Paul Kelly

Discography

Albums

Paul Kelly and The Dots:
Recognition                                 1979    4   Produced by The Dots

Single      AUS   SMX-46968 (issued under the name "The Dots")

Seeing Is Believing                         1980    2   Produced by Peter Solley and Joe Camilleri

Single      AUS   Mushroom K7906

Midnight Spares                             1981   ??

Single      AUS   Mushroom

Talk                                        1981   11   Produced by Martin Armiger, Joe Camilleri and Trevor Lucas

CD          AUS   Mushroom D19465 (issued 1990, Mushroom Midprice Masters)

LP          AUS   Mushroom L37512 (gatefold, lyrics sheet)
            AUS   Mushroom L19465 (re-issue 1990)

Manila                                      1982   10   Produced by Paul Kelly and Chris Thompson

CD          AUS   Mushroom D19466 (issued 1990, Mushroom Midprice Masters)

LP          AUS   Mushroom L37636
            AUS   Mushroom L19466 (re-issue 1990)




Paul Kelly:
Post                                        1985   11   Produced by Paul Kelly and Clive Shakespeare

CD          AUS   Mushroom D19467 (issued 1990, Mushroom Midprice Masters)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32276.2

LP          AUS   White L38401
            AUS   Mushroom L19467 (re-issue 1990)




Paul Kelly and The Coloured Girls:
Gossip                                      1986   XX   Produced by Alan Thorne and Paul Kelly

CD          AUS   Mushroom CD 38756 (21 tracks, issued 1987)
            AUS   Mushroom D19811 (21 tracks, re-issue 1993, Mushroom Midprice Masters)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32282.2
            USA   A&M CD 5157 (17 tracks, released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers")

Double-CD   AUS   ("digitally remastered collectors edition" re-issue 2003, 24 tracks)

Double-LP   AUS   Mushroom L45961/2 (24 tracks)

LP          USA   A&M SP 5157 (15 tracks, released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers")

Under The Sun                               1987   14   Produced by Alan Thorne and Paul Kelly

CD          AUS   Mushroom CD 53248 (2 bonustracks, "Bradman" and "Pastures Of Plenty")
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32281.2
            USA   A&M CD 5207 (issued 1988, missing "I Don't Remember A Thing" added "Little Decisions", released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers" different cover)

LP          AUS   Mushroom RML 53248
            GER   A&M 396979-1 (issued 1988?, missing "I Don't Remember A Thing" added "Little Decisions", released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers", different cover)
            USA   A&M SP 5207 (issued 1988, missing "I Don't Remember A Thing" added "Little Decisions", released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers" different cover)

So Much Water So Close To Home              1989   12   Produced by Scott Litt and Paul Kelly

CD          AUS   Mushroom TVD 93296 (RMD 53296)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32284.2
            GER   A&M 395266-2 (released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers")
            USA   A&M CD 5266 (released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers")

LP          AUS   Mushroom TVL 93296 (RML 53296)
            USA   A&M SP 5266 (released under the name "Paul Kelly and The Messengers")




Paul Kelly and The Messengers:
Pouring Petrol On A Burning Man             1990    2   Produced by Alan Thorne and Paul Kelly

CD-Single   AUS   Mushroom PKM001.2

Single      AUS   Mushroom PKM001.7

Comedy                                      1991   18   Produced by Alan Thorne and Paul Kelly

CD          AUS   Mushroom TVD 93343 (RMD 53343)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32285.2
            USA   Doctor Dream DD 9265

Double-LP   AUS   Mushroom TVL 93343 (RML 53343)

When I First Met Your Ma                    1992    2   Produced by Alan Thorne, Paul Kelly and Gavin MacKillop

CD-Single   AUS   Mushroom D11060

Hidden Things                               1992   18

CD          AUS   Mushroom D30748
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32283.2




Paul Kelly:
Live, May 1992                              1992   22

Double-CD   AUS   Mushroom D16061
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32275.2

CD          UK?   Mushroom D26176 (19 tracks, missing "Invisible Me", "When I First Met Your Ma" and "Most Wanted Man")

Wanted Man                                  1994   13   Produced by Paul Kelly, Randy Jacobs and David Bridie

CD          AUS   White TVD 93397 (RMD 53397)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32277.2
            UK    Demon FIENDCD 758
            USA   Vanguard 79479-2

MC          USA   Vanguard 79479-4

Deeper Water                                1995   12   Produced by Paul Kelly, Randy Jacobs, Kerryn Tolhurst and Simon Polinski

CD          AUS   White TVD 93440 (RMD 53440)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32280.2
            GER   Mushroom 74321 30541 2
            USA   Vanguard 79485-2

MC          USA   Vanguard 79485-4

Live at The Continental And The Esplanade   1995   14

CD          AUS   White D31451 (originally available only by mail order, made available in stores 1996)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32279.2
            USA   Vanguard 79493-2

How To Make Gravy                           1996    4   Produced by Paul Kelly and Simon Polinski

