Columbia publish ‘Cheap Thrills’ by Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin featuring ‘Summertime’ and ‘Piece of My Heart’ (1968)

Big Brother and the Holding Company's 'Cheap Thrills' is their second album and their last album with Janis Joplin, released on August 12, 1968 by Columbia. 1 . Summertime & I Need A Man To Love (w/ Big Brother And The Holding Company ) 2 . Piece Of My Heart 3 . Ball And Chain (Monterey) Track listing : 1.Combination of the Two (Sam Andrew) - 05:47 . 2.I Need a Man to Love (Sam Andrew,…

Heads Up International release Mike Stern’s fourteenth solo album : ‘Big Neighborhood’ (2009)

Mike Stern's 'Big Neighborhood' is his fourteenth solo studio album released on August 11, 2009 by Heads Up International.1 . Big Neighborhood (w/ Lee Ritenour) 2 . Big Neighborhood (Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Ny 6-19-10) 3 . Interview Miles Davis 4 . Reach (w/ Richard Bona) 5 . All Access 360 (Check One) Track listing : 1.Big Neighborhood (Mike Stern) - 07:40 . 2.6th Street (Mike Stern) - 07:49…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass’ with a big band (1958)

'Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass' is an album recorded on July 10 & 11 1958, in quartet with a big band and released the same year by Metrojazz.Track Listing : 1.Grand Street (Sonny Rollins) - 06:04 . 2.Far Out East (Ernie Wilkins) - 04:31 . 3.Who Cares? (Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin) - 03:56 . 4.Love Is A Simple Thing (June Carroll, Arthur Siegel) - 03:01 . 5.What'S My Name? (David Saxon,…

Lianne La Havas releases her debut album ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ (2012)

Lianne La Havas' 'Is Your Love Big Enough?' is her debut studio album produced by Matt Ingram and released on July 6, 2012 by Warner Bros1 . Don't Wake Me Up (The Slaughtered Lamb) 2 . Is Your Love Big Enough? (Official Video) 3 . Is your love big enough (Live) 4 . Lost & Found (Official Video) 5 . Lost and Found (A Nokia Lumia Live Session) 6 . Au Cinema (Sunday Night Sessions, BBC London…

Verve record ‘Dizzy Gillespie at Newport’ with a big band (1957)

'Dizzy Gillespie at Newport' is a live album recorded with a big band on July 6, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Dizzy'S Blues (Ahmad Kharab Salim) - 11:51 . 2.School Days (Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards) - 05:47 . 3.Doodlin' (Horace Silver) - 07:56 . 4.Manteca (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 07:11 . 5.I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) - 04:48 . 6.Cool Breeze…

Big Boi releases his debut solo album : ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ (2010)

Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is his debut solo studio album released on July 5, 2010 by Purple Ribbon / Def Jam1 . Daddy Fat Sax (Rooftop Session) 2 . Follow Us (w/ Vonnegutt, Official Video) 3 . Follow Us (Atlanta, GA, Smith's Olde Bar) 4 . Shutterbugg (w/ Cutty, Official Video) 5 . General Patton (Official Video) 6 . You Ain't No DJ (w/ Yelawolf, Official Video) 7 .…

Capitol Records publish ‘Foo Fighters,’ their self-titled debut album featuring ‘Big Me’ (1995)

'Foo Fighters' is their eponymous debut studio album fully written and recorded by Dave Grohl and released on July 4, 1995 by Capitol Records.1 . This Is A Call (on Letterman) 2 . I'll Stick Around (Official Video) 3 . I'll Stick Around (Live) 4 . Big Me (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.This Is A Call (Dave Grohl) - 03:53 . 2.I'Ll Stick Around (Dave Grohl) - 03:52 . 3.Big Me (Dave Grohl) -…

Capitol publish The Band’s debut album : ‘Music from Big Pink’ with a cover painted by Bob Dylan (1968)

