Arcade Fire release their debut album : ‘Funeral’ featuring ‘Rebellion (Lies)’ and ‘Wake Up’ (2004)

Arcade Fire's 'Funeral' is their debut studio album released on September 14, 2004 by Merge Records1 . Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) 2 . Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) (Rock En Seine, 2007) 3 . Neighborhood #2 (Laika) (Reading Festival, 2007) 4 . Neighborhood #2 (Laika) (Official Video) 5 . Une Année Sans Lumière (Rock En Seine, 2007) 6 . Une Année Sans Lumière 7 . Neighborhood #3 (Power Out) (Official…

V.S.O.P. featuring Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wayne Shorter record ‘The Quintet’ (1977)

V.S.O.P's 'The Quintet' is an album featuring Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wayne Shorter and recorded on July 16 & 18, 1977 and released in October 1977 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.One Of A Kind (Freddie Hubbard) - 09:27 . 2.Third Plane (Ron Carter) - 07:19 . 3.Jessica (Herbie Hancock ) - 07:02 . 4.Lawra (Tony Williams) - 09:43 . 5.Darts (Herbie Hancock )…

Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s ‘Tinseltown Rebellion,’ a double live album (1981)

Frank Zappa's 'Tinseltown Rebellion' is a double live album released on May 17, 1981 by Barking Pumpkin.Track Listing : 1.Fine Girl (Frank Zappa) - 03:31 . 2.Easy Meat (Frank Zappa) - 09:19 . 3.For The Young Sophisticate (Frank Zappa) - 02:48 . 4.Love Of My Life (Frank Zappa) - 02:15 . 5.I Ain'T Got No Heart (Frank Zappa) - 01:59 . 6.Panty Rap (Frank Zappa) - 04:35 . 7.Tell Me You Love Me (Frank…

We remember Louie Bellson. ‘Bellson’s Drum Roll Fades’

This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.Tracklist : Setting Up His Drums (2008) . w/ Arthur Feidler & Theboston Pops Orchestra - Carnaby Street. Guessing . w/ Big Band & Harry Sweets Edison - Sweet Tooth ( 1992) . w/ Dennis Chambers, Gregg…

Robbie Williams releases his fourth album : ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ featuring ‘Somethin’ Stupid,’ a duet with Nicole Kidman (2001)

Robbie Williams' 'Swing When You're Winning' is his fourth studio album produced by Guy Chambers and released on November 19, 2001 by CapitolTrack Listing : 1.I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen (Guy Chambers, Robbie Williams) - 03:17 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 03:18 . 3.Somethin' Stupid (Carson Parks) - 02:50 . 4.Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (Duke…

James Brown records ‘Soul on Top’ with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra (1969)

James Brown's 'Soul on Top' is an album recorded on November 10–11, 1969, with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra and released in 1970 By King.Track Listing : 1.That'S My Desire (Helmy Kressa, Carroll Loveday) - 04:10 . 2.Your Cheatin' Heart (Hank Williams) - 02:59 . 3.What Kind Of Fool Am I? (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 03:06 . 4.It'S A Man'S, Man'S, Man'S…

Labelle release their seventh album (and first in over thirty years) : ‘Back to Now’ (2008)

Labelle's 'Back to Now' is their seventh studio album and the first in over thirty years, released on October 21, 2008 by Verve, Universal.Track Listing : 1.Candlelight (Nona Hendryx) - 04:41 . 2.Roll Out (Nona Hendryx, Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis, Patti Labelle, Sarah Dash) - 03:51 . 3.Superlover (Nona Hendryx, Patti Labelle, Sarah Dash) - 04:14 . 4.System (Nona Hendryx) - 05:32 . 5.The Truth…

Joe Bonamassa releases his fourteenth live album : ‘Live at the Greek Theatre,’ a tribute to Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King (2016)

