We Remember Dennis Brown

July 1, 1999 - Dennis Brown, Jamaican reggae and lovers rock singer; nicknamed "The Crown Prince of Reggae" passed away aged 42. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Rocking Time (JA studio, 1982) 2 . Money in my Poket 3 . Should i (Live) 4 . Have You Ever Been In Love (JA studio, 1982)

Bobby Brown releases ‘Don’t Be Cruel,’ his second album featuring ‘My Prerogative’ (1988)

Bobby Brown's 'Don't Be Cruel' feat. 'My Prerogative' is his second studio album released on June 20, 1988 by MCA Records.1 . Don't Be Cruel (Official Video) 2 . My Prerogative 3 . Roni (Live) (Official Video) 4 . Roni ( Live ) 5 . Rock Wit'cha (Official Video) 6 . Every Little Step (Official Video) 7 . Every Little Step (The Arsenio Hall Show, 1988) 8 . I'll Be Good To You (Japan, 1989) Track…

We Remember Dennis Wilson

December 28, 1983 - Dennis Carl Wilson simply known as Dennis Wilson, American musician, singer, co-founder & drummer of the Beach Boys passed away aged 39. He is remembered.Released on September 18, 1967, "Smiley Smile" is the twelfth studio album by the Beach Boys. >> The Beach Boys' 'All Summer Long' feat. 'I Get Around' is their sixth studio album released on July 13, 1964 by…

Asylum publish Jackson Browne’s fourth album : ‘The Pretender’ (1976)

Jackson Browne's 'The Pretender' is his fourth album produced by Jon Landau and released in November 1976 by AsylumTrack Listing : 1.The Fuse (Jackson Browne) - 05:50 . 2.Your Bright Baby Blues (Jackson Browne) - 06:05 . 3.Linda Paloma (Jackson Browne) - 04:06 . 4.Here Come Those Tears Again (Jackson Browne, Nancy Farnsworth) - 03:37 . 5.The Only Child (Jackson Browne) - 03:43 . 6.Daddy'S Tune…

We remember Bob Marley. ‘Leaving Babylon’

This day (May 11, 1981), in Miami, Florida, died Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ The Wailers - Coming In From The Cold (1980) . War (1979) . w/ The Wailers - Exodus (1977) . The Roots Rock Reggae (1976) . w/ The Wailers - Kinky Reggae (1975) . Lively Up Yourself (1974) . w/ The Wailers - Get up Stand up (1973) . Bob Marley and Peter…

Jill Scott releases her third album : ‘The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3’ (2007)

Jill Scott's 'The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3' is her third studio album released on September 25, 2007 by Hidden Beach.Track Listing : 1.Let It Be (Jill Scott, Khari Mateen) - 01:50 . 2.The Real Thing (Jill Scottandre Harris, Vidal Davis, Jason Boyd, Ryan Toby) - 03:24 . 3.Hate On Me (Jill Scott, Adam Blackstone, Steve Mckie) - 03:29 . 4.Come See Me (Jill Scott, Jr Hutson) - 04:59 .…

We remember Peter Tosh. ‘Legalize Pete’

This day (September 11, 1987), in Jamaica, died Winston Hubert McIntosh a.k.a Peter Tosh, a Jamaican reggae musician.Digest Tracklist : Legalize It . Rastafari Is . Mama Africa . Johnny B Goode . Bush Doctor (1979) . Get Up Stand Up (1979) . w/ Mick Jagger – Walk & Don T Look Back . w/ Bob Marley – Concrete Jungle (1973) . Tracklist : Legalize It . Get Up, Stand Up . Equal Rights . Burial .…

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…

Jay-Z releases his debut album : ‘ Reasonable Doubt’ featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. (1996)

Jay-Z' 'Reasonable Doubt' is his debut studio album featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. among others and released on June 25, 1996 by Roc-A-Fella / Priority1 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige) 2 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige, at David Letterman 04.04.2008) 3 . The Making of Reasonable Doubt: Brooklyns Finest 4 . Dead Presidents (Official Video) 5 . Dead…

Columbia publish Billie Holiday’s last album during her lifetime : ‘Lady in Satin’ (1958)

Billie Holiday's 'Lady in Satin' is an album released in June 1958 (the last during her lifetime) by Columbia.1 . It's easy to remember (w/ Mary Osborne) 2 . Foolin´Myself / Easy To Remember / Little Moonlight Can Do (1958-07-10, Art Ford) Track Listing : 1.I'M A Fool To Want You (Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, Jack Wolf) - 03:23 . 2.For Heaven'S Sake (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald…

