Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’ featuring ‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Haven’t Got Time for the Pain’ (1974)

Carly Simon's 'Hotcakes' is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. 1 . Mockingbird (w/ James Taylor) 2 . Mockingbird (w/ Stephen Colbert) Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) - 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) - 02:59 . 3.Think I'M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) - 03:57 . 4.Older Sister (Carly Simon) - 03:09…

This week In Singing Ladies 02/52

Shirley Bassey, Lizz Wright, Katie Melua, Julie Andrews, Céline Dion, Joan Baez, Laura Marling, Kandace Springs, Mary J. Blige, Carly Simon, Pat Benatar, Nina Hagen

This week In One-Off Collaborations 02/52

Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones, Taj Mahal & Gregg Allman, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Joan Baez & John Denver, Lulu & Maurice Gibb, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Rod Stewart & Ronald Isley, Mary J. Blige & Eric Clapton, David Bowie & Damon Albarn, Carly Simon & James Taylor, Melanie C & Natalie Appleton, Foo Fighters, Slash & Tenacious D

Art Blakey records ‘Keystone 3’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis for Concord Jazz (1982)

Art Blakey's 'Keystone 3' is a live album recorded in January, 1982 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis and released in 1982 by Concord Jazz.1 . Fuller Love (w/ The Jazz Messengers & Wynton Marsalis, Seventh Avenue South, 1981) 2 . A La Mode 3 . A La Mode (w/ Freddie Hubbard, Solo ) Track Listing : 1.In Walked Bud (Thelonious Monk) - 08:25 . 2.In A…

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Cakewalk (2004) 2 . Take the A Train 3 . w/ Count Basie – Jumpin’ At The Woodside 4 . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me 5 . Sweet Georgia Brown 6 . C Jam Blues (1964) 7 . Live in Italy (1961) Tracklist : Wikipedia : This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga,…

Soft Machine release their debut album : ‘Volume One’ (1968)

Soft Machine's 'Volume One' is their debut album also titled 'The Soft Machine' and released in December 1968 by Abc Probe.1 . Hope For Happiness ("Dim Dam Dom," 1967) 2 . A Certain Kind 3 . Save Yourself Track Listing : 1.Hope For Happiness (Brian Hopper, Robert Wyatt, Mike Ratledge, Kevin Ayers) - 04:21 . 2.Joy Of A Toy (Kevin Ayers, Mike Ratledge) - 02:49 . 3.Hope For Happiness (Reprise)…

Happy Birthday Sheila E. ‘E Like Energy’

This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila Escovedo a.k.a Sheila E. an American drummer and percussionist, Tracklist : 1 . Everyday People (2020) 2 . A Love Bizarre (2019) 3 . at the Timberwolves halftime show (2019) 4 . When Doves Cry (2017) 5 . Girl Meets Boy (2016) 6 . Lovely Day (2014) 7 . Drum Solo (2011) 8 . w/ Prince E –In Oakland (2011) 9 . w/ Ringo Starr – A…

Whitney Houston releases her fifth album : ‘Just Whitney’ featuring ‘Whatchulookinat’ and ‘Try It on My Own’ (2002)

Whitney Houston's 'Just Whitney...' is her fifth (and her first in four years) studio album released on December 10, 2002 by Arista Records.1 . One Of Those Days (Official Video) 2 . One Of Those Days (Live) 3 . Tell Me No 4 . Tell Me No 5 . Try It On My Own (Official Video) 6 . Whatchulookinat 7 . Whatchulookinat (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.One Of Those Days (Kevin She'Kspere Briggs,…

Warner Bros. publish Prince’s fifth album : ‘1999’ featuring ‘Little Red Corvette’ and ‘Delirious’ (1982)

Prince's '1999' is his fifth and breakthrough studio album released on October 27, 1982 by Warner Bros.1 . 1999 (Official Video) 2 . Little Red Corvette (Official Video) 3 . Let's Pretend We're Married (Official Video) 4 . Automatic (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.1999 (Prince) - 06:15 . 2.Little Red Corvette (Prince) - 05:03 . 3.Delirious (Prince) - 04:00 . 4.Let'S Pretend We'Re Married…

Deutsche Grammophon publish Sting’s ninth album : ‘If on a Winter’s Night…’ (2009)

Sting's 'If on a Winter's Night...' is his ninth studio album released on October 26 & 27, 2009 by Deutsche Grammophon.1 . Gabriel's Message 2 . Gabriel's Message 3 . (Soul Cake) 4 . (Soul Cake (on "Letterman", 2009)) 5 . (There Is No Rose Of Such Virtue (Durham, 2009)) 6 . The Snow It Melts The Soonest ("Jools Holland Later" Nov 3, 2009) 7 . (The Snow It Melts The Soonest (The Cherrytree…

Happy Birthday Sting. ‘Sumner Time’

This day (October 2, 1951), in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner a.k.a. Sting, English singer and songwriter, co-founder of The PoliceTracklist : 1 . Only the Wind (w/ Eberhard Schoener & The Police ,1978) 2 . Message In A Bottle (w/ The Police) 3 . Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (w/ The Police) 4 . Murder By Numbers (w/ The Police, Oakland, 1983) 5…

Erroll Garner records his album : ‘Concert by the Sea’ in Carmel, California (1955)

Erroll Garner's 'Concert by the Sea' is a live album recorded on September 19, 1955 in Carmel, California and released on October 13, 1955 by Columbia.1 . Where Or When (1962) 2 . The Complete Concert By The Sea 3 . Mambo Carmel It's All Right With Me Track Listing : 1.I'Ll Remember April (Gene De Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 04:14 . 2.Teach Me Tonight (Sammy Cahn, De Paul) - 03:37 .…

