Albums Released This Week (June 6 – 12)

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):


Jun 06

The Soft Machine —— Third ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
David Bowie —— Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, The ► Glam Rock >> 1972
The Rolling Stones —— Made In The Shade ► Blues-Rock >> 1975
The Cars —— Cars, The ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Toyah —— Blue Meaning ► Punk Rock >> 1980
Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Juju ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— Allies ► Folk-Rock >> 1983
Randy Travis —— Storms Of Life ► Trad Country >> 1986
Heart —— Bad Animals ► Album Rock >> 1987
Scritti Politti —— Provision ► New Wave/Synth-Pop >> 1988
The Moody Blues —— Sur La Mer ► Prog Rock >> 1988
Queen —— The Miracle ► Glam Rock >> 1989
Jackson Browne —— World In Motion ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Laura Branigan —— The Best Of Branigan ► Dance-Pop >> 1995
Paul Revere & The Raiders —— The Essential Ride ’63-’67 ► Pop-Rock >> 1995
Belle & Sebastian —— Tigermilk ► Chamber Pop >> 1996
The Gathering —— Nighttime Birds ► Alt Rock/Prog Metal >> 1997
Alice Cooper —— Brutal Planet ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Cheap Trick —— Rockford ► Arena Rock >> 2006


Jun 07

Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles —— Live! ► Jazz Fusion >> 1972
Lou Rawls —— All Things In Time ► Soul (Philly) >> 1976
The Beatles —— Rock & Roll Music ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Stray Cats —— Built For Speed ► Rockabilly >> 1982
Chicago —— Chicago 16 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1982
EPMD —— Strictly Business ► East Coast Rap >> 1988
Tiamat —— Sumerian Cry ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
Boston —— Walk On ► Arena Rock >> 1994
Paul Weller —— Stanley Road ► Rock ‘N’ Soul >> 1995
Robert Miles —— Dreamland ► Electro-Dream Trance >> 1996
Therion —— Crowning Of Atlantis ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal >> 1999
Paul Butterfield’s Better Days —— Live At Winterland Ballroom ► Blues-Rock >> 1999


Jun 08

Marvin Gaye —— The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye ► Soul – Motown >> 1961
Bob Dylan —— Self Portrait ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Bobby Womack —— The Facts Of Life ► Soul-Funk >> 1973
Paul McCartney & Wings —— Back To The Egg ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Hyaena ► Glam Rock >> 1984
José José —— En Las Buenas…Y En Las Malas ► Latin Pop >> 1990
Urge Overkill —— Saturation ► Alt Hard Rock >> 1993
Faith No More —— Angel Dust ► Hard Rock >> 1994
Black Sabbath —— Forbidden ► Hard Rock >> 1995
The Delgados —— Peloton ► Indie Pop-Rock >> 1998
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Californication ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1999
The Apples In Stereo —— Her Wallpaper Reverie ► Indie Pop-Rock >> 1999


Jun 09

Bonzo Dog Band —— Urban Spaceman ► Psychedelic Rock (Comedy) >> 1969
King Crimson —— Earthbound ► Prog Rock >> 1972
J. Geils Band —— Monkey Island ► Blues-Rock >> 1977
The Moody Blues —— Octave ► Prog Rock >> 1978
The Rolling Stones —— Some Girls ► Blues-Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa —— London Symphony Orchestra, Vol. 1 ► Classical Fusion >> 1983
Peter Gabriel —— Plays Live ► Prog Rock >> 1983
Genesis —— Invisible Touch ► Prog Rock >> 1986
Diana Ross —— Red Hot Rhythm & Blues ► Pop-Soul >> 1987
Del Amitri —— Change Everything ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1992
Brandy Norwood —— Never Say Never ► Hip Hop-Soul >> 1998
John Fogerty —— Premonition ► Folk-Rock >> 1998


Jun 10

Patsy Cline —— The Patsy Cline Story ► Country-Pop >> 1963
Elvis Presley —— Paradise, Hawaiian Style [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
The Beach Boys —— Friends ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
Eagles —— One Of These Nights ► Country-Rock >> 1975
Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Uprising ► Roots Reggae >> 1980
Rainbow —— Straight Between The Eyes ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Rod Stewart —— Body Wishes ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
The Kinks —— State Of Confusion ► British Rock >> 1983
Stevie Nicks —— The Wild Heart ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
The Beach Boys —— The Beach Boys ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
R.E.M. —— Fables Of The Reconstruction ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1985
Talking Heads —— Little Creatures ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1985
Candlemass —— Epicus Doomicus Metallicus ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal >> 1986
Hall & Oates —— Ooh Yeah! ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Carcass —— Swansong ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1966
Heart —— Alive In Seattle ► Album Rock >> 2003
Annie Lennox —— Bare ► Adult Alternative Pop-Rock >> 2003
Steely Dan —— Everything Must Go ► Jazz-Rock >> 2003


Jun 11

Them —— The Angry Young Them [UK] ► Garage Rock >> 1965
Burning Spear —— Social Living ► Roots Reggae >> 1980
Def Leppard —— High ‘N’ Dry ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— Live It Up ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Sugar Tax ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1991
Aaron Neville —— Warm Your Heart ► Pop-Soul >> 1991
Harem Scarem —— Mood Swings ► Hard Rock/Glam Metal >> 1993
Ash —— 1977 ► Punk-Pop >> 1996
George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars —— T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (The Awesome Power Of A Fully-Operational Mothership) ► Funk/Hip Hop >> 1996
Various Artists —— Melody [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 2002
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Mojo ► Album Rock >> 2010


Jun 12

Jimi Hendrix —— Band Of Gypsys ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
Neil Diamond —— Moods ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
John Lennon —— Some Time In New York City ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
Rod Stewart —— Camouflage ► Blues-Rock >> 1984
Bad Company —— Holy Water ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Fugazi —— Red Medecine ► Post Hardcore Rock ‘N’ Roll >> 1995
Asia —— Asia Live ► Prog Rock >> 2001
Roxy Music —— Concerto ► Prog Rock >> 2001
Electric Light Orchestra —— Zoom ► Pop-Rock >> 2001

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