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MUSICAL COLLABORATORS
[ MARK HEARD as Producer and Instrumentalist]



ALPHABETICAL ~ [CHRONOLOGICAL]


Altar Boys
- When You're a Rebel (Broken 1985) ~ Mixed by Mark (credited as Leroy Cahuenga).

John Austin
- The Embarrassing Young (Glasshouse 1992) ~ Produced by Mark, as well as engineered and mixed. Recorded at Fingerprint. Mark played accordian, mandolin and Gretsch guitar and did the drum programming (as well as whistle and various noises).

The Choir
- Chase the Kangaroo (Myrrh 1988) ~ Recorded by Mark (one of several).
- Wide-Eyed Wonder (Myrrh 1989) ~ Mixed by Mark (one of several) who also did additional production. Mark also contributed back-up vocals on 3 songs and played bass guitar and autoharp as well as did back-up vocals on "Behind that Locked Door". Note: The Promo Video for the song "Robin Had A Dream" was directed by Mark.
- Circle Slide (Myrrh/Epic 1990) ~ Mark contributed vocal on the song "About Love".
- Kissers and Killers (indie 1993) ~ Mark played accordion on the song "Let The Sky Fall" (liner notes says "forever live the beautiful spirit of our dear friend, Mark").
- Love Songs and Prayers (a retrospective) (Myrrh 1995) ~ Mark contributed on different songs included in this collection.

David Edwards
- Dreams, Tales & Lullabies (Light/Lexicon 1985) ~ Recorded and mixed by Mark September 1984 for Fingerprint Records. Note: From the liner notes of the CD re-release: "This release of Dreams, Tales and Lullabies is dedicated to the memory of Mark Heard, Poet to the poets."

John Fischer
- Wide Angel (Urgent Records 1992) ~ Produced and engineered by Mark. Recorded at Fingerprint Studio. On this album Mark played accordion, autoharp, organ, electric guitar, percussion, as well as contributed background vocals on two tracks.
Note: In 1999 Silent Planet Records rereleased this album as Some Folk's World with 3 additional songs including Fischer's cover of Mark's "Some Folk's World".

Harrod and Funck
- Dreams of the Color Blind (Heated Brick Records 1992) ~ Produced, engineered and mixed by Mark. Recorded and mixed at Fingerprint by Mark during May/June 1992. Mark played electric guitar, acoustic and electric mandolin, accordian, keyboards, percussion, kalimba and swamp gas (The liner notes says "This record is dedicated to the loving memory of Mark Heard")

Garth Hewitt
- Lonesome Troubadour (Myrrh UK 1991) ~ Produced by Mark, as well as recorded and mixed at Fingerprint. On this album Mark played electric guitars, dulcimer guitar, accordion, mandolin, hammond, autoharp and contributed backing vocals.

Tom Howard and Billy Batstone
- One by One (A&S Records 1985) ~ Engineered and mixed at Fingerprint Recorders by Mark.
- A Little Broken Bread (Maranatha! Music 1991) ~ A Billy Batstone solo-album featuring Mark.

Jacob's Trouble
- ... Let The Truth Run Wild (Alarma 1992) ~ Produced and engineered by Mark, who also did back-up vocals on one song, and played mandolin on another.

Phil Keaggy
- Phil Keaggy and Sunday's Child (Myrrh 1988) ~ Additional Engineers: Mark and Brian Tankersley. Additional studios: Fingerprint Records (among others). Mark contributed on five songs (backup vocals on four songs and gitar and keyboards on one song each), and wrote two of the songs on the record as well.

The Lucky Stiffs

- ? (? 1984? + 1986/87?) ~ Produced by Mark.
Milo Carter, a songwriter, singer, guitarist, and prime mover behind the as yet unsigned LA-based band, The Lucky Stiffs, who are currently tracking new material at Fingerprint Records with Heard producing (see New Sound interview + Liner notes Ashes and Light albumet)

Marchstei
- ? (Polydor 1981? + 1983) ~ 2 albums by this band from Switzerland were produced and engineered by Mark.

Julie Miller
- He Walks Through Walls (Myrrh 1991) ~ Mark contributed backup vocals on "Just Want You".

Kate Miner (a.k.a. Pam Dwinell-Miner)
- (These Could've Been My) Greatest Hits (independent 2001) ~ Compilation - most of the earlier tracks were recorded and/or mixed by Mark.

Ron Moore
- Airborne (Airborn Records 1973 / Hartsongs 1979) ~ Mark was among the supporting cast.
- Death Defying Leap (Airborn Records 1978) ~ Mark contributed background vocals.

Olivia Newton-John
- The Rumour (MCA 1988) ~ Mark contributed guitar and keyboards as well as programming.

Larry Norman
- Roll Away The Stone (Phydeaux 1980) ~ Mark played rhythm guitar on this live recording.
- Home at Last (Solid Rock Records 1989) ~ Mixed by Larry and Charly with Mark at Fingerprint Studios.
- White Blossoms from Black Roots (Solid Rock Records 1997) ~ Mark remixed a couple of tracks with Larry Norman. Note: Originally released on vinyl in 1989, with a different mix.

