We remember Ike Turner. ‘Ike A Rocking Stone’

This day (December 12, 2007), in San Marcos, California, died Ike Turner, an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer.Tracklist : 1 . Rolling on The River 2 . w/ Lyrica Garrett – Nutbush City Limits (2006) 3 . w/ the Kings of Rhythm – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (2002) 4 . w/ Tina Turner – I’ve been loving you too long (1969) 5 . w/ Tina Turner – Medley…

Happy Birthday Sheila E. ‘E Like Energy’

This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila Escovedo a.k.a Sheila E. an American drummer and percussionist, Tracklist : 1 . Everyday People (2020) 2 . A Love Bizarre (2019) 3 . at the Timberwolves halftime show (2019) 4 . When Doves Cry (2017) 5 . Girl Meets Boy (2016) 6 . Lovely Day (2014) 7 . Drum Solo (2011) 8 . w/ Prince E –In Oakland (2011) 9 . w/ Ringo Starr – A…

Happy Birthday Tina Turner. ‘Head Turner’

This day (November 26, 1939), in Nutbush, Tennessee, is born Anna Mae Bullock a.k.a Tina Turner, an American singer.Tracklist : 1 . The Best (2009) 2 . Let’s Stay Together (1999) 3 . Golden Eye (1996) 4 . w/ Rod Stewart – Get Back & Hot Legs (1981) 5 . w/ Ike Turner – Baby Get It On (1975) 6 . w/ Ike Turner – Proud Mary (1973) 7 . w/ Ike Turner – I Wanna Take you Higher, Come Together and…

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…

Capitol publish Tina Turner’s sixth solo album : ‘Break Every Rule’ featuring ‘Typical Male’ (1986)

Tina Turner's 'Break Every Rule' is her sixth (and the follow-up to 'Private Dancer') solo album, released on September 23, 1986 by Capitol.1 . Typical Male (Live, 2009) 2 . Two People 3 . Break Every Rule (Official Video) 4 . Break Every Rule 5 . Overnight Sensation (Live) 6 . Overnight Sensation (Verona, 1987) 7 . Paradise Is Here (Live) Track Listing : 1.Typical Male (Terry Britten, Graham…

Tina Turner releases her seventh album : ‘Foreign Affair’ featuring ‘The Best’ and ‘Steamy Windows’ (1989)

Tina Turner's 'Foreign Affair' is her seventh solo album (including the hit song The Best ) released on September 13, 1989 by Capitol.1 . The Best (Official Video) 2 . Undercover Agent For The Blues (Barcelona) 3 . Look Me In The Heart (Official Video) 4 . Can´T Stop Me Loving You (Spanish TV, 1990) 5 . Ask Me How I Feel (Live, 1990) 6 . I Don't Wanna Lose You (Live, 1990) 7 . Foreign Affair…

Parlophone publish Tina Turner’s ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It,’ her eighth solo album (1993)

Tina Turner's 'What's Love Got to Do with It' is her eighth solo album (OST for her biographical film) released on June 15, 1993 by Parlophone.1 . Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Fight 2 . I Don't Wanna Fight (Live) 3 . Tina Turner Disco Inferno 4 . Disco Inferno 5 . Why Must We Wait Until Tonight (Official Music Video) 6 . Why Must We Wait Until Tonight (Live 1993) 7 . Nutbush City Limits (Live) 8 .…

Capitol Records release Tina Turner’s fifth solo album : ‘Private Dancer’ featuring ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ (1984)

Tina Turner's 'Private Dancer' is her fifth (and best-selling) solo album released on May 29, 1984 By Capitol Records.1 . I Might Have Been Queen 2 . What's love got to do with it 3 . Show Some Respect/ It's Only Love (Rio '88) 4 . Private Dancer (Official Video) 5 . Let's stay together (Birmingham NEC) 6 . Steel Claw Track Listing : 1.I Might Have Been Queen (Jeanette Obstoj, Rupert Hine, Jamie…

Capitol publish Steve Miller Band’s ninth album : ‘Fly Like an Eagle’ (1976)

Steve Miller Band's 'Fly Like an Eagle' is their ninth studio album produced by leader Steve Miller and released on May 20, 1976 by Capitol RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Space Intro (Steve Miller) - 01:15 . 2.Fly Like An Eagle (Steve Miller) - 04:42 . 3.Wild Mountain Honey (Steve Mccarty) - 04:51 . 4.Serenade (Steve Miller, Chris Mccarty) - 03:13 . 5.Dance Dance Dance (Steve Miller, Joseph Cooper,…

Tina Turner releases her ninth solo album : ‘Wildest Dreams’ featuring ‘GoldenEye’ (1996)

Tina Turner's 'Wildest Dreams' feat. "GoldenEye" is her ninth solo album produced by Trevor Horn & Terry Britten and released on April 22, 1996 by Parlophone/Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Do What You Do (Terry Britten, Graham Lyle, Conner Reeves) - 04:23 . 2.Whatever You Want (Arthur Baker, Taylor Dayne, Fred Zarr) - 04:52 . 3.Missing You (Mark Leonard, Chas Sandford, John Waite) - 04:36 . 4.On…

