We remember Carl Perkins. ‘Now Go, Carl, Go’

This day (January 19, 1998 ), in Jackson, Tennessee, died Carl Lee Perkins a.k.a. Carl Perkins, an American singer, songwriter who wrote among others 'Blue Suede Shoes' and ' Matchbox'.Tracklist : Blue Suede Shoes (Perry Como Show, 1956) . Matchbox (1957) . Y.O.U. (1959) . Folsom Prison Blues (w/ Johnny Cash) . Matchbox (w/ Eric Clapton, & Johnny Cash, 1970) . Mean Woman Blues/Blue Suede…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 36/52

Michael Buble & Blake Shelton, UB40 & Chrissie Hynde, Clarence Gatemouth Brown & Canned Heat, Branford Marsalis & Grateful Dead, Elvin Bishop & Jim McCarty, Carl Perkins & George Harrison, Rihanna & Elton John, Michael Jackson & Slash, Aerosmith, Run Dmc & Kid Rock, AC/DC & Axl Rose, David Bowie & Arcade Fire, Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa

This week In Male Balladeers 36/52

Justin Timberlake, Van Morrison, John Mellencamp, Gregory Porter, Carl Perkins, John Mayer, George Michael, Tom Waits, Michael Bublé, Randy Newman, Dean Martin, Ed Sheeran

This week In One-Off Collaborations 17/52

Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins & Jerry Lee Lewis, Mina & Lucio Battisti, Dee Dee Bridgewater & Herbie Hancock, Lalah Hathaway & Snarky Puppy, Rod Stewart & Ron Wood, Joe Bonamassa & Brian Setzer, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen & Michael Stipe, Neil Young & Willie Nelson, Jerry Cantrell & Robert Trujillo, Iggy Pop & Josh Homme, Jack Bruce & Uli Jon Roth, Al Di…

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, George Benson, Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Dr. John, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry, Johnnie Johnson, Keith Richards, Carl Perkins, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmie Vaughan, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Ringo Starr releases his eighth album : ‘Stop and Smell the Roses’ featuring ‘Wrack My Brain’ (1981)

Ringo Starr's 'Stop and Smell the Roses' feat. "Wrack My Brain" is his eighth studio album released on October 27, 1981 by Boardwalk / RCA1 . Private Property (1981) 2 . Private Property 3 . Wrack My Brain (1981) 4 . Stop And Take The Time To Smell The Roses (1981) 5 . Back Off Boogaloo Track Listing : 1.Private Property (Paul Mccartney) - 02:44 . 2.Wrack My Brain (George Harrison) - 02:21…

RCA Victor publish Elvis Presley’s ‘G.I. Blues,’ the OST to the eponymous film (1960)

Elvis Presley's 'G.I. Blues' is his eleventh album (OST to the eponymous film) released by RCA Victor in mono and stereo on October 1, 1960.1 . Tonight Is So Right For Love (From "G.I. Blues," 1960) 2 . What's She Really Like 3 . Frankfurt Special (From "G.I. Blues," 1960) 4 . Wooden Heart (From G.I. Blues) 5 . G.I.Blues 6 . Pocketful Of Rainbows 7 . Shoppin' Around (From "G.I. Blues,"…

Mark, Eric, Elton, Phil et al play for Montserrat (1997)

September 15, 1997 - Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Carl Perkins, Elton John, Sting and Paul McCartney are at Royal Albert Hall, London for a charity concert in favor of Montserrat, a Caribbean island devastated by a volcano.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190'…

OutKast release their second album : ‘ATLiens’ featuring ‘Elevators (Me & You)’ (1996)

OutKast's 'ATLiens' is their second studio album released on August 27, 1996 by LaFace Records.1 . Atliens (Official Video) 2 . Jazzy Belle (Official Video) 3 . Elevators (Me & You) (Official Video) 4 . Two Dope Boyz (In A Cadillac) (Animated Music Video) Track listing : 1.You May Die (Intro) (Joi Gilliam, Myrna Crenshaw, Organized Noize) - 01:05 . ( . 2.Two Dope Boyz (In a Cadillac)…

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…

On TV today, Johnny Cash celebrates his ‘First 25 years’ (1980)

May 8, 1980 - you do not want to miss Johnny Cash's "Silver Anniversary" on CBS that celebrates his first twenty five years in the industry. For the occasion, Cash has invited June Carter Cash, Roy Acuff, Bill Anderson, Anita Carter, Helen Carter, Mother Maybelle Carter, Jack Clement, David Allan Coe, Kirk Douglas, Peter Falk, Larry Gatlin, Sonny James, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Grandpa…

Paul McCartney releases his third solo album produced by George Martin : ‘Tug of War’ featuring ‘Ebony & Ivory’ (1982)

