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Happy Birthday Al Kooper

February 5, 1944 - Alan Peter Kuperschmidt a.k.a.Al Kooper, co-creator of Blood, Sweat & Tears and Bob Dylan's collaborator is 76. Happy Birthday Sir

Bob Dylan releases ‘Self Portrait,’ his tenth album (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait' is his tenth studio (and a double) album featuring mostly covers and released on June 8, 1970 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Tired Horses (Bob Dylan) - 03:12 . 2.Alberta #1 (Traditional) - 02:57 . 3.I Forgot More Than You'Ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) - 02:23 . 4.Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) - 05:27 . 5.Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon…

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa release ‘Seesaw,’ their second collaboration album (2013)

'Seesaw' by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their second collaboration album containing 11 cover versions of Beth's favorite songs and released on May 20, 2013 by Provogue.Track Listing : 1.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) - 02:32 . 2.Close To My Fire (Peter Hoppe, Stephanie Popp) - 05:14 . 3.Nutbush City Limits (Tina Turner) - 03:36 . 4.I Love You More Than You'Ll…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Blonde on Blonde,’ his seventh album featuring ‘Rainy Day Women #12’, ‘I Want You’ and ‘Just Like a Woman’ (1966)

Bob Dylan's 'Blonde on Blonde' is his seventh studio album produced by Bob Johnston and released on May 16, 1966 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) - 04:36 . 2.Pledging My Time (Bob Dylan) - 03:50 . 3.Visions Of Johanna (Bob Dylan) - 07:33 . 4.One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) (Bob Dylan) - 04:54 . 5.I Want You (Bob Dylan) - 03:07 . 6.Stuck Inside Of…

J&R Adventures publish ‘Live In Amsterdam,’ the first collaboration album by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa (2014)

'Live In Amsterdam' by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their first collaboration album recorded at Koninklijk Theater Carre in Amsterdam and released on March 24, 2014 by J&R Adventures.Track Listing : 1.Amsterdam, Amsterdam! (Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, Kevin Shirley) - 01:45 . 2.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) - 02:59 . 3.Sinner'S Prayer (Lowell Fulson, Lloyd…

Bob, Levon, k.d., B.B. et al pay tribute to Roy Orbison (1990)

February 24, 1990 - Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They all pay tribute to Roy Orbison at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles,…

Columbia publish Taj Mahal’s second album : ‘The Natch’l Blues’ (1968)

Taj Mahal's 'The Natch'l Blues' is his second studio album released on December 23, 1968 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Good Morning Miss Brown (Taj Mahal) - 03:13 . 2.Corinna (Mahal, Jesse Ed Davis) - 02:59 . 3.I Ain'T Gonna Let Nobody Steal My Jellyroll (Taj Mahal) - 03:12 . 4.Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue (Taj Mahal) - 03:34 . 5.Done Changed My Way Of Living (Taj Mahal) - 07:02…

The Who release their third album : ‘The Who Sell Out’ featuring ‘I Can See for Miles’ (1967)

The Who's 'The Who Sell Out' feat. 'I Can See for Miles' is their third studio album produced by Kit Lambert and released on 15 December 1967 by Track / Decca.Track Listing : 1.Armenia City In The Sky (Speedy Keen) - 03:48 . 2.Heinz Baked Beans (John Entwistle) - 01:00 . 3.Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand (Pete Townshend) - 02:28 . 4.Odorono (Pete Townshend) - 02:34 . 5.Tattoo (Pete Townshend) -…

Columbia publish ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ eponymous second album featuring ‘Spinning Wheel’ (1968)

'Blood, Sweat & Tears' feat. 'Spinning Wheel' is their eponymous second album released on December 11, 1968 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie (Erik Satie, Dick Halligan) - 02:35 . 2.Smiling Phases (Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood) - 05:11 . 3.Sometimes In Winter (Steve Katz) - 03:09 . 4.More And More (Vee Pee Smith, Don Juan) - 03:04 . 5.And When I Die…

