The Roar of '74

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The Roar of '74
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Studio album by Buddy Rich
Released 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 40:37
Label Groove Merchant
Producer Sonny Lester
Buddy Rich chronology
Stick It
(1972)
The Roar of '74
(1973)
Very Live at Buddy's Place
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Roar of '74 is a 1973 studio album by the Buddy Rich big band released on the Groove Merchant Records label in the USA. The album was released in the UK in 1974 on the Mooncrest label by B & C Records. [2]

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "Nuttville" (Horace Silver) – 4:47
  2. "Kilimanjaro Cookout" (Manny Albam) – 6:14
  3. "Big Mac" (Ernie Wilkins) – 5:54
  4. "Backwoods Sideman" (John La Barbera) – 4:29

LP side B

  1. "Time Check" (Don Menza) – 3:45
  2. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Duke Ellington, Mack Gordon, Irving Mills) – 3:32
  3. "Waltz of the Mushroom Hunters" (Greg Hopkins) – 7:16
  4. "Senator Sam" (Wilkins) – 4:40

Personnel[edit]

The Buddy Rich big band

References[edit]

  • Groove Merchant 528
  • Mooncrest Crest 7