Stax publish Eddie Floyd’s debut album : ‘Knock On Wood’ (1967)

Eddie Floyd's 'Knock On Wood' is his debut album recorded from July till December 1966 at Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee and released on January 26, 1967 by Stax. 1 . Knock On Wood 2 . Knock On Wood (The White House: Memphis Soul) 3 . Raise Your Hand Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) - 03:05 . 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner, Fats Domino) - 03:05 . 3.But It'S…

Pink Floyd release their tenth album : ‘Animals’ (1977)

Pink Floyd's 'Animals' is their tenth studio album released on January 23, 1977 by Harvest Records.1 . Sheep (Live 1977, Part 1) 2 . Sheep (Live 1977, Part Part 2) 3 . Pigs On The Wing (Part 1 & 2) Track Listing : 1.Pigs On The Wing 1 (Roger Waters) - 01:25 . 2.Dogs (Roger Waters, David Gilmour) - 17:03 . 3.Pigs (Three Different Ones) (Roger Waters) - 11:25 . 4.Sheep (Roger Waters) - 10:25…

Pink Floyd release ‘A Saucerful of Secrets,’ their second album featuring ‘Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun’ (1968)

Pink Floyd's 'A Saucerful of Secrets' is their second studio album produced by Norman Smith and released on June 29, 1968 by Emi Columbia.1 . Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun 2 . Pompeii 3 . Jugband blues (w/ Syd Barrett) Track Listing : 1.Let There Be More Light (Roger Waters) - 05:38 . 2.Remember A Day (Richard Wright) - 04:33 . 3.Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (Roger Roger…

Pink Floyd release ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ featuring ‘Money’ (1973)

Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' feat. 'Money' is their eighth studio album recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London and released on March 1st, 1973 by Harvest.Track Listing : 1.Speak To Me (Roger Waters, Nick Mason) - 01:13 . 2.Breathe (Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright) - 02:46 . 3.On The Run (Roger Waters, David Gilmour) - 03:35 . 4.Time (Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard…

This week In Soul Artists 04/52

Anita Baker, The Neville Brothers, Curtis Mayfield, Lena Horne, Corinne Bailey Rae, James Brown, Mahalia Jackson, Sharon Jones & The Dap~Kings, Eddie Floyd, D'Angelo, Bell Biv Devoe, Janet Jackson

Al Green releases ‘Let’s Stay Together,’ an album produced By Willie Mitchell (1972)

Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together' is an album produced By Willie Mitchell and released on January 31, 1972 by HI1 . Let's Stay Together (Live) 2 . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart (Live On "Soul!," 1972) 3 . Judy ( On "Soul!") Al Green - Let's Stay Together Track Listing : 1.Let'S Stay Together (Al Green, Jackson, Willie Mitchell) - 03:18 . 2.La-La For You (Al Green, Willie Mitchell) - 03:31 .…

Happy Birthday Steve Cropper. ‘Colonel Steve’

This day (October 21, 1941), in Dora, Missouri, is born Steve Cropper, an American guitarist, best known for his work at Stax Record with Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and moreTracklist : 1 . Fire It Up (2021) 2 . w/ Benjamin Booker – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (2018) 3 . w/ Dave Mason – Can’t Find My Way Home (2018) 4 . w/The Animals – Time Is Tight (2013) 5 .…

Atlantic publish ‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett,’ his second album featuring ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ and ‘In the Midnight Hour’ (1966)

'The Exciting Wilson Pickett' is his second album (containing 'Land of 1000 Dances' and 'In the Midnight Hour') released in August 1966 by Atlantic.1 . Land Of 1000 Dances ("Letterman") 2 . In The Midnight Hour (Live) 3 . In The Midnight Hour (w/ Bruce Springsteen, 1999 Induction Ceremony) Track listing : . 1.Land of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner) - 02:28. 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) -…

Joss Stone releases her sixth album : ‘The Soul Sessions Vol. 2’ featuring eleven cover versions (2012)

