We remember Billy Paul. ‘We And Mr. Paul’

This day (April 24, 2016), in New Jersey, died Billy Paul, an American soul singer, known for his number-one single "Me and Mrs. Jones".Digest Tracklist : Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones . Your Song . w/ Chimène Badi - Ain'T No Mountain High Enough . It'S Too Late (2010) . Let Em In (1995) . Black Wonders Of The World . Tracklist : Me And Mrs. Jones . Your Song . Am I Black Enough For You? .…

Eric, Paul, Billy et al celebrate George Harrison (2002)

November 29, 2002 - a year after George Harrison's death, his friends and family - Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar and many more - will gather to play his songs at Royal Albert Hall in London

Dave Holland Quintet plays in Sao Paulo (2001)

June 19, 2001 - the Dave Holland Quintet - that is Dave Holland (db), Robin Eubanks (tb), Chris Potter (s), Steve Nelson (vb,mar) and Billy Kilson (d) - performs at Chivas Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Singing With Paul McCartney

David Gilmour, Ian Paice, Bruce Springsteen, Brittany Howard, Robbie Robertson, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, K.d. lang, Rihanna, Kanye West, Billy Joel, Neil Young, Allen Ginsberg

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

Duke Ellington records ‘The Nutcracker Suite,’ his take on the Tchaikovsky’s work, arranged by himself and Billy Strayhorn (1960)

Duke Ellington's 'The Nutcracker Suite' is an album featuring jazz interpretations of 'The Nutcracker' by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, recorded on May 26 & 31, June 3, 21 & 22, 1960 and released in 1960 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Overture (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) - 03:22 . 2.Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance Of The Reed-Pipes) (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) - 02:30 .…

Billy Joel releases ‘Turnstiles’ featuring ‘New York State of Mind’ (1976)

Billy Joel's 'Turnstiles' feat. "New York State of Mind" is his fourth studio album, released on May 19, 1976 by Family Productions..Track Listing : 1.Say Goodbye To Hollywood (Billy Joel) - 04:36 . 2.Summer, Highland Falls (Billy Joel) - 03:15 . 3.All You Wanna Do Is Dance (Billy Joel) - 03:40 . 4.New York State Of Mind (Billy Joel) - 05:58 . 5.James (Billy Joel) - 03:53 . 6.Prelude/Angry Young…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1961)

'Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall' is a live album subtitled 'The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961' and released the next year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 07:23 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 02:43 . 6.The…

Happy Birthday Billy Cobham. ‘One More Year B.C.’

This day (May 16, 1944), in Panama, is born Billy Cobham, a Panamanian American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Crosswinds Project - 6 (2018) . Radioactive (2017) . Live Indy (2015) . Stratus II (2013) . Milan (2011) . Red Barron (2002) . Mirage . w / George Duke - Rush Hour (1998) . Stratus (1989) . Solo (1983) . w/ George Duke Band - Almustafa The Beloved (1976) . Live Palais Des Festivals…

Singing With Billy Joel

Tony Bennett, Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Sting, Ray Charles, Jimmy Fallon, Lou Gramm, Mick Jones, Brian Johnson, Boyz II Men, Rufus Wainwright

Paul Young releases ‘The Secret of Association,’ his second album that features ‘Everytime You Go Away’ (1985)

Paul Young's 'The Secret of Association' feat. 'Everytime You Go Away' is his second album produced by Laurie Latham and released on March 25, 1985 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Bite The Hand That Feeds (Billy Livsey, Graham Lyle) - 04:29 . 2.Everytime You Go Away (Daryl Hall) - 05:24 . 3.I'M Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Earl Randle) - 05:06 . 4.Standing On The Edge (Andrew Barfield) - 04:32 .…

Frank Sinatra starts the recording of ‘Come Swing with Me!’ with arranger Billy May (1961)

Frank Sinatra.'s 'Come Swing with Me!' is an album recorded (his final for Capitol Records) on March 20-22, 1961 and released the same year.Track Listing : 1.Day By Day (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) - 02:39 . 2.Sentimental Journey (Les Brown, Ben Homer, Bud Green) - 03:26 . 3.Almost Like Being In Love (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 02:02 . 4.Five Minutes More (Sammy Cahn, Jule…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Reptile,’ his fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston (2001)

