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On November 25, 1974.

On November 25, 1974, “Atlantic” label released “With Everything I Feel in Me”, the twenty-first Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January–April, 1974, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City and “Criteria Studios” in Miami, FL, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler and Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Ken Bichel– synthesizer, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Gordon Edwards – bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Albhy Galuten– synthesizer
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements, horn arrangements, synthesizer arrangements
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Robbie McIntosh– percussion
  • The Memphis Horns– horns
    • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
    • Ed Logan– tenor saxophone
    • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
    • James Mitchell– baritone saxophone
    • Jack Hale– trombone
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Leon Pendarvis– Hammond organ
  • Bernard Purdie– drums
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Pat Rebillot– mellotron
  • Pat Smith – background vocals
  • Hamish Stuart– percussion
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Richard Tee– piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond organ
  • Gene Paul, Karl Richardson – recording engineer
  • Lew Hahn – additional engineering
  • Arif Mardin, Gene Paul – mixing
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • Joel Brodsky – photography

Track listing:

  1. Without Love – Carolyn Franklin, Ivy Jo Hunter
  2. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. When You Get Right Down to It – Barry Mann
  4. You’ll Never Get to Heaven – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. With Everything I Feel in Me – Aretha Franklin
  6. I Love Every Little Thing About You – Stevie Wonder
  7. Sing It Again – Say It Again – Carolyn Franklin
  8. All of These Things – James Cleveland
  9. You Move Me – Glen Murdock, Mike Keck

 

On October 28, 1974.

On October 28, 1974, “MPS Records” label released “Feel”, the fifth George Duke studio album. It was recorded in May 1974, at “Paramount Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Baldhard G. Falk.

Personnel:

  • George Duke– vocals, bass synthesizer, keyboards
  • Flora Purim– vocals
  • Obdewl’l X– guitar
  • John Heard– acoustic and electric bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler– percussion, drums,
  • Airto Moreira– percussion
  • Baldhard G. Falk – photography
  • Kerry McNabb – recording, mixing
  • Wilfried “Sätty” Podriech – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by George Duke, except where noted.

  1. Funny Funk
  2. Love
  3. The Once Over – Leon Chancler.
  4. Feel
  5. Old Slippers
  6. Theme from the Opera “Tzina”
  7. Yana Aminah
  8. Rashid
  9. Statement

 

On October 26, 2018.

On October 26, 2018, “BMG Music” label released “Here If You Listen”, album by David Crosby and The Lighthouse Band. It was recorded in 2018, at “Atlantic Sound”, “Flux Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Michael League, David Crosby, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Fab Dupont.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby — lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, linear notes
  • Michael League — lead and backing vocals, acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, baritone and electric guitar, electric bass guitar, Arp Omni, MiniMoog
  • Becca Stevens — lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, 6 and 7 string electric guitars, hammertone guitar, charango, ukulele
  • Michelle Willis — lead and backing vocals, Arp Omni, Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Rhodes, piano, Wurlitzer organ, pump organ
  • Bill Laurence — piano
  • Fab Dupont, Josh Welshman – engineers
  • Fab Dupont – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Emilia Canas Mendes – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Crosby, Michael League, Becca Stevens, and Michelle Willis, except where noted.

  1. Glory
  2. Vagrants of Venice
  3. 1974
  4. Your Own Ride – David Crosby, Bill Laurence, Michael League, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis
  5. Buddha on a Hill
  6. I Am No Artists – Jane Tyson Clement, Becca Stevens
  7. 1967
  8. Balanced on a Pin
  9. Other Half Rule
  10. Janet
  11. Woodstock – Joni Mitchell

 

On October 11, 1974.

On October 11, 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Paper Money”, the second Montrose studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Ted Templeman and Ronnie Montrose.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals
  • Ronnie Montrose– lead vocals, guitar
  • Alan Fitzgerald– bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi– drums
  • Mark Jordan – piano
  • Nick DeCaro – mellotron
  • Donn Landee– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Underground – Ilene Rappaport
  2. Connection – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. The Dreamer – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  4. Starliner – Ronnie Montrose
  5. I Got the Fire – Ronnie Montrose
  6. Spaceage Sacrifice – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  7. We’re Going Home – Ronnie Montrose
  8. Paper Money – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose

On October 1, 1975.

On October 1, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Changes One”, the 47th Charles Mingus album. It was recorded in December 1974, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ilhan Mimaroglu.

Personnel:

  • Charles Mingus– bass
  • Jack Walrath– trumpet
  • George Adams– tenor saxophone
  • Don Pullen– piano
  • Dannie Richmond– drums
  • Nesuhi Ertegün– executive producer
  • Gene Paul– recording engineer
  • Paula Scher– cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Mingus except where noted.

  1. Remember Rockefeller at Attica
  2. Sue’s Changes
  3. Devil Blues – George Adams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Charlie Mingus
  4. Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love

 

On July 11, 1975.

On July 11, 1975, “Threshold” and “Decca” labels released “From Mighty Oaks” the debut Ray Thomas album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by Ray Thomas and Derek Varnals.

Personnel:

  •  Ray Thomas – lead and backing vocals, flute, bass flute, harmonica
  • Richard Hewson– orchestral arranger, conductor
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Nicky James – backing vocals, percussion
  • John Jones – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Trevor Jones – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Moran– keyboards
  • Dave Potts – drums, percussion
  • Mike Silver– acoustic guitar, backing vocal
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Dave Baker – 2nd engineer
  • Phil Travers – illustration, design
  • Graham Hughes – photography
  • Mike Pulland – photography

Track listing:

  1. From Mighty Oaks – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  2. Hey Mama Life – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  3. Play It Again – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  4. Rock-A-Bye Baby Blues – Nicky James
  5. High Above My Head – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  6. Love Is the Key – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  7. You Make Me Feel Alright – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  8. Adam and I – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  9. I Wish We Could Fly – Ray Thomas