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We Remember Alvin Lee from Ten Years After

March 6, 2013 - Mr. Alvin Lee passed away in Spain aged 68. He is remembered. Janis Joplin is on the 6th episode of US TV show "The Music Scene" on ABC next to Richie Havens, Jerry Lee Lewis, Isaac Hayes and English band Ten Years After. >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >> Ten Years Later - that is Alvin Lee (g, harm,voc), Mick Hawksworth (b) and Tom Compton (d) - opens for Sam.my Hagar at…

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks (1990)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Crescent City Christmas Card' is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks and released in January, 1990 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) - 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr) - Feat: . 3.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley) - 03:09 . 4.Little Drummer Boy (Katherine…

Dean Martin records ‘Sleep Warm’ with an orchestra conducted by Frank Sinatra (1958)

Dean Martin's 'Sleep Warm' is an album recorded with an orchestra conducted by Frank Sinatra on October 13–15, 1958 and March 2, 1959 and released by Capitol Records .Track Listing : 1.Sleep Warm(Lew Spence, Marilyn Keith, Alan Bergman) – 03:51 . 2.Hit The Road To Dreamland(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 02:51 . 3.Dream(Johnny Mercer) – 03:20 . 4.Cuddle Up A Little Closer(Karl Hoschna, Otto…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 31/52

Richie Sambora, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray , Eric Clapton, Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen, Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia , Rich Robinson, Jonny Lang, Stanley Jordan, Alvin Lee , Jimmy Page

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 20/52

Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Walsh, Chuck Berry, John Scofield, Johnny Guitar Watson, Brian May, Pete Townshend, Alvin Lee, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Robert Fripp, Eddie Van Halen, Marc Ribot

Ten Years After play at Woodstock (1969)

August 17, 1969 - Ten Years After - that is Alvin Lee (g, voc), Leo Lyons (b), Ric Lee (d), Chick Churchill (o) - will be on stage at "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music" to be held in Bethel, New York

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 10/52

Zakk Wylde, Gary Clark Jr, Alvin Lee, John Frusciante, Robin Trower, Adrian Belew, Buckethead, Eric Johnson, Chuck Loeb, Bill Frisell, Jorma Kaukonen, Ali Farka TouréThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Zakk Wylde . Purple Haze Lifted from : Buddy Guy et al pay tribute to Jimi…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 10/52

The Who, Pink Floyd, Crosby, Stills, Nash . Young, Foreigner, Emerson, Lake . Palmer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Bowie, Eagles, Chicago, Queen, Alvin Lee, The J. Geils Band They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Who . See Me, Feel Me Lifted from : The Who visit Holland (1973)2…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 10/52

J. Geils Band, Billy Joel, Simply Red, Gary Numan, Siouxsie . The Banshees, Depeche Mode, The Clash, Midnight Oil, Joe Walsh, U2, Alvin Lee, Keith Emerson . Carl PalmerThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . J. Geils Band . Centerfold Lifted from : Happy Birthday Peter Wolf2…

Apple Records publish George Harrison’s fifth album : ‘Dark Horse’ (1974)

George Harrison's 'Dark Horse' is his fifth studio album released on December 9, 1974 by Apple Records.Track Listing : 1.Hari'S On Tour (George Harrison) - 04:43 . 2.Simply Shady (George Harrison) - 04:38 . 3.So Sad (George Harrison) - 05:00 . 4.Bye Bye, Love (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant, George Harrison) - 04:08 . 5.Māya Love (George Harrison) - 04:24 . 6.Ding Dong, Ding Dong (George…

Sympathy For The Devil

Starting and ending with 'Sympathy For The Devil' made famous by The Rolling Stones, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Brian Poole, Steve Rowland And The Family Dogg and many more.

