We remember Luther Vandross. ‘Forever, For Luther’

This day (July 1, 2005), in Edison, New Jersey, died Luther Vandross, an American singer and songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . A House Is Not A Home (1988) 2 . w/ Patti Labelle - If Only For One Night (2001) 3 . Stop To Love / Take You Out (2000) 4 . w/ Mariah Carey - Endless Love (1994) 5 . w/ Chaka Khan – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 6 . Give Me The Reason (1987) 7 . w/ Boy George - What…

Happy Birthday Pete Townshend

May 19, 1945 - Pete Townshend, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Who is 76. Happy Birthday SirThe Who 's 'A Quick One' is their second studio album (also titled 'Happy Jack') produced by Kit Lambert and released on December 9, 1966 by Reaction/Polydor /Decca. >> The Who's 'Who's Next' feat. 'Won't Get Fooled Again' is their fifth studio album by released…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 18/52

Muddy Waters . The Rolling Stones, Joan Baez . Judy Collins, Paloma Faith . Candi Staton, Luther Vandross . Boy George, Martina Mcbride . Bob Seger, Kris Kristofferson . Rita Coolidge, Linda Ronstadt . Aaron Neville, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck . Billy Preston, Carlos Santana . Juanes, Joan Jett . Miley Cyrus, David Gahan . Martin Gore, Sting . Pearl JamThey are the 12 one-off collaborations…

Happy Birthday Joss Stone. ‘Precious Stone’

This day (April 11, 1987), in Dover, Kent, England, is born Jocelyn Eve Stoker a.k.a. Joss Stone a British soul singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk With Me (2021) . Piece Of My Heart (2020) . w/ Buddy Guy – Fever (2019) . Stuck On You (Jazzwoche, 2017) . Midnight Train To Georgia (At The Roundhouse 2016) . I Put a Spell on You (Luna Park, 2015) . Jet Lag (Jakarta, Java Jazz Festival 01-03-2013) . w/…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°347 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Milli Vanilli, . People, Martha Wash, Clock, Madonna, Supercar, Sonic Dream Collective, Dj Dado, Beck, Cher, Saint Etienne, Boy GeorgeThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (10/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'Music For The Dancers' . Vintage 90s…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°342 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Whodini, Boy George, Paul Simon, Roni Griffith, Earth Wind . Fire, Redds And The Boys, The Rainmakers, Erasure, Pigbag, Malcolm McLaren, Eurythmics, Martha And The MuffinsThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (09/52) BUT ... in the EIghties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more…

Fleetwood Mac release their eleventh album ‘Rumours’ featuring ‘Go Your Own Way,’ ‘Dreams,’ ‘Don’t Stop’ and ‘You Make Loving Fun’…

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' feat. 'Go Your Own Way' and 'Don't Stop' is their eleventh (and their best selling to date) studio album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros.1 . Second Hand News 2 . Second Hand News (1978) 3 . Don't Stop 4 . Go Your Own Way ("Dance Tour," 1997) 5 . The Chain (Live, 1979) 6 . The Chain (Live, 1982) 7 . You Make Loving Fun 8 . You Make Loving Fun (w/…

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 .…

Steve Vai releases his debut album : ‘Flex-Able’ (1984)

Steve Vai's 'Flex-Able' is his first album (largely influenced by Frank Zappa) as a solo artist, rleased in January 1984 by Urantia Records.1 . California G.I.T. (Live, 1985) 2 . Viv Woman (1984) 3 . Salamanders In The Sun 4 . Salamanders In The Sun 5 . Salamanders In The Sun (Sofia, Bulgaria ) 6 . The Attitude Song (w/ Orchestra ) Track Listing : 1.Little Green Men (Steve Vai) - 05:39 .…

Simon & Garfunkel release their fifth studio album : ‘Bridge over Troubled Water’ featuring ‘The Boxer,’ ‘Bridge over Troubled Water,’ ‘Cecilia’…

