Polydor publish Ayo’s debut album : ‘Joyful’ featuring ‘Down On My Knees’ (2006)

Ayo's 'Joyful' is her debut album released on June 12, 2006 by Polydor.1 . Down On My Knees (Official Video) 2 . Down on my Knees (Live) 3 . Without you 4 . Without you (Athens 26/6/07) 5 . Letter by Letter (Live) 6 . Letter by letter (New Pop Festival 2007) 7 . Watching you 8 . Only you 9 . Help Is Coming (Official Video) 10 . What is Love (Olympia, France O) Track Listing : 1.Down On My Knees…

Creedence Clearwater Revival release their second album : ‘Bayou Country’ featuring ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Born on the Bayou’ (1969)

Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Bayou Country' is their second studio album produced by frontman John Fogerty and released on January 5, 1969 by Fantasy RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Born On The Bayou (John Fogerty) - 05:16 . 2.Bootleg (John Fogerty) - 03:03 . 3.Graveyard Train (John Fogerty) - 08:37 . 4.Good Golly, Miss Molly (Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco) - 02:44 . 5.Penthouse Pauper (John…

Happy Birthday Tab Benoit. ‘Beloved Bayou’

This day (November 17, 1967), in Houma, Louisiana, is born Tab Benoit, an American blues guitarist, musician and singer Digest Tracklist : Darkness (2019) . For What It’s Worth (2019) . Little Girl Blues (2018) . Night Train (2016) . These Arms Of Mine (2015) . I put a spell on you (2014) . Live in Dallas (2012) . Jambalaya (2011) . Sac-au-lait Fishing . Shelter Me (2010) . Shining Moon . Dirty…

We remember Elvis Presley. ‘King Singer’

This day (August 16, 1977), in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., died Elvis Aaron Presley simply known as Elvis Presley and even 'the King' , an American singer and actor. Tracklist : 1 . Vivo em Tupelo (1955) 2 . Blue suede shoes (1956) 3 . Hound Dog (1956) 4 . Jailhouse Rock (1957) 5 . King creole (1958) 6 . Shoppin' Around(1960) 7 . Can't Help Falling In Love (1961) 8 . Return To Sender 9 . Marguerita…

Happy Birthday Madonna. ‘La Donna’

This day (August 16, 1958), in Bay City, Michigan is born Madonna Louise Ciccone simply known as Madonna, American singer, songwriter and actressTracklist : 1 . Dancin' On Air (1982) 2 . Holiday (Germany, 1983) 3 . Borderline (1984) 4 . La Isla Bonita (1986) 5 . Into The Groove (1988) 6 . Like A Prayer (Pepsi Commercial, 1989) 7 . Vogue (MTV Awards, 1990) 8 . Sooner Or Later (63rd Academy…

Mercury publish The Ohio Players’ seventh album : ‘Honey’ featuring ‘Love Rollercoaster’ (1975)

The Ohio Players' 'Honey' is their seventh studio album released on August 16, 1975 by Mercury.1 . Sweet Sticky Thing (Live) 2 . Love Rollercoaster Track Listing : 1.Honey (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, William Beck) - 04:15 . 2.Fopp (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin…

Warner Bros publish Prince’s fifteenth album : ‘Come’ (1994)

Prince's 'Come' is his fifteenth studio album released on August 16, 1994.Track Listing : 1.Come (Prince) - 11:13 . 2.Space (Prince) - 04:28 . 3.Pheromone (Prince) - 05:08 . 4.Loose! (Prince) - 03:26 . 5.Papa (Prince) - 02:48 . 6.Race (Prince) - 04:28 . 7.Dark (Prince) - 06:10 . 8.Solo (David Henry Hwang, Prince) - 03:48 . 9.Letitgo (Prince) - 05:32 . 10.Orgasm (Prince) - 01:39 Musicians : Prince…

Verve Folkways release Richie Havens’ debut album : ‘Mixed Bag’ (1967)

Richie Havens' 'Mixed Bag' is an album released on August 16, 1967.1 . High Flying Bird (How Late It Is) (1969) 2 . I Can't Make It Anymore 3 . I Can't Make It Anymore (Woodstock 1969) Track listing : 1.High Flyin' Bird (Billy Edd Wheeler) – 03:35 . 2.I Can't Make It Anymore (Gordon Lightfoot) – 02:48 . 3.Morning, Morning (Tuli Kupferberg) – 02:17 . 4.Adam (Richie Havens) – 03:34 . 5.Follow…

We remember Dorival Caymmi. ‘Dorival De Bahia’

This day (August 16, 2008), in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, died Dorival Caymmi, a Brazilian singer, songwriter,Tracklist : 1 . O Vento (1996) 2 . w/ Chico Buarque, Gal Costa, Djavan, Tom Jobim & Daniela Mercury – Paratodos (1993) 3 . O Que É Que A Baiana Tem? 4 . w/ Chico Buarque - Maricotinha 5 . w/ Gal Costa - Só Louco (1981) 6 . O Mar (1978) Tracklist : Maracangalha . O Mar .…

