The Band record ‘The Last Waltz’ with Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison and more guests (1976)

The Band's 'The Last Waltz' is a triple live album recorded on November 25, 1976 at Winterland Arena, San Francisco and released on April 7, 1978 by Warner Bros. Records 1 . Caravan (w/ Van Morrison, 11/25/1976, Winterland) 2 . The Weight (11/25/1976, Winterland) 3 . Everyone Comes Onstage (11/25/1976, Winterland) 4 . Chest Fever (11/25/1976, Winterland) 5 . The Lord's Prayer (Lawrence…

Capitol publish Neil Diamond’s album : ‘The Jazz Singer’ (1980)

Neil Diamond's 'The Jazz Singer' is an album (and soundtrack to the remake of the eponym film) released on November 10, 1980 by Capitol.1 . America 2 . America 3 . Love On The Rocks ("The Jazz Singer," 1980) 4 . You Baby Amazed And Confused ("The Jazz Singer," 1980) 5 . Summer Love 6 . Hello Again 7 . My Louise ("The Jazz Singer," 1980) 8 . Hey Louise 9 . Songs Of Life ("The Jazz Singer,"…

Neil Diamond records a live double album : ‘Hot August Night’ at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (1972)

Neil Diamond's 'Hot August Night' is a live double album recorded on August 24, 1972 at one of his ten sold out concerts performed that month at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and released on December 9, 1972 by MCA, Universal.1 . I Am I Said (1972) 2 . Done Too Soon 3 . Solitary Man (Live, 1971) 4 . Cherry Cherry (1976) 5 . Sweet Caroline 6 . Sweet Caroline (Fenway Park, 4/20/13) 7 . Red Red…

Happy Birthday Neil Diamond. ‘Diamond Is Forever’

This day (January 24, 1941), in New York City, United States, is born Neil Diamond, an American singer-songwriter.Tracklist : Something Blue (2014) . Nothing But A Heartache (2014) . Holly Holy (1971) . Sweet Caroline (Royal Variety Performance, 2012) . Forever In Blue Jeans (2010) . I Haven't Played This Song (2001) . I'm A Believer (1992) . Heartlight (1988) . Play Me (1976) . Song Sung…

Columbia publish Neil Diamond’s thirteenth album : ‘September Morn’ (1979)

Neil Diamond's 'September Morn' is his thirteenth album released on December 22, 1979 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.September Morn (Gilbert Bécaud, Neil Diamond) - 03:51 . 2.Mama Don'T Know (Gilbert Bécaud, Neil Diamond) - 03:55 . 3.That Kind (Carole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond) - 03:18 . 4.Jazz Time (Neil Diamond, Tom Hensley) - 03:30 . 5.The Good Lord Loves You (Richard Fagan) - 04:42 . 6.Dancing…

Neil Diamond releases his twelfth album : ‘You Don’t Bring Me Flowers’ featuring ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ and ‘You Don’t Bring Me Flowers’ (1978)

Neil Diamond's 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers' is his twelfth studio album released on December 16, 1978 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.American Popular Song (Tom Hensley) - 05:15 . 2.Forever In Blue Jeans (Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett) - 03:39 . 3.Remember Me (Neil Diamond) - 05:03 . 4.You'Ve Got Your Troubles (Roger Greenaway, Roger Cook) - 03:53 . 5.You Don'T Bring Me Flowers (With Barbra…

This week In Male Balladeers 45/52

Robert Palmer, Leonard Cohen, Art Garfunkel, , Neil Diamond, Bryan Adams, Caetano Veloso, Tom Yorke, Bob Dylan, Robbie Williams, Billy Idol, Hunter Hayes

Singing Joni Mitchell

Aoife O'Donovan, James Taylor, Glen Hansard , Counting Crows, Hayley Westenra, Morgan James, Matthews Southern Comfort, James Blake, Neil Diamond, Diana Krall, Nikki Yanofsky, Patrick Wolf

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 45/52

Billy Idol, Robert Palmer, The Pointer Sisters, R.E.M., Men At Work, ABBA, Grace Jones, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond, The Rolling Stones, Eurythmics

