Albums Released This Week (June 17 – 23)

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):

Jun 17


Elvis Presley —— Something For Everybody ► Pop-Rock >> 1961
Elvis Presley —— From Elvis In Memphis ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1969
Eagles —— Eagles ► Country-Rock >> 1972
LaBelle —— Chameleon ► Funk >> 1976
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— CSN ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
David Gilmour —— David Gilmour ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Crush ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1985
The Replacements —— Pleased To Meet Me ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1987
Cher —— Love Hurts [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Foreigner —— Unusual Heat ► Arena Rock >> 1991
Van Halen —— For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Ghost —— Temple Stone ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1994
.38 Special —— Resolution ► Southern Rock >> 1997
10,000 Maniacs —— Love Among The Ruins ► Folk-Rock >> 1997
Blink-182 —— Dude Ranch ► Punk-Pop >> 1997
Megadeth —— Cryptic Writings ► Heavy Metal >> 1997
Bryan Adams —— Live At The Budokan ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Sam Cooke —— Portrait of a Legend 1951 – 1964 ► Soul >> 2003
Finger Eleven —— Finger Eleven ► Alt. Rock >> 2003
Steve Winwood —— About Time ► Album Rock >> 2003

Jun 18


The Yardbirds —— Remember ► British Invasion >> 1971
Elvis Presley —— Elvis: As Recorded Live At Madison Square Garden ► Rock n Roll >> 1972
Donny Hathaway —— Extension Of A Man ► Soul >> 1973
Joe Walsh —— The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Brand X —— Unorthodox Behavior ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1976
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— John Cougar ► Roots Rock >> 1979
King Crimson —— Beat ► Prog Rock >> 1982
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— From Her To Eternity ► Post-punk Alt Rock >> 1984
Dolly Parton —— Burlap & Satin ► Country-Pop >> 1984
Rod Stewart —— Camouflage ► Blues-Rock >> 1984
“Weird Al” Yankovic —— Dare To Be Stupid ► Comedy/Parody >> 1985
Alias —— Alias ► Hard Rock >> 1990
3rd Bass —— Derelicts Of Dialect ► Golden Age >> 1991
Cher —— Love Hurts ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Cher —— Love Hurts ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
AFI —— Very Proud Of Ya ► Hardcore Punk >> 1996
Toni Braxton —— Secrets ► Soul-Pop >> 1996
Little Feat —— Live From Neon Park ► Southern Rock >> 1996
Primitive Radio Gods —— Rocket ► Alt. Rock >> 1996
The Ramones —— Greatest Hits Live ► Punk-Rock >> 1996
Patti Smith —— Gone Again ► Heartland Rock >> 1996

Jun 19


Diana Ross —— Diana Ross ► Soul – Motown >> 1970
Smokey Robinson —— Smokey ► Soul >> 1973
Marvin Gaye —— Marvin Gaye Live! ► Soul >> 1974
Trooper —— Thick As Thieves ► Hard Rock >> 1978
Oingo Boingo —— Only A Lad ► New Wave Ska-Pop >> 1981
Glenn Frey —— The Allnighter ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
John Waite —— Rover’s Return ► Power Pop >> 1987
Jimmy Page —— Outrider ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
Reef —— Replenish ► Brit Pop >> 1995
Duran Duran —— Pop Trash ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2000
311 —— From Chaos ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001

Jun 20


The Beatles —— Yesterday…And Today ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Grateful Dead —— Aoxomoxoa ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1969
Otis Redding —— Love Man ► Memphis Soul >> 1969
Bob Dylan & The Band —— Before The Flood ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Neil Young —— Tonight’s The Night ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
Foreigner —— Double Vision ► Arena Rock >> 1978
Blues Brothers —— Blues Brothers [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock >> 1980
Peter Frampton —— Rise Up ► Arena Rock >> 1980
Scorpions —— World Wide Live ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Bobby Brown —— Don’t Be Cruel ► New Jack Swing >> 1988
Chicago —— Chicago 19 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1988
The Allman Brothers Band —— Dreams ► Southern Rock >> 1989
Prince —— Batman ► Dance-Pop >> 1989
Big Audio Dynamite —— F-Punk ► Dance-Rock >> 1995
Ayreon —— Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal >> 2000
The Clarks —— Let It Go ► Heartland Rock >> 2000
Little Feat —— Chinese Work Songs ► Southern Rock >> 2000
Counting Crows —— New Amersterdam: Live At Heineken Music Hall ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2006
Guster —— Ganging Up On The Sun ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2006
Pearl Jam —— Live At Easy Street ► Hard Rock >> 2006
Weather Report —— Live In Offenbach 1978 ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 2011

