We remember Ruth Brown. ‘Queen Ruth n’ Blues’

This day (November 17, 2006), in Henderson, Nevada, died Ruth Brown, an American singer also known as Queen of R&B.Digest Tracklist : w/ B.B.King - Ain't Nobody's Business (1993) . w/ Bonnie Raitt – Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean (1993) . Snap Your Finger (1991) . Teardrops From My Eyes (1989) . Body And Soul . 5 10 15 hours (1983) . If I Can't Sell It, I'll Sit On It (1973) . It's…

We remember Don Pullen. ‘Ode To Don’

This day (April 22, 1995), in Los Angeles, California,, died Don Pullen, an American jazz pianist and organist.Digest Tracklist : w/ The African-Brazilian Connection - El Matador (1992) . Jam Session / Autumn Leaves (1988) . Reincarnated . w/ George Adams Quartet - Song From The Old Country (1987) . w/ George Adams - City Gates (1984) . Interviewed by Ramsey Lewis + Ode to life . w/ George…

This week In Soul Artists 46/52

Earth, Wind and Fire, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Missy Elliott, Chaka Khan, Maze, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Ruth Brown, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Irma Thomas, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 380 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Earth, Wind and Fire - Let's Groove Lifted from : Earth, Wind &…

Covers By Katie Melua

Katie Melua, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has covered quite a few songs while singing on the whole world concert and TV stages. Some songs have landed on her albums, some not. We have selected twelve of them. They are Heartbreak Hotel (Elvis Presley), Blowing In The Wind (Bob Dylan), 5 10 15 Hours (Ruth Brown), Blues In The Night (Dinah Shore et al), I Put A Spell On You…

Singing (and playing) With B.B. King

B.B. King who would have turned 96 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers and guitar players. We have selected twelve of them. They are Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Ray Charles, U2, Ruth Brown, Richie Sambora, Gary Moore, Tracy Chapman, David Gilmour, Luciano Pavarotti, Gladys Knight, Jerry Reed Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Buddy Guy - Stay Around A…

Daddy It’s Warm Inside

From 'Warm December' to 'You Got To Feed The Fire' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz Ladies' tunes around the theme of 'Warmth, Fire and "Daddies"'. It has Eliane Elias, Patricia Barber, Melody Gardot, Julie London and many more.

Word Music

From 'Palavra De Mulher' to 'Há Palavras Que Nos Beijam' , we have mixed 18 'Latin mixed with Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Words, Palabras, Palavras'. It has Mariza, Billie Holiday, Dalva De Oliveira, Begona Bang-Matu and many more.

She Asks

From 'What Kind Of Fool Am I' to 'Why must your love well be so dry' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Questions Women Ask'. "She Asks" has Sarah Vaughan, Abbey Lincoln, Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline and many more.

Filles A Papa

From 'Don't Leave Me, Daddy' to 'Long Daddy Green' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Girls and their Dadies'. "Filles A Papa" has Dinah Shore , Dinah Washington, Eva Ayllon, Marylin Scott and many more.

Boys Get The Blues, Girls Too

From 'Blues Boy s Tone' to 'Little Girl Won't Quit', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Boys & Girls'. It has Johnnie Taylor, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Minnie, John Primer and many more.

(Wo)Mentalist

From 'Deep in a dream' to 'Don't Let Me Lose This Dream' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Women's Psyche'. "(Wo)Mentalist" has Victoria Spivey, Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto , Sarah Vaughan and many more.

Hole Lotta Love (Tiger’s Comp)

From 'Babes In The Woods' to 'No Quiero Swing' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & Various Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Golf and Tiger Woods'. It has Connie Evingson, Ella Fitzgerald, Korn Kobblers, Mary Lou Williams and many more.

