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L. Shankar

L. Shankar
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India
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Lakshminarayana Shankar (born 26 April 1950 in Madras, Tamil Nadu) is an Indian violinist, singer and composer, the brother of L. Subramaniam; he formed the 70s fusion group Shakti with guitarist John McLaughlin, and has worked with a wide variety of other artists. He is often credited as L. Shankar or simply Shankar.
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Peter Gabriel — Long Walk Home (aka Rabbit Proof Fence) Peter Gabriel — Long Walk Home (aka Rabbit Proof Fence)
(RealWorld 7243 8 12238 2 6, 2002, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Up Peter Gabriel — Up
(Geffen Records 0694933882, 2002, CD)
Peter Gabriel — OVO Peter Gabriel — OVO
(RealWorld RWPG01 / RWPG02, 2000, 2CD)
John McLaughlin — John McLaughlin Montreux Concerts John McLaughlin — John McLaughlin Montreux Concerts
(Warner Bros 50-50466-9701-21, 1999/2003, 17CD)
Brand X — The X-Files: A 20 Year Retrospective Brand X — The X-Files: A 20 Year Retrospective
(Pangea Music OM1011, 1998, 2CD)
Saro Cosentino — Ones and Zeros Saro Cosentino — Ones and Zeros
(Resurgence RES129CD, 1997, CD)
Tony Levin — World Diary Tony Levin — World Diary
(Discipline DGM9601, 1995, CD)
Material — Hallucination Engine Material — Hallucination Engine
(Axiom 315-518 351-2, 1994, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Secret World Live Peter Gabriel — Secret World Live
(Geffen Records GEFD2-24722, 1994, 2CD)
Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures — Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures — Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures
(Flying Fish FF70612, 1992, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Us Peter Gabriel — Us
(RealWorld PGCD 7, 1992, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Passion Peter Gabriel — Passion
(Geffen Records 9 24206-2, 1989, CD)
Bill Laswell — Hear No Evil Bill Laswell — Hear No Evil
(Meta MT005, 1988/2000, 2CD)
Trilok Gurtu — Usfret Trilok Gurtu — Usfret
(Times Square TSQ9018, 1988/2001, CD)
Peter Gabriel — So Peter Gabriel — So
(Geffen Records 9 24088-2, 1986, CD)
Talking Heads — Speaking in Tongues Talking Heads — Speaking in Tongues
(Rhino Records R2 76453, 1983/2006, CD)
Shakti with John McLaughlin — A Handful of Beauty Shakti with John McLaughlin — A Handful of Beauty
(Columbia 494448 2, 1977/1999, CD)
Shakti with John McLaughlin — Natural Elements Shakti with John McLaughlin — Natural Elements
(Columbia 489773 2, 1977/1999, CD)
Shakti — Shakti with John McLaughlin Shakti — Shakti with John McLaughlin
(Columbia CK 46868, 1976/1991, CD)

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