BILL LASWELL DISCOGRAPHY 1986-1988

1986

GINGER BAKER - Horses and Trees
1) Interlock; 2) Dust to Dust; 3) Satou; 4) Uncut; 5) Mountain Time; 6) Makuta
Ginger Baker: drums; Foday Musa Suso: dousongonni, kalimba, nyanyer, kora; Shankar: violin; Bernie Worrell: organ; Nicky Skopelitis: 6 and 12 string guitars; Bill Laswell: bass, 6 string bass, slide; Daniel Ponce: bata, bells; Aiyb Dieng: talking drum, chatan, bells; Nano Vasconcelos: berimbau, cuica, voice, shaker; D.ST.: turntable; Robert Musso: organ
Produced by Bill Laswell/Material.
1986 - Celluloid (CD)

MANU DIBANGO - Afrijazzy
1) Massa Lemba; 2) Bushman Promenads; 3) Gombo Sauce; 4) Soir au Village; 5) Makossa ‘87; 6) Kango; 7) Douala Serenade; 8) Abelley Sphere
Manu Dibango: tenor, baritone and soprano sax, piano, DX7,vocals; Bootsy Collins: guitar, bass; Robbie Shakespiere (sic): bass; Herbie Hancock: piano; Bernie Worrel: synthesizer; Sly Dunbar: Simmons drums; Daniel Ponce: bata, bells; Nicky Skopelitis: Fairlight programming; D.ST.: turntables; Hugh Masekela: bugle and trumpet (3,6); Peter Tholo: trumpet (2,3); Yoro Gueye: trombone (3,6); Didier Lockwood: violin (8); Stephane Joly: claviers (2,3,4,6); Paco Sery: drums, percussion (2,3,4,6); Paul Personne:guitar solo (8); Ray Lema: claviers(2,3,4,6)
Produced by Manu Dibango and Bill Laswell/Material
1986 - Enemy (CD)

SONNY SHARROCK - Guitar 1) Blind Willie; 2) Devils Doll Baby; 3) Broken Toys; 4)Black Bottom; 5) Kula-Mae; 6) Princess Sonata:-Princess and the Magician, Like Voices of Sleeping Birds, Flowers Laugh, They Enter the Dream
Produced by Sonny Sharrock and Bill Laswell
Enemy - 1986

PUBLIC IMAGE, LTD. - Album
1) FFF; 2) Rise; 3) Fishing; 4) Round; 5) Bag; 6) Home; 7) Ease
John Lydon: Voice; Steve Vai: Guitar; Skopelitis: Guitar; Bernie Worrell: Organ; Bill Laswell: Bass; Tony Williams: Drums; Bernard Fowler: Voice; Ryuichi Sakamoto: Fairlight CMI; L. Shankar: Violin; Malachi Favors: Acoustic Bass; Ginger Baker: Drums; Aiyb Dieng: Chatan; Jonas Hellborg: Bass; Steve Turre: Didjeridu
Produced by John Lydon & Bill Laswell/Material
1986 - Nippon Columbia Japan

THE STALIN - Fish Inn
1986 - Japan Records

PETER GABRIEL - So
9) This is the Picture
Manu Katche: talking drums; Bill Laswell: bass; Peter Gabriel: Linndrum, CMI, synclavier, voice; Nile Rodgers: guitar; Daniel Lanois: 12 string guitar; Laurie Anderson: voice
Produced by Daniel Lanois and Peter Gabriel.
1986 - Geffen (CD)

PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. - Single
1986 (12”)

MELTABLE SNAPS IT - Point Blank
1986

AFRIKA BAMBAATAA AND FAMILY- Beware (The Funk Is Everywhere)
4) Kick Out the Jams
Produced by Bill Laswell and Afrika Bambaataa.
1986 - Tommy Boy (LP)

1987

SONNY SHARROCK BAND: Seize the Rainbow
1) Dick Dogs; 2) My Song; 3) Fourteen; 4) J.D. Schaa; 5) Seize the Rainbow; 6) The Past Adventures of Zydeco Honeycup; 7) Sherasherhead’s Hightop Sneakers
Sonny Sharrock: guitar; Abe Speller: drums; MelvinGibbs: bass; Pheeroan Aklaff: drums; Bill Laswell: 6 string bass (7)
Produced by Sonny Sharrock/Bill Laswell
1987 Enemy EMY 104-2 (CD)

RYUICHI SAKAMOTO - Neo Geo
1) Before Long; 2) Neo Geo; 3) Risky; 4) Free Trading; 5) Shogunade; 6) Parata; 7) Okinawa Song - Chin Nuku Juushii; 8) After All
Bill Laswell: Bass; Bootsy Collins: Start Bass; Tony Williams: Drums; Sly Dunbar: Drums; David Van Tiegham: Percussion; Emmett Chapman : Chapman Stick; Eddie Martinez : 12 String Guitar; Iggy Pop: Vocals
Produced by Laswell and Ryuichi Sakamoto
1987 - CBS (CD)

LAST EXIT - The Noise of Trouble
1) Straw Dog, You got me rockin', Take Cover, Ma Rainey, Crack Butter; 2) Pig Cheese; 3) Panzer Be-Bop; 4) Base Metal; 5) Blind Willie; 6) Needles Balls; 7)Civil War Test; 8) Help Me Mo I'm Blind
Sonny Sharrock: guitar; Peter Brotzman: tenor and baritone sax/tarogato; Bill Laswell: 6 string bass; Shannon Jackson: drums, voice; Akira Sakata: alto sax, b flat clarinet; Herbie Hancock: piano
1987 - Enemy

JAMES BLOOD ULMER - America - Do You Remember The Love?
1) I Belong In The U.S.A; 2) Lady Blue; 3) After Dark; 4) Show Me Your Love, America; 5) Black Sheep; 6) Wings
James "Blood" Ulmer: guitar, vocals; Bill Laswelll: 4-, 6- & 8-string-bass; Ronald Shannon Jackson: drums; Nicky Skopelitis: 12-string guitar, banjo; Bernard Fowler, Fred Fowler, Muriel Fowler: background vocals (4)
1987 - Blue Note (LP)

SLY & ROBBIE - Rhythm Killers
1) Fire; 2)Boops (Here to Go); 3) Let’s Rock; 4) Yes We Can Can; 5)Rhythm Killer; 6) Bank Job
Sly Dunbar: Simmons drums, percussion; Robbie Shakespeare: bass; Bootsy Collins: vocal, guitar; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper: vocal; Bernard Fowler: vocal; Shinehead: vocal; Rammelizee: vocal; Nicky Skopelitis: guitar; Pat Thrall: guitar; Bernie Worrell: prepared piano; Karl Berger: vibes, melodica; Henry Threadgill: saxophones, flute; D.S.T.: turntable; Daniel Ponce: bata, bells; Aiyb Dieng: congas, bells, percussion; Material strings arranged and conducted by Karl Berger; Fairlight programming by Nicky Skopelitis
Produced by Bill Laswell/Material.
1987 - Island

PETER BROTZMAN/BILL LASWELL - Lowlife
1) Death Rattle; 2) Low Life; 3) Disengage; 4) Locomotive; 5) Barrier; 6) Wheeling Vultures; 7) Curved Dog; 8) Abasement; 9) Land One; 10) Tingle Hairs; 11) The Last Detective
Peter Brotzman: bass saxophone; Bill Laswell: electric basses
1987 (?) - Celluloid (LP)
198? - Celluloid 5016 (CD)

1988

BILL LASWELL: Hear No Evil
1) Lost Roads; 2) Bullet Hole Memory; 3) Illinois Central; 4) Assassin; 5) Stations of the Cross; 6) Kingdom Come
Bill Laswell: bass; Shankar: violin; Nicky Skopelitis: guitars; Zakir Hussain: tabla; Aiyb Dieng: percussion; Daniel Ponce: percussion
Produced by Bill Laswell.
1988 - Virgin Venture (CD)

IGGY POP: Instinct
1) Cold Metal; 2) High On You; 3) Strong Girl; 4) Tom Tom; 5) Easy Rider; 6) Power & Freedom; 7) Lowdown; 8) Instinct; 9) Tuff Baby; 10) Squarehead
Iggy Pop: vocals; Steve Jones: guitars; Seamus Beaghen: keyboards; Leigh Foxx: bass; Paul Garisto: drums
Produced by Bill Laswell.
1988 - A&M (CD)

BOOTSY COLLINS - What's Bootsy Doin'?
4) Shock-It-To-Me
Produced by Bootsy Collins and Bill Laswell.
1988 - Columbia (CD)

AFRIKA BAMBAATAA & FAMILY - The Light
SIDE TWO: 1) Clean Up Your Act; 2) Zouk Your Body; 3) World Racial War; 4) Sho Nuff Funky
Produced by Bill Laswell/Material & Afrika Bambaataa
1988 - Capital (LP)


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