Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their final album with Melvin Franklin (1995)

The Temptations's 'For Lovers Only' is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown.1 . Some Enchanting Evening 2 . Some Enchanted Evening (1995) 3 . Time After Time Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 05:28 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 05:49 . 3.At…

Columbia release Santana’s tenth studio album : ‘Marathon’ featuring ‘You Know That I Love You’ (1979)

Santana's 'Marathon' is their tenth studio album featuring Alex Ligertwood as a singer, released in September 1979 yb Columbia.1 . Lightning In the Sky (1980) 2 . Aqua Marine 3 . You Know that I Love You 4 . All I Ever Wanted (Dortmund, 1980) Track Listing : 1.Marathon (Carlos Santana) - 01:28 . 2.Lightning In The Sky (Carlos Santana, Chris Solberg) - 03:52 . 3.Aqua Marine (Pasqua, Carlos…

10cc release their third album : ‘The Original Soundtrack’ featuring ‘I’m Not in Love’ (1975)

10cc's 'The Original Soundtrack' feat. 'I'm Not in Love' is their third studio album released on March 11 ,1975 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.Une Nuit A Paris (Kevin Godley, Lol Creme) - 08:40 . I.One Night In Paris . Ii.The Same Night In Paris . Iii.Later That Same Night In Paris . 2.I'M Not In Love (Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman) - 06:08 . 3.Blackmail (Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart) - 04:28 .…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twelfth album : ‘Powerlight’ featuring ‘Fall in Love with Me’ (1983)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Powerlight' is their twelfth studio album produced by Maurice White and released on February 3, 1983 by Columbia. 1 . Fall In Love With Me (Official Video) Earth, Wind & Fire - Powerlight Track Listing : 1.Fall In Love With Me (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:54 . 2.Spread Your Love (Azar Lawrence, Beloyd Taylor, Maurice White) - 03:51 . 3.Side By…

Tommy Boy publish Queen Latifah’s debut album : ‘All Hail The Queen’ featuring ‘Ladies First’ (1989)

Queen Latifah's 'All Hail the Queen' is her debut album featuring 'Ladies First' and released on November 28, 1989 by Tommy Boy1 . Dance For Me (Official Video) 2 . Come Into My House 3 . Ladies First (w/ Monie Love) 4 . Come Into My House 5 . Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children (w/ De La Soul) 6 . Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children (Live) 7 . Wrath Of My Madness (8/31/2019) 8 . Princess Of…

Warner publish Jungle Brothers’ second album : ‘Done By The Forces Of Nature’ featuring ‘Doin’ Our Own Dang’ (1989)

Jungle Brothers' 'Done by the Forces of Nature' is their second studio album featuring 'Doin' Our Own Dang' and released on November 7, 1989 by Warner Bros.1 . Beyond This World (Official Video) 2 . Feelin' Alright (Red Hook, 2008) 3 . What U Waitin' 4? (Official Video) 4 . What U Waitin' 4? (Live, 1990) 5 . Black Woman 6 . Doin' Our Own Dang (w/ De La Soul, QT(ip & Monie Love, Official…

Simon & Garfunkel release their second album : ‘Sounds of Silence’ featuring ‘The Sound of Silence,’ ‘Homeward Bound’ and ‘I Am a Rock’ (1966)

Simon & Garfunkel's 'Sounds of Silence' is their second studio album recorded in 1964 & 1965 and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia.1 . Sound Of Silence (1967, Live) 2 . The Sound Of Silence (Madison Square Garden, NYC, 2009/10/29&30) 3 . Leaves That Are Green 4 . Leaves That Are Green 5 . Kathy's Song 6 . Kathy's Song (Live, 2003) 7 . Anji 8 . Richard Cory (Canadian TV, 1966)…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

Playing and Singing Zappa

To Celebrate Frank Zappa, who passed away today in 1993, we have selected various solo artists or bands who have covered the songs Zappa wrote or co-wrote. They are Swann, Zappa Jam, Jimmy Herring, Robert Trujillo, Zappa Plays Zappa, Lior Shlick, Roni Wagner, Daniel Kolben, George Duke, The HeadShakers with Napoleon M. Brock, CRAESH, Caballero Reynaldo, The Fall, The Big Note, Talichova Komorní…

Gordy publish Temptations’ third album : ‘The Temptin’ Temptations’ featuring ‘My Baby’ and ‘Don’t Look Back’ (1965)

