We remember Hugh Masekela. ‘Just Hugh’

This day (January 23, 2018), in Johannesburg, died Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. Tracklist : Musicport Festival (2011) . Makoti . Melafestivalen (2010) . Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi Ashiko - Sa Jazz Maestros . Conversations With Felicia . w/ Miriam Makeba - South Africa Freedom Song . Mandela (Bring Him Back Home)…

Arista publish Angie Stone’s debut album : ‘Black Diamond’ (1999)

Angie Stone's 'Black Diamond' is her debut album released on September 28, 1999 by Arista.1 . No More Rain (In This Cloud) (Official Video) 2 . No More Rain (In This Cloud) (Live) 3 . Green Grass Vapors 4 . Everyday 5 . Everyday 6 . Life Story 7 . Life Story 8 . Bone 2 Pic 9 . Bone 2 Pic (UK Tour, 2014) 10 . Black Diamond (Behind The Scenes) Track Listing : 1.Freedom (Intro) (Angie Stone) -…

New Edition release their sixth album : ‘Home Again’ featuring ‘Hit Me Off’ and ‘I’m Still in Love With You’ (1996)

New Edition's 'Home Again' is the sixth studio album featuring Bobby Brown and released on September 10, 1996 by MCA Records.1 . Hit Me Off (Official Video) 2 . Something About You 3 . One More Day 4 . I'm Still In Love With You (Official Video) 5 . Home Again (Live, 5/25/2012) 6 . I'm Still In Love With You Track Listing : 1.Oh, Yeah, It Feels So Good (Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe, James Harris Iii,…

Animated New Music Videos N°88

Mackeehan, The Wombats, Baby Cool, Gilla Band, Tim Burgess, Broken Bells, Rare Americans, Christine Mcvie, Misha Seeff, William Orbit & Polly Scattergood, Will Sparks, Kutiman

Andra Day releases ‘Cheers To the Fall,’ her first album produced by Adrian Gurvitz and Raphael Saadiq (2015)

Andra Day’s ‘Cheers To the Fall’ is her first album produced by Adrian Gurvitz and Raphael Saadiq and released on August 28, 2015 by Buskin / Warner Bros.1 . Forever Mine 2 . (NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert 3 . Only Love 4 . Only Love (Mann Center, Philadelphia, 8/30/15 5 . Gold 6 . Rearview 7 . Gin & Juice (Let Go My Hand) 8 . “Gin & Juice (Let Go My Hand) (Mann Center, Philadelphia,…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s sixth album : ‘Love & Life’ (2003)

Mary J. Blige's 'Love & Life' is her sixth studio album released on August 25, 2003 by Geffen Records.1 . Don't Go (Atlantic City) 2 . When We 3 . Not Today (w/ Eve, Vibe Awards, 21 Nov 2003) 4 . Ooh! 5 . Love At 1St Sight (w/ Method Man) 6 . It's A Wrap 7 . Special Part Of Me (Live) Track listing : 1.Love & Life Intro (Mary J. Blige, Shawn Carter, Dimitri Christo, Sean Diddy Combs, L.…

Columbia Records publish Maxwell’s third studio album : ‘Now’ (2001)

Maxwell's 'Now' is his third studio album released on August 14, 2001, by Columbia Records.1 . Get To Know Ya (Official Video) 2 . Lifetime (Official Video) 3 . Lifetime (On "The Late Show") 4 . This Womans Work (Live) Track Listing : 1.Get To Know Ya (Hod David, Stuart Matthewman, Maxwell) - 04:22 . 2.Lifetime (Hod David, Stuart Matthewman, Maxwell) - 05:29 . 3.W/As My Girl (Hod David, Stuart…

Mary J. Blige releases her debut album : ‘What’s the 411?’ featuring ‘You Remind Me’ and ‘Real Love’ (1992)

