Skip James records ‘The Complete Bloomington, Indiana Concert (Part 2)’ (1968)

Skip James' 'The Complete Bloomington, Indiana Concert (Part 2)' is the second part of a concert given at the end of his career, recorded on March 30, 1968.Track Listing : 1.Skip James Talking (Skip James) - 00:35 . 2.Illinois Blues (Skip James) - 05:03 . 3.Cypress Grove Blues (Skip James / Henry Thomas) - 05:30 . 4.Washington D.C. Hospital Center Blues (Skip James) - 04:14 . 5.Skip Talking (Skip…

We remember Skip James. ‘Don’t Skip James’

This day (October 3, 1969), in Philadelphia, died Nehemiah Curtis 'Skip' James, an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Crow Jane . Jr – Hard Time Killing Floor Blues . All Night Long . Christine Pizzuti – Crow Jane . Devil Got My Woman . John Martyn – Rather Be The Devil . Skip´S Worried Blues . Alan Moores – Look Down The Road . Tracklist : Devil…

Grover Washington Jr. records ‘Soul Box’ arranged by Bob James (1973)

Grover Washington, Jr.'s 'Soul Box' is his third album arranged by Bob James, recorded in March 1973 and released the same year by Kudu Records.Track Listing : 1.Aubrey (David Gates) - 03:44 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) - 013:20 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 015:56 . 4.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) - 06:03 . 5.Don'T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 011:11 .…

This month In Blues Legends 03/12

Skip James, Chuck Berry, T Bone Walker, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, Helen Humes, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins , Otis Taylor, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Gary Moore, Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall Ii, Jeff Healey, Ana Popovic, Robert Cray

Deep Purple release ‘Shades of Deep Purple,’ their debut album featuring ‘Hush’ (1968)

'Shades of Deep Purple' is their debut studio album released in July 1968 on Tetragrammaton. 1 . Mark I And The Address & Hush 2 . Hush (Official Video) 3 . Hush (TV, 1968) 4 . Mandrake Root (1969) 5 . Wring That Neck / Mandrake Root (Jazz Bilzen, Belgium, 1969) 6 . Help (Live, 1968) Track Listing : 1.And The Address (Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord) - 04:38 . 2.Hush (Joe South) - 04:24 .…

Beck releases his second official album : ‘Odelay’ featuring ‘Where It’s At’ (1996)

Beck's 'Odelay' feat. 'Where It's At' is his second official studio album, originally released on June 18, 1996 by Dgc.1 . Devils Haircut (Official Video) 2 . Devils Haircut (2 Meter Sessions) 3 . Devil's Haircut (Later With Jools Holland, 1997) 4 . Hotwax (San Francisco, Treasure Island Music Festival 2013) 5 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 6 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 7 . The New…

Eric Clapton releases his twenty-third album : ‘I Still Do’ (2016)

Eric Clapton's 'I Still Do' is his twenty-third solo studio album featuring both new material and covers of classics and released on May 20, 2016 by Bushbranch/Surfdog.Track Listing : 1.Alabama Woman Blues (Leroy Carr) - 05:06 . 2.Can'T Let You Do It (J.J. Cale) - 03.50 . 3.I Will Be There (Paul Brady, John O'Kane) - 04.37 . 4.Spiral (Eric Clapton, Andy Fairweather Low, Simon Climie) - 05.04 .…

Reunited Cream start the recording of ‘Royal Albert Hall London’ (2005)

Cream's 'Royal Albert Hall London' is the live album of their reunion recorded on May 2, 3, 5and 6, 2005 and released on October 4, 2005 By Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 06:18 . 2.Spoonful (Willie Dixon) - 07:29 . 3.Outside Woman Blues (Blind Joe Reynolds) - 04:33 . 4.Pressed Rat And Warthog (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 03:21 . 5.Sleepy Time Time 1 (Jack Bruce, Janet…

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…

Cream release their fourth and final studio album : ‘Goodbye’ featuring ‘I’m So Glad,’ ‘Sitting on Top of the World’ and ‘Badge’ (1969)

Cream's 'Goodbye' is their fourth and final original studio album released on February 5, 1969 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 09:11 . 2.Politician (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 06:19 . 3.Sitting On Top Of The World (Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon, Chester Burnett) - 05:01 . 4.Badge (Eric Clapton', George Harrison) - 02:45 . 5.Doing That Scrapyard Thing (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown)…

Cream release their debut album : ‘Fresh Cream’ featuring ‘Spoonful,’ ‘I’m So Glad’ and ‘Toad’ (1966)

Cream's 'Fresh Cream' is their debut studio album released on December 9, 1966 as both a mono and stereo version by Reaction Records .Track Listing : 1.N.S.U. (Jack Bruce) - 02:43 . 2.Sleepy Time Time (Jack Bruce, Janet Godfrey) - 04:20 . 3.Dreaming (Jack Bruce) - 01:58 . 4.Sweet Wine (Ginger Baker, Janet Godfrey) - 03:17 . 5.Spoonful (Willie Dixon) - 06:30 . 1.Cat'S Squirrel (Traditional, Cream)…

