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On September 20, 1975.

On September 20, 1975, “Kirshner” label released “Masque”, the third Kansas studio album. It was recorded in 1975 and was produced by Jeff Glixman.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, clavinet, Moog synthesizer, congas
  • Kerry Livgren– lead and rhythm guitars, acoustic guitar, piano, clavinet, Moog and ARP synthesizers
  • Robby Steinhardt– lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Dave Hope– bass guitar
  • Phil Ehart– drums, percussion
  • Earl Lon Price – saxophone
  • Lee Peterzell – engineer
  • Jimmy Stroud – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Walsh, except where noted.

  1. It Takes a Woman’s Love (To Make a Man)
  2. Two Cents Worth – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  3. Icarus – Borne on Wings of Steel – Kerry Livgren
  4. All the World – Steve Walsh, Robby Steinhardt
  5. Child of Innocence – Kerry Livgren
  6. It’s You
  7. Mysteries and Mayhem – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  8. The Pinnacle – Kerry Livgren

On September 19, 1991.

On September 19, 1991, “Strata-East” label released “Steadfast”, the second John Hicks studio album. It was recorded in May 1975, in London.

Personnel:

  • John Hicks – piano
  • Ulrich Hofmann – design
  • Malcolm Addey – digital mastering
  • Duncan Stanbury – digital transfer
  • Manfred Rinderspacher – photography

Track listing:

  1. One for John Mixon – John Hicks
  2. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  3. Pensativa – Clare Fischer
  4. Sophisticated Lady – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
  5. Hamp’s Dance – John Hicks
  6. My One and Only Love – R. Guy
  7. Steadfast – John Hicks
  8. Serenade – J. Walters
  9. Without a Song – Vincent Youmans
  10. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz
  11. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  12. A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square – Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin
  13. The Bright Eyes – John Hicks

On September 9, 1975.

On September 9, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Hotline”, the sixth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk, Allan Blazek, and Seth Justman.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals, arranger
  • Geils– guitar, arranger
  • Magic Dick– harmonica, arranger
  • Seth Justman– keyboards, arranger
  • Danny Klein– bass, arranger
  • Stephen Bladd – drums, arranger
  • Allan Blazek, Bill Szymczyk, David Thoener – engineer
  • Alex Sadkin – mastering
  • Juke Joint Jimmy – special assistance, photography
  • Peter Corriston – design
  • Louis Brooks – cover design
  • Peter Corriston – cover art concept

Track listing:

  1. Love-Ltis – Harvey Scales, Albert Vance
  2. Easy Way Out – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  3. Think It Over – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  4. Be Careful (What You Do) – John Brim
  5. Jealous Love – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  6. Mean Love – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  7. Orange Driver – Eddie “Guitar” Burns
  8. Believe in Me – Curtis Mayfield
  9. Fancy Footwork – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf

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