Solomon Burke releases ‘Don’t Give Up on Me’ produced by Joe Henry (2002)

Solomon Burke's 'Don't Give Up on Me' is a studio album released on July 23, 2002.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Give Up On Me (Dan Penn, Carson Whitsett, Hoy Lindsey) - 03:45 . 2.Fast Train (Van Morrison) - 05:43 . 3.Diamond In Your Mind (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) - 04:24 . 4.Flesh And Blood (Joe Henry) - 06:07 . 5.Soul Searchin' (Brian Wilsonandy Paley) - 03:59 . 6.Only A Dream (Van Morrison) -…

Joe Bonamassa releases his seventh album ‘The Ballad of John Henry’ (2009)

Joe Bonamassa's 'The Ballad of John Henry' is his seventh studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on February 24, 2009 by J&R Adventures.Track Listing : 1.The Ballad Of John Henry (Joe Bonamassa, Mississippi John Hurt) - 06:26 . 2.Stop! (Gregg Sutton, Bruce Brody) - 06:48 . 3.Last Kiss (Joe Bonamassa) - 07:15 . 4.Jockey Full Of Bourbon (Tom Waits) - 05:22 . 5.Story Of A Quarryman…

The tracklisting of the new Joe Bonamassa (King Bee?) reads like a christic journey from shakedown and wounds to reconstruction and redemption. Heavy stuff and riffs!

Joe Bonamassa's 'Redemption' is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on September 21, 2018 by J&R Adventures (Source Joe Bonamassa - Redemption | Official Site)Blues Rock Review Bonamassa throws in a flashy solo, but his playing, as well as his vocals, have a lot of soul. He’s not phoning in this performance. Louder Want it or not, a breakup album is his…

Joe Williams records an album with the Count Basie Orchestra and it is called …’Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings’ (1955)

'Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings' is an album by Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra recorded on July 26, 1955 and Jun 27, 1956 and released the same year by Verve.1 . Every Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) 2 . Well Alright ,Okay,You WinJ (w/ Joe Williams) 3 . All right Okay You Win 4 . Ever Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues…

Joe Bonamassa records ‘An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House’ (2012)

Joe Bonamassa's 'An' Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House' is a live album recorded on July 3, 2012 during a two-week long unplugged tour and released on March 25, 2013 by J&R Adventures1 . Palm Trees, Helicopters and Gasoline 2 . Jelly Roll 3 . Dust Bowl 4 . Around The Bend 5 . Slow Train 6 . Athens to Athens 7 . From the Valley 8 . The Ballad Of John Henry 9 . Dislocated Boy 10 .…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Miriam, Joe, Sting et al get together for Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday (1988)

June 11, 1988 - Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Sting, George Michael, Eurythmics, Graham Chapman, Lenny Henry, Al Green, Joe Cocker, Jonathan Butler, Freddie Jackson, Ashford & Simpson, Fry and Laurie, Wet Wet Wet,Joan Armatrading, Paul Carrack, Fish, Paul Young, Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, Bryan Adams, Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, Aswad, Sly & Robbie, Peter Gabriel, Maxi Priest,UB40, Tracy…

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds release their seventh album : ‘Henry’s Dream’

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' 'Henry's Dream' is their seventh album produced by David Briggs, fully re-mixed by Cave and Mick Harvey and released on April 27, 1992 by MuteTrack Listing : 1.Papa Won'T Leave You, Henry (Nick Cave) - 05:54 . 2.I Had A Dream, Joe (Nick Cave) - 03:43 . 3.Straight To You (Nick Cave) - 04:35 . 4.Brother, My Cup Is Empty (Nick Cave) - 03:02 . 5.Christina The Astonishing…

Joe Cocker records ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ at Fillmore East with Leon Russell et al (1970)

Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' is a live album recorded on March 27–28, 1970 at Fillmore East, New York City and released in August 1970 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Honky Tonk Women (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:47 . 2.Sticks And Stones (Titus Turner, Henry Glover) - 02:37 . 3.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) - 04:00 . 4.Bird On The Wire (Leonard Cohen) - 06:37 . 5.Feelin' Alright…

Joe Bonamassa releases ‘Blues Of Desperation,’ his twelfth album (2016)

