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In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Harvest” label released “Futurama”, the second Be-Bop Deluxe studio album. It was recorded in 1975 and was produced by Ray Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Bill Nelson– lead and backing vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Charlie Tumahai– bass, backing vocals
  • Simon Fox– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Nelson.

  1. Stage Whispers
  2. Love With the Madman
  3. Maid in Heaven
  4. Sister Seagull
  5. Sound Track
  6. Music in Dreamland
  7. Jean Cocteau
  8. Between the Worlds
  9. Swan Song

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “ABC” label released “Head over Heels”, the eighth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1975 and was produced by Mark Henry Harman, Paul Cotton, Rusty Young, Timothy B. Schmit, and George Grantham.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass
  • George Grantham– vocals, drums
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Al Garth – violin
  • Mark Henry Harman – keyboards, piano, cello
  • Jimmie Haskell– strings
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Michael Von Verdick – vocals
  • Mark Henry Harman – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Tryin’ – Timothy B. Schmit
  2. Lovin’ Arms – Rusty Young
  3. Let Me Turn Back to You – Paul Cotton
  4. Makin’ Love – Rusty Young
  5. Down in the Quarter – Paul Cotton
  6. Sittin’ on a Fence – Rusty Young
  7. Georgia, Bind My Ties – Paul Cotton
  8. Us – Rusty Young
  9. Flyin’ Solo – Timothy Schmit, Jacob Otis Brennan
  10. Dallas – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  11. I’ll Be Back Again – Timothy Schmit

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Nova” label released the self – titled, debut La Düsseldorf album. It was recorded September – December 1975, at “La Düsseldorf Studio” in Düsseldorf, “Conny Plank’s Studio” in Wolperath, Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, and was produced by Conny Plank, Klaus Dinger, Thomas Dinger, Harald Konietzko, Hans Lampe and Nikolaus VanRhein.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Dinger– vocals, guitar
  • Thomas Dinger– vocals, percussion, lighting
  • Harald Konietzko – bass
  • Hans Lampe – electronics, keyboards, percussion, synthesizer
  • Nikolaus VanRhein – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Klaus Becker – proofreading
  • Konrad Plank – engineer
  • Dinger Brothers – artwork, stylist
  • Stephen Iliffe – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Düsseldorf
  2. La Düsseldorf
  3. Silver Cloud
  4. Time

In June 1975.

In June 1975, “ABC” label released “Chocolate Chip”, the seventh Isaac Hayes studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Hot Buttered Soul Recording Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Isaac Hayes.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Hayes – vocals, keyboards, arranger
  • Emerson Able – flute, alto saxophone
  • Ben Cauley- trumpet
  • Lewis Collins – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Bill Easley – flute, alto saxophone
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • Willie Hall- drums
  • The Movement – guest artist
  • Floyd Newman – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Darrell Smith – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Lester Snell – Fender Rhodes
  • Errol Thomas – guitar, bass
  • Jackie Thomas – trombone
  • Roosevelt “Head” Green – engineer
  • Fred Valentine – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Isaac Hayes.

  1. That Loving Feeling
  2. Body Language
  3. Chocolate Chip
  4. Chocolate Chip (instrumental)
  5. I Want to Make Love to You So Bad
  6. Come Live With Me
  7. I Can’t Turn Around

In May 1975.

In May 1975, “Polydor” label released “Sex Machine Today”, the 40th James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sound Ideas Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Charles Bobbit.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – lead vocals, arrangements
  • Fred Wesley- production supervision, arrangements
  • Bob Both- production supervision, engineer
  • David Stone, Major Little – assistant engineer
  • Roger Huyssen – artwork
  • Mathieu Bitton – design

Track listing:

  1. Sex Machine Pts. 1 & 2 – James Brown, Bobby Bird, Ron Lenhoff
  2. I Feel Good – James Brown
  3. Problems – James Brown, Lee Austin
  4. Dead on It – James Brown, Fred Wesley
  5. Get Up Off of Me – James Brown, Fred Wesley
  6. Deep in It – James Brown

On May 18,1976.

On May 18, 1976, “Asylum” label released the self – titled, second Warren Zevon album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sunset Sound” and “Elektra Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, harmonica, piano, rhythm guitar, string and vocal arrangements
  • Jackson Browne- harmony vocals, piano, slide guitar
  • Lindsey Buckingham- guitar, harmony vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- harmony vocals
  • Jorge Calderón- harmony vocals
  • Marty David – bass guitar
  • Ned Doheny – guitar
  • Phil Everly- harmony vocals
  • Glenn Frey- rhythm guitar, harmony vocals
  • The Gentlemen Boys –
  • The Gentlemen Boys (Jackson Browne, Jorge Calderón, Kenny Edwards, J. D. Souther, Waddy Wachtel) – background vocals
  • Bob Glaub- bass guitar
  • Don Henley- harmony vocals
  • Billy Hinsche – harmony vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • David Lindley- banjo, fiddle, slide and electric guitar
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Roy Marinell – bass guitar
  • Stevie Nicks- vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt- harmony vocals
  • Fritz Richmond- jug
  • Sid Sharp – strings
  • D. Souther- harmony vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel– vocals, guitar
  • Carl Wilson- harmony vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Jai Winding – vocals, piano, organ, synthesizer
  • Larry Zack – drums
  • Fritz Richmond – engineer
  • John Haeny – mixing

Track listing:

 All tracks by Warren Zevon.

