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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

In January 1976.

In January 1976, “Milestone” label released “Black Narcissus”, the 20th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1974, at “Studios Europa Sonor” in Paris, April 1975, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews and Joe Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax
  • Joachim Kühn – piano
  • Patrick Gleeson – synthesizer, arranger
  • David Friesen – bass 
  • Jean-François Jenny-Clark – bass
  • Daniel Humair – drums, cover painting
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Bill Summers – congas, percussion
  • Bruce Walford – engineer
  • Claude Martenot – engineer
  • Neil Schwartz – engineer
  • Seth Dworkin – engineer
  • Skip Shimmin – engineer
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Lance Anderson – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. Black Narcissus
  2. Hindsight and Forethought
  3. Power to the People
  4. Amoeba
  5. Good Morning Heartache – Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher
  6. The Other Side of Right

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Pablo” label released “The Giants” an album by Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, and Ray Brown. It was recorded on December 7, 1974, at “MGM Studios” and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson – piano, organ
  • Joe Pass – guitar
  • Ray Brown – double bass
  • Norman Granz – layout, design
  • Phil Stern – photography

Track listing:

  1. Riff Blues – Oscar Peterson
  2. Who Cares? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Jobim – Joe Pass, Oscar Peterson
  4. Blues for Dennis – Oscar Peterson
  5. Sunny – Bobby Hebb
  6. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  7. Caravan – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol
  8. Eyes of Love – Quincy Jones, Bob Russell

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Tasty”, the second Good Rats album. It was recorded in 1974, at “House of Music” in New Jersey, and was produced by Stephan Galfas.

Personnel:

  • Peppi Marchello – lead vocals, harmonica, bats, arrangements
  • Mickey Marchello – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • John “The Cat” Gatto – guitar, arrangements
  • Lenny Kotke – vocals, bass, arrangements
  • Joe Franco – drums, arrangements
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Peppi Marchello.

  1. Back To My Music
  2. Injun Joe
  3. Tasty
  4. Papa Poppa
  5. Klash-Ka-Bob
  6. Fireball Express
  7. Fred Upstairs & Ginger Snappers
  8. 300 Boys
  9. Phil Fleish
  10. Songwriter

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Epic” label released “7-Tease”, the 14th Donovan studio album. It was recorded September – October 1974, and was produced by Norbert Putnam, Donovan Leitch and Mark Radice.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Reggie Young – electric guitar
  • Teddy Erwin – electric guitar
  • Johnny Christopher – rhythm guitar
  • David Briggs – keyboards, string arrangement
  • Norbert Putnam – bass guitar
  • Red Callender – bass guitar
  • Kenneth Buttrey – drums, percussion
  • Mike Melvoin – keyboards
  • Earl Palmer – drums, percussion
  • Ben Cauley, Charlie Rose, Harrison Calloway, Harvey Thompson, Ronnie Eades, Bill Puett, George Tidwell, George Bohanon, Johnny Rotella, Tony Terran – horns
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie, Byron Warner, Florence Warner, Ginger Holladay, Lea Jane Berinati, Mary Holladay – background vocals
  • Sheldon Kurland – concertmaster

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Rock and Roll Souljer
  2. Your Broken Heart
  3. Salvation Stomp
  4. The Ordinary Family
  5. Ride-a-Mile
  6. Sadness
  7. Moon Rok
  8. Love of My Life
  9. The Voice of Protest
  10. How Silly
  11. The Greatest Song of the Sky
  12. The Quest

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Epic” label released “Beaded Dreams Through Turquoise Eyes”, the sixth Redbone studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Pat Vegas and Lolly Vegas.

Personnel:

  1. Lolly Vegas – lead vocals, lead guitar
  2. Tony Bellamy – rhythm guitar, congas, background vocals
  3. Pat Vegas – lead vocals, Fender bass, Roto-bass
  4. Butch Rillera – drums, percussion, background vocals
  5. Bonnie Bramlett – backing vocals
  6. Merry Clayton – backing vocals
  7. Clydie King – backing vocals
  8. Gene Page – string arrangements
  9. Dave Blumberg – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Lolly Vegas, except where noted.

  1. One More Time
  2. Suzi Girl
  3. Only You and Rock and Roll – Pat Vegas, Lolly Vegas
  4. Blood Sweat and Tears – Pat Vegas
  5. Cookin’ with D’Redbone
  6. (Beaded Dreams Through) Turquoise Eyes – Pat Vegas
  7. Beautiful Illusion
  8. Interstate Highway 101 – Pat Vegas
  9. I’ll Never Stop Loving You – Pat Vegas, Lolly Vegas
  10. Moon When Four Eclipse

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Pausa” label released “Thad Jones/Mel Lewis and Manuel De Sica and the Jazz Orchestra”, album by Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra. It was recorded in September 1973, and in July 1974, in Perugia, Italy.

Personnel:

  • 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