Happy Birthday Ronald Isley. ‘Brother Ronald’

This day (May 21, 1941), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Ronald Isley, an American artist and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Aretha Franklin & Dennis Edwards - A Song For You (2013) . Dinner And A Movie (2013) . No More (2010) . Just Came Here To Chill (2009) . The Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze (2005) . & Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling In My Head (2004) . The Isley Brothers…

The Isley Brothers release their eleventh album : ‘3 + 3’ (1973)

The Isley Brothers' '3 + 3' is their eleventh album (the first to officially include younger brothers Ernie and Marvin and in-law Chris Jasper), released on August 7, 1973.1 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (Live) 2 . Summer Breeze ("Columbia" Dvd) 3 . Listen To The Music Track Listing : 1.That Lady (The Isley Brothers) - 05:35 . 2.Don'T Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 04:00 . 3.If…

The Isley Brothers release their thirteenth album : ‘The Heat Is On’ (1975)

The Isley Brothers' 'The Heat Is On' is their thirteenth studio album released in June 1975 by T-Neck.1 . Fight The Power (Aruba) 2 . Fight the Power (Live) 3 . For the love of you (Live) 4 . Make Me Say It Again Girl Track Listing : 1.Fight The Power (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Chris Jasper) - 05:19 . 2.The Heat Is On (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley,…

The Isley Brothers release ‘Body Kiss,’ their twenty ninth album written, arranged and produced by R. Kelly (2003)

The Isley Brothers' 'Body Kiss' is their twenty ninth studio album written, arranged and produced by R. Kelly and released on May 6, 2003 by T-Neck / Dreamworks.Track Listing : 1.Superstar (R. Kelly) - 03:54 . 2.Lucky Charm (R. Kelly) - 04:31 . 3.What Would You Do? (R. Kelly) - 03:47 . 4.Body Kiss (R. Kelly, Lil' Kim) - 04:02 . 5.Busted (R. Kelly) - 03:58 . 6.Showdown, Vol. 1 (R. Kelly) - 04:59 .…

T-Neck Records release The Isley Brothers’fourteenth album : ‘Harvest for the World’ (1976)

The Isley Brothers' 'Harvest for the World' is their fourteenth album released on May 4, 1976 by T-Neck Records.Track Listing : 1.Harvest For The World (Prelude) (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 02:11 . 2.Harvest For The World (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 03:51 . 3.People Of Today…

T-Neck Records publish ‘Showdown,’ The Isley Brothers’ sixteenth album (1978)

The Isley Brothers 'Showdown' is their sixteenth album released on April 22, 1978 by T-Neck Records.Track Listing : 1.Showdown (Part 1 & 2) (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 05:25 . 2.Groove With You (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 04:52 . 3.Ain'T Givin' Up No Love (Ernie Isley, Marvin…

The Isley Brothers release ‘Givin’ It Back,’ their ninth album featuring only covers of ‘white rock acts’ (1971)

The Isley Brothers's 'Givin' It Back' is their ninth album (covering famous songs by white rock acts), released on April 8, 1971 by T-Neck.Track Listing : 1.Ohio / Machine Gun (Neil Young / Jimi Hendrix) - 09:13 . 2.Fire And Rain (James Taylor) - 05:29 . 3.Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) - 010:22 . 4.Spill The Wine (Charles Miller, Howard E. Scott, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Harold Ray Brown, Thomas…

The Isley Brothers release their fifteenth album ‘Go for Your Guns’ (1977)

The Isley Brothers's 'Go for Your Guns' is their fifteenth album released on March 8, 1977 by T-Neck Records.Track Listing : 1.The Pride (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) - 05:33 . 2.Footsteps In The Dark (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) - 05:07 . 3.Tell Me When You Need It Again (Rudolph…

Happy Birthday Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers. ‘Guitar Brother’

This day (March 7, 1952), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Ernest 'Ernie' Isley, a member of the American ensemble The Isley Brothers.Tracklist : Summer Breeze (2017) . @ CBS Sunday Morning . Manic Depression (2010) . W/ Berklee S.C.A.M. - Between The Sheets (2011) . Atlantis . The Isley Brothers Feat Angela Winbush, Lil' Kim , SeanPuffy , 112 - Floatin' On Your Love . Summer Breeze (1990) . Back…

Isley Brothers release their sixth album : ‘It’s Our Thing’ (1969)

