Julie London begins the recording of her debut album : ‘Julie Is Her Name’ (1955)

Julie London's 'Julie Is Her Name' is her debut album produced by Bobby Troup, recorded on August 8 & 9, 1955 and released in December 1955 by Liberty Records1 . Cry Me A River Track Listing : 1.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) - 02:36 . 2.I Should Care (Paul Weston, Axel Stordahl, Sammy Cahn.2:35 . 3.I'M In The Mood For Love (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) - 02:28 . 4.I'M Glad There Is You…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) - 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) - 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) - 07:32 . 4.You Put A Move On My Heart (Rod Temperton) - 06:13 . 5.Rock With You (Rod…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 . 4.Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:59 . 5.Fever (Eddie Cooley,…

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…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 40/52

Slayer, Living Colour, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Uli Jon Roth, Joe Satriani, Iron Maiden, Evanescence, Foreigner, Alice Cooper, Meat Loaf, Scorpions They are the 'Hard . Metal Throwback' artists selected among the 321 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Slayer . Piece By Piece More by the same : Def Jam Publish ‘Reign In Blood,’…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 40/52

George Benson, Philip Catherine, Stanley Jordan, Allan Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, Ali Farka Touré, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Matt Schofield, Uli Jon Roth, Nita Strauss, Jeff Beck, Thurston MooreThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 321 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . George Benson . I Wanna Hold Your Hand Lifted from :…

We remember Jimi Hendrix. ‘The Wind Cried Jimi’

This day (September 18, 1970), in London, died James Marshall a.k.a. Jimi Hendrix ,an American guitarist, singer and composer.Digest Tracklist : The Wind Cries Mary . Life And Career . Spanish Castle Magic . Hey Joe . Red House . Voodoo Child . Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show Trailer . Tracklist : All Along the Watchtower . Purple Haze . Hey Joe . Little Wing . The Wind Cries Mary . Fire .…

Nonesuch publish Randy Newman’s eleventh album : ‘Dark Matter’ (2017)

Randy Newman 's 'Dark Matter' is his eleventh studio album released on August 4, 2017 by Nonesuch.1 . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert 2 . Putin (Official Video) 3 . Sonny Boy 4 . It's A Jungle Out There (Hollywood in Vienna, 2014) 5 . She Chose Me (Electric Lady Sessions) 6 . Takes On Politics With His New Album (HBO) Track Listing : . 1.The Great Debate (Randy Newman) - 08:09 . 2.Brothers (Randy…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 07/12

The Doors, The Yardbirds, Cream, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Johnny Rivers, Little Richard, Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger, Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, John Mayall, Jethro Tull

Hidden Beach Records publish ‘Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1,’ her debut album (2000)

'Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1' is her debut album released on July 18, 2000 by Hidden Beach.1 . Gettin In The Way 2 . Gettin' in the Way (Live) 3 . A Long Walk / Golden (Live) 4 . He Loves Me (Live, 2001) 5 . The Way / Whenever You're Around (Live) 6 . Love Rain (Live) Track Listing : 1.Jilltro (Andre Harris, Darren Henson) - 01:03 . 2.Do You Remember (Jill Scottandre Harris) -…

Capitol Records publish ‘Foo Fighters,’ their self-titled debut album featuring ‘Big Me’ (1995)

'Foo Fighters' is their eponymous debut studio album fully written and recorded by Dave Grohl and released on July 4, 1995 by Capitol Records.1 . This Is A Call (on Letterman) 2 . I'll Stick Around (Official Video) 3 . I'll Stick Around (Live) 4 . Big Me (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.This Is A Call (Dave Grohl) - 03:53 . 2.I'Ll Stick Around (Dave Grohl) - 03:52 . 3.Big Me (Dave Grohl) -…

The Jacksons release ‘Victory’ featuring ‘State of Shock’ recorded with Mick Jagger (1984)

The Jacksons' 'Victory' is their seventeenth (and the first and only one to include all si brothers) studio album released on July 2, 1984 by Epic.1 . Torture (Official Video) 2 . VICTORY 3 . State Of Shock (w/ Michael, Mick AND Freddie) Track Listing : 1.Torture (Jackie Jackson, Kathy Wakefield) - 04:53 . 2.Wait (Jackie Jackson, David Paich) - 05:25 . 3.One More Chance (Randy Jackson) - 05:06 .…

Wyclef Jean releases his debut album : ‘The Carnival’ featuring ‘Gone Till November’ (1997)

Wyclef Jean's 'The Carnival' is his debut album, mixing hip hop, reggae, folk, disco, soul, Son Cubano and Haitian music, released on June 24, 1997 by Sony Music/Columbia Records.1 . Anything Can Happen 2 . Gone Till November 3 . Gone Till November (on 2 Meter Sessions) 4 . We Trying To Stay Alive (w/ John Forté, Pras 5 . Sweetest Thing (w/ Lauryn Hill) + We trying to stay alive(Cannes Festival,…

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…

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…

David Bowie releases his eighth album : ‘Diamond Dogs’ featuring ‘Rebel Rebel’ and ‘1984’ (1974)

David Bowie's 'Diamond Dogs' feat. 'Rebel Rebel'" is his eighth studio album released on May 24, 1974 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Future Legend (David Bowie) - 01:05 . 2.Diamond Dogs (David Bowie) - 05:56 . 3.Sweet Thing (David Bowie) - 03:39 . 4.Candidate (David Bowie) - 02:40 . 5.Sweet Thing (Reprise) (David Bowie) - 02:31 . 6.Rebel Rebel (David Bowie) - 04:30 . 7.Rock 'N' Roll With Me (David…

Common releases ‘Be,’ his sixth album produced by Kanye West and J Dilla (2005)

Common's 'Be' is his sixth studio album produced by Kanye West and J Dilla and released on May 24, 2005 by Geffen / GOOD MusicTrack Listing : 1.Be (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, Albert Jones) - 02:24 . . 2.The Corner (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, Abiodun Oyewole, Umar Bin Hassan, Leon Moore) - 03:45 . . 3.Go! (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, John Mayer, Linda Lewis) - 03:44 . . 4.Faithful (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye…

We remember Little Richard. ‘Keept A-Rockin’

This day ( May 9, 2020), in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S, died Richard Wayne Penniman a.k.a Little Richard, American singer, songwriter and a rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Long Tall Sally (1956) . Keep A-Knockin . w/ Tanya Tucker - Somethin' Else (1994) . Great Gosh A'Mighty (1989) . Didn'T It Rain (1985) . Lucille (1973) . w/ Tom Jones - Rock 'N' Roll Medley (1969) . Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin'…

Michael Bublé publishes his eighth album : ‘To Be Loved’ (2013)

Michael Bublé's 'To Be Loved' is his eighth studio album produced by Bob Rock and released on April 22, 2013 by 143 / Reprise Track Listing : 1.You Make Me Feel So Young (Mack Gordon) - 03:06 . 2.It'S A Beautiful Day (Michael Bublé, Bob Rock, Alan Chang) - 03:19 . 3.To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:15 . 4.Who'S Lovin You (William Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy) - 02:56 . 5.Something…

We remember Marvin Gaye. ‘I Heard It Through Marvin’

This day ( April 1, 1984), in Los Angeles, California, died Marvin Pentz Gay a.k.a. Marvin Gaye , an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Take This Heart Of Mine . What'S Going On? . How Sweet It Is (1974) . Distant Lover . Heavy Love Affair . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Can I Get A Witness . Let'S Get It On . Pride And Joy . Motown On Showtime (2/6) . Motown On Showtime (3/6)…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 13/52

Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck & Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Roth, Buckethead, Angus Young, Steve Hackett, Peter Frampton, Tommy Emmanuel, Shawn Lane, Gilad Hekselman, Larry Coryell

