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In December 1975.

In December 1975, “MPS” label released “Karuna Supreme”, the eight John Handy album. It was recorded on November 1, 1975, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Joachim-Ernst Berendt.

Personnel:

  • John Handy- alto saxophone
  • Ali Akbar Khan- sarod
  • Zakir Hussain- tabla
  • Yogish S. Sahota – tanpura

Track listing:

  1. Ganesha’s Jubilee Dance – Ali Akbar Khan, John Handy
  2. Karuna Supreme – Ali Akbar Khan
  3. The Soul and the Atma – Ali Akbar Khan, Ustad Allauddin Khan
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In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Impulse” label released “Sizzle”, the eighth Sam Rivers album. It was recorded on December 9, 1975, at “Generation Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Sam Rivers- soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute, piano
  • Ted Dunbar- guitar
  • Dave Holland- bass, cello
  • Barry Altschul- drums
  • Warren Smith- drums, vibes, tympani

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Rivers

  1. Dawn
  2. Flare
  3. Flame
  4. Scud

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “ECM” label released “Solstice”, the fourth Ralph Towner album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Arne Bendiksen Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ralph Towner– 12-string and classical guitar, piano
  • Jan Garbarek– tenor and soprano saxophone, flute
  • Eberhard Weber– bass, cello
  • Jon Christensen– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All compositions by Ralph Towner except where noted.

  1. Oceanus
  2. Visitation
  3. Drifting Petals
  4. Nimbus
  5. Winter Solstice
  6. Piscean Dance
  7. Red and Black
  8. Sand – Eberhard Weber

 

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Mercury” label released “Head On”, the fifth Bachman–Turner Overdrive studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “RCA Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Randy Bachman.

Personnel:

  • Randy Bachman- vocals, guitar
  • F. Turner- vocals, bass guitar
  • Blair Thornton- guitar
  • Robbie Bachman- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Little Richard- piano
  • Barry Keane – congas
  • Engineer: Mark Smith

Track listing:

  1. Find Out About Love – Randy Bachman
  2. It’s Over – C.F. Turner, Blair Thornton
  3. Average Man – Randy Bachman, Robbie Bachman
  4. Woncha Take Me for a While – F. Turner, Randy Bachman
  5. Wild Spirit – F.Turner, Blair Thornton
  6. Take It Like a Man – F. Turner, Blair Thornton
  7. Lookin’ Out for #1 – Randy Bachman
  8. Away from Home – Blair Turner
  9. Stay Alive (mono) – Randy Bachman
  10. Down to the Line – Randy Bachman, Kim Fowley, Mark Anthony, Vincent Furnier

 

 

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Evening Star”, the second Robert Fripp and Brian Eno studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by Robert Fripp and Brian Eno. The album’s cover was a painting by Peter Schmidt.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Brian Eno– tape loops, synthesizer, piano
  • Peter Schmidt– cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno and Robert Fripp, except where noted.

  1. Wind on Water
  2. Evening Star
  3. Evensong
  4. Wind on Wind – Brian Eno
  5. An Index of Metals