A&M Records publish Soundgarden’s fourth album ‘Superunknown’ featuring ‘Spoonman’ and ‘Black Hole Sun’ (1994)

Soundgarden's 'Superunknown' is their fourth studio album featuring 'Spoonman' and 'Black Hole Sun', co-produced with Michael Beinhorn and released on March 8, 1994 by A&M Records.Track Listing : 1.Let Me Drown (Chris Cornell) - 03:51 . 2.My Wave (Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil) - 05:12 . 3.Fell On Black Days (Chris Cornell) - 04:42 . 4.Mailman (Matt Cameron) - 04:25 . 5.Superunknown (Chris…

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)…

We remember Jimmy Witherspoon. ‘Witherspoonin’

This day (September 18, 1997), in Los Angeles, California, died Jimmy Witherspoon, an American jump blues singer who had his first hit, Ain't Nobody's Business in 1949, recording under his own name with the McShann band.Digest Tracklist : Goin Down Slow / Blues . I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirks Of Town (1989) . Aint Nobody’s Business (1981) . Good Morning Blues . Love Me Right (1965) . It’s a…

Merge publish ‘Kill the Moonlight,’ Spoon’s fourth album featuring ‘The Way We Get By’ (2002)

Spoon's 'Kill the Moonlight' is their fourth album featuring 'The Way We Get By' and released on August 20, 2002 by MergeTrack Listing : 1.Small Stakes (Britt Daniel) - 03:00 . 2.The Way We Get By (Britt Daniel) - 02:38 . 3.Something To Look Forward To (Britt Daniel, Miles Zuniga) - 02:17 . 4.Stay Don'T Go (Britt Daniel) - 03:35 . 5.Jonathon Fisk (Britt Daniel) - 03:15 . 6.Paper Tiger (Britt…

Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia1 . Countdown To Armageddon (Chuck D Intro, Sydney) 2 . Countdown To Armageddon / Mind Terrorist (Live) 3 . Bring The Noise (Original Video) 4 . Bring The Noise (Official Video, w/ Anthrax) 5 . Don't Believe The…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 25/52

Diana Ross & Lionel Richie, Cyndi Lauper & Patti Labelle, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Fiona Apple & The Roots, Marianne Faithfull & Bill Frisell, Rosanne Cash & Ry Cooder, Brandi Carlile & Dave Matthews Band, Bruce Springsteen & Clarence Clemons, Roger Daltrey & The Chieftains, Gary Moore & Albert Collins, Peter Frampton & Leslie West, Randy Bachman…

Columbia publish Bob Dylan’s twentieth album : ‘Saved’ (1980)

Bob Dylan's 'Saved' is his twentieth studio album (and the second of his 'Christian trilogy') released on June 23, 1980 by Columbia.1 . Saved 2 . What Can I Do For You (Toronto, 1980) 3 . Pressing On (Toronto, 1980) 4 . in the garden Track Listing : 1.A Satisfied Mind (Red Hayes, Jack Rhodes) - 01:57 . 2.Saved (Tim Drummond, Bob Dylan) - 04:00 . 3.Covenant Woman (Bob Dylan) - 06:02 . 4.What Can I…

We remember Art Pepper. ‘The Art(ist)’

This day (June 15, 1982), in Los Angeles., died Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr. A.k.a. Art Pepper, an American alto saxophonist and clarinetist.Tracklist : 1 . Mambo Koyama 2 . w/ Jimmy Witherspoon - Past Forty Blues (Live on L.A. Jazz 1981) 3 . Intro to Art (first clip of three) Jazz Performance: The Trip 4 . Notes from a Jazz Survivor Tracklist : You'd Be So Nice to Come Home to . Straight Life .…

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Now' is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after 'Lady Soul' by Atlantic Records.1 . Think (1989) (Official Video) 2 . Respect Think (w/ Sammy Davis Jr., 1968) 3 . I Say A Little Prayer Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) - 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 03:36 . 3.See…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

Atlantic publish The Lemonheads’ fifth album : ‘It’s A Shame About Ray’ (1992)

The Lemonheads' 'It's a Shame About Ray' is their fifth album produced by the Robb Brothers and released on June 2, 1992 by Atlantic1 . Rockin Stroll 2 . Rockin' Stroll/Confetti 3 . Confetti 4 . Confetti (Glastonbury, 1994) 5 . It's a Shame About Ray (1992) 6 . It's a Shame About Ray (on Lemonman) 7 . Rudderless 8 . Rudderless (Reading Festival '97, England, 3PM) 9 . My Drug Buddy (Video) 10 .…

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…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

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…

Moby releases ‘Play,’ his fifth studio album featuring ‘Porcelain’ and ‘Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?’ (1999)

Moby's 'Play' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Porcelain' and 'Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?' and released on May 17, 1999 by Mute / V2 Records. Track Listing : 1.Honey (Moby, Bessie Jones, Alan Lomax) - 03:27 . . 2.Find My Baby (Moby, Willie Jones, Lomax) - 03:58 . . 3.Porcelain (Moby) - 04:01 . 4.Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? (Moby) - 04:23 . 5.South Side (Moby) - 03:48 . 6.Rushing…

