This is the list of the sessions I know Henry Spinetti appears... I've classified them into several categories:



----All time great Rock Hits Vol. 1, all new recordings----
Label : Stella Music , Hamburg-Germany
Release date: Nov.,09.
Complete Track list:
John Farnham : A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Paul Carrack : No Face,No Name, No Number
Roger Daltrey : Boys of Summer
Bonnie Tyler : I Put A Spell On You
Status Quo : Not Fade Away
Justin Hayward : Nights In White Satin
Huey Lewis : The Power Of Love
Kim Wilde : Because The Night
Midge Ure : Vienna
Marc Almond : Paint It Black
Joey Tempest : Born To Run
Lemmy !!! : Eye Of Destruction
Colin Blunstone : Owner Of A Lonely Heart
Mike Batt : Bright Eyes

Recorded and mixed at Abbey Road Studios 1+2
Aug./Sep. ´98

The Band :

Drums : Ray Cooper, Henry Spinetti
Guitars : Chris Spedding, Mitch Dalton
Bass : Tim Harris
Sax : Phil Tod
Piano : Mike Batt
Backing Vocals : Carol Kenyon, Tessa Niles,Miriam Stockley, David Bevan,
Micheal George, Mike Batt

Engineers : Austin Ince, Haydn Bendall
Assistant Engineer: Paul Smith

Produced , arranged and conducted by MIKE BATT

Mike Batt's New Album
    The album titled Philharmania was put out in November 1998, offers 14 well known rock songs like Paint It Black sung by Marc Almond, Nights In white Satin by Justin Hayward,
    Because The Night by Kim Wild, and Bright Eyes by Mike Batt, of course. The band contains Henry Spinetti on drums, Ray Cooper on percussion, Chris and Mitch Dalton on
    guitars, Tim Harris on bass and Mike Batt on piano plus The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Plus: Leo Sayer (73),

Wizard's Convention



NB: Reissued on CD (Repertoire REP 4474-WY) 1994 with six bonus tracks.

This was a pop-orientated album inspired by Roger Glover's Butterfly Ball project. It was stage-managed by Eddie Hardin and featured a plethora of guest musicians, including Tony Ashton, David
Coverdale, Mike D'Abo, Ray Fenwick, Jon Lord and Henry Spinetti.

During 1982

George Harrison

Personel involved
George Harrison (msc) backed up by: Ray Cooper (prc); Jon Lord (snt); Mike Moran (snt); Billy Preston (kbr); Henry Spinetti (drm); and others.

Lord did a session for his ol' mate George playing syntheziser on a track called "Circles".

Gone Troppo [lp] : UK/Europe 1982
Gone Troppo [lp] : Spain 1982 WEA Records 92-3734-1

March/April 1976

Wizard's Convention

Personel involved
Tony Ashton (pno/vcl); Les Binks (drm); David Coverdale (vcl); John Crocker (sxp); Ray Fenwick (gtr); Mo Foster (bss); Roger Glover (bss); Eddie Hardin (vcl/msc); Jimmy Helms (vcl); Glenn Hughes
(vcl); Ric Lee (drm); Rick van der Linden (pno/msc); Jon Lord (pno); Mark Nauseef (drm/prc); John Slaughter (gtr); Henry Spinetti (drm); Pete York (drm); the Chris Barber Band (msc).

A whole bunch of people appeared on a session initiated by Eddie Hardin.

Release catalogue
Wizard's Convention [lp] : UK Dec 1976 Purple
Wizard's Convention [lp] : Germany 1976 RCA Records PPL1-8118
Wizard's Convention [cd; extra material] : Germany 1994 Repertoire REP-4474-WY
Butterfly Ball - Wizard's Convention [cd] : UK 1989 Connoisseur VSOP CD 139
Butterfly Ball - Wizard's Convention [cd] : Japan 199- Teichiku TECW-30211-2
Wizard's Convention III [cd] : Japan January 1997 TDK Records International TDCN-5615

Sometime during 1977

Eddie Hardin

Personel involved
Eddie Hardin (vcl/pno); together with: Helen Chapelle (bvc); B.J. Cole (gtr/dbr); Ray Fenwick (gtr/bvc); Mo Foster (bss); Roger Glover (prc/bvc); Dee Murray (bss); Ian Paice (drm); Barry de Souza
(drm); Henry Spinetti (drm); Liza Strike (bvc); Doris Troy (bvc).

Paicey and Glover doing a session for their ol' mate Eddie Hardin. Glover also produced.

Release catalogue
You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks [lp] : Europe 1977
You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks [lp] : Canada 1977 Attic LAT1023
You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks [cd] : Germany 199- Repertoire REP-4324-WY

Sometime during 1978

Joe Breen

Personel involved
Bob Benham (gtr); Joe Breen (vcl/gtr); Vicky Brown (bvc); Hugh Burns (gtr); Barry d'Souza (drm); Mo Foster (bss); Roger Glover (kbr); Ray Glynn (str); Rick Hitchcock (gtr); Tony Hymas (kbr); Jon
Lord (kbr); Dave Macrae (gtr); Dave Markee (bss); John Perry (bss); Henri Spinetti (drm); Joanne Stoke (bvc); Liza Strike (bvc); strings conducted by Graham Preskett.

With Glover producing and guesting on most tracks. Lord also appears on a few tracks.

Release catalogue
More Than Meets The Eye [lp] : UK 1978 Vertigo 6370 430


Musicians mentioned in this page that I have projected to cover in my site someday:
And short tributes to:


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