Atlantic publish ‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett,’ his second album featuring ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ and ‘In the Midnight Hour’ (1966)

'The Exciting Wilson Pickett' is his second album (containing 'Land of 1000 Dances' and 'In the Midnight Hour') released in August 1966 by Atlantic.1 . Land Of 1000 Dances ("Letterman") 2 . In The Midnight Hour (Live) 3 . In The Midnight Hour (w/ Bruce Springsteen, 1999 Induction Ceremony) Track listing : . 1.Land of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner) - 02:28. 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) -…

We remember Wilson Pickett. ‘We Need The Wicked Pickett’

This day (January 19, 2006), in Reston, Virginia, died Wilson Pickett, an American R&B/Soul singer.Tracklist : Everybody Needs Somebody (1968) . w/ James Brown - Together . Mustang Sally . Wilson Pickett And Bee Gees - Hey Jude . The Midnight Hour (1999) . Land Of 1000 Dances (1966) . Funky Broadway . I'M In Love . Tracklist : Land of 1000 Dances . In the Midnight Hour . Mustang Sally . Hey…

This week In Soul Artists 32/52 [encore]

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson Pickett

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.Tracklist : 1 . The Wind Cries Mary 2 . Life And Career 3 . Spanish Castle Magic 4 . Hey Joe 5 . Red House 6 . Voodoo Child 7 . Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show Trailer Tracklist : All Along the Watchtower . Purple Haze . Hey Joe . Little Wing . The Wind Cries Mary .…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

Roxy Music release their seventh album : ‘Flesh and Blood’ (1980)

Roxy Music's 'Flesh and Blood' is their seventh studio album (that It will spend 60 weeks on the albums UK chart), released on May 23, 1980 by E.G.Track Listing : 1.In The Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper) - 03:09 . 2.Oh Yeah (Bryan Ferry) - 04:51 . 3.Same Old Scene (Bryan Ferry) - 03:57 . 4.Flesh And Blood (Bryan Ferry) - 03:08 . 5.My Only Love (Bryan Ferry) - 05:16 . 6.Over You…

Genesis celebrates Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary (1988)

May 14, 1988 - Atlantic Records celebrate their 40th birthday with more than thirty megastar artists ranging from Wilson Pickett or Roberta Flack to Genesis at Madison Square Garden in New-York City<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Genesis-...And-Then-There-Were-Three…-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Genesis' '...And Then There Were Three...'' width='190' height='161'/>

We Remember Donald Duck Dunn. ‘Just Our Duck’

This day (May 13, 2012), in Tokyo, Japan, died Donald Duck Dunn, an American bass guitarist and session musician.Digest Tracklist : Blues Brothers Band - Hold On I'M Coming . w/ Steve Cropper - Green Onions (2011) . Booker T & The Mg'S - Green Onions (2003) . Neil Young – The Dock Of The Bay (1993) . Blues Brothers Band - Last Night (1988) . Eric Clapton - She'S Waiting (1985) . Gerry…

Happy Birthday Tony Banks. Excellent day for a ‘Genesis At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English musician Tony Banks a 'Happy 70th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Genesis CREDITSPhoto : Jean-Luc OurlinAudio : I Can't Dance . Land of Confusion . Invisible Touch . That's All . Jesus He Knows Me . Mama . No Son of Mine . In Too Deep . Turn It On Again . Throwing It All Away . Video : Land Of Confusion . Jesus He Knows Me . Invisible…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 01/12

Aretha Franklin, Buffalo Springfield, Steppenwolf, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Wilson Pickett, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding, Dusty Springfield, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine They are the " '60s Throwback'" performers selected among the 1217 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Aretha Franklin . Chain of…

Stax publish Eddie Floyd’s debut album : ‘Knock On Wood’ (1967)

Eddie Floyd's 'Knock On Wood' is his debut album recorded from July till December 1966 at Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee and released on January 26, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) - 03:05 . 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner, Fats Domino) - 03:05 . 3.But It'S Alright (J.J. Jackson, Pierre Tubbs) - 02:53 . 4.I Stand Accused (Billy Butler, Jerry…

