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Albums Released This Week (November 25 – December 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):


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Albums Released This Week (October 21 – 27)

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 21
1966 ● Manfred Mann —— As Is ► Rock n Roll
1970 ● Bob Dylan —— New Morning ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Stevie Wonder —— Greatest Hits Volume 2 ► Pop-R&B
1975 ● Mike Oldfield —— Ommadawn ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion
1977 ● Meat Loaf —— Bat Out Of Hell ► Arena Rock
1977 ● The Beatles —— Love Songs ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Genesis —— Seconds Out ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Bobby And The Midnites —— Bobby & The Midnights ► Country-Rock
1985 ● Simple Minds —— Once Upon A Time ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1985 ● Jethro Tull —— Original Masters ► Prog Rock
1986 ● “Weird Al” Yankovic —— Polka Party! ► Comedy/Parody
1987 ● Steve Winwood —— Chronicles ► Album Rock
1988 ● Tiffany —— Hold An Old Friend’s Hand ► Dance-Pop
1990 ● Don Dokken —— Up From The Ashes ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
1991 ● Carcass —— Necroticism – Descanting The Insalubrious ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1997 ● Artension —— Phoenix Rising ► Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal
1997 ● The Psychedelic Furs —— Shou;d God Forget: Retrospective ► Post-Punk New Wave
1997 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Bosnia ► Hard Rock
1997 ● Yes —— Keys To Ascension 2 ► Prog Rock
2003 ● The Cryan’ Shames —— Very Best Of The Cryan’ Shames ► Pop-Rock
2003 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Live At The Atlanta International Festival: July 3 & 5, 1970 ► Southern Rock
2003 ● Eagles —— The Very Best Of ► Country-Rock
2003 ● Little Feat —— Kickin’ It At The Barn ► Southern Rock
2003 ● Van Morrison —— What’s Wrong With This Picture? ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● Rush —— Rush In Rio ► Prog/Art Rock
2011 ● Bob Dylan —— Pure Dylan ► Folk-Rock
2012 ● Bob Dylan —— The Real Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock
2013 ● Motörhead —— Aftershock ► Heavy Metal
2014 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Garcia Live Volume Five ► Roots Rock


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

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Albums Released This Week (July 20 – 26)

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

Jul 20


The Beatles —— Something New ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
Jefferson Airplane —— Long John Silver ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1972
Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin —— Love Devotion Surrender ► Jazz Fusion >> 1973
Mott The Hoople —— Mott ► Hard Rock >> 1973
Parliament —— The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein ► Funk >> 1976
REO Speedwagon —— Nine Lives ► Arena Rock >> 1979
ZZ Top —— El Loco ► Blues-Rock >> 1981
The Ramones —— Pleasant Dreams ► Punk-Rock >> 1981
Graham Parker —— Burning Questions ► Pub Rock >> 1992
Bachman-Turner Overdrive —— The Anthology ► Album Rock >> 1993
The Rascals —— The Very Best Oif The Rascals ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1993
Sparklehorse —— Good Morning Spider ► Dream Pop >> 1998
Various Artists —— Punk-O-Rama Vol. 5 ► Punk Rock >> 2000
Van Halen —— The Best Of Both Worlds ► Hard Rock >> 2004
Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.02.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 2005
Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.03.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 2005
Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.04.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 2005
Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.05.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 2005
Paul Simon —— Recorded As Jerry Landis ► Folk-Pop >> 2006
Jack Bruce —— Live In America ► Prog Rock/Fusion >> 2007
Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Rocksteady ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2010

Jul 21


Bobby Vee —— A Bobby Vee Recording Session ► Teen Idol >> 1962
Black Sabbath —— Master Of Reality ► Hard Rock >> 1971
Rod Stewart —— Never A Dull Moment ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
T. Rex —— The Slider ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Various Artists —— Live And Let Die [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Rory Gallagher —— Irish Tour ’74 ► Blues-Rock >> 1974
Kiss —— The Originals ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Talking Heads —— More Songs About Buildings And Food ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1978
Triumph —— Just A Game ► Arena Rock >> 1979
Chicago —— Chicago XIV ► Jazz-Rock >> 1980
Bryan Adams —— You Want It, You Got It ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Shonen Knife —— Burning Farm ► Punk Pop >> 1983
Stryper —— The Yellow And Black Attack ► Heavy Metal/Christian >> 1984
Neil Young —— Landing On Water ► Folk-Rock >> 1986
Guns N’ Roses —— Appetite For Destruction ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Dio —— Dream Evil ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Madonna —— Who’s That Girl [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Sonic Youth —— Dirty ► Indie Rock >> 1992
House Of Pain —— House Of Pain ► West Coast/Hardcore Rap >> 1992
Anal Cunt —— Picnic Of Love ► Folk-Rock/Parody >> 1998
Nick Lowe —— Anthology ► Pub Rock >> 2003
Nick Lowe —— Brentford Trilogy Box Set ► Pub Rock >> 2009
Matthew Sweet & Suzanna Hoffs —— Under The Covers, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock >> 2009

