Tower Of Power ‘funkify’ a winery (2018)

October 16, 2018 - funk powerhouse Tower Of Power still led by tenor saxophonist Emilio Castillo after 50 years, will play three songs "Only So Much Oil" and "Hangin' With My Baby" during a "Cellar Session" held at City Winery In New-York City

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.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…

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 moreTracklist : 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 .…

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)…

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…

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

Journey rock California (2014)

July 26, 2014 - Journey with Ray Greene of Tower Of Power on guest vocals for one number will be at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California

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…

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…

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 .…

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…

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…

‘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.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…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012) . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010) . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008) . w/ .Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Wayne…

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.Digest Tracklist : w/ Carlos Santana - Europa (1977) . Live In Montreal 1986 . Live At Sob'S . Last Tango In Paris . Entrevista . Reseña . Tracklist : Last Tango In Paris . Europa . Sweet Glenda . Fiesta . Tupac Amaru . I Want You . Mystica . Straight Into The Sunrise .…

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.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…

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…

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.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 . 4.The Times They Are A-Changin' (Bob Dylan) - 03:40 . 5.All I Really Wanna Do (Bob Dylan) - 02:29 . 6.Knockin' On Heaven'S Door (Bob…

As we wish guitarist Neal Schon a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the day is perfect for a ‘Journey At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, guitarist Neal Schon a 'Happy 66th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Journey CREDITSPhoto : Atle GrimsbyAudio : Don't Stop Believin' . Any Way You Want It . Faithfully . Wheel in the Sky . Open Arms . Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) . Lights . Who's Crying Now . Only the Young . Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin' . Video : Faithfully . Don't Stop…

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 GuilianaThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 08/52

The Police, Neil Young, Tower Of Power, Sweet, Dr. John, The New Seekers, The Temptations, George Harrison, Yes, Queen, The Tubes, Status Quo They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Police . Can't Stand Losing You Lifted from : BBC tapes Police at . English college (1979)2…

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…

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King - Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan - Midnight Hour . Tell Mama & I'D Rather Go Blind (1989) . At Last . w/ Grateful Dead - Hard To…

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 DomingoThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected…

‘Music For The Dancers’ New Music Videos N°91

El Villano, Chanel West Coast, Ozuna, Naira Marley, Jay Wheeler, Chris Viz, Be Vis . Lost Boy, Ans-T Crazy, Mr Eazi, Kalimete, Kenny, Shilole They are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide dance tunes that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . El Villano . Borombombom More by the…