Eric Clapton goes to Yokohama (1999)

November 24, 1999 - Eric Clapton plays with Steve Gadd (d), Nathan East (b,voc), Andy Fairweather Low (g,vo), David Delhomme (kb), Katie Kissoon and Tessa Niles Page (backing vocals) at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan

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…

The Pogues go to Tokyo (1988)

October 31, 1988 - Irish-British band The Pogues with singer Shane MacGowan perform at MZA Ariake in Tokyo, Japan Ariake,Tokyo

Bee Gees release ‘Idea,’ their fifth album featuring ‘I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You’ and ‘I Started a Joke’ (1968)

Bee Gees' 'Idea' is their fifth studio (sold over a million copies worldwide) album released in September 1968 by Polydor / Atco.1 . Let There Be Love (1968) 2 . Idea (1968) 3 . When The Swallows Fly 4 . I Started A Joke / First Of May Track Listing : 1.Let There Be Love (Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb) - 03:28 . 2.Kitty Can (Maurice & Barry Gibb) - 02:31 . 3.In The Summer Of His Years…

B.B. King records ‘Live in Cook County Jail’ in Chicago, Illinois (1970)

B.B. King's 'Live in Cook County Jail' is a live album recorded on September 10, 1970 in Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois and released In 1971 By Mca.1 . Sweet Sixteen (1970) 2 . Thrill Is Gone (November 25, 1971) 3 . Darlin' You Know I Love You (Live) Track Listing : 1.Introductions – 01:50 . 2.Every Day I Have The Blues (Memphis Slim) - 01:43 . 3.How Blue Can You Get? (Jane Feather, Leonard…

Benny Goodman visits Yokohama (1980)

September 7, 1980 - Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Eddie Duran (g), Al Obidenski (b) and John Markham (dr) will be on stage at Aurex Jazz Festival, Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama, Japan

Wes Montgomery records ‘Smokin’ at the Half Note’ with the Wynton Kelly Trio for Verve (1965)

'Smokin' at the Half Note' by Wes Montgomery & the Wynton Kelly Trio is their second collaboration album recorded live in late June 1965 and in studio, on September 22, 1965 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 13:00 . 2.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 06:45 . 3.Unit 7 (Sam Jones) - 07:30 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) - 06:45…

Prince releases ‘Sign ‘O’ the Times,’ his ninth album featuring ‘U Got The Look’ (1987)

Prince's 'Sign 'O' the Times' is his ninth studio album (and first 'solo' after leaving The Revolution) released on March 31, 1987 by Paisley Park.Track Listing : 1.Sign O' The Times (Prince) - 04:57 . 2.Play In The Sunshine (Prince) - 05:05 . 3.Housequake (Prince) - 04:42 . 4.The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (Prince) - 04:01 . 5.It (Prince) - 05:09 . 6.Starfish And Coffee (Prince, Susannah Melvoin)…

RCA publish Sam Cooke’s last album of his lifetime : ‘Ain’t That Good News’ featuring ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ (1964)

Sam Cooke's 'Ain't That Good News' is a studio (and the final to be issued during his lifetime) album released on March 1, 1964 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Ain'T That Good News (Sam Cooke) - 02:30 . 2.Meet Me At Mary'S Place (Sam Cooke) - 02:44 . 3.Good Times (Sam Cooke) - 02:28 . 4.Rome Wasn'T Built In A Day (Sam Cooke, Beverly Prudhomme, Betty Prudhomme) - 02:34 . 5.Another Saturday Night (Sam…

Domino publish Hookworms’ third album : ‘Microshift’ (2018)

Hookworms' 'Microshift' is their third studio album produced by singer Matthew ‘MJ’ Johnson and released on February 2, 2018 by Domino Records1 . Each Time We Pass (Official Video) 2 . Static Resistance (Official Video) 3 . Negative Space (Bluedot Festival, 2018) 4 . Static Resistance (Bluedot Festival, 2018) 5 . Ullswater (Bluedot Festival, 2018) 6 . Opener (Bluedot Festival, 2018) 7 .…

Matador publish ‘Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain’ the second Pavement’s album (1994)

