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Albums Released This Week (February 18 – 24)

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):


February 18
1963 ● Tony Bennett —— I Wanna Be Around… ► Easy Listening
1963 ● Brenda Lee —— Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop
1964 ● Aretha Franklin —— Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington ► Soul
1966 ● Junior Walker & The All-Stars —— Soul Session ► Soul
1966 ● The Supremes —— I Hear A Symphony ► Soul – Motown
1967 ● The Ventures —— Guitar Freakout ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1972 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Manfred Mann’s Earth Band ► Prog Rock
1973 ● Rory Gallagher —— Blueprint ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● Kiss —— Kiss ► Hard Rock
1977 ● The Damned —— Damned, Damned, Damned [UK] ► Punk-Rock
1977 ● Hall & Oates —— No Goodbyes ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Sham 69 —— Tell Us The Truth ► Punk Rock
1983 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Somewhere In Afrika ► British Rock
1986 ● Jackson Browne —— Lives In The Balance ► Folk-Rock
1997 ● Live —— Secret Samadhi ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock
2003 ● Styx —— Cyclorama ► Prog/Art Rock
2011 ● Radiohead —— The King Of Limbs ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2016 ● Iggy Pop —— Leaves Of Grass ► Alt. Rock / Punk


February 19
1968 ● The Rascals —— Once Upon A Dream ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1971 ● Yes —— The Yes Album ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Split Enz —— Frenzy [NZ] ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1985 ● Simple Minds —— The Breakfast Club [Sndtrk] ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1990 ● The Fall —— Extricate ► Post-Punk
1990 ● Peter Wolf —— Up To No Good ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul
1991 ● Dinosaur Jr. —— Green Mind ► Alt. Rock
1991 ● The Fixx —— Ink ► Techno-Pop
1991 ● The Tragically Hip —— Road Apples ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Joni Mitchell —— Night Ride Home ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Ace Of Base —— Happy Nation ► Euro-Dance Pop
1996 ● Bruce Dickinson —— Skunkworks ► Heavy Metal
2002 ● Humble Pie —— Back On Track ► Hard Rock
2002 ● The Cars —— Complete Greatest Hits ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2013 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Garcia Live Volume One ► Roots Rock
2014 ● Richard Marx —— Now And Forever: The Ballads ► Adult Contemporary Pop-Rock
2016 ● Yoko Ono —— Yes, I’m A Witch Too ► Electronic Alternative
2016 ● Mavis Staples —— Livin’ On A High Note ► Roots Soul


February 20
1958 ● Buddy Holly —— Buddy Holly ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis Now ► Adult Contemporary
1974 ● Tangerine Dream —— Phaedra ► Art Rock
1976 ● Genesis —— A Trick Of The Tail ► Prog Rock
1984 ● The Smiths —— The Smiths ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1986 ● Talk Talk —— The Colour Of Spring ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1989 ● Fine Young Cannibals —— The Raw And The Cooked ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1989 ● Meat Beat Manifesto —— Storm The Studio ► Techno-Industrial
1990 ● Everything But The Girl —— The Language Of Life ► Electro-Pop
1991 ● Butthole Surfers —— Piouhgd ► Post-Punk Hardcore
1995 ● The Smiths —— Singles ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1996 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Murder Ballads ► Alt Rock
1996 ● Lou Reed —— Set The Twilight Reeling ► Hard Rock
2001 ● The Monkees —— Music Box ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● Leonard Cohen —— Field Commander Cohen: Tour of 1979 ► Soft Rock


February 21
1968 ● Blood, Sweat & Tears —— Child Is Father To The Man ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● The Temptations —— Masterpiece ► Soul – Motown
1975 ● Status Quo —— On The Level ► Blues-Rock
1976 ● Bad Company —— Run With The Pack ► Hard Rock
1977 ● David Coverdale —— White Snake ► Hard Rock
1979 ● The Stranglers —— Live (X Cert) ► Punk-Rock
1985 ● Mick Jagger —— She’s The Boss ► Adult Contemporary
1986 ● Elvis Costello —— King Of America ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● Marc Cohn —— Marc Cohn ► Adult Contemporary
1994 ● Emperor —— In The Nightside Eclipse ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1995 ● Morrissey —— The World Of Morrissey ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● Various Artists —— The Next Best Thing [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop
2012 ● Simple Minds —— X5 ► New Wave Alt. Pop


February 22
1965 ● The Supremes —— Supremes Sing Country Western And Pop ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● Ten Years After —— Stonedhenge ► Hard Rock
1971 ● David Crosby —— If I Could Only Remember My Name ► Folk-Rock
1979 ● Suzi Quatro —— If You Knew Suzi ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ► New Wave Synth Pop
1983 ● Journey —— Frontiers ► Prog/Art Rock
1984 ● Elvis Costello And Richard Harvey —— G.B.H. [Sndtrk] ► Orchestral Soundtrack
1986 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— The Ultimate Sin ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Jed ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1990 ● The Chills —— Submarine Bells ► Alt Indie Rock
1993 ● The Auteurs —— New Wave ► Glam Rock
1999 ● Darkane —— Rusted Angel ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
2000 ● The Apples In Stereo —— Look Away + 4 ► Indie Pop-Rock/Power Pop
2000 ● The Byrds —— Live At The Fillmore – February 1969 ► Country-Rock
2011 ● John Waite —— Rough & Tumble ► Power Pop


February 23
1968 ● Otis Redding —— The Dock Of The Bay ► Memphis Soul
1968 ● Manfred Mann —— Up The Junction [Sndtrk] ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1980 ● The Selector —— Too Much Pressure ► New Wave Ska Revival
1987 ● The Smiths —— The World Won’t Listen ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1993 ● Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Sister Sweetly ► AA Pop-Rock
1993 ● Jack Bruce —— Somethin Els ► Prog Rock/Fusion
1993 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Superstar Car Wash ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1993 ● Van Halen —— Live: Right Here, Right Now ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Derek & The Dominos —— Live At The Fillmore ► Blues-Rock
1996 ● Various Artists —— Our Band Could Be Your Life: A Tribute To D Boon And The Minutemen ► Indie Rock
1999 ● Eminem —— The Slim Shady LP ► Hard Core Rap
1999 ● ALL —— All ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk
1999 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— Eufaula ► Southern Rock
1999 ● The Specials —— Blue Plate Specials Live ► Ska Revival
1999 ● XTC —— Apple Venus Volume 1 ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1999 ● Blondie —— No Exit ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1999 ● Steve Earle & The Del McCoury Band —— The Mountain ► Bluegrass


February 24
1968 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac ► Blues-Rock
1970 ● Funkadelic —— Funkadelic ► Funk
1971 ● Cactus —— One Way…Or Another ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Led Zeppelin —— Physical Graffiti ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Watch ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Rick Springfield —— Working Class Dog ► Power Pop
1983 ● Europe —— Europe ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1984 ● Lee Aaron —— Metal Queen ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Ringo Starr —— Starr Struck: Best Of Ringo Starr, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● 2 Unlimited —— Get Ready! ► Eurodance-Pop
1992 ● Madness —— Divine Madness ► Ska Revival
1994 ● Bark Psychosis —— Hex ► Electronic/Ambient
1994 ● Cradle Of Filth —— The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh ► Heavy Metal/Extreme Metal
1998 ● Jonathan Cain —— For A Lifetime ► Instrumental Piano Rock
1998 ● Gov’t Mule —— Dose ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
1998 ● Train —— Train ► Alt. Rock
1999 ● Chaka Khan —— Dance Classics Of Chaka Khan ► Soul-Funk
1999 ● Led Zeppelin —— Early Days: The Best Of Led Zeppelin Volume One ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Golden Earring —— Millbrook U.S.A. ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Peter, Paul & Mary —— In These Times ► Folk-Pop
2004 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 02.28.03 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2004 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 07.15.03 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2004 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 07.29.03 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2004 ● Rick Springfield —— Shock/Denial/Anger/Acceptance ► Power Pop
2009 ● The Church —— Coffee Hounds [EP] ► Alt. Power Pop
2009 ● Chris Isaak —— Mr. Lucky ► Adult Contemporary
2009 ● Van Morrison —— Astral Weeks Live At The Hollywood Bowl ► Folk-Rock
2015 ● Rick Springfield —— Stripped Down ► Power Pop

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Albums Released This Week (December 3 – 9)

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 03
1965 ● The Who —— My Generation ► Hard Rock
1965 ● The Beatles —— Rubber Soul [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Neil Diamond —— I’m Glad You’re Here With Me Tonight ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Cat Stevens —— Back To Earth ► Folk-Pop
1983 ● Slade —— The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome ► Hard Rock
1983 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Electric Universe ► Soul-Funk
1984 ● Bob Dylan —— Real Live ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Bloodhound Gang —— One Fierce Beer Coaster ► Post-Punk Alt Metal
1996 ● Spirit —— California Blues ► Blues-Rock
1996 ● Elvis Costello And Steve Nieve —— Costello & Nieve ► Roots Rock
1996 ● Elvis Costello with Steve Nieve —— Costello & Nieve ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2002 ● Mariah Carey —— Charmbracelet ► Pop-Rock


December 04
1964 ● The Yardbirds —— Five Live Yardbirds ► Blues Rock
1964 ● The Beatles —— Beatles For Sale ► Pop-Rock
1965 ● The Rolling Stones —— December’s Children (And Everybody’s) ► Blues-Rock
1966 ● Dionne Warwick —— Here Where There Is Love ► Pop-Soul
1970 ● Wishbone Ash —— Wishbone Ash ► Prog Rock
1970 ● Robert Wyatt —— The End Of An Ear ► Art Rock
1975 ● Stephen Stills —— Stephen Stills Live ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● Scorpions —— Taken By Force ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1987 ● Foreigner —— Inside Information ► Arena Rock
1989 ● Queen —— At The Beeb ► Glam Rock
1990 ● Brand Nubian —— One For All ► Alternative Rap
1997 ● Loverboy —— Six ► Arena Rock
2001 ● Mariah Carey —— Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● Limp Bizkit —— New Old Songs ► Rap-Metal
2001 ● Yes —— Magnification ► Prog Rock
2004 ● Eric Clapton —— Sessions For Robert J. ► Blues-Rock
2006 ● Billy Idol —— Happy Holidays: A Very Special Christmas Album ► Hard Rock


December 05
1960 ● The Crickets —— In Style With The Crickets ► Pop-Rock
1966 ● Buffalo Springfield —— Buffalo Springfield ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● Paul McCartney & Wings —— Band On The Run ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Yes —— Relayer ► Prog Rock
1975 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Live! ► Roots Reggae
1980 ● Blues Brothers —— Made In America ► Blues-Rock
1980 ● Parliament —— Trombipulation ► Funk
1981 ● Black Flag —— Damaged ► Post-Punk
1986 ● The Damned —— Anything ► Goth Rock
1987 ● New Order —— The John Peel Sessions II ► Alt Pop-Rock
1994 ● Bush —— Sixteen Stone ► Grunge Rock
1994 ● The Stone Roses —— Second Coming ► Brit Pop
1995 ● Immature —— We Got It ► Pop-Rap
2000 ● Alice In Chains —— Live ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal
2000 ● Alice Cooper —— Brutally Live ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Alison Krauss —— O Brother, Where Art Thou [Sndtrk] ► Country-Bluegrass-Folk
2000 ● Neil Young —— Road Rock Vol. 1 ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● Frank Zappa —— The MOFO Project/Object ► Prog Rock
2014 ● R.E.M. —— 7IN—83–88 ► Rock


December 06
1960 ● The Ventures —— Walk, Don’t Run ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1963 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ Christmas Record ► Holiday Message & Music
1965 ● The Beatles —— Rubber Soul ► Pop-Rock
1965 ● The Byrds —— Turn! Turn! Turn! ► Country-Rock
1967 ● The Cryan’ Shames —— A Scratch In The Sky ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● The Rolling Stones —— Beggar’s Banquet ► Blues-Rock
1968 ● James Taylor —— James Taylor ► Folk-Rock
1968 ● Stevie Wonder —— For Once In My Life ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● Christine McVie —— Christine Perfect ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Al Green —— Livin’ For You ► Soul (Southern)
1973 ● Diana Ross —— Last Time I Saw Him ► Soul – Motown
1977 ● Al Green —— The Belle Album ► Soul (Southern)
1977 ● Jackson Browne —— Running On Empty ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● Denny Laine —— Japanese Tears ► Rock
1983 ● The Cure —— Japanese Whispers ► Post-Punk
1988 ● Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band —— Almost Acoustic ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Cathedral —— Forest Of Equilibrium [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
1993 ● Depeche Mode —— Songs Of Faith And Devotion Live ► Synth-Pop
1994 ● Pearl Jam —— Vitalogy ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Eminem —— The Slim Shady EP ► Hard Core Rap
2005 ● Korn —— See You On The Other Side ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal
2006 ● Poco —— Wilwood Sessions, The ► Country-Rock
2011 ● Korn —— The Path Of Totality ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal
2011 ● Little River Band —— A Little River Band Christmas ► Soft Rock
2011 ● Phish —— Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2011 ● Elvis Costello And The Imposters —— The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2012 ● Richard Marx —— Seven & Seven ► AA Pop-Rock


