Lana Del Rey releases her second album : ‘Born to Die’ featuring ‘Video Games’ (2012)

Lana Del Rey's 'Born to Die' is her second studio album released on January 27, 2012 by Interscope Records1 . Born To Die 2 . Off To The Races Live (2015, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles) 3 . Blue Jeans 4 . Blue Jeans (The Scala Club) 5 . Video Games (The Premises) 6 . Diet Mountain Dew (Official Video) 7 . National Anthem 8 . National Anthem (Live) 9 . Carmen (Official Video) 10 . Carmen (Jazz…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Sings Bessie Smith' is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958.1 . Send Me To The Electric Chair Track Listing : 1.After You'Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) - 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) - 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter (Fletcher Henderson)…

Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s ‘Thing-Fish,’ a triple album box set (1984)

Frank Zappa's 'Thing-Fish' is an album originally released as a triple album box set on December 21, 1984 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . You Are What You Is 2 . He's So Gay (Live, 1984) Track Listing : 1.Prologue (Frank Zappa) - 02:56 . 2.The Mammy Nuns (Frank Zappa) - 03:50 . 3.Harry & Rhonda (Frank Zappa) - 03:36 . 4.Galoot Up-Date (Frank Zappa) - 05:29 . 5.The 'Torchum' Never Stops (Frank Zappa) -…

Death Row publish Snoop Doggy Dogg’s debut album : ‘Doggystyle’ featuring ‘Who Am I? [What’s My Name?] (1993)

Snoop Doggy Dogg's 'Doggystyle' is his debut studio album featuring 'Who Am I? ' and released on November 23, 1993 by Death Row / Interscope1 . Gin And Juice 2 . Tha Shiznit 3 . Lodi Dodi (w/ Doug E.Fresh, Live) 4 . Lodi Dodi (Paris Zénith, 2011) 5 . Murder Was The Case 6 . Murder Was The Case (Live) 7 . Who Am I ? 8 . For All My Niggaz & Bitches (Paris Zénith, 2011) 9 . Ain’t No Fun (w/…

Brian May & Roger Taylor revitalize Queen for the Prince (2010)

November 17, 2010 - Queen's members, Brian May and Roger Taylor have invited Midge Ure (voc, g), Mark Brzezicki (d), Jamie Cullum (voc, kb), Snake Davis (s), Guy Fletcher (kb), Simon Gardner (tp), Mark King (b), Neil Sidwell (tb), Johnny Thirkell (tp) to revisit five famous Queen's songs at Royal Albert Hall in London

Universal Motown publish Q-Tip’s second album : ‘The Renaissance’ (2008)

Q-Tip's 'The Renaissance' is his second studio album featuring D'Angelo and Norah Jones among other guests, co-produced with J Dilla on one track and released November 4, 2008 by Universal Motown1 . Life Is Better (w/ Norah Jones) 2 . Gettin Up (Knitting Factory) 3 . We Fight / We Love (Live) 4 . Manwomanboogie 5 . Manwomanboogie (Marcus Miller Presents: A Concert For Japanese Tsunami Relief)…

Depeche Mode release their eleventh album : ‘Playing the Angel’ featuring ‘Precious’ (2005)

Depeche Mode's 'Playing the Angel' is their eleventh studio album released on October 17, 2005 by Mute / Sire Records and Reprise Records.Track Listing : 1.A Pain That I'M Used To (Martin Gore) - 04:11 . 2.John The Revelator (Martin Gore) - 03:42 . 3.Suffer Well (Dave Gahan, Christian Eigner, Andrew Phillpott) - 03:49 . 4.The Sinner In Me (Martin Gore) - 04:56 . 5.Precious (Martin Gore) - 04:10 .…

The Wedding Present release their debut album : ‘George Best’ (1987)

The Wedding Present's 'George Best' is their debut album co-produced with Chris Allison and released in October 1987 by Reception1 . Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft ("In Session" ) 2 . Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft (Leeds, 1990) 3 . What Did Your Last Servant Die Of? (Leeds, O2 Academy) 4 . What Did Your Last Servant Die Of? (Booking Hall, Dover, 6/12/17) 5 . Don't Be So Hard 6 . Don't Be So…

