We remember Jimmy Scott. ‘Little Big Jimmy’

This day (June 12, 2014), in LAs Vegas, died Jimmy Scott a.k.a Little Jimmy Scott, an American jazz vocalist famous for his high contralto voice,Tracklist : 1 . The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 2 . All Of Me (2000) 3 . w/ Lou Reed - Magic & Loss 04 Power and Glory (The Situation) (1992) 4 . I Cried For You (2000) 5 . Time After Time Tracklist : Nothing Compares 2 U . Sometimes I Feel…

John McLaughlin meets Jimmy Herring in NYC (2017)

November 3, 2017 - guitarists John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring and their respective bands : The 4th Dimension for McLaughlin - that is Ranjit Barot (d), Gary Husband (kb, ds) & Etienne M’Bappé (b) - and The Invisible Whip for Herring - that is Jeff Sipe (d), Matt Slocum (B3,Clavinet), Jason Crosby (viol,Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer) & Kevin Scott (b) - will perform separately and together…

The Waterboys publish ‘Fisherman’s Blues,’ their fourth album co*produced by leader Mike Scott (1988)

The Waterboys' "Fisherman's Blues" is their fourth studio album produced by leader Mike Scott, Vinnie Kilduff, Bob Johnston & John Dunford and released in October 1988 by Ensign / Chrysalis1 . Fisherman's Blues 2 . We Will Not Be Lovers 3 . We Will Not Be Lovers (Milano, 26/9/2015) 4 . Strange Boat 5 . Strange Boat 6 . Sweet Thing 7 . Sweet Thing / Blackbird (Liverpool, 8Th Dec, 2013) 8 .…

Jill Scott releases her second album : ‘Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2’ (2004)

Jill Scott's 'Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2' is her second studio album released on August 31, 2004 by Hidden Beach.1 . A Long Walk / Golden (Live 2 . Running Across My Mind (Atlantic City, NJ 3 . Whatever (Live In Paris 4 . Rasool (Live In Paris 5 . My Petition (Live In Paris Track listing : 1.Warm Up (Jill Scott, James Poyser) – 1:20 . 2.I'm Not Afraid (Jill Scott, Omari…

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) -…

We remember Jimmy Smith. ‘Jimmy Moved On’

This day (February 8, 2005), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died Jimmy Smith,a jazz musician whose performances on the Hammond B-3 electric organ helped to popularize the instrument.Tracklist : 1 . The Cat 2 . Watermelon Man (2004) 3 . St Thomas (1992) 4 . w/ Kenny Burrell - Got My Mojo Workin' (1993) 5 . Honky Tonk 6 . The Sermon (1964) Tracklist : Back At The Chicken Shack . The Cat . Walk On The…

Pink Martini release ‘Hey Eugene!’ their third album (2007)

Pink Martini's 'Hey Eugene!' is their third full-length album released on May 15, 2007 by Heinz Records.Track Listing : 1.Everywhere (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) - 03:10 . 2.Tempo Perdido (Ataulfo Alves) - 03:42 . 3.Mar Desconocido (Martin Zarzar, Frederic Chopin) - 03:12 . 4.Taya Tan (Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami) - 02:42 . 5.City Of Night (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) - 04:19 . 6.Ojalá…

It’s Snow (or Never)

From 'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' to 'Ornette Never Sleeps' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Snow (or … Never)'. It has George Shearing & Billy May, Michel Legrand, Quincy Jones, Art Blakey and many more.

Cry Me A Blues River

From 'Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry' to 'Keep Yourself From Crying Too' , we have mixed 17 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Crying Time'. It has Lynn White, Freddie Spruell, Etta James, Otis Rush and many more.

Thinking Is Just An Idea

From 'I Think It Was A Dream' to 'I Think I'll Call It Morning' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Thinking'. It has Chick Corea, Dinah Washington, Elmer Bernstein, Donald Byrd and many more.

