(Always under construction. Any contributions welcome!)
Sam does backing vocals on the Small Faces album "Seventy-Eight In The Shade" (1978),
along with mother Vicki Brown. Just at the tender age of 14, and this was her first
paid recording session!
1981: Sam sang with Steve Marriott's band, Blind Drunk, at The Bridge House, Canning
Town, East London. This was her first live appearance.
Sam Brown is credited for "vocals" on Dexy's Midnight Runners album "Too Rye Aye" (1982).
Sam & Vicki Brown do background harmonies for the first Adam Ant solo album "Friend Or Foe" (1982),
on track 5, a cover of the Doors' "Hello I Love You".
Sam & Vicki Brown sing backup vocals on the LP "Before I Forget" by
Jon Lord, (Harvest SHSP4123, 1982)
Sam toured with Pink Floyd singing backing vocals, and appears on
their "Pulse" album (CD: Columbia C2K 67065) & video. Also on the LP "The Division Bell",
(CD: Columbia 476581-2) and at the live concert (and video) "Knebworth The Event (Vol. 3)"
Sam & Vicki Brown perform backing vocals on the Jed Ford single "Three Pointed Star" (1983)
(with Joe Brown on guitar).
Backup singer on 2 tracks ("You've Lost That Loving Feeling", and "Midnight Moonlight"), from The
Firm's album "The Firm" (Atlantic 781239-2, 1985)
Backup on Dave Gilmour's album "About Face" (CBS 465038-2, 5 March 1984)
Sam reportedly sang backup vocals for the Mick Ralph album "Take This" in 1985.
Sam also sang back up for Barclay James Harvest (BJH), with an appearance on a live
track, "Poor Man's Moody Blues" on "The Compact Story of Barclay James Harvest" (Polydor 825895-2, 1985).
Sam sings backup vocals for Gary Moore on his album "After the War".
Sam sings backup on Dave Gilmour's set ("Run Like Hell," "Out of the Blue," & "Comfortably Numb)
for the 1987 Colombian Volcano Concert (released on video; and on laserdisc in Japan as "Super Rock Aid Vol.
1 - The Columbian Volcano Appeal Concert SFINX SFXL-006).
Sam sings backup on the Jon Astley album "Everyone Loves The Pilot (Except The Crew)" (Atlantic, 81740-2, 1987)
2 July, 1988: Wintershall Charity Gig, Surrey (backing vocals for Gary Brooker)
1 July, 1989: Wintershall Charity Gig, Surrey (backing vocals for Gary Brooker. "Stop!" was
performed one of these gigs)
Sam did backing vocals for the Red Balloon Ball at The Dinosaur Room, Natural
History Museum, London, on 27 April 1989. This was a charity event for a lung foundation.
Sam apparently sings backup on the Hugh Harris album "Words for Our Years" (Capitol, 1989)
Sam does backing vocals (along with Margo Buchanan) on 3 tracks on The Violet Hour's "The Fire Sermon" album (Sony 468420-2), produced
by Pete Brown (circa 1990). Sam is particularly noticeable on the single "Falling". The other 2 tracks are "The Spell" and "The House".
June 30th, 1990: Nordoff Robbins Silver Clef Concert at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire. Sam (and Vicki)
sang with Pink Floyd to close the show.
Sam (& Margo Buchanan) sing backup on the Tina Turner track "Paradise Is Here", from Tina's 199x album "Break
Sam sings backup vocals on 3 tracks "Time Is On Our Side", "I'll Always Be Waiting"
and "No Hiding Place" on the Vicki Brown album "About Love And Life" (Netherlands, Polygram
847266-2, 1990). The first 2 of these songs were written by Sam Brown and Danny Shogger. Also,
the entire album was produced by Sam. Sam is also listed as a general backing singer on Vicki's
1989 album, "Lady Of Time" (RCA 74276). Prior to that, in 1987, Sam wrote a track, "Talking
To Myself" for Vicki's self-titled album (RCA 71514, 1987)
Sam sings backing on track 7 "Rainbow" from Zoe's album "Scarlet Red and Blue"
(M&G Records/Polydor 511443-2/1/4, 1991)
30 June, 1991: Jools Holland @ Hysteria 3, London Palladium (Sam sang the duet "Together Again")
Sam sings backup vocals on the tracks "The Happy Man" and "Spirit" on the Thomas
Lang album "Scallywag Jazz" (Epic EPC-450996-2)
Sam and Vicki Brown appear as backup singers on the album release of The Prince's
Trust 10th Anniversary Birthday Party (UK, A&M AMA-3906)
11 October 1992: Chelsea Arts Ball at the Royal Albert Hall, London (AIDS research fundraiser. Sam sang backing with
artists such as Dave Gilmour)
Sam sings backup on the track "Just Another Day" from Jakko M Jakszyz's "Mustard Gas and Roses"
(Resurgence RES103CD, 1994)
Sam performed for "The Big Issue" at Edinburgh Ross Theatre on 2nd September 1995
along with Fish and The Sensational Alex Harvey Band.
Sam appears on the Nordoff-Robins "Rock Therapy" charity single, "Reaching
Out" in 1996. A TV appearance on "Top Of The Pops" also resulted, with Sam on keyboards and backing vocals.
