Ken Hensley

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Best-known for his tenure with long-running heavy metal act Uriah Heep, singer/multi-instrumentalist Ken Hensley was born in Hertforshire, England, on August 24, 1945. During the mid-'60s, he formed the…
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Year Album Artist
2016 Chicago 1980 & Hollywood 1983 Blackfoot Composer
2016 Playlist: Very Best of Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Composer
2016 Words in the Distance 1994-1998 Uriah Heep Composer
2016 Your Turn to Remember: The Definitive Anthology, 1970-1990 Uriah Heep Composer
2015 British Live Performance Series Uriah Heep Composer
2015 Live at Koko Uriah Heep Composer
2015 Magic Moments: 25th Anniversary Special Show Axel Rudi Pell & Friends / Axel Rudi Pell Composer
2015 Totally Driven Uriah Heep Composer
2013 100 Hits: Driving Rock [2013] Composer
2013 A Traveler's Guide to Space & Time Blind Guardian Composer
2013 Dancer and the Moon Blackmore's Night Composer
2013 Live Tales Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
2013 Original Album Series Blackfoot Composer
2012 Icon Uriah Heep Composer
2012 Logical Revelations Uriah Heep Composer
2012 Party Rock Composer
2011 Faster Ken Hensley / Live Fire Primary Artist
2011 Official Bootleg, Vol. 3: Live in Kawasaki Japan 2010 Uriah Heep Composer
2010 Born to Be Wild: Tracks for Bikers Composer
2010 On the Rebound: A Very 'Eavy 40th Anniversary Collection Uriah Heep Keyboards
2010 Out For Blood Ghost Machinery Composer, Lyricist
2010 This Is the Blues, Vol. 3 Guitar, Piano, Primary Artist, Vocals
2009 Pure Rock [Universal] Composer
2009 Rebel on the Run Moonstone Project Organ (Hammond), Noise, Soloist, Hammond B3
2008 Blood on the Highway [DVD] Ken Hensley Primary Artist
2008 Border Radio Brian Burns Composer
2008 Die Ultimative Chartshow: Rock Classics Composer
2008 Koko Ajan Go-Go Keba Composer, Lyricist
2008 The Shades of Light Kandlbauer / Daniel Kandlbauer Composer
2008 Timeline Ayreon Hammond B3
2007 Blood On The Highway Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Producer, Photography, Vocals, Guitar, Dobro, Hammond B3, Synthesizer, Choir/Chorus, Composer
2007 Gothic Kabbalah Therion Guest Artist, Hammond B3, Organ (Hammond)
2007 Heavy Metal Box [Rhino] Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Composer
2007 Heavy Metal [Box Set] Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Composer
2007 Kesä Seedee [2 CD] Pikku-Orava Composer
2007 Victory Songs Ensiferum Composer
2006 Bird of Prey: Best of Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Liner Notes
2006 Easy Livin: The Singles A's and B's Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Memorabilia, Composer
2006 Elements: The Anthology Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Liner Notes, Composer
2006 Gold Cinderella Organ
2006 Inside the Mystery Ken Hensley Primary Artist
2006 Very Best of Uriah Heep [Metro] Uriah Heep Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Slide Guitar, Piano, Harpsichord, Organ, Mellotron, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Vibraphone, Tubular Bells, Percussion, Composer
2006 Wake Up: The Singles Collection Uriah Heep Composer
2005 Ars Longa Vita Brevis: A Compendium of Progressive Roc 1967-1974 Composer
2005 Between Two Worlds: Live in London [DVD] Uriah Heep Composer
2005 Chapter & Verse: The Uriah Heep Story (35th Anniversary Collection) Uriah Heep Guest Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (12 String Electric), Slide Guitar, Piano, Piano (Electric), Harpsichord, Organ, Mellotron, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Oberheim Synthesizer, Vocoder, Vibraphone, Tubular Bells, Percussion, Vocals (Background), Pedal Steel, Group Member, Composer
2005 Classic Rock Anthems Composer
2005 Inside Uriah Heep: The Hensley Years 1970-1976 Uriah Heep Mixing, Group Member
2005 More Essential Rock Anthems Composer
2005 The Ultimate Collection: Classic Rock Productions Composer
2005 The Wizard's Diary, Vol. 1 Ken Hensley Primary Artist
2005 The Wizard's Diary, Vol. 2 Ken Hensley Primary Artist
2005 Time Machine: A Vertigo Retrospective Composer
2004 As One Chapter Four/Hero Nation Chapter Three Metalium Guest Artist, Organ (Hammond)
2004 Classic Heep Live from the Byron Era [DVD] Uriah Heep Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