We Remember Gregg Allman

May 27, 2017 - Mr.Gregory Lenoir Allman simply known as Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter and musician, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Allman Brothers Band' s 'Eat a Peach' is their third studio album (the last with Duane Allman) produced by Tom Dowd and released on February 12, 1972 >> Allman Brothers Band 's 'Brothers and…

Virgin publish Soul II Soul ‘s ‘Vol. II : A New Decade’ (1990)

Soul II Soul's 'Vol. II: 1990 – A New Decade' is an album released on May 21, 1990 by Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Get A Life (Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne) - 03:42 . 2.Love Come Through (Trevor Beresford Romeo, Michael Mcevoy, Lamya Almugheira) - 04:30 . 3.People (Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne) - 04:55 . 4.Missing You (Trevor Beresford Romeo, Simon Law, Kym…

Ben Harper releases ‘Give Till It’s Gone,’ his tenth album (2011)

Ben Harper's 'Give Till It's Gone' is his tenth (and first in five years) studio album released on May 17, 2011 by Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Give Up On Me Now (Ben Harper, Jason Mozersky) - 03:32 . 2.I Will Not Be Broken (Ben Harper, Jason Mozersky) - 05:04 . 3.Rock N' Roll Is Free (Ben Harper) - 04:21 . 4.Feel Love (Ben Harper, Jason Mozersky) - 03:46 . 5.Clearly Severely (Ben Harper, Jason…

The Divine Comedy release ‘Casanova,’ their fourth album (1996)

The Divine Comedy's 'Casanova' is their fourth studio album produced by frontman Neil Hannon along Darren Allison and released on April 29, 1996 by SetantTrack Listing : 1.Something For The Weekend (Neil Hannon) - 04:19 . 2.Becoming More Like Alfie (Neil Hannon) - 02:59 . 3.Middle-Class Heroes (Neil Hannon) - 05:26 . 4.In & Out Of Paris & London (Neil Hannon) - 03:27 . 5.Charge (Neil…

Bizarre publish ‘Uncle Meat’ by The Mothers of Invention produced by Frank Zappa (1969)

The Mothers of Invention's 'Uncle Meat' is their fifth studio album produced by Frank Zappa and released on April 21, 1969 as a double album by Bizarre/Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme (Frank Zappa) - 01:54 . 2.The Voice Of Cheese (Frank Zappa) - 00:27 . 3.Nine Types Of Industrial Pollution (Frank Zappa) - 05:56 . 4.Zolar Czakl (Frank Zappa) - 00:57 . 5.Dog Breath, In The…

Motown publish ‘Together’ by Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells, their only album (1964)

'Together' by Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells is their only studio album released on April 15, 1964 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.Once Upon A Time (Barney Ales, Dave Hamilton, Clarence Paul, William Mickey Stevenson) - 02:32 . 2.'Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) - 03.00 . 3.Until I Met You (Freddie Green, Don Wolf) - 03:26 . 4.Together (Buddy G. Desylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) - 02:49 . 5.(I…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe 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. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 09/52

Patti Smith , Rickie Lee Jones, James Taylor, Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith, The Guess Who, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Soft Machine, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 354 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Patti Smith - Because The Night Lifted from : atti Smith releases…

Kanye West releases his seventh album : ‘The Life of Pablo’ featuring ‘Famous,’ ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ and ‘Fade’ (2016)

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' is his seventh studio album released on February 14, 2016 by Good.Track Listing : 1.Ultralight Beam (Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Sam Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West, Cydel Young) - 05:21 . 2.Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1 (Pastor T.L. Barrett, Chancelor…

Stones Throw publish ‘Donuts,’ J Dilla’s second album (2006)

J Dilla's 'Donuts' is his second (and final during his lifetime) studio album released on February 7, 2006 by Stones Throw Records.Track Listing : 1.Donuts (Outro) (J Dilla) - 00:11 . . 2.Workinonit (J Dilla) - 02:57 . 3.Waves (J Dilla) - 01:38 . . 4.Light My Fire (J Dilla) - 00:35 . . 5.The New (J Dilla) - 00:49 . . 6.Stop (J Dilla) - 01:39 . . 7.People (J Dilla) - 01:24 . . 8.The…

EMI publish Corinne Bailey Rae’s second album : ‘The Sea’ (2010)

Corinne Bailey Rae's 'The Sea' is her second studio album released on January 20, 2010 by EMI, Track Listing : 1.Are You Here (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 04:13 . 2.I'D Do It All Again (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 03:08 . 3.Feels Like The First Time (Corinne Bailey Rae, Steve Brown) - 03:13 . 4.The Blackest Lily (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 03:38 . 5.Closer (Corinne Bailey Rae) - 04:17 . 6.Love'S On Its Way…

We remember Gerry Mulligan. ‘Baritone And Gerry’

