We remember Les Paul. ‘Les, My Guitar Gently Wept’

This day (August 13, 2009), in White Plains, New York, died Lester William Polsfuss a.k.a Les Paul, an American guitarist, songwriter and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar.Tracklist : 1 . Live In New York (2003) 2 . Live in New York City (1999) 3 . w/ Steve Vai – Summertime (1998) 4 . How High The Moon (1991) 5 . Documentary 6 . Somewhere Over The Rainbow (1985) 7 . Dark Eyes 8 . Live…

David Gilmour ‘Rattles’ in Sao Paulo (2015)

December 11, 2015 - the "Rattle That Lock" world tour with David Gilmour backed by Guy Pratt (b), Steve DiStanislao (d, perc), Phil Manzanera (g), Jon Carin (kb), Kevin McAlea (kb), Jõao Mello (s, g) and Lucita Jules & Bryan Chambers (bck voc), stops at Parque Allianz in São Paulo, Brazil

Miles Davis records ‘Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1955)

'Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet' is an album recorded on November 16, 1955, with John Coltrane on tenor saxophone plus Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones and released in April 1956 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Just Squeeze Me (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 07:27 . 2.There Is No Greater Love (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 05:19 . 3.How Am I To Know? (Dorothy Parker, Jack King)…

Happy Birthday Paul McCartney. ‘Celestial Paul’

This day (June 18, 1942), in Liverpool, England, is born Sir James Paul McCartney, English singer, songwriter, founder / member of the Beatles and WingsTracklist : 1 . Yesterday (w/ The Beatles, 1965) 2 . Don't Let Me Down (w/ The Beatles) 3 . Maybe I'm Amazed (w/ Wings) 4 . Bip Bop (1971) 5 . C Moon (w/ Wings) 6 . Acoustic Medley (1973) 7 . The Backyard Tapes( 1974) 8 . Venus and Mars/Rock…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Paul McCartney rules at the White House (2010)

June 1, 2010 - Paul McCartney is at the White House to accept the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Among the (con)tributing artists : Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jack White, Herbie Hancock and more

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1961)

'Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall' is a live album subtitled 'The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961' and released the next year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 07:23 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 02:43 . 6.The…

Hank Mobley records ‘Soul Station’ with Art Blakey, Wynton Kelly and Paul Chambers (1960)

Hank Mobley's 'Soul Station' is an album recorded on February 7, 1960 with Art Blakey, Wynton Kelly and Paul Chambers and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Remember (Irving Berlin) - 05:41 . 2.This I Dig Of You (Hank Mobley) - 06:25 . 3.Dig Dis (Hank Mobley) - 06:08 . 4.Split Feelin'S (Hank Mobley) - 04:55 . 5.Soul Station (Hank Mobley) - 09:06 . 6.If I Should Lose You (Ralph…

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

Bill Evans records ‘Explorations’ with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian for Riverside (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Explorations' is an album recorded on February 2, 1961 with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian and released in March 1961 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Israel (John Carisi) - 06:12 . 2.Haunted Heart (Arthur Schwartz) - 03:28 . 3.Beautiful Love (Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) - 05:07 . 4.Elsa (Earl Zindars) - 05:10 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis) - 05:49 . 6.How Deep Is The Ocean?…

We Remember Paul Kantner

January 28, 2016 - Mr.Paul Kantner, American guitarist, co-founder of Jefferson Airplane and its offspring, Jefferson Starship passed away aged 74. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Jefferson Starship - White Rabbit (PBS) 2 . w/ Jefferson Starship - MIRACLES (LIVE, 1975) 3 . w/ Jefferson Starship - Somebody to Love ("Dick Cavett Show") 4 . Blows Against the Empire 5 . w/ Marty Balin &…

Paul, Jackson, Emmylou et al celebrate Joan Baez (2016)

January 27, 2016 - David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Richard Thompson and more. They will all celebrate Joan Baez Birthday at the Beacon Theatre in New York City

Adele releases ’21’ featuring ‘Rolling in the Deep,’ ‘Someone like You,’ ‘Set Fire to the Rain,’ ‘Rumour Has It’ and ‘Turning…

Adele's '21' feat. 'Rolling in the Deep' is her second studio album released on January 24 , 2011 by XL / Columbia1 . Someone Like You (Largo) 2 . Set Fire To The Rain (The Royal Albert Hall) 3 . Don't You Remember (Largo) 4 . Turning Tables (The Royal Albert Hall) 5 . Rolling In The Deep (Royal Albert Hall) 6 . Rumour Has It (Royal Albert Hall) 7 . Rumor Has It (Itunes Festival, 2011 ) 8 . Don't…

