"A Tower Struck Down"
on Steppes Beyond The Colossus Italy's Black Widow Records releases a 12-inch vinyl box set
in mid 2004. Origin 2.5 This track reappears in 2001 on Progressive Rock Classics,
alongside tracks by Rick Wakeman, Marillion, and Nektar.
Italy, June 2014.
Mellow Records releases CD in tribute to Steve Hackett. Musicians include: Doug Erickson (acoustic guitars), Detlev Everling (French horn), Renate Everling (acoustic bass), Don Falcone (French church bell, sea cruise horn and captain, MRI), Gitta Mackay (vocals), Cyndee Lee Rule (violins), Shannon Taylor (drums, percussion), and Peter Yarbrough (cello).
CD #12: "Make Believe It Real"
U.K., March 2014.
The third CD release by Spirits Burning & Bridget Wishart on Gonzo Multimedia.
Disc 1 features 11 new compositions, and Disc 2 features remixes and songs that were previously available on compilations only.
CD #11: "Healthy Music In Large Doses"
U.K., January 2013.
Gonzo Multimedia releases the CD under band name Spirits Burning & Clearlight.
"Iceflow" on Allies & Clansmen: The Next Descendant
U.K., June 2012.
Hawkwind family members Bridget Wishart (EWI), Dave Anderson (bass), and Dan Thompson (drums) join Grindlestone's Doug Erickson (guitars) and Don Falcone (synths) for "Iceflow," an instrumental found on this compilation only.
"South Side Of The Sky" on Tales From The Edge, A Tribute To The Music Of Yes
Mellow Records releases double CD tribute to all things Yes. Spirtis Burning octet: Doug Erickson (acoustic guitars), Don Falcone (wind), Jerry Jeter (vocals), Rich Landar (mandolin), David Speight (drums), Mike Grimes (hammond organ, piano), Pierce McDowell (bass), Bridget Wishart (background vocals, EWI oboe and french horn.
"Make Believe It Real" on Hawklords Friends And Relations: 30th Anniversary Volume, A New Dawn
Hawk family members unite, as Flicknife Records and the Friends & Relations series are reborn; with songs by Hawklords, Gunslinger, Steve Swindells, Harvey Bainbridge, Earthlab, and more. Spirits Burning all-star cast/crew: Bridget Wishart (vocals), Dan Thompson (tribal drum kit, male chants), David Speight (rock drums, shakers), Jasper Pattison (bass), Simon House (violins), Don Falcone (synths, electronic percussion), Harvey Bainbridge (phased wah synths), and Daevid Allen (guitars).
U.K., July 2011.
CD compilation with Spirits Burning, Nektar, Big Big Train, and others.
Musicians: Daevid Allen (electric guitar), Albert Bouchard (drums), Don Falcone (synths/production), Alan Davey (synths), Michael Clare (bass guitar).
CD # 10 "Behold The Action Man"
U.K., July 2011.
Gonzo Multimedia releases a Space Noir classic.
"Stand And Deliver" on Allies & Clansmen
U.K., April 2011.
Monty Maggot Records releases CD compilation with Spirits Burning, Harvey Bainbridge, Omni Opera, Omenopus and others.
Musicians: Daevid Allen (guitar), Kev Ellis (vocals), Don Falcone (bass guitar),
Mike Moskowitz (guitar, black box drums), Paul Williams (drums), Bridget Wishart (vocals, clarinet).
"Soul Sacrifice" on A Tribute To Santana - Guitars Dancing in the Light
Mellow Records releases double CD tribute to the SF/Bay Area group Santana. Musicians: Michael Clare (bass), Herb Diamant (bassoon),
Joe Diehl (electric guitar), Don Falcone (keyboards), Michael Frietas (dumbek & frame drum) and Trey Sabatelli (drums & shaker).
CD #9: "Crazy Fluid"
U.K., February 2010.
Voiceprint Records releases the ninth Spirits Burning CD.
CD #8: "Bloodlines"
U.K., October 2009.
Voiceprint Records releases the second CD under the band name Spirits Burning & Bridget Wishart.
CD #7: "Golden Age Orchestra"
U.K., Summer 2009.
Voiceprint Records releases all-original music CD under the name Spirits Burning & Thom The World Poet.
CD #6: "Our Best Trips: 1998 to 2008"
U.K., Spring 2009.
Voiceprint Records releases a 10-year retrospective of the band, culled from the first five Spirits Burning CDs.
Includes three previously unreleased tracks: "Strafed By A UFO," "Alpha Happiness," and a cover of Planet Gong's "Opium For The People."
CD #5: "Earth Born"
U.K., February, 2009.
Voiceprint Records releases the fifth Spirits Burning CD under the band name Spirits Burning & Bridget Wishart.
CD #4: "Alien Injection"
Italy, January. 2009.