December 07
1963 ● The Kingston Trio —— Sing A Song With The Kingston Trio ► Folk-Pop
1964 ● The Kingston Trio —— The Kingston Trio (Nick Bob John) ► Folk-Pop
1970 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Pendulum ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Paul McCartney & Wings —— Wild Life ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● The Temptations —— 1990 ► Soul – Motown
1984 ● Foreigner —— Agent Provocateur ► Arena Rock
1985 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— Workin’ It Back ► Soul-Pop
1992 ● Nine Inch Nails —— Fixed ► Industrial Metal
1993 ● Ice Cube —— Lethal Injection ► Gangsta Rap
1993 ● Depeche Mode —— Devotional ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1993 ● Three Dog Night —— Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story, 1965-1975 ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1998 ● Massive Attack —— Singles 90/98 ► Trip-Hop
1998 ● Nightwish —— Oceanborn ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal
1999 ● Sheryl Crow —— Sheryl Crow And Friends: Live From Central Park ► Roots Rock
2004 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Old Friends: Live On Stage ► Folk-Pop


December 08
1967 ● The Rolling Stones —— Their Satanic Majesties Request ► Rock ‘n’ Roll
1972 ● Lou Reed —— Transformer ► Album Rock
1972 ● Marvin Gaye —— Trouble Man [Sndtrk] ► Soul – Motown
1976 ● Eagles —— Hotel California ► Country-Rock
1978 ● Public Image Ltd. —— Public Image: First Issue ► Post-Punk
1979 ● Pink Floyd —— The Wall ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Motörhead —— On Parole ► Heavy Metal
1980 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Fleetwood Mac Live ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Queen —— Flash Gordon [Sndtrk] [UK] ► Glam Rock
1982 ● The Church —— Sing Songs [EP] ► Alt. Power Pop
1986 ● Tesla —— Mechanical Resonance ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Kool Moe Dee —— How Ya Like Me Now ► Rap
1990 ● Various Artists —— Mermaids [Sndtrk] ► Mixed
1992 ● Curtis Mayfield And The Impressions —— The Anthology 1961-1977 ► Soul (Chicago)
1993 ● The Verve Pipe —— Pop Smear ► Alt Rock
1997 ● Katatonia —— Sounds Of Decay ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
2008 ● The Smiths —— The Smith Singles Box ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2009 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Buffet Hotel ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Neil Young —— Dreamin’ Man Live ’92 ► Folk-Rock


December 09
1962 ● The Supremes —— Meet The Supremes ► Soul – Motown
1966 ● Cream —— Fresh Cream ► Blues-Rock
1966 ● The Who —— A Quick One ► British Rock
1966 ● The Hollies —— For Certain Because… ► Pop-Rock
1966 ● The Hollies —— Stop! Stop! Stop! ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Neil Diamond —— Hot August Night ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● George Harrison —— Dark Horse ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Jesse Colin Young —— American Dreams ► Folk-Rock
1986 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Good Music ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Bryan Adams —— MTV Unplugged ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● New Order —— Retro ► Alt Pop-Rock
2003 ● Motörhead —— Live At Brixton Academy ► Heavy Metal
2014 ● Yes —— Like It Is: Yes At The Bristol Hippodrome ► Prog Rock
2016 ● Neil Young Featuring Pearl Jam —— Peace Trail ► Folk-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (November 19 – 25)

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 19
1973 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Brain Salad Surgery ► Prog Rock
1973 ● The Beach Boys —— The Beach Boys In Concert ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● George Harrison —— The Best Of George Harrison ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● George Harrison —— Thirty-Three & 1/3 [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Live Rust ► Folk-Rock
1979 ● Frank Zappa —— Joe’s Garage: Acts II & III ► Art Rock
1980 ● Barry Manilow —— Barry ► AM Pop
1980 ● Blondie —— Autoamerican ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1982 ● Led Zeppelin —— Coda ► Hard Rock
1984 ● Don Henley —— Building The Perfect Beast ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● The Kinks —— Word Of Mouth ► British Rock
1991 ● U2 —— Achtung Baby ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● Talk Talk —— Laughing Stock ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1991 ● Teenage Fanclub —— Bandwagonesque ► Power Pop
1991 ● Luis Miguel —— Romance ► Latin Pop
1991 ● Jeff Beck —— Beckology ► Blues-Rock
1991 ● The Clash —— Clash On Broadway ► Punk
1996 ● Bush —— Razorblade Suitcase ► Grunge Rock
1996 ● Boz Scaggs —— Fade Into Light ► Pop-Soul
2001 ● Cher —— Living Proof ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Toni Braxton —— More Than A Woman ► Soul-Pop
2002 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Live In Rio ► Soul-Funk
2002 ● George Harrison —— Brainwashed ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Led Zeppelin —— Early Days And Latter Days ► Hard Rock
2002 ● Joni Mitchell —— Travelogue ► Folk-Rock
2010 ● Cher —— Burlesque [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
2012 ● Simple Minds —— 5X5 Live ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2012 ● Led Zeppelin —— Celebration Day ► Hard Rock
2012 ● The Who —— Live At Hull 1970 ► British Rock
2013 ● Eric Clapton —— Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 ► Blues-Rock
2013 ● Eric Clapton —— Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 ► Blues-Rock
2013 ● Rush —— Clockwork Angels Tour ► Prog/Art Rock


November 20
1965 ● The Yardbirds —— Having A Rave Up With The Yardbirds ► Blues Rock
1968 ● Stevie Wonder —— Eivets Rednow…Alfie ► Soul-pop
1971 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— There’s A Riot Goin’ On ► Soul-Funk
1973 ● Alice Cooper —— Muscle Of Love ► Hard Rock
1982 ● Whitesnake —— Snakes & Sinners ► Arena Rock
1989 ● Phil Collins —— …But Seriously ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Blue Rodeo —— Casino ► Country-Rock
1990 ● Cinderella —— Heartbreak Station ► Heavy Metal
1990 ● Debbie Gibson —— Anything Is Possible ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Run-D.M.C. —— Back From Hell ► Rap
1990 ● Peter Gabriel —— Shaking The Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats ► Prog Rock
1990 ● Paul McCartney —— Tripping The Live Fantastic: Highlights! ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● The Beatles —— Anthology 1 ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Playback ► Album Rock
1997 ● HiM —— Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666 ► Heavy Metal/Goth Metal
1998 ● The Slackers —— The Question ► Ska Revival
2001 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Beautiful Chaos: Greatest Hits Live ► Post-Punk New Wave
2001 ● Aerosmith —— Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology ► Hard Rock
2001 ● Sting —— …All This Time ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Foo Fighters —— Five Songs And A Cover [EP] ► Grunge Rock
2006 ● Oasis —— Stop The Clocks ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
2007 ● Melissa Etheridge —— The Awakening Live ► Roots Rock
2007 ● The Kingston Trio —— Live At The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium ► Folk-Pop
2007 ● Phish —— Vegas 96 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2009 ● Billy Idol —— In Super Overdrive Live ► Hard Rock
2015 ● Adele Adkins —— 25 ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2015 ● Tracy Chapman —— Greatest Hits ► Folk-Rock
2015 ● Rush —— R40 Live ► Prog/Art Rock


November 21
1966 ● Joan Baez —— Noël ► Folk-Pop/Latin
1966 ● The Animals —— Animalism ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● Junior Walker & The All-Stars —— Gotta Hold On To This Feeling ► Soul
1969 ● The Moody Blues —— To Our Children’s Children’s Children ► Psychedelic Rock
1970 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— Greatest Hits ► Soul-Funk
1970 ● Neil Diamond —— Tap Root Manuscript ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Queen —— A Night At The Opera [UK] ► Glam Rock
1976 ● Scorpions —— Virgin Killer ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1977 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— All ‘N All ► Soul-Funk
1980 ● Heatwave —— Candles ► Funk/Disco
1980 ● REO Speedwagon —— Hi Infidelity ► Arena Rock
1980 ● Steely Dan —— Gaucho ► Jazz-Rock
1980 ● Rod Stewart —— Foolish Behavior ► Dance-Disco
1983 ● Kool & The Gang —— In The Heart ► Post-Disco
1983 ● Duran Duran —— Seven And The Ragged Tiger ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1984 ● Frank Zappa —— Francesco Zappa ► Art Rock/Classical
1985 ● Don Henley —— Actual Miles: Henley’s Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Frank Zappa —— Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention ► Art Rock
1986 ● Soul Asylum —— While You Were Out ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1988 ● My Bloody Valentine —— Isn’t Anything ► Indie Rock
1988 ● Skinny Puppy —— Rabies ► Alt. Rock – Industrial
1989 ● Kenny G —— Kenny G Live ► Jazz-Pop
1989 ● Chicago —— Greatest Hits 1982 – 1989 ► Jazz-Rock
1989 ● Rush —— Presto ► Arena Rock
1993 ● Tiffany —— Dreams Never Die ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● New Order —— (the best of) New Order ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Ace Of Base —— The Bridge ► Euro-Dance Pop
1995 ● Don Henley —— Actual Miles: Henley’s Greatest Hits ► Country-Rock
1995 ● Bruce Springsteen —— The Ghost Of Tom Joad ► Heartland Rock
1995 ● Stevie Wonder —— Natural Wonder ► Pop-R&B
2000 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Atlanta Rhythm Section ► Southern Rock
2000 ● Backstreet Boys —— Black & Blue ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● Everclear —— Songs From An American Movie, Vol. 2: Good Time For A Bad Attitude ► Grunge-Punk
2000 ● Elton John —— One Night Only – The Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Collectybles ► Southern Rock
2003 ● Korn —— Take A Look In The Mirror ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal
2005 ● Cocteau Twins —— Lullabies To Violaine: Singles And Extended Plays 1982-1996 ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● Daughtry —— Daughtry ► Alt. Rock
2006 ● The dB’s —— Christmas Time Again ► Power Pop
2006 ● Kiss —— Alive!: The Milenium Conert ► Hard Rock
2007 ● Kylie Minogue —— X ► Dance-Pop
2011 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Ultimate Hits: Rock And Roll Never Forgets ► Heartland Rock

<strong>November 22
1963 ● The Beatles —— With The Beatles ► Pop-Rock
1963 ● Phil Spector —— A Christmas Gift To You From Phillies Records ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles (The White Album) ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● The Kinks —— The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society ► British Rock
1968 ● Dusty Springfield —— Dusty…Definitely ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis ► Rock n Roll
1974 ● Miles Davis —— Get Up With It ► Jazz-Funk Fusion
1977 ● Chic —— Chic ► Disco
1980 ● Motörhead —— Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers [EP] ► Heavy Metal
1984 ● Split Enz —— See Ya’ Round ► New Wave Power Pop
1985 ● Lloyd Cole & The Commotions —— Easy Pieces ► AA Pop-Rock/Synth
1985 ● Yoko Ono —— Starpeace ► New Wave Art-Rock
1988 ● Candlemass —— Ancient Dreams ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
1988 ● Chaka Khan —— CK ► Funk
1988 ● Bette Midler —— Beaches [Sndtrk] ► Female Vocalist
1988 ● Pink Floyd —— Delicate Sound Of Thunder ► Prog Rock
1992 ● Kool & The Gang —— Unite ► Funk-Soul
1993 ● Jethro Tull —— Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 [UK] ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Elton John —— Duets ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● The Rolling Stones —— Jump Back: The Best Of The Rolling Stones [UK] ► Blues-Rock
1994 ● John Hiatt —— Hiatt Comes Alive At Budokan? ► Roots Rock
1994 ● Aerosmith —— Box Of Fire ► Hard Rock
1994 ● ZZ Top —— One Foot In The Blues ► Blues-Rock
2003 ● Rory Gallagher —— Meeting With The G-Man ► Blues-Rock
2005 ● Billy Joel —— My Lives ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● The Rolling Stones —— Rarities 1971-2003 ► Blues-Rock
2005 ● Rush —— R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour ► Prog/Art Rock
2011 ● Motörhead —— The Wörld Is Ours – Vol. 1: Everywhere Further Than Everyplace Else ► Heavy Metal