This day (January 20, 1996), in Darien, Connecticut, died Gerry Mulligan, an American jazz baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : Satin Doll (1987) . North Atlantic Run (1981) . Out Back Of The Barn (1980) . w/ Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1975) . w/ Dave Brubeck - Lullaby To Mexico (1969) . As Catch Can (1958) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - Walking Shoes…

Happy Birthday Jimmy Page. ‘Master Riffer’

This day (January 9, 1944), in Heston, Middlesex, England, is born James Patrick 'Jimmy' Page, an English guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin.Tracklist : Young Age! . Blow-Up Movie (w/ the Yardbirds, 1967) . Heart Full of Soul (w/ the Yardbirds, 1968) . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) . Live at Madison Square Garden (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1973) . Whole Lotta Love (w/ Led Zeppelin,…

We remember Bob Brookmeyer. ‘Big Band Man’

This day (December 15, 2011), in New London, New Hampshire,, died Bob Brookmeyeran American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Moonlight in Vermont . w/ Jim Hall . w/ The Clark Terry Quintet (1965) . w/ Gerry Mulligan - Walking Shoes (1956) . Tracklist : A Felicidade . Misty . Skylark . Jive Hoot . Sometime Ago . I've Grown Accustomed To Her…

We remember Frank Zappa. ‘No End To Invention’

This day ( December 4, 1993), in  Los Angeles, California, died Frank Zappa, an American composer, singer-songwriter, electric guitarist, record producer and film director.Tracklist : w/ Ensemble Modern - The Yellow Shark (1992) . My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama . w/ Steve Vai - Stevie'S Spanking . The Decline Of The Music Business . w/ Pierre Bouez - On Frank Zappa . Baby Snakes (Munich, 1978)…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s eighth album : ‘All n All’ featuring ‘Serpentine Fire’ and ‘Fantasy’ (1977)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'All n All' feat. 'Serpentine Fire' & 'Fantasy' is their eighth (and most well known) studio album released on November 21, 1977 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Serpentine Fire (Maurice White, Verdine White, Reginald Sonny Burke) - 03:51 . 2.Fantasy (Maurice White, Verdine White, Eduardo Delbarrio) - 04:38 . 3.In The Marketplace (Interlude) (Maurice White) - 00:43 .…

Adele releases ’25,’ her third album featuring ‘Hello,’ ‘When We Were Young’ and ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’ (2015)

Adele's '25' feat. 'Hello' is her third studio album released (after a four years hiatus) on November 20 , 2015.Track Listing : 1.Hello (Adele Adkins, Greg Kurstin) - 04:55 . 2.Send My Love (To Your New Lover) (Adele Adkins, Max Martin, Shellback) - 03:43 . 3.I Miss You (Adele Adkins, Paul Epworth) - 05:48 . 4.When We Were Young (Adele Adkins, Tobias Jesso, Jr.) - 04:50 . 5.Remedy (Adele Adkins,…

The The release their second album : ‘Infected’ (1986)

The The's 'Infected' is their second studio album produced by Warne Livesey, Matt Johnson, Roli Mosimann & Gary Langan and released on November 17, 1986 by Some Bizzare / EpicTrack Listing : 1.Infected (Matt Johnson) - 04:49 . 2.Out Of The Blue (Into The Fire) (Matt Johnson) - 05:10 . 3.Heartland (Matt Johnson) - 05:01 . 4.Angels Of Deception (Matt Johnson) - 04:37 . 5.Sweet Bird Of Truth…

Elvis Presley releases his sixteenth album : ‘Girls! Girls! Girls!’ featuring the OST to the eponymous film (1962)

Elvis Presley's 'Girls! Girls! Girls!' is his sixteenth album featuring the OST to the eponymous film and released on November 9, 1962 by RCA Victor Records in mono and stereo.Track Listing : 1.Girls! Girls! Girls! (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:34 . 2.I Don'T Wanna Be Tied (Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye) - 02:08 . 3.Where Do You Come From (Ruth Bachelor, Bob Roberts) - 02:08 . 4.I…

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…

Barking Pumpkin publish ‘The Yellow Shark,’ an album of orchestral music composed by Frank Zappa and performed by the Ensemble Modern (1993)

