Dewey Redman – Coincide (1975)

Coincide is the third headlining album by American free-jazz saxist Dewey Redman, released in 1975 on Impulse! The album was recorded on September 9–10, 1974, at N.Y.C.’s Generation Sound Studios. Violinist Leroy Jenkins and bassist Norris Jones (aka Sirone) were cohorts in the Revolutionary Ensemble. Trumpeter Ted Daniel and drummer Eddie Moore round out the combo. […]

Joe Henderson – Canyon Lady (1975)

Canyon Lady is a jazz-funk album by American saxist Joe Henderson, released in May 1975 on Milestone. Notable players on the album include keyboardist George Duke, trombonist Julian Priester, trumpeter Luis Gasca, and reedists Hadley Caliman and Ray Pizzi. The album was recorded at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, Calif., on October 1–3, 1973. “Tres Palabras” […]

Average White Band ‎– Cut the Cake (1975)

Cut the Cake is the third album by Scottish soul-funk group the Average White Band, released in June 1975 on Atlantic. The album is their second for the label and the first to feature drummer Steve Ferrone, who stepped in following the death of founding member Robbie McIntosh. Bassist/singer Alan Gorrie and guitarist/singer Hamish Stuart […]

Supertramp ‎– Crisis? What Crisis? (1975)

Crisis? What Crisis? is the fourth album by English symphonic-pop band Supertramp, released in 1975 on A&M. The release was the band’s second to feature the “classic” lineup that premiered on the prior year’s Crime of the Century LP. Tracklist: A1. Easy Does It A2. Sister Moonshine A3. Ain’t Nobody But Me A4. A Soapbox […]

Rupert Holmes ‎– Rupert Holmes (1975)

Rupert Holmes is the second album by the namesake American composer, released in 1975 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. Too Scared To Sing A2. Brass Knuckles A3. You Burned Yourself Out A4. Deco Lady A5. I Don’t Want to Hold Your Hand B1. Rifles and Rum B2. Studio Musician B3. Everything Gets Better When You’re Drunk […]

Roxy Music ‎– Siren (1975)

Siren is the fifth album by Euro-style English sextet Roxy Music. Released in 1975, the album — which completes the Jobson trilogy that also includes Stranded (1973) and Country Life (1974) — would be the band’s last before their initial split. Continuing the trilogy’s romanticism of decadence and dissonance, the album is highlighted by the […]

Peter Hammill ‎– Nadir’s Big Chance (1975)

Nadir’s Big Chance is the fifth solo album by singer-songwriter Peter Hammill, released in February 1975 on Charisma. He’s backed on all eleven songs by the Pawn Hearts lineup of Van der Graaf Generator, which reformed just prior to the sessions for this album. Sleeve notes: “The way of it is this: I was sitting […]

Kansas – Song for America (1975)

Song for America is the second album by American symphonic-hard rockers Kansas, released in February 1975 on CBS-subsidiary Kirshner. Tracklist: A1. “Down the Road” (3:43) A2. “Song for America” (9:59) A3. “Lamplight Symphony” (8:11) B1. “Lonely Street” (5:41) B2. “The Devil Game” (5:01) B3. “Incomudro / Hymn to the Atman” (12:11) Credits: Steve Walsh – […]

Harmonium – Les Cinq Saisons (1975)

Les Cinq Saisons is the second album by Quebecois symphonic/folk band Harmonium, released in 1975 on Celebration Records. Tracklist: A1. “Vert” (5:34) A2. “Dixie” (3:26) A3. “Depuis l’automne” (10:25) B1. “En Pleine Face” (4:51) B2. “Histoires sans Paroles” (17:12) Credits: Serge Fiori — vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar, transverse flute, mandolin, zither, cymbals, bass drum, spoons, […]

Finch – Glory of the Inner Force (1975)

Glory of the Inner Force is the first of three albums by Dutch instrumental symphonic/hard-rock band Finch, released in 1975 on Negram/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Register Magister” (9:18) A2. “Paradoxical Moods” (10:30) B1. “Pisces” (9:30) B2. “A Bridge to Alice” (13:12) 1975 shortplayer: A. “Colossus Part I” (3:27) / B. “Colossus Part II” (3:35) Credits: Peter […]

Freddie Hubbard – Liquid Love (1975)

Liquid Love is a jazz-funk album by American trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, released in 1975 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Midnight at the Oasis” (5:29) A2. “Put It in the Pocket” (4:17) A3. “Lost Dream” (12:27) B1. “Liquid Love” (5:44) B2. “Yesterday’s Thoughts” (3:39) B3. “Kuntu” (13:20) Credits: Freddie Hubbard — trumpet, vocals, arrangements, flugel horn, producer […]

