Albums Released This Week (January 2 – 8)

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):


Jan 02

Elvis Presley —— Elvis’ Gold Records Volume 4 ► Rock n Roll >> 1968
Merle Haggard —— Sing Me Back Home ► Classic Country >> 1968
Elvis Presley —— Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old) ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Elvis Presley —— Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 1 ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
Infected Mushroom —— Classical Mushroom ► Psychedelic Trance >> 2000


Jan 03

The Byrds —— The Notorious Byrd Brothers ► Country-Rock >> 1968
Syd Barrett —— The Madcap Laughs ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
Ian McDonald And Michael Giles —— McDonald And Giles ► Progressive Rock >> 1971
Hot Tuna —— The Phosphorescent Rat ► Folk-Rock >> 1974


Jan 04

The Doors —— The Doors ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Yes —— Fragile ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Grace Slick —— Manhole ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1974
The Romantics —— The Romantics ► Power Pop >> 1980
Judas Priest —— Defenders Of The Faith ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Marillion —— B’Sides Themselves ► Prog Rock >> 1988
L.A. Guns —— L.A. Guns ► Heavy Metal >> 1988
L.A. Guns —— Lack Of Charisma ► Heavy Metal >> 1993
Lagwagon —— Trashed ► Punk-Rock >> 1994


Jan 05

The Kingston Trio —— From The Hungry i ► Folk-Pop >> 1959
Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Bayou Country ► Roots Rock >> 1969
Loretta Lynn —— Wings Upon Your Horns ► Trad Country >> 1970
Laura Nyro —— The First Songs ► Folk-Rock >> 1973
Bruce Springsteen —— Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ► Album Rock >> 1973
ABBA —— Arrival ► Euro-Pop >> 1977
Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Armed Forces ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1979
Joe Jackson —— Look Sharp! ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
Hüsker Dü —— Warehouse: Songs And Stories ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1987
They Might Be Giants —— Flood ► Alt. Rock >> 1990
Jeff Beck —— Frankie’s House [Sndtrk] ► Instrumental Rock >> 1992
The The —— Dusk ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1993
Neil Young —— Lucky Thirteen ► Roots Rock >> 1993
Cell —— Slo*Blo ► Grunge >> 1993
Hawkwind —— In Your Area ► Space Rock >> 1999


Jan 06

Peter Frampton —— Frampton Comes Alive! ► Arena Rock >> 1976
Phantom Planet —— Phantom Planet ► Alt Rock/Garage Revival >> 2004
Animal Collective —— Merriweather Post Pavilion ► Neo Psychedelia >> 2009


Jan 07

Billy Preston —— Encouraging Words ► Soul-Funk >> 1970
Nicky Hopkins; Ry Cooder; Mick Jagger; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts —— Jamming With Edward ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
Jefferson Airplane —— Flight Log (1966-1976) ► Arena Rock >> 1977
Smokey Robinson —— Touch The Sky ► Soul – Motown >> 1983
Rick Wakeman —— Word & The Gospels ► Art Rock >> 1994
Incubus —— Enjoy Incubus ► Funk Metal >> 1997
Alex Lloyd —— Black In The Sun ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge >> 1999


Jan 08

Marvin Gaye —— That’s The Way Love Is ► Soul – Motown >> 1970
Yoko Ono —— Approximately Infinite Universe ► Avant-Garde/Pop-Rock >> 1973
The Beach Boys —— Holland ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Elvis Presley —— Promised Land ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Elvis Presley —— Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 2 ► Rock ‘N Roll >> 1976
Bette Midler —— Songs For The New Depression ► Pop-Rock Vocals >> 1976
Peter Frampton —— When All The Pieces Fit ► Arena Rock >> 1989
GWAR —— Scumdogs Of The Universe ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1990
Loudon Wainwright III —— Career Moves ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Patti Smith —— iTunes Originals ► Hard Rock >> 2008

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