Warner Bros. Records publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s third album : ‘Bootsy? Player of the Year’ (1978)

'Bootsy? Player of the Year' by Bootsy's Rubber Band is their third album led by Bootsy Collins and released on January 27, 1978 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Very Yes 2 . Bootzilla / RotoR(ooter - BB King Blues Club, NYC 6/13/12) 3 . Bootzilla/RotoR(ooter - SESC Pompéia, São Paulo) Track Listing : 1.Bootsy? (What'S The Name Of This Town) (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) - 06:59 .…

Warner Bros. publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s album : ‘Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!’ produced by George Clinton (1977)

Bootsy's Rubber Band's 'Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!' is an album produced by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins and released on January 14, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . The Name Is Bootsy Baby (1998) 2 . Ah The Name Is Bootsy Baby / Disco To Go 3 . Pinocchio's Theory 4 . What's A Telephone Bill (The Key Club, Hollywood) 5 . We Want Bootsy... (Paris, 2011) Track Listing : 1.Ahh...The…

Polydor publish James Brown’s ‘Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III’ (1971)

James Brown's 'Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III' is a live double album released in December 1971 by Polydor.1 . Bewildered (The Boston Garden) 2 . Try Me (The Apollo Theater) 3 . Try Me (Montreux, 1981) 4 . I Can't Stand Myself (The Boston Garden) 5 . Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (Palasport, Bologna, Italy, April 1971) 6 . Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (w/ The…

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership Connection’ (1975)

Parliament's 'Mothership Connection' is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records.1 . Give Up The Funk 2 . Give Up The Funk (Mothership Connection, Houston, 1976) 3 . Sick Nasty Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication 4 . Give Up The Funk 5 . Give Up The Funk (Rockefeller Park, NYC, 7/12/12) 6 . One Nation Under A…

Polydor publish James Brown’s fortieth album : ‘The Payback’ (1973)

James Brown's 'The Payback' is his fortieth studio (and only album to be certified gold) album released in December 1973.1 . The Payback (Zaire, 1974) 2 . Payback (1974, "The Midnight Special") Track Listing : 1.The Payback (James Brown, Fred Wesley, John "Jabo" Starks) - 07:39 . 2.Doing The Best I Can (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Charles Bobbit) - 07:42 . 3.Take Some...Leave Some (James…

P-Funk All-Stars release their debut album : ‘Urban Dancefloor Guerillas’ (1983)

P-Funk All-Stars 'Urban Dancefloor Guerillas' is their debut album featuring George Clinton, Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins and various members of Parliament and Funkadelic and released in 1983 By Uncle Jam/Cbs.1 . Generator Pop (1984) 2 . Pumpin' It Up (w/ George Clinton, 1984) Track Listing : 1.Generator Pop (George Clinton, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 04:59 . 2.Acupuncture (Dewayne…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s album : ‘Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome’ (1977)

Parliament's 'Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome' is an album released on November 28, 1977 and featuring George Clinton, Garry Shider and Bernie Worrell by Casablanca.1 . Bop Gun (Houston, 1978) 2 . Bop Gun ("Endangered Species") 3 . Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (Bernie Worrell Orchestra) 4 . Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (On Stage) 5 . Funkentelechy (Houston 1978) 6 . Funkintelecky 7 . Funkentelechy…

Columbia publish Nas’ fourth album : ‘Nastradamus’ (1999)

Nas' 'Nastradamus' is his fourth studio album released on November 23, 1999 by Columbia Records.1 . Nastradamus 2 . Come Get Me (Live) 3 . You Owe Me (w/ Ginuwine, Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Prediction (Nasir Jones, Richard Jackson, Jessica Care Moore) - 01:19 . 2.Life We Chose (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, Fred Wesley Jr.) - 04:08 . . 3.Nastradamus (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, James…

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’ featuring ‘Cold Sweat’ and ‘Please, Please, Please’ (1972)

James Brown's 'Get On the Good Foot' feat. 'Cold Sweat' & 'Please, Please, Please' is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor.1 . Get On The Good Foot 2 . Good Foot 3 . Cold Sweat (The Boston Garden) 4 . Please Please Please (The Apollo Theatre, 1985) 5 . Ain't That A Groove (w/ The Famous Flames ) 6 . Make It Funky Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Motor Booty Affair’ featuring ‘Rumpofsteelskin’ and ‘Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)’ (1978)