CD-EP       AUS   White D1513

Songs From The South - Greatest Hits        1997   20

CD          AUS   White MUSH33009.5 (limited edition of 20.000 came with 3-track bonusdisc)

Words and Music                             1998   14   Produced by Mark Opitz, Simon Polinski and Paul Kelly with Laurence Maddy and the band

CD          AUS   White MUSH33108.2
            USA   Vanguard 79499-2 (15 tracks, added "How To Make Gravy")

Roll On Summer                              2000    4   Produced by Paul Kelly and Peter Luscombe

CD-EP       AUS   EMI 7243 889312 29

Nothing But A Dream                         2001   11   Produced by Mark Wallis, Paul Kelly and Mick Harvey

CD          AUS   EMI 7243 534938 20

Ways and Means                              2004   21   Produced by Tchad Blake and Paul Kelly

Double-CD   AUS   Capitol/EMI 7243 596792 28
            CAN   True North
            USA   spinART

Stolen Apples                               2007   11   Produced by Paul Kelly and The Boon Companions

CD          AUS   Capitol 5014282 (book cover)
            AUS   Capitol




shared with Jo Kennedy:
Rocking Institution                         1982    2

Single      AUS   Mushroom K8621




with Mark Seymour:
Hey Boys                                    1992    2   Produced by Mark Seymour

CD-Single   AUS   Picture This D11067




with Christine Anu:
Last Train                                  1993    3   Produced by Angelique Cooper and Peter Crosbie

CD-Single   AUS   White D11565




with Uncle Bill:
Smoke                                       1999   13   Produced by Paul Kelly and Gerry Hale

CD          AUS   EMI 72435 22880 21




with Kev Carmody and Maried Hannan:
One Night The Moon (Soundtrack)             2001
CD          AUS   EMI




with Gerry Hale:
Silent Partner (Soundtrack)                 2001
CD          AUS   EMI




with The Stormwater Boys:
Foggy Highway                               2005   12

CD          AUS   Gawd Aggie/EMI 3116682
            AUS   Gawd Aggie/EMI 3116672 (limited edition with 4 bonus tracks)

Contribution to album

The Mushroom Evolution Concert             1982
Rocking Australia Live                     1982
Building Bridges                           1989
Used And Recovered By                      1990
Going Home                                 1993
Triple M Cordless                          1993
Seven Deadly Sins (Soundtrack)             1993
Used And Recorded By                       1995
Native Tongue - Loudspeaker                1996
Lullaby And Goodnight                      1996
Where Joy Kills Sorrow                     1997
Not So Dusty - A Tribute To Slim Dusty     1998
Mushroom 25 Live                           1998
Triple J - Lust For Live                   1999
Liberdade - Viva East Timor                1999
Music, Live From The Panel                 1999
Cold - Live At The Chapel                  2000
Rock The Millennium                        2000
Andrew Denton's Musical Challenge Vol. 2   2001
Rove Live - ...Some Music                  2001
The Spirit of Christmas 2001               2001
Standing On The Outside                    2007
Cannot Buy My Soul                         2007

with Mark Seymour:
Garbo (Soundtrack)                         1992

Production

Archie Roach                         cd    Charcoal Lane     1990
Vika and Linda                       cd    Vika and Linda    1994
Renee Geyer                          cd    Difficult Woman   1994
Singers For The Red Black and Gold   cds   Yil Lull          1998
Renee Geyer                          cd    Sweet Life        1999
Vika and Linda                       cd    Two Wings         1999
Kutcha Edwards                       cd    Cooinda           2002
Archie Roach                         cd    Sensual Being     2002

Session musician

Hunters and Collectors                     12"     Raw Material                   1988
Weddings Parties Anything                  lp      Roaring Days                   1988
Mary-Jo Starr                              cd      Too Many Movies                1990
Butch Hancock and Jimmy Dale Gilmore       cd      Two Roads: Live in Australia   1990
Archie Roach                               cd      Charcoal Lane                  1990
Grant McLennan                             cd      Watershed                      1991
Michelle Shocked                           cd      Arkansas Traveller             1992
Archie Roach                               cd      Jamu Dreaming                  1993
Various                                    cd      Moon Over Melbourne            1993
Kate Ceberano                              cd      Kate Ceberano and Friends      1994
Renee Geyer                                cd      Difficult Woman                1994
Monique Brumby                             cd      Thylacine                      1997
Hunters and Collectors                     cd      Juggernaut                     1998
Renee Geyer                                cd      Sweet Life                     1999
Vika and Linda                             cd      Two Wings                      1999
Weddings Parties Anything                  cd      They Were Better Live          1999
Maurice Frawley and Working Class Ringos   cd      Triple-Skin Marquee            2000
Jimmy Little                               cd      Resonate                       2001
Kasey Chambers                             cd      Barricades And Brickwalls      2001
Kutcha Edwards                             cd      Cooinda                        2002
Archie Roach                               cd      Sensual Being                  2002
Troy Cassar-Daley                          cd      Long Way Home                  2002
Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier              cd      Summertown                     2004
Nick Barker                                cd      C-Sides                        2005
Sara Storer                                cd      Firefly                        2005