Art Pepper records ‘Art Pepper meets The Rhythm Section’ with Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1957)

'Art Pepper meets The Rhythm Section' is an album recorded on January 19, 1957 with Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.You'D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) - 05:25 . 2.Red Pepper Blues (Red Garland) - 03:37 . 3.Imagination (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 05:52 . 4.Waltz Me Blues (Paul Chambers, Art Pepper) -…

Columbia publish ‘Paul Simon,’ his eponymous second solo album featuring ‘Mother and Child Reunion,’ ‘Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard’ and ‘Duncan’…

'Paul Simon' feat. 'Mother and Child Reunion' is his eponymous second studio album as a solo artist co-produced with Roy Halee and released on January 14, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Mother And Child Reunion (Webster Hall, 6/6/2011) 2 . Duncan (Lorrach, 2008) 3 . Duncan (w/ Rayna) 4 . Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard (Official Video) 5 . Me & Julio Down By The Schoolyard 6 . Me And Julio Down…

The Beatles release their tenth album : ‘Yellow Submarine’ featuring ‘All You Need Is Love’ (1969)

The Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' feat. 'All You Need Is Love' is their tenth studio album released in the United States on January 13, 1969 and featuring six songs by The Beatles, the rest being re-recording of the soundtrack to the animated film of the same name by George Martin.1 . Yellow Submarine (Original Trailer, 1968) 2 . All Together Now (w/ Paul Mccartney, O2 Arena London, 23/05/2015) 3…

As we wish John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin bassist, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Led Zeppelin at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English bassist John Paul Jones a 'Happy Birthday,' here is the perfect time to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Led Zeppelin Video Tracklist : 1 . Whole Lotta Love (1997) 2 . Immigrant Song 3 . Kashmir 4 . Black Dog 5 . Stairway to Heaven (Earls Court, 1975) 6 . Rock And Roll 7 . Over the Hills and Far Away 8 . Going To California (Earls Court, 1975) 9 . No Quarter (1973) 10 .…

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ (1999)

Barbra Streisand's 'Timeless: Live in Concert' is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Opening/You'Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 02:31 . 2.Something'S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:41 . 3.The Way We Were (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Charles Mingus begins the recording of ‘Changes One,’ an album for Atlantic Records (1974)

Charles Mingus 'Changes One' is an album recorded on December 27, 28 & 30, 1974 with Jack Walrath, George Adams, Don Pullen and Dannie Richmond.1 . Sue's Changes (Montreux, 1975) 2 . Devil's Blues Live 3 . Devil's Blues (Montreux, 1975) Track Listing : 1.Remember Rockefeller At Attica (Charles Mingus) - 05:56 . 2.Sue'S Changes (Charles Mingus) - 17:04 . 3.Devil Blues (George Adams,…

Bill Evans records, with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro, ‘Portrait in Jazz’ for Riverside (1959)

Bill Evans' 'Portrait in Jazz' is an album recorded on December 28, 1959 with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro and released in 1960 by Riverside.1 . Autumn Leaves (w/ Alex Riel, 1965) Track Listing : 1.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 03:24 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 6:00 . 3.Witchcraft (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 04:37 . 4.When I…

Charles Mingus records ‘Changes Two,’ an album for Atlantic Records (1974)

Charles Mingus' 'Changes Two' is an album recorded on December 27, 28 & 30, 1974 and released In 1975 by Atlantic Records.1 . Free Cell Block F 'tis Nazi Usa (Montreux, 1975) 2 . Free Cell Block F 'tis Nazi Usa (Montreux, 1975) 3 . Orange Was The Colour Of Her Dress / Blue Silk Track Listing : 1.Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A. (Charles Mingus) - 06:56 . 2.Orange Was The Color Of Her…

Miles Davis records with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson, ‘Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants,’ an album for Prestige (1954)

'Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants' is an album recorded on December 24, 1954 and October 26, 1956, with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson and released in 1959 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:59 . 2.Swing Spring (Miles Davis) - 10:46 . 3.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk) - 05:25 . 4.Bemsha Swing (Thelonious…

Bill Evans records ‘Trio 64’ with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian (1963)

