We remember Annie Ross. ‘A Ross Garden’

This day (July 21, 2020), in New York City, died Annie Ross, Scottish jazz singer and actress, best known as a member of the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross.Digest Tracklist : Lush Life (2012) . w/ Jon Hendricks – Live In New York (2011) . One Meatball (2009) . Twisted (1959) . Lambert Hendricks and Ross - Alregin (1958) . Tracklist : Twisted . It Don't Mean a Thing . All of You . Between…

We wish Happy Birthday to Diana Ross. ‘La Ross’

This day (March 26, 1944), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Diana (Ernestine Earl) Ross a.k.a. Diana Ross , an American singer, who was lead singer of The Supremes.Digest Tracklist : If We Hold on Together (2019) . I'm Coming Out-Ain't No Mountain High Enough (2017) . Baby Love/Stop! In the Name of Love (2015) . More TODAY Than Yesterday (2007) . Interview (2004) . Touch Me In The Morning (1998) .…

Annie Clark a.k.a. St. Vincent releases her eponymous fourth album : ‘St. Vincent’ (2014)

'St. Vincent' is her eponymous fourth studio album produced by John Congleton and released on February 24, 2014 by Loma Vista/ Republic RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Rattlesnake (Annie Clark) - 03:34 . 2.Birth In Reverse (Annie Clark) - 03:15 . 3.Prince Johnny (Annie Clark) - 04:36 . 4.Huey Newton (Annie Clark) - 04:37 . 5.Digital Witness (Annie Clark) - 03:21 . 6.I Prefer Your Love (Annie Clark) -…

Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

December 25, 19** - Miss Annie Lennox, Scottish singer & songwriter, one half of Eurythmics with David A. Stewart is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissEurythmics' 'Be Yourself Tonight' feat. "Would I Lie to You?" is their fifth album released on April 29, 1985 by RCA >>Released on March 6, 1995, "Medusa" is the second solo album by Annie Lennox. >> Eurythmics' 'We Too Are One' is their…

This week In Singing Ladies 30/52 [encore]

Alison Krauss, Katie Shore, Annie Ross, Samantha Fish, Stevie Nicks, Chaka Khan & Mary J Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Margo Timmins, Suzanne Vega, Lauren Mayberry, Beth Gibbons, Lisa Gerrard

We remember Jon Hendricks. ‘Jon, He ‘s Only Singing

This day (November 22, 2017), in Manhattan, New York, died Jon Hendricks, an American jazz singer, one of the originators of vocaleseDigest Tracklist : w/ Mel Torme - Down For Double . w/ André Minvielle – Live In Paris (2009) . In Walked Bud (1983) . Soul For Sale (1997) . Lambert Hendricks And Ross - Airegin . Chega De Saudade (1993) . w/ The Manhattan Transfer – Airegin (1991) . Jon Hendricks…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 03:02 . 2.Drinking Again (Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber) - 02:48 . 3.Breaking Up Somebody'S Home (Al Jackson Jr., Timothy Matthews) - 03:49 . 4.Surabaya Johnny (Bertolt Brecht, Herbert Hartig, Kurt Weill)…

Arista publish Lisa Stansfield’s second album : ‘Real Love’ featuring ‘Change’ and ‘All Woman’ (1991)

Lisa Stansfield's 'Real Love' is her second studio album featuring the hit 'Change' and released on November 11, 1991 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.Change (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaneyandy Morris) - 05:39 . 2.Real Love (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaneyandy Morris) - 05:01 . 3.Set Your Loving Free (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaneyandy Morris) - 05:03 . 4.I Will Be Waiting (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaneyandy…

Arista publish Lisa Stansfield’s third album : ‘So Natural’ (1993)

Lisa Stansfield's 'So Natural' is her third studio album released on November 8, 1993 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.So Natural (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney) - 05:05 . 2.Never Set Me Free (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney) - 05:00 . 3.I Give You Everything (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney) - 04:40 . 4.Marvellous & Mine (Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaneyandy Morris) - 04:14 . 5.Goodbye (Lisa…

Steve Vai releases ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II,’ an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands (2007)

