Capitol Records publish Maze’s first live album : ‘Live In New Orleans’ (1981)

Maze's 'Live In New Orleans' is their first live (the fifth overall) album recorded on November 14–15, 1980 at Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana and released in 1981 by Capitol Records.1 . Joy & Pain. 2 . Southern Girl A(tlanta, 6/18/2011) 3 . Southern Girl (Live) 4 . Feel That You're Feelin (Live) 5 . Running Away (Amsterdam) 6 . Running Away (Live, 1995) 7 . Before I Let You Go…

Chucho Valdés amazes in Calgary (2012)

October 29, 2012 - Chucho Valdés will play a solo piece before being joined by a band at the "BD&P World Music Series" held at Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Canada

Diana Ross amazes in Cleveland (2017)

July 18, 2017 - Diana Ross will sing all her major hits and display her most beautiful dresses at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Cleveland, Ohio<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/The-Supremes-Sing-Holland–Dozier–Holland-RVJ.jpg' alt='The Supremes - Sing Holland–Dozier–Holland ' width='190' height='161'/>

Johnny Cash records ‘At Folsom Prison’ a live album for Columbia Records (1968)

Johnny Cash's 'At Folsom Prison' is a live album (his 27th overall) recorded at Folsom State Prison on January 13, 1968 and released in May 1968 by Columbia Records.1 . Folsom Prison Blues (Live) 2 . Orange Blossom Special (San Quentin) Track Listing : 1.Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash) - 02:42 . 2.Dark As The Dungeon (Merle Travis) - 03:05 . 3.I Still Miss Someone (Johnny Cash, Roy Cash Jr.)…

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted by Quincy Jones (1966)

Frank Sinatra's 'Sinatra at the Sands' is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise.1 . Pennies From Heaven 2 . The Best Is Yet To Come Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:45 . 2.I'Ve Got A Crush On You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:42 .…

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album : ‘Invitation’ recorded with his Word of Mouth big band (1983)

Jaco Pastorius 'Invitation' is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros.1 . Invitation 2 . Amerika (Montreal) 3 . Soul Intro / The Chicken (Live, 1982) 4 . Continuum (Live, w/ Word Of Mouth Big Band) 5 . Liberty City 6 . Liberty City 7 . Sophisticated Lady (w/ Toots Thielemans 8 . Fannie Mae Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) 2 . What I Haven’t Done (2019) 3 . at GuitarTown (2018) 4 . Good Times (2017) 5 . High Heels And Throwing Things (2016) 6 . w/ hr-Bigband – Different People (2015) 7 . 12 Bar Blues Improvisation (2014) 8 . w/ Omar Hakim, Joey DeFrancesco…

The Jimi Hendrix Experience release their second album : ‘Axis: Bold as Love’ featuring ‘Little Wing’ and ‘Spanish Castle Magic’ (1967)

'Axis: Bold as Love' by The Jimi Hendrix Experience is their second studio album produced By Chas Chandler and released on December 1, 1967 by Track Records.1 . Spanish Castle Magic (Sweden, 1969 ) 2 . Little Miss Lover ("BBC Sessions") Track Listing : 1.Exp (Jimi Hendrix) - 01:55 . 2.Up From The Skies (Jimi Hendrix) - 02:55 . 3.Spanish Castle Magic (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:00 . 4.Wait Until…

This week In Soul Artists 46/52

Earth, Wind and Fire, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Missy Elliott, Chaka Khan, Maze, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Ruth Brown, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Irma Thomas, Aretha Franklin

Capitol publish Neil Diamond’s album : ‘The Jazz Singer’ (1980)

Neil Diamond's 'The Jazz Singer' is an album (and soundtrack to the remake of the eponym film) released on November 10, 1980 by Capitol.1 . America 2 . America 3 . Love On The Rocks ("The Jazz Singer," 1980) 4 . You Baby Amazed And Confused ("The Jazz Singer," 1980) 5 . Summer Love 6 . Hello Again 7 . My Louise ("The Jazz Singer," 1980) 8 . Hey Louise 9 . Songs Of Life ("The Jazz Singer,"…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

Reprise publish Neil Young’s first live album : ‘Time Fades Away’ recorded with The Stray Gators (1973)

