On TV today,Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller with David Letterman (1987)

March 24, 1987 - you do not want to miss famous songwriters Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller singing a medley of their mega hits : "Love Potion Number 9"/"Yakety Yak"/"I'm a Woman"/"Kansas City"/"On Broadway"/"Searchin'"/"Hound Dog"/"Stand By Me" at "Late Night with David Letterman" on NBC

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Jamie Cullum & Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse & The Specials, Mary J. Blige & Eve, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez & Taylor Swift, Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton, Etta James & Dr.John, Randy Crawford & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Usher, Valerie Simpson & Mike Stoller, George Benson & Marcus Miller, Santana, Herbie Hancock,…

Atco Records publish Otis Redding’s debut album : ‘Pain in My Heart’ (1964)

Otis Redding's 'Pain in My Heart' is his debut album produced by Jim Stewart and released on January 1, 1964 by Atco Records.1 . Pain In My Heart (Ready Steady Go, 1966) Track Listing : 1.Pain In My Heart (Naomi Neville) - 02:22 . 2.The Dog (Rufus Thomas) - 02:30 . 3.Stand By Me (Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:45 . 4.Hey Hey Baby (Otis Redding) - 02:15 . 5.You Send Me (Sam Cooke)…

‘Boogie Woogie Christmas’ by the Brian Setzer Orchestra is a Christmas album released By Surfdog (2002)

'Boogie Woogie Christmas' by the Brian Setzer Orchestra is a Christmas album released on October 10, 2002 By Surfdog.1 . Jingle Bells 2 . Boogie Woogie Santa Claus (2005) 3 . Blue Christmas 4 . Blue Christmas (December 16, 2009) 5 . Nutcracker Suite (2005) 6 . Christmas ExtravaganzA Track Listing : 1.Jingle Bells (James Pierpont) - 02:22 . 2.Boogie Woogie Santa Claus (Henri René, Leon René)…

The Beatles release their fourth album : ‘Beatles for Sale’ featuring ‘Rock and Roll Music’ and ‘Eight Days a Week’ (1964)

The Beatles' 'Beatles for Sale' is their fourth studio album produced by George Martin and released on December 4, 1964 by Parlophone. 1 . Baby's In Black (Empire Pool) 2 . Baby's In Black (Germany) 3 . Rock And Roll Music (Live) 4 . Rock And Roll Music (Paris) 5 . Kansas City, I'm A Loser, Boys ("Shindig Show," 1964 ) 6 . Words Of Love 7 . Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby Track Listing :…

Atlantic publish Solomon Burke’s fifth album : ‘Rock N Soul’ featuring ‘Cry to Me’ (1964)

Solomon Burke's 'Rock 'n Soul' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Cry to Me,' produced by Bert Berns and released in November 1964 by Atlantic1 . Cry To Me (Montreux, 2006) 2 . If You Need Me 3 . If You Need Me / Tonight's The Night Medley 4 . Just Out Of Reach / He'll Have To Go / It's Just A Matter Of Time Track Listing : 1.Goodbye Baby (Wes Farrell, Bert Russell) - 03:16 . 2.Cry To Me (Bert…

Elvis Presley releases his sixteenth album : ‘Girls! Girls! Girls!’ featuring the OST to the eponymous film (1962)

Elvis Presley's 'Girls! Girls! Girls!' is his sixteenth album featuring the OST to the eponymous film and released on November 9, 1962 by RCA Victor Records in mono and stereo.1 . Girls! Girls! Girls! 2 . Girls! Girls! Girls! 3 . I Don't Want To Be Tied 4 . Earth Boy 5 . Because Of Love 6 . Thanks To The Rolling Sea 7 . Song Of The Shrimp 8 . The Walls Have Ears 9 . We're Coming In Loaded Track…

Eric Clapton releases his eleventh album : ‘Journeyman’ featuring ‘Before You Accuse Me’ and ‘Bad Love’ (1989)

