Gordy publish Rick James’ ‘Throwin’ Down’ featuring The Temptations, Teena Marie and Grace Slick (1982)

Rick James' 'Throwin' Down' is an album featuring The Temptations, Teena Marie and Grace Slick as guests and released on May 13, 1982 by Gordy.Track Listing : 1.Dance Wit' Me (Rick James) - 07:16 . 2.Money Talks (Rick James) - 04:50 . 3.Teardrops (Rick James) - 04:49 . 4.Throwdown (Rick James) - 03:17 . 5.Standing On The Top (Rick James) - 03:51 . 6.Hard To Get (Rick James) - 04:07 . 7.Happy…

Rick James releases his fifth album : ‘Street Songs’ featuring ‘Super Freak’ (1981)

Rick James' 'Street Songs' feat. 'Super Freak is his fifth album released on April 7, 1981 by Gordy.Track Listing : 1.Give It To Me Baby (Rick James) - 04:08 . 2.Ghetto Life (Rick James) - 04:20 . 3.Make Love To Me (Rick James) - 04:48 . 4.Mr. Policeman (Rick James) - 04:17 . 5.Super Freak (Rick James, Alonzo Miller) - 03:24 . 6.Fire And Desire (Rick James) - 07:17 . 7.Call Me Up (Rick James) -…

We remember Rick James. ‘Le Superfreak, C’est Rick’

This day (August 6, 2004), in Burbank, California, U.S., died Rick James, an American singer, songwriter and musician.Digest Tracklist : Super Freak . w/ The Temptations - Standing On The Top . Cold Blooded . Hard To Get (1982) . Give It To Me Baby (1982) . Big Time . Tracklist : Super Freak . Give It To Me Baby . Mary Jane . Ghetto Life . Superfreak . Cold Blooded . You And I . Fire And Desire…

Beyoncé releases ‘Lemonade,’ her sixth album featuring James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White as guests (2016)

Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' is her sixth studio album featuring James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White as guests and released on April 23, 2016 by Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Pray You Catch Me (Beyoncé, Kevin Garrett, James Blake) - 03:15 . 2.Hold Up (Beyoncé, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Ezra Koenig, Emile Haynie, Joshua Tillman, Uzoechi Emenike, Sean Rhoden,…

Elton, Duran, Ricky et al celebrate Princess Diana (2007)

, 2007 - Elton John, Duran Duran, James Morrison, Lily Allen, Fergie, Pharrell Williams, Nelly Furtado, Status Quo, Joss Stone, Roger Hodgson, Tom Jones, Will Young, Natasha Bedingfield, Bryan Ferry, Anastacia, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban and Sarah Brightman, Donny Osmond, Jason Donovan, Rod Stewart, Kanye West, P. Diddy, Take That, Ricky Gervais and many others. They will all take part in the…

Maverick Records publish Me’shell Ndegeocello’s ‘Peace Beyond Passion’ (1996)

Me'shell Ndegeocello's 'Peace Beyond Passion' is an album produced by David Gamson and released on June 25, 1996 by Maverick Records.1 . Leviticus Faggot 2 . Leviticus Faggot Track Listing : 1.The Womb (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 01:25 . 2.The Way (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:58 . 3.Deuteronomy: Niggerman (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:01 . 4.Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart (Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Torri…

Maverick Records publish Deftones’third studio album : ‘White Pony’ (2000)

Deftones' 'White Pony' is their third studio album released on June 20, 2000 by Maverick Records.1 . Feiticeira (Lollapalooza Festival 06 08 2011) 2 . Digital Bath (Official Video) 3 . Digital Bath (NBC) 4 . elite (08/21/09) 5 . Street Carp (Official Video) 6 . korea (08/21/09) 7 . Change (In The House Of Flies (Official Video) 8 . Change (at Late Show David Letterman 2000) Track Listing :…

SZA releases ‘Ctrl,’ her debut album featuring Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar among other guests (2017)

SZA's 'Ctrl' is her debut studio album featuring Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar among other guests and released on June 9, 2017 by Top Dawg Entertainment / RCA1 . Supermodel (Official Video) 2 . Supermodel (Live) 3 . Love Galore (Official Video, w/ Travis Scott) 4 . Doves In The Wind (Official Video, w/ Kendrick Lamar) 5 . doves in the wind (live in bloom) 6 . Drew Barrymore (Official Video) 7 .…

