Albums Released This Week (October 11 – 17)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Oct 11

Cash, Johnny —— Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue Guitar >> 1957
Santana —— Caravanserai >> 1972
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Good Earth, The >> 1974
Joel, Billy —— Streetlife Serenade >> 1974
Summer, Donna —— Four Seasons Of Love >> 1976
Hot Tuna —— Hoppkorv >> 1976
Hall & Oates —— Beauty On A Back Street >> 1977
Kansas —— Point Of No Return >> 1977

Richie, Lionel —— Can’t Slow Down >> 1983
Simply Red —— Picture Book >> 1985
Love And Rockets —— Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven >> 1985
Pet Shop Boys —— Introspective >> 1988
Ministry —— Land Of Rape And Honey, The >> 1988
Young, Neil & Crazy Horse —— Ragged Glory >> 1990
Browne, Jackson —— I’m Alive >> 1993

Oct 12

Genesis —— Selling England By The Pound >> 1973
Who, The —— Odds & Sods >> 1974
James, Rick —— Fire It Up >> 1979
Stewart, Rod —— Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 >> 1979
U2 —— October >> 1981
Hall & Oates —— Big Bam Boom >> 1984
Cole, Lloyd & The Commotions —— Rattlesnakes >> 1984
Young, Neil —— Freedom >> 1989
Chicago —— Chicago XXVI: Live In Concert >> 1999
Duran Duran —— Astronaut >> 2004

Oct 13

Manfred Mann —— Manfred Mann’s Greatest Hits >> 1966
Hancock, Herbie —— Head Hunters >> 1973
Joel, Billy —— 52nd Street >> 1978
XTC —— Go 2 >> 1978
AC/DC —— If You Want Blood You’ve Got It >> 1978
John, Elton —— Victim Of Love >> 1979
INXS —— INXS >> 1980
Ramones, The —— Too Tough To Die >> 1985
Sting —— …Nothing Like The Sun >> 1989
Frehley, Ace —— Trouble Walkin’ >> 1989
Prince & The New Power Generation —— Love Symbol Album, The >> 1992

Oct 14

Jethro Tull —— War Child >> 1974
Kiss —— Alive II >> 1977
Ultravox —— Ha!-Ha!-Ha! >> 1977
Bowie, David —— Heroes >> 1977
Earth, Wind & Fire —— Faces >> 1980
Prince —— Controversy >> 1981
Zapp —— Zapp II >> 1982
Lauper, Cyndi —— She’s So Unusual >> 1983
Jam, The —— Snap! >> 1983
INXS —— Listen Like Thieves >> 1985
Iron Maiden —— Live After Death >> 1985
Wang Chung —— Mosaic >> 1986
ZZ Top —— Chrome, Smoke & BBQ: The ZZ Top Box >> 2003

Oct 15

Presley, Elvis —— Elvis’ Christmas Album >> 1957
Manfred Mann —— Mann Made >> 1965
Yes —— Yes >> 1969
Band, The —— Moondog Matinee >> 1973
Fleetwood Mac —— Mystery To Me >> 1973
Young, Neil —— Time Fades Away >> 1973
Toto —— Toto >> 1978
Summer, Donna —— On The Radio >> 1979
Ultravox —— Quartet >> 1982
XTC —— Big Express, The >> 1984
Talking Heads —— Stop Making Sense >> 1984
Lennon, Julian —— Valotte >> 1984
Motörhead —— No Sleep At All >> 1988
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— CSN [Box Set] >> 1991
Tubes, The —— Genius Of America >> 1996
Monkees, The —— Justus >> 1996
Bad Company —— Stories Told & Untold >> 1996

Oct 16

Supremes, The —— Bit Of Liverpool, A >> 1964
Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Live In Europe >> 1973
Franklin, Aretha —— You >> 1975
Thin Lizzy —— Johnny The Fox >> 1976
John, Elton —— Single Man, A >> 1978
Eurythmics —— In The Garden >> 1981
Thin Lizzy —— Life >> 1983
ZZ Top —— Afterburner >> 1985
All About Eve —— Scarlet And Other Stories >> 1989
Erasure —— Wild! >> 1989
Goo Goo Dolls —— Hold Me Up >> 1989
Simon, Paul —— Rhythm Of The Saints, The >> 1990
Osbourne, Ozzy —— Down To Earth >> 2001
New Order —— Get Ready >> 2001
McDonald, Michael —— In The Spirit: A Christmas Album >> 2001
R.E.M. —— R.E.M. Live >> 2007

Oct 17

Rolling Stones, The —— 12X5 >> 1964
Easybeats, The —— Vigil >> 1968
Jazz Crusaders, The —— Old Socks, New Shoes…New Socks, Old Shoes >> 1970
Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Street Survivors >> 1977
Dire Straits —— Making Movies >> 1980
Stacey Q —— Better Than Heaven >> 1986
Earle, Steve —— Copperhead Road >> 1988
R.E.M. —— Eponymous >> 1988
Waterboys, The —— Fisherman’s Blues >> 1988
Kiss —— Hot In The Shade >> 1989
Carlisle, Belinda —— Runaway Horses >> 1989
Bush, Kate —— Sensual World, The >> 1989
Lattisaw, Stacey —— What You Need >> 1989
Steely Dan —— Alive In America >> 1995
McLachlan, Sarah —— Wintersong >> 2006

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