Antonio Carlos Jobim releases his fifteenth album : ‘Antonio Brasileiro’ featuring ‘How Insensitive (Insensatez)’ with Sting (1994)

Antonio Carlos Jobim's 'Antonio Brasileiro' is his fifteenth album completed 11 months before his death and released days after on December 11, 1994 by Sony.Track Listing : . 1.Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie (Erik Satie, Dick Halligan) - 02:35 . 2.Smiling Phases (Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood) - 05:11 . 3.Sometimes In Winter (Steve Katz) - 03:09 . 4.More And More (Vee Pee Smith,…

The Rolling Stones release their eighth album : ‘Let It Bleed’ featuring ‘Gimme Shelter,’ ‘Love in Vain,’ ‘Midnight Rambler’ and ‘You Can’t…

The The Rolling Stones' 'Let It Bleed' is their eighth album (the last with Brian Jones and the first with Mick Taylor) released on December 5, 1969 by Decca / London Records.Track Listing : 1.Gimme Shelter (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:31 . 2.Love In Vain (Robert Johnson) - 04:19 . 3.Country Honk (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:09 . 4.Live With Me (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:33…

Ringo Starr releases his eighth album : ‘Stop and Smell the Roses’ featuring ‘Wrack My Brain’ (1981)

Ringo Starr's 'Stop and Smell the Roses' feat. "Wrack My Brain" is his eighth studio album released on October 27, 1981 by Boardwalk / RCATrack Listing : 1.Private Property (Paul McCartney) - 02:44 . 2.Wrack My Brain (George Harrison) - 02:21 . 3.Drumming Is My Madness (Harry Nilsson) - 03:29 . 4.Attention (Paul McCartney) - 03:20 . 5.Stop And Take The Time To Smell The Roses (Richard Starkey,…

Bob Dylan releases ‘New Morning,’ his eleventh album featuring ‘If Not for You’ (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'New Morning' feat. If Not for You" is his eleventh studio album produced by Bob Johnston and released on October 19, 1970 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.If Not For You (Bob Dylan) - 02:39 . 2.Day Of The Locusts (Bob Dylan) - 03:57 . 3.Time Passes Slowly (Bob Dylan) - 02:33 . 4.Went To See The Gypsy (Bob Dylan) - 02:49 . 5.Winterlude (Bob Dylan) - 02:21 . 6.If Dogs Run Free…

Jimi Hendrix Experience release ‘Electric Ladyland,’ their third and final album featuring ‘Crosstown Traffic’ ‘Voodoo Chile’ and ‘Burning of the Midnight…

Jimi Hendrix Experience's 'Electric Ladyland' is their third and final (and double) studio album released on October 16, 1968 and released by Reprise, Track, Barclay, Polydor.Track Listing : 1....And The Gods Made Love (Jimi Hendrix) - 01:21 . 2.Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland) (Jimi Hendrix) - 02:11 . 3.Crosstown Traffic (Jimi Hendrix) - 02:25 . 4.Voodoo Chile (Jimi Hendrix) - 15:00 .…

Columbia publish Bob Dylan’s sixth album : ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ featuring ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ and ‘Desolation Row’ (1965)

Bob Dylan's 'Highway 61 Revisited' is his sixth studio album released on August 30, 1965 by Columbia.Track listing : 1.Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) - 06:13 . 2.Tombstone Blues (Bob Dylan) - 06:00 . 3.It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (Bob Dylan) - 04:09 . 4.From a Buick 6 (Bob Dylan) - 03:19 . 5.Ballad of a Thin Man (Bob Dylan) - 05:58 . 6.Queen Jane Approximately (Bob Dylan) -…

The Who release their fifth album : ‘Who’s Next’ featuring ‘Baba O’Riley’ and ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ (1971)

