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MCA publish B. B. King’s album : ‘There Must Be a Better World Somewhere’ produced by Dr.John (1981)

B. B. King's 'There Must Be a Better World Somewhere' is an album fully written and produced by Dr.John and released in January 1981 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.The Victim (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) - 06:18 . 2.More, More, More (Jay Hirsh, Hugh Mccracken) - 04:39 . 3.You'Re Going With Me (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) - 04:35 . 4.Life Ain'T Nothing But A Party (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) - 06:13 . 5.Born Again Human…

Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s ‘Thing-Fish,’ a triple album box set (1984)

Frank Zappa's 'Thing-Fish' is an album originally released as a triple album box set on December 21, 1984 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . You Are What You Is 2 . He's So Gay (Live, 1984) Track Listing : 1.Prologue (Frank Zappa) - 02:56 . 2.The Mammy Nuns (Frank Zappa) - 03:50 . 3.Harry & Rhonda (Frank Zappa) - 03:36 . 4.Galoot Up-Date (Frank Zappa) - 05:29 . 5.The 'Torchum' Never Stops (Frank Zappa) -…

Barking Pumpkin publish ‘Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’ (1985)

Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention' is an album released as a protest against warning stickers on albums on November 21, 1985 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . We're Turning Again (Live) 2 . Alien Orifice (Palladium, NY, Halloween, 1981) 3 . Porn Wars Track Listing : 1.We'Re Turning Again (Frank Zappa) - 04:55 . 2.Alien Orifice (Frank Zappa) - 04:03 . 3.Yo Cats (Frank Zappa, Tommy Mars) .…

Talking Heads travel to New-Jersey (1980)

November 4, 1980 - The Talking Heads - that is David Byrne (voc,g), Jerry Harrison (g,kb,voc), Tina Weymouth (b,kb), Chris Frantz (d,voc) plus Adrian Belew (g,voc), Bernie Worrell (kb), Busta Cherry Jones (b), Steve Scales (perc) and Dollette McDonald (voc) - are at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ

CBS publish Adam and The Ants’ second album : ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’ featuring ‘Antmusic’ (1980)

Adam and The Ants' 'Kings of the Wild Frontier' is their second album featuring 'Antmusic,' produced by Chris Hughes and released on November 3, 1980 by CBS1 . Dog Eat Dog (1981) 2 . Dog Eat Dog (Gateshead, Saturday 9th November, 2019) 3 . Antmusic 4 . Antmusic 5 . Feed Me To The Lions 6 . Feed Me To The Lions (Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, 4th June, 2016) 7 . Los Rancheros (1982) 8 . Los…

Virgin publish XTC’s ninth album : ‘Skylarking’ (1986)

XTC's "Skylarking" is their ninth studio album produced by Todd Rundgren etb released on October 27, 1986 by Virgin Records1 . Grass 2 . The Meeting Place ("The Tube," C4, 1987) 3 . The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul 4 . Dear God 5 . Dear God ("Casby Awards Show," 1987) 6 . Sacrificial Bonfire Track Listing : 1.Summer'S Cauldron (Andy Partridge) - 03:19 . 2.Grass (Colin Moulding) - 03:05 .…

Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Them or Us’ (1984)

Frank Zappa's 'Them or Us' is an album released on October 18, 1984 by Barking Pumpkin.1 . Sharleena 2 . Sinister Footwear Ii (NYC, 1981) 3 . Stevie's Spanking (w/ Steve Vai, Live) 4 . The Planet Of My Dreams 5 . Be In My Video 6 . Be In My Video 7 . Whippin' Post (Live) Track Listing : 1.The Closer You Are (Earl Lewis, Morgan Bobby Robinson) - 02:55 . 2.In France (Frank Zappa) - 03:30 . 3.Ya…

Island publish U2’s sixth (part live, part studio) album ‘Rattle And Hum’ featuring Bob Dylan and B.B. King (1988)

U2's 'Rattle and Hum' is their sixth (part live, part studio) album produced by Jimmy Iovine, featuring Bob Dylan and B.B. King among other guests and released on October 10, 1988 by Island1 . Helter Skelter 2 . Van Diemen's Land 3 . Van Diemens Land 4 . Desire (Official Video) 5 . Desire 6 . Hawkmoon 269 (Live) 7 . Hawkmoon 269 (Sydney, 1989) 8 . All Along The Watchtower (Sydney, Lovetown…

Talking Heads release their fourth album : ‘Remain in Light’ produced by Brian Eno and featuring ‘Once in a Lifetime’ (1980)

