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This week In Soul Artists 06

Al Jarreau, Randy Crawford, Irma Thomas, Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston, Thelma Houston, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross & the Supremes , Teddy Pendergrass, Frankie Beverly & Raw Soul, Maceo Parker, Charlie Wilson. They are the 12 Soul Artists selected among the 173 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Bill Evans records the album ‘The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2’ (1963)

Bill Evans’ ‘The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2’ is an album recorded on January 10, 1963 and released in 1992 By Milestone. Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 09:10 . 2.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) – 04:33 . 3.I Loves You Porgy […]

Weather Report record ‘8:30,’ a double live album for Columbia…

Weather Report’s ‘8:30’ is a double album recorded live (except for 2 tracks) in January–February 1979, produced by Joe Zawinul & Jaco Pastorius and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Black Market (Joe Zawinul) – 09:47 . 2.Scarlet Woman (Alphonso Johnson, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) – 08:42 . 3.Teen Town (Jaco Pastorius) […]

Singing with Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra whose birthday is today, has duetted with a myriad of artists We have selected thirteen of them : Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, Doris Day, Nancy Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elvis Presley, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald , Liza Minelli Here, they are reunited in one […]

Reprise publish Frank Sinatra’s album : ‘She Shot Me Down’…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘She Shot Me Down’ is an album produced by Don Costa and released in November 1981 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Good Thing Going (Going Gone) (Stephen Sondheim) – 03:53 . 2.Hey Look, No Crying (Jule Styne, Susan Birkenhead) – 04:27 . 3.Thanks For The Memory (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger) – 04:25 . […]

Duke Ellington records the ’70th Birthday Concert’ album in…

Duke Ellington’s ’70th Birthday Concert’ is a live album recorded at Colston Hall In Bristol, England on November 25 and at Free Trade Hall In Manchester, England on November 26, 1969. Track Listing : 1.Kinda Dukish/Rockin’ In Rhythm (Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Irving Mills) – 05:53 . 2.B.P. Blues (Duke Ellington) – 04:41 . 3.Take […]

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Live-Evil’ (1971)

Miles Davis’ ‘Live-Evil’ is an album (featuring live and studio recordings) released on November 17, 1971 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Sivad (Miles Davis) – 15:16 . 2.Little Church (Hermeto Pascoal) – 03:17 . 3.Medley: Gemini , Double Image (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) – 05:56 . 4.What I Say (Miles Davis) – 21:12 . […]

Weather Report record ‘I Sing the Body Electric’ for Columbia (1971)

Weather Report’s ‘I Sing the Body Electric’ is their second album (with two new members : percussionist Dom Um Romão and drummer Eric Gravatt) recorded during November 1971 and January 1972 and released on May 26, 1972 By Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Unknown Soldier (Josef Zawinul) – 08:00 . 2.The Moors (Wayne Shorter) – 04:45 […]

Stax publish Isaac Hayes’ album : ‘Black Moses’ featuring…

Isaac Hayes’ ‘Black Moses’ is a double album released in November 1971 by Stax Records Enterprise. Track Listing : 1.Never Can Say Goodbye (Clifton Davis) – 05:07 . 2.(They Long To Be) Close To You (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 08:58 . 3.Nothing Takes The Place Of You (Toussaint Mccall, Alan Robinson) – 05:29 . […]

Elton John releases his tenth album : ‘Rock of the Westies’…

Elton John’s ‘Rock of the Westies’, is a studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on October 24 1975 by DJM Records/ MCA Track Listing : 1.Medley (Yell Help/Wednesday Night/Ugly) (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 06:13 . 2.Dan Dare (Pilot Of The Future) (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 03:30 . 3.Island Girl (Elton John, […]

Singing With Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz who would have turned 93 today, has sung and danced with a myriad of artists Latin or not. We have selected thirteen (not counting the Fania All Stars) of them : Pete “El Conde” Rodríguez , Angela Carrazco, La India, Oscar D’Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Olga Guillot, Lola Flores, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Tito […]

Singing With Ray Charles

Ray Charles who would have turned 88 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Andy Williams, Michael Hutchence, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson Here, they are reunited in […]

Singing (and playing) With B.B. King

B.B. King who would have turned 93 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers and guitar players. We have selected twelve of them : Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Ray Charles, U2, Ruth Brown, Richie Sambora, Gary Moore, Tracy Chapman, David Gilmour, Luciano Pavarotti, Gladys Knight, Jerry Reed Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Last week In Singing Ladies 15

Kate Bush, Macy Gray, Rickie Lee Jones, Alicia Keys, Alanis Morissette, Gloria Gaynor, Lauryn Hill, Salt N Pepa, P!nk, Janet Jackson, Beyonce, Siouxsie & The Banshees. They are the 14 Singing Ladies selected among the 183 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Kate Bush […]

James Brown starts the recording of ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’…

James Brown‘s ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’ is a live double album (follow-up to his 1963 ‘Live at the Apollo’) recorded on June 24–25, 1967 and released in August 1968 by King. Track Listing : 1.Introduction To The James Brown Show (James Brown) – 00:31 . 2.Think (Lowman Pauling) – 02:55 . 3.I Wanna […]