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Albums Released This Week (January 28 – February 3)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


January 28
1977 ● Gentle Giant —— Playing The Fool [UK] ► Prog Rock
1980 ● Sparks —— Terminal Jive ► Glam Rock
1980 ● J. Geils Band —— Love Stinks ► Blues-Rock
1983 ● Triumph —— Never Surrender ► Arena Rock
1985 ● David Lee Roth —— Crazy From The Heat ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Black Sabbath —— Seventh Star ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Lies, The Drugs, The Sex ► Hard Rock
1992 ● The Afghan Whigs —— Congregation ► Post-Punk
1994 ● Current 93 —— Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre ► Industrial/Experimental
1997 ● Pat Boone —— In A Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy ► MOR Jazz-Pop
1997 ● Built To Spill —— Perfect From Now On ► Indie Rock/Pop-Rock
1997 ● Robert Palmer —— The Very Best Of Robert Palmer ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1998 ● Natalie Cole —— Super Best ► Soul-Pop
2003 ● Lou Reed —— The Raven ► Art Rock
2008 ● Adele Adkins —— 19 ► Blue-Eyed Soul


January 29
1969 ● Miles Davis —— Filles De Kilimanjaro ► Electric Jazz/Fusion
1977 ● Buzzcocks —— Spiral Scratch ► Punk-Rock
1982 ● Shalamar —— Friends ► Disco
1982 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Picture This ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Yello —— Stella ► Electro Synth-Pop
1990 ● Fish —— Vigil In A Wilderness Of Mirrors ► Prog Rock
1991 ● The Divinyls —— Divinyls ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1991 ● Gloria Estefan —— Into The Light ► Latin Pop
1991 ● Susanna Hoffs —— When You’re A Boy ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Screaming Trees —— Uncle Anesthesia ► Neo-Psychedelia
1991 ● Chicago —— Twenty 1 ► Jazz-Rock
1998 ● Prince —— The Truth ► Soul-Funk
1999 ● Blackmail —— Science Fiction ► Post-Grunge/Kraut Rock
2001 ● Natalie Cole —— Love Songs ► Soul-Pop
2013 ● Indians —— Somewhere Else ► Dream Pop
2016 ● Tedeschi Trucks Band —— Let Me Get By ► Blues-Rock


January 30
1961 ● The Kingston Trio —— Make Way ► Folk-Pop
1965 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Rolling Stones No. 2 ► Blues-Rock
1968 ● The Velvet Underground —— White Light/White Heat ► Alt. Rock
1969 ● Moby Grape —— Moby Grape ’69 ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO)
1976 ● T. Rex —— Futuristic Dragon ► Glam Rock
1986 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— Club Ninja ► Metal
1989 ● New Order —— Technique ► Alt Pop-Rock
1989 ● The Blue Nile —— Hats ► Synth/Dream-Pop
1989 ● The Shamen —— In Gorbachev We Trust ► Alt Rock/Electro-Psych
1995 ● Free Kitten —— Nice Ass ► Indie Rock
1996 ● Ministry —— Filth Pig ► Industrial Metal
2001 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Greatest Hits ► Post-Punk New Wave
2007 ● Madonna —— The Confessions Tour ► Dance-Pop
2008 ● Lykke Li —— Youth Novels ► Dream Pop
2012 ● The Rolling Stones —— Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981) ► Blues-Rock


January 31
1966 ● Tony Bennett —— The Movie Song Album ► Easy Listening
1972 ● Al Green —— Let’s Stay Together ► Soul (Southern)
1976 ● Golden Earring —— To The Hilt ► Hard Rock
1983 ● Christopher Cross —— Another Page ► Pop-Rock, Soft
1994 ● Tori Amos —— Under The Pink ► AA Pop-Rock
1994 ● Curtis Mayfield —— BBC Radio 1 In Concert ► Soul/Funk
2000 ● Primal Scream —— XTRMNTR [UK] ► Indie Rock
2006 ● Jim Croce —— Have You Heard: Jim Croce Live ► Folk-Pop
2006 ● Ben E. King —— I’ve Been Around ► Soul
2006 ● Warren Zevon —— Reconsider Me: The Love Songs ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Hannah Peel —— The Broken Wave ► Electronic Pop
2012 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo 2012 ► Pop-Rock
2012 ● Leonard Cohen —— Old Ideas ► Soft Rock


February 01
1967 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Surrealistic Pillow ► Psychedelic Rock
1970 ● The Doors —— Morrison Hotel ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Neil Young —— Harvest ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● The Doobie Brothers —— What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● T. Rex —— Zinc Alloy And The Hidden Riders of Tomorrow ► Glam Rock
1979 ● Cheap Trick —— Cheap Trick At Budokan ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
1980 ● Girl —— Sheer Greed ► Heavy Metal/Glam-Metal
1981 ● Earthstar —— Atomkraft? Nein, Danke! ► Kosmische Musik
1982 ● Simple Minds —— Celebration ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1983 ● Eric Clapton —— Money And Cigarettes ► Blues-Rock
1989 ● Tesla —— The Great Radio Controversy ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Accept —— Objection Overruled ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal
1993 ● Paul McCartney —— Off The Ground ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Green Day —— Dookie ► Alt Pop-Rock
1994 ● Fugees —— Blunted On Reality ► Rap/Contemporary R&B
2000 ● Dr. John —— Duke Elegant ► New Orleans R&B
2000 ● The Beach Boys —— Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986 ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Little Feat —— Extended Versions ► Southern Rock
2001 ● Jack Johnson —— Brushfire Fairy Tales ► AA Folk-Rock
2005 ● Brazilian Girls —— Brazilian Girls ► Electro-Dance
2005 ● Tina Turner —— All The Best ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● Jack Johnson —— Sleep Through The Static ► AA Folk-Rock


February 02
1976 ● Genesis —— A Trick Of The Tail [UK] ► Prog Rock
1976 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Gimme Back My Bullets ► Southern Rock
1979 ● Stiff Little Fingers —— Inflammable Material ► Punk-Rock
1981 ● Iron Maiden —— Killers ► Heavy Metal
1987 ● Expose —— Exposure ► Dance-Pop
1987 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Midnight To Midnight ► Post-Punk New Wave
1987 ● The Style Council —— Cost Of Loving ► Synth-Pop
1988 ● Leonard Cohen —— I’m Your Man ► Soft Rock
1988 ● Lita Ford —— Lita ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Belly —— Star ► Alt Rock/Dream Pop
1993 ● Brian May —— Back To The Light ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Phish —— Rift ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1994 ● Pavement —— Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain ► Indie Rock/Noise Rock
1999 ● Built To Spill —— Keep It Like A Secret ► Indie Rock/Pop-Rock
2010 ● Martha & The Muffins —— Delicate ► Indie Art-Rock


