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Frank Sinatra records ‘My Way,’ an album produced By Don Costa and…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ is an album recorded on December 30, 1968 and February 18, 20, 24, 1969. Track Listing : 1.Watch What Happens (Norman Gimbel, Michel Legrand) – 02:17 . 2.Didn’T We? (Jimmy Webb) – 02:55 . 3.Hallelujah, I Love Her So (Ray Charles) – 02:47 . 4.Yesterday (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 03:56 […]

Ray Charles records ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz,’ an album arranged by…

Ray Charles’ ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz’ is an album arranged by Quincy Jones, recorded on December 26–27, 1960 with members of The Count Basie Band and released in March 1961 By Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.From The Heart (Ray Charles) – 03:30 . 2.I’Ve Got News For You (Ray Alfred) – 04:28 . 3.Moanin’ […]

Joe Cocker vs The Originals

To celebrate Joe Cocker who passed away today four years ago, we have selected twelve artists who originally performed the songs that made Cocker famous. “The Originals” are Billy Preston, Elton John, Jimmy Cliff, Albert Hammond, Bryan Adams, Randy Newman, INXS, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Lovin’ Spoonful , The Box Tops, Dave Mason Here, original […]

Ray Charles visits Tokyo (1982)

December 17, 1982 – Ray Charles performs at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo (Japan). Ray has invited local rock singer Yanagi Joji a.k.a. George Yanagi to perform with him on a couple of songs.

Betty Carter records the album : ‘Finally’ live in New York City…

Betty Carter’s ‘Finally’ is a live album recorded on December 6, 1969 in New York City and released in 1975 By Roulette. Track Listing : 1.Medley – 08:25 . – Seems Like Old Times (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) . – I Remember You/Remember (Irving Berlin) . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 02:03 . […]

Tina, Petula, Ray et al tape ‘The Big T.N.T. Show’ (1965)

November 29, 1965 – The Ronettes, Ike & Tina Turner, Petula Clark, Bo Diddley, Donovan, The Byrds, Roger Miller, The Lovin’ Spoonful, Joan Baez, Ray Charles and more. They all take part in the taping of “The Big T.N.T. Show” concert at the Moulin Rouge in Los Angeles, California More Info

Eric Clapton releases his eleventh album : ‘Journeyman’ featuring…

Eric Clapton’s ‘Journeyman’ is his eleventh studio album produced By Jill Dell’Abate & Russ Titelman and released on November 7 1989 by Duck / Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Pretending (Jerry Lynn Williams) – 04:48 . 2.Anything For Your Love (Williams) – 04:16 . 3.Bad Love (Eric Clapton, Mick Jones) – 05:11 . 4.Running On Faith […]

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest. Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) – 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) – 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) […]

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records. Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues) (Peter Chatman) – 03:38 . 3.Don’T Cry Baby (Saul Bernie, […]

Joss Stone releases her fourth album : ‘Colour Me Free!’ featuring…

Joss Stone’s ‘Colour Me Free!’ is her fourth studio album released on October 20, 2009 by Virgin. Track Listing : 1.Free Me (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves, Kenya Baker) – 03:53 . 2.Could Have Been You (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) – 04:52 . 3.Parallel Lines (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) – […]

‘Etta James records her first live album : ‘Rocks the House’…

‘Etta James Rocks the House’ is her first live (and her fifth overall) album recorded on September 27 & 28, 1963 and released in 1964 by Argo. Track Listing : 01.Something’S Gotta Hold On Me (Etta James, Leroy Kirkland, Pearl Woods) – 05:02 . 02.Baby What You Want Me To Do (Jimmy Reed) – 04:14 […]

Concord Records publish Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur,’…

Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur’ is an album featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder and released on September 26, 2000 by Concord Records. Track Listing : 1.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 04:26 . 2.I’D Fly (Riccardo Cocciante, Jean Paul Drean, Roxanne Seeman) – 05:07 . 3.For The First Time (Gerry Goffin, […]