Ian Hunter visit New-York (1981)

September 11, 1981 - Ian Hunter - with guitarist Robbie Alter in place of the regular Mick Ronson - takes part in the "Dr. Pepper Festival" at Pier 84 in New-York City

Motown publish The Jackson 5’s debut album : ‘Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5’ featuring ‘I Want You Back’ (1969)

'Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5' is the debut album of The Jackson 5 featuring Michael Jackson as lead singer, released on December 18, 1969 by Motown.1 . I Want You Back 2 . Can You Remember Track Listing : 1.Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Ray Gilbert, Allie Wrubel) - 03:18 . 2.Nobody (The Corporation) - 02:54 . 3.I Want You Back (The Corporation) - 03:04 . 4.Can You Remember (Thom Bell, William Hart) -…

Herbie Hancock releases his twelfth album : ‘Head Hunters’ featuring ‘Chameleon’ and ‘Watermelon Man’ (1973)

Herbie Hancock's 'Head Hunters' is his twelfth studio album co-produced with David Rubinson and released on October 13, 1973 by Columbia.1 . Chameleon (Live) 2 . Chameleon (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2010) 3 . Watermelon Man 4 . Watermelon Man (Java Jazz Festival, 2012) Track Listing : 1.Chameleon (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bennie Maupin) – 15:41 . 2.Watermelon Man (Herbie…

Björk releases her fourth album : ‘Homogenic’ featuring ‘Jóga’ and ‘Hunter’ (1997)

Björk's 'Homogenic' is her fourth studio album released on September 22, 1997 by One Little Indian Records.1 . Hunter (Cambridge) 2 . Hunter (Olympia) 3 . Unravel (Paris, 2013) 4 . Bachelorette (MTV, 1998) 5 . All Neon Like (Cambridge) 6 . 5 Years (South Bank Show) 7 . Immature, In Átta Raddir 8 . Alarm Call 9 . Alarm Call (Cambridge) 10 . Making Of All Is Full Of Love: Björk & Chris…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s seventh album : ‘The Girl in the Other Room’ produced By Tommy Lipuma (2004)

Diana Krall's 'The Girl in the Other Room' is her seventh (and the first to feature songs co-written with her husband Elvis Costello) studio album released on April 27, 2004 by Verve..Track Listing : 1.Stop This World (Mose Allison) - 03:59 . 2.The Girl In The Other Room (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) - 04:05 . 3.Temptation (Tom Waits) - 04:27 . 4.Almost Blue (Elvis Costello) - 04:04 . 5.I'Ve…

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…

Christian McBride’s ‘Live at Tonic’

Christian McBride's 'Live at Tonic' is a live album recorded on January 10, 11, 2005 at Tonic In New York.1 . Technicolor Nightmare 2 . Lejos De Usted 3 . Sonic Tonic (w/ David Gilmore) 4 . Boogie Woogie Waltz 5 . Boogie Woogie Waltz (w/ David Gilmore) Track Listing : 1.Techicolor Nightmare (Christian Mcbride) - 12:48 . 2.Say Something (Terreon Gully) - 06:04 . 3.Clerow'S Flipped (Christian…

Eric Clapton releases his fifth album : ‘Slowhand’ featuring ‘Cocaine’ and ‘Wonderful Tonight’ (1977)

Eric Clapton's 'Slowhand' feat. 'Cocaine' is his fifth studio album (titled after his nickname) released in November 1977 by Rso Records.1 . Cocaine (w/ Mark Knopfler ) 2 . Cocaine (Tokyo, 1988) 3 . Cocaine 4 . Wonderful Tonight (Live) 5 . Lay Down Sally (Pittsburgh, 2013) Eric Clapton's 'Slowhand' feat. 'Cocaine' is his fifth studio album (titled after his nickname) released in November…

CBS publish Mott the Hoople’s sixth album ‘Mott’ featuring ‘All the Way from Memphis’ (1973)

Mott the Hoople's 'Mott' is their sixth studio album featuring 'All the Way from Memphis' and released on July 20, 1973 by CBS1 . All The Way From Memphis (Live) 2 . All The Way From Memphis (w/ Brian May, Shepherds Bush Empire, London) 3 . Hymn For The Dudes 4 . Honaloochie Boogie 5 . Drivin' Sister (Live) 6 . I wish I was your Mother (Ian Hunter + Mick Ronson, Rockpalast 80) Track Listing :…