This week In Male Balladeers 34/52

Joe Cocker, Jamie Cullum, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, Robert Plant, Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach, Serj Tankian, Taj Mahal, Dan Fogelberg, Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers, Boy George

Singing With Stevie Wonder

Steve Harvey, Jamie Foxx, Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick, Beyonce, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Rolling Stones, George Michael, Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Ray Charles

Singing With Barbra Streisand

Michael Bublé, Céline Dion, Il Divo, Vince Gill, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Neil Diamond, Barry Gibb, Kris Kristofferson, Judy Garland, Burt Bacharach, Michel Legrand

Deep Purple release their second album : ‘The Book of Taliesyn’ (1968)

Deep Purple's 'The Book of Taliesyn' is their second studio album produced by Derek Lawrence and released in October 1968 by Tetragrammaton Records1 . Wring That Neck (Royal Albert Hall) 2 . Kentucky Woman ("Upbeat," 1968) Track Listing : 1.Listen, Learn, Read On (Ritchie Blackmore, Rod Evans, Jon Lord, Ian Paice) - 04:05 . 2.Wring That Neck (Ritchie Blackmore, Nick Simper, Jon Lord, Ian…

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 .…

Peggy Lee records ‘Is That All There Is?’ a studio album arranged by Randy Newman (1969)

Peggy Lee's 'Is That All There Is?' is a studio album featuring arrangements by Randy Newman, recorded on June 8, 1967 & Oct 15, 1969 and released the same year by Capitol.1 . Is That All There Is? 2 . Is That All There Is? (1969) 3 . I'm a Woman, W.O.M.A.N Track Listing : 1.Is That All There Is? (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 04:20 . 2.Love Story (Randy Newman) - 03:27 . 3.Me And My Shadow…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°321 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Neil Diamond, Cinderella, Brenda Russell, Debbie Harry, Vixen, Freddie Jackson, Georgio, Fleetwood Mac, Rod Stewart, Alexander O'Neal, Gregory Abbott, Gwen GuthrieThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (09/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'L'Amour…

Elvis Presley records the album ‘On Stage’ at the International Hotel in Las Vegas (1970)

Elvis Presley's 'On Stage' is a live album recorded between February 17 and 19, 1970 at the International Hotel in Las Vegas and released in June by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.See See Rider (Traditional) - 03:08 . 2.Release Me (Eddie Miller, Dub Williams, Robert Yount) - 03:11 . 3.Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond) - 02:43 . 4.Runaway (Del Shannon, Max Crook) - 02:47 . 5.The Wonder Of You (Baker…

This week In Male Balladeers 04/52

D'Angelo, José James, Aaron Neville, Michael Hutchence, Curtis Mayfield, Steve Forbert, Neil Diamond, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Lowell George, Dean Martin, Robert Wyatt, Neil Finn They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . D'Angelo . Devil's Pie Lifted from : D'Angelo releases his…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 04/52

INXS, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, The Neville Brothers, Frank Zappa, Tears For Fears, Cheap Trick, Elvis Costello . The Attractions, Neil Diamond, Van Halen, Pink Floyd, PrinceThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . INXS . Need You Tonight Lifted from : As we remember…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°294 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Neil Diamond, Dina Carroll, Pat Benatar, Ivana Spagna, Love and Money, King, Dexys Midnight Runners, Alvin Stardust, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Tiffany, Shakin' Stevens, Bonnie Tyler, DollarThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (02/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Singing With Shirley Bassey

Dame Shirley Bassey whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has performed (and laughed) with . myriad of male, female and even animal artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them. They are . Andy Williams, Lulu, Propellerheads, Engelbert Humperdinck, Eydie Gorme, Neil Diamond, Freddie Starr, Jimmy Durante, Les Dawson, Bill Bailey, Noel Harrison, The Muppets Here, they are…

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…

Happy Birthday Bob James. ‘One, Two, Three, Fourplay’

This day (December 25, 1939), in Marshall, Missouri, is born Bob James, a keyboardist, arranger and producer.Tracklist : Mister Magic (2019) . Submarine (2018) . Westchester Lady (2016) . w/ Fourplay & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra – Westchester Lady (2013) . The Fourplay – Sonnymoon (2012) . Angela . w/ Angels of Shanghai – Celebration (2006) . Westchester Lady . Mind Games (1999) . w/…