Joe Bonamassa's 'Blues Of Desperation" is his twelfth studio album released on March 25, 2016 by J&R Adventures.Track Listing : 1.This Train (Joe Bonamassa, James House) - 04:20 . 2.Mountain Climbing (Joe Bonamassa, Tom Hambridge) - 05:43 . 3.Drive (Joe Bonamassa, James House) - 05:47 . 4.No Good Place For The Lonely (Joe Bonamassa, Gary Nicholson) - 08:38 . 5.Blues Of Desperation (Joe…

Joe Lovano releases ‘Viva Caruso,’ an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso (2002)

Joe Lovano's 'Viva Caruso' is an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso and released on February 23, 2002 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Vesti La Giubba (Ruggero Leoncavallo) - 03:48 . 2.Tarantella Sincera ( Vincenzo De Crescenzo) - 04:42 . 3.The Streets Of Naples (Joe Lovano) - 04:57 . 4.Cielo Turchino ( M.S. Ciociano) - 04:42 . 5.Pecchè? (Gaetano Errico Pennino) - 07:39 . 6.O Sole…

Joe Bonamassa – Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks (DVD & Blueray)

On August 31, 2014, Joe Bonamassa performed a one time only concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater celebrating the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. It has been filmed for PBS and Palladia and is now available in either DVD or Blue-Ray. Tracklist : . Mississippi Heartbeat (Intro) . Muddy Waters . Tiger In Your Tank . I Can't Be Satisfied . You Shook Me . Stuff You Gotta Watch .…

This week In Male Balladeers 42/52

Paul Young, Vinícius de Moraes, Jason Mraz, Jonathan Richman, Dave Gahan, Elton John, Leon Russell, Harry Chapin, Billy Bragg, Joe Henry, Elvis Costello, Randy Newman, John Martyn, Elvis Presley

Madonna releases her tenth album : ‘Confessions on a Dance Floor’ featuring ‘Hung Up,’ ‘Sorry,’ ‘Get Together’ and ‘Jump’ (2005)

Madonna's 'Confessions on a Dance Floor' is her tenth studio album released on November 9, 2005 by Warner Bros. 1 . Hung Up (Official Video) 2 . Get Together ("Confessions Tour") 3 . Get Together ("Star Academy," 2005) 4 . Future Lovers / I Feel Love ("Confessions Tour") 5 . I Love New York ("Confessions Tour") 6 . I Love New York (Koko Club, London) 7 . Let It Will Be ("Confessions Tour") 8…

Anti publish Bettye LaVette’s album : ‘I’ve Got My Own Hell to Raise’ (2005)

Bettye LaVette's 'I've Got My Own Hell to Raise' is an album (comprising covers of songs written by other female artists) released on September 27, 2005 by Anti.1 . I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (Madison Square Park, NYC, 8-8-12) 2 . I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (Highline Ballroom, NYC) 3 . Joy 4 . Little Sparrow 5 . How Am I Different (Bridgestone Music Festival, 2009) 6 . Sleep To Dream /…

Madonna releases her eighth album : ‘Music’ featuring the title track and ‘Don’t Tell Me’ (2000)

Madonna's 'Music' is her eighth studio album partly produced by Mirwais Ahmadzaï and William Orbit and released on September 18, 2000 by Maverick /Warner Bros1 . Music (Official Video) 2 . Impressive Instant (Drowned World Tour, 2001) 3 . Runaway Lover (The Brixton Academy, London, 29 Nov 2000) 4 . I Deserve It (Drowned World Tour, 2001) 5 . Nobody's Perfect (Drowned World Tour) 6 . What It Feels…

This week In Soul Artists 30/52

Earth Wind and Fire, Zapp, Teddy Pendergrass, Solomon Burke, Macy Gray, James Brown, Mary Wilson, Jill Scott, Terence Trent D'Arby, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Fresh Prince, The Roots, Rachelle Ferrell

Interscope release ‘MDNA,’ Madonna’s twelfth album (2012)