It Takes Many To Be Alone

From 'Alone In The City' to 'Lonely Boy Blues', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Solitude'. It has Mal Waldron, Brenda Lee, Wes Montgomery, Ray Charles 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.

Matador publish ‘Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain’ the second Pavement’s album (1994)

Pavement's 'Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain' is their second studio album produced by the band and released on February 2, 1994 by Matador1 . Silence Kit (Coachella, 2010) 2 . Elevate Me Later (Live, 1995) 3 . Elevate Me Later (Central Park, September 24, 2010) 4 . Stop Breathin (On "120 Minutes") 5 . Cut Your Hair (Official Video) 6 . Unfair ("Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," 9/23/2010) 7 . Unfair…

Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'Attica Blues' is an album (in direct reference to the Attica Prison riots) recorded on January 24–26, 1972 at A&R Recording, NYC and released the same year by Impulse!1 . Blues For Brother G. Jackson (w/ Attica Blues Big Band) Track Listing : 1.Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 04:49 . 2.Invocation: Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 00:18 . 3.Steam,…

Warren Zevon releases his third album : ‘Excitable Boy’ featuring ‘Werewolves of London’ (1978)

Warren Zevon's 'Excitable Boy' feat. 'Werewolves of London' is his third (and best-selling of his career) studio album released on January 18, 1978 by Asylum Records. 1 . Excitable Boy (10/1/1982, Capitol Theatre) 2 . Werewolves Of London (10/1/1982, Capitol Theatre) 3 . Nighttime In The Switching Yard (1978) 4 . Lawyers, Guns And Money (4/18/1980, Capitol Theatre) Track Listing : 1.Johnny…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Rush,’ a soundtrack album to the eponymous movie (1992)

Eric Clapton's 'Rush' is the soundtrack album to the movie of the same name fully written and performed by Clapton and released on January 14, 1992 by Duck / Reprise,Track Listing : 1.New Recruit (Eric Clapton) - 01:30 . 2.Tracks And Lines (Eric Clapton) - 03:00 . 3.Realization (Eric Clapton) - 02:41 . 4.Kristen And Jim (Eric Clapton) - 03:38 . 5.Preludin Fugue (Eric Clapton) - 03:19 . 6.Cold…

Atlantic Records publish ‘Led Zeppelin’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Good Times Bad Times’ and ‘How Many More Times’ (1969)

'Led Zeppelin' is their eponymous debut album produced by Jimmy Page and released on January 12, 1969 by Atlantic Records.1 . Dazed And Confused (London, 1969) 2 . Communication Breakdown (Denmark Radio, 1969) 3 . Communication Breakdown (5/25/1975) 4 . I Can't Quit You Baby (The Royal Albert Hall, 1970) 5 . How Many More Times (Denmark Radio) Track Listing : 1.Good Times Bad Times (John…

This week In Soul Artists 02/52

Lizz Wright, Shirley Bassey, Donny Hathaway, Teddy Pendergrass, Gil Scott-Heron, Mary J. Blige, Eternal, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Bootsy Collins, LL Cool J, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Bobby Womack

Happy Birthday Jeff Beck. ‘Beck In The Day’

This day (January 10, 2023), in East Sussex, England, died Geoffrey Arnold Beck a.k.a Jeff Beck, an English rock guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Holland Blues Festival (2018) 2 . free jam (2017) 3 . w/ Steven Tyler - Train Kept A-Rollin' (2016) 4 . Baloise Session (2016) 5 . Mna Na Heireann (2013) 6 . w/ Beth Hart - I'd Rather Go Blind 7 . B.B. King & Jeff Beck - Rock Me Baby / Key To The…

Decca Records publish Bill Haley and His Comets’third album : ‘Rock Around the Clock’ featuring ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll’ (1955)

