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…

Aretha Franklin records ‘Amazing Grace,’ a live album for Atlantic (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Amazing Grace' is a live album (& the biggest selling live gospel album of all time) recorded on January 13 & 14, 1972 and released on June 01, 1972 by Atlantic.1 . Old Landmark 2 . (w/ Rev. Cecil & Erma Franklin) 3 . Amazing Grace (Live) 4 . Climbing Higher Mountains (Church & Her Father's Proclaims!) 5 . God Will Take Care Of You (Mcdgospelfest, 2013, NJ)…

Capitol publish Frank Sinatra’s album : ‘Come Fly with Me’ arranged and conducted by Billy May (1958)

Frank Sinatra's 'Come Fly with Me' is an album (and his first collaboration with arranger/conductor Billy May) released on January 6, 1958 by Capitol.1 . Come Fly With Me (Live) 2 . Come Fly With Me 3 . Moonlight In Vermont (w/ Ella Fitzgerald) 4 . Moonlight In Vermont 5 . April In Paris Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:19 . 2.Around The World (Victor Young,…

Joe Lovano records, with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell ‘From the Soul’ for Blue Note (1991)

Joe Lovano's 'From the Soul' is an album recorded on December 28, 1991 with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell and released in 1992 by Blue Note.1 . Portrait Of Jenny 2 . Live! 3 . George Mraz & Al Foster Track Listing : 1.Evolution (Joe Lovano) - 08:59 . 2.Portrait Of Jenny (Gordon Burdge, J. Russel Robinson) - 07:56 . 3.Lines And Spaces (Joe Lovano) - 06:20 . 4.Body And…

Frank Zappa records a live double album : ‘Zappa in New York’ (1976)

Frank Zappa's 'Zappa in New York' is a live double album recorded on December 26–29, 1976 at the Palladium in New York City and released On March 3, 1978 By Discreet.1 . Titties And Beer 2 . Punky's Whips (w/ Terry Bozzio) 3 . Sofa No.2 (Munich, 1978) Track Listing : 1.Titties & Beer (Frank Zappa) - 05:39 . 2.I Promise Not To Come In Your Mouth (Frank Zappa) - 02:50 . 3.Punky'S Whips…

Sony publish D’Angelo’s third album : ‘Black Messiah’ (2014)

D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' is his third album released (fourteen years after his album 'Vodoo') on December 14 , 2014 by Sony.1 . The Charade (Zürich) 2 . The Charade (w/ The Vanguard, On "SNL") 3 . The Charade (Philly Church, Stockholm, 2012) 4 . Sugar Daddy 5 . Till Its Done (w/ The Vanguard, Rome, 06/07/15) 6 . Another Life (Copenhagen, 2012) 7 . On Questlove, NeoS(oul And Voodoo - Red…

ZTT publish ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome,’ Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s debut album featuring ‘Relax’ and ‘The Power of Love’ (1984)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood's 'Welcome to the Pleasuredome' is their debut studio album featuring 'Relax' and 'The Power of Love,' produced by Trevor Horn and released on October 29, 1984 by ZTT1 . Welcome To The Pleasuredome 2 . Welcome To The Pleasuredome / Two Tribes / Relax (Wembley Arena, 2004) 3 . Relax (Official Video) 4 . Relax (Original Version) 5 . Relax 6 . Two Tribes 7 . Two Tribes…

Island publish Amy Winehouse’s second album : ‘Back to Black’ featuring ‘Rehab’ and ‘You Know I’m No Good’ (2006)

Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' is her second (and the last released in her lifetime) studio album released on October 27, 2006 by Island Records.1 . Rehab 2 . Rehab (Live) 3 . You Know I'm No Good 4 . Me & Mr. Jones 5 . Just Friends 6 . Just Friends (Porchester Hall) 7 . Back To Black 8 . Back To Black 9 . Love Is A Losing Game 10 . Love Is A Losing Game 11 . Tears Dry On Their Own 12 . Wake…

My Chemical Romance release “The Black Parade,” their third studio album featuring ‘Welcome to the Black Parade’ (2006)

My Chemical Romance's "The Black Parade" is their third studio album produced by Rob Cavallo and released on October 23, 2006 by Reprise Records.1 . The End (Mexico) 2 . Dead! (Mexico) 3 . Dead! (AOL Session) 4 . This Is How I Disappear (Mexico) 5 . This Is How I Disappear 6 . The Sharpest Lives (Mexico) 7 . Welcome To The Black Parade (Official Video) 8 . Welcome To The Black Parade…

Amy Winehouse releases her debut album : ‘Frank’ featuring ‘Fuck Me Pumps’ (2003)

