We Remember J. J. Johnson. ‘Bonified’

This day ( February 4, 2001), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died James Louis 'J.J.' Johnson, an American jazz trombonist.Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . w/ Kai Winding - It'S Alright With Me . It Never Entered My Mind . Blue Bossa (1993) . w/ Sonny Stitt H. Mcghee - Now'S The Time . w/ Jamey Abersold - Unknown . Quintergy (1993) . Carolyn Johnson - Lament . Tracklist : Lover Man . Turnpike . Capri .…

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…

Hank, Kacey, Miranda et al celebrate Merle Haggard (2017)

April 6, 2017 - Hank Williams Jr., Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Avett Brothers, Dierks Bentley, Jamey Johnson, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Keith Richards and more. They all take part in the Merle Haggard Tribute at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN

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…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 09/52

Snoop Dogg . Gorillaz, Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Fallon . The Roots, Bonnie Raitt . Bo Diddley, Johnny Cash . James Taylor, Grace Slick . Hot Tuna, Tom Jones . Dusty Springfield, Rachelle Ferrell . Jennifer Hudson, Robert Glasper . Lalah Hathaway, Mary . Blige, Brandy, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Kahn, Cece Winans . Whitney Houston, Billy Joel . Roger Daltrey, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder . Tom Morello,…

Menu Du Jour Feb. 28 & 29 (EN – FR – ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Rickie Lee Jones, Robert Plant, Steely Dan, U2, AC/DC, Faces, MC5, Nina Simone, Can, Talk Talk, Young Marble Giants, Thelonious Monk, Soft Machine, Robert Glasper, Chet Baker, Everything but the Girl, The Mamas and the Papas We Celebrate Brian Jones, Cindy Wilson, B-52s We Watch Billy Preston, Jamie Cullum, Eric…

We remember Glenn Frey. ‘But You Can Never Leave!’

This day (January 18, 2016), in New York City, died Glenn Lewis Frey a.k.a. Glenn Frey, an American singer, songwriter and founder of the Eagles.Tracklist : Club Troubadour in L.A. (w/ Don Henley, 1971) . Peacefull Easy feeling (w/ Eagles, Voorburg 1973) . Midnight Flyer (w/ Eagles, DKRC, 1974) . Hotel California (w/ Eagles, 1977) . New Kid In Town (w/ Eagles, Live in Washington D C 1977) .…

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 Billy Gibbons

December 16, 1949 - William Frederick Gibbons simply known as Billy Gibbons, American artist, guitarist and lead vocalist of ZZ Top is 71. Happy Birthday SirZZ Top's 'Tres Hombres' feat. 'La Grange' is their third album released on July 26, 1973 by London. >> Released on March 23, 1983, "Eliminator" is the eighth (and their most successful) studio album by ZZ Top. >> ZZ Top take…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 47/52

Bonnie Raitt . Bruce Hornsby, The Rolling Stones . Bonnie Raitt, Muddy Waters . The Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp . Billy Joel, Josh Groban . Sharon Isbin, Jamey Johnson . Alison Krauss, Bob Welch . Christine McVie, Joe Walsh . Daryl Hall, Johnny Winter . Dr. John, Michael Hutchence . Bono, Sheila E. . Candy Dulfer, Tower Of Power . Candy DulferThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected…

Paul, Neil, Alison et al pay tribute to Willie Nelson (2015)

November 19, 2015 - Paul Simon, Buckwheat Zydeco, Edie Brickell, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Neil Young, Rosanne Cash, Cyndi Lauper, Raul Malo, Leon Bridges will join forces at the Gershwin Prize Award honoring Willie Nelson at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Willie Nelson does not sing Frank Sinatra’s repertoire like Sinatra. He sings it his way.

Willie Nelson's 'My Way' is his sixty-eighth studio album featuring Norah Jones on one song, produced by Buddy Cannon and Matt Rollings and released on September 14, 2018 by Legacy Recordings(Source Willie Nelson - My Way | Official Site)Rolling Stone “He didn’t worry about behind the beat or in front of the beat, or whatever – he could sing it either way, and that’s the feel you have to have.”…

Don Henley goes country in Austin (2015)

September 1, 2015 - PBS "Austin City Limits" tapes Don Henley of Eagles fame, playing his country music album with various guests - Ashley Monroe, Jamey Johnson, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Martie Maguire and Emily Robinson. The show is to be aired on October 22

Happy Birthday Alison Krauss

July 23, 19** - Miss Alison Krauss, American singer and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissReleased on October 23, 2007, "Raising Sand" is a collaboration album by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. >> Paul Simon, Buckwheat Zydeco, Edie Brickell, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Neil Young, Rosanne Cash, Cyndi Lauper, Raul Malo, Leon Bridges will join forces at the Gershwin Prize Award…

As we wish Eagles drummer, Don Henley a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Eagles At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American drummer, Don Henley a 'Happy 73th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Eagles CREDITSPhoto : Steve AlexanderAudio : Hotel California . Take It Easy . Desperado . Life in the Fast Lane . Tequila Sunrise . New Kid in Town . One of These Nights . Witchy Woman . Take It to the Limit . Peaceful Easy Feeling . Video : Hotel California . Lyin'…

Heads Up publish Esperanza Spalding’s fourth album : ‘Radio Music Society’ (2012)

Esperanza Spalding's 'Radio Music Society' is her fourth studio album released March 20, 2012 by Heads Up International.Track Listing : 1.Radio Song (Esperanza Spalding) - 06:32 . 2.Cinnamon Tree (Esperanza Spalding) - 05:36 . 3.Crowned & Kissed (Spalding, Algebra Blesset)- 04:35 . 4.Land Of The Free (Esperanza Spalding) - 01:54 . 5.Black Gold (Esperanza Spalding) - 05:17 . 6.I Can'T Help It…

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Possibilities,’ his forty-fifth album featuring John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Angélique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, Joss Stone, Carlos Santana, Paul…

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Possibilities' is his forty-fifth studio (featuring a myriad of famous guests) album released on August 29, 2005 by Vector/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Stitched Up (Herbie Hancock, John Mayer) - 05:27 . 2.Safiatou (Harold Alexander) - 05:25 . 3.A Song for You (Leon Russell) - 07:05 . 4.I Do It for Your Love (Paul Simon) - 05:58 . 5.Hush, Hush, Hush (Paula Cole) - 04:46 .…