Collected background singers.
Born 1946 in Los Angeles, CA. A soul vocalist who came from a family of gospel singers. In the 60's she toured with Ike & Tina Turner and so she came in contact with Mick Jagger and the Stones' manager Andrew Loog-Oldham. Who produced her debut album ('67). Which included the single "The First Cut Is the Deepest," which was written by Cat Stevens and later popularized by Rod Stewart.
She did some gigs with; Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Rod Stewart, Delaney, Bonnie & Friends,
Blind Faith, Roger Dean and others.
Arnold re-entered the music world in the mid-'80s.
Rod Stewart 1964-1969 (2000) Vocals,
The Small Faces, (1968, '75, '77) Vocals,
Original Cast Recording Jesus Christ Superstar [MCA... (1970) Vocals,
Nick Drake; Bryter Layter (1970, '84, '86, '94) Vocals, Vocals (bckgr),
Dr. John; Sun, Moon & Herbs (1971) Vocals,
Graham Nash ('71),
Family Dogg View from Rowlands Head (1971) Vocals,
Humble Pie Rock On (1971) Vocals,
Stephen Stills Down the Road (1973) Vocals,
Chris Jagger Chris Jagger (1973) Vocals,
Nils Lofgren & Grin Cry Tough (1976) Vocals,
Bob Johnson & Peter Knight King of Elfland's Daughter (1977) Vocals,
Eric Burdon; Survivor (1978) Vocals,
Original Soundtrack Electric Dreams (1984),
Justin Hayward; Moving Mountains (1985) Vocals (bckgr),
Peter Gabriel; So (1986) Vocals, Vocals (bckgr),
Dolphin Brothers; Catch the Fall (1987) Vocals (bckgr),
Nina Hagen; Street (1991) Vocals (bckgr),
Roger Waters; Amused to Death (1992) Vocals,
Graham Parker; Burning Questions (1992), No Holding Back (1996) Vocals (bckgr),
Steve Marriot (1994),
Steve Howe; Portraits of Bob Dylan (1999) Vocals,
Lo Down Sex Drugs Rap (2000) Producer,
Oasis Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (2000) Vocals (bckgr),
Camilla Hints ('02),
Nick Drake (Treasury '04),
Ocean Color Scene ('05),
Gary Wright ('05),
Andy Fairweather-Low ('06),
McHouston Baker ('06),
Roger Waters; In the Flesh (2000)
Lesliep assed away on Friday (March 12 2010) aged 66 after suffering from cerebrovascular disease.
Duncan had been suffering from cerebrovascular disease.
As well as carving out her own career in the mid-'60s following a move from her native Stockton-On-Tees
to London, Duncan performed vocals on Elton John's album 'Madman Across The Water', Pink Floyd s 'The Dark Side Of The Moon'
and Ringo Starr's 'Goodnight Vienna'.
Duncan also worked with Dusty Springfield, while John recorded a version of her song 'Love Song'
for his 1970 album 'Tumbleweed Connection', which she contributed vocals too (listen to it below).
The singer went on to release the albums 'Everything Changes' in 1974
(including guitarist Chris Spedding, Pentangle drummer Terry Cox, and most of all Elton John himself on piano) 'Moonbathing' in 1975 and 1977's 'Maybe It's Lost'.
Vocals and keyboards. After a string of unsuccessful singles from "I Want A Steady" in 1963 recorded as "Lesley Duncan and The Jokers" to "Sing Children Sing" in 1969 Lesley Duncan finally got noticed when Elton John recorded her song "Love Song" on his "Tumbleweed Connection" album (Love Song 70). Married with producer Jimmy Horowitz.
Jimmy gathered some of the top studio musicians in England to record on Lesley's albums including Chris Spedding and Peter Frampton. Made a few albums more.
Dave Clark 5,
Jesus Christ Superstar (1970, choir),
Elton John ('70, '71, '77),
Long John Baldrey ('71),
Andy Bown ('72 & '73),
Kiki Dee ('73),
Pink Floyd ('73),
Ringo Starr ('74),
Alan Hull ('75 & '79),
Eve of The Alan Parsons Project ('79).
