Nat King Cole records ‘St. Louis Blues’ with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor (1963)

Nat King Cole's 'St. Louis Blues' is an album (OST to the film of the same name staring Cole) recorded on January 29–31, 1958 with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor and released in May, 1963 by Capitol. 1 . Morning Star (w/ Pearl Bailey) Nat King Cole - St. Louis Blues Track Listing : 1.Overture (Introducing Love Theme)/Hesitating Blues (Nelson Riddle) – 3:08 . 2.Harlem Blues (W.C.…

Daptone Records publish ‘Naturally,’ Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings’ second album (2005)

'Naturally' by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings is their second album released on January 25, 2005 By Daptone Records.1 . How Do I Let A Good Man Down? (w/ Dap Kings, Amoeba) 2 . (w/ Dap Kings, Canal Plus, France) 3 . My Man Is A Mean Man (w/ Dap Kings, Sydney) 4 . You're Gonna Get It (Live, 5/12/2010) 5 . You're Gonna Get It (Sydney) 6 . This Land Is Your Land Track Listing : 1.How Do I…

Freddie King opens for GFR at MSG (1972)

December 23, 1972 - Freddie King opens for Grand Funk Railroad at the Madison Square Garden in New-York City. This is a benefit concert for "Phoenix House" to be filmed and aired by ABC early next year

B. B. King records his fifteenth studio album : ‘Lucille’ (1967)

B. B. King's 'Lucille' is his fifteenth studio album recorded on December 18 & 20, 1967 and released in 1968 By Bluesway.Track Listing : 1.Lucille (B. B. King) - 10:16 . 2.You Move Me So (B. B. King) - 02:03 . 3.Country Girl (B. B. King) - 04:25 . 4.No Money, No Luck Blues (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 03:49 . 5.I Need Your Love (Walter Spriggs) - 02:22 . 6.Rainin' All The Time (B. B. King) - 02:56 .…

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band release ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken,’ their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis among other guests (1972)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 'Will the Circle be Unbroken' is their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Merle Travis among other guests and released in November 1972 by United Artists1 . The Grand Ole Opry Song 2 . Grand Ole Opery Song (w/ Jimmy Martin & Vassar Clements) 3 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/ Alison Krauss, "50th Anniversary") 4 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/…

Oscar Peterson records ‘Walking the Line’ for Mps (1970)

Oscar Peterson's 'Walking the Line' is an album recorded on November 10-13, 1970 1970 and released the same year by Mps.1 . Teach Me Tonight 2 . Just Friends (w/ Joe Pass) 3 . Just Friends (w/ Oliver Jones) Track Listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 05:14 . 2.Rock Of Ages (Jack Fascinato, Tennessee Ernie Ford) - 05:32 . 3.Once Upon A Summertime (Eddie Barclay, Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay,…

Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) 2 . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) 3 . Blues Walk 4 . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) 5 . What a wonderful world 6 . w/ Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Ford & Calvin Owens – Take The A Train (1986) 7 . Summertime (1986) Lou…

Stevie Wonder releases his fifteenth album : ‘Talking Book’ featuring ‘You Are the Sunshine of My Life’ and ‘Superstition’ (1972)

Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book' is his fifteenth album released on October 28, 1972 by Tamla.1 . You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (The White House) 2 . Maybe Your Baby (Talking Book) 3 . You And I (Live) 4 . Big Brother (Natural Wonder) 5 . Superstition 6 . Superstition (Sesame Street) 7 . (w/ Tom Jones) Track Listing : 1.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) - 02:58 . 2.Maybe Your…

Pearl Jam release their second album : ‘Vs.’ featuring ‘Go,’ ‘Daughter,’ ‘Animal’ and ‘Dissident’ (1993)

Pearl Jam's 'Vs.' is their second studio album ( their first with drummer Dave Abbruzzese) produced by Brendan O'Brien and released on October 19, 1993 by Epic Records.1 . Blood (MT Smart Stadium) Track Listing : 1.Go (Eddie Vedder, Dave Abbruzzese) - 03:12 . 2.Animal (Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard) - 02:49 . 3.Daughter (Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard) - 03:55 . 4.Glorified G (Eddie Vedder, Stone…

Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Them or Us’ (1984)

Frank Zappa's 'Them or Us' is an album released on October 18, 1984 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . Sharleena 2 . Sinister Footwear Ii (NYC, 1981) 3 . Stevie's Spanking (w/ Steve Vai, Live) 4 . The Planet Of My Dreams 5 . Be In My Video 6 . Be In My Video 7 . Whippin' Post (Live) Track Listing : 1.The Closer You Are (Earl Lewis, Morgan Bobby Robinson) - 02:55 . 2.In France (Frank Zappa) - 03:30 . 3.Ya…

For his twenty fifth album, Elvis Costello has recruited ex-collaborators The Imposters and Burt Bacharach, he has added Carole King for the female touch. Sounds like the return of Ocean 11!