'Bridge over Troubled Water' by Simon & Garfunkel is their fifth and final studio album released on January 26, 1970 by Columbia.1 . Bridge Over Troubled Water (Madison Square Garden, NYC, 2009/10/29&30) 2 . El Condor Pasa (Live) 3 . Cecilia ( Live, 2008) 4 . Keep The Customer Satisfied (Miami, 12/17/03) 5 . Thoughts On Song For The Asking Track Listing : 1.Bridge Over Troubled…

Motown publish Michael Jackson’s solo debut album : ‘Got to Be There’ featuring ‘Rockin’ Robin’ and ‘Got to Be There’ (1972)

Michael Jackson's 'Got to Be There' is his solo debut album produced By Hal Davis & Willie Hutch and released on January 24, 1972 by Motown.1 . Got To Be There / Brand New Thing 2 . Rockin' Robin Track Listing : 1.Ain'T No Sunshine (Bill Withers) - 04:09 . 2.I Wanna Be Where You Are (Arthur T-Boy Ross, Leon Ware) - 03:01 . 3.Girl Don'T Take Your Love From Me (Willie Hutch) - 03:46 . 4.In Our…

Miles Davis begins the recording of ‘Birth of the Cool’ in New York City (1949)

Miles Davis' 'Birth of the Cool' is an album recorded on January 21 & April 22, 1949 and March 9, 1950 with a nonet at WOR Studios in New York City and released In February 1957 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 02:32 . 2.Jeru (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 3.Moon Dreams (Chummy Macgregor, Johnny Mercer) - 03:17 . 4.Venus De Milo (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 5.Budo (Miles Davis, Bud…

Benny Goodman records ‘The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert’ (1938)

Benny Goodman's 'The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert' is one of the first recording (done on January 16, 1938) of music issued on the new long-playing format and one of the first to sell over a million copies. ,1 . Avalon (1959) 2 . I Got Rhythm (1959) 3 . #6 (w/ The Mcguire Sisters, 1958) 4 . 1955 (China Boy) 5 . Sing, Sing, Sing (Gene Krupa, From "Hollywood Hotel Film" (1937)) Track…

New Animated Music Videos N°67

SeeEyeGee, Anz, Rovski, Twenty One Pilots, The Linda Lindas, Vladimír Mišík . Blind Boys of Alabama, The Other Favorites, Lovejoy, Steve Aoki . DJ Diesel (Shaq), Juice WRLD, Power Paladin, Charger They are the performers of the (animated only) music videos that caught, these past days, our interest and musical or visual liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist…

Mike Stern releases ‘These Times,’ an album recorded with Richard Bona, Vinnie Colaiuta and Kenny Garrett (2004)

Mike Stern's 'These Times' is an album recorded with Richard Bona, Vinnie Colaiuta and Kenny Garrett and released on January 13, 2004 by ESC Records.1 . Jam & Chatter (w/ Dave Weckl) Track Listing : 1.Chatter (Mike Stern) - 06:11 . 2.Silver Lining (Mike Stern) - 06:37 . 3.I Know You (Mike Stern) - 05:07 . 4.Mirage (Mike Stern) - 06:47 . 5.If Only (Richard Bona, Mike Stern) - 05:31 .…

Dean Martin releases his first studio album : ‘Dean Martin Sings’ (1953)

'Dean Martin Sings' is his first studio album featuring eight songs from the Martin & Lewis film 'The Stooge' and released on January 12, 1953 by Capitol.1 . Whos Your Little Who Zis 2 . Oh Marie 3 . That's Amore (1956) 4 . When You're Smiling Track Listing : 1.Who'S Your Little Who-Zis! (Al Goering, Ben Bernie, Walter Hirsch) - 02:19 . 11.When You'Re Smiling (Larry Shay, Mark Fischer, Joe…

This week In Soul Artists 02/52

Lizz Wright, Shirley Bassey, Donny Hathaway, Teddy Pendergrass, Gil Scott-Heron, Mary J. Blige, Eternal, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Bootsy Collins, LL Cool J, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Bobby Womack

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.1 . Winter Wonderland 2 . w/ Kathleen Battle 3 . 'twas The Night Before Christmas 4 . Jazz Christmas Song (The Hudson Union Society) Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) - 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber,…

