ATCO release ‘Donny Hathaway,’ his second album produced by Jerry Wexler (1971)

'Donny Hathaway' is his eponymous second studio album Released on April 2, 1971 by ATCOTrack Listing : 1.Giving Up (Van Mccoy) - 06:20 . 2.A Song For You (Leon Russell) - 05:25 . 3.Little Girl (Billy Preston) - 04:47 . 4.He Ain'T Heavy, He'S My Brother (Bob Russell, Bobby Scott) - 05:55 . 5.Magnificent Sanctuary Band (Dorsey Burnette) - 04:24 . 6.She Is My Lady (George S. Clinton) - 05:33 . 7.I…

Douglas Records publish John McLaughlin’s ‘My Goal’s Beyond,’ his third solo album (1971)

John McLaughlin's 'My Goal's Beyond' is his third solo album dedicated to Indian guru Sri Chinmoy, his spiritual leade and released in June 1971 by Douglas Records. Track Listing : 1.Peace One (John McLaughlin) - 07:18 . 2.Peace Two (John McLaughlin) - 12:15 . 3.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Charles Mingus) - 03:20 . 4.Something Spiritual (Dave Herman) - 03:29 . 5.Hearts And Flowers (Theodore Moses…

Happy Birthday Dan Auerbach. Now it’s time for a ‘The Black Keys At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer & guitarist, Dan Auerbach a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Black Keys CREDITSPhoto : starbright31Audio : Tighten Up . Lonely Boy . Everlasting Light . Howlin' for You . Next Girl . Gold on the Ceiling . The Only One . Too Afraid to Love You . Black Mud . Sinister Kid . Video : Your Touch . Just Got To Be . Tighten…

Elektra Nonesuch publish Bill Frisell’s ninth album : ‘Nashville’ (1997)

Bill Frisell's 'Nashville' is his ninth album recorded in 1995/1996 in Nashville and released on April 29, 1997 by Elektra Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.Gimme A Holler (Bill Frisell) - 05:02 . 2.Go Jake (Bill Frisell) - 04:27 . 3.One Of These Days (Neil Young) - 04:51 . 4.Mr. Memory (Bill Frisell) - 03:59 . 5.Brother (Bill Frisell) - 06:03 . 6.Will Jesus Wash The Bloodstains From Your Hands (Hazel…

Happy Birthday David Grisman. ‘It’s A Dawg Day’

This day (March 23 , 1945), in Hackensack, New Jersey, is born David Grisman, an American bluegrass/newgrass mandolinist.Tracklist : Bells Of Camoglia (2020) . w/ Tommy Emmanuel – Blue Dawg (2019) . w/ Del McCoury – New River Train (2018) . Eat My Dust (2017) . Minor Swing (2014) . w/ Sam Bush ~ Summertime (2013) . My Last Days On Earth (2012) . w/ Mike Marshall – Mandolin Symposium (2012) . w/…

Tedeschi Trucks Band release their fourth album ‘Signs’ featuring ‘Hard Case’ (2019)

Tedeschi Trucks Band's 'Signs' is their fourth album recorded live to two-inch analog tape, co-produced by Derek Trucks, Jim Scott and Bobby Tis, featuring among other guests Warren Haynes & Doyle Bramhall II and released on February 15, 2019 by Fantasy(Source Tedeschi Trucks Band - Signs | Official Site)NPR There's such warmth to the playing, you can picture the band members standing in the…

Happy Birthday Susan Tedeschi

November 9, 19** - Miss Susan Tedeschi, American singer, guitarist co founder of The Tedeschi Trucks Band with her husband Derek Trucks is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissTracklist : w/ Derek Trucks,Warren Haynes - I'd Rather Go Blind . Soul Of A Man . w/ Tedeschi Trucks - The Sky is Crying . Wait For Me . w/ Tedeschi Trucks Band - Tiny Desk Concert . Just Won't Burn . Everybody's Talkin . Sweet…

Happy Birthday Elvis Costello. ‘About Costello’

This day (August 25, 1954), in Paddington, London is born Declan Patrick MacManus simply known as Elvis Costello, English singer and songwriterDigest Tracklist : Red Shoes (1977) . The Beat (1978) . Oliver's Army . High Fidelity . Watch Your Step (1981) . I Wanna Be Loved (1984) . You Little Fool . Everyday I Write The Book . I Wanna Be Loved (1984) . Little Palaces (1987) . w/ Chet Baker - You…

Happy Birthday Alison Krauss

July 23, 19** - Miss Alison Krauss, American singer and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissReleased on October 23, 2007, "Raising Sand" is a collaboration album by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. >> Paul Simon, Buckwheat Zydeco, Edie Brickell, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Neil Young, Rosanne Cash, Cyndi Lauper, Raul Malo, Leon Bridges will join forces at the Gershwin Prize Award…

Happy Birthday Béla Fleck. ‘Fleck Flick’

This day (July 10, 1958), in New York City, is born Béla Fleck, a banjo player, solo or with the Flecktones.Digest Tracklist : w/ Abigail Washburn- Let It Go (2018) . w/ Abigail Washburn- The Final Countdown (2015) . w/ Chick Corea - Mountain (2014) . w/ The Flecktones - Sinister Minister (2011) . w/ Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussein - Pile Up (2010) . w/ Tony Trischka Pete Seeger Tribute…

This week In Male Balladeers 22/52

Bryan Ferry, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Dan Auerbach, Elvis Costello, Country Joe McDonald, Pokey LaFarge, Chris Cornell, John Hiatt, Kevin Godley, Graham Gouldman, Jeff Buckley, Bill Withers They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 387 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Bryan Ferry - Don't Stop the Dance Lifted from :…

Dan Auerbach launches his new album in Nashville (2017)

May 31, 2017 - (only if you have won a ticket!), Dan Auerbach has invited Jerry Douglas, Duane Eddy and many other musicians for a private concert marking the release of his new solo album "Waiting on a Song" at Station Inn in Nashville, TN

Happy Birthday Taj Mahal. ‘Senor Mahal’

This day (May 17, 1942), in Harlem, New York, is born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks a.k.a Taj Mahal, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Keb' Mo' - She Knows How To Rock Me (2018) . Corrina (2016) . Queen Bee (2015) . Diving Duck Blues (2013) . Checkin' Up On My Baby (2012) . Senor Blues (2010) . w/ The Phantom Blues Band - New York (2012) . If The River Was Whiskey (2008) . w/ Eric…

Tommy Emmanuel’ s ‘Accomplice One’

Tommy Emmanuel' s 'Accomplice One' is his twenty sixth studio album featuring guests such as Jason Isbell, Mark Knopfler, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Douglas, Amanda Shires, Ricky Skaggs, J.D. Simo, David Grisman, Bryan Sutton, Suzy Bogguss and more and released on January 19, 2018 by CGP Sounds(Source Tommy Emmanuel' s 'Accomplice One' | Official Site)Tommy Emmanuel' s 'Accomplice One' AMAZON .…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

Capitol release Faith Evans’ fourth album : ‘The First Lady’ (2005)

Faith Evans' 'The First Lady' is her fourth studio album released on April 5, 2005 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out (Pharrell Williams, Terrence Thornton) - 04:06 . 2.Again (Faith Evans, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Venus Dodson, Jerry Harris) - 03:18 . 3.I Don'T Need It (Faith Evans, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) - 03:48 . 4.Stop N Go (Faith Evans, Carvin…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Me and Mr. Johnson,’ an album tribute to Robert Johnson (2004)

