Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Steve Vai releases ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II,’ an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands (2007)

Steve Vai's 'Sound Theories vol. I & II' is an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands and released on June 26, 2007 by Epic / Red Ink.1 . Kill The Guy With The Ball...The God Eaters 2 . The Murder 3 . Gentle Ways 4 . Answers (Hammersmith Apollo London England 02 Dec 2012) 5 . Salamanders in the Sun (Acoustic, Best Buy Theater, New York, 9/11/12) 6 . Liberty (w/ Brian May,…

Prefab Sprout release ‘Steve McQueen,’ their second album featuring ‘When Love Breaks Down’ (1985)

Prefab Sprout's 'Steve McQueen' is their second album produced by Thomas Dolby, featuring 'When Love Breaks Down' and released on June 22, 1985 by Kitchenware Records. 1 . Faron Young (Munich 1985) 2 . Faron Young 3 . Bonny (Munich 1985) 4 . Appetite 5 . Appetite (Live) 6 . When Love Breaks Down (Official Video) 7 . When Love Breaks Down (Whistle Test) 8 . Goodbye Lucille #1 (Johnny Johnny, OGWT)…

Happy Birthday Steve Vai. ‘Vai Day’

This day (June 6, 1960), in Carle Place, New York, is born Steve Vai, an American guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Tender Surrender (2019) 2 . Dark Matter (2018) 3 . For The Love of God (at the Vai Academy 2017) - 4 . Whispering A Prayer (2016) 5 . Gravity Storm (2013) 6 . The Crying Machine (TEC Awards 2012) 7 . Hendrix tribute day (Santa Cruz Blues Festival, 2011) 8 . I'm The Hell Outta Here…

Pink Martini release ‘Hey Eugene!’ their third album (2007)

Pink Martini's 'Hey Eugene!' is their third full-length album released on May 15, 2007 by Heinz Records.Track Listing : 1.Everywhere (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) - 03:10 . 2.Tempo Perdido (Ataulfo Alves) - 03:42 . 3.Mar Desconocido (Martin Zarzar, Frederic Chopin) - 03:12 . 4.Taya Tan (Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami) - 02:42 . 5.City Of Night (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) - 04:19 . 6.Ojalá…

Happy Birthday Steve Winwood

May 12, 1948 - Steve Winwood, English singer and musician, member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith is 73. Happy Birthday Sir"Live from Madison Square Garden" by Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood is a live album released on May 19, 2009. >>"The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions" is an album recorded with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman on May 2–7, 1970.…

Paul McCartney releases his third solo album produced by George Martin : ‘Tug of War’ featuring ‘Ebony & Ivory’ (1982)

Paul McCartney's 'Tug of War' feat. 'Ebony & Ivory' is his third solo studio album produced by George Martin and released on April 26, 1982 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Tug Of War (Paul McCartney) - 04:22 . 2.Take It Away (Paul McCartney) - 04:14 . 3.Somebody Who Cares (Paul McCartney) - 03:19 . 4.What'S That You'Re Doing? (Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder) - 06:19 . 5.Here Today (Paul…

Jeff Beck releases ‘Blow by Blow’ produced By George Martin (1975)

Jeff Beck's 'Blow by Blow' is his seventh (and first under his name alone) album produced By George Martin and released on March 29, 1975 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.You Know What I Mean (Jeff Beck, Max Middleton) - 04:05 . 2.She'S A Woman (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 04:31 . 3.Constipated Duck (Jeff Beck) - 02:48 . 4.Air Blower (Jeff Beck, Max Middleton, Phil Chen, Richard Bailey) - 05:09 .…

Frank Zappa releases ‘The Man from Utopia’ recorded with guitarist Steve Vai (1983)

Frank Zappa's 'The Man from Utopia' is an album featuring Steve Vai on guitar and released on March 28, 1983 by Barking Pumpkin.Track Listing : 1.Cocaine Decisions (Frank Zappa) - 02:56 . 2.The Dangerous Kitchen (Frank Zappa) - 02:51 . 3.Tink Walks Amok (Frank Zappa) - 03:40 . 4.The Radio Is Broken (Frank Zappa) - 05:52 . 5.Moggio (Frank Zappa) - 03:05 . 6.The Man From Utopia Meets Mary Lou…

Tricky releases ‘Maxinquaye,’ his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird (1995)

Tricky's 'Maxinquaye' is his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird on vocals and released on February 20, 1995 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Overcome (Marcella Detroit, Tricky) - 04:30 . . 2.Ponderosa (Howie B, Martine, Tricky) - 03:31 . . 3.Black Steel (Chuck D, William Drayton, Carlton Ridenhour, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee) - 05:40 . . 4.Hell Is Round The Corner (Isaac Hayes,…

