Albums Released This Week (February 28 – March 6)

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 28

The Miracles —— Fabulous Miracles, The ► Soul – Motown >> 1963
Morrison, Van —— Moondance ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Styx —— Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1983
U2 —— War ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
“Weird Al” Yankovic —— In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody >> 1984
Queen —— Works, The ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Eric Johnson —— Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
AC/DC —— Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Bruce Springsteen —— Hammersmith Odeon, London ’75 ► Heartland Rock >> 2006


Feb 29

The Fall —— Frenz Experiment, The ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1988
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony —— BTNHResurrection ► Gangsta Rap >> 2000
Steely Dan —— Two Against Nature ► Jazz-Rock >> 2000


Mar 01

Elvis Presley —— Girl Happy ► Rock n Roll >> 1965
The Rascals —— Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Deep Purple —— Machine Head ► Heavy Metal >> 1972
Aerosmith —— Get Your Wings ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Roxy Music —— Manifesto ► Prog Rock >> 1979
Robert Hunter —— Liberty ► Country-Rock >> 1988
Ocean Colour Scene —— Ocean Colour Scene ► Brit Pop >> 1992
Beck —— Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock >> 1994


Mar 02

The Doobie Brothers —— Captain And Me, The ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Siouxsie & The Banshees —— Through The Looking Glass ► Post-Punk Alt Rock >> 1987
The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy —— Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury ► Alt Hip-Hop >> 1992
Apollo 440 —— Electro Glide In Blue ► Electronic >> 1997
Madonna —— Ray Of Light ► Dance-Pop >> 1998
Dimmu Borgir —— Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999


Mar 03

Walker Brothers —— Images ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Laura Nyro —— Eli And The Thirteenth Confession ► Soft Rock >> 1968
Gary Glitter —— Glitter ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Stevie Wonder —— Music Of My Mind ► Pop-R&B >> 1972
Bad Company —— Burnin’ Sky ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Patti Smith —— Easter ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa —— Zappa in New York ► Art Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa —— Sheik Yerbouti ► Art Rock >> 1979
Metallica —— Master Of Puppets ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
The Firm —— Mean Business ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Boogie Down Productions —— Criminal Minded ► East Coast Rap >> 1987
David Byrne —— Uh-Oh ► Prog Rock >> 1992
U2 —— Pop ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
U2 —— No Line On The Horizon ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2009


Mar 04

Gene Vincent —— Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps ► Rock n Roll >> 1957
ABBA —— Waterloo ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Police —— Live At Zellerbach ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Beatles —— Rarities ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Wang Chung —— Huang Chung ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1982
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Dazzle Ships ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1983
Thin Lizzy —— Thunder And Lightning ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Spandau Ballet —— True ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1983
Julian Cope —— Peggy Suicide ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
The Auteurs —— After Murder Park ► Glam Rock >> 1996


Mar 05

The Kinks —— Kinda Kinks [UK] ► British Invasion >> 1965
Paul Revere & The Raiders —— Hard ‘N’ Heavy (With Marshmellow) ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Jimi Hendrix —— Cry Of Love, The ► Ballad >> 1971
Charlie Daniels Band —— Windows ► Southern Rock >> 1982
Yngwie Malmsteen —— Rising Force ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
The Beloved —— Happiness ► Brit Pop/Dance-Pop >> 1990
Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. —— New Funky Nation ► G-Funk >> 1990
Morrissey —— Kill Uncle ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Gravity Kills —— Gravity Kills ► Industrial Electronica >> 1996
Humble Pie —— Live At The Whisky A Go-Go ’69 ► Hard Rock >> 2002


Mar 06

The Temptations —— Temptations Live! ► Soul >> 1967
The United States Of America —— United States Of America, The ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
The Temptations —— Psychedelic Shack ► Soul – Motown >> 1970
Janet Jackson —— Control ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
Rod Stewart —— Downtown Train ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
EMF —— Cha Cha Cha ► Synth-Pop >> 1995
Aerosmith —— Just Push Play ► Hard Rock >> 2001

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