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 : Long Tall Sally (1956) . Keep A-Knockin . w/ Tanya Tucker - Somethin' Else (1994) . Great Gosh A'Mighty (1989) . Didn'T It Rain (1985) . Lucille (1973) . w/ Tom Jones - Rock 'N' Roll Medley (1969) . Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin'…

Little Richard releases his debut album : ‘Here’s Little Richard’ featuring ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Tutti Frutti’ (1957)

Little Richard's 'Here's Little Richard' is his debut album featuring 'Long Tall Sally' and 'Tutti Frutti,' produced by Bumps Blackwell and released on March 4, 1957 by Specialty Track Listing : 1.Tutti Frutti (Richard Penniman, Dorothy Labostrie, Joe Lubin) - 02:25 . 2.True, Fine Mama (Richard Penniman) - 02:43 . 3.Can'T Believe You Wanna Leave (Leo Price) - 02:28 . 4.Ready Teddy (Robert…

Chuck Berry records ‘Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll,’ a live album with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Etta James and more (1986)

Chuck Berry's 'Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll is a live album recorded on October 6 and 16, 1986 with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Etta James and many more guests and released in October, 1987 by Mca.1 . Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll (Pt.1/2) (w/ Robbie Robertson) 2 . Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll (Pt.2/2) (w/ Robbie Robertson) 3 . Too Much Monkey Business (w/ Keith Richards & Robert Cray)…

As we wish today a happy birthday to Richard Carpenter, the time is perfect for a ‘Carpenters At their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American musician and singer Richard Carpenter a Happy 76th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Carpenters Video Tracklist : 1 . Close To You 2 . We've Only Just Begun 3 . The Rainy Days And Mondays 4 . Yesterday Once More 5 . Superstar 6 . Only Yesterday 7 . The Top Of The World 8 . I Need To Be In Love 9 . Hurting Each Other 10 . Jambalaya 11…

Happy Birthday Cliff Richard

October 14, 1940 - Today we wish Happy Birthday to English singer, Harry Rodger Webb better known as Cliff Richard and even as Sir Cliff RichardTracklist : 1 . The Young Ones 2 . We Don’t Talk Anymore (Starparade, 11.10.1979) 3 . Mistletoe and Wine 4 . The Young Ones (75th Birthday Concert, Royal Albert Hall, 14 Oct 2015) 5 . Move It (w/ Hank Marvin, The Royal Variety Performance, 25.11.1995) 6 .…

Mute publish Richard Hawley’s fourth album : ‘Coles Corner’ (2005)

Richard Hawley's 'Coles Corner' is his fourth studio album co-produced with Colin Elliot and Mike Timm and released on September 5, 2005 by Mute1 . Coles Corner 2 . Coles Corner (Glastonbury Park Stage, 24/06/2016) 3 . Just Like The Rain (The Devil's Arse Cave) 4 . Just Like The Rain (JD Set, 2006) 5 . Hotel Room (Fib Festival 08) 6 . Hotel Room (Glasgow, 2012) 7 . Darlin' Wait For Me ("Steve…

Island publish Richard and Linda Thompson’s album : ‘I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight’ (1974)

Richard and Linda Thompson's 'I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight' is Richard's second album and first with Linda, co-produced with John Wood and released on April 30, 1974 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.When I Get To The Border (Richard Thompson) - 03:26 . 2.The Calvary Cross (Richard Thompson) - 03:51 . 3.Withered And Died (Richard Thompson) - 03:24 . 4.I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight…

Bethlehem Records publish Nina Simone’s debut album : ‘Little Girl Blue’ a.k.a. ‘Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club’ (1959)

Nina Simone's 'Little Girl Blue' a.k.a. 'Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club' is her debut album released in February 1959 by Bethlehem RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) - 04:02 . 2.Don'T Smoke In Bed (Willard Robison) - 03:11 . 3.He Needs Me (Arthur Hamilton) - 02:30 . 4.Little Girl Blue (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 04:18 . 5.Love…

The Rolling Stones release their third American album : ‘Now!’ featuring ‘Heart of Stone’ and ‘Little Red Rooster’ (1965)

The The Rolling Stones 'Now!' feat. 'Heart of Stone' and 'Little Red Rooster' is their third American studio album released on February 13, 1965 by London Records.Track Listing : 1.Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (Solomon Burke, Bert Berns, Jerry Wexler) - 03:00 . 2.Down Home Girl (Jerry Leiber, Arthur Butler) - 04:13 . 3.You Can'T Catch Me (Chuck Berry) - 03:40 . 4.Heart Of Stone (Mick Jagger,…

Singing (and Playing) With Keith Richards

Keith Richards whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has performed with, beside his famous Rolling Stones colleagues, . myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them. They are The Faces, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry . Sheryl Crow . Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, James Cotton, Etta James, Robert Cray, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson . Johnny Depp, Eric Clapton…

Happy Birthday Keith Richards. ‘Keith On My List’

This day (December 18, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Keith Richards, English guitarist, singer-songwriter, co-founder of The The Rolling StonesTracklist : Around & Around (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1964) . Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sing The Stones and The Beatles (1965) . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The The Rolling Stones, (1967) . Jumpin’ Jack Flash (w/ The The Rolling…

The Sound of (Richard Rodgers’) Music

From 'There's A Small Hotel' to 'My Romance', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Richard Rodgers'. It has Hiromi Uehara, Caetano Veloso, Charmian Carr, Mary Lou Williams and many more.

