Happy Birthday Sly Stone. ‘Sly, Higher and (one year) Older’

This day (March 15, 1943), in Denton, Texas, is born Sylvester Stewart, a.k.a. Sly Stone, an American musician, songwriter and frontman for Sly & the Family Stone.Tracklist : If You Want Me To Stay (2008) . Hot Fun In The Summertime & Wanna Take U Higher . Higher (1984) . w/ Tom Jones - Everyday People (1976) . Thank You (1970) . I Want To Take You Higher (1969) . w/ George Clinton -…

Epic publish Sly & the Family Stone’s sixth album : ‘Fresh’ (1973)

Sly & the Family Stone's 'Fresh' is their sixth album, written and produced by Sly Stone and released on June 30, 1973 y Epic. 1 . If You Want Me To Stay 2 . Que Sera, Sera Whatever Will Be, Will Be (on Mike Douglas 1974) Track Listing : 1.In Time (Sly Stone) - 05:48 . 2.If You Want Me To Stay (Sly Stone) - 03:01 . 3.Let Me Have It All (Sly Stone) - 02:56 . 4.Frisky (Sly Stone) - 03:12 .…

Sly & the Family Stone release ‘Stand!’ their fourth album (1969)

'Stand!' by Sly & the Family Stone is their fourth (and breakout) studio album released on May 3, 1969 by Epic. Track Listing : 1.Stand! (Sly Stone) - 03:08 . 2.Don'T Call Me Nigger, Whitey (Sly Stone) - 05:58 . 3.I Want To Take You Higher (Sly Stone) - 05:22 . 4.Somebody'S Watching You (Sly Stone) - 03:20 . 5.Sing A Simple Song (Sly Stone) - 03:56 . 6.Everyday People (Sly Stone) - 02:21 .…

Epic release ‘Dance to the Music,’ Sly & the Family Stone’s second album (1968)

'Dance to the Music' by Sly & the Family Stone is their second studio album produced by Sly Stone and released on April 27, 1968 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Dance To The Music (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:00 . 2.Higher (Sylvester Stewart) - 02:49 . 3.I Ain'T Got Nobody (For Real) (Sylvester Stewart) - 04:26 . 4.Dance To The Medley (Sylvester Stewart) - 012:12 . 5.Ride The Rhythm (Sylvester Stewart)…

Epic publish ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ by Sly and the Family Stone featuring ‘Family Affair’ and ‘Runnin’ Away’ (1971)

'There's a Riot Goin' On' by Sly and the Family Stone is their fifth studio album released on November 20, 1971 by Epic Records.Track Listing : 1.Luv N' Haight (Sylvester Stewart) - 04:01 . 2.Just Like A Baby (Sylvester Stewart) - 05:12 . 3.Poet (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:01 . 4.Family Affair (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:06 . 5.Africa Talks To You 'The Asphalt Jungle' (Sylvester Stewart) - 08:45 .…

As we remember Charlie Watts on his Birthday, this is the perfect day for a ‘Rolling Stones at their Best’ page

As we remember, today, English drummer Charles Robert Watts a.k.a Charlie Watts‘ on his Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : The The Rolling StonesVideo Tracklist : 1 . Angie 2 . Anybody Seen My Baby 3 . Ride 'Em On Down 4 . Start Me Up 5 . Sympathy For The Devil 6 . Waiting On A Friend 7 . Doom And Gloom 8 . Love Is Strong 9 . Gimme Shelter 10 . She's So Cold 11…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Still Life,’ a live album recorded during their previous year American Tour (1982)

The Rolling Stones' 'Still Life' is a live album recorded during the band's American Tour in 1981 and released on June 1, 1982 by Rolling Stones/Virgin.1 . Let's Spend The Night Together (Tempe, Arizona '81) 2 . Shattered (Tempe, Arizona '81) 3 . The Shattered (Hampton Coliseum , 1981) 4 . The Twenty Flight Rock (Hampton Coliseum, 1981) 5 . Twenty Flight Rock (Tempe, Arizona '81) 6 . The Going To…

The Rolling Stones release their tenth album : ‘Exile on Main St.’ featuring ‘Tumbling Dice’ (1972)

The The Rolling Stones 'Exile on Main St.' feat. 'Tumbling Dice' is their tenth studio album produced by Jimmy Miller and released on May 12, 1972 by The Rolling Stones Records.Track Listing : 1.Rocks Off (Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards) - 04:31 . 2.Rip This Joint (Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards) - 02:22 . 3.Shake Your Hips (Slim Harpo) - 02:59 . 4.Casino Boogie (Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards) - 03:33 .…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Dirty Work’ featuring ‘Harlem Shuffle’ (1986)

The The Rolling Stones' 'Dirty Work' feat. 'Harlem Shuffle' is their eighteenth British (and twentieth American) studio album released on March 24, 1986 by The Rolling Stones/Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.One Hit (To The Body) (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) - 04:44 . 2.Fight (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) - 03:09 . 3.Harlem Shuffle (Bob Relf, Ernest Nelson) - 03:23 .…

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

We remember Alexis Korner. ‘Blues Cornerstone’

This day (January 1, 1984), in Westminster, London, died Alexis Korner a blues musician, considered as a Founding Father of British Blues.Tracklist : w/ Friends - Blue monday . Big Boss Man . Diamonds In The Rough (1975) . w/ Klaus Doldinger's Passport - Wade In The Water (1974) . Don't Drop That Bomb On Me (1971) . Documentary BBC . Tracklist : I Got My Mojo Working . Mary Open The Door .…

The Rolling Stones release their seventeenth album : ‘Undercover’ (1983)

The The Rolling Stones ' 'Undercover' is their seventeenth studio album released on November 7,1983 by The Rolling Stones Records. Track Listing : 1.Undercover Of The Night (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:31 . 2.She Was Hot (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:40 . 3.Tie You Up (The Pain Of Love) (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:16 . 4.Wanna Hold You (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:52…

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Possibilities,’ his forty-fifth album featuring John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Angélique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, Joss Stone, Carlos Santana, Paul…

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Possibilities' is his forty-fifth studio (featuring a myriad of famous guests) album released on August 29, 2005 by Vector/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Stitched Up (Herbie Hancock, John Mayer) - 05:27 . 2.Safiatou (Harold Alexander) - 05:25 . 3.A Song for You (Leon Russell) - 07:05 . 4.I Do It for Your Love (Paul Simon) - 05:58 . 5.Hush, Hush, Hush (Paula Cole) - 04:46 .…

We remember Bob Marley. ‘Leaving Babylon’

This day (May 11, 1981), in Miami, Florida, died Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ The Wailers - Coming In From The Cold (1980) . War (1979) . w/ The Wailers - Exodus (1977) . The Roots Rock Reggae (1976) . w/ The Wailers - Kinky Reggae (1975) . Lively Up Yourself (1974) . w/ The Wailers - Get up Stand up (1973) . Bob Marley and Peter…

A Tribe Called Quest release ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ featuring ‘Can I Kick It?’ (1990)

A Tribe Called Quest's 'People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm' is their debut album released on April 17, 1990 by Jive Records.Track Listing : 1.Push It Along (Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi White) - 07:42 . . 2.Luck Of Lucien (Q-Tip, Lucien Revolucien) - 04:32 . . 3.After Hours (Q-Tip) - 04:39 . . 4.Footprints (Q-Tip) - 04:00 . . 5.I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (Q-Tip, Phife…

This week In Soul Artists 11/52

Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind, Fire, Sly, the Family Stone, Quincy Jones, will.i.am, Donna Summer, Barry Manilow, Aaron Neville, Soulive, Gil Scot, Etta James . Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Sam Cooke. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Marvin Gaye . All The Way Around Lifted from : Tamla…

We remember Bunny Wailer

March 2, 2021 - Mr.Bunny Wailer passed away in Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica aged 73. He is remembered.Released on October 19, 1973, "Burnin"" is the fourth album by The Wailers featuring Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. >> Released on October 25, 1974 , "Natty Dread" is an album by Bob Marley & The Wailers without former bandmates Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. >> Released…

Funkadelic release the album : ‘First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate’ (2014)