Eric Clapton's 'Journeyman' is his eleventh studio album produced By Jill Dell'Abate & Russ Titelman and released on November 7 1989 by Duck / Reprise.1 . Pretending (Official Video) 2 . Pretending (The Royal Albert Hall, 1990 ) 3 . Anything For Your Love (Hartford, 1992) 4 . Anything For Your Love (London Royal Albert Hall, May, 2009) 5 . Bad Love (Live, 1990) 6 . Running On Faith ("24…

Gerry Mulligan records the album ‘Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet’ for Emarcy (1955)

Gerry Mulligan's 'Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet' is a studio album recorded on September 21and October 22 & 31, 1955 In 1955 and released the same year by Emarcy.1 . Bernie's Tune Track Listing : 1.Mud Bug (Jerry Lloyd) - 05:03 . 2.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare) - 02:40 . 3.Apple Core (Gerry Mulligan) - 05:23 . 4.Nights On The Turntable (Gerry Mulligan)…

RCA Victor publish Elvis Presley’s twenty-first album : ‘Roustabout,’ the soundtrack to the eponymous movie (1964)

Elvis Presley's 'Roustabout' is his twenty-first album featuring the soundtrack to the eponymous movie starring Presley and released on October 20, 1964 by RCA Victor.1 . Roustabout 2 . Little Egypt 3 . Hard Knocks 4 . Big Love, Big Heartache (1964) 5 . One Track Heart 6 . Carny Town 7 . Wheels On My Heels Track Listing : 1.Roustabout (Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kaye) - 01:56 .…

RCA publish Elvis Presley second album : ‘Elvis’ featuring ‘Love Me’ (1956)

'Elvis / Elvis Presley No. 2' is his second studio album recorded in September in Hollywood and released on October 19, 1956 in mono by RCA Victor.1 . Love Me (1956) 2 . When My Blue Moon Turns Gold Again 3 . Long Tall Sally 4 . Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin 'Goin' On (Live) 5 . Ready Teddy Track Listing : 1.Rip It Up (Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco) - 01:50 . 2.Love Me (Jerry…

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)…

Geffen Records publish Joni Mitchell’s eleventh album : ‘Wild Things Run Fast’ (1982)

Joni Mitchell's 'Wild Things Run Fast' is her eleventh studio album released in October 1982 by Geffen Records.1 . Unchained Melody (Chinese Cafe) 2 . Moon At The Window (1998) Track Listing : 1.Chinese Café/Unchained Melody (Joni Mitchell, Alex North, Hy Zaret) - 05:17 . 2.Wild Things Run Fast (Joni Mitchell) - 02:12 . 3.Ladies' Man (Joni Mitchell) - 02:37 . 4.Moon At The Window (Joni…

Bryan Ferry releases his first solo album : ‘These Foolish Things’ featuring ‘A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall’ (1973)

Bryan Ferry's 'These Foolish Things' is his first solo album released on October 5, 1973 while he was still Roxy Music by Virgin.1 . A Hard Rain's AG(onna Fall - ) 2 . Falling In Love Again / A Hard Rain's AG(onna Fall - ) 3 . (Short Chat And Clips) 4 . These Foolish Things Track Listing : 1.A Hard Rain'S A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan) - 05:19 . 2.River Of Salt (Irving Brown, Bernard Zackery, Jan…

Sanctuary publish Chaka Khan’s ‘ClassiKhan,’ her tenth album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra (2004)

Chaka Khan's 'ClassiKhan' is her tenth studio album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and released on October 5, 2004 by Sanctuary Records.1 . (w/ Melissa Vardey & Us Airforce Band) 2 . Hey, Big Spender (w/ Eastman Students) 3 . (Making Of Classikhan) 4 . I Believe (Live, Basel, 2004) Track Listing : 1.Hey Big Spender (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 03:18 . 2.Hazel'S Hips (Oscar…

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On Broadway’ (1977)

