Four Concerts With Cornell Dupree’

One of the greatest R&B guitarists, Cornell Dupree, who died today ten years ago has been for almost 50 years a "top session guitarist".Very much in demand, Cornell has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/cornelldupree).The 'Four Concerts with Cornell Dupree' are with Les McCann, Various Friends, Stuff and King Curtis plus a bonus Aretha…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 19/52

B.B. King, George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Joe Bonamassa & Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, Dan Auerbach, Frank Zappa, Buckethead, Steve Vai, Jimi Hendrix

Paul Simon releases his second solo album : ‘There Goes Rhymin’ Simon’ featuring ‘Kodachrome’ (1973)

Paul Simon's 'There Goes Rhymin' Simon' feat. 'Kodachrome' is his second solo studio album released on May 5, 1973 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Kodachrome (Paul Simon) - 03:32 . 2.Tenderness (Paul Simon) - 02:53 . 3.Take Me To The Mardi Gras (Paul Simon) - 03:27 . 4.Something So Right (Paul Simon) - 04:33 . 5.One Man'S Ceiling Is Another Man'S Floor (Paul Simon) - 03:44 . 6.American Tune (Paul…

ATCO release ‘Donny Hathaway,’ his second album produced by Jerry Wexler (1971)

'Donny Hathaway' is his eponymous second studio album Released on April 2, 1971 by ATCOTrack Listing : 1.Giving Up (Van Mccoy) - 06:20 . 2.A Song For You (Leon Russell) - 05:25 . 3.Little Girl (Billy Preston) - 04:47 . 4.He Ain'T Heavy, He'S My Brother (Bob Russell, Bobby Scott) - 05:55 . 5.Magnificent Sanctuary Band (Dorsey Burnette) - 04:24 . 6.She Is My Lady (George S. Clinton) - 05:33 . 7.I…

Aretha Franklin, backed by King Curtis & the Kingpins, tapes ‘Aretha Live at Fillmore West’ (1971)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Live at Fillmore West' is her second live album recorded on March 5–7, 1971 and released on May 19, 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) - 03:53 . 2.Love The One You'Re With (Stephen Stills) - 04:15 . 3.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 05:55 . 4.Eleanor Rigby (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:33 . 5.Make It With You (David Gates) - 04:33 .…

King Curtis records ‘Live at Fillmore West’ while opening for Aretha (1971)

King Curtis' 'Live at Fillmore West' is an album recorded on March 5–7, 1971 with Aretha Franklin's backing band, The Kingpins and released in August 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Memphis Soul Stew (Curtis Ousley) - 07:41 . 2.A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Matthew Fisher) - 05:26 . 3.Whole Lotta Love (Willie Dixon, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham) -…

‘Let Me in Your Life’ is Aretha Franklin’s twenty-second studio album, co-produced with Jerry Wexler (1974)

Aretha Franklin's 'Let Me in Your Life' is her twenty-second studio album (and one of her top-selling) released on February 25, 1974 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Let Me In Your Life (Bill Withers) - 03:29 . 2.Every Natural Thing (Eddie Hinton) - 02:37 . 3.Ain'T Nothing Like The Real Thing (Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 03:49 . 4.I'M In Love (Joan Griffin, Kashif, Bobby Womack) - 02:51 .…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black' is an album (its title being borrowed from the Nina Simone song 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black) released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Oh Me Oh My (I'M A Fool For You Baby) (Jim Doris) - 03:42 . 2.Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin) - 04:00 . 3.Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin) - 03:15 . 4.Young, Gifted And Black (Nina Simone) - 03:34 . 5.All…

Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'Attica Blues' is an album (in direct reference to the Attica Prison riots) recorded on January 24–26, 1972 at A&R Recording, NYC and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 04:49 . 2.Invocation: Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 00:18 . 3.Steam, Part 1 (Archie Shepp) - 5:08 . 4.Invocation To Mr. Parker…

Aretha Franklin records ‘Amazing Grace,’ a live album for Atlantic (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Amazing Grace' is a live album (& the biggest selling live gospel album of all time) recorded on January 13 & 14, 1972 and released on June 01, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Mary Don'T You Weep (Inez Andrews) - 07:28 . 2.Take My Hand, Precious Lord /You'Ve Got A Friend (Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey, Frank Frazier , Carole King) - 05:34 . 3.Old Landmark (A. M. Brunner) -…

Sam Cooke records his second live album : ‘Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963’ (1963)

Sam Cooke's 'Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963' is his second live album recorded on January 12, 1963 and released in June 1985 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Feel It (Sam Cooke) - 03:46 . 2.Chain Gang (Sam Cooke) - 03:11 . 3.Cupid (Sam Cooke) - 02:46 . 4.Medley: It'S All Right/For Sentimental Reasons (William Best / Sam Cooke) - 05:11 . 5.Twistin' The Night Away (Sam Cooke) - 04:19 . 6.Somebody…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Get Up with It’ (1974)

Miles Davis' 'Get Up with It' is an album (his last before a five years retirement) collecting tracks recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on November 22, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) - 32:05 . 2.Maiysha (Miles Davis) - 14:49 . 3.Honky Tonk (Miles Davis) - 05:54 . 4.Rated X (Miles Davis) - 06:49 . 5.Calypso Frelimo (Miles Davis) - 32:10 . 6.Red…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 03:02 . 2.Drinking Again (Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber) - 02:48 . 3.Breaking Up Somebody'S Home (Al Jackson Jr., Timothy Matthews) - 03:49 . 4.Surabaya Johnny (Bertolt Brecht, Herbert Hartig, Kurt Weill)…

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’ featuring ‘I’m Every Woman’ (1978)

Chaka Khan's 'Chaka' is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978.Track Listing : 1.I'M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) - 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) - 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, Larry John Mcnally) - 04:21 . 5.Life Is A Dance (Gavin Christopher) - 04:20 .…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha' is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) - 03:42 . 2.I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) - 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil Perry, Terry Coleman, Chuck Jackson) - 04:05 . 5.Whatever It Is (Mark Gary, Eddie Setser,…

Archie Shepp records ‘The Cry of My People’ for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'The Cry of My People' is an album recorded on September 25–27, 1972, with gospel singers, big bands, quintets, sextets and chamber orchestras and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Rest Enough (Song To Mother) (Archie Shepp) - 04:41 . 2.A Prayer (Cal Massey) - 06:29 . 3.All God'S Children Got A Home In The Universe (Archie Shepp) - 02:58 . 4.The Lady (Bob…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-second album : ‘Guilty’ featuring ‘Woman in Love’ (1980)

Barbra Streisand's 'Guilty' is her twenty-second studio album, produced and co-written by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and released on September 23, 1980 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Guilty (Barry Gibb Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:23 . 2.Woman In Love (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:49 . 3.Run Wild (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:06 . 4.Promises (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:20 . 5.The Love Inside…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spirit in the Dark’ featuring ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’ (1970)

Aretha Franklin's 'Spirit in the Dark' is an album released on August 24, 1970 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Play That Song (You Lied) (Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson) - 03:02 . 2.The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday'S Kiss) (Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins) - 04:41 . 3.Pullin' (Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe) - 03:38 . 4.You And Me (Aretha Franklin) - 03:34 . 5.Honest I Do (Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed)…

Three Concerts with Richard Tee

Pianist extraordinaire, Richard Tee, who passed away today 28 years ago has been for almost 30 years a "top session keyboardist".Very much in demand, Richard has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/richardtee).The 'Three Concerts with Richard Tee' are with Paul Simon, Grover Washington Jr. and Stuff. Enjoy!Track Listing : 1 . Paul Simon -…