Albums Released This Week (April 18 – 24)

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):


Apr 18

Cilla Black —— Cilla Sings A Rainbow ► Rock ‘N’ Roll/Merseybeat >> 1966
The Pretty Things —— Emotions ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
The Miracles —— Renaissance ► Soul – Motown >> 1973
ZZ Top —— Fandango! ► Blues-Rock >> 1975
The Cure —— Seventeen Seconds ► Post-Punk >> 1980
Butthole Surfers —— Rembrandt Pussycat ► Post-Punk Hardcore >> 1986
Eric Clapton —— Crossroads ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
Timbuk 3 —— Eden Alley ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1988
Erasure —— The Innocents ► Alt. Dance >> 1988
Reba McEntire —— Reba ► Country-Pop >> 1988
Pixies —— Doolittle ► Garage Rock >> 1989
Tricky —— Maxinquaye ► Electronic Trip-Hop >> 1995
Black Label Society —— Stronger Than Death ► Heavy Metal >> 2000
Daniel Powter —— Daniel Powter ► Folk-Rock >> 2006


Apr 19

The Zombies —— Odessey and Oracle ► Art Rock >> 1968
Laurie Anderson —— Big Science ► Art Rock >> 1982
Jethro Tull —— The Broadsword And The Beast ► Prog Rock >> 1982
Ultravox —— Lament ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1984
Live —— Throwing Copper ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock >> 1994


Apr 20

Jethro Tull —— Benefit ► Prog Rock >> 1970
Paul McCartney —— McCartney ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Dr. John —— Dr. John’s Gumbo ► Roots Rock >> 1972
Rick James —— Come And Get It! ► Soul-Funk >> 1978
Ronnie Wood —— Gimme Some Neck ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Charlie Daniels Band —— Million Mile Reflections ► Southern Rock >> 1979
Amy Grant —— My Father’s Eyes ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1979
Dave Edmunds —— Twangin’… ► Roots/Pub Rock >> 1981
Bon Jovi —— 7800° Fahrenheit ► Arena Rock >> 1985
Pavement —— Slanted And Enchanted ► Garage Rock >> 1992
Dave Edmunds —— The Anthology (1968-1990) ► Roots/Pub Rock >> 1993
Aerosmith —— Get A Grip ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Little Feat —— Highwire Act: Live In St. Louis 2003 ► Southern Rock >> 2004
Prince —— Musicology ► Dance-Pop >> 2004
Jimmy Buffett —— Encores: Live ► Folk-Rock >> 2010


Apr 21

King Curtis —— King Soul ► Instrumental Soul >> 1960
The Mothers Of Invention —— Uncle Meat ► Art Rock >> 1969
ABBA —— ABBA ► Euro-Pop >> 1975
Ringo Starr —— Bad Boy [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Pete Townshend —— Empty Glass ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Accept —— Russian Roulette ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal >> 1986
Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Tinderbox ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1986
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Let Me Up (I’ve Had Enough) ► Album Rock >> 1987
X Japan —— Blue Blood ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1989
The Cure —— Wish ► Post-Punk >> 1992
Widespread Panic —— Light Fuse, Get Away ► Southern Rock >> 1998
Lou Reed —— Perfect Night: Live In London ► Hard Rock >> 1998
Ray Davies —— The Storyteller ► Pop-Rock >> 1998
Depeche Mode —— Sounds Of The Universe ► New Wave/Synth-Pop >> 2009


Apr 22

The Monkees —— The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
Iron Butterfly —— Live ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
Merle Haggard —— Hag ► Country Classics >> 1971
The Temptations —— Sky’s The Limit ► Soul – Motown >> 1971
Frank Zappa —— Apostrophe (*) ► Art Rock >> 1974
J. Geils Band —— Blow Your Face Out ► Blues-Rock >> 1976
Heart —— Magazine ► Album Rock >> 1978
Prince —— Around The World In A Day ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Chicago —— The Heart Of Chicago 1967-1997 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1997
Asia —— Live ► Prog Rock >> 1997
Son Volt —— Straightaways ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1997
Madonna —— American Life ► Dance-Pop >> 2003


Apr 23

Joe Cocker —— With A Little Help From My Friends ► Blues-Rock >> 1969
The Rolling Stones —— Sticky Fingers ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Stills, Stephen & Manassas —— Down The Road ► Country-Rock >> 1973
The Rolling Stones —— Black And Blue ► Blues-Rock >> 1976
Gentle Giant —— Interview [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1976
Burning Spear —— Marcus Garvey ► Reggae-Folk >> 1976
The Ramones —— The Ramones ► Punk-Rock >> 1976
Jethro Tull —— Too Old To Rock ‘N’ Roll, Too Young To Die [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1976
Judas Priest —— Sin After Sin ► Heavy Metal >> 1977
Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan At Budokan ► Folk-Rock >> 1979
Madness —— Complete Madness ► Ska >> 1982
Men at Work —— Two Hearts ► Synth-Pop >> 1985
Dave Mason —— Two Hearts ► Prog Rock >> 1987
Death Angel —— The Ultra-Violence ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1987
Dead Milkmen —— Metaphysical Grafitti ► Punk-Rock >> 1990
Joe Walsh —— Ordinary Average Guy ► Blues-Rock >> 1991
Wilco —— Yankee Hotel Foxtrot ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2002
Bob Dylan —— Together Through Life ► Folk-Rock >> 2009
Asia —— Omega ► Prog Rock >> 2010


Apr 24

David Bowie —— Diamond Dogs ► Glam Rock >> 1974
Cameo —— Cameosis ► Soul-Funk >> 1980
The Bee Gees —— This Is Where I Came In ► Pop-Rock >> 2001
Lou Reed —— Hudson River Wind Meditations ► Art Rock >> 2007
Patti Smith —— Twelve ► Hard Rock >> 2007

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