24 & 25th August, 1996: Backing for Jools Holland in Edinburgh
30th October, 1996: Guildford Civic (with Joe Brown)
6th November, 1996: The Swan, High Wycombe (with Joe Brown)
7th November, 1996: Marina Theatre, Lowestoft (with Joe Brown)
8th November, 1996: Brentwood Centre (with Joe Brown)
9th November, 1996: Broxbourne Civic (with Joe Brown)
10th November, 1996: Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton (with Joe Brown)
14th November, 1996: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend (with Joe Brown)
15th November, 1996: Corn Exchange, Cambridge (with Joe Brown)
17th November, 1996: Fernham Hall, Fernham (with Joe Brown)
22nd November, 1996: Cresset Theatre, Peterbrough (with Joe Brown)
23rd November, 1996: Octagon Theatre, Yeovil (with Joe Brown)
29th November, 1996: Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Worcester (with Joe Brown)
30th November, 1996: Dacorum Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead (with Joe Brown)
Sam did backup for Jools Holland in July 1997 (17th, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury; 20th, Marlborough Festival;
25th, Cambridge Folk Festival)
Sam did backup for Dodgy at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival, and at the V97 festival
Sam does backing vocals on the 1998 Lonnie Donnegan album "Muleskinner Blues"
Sam does a solo track "The Way You Look Tonight", a duet with Jools Holland "June Rose Lane", and backing
vocals for "It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry", "Lost Content", "Bloodsucker Blues" &
"The Blues Is A Feeling"on the 199x Jools Holland album "Hop The Wag".
Sam sings backing on the track "Strength In You" from the Kim Richley album "Glitter" (1999). [Nothing to
do with the Mariah Carey movie of the same name ;-)]
Sam toured Germany (and Luxembourg) with Jon Lord in May 1999, singing an acoustic version of "Stop"
during the encore and a new track called "Breathe In Life". She also sang lead on her 2 tracks from
his "Pictured Within" album, "Evening Song" and "Wait A While".
May 16, 1999 Conservatoire De Musique, Luxembourg
May 18, 1999 Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
May 19, 1999 Gürzenich, Grosser Saal, Köln, Germany
May 20, 1999 Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany
May 21, 1999 Steintor Variete, Halle/Saale, Germany
May 24, 1999 Muffathalle, München, Germany
late September, 1999: Nordoff-Robins Music Therapy Charity Concert, Royal Albert Hall, London (backing for Deep Purple)
May 2000: Perth, Scotland (appearance with Jools Holland)
November-December, 1999: Jools Holland tour, England.
November-December, 2000: Jools Holland tour, England
Sam's vocals feature on Christopher Holland's album "Cosmic Harmony Companion" (2000).
Sam appeared on a re-recording of "My Sweet Lord" from George Harrison's February 2001 reissue of "All Things Must Pass".
Tim Isfort Orchestra album: apparently contains 2 duets between Sam Brown & Christian Junk, "Absolute Activity",
and "Hearts That Cry".
Jools Holland album, "Sunset Over London", apparently contains several duets with Sam Brown, "I Dig
Rhythm And Blues", "Lady Madonna","Introduction To", "Love You And Leave You", "The Seventh Sacrament", & "Let The Good Times Roll".
Backup on the Shane McGowan track "Plaistow Patricia" from the Ian Dury tribute album
"Brand New Boots & Panties" (2001)
October 2001: George Harrison recorded a song he co-wrote with his son Dhani called "A Horse To Water", also
featuring Jools Holland & Sam Brown.
25 May, 2001: a nightclub in Bradford (a duet with Jools Holland, "Something's Going On").
22 June, 2001: Dave Gilmour show at Royal Festival Hall, London on Friday 22nd June (Sam on backing vocals, along
with Pete Brown, Helen 'H' McRobbie and Margo Buchanan).
11 August 2001: The Gig In The Park, Ipswich (or Halesworth?)
10 November, 2001: Jools Holland tour, Cambridge (included solo performances of "Valentine Moon" and
"Tennessee Waltz" (title?)
2001-2002 Dave Gilmour Tour, included Sam on backing vocals. Now available on the DVD "David Gilmour In Concert"
Sam apparently sings on the Marti Pellow track "New York Vibe" from his "Smile" album (2000). She also
sang 2 solo tracks, covers of "Baby I Love You" and "Rock Steady" during Marti Pellow's Girls Night Out teenage cancer
charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall on 5th February, 2002
A "radiant Sam Brown" joined Sam Moore for "When Something Is Wrong With
My Baby" at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London on 13th February, 2002 (thanks to The Guardian)
Sam reportedly produced material for the band D2M, featuring Steve Marriot's daugher Mollie
Sam features on backing vocals on the George Harrison album "Brainwashed" (Parlophone 543246-2 [CD], and 580345-0
[CD/DVD set], 18 November 2002)
Sam also sang "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)" at the Concert For George in 2002.
Sam appears on the track "In Bloom" on the Nasher [ex-Frankie Goes To Hollywood] album
"Le Grand Fromage", released March 2003
13 March, 2003: De Warrande, Turnhout, Belgium (backing for Jools Holland)
14 March, 2003: De Velinx, Tongeren, Belgium (backing for Jools Holland)
15 March, 2003: Tilburg 013, Tilburg, Netherlands (backing for Jools Holland)
16 March, 2003: Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands (backing for Jools Holland)
2 May, 2003: Bergen Blues Festival, Bergen, Norway (backing for Jools Holland)