Quicksilver Messenger Service reunite at Winterland (1975)

December 28, 1975 - John Cipollina rejoins Quicksilver Messenger Service - that is Dino Valenti (g, voc), (g, voc), Gary Duncan (g, voc), Skip Olsen (b, voc), Michael Lewis (kb) & Greg Elmore (d) - for their concert at Winterland in San Francisco

Capitol publish Quicksilver Messenger Service’s second album : ‘Happy Trails’ (1969)

Quicksilver Messenger Service's 'Happy Trails' is their second album recorded mostly at the Fillmores East and West and released on March 29, 1969 by CapitolTrack Listing : 1. Who Do You Love Suite .I. Who Do You Love (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 03:32 .Ii. When You Love (Gary Duncan) - 05:15 .Iii. Where You Love (Greg Elmore) - 06:07 .Iv. How You Love (John Cipollina) - 02:28 .V. Which Do You Love (David…

XL Recordings publish ‘Vampire Weekend’ their eponymous debut album (2008)

'Vampire Weekend' is their debut studio album released on January 29, 2008 by XL Recordings. 1 . Mansard Roof (Reading Festival) 2 . Mansard Roof (Reading Festival, 2008) 3 . Oxford Comma ("Jools Holland Rave") 4 . Oxford Comma (Glastonbury, 2008) 5 . AP(unk / Oxford Comma - Reading Festival, 2009) 6 . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa (Glastonbury, 2010) 7 . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa 8 . M79 ("Pitchfork…

Bill Frisell releases his thirty fourth album : ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ (2016)

Bill Frisell's 'When You Wish Upon A Star' is his thirty fourth album (a "re-imagination of time-honored gems of music for film and television") released on January 29, 2016 by Sony Masterworks.1 . When You Wish Upon A Star 2 . When You Wish Upon A Star 3 . Shadow Of Your Smile + Surfer Girl (w/ The Big Sur Sextet, Copenhagen, 2013) 4 . Moon River (Jazz Middelheim, 2015) Bill Frisell - When You…

Bruford records ‘One of a Kind’ with Allan Holdsworth, Jeff Berlin and Dave Stewart (1979)

Bruford's 'One of a Kind' is an album featuring Bill Bruford with Allan Holdsworth, Jeff Berlin and Dave Stewart, recorded in January 1979, and released in June 1979 By Winterfold.1 . Hell's Bells Track Listing : 1.Hell'S Bells (Alan Gowen, Dave Stewart) - 03:32 . 2.One Of A Kind, Pt. 1 (Bill Bruford) - 02:20 . 3.One Of A Kind, Pt. 2 (Bill Bruford, Dave Stewart) - 04:00 . 4.Travels With Myself —…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°212

Visions Of Atlantis, Kim Dracula, As December Falls, Beyond The Black, Beast In Black, The Hellfreaks, Kamelot, Ice Nine Kills, Revolution Saints, Ahab, Phantom Elite, Periphery

John Legend releases his debut album : ‘Get Lifted’ featuring ‘Ordinary People’ (2004)

John Legend's 'Get Lifted' feat. 'Ordinary People' is his debut studio album released on December 28, 2004, '1 . Let's Get Lifted (on "Letterman") 2 . Used To Love U (Official Video) 3 . Ordinary People (Official Video) 4 . Ordinary People (on "Letterman") 5 . Stay With You (Live) 6 . So High (Piano Acoustic) 7 . So High (Official Video) 8 . I Can Change Live Track Listing : 1.Prelude (John…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 52/52

Prince, Frank Zappa, Eelco Gelling, Jan Akkerman, Freddie King, Roy Buchanan, John Mayer, John Scofield, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Cipollina, Philip Sayce, Joe Bonamassa, Issei Noro, Marc Ribot

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°209

Megadeth, The Winery Dogs, Letdown., The Dark Side Of The Moon, Suasion, Crowne, Insomnium, Apocalyptica & Epica, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Distant, Witcher, Obscura

Scorpions attend a German Festival (1983)

December 17, 1983 - Scorpions take part, next to Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest , Michael Schenker Group, Ozzy Osbourne & Quiet Riot, in "Rock Pop in Concert" held at Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany

Sony publish D’Angelo’s third album : ‘Black Messiah’ (2014)

D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' is his third album released (fourteen years after his album 'Vodoo') on December 14 , 2014 by Sony.1 . The Charade (Zürich) 2 . The Charade (w/ The Vanguard, On "SNL") 3 . The Charade (Philly Church, Stockholm, 2012) 4 . Sugar Daddy 5 . Till Its Done (w/ The Vanguard, Rome, 06/07/15) 6 . Another Life (Copenhagen, 2012) 7 . On Questlove, NeoS(oul And Voodoo - Red…

Dave Brubeck Quartet records ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’ for Fantasy Records (1953)

