Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted by Quincy Jones (1966)

Frank Sinatra's 'Sinatra at the Sands' is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise.1 . Pennies From Heaven 2 . The Best Is Yet To Come Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:45 . 2.I'Ve Got A Crush On You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:42 .…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.1 . (w/ Norah Jones, Elton John, Bb King 2 . (w/ Michael Mcdonald, Willie Nelson & Van Morrison Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 .…

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a collaboration album by Miles Davis and Quincy Jones recorded at the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival (1993)

'Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux' is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . (w/ Quincy Jones & Orchestra Live At Montreux, 1991) 2 . Miles Ahead (Montreux, 1991) 3 . Gone, Gone, Gone (w/ Quincy Jones & Orchestra Live At Montreux, 1991) 4 . (w/ Quincy Jones &…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Back on the Block’ recorded with famous jazz, soul and hip-hop artists (1989)

Quincy Jones's 'Back on the Block' is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more.1 .…

Bill Evans records ‘Interplay’ with Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Jim Hall and Freddie Hubbard (1962)

Bill Evans' 'Interplay' is an album recorded on July 16–17 and August 21, 1962, with Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Jim Hall and Freddie Hubbard and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.You And The Night And The Music (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 07:04 . 2.When You Wish Upon A Star (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington) - 05:45 . 3.I'Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) - 06:32 .…

Miles Davis records ‘Blue Moods’ with Charles Mingus and Elvin Jones (1955)

Miles Davis' 'Blue Moods' is an album recorded on July 9, 1955, together with Charles Mingus and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Debut.Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 06:14 . 2.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 07:17 . 3.There'S No You (Hal Hopper, Tom Adair) - 08:06 . 4.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 05:03 Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Britt…

Eric, Elton, George et al attend the Prince’s Trust Rock Gala (1986)

June 20, 1986 - Paul McCartney, Mark King, Elton John, Phil Collins, Midge Ure, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, John Illsley, Sting, Paul Young, Howard Jones, Rod Stewart, Ray Cooper, Bryan Adams, Rick Parfitt, Francis Rossi and George Michael. They all take part in the Prince's Trust Rock Gala held at Wembley Arena in London, England

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°129 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Cliff Richard, Phil Fearon . Galaxy, Howard Jones, Bryan Adams, Paul Young, Julio Iglesias, Pretenders, Phil Collins, Chicago, Bonnie Tyler, REO Speedwagon, Ann Wilson . Robin ZanderThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (11/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°122 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

George Harrison, Killing Joke, Aerosmith, Elbow Bones And The Racketeers, Wall Of Voodoo, The Undertones, Queen, Billy Idol, Madness, Howard Jones, Depeche Mode, Daryl Hall . John OatesThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (10/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are…

Al Green releases ‘Let’s Stay Together,’ an album produced By Willie Mitchell (1972)

Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together' is an album produced By Willie Mitchell and released on January 31, 1972 by HI1 . Let's Stay Together (Live) 2 . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart (Live On "Soul!," 1972) 3 . Judy ( On "Soul!") Al Green - Let's Stay Together Track Listing : 1.Let'S Stay Together (Al Green, Jackson, Willie Mitchell) - 03:18 . 2.La-La For You (Al Green, Willie Mitchell) - 03:31 .…

Pink Floyd release their tenth album : ‘Animals’ (1977)

Pink Floyd's 'Animals' is their tenth studio album released on January 23, 1977 by Harvest Records.1 . Sheep (Live 1977, Part 1) 2 . Sheep (Live 1977, Part Part 2) 3 . Pigs On The Wing (Part 1 & 2) Track Listing : 1.Pigs On The Wing 1 (Roger Waters) - 01:25 . 2.Dogs (Roger Waters, David Gilmour) - 17:03 . 3.Pigs (Three Different Ones) (Roger Waters) - 11:25 . 4.Sheep (Roger Waters) - 10:25…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett's 'Tony' is an album (re-titled 'Tony Bennett Showcase') produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. 1 . Love Walked In (1959) 2 . Taking A Chance On Love 3 . Without A Song (1959) 4 . Without A Song (Danny Thomas Show, 1/12/59) Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis…

Nina Simone records ‘Baltimore,’ an album for CTI (1978)