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook’ (1960)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook' is an album recorded between August 1, 1960 and January 14, 1961 with conductor Billy May and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 07:14 . 2.Let'S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 04:05 . 3.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 05:17 . 4.Between The Devil And The Deep…

Happy Birthday Slash

July 23, 1965 - Saul Hudson better known as Slash, English-American guitarist, long time member of Guns N' Roses is 57. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Sweet Child O' Mine (w/ Guns N' Roses, Official Music Video) 2 . November Rain (w/ Guns N' Roses) 3 . Slither (w/ Velvet Revolver, Official Video) 4 . Patience + Solo (Live In Stoke) 5 . Beautiful Dangerous (w/ Fergie) 6 . Hey Joe (Jimi…

Lionel Richie releases his third solo album : ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’ featuring ‘Say You, Say Me’ (1986)

Lionel Richie's 'Dancing on the Ceiling' is his third solo album released before he takes a ten years hiatus on July 15, 1986 by Motown.1 . Dancing On The Ceiling (Paris, 2007) 2 . Dancing On The Ceiling 3 . Sela 4 . Ballerina Girl 5 . Love Will Conquer All 6 . Say You Say Me 7 . Say You Say Me (Live) 8 . Say You Say Me (Symphonica In Rosso) Track Listing : 1.Dancing On The Ceiling (Mike…

Ella Fitzgerald ends the recording of ‘Get Happy!’ with various studio orchestras (1959)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Get Happy!' is an album recorded from July 24, 1957 till July 11, 1959 with various studio Orchestras and released in 1959 By Verve.1 . Like Young (1959) 2 . Cool Breeze (1983) 3 . Goodie Goodie 4 . You Turned The Tables On Me (w/ Joe Pass, Hannover, 1975) Track Listing : 1.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy Desylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Macdonald) - 02:36 . 2.Cheerful Little Earful…

One Little Indian release Björk’s second album : ‘Debut’ featuring ‘Human Behaviour’ and ‘Violently Happy’ (1993)

Björk's 'Debut' feat. 'Human Behaviour' is her second studio album co-produced with Nellee Hooper and released on July 5, 1993 by One Little Indian.1 . Human Behaviour (Royal Opera House) 2 . Big Time Sensuality 3 . Big Time Sensuality (Night Version) 4 . One Day (1994, Vessel) 5 . Aeroplane (MTV, 120 Minutes, 1993) 6 . Aeroplane (w/ D INFLUENCE) 7 . Come to Me (Cambridge) 8 . Come to Me (1993) 9…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book' is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records.1 . Côte d'Azur - I 2 . Côte d'Azur - II 3 . w/ Duke Ellington (1968) 4 . I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So 5 . sings In a Mellow Tone (w/ Oscar Peterson) 6 . It Don't Mean a thing (1974) 7 . Just a sittin…

Kanye West release ‘Yeezus’ his sixth album featuring ‘Black Skinhead’ and ‘Bound 2’ (2013)

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' is his sixth studio album featuring 'Black Skinhead' and 'Bound 2' and released on June 18, 2013 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella Records. 1 . BLKKK SKKKN HEAD 2 . Black Skinhead (on SNL) 3 . Kanye Explaining "I Am A God" from Yeezus 4 . New Slaves (on SNL) 5 . New Slaves (w/ Charlie Wilson, Later Archive) 6 . Flashing Lights (w/ Dwele) 7 . Blood On The Leaves (Later... with Jools…

Björk releases ‘Post,’ her third album featuring ‘Army Of Me’ and ‘Isobel’ (1995)

Björk's 'Post' feat. 'Army Of Me' is her third studio album released on June 13, 1995 by One Little Indian.1 . Hyperballad (Live) 2 . Enjoy (Tibetan Freedom Concert) 3 . Enjoy (Shepherds Bush Empire) 4 . You've been flirting again (Cambridge) 5 . Isobel (ROYAL OPERA HOUSE) 6 . Cover Me (arranged by Jónas Sen= 7 . Headphones (Shepherds Bush Empire) Track Listing : 1.Army Of Me (Björk, Graham…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) 2 . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) 3 . Souper Groove (2015) 4 . Funky Grooves in Japan (2013) 5 . @ NAMM (2012) 6 . w/ Chuck Rainey, David T Walker, Lou Donaldson - Tighten Up (1993) 7 . w/ Under Kontrol - Live in France (2011) 8…

We remember Ornette Coleman. ‘Ornette, What Else?’

