Happy Birthday Jorge Ben. ‘Parabéns! Mas Que Todos, Jorge’

This day (March 22, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes a.k.a. Jorge Ben Jor , a Brazilian popular musician.Tracklist : Taj Mahal (2019) . São Valentin (2018) . Psicodália (2018) . País Tropical @ Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony . Zumbi / Bebete Vambora / Take It Easey My Brother Charles (2014) . Mas Que Nada (2012) . w/ Lucio Dalla - Mas Que Nada (2007) . Que…

Warner Bros. Records publish George Benson’s album : ‘In Flight’ (1977)

George Benson's 'In Flight' is an album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 05:58 . 2.The Wind And I (Ronnie Foster) - 05:04 . 3.The World Is A Ghetto (War) - 09:41 . 4.Gonna Love You More (Morris Albert) - 04:37 . 5.Valdez In The Country (Donny Hathaway) - 04:29 . 6.Everything Must Change (Berard Ighner) - 08:07 Antonin KratochvilALSO…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s tribute album to Billie Holiday : ‘Tony Bennett on Holiday’ (1997)

'Tony Bennett on Holiday' is a studio album recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday and released on February 4, 1997 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.(In My) Solitude (Eddie Delange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 02:57 . 2.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) - 01:44 . 3.When A Woman Loves A Man (Bernie Hanighen, Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Mercer) - 03:11 . 4.Me, Myself And I (Irving Gordon, Alan…

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…

Hollywood Records publish Seu Jorge’s ‘The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions,’ an album of covers of David Bowie songs (2005)

Seu Jorge's 'The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions' is an album (featuring a collection of David Bowie songs recorded in Portuguese for the film 'The Life Aquatic') released on November 22, 2005 by Hollywood Records.Track Listing : 1.Rebel Rebel (David Bowie) - 02:46 . 2.Life On Mars? (David Bowie) - 03:29 . 3.Astronauta De Mármore (Starman) (David Bowie, Nenhum De Nós) - 03:16 . 4.Ziggy Stardust…

Tony Bennett releases ‘Viva Duets’ an album recorded with Marc Anthony, Thalía, Christina Aguilera, Gloria Estefan, Juan Luis Guerra, Vicente Fernández and more Latin American singers…

Tony Bennett's 'Viva Duets' is a studio album recorded with Latin American singers and released on October 22, 2012 by Rpm / Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Best Is Yet To Come (Carolyn Leigh, Cy Colemanandres Castro, Edgar Barrera) - 03:38 . 2.The Way You Look Tonight (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) - 04:02 . 3.Steppin' Out With My Baby (Irving Berlin) - 02:02 . 4.For Once In My Life (Ron Miller,…

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On Broadway’ (1977)

George Benson's 'Weekend in L.A.' is a live album recorded between September 30 and October 2, 1977 and released In 1978 By Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Weekend In L.A. (George Benson) - 07:28 . 2.On Broadway Song Review (Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil) - 10:07 . 3.Down Here On The Ground (Gale Garnett, Lalo Schifrin) - 04:54 . 4.California P.M. (George Benson) - 07:04 .…

‘Duetos Brasileiros’ gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.

Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa - whose birthday is today, "Duetos Brasileiros" gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom Jobim, João Gilberto, Bebel…

Tony Bennett releases ‘Duets II’ recorded with seventeen famous guests (2011)

Tony Bennett's 'Duets II' is an album recorded with seventeen very famous guests and released on September 20, 2011 by Columbia. Track listing : 1.The Lady Is a Tramp (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 03:18 . 2.One for My Baby (and One More for the Road) (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 02:58 . 3.Body and Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 03:23 . 4.Don't Get Around…

Jazzin’Around Manha De Carnaval

Starting and ending with Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria's composition 'Manha De Carnaval', we have mixed 18 'Brazilian Music' tunes around the theme of 'Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria'. It has Noel Rosa, Jorge Veiga e Conjunto de José Meneses, Nora Ney, Wanda de Sa & Sergio Mendes and many more.

