We remember Andy Williams. ‘Across The Moon River’

This day ( September 25, 2012) in Branson, Missouri, U.S., died Howard Andrew Andy Williams, an American singer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Henry Mancini – Moon River 2 . Love Story On The Muppet Show! 3 . w/ Antonio Carlos Jobim – Girl From Ipanema 4 . w/ Sammy Davis, Jr. – Breezin’ Along with the Breeze 5 . w/ Julie Andrews – Language Of Love 6 . w/ Tony Bennett – City Medley Tracklist : It’s the Most…

On TV today, Judy Garland with Andy Williams (1965)

September 20, 1965 - you do not want to miss Judy Garland singing two songs (and pillow fighting) at “The Andy Williams Show” on NBC<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/carnegie_lp_big.jpg' alt='Judy Garland – Judy at Carnegie Hall' width='190' height='161'/>

Columbia publish Andy Williams’ extremely successful album : ‘Born Free’ (1967)

Andy Williams' 'Born Free' is an album (due to remain on Billboard's Top LP's chart for 79 weeks), released on April 10, 1967 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Born Free (John Barry, Don Black) - 02:27 . 2.Somewhere My Love (Maurice Jarre, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:38 . 3.Spanish Eyes (Bert Kaempfert, Charlie Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:04 . 4.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert,…

On TV today, Donovan with Andy Williams (1969)

March 19, 1969 - you do not want to miss Donovan performing three songs "To Susan On The West Coast Waiting," "Day After Day" (with Andy) and "Atlantis" at "Andy's Love Concert" a special episode of “The Andy Williams Show” on NBC

Andy Williams records the album ‘The Wonderful World of Andy Williams’ for Columbia Records (1963)

'The Wonderful World of Andy Williams' is an album recorded (partly) on January 13, 1963 with members of his family and released on December 31, 1963 By Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Canadian Sunset (Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood) - 02:32 . 2.Sing A Rainbow (Arthur Hamilton) - 02:40 . 3.Dream (Johnny Mercer) - 02:40 . 4.This Is All I Ask (Gordon Jenkins) - 03:19 . 5.Wives And Lovers (Burt…

Robbie Williams releases his ninth album : ‘Take the Crown’ featuring ‘Candy’ (2012)

Robbie Williams' 'Take the Crown' is his ninth studio album recorded in California, produced by Jacknife Lee and released on November 5, 2012 by Island Records.1 . Candy 2 . Be A Boy (O2, England) 3 . Gospel (O2 Arena, London) 4 . Candy ("The Graham Norton Show," Bbc One) 5 . Different ("New Year's Eve Top Of The Pops") 6 . Not Like The Others (Live) Robbie Williams' 'Take the Crown' is his…

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 Capitol1 . I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen 2 . I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen (The Albert, 2001) 3 . Mack The Knife (The Albert, 2001) 4 . Somethin' Stupid (w/ Nicole Kidman ) 5 . Somethin' Stupid (w/ Nicole Kidman, Totp2) 6 . Do Nothin' Till You…

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.1 . How Peculiar 2 . Feel (Official Video) 3 . Feel (Knebworth) 4 . Something Beautiful 5 . Something Beautiful 6 . Monsoon (Knebworth, 2003) 7 . Monsoon (Knebworth) 8 . Sexed Up 9 . Sexed Up 10 . Revolution ("The Robbie Williams Show") 11 . Come…

Robbie Williams releases his eighth solo album : ‘Reality Killed the Video Star’ featuring ‘Bodies’ and ‘You Know Me’ (2009)

Robbie Williams's 'Reality Killed the Video Star' is his eighth solo studio album produced by Trevor Horn and released on November 6 2009 by Virgin.1 . Morning Sun (Official Video) 2 . Morning Sun (Berlin, 2009) 3 . You Know Me (Official Video) 4 . You Know Me 5 . Starstruck (Live, 2012) 6 . Starstruck (Supper Club London, Secret Gig 13-10-2010) Track Listing : 1.Morning Sun (Robbie Williams,…

John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. 1 . Good Morning 2 . Green Light (w/ André 3000, Official Video) 3 . Green Light (on "Letterman") 4 . Everybody Knows (Official Video) 5 . Everybody Knows (Live) 6 . This Time (NBC) 7 . Good Morning 8 . If You´Re Out There…

Robbie Williams releases ‘Intensive Care,’ his sixth studio album featuring ‘Tripping,’ ‘Advertising Space’ and ‘Sin Sin Sin’ (2005)

