Miles Davis records ‘Jack Johnson’ also known as ‘A Tribute to Jack Johnson’ for Columbia (1970)

Miles Davis' 'Jack Johnson' is a soundtrack album also known as 'A Tribute to Jack Johnson' recorded on February 18 and April 7, 1970 and released in February 1971 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Right Off (Miles Davis, Teo Macero) – 26:53 . 2.Yesternow (Miles Davis) – 25:34Jim MarshallALSO READOfficial SiteWikipediaHyperallergicThe Leica Camera BlogMusicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Steve Grossman…

Janet Jackson releases her third album : ‘Control’ featuring ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately,’ ‘Nasty,’ ‘When I Think of You,’ ‘Control’…

Janet Jackson's 'Control' is her third studio album produced by Jam and Lewis and released on February 4, 1986 by A&M. 1 . Control 2 . What Have You Done For Me Lately (Official Video) 3 . The Pleasure Principle 4 . When I Think Of You 5 . When I Think Of You (1986) Janet Jackson - Control Track Listing : 1.Control (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 05:55 . 2.Nasty (James…

We remember Mahalia Jackson. ‘The Gospel Of MJ’

This day (January 27, 1972), in Evergreen Park, Illinois, died Mahalia Jackson,an African-American gospel contre-alto singer referred to as 'The Queen of Gospel'.Tracklist : 1 . Silent Night 2 . Trouble Of The World 3 . Jesus And The Woman At The Well (1961) 4 . Amazing Grace 5 . Down By The Riverside 6 . Mahalia Jackson & Nat King Cole - Steal Away (1957) 7 . The Battle Of Jericho (1957) 8 .…

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'…

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 .…

Epic publish Michael Jackson’s tenth and final album : ‘Invincible’ featuring ‘You Rock My World’ (2001)

Michael Jackson's 'Invincible' is his tenth and final (and his first in six years) studio album, released on October 30, 2001 by Epic.1 . You Rock My World (2001) 2 . You Rock My World (Official Video) 3 . (Speechless) 4 . Cry (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Unbreakable (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Robert Smith, Christopher Wallace) -…

Janet Jackson releases her fourth album : ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’ featuring ‘Miss You Much,’ ‘Escapade,’ ‘Black Cat’ and ‘Love Will Never Do (Without…

Janet Jackson's 'Rhythm Nation 1814' is her fourth studio album released on September 19, 1989 by A&M Records. 1 . Black Cat (Official Video) 2 . Come Back To Me 3 . Come Back To Me 4 . Escapade 5 . Love Will Never Do (Without You) (All For You Tour, Hawaii) 6 . Miss You Much 7 . Rhythm Nation Track listing : 1.Interlude: Pledge - 00:47 . 2.Rhythm Nation (Janet Jackson, James Harris III,…

Michael Jackson releases ‘Off The Wall,’ his fifth solo album featuring ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’ and ‘Rock with You’ (1979)

Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall' is his fifth solo studio album featuring 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough' and 'Rock with You,' produced by Quincy Jones and released on August 10, 1979 by Epic1 . Don’t Stop 'til You Get Enough (Official Video) 2 . Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough 3 . Rock With You (Official Video) 4 . Rock With You (Yokohama, 1987) 5 . Workin' Day And Night (Bremen, 1992) 6 .…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Easy Living’ with George Duke, Paul Jackson and Tony Williams (1977)

Sonny Rollins' 'Easy Living' is an album recorded between August 3 and 6, 1977 with George Duke, Paul Jackson and Tony Williams and released the same year by Milestone.1 . My One and Only Love Track listing : 1.Isn't She Lovely? (Stevie Wonder) - 6:39 . 2.Down the Line (Sonny Rollins) - 07:59 . 3.My One and Only Love (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) - 05:05 . 4.Arroz con Pollo (Sonny Rollins) - 05:37…

Michael Jackson finishes the recording of his seventh album : ‘Bad’ featuring ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,’ ‘Man in the Mirror,’ ‘Smooth…

Michael Jackson's 'Bad' is his seventh studio album, recorded from January till July 9, 1987 and released on August 31, 1987 by Epic..1 . Bad (Shortened Version) 2 . The Way You Make Me Feel (Official Video) 3 . Speed Demon (Official Video) 4 . Liberian Girl (Official Video) 5 . Another Part of Me (Official Video) 6 . Man In The Mirror (Official Video) 7 . Dirty Diana (Live) 8 . Leave Me Alone…

The Jacksons release ‘Victory’ featuring ‘State of Shock’ recorded with Mick Jagger (1984)