George Benson's 'Weekend in L.A.' is a live album recorded between September 30 and October 2, 1977 and released In 1978 By Warner Bros.1 . Weekend In La (Montreux, 1986) 2 . The Greatest Love Of All Track Listing : 1.Weekend In L.A. (George Benson) - 07:28 . 2.On Broadway Song Review (Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil) - 10:07 . 3.Down Here On The Ground (Gale Garnett, Lalo…

Delmark publish Junior Wells debut album : ‘Hoodoo Man Blues’ recorded with Buddy Guy (1965)

Junior Wells 'Hoodoo Man Blues' is his debut album recorded with Buddy Guy on September 22 and 23, 1965 and released the same year by Delmark.1 . Hoodoo Man Track Listing : 1.Snatch It Back And Hold It (Junior Wells) - 02:53 . 2.Ships On The Ocean (Junior Wells) - 04:07 . 3.Good Morning Schoolgirl (Sonny Boy Williamson) - 03:50 . 4.Hound Dog (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:12 . 5.In The…

David Bowie releases his sixteenth album : ‘Tonight’ featuring ‘Blue Jean’

David Bowie's 'Tonight' is his sixteenth studio album recorded in Quebec, Canada and released on September 1st 1984 by EMI America.1 . Loving The Alien (Official Video) 2 . Tonight (w/ Tina Turner, Live 3 . Loving The Alien Live (Reality Tour Track Listing : 1.Loving The Alien (David Bowie) - 07:11 . 2.Don'T Look Down (Iggy Pop, James Williamson) - 04:11 . 3.God Only Knows (Brian Wilson Tony…

Beach Boys release their seventeenth album : ‘Surf’s Up’

Beach Boys 'Surf's Up' is their seventeenth studio album released on August 30, 1971 by Reprise / EMI.1 . Don't Go Near The Water 2 . Disney Girls Track Listing : 1.Don'T Go Near The Water (Mike Love, Al Jardine) - 02:39 . 2.Long Promised Road (Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley) - 03:30 . 3.Take A Load Off Your Feet (Al Jardine, Brian Wilson, Gary Winfrey) - 02:29 . 4.Disney Girls (1957) (Bruce Johnston)…

Happy Birthday Valerie Simpson. ‘Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Valerie’

This day (August 26, 1946), in Bronx, New York, is born Valerie Simpson, one half of the songwriter/producers and performers couple Ashford & Simpson Tracklist : 1 . Send Me To the 'Lectric Chair (2019) 2 . Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’ (2018) 3 . It’s My House (2017) 4 . I’m Every Woman (2014) 5 . w/ Clayton – Street Corner (2012) 6 . w/ Usher & Mike Stoller – You’re All I Need To Get…

Atco Records release Ben E. King’s third studio album : ‘Don’t Play That Song!’ featuring ‘Stand by Me’

Ben E. King's 'Don't Play That Song!' feat. 'Stand by Me' is his third studio album released on August 20, 1962 by Atco Records.1 . Stand By Me (1961) 2 . Stand By Me (Live, 2007) 3 . Stand By Me (w/ Juke, Live, 1987) Track Listing : 1.Don'T Play That Song (You Lied) (Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson) - 02:46 . 2.Ecstasy (Ben E. King) - 02:32 . 3.On The Horizon (Ben E. King) - 02:18 . 4.Show Me The…

Jeff Beck releases ‘Beck-Ola,’ his second album featuring Rod Stewart (1969)

Jeff Beck's 'Beck-Ola' is his second album featuring Rod Stewart and released in June 1969 by Emi Columbia.1 . Rice Pudding (1969) Track Listing : 1.All Shook Up (Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley) - 04:50 . 2.Spanish Boots (Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart) - 03:34 . 3.Girl From Mill Valley (Nicky Hopkins) - 03:45 . 4.Jailhouse Rock (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 03:14 . 5.Plynth (Water Down The…

James Brown starts the recording of ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’ (1967)