Dire Straits release their fifth album : ‘Brothers in Arms’ including ‘Money for Nothing’ (1985)

Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' feat. 'Money for Nothing' is their fifth studio album released on May 13, 1985 by Vertigo Records.Track Listing : 1.So Far Away (Mark Knopfler) - 05:12 . 2.Money For Nothing(Mark Knopfler, Sting) - 08:26 . 3.Walk Of Life (Mark Knopfler) - 04:12 . 4.Your Latest Trick (Mark Knopfler) - 06:33 . 5.Why Worry (Mark Knopfler) - 08:31 . 6.Ride Across The River (Mark…

Michael Bublé releases ‘Call Me Irresponsible,’ his fifth album (2007)

Michael Bublé's 'Call Me Irresponsible' is his fifth studio album released on May 1, 2007 by 143 Records., Track Listing : 1.The Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 03:05 . 2.It Had Better Be Tonight (Franco Migliacci, Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini) - 03:06 . 3.Me And Mrs. Jones (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Gary Gilbert) - 04:33 . 4.I'M Your Man (Leonard Cohen) - 04:59 . 5.Comin' Home…

Bebel Gilberto releases ‘Tanto Tempo,’ her third album (2000)

Bebel Gilberto's 'Tanto Tempo' is her third studio album, produced by Suba and released on April 25, 2000 by ZiriguiboomTrack Listing : 1.Samba Da Bênção (Vinicius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:47 . 2.August Day Song (Bebel Gilberto, Nina Miranda, Chris Franck) - 04:37 . 3.Tanto Tempo (Bebel Gilberto, Suba, Gilberto Gil) - 03:01 . 4.Sem Contenção (Bebel Gilberto, Gerry Arling, Richard Cameron) -…

Polygram release Paco de Lucía’s ‘Live in América’ (1994)

Paco de Lucía's 'Live in América' is a live album recorded with a sextet and released on March 22, 1994 by Polygram.Track Listing : 1.Mi Niño Curro (Rondeña) (Paco De Lucía) - 08:31 . 2.La Barrosa (Alegría) (Paco De Lucía) - 04:56 . 3.Alcázar De Sevilla (Bulería) (Paco De Lucía) - 08:54 . 4.Peroche (Tanguillos) (Paco De Lucía) - 06:28 . 5.Tío Sabas (Taranta) (Paco De Lucía) - 06:34 . 6.Soniquete…

Stevie Wonder releases ‘Conversation Peace,’ his twenty second album (1995)

Stevie Wonder's 'Conversation Peace' is his twenty second album released on March 21, 1995 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.Rain Your Love Down (Stevie Wonder) - 06:08 . 2.Edge Of Eternity (Stevie Wonder) - 06:01 . 3.Taboo To Love (Stevie Wonder) - 04:25 . 4.Take The Time Out (Stevie Wonder) - 05:05 . 5.I'M New (Stevie Wonder) - 05:41 . 6.My Love Is With You (Stevie Wonder) - 05:54 . 7.Treat Myself…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 12/52

Dean Martin & Tony Bennett, George Benson & Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck & Imelda May, Mavis Staples & Jonny Lang, Allman Brothers & Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen & Melissa Etheridge, Billy Joel & John Fogerty, Stevie Wonder & Chaka Khan, Dolly Parton & Elton John, John Denver & Glen Campbell, Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, Jorge Ben & Lucio DallaThey…

Happy Birthday Ry Cooder. ‘Catch Up With Ry’

This day (March 15, 1947), in Los Angeles, California, is born Ryland Peter 'Ry' Cooder, an American guitarist, singer and composer.Tracklist : The Prodigal Son (2018) . Jesus on the mainline (2017) . w/ Lenny Kravitz - When The Levee Breaks . w/ Ali Farka Tour - Goye Kur . Buena Vista Social - Official Movie Trailer . w/ David Lindley - Jesus on The Main Line (1995) . Little Village -The Late…

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…

Concord publish Sérgio Mendes’ ‘Timeless,’ a collaborative album produced by will.i.am (2006)

Sérgio Mendes' 'Timeless' is a collaborative album produced by will.i.am released on February 13, 2006 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben) - 04:22 . 2.That Heat (Will Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini) - 04:13 . 3.Berimbau/Consolacao (Vinícius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:22 . 4.The Frog (João Donato) - 03:50 . 5.Let Me (Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell) - 04:14 . 6.Bananeira…

Father John Misty releases his second album : ‘I Love You, Honeybear’ (2015)

Father John Misty's 'I Love You, Honeybear' is his second studio album co-produced withd Jonathan Wilson and released on February 9, 2015 by Bella Union / Sub Pop. Track Listing : 1.I Love You, Honeybear (Josh Tillman) - 04:38 . 2.Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins) (Josh Tillman) - 02:50 . 3.True Affection (Josh Tillman) - 03:56 . 4.The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apt. (Josh Tillman) -…

Chick Corea releases the album : ‘The Ultimate Adventure’ (2006)

Chick Corea's 'The Ultimate Adventure' is an album released on February 7, 2006 by Stretch.Track Listing : 1.Three Ghouls, Pt. 1 (Chick Corea) - 01:38 . 2.Three Ghouls, Pt. 2 (Chick Corea) - 0:02 . 3.Three Ghouls, Pt. 3 (Chick Corea) - 03:11 . 4.City Of Brass (Chick Corea) - 06:38 . 5.Queen Tedmur (Chick Corea) - 05:15 . 6.El Stephen, Pt. 1 (Chick Corea) - 06:39 . 7.El Stephen, Pt. 2 (Chick…

Happy Birthday Joshua Redman. ‘Joshua Free’

This day (February 1, 1969), in Berkeley, California, is born Joshua Redman, an American jazz saxophonist and composer .Tracklist : @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) . w/ James Farm - Farm (2018) . NattJazz (2017) . Blackwell's Message (Blue Note Milano, 2016) . As This Moment Slips Away (w/ The Bad Plus, KNKX, 2015) . Let It Be (Jazz in Marciac, 2013) . w/ James Farm - Two Steps, Chronos (2012) .…

As we wish, today, Robert Del Naja, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Massive Attack At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Robert Del Naja a.k.a.3D a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Massive Attack CREDITSPhoto : Jorge BarahonaAudio : Teardrop . Angel . Inertia Creeps . Risingson . Unfinished Sympathy . Paradise Circus . Dissolved Girl . Black Milk . Exchange . Safe From Harm . Video : Teardrop . Unfinished Sympathy . Angel . Karmacoma . Protection . Live With…

Arista Records publish Kenny G’s second cover album : ‘At Last…The Duets Album’ (2004)

Kenny G's 'At Last...The Duets Album' is his second cover album recorded with David Sanborn , Arturo Sandoval, LeAnn Rimes, Earth, Wind & Fire, Yolanda Adams, Daryl Hall, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Richard Marx, Barbra Streisand and more and released on November 23, 2004 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.(Everything I Do) I Do It For You (Michael Kamen, Robert John "Mutt" Lange) - 04:21 .…

Warner Bros. publish Rod Stewart’s tenth album : ‘Foolish Behaviour’ featuring ‘Passion’ (1980)

Rod Stewart's 'Foolish Behaviour' feat. 'Passion' is his tenth studio album released on November 21 1980 by Riva/ Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Rod Stewart, Phil Chen, Kevin Savigar, Carmine Appice) - 03:07 . 2.Passion (Rod Stewart, Phil Chen, Kevin Savigar, Jim Cregan, Gary Grainger) - 05:29 . 3.Foolish Behaviour (Rod Stewart, Phil Chen, Kevin Savigar, Jim Cregan, Gary…

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 .…

Nonesuch publish Caetano Veloso’s album : ‘Livro’ (1998)

Caetano Veloso's 'Livro' is an album released on November 10, 1998 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Os Passistas (Caetano Veloso) - 03:23 . 2.Livros (Caetano Veloso) - 04:31 . 3.Onde O Rio E Mais Baiano (Caetano Veloso) - 03:22 . 4.Manhatã (Para Lulu Santos) (Caetano Veloso) - 05:17 . 5.Doideca (Caetano Veloso) - 03:40 . 6.Voce É Minha (Caetano Veloso) - 03:44 . 7.Um Tom (Caetano Veloso) - 02:29 .…

Leona Lewis releases her debut album : ‘Spirit’ featuring ‘A Moment Like This,’ ‘Bleeding Love’ and ‘Better in Time’ (2007)

Leona Lewis ' 'Spirit' is her debut studio album recorded after she won 'The X Factor ' and released on November 9, 2007 by Syco Music.Track Listing : 1.Bleeding Love (Ryan Tedder, Jesse Mccartney) - 04:23 . 2.Whatever It Takes (Tony Reyes, Leona Lewis, Alonzo "Novel" Stevenson) - 03:27 . 3.Homeless (Jörgen Elofsson) - 03:50 . 4.Better In Time (Jonathan Rotem, Andrea Martin) - 03:54 .…

Eric Clapton releases his eleventh album : ‘Journeyman’ featuring ‘Before You Accuse Me’ and ‘Bad Love’ (1989)

Eric Clapton's 'Journeyman' is his eleventh studio album produced By Jill Dell'Abate & Russ Titelman and released on November 7 1989 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Pretending (Jerry Lynn Williams) - 04:48 . 2.Anything For Your Love (Williams) - 04:16 . 3.Bad Love (Eric Clapton, Mick Jones) - 05:11 . 4.Running On Faith (Jerry Lynn Williams) - 05:27 . 5.Hard Times (Ray Charles) - 03:00 .…

Carlos, Steve & Ry play for the Indians (1992)

October 10, 1992 - Carlos Santana will share the stage with brother Jorge Santana, Ry Cooder and Steve Miller for "All Our Colors - The Good Road Concert," a benefit to help Native American Indians at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California

Happy Birthday Jackson Browne

October 9, 1948 - Jackson Browne, American singer, songwriter & musician is 72. Happy Birthday SirJackson Browne 's 'Running on Empty' is his fifth album released on December 6, 1977 by Asylum. >> 'Jackson Browne' is his eponymous debut album produced by Richard Sanford Orshoff and released in January 1972 by Asylum. >> Jackson Browne' s 'For Everyman' is his second album…

Michael Bublé releases his sixth album : ‘Crazy Love’ (2009)

Michael Bublé's 'Crazy Love' is his sixth studio album released on October 9, 2009 by 143 Records..Track Listing : 1.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) - 04:14 . 2.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) - 03:07 . 3.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 03:08 . 4.Crazy Love (Van Morrison) - 03:31 . 5.Haven'T Met You Yet (Michael Bublé, Alan Chang, Amy Foster) - 04:05 . 6.All I Do…

Happy Birthday Gal Costa. ‘Costa Bella’

This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singerDigest Tracklist : O Que É Que Há . Estratosférica . Mansidão (2013) . Wave . Luz Do Sol (2006) . Sua Estupidez (2002) . w/ Caetano Veloso – Tá Combinado (1996) . Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1992) . Açai / Festa Do Interior (1982) . Jorge Ben & Gal Costa – Que Pena . Volta (1973) . Tracklist : Shirley…

Concord Records publish Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur,’ an album featuring among others Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder (2000)

