Elton John releases ‘Too Low for Zero,’ his seventeenth album featuring ‘I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues’ and ‘I’m Still Standing’ (1983)

Elton John's 'Too Low for Zero' is his seventeenth studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on May 30, 1983 by Geffen / Rocket1 . Cold As Christmas (Sydney with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra 1986) 2 . I'm Still Standing 3 . Too Low For Zero (Live) 4 . I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues 5 . I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues 6 . Crystal (Sydney, Australia 1984) 7 . Kiss The…

‘Queen II’ is (you guessed it) Queen’s second studio album (1974)

'Queen II' is their second studio album co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Robin Cable and released on March 8, 1974 by EMI / Parlophone / Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Procession (Brian May) - 01:12 . 2.Father To Son (Brian May) - 06:14 . 3.White Queen (Brian May) - 04:34 . 4.Some Day One Day (Brian May) - 04:23 . 5.The Loser In The End (Roger Taylor) - 04:02 . 6.Ogre Battle (Freddie Mercury)…

‘Duetos Brasileiros’ gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.

Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa - whose birthday is today, "Duetos Brasileiros" gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom Jobim, João Gilberto, Bebel…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 51/52

T. Rex, The Clash, KISS, Steve Miller Band, Grand Funk Railroad, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Lou Reed, Black Sabbath, The Guess Who, The Alan Parsons Project, Genesis, Faces

We remember Carmen Mcrae. ‘Carmen, Still Glowing’

This day (November 10, 1994), in Beverly Hills, California, died Carmen McRae, an American jazz singer.Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight 2 . Guess Who I Saw TODAY, Gonna Look My Heart 3 . Body & Soul 4 . Miss Otis Regrets 1980 5 . The Man I Love 6 . That Old Black Magic 7 . Round Midnight Carmen Mcrae Top 10 : How Long Has This Been Going On . When I Fall In Love . Exactly Like You . You Took…

Happy Birthday Lenny Kravitz. ‘American Showman’

This day (May 26, 1964), in Manhattan, New York, is born Leonard Albert Kravitz better known as Lenny Kravitz, American singer & songwriter Digest Tracklist : Let Love Rule . Be . Freedom Train (Roskilde Festival, 1990) . It ain’t over til its over (Peters Popshow, 1991) . Are you gonna go my way (Pinkpop, 1993) . Rock And Roll is Dead (1995) . Mr. Cab Driver . w/ Vanessa Paradis - Silver…

Happy Birthday Angus Young. The perfect day for a ‘AC/DC at their Best’

As we wish, today, guitarist Angus Young a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : AC/DC CREDITSPhoto : VladimirAudio : Back in Black . Highway to Hell . You Shook Me All Night Long . Thunderstruck . Hells Bells . Shoot to Thrill . T.N.T. . Have a Drink on Me . Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap . What Do You Do for Money Honey . Video : Thunderstruck . Back In Black .…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 09/52

Patti Smith . Rickie Lee Jones, James Taylor, Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith, The Guess Who, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Soft Machine, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 354 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Patti Smith . Because The Night Lifted from : atti Smith releases…

Happy Birthday Justin Timberlake. ‘The Justin Case’

This day (January 31, 1981), in Memphis, Tennessee,, is born Justin Randall Timberlake simply known as Justin Timberlake, American singer and actorTracklist : MMC7 (w/ Shanice, Ilana Miller & JC Chasez) . I Want You Back (w/ NSYNC) . Bye Bye Bye (w/ NSYNC) . Like I Love You . Cry Me A River . Rock Your Body . Senorita (Grammy Awards, 2004) . I'm Lovin' It . What Goes Around...Comes Around .…

We remember Nancy Wilson. ‘Today, Tomorrow, Forever, Miss Nancy’

This day (December 13, 2018), in Pioneertown, California, died Nancy Wilsonan American singer of blues, jazz, cabaret and pop; a 'consummate actress' and 'the complete entertainer.'Tracklist : 1 . Teach Me Tonight (1982) 2 . At The Patton College 125Th Anniversary Gala 3 . For Once In My Life/This Girl Is A Woman Now/Beginning To See The Light (1971) 4 . When October Goes (2010) 5 . Don'T Go To…

