Tony Allen – Film of Life

Released on October 20, 2014, "Film of Life" is the tenth album by Nigerian drummer Tony Allen.Track Listing : 1.Moving On (Tony Allen) - 06:41 . 2.Boat Journey (Tony Allen) - 04:44 . 3.Tiger'S Skip (Damon Albarn, Tony Allen) - 03:51 . 4.Ewa (Tony Allen) - 04:11 . 5.Afro Kingfu Beat (Tony Allen) - 06:07 . 6.Koko Dance (Tony Allen) - 06:38 . 7.Go Back (Damon Albarn, Tony Allen) - 05:36 . 8.Ire Omo…

Columbia release Miles Davis’ ‘Miles in the Sky’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson (1968)

Miles Davis' 'Miles in the Sky' is a studio album recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson and released on July 22, 1968 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Stuff (Miles Davis) - 17:03 . 2.Paraphernalia (Wayne Shorter) - 12:42 . 3.Black Comedy (Tony Williams) - 07:31 . 4.Country Son (Miles Davis) - 13:56 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @…

Tony Bennett and Bill Evans end the recording of ‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album’ for Fantasy (1975)

‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album' is a studio album recorded on June 10–13, 1975 and released the same year by Fantasy.1 . Bill Evans with Tony Bennett (Johnny Carson's Tonight Show 10/27/75) 2 . Together Again 3 . Jazz Inspired Track Listing : 1.Young And Foolish (Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt) - 03:54 . 2.The Touch Of Your Lips (Ray Noble) - 03:56 . 3.Some Other Time (Leonard Bernstein,…

Miles Davis records ‘Sorcerer’ with Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams and Ron Carter (1967)

Miles Davis' 'Sorcerer' is the third of five albums recorded on May 16–24, 1967, with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and Ron Carter and released on October 23, 1967 by Columbia .Track Listing : 1.Prince Of Darkness (Wayne Shorter) - 06:30 . 2.Pee Wee (Tony Williams) - 04:51 . 3.Masqualero (Wayne Shorter) - 08:55 . 4.The Sorcerer (Herbie Hancock) - 05:14 . 5.Limbo (Wayne Shorter) -…

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ (2001)

Tony Bennett's 'Playin' with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues' is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records.Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) - 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues) (Peter Chatman) - 03:38 . 3.Don'T Cry Baby (Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger) - 02:43 . 4.Good Morning Heartache…

Miles Davis records ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival' is an album recorded with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams on September 20, 1963 and released on July 31, 2007 By Monterey Jazz Festival Records.Track Listing : 1.Waiting For Miles – 0:41 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 11:24 . 3.So What (Miles Davis) – 11:20 . 4.Stella By…

We remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti. ‘The African King’

This day (August 2, 1997), inLagos, Nigeria, died Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and pioneer of Afrobeat music.Tracklist : 1 . Teacher Don'T Teach Me No Nonsense 2 . Confusion Break Bones 3 . w/ Egypt 80 – Paris Zenith (1984) 4 . Documentary (1984) 5 . Live In Munich (1983) 6 . w/ Africa 70 - Pansa Pansa (1978) Tracklist : Zombie . Water No Get Enemy .…

Damon Albarn visits París (2014)

May 5, 2014 - Damon Albarn, his musicians plus French rapper Oxmo Puccino on "Clint Eastwood" and drummer Tony Allen on two songs will be on stage at the Alhambra in París

Fela Kuti and his band Africa 70 plus Ginger Baker record ‘Fela Kuti With Ginger Baker – Live!’ (1971)

'Fela Kuti With Ginger Baker - Live!' is an album recorded by Fela's band Africa 70 with Baker on two songs and released on August 30, 1971 by Regal Zonophone.Track listing : 1.Let's Start (Fela Ransome-Kuti) - 08:06 . 2.Black Man's Cry (Fela Ransome-Kuti) - 12:12 . 3.Ye Ye De Smell (Fela Ransome-Kuti) - 03:55 . 4.Egbe Mi O (Carry Me I Want To Die) (Fela Ransome-Kuti) - 12:37 . Musicians : Fela…

Angélique Kidjo gives a funky African reading of a Talking Heads’ milestone. ‘And you may find yourself in another part of the world’

Angélique Kidjo' s 'Remain In Light' is her thirteenth studio album (a take-on the 1980 Talking Heads' album) produced by Jeff Bhasker, featuring Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend frontman, etc. and released on June 8, 2018 by Kravenworks(Source Angélique Kidjo - Remain In Light | Official Site)Drowned In Sound proves a real triumph mining an emotional resonance not…

Herbie Hancock records his thirty-fourth album : ‘Quartet’ with the V.S.O.P. Quartet (1981)

Herbie Hancock's 'Quartet' is his thirty-fourth album recorded on July 28, 1981 with the V.S.O.P. Quartet featuring Ron Carter, Wynton Marsalis and Tony Williams and released in 1982 by Columbia.1 . Well You Needn't 2 . Eye of The Hurricane (1986) 3 . Eye Of The Hurricane 4 . Tokyo (1983) Track listing : . 1.Well You Needn't (Thelonious Monk) - 06:29 . 2.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Cootie…

Rahsaan Roland Kirk records his final album : ‘Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real’ (1977)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk's 'Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real' is his final album recorded on July 18, 1977 with a string section and orchestra and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Boogie Woogie String Along For Real (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 08:52 . 2.I Loves You, Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 01:51 . 3.Make Me A Pallet On The Floor (Traditional) -…

Akon releases his debut album : ‘Trouble’ featuring ‘Lonely’ (2004)

Akon's 'Trouble' feat. 'Lonely' is his debut album released on June 29, 2004 by UpFront / SRC / Universal.1 . Locked Up (Official Video, w/ Styles P) 2 . Locked Up (AOL Sessions) 3 . Trouble Nobody / Bananza (Official Video) 4 . Bananza (Belly Dancer) 5 . Ghetto (Official Video) 6 . Pot Of Gold (Official Video) 7 . Pot Of Gold 8 . Lonely (Official Video) 9 . Lonely (AOL Sessions) 10 . Journey (AOL…

Columbia release Beyoncé’s debut album : ‘Dangerously in Love’ featuring ‘Crazy in Love’ (2003)

Beyoncé's 'Dangerously in Love' feat. "Crazy in Love" is her debut studio album released on June 24, 2003 by Columbia.1 . Crazy In Love (w/ Jay-Z) 2 . Naughty Girl 3 . Baby Boy (w/ Sean Paul 4 . Be With You (Early Show, 09.07.03) 5 . Me, Myself and I 6 . Me, Myself & I (AOL Music Sessions) 7 . Me Myself And I (Billboard Awards, 2003) 8 . Speechless (Live, 2011) 9 . Dangerously In Love (Live)…

Interscope publish Brian Setzer Orchestra’s third album : ‘The Dirty Boogie’ (1998)

Brian Setzer Orchestra's 'The Dirty Boogie' is their third album released on June 23, 1998 by Interscope.1 . This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof 2 . This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof (Japan, 2001) 3 . THE DIRTY BOOGIE 4 . Let's Live It Up 5 . Sleepwalk 6 . Sleepwalk (Live) 7 . Jump Jive An' Wail 8 . Since I Don't Have You (Hard Rock Cafe) 9 . Since I Don't Have You 10 . As Long As I'm Singin 11 . As Long As…

Miles Davis records his last fully acoustic album ‘Nefertiti’ for Columbia (1967)

Miles Davis' 'Nefertiti' is a studio (and his last fully acoustic) recorded on June 7, 22-23 and July 19, 1967 and released in December 1967 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) - 07:55 . 2.Fall (Wayne Shorter) - 06:38 . 3.Hand Jive (Tony Williams) – 08:57 . 4.Madness (Herbie Hancock) – 07:33 . 5.Riot (Herbie Hancock) – 03:05 . 6.Pinocchio (Wayne Shorter) - 05:08 Musicians :…

Kanye West release ‘Yeezus’ his sixth album featuring ‘Black Skinhead’ and ‘Bound 2’ (2013)

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' is his sixth studio album featuring 'Black Skinhead' and 'Bound 2' and released on June 18, 2013 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella Records. 1 . BLKKK SKKKN HEAD 2 . Black Skinhead (on SNL) 3 . Kanye Explaining "I Am A God" from Yeezus 4 . New Slaves (on SNL) 5 . New Slaves (w/ Charlie Wilson, Later Archive) 6 . Flashing Lights (w/ Dwele) 7 . Blood On The Leaves (Later... with Jools…

Billie Holiday records ‘Strange Fruit’ and more songs featured on the ‘Lady Sings The Blues’ album (1956)

Billie Holiday's 'Lady Sings the Blues' is an album recorded on June 6, 7, 1956 in New York City and September 3, 1954 in Los Angeles, produced by Norman Granz and released in December 1956 by Clef RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Lady Sings The Blues (Billie Holiday, Herbie Nichols) - 03:46 . 2.Trav'Lin' Light (Trummy Young, Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer) - 03:08 . 3.I Must Have That Man (Dorothy Fields,…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

‘Tin Machine’ featuring David Bowie release their eponymous first album (1989)