Keisha Jackson Keisha ('91),
Special Patrol Time Bomb (2001).
Rachel Fury performed live (backing vocals) with Pink Floyd in the late 80's:
Delicate Sound Of Thunder.
Born in Trinidad.
Vocals, had a few singles with Marc and Family (Freedom, Sing along ('72) and Glorie glorie ('80)).
She released a new album with Mac in '97; From now One.
Paul Kent (Paul Kent, 1971, with Tim Renwick, Gerry Conway, Pat Donaldson),
Shelagh McDonald (Stargazer, 1971, with Dave Mattacks, Danny Thompson, Pat Donaldson),
Andy Roberts (Home grown, 1971 & Nina and the dream tree, 1971),
Marc Ellington (Marc time, 1972, with B.J. Cole, Gerry Conway, Dave Mattacks, Pat Donaldson & Restoration, 1972),
Colin Blunstone (Late nights in Soho, 1979, with Rod Argent, Clem Clempson, John Giblin, Mike Moran, Simon Phillips, Morris Pert, Paul Keogh, Stevie Lange),
Randy Vanwarmer (Warmer, 1979, with Tony Levin, Chris Thompson, Stevie Lange),
Elkie Brooks (Pearls 2, 1982, with Tim Renwick, John Giblin, John Lingwood, Duncan Mackay, Dave Mattacks, Geoff Whitehorn, Pete Wingfield),
Dexys Midnight Runners (Too rye ay, 1982),
Chris Rea ('82, with Ron Aspery, Dave Mattacks, Max Middleton, Mike Moran, Pete Wingfield)
John Miles (Play on, 1983, with Mel Collins, Pete Wingfield)
Van Morrison (Into the music, 1983)(& again in '91)
Alexis Korner (Juvenile delinquent, 1984, with Colin Hodgkinson, Robin Lumley, Morris Pert, Doreen Chanter)
Elton John, (Ice on fire, 1985, with Davey Johnstone, Fred Mandel, Dave Mattacks, Charlie Morgan, Pino Palladino, Pete Wingfield, David Paton, Nick Pentelow)(& '86)
Eric Clapton ('86-'92 and live f.e. in '94, '96, '97),
Tanika Tikaram ('91),
Jimmy Nail ('91),
Buddy Guy ('91),
George Harrison ('91 and live in Japan),
Pete Townsend (Psychoderelict, with John 'Rabbit' Bundrick, Mark Brzezicki)
Martin Barre (A trick of memory, with Mel Collins, Matt Pegg, Nick Pentelow, Martin is from Yethro Tull),
Roger Waters; ('84, live & '94 and In
the Flesh ('00-'02), 2006 Vocals,
Robbie Williams ('02 with Tessa Niles and in '05 on "Ghost").
Whilst still at school Carol gained invaluable experience as performer, touring America, Russia and Europe as a lead singer with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.