David Bowie, George Michael, Elton John et al join Queen (1992)

April 20, 1992 - Extreme, Def Leppard, Spinal Tap, Guns N' Roses, Joe Elliot, Zucchero, Gary Cherone, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield, Robert Plant, Paul Young, Seal, Lisa Stansfield, Ian Hunter, David Bowie, Mick Ronson, George Michael, Elton John. They all will join the remaining members of Queen to pay tribute to Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium in London

Happy Birthday Lisa Stansfield. ‘All Around Lisa’

This day (April 11, 1966), in Heywood, Lancashire, England, is born Lisa Stansfield an English singer.Digest Tracklist : Never Ever (2018) . Billionaire (2018) . Love Supreme (2015) . Can'T Dance (2014) . If I Hadn´T Got You (2011) . w/ Clifford Slapper On Piano, London (2010) . Never Never Gonna Give You Up (2005) . Treat Me Like A Woman (2004) . Live At Ronnie Scott'S (2002) . Let'S Just Call…

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/…

God Save the Queen

Starting and ending with '(God save) The Queen' made famous by The SexPistols, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Rod Stewart, Jimi Hendrix, Cliff Richard, Mott The Hoople and many more.

Arctic Monkeys release their debut album : ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’ (2006)

Arctic Monkeys' 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' is their debut studio album released on January 23, 2006 by Domino.1 . I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor (Official Video) 2 . I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor (The Apollo) 3 . Fake Tales Of San Francisco (Official Video) 4 . Dancing Shoes – Glastonbury, 2013 5 . Dancing Shoes 6 . You Probably Couldn't See... (Live) 7 . You…

Vertigo publish Def Leppard’s third album : ‘Pyromania’ (1983)

Def Leppard's 'Pyromania' is their third studio album featuring 'Photograph,' produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and released on January 20, 1983 by Vertigo / Mercury Records.1 . Rock! Rock! ("Live From Mirror Ball" ) 2 . Photograph 3 . Photograph 4 . Stagefright 5 . Stagefright (Live) 6 . Too Late For Love ("In The Round In Your Face," 1988 ) 7 . Die Hard The Hunter ("In The Round In Your…

This week In Jazz Legends 03/52

Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis , Ornette Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Jason Moran, Eliane Elias, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Hunter, Nels Cline & Fred Frith

Bruce Springsteen releases his eighteenth album : ‘High Hopes’ featuring ‘The Ghost of Tom Joad’ (2014)

Bruce Springsteen's 'High Hopes' is his eighteenth studio album produced by Ron Aniello, Brendan O'Brien & Springsteen and released on January 14, 2014 by Columbia Records. 1 . High Hopes 2 . High Hopes 3 . American Skin (w/ The E Street Band, New York City) 4 . American Skin (Berlin Olympiastadion, 19/06/16) 5 . Just Like Fire Would 6 . Just Like Fire Would (Brisbane, 14/03/2013) 7 .…

David Ruffin begins the recording of ‘David,’ a posthumous album (1969)

David Ruffin's 'David' is an album (also known as 'The Unreleased Album') recorded between January 6, 1969 & May 26, 1971 and released on June 25, 2004 by Hip-O.Track Listing : 1.Each Day Is A Lifetime (Henry Cosby, Dino Fekaris, Nick Zesses) - 03:11 . 2.I Want You Back (The Corporation, Berry Gordy, Jr., Alphonso Mizell, Fonce Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards) - 02:50 . 3.Out In The…

Motown Records publish Edwin Starr’s album : ‘War & Peace’ featuring ‘War’ (1970)

Edwin Starr's 'War & Peace' is an album featuring the hit 'War,' produced By Norman Whitfield and released on January 1, 1970 by Motown Records.1 . War (1969) 2 . War (Live, 2001) Track Listing : 1.War (Barrett strong, Norman Whitfield) - 03:12 . 2.Running Back And Forth (Richard Wylie, Edwin Starr) - 02:50 . 3.Adios Senorita (Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby) - 02:31 . 4.All Around The World…

Columbia publish Neil Diamond’s thirteenth album : ‘September Morn’ (1979)

Neil Diamond's 'September Morn' is his thirteenth album released on December 22, 1979 by Columbia.1 . September Morn 2 . September Morn 3 . Jazz Time Track Listing : 1.September Morn (Gilbert Bécaud, Neil Diamond) - 03:51 . 2.Mama Don'T Know (Gilbert Bécaud, Neil Diamond) - 03:55 . 3.That Kind (Carole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond) - 03:18 . 4.Jazz Time (Neil Diamond, Tom Hensley) - 03:30 . 5.The…

B. B. King records his fifteenth studio album : ‘Lucille’ (1967)

B. B. King's 'Lucille' is his fifteenth studio album recorded on December 18 & 20, 1967 and released in 1968 By Bluesway.Track Listing : 1.Lucille (B. B. King) - 10:16 . 2.You Move Me So (B. B. King) - 02:03 . 3.Country Girl (B. B. King) - 04:25 . 4.No Money, No Luck Blues (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 03:49 . 5.I Need Your Love (Walter Spriggs) - 02:22 . 6.Rainin' All The Time (B. B. King) - 02:56 .…

Sun Ra records ‘Horizon’ with his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra (1971)

'Horizon' by Sun Ra and his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra is an album recorded on December 17, 1971 and documenting their first visit to Egypt.1 . Discipline 27 II 2 . Shadow World (w/ Arkestra, West Berlin) 3 . Space Is The Place, 1974 Track Listing : 1.Theme Of The Star Gazers (Sun Ra) - 01:21 . 2.Discipline #2 (Sun Ra) - 05:28 . 3.The Shadow World (Sun Ra) - 16:42 . 4.Enlightenment…

Branford Marsalis records ‘Contemporary Jazz’ with Eric Revis, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts and Joey Calderazzo for Sony Music (1999)

Branford Marsalis' 'Contemporary Jazz' is an album recorded in December 1999 with Eric Revis, Jeff 'Tain' Watts and Joey Calderazzo and released in August 2000 by Sony Music.1 . In The Crease (Burghausen, 2003) Track Listing : 1.In The Crease (Branford Marsalis) - 06:49 . 2.Requiem (Branford Marsalis) - 06:49 . 3.Elysium (Branford Marsalis) - 16:03 . 4.Cheek To Cheek (Irving Berlin) - 08:47 .…

Leonard Cohen releases his seventh album : ‘Various Positions’ featuring ‘Dance Me to the End of Love’ and ‘Hallelujah’ (1984)

Leonard Cohen's 'Various Positions' is his seventh studio album (featuring 'Hallelujah') recorded with Jennifer Warnes and released on December 11, 1984 by Columbia.1 . Dance Me To The End Of Love 2 . Coming Back To You (Live) 3 . Law 4 . Night Comes On (Live, 1985) 5 . Night Comes On (Dublin, 12-09-2012) 6 . Hallelujah (London) 7 . Heart With No Companion (San Sebastian, 1988) Track Listing…

Motown publish Stevie Wonder’s eighth album : ‘For Once in My Life’ featuring ‘Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day’ next to the title track (1968)

Stevie Wonder's 'For Once in My Life' is his eighth studio album recorded when he was eighteen years old and released on December 8, 1968.1 . For Once In My Life 2 . For Once In My Life(25th Anniversary Hall Of Fame) 3 . ShooB(e-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day (1968)) 4 . Shoo Bee Doo Bee Doo Da Day 5 . You Met Your Match 6 . I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (w/ Diana Ross) 7 . I Don't Know Why (Hollywood Palace,…

Island publish Fairport Convention’s fourth album ‘Liege & Lief’ featuring traditional British and Celtic folk (1969)

Fairport Convention's "Liege & Lief" is their fourth album featuring songs adapted from traditional British and Celtic folk, produced by Joe Boyd and released in 1969 by Island1 . Matty Groves (2012) 2 . Cropredy (2017) 3 . The Deserter (Cropredy, 2017) 4 . Lark In The Morning Medley (Cropredy, 2017) 5 . The Lark In The Morning Medley 6 . Tam Lin (Cropredy, 2017) 7 . Crazy Man Michael…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s twenty-fourth album : ‘Directstep’ (1978)

Herbie Hancock's 'Directstep' is his twenty-fourth album produced By David Rubinson & Friends, Inc and released on December 2, 1978 by Columbia.1 . Butterfly (w/ Headhunters, Tokyo, 2005) 2 . I Thought It Was You Track Listing : 1.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) - 07:55 . 2.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bill Summers) - 07:10 . 3.I Thought It Was You…

Happy Birthday Björk. ‘Arty Of She’

