Musikkåret 1974

Musikkåret 1974 er en oversikt over utgivelser, hendelser, fødte og avdøde personer med tilknytning til musikk i 1974.

Musikkåret 1974
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Måned Dag Navn Nasjonalitet Yrke Alder Dødsår Ref.
Januar 12. Melanie Chisholm   Storbritannia sanger 49
Februar 13. Robbie Williams   Storbritannia singer-songwriter 49
17. Bernt Moen   Norge pianist 49


Måned Dag Navn Nasjonalitet Yrke Alder Fødselsår Ref.
Januar 23. Olaf Hillestad   Norge prest og salmedikter 50 1923
Februar 22. David Monrad Johansen   Norge musiker 85 1888
Mai 24. Duke Ellington   USA jazzmusiker 75 1899
Juli 29. «Mama» Cass Elliot   USA vokalist 32 1941
Oktober 24. David Ojstrakh   Sovjetunionen pianist 66 1908
November 25. Nick Drake   Storbritannia singer-songwriter 26 1948

Årets albumRediger


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 Court and Spark Joni Mitchell -
2 Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 1 Elvis Presley Samlealbum
Wild Tales Graham Nash -
3 The Phosphorescent Rat Hot Tuna -
4 Manhole Grace Slick -
10 Coast to Coast: Overture and Beginners Rod Stewart / Faces Live
11 Lookin' for a Love Again Bobby Womack -
17 Planet Waves Bob Dylan -
- Blue Magic Blue Magic -
Different Drum Linda Ronstadt Samlealbum
Energized Foghat -
Grievous Angel Gram Parsons -
Hotcakes Carly Simon -
Here Come the Warm Jets Brian Eno [1]
Musik von Harmonia Harmonia -
Rhapsody in White The Love Unlimited Orchestra -
Silverbird Leo Sayer -
Sundown Gordon Lightfoot -
The Way We Were Barbra Streisand -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits The Doobie Brothers -
Zinc Alloy and the Hidden Riders of Tomorrow T.Rex -
8 The Silent Corner and the Empty Stage Peter Hammill -
14 Valentine Roy Harper -
15 Burn Deep Purple -
Old New Borrowed and Blue Slade -
18 Kiss Kiss -
20 Phaedra Tangerine Dream -
Pretzel Logic Steely Dan -
25 Let Me in Your Life Aretha Franklin -
26 Lady of the Night Donna Summer
27 Jolene Dolly Parton -
- Badfinger Badfinger -
Call of the Wild Ted Nugent og The Amboy Dukes -
If We Make It Through December Merle Haggard -
It's Too Late to Stop Now Van Morrison Live
Living and Dying in 3/4 Time Jimmy Buffett -
Love Song Anne Murray -
A New Life Marshall Tucker Band -
Pure Music Chase -
Radio City Big Star -
Rock 'n' Roll Animal Lou Reed Live
Saints & Sinners Johnny Winter -
Skeletons from the Closet: The Best of Grateful Dead Grateful Dead Samlealbum
Slaughter on 10th Avenue Mick Ronson -
That's a Plenty Pointer Sisters -
Thunderbox Humble Pie -
Todd Todd Rundgren -
Twin Peaks Mountain Live
Unborn Child Seals and Crofts -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 Get Your Wings Aerosmith -
Mirage Camel -
Rush Rush -
4 Waterloo ABBA -
6 Hard Labor Three Dog Night -
8 Queen II Queen -
11 Chicago VII Chicago -
15 Pure Smokey Smokey Robinson -
19 Buddha and the Chocolate Box Cat Stevens -
20 Good Times Elvis Presley -
22 Apostrophe Frank Zappa -
On the Border The Eagles -
24 Mysterious Traveller Weather Report -
25 Open Our Eyes Earth, Wind & Fire -
29 The Hoople Mott the Hoople -
Starless and Bible Black King Crimson -
- Alive & Kicking The Delfonics -
Buffy Buffy Sainte-Marie -
Hang In There Girl Freddie Hart -
Hollies The Hollies -
Kansas Kansas -
Mighty Love The Spinners -
Now We Are Six Steeleye Span -
Paul Simon in Concert: Live Rhymin' Paul Simon Live
Queen of the Night Maggie Bell -
Seven Bob Seger -
Shinin' On Grand Funk Railroad -
Slow Dancer Boz Scaggs -
Somethin's Happening Peter Frampton -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 Meet The Residents The Residents -
3 Live European Tour Billy Preston Live
5 Ragged Old Flag Johnny Cash -
12 Seven Poco -
15 Second Helping Lynyrd Skynyrd -
19 Big Fun Miles Davis -
Caravan and the New Symphonia Caravan Live
20 Bridge of Sighs Robin Trower -
29 Standing on the Verge of Getting It On Funkadelic -
30 Okie J.J. Cale -
- Carolina County Ball Elf -