This day (June 11, 2015), in New-York City, died Ornette Coleman, an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, composer and one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement.Tracklist : 1 . At North Sea Jazz (2010) 2 . J.S. Bach (2010) 3 . Lonely Woman (2008) 4 . w/ Prime Time - Latin Genetics 5 . w/ Prime Time - Stadtgarten Cologne (1987) 6 . In Germany (1978 ) 7 . In Roma (1974)…

Virgin publish Neneh Cherry’s debut album ‘Raw Like Sushi’ featuring ‘Buffalo Stance’ (1989)

Neneh Cherry's 'Raw Like Sushi' is her debut studio album featuring 'Buffalo Stance' and released on June 5, 1989 by Virgin1 . Buffalo Stance (Official Music Video) 2 . Buffalo Stance (Glastonbury 2019) 3 . Manchild 4 . Manchild (The BRITs 1990) 5 . Kisses On The Wind 6 . Kisses on the Wind (Club MTV, 1989) 7 . Inna City Mamma 8 . The next generation + Buffalo Blues (1991 TV) 9 . Heart 10 . So…

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…

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,…

Arista publish Dionne Warwick’s ‘Dionne’ produced By Barry Manilow (1979)

Dionne Warwick's 'Dionne' is an album (and her best seller ) produced By Barry Manilow and released in May, 1979 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.Who, What, When, Where, Why (Rupert Holmes) - 03:15 . 2.After You (Doug Frank, Doug James) - 04:02 . 3.The Letter (Wayne Carson Thompson) - 03:11 . 4.I'Ll Never Love This Way Again (Richard Kerr, Will Jennings) - 03:33 . 5.Déjà Vu (Isaac Hayes, Adrienne…

Destiny’s Child release ‘Survivor,’ their third album produced by Beyoncé (2001)

Destiny's Child's "Survivor" is their third studio album produced by Beyoncé Knowles and released on May 1, 2001 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Independent Women (Beyoncé Knowles, S. Barnes, Corey Rooney, J. C. Olivier) - 03:42 . 2.Survivor (Beyoncé Knowles, Anthony Dent, Mathew Knowles) - 04:14 . 3.Bootylicious (Beyoncé Knowles, Rob Fusari, Falonte Moore, Stevie Nicks) - 03:28 . 4.Nasty Girl…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got My Mojo Working . w/ Foghat- I Just Want To Make Love To You (1978) . w/ Clark Terry - Stormy Monday Blues (1977) . The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named Rock…

Happy Birthday Iggy Pop. ‘Most For Life’

This day (April 21, 1947), in Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.A., is born James Newell Osterberg, Jr. better known as Iggy Pop, American singer-songwriter, front man for The StoogesDigest Tracklist : 1970 (w/ The Stooges, Goose Lake 1970) . Sixteen . I'm Bored (OGWT, 1976) . Funtime (w/ David Bowie, 1977) . Lust For Life + Pumpin For Jill (Cabaret Tour, 1981) . Eat Or Be Eaten (1982) . Wild One (1986) .…

Atco Records release ‘Dr. John’s Gumbo,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Iko Iko’ (1972)

'Dr. John's Gumbo' is his fifth album (and a tribute to the music of his native city) released on April 20, 1972 y Atco Records. Track Listing : 1.Iko Iko (James Sugar Boy Crawford) - 04:08 . 2.Blow Wind Blow (Huey Piano Smith, Izzy Cougarden) - 03:17 . 3.Big Chief (Earl King) - 03:25 . 4.Somebody Changed The Lock (Mac Rebennack) - 02:42 . 5.Mess Around (Ahmet Ertegün) - 03:09 . 6.Let The Good…

R.L. Burnside releases ‘Too Bad Jim,’ his sixth album produced by Robert Palmer (1993)

R.L. Burnside's 'Too Bad Jim' is his sixth studio album produced by Robert Palmer, recorded in April 1993 and releasedi In 1994 by Fat Possum. Track Listing : 1.Shake 'Em On Down (R.L. Burnside, Traditional) - 04:48 . 2.When My First Wife Left Me (John Lee Hooker) - 03:46 . 3.Short Haired Woman (R.L. Burnside) - 00:00 . 4.Old Black Mattie (Traditional) - 04:10 . 5.Fireman Ring The Bell (R.L.…

Billie Holiday releases her first album : ‘Billie Holiday Sings’ on Clef Records (1952)

'Billie Holiday Sings' is her first album recorded on March 26, 1952 and released the same year by Clef Records.Track Listing : 1.I Only Have Eyes For You (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 02:57 . 2.You Turned The Tables On Me (Louis Alter, Sidney D. Mitchell) - 03:29 . 3.Blue Moon (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 03:31 . 4.(In My) Solitude (Eddie Delange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 03:31 .…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