We remember Johnny Cash. ‘Ring Of Life’

This day (September 12, 2003), in Nashville, Tennessee, died J.R. aka Johnny Cash, American singer, songwriter, one of the most famous artists of all time covering all genres from country to rock and gospel.Tracklist : 1 . Get Rhythm 2 . There You Go (1957) 3 . Home Of The Blues (1958) 4 . The Rebel 5 . Big River (1961) 6 . Ring of Fire (1963) 7 . I Walk The Line 8 . Jackson (w/ June Carter,…

Nonesuch publish ‘Metheny/Mehldau’ by Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau (2006)

'Metheny/Mehldau' by Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau is an album recorded with Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier on two tracks and released on September 12, 2006 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Unrequited (Brad Mehldau) - 05:00 . 2.Ahmid-6 (Pat Metheny) - 06:35 . 3.Summer Day (Pat Metheny) - 06:25 . 4.Ring Of Life (Pat Metheny) - 07:35 . 5.Legend (Brad Mehldau) - 07:02 . 6.Find Me In Your Dreams…

Derek and the Dominos record their only album : ‘Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs’ featuring ‘Layla’ (1970)

'Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs' by Derek and the Dominos is their only studio album recorded on August 30 & October 2, 1970 and released In November 1970 By Polydor, Atco.1 . It's Too Late (Derek And The Dominos, On "The Johnny Cash Tv Show", 1971 2 . Bell Bottom Blues (w/ Bobby Whitlock 3 . Bell Bottom Blues (Live 4 . Key To The Highway 5 . Tell The Truth 6 . Why Does Love Got To Be…

This week In Jazz Legends 35/52

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon records ‘Go!’ his tenth album for Blue Note (1962)

Dexter Gordon's 'Go!' is his tenth studio album recorded on August 27, 1962 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Cheesecake (Live 2 . Second Balcony Jump (Switzerland, 1963) Track Listing : 1.Cheese Cake (Dexter Gordon) - 06:33 . 2.Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) - 05:23 . 3.Second Balcony Jump (Billy Eckstine, Gerald Valentine) - 07:05 . 4.Love For Sale…

Happy Birthday Tori Amos. ‘Miss Tori’

This day ( August 22, 1963), in Newton, North Carolina, USA, is born Myra Ellen Amos simply known as Tori Amos, American singer, songwriter, pianistTracklist : 1 . The Big Picture (1988) 2 . Crucify (Montreux, 1991) 3 . Little Earthquakes (Montreux, 1992) 4 . Winter (1993) 5 . Cornflake Girl (1994) 6 . Butterfly (1995) 7 . Horses (1996) 8 . Silent all these years (Letterman, 1997) 9 . Precious…

Duke Ellington records ‘Soul Call’ with his orchestra at the Antibes Jazz Festival (1966)

Duke Ellington's 'Soul Call' is a live album recorded with his orchestra on July 26, 27, 28 & 29 1966 at the Juan-les-Pins/Antibes Jazz Festival, Côte d'Azur and released In 1967 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.La Plus Belle Africaine (Duke Ellington) – 14:00 . 2.West Indian Pancake (Duke Ellington) - 04:41 . 3.Soul Call (Louie Bellson, Henry Bellson) - 03:09 . 4.Skin Deep (Louie Bellson) - 13:03…

Capitol publish ‘Woodface,’ Crowded House’s third album featuring ‘Weather with You’ (1991)

Crowded House's 'Woodface' is their third studio album featuring 'Weather with You,' produced by Mitchell Froom and band member Neil Finn and released on July 1st, 1991 by Capitol1 . It's Only Natural 2 . It's Only Natural (on The Tonight Show) 3 . Fall At Your Feet 4 . Fall At Your Feet (Acoustic Live) 5 . Tall Trees (Fremantle, WA) 6 . Tall Trees (Frankfort) 7 . Weather With You 8 . Weather…

Warner Bros. publish Van Halen’s ninth studio album : ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (a.k.a. F.U.C.K.)’ (1991)

Van Halen's 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge' is their ninth studio album (also known as F.U.C.K.) released on June 18, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Poundcake (1991) 2 . Poundcake (Live) 3 . Judgement Day (Live) 4 . Spanked (Live) 5 . Runaround 6 . Runaround (Live) 7 . Pleasure Dome & Drum Solo 8 . In 'n' Out (Live) 9 . Man On A Mission (Live) 10 . Man On A Mission (Live, 92) 11 . The Dream…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 24/52

Barry Manilow, Anita Baker, Tina Turner, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, En Vogue, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Paul Mccartney, Beck, Björk, Van Halen, Alanis Morissette

Happy Birthday Kodak Black

June 11, 1997 - American rapper, Bill Kahan Kapri better known as Kodak Black is 25. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Wake Up in The Sky (w/ Gucci Mane, Bruno Mars,) 2 . Tunnel Vision 3 . No Flockin Freestyle 4 . Transportin’ 5 . Freshmen Cypher (w/ 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty & Denzel Curry) 6 . Super Gremlin 7 . Skrilla 8 . There He Go 9 . Calling My Spirit 10 . Too Many Years (w/…

Warner Bros. publish Sheila E.’s debut album : ‘The Glamorous Life’ co-produced and co-written with Prince (1984)

Sheila E.'s 'The Glamorous Life' is her first album co-produced and co-written with Prince and released on June 5, 1984 by Warner Bros.1 . The Belle Of St Mark (North Sea Jazz Rotterdam, Netherlands, 11 July 2014) 2 . Noon Rendezvous (Live 1984) 3 . Oliver's House (Festival de Viña 1986) 4 . Erotic City (Live @ New Morning, Paris, 2013-11-08) 5 . Oliver's House (3-26-2011 San Francisco) 6 . The…