Bill Evans' 'Trio 64' is an album recorded on December 18, 1963 with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian and released in 1964.Track Listing : 1.Little Lulu (Buddy Kaye, Sidney Lippman, Fred Wise) - 03:52 . 2.A Sleepin' Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) - 05:30 . 3.Always (Irving Berlin) - 04:03 . 4.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 04:25 . 5.I'Ll See You Again (Noël Coward…

Paul McCartney is back at the Cavern Club (1999)

December 14, 1999 - Paul McCartney - with Ian Paice (d), David Gilmour (g), Mick Green (g), Pete Wingfield (kb) - is back for the first time since The Beatles at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, England More Info

Paul McCartney releases his fifth solo album : ‘Band on the Run’ recorded with Wings and featuring ‘Jet’ and ‘Band on the Run’ (1973)

'Band on the Run' by Paul McCartney & Wings is McCartney's fifth album since his departure from the Beatles, released on December 5, 1973.1 . Bluebird (w/ Wings) 2 . Mrs Vandebilt (Live) 3 . Mrs. Vanderbilt (Live) 4 . Let Me Roll It (On "Later...With Jools Holland," 2010) 5 . Let Me Roll It (w/ Wings, Live) 6 . Picasso's Last Words / Richard Cory (w/ Wings, Live Acoustic, 1976) 7 .…

The Beatles release their fourth album : ‘Beatles for Sale’ featuring ‘Rock and Roll Music’ and ‘Eight Days a Week’ (1964)

The Beatles' 'Beatles for Sale' is their fourth studio album produced by George Martin and released on December 4, 1964 by Parlophone. 1 . Baby's In Black (Empire Pool) 2 . Baby's In Black (Germany) 3 . Rock And Roll Music (Live) 4 . Rock And Roll Music (Paris) 5 . Kansas City, I'm A Loser, Boys ("Shindig Show," 1964 ) 6 . Words Of Love 7 . Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby Track Listing :…

The Beatles release their sixth album : ‘Rubber Soul’ featuring ‘Drive My Car,’ ‘Norwegian Wood,’ ‘Michelle’ and ‘Girl’ (1965)

The Beatles' 'Rubber Soul' is their sixth studio album produced by George Martin and released on December 3, 1965 by ParlophoneTrack Listing : 1.Drive My Car (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:25 . 2.Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:01 . 3.You Won'T See Me (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:18 . 4.Nowhere Man (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:40 . 5.Think For Yourself (George Harrison) - 02:16 . 6.The…

Atlantic publish The Blues Brothers’ first album : ‘Briefcase Full of Blues,’ recorded live in Los Angeles (1978)

The Blues Brothers' 'Briefcase Full of Blues' is their first album released on November 28, 1978 by Atlantic Records.1 . Can't Turn You Loose / Peter Gunn Theme 2 . Can't Turn You Loose 3 . Hey Bartender 4 . Messin' With The Kid 5 . Messin With The Kid ("Blues Brothers On Parole And In Concert") 6 . (I Got Everything I Need) Almost (Live ) 7 . Rubber Biscuit 8 . Shotgun Blues 9 . Groove Me…

Robert Wyatt releases ‘Shleep,’ his seventh album featuring Paul Weller and Phil Manzanera among other guests (1997)

Robert Wyatt 's 'Shleep' is his seventh album featuring Paul Weller and Phil Manzanera among other guests, co-produced with Alfreda Benge and Brian Eno and released in November 1997 by Hannibal / Thirsty Ear1 . Free Will And Testament 2 . Blues In Bob Minor (w/ Paul Weller, Danny Thompson And More) Track Listing : 1.Heaps Of Sheeps (Robert Wyatt, Alfreda Benge) - 04:56 . 2.The Duchess (Robert…

Enrique Iglesias releases his fourth album : ‘Enrique’ featuring ‘Bailamos,’ ‘Rhythm Divine’ and ‘Be with You’ (1999)

Enrique Iglesias's 'Enrique' feat. 'Bailamos' is his fourth studio album (his first in English) released on November 23, 1999 by Interscope. 1 . Rhythm Divine 2 . I Have Always Loved You (Live) 3 . I'm Your Man (Poland, 2000) 4 . Oyeme (Poland, 2000) 5 . Could I Have This Kiss Forever (w/ Whitney Houston, Official Video) 6 . U Are My Number One 7 . Bailamos (Remix) 8 . Bailamos (Hamburg,…