Funkadelic's 'First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate' is an album released on December 23, 2014, 33 years after their last official album, by The C Kunspyruhzy.Track Listing : 1.Baby Like Fonkin' It Up (George Clinton, Novena Carmel, Tracey Lewis, Tra'Zae Lewis-Clinton & Gilberto Fuentes) - 09:37 . 2.Get Low (George Clinton, Tairee Parks, Lashonda Clinton & Tracey Lewis) - 05:44 . 3.If I Didn'T…

P-Funk All-Stars release their debut album : ‘Urban Dancefloor Guerillas’ (1983)

P-Funk All-Stars 'Urban Dancefloor Guerillas' is their debut album featuring George Clinton, Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins and various members of Parliament and Funkadelic and released in 1983 By Uncle Jam/Cbs.Track Listing : 1.Generator Pop (George Clinton, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 04:59 . 2.Acupuncture (Dewayne Mcknight, George Clinton) - 04:23 . 3.One Of Those Summers (George Clinton,…

Tommy Boy publish Queen Latifah’s debut album : ‘All Hail The Queen’ featuring ‘Ladies First’ (1989)

Queen Latifah's 'All Hail the Queen' is her debut album featuring 'Ladies First' and released on November 28, 1989 by Tommy BoyTrack Listing : 1.Dance For Me (Mark James, Dana Elaine Owens, Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart) - 03:41 . 2.Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children (Dana Elaine Owens) - 04:25 . 3.Come Into My House (Dana Elaine Owens) - 04:14 . 4.Latifah'S Law (Dana Elaine Owens, Little Louie…

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 .…

The Wailers play a private concert (1973)

October 24, 1973 - The Wailers featuring Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Joe Higgs (sitting in for Bunny Wailer) plays a private concert at Capitol Records. A few days ago, Sly Stone of Sly & The Family Stone for whom they were opening since the begining of the tour, fired them unexpectedly in Las Vegas.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/042284620116.jpg' alt='The…

We remember Peter Tosh. ‘Legalize Pete’

This day (September 11, 1987), in Jamaica, died Winston Hubert McIntosh a.k.a Peter Tosh, a Jamaican reggae musician.Digest Tracklist : Legalize It . Rastafari Is . Mama Africa . Johnny B Goode . Bush Doctor (1979) . Get Up Stand Up (1979) . w/ Mick Jagger – Walk & Don T Look Back . w/ Bob Marley – Concrete Jungle (1973) . Tracklist : Legalize It . Get Up, Stand Up . Equal Rights . Burial .…

Blue Note publish Medeski Martin & Wood’s fifth album : ‘Combustication’ (1998)

Medeski Martin & Wood 's 'Combustication' is their fifth major album released on August 11, 1998 by Blue Note Records.Track Listing : 1.Sugar Craft (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 03:22 . 2.Just Like I Pictured It (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 03:27 . 3.Start·Stop (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 06:39 . 4.Nocturne (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 04:02 . 5.Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho (Medeski Martin & Wood) -…

Tedeschi Trucks Band rocks Red Rocks (2019)

July 27, 2019 - Tedeschi Trucks Band will be on stage - with members of their opening acts : Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & Rope joining on a Sly Stone medley - for a "Wheels of Soul" tour concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Morrison, Colorado

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.Track listing : 1.To All the Girls (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 01:292.Shake Your Rump (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 03:193.Johnny Ryall (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 03:004.Egg Man (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 02:57."Drop it in the Slot" by Tower of Power."Dance to the Music" by Sly &…

Happy Birthday George Clinton. ‘Clinton President (Of Parliament)’

This day (July 22, 1941), in Kannapolis, North Carolina, is born George Clinton, an American singer, songwriter, inventor of P-Funk and bandleader for Parliament and Funkadelic.Digest Tracklist : w/ P-Funk - Maggot Brain (2020) . w/ Scarface, Mudbone - I'm Gon Make U Sick O'Me (2018) . Up For The Downstroke (2016) . Give Up The Funk Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (2015) . w/ Parliament /…

Islanders

From 'Canteloupe Island' to 'Song Of The Islands' , we have mixed 15 'Mostly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Islands'. It has Lee Morgan & Wayne Shorter, Hugh Masekela, Al Di Meola, Keith Jarrett and many more.