Amy Winehouse's 'Frank' is her debut studio album released on October 20, 2003 by Island.1 . Stronger Than Me 2 . Stronger Than Me (V Festival, 2004) 3 . You Sent Me Flying 4 . Fuck Me Pumps 5 . I Heard Love Is Blind (Live) 6 . I Heard Love Is Blind (+ Intervie, Jonathan Ross, 2004) 7 . No Greater Love (Live) 8 . There Is No Greater Love (Live) 9 . In My Bed (Live Acoustic, 2004) 10 . In My…

Frank Zappa releases ‘Zoot Allures,’ an album featuring ‘The Torture Never Stops’ (1976)

Frank Zappa's 'Zoot Allures' is an album titled from the French expression 'Zut alors!' and released on October 20, 1976 by Warner Bros.1 . Black Napkins (w/ Steve Vai ) 2 . The Torture Never Stops 3 . Zoot Allures (Live ) 4 . Disco Boy Track Listing : 1.Wind Up Workin' In A Gas Station (Frank Zappa) - 02:29 . 2.Black Napkins (Frank Zappa) - 04:15 . 3.The Torture Never Stops (Frank Zappa) -…

Public Enemy release ‘Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black,’ their fourth album featuring ‘Bring the Noise’ (1991)

Public Enemy's 'Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black' is their fourth studio album featuring 'Bring the Noise' and released on October 1, 1991 by Def Jam / Columbia 1 . Lost At Birth (Official Video) 2 . Lost At Birth (México) 3 . Rebirth 4 . Nighttrain (Official Video) 5 . Can't Truss It 6 . I Don't Wanna Be Called Yo Niga 7 . How To Kill A Radio Consultant 8 . By The Time I Get To…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha' is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) - 03:42 . 2.I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) - 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil Perry, Terry Coleman, Chuck Jackson) - 04:05 . 5.Whatever It Is (Mark Gary, Eddie Setser,…

Frank Zappa releases ‘You Are What You Is,’ a double album (1981)

Frank Zappa's 'You Are What You Is' is a double album released on September 23, 1981 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . Teenage Wind 2 . (Two Songs) Albuquerque (October 12, 1980 ) 3 . Charlie's Enormous Mouth 4 . You Are What You Is Track Listing : 1.Teen-Age Wind (Frank Zappa) - 03:02 . 2.Harder Than Your Husband (Frank Zappa) - 02:28 . 3.Doreen (Frank Zappa) - 04:44 . 4.Goblin Girl (Frank Zappa) - 04:07…

Janet Jackson releases her fourth album : ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’ featuring ‘Miss You Much,’ ‘Escapade,’ ‘Black Cat’ and ‘Love Will Never Do (Without…

Janet Jackson's 'Rhythm Nation 1814' is her fourth studio album released on September 19, 1989 by A&M Records. 1 . Black Cat (Official Video) 2 . Come Back To Me 3 . Come Back To Me 4 . Escapade 5 . Love Will Never Do (Without You) (All For You Tour, Hawaii) 6 . Miss You Much 7 . Rhythm Nation Track listing : 1.Interlude: Pledge - 00:47 . 2.Rhythm Nation (Janet Jackson, James Harris III,…

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Now' is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after 'Lady Soul' by Atlantic Records.1 . Think (1989) (Official Video) 2 . Respect Think (w/ Sammy Davis Jr., 1968) 3 . I Say A Little Prayer Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) - 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 03:36 . 3.See…

Bizarre publish ‘Uncle Meat’ by The Mothers of Invention produced by Frank Zappa (1969)

The Mothers of Invention's 'Uncle Meat' is their fifth studio album produced by Frank Zappa and released on April 21, 1969 as a double album by Bizarre/Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme (Frank Zappa) - 01:54 . 2.The Voice Of Cheese (Frank Zappa) - 00:27 . 3.Nine Types Of Industrial Pollution (Frank Zappa) - 05:56 . 4.Zolar Czakl (Frank Zappa) - 00:57 . 5.Dog Breath, In The…

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…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s thirty-sixth album : ‘A Rose is Still a Rose’ (1998)

Aretha Franklin's 'A Rose is Still a Rose' is her thirty-sixth studio album released on March 23, 1998 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.A Rose Is Still A Rose (Lauryn Hill) - 04:27 . 2.Never Leave You Again (Sean Puffy Combs, Kelly Price, Corey Rooney) - 04:36 . 3.In Case You Forgot (Bill Dickens, Tim Gant, Michael Gray) - 04:49 . 4.Here We Go Again (Troy Lee Broussard, Jermaine Dupri, Wayne Garfield,…

Frank Sinatra starts the recording of ‘Come Swing with Me!’ with arranger Billy May (1961)

Frank Sinatra.'s 'Come Swing with Me!' is an album recorded (his final for Capitol Records) on March 20-22, 1961 and released the same year.Track Listing : 1.Day By Day (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) - 02:39 . 2.Sentimental Journey (Les Brown, Ben Homer, Bud Green) - 03:26 . 3.Almost Like Being In Love (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 02:02 . 4.Five Minutes More (Sammy Cahn, Jule…