The Jacksons' 'Victory' is their seventeenth (and the first and only one to include all si brothers) studio album released on July 2, 1984 by Epic.1 . Torture (Official Video) 2 . VICTORY 3 . State Of Shock (w/ Michael, Mick AND Freddie) Track Listing : 1.Torture (Jackie Jackson, Kathy Wakefield) - 04:53 . 2.Wait (Jackie Jackson, David Paich) - 05:25 . 3.One More Chance (Randy Jackson) - 05:06 .…

Columbia tape ‘Miles Davis at Fillmore’ with Steve Grossman, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack Dejohnette and Airto Moreira (1970)

'Miles Davis at Fillmore' is a live album recorded on June 17 - 20, 1970 at the Fillmore East in New York and released in December 1970 by Columbia.1 . It's About That Time (1970) 2 . Bitches Brew (Tanglewood, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Directions (Joe Zawinul) - 02:29 . 2.Bitches Brew (Miles Davis) - 00:53 . 3.The Mask (Miles Davis) - 01:35) . 4.It'S About That Time (Miles Davis) - 08:12 .…

Virgin publish Janet Jackson’s fifth album : ‘Janet’ featuring ‘That’S The Way Love Goes’ (1993)

Janet Jackson's 'Janet' feat. 'That'S The Way Love Goes' is her fifth studio album produced by Jellybean Johnson, Terry Lewis & Jimmy Ja and released on May 18, 1993 by Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Morning (Intro) - 0:31 . 2.That'S The Way Love Goes (Janet Jackson, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis) - 04:24 . . 3.You Know... (Interlude) - 00:12 . 4.You Want This (Janet Jackson, James Harris Iii,…

Island publishes their first & last Janet Jackson’s album : ‘Discipline’ (2008)

Janet Jackson's 'Discipline' is her tenth studio album released on February 26, 2008 by Island. Track Listing : 1.I.D. (Intro) (Rodney Jerkins, Dernst Emile) - 00:48 . 2.Feedback (Rodney Jerkins, Dernst Emile, Tasleema Yasin, Lashawn Daniels) - 03:38 . 3.Luv (Rodney Jerkins, Dernst Emile, Tasleema Yasin, Lashawn Daniels) - 03:10 . 4.Spinnin (Interlude) (Rodney Jerkins) - 00:08 . 5.Rollercoaster…

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Miles Davis records the live double album ‘Agharta’ in Osaka, Japan (1975)

Miles Davis' 'Agharta' is a live double album recorded on the afternoon of February 1, 1975 in Osaka, Japan and released in August 1975 By CBS/Sony.Track Listing : 1.Prelude (Part 1) (Miles Davis) – 22:34 . 2.Prelude (Part 2) / Maiysha (Miles Davis) – 23:01 . 3.Theme From Jack Johnson (Miles Davis) – 26:17 . 4.Interlude (Miles Davis) – 25:59 Musicians : Miles Davis – Organ, Trumpet . Pete Cosey…

Alison, Lyle, Susan, Derek et al ‘Sing One With Willie’ (2019)

January 12, 2019 - Chris Stapleton, Bobby Bare, Margo Price, Lyle Lovett, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Jamey Johnson, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, The Avett Brothers, Ray Benson, Jack Johnson, Sturgill Simpson, Eric Church, Dane Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, George Strait, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson and more. They all take part in "Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw "…

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/…

John McLaughlin releases his second album : ‘Devotion’ (1970)

John McLaughlin's 'Devotion' is his second album recorded with Buddy Miles, Larry Young and Billy Rich and released in September 1970 by Douglas Records.Track Listing : 1.Devotion (John McLaughlin) - 11:25 . 2.Dragon Song (John McLaughlin) - 04:13 . 3.Marbles (John McLaughlin) - 04:05 . 4.Siren (John McLaughlin) - 05:55 . 5.Don'T Let The Dragon Eat Your Mother (John McLaughlin) - 05:18 .…

Virgin release Ben Harper’s second album : ‘Fight for Your Mind’ (1995)

Ben Harper's 'Fight for Your Mind' is his second (and last before adding the Innocent Criminals to his line-up) album released on August 1, 1995 by Virgin.1 . Ground On Down 2 . Ground On Down 3 . Another lonely day 4 . Please Me Like You Want To (w/ Jack Johnson) 5 . Gold to Me 6 . Burn One Down 7 . Excuse Me Mr 8 . Excuse Me Mr (Eurockéennes, 2008) 9 . Fight For Your Mind (Rockpalast, 1998) 10…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Turnaroundphrase (November 3 1973, Vienna) 2 . On The Corner Session (Interviews NY) Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One…