Bill Haley and His Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" is their third album produced by Milt Gabler and released on December 19, 1955 by Decca Records1 . Rock Around The Clock (Austria ) 2 . The Saint Rock'N'Roll / Shake Rattle And Roll (Belgium, 1958) 3 . Shake Rattle & Roll 4 . Razzle Dazzle 5 . Mambo Rock (Belgium, 1958) 6 . RockA(-Beatin' Boogie) Track Listing : 1.Rock Around The Clock…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) 2 . What I Haven’t Done (2019) 3 . at GuitarTown (2018) 4 . Good Times (2017) 5 . High Heels And Throwing Things (2016) 6 . w/ hr-Bigband – Different People (2015) 7 . 12 Bar Blues Improvisation (2014) 8 . w/ Omar Hakim, Joey DeFrancesco…

RCA publish Eartha Kitt’s debut album : ‘That Bad Eartha’ featuring ‘Santa Baby’ (1953)

Eartha Kitt's 'That Bad Eartha' is her debut 12 vinyl studio album released in December 1953 by Rca Victor.1 . I Want To Be Evil 2 . I Want To Be Evil' / Emotional Interview 3 . C´est Si Bon 4 . Black Little Angels 5 . Lesson In How To Play With The Camera, 1970 6 . Uska Dara' ("Something Special," 1967) Track Listing : 1.I Want To Be Evil (Lester Judson, Raymond Taylor) - 03:31 . 2.C'Est Si…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is an album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan Records1 . Artists United Against Apartheid, Sun City 2 . Sun City Track Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation -…

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band release ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken,’ their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis among other guests (1972)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 'Will the Circle be Unbroken' is their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Merle Travis among other guests and released in November 1972 by United Artists1 . The Grand Ole Opry Song 2 . Grand Ole Opery Song (w/ Jimmy Martin & Vassar Clements) 3 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/ Alison Krauss, "50th Anniversary") 4 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/…

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s seventh album : ‘CK’ (1988)

Chaka Khan's 'CK' is her seventh (the first without Arif Mardin) studio album released on November 22, 1988 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Signed Sealed Delivered 2 . The End Of A Love Affair 3 . The End Of A Love Affair Track Listing : 1.Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'M Yours) (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway, Lee Garrett) - 04:45 . 2.Soul Talkin' (Brenda Russell) - 04:15 . 3.It'S…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller' is an album featuring twelve songs penned or performed by the legendary pianist and recorded on October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Christopher Columbus (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) - 02:45 . 2.Tain'T Nobody'S Biz-Ness If I Do (Porter Grainger, Robert Graham Prince, Clarence Williams) - 03:25 . 3.Jitterbug Waltz…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.1 . I Shall Be Released ("Divine Madness") 2 . I Shall Be Released (Roxy, LA, 1977) 3 . In The Mood 4 . In The Mood 5 . Twisted (w/ Rosie O'Donnell) 6 . Higher And Higher ("Ol Red Hair Is Back") Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) -…

Wes Montgomery records his twelfth album ‘Movin’ Wes’ for Verve (1964)

Wes Montgomery's 'Movin' Wes' is his twelfth (and his second to reach the charts) album recorded on November 11, 16, 1964 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 02:39 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) - 04:23 . 3.Movin' Wes, Pt. 1 (Wes Montgomery) - 03:31 . 4.Moça Flor (Durval Ferreira, Lula Freire) - 03:12 . 5.Matchmaker,…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s twenty seventh album : ‘Higher Ground’ (1997)

Barbra Streisand's 'Higher Ground' is her twenty seventh (and her first in four years) studio album released on November 11, 1997 by Columbia.1 . Avinu Malkeinu 2 . Tell Him (w/ Céline Dion, Official Video) Track Listing : 1.I Believe/You'Ll Never Walk Alone (Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl, Al Stillman, Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 06:12 . 2.Higher Ground (Kent Agee, Steve…

Eric Clapton releases his eleventh album : ‘Journeyman’ featuring ‘Before You Accuse Me’ and ‘Bad Love’ (1989)

