Rough Trade Records release The Smiths’ third album : ‘The Queen Is Dead’ (1986)

The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' is their third studio album produced by members Morrissey & Johnny Marr and released on June 16, 1986 by Rough Trade Records1 . The Queen Is Dead (Official Video) 2 . Frankly Mr. Shankly 3 . The Boy With The Thorn In His Side (Official Video) 4 . The Boy With The Thorn In His Side 5 . Vicar in a tutu 6 . Vicar in a Tutu (Whistle Test, 1986) 7 . There Is A…

The Smiths go to Hamburg, Germany (1984)

May 4, 1984 - British band The Smiths - that is Morrissey (voc), Johnny Marr (g), Andy Rourke (b) and Mike Joyce (d) - will be on stage at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany

Morrissey releases his first solo album : ‘Viva Hate’ six months after the end of The Smiths (1988)

Morrissey's 'Viva Hate' is his debut solo studio album produced by Stephen Street and released on March 14, 1988 by HMVTrack Listing : 1.Alsatian Cousin (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 03:13 . 2.Little Man, What Now? (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 01:48 . 3.Everyday Is Like Sunday (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 03:32 . 4.Bengali In Platforms (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 03:55 . 5.Angel, Angel Down We…

Rough Trade publish ‘The Smiths,’ their debut eponymous featuring ‘What Difference Does It Make?’ (1983)

'The Smiths' is their debut eponymous studio album recorded in 1983 and released on February 20, 1984 by Rough Trade. Track Listing : 1.Reel Around The Fountain (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 05:58 . 2.You'Ve Got Everything Now (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:59 . 3.Miserable Lie (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 04:29 . 4.Pretty Girls Make Graves (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:44 . 5.The Hand That Rocks The…

Rough Trade publish The Smiths’ second album : ‘Meat Is Murder’ (1985)

The Smiths' 'Meat Is Murder' is their second studio album released on February 11, 1985 by Rough Trade Records.Track Listing : 1.The Headmaster Ritual (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 04:52 . 2.Rusholme Ruffians (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 04:20 . 3.I Want The One I Can'T Have (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:14 . 4.What She Said (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 02:42 . 5.That Joke Isn'T Funny Anymore (Morrissey,…

The Smiths play in Derby (1983)

December 7, 1983 - young band from Manchester, The Smiths with their singer Morrissey are in concert at Assembly Rooms in Derby, England

Rough Trade publish The Smiths’ fourth and final album : ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’ (1987)

The Smiths' 'Strangeways, Here We Come' is their fourth and final studio album produced by Stephen Street and band members Johnny Marr and Morrissey, and released on September 28, 1987 by Rough Trade RecordsTrack Listing : 1.A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:00 . 2.I Started Something I Couldn'T Finish (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:47 . 3.Death Of A Disco Dancer…

Recordamos Celia Cruz. ‘La Cruz Del Sur’

This day (July 16, 2003 ), in Fort Lee, New Jersey, died Celia Cruz, a Cuban-American salsa performer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ All Stars Yo viviré (2002) 2 . Bemba Colora (1999) 3 . Carnival (1999) 4 . Usted Abusó (1987) 5 . w/ El Gran Combo - Guanguanco De El Gran Combo 6 . w/ La Sonora Poncena - La Ceiba Y La Siguaraya (1979) 7 . w/ The Fania All Stars - Quimbara (1974) 8 . w/ Sonora Matancera -…

We remember Louis Armstrong. ‘Hooray for King Louis’

This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Louis Armstrong - Hello Dolly 2 . w/ Johnny Cash - Blue Yodel No 9 (1970) 3 . Basin Street Blues (1964) 4 . Someday (1962) 5 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Umbrella Man 6 . w/ The All Stars - Mack The Knife (1959) 7 . w/ Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin 8 . Dinah (1933) Tracklist…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 24/52

Tom Waits, Paul Young, Joan Baez & The Neville Brothers, Bob Marley, Bryan Adams, The Police & Bono, Santana, The Smiths, Dave Edmunds, The Waterboys, The Cure, Lou Reed

Talking Heads release ‘Little Creatures,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Road to Nowhere’ (1985)

Talking Heads' 'Little Creatures' is their sixth (and biggest-selling) studio album released on June 10, 1985 by Warner Bros./Sire.1 . Stay Up Late 2 . Road To Nowhere (w/ David Byrne) 3 . Road to Nowhere (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.And She Was (David Byrne) - 03:36 . 2.Give Me Back My Name (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth) – 3:20 . 3.Creatures Of Love (David…

Stanley Turrentine records ‘Don’t Mess With Mister T.’ for CTI (1973)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Don't Mess With Mister T.' is an album arranged by Bob James and recorded on June 7–8, 1973 by CTI.1 . Don't Mess With Mr. T (Live) Track Listing : 1.Don'T Mess With Mister T. (Marvin Gaye) - 09:51 . 2.Two For T. (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:06 . 3.Too Blue (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:21 . 4.I Could Never Repay Your Love (Bruce Hawes) - 08:22 Alen MacweeneyALSO READOfficial…

Happy Birthday Morrissey

May 22, 1959 - English singer and songwriter, Steven Patrick Morrissey simply known as Morrissey, frontman of the Smiths before embracing a solo career is 63. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : Suedehead . Everyday Is Like Sunday . The Last Of The Famous International Playboys . Irish Blood English Heart . Alma Matters . Spent the Day in Bed . Back on the Chain Gang . First of the gang to die . 11:30…