November 23
1964 ● Ben E. King —— Ben E. King’s Greatest Hits ► Soul
1964 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles Story ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Cat Stevens —— Tea For The Tillerman ► Folk-Pop
1970 ● Manfred Mann Chapter Three —— Chapter Three Volume Two ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1973 ● Yoko Ono —— Feeling The Space ► Avant Garde/Experimental
1974 ● The Moody Blues —— This Is The Moody Blues ► Psychedelic Rock
1978 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 ► Soul-Funk
1979 ● Public Image Ltd. —— Metal Box ► Post-Punk
1979 ● Mike Oldfield —— Platinum ► Progressive Rock
1979 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— Live! Coast To Coast ► Soul-Pop
1981 ● David Bowie —— Changestwobowie ► Glam Rock
1981 ● AC/DC —— For Those About To Rock We Salute You ► Hard Rock
1981 ● Chicago —— Greatest Hits, Volume II ► Jazz-Rock
1981 ● Pink Floyd —— A Collection Of Great Dance Songs ► Prog Rock
1983 ● The Who —— Who’s Greatest Hits ► British Rock
1990 ● Bad Religion —— Against The Grain ► Punk Rock
1993 ● Archers Of Loaf —— Icky Mettle ► Indie Rock/Noise Pop
1993 ● Ace Of Base —— The Sign ► Euro-Dance Pop
1993 ● Cowboy Junkies —— Pale Sun, Crescent Moon ► Alt. Rock
1993 ● Guns N’ Roses —— The Spaghetti Incident? ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Metallica —— Live Shit: Binge & Purge ► Heavy Metal
1993 ● Linda Ronstadt —— Winter Light ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Cyndi Lauper —— Sisters Of Avalon ► Pop-Rock
1999 ● The Beastie Boys —— Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds Of Science ► Rap
1999 ● Freedom Call —— Stairway To Fairyland ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
1999 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Listener Supported ► AA Pop-Rock
1999 ● Mötley Crüe —— Live: Entertainment Or Death ► Heavy Metal
1999 ● Phish —— Hampton Comes Alive ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1999 ● Jessica Simpson —— Sweet Kisses ► Tenn Dance-Pop
1999 ● Blondie —— Live ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1999 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Live Era: ’87-’93 ► Hard Rock
1999 ● Metallica —— S&M ► Heavy Metal
1999 ● R.E.M. —— Man On The Moon ► Rock
2004 ● Evanescence —— Anywhere But Home ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal
2004 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Afterglow Live ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— One Way Out ► Southern Rock
2004 ● Nirvana —— With The Lights Out ► Grunge
2004 ● Poco —— Keeping The Legend Alive ► Country-Rock
2004 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— In Concert ► Folk-Pop
2004 ● U2 —— How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2008 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Chinese Democracy ► Hard Rock
2009 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— The Live Anthology ► Album Rock


November 24
1967 ● Kaleidoscope —— Tangerine Dream ► Psychedelic Rock
1969 ● Tim Buckley —— Blue Afternoon ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● The Kinks —— Muswell Hillbillies ► British Rock
1972 ● Hawkwind —— Doremi Fasol Latido ► Space Rock
1975 ● Carly Simon —— The Best Of Carly Simon ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● George Harrison —— Thirty-Three & 1/3 ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Mike Oldfield —— Incantations ► Progressive Rock
1978 ● Rod Stewart —— Blondes Have More Fun ► Blues-Rock
1984 ● Eurythmics —— 1984 (For The Love Of Big Brother) [Sndtrk] ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1984 ● Pat Benatar —— Tropico ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Hawkwind —— Live Chronicles ► Space Rock
1986 ● Red Box —— The Circle & The Square ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Eric Clapton —— August ► Blues-Rock
1987 ● Keith Sweat —— Make It Last Forever ► New jack swing
1992 ● Leonard Cohen —— The Future ► Soft Rock
1992 ● Erasure —— Pop! – The First 20 Singles ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1992 ● Spin Doctors —— Homebelly Groove ► Alt Pop-Rock
1994 ● Cryptopsy —— Blasphemy Made Flesh ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1997 ● All Saints —— All Saints ► Electronic Dance-Pop
1997 ● Yes —— Open Your Eyes ► Prog Rock
1998 ● Bone Thugs-N-Harmony —— The Collection Volume 1 ► Gangsta Rap
1998 ● Pearl Jam —— Live On Two Legs ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Metallica —— Garage, Inc. ► Heavy Metal
1998 ● Queen —— The Crown Jewels ► Glam Rock
2003 ● Madonna —— Remixed & Revisited ► Dance-Pop
2003 ● The Tubes —— White Punks On Dope ► Alt. Rock
2006 ● Whitesnake —— Live: In The Heart Of The Blues ► Arena Rock
2008 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Live At The Royal Albert Hall ► Alt Rock
2008 ● Jeff Beck —— Performing This Week…Live At Ronnie Scott’s ► Instrumental Rock
2009 ● Bob Seger —— Early Seger Vol. 1 ► Heartland Rock
2014 ● Soundgarden —— Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path ► Grunge Rock
2014 ● Joni Mitchell —— Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting Toi Be Danced ► Folk-Rock


November 25
1963 ● The Beatles —— Beatlemania! With The Beatles ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Laura Nyro —— Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Aretha Franklin —— With Everything I Feel In Me ► Soul
1977 ● Eric Clapton —— Slowhand ► Blues-Rock
1978 ● Eric Clapton —— Backless ► Blues-Rock
1983 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Nocturne ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1983 ● Tracey Ullman —— You Broke My Heart in 17 Places ► Girl Groups
1996 ● Enigma —— Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi! ► Ambient
1997 ● Garth Brooks —— Sevens ► Country-Pop
2003 ● Counting Crows —— Films About Ghosts: The Best Of Counting Crows ► AA Pop-Rock
2003 ● No Doubt —— Boon Box ► Ska-Pop
2003 ● No Doubt —— The Singles 1992-2003 ► Ska-Pop
2003 ● Roy Buchanan —— Live In Japan ► Blues-Rock
2003 ● Johnny Cash —— Unearthed ► Classic Country
2011 ● Nirvana —— Nevermind: The Singles ► Grunge
2011 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Kiss My Amps ► Album Rock
2013 ● Black Sabbath —— Live…Gathered In Their Masses ► Hard Rock
2016 ● Heart —— Live At The Royal Albert Hall With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ► Album Rock

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Albums Released This Week (October 29 – November 4)

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):


October 29
1962 ● The Beach Boys —— Surfin’ Safari ► Hot Rod
1966 ● Neil Diamond —— The Feel Of Neil Diamond ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● The Byrds —— Ballad Of Easy Rider ► Country-Rock
1973 ● Dave Mason —— It’s Like You Never Left ► Prog Rock
1974 ● David Bowie —— David Live ► Glam Rock
1976 ● Frank Zappa —— Zoot Allures ► Art Rock
1976 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Best Of The Doobie Brothers ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● ABBA —— Greatest Hits Vol. 2 ► Euro-Pop
1981 ● Rush —— Exit…Stage Left ► Arena Rock
1982 ● Donald Fagen —— The Nightfly ► Jazz-Rock
1982 ● Pat Benatar —— Get Nervous ► Hard Rock
1984 ● Frankie Goes To Hollywood —— Welcome To The Pleasuredome ► New Wave Club/Dance
1984 ● Bryan Adams —— Reckless ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Depeche Mode —— Some Great Reward ► Synth-Pop
1985 ● Rush —— Power Windows ► Arena Rock
1990 ● The Beautiful South —— Choke ► Alt Pop-Rock
1990 ● Freddie Jackson —— Do Me Again ► Soul
1990 ● Paul McCartney —— Tripping The Live Fantastic ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Big Daddy Kane —— Prince Of Darkness ► Golden Age Rap
1991 ● The New York Rock And Soul Revue —— Live At The Beacon ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Paul McCartney —— Choba b CCCP [US] ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Wilco —— Being There ► Alt. Country-Rock
1996 ● Natalie Cole —— A Celebration Of Christmas ► Holiday Soul-Pop
1996 ● Ghostface Killah —— Ironman ► Rap-soul
1996 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Greatest Hits Live ► Soul-Funk
1996 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Time Flies…The Best Of ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Joni Mitchell —— Hits ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Joni Mitchell —— Misses ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● The Who —— Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 ► British Rock
1996 ● Yes —— Keys To The Ascension ► Prog Rock
1996 ● Iggy Pop —— Nude & Rude: The Best Of Iggy Pop ► Alt. Rock / Post-Punk
1996 ● Various Artists —— Message To Love: The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 ► Festival Rock
2002 ● New Order —— International ► Alt Pop-Rock
2002 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 13 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2002 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 14 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2002 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 15 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2002 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 16 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2002 ● Whitesnake —— Here I Go Again: The Whitesnake Collection ► Arena Rock
2002 ● Nirvana —— Nirvana ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2007 ● Queen —— Queen Rock Momtreal ► Glam Rock
2010 ● Mariah Carey —— Merry Christmas II You ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Bryan Adams —— Bare Bones ► Pop-Rock
2013 ● Nick Lowe —— A Seasonal Selection For All The Family ► Pub Rock
2013 ● James Taylor —— The Essential James Taylor ► Folk-Rock


October 30
1967 ● Buffalo Springfield —— Buffalo Springfield Again ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Elton John —— Tumbleweed Connection ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● The Temptations —— The Temptations Christmas Card ► Soul – Motown
1971 ● The Who —— Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy ► British Rock
1971 ● Pink Floyd —— Meddle ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Stevie Wonder —— Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants ► Pop-R&B
1981 ● Spandau Ballet —— Journeys To Glory ► New Wave Synht-Pop
1983 ● Mercyful Fate —— Melissa ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Anthrax —— Spreading The Disease ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1987 ● George Michael —— Faith ► Dance-Pop
1989 ● Joe Satriani —— Flying In A Blue Dream ► Instrumental
1989 ● Wet Wet Wet —— Holding Back The River ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1990 ● Big Daddy Kane —— Taste Of Chocolate ► Golden Age Rap
1990 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Feeding Frenzy ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Roxy Music —— Heart Still Beating ► Prog Rock
1995 ● Pulp —— Different Class ► Britpop
2000 ● Blur —— Blur: The Best Of ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
2001 ● Bane —— Give Blood ► Hardcore Punk
2001 ● Tracy Chapman —— Collection ► Folk-Rock
2001 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 6 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2001 ● Michael Jackson —— Invincible ► Dance-Pop
2006 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Decades Rock Live: Bonnie Raitt And Friends ► Blues-Rock
2007 ● Ben E. King —— Love Is Gonna Get You ► Soul
2007 ● Eagles —— Long Road Out Of Eden ► Country-Rock
2012 ● Rod Stewart —— Merry Christmas, Baby ► Holiday Pop
2012 ● Three Dog Night —— One ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2012 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Psychedelic Pill ► Hard Rock
2015 ● Trey Anastasio —— Paper Wheels ► Jam Band/Guitar Rock


October 31
1964 ● Bob Dylan —— Carnegie Hall ► Folk
1966 ● Elvis Presley —— Spinout ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● Phil Ochs —— Pleasures Of The Harbor ► Folk-Rock
1972 ● Jethro Tull —— Living In The Past ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Donna Summer —— Once Upon A Time… ► Disco
1978 ● Smokey Robinson —— Smokin’ ► Quiet Storm
1980 ● Klaus Schulze —— Dig It ► Space Rock
1983 ● Cocteau Twins —— Head Over Heals ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● Paul McCartney —— Pipes Of Peace ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Possessed —— Beyond The Gates ► Heavy/Death Metal
1986 ● Roxette —— Pearls Of Passion ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Dinosaur Jr. —— Bug ► Alt. Rock
1988 ● Soundgarden —— Ultramega OK ► Grunge Rock
1988 ● Paul McCartney —— Choba b CCCP [Russia] ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Carpenters —— Loveliness ► Easy Listening
1989 ● Grateful Dead —— Built To Last ► Album Rock
1990 ● Naked Raygun —— Raygun…Naked Raygun ► Punk Rock
1991 ● Ice Cube —— Death Certificate ► Gangsta Rap
1994 ● ABBA —— Thank You For The Music ► Euro-Pop
1994 ● Frank Zappa —— Civilization Phaze III ► 20th Century Classical
1995 ● Paul Siebel —— Paul Siebel ► Country-Folk
1995 ● Julian Cope —— 20 Mothers ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Foreigner —— Mr. Moonlight ► Arena Rock
1995 ● Curtis Mayfield —— Live At The Bitter End ► Soul/Funk
1996 ● Slipknot —— Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. ► Heavy Metal/Funk Metal
2000 ● U2 —— All That You Can’t Leave Behind ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● Bob Dylan —— The Essential Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Anthology: Through the Years ► Album Rock
2006 ● The Fags —— Light ‘Em Up ► Alt. Power Pop
2006 ● Phil Lesh & Friends —— Live At The Warfield ► Country-Rock
2006 ● Phish —— Colorado ’88 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2006 ● Triumph —— Extended Versions: Triumph ► Arena Rock
2006 ● The Who —— Endless Wire ► British Rock
2008 ● Richard Marx —— Emotional Remains ► AA Pop-Rock
2008 ● Richard Marx —— Sundown ► AA Pop-Rock