Steve Vai's 'Sound Theories vol. I & II' is an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands and released on June 26, 2007 by Epic / Red Ink.1 . Kill The Guy With The Ball...The God Eaters 2 . The Murder 3 . Gentle Ways 4 . Answers (Hammersmith Apollo London England 02 Dec 2012) 5 . Salamanders in the Sun (Acoustic, Best Buy Theater, New York, 9/11/12) 6 . Liberty (w/ Brian May,…

Capitol Records release Heart’s ninth album : ‘Bad Animals’ featuring ‘Alone’ (1987)

Heart's 'Bad Animals' feat. 'Alone' is their ninth studio album released on June 6, 1987 by Capitol Records.1 . Who Will You Run To? (Official Video) 2 . Alone (Official Video) 3 . There's The Girl (Official Video) 4 . There's the Girl (Palace Theater, Albany, NY, 7/27/15) Track Listing : 1.Who Will You Run To (Diane Warren) - 04:06 . 2.Alone (Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg) - 03:38 . 3.There'S The…

Sting releases his first solo album : ‘The Dream of the Blue Turtles’ featuring ‘If You Love Somebody Set Them Free and ‘Russians’ (1985)

Sting's 'The Dream of the Blue Turtles' is his first solo album released on June 1, 1985 by A&M, excatly two years after the final Police album. 1 . If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (Official Music Video) 2 . If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 3 . Love Is The Seventh Wave (Official Music Video) 4 . Love is the 7th Wave / Mother & Child Reunion (w/ Paul Simon, Feb 8 2014) 5 . Russians…

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 David Byrne. ‘Headmaster’

This day (May 14, 1952), in Dumbarton, Scotland, is born David Byrne, American singer-songwriter and guitanist, frontman of Talking HeadsDigest Tracklist : I Feel It In My Heart (w/ Talking Heads, The Kitchen ’76) . Psycho Killer (w/ Talking Heads, CBGB, 1975) . Don’t Worry About The Government (w/ Talking Heads) . With Dick Clark (w/ Talking Heads) . Warning Sign (w/ Talking Heads, Capitol…

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…

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…

Bob, Janiva et al attend the Blues Music Awards (2018)

May 9, 2018 - Southern Avenue, Tas Cru, Rich DelGrosso,Eric & LaDonna Gales, Benny Turner, Larkin Poe, Fabrizio Poggi, Altered Five Blues Band, Meg Williams, Kirby Newman,Wee Willie Walker, Anthony Paule, Jimmy Carpenter, Bob Margolin, Janiva Magness, Annie Mack, Jeff Jensen. They all take part in the "2018 Blues Music Awards" in Memphis

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Ah Um’ produced by Teo Macero (1959)

Charles Mingus' 'Mingus Ah Um' is an album (with a cover painted by S. Neil Fujita) recorded on May 5 and 12, 1959 and released the same year by Columbia..Track Listing : 1.Better Git It In Your Soul (Charles Mingus) - 07:23 . 2.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Charles Mingus) - 05:44 . 3.Boogie Stop Shuffle (Charles Mingus) - 05:02 . 4.Self-Portrait In Three Colors (Charles Mingus) - 03:10 . 5.Open…

Eurythmics release their their fifth album : ‘Be Yourself Tonight’ featuring ‘Would I Lie to You?’ (1985)

Eurythmics' 'Be Yourself Tonight' feat. "Would I Lie to You?" is their fifth album released on April 29, 1985 by RCATrack Listing : 1.Would I Lie To You? (Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart) - 04:25 . 2.There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) (Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart) - 05:22 . 3.I Love You Like A Ball And Chain (Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart) - 04:04 . 4.Sisters Are Doin' It For…

We remember Don Pullen. ‘Ode To Don’

This day (April 22, 1995), in Los Angeles, California,, died Don Pullen, an American jazz pianist and organist.Digest Tracklist : w/ The African-Brazilian Connection - El Matador (1992) . Jam Session / Autumn Leaves (1988) . Reincarnated . w/ George Adams Quartet - Song From The Old Country (1987) . w/ George Adams - City Gates (1984) . Interviewed by Ramsey Lewis + Ode to life . w/ George…

Happy Birthday to Al Green. ‘Al(leluia) Green’

This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.Digest Tracklist : Simply Beautiful (2019) . I'm still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . w/ Ann Nesby - Put It On Paper . Lets Stay Together (2010) . w/ Ben E. King, Teddy Pendergrass, Chuck Jackson, Brian Mcknight - Stand By Me (1993) . w/…