Joe Bonamassa's ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ is his fourteenth live album (a tribute to the"Three Kings" : Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King) released on September 23, 2016.1 . Ole Time Religion (The Greek Theatre) 2 . Oh, Pretty Woman (The Greek Theatre) 3 . Angel Of Mercy (The Greek Theatre) 4 . Let The Good Times Roll( The Greek Theatre) 5 . Breaking Up Somebody's Home (The Greek Theatre)…

Volt publish Otis Redding’s third album : ‘Otis Blueː’ featuring ‘I’ve Been Loving You Too Long,’ ‘Satisfaction’ and ‘Respect’ (1965)

Otis Redding's 'Otis Blue' is his third studio album featuring 'I've Been Loving You Too Long,' 'Satisfaction' and 'Respect,' produced by Jim Stewart and Steve Cropper and released on September 15, 1965 by Volt1 . Respect 2 . Respect 3 . I've Been Loving You Too Long (1967.06.17, Monterey, Ca) 4 . Shake ("Ready, Steady, Go!", 1966) 5 . Shake (w/ Eric Burdon & Chris Farlowe, 1966) 6 . My…

Columbia Records publish The Byrds’ sixth album : ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (1968)

The Byrds' 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo' is their sixth album featuring Gram Parsons and released on August 30, 1968 by Columbia Records 1 . You Ain't Going Nowhere (1968) Track Listing : 1.You Ain'T Goin' Nowhere (Bob Dylan) - 02:33 . 2.I Am A Pilgrim (Traditional, Roger Mcguinn, Chris Hillman) - 03:39 . 3.The Christian Life (Charles Louvin, Ira Louvin) - 02:30 . 4.You Don'T Miss Your Water (William…

Polydor publish Cream’s ‘Wheels of Fire,’ a double album featuring ‘White Room’ and ‘Crossroads’ (1968)

Cream's 'Wheels of Fire' is a double (a studio and a live) album produced by Felix Pappalardi and released in July 1968 by Polydor Atco.Track Listing : 1.White Room (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 04:58 . 2.Sitting On Top Of The World (Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon, Chester Burnett) - 04:58 . 3.Passing The Time (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 04:37 . 4.As You Said (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 04:20 .…

Reunited Cream start the recording of ‘Royal Albert Hall London’ (2005)

Cream's 'Royal Albert Hall London' is the live album of their reunion recorded on May 2, 3, 5and 6, 2005 and released on October 4, 2005 By Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 06:18 . 2.Spoonful (Willie Dixon) - 07:29 . 3.Outside Woman Blues (Blind Joe Reynolds) - 04:33 . 4.Pressed Rat And Warthog (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 03:21 . 5.Sleepy Time Time 1 (Jack Bruce, Janet…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 10/52

Alice In Chains . Heart, David Gilmour . The Who, Iggy Pop . Metallica, Jonny Lang . Eric Johnson, Gary Clark Jr. . William Bell, Chicago . REO Speedwagon, Robert Plant . Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton . Trace Adkins, Lionel Richie . Blake Shelton, Sharon Corr . Vonda Shepard, Billy Joel . Itzhak Perlman, Larry Graham . Mark KingThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among the 286 Posts we…

This week In Soul Artists 10/52

Luther Vandross, Joss Stone, Lionel Richie . Kenny Chesney, Ernie Isley, Aretha Franklin, Incognito, Mary Wilson, King Curtis . The Kingpins, The Staple Singers, Gary Clark Jr. . William Bell, Ben Harper, Cesaria Evora. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Luther Vandross . Creepin…

Albert King records ‘Born Under a Bad Sign’ with Booker T. & The MG’s (1966)

Albert King's 'Born Under a Bad Sign' is his second studio album recorded on March 3, 1966 & June 9, 1967 and released in August 1967 by Stax.Track Listing : 1.Born Under A Bad Sign (William Bell, Booker T. Jones) - 02:47 . 2.Crosscut Saw (R.G. Ford) - 02:35 . 3.Kansas City (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:33 . 4.Oh, Pretty Woman (A.C. Williams) - 02:48 . 5.Down Don'T Bother Me (Albert King)…

Columbia publish Taj Mahal’s second album : ‘The Natch’l Blues’ (1968)

Taj Mahal's 'The Natch'l Blues' is his second studio album released on December 23, 1968 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Good Morning Miss Brown (Taj Mahal) - 03:13 . 2.Corinna (Mahal, Jesse Ed Davis) - 02:59 . 3.I Ain'T Gonna Let Nobody Steal My Jellyroll (Taj Mahal) - 03:12 . 4.Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue (Taj Mahal) - 03:34 . 5.Done Changed My Way Of Living (Taj Mahal) - 07:02…

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – Goin’ Home

Released on May 5, 2014, "Goin' Home" is the seventh album by Kenny Wayne Shepherd. It is an exploration into the music of Shepherd’s biggest influences, and features guest performances by some of his closest friendsTrack Listing : 1.Palace Of The King (Donald "Duck" Dunn, Don Nix, Leon Russell) - 03:48 . 2.Everything Gonna Be Alright (Walter Jacobs) - 04:18 . 3.I Love The Life I Live (Willie…

Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their final album with Melvin Franklin (1995)

The Temptations's 'For Lovers Only' is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown.1 . Some Enchanting Evening 2 . Some Enchanted Evening (1995) 3 . Time After Time Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 05:28 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 05:49 . 3.At…

Jamie Cullum releases his fourth album : ‘Catching Tales’ (2005)

Jamie Cullum's 'Catching Tales' is his fourth (following 'Twentysomething') album released on September 26, 2005 by Ucj, Candid Records.1 . Get Your Way (44 Festival De San Sebastian, 26.07.09) 2 . Get Your Way (w/ The Heritage Orchestra) 3 . Photograph ("Totp") 4 . Photograph (Live) 5 . Mind Trick 6 . Mind Trick (2010, Germany ) 7 . I'm Glad There Is You 8 . Oh God 9 . My Yard Track Listing :…

Sting releases ‘Brand New Day,’ his sixth solo album featuring ‘Desert Rose’ with Cheb Mami (1999)

Sting's 'Brand New Day' is his sixth solo studio album featuring 'Desert Rose' with Cheb Mami and released on September 24, 1999 by A&M Records.1 . A Thousand Years 2 . Desert Rose 3 . Desert Rose 4 . After The Rain Has Fallen 5 . Perfect Love Gone Wrong 6 . Perfect Love Gone Wrong (Live) 7 . Tomorrow We'll See 8 . Fill Her Up (Live) 9 . Fill Her Up 10 . Ghost Story ("A Winter's Night- From…

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album featuring duets with Stevie Wonder, Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie and…

Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014.1 . It Had To Be You (Official Video) 2 . People (Official Video) 3 . Evergreen (Official Video) 4 . Come Rain Or Come Shine (Official Video) 5 . New York State Of Mind (Official Video) 6 . The Way We Were (Official Video) 7 . How Deep Is The Ocean (Official Video) 8 . Love Me…

Erykah Badu releases ‘Worldwide Underground,’ her third studio album featuring ‘Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)’ (2003)

Erykah Badu's 'Worldwide Underground' is her third studio album, released on September 16, 2003 by Motown Records.1 . Bump It (Live) 2 . Back In The Day (Puff, Live) 3 . (At The Warfield) 4 . I Want You (Veranos De La Villa, Madrid, 2012) 5 . Woo (NYE, 2006, Atlantic City) 6 . Danger (Live ) Track listing : . 1.World Keeps Turnin' (Intro) (Erykah Badu) – 1:39 . 2.Bump It (Erykah Badu, Audrey…

World Circuit publish ‘Buena Vista Social Club’ featuring Ry Cooder and Cuban musicians (1997)