Jul 22


The Moody Blues —— The Magnificent Moodies ► Blues-Rock >> 1965
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers —— Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton ► Blues-Rock >> 1966
Stevie Wonder —— Fulfillingness’ First Finale ► Pop-R&B >> 1974
Commodores —— Machine Gun ► Soul-Funk >> 1974
Elvis Costello —— My Aim Is True ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1977
Amy Grant —— The Collection ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1986
LL Cool J —— Bigger And Deffer ► Hip-Hop >> 1987
Disco Inferno —— Technicolour ► Post-Punk Alt/Experimental >> 1996
Earth, Wind & Fire —— In The Name Of Love ► Soul-Funk >> 1997
Kreator —— Outcast ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1997
Gavin DeGraw —— Chariot ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2003
Kiss —— Kiss Symphony: Alive IV ► Hard Rock >> 2003
Jane’s Addiction —— Strays ► Alt. Rock >> 2003
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Déjà Vu Live ► Folk-Rock >> 2008
Chairlift —— Does You Inspire You ► Dream Pop >> 2008
Counting Crows —— iTunes Live From Soho ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2008
The Rolling Stones —— Hyde Park Live (Live 2013) ► Blues-Rock >> 2013
Bobby Patterson —— I Got More Soul! ► Texas Soul >> 2014

Jul 23


The Supremes —— More Hits By The Supremes ► Soul – Motown >> 1965
The Moody Blues —— Every Good Boy Deserves Favour ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1971
Jethro Tull —— A Passion Play ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Joan Baez —— Gracias A La Vida ► Folk-Pop/Latin >> 1974
Various Artists —— The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas [Sndtrk] ► Country-Pop >> 1982
Teddy Pendergrass —— This One’s For You ► Soul-Pop >> 1982
Sammy Hagar —— VOA ► Arena Rock >> 1984
Color Me Badd —— C.M.B. ► New Jack Swing >> 1991
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince —— Homebase ► Pop-Rap >> 1991
The Innocence Mission —— Umbrella ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
The Black Crowes —— Three Snakes And One Charm ► Southern Rock >> 1996
Fiona Apple —— Tidal ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1996

Jul 24


The Beach Boys —— The Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Yes —— Time And A Word [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1970
Jon Anderson —— Olias Of Sunhillow ► Prog Rock >> 1976
The Go-Go’s —— Beauty And The Beat ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1981
Timothy B. Schmit —— Tell Me The Truth ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
Dread Zeppelin —— Un-Led-Ed ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Nils Lofgren —— Crooked Line ► Roots Rock >> 1992
Ringo Starr —— The Anthology…So Far ► Pop-Rock >> 2001
Cake —— Comfort Eagle ► Alt Rock/College Rock >> 2001
Curtis Mayfield —— Soul Legacy ► Soul/Funk >> 2001
Joni Mitchell —— The Beginning Of Survival ► Folk-Rock >> 2004
The Antlers —— Undersea ► Dream Pop >> 2012

Jul 25


The Troggs —— From Nowhere…The Troggs [UK] ► Garage Rock >> 1966
The Troggs —— Wild Thing ► Garage Rock >> 1966
Yes —— Yes [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1969
Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Cosmo’s Factory ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Donovan —— Open Road ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Cat Stevens —— Foreigner ► Folk-Pop >> 1973
AC/DC —— Back In Black ► Hard Rock >> 1980
Teddy Pendergrass —— TP ► Soul-Pop >> 1980
Loudness —— Lightning Strikes ► Heavy Metal/Japanese Metal >> 1986
Kool & The Gang —— Everything’s Kool & the Gang: Greatest Hits & More ► Funk-Soul >> 1988
Kim Carnes —— View From The House ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Bee Gees —— One ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Beastie Boys —— Paul’s Boutique ► Rap >> 1989
Boredoms —— Chocolate Synthesizer ► Noise Rock >> 1994
311 —— 311 ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony —— E. 1999 Eternal ► Gangsta Rap >> 1995
Dark Tranquility —— Haven ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal >> 2000
Béla Fleck And The Flecktones —— Outbound ► Jazz Fusion >> 2000
Tom Petty —— Highway Companion ► Album Rock >> 2006