The Temptin' Temptations' is their third studio album released on November 1, 1965 by Gordy.1 . My Baby (1965) 2 . My Baby 3 . Don't Look Back (w/ Paul Williams Sr.) Track Listing : 1.Since I Lost My Baby (Warren "Pete" Moore, Smokey Robinson) - 02:51 . 2.The Girl'S Alright With Me (Eddie Holland, Eddie Kendricks, Norman Whitfield) - 02:49 . 3.Just Another Lonely Night (Ivy Jo Hunter, William…

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,…

Columbia release Raphael Saadiq’s third album : ‘The Way I See It’ (2008)

Raphael Saadiq's 'The Way I See It' is his third studio album released on September 16, 2008 by Columbia Records.1 . 100 Yard Dash 2 . 100 Yard Dash (Live, KEXP) 3 . Keep Marchin (Paris, 14/04/09) ) 4 . Big Easy (On "Soulstage", 2008) 5 . Big Easy (Live, KEXP) 6 . Love That Girl (Live, KEXP) 7 . Staying In Love (On "Today Show", 09/22/2009) 8 . Let's Take A Walk (9.1.08) 9 . Let's Take A Walk…

We remember Stan Kenton. ‘Life In Artistry’

This day (August 25, 1979), in Los Angeles, died Stan Kenton, a conductor, pianist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : 1 . Turtle Talk (1977) 2 . Blues Between and Betwixt (1976) 3 . The Peanut Vendor (1972) 4 . Stan Kenton – (1965) 5 . Malaguena 6 . Southern Scandal Tracklist : The Peanut Vendor . Artistry In Rhythm . Lover . Malaguena . Eager Beaver . Tampico . Artistry Jumps . Painted…

Walt Disney Records publish ‘Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin,’ his ninth solo album (2010)

'Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin' is his ninth album (including two new songs completed from unfinished Gershwin fragments) released on August 17, 2010 by Walt Disney Records.1 . Rhapsody In Blue (2004) 2 . (@ The Sage, Gateshead, 2011) 3 . The Like In I Love You 4 . Summertime (Brussels, 2011) 5 . They Can't Take That Away From Me (Paradiso, Amsterdam) 6 . I'Ve Got Rhythm (2011, Soundcheck)…

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ (1991)

The Manhattan Transfer's 'The Offbeat Of Avenues' is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia.1 . The Offbeat Of Avenues 2 . 10 Minutes Til The Savages Come (Live) 3 . A World Apart Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) - 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) - 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis…

Bright Eyes release their fourth studio album : ‘Lifted or the Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground’ (2002)

Bright Eyes' 'Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground' is their fourth studio album produced by Mike Mogis and released on August 13, 2002 by Saddle Creek1 . The Big Picture (w/ Conor Oberst, Cardinal Sessions) 2 . The Big Picture (Seattle) 3 . Method Acting (The Abbey Pub, 7 30 2003) 4 . Method Acting (NPR, 2005) 5 . False Advertising 6 . False Advertising (The Henry Fonda…

Stevie Wonder releases his seventeenth album : ‘Fulfillingness’ First Finale’ featuring ‘Boogie On Reggae Woman’ (1974)

Stevie Wonder's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale' feat. 'Boogie On Reggae Woman' is his seventeenth studio album released on July 22, 1974 by Tamla.1 . Boogie on Reggae Woman 2 . You Haven't Done Nothin' (Live) 3 . It Ain't No Use (Live) 4 . Bird of Beauty (London) Track listing : 1.Smile Please (Stevie Wonder) - 03:28. 2.Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away (Stevie Wonder) - 05:02. 3.Too Shy to…

Kurt Rosenwinkel records ‘Reflections,’ his eighth album as a band leader (2009)

Kurt Rosenwinkel's 'Reflections' is his eighth studio album as a band leader, recorded on June 18-20, 2009 and released in November, 2009 by Wommusic..1 . Improvisation on Reflections (2004) 2 . Recording "Reflections" 3 . Reflections (2009) 4 . Live @ AlexanderPlatz, 25 February 2015 5 . East Coast Love Affair 6 . Ask me now (w/ Mike Boone & Anwar M. Marshall) 7 . More Than You Know (w/…

Warner Bros. release Brad Mehldau’s ‘Elegiac Cycle,’ piano solo album (1999)