Track publish Jimi Hendrix’ posthumous album : ‘The Cry of Love’ (1971)

Jimi Hendrix' 'The Cry of Love' is a posthumous album compiled by recording engineer Eddie Kramer and drummer Mitch Mitchell and released in March 1971 by Track.Track Listing : 1.Freedom (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:24 . 2.Drifting (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:46 . 3.Ezy Ryder (Jimi Hendrix) - 04:09 . 4.Night Bird Flying (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:50 . 5.My Friend (Jimi Hendrix) - 04:40 . 6.Straight Ahead (Jimi Hendrix)…

Bruce Springsteen releases ‘Human Touch,’ his ninth album (1986)

Bruce Springsteen's 'Human Touch' is his ninth studio album released By Columbia, on March 31, 1992, the same day than another release 'Lucky Town'Track Listing : 1.Human Touch (Bruce Springsteen) - 06:31 . 2.Soul Driver (Bruce Springsteen) - 04:39 . 3.57 Channels (And Nothin' On) (Bruce Springsteen) - 02:28 . 4.Cross My Heart (Bruce Springsteen, Sonny Boy Williamson) - 03:51 . 5.Gloria'S Eyes…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s thirty-sixth album : ‘A Rose is Still a Rose’ (1998)

Aretha Franklin's 'A Rose is Still a Rose' is her thirty-sixth studio album released on March 23, 1998 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.A Rose Is Still A Rose (Lauryn Hill) - 04:27 . 2.Never Leave You Again (Sean Puffy Combs, Kelly Price, Corey Rooney) - 04:36 . 3.In Case You Forgot (Bill Dickens, Tim Gant, Michael Gray) - 04:49 . 4.Here We Go Again (Troy Lee Broussard, Jermaine Dupri, Wayne Garfield,…

Motown release ‘The Temptations Sing Smokey’ written and produced by Smokey Robinson (1965)

'The Temptations Sing Smokey' is their second studio album produced by Smokey Robinson and released on March 22, 1965 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.The Way You Do The Things You Do (Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers) - 02:41 . 2.Baby, Baby I Need You (Smokey Robinson) - 02:53 . 3.My Girl (Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) - 02:45 . 4.What Love Has Joined Together (Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers) - 02:58 .…

We remember Al Jarreau. ‘Al Is For Always’

This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin 'Al' Lopez Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.Tracklist : w/ Alita Moses - Summertime (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2015) . Take Five / Blue Rondo a la Turk / Jazz Day 2013 . w/ Mattia Bazar - San Remo Festival (2012) . Spain (2011) . High Crime (2000) . w/ Kurt Elling - Take 5 . Don'T You Worry (1995) . w/ Miki…

Columbia publish Santana’s fourteenth album : ‘Freedom’ featuring Buddy Miles as a vocalist (1987)

Santana's 'Freedom' is their fourteenth studio album featuring Buddy Miles as a vocalist and released in February 1987 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Veracruz (Jeffrey Cohen, Buddy Miles, Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana) - 04:23 . 2.She Can'T Let Go (Jeffrey Cohen, Tom Coster, Alphonso Johnson, Cory Lerios) - 04:45 . 3.Once It'S Gotcha (Jeffrey Cohen, Tom Coster, Alphonso Johnson) - 05:42 . 4.Love Is…

We remember David Bowie. ‘Just For One Day’

This day (January 10, 2016), in New York City, died David Robert Jones a.k.a. David Bowie, an English singer, songwriter and actorTracklist : Tonight (1964) . Space Oddity (Live, 1969) . Starman (1972) . The Jean Genie (1973 Top of the Pops) . Rebel Rebel (1974) . Young Americans (U.S. TV Ad, 1975) . Fame (Cher Show, 1975) . TVC 15 (Paris, 1976) . Heroes (Dutch TV, 1977) . Station To Station…

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New Depression’ (1976)

Bette Midler's 'Songs for the New Depression' is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:22 . 2.I Don'T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) - 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) - 04:05 . 4.Old Cape Cod (Claire Rothrock, Allan Jeffrey, Milton Yakus) -…

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ (1999)