Dave Brubeck Quartet's 'Jazz at the College of the Pacific' is a live album recorded on December 14, 1953 and released in December 1953 by Fantasy Records.1 . All The Things You Are (w/ Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan ) 2 . All The Things You Are Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 09:12 . 2.Laura (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) - 03:12 . 3.Lullaby In…

Jean Michel Jarre releases his third album : ‘Oxygène’ (1976)

Jean Michel Jarre's 'Oxygène' is his third studio album released on December 5, 1976 by Disques Dreyfus1 . Oxygene, Pt. 4 2 . Oxygene Live In Your Living Room 3 . Oxygene, Pt. 4 (1989 Version) 4 . Oxygène IV (1976) 5 . Oxygene IV Track Listing : 1.Oxygène (Part I) (Jean-Michel Jarre) - 07:39 . 2.Oxygène (Part Ii) (Jean-Michel Jarre) - 07:49 . 3.Oxygène (Part Iii) (Jean-Michel Jarre) - 03:16 .…

We remember Hubert Sumlin. ‘Sumlin In The Air’

This day (December 4, 2011), in Wayne, New Jersey, , died Hubert Sumlin, a Chicago blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Plays Howlin’ Wolf 2 . w/ Eric Clapton/ Robert Cray/ Jimmie Vaughan – Killing Floor 3 . w/ Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Live 4 . w/ Sean Chambers – Evil 5 . Documentary (1988) 6 . w/ Sunnyland Slim – Come On Home Baby (1964) Tracklist : Still Playing the Blues . Happy With My…

Atlantic publish Solomon Burke’s fifth album : ‘Rock N Soul’ featuring ‘Cry to Me’ (1964)

Solomon Burke's 'Rock 'n Soul' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Cry to Me,' produced by Bert Berns and released in November 1964 by Atlantic1 . Cry To Me (Montreux, 2006) 2 . If You Need Me 3 . If You Need Me / Tonight's The Night Medley 4 . Just Out Of Reach / He'll Have To Go / It's Just A Matter Of Time Track Listing : 1.Goodbye Baby (Wes Farrell, Bert Russell) - 03:16 . 2.Cry To Me (Bert…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise,’ a live album for Blue Note (1957)

Jimmy Smith's 'Groovin' at Smalls' Paradise' is a live album recorded on November 15, 1957 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . The Champ (Live) 2 . Laura Track Listing : Imagination (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 07:56 . Walkin' (Richard Carpenter) - 11:41 . My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 11:03 . It'S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg, Billy Rose) -…

The Police release their debut album : ‘Outlandos d’Amour’ featuring ‘Roxanne,’ ‘Can’t Stand Losing You’ and ‘So Lonely’ (1978)

The Police's 'Outlandos d'Amour' feat. 'Roxanne' is their debut album released on November 2, 1978 by A&M.1 . Next To You (Rio) 2 . So Lonely 3 . So Lonely (2008, Live) 4 . Roxanne 5 . Roxanne (Pinkpop, 1979) 6 . Peanuts (1979) 7 . Can't Stand Losing You (2008, Live) 8 . Can't Stand Losing You 9 . Truth Hits Everybody (1979, Musikladen) 10 . Truth Hits Everybody (Essen) 11 . Born In The…

Robert Glasper releases his sixth studio album ‘Black Radio 2’ featuring Common, Brandy, Jill Scott and Faith Evans among other guests (2013)

Robert Glasper's 'Black Radio 2' is his sixth studio album recorded with the Robert Glasper Experiment and released on October 29, 2013 by Blue Note.1 . I Stand Alone (w/ Common & Patrick Stump) 2 . (w/ Martin Luther) 3 . Calls (Live, w/ Algebra) 4 . (NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert) 5 . (Full Performance On KEXP) 6 . (Black Radio 2 EPK) 7 . I Stand Alone (Lyric Video) 8 . Let It Ride…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book’ for Verve (1964)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book' is a studio album recorded on October 19–21, 1964, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released the same year by Verve.1 . Too Marvelous For Words (1965) Track Listing : 1.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) - 02:31 . 2.Early Autumn (Johnny Mercer, Ralph Burns) - 03:51 . 3.Day In, Day Out (Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom)…

Virgin publish The Human League’s third album : ‘Dare’ featuring ‘Don’t You Want Me’ (1981)

The Human League's 'Dare' feat. 'Don't You Want Me' is their third studio album released on October 16, 1981 by Virgin.1 . Open Your Heart (Casablanca Festival, Hemiksem, 08/08/2013) 2 . The Sound Of The Crowd (30/04/1981) 3 . The Sound Of The Crowd (Live "Jools Holland ") 4 . Do Or Die ("O.T.T.") 5 . Get Carter (Bestival, 2008) 6 . Seconds (O2 Academy, Sheffield, 12/12/10) 7 . Love Action…

We remember Art Blakey. ‘Art Bop’