Buena Vista Social Club' is an album by American guitarist Ry Cooder and traditional Cuban musicians, released on September 16, 1997 by World Circuit Records.1 . Chan Chan (Carnegie Hall) 2 . En Chile De Camino A La Vereda, 2011 3 . El Cuarto De Tula (Gran Teatro De La Habana) 4 . El Cuarto De Tula 5 . Candela (Amsterdam) Track listing : 1.Chan Chan (Francisco Repilado, Compay Segundo) - 04:16…

Joss Stone releases her second album : ‘Mind Body & Soul’ featuring ‘You Had Me’ (2004)

Joss Stone's 'Mind Body & Soul' is her second studio album released on September 15, 2004 by Relentless.1 . Right To Be Wrong (SWU Music And Arts Festival, Brazil, 2010) 2 . Jet Lag (São Paulo, 2012) 3 . Jet Lag (Jakarta, Java Jazz Festival, 01-03-2013) 4 . You Had Me 5 . Spoiled 6 . Don't Cha Wanna Ride 7 . Don't Cha Wanna Ride (Rio, 13 Jun 08) 8 . Less Is More (Paradiso Amsterdam ) 9 . Torn…

Def Jam publish LL Cool J’s fourth album : ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ featuring ‘Around the Way Girl’ (1990)

LL Cool J's 'Mama Said Knock You Out' is his fourth studio album produced mostly by Marley Marl and released on September 14, 1990 by Def Jam.1 . Around The Way Girl ("Yahoo! Live Sets") 2 . Mama Said Knock You Out (Official Video) 3 . Jingling Baby 4 . 6 Minutes Of Pleasure Track Listing : 1.The Boomin' System (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 03:41 . . 2.Around The Way Girl (Ll…

Eliades Ochoa releases ‘Tributo al Cuarteto Patria’ (2000)

Eliades Ochoa's 'Tributo al Cuarteto Patria' is an album dedicated to the band he now leads and released on September 12, 2000 by Higher Octave 1 . Son A La Casa De La Trova 2 . Si Sabes Bailar Mi Sonelias 3 . Qué Sabroseao! 4 . En Concierto Track Listing : 1.Son A La Casa De La Trova (Julio Rodriguez) - 05:00 . 2.No Quiero Celos (Eliades Ochoa) - 04:14 . 3.Yiri Yiri Bon (Eliades Ochoa) - 05:00…

Kanye West releases ‘Graduation,’ his third album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests (2007)

Kanye West's 'Graduation' is his third studio album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests and released on September 11, 2007 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Good Morning (Kanye West, Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:15 . . 2.Champion (Kanye West, Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:47 . . 3.stronger (Kanye West, Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De…

Sony Masterworks publish Gloria Estefan’s twenty-seventh album : ‘The Standards’ (2013)

Gloria Estefan's "The Standards" is her first English-language album since 2011 and her twenty-seventh overall, released on September 10, 2013 by Sony Masterworks1 . The Making Of The Standards 2 . How Long Has This Been Going On (Live, w/ Dave Koz) 3 . Medley: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar/Here We Are/Con Los Años Que Me Quedan/Conga (Live) 4 . The Making Of The Standards : First Look 5 . The Making Of…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Still Unforgettable,’ an album of standards (2008)

Natalie Cole's 'Still Unforgettable' is a studio album released on September 9, 2008 by DMI/Atco.1 . Come Rain Or Come Shine (w/ Kym Purling, National US Television) 2 . Still Unforgettable 3 . Somewhere Along the Way 4 . Something's Gotta Give Track listing : 1.Walkin' My Baby Back Home (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 02:59 . 2.Come Rain or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 03:08 .…

Ray Charles records ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two’ (1962)

Ray Charles 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two' is an album (following the success of Vol 1) recorded on September 5 and 7, 1962 and released in October 1962 by ABC-Paramount. 1 . You Are My Sunshine (Live) 2 . Take these Chains From My Heart (w/ the Edmonton Symphony Orch.) 3 . Take these Chains From My Heart 4 . Your Cheatin' Heart (Live) Track listing : 1.You Are My…

