Electric Light Orchestra ‘s ‘Out of the Blue’ their seventh album featuring ‘Turn to Stone’ ‘Mr. Blue Sky,’ ‘Sweet Talkin’ Woman’ and…

Electric Light Orchestra's 'Out of the Blue' is their seventh studio album written and produced by ELO frontman Jeff Lynne and released on October 3, 1977 by Jet / United Artists.1 . Turn To Stone 2 . It's Over (Official Video) 3 . Sweet Talking Woman (w/ Rosie Langley & Amy Langley, Glastonbury 2016) 4 . I'm Steppin' Out (Hyde Park, 2014 ) 5 . I'm Steppin' Out ( w/ Jeff Lynne,…

Electric Light Orchestra release their fourth album : ‘Eldorado (A Symphony by the Electric Light Orchestra)’ featuring ‘Can’t Get It Out of My Head’ (1974)

Electric Light Orchestra's 'Eldorado' is their fourth studio album (subtitled 'A Symphony by the Electric Light Orchestra') produced by frontman Jeff Lynne and released in September 1974 by United Artists Records1 . Can't Get It Out Of My Head (1975, "Toppop") 2 . Can´T Get It Out Of My Head Live 1974 3 . Laredo Tornado (Live, 1974) 4 . Poor Boy (The Greenwood) 5 . Can't Get It Out Of My Head…

Electric Light Orchestra release ‘A New World Record,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Livin’ Thing’ (1976)

Electric Light Orchestra's 'A New World Record' is their sixth studio album produced by Jeff Lynne and released on September 11 1976 by Jet / United Artists1 . Tightrope (Live) 2 . Telephone Line 3 . Rockaria! (Official Video) 4 . Rockaria!. 5 . Livin' Thing (Official Video) 6 . Do Ya Track Listing : 1.Tightrope (Jeff Lynne) - 05:00 . 2.Telephone Line (Jeff Lynne) - 04:38 . 3.Rockaria! (Jeff…

Tony Bennett records ‘In Person!’ an album with the Count Basie Orchestra (1958)

Tony Bennett's 'In Person!' is an album recorded on December 22 & 30, 1958 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released in 1959 by Columbia.1 . Just In Time Track Listing : 1.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 01:45 . 2.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 02:20 . 3.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John Latouche) - 01:57 . 4.Without A…

Mahavishnu Orchestra records the album ‘Visions of the Emerald Beyond’ for Columbia (1975)

Mahavishnu Orchestra's 'Visions of the Emerald Beyond' is an album recorded in December 1974 and released in February 1975 by Columbia.1 . Vision' Prt2 / On The Way Home To Earth 2 . Eternity's Breath (w/ HR-Bigband & Billy Cobham) Track Listing : 1.Eternity'S Breath, Pt. 1 (John McLaughlin) - 03:10 . 2.Eternity'S Breath, Pt. 2 (John McLaughlin) - 04:50 . 3.Lila'S Dance (John McLaughlin) -…

Barking Pumpkin publish ‘The Yellow Shark,’ an album of orchestral music composed by Frank Zappa and performed by the Ensemble Modern (1993)

Frank Zappa's 'The Yellow Shark' is an album of orchestral music composed by Zappa, performed by the Ensemble Modern and released on November 2, 1993 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . Dog Breath Variations + Uncle Meat 2 . The Yellow Shark Dance 3 . The Yellow Shark (Rehearsal Extract 1) 4 . Rehearsing Ensemble Modern Frankfurt Track Listing : 1.Intro (Frank Zappa) - 01:43 . 2.Dog Breath Variations (Frank…

Sanctuary publish Chaka Khan’s ‘ClassiKhan,’ her tenth album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra (2004)

Chaka Khan's 'ClassiKhan' is her tenth studio album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and released on October 5, 2004 by Sanctuary Records.1 . (w/ Melissa Vardey & Us Airforce Band) 2 . Hey, Big Spender (w/ Eastman Students) 3 . (Making Of Classikhan) 4 . I Believe (Live, Basel, 2004) Track Listing : 1.Hey Big Spender (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 03:18 . 2.Hazel'S Hips (Oscar…