4AD publish Deerhunter’s fifth album : ‘Halcyon Digest’ (2010)

Deerhunter's 'Halcyon Digest' is their fifth studio album co-produced with Ben H. Allen and released on September 28, 2010 by 4AD1 . Earthquake / Neon Junkyard 2 . Don't Cry (Primavera Sound, Barcelona, 2013) 3 . Don't Cry (Pitchfork Festival) 4 . Best Kept Secret (2018) 5 . Revival (Primavera Sound, 2013/05/23) 6 . Sailing / Take Care / What Happens To People (Le Guess Who?, 2019) 7 . Sailing…

Atlantic Records publish Mike Stern’s third album : ‘Time in Place’ (1987)

Mike Stern's 'Time in Place' is his third studio album recorded during December 1987 with among others Peter Erskine, Don Alias and Michael Brecker and released in 1988 by Atlantic Records.1 . Chromazone Parte 1 (w/ Yellowjackets, Teatro Oriente) Track Listing : 1.Gossip (Mike Stern) - 05:59 . 2.Time In Place (Mike Stern) - 06:49 . 3.Before You Go (Mike Stern) - 05:31 . 4.No Notice (Mike…

Diana Krall starts the recording of her first live album : ‘Live in Paris’ (2001)

Diana Krall's 'Live in Paris' is her first live album recorded on November 29 & December 2, 2001 at Theatre de L'Olympia in Paris and released on October 1, 2002 By Verve.1 . I Love Being Here With You (Paris) 2 . Let's Fall In Love. 3 . Deed I Do 4 . Look Of Love (Paris) 5 . Devil May Care 6 . Maybe You'll Be There 7 . It's Wonderfull (Paris) Track Listing : 1.I Love Being Here With You…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Get Up with It’ (1974)

Miles Davis' 'Get Up with It' is an album (his last before a five years retirement) collecting tracks recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on November 22, 1974 by Columbia.1 . Honky Tonk (Oslo, 1971) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia 1970) 3 . Calypso Frelimo 4 . Calypso Frelimo (10/27/73, Stockholm) 5 . Electric 73 Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) - 32:05 . 2.Maiysha…

Barking Pumpkin publish ‘Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’ (1985)

Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention' is an album released as a protest against warning stickers on albums on November 21, 1985 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . We're Turning Again (Live) 2 . Alien Orifice (Palladium, NY, Halloween, 1981) 3 . Porn Wars Track Listing : 1.We'Re Turning Again (Frank Zappa) - 04:55 . 2.Alien Orifice (Frank Zappa) - 04:03 . 3.Yo Cats (Frank Zappa, Tommy Mars) .…

Mercury publish ‘Strong Persuader’ by The Robert Cray Band, Cray’s fifth album (1986)

The Robert Cray Band's 'Strong Persuader' is Cray's fifth studio album produced by Bruce Bromberg and Dennis Walker and released on November 17, 1986 by Mercury / Hightone1 . Smoking Gun 2 . Smoking Gun 3 . I Guess I Showed Her 4 . Guess I Showed Her (Teatro Vorterix, Buenos Aires, 28/07/2019) 5 . Right Next Door 6 . Right Next Door (Live) 7 . Nothin' But A Woman 8 . Nothin But A Woman (Teatro…

Frank Sinatra records ‘A Swingin’ Affair!’ an album with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor (1956)

Frank Sinatra's 'A Swingin' Affair!' is his twelfth studio album recorded between November 15 and 28, 1956 with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor and released in 1957 by Capitol.1 . Night & Day 2 . Lonesome Road ("Frank Sinatra TV Show," 1957) Track Listing : 1.Night And Day (Cole Porter) - 03:58 . 2.I Wish I Were In Love Again (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 02:27 . 3.I Got Plenty…

Linda Ronstadt releases her fifth album : ‘Heart Like a Wheel’ featuring ‘When Will I Be Loved’ (1974)

