Happy Birthday Sly Dunbar. ‘Sly from the Dunbar Family’

This day (May 10, 1952), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Lowell 'Sly' Fillmore Dunbar a.k.a Sly Dunbar, a drummer usually orking together with bassist Robbie Shakespeare.Digest Tracklist : Ernest Ranglin, Monty Alexander, Sly & Robbie - Ram Jam (2011) . Sly & Robbie - Documentary (2011) . Sinéad O'Connor - Marcus Garvey (2005) . Black Uhuru, Sly & Robbie - Switzerland (2001) . Grace…

Chrysalis publish Robbie Williams’ seventh studio album : ‘Rudebox’ (2006)

Robbie Williams' 'Rudebox' is his seventh studio album featuring William Orbit, Mark Ronson & Pet Shop Boys and released on October 23, 2006 by ChrysalisTrack Listing : 1.Rudebox (Robbie Williams, Kelvin Andrews, Danny Spencer, Bill Laswell, Carl Aiken, William Collins, Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare) - 04:45 . 2.Viva Life On Mars (Robbie Williams, Andrews Spencer) - 04:51 . 3.Lovelight…

Montreux gets up, stands up for Peter Tosh (1979)

July 16, 1979 - Peter Tosh and band - that is Darryl Thompson (g), Ed Elizalde (g), Mikey Chung (g), Robbie Shakespeare (b), Sly Dunbar (d), Robert Lynn (kb), Keith Sterling (kb)& The Tamlins (bck voc) - perform at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

Miriam, Joe, Sting et al get together for Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday (1988)

June 11, 1988 - Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Sting, George Michael, Eurythmics, Graham Chapman, Lenny Henry, Al Green, Joe Cocker, Jonathan Butler, Freddie Jackson, Ashford & Simpson, Fry and Laurie, Wet Wet Wet,Joan Armatrading, Paul Carrack, Fish, Paul Young, Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, Bryan Adams, Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, Aswad, Sly & Robbie, Peter Gabriel, Maxi Priest,UB40, Tracy…

Happy Birthday Mick Hucknall. It’s the perfect day for a ‘Simply Red At Their Best’ Post

As we wish, today, English singer & songwriter Mick Hucknall a Happy 62th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Simply Red Video Tracklist : 1 . Holding Back The Years 2 . If You Don't Know Me By Now 3 . Stars 4 . Sunrise 5 . You Make Me Feel Brand New 6 . Something Got Me Started 7 . Fairground 8 . Never Never Love 9 . For Your Babies 10 . Fake 11 . It's Only…

Happy Birthday Monty Alexander. ‘The Full Monty’

This day (June 6, 1944), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Monty Alexander, a jazz pianist with a strong Caribbean influence.Tracklist : 1 . RastaMonk Vibrations (2019) 2 . Battle hymn of the Republic/Glory Hallelujah (2018) 3 . Nature Boy / Running Away (2015) 4 . Funji Mama (2012) 5 . Renewal (2011) 6 . w/ Ernest Ranglin, Sly & Robbie - Live In Tokyo (2011) 7 . w/ Harlem Kingston Express - No…

Happy Birthday Paul Weller

May 25, 1958 - Paul Weller, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Jam is 63. Happy Birthday SirThe Jam's 'Setting Sons' feat. 'The Eton Rifles,' is their fourth studio album almost fully written by leader Paul Weller and released on November 16, 1979 by Polydor >> The Jam's 'In the City' is their debut studio album released on May 20, 1977 by Polydor…

Island release Joe Cocker’s ‘Sheffield Steel’ recorded with the Compass Point Allstars (1982)

Joe Cocker's 'Sheffield Steel' is his eighth studio album recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau and released on May 22, 1982 by Island.Track Listing : 1.Look What You'Ve Done (Leo Nocentelli) . 2.Shocked (Ira Ingber, Greg Sutton) . 3.Sweet Little Woman (Andy Fraser) . 4.Seven Days (Bob Dylan) . 5.Marie (Randy Newman) . 6.Ruby Lee (Bill Withers, Melvin Dunlap) . 7.Many Rivers To Cross (Jimmy…

