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Jim McCarty

Jim McCarty
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England
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Jim McCarty has a long musical history beginning in the early 60s as the drummer of the seminal rock/blues band The Yardbirds. In the late 60s he formed Renaissance with Keith Relf, also of The Yardbirds. Later formed the band Shoot, then Illusion, Box of Frogs, Stairway, then reformed The Yardbirds, which continues to this day, and concurrently has released a number of solo albums and collaborations.
Website
http://www.jamesmccarty.com
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Releases on file (27)
Jim McCarty — Walking in the Wild Land Jim McCarty — Walking in the Wild Land
(Angel Air SJPCD508, 2018, CD)
The Yardbirds — Making Tracks The Yardbirds — Making Tracks
(Wienerworld WNRCDV5078, 2014, CD & DVD)
Jim McCarty — Sitting on the Top of Time Jim McCarty — Sitting on the Top of Time
(Troubadour TRBCD010, 2009, CD)
The Yardbirds — Birdland The Yardbirds — Birdland
(Favored Nations FN2280-2, 2003, CD)
James McCarty — Out of the Dark James McCarty — Out of the Dark
(Higher Octave HOMCD 7057, 1994, CD)
Stairway — Moonstone Stairway — Moonstone
(New World NWCD 168, 1988, CD / DL)
Stairway — Aquamarine Stairway — Aquamarine
(New World NWC 143, 1987, K7)
Box of Frogs — Box of Frogs / Strange Land Box of Frogs — Box of Frogs / Strange Land
(Acadia ACA 8100, 1986/2006, CD)
Illusion — Enchanted Caress Illusion — Enchanted Caress
(Renaissance RMED-162, 1978/1990, CD)
Illusion — Illusion Illusion — Illusion
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2260, 1978/2011, CD)
Illusion — Madonna Blue Illusion — Madonna Blue
(TRC 030, 1978/1993, CD)
Illusion — Out of the Mist Illusion — Out of the Mist
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2259, 1977/2011, CD)
Keith Relf — All the Falling Angels Keith Relf — All the Falling Angels
(Repertoire REPUK 1385, 1976/2020, CD)
Renaissance — Illusion Renaissance — Illusion
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2232, 1970/2010, CD)
Renaissance — Renaissance Renaissance — Renaissance
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2231, 1969/2010, CD)
The Yardbirds — BBC Sessions The Yardbirds — BBC Sessions
(Repertoire REP 4777-WY, 1968/1999, CD)
The Yardbirds — Live and Rare The Yardbirds — Live and Rare
(Repertoire REPUK 1364, 1968/2019, 4CD+1DVD)
The Yardbirds — Live at the BBC The Yardbirds — Live at the BBC
(Repertoire REPUK 1280, 1968/2016, 2CD)
The Yardbirds — Yardbirds '68 The Yardbirds — Yardbirds '68
(JimmyPage.com JPRLPCD3, 1968/2017, 2CD)
The Yardbirds — Little Games The Yardbirds — Little Games
(EMI E2-54102, 1967/1996, CD)
The Yardbirds — Live in Stockholm & Offenbach 1967 The Yardbirds — Live in Stockholm & Offenbach 1967
(Repertoire REP2399, 1967/2018, LP)
The Yardbirds — Over Under Sideways Down - Roger the Engineer The Yardbirds — Over Under Sideways Down - Roger the Engineer
(Repertoire REP 4681-WP, 1966/2008, CD)
The Yardbirds — For Your Love The Yardbirds — For Your Love
(Repertoire REP 4757-WY, 1965/1999, CD)
The Yardbirds — Having a Rave Up The Yardbirds — Having a Rave Up
(Repertoire REP 4758 WY, 1965/1999, CD)
The Yardbirds — Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds The Yardbirds — Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds
(Repertoire REP 4776, 1965/2007, CD)
The Yardbirds — Five Live Yardbirds The Yardbirds — Five Live Yardbirds
(Repertoire REP 5090, 1964/2008, CD)
The Yardbirds — Live! Blueswailing July '64 The Yardbirds — Live! Blueswailing July '64
(Sundazed LP 5181, 1964/2003, LP)

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