Motown release ‘Commodores,’ their fifth album featuring ‘Easy’ written by Lionel Richie (1977)

'Commodores' is their eponymous fifth studio album featuring Lionel Richie on lead vocals and released on March 30, 1977 by Motown Records.Track Listing : 1.Squeeze The Fruit (Walter Orange) - 03:00 . 2.Funny Feelings (Lionel Richie, Thomas Mcclary) - 04:51 . 3.Heaven Knows (Lionel Richie, Thomas Mcclary) - 04:41 . 4.Zoom (Lionel Richie, Ronald Lapread) - 06:43 . 5.Won'T You Come Dance With Me…

Gordy publish The Temptations’ album : ‘A Song for You’ featuring ‘Happy People’ and ‘Shakey Ground’ (1975)

The Temptations' 'A Song for You' is an album featuring then-lead singer Dennis Edwards on the title track and released on January 16, 1975 by Gordy. 1 . Glasshouse 2 . Shakey Ground 3 . Shakey Ground 4 . A Song For You 5 . A Song For You 6 . A Song For You 7 . Firefly Track Listing : 1.Happy People (Don Baldwin, Jeffrey Bowen, Lionel Richie) - 03:38 . 2.Glasshouse (Charlemagne) - 03:54 .…

Motown publish ‘Lionel Richie,’ his eponymous debut solo album featuring ‘Truly,’ ‘You Are’ and ‘My Love’ (1982)

'Lionel Richie' is his debut solo album after he left the Commodores, released on October 6, 1982 By Motown.1 . My Love (w/ Kenny Chesney) 2 . Truly (w/ Lady Antelbellum) 3 . Truly (Live) 4 . You Are 5 . You Are (w/ Blake Shelton) 6 . You Mean More To Me (1982) Track Listing : 1.Serves You Right (John Mcclain, Greg Phillinganes, Lionel Richie) – 05:14 . 2.Wandering Stranger (Lionel…

This week In Soul Artists 35/52

Curtis Mayfield, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Commodores, Boyz Ii Men, Barry White, Gladys Knight, Lenny Kravitz, Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell, Yolanda Adams, Joss Stone, Donna Summer, Aaliyah, Charles Bradley

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)…

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.1 . Shake Your Rump (Amsterdam) 2 . Egg Man 3 . High Plains Drifter (Japan Space Shower, 1995) 4 . POSSE IN EFFECT & HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (Live, 98) 5 . Sounds of Science (Japan Space Shower, 1994) 6 . Sounds Of Science (Kawasaki, 1996) 7 . Hey Ladies 8 . Interview + Looking down the barrel of a…

Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia1 . Countdown To Armageddon (Chuck D Intro, Sydney) 2 . Countdown To Armageddon / Mind Terrorist (Live) 3 . Bring The Noise (Original Video) 4 . Bring The Noise (Official Video, w/ Anthrax) 5 . Don't Believe The…

Happy Birthday to Lionel Richie. ‘Lionel Truly’

This day (June 20, 1949), in Tuskegee, Alabama,, is born Lionel Richie, an American singer-songwriter, etc and ex-member of the Commodores.Tracklist : 1 . Say You, Say Me (2018) 2 . Endless Love (2016) 3 . w/Tim McGraw - Sail On (2013) 4 . I Am...I Said (2011) 5 . Say You, Say Me (2008) 6 . Hello (2007) 7 . I Call It Love (2007) 8 . w/ Diana Ross - Endless Love 9 . w/ Westlife - Easy Like Sunday…

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

This week In Soul Artists 13/52

Commodores, Prince, Usher, Run–D.M.C., Incognito, Erykah Badu, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson, Barry White, Bettye LaVette, Diana Ross

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 13/52

The Commodores, Marvin Gaye, Joe Cocker, Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Santana, Herb Alpert, Barry White, Paul McCartney, Wings, Jeff Beck, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Emerson Lake, Palmer

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°338 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Longsy D, LL Cool J, Grandmaster Flash . Level 42, Johnny Clegg . Savuka, Vanessa Paradis, Hot Chocolate, The Selecter, Commodores, JoBoxers, S-Express, Dire StraitsThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (08/52) BUT ... in the EIghties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'Music For…

Energy Savings

From 'Sleep Warm' to 'Let Me Get Close To You' , we have mixed 20 'Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Comfort and Tenderness'. It has Percy Sledge, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Hagood Hardy Orchestra and many more.

Carolling The Ladies

From 'Minha Senhora' to 'Luck be a Lady', we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Men singing their Ladies (Happy Encore)'. It has Lou Reed, Demis Roussos, Ames Brothers, Lloyd Price and many more.