Albums Released This Week (March 14 – 20)

Here’s a sampling of the best music ever made! – great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop which were released this week (and some related albums of note):


Mar 14

Waylon Jennings —— Folk-Country ► Trad Country >> 1966
Justin Hayward And John Lodge —— Blue Jays ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Def Leppard —— On Through The Night ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Joe Jackson —— Body And Soul ► New Wave Jazz-Pop >> 1984
Voivoid —— Rrröööaaarrr ► Thrash Metal >> 1986
Level 42 —— Forever Now ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1994
Bonnie Raitt —— Longing In Their Hearts ► Blues-Rock >> 1994
Collective Soul —— Collective Soul ► Southern Rock >> 1995


Mar 15

Jay & The Americans —— Sands Of Time ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Earth, Wind & Fire —— That’s The Way Of The World ► Soul-Funk >> 1975
Kiss —— Destroyer ► Hard Rock >> 1976
The Band —— Islands ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
Marvin Gaye —— Live At the London Palladium ► Soul >> 1977
Asia —— Asia ► Arena Rock >> 1982
Coverdale-Page —— Coverdale-Page ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Mötley Crüe —— Mötley Crüe ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Sammy Hagar —— Unboxed ► Hard Rock >> 1994
Blur —— 13 ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1999
Los Lobos —— Live At The Fillmore ► Roots Rock >> 2005


Mar 16

The Beach Boys —— Shut Down, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas —— King And Queen ► Soul >> 1967
Manfred Mann —— What A Mann ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
T. Rex —— Tanx ► Glam Rock >> 1973
Marvin Gaye —— I Want You ► Soul – Motown >> 1976
REO Speedwagon —— You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can’t Tuna Fish ► Arena Rock >> 1978
The Beach Boys —— L.A. (Light Album) ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Who —— Face Dances ► British Rock >> 1981
The Smithereens —— Green Thoughts ► College Rock >> 1988
Kid Rock —— The Polyfuze Method ► Rap Rock >> 1993
Jeff Beck —— Who Else! ► Instrumental Rock >> 1999


Mar 17

Grateful Dead —— The Grateful Dead ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO) >> 1967
Jackie DeShannon —— New Image ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
The Rascals —— Freedom Suite ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1969
Pink Floyd —— The Dark Side Of The Moon ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Works, Vol. 1 ► Prog. Rock >> 1977
Elvis Costello —— This Year’s Model ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1978
Bad Company —— Desolation Angels ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Depeche Mode —— Black Celebration ► Synth-Pop >> 1986
Ozzy Osbourne —— Just Say Ozzy ► Hard Rock >> 1990
k. d. lang —— Ingenue ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Melissa Etheridge —— Never Enough ► Roots Rock >> 1992
No Doubt —— No Doubt ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Paul McCartney —— Back In The World ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Bryan Adams —— 11 ► Pop-Rock >> 2008


Mar 18

Gene Vincent —— Gene Vincent Rocks! And The Blue Caps Roll ► Rock n Roll >> 1958
Peter, Paul & Mary —— Album 1700 ► Classic Folk >> 1967
Donna Summer —— A Love Trilogy ► Disco >> 1976
Iggy Pop —— The Idiot ► Punk-Rock >> 1977
Grace Slick —— Dreams ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1980
The Beatles —— Anthology 2 ► Pop-Rock >> 1996
Aerosmith —— Nine Lives ► Hard Rock >> 1997
The Allman Brothers Band —— Hittin’ The Note ► Southern Rock >> 2003


Mar 19

Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 1962
Jethro Tull—— Aqualung ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Cat Stevens —— Buddha And The Chocolate Box ► Folk-Pop >> 1974
Kiss —— Dressed To Kill ► Hard Rock >> 1975
America —— Hearts ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
The Doobie Brothers —— Takin’ It To The Streets ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Ozzy Osbourne And Randy Rhoads —— Tribute ► Hard Rock >> 1997
Depeche Mode —— Violator ► Synth-Pop >> 1990
Barenaked Ladies —— Born On A Pirate Ship ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1996
Jimmy Buffett —— Far Side Of The World ► Folk-Rock >> 2002


Mar 20

The Temptations —— Meet The Temptations ► Soul – Motown >> 1964
Elvis Presley —— Good Times ► Adult Contemporary >> 1974
Wild Cherry —— Wild Cherry ► Funk >> 1976
Praying Mantis —— Time Tells No Lies ► Heavy Metal (New Wave of British) >> 1981
Bell Biv Devoe —— Poison ► New Jack Swing >> 1990
Blue Aeroplanes —— Swagger ► Art Rock >> 1990
Iron Fire —— Thunderstorm ► Speed Metal >> 2000
Joss Stone —— Introducing Joss Stone ► Pop-Soul (Neo-Soul) >> 2007

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