Linda Ronstadt's 'Heart Like a Wheel' is her fifth solo studio album produced by Peter Asher and released in November 1974 by Capitol Records.1 . You're No Good (Live, 1976 "Reelin' In The Years Archives") 2 . Guess It Doesn't Matter Anymore (1976, Offenbach, Germany) 3 . Faithless Love (Atlanta, 1977) 4 . Heart Like A Wheel (1976, Offenbach, Germany) 5 . Heart Like A Wheel (w/ Kate And Anna…

Joe Satriani releases his third album : ‘Flying in a Blue Dream’ (1989)

Joe Satriani's 'Flying in a Blue Dream' is his third studio album released on October 30, 1989 by Relativity Records.1 . Flying In A Blue Dream (Guitar Center) 2 . The Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing (Lesson) 3 . Strange (Live, 2005) 4 . Big Bad Moon 5 . The Feeling (w/ Jonathan Mover) Track Listing : 1.Flying In A Blue Dream (Joe Satriani) - 05:23 . 2.The Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing…

John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. 1 . Good Morning 2 . Green Light (w/ André 3000, Official Video) 3 . Green Light (on "Letterman") 4 . Everybody Knows (Official Video) 5 . Everybody Knows (Live) 6 . This Time (NBC) 7 . Good Morning 8 . If You´Re Out There…

Buddy Guy releases his twenty sixth album : ‘Living Proof’ (2010)

Buddy Guy's 'Living Proof' is his twenty sixth (and his highest charting) studio album released on October 25, 2010 by Silvertone, Jive.1 . Stay Around A Little Longer (w/ B.B. King, Official Video) 2 . 74 Years Young 3 . 74 Years Young (2013, Red Rock Colorado) 4 . Living Proof (2-22-13, The Klein Bridgeport, CT) 5 . 74 Years Young / Let The Door Knob Hit Ya (BB King Blues Club, NYC,…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Like Someone in Love’ with a studio orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Like Someone in Love' is a studio album rrecorded on October 15 & 28, 1957 with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol and released the same year by Verve.1 . There's A Lull In My Life 2 . More Than You Know (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . Like Someone In Love (w/ Andre Previn) Track Listing : 1.There'S A Lull In My Life (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 03:23 .…

Cadet publish Muddy Waters’ album : ‘Electric Mud’ (1968)

Muddy Waters's 'Electric Mud' is a studio album released on October 5, 1968 by Cadet.1 . I Just Wanna Make Love To You (w/ John Lee Hooker, Johnny Winter) 2 . Hoochie Coochie Man 3 . Hoochie Coochie Man (Newport, 1960) 4 . Mannish Boy 5 . Mannish Boy (w/ The Rolling Stones, Checkerboard Lounge) Track Listing : 1.I Just Want To Make Love To You (Willie Dixon) - 04:19 . 2.I'M Your Hoochie…

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,…

Katie Melua releases ‘Piece By Piece,’ her second album featuring ‘Nine Million Bicycles’ (2005)

Katie Melua's 'Piece By Piece' is her second album released on September 26 , 2005 by Dramatico.1 . Shy Boy 2 . Shy Boy ("Avo Session") 3 . Nine Million Bicycles 4 . Nine Million Bicycles (2005, Live) 5 . Halfway Up The Hindu Kush (Live, NSJ) 6 . Blues In The Night ("Avo Session") 7 . Spiders Web 8 . Thank You Stars 9 . Thank You Stars 10 . Just Like Heaven 11 . Just Like Heaven 12 . I Cried For…

Geffen publish Beck’s fifth album : ‘Sea Change’ produced by Nigel Godrich (2002)

Beck's 'Sea Change' is his fifth official studio album produced by (radiohead producer) Nigel Godrich and released on September 24, 2002 by Geffen.1 . The Golden Age (Official Video) 2 . Guess I'm Doin' Fine 3 . Lonesome Tears (Official Video) 4 . Lost Cause 5 . Already Dead (Paris, 2013) 6 . Sunday Sun (on "Letterman") 7 . Sunday Sun ("Unplugged") Track Listing : 1.The Golden Age (Beck…

