Albert Lee visits Milwaukee (2020)

January 3, 2020 - English fingerstyle guitarist Albert Lee will play with John 'J.T.' Thomas (kb), Jason Harrison Smith (d) and Ben Golding (b) at Shank Hall in Milwaukee, WI

Albert Lee and Love release their third album : ‘ Forever Changes’ (1967)

Love's "Forever Changes" is their third and final studio album produced by Bruce Botnick and released in November 1967 by Elektra Records.Track Listing : 1.Alone Again Or (Bryan Maclean) - 03:15 . 2.A House Is Not A Motel (Arthur Lee) - 03:25 . 3.Andmoreagain (Arthur Lee) - 03:15 . 4.The Daily Planet (Arthur Lee) - 03:25 . 5.Old Man (Bryan Maclean) - 02:57 . 6.The Red Telephone (Arthur Lee) -…

Reunited Cream start the recording of ‘Royal Albert Hall London’ (2005)

Cream's 'Royal Albert Hall London' is the live album of their reunion recorded on May 2, 3, 5and 6, 2005 and released on October 4, 2005 By Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 06:18 . 2.Spoonful (Willie Dixon) - 07:29 . 3.Outside Woman Blues (Blind Joe Reynolds) - 04:33 . 4.Pressed Rat And Warthog (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 03:21 . 5.Sleepy Time Time 1 (Jack Bruce, Janet…

Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons and more record ‘The Young Lions’ (1960)

'The Young Lions' is the first and last album (recorded on April 25, 1960) by a supergroup featuring Wayne Shorter, Frank Strozier, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Bob Cranshaw, Albert Heath and Louis Hayes and released in 1960 by Vee-Jay.Track Listing : 1.Seeds Of Sin (Wayne Shorter) - 05:44 . 2.Scourn' (Wayne Shorter) - 05:58 . 3.Fat Lady (Wayne Shorter) - 05:03 . 4.Peaches And Cream (Wayne…

We remember Lee Morgan

This day (February 19, 1972), in New York, died Edward Lee Morgan, an American hard bop trumpeter.Tracklist : I Remember Clifford (1958) . w/ John Gilmore - Theme For Stacy . w/ Art Blakey - Buhaina'S Delight (1965) . w/ Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Goldie (1959) . I Remember Britt . w/ Horace Silver Band - Soul Tv . Tracklist : The Sidewinder . Since I Fell for You . I Remember…

Frank Sinatra and Tom Jobim record together ‘Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim’ (1967)

'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1967 and released In March 1967 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel, Vinícius De Moraes) - 03:00 . 2.Dindi (Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio De Oliveria) - 03:25 . 3.Change Partners (Irving Berlin) - 02:40 . 4.Quiet Nights Of…

Albert, Brian, Hank et al celebrate 50th years of the Stratocaster (2004)

September 24, 2004 - The Crickets, Albert Lee, Brian May, Hank Marvin, Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack, Jamie Cullum, Paul Rodgers, Joe Walsh, David Gilmour, Phil Manzanera, Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart and many others. They all take part in the "50th Anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster guitar" at the Wembley Arena in London

Joe Bonamassa releases his fourteenth live album : ‘Live at the Greek Theatre,’ a tribute to Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King (2016)

Joe Bonamassa's ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ is his fourteenth live album (a tribute to the"Three Kings" : Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King) released on September 23, 2016.Track Listing : 1.See See Baby (Freddie King, Sonny Thompson) - 03:16 . 2.Some Other Day, Some Other Time (Sonny Thompson) - 04:01 . 3.Lonesome Whistle Blues (Alan Moore, Elson Teat, Rudy Toombs) - 04:22 . 4.Sittin’ On The…

Eric Clapton releases ‘The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale)’ an album dedicated to JJ Cale (2004)

Eric Clapton's 'The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale)' is an album dedicated to JJ Cale released on July 29, 2014 by  Bushbranch / Surfdog.1 . Call Me The Breeze (Official Video) 2 . Lies (Glasgow, 21st June 2014 3 . Crazy Mama (June 2014, Wiener Stadthalle) Track Listing : 1.Call Me The Breeze (J.J. Cale) - 03:07 . 2.Rock And Roll Records (J.J. Cale) - 02:19 . 3.Someday (J.J. Cale) - 03:48 .…