Pavement's 'Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain' is their second studio album produced by the band and released on February 2, 1994 by Matador1 . Silence Kit (Coachella, 2010) 2 . Elevate Me Later (Live, 1995) 3 . Elevate Me Later (Central Park, September 24, 2010) 4 . Stop Breathin (On "120 Minutes") 5 . Cut Your Hair (Official Video) 6 . Unfair ("Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," 9/23/2010) 7 . Unfair…

Van Halen rock Tokyo (1989)

February 1, 1989 - Van Halen "OU812 Tour" with Sammy Hagar on vocals stops at The Superdome in Tokyo, Japan More Info

Happy Birthday John Lydon. ‘Looking Back In Anger’

This day (January 31, 1956), in Holloway, London, is born John Joseph Lydon simply known as John Lydon or even Johnny Rotten, his old stage name, English singer, best known as founder and lead singer for the Sex PistolsTracklist : 1 . Anarchy In The UK (w/ Sex Pistols, 1976) 2 . Pretty Vacant (w/ Sex Pistols) 3 . God Save The Queen (w/ Sex Pistols, Winterland, 1978) 4 . Poptones (w/Public Image…

Booker T. takes The MG’s to Oakland (1970)

January 31, 1970 - Booker T & The MGs - that is Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. - opens for Creedence Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California

Horace Silver records with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes, ‘Finger Poppin” for Blue Note (1959)

Horace Silver's 'Finger Poppin'' is an album recorded on January 31, 1959, with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes and released mid-April 1959 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Finger Poppin' (Horace Silver) - 04:47 . 2.Juicy Lucy (Horace Silver) - 05:46 . 3.Swingin' The Samba (Horace Silver) - 05:17 . 4.Sweet Stuff (Horace Silver) - 05:32 . 5.Cookin' At The Continental (Horace…

Sam Cooke records his tenth album : ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ for RCA (1961)

Sam Cooke's 'Twistin' the Night Away' is his tenth studio album (and one of his most successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCA1 . Twistin' The Night Away (Live, 1963) Sam Cooke - Twistin' the Night Away Track Listing : 1.Twistin' The Night Away (Sam Cooke) - 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) - 02:16 . 3.Twistin' In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam Cooke) - 02:08…

We remember Mahalia Jackson. ‘The Gospel Of MJ’

This day (January 27, 1972), in Evergreen Park, Illinois, died Mahalia Jackson,an African-American gospel contre-alto singer referred to as 'The Queen of Gospel'.Tracklist : 1 . Silent Night 2 . Trouble Of The World 3 . Jesus And The Woman At The Well (1961) 4 . Amazing Grace 5 . Down By The Riverside 6 . Mahalia Jackson & Nat King Cole - Steal Away (1957) 7 . The Battle Of Jericho (1957) 8 .…

Wes Montgomery records his fourth album for Riverside : ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’ (1960)

'The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery' is his fourth album recorded on January 26–27, 1960 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Four On Six (1965) 2 . West Coast Blues 3 . Quartet, 1965 Track Listing : 1.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) - 04:26 . 2.D-Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 05:23 . 3.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:44 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery)…

Yngwie J. Malmsteen shreds in Tokyo (1985)

January 24, 1985 - Swedish virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen will play with Jeff Scot Soto (voc), Marcel Jacob (b), Anders Johanssen (d) and Jens Johanssen (kb) at Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo,

David Bowie releases his tenth album : ‘Station to Station’ featuring ‘Golden Years,’ ‘TVC 15’ and ‘Wild Is the Wind’ (1976)

David Bowie's 'Station to Station' feat. 'Golden Years' is his tenth studio album released by RCA Records on 23 January 1976. 1 . Station To Station ("Christiane F," 1980) 2 . Station To Station (Live, 1976) 3 . Word On A Wing (Vancouver, 1976) 4 . Word On A Wing (Paris, 1999) 5 . Tvc15 (Musikladen, 05/30/78) 6 . Tvc 15 ("Live Aid," 1985) 7 . Stay (BBC London 2000) 8 . Stay ("Dinah Shore…