This day (November 21, 1965), in Reykjavík, Iceland, is born Björk Guðmundsdóttir simply known as Björk, singer, songwriter & actressTracklist : 1 . Cold Sweat (w/ The Sugarcubes) 2 . Birthday (w/ The Sugarcubes, 1989) 3 . Hit (w/ The Sugarcubes, The Arsenio Hall Show, 1992) 4 . Come to Me (1993) 5 . Violently Happy (Top of the Pops, 1994)) 6 . Army Of Me 7 . Possibly Maybe (1996) 8 . Hunter…

Wu-Tang Clan release their third album ‘The W,’ featuring Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg and Nas among other guests (2000)

Wu-Tang Clan's 'The W' is their third studio album produced by RZA and Mathematics and released on November 21, 2000 by Loud Records1 . Careful (Official Video) 2 . One Blood Under W (Live, 2004) 3 . Protect Ya Neck (Official Video) 4 . I Can't Go To Sleep (Official Video) 5 . Gravel Pit (Official Video) 6 . Gravel Pit (Sydney Opera House) Track Listing : 1.Intro –Chamber Music (Robert…

Mary J. Blige releases her tenth album : ‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1)’ (2011)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)' is her tenth studio album released as a sequel to her 1994 album 'My Life' on November 21, 2011 by Matriarch.1 . 25/8 2 . Don't Mind (Official Video) 3 . Mr. Wrong (w/ Drake) 4 . Mr. Wrong + Interview (On "The View") 5 . Mr. Wrong (On "Today Show") 6 . Why? (w/ Rick Ross, Official Video) 7 . The Living Proof (Live) 8 . The Living…

Ice Cube releases his third album : ‘The Predator’ (1992)

Ice Cube's 'The Predator' is hise third studio album (his best selling) released on November 17, 1992 by Priority/EMI.1 . Wicked 2 . It Was A Good Day 3 . Check Yo Self Track Listing : 1.The First Day Of School (Intro) - 01:20 . . 2.When Will They Shoot? - 04:36 . . 3.I'M Scared (Insert) - 01:32 . . 4.Wicked - 03:55 . . 5.Now I Gotta Wet 'Cha - 04:03 . . 6.The Predator - 04:03 . . 7.It Was…

Snoop Dogg releases his seventh album : ‘R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece’ featuring ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ and ‘Signs’ (2004)

Snoop Dogg's 'R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece' is his seventh studio album released on November 16, 2004, by Doggystyle Records.1 . Drop It Like It's Hot (w/ Pharrell Williams, Official Video) 2 . Drop It Like It's Hot ("AOL Sessions") 3 . Ups & Downs 4 . Let's Get Blown (w/ Pharrell Williams) 5 . Let's Get Blown (w/ Pharrell Williams) 6 . Fresh Pair Of Panties On (w/ Ole…

Geffen publish ‘Liquid Swords,’ GZA’s second solo album featuring Wu-Tang Clan members a guests (1995)

GZA's 'Liquid Swords' is his second solo studio album featuring Wu-Tang Clan members among ather guests, produced by RZA and released on November 7, 1995 by Geffen1 . Liquid Swords 2 . Duel Of The Iron Mic 3 . Living In The World Today 4 . Cold World (w/ Inspectah Deck) 5 . Shadowboxin' (w/ Method Man) 6 . Shadowboxin (Live, w/ Method Man & Masta Killa) 7 . I Gotcha Back Track Listing :…

Alicia Keys releases her sixth album : ‘Here’ featuring ‘In Common’ (2016)

Alicia Keys' 'Here' is her sixth studio album, released on November 4, 2016 by RCA1 . Holy War (Live) 2 . Blended Family (Acoustic, "Elvis Duran Live") 3 . The Gospel (Short Film) 4 . The Gospel (Times Square NYC, October 9, 2016) 5 . Alicia Keys Talks Why Her Blended Family Is So Important Track Listing : 1.The Beginning (Interlude) (Alicia Keys) - 01:04 . 2.The Gospel (Mark Batson, Kasseem…

Happy Birthday Kurt Elling. ‘Elling’s Tone’

This day (November 2, 1967), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Kurt Elling, an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Charlie Hunter - The Seed (2021) 2 . My Foolish Heart (2020) 3 . w/ Kenny Banks Jr. – Georgia on My Mind (2019) 4 . American Tune 5 . w/ Rosario Giuliani – I like the sunrise (2017) 6 . w/ Patti Austin – Too Close For Comfort (2015) 7 .…