On Dutch TV today, Emmylou Harris at ‘TopPop’ (1977)

June 20, 1977 - Dutch television AVRO program "TopPop" is going to tape a short concert by Emmylou Harris backed by Glen D. Hardin (p), John Ware (d), Albert Lee (g), Hank DeVito (pedal steel), Rodney Crowell (g) and Emory Gordy Jr (b) at the TopPop studios in Hilversum, The Netherlands

Warner Bros. publish ‘Trio,’ the first collaborative album by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris (1987)

Trio' is the first collaborative studio album between Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris, released on March 2, 1987 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.The Pain Of Loving You (Dolly Parton, Porter Wagoner) - 02:32 . 2.Making Plans (Johnny Russell, Voni Morrison) - 03:36 . 3.To Know Him Is To Love Him (Phil Spector) - 03:48 . 4.Hobo'S Meditation (Jimmie Rodgers) - 03:17 . 5.Wildflowers…

Polydor publish Eric Clapton’s seventh album : ‘Another Ticket’ (1981)

Eric Clapton's 'Another Ticket' is his seventh studio album released on February 17, 1981 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.Something Special (Eric Clapton) - 02:36 . 2.Black Rose (Troy Seals, Eddie Setser) (Eric Clapton) - 03:44 . 3.Blow Wind Blow (Muddy Waters) (Eric Clapton) - 02:58 . 4.Another Ticket (Eric Clapton) - 05:43 . 5.I Can'T Stand It (Eric Clapton) - 04:07 . 6.Hold Me Lord (Eric Clapton)…

Eric Clapton releases his eighth album : ‘Money and Cigarettes’ (1983)

Eric Clapton's 'Money and Cigarettes' is his eighth studio album released in February 1983 by Duck / Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Everybody Oughta Make A Change (Sleepy John Estes) - 03.16 . 2.The Shape You'Re In (Eric Clapton) - 04.08 . 3.Ain'T Going Down (Eric Clapton) - 04.01 . 4.I'Ve Got A Rock 'N' Roll Heart (Steve Diamond, Troy Seals, Eddie Setser) - 03.13 . 5.Man Overboard (Eric Clapton)…

Bill Wyman et al play Django (2009)

January 31, 2009 - Bill Wyman and his band The Rhythm Kings (featuring Albert Lee, Georgie Fame and others) perform at the Philharmonie in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Local Gypsy Jazz Guitar expert Robin Nolan will probably sit in.

Asylum publish ‘Jackson Browne,’ his eponymous debut album featuring ‘Doctor My Eyes’ (1972)

'Jackson Browne' is his eponymous debut album produced by Richard Sanford Orshoff and released in January 1972 by Asylum.Track Listing : 1.Jamaica Say You Will (Jackson Browne) - 03:23 . 2.A Child In These Hills (Jackson Browne) - 03:57 . 3.Song For Adam (Jackson Browne) - 05:22 . 4.Doctor My Eyes (Jackson Browne) - 03:11 . 5.From Silver Lake (Jackson Browne) - 03:49 . 6.Something Fine (Jackson…

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…

Asylum publish Jackson Browne’s fourth album : ‘The Pretender’ (1976)

Jackson Browne's 'The Pretender' is his fourth album produced by Jon Landau and released in November 1976 by AsylumTrack Listing : 1.The Fuse (Jackson Browne) - 05:50 . 2.Your Bright Baby Blues (Jackson Browne) - 06:05 . 3.Linda Paloma (Jackson Browne) - 04:06 . 4.Here Come Those Tears Again (Jackson Browne, Nancy Farnsworth) - 03:37 . 5.The Only Child (Jackson Browne) - 03:43 . 6.Daddy'S Tune…

Paul, Linda et al celebrate Buddy Holly (1979)

September 14, 1979 - Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Denny Lane, Don Everly, Albert Lee, Maria Elena Santiago, Bo Diddley, Roy Orbison and The Crickets perform at the 4th annual MPL Buddy Holly Week celebration concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London

Blue Note publish John Scofield’s ‘Hand Jive,’ an album recorded with Eddie Harris (1994)

