Island release Jimmy Cliff’s ‘The Harder They Come,’ the soundtrack album of the movie of the same name (1972)

Jimmy Cliff's 'The Harder They Come' is the soundtrack album (released on July 7, 1972 by Island) to the eponymous film where Cliff is the star.1 . The Harder They Come 2 . The Harder They Come 3 . Draw Your Brakes Scotty 4 . Bongoman/Rivers of Babylon Mashup 5 . Jimmy Cliff Recording The Harder They Come In Studio Session Track Listing : 1.You Can Get It If You Really Want (Jimmy Cliff) -…

Happy Birthday Jimmy Cliff. ‘The Older He Comes’

This day (April 1, 1948), in St. James, Jamaica, is born James Chambers a.k.a. Jimmy Cliff, a Jamaican singer.Digest Tracklist : I Can See Clearly Now (2018) . Children (2015) . w/ Widespread Panic - Sitting in Limbo . w/ Bruce Springsteen - The Harder They Come ( 2012) . Jimmy Cliff - Bongo Man ( 2011) . Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee (2010) . Rock In Rio Ii (1991) . At Orlando Stadium In…

John Coltrane records ‘Coltrane’ with Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones (1962)

'Coltrane (1962)' is a studio album by John Coltrane recorded on April 11, June 19, 20 and 29, 1962 and released In August 1962 by Impulse!..Track Listing : 1.Out Of This World (Harold Arlen) - 14:06 . 2.Soul Eyes (Mal Waldron) - 05:26 . 3.The Inch Worm (Frank Loesser) - 06:19 . 4.Tunji (John Coltrane) - 06:33 . 5.Miles' Mode (John Coltrane) - 07:31 Musicians : John Coltrane - Tenor Saxophone,…

John Coltrane records ‘Transition’ with Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones (1965)

John Coltrane's 'Transition' is an album recorded on May 26 & June 10, 1965 and released posthumously only in 1970 by Impulse!.. Track Listing : 1.Transition (John Coltrane) - 15:31 . 2.Dear Lord (John Coltrane) - 05:32 . 3.Suite (Prayer And Meditation: Day, Peace And After, Prayer And Meditation: Evening, Affirmation, Prayer And Meditation: 4 A.M.) (John Coltrane) - 21:20Musicians : John…

John Coltrane finishes the recording of ‘The John Coltrane Quartet Plays’ with Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Art Davis and Elvin Jones (1965)

'The John Coltrane Quartet Plays' is an album (full title 'The John Coltrane Quartet Plays Chim Chim Cheree, Song of Praise, Nature Boy, Brazilia') recorded on February 17-18, March 28 and May 17, 1965 and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Chim Chim Cheree (Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman) - 06:58 . 2.Brazilia (John Coltrane) - 12:56 . 3.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 08:03 .…

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith’ with Oliver Nelson’s big band (1962)

'Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith' is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson's big band and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) - 05:55 . 2.Ol' Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 03:56 . 3.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) - 04:25 . 4.Step Right Up (Oliver…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Plus Four’ with trumpeter Clifford Brown (1956)

Sonny Rollins' 'Plus Four' is an album (also titled '3 Giants!') recorded March 22, 1956 with pianist Richie Powell and trumpeter Clifford Brown and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Valse Hot (Sonny Rollins) - 08:36 . 2.Kiss And Run (Sam Coslow) - 07:08 . 3.I Feel A Song Coming On (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh, George Oppenheimer) - 05:13 . 4.Count Your Blessings (Instead…

‘John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman’ record together with Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones & McCoy Tyner (1963)

'John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman' is a collaboration studio album recorded on March 7, 1963 with Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and McCoy Tynerr and released the ame year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.They Say It'S Wonderful (Irving Berlin) - 05:20 . 2.Dedicated To You (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, Hy Zaret) - 05:32 . 3.My One And Only Love (Guy Wood, Robert Mellin) - 04:55 . 4.Lush Life (Billy…

Jimmy Smith records with Stanley Turrentine, ‘Prayer Meetin” an album for Blue Note (1963)

Jimmy Smith's 'Prayer Meetin'' is an album recorded on February 8, 1963 with Stanley Turrentine and released in 1964 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Prayer Meeting (Jimmy Smith) - 05:45 . 2.I Almost Lost My Mind (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 09:25 . 3.Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Wilmoth Houdini) - 03:43 . 4.When The Saints Go Marching In (Traditional) - 06:15 . 5.Red Top (Gene Ammons) - 07:38 .…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ a studio album with a big band for Verve (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' is a studio album recorded on January 20-21 & 27, 1964 with a big band and released in March by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Richard Rodgers) - 07:06 . 2.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 04:29 . 3.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 2 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 05:00 . 4.John…

