Marvin Gaye records for Tamla, ‘Marvin Gaye Live!’ at Oakland Coliseum in California (1974)

'Marvin Gaye Live!' is his second live album, recorded on January 4, 1974 at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California On June 19, 1974 and released by Tamla Records.Track Listing : 1.Introduction – 0:34 . 2.Overture (Marvin Gaye) - 02:24 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 06:36 . 4.Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)/ Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover) - 04:28 .…

Tamla publish Marvin Gaye’s ‘Trouble Man,’ a soundtrack album (1972)

Marvin Gaye's 'Trouble Man' is a soundtrack album released on December 8, 1972.Track Listing : 1.Main Theme From Trouble Man (2) (Marvin Gaye) - 02:30 . 2.'T' Plays It Cool (Marvin Gaye) - 04:27 . 3.Poor Abbey Walsh (Marvin Gaye) - 04:13 . 4.The Break In (Police Shoot Big) (Marvin Gaye) - 01:57 . 5.Cleo'S Apartment (Marvin Gaye) - 02:10 . 6.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 03:49 . 7.Theme From Trouble…

Columbia release Marvin Gaye’s final album : ‘Midnight Love’ featuring ‘Sexual Healing’ (1982)

Marvin Gaye's 'Midnight Love' is his final album to be released (on October 1, 1982) before his death by Columbia.1 . Sexual Healing (- Official Video) 2 . Turn On Some Music / Just Like Music Track Listing : 1.Midnight Lady (Marvin Gaye) - 05:17 . 2.Sexual Healing (Odell Brown, Gaye, David Ritz) – 3:59 . 3.Rockin' After Midnight (Marvin Gaye) - 06:04 . 4.'Til Tomorrow (Marvin Gaye) - 04:57 .…

Albert, Brian, Hank et al celebrate 50th years of the Stratocaster (2004)

September 24, 2004 - The Crickets, Albert Lee, Brian May, Hank Marvin, Mike Rutherford, Paul Carrack, Jamie Cullum, Paul Rodgers, Joe Walsh, David Gilmour, Phil Manzanera, Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart and many others. They all take part in the "50th Anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster guitar" at the Wembley Arena in London

Marvin Gaye releases ‘What’s Going On,’ his eleventh album featuring ‘Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)’ (1971)

Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' is his eleventh (and the first he produced himself) studio album, released on May 21, 1971 by Tamla Records.Track Listing : 1.What'S Going On (Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo ""Obie"" Benson) - 03:53 . 2.What'S Happening Brother (James Nyx, Marvin Gaye) - 02:43 . 3.Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky) (Marvin Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover) - 03:49 . 4.Save…

We remember Marvin Gaye. ‘I Heard It Through Marvin’

This day ( April 1, 1984), in Los Angeles, California, died Marvin Pentz Gay a.k.a. Marvin Gaye , an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Take This Heart Of Mine . What'S Going On? . How Sweet It Is (1974) . Distant Lover . Heavy Love Affair . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Can I Get A Witness . Let'S Get It On . Pride And Joy . Motown On Showtime (2/6) . Motown On Showtime (3/6)…

Tamla publish Marvin Gaye’s thirteenth album : ‘I Want You’ (1976)

Marvin Gaye's 'I Want You' is his thirteenth studio album released on March 16, 1976 by Tamla.Track Listing : 1.I Want You (Arthur T-Boy Ross, Leon Ware) - 04:35 . 2.Come Live With Me Angel (Jacqueline Hilliard, Leon Ware) - 06:28 . 3.After The Dance (Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware) - 04:21 . 4.Feel All My Love Inside (Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware) - 03:23 . 5.I Wanna Be Where You Are (Arthur T-Boy Ross, Leon…

