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On February 14, 1974.

On February 14, 1974, “Harvest” label released “Valentine”, seventh Roy Harper album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner and Roy Harper.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, guitar
  • Pete Sears- electric bass
  • Mike Gibbs – brassarrangement
  • Ronnie Lane- electric bass
  • Steve Broughton – percussion
  • David Bedford- orchestral arrangements
  • Joe Petagno – artwork (carbon Roy Harper portrait)

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper, except where noted.

  1. Forbidden Fruit
  2. Male Chauvinist Pig Blues
  3. I’ll See You Again
  4. Twelve Hours of Sunset
  5. Acapulco Gold
  6. Commune
  7. Magic Woman (Liberation Reshuffle)
  8. Che
  9. North Country – traditional, arranged by Roy Harper
  10. Forever

In February 1974.

In February 1974, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut Hatfield and the North album. It was recorded October 1973 – January 1974, and was produced by Tom Newman, Phil Miller, Dave Stewart, Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle.  In the “ Q & Mojo Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock”, the album came #34 in its list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Phil Miller–  acoustic and electric guitars
  • Dave Stewart– Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, Hohner Pianet, piano, tone generator, Minimoog
  • Richard Sinclair– vocals, bass guitar
  • Pip Pyle– drums, percussion, sound effects
  • Robert Wyatt– vocals
  • Barbara Gaskin– vocals
  • Amanda Parsons – vocals
  • Ann Rosenthal – vocals
  • Cyrille Ayers – vocals
  • Sam Ellidge – voice
  • Geoff Leigh– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Didier Malherbe– tenor saxophone
  • Jeremy Baines – pixiephone, flute
  • Laurie Lewis – design

Track listing:

  1. The Stubbs Effect – Pip Pyle
  2. Big Jobs (Poo Poo Extract) – Richard Sinclair, Pip Pyle
  3. Going Up To People and Tinkling – Dave Stewart
  4. Calyx – Phil Miller
  5. Son of ‘There’s No Place Like Homerton – Dave Stewart
  6. Aigrette – Phil Miller
  7. Rifferama – Richard Sinclair
  8. Fol de Rol – Richard Sinclair, Robert Wyatt
  9. Shaving Is Boring – Pip Pyle
  10. Licks for the Ladies – Richard Sinclair, Pip Pyle
  11. Bossa Nochance – Richard Sinclair
  12. Big Jobs No. 2 (By Poo and the Wee Wees) – Richard Sinclair, Pip Pyle
  13. Lobster in Cleavage Probe – Dave Stewart
  14. Gigantic Land Crabs in Earth Takeover Bid – Dave Stewart
  15. The Other Stubbs Effect – Pip Pyle

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Pablo” label released “Satch and Josh” is album by Oscar Peterson and Count Basie. It was recorded on December 2, 1974, at “Group IV Recording Studios“ in Hollywood, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Count Basie- piano, organ
  • Oscar Peterson- piano
  • Freddie Green- guitar
  • Ray Brown- double bass
  • Louie Bellson- drums
  • Benny Green- liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Buns – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson
  2. These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) – Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey
  3. B. – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson
  4. Burnin’ – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson
  5. Exactly Like You – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  6. Jumpin’ at the Woodside – Count Basie
  7. Louie B. – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson
  8. Lester Leaps In – Lester Young
  9. Big Stockings – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson
  10. S & J Blues – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson

 

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Pablo” label released “Oscar Peterson and Roy Eldridge”,  album by Oscar Peterson and Roy Eldridge. It was recorded on December 8, 1974, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Roy Eldridge– trumpet
  • Oscar Peterson– piano

Track listing:

  1. Little Jazz – Roy Eldridge, Buster Harding
  2. She’s Funny That Way – Neil Moret, Richard Whiting
  3. The Way You Look Tonight – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
  4. Sunday – Chester Conn, Benny Krueger, Nathan “Ned” Miller, Jule Styne
  5. Bad Hat Blues – Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson
  6. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  7. Blues for Chu – Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson

 

On December 14, 1974.

On December 14, 1974, “ABC – Dunhill” label released “So What”, the third Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded December 1973 – April 1974, and was produced by Joe Walsh, John Stronach and Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, bass, guitar, piano, Moog synthesizer, mellotron, ARP, photography
  • Jody Boyer – lead and background vocals
  • Dan Fogelberg– vocals, guitar
  • Glenn Frey– lead and background vocals
  • Guille Garcia – percussion, conga
  • Bryan Garofalo – lead and background vocals, bass
  • Ron Grinel – drums
  • Don Henley– vocals, background vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Randy Meisner– vocals, background vocals
  • Kenny Passarelli– vocals, bass
  • D. Souther– lead and background vocals, guitar
  • Leonard Southwick – harmonica
  • Tom Stephenson – organ, keyboards
  • John Stronach – vocals
  • Joe Vitale– flute, drums, keyboards
  • Al Blazk, John Stronach, Bill Szymczyk – engineer
  • John Stronach, Bill Szymczyk – mixing
  • Rick Collins – mastering
  • Jimmy Wachtel – design, artwork
  • Lorrie Sullivan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Welcome to the Club
  2. Falling Down – Joe Walsh, Don Henley
  3. Pavanne for the Sleeping Beauty – Maurice Ravel
  4. Time Out – Joe Walsh, Terry Trebandt
  5. All Night Laundry Mat Blues
  6. Turn to Stone – Joe Walsh, Terry Trebandt
  7. Help Me Through the Night
  8. Country Fair
  9. Song for Emma

 

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