Mary J. Blige's 'What's the 411?' feat. 'You Remind Me' & 'Real Love' is her debut album released on July 28, 1992 by Uptown, Mca.1 . Reminisce (Official Video) 2 . Real Love (1992) 3 . You Remind Me (Official Video) 4 . Love No Limit (Official Video) 5 . I Don't Want to do Anything Else (w/ K Ci Haily) 6 . What's The 411? (w/ Grand Puba, "Yo! MTV Raps", 1993) 7 . Reminisce (Live) 8 . Sweet…

Jay Z’s releases ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ his twelfth studio album featuring Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, among other guests (2013)

Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ is his twelfth studio album featuring Justin Timberlake, Nas, Rick Ross, Frank Ocean and Beyoncé as guests and released on July 4, 2013, by Roc-A-Fella / Roc Nation1 . Holy Grail (w/ Beyonce) 2 . Tom Ford\Run The World (w/ Beyonce) 3 . F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt (On the Run Tour) 4 . On The Run Part II (w/ Beyonce) 5 . On The Run Part II (w/ Beyonce, Stade de…

Columbia release Beyoncé’s debut album : ‘Dangerously in Love’ featuring ‘Crazy in Love’ (2003)

Beyoncé's 'Dangerously in Love' feat. "Crazy in Love" is her debut studio album released on June 24, 2003 by Columbia.1 . Crazy In Love (w/ Jay-Z) 2 . Naughty Girl 3 . Baby Boy (w/ Sean Paul 4 . Be With You (Early Show, 09.07.03) 5 . Me, Myself and I 6 . Me, Myself & I (AOL Music Sessions) 7 . Me Myself And I (Billboard Awards, 2003) 8 . Speechless (Live, 2011) 9 . Dangerously In Love (Live)…

Beyoncé releases ‘4,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Run the World (Girls)’ (2011)

Beyoncé's '4' feat. "Run the World (Girls)" is her fourth studio album released on June 24, 2011 by Parkwood Columbia. 1 . 1+1 2 . I Care (Roseland) 3 . Best Thing I Never Had 4 . Best Thing I Never Had (Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular, 011) 5 . Party (w/ J. Cole) 6 . Party (Atlantic City) 7 . Love On Top (Official Video) 8 . Countdown (Official Video) 9 . End Of Time (Roseland) 10 . End…

Otis Redding closes day two at Monterey Pop Festival (1967)

June 17, 1967 - is the second day of the "Monterey International Pop Music Festival" in California. On today's bill : Canned Heat, Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, Booker T. & the M.G.s, Otis Redding and many more

Janis Joplin rocks day two at Monterey Pop Festival (1967)

June 17, 1967 - is the second day of the "Monterey International Pop Music Festival" in California. On today's bill : Canned Heat, Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, Booker T. & the M.G.s, Otis Redding and many more

Columbia publish ‘Mariah Carey,’ her eponymous debut album featuring ‘Vision of Love’ (1990)

'Mariah Carey' feat. 'Vision of Love' is her eponymous debut studio album, released on June 12, 1990 by Columbia.1 . Vision Of Love 2 . Vision of Love (Madison Square Garden) 3 . Vision of Love (MTV Unplugged) 4 . There's Got to Be a Way (Official Video) 5 . I Don't Wanna Cry (Official Video) 6 . Someday (Official Video) 7 . Someday (Live) 8 . Love Takes Time (Live) 9 . Love Takes Time (#1 to…

Miriam, Joe, Sting et al get together for Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday (1988)

June 11, 1988 - Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Sting, George Michael, Eurythmics, Graham Chapman, Lenny Henry, Al Green, Joe Cocker, Jonathan Butler, Freddie Jackson, Ashford & Simpson, Fry and Laurie, Wet Wet Wet,Joan Armatrading, Paul Carrack, Fish, Paul Young, Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, Bryan Adams, Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, Aswad, Sly & Robbie, Peter Gabriel, Maxi Priest,UB40, Tracy…

Atlantic Records publish Brandy’s second album : ‘Never Say Never’ featuring ‘The Boy Is Mine’ with Monica (1998)

