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Robert Cray releases ‘4 Nights Of 40 Years Live’ to celebrate his 40 years of performing (2015)

Robert Cray’s ‘4 Nights Of 40 Years Live’ is a double live album celebrating his 40 years of performing, released on August 28, 2015 by Provogue.1 . I'll Always Remember You (7/20/14, Music Center At Strathmore, Bethesda, MD 2 . Won't Be Coming Home (Bing Lounge) 3 . Sitting On Top Of The World (Ithaca, NY, March 13, 2015 4 . Love Gone To Waste 5 . Bad Influence (Live) 6 . These Things 7 . Right…

Neil Diamond records a live double album : ‘Hot August Night’ at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (1972)

Neil Diamond's 'Hot August Night' is a live double album recorded on August 24, 1972 at one of his ten sold out concerts performed that month at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and released on December 9, 1972 by MCA, Universal.1 . I Am I Said (1972) 2 . Done Too Soon 3 . Solitary Man (Live, 1971) 4 . Cherry Cherry (1976) 5 . Sweet Caroline 6 . Sweet Caroline (Fenway Park, 4/20/13) 7 . Red Red…

Capricorn Records release Allman Brothers Band’s fourth studio album : ‘Brothers and Sisters’ featuring ‘Ramblin’ Man’ (1973)

Allman Brothers Band's 'Brothers and Sisters' is their fourth studio album (the last with Berry Oakley, the first with Lamar Williams and Chuck Leavell) released in August 1973 by Capricorn Records.1 . Wasted Words (3/14/14, Beacon Theater) 2 . Ramblin' Man (11/2/1972, Hofstra University) 3 . Come & Go Blues 4 . Southbound, Chicago, August 21, 2013 5 . Jessica (1/16/1982, University Of Florida…

Epic publish Basia’s debut album : ‘Time and Tide’ (1987)

Basia's 'Time and Tide' is her debut album released in the US on August 21, 1987 by Epic.1 . Run For Cover (1987) 2 . Time And Tide 3 . From Now On (w/ Peter White, Humphrey's, 2010) 4 . New Day For You 5 . Astrud (9/27/2011, The Coach House) 6 . How Dare You Talk To Me Like That (9/27/2011, The Coach House) 7 . Miles Away (The Pigalle Club, London, 3 May 2010) 8 . Promises (1988) Track listing…

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ (1991)

The Manhattan Transfer's 'The Offbeat Of Avenues' is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia.1 . The Offbeat Of Avenues 2 . 10 Minutes Til The Savages Come (Live) 3 . A World Apart Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) - 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) - 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis…

Columbia publish Aretha Franklin’s fourth album : ‘Laughing On The Outside’ (1963)

Aretha Franklin's 'Laughing On The Outside' is his fourth studio album released on August 12, 1963 by Columbia.1 . Skylark Track listing : 1.Skylark (Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael) - 02:49 . 2.For All We Know (Sam M. Lewis, J. Fred Coots) - 03:25 . 3.Make Someone Happy (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 03:48 . 4.I Wonder (Where Are You Tonight) - Aretha Franklin, Ted White) - 03:16 .…

We remember Isaac Hayes. ‘From Shaft To Chef’

This day (August 10, 2008), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Isaac Hayes, an American songwriter, musician, singer and actor.Tracklist : 1 . Shaft (2005) 2 . Chocolate Salty Balls (2002) 3 . Never Can Say Goodbye 4 . Fragile (1996) 5 . I Stand Accused 6 . Rolling Down A Mountainside (1973) 7 . Walk On By (1969) Tracklist : Theme From Shaft . Run Fay Run . Walk On By . Never Can Say Goodbye . Do…

XL Recordings publish M.I.A.’s second album : ‘Kala’ featuring ‘Paper Planes’ (2007)

M.I.A.'s 'Kala' is her second studio album featuring 'Paper Planes,' co-produced with Switch among others and released on August 8, 2007 by XL Recordings1 . Birdflu 2 . Boyz 3 . Jimmy 4 . Paper Planes 5 . Bamboo Banga (Virgin Mobile Freefest, 2010) 6 . Y.A.L.A. (Bamboo Banga, Matangi Tour, Primavera Fauna Festival, Chile, 2013) 7 . Bird Flu (Lowlands, 2007) 8 . Hussel (Lowlands, 2007) 9 . 20…