Joss Stone's 'The Soul Sessions Vol. 2' is her sixth studio album featuring eleven cover versions and released on July 16, 2012 by Stone'D / S-Curve Records.1 . I Got the Blues 2 . (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People (Citibank Hall RJ) 3 . While You're Out Looking For Sugar (AOL Sessions) 4 . While You're Out Looking For Sugar 5 . Sideway Shuffle (São Paulo, 2012) 6 . Teardrops (AOL…

Missy Elliott releases her debut album : ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ featuring Busta Rhymes, Ginuwine, Lil’ Kim and Aaliyah among other guests (1997)

Missy Elliott's 'Supa Dupa Fly' is her debut studio album featuring Busta Rhymes, Ginuwine, Lil' Kim and Aaliyah among other guests, produced by Timbaland and released on July 15, 1997 by The Goldmind / Elektra1 . Hit Em Wit Da Hee (Official Video) 2 . Sock It 2 Me (w/ Da Brat, Official Video) 3 . Beep Me 911 (Official Video) 4 . Sock It 2 Me (Live, 1997) 5 . The Rain (Official Video) Track…

Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’ recorded with Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs (1966)

Otis Redding's 'The Soul Album' is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco.Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) - 03:31 . 2.It'S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) - 02:47 . 3.Cigarettes And Coffee (Jerry Butler, Eddie Thomas, Jay Walker) - 03:53…

Stax publish ‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas (1967)

'King & Queen' by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas is a studio album (her fourth and his sixth and final) released on March 16, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) - 02:48 . 2.Let Me Be Good To You (Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Carl Wells) - 02:48 . 3.Tramp (Lowell Fulson, Jimmy Mccracklin) - 03:00 . 4.Tell It Like It Is (George Davis, Lee Diamond) -…

Eric Clapton releases his ninth album : ‘Behind the Sun’ featuring Lindsey Buckingham & Phil Collins as guests (1985)

Eric Clapton's 'Behind the Sun' is his ninth album featuring Lindsey Buckingham & Phil Collins as guests and released on March 11, 1985 by Duck / Warner BrosTrack Listing : 1.She'S Waiting (Eric Clapton, Peter Robinson) - 04:55 . 2.See What Love Can Do (Jerry Lynn Williams) - 03:58 . 3.Same Old Blues (Eric Clapton) - 08:15 . 4.Knock On Wood (Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper) - 03:19 . 5.Something'S…

Volt/Atco publish ‘The Dock of the Bay,’ the first posthumous Otis Redding’s album (1968)

Otis Redding's 'The Dock of the Bay' is his seventh (and first posthumous) album recorded at Stax Studio and released on February 23, 1968 by Volt/Atco.Track Listing : 1.(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay (Steve Cropper, Otis Redding) - 02:38 . 2.I Love You More Than Words Can Say (Eddie Floyd, Booker T. Jones) - 02:50 . 3.Let Me Come On Home (Al Jacobson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, Otis Redding) - 02:53…

My Girl

Starting and ending with 'My Girl' made famous by The Temptations, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bobby Rydell, The Righteous Brothers, The Shangri-Las, Eddie Floyd and many more.

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 04/52

INXS, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, The Neville Brothers, Frank Zappa, Tears For Fears, Cheap Trick, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Neil Diamond, Van Halen, Pink Floyd, Prince

Roger Waters performs for Sandy’s victims (2012)

December 12, 2012 - Roger Waters and band plus Eddie Vedder on one song take part in the "Concert For Sandy Relief" held at Madison Square Garden in New-York City<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Pink-Floyd-Ummagumma.jpg' alt='Pink Floyd – Ummagumma' width='190' height='161'/>

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 44/52

John McLaughlin, Jimmy Herring, David Gilmour, Steve Howe, Adrian Belew, Joe Bonamassa, Ritchie Blackmore, Joe Satriani, Vernon Reid, Carlos Santana, Richie Sambora, Eddie Van Halen, Michael Schenker

