We remember Gene Kelly. ‘Gene Genie’

This day (February 2, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Eugene Curran 'Gene' Kelly, an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and choreographer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Donald O'Connor - Medley (1959) 2 . You Wonderful You 3 . Tap Dancing On Roller Skates 4 . w/ Dean Martin - On The Dean Martin World 5 . w/ Shirley MacLaine - Happy Houseboat 6 . Singing In The Rain 7 . w/ Fred Astaire -…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ in Chicago with the Lou Levy Trio (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Live at Mister Kelly's' is an album recorded on August 10, 1958 in Chicago and released in 2007 by Verve.1 . Cameo In "St. Louis Blues" (1958) 2 . I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues (1958) 3 . Bewitched , Bothered & Bewildered (Nat King Cole Show1) Track listing : 1.Your Red Wagon (Gene de Paul, Richard M. Jones, Don Raye) - 02:59 . 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It (George…

Nirvana record ‘MTV Unplugged In New York,’ a live album for the television series MTV Unplugged (1993)

Nirvana's "MTV Unplugged in New York" is a live album recorded at Sony Music Studios in New York City on November 18, 1993 for the television series MTV Unplugged1 . About A Girl (On "MTV Unplugged") 2 . About A Girl (On "MTV Unplugged", 1993) 3 . Come As You Are (On "MTV Unplugged", 1993) 4 . Come As You Are (On "MTV Unplugged", 1993, Rehearsal) 5 . Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam (On "MTV…

Americans in Paris

From 'Made You Love Paris' to 'Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees' , we have mixed 20 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'American Jazzmen in (and about) Paris'. It has Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, The Ray Draper Quintet, Cal Tjader and many more.

This week In One-Off Collaborations 52/52

Brian Johnson & Billy Joel, Jeff Beck & Beth Hart, Etta James, Grateful Dead & Tower Of Power, Marianne Faithfull & David Bowie, Kelly Clarkson & John Legend, Annie Lennox & Al Green, Natalie Cole & Diana Krall, Patti Smith & R.E.M, Ian Dury & Mick Jones, Boz Scaggs & Los Lobos, Dean Martin & Tony Bennett, Julie Andrews, John Denver & Placido Domingo…

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’ for Riverside (1961)

'Bags Meets Wes!' by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside.Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) - 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) - 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) - 04:46 . 5.Sam Sack (Milt Jackson) - 06:06 Musicians…

Mariah Carey releases her seventh album : ‘Rainbow’ featuring ‘Heartbreaker’ and ‘Thank God I Found You’ (1999)

Mariah Carey's 'Rainbow' is her seventh studio album featuring among others Jay-Z, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott as guests and released on November 2, 1999 by Columbia Records. 1 . Heartbreaker (w/ Jay-Z, Official Video) 2 . Can't Take That Away / Mariah's Theme (Official Video) 3 . Can't Take That Away ("Billboard Music Awards," 1999) 4 . Against All Odds / Take A Look At Me Now…

Epic publish Michael Jackson’s tenth and final album : ‘Invincible’ featuring ‘You Rock My World’ (2001)

Michael Jackson's 'Invincible' is his tenth and final (and his first in six years) studio album, released on October 30, 2001 by Epic.1 . You Rock My World (2001) 2 . You Rock My World (Official Video) 3 . (Speechless) 4 . Cry (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Unbreakable (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Robert Smith, Christopher Wallace) -…

Tim Buckley releases his seventh album : ‘Greetings from L.A.’ (1972)

Tim Buckley's 'Greetings from L.A.' is his seventh album released in October 1972 by Straight Records Lp.Track Listing : 1.Move With Me (Tim Buckley, Jerry Goldstein) – 04:52 . 2.Get On Top (Tim Buckley) - 06:33 . 3.Sweet Surrender (Tim Buckley) - 06:47 . 4.Nighthawkin' (Tim Buckley) - 03:21 . 5.Devil Eyes (Tim Buckley) - 06:50 . 6.Hong Kong Bar (Tim Buckley, Joe Falsia) – 07:08 . 7.Make It…

Alicia Keys releases her first live album recorded by MTV : ‘Unplugged’ (2005)

Alicia Keys' 'Unplugged' is her first live (recorded by MTV) album released on October 7, 2005 by J Records.1 . Unbreakable (Live) 2 . Every Little Bit Hurt (Live on "Ellen De Generes") Track Listing : 1.Intro Alicia'S Prayer (Traditional) - 01:11 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 02:10 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson,…

Stevie Ray Vaughan records ‘Live at Carnegie Hall,’ a live album with Double Trouble (1997)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Live at Carnegie Hall' is a live album recorded on October 4, 1984 with Double Trouble and released on July 29, 1997 by Epic.1 . Intro / Scuttlebuttin (w/ Double Trouble, 8-25-1984) 2 . Testify (Japan) 3 . Love Struck Baby (Alabama, 1984) 4 . Cold Shot (Germany, 1984, Lorelei Festival) 5 . Things That I Used To Do (1984) 6 . Lenny (The Sydney Opera House, 1984) Track…