Talking Heads' 'Remain in Light' is their fourth studio album produced by Brian Eno and released on October 8, 1980 by Sire Records.1 . Crosseyed And Painless (Live "Stop Making Sense") 2 . Crosseyed And Painless (Official Video) 3 . The Great Curve (Rome, 1980 ) 4 . The Great Curve (Dortmund, 1980) 5 . Once In A Lifetime 6 . Houses In Motion (2009, "One Shot Not Show") 7 . Born Under…

King Crimson rule in Munich (1982)

September 29, 1982 - British band King Crimson - that is Robert Fripp (g), Adrian Belew (g, voc), Tony Levin (b, voc) and Bill Bruford (d, perc) - will be at the Alabama-Halle in Munich, Germany

B.B. King sings at ‘Farm Aid’ (1985)

September 22, 1985 - B.B. King participates next to Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and many others in the first "Farm Aid" at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois

King Crimson release their eighth album : ‘Discipline,’ their first after seven years (1981)

King Crimson's 'Discipline' is their eighth (the first after seven years)studio album co-produced with Rhett Davies and released on September 22, 1981 by E.G. Records / Warner Bros. Records1 . Frame By Frame 2 . Frame By Frame (Bearsville Theater) 3 . Matte Kudasai (Japan, 1984) 4 . Matte Kudasai 5 . Indiscipline (Mexico City) 6 . Sheltering Sky (Frejus, 1982) 7 . The Sheltering Sky (Detroit,…

On TV today, Carole King with David Letterman (1982)

August 26, 1982 - you do not want to miss Carole King chatting and performing "Locomotion/One Fine Day," "Read Between the Lines" and "It's a War" backed by Robert McEntee (g), Richard Hardy (s) and Hiram Bullock (p) at "Late Night With David Letterman" on NBC

Warner Bros publish Jane’s Addiction’s debut album : ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ (1988)

Jane's Addiction's 'Nothing's Shocking' is their first studio album co-produced by Dave Jerden and front man Perry Farrell released on August 23, 1988 by Warner Bros.1 . Up The Beach (Sydney) 2 . Up The Beach (7-27-91, Lollapalooza) 3 . Ocean Size (Official Video) 4 . Ocean Size (Sydney) 5 . Ted, Just Admit It (Hammerstein Ballroom) 6 . Ted Just Admit It (Three Days Movie) 7 . Standing In The…

Epic publish Sade’s ‘Diamond Life,’ their debut album featuring ‘Smooth Operator,’ ‘Hang On to Your Love’ and ‘Your Love Is King’ (1984)

Sade's 'Diamond Life' feat. 'Smooth Operator' is their debut album produced by Robin Millar and released on July 16, 1984 By Epic.1 . Smooth Operator (1984) 2 . Your Love Is King (1984) 3 . Hang On To Your Love (1984) 4 . Frankie's First Affair - London (1984) 5 . When am I gonna Make a Living (w/ Paul Cooke, Vienna, 1983) 6 . Sally - Munich (1984) 7 . Why Can't We Live Together 8 . Smooth…

Etta James, Albert King & Junior Wells join John Mayall (1982 )

June 18, 1982 - John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers featuring Mick Taylor will be joined by Blues legends Etta James, Albert King and Junior Wells at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/John-Mayall-–-More-Room-To-Move-RVJ.jpg' alt='John Mayall - More Room To Move' width='190' height='161'/>

Elton John releases his eighteenth album : ‘Breaking Hearts’ featuring ‘Sad Songs’ (1984)

Elton John's 'Breaking Hearts' feat. "Sad Songs" is his eighteenth studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on June 18, 1984 by Geffen / Rocket1 . Restless (Stuttgart, Germany, May 15th, 1984) 2 . Cadence FRANCE TV 1985 - Who Wears These Shoes) 3 . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/ Kiki Dee) 4 . Breaking Hearts (The Wogan Show, 1985) 5 . Sad Songs (Say So Much) 6 . Sad Songs (Festival de…

Talking Heads release ‘Little Creatures,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Road to Nowhere’ (1985)

Talking Heads' 'Little Creatures' is their sixth (and biggest-selling) studio album released on June 10, 1985 by Warner Bros./Sire.1 . Stay Up Late 2 . Road To Nowhere (w/ David Byrne) 3 . Road to Nowhere (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.And She Was (David Byrne) - 03:36 . 2.Give Me Back My Name (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth) – 3:20 . 3.Creatures Of Love (David…

LL Cool J releases ‘Walking with a Panther,’ his third album featuring ‘I’m That Type of Guy’ (1989)

