Happy Birthday Larry Graham. ‘Next Stop Central Station’

This day (August 14, 1946), in Beaumont, Texas, is born Larry Graham, an American bass guitar player with Sly and the Family Stone and Graham Central Station.Tracklist : 1 . Thank You (2018) 2 . Purple Rain (2017) 3 . w/ Prince (2016) 4 . w/ Carlos Santana - Higher (2013) 5 . Move Like Jagger (2012) 6 . Live In France (2011) 7 . Bass Solo (2010) 8 . Way Black When 9 . Hair 10 . w/ Graham Central…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 33/52

Peter Gabriel & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Phil Collins & David Crosby, Laura Mvula & Esperanza Spalding, Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo', Les Paul & Chet Atkins, King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree, Stevie Wonder & Chick Corea, Larry Graham & Prince, Rodrigo Y Gabriela & Robert Trujillo, Bon Jovi & Aerosmith, Aerosmith & Jimmy Page, Sting, Zucchero & Jeff Beck

This week In Soul Artists 33/52

Maxwell, Sly and The Family Stone, Grover Washington Jr., Tower Of Power, The Crusaders, King Curtis and The Kingpins, Ohio Players, Booker T and The MG's, Joe Tex, The Voices Of East Harlem, Larry Graham, Maceo Parker

This week In One-Off Collaborations 30/52

Eric Clapton & JJ Cale, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Al Jarreau & Miki Howard, Jennifer Lopez & LL Cool J, Anastacia & Eros Ramazzotti, Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Stanley Clarke & Larry Graham, Emerson Lake & Palmer, U2 & Lady Gaga , Roger Daltrey & Joan Jett, Eddie Vedder & Pete Townshend, Emmylou Harris, Joan Baez & Jackson Browne

This week In One-Off Collaborations 24/52

Bruce Springsteen & Neil Young, Paul Simon & Bette Midler, Michael Stipe & Radiohead, Billy Joel & Paul Mccartney, Etta James & John Mayall Bluesbreakers, King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree, Clarence Clemons & Billy Preston, Rory Gallagher & Jack Bruce, Larry Graham & Prince, B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Santana & Dave Matthews, Stevie Ray Vaughan &…

Epic publish ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ by Sly and the Family Stone featuring ‘Family Affair’ and ‘Runnin’ Away’ (1971)

'There's a Riot Goin' On' by Sly and the Family Stone is their fifth studio album released on November 20, 1971 by Epic Records.1 . Family Affair (1972) 2 . Family Affair Track Listing : 1.Luv N' Haight (Sylvester Stewart) - 04:01 . 2.Just Like A Baby (Sylvester Stewart) - 05:12 . 3.Poet (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:01 . 4.Family Affair (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:06 . 5.Africa Talks To You 'The…

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,…

We remember Joe Sample. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (September 12, 2014) , died Joseph Leslie Joe Sample,an American pianist, keyboard player and founder of the CrusadersTracklist : 1 . w/ Randy Crawford – Streetlife 2 . w/ Ndr Bigband – I Wanna Go Home And Street Life (2011) 3 . w/ Marcus Miller – A Collaboration Of Keys 4 . Ashes To Ashes (2000) 5 . w/ The Crusaders – Sunrise 6 . Spellbound 7 . w/ Wilton Felder, David T. Walker, Larry…

Bruce, Chuck, Aretha et al open RRHOF (1995)

September 2, 1995 - Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Mellencamp, Martha Reeves, Bon Jovi, Eric Burdon, Melissa Etheridge, Al Green, Pretenders, Soul Asylum, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Larry Graham, George Clinton, The P. Funk All Stars, The Kinks, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and more. They all take part in the "Concert For Rock…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 33/52

Elvis Presley, Manhattan Transfer, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Doors, The Who, Rod Stewart, Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Ohio Players, Bruce Springsteen, Talking Heads, Peter Tosh

Jill Scott releases her sixth album : ‘Woman’ (2015)

Jill Scott.'s 'Woman' is her sixth albumreleased on July 24, 2015 by Blues Babe1 . You Don't Know (Official Video) 2 . A Long Walk/It's Love (Live) 3 . SJ 4 . You Don't Know Nothing About Love ("STL", w/ The Pipes) Track Listing : 1.Wild Cookie (Jill Scott, Warryn Campbell) - 01:49 . 2.Prepared (Jill Scott, Andre Harris, Sir Darryl Farris) - 05:18 . 3.Run Run Run (Aaron Pearce, Harold Lilly,…

Epic publish Sly & the Family Stone’s sixth album : ‘Fresh’ (1973)