February 03
1964 ● The Beatles —— Twist And Shout ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● The Byrds —— Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde ► Country-Rock
1969 ● Jethro Tull —— This Was ► Prog Rock
1971 ● Harry Nilsson —— Love Story ► Traditional Pop
1976 ● Black Sabbath —— We Sold Our Soul For Rock ‘N’ Roll ► Hard Rock
1981 ● Rainbow —— Difficult To Cure ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Earth —— Earth 2 ► Drone Doom Rock
1995 ● Energy Orchard —— Pain Killer ► Alt Indie Rock
1997 ● Judas Priest —— The Best Of Judas Priest: Living After Midnight ► Heavy Metal
1997 ● Texas —— White On Blonde ► Blues-Rock
1997 ● David Bowie —— Earthling ► Techno Rock
1998 ● Pearl Jam —— Yield ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Sister Sledge —— African Eyes ► Funk/Soul
1998 ● Various Artists —— Blues Brothers 2000 [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock
1998 ● Blues Brothers —— Blues Brothers 2000: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ► Blues-Rock
2003 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Nocturama ► Alt Rock
2004 ● Incubus —— A Crow Left Of The Murder… ► Funk Metal
2014 ● Tina Turner —— Love Songs ► Pop-Rock
2015 ● Bob Dylan —— Shadows In The Night ► Folk-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (January 14 – 20)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


January 14
1972 ● Paul Simon —— Paul Simon ► Folk-Pop
1977 ● David Bowie —— Low ► Glam Rock
1983 ● Nena —— Nena ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Smokey Robinson —— Smoke Signals ► Soul – Motown
1987 ● The System —— Don’t Disturb This Groove ► R&B/electro-pop
1992 ● Eric Clapton —— Rush [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● Lou Reed —— Magic And Loss ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Björk —— Telegram ► Alt Pop-Rock
2000 ● Enigma —— The Screen Behind The Mirror ► Ambient
2003 ● Kathleen Edwards —— Failer ► Alt Country-Rock
2003 ● The Knack —— Re-Zoom ► Power Pop
2008 ● Ringo Starr —— Liverpool 8 ► Pop-Rock
2013 ● New Order —— Lost Sirens ► Alt Pop-Rock
2014 ● Bruce Springsteen —— High Hopes ► Heartland Rock


January 15
1968 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Axis: Bold As Love ► Psychedelic Rock
1970 ● MC5 —— Back in the USA ► Garage Rock
1970 ● Dusty Springfield —— A Brand New Me ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Aretha Franklin —— This Girl’s In Love With You ► Soul
1971 ● John Lee Hooker And Canned Heat —— Hooker ‘N Heat ► Blues-Rock
1981 ● Marvin Gaye —— In Our Lifetime ► Soul – Motown
1982 ● Barbara Dickson —— All For A Song ► MOR Pop
1985 ● John Fogerty —— Centerfield ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● The Commodores —— Nightshift ► Soul-Funk
1988 ● Sabbat —— History Of A Time To Come ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1990 ● The Sundays —— Reading, Writing And Arithmetic ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● David Lee Roth —— A Little Ain’t Enough ► Hard Rock
1996 ● Accept —— Predator ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal
2007 ● Talking Heads —— The Collection ► New Wave Art-Rock
2012 ● Barbara Kessler —— What You Keep ► Alt. Country


January 16
1965 ● The Guess Who —— Shakin’ All Over ► Garage Rock
1971 ● ZZ Top —— ZZ Top’s First Album ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● David Bromberg —— David Bromberg ► Folk-Rock
1972 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— Blue Öyster Cult ► Metal
1975 ● Michael Jackson —— Forever, Michael ► Soul
1975 ● The Temptations —— A Song For You ► Soul – Motown
1976 ● Bob Dylan —— Desire ► Folk-Rock
1984 ● Wang Chung —— Points On The Curve ► New Wave/Dance-Pop
1990 ● Joan Jett —— The Hit List ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Peter Murphy —— Deep ► Goth Rock
1991 ● The Knack —— Serious Fun ► Power Pop
1995 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— The Rapture ► Alt. Rock
1996 ● Cibo Matto —— Viva! La Woman ► Trip Hop
1998 ● Air —— Moon Safari ► Psychedelic Pop
2007 ● America —— Here & Now ► Folk-Rock


January 17
1966 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Sounds Of Silence ► Folk-Pop
1969 ● Aretha Franklin —— Soul ’69 ► Soul
1969 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Joni Mitchell —— Court And Spark ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Bob Dylan —— Planet Waves ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● John Foxx —— Metamatic ► New Wave Electronic Pop
1983 ● Black Sabbath —— Live Evil ► Hard Rock
1983 ● Smokey Robinson —— Yes It’s You Lady ► Soul – Motown
1992 ● Green Day —— Kerplunk! ► Alt. Rock
1995 ● The Roots —— Do You Want More?!!!??! ► Jazz Rap
2000 ● Explosions In The Sky —— How Strange, Innocense ► Instrumental
2000 ● Golden Earring —— Last Blast Of The Century ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Van Morrison —— The Skiffle Sessions – Live In Belfast 1998 ► Folk-Rock
2011 ● Pearl Jam —— Live On Ten Legs ► Hard Rock
2012 ● Kathleen Edwards —— Voyageur ► Alt Country-Rock


January 18
1969 ● The Ventures —— Underground Fire ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1974 ● Pink Floyd —— A Nice Pair ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Gentle Giant —— Playing The Fool ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Smokey Robinson —— Deep In My Soul ► Soul/Quiet Storm
1977 ● Diana Ross —— An Evening With Diana Ross ► Soul – Motown
1978 ● Warren Zevon —— Excitable Boy ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Sheena Easton —— Take My Time ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Jean-Luc Ponty —— Mystical Adventures ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1983 ● Bryan Adams —— Cuts Like A Knife ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Little River Band —— Playing To Swin ► Soft Rock
1986 ● Soul Asylum —— Made To Be Broken ► Alt. Rock/Garage Rock
1988 ● AC/DC —— Blow Up Your Video ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Mark Lanegan —— Whiskey For The Holy Ghost ► Roots Rock
1994 ● ZZ Top —— Antenna ► Blues-Rock
1996 ● Gotthard —— G. ► Hard Rock
2010 ● The Who —— Greatest Hits Live ► British Rock
2011 ● Gregg Allman —— Low Country Blues ► Southern Rock


January 19
1970 ● John Sebastian —— John B. Sebastian [Reprise] ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● John Sebastian —— John B. Sebastian [MGM] ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● The Manhattan Transfer —— Pastiche ► Jazz-Pop
1979 ● Frank Zappa —— Sleep Dirt ► Art Rock
1980 ● The Pretenders —— Pretenders ► Post-Punk
1981 ● Styx —— Paradise Theater ► Prog/Art Rock
1988 ● Megadeth —— So Far, So Good…So What! ► Heavy Metal
1993 ● Roanne Cash —— The Wheel ► Country-Folk
1993 ● Bonnie Tyler —— The Very Best Of Bonnie Tyler ► Pop Vocals (Female)
1993 ● Elvis Costello And The Brodsky Quartet —— The Juliet Letters ► String Quartet
1995 ● Extreme —— Waiting For The Punchline ► Pop-Metal
1995 ● Fairport Convention —— Jewel In The Crown ► Folk-Rock
2011 ● Adele Adkins —— 21 ► Blue-Eyed Soul


January 20
1962 ● The Ventures —— Twist With The Ventures ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1964 ● The Beatles —— Meet the Beatles! ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● The Rolling Stones —— Between the Buttons [UK] ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Jerry Garcia —— Garcia ► Roots Rock
1975 ● Bob Dylan —— Blood On The Tracks ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● Gerry Rafferty —— City To City ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● XTC —— White Music ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1978 ● Journey —— Infinity ► Prog/Art Rock
1983 ● Def Leppard —— Pyromania ► Hard Rock
1983 ● The Oak Ridge Boys —— American Made ► Country-Pop
1987 ● Bruce Willis —— The Return Of Bruno ► Pop-Soul
1997 ● Daft Punk —— Homework [UK] ► House
1998 ● Air —— Moon Safari ► Chillout
1998 ● Ace Frehley —— Loaded Deck ► Pop-Metal
2010 ● Dave Matthews Band —— The Haiti Relief Project [EP] ► AA Pop-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (January 7 – 13)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


