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 .…

Joe Williams records an album with the Count Basie Orchestra and it is called …’Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings’ (1955)

'Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings' is an album by Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra recorded on July 26, 1955 and Jun 27, 1956 and released the same year by Verve.1 . Every Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) 2 . Well Alright ,Okay,You WinJ (w/ Joe Williams) 3 . All right Okay You Win 4 . Ever Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues…

Joe Cocker records ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ at Fillmore East with Leon Russell et al (1970)

Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' is a live album recorded on March 27–28, 1970 at Fillmore East, New York City and released in August 1970 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Honky Tonk Women (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:47 . 2.Sticks And Stones (Titus Turner, Henry Glover) - 02:37 . 3.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) - 04:00 . 4.Bird On The Wire (Leonard Cohen) - 06:37 . 5.Feelin' Alright…

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday’ with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson (1981)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday' is a live album recorded on November 27 & 28, 1981 with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson and released in 1996 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.One Of Another Kind (Freddie Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 12:16 . 3.Red Clay (Freddie Hubbard) - 19:45 . 4.First Light…

Sam Cooke records ‘Night Beat’ with Barney Kessell on guitar & Billy Preston on organ (1963)

Sam Cooke's 'Night Beat' is his twelfth studio album recorded on February 22, 23 & 25, 1963 and released in August 1963 By Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.Nobody Knows The Trouble I'Ve Seen (Traditional, Sam Cooke) - 03:22 . 2.Lost And Lookin' (James W. Alexander, Lowell Jordan) - 02:09 . 3.Mean Old World (Sam Cooke) - 03:44 . 4.Please Don'T Drive Me Away (Charles Brown, Jesse Ervin) - 02:12 .…

Coral Records publish ‘Johnny Burnette and the Rock ‘n Roll Trio,’ their eponymous debut album (1956)

'Johnny Burnette and the Rock 'n Roll Trio' is their eponymous debut album released in December 1956 by Vogue/Coral RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Honey Hush (Big Joe Turner) – 1:59 . 2.Lonesome Train (Glen Moore, Milton Subotsky) - 02:09 . 3.Sweet Love On My Mind (Wayne Walker) - 02:26 . 4.Rock Billy Boogie (Paul Burlison, Dorsey Burnette, Johnny Burnette) - 02:33 . 5.Lonesome Tears In My Eyes (Paul…

This month In Blues Legends 11/12

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, . B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Bobby McFerrin, Big Joe Turner, Lucky PetersonThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1499 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are…

Atlantic publish The Blues Brothers’ first album : ‘Briefcase Full of Blues,’ recorded live in Los Angeles (1978)

The Blues Brothers' 'Briefcase Full of Blues' is their first album released on November 28, 1978 by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Opening: I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 01:50 . 2.Hey Bartender (Floyd Dixon) - 03:01 . 3.Messin' With The Kid (Mel London) - 03:35 . 4.(I Got Everything I Need) Almost (Donnie Walsh) - 02:50 . 5.Rubber Biscuit (Charles Johnson, Adam R. Levy) - 02:57 .…

We remember Albert Collins. ‘The Iceman Killer’

This day (November 24, 1985), in Inglewood, California, died Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. a.k.a Big Joe Turner, an American blues shouter.Digest Tracklist : w/ B.B.King - Call It Stormy Monday . Iceman (1992) . w/ Robert Cray - The Dream (1991) . My Woman Has A Black Cat Bone . w/ Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Bb King - Sweet Little Angel . w/ Barrelhouse - Conversation With (1978) . If Trouble…

This week In Soul Artists 47/52

Earth Wind and Fire, Tina Turner, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Sly and The Family Stone, Big Joe Turner, Jr. Walker and The All Stars, Marvin Gaye, Ne Yo, Parliament, Ray Charles, Luther Vandross. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 350 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Earth Wind and Fire . Serpentine Fire Lifted from :…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘These are the Blues’ with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis for Verve (1963)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'These are the Blues' is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don Raye) - 04:27 . 3.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) - 02:39 . 4.You Don'T Know My Mind…

The Days Of Wine And Roses (nothing but bouquet)

From 'Days of wine and roses' to 'Verde Que Te Quero Rosa' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz and Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Wine And …Roses'. It has Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, Freddie Roach, Elza Soares, Big Joe Turner and many more.

Boogie Me!

From 'Spann s Boogie' to 'Saint-Louis stomp' , we have mixed 22 'True Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Boogie Woogie'. It has Speckled Red, Blind John Davis , Dave Brubeck, Memphis Slim and many more.