'Tin Machine' is their eponymous debut album featuring David Bowie on vocals and released on May 22, 1989 by EMI. Track Listing : 1.Heaven'S In Here (David Bowie) - 06:01 . 2.Tin Machine (David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels, Hunt Sales, Tony Fox Sales) - 03:34 . 3.Prisoner Of Love (David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels, Hunt Sales, Tony Fox Sales) - 04:50 . 4.Crack City (David Bowie) - 04:36 . 5.I Can'T Read…

Miles Davis starts the recording of ‘Miles Ahead’ with Gil Evans (1957)

Miles Davis' 'Miles Ahead' is his first collaboration with Gil Evans after the' Birth of the Cool' sessions, recorded on May 6, 10, 23, 27 and August 22, 1957 and released In November 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Springsville (John Carisi) - 03:27 . 2.The Maids Of Cadiz (Léo Delibes) - 03:53 . 3.The Duke (Dave Brubeck) - 03:35 . 4.My Ship (Kurt Weill) - 04:28 . 5.Miles Ahead (Miles Davis,…

Columbia release Bob Dylan’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ recorded in New York City (1994)

Bob Dylan's 'MTV Unplugged' is a live album recorded in New York City on November 17 and 18, 1994 and released on May 2, 1995 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Tombstone Blues (Bob Dylan) - 04:54 . 2.Shooting Star (Bob Dylan) - 04:06 . 3.All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan) - 03:36 . 4.The Times They Are A-Changin' (Bob Dylan) - 05:48 . 5.John Brown (Bob Dylan) - 05:22 . 6.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35…

For Robert Smith’s (Happy) Birthday, let’s have a ‘The Cure At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer & songwriter Robert Smith a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Cure CREDITSPhoto : spablabAudio : Friday I'm in Love . Boys Don't Cry . Just Like Heaven . Lovesong . Lullaby . Close to Me . Pictures of You . A Forest . Inbetween Days . The Lovecats . Video : Boys Don't Cry . Just Like Heaven . Friday I'm In Love .…

Columbia publish Nas debut album : ‘Illmatic’ (1994)

Nas 'Illmatic' is his debut studio album released on April 19, 1994 by Columbia RecordsTrack Listing : 1.The Genesis (Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, F. Braithwaite) - 01:45 . . 2.N.Y. State Of Mind (Nasir Jones, C.F. Martin) - 04:53 . . 3.Life'S A Bitch (Nasir Jones, A. Cruz, Olu Dara, Ronnie Wilson, Oliver Scott) - 03:30 . . 4.The World Is Yours (Nasir Jones, Pete Rock) - 04:50 . . 5.Halftime…

Rick James releases his fifth album : ‘Street Songs’ featuring ‘Super Freak’ (1981)

Rick James' 'Street Songs' feat. 'Super Freak is his fifth album released on April 7, 1981 by Gordy.Track Listing : 1.Give It To Me Baby (Rick James) - 04:08 . 2.Ghetto Life (Rick James) - 04:20 . 3.Make Love To Me (Rick James) - 04:48 . 4.Mr. Policeman (Rick James) - 04:17 . 5.Super Freak (Rick James, Alonzo Miller) - 03:24 . 6.Fire And Desire (Rick James) - 07:17 . 7.Call Me Up (Rick James) -…

Capitol release Wings’ fifth album : ‘Wings at the Speed of Sound’ produced by Paul Mccartney (1976)

'Wings at the Speed of Sound' is their fifth studio album produced by leader Paul McCartney and released on March 25, 1976 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Let 'Em In (Paul McCartney) - 05:10 . 2.The Note You Never Wrote (Paul McCartney) - 04:19 . 3.She'S My Baby (Paul McCartney) - 03:06 . 4.Beware My Love (Paul McCartney) - 06:27 . 5.Wino Junko (Jimmy Mcculloch/Colin Allen) – 05:19 . 6.Silly Love…

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don't Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 . On Broadway (2008) . w/ Lee Ritenour - Tribute Wew Montgomery . This Masquarade…

Joe Bonamassa publishes ‘Dust Bowl,’ his ninth album (2011)

Joe Bonamassa's 'Dust Bowl' is his ninth studio album released on March 22, 2011 by J&R Adventure.Track Listing : 1.Slow Train (Joe Bonamassa, Kevin Shirley) - 06:49 . 2.Dust Bowl (Joe Bonamassa) - 04:33 . 3.Tennessee Plates (John Hiatt, John Porter) - 04:18 . 4.The Meaning Of The Blues (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth) - 05:44 . 5.Black Lung Heartache (Joe Bonamassa) - 04:14 . 6.You Better Watch…

Boz Scaggs releases his immensely successful album : ‘Silk Degrees’ (1976)

