Columbia publish Miles Davis album : ‘E.S.P.’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1965)

Miles Davis 'E.S.P.' is the first album recorded with his second great quintet featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams and released in November 1965 by Columbia.1 . Agitation (1967) 2 . Tribute To Miles (1992, NSJF) 3 . Tribute To Miles / Little One (1992 North Sea Jazz) Track Listing : 1.E.S.P. (Wayne Shorter) - 05:27 . 2.Eighty-One (Ron Carter, Miles Davis) -…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Smiles’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1966)

Miles Davis' 'Miles Smiles' is an album recorded on October 24 & 25, 1966 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams and released in January 1967 by Columbia.1 . Footprints (Stadthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany, 11-7-67) 2 . Footprints 3 . Gingerbread Boy (1967) Track Listing : 1.Orbits (Wayne Shorter) - 04:37 . 2.Circle (Miles Davis) - 05:52 . 3.Footprints (Wayne Shorter)…

Joe Williams records an album with the Count Basie Orchestra and it is called …’Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings’ (1955)

'Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings' is an album by Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra recorded on July 26, 1955 and Jun 27, 1956 and released the same year by Verve.1 . Every Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) 2 . Well Alright ,Okay,You WinJ (w/ Joe Williams) 3 . All right Okay You Win 4 . Ever Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues…

Pat Metheny releases ‘Unity Band’ recorded with Chris Potter, Ben Williams and Antonio Sánchez (2012)

Pat Metheny's 'Unity Band' is a studio album recorded with Chris Potter, Ben Williams and Antonio Sánchez and released on June 12, 2012 by Nonesuch.1 . This Belongs To You (The Unity Sessions) Track Listing : 1.New Year (Pat Metheny) - 07:37 . 2.Roofdogs (Pat Metheny) - 05:33 . 3.Come And See (Pat Metheny) - 08:28 . 4.This Belongs To You (Pat Metheny) - 05:20 . 5.Leaving Town (Pat Metheny) -…

Hank, Kacey, Miranda et al celebrate Merle Haggard (2017)

April 6, 2017 - Hank Williams Jr., Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Avett Brothers, Dierks Bentley, Jamey Johnson, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Keith Richards and more. They all take part in the Merle Haggard Tribute at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN

Herbie Hancock records his second album ‘My Point of View’ with 17 years old Tony Williams (1963)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'My Point of View' is his second album recorded on March 19, 1963 with among others a 17 years old Tony Williams and released the same year by Blue Note . Track Listing : 1.Blind Man, Blind Man (Herbie Hancock) - 08:19 . 2.A Tribute To Someone (Herbie Hancock) - 08:45 . 3.King Cobra (Herbie Hancock) - 06:55 . 4.The Pleasure Is Mine (Herbie Hancock) - 04:03 . 5.And What If I…

This week In Male Balladeers 23/52

Father John Misty, Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Chris Isaak, Glen Hansard, Elvis Presley, Jon Bon Jovi, Jake Bugg, Mel Torme, Mick Hucknall, Hank Williams Jr., Boz Scaggs

Happy Birthday Kid Rock

January 17, 1971 - Robert James Ritchie better known as Kid Rock, American singer and songwriter is 51. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Only God Knows Why 2 . Picture (w/ Sheryl Crow) 3 . All Summer Long 4 . Born Free 5 . Cowboy 6 . Redneck Paradise (w/ Hank Williams Jr.) 7 . Bawitdaba 8 . First Kiss 9 . Po-Dunk 10 . American Bad Ass 11 . You Never Met A Motherfucker Quite Like Me 12 .…

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson. ‘Simple Nelson’

This day (April 29, 1933), in Abbott, Texas, U.S., is born Willie Hugh Nelson a.k.a Willie Nelson, American singer, songwriter and activistDigest Tracklist : Hello Walls . Mr. Record Man (1969) . Bloody Mary Morning (Austin City Limits, 1974) . If You’ve Got The Money Honey (1977) . Live Medley (w/ Bee Gees, Glen Campbell, 1979) . Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Midnight Special 1980) . Somewhere…

Virgin publish Ben Harper’s debut album : ‘Welcome to the Cruel World’ (1994)

Ben Harper's 'Welcome to the Cruel World' is his debut album released on February 8, 1994 by Virgin.1 . Whipping Boy 2 . Whipping Boy (Acoustic) 3 . Waiting On An Angel (Live) 4 . Waiting On An Angel (Live Acoustic) 5 . Pleasure & Pain (w/ Tom Freund, Villafranca, 2011) 6 . Walk Away (Fes, Morocco) 7 . Walk Away (Live) Ben Harper - Welcome to the Cruel World Track Listing : 1.The…

Ray Charles begins the recording of ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music’ featuring ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’ and ‘You Don’t Know Me’ (1962)

Ray Charles' 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music' is a studio album recorded between February 5 & 15, 1962 and released in April 1962 by ABC-Paramount.1 . Bye Bye Love 2 . You Don't Know Me 3 . You Don't Know Me (Live) 4 . Just A Little Lovin' 5 . I Can't Stop Loving You 6 . I Can't Stop Loving You Ray Charles - Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Track Listing : 1.Bye Bye…

