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.
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
All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.
Vulcan Worlds – Stanley Clarke
Where Have I Loved You Before?
The Shadows of Lo – Lenny White
Where Have I Danced with You Before?
Beyond the Seventh Galaxy
Earth Juice – Chick Corea, Lenny White, Al Di Meola
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.
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.
Eric Carmen — vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
Wally Bryson — vocals, lead guitar
Scott McCarl — vocals, bass
Michael McBride — drums
Overnight Sensation (Hit Record) – Eric Carmen
Play On – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
Party’s Over – Wally Bryson
I Don’t Know What I Want – Eric Carmen
Rose Coloured Glasses – Scott McCarl
All Through the Night – Eric Carmen, Scott McBride
Cruisin Music – Eric Carmen
I Can Hardly Believe You’re Mine – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
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.
David Luell – alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, arranger
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.
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.
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
All track by McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters), except where noted.
Rollin’ and Tumblin’
Just to Be with You – Berney Roth
Electric Man – Amelia Cooper, Terry Abrahamson
Trouble No More
Unk in Funk – Amelia Cooper, Terry Abrahamson, Ted Kerland