Beyoncé releases ‘B’Day,’ her second solo album featuring ‘Déjà Vu,’ ‘Ring the Alarm,’ ‘Irreplaceable’ and ‘Beautiful Liar’ (2006)

Beyoncé's 'B'Day' is her second studio album on September 4, 2006, by Columbia.1 . Deja Vu (w/ Jay-Z) 2 . Deja Vu (Live) 3 . Get Me Bodied (Extended Mix) 4 . Suga Mama) 5 . Upgrade U(w/ Jay-Z) 6 . Upgrade U ("I Am..." World Tour) 7 . Ring the Alarm 8 . Kitty Kat 9 . Freakum Dress 10 . Freakum Dress ("I Am..." World Tour) 11 . Green Light 12 . Green Light (Live) 13 . Irreplaceable 14 .…

Columbia release Herbie Hancock’s thirtieth album : ‘Mr. Hands’ (1980)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Mr. Hands' is his thirtieth album (with Jaco Pastorius on one track.) released in September 1980 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Spiraling Prism (Herbie Hancock) - 06:25 . 2.Calypso (Herbie Hancock) - 06:44 . 3.Just Around The Corner (Herbie Hancock) - 07:36 . 4.4 A.M. (Herbie Hancock) - 05:23 . 5.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie Hancock) - 07:10 . 6.Textures (Herbie Hancock) - 06:37…

Funkadelic release their tenth album : ‘One Nation Under a Groove’ (1978)

Funkadelic's 'One Nation Under a Groove' is their tenth studio album released in September 1978 by Warner Bros.1 . One Nation Under A Groove (Part 1) (D.C., 1979) 2 . One Nation Under A Groove (Part 2) (D.C., 1979) 3 . One Nation Under A Groove, Part 1 4 . One Nation Under A Groove, Part 2 5 . Cholly (Funk Gettin' Ready To Roll) (w/ Garry Shider ) 6 . One Nation Under A Groove (Docu, 2005) Track…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 35/52

Bob Dylan & Bruce Springsteen, Yolanda Adams & Joss Stone, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Michael Jackson & Barry Gibb, Robbie Williams & Kylie Minogue, Gladys Knight & Lenny Kravitz, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight & Dionne Warwick, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius & Michael Brecker , Taj Mahal & John Hiatt, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt , Eddie Vedder &…

Animated New Music Videos N°88

Mackeehan, The Wombats, Baby Cool, Gilla Band, Tim Burgess, Broken Bells, Rare Americans, Christine Mcvie, Misha Seeff, William Orbit & Polly Scattergood, Will Sparks, Kutiman

Jill Scott releases her second album : ‘Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2’ (2004)

Jill Scott's 'Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2' is her second studio album released on August 31, 2004 by Hidden Beach.1 . A Long Walk / Golden (Live 2 . Running Across My Mind (Atlantic City, NJ 3 . Whatever (Live In Paris 4 . Rasool (Live In Paris 5 . My Petition (Live In Paris Track listing : 1.Warm Up (Jill Scott, James Poyser) – 1:20 . 2.I'm Not Afraid (Jill Scott, Omari…

Motown publish Boyz II Men’s second studio album : ‘II’ featuring ‘I’ll Make Love to You’ and ‘On Bended Knee’ (1994)

Boyz II Men 'II' feat. 'I'll Make Love to You' and 'On Bended Knee' is their second studio album released on August 30, 1994 by Motown Records.1 . Thank You (1995 2 . I'll Make Love To You (Official Video) 3 . On Bended Knee 4 . Water Runs Dry 5 . Yesterday (1995, "The First Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Show" 6 . Thank You (Live) 7 . On Bended Knee (Live) 8 . Water Runs Dry (Live) 9 .…