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Billie Holiday

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’…

Anita O’Day’s ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Trav’Lin’ Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) – 03:58 . 3.Don’T […]

Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her…

‘Helen Merrill’ is her eponymous debut studio album recorded on December 22-24, 1954, with Clifford Brown and released in 1955 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Explain (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 05:08 . 2.You’D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) – 04:17 . 3.What’S New? (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – […]

Freddie Hubbard begins the recording of ‘Bolivia,’ an album for…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Bolivia’ is an album recorded between December 13, 1990 and January 14, 1991 In 1991 and released by Music Master. Track Listing : 1.Homegrown (Freddie Hubbard) – 08:41 . 2.Bolivia (Cedar Walton) – 06:54 . 3.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 06:31 . 4.Dear John (Freddie Hubbard) – 07:30 […]

Columbia publish ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ eponymous second album…

‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ feat. ‘Spinning Wheel’ is their eponymous second album released on December 11, 1968 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie [1St And 2Nd Movements] (Erik Satie, Dick Halligan) – 02:35 . 2.Smiling Phases (Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood) – 05:11 . 3.Sometimes In Winter (Steve […]

Motown publish Stevie Wonder’s eighth album : ‘For Once in My…

Stevie Wonder’s ‘For Once in My Life’ is his eighth studio album recorded when he was eighteen years old and released on December 8, 1968. Track Listing : 1.For Once In My Life (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) – 02:48 . 2.Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – 02:45 . 3.You Met Your Match (Lula […]

Annie Lennox releases her sixth album : ‘Nostalgia’ (2014)

Annie Lennox’ “Nostalgia” is her sixth studio album featuring a collection of her favourite songs from youth and released on October 27, 2014, Track Listing : 1.Memphis In June (Paul Francis Webster, Hoagy Carmichael) – 02:47 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) – 03:55 . 3.I Put A Spell On You (Screamin’ […]

Jose James attends Chicago Jazz Festival (2015)

September 4, 2015 – José James, backed by Leo Genovese (p, Fender Rhodes), Solomon Dorsey (b) and Nate Smith (d) sings Coltrane and Billie Holiday at “Chicago Jazz Festival” at Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park in Chicago, IL

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Possibilities,’ his forty-fifth album…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Possibilities’ is his forty-fifth studio (featuring a myriad of famous guests) album released on August 29, 2005 by Vector/Hear Music. Track listing : 1.Stitched Up (Herbie Hancock, John Mayer) – 05:27 . 2.Safiatou (Harold Alexander) – 05:25 . 3.A Song for You (Leon Russell) – 07:05 . 4.I Do It for Your Love […]

Randy Crawford and Joe Sample release ‘Feeling Good ‘ (2006)

‘Feeling Good ‘ by Randy Crawford & Joe Sample is an album released – thirty years after their first collaboration on ‘Everything Must Change’ – on August 21, 2006 by Pra Records. Track Listing : 1.Feeling Good (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 04:03 . 2.End Of The Line (John Edmondson) – 03:28 . 3.But Beautiful […]

This week In Soul Artists 26

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk Al Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 300 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]