Happy Birthday Van Morrison. ‘Van The Man’

This day (August 31, 1945), in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is born Van Morrison, a singer-songwriter and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Burning Ground (2021) 2 . Spirit Will Provide (2020) 3 . Have I Told You Lately (2019) 4 . Transformation (2017) 5 . Too Late (2016) 6 . Help Me (2012) 7 . Philosophers Stone (2010) 8 . Sweet Thing (2008) 9 . They Sold Me Out (2005) 10 . Just like a woman (2004) 11 .…

Happy Birthday Morrissey

May 22, 1959 - English singer and songwriter, Steven Patrick Morrissey simply known as Morrissey, frontman of the Smiths before embracing a solo career is 63. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : Suedehead . Everyday Is Like Sunday . The Last Of The Famous International Playboys . Irish Blood English Heart . Alma Matters . Spent the Day in Bed . Back on the Chain Gang . First of the gang to die . 11:30…

Mariah Carey releases ‘Daydream,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Fantasy,’ ‘One Sweet Day’ and ‘Always Be My Baby’ (1995)

Mariah Carey's 'Daydream' is her fifth studio album co-written and co-produced by Walter Afanasieff, released on October 3, 1995, by Columbia Records.1 . Fantasy (Remix, w/ O.D.B.) 2 . Fantasy (Madison Square Garden) 3 . One Sweet Day (w/ Boyz II Men, - Official Video) 4 . One Sweet Day (w/ Boyz II Men, Madison Square Garden) 5 . Open Arms (Madison Square Garden) 6 . Always Be My Baby (-…

Stevie Wonder releases ‘Hotter than July,’ his nineteenth album featuring ‘Master Blaster (Jammin’)’ and ‘Happy Birthday’ (1980)

Stevie Wonder's 'Hotter than July' is his nineteenth album released on September 29, 1980 by Tamla.1 . Did I Hear You Say You Love Me (Tokyo Dome, 24 12 1990) 2 . All I Do (Tokyo Dome, 24-12-1990) 3 . Natural Wonder 4 . Master Blaster (London, 1995) 5 . Master Blaster (Live) 6 . Happy Birthday (Live) 7 . Happy Birthday Track Listing : 1.Did I Hear You Say You Love Me (Stevie Wonder) - 04:07 .…

The Doors release ‘Strange Days,’ their second album featuring ‘People Are Strange’ and ‘Love Me Two Times’ (1967)

The Doors 'Strange Days' feat.'People Are Strange' and 'Love Me Two Times' is their second studio album released on September 25, 1967 by Elektra1 . Moonlight Drive ("Jonathan Winters Show") 2 . Moonlight Drive (Live) 3 . People Are Strange ("R-Evolution") 4 . People Are Strange (CBS Studio 50, September 17Th 1967) 5 . When The Music's Over Track Listing : 1.Strange Days (Jim Morrison, Ray…

Happy Birthday Candy Dulfer. ‘Candy’s Date’

This day (September 19, 1969), in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is born Candy Dulfer, a Dutch smooth jazz alto saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Jammin' Tonight (2022) 2 . Ska Medley (2019) 3 . Funky bei Jazz am See (2018) 4 . Sax-A-GoGo (2017) 5 . Hey Now (2016) 6 . w/ Angie Stone – Living For The Love of You (2013) 7 . Hey Now (2011) 8 . Empire State Of Mind (2010) 9 . Lily Was Here (2009) 10 . w/ Funky…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s seventh album : ‘Spirit’ featuring ‘Getaway’ and ‘Saturday Nite’ (1976)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Spirit' is their seventh studio album released in September 1976 by Columbia Records.1 . Getaway (Live) 2 . Getaway Track listing : 1.Getaway (Peter Cor, Beloyd Taylor) - 03:47 . 2.On Your Face (Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Phillip Bailey) - 04:33 . 3.Imagination (Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Phillip Bailey) - 05:15 . 4.Spirit (Larry Dunn, Maurice White) - 03:12…

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Tracklist : 1 . Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) 2 . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) 3 . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) 4 . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) 5…

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Tamla publish Stevie Wonder’s eleventh album : ‘My Cherie Amour’ featuring ‘Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday’ (1969)

Stevie Wonder's 'My Cherie Amour' is his eleventh studio album released on August 29, 1969 by Tamla (Motown). 1 . My Cherie Amour 2 . Yester Me Yester You Yesterday 3 . Give Your Love Track listing : 1.My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – 02:54 . 2.Hello, Young Lovers (Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) – 03:05 . 3.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 02:51 . 4.Light My…

Parlophone publish The Beatles’ fifth studio album : ‘Help!’ featuring ‘Ticket to Ride,’ ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Dizzy Miss Lizzy’ (1965)

The Beatles' 'Help!' is their fifth studio album (OST of the eponymous film) produced by George Martin and released on August 6, 1965 by Parlophone. 1 . Ticket to Ride (Wembley, 1965) 2 . Act Naturally Track Listing : 1.Help! (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:18 . 2.The Night Before (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:34 . 3.You'Ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:09 . 4.I Need You (George Harrison)…

Elvis Costello releases ‘Punch the Clock,’ his eighth album featuring ‘Everyday I Write the Book’ and ‘Shipbuilding’ (1983)

Elvis Costello's 'Punch the Clock' feat. 'Everyday I Write the Book' is his eighth album recorded with the Attractions and released on August 5, 1983 by F-Beat / Columbia.1 . Let Them All Talk 2 . Everyday I Write The Book 3 . TKO (Boxing Day) 4 . Charm School 5 . Pills and Soap 6 . Let Them All Talk (French TV, 1984) 7 . Everyday I Write The Book (Live, Spectacular Spinning Songbook) 8 .…