2004 Classic Rock Anthology, Vol. 2 Composer
2004 Critical Review: The Hensley Years 1976-1980 [DVD] Uriah Heep Mixing, Group Member
2004 From the Front Row...Live! Uriah Heep Vocals, Keyboards, Group Member, Composer
2004 Gold: Looking Back 1970-2001 Uriah Heep Composer
2004 Inside the Electric Circus/The Headless Children W.A.S.P. Composer
2004 Magic Night Uriah Heep Composer
2004 Modus Vivendi Tad Morose Composer
2004 More Classic Rock Legends Composer
2004 Rainbow Demon: Live & In The Studio 1994-1998 Uriah Heep Composer
2004 Stadium Rock: The Anthology Composer
2004 The Anthology Uriah Heep Guest Artist, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 The Anthology [DVD] John Wetton Composer
2004 The Human Equation Ayreon Organ (Hammond), Soloist
2004 The Last Dance Ken Hensley Primary Artist
2004 Two Originals Metalium Guest Artist, Organ (Hammond)
2003 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: 70's Rock Composer
2003 70's Greatest Hits Live Composer
2003 Classic Rock Anthology Composer
2003 Glimpse of Glory Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Composer
2003 Greatest Hits Live Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Keyboards, Composer
2003 Live in the USA Uriah Heep Composer
2003 More Than Conquerors Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Organ, Composer
2003 One Way or Another John Wetton Vocals, Slide Guitar, Organ, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Return to Fantasy: A Tribute to Uriah Heep Guest Artist, Keyboards, Quotes Researched & Compiled, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Steppin' It Up John Lawton Composer
2003 The Ultimate Collection Uriah Heep Composer
2003 The Very Best of Uriah Heep [Import] Uriah Heep Composer
2003 Wizards & Demons: Music Inspired by the Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien Composer
2002 A Tribute to Philip Lynott Primary Artist
2002 Classic Collection Uriah Heep Composer
2002 Gypsy Uriah Heep Composer
2002 Hero Nation Chapter Three Metalium Guest Artist, Organ (Hammond)
2002 Monsters of Rock [Boxsets 2002] Composer
2002 One More Night John Lawton Composer
2002 Rock Hit Box Composer
2002 Rock of Ages [Essential] Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Running Blind Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
2002 Sophisticated Mouth Bad Wizard Composer
2002 The Boxed Miniatures Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (12 String Electric), Slide Guitar, Piano, Piano (Electric), Harpsichord, Organ, Mellotron, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, Vibraphone, Tubular Bells, Percussion, Pedal Steel, Composer
2002 The Magician's Birthday Party Uriah Heep Guest Artist, Composer
2002 Transmissions: The Magician's Birthday Party Uriah Heep Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Very Best of Uriah Heep [Sanctuary] Uriah Heep Composer
2002 Woman Spagna / Ivana Spagna Composer
2001 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Vocals, Guitar, Mellotron, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Composer
2001 Acoustically Driven Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Blood on Stone: Anthology, Vol. 2 Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Border of Reality Angel Dust Composer
2001 Come Away Melinda: A Collection of Classic Uriah Heep Ballads Uriah Heep Composer, Lyricist
2001 Cosmic Genesis Vintersorg Composer, Lyricist
2001 Electrically Driven Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Future Echoes of the Past Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Heavy Live Hits Keyboards, Composer
2001 Highways & Angels My Two Planets Organ (Hammond)
2001 Hits You Remember: Live Blackfoot Composer
2001 Le Concert du Siecle Vocals, Slide Guitar, Organ (Hammond), Clavier, Composer
2001 Lost Gems [Laseright] Keyboards, Composer
2001 Rarities Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Remasters: The Official Anthology Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Return Hensley/Lawton Band Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B3, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Rock Champions Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Sailing the Sea of Light Uriah Heep Composer
2001 Shot of Yesterday David Monte Cristo Composer
