Frank Sinatra records the ‘Strangers in the Night’ album with Conductor/Arranger Nelson Riddle (1966)

Frank Sinatra's 'Strangers in the Night' is a studio album recorded on April 11 & May 16, 1966 and released the same year by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 02:25 . 2.Summer Wind (Heinz Meier, Hans Bradtke, Johnny Mercer) - 02:53 . 3.All Or Nothing At All (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) - 03:57 . 4.Call Me (Tony Hatch) -…

Frank Sinatra records ‘A Swingin’ Affair!’ an album with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor (1956)

Frank Sinatra's 'A Swingin' Affair!' is his twelfth studio album recorded between November 15 and 28, 1956 with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor and released in 1957 by Capitol.1 . Night & Day 2 . Lonesome Road ("Frank Sinatra TV Show," 1957) Track Listing : 1.Night And Day (Cole Porter) - 03:58 . 2.I Wish I Were In Love Again (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 02:27 . 3.I Got Plenty…

Asylum publish Tom Waits’ second album : ‘The Heart of Saturday Night’ (1974)

Tom Waits's 'The Heart of Saturday Night' is his second studio album released in October 1974 by Asylum Records.Track Listing : 1.New Coat Of Paint (Tom Waits ) - 03:23 . 2.San Diego Serenade (Tom Waits ) - 03:30 . 3.Semi Suite (Tom Waits ) - 03:29 . 4.Shiver Me Timbers (Tom Waits ) - 04:26 . 5.Diamonds On My Windshield (Tom Waits ) - 03:12 . 6.(Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night (Tom Waits…

George Benson releases ‘Give Me The Night,’ an album produced by Quincy Jones (1980)

George Benson's 'Give Me The Night' is an album by produced by Quincy Jones and released in August, 1980 by Qwest Records. 1 . Love X Love (Montreux, 1986) 2 . Off Broadway (w/ Pat Kelley) 3 . Give Me The Night Track listing : . 1.Love X Love (Rod Temperton) - 04:45 . 2.Off Broadway (Rod Temperton) - 05:23 . 3.Moody's Mood (Eddie Jefferson, James Moody) - 03:24 . 4.Give Me the Night (Rod…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s tenth album : ‘Quiet Nights’ co-produced with Tommy Lipuma (2009)

Diana Krall's 'Quiet Nights' is her tenth studio album co-produced with Tommy Lipuma and released on March 31, 2009 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Where Or When (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 04:10 . 2.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) - 04:05 . 3.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To His Face (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 04:48 . 4.The Boy From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim,…

Telarc publish Charlie Musselwhite’s album ‘One Night in America’ recorded with Robben Ford (2002)

Charlie Musselwhite's 'One Night in America' is an album released on February 26, 2002 by Telarc.Track Listing : 1.Trail Of Tears (Roger Cook / Allen Reynolds) - 04:17 . 2.Cold Grey Light Of Dawn (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 02:55 . 3.Blues Overtook Me (Charlie Musselwhite) - 04:26 . 4.In A Town This Size (Kieran Kane) - 03:38 . 5.Walking Alone (Pontus Snibb) - 04:45 . 6.Rank Strangers To Me (Albert E.…

Midnight, Before, After And ’Round

From 'Moanin´ At Midnight' to 'Long About Midnight' , we have mixed 18 'Straight Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway and many more.

Swinging ’round Midnight

From 'Big Noise From Winnetka Midnight Swim' to 'Midnight Sun' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz For Dancers' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has B.B. King, Cab Calloway, Sir Julian, Benny Carter and many more.