Pink Martini release their sixth album ‘Get Happy’ featuring Rufus Wainwright, Phyllis Diller and more guests (2013)

Pink Martini's 'Get Happy' is their sixth studio album recorded with Phyllis Diller, Philippe Katerine, Meow Meow, Ari Shapiro, the von Trapps, and Rufus Wainwright as guests and released on September 24, 2013 by Heinz Records.Track Listing : 1.Ich Dich Liebe (Max Kolpé, Lotar Olias, Karl Vibach) - 02:36 . 2.Quizás, Quizás, Quizás (Osvaldo Farrés) - 03:18 . 3.I'M Waiting For You (Yan Kuan, Chen…

Guitarist Marc Ribot enrols Tom Waits, Meshell Ndegeocello, Steve Earle et al in the resistance. ‘Here comes back the protest song’

Marc Ribot's "Songs of Resistance 1942-2018" is his twenty fourth album recorded with among other guests Tom Waits, Sam Amidon, Steve Earle, Tift Merritt and Meshell Ndegeocello and released on September 14, 2018 by Anti.(Source Marc Ribot - Songs of Resistance 1942-2018 | Official Site)<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Marc-Ribot-Songs-of-Resistance-RVM-SMALL.jpg'…

Happy Birthday Steve Grossman. ‘New Year’

This day (August 13, 2020), died Steve Grossman an American jazz fusion and hard bop saxophonist.Tracklist : Grabacion . w/ Andrea Nunzi (2012) . Una Mas (2010) . Take The D Train (2008) . live at Ischia (2010) . Sunside Jazz Club (2007) . Steve Grossman Quartet - Gouvy (2008) . The Pace Report Interview . w/ Miles Davis - Jean-Pierre (1991) . Unknown . In A Sentimental Mood (1994) . Tracklist…

Blue Note publish Medeski Martin & Wood’s fifth album : ‘Combustication’ (1998)

Medeski Martin & Wood 's 'Combustication' is their fifth major album released on August 11, 1998 by Blue Note Records.Track Listing : 1.Sugar Craft (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 03:22 . 2.Just Like I Pictured It (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 03:27 . 3.Start·Stop (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 06:39 . 4.Nocturne (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 04:02 . 5.Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho (Medeski Martin & Wood) -…

We Remember Karen Carpenter

February 4, 1983 - Karen Carpenter, American singer, one half of The Carpenters, died at 32 in California from a heart failure caused by an eating disorder. She is remembered.Carpenters' 'Horizon' is their sixth album produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter and released on June 6, 1975 by A&M >> The Carpenters' 'Now & Then' is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a…

On TV today, The Carpenters at ‘The Tonight Show’ (1977)

January 27, 1977 - you do not want to miss the Carpenters chatting and singing at "The Tonight Show" hosted by Steve Martin on NBC <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Horizon_Carpenters_-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Carpenters' 'Horizon'' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/The-Carpenters-Now-Then-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='The…

Atlantic publish The Blues Brothers’ first album : ‘Briefcase Full of Blues,’ recorded live in Los Angeles (1978)

The Blues Brothers' 'Briefcase Full of Blues' is their first album released on November 28, 1978 by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Opening: I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 01:50 . 2.Hey Bartender (Floyd Dixon) - 03:01 . 3.Messin' With The Kid (Mel London) - 03:35 . 4.(I Got Everything I Need) Almost (Donnie Walsh) - 02:50 . 5.Rubber Biscuit (Charles Johnson, Adam R. Levy) - 02:57 .…

As we wish today a happy birthday to Richard Carpenter, the time is perfect for a ‘Carpenters At their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American musician and singer Richard Carpenter a Happy 74th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Carpenters CREDITSPhoto : Erica FelicianoAudio : We've Only Just Begun . Close to You . Superstar . Rainy Days and Mondays . Top of the World . Yesterday Once More . Merry Christmas Darling . Please Mr. Postman . Sleigh Ride . Goodbye to Love . Video…

Swinging ’round Midnight

From 'Big Noise From Winnetka Midnight Swim' to 'Midnight Sun' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz For Dancers' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has B.B. King, Cab Calloway, Sir Julian, Benny Carter and many more.