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…

Columbia publish ‘Big Fun,’ an album by Miles Davis recorded over a period of four years (1974)

Miles Davis 'Big Fun' is a double album recorded between 1969 and 1972 and released on April 19, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Great Expectations (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) / Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) – 27:23 . 2.Ife (Miles Davis) – 21:34 . 3.Recollections (Joe Zawinul) - 18:55 . 4.Trevere (Miles Davis) – 05:55 . 5.Go Ahead John (Miles Davis) – 28:27 . 6.Lonely Fire (Miles Davis) – 21:21 .…

Happy Birthday Emmylou Harris

April 2, 19** - Emmylou Harris, American singer, songwriter and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They…

Lieb & the Miles’ Sopranos

Dave Liebman, who turns 70 today belongs to the "soprano sax players featured on a Miles Davis studio record" small club. A club of eleven members - not counting anyone we may have missed : Wayne Shorter ("Bitches Brew", "In a Silent Way", "Big Fun"), Kenny Garrett ("Amandla"), Dave Liebman ("On the Corner", "Dark Magus"), Carlos Garnett ("On the Corner", "Big Fun", "Get Up with It"), Sonny…

50 Cent releases his debut album ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin” featuring ‘In da Club,’ ‘P.I.M.P.’ and ’21 Questions’ (2003)

50 Cent's 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'' is his debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre and Eminem and released on February 6, 2003 by Aftermath Entertainment.1 . What Up Gangsta (Live) 2 . What Up Gangsta (w/ Young Buck, Live) 3 . Patiently Waiting (w/ Eminem) 4 . Many Men / Wish Death 5 . Many Men (Live) 6 . In Da Club (Official Video) 7 . Heat (Official Video) 8 . Heat (Live) 9 . If I Can't…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s tribute album to Billie Holiday : ‘Tony Bennett on Holiday’ (1997)

'Tony Bennett on Holiday' is a studio album recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday and released on February 4, 1997 by Columbia.1 . Solitude 2 . All Of Me ("Later With Jools Holland," 1997) 3 . All Of Me 4 . Good Morning Heartache (w/ Sheryl Crow, Live, 2001) Track Listing : 1.(In My) Solitude (Eddie Delange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 02:57 . 2.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) -…

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…

Wes Montgomery records his fourth album for Riverside : ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’ (1960)

'The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery' is his fourth album recorded on January 26–27, 1960 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Four On Six (1965) 2 . West Coast Blues 3 . Quartet, 1965 Track Listing : 1.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) - 04:26 . 2.D-Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 05:23 . 3.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:44 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery)…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’ (1969)

Aretha Franklin's 'Soul '69' is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River'S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls Me (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) – 03:28 . 6.Bring It On Home To Me (Sam…

Tamla publish Marvin Gaye’s sixteenth album : ‘In Our Lifetime’ (1981)

Marvin Gaye's 'In Our Lifetime' is his sixteenth (and final for Motown) studio album released on January 15, 1981 by Tamla. Track Listing : 1.Praise (Marvin Gaye) - 04:51 . 2.Life Is For Learning (Marvin Gaye) - 03:39 . 3.Love Party (Marvin Gaye) - 04:58 . 4.Funk Me (Marvin Gaye) - 05:34 . 5.Far Cry (Marvin Gaye) - 04:28 . 6.Love Me Now Or Love Me Later (Marvin Gaye) - 04:59 . 7.Heavy Love Affair…

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…

Kudu Records publish Grover Washington, Jr’s debut album : ‘Inner City Blues’ (1972)

Grover Washington, Jr's 'Inner City Blues' is his debut album produced By Creed Taylor and released on January 3, 1972 by Kudu Records.1 . Medley Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Marvin Gaye) - 07:10 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 04:38 . 3.Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye) - 05:07 . 4.Until It'S Time For You To Go (Buffy Saint-Marie) - 04:35 . 5.I Loves…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Sings Bessie Smith' is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958.1 . Send Me To The Electric Chair Track Listing : 1.After You'Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) - 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) - 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter (Fletcher Henderson)…

Charles Mingus records ‘Changes Two,’ an album for Atlantic Records (1974)

Charles Mingus' 'Changes Two' is an album recorded on December 27, 28 & 30, 1974 and released In 1975 by Atlantic Records.1 . Free Cell Block F 'tis Nazi Usa (Montreux, 1975) 2 . Free Cell Block F 'tis Nazi Usa (Montreux, 1975) 3 . Orange Was The Colour Of Her Dress / Blue Silk Track Listing : 1.Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A. (Charles Mingus) - 06:56 . 2.Orange Was The Color Of Her…