Albums Released This Week (January 24 – 30)

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 24

Michael Jackson —— Got To Be There ► Soul – Motown >> 1972
Aretha Franklin —— Young, Gifted And Black ► Soul >> 1972
Debbie Gibson —— Electric Youth ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Skid Row —— Skid Row ► Heavy Metal >> 1989
David Crosby —— It’s All Coming Back To Me Now… ► Folk-Rock >> 1995

Jan 25

Cilla Black —— Cilla ► Brit Invasion Pop >> 1965
John Phillips —— John Phillips (John, The Wolf King Of L.A.) ► Country-Rock >> 1970
Phil Collins —— No Jacket Required ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Gary Moore —— After The War ► Roots Rock (Irish) >> 1989
Sarah McLachlan —— Touch ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Peter Frampton —— Day In The Sun, A ► Arena Rock >> 1994
New Kids On The Block —— Face The Music ► Teen Dance-Pop >> 1994
Alice In Chains —— Jar Of Flies ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Meat Puppets —— To High To Die ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994

Jan 26

Simon & Garfunkel —— Bridge Over Troubled Water ► Folk-Pop >> 1970
Chicago —— Chicago II ► Jazz-Rock >> 1970
Elton John —— Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Janet Jackson —— Control ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Public Enemy —— Yo! Bum Rush the Show ► Hip Hop >> 1987
David Lee Roth —— Skyscraper ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Live At The Royal Albert Hall ► Prog Rock >> 1993

Jan 27

The Beach Boys —— 20/20 ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Queen —— Flash Gordon ► Glam Rock >> 1981
The B-52’s —— Mesopotamia ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1982
John Lennon —— Milk & Honey ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Frank Zappa —— Does Humor Belong In Music? ► Comedy Rock >> 1986
The Replacements —— Don’t Tell A Soul ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1989
Slaughter —— Stick It To Ya ► Hair Metal >> 1990
The Human League —— Octopus ► Synth-Pop >> 1995
The Cure —— Join The Dots: B-Sides & Rarities, 1978-2001 ► Post-Punk >> 2004
Bruce Springsteen —— Working On A Dream ► Heartland Rock >> 2009

Jan 28

Gentle Giant —— Playing The Fool [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1977
J. Geils Band —— Love Stinks ► Blues-Rock >> 1980
Triumph —— Never Surrender ► Arena Rock >> 1983
Black Sabbath —— Seventh Star ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Rick Astley —— Hold Me In Your Arms ► Dance-Pop >> 1989
Guns N’ Roses —— Lies, The Drugs, The Sex ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Lou Reed —— Raven, The ► Art Rock >> 2003

Jan 29

Shalamar —— Friends ► Disco >> 1982
Huey Lewis & The News —— Picture This ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Yello —— Stella ► Electro Synth-Pop >> 1985
Fish —— Vigil In A Wilderness Of Mirrors ► Prog Rock >> 1990
The Divinyls —— Divinyls ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1991
Chicago —— Twenty 1 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1991
Susanna Hoffs —— When You’re A Boy ► Pop-Rock >> 1991

Jan 30

The Rolling Stones —— Rolling Stones No. 2, The ► Blues-Rock >> 1965
The Velvet Underground —— White Light/White Heat ► Alt. Rock >> 1968
Moby Grape —— Moby Grape ’69 ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO) >> 1969
T. Rex —— Futuristic Dragon ► Glam Rock >> 1976
Blue Öyster Cult —— Club Ninja ► Metal >> 1986
The Blue Nile —— Hats ► Synth/Dream-Pop >> 1989
New Order —— Technique ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1989

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