John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Good Morning Intro (Drew Ramsey, Shannon Sanders) - 00:46 . 2.Green Light (André Benjamin, James Neng-Hsien Ho, Rick Nowels) - 04:44 . 3.It'S Over (Kanye West, Pharrell Williams) - 04:27 . 4.Everybody Knows…

Robert Palmer releases ‘Secrets,’ his fifth solo album featuring ‘Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)’ (1979)

Robert Palmer's 'Secrets' feat. 'Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)' is his fifth solo album released in June 1979 by Island.1 . Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor) 2 . Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor) (Midnight Special) Track Listing : 1.Bad Case Of Loving You (Moon Martin) - 03:10 . 2.Too Good To Be True (Robert Palmer) - 02:54 . 3.Can We Still Be Friends (Todd Rundgren) -…

Island release Joe Cocker’s ‘Sheffield Steel’ recorded with the Compass Point Allstars (1982)

Joe Cocker's 'Sheffield Steel' is his eighth studio album recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau and released on May 22, 1982 by Island.Track Listing : 1.Look What You'Ve Done (Leo Nocentelli) . 2.Shocked (Ira Ingber, Greg Sutton) . 3.Sweet Little Woman (Andy Fraser) . 4.Seven Days (Bob Dylan) . 5.Marie (Randy Newman) . 6.Ruby Lee (Bill Withers, Melvin Dunlap) . 7.Many Rivers To Cross (Jimmy…

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…

Chaka Khan releases ‘What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me,’ her third album produced by Arif Mardin (1981)

Chaka Khan's 'What Cha' Gonna Do for Me' is her third solo album produced by Arif Mardin and released on April 15, 1981 y Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.We Can Work It Out (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 03:43 . 2.What Cha' Gonna Do For Me (Ned Doheny, Hamish Stuart) - 03:54 . 3.I Know You, I Live You (Chaka Khan, Arif Mardin) - 04:29 . 4.Any Old Sunday (Andy Fraser, Danny Ironstone, Linda Mccrary,…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 01/52

Daft Punk . Pharrell Williams, D'Angelo . David Sanborn, Trombone Shorty . Cyril Neville, Dave Matthews . Trey Anastasio, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant . Michael Stipe, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin . Zakir Hussain, Aretha Franklin . Lou Rawls, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash . Carl Perkins, Billy Joel . Jimmy Fallon, Joe Bonamassa . Andy Fraser, Gary Moore . Phil Lynott, Neil Young . Stephen…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 01/52

Donna Grantis, John McLaughlin, George Benson, Peter Frampton, Audley Freed, Lucky Peterson, Zakk Wylde . Rory Gallagher, Joe Bonamassa, Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Warren Haynes, Eric GalesThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 185 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Donna Grantis . Diamonds and Dynamite Lifted…

Polydor publish Brian Eno’s fifth album : ‘Before and After Science’ (1977)

Brian Eno's 'Before and After Science' is his fifth studio album co-produced with Rhett Davies and released in December 1977 by Polydor RecordsTrack Listing : 1.No One Receiving (Brian Eno) - 03:52 . 2.Backwater (Brian Eno) - 03:43 . 3.Kurt'S Rejoinder (Brian Eno) - 02:55 . 4.Energy Fools The Magician (Percy Jones, Brian Eno) - 02:04 . 5.King'S Lead Hat (Brian Eno) - 03:56 . 6.Here He Comes (Brian…

Joe Bonamassa records his first live album : ‘A New Day Yesterday Live’ in Fort Wayne, Indiana (2001)

Joe Bonamassa's 'A New Day Yesterday Live' is his first live album recorded on December 21, 2001 in Fort Wayne, Indiana and released in 2002 by Premier Artists.Track Listing : 1.Jam Intro (Joe Bonamassa) - 03:21 . 2.Cradle Rock (Rory Gallagher) - 03:37 . 3.Steppin' Out/Rice Pudding (Nicky Hopkins, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Tony Newman) - 05:31 . 4.A New Day Yesterday (Ian Anderson) - 08:05 .…

Joe Cocker releases his nineteenth album : ‘Heart & Soul’ (2004)

Joe Cocker's 'Heart & Soul' is his nineteenth studio album featuring only cover songs and released on October 12, 2004.Track Listing : 1.What'S Going On (Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) – 05:15 . 2.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) – 03:46 . 3.One (U2) – 04:36 . 4.I (Carlo Donida, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Julio Rapetti) – 04:03 . 5.Maybe I'M Amazed (Paul McCartney) – 03:24 . 6.I…

Capitol publish Joe Cocker’s thirteenth album : ‘Night Calls’ (1991)

Joe Cocker's 'Night Calls' is his thirteenth studio album released on October 7, 1991 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Love Is Alive (Gary Wright) - 03:57 . 2.Little Bit Of Love (Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff, Simon Kirkeandy Fraser) - 02:28 . 3.Please No More (Greg Hansen, David Egan) - 05:28 . 4.There'S A Storm Coming (John Hadley, Wally Wilson) - 04:08 . 5.You'Ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (John…

The tracklisting of the new Joe Bonamassa (King Bee?) reads like a christic journey from shakedown and wounds to reconstruction and redemption. Heavy stuff and riffs!

Joe Bonamassa's 'Redemption' is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on September 21, 2018 by J&R Adventures (Source Joe Bonamassa - Redemption | Official Site)Blues Rock Review Bonamassa throws in a flashy solo, but his playing, as well as his vocals, have a lot of soul. He’s not phoning in this performance. Louder Want it or not, a breakup album is his…

Happy Birthday Slash

July 23, 1965 - Saul Hudson better known as Slash, English-American guitarist, long time member of Guns N' Roses is 55. Happy Birthday SirRihanna 's 'Rated R' is here fourth studio album featuring (among others) Young Jeezy, will.i.am, Justin Timberlake and Slash as guests and released on November 20, 2009 by Def Jam. >>Lenny Kravitz' 'Mama Said' is his second studio album featuring Slash…

Metallica release their sixth album : ‘Load’ featuring ‘Until It Sleeps’ (1996)

Metallica's 'Load' feat. 'Until It Sleeps' is their sixth studio album released on June 4, 1996 by Elektra Vertigo.1 . Ain't My Bitch (Live, Cunning Stunts) 2 . Ain't My Bitch (Reading Festival, 1997) 3 . 2x4 (1995.08.26, Donington, U.K.) 4 . 2x4 (1995.08.23 London, UK) 5 . Until It Sleeps (Official Music Video) 6 . Until it Sleeps (Live, Cunning Stunts) 7 . Until It Sleeps (Video Music Awards…

Ringo Starr releases his tenth album : ‘Time Takes Time’ featuring Brian Wilson, Harry Nilsson and Jeff Lynne (1992)

Ringo Starr 's 'Time Takes Time' is his tenth studio album recorded with Brian Wilson, Harry Nilsson and Jeff Lynne as guests and released on May 22 , 1992 by Private Music. Track Listing : 1.Weight Of The World (Brian O'Doherty, Fred Velez) - 03:54 . 2.Don'T Know A Thing About Love (Richard Feldman, Stan Lynch) - 03:49 . 3.Don'T Go Where The Road Don'T Go (Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman, Gary…

Radiohead release ‘A Moon Shaped Pool,’ their ninth album (2016)

Radiohead 's "A Moon Shaped Pool" is their ninth studio album released on May 8, 2016.Track Listing : 1.Burn The Witch (Radiohead) - 03:40 . 2.Daydreaming (Radiohead) - 06:24 . 3.Decks Dark (Radiohead) - 04:41 . 4.Desert Island Disk (Radiohead) - 03:44 . 5.Ful Stop (Radiohead) - 06:07 . 6.Glass Eyes (Radiohead) - 02:52 . 7.Identikit (Radiohead) - 04:26 . 8.The Numbers (Radiohead) - 05:45 .…

Joe Satriani records a double album ‘Satriani Live!’ in Anaheim, California (2006)

Joe Satriani's 'Satriani Live!' is a live double album recorded on May 2, 2006 in Anaheim, California and released on October 31, 2006 by Red Ink.Track Listing : 1.Flying In A Blue Dream (Joe Satriani) - 08:38 . 2.The Extremist (Joe Satriani) - 03:40 . 3.Redshift Riders (Joe Satriani) - 04:46 . 4.Cool #9 (Joe Satriani) - 08:02 . 5.A Cool New Way (Joe Satriani) - 10:00 . 6.Satch Boogie (Joe…

Virgin Records release the third Massive Attack’s album : ‘Mezzanine’ (1998)