Columbia publish Marty Robbins’ fifth album : ‘Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs’ (1959)

Marty Robbins' 'Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs' is his fifth studio album featuring 'El Paso,' produced by Don Law and released in September 1959 by Columbia1 . Big Iron 2 . Medley (w/ Jerry Reed) 3 . Cool Water 4 . They're Hanging Me Tonight / El Paso 5 . The Strawberry Roan 6 . El Paso (Live) 7 . El Paso {Live, G.O.O.} 8 . The Master's Call 1971 9 . Running Gun Track Listing : 1.Big Iron…

Depeche Mode release ‘Music for the Masses,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Strangelove’ and ‘Never Let Me Down Again’ (1987)

Depeche Mode's 'Music for the Masses' is their sixth studio album released on September 28 1987 by Mute Records.1 . Never Let Me Down Again (Official Video) 2 . Strangelove (Official Video) 3 . Behind The Wheel (Official Video) 4 . Nothing (101) 5 . Never Let Me Down Again Track Listing : 1.Never Let Me Down Again (Martin Gore) - 04:47 . 2.The Things You Said (Martin Gore) - 04:02 .…

Capitol publish Tina Turner’s sixth solo album : ‘Break Every Rule’ featuring ‘Typical Male’ (1986)

Tina Turner's 'Break Every Rule' is her sixth (and the follow-up to 'Private Dancer') solo album, released on September 23, 1986 by Capitol.1 . Typical Male (Live, 2009) 2 . Two People 3 . Break Every Rule (Official Video) 4 . Break Every Rule 5 . Overnight Sensation (Live) 6 . Overnight Sensation (Verona, 1987) 7 . Paradise Is Here (Live) Track Listing : 1.Typical Male (Terry Britten, Graham…

Joe Bonamassa releases his fourteenth live album : ‘Live at the Greek Theatre,’ a tribute to Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King (2016)

Joe Bonamassa's ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ is his fourteenth live album (a tribute to the"Three Kings" : Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King) released on September 23, 2016.1 . Ole Time Religion (The Greek Theatre) 2 . Oh, Pretty Woman (The Greek Theatre) 3 . Angel Of Mercy (The Greek Theatre) 4 . Let The Good Times Roll( The Greek Theatre) 5 . Breaking Up Somebody's Home (The Greek Theatre)…

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…

Motown publish The Jackson 5’s eighth album : ‘Dancing Machine’ (1974)

The Jackson 5's 'Dancing Machine' is their eighth studio album released on September 5, 1974 by Motown. 1 . Dancing Machine 2 . Life Of The Party (w/ Jackson 5, Mex, 1975) 3 . Life Of The Party (w/ Jackson 5, "The Carol Burnett Show") 4 . What You Don't Know (w/ Jackson 5) 5 . If I Don't Love You This Way Track listing : . 1.I Am Love (Don Fenceton, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson, Ron Rancifer) -…

Reprise publish Randy Newman’s ‘Land of Dreams’ featuring ‘It’s Money That Matters’ (1988)

Randy Newman's 'Land of Dreams ' is an album (about his childhood in New Orleans) released in September 1988 by Reprise.1 . I Want You To Hurt Like I Do 2 . Bad News From Home Track listing : 1.Dixie Flyer (Randy Newman) - 04:10 . 2.New Orleans Wins The War (Randy Newman) - 03:27 . 3.Four Eyes (Randy Newman) - 03:34 . 4.Falling In Love (Randy Newman) - 03:00 . 5.Something Special (Randy Newman)…

We remember Ethel Waters. ‘Blue Waters’

This day (September 1, 1977), in Chatsworth, California, died Ethel Waters, an American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress.Tracklist : 1 . His Eye Is On The Sparrow ( 1975 ) 2 . Suppertime 3 . Taking A Chance On Love (1943) 4 . I Ain’T Gonna Sin No More (1934) 5 . Birmingham Bertha (1929) 6 . Am I Blue (1929) Tracklist : Ethel Waters, American singer (b. 1896) . Wikipedia : This day…

McCoy Tyner records ‘Atlantis’ at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco (1975)

McCoy Tyner's 'Atlantis' is a live album recorded on August 31 and September 1, 1974 at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco and released in 1975 by Milestone.1 . Atlantis (Rome, 1974 Track listing : 1.Atlantis (McCoy Tyner) - 17:59 . 2.In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)- 05:39 . 3.Makin' Out (McCoy Tyner) - 13:04 . 4.My One and Only Love (Guy Wood, Robert…

Joe Bonamassa celebrates Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf (2014)

August 31, 2014 - Joe Bonamassa and his musicians - that is Anton Fig (d), Michael Rhodes (b), Reese Wynans (kb, org), Lee Thornburg (tp), Ron Dziubla (s), Nick Lane (tb), Mike Henderson (harmo) and Kirk Fletcher (g) - will play a tribute concerts to blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf at Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Morrison, Colorado

Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to Muddy Waters & Howlin’ Wolf (2014)

August 28, 2014 - Joe Bonamassa performs a tribute to both Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf with Kirk Fletcher (g), Reese Wynans (kb), Michael Rhodes (b), Anton Fig (d), Mark Henderson (harmo), Lee Thornburg (tp), Nick Lane (tb) & Ron Dziubla (s) at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek, CO

Robert Cray releases ‘4 Nights Of 40 Years Live’ to celebrate his 40 years of performing (2015)

Robert Cray’s ‘4 Nights Of 40 Years Live’ is a double live album celebrating his 40 years of performing, released on August 28, 2015 by Provogue.1 . I'll Always Remember You (7/20/14, Music Center At Strathmore, Bethesda, MD 2 . Won't Be Coming Home (Bing Lounge) 3 . Sitting On Top Of The World (Ithaca, NY, March 13, 2015 4 . Love Gone To Waste 5 . Bad Influence (Live) 6 . These Things 7 . Right…

Joe Bonamassa releases his fourth studio album : ‘Had to Cry Today’ (2004)

Joe Bonamassa's 'Had to Cry Today' is his fourth studio album released on August 24, 2004 by J&R Adventures.1 . Never Make Your Move Too Soon (w/ Jimmy Vivino, Kirk Fletcher, 1/11/14) 2 . Around The Bend (The Vienna Opera House) 3 . Never Make Your Move Too Soon (Folkestone, UK) 4 . Reconsider Baby (w/ Hubert Sumlin, Jimmy Vivino, Tyler Dow Bryant) 5 . Had To Cry Today Track Listing :…

Cyndi Lauper, a blues woman in San Sebastian (2011)

July 25, 2011 - Cyndi Lauper will sing the Memphis blues with Stephen Gaboury Sr. (p), William Wittman (b), Kirk Fletcher (g), Archie Turner (órg), Orris Warner (d) and Charles Musselwhite (harmónica) at "Jazzaldia" in Donosti, San Sebastian, Spain

Depeche Mode close their Global tour in Berlin (2018)

July 23, 2018 - it is the first of the two final concerts - the other being on the 25th - of the "Global Spirit" tour with Depeche Mode - that is Andy Fletcher (kb), Dave Gahan (voc), Martin Gore (g, kb, voc) plus Christian Eigner (d) and Peter Gordeno (kb, p, b) - at Waldbühne in Berlin

Mark Knopfler gather his Friends to save the babies (2002)

July 23, 2002 - The Notting Hillbillies - that is Mark Knopfler (g, voc), Steve Phillips (g, voc), Brendan Croker (g, voc), Guy Fletcher (kb, bck voc), Marcus Cliffe (b), Danny Cummings (d), Bobby Valentino (viol, mando) open then Mark will come back with his "Friends" - that is Robbie McIntosh (g), John Illsley (b), Bobby Valentino (viol, mando), Geraint Watkins (kb, acord), Guy Fletcher (kb),…

We remember Benny Carter. ‘Mellow Toner’