Sly & the Family Stone's 'Fresh' is their sixth album, written and produced by Sly Stone and released on June 30, 1973 y Epic. 1 . If You Want Me To Stay 2 . Que Sera, Sera Whatever Will Be, Will Be (on Mike Douglas 1974) Track Listing : 1.In Time (Sly Stone) - 05:48 . 2.If You Want Me To Stay (Sly Stone) - 03:01 . 3.Let Me Have It All (Sly Stone) - 02:56 . 4.Frisky (Sly Stone) - 03:12 .…

We Remember Gregg Allman

May 27, 2017 - Mr.Gregory Lenoir Allman simply known as Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter and musician, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Allman Brothers Band' s 'Eat a Peach' is their third studio album (the last with Duane Allman) produced by Tom Dowd and released on February 12, 1972 >> Allman Brothers Band 's 'Brothers and…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

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…

Happy Birthday Eric Burdon. ‘Once An Animal’

This day (May 11, 1941), in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, is born Eric Burdon, an English singer best known as vocalist of The Animals, and War.Digest Tracklist : w/ Paint In Black (2019) . Spill the Wine (2017) . It's My Life (2015) . When I Was Young (2013) . w/ The Animals - House of The Rising Sun (2011) . Mother Earth Live (2006) . When I Was Young (1998) . w/ Brian Auger Band - Tobacco…

Sly & the Family Stone release ‘Stand!’ their fourth album (1969)

'Stand!' by Sly & the Family Stone is their fourth (and breakout) studio album released on May 3, 1969 by Epic. Track Listing : 1.Stand! (Sly Stone) - 03:08 . 2.Don'T Call Me Nigger, Whitey (Sly Stone) - 05:58 . 3.I Want To Take You Higher (Sly Stone) - 05:22 . 4.Somebody'S Watching You (Sly Stone) - 03:20 . 5.Sing A Simple Song (Sly Stone) - 03:56 . 6.Everyday People (Sly Stone) - 02:21 .…

Epic release ‘Dance to the Music,’ Sly & the Family Stone’s second album (1968)

'Dance to the Music' by Sly & the Family Stone is their second studio album produced by Sly Stone and released on April 27, 1968 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Dance To The Music (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:00 . 2.Higher (Sylvester Stewart) - 02:49 . 3.I Ain'T Got Nobody (For Real) (Sylvester Stewart) - 04:26 . 4.Dance To The Medley (Sylvester Stewart) - 012:12 . 5.Ride The Rhythm (Sylvester Stewart)…

Happy Birthday Iggy Pop. ‘Most For Life’

This day (April 21, 1947), in Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.A., is born James Newell Osterberg, Jr. better known as Iggy Pop, American singer-songwriter, front man for The StoogesDigest Tracklist : 1970 (w/ The Stooges, Goose Lake 1970) . Sixteen . I'm Bored (OGWT, 1976) . Funtime (w/ David Bowie, 1977) . Lust For Life + Pumpin For Jill (Cabaret Tour, 1981) . Eat Or Be Eaten (1982) . Wild One (1986) .…

We remember Prince. ‘Someday My Prince Will Go’

This day (April 21, 2016 ), in Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S., died Prince Rogers Nelson simply known as Prince, American singer-songwriter and musician extraordinaireDigest Tracklist : Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad . Do Me, Baby (Capitol Theatre, 1982) . Purple Rain (1985) . Anotherloverholenyohead (1986) . 1987 VMAs . I Wish U Heaven (1988) . Electric Chair (SNL 15th Anniversary Special, 1989) .…

Happy Birthday to Al Green. ‘Al(leluia) Green’

This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.Digest Tracklist : Simply Beautiful (2019) . I'm still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . w/ Ann Nesby - Put It On Paper . Lets Stay Together (2010) . w/ Ben E. King, Teddy Pendergrass, Chuck Jackson, Brian Mcknight - Stand By Me (1993) . w/…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 10/52

Alice In Chains . Heart, David Gilmour . The Who, Iggy Pop . Metallica, Jonny Lang . Eric Johnson, Gary Clark Jr. . William Bell, Chicago . REO Speedwagon, Robert Plant . Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton . Trace Adkins, Lionel Richie . Blake Shelton, Sharon Corr . Vonda Shepard, Billy Joel . Itzhak Perlman, Larry Graham . Mark KingThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among the 286 Posts we…

As We wish Jon Bon Jovi, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Bon Jovi At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American singer Jon Bon Jovi a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Bon Jovi CREDITSPhoto : Sarah K. AndrewAudio : Livin' on a Prayer . You Give Love a Bad Name . It's My Life . Wanted Dead or Alive . Always . Bed Of Roses . Runaway . Have A Nice Day . Bad Medicine . I'll Be There For You . Video : It's My Life . Always . Livin' On A Prayer…

Kanye West releases his seventh album : ‘The Life of Pablo’ featuring ‘Famous,’ ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ and ‘Fade’ (2016)

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' is his seventh studio album released on February 14, 2016 by Good.Track Listing : 1.Ultralight Beam (Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Sam Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West, Cydel Young) - 05:21 . 2.Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1 (Pastor T.L. Barrett, Chancelor…

Simon & Garfunkel release their second album : ‘Sounds of Silence’ featuring ‘The Sound of Silence,’ ‘Homeward Bound’ and ‘I Am a Rock’ (1966)

Simon & Garfunkel's 'Sounds of Silence' is their second studio album recorded in 1964 & 1965 and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia.1 . Sound Of Silence (1967, Live) 2 . The Sound Of Silence (Madison Square Garden, NYC, 2009/10/29&30) 3 . Leaves That Are Green 4 . Leaves That Are Green 5 . Kathy's Song 6 . Kathy's Song (Live, 2003) 7 . Anji 8 . Richard Cory (Canadian TV, 1966)…

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…

Sarah Vaughan records her last album : ‘Brazilian Romance’ produced by Sérgio Mendes (1987)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Brazilian Romance' is her last (and her third of Brazilian music) album produced by Sérgio Mendes, recorded in January 1987 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . So Many Stars 2 . So Many Stars (1988) Track Listing : 1.Make This City Ours Tonight (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) - 02:57 . 2.Romance (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) - 03:30 . 3.Love And…

Asylum publish Joni Mitchell’s seventh album : ‘The Hissing Of Summer Lawns’ (1975)

Joni Mitchell's 'The Hissing of Summer Lawns' is her seventh studio album released in November 1975 by Asylum1 . In France They Kiss On Main Street 2 . Edith And The Kingpin 3 . Harry's House 4 . Shadows And Light Track Listing : 1.In France They Kiss On Main Street (Joni Mitchell) - 03:19 . 2.The Jungle Line (Joni Mitchell) - 04:25 . 3.Edith And The Kingpin (Joni Mitchell) - 03:38 . 4.Don'T…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s eighth album : ‘All n All’ featuring ‘Serpentine Fire’ and ‘Fantasy’ (1977)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'All n All' feat. 'Serpentine Fire' & 'Fantasy' is their eighth (and most well known) studio album released on November 21, 1977 by Columbia.1 . Serpentine Fire (Official Video) 2 . Serpentine Fire 3 . Fantasy (Live) 4 . Loves Holiday 5 . I Write A Song For You 6 . Magic Mind (1979, Japan) Track Listing : 1.Serpentine Fire (Maurice White, Verdine White, Reginald…

Nonesuch publish Joni Mitchell’s ‘Travelogue,’ an album featuring orchestral re-recordings of her previous songs (2002)

Joni Mitchell's 'Travelogue' is a double album featuring orchestral re-recordings of her previous songs, released on November 19, 2002 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Otis And Marlena (Joni Mitchell) - 03:54 . 2.Amelia (Joni Mitchell) - 06:48 . 3.You Dream Flat Tires (Joni Mitchell) - 03:48 . 4.Love (Joni Mitchell) - 05:40 . 5.Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) - 05:56 . 6.Slouching Toward Bethlehem (Joni…

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 .…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s ‘Gratitude,’ a mostly live album featuring ‘Sing a Song’ (1975)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Gratitude' is a double (and three quarter live) album released on November 11, 1975 by Columbia. 1 . Yearnin' Learnin' 2 . Devotion 3 . Sun Goddess 4 . Reasons (Live) 5 . Shining Star (Live) 6 . Shining Star 7 . Sing A Song (North Sea Jazz, 2010) 8 . Sing A Song (Live, 1981 ) 9 . Gratitude Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Mc Perry Jones (Perry Jones) - 00:21 .…

Eminem releases his eighth album :’The Marshall Mathers LP 2′ featuring ‘Berzerk,’ ‘Rap God’ and ‘The Monster’ (2015)

Eminem's 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' is his eighth studio album featuring Rihanna & Kendrick Lamaras guests and released on November 5, 2013 by Aftermath Entertainment, Shady / Interscope.1 . Survival 2 . Survival ("Live On SNL") 3 . Legacy 4 . Asshole (w/ Skylar Grey) 5 . Berzerk (Official Video) 6 . Berzerk (BBC Radio 1) 7 . Rap God 8 . Brainless 9 . The Monster (w/ Ft. Rihanna, Official…