Elton John – Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975)

Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy is the ninth studio album by Elton John, released in 1975 on DJM. Tracklist: A1. “Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy” (5:46) A2. “Tower of Babel” (4:28) A3. “Bitter Fingers” (4:33) A4. “Tell Me When the Whistle Blows” (4:20) A5. “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” (6:44) B1. […]

Freda Payne – Out of Payne Comes Love (1975)

Out of Payne Comes Love is the eighth album by American soul/pop singer Freda Payne, released in 1975 on ABC. Tracklist: A1. “Look What I Found” (3:50) A2. “I Hear Rumors” (3:47) A3. “You” (3:42) A4. “Keep It Coming” (3:17) A5. “Seems So Long” (3:55) B1. “You Brought the Woman out of Me” (3:25) B2. […]

Weldon Irvine – Spirit Man (1975)

Spirit Man is the fifth album by American jazz-funk keyboardist Weldon Irvine, released in 1975 on RCA. Tracklist: A1. “We Gettin’ Down” (5:50) A2. “Softly” (0:37) A3. “Pogo Stick” (6:45) A4. “Blast Off” (4:17) B1. “Jungle Juice” (8:10) B2. “Yasmin” (4:37) B3. “The Power and the Glory” (5:44) B4. “Softly” (1:26) Credits: Weldon Irvine — […]

The Trammps – Trammps (1975)

Trammps is the first proper album by American soul act The Trammps, released in 1975 on PIR-subsidiary Golden Fleece. Tracklist: A1. “Stop and Think” (3:10) A2. “Trusting Heart” (3:20) A3. “Every Dream I Dream Is You” (3:57) A4. “Love Epidemic” (4:48) A5. “Save a Place” (5:03) B1. “Trammps Disco Theme” (3:25) B2. “Where Do We Go […]

Tim Moore – Behind the Eyes (1975)

Behind the Eyes is the second solo album by American singer/songwriter Tim Moore, released in 1975 on Asylum. Tracklist: A1. “For the Minute” (3:40) A2. “Lay Down a Line to Me” (4:45) A3. “(I Think I Wanna) Possess You” (5:00) A4. “Now I See” (3:10) A5. “Rock and Roll Love Letter” (4:24) B1. “If Somebody […]

Strawbs – Ghosts (1975)

Ghosts is the seventh album by English symphonic/folk-rock band the Strawbs, released in 1975 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Ghosts: Sweet Dreams / Night Light / Guardian Angel / Night Light” (8:33) A2. “Lemon Pie” (4:01) A3. “Starshine / Angel Wine” (5:15) A4. “Where Do You Go (When You Need a Hole to Crawl In)” (3:02) B1. […]

Spanky Wilson – Specialty of the House (1975)

Specialty of the House is the fourth album by American soul singer Spanky Wilson, released in 1975 on Westbound. The album was her first in five years and would be her last for another 16 years. Tracklist: A1. “Specialty of the House” (2:52) A2. “Missing Pieces” (3:56) A3. “I Think I’m Gonna Cry” (3:37) A4. […]

Solution – Cordon Bleu (1975)

Cordon Bleu is the third album by Dutch jazz-rock/soul band Solution, released in 1975 on Rocket. Tracklist: A1. “Chappaqua” (10:35 — :01–5:11–10:27) A2. “Third Line Part 1” (1:38) A3. “Third Line Part 2” (5:44) A4. “A Song For You” (3:55) B1. “Whirligig” (9:03) B2. “Last Detail Part 1” (2:48) B3. “Last Detail Part 2” (2:43) […]

Sonny Fortune – Awakening (1975)

Awakening is the second album by American post-bop saxophonist Sonny Fortune, released in 1975 on Horizon. Tracklist: A1. “Triple Threat” (10:25) A2. “Nommo” (9:38) B1. “Sunshower” (5:14) B2. “For Duke and Cannon” (2:58) B3. “Awakening” (12:17) Credits: Sonny Fortune — alto saxophone, flute, cowbell, chimes, percussion, claves, shaker Charles Sullivan — trumpet, flugelhorn Kenny Barron — […]

René McLean Sextet – Watch Out (1975)

Watch Out is an album by American post-bop saxist René McLean, recorded 7/9/75 with a sextet that features pianist Hubert Eaves and bassist Buster Williams. The album was released in 1975 on the Danish jazz label SteepleChase. The following year, the albums was issued stateside on Inner City Records. Tracklist: A1. “Bilad as Sudan (Land […]

Stanley Clarke – Journey to Love (1975)

