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Tracy Chapman

Singing (and playing) With B.B. King

B.B. King who would have turned 94 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 […]

Miriam, Joe, Sting et al get together for Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday (1988)

June 11, 1988 – Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Sting, George Michael, Eurythmics, Graham Chapman, Lenny Henry, Al Green, Joe Cocker, Jonathan Butler, Freddie Jackson, Ashford & Simpson, Fry and Laurie, Wet Wet Wet,Joan Armatrading, Paul Carrack, Fish, Paul Young, Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, Bryan Adams, Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, Aswad, Sly & Robbie, Peter […]

Elektra publish ‘Tracy Chapman,’ her first self titled album…

‘Tracy Chapman’ feat. ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution’ & ‘Fast Car’ is her eponymous debut album released on April 15, 1988 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution (Tracy Chapman) – 02:40 . 2.Fast Car (Tracy Chapman) – 04:57 . 3.Across The Lines (Tracy Chapman) – 03:25 . 4.Behind The Wall (Tracy Chapman) – […]

Singing With Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of artists of all genres, either on records or in concerts. We have selected fifteen of them : Chris Martin, Kate Bush, Sinéad O’Connor, Jivan Gasparyan, Brian May, Johnny Clegg, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Papa Wemba, Laurie Anderson, Angun, […]

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

Lauryn Hill, Chrissie, Jimmy, Erykah et al pay tribute to Bob Marley (1984)

December 4, 1989 – Lauryn Hill, Chrissie Hynde, Jimmy Cliff, Erykah Badu, Queen Latifah, DARIUS RUCKER, Tracy Chapman, Busta Rhymes, Julian Marley, Chris Robinson, Damian Marley, Ben Harper, kymani marley, Toots Hibbert, The Wailers, Ziggy Marley, Eve, The Melody Makers attend The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute in Oracabessa Bay, Jamaica More Info

Tracy Chapman plays for a school (1988)

December 4, 1988 – Tracy Chapman takes part ‘unplugged’ in the second edition of the charity concert ‘Bridge School Benefit’ organized by Neil Young and Pegi Young at Oakland Coliseum Arena in Oakland, CA More Info

Elektra publish Tracy Chapman’s fourth album : ‘New Beginning’…

Tracy Chapman’s ‘New Beginning’ is her fourth (and biggest selling) album released on November 14, 1995 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Heaven’S Here On Earth (Tracy Chapman) – 05:23 . 2.New Beginning (Tracy Chapman) – 05:33 . 3.Smoke And Ashes (Tracy Chapman) – 06:39 . 4.Cold Feet (Tracy Chapman) – 05:40 . 5.At This Point […]

Tracy, Joan, Jackson et al celebrate Bill Graham (1991)

November 3, 1991 – a free concert is organized in Golden Gate Park to honor Bill Graham who passed away two weeks ago. Before the Grateful Dead who will close, expect to see Carlos Santana, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joe Satriani, Tracy Chapman, Bobby McFerrin, Joan Baez, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jackson Browne, […]

Elektra publish Tracy Chapman’s second album : ‘Crossroads’…

Tracy Chapman’s ‘Crossroads’ is her second album released on October 3, 1989 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Crossroads (Tracy Chapman) – 04:11 . 2.Bridges (Tracy Chapman) – 05:24 . 3.Freedom Now (Tracy Chapman) – 04:02 . 4.Material World (Tracy Chapman) – 03:02 . 5.Be Careful Of My Heart (Tracy Chapman) – 04:39 . 6.Subcity (Tracy […]

Singing With Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen, whose birthday is tomorrow – Happy Birthday BTW – has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected thirteen of them : John Fogerty, Tracy Chapman, Sting, Billy Joel, Michael Stipe, Mick Jagger, Paul Mccartney, Chuck Berry, Bono, Patti Smith, Elvis Costello, Axl Rose, Joan Jett Here, they are […]