This week In One-Off Collaborations 26/52

Leonard Cohen & Sonny Rollins, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt, Stanley Clarke & George Duke, Tito Puente & Carlos Santana, Buddy Guy, Johnny Lang & Ronnie Wood, Diana Krall & Elvis Costello, Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks, Deborah Harry & Joss Stone, Madonna & Gogol Bordello, Linkin Park & Jay Z, Diane Charlemagne & Moby, David Gilmour & Roger Waters…

Vertigo release Rod Stewart’s second solo album : ‘Gasoline Alley’ (1970)

Rod Stewart' s 'Gasoline Alley' is his second solo studio album co-produced with Lou Reizner and released in June 1970 by Mercury / Vertigo.Track Listing : 1.Gasoline Alley (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) - 04:02 . 2.It'S All Over Now (Bobby Womack, Shirley Jean Womack) - 06:22 . 3.Only A Hobo (Bob Dylan) - 04:13 . 4.My Way Of Giving (Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott) - 03:55 . 5.Country Comfort (Elton…

Happy Birthday Jeff Beck. ‘Beck In The Day’

This day (June 24, 1944), in Wallington, Surrey England, is born Geoffrey Arnold Beck a.k.a Jeff Beck, an English rock guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Holland Blues Festival (2018) . free jam (2017) . w/ Steven Tyler - Train Kept A-Rollin' (2016) . Baloise Session (2016) . Mna Na Heireann (2013) . w/ Beth Hart - I'd Rather Go Blind . B.B. King & Jeff Beck - Rock Me Baby / Key To The Highway…

Jeff Beck releases ‘Beck-Ola,’ his second album featuring Rod Stewart (1969)

Jeff Beck's 'Beck-Ola' is his second album featuring Rod Stewart and released in June 1969 by Emi Columbia.Track Listing : 1.All Shook Up (Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley) - 04:50 . 2.Spanish Boots (Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart) - 03:34 . 3.Girl From Mill Valley (Nicky Hopkins) - 03:45 . 4.Jailhouse Rock (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 03:14 . 5.Plynth (Water Down The Drain) (Nicky Hopkins,…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Emotional Rescue’ featuring ‘She’s So Cold’ (1980)

The The Rolling Stones' 'Emotional Rescue' feat. 'She's So Cold' is their fifteenth studio album, released on June 20,1980 by The Rolling Stones Records Track Listing : 1.Dance (Pt. 1) (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:23 . 2.Summer Romance (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:16 . 3.Send It To Me (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:43 . 4.Let Me Go (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:50 . 5.Indian…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Some Girls,’ their fourteenth album featuring ‘Miss You’ and ‘Beast of Burden’ (1978)

The The Rolling Stones' 'Some Girls' feat. 'Miss You' and 'Beast of Burden' is their fourteenth (British) studio album released on June 9, 1978 by The Rolling Stones Records. Track Listing : 1.Miss You (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:48 . 2.When The Whip Comes Down (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:20 . 3.Just My Imagination (Norman Whitfield, Barrett strong) - 04:38 . 4.Some Girls (Mick…

Singing (and Playing) With Mick Hucknall of Simply Red

Mick Hucknall whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has sang with various artists on both sides of the Atlantic. We have selected fourteen of themThey are Dee Dee Bridgewater, Paul Weller, Cassandra Wilson, The Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Heitor TP, Kenji Suzuki, Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, The Fugees, Raffaella Carrà, Tony Ferrino, B.B. King Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

We Remember Bo Diddley

June 2, 2008 - Ellas McDaniel better known as Bo Diddley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist passed away aged 79. He is remembered. 'Go Bo Diddley' feat. 'Say Man' is this second (but first studio) album released in July 1959 by Checker Records. >> you do not miss Carla Thomas, Booker T. and Bo Diddley in TV program "Hollywood A Go Go" >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >> Chuck…

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

The 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 The Rolling Stones/Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Intro: Take The 'A' Train (Billy Strayhorn) – 0:27 . 2.Under My Thumb (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:18 . 3.Let'S Spend The Night Together (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:51 . 4.Shattered (Mick Jagger, Keith…

Mercury release Rod Stewart’s third album : ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’ featuring ‘Maggie May’ (1971)

Rod Stewart's 'Every Picture Tells a Story' is his third studio album released in May 1971 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.Every Picture Tells A Story (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) - 06:01 . 2.Seems Like A Long Time (Theodore Anderson) - 04:02 . 3.That'S All Right (Arthur Crudup) - 03:59 . 4.Amazing Grace (Traditional, Rod Stewart) - 02:03 . 5.Tomorrow Is A Long Time (Bob Dylan) - 03:43 . 6.Henry…

This week In New Music Videos 49

Pixies, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Black Pumas, The Orielles, Evan Giia, Camila Cabello, Iggy Pop, Janelle Monáe, Timi Dakolo, Emeli Sandé, Lea Michele, Ingrid Michaelson, Jason Mraz, Ronnie Wood are the performers of the twelve brand new songs that caught, this week, our interest and liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Pixies - Long Rider More…

Elvis Presley releases his last studio album : ‘Today’ featuring ‘ T-R-O-U-B-L-E’ (1975)

Elvis Presley's 'Today' feat. ' T-R-O-U-B-L-E' is an album (his last in studio), released on May 7, 1975 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.T-R-O-U-B-L-E (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:06 . 2.And I Love You So (Don Mclean) - 03:41 . 3.Susan When She Tried (Don Reid) - 02:20 . 4.Woman Without Love (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:37 . 5.Shake A Hand (Joe Morris) - 03:52 . 6.Pieces Of My Life (Troy Seals) - 04:07 .…

RCA publish Etta James’ ‘Burnin’ Down the House: Live at the House of Blues’ (2002)

Etta James' 'Burnin' Down the House: Live at the House of Blues' is her twenty-eighth album recorded in West Hollywood and released on May 7, 2002 y Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.Introduction - 0:50 . 2.Come To Mama (Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle) - 05:13 . 3.I Just Want To Make Love To You (Willie Dixon) - 05:21 . 4.Born To Be Wild (Mars Bonfire) - 06:20 . 5.I'D Rather Go Blind (Billy Foster,…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Breaking Point!’ for Blue Note (1964)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Breaking Point!' is his ninth album recorded on May 7, 1964 and released in September 1964 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Breaking Point (Freddie Hubbard) - 10:19 . 2.Far Away (Freddie Hubbard) - 10:58 . 3.Blue Frenzy (Freddie Hubbard) - 06:23 . 4.D Minor Mint (Freddie Hubbard) - 6:24 . 5.Mirrors (Joe Chambers) - 06:08 Musicians : Freddie Hubbard - Trumpet . James Spaulding -…

We remember Percy Heath from the Modern Jazz Quartet. ‘Modern Jazz Percy’

This day (April 28, 2005), in Southampton, New York, died Percy Heath, an American jazz bassist, member of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Modern Jazz Quartet - 'Round Midnight . Heath Brothers (2004) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Summertime (1987) . Documentary (2004) . Heath Brothers - Brotherly Jazz . Heath Brothers, Rome (1981) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Winter Tale (1964) . Tracklist :…

Happy Birthday Peter Frampton

April 22, 1950 - Peter Frampton, English-American rock singer and guitarist is 71. Happy Birthday SirPeter Frampton 's 'I'm in You' is his fifth studio album recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York and released on May 28, 1977 by A&M. >> Peter Frampton's 'Frampton Comes Alive!' is a double live album released in the US on January 6, 1976 and one of the best-selling live albums in…

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…

Happy Birthday Lisa Stansfield. ‘All Around Lisa’

This day (April 11, 1966), in Heywood, Lancashire, England, is born Lisa Stansfield an English singer.Digest Tracklist : Never Ever (2018) . Billionaire (2018) . Love Supreme (2015) . Can'T Dance (2014) . If I Hadn´T Got You (2011) . w/ Clifford Slapper On Piano, London (2010) . Never Never Gonna Give You Up (2005) . Treat Me Like A Woman (2004) . Live At Ronnie Scott'S (2002) . Let'S Just Call…

Stax publish ‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas (1967)

'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 . 3.Tramp (Lowell Fulson, Jimmy Mccracklin) - 03:00 . 4.Tell It Like It Is (George Davis, Lee Diamond) -…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey. ‘Look Who’s Singing!’

This day (March 1, 1940), in East Acton, London, England, is born Roger Harry Daltrey, simply known as Roger Daltrey , English artist, founder and lead singer of The WhoTracklist : My Generation (w/ The Who, 1965) . Pictures of Lily (w/ The Who, 1966) . Substitute (w/ The Who, Monterey, 1967) . I Can See For Miles (w/ The Who, 1968) . Pinball Wizard (w/ The Who, 1969) . Young Man Blues (w/ The…

Thundercat releases ‘Drunk’ featuring Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa & Pharrell as guests (2017)

Thundercat's 'Drunk' is his third studio album featuring Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa & Pharrell a guests and released on February 24, 2017 by Brainfeeder.Track Listing : 1.Rabbot Ho (Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm) - 00:38 . 2.Captain Stupido (Stephen Bruner, Steve Ellison) - 01:41 . 3.Uh Uh (Stephen Bruner, Zack Sekoff) - 02:16 . 4.Bus In These Streets (Stephen…

Phil Collins releases his debut solo album : ‘Face Value’ featuring ‘In the Air Tonight’ and ‘I Missed Again’ (1981)

Phil Collins' 'Face Value' feat. 'In the Air Tonight' is his debut solo studio album released on February 1981, 13 by Virgin / Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins) - 05:34 . 2.This Must Be Love (Phil Collins) - 03:55 . 3.Behind The Lines (Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins) . 4.The Roof Is Leaking (Phil Collins) - 03:16 . 5.Droned (Phil Collins) - 02:55 .…

Vertigo publish ‘Black Sabbath’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘N.I.B.’ (1970)

'Black Sabbath' is their eponymous debut studio album released on February 13, 1970 in the UK by VertigoTrack Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) - 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 07:37 . 5.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron,…

Dianne Reeves releases ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ produced by George Duke (2001)

Dianne Reeves' 'The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan' is a studio album produced by George Duke and released on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) - 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 07:37 .…

Covers By Beth Hart

Besides her own songs , Beth Hart, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - can sing (almost) everything else. We have found twelve original (and somewhat classic) songs Beth has covered in public or on radio. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . I Don't Need No Doctor Performed at : Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland 2 . Chocolate Jesus Performed at :…

Atlantic publish Dusty Springfield’s fifth album : ‘Dusty in Memphis’ featuring ‘Son of a Preacher Man’ (1969)

Dusty Springfield's 'Dusty in Memphis' is her fifth studio album produced by Jerry Wexler, Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd, recorded at American Sound Studio in Memphis and released on January 18, 1969 by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Just A Little Lovin' (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 02:18 . 2.So Much Love (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 03:31 . 3.Son Of A Preacher Man (John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins) -…

George Benson records ‘Breezin” an album produced By Tommy Lipuma for Warner Bros. (1976)

George Benson's 'Breezin'' is an album produced By Tommy Lipuma, recorded on January 6, 7 & 8, 1976 and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack) - 05:40 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 08:03 . 3.Six To Four (Phil Upchurch) - 05:06 . 4.Affirmation (José Feliciano) - 07:01 . 5.So This Is Love? (George Benson) - 07:03 . 6.Lady (Ronnie Foster) - 05:49…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

Lonnie Smith records ‘Drives,’ an album for Blue Note (1970)

Lonnie Smith's 'Drives' is an album recorded on January 2, 1970 and released in 1970 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Twenty-Five Miles (Lonnie Smith) - 05:36 . 2.Spinning Wheel (David Clayton-Thomas) - 07:30 . 3.Seven Steps To Heaven (Miles Davis, Victor Feldman) - 05:43 . 4.Psychedelic Pi (Lonnie Smith) - 06:40 . 5.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 10:17 Francis…

Frank Zappa records a live double album : ‘Zappa in New York’ (1976)

Frank Zappa's 'Zappa in New York' is a live double album recorded on December 26–29, 1976 at the Palladium in New York City and released On March 3, 1978 By Discreet.Track Listing : 1.Titties & Beer (Frank Zappa) - 05:39 . 2.I Promise Not To Come In Your Mouth (Frank Zappa) - 02:50 . 3.Punky'S Whips (Frank Zappa) - 10:51 . 4.Sofa (Frank Zappa) - 03:15 . 5.Manx Needs Women (Frank Zappa) -…

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Bullitt,’ the soundtrack album to the eponymous movie (1968)

Lalo Schifrin's 'Bullitt' is the soundtrack album to the eponymous motion picture, recorded on December 6 & 7, 1968 and released In 1969 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Bullitt (Main Title) (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:08 . 2.Room 26 (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:23 . 3.Hotel Daniels (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:53 . 4.The Aftermath Of Love (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:49 . 5.Music To Interrogate By (Lalo Schifrin) - 02:50…