Happy Birthday Chaka Khan. ‘Ain’t Nobody Like Chaka’

This day (March 23, 1953), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan, an American singer.Tracklist : Like Sugar (2019) . A'nt Nobody (Jools Holland 2016/2017) . Live Medley (Tokyo 2014) . Ain't nobody (2012) . Edisons (2010) . w/ Stevie Wonder - Tell me Something Good 2003 . Im Every Woman (2002) . hrough The Fire (1995) . w/ Fourplay - Between The Sheets . w/ Bb King,…

Pink Floyd release ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ featuring ‘Money’ (1973)

Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' feat. 'Money' is their eighth studio album recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London and released on March 1st, 1973 by Harvest.Track Listing : 1.Speak To Me (Roger Waters, Nick Mason) - 01:13 . 2.Breathe (Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright) - 02:46 . 3.On The Run (Roger Waters, David Gilmour) - 03:35 . 4.Time (Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard…

Menu Du Jour Feb. 28 & 29 (EN – FR – ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Rickie Lee Jones, Robert Plant, Steely Dan, U2, AC/DC, Faces, MC5, Nina Simone, Can, Talk Talk, Young Marble Giants, Thelonious Monk, Soft Machine, Robert Glasper, Chet Baker, Everything but the Girl, The Mamas and the Papas We Celebrate Brian Jones, Cindy Wilson, B-52s We Watch Billy Preston, Jamie Cullum, Eric…

Warner Bros. publish Gary Clark Jr.’s fifth album : ‘This Land’ (2019)

Gary Clark Jr.'s 'This Land' is his fifth album produced by Jacob Sciba and released on February 22, 2019 by Warner Bros.(Source Gary Clark Jr. - This Land | Official Site)The Guardian Langston Hughes was my first introduction to writing. I remember checking out a book of his poems at the library in elementary school USA Today He laughs, more bitter than amused. “I got a pearl Cadillac. I loved…

Happy Birthday Steve Hackett. ‘Highly String’

This day (February 12 , 1950), in Pimlico, London, England, is born Steve William Hackett simply known as Steve Hackett , English rock (and classical) guitarist, singer and composer, member of Genesis, GTR and his own bandsTracklist : Los Endos (w/ Genesis, 1976) . Star Of Sirius . Ace of Wands (1979) . The Air Conditioned Nightmare (1981) . Funny Feeling (1982) . A Doll that's made in Japan…

Janet Jackson releases her third album : ‘Control’ featuring ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately,’ ‘Nasty,’ ‘When I Think of You,’ ‘Control’…

Janet Jackson's 'Control' is her third studio album produced by Jam and Lewis and released on February 4, 1986 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Control (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 05:55 . 2.Nasty (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 04:03 . 3.What Have You Done For Me Lately (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 04:59 . 4.You Can Be Mine (James Harris Iii,…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twelfth album : ‘Powerlight’ featuring ‘Fall in Love with Me’ (1983)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Powerlight' is their twelfth studio album produced by Maurice White and released on February 3, 1983 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Fall In Love With Me (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:54 . 2.Spread Your Love (Azar Lawrence, Beloyd Taylor, Maurice White) - 03:51 . 3.Side By Side (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:57 . 4.Straight From The…

Atlantic publish Tori Amos’ second album : ‘Under the Pink’ featuring ‘Cornflake Girl’ (1994)

Tori Amos' 'Under the Pink' feat. 'Cornflake Girl' is her second album released on January 31, 1994 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Pretty Good Year (Tori Amos) - 03:25 . 2.God (Tori Amos) - 03:58 . 3.Bells For Her (Tori Amos) - 05:20 . 4.Past The Mission (Tori Amos) - 04:05 . 5.Baker Baker (Tori Amos) - 03:20 . 6.The Wrong Band (Tori Amos) - 03:03 . 7.The Waitress (Tori Amos) - 03:09 . 8.Cornflake…

