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.

1 . Reel Around The Fountain (Derby, 1983)

2 . Reel Around The Fountain (Live)

3 . You've Got Everything Now (Live)

4 . You've Got Everything Now (Rockpalast)

5 . Pretty Girls Make Graves (Derby, 83)

6 . The Hand That Rocks The Cradle (1983, Hacienda)

7 . This Charming Man (Official Video)

8 . Still Ill (Live, Hamburg, 1984)

9 . Still Ill (w/ Morrissey, British TV)

10 . Hand In Glove (Live)

11 . What Difference Does It Make? (Official Video)

12 . What Difference Does It Make

13 . I Don't Owe You Anything (Live)

The Smiths - debut

Track Listing : 1.Reel Around The Fountain (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 05:58 . 2.You'Ve Got Everything Now (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:59

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.

1 . I Want The One I Can't Have (w/ Morrissey, Glastonbury, June 24, 2011)

2 . I Want The One I Can't Have

3 . Nowhere Fast

4 . Nowhere Fast (Live, May 18, 1985 )

5 . Barbarism Begins At Home (Live)

6 . Barbarism Begins At Home ("Thetube")

7 . (The Making Of "Meat Is Murder," 1985)

The Smiths - Meat Is Murder

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, Johnny Marr) - 04:59 . 6.Nowhere Fast (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 02:37 . 7.Well

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 Records

1 . Girlfriend In A Coma (Official Video)

2 . Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before (Official Video)

3 . I Started Something I Couldn't Finish (w/ Morrissey, Arlene Schnitzer Hall, Portland, 10.31.17)

4 . Death Of A Disco Dancer (w/ Morrissey, Roundhouse)

5 . Girfriend In A Coma (w/ Morrissey, Live)

6 . Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before (w/ Morrissey, Tilburg, 29-03-2015])

7 . Death At One's Elbow (Live, 1988)

8 . Death At One's Elbow (w/ Morrissey, Wolverhampton, 1988)

9 . I Won't Share You (w/ Morrissey, Hollywood Bowl, Oct 26, 2019)

Track Listing : 1.A

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 Records

1 . 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 Light That Never Goes Out (Live)

8 . Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others (Live)

Track Listing : 1.The Queen Is Dead (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 06:24 . . 2.Frankly, Mr. Shankly (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 02:17 . 3.I Know It'S Over (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 05:48 . 4.Never Had No One Ever (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 03:36 . 5.Cemetry Gates (Morrissey, Johnny Marr) - 02:39 . 6.Bigmouth Strikes Again (

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 HMV

1 . Alsatian Cousin (Hammersmith, 91)

2 . Everyday Is Like Sunday

3 . Angel, Angel, Down We Go Together (The Shoreline Amphitheater, CA, Oct 1991)

4 . Angel Angel Down We Go Together (Dallas, 1992)

5 . Suedehead

Morrissey - Viva Hate

Track 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 Go Together (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 01:40 . 6.Late Night, Maudlin Street (Morrissey, Stephen Street) - 07:40 . 7.Suedehead (Morrissey, Stephen Street) -…

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 Transfer

We remember Burt Bacharach. ‘Anyone Who Has A Burt’

This day (February 8, 2023), in Los Angeles, California, died Burt Bacharach, an American pianist, composer and music producer.

Tracklist :

1 . That’s What Friends Are For (Glastonbury 2015)

2 . Walk On By & A Little Prayer (2009)

3 . Any Day Now (2008)

4 . w/ Adele – Baby It’S You (2008)

5 . w/ Rufus Wainwright – Kentucky bluebird (2005)

6 . w/ Ronald Isley – Alfie (2004)

7 . w/ Dionne Warwick – Loneliness Remembers What Happiness Forgets

8 . w/ Vikki Carr – The Look Of Love (1973)

9 . w/ Barbara Streisand – Close To You (1971)

Tracklist :

South American Getaway . What The World Needs Now Is Love . The Look Of Love . I'll Never Fall In Love Again . This Guy's In Love With You . I Say A Little Prayer . Trains And Boats And Planes . Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head . Alfie .Do You

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 Dark

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°629 – 2010s Music Videos

Love Quotes • There is nothing in this world That can keep me away from you (Trey Songz) • It doesn't hurt like it used to before (The Saturdays) • And you'll save all your dirtiest jokes for me (Dean Lewis) • I think back to the times you were holding me (Baby Blue) • If you take me home Will we talk in the mornin'?" (Sam Fender) • I can show you somethin' you can run to (Jorja Smith) • And I think you should have a drink or two (Yxng Bane)

Musicwise : Pop, Hip Hop, Modern Rock, R&B, Afrobeats, Dancehall

This Week N°352 – New Music Videos (ladies)

Highlights • Halle ditches her fishtail for angel wings (Halle) • A little ado about "nothing" (Metric) • Reneé wonders if we "should just sit here in silence" (Reneé Rapp) • Mette takes Brachetti's art to a new level (Mette) • "If looks could touch No need to rush" (duh! to a certain point) (Tove Lo) • Shopping with Tori is always fun (Tori Kelly) • Unlike men, teddy bears never disappoint (Juliana Madrid) • They told her it was "Bad Idea" and still ….. (Olivia Rodrigo)

Musicwise : Electronic, Pop, R&B

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 - Caramelo

9 . Pinar Del Rio

Tracklist :

La Vida Es Un Carnaval . Guantanamera . La Negra Tiene Tumbao . Quimbara . Burundanga . Rie Y Llora . Juancito Trucupey . Bemba Colora . Que Le Den Candela . Celia's Oye Como Va (Oye Como Va) .

Wikipedia : This day (July 16, 2003 ), in Fort Lee, New Jersey, died Celia Cruz, a Cuban-American salsa performer.

Celia Cruz: For more than half a century, the Queen of

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 :

What a Wonderful World . La Vie En Rose . We Have All the Time in the World . Mack the Knife . Summertime . A Kiss to Build a Dream On . Blueberry Hill . Cool Yule . Dream a Little Dream of Me . Hello Dolly .

Wikipedia : This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.

Louis Armstrong House Museum: Yet in 1943, he and his wife, Lucille,