Warner Bros. release Linkin Park’s ‘Minutes to Midnight,’ their third album co-produced with Rick Rubin (2007)

Linkin Park's 'Minutes to Midnight' is their third studio album produced by Mike Shinoda and Rick Rubin and released on May 14, 2007 by Warner Bros. Records. Track Listing : 1.Wake (Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda, Linkin Park) - 01:40 . 2.Given Up (Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda, Linkin Park) - 03:09 . 3.Leave Out All The Rest (Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda, Linkin Park) - 03:17 . 4.Bleed…

Kendrick Lamar releases ‘DAMN.’ his fourth album featuring ‘Humble’ (2017)

Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' is his fourth studio album featuring 'Humble' released on April 14, 2017 by Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope Records Track Listing : 1.Blood (Kendrick Duckworth, Daniel Tannenbaum, Anthony Tiffith) - 01:58 . . 2.Dna (Kendrick Duckworth, Michael Williams Ii) - 03:05 . . 3.Yah (Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Spears, Dacoury Natche, Anthony Tiffith) - 02:40 . . 4.Element…

Gordy publish The Temptations’ ‘Reunion’ featuring David Ruffin and Eddie Kendricks reunited after ten years (1982)

The Temptations' 'Reunion' is an album featuring David Ruffin and Eddie Kendricks reunited after ten years and released on April 7, 1982 by Gordy.Track Listing : 1.Standing On The Top (Rick James) - 09:48 . 2.You Better Beware (Barrett Strong) - 05:00 . 3.Lock It In The Pocket (Kerry Gordy, Benny Medina) - 04:30 . 4.I'Ve Never Been To Me (Ron Miller, Ken Hirsch) - 05:57 . 5.Backstage (Smokey…

Kendrick Lamar releases his third album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ featuring ‘Alright’ and ‘These Walls’ (2015)

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' is his third studio album featuring 'Alright' and 'These Walls' and released by Top Dawg Entertainment on March 15, 2015.Track Listing : 1.Wesley'S Theory (Kendrick Duckworth, George Clinton, Steven Ellison, Ronald Colson, Stephen Bruner, Boris Gardiner) - 04:47 . . 2.For Free? (Kendrick Duckworth, Terrace Martin, Rose Mckinney) - 02:10 . 3.King Kunta…

Etta James records ‘Heart of a Woman’ for RCA (1999)

Etta James' 'Heart of a Woman' is an album recorded between March 15 & 23, 1999 and released on June 29, 1999 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.You Don'T Know What Love Is (Gene De Paul, Don Raye) - 05:28 . 2.Good Morning Heartache (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higgenbotham) - 05:28 . 3.My Old Flame (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) - 06:20 . 4.Say It Isn'T So (Irving Berlin) - 04:55 . 5.At Last (Mack…

Tricky releases ‘Maxinquaye,’ his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird (1995)

Tricky's 'Maxinquaye' is his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird on vocals and released on February 20, 1995 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Overcome (Marcella Detroit, Tricky) - 04:30 . . 2.Ponderosa (Howie B, Martine, Tricky) - 03:31 . . 3.Black Steel (Chuck D, William Drayton, Carlton Ridenhour, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee) - 05:40 . . 4.Hell Is Round The Corner (Isaac Hayes,…

Charisma Records publish Genesis’ seventh album : ‘A Trick of the Tail’

Genesis' 'A Trick of the Tail' is their seventh (but the first to feature Phil Collins as lead vocalist in replacement of Peter Gabriel) studio album released on February 2, 1976 by Charisma Records.Track Listing : 1.Dance On A Volcano (Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett, Phil Collins) - 05:53 . 2.Entangled (Steve Hackett, Tony Banks) - 06:28 . 3.Squonk (Rutherford, Tony Banks) - 06:27 .…

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King - Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan - Midnight Hour . Tell Mama & I'D Rather Go Blind (1989) . At Last . w/ Grateful Dead - Hard To…

King publish James Brown’s album : ‘I Got You (I Feel Good)’ (1966)

James Brown's 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' is a studio album released on January 1, 1966 by King.Track Listing : 1.I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown) - 02:44 . 2.Lost Someone (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth) - 03:32 . 3.Night Train (Jimmy Forrest, Lewis Simpkins, Oscar Washington) - 03:37 . 4.You'Ve Got The Power (James Brown, Johnny Terry) - 02:20 . 5.Love Don'T Love Nobody (James…

