This week In Singing Ladies 33/52

Janis Ian, Joni Mitchell, Tori Amos, Shirley Horn, Diana Krall, Laurel Massé, Mary J. Blige, Roberta Flack, Beth Hart, Melissa Etheridge, Lady Gaga, Madonna

Metallica release their second album : ‘Ride the Lightning’ (1984)

Metallica' s 'Ride the Lightning' is their second studio album produced by Flemming Rasmussen and released on July 27, 1984 by Megaforce Records.1 . Fight Fire With Fire (Mexico City, Orgullo, Pasión, y Gloria) 2 . Fight Fire With Fire (Foxborough, MA, May 19, 2017) 3 . Ride the Lightning (Mexico City, Mexico, March 5, 2017) 4 . Ride the Lightning (Day on the Green, Oakland, CA, August 31, 1985) 5…

Weather Report record ‘Night Passage,’ live in a Los Angeles studio (1980)

Weather Report's 'Night Passage' is their eleventh album recorded live before a crowd of 250 people on July 12 and 13, 1980 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . Fast City (Live, 1983) Track Listing : 1.Night Passage (Joe Zawinul) - 06:30 . 2.Dream Clock (Joe Zawinul) - 06:26 . 3.Port Of Entry (Wayne Shorter) - 05:09 . 4.Forlorn (Joe Zawinul) - 03:55 . 5.Rockin' In Rhythm (Duke Ellington,…

Jay Z’s releases ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ his twelfth studio album featuring Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, among other guests (2013)

Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ is his twelfth studio album featuring Justin Timberlake, Nas, Rick Ross, Frank Ocean and Beyoncé as guests and released on July 4, 2013, by Roc-A-Fella / Roc Nation1 . Holy Grail (w/ Beyonce) 2 . Tom Ford\Run The World (w/ Beyonce) 3 . F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt (On the Run Tour) 4 . On The Run Part II (w/ Beyonce) 5 . On The Run Part II (w/ Beyonce, Stade de…

Verve record ‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio,’ a live album with Peterson, Herb Ellis and Ray Brown (1958)

'On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio' is a live album recorded on July 1-5 1958 with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown and released the same year by Verve.1 . A Gal In Gallico (1958) Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 07:47 . 2.Should I? (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 05:04 . 3.When Lights Are Low (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) - 05:57 . 4.Easy…

Elton John releases his eighth album : ‘Caribou’ featuring ‘Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me’ and ‘The Bitch Is Back’ (1974)

Elton John's 'Caribou' is his eighth album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on June 28, 1974 by MCA Records.1 . The Bitch Is Back (w/ Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney, 1986) 2 . The Bitch Is Back (Live) 3 . Grimsby (1974) 4 . Dixie Lily 5 . Dont let the sun go down on me (Live) 6 . Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Royal Opera House, 2002) 7 . Ticking (The Old Grey Whistle Test, 1974) 8 .…

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…

Happy Birthday Matt Bellamy. The time has come for a ‘Muse At Their Best’ Post

As we wish, today, English singer & songwriter Matt Bellamy a Happy 44th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Muse Video Tracklist : 1 . Uprising 2 . Madness 3 . Starlight 4 . Resistance 5 . Undisclosed Desires 6 . Hysteria 7 . Psycho 8 . Feeling Good 9 . Supermassive Black Hole 10 . Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever) 11 . Dead Inside 12 . Time Is Running…

Def Jam publish Rihanna’s third album : ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’ featuring ‘Umbrella’ & ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ (2007)

Rihanna's 'Good Girl Gone Bad' feat. 'Umbrella' &'Don't Stop the Music' is her third studio album released on May 31, 2007 by Def Jam /SRP Records.1 . Umbrella (Orange Version) (Official Music Video, w/ JAY-Z) 2 . Umbrella (Pepsi Smash) 3 . Don't Stop The Music 4 . Breakin' Dishes (Control Room) 5 . Breakin' Dishes (BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2007) 6 . Shut Up and Drive (AOL Sessions) 7 .…

Eminem releases his sixth album : ‘Relapse’ featuring ‘Crack a Bottle’ and ‘We Made You’ (2009)

Eminem's 'Relapse' is his sixth studio album (the first in five years) released on May 19, 2009 by Aftermath / Shady Records /Interscope Records. Track Listing : 1.Dr. West (Marshall Mathers, Paul Rosenberg) - 01:29 . 2.3 A.M. (Marshall Mathers, Andre Young, Mark Batson, Dawaun Parker, Trevor Lawrence, Mike Elizondo) - 05:19 . 3.My Mom (Marshall Mathers, Andre Young, Mark Batson, Dawaun Parker,…

Maroon 5 release their second album : ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’ featuring ‘Makes Me Wonder’ and ‘Wake Up Call’ (2007)

Maroon 5's 'It Won't Be Soon Before Long' is their second studio album released on May 16, 2007 by A&M/OctoneTrack Listing : 1.If I Never See Your Face Again (Adam Levine, James Valentine) - 03:21 . 2.Makes Me Wonder (Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Michael Madden) - 03:31 . 3.Little Of Your Time (Adam Levine) - 02:17 . 4.Wake Up Call (Adam Levine, James Valentine) - 03:20 . 5.Won'T Go Home…

Branford Marsalis records ‘The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born’ with Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts and Robert Hurs (1991)

Branford Marsalis' 'The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born' is an album recorded with Jeff 'Tain' Watts and Robert Hurs on May 16-18 and June 24, 1991 and released in October 1991 By Sony Music.Track Listing : 1.Roused About (Robert Hurst) - 08:08 . 2.The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (Branford Marsalis) - 13:42 . 3.Xavier'S Lair (Branford Marsalis) - 08:54 . 4.Cain & Abel (Branford…

This week In Hard & Metal Throwback 19/52

Ozzy Osbourne, Golden Earring, Sepultura & Steve Vai, Ratt, UFO & Vinnie Moore, Warrant, Joe Satriani, Michael Schenker Group, Alice Cooper, TOOL, Alice In Chains, The Cult

Radiohead release ‘A Moon Shaped Pool,’ their ninth album (2016)

Radiohead 's "A Moon Shaped Pool" is their ninth studio album released on May 8, 2016.Track Listing : 1.Burn The Witch (Radiohead) - 03:40 . 2.Daydreaming (Radiohead) - 06:24 . 3.Decks Dark (Radiohead) - 04:41 . 4.Desert Island Disk (Radiohead) - 03:44 . 5.Ful Stop (Radiohead) - 06:07 . 6.Glass Eyes (Radiohead) - 02:52 . 7.Identikit (Radiohead) - 04:26 . 8.The Numbers (Radiohead) - 05:45 .…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

Rihanna releases her second album : ‘A Girl like Me’ featuring ‘SOS’ (2006)

Rihanna's 'A Girl like Me' feat. 'SOS' is her second studio album released on April 11, 2006 by Def Jam Recordings.Track Listing : 1.S.O.S. (Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Jonathan Rotem) - 04:00 . 2.Kisses Don'T Lie (E. Amelia Rogers) - 03:52 . 3.Unfaithful (Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen) - 03:48 . 4.We Ride (Tor Erik Hermansen, M. Riddick) - 03:56 . 5.Dem Haters (A. Clarke, E. Amelia Rogers)…

CBS publish ‘The Clash,’ their debut album featuring ‘White Riot’ (1977)

'The Clash' is their eponymous debut studio album released on 8 April 1977 by CBS Records. Track Listing : 1.Janie Jones (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) - 02:03 . 2.Remote Control (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) - 03:00 . 3.I'M So Bored With The Usa (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) - 02:25 . 4.White Riot (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) - 01:56 . 5.Hate And War (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) - 02:05 . 6.What'S My Name…

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…

Usher releases ‘Raymond v. Raymond,’ his sixth album on LaFace Records (2010)

Usher's 'Raymond v. Raymond' is his sixth studio album recorded during 2008 to 2010 and released on March 26, 2010 by LaFace Records.Track Listing : 1.Monstar (Usher Raymond Iv, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila, Miguel Pimentel, Juan Najera) - 05:01 . 2.Hey Daddy (Usher Raymond, Richard Butler Jr., Andrew Harr, Jermaine Jackson, Algernod Washington) - 03:44 .…

Arista Records release Usher’s fourth studio album : ‘Confessions’ produced (mostly) by Jermaine Dupri (2004)

Usher's 'Confessions' is his fourth studio album produced (mostly) by Jermaine Dupri and released on March 23, 2004 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro - 00:46 . 2.Yeah! (Jonathan Smith, Sean Garrett, Patrick "J. Que" Smith, Christopher Bridges, Robert Mcdowell, James Phillips, Lamarquis Jefferson) - 04:10 . 3.Throwback (Richard P. Butler Jr., Justin Smith, Patrick "J. Que" Smith, Lamont…

XL/ Interscope publish ‘Arular,’ M.I.A.’s debut album (2005)

M.I.A.'s 'Arular' is her debut studio album released on March 22, 2005 by XL/ InterscopeTrack Listing : 1.Banana Skit (Maya Arulpragasam) - 00:36 . 2.Pull Up The People (Maya Arulpragasam, A. Brucker, Paul Byrne) - 03:45 . 3.Bucky Done Gun (Maya Arulpragasam, Wesley Pentz, Bill Conti, Ayn Robbins, Carol Connors) - 03:46 . 4.Fire Fire (Maya Arulpragasam, Anthony Whiting) - 03:38 . 5.Freedom Skit…

Frank Zappa releases ‘Apostrophe,’ a self-parody concept album (1974)

Frank Zappa's 'Apostrophe' is his eighteenth album released on March 22, 1974 by Discreet. Track Listing : 1.Don'T Eat The Yellow Snow (Frank Zappa) - 02:07 . 2.Nanook Rubs It (Frank Zappa) - 04:38 . 3.St. Alfonzo'S Pancake Breakfast (Frank Zappa) - 01:50 . 4.Father O'Blivion (Frank Zappa) - 02:18 . 5.Cosmik Debris (Frank Zappa) - 04:14 . 6.Excentrifugal Forz (Frank Zappa) - 01:33 . 7.Apostrophe…

Joni Mitchell releases her debut album ‘Song to a Seagull,’ produced by David Crosby (1968)

Joni Mitchell's 'Song to a Seagull' is her debut album (also titled 'Joni Mitchell') produced by David Crosby and released in March 1968 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I Had A King (Joni Mitchell) - 03:37 . 2.Michael From Mountains (Joni Mitchell) - 03:41 . 3.Night In The City (Joni Mitchell) - 02:30 . 4.Marcie (Joni Mitchell) - 04:35 . 5.Nathan La Franeer (Joni Mitchell) - 03:18 . 6.Sisotowbell…

Michel Petrucciani records ‘Solo Live’ at  The ‘Alte Oper’ In Frankfurt (1997)

Michel Petrucciani's 'Solo Live' is a piano album recorded on February 27,1997 in Frankfurt and released in 1998 By Dreyfus.Track Listing : 1.Looking Up (Michel Petrucciani) - 04:24 . 2.Besame Mucho (Consuelo Velázquez) – 04:03 . 3.Rachid (Michel Petrucciani) - 02:22 . 4.Chloe Meets Gershwin (Michel Petrucciani) - 04:08 . 5.Home (Michel Petrucciani) - 03:40 . 6.Brazilian Like (Michel Petrucciani)…

Lou Rawls records his debut album : ‘Stormy Monday’ a.k.a. ‘I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water’ with the Les McCann trio (1962)

Lou Rawls' 'Stormy Monday' is his debut album also known as 'I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water' recorded on February 5–12, 1962, with the Les McCann trio and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.(They Call It) Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) - 03:45 . 2.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday) - 04:30 . 3.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) - 03:11 . 4.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) -…

Lana Del Rey releases her second album : ‘Born to Die’ featuring ‘Video Games’ (2012)

Lana Del Rey's 'Born to Die' is her second studio album released on January 27, 2012 by Interscope RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Born To Die (Justin Parker, Lana Del Rey) - 04:46 . 2.Off To The Races (Tim Larcombe, Lana Del Rey) - 04:59 . 3.Blue Jeans (Emile Haynie, Dan Heath, Lana Del Rey) - 03:29 . 4.Video Games (Justin Parker, Lana Del Rey) - 04:41 . 5.Diet Mountain Dew (Mike Daly, Lana Del Rey) -…

Pere Ubu release their debut album : ‘The Modern Dance’ (1978)

Pere Ubu's 'The Modern Dance' is their debut album co-produced with Ken Hamann and released in January 1978 by Blank Track Listing : 1.Non-Alignment Pact (David Thomas, Tom Herman, Allen Ravenstine, Tony Maimone, Scott Krauss)- 03:18 . 2.The Modern Dance (David Thomas, Tom Herman, Allen Ravenstine, Tony Maimone, Scott Krauss)- 03:28 . 3.Laughing (David Thomas, Tom Herman, Allen Ravenstine, Tony…

Big Black release their debut album : ‘Atomizer’ (1986)

Big Black's 'Atomizer' is their debut album released on January 1, 1986 by HomesteadTrack Listing : 1.Jordan, Minnesota (Big Black) - 03:20 . 2.Passing Complexion (Big Black) - 03:05 . 3.Big Money (Big Black) - 02:30 . 4.Kerosene (Big Black) - 06:05 . 5.Bad Houses (Big Black) - 03:10 . 6.Fists Of Love (Big Black) - 04:21 . 7.Stinking Drunk (Big Black) - 03:27 . 8.Bazooka Joe (Big Black) - 04:23 .…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 47/52

Evanescence, Marilyn Manson, Mötley Crüe, Lamb of God, Pearl Jam, Scorpions, KISS, Alice Cooper, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Metallica, TOOL They are the 'Hard . Metal Throwback' artists selected among the 350 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist1 . Evanescence . Going Under Lifted from : Evanescence close their Fall tour (2016)2 . Marilyn…

Rihanna releases her fourth album : ‘Rated R’ featuring ‘Russian Roulette,’ ‘Hard,’ ‘Rude Boy,’ and ‘Te Amo’ (2009)

Rihanna's 'Rated R' is her fourth studio album featuring (among others) Young Jeezy, will.i.am, Justin Timberlake and Slash as guests and released on November 20, 2009 by Def Jam.Track Listing : 1.Mad House (Makeba Riddick, Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Robyn Fenty) - 01:34 . 2.Wait Your Turn (James Fauntleroy Ii, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Takura Tendayi, Robyn…

Snoop Dogg releases his seventh album : ‘R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece’ featuring ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ and ‘Signs’ (2004)

Snoop Dogg's 'R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece' is his seventh studio album released on November 16, 2004, by Doggystyle Records.Track Listing : 1. I Love To Give You Light (Calvin Broadus Jr., Priest Brooks, Alan Maman Andraé Crouch) - 02:38 . . 2.Bang Out (Calvin Broadus Jr., Jasmin Lopez, Jonathan Rotem) - 03:05 . 3.Drop It Like It'S Hot (Calvin Broadus Jr., Chad Hugo, Pharrell…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1955)

'Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet' is an album recorded on November 16, 1955, with John Coltrane on tenor saxophone plus Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones and released in April 1956 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Just Squeeze Me (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 07:27 . 2.There Is No Greater Love (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 05:19 . 3.How Am I To Know? (Dorothy Parker, Jack King)…

Rihanna releases her fifth album : ‘Loud’ featuring ‘Only Girl (In the World),’ ‘What’s My Name?’and ‘S&M’ (2010)

Rihanna's 'Loud' is her fifth studio album featuring Drake, Nicki Minaj and Eminem and released on November 12, 2010 by Def Jam / SRP Records.Track Listing : 1.S&M (Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm, Ester Dean) - 04:03 . 2.What'S My Name? (Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Ester Dean, Traci Hale, Aubrey Graham) - 04:23 . 3.Cheers (Drink To That) (Andrew Harr, Jermaine…

4AD publish Bauhaus debut album ‘In The Flat Field’ (1980)

Bauhaus' "In the Flat Field" is their debut studio album produced by the band and released on November 3, 1980 by 4AD.Track Listing : 1.Double Dare (Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J, Kevin Haskins) - 04:54 . 2.In The Flat Field (Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J, Kevin Haskins) - 04:00 . 3.A God In An Alcove (Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J, Kevin Haskins) - 04:08 . 4.Dive (Peter Murphy, Daniel…

John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Good Morning Intro (Drew Ramsey, Shannon Sanders) - 00:46 . 2.Green Light (André Benjamin, James Neng-Hsien Ho, Rick Nowels) - 04:44 . 3.It'S Over (Kanye West, Pharrell Williams) - 04:27 . 4.Everybody Knows…

Geffen publish Robbie Robertson’s eponymous solo debut album (1987)

'Robbie Robertson' is his eponymous solo debut album co-produced with Daniel Lanois and released on October 27, 1987 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Fallen Angel (Robbie Robertson, Martin Page) - 05:52 . 2.Showdown At Big Sky (Robbie Robertson) - 04:43 . 3.Broken Arrow (Robbie Robertson) - 05:17 . 4.Sweet Fire Of Love (Robbie Robertson, U2) - 05:08 . 5.American Roulette (Robbie Robertson) - 04:46 .…