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…

Happy Birthday Robert Kool Bell. ‘Leader Of The Gang’

This day (October 8, 1950), in Youngstown, Ohio, is born Robert Kool Bell, an American singer, bassist and founding member of Kool & the Gang.Tracklist : 1 . Kool And The Gang – Ladies Night 2 . Kool & The Gang – Jungle Boogie (2007) 3 . Kool And The Gang – Fresh (2004) 4 . Kool & The Gang – Summer Madness (2000) 5 . Kool And The Gang – Medley (1984) 6 . Kool And The Gang – Ooh La La…

De-Lite Records publish Kool & the Gang’s ‘Ladies’ Night,’ their thirteenth album featuring ‘Too Hot’ (1979)

Kool & the Gang's 'Ladies' Night' is their thirteenth studio album produced by Eumir Deodato and released on September 6, 1979 by De-Lite.1 . Ladies Night 2 . Ladies Night 3 . Too Hot Track listing : 1.Ladies' Night (George Brown, Kool & the Gang) - 06:38 . 2.Got You into My Life (Ronald Bell, Kool & the Gang) - 04:25 . 3.If You Feel Like Dancin' (Ronald Bell, Kool & the Gang) -…

Ice-T releases his fourth album : ‘O.G. Original Gangster’ (1991)

Ice-T's 'O.G. Original Gangster' is his fourth studio album released on May 14, 1991 by SireTrack Listing : 1.Home Of The Bodybag - 02:12 . 2.First Impression - 00:45 . 3.Ziplock - 01:19 . 4.Mic Contract - 04:23 . 5.Mind Over Matter - 04:12 . 6.New Jack Hustler - 04:43 . 7.Ed - 01:10 . 8.Bitches 2 - 05:24 . 9.Straight Up Nigga - 03:43 . 10.O.G. Original Gangster - 04:43 . 11.The House - 00:57 .…

Singing With Sheryl Crow OLDIES

Prince, Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones, Steve Earle, Willie Nelson , Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, James Gang, The Dixie Chicks, Stevie Nicks, Emmylou Harris, Sarah McLachlan, Liz Phair

Happy Birthday Joe Walsh

November 20, 1947 - Joseph Fidler Walsh simply known as Joe Walsh, American singer, guitarist & songwriter, member of James Gang, Eagles, etc. is 75. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Life's Been Good 2 . w/ The Eagles - Rocky Mountain Way (1977) 3 . w/ The James Gang - Walk away (1971) 4 . w/ Billy Gibbons - Life in the Fast Lane 5 . w/ Eagles - Hotel California 6 . Turn To Stone (1972) 7 .…

Fatboy Slim releases ‘You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby,’ his second album featuring ‘Right Here, Right Now’ (1998)

Fatboy Slim's 'You've Come a Long Way, Baby' is his second studio album featuring 'Right Here, Right Now' and released on October 19, 1998 by Skint / Astralwerks1 . Right Here, Right Now (Official Video) 2 . Rockafeller Skank (Official Video) 3 . Gangster Trippin (Official Video) 4 . Build It Up Tear It Down (Official Video) 5 . Praise You (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Right Here, Right Now…

Stones Throw publish ‘Donuts,’ J Dilla’s second album (2006)

J Dilla's 'Donuts' is his second (and final during his lifetime) studio album released on February 7, 2006 by Stones Throw Records.1 . Last Donut Of The Night (Official Video) 2 . Lightworks (Official Video) 3 . Don't Cry 4 . Geek Down 5 . UL(ove) J Dilla - Donuts Track Listing : 1.Donuts (Outro) (J Dilla) - 00:11 . . 2.Workinonit (J Dilla) - 02:57 . 3.Waves (J Dilla) - 01:38 . . 4.Light My…

Singing With Alicia Keys

John Mayer, James Bay, Brandi Carlile, Jack White, Eve, Stevie Wonder, Oumou Sangaré, Angelique Kidjo, Rob Thomas, Andra Day, Jay Z, Queen Latifah, Kathleen Battle

