Happy Birthday Ryuichi Sakamoto. ‘Yellow Magic Solo’

This day (January 17, 1952), in Tokyo, Japan, is born Ryuichi Sakamoto, a Japanese musician, composer and actor.Tracklist : Minamata Main Theme (2020) . The Sheltering Sky (2018) . Alva Noto (2012) . bibo no aozora (2008) . Where is Amro (2007) . Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence . Undercooled (2005) . w/ Caetano Veloso, Jaques Morelenbaum – Lindeza (1995) . Psychedelic Afternoon (1994) . Tibetan Dance…

Me:nu Du Jour – July 7 in Music (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Jimmy Cliff, Maxwell, Eric B. & Rakim, The Stooges, Kings of Leon, Aaliyah, Primal Scream, Duke Ellington, McCoy Tyner We Celebrate Ringo Starr, Doc Severinsen, Joe Zawinul, Pinetop Perkins We Watch John Mayall, Gary Moore, Marvin Gaye, Buddy Guy, Esperanza Spalding, Betty Wright, Blondie, The Who, Seekers, Chuck…

David Sylvian releases ‘Brilliant Trees,’ his first solo album (1984)

David Sylvian's 'Brilliant Trees' is his first solo album produced with Steve Nye and released on June 25, 1984 by Virgin.1 . Pulling Punches (Royal Festival Hall London, Nov 4th 1995) 2 . Pulling Punches 3 . Nostalgia 4 . The Ink In The Well 5 . Weathered Wall 6 . Red Guitar 7 . Brilliant Trees Track Listing : 1.Pulling Punches (David Sylvian) - 05:02 . 2.The Ink In The Well (David Sylvian) -…

Happy Birthday Laurie Anderson. ‘O Superwoman’

This day (June 5, 1947), in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is born Laurie Anderson, an American experimental performance artist, composer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Junior Dad (2016) 2 . Habeas Corpus (2015) 3 . Maybe I Fall (2013) 4 . w/ John Zorn, Lou Reed – Live In New York (2011) 5 . Only An Expert (2010) 6 . w/ Marc Ribot - Live In Nyc (2008) 7 . Poison (2001) 8 . on German TV bei Bio (1984) 9 .…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°127 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

The Teardrop Explodes, Eurythmics, Working Week, Voice Of The Beehive, Rick Springfield, Dead Or Alive, Ryuichi Sakamoto . Thomas Dolby, The Church, The Style Council, Sisters of Mercy, Iggy Pop, UltravoxThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (11/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source)…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Reptile,’ his fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston (2001)

Eric Clapton's 'Reptile' is the fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston and The Impressions and released on March 13, 2001 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Reptile (Eric Clapton) - 03:26 . 2.Got You On My Mind (Joe Thomas, Howard Briggs) - 04:30 . 3.Travelin' Light (J. J. Cale) - 04:17 . 4.Believe In Life (Eric Clapton) - 05:05 . 5.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:55 . 6.Broken Down…

A&M Records publish Duffy’s debut album : ‘Rockferry’ (2008)

Duffy's 'Rockferry' is her debut studio album produced by Bernard Butler, Steve Booker & Jimmy Hogarth and released on March 3, 2008 by A&M Records.Track Listing : 1.Rockferry (Aimée Ann Duffy, Bernard Butler) - 04:14 . 2.Warwick Avenue (Aimée Ann Duffy, Jimmy Hogarth, Eg White) - 03:46 . 3.Serious (Aimée Ann Duffy, Bernard Butler) - 04:10 . 4.Stepping Stone (Aimée Ann Duffy, Steve…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 03/52

Roger Waters . Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel . John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto . Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker . Buddy Miles, Etta James . Chuck Berry, Beth Hart . Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot . Elton John, Mick Taylor . Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash . Johnny Depp, Bono . Johnny Depp, Brandi Carlile . Audioslave, Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves . Lizz WrightThey are the 12…

Yellow Magic Orchestra close their world tour (1980)

December 27, 1980 - Yellow Magic Orchestra - that is Haruomi Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi, Ryuichi Sakamoto 一 (and his wife Akiko Yano) - performs in Tokyo, Japan at Nippon Budokan. This is the last concert of their world tour which started in Oxford, England in October

Eric Clapton releases his tenth album : ‘August’ (1986)

Eric Clapton's 'August' is his tenth studio album mostly produced by Phil Collins and released on November 24, 1986 by Duck / Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.It'S In The Way That You Use It (Eric Clapton, Robbie Robertson) - 04:11 . 2.Run (Lamont Dozier) - 03:39 . 3.Tearing Us Apart (Eric Clapton, Greg Phillinganes) - 04:15 . 4.Bad Influence (Robert Cray, Michael Vannice) - 05:09 . 5.Walk Away…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s eighth album : ‘All n All’ featuring ‘Serpentine Fire’ and ‘Fantasy’ (1977)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'All n All' feat. 'Serpentine Fire' & 'Fantasy' is their eighth (and most well known) studio album released on November 21, 1977 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Serpentine Fire (Maurice White, Verdine White, Reginald Sonny Burke) - 03:51 . 2.Fantasy (Maurice White, Verdine White, Eduardo Delbarrio) - 04:38 . 3.In The Marketplace (Interlude) (Maurice White) - 00:43 .…

Motown publish Erykah Badu’s second album : ‘Mama’s Gun’ featuring ‘Bag Lady’ (2000)

Erykah Badu's 'Mama's Gun' feat. 'Bag Lady' is her second studio album rReleased on November 21, 2000 by Motown RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Penitentiary Philosophy (Erykah Badu, James Poyser, A. K. "?Uestlove" Thompson) – 6:09 . 2.Didn'T Cha Know? (Erykah Badu, James Yancey) – 3:58 . 3.My Life (Erykah Badu, James Poyser) – 3:59 . 4....& On (Erykah Badu, Jahmal Cantero, Shaun Martin) – 3:34 .…

Virgin publish David Sylvian’s fourth album : ‘Secrets of the Beehive’ co-produced with Steve Nye (1987)

David Sylvian's "Secrets of the Beehive" is his fourth solo album co-produced with Steve Nye, featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto, Mark Isham among other guests and released on November 7, 1987 by Virgin.Track Listing : 1.September (David Sylvian) - 01:17 . 2.The Boy With The Gun (David Sylvian) - 05:19 . 3.Maria (David Sylvian) - 02:49 . 4.Orpheus (David Sylvian) - 04:51 . 5.The Devil'S Own (David…

Tina Turner releases her seventh album : ‘Foreign Affair’ featuring ‘The Best’ and ‘Steamy Windows’ (1989)

Tina Turner's 'Foreign Affair' is her seventh solo album (including the hit song The Best ) released on September 13, 1989 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Steamy Windows (Tony Joe White) - 04:03 . 2.The Best (Mike Chapman, Holly Knight Tina Turner) - 05:30 . 3.You Know Who (Is Doing You Know What) (Tony Joe White) - 03:45 . 4.Undercover Agent For The Blues (Tony Joe White, Leann White) - 05:20 .…

Happy Birthday John Zorn. ‘John’s Horn’

This day (September 2, 1953), in New York City, is born John Zorn, an American avant-garde composer, saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Khebar . Special Edition Lisboa (2018) . Naked City atThe Marquee Club, New York City, NY (1992) . w/ Sofia Rei - Besos de Sangre (2013) . w/ David Sanborn, Marcus Miller - Snagglepuss (1988) . Aleph trio - John Zorn's Book of Angels,…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°217 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Squeeze, Gary Numan, Level 42, Talking Heads, It's Immaterial, David Sylvian . Ryuichi Sakamoto, Sheena Easton, Big Audio Dynamite, Siouxsie And The Banshees, The Style Council, The Clash, The StranglersThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (32/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here,…

Jazzin’Around Corcovado

From 'Corcovado' to 'Quiet Night (Corcovado)' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Tom Jobim'. It has Michel Legrand, Charles Mingus, Dianne Elise, Lisa Ono and many more.

Jobim Para Dois (ou Três)

From 'How Insensitive' to 'Corcovado', we have mixed 20 'Brazilian Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Duos doing Jobim's Classics'. It has Nana Caymmi & César Camargo, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Yamandu Costa & Ze Paulo Becker, Sergio Mendes & Cannonball Adderley and many more.