Island publish Richard and Linda Thompson’s album : ‘I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight’ (1974)

Richard and Linda Thompson's 'I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight' is Richard's second album and first with Linda, co-produced with John Wood and released on April 30, 1974 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.When I Get To The Border (Richard Thompson) - 03:26 . 2.The Calvary Cross (Richard Thompson) - 03:51 . 3.Withered And Died (Richard Thompson) - 03:24 . 4.I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight…

Richard and Linda Thompson release their sixth and final album : ‘Shoot Out the Lights’ (1982)

Richard and Linda Thompson's 'Shoot Out the Lights' is their sixth and final album produced by Joe Boyd and released on March 15, 1982 by HannibalTrack Listing : 1.Don'T Renege On Our Love (Richard Thompson) - 04:19 . 2.Walking On A Wire (Richard Thompson) - 05:29 . 3.Man In Need (Richard Thompson) - 03:36 . 4.Just The Motion (Richard Thompson) - 06:19 . 5.Shoot Out The Lights (Richard Thompson) -…

Happy Birthday Judy Collins

May 1, 19** - Miss Judith Marjorie Judy Collins, American singer, of "Judy Blue Eyes" song fame is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss Judy Collins is backed by Ken Bichel (kb), Corky Hale (harp, kb), Lou Volpe (g), Done Payne (b) & Warren Odes (d) plus Tom Bogdon, Dave Smith & Leslie Dorsey (bck voc) at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 97 MINUTES on RVM >> David Bromberg,…

On French TV today, Fairport Convention at ‘Bouton Rouge’ (1968)

April 27, 1968 - if in France, do not miss British band Fairport Convention - that is Judy Dyble (voc), Iain Matthews (voc), Simon Nicol (g, voc), Ashley "Tyger" Hutchings (b), Richard Thompson (g, voc), Martin Lambe (d) - at "Bouton Rouge" on French national television second channel

Happy Birthday Emmylou Harris

April 2, 19** - Emmylou Harris, American singer, songwriter and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They…

The Incredible String Band release ‘The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter,’ their third album (1968)

The Incredible String Band's 'The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter' is their third album produced by Joe Boyd and released in March 1968 by ElektraTrack Listing : 1.Koeeoaddi There (Robin Williamson) - 04:49 . 2.The Minotaur'S Song (Robin Williamson) - 03:22 . 3.Witches Hat (Robin Williamson) - 02:33 . 4.A Very Cellular Song (Mike Heron) - 013:09 . 5.Mercy I Cry City (Mike Heron) - 02:46 . 6.Waltz…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

Happy Birthday James Taylor

March 12, 1948 - James Taylor, American singer & composer, of 'You've Got a Friend' fame is 73. Happy Birthday, SirJames Taylor 'Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon' feat. 'You've Got a Friend' is his third studio album released on March 16, 1971 by Warner Bros. >>James Taylor's 'JT' is his eighth studio album produced by Peter Asher recorded between March 15–April 24, 1977 and released…

Happy Birthday David Gilmour. ‘Gilmour Toujours!’

This day (March 6, 1946), in Cambridge, England, is born David Jon Gilmour, simply known as David Gilmour, English artist who became a member of Pink Floyd in replacement of Syd BarrettTracklist : Remember a Day (w/ Pink Floyd, 1968) . Astronomy Domine (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Echoes (w/ Pink Floyd, Pompei) . Young Lust (w/ Pink Floyd, The Wall Live, 1980) . Until We Sleep (The Tube,1984) .…

Island publish Nick Drake’s second album : ‘Bryter Layter’ (1971)

Nick Drake's 'Bryter Layter' is his second album produced by Joe Boyd and released on March 6, 1971 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Introduction (Nick Drake) - 01:33 . 2.Hazey Jane Ii (Nick Drake) - 03:46 . 3.At The Chime Of A City Clock (Nick Drake) - 04:47 . 4.One Of These Things First (Nick Drake) - 04:52 . 5.Hazey Jane I (Nick Drake) - 04:31 . 6.Bryter Layter (Nick Drake) - 03:24 . 7.Fly (Nick…

John Martyn – Solid Air

John Martyn's 'Solid Air' is his fourth studio album featuring 'May You Never,' co-produced with John Wood and released in February 1973 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Solid Air (John Martyn) - 05:45 . 2.Over The Hill (John Martyn) - 02:53 . 3.Don'T Want To Know (John Martyn) - 03:02 . 4.I'D Rather Be The Devil (Skip James) - 06:18 . 5.Go Down Easy (John Martyn) - 03:35 . 6.Dreams By The Sea (John…