Eric Clapton's 'Reptile' is the fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston and The Impressions and released on March 13, 2001 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Reptile (Eric Clapton) - 03:26 . 2.Got You On My Mind (Joe Thomas, Howard Briggs) - 04:30 . 3.Travelin' Light (J. J. Cale) - 04:17 . 4.Believe In Life (Eric Clapton) - 05:05 . 5.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:55 . 6.Broken Down…

Lee Morgan records ‘Search for the New Land’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green, Reggie Workman and Billy Higgins (1964)

Lee Morgan's 'Search for the New Land' is an album recorded on February 15, 1964 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green,. Reggie Workman & Billy Higgins and released in 1966 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Search For The New Land (Lee Morgan) - 15:45 . 2.The Joker (Lee Morgan) - 05:04 . 3.Mr. Kenyatta (Lee Morgan) - 08:43 . 4.Melancholee (Lee Morgan) - 06:14 . 5.Morgan The Pirate (Lee…

Paul McCartney releases his fifteenth solo album : ‘Kisses on the Bottom’ featuring ‘My Valentine’ (2012)

Paul McCartney's 'Kisses on the Bottom' is his fifteenth studio album including only two compositions by McCartney, the rest being covers, produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on February 6, 2012 by Hear MusicTrack Listing : 1.I'M Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter (Fred E. Ahlert, Joe Young) - 02:36 . 2.Home (Peter Van Steeden, Jeff Clarkson, Harry Clarkson) - 04:04 . 3.It'S Only A…

Verve record ‘Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra’ (1962)

Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra' is a studio album arranged by Billy Strayhorn, featuring many members of Duke Ellington's orchestra and recorded on December 11–12, 1962 and released in June 1962 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) - 03:00 . 2.I Got It Bad (And That Ain'T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:35 .…

Billy Cobham brings his Crosswinds Project to Paris (2018)

December 3, 2018 - Billy Cobham Crosswinds Project – that is Billy Cobham (d), Fareed Haque (g), Tim Landers (b), Scott Tibbs (kb), Paul Hanson (bassoon) - perform at New Morning in Paris<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/00-ART_Billy-Cobham-Spectrum_front.jpg' alt='Billy Cobham – Spectrum' width='190' height='161'/>

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album featuring duets with Stevie Wonder, Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie and…

Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014.Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) - 04:23 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) - 04:14 . 3.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen) - 04:11 . 4.Evergreen (Paul Williams, Barbra Streisand) - 03:14 . 5.New York State Of Mind (Billy Joel) -…

Nat King Cole starts the recording of ‘Just One of Those Things,’ an album arranged by Billy May (1957)

Nat King Cole's 'Just One of Those Things' is an album arranged by Billy May and recorded on July 10th, 19th, 31st, August 7th, 1957 and released in November, 1957 By Capitol.Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 02:33 . 2.A Cottage For Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) - 03:00 . 3.Who'S Sorry Now? (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Ted Snyder) - 03:00 . 4.Once In A While…

Bob Dylan releases his twelfth album : ‘Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid’ featuring ‘Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door’ (1973)

Bob Dylan's 'Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid' feat. 'Knockin' On Heaven's Door' is his twelfth studio album (and soundtrack to the the Sam Peckinpah film of the same name), released on July 13, 1973 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Main Title Theme (Bob Dylan) - 06:07 . 2.Cantina Theme (Bob Dylan) - 02:57 . 3.Billy 1 (Bob Dylan) - 03:57 . 4.Bunkhouse Theme (Bob Dylan) - 02:17 . 5.River Theme (Bob…

Billy Idol performs at Ottawa Bluesfest (2016)

July 7, 2016 - Billy Idol and band - that is Steve Stevens (g, kb), Stephen McGrath (b), Billy Morrison (g), Erik Eldenius (d) and Paul Trudeau (kb, g) - will be at Ottawa Bluesfest in Ottawa, Canada