Happy Birthday Cliff Richard

October 14, 1940 - Today we wish Happy Birthday to English singer, Harry Rodger Webb better known as Cliff Richard and even as Sir Cliff RichardTracklist : 1 . The Young Ones 2 . We Don’t Talk Anymore (Starparade, 11.10.1979) 3 . Mistletoe and Wine 4 . The Young Ones (75th Birthday Concert, Royal Albert Hall, 14 Oct 2015) 5 . Move It (w/ Hank Marvin, The Royal Variety Performance, 25.11.1995) 6 .…

As we wish Mark Knopfler a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Dire Straits at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Dire Straits Video Tracklist : 1 . Sultans Of Swing 2 . Walk Of Life 3 . Brothers In Arms 4 . Money For Nothing 5 . So Far Away 6 . Your Latest Trick 7 . Why Worry 8 . Romeo and Juliet 9 . Calling Elvis 10 . Private Investigations 11 . Tunnel Of Love 12 . Once…

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…

Anita O’Day records ‘Waiter, Make Mine Blues,’ an album for Verve (1961)

Anita O'Day's 'Waiter, Make Mine Blues' is an album recorded on August 1, October 4 and 7, 1960 and released in April 1961 By Verve Records.1 . That Old Feeling 2 . Stella By Starlight Track Listing : 1.That Old Feeling (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) - 02:31 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:42 . 3.The Thrill Is Gone (Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) - 02:16 . 4.Detour Ahead (Lou Carter, Ray…

Island publish ‘Survival’ by Bob Marley & The Wailers featuring ‘One Drop’ (1979)

'Survival' by Bob Marley & The Wailers is a roots reggae album released on October 2, 1979 by Island/Tuff Gong.1 . So Much Trouble In The World (w/ The Wailers ) 2 . Zimbabwe (Santa Barbara, 1979) 3 . Africa Unite (Santa Barbara, 1979) 4 . One Drop (Santa Barbara, 1979) 5 . Ride Natty Ride (Santa Barbara, 1979) 6 . Ambush In The Night (Santa Barbara, 1979) Track Listing : 1.So Much…

Jay-Z releases his third album : ‘Vol 2 … Hard Knock Life’ (1998)

Jay-Z's 'Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life' is his third studio album released on September 29, 1998 by Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam 1 . Jigga What, Jigga Who 2 . Money, Cash, Hoes (w/ DMX) 3 . Can I Get A... (w/ Amil & Ja Rule, Official Video) 4 . Money Ain'T A Thang (w/ Jermaine Dupri) 5 . Money Ain'T A Thang (w/JD, So So Def 20th Anniversary, 2013) 6 . Hard Knock Life (Live) Track Listing : 1.Intro…

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…

New Edition release their sixth album : ‘Home Again’ featuring ‘Hit Me Off’ and ‘I’m Still in Love With You’ (1996)

New Edition's 'Home Again' is the sixth studio album featuring Bobby Brown and released on September 10, 1996 by MCA Records.1 . Hit Me Off (Official Video) 2 . Something About You 3 . One More Day 4 . I'm Still In Love With You (Official Video) 5 . Home Again (Live, 5/25/2012) 6 . I'm Still In Love With You Track Listing : 1.Oh, Yeah, It Feels So Good (Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe, James Harris Iii,…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

Bizarre/Reprise release Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Waka Jawaka’ (1972)

Frank Zappa's 'Waka Jawaka' is an album released on July 5, 1972 by Bizarre/Reprise.1 . Big Swifty (1/2, 1988, Stockholm) 2 . Big Swifty (2/2, 1988, Stockholm) Track Listing : 1.Big Swifty (Frank Zappa) - 17:22 . 2.Your Mouth (Frank Zappa) - 03:12 . 3.It Just Might Be A One-Shot Deal (Frank Zappa) - 04:16 . 4.Waka/Jawaka (Frank Zappa) - 11:18 Cal SchenkelALSO READ @ FacebookLambiek…

EMI publish D’Angelo’s debut album : ‘Brown Sugar’ featuring ‘Lady’ (1995)

