Albums Released This Week (August 1 – 7)

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):


Aug 01

Brenda Lee —— Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop >> 1960
Jethro Tull —— Stand Up ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Bonzo Dog Band —— Tadpoles ► Psychedelic Rock (Comedy) >> 1969
Bette Midler —— No Frills ► Pop-Rock Vocals >> 1983
Aerosmith —— Rock And A Hard Place ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Little Feat —— Let It Roll ► Southern Rock >> 1988
Bryan Adams —— So Far So Live ► Pop-Rock >> 1994
AFI —— Answer That And Stay Fashionable ► Hardcore Punk >> 1995
Jimmy Buffett —— Barometer Soup ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
Pinetop Perkins —— Got My Mojo Workin’ ► Paino Blues >> 1995
Big L —— The Big Picture ► Hardcore Rap >> 2000
Jimmy Buffett —— Live At Wrigley Field ► Folk-Rock >> 2006


Aug 02

The Mothers Of Invention —— Fillmore East: June 1971 ► Art Rock >> 1971
Boston —— Don’t Look Back ► Arena Rock >> 1978
Jackson Browne —— Lawyers In Love ► Folk-Rock >> 1983
Poison —— Look What The Cat Dragged In ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal >> 1986
Vinnie Vincent Invasion —— Vinnie Vincent Invasion ► Hard Rock/Glam Metal >> 1986
Midnight Oil —— Diesel And Dust ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1987
Dwight Yoakam —— Buenas Noches From A Lonely Room ► Alt Country-Rock >> 1988
Immature —— Playtime Is Over ► Pop-Rap >> 1994
Jimi Hendrix —— Jimi Hendrix: Woodstock ► Blues-Rock >> 2004
The Tubes —— Wild In London ► Alt. Rock >> 2005


Aug 03

Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Green River ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Canned Heat —— Future Blues ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Stevie Wonder —— Innervisions ► Pop-R&B >> 1973
Talking Heads —— Fear Of Music ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1979
Peter Frampton —— The Art Of Control ► Arena Rock >> 1982
Def Leppard —— Hysteria ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Babes In Toyland —— To Mother ► Hard Rock/Riot Grrl >> 1991
The Hollywood Flames —— The Hollywood Flames ► Doo-Wop >> 1992
Uncle Tupelo —— March 16-20, 1992 ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1992
INXS —— Welcome To Wherever You Are ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1992
Buju Banton —— Voice Of Jamaica ► Dancehall Reggae >> 1993
Sheryl Crow —— Tuesday Night Music Club ► Blues-Rock >> 1993
Kylie Minogue —— Mixes ► Dance-Pop >> 1998
The Pietasters —— Awesome Mix Tape Vol. 6 ► Ska/Soul >> 1999
Basement Jaxx —— Remedy ► Progressive House >> 1999


Aug 04

Aretha Franklin —— Aretha Arrives ► Soul >> 1967
Michael Jackson —— Ben ► Soul Ballad >> 1972
Rainbow —— Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow ► Hard Rock >> 1975
Slayer —— Haunting The Chapel ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Donovan —— Troubadour: The Definitive Collection 1964-1976 ► Folk-Rock >> 1992
Gin Blossoms —— New Miserable Experience ► Power Pop >> 1992
Dimmu Borgir —— Godless Savage Garden ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1998


Aug 05

The Beatles —— Revolver [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Pink Floyd —— The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn ► Prog Rock >> 1967
The Beach Boys —— The Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 3 ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
The Stooges —— The Stooges ► Proto-Punk >> 1969
Elvis Costello —— Punch The Clock ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
Young MC —— Brainstorm ► Rap >> 1991
311 —— Transistor ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Jeff Beck —— Jeff ► Instrumental Rock >> 2003


Aug 06

The Beatles —— Help! [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
Pat Benatar —— Crimes Of Passion ► Hard Rock >> 1980
Prince —— Purple Rain ► Album Rock >> 1984
Midnight Oil —— Species Deceases ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1985
Dramarama —— Live At The China Club ► Alt Hard Rock >> 1990
Harem Scarem —— Harem Scarem ► Hard Rock/Glam Metal >> 1991
Yes —— Yesyears ► Prog Rock >> 1991
Modest Mouse —— Interstate 8 ► Alt. Rock >> 1996


Aug 07

The Byrds —— The Byrd’s Greatest Hits ► Country-Rock >> 1967
The Moody Blues —— A Question Of Balance ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
Stevie Wonder —— Signed, Sealed And Delivered ► Pop-R&B >> 1970
King Curtis —— Live At The Fillmore West ► Soul >> 1971
Black Sabbath —— Born Again ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Loudness —— Hurricane Eyes ► Heavy Metal/Japanese Metal >> 1987
Jellyfish —— Bellybutton ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1990
Bon Jovi —— Blaze Of Glory ► Arena Rock >> 1990
The Fall —— Extricate ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1995

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