Happy Birthday John Hammond. ‘Blues Heritage’

This day (November 13, 1942), in New York City, is born John P. Hammond, an American blues singer and guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Ask Me Nice (2019) . Found True Love (2018) . One on One Session (2016) . Raindogs (2013) . Sail On, Merlefest (2012) . Walking Blues . I can't be (2003) . John Hammond Trio - Come Find Out . John Hammond & Duke Robillard - Too Tired (1994) . Drop Down Mama…

This month In Blues Legends 10/12

Skip James, John Lee Hooker, Ry Cooder, Peter Green, Son House, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Bernie Marsden, Eilidh McKellar, Robben Ford, Matt Schofield, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Muddy Waters, Muddy WatersThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1649 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one…

Isaac Hayes releases ‘Shaft,’ the soundtrack of the Gordon Parks movie ‘Shaft’ (1971)

Isaac Hayes' 'Shaft' is the soundtrack (released on July 2, 1971 by Enterprise) of the eponymous American 'blaxploitation' film directed by Gordon Parks.1 . Shaft (Live, 1973) 2 . Shaft trailer (1971) 3 . SHAFT'S CAB RIDE (fan made Music Video/Action Montage) 4 . Soulville 5 . Do Your Thing (Shaft, No Name Bar scene) 6 . Do Your Thing 7 . Theme From Shaft 8 . SHAFT Official Trailer 9 . Opening…

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)…

Luther Vandross releases ‘Dance with My Father,’ his thirteenth and final album (2003)

Luther Vandross 'Dance with My Father' is his thirteenth and final studio album released on June 10, 2003 by J Records.1 . Dance With My Father 2 . The Closer I get to you (w/ Beyonce) Track Listing : 1.If I Didn'T Know Better (Ezekiel Lewis, Luther Vandross, Reed Vertelney) - 04:07 . 2.Think About You (James Porte, Luther Vandross) - 05:04 . 3.If It Ain'T One Thing (Robbie Nevil, Luther…

We remember Bob Marley. ‘Leaving Babylon’

This day (May 11, 1981), in Miami, Florida, died Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ The Wailers - Coming In From The Cold (1980) . War (1979) . w/ The Wailers - Exodus (1977) . The Roots Rock Reggae (1976) . w/ The Wailers - Kinky Reggae (1975) . Lively Up Yourself (1974) . w/ The Wailers - Get up Stand up (1973) . Bob Marley and Peter…

Rihanna releases her second album : ‘A Girl like Me’ featuring ‘SOS’ (2006)

Rihanna's 'A Girl like Me' feat. 'SOS' is her second studio album released on April 11, 2006 by Def Jam Recordings.Track Listing : 1.S.O.S. (Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Jonathan Rotem) - 04:00 . 2.Kisses Don'T Lie (E. Amelia Rogers) - 03:52 . 3.Unfaithful (Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen) - 03:48 . 4.We Ride (Tor Erik Hermansen, M. Riddick) - 03:56 . 5.Dem Haters (A. Clarke, E. Amelia Rogers)…

Weather Report release ‘Mysterious Traveller,’ their fifth album co-produced By Wayne Shorter and Josef Zawinul (1974)

Weather Report's 'Mysterious Traveller' is their fifth album released on March 24, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Nubian Sundance (Josef Zawinul) - 10:40 . 2.American Tango (Miroslav Vitouš, Josef Zawinul) - 03:40 . 3.Cucumber Slumber (Alphonso Johnson, Josef Zawinul) - 08:22 . 4.Mysterious Traveller (Wayne Shorter) - 07:21 . 5.Blackthorn Rose (Wayne Shorter) - 05:03 . 6.Scarlet Woman…

Charisma Records publish Genesis’ seventh album : ‘A Trick of the Tail’

Genesis' 'A Trick of the Tail' is their seventh (but the first to feature Phil Collins as lead vocalist in replacement of Peter Gabriel) studio album released on February 2, 1976 by Charisma Records.Track Listing : 1.Dance On A Volcano (Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett, Phil Collins) - 05:53 . 2.Entangled (Steve Hackett, Tony Banks) - 06:28 . 3.Squonk (Rutherford, Tony Banks) - 06:27 .…

Tori Amos releases her third album : ‘Boys for Pele’ (1996)

Tori Amos' 'Boys for Pele' is her third studio album released on January 22, 1996 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Beauty Queen/Horses (Tori Amos) - 06:07 . 2.Blood Roses (Tori Amos) - 03:56 . 3.Father Lucifer (Tori Amos) - 03:43 . 4.Professional Widow (Tori Amos) - 04:31 . 5.Mr Zebra (Tori Amos) - 01:07 . 6.Marianne (Tori Amos) - 04:07 . 7.Caught A Lite Sneeze (Tori Amos) - 04:24 . 8.Muhammad My…