Morrissey releases his third album : ‘Your Arsenal’ produced by Mick Ronson (1992)

Morrissey's 'Your Arsenal' is his third studio album produced by Mick Ronson and released on July 27, 1992 by HMV.1 . Certain People I Know 2 . We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful 3 . You're The One For Me, Fatty 4 . Seasick, Yet Still Docked (BBC Radio 2, 2009) 5 . I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday (Manchester, 2005) 6 . Tomorrow 7 . We'll Let You Know (Wembley Arena, 17th Nov 1995) 8 .…

Happy Birthday Lalo Schifrin. ‘El Señor Director Schifrin’

This day (June 21, 1932), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is born Boris Claudio Schifrin a.a.k. Lalo Schifrin, an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Al Jarreau - The Fox (2012) 2 . w/ Bbc Bigband - Mission: Impossible Theme (2006) 3 . w/ & James Morrison - Millennium Blues (2010) 4 . The Fox (2007) 5 . Montuno (1999) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown & Grady Tate –…

Happy Birthday Tom Jones. ‘Miner Tom’

This day (June 7, 1940), in Treforest, Pontypridd, Wales, is born Sir Thomas John Woodward a.k.a Tom Jones, a Welsh singer.Tracklist : 1 . Knock On Wood (2020) 2 . w/ Bethzienna Williams - Cry To Me (2019) 3 . Don't Knock (2017) 4 . New Kiss (2016) 5 . Take My Love (2015) 6 . w/ Sally Barker - Walking In Memphis (2014) 7 . Soul of a Man (2012) 8 . Sex Bomb (1999) 9 . Green Green Grass Of Home…

Happy Birthday Andre 3000. The perfect day for a ‘OutKast At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American rapper André Benjamin better known as André 3000 a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : OutKast CREDITSPhoto : David ShankboneAudio : Ms. Jackson . Hey Ya! . Roses . So Fresh, So Clean . B.O.B. . Rosa Parks . Intro . ATLiens . The Way You Move . SpottieOttieDopaliscious . Video : Hey Ya! . Roses . The Way You Move . So Fresh, So…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

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…

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)’ dedicated to Dizzy Gillespie (2012)

Arturo Sandoval's 'Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)' is an album recorded with a Large Jazz Ensemble and released on May 8, 2012 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Be Bop (Dizzy Gillespie) - 08:18 . 2.Salt Peanuts! (Kenneth Clarke, Dizzy Gillespie) - 06:48 . 3.And Then She Stopped (Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:18 . 4.Birks Works (Dizzy Gillespie) - 06:04 . 5.Things To Come (Walter Gilbert Fuller, Dizzy…

Elvis Presley releases his last studio album : ‘Today’ featuring ‘ T-R-O-U-B-L-E’ (1975)

Elvis Presley's 'Today' feat. ' T-R-O-U-B-L-E' is an album (his last in studio), released on May 7, 1975 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.T-R-O-U-B-L-E (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:06 . 2.And I Love You So (Don Mclean) - 03:41 . 3.Susan When She Tried (Don Reid) - 02:20 . 4.Woman Without Love (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:37 . 5.Shake A Hand (Joe Morris) - 03:52 . 6.Pieces Of My Life (Troy Seals) - 04:07 .…

Ella Fitzgerad records ‘Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert’ produced by Norman Granz (1958)

Ella Fitzgerad's 'Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert' is a live album recorded on April 25, 1958 with a trio led by Lou Levy and released in 1988 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) - 05:57 . 2.These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) - 03:28 . 3.Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don'T Tease Me) (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 03:05 . 4.Angel…

Happy Birthday Ritchie Blackmore

April 14, 1945 - Richard Hugh "Ritchie" Blackmore , English guitarist, co-founder of Deep Purple and founder of Rainbow is 76. Happy Birthday SirDeep Purple 's 'Come Taste The Band' is their tenth studio album (the only one to feature Tommy Bolin in place of Ritchie Blackmore) released on October 1975, 10 by Purple / Warner Bros. >> Rainbow - that is Ritchie Blackmore (g), Doogie White…

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 Joey DeFrancesco. ‘Organ Honor’

This day (April 10, 1971), in Springfield, Pennsylvania (USA), is born Joey DeFrancesco, an American jazz organist.Digest Tracklist : In the Key of the Universe (2019) . One Hundred Ways (2018) . w/ George Benson - I'll Drink To That . Auld Lang Syne (2015) . At long last love (2014) . David Sanborn & Joey Defrancesco - Let The Good Times Roll . Joey Defrancesco Trio @ Moody Jazz Cafè (2012)…

We wish Happy Birthday to Diana Ross. ‘La Ross’

This day (March 26, 1944), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Diana (Ernestine Earl) Ross a.k.a. Diana Ross , an American singer, who was lead singer of The Supremes.Digest Tracklist : If We Hold on Together (2019) . I'm Coming Out-Ain't No Mountain High Enough (2017) . Baby Love/Stop! In the Name of Love (2015) . More TODAY Than Yesterday (2007) . Interview (2004) . Touch Me In The Morning (1998) .…

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don't Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 . On Broadway (2008) . w/ Lee Ritenour - Tribute Wew Montgomery . This Masquarade…

Morrissey releases his first solo album : ‘Viva Hate’ six months after the end of The Smiths (1988)

Morrissey's 'Viva Hate' is his debut solo studio album produced by Stephen Street and released on March 14, 1988 by HMVTrack Listing : 1.Alsatian Cousin (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 03:13 . 2.Little Man, What Now? (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 01:48 . 3.Everyday Is Like Sunday (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 03:32 . 4.Bengali In Platforms (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 03:55 . 5.Angel, Angel Down We…