Jun 21


The Byrds —— Mr. Tambourine Man ► Country-Rock >> 1965
John Mayall —— Bare Wires ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Deep Purple —— Deep Purple ► Hard Rock >> 1969
Buck Owens —— Ruby ► Country-Rock/Bakersfield >> 1971
Mick Taylor —— Mick Taylor ► Blues-Rock >> 1979
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— Daylight Again ► Folk-Rock >> 1982
Marilyn —— Despite Straight Lines ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1985
Mötley Crüe —— Theatre Of Pain ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
White Lion —— Pride ► Hard Rock/Hair Metal >> 1987
Big Daddy Kane —— Long Live The Kane ► Golden Age Rap >> 1988
Anita Baker —— Compositions ► Quiet Storm >> 1990
Poison —— Flesh & Blood ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal >> 1990
Uncle Tupelo —— No Depression ► Alt. Country >> 1990
Manic Street Preachers —— Gold Against The Soul ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony —— Creepin On Ah Come Up ► Gangsta Rap >> 1994
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— Dance Naked ► Roots Rock >> 1994
James Taylor —— Best Live ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Sinergy —— Beware The Heavens ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1999
The Jackson 5 —— Live At The Forum ► Soul – Motown >> 2010

Jun 22


Joni Mitchell —— Blue ► Folk-Rock >> 1971
Diana Ross —— Touch Me In The Morning ► Soul – Motown >> 1973
Cat Stevens —— Saturnight (Live In Tokyo) ► Folk-Pop >> 1974
Oingo Boingo —— Nothing To Fear ► New Wave Ska-Pop >> 1982
Marillion —— Clutching At Straws ► Prog Rock >> 1987
Robert Palmer —— Heavy Nova ► Adult Contemporary >> 1988
Manic Street Preachers —— New Art Riot ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Black Sabbath —— Dehumanizer ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Death —— Individual Thought Patterns ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1993
Liz Phair —— Exile In Guyville ► Indie Rock >> 1993
Collective Soul —— Hints, Allegations And Things Left Unsaid ► Southern Rock >> 1994
Ben Lee —— Grandpaw Would ► Indie Pop >> 1995
Gardenian —— Two Feet Stand ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1997
Anathema —— Alternative 4 ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal >> 1998
Genesis —— Genesis Archive 1967-75 ► Prog Rock >> 1998
Blackalicious —— A2G ► West Coast Rap >> 1999
Limp Bizkit —— Significant Other ► Rap-Metal >> 1999
The Pretenders —— Viva el Amor! ► Post-Punk >> 1999
Saint Etienne —— Sound Of Water ► Ambient/Trip Hop >> 2000
Heart —— Jupiter’s Darling ► Album Rock >> 2004
Scorpions —— Unbreakable ► Heavy Metal >> 2004
Wilco —— A Ghost Is Born ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2004
Ozzy Osbourne —— Scream ► Hard Rock >> 2010



Jun 23


The Byrds —— Byrdmaniax ► Country-Rock >> 1971
Jethro Tull —— Living In The Past [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Can —— Future Days ► Prog Rock/Ambient >> 1973
AC/DC —— Let There Be Rock ► Hard Rock >> 1977
ABBA —— Voulez-Vous ► Euro-Pop >> 1979
The Angels —— No Exit ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Teddy Pendergrass —— Teddy Pendergrass- Greatest Hits ► Soul-Pop >> 1979
Bob Dylan —— Saved ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
The Rolling Stones —— Emotional Rescue ► Blues-Rock >> 1980
Tom Tom Club —— Tom Tom Club ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
Fleetwood Mac —— Mirage ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Fleetwood Mac —— Jumping At Shadows ► Blues-Rock >> 1985
David Bowie —— Labyrinth ► Glam Rock >> 1986
Peter Cetera —— Soliture/Solitaire ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Rod Stewart —— Every Beat Of My Heart ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Sammy Hagar —— I Never Said Goodbye ► Hard Rock >> 1987
The B-52’s —— Good Stuff ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1992
Carcass —— Tools Of The Trade ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1992
Jimmy Cliff —— Breakout ► Pop-Reggae >> 1992
Dr. John —— Goin’ Back To New Orleans ► New Orleans R&B >> 1992
Elton John —— One, The ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Billy Bragg & Wilco —— Mermaid Avenue ► Folk-Rock >> 1997
Paul Weller —— Heavy Soul ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1997
Linda Ronstadt —— We Ran ► Pop-Rock >> 1998
Dinosaur Jr. —— Farm ► Alt. Rock >> 2009
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— Life, Death, Live And Freedom ► Roots Rock >> 2009
Tonic —— A Casual Affair: The Best Of Tonic ► Alt/Roots Rock >> 2009

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