Stevie Nicks releases her debut album : ‘Bella Donna’ featuring ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’ and ‘Edge of Seventeen’ (1981)

Stevie Nicks' 'Bella Donna' is her debut studio album co-produced by Jimmy Iovine and Tom Petty and released on July 27, 1981 by Modern / Atco.1 . Edge Of Seventeen (Chicago) 2 . How Still My Love (05-30-1983, Us Festival) 3 . LEATHER AND LACE (LIVE, 1981) 4 . Outside the Rain /Dreams (White Wing Dove, 1981) 5 . Stop Draggin My Heart Around (Live, '83) 6 . After The Glitter Fades 08-14-1998…

Joss Stone releases her sixth album : ‘The Soul Sessions Vol. 2’ featuring eleven cover versions (2012)

Joss Stone's 'The Soul Sessions Vol. 2' is her sixth studio album featuring eleven cover versions and released on July 16, 2012 by Stone'D / S-Curve Records.1 . I Got the Blues 2 . (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People (Citibank Hall RJ) 3 . While You're Out Looking For Sugar (AOL Sessions) 4 . While You're Out Looking For Sugar 5 . Sideway Shuffle (São Paulo, 2012) 6 . Teardrops (AOL…

Happy birthday Mavis Staples. ‘The Mavis Singer’

This day (July 10, 1939 ), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Mavis Staples, an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers, her family's band.Mavis StaplesTracklist : 1 . w/ Lake Street Dive - Everyday People (2020) 2 . Touch A Hand, Make A Friend (2019) 3 . No Time For Cryin (2018) 4 . If You're Ready (Come Go With…

Columbia publish Maxwell’s fourth album ‘BLACKsummers’night’ featuring ‘Pretty Wings’ (2009)

Maxwell's 'BLACKsummers'night' is his fourth studio album released July 7, 2009 by Columbia Records.1 . Bad Habits (Official Director's Cut) 2 . Bad Habits (GMA) 3 . Pretty Wings (Official Video) 4 . Pretty Wings (on Letterman) 5 . Fistful of Tears (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Badhabits (Musze, Hod David) - 05:52 . 2.Cold (Musze, Hod David) - 04:02 . 3.Prettywings (Musze, Hod David) -…

Lianne La Havas releases her debut album ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ (2012)

Lianne La Havas' 'Is Your Love Big Enough?' is her debut studio album produced by Matt Ingram and released on July 6, 2012 by Warner Bros1 . Don't Wake Me Up (The Slaughtered Lamb) 2 . Is Your Love Big Enough? (Official Video) 3 . Is your love big enough (Live) 4 . Lost & Found (Official Video) 5 . Lost and Found (A Nokia Lumia Live Session) 6 . Au Cinema (Sunday Night Sessions, BBC London…

Isaac Hayes releases ‘Shaft,’ the soundtrack of the Gordon Parks movie ‘Shaft’ (1971)

Isaac Hayes' 'Shaft' is the soundtrack (released on July 2, 1971 by Enterprise) of the eponymous American 'blaxploitation' film directed by Gordon Parks.1 . Shaft (Live, 1973) 2 . Shaft trailer (1971) 3 . SHAFT'S CAB RIDE (fan made Music Video/Action Montage) 4 . Soulville 5 . Do Your Thing (Shaft, No Name Bar scene) 6 . Do Your Thing 7 . Theme From Shaft 8 . SHAFT Official Trailer 9 . Opening…

Roadrunner publish ‘Slipknot,’ their eponymous debut album (1999)

'Slipknot' is their eponymous debut studio album produced by Ross Robinson and released on June 29, 1999 by Roadrunner1 . 742617000027 (Sic) (Download Fest, 2009) 2 . 742617000027/SIC (Gods of Metal 2000) 3 . Eyeless (Download Fest, 2009) 4 . Eyeless (Dynamo Open Air, 2000) 5 . (Sic) (Roskilde Festival, 2009) 6 . (sic) (Dynamo Open Air, 2000) 7 . Wait And Bleed (OFFICIAL VIDEO) 8 . SlipKnot Wait…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°294 – New Music Videos