This week In Soul Artists 03/52

Etta James, Wilson Pickett, Parliament Funkadelic, Jackie Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, Whitney Houston, Incognito, Erykah Badu . The Roots, Temptations, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sade. 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 . Etta James . Midnight Hour (w/ BB King . Stevie Ray…

As we wish John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin bassist, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Led Zeppelin at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English bassist John Paul Jones a 'Happy Birthday,' here is the perfect time to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Led Zeppelin CREDITSPhoto : vinylmeisterAudio : Stairway to Heaven . Immigrant Song . Whole Lotta Love . Black Dog . Rock and Roll . Kashmir . Good Times Bad Times . Dazed and Confused . Ramble On . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You . Video : Whole Lotta Love (1997) . Immigrant…

We remember Ike Turner. ‘Ike A Rocking Stone’

This day (December 12, 2007), in San Marcos, California, died Ike Turner, an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer.Tracklist : Rolling on The River . w/ Lyrica Garrett - Nutbush City Limits (2006) . w/ the Kings of Rhythm – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (2002) . w/ Tina Turner - I've been loving you too long (1969) . w/ Tina Turner - Medley (1965) . w/ his…

Happy Birthday Tina Turner. ‘Head Turner’

This day (November 26, 1939), in Nutbush, Tennessee, is born Anna Mae Bullock a.k.a Tina Turner, an American singer.Digest Tracklist : The Best (2009) . Let's Stay Together (1999) . Golden Eye (1996) . w/ Rod Stewart - Get Back & Hot Legs (1981) . w/ Ike Turner - Baby Get It On (1975) . w/ Ike Turner - Proud Mary (1973) . w/ Ike Turner - I Wanna Take you Higher, Come Together and Proud Mary…

The Jam release their second album : ‘This Is the Modern World’ (1977)

The Jam's 'This Is the Modern World' is their second studio album produced by Chris Parry & Vic Smith and released on November 18, 1977. Track Listing : 1.The Modern World (Paul Weller) - 02:32 . 2.London Traffic (Bruce Foxton) - 01:50 . 3.Standards (Paul Weller) - 02:30 . 4.Life From A Window (Paul Weller) - 02:54 . 5.The Combine (Paul Weller) - 02:21 . 6.Don'T Tell Them You'Re Sane (Bruce…

Jay-Z releases ‘The Black Album,’ his eighth album featuring ’99 Problems’ (2003)

Jay-Z 's 'The Black Album' is his eighth studio album featuring '99 Problems' and released on November 14, 2003, by Roc-A-Fella RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Interlude - 01:22 . 2.December 4Th (Shawn Carter, Justin Smith, Walter Boyd, Elijah Powell) - 04:32 . . 3.What More Can I Say (Shawn Carter, Andre Gonzalez, Simon Johnson, Thom Bell, Kenneth Gamble, Roland Chambers) - 04:55 . . 4.Encore (Shawn…

Happy Birthday Booker T Jones ‘Greener than Ever’

This day (November 12, 1944), in Memphis, Tennessee, is born Booker T.Jones, singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and frontman of the band Booker T. and the MGs,Digest Tracklist : Hey Ya (2019) . Try A Little Tenderness (2017) . Take Me to the River (2013) . w/ The Mg'S - Booker-Loo (1968) . Everything Is Everything . w/ The Mg'S - Green Onions . Npr Music Tiny Desk Concert . w/ The Mg'S -…

Wu-Tang Clan release their debut album : ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ (1993)

Wu-Tang Clan 's 'Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)' is their debut studio album produced by group's leader RZA released on November 9, 1993, by Loud Track Listing : 1.Bring Da Ruckus (Rza, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, Gza) . - 04:10 . 2.Shame On A Nigga (Intro: Raekwon . Chorus & First Verse: Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ol' Dirty Bastard) . - 02:57 . 3.Clan In Da…

We remember Eddie Harris. ‘Incomparable’

