Sessionography 2000-2009

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FEB 20, 2000, OCT 9-21, 2000, and JAN 15-21, 2001
Atlantis Grammophon AB, Stockholm and/or
NOV 6, 2000
Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin and/or
NOV 16, 2000
Westside Studios, London

Broken Bicycles / Junk For The Stars
Green Song For The Stars
Shamed Into Love For The Stars
For The Stars For The Stars
Only the songs from For The Stars which feature prominent vocal contributions from EC are listed above, but these are also the recording dates for No Wonder, Baby Plays Around, Go Leave, Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder), The Other Woman, Like An Angel Passing Through My Room, April After All, You Still Believe In Me, I Want To Vanish, This House Is Empty Now, Take It With Me, and the Japanese bonus track You Go To My Head. The songs featuring Fleshquartet (Rope, For No One, and Just A Curio) were recorded SEP 23-27, 2000 at Fleshland, Stockholm, although they may have received additional work at the sessions listed above.

JUN 30, 2000
Royal Albert Hall, London

I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (Live) Tribute To Burt Bacharach & Hal David

unknown location (possibly Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin)

You Stole My Bell The Family Man: Music From The Motion Picture


CIRCA 2001
unknown location

Tear Off Your Own Head (It's A Doll Revolution) (Demo) unreleased

unknown location, Dublin

Egypt Labour Of Love: The Music Of Nick Lowe

APR 25, 2001
Royce Hall, Los Angeles

The Butcher's Boy The Harry Smith Project: Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited

APR 26, 2001
Royce Hall, Los Angeles

Ommie Wise Part 2 (What Lewis Did Last...) The Harry Smith Project: Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited

Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin

45 When I Was Cruel
Spooky Girlfriend When I Was Cruel
Tear Off Your Own Head (It's A Doll Revolution) When I Was Cruel
When I Was Cruel No. 2 When I Was Cruel
15 Petals When I Was Cruel
Tart When I Was Cruel
Dust 2... When I Was Cruel
Dissolve When I Was Cruel
Alibi When I Was Cruel
...Dust When I Was Cruel
Daddy Can I Turn This? When I Was Cruel
My Little Blue Window When I Was Cruel
Episode Of Blonde When I Was Cruel
Radio Silence When I Was Cruel
When I Was Cruel (No. 1) Cruel Smile
The vibraphone on When I Was Cruel No. 2 and horns on Spooky Girlfriend, 15 Petals, ...Dust, and Episode Of Blonde were added SEP 24, 2001 at Avatar Studios, New York.

Avatar Studios, New York

Smile (Japanese A-side) Cruel Smile
This was reportedly recorded at some point between SEP 20 and SEP 25 but not at the SEP 24 overdub session.

NOV 3, 2001
Avatar Studios, New York

Invisible Lady with The Charles Mingus Orchestra Tonight At Noon... Three Or Four Shades Of Love (Mingus Big Band / The Charles Mingus Orchestra)

LATE 2001 or EARLY 2002
Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin

Smile (Japanese B-side) Cruel Smile
EC added his vocal to a backing track recorded without his involvement at Studio Delphine, Paris.


FEB 2002 (between FEB 25 and FEB 28)
Sunset Sound Factory, Hollywood

The Judgement (Guide Vocal) unreleased
When Solomon Burke recorded this song, EC attended the session and recorded a guide vocal for Burke to follow.

AVR 2002
Abbey Road Studios, Studio One, London

Il Sogno

MAY 15, 2002
Easy Street Records, Seattle

Spooky Girlfriend (Live) On The Mountain 8

MAY 22, 2002
KFOG Radio, San Francisco

Spooky Girlfriend (Live) Cruel Smile

JUN 3, 2002
KBCO Radio, Boulder, Colorado

Spooky Girlfriend (Acoustic) KBCO Studio C Volume 14
Tart (Acoustic) Cruel Smile (Japan)

JUN 5, 2002
Echo Bay Studios, New Hope, Minnesota

45 (Acoustic) Cities 97 Sampler Volume 14

JUN 28, 2002
Akasaka Blitz, Tokyo

Soul For Hire (Live) Cruel Smile
Uncomplicated (Live) Cruel Smile

JUL 5, 2002
International Forum A, Tokyo

Watching The Detectives / My Funny Valentine (Live) Cruel Smile

JUL 13, 2002
Enmore Theatre, Sydney

Almost Blue (Live) Cruel Smile
15 Petals (Live) Cruel Smile

JUL 17, 2002
Concert Hall, Melbourne

Dust (Live) Cruel Smile

NOV 2002
Snake Ranch Studio, London

My Mood Swings Moodswings (The Brodsky Quartet)
Real Emotional Girl Moodswings (The Brodsky Quartet)