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…

Death Row publish Dr. Dre’ s debut album : ‘The Chronic’ featuring Snoop Dogg (1992)

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' is his debut studio album featuring Snoop Dogg and released on December 15, 1992 by Death Row / Interscope 1 . Nuthin' But A G Thang (w/ Snoop Dogg ) 2 . Let Me Ride (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Chronic (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Colin Wolfe) - 01:57 . . 2.Fuck Wit Dre Day (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Colin Wolfe) - 04:52 . . 3.Let Me Ride.Dr. Dre, Rbx, Snoop Dogg) -…

Happy Birthday Sheila E. ‘E Like Energy’

This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila Escovedo a.k.a Sheila E. an American drummer and percussionist, Tracklist : 1 . Everyday People (2020) 2 . A Love Bizarre (2019) 3 . at the Timberwolves halftime show (2019) 4 . When Doves Cry (2017) 5 . Girl Meets Boy (2016) 6 . Lovely Day (2014) 7 . Drum Solo (2011) 8 . w/ Prince E –In Oakland (2011) 9 . w/ Ringo Starr – A…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is an album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan Records1 . Artists United Against Apartheid, Sun City 2 . Sun City Track Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation -…

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.1 . Generator Pop (1984) 2 . Pumpin' It Up (w/ George Clinton, 1984) Track Listing : 1.Generator Pop (George Clinton, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 04:59 . 2.Acupuncture (Dewayne…

The Beatles release their fourth album : ‘Beatles for Sale’ featuring ‘Rock and Roll Music’ and ‘Eight Days a Week’ (1964)

The Beatles' 'Beatles for Sale' is their fourth studio album produced by George Martin and released on December 4, 1964 by Parlophone. 1 . Baby's In Black (Empire Pool) 2 . Baby's In Black (Germany) 3 . Rock And Roll Music (Live) 4 . Rock And Roll Music (Paris) 5 . Kansas City, I'm A Loser, Boys ("Shindig Show," 1964 ) 6 . Words Of Love 7 . Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby Track Listing :…

Carmen McRae records ‘Portrait of Carmen,’ an album for Atlantic (1967)

Carmen McRae's 'Portrait of Carmen' is a studio album recorded on November 27-29, 1967 with Shorty Rogers, Benny Carter and Gene Di Novi and featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson and released in 1968 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I'M Always Drunk In San Francisco (Tommy Wolf) - 03:04 . 2.Elusive Butterfly (Bob Lind) - 03:03 . 3.Day By Day (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 02:28 .…

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s third album : ‘Quiet Fire’ (1971)

Roberta Flack's 'Quiet Fire' is her third studio album released in November 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Go Up Moses (Flack, Jesse Jackson, Joel Dorn) - 05:20 . 2.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 07:13 . 3.Sunday And Sister Jones (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:48 . 4.See You Then (Jimmy Webb) - 03:40 . 5.Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King, Gerry Goffin) - 03:59 . 6.To Love…

Whitney Houston releases ‘My Love Is Your Love,’ her fourth album featuring ‘When You Believe,’ ‘Heartbreak Hotel,’ ‘It’s Not Right, But It’s…

Whitney Houston's 'My Love Is Your Love' feat. 'Heartbreak Hotel' is her fourth (her first in eight years) studio album released on November 17, 1998 by Arista.1 . It's Not Right But It's Okay (Official Video) 2 . My Love Is Your Love (Official Video) 3 . My Love Is Your Love (w/ Bobbi Kristina Brown) 4 . If I Told You That (w/ George Michael, Official Video) 5 . I Learned From The Best…

John Lennon releases his seventh and final album : ‘Double Fantasy’ recorded with Yoko Ono (1980)

John Lennon's 'Double Fantasy' is the seventh and final studio album recorded with Yoko Ono, co-produced with Jack Douglas and released on November 17, 1980 by Geffen.1 . Just Like Starting Over (Official Video) 2 . Watching The Wheels (Official Video) Track Listing : 1. Starting Over (John Lennon) - 03:56 . 2.Kiss Kiss Kiss (Yoko Ono) - 02:41 . 3.Cleanup Time (John Lennon) - 02:58 . 4.Give Me…