Dean Martin records with an orchestra conducted by Gus Levene, ‘Pretty Baby’ an album for Capitol (1957)

Dean Martin's 'Pretty Baby' is an album recorded on January 28 and 30, 1957 with an orchestra conducted by Gus Levene and released on June 17, 1957 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.I Can'T Give You Anything But Love (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) - 02:41 . 2.Only Forever (James V. Monaco, Johnny Burke) - 02:08 . 3.Sleepy Time Gal (Ange Lorenzo, Richard A. Whitting, Joseph R. Alden, Raymond B.…

Warner Bros. publish Randy Newman’s seventh album : ‘Trouble in Paradise’ featuring ‘I Love L.A.’ (1983)

Randy Newman's 'Trouble in Paradise' is his seventh album released on January 17, 1983 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.I Love L.A. (Randy Newman) - 03:29 . 2.Christmas In Capetown (Randy Newman) - 04:21 . 3.The Blues (Randy Newman) - 03:01 . 4.Same Girl (Randy Newman) - 02:53 . 5.Mikey'S (Randy Newman) - 02:10 . 6.My Life Is Good (Randy Newman) - 04:38 . 7.Miami (Randy Newman) - 04:04 . 8.Real…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett's 'Tony' is an album (re-titled 'Tony Bennett Showcase') produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) - 02:14 . 3.I'M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) - 03:29 . 4.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon…

As we wish Dave Matthews, a Happy Birthday, let us have a ‘Dave Matthews Band At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Dave Matthews a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Dave Matthews Band CREDITSPhoto : Julio EnriquezAudio : Crash into Me . So Much To Say . Two Step . Ants Marching . The Space Between . Satellite . #41 . Crush . Too Much . What Would You Say . Video : Crash Into Me . Dreamgirl . Two Step . Grace Is Gone . Ants Marching . Crush . You Might Die…

Alicia Keys releases her second album : ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ featuring ‘You Don’t Know My Name,’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ and ‘Diary’…

'The Diary of Alicia Keys' feat. 'You Don't Know My Name' is her second studio album released on December 2, 2003 by J Records. Track Listing : 1.Harlem'S Nocturne (Alicia Keys) - 01:43 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 04:16 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) - 03:28 . 4.If I Was Your Woman/Walk On By (Gloria…

Robbie Williams releases his fifth album : ‘Escapology’ featuring ‘Feel’ and ‘Come Undone’ (2002)

Robbie Williams' 'Escapology' is his fifth studio album produced by Guy Chambers & Steve Power and released on November 18, 2002 by EMI Records.Track Listing : 1.How Peculiar (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 03:13 . 2.Feel (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 04:22 . 3.Something Beautiful (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 04:48 . 4.Monsoon (Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers) - 03:46 . 5.Sexed Up…

We Remember Miriam Makeba ‘We Remember Mama Africa’

This day (November 9, 2008), in Castel Volturno, Italy, died Miriam Makeba, a South African singer and civil rights activistDigest Tracklist : Khawuleza 1966 . Pata Pata ( 1967 ) . Africa Is Where My Heart Lies.. . w/ Paul Simon - Under African Skies . w/ Hugh Masakela- Nelson Mandela 70Th Concert . Malaika (1969) . Miriam Makeba Top 10 : Pata Pata . The Click Song . Saduva . Ha Po Zamani .…

Stax publish Sam & Dave’s third album ‘Soul Men’ featuring ‘Soul Man’ (1967)

Sam & Dave's 'Soul Men' is their third album featuring the hit 'Soul Man' and released on October 26, 1967 by Stax/Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Soul Man (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 02:36 . 2.May I Baby (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 02:38 . 3.Broke Down Piece Of Man (Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell) - 02:46 . 4.Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoé) - 02:45 . 5.Hold It Baby…