We Remember Robin Gibb

May 20, 2012 - Mr.Robin Gibb, English singer, member of the Bee Gees passed away aged 62. He is remembered. 'Bee Gees' 1st' feat. 'Holiday' & 'New York Mining Disaster 1941' is their third studio album released on July 14, 1967 on Polydor / ATCO >> Released in September 1968, "Idea" is the fifth studio (sold over a million copies worldwide) album by the Bee Gees. >> Recorded…

Happy Birthday Grace Jones. ‘Amazing Grace’

This day (May 19, 1948), in Linstead, St. Catherine, Jamaica, is born Grace Jones, a Jamaican singer, model and actress.Digest Tracklist : Bloodlight and Bami Trailer (2018) . Slave To The Rhythm (The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert, 2012) . Williams' Blood (2010) . Love You To Life (2009) . Libertango (2009) . Slave To The Rhythm (2004) . Love On Top Of Love (1989) . I'm not perfect ( but I'm…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Blonde on Blonde,’ his seventh album featuring ‘Rainy Day Women #12’, ‘I Want You’ and ‘Just Like a Woman’ (1966)

Bob Dylan's 'Blonde on Blonde' is his seventh studio album produced by Bob Johnston and released on May 16, 1966 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) - 04:36 . 2.Pledging My Time (Bob Dylan) - 03:50 . 3.Visions Of Johanna (Bob Dylan) - 07:33 . 4.One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) (Bob Dylan) - 04:54 . 5.I Want You (Bob Dylan) - 03:07 . 6.Stuck Inside Of…

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

Grace Jones releases ‘Nightclubbing,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Pull Up to the Bumper’ (1981)

Grace Jones' 'Nightclubbing' is her fifth studio album recorded at At Compass Point, Bahamas with a team of session musicians and released on May 11, 1981.Track Listing : 1.Walking In The Rain (Harry Vanda, George Young) - 04:18 . 2.Pull Up To The Bumper (Grace Jones, Koo Koo Baya, Dana Mano) - 04:41 . 3.Use Me (Bill Withers) - 05:04 . 4.Nightclubbing (David Bowie, Iggy Pop) - 05:06 . 5.Art…

Island publish Grace Jones’ fourth album : ‘Warm Leatherette’ featuring ‘Private Life’ (1980)

Grace Jones' 'Warm Leatherette' is her fourth (more reggae & New Wave than disco) studio album released on May 9, 1980 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Warm Leatherette (Daniel Miller) - 05:38 . 2.Private Life (Chrissie Hynde) - 06:19 . 3.A Rolling Stone (Deniece Williams, Fritz Baskett, Grace Jones) - 03:30 . 4.Love Is The Drug (Bryan Ferryandy Mackay) - 08:41 . 5.The Hunter Gets Captured By The…

Virgin publish Peter Tosh’s debut album : ‘Legalize It’ (1976)

Peter Tosh's 'Legalize It' is his debut album as a solo artist, recorded in May 1976 and released in May 1976 by Virgin / Columbia .Track Listing : 1.Legalize It (Peter Tosh) - 04:35 . 2.Burial (Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston) - 03:54 . 3.What'Cha Gonna Do? (Peter Tosh) - 02:25 . 4.No Sympathy (Peter Tosh) - 04:35 . 5.Why Must I Cry (Peter Tosh, Bob Marley) - 03:08 . 6.Igziabeher (Let Jah Be…

Atco Records release ‘Dr. John’s Gumbo,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Iko Iko’ (1972)

'Dr. John's Gumbo' is his fifth album (and a tribute to the music of his native city) released on April 20, 1972 y Atco Records. Track Listing : 1.Iko Iko (James Sugar Boy Crawford) - 04:08 . 2.Blow Wind Blow (Huey Piano Smith, Izzy Cougarden) - 03:17 . 3.Big Chief (Earl King) - 03:25 . 4.Somebody Changed The Lock (Mac Rebennack) - 02:42 . 5.Mess Around (Ahmet Ertegün) - 03:09 . 6.Let The Good…

Happy Birthday to Al Green. ‘Al(leluia) Green’