January 07
1970 ● Billy Preston —— Encouraging Words ► Soul-Funk
1971 ● Black Sabbath —— Paranoid ► Hard Rock
1972 ● Nicky Hopkins; Ry Cooder; Mick Jagger; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts —— Jamming With Edward ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● David Bromberg —— Wanted Dead Or Alive ► Blues-Rock
1977 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Flight Log (1966-1976) ► Arena Rock
1980 ● Lipps, Inc. —— Mouth To Mouth ► Disco
1982 ● The Fleshtones —— Roman Gods ► Punk-Rock
1983 ● Smokey Robinson —— Touch The Sky ► Soul – Motown
1994 ● Rick Wakeman —— Word & The Gospels ► Art Rock
1997 ● Incubus —— Enjoy Incubus ► Funk Metal
1999 ● Alex Lloyd —— Black In The Sun ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge
2005 ● Bob Dylan —— On The Road Again ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● Carly Simon —— Into White ► Pop-Rock
2013 ● Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan And The New Folk Movement ► Folk-Rock


January 08
1970 ● Marvin Gaye —— That’s The Way Love Is ► Soul – Motown
1973 ● Yoko Ono —— Approximately Infinite Universe ► Avant-Garde/Pop-Rock
1973 ● The Beach Boys —— Holland ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Elvis Presley —— Promised Land ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 2 ► Rock ‘N Roll
1976 ● Bette Midler —— Songs For The New Depression ► Pop-Rock Vocals
1989 ● Peter Frampton —— When All The Pieces Fit ► Arena Rock
1990 ● GWAR —— Scumdogs Of The Universe ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1991 ● Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— Fly Me Courageous ► Southern Rock
1993 ● Loudon Wainwright III —— Career Moves ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● Kylie Minogue —— Showgirl Homecoming Live ► Dance-Pop
2008 ● Patti Smith —— iTunes Originals ► Hard Rock
2016 ● David Bowie —— Blackstar ► Glam Rock


January 09
1967 ● The Rascals —— Collections ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1970 ● Badfinger —— Magic Christian Music [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Jeff Beck Group —— Rough And Ready [UK] ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● Yes —— Tales From Topographic Oceans ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Blue Magic —— Blue Magic ► Philly Soul
1984 ● Van Halen —— 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Rush —— A Show Of Hands ► Arena Rock
1991 ● The Specials —— The Singles Collection ► Ska Revival
2001 ● Ben E. King —— Eleven Best ► Soul
2006 ● The Pretenders —— Pirate Radio ► Post-Punk
2007 ● John Waite —— Downtown: Journey Of A Heart ► Power Pop


January 10
1964 ● The Beatles —— Introducing…The Beatles ► Pop-Rock
1964 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Rolling Stones ► Blues-Rock
1967 ● The Monkees —— More Of The Monkees ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Gary Puckett & The Union Gap —— Woman, Woman ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Rod Stewart/Faces —— Coast To Coast: Overture And Beginners ► British Rock
1977 ● Muddy Waters —— Hard Again ► Slide Guitar Blues
1977 ● The Ramones —— Leave Home ► Punk-Rock
1983 ● Dire Straits —— ExtendedancEPlay ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1985 ● Chris Isaak —— Silvertone ► AA Pop-Rock
1989 ● Lou Reed —— New York ► Hard Rock
2006 ● Brenda Lee —— The Definitive Collection ► Country-Pop
2006 ● Heart —— Love Songs ► Album Rock


January 11
1962 ● Howlin’ Wolf —— Howlin’ Wolf ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● Janis Joplin —— Pearl ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● Chicago —— Chicago III ► Jazz-Rock
1972 ● The Temptations —— Solid Rock ► Soul – Motown
1974 ● Carly Simon —— Hotcakes ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Bobby Womack —— Lookin’ For A Love Again ► Soul
1982 ● The Waitresses —— Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1993 ● Genesis —— The Way We Walk, Vol. 2 (The Longs) ► Prog Rock
1994 ● Carcass —— Heartwork ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1999 ● Iron Savior —— Unification ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
2000 ● Badfinger —— BBC In Concert 1972-1973 ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Chuck Berry —— Live! ► Rock n Roll
2000 ● Jethro Tull —— Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 ► Folk-Rock
2005 ● Kiss —— Gold ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Aerosmith —— Gold ► Hard Rock


January 12
1959 ● Johnny Cash —— Greatest! ► Country
1968 ● The Kinks —— Live At Kelvin Hall ► British Rock
1969 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin [UK] ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Jessi Colter And Tompall Glaser —— Wanted! The Outlaws ► Outlaw Country
1981 ● April Wine —— The Nature Of The Beast ► Arena Rock
1987 ● Deep Purple —— The House Of Blue Light ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Triumph —— Edge Of Excess ► Arena Rock
1993 ● Denis Leary —— No Cure For Cancer ► Stand Up Comedy
1999 ● The Black Crowes —— By Your Side ► Southern Rock
1999 ● The Church —— Magician Among The Spirits Plus Some ► Alt. Power Pop
2010 ● Ringo Starr —— Y Not ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Live At Hollywood High ► Alt. Pop-Rock


January 13
1964 ● Bob Dylan —— The Times They Are A-Changin’ ► Folk-Rock
1967 ● Manfred Mann —— Soul Of Mann ► Rock n Roll
1969 ● Dusty Springfield —— Dusty In Memphis ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● The Beatles —— Yellow Submarine ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Poco —— Deliverin’ ► Country-Rock
1972 ● Weather Report —— Live In Tokyo ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1973 ● Aerosmith —— Aerosmith ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Peter Frampton —— Premonition ► Arena Rock
1993 ● Sloan —— Smeared ► Alt Indie Rock
1998 ● King Crimson —— Night Watch ► Prog Rock
1998 ● Mark Knopfler —— Wag The Dog [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock
1998 ● Against All Authority —— All Fall Down ► Ska-Punk
2006 ● Frank Zappa —— Imaginery Diseases ► Prog Rock
2009 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Greatest Hits ► Heartland Rock

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Albums Released This Week (December 24 – 30)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


December 24
1974 ● Elton John —— Ol’ Pink Eyes Is Back ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Boney M. —— Fantastic Boney M.: Die Grossen Erfolge ► Euro Club/Dance
1997 ● The Stranglers —— Live In London ► Punk-Rock
1997 ● Freddie King —— Boogie On Down ► Texas Blues


December 25
1976 ● Laura Nyro —— Smile ► Folk-Pop
1991 ● Zard —— M? Sagasanai ► Pop-Rock


December 26
1980 ● Warren Zevon —— Stand In The Fire ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Kreator —— Past Life Trauma (1985 – 1992) ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal


December 27
1967 ● Leonard Cohen —— The Songs Of Leonard Cohen ► Contemporary Folk
1967 ● Bob Dylan —— John Wesley Harding ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● The Jackson 5 —— Greatest Hits ► Soul – Motown
1976 ● Genesis —— Wind & Wuthering ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Todd Rundgren’s Utopia —— Adventures In Utopia ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Mike + The Mechanics —— Favourites/The Very Best Of ► Brit Pop-Rock
2005 ● Dion —— Bronx In Blue ► Blues-Rock
2011 ● Loverboy —— Setlist: The Very Best Of Loverboy Live ► Arena Rock
2012 ● Bob Dylan —— The 50th Anniversary Collection ► Folk-Rock


December 28
1963 ● Stevie Wonder —— With A Song In My Heart ► Pop-R&B
1977 ● Suicide —— Suicide ► No Wave Synth-Pop
1987 ● Leon Redbone —— Christmas Island ► Ragtime
2004 ● R.E.M. —— iTunes Originals – R.E.M. ► Alt. Pop-Rock


December 29
1969 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Grand Funk ► Hard Rock
1971 ● The Byrds —— Farther Along ► Country-Rock
1971 ● America —— America ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● The Trammps —— Disco Inferno ► Disco
1982 ● Neil Young —— Trans ► Folk-Rock
1986 ● Various Artists —— Miami Vice II [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Meat Beat Manifesto —— 99% ► Techno-Industrial
1998 ● All Saints —— The Remix Album ► Electronic Dance-Pop


December 30
1971 ● Three Dog Night —— Harmony ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1975 ● Chris Squire —— Fish Out Of Water ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Rough Trade —— For Those Who Think Young ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1982 ● Ric Ocasek —— Beatitude ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Cocteau Twins —— The ‘Pink Opaque ► Folk-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (November 26 – December 2)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


November 26
1965 ● The Kinks —— The Kink Kontroversy [UK] ► British Invasion
1971 ● Yes —— Fragile [UK] ► Prog Rock
1973 ● Badfinger —— Ass ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● America —— Holiday ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● ZZ Top —— The Best of ZZ Top ► Blues-Rock
1983 ● Eurythmics —— Touch ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1984 ● Mike Oldfield —— The Killing Fields [Sndtrk] ► Progressive Rock
1985 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Pack Up The Plantation – Live! ► Album Rock
1988 ● Rick Astley —— Hold Me In Your Arms ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Psychotic Waltz —— A Social Grace ► Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal
1991 ● Ricky Martin —— Ricky Martin ► Latin Dance-Pop
1991 ● Michael Jackson —— Dangerous ► Pop-Soul
1994 ● Sade —— The Best Of Sade ► Quiet Storm
1996 ● Fine Young Cannibals —— The Finest ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1997 ● Cotton Mather —— Kon Tiki ► Power Pop
2002 ● Little River Band —— Definitive Collection ► Soft Rock
2002 ● Sparks —— Lil’ Beethoven ► Glam Rock
2002 ● The Beach Boys —— Good Timin’: Live At Knebworth England 1980 ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5: Bob Dylan Live 1975, The Rolling Thunder Revue ► Folk-Rock
2002 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Soul Source: Earth, Wind & Fire Remixes ► Soul-Funk
2002 ● Heart —— The Essential Heart ► Album Rock
2002 ● Journey —— Red 13 [EP] ► AOR Rock
2002 ● Paul McCartney —— Back In The U.S. ► Pop-Rock
2006 ● Carpenters —— The Ultimate Collection ► Easy Listening
2007 ● The Shamen —— Immortal ► Alt Rock/Electro-Psych
2007 ● Genesis —— Live Over Europe 2007 ► Prog Rock
2010 ● Sting —— Live In Berlin ► Pop-Rock


November 27
1957 ● The Crickets —— The “Chirping” Crickets ► Rock n Roll
1967 ● The Beatles —— Magical Mystery Tour ► Psychedelic Pop
1967 ● The Temptations —— In A Mellow Mood ► Soul – Motown
1967 ● Stevie Wonder —— Someday At Christmas ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● George Harrison —— All Things Must Pass ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Spirit —— The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus ► Psychedelic Rock
1970 ● Gentle Giant —— Gentle Giant ► Prog Rock
1970 ● The Kinks —— Lola Vs. The Powerman & The Money-Go-Round, Pt. 1 ► British Rock
1971 ● Alice Cooper —— Killer ► Hard Rock
1972 ● The Mothers Of Invention —— The Grand Wazoo ► Prog Rock
1976 ● The Jacksons —— The Jacksons ► Soul – pop/funk
1978 ● Gloria Gaynor —— Love Tracks ► Disco
1981 ● Soft Cell —— Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1981 ● 10cc —— Ten Out Of 10 ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Speak Of The Devil ► Hard Rock
1985 ● Mr. Mister —— Welcome To The Real World ► L. A. New Wave
1987 ● Dokken —— Back For The Attack ► Heavy Metal
1987 ● W.A.S.P. —— Live…In The Raw ► Glam Metal
1990 ● Clint Black —— Put Yourself In My Shoes ► Country-Rock
1995 ● Dark Tranquility —— The Gallery ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal
1998 ● David Gray —— White Ladder ► AA Pop-Rock
2000 ● Boards Of Canada —— In A Beautiful Place Out In The Country ► Techno-Ambient
2007 ● Loverboy —— Just Getting Started ► Arena Rock
2008 ● Counting Crows —— Aural 6 ► AA Pop-Rock
2009 ● The Church —— Operetta [EP] ► Alt. Power Pop


November 28
1966 ● Brenda Lee —— Coming On Strong ► Country-Pop
1966 ● Paul Revere & The Raiders —— The Spirit Of ’67 ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● The Rolling Stones —— Let It Bleed ► Rock
1970 ● Slade —— Play It Loud ► Hard Rock
1971 ● Rory Gallagher —— Deuce ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Carly Simon —— No Secrets ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Parliament —— Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome ► Funk
1978 ● Blues Brothers —— Briefcase Full Of Blues ► Blues-Rock
1979 ● Parliament —— Gloryhallastoopid (Or Pin The Tail On The Funky) ► Funk
1980 ● The Jam —— Sound Affects ► Punk-Rock
1980 ● Toyah —— Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! ► Punk Rock
1981 ● Japan —— Tin Drum ► New Wave
1981 ● Neil Diamond —— On The Way To The Sky ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Technotronic —— Pump Up The Jam: The Album ► Dance Pop-Rock
1992 ● Supertramp —— The Very Best Of Supertramp 2 ► Prog/Art Rock
1995 ● Various Artists —— Waiting To Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album [Sndtrk] ► Soul-Pop
1997 ● Aaron Carter —— Aaron Carter [UK] ► Teen Dance-Pop
2000 ● Donovan —— Catch The Wind ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Bob Dylan —— The Best Of Bob Dylan, Vol. 2 ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● April Wine —— Roughly Speaking ► Arena Rock
2006 ● Incubus —— Light Grenades ► Funk Metal
2008 ● Cheap Trick —— 1978 Tokyo Concert ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
2011 ● Kylie Minogue —— Aphrodite Les Folies: Live In London ► Dance-Pop