Journey to Love is the third album by American jazz-rock bassist Stanley Clarke, released in 1975 on Nemperor. Tracklist: A1. “Silly Putty” (4:40) A2. “Journey to Love” (4:54) A3. “Hello Jeff” (5:16) A4. “Song to John (Part 1) (Dedicated to John Coltrane)” (4:20) B1. “Song to John (Part 2) (Dedicated to John Coltrane)” (6:05) B2. “Concerto […]

Energit – Energit (1975)

Energit is the first of two albums by the namesake Czechoslovakian jazz-rock band, released in 1975 on Supraphon. Tracklist: A. “Ráno / Morning Part I.” (17:25)* B1. “Paprsek ranního slunce (The Early Sunray)” (4:40) B2. “Noční motýl (Night Butterfly)” (7:50) B3. “Apoteóza (Apotheosis)” (2:55) B4. “Ráno (Morning Part II)” (4:05) *(:01–7:21–10:30–15:11–17:20) Credits: Bass Guitar – Jan […]

Eric Tagg – Smilin’ Memories (1975)

Smilin’ Memories is the debut solo album by American blue-eyed soul singer Eric Tagg, released in 1975 on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “Tell-Tale Eyes” (2:56) A2. “Love to Love You” (3:02) A3. “Castle of Loneliness” (4:28) A4. “Steamboat” (4:08) A5. “Sandman (Bring Me a Dream)” (4:12) B1. “The Only Thing You Said” (4:09) B2. “A Fantasy” […]

Clearlight – Forever Blowing Bubbles (1975)

Forever Blowing Bubbles is the second album by French electro/space-rock operative Clearlight, released in 1975 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Chanson” (4:50) A2. “Without Words” (7:30) A3. “Way” (8:00) B1. “Ergotrip” (6:35) B2. “Et pendant ce temps la” (4:10) B3. “Narcisse et Goldmund” (2:30) B4. “Jungle Bubbles” (3:40) Credits: Cyrille Verdeaux — grand piano, harpsichord, synthesiser, […]

Vytas Brenner – Jayeche (1975)

Jayeche is the third album by Venezuelan musician/composer Vytas Brenner, released in 1975 on Discomoda. Tracklist: A1. “Cariaco” (4:30) A2. “Sancocho De Medula” (2:04) A3. “La Restinga” (3:00) A4. “Playa de Agua” (9:00) B1. “Canchunchu Florido” (1:40) B2. “6 Por Electron” (3:20) B3. “Jayeche” (2:25) B4. “Catatumbo” (2:40) B5. “Caracas Para Locos” (5:04) B6. “Avila” […]

Toto Blanke – Spider’s Dance (1975)

Spider’s Dance is the debut solo album by German jazz-rock guitarist Toto Blanke, released in 1975 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Lady’s Bicycle Seat Smeller” (7:00) A2. “Intermission” (6:58) A3. “Rocbaron” (2:45) A4. “Toto” (6:22) B1. “Spider’s Dance” (4:33) B2. “Prelude” (0:58) B3. “Slight Touch of Hepatitis” (14:28) Credits: Toto Blanke — electric guitar, acoustic guitar, […]

Donald Byrd – Stepping Into Tomorrow (1975)

Stepping Into Tomorrow is a jazz-funk album by American trumpeter Donald Byrd, released in 1975 on Blue Note. Tracklist: A1. “Stepping Into Tomorrow” (5:13) A2. “Design a Nation” (4:20) A3. “We’re Together” (4:25) A4. “Think Twice” (6:12) B1. “Makin’ It” (3:48) B2. “Rock and Roll Again” (6:09) B3. “You Are the World” (4:31) B4. “I […]

Doug Hammond – Reflections in the Sea of Nurnen (1975)

Reflections in the Sea of Nurnen is the debut album by American jazz musician Doug Hammond, released in 1975 on Tribe. Tracklist: A1. “Fidalgo Detour” (7:32) A2. “Space II” (0:35) A3. “Wake Up Brothers” (3:05) A4. “Reflections” (4:23) B1. “For Real” (2:56) B2. “Space I” (2:00) B3. “Sea of Nurnen” (4:34) B4. “Moves” (4:29) Reissue […]

Dee Dee Sharp – Happy ‘Bout the Whole Thing (1975)

Happy ‘Bout the Whole Thing is an album by American soul singer Dee Dee Sharp, issued in 1975 on Philadelphia International Records. Released as the singer turned 30, the album was her first longplayer in 12 years. Tracklist: A1. “Love Buddies” (3:43) A2. “Touch My Life” (4:23) A3. “Ooh Child” (5:12) A4. “Real Hard Day” […]

Coke Escovedo – Coke (1975)