Brandy's 'Never Say Never' is her second studio album produced mostly by Rodney Jerkins and released on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records.1 . The Boy Is Mine (Official Video, w/ Monica) 2 . The Boy Is Mine (Live, 1998) 3 . Almost Doesn't Count (Puerto Rico) 4 . Top of the World (Live, w/ Mase) 5 . Sitting On Top of The World (Live) 6 . You Don't Know Me 7 . Never Say Never 8 . Have You Ever (AMA…

This week In Soul Artists 23/52

Michael McDonald, Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Sharon Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sheila E, Prince, Earth, Wind, Fire, Candi Staton, Joss Stone, Alicia Keys, Luther Vandross, Beyonce, El DeBarge, Faith Evans, Brandy

J Records publish Alicia Keys’ debut album : ‘Songs in A Minor’ featuring ‘Fallin” (2001)

Alicia Keys' 'Songs in A Minor' is her debut studio album (featuring only one song 'Jane Doe' in the key of A minor) released on June 5, 2001 by J Records .1 . Girlfriend (2002 NBA All Star Weekend) 2 . How Come You Don't Call Me (Later With Jools Holland) 3 . How Come You Don't Call Me (Official HD Video) 4 . Fallin' (Official HD Video) 5 . Fallin (Manchester Cathedral) 6 . Troubles (Live) 7 .…

Arista release Whitney Houston’s second album : ‘Whitney’ featuring ‘ I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (1987)

Whitney Houston's ‘Whitney' feat. ' I Wanna Dance With Somebody' is her second studio album released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records.1 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Official Video) 2 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody 3 . Love Will Save The Day 4 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Official Video) 5 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Nelson Mandella Freedom Fest, 1988) 6 . So Emotional (Japan) 7 . So…

Young Turks publish Jamie xx debut album : ‘In Colour’ (2015)

Jamie xx' 'In Colour' is his debut studio album featuring The xx members Romy and Oliver Sim and released on May 29, 2015 by Young Turks.1 . Gosh 2 . Gosh (Official Video) 3 . Sleep Sound 4 . Sleep Sound (Official Video) 5 . Stranger in a room & SeeSaw (BBC R1, w/ Romy & Olivier) 6 . Obvs + Could Heaven Ever Be Like This? (Yotaspace, Moscow, 30.10.15) 7 . Loud Places (w/ Romy) 8 . Loud…

We Remember Robin Gibb

May 20, 2012 - Mr.Robin Gibb, English singer, member of the Bee Gees passed away aged 62. He is remembered. 'Bee Gees' 1st' feat. 'Holiday' & 'New York Mining Disaster 1941' is their third studio album released on July 14, 1967 on Polydor / ATCO >> Released in September 1968, "Idea" is the fifth studio (sold over a million copies worldwide) album by the Bee Gees. >> Recorded…

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

Santana releases their twenty-second album : ‘Corazón’ recorded with Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Miguel and others (2014)

Santana's 'Corazón' is their twenty-second studio album recorded with various singers and released on May 6, 2014 by Rca/Sony Latin Iberia. .Track Listing : 1.Saideira (Rodrigo Leão, Samuel Rosa, Juan Pablo Sorin) - 03:55 . 2.La Flaca (Pau Dones) - 04:10 . 3.Mal Bicho (Flavio Oscar Cianciarulo) - 03:37 . 4.Oye 2014 (Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Armando Christian Perez, Tito Puente) - 03:22 . 5.Iron Lion…

Destiny’s Child release ‘Survivor,’ their third album produced by Beyoncé (2001)

Destiny's Child's "Survivor" is their third studio album produced by Beyoncé Knowles and released on May 1, 2001 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Independent Women (Beyoncé Knowles, S. Barnes, Corey Rooney, J. C. Olivier) - 03:42 . 2.Survivor (Beyoncé Knowles, Anthony Dent, Mathew Knowles) - 04:14 . 3.Bootylicious (Beyoncé Knowles, Rob Fusari, Falonte Moore, Stevie Nicks) - 03:28 . 4.Nasty Girl…

Mary J. Blige releases her third album ‘Share My World’ featuring ‘Love Is All We Need’ (1997)

