Polar publish ‘ABBA,’ the Swedish quatuor’s third album featuring ‘Mamma Mia’ & ‘SOS’ (1975)

'ABBA' feat. 'Mamma Mia' & 'SOS' is their eponym third studio album released on April 21, 1975 by Polar.Track Listing : 1.Mamma Mia (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson) - 03:32 . 2.Hey, Hey Helen (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus) - 03:16 . 3.Tropical Loveland (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson) - 03:05 . 4.Sos (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson) - 03:22 .…

RCA release David Bowie’s sixth album : ‘Aladdin Sane’ featuring ‘The Jean Genie’ (1973)

David Bowie's "Aladdin Sane" feat. "The Jean Genie" is his sixth album released on April 13, 1973 by Rca Records.Track Listing : 1.Watch That Man (David Bowie) - 04:30 . 2.Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?) (David Bowie) - 05:06 . 3.Drive-In Saturday (David Bowie) - 04:33 . 4.Panic In Detroit (David Bowie) - 04:25 . 5.Cracked Actor (David Bowie) - 03:01 . 6.Time (David Bowie) - 05:15 . 7.The Prettiest…

R.E.M. release their debut album : ‘Murmur’ on I.R.S. Records (1983)

R.E.M.'s 'Murmur' is their debut studio album released on April 12, 1983 by I.R.S. Records. Track Listing : 1.Radio Free Europe (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 04:06 . 2.Pilgrimage (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 04:30 . 3.Laughing (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 03:57 . 4.Talk About The Passion (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills,…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012) . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010) . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008) . w/ .Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Wayne…

Happy birthday Mark Oliver Everett, the time has come for a ‘Eels At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American musician & singer Mark Oliver Everett a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Eels CREDITSPhoto : sara e brunoAudio : Novocaine for the Soul . Fresh Feeling . My Beloved Monster . I Need Some Sleep . Mr. E's Beautiful Blues . Susan's House . I Like Birds . Saturday Morning . Beautiful Freak . Your Lucky Day In Hell . Video :…

INXS launch an album in Brussels (1997)

April 4, 1997 - INXS - that is Michael Hutchence (voc), Andrew Farriss (kb, g), Tim Farriss (g), Jon Farriss (d), Kirk Pengilly (s, g) and Garry Gary Beers (b) - will present their new "Elegantly Wasted" album, released today, to the European press at L'Orangerie in Brussels, Belgium

Polydor publish Toots Thielemans’ ‘Live’ recorded in Holland (1974)

Toots Thielemans' 'Live' is an album recorded in Holland with an European rhythm section and released on April 4, 1974 by Polydor Of Holland.Track Listing : 1.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 06:11 . 2.Lullaby (Toots Thielemans) - 03:33 . 3.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 07:59 . 4.Nice To Be Around (John Williams, Paul Williams) - 03:13 . 5.Strange Boogie Man (Toots…

Warner Bros. publish R.E.M.’s fourteenth album : ‘Accelerate’ (2008)

R.E.M.'s 'Accelerate' is their fourteenth studio album co-produced with Jacknife Lee and released on April 1, 2008 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Living Well Is The Best Revenge (Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 03:11 . 2.Man-Sized Wreath (Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 02:32 . 3.Supernatural Superserious (Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - 03:23 . 4.Hollow Man (Peter…

We remember John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet fame. ‘John Left The Notes’

This day (March 29, 2001), in New York City, died John Aaron Lewis, an American jazz pianist, composer and musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Django (2000) . w/ Davor Kajfes - in Zagreb (1994) . w/ Hank Jones - Manha` De Carnaval . w/ Toshiko Akiyoshi - Willow Weep For Me . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - Bags Groove (1987) . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - The Golden Striker…

On Web TV, Paul McCartney rehearses (2003)

March 25, 2003 - if in front of a computer (and winner of one of the 10,000 Digital Tickets), you do not want to miss Paul McCartney rehearsing for his European Tour at a secret London location More Info

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 12/52

Skid Row, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Linkin Park, Metallica, Rush, AC/DC, Halestorm, Van Halen, Europe, Megadeth, Korn They are the ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ artists selected among the 367 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Skid Row - My Enemy Lifted from : Skid Row serenade Paris (1995)2 . Iron Maiden - The Prisoner Lifted…

This week In Soul Artists 12/52

Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Earth, Wind, Fire, The Temptations, Chaka Khan, Barry White, Otis Redding, Macy Gray, Beverley Knight, Usher, Arrested Development, Parliament Funkadelic . They are the Soul Artists selected among the 367 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Stevie Wonder - Cold Chill Lifted from : Stevie Wonder releases…

Columbia publish Aerosmith’s twelfth album : ‘Nine Lives’ featuring ‘Pink’ (1997)

Aerosmith's 'Nine Lives' feat. 'Pink' is their twelfth studio album co-produced with Kevin Shirley and released on March 18, 1997 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Nine Lives (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen) - 04:01David Campbell . 2.Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees) (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard) - 03:26 . 3.Hole In My Soul (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child) - 06:10 .…

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard 'Bill' Frisell, an American guitarist.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now (2020) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come Together (2012) . Just Like A Woman (2006) . Cluck Old Hen (2002) . w/ Ron Carter – (2002) .…