Motown publish Syreeta Wright’s ‘Stevie Wonder Presents: Syreeta,’ her second album (1974)

Syreeta Wright's 'Stevie Wonder Presents: Syreeta' is her second album released on June 19, 1974 by Motown.1 . YOUR KISS IS SWEET (1989, London) 2 . Heavy Day (1974) Track Listing : 1.I'M Goin' Left (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 03:36 . 2.Spinnin' And Spinnin' (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 04:21 . 3.Your Kiss Is Sweet (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 04:31 . 4.Come And Get This Stuff…

Heads Up publish ‘The Stanley Clarke Band’ recorded with Ruslan Sirota, Ronald Bruner, Jr. and Hiromi (2010)

'The Stanley Clarke Band' is an album recorded with Ruslan Sirota on keyboard, Ronald Bruner, Jr. on drums and Hiromi on piano and released on June 15, 2010 by Heads Up. 1 . Stanley Clarke (Live) 2 . Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Central Park Summerstage, NYC 6-23-10) 3 . Bass Folk Song (Boston,MA 3/24/2011) 4 . Stanley Clarke Band (Rehearsal) 5 . The Stanley Clarke Band Featuring Hiromi (28.06.2010,…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Unforgettable… with Love,’ an album of standards performed by her father, Nat King Cole (1991)

Natalie Cole's 'Unforgettable… with Love' is an album featuring covers of standards performed by Natalie's father, Nat King Cole and released on June 11, 1991 by Elektra..1 . Route 66 (w/ Diana Krall) 2 . Mona Lisa, Smile (The Natalie Cole Special 1978) 3 . L.O.V.E. 4 . This can't be Love, Paper Moon 5 . That Sunday That Summer 6 . STRAIGHTEN UP 7 . Unforgettable Track Listing : 1.The Very…

LL Cool J releases ‘Walking with a Panther,’ his third album featuring ‘I’m That Type of Guy’ (1989)

L L Cool J's 'Walking with a Panther' is his third studio album co-produced mostly by L.L. Cool J and Dwayne Simon and released June 13, 1989, on Def Jam Recordings.1 . Smokin Dopin 2 . I'm That Type Of Guy 3 . Going Back To Cali (Official Video) 4 . Big Ole Butt 5 . One Shot At Love 6 . Jingling Baby 7 . Jingling Baby (Extended Version) Track Listing : 1.Droppin' Em (Dwayne Simon, J.T. Smith) -…

Stanley Clarke releases his fourth album : ‘School Days’ recorded with John Mclaughlin, George Duke, Billy Cobham et al (1976)

Stanley Clarke's 'School Days' is his fourth album recorded in June 1976 and released the same year by Nemperor Records.1 . School Days (w/ George Duke) 2 . School Days (w/ Larry Coryell, Sevilla, 1991) 3 . Life Is Just A Game (10/12/1979) 4 . Life Is Just A Game Track Listing : 1.School Days (Stanley Clarke) - 07:51 . 2.Quiet Afternoon (Stanley Clarke) - 05:09 . 3.The Dancer (Stanley…

Parlophone release Gorillaz’ second album : ‘Demon Days’ featuring De La Soul, Neneh Cherry and more (2005)

Gorillaz' 'Demon Days' is their second studio album featuring various guest like De La Soul, Neneh Cherry, among others, produced by Danger Mouse and released on May 11, 2005 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Damon Albarn, Don Harper) - 01:03 . 2.Last Living Souls (Damon Albarn) - 03:10 . 3.Kids With Guns (Damon Albarn, Brian Burton) - 03:46 . 4.O Green World (Damon Albarn, Brian Burton) -…

Grace Jones releases ‘Nightclubbing,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Pull Up to the Bumper’ (1981)

Grace Jones' 'Nightclubbing' is her fifth studio album recorded at At Compass Point, Bahamas with a team of session musicians and released on May 11, 1981.Track Listing : 1.Walking In The Rain (Harry Vanda, George Young) - 04:18 . 2.Pull Up To The Bumper (Grace Jones, Koo Koo Baya, Dana Mano) - 04:41 . 3.Use Me (Bill Withers) - 05:04 . 4.Nightclubbing (David Bowie, Iggy Pop) - 05:06 . 5.Art…

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

Arturo Sandoval's 'Trumpet Evolution' is an album ('a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz's and orchestral music's past') released on May 6, 2003 by Crescent Moon/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dipper Mouth Blues (King Oliver) - 02:15 . 2.When It'S Sleepy Time Down South (Clarence Muse, Otis Rene, Leon René) - 03:02 . 3.At The Jazz Band Ball (Edwin Bransford "Daddy" Edwards, Edwin Edwards,…