Paul McCartney's 'Tug of War' feat. 'Ebony & Ivory' is his third solo studio album produced by George Martin and released on April 26, 1982 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Tug Of War (Paul McCartney) - 04:22 . 2.Take It Away (Paul McCartney) - 04:14 . 3.Somebody Who Cares (Paul McCartney) - 03:19 . 4.What'S That You'Re Doing? (Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder) - 06:19 . 5.Here Today (Paul…

Jerry Lee Lewis records ‘Live at the Star Club’ in Hamburg, Germany (1964)

Jerry Lee Lewis's 'Live at the Star Club' is a live album recorded with The Nashville Teens in Hamburg, Germany on April 5, 1964 and released in 1964 by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Mean Woman Blues (Claude Demetrius) - 04:01 . 2.High School Confidential (Ron Hargrave, Jerry Lee Lewis) - 02:25 . 3.Money (That'S What I Want) (Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy) - 04:35 . 4.Matchbox (Carl Perkins) - 02:46 .…

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/…

Rca Victor release in mono ‘Elvis Presley,’ his debut album (1956)

"Elvis Presley" is his eponymous debut studio album released, in mono, on March 23, 1956 by Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins) - 02:00 . 2.I'M Counting On You (Don Robertson) - 02:25 . 3.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 02:25 . 4.One-Sided Love Affair (Bill Campbell) - 02:11 . 5.I Love You Because (Leon Payne) - 02:43 . 6.Just Because (Bob Shelton, Joe…

We remember Jeff Healey. ‘Jeff Saw The Light’

This day (March 2, 2008), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, died Norman Jeffrey 'Jeff' Healey, a blind Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist and guitarist.Tracklist : Angel Eyes (2006) . See The Light . As The Years Go Passing By . Like A Hurricane . w/ Philip Sayce - At Ohne Filter . w/ Randy Bachman - While My Guitar Gently Weeps (2007) . w/ Ronnie Hawkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, The Band -…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 01/12

Aretha Franklin, Buffalo Springfield, Steppenwolf, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Wilson Pickett, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding, Dusty Springfield, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine They are the " '60s Throwback'" performers selected among the 1217 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Aretha Franklin . Chain of…

Johnny Cash records ‘At Folsom Prison’ a live album for Columbia Records (1968)

Johnny Cash's 'At Folsom Prison' is a live album (his 27th overall) recorded at Folsom State Prison on January 13, 1968 and released in May 1968 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash) - 02:42 . 2.Dark As The Dungeon (Merle Travis) - 03:05 . 3.I Still Miss Someone (Johnny Cash, Roy Cash Jr.) - 01:38 . 4.Cocaine Blues (T.J. Arnall) - 03:01 . 5.25 Minutes To Go (Shel…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 01/52

Daft Punk . Pharrell Williams, D'Angelo . David Sanborn, Trombone Shorty . Cyril Neville, Dave Matthews . Trey Anastasio, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant . Michael Stipe, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin . Zakir Hussain, Aretha Franklin . Lou Rawls, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash . Carl Perkins, Billy Joel . Jimmy Fallon, Joe Bonamassa . Andy Fraser, Gary Moore . Phil Lynott, Neil Young . Stephen…

Happy Birthday Keith Richards. ‘Keith On My List’

This day (December 18, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Keith Richards, English guitarist, singer-songwriter, co-founder of The The Rolling StonesTracklist : Around & Around (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1964) . Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sing The Stones and The Beatles (1965) . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The The Rolling Stones, (1967) . Jumpin’ Jack Flash (w/ The The Rolling…

We Remember Roy Orbison

December 6, 1988 - Mr.Roy Kelton Orbison simply known as Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Pretty Woman (w/ Johnny Cash, 1967) 2 . Handle With Care (w/ Traveling Wilburys) 3 . You Got It (Live, 1988) 4 . I Drove All Night (Official Video) 5 . California Blue (Official Video) 6 . Crying (w/ kd Lang) 7 . Blue Bayou (Live, 1973) 8 .…

The Beatles release their fourth album : ‘Beatles for Sale’ featuring ‘Rock and Roll Music’ and ‘Eight Days a Week’ (1964)

The Beatles' 'Beatles for Sale' is their fourth studio album produced by George Martin and released on December 4, 1964 by Parlophone. 1 . Baby's In Black (Empire Pool) 2 . Baby's In Black (Germany) 3 . Rock And Roll Music (Live) 4 . Rock And Roll Music (Paris) 5 . Kansas City, I'm A Loser, Boys ("Shindig Show," 1964 ) 6 . Words Of Love 7 . Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby Track Listing :…

We remember George Harrison. ‘George The Fab’

This day (November 29, 2001), in Los Angeles, California, died George Harrison, English singer, guitarist, member of The Beatles before embracing a solo careerTracklist : 1 . The Beatles Royal Show (1963) 2 . The Beatles – Yesterday (1965) 3 . Ravi Shankar teaches George Harrison how to play sitar 1968 (Rishikesh, India) 4 . On Smothers Bros. Comedy Hour (1968) 5 . My Sweet Lord (Concert for…

I Walk The Line

Starting and ending with 'I Walk The Line' made famous by Johnny Cash, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Neil Young, Jody Miller, Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Harmonizing veteran David Crosby embark young partners, among them Michael Teague of Snarky Puppy, for another trip toward Woodstock. Your weed or mine?