Singing (and playing) With Chuck Berry

John Lennon, Johnnie Johnson, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen , Tina Turner, Etta James, Sha Na Na, Keith Richards, Little Richard, Linda Ronstadt, Stevie Ray Vaughan, George Thorogood, Bo Diddley

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 07/12

The Doors, The Yardbirds, Cream, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Johnny Rivers, Little Richard, Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger, Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, John Mayall, Jethro Tull

Epic publish Living Colour’s second album : ‘Time’s Up’ (1990)

Living Colour's 'Time's Up' is their second album released on August 20, 1990 by Epic. 1 . Time's Up (Live) 2 . Time's Up (Live, 1992) 3 . Pride (The Apollo) 4 . Pride (Live, 89/90) 5 . Love Rears Its Ugly Head (Montreux, 2001) 6 . Love Rears Its Ugly Head 7 . Elvis Is Dead (Live) 8 . Elvis Is Dead (Live, 1992) 9 . Type 10 . Type (Live) 11 . Information Overload (Live) 12 . Information Overload…

Johnny Winter records his third album : ‘Second Winter’ for Columbia (1969)

Johnny Winter's 'Second Winter' is his third studio album recorded on July 19–22 and August 8–12, 1969 and released as a 'three-sided' LP, the fourth side being blank vinyl on October 27, 1969 by Columbia.1 . Johnny B. Good (1984) 2 . Johnny B Goode (CPH, 1971) 3 . Highway 61 Revisited (Toronto, 1983) 4 . Highway 61 Revisited (2007, Crossroads Festival) Track Listing : 1.Memory Pain (Percy…

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 .…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

Jerry Lee Lewis records ‘Live at the Star Club’ in Hamburg, Germany (1964)

Jerry Lee Lewis's 'Live at the Star Club' is a live album recorded with The Nashville Teens in Hamburg, Germany on April 5, 1964 and released in 1964 by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Mean Woman Blues (Claude Demetrius) - 04:01 . 2.High School Confidential (Ron Hargrave, Jerry Lee Lewis) - 02:25 . 3.Money (That'S What I Want) (Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy) - 04:35 . 4.Matchbox (Carl Perkins) - 02:46 .…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

Led Zeppelin release ‘Physical Graffiti,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Kashmir’ (1975)

Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti' is their sixth (and a double) studio album recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on February 24, 1975 by Swan Song.Track Listing : 1.Custard Pie (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 04:13 . 2.The Rover (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 05:37 . 3.In My Time Of Dying (John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 11:04 . 4.Houses Of The Holy (Jimmy Page,…

On TV today, ‘The 22nd Annual American Music Awards’ (1995)

January 30, 1995 - Little Richard and The Go-Go's, Céline Dion, Boyz II Men, Crash Test Dummies, Lorrie Morgan, Madonna and Babyface, Tim McGraw, Queen Latifah, Tom Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. They all take part in "The 22nd Annual American Music Awards" held at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles

We remember James Brown. ‘Mr. Feelgood’

This day (December 25, 2006), in Atlanta, Georgia, died James Brownan American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist who is one of the founding fathers of funk music and is a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance.Tracklist : Sex Machine (1971) . Make it Funky (2003) . I Feel Good (1989) . Its A Mans World (1981) . Nature (1979) . The Payback (1974) . Sunny (1971)…

We remember Otis Redding. ‘Loving Him So Long’

This day (December 10, 1967), in Madison, Wisconsin, died Otis Redding, an American soul singer and songwriter.Tracklist : Try A Little Tenderness . I'Ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) . My LoverS Prayer . I CanT Turn You Loose . At Ready Steady Go) - I CanT Get No Satisfaction & My Girl . At Ready Steady Go - I CanT Turn You Loose & Shake . Mr. Pitiful . My Girl . Tracklist :…

Boogie Me!

From 'Spann s Boogie' to 'Saint-Louis stomp' , we have mixed 22 'True Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Boogie Woogie'. It has Speckled Red, Blind John Davis , Dave Brubeck, Memphis Slim and many more.

FRE:SH AVANT, FUSION & PROG e01 (349 minutes)

Almost six hours of newly released avant-garde and progressive music : Mats Gustafsson NU Ensemble Peter Brötzmann / Steve Swell / Paal NilssenAb Baars & Zlatko Kaučič Elephant9 with Reine Fiske Mats Gustafsson NU Ensemble - Hidros 6An avant-garde jazz composition based on the songs of '50s rocker Little Richard. Really? Yep, that's the premise behind Swedish reedman Mats Gustafsson's large…

Keep A Knockin’

Starting and ending with 'Keep a Knockin'' made famous by Little Richard, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ray Charles, Lee Hickman , Milton Brown, The English Beat, Muddy Waters 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..