Common releases ‘Be,’ his sixth album produced by Kanye West and J Dilla (2005)

Common's 'Be' is his sixth studio album produced by Kanye West and J Dilla and released on May 24, 2005 by Geffen / GOOD MusicTrack Listing : 1.Be (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, Albert Jones) - 02:24 . . 2.The Corner (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, Abiodun Oyewole, Umar Bin Hassan, Leon Moore) - 03:45 . . 3.Go! (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, John Mayer, Linda Lewis) - 03:44 . . 4.Faithful (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye…

MCA publish Common’s fourth album : ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ featuring ‘The Light’ (2000)

Common's 'Like Water for Chocolate' is his fourth studio album featuring 'The Light' and released on March 28, 2000 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Time Travelin' (Lonnie Lynn, Michael Archer, James Poyser, James Yancey) - 06:37 . 2.Heat (Lonnie Lynn) - 03:41 . 3.Cold Blooded (Lonnie Lynn, Ahmir Thompson, Michael Archer, Rahzel Brown, Tariq Trotter, Kelo Saunders) - 04:58 . 4.Dooinit (Lonnie Lynn, James…

The Roots release ‘Things Fall Apart’ with Erykah Badu & Common among other guests (1999)

The Roots' 'Things Fall Apart' is their fourth studio album released on February 23, 1999 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Act Won (Things Fall Apart) (Ahmir Thompson, Spike Lee) - 00:54 . 2.Table Of Contents (Parts 1 & 2) (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq Trotter, Kamal Gray, Rahzel M. Brown, Karl Jenkins, Kyle Jones, Leonard Hubbard, Smart Abdul-Basset) - 03:37 . 3.The Next Movement (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq…

Duke Ellington records in Europe ‘In the Uncommon Market’ a live album for Pablo (1963)

Duke Ellington's 'In the Uncommon Market' is a live album recorded in Europe on February 6 or 7, & 21, 1963 and July 27, 1966 and released in 1986 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Bula (Duke Ellington) - 04:44 . 2.Silk Lace (Duke Ellington) - 05:18 . 3.Asphalt Jungle (Duke Ellington) - 04:05 . 4.Star-Crossed Lovers (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 4:19 . 5.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington,…

Alicia Keys releases her sixth album : ‘Here’ featuring ‘In Common’ (2016)

Alicia Keys' 'Here' is her sixth studio album, released on November 4, 2016 by RCATrack Listing : 1.The Beginning (Interlude) (Alicia Keys) - 01:04 . 2.The Gospel (Mark Batson, Kasseem Dean, Robert Diggs, Jason Hunter, Alicia Keys, Shawn Martin, Corey Woods) - 03:02 . 3.Pawn It All (Mark Batson, Kasseem Dean, Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly) - 03:10 . 4.Elaine Brown (Interlude) (Alicia Keys) - 00:50 .…

Island publish Pulp’s fifth album ‘Different Class’ featuring ‘Common People’ (1995)

Pulp's "Different Class" is their fifth studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on October 30, 1995 by Island Records.Track Listing : 1.Mis-Shapes (Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Steve Mackey, Russell Senior, Candida Doyle, Mark Webber) - 03:46 . 2.Pencil Skirt (Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Steve Mackey, Russell Senior, Candida Doyle, Mark Webber) - 03:11 . 3.Common People (Jarvis Cocker,…

Robert Glasper releases his sixth studio album ‘Black Radio 2’ featuring Common, Brandy, Jill Scott and Faith Evans among other guests (2013)

Robert Glasper's 'Black Radio 2' is his sixth studio album recorded with the Robert Glasper Experiment and released on October 29, 2013 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Baby Tonight (Black Radio 2 Theme)/Mic Check 2 (Casey Benjamin / Mark Colenburg, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) - 04:23 . 2.I Stand Alone (Casey Benjamin, Common, Robert Glasper, Patrick Stump) - 04:53 . 3.What Are We Doing (Brandy,…

CBS release Paul Young’s debut solo album : ‘No Parlez’ featuring ‘Come Back and Stay’ and ‘Love of the Common People’ (1983)

Paul Young's 'No Parlez' is the debut solo album produced Laurie Latham and released on July 18, 1983 by CBS. Track Listing : 1.Come Back And Stay (Jack Lee) - 04:57 . 2.Love Will Tear Us Apart (Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Bernard Sumner) - 5:01 . 3.Wherever I Lay My Hat (That'S My Home) (Marvin Gaye, Barrett strong, Norman Whitfield) - 05:18 . 4.Ku Ku Kurama (Steve Bolton) - 04:20 .…

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,…

Earache Records publish Napalm Death’s debut album : ‘Scum’ (1987)

Napalm Death's 'Scum' is their debut studio album released on July 1st, 1987 by Earache Records1 . Multinational Corporations / Instinct of Survival (Inferno Festival, 2018) 2 . Multinational Corporation / Unchallenged Hate (Live, 1988) 3 . Instinct of Survival 4 . Life and The Kill Live Corruption 5 . The Kill (Official Video) 6 . Scum (BBC, Arena) 7 . Scum (Wacken, 2009) 8 . Control 9 . DEAD…

Madonna releases ‘True Blue,’ her third album featuring ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ and ‘La Isla Bonita’ (1986)

Madonna's 'True Blue' feat. 'Papa Don't Preach' is her third studio album, released on June 30, 1986 by Sire. 1 . Papa Don't Preach (Official Video) 2 . Open Your Heart (Official Video) 3 . Blonde Ambition Tour 4 . White Heat (Who's That Girl Tour) 5 . White Heat 6 . Live To Tell (Official Video) 7 . Live To Tell (Confessions Tour) 8 . Live to Tell (Turin 1987, Dutch TV) 9 . Where's The Party…

We remember Hilton Ruiz. ‘Hilton in the House’

This day (June 6, 2006), in New York City, New York, died Hilton Ruiz, a Puerto Rican American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Live in New York 2 . Borinquen Jazz – Mazacote (2004) 3 . w/ Chris Washburne Quartet & Hilton Ruiz - Live in New York (2004) 4 . Tito Puente & Amigos - New Arrival 5 . In 1994 6 . Roland Kirk - Live in Montreux (1975) Tracklist : Home Cookin' . Something Grand .…

Teddy Pendergrass releases ‘Life Is a Song Worth Singing,’ his second album featuring ‘Only You’ and ‘Close the Door’ (1978)

Teddy Pendergrass 'Life Is a Song Worth Singing' feat. 'Only You' & 'Close the Door' is his second album released on June 2, 1978 by Philadelphia International Records.1 . Life Is A Song Worth Singing (1979) 2 . Only You (Live) 3 . Only You (Live '82) 4 . Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose (Live '79) 5 . Close The Door (Official Video) 6 . Close The Door (Live) Track Listing : 1.Life Is…

We remember David Ruffin. ‘Once Tempted’

This day (June 1, 1991), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died David Ruffin, an American soul singer most famous as one of the lead singers of the Temptations.Tracklist : 1 . w/ The Temptations – My Girl (1987) 2 . w/ The Temptations – I Wish it Would Rain (1991) 3 . Break My Heart (1979) 4 . My Whole World Ended 5 . Walk Away From Love (1975) 6 . w/ The Temptations – Get Ready 7 . w/ The…

Eliane Elias releases ‘I Thought About You’ as ‘A Tribute to Chet Baker’ (2013)

Eliane Elias' 'I Thought About You' is an album sub-titled 'A Tribute to Chet Baker' released on May 28, 2013 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.I Thought About You (James Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 04:56 . 2.There Will Never Be Another You (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 04:42 . 3.This Can'T Be Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:53 . 4.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:04 .…

We Remember Gil Scott Heron. ‘Free Gil’

This day (May 27, 2011), in New York City, U.S, died Gil Scott-Heron, an American soul and jazz poet, musician and author.Digest Tracklist : We Almost Lost Detroit (2010) . The Other Side (2010) . 95 South (All Of The Places We'Ve Been) (1998) . Winter In America (1994) . We Almost Lost Detroit (1990) . Gun (1978) . Johannesburg (1976) . The Bottle . Tracklist : Me And The Devil . The Bottle .…

Happy Birthday Dee Dee Bridgewater. ‘Lady Dee Dee’

This day (May 27, 1950), in Memphis, Tennessee, is born Denise Eileen Garrett a.k.a Dee Dee Bridgewater, an American Jazz singer.Digest Tracklist : Peace (2019) . Tiny Desk Concert (2018) . Memphis (2017) . La belle vie (2015) . Festival Heineken Jazzaldia (2014) . Afro Blue ( 2012) . Bye Bye Blackbird (1997) . J'ai Deux Amours Tour (2005) . & Mike Hucknall - You've Got a Friend . Just…

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)…

Tal Farlow and Lenny Breau record their unique collaboration album : ‘Chance Meeting’ (1980)

'Chance Meeting' by Tal Farlow & Lenny Breau is their first and only performance together recorded on May 21, 1980 and released in 1997 by Guitarchives.Track Listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 05:24 . 2.Satin Doll (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer) - 07:03 . 3.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 08:40 . 4.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome…

We Remember Chuck Brown. ‘Go! Go! Mr. Brown’

This day (May 16, 2012), in Baltimore, Maryland, died Chuck Brown, a guitarist and singer, called the Godfather of Go-goDigest Tracklist : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2010) . Tim Brant's College Football Preview 2010 . Wind Me Up! (2001) . Family Affair (2002) . w/ The Soul Searchers – Run Joe (1987) . Tracklist : Blow Your Whistle . Bustin' Loose . Chuck Baby . LOVE . We Need Some Money . It…

Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach a.k.a. ‘The Quintet’ record ‘Jazz at Massey Hall’ (1953)

'Jazz at Massey Hall' by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach a.k.a. 'The Quintet' is a live album recorded on May 15, 1953 and released the same year In 1953 by Debut.Track Listing : 1.Perdido (Juan Tizol, Hans Lengfelder, Ervin M. Drake) - 07:47 . 2.Salt Peanuts (Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke) - 07:44 . 3.All The Things You Are / 52Nd Street Theme (Jerome…

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…

We remember Don Pullen. ‘Ode To Don’

This day (April 22, 1995), in Los Angeles, California,, died Don Pullen, an American jazz pianist and organist.Digest Tracklist : w/ The African-Brazilian Connection - El Matador (1992) . Jam Session / Autumn Leaves (1988) . Reincarnated . w/ George Adams Quartet - Song From The Old Country (1987) . w/ George Adams - City Gates (1984) . Interviewed by Ramsey Lewis + Ode to life . w/ George…

Laurie Anderson releases ‘Big Science’ featuring ‘O Superman’ (1982)

Laurie Anderson's 'Big Science' feat. 'O Superman' is her debut album released on April 19, 1982 by Warner Bros..Track Listing : 1.From The Air (Laurie Anderson) - 04:29 . 2.Big Science (Laurie Anderson) - 06:25 . 3.Sweaters (Laurie Anderson) - 02:18 . 4.Walking & Falling (Laurie Anderson) - 02:10 . 5.Born, Never Asked (Laurie Anderson) - 04:56 . 6.O Superman (For Massenet) (Laurie Anderson)…

Universal publish Dee Dee Bridgewater’s album : ‘Red Earth’ recorded with african musicians (2007)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Red Earth' is an album (subtitled 'A Malian Journey') released on April 17, 2007 by Universal.Track Listing : 1.Afro Blue (Oscar Brown, Jr., Mongo Santamaría) - 05:11 . 2.Bad Spirits (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 05:49 . 3.Dee Dee (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Baba Sissoko (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 02:57 . 4.Mama Don'T Ever Go Away (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 05:39 . 5.Long Time Ago (Dee Dee…

Elektra Nonesuch release Bill Frisell’s sixteenth album : ‘The Intercontinentals’ (2003)

Bill Frisell's 'The Intercontinentals' is his sixteenth album recorded with Sidiki Camara, Vinicius Cantuaria, Christos Govetas, Greg Leisz and Jenny Scheinman, released on April 15, 2003 by Elektra Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Boubacar (Bill Frisell) - 06:13 . 2.Good Old People (Bill Frisell) - 05:25 . 3.For Christos (Bill Frisell) - 06:13 . 4.Baba Drame (Boubacar Traoré ) - 05:18 . 5.Listen (Bill…

RCA Victor release ‘Elvis Is Back!’ Elvis Presley’s first album after his return from the Army (1960)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis Is Back!' is his tenth studio album recorded after his return from the U.S. Army.and released on April 8, 1960 by RCA Victor in mono and stereoTrack Listing : 1.Make Me Know It (Otis Blackwell) - 01:58 . 2.Fever (John Davenport, Eddie Cooley) - 03:31 . 3.The Girl Of My Best Friend (Beverly Ross, Sam Bobrick) - 02:21 . 4.I Will Be Home Again (Bennie Benjamin, Raymond Leveen,…

Reprise publish Randy Newman’s second album : ’12 Songs’ (1970)

