Atco Records release Ben E. King’s third studio album : ‘Don’t Play That Song!’ featuring ‘Stand by Me’

Ben E. King's 'Don't Play That Song!' feat. 'Stand by Me' is his third studio album released on August 20, 1962 by Atco Records.1 . Stand By Me (1961) 2 . Stand By Me (Live, 2007) 3 . Stand By Me (w/ Juke, Live, 1987) Track Listing : 1.Don'T Play That Song (You Lied) (Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson) - 02:46 . 2.Ecstasy (Ben E. King) - 02:32 . 3.On The Horizon (Ben E. King) - 02:18 . 4.Show Me The…

George Benson starts the recording of ‘Good King Bad’ for CTI (1975)

George Benson's 'Good King Bad' is an album recorded on July 1 & 8, October 9 and December 4 & 5, 1975 and released in 1976 By CTI.Track Listing : 1.Theme From Good King Bad (David Matthews) - 06:03 . 2.One Rock Don'T Make No Boulder (David Matthews) - 06:50 . 3.Em (Philip Manamworth) - 04:56 . 4.Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Vince Guaraldi) - 07:00 . 5.Siberian Workout (David Matthews) -…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Concord Jazz publish George Benson’s ‘Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole’ (2013)

George Benson's 'Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole' is a studio album (featuring covers of Cole’s greatest songs) released on June 4, 2013 by Concord Jazz.1 . Route 66 2 . When I fall In Love (w/ Janey Clewer, Java Jazz Festival 2011) 3 . Unforgettable (Kongresshaus in Zurich 11.7.13) 4 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2009) 5 . Smile (North Sea Jazz, 2009) 6 . Straighten up and fly right 7 . I'm…

We all remember Ben E. King. ‘For A Day’

This day (April 30, 2015), in Teaneck, New Jersey, died Ben E. King, an American soul singer.Digest Tracklist : Stand By Me . Save The Last Dance For Me (2012) . Spanish Harlem . This Magic Morment . w/ Juke - Money Honey (1987) . It'S Amazing (1968) . Tracklist : Stand By Me . Spanish Harlem . This Magic Moment . Amor . Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow . I (Who Have Nothing) . Supernatural Thing…

Nat King Cole records an album arranged by Nelson Riddle : ‘Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love’ (1953)

'Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love' is an album arranged by Nelson Riddle, recorded on January 27, 28, 1953 and August 23, 25, 1955 and released by Capitol.1 . A Handful Of Stars 2 . Tenderly (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . There Will Never Be Another You Track Listing : 1.Love Is Here To Stay (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:49 . 2.A Handful Of Stars (Jack Lawrence, Ted Shapiro) - 03:26 . 3.This…

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Take The A Train (2009) 2 . Killer Joe (2009) 3 . Interview & Live. 4 . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP - Blues for Diahann (1997) 5 . Freddie Hubbard & Stablemates (1989) 6 . w/ Alan Branscombe, Dave Goldberg,…

Benny Goodman records ‘The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert’ (1938)

Benny Goodman's 'The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert' is one of the first recording (done on January 16, 1938) of music issued on the new long-playing format and one of the first to sell over a million copies. ,1 . Avalon (1959) 2 . I Got Rhythm (1959) 3 . #6 (w/ The Mcguire Sisters, 1958) 4 . 1955 (China Boy) 5 . Sing, Sing, Sing (Gene Krupa, From "Hollywood Hotel Film" (1937)) Track…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett's 'Tony' is an album (re-titled 'Tony Bennett Showcase') produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. 1 . Love Walked In (1959) 2 . Taking A Chance On Love 3 . Without A Song (1959) 4 . Without A Song (Danny Thomas Show, 1/12/59) Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis…

Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’ featuring ‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Haven’t Got Time for the Pain’ (1974)

Carly Simon's 'Hotcakes' is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. 1 . Mockingbird (w/ James Taylor) 2 . Mockingbird (w/ Stephen Colbert) Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) - 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) - 02:59 . 3.Think I'M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) - 03:57 . 4.Older Sister (Carly Simon) - 03:09…

MCA publish B. B. King’s album : ‘There Must Be a Better World Somewhere’ produced by Dr.John (1981)

B. B. King's 'There Must Be a Better World Somewhere' is an album fully written and produced by Dr.John and released in January 1981 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.The Victim (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) - 06:18 . 2.More, More, More (Jay Hirsh, Hugh Mccracken) - 04:39 . 3.You'Re Going With Me (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) - 04:35 . 4.Life Ain'T Nothing But A Party (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) - 06:13 . 5.Born Again Human…

Freddie King opens for GFR at MSG (1972)