Duetting Banjos

Featuring Todd Taylor . Banjo . Delivrance . Steve Martin . Bela Fleck . Tony Trischka . The Crow . Making the Oilcan Banjo . Ron Block . Bum Ditty . Clawhammer Banjo . Gerry O'Connor . Irish Banjo . Aguas de Marco

Geffen publish Pat Metheny Group’s album : ‘Letter from Home’ (1989)

Pat Metheny Group's 'Letter from Home' is an album released on June 29, 1989 by Geffen.1 . Have you heard (Live) 2 . Have You Heard (on Night Music, w/ Lyle Mays) 3 . Every summer night (Vienna, 1991) 4 . Better Days Ahead (1989) 5 . Spring Ain't Here (Live) 6 . Beat 70 (1989) 7 . Dream Of The Return (Live) 8 . Slip Away 9 . Letter From Home 10 . Letter From Home (Today Show, NBC) Track Listing :…

Atlantic Records release Brandy’s ‘Afrodisiac,’ her fourth album (2004)

Brandy's 'Afrodisiac' is her fourth studio album produced in part by Timbaland and released on June 28, 2004 by Atlantic Records.1 . Afrodisiac (Official Video) 2 . Afrodisiac (Mobo Awards) 3 . Who Is She 2 U (Miss Teen USA) 4 . Talk About Our Love (The Soul Train Awards, 2016) 5 . Talk About Our Love (w/ Kanye West, TOTP) Track Listing : 1.Who I Am (Warryn Campbell, Joi Campbell) - 03:35 .…

Sony publish Leonard Cohen’s ‘Cohen Live’ recorded on the 1988 and 1993 Tours (1994)

Leonard Cohen's 'Cohen Live' is an album recorded in 1988 on the 'I'm Your Man Tour' and in 1993 on 'The Future World Tour' and released on June 28, 1994 by Sony.1 . Dance Me To The End Of Love (Later with Jools Holland, May '93) 2 . Bird on the Wire (Live, 1993) 3 . Joan of Arc (Live, 1993) 4 . Sisters of Mercy (Barcelona, 1993) 5 . Hallellujah (Barcelona, 1993) 6 . Who By Fire (Night Music) 7 .…

Vertigo release Rod Stewart’s second solo album : ‘Gasoline Alley’ (1970)

Rod Stewart's 'Gasoline Alley' is his second solo studio album co-produced with Lou Reizner and released in June 1970 by Mercury / Vertigo.1 . Gasoline Alley 2 . IT'S ALL OVER NOW (w/ The Faces) 3 . Cut Across Shorty (w/ Ron Wood) 4 . Cut Across Shorty (1970) 5 . Maggie May / Gasoline Alley (w/ Ron Wood, from One Night Only!) Track Listing : 1.Gasoline Alley (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) - 04:02 .…

Eliane Elias releases ‘Bossa Nova Stories,’ her nineteenth album featuring some famous bossa-nova standards (2008)

Eliane Elias' 'Bossa Nova Stories' is her nineteenth studio album released (in time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of bossa nova) on June 24, 2008 by Blue Note.1 . Chega de Saudade (Live) 2 . They cant take that away from me (Live) 3 . Desafinado (Heineken Concerts, 1996) 4 . Bossa Nova Stories (EPK) 5 . A RA (Marseille) Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Norman Gimbel) - 05:22 .…

Def Jam publish The Roots’ ninth album : ‘How I Got Over’ (2010)

The Roots' 'How I Got Over' is their ninth studio album released on June 22, 2010 by Def Jam.1 . Dear God 2.0 (w/ Monsters Of Folk) 2 . Walk Alone (w/ Truck North, PORN & Dice Raw, Highline Ballroom) 3 . Now or Never' 4 . How I Got Over Track Listing : 1.A Peace Of Light (Ahmir Thompson, Ray Angry) - 01:50 . 2.Walk Alone (Tariq Trotter, Jamal Miller, Greg Spearman, Karl Jenkins, Jeremy…

ABC release ‘The Lexicon Of Love,’ their debut album featuring ‘The Look of Love’ (1982)

ABC's 'The Lexicon of Love' is their debut studio album featuring 'The Look of Love,' produced by Trevor Horn and released on June 21, 1982 by Neutron1 . Show Me 2 . Show Me (on "Get Set For Saturday", 1982) 3 . Poison Arrow (Official Video) 4 . Poison Arrow (1982, TopPop) 5 . Many Happy Returns 6 . Tears Are Not Enough (1981) 7 . Tears Are Not Enough (TOTP, 1981) 8 . VALENTINES DAY PROMS 2016 9…

Nelly Furtado releases her third album mostly produced by Timbaland : ‘Loose’ featuring ‘Promiscuous’ and ‘Say It Right’ (2006)

