As we wish today a Happy Birthday To Simon Le Bon, the time is perfect for a ‘Duran Duran at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer Simon Le Bon a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Duran Duran CREDITSPhoto : Eva RinaldiAudio : Hungry Like the Wolf . Ordinary World . Girls on Film . Come Undone . Rio . The Reflex . A View to a Kill . Save A Prayer . Notorious . Planet Earth . Video : Save A Prayer . The Wild Boys . The Reflex . Girl Panic! . Come Undone .…

Rufus Wainwright releases ‘Want One,’ his third album (2003)

Rufus Wainwright's 'Want One' is his third studio album produced by Marius de Vries and released on September 23, 2003 by DreamWorks1 . Oh What A World 2 . Oh What A World (w/ Royal Philharmonic, White Rock Theatre, Hastings) 3 . I Don't Know What It Is 4 . I Don't Know What It Is 5 . Pretty Things 6 . Go Or Go Ahead' 7 . Go Or Go Ahead 8 . Vibrate 9 . Vibrate (The Filmore) 10 . 14th Street 11 .…

John Legend and The Roots release a collaborative album : ‘Wake Up!’ (2010)

'Wake Up!' by John Legend & The Roots is a collaborative studio album released on September 21, 2010 by GOOD, Columbia.1 . Hard Times (Studio) 2 . Compared To What (Studio) 3 . Wake Up Everybody (w/ Melanie Fiona, Common, Official Video) ) 4 . Wake Up Everybody (Brooklyn) 5 . Little Ghetto Boy (Studio) 6 . Little Ghetto Boy 7 . I Can't Write Left Handed (Live) 8 . I Wish I Knew How It Would…

Joss Stone releases her second album : ‘Mind Body & Soul’ featuring ‘You Had Me’ (2004)

Joss Stone's 'Mind Body & Soul' is her second studio album released on September 15, 2004 by Relentless.1 . Right To Be Wrong (SWU Music And Arts Festival, Brazil, 2010) 2 . Jet Lag (São Paulo, 2012) 3 . Jet Lag (Jakarta, Java Jazz Festival, 01-03-2013) 4 . You Had Me 5 . Spoiled 6 . Don't Cha Wanna Ride 7 . Don't Cha Wanna Ride (Rio, 13 Jun 08) 8 . Less Is More (Paradiso Amsterdam ) 9 . Torn…

Jamiroquai release their third album : ‘Travelling Without Moving’ featuring ‘Virtual Insanity’ (1996)

Jamiroquai's 'Travelling Without Moving' is their third studio album released on September 9, 1996 by Sony Soho Square.1 . Virtual Insanity (Official Video) 2 . Cosmic Girl 3 . Use The Force (BBC "Electric Proms 06") 4 . Alright (Montreux, 2003) 5 . High Times 6 . Cosmic Girl 7 . Alright (Argentina, 1997) 8 . Travelling Without Moving (BBC Electric Proms, 2006) Track listing : 1.Virtual…

Elektra Nonesuch publish Bill Frisell’s twenty second album : ‘Unspeakable’ (2004)

Bill Frisell's 'Unspeakable' is his twenty second album released on August 24, 2004 by Elektra Nonesuch.1 . 1968 Track Listing : 1.1968 (Bill Frisell) - 04:35 . 2.White Fang (Bill Frisell, Hal Willner) - 05:39 . 3.Sundust (Hal Willner) - 02:36 . 4.Del Close (Bill Frisell, Eric Liljestrand, Hal Willner) - 05:03 . 5.Gregory C. (Bill Frisell, Hal Willner) - 05:38 . 6.Stringbean (Bill Frisell, Eric…

The Manhattan Transfer release ‘Coming Out’ featuring ‘Chanson d’Amour’ (1976)

The Manhattan Transfer's 'Coming Out' feat. 'Chanson d'Amour' is their third album released on August 19, 1976 by Atlantic.1 . Don't Let Gomanhattan Transfer 2 . Chanson D'Amour 3 . Chanson D`Amour 4 . Scotch And Soda (w/ Laurel Massé, 1977) 5 . Poinciana (w/ Laurel Massé) Track Listing : 1.Don'T Let Go (Jesse Stone) - 02:45 . 2.Zindy Lou (Johnny Moore, Eddie Smith) - 02:50 . 3.Chanson D'Amour…