Paul, Jackson, Emmylou et al celebrate Joan Baez (2016)

January 27, 2016 - David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Richard Thompson and more. They will all celebrate Joan Baez Birthday at the Beacon Theatre in New York City

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 : It Aint Me Babe (BBC Television 1965) . With God on Our Side (1966) . Tears Of Rage (1968) . One Day at a Time (Woodstock, 1969) . Let It Be (Isle Of Wight, 1970) . Love Song to a Stranger (France, 1973) . Diamonds And Rust (French…

Island publish Fairport Convention’s fourth album ‘Liege & Lief’ featuring traditional British and Celtic folk (1969)

Fairport Convention's 'Liege & Lief' is their fourth album featuring songs adapted from traditional British and Celtic folk, produced by Joe Boyd and released in 1969 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Come All Ye (Sandy Denny, Ashley Hutchings) - 04:55 . 2.Reynardine (Traditional, Fairport Convention) - 04:33 . 3.Matty Groves (Traditional, Fairport Convention) - 08:08 . 4.Farewell, Farewell (Richard…

Bill Evans records ‘You’re Gonna Hear From Me,’ a live album with Eddie Gomez and Marty Morell (1969)

Bill Evans' 'You're Gonna Hear From Me' is a live album recorded on November 24, 1969 with Eddie Gomez and Marty Morell and released in 1988 By MilestoneTrack Listing : 1.You'Re Gonna Hear From Me (Dory Previnandré Previn) - 03:02 . 2.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) - 06:22 . 3.Waltz For Debby (Bill Evans) - 05:29 . 4.Nardis (Miles Davis) - 08:59 . 5.Time Remembered (Bill Evans) - 05:02 . 6.Who…

Happy Birthday Diana Krall. ‘Diana, Quiet Star’

This day (November 16, 1964), in Nanaimo, British Columbia, is born Diana Krall, a Canadian jazz pianist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Autumn In New York (2020) . @ 54th Heineken Jazzaldia (2019) . w/ Tony Bennett – Love Is Here To Stay (2018) . w/ Michael Bublé – Love (2018) . Walk On By (2016) . Temptation (2013) . Everybody’s Song (on Sesame Street:) . There Ain’t No Sweet Man That’s Worth…

We all wish happy birthday to Joni Mitchell. ‘Mitchell, Ma Belle’

This day (November 7, 1943), in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, is born Roberta Joan Anderson a.k.a Joni Mitchell, a Canadian musician, singer songwriter and painter..Digest Tracklist : Big Yellow Taxi . Both Sides Now (2000) . Harry'S House (1998) . Hejira (1986) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, David Sanborn & Bobby Mcferrin . w/ Jaco Pastorius - The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines .…

Happy Birthday Bryan Adams

November 5, 1959 - Bryan Guy Adams simply known as Bryan Adams, Canadian singer & songwriter is 62. Happy Birthday SirBryan Adams' 'Cuts Like a Knife' is his third studio album recorded in Vancouver during 1982 fall and released on 18 January 1983 by A&M Records. >> Bryan Adams takes part in The JUNO Awards 2016 held at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Canada >> 4 MINUTES…

Harmonizing veteran David Crosby embark young partners, among them Michael Teague of Snarky Puppy, for another trip toward Woodstock. Your weed or mine?

David Crosby's 'Here If You Listen' is his seventh album recorded with Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Michael Teague of Snarky Puppy and released on October 26, 2018 by BMG (Source David Crosby - Here If You Listen | Official Site)USA Today At age, 77, David Crosby is a “lion in winter” – sage in the ways of the world he serenades, with leonine hair and a history of stirring up trouble…

Happy Birthday Jackson Browne

October 9, 1948 - Jackson Browne, American singer, songwriter & musician is 72. Happy Birthday SirJackson Browne 's 'Running on Empty' is his fifth album released on December 6, 1977 by Asylum. >> 'Jackson Browne' is his eponymous debut album produced by Richard Sanford Orshoff and released in January 1972 by Asylum. >> Jackson Browne' s 'For Everyman' is his second album…

Happy Birthday David Bromberg. ‘Bromberg Variations’

This day (September 19, 1945), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born David Bromberg, an American bluegrass, blues, folk, jazz, etc. multi-instrumentalist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Big Road (2020) . Statesboro Blues/Church Bell Blues (2019) . Walkin’ Blues (2017) . Dehlia (2015) . I Like to Sleep Late in the Morning (2013) . It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (2012) . w/ his Big…