Coke is the debut solo album by American Latin-jazz/funk percussionist Coke Escovedo, released in 1975 on Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “No One To Depend On” (4:20) A2. “Why Can’t We Be Lovers” (3:40) A3. “Rebirth” (3:50) A4. “Easy Come, Easy Go” (3:12) A5. “Love Letters” (2:55) B1. “Hall’s Delight” (2:50) B2. “If I Ever Lose This Heaven” […]

Chico Hamilton – Peregrinations (1975)

Peregrinations is a jazz-funk album by American drummer Chico Hamilton, released in 1975 on Blue Note. Tracklist: A1. “V-O” (3:59) A2. “The Morning Side of Love” (5:18) A3. “Abdullah and Abraham” (4:16) A4. “Andy’s Walk” (4:18) A5. “Peregrinations” (3:16) B1. “Sweet Dreams” (5:54) B2. “Little Lisa” (2:49) B3. “Space for Stacy” (3:10) B4. “On and Off” […]

Bullet – The Hanged Man (1975)

The Hanged Man is a soundtrack album by English library/screen composer Alan Tew, released in 1975 under the moniker Bullet on Pickwick-subsidiary Contour Records. Tracklist: A1. “Contract Man” (2:31) A2. “G.B.H.” (2:58) A3. “Road Runner” (2:25) A4. “The Heist” (3:44) A5. “Duluth Blues” (0:53) A6. “The Spic” (1:37) A7. “Hanged Man” (2:32) B1. “Blue Panther” […]

Bruno Nicolai – Rendez Vous (1975)

Rendez Vous is a 1975 album by Italian library composer Bruno Nicolai, released on the artist’s own Gemelli label. Tracklist: A1. “Rendez-Vous” (4:54) A2. “Ambiguità” (2:25) A3. “Sgomento” (3:56) A4. “Diffidenza” (2:15) A5. “L’Ultimo Colpo” (2:17) A6. “Subdolamente” (2:00) B1. “Apprensioni” (4:32) B2. “Incertezza” (3:19) B3. “Affanno” (1:40) B4. “Turbamento” (1:57) B5. “Inchiesta” (1:36) B6. […]

Eno – Another Green World (1975)

Another Green World is the third solo album by English art-rock/electronic musician Brian Eno, released in 1975 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “Sky Saw” (3:27) A2. “Over Fire Island” (1:51) A3. “St. Elmo’s Fire” (3:01) A4. “In Dark Trees” (2:32) A5. “The Big Ship” (2:37) A6. “I’ll Come Running” (3:50) A7. “Another Green World” (1:42) B1. […]

The Brecker Brothers – The Brecker Bros. (1975)

The Brecker Bros. is the debut headlining album by the brotherly duo of trumpeter Randy Brecker and saxophonist Michael Brecker, released in 1975 on Arista. Tracklist: A1. “Some Skunk Funk” (5:52) A2. “Sponge” (4:06) A3. “A Creature of Many Faces” (7:41) A4. “Twilight” (5:45) B1. “Sneakin’ Up Behind You” (4:55) B2. “Rocks” (4:40) B3. “Levitate” […]

The Blackbyrds – City Life (1975)

City Life is the third album by American funk band The Blackbyrds, released in 1975 on Fantasy. Tracklist: A1. “Rock Creek Park” (4:35) A2. “Thankful ‘Bout Yourself” (5:11) A3. “City Life” (5:22) A4. “All I Ask” (3:50) B1. “Happy Music” (4:32) B2. “Love So Fine” (5:00) B3. “Flying High” (3:29) B4. “Hash and Eggs” (5:06) […]

The Best of Both Worlds – I Want the World to Know (1975)

I Want the World to Know is the first of two albums by the Best of Both Worlds, released in 1975 on Calla. Tracklist: A1. “Anyway the Wind Blows” (2:21) A2. “Broad Jumping” (2:52) A3. “I Want the World to Know” (4:24) A4. “Invisible Flowers” (2:59) A5. “Greedy Green” (2:46) B1. “50-50” (3:12) B2. “Lost […]

Besombes-Rizet – Pôle (1975)

Pôle is a collaborative album between experimental French musicians Philippe Besombes and Jean-Louis Rizet, released in 1975 as a two-LP set on the title-sake Pôle label. Tracklist: A1. “Haute pression” (10:56) A2. “Evelyse” (7:57) B1. “Armature double” (18:00) C1. “Lundi matin” (5:41) C2. “Montélimar” (7:37) C3. “Rock à Montauban” (3:30) D1. “Synthi soit-il” (21:42) Credits: Drums […]

Azymuth – Azimüth (1975)