Toni Braxton releases her fifth album : ‘Libra’ (2005)

Toni Braxton's 'Libra' (her astrological sign) is her fifth studio album released on September 27, 2005 by Blackground Records.1 . Please (Official Video) 2 . Please (Live) 3 . Trippin 4 . Shadowless (Acoustic , "Aol Sessions") Track Listing : 1.Please (Scott Storch, Makeba Riddick, Vincent Herbert, Kameron Houff) - 03:57 . 2.Trippin' (That'S The Way Love Works) (Bryan-Michael Cox, Kendrick Dean,…

John Legend and The Roots release a collaborative album : ‘Wake Up!’ (2010)

'Wake Up!' by John Legend & The Roots is a collaborative studio album released on September 21, 2010 by GOOD, Columbia.1 . Hard Times (Studio) 2 . Compared To What (Studio) 3 . Wake Up Everybody (w/ Melanie Fiona, Common, Official Video) ) 4 . Wake Up Everybody (Brooklyn) 5 . Little Ghetto Boy (Studio) 6 . Little Ghetto Boy 7 . I Can't Write Left Handed (Live) 8 . I Wish I Knew How It Would…

Tina Turner releases her seventh album : ‘Foreign Affair’ featuring ‘The Best’ and ‘Steamy Windows’ (1989)

Tina Turner's 'Foreign Affair' is her seventh solo album (including the hit song The Best ) released on September 13, 1989 by Capitol.1 . The Best (Official Video) 2 . Undercover Agent For The Blues (Barcelona) 3 . Look Me In The Heart (Official Video) 4 . Can´T Stop Me Loving You (Spanish TV, 1990) 5 . Ask Me How I Feel (Live, 1990) 6 . I Don't Wanna Lose You (Live, 1990) 7 . Foreign Affair…

Bette Midler releases ‘Some People’s Lives,’ her seventh album featuring ‘From a Distance’ (1990)

Bette Midler's 'Some People's Lives' is her seventh studio album (featuring 'From a Distance') released on September 4, 1990 by Atlantic.1 . Some People's ("Experience The Divine", 1993) 2 . Night And Day (Official Video) 3 . From A Distance (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.One More Round (Jessica Harper, Danny Sembello, Allee Willis) - 02:03 . 2.Some People'S Lives (Rhonda Fleming, Janis Ian)…

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…

Verve publish The Mothers of Invention’s debut album : ‘Freak Out!’ (1966)

The Mothers of Invention's 'Freak Out!' is their debut album (one of the first concept rock albums) released on June 27, 1966 by Verve.1 . Who are the brain police Track Listing : 1.Hungry Freaks, Daddy (Frank Zappa) - 03:32 . 2.I Ain'T Got No Heart (Frank Zappa) - 02:34 . 3.Who Are The Brain Police? (Frank Zappa) - 03:25 . 4.Go Cry On Somebody Else'S Shoulder (Frank Zappa, Ray Collins) - 03:43 .…

Bob Marley releases ‘Uprising,’ his last album recorded with the Wailers (1980)

Bob Marley's 'Uprising' is the final studio album recorded with the Wailers and released on June 10, 1980 by Tuff Gong/Island1 . Coming In From The Cold (Dortmund, Germany '80) 2 . Comin In From The Cold (Unplugged) 3 . Bad card 4 . We & Dem (studio rehearsals) 5 . Tuff Gong (studio Kingston Rehearsal, 1980) 6 . Pimper's Paradise 7 . Could you be loved (original video) 8 . Could You Be Loved…

Nonesuch publish Ry Cooder’s twelfth album : ‘Chávez Ravine’ (2005)

Ry Cooder's 'Chávez Ravine' is his twelfth (and a concept and historical) studio album released on June 7, 2005 by Nonesuch.1 . Chavez Ravine 2 . Los Chucos Suaves (Spotlight 29 Casino 1999) 3 . Chinito Chinito (w/ Nick lowe) Track Listing : 1.Poor Man'S Shangri-La (Ry Cooder, William Garcia, Gene Aguilera) - 05:28 . 2.Onda Callejera (David Hidalgo, William Garcia) - 03:50 . 3.Don'T Call Me Red…

Happy Birthday Monty Alexander. ‘The Full Monty’

This day (June 6, 1944), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Monty Alexander, a jazz pianist with a strong Caribbean influence.Tracklist : 1 . RastaMonk Vibrations (2019) 2 . Battle hymn of the Republic/Glory Hallelujah (2018) 3 . Nature Boy / Running Away (2015) 4 . Funji Mama (2012) 5 . Renewal (2011) 6 . w/ Ernest Ranglin, Sly & Robbie - Live In Tokyo (2011) 7 . w/ Harlem Kingston Express - No…

Arista release Whitney Houston’s second album : ‘Whitney’ featuring ‘ I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (1987)