Happy Birthday Jimmy Page. ‘Master Riffer’

This day (January 9, 1944), in Heston, Middlesex, England, is born James Patrick 'Jimmy' Page, an English guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin.Tracklist : Young Age! . Blow-Up Movie (w/ the Yardbirds, 1967) . Heart Full of Soul (w/ the Yardbirds, 1968) . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) . Live at Madison Square Garden (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1973) . Whole Lotta Love (w/ Led Zeppelin,…

Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her eponymous debut album for Emarcy (1955)

'Helen Merrill' is her eponymous debut studio album recorded on December 22-24, 1954, with Clifford Brown and released in 1955 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Explain (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) - 05:08 . 2.You'D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) - 04:17 . 3.What'S New? (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 04:56 . 4.Falling In Love With Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:52 .…

Sarah Vaughan records ‘Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown’ for Emarcy (1954)

Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown' is an album also known as 'Sarah Vaughan,' recorded on December 18, 1954 and released in 1955 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:06 . 2.April In Paris (Vernon Duke, E.Y. Yip Harburg) - 06:26 . 3.He'S My Guy (Gene De Paul, Don Raye) - 04:17 . 4.Jim (Caesar Petrillo, Edward Ross, Nelson Shawn) - 05:56 .…

John Coltrane records the album : ‘A Love Supreme’ with Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones (1964)

John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme' is a studio album recorded on December 9, 1964, with Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Mccoy Tyner and released in February 1965 by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.Part 1: Acknowledgement (John Coltrane) - 07:47 . 2.Part 2: Resolution (John Coltrane) - 07:22 . 3.Part 3: Pursuance/Part 4: Psalm (John Coltrane) - 17:53Musicians : The John Coltrane Quartet - Band . John…

Lauryn Hill, Chrissie, Jimmy, Erykah et al pay tribute to Bob Marley (1999)

December 4, 1999 - Lauryn Hill, Chrissie Hynde, Jimmy Cliff, Erykah Badu, Queen Latifah, DARIUS RUCKER, Tracy Chapman, Busta Rhymes, Julian Marley, Chris Robinson, Damian Marley, Ben Harper, kymani marley, Toots Hibbert, The Wailers, Ziggy Marley, Eve, The Melody Makers attend The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute in Oracabessa Bay, Jamaica More Info<img…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 37/52

Prince & The Muppets, Marc Bolan & Cilla Black, Eminem & Rihanna, Gloria Estefan & José Feliciano, Eric Clapton & Sheryl Crow, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Trombone Shorty & Dave Grohl, Paul Simon & John Mellencamp, Peter Tosh & Mick Jagger, Jimmy Cliff & Widespread Panic, Paul Mccartney & Bruce Springsteen , Dave Matthews Band & Neil Young

This week In Soul Artists 27/52

Maxwell, Marvin Gaye, Aaron Neville, D'Angelo, Barry White, Eric B. & Rakim, Bill Withers, Jimmy Cliff, Muddy Waters, Gregory Porter, Taj Mahal, Michael Jackson

This week In One-Off Collaborations 13/52

Bonnie Raitt & Norah Jones, Chris Botti & Steven Tyler, Bruce Springsteen & Jimmy Cliff, Elton John & Leann Rimes, Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton, Eddie Vedder & Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Mariah Carey & Snoop Dogg, Usher & Nicki Minaj, Madness & Ian Dury, The Rolling Stones & AC/DC, Beck Bogert & Appice, Tom Jones & Jerry Lee Lewis

This week In One-Off Collaborations 49/52

Tom Jones & Janis Joplin, George Harrison & Eric Clapton, Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow & Brandon Flowers, Erykah Badu & Jimmy Cliff, James Taylor & Mavis Staples, Roy Orbison & Johnny Cash, Jon Bon Jovi & Bruce Springsteen, Roger Daltrey & David Gilmour, Joe Cocker & Eric Clapton, Linkin Park & Jay~Z, Artists United Against Apartheid, Simple Minds &…

UB40 release their fourth album : ‘Labour of Love’ featuring ‘Red Red Wine’ (1983)

UB40's 'Labour of Love' is their fourth studio album featuring only covers among which 'Red Red Wine,' co-produced with Ray 'Pablo' Falconer and released on September 12, 1983 by Virgin1 . Cherry Oh Baby 2 . Keep On Moving 3 . Please Don't Make Me Cry 4 . Sweet Sensation 5 . Johnny Too Bad 6 . Johnny Too Bad (South Africa) 7 . Red Red Wine (Official Video) 8 . Guilty 9 . She Caught The Train 10 .…

