Columbia publish Mahalia Jackson’s debut album : ‘The World’s Greatest Gospel Singer’ (1955)

Mahalia Jackson's 'The World's Greatest Gospel Singer' is her debut album recorded on November 23, 1954 and released on March 14, 1955 By Columbia.1 . Didn't It Rain 2 . Jesus And The Woman At The Well (In Concert, 1961 ) 3 . In Concert, Hamburg, 1961 Track Listing : 1.I'M Going To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song (Thomas A. Dorsey) - 02:37 . 2.When I Wake Up In Glory (Traditional) - 04:20…

Duke Ellington records ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson (1958)

Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown and Beige' is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest.Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) - 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) - 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) - 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 07:58 . 5.Part V (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 03:46 . 6.Part…

We remember Mahalia Jackson. ‘The Gospel Of MJ’

This day (January 27, 1972), in Evergreen Park, Illinois, died Mahalia Jackson,an African-American gospel contre-alto singer referred to as 'The Queen of Gospel'.Tracklist : Silent Night . Trouble Of The World . Jesus And The Woman At The Well (1961) . Amazing Grace . Down By The Riverside . Mahalia Jackson & Nat King Cole - Steal Away (1957) . The Battle Of Jericho (1957) . How I Got Over .…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 28/52

Paul McCartney & Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Tom Petty, Roger Mcguinn & Chris Hillman, John Mayer & Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Louis Armstrong & Mahalia Jackson, Wayne Shorter & Santana, Gil Evans & Sting, George Benson & Al Jarreau, Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville, Tina…

This week In Singing Ladies 15/52

Beth Hart, Sinead O'Connor, Katie Melua, Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Mariah Carey, Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Beth Hart

Bon Iver release their third album : ’22, A Million’ (2016)

Bon Iver's '22, A Million' is their third studio album produced by band leader Justin Vernon plus April Base and Chris Messina and released on September 30, 2016 by Jagjaguwar1 . 22 (Over S∞∞N) Rock The Garden) 2 . 10 D E A T H B R E A S T (The Met Philadelphia, Pa) 3 . 715 - Cr∑∑Ks (NPR Live) 4 . 715 - Cr∑∑Ks (Paris Philharmonie, 2016) 5 . 33 God (NPR Music Concert) 6 . 33 God (Ferropolis,…

The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album : ‘Pyramid’ (1959)

The Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Pyramid' is an album recorded on August 22 & 25 and December 21, 1959 and January 15, 1960 In 1960 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Django 2 . Django(London) Track Listing : 1.Vendome (John Lewis) - 02:30 . 2.Pyramid (Blues For Junior) (Ray Brown) - 10:46 . 3.It Don'T Mean A Thing (If It Ain'T Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 05:02 .…

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Tracklist : 1 . You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) 2 . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) 3 . Nessun Dorma (1998) 4 . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J Blige - Essence Awards 5 . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times 6 . Do right woman do right man (1988) 7 .…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

Sony/Columbia publish Harry Connick, Jr’s concept album about New Orleans : ‘Oh, My NOLA’ (2007)

Harry Connick, Jr's 'Oh, My NOLA' is an album containing well-known songs associated with New Orleans, recorded with a his big band and released on January 30, 2007 by Sony/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Working In The Coal Mine (Allen Toussaint) - 03:36 . 2.Won'T You Come Home, Bill Bailey? (Hughie Cannon) - 03:56 . 3.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) - 03:24 . 4.Let Them Talk (Harry Carlson, Lew…

This week In Soul Artists 04/52

Anita Baker, The Neville Brothers, Curtis Mayfield, Lena Horne, Corinne Bailey Rae, James Brown, Mahalia Jackson, Sharon Jones . The Dap~Kings, Eddie Floyd, D'Angelo, Bell Biv Devoe, Janet Jackson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Anita Baker . Sweet Love Lifted from : Happy…

Layla

Starting and ending with 'Layla' made famous by Derek And The Dominos, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bob Seger, Nina Simone, Janis Joplin, Derek And The Dominos and many more.

A Match Made In Blues Heaven

From 'God don't like it' to 'Devil Is Watching You', we have mixed 16 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'God vs Devil, Good vs Evil'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Meade Lux Lewis, Muddy Waters, Reverend Utah Smith and many more.

Movers And Shakers

From 'Wake Me. Shake Me' to 'God moves on the water', we have mixed 19 'Blues & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Moving & Shaking'. It has Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Guitar Watson, John Lee Hooker, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and many more.

Joe Bonamassa releases his fourteenth live album : ‘Live at the Greek Theatre,’ a tribute to Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King (2016)

Joe Bonamassa's ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ is his fourteenth live album (a tribute to the"Three Kings" : Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King) released on September 23, 2016.1 . Ole Time Religion (The Greek Theatre) 2 . Oh, Pretty Woman (The Greek Theatre) 3 . Angel Of Mercy (The Greek Theatre) 4 . Let The Good Times Roll( The Greek Theatre) 5 . Breaking Up Somebody's Home (The Greek Theatre)…