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks (1990)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Crescent City Christmas Card' is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks and released in January, 1990 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) - 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr) - Feat: . 3.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley) - 03:09 . 4.Little Drummer Boy (Katherine…

Pink Floyd release their eleventh album : ‘The Wall’ featuring ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ and ‘Comfortably Numb’ (1979)

Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' is their eleventh studio album co-produced with Bob Ezrin and released as a double album on November 30, 1979 by Harvest / ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.In The Flesh? (Roger Waters) - 03:16 . 2.The Thin Ice (Roger Waters, David Gilmour) - 02:27 . 3.Another Brick In The Wall (Roger Waters) - 03:21 . 4.The Happiest Days Of Our Lives (Roger Waters) - 01:46 . 5.Another Brick In…

James Brown records ‘Live at the Apollo’ with the Famous Flames (1962)

James Brown's 'Live at the Apollo' is a live album recorded on October 24, 1962 with the Famous Flames and released iIn May 1963 by King.Track Listing : 1.Introduction To James Brown And The Famous Flames (Fats Gonder) - 01:49 . 2.I'Ll Go Crazy (James Brown) - 02:05 . 3.Try Me (James Brown) - 02:27 . 4.Think (Lowman Pauling) - 01:58 . 5.I Don’T Mind (James Brown) - 02:28 . 6.Lost Someone (James…

Kendrick Lamar releases his second album : ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’ featuring ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’ (2013)

Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" is his second studio album released on October 22, 2012 by Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath Entertainment & Interscope Records.Track Listing : 1.Sherane A.K.A Master Splinter'S Daughter (Kendrick Kendrick Duckworth, Christopher Whitacre, Justin Henderson) - 04:33 . 2.Bitch, Don'T Kill My Vibe (Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Spears, Robin Braun, Vindahl…

Maverick release Me’shell Ndegeocello’s debut album : ‘Plantation Lullabies’ (1993)

Meshell Ndegeocello's 'Plantation Lullabies' is her first album released on October 19, 1993 by Maverick.Track Listing : 1.Plantation Lullabies (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 01:31 . 2.I'M Diggin You (Like An Old Soul Record) (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:25 . 3.If That'S Your Boyfriend (He Wasn'T Last Night) (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:31 . 4.Shoot'N Up And Gett'N High (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:14 .…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 . 4.Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:59 . 5.Fever (Eddie Cooley,…

As we wish Happy Birthday to James Hetfield, we celebrate ‘Metallica At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer and musician, James Hetfield a Happy 57th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Metallica CREDITSPhoto : Facundo GaislerAudio : Enter Sandman . Nothing Else Matters . Master of Puppets . One . The Unforgiven . Sad but True . Fade to Black . Battery . For Whom the Bell Tolls . Wherever I May Roam . Video : Nothing Else Matters . Enter…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 19/52

Snoop Dogg & Charlie Wilson, Rick James & The Temptations, Steve Winwood & Stevie Wonder, Carole King & James Taylor, Fergie & Debbie Harry, Bono & Kylie Minogue, Eric Burdon & War, Madonna & Anthony Kiedis, Sheryl Crow & Lyle Lovett, Ben Harper & Ellen Harper, Van Morrison & Chet Baker, Pat Metheny & Antonio Carlos Jobim

This week In Soul Artists 19/52

Rick James, The Temptations, Earth, Wind, Fire, Usher, Donna Summer, The Jackson 5, Thelma Houston, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Black Uhuru, Peter Tosh, Grace Jones

This week In Soul Artists 14/52

En Vogue, Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Al Green, Donny Hathaway, Gregory Porter, Sarah Vaughan, Ziggy Marley, Rick James, The Temptations, James Brown, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye

Happy Birthday Busta Rhymes

May 20, 1972 - American rapper, Trevor George Smith Jr. better known as Busta Rhymes is 50. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : I Know What You Want (w/ Flipmode Squad, Mariah Carey) . Touch It . #TWERKIT (w/ Nicki Minaj) . Break Ya Neck . We Made It (w/ Linkin Park) . Arab Money . So High (w/ Method Man, Xzibit, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre) . Pass The Courvoisier Part II (w/ P. Diddy, Pharrell) . 11:30 PM .…

Mary J. Blige releases her third album ‘Share My World’ featuring ‘Love Is All We Need’ (1997)

Mary J. Blige's 'Share My World' is her third studio album released on April 22, 1997 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Intro (Poke & Tone, Rich Nice) - 01:21 . 2.I Can Love You (Mary J. Blige, Latonya Blige-Dacosta, Rodney Jerkins, Kimberly Jones, Carlos Brody, Mashiem Myrick) - 04:54 . 3.Love Is All We Need (Blige, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Nasir Jones, Rick James) - 04:16 . 4.Round And Round…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°100 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Hue and Cry, Paul Young, Rod Stewart, Climie Fisher, Wet Wet Wet, Jaki Graham . David Grant, Elvis Costello, Rick James, Texas, Double, Madonna, WhitesnakeThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (05/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'L'Amour Toujours' .…

Mary J. Blige releases her second album : ‘My Life’ featuring ‘Be Happy’ and ‘I’m Goin’ Down’ (1994)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life' is her second studio album produced by Puff Daddy and released on November 29, 1994 by Uptown Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Mary J. Blige, Sean Puffy Combs, Chucky Thompson) - 01:04 . 2.Mary Jane (All Night Long) (Mary J. Blige, Sean Puffy Combs, Rick James, Chucky Thompson) - 04:39 . 3.You Bring Me Joy (Mary J. Blige, Sean Puffy Combs, Joel Jojo Hailey, Chucky…

Kanye West releases ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Power’ (2010)

Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Power' and released on November 22, 2010 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Dark Fantasy (Kanye West, Robert Diggs, Ernest Wilson, Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean, Malik Jones, Justin Vernon, Onika Maraj, Jon Anderson, Mike Oldfield) - 04:40 . . 2.Gorgeous (Kanye West, Ernest Wilson, Mike Dean, Malik Jones, Che…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 46/52

Agnetha Fältskog . Gary Barlow, JoJo . Gallant, Rihanna . Eminem, Sharon Jones . Daryl Hall, Alicia Keys . Usher, Kylie Minogue . Bono, Chaka Khan . Rick James, Tracy Chapman . Eric Clapton, Diana Krall . Michael Bublé, Jacqui Dankworth . Chick Corea, Nancy Wilson . Joe Williams, Ella Fitzgerald . Frank SinatraThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among the 380 Posts we publish this…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album (1982)

'Chaka Khan' is her eponymous fourth solo album released on November 17, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler, Jane Lumibao) - 06:39 . 2.Slow Dancin' (Featuring Rick James) (Loz Netto) - 05:22 . 3.Best In The West (Dominick Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 04:00 . 4.Got To Be There (Elliot Willenski) - 04:00 . 5.Be Bop Medley: Hot House, East Of Suez (Come On…

Earth, Wind & Fire release their eleventh album : ‘Raise!’ featuring ‘Let’s Groove’ (1981)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Raise!' feat. 'Let's Groove' is their eleventh studio album released on November 14, 1981 by CBS Records.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Groove (Wayne Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:37 . 2.Lady Sun (Beloyd Taylor) - 03:39 . 3.My Love (Wayne Vaughn, Maurice White) - 04:35 . 4.Evolution Orange (David Foster, Nan O'Byrne, Maurice White) - 04:37 . 5.Kalimba Tree (Maurice White) - 00:25…

This week In Soul Artists 46/52

Earth, Wind and Fire, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Missy Elliott, Chaka Khan, Maze, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Ruth Brown, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Irma Thomas, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 380 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Earth, Wind and Fire . Let's Groove Lifted from : Earth, Wind . Fire…

As we wish Otis Williams a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘The Temptations At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American vocalist and baritone Otis Williams a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Temptations CREDITSPhoto : Audio : My Girl . Ain't Too Proud to Beg . Papa Was a Rollin' Stone . Get Ready . The Way You Do the Things You Do . Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) . I Can't Get Next to You . I Wish It Would Rain . Cloud Nine . Silent…

This week In Soul Artists 32/52 [encore]

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson PickettThey are the Soul Artists selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . George Benson . Give Me The Night Lifted from : George Benson…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 32/52

Leonard Cohen, Led Zeppelin . Joe Jackson, Grateful Dead, Isaac Hayes, CHIC, Jethro Tull, Barry White, Blood Sweat, Tears, Rick James, Esther Phillips, George McCrae They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Leonard Cohen . Lover Lover Lover Lifted from : Leonard Cohen releases…