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The Beatles, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, The Byrds, Dionne Warwick, The Rolling Stones, Peggy Lee, Lena Horne, Tony Bennett, Beach Boys, Judy Garland, Dizzy Gillespie, Sam Cooke, Chubby Checker. They perform in the 12 ’60s Throwback’ Videos selected among the 173 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Sam Cooke records his tenth album : ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’…

Sam Cooke’s ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ is his tenth studio album (and one of his most successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCA Track Listing : 1.Twistin’ The Night Away (Sam Cooke) – 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) – 02:16 . 3.Twistin’ In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam […]

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Soul ’69’ is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin’ (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River’S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls […]

Atco Records publish Otis Redding’s debut album : ‘Pain in My…

Otis Redding’s ‘Pain in My Heart’ is his debut album produced by Jim Stewart and released on January 1, 1964 by Atco Records. Track Listing : 1.Pain In My Heart (Naomi Neville) – 02:22 . 2.The Dog (Rufus Thomas) – 02:30 . 3.Stand By Me (Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 02:45 . […]

Rod Stewart releases his fifth album : ‘Smiler’ featuring a duet…

Rod Stewart’s ‘Smiler’ is his fifth solo album featuring a duet with Elton John and released on October 4, 1974 by Mercury Records. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Little Rock ‘N’ Roller (Chuck Berry) – 03:43 . 2.Lochinvar (Pete Sears) – 00:25 . 3.Farewell (Martin Quittenton, Rod Stewart) – 04:34 . 4.Sailor (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) […]

Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their…

The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only’ is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown. Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 05:28 . 2.I’Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 05:49 . 3.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry […]

Mercury publish Rod Stewart’s fourth album : ‘Never a Dull…

Rod Stewart‘s ‘Never a Dull Moment’ feat. ‘You Wear It Well’ is his fourth solo album released on July 21, 1972 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Angel (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) – 03:32 . 2.Lost Paraguayos (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) – 03:57 . 3.Mama You Been On My Mind (Bob Dylan) – 04:29 . 4.Italian […]

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 […]

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after ‘Lady Soul’ by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) – 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:36 . 3.See Saw (Steve Cropper, Don […]

XL Recordings publish Bobby Womack’s twenty-seventh and final album :…

Bobby Womack‘s ‘The Bravest Man in the Universe’ is his twenty-seventh and final studio album produced by Damon Albarn and Richard Russell and released in June 12, 2012 by XL Recordings Track Listing : 1.The Bravest Man In The Universe (Damon Albarn, Harold Payne, Richard Russell, Bobby Womack) – 03:52 . 2.Please Forgive My Heart […]

Roy Hargrove Quintet releases ‘Earfood’ featuring…

Roy Hargrove Quintet’s ‘Earfood’ feat. ‘Strasbourg/St. Denis’ is a studio album released on June 2, 2008 by Emarcy / Universal. Track Listing : 1.I’M Not So Sure (Cedar Walton) – 05:51 . 2.Brown (Roy Hargrove) – 04:32 . 3.Strasbourg/St. Denis (Roy Hargrove) – 04:40 . 4.Starmaker (Lou Marini) – 07:56 . 5.Joy Is Sorry Unmasked […]

Elektra Nonesuch publish Bill Frisell’s twentieth album : ‘History,…

Bill Frisell‘s ‘History, Mystery’ is his twentieth album released on May 13, 2008 by Elektra Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.Imagination (Bill Frisell) – 01:51 . 2.Probability Cloud (Bill Frisell) – 04:45 . 3.Probability Cloud Part 2 (Bill Frisell) – 01:01 . 4.Out Of Body (Bill Frisell) – 02:27 . 5.Struggle (Bill Frisell) – 05:32 . […]

Decca publish ‘Small Faces’ debut album featuring…

Small Faces’ feat. ‘Sha-La-La-La-Lee’ is their eponymous debut album featuring Ronnie Lane as lead vocalist and released on May 11, 1966 by Decca. Track Listing : 1.Shake (Sam Cooke) – 02:55 . 2.Come On Children (Kenney Jones, Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott, Jimmy Winston) – 04:20 . 3.You’D Better Believe It (Kenny Lynch, Jerry Ragovoy) – […]

Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’…

Otis Redding‘s ‘The Soul Album’ is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco. Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) – 03:31 . 2.It’S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) – 02:47 […]

Otis Redding records ‘Live in Europe’ at the Olympia Theatre in…

Otis Redding‘s ‘Live in Europe’ is his first and unique live album recorded at the Olympia Theatre in Paris on March 21, 1967 and released during his lifetime by Volt/Atco. Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) – 03:00 . 2.Can’T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) – 03:20 . 3.I’Ve Been Loving You Too Long (Jerry […]