Atlantic publish ‘Led Zeppelin III’ their third album featuring ‘Immigrant Song,’ ‘Gallows Pole’ and ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’ (1970)

'Led Zeppelin III' is their third studio album released on October 5, 1970 by Atlantic. 1 . Immigrant Song (Live, 1972) 2 . Friends (w/ Jimmy Page & Robert Plant) 3 . Out On The Tiles / Bonzo Solo (Live 77) 4 . Gallows Pole (w/ Robert Plant & Jimmy Page, Jools Holland Show 1994 Bbc) 5 . That's The Way (w/ Robert Plant & Jimmy Page) 6 . That's The Way (Earls Court, 1975) Track…

Motown publish Michael Jackson’s second solo album : ‘Ben’ featuring ‘I Wanna Be Where You Are’ (1972)

Michael Jackson's 'Ben' is his second studio album recorded while he was still a member of The Jackson 5 and released on August 4, 1972 by Motown.1 . Shoo-be-doo-be-doo-da-day (w/ Jackson 5) 2 . Ben Track listing : 1.Ben (Walter Scharf, Don Black) - 02:44 . 2.Greatest Show on Earth (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) - 02:48 . 3.People Make the World Go 'Round (Thom Bell, Linda Creed) - 03:15 .…

Happy Birthday Pete Townshend

May 19, 1945 - Pete Townshend, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Who is 76. Happy Birthday SirThe Who 's 'A Quick One' is their second studio album (also titled 'Happy Jack') produced by Kit Lambert and released on December 9, 1966 by Reaction/Polydor /Decca. >> The Who's 'Who's Next' feat. 'Won't Get Fooled Again' is their fifth studio album by released…

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,…

Led Zeppelin release their fifth album : ‘Houses of the Holy’ produced by Jimmy Page (1973)

Led Zeppelin's 'Houses of the Holy' is their fifth studio album (the first with only self composed material) produced by Jimmy Page and released on March 28, 1973 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.The Song Remains The Same (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 05:32 . 2.The Rain Song (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 07:39 . 3.Over The Hills And Far Away (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 04:50 . 4.The Crunge…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey. ‘Look Who’s Singing!’

This day (March 1, 1940), in East Acton, London, England, is born Roger Harry Daltrey, simply known as Roger Daltrey , English artist, founder and lead singer of The WhoTracklist : My Generation (w/ The Who, 1965) . Pictures of Lily (w/ The Who, 1966) . Substitute (w/ The Who, Monterey, 1967) . I Can See For Miles (w/ The Who, 1968) . Pinball Wizard (w/ The Who, 1969) . Young Man Blues (w/ The…

James Brown & The Famous Flames work on his first album ‘Please Please Please’ (1956)

James Brown's 'Please Please Please' is his debut studio album recorded between February 24, 1956 and September 18, 1958, with the Famous Flames and released in 1959 by King. Track Listing : 1.Please, Please, Please (James Brown, John Terry) - 02:47 . 2.Chonnie-On-Chon (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) - 02:13 . 3.Hold My Baby'S Hand (James Brown, Trevor Smith) - 02:14 . 4.I Feel That Old Feeling Coming…

Herbie Hancock records ‘Crossings,’ the second album of his Mwandishi period in February (1972)

Herbie Hancock's 'Crossings' is his tenth (and second in his Mwandishi period) album recorded in February 1972 and released in May 1972 By Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Sleeping Giant (Herbie Hancock) – 24:50 . 2.Quasar (Bennie Maupin) – 07:27 . 3.Water Torture (Bennie Maupin)– 14:04Musicians : </strongHerbie Hancock - Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano, Mellotron, Percussion . Eddie Henderson -…

Guitar Heroes

From 'Wringin' and Twistin'' to 'Make No Mistake', we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Some Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Jazz Guitarists'. It has Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang, Eddie Lang & Carl Kress, George Barnes & Carl Kress, Big Bill Broonzy and many more.