The Beatles release ‘The Beatles,’ their ninth eponymous album also called ‘The White Album’ (1968)

'The Beatles' is their ninth eponymous studio album also called 'the White Album' produced by George Martin and released on November 22, 1968 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.Back In The U.S.S.R. (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:43 . 2.Dear Prudence (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:56 . 3.Glass Onion (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:17 . 4.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:08 . 5.Wild Honey Pie (Lennon–Mccartney) -…

Mary J. Blige releases her tenth album : ‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1)’ (2011)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)' is her tenth studio album released as a sequel to her 1994 album 'My Life' on November 21, 2011 by Matriarch.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Mary J. Blige, Jerry Duplessis, Kendu Isaac, Arden Altino, Sean Combs) - 01:16 . 2.Feel Inside (Mary J. Bligeandrea Martin, Duplessis, Altino, Nasir Jones, Dennis Coles, Robert Diggs, Gary Grice, Lamont…

Toni Braxton releases her fourth album : ‘More Than a Woman’ featuring ‘Hit the Freeway’ (2002)

Toni Braxton's 'More Than a Woman' is her fourth studio album released on November 19, 2002 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Let Me Show You The Way (Out) (Toni Braxton, Tamar Braxton, Keri Lewis, Curtis Mayfield, Ernest D. Wilson) - 04:19 . 2.Give It Back (Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton, Byron Thomas, Bryan Williams) - 03:38 . 3.A Better Man (Ivan Matias, Gerrard C. Bakerandrea Martin) - 03:58 .…

Dizzy Gillespie plays in Copenhagen (1970)

November 4, 1970 - Dizzy Gillespie plays with the Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band - that is Tony Coe (as), Derek Humble (as), BIlly Mitchel (ts), Ronnie Scott (ts), Sahib Shihab (bs), Benny Bailey (tp), Art Farmer (tp), Dusko Goycovich (tp), Idrees Sulieman (tp), Nat Peck (tb), Ake Persson (tb), Erik van Lier (tb), Francy Bolland (p), Jimmy Woode (b) & Kenny Clarke (d) - at Tivoli…

Albert Lee and Love release their third album : ‘ Forever Changes’ (1967)

Love's "Forever Changes" is their third and final studio album produced by Bruce Botnick and released in November 1967 by Elektra Records.Track Listing : 1.Alone Again Or (Bryan Maclean) - 03:15 . 2.A House Is Not A Motel (Arthur Lee) - 03:25 . 3.Andmoreagain (Arthur Lee) - 03:15 . 4.The Daily Planet (Arthur Lee) - 03:25 . 5.Old Man (Bryan Maclean) - 02:57 . 6.The Red Telephone (Arthur Lee) -…

This month In Blues Legends 10/12

Skip James, John Lee Hooker, Ry Cooder, Peter Green, Son House, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Bernie Marsden, Eilidh McKellar, Robben Ford, Matt Schofield, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Muddy Waters, Muddy WatersThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1649 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one…

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Gershwin’s World’ his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder and Wayne Shorter (1998)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Gershwin's World' is his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, etc and released on October 20, 1998 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Overture (Fascinating Rhythm) (George Gershwin) - 00:54 . 2.It Ain'T Necessarily So (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:44 . 3.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:57 . 4.Here Come…

Lynyrd Skynyrd release their fifth studio album : ‘Street Survivors’ (1977)

Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' is their fifth studio album released by MCA on October 17, 1977 three days before the plane crash that killed three band members. Track Listing : 1.What'S Your Name (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 03:30 . 2.That Smell (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 05:47 . 3.One More Time (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 05:03 . 4.I Know A Little (Steve Gaines) -…

Warner Bros. publish Prince’s fourth album : ‘Controversy’ featuring ‘Sexuality’ (1981)

Prince's 'Controversy' is his fourth studio album rleased on October 14, 1981 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Controversy (Prince) - 07:15 . 2.Sexuality (Prince) - 04:21 . 3.Do Me, Baby (André Cymone) - 07:43 . 4.Private Joy (Prince) - 04:29 . 5.Ronnie, Talk To Russia (Prince) - 01:58 . 6.Let'S Work (Prince) - 03:54 . 7.Annie Christian (Prince) - 04:22 . 8.Jack U Off (Prince) - 03:09Musicians :…