The Band's 'Music from Big Pink' is their debut studio album released on July 1, 1968 by Capitol.. 1 . Tears of Rage (7/20/1976, Casino Arenal) 2 . Caledonia Mission 3 . Long Black Veil 4 . Long Black Veil (12/31/1983, San Francisco Civic Auditorium) 5 . Chest fever 6 . Chest Fever (Wembley) 7 . This Wheel's On Fire (Live) 8 . This Wheel's On Fire (11/25/1976, Winterland) 9 . I Shall Be Released…

Sony Classical’s Okeh publish Bill Frisell’s ‘Big Sur’ (2013)

Bill Frisell's 'Big Sur' is an album released on June 18, 2013 by Sony Classical'S Okeh.1 . A Beautiful View (Big Sur, Chapter I) 2 . The Animals (Big Sur, Chapter II) 3 . Somewhere (Big Sur, Chapter III) 4 . Far Away (Big Sur, Chapter IV) 5 . Highway 1 (Big Sur, Chapter V) 6 . The Music of Glen Deven Ranch (Big Sur, Chapter VI) 7 . Big Sur, Super 8 Track Listing : 1.Music Of Glen Deven Ranch…

Def Jam release LL Cool J’s ‘Bigger and Deffer (BAD),’ his second album (1987)

LL Cool J's 'Bigger and Deffer (BAD)' is his second studio album by rapper LL Cool J released on May 29, 1987 by Def Jam.1 . I'm Bad 2 . I'm Bad Award (Show Performance 1988) 3 . Get Down (The Summit, Houston, Texas) 4 . I Need Love 5 . I Need Love Track Listing : 1.I'M Bad (J.T. Smith, Bobby Ervin, Darryl Pierce, Dwayne Simon) - 04:39 . 2.Kanday (J.T. Smith, Bobby Ervin, Darryl Pierce, Dwayne…

Art Pepper records ‘Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics’ with a big band conducted by Marty Paich (1959)

'Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics' is an album recorded on March 12, 24 & May 12, 1959 with a jazz big band conducted and arranged by Marty Paich and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 03:26 . 2.Groovin' High (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:22 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 03:13 . 4.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie…

Island publish Sparks’ third album : ‘Kimono My House’ featuring ‘This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us’ (1974)

Sparks' 'Kimono My House' is their third album featuring 'This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us,' produced by Muff Winwood and released on May 1, 1974 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.This Town Ain'T Big Enough For Both Of Us (Ron Mael) - 03:05 . 2.Amateur Hour (Ron Mael) - 03:37 . 3.Falling In Love With Myself Again (Ron Mael) - 03:03 . 4.Here In Heaven (Ron Mael) - 02:48 . 5.Thank God It'S Not…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Cat’ with a big band arranged by Lalo Schifrin (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Cat' is an album recorded on April 27 & 29, 1964. with a big band arranged by Lalo Schifrin and released in September 1964 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Theme From Joy House (Lalo Schifrin) - 04:38 . 2.The Cat (From Joy House) (Lalo Schifrin, Rick Ward) - 03:24 . 3.Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) - 04:00 . 4.Main Title From The Carpetbaggers (Elmer Bernstein, Ray…

Laurie Anderson releases ‘Big Science’ featuring ‘O Superman’ (1982)

Laurie Anderson's 'Big Science' feat. 'O Superman' is her debut album released on April 19, 1982 by Warner Bros..Track Listing : 1.From The Air (Laurie Anderson) - 04:29 . 2.Big Science (Laurie Anderson) - 06:25 . 3.Sweaters (Laurie Anderson) - 02:18 . 4.Walking & Falling (Laurie Anderson) - 02:10 . 5.Born, Never Asked (Laurie Anderson) - 04:56 . 6.O Superman (For Massenet) (Laurie Anderson)…

Columbia publish ‘Big Fun,’ an album by Miles Davis recorded over a period of four years (1974)

Miles Davis 'Big Fun' is a double album recorded between 1969 and 1972 and released on April 19, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Great Expectations (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) / Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) – 27:23 . 2.Ife (Miles Davis) – 21:34 . 3.Recollections (Joe Zawinul) - 18:55 . 4.Trevere (Miles Davis) – 05:55 . 5.Go Ahead John (Miles Davis) – 28:27 . 6.Lonely Fire (Miles Davis) – 21:21 .…

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith’ with Oliver Nelson’s big band (1962)

'Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith' is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson's big band and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) - 05:55 . 2.Ol' Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 03:56 . 3.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) - 04:25 . 4.Step Right Up (Oliver…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…

Big Star – Third/Sister Lovers

Big Star's 'Third' is their third album produced by Jim Dickinson and released on March 18, 1978 by PVC(Source Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers | @ Facebook)Big Star's 'Third' | RVM MAMAZON . ITUNES .