This day (October 16, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Art Blakey, was an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Big Band – Blues March (1988) 2 . w/ The Jazz Messengers – Along Came Betty 3 . w/ The Jazz Messengers, Freddy Hubbard – One By One (1982) 4 . Gipsy Folk Tales (1976) 5 . Drum Solo (1965) 6 . w/ The Jazz Messengers – Dat Dere (1961) 7 . w/ The Jazz Messengers – A Night In Tunisia…

This week In Jazz Legends 40/52

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich

Parlophone publish Radiohead’s fourth album : ‘Kid A’ (2000)

Radiohead's 'Kid A' is their fourth studio album released on October 2, 2000 by Parlophone, Capitol.1 . The National Anthem (The BBC Studios) 2 . How To Disappear Completely (Live) 3 . Optimistic ("Live From The Basement") 4 . Optimistic (Santa Barbara) 5 . In Limbo (Pinkpop, 2001) 6 . Idioteque (Glastonbury, 2003) Track Listing : 1.Everything In Its Right Place (Radiohead) - 04:11 . 2.Kid…

Island Records publish Tom Waits’ ninth album : ‘Rain Dogs’ (1985)

Tom Waits' 'Rain Dogs' is his ninth album released in September 1985 by Island Records.1 . Clap Hands 2 . Cemetery Polka (Live, 1985) 3 . Rain Dogs 4 . 9Th & Hennepin 5 . Gun Street Girl 6 . Walking Spanish (Live, 1987) Track Listing : 1.Singapore (Tom Waits) - 02:46 . 2.Clap Hands (Tom Waits) - 03:47 . 3.Cemetery Polka (Tom Waits) - 01:51 . 4.Jockey Full Of Bourbon (Tom Waits) - 02:45 .…

Lupe Fiasco releases his debut album : ‘Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor’ (2006)

Lupe Fiasco's 'Food & Liquor' is his debut studio album released on September 19, 2006 by 1st & 15th Entertainment / Atlantic Records1 . It Just Might Be Okay 2 . Kick, Push (Official Video) 3 . Kick Push (Chicago) 4 . I Gotcha (Official Video) 5 . I Gotcha (w/ Robert Glasper Experiment) 6 . The Instrumental (Aol Sessions) 7 . Sunshine ("AOL Sessions") 8 . Daydreamin' (w/ Jill Scott,…

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album featuring duets with Stevie Wonder, Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie and…

Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014.1 . It Had To Be You (Official Video) 2 . People (Official Video) 3 . Evergreen (Official Video) 4 . Come Rain Or Come Shine (Official Video) 5 . New York State Of Mind (Official Video) 6 . The Way We Were (Official Video) 7 . How Deep Is The Ocean (Official Video) 8 . Love Me…

Ahmad Jamal and Yusef Lateef release ‘Live at the Olympia: June 27, 2012’ (2014)

Ahmad Jamal and Yusef Lateef's 'Live at the Olympia, June 27, 2012' is a live album released on September 9, 2014.1 . Autumn Rain 2 . Live in Marciac 3 . Poinciana ("Happy Birthday Jazz", Marciac) 4 . Blue Moon 5 . NSJ 2012 6 . L'Olympia (Album Teaser) Track Listing : 1.Autumn Rain (Ahmad Jamal) - 08:15 . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 08:32 . 3.The Gypsy (Billy Reid) - 04:07 .…

Happy Birthday Sonny Rollins. ‘Still Rockin’Rollins’

This day (September 7, 1930), in New York City, is born Theodore Walter Sonny Rollins an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . There Will Never Be Another You (1965) 2 . St. Thomas 3 . Weaver Of Dreams (1959) 4 . My One And Only Love (1982) 5 . Dont Stop The Carnival (1973) 6 . @ North Sea Jazz Festival (2010 ) 7 . w/ Leonard Cohen – Who By Fire 8 . w/ Jim Hall – If I Would Ever Leave…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 08/12

Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Mayall, & The Bluesbreakers, The Who, Jack Bruce, Blind Faith, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Deep Purple, Yes, Taste

Happy Birthday Valerie Simpson. ‘Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Valerie’

This day (August 26, 1946), in Bronx, New York, is born Valerie Simpson, one half of the songwriter/producers and performers couple Ashford & Simpson Tracklist : 1 . Send Me To the 'Lectric Chair (2019) 2 . Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’ (2018) 3 . It’s My House (2017) 4 . I’m Every Woman (2014) 5 . w/ Clayton – Street Corner (2012) 6 . w/ Usher & Mike Stoller – You’re All I Need To Get…

Neil Diamond records a live double album : ‘Hot August Night’ at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (1972)

Neil Diamond's 'Hot August Night' is a live double album recorded on August 24, 1972 at one of his ten sold out concerts performed that month at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and released on December 9, 1972 by MCA, Universal.1 . I Am I Said (1972) 2 . Done Too Soon 3 . Solitary Man (Live, 1971) 4 . Cherry Cherry (1976) 5 . Sweet Caroline 6 . Sweet Caroline (Fenway Park, 4/20/13) 7 . Red Red…