Elvis Costello's 'Look Now' is his twenty fifth album recorded with The Imposters, co-produced with Sebastian Krys, featuring songs by Carole King and Burt Bacharach and released on October 12, 2018 by Concord Records(Source Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Look Now | Official Site)Consequence of Sound ...Costello’s first record of new music in five years is an intricately detailed and…

Prince and the New Power Generation release ‘Diamonds and Pearls’ his thirteenth album featuring ‘Cream’ and ‘Insatiable’ (1991)

Prince's 'Diamonds and Pearls' is his thirteenth studio album recorded with the New Power Generation and released on October 1, 1991 by Paisley Park Records.1 . Daddy Pop ("Arsenio") 2 . Diamonds And Pearls (Official Video) 3 . Cream (Official Video) 4 . Willing And Able (Official Video) 5 . Gett Off (Official Video) 6 . Jughead (w/ New Power Generation, 07/07/17, Enghein Les Bains) 7 .…

Happy Birthday King Sunny Adé. ‘Long Live the King’

This day ( September 22, 1946), in Ondo, Nigeria, is born Sunday Adeniyi a.k.a King Sunny Adé, a performer of Yoruba Nigerian jùjú music. Tracklist : 1 . High Praise // independence High Praise (2019) 2 . Mo Ro Oju O (2016) 3 . Live In London (2012) 4 . w/ His African Beats – Oluwa No’O Jeun Kan / Sijuade 5 . Live In Lagos (2009) 6 . Live In Atlanta 7 . w/ The African Beats – (1984) 8 . Ja Funmi…

The tracklisting of the new Joe Bonamassa (King Bee?) reads like a christic journey from shakedown and wounds to reconstruction and redemption. Heavy stuff and riffs!

Joe Bonamassa's 'Redemption' is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on September 21, 2018 by J&R Adventures (Source Joe Bonamassa - Redemption | Official Site)Blues Rock Review Bonamassa throws in a flashy solo, but his playing, as well as his vocals, have a lot of soul. He’s not phoning in this performance. Louder Want it or not, a breakup album is his…

Pearl Jam release their ninth album : ‘Backspacer’ (2009)

Pearl Jam's 'Backspacer' is their ninth studio album produced by Brendan O'Brien and released on September 20, 2009 by Monkeywrench. 1 . The Fixer 2 . Johnny Guitar (Texas, 2010) 3 . Just Breathe (Official Video) 4 . Amongst The Waves 5 . Unthought Known (Global Citizen Festival, 2015) 6 . Unthought Known 7 . Force Of Nature (2010-05-17, Boston, Ma) 8 . The End (Seattle) Track Listing : 1.Gonna…

Happy Birthday Earl Klugh. ‘Clueful about Klugh’

This day (September 16, 1953), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Earl Klugh, an American smooth / fusion guitaristTracklist : 1 . Wiggle (2017) 2 . Wishful thinking (2013) 3 . Whispers And Promises (2001) 4 . Mr Lucky / Days of Wine and Roses (2010) 5 . If It’s In Your Heart (1994) 6 . w/ George Benson – Living Inside Your Love 7 . Dr Macumba 8 . w/ George Benson – Brazilian Stomp (1988) 9 . This…

Janis Joplin starts the recording of ‘Pearl,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Cry Baby,’ ‘Me and Bobby McGee’ and ‘Mercedes Benz’ (1970)

Janis Joplin's 'Pearl' is her fourth (and released posthumously) album, recorded between September 5 and October 3, 1970 and released on January 11, 1971 by Columbia1 . Move Over 2 . Half Moon 3 . My Baby 4 . Me And Bobby Mc Gee 5 . Get It While You Can Track listing : 1.Move Over (Janis Joplin) - 03:39 . 2.Cry Baby (Jerry Ragovoy, Bert Berns) - 03:56 . 3.A Woman Left Lonely (Dan Penn, Spooner…