Exotic Birds and Fruit Procol Harum -
Fall into Spring Rita Coolidge -
Gracias a la Vida Joan Baez
Hamburger Concerto Focus -
Home, Home on the Road New Riders of the Purple Sage Live
Houston (I'm Comin' to See You) Glen Campbell -
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight Richard og Linda Thompson -
Live 'n' Kickin' West, Bruce and Laing Live
Meeting of the Minds Four Tops -
Midnight Mushrumps Gryphon -
On Stage Loggins and Messina Live
Positive Vibrations Ten Years After -
Road Food The Guess Who -
Secret Treaties Blue Öyster Cult -
Skin Tight Ohio Players -
Son of Dracula Harry Nilsson
Sweet Fanny Adams Sweet -
Unconditionally Guaranteed Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band -
Zephyr National Tom Fogerty -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
3 Quo Status Quo -
5 The Kids & Me Billy Preston -
8 Preservation Act 2 The Kinks -
9 Journey to the Centre of the Earth Rick Wakeman -
10 Too Much Too Soon New York Dolls -
15 Monkey Grip Bill Wyman -
20 Sense of Direction Climax Blues Band -
24 Diamond Dogs David Bowie -
Tales of the Great Rum Runners Robert Hunter -
- Back to Oakland Tower of Power -
Body Heat Quincy Jones -
Boogity Boogity Ray Stevens -
The Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories Kevin Ayers -
Dark Lady Cher -
Hot Sox Sha Na Na -
If You Love Me, Let Me Know Olivia Newton-John -
In for the Kill Budgie -
Kimono My House Sparks -
Live at Caesars Palace Diana Ross Live
Lotus Santana Live
More Than Before The Persuasions Live og studio
The Night the Light Went On in Long Beach Electric Light Orchestra Live
Paradise and Lunch Ry Cooder -
Phenomenon UFO -
Rags to Rufus Rufus -
Rhinos, Winos and Lunatics Man -
School Punks Brownsville Station -
Sense of Direction Climax Blues Band -
Sheet Music 10cc -
Shock Treatment Edgar Winter -
Slapp Happy Slapp Happy -
Spooky Lady's Sideshow Kris Kristofferson -
Super Taylor Johnnie Taylor -
Sweet Exorcist Curtis Mayfield -
Tough Guys Isaac Hayes
Turn of the Cards Renaissance -
Unrest Henry Cow -
Winter in America Gil Scott-Heron -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 Walking Man James Taylor -
2 The Psychomodo Cockney Rebel -
14 Everyone Is Everybody Else Barclay James Harvest -
15 Back Home Again John Denver -
Mr. Natural Bee Gees -
19 Marvin Gaye Live! Marvin Gaye Live
20 Before the Flood Bob Dylan & The Band Live
24 Endless Summer The Beach Boys Samlealbum
26 Bad Company Bad Company -
27 From the Mars Hotel Grateful Dead -
28 Caribou Elton John -
Hell James Brown -
June 1, 1974 Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Brian Eno og Nico -
- And Other Bits of Material Paper Lace -
Axe Victim Be-Bop Deluxe -
Compliments Jerry Garcia -
HoliDag America -
I Wanna Be Selfish Ashford & Simpson -
Land's End Jimmy Webb -
Only Want You For Your Body Buffalo -
Perfect Angel Minnie Riperton -
Remember Me This Way Gary Glitter Live
Stars & Stripes Forever Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Live
Stop All That Jazz Leon Russell -
Street Party Black Oak Arkansas -
Struggling Man Jimmy Cliff -
Toby The Chi-Lites -
Wonderworld Uriah Heep -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
3 Up for the Down Stroke Parliament -
5 Another Time, Another Place Bryan Ferry -
7 Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis Elvis Presley Live
16 On the Beach Neil Young -
21 Irish Tour '74 Rory Gallagher Live
22 Fulfillingness' First Finale Stevie Wonder -
Machine Gun Commodores -
26 Rock Bottom Robert Wyatt -
- 461 Ocean Boulevard Eric Clapton -
Avalanche Mountain -
Close Up the Honky Tonks Flying Burrito Brothers Samlealbum
Greatest Hits Johnny Paycheck Samlealbum
Learn to Love It Jesse Winchester -
Lydia Cold Blood -
Miami James Gang -
Mirror Image Blood, Sweat & Tears -
Phoebe Snow Phoebe Snow -
Rejuvenation The Meters -
Small Talk Sly & the Family Stone -
Some Nice Things I've Missed Frank Sinatra -
Truck Turner Isaac Hayes