L L Cool J's 'Walking with a Panther' is his third studio album co-produced mostly by L.L. Cool J and Dwayne Simon and released June 13, 1989, on Def Jam Recordings.1 . Smokin Dopin 2 . I'm That Type Of Guy 3 . Going Back To Cali (Official Video) 4 . Big Ole Butt 5 . One Shot At Love 6 . Jingling Baby 7 . Jingling Baby (Extended Version) Track Listing : 1.Droppin' Em (Dwayne Simon, J.T. Smith) -…

Sire release Talking Heads’s fifth album ‘Speaking in Tongues’ featuring ‘Burning Down the House’ (1983)

Talking Heads's 'Speaking in Tongues' feat. 'Burning Down the House' is their fifth studio album released on May 31, 1983 by Sire.1 . Burning Down the House (Official Video) 2 . Making Flippy Floppy (Stop Making Sense) 3 . Swamp 4 . Burning Down the House (Letterman '83) 5 . Burning Down the House (2002 Inductions) Track Listing : 1.Burning Down The House (David Byrne, Talking Heads) - 04:01 .…

Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s ‘Tinseltown Rebellion,’ a double live album (1981)

Frank Zappa's 'Tinseltown Rebellion' is a double live album released on May 17, 1981 by Barking Pumpkin.Track Listing : 1.Fine Girl (Frank Zappa) - 03:31 . 2.Easy Meat (Frank Zappa) - 09:19 . 3.For The Young Sophisticate (Frank Zappa) - 02:48 . 4.Love Of My Life (Frank Zappa) - 02:15 . 5.I Ain'T Got No Heart (Frank Zappa) - 01:59 . 6.Panty Rap (Frank Zappa) - 04:35 . 7.Tell Me You Love Me (Frank…

Eric Clapton releases his ninth album : ‘Behind the Sun’ featuring Lindsey Buckingham & Phil Collins as guests (1985)

Eric Clapton's 'Behind the Sun' is his ninth album featuring Lindsey Buckingham & Phil Collins as guests and released on March 11, 1985 by Duck / Warner BrosTrack Listing : 1.She'S Waiting (Eric Clapton, Peter Robinson) - 04:55 . 2.See What Love Can Do (Jerry Lynn Williams) - 03:58 . 3.Same Old Blues (Eric Clapton) - 08:15 . 4.Knock On Wood (Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper) - 03:19 . 5.Something'S…

On TV today, Carole King with David Letterman (1984)

February 15, 1984 - you do not want to miss Carole King chatting and performing "Speeding Time" and "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby" - this one with her daughter Sherry Goffin - at "Late Night With David Letterman" on NBC

Van Halen release their twelfth album : ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ marking the return of David Lee Roth (2012)

Van Halen's 'A Different Kind of Truth' is their twelfth studio album (the first with David Lee Roth since he left in 1984) released on February 7, 2012, by Interscope Records.1 . Tattoo (LA Forum, 2/8/12) Van Halen - A Different Kind of Truth Track Listing : 1.Tattoo (Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, Wolfgang Van Halen) - 04:44 . 2.She'S The Woman (Eddie Van Halen, David Lee…

Columbia publish Santana’s thirteenth album : ‘Beyond Appearances’ (1985)

Santana's 'Beyond Appearances' is their thirteenth studio album recorded in California in 1984 and released in February 1985 by Columbia., 1 . Brotherhood ("Kaiser Gold Sounds 96," São Paulo) 2 . Right Now ("Live Aid" ) 3 . I'm The One Who Loves You Santana - Beyond Appearances Track Listing : 1.Breaking Out (Alphonso Johnson, Alex Ligertwood) - 04:30 . 2.Written In Sand (Mitchell Froom,…

Janet Jackson releases her third album : ‘Control’ featuring ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately,’ ‘Nasty,’ ‘When I Think of You,’ ‘Control’…

Janet Jackson's 'Control' is her third studio album produced by Jam and Lewis and released on February 4, 1986 by A&M. 1 . Control 2 . What Have You Done For Me Lately (Official Video) 3 . The Pleasure Principle 4 . When I Think Of You 5 . When I Think Of You (1986) Janet Jackson - Control Track Listing : 1.Control (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 05:55 . 2.Nasty (James…

We Remember Louis Jordan. ‘Father Of R&B, King of the Jukebox’

This day (February 4, 1975), in Los Angeles, California, died Louis Jordan, a pioneering American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and bandleaderTracklist : 1 . Fish Fry(1966) 2 . Let The Good Times Roll 3 . w/ His Tympany Five - Buzz Me 4 . Five Guys Named Moe 5 . Fuzzy Wuzzy 6 . Rationblues 7 . Beware 8 . Caldonia (1946) Tracklist : Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby . Ain't Nobody…