A1 X J1, Lil Harold, Lil Nas X & Nba Youngboy, Lil Durk, Dot Da Genius, Busy Signal, Eminem & Snoop Dogg, Kevin Gates, French Montana & Harry Fraud, Flight, Meechy Darko, YG, Tyga, 21 Savage

James Brown starts the recording of ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’ (1967)

James Brown's 'Live At The Apollo, Volume II' is a live double album (follow-up to his 1963 'Live at the Apollo') recorded on June 24–25, 1967 and released in August 1968 by King.1 . Cold Sweat (Apollo Theater, March 1968) 2 . Kansas City (Apollo Theater, March 1968) Track Listing : 1.Introduction To The James Brown Show (James Brown) - 00:31 . 2.Think (Lowman Pauling) - 02:55 . 3.I Wanna Be…

ABC release ‘The Lexicon Of Love,’ their debut album featuring ‘The Look of Love’ (1982)

ABC's 'The Lexicon of Love' is their debut studio album featuring 'The Look of Love,' produced by Trevor Horn and released on June 21, 1982 by Neutron1 . Show Me 2 . Show Me (on "Get Set For Saturday", 1982) 3 . Poison Arrow (Official Video) 4 . Poison Arrow (1982, TopPop) 5 . Many Happy Returns 6 . Tears Are Not Enough (1981) 7 . Tears Are Not Enough (TOTP, 1981) 8 . VALENTINES DAY PROMS 2016 9…

Jill Scott releases her fourth album : ‘The Light of the Sun’ (2011)

Jill Scott's 'The Light of the Sun' is the fourth (her first release after a four-year hiatus) studio album released on June 21, 2011 by Blue Babe.1 . Blessed (Official Video) 2 . Blessed (Live Performance) 3 . So In Love (w/ Anthony Hamilton, Official Video) 4 . So In Love (46th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival 2013) 5 . Shame (w/ Eve & The A Group) 6 . So Gone (What My Mind Says) (w/ Paul…

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…

Sub Pop publish Nirvana’s debut album : ‘Bleach’ (1989)

Nirvana's 'Bleach' is their debut studio album recorded in Seattle and released on June 15, 1989 by Sub Pop. 1 . Blew (Reading, 1992) 2 . Floyd The Barber — Nirvana (Roma, 1991) 3 . About A Girl (MTV Unplugged) 4 . About A Girl (Reading, 1992) 5 . School (Reading,1992) 6 . Love Buzz (Reading, 1992) 7 . Negative Creep (Reading, 1992) 8 . Mr. Moustache & Negative Creep (Netherlands, 02/11-89]…

Earth, Wind & Fire release their ninth album : ‘I Am’ featuring ‘Boogie Wonderland’ & ‘After the Love Has Gone’ (1979)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'I Am' feat. 'Boogie Wonderland' & 'After the Love Has Gone' is their ninth studio album released on June 9, 1979 by Cbs. Track Listing : 1.In The Stone (Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster) - 04:48 . 2.Can'T Let Go (Bill Meyers, Maurice White, Allee Willis) - 03:28 . 3.After The Love Has Gone (David Foster, Jay Graydon, Bill Champlin) - 04:26 . 4.Let Your…

Paul McCartney releases his fourteenth solo album : ‘Memory Almost Full’ (2007)

Paul McCartney's 'Memory Almost Full' is his fourteenth solo studio album produced by David Kahne and released on June 4, 2007 by Hear Music. 1 . Dance Tonight (w/ Natalie Portman) 2 . Dance Tonight (w/ Kylie Minogue, Jools Annual Hootenanny 2007) 3 . Ever Present Pastt 4 . Only Mama Knows (Jools Holland 2007) 5 . That Was Me (Olympia) 6 . Feet In The Clouds 7 . House of Wax (Olympia) 8 . Paul…

Paul Simon releases his thirteenth solo album : ‘Stranger to Stranger’ (2016)

Paul Simon's 'Stranger to Stranger' by is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Roy Halee and released on June 3, 2016 by Concord.1 . Werewolf (The Fox Theater Atlanta GA 5/3/16) 2 . Wristband (Live from Here with Chris Thile) 3 . Stranger to Stranger Track Listing : 1.The Werewolf (Paul Simon) - 03:25 . 2.Wristband (Paul Simon) - 03:17 . 3.The Clock (Paul Simon) - 01:02 . 4.Street Angel…