2001 The Ballads Uriah Heep Composer
2000 70's Jewels Composer
2000 Black & White Blues [Seagull] Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Hard Rock Essentials [Trans World] Composer
2000 Hard Rock to Metal Composer
2000 Peter Green Songbook Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Primary Artist
2000 The Masquerade Ball Axel Rudi Pell Composer
2000 Train Train: Southern Rock Live Blackfoot Composer
1999 40 Hits: 1970-1974 Composer
1999 Best of Ken Hensley Ken Hensley Primary Artist
1999 Class Reunion: The Greatest Hits of 1972 Composer
1999 Classic Rock Traxx Composer
1999 D.C. Cooper [US] D.C. Cooper Composer
1999 Kuschelrock Special Edition Composer
1999 Legends of Rock: British Invasion Composer
1999 Legends of Rock: Down & Dirty Composer
1999 Live at Shepperton '74 Uriah Heep Composer
1999 Rockin' 70's, Vol. 1 [Madacy] Composer
1999 Superhits of Rock: 1965 - 1979 Composer
1999 The Best of British Rock [Center Stage] Composer
1999 The Best of...Pts. 1-2 Uriah Heep Photography, Composer
1999 Travellers in Time: Anthology, Vol. 1 Uriah Heep Composer, Lyricist
1998 70's Rock Hits [Rebound] Composer
1998 70s Heavy Hitters: Arena Rockers 1970-1974 Composer
1998 Classic Heep: An Anthology Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Slide Guitar, Piano, Harpsichord, Organ, Mellotron, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Vibraphone, Tubular Bells, Associate Producer, Composer
1998 Dogs from the Hare That Bit Us The Dickies Composer
1998 Guitar Rock: Guitar Thunder Composer
1998 Hard Rock [Delta] Composer
1998 Harley Davidson Road Songs, Vol. 2 Composer
1998 Heavy Metal Thunder [Monsters of Rock] Composer
1998 Highway Rockin' Composer
1998 King Biscuit Flower Hour Blackfoot Slide Guitar, Vocals (Background), Organ (Hammond), Composer
1998 Kuschelrock, Vol. 2 Composer
1998 Monsters of Rock [Boxsets 1998] Composer
1998 Monsters of Rock [Excelsior] Composer
1998 Rock Progression Composer
1998 Rock This Way Live, Vol. 1 Composer
1998 The Best of Hard Rock [Monsters of Rock] Composer
1998 The Best of Uriah Heep, Pt. 2 Uriah Heep Photo Courtesy, Composer
1998 Three Classic Albums: Firefly/Innocent Victim/Fallen Angel Uriah Heep Producer, Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
1998 Three Classic Albums: Very 'Eavy...Very 'Umble/Salisbury/Look at Yourself Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Multi Instruments, Composer
1998 Ultimate Driving Collection: Highway Rockin' Composer
1997 Crankin' Up Composer
1997 Easyriders, Vol. 2 Composer
1997 Island 40, Vol. 2: 1964-1969 -- Rhythm and Blues Beat Composer
1997 King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents In Concert Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Keyboards, Composer
1997 Somewhere Out In Space Gamma Ray Composer
1996 A Time of Revelation Uriah Heep Producer, Photography, Keyboards, Composer
1996 Disco Rock Classics, Vol. 2 Composer
1996 Spellbinder: Live Uriah Heep Composer
1996 The Forgotten Tales Blind Guardian Composer
1996 The Best of Uriah Heep, Pt. 1 Uriah Heep Composer, Lyricist
1995 Electric 70's Composer
1995 Great Britons, Vol. 2 Composer
1995 Highway Rockin': 70's Rock Composer
1995 Lady In Black Uriah Heep Composer
1995 Live: The 70s Composer
1995 Rattlesnake Guitar: The Music of Peter Green Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Rave Trip to Remixland, Vol. 3 Composer
1995 The Best of Rock on Stage, Vol. 2 Composer
1994 From Time to Time Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Sleeve Notes, Composer
1994 Hard Rock Essentials: 1970's Composer
1994 Impossible Concert Composer
1994 Rocktastic Composer
1994 Sail Away Great White Equipment Technician
1994 Still 'eavy Still Proud Uriah Heep Composer
1994 The Finest of Hard-Rock, Vol. 1 Composer
1994 The Lansdowne Tapes Uriah Heep Guitar, Keyboards, Soloist, Group Member, Composer
1994 The Metal Box Set Composer
1993 Marquee Metal Composer
1993 The Great British Psychedelic Trip Vol. 3 Composer
1992 Sounds of the Seventies: Seventies Generation Composer
1991 Different World Uriah Heep Composer
1990 Heading for Tomorrow Gamma Ray Composer
1990 Heartbreak Station Cinderella Organ
1989 Masters of Metal: Crankin' up 1970-1980 Composer
1989 Raging Silence Uriah Heep Composer
1989 The Collection Uriah Heep Composer
1988 Live in Moscow Uriah Heep Composer