D'Angelo's 'Brown Sugar' is his debut album (that was going to spend 65 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart) released on July 3, 1995 by EMI.1 . Brown Sugar (Official Video) 2 . Jonz In My Bonz (Paris Zénith, 2012) 3 . Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine (Official Video) 4 . Cruisin' (Official Video) 5 . Lady (Official Video) 6 . Lady (w/ Spanky, Saadiq, Ali Shaheed & ?uestlove) 7 . Higher…

Maverick Records publish Me’shell Ndegeocello’s ‘Peace Beyond Passion’ (1996)

Me'shell Ndegeocello's 'Peace Beyond Passion' is an album produced by David Gamson and released on June 25, 1996 by Maverick Records.1 . Leviticus Faggot 2 . Leviticus Faggot Track Listing : 1.The Womb (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 01:25 . 2.The Way (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:58 . 3.Deuteronomy: Niggerman (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:01 . 4.Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart (Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Torri…

Gordy release The Temptations’ fourth studio album : ‘Gettin’ Ready’ featuring ‘Ain’t Too Proud to Beg’ (1966)

The Temptations 'Gettin' Ready' is their fourth studio album marking their transition between Smokey Robinson to Norman Whitfield as producers and released on June 15, 1966 by Gordy.1 . Ain't too proud to beg 2 . GET READY Track Listing : 1.Say You (Robert Dobyne, Charles Jones, Robert Staunton) - 02:30 . 2.Little Miss Sweetness (Smokey Robinson) - 03:09 . 3.Ain'T Too Proud To Beg (Eddie…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.Tracklist : 1 .…

Santana release ‘Supernatural,’ their seventeenth album featuring ‘Maria, Maria’ (1999)

Santana's 'Supernatural' feat. 'Maria, Maria' is their seventeenth (and most successful ) album released on June 14, 1999 by Arista.1 . Supernatural (Da Le) Yaleo Live 2 . Love of My Life (w/ Dave Matthews) 3 . Everlast & Put Your Lights On (Live) 4 . Africa Bamba (Official Video) 5 . Africa bamba (Viña del mar 2009) 6 . Do u like the way (w/ Laurynn Hill, Cee lo= 7 . Maria Maria (w/ The…

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…

Island release ‘Exodus,’ Bob Marley & The Wailers’ ninth album featuring ‘Natural Mystic’ (1977)

'Exodus' by Bob Marley & The Wailers is their ninth studio album released on June 3, 1977 by Island.1 . The Heathen (The Rainbow Theatre, London, 1977) Track Listing : 1.Natural Mystic (Bob Marley) - 03:31 . 2.So Much Things To Say (Bob Marley) - 03:08 . 3.Guiltiness (Bob Marley) - 03:20 . 4.The Heathen (Bob Marley) - 02:32 . 5.Exodus (Bob Marley) - 07:38 . 6.Jamming (Bob Marley) - 03:32 .…

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…

Atlantic record the first sessions of ‘Ray Charles,’ his debut album (1953)

'Ray Charles' is his debut album recorded between May 17, 1953 and November 27, 1956, released in 1957 (and re-released as 'Hallelujah I Love Her So' in 1962) by Atlantic .Track Listing : 1.Ain'T That Love (Ray Charles) - 02:51 . 2.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) - 03:21 . 3.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:06 . 4.Sinner'S Prayer (Lloyd Glenn, Lowell Fulson) - 03:24 . 5.Funny (But I…

T-Neck Records release The Isley Brothers’fourteenth album : ‘Harvest for the World’ (1976)

The Isley Brothers' 'Harvest for the World' is their fourteenth album released on May 4, 1976 by T-Neck Records.Track Listing : 1.Harvest For The World (Prelude) (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 02:11 . 2.Harvest For The World (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 03:51 . 3.People Of Today…

John Coltrane records ‘Giant Steps’ for Atlantic Records (1959)

