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In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Polydor” label released “Where Have I Known You Before”, the fourth Return to Forever album. It was recorded July – August 1974, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:                                                                                                                          

  • Chick Corea – acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner clavinet, Yamaha electric organ, synthesizers (ARP Odyssey, Minimoog), percussion
  • Al Di Meola – electric guitar, acoustic twelve-string guitar
  • Stanley Clarke – electric bass guitar, Yamaha electric organ, bell tree, chimes
  • Lenny White – drums, congas, bongos, percussion
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer
  • Tom Rabstenek – mastering
  • Herb Dreiwitz – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Vulcan Worlds – Stanley Clarke
  2. Where Have I Loved You Before?
  3. The Shadows of Lo – Lenny White
  4. Where Have I Danced with You Before?
  5. Beyond the Seventh Galaxy
  6. Earth Juice – Chick Corea, Lenny White, Al Di Meola
  7. Where Have I Known You Before?
  8. Song to the Pharaoh Kings

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Pausa” label released “Thad Jones/Mel Lewis and Manuel De Sica and the Jazz Orchestra”, album by Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and Manuel De Sica. It was recorded in September 1973 in London and in July 1974 in Perugia, Italy.

Personnel:

  • Manuel De Sica – composer
  • Thad Jones – flugelhorn
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals
  • Roland Hanna – piano
  • George Mraz – bass
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone, flute
  • Eddie Xiques – alto saxophone, clarinet
  • Billy Harper – tenor saxophone
  • Ron Bridgewater – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet
  • Jim Bossy – trumpet
  • Steve Furtado – trumpet
  • Cecil Bridgewater – trumpet
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Quentin Jackson – trombone
  • Billy Campbell – trombone
  • Cliff Heather – trombone

Track listing:

  1. First Jazz Suite – Manuel De Sica
  2. Brasserie
  3. Father
  4. Sing
  5. Ballade
  6. For Life
  7. Little Pixie – Thad Jones

On September 27, 1974.

On September 27, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Serenade”, the ninth Neil Diamond studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Tom Catalano.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – vocals
  • Richard Bennett – guitar
  • Alan Lindgren, David Paich – keyboards
  • Emory Gordy, Jr. – bass guitar
  • Dennis St. John – drums
  • Jimmie Haskell – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond.

  1. I’ve Been This Way Before
  2. Rosemary’s Wine
  3. Lady Magdelene
  4. The Last Picasso
  5. Longfellow Serenade
  6. Yes I Will
  7. Reggae Strut
  8. The Gift of Song

On September 16, 1974.

On September 16, 1974, “Capitol” label released “Starting Over”, the fourth and final Raspberries studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jimmy Lenner.

Personnel:

  • Eric Carmen — vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Wally Bryson — vocals, lead guitar
  • Scott McCarl — vocals, bass
  • Michael McBride — drums

Track listing:

  1. Overnight Sensation (Hit Record) – Eric Carmen
  2. Play On – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  3. Party’s Over – Wally Bryson
  4. I Don’t Know What I Want – Eric Carmen
  5. Rose Coloured Glasses – Scott McCarl
  6. All Through the Night – Eric Carmen, Scott McBride
  7. Cruisin Music – Eric Carmen
  8. I Can Hardly Believe You’re Mine – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  9. Cry – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  10. Hands on You – Wally Bryson, Scott McCarl
  11. Starting Over – Eric Carmen

In July 1974.

In July 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Lydia”, the fifth Cold Blood album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Trans-Maxiumus Sound Studios, Inc.” in Memphis, and “Clover Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve Cropper.

Personnel:

  • David Luell – alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, arranger
  • Jim Horn – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Fon Menza – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Peter Christlieb – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Bobby Shew – trumpet
  • Chuck Findley – trumpet
  • Paul Hubinon – trombone
  • Chuck Bennett – trombone
  • Max Haskett – trombone
  • Raul Matute – clavinet, electric piano, organ
  • Lydia Pense – lead and backing vocals
  • Michael Sasaki – guitar
  • Danny Kotch – guitar
  • Paul Vannon – guitar
  • Steve Cropper – guitar, arranger
  • Rod Ellicott – bass
  • Tommy Cathey – bass
  • Gaylord Birch – drums
  • Joe Williams – drums
  • Bobbye Hall – congas, percussion
  • The Memphis Horns
  • Brenda Gordon – backing vocals
  • Brooks Hunnicutt – backing vocals
  • Gwen Edwards – backing vocals
  • Tish Smith – backing vocals
  • Smith Dobson – backing vocals
  • Pat Coulter – backing vocals
  • Max Haskett – backing vocals
  • Eaul Malute – string and horn arrangements
  • Robert Appere – engineer, remix
  • Ron Capone – engineer
  • Herb Greene – photography

Track listing:

  1. Ready to Live
  2. Simple Love Life
  3. Under Pressure
  4. When My Love Hand Comes Down
  5. When It’s Over
  6. Considerations
  7. I Only Wanted Someone to Hear Me
  8. You’re Free Lovin’ Me
  9. Come Back into My Love Again
  10. Just Like Sunshine

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Shelter Records” label released “Sincerely”, the debut Dwight Twilley Band album. It was recorded 1974 – 1976, and was produced by Dwight Twilley and Phil Seymour.

