Allan Holdsworth Catalog

1976 (age 30)

Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness  (CTI CTI 6068)

Alan Pasqua, piano; Allan Holdsworth, electric, acoustic guitar #2,4,7, solo violin #6; Alphonse Johnson, bass; Narada, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & June, 1976

1.Good Clean Filth
2.Floppy Hat
3.Wish
4.Kinder
5.Velvet Darkness
6.Karzie Key
7.Last May
8.Gattox

** also issued on CBS Associated ZK 45482.

Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness  (CBS Associated ZK 45482)

Alan Pasqua, piano; Allan Holdsworth, electric, acoustic guitar #2, solo violin #4; Alphonse Johnson, bass; Narada, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & June, 1976

1.Good Clean Filth (alternate take)
2.Kinder (alternate take)
3.Velvet Darkness (alternate take)
4.Karzie Key (alternate take)
5.Gattox (alternate take)

** reissue of CTI CTI 6068 + 5 bonus tracks.

1982

Allan Holdsworth - I.O.U.  (Allan Holdsworth AH-100)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, solo violin #6; Paul Carmichael, bass; Gary Husband, drums, solo piano #6; Paul Williams, vocals.

On The Barge, released 1982

1.The Things You See
2.Where Is One
3.Checking Out
4.Letters Of Marque
5.Out From Under
6.Temporary Fault
7.Shallow Sea
8.White Line

** also issued on Enigma 72031-1; Restless 7 72563-2; Manifesto MFO 46503.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

1983

Allan Holdsworth - Road Games  (Warner Bros. 1-23959)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass guitar; Chad Wackerman, drums; special guest: Paul Williams, lead vocals #2; Jack Bruce, vocals #5,6; Paul Korda, Joe Turano, Paul Williams, backing vocals #2.

Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA, released 1983

1.Three Sheets To The Wind
2.Road Games
3.Water On The Brain - Pt. II
4.Tokyo Dream
5.Was There
6.Material Real

** also issued on Gnarly Geezer GGCD001-2; Manifesto MFO 46504.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

The Allan Holdsworth Collection - Eidolon  (Manifesto MFO 46501)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass guitar; Chad Wackerman, drums; special guest: Jack Bruce, vocals.

Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA, released 1983

Road Games (Alternative Jack Bruce Vocal Version)

1984

Allan Holdsworth - I.O.U. Live  (Voiceprint Japan (J) VPJ-026)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums; Paul Williams, vocals.

"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, May 14, 1984

Road Games
White Line
Panic Station
Letters Of Marque
Material Real
Metal Fatigue
Where Is One
The Things You See
Was There (Something)

1985

Allan Holdsworth With I.O.U. - Metal Fatigue  (Enigma 72002-1)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass guitar; Chad Wackerman, drums; Paul Williams, vocals.

Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA;
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Front Page Studios, Glendale, CA, released 1985

Metal Fatigue
Home
Devil Take The Hindmost
Panic Station

Alan Pasqua, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Gary Willis, bass guitar; Gary Husband, drums.

The Un-Merry-Go-Round (In Loving Memory Of My Father)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass guitar; Mac Hine, drums; Paul Korda, vocals.

In The Mystery

** also issued on Restless 7 72562-2; Manifesto MFO 46505.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

1986 (age 40)

Allan Holdsworth - Atavachron  (Enigma 72064-1)

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe.

Front Page Studios, Glendale, CA, released 1986

Non Brewed Condiment

Billy Childs, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Billy Childs, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Funnels

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums; solos: Alan Pasqua, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

The Dominant Plague

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Alan Pasqua, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Atavachron

Billy Childs, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Tony Williams, drums; solos: Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Looking Glass

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Alan Pasqua, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Mr. Berwell

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Rowanne Mark, vocals; improv: Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Chad Wackerman, drums.

All Our Yesterdays

** also issued on Restless 7 72561-2; Manifesto MFO 46506.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

1987

Allan Holdsworth - Sand  (Relativity 88561-8152-1)

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums.

Front Page Studios, Glendale, CA;
additional recording: The Brewery, released 1987

Sand

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe.

Distance Vs. Desire

Alan Pasqua, solo keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums.

Pud Wud

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums.

Clown

same session.

The 4.15 Bradford Executive

John England, Mac computer; Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Biff Vincent, Roland Octapad drums; Chad Wackerman, percussion.

Mac Man

** also issued on Relativity 88561-8152-2; Manifesto MFO 46507.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

1989

Allan Holdsworth - Secrets  (Intima 7 73328-1)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.

Front Page Recorders, Costa Mesa, CA;
additional recording: Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA;
additional recording: The Brewery, released 1989

City Nights

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums; Rowanne Mark, vocals.

Secrets

Alan Pasqua, acoustic piano; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.

54, Duncan Terrace

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.

Joshua

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.

Spokes

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.

Maid Marion

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Bob Wackerman, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums, keyboards; Jeffrey Ocheltree, hammer; Clair Holdsworth, voice.

Peril Premonition

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe, guitar; Craig Copeland, vocals.

Endomorph

** also issued on Restless 7 72573-2; Manifesto MFO 46508.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

1990

Allan Holdsworth Group - Then!  (Alternity ALTY-0301)

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, baritone guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass guitar; Gary Husband, drums.