John Coltrane's 'Giant Steps' is his fifth studio album as leader recorded on May 4–5, 1959 & December 2, 1959 and released on January 27, 1960 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Giant Steps (John Coltrane) - 04:43 . 2.Cousin Mary (John Coltrane) - 05:45 . 3.Countdown (John Coltrane) - 02:21 . 4.Spiral (John Coltrane) - 05:56 . 5.Syeeda'S Song Flute (John Coltrane) - 07:00 . 6.Naima (John…

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…

Anti release the first Tom Waits in six years : ‘Mule Variations’ (1999)

Tom Waits' 'Mule Variations' is his twelfth (his first in six years) studio album released on April 16, 1999 by Anti. Track Listing : 1.Big In Japan (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) - 04:05 . 2.Lowside Of The Road (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) - 02:59 . 3.Hold On (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) - 05:33 . 4.Get Behind The Mule (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) - 06:52 . 5.House Where Nobody Lives (Tom…

We wish Happy Birthday to Diana Ross. ‘La Ross’

This day (March 26, 1944), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Diana (Ernestine Earl) Ross a.k.a. Diana Ross , an American singer, who was lead singer of The Supremes.Digest Tracklist : If We Hold on Together (2019) . I'm Coming Out-Ain't No Mountain High Enough (2017) . Baby Love/Stop! In the Name of Love (2015) . More TODAY Than Yesterday (2007) . Interview (2004) . Touch Me In The Morning (1998) .…

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album : ‘Naughty’ produced By Arif Mardin (1980)

Chaka Khan's 'Naughty' is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) - 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) - 04:14 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Take You Away (Deborah Ash, Bill…

Island publish ‘Kaya’ recorded in London by Bob Marley and the Wailers (1978)

'Kaya' by Bob Marley and the Wailers is an album recorded in London and released on March 23, 1978 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Easy Skanking (Bob Marley) - 02:53 . 2.Kaya (Bob Marley) - 03:15 . 3.Is This Love (Bob Marley) - 03:52 . 4.Sun Is Shining (Bob Marley) - 04:58 . 5.Satisfy My Soul (Bob Marley) - 04:30 . 6.She'S Gone (Bob Marley) - 02:25 . 7.Misty Morning (Bob Marley) - 03:32 . 8.Crisis…

Happy Birthday Jorge Ben. ‘Parabéns! Mas Que Todos, Jorge’

This day (March 22, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes a.k.a. Jorge Ben Jor , a Brazilian popular musician.Tracklist : Taj Mahal (2019) . São Valentin (2018) . Psicodália (2018) . País Tropical @ Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony . Zumbi / Bebete Vambora / Take It Easey My Brother Charles (2014) . Mas Que Nada (2012) . w/ Lucio Dalla - Mas Que Nada (2007) . Que…

Stevie Wonder releases ‘Conversation Peace,’ his twenty second album (1995)

Stevie Wonder's 'Conversation Peace' is his twenty second album released on March 21, 1995 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.Rain Your Love Down (Stevie Wonder) - 06:08 . 2.Edge Of Eternity (Stevie Wonder) - 06:01 . 3.Taboo To Love (Stevie Wonder) - 04:25 . 4.Take The Time Out (Stevie Wonder) - 05:05 . 5.I'M New (Stevie Wonder) - 05:41 . 6.My Love Is With You (Stevie Wonder) - 05:54 . 7.Treat Myself…

This week In Soul Artists 11/52

Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind, Fire, Sly, the Family Stone, Quincy Jones, will.i.am, Donna Summer, Barry Manilow, Aaron Neville, Soulive, Gil Scot, Etta James . Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Sam Cooke. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Marvin Gaye . All The Way Around Lifted from : Tamla…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Reptile,’ his fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston (2001)

Eric Clapton's 'Reptile' is the fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston and The Impressions and released on March 13, 2001 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Reptile (Eric Clapton) - 03:26 . 2.Got You On My Mind (Joe Thomas, Howard Briggs) - 04:30 . 3.Travelin' Light (J. J. Cale) - 04:17 . 4.Believe In Life (Eric Clapton) - 05:05 . 5.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:55 . 6.Broken Down…