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…

J. J. Cale releases ‘Okie,’ his third album recorded in Nashville (1974)

J. J. Cale's 'Okie' is his third album recorded mostly in Nashville and released on April 30, 1974 by A&M / ShelterTrack Listing : 1.Crying (J. J. Cale) - 02:35 . 2.I'Ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) (Rusty Gabbard, Ray Price) - 02:24 . 3.Starbound (J. J. Cale) - 01:58 . 4.Rock And Roll Records (J. J. Cale) - 02:10 . 5.The Old Man And Me (J. J. Cale) - 02:06 . 6.Everlovin' Woman (J. J.…

Ella Fitzgerad records ‘Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert’ produced by Norman Granz (1958)

Ella Fitzgerad's 'Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert' is a live album recorded on April 25, 1958 with a trio led by Lou Levy and released in 1988 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) - 05:57 . 2.These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) - 03:28 . 3.Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don'T Tease Me) (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 03:05 . 4.Angel…

Telarc publish Marcus Miller’s ‘The Ozell Tapes: The Official Bootleg’ (2003)

Marcus Miller<'s 'The Ozell Tapes: The Official Bootleg' is a double live album released on April 22, 2003 by Telarc.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Big Doug Epting) - 01:06 . 2.Power (Marcus Miller) - 06:00 . 3.So What (Miles Davis) - 8:54 . 4.Lonnie'S Lament (John Coltrane) - 10:52 . 5.Cousin John (Marcus Miller) - 10:41 . 6.Scoop (Marcus Miller) - 12:27 . 7.I Loves You Porgy (George…

David Bowie releases ‘Black Tie White Noise,’ his eighteenth album co-produced with Nile Rodgers (1993)

David Bowie's 'Black Tie White Noise' is his eighteenth studio album featuring guitarist Mick Ronson, co-produced with Nile Rodgers and released on April 5, 1993 by SavageTrack Listing : 1.The Wedding (David Bowie) - 05:04 . 2.You'Ve Been Around (David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels) - 04:45 . 3.I Feel Free (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 04:52 . 4.Black Tie White Noise (David Bowie) - 04:52 . 5.Jump They Say…

Sonny Rollins starts the recording of ‘What’s New?’ with with Jim Hall et al (1962)

Sonny Rollins ' 'What's New?' is an album recorded on April 5, 25 , 26 & May 14, 1962 with Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley, Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez and Candido and released the same year by Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.If Ever I Would Leave You (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 11:58 . 2.Jungoso (Sonny Rollins) - 10:51 . 3.Bluesong (Sonny Rollins) - 04:41 . 4.The…

Janet Jackson releases ‘Damita Jo,’ her eighth album (2004)

Janet Jackson's 'Damita Jo' is her eighth studio album released on March 30, 2004 by Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Looking For Love (Intro) (Janet Jackson, David Ritz, Fabrice Dumont, Christophe Hetier, Stephan Haeri) - 01:29 . 2.Damita Jo (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) - 02:46 . 3.Sexhibition (Dallas Austin,Gregory "Ruckus" Andres) - 02:29 . 4.Strawberry…

Tamla publish Marvin Gaye’s thirteenth album : ‘I Want You’ (1976)

Marvin Gaye's 'I Want You' is his thirteenth studio album released on March 16, 1976 by Tamla.Track Listing : 1.I Want You (Arthur T-Boy Ross, Leon Ware) - 04:35 . 2.Come Live With Me Angel (Jacqueline Hilliard, Leon Ware) - 06:28 . 3.After The Dance (Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware) - 04:21 . 4.Feel All My Love Inside (Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware) - 03:23 . 5.I Wanna Be Where You Are (Arthur T-Boy Ross, Leon…

Marcus Miller releases his seventh album : ‘Silver Rain’ (2005)

Marcus Miller's 'Silver Rain' is his seventh album released on March 8, 2005 by Koch.Track Listing : 1.Intro Duction (Marcus Miller) - 00:30 . 2.Bruce Lee (Marcus Miller) - 05:23 . 3.La Villette (Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller) - 05:54 . 4.Behind The Smile (Marcus Miller) - 06:24 . 5.Frankenstein (Edgar Winter) - 06:33 . 6.Moonlight Sonata (Ludwig Van Beethoven) - 07:38 . 7.Boogie On Reggae Woman…

Warner Bros. publish Alice Cooper’s sixth album : ‘Billion Dollar Babies’ produced by Bob Ezrin (1973)

