Episode #142 – Gillan & Glover – Accidentally on Purpose

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Episode #142

January 3, 2022

Gillan & Glover – Accidentally on Purpose

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Lead up to the Album:


Backing Vocals – Bette Sussman (tracks: A2), Chrissy Faith (tracks: A2, B3, B4), Lydia Mann (tracks: B3,

B4), Vaneese Thomas (tracks: A2, B3, B4)

Drums – Andy Newmark (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B1, B2, B4)

Played with John Lennon, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, David Bowie, etc.

Electric Guitar – Nick Moroch (tracks: A5)

Flugelhorn – Randy Brecker (tracks: A3)

Guitar – Ira Siegel (tracks: B1, B2, B4)

Hihat – Andy Newmark (tracks: A2)

Horns – George Young (2) (tracks: A4, A5), Joe Mennonna (tracks: A4, A5), Randy Brecker (tracks: A4, A5)

Keyboards – Lloyd Landesman (tracks: B1, B4)

Piano – Dr John* (tracks: B2)

Saxophone – Joe Mennonna (tracks: B2)

Soprano Saxophone – George Young (2) (tracks: A1)

Was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band from 1991 through 1996.


Producer – Ian Gillan, Roger Glover

Engineer – “Amazing” Nick Blagona*

Coordinator [Album] – Phil Banfield

Recorded By [Assistant Air Studios] – Frank Oglethorpe, Carl Lever*, Ken Blair

Recorded By [Assistant Minot Studio] – Bruce Robbins

Recorded By [Assistant Power Station] – Dave O’Donnell

Recorded By [Assistant Sountec Studio] – Peter Hodgson

Technician [And Bar Steward] – Charles “Worthy” Lewis*

Mastered By – Greg Calbi

Album Art & Booklet Review

Design – Rob O’Connor

Illustration [Cover] – David De Silva

Photography By – Simon Fowler (2)

Photography By [Snaps] – Ian Gillan, Roger Glover

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Album Tracks:

Side One:

Clouds and Rain

Evil Eye

She Took My Breath Away


Via Miami

Side Two:

I Can’t Dance To That

Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave (R. Penniman)

Featuring Dr. John

Lonely Avenue (D. Pomus)

Telephone Box

I Thought No

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Reception and Review

For Further Information:

Child in Time by Ian Gillan



REVIEW: Gillan & Glover – Accidentally on Purpose (1988)

Help from the archives of Jörg Planer

2010 Re-release liner notes by David K. Tedds

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