Robbie Williams' 'Intensive Care' is his sixth studio album co-produced and co-written with Stephen Duffy and released on October 24 , 2005 by Chrysalis / EMI1 . Sin Sin Sin 2 . Advertising Space (Official Video) 3 . Make Me Pure 4 . Tripping 5 . Ghosts ("Live...With Jools Holland") 6 . Tripping (Leeds, 2006) 7 . Make Me Pure (Supper Club London, Secret Gig, 13-10-2010) 8 . Advertising Space…

Robbie Williams releases his debut solo album : ‘Life thru a Lens’ featuring ‘Angels’ and ‘Let Me Entertain You’ (1997)

Robbie Williams' 'Life thru a Lens' is his debut solo studio album produced by Guy Chambers & Steve Power and released on September 29, 1997 by EMI Records1 . Lazy Days 2 . Lazy Days (Dublin, 1999) 3 . Ego A Go Go (Dublin, 1999) 4 . Angels (Official Video) 5 . South Of The Border (London, 1998) 6 . Old Before I Die 7 . Old Before I Die (Cologne, 2001) 8 . One Of God's Better People (London,…

EMI Robbie Williams’ third album : ‘Sing When You’re Winning’ featuring ‘Rock DJ’ and ‘Supreme’

Robbie Williams' 'Sing When You're Winning' is his third studio album produced by Guy Chambers & Steve Power and released on August 28, 2000 by EMI1 . Let Love Be Your Energy 2 . Better Man (Knebworth 3 . Rock DJ 4 . Supreme 5 . Kids (w/ Kylie Minogue 6 . Forever Texas 7 . The Road To Mandalay 8 . Let Love Be Your Energy 9 . Better Man (Moscow, Lmey Tour, 2015 10 . Rock DJ (Knebworth) 11 .…

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…

Mercury publish Lucinda Williams fifth album : ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’ (1998)

Lucinda Williams' 'Car Wheels on a Gravel Road' is her fifth studio album featuring Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris as guests and released on June 30, 1998 by Mercury 1 . Right In Time (Austin, TX) 2 . Right in Time (1998-06-30) 3 . Car Wheels On A Gravel Road (Austin, TX) 4 . Car Wheels On A Gravel Road (Fox Theater, Oakland, CA, Nov. 2, 2019) 5 . otten (Fox Theater, Oakland, CA, Nov. 2, 2019) 6 .…

Atlantic Records publish Brandy’s second album : ‘Never Say Never’ featuring ‘The Boy Is Mine’ with Monica (1998)

Brandy's 'Never Say Never' is her second studio album produced mostly by Rodney Jerkins and released on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records.1 . The Boy Is Mine (Official Video, w/ Monica) 2 . The Boy Is Mine (Live, 1998) 3 . Almost Doesn't Count (Puerto Rico) 4 . Top of the World (Live, w/ Mase) 5 . Sitting On Top of The World (Live) 6 . You Don't Know Me 7 . Never Say Never 8 . Have You Ever (AMA…

We Remember Mary Lou Williams. ‘Mary Lou, First Lady of Jazz’

This day (May 28, 1981), in Durham, North Carolina, died Mary Lou Williams, an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger.Digest Tracklist : Solo Blues Piano. . My Blue Heaven . Interview (1976) . Live At Montreux 78 . w/ Stan Getz (1978) . Tracklist : Praise The Lord . It Ain't Necessarily So . Taurus . miss d.d. . A Grand Night For Swinging . My Blue Heaven . Night Life . Anima Christi .…

Hank Williams III rocks North Carolina (2004)

February 28, 2004 - Hank Williams III and The Damn Band - that is Joe Buck (db), Andy Gibson (steel g), Michael Starr (fiddle), Brad Pemberton (d) - share the stage at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC

Happy Birthday Robbie Williams. ‘Sing That’

This day (February 13, 1974), in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, is born Robert Peter Williams simply known as Robbie Williams, English singer, member of Take That before embracing a solo careerTracklist : Could It Be Magic (w/ Take That) . I Found Heaven (w/ Take That, Top Of The Pops, 1992) . Apache (1993) . Everything Changes (w/ Take That, Berlin) . Freedom (Top Of The Pops, 1996) .…

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…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 39/52

David Gilmour & Benedict Cumberbatch, Bonnie Raitt & Alison Krauss, Bruce Springsteen & U2, Mary Wilson & Georgie Fame, Brittney Howard & The Roots, Sting & No Doubt, Steven Tyler, Jeff Beck & Sting, Bruce Springsteen & Bryan Adams, Ed Sheeran & Tom Jones, Sammy Davis Jr. & Andy Williams, Buika & Javier Limón , Sergio Mendes & Carlinhos Brown

