This week In One-Off Collaborations 34/52

Jamie Cullum & Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse & The Specials, Mary J. Blige & Eve, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez & Taylor Swift, Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton, Etta James & Dr.John, Randy Crawford & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Usher, Valerie Simpson & Mike Stoller, George Benson & Marcus Miller, Santana, Herbie Hancock,…

This week In Male Balladeers 34/52

Joe Cocker, Jamie Cullum, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, Robert Plant, Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach, Serj Tankian, Taj Mahal, Dan Fogelberg, Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers, Boy George

Motown publish ‘Lionel Richie,’ his eponymous debut solo album featuring ‘Truly,’ ‘You Are’ and ‘My Love’ (1982)

'Lionel Richie' is his debut solo album after he left the Commodores, released on October 6, 1982 By Motown.1 . My Love (w/ Kenny Chesney) 2 . Truly (w/ Lady Antelbellum) 3 . Truly (Live) 4 . You Are 5 . You Are (w/ Blake Shelton) 6 . You Mean More To Me (1982) Track Listing : 1.Serves You Right (John Mcclain, Greg Phillinganes, Lionel Richie) – 05:14 . 2.Wandering Stranger (Lionel…

We Remember Frank Sinatra. ‘Frankly, My Dear’

This day (May 14, 1998), in Los Angeles, California, died Frank Sinatra, an American singer and film actor.Digest Tracklist : That'S Life (1966) . One For My Baby (1992) . & Liza Minnelli - New York New York (1990) . The Girl From Ipanema (1981) . America The Beautiful (1978) . You Make Me Feel So Young (1971) . Fly Me To The Moon (1969) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Can'T We Be Friends (1959) . Old…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

Lionel Richie releases his tenth album : ‘Tuskegee’ recorded with country music artists (2012)

Lionel Richie's 'Tuskegee' is his tenth studio album recorded with different country music artists and released on March 5, 2012 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.You Are (Lionel Richie, Brenda Harvey Richie) - 05:00 . 2.Say You, Say Me (Lionel Richie) - 05:09 . 3.Stuck On You (Lionel Richie) - 03:21 . 4.Deep River Woman (Lionel Richie) - 04:09 . 5.My Love (Lionel Richie) - 05:33 . 6.Dancing On The…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°92 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

George Harrison, Gloria Estefan, Britney Spears, Phil Collins, Chris de Burgh, Eric Carmen, Kylie Minogue, Dire Straits, Marc Almond . Gene Pitney, George Michael, Kenny Rogers, ChicagoThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (03/52) but in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE…

Elton John releases his eleventh album : ‘Blue Moves’ featuring ‘Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word’ (1976)

Elton John's 'Blue Moves' feat. 'Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word' is his eleventh studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on October 22, 1976 by Rocket / MCA. 1 . Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word 2 . One Horse Town (Live, 1977) 3 . One Horse Town (w/ Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney, 1986) 4 . Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (The Royal Opera House, 2002) 5 . Bite Your Lip…

RCA publish ‘Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,’ her thirty eigth album (2014)

'Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics' is her thirty eigth studio album featuring ten covers of songs made famous by female artists and released on October 17, 2014 by Rca.Track Listing : 1.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 03:53 . 2.Rolling In The Deep (Adele Adkins, Nickolas Ashford, Paul Epworth, Valerie Simpson) - 04:00 . 3.Midnight Train To Georgia (James Weatherly) - 04:21 .…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha' is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) - 03:42 . 2.I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) - 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil Perry, Terry Coleman, Chuck Jackson) - 04:05 . 5.Whatever It Is (Mark Gary, Eddie Setser,…

Rca Victor publish Tom Harrell’s ‘Time’s Mirror’ (1999)

Tom Harrell's 'Time's Mirror' is a big band album released on September 14, 1999 by Rca Victor.1 . Shapes (April 3, 2011, w/ Jazz Orchestra Of The Concertgebouw) 2 . Daily News (w/ Salerno Jazz Orchestra) Track Listing : 1.Shapes (Tom Harrell) - 08:19 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 03:32 . 3.Daily News (Tom Harrell) - 04:01 . 4.Dream (Johnny Mercer) - 02:47 .…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.1 . (w/ Norah Jones, Elton John, Bb King 2 . (w/ Michael Mcdonald, Willie Nelson & Van Morrison Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 .…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Self Portrait,’ his tenth album (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait' is his tenth studio (and a double) album featuring mostly covers and released on June 8, 1970 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Tired Horses (Bob Dylan) - 03:12 . 2.Alberta #1 (Traditional) - 02:57 . 3.I Forgot More Than You'Ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) - 02:23 . 4.Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) - 05:27 . 5.Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

Teddy Pendergrass releases ‘Life Is a Song Worth Singing,’ his second album featuring ‘Only You’ and ‘Close the Door’ (1978)

Teddy Pendergrass 'Life Is a Song Worth Singing' feat. 'Only You' & 'Close the Door' is his second album released on June 2, 1978 by Philadelphia International Records.1 . Life Is A Song Worth Singing (1979) 2 . Only You (Live) 3 . Only You (Live '82) 4 . Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose (Live '79) 5 . Close The Door (Official Video) 6 . Close The Door (Live) Track Listing : 1.Life Is…

We remember Chet Baker. ‘Chet After Chet’

This day (May 13, 1988), in Amsterdam, Netherlands, died Chesney Henry Baker, Jr. a.k.a Chet Baker, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Blue In Green (1988) . My Funny Valentine (1987) . w/ Van Morrison - Send In The Clowns (1986) . w/ Stan Getz - Sweden (1983) . Love For Sale (1979) . Time After Time (1964) . w/ Lars Gullin - All The Things You Are (1959) .…

Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’ featuring ‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Haven’t Got Time for the Pain’ (1974)

Carly Simon's 'Hotcakes' is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) - 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) - 02:59 . 3.Think I'M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) - 03:57 . 4.Older Sister (Carly Simon) - 03:09 . 5.Just Not True (Carly Simon) - 05:19 . 6.Hotcakes (Carly Simon) -…

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New Depression’ (1976)

Bette Midler's 'Songs for the New Depression' is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:22 . 2.I Don'T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) - 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) - 04:05 . 4.Old Cape Cod (Claire Rothrock, Allan Jeffrey, Milton Yakus) -…

Def Jam publish The Roots’ tenth album : ‘Undun’ (2011)

The Roots' 'Undun' is their tenth studio album produced mainly by member Questlove and released on December 2, 2011 by Def Jam Recordings 1 . Sleep (Live) 2 . Make My (Official Video) 3 . Make My (w/ Big K.R.I.T., Highline Ballroom) 4 . The Otherside (w/ Bilal) 5 . The Otherside (w/ Bilal) 6 . Stomp (w/ PORN) 7 . Lighthouse (w/ Dice Raw) Track Listing : 1.Dun (Ray Angry, Ahmir Thompson) -…