Columbia publish Johnny Cash’s thity first album : ‘At San Quentin’ recorded live at San Quentin State Prison (1969)

Johnny Cash's 'At San Quentin' is his thirty first album recorded live at San Quentin State Prison on February 24, 1969, produced by Bob Johnston and released on June 16, 1969 by Columbia1 . Wanted Man (San Quentin) 2 . Wreck of Old ('97) 3 . I Walk the Line (Denmark) 4 . Darlin' Companion (San Quentin) 5 . San Quentin (San Quentin, 1969) 6 . Johnny Cash at San Quentin 1969 (full video) 7 . A Boy…

Leonard Cohen sings in San Sebastian (1988)

May 20, 1988 - Leonard Cohen will be backed by John Bilezikjian (oud), Bob Furgo (kb, viol), Tom McMorran (kb), Steve Meador (d), Bob Metzger (g), Steve Zirkel (b, kb, tp) and Perla Batalla & Julie Christensen ( bck voc) for his concert at Velódromo de Anoeta in San Sebastián, Spain

This week In Male Balladeers 29/52

Robert Plant, Chris Cornell, Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Timothy B. Schmit, John Sebastian, Elliott Smith, Cat Stevens, Leonard Cohen, Roger Hodgson, Jake Bugg, Tom Chaplin, Peter Tosh

Capitol publish ‘Fred Neil,’ his second and eponymous album featuring ‘Everybody’s Talkin’ (1966)

'Fred Neil' is his second and eponymous album featuring 'Everybody's Talkin',' produced by Nick Venet and released in December 1966 by Capitol1 . The Dolphins (w/ Fred Neil, Vince Martin & John Sebastian, August 2, 1976) Track Listing : 1.The Dolphins (Fred Neil) - 04:06 . 2.I'Ve Got A Secret (Elizabeth Cotten) - 04:40 . 3.That'S The Bag I'M In (Fred Neil) - 03:37 . 4.Badi-Da (Fred Neil) -…

Sarah Vaughan ends the recording of ‘A Time in My Life’ (1971)

Sarah Vaughan's 'A Time in My Life' is a studio album (arranged by Ernie Wilkins and recorded between November 16 and 26, 1971 and released in 1972 By Mainstream.1 . Sweet Gingerbread Man (w/ Michel Legrand, 1972) 2 . If You Could See Me Now (Live) Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Marvin Gaye, James Nyx) - 04:08 . 2.Imagine (John Lennon) - 04:36 . 3.Sweet Gingerbread…

Atlantic publish ‘Stephen Stills,’ his debut and eponymous solo album featuring ‘Love the One You’re With’ (1970)

'Stephen Stills' is his debut and eponymous solo album featuring 'Love the One You're With,' co-produced with Bill Halverson and released on November 16, 1970 by Atlantic1 . Love The One You're With (w/ Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1974) 2 . Love The One You're With (w/ Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Farm Aid, 2000) 3 . Go Back Home (3/23/1979, Capitol Theatre) 4 . Go Back Home 5 .…

Happy Birthday David Bromberg. ‘Bromberg Variations’

This day (September 19, 1945), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born David Bromberg, an American bluegrass, blues, folk, jazz, etc. multi-instrumentalist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Big Road (2020) 2 . Statesboro Blues/Church Bell Blues (2019) 3 . Walkin’ Blues (2017) 4 . Dehlia (2015) 5 . I Like to Sleep Late in the Morning (2013) 6 . It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (2012) 7 .…

Joss Stone releases her debut album : ‘The Soul Sessions’ featuring ‘Super Duper Love’ (2003)

Joss Stone's 'The Soul Sessions' is her debut album released on September 16, 2003 by Relentless.1 . The Chokin' Kind ("Hard Rock Live" MTV, 01-06-04) 2 . The Chokin' Kind (Rock In Rio, 2008) 3 . Super-Duper Love (2003) 4 . Fell In Love With A Boy 5 . Fell In Love With A Boy (Acoustic, "VH1 Morning Buzz Live", 2012) 6 . Victim Of A Foolish Heart (Live) 7 . Victim Of A Foolish Heart (Austin City…

Atlantic publishes ‘Déjà Vu,’ the first album by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (1970)

'Déjà Vu' by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is an album (their second as 'Crosby, Stills & Nash' and their first with Neil Young) released on March 11, 1970 by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Carry On (Stephen Stills) - 04:26 . 2.Teach Your Children (Graham Nash) - 02:53 . 3.Almost Cut My Hair (David Crosby) - 04:31 . 4.Helpless (Neil Young) - 03:33 . 5.Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) - 03:54…

Elektra publish The Doors’ fifth album : ‘Morrison Hotel’ (1970)

The Doors' 'Morrison Hotel' is their fifth studio album released on February 9, 1970 by Elektra.1 . Roadhouse Blues (N.Y., 1970) 2 . Waiting For The Sun Doors - Morrison Hotel Track Listing : 1.Roadhouse Blues (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore) - 04:03 . 2.Waiting For The Sun (Jim Morrison) - 03:58 . 3.You Make Me Real (Jim Morrison) - 02:53 . 4.Peace Frog (Jim…

Tori Amos releases her third album : ‘Boys for Pele’ (1996)

Tori Amos' 'Boys for Pele' is her third studio album released on January 22, 1996 by Atlantic.1 . Beauty Queen / Horses 2 . Beauty Queen / Horses (Live) 3 . Blood Roses (Sept 24, 1999, Las Vegas) 4 . Father Lucifer 5 . Mr. Zebra (On "Jools Holland," 1996) 6 . Mr. Zebra (Mistake) 7 . Caught A Lite Sneeze Live 8 . Caught A Lite Sneeze (Official Video) 9 . Muhammad, My Friend (w/ Maynard James…

This Week N°317 – New Music Videos

Gaz Coombes, The Weeknd, Circa Waves, Belle And Sebastian, Temples, Iggy Pop, The New Pornographers, The Lemon Twigs, Lewis Capaldi, Daughter, City And Colour, Brandon Boyd

Happy Birthday Wadada Leo Smith. ‘Leo Rising’

This day (December 18, 1941), in Leland, Mississippi, is born Wadada Leo Smith, a trumpeter and composer of avant-garde jazz.Tracklist : 1 . Awakening Emmett Till (2017) 2 . w/ The Stone (2015) 3 . w/ Golden Quartet @ Jazzadlia in San Sebastián (2014) 4 . w/ John Lindberg – Live in Switzerland (2012) 5 . Documentary 6 . w/ Louis Moholo, Steve Noble – Live in London (2010) 7 . w/ Golden Quartet –…

Leonard Cohen releases his seventh album : ‘Various Positions’ featuring ‘Dance Me to the End of Love’ and ‘Hallelujah’ (1984)

Leonard Cohen's 'Various Positions' is his seventh studio album (featuring 'Hallelujah') recorded with Jennifer Warnes and released on December 11, 1984 by Columbia.1 . Dance Me To The End Of Love 2 . Coming Back To You (Live) 3 . Law 4 . Night Comes On (Live, 1985) 5 . Night Comes On (Dublin, 12-09-2012) 6 . Hallelujah (London) 7 . Heart With No Companion (San Sebastian, 1988) Track Listing…

Joe Satriani releases his second album : ‘Surfing with the Alien’ (1987)

Joe Satriani's 'Surfing with the Alien' is his second album (and one of his most successful) released on December 10, 1987 by Relativity Records.1 . Surfing With The Alien (Sweetwater) 2 . Ice 9 (Montreux Jazz, 1988) 3 . Crushing Day (Live) 4 . Satch Boogie (Sweetwater) 5 . Lords Of Karma 6 . Lords Of Karma (Live, 2005) 7 . Midnight (Montreux Jazz Festival, 1988) 8 . Echo (Montreux Jazz…

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…

Thelonious Monk finishes the recording of ‘Monk’s Dream’ for Columbia (1962)

Thelonious Monk's 'Monk's Dream' is an album recorded between October 31 and November 6, 1962 and released in 1963 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Monk'S Dream (Thelonious Monk) - 06:26 . 2.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 04:29 . 3.Bright Mississippi (Thelonious Monk) - 08:34 . 4.Five Spot Blues (Thelonious Monk) - 03:15 . 5.Bolivar Blues (Thelonious Monk) -…

Alicia Keys releases her sixth album : ‘Here’ featuring ‘In Common’ (2016)

Alicia Keys' 'Here' is her sixth studio album, released on November 4, 2016 by RCA1 . Holy War (Live) 2 . Blended Family (Acoustic, "Elvis Duran Live") 3 . The Gospel (Short Film) 4 . The Gospel (Times Square NYC, October 9, 2016) 5 . Alicia Keys Talks Why Her Blended Family Is So Important Track Listing : 1.The Beginning (Interlude) (Alicia Keys) - 01:04 . 2.The Gospel (Mark Batson, Kasseem…

Columbia publish Al Di Meola’s debut album : ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ (1976)

Al Di Meola's 'Land of the Midnight Sun' is his first album released on October 25, 1976 by Columbia.1 . The Wizard 2 . Short Tales Of The Black Forest (w/ John Mclaughlin) Track Listing : 1.The Wizard (James Mingo Lewis) – 06:46 . 2.Land Of The Midnight Sun (Al Di Meola) – 09:10 . 3.Sarabande From Violin Sonata In B Minor, (Partita No. 1 In B Minor, Bwv 1002) (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 01:20 .…

Arista publish Santana’s eighteenth album : ‘Shaman’ featuring ‘The Game of Love’ with Michelle Branch and ‘Why Don’t You & I’ with Alex Band…

Santana's 'Shaman' is their eighteenth studio album released on October 22, 2002 by Arista.1 . The Game Of Love (w/ Michelle Branch) 2 . Nothing At All (w/ Musiq) 3 . The Game Of Love 4 . Foo Foo 5 . Foo Foo (Montreux, 2011) 6 . Victory Is Won (Japan ) 7 . Hoy Es Adios (w/ Alexandro, Live) Track Listing : 1.Adouma (Angelique Kidjo, Jean Hebrail) - 04:15 . 2.Nothing At All (Rob Thomas, Cori…

The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding's '12 Little Spells' is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album. (Source Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells | Official Site)Rolling Stone ...that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus WBGO ..a word that…

Jamie Cullum releases his third album : ‘Twentysomething’ (2003)

Jamie Cullum's 'Twentysomething' is his third album released on October 20, 2003 by UCJ, Candid Records, & Verve.1 . What A Difference A Day Made 2 . These Are The Days 3 . The Singin' Umbrella Mashup (Music Matters, 2009) 4 . Twentysomething (V Festival, 2004) 5 . But for Now 6 . I Could Have Danced All Nigh (Live) 7 . BBC Prom, 2010 8 . Lover You Should Have Come Over 9 . Next Year Baby…

We remember Don Cherry. ‘Global Avant-Gardist’

This day (October 19, 1995), in Malaga, Spain, died Donald Eugene Cherry a.k.a. Don Cherry, an American jazz cornetist .Tracklist : 1 . San Sebastian (1986) 2 . With Blood Ulmer/Rashied Ali 3 . Live at Empire Theatre, Paris (1979) 4 . w/ Herbie Hancock – Bemsha Swing 5 . w/ Janusz Muniak Quartet – Unknown 6 . w/The Sound Unity Festival Orchestra – Kangaroo Hoopie 7 . Don Cherry & Orphy…

Stevie Wonder releases his twenty third album : ‘A Time to Love’ featuring ‘So What the Fuss’ (2005)

Stevie Wonder's 'A Time to Love' is his twenty third (and his first in ten years) studio album released on October 18, 2005 by Motown.1 . If Your Love Cannot Be Moved 2 . From The Bottom Of My Heart (Live) 3 . So What The Fuss ("Live 8," 2005) 4 . Positivity 5 . So What The Fuss (NBA Finals) Track Listing : 1.If Your Love Cannot Be Moved (Stevie Wonder) - 06:11 . 2.Sweetest Somebody I Know…

For his twenty fifth album, Elvis Costello has recruited ex-collaborators The Imposters and Burt Bacharach, he has added Carole King for the female touch. Sounds like the return of Ocean 11!

Elvis Costello's 'Look Now' is his twenty fifth album recorded with The Imposters, co-produced with Sebastian Krys, featuring songs by Carole King and Burt Bacharach and released on October 12, 2018 by Concord Records(Source Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Look Now | Official Site)Consequence of Sound ...Costello’s first record of new music in five years is an intricately detailed and…

Joe Cocker releases his nineteenth album : ‘Heart & Soul’ (2004)

Joe Cocker's 'Heart & Soul' is his nineteenth studio album featuring only cover songs and released on October 12, 2004.1 . What's Going On (San Sebastian) 2 . Chain Of Fools ( w/ Beverley Knight) 3 . Chain Of Fools 4 . One (w/ Allstars, Live) 5 . One ("Jay Leno") 6 . I Keep Forgetting (San Sebastian) 7 . I Put A Spell On You (San Sebastian) 8 . Every Kind Of People (w/ Allstars, Live)…

Jamie Cullum releases his fourth album : ‘Catching Tales’ (2005)

Jamie Cullum's 'Catching Tales' is his fourth (following 'Twentysomething') album released on September 26, 2005 by Ucj, Candid Records.1 . Get Your Way (44 Festival De San Sebastian, 26.07.09) 2 . Get Your Way (w/ The Heritage Orchestra) 3 . Photograph ("Totp") 4 . Photograph (Live) 5 . Mind Trick 6 . Mind Trick (2010, Germany ) 7 . I'm Glad There Is You 8 . Oh God 9 . My Yard Track Listing :…

This week In Male Balladeers 30/52

Randy Newman, Barry Gibb, Jeff Tweedy, Jamie Cullum, Mick Jagger, Morrissey, Paolo Nutini, Nick Cave, Rodriguez, JJ Cale, John Denver, Bruce Hornsby

‘Collaboration’ by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida

'Collaboration' by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida is an album recorded on July 21, 1964 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Laurindo Almeida & The Modern Jazz Quartet Track Listing : 1.Silver (John Lewis) - 03:40 . 2.Trieste (John Lewis) - 05:22 . 3.Valeria (John Lewis) - 05:47 . 4.Fugue In A Minor (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 03:46 . 5.One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos…

Sony publish Leonard Cohen’s ‘Cohen Live’ recorded on the 1988 and 1993 Tours (1994)

Leonard Cohen's 'Cohen Live' is an album recorded in 1988 on the 'I'm Your Man Tour' and in 1993 on 'The Future World Tour' and released on June 28, 1994 by Sony.1 . Dance Me To The End Of Love (Later with Jools Holland, May '93) 2 . Bird on the Wire (Live, 1993) 3 . Joan of Arc (Live, 1993) 4 . Sisters of Mercy (Barcelona, 1993) 5 . Hallellujah (Barcelona, 1993) 6 . Who By Fire (Night Music) 7 .…

We remember Tito Puente. ‘Tito El Timbalero’

This day (June 1, 2000), in New York City, New York, died Ernesto Antonio Puente a.k.a Tito Puente, a Latin jazz and salsa musician and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Oye Como Va 2 . w/ Celia Cruz – Celia & Tito (1999) 3 . Machito Forever (1995) 4 . El Rey Del Timbal 5 . Maria Cervantes (1983) 6 . w/ The Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble (1980) 7 . w/ Frankie Figueroa – Nina Y Senora (1972) 8 . El…

Melody Gardot releases her third album produced by Heitor Pereira : ‘The Absence’ (2012)

Melody Gardot's 'The Absence' is her third studio album produced by Heitor Pereira and released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records.1 . Mira 2 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . So Long (Avo Session) 4 . So we meet again (San Sebastian Jazz Festival, 2012) 5 . Lisboa (Direct Live, October 2012) 6 . Impossible Love 7 . Goodbye (Olympia Paris, 5 November 2012) 8 . Yemanja Track Listing : 1.Mira…

This week In Male Balladeers 20/52

Leonard Cohen, Elton John, Neil Young, Billy Joel, Tom Chaplin, Richard Ashcroft, Frank Sinatra, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Ben Harper, Randy Newman, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, David Byrne

Nonesuch publish Joshua Redman’s fourteenth album : ‘Walking Shadows’ (2013)

Joshua Redman's 'Walking Shadows' is his fourteenth album recorded with a large symphonic ensemble and released on May 6, 2013 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.The Folks Who Live On The Hill (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 04:00 . 2.Lush Life (Billy Strayhorn) - 06:44 . 3.Stop This Train (John Mayer, Pino Palladino) - 04:44 . 4.Adagio (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 03:16 . 5.Easy Living (Ralph…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Bringing It All Back Home,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues,’ ‘Maggie’s Farm’ …. (1965)

Bob Dylan's 'Bringing It All Back Home' is his fifth (half electric and half acoustic) studio album released March 27, 1965 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Subterranean Homesick Blues (Bob Dylan) - 02:21 . 2.She Belongs To Me (Bob Dylan) - 02:47 . 3.Maggie'S Farm (Bob Dylan) - 03:54 . 4.Love Minus Zero/No Limit (Bob Dylan) - 02:51 . 5.Outlaw Blues (Bob Dylan) - 03:05 . 6.On The Road Again (Bob…