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In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Epic” label released “This Time We Mean”, the fifth REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Allan Blazek and Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Mike Murphy – lead vocals
  • Gary Richrath– guitar, lead vocals
  • Neal Doughty– keyboards
  • Gregg Philbin – bass, backing vocals
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Reelin – Mike Murphy
  2. Headed for a Fall – Gary Richrath
  3. River of Life – Mike Murphy
  4. Out of Control – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Tom Nixon
  5. You Better Realize – Mike Murphy
  6. Gambler – Gary Richrath
  7. Candalera – Gary Richrath
  8. Lies – Mike Murphy
  9. Dance – Gary Richrath
  10. Dream Weaver – Gary Richrath
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In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Capitol” label released “Stop” the second Eric Burdon Band album. It was recorded 1971-1973, at “Far Out Studios” in San Francisco, and “Dieter Dierks Studios” in Cologne Germany, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein and John Sterling.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – lead vocals
  • Kim Kesterson, Randy Rice – bass
  • John Sterling, Aalon Butler – guitar
  • Terry Ryan – keyboards
  • Alvin Taylor, George Suranovich – drums
  • Moses Wheelock, Alvin Taylor – percussion
  • Recording engineers: Chris Huston, Dieter Dierks
  • Remix engineers: Chris Huston, Ed Barton
  • Album design, design concept: Thomas Warkentin, Jerry Goldstein, Bob Weiner
  • Illustration: Thomas Warkentin (from photo by Jim Newport)

Track listing:

  1. City Boy – Eric Burdon, John Sterling
  2. Gotta Get it On – John Sterling, Peter Hodgson
  3. The Man – John Sterling, Jay Mitthauer, Terry Ryan
  4. I’m Lookin’ Up – John Sterling, Kim Kesterson
  5. Rainbow – Eric Burdon, Kim Kesterson, Billy Ray Morris
  6. All I Do – Eric Burdon, Kim Kesterson, John Sterling
  7. Funky Fever – Terry Ryan, John Sterling
  8. Be Mine – John Sterling
  9. The Way it Should Be – John Sterling
  10. Stop – John Sterling, Kim Kesterson, Robert Haney

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “BTM” label released “Scheherazade and Other Stories”, the sixth Renaissance studio album. It was recorded in May 1975, at “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by David Hitchcock, Annie Haslam, Michael Dunford, John Tout, Jon Camp and Terence Sullivan.

Personnel:

  • Annie Haslam– lead and backing vocals
  • Michael Dunford – acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • John Tout – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jon Camp – bass, bass pedals, lead and backing vocals
  • Terence Sullivan – drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Tony Cox – orchestral arrangements
  • John Kurlander – engineer
  • Patrick Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Hipgnosis- cover design
  • T. (Terry) Penman – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Trip to the Fair – Michael Dunford, Betty Thatcher, John Tout
  2. The Vultures Fly High – Michael Dunford, Betty Thatcher
  3. Ocean Gypsy – Michael Dunford, Betty Thatcher
  4. Song of Scheherazade
  5. Fanfare – John Tout
  6. The Betrayal – Jon Camp, Michael Dunford, John Tout
  7. The Sultan – Michael Dunford, Betty Thatcher
  8. Love Theme – Jon Camp
  9. The Young Prince and Princess as told by Scheherazade – Michael Dunford, Betty Thatcher
  10. Festival Preparations – Jon Camp, Michael Dunford, John Tout
  11. Fugue for the Sultan – JohnTout
  12. The Festival – Michael Dunford, Betty Thatcher
  13. Finale – Jon Camp, Michael Dunford, John Tout

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Reprise” label released “Fire on the Bayou”, the sixth Meters studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sea-Saint Studios”, and was produced by Allen Toussaint, Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, Cyril Neville and George Porter, Jr.

Personnel:

  • George Porter, Jr.– bass guitar
  • Joseph Modeliste– drums, graphic design
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar, vocals
  • Art Neville– keyboards
  • Cyril Neville– congas, percussion
  • Wardell Quezergue– horn arrangements
  • Russ Ballard– composer
  • Marshall Sehorn– executive producer, remixing
  • Efram Turchick – project manager
  • Tim Livingston – project manager
  • Roberta Grace – engineer
  • Ken Laxton – engineer, remixing
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Al Quaglieri – mastering
  • Bunny Matthews– liner notes
  • Rich Russell – design
  • Paul Howrilla (aka Paul Andrew) – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr. except where noted.

  1. Out in the Country
  2. Fire on the Bayou – by Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr., Cyril Neville
  3. Love Slip Upon Ya
  4. Talkin’ ‘Bout New Orleans – Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr., Cyril Neville
  5. They All Ask’d for You
  6. Can You Do Without?
  7. Liar – Russ Ballard
  8. You’re a Friend of Mine
  9. Middle of the Road
  10. Running Fast
  11. Mardi Gras Mambo – Frankie Adams, Lou Welsch, Ken Elliot

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “RCA Victor” label released “Power in the Music”, the fifteenth and final  Guess Who album. It was recorded in March 1975, and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Garry Peterson– drums, backing vocals
  • Domenic Troiano– guitars, backing vocals
  • Bill Wallace– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian Christian – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Burton Cummings and Domenic Troiano.

  1. Down and Out Woman
  2. Women
  3. When the Band Was Singin’ (Shakin’ All Over)
  4. Dreams
  5. Rich World/Poor World
  6. Rosanne
  7. Coors for Sunday
  8. Shopping Bag Lady
  9. Power in the Music

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “RCA” label released “Metal Machine Music” (subtitled The Amine β Ring), the fifth Lou Reed solo album.It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Lou Reed. The album features music pieces without the usual song structure, an hour of modulated feedback and guitar effects, mixed at varying speeds, and is considered a forerunner of industrial and noise rock,

Personnel:

Lou Reed – guitars, keyboards, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Metal Machine Music, Part 1
  2. Metal Machine Music, Part 2
  3. Metal Machine Music, Part 3
  4. Metal Machine Music, Part 4

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “ABC” label released “Head Over Heels”, the ninth 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- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Al Garth– violin
  • Mark Henry Harman– keyboards, piano, cello, recording engineer
  • Jimmie Haskell– strings
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Michael Von Verdick– vocals

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 B. Schmit, Jacob Otis Brennan
  10. Dallas – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  11. I’ll Be Back Again – Timothy B. Schmit