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In August 1978.

In August 1978, “Jet” label released “Kingdom of Madness”, the debut Magnum studio album. It was recorded 1975 – 1978, at “De Lane Sea Studios” in London, and was produced by Jake Commander.

Personnel:

  • Bob Catley — vocals
  • Tony Clarkin – guitar
  • Wally Lowe – bass
  • Richard Bailey – keyboards, flute
  • Kex Gorin – drums
  • Dave Morgan – bass, vocals
  • Engineered by Dick Plant, Barry Kidd, Dave Strickland
  • Mastered by Kevin Metcalf

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Clarkin.

  1. In the Beginning
  2. Baby Rock Me
  3. Universe
  4. Kingdom of Madness
  5. All That is Real
  6. Bringer
  7. Invasion
  8. Lords of Chaos
  9. All Come Together
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In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Jaco Pastorius album. It was recorded in October 1975, at “Camp Colomby Studios”; “Columbia Recording Studios C&B” in New York City and was produced by Bobby Colomby.

Personnel:

  • Jaco Pastorius – electric bass
  • Don Alias– congas, bongos, percussion, okonkoko iya, afuche
  • Herbie Hancock- clavinet, Fender Rhodes, electric piano, piano
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums
  • Sam Moore, Dave Prater– vocals
  • Randy Brecker, Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Peter Graves – bass trombone
  • David Sanborn- alto sax
  • Michael Brecker- tenor sax
  • Howard Johnson- baritone sax
  • Alex Darqui – Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Lenny White, Bobby Economou – drums
  • David Nadien, Harry Lookofsky, Paul Gershman, Joe Malin, Harry Cykman, Harold Kohon, Matthew Raimondi, Max Pollinkoff, Arnold Black – violin
  • Stewart Clarke, Manny Vardi, Julian Barber, Al Brown – viola
  • Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, Beverly Lauridsen, Alan Shulman– cello
  • Michael Gibbs- string arrangement
  • Wayne Shorter- soprano sax
  • Othello Molineaux – steel drums
  • Leroy Williams – steel drums
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Hubert Laws- piccolo, flute
  • Richard Davis– bass
  • Homer Mensch– bass
  • Michael Gibbs- string arrangement, conductor

Track listing:
All tracks by Jaco Pastorius, except where noted.

  1. Donna Lee – Miles Davis
  2. Come On, Come Over – Jaco Pastorius, Bob Herzog
  3. Continuum
  4. Kuru/Speak Like a Child – Jaco Pastorius, Herbie Hancock
  5. Portrait of Tracy
  6. Opus Pocus
  7. Okonkolé Y Trompa – Jaco Pastorius, Don Alias
  8. (Used to Be a) Cha-Cha
  9. Forgotten Love

 

In August 1975.

On August 20, 1975, “Capricorn” label released “Searchin’ for a Rainbow”, the fourth  Marshall Tucker Band studio album. It was recorded July 1974 – May / June 1975, and was produced by Paul Hornsby.

Personnel:

  • Doug Gray- lead vocals, percussion
  • Toy Caldwell- electric, acoustic and steel guitar, lead vocals
  • Tommy Caldwell- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • George McCorkle- electric and acoustic guitars, banjo
  • Jerry Eubanks- flute, alto, baritone and tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Paul Riddle – drums
  • Dickey Betts- guitar solo
  • Paul Hornsby– piano, organ
  • Charlie Daniels– fiddle
  • Chuck Leavell– electric piano
  • Jerome Joseph – congas
  • Al McDonald – mandolin
  • Leo LaBranche – trumpet and horn section arrangements
  • George Marino- mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Toy Caldwell, except where noted.

  1. Fire on the Mountain – George McCorkle
  2. Searchin’ for a Rainbow
  3. Walkin’ and Talkin’
  4. Virginia
  5. Bob Away My Blues
  6. Keeps Me from All Wrong – Tommy Caldwell
  7. Bound and Determined
  8. Can’t You See” (Recorded Live July 31, 1974 at the Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee Wisconsin)

 

 

 

 

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “De-Lite” label released “Spirit of the Boogie”, the sixth Kool & the Gang studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Media Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce and George “Funky” Brown.