Azimüth is the debut album by Brazilian samba/jazz-funk combo Azymuth, released in 1975 on Som Livre. Tracklist: A1. “Linha do horizonte” (4:25) A2. “Melô dos dois bicudos” (3:07) A3. “Brazil” (4:03) A4. “Faça de conta” (4:32) A5. “Caça a raposa” (5:12) B1. “Estrada dos deuses” (3:40) B2. “Esperando minha vez” (3:03) B3. “Montreal City” (3:22) […]

Azar Lawrence – Summer Solstice (1975)

Summer Solstice is the second album by American jazz saxophonist Azar Lawrence, released in 1975 on Prestige. Tracklist: A1. “From the Point of Love” (7:58) A2. “Novo Ano” (6:42) A3. “From the Point of Light” (6:55) B1. “Summer Solstice” (9:30) B2. “Highway” (9:48) Credits: Azar Lawrence — saxophone Raul de Souza — trombone Albert Dailey […]

Argent – Circus (1975)

Circus is the sixth studio album by English symphonic/jazz-rock band Argent, released in 1975 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Circus” (3:45) A2. “Highwire” (9:05) A3. “Clown” (5:50) B1. “Trapeze” (8:48) B2. “Shine on Sunshine” (4:02) B3. “The Ring” (1:20) B4. “The Jester” (3:35) Credits: Rod Argent – Fender Rhodes, Mellotron, Moog Synthesizer, Hammond organ, Piano, Vocals John […]

Area – Crac! (1975)

Crac! is the third studio album by Italian avant-garde/jazz-rock band Area, released in 1975 on Cramps. Tracklist: A1. “L’elefante bianco” (4:34) A2. “La mela di Odessa (1920)” (6:40) A3. “Megalopoli” (7:52) B1. “Nervi scoperti” (6:35) B2. “Gioia e rivoluzione” (4:38) B3. “Implosion” (5:00) B4. “Area 5” (2:08) Credits: Giulio Capiozzo — drums, percussion Patrizio Fariselli […]

Leroy Hutson – Hutson (1975)

Hutson is the third album buy American R&B musician Leroy Hutson, released in 1975 on Curtom. Tracklist: A1. “All Because of You” (7:03) A2. “I Bless the Day” (4:45) A3. “It’s Different” (4:42) B1. “Cool Out” (3:00) B2. “Lucky Fellow” (5:02) B3. “Can’t Stay Away” (6:33) B4. “So Much Love” (3:19) Credits: Leroy Hutson — […]

Lenny White – Venusian Summer (1975)

Venusian Summer is the debut solo album by jazz-rock drummer Lenny White, released in 1975 on Nemperor. Tracklist: A1. “Chicken-Fried Steak” (4:33) A2. “Away Go Troubles Down the Drain” (3:31) A3. The Venusian Summer Suite –a. “Sirènes” (4:28) –b. “Venusian Summer” (6:38) B1. “Prelude to Rainbow Delta” (1:10) B2. “Mating Drive” (7:40) B3. “Prince of […]

Kenny Barron – Lucifer (1975)

Lucifer is the third headlining studio album by American jazz-funk keyboardist Kenny Barron, released in 1975 on Muse. Tracklist: A1. “Spirits” (9:00) A2. “Firefly” (8:52) A3. “Ethereally Your” (5:53) B1. “Hellbound” (13:00) B2. “Lucifer” (5:36) B3. “Oleo” (5:03) Credits: Kenny Barron — piano, electric piano, Clavinet, cowbell, synthesizer, composer Bill Barron — soprano saxophone James Spaulding […]

Minnie Riperton – Adventures in Paradise (1975)

Adventures in Paradise is the third album by American soul singer Minnie Riperton, released in 1975 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Baby, This Love I Have” (4:06) A2. “Feelin’ That Your Feelin’s Right” (4:30) A3. “When It Comes Down to It” (3:24) A4. “Minnie’s Lament” (4:14) A5. “Love and its Glory” (5:13) B1. “Adventures in Paradise” […]

Messengers – First Message (1975)

First Message is the debut album by German jazz-funk/big band the Messengers, released in 1975 on Red Point. Tracklist: A1. “Hankock’s Hideaway” (6:08) A2. “Man With the Sea-Blue Eyes” (3:04) A3. “Kind of a Love Affair” (3:44) A4. “Number One” (3:38) A5. “One-and-Twenty” (4:27) B1. “All Is Fair in Love” (3:32) B2. “Ballerina (Take Me […]

Mahavishnu Orchestra – Visions of the Emerald Beyond (1975)

Visions of the Emerald Beyond is an album by the Mahavishnu Orchestra, released in 1975 on Columbia. The album is the fourth chronological studio release under the Mahavishnu nameplate and the second to feature the mark II lineup with violinist Jean-Luc Ponty and drummer Narada Michael Walden. Tracklist: A1. “Eternity’s Breath Part 1” (3:10) A2. […]