Frank Zappa releases his debut solo album ‘Lumpy Gravy’ recorded with the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra (1967)

Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Gravy' is his debut solo album (with Zappa conducting the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra) released on August 7, 1967.1 . Oh No 2 . King Kong (w/ And The Mothers Of Invention, 1968, BBC) 3 . King Kong (w/ And The Mothers Of Invention, Essen, 1968) Track Listing : 1.The Way I See It, Barry (Frank Zappa) - 00:06 . 2.Duodenum (Frank Zappa) - 01:32 . 3.Oh No (Frank…

Steve Vai releases ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II,’ an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands (2007)

Steve Vai's 'Sound Theories vol. I & II' is an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands and released on June 26, 2007 by Epic / Red Ink.1 . Kill The Guy With The Ball...The God Eaters 2 . The Murder 3 . Gentle Ways 4 . Answers (Hammersmith Apollo London England 02 Dec 2012) 5 . Salamanders in the Sun (Acoustic, Best Buy Theater, New York, 9/11/12) 6 . Liberty (w/ Brian May,…

As we wish, today, Andy McCluskey a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

As we wish, today, English singer and musician, Andy McCluskey a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Video Tracklist : 1 . Enola Gay 2 . If You Leave 3 . So In Love 4 . Maid Of Orleans 5 . Electricity 6 . Souvenir 7 . Secret 8 . Pandora's Box 9 . Live And Die 10 . Sailing On The Seven Seas 11 . Dreaming 12 . Messages 13 .…

RCA record ‘The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix’ (1974)

'The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix' is an album recorded on June 11, 12 & 13, 1974 and released the same year by RCA.1 . Up from the skies (w/ Sting ) 2 . Up From the Skies (Sweet Basil, 1988) 3 . Stone Free (Lugano 1983) Track Listing : 1.Angel (Jimi Hendrix) - 04:09 . 2.Crosstown Traffic/Little Miss Lover (Jimi Hendrix) - 06:32 . 3.Castles Made Of Sand/Foxey Lady…

Kamasi Washington releases ‘The Epic,’ a triple album recorded with a 32-piece orchestra and 20-voice choir (2015)

Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' is his first (and triple) album recorded with a 32-piece orchestra and 20-voice choir and released on May 5, 2015 by Brainfeeder.Track Listing : Volume 1: The Plan . 1.Change Of The Guard (Kamasi Washington) - 12:15 . 2.Askim (Kamasi Washington) - 12:34 . 3.Isabelle (Kamasi Washington) - 12:12 . 4.Final Thought (Kamasi Washington) - 06:31 . 5.The Next Step (Kamasi…

Discreet publish Frank Zappa’s ‘Orchestral Favorites’ recorded with the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra (1979)

Frank Zappa's 'Orchestral Favorites' is an instrumental album featuring the 37-piece Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra and released on May 4, 1979 by Discreet.Track Listing : 1.Strictly Genteel (Frank Zappa) - 07:04 . 2.Pedro'S Dowry (Frank Zappa) - 07:42 . 3.Naval Aviation In Art (Frank Zappa) - 01:20 . 4.Duke Of Prunes (Frank Zappa) - 04:20 . 5.Bogus Pomp (Frank Zappa) - 13:29 Gary…

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ELO play in Guildford (1972)

May 7, 1972 - young English band from Birmingham, Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) with Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood will perform at Civic Hall in Guildford, UK

Singing Chuck Berry (Oldies)

To celebrate Chuck Berry . who passed away today five years ago . we have selected twelve "oldies" artists or bands who have performed songs that Berry made famous. . They are . Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Cochran, Johnny Rivers, George Thorogood, The Hollies, Rockpile, Electric Light Orchestra, Mick Taylor, Rory Gallagher, Asleep At The Wheel, Keith Richards, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ten Years After Here,…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 07/52

Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, The Faces, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Heart, The Pretenders, Electric Light Orchestra, Kate Bush They are the '70s Throwback' Videos artists selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Elvis Presley . Polk Salad Annie Lifted from : Elvis Presley records the…

On TV today, ELO at ‘TOTP’ (1976)

February 12, 1976 - if in England, you do not want to miss Electric Light Orchestra with a song lifted from their "Face the Music" album at "Top Of The Pops" on BBC1

Elton John releases his sixth album : ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’ featuring ‘Crocodile Rock’ and ‘Daniel’ (1973)

Elton John's 'Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player' feat. 'Crocodile Rock' & 'Daniel' is his sixth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on January 26, 1973 by DJM Records 1 . Daniel (Edinburgh, 1976) 2 . Daniel (Festival De Viña, 2013) 3 . Teacher I Need You (Sydney, Australia 1984) 4 . Elderberry Wine 5 . Have Mercy On The Criminal (w/ Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney,…

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.1 . Oh Me, Oh My (1971) 2 . Oh Me Oh My 3 . Border Song (w/ Elton John) 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…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Lady Soul’ featuring ‘Chain of Fools,’ ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and ‘(Sweet Sweet Baby)…

Aretha Franklin's 'Lady Soul' feat. 'Chain of Fools' is an album also including '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' and other hits and released on January 22, 1968 by Atlantic. 1 . Chain Of Fools (Live, 1968) 2 . A Natural Woman 3 . The making of 'Aint No Way' w/ Sister Carolyn Track Listing : 1.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) - 02:46 . 2.Money Won'T Change You (James Brown Nat Jones) -…

EMI publish Corinne Bailey Rae’s second album : ‘The Sea’ (2010)

Corinne Bailey Rae's 'The Sea' is her second studio album released on January 20, 2010 by EMI, 1 . Are You Here 2 . The Blackest Lily (SiriusXM) 3 . Closer 4 . Closer (Williamsburg) 5 . I Would Like To Call It Beauty (Live, 2010) 6 . I Would Like To Call It Beauty (Drake Hotel, Toronto) 7 . Paris Nights/New York Mornings (Williamsburg) 8 . Paris Nights/New York Mornings & Interview Live On…

Kurt Elling records ‘Man in the Air’ his sixth album for Blue Note (2003)

Kurt Elling's 'Man in the Air' is his sixth album recorded on January 13 & 17, 2003 and released on July 22, 2003 By Blue Note.1 . Winelight (Poland) 2 . Time To Say Goodbye (w/ Metropole Orchestra, Arr. By Erica Seguine) 3 . Higher Vibe (w/John McLean, Tel Aviv) Track Listing : 1.Minuano (Six-Eight) (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) - 07:53 . 2.In The Winelight (William Eaton, Paul Gladston, Kurt…

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New Depression’ (1976)

Bette Midler's 'Songs for the New Depression' is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. 1 . Love Says It's Waiting 2 . Marihuana Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:22 . 2.I Don'T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) - 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) - 04:05 . 4.Old Cape Cod (Claire…

Happy Birthday John McLaughlin. ‘Elegant Octogenarian’

This day (January 4, 1942), in  Doncaster, South Yorkshire (UK), is born John McLaughlin, an English guitarist, bandleader and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman etc - The Quarantine Blues (2020) 2 . El Hombre Que Sabia (2019) 3 . Meeting of the Spirits/Birds of Fire (2017) 4 . w/ Chick Corea – Miles Beyond (2016) 5 . w/ Jean Luc Ponty & Zakir Hussain – Lotus Feet…

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ (1999)

Barbra Streisand's 'Timeless: Live in Concert' is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Opening/You'Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 02:31 . 2.Something'S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:41 . 3.The Way We Were (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The Breakthrough’ (2005)

