Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’ recorded with Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs (1966)

Otis Redding's 'The Soul Album' is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco.Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) - 03:31 . 2.It'S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) - 02:47 . 3.Cigarettes And Coffee (Jerry Butler, Eddie Thomas, Jay Walker) - 03:53…

Albert King records ‘Born Under a Bad Sign’ with Booker T. & The MG’s (1966)

Albert King's 'Born Under a Bad Sign' is his second studio album recorded on March 3, 1966 & June 9, 1967 and released in August 1967 by Stax.Track Listing : 1.Born Under A Bad Sign (William Bell, Booker T. Jones) - 02:47 . 2.Crosscut Saw (R.G. Ford) - 02:35 . 3.Kansas City (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:33 . 4.Oh, Pretty Woman (A.C. Williams) - 02:48 . 5.Down Don'T Bother Me (Albert King)…

Booker T. takes The MG’s to Oakland (1970)

January 31, 1970 - Booker T & The MGs - that is Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. - opens for Creedence Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California

Stax Records publish ‘Melting Pot,’ an album by Booker T. & the MGs (1971)

'Melting Pot' by Booker T. & the MGs is a studio album - the last to feature the classic lineup of Jones, Cropper, Dunn & Jackson - released in January 1971 by Stax Records.Track Listing : 1.Melting Pot (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.) - 08:15 . 2.Back Home (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.) - 04:40 . 3.Chicken Pox…

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 -…

Otis Redding closes day two at Monterey Pop Festival (1967)

June 17, 1967 - is the second day of the "Monterey International Pop Music Festival" in California. On today's bill : Canned Heat, Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, Booker T. & the M.G.s, Otis Redding and many more

Janis Joplin rocks day two at Monterey Pop Festival (1967)

June 17, 1967 - is the second day of the "Monterey International Pop Music Festival" in California. On today's bill : Canned Heat, Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, Booker T. & the M.G.s, Otis Redding and many more

Atlantic Records publish Brandy’s second album : ‘Never Say Never’ featuring ‘The Boy Is Mine’ with Monica (1998)

Brandy's 'Never Say Never' is her second studio album produced mostly by Rodney Jerkins and released on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records.1 . The Boy Is Mine (Official Video, w/ Monica) 2 . The Boy Is Mine (Live, 1998) 3 . Almost Doesn't Count (Puerto Rico) 4 . Top of the World (Live, w/ Mase) 5 . Sitting On Top of The World (Live) 6 . You Don't Know Me 7 . Never Say Never 8 . Have You Ever (AMA…

Bill Withers releases ‘Just As I Am,’ his debut album featuring ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ (1971)

Bill Withers' 'Just As I Am' feat. 'Ain't No Sunshine' is his debut studio album released in May 1971 by Sussex.1 . Harlem (Live) 2 . Ain't No Sunshine (live with violins) 3 . Grandma's Hands 4 . Grandma's Hands (2009 Live) 5 . Hope She'll Be Happier Track Listing : 1.Harlem (Bill Withers) - 03:23 . 2.Ain'T No Sunshine (Bill Withers) - 02:04 . 3.Grandma'S Hands (Bill Withers) - 02:00 . 4.Sweet…

Happy Birthday John Fogerty

May 28, 1945 - John Fogerty, American musician, singer and frontman of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 76. Happy Birthday SirCreedence Clearwater Revival 's 'Pendulum is their sixth studio album fully writtenand produced by John Fogerty and released on December 7, 1970 by Fantasy Records >> Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Green River' feat. 'Bad Moon Rising' is their third studio album…

We Remember Gregg Allman

May 27, 2017 - Mr.Gregory Lenoir Allman simply known as Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter and musician, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Allman Brothers Band' s 'Eat a Peach' is their third studio album (the last with Duane Allman) produced by Tom Dowd and released on February 12, 1972 >> Allman Brothers Band 's 'Brothers and…

Eastwest publish En Vogue’s second album : ‘Funky Divas’ featuring ‘Free Your Mind’ (1992)

En Vogue's 'Funky Divas' feat. 'Free Your Mind' is their second album recorded from May 1991 till January 1992 by Eastwest.Track Listing : 1.This Is Your Life (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 05:05 . 2.My Lovin' (You'Re Never Gonna Get It) (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 04:42 . 3.Hip Hop Lover (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 05:13 . 4.Free Your Mind (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 04:52 .…

Happy Birthday Pete Townshend

May 19, 1945 - Pete Townshend, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Who is 76. Happy Birthday SirThe Who 's 'A Quick One' is their second studio album (also titled 'Happy Jack') produced by Kit Lambert and released on December 9, 1966 by Reaction/Polydor /Decca. >> The Who's 'Who's Next' feat. 'Won't Get Fooled Again' is their fifth studio album by released…

Neil Young takes the MGs to Germany (2002)

May 18, 2002 - Neil Young will be backed by the Mgs - that is Donald 'Duck' Dunn, Booker T. Jones, Steve 'Smokey' Potts - plus Frank 'Poncho' Sampedro, Astrid & Pegi Young at "Rock am Ring" in Nürburgring, Germany<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Crosby-Stills-Nash-Young-Déjà-Vu-RVM.jpg' alt='Déjà Vu' by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young' width='190'…

Warner Bros. publish The Flaming Lips’ ninth album : ‘The Soft Bulletin’ (1999)

The Flaming Lips's 'The Soft Bulletin' is their ninth studio album co-produced with Dave Fridmann & Scott Booker and released on May 17, 1999 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Race For The Prize (The Flaming Lips) - 04:09 . 2.A Spoonful Weighs A Ton (The Flaming Lips) - 03:32 . 3.The Spark That Bled (The Flaming Lips) - 05:55 . 4.The Spiderbite Song (The Flaming Lips) - 04:02 .…

We Remember Frank Sinatra. ‘Frankly, My Dear’

This day (May 14, 1998), in Los Angeles, California, died Frank Sinatra, an American singer and film actor.Digest Tracklist : That'S Life (1966) . One For My Baby (1992) . & Liza Minnelli - New York New York (1990) . The Girl From Ipanema (1981) . America The Beautiful (1978) . You Make Me Feel So Young (1971) . Fly Me To The Moon (1969) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Can'T We Be Friends (1959) . Old…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

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…

We remember Woody Shaw. ‘Shaw Time’

This day (May 10, 1989), in Bellevue Hospital, New York City, died Woody Shaw, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and cornetist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Herbie Hancock & Art Blakey - A Night in Tunisia (1987) . w/ Mal Waldron Quintet – Solo (1986) . Bemsha Swing (1986) . w/ Jackie McLean - Appointment In Ghana (1985) . Time is Right (1983) . Seventh Avenue (1979) . Rosewood (1979) .…

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Ah Um’ produced by Teo Macero (1959)

Charles Mingus' 'Mingus Ah Um' is an album (with a cover painted by S. Neil Fujita) recorded on May 5 and 12, 1959 and released the same year by Columbia..Track Listing : 1.Better Git It In Your Soul (Charles Mingus) - 07:23 . 2.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Charles Mingus) - 05:44 . 3.Boogie Stop Shuffle (Charles Mingus) - 05:02 . 4.Self-Portrait In Three Colors (Charles Mingus) - 03:10 . 5.Open…

Reunited Cream start the recording of ‘Royal Albert Hall London’ (2005)

Cream's 'Royal Albert Hall London' is the live album of their reunion recorded on May 2, 3, 5and 6, 2005 and released on October 4, 2005 By Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 06:18 . 2.Spoonful (Willie Dixon) - 07:29 . 3.Outside Woman Blues (Blind Joe Reynolds) - 04:33 . 4.Pressed Rat And Warthog (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 03:21 . 5.Sleepy Time Time 1 (Jack Bruce, Janet…

Willie Nelson releases ‘Stardust,’ his 22nd album featuring ‘Blue Skies’ and ‘All of Me’ (1978)

Willie Nelson's 'Stardust' is his 22nd studio album featuring 'Blue Skies' and 'All of Me,' produced by Booker T. Jones and released in April 1978 by ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) - 03:53 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 04:20 . 3.Blue Skies (Irving Berlin) - 03:34 . 4.All Of Me (Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks) - 03:54 .…

This year Crossroads Festival takes place at MSG (2013)

April 12, 2013 - Eric Clapton, Vince Gill, Doyle Bramhall, Andy Fairweather-Low, John Mayer, Keith Urban, Gary Clark, The Allman Brothers, Booker T, Keb Mo, Steve Cropper, Matt 'Guitar' Murphy and more play at the Crossroads Guitar Festival--Evening One held at Madison Square Garden in New-York City

Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers release ‘Conscious Party’ produced by Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth (1988)