Warner Bros. publish The Flaming Lips’ ninth album : ‘The Soft Bulletin’ (1999)

The Flaming Lips's 'The Soft Bulletin' is their ninth studio album co-produced with Dave Fridmann & Scott Booker and released on May 17, 1999 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Race For The Prize (The Flaming Lips) - 04:09 . 2.A Spoonful Weighs A Ton (The Flaming Lips) - 03:32 . 3.The Spark That Bled (The Flaming Lips) - 05:55 . 4.The Spiderbite Song (The Flaming Lips) - 04:02 .…

Beggars Banquet publish The Associates’ second album : ‘Sulk’ (1982)

The Associates' 'Sulk' is their second studio album co-produced with Mike Hedges released on May 14, 1982 by Beggars BanquetTrack Listing : 1.Arrogance Gave Him Up (Alan Rankine, Billy Mackenzie) - 02:57 . 2.No (Alan Rankine, Billy Mackenzie) - 05:41 . 3.Bap De La Bap (Alan Rankine, Billy Mackenzie) - 04:13 . 4.Gloomy Sunday (Rezső Seress, Sam M. Lewis) - 04:09 . 5.Nude Spoons (Alan Rankine,…

Happy Birthday Donovan

May 10, 1946 - Donovan Philips Leitch simply known as Donovan, Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist is 75. Happy Birthday Sir if in England, you do not want to miss "live on the BBC", the "New Musical Express Pollwinners 1965" with The Moody Blues, Freddie & the Dreamers, Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames, The Seekers, Herman's Hermits, The Ivy League, Sounds Incorporated, Wayne…

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…

Gordy publish ‘Wish It Would Rain,’ an album by The Temptations (1968)

The Temptations' 'Wish It Would Rain' is an album (the final from the group's 'Classic-5' era) released on April 29, 1968 by Gordy.Track Listing : 1.I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You) (Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) - 03:33 . 2.Cindy (Smokey Robinson) - 03:08 . 3.I Wish It Would Rain (Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) - 02:48 . 4.Please Return Your…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 17/52

Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, Gary Moore, Otis Rush, Gary Clark Jr., Albert King, , Ronnie Van Zant, Dave Stewart, Pete Townshend, Mike Campbell, Daryl Stuermer

Michael Bublé publishes his eighth album : ‘To Be Loved’ (2013)

Michael Bublé's 'To Be Loved' is his eighth studio album produced by Bob Rock and released on April 22, 2013 by 143 / Reprise Track Listing : 1.You Make Me Feel So Young (Mack Gordon) - 03:06 . 2.It'S A Beautiful Day (Michael Bublé, Bob Rock, Alan Chang) - 03:19 . 3.To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:15 . 4.Who'S Lovin You (William Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy) - 02:56 . 5.Something…

Bob Dylan is in Toronto (1980)

April 20, 1980 - Bob Dylan shares the stage with Fred Tackett (g), Spooner Oldham (kb), Tim Drummond (b), Terry Young (kb), Jim Keltner (d), Clydie King, Gwen Evans, Mary Elizabeth Bridges, Regina Havis, Mona Lisa Young (bck voc) at Massey Hall in Toronto, Canada

Barbra Streisand records the album ‘Live Concert at the Forum’ during a fundraiser for George McGovern (1972)

Barbra Streisand's 'Live Concert at the Forum' is her second live album recorded on April 15, 1972 during a fundraiser for George McGovern's presidential campaign and released in October 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Sing / Make Your Own Kind Of Music (Joe Raposo, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 04:23 . 2.Starting Here, Starting Now (Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire) - 02:45 . 3.Don'T Rain On My…

Happy Birthday Eric Clapton. ‘We All Clap Clapton’

This day (March 30, 1945), in Ripley, Surrey (UK), is born Eric Clapton, an English guitarist, singer and member of The Yardbirds and Cream.Digest Tracklist : w/ Cream - Spoonfull (1967) . Badge (1977) . Same Old Blues (1986) . Behind The Mask (1987) . Cocaine (1988) . White Room (1992) . w/ Jeff Beck - You Need Love . w/ David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample - At Montreux…

Epic publish ‘Beck, Bogert & Appice,’ the only album by Jeff Beck, Tim Bogert & Carmine Appice (1973)

'Beck, Bogert & Appice' is the only studio album by Jeff Beck with bassist Tim Bogert and drummer Carmine Appice, released on March 26, 1973 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Black Cat Moan (Don Nix) - 03:44 . 2.Lady (Carmine Appice, Jeff Beck, John Voorhis, Tim Bogert, Pete French, Duane Hitchings) – 05:33 . 3.Oh To Love You (Carmine Appice, Jeff Beck, Tim Bogert, Pete French, Duane Hitchings) -…

