Happy Birthday Michael Stipe. ‘One Stipe Beyond’

This day (January 4, 1960), in Decatur, Georgia (USA), is born Michael Stipe , a singer, songwriter and social activist, best known as the lead singer of R.E.M.Tracklist : 1 . R.E.M. – 1982 – Wolves, Lower 2 . R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe 3 . Pale Blue Eyes from Just Like a Movie © Laura Levine 1984 4 . R.E.M. – Sitting Still 5 . Arena Brains 6 . R.E.M. (featuring Buren Fowler on guitar) – It’s…

Universal Motown publish Q-Tip’s second album : ‘The Renaissance’ (2008)

Q-Tip's 'The Renaissance' is his second studio album featuring D'Angelo and Norah Jones among other guests, co-produced with J Dilla on one track and released November 4, 2008 by Universal Motown1 . Life Is Better (w/ Norah Jones) 2 . Gettin Up (Knitting Factory) 3 . We Fight / We Love (Live) 4 . Manwomanboogie 5 . Manwomanboogie (Marcus Miller Presents: A Concert For Japanese Tsunami Relief)…

Solange releases ‘A Seat at the Table,’ her third album featuring Kelly Rowland, Lil Wayne and Q-Tip among other guests (2016)

Solange's 'A Seat at the Table' is her third studio album featuring Kelly Rowland, Lil Wayne and Q-Tip among other guests and released on September 30, 2016, by Saint / Columbia1 . Cranes In The Sky 2 . Don't Touch My Hair (w/ Sampha, Official Video) 3 . F.U.B.U (Sydney Opera House) 4 . F.U.B.U. (Northseajazz, 2017) 5 . Rise And Weary (Houston) 6 . Mad (Wayhome In Oro-Medonte) Track Listing :…

The Roots release ‘The Tipping Point,’ their sixth album (2004)

The Roots' 'The Tipping Point' is their sixth studio album released July 13, 2004 by Geffen / Interscope Records.1 . Star 2 . I Don't Care (w/ Dom) 3 . Don't Say Nuthin' 4 . Stay Cool (At "Conan," 14/07/04) 5 . Web 6 . Boom (Chappelle Block Party, w/ Big Daddy Kane) 7 . Star (Chicago) 8 . The Mic & I Don't Care 9 . Harmony Festival Track Listing : 1.Star/Pointro (L. Ron Hubbard, A.P.…

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson. ‘Sister Jay’

This day (May 16, 1966), in Gary, Indiana, is born Janet Jackson, American singer, songwriter and the youngest child of the Jackson familyDigest Tracklist : First TV Debute . Young Love (Soul Train, 1982) . Say You Do (Solid Gold, 1983) . Japanese VCR commercial (1985) . Control (American Music Award, 1987) . Miss You Much (1989) . Come Back To Me . Best Things In Life (w/ Luther Vandross) .…

Fleetwood Mac release their eleventh album ‘Rumours’ featuring ‘Go Your Own Way,’ ‘Dreams,’ ‘Don’t Stop’ and ‘You Make Loving Fun’…

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' feat. 'Go Your Own Way' and 'Don't Stop' is their eleventh (and their best selling to date) studio album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros.1 . Second Hand News 2 . Second Hand News (1978) 3 . Don't Stop 4 . Go Your Own Way ("Dance Tour," 1997) 5 . The Chain (Live, 1979) 6 . The Chain (Live, 1982) 7 . You Make Loving Fun 8 . You Make Loving Fun (w/…

As we wish, today, Rebecca Lovell, a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the time has come to list the ‘BESTS’ of her band : Larkin Poe

As we wish, today, Rebecca Lovell, musician and singer a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of her band : Larkin Poe Video Tracklist : 1 . Mad As A Hatter 2 . Preachin' Blues 3 . Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues 4 . Black Betty 5 . Rollin' And Tumblin' 6 . Hard Time Killing Floor Blues 7 . Mississippi 8 . Jail Break 9 . One Way Out 10 . Johnny B Goode 11 . When God Closes A Door…

We Remember Professor Longhair

January 30, 1980 - Mr.Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd better known as Professor Longhair, New Orleans blues singer and pianist passed away aged 94. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Big Chief 2 . Tipitina 3 . Bald Head 4 . Walk Right In / Shake,Rattle & Roll (w/ The Meters, 1974)

Nat King Cole records ‘St. Louis Blues’ with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor (1963)

Nat King Cole's 'St. Louis Blues' is an album (OST to the film of the same name staring Cole) recorded on January 29–31, 1958 with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor and released in May, 1963 by Capitol. 1 . Morning Star (w/ Pearl Bailey) Nat King Cole - St. Louis Blues Track Listing : 1.Overture (Introducing Love Theme)/Hesitating Blues (Nelson Riddle) – 3:08 . 2.Harlem Blues (W.C.…

Nat King Cole records an album arranged by Nelson Riddle : ‘Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love’ (1953)

'Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love' is an album arranged by Nelson Riddle, recorded on January 27, 28, 1953 and August 23, 25, 1955 and released by Capitol.1 . A Handful Of Stars 2 . Tenderly (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . There Will Never Be Another You Track Listing : 1.Love Is Here To Stay (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:49 . 2.A Handful Of Stars (Jack Lawrence, Ted Shapiro) - 03:26 . 3.This…

Warner Bros. publish Little Feat’s third album : ‘Dixie Chicken’ (1972)

Little Feat's 'Dixie Chicken' is their third studio album produced by lead vocalist Lowell George, recorded late 1972 and released on January 25, 1973 by Warner Bros. 1 . Dixie Chicken (w/ Emmylou Harris & Bonnie Raitt, 1977) 2 . Dixie Chicken 3 . Two Trains (05/05/09) 4 . Two Trains 5 . Roll Um Easy (08/05/2011) 6 . Fool Yourself (w/ Fred Tackett & Paul Barrere) 7 . Walkin' All Night…

Columbia publish ‘Blue Öyster Cult’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll’ (1972)

'Blue Öyster Cult' is their eponymous debut studio album released on January 16, 1972 by Columbia. 1 . Transmaniacon MC 2 . Stairway To The Stars (Live, 1976) 3 . Before The Kiss, A Redcap (The NY State Fair, 8/27/10) 4 . Cities On Flame Track Listing : 1.Transmaniacon Mc (Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard, Donald Roeser, Sandy Pearlman) - 03:21 . 2.I'M On The Lamb But I Ain'T No Sheep (Eric Bloom,…

As we wish Dave Grohl a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Foo Fighters At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Dave Grohl a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Foo Fighters Video Tracklist : 1 . The Pretender 2 . Best Of You 3 . Everlong 4 . Learn To Fly 5 . Walk 6 . All My Life 7 . Times Like These 8 . Something From Nothing 9 . My Hero 10 . Long Road To Ruin 11 . Run 12 . These Days 13 . Monkey Wrench 14 . The Sky Is A Neighborhood 15 . Rope 16 .…

R.E.M. are ‘Monster’ in Perth (1995)

January 14, 1995 - R.E.M.'s "Monster" tour stops at Perth Entertainment Centre, Perth in Australia <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2967204173_b13d2f4866.jpg' alt='Michael Stipe – One Stipe Beyond' width='190' height='161'/>

R.E.M. rock in Rio (2001)

January 13, 2001 - R E M perform for the third "Rock in Rio" festival held at Cidade do Rock, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2967204173_b13d2f4866.jpg' alt='Michael Stipe – One Stipe Beyond' width='190' height='161'/>

Atlantic Records publish ‘Led Zeppelin’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Good Times Bad Times’ and ‘How Many More Times’ (1969)

'Led Zeppelin' is their eponymous debut album produced by Jimmy Page and released on January 12, 1969 by Atlantic Records.1 . Dazed And Confused (London, 1969) 2 . Communication Breakdown (Denmark Radio, 1969) 3 . Communication Breakdown (5/25/1975) 4 . I Can't Quit You Baby (The Royal Albert Hall, 1970) 5 . How Many More Times (Denmark Radio) Track Listing : 1.Good Times Bad Times (John…

United Artists Records publish Bobby Womack’s ‘Lookin’ For A Love Again’ featuring ‘Lookin’ for a Love’ (1974)

Bobby Womack's 'Lookin’ For A Love Again' is an album released on January 11, 1974 by United Artists Records.1 . Lookin' For A Love 2 . Let It Hang Out Point Of No Return Track Listing : 1.Lookin' For A Love (James Alexander, Zelda Samuels) - 02:37 . 2.I Don'T Wanna Be Hurt By Ya Love Again (Bobby Womack) - 03:26 . 3.Doing It My Way (Bobby Womack) - 05:36 . 4.Let It Hang Out (Bobby Womack) -…

Happy Birthday Sean Paul

January 9, 1973 - Jamaican dancehall artist Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques Simply known as Sean Paul is 49. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . No Lie (w/ Dua Lipa) 2 . She Doesn't Mind 3 . Temperature 4 . I'm Still In Love With You 5 . Mad Love (w/ David Guetta, Becky G) 6 . Give It Up To Me (w/ Keyshia Cole) 7 . Contra La Pared (w/ J Balvin) 8 . Get Busy/Like Glue 9 . Like Glue 10 . We Be…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 01/52

Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams, D'Angelo & David Sanborn, Trombone Shorty & Cyril Neville, Dave Matthews & Trey Anastasio, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant & Michael Stipe, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin & Zakir Hussain, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins, Billy Joel & Jimmy Fallon, Joe Bonamassa & Andy Fraser, Gary Moore…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 01/52

Neneh Cherry, R.E.M., The Allman Brothers Band, Crosby Stills and Nash, U2, The Pretenders, The Cult, Prince, Gary Moore & Phil Lynott, George Benson, Eurythmics, Sonic Youth