner, Richard Tee, Viola Wills, B J Wilson)
    • Guests: Wally Badarou, Adrian Belew, Madeline Bell, Stu Blumberg, Bonnie Bramlett, Gary Brown, Ollie E Brown, Artie Butler, Clem Cattini, Mikey Chung, Merry Clayton, David Cohen, Joe Correro, Sly Dunbar, Wilton Felder, Venetta Fields, Matthew Fisher, Jay Graydon, Phil Guilbeau, Ralph Hammer, Rosetta Hightower, Stix Hooper, Carol Kaye, Mike Kellie, Clydie King, Trevor Lawrence, Sunny Leslie, Steve Madaio, Shirley Matthews, Dave McDaniel, Jimmy Page, David Paich, Bernard Purdie, Chuck Rainey, Barry Reynolds, Joe Sample, Robbie Shakespeare, Sid Sharp, Jennifer Warnes, Steve Winwood, Mona Lisa Young (RIP: Barry Beckett, Ben Benay, Leroy Cooper, Hank Crawford, Milt Holland, Patrice Holloway, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, David ´Fathead´ Newman, Jeff Porcaro, Sam Rivers, Big Jim Sullivan, Clarence White)
    • Producer: Chris Blackwell, Bill Levenson, Stewart Levine, Allen Toussaint (RIP: Denny Cordell, Mike Leander, Alex Sadkin)
    • Technical: Suha Gur, Glyn Johns, Eddie Kramer, Tony Visconti (RIP: Henry Lewy)
  • Les EP´s Philips - Johnny Halliday (2001)

    • Members: Jacques Denjean, Johnny Halliday, Mick Jones, Ivan Julien, Jean Claude Vannier
    • Guests: Giorgio Gomelsky, Reg Guest, Les Reed (RIP: Arthur Greenslade, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: Collection of 40 EPs.
  • Leapers and sleepers - Duffy Power (2002)

  • The Best of the Transatlantic years - Stefan Grossman (June 2002)

    • Guests: Harvey Burns, Gerry Conway, Jerry Donahue, Pat Donaldson, Colin Gibson, Bernie Holland, Mike Kellie, Mike Kowalski, Darryl Runswick, Chris Slade, Larry Steele, Danny Thompson, Alan White, Ian Whiteman (RIP: Trevor Lucas, Big Jim Sullivan)
  • Get down with it - the Okeh sessions - Little Richard (2004)

    • Guests: (RIP: Big Jim Sullivan, Johnny Guitar Watson)
    • Producer: (RIP: Norman Smith, Larry Williams)
  • Everything under the sun - The Walker Brothers (June 2006)

    • Guests: Brian Bennett, B J Cole, Les Davidson, Mo Foster, Tristan Fry, Frank Gibson Jr, Steve Gray, Reg Guest, Alan Jones, Chris Karan, Dill Katz, Paul Keogh, Katie Kissoon, Dave MacRae, John Mealing, Chris Mercer, Brian Odgers, Simon Phillips, Alan Skidmore, Peter Van Hooke, Dougie Wright, Joy Yates (RIP: Barry Morgan, Jack Nitzsche, Morris Pert, Shorty Rogers, Ronnie Ross, Big Jim Sullivan)
    • Comments: 5CD boxset with some unreleased tracks.
  • If you go away - the RCA years 1965-1970 - Rod McKuen (February 2007)

    • Guests: Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Hal Blaine, Harry Bluestone, Frank Capp, Roy Caton, Gene Cipriano, Gary Coleman, Vincent DeRosa, David Duke, Wayne Dunstan, Jesse Ehrlich, Gene Estes, David Gates, Bill Geldard, Nathan Gershman, James Getzoff, William Green, Allan Harshman, Skaila Kanga, Carol Kaye, William Kurasch, Jim Lawless, Edgar Lustgarten, Arthur Maebe, Shirley Matthews, Lincoln Mayorga, Donald McVay, Gene Merlino, Tommy Morgan, Dick Nash, Don Randi, Emil Richards, Lyle Ritz, George Roberts, Sid Sharp, Paul Shure, Terry Trotter, Carolyn Willis, Dougie Wright, Tibor Zelig (RIP: Chet Atkins, Chet Baker, Lennie Bush, Red Callender, Buddy Collette, Al DeLory, Charles Flores, Eric Ford, Ernie Freeman, Arthur Greenslade, Al Hendrickson, Pete Jolly, Armand Kaproff, Don Lusher, Lew McCreary, Mike Melvoin, Jack Nitzsche, Gene Page, Earl Palmer, Nelson Riddle, Howard Roberts, Marshall Sosson, Billy Strange, Big Jim Sullivan, Tommy Tedesco, Al Viola, Julius Wechter)
    • Producer: (RIP: Neely Plumb)
    • Technical: Michael McDonald
    • Comments: 7CD boxset comprising several Rod McKuen albums: Rod McKuen sings his own (1965), The loner (1966), Other kids of songs (1966), Through European windows (1967), Listen to the warm (1967) and The single man (1968).
  • Rocks - Brenda Lee (2011)

    • Guests: Brenton Banks, Harold Bradley, Ray Edenton, Buddy Emmons, Reg Guest, Charlie McCoy, Bob Moore, Louis Nunley, Jimmy Page, Alan Weighall (RIP: Floyd Cramer, Hank Garland, Bobby Graham, Jimmy Hall, Buddy Harman, Hoyt Hawkins, Don Helms, Grady Martin, Neal Matthews Jr, Bill McElhiney, Jack Pleis, Boots Randolph, Big Jim Sullivan, Marijohn Wilkin, Joe Zinkan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Owen Bradley, Paul Cohen, Mickie Most)
  • Rocks - Little Richard (August 2011)

    • Guests: Milton Hopkins, Fred Jackson, Art Neville (RIP: Justin Adams, Lee Allen, Edgar Blanchard, Clarence Ford, Don ´Sugarcane´ Harris, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Hughes, Don Johnson, Lloyd Lambert, Roy Montrell, Oscar Moore, Earl Palmer, Big Jim Sullivan, Dewey Terry, Alvin ´Red´ Tyler)
    • Producer: (RIP: Johnny Otis, Norman Smith)

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Official site(s) - tell them you saw the link here:

From the always interesting Alex's Picks (by Alex Gitlin), we have:

From the superb site Knights in Blue Denim: The British Blues Scene '68 - '70 (by Christer Fridhammar & Vanja), we have:

From the fantastic The British Sound blog (by Bruno Ceriotti), we have rock family trees about:

Wikipedia doesn´t want to include links to this website, but I won´t do the same with them. So, from the great Wikipedia, we have:

Assorted links:

THANKS:

Very Special Thanks to:
  • Roger Dean: for his valuable messages with info (I miss you, man!) (2002).
  • Steve York: for info on Jim and Pacific Eardrum (2012).
  • Derek Austin: for info on Jim and the bands Us and The 3 Of Us (2012).
  • Mike Piggott: for his comments on Big Jim as well as info on his time with him (2012).

  • Special Thanks to:
  • Johann Haidenbauer: for his comments on Big Jim Sullivan (2012).

  • Thanks to:
  • Alex Gitlin: my friend, for our comments on Big Jim Sullivan´s projects (2002).

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