This week In Male Balladeers 39/52

Tony Bennett, Leonard Cohen, Bee Gees, Jamie Cullum, Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Johnny Mathis, Tony Joe White, Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil, Sammy Davis Jr. & Andy Williams, Simply Red, Rod Stewart

Singing With Ella Fitzgerald

Mel Torme, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Flip Wilson, Danny Kaye, Buddy Greco, Karen Carpenter, Ginger Rogers, Nancy Dussault, Tom Jones, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams, Sammy Davis Jr., Treorchy Male Choir

This week In Male Balladeers 15/52

David Bowie, John Mayer, John Kay, Michael Stipe, Lowell George, Bob Dylan, David Bromberg, Andy Williams, Garland Jeffreys, Jason Mraz, Elton John, Kendrick Lamar

Singing With Elton John (Oldies)

Olivia Newton John, Cher, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, RuPaul, Spice Girls, Leann Rimes, George Michael, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot, Bette Midler, Cher

Singing (and Playing) with Tom Jobim

João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi,, Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto , Andy Williams , Chico Buarque, Vinícius De Moraes

Happy Birthday Paul Simon. ‘Simon Sings’

This day (October 13, 1941), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Paul Frederic Simon simply known as Paul Simon, American musician, singer-songwriter, one half of Simon & GarfunkelTracklist : 1 . Sounds of Silence (w/ Art Garfunkel, Holland, 1966) 2 . I Am A Rock (w/ Art Garfunkel, 1966) 3 . Overs (w/ Art Garfunkel, 1967) 4 . Scarborough Fair (w/ Art Garfunkel & Andy Williams, 1968) 5 . Mrs.…

Motown publish ‘Lionel Richie,’ his eponymous debut solo album featuring ‘Truly,’ ‘You Are’ and ‘My Love’ (1982)

'Lionel Richie' is his debut solo album after he left the Commodores, released on October 6, 1982 By Motown.1 . My Love (w/ Kenny Chesney) 2 . Truly (w/ Lady Antelbellum) 3 . Truly (Live) 4 . You Are 5 . You Are (w/ Blake Shelton) 6 . You Mean More To Me (1982) Track Listing : 1.Serves You Right (John Mcclain, Greg Phillinganes, Lionel Richie) – 05:14 . 2.Wandering Stranger (Lionel…

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 :…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 38/52

Candy Dulfer & Pink Floyd, Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol & Miley Cyrus, Macy Gray & David Murray, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Sheryl Crow & The Dixie Chicks, Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb, Andy Williams & Judy Garland, Ricky Skaggs & John Scofield, Elvis Costello & The Roots, Buddy Guy & John Mayer, Eric Clapton & Mark KnopflerThey are the 12…

Tamla publish Stevie Wonder’s eleventh album : ‘My Cherie Amour’ featuring ‘Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday’ (1969)

Stevie Wonder's 'My Cherie Amour' is his eleventh studio album released on August 29, 1969 by Tamla (Motown). 1 . My Cherie Amour 2 . Yester Me Yester You Yesterday 3 . Give Your Love Track listing : 1.My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – 02:54 . 2.Hello, Young Lovers (Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) – 03:05 . 3.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 02:51 . 4.Light My…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.Tracklist : 1 .…

We remember Henry Mancini. ‘Thematic’

This day (June 14, 1994), in Los Angeles, California, died Enrico Nicola Mancini a.k.a Henry Mancini, an American composer, conductor and arranger.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Johnny Mathis - Two For The Road / Charade (1987) 2 . w/ Tony Bennett - Life In A Looking Glass (1987) 3 . Charlie'S Angels Theme (1980) 4 . It'S Easy To Say 5 . w/ Andy Williams - Dear Heart (1965) 6 . Henry Mancini Interview Part…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

Beyoncé releases ‘Lemonade,’ her sixth album featuring James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White as guests (2016)

Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' is her sixth studio album featuring James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White as guests and released on April 23, 2016 by Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Pray You Catch Me (Beyoncé, Kevin Garrett, James Blake) - 03:15 . 2.Hold Up (Beyoncé, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Ezra Koenig, Emile Haynie, Joshua Tillman, Uzoechi Emenike, Sean Rhoden,…

Doves release ‘Lost Souls,’ their debut studio album (2000)

Doves' 'Lost Souls' is their debut studio album released on April 3, 2000 by Heavenly Recordings Track Listing : 1.Firesuite (Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams) - 04:36 . 2.Here It Comes (Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams) - 04:50 . 3.Break Me Gently (Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams) - 04:38 . 4.Sea Song (Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams) - 06:12 . 5.Rise (Jez…