vivian-stanshall-and-gargantuan-chums-suspicion-1970-2Vivian Stanshall & Gargantuan Chums single: Suspicion/Blind Date
contributed backing vocals alongside Keith Moon
(1970, Fly Records)
Chris HarwoodChris Harwood Nice To Meet Miss Christine
guitar on ‘Mama’ and ‘Crying To Be Heard’
(1970, Birth Records)

Roger Ruskin SpearRoger Ruskin Spear Electric Shocks
guitar on ‘Doctor Rock’ and ‘Blue Baboon’
(1972, United Artists)

With LovePete Townshend With Love
contributed track ‘All God’s Mornings’
 with Sidonie Jordan and ‘Without Your Love’
(1976, Universal Spiritual League/Eel Pie)

Guitar Workshop vol 2Various Artists Guitar Workshop Volume Two
contributed two tracks, ‘Dancing Angel’ & ‘Warning: Rumble Strips’
(1976, Transatlantic Records)

Lonnie Donegan - Puttin On The StyleLonnie Donegan Puttin’ On The Style
guitar on ‘Ham’n Eggs’ and Ringo Starr on drums
(1978, Chrysalis)

Jakob MagnussonJakob Magnusson Special Treatment
(1979, Warner Bros.)

Can't Slow DownLionel Richie Can’t Slow Down
guitar on ‘Hello’
(1983, Motown)

Keats-Keats-448561Keats Keats
guitar on ‘Hollywood Heart’
(1984, EMI)

Grace Jones - Slave To The RhythmGrace Jones Slave To The Rhythm
guitar alongside David Gilmour; also plays on non-LP track ‘Junkyard’
(1985, Manhattan Records)

Tonio K Romeo UnchainedTonio K. Romeo Unchained
Guitar on ‘Impressed’ and ‘You Don’t Belong Here’
(1986, A&M Records)

charlie-sexton-impressed-mcaCharlie Sexton single: Impressed
(1986, MCA)

Dig Hay ZooseDig Hay Zoose Struggle Fish
(1991, Reprise)

Tales From YesterdayVarious Artists Tales from Yesterday – Yes Tribute Album
guitar on ‘Astral Traveler’
(1995, Magna Carta)

Funky MonkeyFunky Monkey Come Together People of Funk
(1997, Funky Inc.)

SylvieSaint Etienne single: Sylvie
(1998, Creation)

JabberwockyClive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman Jabberwocky
(1999, Verglas Music)

Encore, Legends, & ParadoxVarious Artists Encore, Legends, & Paradox: Tribute To ELP
guitar on ‘The Sheriff’ and ‘Toccata’
(1999, Magna Carta)

Built On SandSaint Etienne Build On Sand
guitar on ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’
(1999, Mantra)

Michelle YoungMichelle Young Marked for Madness
(2001, Naosha Records)

Hound of BaskervillesClive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman The Hound of the Baskervilles
(2002, Verglas Music)

Funky Monkey 2Funky Monkey Join Us in Tomorrow
(2002, Funky Inc.)

Return To The Dark Side Of The Moon tributeVarious Artists Return to the Dark Side of the Moon
guitar on ‘Brain Damage/Eclipse’
(2010, Cleopatra)

Ant-BeeAnt-Bee Electronic Church Muzik
co-wrote and played on ‘The Guff’; wrote and played on ‘Endless Journey’
(2011, Barking Moon Dog Records)

Muso & ProuddB-Infusion Muso & Proud
(2011, Danny Berdichevsky/dB-infusion)

The Prog CollectiveVarious Artists The Prog Collective
featured on ‘Social Circles’ with Annie Haslam
(2012, Purple Pyramid)

Songs Of The CenturyVarious Artists Songs of the Century: An All-Star Tribute to Supertramp
featured on ‘Give A Little Bit’
(2012, Cleopatra)

Who Are You tributeVarious Artists Who Are You – An All-Star Tribute to The Who
featured on ‘Magic Bus’ with Ginger Baker & Peter Noone
(2012, Cleopatra)

Fly Like An Eagle All-Star TributeVarious Artists Fly Like An Eagle – An All-Star Tribute to Steve Miller Band
featured on ‘Winter Time’ with Sonja Kristina
(2012, Cleopatra)

The Prog Collective - EpilogueVarious Artists The Prog Collective: Epilogue
contributed track ‘Tomorrow Becomes Today’
(2013, Cleopatra)

Days Between StationsDays Between Stations In Extremis
(2013, self-released)

Next Day RemixesDavid Bowie Next Day Remixes
guitars on I’d Rather Be High – Venetian Mix (Wasted Edit) and Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy for the DFA)
(2013, Columbia)

Clint Bahr - PuzzleboxClint Bahr Puzzlebox
guitar solo on Kicking The Wasp’s Nest
(2022, Moonjune Records)


  1. roy ritchie

    Peter banks, he never got the accliam he deserved , a most underated guitarist a true original of progressive music .very inventive style of guitar technique clever and stylish in an original way i never tire of his clever guitar chord sequences . as he once called himself , the hoboken dazzler !! with a wry sense of humour to match . R.I P pete .

  2. in the US), a collection of appearances at the BBC during 1969 and 1970, featuring the original line-up in all tracks and with a booklet containing the guitarist’s account of those early days. Also, between 1995 and 1997 all three Empire albums were released (one per year). Banks also collaborated in 1995’s

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