We remember Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. ‘Shahenshah-e-Qawwali’

This day (August 16, 1997), in London, England, died Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, a Pakistani singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.Tracklist : 1 . Haq Ali Ali Haq (1992) 2 . w/ Michael Brook - The Making of Night Song 3 . Akhiyaan Udeek Diyan 4 . Raga Mala 5 . w/ Peter Gabriel & Friends - In Your Eyes 6 . Dayaar-E-Ishq Mein 7 . Kalam.Haji Ghulam Farid Faridi Tracklist : Mustt…

Sonny Rollins records ‘G-Man,’ a live album, at Opus 40 In Saugerties, NY (1986)

Sonny Rollins 'G-Man' is a live album recorded on August 16, 1986.Track Listing : 1.G-Man (Sonny Rollins) - 15:19 . 2.Kim (Sonny Rollins) - 5:58 . 3.Don'T Stop The Carnival (Traditional Arranged Sonny Rollins) - 11:18 . 4.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 12:01 Musicians : Sonny Rollins - Tenor Saxophone . Clifton Anderson - Trombone . Mark Soskin - Piano . Bob Cranshaw - Electric Bass . Marvin…

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong record ‘Ella and Louis’ with the Oscar Peterson Quartet (1956)

'Ella and Louis' by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong is a studio album recorded on August 16, 1956 with the Oscar Peterson Quartet. Track Listing : 1.Can'T We Be Friends? (Paul James, Kay Swift) - 03:47 . 2.Isn'T This A Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) - 06:16 . 3.Moonlight In Vermont (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) - 03:42 . 4.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) -…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Tracklist : 1 . The Third Eye 2 . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) 3 . Live In Israel 4 . W/ Dizzy Gillespie – Manteca 5 . Big Sid / It’S Time 6 . w/ Abbey Lincoln - Driva Man (1964) 7 . Drum Solo 8 . w/ Art Blakey & Elvin Jones - Battle Tracklist :…

The Pretenders release their second album : ‘Pretenders II’ featuring ‘Talk of the Town’ and ‘ Go to Sleep’ (1981)

The Pretenders ' 'Pretenders II' is their second studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on August 15, 1981 by Sire.1 . The Adultress (Fridays TV Show, 1981) 2 . Bad Boys Get Spanked (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 3 . Message Of Love (Fridays TV Show, 1981) 4 . Birds Of Paradise (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 5 . Talk Of The Town (Live) 6 . Day After Day (Live) 7 . Jealous Dogs (Rockpalast,…

Mushroom Records publish ‘Garbage,’ their self-titled debut album featuring ‘Only Happy When It Rains,’ ‘Queer’ and ‘Stupid Girl’ (1995)

'Garbage' is their eponymous debut studio album released on August 15, 1995 by Mushroom Records.1 . Queer 2 . Only Happy When It Rains (Official Video) 3 . Only Happy When It Rains (Live, Bizarre 96) 4 . Not My Idea (Live, 1998 ) 5 . Stroke Of Luck (Live, Madison, 2015) 6 . Vow 7 . Stupid Girl 8 . Milk Track Listing : 1.Supervixen (Garbage) - 03:55 . 2.Queer (Garbage) - 04:36 . 3.Only Happy When…

Rod Stewart releases his sixth album : ‘Atlantic Crossing’ featuring ‘Sailing’ (1975)

Rod Stewart's 'Atlantic Crossing' is his sixth album produced by Tom Dowd and released on August 15 1975 by Riva / Warner Bros..1 . Three Time Loser (Melbourne, 1977) 2 . Three Time Loser 3 . I Don't Want To Talk About It (Royal Albert Hall) 4 . I Don't Want To Talk About It (Official Video) 5 . This Old Heart Of Mine (1989, w/ Ronald Isley) 6 . This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) (Tauron…

Deep Purple record ‘Made in Japan’ during their first tour of Japan (1972)

Deep Purple's 'Made in Japan' is a double live album recorded in August 1972 during their first tour of Japan and released in December 1972 by Purple / Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Highway Star (Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice) - 06:52 . 2.Child In Time (Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice) - 12:25 . 3.Smoke On The Water (Ritchie…

Tom Waits finishes the recording of fifth studio album : ‘Foreign Affairs’ (1977)

Tom Waits 'Foreign Affairs' is his fifth studio album recorded between July 28 and August 15, 1977, with Bette Midler on one song and released in September 1977 By Asylum?Track Listing : 1.Cinny'S Waltz (Tom Waits) - 02:17 . 2.Muriel (Tom Waits) - 03:33 . 3.I Never Talk To Strangers (Tom Waits) - 03:38 . 4.Medley: Jack & Neal (Tom Waits) /California, Here I Come (Joseph Meyer, Al Jolson,…