As the featured lead vocalist Carol had a two top 5 hit singles; "Tempation" with Heaven 17 and "Don't waste my time" with Paul Hardcastle:
National Youth Jazz... Live at London Weekend Television (1975)
Jon & Vangelis Friends of Mr. Cairo (1981)
Dexy's Midnight Runners Too-Rye-Ay (1982)
Dick Morrissey & Jim... Life on the Wire (1982)
Chris Rea Chris Rea (1982) + Auberge (1991)
Europeans Vocabulary (1983)
Heaven 17 Luxury Gap (1983), Pleasure One (1986) & Teddy Bear, Duke & Psycho (1988) Vocals (bckgr)
Tommy Shaw Girls With Guns (1984)
Van Morrison Live at the Grand Opera House... (1985)
Robbie Nevil Robbie Nevil (1986) Vocals
Chris de Burgh Into the Light (1986) Bass
Bob Rock and Paul Hyde Under the Volcano (1987)
Simon F. Never Never Land (1987)
Julian Cope My Nation Underground (1988)
Van Morrison Avalon Sunset (1989) & Hymns to the Silence (1991)
Mike Oldfield Earth Moving (1989) & Orchestral Tubular Bells Box (1999)
Anderson/Bruford/Wakeman... Anderson-Bruford-Wakeman-Howe (1989)
Tears for Fears Seeds of Love (1989)
Ali Thompson Take a Little Rhythm (1980/ '81)
Phil Thornalley Swamp (1988)
Oleta Adams Circle of One (1990)
Duran Duran Liberty (1990)
Associates Wild and Lonely (1990)
Hothouse Flowers Home (1990)
Rick Astley Free (1991)
Bananarama Pop Life (1991)
Big Dish Satellites (1991)
Tanita Tikaram Everybody's Angel
Eros Ramazzotti In Ogni Senso (1991)
Kylie Minogue Let's Get to It (1991)
Simple Minds Real Life (1991)
Junior Reid Long Road (1991)
Mort Shuman Distant Drum (1991)
Buddy Guy Damn Right, I've Got the Blues (1991)
Jeff Wayne Spartacus (1992)
House of Love Babe Rainbow (1992)
Gary Moore After Hours (1992)
Howard Jones In the Running (1992)
Joshua Kadison Painted Desert Serenade (1993)
Pet Shop Boys (1993) & Alternative (1995)
James Taylor Quartet Supernatural Feeling (1993)
Midge Ure If I Was: The Very Best of Midge... (1993)
XC-NN XC-NN (1994)
Pink Floyd Division Bell (1994)
Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari Miserere (1994)
Jimmy Somerville Dare to Love (1995)
Fish Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors (1989)
Orchestral Manoeuvres in... Universal (1996)
Soraya On Nights Like This (1996)
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Soft Vengeance (1996)
Phil Manzanera & Andy... Manzanera & MacKay (1997)
Gene Drawn to the Deep End (1997) & (2001)
Ian Gillan Naked Thunder (1997)
Elton John Big Picture (1997)
Pulp This Is Hardcore (1998 and live)
Alphaville Salvation (1998)
The Art of Noise Seduction of Claude Debussy (1999) Programming, Singer, Drum Programming
Stereo MC's Deep Down & Dirty (2001)
Randy Crawford Permanent (2001)
Gene Gene ('01)
Roger Waters live (since April 2002),
2006 / 07, (doing a great "Gig In The Sky",
Lesley Garrett Travelling Light (2002)
David Gilmour (live January 2002),
Complete Explorers (2002)
Sergio Dalma (2003),
Ian Gillan (The Story 2005),
Buddy Guy (Damn Right I got the Blues bonus 2005),
The Muppets (X-mas Carol 2005),
Harley Westenra (Odyssey 2005).
According to Roger Waters tourbook (2002) she also worked with:
Mick Jagger ('88),
Robbie Wiliams (first solo single) &
Annie Lenox ('03 with
if you know more, i'll be glad to hear it from you.
Pink Floyd at Live 8 !
Please visit her at www.CarolKenyon.com.
She made some nice updates, with tour pics, wonderful clips of
"The Great Gig in the Sky" and some news about a solo album!
She's a sister of Wendy from Wendy & Lisa.
She's married with Doyle Bramhall II
Prince & The Revolution; Around the World in a Day (1985), Parade (Music from the Motion... (1986), Crystal Ball (1998) Vocals,
Wendy & Lisa Eroica [Atlantic] (1990) Percussion, Vocals (bckgr),
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 2 (1992) Vocals,
Doyle Bramhall II Doyle Bramhall II (1996) & Jellycream ('99), Vocals (bckgr),
The Girl Bros; Girl Bros. (1998) Vocals (bckgr),
Madonna; Ray of Light (?).
Eric Clapton & B.B. King Riding with the King (2000) Vocals (bckgr), together with Wendy,
Roger Waters In the Flesh (2000).
Eric Clapton live (tour end 2000/ 2001), together with Doyle Bramhall II, Andy Fairweather Low, Wendy and more youngsters. And on his studio-album Reptile (2001).