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Now' is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after 'Lady Soul' by Atlantic Records.1 . Think (1989) (Official Video) 2 . Respect Think (w/ Sammy Davis Jr., 1968) 3 . I Say A Little Prayer Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) - 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 03:36 . 3.See…

Happy Birthday Lauryn Hill. ‘Over The Hill’

This day (May 26, 1975), in South Orange, New Jersey, is born Lauryn Noelle Hill simply known as Lauryn Hill, an American singer who was a member of the Fugees.Digest Tracklist : Rebel/I Find It Hard To Say (2016) . Unplugged (2014) . Could You Be Loved (2011) . Fugees – Medley (2005) . Fugees - Killing Me Softly (2004) . Adam Lives In Theory (2001) . & Carlos Santana & Cee-Lo - Do You…

Island release Joe Cocker’s ‘Sheffield Steel’ recorded with the Compass Point Allstars (1982)

Joe Cocker's 'Sheffield Steel' is his eighth studio album recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau and released on May 22, 1982 by Island.Track Listing : 1.Look What You'Ve Done (Leo Nocentelli) . 2.Shocked (Ira Ingber, Greg Sutton) . 3.Sweet Little Woman (Andy Fraser) . 4.Seven Days (Bob Dylan) . 5.Marie (Randy Newman) . 6.Ruby Lee (Bill Withers, Melvin Dunlap) . 7.Many Rivers To Cross (Jimmy…

We remember Bob Marley. ‘Leaving Babylon’

This day (May 11, 1981), in Miami, Florida, died Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ The Wailers - Coming In From The Cold (1980) . War (1979) . w/ The Wailers - Exodus (1977) . The Roots Rock Reggae (1976) . w/ The Wailers - Kinky Reggae (1975) . Lively Up Yourself (1974) . w/ The Wailers - Get up Stand up (1973) . Bob Marley and Peter…

Happy Birthday Tracy Chapman

March 30, 19** - Miss Tracy Chapman, an American singer-songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday Tracy"Tracy Chapman" is the self-titled debut album by Tracy Chapman, released on April 15, 1988. >>Released on October 3, 1989, "Crossroads" is the second album by Tracy Chapman. >> Released on November 14, 1995, "New Beginning" is the fourth album by Tracy Chapman >> is held in…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Dirty Work’ featuring ‘Harlem Shuffle’ (1986)

The The Rolling Stones' 'Dirty Work' feat. 'Harlem Shuffle' is their eighteenth British (and twentieth American) studio album released on March 24, 1986 by The Rolling Stones/Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.One Hit (To The Body) (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) - 04:44 . 2.Fight (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) - 03:09 . 3.Harlem Shuffle (Bob Relf, Ernest Nelson) - 03:23 .…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°102 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Matthew Wilder, George Benson, Jimmy Cliff, George Kranz, The Pointer Sisters, Kylie Minogue, Blondie, Ray Parker Jr., Cyndi Lauper, The Cookie Crew, Kool . The Gang . Ten CityThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (04/52) but in the EIghties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more…

Joe Cocker vs The Originals

To celebrate Joe Cocker who passed away today seven years ago, we have selected twelve artists who originally performed the songs that made Cocker famous. "The Originals" are Billy Preston, Elton John, Jimmy Cliff, Albert Hammond, Bryan Adams, INXS, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Lovin' Spoonful . The Box Tops, Dave Mason, Randy Newman Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Happy Birthday Chris Robinson

December 20, 1966 - Christopher Mark Robinson simply known as Chris Robinson, American artist, guitarist and lead vocalist of The Black Crowes & Chris Robinson Brotherhood is 54. Happy Birthday SirThe Black Crowes' 'The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion' is their second studio album produced by George Drakoulias and released on May 12, 1992 by Def American Recordings. >> The Black…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is an album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan Records1 . Artists United Against Apartheid, Sun City 2 . Sun City Track Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation -…

Mellow In May

From 'Rio De Maio' to 'Paris In May', we have mixed 13 'Jazz & World' tunes around the theme of 'May'. It has Simon Diaz, Jane Monheit / Ivan Lins, Harvey Mason, Nat King Cole and many more.

Paul Desmond records ‘Summertime,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Paul Desmond's 'Summertime' is an album recorded on October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 and December 26, 1968 and released in 1969 By Cti.1 . Emily 2 . Someday My Prince Will Come (w/ Dave Brubeck Trio) Track Listing : 1.Samba (Struttin') With Some Barbeque (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) - 04:26 . 2.Olvidar (Don Sebesky) - 05:33 . 3.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) - 02:12…