Phil and John
- Don't Look Now (It's The Hallelujah Brothers) (Word 1989) ~ Mark played electric guitar on five songs and acoustic guitar on an additional one.

Tom Prasada-Rao
- Incoming (Crossroads 1991) ~ Recorded, produced, engineered and mixed by Mark. Mark also sang background vocals, and played various instruments including mandolin, accordion, electric guitar, organ, bass, kalimba, whistle, bass drum and tamborine.

Pierce Pettis
- Tinseltown (Windham Hill/High Street Records 1991) ~ Produced by Mark. Recorded and mixed at Fingerprint Studios by Mark, who also played electric guitars, mandolin, keyboards, autoharp and contributed backing vocals.

Steve Scott
- Moving Pictures (Solid Rock Records 1980 - not released) ~ Mark co-produced this album with Larry Norman. This recording was never released, though.

Reverend Dan Smith
- Just Keep Goin' On (Glasshouse Records 1992) ~ Mark contributed backup vocals, together with Victoria Williams,
on the country-tinged "When Your Time Comes to Die".

Randy Stonehill
- Celebrate This Heartbeat (Myrrh 1984) ~ Engineered by Mark - recorded and mixed at Fingerprint Recorders. Mark also contributed electric twelve string guitar, slide guitar, bass and harmonica.
- Love Beyond Reason (Myrrh 1985) ~ Engineered by Mark - engineered and mixed at Fingerprint Recorders. Mark also contributed additional guitar on "Cross That Line". Note: The "Love Beyond Reason" video album (Myrrh 1985) was directed by Bob Lauro and audio engineered and mixed by Mark.
- Stonehill (Street Tunes 1985 EP) ~ 2 out of the EP's 5 tracks were recorded at Fingerprint Recorders, and engineered and mixed by Mark. Additional overdubs and remix of a third track were done at Fingerprint Recorders with Mark as remix engineer.
- Return to Paradise (Myrrh 1989) ~ Produced by Mark with Randy Stonehill. Recorded and mixed at Fingerprint by Mark, who also played mandolin, accordion, electric guitar, bass and tamborine on this record.
- Until We Have Wings (Myrrh 1990) ~ Produced by Mark. Recorded and mixed at Fingerprint by Mark, who also played acoustic and electric guitars, bass and keyboards on this record.
- Stories (Word 1993) ~ Different songs on this collection was produced by Mark (Liner notes says "This record is dedicated with love to the memory of John Mark Heard, who always told the true story").
- Our ReCollection (Word 1996) ~ Several songs on this collection were produced by Mark.

Steve Taylor
- The Best We Could Find [+3 That Never Escaped] (Sparrow 1988) ~ Mark mixed "Down Under".

Pat Terry
- Humanity Gangsters (Myrrh 1982) ~ Produced and arranged by Mark and Pat Terry. Engineered by Mark and Bill Cobb and mixed by Mark. Mark played electric guitar and bass guitar and contributed background vocals, handclaps and dancing. Photographs and layout by Mark.
- Film at Eleven (Myrrh 1983) ~ Produced and arranged by Mark and Pat Terry, and engineered and mixed by Mark. Mark played guitar and contributed background vocals, handclaps and techno-musical contributions.
- The Silence (Myrrh 1984) ~ Produced by Mark and Pat Terry, and engineered and mixed by Mark. Mark played bass and contributed background vocals.

Tonio K.
- Romeo Unchained (What? Records/A&M 1986) ~ Engineered by Mark (one of several).
- Olé (Gadfly 1997) ~ Additional engineering by Mark (one of several).

Vigilantes of Love (a.k.a. Bill Mallonee)
- Killing Floor (Fingerprint 1992) ~ Produced by Mark, REM's Peter Buck and V.O.L. Engineered by Mark and John Keane and mixed by Mark at Fingerprint.
- Jugular (Fingerprint 1992) ~ This reissue on Fingerprint Records contains all the original songs of V.O.L.'s debut album of 1990, digitally remastered, plus two new bonus tracks from the Killing Floor-session. Additional engineering, mixing and mastering by Mark Heard. Bonus tracks produced by Mark, Peter Buck and V.O.L. Engineered by Mark and mixed at Fingerprint.
- V.O.L. (Warner Resound 1996) ~ Several songs on this collection were produced by Mark.

various artists
- At The Foot Of The Cross, Volume One (Glasshouse Records 1992) ~ Mark mixed, sings and plays guitar on "My Redeemer Lives" on the Daugherty/Hindalong (of The Choir) masterpiece.
various artists [remixes]
- Adventures in the land of big beats and happy feets (Myrrh 1989) ~ Re-mixes, edits and link music by Mark Heard (credited as Lee Cahuenga). Remixes of songs by Philip Bailey, Amy Grant, Imperials, Steve Taylor, Kim Boyce, Russ Taff, Sheila Walsh, Randy Stonehill as well as an unreleased song by iDEoLA (a.k.a. Mark Heard).

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