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On March 28, 1974.

On March 28, 1974, “Mercury” label released “The Golden Scarab”, the debut Ray Manzarek solo album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Botnick and Bob Brown.

Personnel:

  • Ray Manzarek – lead vocals, keyboards, piano, organ, synthesizer, kalimba
  • Larry Carlton- guitar
  • Tony Williams– drums
  • Patti Smith – vocals
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet
  • Mayuto Correa- wood block, bongos, congas
  • Milt Holland- pandeiro, cabasa, quica, African cowbell
  • Jerry Scheff- bass
  • Ernie Watts- tenor saxophone
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Steve Forman – tuned cowbells, whistles, guiro, tuned wood blocks

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Manzarek except where noted.

  1. He Can’t Come Today
  2. Solar Boat
  3. Downbound Train – Chuck Berry
  4. The Golden Scarab
  5. The Purpose of Existence Is?
  6. The Moorish Idol
  7. Choose Up and Choose Off
  8. Oh Thou Precious Nectar Filled Form (or) A Little Fart
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On January 11, 1974.

On January 11, 1974, “United Artists” label released “Lookin’ for a Love Again”, the sixth Bobby Womack studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studios” in  Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Bobby Womack.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Womack – vocals, guitar, string arrangements
  • Pete Carr, Rhino Rheinardt, Tippy Armstrong – guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson- rhythm guitar
  • David Hood– bass
  • Barry Beckett, Clayton Ivey, Truman Thomas – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Friendly Womack, Jr., Curtis Womack, Cecil Womack, Harry Womack- background vocals
  • René Hall- string arrangements
  • Gregg Hamm, Jerry Masters, Karat Faye – engineer
  • John Kehe, Ria Lewerke – design

Track listing

All tracks by Bobby Womack; except where noted.

  1. Lookin’ for a Love – James Alexander, Zelda Samuels
  2. I Don’t Wanna Be Hurt by Ya Love Again
  3. Doing it My Way
  4. Let it Hang Out
  5. Point of No Return – Jim Ford
  6. You’re Welcome, Stop on By – Bobby Womack, Truman Thomas
  7. You’re Messing Up a Good Thing – Clayton Ivey, Frank Johnson, Terry Woodford
  8. Don’t Let me Down – Truman Thomas
  9. Copper Kettle – Albert Frank Beddoe
  10. There’s One Thing That Beats Failing – Bobby Womack, Truman Thomas

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Vanguard” label released “Quiet Places”, the ninth Buffy Sainte-Marie album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Norbert Putnam and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Personnel:

  • Buffy Sainte-Marie – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Charlie McCoy, Billy Sanford – guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums
  • Memphis Horns
  • Sid Sharp Strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Buffy Sainte-Marie, except where noted.

  1. Why You Been Gone So Long – Mickey Newbury
  2. No One Told Me
  3. For Free – Joni Mitchell
  4. She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain When She Comes
  5. Clair Vol’s Young Son
  6. Just That Kind of Man
  7. Quiet Places
  8. Have You Seen My Baby? (Hold On) – Randy Newman
  9. There’s No One in the World Like Caleb
  10. Civilization – Boudleaux Bryant
  11. Eventually – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  12. The Jewels of Hanalei

 

On October 29, 1973.

On October 29, 1973, “CBS” label released “It’s Like You Never Left”, the fourth  Dave Mason studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dave Mason.

Personnel:

  • Dave Mason – vocals, guitar, synthesizers, arrangements
  • Graham Nash, John Batdorf– vocals
  • Clydie King, Julia Tillman Waters, Kathleen Saroyan, Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Mark Jordan – piano, organ
  • Chuck Rainey, Carl Radle, Charles Fletcher, Greg Reeves, Lonnie Turner – bass
  • Jim Keltner, Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Rocky, Nastyee – congas
  • Denny Morouse, Norma Jean Bell, Steve Madaio – horns
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Malcolm Cecil, Malcolm Cecil – co-producer, programming, recording
  • Al Schmitt – recording, mixing
  • Glen Kolotkin – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Mason, except where noted.

  1. Baby…Please
  2. Every Woman
  3. If You Got Love
  4. Maybe
  5. Headkeeper
  6. Misty Morning Stranger
  7. Silent Partner
  8. Side Tracked – Dave Mason, Rick Jaeger, Lonnie Turner, Mark Jordan
  9. The Lonely One
  10. It’s Like You Never Left

 

 

On May 30, 1973.

On May 30, 1973, “Apple” label released “Living in the Material World”, the fourth George Harrison studio album. It was recorded October 1972–March 1973; February 1971, at “Apple Studios” and “Abbey Road” studios in London; “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by George Harrison and Phil Spector.

Personnel:

  • George Harrison– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, dobro, sitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, electric piano
  • Gary Wright– organ, harmonium, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Klaus Voormann– bass guitar, standup bass, tenor saxophone
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion
  • Jim Horn– saxophones, flute, horn arrangement
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • John Barham– orchestral and choral arrangements
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Jim Gordon– drums, tambourine
  • Pete Ham– acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by George Harrison.

  1. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
  2. Sue Me, Sue You Blues
  3. The Light That Has Lighted the World
  4. Don’t Let Me Wait Too Long
  5. Who Can See It
  6. Living in the Material World
  7. The Lord Loves the One (That Loves the Lord)
  8. Be Here Now
  9. Try Some, Buy Some
  10. The Day the World Gets ‘Round
  11. That Is All

 

On April 24, 2016.

On April 24, 2016, Paul Williams aka Billy Paul died aged 81. He was soul singer, associated with the Philadelphia soul sound, best known for his 1972 “Grammy Awarded” #1 single, “Me and Mrs. Jones”, and the albums “360 Degrees of Billy Paul” (1972) and  “War of Gods” (1973).

 

In February 1973.

In February 1973, “Jugoton” label released “Dnevnik jedne ljubavi” (Diary of a Love), the debut Josipa Lisac album. It was recorded in February 1973, and was produced by Karlo Metikoš and K. Klemenčić. In 1998, the album was ranked at number 9 on the list of “YU 100: The Best albums of Yugoslav pop and rock music”.

Personnel:

  • Brane “Lambert” Živković – flute, piano, el.piano, arranger
  • Slobodan “Bobo”Kovačević – acoustic guitar
  • Vedran Božić – guitar
  • Tihomir “Pop” Asanović – Hammond organ
  • Mario Mavrin – Fender bass
  • Jože “Braco” Doblekar – congas
  • Dado Topić – tambourine
  • Ratko “Rale” Divjak – drums
  • Miroslav Sedak-Benčić, Boris Frančišković – tenor saxophone
  • Maks Johan – baritone saxophone
  • Radmilo Maslovarić – trombone
  • Marijan Domić – trumpet
  • Ivan Kuzmić, Silvio Orlando – violin
  • Ante Živković – viola
  • Josip Stojanović – cello
  • Nenad Marinović – oboe
  • Stjepan Obadić – horn
  • Konstantin Iskra – bassoon
  • Zdenka Kovačiček, Dubravka Zubović, Ksenija Erker, Adica Dobrić – backing vocals
  • Franjo Berner – engineer
  • Jozo Ćetković – photography
  • Ivica Krajač – artwork

Track listing:

All music by Karlo Metikoš; all lyrics by Ivica Krajač.

  1. O jednoj mladosti
  2. Srela sam se s njim
  3. Sreća
  4. Po prvi put
  5. Plačem
  6. Jedna kratka vijest
  7. Ležaj od suza
  8. Ne prepoznajem ga
  9. Vjerujem ti sve
  10. Kao stranac