The Who's 'Who's Next' feat. 'Won't Get Fooled Again' is their fifth studio album by released in August 1971 by Track, / DeccaTrack Listing : 1.Baba O'Riley (Pete Townshend) - 05:08 . 2.Bargain (Pete Townshend) - 05:34 . 3.Love Ain'T For Keeping (Pete Townshend) - 02:10 . 4.My Wife (John Entwistle) - 03:41 . 5.The Song Is Over (Pete Townshend) - 06:14 . 6.Getting In Tune (Pete Townshend) - 04:50 .…

Lynyrd Skynyrd release ‘(Pronounced Leh’nerd Skin’nerd),’ their debut album featuring ‘Free Bird’ and ‘Simple Man’ (1973)

Lynyrd Skynyrd's '(Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)' is their debut album featuring 'Free Bird' and 'Simple Man,' produced by Al Kooper and released on August 13, 1973 by MCA Track Listing : 1.I Ain'T The One (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 03:53 . 2.Tuesday'S Gone (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 07:32 . 3.Gimme Three Steps (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 04:30 . 4.Simple Man (Gary…

A Witch For All Seasons

From 'Dust My Broom' to 'Spellbound' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Blues with a slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Witchcraft'. It has Koko Taylor, David Seville, John Coltrane, The Atlantics and many more.

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

We Remember Frank Sinatra. ‘Frankly, My Dear’

This day (May 14, 1998), in Los Angeles, California, died Frank Sinatra, an American singer and film actor.Digest Tracklist : That'S Life (1966) . One For My Baby (1992) . & Liza Minnelli - New York New York (1990) . The Girl From Ipanema (1981) . America The Beautiful (1978) . You Make Me Feel So Young (1971) . Fly Me To The Moon (1969) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Can'T We Be Friends (1959) . Old…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

Happy Birthday Brian Setzer

April 10, 1959 - Brian Setzer, guitarist, singer, front man of the Stray Cats and the Brian Setzer Orchestra is 62. Happy Birthday SirReleased in 2002, "Boogie Woogie Christmas" is a Christmas album recorded by the Brian Setzer Orchestra. >> Brian Setzer Orchestra's "The Dirty Boogie" is the swing band's third album released on June 23, 1998. >> Jeff Beck is joined by Imelda May,…

Happy Birthday Emmylou Harris

April 2, 19** - Emmylou Harris, American singer, songwriter and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 06/52

James Taylor, Carole King, Ray Charles, Chicago, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack, Diana Ross, Seals and Crofts, Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, Sergio Mendes, Brasil 77, Jethro Tull, Al Kooper, John Mayall, Skid Row They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Taylor . Carole King .…

We Remember Roy Orbison

December 6, 1988 - Mr.Roy Kelton Orbison simply known as Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter passed away aged 52. He is remembered."Full Moon Fever" by Tom Petty is his first solo album released on April 24, 1989 and featuring contributions from Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and George Harrison. >> Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou…

Happy Birthday David Crosby. ‘Sing Crosby’

This day (August 14, 1941), in Los Angeles, California, is born David Van Cortlandt Crosby simply known as David Crosby, American singer-songwriter, guitarist & co-founder of the The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & NashDigest Tracklist : Mr. Tambourine Man (w/ The Byrds, 1965) . Chimes Of Freedom (w/ The Byrds, 1967) . Down By The River (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1970) . Traction In…

Happy Birthday Roger McGuinn

July 13, 1942 - James Joseph McGuinn III better known as Roger McGuinn, American musician, leader of the The Byrds is 78. Happy Birthday Sir<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/The-The Byrds-Turn-turn-RVM.jpg' alt'' class='image_product'/>The Byrds' 'Turn! Turn! Turn!' is their second album produced by Terry Melcher and released on December 6, 1965 by Columbia Records…

Amy Winehouse Cover Girl

From Amy Winehouse (incidentally her birthday is today), you know mostly "Rehab" "Valerie" or "Back To Black"But there is more. More like the other people's songs she has covered; other people being The Beatles, Michael Jackson, The Shirelles and so on. Never heard of them? So "Amy Winehouse. Cover Girl" is the playlist that you need.Track Listing : 1.All My Loving (Paul McCartney,…