  1. Frank and Jesse James
  2. Mama Couldn’t Be Persuaded
  3. Back Turned Looking Down the Path
  4. Hasten Down the Wind
  5. Poor Poor Pitful Me
  6. The French Inhaler
  7. Mohammed’s Radio
  8. I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead
  9. Carmelita
  10. Join Me in L.A.
  11. Desperados Under the Eaves

On May 14, 1976.

On May 14, 1976, “Jugoton” label released “Pop”, the second Tihomir Pop Asanović album. It was recorded December 1975, January – February 1976., at “Akademik” studio in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and was produced by Tihomir Pop Asanović and Pero Ugrin.

Personnel:

  • Tihomir Pop Asanović – vocals, keyboards, conductor, arrangements
  • Janez Bončina – guitar
  • Čarli Novak – bass
  • Ratko Divjak – drums
  • Braco Doblekar – percussion
  • Jernej Podboj – tenor saxophone
  • Pero Ugrin – trumpet
  • Janez Bončina, Zdenka Kovačiček – vocals
  • Pero Razbornik, Miro Bevc – recording engineer
  • Bata Stojanović, Danilo Štrbac – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Mali crni brat – lyrics by Radović, music by Tihomir Pop Asanović
  2. Skakavac – Tihomir Pop Asanović
  3. Plejboj – lyrics by Dado Topić, music by Tihomir Pop Asanović
  4. Usamljena devojka – Tihomir Pop Asanović
  5. Dodji drugi put – lyrics by Zdenka Kovačiček
  6. Hiljadu Žena – lyrics by Dado Topić, music by Tihomir Pop Asanović
  7. Ekspres Novi Sad – Tihomir Pop Asanović
  8. O ljudima danas, o ljudima juče – lyrics by Dado Topić, music by Tihomir Pop Asanović
  9. Vremena je malo – Tihomir Pop Asanović

On May 1, 1976.

On May 1, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Edgar Allan Poe)”, the debut Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded July 1975 – January 1976, at “Abbey Road” and “Kingsway Hall” in London, “Mama Jo’s” in Hollywood, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– lead vocals, guitar, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, recorder, engineer, projectron
  • Eric Woolfson– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, harpsichord, keyboards, executive producer
  • Andrew Powell– keyboards, arranger
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Billy Lyall– piano, drums, glockenspiel, keyboards, recorder, Fender rhodes
  • Francis Monkman– organ, keyboards
  • Christopher North– keyboards
  • David Paton– lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass
  • Leonard Whiting– vocals, narrator
  • John Miles– vocals, guitar
  • Jane Powell – lead and background vocals
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Terry Sylvester– vocals
  • English Chorale– vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – vocals
  • Jack Harris– vocals
  • Bob Howes – choir
  • The English Chorale and Played Ti – choir
  • Kevin Peek– acoustic guitar
  • Laurence Juber – acoustic guitar
  • David Pack– guitar
  • Joe Puerta– bass
  • Les Hurdle – bass
  • Daryl Runswick– bass, string bass
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor
  • Stuart Tosh– vocals, cymbals, drums, Tympani
  • John Leach – vocals, percussion, cimbalom, kantele
  • Burleigh Drummond– drums
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone, clarinet
  • David Snell – harp
  • Gordon Parry – engineer
  • Tom Trefethen – assistant engineer
  • Tony Richards – assistant engineer
  • Pat Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Chris Blair – assistant engineer
  • Colin Elgie – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Hipgnosis– design, cover art
  • Aubrey Powell– photography
  • Peter Christopherson– photography
  • Storm Thorgerson– photography
  • Sam Emerson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons except where noted.

  1. A Dream Within a Dream
  2. The Raven
  3. The Tell – Tale Heart
  4. The Cask of Amontillado
  5. The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether
  6. The Fall of the House of Usher Eric Woolfson, Alan Parsons, Andrew Powell
  • Prelude
  • Arrival
  • Intermezzo
  • Pavane
  • Fall
  1. To One in Paradise

On April 23, 1976.

On April 23, 1976, “BTM” label released “Blind Dog at St. Dunstans”, the seventh Caravan studio album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, and was produced by David Hitchcock.

Personnel:

  • Pye Hastings– vocals, electric and acoustic guitars
  • Geoffrey Richardson– viola, electric guitar, flute, night-shift whistle
  • Jan Schelhaas– keyboards
  • Mike Wedgwood– vocals, bass guitar, congas
  • Richard Coughlan– drums
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Chanter Sisters– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Pye Hastings, except where noted.

  1. Here Am I
  2. Chiefs and Indians – Mike Wedgwood
  3. A Very Smelly, Grubby Little Oik
  4. Bobbing Wide
  5. Come on Bac
  6. Oik (reprise)
  7. Jack and Jill
  8. Can You Hear Me
  9. All the Way