British band Morcheeba release their second album : ‘Big Calm’ (1998)

Morcheeba's 'Big Calm' is their second album released on March 16, 1998 by Indochina.Track Listing : 1.The Sea (Skye Edwards, Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey) - 05:47 . 2.Shoulder Holster (Skye Edwards, Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey) - 04:04 . 3.Part Of The Process (Skye Edwards, Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey) - 04:24 . 4.Blindfold (Skye Edwards, Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey) - 04:37 . 5.Let Me See (Skye…

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Ladies of the Canyon’ featuring ‘Big Yellow Taxi’, ‘Woodstock’ & ‘The Circle Game’ (1970)

Joni Mitchell's 'Ladies of the Canyon' feat. 'Big Yellow Taxi', 'Woodstock' and 'The Circle Game' is her third album released in March 1970 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Morning Morgantown (Joni Mitchell) - 03:12 . 2.For Free (Joni Mitchell) - 04:31 . 3.Conversation (Joni Mitchell) - 04:21 . 4.Ladies Of The Canyon (Joni Mitchell) - 03:32 . 5.Willy (Joni Mitchell) - 03:00 . 6.The Arrangement (Joni…

Art Blakey records ‘The Big Beat’ with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter et al (1960)

Art Blakey's 'The Big Beat' is an album recorded on March 6, 1960, with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Enlightenment (Hobart Dotson, Sun Ra) - 05:02 . 2.Saturn (Sun Ra) - 03:37 . 3.Velvet (Sun Ra) - 03:18 . 4.Ancient Aiethopia (Sun Ra) - 09:04 . 5.Hours After (Sun Ra, Everett…

Lionel Richie releases his tenth album : ‘Tuskegee’ recorded with country music artists (2012)

Lionel Richie's 'Tuskegee' is his tenth studio album recorded with different country music artists and released on March 5, 2012 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.You Are (Lionel Richie, Brenda Harvey Richie) - 05:00 . 2.Say You, Say Me (Lionel Richie) - 05:09 . 3.Stuck On You (Lionel Richie) - 03:21 . 4.Deep River Woman (Lionel Richie) - 04:09 . 5.My Love (Lionel Richie) - 05:33 . 6.Dancing On The…

Roberta Flack releases her fifth album : ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’ featuring the eponymous song (and big hit) (1975)

Roberta Flack's 'Feel Like Makin' Love' is her fifth solo album produced by Rubina Flake and released on March 1, 1975 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Feelin' That Glow (Bobby Fusco, Sister Charlotte Laws, Gene Mcdaniels, Maurice Mckinley, Leon Pendarvis) - 05:48 . 2.I Wanted It Too (Ralph Macdonald, William Salter) - 02:51 . 3.I Can See The Sun In Late December (Stevie Wonder) - 12:48 . 4.Some…

Alex Chilton and Big Star release ‘Radio City,’ their second album featuring ‘September Gurls’ (1974)

Big Star's 'Radio City' is their second album featuring 'September Gurls,' co-produced with John Fry and released in February 1974 by ArdentTrack Listing : 1.O My Soul (Alex Chilton) - 05:40 . 2.Life Is White (Alex Chilton, Andy Hummel) - 03:19 . 3.Way Out West (Andy Hummel) - 02:50 . 4.What'S Going Ahn (Alex Chilton, Andy Hummel) - 02:40 . 5.You Get What You Deserve (Alex Chilton) - 03:08 . 6.Mod…

Mercury publish Tears For Fears’ ‘Songs from the Big Chair,’ their second album featuring ‘Shout’ and ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ (1985)

Tears For Fears' 'Songs from the Big Chair' is their second studio album featuring 'Shout' and 'Everybody Wants to Rule the World,' produced by Chris Hughes and released on February 25, 1985 by MercuryTrack Listing : 1.Shout (Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley) - 06:32 . 2.The Working Hour (Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, Manny Elias) - 06:30 . 3.Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Roland Orzabal, Ian…

Ray Charles begins the recording of ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music’ featuring ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’ and ‘You Don’t Know Me’ (1962)

Ray Charles' 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music' is a studio album recorded between February 5 & 15, 1962 and released in April 1962 by ABC-Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Bye Bye Love (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant) - 02:09 . 2.You Don'T Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:14 . 3.Half As Much (Curley Williams) - 03:24 . 4.I Love You So Much It Hurts (Floyd Tillman) - 03:33 .…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ a studio album with a big band for Verve (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' is a studio album recorded on January 20-21 & 27, 1964 with a big band and released in March by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Richard Rodgers) - 07:06 . 2.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 04:29 . 3.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 2 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 05:00 . 4.John…

Big Black release their debut album : ‘Atomizer’ (1986)

Big Black's 'Atomizer' is their debut album released on January 1, 1986 by HomesteadTrack Listing : 1.Jordan, Minnesota (Big Black) - 03:20 . 2.Passing Complexion (Big Black) - 03:05 . 3.Big Money (Big Black) - 02:30 . 4.Kerosene (Big Black) - 06:05 . 5.Bad Houses (Big Black) - 03:10 . 6.Fists Of Love (Big Black) - 04:21 . 7.Stinking Drunk (Big Black) - 03:27 . 8.Bazooka Joe (Big Black) - 04:23 .…

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album : ‘Invitation’ recorded with his Word of Mouth big band (1983)

Jaco Pastorius 'Invitation' is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) - 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) - 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) - 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) - 04:28 . 5.Liberty City (Jaco Pastorius) - 04:35 . 6.Sophisticated Lady (Duke…

Thelonious Monk records his fifth album ‘Big Band and Quartet in Concert’ for Columbia (1963)

Thelonious Monk's 'Big Band and Quartet in Concert' is his fifth album recorded live at Lincoln Center, New York City on December 30, 1963.Track Listing : 1.I Mean You (Thelonious Monk) - 12:42 . 2.Evidence (Thelonious Monk) - 12:38 . 3.(When It'S) Darkness On The Delta (Thelonious Monk) - 05:03 . 4.Oska T. (Thelonious Monk) - 09:20 . 5.Played Twice (Thelonious Monk) - 06:24 . 6.Four In One…

Mainstream publish ‘Big Brother & the Holding Company’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Down on Me’ (1966)

Big Brother & the Holding Company' is their debut album featuring vocalist Janis Joplin and recorded on December 12–14, 1966 and released in August 1967 by Mainstream.Track Listing : 1.Bye, Bye Baby (Powell St. John) - 02:35 . 2.Easy Rider (James Gurley) - 02:21 . 3.Intruder (Janis Joplin) - 02:25 . 4.Light Is Faster Than Sound (Peter Albin) - 02:29 . 5.Call On Me (Sam Andrew) - 02:32 .…

ESC/Birdland publish Joe Zawinul’s last album : ‘Brown Street’ recorded with the WDR Big Band (2006)

Joe Zawinul's 'Brown Street' is his last album recorded with the WDR Big Band, revisiting his old repertoire live in Vienna and released on November 27, 2006 by Esc/Birdland.Track Listing : 1.Brown Street (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) - 10:58 . 2.In A Silent Way (Joe Zawinul) - 05:15 . 3.Fast City (Joe Zawinul) - 09:04 . 4.Badia/Boogie Woogie Waltz (Joe Zawinul) - 11:45 . 5.Black Market (Joe…

We remember Big Joe Turner. ‘Swing And Shout’

This day (November 24, 1985), in Inglewood, California, died Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. a.k.a Big Joe Turner, an American blues shouter who came to his greatest fame in the 1950s with his pioneering rock and roll recordings, particularly Shake, Rattle and Roll.Digest Tracklist : Shake, Rattle & Roll . Hide and Seek (1966) . Flip Flop Fly (1966) . Feelin' Happy . Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop .…