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In February 1976.

In February 1976, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Starcastle studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Golden Voice Studios” in Pekin, Illinois, and was produced by Tommy Vicari.


  • Terry Luttrell- lead vocals
  • Gary Strater – vocals, bass, taurus pedals
  • Stephen Tassler – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Herb Schildt- organ, synthesizers, piano
  • Matthew Stewart – guitars, vocals
  • Stephen Hagler – vocals, guitars
  • Engineeredby Norm Kinney, Tommy Vicari
  • Paul Tassler, Irv Zuckerman, Steve Schankman Artistic Vision, Ltd. – personal direction
  • Ed Lee – art direction
  • Alex Ebel – illustration
  • David Gulick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Terry Luttrell, Gary Strater, Stephen Tassler, Herb Schildt, Matthew Stewart and Stephen Hagler.

  1. Lady of the Lake
  2. Elliptical Seasons
  3. Forces
  4. Stargate
  5. Sunfield
  6. To the Fire Wind
  7. Nova

On September 21, 1973.


On September 21, 1973, “A&M” label released “Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music”, the eighth Billy Preston album. It was recorded March – May 1973, and was produced by Billy Preston.


  • Billy Preston – vocals, keyboards, bass guitar, producer
  • David Walker– guitar
  • Dennis Coates – banjo
  • Hubert Heard – keyboards
  • Kenneth Lupper – keyboards
  • Choir of Divine Guidance Youth Choir, directed by Rodena Fairley
  • Paul Riser– string & horn arrangements
  • Clarence McDonald– arrangement
  • Manuel Kellough – drums
  • Tommy Vicari – engineer
  • Robert Young – art director

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Preston, except where noted.

  1. Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music
  2. You’re So Unique
  3. How Long Has the Train Been Gone – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  4. My Soul is a Witness – Billy Preston, Joe Greene
  5. Sunday Morning – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  6. You’ve Got Me For Company – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  7. Listen to the Wind – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  8. Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music (reprise)
  9. Space Race
  10. Do You Love Me? – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  11. I’m So Tired – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  12. It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding) -Bob Dylan
  13. Minuet For Me