We remember Jim Hall. ‘A Long Conversation’

This day (December 11, 2013), in New-York City, died James Stanley a.k.a. Jim Hall, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Scott Colley - Live At North Sea Jazz (2012 ) . w/ Pat Metheny - Duo . Interview At The Eddie Lang Jazz Festival (2010) . w/ Joe Lovano 4Tet - In A Sentimental Mood (1996) . w/ Bill Frisell Duo - Throughout (1995) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - I Should Care . w/ Attila Zoller -…

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 .…

Elektra publish Anita Baker’s third album : ‘Giving You the Best That I Got’ (1988)

Anita Baker's 'Giving You the Best That I Got' is her third album produced By Michael J. Powell and released on October 18, 1988 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Priceless (Garry Glenn) - 05:00 . 2.Lead Me Into Love (Steve Lane, Larry Prentiss) - 04:45 . 3.Giving You The Best That I Got (Baker, Randy Holland, Skip Scarborough) - 04:18 . 4.Good Love (Gary Taylor) - 05:39 . 5.Rules (Graham Lamb, Phil…

Happy Birthday Robert Kool Bell. ‘Leader Of The Gang’

This day (October 8, 1950), in Youngstown, Ohio, is born Robert Kool Bell, an American singer, bassist and founding member of Kool & the Gang.Digest Tracklist : Kool And The Gang – Ladies Night . Kool & The Gang – Jungle Boogie (2007) . Kool And The Gang – Fresh (2004) . Kool & The Gang – Summer Madness (2000) . Kool And The Gang – Medley (1984) . Kool And The Gang – Ooh La La (1982)…

Brad Mehldau records ‘Anything Goes’ with Larry Grenadier and Jorge Rossy (2002)

Brad Mehldau Trio's 'Anything Goes' is an album recorded on October 8–9, 2002 and released on February 24, 2004 By Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Get Happy (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 09:47 . 2.Dreamsville (Raymond B. Evans, Jay Livingston, Henry Mancini) - 05:03 . 3.Anything Goes (Cole Porter) - 07:08 . 4.Tres Palabras (Osvaldo Farrés) - 05:01 . 5.Skippy (Thelonious Monk) - 05:24 . 6.Nearness…

Geffen Records publish Joni Mitchell’s eleventh album : ‘Wild Things Run Fast’ (1982)

Joni Mitchell's 'Wild Things Run Fast' is her eleventh studio album released in October 1982 by Geffen Records.Track Listing : 1.Chinese Café/Unchained Melody (Joni Mitchell, Alex North, Hy Zaret) - 05:17 . 2.Wild Things Run Fast (Joni Mitchell) - 02:12 . 3.Ladies' Man (Joni Mitchell) - 02:37 . 4.Moon At The Window (Joni Mitchell) - 03:42 . 5.Solid Love (Joni Mitchell) - 02:57 . 6.Be Cool (Joni…

Geffen publish Guns N’ Roses’ fourth album : ‘Use Your Illusion II’ featuring ‘You Could Be Mine’ and ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’ (1991)

Guns N' Roses' 'Use Your Illusion I' is their third studio album, one of thwo albums released on September 17, 1991 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Right Next Door To Hell (Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Timo Caltia) - 03:02 . 2.Dust N' Bones (Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff Mckagan) - 04:58 . 3.Live And Let Die (Paul McCartney, Linda Mccartney) - 03:04 . 4.Don'T Cry (Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin) - 04:44 . 5.Perfect…

Geffen publish Guns N’ Roses’ third album : ‘Use Your Illusion I’ featuring ‘Don’t Cry,’ ‘Live and Let Die’ and ‘November Rain’ (1991)

Guns N' Roses' 'Use Your Illusion I' is their third studio album, one of thwo albums released on September 17, 1991 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Right Next Door To Hell (Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Timo Caltia) - 03:02 . 2.Dust N' Bones (Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff Mckagan) - 04:58 . 3.Live And Let Die (Paul McCartney, Linda Mccartney) - 03:04 . 4.Don'T Cry (Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin) - 04:44 . 5.Perfect…

Motown publish Boyz II Men’s second studio album : ‘II’ featuring ‘I’ll Make Love to You’ and ‘On Bended Knee’ (1994)

Boyz II Men 'II' feat. 'I'll Make Love to You' and 'On Bended Knee' is their second studio album released on August 30, 1994 by Motown Records.Track Listing : 1.Thank You (Michael S. Mccary, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman, Dallas Austin) - 04:34 . . 2.All Around The World (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Michael S. Mccary, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman, Daddy-O) - 04:56…

Lindy Hoppers

From 'Undecided' to 'Darktown Strutters Ball', we have mixed 20 'Jazz Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Lindy Hop'. It has Duke Ellington, Don Redman & His Orchestra, Joe Williams, Benny Moten's Kansas City Orchestra and many more.