Robert Plant releases his ninth solo album : ‘Band of Joy’ (2010)

Robert Plant's 'Band of Joy' is his ninth solo album and the first with the Band of Joy, released on September 13, 2010 by Decca, Rounder.Track Listing : 1.Angel Dance (David Hidalgo, Louie Perez) - 03:50 . 2.House Of Cards (Richard Thompson) - 03:14 . 3.Central Two-O-Nine (Robert Plant, Buddy Miller) - 02:49 . 4.Silver Rider (Zachary Micheletti, Mimi Parker, Alan Sparhawk) - 06:06 . 5.You Can'T…

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Digest Tracklist : Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) .…

Fairport Convention have a castle reunion (1981)

August 15, 1981 - takes place the second annual reunion of Fairport Convention - that is Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick, Simon Nicol, Dave Mattacks, Bruce Rowland and Richard Thompson plus special guests Judy Dyble and Ralph McTell - at Broughton Castle in Banbury, United Kingdom

Happy Birthday David Crosby. ‘Sing Crosby’

This day (August 14, 1941), in Los Angeles, California, is born David Van Cortlandt Crosby simply known as David Crosby, American singer-songwriter, guitarist & co-founder of the The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & NashDigest Tracklist : Mr. Tambourine Man (w/ The Byrds, 1965) . Chimes Of Freedom (w/ The Byrds, 1967) . Down By The River (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1970) . Traction In…

We remember Les Paul. ‘Les, My Guitar Gently Wept’

This day (August 13, 2009), in White Plains, New York, died Lester William Polsfuss a.k.a Les Paul, an American guitarist, songwriter and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar.Digest Tracklist : Live In New York (2003) . Live in New York City (1999) . w/ Steve Vai – Summertime (1998) . How High The Moon (1991) . Documentary . Somewhere Over The Rainbow (1985) . Dark Eyes . Live Medley…

Happy Birthday Roger McGuinn

July 13, 1942 - James Joseph McGuinn III better known as Roger McGuinn, American musician, leader of the The Byrds is 78. Happy Birthday Sir<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/The-The Byrds-Turn-turn-RVM.jpg' alt'' class='image_product'/>The Byrds' 'Turn! Turn! Turn!' is their second album produced by Terry Melcher and released on December 6, 1965 by Columbia Records…

Happy birthday Mavis Staples. ‘The Mavis Singer’

This day (July 10, 1939 ), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Mavis Staples, an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers, her family's band.Mavis StaplesDigest Tracklist : w/ Lake Street Dive - Everyday People (2020) . Touch A Hand, Make A Friend (2019) . No Time For Cryin (2018) . If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)…

Since we wish today a Happy Birthday to Robbie Robertson, let’s have a “The Band at Their Best’ page

As we wish, today, Canadian musician, Jaime Royal Robertson a.k.a. Robbie Robertson a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The BandCREDITSPhoto : Paul GorbouldAudio : The Weight . The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down . Up On Cripple Creek . I Shall Be Released . Tears Of Rage . Chest Fever . Rag Mama Rag . Ophelia . The Shape I'm In . It Makes No Difference .…

Island publish Nick Drake’s debut album : ‘Five Leaves Left’ (1969)

Nick Drake's 'Five Leaves Left' is his debut studio album produced by Joe Boyd and released on July 3, 1969 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Time Has Told Me (Nick Drake) - 04:27 . 2.River Man (Nick Drake) - 04:21 . 3.Three Hours (Nick Drake) - 06:16 . 4.Way To Blue (Nick Drake) - 03:11 . 5.Day Is Done (Nick Drake) - 02:29 . 6.'Cello Song (Nick Drake) - 04:49 . 7.The Thoughts Of Mary Jane (Nick Drake) -…

Happy Birthday Cyndi Lauper

June 22, 1953 - Miss Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper simply known as Cyndi Lauper, American singer and social activist is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissCyndi Lauper 's 'True Colors' is her second album released on September 15, 1986 by Portrait. >> Cyndi Lauper will sing the Memphis blues with Stephen Gaboury Sr. (p), William Wittman (b), Kirk Fletcher (g), Archie Turner (órg), Orris Warner…

Booze In Blues

From 'Beer drinkin' woman' to 'Youll Never Miss The Water Till the Wells Gone Dry' , we have mixed 15 'Blues Only' tunes around the theme of 'Beverages'. It has Jimmy Gordon , Tommy Johnson , Lightnin' Hopkins , Brownie McGhee and many more.