Judy Garland records ‘Garland at the Grove’ with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra (1958)

Judy Garland's 'Garland at the Grove' is a live album recorded on August 5, 1958 with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra and released in 1959 By Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Garland Overture: The Trolley Song/Over The Rainbow/The Man That Got Away (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)/(Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)/(Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) - 03:39 . 2.When You'Re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You) (Mark…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Unforgettable… with Love,’ an album of standards performed by her father, Nat King Cole (1991)

Natalie Cole's 'Unforgettable… with Love' is an album featuring covers of standards performed by Natalie's father, Nat King Cole and released on June 11, 1991 by Elektra..1 . Route 66 (w/ Diana Krall) 2 . Mona Lisa, Smile (The Natalie Cole Special 1978) 3 . L.O.V.E. 4 . This can't be Love, Paper Moon 5 . That Sunday That Summer 6 . STRAIGHTEN UP 7 . Unforgettable Track Listing : 1.The Very…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

Judy Garland records ‘Judy at Carnegie Hall’ for Capitol (1961)

Judy Garland's 'Judy at Carnegie Hall' is a two-record live recording done on April 23, 1961, at Carnegie Hall, New York City, New York and released in 1961 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Overture: The Trolley Song/Over The Rainbow/The Man That Got Away (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)/(Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)/(Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) - 05:48 . 2.When You'Re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

Simon & Garfunkel release their second album : ‘Sounds of Silence’ featuring ‘The Sound of Silence,’ ‘Homeward Bound’ and ‘I Am a Rock’ (1966)

Simon & Garfunkel's 'Sounds of Silence' is their second studio album recorded in 1964 & 1965 and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Sound Of Silence (Paul Simon) - 03:05 . 2.Leaves That Are Green (Paul Simon) - 02:23 . 3.Blessed (Paul Simon) - 03:16 . 4.Kathy'S Song (Paul Simon) - 03:21 . 5.Somewhere They Can'T Find Me (Paul Simon) - 02:37 . 6.Anji (Davey…

Happy Birthday Rod Stewart. ‘In Good Face’

This day (January 10, 1945), in Highgate, London, England, is born James Patrick 'Rod' Stewart, a British rock singer, first the frontman for The Faces, then a solo artist.Tracklist : At the Richmond-On-Thames Jazz Festival (1965) . Gasoline Alley (w/ The Faces, 1970) . I'm Losing You (w/ The Faces, 1971) . You Wear It Well (w/ The Faces, TOTP2 1972) . Oh! No Not My Baby(TOTP, 1973) . Farewell…

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…

Happy Birthday Joan Baez. ‘Here’s To Joan’

This day (January 9, 1941), in Staten Island, New York, is born Joan Chandos Baez simply known as Joan Baez, an American folk singer and activist.Tracklist : It Aint Me Babe (BBC Television 1965) . With God on Our Side (1966) . Tears Of Rage (1968) . One Day at a Time (Woodstock, 1969) . Let It Be (Isle Of Wight, 1970) . Love Song to a Stranger (France, 1973) . Diamonds And Rust (French…

As we wish John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin bassist, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Led Zeppelin at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English bassist John Paul Jones a 'Happy Birthday,' here is the perfect time to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Led Zeppelin CREDITSPhoto : vinylmeisterAudio : Stairway to Heaven . Immigrant Song . Whole Lotta Love . Black Dog . Rock and Roll . Kashmir . Good Times Bad Times . Dazed and Confused . Ramble On . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You . Video : Whole Lotta Love (1997) . Immigrant…

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : w/ NYU Ensemble - Tangerine (2019) . w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio - @ Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (2018) . w/ Danilo Pérez, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Street & Adam Cruz (2017) . w/Ari Hoenig - @ Smalls Jazzcub (2015) .…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 52/52

Wham!, Billy Joel, Eartha Kitt, Bon Jovi, Kim Wilde, Big Country, Prince, Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Foreigner, Tina Turner, Bonnie RaittThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Wham! . Wake Me up Before You Go-Go Lifted from : We remember George Michael. 'Before He Went-Went'2 .…

Happy Birthday Dionne Warwick. ‘Don’t Make You Over’

This day (December 12, 1940), in East Orange, New Jersey, is born Marie Dionne Warrick a.k.a. Dionne Warwick, an American singer, actress and TV show host.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now Is Love (2019) . I'll Never Love This Way Again (2018) . Alfie (2015) . Say a little prayer (2013) . Night & Day (2012) . All In Love Is Fair (1975) . Aquarela Do Brasil (2009) . w/ Stevie Wonder,…

Mariah Carey releases her ninth album : ‘Charmbracelet’ (2002)