Mary J. Blige's 'Share My World' is her third studio album released on April 22, 1997 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Intro (Poke & Tone, Rich Nice) - 01:21 . 2.I Can Love You (Mary J. Blige, Latonya Blige-Dacosta, Rodney Jerkins, Kimberly Jones, Carlos Brody, Mashiem Myrick) - 04:54 . 3.Love Is All We Need (Blige, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Nasir Jones, Rick James) - 04:16 . 4.Round And Round…

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/…

Happy Birthday Tracy Chapman

March 30, 19** - Miss Tracy Chapman, an American singer-songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday Tracy"Tracy Chapman" is the self-titled debut album by Tracy Chapman, released on April 15, 1988. >>Released on October 3, 1989, "Crossroads" is the second album by Tracy Chapman. >> Released on November 14, 1995, "New Beginning" is the fourth album by Tracy Chapman >> is held in…

Strut Records publish Mulatu Astatke’s first solo album since the 1980s : ‘Steps Ahead’ (2010)

Mulatu Astatke's 'Steps Ahead' is his first solo album since the 1980s released on March 29, 2010 by Strut Records.Track Listing : 1.Radcliffe (Mulatu Astatke) - 07:54 . 2.Green Africa (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:13 . 3.The Way To Nice (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:09 . 4.Assosa (Arr.Mulatu Astatke) - 02:39 . 5.I Faram Gami I Faram (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:33 . 6.Mulatu'S Mood (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:56 . 7.Ethio…

Bad Boy / Arista Record publish Notorious B.I.G.’s second and final album : ‘Life After Death’ (1997)

Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Life After Death' is his second and final studio album released on March 25, 1997 by Bad Boy / Arista Records, sixteen days after his deathTrack Listing : 1.Life After Death Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Steven Jordan) - 01:39 . . 2.Somebody'S Gotta Die (Christopher Wallace, Nashiem Myrick, Carlos Broady, Sean Combs, Anthony Hester) - 04:26 . . 3.Hypnotize…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…

Happy Birthday Quincy Jones. ‘Today is ‘Super Q’s Day”

This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..Tracklist : w/ Big Band - Moanin' . The 75Th Birthday Celebration Live At Montreux (2008) . w/ Toots Thielemans, Patti Austin - Setembro (1996) . Back On Block Live (1991) . w/ Tamia & Babyface - Slow Jams . w/ Miles Davis -…

Concord publish Sérgio Mendes’ ‘Timeless,’ a collaborative album produced by will.i.am (2006)

Sérgio Mendes' 'Timeless' is a collaborative album produced by will.i.am released on February 13, 2006 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben) - 04:22 . 2.That Heat (Will Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini) - 04:13 . 3.Berimbau/Consolacao (Vinícius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:22 . 4.The Frog (João Donato) - 03:50 . 5.Let Me (Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell) - 04:14 . 6.Bananeira…

The Byrds release their fourth album : ‘Younger Than Yesterday’ featuring ‘So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star’ (1967)

The Byrds' 'Younger Than Yesterday' is their fourth album featuring 'So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star' and released on February 6, 1967 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (Jim Mcguinn, Chris Hillman) - 02:05 . 2.Have You Seen Her Face (Chris Hillman) - 02:25 . 3.C.T.A.-102 (Jim Mcguinn, Robert J. Hippard) - 02:28 . 4.Renaissance Fair (David Crosby,…

Madeleine Peyroux records her sixth album : ‘Standing on the Rooftop’ for Decca (2011)

Madeleine Peyroux' 'Standing on the Rooftop' is her sixth studio album recorded in February, 2011 and released on June 14, 2011 by Decca.Track Listing : 1.Martha My Dear (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:32 . 2.The Kind You Can'T Afford (Madeleine Peyroux, Bill Wyman) - 03:59 . 3.Leaving Home Again (Madeleine Peyroux, Bill Wyman) - 03:35 . 4.The Things I’Ve Seen Today (Madeleine Peyroux, Jenny…