This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.Digest Tracklist : Simply Beautiful (2019) . I'm still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . w/ Ann Nesby - Put It On Paper . Lets Stay Together (2010) . w/ Ben E. King, Teddy Pendergrass, Chuck Jackson, Brian Mcknight - Stand By Me (1993) . w/…

Happy Birthday Tracy Chapman

March 30, 19** - Miss Tracy Chapman, an American singer-songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday Tracy"Tracy Chapman" is the self-titled debut album by Tracy Chapman, released on April 15, 1988. >>Released on October 3, 1989, "Crossroads" is the second album by Tracy Chapman. >> Released on November 14, 1995, "New Beginning" is the fourth album by Tracy Chapman >> is held in…

Fugees release their second and final album : ‘The Score’ featuring ‘Killing Me Softly,’ ‘Fu-Gee-La’ and ‘Ready or Not’ (1996)

Fugees' 'The Score' feat. 'Ready Or Not' and 'Killing Me Softly' is their second and final studio album released on February 13, 1996 by Ruffhouse.Track Listing : 1.Red Intro (Fugees) - 01:51 . 2.How Many Mics (Lauryn Hill) - 04:28 . 3.Ready Or Not (Thom Bell, Lauryn Hill) - 03:47 . 4.Zealots (Lauryn Hill) - 04:20 . 5.The Beast (Lauryn Hill, Natalie Jean) - 05:37 . 6.Fu-Gee-La (Lauryn Hill,…

We remember Hugh Masekela. ‘Just Hugh’

This day (January 23, 2018), in Johannesburg, died Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. Tracklist : Musicport Festival (2011) . Makoti . Melafestivalen (2010) . Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi Ashiko - Sa Jazz Maestros . Conversations With Felicia . w/ Miriam Makeba - South Africa Freedom Song . Mandela (Bring Him Back Home)…

We Remember Maurice Gibb

January 12, 2003 - Mr.Maurice Gibb, English singer, member of the Bee Gees passed away aged 53. He is remembered. 'Bee Gees' 1st' feat. 'Holiday' & 'New York Mining Disaster 1941' is their third studio album released on July 14, 1967 on Polydor / ATCO >> Released in September 1968, "Idea" is the fifth studio (sold over a million copies worldwide) album by the Bee Gees. >>…

Happy Birthday Michael Stipe. ‘One Stipe Beyond’

This day (January 4, 1960), in Decatur, Georgia (USA), is born Michael Stipe , a singer, songwriter and social activist, best known as the lead singer of R.E.M.Tracklist : R.E.M. – 1982 – Wolves, Lower . R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe . Pale Blue Eyes from Just Like a Movie © Laura Levine 1984 . R.E.M. – Sitting Still . Arena Brains . R.E.M. (featuring Buren Fowler on guitar) – It’s the End of the…

Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

December 25, 19** - Miss Annie Lennox, Scottish singer & songwriter, one half of Eurythmics with David A. Stewart is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissEurythmics' 'Be Yourself Tonight' feat. "Would I Lie to You?" is their fifth album released on April 29, 1985 by RCA >>Released on March 6, 1995, "Medusa" is the second solo album by Annie Lennox. >> Eurythmics' 'We Too Are One' is their…

‘Boogie Woogie Christmas’ by the Brian Setzer Orchestra is a Christmas album released By Surfdog (2002)

'Boogie Woogie Christmas' by the Brian Setzer Orchestra is a Christmas album released on October 10, 2002 By Surfdog.Track Listing : 1.Jingle Bells (James Pierpont) - 02:22 . 2.Boogie Woogie Santa Claus (Henri René, Leon René) - 03:02 . 3.Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard, Dick Smith) - 02:40 . 4.Blue Christmas (Bill Hayes, Jay Johnson) - 02:48 . 5.Santa Claus Is Back In Town (Jerry Leiber, Mike…

We remember Joe Cocker. ‘The Soul Shouter’

This day (December 22, 2014), in Crawford, Colorado, United States, died John Robert Joe Cocker an English rock and blues singer.Tracklist : You Are So Beautiful -(2013) . I Put A Spell On You (2007) . Many rivers to cross . w/ Eros Ramazzotti - That's All I Need To Know (1998) . Feelin' Alright (1992) . You Can Leave Your Hat On (1986) . Jennifer Warnes - Up where we belong (1983) . Hitchcock…