FEB 2003
The Steakhouse Studio, North Hollywood

Crying Time with Wanda Jackson Heart Trouble (Wanda Jackson)

MAR 2003
unknown location, Los Angeles

Everybody's Crying Mercy Peace Songs

APR 7, 2003 - MAY 2003
Nola Studios, New York and/or
Avatar Studios, New York

You Left Me In The Dark North
Someone Took The Words Away North
When Did I Stop Dreaming? North
You Turned To Me North
Fallen North
When It Sings North
Still North
Let Me Tell You About Her North
Can You Be True? North
When Green Eyes Turn Blue North
I'm In The Mood Again North
Impatience North (UK & Japan)
Too Blue North (Japan)
North internet download
The Brodsky Quartet's contribution to Still was recorded at AIR Studios, London.

APR 9, 2003
Beacon Theatre, New York

Crazy (Live) with Diana Krall and Willie Nelson Live And Kickin' (Willie Nelson)

Avatar Studios, New York

Let's Misbehave De-Lovely: Music From The Motion Picture

NOV 2, 2003
Oslo Konserthus, Oslo, Norway

Matter Of Time with Los Lobos The Ride (Los Lobos)
The recording date refers only to EC's vocal, which he recorded at a soundcheck while on tour.


APR 2004 (beginning APR 5)
Sweet Tea Studios, Oxford. Mississippi

Button My Lip The Delivery Man
Country Darkness The Delivery Man
There's A Story In Your Voice The Delivery Man
Either Side Of The Same Town The Delivery Man
Bedlam The Delivery Man
The Delivery Man The Delivery Man
Nothing Clings Like Ivy The Delivery Man
The Name Of This Thing Is Not Love The Delivery Man
Heart Shaped Bruise The Delivery Man
She's Pulling Out The Pin The Delivery Man
Needle Time The Delivery Man
The Judgement The Delivery Man
Lucinda Williams' vocal on There's A Story In Your Voice and John McFee's guitar on Country Darkness and Heart Shaped Bruise were added at Village Recorders, Los Angeles. Emmylou Harris' vocals on Nothing Clings Like Ivy and Heart Shaped Bruise were added at Ocean Way Studios, Nashville. Some songs likely received additional work when EC returned to Sweet Tea Studios in EARLY JUN.

APR 15, 2004
Delta Recording, Clarksdale, Mississippi

Monkey To Man The Delivery Man
The Monkey The Clarksdale Sessions and The Delivery Man (Japan)
Country Darkness The Clarksdale Sessions
Needle Time The Clarksdale Sessions
The Scarlet Tide The Clarksdale Sessions
In Another Room The Clarksdale Sessions
The Delivery Man The Clarksdale Sessions
The Dark End Of The Street The Clarksdale Sessions
Only the basic track for Monkey To Man was recorded in Clarksdale. It was probably completed in Oxford.

APR 17, 2004
Hi-Tone Cafe, Memphis

Love That Burns (Live) Monkey To Man CD single

2004 (probably between APR and JUN)
Ocean Way Studios, Nashville

The Scarlet Tide The Delivery Man
Emmylou Harris' vocals for Nothing Clings Like Ivy and Heart Shaped Bruise were also recorded at this session.

JUL 9, 2004
Netherlands Congress Centre, The Hague, Netherlands

Upon A Veil Of Midnight Blue (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Clubland (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Still (Live) iTunes download (UK & Japan)
Put Away Forbidden Playthings (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
...Dust (Live) My Flame Burns Blue (Japan) and iTunes download (US)
My Flame Burns Blue (Blood Count) (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Hora Decubitus (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
God Give Me Strength (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Favourite Hour (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
That's How You Got Killed Before (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Can You Be True? (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Almost Ideal Eyes (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Speak Darkly, My Angel (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Watching The Detectives (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Episode Of Blonde (Live) My Flame Burns Blue
Almost Blue (Live) My Flame Burns Blue

2004 (probably SUMMER)
unknown location

My Flame Burns Blue (Blood Count) Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life

SEP 23, 2004
Avatar Studios, New York

The Delivery Man (Live for iTunes) Futurama Sessions
The Monkey (Live for iTunes) Futurama Sessions
Needle Time (Live for iTunes) Futurama Sessions
Monkey To Man (Live for iTunes) Futurama Sessions
Button My Lip (Live for iTunes) Futurama Sessions


Avatar Studios, New York

Who Are These People? with Burt Bacharach At This Time (Burt Bacharach)
This track was largely recorded in Los Angeles, with Elvis phoning in his vocal via an ISDN line.

