Happy Birthday Nona Hendryx. ‘La Belle Nona’

This day (October 9, 1944), in Trenton, New Jersey, is born Nona Hendryx, an American vocalist, solo artist or one-third of the trio Labelle.Tracklist : 1 . Transformation (2019) 2 . I Need Love (2017) 3 . Temple of Heaven (2012) 4 . w/ Sarah Dash – Somebody Somewhere 5 . Labelle – Release Yourself (1991) 6 . Way Down (1987) 7 . Winds of Change 8 . w/ Todd Rundgren, Carlos Santana, Max Roach –…

Labelle release their seventh album (and first in over thirty years) : ‘Back to Now’ (2008)

Labelle's 'Back to Now' is their seventh studio album and the first in over thirty years, released on October 21, 2008 by Verve, Universal.1 . Superlover ("The View") 2 . You Turn Me On & Candlelight (Beacon Theater, 02/26/09) 3 . Back To Now ("Today Show" 22 Oct, 2008 ) 4 . System (Beacon Theater, 02/26/09) 5 . Without You In My Life (Reunion Christmas) 6 . Tears Of The World Track…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 41/52

Sarah Dash & Nona Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen & Sam Moore, Smokey Robinson & Daryl Hall, Alicia Keys & John Mayer, Lana Del Rey & Chris Isaak, Michael Bublé & Chris Botti, Jackson Browne & Gregg Allman, Paul Simon & George Harrison, John Lee Hooker & Ry Cooder, Sting & Tom Jones, Bono & Zucchero, Inti Illimani & Peter Gabriel

Talking Heads release their fourth album : ‘Remain in Light’ produced by Brian Eno and featuring ‘Once in a Lifetime’ (1980)

Talking Heads' 'Remain in Light' is their fourth studio album produced by Brian Eno and released on October 8, 1980 by Sire Records.1 . Crosseyed And Painless (Live "Stop Making Sense") 2 . Crosseyed And Painless (Official Video) 3 . The Great Curve (Rome, 1980 ) 4 . The Great Curve (Dortmund, 1980) 5 . Once In A Lifetime 6 . Houses In Motion (2009, "One Shot Not Show") 7 . Born Under…

Epic Records publish Labelle’s ‘Nightbirds’ featuring ‘Lady Marmalade’ (1974)

Labelle's 'Nightbirds' is an album (featuring their biggest hit 'Lady Marmalade') released on September 13, 1974 by Epic Records.1 . Lady Marmalade (1975) 2 . What Can I Do For You (w/ Cher ) 3 . Nightbirds (Beacon Theater, 02/26/09) Track Listing : 1.Lady Marmalade (Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan) - 03:56 . 2.Somebody Somewhere (Nona Hendryx) - 03:25 . 3.Are You Lonely? (Nona Hendryx) - 03:12 . 4.It…

Sire release Talking Heads’s fifth album ‘Speaking in Tongues’ featuring ‘Burning Down the House’ (1983)

Talking Heads's 'Speaking in Tongues' feat. 'Burning Down the House' is their fifth studio album released on May 31, 1983 by Sire.1 . Burning Down the House (Official Video) 2 . Making Flippy Floppy (Stop Making Sense) 3 . Swamp 4 . Burning Down the House (Letterman '83) 5 . Burning Down the House (2002 Inductions) Track Listing : 1.Burning Down The House (David Byrne, Talking Heads) - 04:01 .…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is an album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan Records1 . Artists United Against Apartheid, Sun City 2 . Sun City Track Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation -…