Albums Released This Week (March 4 – 10)

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):


Mar 04


Gene Vincent —— Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps ► Rock n Roll >> 1957
ABBA —— Waterloo ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Police —— Live At Zellerbach ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Beatles —— Rarities ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Wang Chung —— Huang Chung ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1982
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Dazzle Ships ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1983
Spandau Ballet —— True ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1983
Thin Lizzy —— Thunder And Lightning ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Cocteau Twins —— Aikea-Guinea ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Julian Cope —— Peggy Suicide ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
The Auteurs —— After Murder Park ► Glam Rock >> 1996
Mike + The Mechanics —— Hits ► Brit Pop-Rock >> 1996
Evanescence —— Fallen ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal >> 2003


Mar 05


The Kinks —— Kinda Kinks [UK] ► British Invasion >> 1965
Paul Revere & The Raiders —— Hard ‘N’ Heavy (With Marshmellow) ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Jimi Hendrix —— The Cry Of Love ► Psych/Blues Rock >> 1971
Slade —— Nobody’s Fools ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Trooper —— Hot Shots ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Charlie Daniels Band —— Windows ► Southern Rock >> 1982
Yngwie Malmsteen —— Rising Force ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Steve Earle —— Guitar Town ► Alt. Country >> 1986
The Beloved —— Happiness ► Brit Pop/Dance-Pop >> 1990
Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. —— New Funky Nation ► G-Funk >> 1990
Amy Grant —— Heart In Motion ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1991
Morrissey —— Kill Uncle ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Teddy Pendergrass —— Truly Blessed ► Soul-Pop >> 1991
Gravity Kills —— Gravity Kills ► Industrial Electronica >> 1996
Black Label Society —— 1919 Eternal ► Heavy Metal >> 2002
Humble Pie —— Live At The Whisky A Go-Go ’69 ► Hard Rock >> 2002


Mar 06


The Temptations —— Temptations Live! ► Soul >> 1967
The United States Of America —— The United States Of America ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
The Temptations —— Psychedelic Shack ► Soul – Motown >> 1970
The Rolling Stones —— Stone Age ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Three Dog Night —— Hard Labor ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1974
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— A Biography ► Folk-Rock >> 1978
Janet Jackson —— Control ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
Rod Stewart —— Downtown Train ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
EMF —— Cha Cha Cha ► Synth-Pop >> 1995
Mike + The Mechanics —— Beggar On A Beach Of Gold ► Brit Pop-Rock >> 1995
Buzzcocks —— Time’s Up ► Punk-Rock >> 2000
Aerosmith —— Just Push Play ► Hard Rock >> 2001
David Gilmour —— On An Island ► Prog Rock >> 2006
Korn —— MYTV Unplugged: Korn ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 2007


Mar 07


Genesis —— From Genesis To Revelation ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Mountain —— Climbing! ► Hard Rock >> 1970
The Byrds —— The Byrds ► Country-Rock >> 1973
David Bowie —— Young Americans ► Glam Rock >> 1975
Tears For Fears —— The Hurting ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1983
Chris Rea —— On The Beach ► Album Rock >> 1986
The Beatles —— Past Masters, Volume One ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Beatles —— Past Masters, Volume Two ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Aphex Twin —— Selected Ambient Works Volume II ► Electronica – Dark Ambient >> 1994
Human Nature —— Telling Everybody [US] ► Dance-Pop/Boy Band >> 1997
Beatsteaks —— Launched ► Hardcore Punk/Kraut Rock >> 2000
Buzzcocks —— Flat-Pack Philosophy ► Punk-Rock >> 2006
Van Morrison —— Pay The Devil ► Folk-Rock >> 2006


Mar 08


The Beach Boys —— Today! ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
Aerosmith —— Get Your Wings ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Foreigner —— Foreigner ► Arena Rock >> 1977
The Fall —— Hex Enduction Hour ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1982
Reba McEntire —— Just A Little Love ► Country-Pop >> 1984
Failure —— Magnified ► Post-Grunge/Alt Metal >> 1994
Nine Inch Nails —— The Downward Spiral ► Industrial Metal >> 1994
David Lee Roth —— Your Filthy Little Mouth ► Hard Rock >> 1994
Soundgarden —— Superunknown ► Grunge >> 1994
Luther Vandross —— The Night I Fell In Love ► Smooth Soul >> 1995
Godspeed You Black Emperor! —— Slow Riot for New Zerø Kanada ► Instrumental/Experimental >> 1999
Rory Gallagher —— Wheels Within Wheels ► Blues-Rock >> 2003


Mar 09


Canned Heat —— The New Age ► Folk-Rock >> 1973
Steely Dan —— Katy Lied ► Jazz-Rock >> 1975
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Angel Station ► Prog Rock >> 1979
Dolly Parton —— Real Love ► Country-Pop >> 1985
Gary Moore —— Wild Frontier ► Roots Rock (Irish) >> 1987
U2 —— The Joshua Tree ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1987
Curve —— Doppelgänger ► Alt Rock/Shoegazing >> 1992
Gotthard —— Gotthard ► Hard Rock >> 1992
The Moody Blues —— A Night At Red Rocks With The Colorado Symphony Orchestra ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Sting —— Ten Summoner’s Tales ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Widespread Panic —— Everyday ► Southern Rock >> 1993
Space —— Tin Planet ► Brit Pop >> 1998
Beth Borton —— Central Reservation ► Alt Adult Pop-Rock >> 1999
Citizen King —— Mobile Estates ► Alt Rock/Punk Hop >> 1999
Van Morrison —— Back On Top ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
Scorpions —— Eye II Eye ► Heavy Metal >> 1999
Wilco —— Summerteeth ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1999
Franz Ferdinand —— Franz Ferdinand ► Alt. Indie-Rock >> 2004
Dark Tranquility —— We Are The Void ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal >> 2010


Mar 10


Aretha Franklin —— I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You ► Soul >> 1967
Cat Stevens —— Matthew & Son ► Folk-Pop >> 1967
Dolly Parton —— Touch Your Woman ► Country-Pop >> 1972
Thin Lizzy —— Shades Of A Blue Orphanage ► Hard Rock >> 1972
The Temptations —— Wings Of Love ► Soul – Motown >> 1976
T. Rex —— Dandy In The Underworld ► Glam Rock >> 1977
The Buzzcocks —— Another Music In A Different Kitchen ► Punk-Rock >> 1978
Simple Minds —— Life In A Day ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1979
John Cale —— Honi Scott ► Art Rock >> 1981
Joe Walsh —— There Goes The Neighborhood ► Blues-Rock >> 1981
Buffalo Tom —— Let Me Come Over ► Alt Folk-Rock >> 1992
Queen —— Classic Queen ► Glam Rock >> 1992
Zard —— Forever You ► Pop-Rock >> 1995
The Bee Gees —— Still Waters [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Sheena Easton —— Body & Soul ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Bad Manners —— The Collection ► Ska Revival >> 1998
Eric Clapton —— Pilgrim ► Blues-Rock >> 1998
Killah Priest —— Heavy Mental ► East Coast Rap >> 1998
Robbie Robertson —— Contact From The Underworld Of Red Boy ► Roots Rock >> 1998
Rory Gallagher —— The Essential ► Blues-Rock >> 2008

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