Happy Birthday, Billy Cogan. Here is ‘The Smashing Pumpkins At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American artist Billy Corgan a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Smashing PumpkinsCREDITSPhoto : claudia.rahanmetanAudio : 1979 . Tonight, Tonight . Bullet With Butterfly Wings . Today . Disarm . Cherub Rock . Zero . Ava Adore . Perfect . Mayonaise . Video : There it goes . Rhinoceros . Reading 1992 live . The Cherub Rock . Hummer .…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

The Velvet Underground release their first album and it is called ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ (1967)

'The Velvet Underground & Nico' is their debut album recorded during Andy Warhol's "Exploding Plastic Inevitable" multimedia event tour and released on March 12, 1967 by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Sunday Morning (Lou Reed, John Cale) - 02:54 . 2.I'M Waiting For The Man (Lou Reed) - 04:39 . 3.Femme Fatale (Lou Reed) - 02:38 . 4.Venus In Furs (Lou Reed) - 05:12 . 5.Run Run Run (Lou Reed)…

We remember Naná Vasconcelos. ‘Percussive’

This day (March 9, 2016), in Recife, Brazil, died Naná Vasconcelos, a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato Barbieri.Tracklist : Pra Elas (2010) . w/ Egberto Gismonti & Hamilton de Holanda – Live in Italy (2012) . w/ Egberto Gismonti - Dança das Cabeças (1996) . w/ Jack Dejohnette…

Happy Birthday John Frusciante

March 5, 1970 - John Frusciante, American guitarist who has been in and out of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is 50. Happy Birthday SirRed Hot Chili Peppers' 'By the Way' is their eighth studio album produced by Rick Rubin and released on July 9, 2002 by Warner Bros. Records. >> Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Californication" feat. "Scar Tissue" is their seventh studio album (produced by Rick Rubin)…

Happy Birthday Jan Garbarek. ‘Gratulerer med dagen! Mr. Garbarek’

This day (March 4 , 1947), in Mysen, Norway, is born Jan Garbarek, a Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist.Tracklist : w/ Trilok Gurtu - @ Tharros (2016) . Heather / The Creek / Yr (2013) . Marciac . Mission: To Be Where I Am (2006) . w/ Shankar, Hussain, Gurtu - Song For Everyone (1984) . w/ Miroslav Vitous - Upright Bass Solo . Hasta Siempre (2004) . Live (Poland 2006) . w/ Anouar Brahem,…

Stan Kenton takes his Orchestra to Pennsylvania (1973)

March 1, 1973 - the Stan Kenton Orchestra featuring Richard Torres (ts), Bob Winniker (flug), John Park (as), John Worster (b) and Peter Erskine (d), just back from a European tour, performs at the North Penn High School in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Menu Du Jour Feb. 28 & 29 (EN – FR – ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Rickie Lee Jones, Robert Plant, Steely Dan, U2, AC/DC, Faces, MC5, Nina Simone, Can, Talk Talk, Young Marble Giants, Thelonious Monk, Soft Machine, Robert Glasper, Chet Baker, Everything but the Girl, The Mamas and the Papas We Celebrate Brian Jones, Cindy Wilson, B-52s We Watch Billy Preston, Jamie Cullum, Eric…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Treasure Island’ with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson (1974)

Keith Jarrett's 'Treasure Island' is his second album recorded on February 27-28, 1974 with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.The Rich (And The Poor) (Keith Jarrett) - 09:24 . 2.Blue Streak (Keith Jarrett) - 02:35 . 3.Fullsuvollivus (Fools Of All Of Us) (Keith Jarrett) - 06:29 . 4.Treasure Island (Keith Jarrett)…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 08/52

AC/DC, Europe, Apocalyptica, Led Zeppelin, Vernon Reid & Masque, Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Mötley Crüe, Muse, Cannibal Corpse They are the ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ artists selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . AC/DC - Stiff Upper Lip Lifted from : AC/DC rock Yokohama…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°112 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Céline Dion, Stevie B, Kelly Clarkson, Annie Lennox, Scarlet, Europe, East 17, Nik Kershaw, Tracy Chapman, Gloria Estefan, Kylie Minogue, Belinda CarlisleThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (08/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'L'Amour Toujours' -…

Nonesuch publish Carolina Chocolate Drops’ fourth album : ‘Genuine Negro Jig’ (2010)

Carolina Chocolate Drops' 'Genuine Negro Jig' is their fourth album released on February 16, 2010 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Peace Behind The Bridge (Etta Baker) - 02:34 . 2.Trouble In Your Mind (Traditional) - 02:55 . 3.Your Baby Ain'T Sweet Like Mine (Charlie Jackson, Dom Flemons) - 03:00 . 4.Hit 'Em Up Style (Dallas Austin) - 03:56 . 5.Cornbread And Butterbeans (Traditional) - 03:10 .…

We remember Louie Bellson. ‘Bellson’s Drum Roll Fades’

This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.Tracklist : Setting Up His Drums (2008) . w/ Arthur Feidler & Theboston Pops Orchestra - Carnaby Street. Guessing . w/ Big Band & Harry Sweets Edison - Sweet Tooth ( 1992) . w/ Dennis Chambers, Gregg…