Frank Zappa's 'The Yellow Shark' is an album of orchestral music composed by Zappa, performed by the Ensemble Modern and released on November 2, 1993 by Barking Pumpkin.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Frank Zappa) - 01:43 . 2.Dog Breath Variations (Frank Zappa) - 02:07 . 3.Uncle Meat (Frank Zappa) - 03:24 . 4.Outrage At Valdez (Frank Zappa) - 03:27 . 5.Times Beach Ii (Frank Zappa) - 07:31 . 6.Iii Revised…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1965)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella at Duke's Place' is a studio album recorded on October 18,19,20, 1965, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1965 By Verve.Track Listing : 1.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:35 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Aka Passion) (Billy Strayhorn) – 05:00 . 3.Passion Flower (Billy Strayhorn) – 04:39 . 4.I Like The Sunrise (Duke…

Bon Iver release their third album : ’22, A Million’ (2016)

Bon Iver's '22, A Million' is their third studio album produced by band leader Justin Vernon plus April Base and Chris Messina and released on September 30, 2016 by JagjaguwarTrack Listing : 1.22 (Justin Vernon) - 02:48 . . 2.10 D E A T H B R E A S T ⚄ ⚄ (Justin Vernon, Ben Lester, Bj Burton) - 02:24 . . 3.715 - Cr∑∑Ks (Justin Vernon) - 02:12 . 4.33 "God" (Justin Vernon) - 03:33 . . 5.29…

Hiromi Uehara records her debut album : ‘Another Mind’ for Telarc Jazz (2002)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Another Mind' is her debut album recorded between September 16 and 18, 2002 and released on April 22, 2003 by Telarc Jazz.Track listing : 1.XYZ (Hiromi Uehara) - 05:37 . 2.Double Personality (Hiromi Uehara) - 11:57 . 3.Summer Rain (Hiromi Uehara) - 06:07 . 4.Joy (Hiromi Uehara) - 08:29 . 5.010101 (Hiromi Uehara) - 0Binary System) - (Hiromi Uehara) - 08:23 . 6.Truth and Lies…

Def Jam publish LL Cool J’s fourth album : ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ featuring ‘Around the Way Girl’ (1990)

LL Cool J's 'Mama Said Knock You Out' is his fourth studio album produced mostly by Marley Marl and released on September 14, 1990 by Def Jam.Track Listing : 1.The Boomin' System (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 03:41 . . 2.Around The Way Girl (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 04:07 . . 3.Eat 'Em Up, L Chill (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 04:37 .…

Motown publish The Jackson 5’s eighth album : ‘Dancing Machine’ (1974)

The Jackson 5's 'Dancing Machine' is their eighth studio album released on September 5, 1974 by Motown. Track listing : . 1.I Am Love (Don Fenceton, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson, Ron Rancifer) - 07:29 . 2.Whatever You Got, I Want (Gene Marcellino, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson) - 02:58 . 3.She's a Rhythm Child (Clarence Drayton, Hal Davis, Ruth Talmage) - 02:39 . 4.Dancing Machine (Don Fletcher,…

Manic Street Preachers release their third album (the last before Richey Edwards’ disappearance) : ‘The Holy Bible’ (1994)

Manic Street Preachers' 'The Holy Bible' is their third studio album (the last before the disappearance of Richey Edwards), co-produced with Steve Brown and released on August 30, 1994 by EpicTrack Listing : 1.Yes (Richey Edwards, Nicky Wire, James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore) - 04:59 . 2.Ifwhiteamericatoldthetruthforonedayit'Sworldwouldfallapart (Richey Edwards, Nicky Wire, James Dean Bradfield,…

Happy Birthday Madonna. ‘La Donna’

This day (August 16, 1958), in Bay City, Michigan is born Madonna Louise Ciccone simply known as Madonna, American singer, songwriter and actressDigest Tracklist : Dancin' On Air (1982) . Holiday (Germany, 1983) . Borderline (1984) . La Isla Bonita (1986) . Into The Groove (1988) . Like A Prayer (Pepsi Commercial, 1989) . Vogue (MTV Awards, 1990) . Sooner Or Later (63rd Academy Awards, 1991) .…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A's 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By Funkadelic; "West Coast Poplock" By Ronnie Hudson And The Street People; "Get Me Back On Time,…