Fleetwood Mac release their eleventh album ‘Rumours’ featuring ‘Go Your Own Way,’ ‘Dreams,’ ‘Don’t Stop’ and ‘You Make Loving Fun’…

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' feat. 'Go Your Own Way' and 'Don't Stop' is their eleventh (and their best selling to date) studio album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros.1 . Second Hand News 2 . Second Hand News (1978) 3 . Don't Stop 4 . Go Your Own Way ("Dance Tour," 1997) 5 . The Chain (Live, 1979) 6 . The Chain (Live, 1982) 7 . You Make Loving Fun 8 . You Make Loving Fun (w/…

Pearl Jam release their fifth album : ‘Yield’ featuring ‘Given to Fly’ (1998)

Pearl Jam's 'Yield' is their fifth studio album released on February 3, 1998 by Epic. 1 . Do The Evolution ("Live From Monkeywrench Radio") 2 . Do The Evolution ("Late Show With David Letterman") Pearl Jam - Yield Track Listing : 1.Brain Of J. (Eddie Vedder,Mike Mccready) - 02:59 . 2.Faithfull (Eddie Vedder, Mike Mccready) - 04:18 . 3.No Way (Stone Gossard) - 04:19 . 4.Given To Fly (Mike…

Sam Cooke records his tenth album : ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ for RCA (1961)

Sam Cooke's 'Twistin' the Night Away' is his tenth studio album (and one of his most successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCA1 . Twistin' The Night Away (Live, 1963) Sam Cooke - Twistin' the Night Away Track Listing : 1.Twistin' The Night Away (Sam Cooke) - 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) - 02:16 . 3.Twistin' In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam Cooke) - 02:08…

AC/DC release their tenth album : ‘Blow Up Your Video’ featuring ‘Heatseeker’ (1987)

AC/DC's 'Blow Up Your Video' is their tenth album recorded in France during summer 1987 and released on January 18, 1988 by Albert.1 . Heatseeker (Official Video) 2 . Heatseeker (Donington, 8/17/91) 3 . That's The Way I Wanna Rock 'N' Roll (Official Video) 4 . Nick Of Time (Hamilton, 1988) Track Listing : 1.Heatseeker (Malcolm Young, Angus Young, Brian Johnson) - 03:50 . 2.That'S The Way I Wanna…

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ an album for Verve (1961)

Anita O'Day's 'Trav'lin' Light' is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve.1 . Trav'lin' Light Track Listing : 1.Trav'Lin' Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) - 03:58 . 3.Don'T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) - 03:12 .…

Warner Bros. publish Randy Newman’s seventh album : ‘Trouble in Paradise’ featuring ‘I Love L.A.’ (1983)

Randy Newman's 'Trouble in Paradise' is his seventh album released on January 17, 1983 by Warner Bros.1 . I Love L.A. (Official Video) 2 . Christmas In Capetown 3 . My Life Is Good Track Listing : 1.I Love L.A. (Randy Newman) - 03:29 . 2.Christmas In Capetown (Randy Newman) - 04:21 . 3.The Blues (Randy Newman) - 03:01 . 4.Same Girl (Randy Newman) - 02:53 . 5.Mikey'S (Randy Newman) - 02:10 . 6.My…

Reprise publish Ry Cooder’s second album : ‘Into the Purple Valley’ (1972)

Ry Cooder's 'Into the Purple Valley' is his second studio album released in January 1972 by Reprise.1 . Vigilante Man (Live, 1973) Track Listing : 1.How Can You Keep Moving (Unless You Migrate Too) (Agnes Sis Cunningham) - 02:25 . 2.Billy The Kid (Traditional, Ry Cooder) - 03:45 . 3.Money Honey (Jesse Stone) - 03:28 . 4.Fdr In Trinidad (Fitz Maclean) - 03:01 . 5.Teardrops Will Fall (Dickey Doo,…

Muddy Waters releases his thirteenth album : ‘I’m Ready’ produced by Johnny Winter (1978)

Muddy Waters' 'I'm Ready' is his thirteenth (and second produced by Johnny Winter) studio album released in January 1978 by Blue Sky,Track Listing : 1.I'M Ready (Willie Dixon) - 03:26 . 2.33 Years (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:20 . 3.Who Do You Trust (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:00 . 4.Copper Brown (Mckinley Morganfield) - 04:58 . 5.I'M Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 03:59 . 6.Mamie…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.1 . Nothing's Gonna Change 2 . Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You (Java Jazz Festival, 2011) 3 . Beyond The Sea (Montreux, 1986) 4 . 20/20 (Montreux, 1986) Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) -…

Tori Amos releases her debut album : ‘Little Earthquakes’ featuring ‘Silent All These Years’, ‘China’, ‘Winter’ and ‘Crucify’ (1992)

Tori Amos''Little Earthquakes' is her debut solo album featuring 'Silent All These Years', 'China', 'Winter' and 'Crucify' and released in England on January 6, 1992 by East West/ Atlantic.1 . Crucify (Official Video) 2 . Silent All These Years (Official Video) 3 . Silent All These Years (Montreux 1991/1992) 4 . Silent All These Years 5 . Precious Things 6 . Precious Things (Montreux, 1991) 7 .…

