This month In ’60s Throwback’ 05/12

Barbra Streisand, Jackie Wilson, Sonny & Cher, Jimi Hendrix, The Isley Brothers, Judy Collins, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Small Faces, The Byrds, Bob Dylan, Lonnie Donegan

This week In Soul Artists 21/52

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Soul II Soul, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Minnie Riperton, Jackie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye

Mercury publish “Too-Rye-Ay,” Dexys Midnight Runners’ second album featuring ‘Come On Eileen’ (1982)

Dexys Midnight Runners' 'Too-Rye-Ay' is their second studio album featuring 'Come On Eileen' released on July 22, 1982 by Mercury1 . Celtic Soul Brothers (1983) 2 . The Celtic Soul Brothers ("The Tube" 1983) 3 . Plan B / Let's Make This Precious (Germany, 1983) 4 . Let's Make This Precious (Live, 1982) 5 . All In All / Jackie Wilson Said (Germany, 1983) 6 . All In All (This One Last Wild Waltz) 7…

Michael Bublé publishes his eighth album : ‘To Be Loved’ (2013)

Michael Bublé's 'To Be Loved' is his eighth studio album produced by Bob Rock and released on April 22, 2013 by 143 / Reprise Track Listing : 1.You Make Me Feel So Young (Mack Gordon) - 03:06 . 2.It'S A Beautiful Day (Michael Bublé, Bob Rock, Alan Chang) - 03:19 . 3.To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:15 . 4.Who'S Lovin You (William Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy) - 02:56 . 5.Something…

This week In Soul Artists 03/52

Etta James, Wilson Pickett, Parliament Funkadelic, Jackie Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, Whitney Houston, Incognito, Erykah Badu . The Roots, Temptations, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sade. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Etta James . Midnight Hour (w/ BB King . Stevie Ray…

We remember Sam Cooke. ‘Who Did Send You?’

This day (December 11, 1964), in Los Angeles, California, died Sam Cooke, an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer.Tracklist : 1 . Twistin’ the Night Away (1963) 2 . Documentary (1964) 3 . Blowing in the Wind 4 . You Send Me 5 . Old Man River 6 . w/ Jackie Wilson – Cha Cha Cha (1958) 7 . The Sam Cooke Story Tracklist : A Change Is Gonna Come . Wonderful World . You Send Me . Cupid .…

I Wish I Could But I Can’t

From 'I Can't Stay Mad At You' to 'I Can't Get Started' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Soul, Blues,…' tunes around the theme of 'Things You Can't Do'. It has Skeeter Davis, Shirley Bassey, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie McLean's Rythm Boys and many more.

My Girl

Starting and ending with 'My Girl' made famous by The Temptations, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bobby Rydell, The Righteous Brothers, The Shangri-Las, Eddie Floyd and many more.

Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their final album with Melvin Franklin (1995)

The Temptations's 'For Lovers Only' is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown.1 . Some Enchanting Evening 2 . Some Enchanted Evening (1995) 3 . Time After Time Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 05:28 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 05:49 . 3.At…

UB40 release their fourth album : ‘Labour of Love’ featuring ‘Red Red Wine’ (1983)

UB40's 'Labour of Love' is their fourth studio album featuring only covers among which 'Red Red Wine,' co-produced with Ray 'Pablo' Falconer and released on September 12, 1983 by Virgin1 . Cherry Oh Baby 2 . Keep On Moving 3 . Please Don't Make Me Cry 4 . Sweet Sensation 5 . Johnny Too Bad 6 . Johnny Too Bad (South Africa) 7 . Red Red Wine (Official Video) 8 . Guilty 9 . She Caught The Train 10 .…

Island release Jimmy Cliff’s ‘The Harder They Come,’ the soundtrack album of the movie of the same name (1972)

Jimmy Cliff's 'The Harder They Come' is the soundtrack album (released on July 7, 1972 by Island) to the eponymous film where Cliff is the star.1 . The Harder They Come 2 . The Harder They Come 3 . Draw Your Brakes Scotty 4 . Bongoman/Rivers of Babylon Mashup 5 . Jimmy Cliff Recording The Harder They Come In Studio Session Track Listing : 1.You Can Get It If You Really Want (Jimmy Cliff) -…

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 .…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

We remember George Shearing. ‘The Lullaby of Shearing Land’

This day ( February 14, 2011), in New York City, New York, died Sir George Shearing, an Anglo-American jazz pianist.Tracklist : w/ Peggy Lee - Lullaby Of Birdland . w/ Mel Torme - Medley At Newport . At The Boston Pops . I'Ll Be Around . Move . w/ Pat Boone - Two Well Knowns In Paradise . Tracklist : Guilty . Lullaby Of Birdland . September In The Rain . Pick Yourself Up . Conception . I'll…

Kanye West releases his debut album : ‘The College Dropout’ featuring ‘Through the Wire,’ ‘Jesus Walks,’ ‘All Falls Down’ and ‘Slow Jamz’…

Kanye West's 'The College Dropout' is his debut studio album released on February 10, 2004 by Roc-A-Fella Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Kanye West) - 00:19 . 2.We Don'T Care (Kanye West, Miri Ben-Ari, Ross Vannelli) - 03:59 . . 3.Graduation Day (Kanye West, John Stephens Miri Ben-Ari) - 01:22 . 4.All Falls Down (Kanye West, Lauryn Hill) - 03:43 . . 5.I'Ll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) - 01:09…

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP - Blues for Diahann (1997) . Freddie Hubbard & Stablemates (1989) . w/ Alan Branscombe, Dave Goldberg, Tubby Hayes -…

Adele releases ’21’ featuring ‘Rolling in the Deep,’ ‘Someone like You,’ ‘Set Fire to the Rain,’ ‘Rumour Has It’ and ‘Turning…

Adele's '21' feat. 'Rolling in the Deep' is her second studio album released on January 24 , 2011 by XL / ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Rolling In The Deep (Adele Adkins, Paul Epworth) - 03:49 . 2.Rumour Has It (Adele Adkins, Ryan Tedder) - 03:43 . 3.Turning Tables (Adele Adkins, Ryan Tedder) - 04:10 . 4.Don'T You Remember (Adele Adkins, Dan Wilson) - 04:03 . 5.Set Fire To The Rain (Adele Adkins,…

Columbia publish ‘Paul Simon,’ his eponymous second solo album featuring ‘Mother and Child Reunion,’ ‘Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard’ and ‘Duncan’…

'Paul Simon' feat. 'Mother and Child Reunion' is his eponymous second studio album as a solo artist co-produced with Roy Halee and released on January 14, 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Mother And Child Reunion (Paul Simon) - 03:05 . 2.Duncan (Paul Simon) - 04:39 . 3.Everything Put Together Falls Apart (Paul Simon) - 01:59 . 4.Run That Body Down (Paul Simon) - 03:52 . 5.Armistice Day (Paul…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

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) -…

Midnight, Before, After And ’Round

From 'Moanin´ At Midnight' to 'Long About Midnight' , we have mixed 18 'Straight Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway and many more.

Take Five (recounted)

From 'Take Five' to 'Five Will Get You Ten' , we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Five'. It has Jackie McLean, Grover Washington, Eliane Elias, Gerry Mulligan and many more.

Hopes And Promises

From 'Never Will I Marry' to 'I Will Always Love You', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises'. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more.