We remember Anita O’Day. ‘Good O’Day’

This day (November 23, 2006), in Los Angeles, California, died Anita O'Day, an American jazz singer.Tracklist : 1 . Love For Sale (1973) 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (1987) 3 . It Don’t Mean a Thing (1986) 4 . Berlin (1970) 5 . On Green Dolphin Street 6 . Honeysuckle Rose (1963) 7 . Sweet Georgia Brown / Tea for Two (1958) 8 . w/ Gene Krupa Orchestra – Thanks For The Boogie Ride (1942)…

Anita O’Day records ‘Waiter, Make Mine Blues,’ an album for Verve (1961)

Anita O'Day's 'Waiter, Make Mine Blues' is an album recorded on August 1, October 4 and 7, 1960 and released in April 1961 By Verve Records.1 . That Old Feeling 2 . Stella By Starlight Track Listing : 1.That Old Feeling (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) - 02:31 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:42 . 3.The Thrill Is Gone (Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) - 02:16 . 4.Detour Ahead (Lou Carter, Ray…

Anita O’Day records with Oscar Peterson ‘Anita Sings the Most’ an album for Verve (1957)

Anita O'Day's 'Anita Sings the Most' is an album recorded on January 31, 1957 with Oscar Peterson on piano and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.'S Wonderful/They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:57 . 2.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 03:20 . 3.Old Devil Moon (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:53 . 4.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus…

Happy Birthday Anita Baker. ‘Enraptured’

This day (January 26, 1958), in Toledo, Ohio, is born Anita Baker,an American R&B/soul jazz singer.Tracklist : The Impossible Dream (2009) . Tracks Of My Tears (2008) . Summertime . w/ Mary J. Blige . Body & Soul . Sweet Love . w/ George Duke - God Bless The Child (1987) . w/ Paul Reiser - Mad About You . Tracklist : Sweet Love . You Bring Me Joy . No One in the World . Been So Long .…

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ an album for Verve (1961)

Anita O'Day's 'Trav'lin' Light' is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve.Track Listing : 1.Trav'Lin' Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) - 03:58 . 3.Don'T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) - 03:12 . 4.Remember (Irving…

On TV today, Anita O’Day in Tokyo (1963)

December 30, 1963 - Anita O'Day sings in Tokyo with pianist Bob Corwin, Toshiyuki Miyama and The All-Star Orchestra and Takeshi Inomata and His West Liners at Studio G, T.B.S in Tokyo, Japan

Happy Birthday Beyoncé

September 4, 19** - Miss Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter simply known as Beyoncé, American singer, songwriter, is @)_!. Happy Birthday BeyoncéTracklist : 1 . With Me (w/ Destiny's Child, "Top Of The Pops", 1998) 2 . Bug A Boo ((w/ Destiny's Child, 1999) 3 . ay My Name (w/ Destiny's Child, Official Video) 4 . Bootylicious (w/ Destiny's Child, MSG 2001, MJ 30Tth Anniversary Special) 5 . Crazy…

As we wish Happy Birthday to James Hetfield, we celebrate ‘Metallica At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer and musician, James Hetfield a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Metallica Video Tracklist : 1 . Nothing Else Matters 2 . Enter Sandman 3 . The Unforgiven 4 . One 5 . Whiskey In The Jar 6 . Wherever I May Roam 7 . Hardwired 8 . Welcome home (Sanitarium) 9 . Sad But True 10 . Master Of Puppets 11 . Atlas, Rise! 12 . St. Anger…

On TV today, Johnny Cash celebrates his ‘First 25 years’ (1980)

May 8, 1980 - you do not want to miss Johnny Cash's "Silver Anniversary" on CBS that celebrates his first twenty five years in the industry. For the occasion, Cash has invited June Carter Cash, Roy Acuff, Bill Anderson, Anita Carter, Helen Carter, Mother Maybelle Carter, Jack Clement, David Allan Coe, Kirk Douglas, Peter Falk, Larry Gatlin, Sonny James, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Grandpa…

Elvis Presley releases his last studio album : ‘Today’ featuring ‘ T-R-O-U-B-L-E’ (1975)

Elvis Presley's 'Today' feat. ' T-R-O-U-B-L-E' is an album (his last in studio), released on May 7, 1975 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.T-R-O-U-B-L-E (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:06 . 2.And I Love You So (Don Mclean) - 03:41 . 3.Susan When She Tried (Don Reid) - 02:20 . 4.Woman Without Love (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:37 . 5.Shake A Hand (Joe Morris) - 03:52 . 6.Pieces Of My Life (Troy Seals) - 04:07 .…