Epic publish ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ by Sly and the Family Stone featuring ‘Family Affair’ and ‘Runnin’ Away’ (1971)

'There's a Riot Goin' On' by Sly and the Family Stone is their fifth studio album released on November 20, 1971 by Epic Records.1 . Family Affair (1972) 2 . Family Affair Track Listing : 1.Luv N' Haight (Sylvester Stewart) - 04:01 . 2.Just Like A Baby (Sylvester Stewart) - 05:12 . 3.Poet (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:01 . 4.Family Affair (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:06 . 5.Africa Talks To You 'The…

Howlin’ Wolf begins the recording in Memphis of his debut album ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’ (1951)

Howlin' Wolf's 'Moanin' in the Moonlight' is his debut (and compilation) album recorded from May 14, 1951 on and released in 1959 by Chess Records.Track Listing : 1.Moanin' At Midnight (Chester Burnett) - 02:58 . 2.How Many More Years (Chester Burnett) - 02:42 . 3.Smokestack Lightnin' (Chester Burnett) - 03:07 . 4.Baby How Long (Chester Burnett) - 02:56 . 5.No Place To Go (Chester Burnett) - 02:59…

Parlophone release Gorillaz’ second album : ‘Demon Days’ featuring De La Soul, Neneh Cherry and more (2005)

Gorillaz' 'Demon Days' is their second studio album featuring various guest like De La Soul, Neneh Cherry, among others, produced by Danger Mouse and released on May 11, 2005 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Damon Albarn, Don Harper) - 01:03 . 2.Last Living Souls (Damon Albarn) - 03:10 . 3.Kids With Guns (Damon Albarn, Brian Burton) - 03:46 . 4.O Green World (Damon Albarn, Brian Burton) -…

Stoned

From 'Let's Go Get Stoned' to 'Queen Of Diamonds', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Stones'. It has Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, Dinah Washington, John Scofield and many more.

Feelin’ Kind of Blue(sy)

From 'Lord, I Feel Just Like Goin' On' to 'Blues with a Feeling' , we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Feelings'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Chuck Berry, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Lightnin'Hopkins and many more.

Crossroads

Starting and ending with 'Crossroads' made famous by Cream, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has The Nashville Teens, The Doors, Will Bradley Trio, The Doors and many more.

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black' is an album (its title being borrowed from the Nina Simone song 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black) released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic.1 . Oh Me, Oh My (1971) 2 . Oh Me Oh My 3 . Border Song (w/ Elton John) Track Listing : 1.Oh Me Oh My (I'M A Fool For You Baby) (Jim Doris) - 03:42 . 2.Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin) - 04:00 . 3.Rock Steady…

Simon & Garfunkel release their second album : ‘Sounds of Silence’ featuring ‘The Sound of Silence,’ ‘Homeward Bound’ and ‘I Am a Rock’ (1966)

Simon & Garfunkel's 'Sounds of Silence' is their second studio album recorded in 1964 & 1965 and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia.1 . Sound Of Silence (1967, Live) 2 . The Sound Of Silence (Madison Square Garden, NYC, 2009/10/29&30) 3 . Leaves That Are Green 4 . Leaves That Are Green 5 . Kathy's Song 6 . Kathy's Song (Live, 2003) 7 . Anji 8 . Richard Cory (Canadian TV, 1966)…

This week In Male Balladeers 01/52

Harry Nilsson, Alex Turner, Lou Rawls, Elvis Costello, Townes Van Zandt, Michael Stipe, Ed Sheeran, George Benson, Smokey Robinson, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Paolo Conte, Simon & Garfunkel

Happy Birthday Eddie Vedder. ‘Stormy Vedder’

This day (December 23, 1964), in Evanston, Illinois, is born Edward Louis Severson known as Eddie Vedder, American musician, singer, songwriter and lead vocalist of Pearl JamTracklist : 1 . Hunger Strike (w/ Temple Of The Dog) 2 . Even Flow (w/ Pearl Jam) 3 . Habit (w/ Mike Watt & Dave Grohl, 1995) 4 . Trouble (Los Angeles, 1998) 5 . Grievance (w/ Pearl Jam, Letterman, 2000) 6 . I Am Mine (w/…

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the Ground’ for A&M (1967)

Wes Montgomery's 'Down Here on the Ground' is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M.Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 02:46 . 3.The Other Man'S Grass Is Always Greener (Tony Hatch,…

Tamla Records publish Marvin Gaye’s album : ‘Here, My Dear’ (1978)

Marvin Gaye's 'Here, My Dear' is a studio double album chronicling his ill-fated first marriage to Anna Gordy and released on December 15, 1978 by Tamla Records.Track Listing : 1.Here, My Dear (Marvin Gaye) - 02:48 . 2.I Met A Little Girl (Marvin Gaye) - 05:03 . 3.When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You (Marvin Gaye) - 06:17 . 4.Anger (Delta Ashby, Ed Townsend, Marvin Gaye) - 04:04…