Elektra release The Doors’ eighth album ‘Full Circle,’ he second after Morrison’s death (1972)

The Doors' 'Full Circle' is their eighth studio album (the second after Morrison's death) released on August 15, 1972 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Get Up And Dance (Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek) - 02:26 . 2.4 Billion Souls (Robby Krieger) - 03:18 . 3.Verdilac (Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek) - 05:40 . 4.Hardwood Floor (Robby Krieger) - 03:38 . 5.Good Rockin' (Roy Brown) - 04:22 . 6.The Mosquito (John…

Eric Dolphy records his second album as leader : ‘Out There’ (1960)

Eric Dolphy's 'Out There' is his second album as band leader, recorded on August 15, 1960 and released the same year by New Jazz.Track Listing : 1.Out There (Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus) - 06:55 . 2.Serene (Eric Dolphy) - 07:01 . 3.The Baron (Eric Dolphy) - 02:57 . 4.Eclipse (Charles Mingus) - 02:45 . 5.17 West (Eric Dolphy) - 04:50 . 6.Sketch Of Melba (Randy Weston) - 04:40 . 7.Feathers (Hale…

Kurt Rosenwinkel records ‘Intuit,’ his second album for Criss Cross Jazz (1999)

Kurt Rosenwinkel's 'Intuit' is his second album as a band leader, recorded on August 14 and 15, 1998 and released in 1999 by Criss Cross Jazz.1 . Darn That Dream (Universidade Lusíada De Lisboa) Track listing : 1.How Deep Is the Ocean (Irving Berlin) - 09:25 . 2.Conception I (George Shearing) - 05:17 . 3.Darn That Dream (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 08:14 . 4.Dewey Square (Charlie Parker)…

We remember Bobby Hutcherson. ‘Vibe and Wiser’

This day (August 15, 2016), in Montara, California, died Bobby Hutcherson, a jazz vibraphone and marimba player Tracklist : 1 . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (1/2) 2 . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (2/2) 3 . Blue Bossa (2009) 4 . w/ Joey Defrancesco - Just Friends (2007) 5 . w/ Joe Locke - Old Folks (2007) 6 . w/ Cedar Walton - Little B´S Poem 7 . Stolen Moments (1986) 8 . w/ Harold Land…

Abbey Lincoln records her third album : ‘It’s Magic,’ with Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly et al (1958)

Abbey Lincoln's 'It's Magic' is her third album recorded on July 24 and August 15, 1958 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.I Am In Love (Cole Porter) - 02:49 . 2.It'S Magic (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 04:03 . 3.Just For Me (Jimmy Komack) - 03:36 . 4.An Occasional Man (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 03:23 . 5.Ain'T Nobody'S Business (Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins) - 04:29 .…

Dinah Washington records in Hollywood ‘Dinah Jams,’ a live album with Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others (1954)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Jams' is a live album recorded in Hollywood on August 15, 1954, featuring Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others and released in February 1955 by EmArcy1 . Lover, Come Back To Me / Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair Track Listing : 1.Lover Come Back To Me (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 09:46 . 2.Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz) -…

Happy Birthday Larry Graham. ‘Next Stop Central Station’

This day (August 14, 1946), in Beaumont, Texas, is born Larry Graham, an American bass guitar player with Sly and the Family Stone and Graham Central Station.Tracklist : 1 . Thank You (2018) 2 . Purple Rain (2017) 3 . w/ Prince (2016) 4 . w/ Carlos Santana - Higher (2013) 5 . Move Like Jagger (2012) 6 . Live In France (2011) 7 . Bass Solo (2010) 8 . Way Black When 9 . Hair 10 . w/ Graham Central…

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, / Decca1 . Baba O'Riley (Hyde Park, 2015) 2 . Baba O'Riley (Live) Track 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…

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 Byrds and Crosby, Stills & NashTracklist : 1 . Mr. Tambourine Man (w/ The Byrds, 1965) 2 . Chimes Of Freedom (w/ The Byrds, 1967) 3 . Down By The River (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1970) 4 . Traction In…

Joni Mitchell records with the L.A. Express, the double live album ‘Miles of Aisles’ (1974)

Joni Mitchell's 'Miles of Aisles' is a double live album recorded with the L.A. Express on August 14–17, 1974 and released the same year by Asylum.1 . Rainy Night House (London 1974) 2 . Big Yellow Taxi (In Concert, 1970) 3 . Big Yellow Taxi (Isle Of Wight, 1970) 4 . Woodstock 5 . Cold Blue Steel And Sweet Fire (Live, 1974) 6 . Both Sides Now / The Circle Game 7 . Both Sides Now (Live, 1970) 8…