Jul 26


Buck Owens —— Before You Go ► Country-Rock/Bakersfield >> 1965
The Moody Blues —— In Search Of The Lost Chord ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
ZZ Top —— Tres Hombres ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Robert Wyatt —— Rock Bottom ► Art Rock >> 1974
The Clash —— The Clash ► Punk >> 1979
Bucks Fizz —— Bucks Fizz ► Europop-Dance >> 1981
The League Unlimited Orchestra —— Love And Dancing ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
The Human League —— Love And Dancing [EP] ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1982
Asia —— Alpha ► Prog Rock >> 1983
John Waite —— Mask Of Smiles ► Power Pop >> 1985
Odeta Adams —— Evolution ► Jazz-Pop Fusion >> 1993
Ani DiFranco —— Out Of Range ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
The Aquabats —— The Return Of The Aquabats ► Ska-Punk Revival >> 1996

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Albums Released This Week (January 5 – 11)

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):



Jan 05


The Kingston Trio —— From The Hungry i ► Folk-Pop >> 1959

Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Bayou Country ► Roots Rock >> 1969

Loretta Lynn —— Wings Upon Your Horns ► Trad Country >> 1970

Laura Nyro —— The First Songs ► Folk-Rock >> 1973

Bruce Springsteen —— Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ► Album Rock >> 1973

ABBA —— Arrival ► Euro-Pop >> 1977

Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Armed Forces ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1979

Joe Jackson —— Look Sharp! ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979

Hüsker Dü —— Warehouse: Songs And Stories ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1987

They Might Be Giants —— Flood ► Alt. Rock >> 1990

Jeff Beck & Jed Leiber —— Frankie’s House [Sndtrk] ► Instrumental Rock >> 1992

The The —— Dusk ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1993

Neil Young —— Lucky Thirteen ► Roots Rock >> 1993

Cell —— Slo*Blo ► Grunge >> 1993

Hawkwind —— In Your Area ► Space Rock >> 1999

Jan 06


Peter Frampton —— Frampton Comes Alive! ► Arena Rock >> 1976

Phantom Planet —— Phantom Planet ► Alt Rock/Garage Revival >> 2004

Animal Collective —— Merriweather Post Pavilion ► Neo Psychedelia >> 2009

Jan 07


Billy Preston —— Encouraging Words ► Soul-Funk >> 1970

Black Sabbath —— Paranoid ► Hard Rock >> 1971

Nicky Hopkins; Ry Cooder; Mick Jagger; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts —— Jamming With Edward ► Blues-Rock >> 1972

Jefferson Airplane —— Flight Log (1966-1976) ► Arena Rock >> 1977

Lipps, Inc. —— Mouth To Mouth ► Disco >> 1980

The Fleshtones —— Roman Gods ► Punk-Rock >> 1982

Smokey Robinson —— Touch The Sky ► Soul – Motown >> 1983

Rick Wakeman —— Word & The Gospels ► Art Rock >> 1994

Incubus —— Enjoy Incubus ► Funk Metal >> 1997

Alex Lloyd —— Black In The Sun ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge >> 1999

Bob Dylan —— On The Road Again ► Folk-Rock >> 2005

Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan And The New Folk Movement ► Folk-Rock >> 2013

Jan 08


Marvin Gaye —— That’s The Way Love Is ► Soul – Motown >> 1970

Yoko Ono —— Approximately Infinite Universe ► Avant-Garde/Pop-Rock >> 1973

The Beach Boys —— Holland ► Pop-Rock >> 1973

Elvis Presley —— Promised Land ► Pop-Rock >> 1975

Elvis Presley —— Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 2 ► Rock ‘N Roll >> 1976

Bette Midler —— Songs For The New Depression ► Pop-Rock Vocals >> 1976

Peter Frampton —— When All The Pieces Fit ► Arena Rock >> 1989

GWAR —— Scumdogs Of The Universe ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1990

Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— Fly Me Courageous ► Southern Rock >> 1991

Loudon Wainwright III —— Career Moves ► Folk-Rock >> 1993

Kylie Minogue —— Showgirl Homecoming Live ► Dance-Pop >> 2007

Patti Smith —— iTunes Originals ► Hard Rock >> 2008

Jan 09


The Rascals —— Collections ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1967

Badfinger —— Magic Christian Music [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1970

Jeff Beck Group —— Rough And Ready [UK] ► Blues-Rock >> 1972

Blue Magic —— Blue Magic ► Philly Soul >> 1974

Yes —— Tales From Topographic Oceans ► Prog Rock >> 1974

Van Halen —— 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) ► Hard Rock >> 1984

Rush —— A Show Of Hands ► Arena Rock >> 1989

The Specials —— The Singles Collection ► Ska Revival >> 1991

The Pretenders —— Pirate Radio ► Post-Punk >> 2006

John Waite —— Downtown: Journey Of A Heart ► Power Pop >> 2007

Jan 10


The Beatles —— Introducing…The Beatles ► Pop-Rock >> 1964

The Monkees —— More Of The Monkees ► Pop-Rock >> 1967

Rod Stewart/Faces —— Coast To Coast: Overture And Beginners ► British Rock >> 1974

Muddy Waters —— Hard Again ► Slide Guitar Blues >> 1977

The Ramones —— Leave Home ► Punk-Rock >> 1977

Dire Straits —— ExtendedancEPlay ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1983

Chris Isaak —— Silvertone ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1985

Lou Reed —— New York ► Hard Rock >> 1989

Brenda Lee —— The Definitive Collection ► Country-Pop >> 2006

Jan 11


Howlin’ Wolf —— Howlin’ Wolf ► Blues-Rock >> 1962

Chicago —— Chicago III ► Jazz-Rock >> 1971

Janis Joplin —— Pearl ► Blues-Rock >> 1971

The Temptations —— Solid Rock ► Soul – Motown >> 1972

Bobby Womack —— Lookin’ For A Love Again ► Soul >> 1974

The Waitresses —— Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1982

Genesis —— The Way We Walk, Vol. 2 (The Longs) ► Prog Rock >> 1993

Carcass —— Heartwork ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1994

Iron Savior —— Unification ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1999

Badfinger —— BBC In Concert 1972-1973 ► Pop-Rock >> 2000

Chuck Berry —— Live! ► Rock n Roll >> 2000

Jethro Tull —— Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 ► Folk-Rock >> 2000

Aerosmith —— Gold ► Hard Rock >> 2005

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Albums Released this Week (October 20 – 26)

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

Oct 20


Elvis Presley —— Roustabout ► Rock n Roll >> 1964
John Lennon & Yoko Ono —— Wedding Album ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Elvis Presley —— Elvis Sings The Wonderful World Of Christmas ► Rock n Roll >> 1971
Peter Frampton —— Frampton’s Camel ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Peter Frampton —— Somethin’s Happening ► Arena Rock >> 1974
B. J. Thomas —— Reunion ► Country-Pop >> 1975
The Damned —— The Black Album ► Punk-Rock >> 1980
U2 —— Boy ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1980
Donna Summer —— The Wanderer ► Disco >> 1980
The Human League —— Dare! ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1981
Quarterflash —— Quarterflash ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Oak Ridge Boys —— Deliver ► Country-Pop >> 1983
Frankie Goes To Hollywood —— Liverpool ► New Wave Club/Dance >> 1986
Nine Inch Nails —— Pretty Hate Machine ► Industrial Metal >> 1989
Kenny G —— Breathless ► Jazz-Pop >> 1992
Madonna —— Erotica ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Keith Richards —— Main Offender ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Richard Marx —— Greatest Hits ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
The Sea And Cake —— The Sea And Cake ► Indie Rock/Experimental >> 1994
Gary Numan —— Exile [UK] ► Industrial Rock >> 1997
Crucial Conflict —— Good Side, Bad Side ► Chicago Rap >> 1998
George Martin —— In My Life ► Beatles Retrospective >> 1998
Aerosmith —— A Little South Of Sanity ► Hard Rock >> 1998
Black Sabbath —— Reunion ► Hard Rock >> 1998
The Human League —— The Golden Hour Of The Future: Recordings By The Future And The Human League ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 2002
AC/DC —— Black Ice ► Hard Rock >> 2008

Oct 21


Manfred Mann —— As Is ► Rock n Roll >> 1966
Bob Dylan —— New Morning ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Mike Oldfield —— Ommadawn ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion >> 1975
Meat Loaf —— Bat Out Of Hell ► Arena Rock >> 1977
The Beatles —— Love Songs ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Genesis —— Seconds Out ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Bobby And The Midnites —— Bobby & The Midnights ► Country-Rock >> 1981
Simple Minds —— Once Upon A Time ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1985
Jethro Tull —— Original Masters ► Prog Rock >> 1985
“Weird Al” Yankovic —— Polka Party! ► Comedy/Parody >> 1986
Steve Winwood —— Chronicles ► Album Rock >> 1987
Tiffany —— Hold An Old Friend’s Hand ► Dance-Pop >> 1988
Don Dokken —— Up From The Ashes ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal >> 1990
Carcass —— Necroticism – Descanting The Insalubrious ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1991
Grand Funk Railroad —— Bosnia ► Hard Rock >> 1997
Artension —— Phoenix Rising ► Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal >> 1997
Little Feat —— Kickin’ It At The Barn ► Southern Rock >> 2003
The Allman Brothers Band —— Live At The Atlanta International Festival: July 3 & 5, 1970 ► Southern Rock >> 2003
Rush —— Rush In Rio ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2003
Van Morrison —— What’s Wrong With This Picture? ► Folk-Rock >> 2003
Bob Dylan —— Pure Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 2011
Bob Dylan —— The Real Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 2012

Oct 22


Donovan —— Fairytale [UK] ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin II ► Hard Rock >> 1969
Kiss —— Hotter Than Hell ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Elton John —— Blue Moves ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Night Moves ► Album Rock >> 1976
Led Zeppelin —— The Song Remains The Same ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Cher —— Prisoner ► Pop-Disco >> 1979
The Cure —— Concert: The Cure Live ► Post-Punk >> 1984
Paul McCartney —— Give My Regards To Broad Street ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Mason Williams & Mannheim Steamroller —— Classical Gas ► Folk-Rock >> 1987
Ozzy Osbourne —— No Rest For The Wicked ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Pet Shop Boys —— Behavior ► Electro-pop/Dance >> 1990
Matthew Sweet —— Girlfriend ► Power Pop >> 1991
Death —— Human ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1991
Various Artists —— Two Rooms: Celebrating The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Sarah McLachlan —— Fumbling Towards Ecstasy ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Van Halen —— Best Of Van Halen, Vol. I ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Phil Collins —— Dance Into The Light ► Pop-Rock >> 1996
Gov’t Mule —— Live From Roseland Ballroom ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock >> 1996
Journey —— Trial By Fire ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1996
The Dillenger Escape Plan —— Under The Running Board ► Heavy Metal/Mathcore >> 1998
The Cranberries —— Wake Up And Smell The Coffee ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
Foo Fighters —— One By One ► Grunge Rock >> 2002
Santana —— Shaman ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 2002
Ray Davies —— Working Man’s Café ► Pop-Rock >> 2007

Oct 23


Frank Zappa —— Chunga’s Revenge ► Art Rock >> 1970
Genesis —— Trespass ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Al Green —— I’m Still in Love With You ► Soul (Southern) >> 1972
Harry Chapin —— On The Road To Kingdom Come ► Folk-Pop >> 1976
Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Almost Blue ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
Sammy Hagar —— Standing Hampton ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Willie Nelson —— Without A Song ► Outlaw Country >> 1983
Wham! —— Make It Big ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Iggy Pop —— Blah Blah Blah ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1986
Terence Trent D’Arby —— Neither Fish Nor Flesh (A Soundtrack Of Love, Faith, Hope & Destruction) ► Pop-R&B >> 1989
Betty Boo —— Boomania ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Deep Purple —— Slaves And Masters ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Ozzy Osbourne —— Ozzmosis ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Atomic Kitten —— Right Now ► Dance-Pop >> 2000
Gov’t Mule —— The Deep End, Vol. 1 ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock >> 2001
Bush —— Golden State ► Grunge Rock >> 2001
Incubus —— Morning View ► Funk Metal >> 2001
Toni Braxton —— Snowflakes ► Soul-Pop >> 2001
Martin Briley —— It Comes In Waves ► Pop-Rock/Power Pop >> 2006
Mötley Crüe —— Carnival Of Sins: Live, Vols. 1-2 ► Heavy Metal >> 2007
Neil Young —— Chrome Dreams II ► Folk-Rock >> 2007
Heart —— Dreamboat Annie Live ► Album Rock >> 2007
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss —— Raising Sand ► Folk-Rock >> 2007