Personnel:

  • Amir-Salaam Bayyan – guitar
  • Khalis Bayyan- piano, arranger, tenor sax, vocals, clavinet, kalimba, arp
  • Robert “Kool” Bell- bass, vocals
  • Donal Boyce – vocals
  • George “Funky” Brown- percussion, piano, drums, vocals
  • Godfrey Diamond – engineer, mixing
  • Ron Saint Germain – Engineer
  • Harvey Goldberg – engineer, mixing
  • Alec Head, Ray Janos – engineer
  • Robert “Spike” Mickens – percussion, trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals
  • Otha Nash – trombone, vocals
  • Terry Rosiello – engineer
  • Dennis “D.T.” Thomas – flute, alto sax, vocals
  • Ricky West – vocals, clavinet
  • Henry Arvinger – photography
  • Claydes E.X. Smith– guitar
  • Something Sweet – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Spirit of the Boogie – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  2. Ride the Rhythm – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  3. Jungle Jazz – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  4. Sunshine and Love – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  5. Ancestral Ceremony – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  6. Mother Earth – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  7. Winter Sadness – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Smith, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown
  8. Caribbean Festival – Amir-Salaam Bayyan, Khalis Bayyan, Robert “Kool” Bell, Donal Boyce, George “Funky” Brown

 

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Pick of the Litter”, the sixth Spinners studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was produced by Thom Bell.

Personnel:

  • Billy Henderson, Bobby Smith, Philippé Wynne, Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson– vocals
  • Barbara Ingram, Carla Benson, Evette Benton – backing vocals
  • MFSB– strings, horns
  • Tony Bell, Bobby Eli, Don Murray – guitars
  • Thom Bell– keyboards
  • Bob Babbitt– bass guitar
  • Andrew Smith – drums
  • Larry Washington – congas, bongos

Track listing:

  1. Honest I Do – Sherman Marshall, Philip Pugh, Thom Bell
  2. I Don’t Want to Lose You – Linda Creed, Thom Bell
  3. Love or Leave – Charles Simmons, Bruce Hawes, Joseph B. Jefferson
  4. Sweet Love of Mine – Vinnie Barrett, Bobby Eli
  5. All That Glitters Ain’t Gold – Philip Terry, Theodore Life, Talmadge Conway
  6. You Made a Promise to Me – Charles Simmons, Bruce Hawes, Joseph B. Jefferson
  7. Games People Play – Joseph B. Jefferson, Bruce Hawes, Charles Simmons
  8. Just as Long as We Have Love – Vinnie Barrett, Bruce Hawes

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “Hi” label released “Al Green Is Love”, the ninth Al Green studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by Willie Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Larry Lee, Teenie Hodges- guitar
  • Leroy Hodges- bass
  • Charles Hodges- organ, piano
  • Howard Grimes- drums, congas
  • Conga Lou (Johnny Keyes) – congas
  • Archie Turner, Michael Allen – piano
  • Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes, Sandra Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Andrew Love, Lewis Collins – tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone, string arrangements
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • The Memphis Strings – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Green; except where noted.

  1. L-O-V-E (Love) – Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges
  2. Rhymes – Al Green, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges
  3. The Love Sermon – Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle
  4. There Is Love – Willie Mitchell, Lawrence Seymore, Yvonne Mitchell
  5. Could I Be the One? – Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Ann Mitchell
  6. Love Ritual
  7. I Didn’t Know
  8. Oh Me, Oh My (Dreams in My Arms) – Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges
  9. I Gotta Be More (Take Me Higher)
  10. I Wish You Were Here – Willie Mitchell

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “United Artists” label released “Acid Queen”, the second Tina Turner solo album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Denny Diante, Spencer Proffer and Ike Turner.

Personnel:

  • Tina Turner– lead vocals
  • Ike Turner– vocals, arranger
  • Ed Greene– drums
  • Henry Davis – bass guitar
  • Ray Parker Jr.– guitars
  • Spencer Proffer – guitars, arranger
  • Jerry Peters– keyboard instruments
  • Clarence McDonald– keyboards
  • Jeffrey Marmelzat  – keyboards, arranger
  • Joe Clayton – congas
  • Alan Lindgren – Arp, Moog synthesizer, string ensemble

Track listing:

  1. Under My Thumb – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  2. Let’s Spend the Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Acid Queen – Pete Townshend
  4. I Can See for Miles – Pete Townshend
  5. Whole Lotta Love – John Bonham, Willie Dixon, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  6. Baby Get It On – Ike Turner
  7. Bootsy Whitelaw – Ike Turner
  8. Pick Me Tonight – Ike Turner
  9. Rockin’ and Rollin’ – Ike Turner