This week In Soul Artists 17/52

The Neville Brothers, James Brown, Parliament Funkadelic, Narada Michael Walden, The Brothers Johnson, George Benson, Zapp Band, The Temptations, Luther Vandross, Billy Paul, Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton

Kendrick Lamar releases ‘DAMN.’ his fourth album featuring ‘Humble’ (2017)

Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' is his fourth studio album featuring 'Humble' released on April 14, 2017 by Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope Records Track Listing : 1.Blood (Kendrick Duckworth, Daniel Tannenbaum, Anthony Tiffith) - 01:58 . . 2.Dna (Kendrick Duckworth, Michael Williams Ii) - 03:05 . . 3.Yah (Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Spears, Dacoury Natche, Anthony Tiffith) - 02:40 . . 4.Element…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°260 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

Robbie Rivera, Billy Paul W., Mellow Trax, La Roux, Beatfreakz, Thick D, Soul Avengerz, Supafly Inc., K.T. Tunstall, Lethal Bizzle, Madonna, Basement Jaxx, TiëstoThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (42/52) BUT ... in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Robbie…

The Jacksons release ‘Victory’ featuring ‘State of Shock’ recorded with Mick Jagger (1984)

The Jacksons' 'Victory' is their seventeenth (and the first and only one to include all si brothers) studio album released on July 2, 1984 by Epic.1 . Torture (Official Video) 2 . VICTORY 3 . State Of Shock (w/ Michael, Mick AND Freddie) Track Listing : 1.Torture (Jackie Jackson, Kathy Wakefield) - 04:53 . 2.Wait (Jackie Jackson, David Paich) - 05:25 . 3.One More Chance (Randy Jackson) - 05:06 .…

Madonna releases ‘True Blue,’ her third album featuring ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ and ‘La Isla Bonita’ (1986)

Madonna's 'True Blue' feat. 'Papa Don't Preach' is her third studio album, released on June 30, 1986 by Sire. 1 . Papa Don't Preach (Official Video) 2 . Open Your Heart (Official Video) 3 . Blonde Ambition Tour 4 . White Heat (Who's That Girl Tour) 5 . White Heat 6 . Live To Tell (Official Video) 7 . Live To Tell (Confessions Tour) 8 . Live to Tell (Turin 1987, Dutch TV) 9 . Where's The Party…

Warner Bros. publish Al Jarreau’s fifth album : ‘Breakin’ Away’ (1981)

Al Jarreau's 'Breakin' Away' is his fifth album produced by Jay Graydon and released on June 30, 1981 by Warner Bros.1 . We're In This Love Together (Official Video) 2 . We're In This Love Together (Live, 1994) 3 . Easy (Milan, 1983) 4 . Easy (Live) 5 . Al Jarreau (London 1984) 6 . Roof Garden (Official Video) 7 . Jazz Day (2013) 8 . TEACH ME TONIGHT Track Listing : 1.Closer To Your Love (Tom…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-sixth album : ‘Back to Broadway’ (1993)

Barbra Streisand's 'Back to Broadway' is her twenty-sixth studio album (and her second collection of Broadway musicals songs) released on June 29, 1993 by Columbia.1 . Streisand Concert 1993 Live Jay Leno Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) - 03:52 . 2.Everybody Says Don'T (Stephen Sondheim) - 02:34 . 3.The Music Of The Night (Andrew Lloyd Webber,…

Herbie Hancock records ‘V.S.O.P.’ at Newport Jazz Festival (1976)

Herbie Hancock's 'V.S.O.P.' is a live album recorded at Newport Jazz Festival, New York on June 29, 1976 and released in April 1977 by Columbia..1 . Eye Of The Hurricane 2 . Hang Up Your Hangups (1979) 3 . Paul Jackson bass w/ Herbie Hancock (Live, 1979) Track Listing : 1.Piano Introduction - 04:33 . 2.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) - 13:18 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) - 05:17 . 4.Introduction…

Sony publish Leonard Cohen’s ‘Cohen Live’ recorded on the 1988 and 1993 Tours (1994)