Aretha Franklin releases her twelfth album : ‘I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You’ featuring ‘Respect’ (1967)

Aretha Franklin's 'I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You' feat. 'Respect. is her twelfth studio album released on March 10, 1967 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) - 02:29 . 2.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) - 04:07 . 3.I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) (Ronnie Shannon) - 02:51 . 4.Soul Serenade (Curtis Ousley, Luther Dixon) - 02:39 . 5.Don'T Let Me Lose This Dream…

‘Let Me in Your Life’ is Aretha Franklin’s twenty-second studio album, co-produced with Jerry Wexler (1974)

Aretha Franklin's 'Let Me in Your Life' is her twenty-second studio album (and one of her top-selling) released on February 25, 1974 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Let Me In Your Life (Bill Withers) - 03:29 . 2.Every Natural Thing (Eddie Hinton) - 02:37 . 3.Ain'T Nothing Like The Real Thing (Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 03:49 . 4.I'M In Love (Joan Griffin, Kashif, Bobby Womack) - 02:51 .…

Happy Birthday Kim Gordon. Isn’t it the perfect day for a ‘Sonic Youth At their best’?

As we wish, today, American musician Kim Gordon a 'Happy @|#} th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of her band : Sonic Youth CREDITSPhoto : pixxiestailsAudio : Superstar . Teen Age Riot . Kool Thing . Silver Rocket . Dirty Boots . 100% . Incinerate . Sugar Kane . The Sprawl . 'Cross the Breeze . Video : Superstar . 100% . Sunday . Dirty Boots . Kool Thing . Sugar Kane .…

For Robert Smith’s (Happy) Birthday, let’s have a ‘The Cure At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer & songwriter Robert Smith a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Cure CREDITSPhoto : spablabAudio : Friday I'm in Love . Boys Don't Cry . Just Like Heaven . Lovesong . Lullaby . Close to Me . Pictures of You . A Forest . Inbetween Days . The Lovecats . Video : Boys Don't Cry . Just Like Heaven . Friday I'm In Love .…

Paul McCartney releases his fifteenth solo album : ‘Kisses on the Bottom’ featuring ‘My Valentine’ (2012)

Paul McCartney's 'Kisses on the Bottom' is his fifteenth studio album including only two compositions by McCartney, the rest being covers, produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on February 6, 2012 by Hear Music1 . It's Only A Paper Moon 2 . More I Cannot Wish You 3 . My Valentine (Official Video, w/ Natalie Portman) 4 . Always 5 . My Very Good Friend The Milkman 6 . My Valentine (Live) Paul…

The Byrds release their fourth album : ‘Younger Than Yesterday’ featuring ‘So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star’ (1967)

The Byrds' 'Younger Than Yesterday' is their fourth album featuring 'So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star' and released on February 6, 1967 by Columbia Records.1 . So You Want To Be A Rock N' Roll Star (2/2/73) The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday Track Listing : 1.So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (Jim Mcguinn, Chris Hillman) - 02:05 . 2.Have You Seen Her Face (Chris Hillman) - 02:25 .…

Rihanna releases her eighth album : ‘Anti’ featuring ‘Work,’ ‘Needed Me’ and ‘Love on the Brain’ (2016)

Rihanna's 'ANTI' is her eighth studio album released on January 28, 2016 by Westbury Road / Roc Nation.1 . Consideration (Anti World Tour, Jacksonville) 2 . James Joint (Official Video) 3 . Kiss It Better (Anti World Tour, Jacksonville) 4 . Kiss It Better 5 . Work (w/ Drake) 6 . Work (The Brit Awards, 2016, w/ Drake) 7 . Desperado 8 . Desperado 9 . Desperado (Tampa, Anti World Tour) 10 . Woo…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Alfie,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

Sonny Rollins' 'Alfie' is an album featuring music from the British film of the same name, recorded on January 26, 1966 and released the same year by Impulse!1 . Alfie's Theme (1973) Track Listing : 1.Alfie'S Theme (Sonny Rollins) - 09:41 . 2.He'S Younger Than You Are (Sonny Rollins) - 05:09 . 3.Street Runner With Child (Sonny Rollins) - 03:59 . 4.Transition Theme For Minor Blues Or Little…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

Billie Holiday begins the recording of ‘Body and Soul,’ an album for Verve (1957)

Billie Holiday's 'Body and Soul' is a studio album recorded on January 3, 4,7 & 9, 1957 and released the same year by Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 06:18 . 2.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:08 . 3.Darn That Dream (Eddie Delange, James Van Heusen) - 06:15 . 4.Let'S Call The Whole…

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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…