Albums Released This Week (February 14 – 20)

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 14

Neil Young —— Harvest ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Roy Harper —— Valentine ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Heart —— Dreamboat Annie ► Album Rock >> 1976
George Harrison —— George Harrison ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
Heart —— Bebe Le Strange ► Album Rock >> 1980
Various Artists —— Footloose [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
The Smiths —— Meat Is Murder ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1985
Honeymoon Suite —— Big Prize, The ► Arena Rock >> 1986
Belly —— King ► Alt Rock/Dream Pop >> 1995


Feb 15

Brenda Lee —— Brenda Lee Sings Top Teen Hits ► Country-Pop >> 1965
The Monkees —— Instant Replay ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Deep Purple —— Burn ► Heavy Metal >> 1974
Rush —— Fly By Night ► Arena Rock >> 1975
America —— Harbor ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
Graham Nash —— Earth & Sky ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Get Happy!! ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1980
Jimmy Page —— Death Wish II [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock >> 1982
Anathema —— Serenades ► Goth/Doom Metal >> 1993
The Cure —— Bloodflowers ► Post-Punk >> 2000
Tracy Chapman —— Telling Stories ► Folk-Rock >> 2000


Feb 16

Badfinger —— Magic Christian Music ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Simon & Garfunkel —— Concert In Central Park, The ► Folk-Pop >> 1982
Possessed —— Seven Churches ► Heavy/Death Metal >> 1985
All About Eve —— All About Eve ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Goth Pop >> 1988
The Church —— Starfish ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1988
Einstürzende Neubatuten —— Tabula Rasa ► Industrial Electronica >> 1993
The Creatures —— Anima Animus ► Punk/goth >> 1999
New Kids On The Block —— Greatest Hits ► Teen Dance-Pop >> 1999


Feb 17

John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers —— Hard Road, A ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
The Temptations —— Cloud Nine ► Soul >> 1969
AC/DC —— High Voltage [Australia] ► Hard Rock >> 1975
Eagles —— Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) ► Country-Rock >> 1976
Kate Bush —— Kick Inside, The ► Art Rock >> 1978
Eric Clapton —— Another Ticket ► Blues-Rock >> 1981
Willie Nelson —— Tougher Than Leather ► Outlaw Country >> 1983
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Budapest Live ► British Rock >> 1984
King Diamond —— Fatal Portrait ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
Lee Aaron —— Lee Aaron ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Blink-182 —— Cheshire Cat ► Punk-Pop >> 1994
Ash —— Live At The Wireless ► Punk-Pop >> 1997
Spirit —— Made In Germany ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1997
Blood Duster —— Str8 Outta Northcote ► Heavy/Grind Metal >> 1998


Feb 18

Brenda Lee —— Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop >> 1963
Tony Bennett —— I Wanna Be Around… ► Easy Listening >> 1963
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Manfred Mann’s Earth Band ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Kiss —— Kiss ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Sham 69 —— Tell Us The Truth ► Punk Rock >> 1978
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Somewhere In Afrika ► British Rock >> 1983
Jackson Browne —— Lives In The Balance ► Folk-Rock >> 1986
Live —— Secret Samadhi ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock >> 1997


Feb 19

The Rascals —— Once Upon A Dream ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1968
Yes —— Yes Album, The ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Split Enz —— Frenzy [New Zealand] ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Fall —— Extricate ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1990
Dinosaur Jr. —— Green Mind ► Alt. Rock >> 1991
The Fixx —— Ink ► Techno-Pop >> 1991
Joni Mitchell —— Night Ride Home ► Folk-Rock >> 1991
Ace Of Base —— Happy Nation ► Euro-Dance Pop >> 1993
Bruce Dickinson —— Skunkworks ► Heavy Metal >> 1996
Humble Pie —— Back On Track ► Hard Rock >> 2002


Feb 20

Buddy Holly —— Buddy Holly ► Pop-Rock >> 1958
Elvis Presley —— Elvis Now ► Adult Contemporary >> 1972
Tangerine Dream —— Phaedra ► Art Rock >> 1974
The Smiths —— Smiths, The ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1984
Talk Talk —— Colour Of Spring, The ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1986
Fine Young Cannibals —— Raw And The Cooked, The ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1989
Everything But The Girl —— Language Of Life, The ► Electro-Pop >> 1990
Butthole Surfers —— Piouhgd ► Post-Punk Hardcore >> 1991
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Murder Ballads ► Alt Rock >> 1996
Lou Reed —— Set The Twilight Reeling ► Hard Rock >> 1996

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