Today on German TV, T Rex at ‘Hit Kwiss’ (1977)

<img src='// Rex-at-Hit-Kwiss-1977.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>January 21, 1977 - if in Germany, do not miss British band T. Rex doing two songs at "'Hit Kwiss" hosted by Pierre Franck on ARD

T. Rex release their second album : ‘Electric Warrior’ featuring ‘Get It On’ (1971)

T. Rex' 'Electric Warrior' is their second studio album produced by Tony Visconti and released on September 24, 1971 by Fly / Reprise1 . Mambo Sun (1972) 2 . Cosmic Dancer 3 . Jeepster' 4 . Girl 5 . Girl (Wembley, 18th March 1972) 6 . Life's A Gas (1971) 7 . Life's A Gas (w/ Marc Bolan & Cilla Black) Track Listing : 1.Mambo Sun (Marc Bolan) - 03:40 . 2.Cosmic Dancer (Marc Bolan) - 04:30 .…

Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson et al attend Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 7, 1980 - Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at "Aurex Jazz Festival" at Yokohama Stadium, Japan

Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 2, 1980 - Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at "Aurex Jazz Festival" at Budokan in Tokyo,Japan

Jaco Pastorius takes the Word of Mouth Big Band to ‘Aurex Jazz Festival 1982’

During the first week of September 1982, Jaco Pastorius, the Word of Mouth Big Band and a couple of special guests such as Toots Thielemans took part in the "Aurex Jazz Festival" held in three different Japanese venues : Budokan, Tokyo (September 1st), Osaka Festival Hall (September 4th) and Yokohama Stadium (September 5th). Here is what is supposed to be the Tokyo concert plus various excerpts…

Happy Birthday Bebe Rexha

August 30, 1989 - Today we wish Happy Birthday to American singer, Bleta Rexha better known as Bebe RexhaTracklist : 1 . Meant to Be (w/ Florida Georgia Line) 2 . Say My Name (w/ David Guetta & J Balvin) 3 . In The Name Of Love (w/ Martin Garrix) 4 . Me, Myself & I (w/ G-Eazy) 5 . I Got You 6 . No Broken Hearts (w/ Nicki Minaj) 7 . The Way I Are (w/ Lil Wayne) 8 . Home (w/ Machine Gun…

T. Rex release ‘The Slider,’ their seventh album featuring ‘Telegram Sam’ (1972)

T. Rex' 'The Slider' feat. "Telegram Sam" is their seventh studio album produced by Tony Visconti released on July 21, 1972 by EMI / Reprise.1 . Spaceball Ricochet (Live, 1972) 2 . Telegram Sam 3 . Baby Strange 4 . Metal Guru 5 . Buick MacKane' 6 . Telegram Sam(LIVE) 7 . Baby strange Track Listing : 1.Metal Guru (Marc Bolan) - 02:25 . 2.Mystic Lady (Marc Bolan) - 03:09 . 3.Rock On (Marc Bolan)…

Maroon 5 release ‘Overexposed,’ their fourth album featuring ‘Payphone’ with Wiz Khalifa (2012)

Maroon 5's 'Hands All Over' feat. "Moves like Jagger" is their third studio album produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and released on August 18, 2010 by A&M/Octone Records1 . Misery (Official Video) 2 . Give A Little More (Official Video) 3 . Stutter (Vevo Carnival Cruise) 4 . Never Gonna Leave This Bed (Official Video) 5 . Hands All Over (Official Video) 6 . Runaway (Official Video) 7 . Out…

EMI publish T. Rex’ eighth album : ‘Tanx’ (1973)

T. Rex' 'Tanx' is their eighth studio album produced by Tony Visconti and released on January 28, 1973 by EMI. Track Listing : 1.Tenement Lady (Marc Bolan) - 02:55 . 2.Rapids (Marc Bolan) - 02:48 . 3.Mister Mister (Marc Bolan) - 03:29 . 4.Broken Hearted Blues (Marc Bolan) - 02:02 . 5.Shock Rock (Marc Bolan) - 01:43 . 6.Country Honey (Marc Bolan) - 01:47 . 7.Electric Slim And The Factory Hen (Marc…

On TV today, T.Rex on ‘ZDF Disco’ (1972)

<img src='// Rex-on-ZDF-Disco-1972.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>January 15, 1972 - if in Germany, you do not want to miss T. Rex at "Disco" on ZDF

On British TV today, T-Rex at ‘Top Of The Pops’ (1971)

<img src='// Rex-at-Top-Of-The-Pops-1971.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>December 27, 1971 - if in England, do not miss T. Rex performing their hit "Get It On" at “Top Of The Pops” on BBC One

‘T. Rex’ release their eponymous fifth album (1970)

'T. Rex' is their eponymous fifth studio album (the first released after dropping the name Tyrannosaurus Rex) released on December 18, 1970 by Fly / Reprise. Track Listing : 1.The Children Of Rarn (Marc Bolan) - 00:53 . 2.Jewel (Marc Bolan) - 02:46 . 3.The Visit (Marc Bolan) - 01:55 . 4.Childe (Marc Bolan) - 01:41 . 5.The Time Of Love Is Now (Marc Bolan) - 02:42 . 6.Diamond Meadows (Marc Bolan) -…

On TV today, T.Rex and Marc Bolan at ‘Don Kirshner Rock’s Concert’ (1974)

<img src='// Rex-and-Marc-Bolan-at-Don-Kirshner-Rocks-Concert-1974.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>October 8, 1974 - you do not want to miss T. Rex with Marc Bolan doing four songs "Jeepster," "Zip Gun Boogie," "Token Of My Love" and "Get It On" at "The Don Kirshner Rock Concert" on a television channel near you