Boz Scaggs' 'Silk Degrees' is his seventh album (that will eventually spend 115 weeks on the Billboard 200) released in March 1976 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.What Can I Say (Boz Scaggs, David David Paich) - 03:01 . 2.Georgia (Boz Scaggs) - 03:57 . 3.Jump Street (Boz Scaggs, David David Paich) - 05:14 . 4.What Do You Want The Girl To Do (Allen Toussaint) - 03:53 . 5.Harbor Lights (Boz…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

TLC release ‘FanMail,’ their third album featuring ‘No Scrubs’ (1999)

TLC's 'FanMail' feat. 'No Scrubs' is their third studio album released on February 23, 1999 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Fanmail (Dallas Austin) - 04:00 . 2.The Vic-E Interpretation (Dallas Austin) - 00:18 . 3.Silly Ho (Dallas Austin) - 04:15 . 4.Whispering Playa (Dallas Austin, Marshall Lorenzo Martin) - 00:52 . 5.No Scrubs (Kevin Shekspere Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle) - 03:34 . 6.I'M…

Steve Vai releases ‘Real Illusions: Reflections,’ his seventh studio album (2005)

Steve Vai's 'Real Illusions: Reflections' is his seventh studio album (and the first part of a three-part concept album) released on February 22, 2005 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Building The Church (Steve Vai) - 04:58 . 2.Dying For Your Love (Steve Vai) - 04:50 . 3.Glorious (Steve Vai) - 04:35 . 4.K'M-Pee-Du-Wee (Steve Vai) - 04:00 . 5.Firewall (Steve Vai) - 04:19 . 6.Freak Show Excess (Steve Vai)…

Elvis Costello & The Attractions release their third album together ‘Get Happy!!’ (1980)

'Get Happy!!' by Elvis Costello and the Attractions is Costello's fourth album and his third with the Attractions, released on February 15, 1980 by F-Beat Records.Track Listing : 1.Love For Tender (Elvis Costello) - 01:57 . 2.Opportunity (Elvis Costello) - 03:13 . 3.The Imposter (Elvis Costello) - 01:58 . 4.Secondary Modern (Elvis Costello) - 01:58 . 5.King Horse (Elvis Costello) - 03:01 .…

Kanye West releases his seventh album : ‘The Life of Pablo’ featuring ‘Famous,’ ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ and ‘Fade’ (2016)

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' is his seventh studio album released on February 14, 2016 by Good.Track Listing : 1.Ultralight Beam (Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Sam Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West, Cydel Young) - 05:21 . 2.Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1 (Pastor T.L. Barrett, Chancelor…

Lambchop release ‘Nixon,’ their fifth album (2000)

Lambchop's 'Nixon' is their fifth studio album produced by Mark Nevers and Kurt Wagner and released on February 7, 2000 by Merge / City Slang Track Listing : 1.The Old Gold Shoe (Kurt Wagner) - 06:21 . 2.Grumpus (Kurt Wagner) - 04:19 . 3.You Masculine You (Kurt Wagner) - 05:59 . 4.Up With People (Kurt Wagner) - 05:59 . 5.Nashville Parent (Kurt Wagner) - 05:38 . 6.What Else Could It Be? (Kurt…

Concord publish Kurt Elling’s album ‘The Gate’ produced by Don Was (2011)

Kurt Elling's 'The Gate' is a studio album produced by Don Was and released on February 7, 2011 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Matte Kudasai (Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin) - 04:19 . 2.Steppin' Out (Joe Jackson) - 04:48 . 3.Come Running To Me (Herbie Hancock, Allee Willis) - 06:06 . 4.Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (Lennon And Mccartney) - 05:39 . 5.Blue In Green (Miles…

Madeleine Peyroux records her sixth album : ‘Standing on the Rooftop’ for Decca (2011)

Madeleine Peyroux' 'Standing on the Rooftop' is her sixth studio album recorded in February, 2011 and released on June 14, 2011 by Decca.Track Listing : 1.Martha My Dear (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:32 . 2.The Kind You Can'T Afford (Madeleine Peyroux, Bill Wyman) - 03:59 . 3.Leaving Home Again (Madeleine Peyroux, Bill Wyman) - 03:35 . 4.The Things I’Ve Seen Today (Madeleine Peyroux, Jenny…

Blue Note publish Norah Jones’ third album : ‘Not Too Late’ (2007)

Norah Jones' 'Not Too Late' is her third studio album released on January 30, 2007 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Wish I Could (Norah Jones, Lee Alexander) - 04:17 . 2.Sinkin' Soon (Norah Jones, Lee Alexander) - 04:37 . 3.The Sun Doesn'T Like You (Norah Jones, Lee Alexander) - 02:59 . 4.Until The End (Norah Jones, Lee Alexander) - 03:55 . 5.Not My Friend (Norah Jones) - 02:54 . 6.Thinking About…