Muddy Waters records ‘At Newport 1960’ with Otis Spann and James Cotton (1960)

Muddy Waters' 'At Newport 1960' is a live album recorded on July 3, 1960 with Otis Spann and James Cotton and released on November 15, 1960 by Mca/Chess..1 . Newport, 1960 2 . Got My Mojo Working (Newport Jazz) 3 . Hoochie Coochie Man (Newport, 1960) Track Listing : 1.I Got My Brand On You (Willie Dixon) - 04:24 . 2.(I'M Your) Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 02:50 . 3.Baby, Please Don'T…

James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

From 'Polka Dots And Moonbeams' to 'Darn That Dream' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'James Van Heusen'. It has Bobby Darin, Chico Hamilton, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson and many more.

This month In Blues Legends 06/12

Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Bobby Rush, Johnnie Taylor, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Lurrie Bell, David Bromberg, Albert King, Sippie Wallace, John Mayall, The Bluesbreakers, James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Magic Slim, The Teardrops, Koko Taylor, Bo Diddley

We remember Luther Allison. ‘The Blues is On’

This day ( August 12, 1997), in Madison, Wisconsin, died Luther Allison, an American blues guitarist who played with Howlin' Wolf's band and backed James Cotton.Tracklist : 1 . Watching You 2 . Soul Fixin' Man (1994) 3 . w/ Johnny Hallyday - La Guitare fait mal (1992) 4 . Bad News is Coming 5 . Otis Rush & Luther Allison & Eric Clapton – Every Day I Have The Blues 6 . Serious (1985) 7 .…

This month In Blues Legends 07/12

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Earl King, Taj Mahal, Magic Slim, Eric Bibb, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Johnny Winter, Jeff Healey, John Lee Hooker , Keb' Mo', Albert King

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,…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got My Mojo Working . w/ Foghat- I Just Want To Make Love To You (1978) . w/ Clark Terry - Stormy Monday Blues (1977) . The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named Rock…

We remember Otis Spann. ‘Sketches Of Spann’

This day ( April 24, 1970), in Chicago, Illinois, died Otis Spann, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Willy Dixon et al - Bye Bye Blues . w/ Muddy Waters - Nobody Knows My Trouble (1968 ) . Blues Don't Like Nobody (1966) . It Ain't Nobody's Business but I Do (1966) . Spann's Blues (1963) . Tracklist : Country Boy . It Must Have Been the Devil . Worried…

Muddy Waters releases the album ‘Hard Again’ produced by Johnny Winter (1977)

Muddy Waters' 'Hard Again' is an album produced by Johnny Winter and released on January 10, 1977 by Blue Sky.Track Listing : 1.Mannish Boy (Mckinley Morganfield, Ellas Mcdaniel, Mel London) - 05:23 . 2.Bus Driver (Mckinley Morganfield, Terry Abrahamson) - 07:44 . 3.I Want To Be Loved (Willie Dixon) - 02:20 . 4.Jealous Hearted Man (Mckinley Morganfield) - 04:23 . 5.I Can'T Be Satisfied (Mckinley…

Singing (and Playing) With Keith Richards

Keith Richards whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has performed with, beside his famous Rolling Stones colleagues, . myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them. They are The Faces, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry . Sheryl Crow . Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, James Cotton, Etta James, Robert Cray, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson . Johnny Depp, Eric Clapton…

Happy Birthday Keith Richards. ‘Keith On My List’

This day (December 18, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Keith Richards, English guitarist, singer-songwriter, co-founder of The The Rolling StonesTracklist : Around & Around (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1964) . Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sing The Stones and The Beatles (1965) . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The The Rolling Stones, (1967) . Jumpin’ Jack Flash (w/ The The Rolling…

Robben Ford – A Day In Nashville

Released in February/March 2014, "A Day In Nashville" is the latest studio album by guitarist Robben Ford and his band recorded in one day.Track Listing : 1.Green Grass, Rainwater (Robben Ford) - 04:06 . 2.Midnight Comes Too Soon (Robben Ford) - 04:57 . 3.Ain'T Drinkin' Beer No More (Robben Ford) - 05:21 . 4.Top Down Blues (Robben Ford) - 05:12 . 5.Different People (Robben Ford) - 04:12 . 6.Cut…

Openings (and Closings)

From 'Open Your Eyes You Can Fly' to 'Open Up The Doghouse' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Openings (and Closings)'. It has Joanie Sommers, Dean Martin, Paulo Fresu, Richard Galliano & Jan Landgren, Lyn Paul and many more.

A Match Made In Blues Heaven

From 'God don't like it' to 'Devil Is Watching You', we have mixed 16 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'God vs Devil, Good vs Evil'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Meade Lux Lewis, Muddy Waters, Reverend Utah Smith and many more.

Everybody Is A Busy Body

From 'Everybody Calls Me Crazy' to 'Everybody Loves The Sunshine', we have mixed 19 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Everybody'. It has Wynonie Harris, Brigitte Bardot, Henry Mancini, Trijntje Oosterhuis and many more.

Boys Get The Blues, Girls Too

From 'Blues Boy s Tone' to 'Little Girl Won't Quit', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Boys & Girls'. It has Johnnie Taylor, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Minnie, John Primer and many more.

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..