Eric Clapton records ‘One More Car, One More Rider,’ live at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (2001)

Eric Clapton's 'One More Car, One More Rider' is a double live album recorded on August 18 & 19, 2001 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and released on November 5, 2002 by Duck / Reprise.1 . Reptile (Official Live Video) 2 . Got You On My Mind (2001, Japan) 3 . Tears In Heaven 4 . Change The World (Live) 5 . My Father's Eyes (Official Video) 6 . Goin' Down Slow (Budokan; 1997) 7 . She's…

Paul Simon releases his seventh album : ‘Graceland’ featuring ‘You Can Call Me Al’ and ‘The Boy in the Bubble’ (1986)

Paul Simon's 'Graceland' is his seventh studio album released on August 12, 1986 by Warner Bros.1 . The Boy In The Bubble 2 . The Story Of Graceland 3 . Paul Simon Explains Why The Titlesong Graceland Is His Favorite 4 . Gumboots (Itunes Festival) 5 . Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes 6 . Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes (w/ Ladysmith Black Mambazo - ") 7 . You Can Call Me Al (Official Video)…

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook’ (1960)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook' is an album recorded between August 1, 1960 and January 14, 1961 with conductor Billy May and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 07:14 . 2.Let'S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 04:05 . 3.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 05:17 . 4.Between The Devil And The Deep…

GRP release George Benson’s ‘That’s Right,’ an album produced by Tommy Lipuma (1996)

George Benson's 'That's Right' is an album released produced by Tommy Lipuma and on July 30, 1996 by Grp .Track Listing : 1.That'S Right (Ron Smith, Michael White) - 05:02 . 2.The Thinker (Gary Haase, Bob Ward) - 05:37 . 3.Marvin Said (George Benson) - 05:20 . 4.True Blue (Adam Gus Falcon, Trevor Gale) - 05:06 . 5.Holdin' On (Gary Brown) - 05:32 . 6.Song For My Brother (Paul Peterson) - 04:16 .…

Joe Satriani releases his fourth album : ‘The Extremist’ (1992)

Joe Satriani's 'The Extremist' is his fourth (and one of his most popular) studio album released on July 21, 1992 by Relativity.1 . Friends (Santiago) 2 . The Extremist (Official Video) 3 . Cryin (Paris) 4 . Friends (Namm, 2005) 5 . Cryin (Liverpool Philarmonic, 10 06 2013) 6 . Summer Song (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Friends (Joe Satrianiandy Johns) - 03:29 . 2.The Extremist (Joe…

CBS release Paul Young’s debut solo album : ‘No Parlez’ featuring ‘Come Back and Stay’ and ‘Love of the Common People’ (1983)

Paul Young's 'No Parlez' is the debut solo album produced Laurie Latham and released on July 18, 1983 by CBS. 1 . Come Back and Stay (Official Video) 2 . Come Back and Stay (Top Of The Pops, 08/09/1983) 3 . Love Will Tear Us Apart (The Tube, 1983) 4 . Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) 5 . Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) (Top Of The Pops, 21/07/1983) 6 . No Parlez (BBC1, Monday 4th May…

Verve record ‘Dizzy Gillespie at Newport’ with a big band (1957)

'Dizzy Gillespie at Newport' is a live album recorded with a big band on July 6, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Dizzy'S Blues (Ahmad Kharab Salim) - 11:51 . 2.School Days (Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards) - 05:47 . 3.Doodlin' (Horace Silver) - 07:56 . 4.Manteca (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 07:11 . 5.I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) - 04:48 . 6.Cool Breeze…

Bizarre/Reprise release Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Waka Jawaka’ (1972)