Island publish Burning Spear’s third album : ‘Marcus Garvey’ (1975)

Burning Spear's 'Marcus Garvey' is his third album named after the Jamaican National Hero and Rastafari movement prophet and released on December 12, 1975 by Island Records.Track Listing : 1.Marcus Garvey (Winston Rodney, Phillip Fullwood) - 03:27 . 2.Slavery Days (Winston Rodney, Phillip Fullwood) - 03:34 . 3.The Invasion (Winston Rodney, Carl Paisley, Phillip Fullwood) — 3:22 . 4.Live Good…

Happy Birthday Joan Armatrading. ‘She Herself And Us’

This day (December 9, 1950), in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, is born Joan Armatrading, a British singer and songwriter.Tracklist : I Like It When We're Together (2018) . Down To Zero (2016) . Me Myself I (2015) . Willow . Woman in love (2012) . Love And Affection (2007) . All Shapes And Sizes (1995) . Love and Affection (1988) . I'm Lucky . Call Me Names (1987) . Down To Zero . Tracklist :…

Eric Clapton releases his tenth album : ‘August’ (1986)

Eric Clapton's 'August' is his tenth studio album mostly produced by Phil Collins and released on November 24, 1986 by Duck / Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.It'S In The Way That You Use It (Eric Clapton, Robbie Robertson) - 04:11 . 2.Run (Lamont Dozier) - 03:39 . 3.Tearing Us Apart (Eric Clapton, Greg Phillinganes) - 04:15 . 4.Bad Influence (Robert Cray, Michael Vannice) - 05:09 . 5.Walk Away…

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°268 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

a~ha, Kylie Minogue . Keith Washington, Rick Astley, Sananda Maitreya, Robbie Williams, Texas, Heart, Shanice, Sheryl Crow, Paul Young, Crowded House, Backstreet Boys They are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (46/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . a~ha .…

We Remember Miriam Makeba ‘We Remember Mama Africa’

This day (November 9, 2008), in Castel Volturno, Italy, died Miriam Makeba, a South African singer and civil rights activistDigest Tracklist : Khawuleza 1966 . Pata Pata ( 1967 ) . Africa Is Where My Heart Lies.. . w/ Paul Simon - Under African Skies . w/ Hugh Masakela- Nelson Mandela 70Th Concert . Malaika (1969) . Miriam Makeba Top 10 : Pata Pata . The Click Song . Saduva . Ha Po Zamani .…

The Rolling Stones release their seventeenth album : ‘Undercover’ (1983)

The The Rolling Stones ' 'Undercover' is their seventeenth studio album released on November 7,1983 by The Rolling Stones Records. Track Listing : 1.Undercover Of The Night (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:31 . 2.She Was Hot (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:40 . 3.Tie You Up (The Pain Of Love) (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:16 . 4.Wanna Hold You (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:52…

Island publish Grace Jones’ sixth album : ‘Living My Life’ featuring ‘Nipple to the Bottle’ and ‘My Jamaican Guy’ (1982)

Grace Jone' 'Living My Life' is her sixth studio album (and the last of the three albums she recorded at the Compass Point Studios in the Bahamas) released on November 7, 1982 by Island.Track Listing : 1.My Jamaican Guy (Grace Jones) - 06:00 . 2.Nipple To The Bottle (Grace Jones, Sly Dunbar) - 05:55 . 3.The Apple Stretching (Melvin Van Peebles) - 07:08 . 4.Everybody Hold Still (Grace Jones, Barry…

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…

Bob Dylan releases his twenty-second album : ‘Infidels’ co-produced with Mark Knopfler (1983)

Bob Dylan's 'Infidels' is his twenty-second studio album co-produced with Mark Knopfler and released on October 27, 1983 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Jokerman (Bob Dylan) - 06:12 . 2.Sweetheart Like You (Bob Dylan) - 04:31 . 3.Neighborhood Bully (Bob Dylan) - 04:33 . 4.License To Kill (Bob Dylan) - 03:31 . 5.Man Of Peace (Bob Dylan) - 06:27 . 6.Union Sundown (Bob Dylan) - 05:21 . 7.I And…