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°131

Between Worlds, Aborted, Armored Saint, Night Ranger, Lord Of The Lost, Once Human, Scarlet Rebels, Motionless In White, Lowerline, Space Chaser, Hiraes, The CEOThey are are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Between…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°124

The Warning, Dee Snider, Little Big, Night Ranger, Buckcherry, Insomnium, Space Chaser, Cognitive, Alleviate, Vexed, Mayank, IngestedThey are are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Warning . Choke Lyrics >>…

Frank Sinatra and Tom Jobim record together ‘Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim’ (1967)

'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1967 and released In March 1967 by Reprise.1 . Change Partners Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel, Vinícius De Moraes) - 03:00 . 2.Dindi (Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio De Oliveria) - 03:25 . 3.Change Partners (Irving Berlin) - 02:40…

Happy Birthday Joan Baez. ‘Here’s To Joan’

This day (January 9, 1941), in Staten Island, New York, is born Joan Chandos Baez simply known as Joan Baez, an American folk singer and activist.Tracklist : 1 . It Aint Me Babe (BBC Television 1965) 2 . With God on Our Side (1966) 3 . Tears Of Rage (1968) 4 . One Day at a Time (Woodstock, 1969) 5 . Let It Be (Isle Of Wight, 1970) 6 . Love Song to a Stranger (France, 1973) 7 . Diamonds And…

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New Depression’ (1976)

Bette Midler's 'Songs for the New Depression' is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. 1 . Love Says It's Waiting 2 . Marihuana Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:22 . 2.I Don'T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) - 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) - 04:05 . 4.Old Cape Cod (Claire…

Capitol publish Frank Sinatra’s album : ‘Come Fly with Me’ arranged and conducted by Billy May (1958)

Frank Sinatra's 'Come Fly with Me' is an album (and his first collaboration with arranger/conductor Billy May) released on January 6, 1958 by Capitol.1 . Come Fly With Me (Live) 2 . Come Fly With Me 3 . Moonlight In Vermont (w/ Ella Fitzgerald) 4 . Moonlight In Vermont 5 . April In Paris Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:19 . 2.Around The World (Victor Young,…

Sarah Vaughan records her last album : ‘Brazilian Romance’ produced by Sérgio Mendes (1987)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Brazilian Romance' is her last (and her third of Brazilian music) album produced by Sérgio Mendes, recorded in January 1987 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . So Many Stars 2 . So Many Stars (1988) Track Listing : 1.Make This City Ours Tonight (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) - 02:57 . 2.Romance (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) - 03:30 . 3.Love And…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Sings Bessie Smith' is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958.1 . Send Me To The Electric Chair Track Listing : 1.After You'Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) - 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) - 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter (Fletcher Henderson)…

Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

December 25, 19** - Miss Annie Lennox, Scottish singer & songwriter, one half of Eurythmics with David A. Stewart is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissTracklist : 1 . Fool On The Hill (Night That Changed America) 2 . Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (w/ Eurythmics, Official Video) 3 . I Put A Spell On You 4 . Here Comes The Rain Again (w/ Eurythmics) 5 . Why (Officia Video) 6 . Under Pressure (w/ Queen…

Happy Birthday John Lurie. ‘Lounge Lurie’

This day (December 14, 1952), in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is born John Lurie, an American actor, musician, painter and co-founder of The Lounge Lizards.Tracklist : 1 . w/ The Lounge Lizards – Live in Berlin (1991) 2 . Documentary (1990) 3 . w/ Nana Vasconcelos – On Night Music 4 . Lounge Lizards – Live in Montreal (1983) 5 . Permanent Vacation (1980) 6 . Permanent Vacation (trailer) Tracklist :…

This week In Soul Artists 50/52

Rufus Thomas, Bobby Womack, Otis Redding, D'Angelo, Gladys Knight, Sam Cooke, Donna Summer, Eartha Kitt, Bettye LaVette, Roberta Flack, Peabo Bryson, Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, Nancy Wilson

We remember Nancy Wilson. ‘Today, Tomorrow, Forever, Miss Nancy’