Dag Album Artist Anm.
6 Can't Get Enough Barry White -
11 New Skin for the Old Ceremony Leonard Cohen -
19 Pussy Cats Harry Nilsson -
So Far Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Samlealbum
Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends... Ladies and Gentlemen Emerson, Lake & Palmer Live
20 Live It Up The Isley Brothers -
24 Verities & Balderdash Harry Chapin -
28 Hergest Ridge Mike Oldfield -
31 I'm Leaving It All Up to You Donny og Marie Osmond -
- AWB Average White Band -
Country Anne Murray Samlealbum
Do It Baby The Miracles -
Feats Don't Fail Me Now Little Feat -
Greatest Hits Alice Cooper Samlealbum
I Can Stand a Little Rain Joe Cocker -
Light of Love T.Rex US only; Samlealbum plus new material
Live at the Opera House Pointer Sisters Live
Merle Haggard Presents His 30th Album Merle Haggard -
Not Fragile Bachman–Turner Overdrive -
Paper Lace Paper Lace US
Sally Can't Dance Lou Reed -
Slow Flux Steppenwolf -
Tina Turns the Country On! Tina Turner -
We Had It All Scott Walker -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
3 Love Is Like a Butterfly Dolly Parton -
5 Dancing Machine The Jackson 5 -
6 Hall of the Mountain Grill Hawkwind -
Rocka Rolla Judas Priest -
Thrust Herbie Hancock -
10 Good Old Boys Randy Newman -
Roxy & Elsewhere Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention Live
13 Heroes Are Hard to Find Fleetwood Mac -
I've Got My Own Album to Do Ronnie Wood -
Nightbirds Labelle -
16 Starting Over Raspberries -
20 The Power and the Glory Gentle Giant -
25 Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle The J. Geils Band -
- 1969: The Velvet Underground Live The Velvet Underground Live 1969
Crime of the Century Supertramp -
Dragon Fly Grace Slick / Paul Kantner / Jefferson Starship -
Eldorado Electric Light Orchestra -
Felix Cavaliere Felix Cavaliere -
Good Things Happening Brotherhood of Man -
Hard Core Poetry Tavares -
Ladies Love Outlaws Tom Rush -
Late for the Sky Jackson Browne -
Light of Worlds Kool & The Gang -
No Other Gene Clark -
Peace on You Roger McGuinn -
The Ramblin' Man Waylon Jennings -
Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley Robert Palmer -
Streetlights Bonnie Raitt -
Tarzana Kid John Sebastian -
Tooth Fang & Claw Ted Nugent og The Amboy Dukes -
When the Eagle Flies Traffic -
Wrap Around Joy Carole King -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 Fear John Cale -
4 Odds & Sods The Who
Walls and Bridges John Lennon -
6 Red King Crimson -
Slipstream Sherbet -
8 This Is The Moody Blues The Moody Blues Samlealbum
11 Paper Money Montrose -
Streetlife Serenade Billy Joel -
14 War Child Jethro Tull -
16 It's Only Rock 'n Roll The Rolling Stones -
19 War Babies Hall & Oates -
22 Hotter Than Hell Kiss -
25 Natty Dread Bob Marley -
28 Living in the 70s Skyhooks -
29 David Live David Bowie Live