Leonard Cohen's 'Cohen Live' is an album recorded in 1988 on the 'I'm Your Man Tour' and in 1993 on 'The Future World Tour' and released on June 28, 1994 by Sony.1 . Dance Me To The End Of Love (Later with Jools Holland, May '93) 2 . Bird on the Wire (Live, 1993) 3 . Joan of Arc (Live, 1993) 4 . Sisters of Mercy (Barcelona, 1993) 5 . Hallellujah (Barcelona, 1993) 6 . Who By Fire (Night Music) 7 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book' is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records.1 . Côte d'Azur - I 2 . Côte d'Azur - II 3 . w/ Duke Ellington (1968) 4 . I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So 5 . sings In a Mellow Tone (w/ Oscar Peterson) 6 . It Don't Mean a thing (1974) 7 . Just a sittin…

Columbia publish Billie Holiday’s last album during her lifetime : ‘Lady in Satin’ (1958)

Billie Holiday's 'Lady in Satin' is an album released in June 1958 (the last during her lifetime) by Columbia.1 . It's easy to remember (w/ Mary Osborne) 2 . Foolin´Myself / Easy To Remember / Little Moonlight Can Do (1958-07-10, Art Ford) Track Listing : 1.I'M A Fool To Want You (Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, Jack Wolf) - 03:23 . 2.For Heaven'S Sake (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald…

George Benson records his twelfth album ‘Bad Benson’ for CTI (1974)

George Benson's 'Bad Benson' is his twelfth studio album recorded on April 22 and June 20, 1974 and released on October 13, 1974 by CTI.1 . Take Five (1976 Montreux 1986) 2 . My latin brother Track Listing : 1.Take Five (Paul Desmond) - 07:08 . 2.Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Johnny Mandel) - 02:56 . 3.My Latin Brother (George Benson) - 06:50 . 4.No Sooner Said…

Singing The Beach Boys

Zara Larsson, John Legend, John Paul White, The Secret Sisters, Badbadnotgood, Jonti, TeamChuck, Vanjah, Dwight Yoakam, Aimee Mann, Michael Penn, Red Sun Rising, Heart, Jubilant Sykes, Billy Joel, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Status Quo, Toni Tennille

Jimi Hendrix records ‘Jimi Plays Monterey’ a.k.a. ‘Live at Monterey” (1967)

'Jimi Plays Monterey' a.k.a. 'Live at Monterey' is a posthumous live album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, recorded on June 18, 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival.1 . Wild Thing (Guitar Sacrifice) Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Brian Jones - 0:39 . 2.Killing Floor (Chester Burnett) - 03:14 . 3.Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:28 . 4.Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) - 07:07 . 5.Rock Me Baby (B. B.…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s ‘I Left My Heart in San Francisco’ recorded with the Count Basie Orchestra (1962)

Tony Bennett's 'I Left My Heart in San Francisco' is an album recorded with the Count Basie Orchestra and released on June 18, 1962 by Columbia.1 . Once upon a time (Helsinki August 6, 2012) 2 . Smile (9/2/2012) 3 . Taking a chance on love 4 . The Best Is Yet to Come (from Viva Duets) Track Listing : 1.I Left My Heart In San Francisco (Douglass Cross, George Cory) - 02:52 . 2.Once Upon A Time…

Sonny Rollins records ‘There Will Never Be Another You’ at Museum of Modern Art, New York (1965)

Sonny Rollins' 'There Will Never Be Another You' is a live album recorded on June 17, 1965 at Museum of Modern Art, New York and released in 1978 By Impulse!.1 . Four Denmark (w/ Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew, 1968) 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (Denmark, 1965) Track Listing : 1.On Green Dolphin Street (Bronislaw Kaper, Ned Washington) - 07:22 . 2.Three Little…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 24/52

Bruce Springsteen & Neil Young, Paul Simon & Bette Midler, Michael Stipe & Radiohead, Billy Joel & Paul Mccartney, Etta James & John Mayall Bluesbreakers, King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree, Clarence Clemons & Billy Preston, Rory Gallagher & Jack Bruce, Larry Graham & Prince, B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Santana & Dave Matthews, Stevie Ray Vaughan &…