Lyman Woodard Organization – Saturday Night Special (1975)

Saturday Night Special is the debut album by American jazz-funk operative the Lyman Woodard Organization, released in 1975 on Strata. Tracklist: A1. “Saturday Night Special (Part I)” (2:50) A2. “Saturday Night Special (Part II)” (4:03) A3. “Joy Road” (4:54) A4. “Belle Isle Daze (Part I)” (4:10) A5. “Belle Isle Daze (Part II)” (3:21) A6. “Creative […]

Neil Merryweather – Kryptonite (1975)

Kryptonite is an album by Canadian rock bassist Neil Merryweather, released in 1975 on Mercury. The album is the second of two back-to-back psych/space-rock LPs that he cut for the label during the mid-1970s. Tracklist: A1. “Kryptonite” (3:23) A2. “Star Rider” (5:25) A3. “Always Be You” (3:30) A4. “Give It Everything We Got” (5:27) B1. “The […]

Progresiv TM – Dreptul de a Visa (1975)

Dreptul de a Visa is an album by Romanian symphonic/hard-rock band Progresiv TM, released in 1975 on Electrecord. Tracklist: A1. “Omul e valul” (6:05) A2. “Nimeni nu e singur” (3:45) A3. “Rușinea soarelui” (3:25) A4. “Clepsidra” (4:30) B1. “Odată doar vei răsări” (3:25) B2. “Va cădea o stea” (4:20) B3. “Dreptul de a visa / […]

Soffgruppen – Soffgruppen (1975)

Soffgruppen is an album by the namesake Swedish jazz-rock combo, released in 1975 on Nacksving. Tracklist: A1. “Greatest Sits” (3:30) A2. “Jag tänker” (6:55) A3. “Dassmedia” (6:38) A4. “Balladen” (2:20) B1. “Grunkfunk” (3:57) B2. “Fria händer” (9:30) B3. “Påmm fritt” (3:30) B4. “Vindkraft” (3:35) Credits: Anders Kjellberg — drums, congas, bells, writer Matz Nilsson — electric […]

Blåkulla – Blåkulla (1975)

Blåkulla is an album by the namesake Swedish symphonic/hard-rock band, released in 1975 on Anette. Tracklist: A1. “Frigivningen” (1:33) A2. “Sirenernas sång” (6:05) A3. “Idealet” (3:44) A4. “De får la stå öppet tess vidare” (1:47) A5. “Maskinsång” (5:16) B1. “I solnedgången” (4:53) B2. “Drottningholmsmusiken” (2:20) B3. “Världens gång” (1:53) B4. “Erinran” (10:36) CD reissue bonus […]

John Howard – Kid in a Big World (1975)

Kid in a Big World is the debut album by English singer/songwriter John Howard, released in 1975 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Goodbye Suzie” (4:23) A2. “Family Man” (2:58) A3. “The Flame” (4:03) A4. “Maybe Someday In Miami” (2:04) A5. “Gone Away” (3:44) B1. “Missing Key” (3:29) B2. “Spellbound” (2:44) B3. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” […]

Gaetano Liguori – I Signori della Guerra (1975)

I Signori della Guerra is the debut album by Italian jazz pianist Gaetano Liguori, recorded with his Idea Trio and released in 1975 on PDU. Tracklist: A1. “I Signori Della Guerra” (8:05) A2. “Garabongo” (6:16) A3. “Don Mario Blues” (3:49) B1. “Tarantella Del Vibrione” (6:31) B2. “Inco” (5:14) B3. “Viva La Cassa Del Mezzogiorno” (5:50) […]

Jeremy Steig – Temple of Birth (1975)

Temple of Birth is an album by jazz flutist Jeremy Steig, released in 1975 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “King Tut Strut” (8:38) A2. “Gale” (2:35) A3. “Ouanga” (7:58) A4. “Mountain Dew Dues” (3:53) B1. “Goose Bumps” (3:56) B2. “Belly Up” (3:16) B3. “Temple of Birth” (2:14) B4. “Shifte-Telle Mama” (9:39) B5. “Rupunzel” (2:51) Credits: Acoustic […]

Jade Warrior – Waves (1975)

Waves is a 1975 album by New Age/exotica combo Jade Warrior. The album is the band’s fifth chronological studio release and the second in their Island Records quadrilogy. The wave depicted on the cover is adapted from The Great Wave off Kanagawa, a 19th century woodblock print by Japanese artist Hokusai. Keyboards on the album are played […]

Gate Way – Evening Colours (1975)

