Happy Birthday Aaron Neville. ‘Brother Aaron’

This day (January 24, 1941), is born Aaron Neville, an American soul and R&B, country singer alone or with his brothers Art, Charles and Cyril as The Neville Brothers. Tracklist : 1 . Amazing Grace (2019) 2 . Don't Know Much (2017) 3 . w/ Rolling Stones - Under The Boardwalk (2013) 4 . Don't Know Much (Tribute to Linda Ronstadt, 2016) 5 . The Neville Brothers - Amazing Grace 6 . I Am a…

Neville Brothers open for The Dead (1985)

December 31, 1985 - The Neville Brothers - that is Aaron Neville (voc), Art Neville (kb), Charles Neville (ss, as), Cyril Neville (perc), Brian Stoltz (g), Daryl Johnson (b) and William Green (d) will open for The Grateful Dead at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland

This week In One-Off Collaborations 04/52

Ann-Margret & Tina Turner, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Maria McKee, David Sanborn & Van Dyke Parks, Jeff Beck & Beth Hart , The Corrs & Bono, Sting & Cheb Mami, Milva & Aaron Neville, George Duke & Anita Baker, Elis Regina & Michel Legrand, John Hiatt & Lyle Lovett, Roger Miller & Danny Gatton, Yo-Yo Ma & T. M. Krishna, Michael Hutchence & Ray Charles

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

This week In Soul Artists 04/52

Anita Baker, The Neville Brothers, Curtis Mayfield, Lena Horne, Corinne Bailey Rae, James Brown, Mahalia Jackson, Sharon Jones & The Dap~Kings, Eddie Floyd, D'Angelo, Bell Biv Devoe, Janet Jackson

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, Prince

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…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 01/52

Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams, D'Angelo & David Sanborn, Trombone Shorty & Cyril Neville, Dave Matthews & Trey Anastasio, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant & Michael Stipe, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin & Zakir Hussain, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins, Billy Joel & Jimmy Fallon, Joe Bonamassa & Andy Fraser, Gary Moore…

Happy Birthday Trombone Shorty. ‘Troy Story’

This day (January 2, 1986), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Troy Andrews a.k.a Trombone Shorty, a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans.Tracklist : 1 . Do to Me, When the Saints Go Marching In (2019) 2 . Brain Stew, Bulls On Parade (2018) 3 . Where It At? (2017) 4 . St. James Infirmary (2015) 5 . @ NBA All Star Game Halftime Show (2014) 6 . @ L’Olympia (2013) 7 . Hurricane Season (2012)…

Atco Records publish Otis Redding’s debut album : ‘Pain in My Heart’ (1964)

Otis Redding's 'Pain in My Heart' is his debut album produced by Jim Stewart and released on January 1, 1964 by Atco Records.1 . Pain In My Heart (Ready Steady Go, 1966) Track Listing : 1.Pain In My Heart (Naomi Neville) - 02:22 . 2.The Dog (Rufus Thomas) - 02:30 . 3.Stand By Me (Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:45 . 4.Hey Hey Baby (Otis Redding) - 02:15 . 5.You Send Me (Sam Cooke)…

This week In Soul Artists 52/52

Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Prince, Curtis Mayfield, The Pointer Sisters, Barry White, John Legend, The Neville Brothers, Billy Ocean, Aretha Franklin, Frankie Valli, Roberta Flack, Nnenna Freelon

Flora Purim records with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira et al, ‘Butterfly Dreams’ for Milestone (1973)

Flora Purim's 'Butterfly Dreams' is her second album recorded in December 1973 with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira & more and released in 1974 by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jive (Part I) (Stanley Clarke) - 02:15 . 2.Butterfly Dreams (Neville Potter, Stanley Clarke) - 06:59 . 3.Dindi (Aloysio De Oliveira, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 05:50 . 4.Summer Night (Harry…

The Meters release their second album ‘Look-Ka Py Py’ produced by Allen Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn (1969)

The Meters' 'Look-Ka Py Py' is their instrumental and second studio album produced by Allen Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn and released in December 1969 by Josie1 . Little Old Money Maker (Live) Track Listing : 1.Look-Ka Py Py (Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter Jr.) - 03:20 . 2.Rigor Mortis (Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter Jr.) - 02:38 .…