Whitney Houston's ‘Whitney' feat. ' I Wanna Dance With Somebody' is her second studio album released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records.1 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Official Video) 2 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody 3 . Love Will Save The Day 4 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Official Video) 5 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Nelson Mandella Freedom Fest, 1988) 6 . So Emotional (Japan) 7 . So…

Happy Birthday Ronald Isley. ‘Brother Ronald’

This day (May 21, 1941), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Ronald Isley, an American artist and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Aretha Franklin & Dennis Edwards - A Song For You (2013) . Dinner And A Movie (2013) . No More (2010) . Just Came Here To Chill (2009) . The Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze (2005) . & Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling In My Head (2004) . The Isley Brothers…

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…

Mary J. Blige releases her third album ‘Share My World’ featuring ‘Love Is All We Need’ (1997)

Mary J. Blige's 'Share My World' is her third studio album released on April 22, 1997 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Intro (Poke & Tone, Rich Nice) - 01:21 . 2.I Can Love You (Mary J. Blige, Latonya Blige-Dacosta, Rodney Jerkins, Kimberly Jones, Carlos Brody, Mashiem Myrick) - 04:54 . 3.Love Is All We Need (Blige, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Nasir Jones, Rick James) - 04:16 . 4.Round And Round…

We remember vibraphonist Red Norvo. ‘Red Red Swing’

This day ( April 6, 1999), in Santa Monica, California, died Red Norvo, one of jazz's early vibraphonists, known as 'Mr. Swing' Digest Tracklist : w/ Tal Farlow - All Of Me . w/ Benny Carter - After You'Ve Gone (1985) . w/ Billy Butterfield, Tal Farlow,Teddy Wilson - Undecided (1983) . Girl From Ipanema (1974) . w/ Braff Kessel - Lady Be Good (1974) . w/ Benny Goodman - All Star Band 1959 . And…

Happy Birthday Miss Gaga

March 28, 19** - Miss Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta better known as Lady Gaga, American singer is @)_!. Happy Birthday, MissLady Gaga 's 'Joanne' is her fifth studio album released on October 21, 2016 by Streamline / Interscope Records. >> Lady Gaga 's 'Born This Way' is her second studio album released on May 23, 2011 by Interscope Records . >> Lady Gaga 's 'The Fame' feat.…

Stones Throw publish Madvillain’s debut album : ‘Madvillainy’ produced by members MF Doom and Madlib (2004)

Madvillain's 'Madvillainy' is their debut studio album produced by members of the duo, MF Doom and Madlib and released on March 23, 2004 by Stones Throw Records. Track Listing : 1.The Illest Villains (Daniel Dumile, Otis Jackson Jr.) - 01:55 . 2.Accordion (Daniel Dumile, Otis Jackson Jr.) - 01:58 . . 3.Meat Grinder (Daniel Dumile, Otis Jackson Jr.) - 02:11 . . 4.Bistro (Daniel Dumile, Otis…

Kiss release their fourth album : ‘Destroyer’ produced by Bob Ezrin (1976)

Kiss' 'Destroyer' is their fourth studio album produced by Bob Ezrin and released on March 15, 1976 by Casablanca Records.Track Listing : 1.Detroit Rock City (Paul Stanley, Bob Ezrin) - 05:17 . 2.King Of The Night Time World (Paul Stanley, Kim Fowley, Mark Anthony, Bob Ezrin) - 03:19 . 3.God Of Thunder (Paul Stanley) - 04:13 . 4.Great Expectations (Gene Simmons, Bob Ezrin) - 04:24 . 5.Flaming…

Phil Collins releases his debut solo album : ‘Face Value’ featuring ‘In the Air Tonight’ and ‘I Missed Again’ (1981)

Phil Collins' 'Face Value' feat. 'In the Air Tonight' is his debut solo studio album released on February 1981, 13 by Virgin / Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins) - 05:34 . 2.This Must Be Love (Phil Collins) - 03:55 . 3.Behind The Lines (Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins) . 4.The Roof Is Leaking (Phil Collins) - 03:16 . 5.Droned (Phil Collins) - 02:55 .…

This week In New Music Videos (Ladies Only) N°142

Amanda Martinez . Kellylee Evans, Dodie, Paris Jackson, Maíra Baldaia, Skylar Grey, Genelle, Ily, Paloma Mami, Dua Lipa, Angèle, Nubiyan Twist, Cat SFX, OrianthiThey are the performers of the music videos that caught, these past days, our interest and musical or visual liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Amanda Martinez . Kellylee Evans . Libérame More…

Eric Johnson and Mike Stern – Eclectic

Released on October 27, 2014, "Eclectic" is a collaboration album by guitarists Eric Johnson and Mike Stern.Track Listing : 1.Roll With It (Mike Stern) - 05:23 . 2.Remember (Mike Stern) - 06:27 . 3.Benny Man'S Blues (Eric Johnson) - 04:29 . 4.Wishing Well (Mike Stern) - 07:38 . 5.Big Foot (Chris Maresh) - 07:07 . 6.Tidal (Eric Johnson) - 05:27 . 7.You Never Know (Mike Stern) - 06:41 . 8.Dry Ice…