Frank Zappa's 'Waka Jawaka' is an album released on July 5, 1972 by Bizarre/Reprise.1 . Big Swifty (1/2, 1988, Stockholm) 2 . Big Swifty (2/2, 1988, Stockholm) Track Listing : 1.Big Swifty (Frank Zappa) - 17:22 . 2.Your Mouth (Frank Zappa) - 03:12 . 3.It Just Might Be A One-Shot Deal (Frank Zappa) - 04:16 . 4.Waka/Jawaka (Frank Zappa) - 11:18 Cal SchenkelALSO READ @ FacebookLambiek…

Donny Hathaway releases his debut album : ‘Everything Is Everything’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (1970)

Donny Hathaway's 'Everything Is Everything' is his first studio album released on July 1, 1970 by Atco.Track Listing : 1.Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) (Richard Evans, Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch) - 03:28 . 2.Je Vous Aime (I Love You) (Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Edward Kennedy) - 03:31 . 3.I Believe To My Soul (Ray Charles) - 03:51 . 4.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 03:38 .…

Madonna releases ‘True Blue,’ her third album featuring ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ and ‘La Isla Bonita’ (1986)

Madonna's 'True Blue' feat. 'Papa Don't Preach' is her third studio album, released on June 30, 1986 by Sire. 1 . Papa Don't Preach (Official Video) 2 . Open Your Heart (Official Video) 3 . Blonde Ambition Tour 4 . White Heat (Who's That Girl Tour) 5 . White Heat 6 . Live To Tell (Official Video) 7 . Live To Tell (Confessions Tour) 8 . Live to Tell (Turin 1987, Dutch TV) 9 . Where's The Party…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Steve Vai releases ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II,’ an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands (2007)

Steve Vai's 'Sound Theories vol. I & II' is an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands and released on June 26, 2007 by Epic / Red Ink.1 . Kill The Guy With The Ball...The God Eaters 2 . The Murder 3 . Gentle Ways 4 . Answers (Hammersmith Apollo London England 02 Dec 2012) 5 . Salamanders in the Sun (Acoustic, Best Buy Theater, New York, 9/11/12) 6 . Liberty (w/ Brian May,…

We remember John Lee Hooker. ‘Boom Boom Hooker’

This day (June 21, 2001), in Los Altos, California, died John Lee Hooker, an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Boom Boom (1966) 2 . w/ Robert Cray - Mr Lucky 3 . w/ Carlos Santana — Things Gonna Change 4 . w/ Ry Cooder (1992) 5 . w/ Bonnie Raitt - I'M In The Mood (1991) 6 . w/ Eric Clapton & The Rolling Stones – Boogie Chillen (1989) 7 . Baby Lee 8 . We'Re Gonna…

Roberta Flack releases her debut album : ‘First Take’ featuring ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’ (1969)

Roberta Flack's 'First Take' feat. 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' is her debut album produced By Joel Dorn and released on June 20, 1969 by Atlantic.1 . The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Track Listing : 1.Compared To What (Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:16 . 2.Angelitos Negros (Andrés Eloy Blanco, Manuel Alvarez Maciste) - 06:56 . 3.Our Ages Or Our Hearts (Robert Ayers, Donny Hathaway) - 06:09 .…

Spiritualized release their third album : ‘Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space’ (2014)

Spiritualized's 'Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space' is their third studio album featuring Dr. John as guest, produced between member Jason Pierce and John Coxon and released on June 16, 1997 by Dedicated.1 . Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space (NPR MUSIC LIVE) 2 . Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space 3 . Come Together 4 . I Think I'm In Love 5 . I Think I'm In Love…

EMI publish Duran Duran’ self-titled debut album featuring ‘Planet Earth’ (1981)

'Duran Duran' feat. 'Planet Earth' is their eponymous debut album, released on June 15, 1981 by EMI1 . Girls On Film (Official Music Video) 2 . Girls On Film (1984) 3 . Planet Earth (Official Music Video) 4 . Planet Earth (TOTP) 5 . Planet Earth (A Diamond In The Mind) 6 . Anyone Out There (OGWT) 7 . Careless Memories 8 . Careless Memories (Live 1984) 9 . Night Boat (Official Music Video) 10 .…