James Brown's 'Live At The Apollo, Volume II' is a live double album (follow-up to his 1963 'Live at the Apollo') recorded on June 24–25, 1967 and released in August 1968 by King.1 . Cold Sweat (Apollo Theater, March 1968) 2 . Kansas City (Apollo Theater, March 1968) Track Listing : 1.Introduction To The James Brown Show (James Brown) - 00:31 . 2.Think (Lowman Pauling) - 02:55 . 3.I Wanna Be…

Interscope publish Brian Setzer Orchestra’s third album : ‘The Dirty Boogie’ (1998)

Brian Setzer Orchestra's 'The Dirty Boogie' is their third album released on June 23, 1998 by Interscope.1 . This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof 2 . This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof (Japan, 2001) 3 . THE DIRTY BOOGIE 4 . Let's Live It Up 5 . Sleepwalk 6 . Sleepwalk (Live) 7 . Jump Jive An' Wail 8 . Since I Don't Have You (Hard Rock Cafe) 9 . Since I Don't Have You 10 . As Long As I'm Singin 11 . As Long As…

Elvis Presley starts the recording of ‘Elvis (NBC-TV Special)’ in Burbank (1968)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis (NBC-TV Special)' is his thirty-fourth album recorded from June 20 till 29, 1968 in Burbank, California and released in December 1968 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Trouble / Guitar Man (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller / Jerry Reed) - 03:26 . 2.Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up / Can'T Help Falling In Love / Jailhouse Rock /…

RCA publish ‘Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden’ (1972)

'Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden' is a live musical album recorded on June 10, 1972 and released on June 18, 1972 by RCA 1 . An American Trilogy (Madison Square Garden, 1972) 2 . Polk Salad Annie (Madison Square Garden, 1972) 3 . That's All Right (Madison Square Garden, 1972) 4 . Suspicious Minds (Madison Square Garden, 1972) 5 . Suspicious Minds Live (1972 MSG, with Lyrics) 6 .…

Peggy Lee records ‘Is That All There Is?’ a studio album arranged by Randy Newman (1969)

Peggy Lee's 'Is That All There Is?' is a studio album featuring arrangements by Randy Newman, recorded on June 8, 1967 & Oct 15, 1969 and released the same year by Capitol.1 . Is That All There Is? 2 . Is That All There Is? (1969) 3 . I'm a Woman, W.O.M.A.N Track Listing : 1.Is That All There Is? (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 04:20 . 2.Love Story (Randy Newman) - 03:27 . 3.Me And My Shadow…

Nonesuch publish Ry Cooder’s twelfth album : ‘Chávez Ravine’ (2005)

Ry Cooder's 'Chávez Ravine' is his twelfth (and a concept and historical) studio album released on June 7, 2005 by Nonesuch.1 . Chavez Ravine 2 . Los Chucos Suaves (Spotlight 29 Casino 1999) 3 . Chinito Chinito (w/ Nick lowe) Track Listing : 1.Poor Man'S Shangri-La (Ry Cooder, William Garcia, Gene Aguilera) - 05:28 . 2.Onda Callejera (David Hidalgo, William Garcia) - 03:50 . 3.Don'T Call Me Red…

Dr. Feelgood record their third album : ‘Stupidity’ for United Artists (1975)

Dr. Feelgood's 'Stupidity' is their third album recorded live on May 23 & November 8, 1975 and released in September 1976 by United ArtistsTrack Listing : 1.Talking About You (Chuck Berry) - 01:58 . 2.Twenty Yards Behind (Wilko Johnson) - 02:01 . 3.Stupidity (Solomon Burke) - 02:25 . 4.All Through The City (Wilko Johnson) - 02:54 . 5.I'M A Man (Bo Diddley) - 05:10 . 6.Walking The Dog (Rufus…

Art Pepper records ‘Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics’ with a big band conducted by Marty Paich (1959)

'Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics' is an album recorded on March 12, 24 & May 12, 1959 with a jazz big band conducted and arranged by Marty Paich and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 03:26 . 2.Groovin' High (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:22 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 03:13 . 4.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