Massive Attack's 'Mezzanine' is their third studio album co- produced with Neil Davidge and released on 20 April 1998 by Virgin Records.Track Listing : 1.Angel (Horace Hinds, Grantley Marshall, Robert Del Naja, Andrew Vowles) - 06:19 . . 2.Risingson (Grantley Marshall, Robert Del Naja, Andrew Vowles) - 04:58 . . 3.Teardrop (Elizabeth Fraser, Grantley Marshall, Mushroom, Robert Del Naja) - 05:30…

We remember Jeff Healey. ‘Jeff Saw The Light’

This day (March 2, 2008), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, died Norman Jeffrey 'Jeff' Healey, a blind Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist and guitarist.Tracklist : Angel Eyes (2006) . See The Light . As The Years Go Passing By . Like A Hurricane . w/ Philip Sayce - At Ohne Filter . w/ Randy Bachman - While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2007) . w/ Ronnie Hawkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, The Band -…

AC/DC release ‘Stiff Upper Lip,’ the last one produced by the oldest Young brother, George (2000)

AC/DC's 'Stiff Upper Lip' is their thirteenth (fourteenth in Australia) studio album released on February 28 , 2000 by East West.Track Listing : 1.Stiff Upper Lip (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:34 . 2.Meltdown (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:41 . 3.House Of Jazz (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:56 . 4.Hold Me Back (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:59 . 5.Safe In New York City (Angus Young,…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

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) - 07:32 . 4.You Put A Move On My Heart (Rod Temperton) - 06:13 . 5.Rock With You (Rod…

4AD publish Cocteau Twins’ sixth album : ‘Heaven Or Las Vegas’ (1990)

Cocteau Twins' 'Heaven or Las Vegas' is their sixth studio album self-produced and released on September 17, 1990 by 4ADTrack Listing : 1.Cherry-Coloured Funk (Cocteau Twins) - 03:12 . 2.Pitch The Baby (Cocteau Twins) - 03:14 . 3.Iceblink Luck (Cocteau Twins) - 03:18 . 4.Fifty-Fifty Clown (Cocteau Twins) - 03:10 . 5.Heaven Or Las Vegas (Cocteau Twins) - 04:58 . 6.I Wear Your Ring (Cocteau Twins) -…

Aerosmith release ‘Pump,’ their tenth studio album featuring ‘Love in an Elevator,’ ‘Janie’s Got a Gun’ and ‘What It Takes’ (1989)

Aerosmith's 'Pump' is their tenth studio album produced by Bruce Fairbairn and released on September 12, 1989 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Young Lust (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance) - 04:18 . 2.F.I.N.E. (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Desmond Child) - 04:09 . 3.Going Down/Love In An Elevator (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler) - 05:39 . 4.Monkey On My Back (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler) - 03:57 . 5.Water…

Aerosmith release their ninth studio album : ‘Permanent Vacation’ featuring ‘Angel’ and ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ (1987)

Aerosmith's 'Permanent Vacation' is their ninth studio album produced by Bruce Fairbairn and released on August 18 1987 by Geffen Records.Track Listing : 1.Heart'S Done Time (Joe Perry, Desmond Child) - 04:42 . 2.Magic Touch (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance) - 04:37 . 3.Rag Doll (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance, Holly Knight) - 04:25 . 4.Simoriah (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance)…

Craig David releases ‘Born to Do It,’ his debut album featuring ‘Fill Me In’ and ‘7 Days’ (2000)

Craig David's 'Born to Do It' is his debut studio album released on August 14, 2000 by Atlantic, Edel Germany.Track Listing : 1.Fill Me In (Craig David, Mark Hill) - 04:16 . 2.Can'T Be Messing 'Round (Craig David) - 03:54 . 3.Rendezvous (Craig David, Mark Hill) - 04:37 . 4.7 Days (Craig David, Mark Hill, Darren Hill) - 03:55 . 5.Follow Me (Craig David, Mark Hill) - 04:01 . 6.Last Night (Craig…

Paul Simon releases his seventh album : ‘Graceland’ featuring ‘You Can Call Me Al’ and ‘The Boy in the Bubble’ (1986)

Paul Simon's 'Graceland' is his seventh studio album released on August 12, 1986 by Warner Bros.Track listing : 1.The Boy in the Bubble (Forere Motloheloa, Paul Simon) - 03:59 . 2.Graceland (Paul Simon) - 04:48 . 3.I Know What I Know (General MD Shirinda, Paul Simon) - 03:13 . 4.Gumboots (Lulu Masilela, Jonhjon Mkhalali, Paul Simon) - 02:44 . 5.Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes (Joseph…