Heads Up publish ‘The Stanley Clarke Band’ recorded with Ruslan Sirota, Ronald Bruner, Jr. and Hiromi (2010)

'The Stanley Clarke Band' is an album recorded with Ruslan Sirota on keyboard, Ronald Bruner, Jr. on drums and Hiromi on piano and released on June 15, 2010 by Heads Up. 1 . Stanley Clarke (Live) 2 . Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Central Park Summerstage, NYC 6-23-10) 3 . Bass Folk Song (Boston,MA 3/24/2011) 4 . Stanley Clarke Band (Rehearsal) 5 . The Stanley Clarke Band Featuring Hiromi (28.06.2010,…

Santana release ‘Supernatural,’ their seventeenth album featuring ‘Maria, Maria’ (1999)

Santana's 'Supernatural' feat. 'Maria, Maria' is their seventeenth (and most successful ) album released on June 14, 1999 by Arista.1 . Supernatural (Da Le) Yaleo Live 2 . Love of My Life (w/ Dave Matthews) 3 . Everlast & Put Your Lights On (Live) 4 . Africa Bamba (Official Video) 5 . Africa bamba (Viña del mar 2009) 6 . Do u like the way (w/ Laurynn Hill, Cee lo= 7 . Maria Maria (w/ The…

Jamiroquai release their debut album : ‘Emergency On Planet Earth’ (1993)

Jamiroquai's 'Emergency on Planet Earth' is their debut studio album co-produced between members Jay Kay and Toby Smith and Mike Nielsen and released on June 14, 1993 by Sony Soho Square1 . When You Gonna Learn? (Official Video) 2 . When You Gonna Learn (live) 3 . Too Young to Die 4 . Too Young to Die (Top Of The Pops, 1993) 5 . Hooked Up (Munich 1993) 6 . If I Like It, I Do It 7 . If I Like It I…

Parlophone release Radiohead’s sixth album : ‘Hail to the Thief’ featuring ‘There, There’ (2003)

Radiohead's 'Hail to the Thief' is their sixth studio album co-produced with Nigel Godrich and released on June 9, 2003 by Parlophone.1 . 2+2=5 (Reading Festival '09, BBC) 2 . 2+2=5-Radiohead (Later...with Jools Holland, 2003) 3 . sit down stand up (live, 2003) 4 . Sail to the Moon 5 . Backdrifts (8/3/03) 6 . Where I End And You Begin (From The Basement, 2008) 7 . Where I End And You Begin…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Self Portrait,’ his tenth album (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait' is his tenth studio (and a double) album featuring mostly covers and released on June 8, 1970 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Tired Horses (Bob Dylan) - 03:12 . 2.Alberta #1 (Traditional) - 02:57 . 3.I Forgot More Than You'Ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) - 02:23 . 4.Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) - 05:27 . 5.Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon…

Paul Simon releases his thirteenth solo album : ‘Stranger to Stranger’ (2016)

Paul Simon's 'Stranger to Stranger' by is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Roy Halee and released on June 3, 2016 by Concord.1 . Werewolf (The Fox Theater Atlanta GA 5/3/16) 2 . Wristband (Live from Here with Chris Thile) 3 . Stranger to Stranger Track Listing : 1.The Werewolf (Paul Simon) - 03:25 . 2.Wristband (Paul Simon) - 03:17 . 3.The Clock (Paul Simon) - 01:02 . 4.Street Angel…

Sting releases his first solo album : ‘The Dream of the Blue Turtles’ featuring ‘If You Love Somebody Set Them Free and ‘Russians’ (1985)

Sting's 'The Dream of the Blue Turtles' is his first solo album released on June 1, 1985 by A&M, excatly two years after the final Police album. 1 . If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (Official Music Video) 2 . If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 3 . Love Is The Seventh Wave (Official Music Video) 4 . Love is the 7th Wave / Mother & Child Reunion (w/ Paul Simon, Feb 8 2014) 5 . Russians…

Melody Gardot releases her third album produced by Heitor Pereira : ‘The Absence’ (2012)