Neil Young's 'Time Fades Away' is his first live album recorded with The Stray Gators on the "Harvest" tour and released on October 15, 1973 by Reprise1 . Journey Through The Past ( BBC, 1971) 2 . In Concert, 1971, BBC Track Listing : 1.Time Fades Away (Neil Young) - 05:36 . 2.Journey Thru The Past (Neil Young) - 03:19 . 3.Yonder Stands The Sinner (Neil Young) - 03:17 . 4.L.A. (Neil Young) -…

Joe Cocker releases his nineteenth album : ‘Heart & Soul’ (2004)

Joe Cocker's 'Heart & Soul' is his nineteenth studio album featuring only cover songs and released on October 12, 2004.1 . What's Going On (San Sebastian) 2 . Chain Of Fools ( w/ Beverley Knight) 3 . Chain Of Fools 4 . One (w/ Allstars, Live) 5 . One ("Jay Leno") 6 . I Keep Forgetting (San Sebastian) 7 . I Put A Spell On You (San Sebastian) 8 . Every Kind Of People (w/ Allstars, Live)…

OutKast release their fifth album : ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below,’ a double album featuring ‘Hey Ya!’ and ‘The Way You Move’ (2003)

OutKast's 'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below' feat. 'Hey Ya!' and 'The Way You Move' is their fifth studio album released as a double album on September 23, 2003, by LaFace Records.1 . Ghettomusick (Official Video) 2 . The Way You Move (w/ Sleepy Brown, Official Video) 3 . Prototype (Official Video) 4 . Hey Ya! (Official Video) 5 . Roses (Official Video) 6 . Ghetto Musick (Live, 2004) 7 . Roses Track…

Sony publish The Mahavishnu Orchestra’s album : ‘The Lost Trident Sessions’ recorded in 1973 (1999)

The Mahavishnu Orchestra's 'The Lost Trident Sessions' is a studio (it would have been their third) album recorded in 1973 and released on September 21, 1999 by Sony.Track Listing : 1.Dream (John McLaughlin) - 011:10 . 2.Trilogy (John McLaughlin) - 09:33 . - The Sunlit Path . - La Mere De La Mer . - Tomorrow'S Story Not The Same. 3.Sister Andrea (Jan Hammer) - 06:47 . 4.I Wonder (Jerry Goodman)…

Art Blakey records ‘A Night in Tunisia’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt (1960)

Art Blakey's 'A Night in Tunisia' is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt in 1960 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Yama (Video) 2 . Tokyo (1961) Track listing : . 1.A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 11:11 . 2.Sincerely Diana (Wayne Shorter) - 06:47 . 3.So Tired…

Columbia publish ‘Cheap Thrills’ by Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin featuring ‘Summertime’ and ‘Piece of My Heart’ (1968)

Big Brother and the Holding Company's 'Cheap Thrills' is their second album and their last album with Janis Joplin, released on August 12, 1968 by Columbia. 1 . Summertime & I Need A Man To Love (w/ Big Brother And The Holding Company ) 2 . Piece Of My Heart 3 . Ball And Chain (Monterey) Track listing : 1.Combination of the Two (Sam Andrew) - 05:47 . 2.I Need a Man to Love (Sam Andrew,…

RCA Records release Buddy Guy’s ‘Born To Play Guitar’ featuring Billy Gibbons, Kim Wilson and Joss Stone as guests (2015)

Buddy Guy's 'Born To Play Guitar' is an album released on July 31, 2015 by RCA Records.1 . Born To Play Guitar (Big Blues Bender, 2015) 2 . Born To Play Guitar (2016) Track Listing : 1.Born To Play Guitar . 2.Wear You Out . 3.Back Up Mama . 4.Too Late . 5.Whiskey, Beer & Wine . 6.Kiss Me Quick . 7.Crying Out Of One Eye . 8.(Baby) You Got What It Takes . 9.Turn Me WildMusicians : Buddy Guy -…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) 2 . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) 3 . I Can't Get Started (2013) 4 . Autumn Leaves 5 . Con Alma 6 . Sophisticated Lady (1999) 7 . w/ the Michel Camilo New York Big Band - Not Yet 8 . Dizzy Gillespie…

Sufjan Stevens releases his fifth album : ‘Illinois’ (2005)

Sufjan Stevens' 'Illinois' is his fifth studio album released on July 4, 2005 by Asthmatic Kitty /Secretly Canadian / Rough Trade1 . Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, IL (Manchester) 2 . Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois 3 . Come on! Feel the Illinoise! 4 . Come on Feel the Illinoise (End Of The Road Festival, 2015) 5 . John Wayne Gacy Jr 6 . John Wayne Gacy, Jr.…

Columbia publish ‘MTV Unplugged : Tony Bennett’ featuring Great American Songbook (1994)

'MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett' is an album where he sings the Great American Songbook released on June 28, 1994 by Columbia.1 . Moonglow (MTV Unplugged) 2 . They Can't Take That Away From Me (MTV Unplugged) 3 . Fly me to the moon Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:28 . 2.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 03:10 . 3.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 03:13…

Neil Young releases his sixth album : ‘Tonight’s the Night’ (1973)

Neil Young's 'Tonight's the Night' is his sixth studio album recorded in 1973 and released on June 20, 1975 by Reprise.1 . Tonight's The Night 2 . Tonight's The Night 3 . Speakin Out (Erfurt 09) 4 . World on String (MTV Unplugged) 5 . Roll Another Number (For the Road) (w/ Crazy Horse, The Marquee, Cork Ireland 2014) 6 . Albuquerque (St. John's, Newfoundland) Track Listing : 1.Tonight'S The…

Happy Birthday Paul McCartney. ‘Celestial Paul’

This day (June 18, 1942), in Liverpool, England, is born Sir James Paul McCartney, English singer, songwriter, founder / member of the Beatles and WingsTracklist : 1 . Yesterday (w/ The Beatles, 1965) 2 . Don't Let Me Down (w/ The Beatles) 3 . Maybe I'm Amazed (w/ Wings) 4 . Bip Bop (1971) 5 . C Moon (w/ Wings) 6 . Acoustic Medley (1973) 7 . The Backyard Tapes( 1974) 8 . Venus and Mars/Rock…

Jimi Hendrix records ‘Jimi Plays Monterey’ a.k.a. ‘Live at Monterey” (1967)

'Jimi Plays Monterey' a.k.a. 'Live at Monterey' is a posthumous live album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, recorded on June 18, 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival.1 . Wild Thing (Guitar Sacrifice) Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Brian Jones - 0:39 . 2.Killing Floor (Chester Burnett) - 03:14 . 3.Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:28 . 4.Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) - 07:07 . 5.Rock Me Baby (B. B.…

Talking Heads release ‘Little Creatures,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Road to Nowhere’ (1985)

Talking Heads' 'Little Creatures' is their sixth (and biggest-selling) studio album released on June 10, 1985 by Warner Bros./Sire.1 . Stay Up Late 2 . Road To Nowhere (w/ David Byrne) 3 . Road to Nowhere (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.And She Was (David Byrne) - 03:36 . 2.Give Me Back My Name (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth) – 3:20 . 3.Creatures Of Love (David…

Columbia record ‘Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall’ (1962)

'Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall' is a live album recorded on June 9, 1962 at Carnegie Hall, New York City and released on July 23, 1962 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Broadway (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 02:10 . 2.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 02:08 . 3.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 03:04 . 4.Stranger In Paradise (Alexander Borodin,…

Blue Note publish Herbie Hancock’s debut album : ‘Takin’ Off’ featuring ‘Watermelon Man’ (1962)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Takin' Off' feat. 'Watermelon Man is his debut album recorded on May 28, 1962 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) - 07:09 . 2.Three Bags Full (Herbie Hancock) - 05:27 . 3.Empty Pockets (Herbie Hancock) - 06:09 . 4.The Maze (Herbie Hancock) - 06:45 . 5.Driftin' (Herbie Hancock) - 06:58 . 6.Alone And I (Herbie Hancock) -…

Neil Young releases ‘American Stars ‘n Bars’ featuring ‘Like a Hurricane’ and ‘Homegrown’ (1977)

Neil Young's 'American Stars 'n Bars' feat. 'Like a Hurricane' is his eighth studio album released on May 27, 1977 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.The Old Country Waltz (Neil Young) - 02:58 . 2.Saddle Up The Palomino (Neil Young, Tim Drummond, Bobby Charles) - 03:00 . 3.Hey Babe (Neil Young) - 03:35 . 4.Hold Back The Tears (Neil Young) - 04:18 . 5.Bite The Bullet (Neil Young) - 03:30 . 6.Star Of…

This week In Soul Artists 21/52

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Soul II Soul, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Minnie Riperton, Jackie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye