This week In Soul Artists 42/52

Lisa Fischer, Donna Summer, Seal, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, LaBelle, Andra Day, Angie Stone, Diana Ross, Meshell Ndegeocello, Donna Summer

This week In Singing Ladies 42/52

Amy Winehouse, Andra Day, Anita Baker, Diana Krall, Alanis Morissette, Jessie J, Esperanza Spalding, Sarah McLachlan, Karen Carpenter, Julie London, Lady Gaga, Lisa Fischer

This week In Soul Artists 32/52 [encore]

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson Pickett

Virgin publish The Rolling Stones’ album : ‘Stripped’ (1995)

The Rolling Stones' 'Stripped' is an album mixing live (in small venues) and studio (acoustic) recordings and released on November 13, 1995 by Virgin.1 . Street Fighting Man (Live, "Stripped," 1995 ) 2 . Monkey Man / Street Fighting Man 3 . Like A Rolling Stone (Live, 1998) 4 . Not Fade Away (Ellis Park, Johannesburg, 1995) 5 . The Spider And The Fly (Amsterdam, 1995) 6 . Wild Horses…

Deutsche Grammophon publish Sting’s ninth album : ‘If on a Winter’s Night…’ (2009)

Sting's 'If on a Winter's Night...' is his ninth studio album released on October 26 & 27, 2009 by Deutsche Grammophon.1 . Gabriel's Message 2 . Gabriel's Message 3 . (Soul Cake) 4 . (Soul Cake (on "Letterman", 2009)) 5 . (There Is No Rose Of Such Virtue (Durham, 2009)) 6 . The Snow It Melts The Soonest ("Jools Holland Later" Nov 3, 2009) 7 . (The Snow It Melts The Soonest (The Cherrytree…

Three Concerts with Pino Palladino

Bassist extraordinaire, Pino Palladino, who turns 64 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 40 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Pino has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/pinopalladino).The 'Three Concerts with Pino Palladino' are with D'Angelo, John Mayer and Nine Inch Nails. Enjoy!Track Listing : 1 . D'Angelo At…

Sting presents ‘A Winter’s Night’ in a cathedral (2009)

September 19, 2009 - Sting on vocals, lute and guitar performs a live rendition of his "A Winter's Night..." album - with Robert Sadin (conductor), on vocals : Lisa Fischer, Laila Biali, Jo Lawry and Steven Santoro plus Dominic Miller (g), David Mansfield (mando, strings), Kathryn Tickell (fiddle, northumbrian smallpipes), Peter Tickell (fiddle), Vincent Segal (cello), Ira Coleman (bass), Julian…

Epic publish Luther Vandross’ fifth album : ‘Give Me the Reason’ co-produced with Marcus Miller (1986)

Luther Vandross 'Give Me the Reason' is his fifth studio album released on September 19, 1986 By Epic.1 . Stop To Love 2 . Stop To Love (Wembley) 3 . So Amazing 4 . Give Me The Reason 5 . Give Me The Reason (Wembley) 6 . There's Nothing Better Than Love (w/ Gregory Hines) Track Listing : 1.Stop To Love (Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley, Jr.) - 05:19 . 2.See Me (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) -…

The Rolling Stones release their nineteenth album : ‘Steel Wheels’ featuring ‘Mixed Emotions’ (1989)

The Rolling Stones ' 'Steel Wheels' is their nineteenth studio album (the last with Bill Wyman) released on August 1989 29, 1989 by Rolling Stones/Columbia.1 . Sad Sad Sad (Live, 1991 2 . Mixed Emotions 3 . Mixed Emotions (The Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, 1990 4 . Terrifying 5 . Rock And A Hard Place (Live, 1991 6 . Can't Be Seen (Tokyo Dome, 1990) 7 . Almost Hear You Sigh (Tokyo Dome, 1990) 8 . Slipping…

Verve release ‘That’s What I Say: John Scofield Plays the Music of Ray Charles’ (2005)

‘That's What I Say: John Scofield Plays the Music of Ray Charles' is a tribute album released on June 7, 2005 by Verve Records.1 . Busted (w/ Marcus Belgrave, Berklee) 2 . I Got a Woman (w/ Ricky Skaggs, Berklee) 3 . You Don't Know Me (Berklee) Track Listing : 1.Busted (Harlan Howard) - 06:31 . 2.What'D I Say (Ray Charles) - 06:18 . 3.Sticks And Stones (Henry Glover, Titus Turner) - 03:44 . 4.I…

GRP/Verve publish George Benson’s ‘Absolute Benson’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (2000)

George Benson's 'Absolute Benson' is a studio album released on May 23, 2000 by Grp/Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.The Ghetto (Al Eaton, Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Todd Shaw) - 04:56 . 2.El Barrio (George Benson, Kenny Gonzalez, Joe Henderson, Louie Vega) - 03:34 . 3.Jazzenco (Marc Antoine) - 05:48 . 4.Deeper Than You Think (Joe Sample) - 05:55 . 5.One On One (Joe Sample) - 07:05 . 6.Hipping…