This day (November 5, 1996), in Los Angeles, died Eddie Harris, an American tenor saxophone player.Digest Tracklist : w/ Les Mccann - Compared To What . That Is Why You'Re Over Weight . w/ John Scofield - She'S So Lucky (1994) . w/ Les Mccann & Eddie Harris Live In Ghana (1971) . Listen Here (1969) . w/ Les Mccann - Compared To What (1969) . Eddie Harris Top 10 : Listen Here . It's All…

Motown publish ‘Diana & Marvin’ by Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye featuring ‘You’re a Special Part of Me’ (1973)

'Diana & Marvin' by Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye is a duets album released on October 26, 1973 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.You Are Everything (Thom Bell, Linda Creed) - 03:10 . 2.Love Twins (Mel Bolton, Marilyn Mcleod) - 03:28 . 3.Don'T Knock My Love (Wilson Pickett, Brad Shapiro) - 02:20 . 4.You'Re A Special Part Of Me (Harold Johnsonandrew Porter, Gregg Wright) - 03:35 . 5.Pledging My…

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 moreDigest Tracklist : Fire It Up (2021) . w/ Benjamin Booker – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (2018) . w/ Dave Mason – Can’t Find My Way Home (2018) . w/The Animals – Time Is Tight (2013) .…

The Rolling Stones release their second American album : ’12 X 5′ featuring ‘Around and Around’ and ‘Time Is on My Side’ (1964)

The The Rolling Stones' '12 X 5' feat. "Around and Around" "Time Is on My Side" is their second American album released on October 17 , 1964 by London Decca / Abkco.Track Listing : 1.Around And Around (Chuck Berry) - 03:03 . 2.Confessin' The Blues (Jay Mcshann, Walter Brown) - 02:46 . 3.Empty Heart (Nanker Phelge) - 02:35 . 4.Time Is On My Side (Norman Meade) - 02:50 . 5.Good Times, Bad Times…

We remember Solomon Burke. ‘Gone To Soul Heaven’

This day (October 10, 2010), in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands, died Solomon Burke, American singer and archbishop of the United House of Prayer For All People.Digest Tracklist : Cry To Me . w/ De Dijk – Hold On Tight (2009) . Try A Little Tenderness . Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (2003) . Proud Mary . I Can’T Stop Loving You (1987) . Solomon Burke Top 10 : Cry To Me . None of Us Are Free .…

Opposites Attract

From 'Body And Soul' to 'Truth And Lies' , we have mixed 15 tunes around the theme of 'Oppositions'. It has Chick Corea, Morgana King, Lee Morgan & Wayne Shorter, Peruchin and many more.

I Can’t Get Started (and Other Phony Excuses)

From 'I Can't Get Started' to 'Nobody's Fault But Mine' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Excuses'. It has Eddie Hinton, Rickie Lee Jones, Sekouba Bambino, Johnny Hodges and many more.

Midnight, Before, After And ’Round

From 'Moanin´ At Midnight' to 'Long About Midnight' , we have mixed 18 'Straight Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway and many more.

My Girl

Starting and ending with 'My Girl' made famous by The Temptations, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bobby Rydell, The Righteous Brothers, The Shangri-Las, Eddie Floyd and many more.

(Don’t)Lie To Me

From 'You Told A Lie' to 'Pra Que Mentir' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Lies & Liars'. "(Don't)Lie To Me" has Los Tres Diamantes, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Felipe Antonio and many more.

The Oedipus Complexity

From 'I'm Man' to 'Mama Don't Want No Peas 'n' Rice 'n' Coconut Oil' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz, Blues and More' tunes around the theme of 'Mothers & Sons'. It has Bing Crosby, Milton Brown, Neal Hefti, Mance Lipscomb and many more.

David Bowie releases his sixteenth album : ‘Tonight’ featuring ‘Blue Jean’

David Bowie's 'Tonight' is his sixteenth studio album recorded in Quebec, Canada and released on September 1st 1984 by EMI America.1 . Loving The Alien (Official Video) 2 . Tonight (w/ Tina Turner, Live 3 . Loving The Alien Live (Reality Tour Track Listing : 1.Loving The Alien (David Bowie) - 07:11 . 2.Don'T Look Down (Iggy Pop, James Williamson) - 04:11 . 3.God Only Knows (Brian Wilson Tony…

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 .…

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…