Little Richard releases his debut album : ‘Here’s Little Richard’ featuring ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Tutti Frutti’ (1957)

Little Richard's 'Here's Little Richard' is his debut album featuring 'Long Tall Sally' and 'Tutti Frutti,' produced by Bumps Blackwell and released on March 4, 1957 by Specialty Track Listing : 1.Tutti Frutti (Richard Penniman, Dorothy Labostrie, Joe Lubin) - 02:25 . 2.True, Fine Mama (Richard Penniman) - 02:43 . 3.Can'T Believe You Wanna Leave (Leo Price) - 02:28 . 4.Ready Teddy (Robert…

TLC release ‘FanMail,’ their third album featuring ‘No Scrubs’ (1999)

TLC's 'FanMail' feat. 'No Scrubs' is their third studio album released on February 23, 1999 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Fanmail (Dallas Austin) - 04:00 . 2.The Vic-E Interpretation (Dallas Austin) - 00:18 . 3.Silly Ho (Dallas Austin) - 04:15 . 4.Whispering Playa (Dallas Austin, Marshall Lorenzo Martin) - 00:52 . 5.No Scrubs (Kevin Shekspere Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle) - 03:34 . 6.I'M…

Happy Birthday Graham Nash. ‘Nash Flow’

This day (February 2 , 1942), in Blackpool, Lancashire, is born Graham William Nash simply known as Graham Nash, English singer and songwriter, best known as a member of The Hollies and of Crosby, Stills & Nash (& Young)Tracklist : Look through any window (w/ The Hollies ) . Carrie Anne (w/ The Hollies, 1967 ) . Marrakesh Express & Blackbird (w/ CSN, Woodstock 1969) . Lee Shore (w/…

The Fugees release their debut album : ‘Blunted on Reality’ (1994)

The Fugees' 'Blunted on Reality' is their debut album released on February 1, 1994 by Ruffhouse.Track Listing : 1.Introduction (Lauryn Hill) - 01:14 . 2.Nappy Heads (Lauryn Hill) - 04:29 . . 3.Blunted Interlude (Lauryn Hill) - 06:49 . 4.Recharge (Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, Prakazrel "Pras" Michel) - 05:10 . 5.Freestyle Interlude (Fugees) - 01:08 . 6.Vocab (Fugees) - 05:02 . 7.Special News…

Dean Martin records with an orchestra conducted by Gus Levene, ‘Pretty Baby’ an album for Capitol (1957)

Dean Martin's 'Pretty Baby' is an album recorded on January 28 and 30, 1957 with an orchestra conducted by Gus Levene and released on June 17, 1957 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.I Can'T Give You Anything But Love (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) - 02:41 . 2.Only Forever (James V. Monaco, Johnny Burke) - 02:08 . 3.Sleepy Time Gal (Ange Lorenzo, Richard A. Whitting, Joseph R. Alden, Raymond B.…

Happy Birthday Jason Moran. ‘Still Rising’

This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer .Tracklist : Wind (2019) . Staged (2016) . w/ Bill Frisell - Memories of Tomorrow (2014) . w/ Alicia Hall Moran - BLEED (2012) . Lulu's Back In Town (2011) . w/ Cristina Zavalloni - Body And Soul (2011) . Maria Farantouri & Charles Lloyd Quartet - Blow Wind (2011) . Fire Waltz . On Thelonious…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°294 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Neil Diamond, Dina Carroll, Pat Benatar, Ivana Spagna, Love and Money, King, Dexys Midnight Runners, Alvin Stardust, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Tiffany, Shakin' Stevens, Bonnie Tyler, DollarThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (02/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Ella Fitzgerald records for Verve ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook’ with an orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle (1963)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook' is a studio album recorded on January 5-7, 1963, with an orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Begin (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) - 02:56 . 2.A Fine Romance (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) - 03:36 . 3.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 03:15 . 4.I'Ll Be Hard To…

Ella Fitzgerald finishes the recording of ‘Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson’ with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra (1961)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson' is a studio album recorded on January 5, 1959–December 27, 1961 with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released in 1962 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 03:00 . 2.Don'T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) - 03:47 . 3.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 02:49 . 4.I…