Bands/Projects

Debutantes 1976
High Rise Bombers 1977-1978
Paul Kelly and The Dots 1978-1982
Paul Kelly Band 1983-1984
Paul Kelly and The Coloured Girls 1985-1988
The Rock Party 1986
Paul Kelly and The Messengers 1989-1991
Funeral And Circuses (play) 1992,1993
Paul Kelly Band 1994-present
Singers For The Red Black and Gold 1997
Professor Ratbaggy 1999-
Stardust Five 2005-
Four Hours Sleep 2006

Members (Paul Kelly and The Dots)

Brooker Alan (b) 1980-1982 Clear Cut, The Cruel Poddies, Little Murders, The Zimmermen, Olympic Sideburns
Brosnan Tim (g) 1980-1982 Millionaires, True Wheels, The Romantics, Squeaky Girls, The Runners, The Zimmermen, The Little Murders, The Rocking Love Gods, Dirt, The Hole, Slub, The Lost Weekend
Dyson Chris (g,v) 1979-1980 Hot Cottage, The Cruisers, High Rise Bombers, News, Stiletto, The Romantics, Squeaky Girls, Beats Working, Seven
Formosa Alex (d) 1982
Frawley Maurice (g) 1981-1982
Gadsby Paul (b) 1978-1980
Holmes Michael (g) 1980-1981 The Negatives, Eric Gradman's Man and Machine, The Romantics, Squeaky Girls, Fatal Attraction, The Zimmermen, Olympic Sideburns, Dirt, Songs Of Exiles
Kelly Paul (v,g) 1978-1982
Langman Chris (g) 1978-1979 Spare Change, Parachute, High Rise Bombers, Glory Boys, Talk Show
Lloyd John (d) 1978-1979 Relaxed Mechanics, Peter Lillee Band, Spanners, The Cruisers, High Rise Bombers, Icehouse, Sardine v, The Chrysalids, The Good Intentions
Malhebe Chris (g) 1978-1979 Ready Rubbed
Thornton Tony (d) 1979-1981 Roadwork, Clean Cut, Front Page, Sidewinder, Young Homebuyers, Manic Rockers From Hell, The Possum Hunters, The Real McCoys, The Slaughtermen, The Trailblazers, Truckasaurus
Treloar Huk (d) 1981-1982 Bleeding Hearts, Blackfeather, Cruisers, Hot Club, Sneakers, Young Homebuyers, The Little Heroes, Living Legends
Worrall Chris (g) 1979-1980 Sharks, Pelaco Brothers, Captain Matchbox Whoppee Band, Stiletto, Bleeding Hearts

Members (Paul Kelly Band)

Armiger Michael (b) 1983-1984
Barclay Michael (d) 1984
Connolly Steve (g) 1984
Coyne Chris (sax) 1983-1984
Frawley Maurice (g) 1983-1984
Kelly Paul (g,v) 1983-1984
Lee Graham (g,pd st) 1984
Martin Greg (d) 1983 Mick Pealing and The Ideals, Little Murders, The Bushwackers, Goanna

Members (The Coloured Girls/The Messengers)

Armiger Michael (b) 1985
Barclay Michael (d) 1985-1988,1989-1991
Bull Pedro (k) 1985-1988,1989-1991 Idiot Savant (NZ), Do Ré Mi, Sea Monsters, Flaming Hands, Ed Kuepper Band, The Aints
Connolly Steve (g) 1985-1988,1989-1991
Coyne Chris (sax) 1985 temp
Grossman Rick (b) 1985 temp
Jones Spencer P. (g) 1985 temp
Kelly Paul (g,v) 1985-1988,1989-1991
Schofield Jon (b) 1985-1988,1989-1991 Grooveyard, Chinless Elite, Mary-Jo Starr and The Drive-in Motel, Hell To Pay

Members (Paul Kelly Band)

Hadley Stephen (b,bv) 1994-????
Haymes Bruce (k,bv) 1994-????
Jacobs Randy (g) 1994
Jones Spencer P. (g,bv) 1996-????
Kelly Dan (g,bv) 2002-present Dan Kelly and The Alpha Males
Kelly Paul (v,g,harm) 1994-present
Lee Graham (pd st) 1994
Luscombe Dan (g,k,bv) 2002-present
Luscombe Peter (d) 1994-present
McDonald Bill (b,bv) 2002-present
O'Mara Shane (g,bv) 1995-????
Pereira Ray (djembe) 1995 Red Hot Peppers, Jo Jo Zep Band, Man Friday, Jo Blow, A Latin Kiss, Vamos a La Gig, Vince Jones Band, Dianna Kiss, Joe Creighton Band

Sources of information: Now & Then #4, Dumbthings - The Paul Kelly Information Pages, Vanguard Records Paul Kelly Pages
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