We Remember Marc Bolan

September 16, 1977 - Marc Bolan, English songwriter, musician, lead singer of T Rex passed away aged 29. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . 20Th Century Boy (w/ T.Rex, Live) 2 . Children Of The Revolution (w/ T.Rex) 3 . Ride A White Swan (w/ T.Rex) 4 . Hot Love (w/ T.Rex) 5 . (Bang A Gong) Get It On (w/ T.Rex,1971) 6 . (w/ David Bowie, Marc Show, 1977) 7 . Life'S A Gas (w/ Cilla Black) 8 .…

Virgin Records publish David Bowie’s twenty-first album : ‘Hours…’ (1999)

David Bowie's 'Hours...' is his twenty-first studio album co-produced with Reeves Gabrels and released on September 21, 1999 by Virgin Records.1 . Thursday's Child (Paris, 1999) 2 . Something In The Air (Paris, 1999) 3 . Survive ("VH1 Storytellers") 4 . The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell / Cracked Actor (Musique Plus, 1999) 5 . Thursday's Child (Madrid, Spain, 1999) 6 . Something In The Air /…

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds release their fifth album : ‘Tender Prey’ (1988)

'Tender Prey' by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds is their fifth studio album recorded inWest Berlin and released on September 19, 1988 by Mute / Reprise. 1 . The Mercy Seat 2 . Deanna 3 . Watching Alice (Hammersmith Apollo, 2003) 4 . Mercy (Live) 5 . City Of Refuge (Roskilde Festival, 1990) 6 . New Morning 7 . The Mercy Seat (2001) 8 . Deanna (Moscow, 17.07.1998) 9 . Watching Alice (Paris Grand…

Erroll Garner records his album : ‘Concert by the Sea’ in Carmel, California (1955)

Erroll Garner's 'Concert by the Sea' is a live album recorded on September 19, 1955 in Carmel, California and released on October 13, 1955 by Columbia.1 . Where Or When (1962) 2 . The Complete Concert By The Sea 3 . Mambo Carmel It's All Right With Me Track Listing : 1.I'Ll Remember April (Gene De Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 04:14 . 2.Teach Me Tonight (Sammy Cahn, De Paul) - 03:37 .…

David Bowie releases his twenty-third album : ‘Reality’ (2003)

David Bowie's 'Reality' is his twenty-third studio album co-produced with Tony Visconti and released on September 16, 2003 by ISO / Columbia.1 . New Killer Star 2 . Pablo Picasso 3 . Never Get Old (A Reality Tour) 4 . Days & Excel Sound 5 . New Killer Star (A Reality Tour) 6 . Pablo Picasso (Uncasville, 2004) 7 . Never Get Old (Live) Track Listing : 1.New Killer Star (David Bowie) - 04:40 .…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 37/52

T. Rex, Talking Heads, Sweet, The Cars, Supertramp, Electric Light Orchestra, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Bob Welch, Robert Wyatt, Nick Mason, Yes, Bruce Springsteen

Benny Goodman visits Yokohama (1980)

September 7, 1980 - Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Eddie Duran (g), Al Obidenski (b) and John Markham (dr) will be on stage at Aurex Jazz Festival, Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama, Japan

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the "Aurex Jazz Festival" happening in three cities.

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson

Jill Scott releases her second album : ‘Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2’ (2004)

Jill Scott's 'Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2' is her second studio album released on August 31, 2004 by Hidden Beach.1 . A Long Walk / Golden (Live 2 . Running Across My Mind (Atlantic City, NJ 3 . Whatever (Live In Paris 4 . Rasool (Live In Paris 5 . My Petition (Live In Paris Track listing : 1.Warm Up (Jill Scott, James Poyser) – 1:20 . 2.I'm Not Afraid (Jill Scott, Omari…

Rough Trade publish ‘The Libertines,’ their eponymous and second album produced by Mick Jones (2004)

'The Libertines' is their eponymous and second studio album produced by Mick Jones and released on August 30, 20041 . Can't Stand Me NowOfficial Video) 2 . Can't Stand Me Now & Dlbits ("Jonathan Ross") 3 . Last Post On The Bugle 4 . Last Post On The Bugle 5 . Don't Be Shy 6 . Man Who Would Be King 7 . The Man Who Would Be King 8 . Music When The Lights Go Out 9 . Music When The Lights Go Out…

This week In Jazz Legends 35/52

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon

Happy Birthday Robert Plant. ‘The Life Of Plant’

This day (August 20, 1948), in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, is born Robert Anthony Plant simply known as Robert Plant, English singer-songwriter, co-founder of Led ZeppelinTracklist : 1 . Dazed And Confused (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) 2 . The Battle of Evermore (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1971) 3 . That’s The Way (w/ Led Zeppelin, Earl Court, 1975) 4 . Kashmir(w/ Led Zeppelin) 5 . Burning Down One…

MCA publish Mary J. Blige’s fourth album : ‘Mary’ (1999)

Mary J. Blige's 'Mary' is her fourth studio album, released on August 17, 1999 by MCA.1 . All That I Can Say 2 . All That I Can Say (On "Leno") 3 . Deep Inside 4 . Deep Inside (Live) 5 . Your Child (Live, The House Of Blues) 6 . Your Child (Live) 7 . No Happy Holiday (Live, 1998) 8 . No Happy Hoildays (Live) 9 . The Love I Never Had 10 . Give Me You Track Listing : 1.All That I Can Say (Lauryn…

Pantera are ‘Gargantuan’ in Ohio (1996)

August 15, 1997 - the "War Of The Gargantuans" tour featuring among other metal bands, Pantera - that is Philip Anselmo (voc), Dimebag Darrell (g), Rex Brown (b) and Vinnie Paul (d) - stops at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

This week In Soul Artists 32/52 [encore]

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson Pickett