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Albums Released This Week (May 25 – 31)

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):


May 25
1965 ● Chad & Jeremy —— Before And After ► Folk-Pop
1968 ● The Ventures —— Flights Of Fancy ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1972 ● Young-Holt Unlimited —— Oh, Girl ► Pop-Soul
1973 ● Mike Oldfield —— Tubular Bells ► Instrumental
1978 ● David Gilmour —— David Gilmour [UK] ► Prog Rock
1978 ● AC/DC —— Powerage ► Hard Rock
1982 ● Spandau Ballet —— Diamond ► New Wave Synht-Pop
1982 ● Queen —— Hot Space ► Glam Rock
1983 ● Dio —— Holy Diver ► Heavy Metal
1984 ● Spandau Ballet —— Parade ► New Wave Synht-Pop
1987 ● Death —— Scream Bloody Gore ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1989 ● Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam —— Straight To The Sky ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Jeff Healey Band —— Hell To Pay ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● Mellow Man Ace —— The Brother With Two Tongues ► Latin Rap/House
1993 ● Anthrax —— The Sound Of White Noise ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1993 ● Marc Cohn —— The Rainy Season ► Adult Contemporary
1993 ● Donald Fagen —— Kamakiriad ► Jazz-Rock
1994 ● Talisman —— Humanimal (Part 1) ► Hard Rock
1995 ● The Pietasters —— Ooloodoo ► Ska/Soul
1998 ● Tricky —— Angels With Dirty Faces ► Electronic Trip-Hop
1999 ● Anti-Flag —— A New Kind Of Army ► Punk Rock
2002 ● Kylie Minogue —— Confide In Me ► Dance-Pop
2004 ● Wilson Phillips —— California ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Three Dog Night —— The Complete Hit Singles ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2009 ● Iron Maiden —— Flight 666 ► Heavy Metal
2009 ● Simple Minds —— Graffiti Soul ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2015 ● Yes —— Progeny: Seven Shows From Seventy-Two ► Prog Rock


May 26
1967 ● The Mothers Of Invention —— Absolutely Free ► Art Rock
1969 ● George Harrison —— Electronic Sound ► Art-Rock
1969 ● John Lennon & Yoko Ono —— Unfinished Music, No. 2: Life With The Lions ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● Diana Ross & The Supremes —— Let The Sunshine In ► Soul – Motown
1972 ● Weather Report —— I Sing The Body Electric ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1987 ● The Cure —— Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me ► Post-Punk
1992 ● Los Lobos —— Kiko ► Roots Rock
1992 ● Queen —— Live At Wembley ’86 ► Glam Rock
1997 ● The Jam —— Direction Reaction Creation ► Punk-Rock
1998 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— The Best Of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ► Alt Rock
1998 ● Wilson Phillips —— The Best Of Wilson Phillips ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● The B-52’s —— Time Capsule ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2009 ● Procol Harum —— Procol Harum Live: In Concert With The Danish National Concert Orchestra And Choir ► Prog Rock
2009 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— Extended Versions ► Folk-Rock


May 27
1963 ● Bob Dylan —— The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Paul McCartney & Wings —— Venus And Mars ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Aretha Franklin —— Sparkle [Sndtrk] ► Soul
1977 ● Dixie Dregs —— Free Fall ► Jazz-Rock
1977 ● Neil Young —— American Stars ‘N Bars ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● Mike Oldfield —— Crises ► Progressive Rock
1986 ● Journey —— Raised On Radio ► Prog/Art Rock
1993 ● Eric Clapton —— Stages ► Blues-Rock
1994 ● Future Sound Of London —— Lifeforms ► Ambient Techno
1997 ● Snot —— Get Some ► Punk Metal/Funk Metal
1997 ● Turbonegro —— Ass Cobra ► Heavy Metal/Pop Metal
1997 ● Various Artists —— Poptopia! 70s Power Pop Classics ► Power Pop
1997 ● Various Artists —— Poptopia! Power Pop Classics Of The ’80s ► Power Pop
1997 ● Various Artists —— Poptopia! Power Pop Classics Of The ’90s ► Power Pop
2003 ● Led Zeppelin —— How The West Was Won ► Hard Rock
2008 ● John Hiatt —— Same Old Man ► Roots Rock
2008 ● Cyndi Lauper —— Bring Ya To The Brink ► Dance-Pop


May 28
1971 ● Rod Stewart —— Every Picture Tells a Story ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● Graham Nash —— Songs For Beginners ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● 10cc —— Sheet Music ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Peter Frampton —— I’m In You ► Arena Rock
1977 ● Cat Stevens —— Izitso ► Folk-Pop
1978 ● Streetheart —— Meanwhile Back In Paris ► Hard Rock/Prairie Rock
1982 ● Cher —— I Paralyze ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Chic —— I Paralyze ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Glenn Frey —— No Fun Aloud ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Heatwave —— Current ► Funk/Disco
1989 ● The Jacksons —— 2300 Jackson Street ► Soul/pop
1991 ● Electronic —— Electronic ► Alt Dance/House
1991 ● Sam Phillips —— Cruel Intentions ► AltRock/Secular
1991 ● The Smashing Pumpkins —— Gish ► Hard Rock
1996 ● The Brian Jones Massacre —— Take It From The Man! ► Neo-Psychedelia
1996 ● The Anti-Nowhere League —— The Horse Is Dead ► Punk Rock
2004 ● The Electric Prunes —— California ► Psychedelic Rock
2011 ● Weather Report —— Live In Berlin 1975 ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
2012 ● The Who —— Pinball Wizard: The Collection ► British Rock
2013 ● John Fogerty —— Wrote A Song For Everyone ► Folk-Rock


May 29
1969 ● Crosby, Stills & Nash —— Crosby, Stills & Nash ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● Poco —— Rose of Cimarron ► Country-Rock
1981 ● Amy Grant —— Amy Grant In Concert ► Pop-Rock/Christian
1984 ● Tina Turner —— Private Dancer ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Warlock —— Hellbound ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal
1986 ● Chris De Burgh —— Into The Light ► Soft Rock
1987 ● John Hiatt —— Bring The Family ► Roots Rock
1989 ● Trooper —— The Last Of The Gypsys ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Dismember —— Like An Ever Flowing Stream ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1995 ● Teenage Fanclub —— Grand Prix ► Power Pop
1995 ● Rod Stewart —— A Spanner In The Works ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Bright Eyes —— Fevers And Mirrors ► Indie Rock/Pop-Rock
2001 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— What I Learned About Ego, Opinion, Art & Commerce ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
2002 ● Hammer, Jan —— Miami Vice: The Complete Collection [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock


May 30
1964 ● The Rolling Stones —— England’s Newest Hit Makers ► Blues-Rock
1966 ● The Kingston Trio —— Children Of The Morning ► Folk-Pop
1972 ● Bobby Womack —— Understanding ► Soul-Funk
1972 ● The Velvet Underground —— Live At Max’s Kansas City ► Alt. Rock
1973 ● George Harrison —— Living In The Material World ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Heatwave —— Too Hot To Handle ► Funk/Disco
1979 ● Peter Frampton —— Where I Should Be ► Arena Rock
1980 ● Peter Gabriel —— Peter Gabriel [3] ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Echo & The Bunnymen —— Heaven Up Here ► Post-Punk
1984 ● Jefferson Starship —— Nuclear Furniture ► Arena Rock
1988 ● Bob Dylan —— Down In The Groove ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 2 ► Soul-Funk
1995 ● Eddie Money —— Love And Money ► Album Rock
1995 ● Kansas —— Freaks Of Nature ► Prog/Arena Rock
1997 ● Dimmu Borgir —— Enthrone Darkness Triumphant ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1998 ● Dredg —— Leitmotif ► Alt Rock/Experimental
2000 ● Billy Bragg & Wilco —— Mermaid Avenue Vol. II ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Iron Maiden —— Brave New World ► Heavy Metal
2004 ● Frank Zappa —— Joe’s Corsage ► Art Rock
2005 ● Oasis —— Don’t Believe The Truth ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
2006 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Alive In America ► Hard Rock
2006 ● The Radio Dept. —— Pet Grief ► Dream Pop


May 31
1965 ● Junior Walker & The All-Stars —— Shotgun ► Soul – Motown
1980 ● Whitesnake —— Ready An’ Willing ► Arena Rock
1983 ● Talking Heads —— Speaking In Tongues ► New Wave Art-Rock
1985 ● A-Ha —— Hunting High And Low ► Synth-Pop
1988 ● Boogie Down Productions —— By All Means Necessary ► East Coast Rap
1993 ● No Use For A Name —— The Daily Grind ► Punk-Rock
1994 ● Stone Temple Pilots —— Purple ► Arena Rock
1994 ● The Church —— Sometime Anywhere ► Alt. Power Pop
1994 ● Various Artists —— The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock/World
1994 ● Elton John —— The Lion King [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Gary Moore —— Blues For Greeny ► Roots Rock (Irish)
1999 ● Mike + The Mechanics —— M6 ► Brit Pop-Rock
2004 ● PJ Harvey —— Uh Huh Her ► Indie Rock
2005 ● The Butterfield Blues Band —— Live ► Blues-Rock
2005 ● Little Feat —— Barnstormin’ Live, Vol. 1 ► Southern Rock
2010 ● Queen —— The Singles Collection: Volume 3 ► Glam Rock

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Albums Released This Week (May 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):


May 18
1964 ● Brenda Lee —— By Request ► Country-Pop
1973 ● The Byrds —— History Of The Byrds ► Country-Rock
1976 ● Angel —— Helluva Band ► Prog Rock
1976 ● Warren Zevon —— Warren Zevon ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Ian Dury & The Blockheads —— Do It Yourself ► Punk-Rock
1979 ● David Bowie —— Lodger ► Glam Rock
1986 ● Concrete Blonde —— Concrete Blonde ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1987 ● Steve Earle —— Exit 0 ► Alt. Country
1988 ● Various Artists —— Golden Throats: The Great Celebrity Sing-Off! ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Luis Miguel —— 20 Años ► Latin Pop
1993 ● Jerry Lee Lewis —— The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology: All Killer, No Filler ► Rock n Roll
1993 ● Janet Jackson —— janet. ► Pop-Soul
1993 ● Judas Priest —— Metal Works ’73-’93 ► Heavy Metal
1993 ● Kiss —— Alive III ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Feeder —— Polythene ► Grunge-Rock
1998 ● Grave Digger —— Knights Of The Cross ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal
1999 ● AFI —— Black Sails In The Sunset ► Hardcore Punk
1999 ● Eddie Money —— Ready Eddie ► Album Rock
1999 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Beach House On The Moon ► Folk-Rock
1999 ● The Phil Collins Big Band —— A Hot Night In Paris ► Jazz-Rock
2010 ● Triumph —— Greatest Hits Remixed ► Arena Rock


May 19
1962 ● The Ventures —— Twist Party, Vol. 2 ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1969 ● Alexander “Skip” Spence —— Oar ► Pop-Psychedelic
1969 ● Brenda Lee —— Johnny One Time ► Country-Pop
1969 ● Spiral Starecase —— More Today Than Yesterday ► Psychedelic Pop
1969 ● Poco —— Pickin’ Up The Pieces ► Country-Rock
1971 ● Aretha Franklin —— Aretha Live At The Fillmore West ► Soul
1972 ● Elton John —— Honky Chateau ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Uriah Heep —— Demons & Wizards ► Prog. Rock
1975 ● Willie Nelson —— Red Headed Stranger ► Classic Country
1976 ● Billy Joel —— Turnstiles ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Aretha Franklin —— Sweet Passion ► Soul
1978 ● Kraftwerk —— The Man-Machine ► Techno-Rock
1978 ● The Kinks —— Misfits ► British Rock
1986 ● Peter Gabriel —— So ► Prog Rock
1986 ● The Cure —— Staring At The Sea: The Singles ► Post-Punk
1986 ● Prince —— Parade ► R&B-Pop
1986 ● The Ramones —— Animal Boy ► Punk-Rock
1987 ● Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam —— Spanish Fly ► Dance-Pop
1992 ● Billy Ray Cyrus —— Some Gave All ► Country-Pop
1992 ● Kiss —— Revenge ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Calexico —— The Black Light ► Alt Rock/Americana
1998 ● The Knack —— Very Best Of The Knack ► Power Pop
1998 ● Kool & The Gang —— Greatest Hits Live ► Funk
1998 ● Kansas —— Always Never The Same ► Prog/Arena Rock
2004 ● Journey —— Open Arms: Greatest Hits ► AOR Rock
2005 ● Spandau Ballet —— Live At N.E.C. ► New Wave Synht-Pop
2008 ● Sparks —— Exotic Creatuess Of The Deep ► Glam Rock
2009 ● Gin Blossoms —— Live In Concert ► Power Pop
2009 ● Eric Clapton And Steve Winwood —— Live From Madison Square Garden ► Blues-Rock
2014 ● R.E.M. —— Complete Rarities: I.R.S. 1982-1987 ► Rock
2014 ● R.E.M. —— Complete Warner Bros. Rarities 1988–2011 ► Rock
2015 ● Whitesnake —— The Purple Album ► Arena Rock


May 20
1974 ● Climax Blues Band —— Sense Of Direction ► Blues-Rock
1976 ● David Bowie —— Changesonebowie ► Glam Rock
1977 ● The Jam —— In The City ► Punk-Rock
1977 ● Genesis —— Spot The Pigeon [EP] ► Prog Rock
1980 ● Kiss —— Unmasked ► Hard Rock
1981 ● Elton John —— The Fox ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Savatage —— Power Of The Night ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1987 ● Various Artists —— Beverly Hills Cop II [Sndtrk] ► Album Rock
1996 ● Manic Street Preachers —— Everything Must Go ► Hard Rock
1996 ● Soilwork —— Steelbath Suicide ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1997 ● Peter Cetera —— You’re The Inspiration: A Collection ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● Blues Brothers —— Blues Brothers & Friends: Live From The House Of Blues ► Blues-Rock
1997 ● Foo Fighters —— The Colour And The Shape ► Grunge Rock
1997 ● Millencolin —— For Monkeys ► Euro-punk
1997 ● The Tragically Hip —— Live Between Us ► Folk-Rock
1997 ● John Fogerty —— Blue Moon Swamp ► Roots Rock
1997 ● Michael Jackson —— Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory In The Mix ► Dance-Pop
1997 ● James Taylor —— Hourglass ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Bracket —— When All Else Fails ► Punk Rock
2003 ● Jack Bruce —— Live At Manchester Free Trade Hall ’75 ► Prog Rock/Fusion
2003 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 17 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2003 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 18 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2003 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 19 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2003 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 20 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2003 ● Whitesnake —— The Silver Anniversary Collection ► Arena Rock
2003 ● Jesse Colin Young —— Walk The Talk ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— The Promise ► Soul-Funk
2003 ● Kansas —— Greatest Hits Live ► Prog/Arena Rock
2003 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Vicious Cycle ► Southern Rock
2003 ● Boz Scaggs —— But Beautiful ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Whitesnake —— Live At Donington 1990 ► Arena Rock
2016 ● The Blues Magoos —— Mercury Singles 1966-1968 ► Garage Rock
2016 ● Mudcrutch —— Mudcrutch 2 ► Southern Rock
2016 ● Various Artists —— Day Of The Dead ► Jam Band/Space Rock
2016 ● Eric Clapton —— I Still Do ► Blues-Rock
2016 ● Bob Dylan —— Fallen Angels ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Tom Petty & Bob Dylan —— Live On Air 1986 ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks —— Leather And Lace: Radio Broadcast, 1983 ► Album Rock
2016 ● The Zombies —— The BBC Radio Sessions ► Art Rock


May 21
1963 ● Stevie Wonder —— Recorded Live! The 12-Year Old Genius ► Soul – Pop
1971 ● Marvin Gaye —— What’s Going On ► Soul – Motown
1971 ● Paul & Linda McCartney —— Ram [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Head To The Sky ► Soul-Funk
1976 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— Agents Of Fortune ► Metal
1979 ● Saxon —— Saxon ► Heavy Metal
1980 ● Paul McCartney —— McCartney II ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● John Waite —— Ignition ► Power Pop
1983 ● Joe Walsh —— You Bought It – You Name It ► Blues-Rock
1988 ● Cinderella —— Long Cold Winter ► Heavy Metal
1988 ● Poison —— Open Up And Say…Ahh! ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal
1990 ● Soul II Soul —— Vol. II: 1990 – A New Beginning ► Dance-Pop/Electronic
1991 ● Helloween —— Pink Bubbles Go Ape ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
1991 ● The Doors —— In Concert ► Blues-Rock
1996 ● Everything But The Girl —— Walking Wounded ► Electro-Pop
1996 ● The Wallflowers —— Bringing Down The Horse ► AA Pop-Rock
1996 ● Jason Becker —— Perspective ► Hard Rock
1996 ● Bobby Patterson —— Second Coming ► Texas Soul
1996 ● Scorpions —— Pure Instinct ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1996 ● Soundgarden —— Down On The Upside ► Grunge Rock
1996 ● The Cure —— Wild Mood Swings ► Post-Punk
1999 ● Arch Enemy —— Burning Bridges ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
2002 ● Kool & The Gang —— Too Hot Live ► Funk
2002 ● Phil Lesh & Friends —— There And Back Again ► Country-Rock
2002 ● Poison —— Hollyweird ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal
2002 ● Bad Company —— In Concert: Merchants Of Cool ► Hard Rock
2002 ● Three Dog Night —— Three Dog Night With The London Symphony Orchestra ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2012 ● Soundgarden —— The Classic Album Selection ► Grunge Rock
2013 ● The Beach Boys —— Live – The 50th Anniversary Tour ► Pop-Rock


May 22
1967 ● The Monkees —— Headquarters ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Minnie Riperton —— Adventures In Paradise ► Soul-Pop
1979 ● Smokey Robinson —— Where There’s Smoke… ► Soul – Motown
1980 ● Diana Ross —— Diana ► Soul – Motown
1981 ● Toyah —— Anthem ► Punk Rock
1989 ● David Bowie & Tin Machine —— Tin Machine ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Andrew Ridgeley —— Son Of Albert ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Madonna —— I’m Breathless [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● The Pretenders —— Packed! ► Post-Punk
1992 ● Spiritualized —— Lazer Guided Melodies ► Space Rock/Shoegaze
1992 ● Ringo Starr —— Time Takes Time ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● Stabbing Westward —— Stabbing Westward ► Industrial Rock
2002 ● The Tubes —— Hoods From Outer Space ► Alt. Rock
2006 ● Natalie Cole —— Leavin’ ► Soul-Pop
2007 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Black Rain ► Hard Rock
2012 ● The Knack —— Havin’ A Rave-Up! Live In Los Angeles, 1978 ► Power Pop
2012 ● Sade —— Bring Me Home: Live 2011 ► Quiet Storm


May 23
1966 ● Brenda Lee —— Ten Golden Years ► Country-Pop
1966 ● Marvin Gaye —— Moods Of Marvin Gaye ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● The Who —— Tommy ► British Rock
1969 ● Cilla Black —— Surround Yourself With Cilla ► Pop/Merseybeat
1971 ● Rory Gallagher —— Rory Gallagher ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● The Jackson 5 —— Lookin’ Through The Windows ► Soul – Motown
1975 ● Elton John —— Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Kiss —— Dynasty ► Hard Rock
1979 ● Diana Ross —— The Boss ► Disco
1980 ● Graham Parker —— The Up Escalator ► Pub Rock
1980 ● Roxy Music —— Flesh + Blood ► Prog Rock
1983 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Confrontation ► Roots Reggae
1988 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Up Your Alley ► Hard Rock
1988 ● The Kinks —— Live: The Road ► British Rock
1988 ● Rod Stewart —— Out Of Order ► Blues-Rock
1989 ● Wang Chung —— The Warmer Side Of Cool ► New Wave/Dance-Pop
1989 ● The Ramones —— Brain Drain ► Punk-Rock
1994 ● Stevie Nicks —— Street Angel ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Bad Brains —— God Of Love ► Post-Punk/Hardcore
1995 ● Jerry Lee Lewis —— Young Blood ► Rock n Roll
1995 ● The Rembrandts —— LP ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Squirrel Nut Zippers —— The Inevitable ► Swing Revival
1995 ● Chicago —— Night & Day ► Big Band
1995 ● Chris Isaak —— Forever Blue ► AA Pop-Rock
1995 ● Warren Zevon —— Mutineer ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● Aretha Franklin —— A Rose Is Still A Rose ► Soul
2000 ● Eminem —— The Marshall Mathers LP ► Hip-Hop
2000 ● The Go-Go’s —— VH1 Behind The Music: Go-Go’s Collection ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● Matchbox Twenty —— Mad Season ► Alt. Rock
2000 ● Rae & Christian —— Blazing The Crop ► Electronic Dance Mix
2000 ● Charlie Watts —— Charlie Watts/Jim Keltner Project ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
2000 ● Wilson Phillips —— Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● XTC —— Wasp Star: Apple Venus, Vol. 2 ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2000 ● Don Henley —— Inside Job ► Pop-Rock
2006 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Greatest Hits & Videos ► Pop-Rock
2007 ● Jeff Beck —— Official Bootleg USA ’06 ► Instrumental Rock
2011 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— With All Due Respect ► Southern Rock
2014 ● Kiss —— Kiss 40 ► Hard Rock


May 24
1968 ● The Small Faces —— Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake ► Psychedelic Rock
1974 ● Robert Hunter —— Tales Of The Great Rum Runners ► Country-Rock
1974 ● Harry Nilsson —— Son Of Dracula [Sndtrk] [UK] ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● David Bowie —— Diamond Dogs ► Glam Rock
1986 ● AC/DC —— Who Made Who ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Neil Diamond —— Headed For The Future ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Camper Van Beethoven —— Our Beloved ► Punk-Folk-Ska Fusion
1988 ● Van Halen —— OU812 ► Hard Rock
1993 ● ABBA —— More ABBA Gold: More ABBA Hits ► Euro-Pop
1993 ● Natalie Cole —— Take A Look ► Soul-Pop
1993 ● Guns N’ Roses —— The “Civil War” [EP] ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Rod Stewart —— Unplugged…And Seated ► Blues-Rock
1993 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Listen to the Music: The Very Best of the Doobie Brothers ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● The Beastie Boys —— Ill Communication ► Rap
1994 ● Jeru The Damaja —— The Sun Rises In The East ► East Coast Rap
1994 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Fruitcakes ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Dark Tranquility —— Exposures – In Retrospect And Denial ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal
2004 ● Avril Lavigne —— Under My Skin ► Alt. Pop/Pop-punk
2011 ● Journey —— Eclipse ► AOR Rock

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Albums Released This Week (May 4 – 10)

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):


May 04
1963 ● The Ventures —— Surfing ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1966 ● Martha Reeves & The Vandellas —— Greatest Hits ► Soul – Motown
1966 ● Stevie Wonder —— Up-Tight (Everything’s Alright) ► Pop-R&B
1973 ● Yes —— Yessongs ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Billy Preston —— The Kids And Me ► Funk
1976 ● Gentle Giant —— Interview ► Prog Rock
1977 ● The Beatles —— Live At The Hollywood Bowl ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Frank Zappa —— Orchestral Favorites ► Art Rock
1982 ● 38 Special —— Special Forces ► Southern Rock
1982 ● Stevie Wonder —— Stevie Wonder’s Original Musiquarium I ► Pop-R&B
1984 ● Echo & The Bunnymen —— Ocean Rain ► Post-Punk
1984 ● Scorpions —— Love At First Sting ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1993 ● PJ Harvey —— Rid Of Me ► Indie Rock
1993 ● David Crosby —— Thousand Roads ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Jack Bruce —— Cities Of The Heart ► Prog Rock/Fusion
1994 ● Dark Funeral —— Dark Funeral ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1994 ● Curtis Mayfield —— Live In New York City ► Soul/Funk
1998 ● Therion —— Vovin ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal
1999 ● Black Label Society —— Sonic Brew ► Heavy Metal/Southern Rock
1999 ● Robbie Williams —— The Ego Has Landed ► Britpop/Dance-Pop
2000 ● David Crosby —— Live ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Ryan Adams —— Love Is Hell ► Acoustic Pop-Rock
2004 ● Styx —— Come Sail Away – The Styx Anthology ► Prog/Art Rock
2010 ● Toni Braxton —— Pulse ► Soul-Pop
2010 ● Extreme —— Take Us Alive ► Pop-Metal
2010 ● Tonic —— Tonic ► Alt/Roots Rock
2010 ● Carole King & James Taylor —— Live At The Troubadour ► Folk-Rock


May 05
1971 ● The Rascals —— Peaceful World ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1973 ● Paul Simon —— There Goes Rhymin’ Simon ► Folk-Pop
1975 ● The James Gang —— Newborn ► Blues-Rock
1977 ● Parliament —— Live: P-Funk Earth Tour ► Funk
1978 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Stranger In Town ► Heartland Rock
1980 ● Saxon —— Wheels Of Steel ► Heavy Metal
1981 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Hard Promises ► Album Rock
1984 ● Sodom —— In The Sign Of Evil ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1986 ● The Style Council —— Home And Abroad ► Synth-Pop
1986 ● The Moody Blues —— The Other Side Of Life ► Prog Rock
1990 ● Sonia —— Everybody Knows ► Pop/MOR
1992 ● Gregg Alexander —— Intoxifornication ► Alt Pop-Rock
1992 ● Neville Brothers —— Family Groove ► Soul (New Orleans)
1992 ● Robert Palmer —— Addictions, Vol. 2 ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1996 ● Steve Earle —— I Feel Alright ► Alt. Country
1997 ● Meredith Brooks —— Blurring The Edges ► Alt Pop-Rock
1997 ● Humble Pie —— The Scrubbers Session ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Paul McCartney —— Flaming Pie ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● Styx —— Return To Paradise ► Prog/Art Rock
1998 ● ALL —— Mass Nerder ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk
2003 ● Jack Bruce —— Jet Set Jewel ► Prog Rock/Fusion
2004 ● The Zombies —— As Far As I Can See… ► Art Rock
2014 ● Procol Harum —— Some Long Road ► Prog Rock


May 06
1968 ● Manfred Mann —— The Mighty Quinn ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Poco —— Poco ► Country-Rock
1972 ● Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway —— Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway ► Pop-Soul
1977 ● Denny Laine —— Holly Days ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1982 ● Camel —— The Single Factor ► Prog Rock
1986 ● The Cure —— Standing On A Beach ► Post-Punk
1996 ● Ash —— 1977 [UK] ► Punk-Pop
1997 ● Hanson —— Middle Of Nowhere ► Pop-Rock/Teen Pop
1997 ● The Bee Gees —— Still Waters ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● Rush —— Retrospective I ► Prog/Art Rock
2000 ● Joe Jackson/Graham Maby/Gary Burke —— Summer In The City ► Alt Pop-Rock
2003 ● John Hiatt —— Beneath This Gruff Exterior ► Roots Rock
2003 ● Jack Johnson —— On And On ► AA Folk-Rock
2006 ● David Cook —— Analog Heart ► Post-Grunge Pop-Rock
2013 ● David Bowie —— Zeit! 77-79 ► Glam Rock
2016 ● The Cars —— Moving in Stereo: The Best of The Cars ► New Wave Pop-Rock


May 07
1975 ● Bay City Rollers —— Once Upon A Star ► Power Pop
1975 ● Elvis Presley —— Today ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Iggy Pop & The Stooges —— TV Eye Live 1977 ► Alt. Rock / Punk
1984 ● The Human League —— Hysteria ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1991 ● James Brown —— Star Time ► Soul
1993 ● At The Gates —— With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1996 ● Guttermouth —— Teri Yakimoto ► Punk Rock
1996 ● Pantera —— The Great Southern Trendkill ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal
1996 ● The Tragically Hip —— Trouble At The Henhouse ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Westlife —— Westlife ► Teen Pop/Boy Band
2001 ● The Black Crowes —— Lions ► Southern Rock
2002 ● Tom Waits —— Blood Money ► Blues-Rock
2002 ● Warren Zevon —— My Ride’s Here ► Pop-Rock
2013 ● Rod Stewart —— Time ► Pop-Rock


May 08
1970 ● The Beatles —— Let It Be ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● The Jackson 5 —— ABC ► Soul – Motown
1972 ● Wishbone Ash —— Argus ► Prog Rock
1974 ● The Kinks —— Preservation Act 2 ► British Rock
1984 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Legend ► Roots Reggae
1989 ● Golden Earring —— Keeper Of The Flame ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Phish —— Junta ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1989 ● Simple Minds —— Street Fighting Years ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1990 ● Paula Abdul —— Shut Up And Dance ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Wilson Phillips —— Wilson Phillips ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Filter —— Short Bus ► Industrial Rock
2000 ● Paul Simon —— Greatest Hits: Shining Like A National Guitar ► Folk-Pop
2001 ● Pablo Cruise —— The Best Of Pablo Cruise ► Pop-Rock
2007 ● The Knack —— On Stage At The World Café ► Power Pop
2012 ● Glenn Frey —— After Hours ► Pop-Rock
2012 ● Here We Go Magic —— A Different Ship ► Dream Pop


May 09
1966 ● Paul Revere & The Raiders —— Midnight Ride ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● Ambrose Slade —— Beginnings ► Hard Rock
1969 ● George Harrison —— Electronic Sound [UK] ► Art-Rock
1975 ● Henry Cow —— In Praise Of Learning ► Prog Rock/Avant-Garde
1980 ● Linton Kwesi Johnson —— Bass Culture ► Dub Poetry
1985 ● The Style Council —— Internationalists ► Synth-Pop
1985 ● The Style Council —— Our Favourite Shop ► Synth-Pop
1989 ● Cyndi Lauper —— A Night To Remember ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● John Cougar Mellencamp —— Big Daddy ► Roots Rock
1991 ● 808 State —— Ex:El ► Acid House
1994 ● Kenny G —— The Very Best Of Kenny G ► Jazz-Pop
1995 ● Babes In Toyland —— Nemesisters ► Hard Rock/Riot Grrl
1995 ● Jamiroquai —— The Return Of The Space Cowboy ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Elvis Costello —— Kojak Variety ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1995 ● Cream —— The Very Best Of Cream ► Blues-Rock
2000 ● Bad Religion —— The New America ► Punk Rock
2006 ● Against All Authority —— The Restoration Of Chaos & Order ► Ska-Punk
2006 ● Gnarls Barkley —— St. Elsewhere ► Alt. Rap
2006 ● Korn —— Live & Rare ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal
2006 ● Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Stadium Arcadium ► Alt. Funk-Rock
2006 ● Snow Patrol —— Eyes Open ► Alt. Rock
2006 ● Chris Isaak —— Best Of Chris Isaak ► Adult Contemporary
2006 ● Paul Simon —— Surprise ► Folk-Pop
2006 ● Neil Young —— Living With War ► Folk-Rock
2011 ● The Zombies —— Breathe Out, Breathe In ► Art Rock
2012 ● Iggy Pop —— Après ► Alt. Rock / Punk


May 10
1969 ● The Ventures —— Hawaii Five-O ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1971 ● Elton John —— 11/17/70 ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Jethro Tull —— Thick As A Brick ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Brothers Johnson —— Right On Time ► Funk
1982 ● The Birthday Party —— Junkyard ► Post-Punk Goth Rock
1982 ● Duran Duran —— Rio ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1983 ● Ministry —— With Sympathy ► Industrial Metal
1984 ● Twisted Sister —— Stay Hungry ► Hair Metal
1988 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— Joy ► Soul-Pop
1988 ● Prince —— Lovesexy ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● The Pointer Sisters —— Right Rhythm ► Electro-dance-pop
1990 ● Steelheart —— Steelheart ► Hair Metal
1993 ● Blur —— Modern Life Is Rubbish ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
1993 ● Dire Straits —— Encores [EP] ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1993 ● Dire Straits —— On The Night ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1994 ● Weezer —— Weezer (The Blue Album) ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
1994 ● Danielle Brisebois —— Arrive All Over You ► Alt Pop-Rock
1994 ● Indigo Girls —— Swamp Ophelia ► Folk-Rock
1994 ● The Pretenders —— Last Of The Independents ► Post-Punk
2005 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Stand Up ► AA Pop-Rock
2005 ● Weezer —— Make Believe ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
2005 ● Lucinda Williams —— Live @ The Fillmore ► Alt. Country
2005 ● Styx —— Big Bang Theory ► Prog/Art Rock
2005 ● Triumph —— Livin’ For The Weekend: Anthology ► Arena Rock
2011 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Playlist: The Best Of The Psychedelic Furs ► Punk Rock
2011 ● Aerosmith —— Tough Love: Best Of The Ballads ► Hard Rock
2011 ● The Cars —— Move Like This ► New Wave Pop-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (April 6 – 12)

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):


April 06
1968 ● Cilla Black —— Sher-oo! ► Pop/Merseybeat
1979 ● Jean Jacques Burnel —— Euroman Cometh ► Minimal Wave
1981 ● Roger Taylor —— Fun In Space ► Glam Rock
1982 ● The Motels —— All Four One ► L. A. New Wave
1987 ● The Cult —— Electric ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Revival
1993 ● Bruce Hornsby —— Harbor Lights ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● The Dandy Warhols —— Dandys Rule, OK? ► Psych Rock
1999 ● Big Sugar —— Heated ► Blues-Rock
1999 ● Various Artists —— Fat Music Volume 4: Life In The Fat Lane ► Punk-Rock
2009 ● Jane’s Addiction —— A Cabinet Of Curiosities ► Alt. Rock
2010 ● Peter Wolf —— Midnight Souvenirs ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul
2010 ● Madonna —— Sticky & Sweet Tour ► Dance-Pop


April 07
1969 ● Leonard Cohen —— Songs From A Room ► Contemporary Folk
1969 ● The Nazz —— Nazz Nazz ► Garage Rock
1971 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— 4 Way Street ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● Genesis —— …And Then There Were Three… [UK] ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Prince —— For You ► Quiet Storm
1981 ● Rick James —— Street Songs ► Soul-Funkl
1986 ● Blow Monkeys —— Animal Magic ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Various Artists —— Absolute Beginners [Sndtrk] ► Contemporary Rock
1987 ● Whitesnake —— Whitesnake ► Arena Rock
1992 ● Diamanda Galás —— The Singer ► Gospel/Blues
1994 ● M.O.P. —— To The Death ► Hardcore Rap
1995 ● Oval —— 94 Diskont ► Experimental/Electronica
1997 ● The Chemical Brothers —— Dig Your Own Hole ► Eletronica/Big beat
1998 ● 2 Live Crew —— The Real One ► East Coast Rap
1998 ● Stabbing Westward —— Wither Blister Burn & Peel ► Industrial Rock
1998 ● Bachman-Turner Overdrive —— King Biscuit Flower Hour ► Album Rock
1998 ● King Crimson —— Space Groove ► Prog Rock
1998 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Fundamental ► Blues-Rock
2009 ● The Tragically Hip —— We Are The Same ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● James Taylor —— Other Covers [EP] ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Neil Young —— Fork In The Road ► Folk-Rock
2017 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Psychotic Reaction ► Album Rock


April 08
1960 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis Is Back! ► Rock n Roll
1968 ● Merle Haggard —— The Legend Of Bonnie & Clyde ► Trad Country
1969 ● P. J. Proby —— Three Week Hero ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Caravan —— In The Land Of Grey And Pink ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Dr. John —— Desitively Bonnaroo ► New Orleans R&B
1975 ● Aerosmith —— Toys In The Attic ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Carly Simon —— Playing Possum ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● The Clash —— The Clash [UK] ► Punk
1982 ● Toto —— Toto IV ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Dave Edmunds —— D.E. 7th ► Roots/Pub Rock
1983 ● Heaven 17 —— The Luxury Gap ► Synth-Pop
1991 ● Simple Minds —— Real Life ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1991 ● The Rolling Stones —— Flashpoint ► Rock n Roll
1994 ● The Offspring —— Smash ► Punk-Rock
1996 ● Unwound —— Repetition ► Post Hardcore
1997 ● Third Eye Blind —— Third Eye Blind ► Power Pop
1997 ● Richard Marx —— Flesh And Bone ► AA Pop-Rock
1997 ● Boz Scaggs —— Come On Home ► Pop-Soul
1997 ● Frank Zappa —— Have I Offended Someone? ► Art Rock
2003 ● Judas Priest —— Live In London ► Heavy Metal
2003 ● Lucinda Williams —— World Without Tears ► Alt. Country
2003 ● James Taylor —— The Best Of James Taylor ► Folk-Rock
2008 ● Mariah Carey —— E=MC2 ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Paul Simon —— So Beautiful Or So What ► Folk-Pop
2013 ● Counting Crows —— Echoes Of The Outlaws Roadshow ► AA Pop-Rock
2013 ● Fossil Collective —— Tell Where I Lie ► Dream Pop
2014 ● Various Artists —— The Rebel Kind: Girls With Guitars ► Girl Groups
2016 ● Peter Wolf —— A Cure For Loneliness ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul


April 09
1969 ● Bob Dylan —— Nashville Skyline ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Dr. John —— Remedies ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● Queen —— Queen II ► Prog Rock
1976 ● Natalie Cole —— Natalie ► Soul-Pop
1976 ● America —— Hideaway ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● Rainbow —— Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll ► Arena Rock
1979 ● Squeeze —— Cool For Cats ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1982 ● Elton John —— Jump Up! ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● R.E.M. —— Reckoning ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● Billy Squier —— Creatures Of Habit ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Roxette —— Crash! Boom! Bang! ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Chino XL —— Here To Save You All ► Hardcore Rap
2002 ● Roy Buchanan —— Strange Kind Of Feeling ► Blues-Rock
2002 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Silver Lining ► Blues-Rock
2002 ● Neil Young Featuring Booker T. & The M.G.’s —— Are You Passionate? ► Rock & Soul
2004 ● Motörhead —— Hammered ► Heavy Metal


April 10
1963 ● Elvis Presley —— It Happened At The World’s Fair ► Rock n Roll
1964 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ Second Album ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Elton John —— Elton John ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Miles Davis —— Black Beauty: Miles Davis At Fillmore West ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1970 ● Dusty Springfield —— From Dusty With Love ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Carpenters —— Golden Prize Volume II [Japan] ► Easy Listening
1977 ● Supertramp —— Even In The Quietest Moments ► Prog/Art Rock
1978 ● Jethro Tull —— Heavy Horses ► Prog Rock
1981 ● The Cure —— Faith ► Post-Punk
1982 ● Scorpions —— Blackout ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1982 ● Jethro Tull —— The Broadsword And The Beast [UK] ► Prog Rock
1989 ● The Cult —— Sonic Temple ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Laura Branigan —— Laura Branigan ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Behind The Mask ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● The Hives —— Veni Vidi Vicious ► Garage Rock
2004 ● Whitesnake —— The Early Years ► Arena Rock
2007 ● Brenda Lee —— Gospel Duets With Treasured Friends ► Country-Pop
2012 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Slipstream ► Blues-Rock


April 11
1972 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Mardi Gras ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● The Beach Boys —— The Beach Boys Love You ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Whitesnake —— Come An’ Get It ► Arena Rock
1983 ● Savatage —— Sirens ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1987 ● The Who —— Two’s Missing ► Hard Rock
1988 ● Butthole Surfers —— Hairway To Steven ► Post-Punk Hardcore
1988 ● Iron Maiden —— Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son ► Heavy Metal
1990 ● Celtic Frost —— Vanity/Nemesis ► Heavy Metal
1995 ● Pavement —— Wowee Zowee ► Garage Rock
2000 ● Bad Manners —— Special Brew ► Ska Revival
2000 ● No Doubt —— Return Of Saturn ► Ska-Pop
2006 ● Queen —— Stone Cold Classics ► Glam Rock
2008 ● Asia —— Phoenix ► Prog Rock
2008 ● Judas Priest —— The Essential Judas Priest ► Heavy Metal
2011 ● Bob Dylan —— In Concert – Brandeis University 1963 ► Folk-Rock


April 12
1965 ● Martha Reeves & The Vandellas —— Dance Party ► Soul – Motown
1965 ● The Supremes —— We Remember Sam Cooke ► Soul – Motown
1971 ● The Jackson 5 —— Maybe Tomorrow ► Soul – Motown
1971 ● Stevie Wonder —— Where I’m Coming From ► Pop-R&B
1972 ● Stephen Stills & Manassas —— Manassas ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● J. Geils Band —— Bloodshot ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● Poco —— Seven ► Country-Rock
1975 ● Bob Seger —— Beautiful Loser ► Heartland Rock
1976 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Live Bullet ► Heartland Rock
1982 ● John Mellencamp (John Cougar) —— American Fool ► Roots Rock
1984 ● Rush —— Grace Under Pressure ► Arena Rock
1988 ● Cheap Trick —— Lap Of Luxury ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
1988 ● Neil Young & The Bluenotes —— This Note’s For You ► Blues-Rock
1993 ● David Gray —— A Century Ends ► AA Pop-Rock
1993 ● Bruce Springsteen —— In Concert/MTV Unplugged ► Album Rock
1994 ● Hole —— Live Through This ► Grunge
1994 ● All-4-One —— All-4-One ► Contemporary Soul
1994 ● Motörhead —— Live At Brixton ’87 ► Heavy Metal
1999 ● Nightmares On Wax —— Carboot Soul ► Electronic/Trip Hop
1999 ● Golden Earring —— Paradise In Distress ► Hard Rock
1999 ● Supertramp —— It Was The Best Of Times ► Prog/Art Rock
2004 ● New Order —— In Sessions ► Alt Pop-Rock
2011 ● Foo Fighters —— Wasting Light ► Grunge Rock
2012 ● Counting Crows —— Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation) ► AA Pop-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (March 30 – April 5)

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):


March 30
1966 ● The Kinks —— The Kink Kontroversy ► British Invasion
1967 ● Billy Preston —— Club Meeting ► Soul
1969 ● The Bee Gees —— Odessa ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Miles Davis —— Bitches Brew ► Jazz-Rock
1975 ● Peter Frampton —— Frampton ► Arena Rock
1977 ● The Commodores —— Commodores ► Soul-Funk
1979 ● Magazine —— Secondhand Daylight ► Post-Punk
1981 ● The Pretenders —— Extended Play ► Post-Punk
1987 ● Erasure —— The Circus ► Alt. Dance/Synthpop
1987 ● Bryan Adams —— Into The Fire ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● PJ Harvey —— Dry ► Indie Rock
1993 ● Onyx —— Bacdafucup ► Hardcore Rap
1994 ● Pink Floyd —— The Division Bell ► Prog Rock
1999 ● Choking Victim —— No Gods, No Managers ► Hardcore Punk
2004 ● Janet Jackson —— Damita Jo ► Pop-Soul
2004 ● Los Lonely Boys —— Los Lonely Boys ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Aerosmith —— Honkin’ On Bobo ► Hard Rock
2004 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964, Concert At Philharmonic Hall ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● The Who —— Then And Now ► British Rock
2007 ● The Yardbirds —— Live At B. B. King’s Blues Club ► Blues Rock
2010 ● The Band —— Live In Tokyo 1983 ► Folk-Rock
2010 ● Rush —— Time Stand Still: The Collection ► Prog/Art Rock


March 31
1970 ● Three Dog Night —— It Ain’t Easy ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1972 ● Deep Purple —— Machine Head ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Led Zeppelin —— Presence ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Heatwave —— Central Heating ► Funk/Disco
1978 ● Paul McCartney & Wings —— London Town ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Scorpions —— Animal Magnetism ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1980 ● Genesis —— Duke ► Prog Rock
1986 ● Culture Club —— From Luxury To Heartache ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1987 ● Prince —— Sign ‘O’ The Times ► Soul-Funk
1987 ● The Smiths —— Louder Than Bombs ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1987 ● Thompson Twins —— Close To The Bone ► New Wave Dance-pop
1992 ● Body Count —— Body Count ► Heavy Metal
1992 ● Def Leppard —— Adrenalize ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Human Touch ► Heartland Rock
1992 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Lucky Town ► Heartland Rock
1997 ● Céline Dion —— The Collection 1982-1988 ► Adult Pop
1998 ● Daz Dillinger —— Retaliation, Revenge And Get Back ► West Coast Rap
1998 ● Duran Duran —— Night Versions: The Essential Duran Duran ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2008 ● Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Live: Architecture & Morality And More ► New Wave Synth Pop
2009 ● Cheap Trick —— Playlist: The Very Best Of Cheap Trick ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
2009 ● Leonard Cohen —— Live In London ► Soft Rock
2015 ● Ringo Starr —— Postcards From Paradise ► Pop-Rock
2015 ● Van Halen —— Tokyo Dome Live In Concert ► Hard Rock
2017 ● Bob Dylan —— Triplicate ► Folk-Rock


April 01
1959 ● John Coltrane —— Giant Steps ► Jazz
1964 ● Marvin Gaye —— When I’m Alone I Cry ► Soul/Broadway
1970 ● Cat Stevens —— Mona Bone Jakon ► Folk-Pop
1973 ● Leonard Cohen —— Live Songs ► Soft Rock
1974 ● Harry Nilsson —— Son Of Dracula [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Journey —— Journey ► Prog/Art Rock
1976 ● Rush —— 2112 ► Prog/Art Rock
1977 ● The Clash —— Capital Radio [EP] ► Punk
1981 ● Grateful Dead —— Reckoning ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● Aldo Nova —— Aldo Nova ► Glam Rock
1982 ● Trooper —— Money Talks ► Hard Rock
1985 ● Paul Young —— The Secret Of Association ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Suzanne Vega —— Solitude Standing ► Alt. Rock
1989 ● Black Sabbath —— Headless Cross ► Hard Rock
1990 ● The Afghan Whigs —— Up In It ► Post-Punk
1991 ● School Of Fish —— School Of Fish ► Jangle Pop
1997 ● Lit —— Tripping The Light Fantastic ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge
2002 ● Simple Minds —— Cry ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2003 ● Stabbing Westward —— The Essential Stabbing Westward ► Industrial Rock
2003 ● Cher —— The Very Best Of Cher ► Pop-Rock
2003 ● Ringo Starr —— Extended Versions ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● The Apples In Stereo —— Electronic Projects For Musicians ► Indie Pop-Rock/Power Pop
2008 ● Van Morrison —— Keep It Simple ► Folk-Rock
2008 ● R.E.M. —— Accelerate ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2008 ● The Rolling Stones —— Shine A Light: Original Soundtrack ► Blues-Rock
2013 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— June 26, 1981, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA ► Roots Rock
2014 ● Jackson Browne —— Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Charles Bradley —— Changes ► Soul-Funk
2016 ● Cheap Trick —— Bang, Zoom, Crazy…Hello ► Hard Rock/Power Pop


April 02
1964 ● Elvis Presley —— Kissin’ Cousins ► Rock n Roll
1971 ● Donny Hathaway —— Donny Hathaway ► Soul
1973 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles/1962-1966 ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles/1967-1970 ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Bad Company —— Straight Shooter ► Hard Rock
1977 ● Phyllis Hyman —— Phyllis Hyman ► Soul – Quiet Storm
1977 ● Jesse Colin Young —— Love On The Wing ► Folk-Rock
1981 ● Jefferson Starship —— Modern Times ► Arena Rock
1982 ● David Bowie & Giorgio Moroder —— Cat People [Sndtrk] ► Electronic Dance-Pop
1984 ● Cocteau Twins —— The Spangle Maker [EP] ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● Go West —— Go West ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1988 ● Severed Heads —— Bulkhead ► Electronica/Industrial
1991 ● Lenny Kravitz —— Mama Said ► Pop-Rock/Soul-Funk
1991 ● Mike + The Mechanics —— Word Of Mouth ► Brit Pop-Rock
1996 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— Atlanta Rhythm Section ’96 ► Southern Rock
1996 ● Citizen King —— Count The Days ► Alt Rock/Punk Hop
1996 ● Eric Clapton —— Crossroads 2: Live In The Seventies ► Blues-Rock
1997 ● Our Lady Peace —— Clumsy ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock
2001 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— No More Shall We Part ► Alt Rock
2007 ● Genesis —— Genesis 1976 – 1982 ► Prog Rock
2010 ● Richard Marx —— Hits & Ballads ► AA Pop-Rock
2012 ● Lotus Plaza —— Spooky Action At A Distance ► Indie Rock/Neo-Psychedelia
2012 ● The Rolling Stones —— L.A. Friday (Live 1975) ► Blues-Rock
2013 ● Charles Bradley —— Victim Of Love ► Soul-Funk


April 03
1961 ● Brenda Lee —— Emotions ► Country-Pop
1968 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Bookends ► Folk-Rock
1968 ● Moby Grape —— Wow ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO)
1969 ● Harry Nilsson —— Harry ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Billy Preston —— Live European Tour ► Funk
1976 ● Poco —— Live ► Country-Rock
1990 ● En Vogue —— Born To Sing ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● Ronnie Wood —— Live & Electric ► Hard Rock
2001 ● Journey —— Arrival ► AOR Rock
2006 ● David Gray —— Live from London [EP] ► AA Pop-Rock
2006 ● Poison —— The Best of Poison – 20 Years of Rock ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal
2007 ● Black Sabbath —— Black Sabbath: The Dio Years ► Hard Rock
2007 ● REO Speedwagon —— Find Your Own Way Home ► Arena Rock
2012 ● Wilson Phillips —— Dedicated ► Pop-Rock


April 04
1960 ● The Kingston Trio —— Sold Out ► Folk-Pop
1972 ● ZZ Top —— Rio Grande Mud ► Blues-Rock
1978 ● Carly Simon —— Boys In The Trees ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Cocteau Twins —— Peppermint Pig [EP] ► Folk-Rock
1994 ● Rodan —— Rusty ► Alt Rock/Math Rock
1995 ● Radiohead —— The Bends ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1995 ● The Band —— Live At Watkins Glen ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Black Sabbath —— Cross Purposes Live ► Hard Rock
1995 ● Duran Duran —— Thank You ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1997 ● INXS —— Elegantly Wasted ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1999 ● Kreator —— Voices Of Transgression: A 90s Retrospective ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
2000 ● Procol Harum —— BBC Live In Concert ► Prog Rock
2000 ● Lou Reed —— Ecstasy ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Mariah Carey —— The Emancipation Of Mimi ► Pop-Rock
2006 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock
2014 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Warner Sound Sessions [EP] ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
2015 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— Twice Told Tales ► Folk-Rock


April 05
1965 ● Ben E. King —— Seven Letters ► Soul
1970 ● Jimi Hendrix —— Scuse Me While I Kiss The Sky: Live At The L.A. Forum 4-5-70 ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● David Crosby & Graham Nash —— Graham Nash/David Crosby ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Johnny Cash —— Ragged Old Flag ► Trad Country
1979 ● Journey —— Evolution ► Prog/Art Rock
1988 ● Tracy Chapman —— Tracy Chapman ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Sade —— Stronger Than Pride ► Quiet Storm
1991 ● Crash Test Dummies —— The Ghosts That Haunt Me ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1993 ● David Bowie —— Black Tie White Noise ► Glam Rock
1994 ● Milla Jovovich —— The Divine Comedy ► Soft Rock
1994 ● Boz Scaggs —— Some Change ► Pop-Soul
1995 ● Blind Guardian —— Imaginations From The Other Side ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
2005 ● Kansas —— On The Other Side ► Prog/Arena Rock
2011 ● Eric Clapton —— Icon ► Blues-Rock
2011 ● Eric Clapton —— Icon 2 ► Blues-Rock
2011 ● The Who —— Icon ► British Rock
2011 ● The Who —— Icon 2 ► British Rock

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Albums Released This Week (February 24 – March 1)

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 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


February 25
1963 ● Barbra Streisand —— The Barbra Streisand Album ► Classic Pop
1972 ● Nick Drake —— Pink Moon ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● Alice Cooper —— Billion Dollar Babies ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Dr. John —— In The Right Place ► New Orleans R&B
1974 ● Aretha Franklin —— Let Me In Your Life ► Soul
1977 ● Peter Gabriel —— Peter Gabriel [1] ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Al Di Meola —— Casino ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1979 ● Scorpions —— Lovedrive ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1980 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Against The Wind ► Heartland Rock
1985 ● Tears For Fears —— Songs From The Big Chair ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1990 ● Midnight Oil —— Blue Sky Mining ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● Spacemen 3 —— Recurring ► Neo-Psychedelia
1992 ● Tori Amos —— Little Earthquakes ► AA Pop-Rock
1997 ● Cluster —— First Encounter Tour 1996 ► Electronic-Ambient
1997 ● James —— Whiplash ► Alt Pop/Rock
2008 ● Janet Jackson —— Discipline ► Pop-Soul
2014 ● Heart —— Fanatic Live From Caesar’s Colosseum ► Album Rock


February 26
1965 ● Eric Andersen —— Today Is The Highway ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● The Beatles —— Hey Jude/The Beatles Again ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Anne Murray —— Straight, Clean And Simple ► Country-Pop
1981 ● Judas Priest —— Point Of Entry ► Heavy Metal
1982 ● Thompson Twins —— Set ► Post-Punk Dance-Pop
1991 ● Great White —— Hooked ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Motörhead —— 1916 ► Heavy Metal
1991 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Capitol Collectors Series ► Hard Rock
2002 ● Norah Jones —— Come Away With Me ► Jazz-Pop Vocals
2002 ● Billy Idol —— Billy Idol: VH1 Storytellers ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Roy Buchanan —— Before And After ► Blues-Rock
2013 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— Music From The Motion Picture ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Dig In Deep ► Blues-Rock


February 27
1961 ● Aretha Franklin —— Aretha (With The Ray Bryant Combo) ► Soul
1967 ● Elvis Presley —— How Great Thou Art ► Southern Gospel
1975 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— On Your Feet Or On Your Knees ► Metal
1975 ● Yes —— Yesterdays ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Village People —— Macho Man ► Disco
1979 ● Desparate Bicycles —— Remorse Code ► Post-Punk/Psych Rock
1984 ● Dead Can Dance —— Dead Can Dance ► Post-Punk/Goth Rock
1985 ● Sade —— Diamond Life ► Quiet Storm
1989 ● XTC —— Oranges And Lemons ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1995 ● PJ Harvey —— To Bring You My Love ► Indie Rock
1995 ● Bruce Dickinson —— Alive In Studio A ► Heavy Metal
1996 ● Babble —— Ether ► Electro Dance-Pop
1996 ● America —— Greatest Hits Live ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● The Band —— High On The Hog ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Curtis Mayfield —— People Get Ready: The Curtis Mayfield Story ► Soul/Funk
1996 ● Triumph —— King Biscuit Flower Hour (In Concert) ► Arena Rock
1996 ● Neil Young —— Dead Man ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Frank Zappa —— The Lost Episodes ► Prog rock/Jazz Fusion
1997 ● Bad Religion —— The Gray Race ► Punk Rock
1999 ● CKY —— Volume 1 ► Alt. Rock/Alt. Metal
2001 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Everyday ► AA Pop-Rock
2001 ● Cheap Trick —— Silver ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
2006 ● Tears For Fears —— Secret World – Live In Paris ► New Wave Synth-Pop


February 28
1963 ● Sam Cooke —— Mr. Soul ► Soul
1963 ● The Miracles —— The Fabulous Miracles ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● Van Morrison —— Moondance ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● U2 —— War ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1983 ● The Ramones —— Subterranean Jungle ► Punk-Rock
1983 ● Styx —— Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock
1984 ● “Weird Al” Yankovic —— In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody
1984 ● Queen —— The Works ► Glam Rock
1986 ● Various Artists —— Pretty In Pink [Sndtrk] ► Post-Punk New Wave
1989 ● Indigo Girls —— Indigo Girls ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Eric Johnson —— Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock
1990 ● Little River Band —— Get Lucky ► Soft Rock
1992 ● Yoko Ono —— Onobox ► New Wave Art-Rock
1995 ● Del Amitri —— Twisted ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Harry Nilsson —— Personal Bast: The Harry Nilsson Anthology ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Steve Earle —— Train A Comin’ ► Alt. Country
1995 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Greatest Hits ► Heartland Rock
2000 ● Oasis —— Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
2000 ● AC/DC —— Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock
2001 ● Bob Dylan —— Live 1961-2000: Thirty-Nine Years Of Great Concert Performances ► Folk-Rock
2005 ● Judas Priest —— Angel Of Retribution ► Heavy Metal
2005 ● The Rolling Stones —— Singles 1968-1971 ► Blues-Rock
2006 ● Elvis Costello —— My Flame Burns Blue ► Orchestral Jazz
2006 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Hammersmith Odeon, London ’75 ► Heartland Rock
2006 ● Talking Heads —— Bonus Rarities And Outtakes ► New Wave Art-Rock


February 29
1976 ● Olivia Newton-John —— Come On Over ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● The Fall —— The Frenz Experiment ► Post-Punk
1988 ● The Clash —— The Story Of The Clash, Volume 1 ► Punk
2000 ● BloodHound Gang —— Hooray For Boobies ► Post-Punk Alt Metal
2000 ● The Black Crowes —— Live At The Greek ► Southern Rock
2000 ● Bone Thugs-N-Harmony —— BTNHResurrection ► Gangsta Rap
2000 ● Steely Dan —— Two Against Nature ► Jazz-Rock


March 01
1964 ● Sam Cooke —— Ain’t That Good News ► Soul
1965 ● Elvis Presley —— Girl Happy ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1968 ● Golden Earring —— Miracle Mirror ► Hard Rock
1971 ● The Rascals —— Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1974 ● Camel —— Mirage ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Rush —— Rush ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Jeff Beck —— Blow By Blow ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion
1977 ● Max Webster —— High Class In Borrowed Shoes ► Hard Rock
1978 ● The Hollies —— A Crazy Steal ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Roxy Music —— Manifesto ► Prog Rock
1980 ● Elton John —— Lady Samantha ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Neil Young —— Where The Buffalo Roam [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Robert Hunter —— Liberty ► Country-Rock
1988 ● Toto —— The Seventh One ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● Ocean Colour Scene —— Ocean Colour Scene ► Brit Pop
1993 ● Cranberries —— Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1994 ● Beck —— Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock
1995 ● DK Jamz —— The Original Donkey Kong Country Soundtrack ► Atmospheric Ambient
1999 ● Tonic —— Live And Enhanced ► Alt/Roots Rock
2005 ● Cher —— Gold ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Kathleen Edwards —— Back To Me ► Alt Country-Rock
2005 ● Jack Johnson —— In Between Dreams ► AA Folk-Rock
2011 ● Lucinda Williams —— Blessed ► Alt. Country
2013 ● Rhye —— Woman ► Downtempo Pop

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Albums Released This Week (February 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):


February 10
1963 ● Dionne Warwick —— Presenting Dionne Warwick ► Pop-Soul
1967 ● The Troggs —— Trogglodynamite ► Garage Rock
1969 ● Buffalo Springfield —— Retrospective: The Best Of Buffalo Springfield ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Carole King —— Tapestry ► Female Vocalist
1971 ● John Cale —— Church Of Anthrax ► Art Rock
1972 ● Carpenters —— Golden Double Deluxe [Japan] ► Easy Listening
1978 ● Van Halen —— Van Halen ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Little Feat —— Waiting For Columbus ► Southern Rock
1978 ● Judas Priest —— Stained Class ► Heavy Metal
1978 ● Dusty Springfield —— It Begins Again ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● John Lennon —— Live In New York City ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● Manic Street Preachers —— Generation Terrorists ► Hard Rock
1992 ● New Order —— BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert ► Alt Pop-Rock
1992 ● Wet Wet Wet —— High On The Happy Side ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1997 ● Blur —— Blur ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
1998 ● Yngwie Malmsteen —— Facing The Animal ► Heavy Metal
1998 ● Gary Numan —— Exile ► Industrial Rock
2003 ● Massive Attack —— 100th Window ► Trip-Hop
2003 ● The Stranglers —— Sweet Smell of Success – Best of the Epic Years ► Punk-Rock
2004 ● Kanye West —— The College Dropout ► Rap
2004 ● Carpenters —— Gold: 35th Anniversary Edition ► Easy Listening
2004 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Lucky ► Roots Rock
2004 ● Norah Jones —— Feels Like Home ► Jazz-Pop Vocals


February 11
1967 ● The Rolling Stones —— Between the Buttons ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— Tyranny And Mutation ► Heavy Metal
1977 ● Jethro Tull —— Songs From The Wood ► Prog Rock
1984 ● Golden Earring —— N.E.W.S. ► Hard Rock
1985 ● The Firm —— The Firm ► British Rock
1992 ● Cathedral —— Forest Of Equilibrium ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
1992 ● Cowboy Junkies —— Black Eyed Man ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Riders In The Sky —— Saturday Morning With Riders ► Western Swing/Pop
1997 ● Anal Cunt —— I Like It When You Die ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore
1997 ● Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Beautiful World ► AA Pop-Rock
1997 ● The Church —— Almost Yesterday ► Alt. Power Pop
2003 ● Hall & Oates —— Do It For Love ► Pop-Rock
2003 ● Rush —— The Spirit Of Radio: Greatest Hits 1974-1987 ► Prog/Art Rock
2011 ● The Calling —— The Very Best Of The Calling ► Post-Grunge Alt. Rock
2013 ● Bob Dylan —— House Of The Rising Sun ► Folk-Rock

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February 12
1962 ● Brenda Lee —— Sincerely, Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop
1965 ● The Three Souls —— Soul Sounds ► Soul-Jazz
1966 ● The Ventures —— Where The Action Is! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1972 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Eat A Peach ► Southern Rock
1975 ● Olivia Newton-John —— Have You Ever Been Mellow ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● The Kinks —— Sleepwalker ► British Rock
1980 ● Bryan Adams —— Bryan Adams ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● XTC —— English Settlement ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1985 ● Various Artists —— Vision Quest [Sndtrk] ► New Wave/Synth-Pop
1991 ● A Flock Of Seagulls —— The Best Of A Flock Of Seagulls ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1992 ● Aphex Twin —— Selected Ambient Works 85-92 ► Electronica – Dark Ambient
1992 ● Phish —— A Picture Of Nectar ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1996 ● Cocteau Twins —— Milk And Kisses ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Voice Of The Beehive —— Sex & Misery [UK] ► Alt. Rock
1997 ● Sloan —— One Chord To Another ► Alt Indie Rock
2001 ● David Gray —— Lost Songs 95-98 ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● Chris Isaak —— Always Got Tonight ► AA Pop-Rock
2008 ● The Kingston Trio —— Twice Upon A Time ► Folk-Pop
2010 ● Peter Gabriel —— Scratch My Back ► Prog Rock
2013 ● Joni Mitchell —— Studio Albums 1968 – 1979 ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Dion —— New York Is My Home ► Blues-Rock


February 13
1962 ● Ben E. King —— Ben E. King Sings For Soulful Lovers ► Soul
1965 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Rolling Stones, Now! ► Blues-Rock
1965 ● The Ventures —— The Ventures Knock Me Out! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1970 ● Black Sabbath —— Black Sabbath ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Three Dog Night —— Around The World With Three Dog Night ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1976 ● Peter Frampton —— Frampton Comes Alive! [UK] ► Arena Rock
1986 ● Jermaine Jackson —— Precious Moments ► Soul-dance-pop
1990 ● The Black Crowes —— Shake Your Money Maker ► Southern Rock
1996 ● Gin Blossoms —— Congratulations…I’m Sorry ► Power Pop
1996 ● Jackson Browne —— Looking East ► Folk-Rock
2001 ● The Specials —— Conquering Ruler ► Ska Revival
2007 ● Lucinda Williams —— West ► Alt. Country
2010 ● The Who —— Greatest Hits & More ► British Rock


February 14
1966 ● The Mamas & The Papas —— If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears ► Folk-Rock
1967 ● The Mamas & The Papas —— Deliver ► Pop-Folk
1974 ● Roy Harper —— Valentine ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● Heart —— Dreamboat Annie ► Album Rock
1979 ● George Harrison —— George Harrison ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Heart —— Bebe Le Strange ► Album Rock
1984 ● Various Artists —— Footloose [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● The Smiths —— Meat Is Murder ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1986 ● Honeymoon Suite —— The Big Prize ► Arena Rock
1989 ● Elvis Costello —— Spike ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1995 ● Tha Alkaholics —— Coast II Coast ► West Coast Rap
1995 ● Belly —— King ► Alt Rock/Dream Pop
1995 ● John Waite —— Temple Bar ► Power Pop
2011 ● PJ Harvey —— Let England Shake ► Indie Rock


February 15
1965 ● Brenda Lee —— Brenda Lee Sings Top Teen Hits ► Country-Pop
1965 ● Dionne Warwick —— The Sensitive Sound Of Dionne Warwick ► Pop-Soul
1969 ● The Monkees —— Instant Replay ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Buck Owens —— Bridge Over Troubled Water ► Country-Rock/Bakersfield
1974 ● Slade —— Old New Borrowed Blue ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Deep Purple —— Burn ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Rush —— Fly By Night ► Arena Rock
1977 ● America —— Harbor ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Get Happy!! ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1980 ● The Knack —— …But The Little Girls Understand ► Power Pop
1980 ● Graham Nash —— Earth & Sky ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● Warren Zevon —— Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Jimmy Page —— Death Wish II [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock
1985 ● Jethro Tull And The London Symphony Orchestra —— A Classic Case ► Symphonic Rock
1993 ● Anathema —— Serenades ► Goth/Doom Metal
1997 ● Gloria Estefan —— Best Of Gloria Estefan ► Latin Pop
1999 ● The Creatures —— Anima Animus ► Alt Post-Punk/goth rock
2000 ● Tracy Chapman —— Telling Stories ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Gov’t Mule —— Life Before Insanity ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2000 ● The Cure —— Bloodflowers ► Post-Punk
2000 ● The Who —— BBC Sessions ► British Rock
2005 ● Styx —— The Complete Wooden Nickel Recordings ► Prog/Art Rock


February 16
1969 ● The Isley Brothers —— It’s Our Thing ► Soul-Funk
1970 ● Badfinger —— Magic Christian Music ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● T. Rex —— Bolan’s Zip Gun ► Glam Rock
1982 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— The Concert In Central Park ► Folk-Pop
1985 ● Possessed —— Seven Churches ► Heavy/Death Metal
1988 ● All About Eve —— All About Eve ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Goth Pop
1988 ● The Church —— Starfish ► Alt. Power Pop
1988 ● Sting —— Nada Como El Sol…. ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Death —— Spiritual Healing ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1993 ● Einstürzende Neubatuten —— Tabula Rasa ► Industrial Electronica
1993 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— The Last Rebel ► Southern Rock
1999 ● New Kids On The Block —— Greatest Hits ► Teen Dance-Pop
2004 ● The Stranglers —— Norfolk Coast ► Punk-Rock
2015 ● Roebuck “Pops” Staples —— Don’t Lose This ► Gospel-Soul

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