Robert Hunter sings a Dead classic in Nashville (2013)

September 18, 2013 - Grateful Dead lyricist, Robert Hunter after receiving the "Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting" at the annual Americana Music Honors & Awards will perform "Ripple" - his first live appearance in 8 years - at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN

Björk releases her fourth album : ‘Homogenic’ featuring ‘Jóga’ and ‘Hunter’ (1997)

Björk's 'Homogenic' is her fourth studio album released on September 22, 1997 by One Little Indian Records.1 . Hunter (Cambridge) 2 . Hunter (Olympia) 3 . Unravel (Paris, 2013) 4 . Bachelorette (MTV, 1998) 5 . All Neon Like (Cambridge) 6 . 5 Years (South Bank Show) 7 . Immature, In Átta Raddir 8 . Alarm Call 9 . Alarm Call (Cambridge) 10 . Making Of All Is Full Of Love: Björk & Chris…

The Grateful Dead release their eighth album : ‘Blues for Allah’ (1975)

The Grateful Dead's 'Blues for Allah' is a studio album recorded at Bob Weir's home studio and released on September 1, 1975 by Grateful Dead Records 1 . Crazy Fingers (8-18-89 2 . Help On The Way / Slip! / Franklin's (10-8-1989, Hampton, Va 3 . Franklins Tower 4 . Crazy Fingers (Richfield, Oh, 9/6/1991 Track Listing : 1.Help On The Way (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) - 03:15 . 2.Slipknot! (Jerry…

Warner Bros. publish Grateful Dead’s second album : ‘Anthem of the Sun’ (1968)

Grateful Dead's 'Anthem of the Sun' is their second album co-produced with David Hassinger and released on July 18, 1968 by Warner Bros.1 . The Other One (Winterland, 10/17/74) Track Listing : 1.That'S It For The Other One(Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron Mckernan, Bob Weir, Tom Constanten)- 07:40 . I. Cryptical Envelopment (Jerry Garcia) . Ii. Quadlibet For Tenderfeet (Jerry Garcia,…

Arista publish Grateful Dead’s twelfth album : ‘In the Dark,’ their first in six years (1987)

Grateful Dead's 'In the Dark' is their twelfth (and first in six years) studio album recorded in January 1987 and released on July 6, 1987 by Arista.1 . Hell In A Bucket (Official Video) 2 . Hell In A Bucket (7-7-89) 3 . When Push Comes To Shove 4 . Fadeaway (West LA, 7-9-89) 5 . Tons Of Steel (12/31/1985, Oakland, CA) 6 . Tons of steel (Hampton VA, 3/23/87) 7 . Throwing Stones 8 . Throwin Stones…

Grateful Dead release their seventh album : ‘From the Mars Hotel’ featuring ‘Scarlet Begonias’ (1974)

Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April 1974 and released on June 27, 1974 by Grateful Dead Records.1 . US Blues (1974-10-19) 2 . China Doll (6/16/1990) 3 . Loose Lucy (3/14/90) 4 . Loose Lucy (January 25, 1993 Oakland Coliseum Oakland, CA) 5 . Ship of Fools (3-28-81) 6 . Scarlet Begonias (Winterland, 10/19/74) Track Listing : 1.U.S. Blues (Jerry Garcia, Robert…

Grateful Dead release ‘Workingman’s Dead,’ their fourth album featuring ‘Uncle John’s Band’ and ‘Casey Jones’ (1970)

Grateful Dead's 'Workingman's Dead' is their fourth studio album released on June 14, 1970 Warner Bros.1 . Uncle Johns Band (Alpine Valley 1989) 2 . High Time (9/10/91) 3 . Dire Wolf 4 . Speedway Boogie (3-23-91) 5 . Cumberland Blues (Alpine Valley 1989) 6 . Black Peter (New Years 12-31-85) 7 . Black Peter (Farm Aid 1987) 8 . Easy Wind (8-30-70) Track Listing : 1.Uncle John'S Band (Jerry Garcia,…

Bob Dylan releases his thirty-third album : ‘Together Through Life’ (2009)

Bob Dylan' s 'Together Through Life' is his thirty-third studio album released on April 28, 2009, by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Beyond Here Lies Nothin' (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter) - 03:51 . 2.Life Is Hard (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter) - 03:39 . 3.My Wife'S Home Town (Willie Dixon, Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter) - 04:15 . 4.If You Ever Go To Houston (Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter) - 05:49 . 5.Forgetful…

Grateful Dead release their fifth studio album ‘American Beauty’ featuring ‘Truckin” and ‘Ripple’ (1970)

Grateful Dead's 'American Beauty' is a studio album co-produced with Steve Barncard and released on November 1, 1970 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Box Of Rain (Phil Lesh, Robert Hunter) - 05:18 . 2.Friend Of The Devil (Jerry Garcia, John Dawson, Robert Hunter) - 03:24 . 3.Sugar Magnolia (Bob Weir, Robert Hunter) - 03:19 . 4.Operator (Ron Mckernan) - 02:25 . 5.Candyman (Jerry Garcia, Robert…

The Grateful Dead release their sixth album : ‘Wake of the Flood’ (1973)

The Grateful Dead's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records.Track Listing : 1.Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) - 05:42 . 2.Let Me Sing Your Blues Away" (Keith Godchaux And Hunter) . 3.Row Jimmy (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) - 07:11 . 4.Stella Blue (Jerry…

Atco publish Allman Brothers Band’s second album : ‘Idlewild South’ (1970)

Allman Brothers Band's 'Idlewild South' is their second album produced by Tom Dowd and released on September 23, 1970 by Atco / Capricorn1 . The Allman Brothers Band Revival 12/3/2011 Orpheum Theater Boston, Ma 2 . Don't Keep Me Wonderin' (9/23/1970, Fillmore East) 3 . Hoochie Coochie Man 4 . Revival 5 . Don't Keep Me Wondering 6 . Midnight Rider Soulshine (The Beacon Theatre, 2003) 7 . In Memory…

Lupe Fiasco releases his debut album : ‘Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor’ (2006)

Lupe Fiasco's 'Food & Liquor' is his debut studio album released on September 19, 2006 by 1st & 15th Entertainment / Atlantic Records1 . It Just Might Be Okay 2 . Kick, Push (Official Video) 3 . Kick Push (Chicago) 4 . I Gotcha (Official Video) 5 . I Gotcha (w/ Robert Glasper Experiment) 6 . The Instrumental (Aol Sessions) 7 . Sunshine ("AOL Sessions") 8 . Daydreamin' (w/ Jill Scott,…

DGG publish Hole’s third album : ‘Celebrity Skin’ (1998)

Hole's 'Celebrity Skin' is their third studio album produced by Michael Beinhorn and released on September 8, 1998 by DGC1 . Celebrity Skin (Official Video) 2 . Celebrity Skin (Philadelphia, 1999) 3 . Awful 4 . Awful 5 . Hit So Hard 6 . Hit So Hard (w/ Courtney Love, Yola DíA Festival, August 18, 2019) 7 . Malibu (Official Video) 8 . Malibu ("Live On Later" 1998) 9 . Reasons To Be…

Justin Timberlake releases his second album : ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ featuring ‘SexyBack,’ ‘My Love,’ ‘What Goes Around… Comes Around’ and…

Justin Timberlake's 'FutureSex/LoveSounds' is his second studio album released on September 8, 2006 by Jive Records.1 . Sexyback (Official Video, w/ Timbaland) 2 . My Love (Itunes Festival, 2013) 3 . My Love 4 . Lovestoned / I Think She Knows Interlude (Official Video) 5 . Love Stoned / I Think She Knows (Paris, 2005) 6 . What Goes Around...Comes Around (Short Version) 7 . Until The End Of Time…

Beyoncé releases ‘B’Day,’ her second solo album featuring ‘Déjà Vu,’ ‘Ring the Alarm,’ ‘Irreplaceable’ and ‘Beautiful Liar’ (2006)