Elektra publishes the second Anita Baker’s album ‘Rapture’ (1986)

Anita Baker's 'Rapture' is her second (and breakout) album released on March 20, 1986 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Sweet Love (Anita Baker, Louis A. Johnson, Gary Bias) - 04:26 . 2.You Bring Me Joy (David Lasley) - 04:24 . 3.Caught Up In The Rapture (Garry Glenn, Dianne Quander) - 05:07 . 4.Been So Long (Anita Baker) - 05:07 . 5.Mystery (Rod Temperton) - 04:56 . 6.No One In The World (Ken…

Dinah Washington records ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’ (1959)

Dinah Washington's 'What a Diff'rence a Day Makes!' is an album arranged by Belford Hendricks, recorded on February 19 and August 1959 and released the same year by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.I Remember You (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) - 02:42 . 2.I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 02:28 . 3.That'S All There Is To That (Clyde Otis, Kelly Owens) - 02:15 . 4.I Won'T Cry…

Happy Birthday Roberta Flack. ‘Sophisticated Lady’

This day (February 10, 1939), in Black Mountain, North Carolina,, is born Roberta Flack an American singer, songwriter and musician.Tracklist : Feel Like Making Love . w/ The Fugees - Killing Me Softly (1996) . Imagine . Back Together Again . w/ Peabo Bryson - Tonight I Celebrate My Love . Killing Me Softly With His Song (1988) . w/ Sadao Watanabe - Here'S To Love . Donny Hathaway &…

Loony Jazz Tunes

From 'Frenesi' to 'I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby (and My Baby's Crazy 'Bout Me)' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Craziness'. "Loony Jazz Tunes" has Stan Getz, Tito Puente, Billy May, Nat King Cole and many more.

Singing On The Moon

From 'Moonglow' to 'Polka Dots And Moonbeams', we have mixed 18 'Jazz Songs' tunes around the theme of 'Moon (Tribute To Neil Armstrong)'. It has Dinah Washington, Les Baxter & His Orchestra, Bing Crosby, Chet Baker and many more.

This week In Jazz Legends 47/52

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones , Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny

Toni Braxton releases her fourth album : ‘More Than a Woman’ featuring ‘Hit the Freeway’ (2002)

Toni Braxton's 'More Than a Woman' is her fourth studio album released on November 19, 2002 by Arista Records.1 . Hit The Freeway & Loon Track Listing : 1.Let Me Show You The Way (Out) (Toni Braxton, Tamar Braxton, Keri Lewis, Curtis Mayfield, Ernest D. Wilson) - 04:19 . 2.Give It Back (Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton, Byron Thomas, Bryan Williams) - 03:38 . 3.A Better Man (Ivan Matias, Gerrard…

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Ketty Lester, Doris Day, Anita O'Day, Astrud Gilberto, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield

Etta James releases her debut album : ‘At Last!’ featuring next to the title track : ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ (1960)

Etta James' 'At Last!' is her debut studio album released on November 15, 1960 by Argo.1 . I Just Want To Make Love To You (Montreux, 1993) 2 . At Last (w/ Etta James, "Dancing With The Stars") 3 . At Last ("1993 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction") Track Listing : 1.Anything To Say You'Re Mine (Sonny Thompson) - 02:37 . 2.My Dearest Darling (Eddie Bocage, Paul Gayten) - 03:05 . 3.Trust In Me…

This week In Soul Artists 42/52

Lisa Fischer, Donna Summer, Seal, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, LaBelle, Andra Day, Angie Stone, Diana Ross, Meshell Ndegeocello, Donna Summer

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis, Michael…

This week In Singing Ladies 42/52

Amy Winehouse, Andra Day, Anita Baker, Diana Krall, Alanis Morissette, Jessie J, Esperanza Spalding, Sarah McLachlan, Karen Carpenter, Julie London, Lady Gaga, Lisa Fischer

We remember Gene Krupa. ‘Be-Bop-A-Krupa’

This day (October 16, 1973), in Yonkers, New York, died Gene Krupa, an American jazz and big band drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Big Noise From Winnetka (1967) 2 . w/ Papa Joe Jones – Documentary 3 . w/ Buddy Rich – Drum Battle (1966) 4 . Lover & Leave Us Leap 5 . w/ Anita O’Day – Let Me Off Uptown 6 . Let Me Off Uptown (1941) 7 . The Benny Godman Big Band – Sing, Sing, Sing (1937) Gene Krupa Top…