Barbra Streisand's 'Timeless: Live in Concert' is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Opening/You'Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 02:31 . 2.Something'S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:41 . 3.The Way We Were (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Teddy Pendergrass releases his eighth album ‘Love Language’ featuring ‘Hold Me’ with Whitney Houston (1984)

Teddy Pendergrass' 'Love Language' is his eighth album released on November 30, 1984 by Asylum Records.Track Listing : 1.In My Time (Michael Masser, Cynthia Weil) - 03:48 . 2.So Sad The Song (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 03:23 . 3.Hot Love (Linda Creed, Michael Masser, Ray Parker, Jr.) - 04:43 . 4.Stay With Me (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 04:19 . 5.Hold Me (Linda Creed, Michael Masser) -…

This week In Singing Ladies 47/52

Toni Braxton, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige, Björk, Buika, Alison Krauss, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson . Cynthia Erivo, Annie Lennox, Maria Callas They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 350 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Toni Braxton . Hit the Freeway Lifted from : Toni Braxton releases her fourth…

Drake releases ‘Take Care,’ his second studio album featuring ‘Marvins Room,’ ‘Headlines,’ ‘Make Me Proud,’ ‘The Motto’ and ‘Take…

Drake's 'Take Care' feat. 'Marvins Room' is his second studio album released on November 15, 2011 by Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records..Track Listing : 1.Over My Dead Body (Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Noah "40" Shebib, Anthony Palman, Chantal Kreviazuk) - 04:32 . . 2.Shot For Me (Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Noah "40" Shebib, Abel Tesfaye, Rainer Millar Blanchaer) - 03:44 . . 3.Headlines (Aubrey…

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…

Whitney Houston releases her third album : ‘I’m Your Baby Tonight’ featuring next to the title track ‘All the Man That I Need’ and ‘Miracle’ (1990)

Whitney Houston's 'I'm Your Baby Tonight' is the third studio album released on November 6, 1990 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.I'M Your Baby Tonight (L.A. Reid, Babyface) - 05:01 . 2.My Name Is Not Susan (Eric Foster White) - 04:40 . 3.All The Man That I Need (Dean Pitchford, Michael Gore) - 04:11 . 4.Lover For Life (Sam Dees) - 04:49 . 5.Anymore (L.A. Reid, Babyface) - 04:24 . 6.Miracle…

Paul McCartney releases his fifth album : ‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ featuring ‘No More Lonely Nights’ (1984)

Paul McCartney's 'Give My Regards to Broad Street' is his fifth studio album produced by George Martin and released on October 22 , 1984 by Parlophone Track Listing : 1.No More Lonely Nights (Paul McCartney) - 05:13 . 2.Good Day Sunshine (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:33 . 3.Corridor Music (Paul McCartney) - 00:19 . 4.Yesterday (Lennon–Mccartney) - 01:43 . 5.Here, There And Everywhere (Lennon–Mccartney)…

Warner Bros. publish Prince’s fourth album : ‘Controversy’ featuring ‘Sexuality’ (1981)

Prince's 'Controversy' is his fourth studio album rleased on October 14, 1981 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Controversy (Prince) - 07:15 . 2.Sexuality (Prince) - 04:21 . 3.Do Me, Baby (André Cymone) - 07:43 . 4.Private Joy (Prince) - 04:29 . 5.Ronnie, Talk To Russia (Prince) - 01:58 . 6.Let'S Work (Prince) - 03:54 . 7.Annie Christian (Prince) - 04:22 . 8.Jack U Off (Prince) - 03:09Musicians :…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy (From "Summer Stock") - 02:41 . 3.Tony Bennett & Buddy Rich / Manhattan (From "The Garrick Gaieties") - 03:47 . 4.Sarah Brightman / Somewhere (From "West…

Epic publish Macy Gray’s second album : ‘The Id’ featuring ‘Sexual Revolution’ (2001)

Macy Gray's 'The Id' is her second studio album released on September 18, 2001 by Epic. Tracklisting : 1.Relating to a Psychopath (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, David Wilder, Darryl Swann) - 04:48 . 2.Boo (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, David Wilder, Darryl Swann, Victor Indrizzo, Zac Rae) - 04:25 . 3.Sexual Revolution (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, David Wilder, Darryl Swann) - 04:45 . 4.Hey Young World…