Eric Clapton's 'Journeyman' is his eleventh studio album produced By Jill Dell'Abate & Russ Titelman and released on November 7 1989 by Duck / Reprise.1 . Pretending (Official Video) 2 . Pretending (The Royal Albert Hall, 1990 ) 3 . Anything For Your Love (Hartford, 1992) 4 . Anything For Your Love (London Royal Albert Hall, May, 2009) 5 . Bad Love (Live, 1990) 6 . Running On Faith ("24…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

Dizzy Gillespie plays in Copenhagen (1970)

November 4, 1970 - Dizzy Gillespie plays with the Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band - that is Tony Coe (as), Derek Humble (as), BIlly Mitchel (ts), Ronnie Scott (ts), Sahib Shihab (bs), Benny Bailey (tp), Art Farmer (tp), Dusko Goycovich (tp), Idrees Sulieman (tp), Nat Peck (tb), Ake Persson (tb), Erik van Lier (tb), Francy Bolland (p), Jimmy Woode (b) & Kenny Clarke (d) - at Tivoli…

Ringo Starr releases his third album : ‘Ringo’ featuring ‘Photograph’ and ‘You’re Sixteen’ (1973)

Ringo Starr's 'Ringo' is his third studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on November 2 1973 by Apple.1 . Photograph 2 . Oh My My (The Greek Theatre) Track Listing : 1.I'M The Greatest (John Lennon) - 03:21 . 2.Have You Seen My Baby (Randy Newman) - 03:44 . 3.Photograph (Richard Starkey, George Harrison) - 03:56 . 4.Sunshine Life For Me (George Harrison) - 02:45 . 5.You'Re Sixteen…

Derek and the Dominos featuring Eric Clapton record ‘Live at the Fillmore’ (1970)

Derek and the Dominos' 'Live at the Fillmore' is a double album featuring Eric Clapton and recorded on October 23 & 24, 1970 and released on February 22, 1994 By Polydor.1 . It's Too Late (On "The Johnny Cash Tv Show," 1971) Track Listing : 1.Got To Get Better In A Little While (Eric Clapton) – 13:52 . 2.Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad? (Bobby Whitlock, Eric Clapton) – 14:49 . 3.Key To The…

Paul McCartney releases his fifth album : ‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ featuring ‘No More Lonely Nights’ (1984)

Paul McCartney's 'Give My Regards to Broad Street' is his fifth studio album produced by George Martin and released on October 22 , 1984 by Parlophone 1 . Good Day Sunshine 2 . Yesterday (Anfield, Liverpool 1st June) 3 . Yesterday (Live) 4 . Wanderlust 5 . Ballroom Dancing 6 . Give My Regards To Broad Street / Not Such A Bad Boy 7 . Not Such A Bad Boy (1984) 8 . So Bad (Live, 1984) 9 . No Values…

RCA Records publish David Bowie’s seventh album ‘Pin Ups’ featuring ‘Sorrow’ (1973)

David Bowie's 'Pin Ups' is his seventh studio album featuring covers, co-produced with Ken Scott and released on October 19, 1973 by RCA Records.1 . Everything's Alright (Live, 1973) 2 . I Can't Explain (1980, Floor Show) Track Listing : 1.Rosalyn (Jimmy Duncan, Bill Farley) - 02:27 . 2.Here Comes The Night (Bert Berns) - 03:09 . 3.I Wish You Would (Billy Boy Arnold) - 02:40 . 4.See Emily Play…

Bill Frisell records his fifth album : ‘This Land’ for Nonesuch (1992)

Bill Frisell's 'This Land' is his fifth album recorded in October, 1992 with Billy Drewes, Curtis Fowlkes, Kermit Driscoll and Joey Baron and released In 1994 by Nonesuch.1 . This Land: Woodie Guthrie's Better World 2 . Amarillo Barbados 3 . Unscientific AmericansH(angdog) 4 . (Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, Poland, 1993-07-03) Track Listing : 1.Is It Sweet? (Bill Frisell) - 05:05 . 2.Strange…