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…

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 -…

Parlophone publish Blur’s seventh album : ‘Think Tank’ with a cover by Bansky (2003)

Blur's 'Think Tank' is their seventh studio album co-produced with Ben Hillier, Norman Cook & William Orbit and released on May 5, 2003 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Ambulance (Damon Albarn, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) - 05:09 . 2.Out Of Time (Damon Albarn, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) - 03:52 . 3.Crazy Beat (Damon Albarn, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) - 03:15 . 4.Good Song (Damon Albarn, Alex…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 18/52

Bob Seger, Huey Lewis & The News, The Cure, George Michael & Smokey Robinson, The Stone Roses, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, The Smiths, Genesis, Judy Collins, Engelbert Humperdinck

R.E.M. release their second album ‘Reckoning’ (1984)

R.E.M.'s "Reckoning" is their second studio album, released on April 9, 1984 by I.R.S.Track Listing : 1.Harborcoat (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 03:54 . 2.7 Chinese Bros. (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 04:18 . 3.So. Central Rain (I'M Sorry) (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 03:15 . 4.Pretty Persuasion (Bill Berry, Peter Buck,…

Frank Sinatra records ‘A Man Alone’ (fully titled ‘A Man Alone: The Words and Music of McKuen’) (1969)

Frank Sinatra's 'A Man Alone' is a studio album (fully titled 'A Man Alone: The Words and Music of McKuen') arranged by Don Costa, recorded on March 19, 20 & 21 1969 and released the same year by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.A Man Alone (Rod Mckuen) - 03:47 . 2.Night (Spoken) (Rod Mckuen) - 02:25 . 3.I'Ve Been To Town (Rod Mckuen) - 03:13 . 4.From Promise To Promise (Rod Mckuen) - 01:31 . 5.The…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 11/52

Quincy Jones, Texas, UB40, Sammy Hagar, Morrissey, Liza Minnelli, The Jam, Ry Cooder, Metallica, Depeche Mode, Ratt, James TaylorThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Quincy Jones . Ai No Corrida Lifted from : Happy Birthday Quincy Jones. 'Today is 'Super Q's Day''2 . Texas…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 08/52

Huey Lewis . The News, Jennifer Rush, Siouxsie And The Banshees, The Stranglers, Lou Reed, Japan, The Smiths, Robin Trower, Black Sabbath, George Thorogood, Dr. John, Manhattan TransferThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Huey Lewis . The News . The Power of Love Lifted…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°313 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

V Capri, Klymaxx, When In Rome, Prefab Sprout, Robert Plant . The Honeydrippers, The Smiths, Bananarama, Rick Astley, Freddie Jackson, Fra Lippo Lippi, The Stranglers, Bruce SpringsteenThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (07/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ Videos 06/52

Pink Floyd, Van Halen, Eric Clapton, The Smiths, Gary Moore, Europe, The Beach Boys, XTC, Roberta Flack, Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston, Sérgio MendesThey are the '80s Throwback' Videos artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Pink Floyd . Comfortably Numb Lifted from : Gilmour, Townshend, Lennox et al…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 05/52

Guns N' Roses, Billy Idol, Alice Cooper . PIL, Van Halen, Santana, The Smiths, Leonard Cohen, Art Of Noise, Cocteau Twins, Deborah Harry, PrinceThey are the '80s Throwback' Videos artists selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Guns N' Roses . Knock' On Heaven's Door Lifted from : Guns N' Roses rock the Ritz…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°311 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

Sharam, Aaron Smith, Mauro Picotto, Le Tigre, Pharao, Basshunter, S Club 7, Cooper, Kylie Minogue, Dreamcatcher, Scooter, Hermes House BandThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (02/52) BUT ... in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'Music For The Dancers' . Vintage…

Morrissey goes solo (1988)

December 22, 1988 - one year after The Smiths split, Morrissey will have his first solo show at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England More Info

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 50/52

ABBA, Fleetwood Mac, Sheila E, Sting, ZZ Top, Leonard Cohen, Television, The Clash, The Smiths, Paul Young, Tina Turner, Killing JokeThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 327 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . ABBA . Under Attack Lifted from : On English TV today, ABBA at 'Late Late Breakfast Show' (1982)2 .…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 49/52

Phil Collins . David Crosby, R.E.M., David Bowie, Lita Ford . Ozzy Osbourne, Boston, Asia, The Smiths, Joan Armatrading, Depeche Mode, Tom Waits, Sinéad O'Connor, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The DarkThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 313 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Phil Collins . David Crosby . Another Day…

Arturo Sandoval performs at the Medal of Freedom Awards (2013)

November 20, 2013 - Arturo Sandoval will play at the 2013 Medal of Freedom Awards Dinner at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/51bfAviOUtL._SY300_.jpg' alt='Arturo Sandoval – Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)' width='190' height='161'/>

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°276 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Yello, The Rolling Stones, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Fuzzbox, Aerosmith, The Smiths, Heaven 17, Chris Isaak, Thompson Twins, Pretenders, Fine Young Cannibals, OttawanThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (46/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

Stevie Wonder opens a museum (2016)

September 24, 2016 - Stevie Wonder speaks and plays during the opening ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°233 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Radiohead, Savage Garden, George Michael, Depeche Mode, The Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Waters, Apollo 440, DJ Shadow, Blur, The Smiths, World Party, The CureThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (37/52) BUT... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…