Albums Released This Week (February 7 – 13)

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:

Feb 07

Rush —— Moving Pictures ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Earth, Wind & Fire —— Powerlight ► Soul-Funk >> 1983
Alan Parsons Project —— Ammonia Avenue ► Prog Rock >> 1984
Roy Orbison —— Mystery Girl ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Ray Davies —— Other People’s Lives ► Pop-Rock >> 2006

Feb 08

Manfred Mann —— Five Faces Of Manfred Mann, The ► Blues-Rock >> 1965
Uriah Heep —— Demons & Wizards ► Prog. Rock >> 1972
Jimmy Smith —— Root Down ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1972
Peter Hammill —— Silent Corner And The Empty Stage> 1974
Television —— Marquee Moon ► Punk-Rock >> 1977
Black Sabbath —— Cross Purposes ► Hard Rock >> 1994
Richard Marx —— Paid Vacation ► Adult Contemporary Pop-Rock >> 1994
Stratovarius —— Fourth Dimension ► Heavy Metal >> 1995
3 Doors Down —— Better Life, The ► Post-Grunge Alt Metal >> 2000
Joni Mitchell —— Both Sides Now ► Folk-Rock >> 2000
Asia —— Live At The Town & Country Club ► Prog Rock >> 2000

Feb 09

The Mother of Invention —— Burnt Weeny Sandwich ► Art Rock >> 1970
ZZ Top —— Tejas ► Blues-Rock >> 1977
Phil Collins —— Face Value ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Deacon Blue —— Fellow Hoodlums [UK] ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Mick Jagger —— Wandering Spirit ► Adult Contemporary >> 1993
Dinosaur Jr. —— Where You Been ► Alt. Rock >> 1993
Stratovarius —— Dreamspace ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Elvis Presley —— Sunrise ► Rock n Roll >> 1999
Bad Company —— Hard Rock Live ► Hard Rock >> 2010

Feb 10

The Troggs —— Trogglodynamite ► Garage Rock >> 1967
Buffalo Springfield —— Retrospective: The Best Of Buffalo Springfield ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Diana Ross —— Diana Ross ► Soul – Motown >> 1976
John Cale —— Church Of Anthrax ► Art Rock >> 1971
Carole King —— Tapestry ► Female Vocalist >> 1971
Dusty Springfield —— It Begins Again ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Judas Priest —— Stained Class ► Heavy Metal >> 1978
Van Halen —— Van Halen ► Hard Rock >> 1978
John Lennon —— Live In New York City ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Manic Street Preachers —— Generation Terrorists ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Wet Wet Wet —— High On The Happy Side ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1992
Blur —— Blur ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1997
Yngwie Malmsteen —— Facing The Animal ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
Melissa Etheridge —— Lucky ► Roots Rock >> 2004

Feb 11

The Rolling Stones —— Between the Buttons ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Blue Öyster Cult —— Tyranny And Mutation ► Heavy Metal >> 1973
Jethro Tull —— Songs From The Wood ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Golden Earring —— N.E.W.S. ► Hard Rock >> 1984
The Firm —— The Firm ► British Rock >> 1985
Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Beautiful World ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
Hall & Oates —— Do It For Love ► Pop-Rock >> 2003

Feb 12

The Three Souls —— Soul Sounds ► Soul-Jazz >> 1965
The Allman Brothers Band —— Eat A Peach ► Southern Rock >> 1972
Olivia Newton-John —— Have You Ever Been Mellow ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Bryan Adams —— Bryan Adams ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
XTC —— English Settlement ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1982

Feb 13

The Rolling Stones —— Rolling Stones, Now!, The ► Blues-Rock >> 1965
Black Sabbath —— Black Sabbath ► Hard Rock >> 1970
Thompson Twins —— Into The Gap ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
Jermaine Jackson —— Precious Moments ► Soul-dance-pop >> 1986
The Black Crowes —— Shake Your Money Maker ► Southern Rock >> 1990
Jackson Browne —— Looking East ► Folk-Rock >> 1996

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