Isley Brothers' 'It's Our Thing' is their sixth album released on February 16, 1969 by T-Neck.Track Listing : 1.I Know Who You Been Socking It To (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 02:44 . 2.Somebody Been Messin' (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 02:39 . 3.Save Me (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 03:32 . 4.I Must Be Losing My Touch (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 02:03 . 5.Feel Like The World (O'Kelly…

The Isley Brothers release their twelfth album : ‘Live It Up’ (1974)

The Isley Brothers' 'Live It Up' is their twelfth album, released on August 20, 1974 by T-Neck Records.Track Listing : 1.Live It Up (Part 1 & 2) (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) - 06:14 . 2.Brown Eyed Girl (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) - 04:14 . 3.Need A Little Taste Of Love (Rudolph…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 21/52

Vanessa Paradis & Lenny Kravitz, Dee Dee Bridgewater & Mike Hucknall, Ronald Isley & Burt Bacharach, Haley Reinhart & Tony Bennett, Oleta Adams & Tears For Fears, Little Steven and The Disciples Of Soul & Bruce Springsteen, Noel Gallagher & Paul Weller, George Harrison & Bob Dylan, Jewel & Beyonce, Rihanna & Britney Spears, Madonna & Stevie Wonder, Marc…

This week In Male Balladeers 21/52

Marvin Gaye, Desmond Dekker, Levon Helm, Lenny Kravitz, Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller , Morrissey, Bob Dylan, Gil Scott Heron, Thom Yorke, David Crosby, James Blake, Ronald Isley

Singing With Aretha Franklin

Dennis Edwards & Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues Brothers , Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Michael Mcdonald, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Keith Richards & Whoopi Goldberg

Rod Stewart releases his sixth album : ‘Atlantic Crossing’ featuring ‘Sailing’ (1975)

Rod Stewart's 'Atlantic Crossing' is his sixth album produced by Tom Dowd and released on August 15 1975 by Riva / Warner Bros..1 . Three Time Loser (Melbourne, 1977) 2 . Three Time Loser 3 . I Don't Want To Talk About It (Royal Albert Hall) 4 . I Don't Want To Talk About It (Official Video) 5 . This Old Heart Of Mine (1989, w/ Ronald Isley) 6 . This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) (Tauron…

Epic publish Stevie Ray Vaughan’s debut album : ‘Texas Flood’ (1983)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's ‘Texas Flood' is his debut album recorded with Double Trouble and released on June 13, 1983 by Epic.1 . Love struck baby / Rude mood (3/25/87) 2 . Love Struck Baby 3 . Testify (Japan) 4 . Rude Mood (87 daytona beach= 5 . Dirty Pool 6 . Dirty Pool (Montreux 1982) Track Listing : 1.Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 02:24 . 2.Pride And Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 03:40 .…

Arista release Whitney Houston’s second album : ‘Whitney’ featuring ‘ I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (1987)

Whitney Houston's ‘Whitney' feat. ' I Wanna Dance With Somebody' is her second studio album released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records.1 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Official Video) 2 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody 3 . Love Will Save The Day 4 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Official Video) 5 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Nelson Mandella Freedom Fest, 1988) 6 . So Emotional (Japan) 7 . So…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 05/12

Barbra Streisand, Jackie Wilson, Sonny & Cher, Jimi Hendrix, The Isley Brothers, Judy Collins, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Small Faces, The Byrds, Bob Dylan, Lonnie Donegan

This week In Soul Artists 21/52

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Soul II Soul, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Minnie Riperton, Jackie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye

Happy Birthday Burt Bacharach. ‘Anyone Who Has A Burt’

This day (May 12, 1928), in Kansas City, Missouri, is born Burt Bacharach, an American pianist, composer and music producer. Digest Tracklist : That's What Friends Are For (Glastonbury 2015) . Walk On By & A Little Prayer (2009) . Any Day Now (2008) . w/ Adele - Baby It'S You (2008) . w/ Rufus Wainwright - Kentucky bluebird (2005) . w/ Ronald Isley - Alfie (2004) . w/ Dionne Warwick -…

Santana Records release ‘Santana IV,’ featuring a reunion of the almost complete Woodstock line-up (2016)