This week In Soul Artists 49/52

Otis Redding, Macy Gray, Shalamar, The Temptations, George Clinton, James Brown, Queen Latifah, Beyoncé, Martha Reeves, The Vandellas, Ike and Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Wilson

Tina, Petula, Ray et al tape ‘The Big T.N.T. Show’ (1965)

November 29, 1965 - The Ronettes, Ike & Tina Turner, Petula Clark, Bo Diddley, Donovan, The Byrds, Roger Miller, The Lovin' Spoonful, Joan Baez, Ray Charles and more. They all take part in the taping of "The Big T.N.T. Show" concert at the Moulin Rouge in Los Angeles, California More Info

Atlantic publish The Blues Brothers’ first album : ‘Briefcase Full of Blues,’ recorded live in Los Angeles (1978)

The Blues Brothers' 'Briefcase Full of Blues' is their first album released on November 28, 1978 by Atlantic Records.1 . Can't Turn You Loose / Peter Gunn Theme 2 . Can't Turn You Loose 3 . Hey Bartender 4 . Messin' With The Kid 5 . Messin With The Kid ("Blues Brothers On Parole And In Concert") 6 . (I Got Everything I Need) Almost (Live ) 7 . Rubber Biscuit 8 . Shotgun Blues 9 . Groove Me…

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday’ with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson (1981)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday' is a live album recorded on November 27 & 28, 1981 with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson and released in 1996 By Prestige.1 . Round About Midnight 1 2 . Round About Midnight 2 3 . Red Clay (Ancona Jazz, 1985) Track Listing : 1.One Of Another Kind (Freddie Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious…

Eric Clapton releases his tenth album : ‘August’ (1986)

Eric Clapton's 'August' is his tenth studio album mostly produced by Phil Collins and released on November 24, 1986 by Duck / Warner Bros.1 . Run (w/ Friends ) 2 . It's In The Way That You Use It 3 . Tearing Us Apart (w/ Friends ) 4 . Tearing Us Apart (w/ Sheryl Crow, 69th Regiment Armory, NYC, 1996/9/12) 5 . Holy Mother (w/ Friends) Track Listing : 1.It'S In The Way That You Use It (Eric…

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…

Paul Desmond records ‘Summertime,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Paul Desmond's 'Summertime' is an album recorded on October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 and December 26, 1968 and released in 1969 By Cti.1 . Emily 2 . Someday My Prince Will Come (w/ Dave Brubeck Trio) Track Listing : 1.Samba (Struttin') With Some Barbeque (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) - 04:26 . 2.Olvidar (Don Sebesky) - 05:33 . 3.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) - 02:12…

Whitney Houston releases ‘My Love Is Your Love,’ her fourth album featuring ‘When You Believe,’ ‘Heartbreak Hotel,’ ‘It’s Not Right, But It’s…

Whitney Houston's 'My Love Is Your Love' feat. 'Heartbreak Hotel' is her fourth (her first in eight years) studio album released on November 17, 1998 by Arista.1 . It's Not Right But It's Okay (Official Video) 2 . My Love Is Your Love (Official Video) 3 . My Love Is Your Love (w/ Bobbi Kristina Brown) 4 . If I Told You That (w/ George Michael, Official Video) 5 . I Learned From The Best…

Arista publish Lisa Stansfield’s second album : ‘Real Love’ featuring ‘Change’ and ‘All Woman’ (1991)

Lisa Stansfield's 'Real Love' is her second studio album featuring the hit 'Change' and released on November 11, 1991 by Arista.1 . Change 2 . Change 3 . Set Your Loving Free 4 . Set Your Loving Free (Wembley) 5 . Set Your Loving Free / Mighty Love (Java Jazz Festival, 2013) 6 . I Will Be Waiting (Wembley) 7 . All Woman 8 . Soul Deep (Wembley) 9 . Soul Deep (Live) 10 . Make Love To Ya 11 .…

Cream release their second album : ‘Disraeli Gears’ featuring ‘Strange Brew’ and ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ (1967)

Cream's 'Disraeli Gears' feat. 'Strange Brew' & 'Sunshine of Your Love' is their second album released on November 10, 1967 by Reaction.1 . Sunshine Of Your Love 2 . Sunshine Of Your Love 3 . We're Going Wrong (25th November, 1967) 4 . Strange Brew Documentary (Part 1 Of 4) 5 . Strange Brew Documentary (Part 2 Of 4) 6 . Strange Brew Documentary (Part 3 Of 4) 7 . Strange Brew Documentary…

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ (2001)

Tony Bennett's 'Playin' with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues' is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records.1 . Good Morning Heartache (w/ & Sheryl Crow, Live, 2001) 2 . New York State Of Mind (w/ Billy Joel, Shea Stadium) Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) - 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues)…