Death Row publish Dr. Dre’ s debut album : ‘The Chronic’ featuring Snoop Dogg (1992)

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' is his debut studio album featuring Snoop Dogg and released on December 15, 1992 by Death Row / Interscope 1 . Nuthin' But A G Thang (w/ Snoop Dogg ) 2 . Let Me Ride (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Chronic (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Colin Wolfe) - 01:57 . . 2.Fuck Wit Dre Day (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Colin Wolfe) - 04:52 . . 3.Let Me Ride.Dr. Dre, Rbx, Snoop Dogg) -…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Swings Lightly’ with the Marty Paich Dek-tette (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Swings Lightly' is a studio album recorded on November 23-24, 1958, with the Marty Paich Dek-tette and released the same year by VerveTrack Listing : 1.Little White Lies (Walter Donaldson) - 02:31 . 2.You Hit The Spot (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) - 02:44 . 3.What'S Your Story, Morning Glory? (Jack Lawrence, Paul Francis Webster, Mary Lou Williams) - 02:38 . 4.Just You, Just…

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…

RSO publish ‘Saturday Night Fever’ the soundtrack album from the eponymous film (1977)

'Saturday Night Fever' is the soundtrack album from the eponymous film featuring 'How Deep Is Your Love,' 'Stayin' Alive' and 'Night Fever' by the Bee Gees and released on November 15, 1977 by RSO / Polydor1 . Stayin Alive 2 . How Deep Is Your Love 3 . Night Fever 4 . More Than A Woman (w/ Bee Gees) 5 . If I Can't Have You (1977) 6 . Fifth Of Beethoven 7 . Open Sesame w/ Kool & The Gang 8 .…

2Pac releases his debut album : ‘2Pacalypse Now’ (1991)

2Pac's '2Pacalypse Now' is his debut studio album released on November 12, 1991, by Interscope / EastWest Records1 . Trapped 2 . If My Homie Calls (Official Video) 3 . If My Homie Calls (Live) 4 . Brenda's Got A Baby Track Listing : 1.Young Black Male (2Pac) - 02:35 . . 2.Trapped (2Pac) - 04:44 . . 3.Soulja'S Story (2Pac) - 05:05 . . 4.I Don'T Give A Fuck (2Pac) - 04:20 . 5.Violent (2Pac) -…

Run the Jewels release their their second album ‘RTJ2’ (2014)

Run the Jewels' 'RTJ2' is their second studio album produced by members Killer Mike and El-P with Little Shalimar and released on October 24, 2014 by Mass Appeal / RBC Records1 . Oh My Darling (Official Video) 2 . Blockbuster Night (Official Video) 3 . Close Your Eyes (w/ Zack De La Rocha, Official Video) 4 . Close Your Eyes (w/ Zack De La Rocha, Pitchfork Fest, 2015) 5 . Lie, Cheat, Steal…

We remember Son House. ‘No Father (of Delta Blues) Like Son’

This day (October 19, 1988), in Detroit, Michigan, died Eddie James House, Jr a.k.a Son House, an American blues singer and guitarist. Tracklist : 1 . Death Letter Blues 2 . Grinnin’ in Your Face 3 . w/ Buddy Guy – My Black Mama 4 . Forever on my Mind 5 . Levee Camp Blues Son House Top 10 : John the Revelator . Grinnin’ In Your Face . Death Letter Blues . Death Letter . Pony Blues . Pearline .…

This week In Soul Artists 41/52

Earth Wind and Fire, Chaka Khan, James Brown, Kool and The Gang, The Three Degrees, Lionel Richie, Donna Summer, Erykah Badu, Prince, Sam Moore, Solomon Burke

The Police release their third album : ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’ featuring ‘Don’t Stand So Close to Me’ and ‘De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da’ (1980)

