Sam Cooke records ‘Night Beat’ with Barney Kessell on guitar &…

Sam Cooke’s ‘Night Beat’ is his twelfth studio album recorded on February 22, 23 & 25, 1963 and released in August 1963 By Rca Victor. Track Listing : 1.Nobody Knows The Trouble I’Ve Seen (Traditional, Sam Cooke) – 03:22 . 2.Lost And Lookin’ (James W. Alexander, Lowell Jordan) – 02:09 . 3.Mean Old World (Sam […]

Sam Cooke records his tenth album : ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’…

Sam Cooke’s ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ is his tenth studio album (and one of his most successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCA Track Listing : 1.Twistin’ The Night Away (Sam Cooke) – 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) – 02:16 . 3.Twistin’ In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam […]

Singing Sam Cooke

To Celebrate Sam Cooke, who passed away today fifty five years ago, we have selected various solo artists or bands who have covered the songs that Cooke wrote or made famous. They are Brian & Thomas Owens, Gregory Porter, Paul Mccartney, The Avett Brothers, Jae Jin, The Prvlg, St Paul & The Broken Bones, Southside […]

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after ‘Lady Soul’ by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) – 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:36 . 3.See Saw (Steve Cropper, Don […]

Roy Hargrove Quintet releases ‘Earfood’ featuring…

Roy Hargrove Quintet’s ‘Earfood’ feat. ‘Strasbourg/St. Denis’ is a studio album released on June 2, 2008 by Emarcy / Universal. Track Listing : 1.I’M Not So Sure (Cedar Walton) – 05:51 . 2.Brown (Roy Hargrove) – 04:32 . 3.Strasbourg/St. Denis (Roy Hargrove) – 04:40 . 4.Starmaker (Lou Marini) – 07:56 . 5.Joy Is Sorry Unmasked […]

Decca publish ‘Small Faces’ debut album featuring…

Small Faces’ feat. ‘Sha-La-La-La-Lee’ is their eponymous debut album featuring Ronnie Lane as lead vocalist and released on May 11, 1966 by Decca. Track Listing : 1.Shake (Sam Cooke) – 02:55 . 2.Come On Children (Kenney Jones, Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott, Jimmy Winston) – 04:20 . 3.You’D Better Believe It (Kenny Lynch, Jerry Ragovoy) – […]

Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’…

Otis Redding’s ‘The Soul Album’ is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco. Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) – 03:31 . 2.It’S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) – 02:47 […]

Otis Redding records ‘Live in Europe’ at the Olympia Theatre in…

Otis Redding’s ‘Live in Europe’ is his first and unique live album recorded at the Olympia Theatre in Paris on March 21, 1967 and released during his lifetime by Volt/Atco.. Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) – 03:00 . 2.Can’T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) – 03:20 . 3.I’Ve Been Loving You Too Long (Jerry […]

Stax publish ‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla…

‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas is a studio album (her fourth and his sixth and final) released on March 16, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 02:48 . 2.Let Me Be Good To You (Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Carl Wells) – 02:48 . […]