Bob Dylan starts the recording of ‘The Times They Are a-Changin” at Columbia Studios in New York (1963)

Bob Dylan's 'The Times They Are a-Changin'' is his third studio album recorded between August 6 and October 31, 1963 and released on January 13, 1964 by Columbia.1 . In Performance At The White House 2 . One Too Many Mornings (w/ Johnny Cash) 3 . One Too Many Mornings (w/ John Lennon) 4 . Restless Farewell 5 . Restless Farewell (Concerto Per Gli 80 Anni Di Sinatra, 1995) Track listing : 1.The…

Recordamos Celia Cruz. ‘La Cruz Del Sur’

This day (July 16, 2003 ), in Fort Lee, New Jersey, died Celia Cruz, a Cuban-American salsa performer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ All Stars Yo viviré (2002) 2 . Bemba Colora (1999) 3 . Carnival (1999) 4 . Usted Abusó (1987) 5 . w/ El Gran Combo - Guanguanco De El Gran Combo 6 . w/ La Sonora Poncena - La Ceiba Y La Siguaraya (1979) 7 . w/ The Fania All Stars - Quimbara (1974) 8 . w/ Sonora Matancera -…

Columbia publish Bob Dylan’s twentieth album : ‘Saved’ (1980)

Bob Dylan's 'Saved' is his twentieth studio album (and the second of his 'Christian trilogy') released on June 23, 1980 by Columbia.1 . Saved 2 . What Can I Do For You (Toronto, 1980) 3 . Pressing On (Toronto, 1980) 4 . in the garden Track Listing : 1.A Satisfied Mind (Red Hayes, Jack Rhodes) - 01:57 . 2.Saved (Tim Drummond, Bob Dylan) - 04:00 . 3.Covenant Woman (Bob Dylan) - 06:02 . 4.What Can I…

Paul McCartney rules at the White House (2010)

June 1, 2010 - Paul McCartney is at the White House to accept the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Among the (con)tributing artists : Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jack White, Herbie Hancock and more

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

Happy Birthday Carlos Lyra. ‘Lyra Nova’

This day (May 11, 1939), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Carlos Eduardo Lyra Barbosa a.k.a. Carlos Lyra, a Brazilian singer and composer.Digest Tracklist : E era Copacabana (2019) . w/ Nelson Faria - Você e Eu (2016) . Minha namorada (2013) . w/ Nilze Carvalho – Saudade fez um samba ( 2011) . Marciac (2011) . Maria Ninguém (2011) . Minha Namorada (2005) . Primavera (2004) . Coisa mais linda/…

Madonna releases her ninth album : ‘American Life’ co-produced with Mirwais (2003)

Madonna's 'American Life' is her ninth studio album co-produced with Mirwais Ahmadzaï and released on April 21, 2003 by Maverick.Track Listing : 1.American Life (Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadzaï) - 04:58 . 2.Hollywood (Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadzaï) - 04:24 . 3.I'M So Stupid (Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadzaï) - 04:09 . 4.Love Profusion (Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadzaï) - 03:38 . 5.Nobody Knows Me (Madonna, Mirwais…

Blue Note publish ‘The Messenger,’ Kurt Elling’s second album (1997)

Kurt Elling's 'The Messenger' is his second studio album, released on April 8, 1997 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 06:09 . 2.April In Paris (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) - 05:10 . 3.Beauty Of All Things (Kurt Elling, Laurence Hobgood) - 08:08 . 4.The Dance (Laurence Hobgood) - 01:34 . 5.Prayer For Mr. Davis (Kurt Elling, Laurence Hobgood) - 06:03 . 6.Endless (Edward…

Recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook’ is wrapped up today (1956)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook' is a studio album recorded between February 7 and March 27, 1956 with an orchestra conducted by Buddy Bregman and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.All Through The Night (Cole Porter) - 03:15 . 2.Anything Goes (Cole Porter) - 03:21 . 3.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) - 03:00 . 4.Too Darn Hot (Cole Porter) - 03:47 . 5.In The Still Of…

Riverside tape ‘The Unique Thelonious Monk’ with Art Blakey on drums (1956)

'The Unique Thelonious Monk' is an album of standards recorded on March 17 and April 3, 1956 with Art Blakey on drums and Oscar Pettiford on bass and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Liza (All The Clouds'Ll Roll Away) (George & Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) - 03:11 . 2.Memories Of You (Eubie Blakeandy Razaf) - 04:15 . 3.Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Wallerandy Razaf) - 05:32 .…

Island Records publish U2’s ninth album : ‘Pop’ featuring ‘Discothèque’ (1997)