The Police's 'Zenyatta Mondatta' is their third album, released on October 3, 1980 by A&M.1 . Don't Stand So Close To Me 2 . Driven To Tears (Gateshead, 1982) 3 . 1980 (Live) 4 . When The World Is Running Down (Chile, 1982) 5 . When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What's Still Around (Essen) 6 . Canary In A Coalmine 7 . Voices Inside My Head (Rock In Rio Madrid, 2008)…

Def Jam publish LL Cool J’s fourth album : ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ featuring ‘Around the Way Girl’ (1990)

LL Cool J's 'Mama Said Knock You Out' is his fourth studio album produced mostly by Marley Marl and released on September 14, 1990 by Def Jam.1 . Around The Way Girl ("Yahoo! Live Sets") 2 . Mama Said Knock You Out (Official Video) 3 . Jingling Baby 4 . 6 Minutes Of Pleasure Track Listing : 1.The Boomin' System (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 03:41 . . 2.Around The Way Girl (Ll…

Bad Boy Records publish The Notorious B.I.G.’s first album : ‘Ready To Die’ (1994)

The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die' is his debut studio album produced by Sean 'Puffy' Combs among others and released on September 13, 1994, by Bad Boy / Arista Records1 . Gimme The Loot (Live) 2 . Warning (Official Video) 3 . One More Chance (Official Video) ) 4 . One More Chance 5 . Juicy (Official Video) ) 6 . Big Poppa (Official Video) ) 7 . Unbelievable (Atlanta) Track Listing : 1.Intro…

Anita Baker releases ‘Rhythm of Love,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Body and Soul’ (1994)

Anita Baker's 'Rhythm of Love' is her fifth album released on September 13, 1994 by Elektra.1 . Body And Soul (Official Video) 2 . Body And Soul 3 . I Apologize (Official Video) 4 . I Apologize (1994) 5 . You Belong To Me 6 . Wrong Man Track Listing : 1.Rhythm Of Love (Anita Baker, Patrick Moten) - 05:50 . 2.The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 04:47 . 3.Body And Soul (Rick Nowels,…

OutKast release their second album : ‘ATLiens’ featuring ‘Elevators (Me & You)’ (1996)

OutKast's 'ATLiens' is their second studio album released on August 27, 1996 by LaFace Records.1 . Atliens (Official Video) 2 . Jazzy Belle (Official Video) 3 . Elevators (Me & You) (Official Video) 4 . Two Dope Boyz (In A Cadillac) (Animated Music Video) Track listing : 1.You May Die (Intro) (Joi Gilliam, Myrna Crenshaw, Organized Noize) - 01:05 . ( . 2.Two Dope Boyz (In a Cadillac)…

Kid Rock releases ‘Devil Without A Cause,’ his fourth album featuring ‘Bawitdaba’ (1998)

Kid Rock's 'Devil Without a Cause' is his fourth studio album featuring 'Bawitdaba,' co-produced with John Travis and released on August 18, 1998 by Atlantic1 . Bawitdaba 2 . Bawitdaba (7/24/1999, Woodstock 99, East Stage) 3 . Cowboy 4 . Cowboy (Sturgis) 5 . I Am The Bullgod 6 . I Am The Bullgod (Live On "Reverb 99") 7 . Wasting Time (Live) 8 . Welcome 2 The Party 9 . Got One For Ya (Buffalo,…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.1 . Shake Your Rump (Amsterdam) 2 . Egg Man 3 . High Plains Drifter (Japan Space Shower, 1995) 4 . POSSE IN EFFECT & HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (Live, 98) 5 . Sounds of Science (Japan Space Shower, 1994) 6 . Sounds Of Science (Kawasaki, 1996) 7 . Hey Ladies 8 . Interview + Looking down the barrel of a…

Jive publish ‘Homebase’ by DJ Jazzy Jeff & Will Smith a.k.a. The Fresh Prince (1991)

