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 .…

The Doobie Brothers release ‘Stampede,’ their fifth album on Warner (1975)

The Doobie Brothers' 'Stampede' is their fifth studio album (the last one with Tom Johnston as lead vocalist) and released on April 25, 1975 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Sweet Maxine (Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons) - 04:26 . 2.Neal'S Fandango (Patrick Simmons) - 03:09 . 3.Texas Lullaby (Tom Johnston) - 05:00 . 4.Music Man (Tom Johnston) - 03:34 . 5.Slack Key Soquel Rag (Patrick Simmons) -…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

The Allman Brothers Band record their first live album ‘At Fillmore East’ (1971)

The Allman Brothers Band's 'At Fillmore East' is their first live album recorded on March 12–13, 1971 at Fillmore East in New York City and released in July 1971 by Capricorn Records.Track Listing : 1.Statesboro Blues (Blind Willie Mctell) - 04:17 . 2.Done Somebody Wrong (Clarence Lewis, Bobby Robinson, Elmore James) - 04:33 . 3.Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) - 08:44 . 4.You Don'T Love Me (Joy To…

Atco publish Allman Brothers Band’s second album : ‘Idlewild South’ (1970)

Allman Brothers Band's 'Idlewild South' is their second album produced by Tom Dowd and released on September 23, 1970 by Atco / CapricornTrack Listing : 1.Revival (Dickey Betts) - 04:05 . 2.Don'T Keep Me Wonderin' (Gregg Allman) - 03:31 . 3.Midnight Rider (Gregg Allman, Robert K.Payne) - 03:00 . 4.In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed (Dickey Betts) - 06:56 . 5.Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 04:57 .…

Capricorn Records release Allman Brothers Band’s fourth studio album : ‘Brothers and Sisters’ featuring ‘Ramblin’ Man’ (1973)

Allman Brothers Band's 'Brothers and Sisters' is their fourth studio album (the last with Berry Oakley, the first with Lamar Williams and Chuck Leavell) released in August 1973 by Capricorn Records.Track Listing : 1.Wasted Words (Gregg Allman) - 04:20 . 2.Ramblin' Man (Dickey Betts) - 04:48 . 3.Come And Go Blues (Gregg Allman) - 04:54 . 4.Jelly Jelly (Gregg Allman) - 05:46 . 5.Southbound (Dickey…

The Isley Brothers release their twelfth album : ‘Live It Up’ (1974)

The Isley Brothers' 'Live It Up' is their twelfth album, released on August 20, 1974 by T-Neck Records.Track Listing : 1.Live It Up (Part 1 & 2) (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) - 06:14 . 2.Brown Eyed Girl (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) - 04:14 . 3.Need A Little Taste Of Love (Rudolph…

Blues, Sweat and Tears

From 'Sweat & Tears' to 'It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry' , we have mixed 20 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Crying and Working'. It has Rod Piazza, Little Joe Blue, Earl Hooker & Junior Wells, Little Charlie & The Nightcats and many more.

This week In One-Off Collaborations 20/52

David Byrne & St. Vincent, Sam Moore & Blues Brothers Band, B.B. King & James Brown, Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo', Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Robin Gibb & Nigel Kennedy, The Corrs & Ron Wood, Jason Mraz & Sungha Jung, Eric Clapton & Ed Sheeran, Pete Townshend & Lou Reed, Andy Summers & Robert Fripp, Janet Jackson & Justin Timberlake

This week In Soul Artists 20/52

Carla Thomas, Blues Brothers Band , Sharon Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Taj Mahal, Johnny Guitar Watson, Chuck Brown, The Soul Searchers, Tina Turner, Janet Jackson, Donna Summer, Grace Jones, Mary J. Blige, Guru, Donald Byrd, Run DMC

Me:nu Du Jour – July 4 in Music (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Jeff Beck, Foo Fighters, Traffic, Prodigy, Jay Z, Sufjan Stevens, Oscar Peterson We Celebrate Bill Withers, Ástor Piazzolla, Barry White We Watch Tina Turner, Eros Ramazzotti, The Roots, Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, Jamiroquai, Jamie Cullum, Sheryl Crow, Daryl Hall, John Oates, John Fogerty, Elton John, Derek Trucks,…

We Remember Donald Duck Dunn. ‘Just Our Duck’

This day (May 13, 2012), in Tokyo, Japan, died Donald Duck Dunn, an American bass guitarist and session musician.Digest Tracklist : Blues Brothers Band - Hold On I'M Coming . w/ Steve Cropper - Green Onions (2011) . Booker T & The Mg'S - Green Onions (2003) . Neil Young – The Dock Of The Bay (1993) . Blues Brothers Band - Last Night (1988) . Eric Clapton - She'S Waiting (1985) . Gerry…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

