John Herdt Discography

To hear selected tunes from these albums and more check out my Music page.

THE WINTER CANDLE (2017)

1. Billie From Biloxi
2. Breakfast With Babbitt
3. Lester Makes Good
4. New Sheriff
5. Old Paint
6. Santa Fe
7. Second Nature
8. Shaken Not Stirred
9. Spanky Was a Dreamer
10. The Caper
11. The Winter Candle
12. To the Far Hill

John Herdt: Guitar, bass and drum programming

THE WINTER CANDLE ON CD BABY »

HORIZON MILES (2013)

1. Edge Walking
2. In the Moment
3. Because I Said So
4. Ten Paces
5. Wicked Rag Doll
6. Easy As She Goes
7. Funky Skunk
8. Horizon Miles
9. Finished for the Last Time
10. Alter Ego
11. Eleven Eleven
12. Until We Meet Again

John Herdt: Guitar
Wally Z: Drums
David Givens: Bass
Ron Cameron: Vocals on 5 and 12

HORIZON MILES ON CD BABY »

OCTOBER SKY (2011)

1. Busted
2. October Sky
3. Not Nearly So Bad
4. Sock Monkey
5. See The Other Side
6. Unicorn Rodeo
7. Crying Shame
8. Wishful Thinking
9. Freedom Walk
10. Sonoran Sunset
11. In For A Penny
12. That’s Cool

John Herdt: Guitars, bass, percussion
Wally Z: Drums, vocals
Tommy Stephenson: Keyboards on 1

OCTOBER SKY ON CD BABY »

OCTOBER SKY ON MAXIMUM INK »

SHADOW FADES AWAY (2009)

1. Light My Way
2. Mr. Marshall
3. Licorice
4. Three Riders
5. Love Garage
6. Pick Me Up
7. Rock Dust
8. Jack Death
9. Leaving In September
10. Losing It
11. I Feel No Pain
12. Shadow Fades Away
13. Spoke Too Soon
14. Wistful

John Herdt: Guitars, bass, harmonica
Wally Z: Drums, vocals

SHADOW FADES AWAY ON CD BABY »

SHADOW FADES AWAY REVIEW ON MAXIMUM INK »

ACROSS THE BORDER (2006)

1. Eleventh Hour
2. The Messenger
3. Less I Know
4. The Touch
5. Too Many Hands
6. Baby Blues
7. Save Yourself
8. Across The Border
9. Rum Runner
10. Home Sick Lilly
11. Sundown Couldn’t Help
12. Funkicide

John Herdt: Guitars, bass, harmonica, vocals
Wally Z: Drums, percussion, vocals

ACROSS THE BORDER ON CD BABY »

GATHER (2004)

1. Mountain Town
2. Comatose
3. Brass Ball Concert Hall
4. I’ll Just Make You Cry
5. Hit It
6. Valentino
7. Never Never
8. One More Chance
9. Twilight
10. Rude Bayou
11. With Then Without You
12. Goodbye

John Herdt: All instruments, vocals and drum programming
Bobby Berge: Drums on 1, 3, 4, 7 and 11
Wally Z: Drums on 5, 9 and 10

INNUENDO (2000)

1. Your Heart Beats Free for Me
2. Something Don’t Feel Right
3. Melt Away
4. Fool Come Around
5. Eleven Ways From Sunday
6. Spinner
7. Sinister Plan
8. El Romantico
9. Party It Up Till Armageddon
10. Toss It Off
11. If Nothing Else

John Herdt: All instruments, vocals and drum programming
Larry Blackburn: Drums on “Eleven Ways From Sunday”

WIDE OPEN SPACES (1999)

1. Little Story
2. Reckoning
3. Gina’s Black Boots
4. Eye of the Beholder
5. Wide Open Spaces
6. Nothing Like Forever
7. Day at the Fair
8. 16th Street
9. Storage Unit of Love
10. You Never Know
11. Buzz Factor
12. Antigua
13. Crash Dive
14. Hope Springs Eternal

John Herdt: All instruments, vocals, drum prog.
Dan Lile: Drums on 2 and 13
Dick Ramada: Vocals on 4

SIDELONG GLANCE (1997)

1. Believe Me
2. You Call It
3. Still Waters
4. You’re the One
5. Serious Jones
6. Question of Time
7. Country Boy Gone to Town
8. Phantom Organa
9. Take That
10. Dangerous
11. Poudre Canyon
12. Stealing Second
13. Over My Head
14. Believe Me (Reprise)
15. Tiger Stripes

John Herdt: All instruments, vocals, drum prog
Sean Hedgecock: Second guitar on 9 and 10

MIRAGE LIVE IN EVERGREEN 1984 (1998)

1. Zip City
2. Jake
3. The Mash
4. Moon Tune
5. Country Jam
6. Dr. Matrix
7. Animal Behavior
8. Hambone Express
9. Synthetic Men
10. Cover Tune
11. Hot Pursuit
12. Nawlins

John Herdt: Guitar
Steve VanDewater: Guitar
Paul Molnar: Bass
Mike Mixter: Drums

CHAPARRAL (1996)

1. Moon Tune
2. ’32 Ford
3. Zip City (combined live versions)
4. Slipstream
5. I’ve Been Thinking
6. Fathoms
7. Blues Jam From 1980
8. Ace in the Hole
9. Going Postal
10. Donna Didn’t Say Goodbye
11. Road’s Fork
12. Jake ’89
13. El Romantico
14. I Can’t Tell You, Baby
15. Boys Night Out

All instruments, vocals and drum programming by John Herdt except for contributions on some tunes which are listed on the cover.

RIP CITY (1995)

1. Fell Into the Flood
2. Anything to Say
3. Shouldn’t Be So Happy
4. If Nothing Else
5. Got Onto Me
6. Stallionette
7. Can’t See the Light
8. Air Reality
9. I Can’t Complain
10. I Ought to Believe
11. Antigua
12. If It Wasn’t for the Longing
13. Prairie Wind

John Herdt: All instruments, vocals and drum programming
Dan Lile: Drums on 5, 8, 10 and 12

John has also played on the following selected recorded projects:

THE BOBBY BERGE PROJECT LIVE AT THE 2006 TOMMY BOLIN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Recorded live at the 2006 Tommy Bolin Music Festival in Sioux City, Iowa. Drums: Bobby Berge, Vocals: David Hare, Guitar and Vocals: Gary Gunderson, Guitar: John Herdt, Bass: Sam Irish, Baritone Sax: David Napier.

THE BOBBY BERGE BAND LIVE AT THE 2002 TOMMY BOLIN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Recorded live at the 2002 Tommy Bolin Music Festival in Sioux City, Iowa, featuring the music of Tommy Bolin exclusively. Drums: Bobby Berge, Vocals: David Hare, Guitar: John Herdt, Bass: Sam Irish, Baritone Sax: David Napier, Alto Sax: John Birch.

WITH THE KOOKS
JOEL’S BIRTHDAY PARTY album (2002). Played all of the electric guitar parts.

WITH THE TUNESMITHS
LIVE AT MISHAWAKA album (2000). Played second guitar on a live club recording.

WITH THE MNEMONIST ORCHESTRA (later known as Mnemonists, then Biota)
MNEMONIST ORCHESTRA DYS 01 (1979). Wrote and played all of the electric guitar parts.
SOME ATTRIBUTES OF A LIVING SYSTEM (1980). Wrote and played electric guitar parts on some of the material.

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