U2's 'Pop' is their ninth studio album produced by Flood, Howie B and Steve Osborne and released on March 3, 1997 by Island Records. Track Listing : 1.Discothèque (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.) - 05:19 . 2.Do You Feel Loved (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.) - 05:07 . 3.Mofo (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.) - 05:49 . 4.If God Will Send His Angels…

Janet Jackson releases her third album : ‘Control’ featuring ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately,’ ‘Nasty,’ ‘When I Think of You,’ ‘Control’…

Janet Jackson's 'Control' is her third studio album produced by Jam and Lewis and released on February 4, 1986 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Control (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 05:55 . 2.Nasty (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 04:03 . 3.What Have You Done For Me Lately (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 04:59 . 4.You Can Be Mine (James Harris Iii,…

Happy Birthday Joshua Redman. ‘Joshua Free’

This day (February 1, 1969), in Berkeley, California, is born Joshua Redman, an American jazz saxophonist and composer .Tracklist : @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) . w/ James Farm - Farm (2018) . NattJazz (2017) . Blackwell's Message (Blue Note Milano, 2016) . As This Moment Slips Away (w/ The Bad Plus, KNKX, 2015) . Let It Be (Jazz in Marciac, 2013) . w/ James Farm - Two Steps, Chronos (2012) .…

ATCO publish Dr. John’s debut album : ‘Gris-Gris’ (1968)

Dr. John's 'Gris-Gris' is his debut album recorded in 1967 in Los Angeles and released on January 22, 1968 by ATCOTrack Listing : 1.Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya (Dr. John Creaux) - 05:36 . 2.Danse Kalinda Ba Doom (Dr. John Creaux, Harold Battiste) - 03:39 . 3.Mama Roux (Dr. John Creaux, Jessie Hill) - 02:59 . 4.Danse Fambeaux (Dr. John Creaux) - 04:56 . 6.Croker Courtbullion (Battiste) - 06:00 . 7.Jump…

The Bee Gees release their fourteenth album : ‘Children of the World’ featuring ‘You Should Be Dancing,’ ‘Love So Right’ and ‘Boogie Child’ (1976)

The Bee Gees' 'Children of the World' feat. 'You Should Be Dancing' is their fourteenth album recorded between January 19 and May 6, 1976 and released in September 1976 By RSO.Track Listing : 1.You Should Be Dancing (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 04:16 . 2.You Stepped Into My Life (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 03:25 . 3.Love So Right (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) -…

Albert Ayler records ‘In Greenwich Village,’ an album for Impulse! (1967)

Albert Ayler's 'In Greenwich Village' is a live album recorded on December 18, 1966 and February 26, 1967 and released in 1967 by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.For John Coltrane (Albert Ayler) - 13:38 . 2.Change Has Come (Albert Ayler) - 06:24 . 3.Truth Is Marching In (Albert Ayler) - 12:43 . 4.Our Prayer (Albert Ayler) - 04:43 Chuck Stewart ALSO READWikipediaOhio UniversityNewsweekMusicians :…

Concord publish ‘Givin’ It Up’ by Al Jarreau and George Benson (2006)

'Givin' It Up' by Al Jarreau & George Benson is their first collaboration album, released on October 24, 2006 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau) - 05:40 . 2.Mornin' (Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon) - 05:02 . 3.'Long Come Tutu (Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau) - 06:37 . 4.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 03:40 . 5.Summer Breeze (Jim…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 41/52

Skid Row, Venom, Accept, Aerosmith, Anthrax, Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Blue Öyster Cult, Metallica, Deep Purple, Rush, Steve Morse Band They are the 'Hard . Metal Throwback' artists selected among the 352 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Skid Row . Makin' . Mess More by the same : Skid Row serenade Tokyo (1992)2 . Venom . Black…

For his twenty fifth album, Elvis Costello has recruited ex-collaborators The Imposters and Burt Bacharach, he has added Carole King for the female touch. Sounds like the return of Ocean 11!

Elvis Costello's 'Look Now' is his twenty fifth album recorded with The Imposters, co-produced with Sebastian Krys, featuring songs by Carole King and Burt Bacharach and released on October 12, 2018 by Concord Records(Source Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Look Now | Official Site)Consequence of Sound ...Costello’s first record of new music in five years is an intricately detailed and…

We remember Édith Piaf. ‘Elle-Môme’

This day (October 11, 1963), in Plascassier, died Édith Piaf, a French singer.Digest Tracklist : La Foule (1962) . Non, je ne regrette rien (1961) . Milord (1959) . La Vie En Rose (1956) . La vida en rosa (1955) . L’Accordeoniste (1954) . Padam Padam . Edith Piaf Top 10 : La vie en rose . Non, je ne regrette rien . Milord . Padam Padam . La foule . Sous le ciel de Paris . Mon Dieu . Hymne à…