We remember Cab Calloway. ‘Follow That Cab’

This day (November 18, 1994), in Hockessin, Delaware, died Cab Calloway, an American jazz singer and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Geechy Joe / Stormy Weather (1943) 2 . It Ain’t Necessarily So 3 . Hi De Ho Man 4 . Minnie the Moocher (1958) 5 . Blues In The Night 6 . w/ the Nicholas Brothers – Jumpin Jive (1943) 7 . Jitterbug Party (1935) Cab Calloway Top 10 : Minnie the Moocher . Reefer Man . The…

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Gershwin’s World’ his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder and Wayne Shorter (1998)

Herbie Hancock's 'Gershwin's World' is his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, etc and released on October 20, 1998 by Verve.1 . Fascinating Rhythm (w/ Cyro, BET Jazz) 2 . The Man I Love (w/ Trijntje Oosterhuis) 3 . St. Louis Blues (w/ Terri Lyne Carrington, Live) 4 . St. Louis Blues (w/ Jools Holland) 5 . Hana (w/ Joni Mitchell) 6 .…

Ray Charles records ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two’ (1962)

Ray Charles 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two' is an album (following the success of Vol 1) recorded on September 5 and 7, 1962 and released in October 1962 by ABC-Paramount. 1 . You Are My Sunshine (Live) 2 . Take these Chains From My Heart (w/ the Edmonton Symphony Orch.) 3 . Take these Chains From My Heart 4 . Your Cheatin' Heart (Live) Track listing : 1.You Are My…

Concord publish Al Jarreau’s ‘My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke’ recorded with Stanley Clarke (2014)

Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke' is a special tribute reorded with Stanley Clarke and released on August 5, 2014 by Concord.1 . My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke 2 . George Duke Memorial Service (w/ Al Jarreau, Aug. 19th, 2013, Los Angeles) 3 . Stanley Clarke and Al Jarreau on George Duke Tribute Album Track Listing : 1.My Old Friend (Steve George, John Lang, Richard…

Lionel Richie releases his third solo album : ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’ featuring ‘Say You, Say Me’ (1986)

Lionel Richie's 'Dancing on the Ceiling' is his third solo album released before he takes a ten years hiatus on July 15, 1986 by Motown.1 . Dancing On The Ceiling (Paris, 2007) 2 . Dancing On The Ceiling 3 . Sela 4 . Ballerina Girl 5 . Love Will Conquer All 6 . Say You Say Me 7 . Say You Say Me (Live) 8 . Say You Say Me (Symphonica In Rosso) Track Listing : 1.Dancing On The Ceiling (Mike…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book' is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records.1 . Côte d'Azur - I 2 . Côte d'Azur - II 3 . w/ Duke Ellington (1968) 4 . I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So 5 . sings In a Mellow Tone (w/ Oscar Peterson) 6 . It Don't Mean a thing (1974) 7 . Just a sittin…

SZA releases ‘Ctrl,’ her debut album featuring Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar among other guests (2017)

SZA's 'Ctrl' is her debut studio album featuring Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar among other guests and released on June 9, 2017 by Top Dawg Entertainment / RCA1 . Supermodel (Official Video) 2 . Supermodel (Live) 3 . Love Galore (Official Video, w/ Travis Scott) 4 . Doves In The Wind (Official Video, w/ Kendrick Lamar) 5 . doves in the wind (live in bloom) 6 . Drew Barrymore (Official Video) 7 .…

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,…

Duke Ellington ‘Together for the First Time / The Great Reunion’ with Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (1961)

'Together for the First Time / The Great Reunion'' is the combination of two recordings done on April 3–4, 1961 by a sextet combining Duke Ellington with Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars, and both released the same year by Roulette.Track Listing : 1.Duke'S Place (Duke Ellington, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele) - 05:08 . 2.I'M Just A Lucky So And So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) - 03:11 . 3.Cotton Tail…

Fleetwood Mac featuring Peter Green & Jeremy Spencer release their debut album ‘Fleetwood Mac’ (1968)

'Fleetwood Mac' is their eponymous debut album released on February 24, 1968 and featuring Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer as guitarists and singers.Track Listing : 1.My Heart Beat Like A Hammer (Jeremy Spencer) - 02:55 . 2.Merry Go Round (Peter Green) - 04:05 . 3.No Place To Go (Chester Burnett) - 03:20 . 4.My Baby'S Good To Me (Jeremy Spencer) - 02:50 . 5.I Loved Another Woman (Peter Green) -…

Duke Ellington records ‘The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943’ for Prestige (1943)

Duke Ellington's 'The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943' is a live album recorded on January 23, 1943 at Carnegie Hall In New York City and released in 1977 By Prestige. Track Listing : 1.The Star Spangled Banner (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith) - 01:12 . 2.Black And Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington, James Bubber Miley) - 06:35 . 3.Rockin' In Rhythm (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving…

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.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) - 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) - 04:41 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Change My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 04:04…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson and so…

A Box Of Candies

From 'Chocolate Shake' to 'Candy Man' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz And Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Chocolates & Candies'. It has Stan Getz , Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Les Primitifs Du Futur, Juan Formell Y Los Van Van and many more.

‘Unforeseen Blessings’ by The Leaders

'Unforeseen Blessings' by The Leaders is their third album featuring an all-star jazz group - that is Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey and Don Moye - recorded on December 19–20, 1988 and released in 1989 By Black Saint.Track Listing : 1.In A Minute (Kirk Lightsey) - 02:51 . 2.Hip Dripper (Arthur Blythe) - 03:35 . 3.Sun Precondition Five (Don Moye) - 00:38…

UnBlues

From 'Untrue Blues' to 'Unchain My Heart', we have mixed 17 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of '"Un"words'. It has John Lee Hooker, Stacey Kent, Lina Nyberg & Esbjörn Svensson, Ana Popovic and many more.