Nina Simone's 'Baltimore' is an album recorded in January 1978 and released the same year by CTI1 . My Father ("Afternoon With Mavis Nicholson") Track Listing : 1.Baltimore (Randy Newman) - 04:39 . 2.Everything Must Change (Benard Ighner) - 03:58 . 3.The Family (John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins) - 04:58 . 4.My Father (Judy Collins) - 04:54 . 5.Music For Lovers (Bart Howard) - 03:41 . 6.Rich Girl…

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) -…

Tony Bennett records ‘Strike Up the Band’ with Count Basie and his Orchestra (1959)

Tony Bennett's 'Strike Up the Band' is a studio album recorded on January 3 & 5, 1959 with Count Basie and his Orchestra and first released as 'Basie Swings, Bennett Sings' the same year by Roulette.Track Listing : 1.Strike Up The Band (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 01:33 . 2.I Guess I'Ll Have To Change My Plans (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 01:44 . 3.Chicago (Fred Fisher) - 02:07 .…

Verve record ‘Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra’ (1962)

Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra' is a studio album arranged by Billy Strayhorn, featuring many members of Duke Ellington's orchestra and recorded on December 11–12, 1962 and released in June 1962 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) - 03:00 . 2.I Got It Bad (And That Ain'T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:35 .…

Paul McCartney releases his fifth solo album : ‘Band on the Run’ recorded with Wings and featuring ‘Jet’ and ‘Band on the Run’ (1973)

'Band on the Run' by Paul McCartney & Wings is McCartney's fifth album since his departure from the Beatles, released on December 5, 1973.1 . Bluebird (w/ Wings) 2 . Mrs Vandebilt (Live) 3 . Mrs. Vanderbilt (Live) 4 . Let Me Roll It (On "Later...With Jools Holland," 2010) 5 . Let Me Roll It (w/ Wings, Live) 6 . Picasso's Last Words / Richard Cory (w/ Wings, Live Acoustic, 1976) 7 .…

Frank Sinatra records the album ‘A Man and His Music’ for Reprise (1965)

Frank Sinatra's 'A Man and His Music' is a double album recorded from December 19, 1960 till October 21, 1965, with various conductors and released in 1965 by Reprise.1 . Luck Be A Lady (1966) 2 . My Kind Of Town (Live) 3 . The Oldest Established (w/ Dean Martin) 4 . I'Ve Got You Under My Skin 5 . Witchcraft 6 . Young At Heart 7 . Young At Heart (1965) Track Listing : 1.Put Your Dreams Away…

Miles Davis records ‘Sketches of Spain’ for Columbia (1959)

Miles Davis' 'Sketches of Spain' is an album (including an extended version of the second movement of Joaquin Rodrigo's 'Concierto de Aranjuez') recorded on November 20, 1959 & March 10, 1960 and released on July 18, 1960 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio) (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 16:19 . 2.Will O' The Wisp (Manuel De Falla) – 03:47 . 3.The Pan Piper (A.K.A. Alborada De…

This week In Singing Ladies 46/52

Judy Garland & , Sade Adu, Norah Jones, Susan Tedeschi, Tracy Chapman, Chrissie Hynde, Linda Ronstadt, Diana Krall, Beth Hart, Brittany Howard, Jessie J, Rihanna & Britney Spears

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s ‘Gratitude,’ a mostly live album featuring ‘Sing a Song’ (1975)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Gratitude' is a double (and three quarter live) album released on November 11, 1975 by Columbia. 1 . Yearnin' Learnin' 2 . Devotion 3 . Sun Goddess 4 . Reasons (Live) 5 . Shining Star (Live) 6 . Shining Star 7 . Sing A Song (North Sea Jazz, 2010) 8 . Sing A Song (Live, 1981 ) 9 . Gratitude Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Mc Perry Jones (Perry Jones) - 00:21 .…

Stevie Wonder releases his fifteenth album : ‘Talking Book’ featuring ‘You Are the Sunshine of My Life’ and ‘Superstition’ (1972)

Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book' is his fifteenth album released on October 28, 1972 by Tamla.1 . You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (The White House) 2 . Maybe Your Baby (Talking Book) 3 . You And I (Live) 4 . Big Brother (Natural Wonder) 5 . Superstition 6 . Superstition (Sesame Street) 7 . (w/ Tom Jones) Track Listing : 1.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) - 02:58 . 2.Maybe Your…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s album : ‘Till I Loved You’ (1988)