Beyoncé's 'B'Day' is her second studio album on September 4, 2006, by Columbia.1 . Deja Vu (w/ Jay-Z) 2 . Deja Vu (Live) 3 . Get Me Bodied (Extended Mix) 4 . Suga Mama) 5 . Upgrade U(w/ Jay-Z) 6 . Upgrade U ("I Am..." World Tour) 7 . Ring the Alarm 8 . Kitty Kat 9 . Freakum Dress 10 . Freakum Dress ("I Am..." World Tour) 11 . Green Light 12 . Green Light (Live) 13 . Irreplaceable 14 .…

Maroon 5 release their third album : ‘Hands All Over’ featuring ‘Moves like Jagger’ (2010)

Maroon 5's 'Hands All Over' feat. "Moves like Jagger" is their third studio album produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and released on August 18, 2010 by A&M/Octone RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Misery (Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Sam Farrar) - 03:36 . 2.Give A Little More (Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, James Valentine) - 03:00 . 3.Stutter (Adam Levine, Sam Farrar, Matt Flynn) - 03:16 . 4.Don'T…

Loud / RCA publish Raekwon(s debut album : ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ produced by RZA and featuring Nas, Ghostface Killah and other ex-Wu-Tang Clan colleagues (1995)

Raekwon's 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...' is his debut studio album produced by RZA, featuring Nas, Ghostface Killah and other ex-Wu-Tang Clan colleagues and released on August 1, 1995 by Loud / RCA1 . Incarcerated Scarfaces (Official Video) 2 . Criminology (Official Video, w/ Ghostface Killah) 3 . Can It Be All So Simple (Official Video, w/ Wang Clan) 4 . Glaciers of Ice (Official Video, w/…

Jill Scott releases her sixth album : ‘Woman’ (2015)

Jill Scott.'s 'Woman' is her sixth albumreleased on July 24, 2015 by Blues Babe1 . You Don't Know (Official Video) 2 . A Long Walk/It's Love (Live) 3 . SJ 4 . You Don't Know Nothing About Love ("STL", w/ The Pipes) Track Listing : 1.Wild Cookie (Jill Scott, Warryn Campbell) - 01:49 . 2.Prepared (Jill Scott, Andre Harris, Sir Darryl Farris) - 05:18 . 3.Run Run Run (Aaron Pearce, Harold Lilly,…

Gordy publish The Temptations’ ‘With a Lot o’ Soul’ featuring ‘(I Know) I’m Losing You’ and ‘All I Need’ (1967)

The Temptations' 'With a Lot o' Soul' is an album (the most successful from their 'classic 5' era) released on July 17, 1967 by Gordy.1 . I'm Losing You 2 . Sorry Is A Sorry Word (1967) 3 . You're My Everything Track Listing : 1.(I Know) I'M Losing You (Cornelius Grant, Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield)- 02:30 . 2.Ain'T No Sun Since You'Ve Been Gone (Cornelius Grant, Sylvia Moy, Norman…

Columbia release Beyoncé’s debut album : ‘Dangerously in Love’ featuring ‘Crazy in Love’ (2003)

Beyoncé's 'Dangerously in Love' feat. "Crazy in Love" is her debut studio album released on June 24, 2003 by Columbia.1 . Crazy In Love (w/ Jay-Z) 2 . Naughty Girl 3 . Baby Boy (w/ Sean Paul 4 . Be With You (Early Show, 09.07.03) 5 . Me, Myself and I 6 . Me, Myself & I (AOL Music Sessions) 7 . Me Myself And I (Billboard Awards, 2003) 8 . Speechless (Live, 2011) 9 . Dangerously In Love (Live)…

Beyoncé releases ‘4,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Run the World (Girls)’ (2011)

Beyoncé's '4' feat. "Run the World (Girls)" is her fourth studio album released on June 24, 2011 by Parkwood Columbia. 1 . 1+1 2 . I Care (Roseland) 3 . Best Thing I Never Had 4 . Best Thing I Never Had (Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular, 011) 5 . Party (w/ J. Cole) 6 . Party (Atlantic City) 7 . Love On Top (Official Video) 8 . Countdown (Official Video) 9 . End Of Time (Roseland) 10 . End…

Maroon 5 release ‘Overexposed,’ their fourth album featuring ‘Payphone’ with Wiz Khalifa (2012)

