Tamla publish Smokey Robinson’s ‘Smokey,’ his first solo album (1973)

Smokey Robinson's 'Smokey' is his first solo album after his departure from The Miracles, released on June 19, 1973 by Tamla.Track Listing : 1.Holly (Smokey Robinson) - 04:37 . 2.Medley: Never My Love/Never Can Say Goodbye (Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi, Clifton Davis) - 03:52 . 3.A Silent Partner In A Three-Way Love Affair (Smokey Robinson, Rose Ella Jones) - 04:37 . 4.Just My Soul Responding…

Marvin Gaye releases ‘What’s Going On,’ his eleventh album featuring ‘Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)’ (1971)

Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' is his eleventh (and the first he produced himself) studio album, released on May 21, 1971 by Tamla Records.Track Listing : 1.What'S Going On (Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo ""Obie"" Benson) - 03:53 . 2.What'S Happening Brother (James Nyx, Marvin Gaye) - 02:43 . 3.Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky) (Marvin Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover) - 03:49 . 4.Save…

We remember Marvin Gaye. ‘I Heard It Through Marvin’

This day ( April 1, 1984), in Los Angeles, California, died Marvin Pentz Gay a.k.a. Marvin Gaye , an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Take This Heart Of Mine . What'S Going On? . How Sweet It Is (1974) . Distant Lover . Heavy Love Affair . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Can I Get A Witness . Let'S Get It On . Pride And Joy . Motown On Showtime (2/6) . Motown On Showtime (3/6)…

We wish Happy Birthday to Diana Ross. ‘La Ross’

This day (March 26, 1944), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Diana (Ernestine Earl) Ross a.k.a. Diana Ross , an American singer, who was lead singer of The Supremes.Digest Tracklist : If We Hold on Together (2019) . I'm Coming Out-Ain't No Mountain High Enough (2017) . Baby Love/Stop! In the Name of Love (2015) . More TODAY Than Yesterday (2007) . Interview (2004) . Touch Me In The Morning (1998) .…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

Singing With Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has performed with . myriad of soulful artists. We have selected twelve of them.They are . Sheryl Crow, Joss Stone, Diana Ross, Ashanti, Linda Ronstadt, Dionne Warwick, Jessie J, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Carnes, Aretha Franklin, The Miracles, The Supremes Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sheryl…

Happy Birthday Smokey Robinson. ‘Here’s To You, Mr.Robinson’

This day (February 19, 1940 ), in Detroit, Michigan , is born Smokey Robinson, an American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer.Tracklist : w/ Charlie Wilson - All My Love (2020) . Just To See Her (2019) . Temptations Medley (2018) . My Girl (2016) . Quiet Storm (2014) . in Laughlin Nevada (2012) . w/ Daryl Hall - Sara Smile . w/ Jennifer Hudson - People Get Ready White House (2010) .…

We remember Mary Wilson. ‘Oh Mary Love, My ….’

This day (February 8, 2021), in Henderson, Nevada, died Mary Wilson, American singer and founding member of The SupremesTracklist : Imagine (2018) . I Am Changing (2015) . Up Close The Copa Room . Stop In The Name Of Love (2010) . w/ Sugababes – Stop (2008) . w/ James Gavin – The Lena Horne Project . Walk The Line . Save Me . Green River . The Supremes – Baby Love . In Soul Train Line .…

Stones Throw publish ‘Donuts,’ J Dilla’s second album (2006)

J Dilla's 'Donuts' is his second (and final during his lifetime) studio album released on February 7, 2006 by Stones Throw Records.Track Listing : 1.Donuts (Outro) (J Dilla) - 00:11 . . 2.Workinonit (J Dilla) - 02:57 . 3.Waves (J Dilla) - 01:38 . . 4.Light My Fire (J Dilla) - 00:35 . . 5.The New (J Dilla) - 00:49 . . 6.Stop (J Dilla) - 01:39 . . 7.People (J Dilla) - 01:24 . . 8.The…

We Remember Carl Wilson

February 6, 1998 - Mr.Carl Wilson, American musician, singer, songwriter and co-founder of the Beach Boys passed away aged 51. He is remembered.Released on September 18, 1967, "Smiley Smile" is the twelfth studio album by the Beach Boys. >> The Beach Boys' 'All Summer Long' feat. 'I Get Around' is their sixth studio album released on July 13, 1964 by Capitol. >>The Beach Boys'…

This week In Soul 01/52

Gladys Knight . The Pips, Aretha Franklin . Lou Rawls, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Booker T. . The MG'S, Edwin Starr, James Brown, The Drifters, Sister Sledge, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Smokey Robinson . The Miracles, George Benson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 185 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Gladys Knight . The…

This week In Male Balladeers 01/52

Harry Nilsson, Alex Turner, Lou Rawls, Elvis Costello, Townes Van Zandt, Michael Stipe, Ed Sheeran, George Benson, Smokey Robinson, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Paolo Conte, Simon, Garfunkel They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 185 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Harry Nilsson . Gotta Get Up Lifted from : On English TV today,…

We Remember Dennis Wilson

December 28, 1983 - Dennis Carl Wilson simply known as Dennis Wilson, American musician, singer, co-founder & drummer of the Beach Boys passed away aged 39. He is remembered.Released on September 18, 1967, "Smiley Smile" is the twelfth studio album by the Beach Boys. >> The Beach Boys' 'All Summer Long' feat. 'I Get Around' is their sixth studio album released on July 13, 1964 by…

We remember James Brown. ‘Mr. Feelgood’

This day (December 25, 2006), in Atlanta, Georgia, died James Brownan American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist who is one of the founding fathers of funk music and is a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance.Tracklist : Sex Machine (1971) . Make it Funky (2003) . I Feel Good (1989) . Its A Mans World (1981) . Nature (1979) . The Payback (1974) . Sunny (1971)…

This week In Soul Artists 44/52

James Brown, OutKast, Smokey Robinson, The Miracles, Curtis Mayfield, The Temptations, Melba Moore, The Neville Brothers, Emeli Sandé, Lizz Wright, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 340 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Brown . Out Of Sight Lifted from : On TV today,…

The Tracks of My Tears

Starting and ending with 'Tracks Of My Tears' made famous by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ray Charles, Glover, Henry, Rod Stewart, Lonnie Mack, The Beach Boys and many more.

Light My Fire

Starting and ending with 'Light My Fire' made famous by The Doors, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Erma Franklin, Shirley Bassey, Aretha Franklin, Shirley Bassey and many more.

Jazzin’Around Dinah

From 'Dinah' to 'Dinah' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Akst, Lewis and Young'. It has Otis Redding, Louis Prima, Fats Waller, Betty Roché and many more.

Outkast release ‘Aquemini,’ their third album featuring ‘Rosa Parks’ (1998)

Outkast's 'Aquemini' is their third studio album (its title combines the two Zodiac signs : Aquarius for Big Boi and Gemini for André 3000), released on September 29, 1998 by Laface Records.1 . Rosa Parks (Official Video) 2 . Rosa Parks Track Listing : 1.Hold On, Be strong (Outkast) - 01:11 . 2.Return Of The "G" (André Benjamin, Giorgio Moroder, Organized Noize, Antwan Patton) - 04:49 . 3.Rosa…

OutKast release their second album : ‘ATLiens’ featuring ‘Elevators (Me & You)’ (1996)

OutKast's 'ATLiens' is their second studio album released on August 27, 1996 by LaFace Records.1 . Atliens (Official Video) 2 . Jazzy Belle (Official Video) 3 . Elevators (Me & You) (Official Video) 4 . Two Dope Boyz (In A Cadillac) (Animated Music Video) Track listing : 1.You May Die (Intro) (Joi Gilliam, Myrna Crenshaw, Organized Noize) - 01:05 . ( . 2.Two Dope Boyz (In a Cadillac)…

This week In Soul Artists 21/52

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Soul II Soul, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Minnie Riperton, Jackie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twelfth album : ‘Powerlight’ featuring ‘Fall in Love with Me’ (1983)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Powerlight' is their twelfth studio album produced by Maurice White and released on February 3, 1983 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Fall In Love With Me (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:54 . 2.Spread Your Love (Azar Lawrence, Beloyd Taylor, Maurice White) - 03:51 . 3.Side By Side (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:57 . 4.Straight From The…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 03:02 . 2.Drinking Again (Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber) - 02:48 . 3.Breaking Up Somebody'S Home (Al Jackson Jr., Timothy Matthews) - 03:49 . 4.Surabaya Johnny (Bertolt Brecht, Herbert Hartig, Kurt Weill)…

As we wish Grace Slick a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Jefferson Airplane At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American singer, Grace Slick a 'Happy @|#} th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Jefferson Airplane CREDITSPhoto : Thomas HawkAudio : White Rabbit . Somebody to Love . Embryonic Journey . Today . Volunteers . Plastic Fantastic Lover . She Has Funny Cars . Comin' Back to Me . My Best Friend . It's No Secret . Video : Somebody To Love . White…

This week In New Music Videos N°138

Ariane Villa Lobos, Julia Michaels, Maximiliano Calvo, Nomcebo Zikode, Poundo, Martina La Peligrosa, Jarryd James, Teyana Taylor, Tim Burgess, H.E.R., Woodkid, Kalandra are the performers of the music videos that caught, these past days, our interest and musical or visual liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Ariane Villa Lobos . Tô de Boa More by the…