"Roppongi Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, May 4-6, 1990

Zone I
Proto-Cosmos
White Line
Atavachron
Zone II
Pud Wud
House Of Mirrors
Non-Brewed Condiment
Zone III

** also issued on Alternity (J) UICE-1065; Manifesto MFO 46514.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

Allan Holdsworth Group - Then!  (Alternity (J) UICE-1065)

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, baritone guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass guitar; Gary Husband, drums.: same session.

"Roppongi Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, May 4-6, 1990

Funnels (bonus track)

** reissue of Alternity ALTY-0301 + 1 bonus track.

1992

Allan Holdsworth - Wardenclyffe Tower  (Restless 7 72537-2)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; jazz fan: Joel (the demon barber) Schnebelt, voice.

Front Page Recorders, Costa Mesa, CA;
additional recording: Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA;
additional recording: Track Record, Los Angeles, CA;
additional recording: Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
additional recording: The Brewery, released 1992

5 To 10

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Sphere Of Influence

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums; solos: Gary Husband, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe.

Wardenclyffe Tower

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass.

Dodgy Boat

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Zarabeth

Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums; Naomi Star, vocals; solos: Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.

Against The Clock

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums, keyboards; solos: Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Questions

Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Oneiric Moor

** also issued on Polydor (J) POCJ-1162 as "Wardenclyffe Tower +3". Eidolon Efformation eE001; Manifesto MFO 46509.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

Allan Holdsworth - Wardenclyffe Tower +3  (Polydor (J) POCJ-1162)

Gordon Beck, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums.

Front Page Recorders, Costa Mesa, CA;
additional recording: Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA;
additional recording: Track Record, Los Angeles, CA;
additional recording: Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
additional recording: The Brewery, released 1992

Tokyo Dream (Japan Version)

Gordon Beck, solo piano; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums.

The Unmerry Go Round Part 4

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, baritone guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums.

The Unmerry Go Round Part 5

** reissue of Restless 7 72537-2 as "Wardenclyffe Tower" + 3 bonus tracks.

1994

Allan Holdsworth - Hard Hat Area  (Restless 7 72716-2)

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Front Page Recorders, Costa Mesa, CA;
additional recording: The Brewery, released 1994

Prelude

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Skuli Sverrisson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Ruhkukah

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Skuli Sverrisson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Skuli Sverrisson, bass.

Low Levels, High Stakes

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Skuli Sverrisson, bass.

Hard Hat Area

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Skuli Sverrisson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar.

Tullio

same session.

House Of Mirrors

Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Skuli Sverrisson, bass; Gary Husband, drums; solos: Steve Hunt, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, SynthAxe; Skuli Sverrisson, bass.

Postlude

** also issued on Manifesto MFO 46510.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

1996 (age 50)

Allan Holdsworth - None Too Soon  (Restless 7 72928-2)

Gordon Beck, digital piano; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Gary Willis, bass; Kirk Covington, drums.

The Brewery, released 1996

Countdown
Nuages
How Deep Is The Ocean
Isotope
None Too Soon Pt I / Interlude / None Too Soon Pt II
Norwegian Wood
Very Early
San Marcos
Inner Urge

** also issued on Manifesto MFO 46511.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

2000

Allan Holdsworth - The Sixteen Men Of Tain  (Gnarly Geezer GGCD2 44808)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Dave Carpenter, acoustic, electric bass; Gary Novak, drums; special guests: Walt Fowler, trumpet #1,5; Chad Wackerman, drums #6.

The Brewery, San Diego, CA, released 2000

1.0274
2.The Sixteen Men Of Tain
3.Above And Below
4.The Drums Were Yellow
5.Texas
6.Downside Up
7.Eidolon
8.Above And Below (Reprise)

** also issued on Globe Music Media Arts GMMA 2200-2 as "The Sixteen Men Of Tain - Special Edition". Manifesto MFO 46512.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

Allan Holdsworth - The Sixteen Men Of Tain - Special Edition  (Globe Music Media Arts GMMA 2200-2)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Dave Carpenter, acoustic, electric bass; Gary Novak, drums.

The Brewery, San Diego, CA, released 2000

San Onofre
Material Unreal

** reissue of Gnarly Geezer GGCD2 44808 as "The Sixteen Men Of Tain" + 2 bonus tracks.

2001

Allan Holdsworth - Flat Tire - Music For A Non-Existing Movie  (Megazoidal Records 806897000723)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; special guest: Dave Carpenter, acoustic bass #3,8.

The House In Capistrano, released 2001

1.The Duplicate Man (Intro)
2.The Duplicate Man
3.Eeny Meeny
4.Please Hold On
5.Snow Moon
6.Curves
7.So Long
8.Bo Peep
9.Don't You Know

** also issued on Manifesto MFO 46513.
** part of Manifesto MFO 46502 as "The Allan Holdsworth Album Collection - The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever!".

2002

Allan Holdsworth - All Night Wrong  (SMEJ (J) XSCP-3)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums.

"Roppongi Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, May 5, 2002

Lanyard Loop
The Things You See
Alphrazallan
Funnels
Zone
Water On The Brain Pt. II
Above & Below
Gas Lamp Blues

** also issued on SMEJ (J) XSGP-1.

2005

The Best Of Allan Holdsworth - Against The Clock  (Alternity ALTY-0402)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe; Jimmy Johnson, bass; Chad Wackerman, drums.

released 2005

Let's Throw Shrimp (bonus track)

Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe.

Shenandoah (bonus track)