Santana's 'Santana IV' is their twenty-third studio album (reuniting the almost entire Woodstock lineup) released on April 15, 2016 by Santana Records.Track Listing : 1.Yambu (Karl Perazzo, Carlos Santana) - 03:26 . 2.Shake It (Michael Carabello, Karl Perazzo, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon) - 04:44 . 3.Anywhere You Want To Go (Gregg Rolie) - 05:04 . 4.Fillmore East (Michael Carabello, Karl Perazzo,…

Kendrick Lamar releases his third album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ featuring ‘Alright’ and ‘These Walls’ (2015)

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' is his third studio album featuring 'Alright' and 'These Walls' and released by Top Dawg Entertainment on March 15, 2015.Track Listing : 1.Wesley'S Theory (Kendrick Duckworth, George Clinton, Steven Ellison, Ronald Colson, Stephen Bruner, Boris Gardiner) - 04:47 . . 2.For Free? (Kendrick Duckworth, Terrace Martin, Rose Mckinney) - 02:10 . 3.King Kunta…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°251 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Chaka Khan, Deni Hines, SWV, Funkdoobiest, Adina Howard, Horace Brown, Jay-Z, Alfonzo Hunter, Gabrielle, Ja Rule, Az Yet, R. KellyThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (09/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more Hip-Hop . Soul . Vintage 90s…

Thundercat releases ‘Drunk’ featuring Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa & Pharrell as guests (2017)

Thundercat's 'Drunk' is his third studio album featuring Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa & Pharrell a guests and released on February 24, 2017 by Brainfeeder.Track Listing : 1.Rabbot Ho (Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm) - 00:38 . 2.Captain Stupido (Stephen Bruner, Steve Ellison) - 01:41 . 3.Uh Uh (Stephen Bruner, Zack Sekoff) - 02:16 . 4.Bus In These Streets (Stephen…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 02/52

Muddy Waters . The Rolling Stones, Taj Mahal . Gregg Allman, Willie Nelson . Wynton Marsalis, Joan Baez . John Denver, Lulu . Maurice Gibb, Dave Matthews . Tim Reynolds, Rod Stewart . Ronald Isley, Mary J. Blige . Eric Clapton, David Bowie . Damon Albarn, Carly Simon . James Taylor, Melanie . & Natalie Appleton, Foo Fighters, Slash . Tenacious DThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected…

Happy Birthday Rod Stewart. ‘In Good Face’

This day (January 10, 1945), in Highgate, London, England, is born James Patrick 'Rod' Stewart, a British rock singer, first the frontman for The Faces, then a solo artist.Tracklist : At the Richmond-On-Thames Jazz Festival (1965) . Gasoline Alley (w/ The Faces, 1970) . I'm Losing You (w/ The Faces, 1971) . You Wear It Well (w/ The Faces, TOTP2 1972) . Oh! No Not My Baby(TOTP, 1973) . Farewell…

Whitney Houston releases her fifth album : ‘Just Whitney’ featuring ‘Whatchulookinat’ and ‘Try It on My Own’ (2002)

Whitney Houston's 'Just Whitney...' is her fifth (and her first in four years) studio album released on December 10, 2002 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.One Of Those Days (Kevin She'Kspere Briggs, O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper, Dwight Reynolds, Patrice Stewart) - 04:10 . 2.Tell Me No (Babyface, Kandi Burruss, Holly Lamar, Annie…

The Avalanches release “Since I Left You,” their debut album in Australia (2000)

The Avalanches' "Since I Left You" is their debut studio album produced by group members Robbie Chater and Darren Seltmann and released on November 27, 2000 by Modular Recordings.Track Listing : 1.Since I Left You (Robbie Chater, Tony Di Blasi, Gordon Mcquilten, Darren Seltmann, Edward Drennen, Jeanne Salo, Jimmy Webb) - 04:22 . 2.Stay Another Season (Robbie Chater, Tony Di Blasi, Gordon…

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

Nas' 'Nastradamus' is his fourth studio album released on November 23, 1999 by Columbia Records.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 Brown) - 04:11 . . 4.Some Of Us Have Angels (Nasir Jones, Damon Blackmon) - 04:15 .…

This week In Soul Artists 45/52

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic, The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, . Tribe Called Quest. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 324 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

Alicia Keys releases her first live album recorded by MTV : ‘Unplugged’ (2005)

Alicia Keys' 'Unplugged' is her first live (recorded by MTV) album released on October 7, 2005 by J Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro Alicia'S Prayer (Traditional) - 01:11 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 02:10 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) - 03:03 . 4.A Woman'S Worth (Alicia Keys, Erika Rose, Ernie Isley,…