Parliament's 'Motor Booty Affair' is an album featuring 'Rumpofsteelskin' and 'Aqua Boogie' and released on November 20th, 1978 by Casablanca.1 . Mr. Wiggles (Live, 1979) 2 . Mr Wiggles 3 . Rumpofsteelskin / Much Thrust (w/ Bernie Worrell ) 4 . Aqua Boogie (D.C., 1979) 5 . Aqua Boogie (w/ George Clinton + P Funk Allstars, Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2014/07/27) 6 . Motor Booty Tour, 1979 7 .…

Ice Cube releases his third album : ‘The Predator’ (1992)

Ice Cube's 'The Predator' is hise third studio album (his best selling) released on November 17, 1992 by Priority/EMI.1 . Wicked 2 . It Was A Good Day 3 . Check Yo Self Track Listing : 1.The First Day Of School (Intro) - 01:20 . . 2.When Will They Shoot? - 04:36 . . 3.I'M Scared (Insert) - 01:32 . . 4.Wicked - 03:55 . . 5.Now I Gotta Wet 'Cha - 04:03 . . 6.The Predator - 04:03 . . 7.It Was…

Capitol publish George Clinton’s debut solo album : ‘Computer Games’ (1982)

George Clinton's 'Computer Games' is his debut solo album self produced and released by Capitol Records on November 5, 19821 . Atomic Dog 2 . Atomic Dog Track Listing : 1.Get Dressed (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 03:41 . 2.Man'S Best Friend/Loopzilla (George Clinton, Kenneth Gambrell, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 12:51 . 3.Pot Sharing Tots (George Clinton, Walter Morrison) - 03:45 .…

James Brown records ‘Sex Machine,’ a double live album with the original J.B.’s (1969)

James Brown's 'Sex Machine' is a double live album recorded on October 14, 1969, with the original J.B.'s featuring Bootsy Collins and Catfish Collins and released In 1970 By King.1 . Sex Machine (1971) 2 . Brother Rapp 3 . Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (Palasport, Bologna Italy April, 1971) 4 . (On "The Mike Douglas Show," 1969) 5 . It's A Man Man World (1971) 6 . Please, Please, Please…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s tenth album : ‘Faces’ (1980)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Faces' is their tenth studio album released as a double-LP on October 14, 1980 by Arc/Columbia Records. 1 . Let Me Talk (Official Video) 2 . Pride & Mighty Mighty 3 . Keep Your Head To The Sky ("Live By Request") Track Listing : 1.Let Me Talk (Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Ralph Johnson, Al Mckay, Maurice White, Verdine White) - 04:09 . 2.Turn It Into Something Good…

New Edition release their sixth album : ‘Home Again’ featuring ‘Hit Me Off’ and ‘I’m Still in Love With You’ (1996)

New Edition's 'Home Again' is the sixth studio album featuring Bobby Brown and released on September 10, 1996 by MCA Records.1 . Hit Me Off (Official Video) 2 . Something About You 3 . One More Day 4 . I'm Still In Love With You (Official Video) 5 . Home Again (Live, 5/25/2012) 6 . I'm Still In Love With You Track Listing : 1.Oh, Yeah, It Feels So Good (Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe, James Harris Iii,…

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Maxwell, Sly and The Family Stone, Grover Washington Jr., Tower Of Power, The Crusaders, King Curtis and The Kingpins, Ohio Players, Booker T and The MG's, Joe Tex, The Voices Of East Harlem, Larry Graham, Maceo Parker

George Benson starts the recording of ‘Good King Bad’ for CTI (1975)

George Benson's 'Good King Bad' is an album recorded on July 1 & 8, October 9 and December 4 & 5, 1975 and released in 1976 By CTI.Track Listing : 1.Theme From Good King Bad (David Matthews) - 06:03 . 2.One Rock Don'T Make No Boulder (David Matthews) - 06:50 . 3.Em (Philip Manamworth) - 04:56 . 4.Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Vince Guaraldi) - 07:00 . 5.Siberian Workout (David Matthews) -…

We remember Bernie Worrell. ‘Bernie M.P.’