'Conscious Party' by Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers is their third album produced by Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth and released on April 5, 1988 by Virgin Records.Track Listing : 1.Conscious Party (Ziggy Marley) - 04:54 . 2.Lee And Molly (Ziggy Marley) - 04:27 . 3.Tomorrow People (Ziggy Marley) - 03:38 . 4.New Love (Ziggy Marley) - 03:41 . 5.Tumblin' Down (Tyrone Downie, Ziggy Marley) –…

Otis Redding records ‘Live in Europe’ at the Olympia Theatre in Paris (1957)

Otis Redding's 'Live in Europe' is his first and unique live album recorded at the Olympia Theatre in Paris on March 21, 1967 and released during his lifetime by Volt/Atco..Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) - 03:00 . 2.Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 03:20 . 3.I'Ve Been Loving You Too Long (Jerry Butler, Otis Redding) - 03:40 . 4.My Girl (Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) - 02:44 .…

Stax publish ‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas (1967)

'King & Queen' by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas is a studio album (her fourth and his sixth and final) released on March 16, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) - 02:48 . 2.Let Me Be Good To You (Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Carl Wells) - 02:48 . 3.Tramp (Lowell Fulson, Jimmy Mccracklin) - 03:00 . 4.Tell It Like It Is (George Davis, Lee Diamond) -…

Parlophone publishes ‘The Bends,’ Radiohead’s second album (1995)

Radiohead's 'The Bends' is their second studio album released on March 13, 1995 by Parlophone. Track Listing : 1.Planet Telex (Radiohead) - 04:19 . 2.The Bends (Radiohead) - 04:06 . 3.High And Dry (Radiohead) - 04:17 . 4.Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead) - 04:50 . 5.Bones (Radiohead) - 03:09 . 6.(Nice Dream) (Radiohead) - 03:53 . 7.Just (Radiohead) - 03:54 . 8.My Iron Lung (Radiohead) - 04:36 .…

Charles Mingus records ‘Tonight at Noon’ at Atlantic Studios In New York (1961)

Charles Mingus' 'Tonight at Noon' is an album recorded on March 12, 1957 and November 6, 1961 at Atlantic Studios In New York City and released tn 1965 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Tonight At Noon (Charles Mingus) - 06:00 . 2.Invisible Lady (Charles Mingus) - 04:51 . 3.Old Blues For Walt'S Torin (Charles Mingus) - 07:57 . 4.Peggy'S Blue Skylight (Charles Mingus) - 09:46 . 5.Passions Of A Woman…

Happy Birthday David Gilmour. ‘Gilmour Toujours!’

This day (March 6, 1946), in Cambridge, England, is born David Jon Gilmour, simply known as David Gilmour, English artist who became a member of Pink Floyd in replacement of Syd BarrettTracklist : Remember a Day (w/ Pink Floyd, 1968) . Astronomy Domine (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Echoes (w/ Pink Floyd, Pompei) . Young Lust (w/ Pink Floyd, The Wall Live, 1980) . Until We Sleep (The Tube,1984) .…

A&M Records publish Duffy’s debut album : ‘Rockferry’ (2008)

Duffy's 'Rockferry' is her debut studio album produced by Bernard Butler, Steve Booker & Jimmy Hogarth and released on March 3, 2008 by A&M Records.Track Listing : 1.Rockferry (Aimée Ann Duffy, Bernard Butler) - 04:14 . 2.Warwick Avenue (Aimée Ann Duffy, Jimmy Hogarth, Eg White) - 03:46 . 3.Serious (Aimée Ann Duffy, Bernard Butler) - 04:10 . 4.Stepping Stone (Aimée Ann Duffy, Steve…

Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey. ‘Look Who’s Singing!’

This day (March 1, 1940), in East Acton, London, England, is born Roger Harry Daltrey, simply known as Roger Daltrey , English artist, founder and lead singer of The WhoTracklist : My Generation (w/ The Who, 1965) . Pictures of Lily (w/ The Who, 1966) . Substitute (w/ The Who, Monterey, 1967) . I Can See For Miles (w/ The Who, 1968) . Pinball Wizard (w/ The Who, 1969) . Young Man Blues (w/ The…

This month In Blues Legends 02/12

James Blood Ulmer, Vernon Reid, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Louisiana Red, Taj Mahal, Eric Bibb, Sonny Terry, Brownie Mcghee, Magic Slim, Memphis Slim, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Albert King, Keb' Mo', Larry JohnsonThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1180 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Blood Ulmer .…