December 23, 1972 - Freddie King opens for Grand Funk Railroad at the Madison Square Garden in New-York City. This is a benefit concert for "Phoenix House" to be filmed and aired by ABC early next year

Tony Bennett records ‘In Person!’ an album with the Count Basie Orchestra (1958)

Tony Bennett's 'In Person!' is an album recorded on December 22 & 30, 1958 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released in 1959 by Columbia.1 . Just In Time Track Listing : 1.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 01:45 . 2.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 02:20 . 3.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John Latouche) - 01:57 . 4.Without A…

We remember Albert King. ‘King Albert’

This day (December 21, 1992), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Albert King, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Why You´re so mean to me (1992) 2 . The Sky Is Crying (1989) 3 . w/ Stevie Ray Vaughan- Don’t You Lie To Me (1983) 4 . Born Under A Bad Sign 5 . w/ John Mayall – Stormy Monday 6 . Blues Power (1970) 7 . I’ll Play The BLues For You Tracklist : Born Under A Bad Sign .…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) 2 . What I Haven’t Done (2019) 3 . at GuitarTown (2018) 4 . Good Times (2017) 5 . High Heels And Throwing Things (2016) 6 . w/ hr-Bigband – Different People (2015) 7 . 12 Bar Blues Improvisation (2014) 8 . w/ Omar Hakim, Joey DeFrancesco…

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter et al (1970)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Sugar' is an album recorded mainly during November 1970 with among others, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter, ... and released In 1971 By CTI.1 . Sugar Track Listing : 1.Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) - 10:03 . 2.Sunshine Alley (Butch Cornell) - 10:48 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) - 14:14 . 4.Gibraltar (Stanley Turrentine) - 9:35 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

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 Tracklist : 1 . Darkness (2019) 2 . For What It’s Worth (2019) 3 . Little Girl Blues (2018) 4 . Night Train (2016) 5 . These Arms Of Mine (2015) 6 . I put a spell on you (2014) 7 . Live in Dallas (2012) 8 . Jambalaya (2011) 9 . Sac-au-lait Fishing 10 . Shelter Me (2010) 11 .…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette et al (1970)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Straight Life' is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti.1 . Straight Life Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) - 13:37 . 3.Here'S That Rainy Day (James Van Heusen , Johnny Burke) -…

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ (2001)

Tony Bennett's 'Playin' with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues' is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records.1 . Good Morning Heartache (w/ & Sheryl Crow, Live, 2001) 2 . New York State Of Mind (w/ Billy Joel, Shea Stadium) Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) - 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues)…

Stevie Wonder releases his fifteenth album : ‘Talking Book’ featuring ‘You Are the Sunshine of My Life’ and ‘Superstition’ (1972)

Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book' is his fifteenth album released on October 28, 1972 by Tamla.1 . You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (The White House) 2 . Maybe Your Baby (Talking Book) 3 . You And I (Live) 4 . Big Brother (Natural Wonder) 5 . Superstition 6 . Superstition (Sesame Street) 7 . (w/ Tom Jones) Track Listing : 1.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) - 02:58 . 2.Maybe Your…

For his twenty fifth album, Elvis Costello has recruited ex-collaborators The Imposters and Burt Bacharach, he has added Carole King for the female touch. Sounds like the return of Ocean 11!

Elvis Costello's 'Look Now' is his twenty fifth album recorded with The Imposters, co-produced with Sebastian Krys, featuring songs by Carole King and Burt Bacharach and released on October 12, 2018 by Concord Records(Source Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Look Now | Official Site)Consequence of Sound ...Costello’s first record of new music in five years is an intricately detailed and…

Talking Heads release their fourth album : ‘Remain in Light’ produced by Brian Eno and featuring ‘Once in a Lifetime’ (1980)

Talking Heads' 'Remain in Light' is their fourth studio album produced by Brian Eno and released on October 8, 1980 by Sire Records.1 . Crosseyed And Painless (Live "Stop Making Sense") 2 . Crosseyed And Painless (Official Video) 3 . The Great Curve (Rome, 1980 ) 4 . The Great Curve (Dortmund, 1980) 5 . Once In A Lifetime 6 . Houses In Motion (2009, "One Shot Not Show") 7 . Born Under…

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel.Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 at the Rainbow Room on the top of the RCA Building.The "concert…

Elton John releases ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ his seventh album featuring ‘Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,’ ‘Candle in the Wind,’ ‘Bennie and…

Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' feat. 'Candle in the Wind', 'Bennie and the Jets', etc. is his seventh studio album recorded at the Château d'Hérouville in France and released on October 5, 1973 by MCA / DJM.1 . Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding 2 . Candle In The Wind 3 . Bennie And The Jets (- Official Video) 4 . Bennie And The Jets (Red Piano Show, Las Vegas) 5 . Goodbye…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a "Benson Strictly Guitar" video playlist featuring a non-singing Benson, for all of you out there who love to watch the…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Guitar Man’ (2011)

