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Hank Williams

A&M release The Carpenters’ fifth album : ‘Now &…

The Carpenters’ ‘Now & Then’ is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a drummer on almost all tracks and released on May 1, 1973 by A&M Track Listing : 1.Sing (Joe Raposo) – 03:20 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) – 04:50 . 3.Heather (Johnny Pearson) – 02:47 . 4.Jambalaya [On The Bayou} (Hank Williams) […]

Madeleine Peyroux releases ‘The Blue Room,’ her sixth album (2013)

Madeleine Peyroux’s ‘The Blue Room’ is her sixth album released on March 19, 2013 by Decca/Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Take These Chains From My Heart (Hank Williams) – 03:10 . 2.Bye Bye Love (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant) – 03:26 . 3.Changing All Those Changes ( Buddy Holly) – 03:09 . 4.Born To Lose (Ray Charles) […]

Elektra publishes ‘Ghost Town’ by Bill Frisell, his first with…

Bill Frisell’s ‘Ghost Town’ is his twelfth (and the first to feature solo performances, overdubs and loops) album released on March 7, 2000 by Elektra Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.Tell Your Ma, Tell Your Pa (Bill Frisell) – 05:18 . 2.Ghost Town/Poem For Eva (Bill Frisell) – 06:33 . 3.Wildwood Flower (A. P. Carter) – […]

Blue Note publishes ‘New Moon Daughter,’ an album of covers by…

Cassandra Wilson’s ‘New Moon Daughter’ is a studio album by .Released on March 4, 1996 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) – 05:33 . 2.Love Is Blindness (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr.) – 04:53 . 3.Solomon Sang (Cassandra Wilson) – 05:56 . 4.Death Letter (Son House) – 04:12 […]

Norah Jones releases her debut album ‘Come Away with Me’ featuring…

Norah Jones’ ‘Come Away with Me’ feat. ‘Don’T Know Why’ is her debut album released on February 26, 2002 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Know Why (Jesse Harris) – 03:06 . 2.Seven Years (Lee Alexander) – 02:25 . 3.Cold Cold Heart (Hank Williams) – 03:38 . 4.Feelin’ The Same Way (Lee Alexander) – […]

Sony/Columbia publish Harry Connick, Jr’s concept album about New Orleans…

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 […]

James Brown records ‘Soul on Top’ with conductor Oliver Nelson and…

James Brown’s ‘Soul on Top’ is an album recorded on November 10–11, 1969, with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra and released in 1970 By King. Track Listing : 1.That’S My Desire (Helmy Kressa, Carroll Loveday) – 04:10 . 2.Your Cheatin’ Heart (Hank Williams) – 02:59 . 3.What Kind Of Fool Am […]

Tony Bennett releases ‘Viva Duets’ an album recorded with Marc…

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’ […]

Huey Lewis & the News release ‘Sports,’ their third album…

‘Sports’ by Huey Lewis & the News is their third album released on September 15, 1983 by Chrysalis. Track Listing : 1.The Heart Of Rock & Roll (Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis) – 05:03 . 2.Heart And Soul (Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn) – 04:13 . 3.Bad Is Bad (Alex Call, John Ciambotti, Sean Hopper, Huey Lewis, […]

Ray Charles records ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume…

Ray Charles ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two’ is an album (following the success of Vol 1) recorded on September 5 and 7, 1962 and released in October 1962 by ABC-Paramount. Track listing : 1.You Are My Sunshine (Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)- 03:01 . 2.No Letter Today (Ted Daffan)- 03:01 . 3.Someday […]

Post Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music

On this day (and following the success of Volume One), Ray Charles begins the recording of “Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two.” As Marc Myers @ JazzWax puts it “the two volumes became landmark releases that shrewdly bridged the racial cultural divide, proving that music is about talent and passion, not the […]

Honky Tonk Men And Women

Featuring Kitty Wells . It Wasnt God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels . Ernest Tubb . Walking the Floor Over You . Webb Pierce . In the Jailhouse Now . Hank Locklin . Country Hall Of Fame . Lefty Frizzell . She ‘S Gone Gone Gone . George Jones . White Lightning . Hank Williams […]