Sun Ra records ‘Mayan Temples’ at Mondial Sound in Milano, Italy (1990)

Sun Ra's 'Mayan Temples' is an album recorded on July 24 & 25, 1990 and released the same year by Black Saint.Track Listing : 1.Dance Of The Language Barrier (Sun Ra) - 03:58 . 2.Bygone (Sun Ra) - 05:15 . 3.Disciple No. 1 (Sun Ra) - 04:57 . 4.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 07:02 . 5.Prelude To Stargazers (Sun Ra) - 05:17 . 6.Mayan Temples (Sun Ra) - 07:40 . 7.I'Ll Never Be…

We Remember Sun Ra. ‘Sun In The Sky’

This day (May 30, 1993), in Birmingham, Alabama, died Herman Poole Blount a.k.a Sun Ra, a jazz composer, bandleader and a cosmic philosopher.Tracklist : 1 . Sound Of Joy (1988) 2 . w/ Arkestra – Live in France (2009) 3 . w/ Arkestra – I Want To Be Happy (1990) 4 . Retrospective / Face The Music (1989) 5 . Live in Berlin (1986) 6 . w/ Solar Arkestra – Live In West Berlin (1983) 7 . w/ Arkestra –…

Sun Ra records ‘The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume One’ with his Solar Arkestra (1965)

'The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume One' is an album recorded on April 20, 1965 with his Solar Arkestra and released the same year by Esp Disk..Track Listing : 1.Heliocentric (Sun Ra) - 04:00 . 2.Outer Nothingness (Sun Ra) - 07:40 . 3.Other Worlds (Sun Ra) - 04:18 . 4.The Cosmos (Sun Ra) - 07:20 . 5.Of Heavenly Things (Sun Ra) - 05:40 . 6.Nebulae (Sun Ra) - 03:16 . 7.Dancing In The Sun…

Sun Ra records ‘Jazz in Silhouette’ with his Arkestra for Saturn (1959)

Sun Ra's 'Jazz in Silhouette' is an album recorded on March 6, 1959 with his Arkestra and released in May 1959 by Saturn.Track Listing : 1.Enlightenment (Hobart Dotson, Sun Ra) - 05:02 . 2.Saturn (Sun Ra) - 03:37 . 3.Velvet (Sun Ra) - 03:18 . 4.Ancient Aiethopia (Sun Ra) - 09:04 . 5.Hours After (Sun Ra, Everett Turner) - 03:41 . 6.Horoscope (Sun Ra) - 03:43 . 7.Images (Sun Ra) - 03:48 . 8.Blues…

Sun Ra & the Arkestra record ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’ live in Switzerland (1980)

Sun Ra Arkestra's 'Sunrise in Different Dimensions' is a live album recorded on February 24, 1980 at the Gasthof Morhen in Willisau, Switzerland and released in 1981 by Hathut.Track Listing : 1.Light From A Hidden Sun (Sun Ra) - 03:52 . 2.Pin-Points Of Spiral Prisms (Sun Ra) - 04:41 . 3.Silhouettes Of The Shadow World (Sun Ra) - 07:20 . 4.Cocktails For Two (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) - 03:21 .…

Sun Ra records ‘Horizon’ with his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra (1971)

'Horizon' by Sun Ra and his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra is an album recorded on December 17, 1971 and documenting their first visit to Egypt.Track Listing : 1.Theme Of The Star Gazers (Sun Ra) - 01:21 . 2.Discipline #2 (Sun Ra) - 05:28 . 3.The Shadow World (Sun Ra) - 16:42 . 4.Enlightenment (Sun Ra) - 02:36 . 5.Love In Outer Space (Sun Ra) - 07:12 . 6.Third Planet (Sun Ra) - 06:44 .…

Sun Ra takes his All Stars+ Arkestra to Berlin (1983)

October 29, 1983 - the Sun Ra All Stars - that is Don Cherry (tp,voc), Lester Bowie (tp), Marshall Allen (as,perc), John Gilmore (ts,fl), Archie Shepp (ts,voc), Sun Ra (kb), Richard Davis (b), Clifford Jarvis (d), Philly Joe Jones (d) and Famoudou Don Moye (perc) - participate in Jazztage at Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany

Warner Bros. publish Grateful Dead’s second album : ‘Anthem of the Sun’ (1968)

Grateful Dead's 'Anthem of the Sun' is their second album co-produced with David Hassinger and released on July 18, 1968 by Warner Bros.1 . The Other One (Winterland, 10/17/74) Track Listing : 1.That'S It For The Other One(Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron Mckernan, Bob Weir, Tom Constanten)- 07:40 . I. Cryptical Envelopment (Jerry Garcia) . Ii. Quadlibet For Tenderfeet (Jerry Garcia,…

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s thirteenth album: ‘Belly of the Sun’ (2002)