John Scofield's 'Hand Jive' is a studio album recorded with Eddie Harris and released on August 9, 1994 by Blue Note Records.1 . I'Ll Take Les 2 . Do Like Eddie Pt.1 (w/ Eddie Harris) 3 . Do Like Eddie Pt.2 (w/ Eddie Harris) 4 . She's So Lucky (w/ Eddie Harris) Track Listing : 1.I'Ll Take Les (John Scofield) - 06:58 . 2.Dark Blue (John Scofield) - 07:37 . 3.Do Like Eddie (John Scofield) - 08:06 .…

Concord publish Christian Scott’s ‘Christian aTunde Adjuah’ (2012)

Christian Scott's 'Christian aTunde Adjuah' is an album released on July 31, 2012 by Concord.1 . New New Orleans (NSJ club Amsterdam, 2012) 2 . New New Orleans (King Adjuah Stomp, North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . Pyrrhic Victory (Euro Tour, 2012) 4 . Spy Boy/Flag Boy (The New Morning, Paris, 2012) 5 . Spy Boy 6 . Christian aTunde Adjuah 7 . Vs. The Kleptocratic Union (NSJ club Amsterdam, 2012) 8 .…

The Coral release ‘The Coral,’ their debut eponymous studio album (2002)

'The Coral' is their debut and eponymous studio album produced by Ian Broudie and Zion Egg and released on July 29, 2002 by Deltasonic1 . Spanish Main (2002, France) 2 . Spanish Main/Who's gonna find Me 3 . I Remember When (Live2) 4 . I Remember When (Liverpool) 5 . Shadows Fall (2002, France) 6 . Shadows Fall (Live) 7 . Dreaming Of You (Director's Cut) 8 . Dreaming of You (Later Archive,…

This month In Blues Legends 07/12

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Earl King, Taj Mahal, Magic Slim, Eric Bibb, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Johnny Winter, Jeff Healey, John Lee Hooker , Keb' Mo', Albert King

Columbia publish Destiny’s Child’s second album : ‘The Writings On The Wall’ (1999)

Destiny's Child's 'The Writing's on the Wall' is their second studio album produced by Missy Elliott, Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Rodney Jerkins and Beyoncé Knowles among others and released on July 14, 1999, by Columbia1 . So Good (Jam In The Park 2001) 2 . So Good (The Famous Jett Jackson) 3 . Bills, Bills, Bills 4 . Bills, Bills, Bills 5 . Bug-A-Boo (Official Video) 6 . Bug A Boo (Live, 1999) 7…

This month In Blues Legends 06/12

Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Bobby Rush, Johnnie Taylor, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Lurrie Bell, David Bromberg, Albert King, Sippie Wallace, John Mayall, The Bluesbreakers, James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Magic Slim, The Teardrops, Koko Taylor, Bo Diddley

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 25/52

Rich Robinson, Gary Moore, John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Jordan, Gary Clark Jr, Eric Clapton, Mick Jones, Jeff Beck, Leslie West, Prince

Herbie Hancock records ‘Empyrean Isles’ featuring ‘One Finger Snap’ and ‘Cantaloupe Island’ (1964)

Herbie Hancock's 'Empyrean Isles' feat. 'One Finger Snap' and 'Cantaloupe Island. is his fourth album recorded on June 17, 1964 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Canteloupe Island 2 . Cantaloupe Island (Blue Note Concert) 3 . Cantaloupe Island (Live under the sky '91) 4 . One Finger Snap (w/ LACHSA Bigband) Track Listing : 1.One Finger Snap (Herbie Hancock) - 07:20 . 2.Oliloqui Valley…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s ‘Sunlight’ recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius (1978)

Herbie Hancock's 'Sunlight' is an album recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius and released on June 15, 1978 by Columbia.1 . I Thought It Was You Track Listing : 1.I Thought It Was You (Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Jeffrey Cohen) – 08:56 . 2.Come Running To Me (Herbie Hancock, Allee Willis) – 08:25 . 3.Sunlight (Herbie Hancock) - 07:12 . 4.No Means Yes (Herbie Hancock) - 06:21 . 5.Good…

Tony Bennett and Bill Evans end the recording of ‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album’ for Fantasy (1975)

‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album' is a studio album recorded on June 10–13, 1975 and released the same year by Fantasy.1 . Bill Evans with Tony Bennett (Johnny Carson's Tonight Show 10/27/75) 2 . Together Again 3 . Jazz Inspired Track Listing : 1.Young And Foolish (Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt) - 03:54 . 2.The Touch Of Your Lips (Ray Noble) - 03:56 . 3.Some Other Time (Leonard Bernstein,…

Happy Birthday Tom Jones. ‘Miner Tom’

This day (June 7, 1940), in Treforest, Pontypridd, Wales, is born Sir Thomas John Woodward a.k.a Tom Jones, a Welsh singer.Tracklist : 1 . Knock On Wood (2020) 2 . w/ Bethzienna Williams - Cry To Me (2019) 3 . Don't Knock (2017) 4 . New Kiss (2016) 5 . Take My Love (2015) 6 . w/ Sally Barker - Walking In Memphis (2014) 7 . Soul of a Man (2012) 8 . Sex Bomb (1999) 9 . Green Green Grass Of Home…

Bryan Ferry releases ‘Boys and Girls,’ his sixth solo album featuring ‘Slave To Love’ (1985)

Bryan Ferry's 'Boys and Girls' feat. 'Slave To Love' is his sixth (and most successful) solo album released on June 3, 1985 by Eg Records.1 . Slave To Love 2 . Slave To Love (Gorbachev 80's Birthday Royal Albert Hall London) 3 . Don't Stop the Dance (2007-02-10, London) 4 . Windswept 5 . Boys And Girls Track Listing : 1.Sensation (Bryan Ferry) - 05:07 . 2.Slave To Love (Bryan Ferry) - 04:26 .…

Arista release Whitney Houston’s second album : ‘Whitney’ featuring ‘ I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (1987)

Whitney Houston's ‘Whitney' feat. ' I Wanna Dance With Somebody' is her second studio album released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records.1 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Official Video) 2 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody 3 . Love Will Save The Day 4 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Official Video) 5 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Nelson Mandella Freedom Fest, 1988) 6 . So Emotional (Japan) 7 . So…

We Remember Johnnie Taylor. ‘Taylored’

This day (May 31, 2000), in Dallas, Texas, died Johnnie Taylor, an American vocalist from rhythm and blues, soul, blues and gospel to pop, doo-wop and disco.Tracklist : 1 . Good Love (1989) 2 . Still Called The Blues 3 . I’M Changing 4 . Disco Lady (1976) 5 . It’ S September (1974) 6 . Jody’S Got Your Girl And Gone (1972) 7 . Stop Doggin’ Me Around (1972) 8 . Who’S Making Love (1969) Tracklist…

John Coltrane records his debut album as a leader : ‘Coltrane’ (1957)

John Coltrane's 'Coltrane' is his debut album as a leader, recorded on May 31, 1957 and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Bakai (Calvin Massey) - 08:44 . 2.Violets For Your Furs (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 06:18 . 3.Time Was (Gabriel Luna De La Fuente, Paz Miguel Prado, Keith Russell) - 07:31 . 4.Straight Street (John Coltrane) - 06:21 . 5.While My Lady Sleeps (Gus Kahn,…

This month In Blues Legends 05/12

Sonny Boy Williamson II, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Sonny Landreth, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy

Ray Charles records ‘In Person’ in Atlanta, Georgia for Atlantic Records (1959)

Ray Charles 'In Person' is a live album recorded on May 28, 1959 at Morris Brown College's Herndon Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia and released In July 1960 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.The Right Time (Lew Herman, Nappy Brown, Ozzie Cadena) - 03:42 . 2.What'D I Say (Ray Charles) - 04:21 . 3.Yes, Indeed (Sy Oliver) - 02:33 . 4.The Spirit Feel (Milt Jackson) - 04:16 . 5.Frenesi (Alberto Dominguez) -…

Happy Birthday Pete Townshend

May 19, 1945 - Pete Townshend, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Who is 76. Happy Birthday SirThe Who 's 'A Quick One' is their second studio album (also titled 'Happy Jack') produced by Kit Lambert and released on December 9, 1966 by Reaction/Polydor /Decca. >> The Who's 'Who's Next' feat. 'Won't Get Fooled Again' is their fifth studio album by released…

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…