Maroon 5's 'Hands All Over' feat. "Moves like Jagger" is their third studio album produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and released on August 18, 2010 by A&M/Octone Records1 . Misery (Official Video) 2 . Give A Little More (Official Video) 3 . Stutter (Vevo Carnival Cruise) 4 . Never Gonna Leave This Bed (Official Video) 5 . Hands All Over (Official Video) 6 . Runaway (Official Video) 7 . Out…

Gordy release The Temptations’ fourth studio album : ‘Gettin’ Ready’ featuring ‘Ain’t Too Proud to Beg’ (1966)

The Temptations 'Gettin' Ready' is their fourth studio album marking their transition between Smokey Robinson to Norman Whitfield as producers and released on June 15, 1966 by Gordy.1 . Ain't too proud to beg 2 . GET READY Track Listing : 1.Say You (Robert Dobyne, Charles Jones, Robert Staunton) - 02:30 . 2.Little Miss Sweetness (Smokey Robinson) - 03:09 . 3.Ain'T Too Proud To Beg (Eddie…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s ‘Sunlight’ recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius (1978)

Herbie Hancock's 'Sunlight' is an album recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius and released on June 15, 1978 by Columbia.1 . I Thought It Was You Track Listing : 1.I Thought It Was You (Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Jeffrey Cohen) – 08:56 . 2.Come Running To Me (Herbie Hancock, Allee Willis) – 08:25 . 3.Sunlight (Herbie Hancock) - 07:12 . 4.No Means Yes (Herbie Hancock) - 06:21 . 5.Good…

Happy Birthday Marcus Miller. ‘Marcus Imperator’

This day (June 14, 1959), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Marcus Miller, an American bass player, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : 1 . Trip Trap & Bitches Brew (2020) 2 . Laid Black (2019) 3 . w/ Kinga Glyck - Blast (2018) 4 . w/ Tom Ibarra - Tutu (2016) 5 . Solo (2013) 6 . Tightrope (2012) 7 . Blast (2008) 8 . Jean Pierre (2008) 9 . Come Together (2007) 10 . Bruce Lee…

Atlantic Records publish Brandy’s second album : ‘Never Say Never’ featuring ‘The Boy Is Mine’ with Monica (1998)

Brandy's 'Never Say Never' is her second studio album produced mostly by Rodney Jerkins and released on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records.1 . The Boy Is Mine (Official Video, w/ Monica) 2 . The Boy Is Mine (Live, 1998) 3 . Almost Doesn't Count (Puerto Rico) 4 . Top of the World (Live, w/ Mase) 5 . Sitting On Top of The World (Live) 6 . You Don't Know Me 7 . Never Say Never 8 . Have You Ever (AMA…

Happy Birthday Kenny G. ‘Super G’

This day (June 5, 1956), in Seattle, Washington, is born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick a.k.a Kenny G, an American contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Midnight Motion (1988) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Besame Mucho (2009) 3 . w/David Foster & Friends - Love Theme From St. Elmo'S Fire (2008) 4 . w/ Yolanda Adams - I Believe I Can Fly (2004) 5 . The Moment 6 . w/ Michael Bolton - How Am…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s seventh album : ‘The Girl in the Other Room’ produced By Tommy Lipuma (2004)

Diana Krall's 'The Girl in the Other Room' is her seventh (and the first to feature songs co-written with her husband Elvis Costello) studio album released on April 27, 2004 by Verve..Track Listing : 1.Stop This World (Mose Allison) - 03:59 . 2.The Girl In The Other Room (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) - 04:05 . 3.Temptation (Tom Waits) - 04:27 . 4.Almost Blue (Elvis Costello) - 04:04 . 5.I'Ve…

Happy Birthday Michael League. It is time for a ‘Snarky Puppy At their best’ post

As we wish, today, American musician, Michael League a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Snarky Puppy CREDITSPhoto : Stéphane SROCZYNSKIAudio : Shofukan . What About Me? . Lingus . Beep Box . Sleeper . Jambone . Thing of Gold . Kite . Outlier . Tarova . Video : Lingus . What About Me? . Something (w/ Lalah Hathaway) . Shofukan . Sleeper . Outlier . Binky .…

David Bowie, George Michael, Elton John et al join Queen (1992)