Brad Mehldau's 'Elegiac Cycle' is a piano solo album produced by Melhdau himself and released on June 8, 1999 by Warner Bros.1 . Resignation (solo) 2 . Goodbye Storyteller (for Fred Myrow) 3 . Goodbye Storyteller (Documentary interview) Track Listing : 1.Bard (Brad Mehldau) - 02:45 . 2.Resignation (Brad Mehldau) - 05:34 . 3.Memory'S Tricks (Brad Mehldau) - 09:17 . 4.Elegy For William Burroughs…

Paul McCartney releases his fourteenth solo album : ‘Memory Almost Full’ (2007)

Paul McCartney's 'Memory Almost Full' is his fourteenth solo studio album produced by David Kahne and released on June 4, 2007 by Hear Music. 1 . Dance Tonight (w/ Natalie Portman) 2 . Dance Tonight (w/ Kylie Minogue, Jools Annual Hootenanny 2007) 3 . Ever Present Pastt 4 . Only Mama Knows (Jools Holland 2007) 5 . That Was Me (Olympia) 6 . Feet In The Clouds 7 . House of Wax (Olympia) 8 . Paul…

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) -…

Happy Birthday Lauryn Hill. ‘Over The Hill’

This day (May 26, 1975), in South Orange, New Jersey, is born Lauryn Noelle Hill simply known as Lauryn Hill, an American singer who was a member of the Fugees.Digest Tracklist : Rebel/I Find It Hard To Say (2016) . Unplugged (2014) . Could You Be Loved (2011) . Fugees – Medley (2005) . Fugees - Killing Me Softly (2004) . Adam Lives In Theory (2001) . & Carlos Santana & Cee-Lo - Do You…

A&M publish ‘Carpenters,’ their eponymous third album featuring ‘Superstar’ (1971)

'Carpenters' feat. 'Superstar' is their eponymous third studio album released on May 14, 1971 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Days And Mondays (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 03:40 . 2.Saturday (John Bettis, Richard Carpenter) - 01:20 . 3.Let Me Be The One (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 02:25 . 4.(A Place To) Hideaway (Randy Sparks) - 03:40 . 5.For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Arthur James,…

Mariah Carey releases ‘E=MC²,’ her eleventh album featuring ‘Touch My Body’ (2008)

Mariah Carey's "E=MC²" feat. 'Touch My Body' is her eleventh studio album released on April 15, 2008 by Island.Track Listing : 1.Migrate (Mariah Carey, Nathaniel Hills, Balewa Muhammad, Faheem Najm) - 04:17 . 2.Touch My Body (Mariah Carey, Crystal Johnson, Terius Nash, Christopher Stewart) - 03:24 . 3.Cruise Control (Mariah Carey, Johntá Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Damian Marley, Manuel Seal) -…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Capitol release Faith Evans’ fourth album : ‘The First Lady’ (2005)

Faith Evans' 'The First Lady' is her fourth studio album released on April 5, 2005 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out (Pharrell Williams, Terrence Thornton) - 04:06 . 2.Again (Faith Evans, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Venus Dodson, Jerry Harris) - 03:18 . 3.I Don'T Need It (Faith Evans, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) - 03:48 . 4.Stop N Go (Faith Evans, Carvin…

ZZ Top release ‘Eliminator,’ their eighth and most successful album (1983)

ZZ Top's "Eliminator" is their eighth (and their most successful) studio album recorded in Memphis and released on March 23, 1983 by Warner Bros..Track Listing : 1.Gimme All Your Lovin' (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 03:59 . 2.Got Me Under Pressure (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 04:00 . 3.Sharp Dressed Man (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 04:13 . 4.I Need You…

The Eagles release ‘On the Border,’ their first album to feature Don Felder (1974)

The Eagles' 'On the Border' is their third (the first to feature Don Felder) studio album released on March 22, 1974 by Asylum.Track Listing : 1.Already Gone (Jack Tempchin, Robb Strandlund) - 04:15 . 2.You Never Cry Like A Lover (J.D. Souther, Don Henley) - 04:00 . 3.Midnight Flyer (Paul Craft) - 03:55 . 4.My Man (Bernie Leadon) - 03:29 . 5.On The Border (Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Glenn Frey) -…

Atlantic publishes ‘Déjà Vu,’ the first album by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (1970)

'Déjà Vu' by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is an album (their second as 'Crosby, Stills & Nash' and their first with Neil Young) released on March 11, 1970 by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Carry On (Stephen Stills) - 04:26 . 2.Teach Your Children (Graham Nash) - 02:53 . 3.Almost Cut My Hair (David Crosby) - 04:31 . 4.Helpless (Neil Young) - 03:33 . 5.Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) - 03:54…