Diane Schuur's 'Friends for Schuur' is an album featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder and released on September 26, 2000 by Concord Records.Track Listing : 1.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 04:26 . 2.I'D Fly (Riccardo Cocciante, Jean Paul Drean, Roxanne Seeman) - 05:07 . 3.For The First Time (Gerry Goffin, Ken Hirsch) - 04:44 . 4.It Might Be You (Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Joss Stone releases her second album : ‘Mind Body & Soul’ featuring ‘You Had Me’ (2004)

Joss Stone's 'Mind Body & Soul' is her second studio album released on September 15, 2004 by Relentless.Track Listing : 1.Right To Be Wrong (Joss Stone, Desmond Child, Betty Wright) - 04:40 . 2.Jet Lag (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) - 04:00 . 3.You Had Me (Joss Stone, Francis White, Wendy Stoker, Betty Wright) - 03:59 . 4.Spoiled (Joss Stone, Lamont Dozier, Beau Dozier) - 04:03…

Sony Legacy publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twentieth album : ‘Now, Then & Forever’ (2013)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Now, Then & Forever' is their twentieth studio album released on September 10, 2013 by Sony Legacy. Track listing : . 1.Sign On (Philip Bailey, Sharlotte Gibson, Austin Jacobs, Daniel McClain, Neal H. Pogue, Darrin Simpson) - 04:17 . 2.Love Is Law (Allen Bundy, Lee Hutson, Jr., Jairus Lemuel-Jada Mozee, Ric'key Pageot, Eric Rousseau, Meg Todd) - 04:20 . 3.My Promise…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Still Unforgettable,’ an album of standards (2008)

Natalie Cole's 'Still Unforgettable' is a studio album released on September 9, 2008 by DMI/Atco.Track listing : 1.Walkin' My Baby Back Home (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 02:59 . 2.Come Rain or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 03:08 . 3.Coffee Time (Arthur Freed, Harry Warren) – 02:28 . 4.Somewhere Along the Way (Kurt Adams, Sammy Gallop) – 04:42 . 5.You Go to My Head (J. Fred Coots,…

Happy Birthday Jeff Tweedy

August 25, 1967 - Jeff Tweedy, American musician, singer, songwriter, member of Wilco is 53. Happy Birthday SirMavis Staples ' "One True Vine" is her fourteenth album recorded with Jeff Tweedy from Wilco and released on June 24, 2013. >> Wilco's 'Summerteeth' is their third studio album produced by the band and released on March 9, 1999 by Reprise Records. >> Wilco is among the 40…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Back on the Block’ recorded with famous jazz, soul and hip-hop artists (1989)

Quincy Jones's 'Back on the Block' is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more.Track…

Sony release Celia Cruz’ last studio album : ‘Regalo del Alma’ (2003)

Celia Cruz' 'Regalo del Alma' is her last studio album released on August 5, 2003 by Sony International.Track listing : 1.Ella Tiene Fuego (El General, Sergio George, Jorge Luis Piloto) - 04:07 . 2.José Caridad (Alain Pérez, Gradelio Pérez) - 03:58 . 3.Ríe y Llora (Sergio George, Fernando Osorio)** - 04:10 . 4.Ay, Pena, Penita (León Quiroga) - 04:56 . 5.Diagnóstico (Marisela Verena) - 04:27 .…

Sun Ra records ‘Mayan Temples’ at Mondial Sound in Milano, Italy (1990)

Sun Ra's 'Mayan Temples' is an album recorded on July 24 & 25, 1990 and released the same year by Black Saint.Track Listing : 1.Dance Of The Language Barrier (Sun Ra) - 03:58 . 2.Bygone (Sun Ra) - 05:15 . 3.Disciple No. 1 (Sun Ra) - 04:57 . 4.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 07:02 . 5.Prelude To Stargazers (Sun Ra) - 05:17 . 6.Mayan Temples (Sun Ra) - 07:40 . 7.I'Ll Never Be…