Cassandra Wilson's 'Belly of the Sun' is her thirteenth album released on February 26, 2002 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.The Weight (Robbie Robertson) - 06:05 . 2.Justice (Cassandra Wilson) - 05:27 . 3.Darkness On The Delta (Jay Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes) - 03:47 . 4.Waters Of March (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:26 . 5.You Gotta Move (Mississippi Fred Mcdowell) - 02:44 . 6.Only A…

Blue Note publish Norah Jones’ second album : ‘Feels Like Home’ featuring ‘Sunrise’ (2004)

Norah Jones's 'Feels Like Home' is her second album released on February 10, 2004 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Sunrise (Norah Jones, Lee Alexander) - 03:20 . 2.What Am I To You? (Norah Jones) - 03:29 . 3.Those Sweet Words (Lee Alexander, Richard Julian) - 03:22 . 4.Carnival Town (Norah Jones, Lee Alexander) - 03:12 . 5.In The Morning (Adam Levy) - 04:07 . 6.Be Here To Love Me (Townes Van Zandt)…

Cream release their second album : ‘Disraeli Gears’ featuring ‘Strange Brew’ and ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ (1967)

Cream's 'Disraeli Gears' feat. 'Strange Brew' & 'Sunshine of Your Love' is their second album released on November 10, 1967 by Reaction.Track Listing : 1.Strange Brew (Eric Clapton, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins) - 02:46 . 2.Sunshine Of Your Love (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown, Eric Clapton) - 04:10 . 3.World Of Pain (Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins) - 03:03 . 4.Dance The Night Away (Jack Bruce, Pete…

Sting releases his second solo album : ‘…Nothing Like the Sun’ featuring ‘Englishman in New York,’ ‘We’ll Be Together,’ ‘They Dance Alone’ and…

Sting's '…Nothing Like the Sun' is his second solo album ( with a title borrowed from from Shakespeare's Sonnet #130) released on October 13, 1987 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.The Lazarus Heart (Sting) - 04:34 . 2.Be Still My Beating Heart (Sting) - 05:32 . 3.Englishman In New York (Sting) - 04:25 . 4.History Will Teach Us Nothing (Sting) - 04:58 . 5.They Dance Alone (Sting) - 07:16 . 6.Fragile…

Sarah Vaughan records the album ‘Live in Japan’ at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Tokyo (1973)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Live in Japan' is an album recorded on September 24, 1973 at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo and released the same year by Mainstream..Track Listing : 1.A Foggy Day (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 01:21 . 2.Poor Butterfly(Giacomo Puccini) - 05:04 . 3.The Lamp Is Low( Peter Derose, Bert Shefter,Maurice Ravel) - 01:37 . 4.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) - 05:37 . 5.Willow Weep…

Blondie release ‘Parallel Lines,’ their third album featuring ‘Heart of Glass,’ ‘Sunday Girl’ and ‘One Way or Another’ (1978)

Blondie's 'Parallel Lines' feat. "Heart of Glass" is their third studio album produced by Mike Chapman and released in September 1978 by Chrysalis Track Listing : 1.Hanging On The Telephone (Jack Lee) - 02:17 . 2.One Way Or Another (Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison) - 03:31 . 3.Picture This (Deborah Harr, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri) - 02:53 . 4.Fade Away And Radiate (Chris Stein) - 03:57 . 5.Pretty…

Neil Young releases ‘Greendale’ recorded with Crazy Horse (2003)

'Greendale' by Neil Young & Crazy Horse is their twenty-sixth studio album (a rock opera about the Green family, living in a California seaside town) released on August 19, 2003 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Falling From Above(Neil Young) - 07:27 . 2.Double E(Neil Young) - 05:18 . 3.Devil'S Sidewalk(Neil Young) - 05:18 . 4.Leave The Driving(Neil Young) - 07:14 . 5.Carmichael(Neil Young)…

Steel Pulse is at Rototom Sunsplash (2012)

August 19, 2012 - reggae veterans Steel Pulse - that is David Hinds (g, voc), Selwyn Brown (voc, kb), Sidney Mills (voc, kb), Amlak Tafari (b), Wayne Elvis Clarke (d), Donovan Mckitty (g), Makeisha Mctaggart (bck voc) & Jerry Johnson (s) - will be live

Mahavishnu Orchestra record their first live album : ‘Between Nothingness and Eternity’ in Central Park, New York (1973)

Mahavishnu Orchestra's 'Between Nothingness and Eternity' is their first live (and the last with the original line-up) album recorded on August 17–18, 1973 in Central Park, New York and released in November 1973 by C.B.S.1 . Sister Andrea 2 . Syracuse (1972) Track listing : 1.Trilogy: Sunlit Path/La Mere de la Mer/Tomorrow's Story Not the Same (John McLaughlin)– 12:01 . 2.Sister Andrea (Jan…