Mariah Carey's 'Charmbracelet' is her ninth studio album released on December 3, 2002 by Island Records.Track Listing : 1.Through The Rain (Mariah Carey, Lionel Cole) - 04:48 . 2.Boy (Mariah Carey, Justin Smith, Norman Whitfield) - 05:14 . . 3.The One (Mariah Carey, Bryan, Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri) - 04:08 . 4.Yours (Mariah Carey, James Harris Terry Lewis, James "Big Jim" Wright) - 05:06 .…

Happy Birthday Booker T Jones ‘Greener than Ever’

This day (November 12, 1944), in Memphis, Tennessee, is born Booker T.Jones, singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and frontman of the band Booker T. and the MGs,Digest Tracklist : Hey Ya (2019) . Try A Little Tenderness (2017) . Take Me to the River (2013) . w/ The Mg'S - Booker-Loo (1968) . Everything Is Everything . w/ The Mg'S - Green Onions . Npr Music Tiny Desk Concert . w/ The Mg'S -…

Sanctuary publish Chaka Khan’s ‘ClassiKhan,’ her tenth album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra (2004)

Chaka Khan's 'ClassiKhan' is her tenth studio album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and released on October 5, 2004 by Sanctuary Records.Track Listing : 1.Hey Big Spender (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 03:18 . 2.Hazel'S Hips (Oscar Brown) - 02:59 . 3.Best Is Yet To Come (Carolyn Leigh, Cy Coleman) - 04:44 . 4.Crazy (Willie Nelson) - 03:09 . 5.I'M In The Mood For Love (Dorothy Fields,…

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard's 'First Light' is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTITrack Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) - 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul McCartney) - 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 05:43 . 4.Yesterday'S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) - 03:55 . 5.Lonely Town…

Andra Day releases ‘Cheers To the Fall,’ her first album produced by Adrian Gurvitz and Raphael Saadiq (2015)

Andra Day's 'Cheers To the Fall' is her first album produced by Adrian Gurvitz and Raphael Saadiq and released on August 28, 2015 by Buskin / Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Forever Mine (Andra Day, Rob Kleiner) - 03:19 . 2.Only Love (Andra Day, Adrian Gurvitz) - 03:24 . 3.Gold (Andra Day, Chris Seefried) - 03:45 . 4.Not Today (Andra Day, Adrian Gurvitz) - 03:53 . 5.Mistakes (Andra Day, Adrian…

Stoned

From 'Let's Go Get Stoned' to 'Queen Of Diamonds', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Stones'. It has Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, Dinah Washington, John Scofield and many more.

Streets With A Name

From 'Fifty-First Street Blues' to 'West 42nd Street' , we have mixed 13 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Street Names'. It has Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Jay McShan, Kenny Dorham and many more.

Rainbow (And The Colors Of)

From 'Over The Rainbow' to 'I'm Always Chasing Rainbows' , we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Rainbow And Colors'. It has Anna Nygren, Keith Jarrett, Joe Sample, Frank Sinatra and many more.

FRE:SH STRAIGHT UP JAZZ 01 (646 minutes – 10 Albums)

Almost eleven hours of newly released straight up jazz albums. One full day of music. : Birgit Lindberg . Roxy Coss . Greg Abate & Phil Woods . Jerry Weldon . Dick Oatts/Mats Holmquist New York Jazz Orchestra . Mack Avenue SuperBand . Yair Loewenson Trio . Jae Sinnett . Dmitry Baevsky . John Fremgen . Birgit Lindberg - Damn That CatSwedish jazz, pianist Birgit Lindberg is back after a 40 year…

Movers And Shakers

From 'Wake Me. Shake Me' to 'God moves on the water', we have mixed 19 'Blues & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Moving & Shaking'. It has Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Guitar Watson, John Lee Hooker, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and many more.

Eric Bibb – Blues People

Released on November 4, 2014, "Blues People" is a studio album featuring "a collection of songs about change and hope" by Eric Bibb.Track Listing : 1.Silver Spoon (Eric Bibb) - 04:21 . 2.Driftin' Door To Door (Eric Bibb, M.J. Browne) - 03:25 . 3.God'S Mojo (Eric Bibb, Glen Scott) - 04:14 . 4.Turner Station (Eric Bibb) - 03:54 . 5.Pink Dream Cadillac (Eric Bibb) - 02:38 . 6.Chocolate Man (Guy…

Hole Lotta Love (Tiger’s Comp)

From 'Babes In The Woods' to 'No Quiero Swing' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & Various Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Golf and Tiger Woods'. It has Connie Evingson, Ella Fitzgerald, Korn Kobblers, Mary Lou Williams and many more.