Stevie Ray Vaughan records ‘Live at Carnegie Hall,’ a live album with Double Trouble (1997)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Live at Carnegie Hall' is a live album recorded on October 4, 1984 with Double Trouble and released on July 29, 1997 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Ken Dashow, John Hammond) - 02:09 . 2.Scuttle Buttin' (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 2:43 . 3.Testify (Ronald Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley) - 05:20 . 4.Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 03:05 . 5.Honey Bee (Stevie Ray…

Jay-Z releases his third album : ‘Vol 2 … Hard Knock Life’ (1998)

Jay-Z's 'Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life' is his third studio album released on September 29, 1998 by Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam Track Listing : 1.Intro (Shawn Carter, Christopher Martin, Malik Cox) - 02:56 . . 2.Hard Knock Life (Shawn Carter, Mark James, Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin) - 03:58 . . 3.If I Should Die (Shawn Carter, Kasseem Dean, Malcolm Byer, Nigel Leguerre) - 04:55 . 4.Ride Or Die…

Joss Stone releases her debut album : ‘The Soul Sessions’ featuring ‘Super Duper Love’ (2003)

Joss Stone's 'The Soul Sessions' is her debut album released on September 16, 2003 by Relentless.Track listing : 1.The Chokin' Kind (Harlan Howard) - 03:35 . 2.Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me?) Pt. 1 (Willie Garner) - 04:20 . 3.Fell in Love with a Boy (Jack White) - 03:38 . 4.Victim of a Foolish Heart (Charles Buckins, George Jackson) - 05:31 . 5.Dirty Man (Bobby Miller) - 02:59 . 6.Some…

Bad Boy Records publish The Notorious B.I.G.’s first album : ‘Ready To Die’ (1994)

The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die' is his debut studio album produced by Sean 'Puffy' Combs among others and released on September 13, 1994, by Bad Boy / Arista RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs) - 03:24 . . 2.Things Done Changed (Christopher Wallace, Dominic Owen, Kevin Scott) - 03:58 . . 3.Gimme The Loot (Christopher Wallace, Osten Harvey) - 05:04 . .…

Aaliyah releases her second album : ‘One in a Million’ featuring ‘If Your Girl Only Knew’ and ‘The One I Gave My Heart To’ (1996)

Aaliyah's 'One in a Million' is her second studio album released on August 27, 1996 by Blackground, Atlantic.Track listing : 1.Beats 4 da Streets (Intro) (Missy Elliott, Timbaland) - 02:10 . 2.Hot Like Fire (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) - 04:23 . 3.One in a Million (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) - 04:30 . 4.A Girl Like You (Kay-Gee & Darren Lighty) - 04:23 . 5.If Your Girl Only Knew (Timbaland,…

Warner Bros. publish Fourplay’s second album : ‘Between the Sheets’ (1993)

Fourplay's 'Between the Sheets' is their second album released on August 17, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . Chant 2 . Chant (Cape Town) 3 . Monterey Intro 4 . Between The Sheets (w/ Chaka Khan) Track listing : 1.Chant (Bob James) - 06:24 . 2.Monterey (Lee Ritenour) - 06:12 . 3.Between the Sheets (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 06:45 . 4.Li'l…

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Digest Tracklist : You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) . Nessun Dorma (1998) . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J. Blige - Essence Awards . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times . Do right woman do right man (1988) .…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°148 – New Music Videos

NEZ, Spice, Iggy Azalea, Benny Benassi . Bloom Twins, Bree Runway, Breaking Beattz, Gorillowz, The Isley Brothers, Camilo, Queen Biz, Major Lazer, 1788~L, Jasmine Sandlas They are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide dance tunes that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . NEZ . To…

Joss Stone releases her sixth album : ‘The Soul Sessions Vol. 2’ featuring eleven cover versions (2012)

Joss Stone's 'The Soul Sessions Vol. 2' is her sixth studio album featuring eleven cover versions and released on July 16, 2012 by Stone'D / S-Curve Records.1 . I Got the Blues 2 . (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People (Citibank Hall RJ) 3 . While You're Out Looking For Sugar (AOL Sessions) 4 . While You're Out Looking For Sugar 5 . Sideway Shuffle (São Paulo, 2012) 6 . Teardrops (AOL…