This week In Soul Artists 26/52

Luther Vandross, Sly, The Family Stone, Maxwell, Al Jarreau, Grover Washington Jr., Bobby Womack, Akon, Brandy, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Incognito, The Jb'S International

Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia1 . Countdown To Armageddon (Chuck D Intro, Sydney) 2 . Countdown To Armageddon / Mind Terrorist (Live) 3 . Bring The Noise (Original Video) 4 . Bring The Noise (Official Video, w/ Anthrax) 5 . Don't Believe The…

Miles Davis records ‘Filles de Kilimanjaro’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Ron Carter, Dave Holland and Tony Williams (1968)

Miles Davis' 'Filles de Kilimanjaro' is a studio album recorded on June 19–21 and September 24, 1968 and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Frelon Brun (Brown Hornet (Miles Davis) - 05:39 . 2.Tout De Suite (Right Away (Miles Davis) - 14:07 . 3.Petits Machins (Little Stuff (Miles Davis) - 08:07 . 4.Filles De Kilimanjaro (Girls Of Kilimanjaro (Miles Davis) - 12:03 . 5.Mademoiselle…

Beck releases his second official album : ‘Odelay’ featuring ‘Where It’s At’ (1996)

Beck's 'Odelay' feat. 'Where It's At' is his second official studio album, originally released on June 18, 1996 by Dgc.1 . Devils Haircut (Official Video) 2 . Devils Haircut (2 Meter Sessions) 3 . Devil's Haircut (Later With Jools Holland, 1997) 4 . Hotwax (San Francisco, Treasure Island Music Festival 2013) 5 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 6 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 7 . The New…

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie record ‘Bird & Diz’ for Clef Records (1950)

'Bird & Diz' by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie is a studio album recorded (primarily) on June 6, 1950 with Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich and released in 1952 by Clef.Track Listing : 1.Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) - 03:25 . 2.My Melancholy Baby (Ernie M. Burnett, George A. Norton) - 03:24 . 3.Relaxin' With Lee (Charlie Parker) - 02:47 . 4.Passport (Charlie Parker) - 03:00 . 5.Leap Frog…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Turnaroundphrase (November 3 1973, Vienna) 2 . On The Corner Session (Interviews NY) Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One…

Douglas Records publish John McLaughlin’s ‘My Goal’s Beyond,’ his third solo album (1971)

John McLaughlin's 'My Goal's Beyond' is his third solo album dedicated to Indian guru Sri Chinmoy, his spiritual leade aAnd released in June 1971 by Douglas Records. 1 . Goodbye, Pork Pie Hat 2 . Goodbye, Pork Pie Hat (w/ Jonas Hellborg) 3 . Blue In Green 4 . Blue In Green (Chicago) Track Listing : 1.Peace One (John Mclaughlin) - 07:18 . 2.Peace Two (John Mclaughlin) - 12:15 . 3.Goodbye Pork…

The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Live at Berkeley’

The Jimi Hendrix Experience's 'Live at Berkeley' is a posthumous live album recorded on May 30, 1970 at the Berkeley Community Theatre and released on September 16, 2003 by Mca.1 . Johnny B Goode 2 . Star Spangled Banner (Berkeley Community Centre) 3 . Live from Berkeley and Live at the Isle of Wight (Promotional clips) 4 . Jimi Plays Berkeley (DVD Preview) Track Listing : 1.Introduction (Jimi…

Elton John releases ‘Too Low for Zero,’ his seventeenth album featuring ‘I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues’ and ‘I’m Still Standing’ (1983)

Elton John's 'Too Low for Zero' is his seventeenth studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on May 30, 1983 by Geffen / Rocket1 . Cold As Christmas (Sydney with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra 1986) 2 . I'm Still Standing 3 . Too Low For Zero (Live) 4 . I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues 5 . I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues 6 . Crystal (Sydney, Australia 1984) 7 . Kiss The…