We remember John Belushi

March 5, 1982 - Mr.John Belushi, American actor of 'Saturday Night Live' or 'The Blues Brothers' fame passed away in Germany aged 33. He is remembered.Released on November 28, 1978, "Briefcase Full of Blues" is the first album by The Blues Brothers. >> The Blues Brothers will perform live, just before The Grateful Dead, at Winterland in San Francisco, CA >> 50 MINUTES on RVM…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 52/52

The Specials, Peter Tosh, James Brown, Ian Dury, Queen, Blondie, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Sweet, Foreigner, Patti Smith, Slade, The Blues Brothers They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Specials . You're Wondering Now Lifted from : BBC tapes The Specials at the…

We remember Rufus Thomas. ‘Funky Rufus’

This day (December 15, 2001), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Rufus Thomas, an American rhythm and blues, funk and soul singer and comedian.Tracklist : Live in Italy (1993) . w/ Blues Brothers Band - Walking the dog (1988) . Documentary (1973) . Funky Chicken (1973) . Jump Back . Tracklist : Do The Funky Chicken . Walking The Dog . The Memphis Train . Bear Cat . Can Your Monkey Do The Dog . Jump…

This week In Soul Artists 50/52

Rufus Thomas, Bobby Womack, Otis Redding, D'Angelo, Gladys Knight, Sam Cooke, Donna Summer, Eartha Kitt, Bettye LaVette, Roberta Flack, Peabo Bryson, Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, Nancy Wilson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 327 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Rufus Thomas .…

Happy Birthday Steve Cropper. ‘Colonel Steve’

This day (October 21, 1941), in Dora, Missouri, is born Steve Cropper, an American guitarist, best known for his work at Stax Record with Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and moreDigest Tracklist : Fire It Up (2021) . w/ Benjamin Booker – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (2018) . w/ Dave Mason – Can’t Find My Way Home (2018) . w/The Animals – Time Is Tight (2013) .…

Happy Birthday Sam Moore. ‘Soul Sam’

This day (October 12, 1935), in Miami, Florida, is born Sam Moore, an American Southern soul and rhythm & blues (R&B) singer. Digest Tracklist : I Can’t Stop Loving You (2016) . w/ Bruce Springsteen – Soul Man (2009) . w/ Wynona – I Can’t Stand The Rain (2006) . When something is wrong with my babe (2002) . Soul Man (2000) . w/ The Funk Brothers – Higher And Higher (2004) . You Are So…

We remember Solomon Burke. ‘Gone To Soul Heaven’

This day (October 10, 2010), in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands, died Solomon Burke, American singer and archbishop of the United House of Prayer For All People.Digest Tracklist : Cry To Me . w/ De Dijk – Hold On Tight (2009) . Try A Little Tenderness . Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (2003) . Proud Mary . I Can’T Stop Loving You (1987) . Solomon Burke Top 10 : Cry To Me . None of Us Are Free .…

Singing With Aretha Franklin

During her long career, Aretha Franklin, whose jpassed away last year, has duetted with several colleagues. We have selected fourteen of them. They are Dennis Edwards . Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues Brothers . Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Michael Mcdonald, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Keith Richards . Whoopi Goldberg Here, they are reunited in…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 27/52

Lauryn Hill . The Roots, Judy Garland . Count Basie, Macy Gray . David Murray, Gregory Porter . James Carter, Sam Moore . The Blues Brothers, Cyndi Lauper . Rod Stewart, Gweneth Paltrow . Huey Lewis, Richard Ashcroft . Coldplay, Tom Petty . Eddie Vedder, Bob Dylan . Grateful Dead, John Mayall . Gary Moore, Paul McCartney . Ringo Starr They are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among the 419…

Thinking Is Just An Idea

From 'I Think It Was A Dream' to 'I Think I'll Call It Morning' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Thinking'. It has Chick Corea, Dinah Washington, Elmer Bernstein, Donald Byrd and many more.