The Steve Miller Band release ‘Book of Dreams,’ their tenth album (1977)

The Steve Miller Band's 'Book of Dreams' is their tenth album released in May 1977 by Capitol / Mercury 1 . Jet Airliner (Chicago) 2 . Jet Airliner (11/26/1989, Cow Palace) 3 . Winter Time (Chicago 2008) 4 . Winter Time (2007 LiVe) 5 . Swingtown (Live) 6 . Swingtown (11/26/1989, Cow Palace) 7 . True Fine Love (Busch Gardens 3-9-2014) 8 . Jungle Love (8/20/1983, Loreley Amphitheatre) 9 . Jungle…

Jeff Beck records his first album ‘Truth’ with Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood et al (1968)

Jeff Beck's 'Truth' is his debut album recorded with a band featuring Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood on May 14, 15, 25 & 26 1968 and released in August 1968 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Shapes Of Things (Jim Mccarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith) - 03:22 . 2.Let Me Love You (Jeffrey Rod) - 04:44 . 3.Morning Dew (Bonnie Dobson) - 04:40 . 4.You Shook Me (Willie Dixon, J. B. Lenoir) -…

Diana Ross releases ‘Diana’ featuring ‘Upside Down’ and produced By Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers (1980)

Diana Ross' 'Diana' is her eleventh studio album produced By Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers and released on May 22, 1980 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.Upside Down (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) - 04:04 . 2.Tenderness (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) - 03:52 . 3.Friend To Friend (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) - 03:19 . 4.I'M Coming Out (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) - 05:25 . 5.Have Fun…

Janelle Monáe releases her debut album : ‘ The ArchAndroid’ (2010)

Janelle Monáe's 'The ArchAndroid' is her debut studio album released on May 18, 2010, by Wondaland Arts Society / Bad BoyTrack Listing : 1.Suite II Overture (Janelle Monáe Robinson, Roman Gianarthur, Nathaniel Irvin III, Charles Joseph II) - 02:31 . 2.Dance Or Die (Janelle Monáe Robinson, Nathaniel Irvin III, Charles Joseph II, Saul Williams, Kellis Parker Jr.) - 03:12 . 3.Faster (Janelle Monáe…

Wes Montgomery records ‘Bumpin” for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery's 'Bumpin'' is his thirteenth album recorded on March 16, May 18, 19 & 20, 1965 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Bumpin' (Wes Montgomery) - 06:40 . 2.Tear It Down (Wes Montgomery) - 03:10 . 3.A Quiet Thing (Fred Ebb, John Kander) - 03:27 . 4.Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:25 . 5.The Shadow Of Your Smile (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:15 . 6.Mi…

Daft Punk release ‘Random Access Memories,’ their fourth album featuring ‘Get Lucky’ (2013)

Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' incl. 'Get Lucky' is their fourth studio album released on May 17, 2013 by Daft Life.Track Listing : 1.Give Life Back To Music (Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, Paul Jackson, Jr., Nile Rodgers) - 04:34 . 2.The Game Of Love (Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo) - 05:21 . 3.Giorgio By Moroder (Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo,…

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 Jimi Hendrix Experience release their debut album : ‘Are You Experienced’ featuring ‘Foxy Lady’ and ‘Red House’ (1967)

'Are You Experienced' by The Jimi Hendrix Experience is their debut album produced by Chas Chandler released on May 12, 1967 by Track Records.Track Listing : 1.Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix) - 02:46 . 2.Manic Depression (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:46 . 3.Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:23 . 4.Love Or Confusion (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:15 . 5.May This Be Love (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:14 . 6.I Don'T Live Today (Jimi…

Snoop Dogg releases ‘Bush,’ his thirteenth album produced by Pharrell Williams

Snoop Dogg's 'Bush' is his thirteenth studio album produced by Pharrell Williams and released on May 12, 2015 by Doggystyle Records.Track Listing : 1.California Roll (Calvin Broadus, Jr., Pharrell Williams) - 04:12 . 2.This City (Calvin Broadus, Jr., Kelly Sheehan, Pharrell Williams) - 03:33 . 3.R U A Freak (Calvin Broadus Jr, Pharrell Williams) - 03:45 . 4.Awake (Calvin Broadus Jr, Pharrell…

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…