Evening Colours is an album by French musician Laurence Vanay and her folk/jazz combo Gate Way, released in 1975 on Galloway. Tracklist: A1. “Alone in the Rain” (4:19) A2. “Lover’s Prayer” (3:22) A3. “Evening Colours” (2:57) A4. “Morning Quiet Song” (3:18) A5. “Walk Thru Tomorrow” (4:08) B1. “Strange Moment” (2:33) B2. “Twin Cities” (3:25) B3. […]

Herbie Hancock – Man-Child (1975)

Man-Child is the fourteenth proper studio album by jazz-funk keyboardist Herbie Hancock, released in August 1975 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Hang Up Your Hang Ups” (7:28) A2. “Sun Touch” (5:10) A3. “The Traitor” (9:37) B1. “Bubbles” (9:01) B2. “Steppin’ in It” (8:41) B3. “Heartbeat” (5:16) Credits: Herbie Hancock — piano, fender rhodes electric piano, […]

Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac (1975)

Fleetwood Mac is the tenth proper studio album by the namesake English/American pop-rock band, released on July 11, 1975 on Reprise. It’s their first album with singer/guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and co-vocalist Stevie Nicks, who jointly replaced the band’s prior frontman Bob Welch earlier that year. The 11-song Fleetwood Mac features 10 originals. Longtime keyboardist Christine […]

Tangerine Dream ‎– Rubycon (1975)

Rubycon is the sixth chronological studio album by German electronic trio Tangerine Dream, released in 1975 on Virgin. Tracklist: A. “Rubycon (Part I)” (17:18)* B. “Rubycon (Part II)” (17:35)** *(:01–6:05 | 6:20–15:35 |–17:12) **(:01–4:20 | 4:22–11:45 | 11:46–17:32) Credits: Edgar Froese — organ, Mellotron, guitar, gong, synthesizer Chris Franke — Moog, gong, synthesizer, organ, prepared piano […]

The Eleventh House Featuring Larry Coryell ‎– Level One (1975)

Level One is the second album by Larry Coryell’s Eleventh House, released in 1975 on Arista. Tracklist: A1. “Level One” (3:02) A2. “The Other Side” (4:35) A3. “Diedra” (3:56) A4. “Some Greasy Stuff” (3:30) A5. “Nyctaphobia” (4:03) B1. “Suite: Entrance / Repose / Exit” (5:32) B2. “Eyes of Love” (2:25) B3. “Struttin’ With Sunshine” (3:20) […]

Octobre ‎– Survivance (1975)

Survivance is the third album by Quebecois symphonic/chanson combo Octobre, released in 1975 on Trans-World. Tracklist: A1. “Tendre torture” (5:26) A2. “Cet instant” (4:05) A3. “La valse à onze temps” (4:08) A4. “En famille” (3:26) B1. “Baptême de l’air” (3:45) B2. “Tu t’en vas encore ce soir” (4:21) B3. “L’oiseau rouge” (4:45) B4. “Survivance” (3:42) Credits: Pierre […]

Iceberg ‎– Tutankhamon (1975)

Tutankhamon is the debut album by Spanish symphonic/jazz-rock band Iceberg, released in 1975 on CFE. Tracklist: A1. “Tebas” (1:16) A2. “Prologo” (3:08) A3. “Sacerdotes de Amon” (2:53) A4. “Amarna” (2:56) A5. “Lying on the Sand” (5:27) A6. “Amenofis IV” (3:05) B1. “Himno al Sol” (4:35) B2. “La Muerte” (4:19) B3. “Close to God” (4:08) B4. “Too […]

Jean-Luc Ponty ‎– Upon the Wings of Music (1975)

Upon the Wings of Music is an album by French jazz-rock violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1975 on Atlantic Records. The album marked the beginning of his decade-long run on the label, which promote his work to a global audience. Tracklist: A1. “Upon the Wings of Music” (5:24) A2. “Question With No Answer” (3:25) A3. […]

Sailor ‎– Trouble (1975)

Trouble is the second album by English vaudevillian-pop band Sailor, co-produced by Rupert Holmes and released in 1975 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Girls, Girls, Girls” (3:02) A2. “Trouble in Hong Kong” (3:07 A3. “People in Love” (3:29) A4. “Coconut” (2:24) A5. “Jacaranda” (2:15) B1. “A Glass of Champagne” (2:41) B2. “My Kind of Girl” (3:01) B3. […]

Morse Code ‎– La Marche des Hommes (1975)