November 01
1963 ● Elvis Presley —— Fun In Acapulco ► Rock n Roll
1965 ● The Supremes —— Merry Christmas ► Soul – Motown
1965 ● The Temptations —— Temptin’ Temptations ► Soul – Motown
1968 ● Canned Heat —— Living The Blues ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Grateful Dead —— American Beauty ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Jerry Garcia & Howard Wales —— Hooteroll? ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1971 ● Billy Joel —— Cold Spring Harbor ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Slade —— Slayed? ► Hard Rock
1972 ● The Hollies —— Romany ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Elvis Presley —— Burning Love And Hits From His Movies, Vol. 3 ► Rock n Roll
1972 ● James Taylor —— One Man Dog ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● Roxy Music —— Stranded ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Kraftwerk —— Autobahn ► Techno-Rock
1974 ● Scorpions —— Fly To The Rainbow ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1974 ● Poco —— Cantamos ► Country-Rock
1975 ● The Band —— Northern Lights-Southern Cross ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● James Taylor —— Greatest Hits ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● Queen —— News Of The World ► Glam Rock
1979 ● Carpenters —— Special Series [Japan] ► Easy Listening
1979 ● Hall & Oates —— X-Static ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Simple Minds —— Real To Real Cacophony ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1979 ● Aerosmith —— Night In The Ruts ► Hard Rock
1979 ● Jefferson Starship —— Freedom At Point Zero ► Arena Rock
1981 ● Simple Minds —— Themes For Great Cities 79/81 ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1982 ● Phil Collins —— Hello, I Must Be Going! ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Cocteau Twins —— Treasure ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Harry Connick, Jr. —— 20 ► Piano Jazz
1988 ● Ratt —— Reach For The Sky ► Heavy Metal/Glam Metal
1990 ● The Shamen —— En-Tact ► Alt Rock/Electro-Psych
1990 ● Big Audio Dynamite II —— Kool-Aid ► Dance-Rock
1990 ● Steve Earle —— The Hard Way ► Alt. Country
1991 ● Grateful Dead —— Infrared Roses ► Psychedelic Rock
1992 ● Sade —— Love Deluxe [UK] ► Quiet Storm
1994 ● Nirvana —— MTV Unplugged In New York ► Grunge
1994 ● The Black Crowes —— Amorica ► Southern Rock
1994 ● Mariah Carey —— Merry Christmas ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Carly Simon —— Letters Never Sent ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Aerosmith —— Big Ones ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Four Chords And Several Years Ago ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Tom Petty —— Wildflowers ► Album Rock
1995 ● John Hiatt —— Live From Austin, TX ► Roots Rock
1995 ● Incubus —— Fungus Amongus ► Funk Metal
1996 ● East 17 —— Around The World Hit Singles: The Journey So Far ► Dance-Pop
1997 ● Kylie Minogue —— Inpossible Princess ► Dance-Pop
1999 ● Carbon Leaf —— Ether-Electrified Porch Music ► AA Alt Rock
1999 ● Westlife —— Westlife [UK] ► Teen Pop/Boy Band
2004 ● James Taylor —— James Taylor: A Christmas Album ► Folk-Rock
2005 ● The Tragically Hip —— Hipeponymous ► Folk-Rock
2005 ● Nirvana —— Silver: The Best In The Box ► Grunge
2005 ● Santana —— All That I Am ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
2011 ● Blouse —— Blouse ► Indie Rock/Neo-Psychedelia
2011 ● The Beach Boys —— The Smile Sessions ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Journey —— Greatest Hits 2 ► AOR Rock


November 02
1967 ● Cream —— Disraeli Gears ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Willy And The Poor Boys ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Yes —— Time And A Word ► Prog Rock
1973 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● John Lennon —— Mind Games ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Miles Davis —— Water Babies ► Jazz/Be-Bop Fusion
1978 ● The Police —— Outlandos d’Amour ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1978 ● Paul McCartney & Wings —— Wings Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Marianne Faithfull —— Broken English ► AA Pop-Rock
1979 ● The Damned —— Machine Gun Etiquette ► Punk-Rock
1980 ● Rory Gallagher —— Stage Struck ► Blues-Rock
1981 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Re-ac-tor ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Long After Dark ► Album Rock
1987 ● Bryan Ferry —— Bete Noire ► Prog. Rock
1987 ● George Harrison —— Cloud Nine ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Paul McCartney —— All The Best! ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Bad Religion —— No Control ► Punk Rock
1992 ● Madness —— Madstock! ► Ska Revival
1992 ● The Smiths —— …Best II ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1992 ● The Smiths —— Best…I ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1992 ● Pink Floyd —— Shine On ► Prog Rock
1993 ● Bryan Adams —— So Far So Good ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Kate Bush —— The Red Shoes ► Art Rock
1993 ● Dixie Chicks —— Shouldn’t Have Told You That ► Country-Rock
1993 ● k. d. lang —— Even Cowgirls Get The Blues ► Alt Country Rock
1993 ● The Band —— Jericho ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● The Bee Gees —— Size Isn’t Everything ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Frank Zappa —— The Yellow Shark ► 20th Century Classical
1998 ● Bright Eyes —— Letting Off The Happiness ► Indie Rock/Emo
1998 ● Oasis —— The Masterplan ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
1998 ● Aretha Franklin —— Greatest Hits ► Soul
1998 ● Genesis —— The Way We Walk, Vols. 1-2: The Shorts And Longs ► Prog Rock
1999 ● Bane —— It All Comes Down To This ► Hardcore Punk
1999 ● Mariah Carey —— Rainbow ► Pop-Rock
1999 ● Counting Crows —— This Desert Life ► AA Pop-Rock
1999 ● The Lovin’ Spoonful —— Live At The Hotel Seville ► Folk-Rock
2002 ● Poco —— Running Horse ► Country-Rock
2004 ● Jethro Tull —— Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 ► Folk-Rock
2010 ● 7 Walkers —— 7 Walkers ► Swampadelic Funk
2010 ● No Doubt —— Icon ► Ska-Pop
2010 ● Weezer —— Death To False Metal ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
2010 ● Elvis Costello —— National Ransom ► Country-Rock


November 03
1965 ● Elvis Presley —— Harum Scarum ► Rock n Roll
1966 ● The Easybeats —— Volume 3 ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1969 ● Diana Ross & The Supremes —— Cream Of The Crop ► Soul
1970 ● Diana Ross —— Everything Is Everything ► Soul – Motown
1973 ● Hall & Oates —— Abandoned Luncheonette ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Neil Diamond —— Jonathan Livingston Seagull [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● America —— History: America’s Greatest Hits ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● Triumph —— Rock & Roll Machine ► Arena Rock
1978 ● The Jam —— All Mod Cons ► Punk-Rock
1979 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— Back On The Right Track ► Soul-Funk
1980 ● ABBA —— Super Trouper ► Euro-Pop
1980 ● Whitesnake —— Live…In The Heart Of The City ► Arena Rock
1980 ● Neil Young —— Hawks & Doves ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● The Church —— Temperature Drop In Down Town Winterland [EP] ► Alt. Power Pop
1986 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Your Funeral…My Trial ► Post-punk Alt Rock
1986 ● Kool & The Gang —— Forever ► Dance-Pop
1986 ● Kim Wilde —— Another Step ► Hi-NRG
1986 ● John Lennon —— Menlove Ave. ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— American Dream ► Folk-Rock
1992 ● Rage Against The Machine —— Rage Against The Machine ► Rap-Metal
1992 ● Bon Jovi —— Keep The Faith ► Arena Rock
1992 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Grand Funk Railroad ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Elton John —— Greatest Hits 1976–1986 ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Angra —— Angels Cry ► Heavy Metal/Brazilian Metal
1997 ● Front Line Assembly —— [FLA]vour Of The Week ► Industrial Rock
1997 ● Queen —— Queen Rocks ► Glam Rock
1998 ● Beck —— Mutations ► AA Pop-Rock
1998 ● Eddie Money —— Greatest Hits Live: The Encore Collection ► Album Rock
1998 ● The Shamen —— UV ► Alt Rock/Electro-Psych
1998 ● The Bee Gees —— One Night Only ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● The Rolling Stones —— No Security ► Blues-Rock
1998 ● Duran Duran —— Greatest ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2000 ● Vintersorg —— Cosmic Genesis ► Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal
2009 ● Foo Fighters —— Greatest Hits ► Grunge Rock
2009 ● Weezer —— Raditude ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
2009 ● Nirvana —— Live In Reading ► Grunge
2009 ● REO Speedwagon —— Not So Silent Night…Christmas With REO Speedwagon ► Arena Rock


November 04
1966 ● The Rolling Stones —— Got Live If You Want It! ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— The Allman Brothers Band ► Southern Rock
1969 ● David Bowie —— Man Of Words/Man Of Music ► Glam Rock
1970 ● David Bowie —— The Man Who Sold The World ► Glam Rock
1973 ● Passport —— Hand Made ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1975 ● The Temptations —— House Party ► Soul – Motown
1976 ● Jean-Luc Ponty —— Imaginary Voyage ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1977 ● The Ramones —— Rocket To Russia ► Punk-Rock
1977 ● Rod Stewart —— Foot Loose & Fancy Free ► Blues-Rock
1981 ● Black Sabbath —— Mob Rules ► Hard Rock
1983 ● Paul Simon —— Hearts And Bones ► Folk-Pop
1984 ● Hawkwind —— This Is Hawkwind, Do Not Panic ► Space Rock
1985 ● Hawkwind —— Anthology, Vol. 1 ► Space Rock
1985 ● Sade —— Promise [UK] ► Quiet Storm
1985 ● Barbra Streisand —— The Broadway Album ► Easy Listening
1985 ● The Clash —— Cut The Crap ► Punk
1986 ● Megadeth —— Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● They Might Be Giants —— They Might Be Giants ► Alt. Rock
1986 ● The Pretenders —— Get Close ► Post-Punk
1987 ● Sinead O’Connor —— The Lion And The Cobra ► Alt Pop-Rock
1991 ● Cocteau Twins —— The Box Set ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Aphex Twin —— Richard D. James Album ► Electronica – Dark Ambient
1997 ● Asia —— Live In Philadelphia ► Prog Rock
1997 ● Bad Manners —— Heavy Petting ► Ska Revival
1997 ● Harmonia —— Tracks And Traces ► Krautrock/Kosmische Musik
1997 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Kettle Whistle ► Alt. Rock
1997 ● Richard Marx —— Greatest Hits ► AA Pop-Rock
1997 ● Soundgarden —— A-Sides ► Grunge Rock
1997 ● Spice Girls —— Spiceworld ► Dance-Pop
1997 ● Shania Twain —— Come On Over ► Country-Pop
1997 ● The Beach Boys —— The Pet Sounds Sessions ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Evanescence —— Origin ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal
2000 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Peakin’ At The Beacon ► Southern Rock
2002 ● Iron Maiden —— BBC Archives ► Heavy Metal
2002 ● Iron Maiden —— Beast Over Hammersmith ► Heavy Metal
2002 ● Iron Maiden —— Best Of The ‘B’ Sides ► Heavy Metal
2002 ● Iron Maiden —— Edward The Great ► Heavy Metal
2003 ● Coldplay —— Live 2003 ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop
2003 ● Iggy Pop —— Skull Ring ► Alt. Rock / Punk
2003 ● Ben E. King —— Person To Person: Live At The Blue Note ► Soul
2003 ● Little River Band —— Streams Of Success ► Soft Rock
2003 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Afterglow ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● Stephen Stills —— Turnin’ Back The Pages ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● Peter Gabriel —— Hit ► Prog Rock
2003 ● Bob Seger —— Greatest Hits 2 ► Heartland Rock
2004 ● Queen —— Queen On Fire – Live At The Bowl ► Glam Rock
2004 ● The Rolling Stones —— Live Licks ► Blues-Rock
2008 ● Led Zeppelin —— The Definitive Collection ► Hard Rock
2008 ● Lou Reed —— Berlin: Live At St. Ann’s Warehouse ► Hard Rock
2008 ● ZZ Top —— Live From Texas ► Blues-Rock
2014 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Southbound ► Pop-Rock
2014 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete ► Folk-Rock
2014 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Raw ► Folk-Rock
2014 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Appetite For Democracy ► Hard Rock
2014 ● Neil Young —— Storytone ► Orchestral Rock