We remember Elvis Presley. ‘King Singer’

This day (August 16, 1977), in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., died Elvis Aaron Presley simply known as Elvis Presley and even 'the King' , an American singer and actor. Tracklist : 1 . Vivo em Tupelo (1955) 2 . Blue suede shoes (1956) 3 . Hound Dog (1956) 4 . Jailhouse Rock (1957) 5 . King creole (1958) 6 . Shoppin' Around(1960) 7 . Can't Help Falling In Love (1961) 8 . Return To Sender 9 . Marguerita…

Epic publish Sade’s ‘Diamond Life,’ their debut album featuring ‘Smooth Operator,’ ‘Hang On to Your Love’ and ‘Your Love Is King’ (1984)

Sade's 'Diamond Life' feat. 'Smooth Operator' is their debut album produced by Robin Millar and released on July 16, 1984 By Epic.1 . Smooth Operator (1984) 2 . Your Love Is King (1984) 3 . Hang On To Your Love (1984) 4 . Frankie's First Affair - London (1984) 5 . When am I gonna Make a Living (w/ Paul Cooke, Vienna, 1983) 6 . Sally - Munich (1984) 7 . Why Can't We Live Together 8 . Smooth…

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…

J Records release ‘Pearl Jam,’ their self-titled eighth album (2006)

'Pearl Jam' is their eponymous eighth (their first in four years) studio album (also called 'Avocado' because of its cover) released on May 2, 2006 by J Records.Track Listing : 1.Life Wasted (Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard) - 03:54 . 2.World Wide Suicide (Eddie Vedder) - 03:29 . 3.Comatose (Eddie Vedder, Mike Mccready, Stone Gossard) - 02:19 . 4.Severed Hand (Eddie Vedder) - 04:30 . 5.Marker In The…

We remember Nat King Cole. ‘Nat “Unforgettable” Cole’

This day (February 15, 1965), in Santa Monica, California, died Nathaniel Adams Coles a.k.a. Nat King Cole, an American singer.Tracklist : Straighten Up And Fly Right . My Flaming Heart (1953) . The Christmas Song . What'S My Line? (1953) . Mona Lisa . When I Fall In Love (1957) . After Midnight Once More (1961) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Lamento Negro (1958) . Tracklist : L-O-V-E . Unforgettable .…

Van Morrison – Duets: Re-Working The Catalogue

Released on March 24, 2015, "Duets: Re-Working The Catalogue" is the thirty fith album by Van Morrison duetting with Bobby Womack, Steve Winwood, Joss Stone, Gregory Porter, Taj Mahal, Mark Knopfler, Mick Hucknall, Natalie Cole, Michael Bublé, George Benson and more.Track Listing : 1.Some Peace Of Mind (Van Morrison) - 05:14 . 2.If I Ever Needed Someone (Van Morrison) - 03:49 . 3.Higher Than The…

Thinking Is Just An Idea

From 'I Think It Was A Dream' to 'I Think I'll Call It Morning' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Thinking'. It has Chick Corea, Dinah Washington, Elmer Bernstein, Donald Byrd and many more.

Jazzin’Around My Mojo Working

From 'I Got My Mojo Working' to 'Got My Mojo Working' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Muddy Waters'. It has Floyd Dixon, Robert Johnson, Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry, Lightnin'Hopkins and many more.

The Knife – Shaking the Habitual

AND ALSO MORE MUSIC WITH THE KNIFE MORE ELECTRONICBUY IT FROMAMAZONITUNESCD UNIVERSEShaking the Habitual' is the fourth studio album by Swedish electronic music duo The Knife, released on 5 April 2013 by Rabid Records.

