Allan Holdsworth

Allan Holdsworth

Also known as A. Holdsworth, A.Holdsworth, Alan Holdsworth, Alan Holldsworth, Allan, Allan Holldsworth, Holdsworth, Holsdworth
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Discography of Allan Holdsworth:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Secrets 8 Audio 1989
2 Untitled 2 Audio 1986-01-00 Guitar Player Magazine
3 With A Heart In My Song 7 Audio 1988 JMS Records
4 Velvet Darkness 8 Audio 1976 CTI Records
5 Sand 6 Audio 1987 Relativity
6 Wardenclyffe Tower 8 Audio 1992 Restless Records
7 Just For The Curious 27 Audio 1993
8 Hard Hat Area 7 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
9 Metal Fatigue 6 Audio 1985 Enigma Records (3)
10 None Too Soon 13 Audio ООО "Галактис"
11 I.O.U. 8 Audio 1985 Enigma Records (3)
12 Sand 6 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
13 Wardenclyffe Tower 8 Audio 1992 Cream Records (3)
14 Atavachron 7 Audio 1986 Enigma Records (3)
15 Sand 6 Audio 1987 Intima Records
16 None Too Soon 9 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
17 All Night Wrong 8 Audio 2008-06-25 Sony Music
18 Devil Take The Hindmost 4 Audio 1985-02-00 Guitar Player Magazine
19 I. O. U. Live 9 Audio 1997 Cleopatra
20 I.O.U. 8 Audio 1985 Enigma Records (3)
21 Secrets 8 Audio 1989 Intima Records
22 Metal Fatigue 6 Audio 1985
23 Road Games 6 Audio 1983 Warner Bros. Records
24 Velvet Darkness 8 Audio 1979 CTI Records
25 Road Games 6 Audio 1983 Warner Bros. Records
26 I.O.U. 8 Audio 1985 WEA
27 Road Games 6 Audio 2009-03-25
28 I.O.U. 8 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
29 Metal Fatigue 6 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
30 Flat Tire (Music For A Non-Existing Movie) 9 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
31 Secrets 8 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
32 Wardenclyffe Tower +3 11 Audio 2008-06-25 Belle Antique
33 Sand 6 Audio 1987 Intima Records
34 Conversation Piece - Part 1 & 2 2 Audio 1980 View
35 Heavy Machinery 10 Audio 1997 Shrapnel Records
36 Heavy Machinery 12 Audio 1997 Pony Canyon Inc.
37 I.O.U. 8 Audio 1982 Not On Label
38 Atavachron 7 Audio 1986 Restless Records
39 Velvet Darkness 8 Audio 1977 CTI Records
40 Sand 6 Audio 1987 Relativity
41 Metal Fatigue 6 Audio 1985 Enigma Records (3)
42 Conversation Piece 4 Audio 1992 Jimco Records
43 Metal Fatigue 6 Audio 1985 Enigma Records (3)
44 Wardenclyffe Tower +3 11 Audio 1993 Polydor
45 All Night Wrong 8 Audio 2002
46 Atavachron 7 Audio 1986 Enigma Records (3)
47 Road Games 6 Audio 1983 Warner Bros. Records
48 The Things You See 7 Audio 1980 JMS Records
49 With A Heart In My Song 7 Audio 1988 JMS Records
50 Alfred's Artist Series: Allan Holdsworth 7 Audio 2007 Alfred Publishing Company


Born 6th August, 1946, Allan Holdsworth is an English guitarist and composer best known for his work in jazz fusion.

After recording with a number of bands throughout the seventies his first solo album was released - against his will - in 1976 ("Velvet Darkness"). The first solo album over which he had full artistic control ("I.O.U.") was relaeased in 1982.

He has been inducted into Guitar Player Magazines hall of fame and is a five-time winner of the magazines reader's poll. He was also featured in Musician Magazines 100 greatest guitarists of all time.


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