Randy Newman's '12 Songs' is the second studio album produced by Lenny Waronker and released in April 1970 by RepriseTrack Listing : 1.Have You Seen My Baby? (Randy Newman) - 02:32 . 2.Let'S Burn Down The Cornfield (Randy Newman) - 03:03 . 3.Mama Told Me Not To Come (Randy Newman) - 02:12 . 4.Suzanne (Randy Newman) - 03:15 . 5.Lover'S Prayer (Randy Newman) - 01:55 . 6.Lucinda (Randy Newman) -…

Happy Birthday Jill Scott. ‘Happy 40 something Jill’

This day (April 4, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Jill Scott, an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Do You Remember / Is It The Way (2020) . ONE Musicfest (2018) . Run Run Run (2016) . You Don't Know (2015) . Rock Steady (Live 2014) . The Way (2012) . The Fact Is (I Need You) 2012 . w/ Eve & The A Group - Shame (2011) . Hear My Call (2011) . Hate On Me (2007) .…

Deutsche Grammophon publish Anoushka Shankar ninth album ‘Land Of Gold’ (2016)

Anoushka Shankar's 'Land of Gold' is her ninth album featuring collaborations with M.I.A., Vanessa Redgrave & Alev Lenz and released on April 1, 2016 by Deutsche Grammophon.Track Listing : 1.Boat To Nowhere (Anoushka Shankar) - 05:46 . 2.Secret Heart (Anoushka Shankar) - 05:17 . 3.Jump In (Cross The Line) (Anoushka Shankar) - 02:55 . 4.Dissolving Boundaries (Anoushka Shankar) - 05:16 . 5.Land…

Wings (Paul & Linda McCartney and Dennis Laine) release ‘London Town’ (1978)

Wings' 'London Town' is their sixth studio album released on March 31, 1978 by Parlophone / Capitol and featuring the three remaining members of the band Paul & Linda McCartney and Dennis Laine.Track Listing : 1.London Town (Paul McCartney, Denny Laine) – 04:10 . 2.Cafe On The Left Bank (Paul McCartney) - 03:25 . 3.I'M Carrying (Paul McCartney) - 02:44 . 4.Backwards Traveller (Paul McCartney)…

Miles Davis records ‘Dark Magus’ at Carnegie Hall in New York City (1974)

Miles Davis' 'Dark Magus' is a live double album recorded on March 30, 1974 at Carnegie Hall in New York City and released in 1977 by CBS.Track Listing : 1.Dark Magus / Moja (Miles Davis) - 25:24 . 2.Dark Magus / Wili (Miles Davis) - 25:08 . 3.Dark Magus / Tatu (Miles Davis) - 25:20 . 4.Dark Magus / Nne (Miles Davis) - 25:32 Musicians : Miles Davis – Electric Trumpet With Wah-Wah, Yamaha Organ On…

ZZ Top release ‘Eliminator,’ their eighth and most successful album (1983)

ZZ Top's "Eliminator" is their eighth (and their most successful) studio album recorded in Memphis and released on March 23, 1983 by Warner Bros..Track Listing : 1.Gimme All Your Lovin' (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 03:59 . 2.Got Me Under Pressure (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 04:00 . 3.Sharp Dressed Man (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 04:13 . 4.I Need You…

Happy Birthday Terence Blanchard. ‘Terence Scores 50 something’

This day (March 13, 1962), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Terence Blanchard, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and film score composer.Tracklist : @ Trumpet Days at Jazz Dock (2019) . Levees (2017) . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2015) . Plays From The Album Choices, . Footprints (2010) . w/ Metropole Orkest - North Sea Jazz (2007) . w/ Poncho Sanchez - Epk . Perugia (1994) . Tribute To…

Verve start the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook’ (1958)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook' is a studio album recorded between March 13 & 19, 1958, with a studio orchestra conducted by Paul Weston and released in 1958 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Face The Music And Dance (Irving Berlin) - 02:57 . 2.You'Re Laughing At Me (Irving Berlin) - 03:18 . 3.Let Yourself Go (Irving Berlin) - 02:20 . 4.You Can Have Him (Irving Berlin) -…

We remember Keith Emerson. ‘Calling for ELP’

This day (March 11, 2016), in Santa Monica, California, died Keith Emerson, English keyboardist, both soloist and member / founder of The Nice, Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) and othersTracklist : America (w/ The Nice, 1968) . On French (w/ The Nice, 1969) . Rondo/ Bach Improvisations (w/ ELP, Switzerland, 1970) . Keith Emerson stabs knives in his Hammond . Tarkus (Eruption) (w/ ELP, Tokyo,…