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 : 1 . Try A Little Tenderness 2 . I’Ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) 3 . Satisfaction (1966) 4 . I CanT Turn You Loose 5 . Shake (At Ready Steady Go , 1966) 6 . Mr. Pitiful 7 . My Girl 8 . Olympia (1966) Tracklist : Try A Little Tenderness . These Arms Of Mine . The…

CBS publish Robert Wyatt’s debut solo album : ‘The End of an Ear’ (1970)

Robert Wyatt's 'The End of an Ear' is his debut solo album while he was still with Soft Machine, released on December 4, 1970 by Cbs.Track Listing : 1.Las Vegas Tango Part 1 (Repeat) (Gil Evans) - 8:13 . 2.To Mark Everywhere (Robert Wyatt) - 02:25 . 3.To Saintly Bridget (Robert Wyatt) - 02:21 . 4.To Oz Alien Daevyd And Gilly (Robert Wyatt) - 02:09 . 5.To Nick Everyone (Robert Wyatt) - 09:12 . 6.To…

Chris Robinson takes the Soulive Revue plus some famous guests to Florida (2014)

, 2014 - Chris Robinson's Soulive Revue - that is Chris Robinson of Black Crowes fame (voc), Eric Krasno (g), Alan Evans (d), Neal Evans (kb), Eric Bloom (tp), Ryan Zoidis (s), Alecia Chakour & Jasmine Muhammad (bck voc) - plus George Porter Jr. (b), Ivan Neville (kb), Oteil Burbridge (b), Pee Wee Ellis (s), Jennifer Hartswick (bck voc), Bernard Purdie (d) and Roosevelt Collier (steel) as…

We remember Allen Toussaint. ‘Oh When Toussaint…’

This day (November 10, 2015), in Madrid, Spain, died Allen Toussaint, an American musician, composer, record producer and influential figure in New Orleans Tracklist : 1 . Medley (2011) 2 . It’S Raining (2011) 3 . Southern Nights 4 . w/ Etta James, Dr. John – Something’S Got A Hold On Me 5 . w/ Elvis Costello – Yes We Can (2005) 6 . Plays Prof Longhair (1980) Allen Toussaint Top 10 : St. James…

A Tribe Called Quest release ‘Midnight Marauders,’ their third album featuring ‘Award Tour’ and ‘Electric Relaxation’ (1993)

A Tribe Called Quest's 'Midnight Marauders' is their third album released on November 9, 1993 by Jive, Bmg.1 . Award Tour (Official Video) 2 . Electric Relaxation (Official Video) 3 . Oh My God (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Midnight Marauders Tour Guide (Jonathan Davis, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Malik Taylor) - 00:45 . 2.Steve Biko (Stir It Up) (Jonathan Davis, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Malik…

Happy Birthday Bonnie Raitt

November 8, 19** - Miss Bonnie Raitt, American singer, guitarist and songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissTracklist : 1 . I Can't Make You Love Me 2 . Something To Talk About 3 . Not The Only One 4 . Burning Down The House 5 . Storm Warning 6 . Nick Of Time 7 . w/ Tracy Chapman, Jeff Beck and Beth Hart - Sweet Home Chicago 8 . Not Fade Away 9 . w/ John Lee Hooker - I'm In The Mood 10 . w/…

Polydor publish Return to Forever’s second album : ‘Light as a Feather’ (1972)

Return to Forever's 'Light as a Feather' is their second studio album, led by pianist Chick Corea and released in November 1972 by Polydor.1 . Spain 2 . Spain, 1975 3 . Light As E Feather (w/ Stanley Clarke & Lenny White; Buenos Aires, Gran Rex, 6/06/2012) 4 . Captain Marvel (w/ Stan Getz Quartet, Montreux, 1972) 5 . 500 Miles High ( w/ Return To Forever, 1972 ) 6 . Children's Songs (w/…

Eminem releases his eighth album :’The Marshall Mathers LP 2′ featuring ‘Berzerk,’ ‘Rap God’ and ‘The Monster’ (2015)

Eminem's 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' is his eighth studio album featuring Rihanna & Kendrick Lamaras guests and released on November 5, 2013 by Aftermath Entertainment, Shady / Interscope.1 . Survival 2 . Survival ("Live On SNL") 3 . Legacy 4 . Asshole (w/ Skylar Grey) 5 . Berzerk (Official Video) 6 . Berzerk (BBC Radio 1) 7 . Rap God 8 . Brainless 9 . The Monster (w/ Ft. Rihanna, Official…