Mercury publish The Ohio Players’ seventh album : ‘Honey’ featuring ‘Love Rollercoaster’ (1975)

The Ohio Players' 'Honey' is their seventh studio album released on August 16, 1975 by Mercury.1 . Sweet Sticky Thing (Live) 2 . Love Rollercoaster Track Listing : 1.Honey (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, William Beck) - 04:15 . 2.Fopp (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 33/52

Elvis Presley, Manhattan Transfer, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Doors, The Who, Rod Stewart, Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Ohio Players, Bruce Springsteen, Talking Heads, Peter Tosh

This week In Soul Artists 33/52

Maxwell, Sly and The Family Stone, Grover Washington Jr., Tower Of Power, The Crusaders, King Curtis and The Kingpins, Ohio Players, Booker T and The MG's, Joe Tex, The Voices Of East Harlem, Larry Graham, Maceo Parker

Death Row publish Dr. Dre’ s debut album : ‘The Chronic’ featuring Snoop Dogg (1992)

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' is his debut studio album featuring Snoop Dogg and released on December 15, 1992 by Death Row / Interscope 1 . Nuthin' But A G Thang (w/ Snoop Dogg ) 2 . Let Me Ride (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Chronic (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Colin Wolfe) - 01:57 . . 2.Fuck Wit Dre Day (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Colin Wolfe) - 04:52 . . 3.Let Me Ride.Dr. Dre, Rbx, Snoop Dogg) -…

Columbia publish Nas’ fourth album : ‘Nastradamus’ (1999)

Nas' 'Nastradamus' is his fourth studio album released on November 23, 1999 by Columbia Records.1 . Nastradamus 2 . Come Get Me (Live) 3 . You Owe Me (w/ Ginuwine, Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Prediction (Nasir Jones, Richard Jackson, Jessica Care Moore) - 01:19 . 2.Life We Chose (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, Fred Wesley Jr.) - 04:08 . . 3.Nastradamus (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, James…

Ice Cube releases his third album : ‘The Predator’ (1992)

Ice Cube's 'The Predator' is hise third studio album (his best selling) released on November 17, 1992 by Priority/EMI.1 . Wicked 2 . It Was A Good Day 3 . Check Yo Self Track Listing : 1.The First Day Of School (Intro) - 01:20 . . 2.When Will They Shoot? - 04:36 . . 3.I'M Scared (Insert) - 01:32 . . 4.Wicked - 03:55 . . 5.Now I Gotta Wet 'Cha - 04:03 . . 6.The Predator - 04:03 . . 7.It Was…

Tommy Boy release ‘Naughty by Nature,’ their eponymous second album featuring ‘O.P.P.’ (1991)

'Naughty by Nature' feat."O.P.P." is their eponymous second album released on September 3, 1991 by Tommy Boy Records. 1 . O.P.P. ("The Queen Latifah Show") 2 . Guard Your Grill Tah G Ali Respect (20th, Anniversary Show) Track Listing : 1.Yoke The Joker (Vinnie Brown, Treach Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By Nature) - . . 2.Wickedest Man Alive (Vinnie Brown, Treach Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

MCA publish ‘Sublime,’ their third, eponymous and final album (1996)

'Sublime' is their third, eponymous and final studio album produced by Paul Leary and David Kahneby and released by MCA on July 30, 1996 - two months after the death of the lead singer Bradley Nowell1 . Don't Push/ Garden Grove/ Don't Push Reprise (Live At The Palace, 1995) 2 . What I Got (Official Video) 3 . What I Got (Leary Version) 4 . Wrong Way (Official Video) 5 . Same In The End (Official…

Jay-Z releases his debut album : ‘ Reasonable Doubt’ featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. (1996)

Jay-Z' 'Reasonable Doubt' is his debut studio album featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. among others and released on June 25, 1996 by Roc-A-Fella / Priority1 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige) 2 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige, at David Letterman 04.04.2008) 3 . The Making of Reasonable Doubt: Brooklyns Finest 4 . Dead Presidents (Official Video) 5 . Dead…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s ‘Perfect Machine,’ an album co-produced with Bill Laswell (1988)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Perfect Machine' is his thirty-seventh (and the last with the Rockit Band) album co-produced with Bill Laswell and released in May 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Perfect Machine (Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis) - 06:35 . 2.Obsession (Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, William Bootsy Collins, Garry Bonner) - 05:20 . 3.Vibe Alive (Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell,…

Since it’s Agnetha’s Birthday, let’s have a ‘ABBA At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, singer Agnetha Fältskog a 'Happy @|#} th Birthday,' we found it was the perfect time to playlist the 'BESTS' of her band : ABBA CREDITSPhoto : Kevin OliverAudio : Dancing Queen . Mamma Mia . Take a Chance on Me . The Winner Takes It All . Waterloo . Knowing Me, Knowing You . Fernando . Super Trouper . Money, Money, Money . Lay All Your Love on Me . Video : Dancing Queen .…

Bad Boy / Arista Record publish Notorious B.I.G.’s second and final album : ‘Life After Death’ (1997)

Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Life After Death' is his second and final studio album released on March 25, 1997 by Bad Boy / Arista Records, sixteen days after his deathTrack Listing : 1.Life After Death Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Steven Jordan) - 01:39 . . 2.Somebody'S Gotta Die (Christopher Wallace, Nashiem Myrick, Carlos Broady, Sean Combs, Anthony Hester) - 04:26 . . 3.Hypnotize…

Weather Report

From 'Grey December' to 'Frosty The Snowman' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Others' tunes around the theme of 'Ice, Cold & Snow'. It has Stacey Kent, Ray Charles, George Shearing, Billy May, Chet Baker and many more.

Happy Birthday Joe Lovano. ‘Sounds of Joe’

This day (December 29, 1952), in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is born Joseph Salvatore Joe Lovano an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist.Tracklist : 1 . All As One (2020) 2 . Tapestry (2019) 3 . w/ Dave Douglas Sound Prints – The Corner Tavern (2018) 4 . On This Day (2016) 5 . w/ John Scofield – @ The City (2015) 6 . w/Brussels Jazz Orchestra – Gent Jazz Festival (2013) 7 .…

Happy Birthday John Scofield. ‘Sco Hand’

This day (December 26, 1951), in  Dayton, Ohio, is born John Scofield, an American jazz guitarist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Self Portrait in Three Colors (2020) 2 . w/ Jon Cleary – @Reigenlive (2019) 3 . Icons at the fair (2018) 4 . w/ Uberjam Band – Blue Matter (2017) 5 . w/ Mehldau Guiliana – Wake Up (2016) 6 . w/ Joe Lovano Quartet – Chariots (2015) 7 . Lawns (2014) 8 . w/ Organic Trio @…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Live at the It Club’ with Charlie Rouse et al (1964)

Thelonious Monk's 'Live at the It Club' is a live album recorded on October 31 and November 1, 1964 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . 'round Midnight 2 . Rhythm N Ning (1961) 3 . Evidence (Japan, 1963) Track Listing : 1.Blue Monk (Thelonious Monk) - 11:20 . 2.Well, You Needn'T (Thelonious Monk) - 09:17 . 3.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:32 .…

Billie Holiday records ‘Music For Torching’ with Harry Sweets Edison, Benny Carter, Barney Kessel et al (1955)

Billie Holiday's 'Music For Torching' is a studio album recorded on August 23 & 25, 1955 and released In October 1955 By Clef.Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 04:02 . 2.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 04:23 . 3.I Don'T Want To Cry Anymore (Victor Schertzinger) - 03:55 . 4.I Don'T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Victor Young, Ned…

All We Need is … Satisfaction

From 'You re Gonna Need My Help' to 'I Don't Need No Doctor' , we have mixed 18 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Essential Needs'. It has Bonnie Lee, Otis Spann, Robert Cocksey, Fleetwood Mac and many more.