JUL 13, 2005
Avatar Studios, New York

A portion of this was used in an episode of the TV series House.

NOV 27 - DEC 10, 2005
Sunset Sound, Hollywood and/or
Piety Street Recorders, New Orleans

On Your Way Down The River In Reverse
Nearer To You The River In Reverse
Tears, Tears And More Tears The River In Reverse
The Sharpest Thorn The River In Reverse
Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further? The River In Reverse
The River In Reverse The River In Reverse
Freedom For The Stallion The River In Reverse
Broken Promise Land The River In Reverse
Ascension Day The River In Reverse
International Echo The River In Reverse
All These Things The River In Reverse
Wonder Woman The River In Reverse
Six-Fingered Man The River In Reverse
The Greatest Love The River In Reverse (Japan)
Where Is The Love iTunes download
With You In Mind unreleased
What Do You Want The Girl To Do? unreleased
A partial performance of What Do You Want The Girl To Do? appears in the Putting The River In Reverse DVD.

2005 or 2006
Avatar Studios, New York

Troublemaker Welcome To The Voice
Despair Welcome To The Voice

2005 or 2006
Konk Studios, Hornsey, London

Sunny Afternoon with Ray Davies and Johnny Borrell. unreleased
Reported by Johnny Borrell in several interviews. The recording may have been for use in the US TV series Desperate Housewives.


FEB 2006 (possibly FEB 15)
Bennett Studios, Englewood, New Jersey

Are You Havin' Any Fun? with Tony Bennett Duets: An American Classic (Tony Bennett)

unknown studio

Little Boxes Weeds: Music From The Showtime Original Series Volume 2

JUN 2006
The Beech House, Nashville

When I Stop Dreaming with Charlie Louvin Charlie Louvin (Charlie Louvin)

JUL 4, 2006
Scene General Motors, Montreal, Canada

American Tune with Allen Toussaint (live) Tribute To Paul Simon

Cash family property, Hendersonville, Tennessee

Ring Of Fire Anchored In Love: A Tribute To June Carter Cash


ION, Buenos Aires, Argentina, or La Casa, Los Angeles, CA, or Electric Lady Studios, New York, NY
or Sony Studios, Tokyo, Japan or Euram Studios, Madrid, Spain

Fairly Right - with Bajofondo Bajofondo: Mar Dulce

Recording date and exact location uncertain.


Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA

No Hiding Place Momofuku
American Gangster Time Momofuku
Turpentine Momofuku
Harry Worth Momofuku
Drum & Bone Momofuku
Flutter & Wow Momofuku
Stella Hurt Momofuku
Mr. Feathers Momofuku
My Three Sons Momofuku
Song With Rose Momofuku
Pardon Me, Madam, My Name Is Eve Momofuku
Go Away Momofuku

Sound Emporium Studio, Nashville, TN

Down Among The Wines And Spirits Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
Complicated Shadows Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
I Felt The Chill Before The Winter Came Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
My All Time Doll Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
Hidden Shame Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
She Handed Me A Mirror Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
I Dreamed Of My Old Lover Last Night Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
How Deep Is The Red? Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
She Was No Good Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
Sulphur To Sugarcane Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
Red Cotton Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
The Crooked Line Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
Changing Partners Secret, Profane & Sugarcane
Femme Fatale Secret, Profane & Sugarcane - bonus track
What Lewis Did Last Secret, Profane & Sugarcane - bonus track
Dirty Rotten Shame Secret, Profane & Sugarcane - bonus track

New York, NY

April 5th with Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson Unfaithful Music & Soundtrack Album

Lighthouse At Chelsea Piers, New York, NY

The River In Reverse with Allen Toussaint (live) Serve4: Artists Against Hunger & Poverty


Proper Records, London, England

Man In The Bottom Of The Well with Bill Kirchen Word To The Wise (Bill Kirchen)

circa 2009 (no later than August)
New York Noise and/or 12th Street Studio, New York, NY

Heartaches By The Number with Rosanne Cash The List (Rosanne Cash)