November 29
1968 ● John Lennon & Yoko Ono —— Unfinished Music, No. 1: Two Virgins [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Charlie Daniels Band —— Fire On The Mountain ► Southern Rock
1974 ● Slade —— Slade In Flame ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Heart —— Greatest Hits: Live ► Album Rock
1981 ● Amy Grant —— In Concert Volume Two ► Pop-Rock/Christian
1982 ● Foreigner —— Records ► Arena Rock
1985 ● Cocteau Twins —— Echoes In A Shallow Bay ► Folk-Rock
1986 ● Debbie Harry —— Rockbird ► New Eave Dance-Pop
1988 ● Guns N’ Roses —— G N’ R Lies ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Motörhead —— Bastards ► Heavy Metal
1994 ● Mary J. Blige —— My Life ► Hip Hop Soul
1994 ● Nick Lowe —— The Impossible Bird ► Pub Rock
1996 ● Quarashi —— Switchstance ► Rap-Metal
2011 ● Yes —— In The Present – Live From Lyon ► Prog Rock
2013 ● Scorpions —— MTV Unplugged: Live In Athens ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock


November 30
1967 ● Jefferson Airplane —— After Bathing At Baxter’s ► Psychedelic Rock
1968 ● Cilla Black —— The Very Best Of Cilla Black ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● J.J. Cale —— Really ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Solar Fire ► Prog Rock
1973 ● Montrose —— Montrose ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Cat Stevens —— Numbers ► Folk-Pop
1977 ● Stevie Wonder —— Looking Back ► Soul
1978 ● Steely Dan —— Greatest Hits ► Jazz-Rock
1979 ● Pink Floyd —— The Wall [UK] ► Prog Rock
1981 ● ABBA —— The Visitors ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Bad Religion —— Bad Religion ► Punk Rock
1981 ● Yes —— Classic Yes ► Prog Rock
1982 ● Michael Jackson —— Thriller ► Dance-Pop
1982 ● Violent Femmes —— Violent Femmes ► New Wave Post-Punk
1982 ● Sammy Hagar —— Three Lock Box ► Arena Rock
1984 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— Love Language ► Soul-Pop
1985 ● Pete Townshend —— White City: A Novel ► Prog Rock
1985 ● The Who —— Who’s Missing ► Hard Rock
1992 ● FM —— Mac Of The Roundtable ► Prog Rock
1992 ● Freddie King —— Live At The Texas Opry House ► Electric Blues
1997 ● Shadows Fall —— Somber Eyes To The Sky ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal
1998 ● Kylie Minogue —— Intimate And Live ► Dance-Pop
1999 ● Cher —— The Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1999 ● Cher —— If I Could Turn Back Time: Cher’s Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock


December 01
1967 ● The Shadows —— From Hank, Bruce, Brian And John ► Instrumental Rock ‘N’ Roll
1967 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Axis: Bold As Love [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock
1968 ● The Monkees —— Head ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Elvis Presley —— Separate Ways ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Jim Croce —— I Got A Name ► Folk-Pop
1973 ● Koko Taylor —— South Side Lady ► Chicago Blues
1973 ● Black Sabbath —— Sabbath Bloody Sabbath ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Black Sabbath —— We Sold Our Soul For Rock ‘N’ Roll [UK] ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Styx —— Equinox ► Prog/Art Rock
1977 ● Aerosmith —— Draw The Line ► Hard Rock
1978 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Minute By Minute ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● The Rolling Stones —— Story Of The Stones ► Blues-Rock
1986 ● Afrika Bambaataa And The Soul Sonic Force —— Planet Rock: The Album ► Hip-Hop
1986 ● Queen —— Live Magic ► Glam Rock
1987 ● Sodom —— Persecution Mania ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1990 ● Dixie Chicks —— Thank Heavens For Dale Evans ► Country-Rock
1992 ● Journey —— Time3 [Time Cubed] ► AOR Rock
1993 ● R.E.M. —— The Automatic Box ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1994 ● Dimmu Borgir —— For All Tid ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1997 ● Aaron Carter —— Aaron Carter [UK] ► Teen Dance-Pop
1998 ● Sarah Brightman —— Eden ► Showtunes
2008 ● Queen —— The Singles Collection: Volume 1 ► Glam Rock
2014 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— The New York Shuffle ► Album Rock
2017 ● U2 —— Songs Of Experience ► Alt. Pop-Rock


December 02
1968 ● George Harrison —— Wonderwall Music ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● The Mothers Of Invention —— Cruising With Ruben & The Jets ► Doo Wop
1975 ● Queen —— A Night At The Opera ► Glam Rock
1976 ● Stephen Stills —— The Best Of Stephen Stills ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● Dolly Parton —— 9 To 5 And Odd Jobs ► Country-Pop
1985 ● Queen —— The Complete Works ► Glam Rock
1991 ● Suzi Quatro —— Live & Kickin’ ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Bon Jovi —— Hard & Hot (Best Of Bon Jovi) ► Hard Rock
2008 ● Neil Young —— Sugar Mountain – Live at Canterbury House 1968 ► Folk-Rock
2014 ● The Beach Boys —— Live In Sacramento 1964 ► Pop-Rock
2014 ● Leonard Cohen —— Live In Dublin ► Soft Rock

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Albums Released This Week (September 10 – 16)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


September 10
1971 ● Carpenters —— Golden Prize [Japan] ► Easy Listening
1973 ● Eric Clapton —— Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● Randy Newman —— Good Old Boys ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Frank Zappa —— Roxy & Elsewhere ► Art Rock
1975 ● Kiss —— Alive! ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Bob Dylan —— Hard Rain ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● Diana Ross —— Silk Electric ► Soul – Motown
1986 ● Bill Drummond —— The Man ► Folk-Pop
1990 ● Betty Boo —— Boomania ► Dance-Pop
1991 ● John Cale —— Even Cowgirls Get The Blues ► Art Rock
1991 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Solace ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Jethro Tull —— Catfish Rising ► Prog Rock
1996 ● John Mellencamp —— Mr. Happy Go Lucky ► Roots Rock
1996 ● R.E.M. —— New Adventures In Hi-Fi ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1996 ● Rush —— Test For Echo ► Prog/Art Rock
2001 ● Alison Moyet —— The Essential Alison Moyet ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● Alison Moyet —— Hometime ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● Peter Wolf —— Sleepless ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul
2012 ● Duran Duran —— The Biggest And The Best ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2013 ● The Clash —— 5 Album Studio Set ► Punk
2013 ● The Clash —— Sound System ► Punk
2013 ● Madonna —— MDNA World Tour ► Dance-Pop


September 11
1964 ● Manfred Mann —— The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann [UK] ► Blues-Rock
1967 ● Chad & Jeremy —— Of Cabbages And Kings ► Folk-Pop
1967 ● The Beach Boys —— Smiley Smile ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Bruce Springsteen —— The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle ► Album Rock
1978 ● Gentle Giant —— Giant For A Day ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Foreigner —— Head Games ► Arena Rock
1981 ● Ultravox —— Rage In Eden ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1985 ● Falco —— Falco 3 ► Dance-Pop
1986 ● Triumph —— The Sport Of Kings ► Arena Rock
1987 ● Jethro Tull —— Crest Of A Knave ► Prog Rock
1987 ● The Temptations —— Together Again ► Soul
1989 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Brave And Crazy ► Roots Rock
1989 ● Eurythmics —— We Too Are One ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1990 ● Warrant —— Cherry Pie ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Bob Dylan —— Under The Red Sky ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Stephen Stills —— Stills Alone ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Blur —— The Great Escape ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
1995 ● Dion —— Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Belinda Carlisle —— A Man And A Woman ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● Mariah Carey —— Butterfly ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● Steps —— Step One [UK] ► Britpop
2001 ● Bob Dylan —— Love And Theft ► Folk-Rock
2001 ● Mariah Carey —— Glitter [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● John Hiatt —— The Tiki Bar Is Open ► Roots Rock
2001 ● Nickelback —— Silver Side Up ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge
2001 ● Boz Scaggs —— Dig It ► Pop-Rock
2012 ● The Knack —— Rock & Roll Is Good For You: The Fieger/Averre Demos ► Power Pop
2012 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Away From The World ► AA Pop-Rock
2012 ● Bob Dylan —— Tempest ► Folk-Rock
2013 ● The Clash —— The Clash Hits Back ► Punk
2015 ● Scorpions —— Return To Forever ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
2015 ● Duran Duran —— Paper Gods ► New Wave Pop-Rock