Eric Clapton's 'Me and Mr. Johnson' is his sixteenth studio album (tribute to Robert Johnson) released on March 23, 2004 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.When You Got A Good Friend (Robert Johnson) - 03:20 . 2.Little Queen Of Spades (Robert Johnson) - 04:57 . 3.They'Re Red Hot (Robert Johnson) - 03:25 . 4.Me And The Devil Blues (Robert Johnson) - 02:56 . 5.Traveling Riverside Blues (Robert…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Reptile,’ his fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston (2001)

Eric Clapton's 'Reptile' is the fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston and The Impressions and released on March 13, 2001 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Reptile (Eric Clapton) - 03:26 . 2.Got You On My Mind (Joe Thomas, Howard Briggs) - 04:30 . 3.Travelin' Light (J. J. Cale) - 04:17 . 4.Believe In Life (Eric Clapton) - 05:05 . 5.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:55 . 6.Broken Down…

Capitol Records publish ‘Today!’ The Beach Boys’ eighth album (1965)

The Beach Boys' 'Today!' is their eighth studio album produced by Brian Wilson and released on March 8, 1965 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Do You Wanna Dance? (Bobby Freeman) - 02:19 . 2.Good To My Baby (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:16 . 3.Don'T Hurt My Little Sister (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:07 . 4.When I Grow Up (To Be A Man) (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:01 . 5.Help Me, Ronda (Brian…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twelfth album : ‘Powerlight’ featuring ‘Fall in Love with Me’ (1983)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Powerlight' is their twelfth studio album produced by Maurice White and released on February 3, 1983 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Fall In Love With Me (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:54 . 2.Spread Your Love (Azar Lawrence, Beloyd Taylor, Maurice White) - 03:51 . 3.Side By Side (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:57 . 4.Straight From The…

Sony/Columbia publish Harry Connick, Jr’s concept album about New Orleans : ‘Oh, My NOLA’ (2007)

Harry Connick, Jr's 'Oh, My NOLA' is an album containing well-known songs associated with New Orleans, recorded with a his big band and released on January 30, 2007 by Sony/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Working In The Coal Mine (Allen Toussaint) - 03:36 . 2.Won'T You Come Home, Bill Bailey? (Hughie Cannon) - 03:56 . 3.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) - 03:24 . 4.Let Them Talk (Harry Carlson, Lew…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black' is an album (its title being borrowed from the Nina Simone song 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black) released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Oh Me Oh My (I'M A Fool For You Baby) (Jim Doris) - 03:42 . 2.Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin) - 04:00 . 3.Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin) - 03:15 . 4.Young, Gifted And Black (Nina Simone) - 03:34 . 5.All…

We remember John Lennon. ‘Slices Of Lennon’

This day (December 8, 1980 ), in Manhattan, New York, died Mr.John Winston Lennon a.k.a John Lennon, British singer, songwriter, co-founder of The BeatlesTracklist : Royal Show (w/ The Beatles, 1963) . At Ready,Steady,GO! (1964) . Live At Circus Krone-Bau (w/ The Beatles, 1966) . Revolution (w/ The Beatles) . Don't Let Me Down (w/ The Beatles) . You Make Me Dizzy Miss Lizzy (Toronto, 1969) .…

OutKast release their fourth album : ‘Stankonia’ featuring ‘Ms. Jackson’ (2000)

OutKast's 'Stankonia' is their fourth studio album recorded with many local Atlanta musicians and released on October 31, 2000 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Antwan Pattonandre Benjamin) - 01:09 . 2.Gasoline Dreams (Antwan Pattonandre Benjamin) - 03:34 . 3.I'M Cool (Interlude) (Antwan Pattonandre Benjamin) - 00:42 . 4.So Fresh, So Clean (Antwan Pattonandre Benjamin) - 04:00 . 5.Ms. Jackson…

Dion releases ‘Born To Be With You,’ his fourteenth solo album produced mostly by Phil Spector (1975)