Black Widow Records releases the fourth full-length Spirits Burning CD.
Spirits Burning CD Pack v3.x: "Glissando Grooves (SFO Soundtribe 3)" by Daevid Allen and Don Falcone
U.K., September 18th, 2006.
This is a virtual Spirits Burning best of. Includes glissando highlights from the first three Spirits Burning CDs, plus two new guitar/electronic duets by Allen and Falcone ("Lionisation" and "In Search of Silver").
CD #3: "Found In Nature"
Italy, June, 2006.
Mellow Records releases the third full-length Spirits Burning CD, a mostly instrumental affair.
"The Story In Your Eyes" on Moody Blues Tribute CD
Italy, March, 2006.
Spirits Burning is one of many groups to appear on this three-CD extraganza of Moody Blues classics on Mellow Records.
The Spirits Burning septet is Judge Trev (lead vocals and acoustic guitar), with Michael Clare, Don Falcone, Jerry Jeter, Jay Radford, Trey Sabatelli, and Randy Wilson.
"Wilder Beams of Moon" on Psytrax 2
U.K., March, 2006.
Fourteen space rock bands, including Spirits Burning, swoop in on Dead Earnest's second Psytrax sampler.
The Spirits Burning quintet is Daevid Allen, Michael Clare, Tom Dambly, Don Falcone, and Trey Sabatelli.
"High Rise" on Daze of the Underground, A Tribute to Hawkwind
Germany, Fall, 2003.
Godreah Records release a double CD of Hawkwind classics, performd by members of Hawkwind and Hawkwind-inspired bands. The Spirits Burning octet is Karen Anderson (not pictured), Michael Clare, Luis Davila,
Doug Erickson, Don Falcone, Indy, Doug Pearson, and Trey Sabatelli.
"2nd Degree Soul Sparks" on Love from the Planet Gong 2002
The Gong Appreciation Society release a special Gong family and friends CD for GAS Members only.
"Clear Audient V2.5" on The Bay Prog CD
A new version of a track from the second CD appears on this free sampler CD included with an issue of Exposé Magazine.
The Spirits Burning sextet is Daevid Allen, Michael Clare, Don Falcone, Jerry Jeter, Teed Rockwell, and Peter Wetherbee.
CD #2: "Reflections In A Radio Shower"
France, January, 2002.
Gazul Records releases the second full-length Spirits Burning CD.
CD #1: "New Worlds By Design"
France, October, 1999.
Gazul Records (a sublabel of Musea) releases the debut Spirits Burning CD to an appreciative(!) crowd.
San Leandro, California, 1998.
Don sends out an invite for the Spirits Burning space rock project. Here's a few snippets.
"Calling All Space Rock Artists!
I'm contacting you because I'd like to invite you to be part of a different kind of space rock experience, under the group banner of Spirits Burning. I've always believed that space rock fans and musicians are a special lot, that inherently believe the world can be a better place, and that it's possible for all of us to join together in our dreams . . .
I want Spirits Burning to be a place for those who are spirited and passionate about space rock, experimentation, and interacting musically in new, enjoyable ways . . . This invite is for you, or your group, to participate in any manner that you choose . . .
Over and out,
Spirits Burning Live 1998.
Opening for Belgium's Present, is Spirits Burning vs. Spaceship Eyes.
This one-time sonic experience mixes future Spirits Burning space rock pieces with Don's Spaceship Eyes electronica project.
Genesis Tribute CD 1998.
Spirits Burning performs "Return Of The Giant Hogweed" on Genesis tribute CD,
King Crimson Tribute CD 1997.
Spirits Burning performs "Red" on King Crimson tribute CD.
San Francisco, 1996.
Don Falcone starts a new, but unnamed space rock band. When Cleopatra Records contacts the band to do a King Crimson cover for a tribute album, the bassist and guitarist suggest resurrecting the name "Spirits Burning."
San Francisco, 1986.
Bay Area band Kameleon (with Don Falcone on bass and vocals) changes its name to Spirits Burning. Don switches to keyboards, and the band (composed of various line-ups) toils for 5 years in Northern California's musicland. One highpoint is opening for Yo La Tengo.
"New Worlds By Design" CD | "Reflections in a Radio Shower" CD | "Found In Nature" CD | "Earth Born" CD
"Alien Injection" CD | "Our Best Trips" CD | "Golden Age Orchestra" CD | "Bloodlines" CD | "Crazy Fluid" CD
"Behold The Action Man" CD | "Healthy Music In Large Doses" CD | "Make Believe It Real" CD
News for Spirits Burning & The Spaceship Eyes Family Tree
Copyright © Always, Spirits Burning
Italy's Black Widow Records releases a 12-inch vinyl box set
in mid 2004.
This track reappears in 2001 on Progressive Rock Classics,
alongside tracks by Rick Wakeman, Marillion, and Nektar.