Melody Gardot's 'The Absence' is her third studio album produced by Heitor Pereira and released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records.1 . Mira 2 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . So Long (Avo Session) 4 . So we meet again (San Sebastian Jazz Festival, 2012) 5 . Lisboa (Direct Live, October 2012) 6 . Impossible Love 7 . Goodbye (Olympia Paris, 5 November 2012) 8 . Yemanja Track Listing : 1.Mira…

Omara Portuondo releases her nineteenth solo album : ‘Flor de Amor’ (2004)

Omara Portuondo's 'Flor de Amor' is her nineteenth solo album containing a collection of love songs and released on May 25, 2004 by World Circuit.Track Listing : 1.Tabú (Margarita Lecuona) - 04:19 . 2.Amor De Mis Amores (María Teresa Lara) - 03:23 . 3.Alma De Roca (Lily Batet) - 03:35 . 4.Mueve La Cintura Mulato (Alejandro Enis Almenares) - 03:35 . 5.Junto A Un Cañaveral (Omara Portuondo) - 03:30…

Joe Bonamassa releases his tenth album : ‘Driving Towards the Daylight’ (2012)

Joe Bonamassa's 'Driving Towards the Daylight' is his tenth studio album, released on May 22, 2012 by Jr Records.. Track Listing : 1.Dislocated Boy (Joe Bonamassa) - 06:40 . 2.Stones In My Passway (Robert Johnson) - 03:58 . 3.Driving Towards The Daylight (Joe Bonamassa, Danny Kortchmar) - 04:50 . 4.Who'S Been Talking? (Chester Burnett) - 03:28 . 5.I Got All You Need (Willie Dixon) - 03:04 . 6.A…

Reprise publish Randy Newman’s ‘Sail Away’ featuring the original ‘You Can Leave Your Hat On’ (1972)

Randy Newman's 'Sail Away' is an album fully written and composed by Newman and released in May 1972 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Sail Away (Randy Newman) - 02:56 . 2.Lonely At The Top (Randy Newman) - 02:32 . 3.He Gives Us All His Love (Randy Newman) - 01:53 . 4.Last Night I Had A Dream (Randy Newman) - 03:01 . 5.Simon Smith And The Amazing Dancing Bear (Randy Newman) - 02:00 . 6.Old Man (Randy…

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa release ‘Seesaw,’ their second collaboration album (2013)

'Seesaw' by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their second collaboration album containing 11 cover versions of Beth's favorite songs and released on May 20, 2013 by Provogue.Track Listing : 1.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) - 02:32 . 2.Close To My Fire (Peter Hoppe, Stephanie Popp) - 05:14 . 3.Nutbush City Limits (Tina Turner) - 03:36 . 4.I Love You More Than You'Ll…

Charisma publish Peter Gabriel’ s fifth album ‘So’ featuring ‘Sledgehammer’ & ‘Don’t Give Up’ (1986)

Peter Gabriel's 'So' is his fifth studio album co-produced with Daniel Lanois, featuring 'Sledgehammer' & 'Don't Give Up' and released on May 19, 1986 by Charisma RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Red Rain (Peter Gabriel) - 05:39 . 2.Sledgehammer (Peter Gabriel) - 05:12 . 3.Don'T Give Up (Peter Gabriel) - 06:33 . 4.That Voice Again (Peter Gabriel, David Rhodes) - 04:53 . 5.In Your Eyes (Peter Gabriel)…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1961)

'Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall' is a live album subtitled 'The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961' and released the next year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 07:23 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 02:43 . 6.The…

Chrysalis Records release Guru’s ‘Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1’ (1993)

Guru's 'Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1' is one of the first albums combining a live jazz band with hip hop, released on May 18, 1993 by Chrysalis Records.Track Listing : 1.Introduction- 01:20 . 2.Loungin'- 04:38 . 3.When You'Re Near- 04:02 . . 4.Transit Ride - 03:58 . . 5.No Time To Play - 04:54 . . 6.Down The Backstreets - 04:47 . 7.Respectful Dedications - :54 . 8.Take A Look (At Yourself) - 03:59 . .…