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…

Geffen publish Mary J. Blige’s eighth album : ‘Growing Pains’ featuring ‘Just Fine’ (2007)

Mary J. Blige's 'Growing Pains' is her eighth studio album released on December 18, 2007 by Geffen Records. 1 . Work That 2 . Work That 3 . Just Fine ("The Neighborhood Ball:An Inauguration Celebration") 4 . Just Fine (Official Video) 5 . Just Fine (w/ Lil' Mama) 6 . Feel Like A Woman 7 . Stay Down (Official Video) 8 . Til The Morning (Official Video) 9 . Smoke (Official Video) 10 . Come To Me…

Duke Ellington records with an orchestra, ‘Masterpieces by Ellington’ for Columbia (1951)

Duke Ellington's 'Masterpieces by Ellington' is an album recorded on December 18, 1950 with an orchestra and released in 1951 by Columbia.1 . Mood Indigo 2 . Sophisticated Lady (w/ Willie Smith, 1952) 3 . Solitude (w/ Jimmy Grissom ) Track Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) - 15:27 . 2.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 11:29…

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership Connection’ (1975)

Parliament's 'Mothership Connection' is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records.1 . Give Up The Funk 2 . Give Up The Funk (Mothership Connection, Houston, 1976) 3 . Sick Nasty Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication 4 . Give Up The Funk 5 . Give Up The Funk (Rockefeller Park, NYC, 7/12/12) 6 . One Nation Under A…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is an album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan Records1 . Artists United Against Apartheid, Sun City 2 . Sun City Track Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation -…

Alicia Keys releases her second album : ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ featuring ‘You Don’t Know My Name,’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ and ‘Diary’…

'The Diary of Alicia Keys' feat. 'You Don't Know My Name' is her second studio album released on December 2, 2003 by J Records. 1 . Karma (Official Video) 2 . Karma (Live) 3 . Karma (Itunes Festival, 2012) 4 . Heartburn (Hollywood Bowl) 5 . Heartburn 6 . You Don't Know My Name (Official Video) 7 . You Don't Know My Name (Itunes Festival, 2012) 8 . If I Ain't Got You (Official Video) 9 . If I…

Michael Jackson releases his sixth album : ‘Thriller’ featuring ‘The Girl Is Mine,’ ‘Billie Jean,’ ‘Beat It,’ ‘Wanna Be Startin’…

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is his sixth studio album co-produced with Quincy Jones and released on November 30, 1982 by Epic Records.1 . Wanna Be Starting Something 2 . Baby Be Mine 3 . Thriller (Official Video) 4 . Thriller (Munich ) 5 . Beat It (Official Video) 6 . Billie Jean (Official Video) 7 . Billie Jean (Brunei, Royal Concert, 1996) Track Listing : 1.Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'…

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band release ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken,’ their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis among other guests (1972)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 'Will the Circle be Unbroken' is their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Merle Travis among other guests and released in November 1972 by United Artists1 . The Grand Ole Opry Song 2 . Grand Ole Opery Song (w/ Jimmy Martin & Vassar Clements) 3 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/ Alison Krauss, "50th Anniversary") 4 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/…

Cowboy Junkies record their second album ‘The Trinity Session’ at a Church in Toronto (1987)

Cowboy Junkies' "The Trinity Session" is their second album recorded at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Toronto on November 27, 1987 and released in 1988 by Latent Recordings1 . Misguided Angel (Official Video) 2 . Misguided Angel 3 . Blue Moon Revisited 4 . Blue Moon Revisited (Song For Elvis) (Official Video) 5 . Blue Moon Revisited ("Later With Jools") 6 . Latent Lounge 7 . I Don't Get It…

Michael Jackson releases his eighth album : ‘Dangerous’ featuring ‘Black or White,’ ‘Remember the Time,’ ‘In the Closet’ and ‘Jam’ (1991)

Michael Jackson's 'Dangerous' is his eighth studio album released on November 26, 1991 and featuring the hits 'Black or White,' 'Remember the Time,' 'In the Closet,' 'Jam' and more by Epic Records.1 . Jam (Official Video) 2 . Jam (Royal Concert In Brunei) 3 . In The Closet (Official Video) 4 . Remember The Time (Official Video) 5 . Heal The World (Official Video) 6 . Heal The World (Munich) 7 .…

Atlantic publish Yes’ fourth album : ‘Fragile’ featuring ‘Roundabout’ (1971)

Yes' 'Fragile' is their fourth (and their first with Rick Wakeman) studio album released on November 26, 1971 by Atlantic Records.1 . Roundabout 2 . Roundabout ("Symphonic," 2001) 3 . Roundabout (Montreux, 2003) 4 . We Have Heaven / South Side Of The Sky (Birmingham, 2003) 5 . Long Distance Run Around (Live) 6 . Long Distance Runaround 7 . The Fish (w/ Alan White, HOB Chicago, 3/18/11) 8 .…