Warner Bros. publish Tower of Power’s album : ‘Urban Renewal’ (1975)

Tower of Power's 'Urban Renewal' is an album (the last to feature lead singer Lenny Williams) released in January 1975 by Warner Bros. Records.

1 . Only So Much Oil In The Ground

2 . Only So Much Oil In The Ground

3 . Come Back Baby (8/17/12)

4 . Maybe It'll Rub Off (8/17/12)

5 . To Say The Least You're The Most

6 . Willin' To Learn

7 . Willing To Learn

8 . Give Me The Proof

9 . Walkin' Up Hip Street (Las Vegas)

10 . Walkin' Up Hip Street (Bb King's, NYC, 4/17/12)

Track Listing : 1.Only So Much Oil In The Ground (Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka) - 03:46 . 2.Come Back, Baby (Bruce Conte, Lenny Williams) - 03:21 . 3.It'S Not The Crime (Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka) - 01:45 . 4.I Won'T Leave Unless You Want Me To (Greg Adams, Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka) - 03:28 . 5.Maybe It'Ll Rub

This week In One-Off Collaborations 08/52

Dr. John & Eric Clapton, Joey Blake & Bobby Mcferrin, Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Rihanna & Ne Yo, Heidi Klum & Seal, Daryl Hall & Smokey Robinson, Carlos Santana & Gato Barbieri, Massive Attack & Portishead, David Sylvian & Robert Fripp, Paco De Lucia, John Mclaughlin & Larry Coryell, Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate, Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana

Bob Dylan records ‘Before the Flood’ an album with the Band (1974)

'Before the Flood' by Bob Dylan & the Band is a live album recorded on February 13–14, 1974, in Los Angeles and released on June 20, 1974 by Asylum Records.

Track Listing : 1.Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'Ll Go Mine) (Bob Dylan) - 04:15 . 2.Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) - 03:14 . 3.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) - 03:27 . 4.Knockin' On Heaven'S Door (Bob Dylan) - 03:51 . 5.It Ain'T Me, Babe (Bob Dylan) - 03:40 . 6.Ballad Of A Thin Man (Bob Dylan) - 03:41 . 7.Up On Cripple Creek (Robbie Robertson) - 05:25 . 8.I Shall Be Released (Bob Dylan) - 03:50 . 9.Endless Highway (Robbie Robertson) - 05:10 . 10.The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Robbie Robertson) - 04:24 . 11.Stage Fright (Robbie Robertson) - 04:45 . 12.Don'T Think Twice, It'S All Right (Bob Dylan) - 04:36 . 13.Just Like A Woman

This week In One-Off Collaborations 52/52

Brian Johnson & Billy Joel, Jeff Beck & Beth Hart, Etta James, Grateful Dead & Tower Of Power, Marianne Faithfull & David Bowie, Kelly Clarkson & John Legend, Annie Lennox & Al Green, Natalie Cole & Diana Krall, Patti Smith & R.E.M, Ian Dury & Mick Jones, Boz Scaggs & Los Lobos, Dean Martin & Tony Bennett, Julie Andrews, John Denver & Placido Domingo

This week In One-Off Collaborations 47/52

Bonnie Raitt & Bruce Hornsby, The Rolling Stones & Bonnie Raitt, Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp & Billy Joel, Josh Groban & Sharon Isbin, Jamey Johnson & Alison Krauss, Bob Welch & Christine McVie, Joe Walsh & Daryl Hall, Johnny Winter & Dr John, Michael Hutchence & Bono, Sheila E & Candy Dulfer, Tower Of Power & Candy Dulfer

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 47/52

Jeff Beck, Shawn Lane, Pat Metheny, Peter Green, Mike Stern, Robin Trower, Joe Walsh, Billy Gibbons, John Mayer, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Collins, Walter Trout, Link Wray

Happy Birthday Steve Cropper. ‘Colonel Steve’

This day (October 21, 1941), in Dora, Missouri, is born Steve Cropper, an American guitarist, best known for his work at Stax Record with Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and more

Tracklist :

1 . Fire It Up (2021)

2 . w/ Benjamin Booker – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (2018)

3 . w/ Dave Mason – Can’t Find My Way Home (2018)

4 . w/The Animals – Time Is Tight (2013)

5 . Summertime (2011)

6 . w/ Robert Cray – Dock Of The Bay (1992)

7 . Blues Brothers Band & Sam Moore – I’ve been loving you ‘1988)

8 . Blues Brothers Band – Sweet Home Chicago

9 . Booker T & The Mg’S – Green Onions

Steve Cropper Top 10 :

Come On & Save Me . With A Little Help From My Friends . Thirty Second Lover . Dedicated To The One I Love . Crop Dustin’ . Help Me Somebody . Don’t Be Ashamed . Think .

Columbia publish Santana’s third album : ‘Santana (III)’ (1971)

'Santana (III) ' is their third (and second self-titled) studio album released in September 1971 in September 1971 by Columbia.

1 . Batuka / No One To Depend On (Santiago, 1992)

2 . Batuka No One To Depend On (San Quentin Prison )

3 . No One To Depend On (1993)

4 . Batuka / No One To Depend On (Santiago, 1992)

5 . Toussaint Louverture (Earthquake Relief, 1989)

6 . Everybody's Everything (w/ SRV)

7 . Everybody's Everything

8 . Guajira (Montreux, 2004)

9 . Guajira (Sacred Fire, Mexico)

10 . Guajira (Kaiser Gold Sounds 96, São Paulo)

11 . Para Los Rumberos

Track listing : 1.Batuka (José Areas, David Brown, Mike Carabello, Greg Rolie, Michael Shrieve) - 03:34 . 2.No One to Depend On (Coke Escovedo, Greg Rolie, Mike Carabello) - 05:31 . 3.Taboo (José Areas, Greg Rolie) - 05:34 . 4.Toussaint

This week In Soul Artists 36/52

Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Gaynor, Rufus, Funkadelic, Salt-N-Pepa & En Vogue, Destiny's Child, Earth, Wind & Fire, Macy Gray, The Jackson 5, Kool and The Gang

Herbie Hancock records ‘Thrust,’ his thirteenth album featuring ‘Butterfly’ (1974)

Herbie Hancock's 'Thrust' is thirteenth studio album released on September 6, 1974 by Columbia.

1 . Actual Proof (2005, w/ Marcus Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roy Hargrove)

2 . Actual Proof (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2010)

Track Listing : 1.Palm Grease (Herbie Hancock) - 10:38 . 2.Actual Proof (Herbie Hancock) - 09:42 . 3.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) – 11:17 . 4.Spank-A-Lee (Herbie Hancock, Mike Clark, Paul Jackson) – 07:12

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Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Hohner D-6 Clavinet, Arp Odyssey, Arp Soloist, Arp 2600, Arp String Ensemble . Bennie Maupin – Soprano And Tenor Saxophone, Saxello, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute . Paul Jackson– Electric Bass . Mike Clark – Drums . Bill Summers - Percussion .

This Week N°353 – New Music Videos (ladies)

Ladies Quotes • Maintenance, but I'm worth a try (Selena Gomez) • Spilling over the sides (Low Girl) • Pour it out, it's not worth cryin' 'bout (Miley Cyrus) • Long as you juggin' out here for me, I got it (SZA) • Okay, so you wanna play rough, I'm reloaded (Iggy Azalea) • I'm just human, we all got needs (Tinashe)

Musicwise : Pop, R&B, Neo Soul, Contemporary Jazz, Rap, Modern Country Pop, Urban Contemporary

Prince releases ‘Graffiti Bridge,’ his twelfth album and the soundtrack to the eponym film (1990)

Prince's 'Graffiti Bridge' is his twelfth studio album (and the soundtrack to the eponym film) released on August 20, 1990 by Paisley Park, Warner Bros.

1 . Graffiti Bridge (Trailer)

Track listing : 1.Can't Stop This Feeling I Got (Prince) - 04:24 . 2.New Power Generation (Prince) - 03:39 . 3.Release It (Prince,Levi Seacer, Jr.) - 03:54 . . 4.The Question of U (Prince) - 03:59 . 5.Elephants & Flowers (Prince) - 03:54 . 6.Round and Round (Prince) - 03:55 . 7.We Can Funk (Prince) - 05:28 . 8.Joy in Repetition (Prince) - 04:53 . 9.Love Machine (Prince, Levi Seacer, Jr., Morris Day) - 03:34 . 10.Tick, Tick, Bang (Prince) - 03:31 . 11.Shake! (Prince) - 04:01 . 12.Thieves in the Temple (Prince) - 03:19 . . 13.The Latest Fashion (Prince) - 04:02 . 14.Melody Cool (Prince) - 03:39 . 15.Still

This week In Soul Artists 33/52

Maxwell, Sly and The Family Stone, Grover Washington Jr., Tower Of Power, The Crusaders, King Curtis and The Kingpins, Ohio Players, Booker T and The MG's, Joe Tex, The Voices Of East Harlem, Larry Graham, Maceo Parker

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.

1 . Shake Your Rump (Amsterdam)

2 . Egg Man

3 . High Plains Drifter (Japan Space Shower, 1995)

4 . POSSE IN EFFECT & HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (Live, 98)

5 . Sounds of Science (Japan Space Shower, 1994)

6 . Sounds Of Science (Kawasaki, 1996)

7 . Hey Ladies

8 . Interview + Looking down the barrel of a gun (Live)

9 . Looking Down The Barrel Of A Gun

10 . Shadrach (Abstract Impressionist Version)

11 . Interview (1989)

Track listing : 1.To All the Girls (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 01:292.Shake Your Rump (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 03:193.Johnny Ryall (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 03:004.Egg Man (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 02:57."Drop it in the Slot" by Tower of Power."Dance to the Music"

Jive publish ‘Homebase’ by DJ Jazzy Jeff & Will Smith a.k.a. The Fresh Prince (1991)

'Homebase' by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince is their fourth studio album released on July 23, 1991 by Jive/RCA .

1 . Summertime

2 . The Things That U Do

3 . Ring My Bell

Track Listing : 1.I'M All That (Rick James, Will Smith, Jeff Townes) - 03:44 . . 2.Summertime (Robert "Kool" Bell, George "Funky" Brown, Robert "Spike" Mickens, Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Claydes Smith, Alton Taylor, Dennis "D.T." Thomas, Richard Westfield) - 04:30 . . 3.The Things That U Do (Will Smith, Jeff Townes) - 04:56 . . 4.This Boy Is Smooth (Jeff Townes) - 04:58 . 5.Ring My Bell (Will Smith, Jeff Townes, Anita Ward) - 04:44 . . 6.A Dog Is A Dog (George Clinton, K. Fingers, Gam, Hula, Linda Shider, Will Smith, David Spradley) - 04:29 . . 7.Caught In The Middle (Love & Life) (Will Smith, Jeff

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 . Ticking (Pontevedra, Solo)

Track Listing : 1.The Bitch Is Back (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:44 . 2.Pinky (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:54 . 3.Grimsby (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:47 . 4.Dixie Lily (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 02:54 . 5.Solar Prestige A Gammon (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 02:52 . 6.You'Re So Static (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 04:52 . 7.I'Ve Seen The Saucers (Elton

Rod Stewart releases ‘A Night on the Town,’ his seventh album featuring ‘Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)’ (1976)

Rod Stewart's 'A Night on the Town' is his seventh album, released on June 18, 1976 by Riva / Warner Bros.

1 . Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) (Official Video)

2 . Tonight's The Night (1976)

3 . First Cut Is The Deepest

4 . The Killing Of Georgie (Part I & II) (Official Video)

5 . The balltrap (Live, feb 2014)

6 . Pretty Flamingo (A night on the town TV special 1976)

7 . Big bayou (Melbourne, 1977)

8 . The wild side of life (Honky Tonk Angels, 1981)

9 . The wild side of life (A night on the town TV special 1976)

Track Listing : 1.Tonight'S The Night (Rod Stewart) - 03:54 . 2.The First Cut Is The Deepest (Cat Stevens) - 04:31 . 3.Fool For You (Rod Stewart) - 03:49 . 4.The Killing Of Georgie (Rod Stewart) - 06:28 . 5.The Balltrap (Rod Stewart) - 04:37 . 6.Pretty Flamingo (Mark

This week In One-Off Collaborations 17/52

Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins & Jerry Lee Lewis, Mina & Lucio Battisti, Dee Dee Bridgewater & Herbie Hancock, Lalah Hathaway & Snarky Puppy, Rod Stewart & Ron Wood, Joe Bonamassa & Brian Setzer, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen & Michael Stipe, Neil Young & Willie Nelson, Jerry Cantrell & Robert Trujillo, Iggy Pop & Josh Homme, Jack Bruce & Uli Jon Roth, Al Di Meola & Steve Vai

‘The Great Concert of Charles Mingus’ is recorded in Paris with Eric Dolphy, Clifford Jordan et al (1964)

'The Great Concert of Charles Mingus' is a live album recorded on April 19, 1964, at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris and released the same year by America.

1 . So Long Eric1

2 . So Long Eric2

3 . Faubus Fables

Track Listing : 1.A.T.F.W. (Art Tatum, Fats Waller) - 04:17 . 2.Presentation Of Musicians (Charles Mingus) - 01:08 . 3.So Long Eric (Don'T Stay Over There Too Long) (Charles Mingus) - 21:47 . 4.Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk (Charles Mingus) - 14:29 . 5.Fables Of Faubus (Charles Mingus) - 27:46 . 6.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 07:55 . 7.Parkeriana (Dedicated To A Genius) (Charles Mingus) - 27:04 . 8.Meditation For Integration (Or For A Pair Of Wire Cutters) (Charles Mingus) - 22:45

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Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.

Tracklist :

1 . Actual Proof (Austin City Limits)

2 . SoCal Connected (2014)

3 . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012)

4 . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010)

5 . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008)

6 . w/ Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981)

7 . w/ Wayne Shorter Quartet - 'Round Midnight (2007)

8 . w/ Narada Michael Walden, Randy Jackson,Tower Of Power Horns - Bammies (1980)

9 . w/ Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove - Jazz Baltica (2002)

10 . Butterfly (1974)

11 . Chameleon (1998)

12 . w/ Miles Davis Quintet (Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter) - Agitation (1963)

13 . w/ Miles Davis, - Watermelon Man (1988)

14 . w/ Chick Corea - Leap In

We remember Gato Barbieri. ‘The Years Of El Gato’

This day (April 2, 2016), in New York City, died Leandro 'Gato' Barbieri, an Argentinean jazz tenor saxophonist and composer.

Tracklist :

1 . w/ Carlos Santana – Europa (1977)

2 . Live In Montreal 1986

3 . Live At Sob’S

4 . Last Tango In Paris

5 . Entrevista

6 . Reseña

Tracklist :

Last Tango In Paris . Europa . Sweet Glenda . Fiesta . Tupac Amaru . I Want You . Mystica . Straight Into The Sunrise . Milonga Triste . La Podrida .
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you do not want to miss Abdullah Ibrahim (p) John Tchicai, Gato Barbieri(s), Barre Phillips (b), Makaya Ntshoko (d) at Michael Naura´s German Jazz-TV series on NDR

Capitol release Jimi Hendrix ‘Band of Gypsys,’ an album recorded live at Fillmore East (1970)

Jimi Hendrix 'Band of Gypsys' is a live album recorded on January 1, 1970 at Fillmore East, NYC with Billy Cox and Buddy Miles and released on March 25, 1970 by Capitol.

1 . Band Of Gypsys (DVD Preview)

2 . Machine Gun (Copenhagen, 1970)

Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys

Track Listing : 1.Who Knows (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles) - 09:32 . 2.Machine Gun (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles) - 12:36 . 3.Changes (Buddy Miles) - 05:10 . 4.Power To Love (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles) - 06:53 . 5.Message Of Love (Jimi Hendrix) - 05:22 . 6.We Gotta Live Together (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles,Billy Cox) - 05:46

Musicians : Jimi Hendrix – Electric Guitar, Vocals . Billy Cox – Bass Guitar, Vocals . Buddy Miles – Drums, Vocals

Production : Produced By Jimi Hendrix. Wally Heider – Live Recording Engineer . Eddie

Bryan Ferry releases ‘Dylanesque,’ an album of covers of Bob Dylan songs (2007)

Bryan Ferry's 'Dylanesque' is an album of covers of Bob Dylan songs released on March 5, 2007 by Virgin.

1 . Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (2007/02/10, London)

2 . Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues ("BBC Proms Live," 2013)

3 . Simple Twist Of Fate (Live)

4 . Make You Feel My Love

5 . Make You Feel My Love

6 . The Times They Are AC(hangin' - "The London Sessions," 2007)

7 . All I Really Want To Do (Live)

8 . Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Live, Feb, 2007 )

9 . Positively 4th Street (Monaco, 2007)

10 . If Not For You

11 . Gates Of Eden (2007/02/10, London)

12 . All Along The Watchtower

13 . All Along The Watchtower (2007/02/10, London)

Track Listing : 1.Just Like Tom Thumb'S Blues (Bob Dylan) - 03:50 . 2.Simple Twist Of Fate (Bob Dylan) - 05:18 . 3.Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan) - 03:22 .