Albums Released This Week (July 11 – 17)

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):


Jul 11

King Curtis —— Party Time ► Jazz-Soul >> 1961
The Doors —— Waiting For The Sun ► Psych Rock >> 1968
Fleetwood Mac —— Fleetwood Mac ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Ultravox —— Vienna ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1980
Shalamar —— The Look ► Disco >> 1983
Joy Division —— Substance ► Post-Punk >> 1988
Kyuss —— …And The Circus Leaves Town ► Heavy Metal/Stoner Rock >> 1995
Mötley Crüe —— New Tattoo ► Heavy Metal >> 2000
Anti-Nowhere League —— Out Of Control ► Punk Rock >> 2000


Jul 12

Kenny Loggins —— Nightwatch ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Eurythmics —— Revenge ► Synth-Pop >> 1986
Bananarama —— True Confessions ► New Wave Dance-Pop >> 1986
Amorphis —— Tales From The Thousand Lakes ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1994
Witness —— Before The Calm ► Electronic/Lo-Fi >> 1999


Jul 13

The Beach Boys —— All Summer Long ► Sunshine Pop >> 1964
Grateful Dead —— History Of The Grateful Dead, Vol. 1 (Bear’s Choice) ► Country-Rock >> 1973
Jethro Tull —— A Passion Play [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Bob Dylan —— Pat Garret & Billy The Kid ► Folk-Rock >> 1973
Killing Joke —— Fire Dances ► Heavy Metal/Post-Punk >> 1983
Ian Gillan —— Naked Thunder ► Hard Rock >> 1990
George Harrison —— Live In Japan ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Matthew Sweet —— Altered Beast ► Power Pop >> 1993
Gang Starr —— Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr ► East Coast Rap >> 1999
Jimmy Buffett —— License To Chill ► Country-Rock >> 2004


Jul 14

The Bee Gees —— Bee Gees’ 1st ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Supertramp —— Supertramp ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1970
Talking Heads —— More Songs About Buildings And Food ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1978
Bob Dylan —— Knocked Out Loaded ► Folk-Rock >> 1986
Megadeth —— Countdown To Extinction ► Heavy Metal >> 1992
Ace Of Base —— Flowers ► Euro-Dance Pop >> 1998


Jul 15

The Yardbirds —— Roger The Engineer ► British Invasion >> 1966
Neil Diamond —— Moods ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
Donnie Iris —— Back On The Streets ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
America —— A View From The Ground ► Folk-Rock >> 1982
Big Country —— The Crossing ► New Wave/Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
The Damned —— Phantasmagoria ► Goth Rock >> 1985
Lionel Richie —— Dancing On The Ceiling ► Soul-Dance >> 1986
Spandau Ballet —— Through The Barricades ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1986
The Samples —— Outpost ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1996
The Dandy Warhols —— …The Dandy Warhols Come Down ► Psych Rock >> 1997
Sarah McLachlan —— Surfacing ► Folk-Rock >> 1997
Dwight Yoakam —— Under The Covers ► Alt Country-Rock >> 1997


Jul 16

Gentle Giant —— Acquiring The Taste [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Neil Young —— On The Beach ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Earth, Wind & Fire —— I Am ► Soul-Funk >> 1979
Rick James —— Garden Of Love ► Soul-Funk >> 1980
The Beach Boys —— Rare Early Recordings ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Warren Zevon —— The Envoy ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Persuader —— The Hunter ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 2000
Dave Matthews Band —— Busted Stuff ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2002
Simon & Garfunkel —— Live From New York City, 1967 ► Folk-Pop >> 2002


Jul 17

The Temptations —— With A Lot O’ Soul ► Soul – Motown >> 1967
Bonzo Dog Band —— The Beast Of The Bonzos ► Psychedelic Rock (Comedy) >> 1970
Judas Priest —— Screaming For Vengeance ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
A-Ha —— Minor Earth Major Sky ► New Wave/Synth-Pop >> 2000
Colbie Callat —— Coco ► Alt Rock >> 2007

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