September 12
1963 ● Brenda Lee —— Let Me Sing ► Country-Pop
1969 ● The Rolling Stones —— Through The Past Darkly (Big Hits, Vol. 2) ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● The Jackson 5 —— G.I.T.: Get It Together ► Soul – Motown
1975 ● Thin Lizzy —— Fighting ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Electric Light Orchestra —— A New World Record ► Prog. Rock
1977 ● Chicago —— Chicago XI ► Jazz-Rock
1980 ● David Bowie —— Scary Monsters ► Glam Rock
1980 ● Golden Earring —— Long Blonde Animal ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Golden Earring —— Prisoner Of The Night [UK] ► Hard Rock
1980 ● XTC —— Black Sea ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1981 ● Simple Minds —— Sister Feelings Call ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1981 ● Simple Minds —— Sons And Fascination ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1983 ● UB40 —— Labour Of Love ► Reggae-Pop
1983 ● Saga —— Heads Or Tales ► Prog. Rock
1984 ● Talking Heads —— Stop Making Sense ► New Wave Art-Rock
1984 ● The dB’s —— Like This ► Power Pop
1988 ● Skinny Puppy —— VIVIsectVI ► Alt. Rock – Industrial
1989 ● Aerosmith —— Pump ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Annihilator —— Never, Neverland ► Thrash Metal
1994 ● Disco Inferno —— D. I. Go Pop ► Post-Punk Alt/Experimental
1995 ● Big Audio Dynamite —— Planet B.A.D. ► Post-Punk Alt. Rock
1995 ● Lenny Kravitz —— Circus ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Jethro Tull —— Roots To Branches ► Prog Rock
1996 ● Stina Nordenstam —— Dynamite ► Pop-Rock/Dream Pop
1999 ● Sloan —— Between The Bridges ► Alt Indie Rock
2000 ● At The Drive-In —— Relationship Of Command ► Punk Rock
2000 ● Christina Aguilera —— Mi Reflejo ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● Bloodrock —— Triptych ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Christmas Time Again ► Southern Rock
2005 ● David Gray —— Life in Slow Motion ► AA Pop-Rock
2005 ● Simple Minds —— Black & White 050505 ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2006 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— The Day Bear Bryant Died ► Southern Rock
2006 ● Everclear —— Welcome To The Drama Club ► Grunge-Punk
2006 ● Peter Frampton —— Fingerprints ► Arena Rock
2006 ● R.E.M. —— And I Feel Fine…The Best Of The I.R.S. Years 1982-1987 ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2006 ● Bob Seger —— Face The Promise ► Heartland Rock
2008 ● Metallica —— Death Magnetic ► Heavy Metal
2011 ● PJ Harvey —— iTunes Session [EP] ► Indie Rock


September 13
1965 ● Manfred Mann —— My Little Red Book Of Winners! ► Rock n Roll
1967 ● Bobby Darin —— If I Were A Carpenter ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Yes —— Close To The Edge ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Jackson Browne —— Late For The Sky ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Supertramp —— Crime Of The Century ► Prog/Art Rock
1974 ● LaBelle —— Nightbirds ► Funk
1974 ● Ronnie Wood —— I’ve Got My Own Album To Do ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Heros Are Hard To Find ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Rose Royce —— Car Wash: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Sndtrk] ► Disco
1976 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— One More From The Road ► Southern Rock
1977 ● Elton John —— Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Kate Bush —— The Dreaming ► Art Rock
1982 ● Simple Minds —— New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1984 ● Dokken —— Tooth And Nail ► Heavy Metal
1984 ● Kiss —— Animalize ► Hard Rock
1985 ● Stevie Wonder —— In Square Circle ► Pop-R&B
1988 ● Fishbone —— Truth And Soul ► Alt Pop-Rock
1988 ● Tanita Tikram —— Ancient Heart ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Jeff Healey Band —— See The Light ► Blues-Rock
1988 ● The Smiths —— Rank ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1989 ● Tina Turner —— Foreign Affair ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● The Shamen —— Boss Drum ► Alt Rock/Electro-Psych
1993 ● The Cure —— Show ► Post-Punk
1994 ● The Notorious B.I.G. —— Ready To Die ► Gangsta Rap
1994 ● Blues Traveler —— Four ► Blues-Rock
1994 ● Various Artists —— If I Were A Carpenter ► Alt Rock
1994 ● Eric Clapton —— From The Cradle ► Blues-Rock
1994 ● Peter Gabriel —— Secret World Live ► Prog Rock
1994 ● Curtis Mayfield —— Live ► Soul/Funk
1999 ● The Beatles —— Yellow Submarine Songtrack ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Tracy Chapman —— Where You Live ► AA Pop-Rock
2005 ● Spin Doctors —— Nice Talking To Me ► Alt Pop-Rock
2005 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Souls Alike ► Blues-Rock
2010 ● Phil Collins —— Going Back ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Bush —— The Sea Of Memories ► Grunge Rock
2011 ● Alice Cooper —— Welcome 2 My Nightmare ► Hard Rock
2011 ● Nick Lowe —— The Old Magic ► Pub Rock
2011 ● Aerosmith —— The Essential Aerosmith ► Hard Rock
2011 ● Eric Clapton —— Play The Blues: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center ► Blues-Rock
2011 ● Winton Marsalis And Eric Clapton —— Play The Blues Live From Jazz At Lincolcn Center ► Blues-Rock


September 14
1964 ● Doris Day —— The Doris Day Christmas Album ► Holiday Pop
1970 ● The Byrds —— (Untitled) ► Country-Rock
1975 ● Supertramp —— Crisis? What Crisis? ► Prog/Art Rock
1979 ● Jethro Tull —— Stormwatch ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Genesis —— Abacab ► Prog Rock
1987 ● Faith No More —— Introduce Yourself ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Mick Jagger —— Primitive Cool ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Meat Beat Manifesto —— Armed Audio Warfare ► Techno-Industrial
1992 ● Blind Melon —— Blind Melon ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Jethro Tull —— A Little Light Music [UK] ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Counting Crows —— August And Everything After ► AA Pop-Rock
1993 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— A Little More Magic ► Soul-Pop
1993 ● Squeeze —— Some Fantastic Place ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1993 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band Volume 2: Live From Montreux ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Bryan Adams —— Live ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Millennium ► Soul-Funk
1993 ● Prince —— The Hits/The B-Sides ► Dance-Pop
1996 ● dEUS —— In A Bar, Under The Sea [UK] ► Avant Grunge
1999 ● Iggy Pop —— Avenue B ► Alt. Rock / Punk
1999 ● Luis Miguel —— Amarte Es Un Placer ► Latin Pop
1999 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Long Train Runnin’: 1970-2000 ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Alice Cooper —— School’s Out And Other Hits ► Hard Rock
2004 ● Gov’t Mule —— Deja Voodoo ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2004 ● Tears For Fears —— Everybody Loves A Happy Ending ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2004 ● Blondie —— Live By Request ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2004 ● Joni Mitchell —— Dreamland ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Frank Zappa —— QuAUDIOPHILIAC ► Art Rock
2008 ● Mark Knopfler —— Get Lucky ► Roots Rock
2009 ● David Gray —— Draw The Line ► AA Pop-Rock
2010 ● Weezer —— Hurley ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
2010 ● Leonard Cohen —— Songs From The Road ► Soft Rock
2012 ● Marilyn Martin —— Trust, Love, Pray ► Contemporary CCM


