Tom Waits starts the recording of ‘Blue Valentine,’ his sixth album (1978)

Tom Waits' 'Blue Valentine' is his sixth studio album recorded from July 24 till August 26, 1978 and released in September 1978 by Asylum.1 . Kentucky Avenue 2 . A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun 3 . Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis Track listing : 1.Somewhere (From West Side Story) (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:53 . 2.Red Shoes by the Drugstore (Tom Waits) -…

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…

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…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 22/52

Eagles, George Harrison, Steve Miller Band, Bruce Springsteen, Grand Funk Railroad, The Tubes, David Bowie, 10cc, Deep Purple, ABBA, Iggy Pop, Tom Robinson Band They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 360 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Eagles . Take It Easy Lifted from : Asylum publish 'Eagles' first album…

Elton John releases ’21 at 33,’ his fourteenth album featuring ‘Little Jeannie’ (1980)

Elton John's '21 at 33' is his fourteenth studio album released on May 13, 1980 by MCA / Rocket.Track Listing : 1.Chasing The Crown (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:38 . 2.Little Jeannie (Elton John, Gary Osborne) - 05:21 . 3.Sartorial Eloquence (Elton John, Tom Robinson) - 04:42 . 4.Two Rooms At The End Of The World (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:39 . 5.White Lady White Powder (Elton John,…

Eric, Pete, Jeff et al have a ball with ‘The Secret Policeman’ (1981)

<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Eric-Pete-Sting-et-al-have-a-ball-with-The-Secret-The Policeman-1981.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>September 9, 1981 - The Police, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Donovan, Bob Geldof and Johnny Fingers, Tom Robinson, Pete Townshend and more. They all take part in "The Secret The Policeman's Other Ball," a benefit concert for…

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…

Singing With Aretha Franklin

Dennis Edwards & Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues Brothers , Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Michael Mcdonald, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Keith Richards & Whoopi Goldberg

Warner Bros publish Prince’s fifteenth album : ‘Come’ (1994)

Prince's 'Come' is his fifteenth studio album released on August 16, 1994.Track Listing : 1.Come (Prince) - 11:13 . 2.Space (Prince) - 04:28 . 3.Pheromone (Prince) - 05:08 . 4.Loose! (Prince) - 03:26 . 5.Papa (Prince) - 02:48 . 6.Race (Prince) - 04:28 . 7.Dark (Prince) - 06:10 . 8.Solo (David Henry Hwang, Prince) - 03:48 . 9.Letitgo (Prince) - 05:32 . 10.Orgasm (Prince) - 01:39 Musicians : Prince…

Michael Jackson releases ‘Off The Wall,’ his fifth solo album featuring ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’ and ‘Rock with You’ (1979)

Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall' is his fifth solo studio album featuring 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough' and 'Rock with You,' produced by Quincy Jones and released on August 10, 1979 by Epic1 . Don’t Stop 'til You Get Enough (Official Video) 2 . Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough 3 . Rock With You (Official Video) 4 . Rock With You (Yokohama, 1987) 5 . Workin' Day And Night (Bremen, 1992) 6 .…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Back on the Block’ recorded with famous jazz, soul and hip-hop artists (1989)

Quincy Jones's 'Back on the Block' is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more.1 .…

Marvin Gaye records ‘Marvin Gaye at the Copa’ at the Copacabana in New York (1966)

'Marvin Gaye at the Copa' is a live album recorded on August 5-6, 1966 at the Copacabana, a club in New York and not released before 2005.1 . Pride And Joy Track Listing : 1.Introduction/I Concentrate On You (Cole Porter) - 03:19 . 2.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 01:58 . 3.How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (Holland-Dozier-Holland) - 04:48 . 4.Motown Medley 1 (Marvin…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 31/52

Richie Sambora, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray , Eric Clapton, Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen, Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia , Rich Robinson, Jonny Lang, Stanley Jordan, Alvin Lee , Jimmy Page

Lionel Richie releases his third solo album : ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’ featuring ‘Say You, Say Me’ (1986)

Lionel Richie's 'Dancing on the Ceiling' is his third solo album released before he takes a ten years hiatus on July 15, 1986 by Motown.1 . Dancing On The Ceiling (Paris, 2007) 2 . Dancing On The Ceiling 3 . Sela 4 . Ballerina Girl 5 . Love Will Conquer All 6 . Say You Say Me 7 . Say You Say Me (Live) 8 . Say You Say Me (Symphonica In Rosso) Track Listing : 1.Dancing On The Ceiling (Mike…

Michael Jackson finishes the recording of his seventh album : ‘Bad’ featuring ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,’ ‘Man in the Mirror,’ ‘Smooth…

Michael Jackson's 'Bad' is his seventh studio album, recorded from January till July 9, 1987 and released on August 31, 1987 by Epic..1 . Bad (Shortened Version) 2 . The Way You Make Me Feel (Official Video) 3 . Speed Demon (Official Video) 4 . Liberian Girl (Official Video) 5 . Another Part of Me (Official Video) 6 . Man In The Mirror (Official Video) 7 . Dirty Diana (Live) 8 . Leave Me Alone…

4AD publish TV on the Radio’s second album : ‘Return to Cookie Mountain’ featuring David Bowie (2006)

TV on the Radio's 'Return to Cookie Mountain' is their second studio album featuring David Bowie among other guests, produced by David Andrew Sitek and released on July 6, 2006 by 4AD1 . I Was a Lover (Indianapolis) 2 . I Was A Lover (First Ave, 08-30-2011) 3 . Province (on De La Semaine) 4 . Wolf Like Me (on Letterman) 5 . Wolf Like Me (Official Video) 6 . Wolf Like Me (Austin City Limits) 7 .…

Epic publish Sly & the Family Stone’s sixth album : ‘Fresh’ (1973)

Sly & the Family Stone's 'Fresh' is their sixth album, written and produced by Sly Stone and released on June 30, 1973 y Epic. 1 . If You Want Me To Stay 2 . Que Sera, Sera Whatever Will Be, Will Be (on Mike Douglas 1974) Track Listing : 1.In Time (Sly Stone) - 05:48 . 2.If You Want Me To Stay (Sly Stone) - 03:01 . 3.Let Me Have It All (Sly Stone) - 02:56 . 4.Frisky (Sly Stone) - 03:12 .…

Geffen release ‘The Cure,’ their self titled twelfth album featuring ‘The End of the World’ (2004)

'The Cure' is their eponymous twelfth studio album recorded in Los Angeles and released on 29 June 2004 by Geffen.1 . Lost (Live, 2004) 2 . Labyrinth (Live, 2004) 3 . Labyrinth 4 . Before Three (Live, 2004) 5 . Before 3 (Live) 6 . Anniversary (Live, 2004) 7 . Us or Them (Live ,2005) 8 . Us Or Them (Dallas, TX 05-15-2016) 9 . alt.end 10 . Alt. End (Lyon November 19/2004) 11 . I Don't Know What's…

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…

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 .…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 25/52

Rich Robinson, Gary Moore, John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Jordan, Gary Clark Jr, Eric Clapton, Mick Jones, Jeff Beck, Leslie West, Prince

Singing The Beach Boys

Zara Larsson, John Legend, John Paul White, The Secret Sisters, Badbadnotgood, Jonti, TeamChuck, Vanjah, Dwight Yoakam, Aimee Mann, Michael Penn, Red Sun Rising, Heart, Jubilant Sykes, Billy Joel, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Status Quo, Toni Tennille

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…

UMG Recordings publish Lana Del Rey’s third album : ‘Ultraviolence’ (2014)

Lana Del Rey's 'Ultraviolence' is her third studio album released on June 13, 2014 by UMG Recordings. 1 . Ultraviolence 2 . Ultraviolence (Glastonbury 2014, BBC) 3 . Shades Of Cool 4 . Brooklyn Baby (Endless Summer Tour, Xfinity Center) 5 . West Coast 6 . Cruel World (Live) Track Listing : 1.Cruel World (Lana Del Rey, Blake Stranathan) - 06:39 . 2.Ultraviolence (Lana Del Rey, Daniel Heath) -…

Talking Heads release ‘Little Creatures,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Road to Nowhere’ (1985)

Talking Heads' 'Little Creatures' is their sixth (and biggest-selling) studio album released on June 10, 1985 by Warner Bros./Sire.1 . Stay Up Late 2 . Road To Nowhere (w/ David Byrne) 3 . Road to Nowhere (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.And She Was (David Byrne) - 03:36 . 2.Give Me Back My Name (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth) – 3:20 . 3.Creatures Of Love (David…

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…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Self Portrait,’ his tenth album (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait' is his tenth studio (and a double) album featuring mostly covers and released on June 8, 1970 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Tired Horses (Bob Dylan) - 03:12 . 2.Alberta #1 (Traditional) - 02:57 . 3.I Forgot More Than You'Ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) - 02:23 . 4.Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) - 05:27 . 5.Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon…

‘The Cars’ release their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Just What I Needed’ (1978)

'The Cars' feat. 'Just What I Needed' is their eponymous debut studio album (that will stay 139 weeks on the charts ) released on June 6, 1978 by Elektra. 1 . Good Times Roll (Live 1978) 2 . Good Times Roll (Houston 1984) 3 . My Best Friend's Girl (Live 1978) 4 . Just What I Needed (The Midnight Special 1978) 5 . I'm In Touch With Your World (Live) 6 . Don't Cha Stop (Live 1978) 7 . Dont Cha Stop…

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…

Parlophone publish ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,’ The Beatles’eighth album featuring ‘A Day In The Life’ (1967)

The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' is their eighth studio album produced by George Martin and released on June 1, 1967 by Parlophone.1 . Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band 2 . The Making Of Sgt Pepper Album Documentary 3 . With A Little Help From My Friends (Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, At The Greek) 4 . John Lennon Explaining Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds 5 .…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Still Life,’ a live album recorded during their previous year American Tour (1982)

The Rolling Stones' 'Still Life' is a live album recorded during the band's American Tour in 1981 and released on June 1, 1982 by Rolling Stones/Virgin.1 . Let's Spend The Night Together (Tempe, Arizona '81) 2 . Shattered (Tempe, Arizona '81) 3 . The Shattered (Hampton Coliseum , 1981) 4 . The Twenty Flight Rock (Hampton Coliseum, 1981) 5 . Twenty Flight Rock (Tempe, Arizona '81) 6 . The Going To…

We Remember Django Reinhardt. ‘Le Toucher Manouche’

This day (May 16 , 1953), in Fontainebleau, France, died Jean Django Reinhardt, a virtuoso jazz adn gipsy guitarist.Digest Tracklist : J'Attendrai Swing 1939 . Clip 1945 . Life Documentary 1/5 . Life Documentary 2/5 . Life Documentary 3/5 . Life Documentary 4/5 . Life Documentary 5/5 . Tracklist : Minor swing . Nuages . I'll See You In My Dreams . Honeysuckle Rose . Sweet Georgia Brown .…

Epic release Stevie Ray Vaughan’s second album ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’ recorded with Double Trouble (1984)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Couldn't Stand the Weather' is his second studio album recorded with Double Trouble and released on May 15, 1984 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Scuttle Buttin' (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 01:52 . 2.Couldn'T Stand The Weather (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 04:40 . 3.The Things (That) I Used To Do (Eddie Jones) - 04:55 . 4.Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (Jimi Hendrix) - 08:01 . 5.Cold Shot (W. C.…

Usher releases ‘Here I Stand,’ his fifth album including ‘Love in This Club’ (2008)

Usher's 'Here I Stand' incl. 'Love in This Club' is his fifth studio album released on May 13, 2008 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Usher Raymond Iv, Ryon Lovett, James Jlack Lackey) - 01:28 . 2.Love In This Club (Usher Raymond Iv, Jamal Jones, Lamar Taylor, Jay Jenkins, Ryon Lovett, Keith Thomas, Darnell Dalton) - 04:19 . 3.This Ain'T Sex (Usher Raymond Iv, Christopher Tricky Stewart, Phalon…

Chance the Rapper releases his third mixtape : ‘Coloring Book’ featuring Kanye West, Justin Bieber and 2 Chainz among others (2016)

Chance the Rapper's 'Coloring Book' is his third mixtape featuring Kanye West, Young Thug, Justin Bieber and 2 Chainz among others and released on May 13, 2016 on Apple MusicTrack Listing : 1.All We Got (Chancelor J. Bennett, Kanye West, Grace Weber, Nate Fox, Nico Segal, Peter Wilkins, Francis Farewell Starlite, Vasil Garnanliever, Teddy Jackson, Sima Cunningham, Josephine Lee, Jack Red, Isaiah…

Happy Birthday Burt Bacharach. ‘Anyone Who Has A Burt’

This day (May 12, 1928), in Kansas City, Missouri, is born Burt Bacharach, an American pianist, composer and music producer. Digest Tracklist : That's What Friends Are For (Glastonbury 2015) . Walk On By & A Little Prayer (2009) . Any Day Now (2008) . w/ Adele - Baby It'S You (2008) . w/ Rufus Wainwright - Kentucky bluebird (2005) . w/ Ronald Isley - Alfie (2004) . w/ Dionne Warwick -…