Neil Finn (2001),
Lisa Germano ('03)(she was that great violin-player with the Simple Minds and John Cougar Mellencamp).
Gary Numan ('84, '86 & '89),
Chas Jankel Looking at You (1985),
Grace Jones Slave to the Rhythm (1985, David Gilmour plays on that album too),
Take That ('85),
Eric Clapton ( August '86,
Crossroads '88, Journeyman '89), 24 Nights '91, Unplugged '92),
Berlin ('86, with David Gilmour),
Snowy White ('86),
Tina Turner ('86- '92),
The The Infected ('86),
Everything But the Girl Baby, the Stars Shine Bright (1986),
Dave Adams Dancing in My Sleep (1986),
Duran Duran ('86, '90, '93 & '01),BR>
Miguel Bose ('86 & '89),
Virginia Wolf Virginia Wolf (1986),
ABC; Alphabet City (1987),
Then Jerico ('87),
Marillion Clutching at Straws (1987),
Tom Jones ('88 & '94),
Steve Winwood (Roll with it '88 & '95),
Tears for fears Sowing the Seeds of Love ('89),
Pet Shop Boys ('89,'93 and more),
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe (1989),
Gail Ann Dorsey; Corporate World (1989),
Brendan Crocker ('89),
Youssou N'Dour Lion (1989),
Oleta Adams Circle of One (1990),
Knebworth: The Album (1990),
('90 with David Gilmour),
Eros Ramazzotti En Todos Los Sentidos (1990) & In Ogni Senso (1991),
The Rolling Stones Flashpoint (1991) ,
Buddy Guy Damn Right, I've Got the Blues (1991),
George Harrison (live '92),
Howard Jones (92),
Pete Townsend (93),
Joshua Kadison (93),
Beverly Craven (93),
Tasmin Archer Great Expectations (1993),
Absolutly Fabulous (1994),
Annie Lennox live in CP-NY ('95),
Paul Carrack ('95 &'97),
Justin Hayward ('95),
Mike & the Mecanics (95),
The Police live ('95),
Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari ('95, '96, 97),
Don't Stop (30TH Anniversary Album),
Barbara Pennington ('95),
Mike Batt (96),
Status Quo ('96),
Soraya (96 met Rob Argent en Mo Foster),
Jimmy Barnes Hits (1996),
Beautiful World Forever (1996),
Joe Cocker (97),
Alphaville Salvation (1998),
Montserrat Caballe Friends for Life (1998),
Sarah Brightman Eden (1998),
B*Witched Awake and Breathe (1999),
Dany Brillant Nouveau Jour (1999),
Jimmy Nail Tadpoles in a Jar (2000),
Kylie Minogue Light Years (2001) and better natural looking australian girl;
Natalie Imbruglia White Lilies Island (2001),
Victoria Beckham (2001),
Original Soundtrack Bridget Jones's Diary (2001),
Phil Manzarena (Explorers Club
'02 (original '85)),
Nick Carter Help Me (2002),
Lesley Garrett Travelling Light (2002).
Barbie (vocals and voice over), Levis (USA), Cadillac (USA), Diet Pepsi, Delta Airlines (USA),
Aquafresh, Kit-E-Kat (vocals), Kinder (voice over), Kentucky Fried Chicken,
Laboratoire Garnier (vocals and voice over), Muller, DHL...
Robbie Williams (on "Ghost" '05).
Vocals; Great Gig in the Sky; The Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd ('73).
Olivia Newton John ('75-'76),
Kilburn & the high Roads ('75),
Sandy Denny ('77),
The Alan Parsons Project (Eve '78),
Gary Brooker ('79),
Sky: The great Balloon ('79)
Young & Moody: Young&Moody ('79),
Kevin Ayers ('80),
Tracy Ullman ('83),
Culture Club ('84),
Tangerine Dream: Parc ('85),
Evertything but the Girl ('86),
Roger Waters ('86, '87),
Pink Floyd (at Knebworth '90 & Pulse),
David Palmer ('90),
Tommy Fisher ('96).
Johny Mercer ('96).
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