1988 The Headless Children W.A.S.P. Keyboards
1987 Live in Europe 1979 Uriah Heep Composer
1986 Inside the Electric Circus W.A.S.P. Composer
1984 Vertical Smiles Blackfoot Keyboards, Vocals (Background), Composer
1983 Head First Uriah Heep Composer
1983 Siogo Blackfoot Slide Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals (Background), Composer
1982 Abominog Uriah Heep Photo Courtesy
1981 Free Spirit Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Instrumentation, Composer
1980 Conquest Uriah Heep Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Organ, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Oberheim Synthesizer, Vocoder, Vocals (Background), Multi Instruments, Photo Courtesy, Composer
1978 Fallen Angel Uriah Heep Producer, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Slide Guitar, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Vocals (Background), Composer
1977 Firefly Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
1977 Innocent Victim Uriah Heep Producer, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Photo Courtesy, Composer
1976 High and Mighty Uriah Heep Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (12 String Electric), Guitar (12 String), Slide Guitar, Piano, Piano (Electric), Organ, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, Tubular Bells, Pedal Steel, Composer
1976 The Best of Uriah Heep [Mercury] Uriah Heep Vocals, Guitar, Organ, Mellotron, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, Composer
1976 The Gods The Gods Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion
1975 Eager to Please Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
1975 Return to Fantasy Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Photo Courtesy, Group Member, Composer
1974 Wonderworld Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
1973 Live Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Organ, Keyboards, Memorabilia, Photo Courtesy, Group Member, Quotation Author, Composer
1973 Proud Words on a Dusty Shelf Ken Hensley Primary Artist, Arranger, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
1973 Sweet Freedom Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Composer
1973 The Magician's Birthday Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, Memorabilia, Sleeve Notes, Notation, Group Member, Composer
1972 Demons and Wizards Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Composer
1971 Look at Yourself Uriah Heep Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Piano, Organ, Keyboards, Composer
1971 Salisbury Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Slide Guitar, Piano, Harpsichord, Organ, Keyboards, Vibraphone, Vocals (Background), Composer
1970 The Gods Featuring Ken Hensley The Gods Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Composer
1970 To Samuel a Son The Gods Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Composer
1970 Toe Fat Toe Fat Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Organ
1970 Very 'Eavy... Very 'Umble Uriah Heep Photography, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Slide Guitar, Piano, Organ, Mellotron, Keyboards, Memorabilia, Composer
1968 Genesis The Gods Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Composer
100 Rock Composer
70-Tals Klassiker Composer
Acapella Vocal Classics, Vol. 2 Composer
Best of 70s Rock, Vol. 2: 20th Century Masters Composer
Collection [Legacy] Uriah Heep Composer
Eternity Jane Composer
Greatest Ever 70s Rock Primary Artist
Hard Rock Gold Composer
Hey Mr.DJ Michael Heck Composer, Lyricist
History of British Rock Composer
King Potato The I Love Myselfs Composer
Light My Fire: A Classic Rock Salute to the Doors Hammond B3, Vocals
Live!! Ken Hensley / Live Fire Primary Artist
Love & Other Mysteries Ken Hensley Primary Artist
LovePower and Peace Robin George Organ (Hammond)
Official Bootleg, Vol. 5: Live In Athens, Greece Uriah Heep Composer, Lyricist
Ou jee Gulliver Composer
Party Rock: Magic Carpet Ride Composer
Pure Rock, Pt. 1 Composer
Rock DJ Classics: Top 40 Hits Remix Collection Composer
Silvio D'Anza Silvio D'Anza Composer, Lyricist
Speedmachine Rock Bunnies / Klaus Schubert Rock Bunnies Composer
Suomen suosikit: 70-luvun huiput Composer, Lyricist
The Many Faces of the Doors Primary Artist
Trouble Ken Hensley / Live Fire Primary Artist
Vuosikirja 1986: 50 Hittiä Composer, Lyricist