Buddy Holly records his second album ‘Buddy’ featuring ‘Peggy Sue’ (1958)

Buddy Holly's 'Buddy' feat. 'Peggy Sue' is his second album recorded on April 8, 1957 and January 26, 1958 and released on February 20, 1958 by Brunswick.Track Listing : 1.I'M Gonna Love You Too (Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty) - 02:14 . 2.Peggy Sue (Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty) - 02:30 . 3.Look At Me (Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty) - 02:07 . 4.Listen To…

RCA Victor release ‘Elvis Is Back!’ Elvis Presley’s first album after his return from the Army (1960)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis Is Back!' is his tenth studio album recorded after his return from the U.S. Army.and released on April 8, 1960 by RCA Victor in mono and stereoTrack Listing : 1.Make Me Know It (Otis Blackwell) - 01:58 . 2.Fever (John Davenport, Eddie Cooley) - 03:31 . 3.The Girl Of My Best Friend (Beverly Ross, Sam Bobrick) - 02:21 . 4.I Will Be Home Again (Bennie Benjamin, Raymond Leveen,…

Jerry Lee Lewis records ‘Live at the Star Club’ in Hamburg, Germany (1964)

Jerry Lee Lewis's 'Live at the Star Club' is a live album recorded with The Nashville Teens in Hamburg, Germany on April 5, 1964 and released in 1964 by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Mean Woman Blues (Claude Demetrius) - 04:01 . 2.High School Confidential (Ron Hargrave, Jerry Lee Lewis) - 02:25 . 3.Money (That'S What I Want) (Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy) - 04:35 . 4.Matchbox (Carl Perkins) - 02:46 .…

Del-Fi Records publish ‘Ritchie Valens’ his first and only eponymous album featuring ‘La Bamba’ (1959)

'Ritchie Valens' is his first and only eponymous studio album featuring 'La Bamba' and posthumously released, after his death in a plane crash, in March 1959 by Del-Fi Records.Track Listing : 1.That'S My Little Suzie (Ritchie Valens, Robert Kuhn) – 1:52 . 2.In A Turkish Town (Ritchie Valens) - 02:16 . 3.Come On, Let'S Go (Ritchie Valens) - 02:00 . 4.Donna (Ritchie Valens) - 02:28 .…

Elvis Presley records ‘Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis’ at the at Mid-South Coliseum in … Memphis (1974)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis' is his fifth live album recorded on March 20, 1974 at Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee and released in July 1974 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.See See Rider (Traditional, Elvis Presley) - 03:03 . 2.Medley: I Got A Woman / Amen (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 04:45 . 3.Love Me (Jerry Leiber And Mike Stoller) - 01:50 . 4.Trying To…

Albert King records ‘Born Under a Bad Sign’ with Booker T. & The MG’s (1966)

Albert King's 'Born Under a Bad Sign' is his second studio album recorded on March 3, 1966 & June 9, 1967 and released in August 1967 by Stax.Track Listing : 1.Born Under A Bad Sign (William Bell, Booker T. Jones) - 02:47 . 2.Crosscut Saw (R.G. Ford) - 02:35 . 3.Kansas City (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:33 . 4.Oh, Pretty Woman (A.C. Williams) - 02:48 . 5.Down Don'T Bother Me (Albert King)…

John Lennon releases his sixth solo album : ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ featuring ‘Stand by Me’ (1975)

John Lennon's 'Rock 'n' Roll' is his sixth studio album produced (in part) by Phil Spector and released on February 17, 1975 by Apple.Track Listing : 1.Be-Bop-A-Lula (Tex Davis, Gene Vincent) - 02:39 . 2.Stand By Me (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King) - 03:26 . 3.Rip It Up / Ready Teddy (Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell, John Marascalco) - 01:33 . 4.You Can'T Catch Me (Chuck Berry) - 04:51 . 5.Ain'T…