Country Joe and The Fish release their debut album : ‘Electric Music For The Mind And Body’ (1967)

Country Joe and the Fish's 'Electric Music for the Mind and Body' is their debut album produced by Samuel Charters and released on May 11, 1967 by VanguardTrack Listing : 1.Flying High (Country Joe Mcdonald) - 02:38 . 2.Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine (Country Joe Mcdonald) - 04:21 . 3.Death Sound Blues (Country Joe Mcdonald) - 04:23 . 4.Happiness Is A Porpoise Mouth (Country Joe Mcdonald) - 02:48…

Country Joe & The Fish tape a show on German TV (1969)

March 12, 1969 - Country Joe And The Fish - that is Country Joe McDonald (g, voc), Barry 'The Fish' Melton (g, voc), Mark Kapner (org, p), Peter Albin (b) and David Getz (d) are in Cologne, Germany to tape the 'Swing In' TV Show to be broadcasted on WDR in September

Joe Cocker releases his nineteenth album : ‘Heart & Soul’ (2004)

Joe Cocker's 'Heart & Soul' is his nineteenth studio album featuring only cover songs and released on October 12, 2004.Track Listing : 1.What'S Going On (Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) – 05:15 . 2.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) – 03:46 . 3.One (U2) – 04:36 . 4.I (Carlo Donida, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Julio Rapetti) – 04:03 . 5.Maybe I'M Amazed (Paul McCartney) – 03:24 . 6.I…

This week In Male Balladeers 22/52

Bryan Ferry, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Dan Auerbach, Elvis Costello, Country Joe McDonald, Pokey LaFarge, Chris Cornell, John Hiatt, Kevin Godley, Graham Gouldman, Jeff Buckley, Bill Withers

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

Sting releases his first solo album : ‘The Dream of the Blue Turtles’ featuring ‘If You Love Somebody Set Them Free and ‘Russians’ (1985)

Sting's 'The Dream of the Blue Turtles' is his first solo album released on June 1, 1985 by A&M, excatly two years after the final Police album. 1 . If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (Official Music Video) 2 . If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 3 . Love Is The Seventh Wave (Official Music Video) 4 . Love is the 7th Wave / Mother & Child Reunion (w/ Paul Simon, Feb 8 2014) 5 . Russians…

The Rolling Stones release their tenth album : ‘Exile on Main St.’ featuring ‘Tumbling Dice’ (1972)

The The Rolling Stones 'Exile on Main St.' feat. 'Tumbling Dice' is their tenth studio album produced by Jimmy Miller and released on May 12, 1972 by The Rolling Stones Records.Track Listing : 1.Rocks Off (Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards) - 04:31 . 2.Rip This Joint (Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards) - 02:22 . 3.Shake Your Hips (Slim Harpo) - 02:59 . 4.Casino Boogie (Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards) - 03:33 .…

Shelter Records publish ‘Leon Russell and the Shelter People’ (1971)

'Leon Russell and the Shelter People' is his second solo album released on May 3, 1971 by Shelter.Track Listing : 1.Stranger In A Strange Land (Leon Russell, Don Preston) - 04:01 . 2.Of Thee I Sing (Leon Russell, Don Preston) - 04:22 . 3.A Hard Rain'S A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan) - 05:08 . 4.Crystal Closet Queen (Leon Russell) - 02:59 . 5.Home Sweet Oklahoma (Leon Russell) - 03:26 . 6.Alcatraz (Leon…

Michael Bublé publishes his eighth album : ‘To Be Loved’ (2013)

Michael Bublé's 'To Be Loved' is his eighth studio album produced by Bob Rock and released on April 22, 2013 by 143 / Reprise Track Listing : 1.You Make Me Feel So Young (Mack Gordon) - 03:06 . 2.It'S A Beautiful Day (Michael Bublé, Bob Rock, Alan Chang) - 03:19 . 3.To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:15 . 4.Who'S Lovin You (William Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy) - 02:56 . 5.Something…

Heads Up publish Esperanza Spalding’s fourth album : ‘Radio Music Society’ (2012)

Esperanza Spalding's 'Radio Music Society' is her fourth studio album released March 20, 2012 by Heads Up International.Track Listing : 1.Radio Song (Esperanza Spalding) - 06:32 . 2.Cinnamon Tree (Esperanza Spalding) - 05:36 . 3.Crowned & Kissed (Spalding, Algebra Blesset)- 04:35 . 4.Land Of The Free (Esperanza Spalding) - 01:54 . 5.Black Gold (Esperanza Spalding) - 05:17 . 6.I Can'T Help It…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Rickie Lee Jones,’ her debut eponymous album featuring ‘Chuck E.’S In Love’ (1979)

'Rickie Lee Jones' is her eponymous debut album released on February 28, 1979 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Chuck E.'S In Love (Rickie Lee Jones) - 03:28 . 2.On Saturday Afternoons In 1963 (Rickie Lee Jones) - 02:31 . 3.Night Train (Rickie Lee Jones) - 03:14 . 4.Young Blood (Rickie Lee Jones) - 04:04 . 5.Easy Money (Rickie Lee Jones) - 03:16 . 6.The Last Chance Texaco (Rickie Lee Jones) -…

Kanye West releases ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Power’ (2010)

Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Power' and released on November 22, 2010 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Dark Fantasy (Kanye West, Robert Diggs, Ernest Wilson, Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean, Malik Jones, Justin Vernon, Onika Maraj, Jon Anderson, Mike Oldfield) - 04:40 . . 2.Gorgeous (Kanye West, Ernest Wilson, Mike Dean, Malik Jones, Che…

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

We remember Leon Russell. ‘A Song For Leon’

This day (November 13, 2016), in Nashville, died Claude Russell Bridges a.k.a. Leon Russell, an American musician, singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Willie Nelson, Ray Charles - A Song For You . w/ John Mayer - A Song For You . Life And Love (2002) . Lady Blue . w/ Jools Holland (1998) . w/ J.J. Cale - No Sweat (1979) . Message From My Baby . Crystal Closet Queen (1971) . Interviewed…

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.Track Listing : 1.Serves You Right (John Mcclain, Greg Phillinganes, Lionel Richie) – 05:14 . 2.Wandering Stranger (Lionel Richie) – 05:38 . 3.Tell Me (David Cochrane, Lionel Richie) – 05:32 . 4.My Love (Lionel Richie) – 04:08 . 5.Round And Round (David Cochrane, Lionel Richie) – 04:57 .…

Steely Dan release their sixth album : ‘Aja’ featuring ‘Deacon Blues’ and ‘Josie’ (1977)

Steely Dan's 'Aja' is their sixth ( and their best-selling) album, released on September 23, 1977 by Abc Records.Track Listing : 1.Black Cow (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 2.Aja (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:57 . 3.Deacon Blues (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:37 . 4.Peg (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:57 . 5.Home At Last (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:34 . 6.I Got The News…

Anita Baker releases ‘Rhythm of Love,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Body and Soul’ (1994)

Anita Baker's 'Rhythm of Love' is her fifth album released on September 13, 1994 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Rhythm Of Love (Anita Baker, Patrick Moten) - 05:50 . 2.The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 04:47 . 3.Body And Soul (Rick Nowels, Ellen Shipley) - 05:42 . 4.Baby (Anita Baker) - 04:25 . 5.I Apologize (Anita Baker, Barry J. Eastmond, Gordon Chambers) - 05:09 . 6.Plenty Of Room…

John Lennon releases his second solo album : ‘Imagine’ featuring the title track plus ‘Jealous Guy’ (1971)

John Lennon 's 'Imagine' is his second studio album co-produced with Phil Spector and released on September 9, 1971 by AppleTrack Listing : 1.Imagine (John Lennon, Yoko Ono) - 03:01 . 2.Crippled Inside (John Lennon) - 03:47 . 3.Jealous Guy (John Lennon) - 04:14 . 4.It'S So Hard (John Lennon) - 02:25 . 5.I Don'T Want To Be A Soldier (John Lennon) - 06:05 . 6.Gimme Some Truth (John Lennon) -…

Justin Timberlake releases his second album : ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ featuring ‘SexyBack,’ ‘My Love,’ ‘What Goes Around… Comes Around’ and…

Justin Timberlake's 'FutureSex/LoveSounds' is his second studio album released on September 8, 2006 by Jive Records.Track Listing : 1.Futuresex / Lovesound (Justin Timberlake, Timothy Mosley, Nate Hills) - 04:01 . 2.Sexyback (Justin Timberlake, Timothy Mosley, Nate Hills) - 04:02 . 3.Sexy Ladies / Let Me Talk To You (Justin Timberlake, Timothy Mosley, Nate Hills) - 05:32 . 4.My Love (Justin…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 . 4.Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:59 . 5.Fever (Eddie Cooley,…

Portishead record ‘Roseland NYC Live’ in New-York City (1998)

Portishead's 'Roseland NYC Live' is an album recorded on July 24, 1997 at the Roseland Ballroom in New York and released on November 2, 1998 by Go! Discs, London.Track listing : 1.Humming (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons) - 06:28 . 2.Cowboys (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons) - 05:03 . 3.All Mine (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) - 04:02 . 4.Mysterons (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) -…

Rahsaan Roland Kirk records his final album : ‘Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real’ (1977)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk's 'Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real' is his final album recorded on July 18, 1977 with a string section and orchestra and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Boogie Woogie String Along For Real (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 08:52 . 2.I Loves You, Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 01:51 . 3.Make Me A Pallet On The Floor (Traditional) -…

Robben Ford’s ‘Bringing it Back Home’

Robben Ford's 'Bringing it Back Home' is his nineteenth album released by February 19, 2013 by Provogue.Track Listing : 1.Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (Allen Toussaint) - 04:55 . 2.Birds Nest Bound (Big Joe Williams) - 05:51 . 3.Fair Child (Allen Toussaint) - 04:24 . 4.Oh, Virginia (Robben Ford) - 04:18 . 5.Slick Capers Blues (Charlie Doyle) - 03:50 . 6.On That Morning (Traditional) - 07:14 .…