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…

Earth, Wind & Fire release ‘Illumination,’ their nineteenth album (2005)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Illumination' is their nineteenth album recorded with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Kenny G, Kelly Rowland, will.i.am and Brian McKnight and released on September 20, 2005 by Sanctuary.1 . The Way You Move Track Listing : 1.Lovely People (Keith Harris, Will.I.Am) - 04:28 . 2.Pure Gold (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Tony L. Tolbert, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) -…

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Guilty Pleasures’ recorded with Barry Gibb (2005)

Barbra Streisand's 'Guilty Pleasures' is an album (and follow-up to 1980 'Guilty') recorded with Barry Gibb and released on September 20, 2005 by Columbia.1 . Stranger In A Strange Land 2 . Letting Go Track Listing : 1.Come Tomorrow With Barry Gibb (Ashley Gibb, Barry Gibb, Stephen Gibb) - 05:01 . 2.Stranger In A Strange Land (Ashley Gibb, Barry Gibb, Stephen Gibb) - 04:50 . 3.Hideaway (Ashley…

Hiromi Uehara records her debut album : ‘Another Mind’ for Telarc Jazz (2002)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Another Mind' is her debut album recorded between September 16 and 18, 2002 and released on April 22, 2003 by Telarc Jazz.1 . Xyz 2 . Truth And Lies (2012/05/26) 3 . Dancando No Paraiso 4 . Dancando No Paraiso 5 . The Tom And Jerry Show Track listing : 1.XYZ (Hiromi Uehara) - 05:37 . 2.Double Personality (Hiromi Uehara) - 11:57 . 3.Summer Rain (Hiromi Uehara) - 06:07 . 4.Joy…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Fourplay,’ their debut album Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James (1991)

'Fourplay' is their eponymous debut album (featuring Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James) released on September 17, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Bali Run (w/ Lee Ritenour, Blue Note Tokyo '91) 2 . Bali Run (w/ Larry Carlton, 2000) 3 . Bali Run (Tokyo Jazz, 2008) 4 . 101 Eastbound 5 . 101 Eastbound 6 . Max O Man 7 . Max O Man (Blue Note, Tokyo, 1991) 8 . After The Dance…

We remember Stanley Turrentine. ‘Mister T. (Like Tenor)’

This day (September 12, 2000), in New York City, died Stanley Turrentine, an American jazz tenor saxophonist who began his prolific career with blues and rhythm and blues bands, and was at first greatly influenced by Illinois Jacquet.Tracklist : 1 . Sugar (1989) 2 . w/ Billy Taylor & Gary Burton – Live in Pittsburgh 3 . Don’t Mess With Mr. T 4 . w/ Michael Brecker, Bill Evans, Ernie Watts –…

Robert Cray releases ‘Live From Across The Pond,’ his first live album recorded at Royal Albert Hall in London (2006)

Robert Cray's 'Live From Across The Pond' is his first live album released on September 12, 2006 by Vanguard Records.1 . Poor Johnny 2 . Phone Booth 3 . The Last Time (I Get Burned Like This) 4 . Right Next Door (Because Of Me) 5 . Right Next Door 6 . The Things You Do To Me (Béjar, Sa, 13/07/2013]) 7 . Twenty (Crossroads, 2007) 8 . Twenty 9 . Back Door Slam 10 . Back Door Slam 11 . Time Makes…

Happy Birthday Jose Feliciano. ‘Feliz Feliciano’

This day (September 10, 1945), in Lares, Puerto Rico, is born Jose Feliciano, a Puerto Rican singer and guitarist .Tracklist : 1 . w/ Ricchi e Poveri - Che sarà (2021) 2 . Love Is Here To Stay (2019) 3 . Living In A World (2017) 4 . Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (2015) 5 . Medley (2014) 6 . w/ Arisa – Che Sarà (2012) 7 . California Dreamin’ 8 . w/ Ricky Martin, Carlos Santana – Light My Fire 9 . w/…