Albums Released This Week (May 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):



May 06


Manfred Mann —— The Mighty Quinn ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Poco —— Poco ► Country-Rock >> 1970
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway —— Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway ► Pop-Soul >> 1972
Denny Laine —— Holly Days ► Rock ‘N’ Roll >> 1977
Camel —— The Single Factor ► Prog Rock >> 1982
The Cure —— Standing On A Beach ► Post-Punk >> 1986
Ash —— 1977 [UK] ► Punk-Pop >> 1996
The Bee Gees —— Still Waters ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Hanson —— Middle Of Nowhere ► Pop-Rock/Teen Pop >> 1997
Joe Jackson/Graham Maby/Gary Burke —— Summer In The City ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 2000
Jack Johnson —— On And On ► AA Folk-Rock >> 2003
David Cook —— Analog Heart ► Post-Grunge Pop-Rock >> 2006



May 07


Bay City Rollers —— Once Upon A Star ► Power Pop >> 1975
Elvis Presley —— Today ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
The Human League —— Hysteria ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
James Brown —— Star Time ► Soul >> 1991
At The Gates —— With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1993
Guttermouth —— Teri Yakimoto ► Punk Rock >> 1996
Pantera —— The Great Southern Trendkill ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 1996
Westlife —— Westlife ► Teen Pop/Boy Band >> 2000
The Black Crowes —— Lions ► Southern Rock >> 2001



May 08


The Beatles —— Let It Be ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
The Jackson 5 —— ABC ► Soul – Motown >> 1970
Wishbone Ash —— Argus ► Prog Rock >> 1972
The Kinks —— Preservation Act 2 ► British Rock >> 1974
Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Legend ► Roots Reggae >> 1984
Paula Abdul —— Shut Up And Dance ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Filter —— Short Bus ► Industrial Rock >> 1995



May 09


Paul Revere & The Raiders —— Midnight Ride ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Ambrose Slade —— Beginnings ► Hard Rock >> 1969
George Harrison —— Electronic Sound [UK] ► Art-Rock >> 1969
Henry Cow —— In Praise Of Learning ► Prog Rock/Avant-Garde >> 1975
Linton Kwesi Johnson —— Bass Culture ► Dub Poetry >> 1980
The Style Council —— Internationalists ► Synth-Pop >> 1985
The Style Council —— Our Favourite Shop ► Synth-Pop >> 1985
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— Big Daddy ► Roots Rock >> 1989
808 State —— Ex:El ► Acid House >> 1991
Kenny G —— The Very Best Of Kenny G ► Jazz-Pop >> 1994
Babes In Toyland —— Nemesisters ► Hard Rock/Riot Grrl >> 1995
Jamiroquai —— The Return Of The Space Cowboy ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Bad Religion —— The New America ► Punk Rock >> 2000
Against All Authority —— The Restoration Of Chaos & Order ► Ska-Punk >> 2006
Gnarls Barkley —— St. Elsewhere ► Alt. Rap >> 2006
Chris Isaak —— Best Of Chris Isaak ► Adult Contemporary >> 2006
Korn —— Live & Rare ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 2006
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Stadium Arcadium ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 2006
Paul Simon —— Surprise ► Folk-Pop >> 2006



May 10


Elton John —— 11-17-70 ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Jethro Tull —— Thick As A Brick ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Bill Wyman —— Monkey Grip ► Hard Rock >> 1974
The Birthday Party —— Junkyard ► Post-Punk Goth Rock >> 1982
Duran Duran —— Rio ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
Ministry —— With Sympathy ► Industrial Metal >> 1983
Twisted Sister —— Stay Hungry ► Hair Metal >> 1984
Teddy Pendergrass —— Joy ► Soul-Pop >> 1988
Prince —— Lovesexy ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Pointer Sisters —— Right Rhythm ► Electro-dance-pop >> 1990
Steelheart —— Steelheart ► Hair Metal >> 1990
Blur —— Modern Life Is Rubbish ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1993
Danielle Brisebois —— Arrive All Over You ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1994
Indigo Girls —— Swamp Ophelia ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
The Pretenders —— Last Of The Independents ► Post-Punk >> 1994
Dave Matthews Band —— Stand Up ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2005



May 11


The Small Faces —— Small Faces ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1966
Various Artists —— Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack And More ► Rock n Roll >> 1970
The Meters —— Cabbage Alley ► Funk >> 1972
Hawkwind —— The Space Ritual Alive In Liverpool And London ► Space Rock >> 1973
Wishbone Ash —— Wishbone Four ► Prog Rock >> 1973
The Cure —— Three Imaginary Boys ► Post-Punk >> 1979
Grace Jones —— Nightclubbing ► Club-Dance/Post-Disco >> 1981
Eurythmics —— Be Yourself Tonight ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Bathory —— Under The Sign Of The Black Mark ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1987
Stevie Nicks —— The Other Side Of The Mirror ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Soundgarden —— Screaming Life/Fopp ► Grunge >> 1990
Aimee Mann —— Whatever ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
New Order —— Republic ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1993
Toto —— Kingdom Of Desire ► Pop-Rock/Arena Rock >> 1993
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— The Best Of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds [UK] ► Alt Rock >> 1998
Ash —— Nu-Clear Sounds ► Punk-Pop >> 1999
Ricky Martin —— Ricky Martin ► Latin Dance-Pop >> 1999



May 12


Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Are You Experienced? [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
The Rolling Stones —— Exile On Main Street ► Rock n Roll >> 1972
The Stranglers —— Black And White ► Punk-Rock >> 1978
Robert Fripp —— Exposure ► Art Rock >> 1979
New Order —— Low-Life ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
The Black Crowes —— The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion ► Southern Rock >> 1992
Testament —— The Ritual ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1992
Garbage —— Version 2.0 ► Art Rock >> 1998
Buzzcocks —— Inventory ► Punk-Rock >> 2003
Limp Bizkit —— Collected ► Rap-Metal >> 2008
Steve Earle —— Townes ► Alt. Country >> 2009

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