La Marche des Hommes is the third album by Quebecois symphonic/art-rock band Morse Code, released in 1975 on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “La marche des hommes” (11:14) A2. “Le pays d’or” (3:16) A3. “La cérémonie de minuit” (5:00) B1. “Cocktail” (3:25) B2. “Une goutte de pluie” (3:23) B3. “Qu’est-ce que t’as compris?” (5:29) B4. “Problème” (2:05) Credits: […]

Split Enz ‎– Mental Notes (1975)

Mental Notes is the debut album by kiwi art-rock septet Split Enz, released Down Under in 1975 on Mushroom Records. Tracklist: A1. “Walking Down a Road” (5:26) A2. “Under the Wheel” (7:49) A3. “Amy (Darling)” (5:17) A4. “So Long for Now” (3:18) B1. “Stranger Than Fiction” (6:58) B2. “Time for a Change” (3:46) B3. “Maybe” […]

Hatfield and the North ‎– The Rotters’ Club (1975)

The Rotters’ Club is the second of two albums by Canterburian jazz-rock ensemble Hatfield and the North, released in 1975 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Share It” (3:02) A2. “Lounging There Trying” (3:10) A3. “(Big) John Wayne Socks Psychology on the Jaw” (0:46) A4. “Chaos at the Greasy Spoon” (0:30) A5. “The Yes No Interlude” (7:02) […]

Transit Express ‎– Priglacit (1975)

Priglacit is the debut album by French jazz-rock combo Transit Express, released in 1975 on RCA Victor. Tracklist: A1. “Priglacit” (2:50) A2. “Drousia I” (1:40) A3. “Drousia II” (0:55) A4. “Contrat-Session” (2:25) A5. “Planerie” (2:25) A6. “BAHAR” (2:20) A7. “Contradiction” (0:50) A8. “Ludion” (1:30) B1. “WANDA” (3:40) B2. “Vinitier” (1:30) B3. “Connection” (1:15) B4. “FLAURE” (2:00) […]

Alquin ‎– Nobody Can Wait Forever (1975)

Nobody Can Wait Forever is the third album by Dutch symphonic/hard-rock band Alquin, released in 1975 on Polydor in Europe and RCA in the States. Tracklist: A1. “New Guinea Sunrise: a. Sunrise” (2:44) A2. “New Guinea Sunrise: b. Wake Me Up” (4:01) A3. “Mr. Widow” (3:40) A4. “Stranger: a. Stranger” (2:32) A5. “Stranger: b. You […]

Urszula Dudziak ‎– Urszula (1975)

Urszula is the second album by Polish experimental jazz vocalist Urszula Dudziak, released in 1975 on Arista. Tracklist: A1. “Papaya” (4:02) A2. “Mosquito” (4:25) A3. “Mosquito Dream” (2:34) A4. “Mosquito Bite” (4:23) A5. “Just the Way You Are” (3:22) B1. “Sno King” (4:34) B2. “Butterfly” (4:34) B3. “Zavinul” (5:15) B4. “Funk Rings” (2:16) B5. “Call Me […]

Van Der Graaf Generator ‎– Godbluff (1975)

Godbluff is the fifth album by English symphonic/hard rock band Van der Graaf Generator, released in 1975 on Charisma/Mercury. “Scorched Earth” – fade-in organ notes in G amid the fadeout of “The Undercover Man”, understated Clavinet notes flesh out theme one (presaging vocal first melody) in C (C-C7-Eflat-C), swelling as Guy rolls out martial fills.. […]

Daryl Hall & John Oates ‎– Daryl Hall & John Oates (1975)

Daryl Hall & John Oates — alternately known as the “Silver Album” — is the fourth album by American rock/soul duo Daryl Hall & John Oates, released in 1975 on RCA. Tracklist: A1. Camellia (2:47) A2. Sara Smile (3:07) A3. Alone Too Long (3:22) A4. Out of Me, Out of You (3:29) A5. Nothing at […]

Henry Cow, Slapp Happy ‎– In Praise of Learning (1975)

In Praise of Learning is a collaborative album between English avant-garde/jazz-rock quintet Henry Cow and multinational folk/pop trio Slapp Happy, released in May 1975 on Virgin Records. Musically, the album deviates from the chamber/free-jazz approach of prior Cow efforts with a rockier edge replete with vocals — something lacking from all earlier recordings apart from […]

Smak ‎– Smak (1975)

Smak is the debut album by the namesake Yugoslavian symphonic/hard-rock/funk band, released in 1975 on ZKP RTVLJ. Tracklist: A1. “Perle” (4:00) A2. “Mračni mol” (3:20) A3. “Blues u parku” (7:26) A4. “Biska 2” (4:25) B. “Put od Balona” (19:00) Credits: Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [Fender], Backing Vocals – Radomir Mihajlović-Točak Bass [Fender Jazz Bass] – Zoran […]