This day (July 12, 2003), in / Los Angeles, California, died Benny Carter, an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Count Basie Orchestra - Vine Street Rumble (1997) 2 . Honeysuckle Rose (1997) 3 . w/ All Stars - Crazy Rhythm (1995) 4 . w/ The Wdr Big Band - Remember (1989) 5 . When Lights Are Low (1985) 6 . Wave (1977) 7 .…

Dire Straits rock Wembley (1985)

July 10, 1985 - Dire Straits - that is Mark Knopfler (voc, g), John Illsley (b, bck voc), Alan Clark (kb), Guy Fletcher (synth, bck voc), Terry Williams (d), Jack Sonni (g) and Chris White (s) - perform at Wembley Arena in London <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Christian Scott Quintet plays in Montreal (2010)

July 5, 2010 - the Christian Scott Quintet - that is Christian Scott (tp), Matthew Stevens (g), Milton Fletcher, Jr.(p), Kristopher Keith Funn (b) and Jamire Williams (d) - will be on stage at Montreal Jazz Festival, Canada

Island Records release ‘Lungs,’ Florence & the Machine’s debut album (2009)

'Lungs' by Florence & the Machine is their debut studio album released on July 3, 2009 by Island Records.1 . Dog Days Are Over 2 . Dog Days Are Over (Oxegen Festival, 2010) 3 . Rabbit Heart (Raise it Up) 4 . Rabbit Heart (on KEXP) 5 . I'm Not Calling You a Liar 6 . I'm Not Calling You A Liar (the Wiltern) 7 . Howl (on Letterman) 8 . Howl 9 . Kiss With A Fist (on KEXP) 10 . Improv / Kiss With…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Room (1985) 2 . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) 3 . Body And Soul (1980) 4 . w/ George Benson - Salute to John Hammond (1975) 5 . In Musikhalle Hamburg Germany (1973) 6 . Moonglow (1972) 7 . w/ Jack Duffy &…

Bryan Ferry releases ‘Boys and Girls,’ his sixth solo album featuring ‘Slave To Love’ (1985)

Bryan Ferry's 'Boys and Girls' feat. 'Slave To Love' is his sixth (and most successful) solo album released on June 3, 1985 by Eg Records.1 . Slave To Love 2 . Slave To Love (Gorbachev 80's Birthday Royal Albert Hall London) 3 . Don't Stop the Dance (2007-02-10, London) 4 . Windswept 5 . Boys And Girls Track Listing : 1.Sensation (Bryan Ferry) - 05:07 . 2.Slave To Love (Bryan Ferry) - 04:26 .…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

Dire Straits release their fifth album : ‘Brothers in Arms’ including ‘Money for Nothing’ (1985)

Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' feat. 'Money for Nothing' is their fifth studio album released on May 13, 1985 by Vertigo Records.Track Listing : 1.So Far Away (Mark Knopfler) - 05:12 . 2.Money For Nothing(Mark Knopfler, Sting) - 08:26 . 3.Walk Of Life (Mark Knopfler) - 04:12 . 4.Your Latest Trick (Mark Knopfler) - 06:33 . 5.Why Worry (Mark Knopfler) - 08:31 . 6.Ride Across The River (Mark…

Singing (and Playing) With Joe Bonamassa

Eric Clapton, Beth Hart, Warren Haynes, Paul Rodgers, Zakk Wylde, Sandi Thom, Dusty Hill, Derek Trucks, Billy Gibbons, Jimmy Barnes, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmy Vivino, Elliot Easton, Johnny Hiland, Josh Smith, Kirk Fletcher

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got My Mojo Working . w/ Foghat- I Just Want To Make Love To You (1978) . w/ Clark Terry - Stormy Monday Blues (1977) . The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named Rock…

The Divine Comedy release ‘Casanova,’ their fourth album (1996)

The Divine Comedy's 'Casanova' is their fourth studio album produced by frontman Neil Hannon along Darren Allison and released on April 29, 1996 by SetantTrack Listing : 1.Something For The Weekend (Neil Hannon) - 04:19 . 2.Becoming More Like Alfie (Neil Hannon) - 02:59 . 3.Middle-Class Heroes (Neil Hannon) - 05:26 . 4.In & Out Of Paris & London (Neil Hannon) - 03:27 . 5.Charge (Neil…