'Homebase' by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince is their fourth studio album released on July 23, 1991 by Jive/RCA .1 . Summertime 2 . The Things That U Do 3 . Ring My Bell Track Listing : 1.I'M All That (Rick James, Will Smith, Jeff Townes) - 03:44 . . 2.Summertime (Robert "Kool" Bell, George "Funky" Brown, Robert "Spike" Mickens, Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Claydes Smith, Alton…

Leonard Cohen records ‘Live in London’ at London’s O2 Arena (2009)

Leonard Cohen's 'Live in London' is his eighteenth album recorded on July 17, 2008 at London's O2 Arena and released on March 31, 2009 By Columbia.1 . Dance Me To The End Of Love (London) 2 . The Future (London) 3 . Ain't No Cure For Love (London) 4 . Bird On The Wire (London) 5 . Everybody Knows (London) 6 . In My Secret Life (London) 7 . Who By Fire (London) 8 . Hey, That's No Way To Say…

Jay Z’s releases ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ his twelfth studio album featuring Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, among other guests (2013)

Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ is his twelfth studio album featuring Justin Timberlake, Nas, Rick Ross, Frank Ocean and Beyoncé as guests and released on July 4, 2013, by Roc-A-Fella / Roc Nation1 . Holy Grail (w/ Beyonce) 2 . Tom Ford\Run The World (w/ Beyonce) 3 . F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt (On the Run Tour) 4 . On The Run Part II (w/ Beyonce) 5 . On The Run Part II (w/ Beyonce, Stade de…

Miles Davis releases his final album ‘Doo-Bop’ (1992)

Miles Davis' 'Doo-Bop' is his final studio album marking his turn to hip-hop music and released on June 30, 1992 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Mystery ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) - 03:56 . 2.The Doo Bop Song ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) - 04:58 . . 3.Chocolate Chip (Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Donald Hepburn) - 04:42 . . 4.High Speed Chase (Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Larry Mizell) - 04:41 . .…

Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia1 . Countdown To Armageddon (Chuck D Intro, Sydney) 2 . Countdown To Armageddon / Mind Terrorist (Live) 3 . Bring The Noise (Original Video) 4 . Bring The Noise (Official Video, w/ Anthrax) 5 . Don't Believe The…

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,…

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

Columbia publish MGMT’s second album ‘Congratulations’ (2010)

MGMT's 'Congratulations' is their second studio album co-produced with Sonic Boom and released on April 13, 2010 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.It'S Working (Andrew Vanwyngarden, Ben Goldwasser) - 04:05 . 2.Song For Dan Treacy (Andrew Vanwyngarden, Ben Goldwasser) - 04:09 . 3.Someone'S Missing (Andrew Vanwyngarden, Ben Goldwasser) - 02:29 . 4.Flash Delirium (Andrew Vanwyngarden, Ben…

RCA publish Foo Fighters’ seventh album : ‘Wasting Light’ featuring ‘Rope’ (2011)

Foo Fighters' 'Wasting Light' feat. 'Rope' is their seventh studio album produced by Butch Vig and released on April 12, 2011 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Bridge Burning (Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear) - 04:46 . 2.Rope (Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear) - 04:19 . 3.Dear Rosemary (Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’ recorded with Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs (1966)

Otis Redding's 'The Soul Album' is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco.Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) - 03:31 . 2.It'S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) - 02:47 . 3.Cigarettes And Coffee (Jerry Butler, Eddie Thomas, Jay Walker) - 03:53…

J&R Adventures publish ‘Live In Amsterdam,’ the first collaboration album by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa (2014)

'Live In Amsterdam' by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their first collaboration album recorded at Koninklijk Theater Carre in Amsterdam and released on March 24, 2014 by J&R Adventures.Track Listing : 1.Amsterdam, Amsterdam! (Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, Kevin Shirley) - 01:45 . 2.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) - 02:59 . 3.Sinner'S Prayer (Lowell Fulson, Lloyd…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…