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis release ‘The Abyssinian Mass’ (2016)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's 'The Abyssinian Mass' is a live album featuring Wynton Marsalis, Damien Sneed and his choir, Chorale Le Chateau and released on March 18, 2016 by Blue Engine Records.Track Listing : 1.Devotional (Wynton Marsalis) - 08:33 . 2.Call To Worship (Wynton Marsalis) - 05:10 . 3.The Lord'S Prayer (Wynton Marsalis) - 04:12 . 4.Processional: "We Are On Our Way" (Wynton…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°120 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Adam Ant, Roni Size Reprazent, Soundgarden, Depeche Mode, Pop Will Eat Itself, The Cranberries, Savage Garden, The Beatles, Julee Cruise, Muse, Madonna, Elton JohnThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (10/52) BUT... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 10/52

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, R.E.M., Lenny Kravitz, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eric Clapton, The Roots, Neneh Cherry, Youssou N'Dour, Stone Temple Pilots, Sting, Pink Floyd, Annie Lennox, Soundgarden They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers .…

United Artists publish ‘Tago Mago,’ Can’s second (double) album (1971)

Can's 'Tago Mago' is their second (double) album (and the first with vocalist Damo Suzuki), released as a double LP in February 1971 by United Artists.Track Listing : 1.Paperhouse (Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Damo Suzuki) - 07:28 . 2.Mushroom (Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Damo Suzuki) - 04:03 . 3.Oh Yeah (Holger Czukay, Michael…

We remember Paco De Lucia. ‘Un Poco De Paco’

This day ( February 25, 2014), in Cancun (Mexico), died Francisco Sánchez Gómez a.k.a. Paco de Lucia, a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist.Tracklist : Festival de Fes (2013) . Buleria Por Solea (2012) . Callejón Del Muro (2004) . Alegrias . w/ Larry Coryell , John McLaughlin - Manhã De Carnaval . w/ John John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola - Meditarena Sundance . Percussion Flamenca . Impetu &…

Joe Bonamassa releases his seventh album ‘The Ballad of John Henry’ (2009)

Joe Bonamassa's 'The Ballad of John Henry' is his seventh studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on February 24, 2009 by J&R Adventures.Track Listing : 1.The Ballad Of John Henry (Joe Bonamassa, Mississippi John Hurt) - 06:26 . 2.Stop! (Gregg Sutton, Bruce Brody) - 06:48 . 3.Last Kiss (Joe Bonamassa) - 07:15 . 4.Jockey Full Of Bourbon (Tom Waits) - 05:22 . 5.Story Of A Quarryman…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°122 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Color Me Badd, Ace of Base, Daft Punk, Jam . Spoon, Deee-Lite, Crush, B.T., Guru Josh, Camisra, Rozalla, N-Trance, Off-ShoreThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (08/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'Music For The Dancers' . Vintage 90s Music Videos…

The Tubes rock Winterland (1975)

February 21, 1975 - alternative band The Tubes - that is Rick Anderson (b), Michael Cotton (synth), Prairie Prince (d), Bill Spooner (g, voc), Roger Steen (g, voc) Re Styles (voc), Fee Waybill (voc) and Vince Welnick (kb) - will be on stage at Winterland in San Francisco, CA

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 06/52

Ben Harper, Brandy, Whitney Houston, D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, Sheryl Crow, The Black Crowes, U2, Tin Machine, Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Ben Harper . Whipping Boy Lifted from : Virgin publish Ben Harper's debut album .…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 06/52

Van Halen, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, IDLES, Europe, AC/DC, Soundgarden, The Black Crowes, Guns N' Roses, Deep Purple, Aerosmith, Pantera They are the ‘Hard . Metal Throwback’ artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Van Halen . She's The Woman Lifted from : Van Halen release their twelfth album .…

We remember Willie Dixon. ‘Hoochie Coochie Dixon’

This day (January 29, 1992), in Burbank, California, died William James 'Willie' Dixon,an American blues musician and prolific songwriter.Tracklist : I Am The Blues (1984) . Rock Me, Shook Me . I Got My Mojo Working . I'M Nervous . Weak Brain And A Narrow Mind . Bassology (1966) . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Otis Spann - Bye Bye Blues (1963) . w/ Friends - Berlin Wall (1978) . Tracklist : Back…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Lady Soul’ featuring ‘Chain of Fools,’ ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and ‘(Sweet Sweet Baby)…

Aretha Franklin's 'Lady Soul' feat. 'Chain of Fools' is an album also including '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' and other hits and released on January 22, 1968 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) - 02:46 . 2.Money Won'T Change You (James Brown Nat Jones) - 02:09 . 3.People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield) - 03:42 . 4.Niki Hoeky (Jim Ford, Lolly Vegas, Pat Vegas) -…

The Pogues release their third album : ‘If I Should Fall From Grace With God’ (1988)

The Pogues' 'If I Should Fall from Grace with God' is their third studio album produced by Steve Lillywhite and released on January 18, 1988 by their own label Pogue MahoneTrack Listing : 1.If I Should Fall From Grace With God (Shane Macgowan) - 02:20 . 2.Turkish Song Of The Damned (Shane Macgowan, Jem Finer) - 03:27 . 3.Bottle Of Smoke (Shane Macgowan, Jem Finer) - 02:47 . 4.Fairytale Of New York…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’ (1969)

Aretha Franklin's 'Soul '69' is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River'S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls Me (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) – 03:28 . 6.Bring It On Home To Me (Sam…