Dion's 'Born to Be with You' is his fourteenth solo studio album produced by Phil Spector on six tracks and released in October 1975 by Phil Spector RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Born To Be With You (Don Robertson) - 06:51 . 2.Make The Woman Love Me (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 04:33 . 3.Your Own Back Yard (Dion Dimucci, Tony Fasce) - 03:50 . 4.(He'S Got) The Whole World In His Hands (Traditional, Phil…

Reprise Records publish Eric Clapton’s twelfth album : ‘From the Cradle’ (1994)

Eric Clapton's 'From the Cradle' is his twelfth studio (and a blues) album released on September 13, 1994 by Reprise Records.Track listing : 1.Blues Before Sunrise (Leroy Carr) - 02:58 . 2.Third Degree (Eddie Boyd, Willie Dixon) - 05:07 . 3.Reconsider Baby (Lowell Fulson) - 03:20 . 4.Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 03:16 . 5.Five Long Years (Eddie Boyd) - 04:47 . 6.I'm Tore Down (Sonny…

Zorn In Concert

From Montreux to Marciac via New-York, Hamburg and Warsaw, "Zorn in Concert" gathers seven hours of irrepressible inventiveness and musical genius.Track Listing : 1.Naked City (Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, 1990/07/19) - 94:00 . 1 - Intro . 2 - Osaka Bondage . 3 - Blood Is Thin . 4 - Igneous Ejaculation . 5 - Ujaku . 6 - Thrash Jazz Assassin . 7 - N.Y. Flat Top Box . 8 - Shangkuan…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spirit in the Dark’ featuring ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’ (1970)

Aretha Franklin's 'Spirit in the Dark' is an album released on August 24, 1970 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Play That Song (You Lied) (Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson) - 03:02 . 2.The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday'S Kiss) (Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins) - 04:41 . 3.Pullin' (Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe) - 03:38 . 4.You And Me (Aretha Franklin) - 03:34 . 5.Honest I Do (Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed)…

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.Digest Tracklist : You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) . Nessun Dorma (1998) . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J. Blige - Essence Awards . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times . Do right woman do right man (1988) .…

Mercury release ‘New York Dolls,’ their self-titled debut album produced by Todd Rundgren (1973)

'New York Dolls' is their eponymous debut studio album produced by Todd Rundgren and relased July 27, 1973 by MercuryTrack Listing : 1.Personality Crisis (David Johansen, Johnny Thunders) - 03:41 . 2.Looking For A Kiss (David Johansen) - 03:19 . 3.Vietnamese Baby (David Johansen) - 03:38 . 4.Lonely Planet Boy (David Johansen) - 04:09 . 5.Frankenstein (David Johansen, Sylvain Sylvain) - 06:00 .…

Happy Birthday Mick Jagger. ‘Live Like Jagger’

This day (July 26, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Sir Michael Philip Jagger simply known as Mick Jagger, English singer, songwriter, one of the founders of the The Rolling StonesDigest Tracklist : Not Fade Away (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1964) . As tears go by (1965) . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1967) . Little Queenie (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1969) . Dead…

Michael Jackson finishes the recording of his seventh album : ‘Bad’ featuring ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,’ ‘Man in the Mirror,’ ‘Smooth…

Michael Jackson's 'Bad' is his seventh studio album, recorded from January till July 9, 1987 and released on August 31, 1987 by Epic..Track Listing : 1.Bad (Michael Jackson) - 04:07 . 2.The Way You Make Me Feel (Michael Jackson) - 04:59 . 3.Speed Demon (Michael Jackson) - 04:01 . 4.Liberian Girl (Michael Jackson) - 03:53 . 5.Just Good Friends (Terry Britten, Graham Lyle) - 04:08 . 6.Another Part…

Columbia publish ‘MTV Unplugged : Tony Bennett’ featuring Great American Songbook (1994)

'MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett' is an album where he sings the Great American Songbook released on June 28, 1994 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:28 . 2.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 03:10 . 3.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 03:13 . 4.I Love A Piano (Irving Berlin) - 01:56 . 5.It Amazes Me (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 03:08 . 6.The…