Early Congo Rumba

Featuring Pépé Kallé . Mbilia Bel . Faux Pas . TP OK Jazz . Franco Luambo Makiadi . Mario . Rumba Congolaise . Mobutu . Tabu Ley Rochereau . l'Age de l'Amour . Franco .Princesse Kikou . Grand Kalle . Laura Fantome . Madilu System . Bonne Humeur Rumba . Kekele . Mandze Mandze

This month In Blues Legends 07/12

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Island publish Robert Palmer’s eighth solo album : ‘Riptide’ featuring ‘Addicted to Love’ (1985)

Robert Palmer's 'Riptide' feat. 'Addicted to Love' is his eighth solo studio album produced by Bernard Edwards, recorded at Compass Point Studios in Bahamas and released in November 1985 by Island. 1 . Riptide 2 . Riptide (w/ Live) 3 . Hyperactive (Live) 4 . Addicted To Love (Official Video) 5 . Addicted To Love (NYC, 1997) 6 . Trick Bag 7 . Get It Through Your Heart 8 . I Didn't Mean To Turn…

Jimi Hendrix Experience release ‘Electric Ladyland,’ their third and final album featuring ‘Crosstown Traffic’ ‘Voodoo Chile’ and ‘Burning of the Midnight…

Jimi Hendrix Experience's 'Electric Ladyland' is their third and final (and double) studio album released on October 16, 1968 and released by Reprise, Track, Barclay, Polydor.1 . Gypsy Eyes (Behind The Scenes) Track Listing : 1....And The Gods Made Love (Jimi Hendrix) - 01:21 . 2.Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland) (Jimi Hendrix) - 02:11 . 3.Crosstown Traffic (Jimi Hendrix) - 02:25 .…

Epic publish Stevie Ray Vaughan’s third album : ‘Soul to Soul’ (1985)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Soul to Soul' is his third studio album recorded with Double Trouble and released on September 30, 1985 by Epic Records.1 . Lookin' Out The Window / Look At Little Sister (3/25/87) 2 . Look At Little Sister (Montreux85) 3 . Look At Little Sister 4 . Change It (w/ Double Trouble) 5 . Come On!! 6 . Life Without You (1987) 7 . Life Without You Track Listing : 1.Say What!…

Elvis Presley starts the recording of ‘Elvis (NBC-TV Special)’ in Burbank (1968)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis (NBC-TV Special)' is his thirty-fourth album recorded from June 20 till 29, 1968 in Burbank, California and released in December 1968 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Trouble / Guitar Man (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller / Jerry Reed) - 03:26 . 2.Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up / Can'T Help Falling In Love / Jailhouse Rock /…

Atco Records release ‘Dr. John’s Gumbo,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Iko Iko’ (1972)

'Dr. John's Gumbo' is his fifth album (and a tribute to the music of his native city) released on April 20, 1972 y Atco Records. Track Listing : 1.Iko Iko (James Sugar Boy Crawford) - 04:08 . 2.Blow Wind Blow (Huey Piano Smith, Izzy Cougarden) - 03:17 . 3.Big Chief (Earl King) - 03:25 . 4.Somebody Changed The Lock (Mac Rebennack) - 02:42 . 5.Mess Around (Ahmet Ertegün) - 03:09 . 6.Let The Good…

Dee Dee Bridgewater releases ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers,’ recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by Irvin Mayfield (2015)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dee Dee’s Feathers' is a collaborative album recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and released on April 20th, 2015 by Masterworks / Okeh Records.Track Listing : 1.One Fine Thing (Harry Connick, Jr.) - 06:32 . 2.What A Wonderful World (Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) - 07:21 . 3.Big Chief (Earl King Johnson) - 06:20 . 4.Saint…

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 .…

John Coltrane records his fourth album : ‘Soultrane’ for Prestige (1958)

John Coltrane's 'Soultrane' is his fourth album recorded on February 7, 1958 and released the same year by Prestige Records1 . I Want To Talk About You John Coltrane - Soultrane Track Listing : 1.Good Bait (Tadd Dameron) - 12:08 . 2.I Want To Talk About You (Billy Eckstine) - 10:53 . 3.You Say You Care (Leo Robin, Jule Styne) - 06:16 . 4.Theme For Ernie (Fred Lacey) - 04:57 . 5.Russian Lullaby…

Bill Evans records ‘Explorations’ with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian for Riverside (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Explorations' is an album recorded on February 2, 1961 with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian and released in March 1961 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Israel (John Carisi) - 06:12 . 2.Haunted Heart (Arthur Schwartz) - 03:28 . 3.Beautiful Love (Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) - 05:07 . 4.Elsa (Earl Zindars) - 05:10 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis) - 05:49 . 6.How Deep Is The Ocean?…