This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard 'Bernie' Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.Tracklist : 1 . George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Keyboard Solo (2004) 2 . The Bernie Worrell Orchestra - Star Child (2012) 3 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis & Fred Wesley -…

Headhunters Super Jam funks in New Orleans (2014)

May 2, 2016 - Headhunters Super Jam - that is Mike Clark (d), Bill Summers (perc, voc), Donald Harrison (s, kb), Fred Wesley (tb), Karl Denson (s, fl), Doug Wimbish (b), Blackbyrd McKnight (g), Eric McFadden (g) and Ivan Neville (kb) - plus Will Bernard (g) and DJ Logic (turntables) will perform at "Fiya Fest " held at Mardi Gras World in New-Orleans

Tommy Boy publish Digital Underground’s debut album : ‘Sex Packets’ (1990)

Digital Underground's 'Sex Packets' is their debut studio album released on March 20, 1990 by Tommy BoyTrack Listing : 1.The Humpty Dance - 06:30 . . 2.The Way We Swing - 06:48 . . 3.Rhymin' On The Funk - 06:16 . . 4.The New Jazz - 00:37 . 5.Underwater Rimes - 04:23 . . 6.Gutfest '89 - 05:50 . . 7.The Danger Zone - 05:31 . . 8.Freaks Of The Industry - 05:38 . . 9.Doowutchyalike - 08:51 .…

James Brown records ‘Love Power Peace,’ live at the Olympia in Paris (1971)

James Brown's 'Love Power Peace' is a live album recorded on March 8, 1971 at the Olympia, Paris with the original J.B.'s featuring Bootsy and Catfish Collins and released on August 23, 1992 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.Intro (James Brown) - 00:00 . 2.Brother Rapp (James Brown) - 03:03 . 3.Ain'T It Funky Now (James Brown) - 05:36 . 4.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 06:12 .…

Trombone Slide Show

Featuring Crazy Swede . Marshall Gilkes . Fred Wesley . Hindemith . Trombone . Samba . Gunhilde and Gerd . Jubilee Stomp . 24 Trombones . Scarborough Fair . Raul de Souza . Cave Jazz . 4G Trombone Quartet . Stardust

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks (1990)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Crescent City Christmas Card' is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks and released in January, 1990 by Columbia.1 . Winter Wonderland 2 . w/ Kathleen Battle 3 . 'twas The Night Before Christmas 4 . Jazz Christmas Song (The Hudson Union Society) Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) - 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber,…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller' is an album featuring twelve songs penned or performed by the legendary pianist and recorded on October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Christopher Columbus (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) - 02:45 . 2.Tain'T Nobody'S Biz-Ness If I Do (Porter Grainger, Robert Graham Prince, Clarence Williams) - 03:25 . 3.Jitterbug Waltz…

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s ‘Loverly’ (2008)

Cassandra Wilson's 'Loverly' is an album produced by herself and released on June 10, 2008 by Blue Note.1 . Loverly 2 . Caravan 3 . 'Til There Was You 4 . St. James Infirmary 5 . Dust my broom 6 . Sleepin' bee Track Listing : 1.Lover, Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 04:16 . 2.A Day In The Life Of A Foo' (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria) - 04:58 . 3.Wouldn'T It Be Loverly…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

Kendrick Lamar releases his third album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ featuring ‘Alright’ and ‘These Walls’ (2015)

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' is his third studio album featuring 'Alright' and 'These Walls' and released by Top Dawg Entertainment on March 15, 2015.Track Listing : 1.Wesley'S Theory (Kendrick Duckworth, George Clinton, Steven Ellison, Ronald Colson, Stephen Bruner, Boris Gardiner) - 04:47 . . 2.For Free? (Kendrick Duckworth, Terrace Martin, Rose Mckinney) - 02:10 . 3.King Kunta…

AC/DC release ‘Stiff Upper Lip,’ the last one produced by the oldest Young brother, George (2000)

AC/DC's 'Stiff Upper Lip' is their thirteenth (fourteenth in Australia) studio album released on February 28 , 2000 by East West.Track Listing : 1.Stiff Upper Lip (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:34 . 2.Meltdown (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:41 . 3.House Of Jazz (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:56 . 4.Hold Me Back (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:59 . 5.Safe In New York City (Angus Young,…