Albums Released This Week (January 17 – 23)

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:

Jan 17

Simon & Garfunkel —— Sounds Of Silence ► Folk-Pop >> 1966
Bob Dylan —— Planet Waves ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Bob Dylan —— Blood On The Tracks ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
John Foxx —— Metamatic ► New Wave Electronic Pop >> 1980
Black Sabbath —— Live Evil ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Smokey Robinson —— Yes It’s You Lady ► Soul – Motown >> 1983
Sting —— Soul Cages, The ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Green Day —— Kerplunk ► Alt. Rock >> 1992

Jan 18

Smokey Robinson —— Deep In My Soul ► Soul – Motown >> 1977
Diana Ross —— Evening With Diana Ross, An ► Soul – Motown >> 1977
Gentle Giant —— Playing The Fool ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Warren Zevon —— Excitable Boy ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Sheena Easton —— Sheena Easton ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Jean-Luc Ponty —— Mystical Adventures ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1982
Bryan Adams —— Cuts Like A Knife ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Soul Asylum—— Made To Be Broken ► Alt. Rock/Garage Rock >> 1986
ZZ Top —— Antenna ► Blues-Rock >> 1994

Jan 19

The Manhattan Transfer —— Pastiche ► Jazz-Pop >> 1978
Frank Zappa —— Sleep Dirt ► Art Rock >> 1979
The Pretenders —— Pretenders ► Post-Punk >> 1980
Styx —— Paradise Theater ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1981
Megadeth —— So Far, So Good…So What! ► Heavy Metal >> 1988
Fairport Convention —— Jewel In The Crown ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
Genesis —— Way We Walk, The, Vol. 2 (The Longs) ► Prog Rock >> 1993

Jan 20

The Beatles —— Meet the Beatles! ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
The Rolling Stones —— Between the Buttons ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Jerry Garcia —— Garcia ► Album Rock >> 1972
Jimmy Buffett —— Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
Gerry Rafferty —— City To City ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Journey —— Infinity ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1978
XTC —— White Music ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
Def Leppard —— Pyromania ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Bruce Willis —— Return Of Bruno, The ► Pop-Soul >> 1987
Ace Frehley —— Loaded Deck ► Pop-Metal >> 1998

Jan 21

Them —— Them Again [UK] ► Garage Rock >> 1966
Canned Heat —— Boogie With Canned Heat ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Simon & Garfunkel —— Graduate, The [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Pop >> 1968
Ashford & Simpson —— So So Satisfied ► Soul/Quiet Storm >> 1977
Split Enz —— True Colours ► Power Pop >> 1980
Loudness —— Law Of The Devil’s Land, The ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Eurythmics —— Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
Bon Jovi —— Bon Jovi ► Hard Rock >> 1984
The Pretenders —— Learning To Crawl ► Post-Punk >> 1984

Jan 22

Aretha Franklin —— Lady Soul ► Soul >> 1968
Spirit —— Spirit ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968

Jan 23

The Supremes —— Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland, The ► Soul – Motown >> 1967
Family —— Song For Me, A ► Prog Rock >> 1970
Rick Wakeman —— Six Wives Of Henry VIII, The ► Prog Rock >> 1973
The Kinks —— Schoolboys In Disgrace ► Rock >> 1976
David Bowie —— Station To Station ► Glam Rock >> 1976
Pink Floyd —— Animals ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Trust ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
David Crosby —— Oh Yes I Can ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Little Feat —— Rocky Mountain Jam ► Southern Rock >> 2007

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