David Crosby's 'Here If You Listen' is his seventh album recorded with Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Michael Teague of Snarky Puppy and released on October 26, 2018 by BMG (Source David Crosby - Here If You Listen | Official Site)USA Today At age, 77, David Crosby is a “lion in winter” – sage in the ways of the world he serenades, with leonine hair and a history of stirring up trouble…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Still Unforgettable,’ an album of standards (2008)

Natalie Cole's 'Still Unforgettable' is a studio album released on September 9, 2008 by DMI/Atco.1 . Come Rain Or Come Shine (w/ Kym Purling, National US Television) 2 . Still Unforgettable 3 . Somewhere Along the Way 4 . Something's Gotta Give Track listing : 1.Walkin' My Baby Back Home (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 02:59 . 2.Come Rain or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 03:08 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records in studio ‘Whisper Not’ with the Marty Paich Orchestra (1966)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Whisper Not' is a studio album recorded on July 20, 1966 with the Marty Paich Orchestra and released in 1967 by Verve. 1 . Sweet Georgia Brown (w/ Duke Ellington) 2 . Old McDonald 3 . Lover Man Track listing : . 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 03:30 . 2.Whisper Not (Benny Golson, Leonard Feather) - 02:59 . 3.I Said No (Frank Loesser, Jule…

Anita Baker releases ‘The Songstress,’ her debut solo album (1981)

Anita Baker's 'The Songstress' is her debut solo album released on May 31, 1983 by Beverly Glen.1 . Angel Track Listing : 1.Angel (Anita Baker, Patrick Moten, Sandra Sully) - 04:57 . 2.You'Re The Best Thing Yet (Patrick Moten, Geronne C. Turner) - 05:36 . 3.Feel The Need (Patrick Moten) - 05:35 . 4.Squeeze Me (Patrick Moten) - 04:40 . 5.No More Tears (Michael J. Powell) - 05:38 . 6.Sometimes…

Stan Kenton and his orchestra record ‘Cuban Fire!’ for Capitol (1956)

'Cuban Fire!' by Stan Kenton & his orchestra is an album (one of the most influential Latin jazz large-ensemble recordings of all time), recorded on May 22–24, 1956 and releaseed the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire) (Johnny Richards) - 06:02 . 2.El Congo Valiente (Valiant Congo) (Johnny Richards) - 05:53 . 3.Recuerdos (Reminiscences) (Johnny Richards) - 05:01…

Steely Dan release their fifth album : ‘The Royal Scam’ featuring ‘Kid Charlemagne’ (1976)

Steely Dan's 'The Royal Scam' is their fifth album produced by Gary Katz and released in May 1976 by Abc.Track Listing : 1.Kid Charlemagne (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:38 . 2.The Caves Of Altamira (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:33 . 3.Don'T Take Me Alive (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:16 . 4.Sign In Stranger (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:23 . 5.The Fez (Walter Becker, Donald…

The Wailers with Bob Marley & Peter Tosh release ‘Catch a Fire,’ their fifth album featuring ‘Stir It Up’ (1973)

The Wailers' 'Catch a Fire' feat. "Stir It Up" is their fifth album released on April 13, 1973 by Tuff Gong / Island.Track Listing : 1.Concrete Jungle (Bob Marley) - 04:13 . 2.Slave Driver (Bob Marley) - 02:53 . 3.400 Years (Peter Tosh) - 02:45 . 4.Stop That Train (Peter Tosh) - 03:55 . 5.Baby We'Ve Got A Date (Rock It Baby) (Bob Marley) - 03:57 . 6.Stir It Up (Bob Marley) - 05:32 . 7.Kinky…

Steely Dan release their fourth album : ‘Katy Lied,’ their first to feature Michael McDonald (1975)

Steely Dan's 'Katy Lied' is their fourth album (and the first to feature Michael McDonald) released in March 1975 by ABC.Track Listing : 1.Black Friday (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:33 . 2.Bad Sneakers (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:16 . 3.Rose Darling (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:59 . 4.Daddy Don'T Live In That New York City No More (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:12 . 5.Doctor…

Happy Birthday Graham Nash. ‘Nash Flow’

This day (February 2 , 1942), in Blackpool, Lancashire, is born Graham William Nash simply known as Graham Nash, English singer and songwriter, best known as a member of The Hollies and of Crosby, Stills & Nash (& Young)Tracklist : Look through any window (w/ The Hollies ) . Carrie Anne (w/ The Hollies, 1967 ) . Marrakesh Express & Blackbird (w/ CSN, Woodstock 1969) . Lee Shore (w/…