Personnel:

  • Dwight Twilley – lead and harmony vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica
  • Phil Seymour – lead and harmony vocals, bass, drums, percussion
  • Bill Pitcock IV – lead guitar
  • Roger Linn – lead guitar, bass
  • Leon Russell – piano, bass
  • Johnny Johnson – bass
  • Jerry Naifeh – drums
  • Jim Barth, Roger Harris, Roger Linn, Robin Cable, Ted Sharp, Bob Schaper, John Harkin – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dwight Twilley.

  1. I’m on Fire
  2. Could Be Love
  3. Feeling in the Dark
  4. You Were So Warm
  5. I’m Losing You
  6. Sincerely
  7. TV
  8. Release Me
  9. Three Persons
  10. Baby Let’s Cruise
  11. England
  12. Just Like the Sun

On May 29, 1974.

On May 29, 1974, “Jugoton” label released “Majko zemljo”, the debut Tihomir Pop Asanović album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Miljenko Prohaska and Vladimir Mihaljek.

Personnel:

  • Tihomir Pop Asanović – organ, Moog synthesizer, Fender piano, arrangements, conductor
  • Dado Topić – vocal
  • Bončina Janez – vocal
  • Josipa Lisac – vocal
  • Nada Žgur – vocal
  • Doca Marlot – vocal
  • Dragan Jelić – guitar
  • Mario Mavrin – bass
  • Ratko Divljak – drums
  • Peco Petej – drums
  • Braco Doblekar – congas, bass
  • Ozren Depolo – alto saxophone
  • Veble Dušan – tenor saxophone
  • Pero Ugrin – trumpet
  • Arnold Stanko – trumpet
  • Ladislav Fidry – trumpet
  • Balažić Jože – trumpet
  • Šinigoj Boris – trombone
  • Lotrić Božidar – trombone
  • Stropnik Marjan – trombone
  • Jugoslavenska Selekcija Rock-Jazz Muzike – ensemble
  • Ilija Peovski – arrangements
  • Miljenko Prohaska – arrangements
  • Ivan Ivezić – design

Track listing:

  1. Majko zemljo – Janez Bončina
  2. Balada o lišću – Dado Topić
  3. Berlin I – Tihomir Pop Asanović
  4. Tema za POP LP – Miljenko Prohaska
  5. Rokenroll dizajner – Tihomir Pop Asanović
  6. Ostavi trag – lyrics by Dado Topić and Janez Bončina, music by Janez Bončina
  7. Telepatija – Tihomir Pop Asanović

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Philips” label released “School Punks”, the fourth Brownsville Station album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Mediasound”, and was produced by Morris-Stevens Productions.

Personnel:

  • Cub Koda – vocals, guitar
  • Michael “Sam” Lutz – vocals, bass
  • Henry “H Bomb” Weck – drums
  • Michael Delugg – engineer
  • Melinda Bordelon – illustration
  • Bob Defrin – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Cub Koda, Michael Lutz and Henry Weck.

  1. Kings of the Party
  2. Mama Don’t Allow No Parking
  3. Meet Me on the Fourth Floor
  4. Fast Phyliss
  5. I Get So Excited
  6. Ostrich
  7. I Got It Bad for You
  8. Hey Little Girl

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Epic” label released “Shock Treatment”, the second Edgar Winter Group studio album (second Edgar Winter album overall). It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Winter – vocals, clavinet, mellotron, organ, piano, ARP 2600, vibraphone, saxophone
  • Rick Derringer – vocals, guitar, electric sitar, bass
  • Dan Hartman – vocals, bass, guitar, autoharp, percussion
  • Chuck Ruff – drums
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer
  • Lehman Yates – engineer assistant
  • Jimmy Iovine – engineer assistant
  • Lou Schlossberg – engineer assistant
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Teresa Alfieri – design
  • Bill King – photography

Track listing:

  1. Some Kinda Animal – Dan Hartman
  2. Easy Street – Dan Hartman
  3. Sundown – Dan Hartman
  4. Miracle of Love – Edgar Winter, Dan Hartman
  5. Do Like Me – Edgar Winter
  6. Rock & Roll Woman – Dan Hartman
  7. Someone Take My Heart Away – Edgar Winter
  8. Queen of My Dreams – Dan Hartman
  9. Maybe Some Day You’ll Call My Name – Dan Hartman
  10. River’s Risin’ – Dan Hartman
  11. Animal – Edgar Winter

In March 1974.

In March 1974, “Chess” label released “Unk in Funk”, the eleventh Muddy Waters album. It was recorded in January 1974, at “Ter Mar Recording Studios” in Chicago, IL, and was produced by Ralph Bass and Muddy Waters.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Margolin, Luther Johnson – guitar
  • Pinetop Perkins – piano, harpsichord
  • Carey Bell Harrington, George Buford, Paul Oscher – harmonica
  • Calvin Jones – bass
  • Willie Smith – drums

Track listing:

All track by McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters), except where noted.

  1. Rollin’ and Tumblin’
  2. Just to Be with You – Berney Roth
  3. Electric Man – Amelia Cooper, Terry Abrahamson
  4. Trouble No More
  5. Unk in Funk – Amelia Cooper, Terry Abrahamson, Ted Kerland
  6. Drive My Blues Away
  7. Katie
  8. Waterboy Waterboy
  9. Everything Gonna Be Alright – Walter Jacobs