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Albums Released This Week (October 22 – 28)

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):


October 22
1965 ● Donovan —— Fairytale [UK] ► Folk-Rock
1969 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin II ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Kiss —— Hotter Than Hell ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Night Moves ► Heartland Rock
1976 ● Elton John —— Blue Moves ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Led Zeppelin —— The Song Remains The Same ► Hard Rock
1979 ● Cher —— Prisoner ► Pop-Disco
1984 ● The Cure —— Concert: The Cure Live ► Post-Punk
1984 ● Paul McCartney —— Give My Regards To Broad Street ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Mason Williams & Mannheim Steamroller —— Classical Gas ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— No Rest For The Wicked ► Hard Rock
1990 ● A-Ha —— East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon ► Synth-Pop
1990 ● Pet Shop Boys —— Behavior ► Electro-pop/Dance
1991 ● Death —— Human ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1991 ● Matthew Sweet —— Girlfriend ► Power Pop
1991 ● Various Artists —— Two Rooms: Celebrating The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Tina Turner —— Simoly The Best ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Arc ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Weld ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Fumbling Towards Ecstasy ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Gov’t Mule —— Live From Roseland Ballroom ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
1996 ● Phil Collins —— Dance Into The Light ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Journey —— Trial By Fire ► Prog/Art Rock
1996 ● Van Halen —— Best Of Van Halen, Vol. I ► Hard Rock
1998 ● The Dillenger Escape Plan —— Under The Running Board ► Heavy Metal/Mathcore
2001 ● The Cranberries —— Wake Up And Smell The Coffee ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2002 ● Foo Fighters —— One By One ► Grunge Rock
2002 ● Various Artists —— VH1 Divas Las Vegas ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Santana —— Shaman ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
2002 ● Rod Stewart —— It Had To Be You: The Great American Songbook ► Traditional Pop
2007 ● Ray Davies —— Working Man’s Café ► Pop-Rock
2012 ● Richard Marx —— Christmas Spirit ► AA Pop-Rock


October 23
1970 ● Genesis —— Trespass ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Frank Zappa —— Chunga’s Revenge ► Art Rock
1972 ● Al Green —— I’m Still in Love With You ► Soul (Southern)
1976 ● Harry Chapin —— On The Road To Kingdom Come ► Folk-Pop
1979 ● Hyman, Phyllis —— You Know How To Love Me ► Disco/Soul-Pop
1981 ● Sammy Hagar —— Standing Hampton ► Arena Rock
1981 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Almost Blue ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1983 ● Willie Nelson —— Without A Song ► Outlaw Country
1984 ● Janet Jackson —— Dream Street ► Pop-Soul
1984 ● Wham! —— Make It Big ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Iggy Pop —— Blah Blah Blah ► Alt. Rock / Punk
1988 ● Various Artists —— Miami Vice III [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Terence Trent D’Arby —— Neither Fish Nor Flesh (A Soundtrack Of Love, Faith, Hope & Destruction) ► Pop-R&B
1989 ● Roy Orbison —— Black & White Night Live ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Betty Boo —— Boomania ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Deep Purple —— Slaves And Masters ► Hard Rock
1995 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Ozzmosis ► Hard Rock
2000 ● PJ Harvey —— Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea ► Indie Rock
2000 ● Atomic Kitten —— Right Now ► Dance-Pop
2001 ● Incubus —— Morning View ► Funk Metal
2001 ● Toni Braxton —— Snowflakes ► Soul-Pop
2001 ● Bush —— Golden State ► Grunge Rock
2001 ● Gov’t Mule —— The Deep End, Vol. 1 ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2001 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Live In Chicago 12.19.98 At The United Center ► AA Pop-Rock
2006 ● Martin Briley —— It Comes In Waves ► Pop-Rock/Power Pop
2006 ● PJ Harvey —— The Peel Sessions: 1991-2004 ► Indie Rock
2007 ● Robert Plant & Alison Krauss —— Raising Sand ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● Mötley Crüe —— Carnival Of Sins: Live, Vols. 1-2 ► Heavy Metal
2007 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo Starr: Live At Soundstage ► Pop-Rock
2007 ● Heart —— Dreamboat Annie Live ► Album Rock
2007 ● Neil Young —— Chrome Dreams II ► Folk-Rock
2008 ● David Bowie —— Glass Spider Live ► Glam Rock
2015 ● Rod Stewart —— Another Country ► Pop-Rock


October 24
1971 ● Don McLean —— American Pie ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Grateful Dead —— Grateful Dead (Live Skull & Roses) ► Country-Rock
1975 ● Roxy Music —— Siren ► Prog Rock
1975 ● John Lennon —— Shaved Fish ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Rory Gallagher —— Calling Card ► Blues-Rock
1980 ● Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Organisation ► New Wave Synth Pop
1980 ● Cheap Trick —— All Shook Up ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
1981 ● Billy Idol —— Don’t Stop ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Stryper —— To Hell With The Devil ► Heavy Metal/Christian
1986 ● Warren Zevon —— A Quiet, Normal Life: The Best Of Warren Zevomn ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Dead Can Dance —— The Serpent’s Egg ► Folk-Pop
1991 ● Brenda Lee —— A Brenda Lee Christmas ► Country-Pop
1994 ● Silver Jews —— Starlite Walker ► Alt Rock/Indie Rock
1995 ● The Smashing Pumpkins —— Melon Collie And The Infinite Sadness ► Hard Rock
1995 ● 20 Fingers —— 20 Fingers ► Dance-Pop
1995 ● Anthrax —— Stomp 442 ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1995 ● John Hiatt —— Walk On ► Roots Rock
1995 ● Indigo Girls —— 1200 Curfews ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Simply Red —— Life ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● David Bowie —— The Buddha Of Suburbia ► Glam Rock
1995 ● The Pretenders —— The Isle Of View ► Post-Punk
1995 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— It’s A Mystery ► Heartland Rock
2000 ● Linkin Park —— Hybrid Theory ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Christina Aguilera —— My Kind Of Christmas ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● Richard Marx —— Days In Avalon ► AA Pop-Rock
2000 ● Spin Doctors —— Just Go Ahead Now: A Retrospective ► Alt Pop-Rock
2011 ● Bob Dylan —— Beyond Here Lies Nothin’: The Collection ► Folk-Rock
2011 ● Paul Simon —— Songwriter ► Folk-Pop


October 25
1968 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Electric Ladyland [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock
1969 ● Pink Floyd —— Ummagumma ► Prog Rock
1971 ● Jeff Beck Group —— Rough And Ready ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● Chicago —— At Carnegie Hall, Vol. 1-4 (Chicago IV) ► Jazz-Rock
1971 ● The Doors —— Other Voices ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Poco —— A Good Feelin’ to Know ► Country-Rock
1973 ● Carpenters —— GEM II [Japan] ► Easy Listening
1974 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Natty Dread ► Roots Reggae
1975 ● Paul Simon —— Still Crazy After All These Years ► Folk-Pop
1976 ● Al Di Meola —— Land Of The Midnight Sun ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1976 ● Joe Walsh —— You Can’t Argue With A Sick Mind ► Blues-Rock
1980 ● Aretha Franklin —— Aretha ► Soul
1984 ● Culture Club —— Waking Up With The House On Fire ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1985 ● The Cars —— Greatest Hits ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1986 ● Howard Jones —— One To One ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1986 ● The Police —— Every Breath You Take: The Singles ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1988 ● The Traveling Wilburys —— Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Frank Zappa —— You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 2 ► Art Rock
1994 ● Common Sense —— Resurrection ► Underground Rap
1994 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Here Come The Psychedelic Furs: B-Sides And Lost Grooves ► Post-Punk New Wave
1994 ● Madonna —— Bedtime Stories ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● Joni Mitchell —— Turbulent Indigo ► Folk-Rock
1994 ● Bob Seger —— Greatest Hits ► Heartland Rock
1996 ● The Brian Jones Massacre —— Thank God For Mental Illness ► Neo-Psychedelia
1996 ● Madonna —— Evita [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop
1999 ● Faithless —— Sunday 8PM/Saturday 3AM ► Trip-hop/Dance
2004 ● PJ Harvey —— iTunes Originals – PJ Harvey ► Indie Rock
2004 ● Manfred Mann —— 2006 ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Berlin —— 4Play ► L. A. Synth-Pop
2005 ● Jerry Garcia —— Garcia Plays Dylan ► Roots Rock
2005 ● Bette Midler —— Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook ► Female Vocalist
2005 ● Aerosmith —— Rockin’ The Joint ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Duran Duran —— Live From London ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2010 ● Devon Allman’s Honeytribe —— Space Age Blues ► Blues-Rock
2010 ● Kansas —— The Essential Kansas ► Prog/Arena Rock


October 26
1967 ● Sam & Dave —— Soul Men ► Soul
1973 ● Diana Ross And Marvin Gaye —— Diana & Marvin ► Soul
1974 ● Neil Diamond —— Serenade ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● The Fall —— Dragnet ► Post-Punk
1981 ● J. Geils Band —— Freeze-Frame ► Blues-Rock
1984 ● Gary Numan —— Berserker ► New Wave Synth Pop
1985 ● Glenn Frey —— Miami Vice [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Meat Loaf —— Live At Wembley ► Arena Rock
1989 ● Hooters —— Zig Zag ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1992 ● Sade —— Love Deluxe ► Quiet Storm
1993 ● Ben E. King —— Shades Of Blue ► Soul
1993 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— MTV Unplugged ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● The Clash —— Super Black Market Clash ► Punk
1993 ● The Cure —— Paris ► Post-Punk
1993 ● The Velvet Underground —— Live MCMXCIII ► Alt. Rock
1994 ● Blur —— The Special Collectors Edition ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
1998 ● Napalm Death —— Words From The Exit Wound [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore
1998 ● The Stranglers —— Coup De Grace ► Punk Rock
1999 ● Genesis —— Turn It On Again: The Hits ► Prog Rock
1999 ● Akinyele —— Aktapuss ► Dirty Rap
1999 ● B*Witched —— Awake And Breathe ► Pop/Girl Group
1999 ● Bush —— The Science Of Things ► Grunge Rock
1999 ● Incubus —— Make Yourself ► Funk Metal
1999 ● Phil Lesh & Friends —— Love Will See You Through ► Country-Rock
1999 ● Robert Palmer —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Robert Palmer ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1999 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● The Band —— Greatest Hits ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Hall & Oates —— Our Kind Of Soul ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Live At Wolf Trap ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Leonard Cohen —— Dear Heather ► Soft Rock


October 27
1967 ● Dusty Springfield —— Where Am I Going? ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● Ten Years After —— Ten Years After ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● Johnny Winter —— Second Winter ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● Ten Years After —— A Space In Time ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Stevie Wonder —— Talking Book ► Pop-R&B
1975 ● Angel —— Angel ► Heavy Metal
1975 ● Bobby Womack —— Safety Zone ► Smooth Soul
1978 ● Slade —— Slade Alive, Vol. 2 ► Hard Rock
1979 ● Motörhead —— Bomber ► Heavy Metal
1980 ● Hawkwind —— Levitation ► Space Rock
1981 ● Ringo Starr —— Stop And Smell The Roses ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Prince —— 1999 ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● George Harrison —— Gone Troppo ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— Heaven Only Knows ► Soul-Pop
1983 ● Bob Dylan —— Infidels ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● Celtic Frost —— To Mega Therion ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● XTC —— Skylarking ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1987 ● Robbie Robertson —— Robbie Robertson ► Roots Rock
1992 ● Michael Nesmith —— Tropical Campfires ► Country-Rock
1992 ● AC/DC —— Live ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Bob Dylan —— Good As I Been To You ► Folk-Rock
1992 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane Loves You ► Psychedelic Rock
1992 ● Neil Young —— Harvest Moon ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Ayreon —— The Final Experiment ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal
1997 ● John Lennon —— Lennon Legend: The Very Best Of JoHn Lennon ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Old Friends ► Folk-Pop
1998 ● The Afghan Whigs —— 1965 ► Post-Punk
1998 ● Cyndi Lauper —— Merry Christmas…Have A Nice Life ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● Phish —— The Story Of The Ghost ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1998 ● Bryan Adams —— On A Day Like Today ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● R.E.M. —— Up ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● The Haunted —— Made Me Do It ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
2008 ● Genesis —— Turn It On Again: The Hits – The Tour Collection ► Prog Rock
2009 ● Gov’t Mule —— By A Thread ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2009 ● Jack Johnson —— En Concert ► AA Folk-Rock
2009 ● Carly Simon —— Never Been Gone ► Pop-Rock
2009 ● Spandau Ballet —— Once More ► New Wave Synht-Pop
2009 ● Stephen Stills —— Live At Shepherd’s Bush ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● R.E.M. —— Live At The Olympia ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2009 ● Sting —— If On A Winter’s Night… ► Pop-Rock
2014 ● The Who —— The Who Hits 50! ► British Rock


October 28
1966 ● The Kinks —— Face To Face ► British Rock
1969 ● Golden Earring —— Eight Miles High ► Hard Rock
1977 ● The Sex Pistols —— Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols ► Punk-Rock
1977 ● Neil Young —— Decade ► Blues-Rock
1978 ● Rush —— Hemispheres ► Prog/Art Rock
1982 ● The Dream Syndicate —— The Days Of Wine And Roses ► Alt Pop-Rock
1983 ● Nick Heywrd —— North Of A Miracle ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1985 ● Oingo Boingo —— Dead Man’s Party ► New Wave Ska-Pop
1985 ● Bob Dylan —— Biograph ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Mike + The Mechanics —— Living Years ► Brit Pop-Rock
1989 ● Deborah Harry —— Def, Dumb & Blonde ► New Eave Dance-Pop
1991 ● Richard Marx —— Rush Street ► AA Pop-Rock
1991 ● Genesis —— We Can’t Dance ► Prog Rock
1991 ● Queen —— Greatest Hits II ► Glam Rock
1993 ● Bob Dylan —— World Gone Wrong ► Folk-Rock
1994 ● Millencolin —— Tiny Toons ► Euro-punk
1996 ● The Beatles —— Anthology 3 ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● The Aquabats —— The Fury Of The Aquabats ► Ska-Punk Revival
1997 ● Asia —— Live in Koln ► Prog Rock
1997 ● Judas Priest —— Jugulator ► Heavy Metal
1997 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Live At Red Rocks 8.15.95 ► AA Pop-Rock
1997 ● Michael McDonald —— Blue Obsession ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1997 ● Eddie Money —— Shakin’ With The Money Man ► Album Rock
1997 ● Phish —— Slip Stitch And Pass ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1997 ● Kiss —— Carnival Of Souls: The Final Sessions ► Hard Rock
1999 ● Tina Turner —— Twenty Four Seven ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● David Gray —— A New Day at Midnight ► AA Pop-Rock
2003 ● HIM —— A-Sides ► Hard Rock
2003 ● The Moody Blues —— December ► Prog Rock
2003 ● R.E.M. —— In Time: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988-2003 ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2008 ● School Of Seven Bells —— Alpinisms ► Dream Pop
2008 ● The Cure —— 4:13 Dream ► Post-Punk

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Albums Released This Week (October 1 – 7)

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):


October 01
1960 ● Elvis Presley —— G.I. Blues ► Rock n Roll
1961 ● Elvis Presley —— Blue Hawaii ► Rock n Roll
1969 ● The Monkees —— The Monkees Present ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● John Cale —— Fear ► Art Rock
1975 ● Rory Gallagher —— Against The Grain ► Blues-Rock
1976 ● John Mellencamp (Johnny Cougar) —— Chestnut Street Incident ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● Styx —— Crystal Ball ► Prog/Art Rock
1977 ● The Runaways —— Waitin’ For The Night ► Punk Rock
1978 ● Rory Gallagher —— Photo-Finish ► Blues-Rock
1979 ● Slade —— Return To Base ► Hard Rock
1982 ● Cocteau Twins —— Lullabies [EP] ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● The Damned —— Strawberries ► Punk-Rock
1982 ● Marvin Gaye —— Midnight Love ► Soul
1984 ● U2 —— The Unforgettable Fire ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1984 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Glorious Results Of A Misspent Youth ► Punk-rock
1984 ● Chaka Khan —— I Feel For You ► Funk
1984 ● Midnight Oil —— Red Sails In The Sunset ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1984 ● Romeo Void —— Instincts ► Post-Punk
1984 ● The Ramones —— Too Tough To Die ► Punk-Rock
1986 ● John Fogerty —— Eye Of The Zombie ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Lennie Gallant —— Breakwater ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Iron Maiden —— No Prayer For The Dying ► Heavy Metal
1990 ● Dannii Minogue —— Dannii ► Pop/Freestyle
1990 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— Hope Chest: The Fredonia Recordings 1982-1983 ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Elton John —— The Very Best of Elton John [1990] ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Cheap Trick —— The Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
1991 ● Prince & The New Power Generation —— Diamonds And Pearls ► Soul-Funk
1993 ● Marduk —— Those Of The Unlight ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1994 ● Natalie Cole —— Holly & Ivy ► Soul-Pop
1994 ● Edge Of Sanity —— Purgatory Afterglow ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1995 ● East 17 —— Up All Night ► Dance-Pop
1996 ● Matchbox Twenty —— Yourself Or Someone Like You ► Alt. Rock
1996 ● Bad Brains —— Black Dots ► Post-Punk/Hardcore
1996 ● Thompson Twins —— Greatest Hits ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1996 ● Curtis Mayfield —— New World Order ► Soul/Funk
1996 ● Nirvana —— From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah ► Grunge
1997 ● Carbon Leaf —— Shadows In The Banquet Hall ► AA Alt Rock
1999 ● Eighteen Visions —— No Time For Love ► Metalcore
2001 ● Kylie Minogue —— Fever ► Dance-Pop
2001 ● Elton John —— Songs From The West Coast ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Matthew Sweet —— To Understand: The Early Recordings Of Matthew Sweet ► Power Pop
2002 ● Weather Report —— Live And Unreleased ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
2004 ● Frank Zappa —— Joe’s Domage ► Jazz Rock
2007 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Best Of The Psychedelic Furs ► Post-Punk New Wave


October 02
1961 ● The Ventures —— The Colorful Ventures ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1964 ● The Kinks —— The Kinks [UK] ► British Rock
1964 ● The Kinks —— You Really Got Me ► British Rock
1971 ● Dolly Parton —— Coat Of Many Colors ► Country
1971 ● J. Geils Band —— The Morning After ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● Barry White —— Stone Gon’ ► Soul
1975 ● Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart —— Bongo Fury ► Art Rock
1978 ● Chicago —— Hot Streets ► Jazz-Rock
1978 ● Neil Young —— Comes A Time ► Folk-Rock
1979 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Survival ► Roots Reggae
1981 ● The Police —— Ghost In The Machine ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1984 ● The Replacements —— Let It Be ► College Rock
1984 ● Bathory —— Bathory ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1984 ● Sheena Easton —— A Private Heaven ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● The Kinks —— UK Jive ► British Rock
1989 ● Neil Young —— Freedom ► Blues-Rock
1990 ● Tiffany —— New Inside ► Dance-Pop
1995 ● Oasis —— (What’s The Story) Morning Glory ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
1995 ● Iron Maiden —— The X Factor ► Heavy Metal
2000 ● Richard Marx —— The Best Of Richard Marx ► Adult Contemporary Pop-Rock
2001 ● Machine Head —— Supercharger ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal
2001 ● The Rembrandts —— Lost Together ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● Billy Joel —— The Essential Billy Joel ► Pop-Rock
2007 ● Matchbox Twenty —— Exile On Mainstream ► Alt. Rock
2007 ● Bob Dylan —— Dylan ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● John Fogerty —— Revival ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Magic ► Heartland Rock
2012 ● Motörhead —— The Wörld Is Ours – Vol. 2: Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else ► Heavy Metal
2012 ● The Tragically Hip —— Now For Plan A ► Folk-Rock
2012 ● Heart —— Fanatic ► Album Rock
2012 ● Van Morrison —— Born To Sing: No Plan B ► Folk-Rock
2015 ● Janet Jackson —— Unbreakable ► Pop-Soul


October 03
1960 ● The Kingston Trio —— The Last Month Of The Year ► Folk-Pop
1968 ● Merle Haggard —— Mama Tried ► Classic Country
1975 ● George Harrison —— Extra Texture (Read All About It) [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● The Who —— The Who By Numbers ► British Rock
1977 ● Electric Light Orchestra —— Out Of The Blue ► Prog. Rock
1977 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis In Concert ► Adult Contemporary
1980 ● Diamond Head —— Lightning To The Nations ► Heavy Metal (Brit New Wave)
1980 ● The Police —— Zenyatta Mondatta ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1981 ● Lindsey Buckingham —— Law And Order ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Genesis —— Genesis ► Prog Rock
1988 ● Keith Richards —— Talk Is Cheap ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Otis Day & The Knights —— Shout ► Soul
1989 ● Jack Bruce —— A Question Of Time ► Prog Rock/Fusion
1989 ● Tracy Chapman —— Crossroads ► Folk-Rock
1989 ● Mark Knopfler —— Last Exit To Brooklyn [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock
1989 ● Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville —— Cry Like A Rainstorm – Howl Like The Wind ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Blind Guardian —— Tales From The Twilight World ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
1991 ● Scarface —— Mr. Scarface Is Back ► Gangsta Rap
1994 ● The Cranberries —— No Need To Argue ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1994 ● Brenda Lee —— The Very Best With Love ► Country-Pop
1994 ● Twisted Sister —— Live At Hammersmith ► Hair Metal
1995 ● Mariah Carey —— Daydream ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Radiohead —— Kid A ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● Luis Miguel —— Vivo ► Latin Pop
2000 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Sibling Rivalry ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Paul Simon —— You’re The One ► Folk-Pop
2005 ● New Order —— Singles ► Alt Pop-Rock
2005 ● Cream —— Royal Albert Hall May 2-3-5-6, 2005 ► Blues-Rock
2006 ● Evanescence —— The Open Door ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal
2006 ● Hall & Oates —— Home For Christmas ► Pop-Rock


October 04
1971 ● Frank Zappa —— 200 Motels [Sndtrk] ► Art Rock
1974 ● John Lennon —— Walls And Bridges [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Rod Stewart —— Smiler ► Album Rock
1975 ● Elton John —— Rock Of The Westies ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Trooper —— Untitled ► Hard Rock
1982 ● The Associates —— Sulk ► New Wave/New Romantic
1982 ● Culture Club —— Kissing To Be Clever ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1982 ● Hall & Oates —— H20 ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Jefferson Starship —— Winds Of Change ► Arena Rock
1984 ● Barbra Streisand —— Emotion ► Easy Listening
1988 ● Ultramagnetic MC’s —— Critical Beatdown ► East Coast Rap
1988 ● Anita Baker —— Giving You The Best That I Got ► Quiet Storm
1988 ● Eddie Money —— Nothing To Lose ► Album Rock
1991 ● Savatage —— Streets: A Rock Opera ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1993 ● Entombed —— Wolverine Blues ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1993 ● Dannii Minogue —— Get Into You ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● Bon Jovi —— Cross Road ► Arena Rock
1994 ● Accept —— Death Row ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal
1994 ● The dB’s —— Paris Avenue ► Power Pop
1994 ● Robbie Robertson & The Red Road Ensemble —— Music For The Native Americans ► Roots Rock
1994 ● R.E.M. —— R.E.M.: Singles Collected ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1999 ● Bloodhound Gang —— Hooray For Boobies [UK] ► Post-Punk Alt Metal
1999 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— The Best Of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band Re-Mastered ► Hard Rock
1999 ● David Bowie —— Hours ► Glam Rock
1999 ● The Clash —— From Here To Etrenity: Live ► Punk
2004 ● The Church —— Beside Yourself ► Alt. Power Pop
2005 ● Little Feat —— Barnstormin’ Live, Vol. 2 ► Southern Rock
2005 ● Bonnie Raitt —— The Essentials ► Blues-Rock
2005 ● Talking Heads —— Talking Heads ► New Wave Art-Rock
2010 ● Blondie —— At The BBC ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2011 ● Indigo Girls —— Beauty Queen Sister ► Folk-Rock


October 05
1968 ● Muddy Waters —— Electric Mud ► Electric Blues
1970 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin III ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Elton John —— Goodbye Yellow Brick Road ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Bryan Ferry —— These Foolish Things ► Prog. Rock
1973 ● The Rolling Stones —— No Stone Unturned ► Blues-rock
1979 ● The Police —— Reggatta De Blanc ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1979 ● Joe Jackson —— I’m The Man ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1979 ● The Who —— Quadrophenia [Sndtrk] ► British Rock
1980 ● Killing Joke —— Killing Joke ► Heavy Metal
1981 ● Einstürzende Neubatuten —— Kollaps ► Industrial Electronica
1981 ● Saxon —— Denim And Leather ► Heavy Metal
1981 ● Depeche Mode —— Speak & Spell ► Synth-Pop
1984 ● J. Geils Band —— You’re Getting’ Even While I’m Getting’ Odd ► Blues-Rock
1985 ● Mike + The Mechanics —— Mike + The Mechanics ► Brit Pop-Rock
1987 ● Terence Trent D’Arby —— Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D’Arby ► Pop-R&B
1987 ● Belinda Carlisle —— Heaven On Earth ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Legend ► Southern Rock
1990 ● Galaxie 500 —— This Is Our Music ► Dream Pop
1990 ● The Go-Go’s —— Greatest ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● American Music Club —— Everclear ► Roots Rock
1991 ● Heart —— Rock The House Live! ► Album Rock
1992 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Twice Upon A Time: The Singles ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Bonnie Tyler —— Angel Heart ► Pop Vocals (Female)
1993 ● The Afghan Whigs —— Gentlemen ► Post-Punk
1993 ● Belinda Carlisle —— Real ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Def Leppard —— Retro Active ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Redd Kross —— Phaseshifter ► Alt. Power Pop
1993 ● Uncle Tupelo —— Anodyne ► Alt. Country
1996 ● Republica —— Republica [UK] ► Punk Rock/Techno-Pop
1998 ● Ash —— Nu-Clear Sounds [UK] ► Punk-Pop
1999 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Breakdown ► Roots Rock
1999 ● Brenda Lee —— Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree ► Country-Pop
1999 ● XTC —— Homespun ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1999 ● The Band —— The Best Of The Band, Vol. II ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Korn —— Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal
2004 ● Soul Asylum —— After The Flood: Live From The Grand Forks Prom, June 28, 1997 ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2004 ● R.E.M. —— Around The Sun ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2006 ● Son Volt —— Okemah & The Melody Of Riot ► Alt. Country-Rock
2012 ● The Stranglers —— Giants ► Punk-Rock


October 06
1969 ● Jack Bruce —— Songs For A Tailor ► Prog Rock/Fusion
1972 ● Genesis —— Foxtrot ► Prog Rock
1973 ● Jesse Colin Young —— Song for Juli ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● Hawkwind —— Hawklords – 25 Years On ► Heavy Metal
1978 ● Rachel Sweet —— Fool Around ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1982 ● Lionel Richie —— Lionel Richie ► Soul-Dance
1983 ● George Strait —— Right Or Wrong ► Classic Country
1986 ● A-Ha —— Scoundrel Days ► Synth-Pop
1986 ● Metal Church —— The Dark ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1992 ● R.E.M. —— Automatic For The People ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1992 ● Joan Baez —— Play Me Backwards ► Folk-Pop
1992 ● Soul Asylum —— Grave Dancer’s Union ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1992 ● The Tragically Hip —— Fully Completely ► Folk-Rock
1992 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Songs Of Freedom ► Roots Reggae
1997 ● Aphex Twin —— Come To Daddy ► Electronica – Dark Ambient
1998 ● Manu Chao —— Clandestino ► Latin Reggae
1998 ● Son Volt —— Wide Swing Tremelo ► Alt. Country-rock
1998 ● John Mellencamp —— John Mellencamp ► Roots Rock
2002 ● Kansas —— Device-Voice-Drum ► Prog/Arena Rock
2008 ● Oasis —— Dig Out Your Soul ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
2008 ● The Clash —— Live At Shea Sadium ► Punk
2008 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare And Unreleased 1989-2006 ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Everclear —— In A Different Light ► Grunge-Punk
2009 ● Kiss —— Sonic Boom ► Hard Rock


October 07
1963 ● The Beach Boys —— Little Deuce Coupe ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● XTC —— 3D EP ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1978 ● Dire Straits —— Dire Straits ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1978 ● Heart —— Dog & Butterfly ► Album Rock
1981 ● Loverboy —— Get Lucky ► Arena Rock
1982 ● Supertramp —— …Famous Last Words… ► Prog/Art Rock
1983 ● John Cougar Mellencamp —— Uh-Huh ► Roots Rock
1985 ● Cilla Black —— Surprisimngly Cilla ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Slayer —— Reign In Blood ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● Talking Heads —— True Stories ► New Wave Art-Rock
1987 ● Exodus —— Pleasures Of The Flesh ► Heavy Metal
1993 ● Metal Church —— Hanging In The Balance ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1996 ● The Shamen —— Hempton Manor ► Alt Rock/Electro-Psych
1997 ● Janet Jackson —— The Velvet Rope ► Pop-Soul
1997 ● Everclear —— So Much For The Afterglow ► Grunge-Punk
1997 ● Leonard Cohen —— More Of The Best Of Leonard Cohen ► Soft Rock
1997 ● Blondie —— Picture This Live ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1997 ● Steve Earle —— El Corazón ► Alt. Country
1997 ● The Four Tops —— The Ultimate Collection ► Soul – Motown
1997 ● R.E.M. —— R.E.M.: In The Attic – Alternative Recordings 1985-1989 ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2003 ● Gov’t Mule —— The Deepest End: Live In Concert ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2003 ● Mötley Crüe —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Mötley Crüe ► Heavy Metal
2003 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Live In Auburn, WA ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● Styx —— 21st Century Live ► Prog/Art Rock
2006 ● Twisted Sister —— A Twisted Christmas ► Hair Metal
2008 ● Natalie Cole —— Caroling, Caroling: Christmas With Natalie Cole ► Holiday Soul-Pop
2008 ● The Pretenders —— Break Up The Concrete ► Post-Punk
2014 ● Jackson Browne —— Standing In The Breach ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Norah Jones —— Little Broken Hearts ► Jazz-Pop Vocals

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Albums Released This Week (September 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):


September 24
1965 ● The Rolling Stones —— Out Of Our Heads [UK] ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● Laura Nyro —— New York Tendaberry ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● T. Rex —— Electric Warrior ► Glam Rock
1973 ● Roy Orbison —— Milestones ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Rush —— Caress Of Steel ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Motörhead —— Motörhead ► Heavy Metal
1979 ● Eagles —— The Long Run ► Country-Rock
1981 ● Kool & The Gang —— Something Special ► Funk
1984 ● The Honeydrippers —— The Honeydrippers, Vol. I ► Roots Rock
1984 ● David Bowie —— Tonight ► Glam Rock
1984 ● Depeche Mode —— Some Great Reward [UK] ► Synth-Pop
1989 ● Spandau Ballet —— Heart Like A Sky ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1990 ● Megadeth —— Rust In Peace ► Heavy Metal
1990 ● Simple Minds —— Themes – Volume 1: March 79 – April 82 ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1990 ● AC/DC —— The Razor’s Edge ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Badfinger —— Day After Day: Live ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Nirvana —— Nevermind ► Grunge
1991 ● A Tribe Called Quest —— The Low End Theory ► Jazz Rap
1991 ● Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Blood Sugar Sex Magik ► Alt. Funk-Rock
1991 ● The Cult —— Ceremony ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Kid ‘N Play —— Face The Nation ► Comedy Rap
1991 ● John Prine —— The Missing Years ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Thompson Twins —— Queer ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1991 ● Bryan Adams —— Waking Up The Neighbors ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Little Feat —— Shake Me Up ► Southern Rock
1991 ● James Taylor —— New Moon Shine ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— The Complete Studio Recordings ► Hard Rock
1996 ● Weezer —— Pinkerton ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
1996 ● Sheryl Crow —— Sheryl Crow ► Roots Rock
1996 ● Zumpano —— Goin’ Through Changes ► Alt. Power Pop
1996 ● Elton John —— Love Songs [Eur] ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Frank Zappa —— Läther ► Orchestral Rock
1998 ● Frank Zappa —— Mystery Disc ► Art Rock
2002 ● Elvis Presley —— Elv1s: 30 No. 1 Hits ► Rock n Roll
2002 ● Linda Ronstadt —— The Very Best of Linda Ronstadt ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Beck —— Sea Change ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● Jesse Colin Young —— Songs For Christmas ► Holiday Folk-Rock
2002 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— A Long Day’s Night ► Metal
2002 ● Jackson Browne —— The Naked Ride Home ► Folk-Rock
2002 ● Steve Earle —— Jerusalem ► Alt. Country
2002 ● Peter Gabriel —— Up ► Prog Rock
2007 ● PJ Harvey —— White Chalk ► Indie Rock
2007 ● New Order —— iTunes Originals – New Order ► Alt Pop-Rock
2009 ● Foreigner —— Can’t Slow Down ► Arena Rock
2010 ● Ace Of Base —— The Golden Ratio ► Euro-Dance Pop
2013 ● Cher —— Closer To The Truth ► Pop-Rock
2013 ● Gov’t Mule —— Shout! ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2013 ● Various Artists —— And I’ll Scratch Yours ► Prog Rock


September 25
1965 ● The Ventures —— The Ventures A Go-Go ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1967 ● The Doors —— Strange Days ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● Gladys Knight & The Pips —— Nitty Gritty ► Soul
1970 ● Ringo Starr —— Beaucoups Of Blues ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Black Sabbath —— Black Sabbath, Vol. 4 ► Hard Rock
1974 ● J. Geils Band —— Nightmares…And Other Tales From The Vinyl Jungle ► Blues-Rock
1976 ● Black Sabbath —— Technical Ecstasy ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Village People —— Cruisin’ ► Disco
1978 ● The Beach Boys —— M.I.U. Album ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Gang Of Four —— Entertainment! ► Post-Punk
1979 ● The Buzzcocks —— Singles Going Steady ► Punk-Rock
1979 ● Barry Manilow —— One Voice ► AM Pop
1981 ● The Creatures —— Wild Things ► Alt Post-Punk/goth rock
1982 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Forever Now ► Post-Punk New Wave
1988 ● They Might Be Giants —— Lincoln ► Alt. Rock
1989 ● The Sugarcubes —— Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week! ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1990 ● The Replacements —— All Shook Down ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1990 ● Carly Simon —— Have You Seen Me Lately ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Simple Minds —— Themes – Volume 2: August 82 – April 85 ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1990 ● Grateful Dead —— Without A Net (First Set) ► Psychedelic Rock
1990 ● The Vaughan Brothers —— Family Style ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● John Cale —— Fragments Of A Rainy Season ► Art Rock
1994 ● Melt-Banana —— Speak Squeak Creak ► Noise Rock
1995 ● Harem Scarem —— Voice Of Reason ► Hard Rock/Glam Metal
1995 ● David Bowie —— 1. Outside ► Industrial Rock
2000 ● Kylie Minogue —— Light Years ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● David Bowie —— Bowie At The Beeb ► Glam Rock
2000 ● Van Morrison & Linda Gail Lewis —— You Win Again ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Yes —— House Of Yes: Live From The House Of Blues ► Prog Rock
2001 ● The Strokes —— Is This It ► Punk Revival
2001 ● 38 Special —— A Wild-Eyed Christmas Night ► Southern Rock
2001 ● Ryan Adams —— Gold ► Folk-Rock
2001 ● The Innocence Mission —— Small Planes ► Alt Pop-Rock
2001 ● The Knack —— Normal As The Next Guy ► Power Pop
2007 ● Melissa Etheridge —— The Awakening ► Roots Rock
2007 ● Foo Fighters —— Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace ► Grunge Rock
2007 ● Deborah Harry —— Necessary Evil ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2007 ● Steve Earle —— Washington Square Serenade ► Alt. Country
2007 ● Joni Mitchell —— Shine ► Folk-Rock
2012 ● No Doubt —— Push And Shove ► Ska-Pop
2015 ● David Bowie —— Five Years (1969-1973) ► Glam Rock
2015 ● Don Henley —— Cass County ► Country-Rock


September 26
1969 ● The Beatles —— Abbey Road ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● Billy Preston —— That’s The Way God Planned It ► Funk
1972 ● J. Geils Band —— “Live” Full House ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● Jim Croce —— Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits ► Folk-Pop
1974 ● John Lennon —— Walls And Bridges ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo The 4th ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Mötley Crüe —— Shout At The Devil ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● Magnum —— Vigilante ► Hard Rock
1988 ● Oingo Boingo —— Boingo Alive ► New Wave Ska-Pop
1989 ● Daniel Lanois —— Acadie ► Alt. Rock
1989 ● Thompson Twins —— Big Trash ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1990 ● Kool & The Gang —— The Ballad Collection ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Kool & The Gang —— The Dance Collection ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● Massive Attack —— Protection ► Trip-Hop
1995 ● AC/DC —— Ballbreaker ► Hard Rock
1995 ● Prince —— The Gold Experience ► Soul-Funk
1995 ● The Velvet Underground —— Peel Slowly And See ► Alt. Rock
2000 ● Good Charlotte —— Good Charlotte ► Punk Rock/Ska Punk
2000 ● John Hiatt —— Crossing Muddy Waters ► Roots Rock
2000 ● Mark Knopfler —— Sailing To Philadelphia ► Roots Rock
2000 ● Soul Asylum —— Black Gold: The Best Of Soul Asylum ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● Matthew Sweet —— Time Capsule: Best Of 90/00 ► Power Pop
2000 ● Styx —— Arch Allies: Live At Riverport ► Prog/Art Rock
2006 ● Janet Jackson —— 20 Y.O. ► Pop-Soul
2006 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Mirrorball: The Complete Concert ► Folk-Rock
2011 ● The Smiths —— The Smiths Complete ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2011 ● Pink Floyd —— Discovery ► Prog Rock


September 27
1968 ● Chad & Jeremy —— The Ark ► Folk-Pop
1968 ● Status Quo —— Picturesque Matchstickable Messages From The Status Quo ► British Rock
1972 ● Cat Stevens —— Catch Bull At Four ► Folk-Pop
1975 ● Harry Chapin —— Portrait Gallery ► Folk-Pop
1982 ● The Fall —— Room To Live (Undilutable Slang Truth!) ► Post-Punk
1982 ● Depeche Mode —— A Broken Frame ► Synth-Pop
1984 ● Alphaville —— Forever Young ► New Wave synth pop
1986 ● Cyndi Lauper —— True Colors ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1986 ● New Order —— The John Peel Sessions I ► Alt Pop-Rock
1986 ● Billy Squier —— Enough Is Enough ► Hard Rock
1988 ● Randy Newman —— Land Of Dreams ► Folk-Rock
1989 ● Tears For Fears —— The Seeds Of Love ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1993 ● Pet Shop Boys —— Very ► Electro-pop/Dance
1994 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Under The Table And Dreaming ► AA Pop-Rock
1994 ● Walter Becker —— 11 Tracks Of Whack ► Jazz-Rock
1994 ● Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Strategem ► AA Pop-Rock
1994 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— In The Hot Seat ► Progressive Rock
1994 ● Brandy Norwood —— Brandy ► New Jack Swing
1994 ● The Moody Blues —— Time Traveler ► Prog Rock
1994 ● R.E.M. —— Monster ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1994 ● Santana Brothers —— Brothers ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1996 ● Sasha & John Digwood —— Northern Exposure ► Progressive House/Trance
1999 ● Cocteau Twins —— BBC Sessions ► Folk-Rock
1999 ● Gary Moore —— A Different Beat ► Roots Rock (Irish)
2001 ● Billy Joel —— Opus 1-10 Fantasies & Delusions – Music for Solo Piano ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Big Star —— In Space ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Toni Braxton —— Libra ► Soul-Pop
2005 ● John Cale —— Black Acetate ► Art Rock
2005 ● Robert Palmer —— Legend: Live On Stage ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2005 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Heartbreak Beat ► Post-Punk New Wave
2005 ● The Everly Brothers —— Give Me A Future ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Neil Young —— Prairie Wind ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● The Band —— The Musical History [Box Set] ► Folk-Rock
2010 ● Eric Clapton —— Clapton ► Blues-Rock
2011 ● Everclear —— Return To Santa Monica ► Grunge-Punk
2011 ● Machine Head —— Unto The Locust ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal
2011 ● Matthew Sweet —— Modern Art ► Power Pop
2011 ● Matthew Sweet —— Modern Art ► Power Pop
2011 ● Youth Lagoon —— The Year Of Hibernation ► Dream Pop
2013 ● Rush —— Vapor Trails Remixed ► Prog/Art Rock


September 28
1973 ● Slade —— Sladest ► Glam Rock
1973 ● Status Quo —— Hello! ► British Rock
1976 ● Stevie Wonder —— Songs In The Key Of Life ► Pop-R&B
1978 ● Black Sabbath —— Never Say Die! ► Hard Rock
1983 ● Alice Cooper —— DaDa ► Art Rock
1987 ● Depeche Mode —— Music For The Masses ► Synth-Pop
1987 ● Alice Cooper —— Raise Your Fist And Yell ► Art Rock
1987 ● Wet Wet Wet —— Popped In Souled Out ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1988 ● MC Hammer —— Let’s Get It Started ► Hip-Hop
1992 ● Brian May —— Back To The Light [UK] ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Anal Cunt —— Morbid Florist ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore
1993 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Live Seeds ► Alt Rock
1993 ● The Police —— Message in A Box: The Complete Recordings ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1993 ● Paul Simon —— Paul Simon 1964/1993 ► Folk-Pop
1998 ● PJ Harvey —— Is This Desire? ► Indie Rock
1998 ● Depeche Mode —— The Singles 86>98 ► Synth-Pop
1999 ● Creed —— Human Clay ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge
1999 ● Tony Bennett —— Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool ► Easy Listening
1999 ● The Church —— Under The Milky Way: The Best Of The Church ► Alt. Power Pop
1999 ● Indigo Girls —— Come On Now Social ► Folk-Rock
1999 ● The Specials —— Ghost Town Live ► Ska Revival
1999 ● Sting —— Brand New Day ► Pop-Rock
1999 ● ZZ Top —— XXX ► Blues-Rock
2004 ● Buzzcocks —— The Complete Singles Anthology ► Punk-Rock
2004 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Lucky Live ► Roots Rock
2004 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— After Midnight: Kean College, 2/28/80 ► Roots Rock
2004 ● Iggy Pop —— Ultimate Live ► Alt. Rock / Punk
2004 ● Mark Knopfler —— Shangri-La ► Roots Rock
2004 ● Joss Stone —— Mind, Body & Soul ► Pop-Soul (Neo-Soul)
2009 ● Mariah Carey —— Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel ► Pop-Rock
2009 ● Slade —— Live At The BBC ► Hard Rock
2009 ● Tina Turner —— Tina Live ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Gin Blossoms —— No Chocolate Cake ► Power Pop
2010 ● Soundgarden —— Telephantasm ► Grunge Rock
2010 ● The Doobie Brothers —— World Gone Crazy ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Neil Young —— Le Noise ► Folk-Rock


September 29
1971 ● The Jackson 5 —— Goin’ Back To Indiana ► Soul – Motown
1972 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Glorified Magnified ► Prog Rock
1976 ● Rush —— All The World’s A Stage ► Arena Rock
1977 ● Billy Joel —— The Stranger ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Kool & The Gang —— Celebrate! ► Disco-Funk
1980 ● Stevie Wonder —— Hotter Than July ► Pop-R&B
1981 ● Carly Simon —— Torch ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Stone Temple Pilots —— Core ► Arena Rock
1986 ● The Fall —— Bend Sinister ► Post-Punk
1986 ● Iron Maiden —— Somewhere In Time ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● New Order —— Brotherhood ► Power Pop
1986 ● Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— The Pacific Age ► New Wave Synth Pop
1986 ● Chicago —— Chicago 18 ► Jazz-Rock
1987 ● The Smiths —— Strangeways, Here We Come ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1987 ● Red Hot Chili Peppers —— The Uplift Mofo Party Plan ► Alt. Funk-Rock
1992 ● Alice In Chains —— Dirt ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal
1992 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— Our Time In Eden ► Folk-Rock
1992 ● Aretha Franklin —— Queen Of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings ► Soul
1992 ● Peter Gabriel —— Us ► Prog Rock
1995 ● Rammstein —— Herzeleid ► Industrial/Krautrock
1997 ● The Fall —— Levitate ► Post-Punk
1997 ● Simple Minds —— The Promised ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1997 ● The Verve —— Urban Hymns ► Psych Rock/Britpop
1997 ● The Rolling Stones —— Bridges To Babylon ► Blues-Rock
1998 ● AFI —— A Fire Inside ► Hardcore Punk
1998 ● Judas Priest —— 98 Live Meltdown ► Heavy Metal
1998 ● Peter Wolf —— Fool’s Parade ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul
1998 ● Elvis Costello And Burt Bacharach —— Painted From Memory ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1998 ● Joni Mitchell —— Taming The Tiger ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Alice In Chains —— Black Gives Way To Blue ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal
2009 ● Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— The Great American Bubble Factory ► Southern Rock
2009 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— God & Guns ► Southern Rock


September 30
1963 ● Martha Reeves & The Vandellas —— Heat Wave ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● Rare Earth —— Get Ready ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1970 ● Smokey Robinson & The Miracles —— A Pocket Full Of Miracles ► Soul – Motown
1972 ● Joe Walsh —— Barnstorm ► Blues-Rock
1978 ● Gary Moore —— Back On The Streets ► Roots Rock (Irish)
1979 ● Godley & Crème —— Freeze Frame ► Prog Rock
1985 ● Tom Waits —— Rain Dogs ► Blues-Rock
1985 ● Hall & Oates —— Live At The Apollo ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Madness —— Mad Not Mad ► Ska
1985 ● Wang Chung —— To Live And Die In L.A. ► New Wave/Dance-Pop
1985 ● Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble —— Soul To Soul ► Blues-Rock
1987 ● Ian Dury —— New Boots And Panties!! ► Punk-Rock
1991 ● Nitzer Ebb —— Ebbhead ► Industrial/EBM
1991 ● Robbie Robertson —— Storyville ► Roots Rock
1991 ● Simply Red —— Stars ► Alt Pop-Rock
1991 ● Paul McCartney —— Choba b CCCP ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● R.E.M. —— The Best Of R.E.M. ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1992 ● Natalie Cole —— Twin Best Now ► Soul-Pop
1994 ● Lake Of Tears —— Greater Art ► Doth/Doom Metsal
1994 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles & Tony Sheridan ► Rock n Roll
1996 ● Secret Chiefs 3 —— First Grand Constitution And Bylaws ► Experimental/Indie Rock
1997 ● Bob Dylan —— Time Out Of Mind ► Folk-Rock
1997 ● The Apples In Stereo —— Tone Soul Evolution ► Indie Pop-Rock/Power Pop
1997 ● Patti Smith —— Peace And Noise ► Heartland Rock
2000 ● Turbonegro —— Darkness Forever! ► Heavy Metal/Glam Punk
2002 ● Ace Of Base —— Da Capo ► Euro-Dance Pop
2002 ● Mark Knopfler —— The Ragpicker’s Dream ► Roots Rock
2002 ● The Rolling Stones —— Forty Licks ► Blues-Rock
2003 ● Martina McBride —— Martina ► Alt. Country
2003 ● Bonnie Raitt —— The Best Of Bonnie Raitt On Capitol 1989-2003 ► Blues-Rock
2003 ● Sting —— Sacred Love ► Pop-Rock
2003 ● Toto —— The Essential Toto ► Pop-Rock/Arena Rock
2008 ● Melissa Etheridge —— A New Thought For Christmas ► Roots Rock
2008 ● Dion —— Heroes: Giants Of Early Guitar Rock ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● James Taylor —— Covers ► Folk-Rock
2008 ● Tina Turner —— Tina!/The Collected Recordings ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Kool & The Gang —— Back To Back ► Funk
2013 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Unvarnished ► Hard Rock
2013 ● Rush —— The Studio Albums 1989-2007 ► Prog/Art Rock
2014 ● Melissa Etheridge —— This Is M.E. ► Roots Rock
2014 ● Lucinda Williams —— Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone ► Alt. Country
2014 ● Bryan Adams —— Tracks Of My Years ► Pop-Rock

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