- Al Green Explores Your Mind Al Green -
Beaded Dreams Through Turquoise Eyes Redbone -
Borboletta Santana -
ButterFly Barbra Streisand -
Climax Ohio Players -
From the Album of the Same Name Pilot -
The Heart of SaturDag Night Tom Waits -
Homeless Brother Don McLean -
The Impossible Dream The Sensational Alex Harvey Band -
Inspiration Information Shuggie Otis -
It'll Shine When It Shines Ozark Mountain Daredevils -
Just a Boy Leo Sayer -
Lost in a Dream REO Speedwagon -
The Mirror Spooky Tooth -
Mother Lode Loggins and Messina -
Not Just Another Bunch of Pretty Faces If -
Quatro Suzi Quatro -
Reunion: The Songs of Jimmy Webb Glen Campbell -
Rock and Roll Outlaws Foghat -
Rollin' Bay City Rollers -
Silk Torpedo The Pretty Things -
Slow Motion Man -
Smiler Rod Stewart -
Souvenirs Dan Fogelberg -
Todd Rundgren's Utopia Utopia -
Veedon Fleece Van Morrison -
Waitress in a Donut Shop Maria Muldaur -
Woman to Woman Tammy Wynette -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
1 Autobahn Kraftwerk -
Cantamos Poco -
Fly to the Rainbow Scorpions -
8 Elton John's Greatest Hits Elton John Samlealbum
Man of Miracles Styx -
Nightlife Thin Lizzy -
Saturnight Cat Stevens Live
Sheer Heart Attack Queen -
15 Country Life Roxy Music -
Goodnight Vienna Ringo Starr -
18 The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast Roger Glover -
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway Genesis -
22 Get Up with It Miles Davis -
25 John Dawson Winter III Johnny Winter -
28 Relayer Yes -
29 Fire on the Mountain Charlie Daniels Band -
Slade in Flame Slade -
- 7-Tease Donovan -
Bluejeans & Moonbeams Captain Beefheart -
Brujo New Riders of the Purple Sage -
Country Heart 'N Soul Freddie Hart -
Desolation Boulevard Sweet -
Fire Ohio Players -
Got to Find a Way Curtis Mayfield -
Heart Like a Wheel Linda Ronstadt -
Highly Prized Possession Anne Murray -
Kung-Fu Fighting and Other Great Love Songs Carl Douglas -
Live Mott the Hoople Live
Miles of Aisles Joni Mitchell Live
Myopia Tom Fogerty -
Out of the Storm Jack Bruce -
Propaganda Sparks -
Sedaka's Back Neil Sedaka Samlealbum
Soon Over Babaluma Can -
Stormbringer Deep Purple -
Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) Brian Eno -
There's the Rub Wishbone Ash -
Where We All Belong Marshall Tucker Band Studio og live
Wish You Were Here Badfinger -


Dag Album Artist Anm.
5 Relayer Yes -
9 Dark Horse George Harrison -
14 So What Joe Walsh -
- A1A Jimmy Buffett -
All the Girls in the World Beware!!! Grand Funk Railroad -
Breakaway Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge -
Encore: Live in Concert Argent Live
House of Exile Jimmy Cliff -
The Magic of the Blue Blue Magic -
New and Improved The Spinners -
Red Queen to Gryphon Three Gryphon -
Rufusized Rufus -
Sun Secrets The Eric Burdon Band -

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