Happy Birthday Julie Andrews. ‘Dame Julie’

This day (October 1st, 1935), in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, is born Julie Andrews, an English film and stage actress and singer.Digest Tracklist : Edelweiss . Delightful Story (2010) . Q&A – Breakfast At TiffanyS 50Th Anniversary Screening . Medley The Sound Of Music / My Fair Lady (1965) . Best Actress Acceptance Speech . Feed The Birds (Mary Poppins) . FordS Theatre 2011 Lincoln…

B.B. King records ‘Live in Cook County Jail’ in Chicago, Illinois (1970)

B.B. King's 'Live in Cook County Jail' is a live album recorded on September 10, 1970 in Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois and released In 1971 By Mca.Track Listing : 1.Introductions – 01:50 . 2.Every Day I Have The Blues (Memphis Slim) - 01:43 . 3.How Blue Can You Get? (Jane Feather, Leonard Feather) - 05:09 . 4.Worry, Worry (Pluma Davis, Jules Taub) - 09:57 . 5.Medley: 3 O'Clock Blues,…

Happy Birthday Elvis Costello. ‘About Costello’

This day (August 25, 1954), in Paddington, London is born Declan Patrick MacManus simply known as Elvis Costello, English singer and songwriterDigest Tracklist : Red Shoes (1977) . The Beat (1978) . Oliver's Army . High Fidelity . Watch Your Step (1981) . I Wanna Be Loved (1984) . You Little Fool . Everyday I Write The Book . I Wanna Be Loved (1984) . Little Palaces (1987) . w/ Chet Baker - You…

Buddy Greco – Crooner Buddy

This day (August 14, 1926), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Buddy Greco, an American singer and pianist.Wikipedia : This day (August 14, 1926), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Buddy Greco, an American singer and pianist.Buddy Greco : Buddy accepted Benny Goodman's offer of a job as pianist, singer/arranger, and traveled the world with the Benny Goodman Band for two years. Since then,…

Home Boys

From 'Keep A Light In The Window Till I Come Home' to 'I Guess I'll Get The Papers (And Go Home)', we have mixed 15 'Sung by Male Singers' tunes around the theme of 'Boys And Their Home'. It has The Valentinos, Randy Newman, Michael Bublé & Boyz Ii Men, Albert King and many more.

Islanders

From 'Canteloupe Island' to 'Song Of The Islands' , we have mixed 15 'Mostly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Islands'. It has Lee Morgan & Wayne Shorter, Hugh Masekela, Al Di Meola, Keith Jarrett and many more.

Tommy Emmanuel – It’s Never Too Late

Released on September 18, 2015, "It's Never Too Late" is the first fully solo all-acoustic album by Tommy Emmanuel in fifteen years.Track Listing : 1.Only Elliot (Tommy Emmanuel) - 02:00 . 2.It'S Never Too Late (Tommy Emmanuel) - 03:31 . 3.The Bug (Tommy Emmanuel) - 01:58 . 4.El Vaquero (Tommy Emmanuel) - 02:07 . 5.Hope Street (Tommy Emmanuel) - 03:26 . 6.Blood Brother (Tommy Emmanuel) - 04:52 .…

He Answers (Sort Of)

From 'God Only Knows' to 'I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Answers That Men Give'. "He Answers (Sort Of)" has Mike Stern, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, Benny Golson, Bill Evans and many more.

Listen To Your (Lorenz) Hart

From 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World' to 'Where Or When' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Lorenz Hart'. It has Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Cannonbal Adderley and many more.

Enough is Enough (but not Enough Blues)

From 'Stop Talking' to 'I Ain't Gonna Pick No More Cotton' , we have mixed 20 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Enough, Stop, No More, etc.'. It has Willie Dixon, Tampa Red , Big Bill Broonzy, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters and many more.

Twenty Piano Men (and Women)

From 'Moten Swing' to 'The Beast', we have mixed 22 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Piano Players'. It has Hazell Scott, Mose Allison, Joe Sullivan, Bennie Moten and many more.

It’s a Woman’s Woman’s Woman’s World

From 'Under Eyed Woman' to 'I Gotta Lyin' Woman', we have mixed 18 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Woman'. It has John Lee Hooker, Eddy Clearwater, Bonnie Lee, Roosevelt Sykes and many more.

Duetting Banjos

Featuring Todd Taylor . Banjo . Delivrance . Steve Martin . Bela Fleck . Tony Trischka . The Crow . Making the Oilcan Banjo . Ron Block . Bum Ditty . Clawhammer Banjo . Gerry O'Connor . Irish Banjo . Aguas de Marco