Beck releases his second official album : ‘Odelay’ featuring ‘Where It’s At’ (1996)

Beck's 'Odelay' feat. 'Where It's At' is his second official studio album, originally released on June 18, 1996 by Dgc.1 . Devils Haircut (Official Video) 2 . Devils Haircut (2 Meter Sessions) 3 . Devil's Haircut (Later With Jools Holland, 1997) 4 . Hotwax (San Francisco, Treasure Island Music Festival 2013) 5 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 6 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 7 . The New…

Columbia publish Johnny Cash’s thity first album : ‘At San Quentin’ recorded live at San Quentin State Prison (1969)

Johnny Cash's 'At San Quentin' is his thirty first album recorded live at San Quentin State Prison on February 24, 1969, produced by Bob Johnston and released on June 16, 1969 by Columbia1 . Wanted Man (San Quentin) 2 . Wreck of Old ('97) 3 . I Walk the Line (Denmark) 4 . Darlin' Companion (San Quentin) 5 . San Quentin (San Quentin, 1969) 6 . Johnny Cash at San Quentin 1969 (full video) 7 . A Boy…

We remember Wes Montgomery. ‘Once Upon A Time, Wes’

This day (June 15, 1968), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died John Leslie Montgomery a.k.a Wes Montgomery, an American jazz guitarist .Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight 2 . Twisted Blues 3 . Windy (1967) 4 . There'S That Rainy Day 5 . Nica'S Dream (1965) 6 . Blues in F (1965) 7 . Impressions (1965) 8 . Full House Tracklist : Four On Six . Airegin . West Coast Blues . D-Natural Blues . Polka Dots and…

Epic publish Stevie Ray Vaughan’s debut album : ‘Texas Flood’ (1983)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's ‘Texas Flood' is his debut album recorded with Double Trouble and released on June 13, 1983 by Epic.1 . Love struck baby / Rude mood (3/25/87) 2 . Love Struck Baby 3 . Testify (Japan) 4 . Rude Mood (87 daytona beach= 5 . Dirty Pool 6 . Dirty Pool (Montreux 1982) Track Listing : 1.Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 02:24 . 2.Pride And Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 03:40 .…

Happy Birthday Derek Trucks

June 8, 1979 - Derek Trucks, American guitarist, co-founder with his wife Susan Tedeschi of the Tedeschi Trucks Band. is 43. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Sleep Walk (1996) 2 . Afro Blue (20th B'day, June-09-1999) 3 . D Minor Blues (2-14-00) 4 . Desdemona (w/ The Allman Brothers, Warren Haynes) 5 . Volunteered Slavery (9/11/2004, Princeton, MA) 6 . Wanee Festival 2005 7 . I'd Rather Be…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

Atlantic record the first sessions of ‘Ray Charles,’ his debut album (1953)

'Ray Charles' is his debut album recorded between May 17, 1953 and November 27, 1956, released in 1957 (and re-released as 'Hallelujah I Love Her So' in 1962) by Atlantic .Track Listing : 1.Ain'T That Love (Ray Charles) - 02:51 . 2.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) - 03:21 . 3.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:06 . 4.Sinner'S Prayer (Lloyd Glenn, Lowell Fulson) - 03:24 . 5.Funny (But I…

We remember Little Richard. ‘Keept A-Rockin’

This day ( May 9, 2020), in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S, died Richard Wayne Penniman a.k.a Little Richard, American singer, songwriter and a rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Long Tall Sally (1956) . Keep A-Knockin . w/ Tanya Tucker - Somethin' Else (1994) . Great Gosh A'Mighty (1989) . Didn'T It Rain (1985) . Lucille (1973) . w/ Tom Jones - Rock 'N' Roll Medley (1969) . Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin'…

This week In Soul Artists 18/52

Roberta Flack, Bill Withers, Joan Armatrading, The Isley Brothers, Ray Charles, Ben E. King, The Neville Brothers, Patti Labelle, Dionne Warwick, Destiny's Child, Childish Gambino, Snoop Dogg

We remember Roger Troutman. ‘Zapp Papa’

This day (April 25, 1999), in Dayton, Ohio, died Roger Troutman, the lead singer of the band Zapp.Digest Tracklist : California Love (1998) . More Bounce (1998) . So Ruff, So Tuff (1998) . Computer Love (1989) . I Can Make You Dance (1989) . The Talkbox (1987) . Tracklist : So Ruff, So Tuff . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Do It Roger . I Want To Be Your Man . A Chunk Of Sugar . Maxx Axe .…

Happy Birthday Iggy Pop. ‘Most For Life’

This day (April 21, 1947), in Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.A., is born James Newell Osterberg, Jr. better known as Iggy Pop, American singer-songwriter, front man for The StoogesDigest Tracklist : 1970 (w/ The Stooges, Goose Lake 1970) . Sixteen . I'm Bored (OGWT, 1976) . Funtime (w/ David Bowie, 1977) . Lust For Life + Pumpin For Jill (Cabaret Tour, 1981) . Eat Or Be Eaten (1982) . Wild One (1986) .…