April 20, 1992 - Extreme, Def Leppard, Spinal Tap, Guns N' Roses, Joe Elliot, Zucchero, Gary Cherone, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield, Robert Plant, Paul Young, Seal, Lisa Stansfield, Ian Hunter, David Bowie, Mick Ronson, George Michael, Elton John. They all will join the remaining members of Queen to pay tribute to Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium in London

Happy Birthday Lisa Stansfield. ‘All Around Lisa’

This day (April 11, 1966), in Heywood, Lancashire, England, is born Lisa Stansfield an English singer.Digest Tracklist : Never Ever (2018) . Billionaire (2018) . Love Supreme (2015) . Can'T Dance (2014) . If I Hadn´T Got You (2011) . w/ Clifford Slapper On Piano, London (2010) . Never Never Gonna Give You Up (2005) . Treat Me Like A Woman (2004) . Live At Ronnie Scott'S (2002) . Let'S Just Call…

Lincoln Center premieres Wynton Marsalis’ oratorio ‘Blood on the Fields’ (1994)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Blood on the Fields' is a three-and-a-half-hour jazz oratorio composed by Marsalis, premiered on April 1, 1994 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hal and released in 1995 by ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Calling The Indians Out (Wynton Marsalis) - 05:27 . 2.Move Over (Wynton Marsalis) - 10:04 . 3.You Don'T Hear No Drums (Wynton Marsalis) - 11:52 . 4.The Market Place (Wynton Marsalis)…

Janet Jackson releases ‘Damita Jo,’ her eighth album (2004)

Janet Jackson's 'Damita Jo' is her eighth studio album released on March 30, 2004 by Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Looking For Love (Intro) (Janet Jackson, David Ritz, Fabrice Dumont, Christophe Hetier, Stephan Haeri) - 01:29 . 2.Damita Jo (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) - 02:46 . 3.Sexhibition (Dallas Austin,Gregory "Ruckus" Andres) - 02:29 . 4.Strawberry…

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/…

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…

We remember Gil Evans

March 20, 1988 - Mr.Gil Evans, Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader passed away aged 74. He is remembered.Recorded on November 18 & 30, December 10 & 15, 1960, "Out of the Cool" is an album by The Gil Evans Orchestra. >> Miles Davis' "Porgy and Bess" is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin's opera) recorded on…

Lenny Kravitz releases his third album : ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’ (1993)

Lenny Kravitz' 'Are You Gonna Go My Way' is his third studio album released on March 9, 1993 by Virgin Records. Track Listing : 1.Are You Gonna Go My Way (Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross) - 03:31 . 2.Believe (Lenny Kravitz, Henry Hirsch) - 04:50 . 3.Come On And Love Me (Lenny Kravitz) - 03:52 . 4.Heaven Help (Gerry Deveaux, Terry Britten) - 03:10 . 5.Just Be A Woman (Lenny Kravitz) - 03:50 . 6.Is There…

Erykah Badu releases her debut album : ‘Baduizm’ featuring ‘On & On’, ‘Next Lifetime’, ‘Otherside of the Game’ and ‘Appletree’ (1997)

Erykah Badu's 'Baduizm' feat. 'Appletree' is her debut album released on February 11, 1997 by Kedar Records. Track Listing : 1.Rimshot (Intro) (Erykah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah) - 01:56 . 2.On & On (Erykah Badu, Jaborn Jamal) - 03:45 . 3.Appletree (Erykah Badu, Robert Bradford) - 04:25 . 4.Otherside Of The Game (Erykah Badu, The Roots, Questlove, Richard Nichols, James Poyser) - 06:33 .…

Jimmy Smith records with Stanley Turrentine, ‘Prayer Meetin” an album for Blue Note (1963)

Jimmy Smith's 'Prayer Meetin'' is an album recorded on February 8, 1963 with Stanley Turrentine and released in 1964 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Prayer Meeting (Jimmy Smith) - 05:45 . 2.I Almost Lost My Mind (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 09:25 . 3.Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Wilmoth Houdini) - 03:43 . 4.When The Saints Go Marching In (Traditional) - 06:15 . 5.Red Top (Gene Ammons) - 07:38 .…