September 15
1960 ● Johnny Cash —— Sings Hank Williams ► Classic Country
1965 ● Otis Redding —— Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul ► Memphis Soul
1966 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane Takes Off ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO)
1967 ● The Kinks —— Something Else By The Kinks ► British Rock
1971 ● Bobby Womack —— Communication ► Soul-Funk
1971 ● The Band —— Cahoots ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Deep Purple —— Fireball ► Hard Rock
1972 ● John Denver —— Rocky Mountain High ► Folk-Pop
1972 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Phoenix ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Poco —— Crazy Eyes ► Country-Rock
1975 ● Pink Floyd —— Wish You Were Here ► Prog Rock
1975 ● David Crosby & Graham Nash —— Wind On The Water ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Hall & Oates —— Daryl Hall & John Oates ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Frank Zappa —— Studio Tan ► Art Rock
1983 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Sports ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Motörhead —— No Remorse ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Blood & Chocolate ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1986 ● Love And Rockets —— Express ► Alt Pop-Rock
1986 ● Ric Ocasek —— This Side Of Paradise ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Tiffany —— Tiffany ► Dance-Pop
1987 ● The Ramones —— Halfway To Sanity ► Punk-Rock
1987 ● Donna Summer —— All Systems Go ► Dance-Pop
1991 ● Rick Wakeman —— 2000 A.D. Into The Future ► Prog Rock
1992 ● Bad 4 Good —— Refugee ► Heavy Metal/Teen Metal
1992 ● Michael Penn —— Free-For-All ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1996 ● New Edition —— Home Again ► Soul-Pop
1998 ● Death —— Sound Of Perseverance ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1998 ● Marilyn Manson —— Mechanical Animals ► Heavy Metal/Alt Metal
1998 ● America —— Human Nature ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● The Human League —— The Very Best Of The Human League ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2006 ● Elton John —— The Captain & The Kid ► Pop-Rock
2009 ● Ace Frehley —— Anomaly ► Pop-Metal


September 16
1967 ● Neil Diamond —— Just For You ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Electric Ladyland ► Psychedelic Rock
1969 ● Martha Reeves & The Vandellas —— Sugar ‘N’ Spice ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell —— Easy ► Soul – Motown
1977 ● Talking Heads —— Talking Heads: 77 ► New Wave Art-Rock
1977 ● Diana Ross —— Baby, It’s Me ► Soul – Motown
1977 ● Pete Townshend/Ronnie Lane —— Rough Mix ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Rory Gallagher —— Top Priority ► Blues-Rock
1980 ● John Mellencamp (John Cougar) —— Nothing Matters (And What If It Did) ► Roots Rock
1983 ● Gary Numan —— Warriors ► New Wave Synth Pop
1984 ● Deep Purple —— Perfect Strangers ► Hard Rock
1985 ● The Waterboys —— This Is The Sea ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● Marshall Crenshaw —— Downtown ► Power Pop
1985 ● Slayer —— Hell Awaits ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Kiss —— Asylum ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Lizzy Borden —— Visual Lies ► Heavy Metal/Glam Metal
1988 ● Eazy-E —— Eazy-Duz-It ► Gangsta Rap
1988 ● Talk Talk —— Spirit Of Eden ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1990 ● Gloria Estefan —— Exitos De Gloria Estefan ► Latin Pop
1992 ● Jonathan Richman —— I, Jonathan ► College Rock
1997 ● Buena Vista Social Club —— Buena Vista Social Club ► Afro-Cuban Jazz
1997 ● Brooks & Dunn —— The Greatest Hits Collection ► Country-Rock
1997 ● Carly Simon —— Film Noir ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● The Band —— Jubilation ► Folk-Rock
2002 ● Death In Vegas —— Scorpio Rising ► Electronic Pop
2003 ● Joss Stone —— The Soul Sessions ► Soul (Neo-Soul)
2003 ● David Bowie —— Reality ► Glam Rock
2013 ● Elton John —— The Diving Board ► Pop-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (August 20 – 26)

Here’s a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):

August 20
1975 ● Harmonia —— Deluxe ► Krautrock/Kosmische Musik
1976 ● Kiss —— Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 1 ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Kiss —— Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 2 ► Hard Rock
1979 ● Bob Dylan —— Slow Train Coming ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● Heart —— Passionworks ► Album Rock
1985 ● Asia —— Astra ► Prog Rock
1990 ● Queensrÿche —— Empire ► Heavy Metal
1990 ● Black Sabbath —— TYR ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Notorious ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Spin Doctors —— Pocket Full of Kryptonite ► Alt Pop-Rock
1996 ● Luis Miguel —— Nada Es Igual ► Latin Pop
1998 ● Boards Of Canada —— Music Has The Right To Children ► Techno-Ambient
2002 ● Berlin —— Voyeur ► L. A. Synth-Pop
2002 ● The Black Crowes —— Live ► Southern Rock
2002 ● Dark Tranquility —— Damage Done ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal
2002 ● Black Sabbath —— Past Lives ► Hard Rock
2013 ● Tedeschi Trucks Band —— Made Up Mind ► Blues-Rock

August 21
1968 ● Etta James —— Tell Mama ► Soul
1969 ● The Nice —— Nice ► Psychedelic Rock
1970 ● Golden Earring —— Golden Earring ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Black Rose —— Black Rose ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Chillliwack —— Wanna Be A Star ► Hard Rock
1984 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Mirror Moves ► Post-Punk New Wave
1987 ● Various Artists —— Dirty Dancing [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Metallica —— The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited ► Heavy Metal
1989 ● Jethro Tull —— Rock Island ► Prog Rock
1990 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Ritual De Lo Habitual ► Alt. Rock
1990 ● Alice In Chains —— Facelift ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal
1990 ● Prince —— Graffiti Bridge ► Funk-Pop
1995 ● Palace Music —— Viva Last Blues ► Indie Rock/Country-Rock
1995 ● New Order —— (the rest of) New Order ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Rainbow —— Stranger To Us All ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Oasis —— Be Here Now ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
2000 ● Paul McCartney —— Liverpool Sound Collage ► Electronica/Ambient
2001 ● The Damned —— Grave Disorder ► Goth Rock
2001 ● John Waite —— Figure In A Landscape ► Power Pop
2006 ● Slade —— Slade Alive! – The Live Anthology ► Hard Rock
2007 ● Caribou —— Andorra ► Dream Pop
2012 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Last Of A Dyin’ Breed’ ► Southern Rock

August 22
1975 ● Herbie Hancock —— Man-Child ► Fusion
1975 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Nightingales & Bombers ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Dennis Wilson —— Pacific Ocean Blue ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Depeche Mode —— Construction Time Again ► Synth-Pop
1988 ● Let’s Active —— Every Dog Has His Day ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1989 ● L.A. Guns —— Cocked & Loaded ► Heavy Metal
1989 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane ► Arena Rock
1994 ● Portishead —— Dummy ► Trip-Hop
1995 ● Marvin Gaye —— Anthology ► Soul – Motown
1995 ● The Gathering —— Mandylion ► Alt Rock/Prog Metal
1995 ● King Crimson —— B’Boom: Official Bootleg – Live In Arentina ► Prog Rock
1995 ● Styx —— Styx Greatest Hits ► Prog/Art Rock
2000 ● Buju Banton —— Unchained Spirit ► Dancehall Reggae
2000 ● Sparks —— Balls ► Glam Rock
2006 ● Deadsy —— Phantasmagore ► Synth Rock/Nu Metal
2006 ● Gov’t Mule —— High & Mighty ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2006 ● Aldo Nova —— The Best Of Aldo Nova ► Glam Rock
2006 ● The Marshall Tucker Band —— Live On Long Island 04-18-80 ► Southern Rock
2011 ● Judas Priest —— Single Cuts ► Heavy Metal

August 23
1967 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Are You Experienced? ► Psychedelic Rock
1968 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Mr. Wonderful ► Blues-Rock
1980 ● Tygers Of Pang Yang —— Wild Cat ► Heavy Metal
1982 ● Yazoo —— Upstairs At Eric’s ► Synth-Pop
1983 ● Ratt —— Ratt [EP] ► Glam Metal
1984 ● Frank Zappa —— Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger ► Art Rock/Contemporary Orchestral
1985 ● Diana Ross —— Eaten Alive ► Smooth Soul
1986 ● Various Artists —— Now That’s What I Call Music 7 ► Rock
1988 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Nothing’s Shocking ► Alt. Rock
1988 ● Bad Company —— Dangerous Age ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Jeff Buckley —— Grace ► AA Pop-Rock
1994 ● Dinosaur Jr. —— Without A Sound ► Alt. Rock
1995 ● Symphony X —— The Damnation Game ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal
1999 ● Gardenian —— Soulburner ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
2005 ● Yes —— The Word Is Live ► Prog Rock
2011 ● The Human League —— Credo ► New Wave Synth-Pop

August 24
1964 ● Ben E. King —— Young Boy Blues ► Soul
1968 ● Jeff Beck Group —— Truth ► Blues-Rock
1968 ● The Ventures —— Horse, The ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1970 ● Aretha Franklin —— Spirit In The Dark ► Soul
1982 ● R.E.M. —— Chronic Town [EP] ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1983 ● Rainbow —— Bent Out Of Shape ► Hard Rock
1984 ● Mark Knopfler —— Cal [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock
1987 ● John Cougar Mellencamp —— The Lonesome Jubilee ► Roots Rock
1988 ● Corey Hart —— Young Man Running ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Squeeze —— Frank ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1992 ● Kylie Minogue —— Greatest Hits ► Dance-Pop
1993 ● Tha Alkaholics —— 21 & Over ► West Coast Rap
1993 ● Annihilator —— Set The World On Fire ► Thrash Metal
1993 ● Various Artists —— Bob Dylan The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (Disc 1) ► Folk-Rock
1997 ● Shaggy —— Midnite Lover ► Dancehall Reggae
1998 ● Moloko —— I Am Not A Doctor ► Electronic/Dance
1999 ● Christina Aguilera —— Christina Aguilera ► Dance-Pop
1999 ● Lou Bega —— A Little Bit Of Mambo ► Latin Pop/Mambo
1999 ● Elton John —— The Muse [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Donovan —— Beat Café ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Steve Earle —— The Revolution Starts Now ► Alt. Country
2004 ● The Rolling Stones —— Jump Back: The Best Of The Rolling Stones ► Blues-Rock

August 25
1966 ● Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston —— Take Two ► Soul – Motown
1966 ● The Supremes —— The Supremes A Go-Go ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— On Time ► Hard Rock
1971 ● The Who —— Who’s Next ► British Rock
1972 ● The Kinks —— Everybody’s In Show Biz ► British Rock
1973 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Brothers And Sisters ► Southern Rock
1975 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Born To Run ► Album Rock
1976 ● Boston —— Boston ► Arena Rock
1981 ● The Replacements —— Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1982 ● The Time —— What Time Is It? ► Funk
1982 ● Alice Cooper —— Zipper Catches Skin ► Heavy Metal
1987 ● Hooters —— One Way Home ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Danny O’Keefe —— Redux ► Folk-Rock
1992 ● Garth Brooks —— Beyond The Season ► Country Christmas
1992 ● The Wallflowers —— The Wallflowers ► Folk-Rock
1992 ● Lucinda Williams —— Sweet Old World ► Alt. Country
1992 ● Peter, Paul & Mary —— Flowers And Stones ► Folk-Pop
1995 ● The Brian Jones Massacre —— Methodrone ► Neo-Psychedelia
1997 ● Gamma Ray —— Somewhere Out In Space ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
1997 ● Rammstein —— Sehnsucht ► Industrial/Krautrock
1998 ● Metallica —— …And Justice For All ► Heavy Metal
1998 ● Everclear —— Live From Toronto ► Grunge-Punk
1998 ● Lauryn Hill —— The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill ► Neo-Soul/Hip Hop
1998 ● Nicole Wray —— Make It Hot ► Urban Contemporary
1998 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Use Your Illusion ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Heart —— Greatest Hits ► Album Rock
1998 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd ► Southern Rock
2009 ● Cheap Trick —— Sgt. Pepper Live ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
2009 ● John Fogerty —— The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again ► Folk-Rock

August 26
1966 ● Donovan —— Sunshine Superman [US] ► Folk-Rock
1966 ● The Walker Brothers —— Portrait ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Marvin Gaye —— In The Groove ► Soul – Motown
1968 ● Diana Ross & The Supremes —— Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing And Perform “Funny Girl” ► Soul
1968 ● The Supremes —— Live At London’s Talk Of The Town ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● Otis Redding —— Historic Performances Recorded At The Monterey International Pop Festival ► Memphis Soul
1981 ● Grateful Dead —— Dead Set ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● The Cure —— The Head On The Door ► Post-Punk
1988 ● Journey —— Star-Box ► AOR Rock
1991 ● Blur —— Leisure ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
1994 ● Amy Grant —— House Of Love ► Pop-Rock/Christian
1997 ● Dwight Yoakam —— Wild Gift ► Alt Country-Rock
1997 ● Tha Alkaholics —— Likwidation ► West Coast Rap
1997 ● Creed —— My Own Prison ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge
1997 ● Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ ► Southern Rock
1997 ● Eddie Money —— Super Hits ► Album Rock
2003 ● Various Artists —— Live! The Farewell Tour ► Pop-Rock
2003 ● Peter Frampton —— Now ► Arena Rock
2003 ● Styx —— Rockers ► Prog/Art Rock
2003 ● Warren Zevon —— The Wind ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● Motörhead —— Motörizer ► Heavy Metal
2008 ● Matthew Sweet —— Sunshine Lies ► Power Pop
2008 ● Little Feat —— Join The Band ► Southern Rock
2008 ● Three Dog Night —— Three Dog Night: Greatest Hits Live ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2016 ● Kiss —— Kiss Rocks Las Vegas ► Hard Rock

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