Barbra Streisand's 'Till I Loved You' is a studio album released on October 25, 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Places You Find Love (Glen Ballard, Clifton Magness) - 05:09 . 2.On My Way To You (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) - 03:44 . 3.Till I Loved You (Maury Yeston) - 05:10 . 4.Love Light (Burt Bacharach, Carol Bayer Sager) - 04:32 . 5.All I Ask Of You (Andrew Lloyd…

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…

Joss Stone releases her fourth album : ‘Colour Me Free!’ featuring ‘Free Me’ (2009)

Joss Stone's 'Colour Me Free!' is her fourth studio album released on October 20, 2009 by Virgin.1 . Free Me ("Jimmy Kimmel" ) 2 . Free Me (Festival SWU) 3 . Could Have Been You (Olympia Paris) 4 . Could Have Been You (Paradiso, Amsterdam, 01-02-10) 5 . Lady 6 . 4 And 20 (Live) 7 . Big Ol' Game (São Paulo, 2012 ) 8 . Big Ol' Game (Java Jazz Festival, 01-03-2013) 9 . Govermentalist (w/…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s tenth album : ‘Faces’ (1980)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Faces' is their tenth studio album released as a double-LP on October 14, 1980 by Arc/Columbia Records. 1 . Let Me Talk (Official Video) 2 . Pride & Mighty Mighty 3 . Keep Your Head To The Sky ("Live By Request") Track Listing : 1.Let Me Talk (Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Ralph Johnson, Al Mckay, Maurice White, Verdine White) - 04:09 . 2.Turn It Into Something Good…

McCoy Tyner takes a big band to Germany (1990)

October 13, 1990 - the McCoy Tynerr Big Band - that is McCoy Tynerr (p), Virgil Jones (tp), Earl Gardner (tp), Frank Lacy (tb), Clark Gayton (tb), John Stubblefield (s), Herb Harris (s), Junior Cook (s), John Ford (s), Howard Johnson (tuba), Avery Sharpe (b) and Aaron Scott (d) - is at "Jazztage" in Leverkusen, Germany

Suede release their second album : ‘Dog Man Star’ featuring ‘We Are the Pigs’ (1994)

Suede's 'Dog Man Star' is their second album (the last with guitarist Bernard Butler) released on October 10, 1994 by Nude Records. Track Listing : 1.Introducing The Band (Brett Anderson) - 02:38 . 2.We Are The Pigs (Brett Anderson) - 04:19 . 3.Heroine (Brett Anderson) - 03:22 . 4.The Wild Ones (Brett Anderson) - 04:50 . 5.Daddy'S Speeding (Brett Anderson) - 05:22 . 6.The Power (Brett Anderson) -…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 39/52

David Gilmour & Benedict Cumberbatch, Bonnie Raitt & Alison Krauss, Bruce Springsteen & U2, Mary Wilson & Georgie Fame, Brittney Howard & The Roots, Sting & No Doubt, Steven Tyler, Jeff Beck & Sting, Bruce Springsteen & Bryan Adams, Ed Sheeran & Tom Jones, Sammy Davis Jr. & Andy Williams, Buika & Javier Limón , Sergio Mendes & Carlinhos Brown

Charles Mingus records ‘Let My Children Hear Music,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Charles Mingus' 'Let My Children Hear Music' is an album recorded on September 23 – November 18, 1971 with a large jazz orchestra by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Shoes Of The Fisherman'S Wife Are Some Jiveass Slippers (Charles Mingus) - 09:34 . 2.Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Charles Mingus) - 08:22 . 3.Don'T Be Afraid, The Clown'S Afraid Too (Charles Mingus) - 09:26 . 4.Taurus In The Arena Of Life…

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…

Joss Stone releases her debut album : ‘The Soul Sessions’ featuring ‘Super Duper Love’ (2003)

Joss Stone's 'The Soul Sessions' is her debut album released on September 16, 2003 by Relentless.1 . The Chokin' Kind ("Hard Rock Live" MTV, 01-06-04) 2 . The Chokin' Kind (Rock In Rio, 2008) 3 . Super-Duper Love (2003) 4 . Fell In Love With A Boy 5 . Fell In Love With A Boy (Acoustic, "VH1 Morning Buzz Live", 2012) 6 . Victim Of A Foolish Heart (Live) 7 . Victim Of A Foolish Heart (Austin City…