Mary J. Blige's 'The Breakthrough' is her seventh studio album released on December 20, 2005 by Geffen Records.1 . Enough Cryin (w/ Brook Lynn, Official Video) 2 . Enough Cryin' (Live) 3 . Be Without You (Official Video) 4 . Take Me As I Am (Official Video) 5 . Take Me As I Am (Live) 6 . Baggage (Live) 7 . Can't Hide From Luv (w/ JayZ(, "Sessions @ AOL) ) 8 . One (w/ U2, Official Video) Track…

Woody Shaw records ‘Rosewood,’ an album for Columbia (1978)

Woody Shaw's 'Rosewood' is an album recorded on December 15-19, 1977 with a sextet and released in 1978 by Columbia.1 . Rosewood, 1979 2 . Theme For Maxine Track Listing : 1.Rosewood (Woody Shaw ) - 07:11 . 2.Everytime I See You (Onaje Allan Gumbs) - 07:14 . 3.The Legend Of The Cheops (Victor Lewis) - 06:03 . 4.Rahsaan'S Run (Woody Shaw ) - 05:10 . 5.Sunshowers (Clint Houston) - 07:48 . 6.Theme…

Asylum publish Joni Mitchell’s double album : ‘Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter’ (1977)

Joni Mitchell's 'Don Juan's Reckless Daughter' is a double album released on December 13, 1977 by Asylum.Track Listing : 1.Overture / Cotton Avenue (Joni Mitchell) - 06:41 . 2.Talk To Me (Joni Mitchell) - 03:45 . 3.Jericho (Joni Mitchell) - 03:22 . 4.Paprika Plains (Joni Mitchell) - 16:21 . 5.Otis And Marlena (Joni Mitchell) - 04:09 . 6.The Tenth World (Joni Mitchell, Don Alias, Manolo Badrena,…

George Harrison releases his first solo album : ‘All Things Must Pass’ featuring ‘My Sweet Lord’ (1970)

George Harrison's 'All Things Must Pass' feat. 'My Sweet Lord' is his first solo (triple) album released on November 27, 1970 by Apple.1 . I'd Have You Anytime 2 . What Is Life Track Listing : 1.I'D Have You Anytime (George Harrison, Bob Dylan) - 02:56 . 2.My Sweet Lord (George Harrison) - 04:38 . 3.Wah-Wah (George Harrison) - 05:35 . 4.Isn'T It A Pity (George Harrison) - 07:10 . 5.What Is Life…

Atlantic Records publish ‘Chic,’ their eponymous debut album featuring ”Dance, Dance, Dance’ and ‘Everybody Dance’ (1977)

'Chic' by Chic is their eponymous debut album (including 'Dance, Dance, Dance' & 'Everybody Dance') and released on November 22, 1977 by Atlantic Records.1 . Dance Dance Dance (1977) 2 . Dance Dance Dance ("Soul Train") 3 . Everybody Dance 4 . Everybody Dance (w/ Nile Rodgers, Glastonbury, 2013) Track Listing : 1.Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) (Edwards, Lehman, Rodgers)…

We remember Paul Motian. ‘In Motian’

This day (22 November 2011), in New York City, New York, died Paul Motian, an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composerTracklist : 1 . w/ The Electric Bebop Band – Morpio (2003) 2 . It Should’Ve Happened A Long Time Ago (2005) 3 . Stella By Starlight (1995) 4 . w/ Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin (1983) 5 . w/ Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden – Live In Germany (1973)…

Adele releases ’25,’ her third album featuring ‘Hello,’ ‘When We Were Young’ and ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’ (2015)

Adele's '25' feat. 'Hello' is her third studio album released (after a four years hiatus) on November 20 , 2015.1 . Hello 2 . Hello (w/ Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, "Classroom Instruments") 3 . Send My Love To Your New Lover 4 . Send My Love To Your New Lover (O2 Arena, London, 21st March 2016) 5 . I Miss You (The Wiltern, 2/12/2016) 6 . I Miss You (Glasgow, 25/03/2016) 7 . When We Were Young…