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Covers By Lady Gaga

Besides her own songs, Lady Gaga, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – can sing (almost) everything else. We have found twelve original (and somewhat classic) songs Gaga has covered in public or on television. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . I Wish Performed at : The […]

Singing With Elton John

Elton John whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of “contemporary” artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Leon Russell, Andrea Bocelli, K.D. Lang, Dolly Parton, Joss Stone, Shania Twain, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, Rod Stewart, Rihanna, Anastacia Here, they are reunited […]

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long…

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianist Digest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 17

Dean Martin & Tony Bennett, George Benson & Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck & Imelda May, Mavis Staples & Johnny 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, […]

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard ‘Bill’ Frisell, an American guitarist. Tracklist : @ Jazz & Wine Of Peace (2019) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come […]

Happy Birthday Peter Gabriel. ‘Big Timer’

This day (February 13, 1950), in Chobham, Surrey, England, is born Peter Brian Gabriel simply known as Peter Gabriel, English singer and songwriter , best known as original singer with Genesis before going solo and co-founding the WOMAD festival Tracklist : Musical Box (w/ Genesis) . Twilight Alehouse (w/ Genesis, Brussels, 1972) . Watcher of […]

Happy Birthday Roberta Flack. ‘Sophisticated Lady’

This day (February 10, 1939), in Black Mountain, North Carolina,, is born Roberta Flack an American singer, songwriter and musician. Tracklist : Feel Like Making Love . w/ The Fugees – Killing Me Softly (1996) . Imagine . Back Together Again . w/ Peabo Bryson – Tonight I Celebrate My Love . Killing Me Softly […]

Happy Birthday Joan Baez. ‘Here’s To Joan’

This day (January 9, 1941), in Staten Island, New York, is born Joan Chandos Baez simply known as Joan Baez, an American folk singer and activist. Tracklist : It Aint Me Babe (BBC Television 1965) . With God on Our Side (1966) . Tears Of Rage (1968) . One Day at a Time (Woodstock, 1969) […]

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 Beatles Tracklist : 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 […]

Sarah Vaughan ends the recording of ‘A Time in My Life’ (1971)

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘A Time in My Life’ is a studio album (arranged by Ernie Wilkins and recorded between November 16 and 26, 1971 and released in 1972 By Mainstream. Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Marvin Gaye, James Nyx) – 04:08 . 2.Imagine (John Lennon) – 04:36 . 3.Sweet Gingerbread Man […]

We remember Freddie Mercury. ‘Freddie The Great’

This day (November 24, 1991), in Kensington, London, England, died Mr.Farrokh Bulsara a.k.a Freddie Mercury, British singer, lead vocalist of Queen Digest Tracklist : Living On My Own(1993) . Keep Yourself Alive (w/ Queen, 1973) . Killer Queen (w/ Queen, Top Of The Pops, 1974) . Bohemian Rhapsody (w/ Queen, Odeon Hammersmith, 1975) . You […]

Happy Birthday Neil Young. ‘Young Forever’

This day (November 12, 1945), in Toronto, Canada, is born Neil Percival Young simply known as Neil Young , Canadian musician, singer-songwriter, activist, member of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young before embarking in a long solo carreer Digest Tracklist : For What It’s Worth / Mr Soul (w/Buffalo Springfield) . Down By […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 27

Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, Hiromi, Count Basie, Judy Garland. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 252 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Herbie […]

Singing Lennon

To Celebrate John Lennon, would have turned 79 today, we have selected twelve solo artists or bands who have covered his compositions. They are Kat Edmonson, Bryan Ferry, David Gilmour, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Arcade Fire, Juanes, A Ha, Marianne Faithfull, Ringo Starr, Queen, Paul Weller, Al Green, Lou Reed Here, they are reunited in one […]

We remember Toots Thielemans. ‘Toots, 94, Une (dernière) Fois’

This day (August 22, 2016), in Brussels, Belgium, died Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans a.k.a Toots Thielemans, a Belgian jazz musician well known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20th century.