Madonna's 'MDNA' is her twelfth studio album released on March 23, 2012 by Interscope Records. Track Listing : 1.Girl Gone Wild (Alessandro "Alle" Benassi, Marco "Benny" Benassi, Madonna, Jenson Vaughan) - 03:43 . 2.Gang Bang (Don Juan Demarco "Demo" Casanova, Priscilla Hamilton, Keith Harris, Jean-Baptiste, Stephen Kozmeniuk, Madonna, William Orbit) - 05:26 . 3.I'M Addicted (Alessandro "Alle"…

Rounder publishes Madeleine Peyroux’ fifth album ‘Bare Bones’ (2009)

Madeleine Peyroux' 'Bare Bones' is her fifth studio album released on March 10, 2009 by Rounder.Track Listing : 1.Instead (Julian Coryell, Madeleine Peyroux) - 05:13 . 2.Bare Bones (Walter Becker, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) - 03:26 . 3.Damn The Circumstances (David Batteau, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) - 04:37 . 4.River Of Tears (Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) - 05:21 . 5.You Can'T Do Me…

Nonesuch publish Carolina Chocolate Drops’ fourth album : ‘Genuine Negro Jig’ (2010)

Carolina Chocolate Drops' 'Genuine Negro Jig' is their fourth album released on February 16, 2010 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Peace Behind The Bridge (Etta Baker) - 02:34 . 2.Trouble In Your Mind (Traditional) - 02:55 . 3.Your Baby Ain'T Sweet Like Mine (Charlie Jackson, Dom Flemons) - 03:00 . 4.Hit 'Em Up Style (Dallas Austin) - 03:56 . 5.Cornbread And Butterbeans (Traditional) - 03:10 .…

Joan Baez says ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ is her last album before retiring

Joan Baez' s 'Whistle Down the Wind' is her twenty fifth studio album featuring ten covers, produced by Joe Henry and released on March 2, 2018 by Proper(Source Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind | Official Site)NPR Where some tracks are shrouded in despair, Baez's steady voice keeps the spirit of the album balanced. Exclaim! on tracks like Anohni's "Another World," Tom Waits' "Last Leaf" and…

Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain

AND ALSO MORE MUSIC WITH HUGH LAURIE MORE SINGERS MORE JAZZBUY IT FROMAMAZONITUNESCD UNIVERSEDidn't It Rain' by English singer / actor Hugh Laurie is the follow-up to his debut 'Let Them Talk', the new album sees Laurie departing the sounds of New Orleans and following the blues upstream and into the American heartland.

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s tribute album to Billie Holiday : ‘Tony Bennett on Holiday’ (1997)

'Tony Bennett on Holiday' is a studio album recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday and released on February 4, 1997 by Columbia.1 . Solitude 2 . All Of Me ("Later With Jools Holland," 1997) 3 . All Of Me 4 . Good Morning Heartache (w/ Sheryl Crow, Live, 2001) Track Listing : 1.(In My) Solitude (Eddie Delange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 02:57 . 2.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) -…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 05/52

Carlos Santana, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot & Mary Halvorson, George Benson, James Blood Ulmer, Otis Rush & Eric Clapton, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonamassa, Prince, Steve Hackett, Toni Iommi

Reprise publish Neil Young’s fourth album : ‘Harvest’ featuring ‘Old Man’ and ‘Heart of Gold’ (1972)

Neil Young's 'Harvest' is his fourth album, featuring James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills as guests and released on February 1, 1972 by Reprise.1 . Tower Of Song (w/ U2) 2 . Out On The Weekend (The BBC, 1971) 3 . Harvest (Chicago Theater, Apr 22, 2014) 4 . A Man Needs A Maid (The BBC, 1971) 5 . Heart Of Gold (Farm Aid, 2013) 6 . Are You Ready For The…

Nonesuch publish Pat Metheny’s album : ‘Orchestrion’ (2010)

Pat Metheny's 'Orchestrion' is a studio album recorded by using various orchestrionic instruments and released on January 26, 2010 by Nonesuch.1 . The Orchestrion (EPK) 2 . Expansion 3 . Spirit Of The Air (2010/05/07) Track Listing : 1.Orchestrion (Pat Metheny) - 15:48 . 2.Entry Point (Pat Metheny) - 10:28 . 3.Expansion (Pat Metheny) - 08:35 . 4.Soul Search (Pat Metheny) - 09:19 . 5.Spirit Of…