Stax Records publish Angie Stone’s fourth album : ‘The Art of Love & War’ (2007)

Angie Stone's 'The Art of Love & War' is her fourth studio album released on October 15, 2007 by Stax Records.1 . Here We Go Again (Elysée Montmartre, Paris) 2 . Sometimes 3 . Play With It 4 . Happy Being Me Track Listing : 1.Take Everything In (Angie Stone, Jonathan Richmond, Juanita Wynn, Shamora Crawford) – 03:52 . 2.Baby (Angie Stone, Corey Tatum, K. Norton, Curtis Mayfield) – 04:50 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 40/52

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich

This week In Singing Ladies 40/52

Toni Braxton, St. Vincent, Tracy Chapman, Anita O'Day, Julie Andrews, Katie Melua, Mercedes Sosa & Joan Baez, Amália Rodrigues, Mazzy Star, Evanescence, Fiona Apple, Sarah Brightman

Dionne Warwick releases ‘Heartbreaker,’ an album produced by Barry Gibb (1982)

Dionne Warwick's 'Heartbreaker' is an album, largely written by the Bee Gees, produced by Barry Gibb and released on September 28, 1982 by Arista.1 . Heartbreaker 2 . Heartbreaker (Live, 1982) 3 . Yours (Live) 4 . Yours (1982) 5 . Take The Short Way Home (Live, 1982) 6 . Take The Short Way Home (London Night Out, 1982) 7 . All The Love In The World (1984) Track Listing : 1.Heartbreaker (Barry…

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)…

Rancheras y Rancheros

Today September 16, as we celebrate Mexico's national day, we take a closer look at one facet of its rich music : Rancheras y RancherosVideo Tracklist : Trio Amigos de la Sierra - El Ranchero Enamorado . Los Dos Carnales - El Ranchero . El Josi - Descendencia De Ranchero . Alejandra Ávalos - Popurri ranchero . La Hija del Mariachi - Popurri . Javier Solis - Esta Tristeza Mia . Edith Márquez -…

This week In Soul Artists 37/52

Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Destiny's Child, Bobby Womack, Tina Turner, New Edition, Erykah Badu, Nina Simone, Anita Baker, Lionel Richie

I.R.S. release R.E.M.’s fourth album : ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ (1986)

R.E.M.'s 'Lifes Rich Pageant' is their fourth studio album produced by Don Gehman and released on July 28, 1986 by I.R.S.1 . Begin The Begin (Perfect Square) 2 . Fall On Me 3 . Fall On Me (Unplugged, 1991) 4 . Cuyahoga (Madrid, Spain, 9 May 2001) 5 . Hyena (Bochum, Germany, 2 Octobre 1985) 6 . Underneath The Bunker (Pinkpop, 1989) 7 . Superman (10/21/86, w/ Gary Zekley) Track Listing : 1.Begin…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°297 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Destiny's Child, Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Jungle Brothers, Stephanie Mills, Alexander O'Neal, Lighter Shade Of Brown, Soul For Real, Babyface, Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton, Anita Baker, Anthrax, Public Enemy

Beyoncé releases ‘4,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Run the World (Girls)’ (2011)

Beyoncé's '4' feat. "Run the World (Girls)" is her fourth studio album released on June 24, 2011 by Parkwood Columbia. 1 . 1+1 2 . I Care (Roseland) 3 . Best Thing I Never Had 4 . Best Thing I Never Had (Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular, 011) 5 . Party (w/ J. Cole) 6 . Party (Atlantic City) 7 . Love On Top (Official Video) 8 . Countdown (Official Video) 9 . End Of Time (Roseland) 10 . End…

Motown publish Syreeta Wright’s ‘Stevie Wonder Presents: Syreeta,’ her second album (1974)

Syreeta Wright's 'Stevie Wonder Presents: Syreeta' is her second album released on June 19, 1974 by Motown.1 . YOUR KISS IS SWEET (1989, London) 2 . Heavy Day (1974) Track Listing : 1.I'M Goin' Left (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 03:36 . 2.Spinnin' And Spinnin' (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 04:21 . 3.Your Kiss Is Sweet (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 04:31 . 4.Come And Get This Stuff…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 24/52

Barry Manilow, Anita Baker, Tina Turner, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, En Vogue, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Paul Mccartney, Beck, Björk, Van Halen, Alanis Morissette