Nelly Furtado's 'Loose' is her third studio album produced mostly by Timbaland and released on June 20, 2006 by Interscope.1 . Maneater (US Version) (Official Video) 2 . Maneater (Sprint Session) 3 . Promiscuous (Official Video, w/ Timbaland) 4 . Promiscuous (Live) 5 . Glow (The Roxy) 6 . Glow 7 . No Hay Igual (w/ Residente Calle 13) (Official Video) 8 . No Hay Igual (The Roxy) 9 . Te Busqué…

East West publish En Vogue’s third album : ‘EV3’ featuring ‘Don’t Let Go (Love)’ (1997)

En Vogue's 'EV3' feat. 'Don't Let Go (Love)' is their third studio album released on June 17, 1997 on East West Records. 1 . Whatever (Official Music Video) 2 . Don't Let Go (Official Video) 3 . Too Gone, Too Long (Official Video) 4 . Too Gone, Too Long (Live, 1997) Track Listing : 1.Whatever (Babyface, Keith Andes, Giuliano Franco) - 04:20 . 2.Don'T Let Go (Andrea Martin,Ivan Matias, Organized…

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…

Björk releases ‘Post,’ her third album featuring ‘Army Of Me’ and ‘Isobel’ (1995)

Björk's 'Post' feat. 'Army Of Me' is her third studio album released on June 13, 1995 by One Little Indian.1 . Hyperballad (Live) 2 . Enjoy (Tibetan Freedom Concert) 3 . Enjoy (Shepherds Bush Empire) 4 . You've been flirting again (Cambridge) 5 . Isobel (ROYAL OPERA HOUSE) 6 . Cover Me (arranged by Jónas Sen= 7 . Headphones (Shepherds Bush Empire) Track Listing : 1.Army Of Me (Björk, Graham…

Earth, Wind & Fire release their ninth album : ‘I Am’ featuring ‘Boogie Wonderland’ & ‘After the Love Has Gone’ (1979)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'I Am' feat. 'Boogie Wonderland' & 'After the Love Has Gone' is their ninth studio album released on June 9, 1979 by Cbs. Track Listing : 1.In The Stone (Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster) - 04:48 . 2.Can'T Let Go (Bill Meyers, Maurice White, Allee Willis) - 03:28 . 3.After The Love Has Gone (David Foster, Jay Graydon, Bill Champlin) - 04:26 . 4.Let Your…

Robert Palmer releases ‘Secrets,’ his fifth solo album featuring ‘Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)’ (1979)

Robert Palmer's 'Secrets' feat. 'Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)' is his fifth solo album released in June 1979 by Island.1 . Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor) 2 . Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor) (Midnight Special) Track Listing : 1.Bad Case Of Loving You (Moon Martin) - 03:10 . 2.Too Good To Be True (Robert Palmer) - 02:54 . 3.Can We Still Be Friends (Todd Rundgren) -…

Verve release ‘That’s What I Say: John Scofield Plays the Music of Ray Charles’ (2005)

‘That's What I Say: John Scofield Plays the Music of Ray Charles' is a tribute album released on June 7, 2005 by Verve Records.1 . Busted (w/ Marcus Belgrave, Berklee) 2 . I Got a Woman (w/ Ricky Skaggs, Berklee) 3 . You Don't Know Me (Berklee) Track Listing : 1.Busted (Harlan Howard) - 06:31 . 2.What'D I Say (Ray Charles) - 06:18 . 3.Sticks And Stones (Henry Glover, Titus Turner) - 03:44 . 4.I…

Bryan Ferry releases ‘Boys and Girls,’ his sixth solo album featuring ‘Slave To Love’ (1985)

Bryan Ferry's 'Boys and Girls' feat. 'Slave To Love' is his sixth (and most successful) solo album released on June 3, 1985 by Eg Records.1 . Slave To Love 2 . Slave To Love (Gorbachev 80's Birthday Royal Albert Hall London) 3 . Don't Stop the Dance (2007-02-10, London) 4 . Windswept 5 . Boys And Girls Track Listing : 1.Sensation (Bryan Ferry) - 05:07 . 2.Slave To Love (Bryan Ferry) - 04:26 .…

Arista release Whitney Houston’s second album : ‘Whitney’ featuring ‘ I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (1987)

Whitney Houston's ‘Whitney' feat. ' I Wanna Dance With Somebody' is her second studio album released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records.1 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Official Video) 2 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody 3 . Love Will Save The Day 4 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Official Video) 5 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Nelson Mandella Freedom Fest, 1988) 6 . So Emotional (Japan) 7 . So…