We remember Roy Buchanan. ‘Telecasting’

This day (August 14, 1988), in Fairfax, Virginia, died Roy Buchanan, an American guitarist, blues musician and pioneer of the Telecaster sound.Tracklist : 1 . Green Onions (1985) 2 . When A Guitar Plays The Blues 3 . w/ Lonnie Mack, Albert Collins - Further On Down The Road 4 . Roy’S Bluz (1976) 5 . Sweet Dreams (1973) 6 . Misty (1972) 14 . 0 Tracklist : Sweet Dreams . The Messiah Will Come…

Columbia Records publish Maxwell’s third studio album : ‘Now’ (2001)

Maxwell's 'Now' is his third studio album released on August 14, 2001, by Columbia Records.1 . Get To Know Ya (Official Video) 2 . Lifetime (Official Video) 3 . Lifetime (On "The Late Show") 4 . This Womans Work (Live) Track Listing : 1.Get To Know Ya (Hod David, Stuart Matthewman, Maxwell) - 04:22 . 2.Lifetime (Hod David, Stuart Matthewman, Maxwell) - 05:29 . 3.W/As My Girl (Hod David, Stuart…

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.1 . Fill Me In 2 . Fill Me In (Acoustic) 3 . Can't Be Messing 'Round (Acoustic) 4 . Can't Be Messing 'Round 5 . Rendezvous (Top Of The Pops, Friday 23Rd February 2001) 6 . Seven Days 7 . Seven Days (Sunrise TV Australia) 8 . Follow Me (Costa Rica) 9 . Last Night (Live) 10 . Walking Away…

Young Turks release ‘xx,’ The xx’ debut produced by Jamie Smith (2009)

'xx' by The xx is their debut album produced by band's member Jamie Smith and released on August 14, 2009 by Young Turks.1 . Vcr (Official Video) 2 . Crystalised (Official Video) 3 . Crystalised (Live On KEXP) 4 . Islands (Official Video) 5 . Islands (Glastonbury, 26-6-2010) 6 . Heart Skipped A Beat (Glastonbury, 26-6-2010) 7 . Fantasy (Live) 8 . Shelter (Glastonbury, Festival 2010) 9 . Basic…

On web TV today, Jon Bon Jovi enrols the Kings of Suburbia (2020)

August 14, 2020 - if in front of a computer, do not miss Jon Bon Jovi and the Kings of Suburbia - that is Everett Bradley (perc), Greg Mayo (g), Lorenza Ponce (strings) and Carl Gentry (kb) - performing a "Virtual Hampton Water Covid Relief Concert" live from home on YouTube

Bud Powell records ‘The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2’ (1963)

'The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2' is a studio album recorded on August 14, 1953.Track Listing : 1.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 02:54 . 2.Reets And I (Benny Harris) - 03:22 . 3.Sure Thing (Bud Powell) - 2:39 . 4.Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas (Aka Blues In The Closet) (Oscar Pettiford) - 03:04 . 5.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) - 04:04 . 6.I Want To Be Happy…

Art Blakey records ‘A Night in Tunisia’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt (1960)

Art Blakey's 'A Night in Tunisia' is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt in 1960 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Yama (Video) 2 . Tokyo (1961) Track listing : . 1.A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 11:11 . 2.Sincerely Diana (Wayne Shorter) - 06:47 . 3.So Tired…

C.B.S. publish Mahavishnu Orchestra’s first album : ‘The Inner Mounting Flame’ (1971)

Mahavishnu Orchestra's 'The Inner Mounting Flame' is its first (fully composed by John McLaughlin) studio album released on August 14, 1971 by C.B.S.1 . Meeting Of The Spirits / You Know You Know 2 . Meeting Of The Spirits 3 . Dawn Part 1. 4 . Dawn Pt 2 5 . Noonward Race 6 . A Lotus On Irish Streams 7 . A Lotus On Irish Streams 8 . Dance Of Maya 9 . You Know You Know 10 . You Know, You Know (w/…

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ (1991)

The Manhattan Transfer's 'The Offbeat Of Avenues' is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia.1 . The Offbeat Of Avenues 2 . 10 Minutes Til The Savages Come (Live) 3 . A World Apart Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) - 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) - 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis…

Joe Bonamassa releases his second album : ‘So, It’s Like That’ (2002)

Joe Bonamassa's 'So, It's Like That' is his second studio album released on August 13, 2002 by J&R Adventures.1 . So It's Like That (Guitar Center's King Of The Blues Finals) 2 . So, It's Like That ("CBS Early Morning Show") 3 . Waiting For Me (2003, Acoustic) 4 . Pain & Sorrow (Colorado Springs, 2003) 5 . Takin' The Hit (Rockpalast) Track Listing : 1.My Mistake (Joe Bonamassa, Mark…