Island publish ‘Frank’s Wild Years,’ Tom Waits’ tenth album featuring ‘Way Down in the Hole’ (1987)

Tom Waits' 'Franks Wild Years' is his tenth studio album featuring 'Way Down in the Hole' and released on August 17, 1987 by Island1 . Hang On St. Christopher (Big Time Documentary, 1988) 2 . Straight To The Top & Interview (On "David Letterman", 1988) 3 . Straight To The Top (1988 ) 4 . Blow Wind Blow 5 . Blow Wind Blow & Interview 6 . Temptation 7 . Innocent When You Dream 8 . Innocent…

Stax Records release Albert King’s ‘In Session’ recorded for Canadian television with Stevie Ray Vaughan (1999)

Albert King's 'In Session' is an album recorded live for Canadian television with Stevie Ray Vaughan and released on August 17, 1999 by Stax Records.1 . Texas Flood Jam 2 . Don't You Lie To Me 3 . Matchbox Blues Track listing : 1.Call It Stormy Monday (Aaron "T-Bone" Walker) - 08:59 . 2.Old Times - 1:15 . 3.Pride and Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 05:57 . 4.Ask Me No Questions (B.B. King) - 05:02 .…

Heads Up publish Esperanza Spalding’s third album : ‘Chamber Music Society’

Esperanza Spalding's 'Chamber Music Society' is her third studio album released on August 17, 2010 by Heads Up.1 . Little Fly 2 . Little Fly 3 . Knowledge Of Good And Evil (Live) 4 . Wild Is The Wind 5 . (NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert) 6 . Apple Blossom (Saint Paul, Oct 4Th, 2011) 7 . What A Friend (Paris, 06/04/11) 8 . Winter Sun (NSJ, 2011 () 9 . Inútil Paisagem (Coliseu Dos Recreios) Track…

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Tracklist : 1 . You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) 2 . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) 3 . Nessun Dorma (1998) 4 . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J Blige - Essence Awards 5 . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times 6 . Do right woman do right man (1988) 7 .…

Craig David releases ‘Born to Do It,’ his debut album featuring ‘Fill Me In’ and ‘7 Days’ (2000)

Craig David's 'Born to Do It' is his debut studio album released on August 14, 2000 by Atlantic, Edel Germany.1 . Fill Me In 2 . Fill Me In (Acoustic) 3 . Can't Be Messing 'Round (Acoustic) 4 . Can't Be Messing 'Round 5 . Rendezvous (Top Of The Pops, Friday 23Rd February 2001) 6 . Seven Days 7 . Seven Days (Sunrise TV Australia) 8 . Follow Me (Costa Rica) 9 . Last Night (Live) 10 . Walking Away…

Shirley Horn records ‘You Won’t Forget Me’ with Miles Davis, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Toots Thielemans et al (1990)

Shirley Horn's 'You Won't Forget Me' is a studio album recorded on June 12 & August 13, 1990 and featuring Miles Davis' last appearance as a sideman and released in 1991 by Verve.1 . Come Dance With Me 2 . This Is The End Of A Beautiful Friendship (Bern, 1990) 3 . Loads Of Lovely Love (Bern, 1990) 4 . Nice And Easy (Bern, 1990) 5 . Music Thats Make Me Dance (Bern, 1990) 6 . Something Happens…

Robert Cray releases ‘This Time’ (2009)

Robert Cray's'This Time' is a studio (his first in four years) album released on August 11, 2009 by Vanguard Records, Nozzle Records.1 . Chicken In The Kitchen 2 . I Can't Fail 3 . Love (2009) 4 . That's What Keeps Me Rockin' (Mountain Stage 'On The Road' In Bristol, Tn) 5 . Trouble And Pain (Mountain Stage 'On The Road' In Bristol, Tn) 6 . Chicken In The Kitchen (Jay Leno, 2010) 7 . Love 2009…

The Beatles release ‘Revolver’ featuring ‘Eleanor Rigby,’ ‘Good Day Sunshine’ and ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’ (1966)

The Beatles' 'Revolver' feat. 'Eleanor Rigby' is their seventh studio album produced by George Martin and released on August 5, 1966 by Parlophone.1 . Eleanor Rigby 2 . Taxman (w/ George Harrison &ic Clapton) 3 . Yellow Submarine Original Trailer, 1968 4 . Good Day Sunshine (w/ Paul McCartney, Live) 5 . For No One (w/ Paul McCartney) 6 . Live At Circus Krone, 1966 Track Listing : 1.Taxman…

Judy Garland records ‘Garland at the Grove’ with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra (1958)

Judy Garland's 'Garland at the Grove' is a live album recorded on August 5, 1958 with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra and released in 1959 By Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Garland Overture: The Trolley Song/Over The Rainbow/The Man That Got Away (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)/(Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)/(Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) - 03:39 . 2.When You'Re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You) (Mark…