George Benson's 'Guitar Man' is a studio album featuring jazz and pop standards and released on October 4, 2011 by Concord.1 . I Wanna Hold Your Hand 2 . Don't Know Why (Glasgow, 2014) 3 . Don't Know Why (Acoustic Version) 4 . My One And Only Love 5 . Danny Boy (Live, 2000) Track Listing : 1.Tenderly (Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) - 02:01 . 2.I Want To Hold Your Hand (John Lennon, Paul…

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…

Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals release ‘Burn to Shine’ (1999)

'Burn to Shine' by Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals is an album produced by J.P. Plunier and released on September 21, 1999 by VRA.1 . Alone 2 . En France 3 . Two Hands Of A Prayer (Miami) 4 . Please Bleed (w/ The Innocent Criminals) 5 . Please Bleed (Live) 6 . Suzie Blue (On Ukulele) 7 . Steal My Kisses (Live) 8 . Burn To Shine (w/ The Innocent Criminals) 9 . Burn To Shine (w/ The…

Janis Joplin starts the recording of ‘Pearl,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Cry Baby,’ ‘Me and Bobby McGee’ and ‘Mercedes Benz’ (1970)

Janis Joplin's 'Pearl' is her fourth (and released posthumously) album, recorded between September 5 and October 3, 1970 and released on January 11, 1971 by Columbia1 . Move Over 2 . Half Moon 3 . My Baby 4 . Me And Bobby Mc Gee 5 . Get It While You Can Track listing : 1.Move Over (Janis Joplin) - 03:39 . 2.Cry Baby (Jerry Ragovoy, Bert Berns) - 03:56 . 3.A Woman Left Lonely (Dan Penn, Spooner…

EMI publish ‘Lifeline’ by Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals (2007)

'Lifeline' by Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals is an album released on August 28, 2007 by Emi.1 . Fight Outta You (w/ The Innoccent Criminals, XM Studios) 2 . Fight Outta You (Vieilles Charrues, 2008 3 . In The Colors (w/ The Innoccent Criminals 4 . In The Colors 5 . Fool For A Lonesome Train (w/ The Innoccent Criminals, XM Studios) 6 . Fool For A Lonesome Train (NPR) 7 . Needed You…

Pat Benatar releases ‘In the Heat of the Night,’ her debut album featuring ‘Heartbreaker’ (1979)

Pat Benatar's 'In the Heat of the Night' feat. 'Heartbreaker' is her debut studio album released on August 27, 1979 by Chrysalis Records.1 . Heartbreaker (Live 2 . I Need A Lover (Live) 3 . I Need A Lover (1980, "TopPop" 4 . You Think You Know How To Love Me (2010, Live 5 . In The Heat Of The Night 6 . In The Heat Of The Night (Live 7 . My Clone Sleeps Alone 8 . Rated X 9 . No You Don't ("Star…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced with Marcus Miller (2009)

George Benson's 'Songs and Stories' is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord.1 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Marcus Miller) 2 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (2013, Jazz Fest) 3 . The George Benson Sessions: The Making Of Songs And Stories: Living In High Definition Track listing : 1.Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 03:48…

Billie Holiday records ‘Music For Torching’ with Harry Sweets Edison, Benny Carter, Barney Kessel et al (1955)

Billie Holiday's 'Music For Torching' is a studio album recorded on August 23 & 25, 1955 and released In October 1955 By Clef.Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 04:02 . 2.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 04:23 . 3.I Don'T Want To Cry Anymore (Victor Schertzinger) - 03:55 . 4.I Don'T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Victor Young, Ned…

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed Taylor (1973)

George Benson's 'Body Talk' is a studio album produced by Creed Taylor and released on August 23, 1973 by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Dance (George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis) - 10:31 . 2.When Love Has Grown (Donny Hathaway, Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:03 . 3.Plum (George Benson) - 05:31 . 4.Body Talk (George Benson) - 08:20 . 5.Top Of The World (George Benson) - 09:45 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

George Benson releases ‘Give Me The Night,’ an album produced by Quincy Jones (1980)

George Benson's 'Give Me The Night' is an album by produced by Quincy Jones and released in August, 1980 by Qwest Records. 1 . Love X Love (Montreux, 1986) 2 . Off Broadway (w/ Pat Kelley) 3 . Give Me The Night Track listing : . 1.Love X Love (Rod Temperton) - 04:45 . 2.Off Broadway (Rod Temperton) - 05:23 . 3.Moody's Mood (Eddie Jefferson, James Moody) - 03:24 . 4.Give Me the Night (Rod…