This week In Male Balladeers 51/52

Alex Turner, Adam Granduciel, Lou Reed, Joe Strummer, Morrissey, Eddie Vedder, Neil Diamond, Al Stewart, Leonard Cohen, Rufus Wainwright, Gregory Porter, The Three Tenors They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 267 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Alex Turner . 505 (w/ Arctic Monkeys) Lifted from : Arctic Monkeys close…

This week In Male Balladeers 50/52

George Benson, Tom Verlaine, D'Angelo, George Michael, Glen Hansard, Keith Urban, Otis Redding, Brian Molko, David Clayton~Thomas, Ben Howard, Morrissey, Neil Diamond They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 327 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . George Benson . Shiver Lifted from : On English TV today, George Benson at…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 50/52

Boney M, ABBA, Television, David Bowie, Queen, John Lennon, Santana, Neil Diamond, The Clash, Patti Smith, Rush, Joe Walsh They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 327 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Boney M . Belfast Lifted from : On German TV today, Amanda Lear and Bony . at 'Disco' (1977)2 . ABBA . Take .…

My Girl

Starting and ending with 'My Girl' made famous by The Temptations, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bobby Rydell, The Righteous Brothers, The Shangri-Las, Eddie Floyd and many more.

Sanctuary publish Chaka Khan’s ‘ClassiKhan,’ her tenth album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra (2004)

Chaka Khan's 'ClassiKhan' is her tenth studio album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and released on October 5, 2004 by Sanctuary Records.1 . (w/ Melissa Vardey & Us Airforce Band) 2 . Hey, Big Spender (w/ Eastman Students) 3 . (Making Of Classikhan) 4 . I Believe (Live, Basel, 2004) Track Listing : 1.Hey Big Spender (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 03:18 . 2.Hazel'S Hips (Oscar…

Leonard Cohen records ‘Songs of Love and Hate’ featuring ‘Avalanche,’ ‘Famous Blue Raincoat’ and ‘Joan of Arc’ (1970)

Leonard Cohen's 'Songs of Love and Hate' is his third album recorded partly between September 22 and 26, 1970 in Nashville and released on March 19, 1971 By Columbia.1 . Avalanche 2 . Avalanche (Victoria, 2010) 3 . Famous Blue Raincoat (Helsinki, 02-09-2012) 4 . Famous Blue Raincoat (Live) 5 . Joan Of Arc (Donosti, 1988) Track Listing : 1.Avalanche (Leonard Cohen) - 05:07 . 2.Last Year'S Man…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 38/52

Candy Dulfer & Pink Floyd, Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol & Miley Cyrus, Macy Gray & David Murray, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Sheryl Crow & The Dixie Chicks, Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb, Andy Williams & Judy Garland, Ricky Skaggs & John Scofield, Elvis Costello & The Roots, Buddy Guy & John Mayer, Eric Clapton & Mark KnopflerThey are the 12…

Happy Birthday to Lionel Richie. ‘Lionel Truly’

This day (June 20, 1949), in Tuskegee, Alabama,, is born Lionel Richie, an American singer-songwriter, etc and ex-member of the Commodores.Tracklist : 1 . Say You, Say Me (2018) 2 . Endless Love (2016) 3 . w/Tim McGraw - Sail On (2013) 4 . I Am...I Said (2011) 5 . Say You, Say Me (2008) 6 . Hello (2007) 7 . I Call It Love (2007) 8 . w/ Diana Ross - Endless Love 9 . w/ Westlife - Easy Like Sunday…

UMG Recordings publish Lana Del Rey’s third album : ‘Ultraviolence’ (2014)

Lana Del Rey's 'Ultraviolence' is her third studio album released on June 13, 2014 by UMG Recordings. 1 . Ultraviolence 2 . Ultraviolence (Glastonbury 2014, BBC) 3 . Shades Of Cool 4 . Brooklyn Baby (Endless Summer Tour, Xfinity Center) 5 . West Coast 6 . Cruel World (Live) Track Listing : 1.Cruel World (Lana Del Rey, Blake Stranathan) - 06:39 . 2.Ultraviolence (Lana Del Rey, Daniel Heath) -…