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,…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Lady Soul’ featuring ‘Chain of Fools,’ ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and ‘(Sweet Sweet Baby)…

Aretha Franklin's 'Lady Soul' feat. 'Chain of Fools' is an album also including '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' and other hits and released on January 22, 1968 by Atlantic. 1 . Chain Of Fools (Live, 1968) 2 . A Natural Woman 3 . The making of 'Aint No Way' w/ Sister Carolyn Track Listing : 1.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) - 02:46 . 2.Money Won'T Change You (James Brown Nat Jones) -…

Miles Davis begins the recording of ‘Birth of the Cool’ in New York City (1949)

Miles Davis' 'Birth of the Cool' is an album recorded on January 21 & April 22, 1949 and March 9, 1950 with a nonet at WOR Studios in New York City and released In February 1957 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 02:32 . 2.Jeru (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 3.Moon Dreams (Chummy Macgregor, Johnny Mercer) - 03:17 . 4.Venus De Milo (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 5.Budo (Miles Davis, Bud…

‘Pretenders’ is their debut eponymous album featuring ‘Stop Your Sobbing’ and ‘Brass in Pocket’ (1980)

'Pretenders ' feat. 'Stop Your Sobbing' & 'Brass in Pocket' is their debut eponymous studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on 7 January 1980 by Real / Sire.1 . Precious (Capitol Theatre, Sept 27th 1980) 2 . Precious (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 3 . Precious 4 . Up The Neck 5 . Up The Neck (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 6 . Tattooed Love Boys 7 . Tattooed Love Boys (w/ Chrissie Hynde,…

David Ruffin begins the recording of ‘David,’ a posthumous album (1969)

David Ruffin's 'David' is an album (also known as 'The Unreleased Album') recorded between January 6, 1969 & May 26, 1971 and released on June 25, 2004 by Hip-O.Track Listing : 1.Each Day Is A Lifetime (Henry Cosby, Dino Fekaris, Nick Zesses) - 03:11 . 2.I Want You Back (The Corporation, Berry Gordy, Jr., Alphonso Mizell, Fonce Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards) - 02:50 . 3.Out In The…

Tony Bennett records ‘Strike Up the Band’ with Count Basie and his Orchestra (1959)

Tony Bennett's 'Strike Up the Band' is a studio album recorded on January 3 & 5, 1959 with Count Basie and his Orchestra and first released as 'Basie Swings, Bennett Sings' the same year by Roulette.Track Listing : 1.Strike Up The Band (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 01:33 . 2.I Guess I'Ll Have To Change My Plans (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 01:44 . 3.Chicago (Fred Fisher) - 02:07 .…

Asylum publish Joni Mitchell’s sixth album : ‘Court and Spark’ featuring ‘Help Me’ (1974)

Joni Mitchell's 'Court and Spark' is her sixth studio album released on January 1st, 1974 by Asylum.1 . Help Me 2 . Free Man In Paris (London, 1983) 3 . Free Man Paris / You Turn Me On Joni (London, 1974) 4 . Just Like This Train 5 . Just Like This Train (1998) 6 . Raised On Robbery (1974) Track Listing : 1.Court And Spark (Joni Mitchell) - 02:46 . 2.Help Me (Joni Mitchell) - 03:22 . 3.Free Man…

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ (1999)

Barbra Streisand's 'Timeless: Live in Concert' is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Opening/You'Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 02:31 . 2.Something'S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:41 . 3.The Way We Were (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Coral Records publish ‘Johnny Burnette and the Rock ‘n Roll Trio,’ their eponymous debut album (1956)

'Johnny Burnette and the Rock 'n Roll Trio' is their eponymous debut album released in December 1956 by Vogue/Coral Records1 . Train Kept A Rollin' 2 . Lonesome Train 3 . Rockabilly Boogie 4 . Lonesome Tears In My Eyrs 5 . The Train Kept A Rollin' Track Listing : 1.Honey Hush (Big Joe Turner) – 1:59 . 2.Lonesome Train (Glen Moore, Milton Subotsky) - 02:09 . 3.Sweet Love On My Mind (Wayne…