We remember Fats Domino. ‘Fats Day’

This day (October 24, 2017), in Harvey, Louisiana, died Antoine Dominique Fats Domino, an American R&B and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter. Tracklist : 1 . Wait And See 2 . Going To The River (2004) 3 . I’M Ready 4 . I’M In Love Again (1988) 5 . Popeye’S Fried Chicken Commercial (1987) 6 . Blueberry Hill (1985) 7 . Sleeping On A Job 1978 (1978) 8 . I’m In Love Again (1956) Fats…

Fats Domino plays and sings at North Sea Jazz (1980)

July 11, 1980 - AVRO Television is going to tape Fats Domino performing with Joseph "Smokey" Johnson(d), David Douglas(g), Lee Allen(ts), Teddy Royal (g), Frederick Kemp(ts), Herbert Hardesty (ts), Thomas "Mack" Johnson (tp), Walter Kimball (ts), Carlton McWilliams (b), Roger Lewis (bs) at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

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 : 1 . Long Tall Sally (1956) 2 . Keep A-Knockin 3 . w/ Tanya Tucker – Somethin’ Else (1994) 4 . Great Gosh A’Mighty (1989) 5 . Didn’T It Rain (1985) 6 . Lucille (1973) 7 . w/ Tom Jones – Rock ‘N’ Roll Medley (1969) 8 . Whole…

Buddy Holly records his second album ‘Buddy’ featuring ‘Peggy Sue’ (1958)

Buddy Holly's 'Buddy' feat. 'Peggy Sue' is his second album recorded on April 8, 1957 and January 26, 1958 and released on February 20, 1958 by Brunswick.1 . Peggy Sue 2 . Mailman Bring Me No More Blues Buddy Holly - Buddy Track Listing : 1.I'M Gonna Love You Too (Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty) - 02:14 . 2.Peggy Sue (Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty) - 02:30 . 3.Look At…

John Lennon releases his sixth solo album : ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ featuring ‘Stand by Me’ (1975)

John Lennon's 'Rock 'n' Roll' is his sixth studio album produced (in part) by Phil Spector and released on February 17, 1975 by Apple.1 . Slippin And Slidin (Official Music Video) John Lennon - Rock 'n' Roll Track Listing : 1.Be-Bop-A-Lula (Tex Davis, Gene Vincent) - 02:39 . 2.Stand By Me (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King) - 03:26 . 3.Rip It Up / Ready Teddy (Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell,…

Eric Burdon releases his tenth album : ‘Til Your River Runs Dry’ (2013)

Eric Burdon's 'Til Your River Runs Dry' is his tenth album as a solo artist (his first of largely original material since 2004) released on January 29, 2013 by ABKCO Records1 . Water (Live) 2 . Water 3 . Wait (3/16/2013, "Stage On Sixth") 4 . Bo Diddley Special 5 . 27 Forever (Half Note, Athens, 10/05/2013) 6 . River Is Rising 7 . River Is Rising (w/ The Animals, Kent Stage, Ohio, 2/13/2016) 8…

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. 1 . Knock On Wood 2 . Knock On Wood (The White House: Memphis Soul) 3 . Raise Your Hand 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…

Coral Records publish ‘Johnny Burnette and the Rock ‘n Roll Trio,’ their eponymous debut album (1956)

'Johnny Burnette and the Rock 'n Roll Trio' is their eponymous debut album released in December 1956 by Vogue/Coral Records1 . Train Kept A Rollin' 2 . Lonesome Train 3 . Rockabilly Boogie 4 . Lonesome Tears In My Eyrs 5 . The Train Kept A Rollin' Track Listing : 1.Honey Hush (Big Joe Turner) – 1:59 . 2.Lonesome Train (Glen Moore, Milton Subotsky) - 02:09 . 3.Sweet Love On My Mind (Wayne…

Arista Records publish Patti Smith’s debut album : ‘Horses’ featuring ‘Gloria’ (1975)

Patti Smith's 'Horses' is her debut studio album produced by John Cale and released on December 13, 1975 by Arista Records. 1 . Gloria (1979, Germany) 2 . Gloria (The Latitude Festival) 3 . Redondo Beach (1976, Stockholm) 4 . Redondo Beach (Montreux, 2005) 5 . Birdland (The Fillmore, San Francisco, December 30, 2015) 6 . Birdland (12/31/09 ) 7 . Free Money (1977, Mike Douglas Show) 8 . Free…

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 .…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

Blue, Stormy, It’s Monday After All

From 'Stormy Monday Blues for the Count' to 'Blue Monday' , we have mixed 17 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Monday'. It has Buddy Guy, T-Bone Walker, Fats Domino, Etta James and many more.

Redemption Song

Starting and ending with 'Redemption Song ' made famous by Bob Marley, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has The Drifters, Johnny Cash, The Coasters, Roberta Flack and many more.

The Tracks of My Tears

Starting and ending with 'Tracks Of My Tears' made famous by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ray Charles, Glover, Henry, Rod Stewart, Lonnie Mack, The Beach Boys and many more.

The Big Beat (Goes On)

From 'Dat Dere' to 'Sakeena's Vision' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz, Rock & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Art Blakey's Album "The Big Beat"'. "The Big Beat (Goes On)" has Fats Domino, The Horace Silver Quintet, Eight To The Bar, Willie Dixon and many more.

Trials And Errors

From 'Alone Again Naturally' to 'Falling In Love Again' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Again (and Never Again)'. "Trials And Errors" has The Frank And Joe Show, John Lee Hooker, Camille Howard, April Stevens and many more.

Jazzin’Around Ella And Louis

From 'Cheek to Cheek' to 'I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of ''. It has Coleman Hawkins, Joe Sample, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton and many more.

Colour Me Blues

From 'White summer' to 'One Black Rat', we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Colours'. It has Ray Charles, Taj Mahal , Memphis Minnie, The Yardbirds and many more.

Carolling The Ladies

From 'Minha Senhora' to 'Luck be a Lady', we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Men singing their Ladies (Happy Encore)'. It has Lou Reed, Demis Roussos, Ames Brothers, Lloyd Price and many more.

Whoopee for Walter

From 'My Buddy' to 'My baby just cares for me', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Walter Donaldson'. It has Ray Charles, Anita O'day, Al Jolson, Frank Sinatra and many more.

Where Is My Money?

From 'Ain t Nobody s Business' to 'What Can A Poor Man Do', we have mixed 20 'Pure Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Money'. It has Chuck Berry, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Fats Domino, Brownie McGhee and many more.

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..