Bobby McFerrin releases ‘Spirityouall,’ his twenty-third album (2013)

Bobby McFerrin's 'Spirityouall' is his twenty-third album 're-imagining Americana with spirituals and original songs' released on May 14, 213 by Sony Classical/Masterworks.Track Listing : 1.Everytime - 03:19 . 2.Swing Low - 04:09 . 3.Joshua - 04:04 . 4.Fix Me Jesus - 04:14 . 5.Woe (Bobby Mcferrin) - 03:35 . 6.I Shall Be Released (Bob Dylan) - 04:33 . 7.Whole World - 03:35 . 8.Gracious (Bobby…

Happy Birthday Narada Michael Walden. ‘Mas Que Narada’

This day (April 23, 1952), in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is born Narada Michael Walden, an American producer, drummer, singer and songwriter. Digest Tracklist : Sizzle Reel (2013) . 40 Days & 40 Nights (2012) . Shake The House . w/ Jeff Beck - Drum Solo, Sheffield (2010) . Freeway Of Love (2008) . w/ Joe Zawinul, Alphonso Johnson & Alex Acuna - Black Market (1995) . Interview (1988) . The Real…

Tina Turner releases her ninth solo album : ‘Wildest Dreams’ featuring ‘GoldenEye’ (1996)

Tina Turner's 'Wildest Dreams' feat. "GoldenEye" is her ninth solo album produced by Trevor Horn & Terry Britten and released on April 22, 1996 by Parlophone/Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Do What You Do (Terry Britten, Graham Lyle, Conner Reeves) - 04:23 . 2.Whatever You Want (Arthur Baker, Taylor Dayne, Fred Zarr) - 04:52 . 3.Missing You (Mark Leonard, Chas Sandford, John Waite) - 04:36 . 4.On…

Epic publish Luther Vandross’ ‘The Night I Fell in Love,’ his fourth album produced by Marcus Miller (1985)

Luther Vandross' 'The Night I Fell in Love' is his fourth studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on March 8, 1985 by Epic. Track Listing : 1.'Til My Baby Comes Home (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) - 05:31 . 2.The Night I Fell In Love (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) - 06:06 . 3.If Only For One Night (Brenda Russell) - 04:15 . 4.Creepin' (Stevie Wonder) - 04:04 . 5.It'S Over Now…

Prince and the New Power Generation release ‘Diamonds and Pearls’ his thirteenth album featuring ‘Cream’ and ‘Insatiable’ (1991)

Prince's 'Diamonds and Pearls' is his thirteenth studio album recorded with the New Power Generation and released on October 1, 1991 by Paisley Park Records.1 . Daddy Pop ("Arsenio") 2 . Diamonds And Pearls (Official Video) 3 . Cream (Official Video) 4 . Willing And Able (Official Video) 5 . Gett Off (Official Video) 6 . Jughead (w/ New Power Generation, 07/07/17, Enghein Les Bains) 7 .…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Unforgettable… with Love,’ an album of standards performed by her father, Nat King Cole (1991)

Natalie Cole's 'Unforgettable… with Love' is an album featuring covers of standards performed by Natalie's father, Nat King Cole and released on June 11, 1991 by Elektra..1 . Route 66 (w/ Diana Krall) 2 . Mona Lisa, Smile (The Natalie Cole Special 1978) 3 . L.O.V.E. 4 . This can't be Love, Paper Moon 5 . That Sunday That Summer 6 . STRAIGHTEN UP 7 . Unforgettable Track Listing : 1.The Very…

Prince releases ‘Sign ‘O’ the Times,’ his ninth album featuring ‘U Got The Look’ (1987)

Prince's 'Sign 'O' the Times' is his ninth studio album (and first 'solo' after leaving The Revolution) released on March 31, 1987 by Paisley Park.Track Listing : 1.Sign O' The Times (Prince) - 04:57 . 2.Play In The Sunshine (Prince) - 05:05 . 3.Housequake (Prince) - 04:42 . 4.The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (Prince) - 04:01 . 5.It (Prince) - 05:09 . 6.Starfish And Coffee (Prince, Susannah Melvoin)…

Prince releases ‘Parade’ (Music from the Motion Picture ‘Under the Cherry Moon’) featuring ‘Kiss’ (1986)

Prince's 'Parade: Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon' is his eighth studio albumrecorded with The Revolution and released on March 31, 1986 by Paisley Park. Track Listing : 1.Christopher Tracy'S Parade (Prince, John L. Nelson) - 02:11 . 2.New Position (Prince) - 02:20 . 3.I Wonder U (Prince) - 01:39 . 4.Under The Cherry Moon (Prince, John L. Nelson) - 02:57 . 5.Girls & Boys…