This day (December 13, 2018), in Pioneertown, California, died Nancy Wilsonan American singer of blues, jazz, cabaret and pop; a 'consummate actress' and 'the complete entertainer.'Tracklist : 1 . Teach Me Tonight (1982) 2 . At The Patton College 125Th Anniversary Gala 3 . For Once In My Life/This Girl Is A Woman Now/Beginning To See The Light (1971) 4 . When October Goes (2010) 5 . Don'T Go To…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°208

Khymera, Steel Panther, Avatar, White Reaper, Cabin Boy Jumped Ship, Scream Maker, Xandria, Landfall, Municipal Waste, Katatonia, Jesus Piece, OV Sulfur

Frank Sinatra starts the recording of ‘Come Dance with Me!’ an album arranged and conducted by Billy May (1958)

Frank Sinatra's 'Come Dance with Me!' is an album arranged and conducted by Billy May, recorded between December 9 and 23, 1958 and released in 1959 By Capitol.1 . Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of.... Track Listing : 1.Come Dance With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 02:31 . 2.Something'S Gotta Give (Johnny Mercer) - 02:38 . 3.Just In Time (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) -…

Reprise publish Frank Sinatra’s album : ‘She Shot Me Down’ produced by Don Costa (1981)

Frank Sinatra's 'She Shot Me Down' is an album produced by Don Costa and released in November 1981 by Reprise.1 . Monday Morning Quarterback Track Listing : 1.Good Thing Going (Going Gone) (Stephen Sondheim) - 03:53 . 2.Hey Look, No Crying (Jule Styne, Susan Birkenhead) - 04:27 . 3.Thanks For The Memory (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger) - 04:25 . 4.A Long Night (Alec Wilder, Loonis Mcglohon) - 03:44 .…

Mary J. Blige releases her second album : ‘My Life’ featuring ‘Be Happy’ and ‘I’m Goin’ Down’ (1994)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life' is her second studio album produced by Puff Daddy and released on November 29, 1994 by Uptown Records.1 . All Night Long (On "Letterman") 2 . I'm The Only Woman (On "Letterman") 3 . I'm The Only Woman ("Live From The House Of Blues") 4 . Be Without You (Official Video) 5 . Don't Go (Atlantic City ) Track Listing : 1.Intro (Mary J. Blige, Sean Puffy Combs, Chucky…

ESC/Birdland publish Joe Zawinul’s last album : ‘Brown Street’ recorded with the WDR Big Band (2006)

Joe Zawinul's 'Brown Street' is his last album recorded with the WDR Big Band, revisiting his old repertoire live in Vienna and released on November 27, 2006 by Esc/Birdland.1 . Brown Street 2 . A Remark You Made (w/ WDR Big Band, Koln) 3 . & WDR Big Band Track Listing : 1.Brown Street (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) - 10:58 . 2.In A Silent Way (Joe Zawinul) - 05:15 . 3.Fast City (Joe Zawinul)…

Bryan Ferry releases ‘The Jazz Age,’ an album recorded with the Bryan Ferry Orchestra (2012)

'The Jazz Age' by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra is an album featuring rerecordings of some of Bryan Ferry's compositions, as played in jazz style of the 1920s and released on November 26, 2012 by Bmg Rights Management.1 . Do The Strand ("The Jazz Age") 2 . Back To Black (Zermatt) 3 . Music For Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" 4 . Crazy In Love (w/ Emeli Sande) 5 . The Same Old Blues (Live) Track…

Arista Records publish Kenny G’s second cover album : ‘At Last…The Duets Album’ (2004)

Kenny G's 'At Last...The Duets Album' is his second cover album recorded with David Sanborn , Arturo Sandoval, Leann Rimes, Earth, Wind & Fire, Yolanda Adams, Daryl Hall, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Richard Marx, Barbra Streisand and more and released on November 23, 2004 by Arista Records.1 . I Believe I Can Fly (w/ Yolanda Adams) 2 . Pick Up The Pieces (w/ Craig Richard, Live) 3 . Sorry…

Frank Sinatra records for Reprise, ‘Sinatra and Strings’ arranged by Don Costa (1961)

Frank Sinatra's 'Sinatra and Strings' is an album (his first with arranger Don Costa) recorded on November 20, 21, 22, 1961 and released in January 1962 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I Hadn'T Anyone Till You (Ray Noble) - 03:44 . 2.Night And Day (Cole Porter) - 03:37 . 3.Misty (Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke) - 02:41 . 4.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) - 02:48 . 5.Come Rain Or Come Shine…

We remember Sharon Jones

November 18, 2016 - Miss Sharon Jones, American soul and funk singer, lead voice of The Dap-Kings, passed away aged 60. She is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Tiny Desk Concert (full) 2 . 100 Days, 100 Nights" 3 . I Learned the Hard Way 4 . Stranger To My Happiness" 5 . I'm Not Gonna Cry (Live at SXSW) 6 . w/ Prince - When I Come Home 7 . Hot Fun In The Summertime (w/ Daryl Hall) 8 . This land is…

Shelter Records publish ‘Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Breakdown’ and ‘American Girl’ (1976)

'Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' is their eponymous debut album produced by Denny Cordell and released on November 9, 1976 by Shelter Records.1 . Rockin' Around (4/20/17) 2 . Strangered In The Night 3 . Fooled Again 4 . Mystery Man 5 . Luna Live 6 . American Girl 7 . American Girl Track Listing : 1.Rockin' Around (Tom Petty, Mike Campbell) - 02:29 . 2.Breakdown (Tom Petty) - 02:43 .…

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…

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) -…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 44/52

Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, Jane's Addiction, Converge, Foo Fighters, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, Stone Temple Pilots, Faith No More, Deep Purple, Michael Schenker Fest, Rage Against The Machine, Judas Priest

We remember Gregory Isaacs. ‘Gregorian Chant’

This day (October 25, 2010), in London, England, died Gregory Isaacs, a Jamaican reggae musician and vocalist.Tracklist : 1 . Night Nurse (1983) 2 . Live In Barbados 3 . Rebel Salute (2006) 4 . Live In Brazil (2004) 5 . Live In Jamaica (1992) 6 . w/ The Roots Radics – Cool Down The Pace (1983) 7 . House Of The Rising Sun 8 . Tune In (1978) Gregory Isaacs Top 10 : Night Nurse . Cool Down The Pace…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 43/52

Pat Metheny, Peter Green, Jeff Beck . Joe Bonamassa, Steve Vai, Sonny Landreth, Tom Verlaine, Robert Fripp . Reeves Gabrels . Menno Gootjes, Richie Blackmore, Angus Young

Happy Birthday Steve Cropper. ‘Colonel Steve’

This day (October 21, 1941), in Dora, Missouri, is born Steve Cropper, an American guitarist, best known for his work at Stax Record with Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and moreTracklist : 1 . Fire It Up (2021) 2 . w/ Benjamin Booker – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (2018) 3 . w/ Dave Mason – Can’t Find My Way Home (2018) 4 . w/The Animals – Time Is Tight (2013) 5 .…

Jamie Cullum releases his third album : ‘Twentysomething’ (2003)

Jamie Cullum's 'Twentysomething' is his third album released on October 20, 2003 by UCJ, Candid Records, & Verve.1 . What A Difference A Day Made 2 . These Are The Days 3 . The Singin' Umbrella Mashup (Music Matters, 2009) 4 . Twentysomething (V Festival, 2004) 5 . But for Now 6 . I Could Have Danced All Nigh (Live) 7 . BBC Prom, 2010 8 . Lover You Should Have Come Over 9 . Next Year Baby…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Like Someone in Love’ with a studio orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Like Someone in Love' is a studio album rrecorded on October 15 & 28, 1957 with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol and released the same year by Verve.1 . There's A Lull In My Life 2 . More Than You Know (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . Like Someone In Love (w/ Andre Previn) Track Listing : 1.There'S A Lull In My Life (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 03:23 .…