May 1979 to June 1981

Gillan             

People involved

Ian Gillan (vcl); John McCoy (bss); Bernie Torme (gtr); Colin Towns (kbr); Mick Underwood (drm).

In comes Torme & Underwood and the classic line-up is born! They toured, recorded and drank extensively. They even had a couple of hits.

 

Albums & singles

Mr. Universe [Japanese lp] : Japan Sep 1979 East World Sound EWS 81254

Mr. Universe [European lp] : UK Oct 1979 Acrobat ACRO 3

Mr. Universe [European lp] : Germany 1979 Acrobat 1c064-63280

Mr. Universe [European cd; extra material] : UK 1989 Virgin CDVM 2589

Vengeance/Smoke On The Water : Germany Oct 1979 Acrobat 1c006-63298

Sleeping On The Job/Higher And Higher : UK Jun 1980 Virgin VS355

No Easy Way/Handles On Her Hips/I Might As Well Go Home : UK Jul 1980 Virgin VS362

Glory Road [lp] : UK Aug 1980 Virgin V2171

Glory Road [cd; extra material] : UK 1988 Virgin CDVM 2171

For Gillan Fans Only [lp] : UK Aug 1980 Virgin

Mutually Assured Destruction/The Maelstrom : UK 1980 Virgin VS 103

Trouble/Your Sister's On My List : UK 1980 Virgin VS 377 A/B

Trouble [double single!] : UK 1980 Virgin VS 377 A/B/C/D

Reading Live & More [ep] : Japan 1980 Virgin VIP-5901

New Orleans/Take A Hold Of Yourself : UK 1981 Virgin VS406

Future Shock [lp] : UK 1981 Virgin VH2196

Future Shock [cd; extra material] : UK 1988 Virgin CDVM 2196

One For The Road [ep] : Japan 1981 Virgin VIP-5911

Spanish Guitar/Higher And Higher/Spanish Guitar/Higher And Higher [7" testpress] : UK Dec 1981 Flexipop LYN10599

Higher And Higher/Spanish Guitar [7" flexi] : UK Dec 1981 Flexipop 13 (LYN10599)

No Laughing In Heaven [ep] : UK 1981 Virgin VS 425

Live At Reading '80 [cd/lp] : UK 1990 Raw Fruit FRSCD/FRSLP 002

The Gillan Tapes Vol. 1 [cd] : UK May 1997 Angel Air SJPCD-004

The BBC Tapes Vol 1: Dead Of Night (1979) [cd] : UK 1997 Purple Records PUR 319

The BBC Tapes Vol 2: Unchain Your Brain (1980) [cd] : UK 1997 Purple Records PUR 320

Gillan At The BBC [2cd = The BBC Tapes Vols 1/2] : Japan 1997

 

 

Material from above appears on...

Metal Explosion [lp; Various Artists] : 198- ...

Gillan Is Heavy-Rock [lp] : Finland 1981 Polarvox LJLP-1010

Live & Heavy [lp; Various Artists] : UK 1981 NEMS Records NE-6020-81

What I Did On My Vacation [cd] : UK 1986 Ten Records DIXDCD 39

What I Did On My Vacation [lp; extra material] : UK 1986 Ten Records 302781-1

The Very Best Of Gillan [cd] : UK 1991 Music Club MCCD 032

Trouble - The Best Of Gillan [cd] : UK 1991 Virgin/Pickwick VVIPD 113

The Deep Purple Family Album [cd] : UK 1993 Connoisseur RP VSOP CD 187

Gillan - The Japanese Album [cd] : UK 1993 RPM Records RPM 113

Ian Gillan Rock Profile [cd] : UK 1995 Connoisseur VSOP CD 214

 


     
     
     
     



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