Alice Cooper's 'Billion Dollar Babies' is his sixth studio album produced by Bob Ezrin and released on February 25, 1973 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Hello Hooray (Rolf Kempf) - 04:15 . 2.Raped And Freezin' (Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce) - 03:19 . 3.Elected (Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton, Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith) - 04:05 . 4.Billion Dollar Babies (Alice Cooper, Bruce, Reggie Vinson)…

The Temptations release ‘Masterpiece’ fully produced and written by Norman Whitfield (1973)

The Temptations' 'Masterpiece' is an album produced and written by Norman Whitfield and released on February 21, 1973 by Gordy.Track Listing : 1.Hey Girl (I Like Your Style) (Norman Whitfield) - 04:36 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) - 13:49 . 3.Ma (Norman Whitfield) - 04:46 . 4.Law Of The Land (Norman Whitfield) - 05:08 . 5.Plastic Man (Norman Whitfield) - 05:53 . 6.Hurry Tomorrow (Norman…

Kanye West releases his seventh album : ‘The Life of Pablo’ featuring ‘Famous,’ ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ and ‘Fade’ (2016)

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' is his seventh studio album released on February 14, 2016 by Good.Track Listing : 1.Ultralight Beam (Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Sam Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West, Cydel Young) - 05:21 . 2.Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1 (Pastor T.L. Barrett, Chancelor…

We remember Louie Bellson. ‘Bellson’s Drum Roll Fades’

This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.Tracklist : Setting Up His Drums (2008) . w/ Arthur Feidler & Theboston Pops Orchestra - Carnaby Street. Guessing . w/ Big Band & Harry Sweets Edison - Sweet Tooth ( 1992) . w/ Dennis Chambers, Gregg…

The Bee Gees release their fifteenth album : ‘Spirits Having Flown’ featuring ‘Too Much Heaven,’ ‘Tragedy’ and ‘Love You Inside Out’ (1979)

The Bee Gees' 'Spirits Having Flown' feat. 'Tragedy' is their fifteenth album released on February 5, 1979 by RSO.Track Listing : 1.Tragedy (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 05:03 . 2.Too Much Heaven (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 04:55 . 3.Love You Inside Out (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 04:11 . 4.Reaching Out (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 04:05 . 5.Spirits…

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

The Bee Gees release their fourteenth album : ‘Children of the World’ featuring ‘You Should Be Dancing,’ ‘Love So Right’ and ‘Boogie Child’ (1976)

The Bee Gees' 'Children of the World' feat. 'You Should Be Dancing' is their fourteenth album recorded between January 19 and May 6, 1976 and released in September 1976 By RSO.Track Listing : 1.You Should Be Dancing (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 04:16 . 2.You Stepped Into My Life (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) - 03:25 . 3.Love So Right (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) -…

Warren Zevon releases his third album : ‘Excitable Boy’ featuring ‘Werewolves of London’ (1978)

Warren Zevon's 'Excitable Boy' feat. 'Werewolves of London' is his third (and best-selling of his career) studio album released on January 18, 1978 by Asylum Records. Track Listing : 1.Johnny Strikes Up The Band (Warren Zevon) - 02:49 . 2.Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner (David Lindell, Warren Zevon) - 03:47 . 3.Excitable Boy (Leroy Marinell, Warren Zevon) - 02:40 . 4.Werewolves Of London…

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. Track Listing : 1.Happy People (Don Baldwin, Jeffrey Bowen, Lionel Richie) - 03:38 . 2.Glasshouse (Charlemagne) - 03:54 . 3.Shakey Ground (Jeffrey Bowen, Al Boyd, Eddie Hazel) - 04:03 . 4.The Prophet (Jeffrey Bowen, Kathy Wakefield) - 04:28 . 5.Happy…

David Ruffin begins the recording of ‘David,’ a posthumous album (1969)

David Ruffin's 'David' is an album (also known as 'The Unreleased Album') recorded between January 6, 1969 & May 26, 1971 and released on June 25, 2004 by Hip-O.Track Listing : 1.Each Day Is A Lifetime (Henry Cosby, Dino Fekaris, Nick Zesses) - 03:11 . 2.I Want You Back (The Corporation, Berry Gordy, Jr., Alphonso Mizell, Fonce Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards) - 02:50 . 3.Out In The…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

Wynton Marsalis begins the recording of ‘J Mood’ for Columbia (1985)

Wynton Marsalis' 'J Mood' is an album recorded between December 17 and 20, 1985 and released in 1986 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.J Mood (Wynton Marsalis) - 08:35 . 2.Presence That Lament Brings (Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts) - 05:53 . 3.Insane Asylum (Donald Brown, Wynton Marsalis) - 06:34 . 4.Skain'S Domain (Wynton Marsalis) - 06:30 . 5.Melodique (Wynton Marsalis) - 04:32 .…