Oct 24


Grateful Dead —— Grateful Dead (Live Skull & Roses) ► Country-Rock >> 1971
John Lennon —— Shaved Fish ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Roxy Music —— Siren ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Rory Gallagher —— Calling Card ► Blues-Rock >> 1976
Cheap Trick —— All Shook Up ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1980
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Organisation ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1980
Billy Idol —— Don’t Stop ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Stryper —— To Hell With The Devil ► Heavy Metal/Christian >> 1986
Dead Can Dance —— The Serpent’s Egg ► Folk-Pop >> 1988
Brenda Lee —— A Brenda Lee Christmas ► Country-Pop >> 1991
Silver Jews —— Starlite Walker ► Alt Rock/Indie Rock >> 1994
Indigo Girls —— 1200 Curfews ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
20 Fingers —— 20 Fingers ► Dance-Pop >> 1995
The Pretenders —— The Isle Of View ► Post-Punk >> 1995
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— It’s A Mystery ► Heartland Rock >> 1995
Simply Red —— Life ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
The Smashing Pumpkins —— Melon Collie And The Infinite Sadness ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Anthrax —— Stomp 442 ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1995
Linkin Park —— Hybrid Theory ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Christina Aguilera —— My Kind Of Christmas ► Dance-Pop >> 2000
Bob Dylan —— Beyond Here Lies Nothin’: The Collection ► Folk-Rock >> 2011
Paul Simon —— Songwriter ► Folk-Pop >> 2011

Oct 25


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

Oct 26




Sam & Dave —— Soul Men ► Soul >> 1967
Diana Ross And Marvin Gaye —— Diana & Marvin ► Soul >> 1973
Neil Diamond —— Serenade ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Fall —— Dragnet ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1979
Pat Benatar —— In The Heat Of The Night ► Hard Rock >> 1979
J. Geils Band —— Freeze-Frame ► Blues-Rock >> 1981
Gary Numan —— Berserker ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1984
Meat Loaf —— Live At Wembley ► Arena Rock >> 1987
Hooters —— Zig Zag ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Velvet Underground —— Live MCMXCIII ► Alt. Rock >> 1993
10,000 Maniacs —— MTV Unplugged ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
The Cure —— Paris ► Post-Punk >> 1993
Blur —— The Special Collectors Edition ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1994
Napalm Death —— Words From The Exit Wound [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore >> 1998
Akinyele —— Aktapuss ► Dirty Rap >> 1999
B*Witched —— Awake And Breathe ► Pop/Girl Group >> 1999
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
Phil Lesh & Friends —— Love Will See You Through ► Country-Rock >> 1999
Incubus —— Make Yourself ► Funk Metal >> 1999
Bush —— The Science Of Things ► Grunge Rock >> 1999
Genesis —— Turn It On Again: The Hits ► Prog Rock >> 1999

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Albums Released This Week (August 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):

Aug 25


Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston —— Take Two ► Soul – Motown >> 1966
Grand Funk Railroad —— On Time ► Hard Rock >> 1969
The Who —— Who’s Next ► British Rock >> 1971
The Kinks —— Everybody’s In Show Biz ► British Rock >> 1972
The Allman Brothers Band —— Brothers And Sisters ► Southern Rock >> 1973
Bruce Springsteen —— Born To Run ► Album Rock >> 1975
Boston —— Boston ► Arena Rock >> 1976
The Replacements —— Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
The Time —— What Time Is It? ► Funk >> 1982
Alice Cooper —— Zipper Catches Skin ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
Hooters —— One Way Home ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Metallica —— …And Justice For All ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
Danny O’Keefe —— Redux ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Garth Brooks —— Beyond The Season ► Country Christmas >> 1992
Peter, Paul & Mary —— Flowers And Stones ► Folk-Pop >> 1992
The Wallflowers —— The Wallflowers ► Folk-Rock >> 1992
The Brian Jones Massacre —— Methodrone ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1995
Rammstein —— Sehnsucht ► Industrial/Krautrock >> 1997
Gamma Ray —— Somewhere Out In Space ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1997
Everclear —— Live From Toronto ► Grunge-Punk >> 1998
Nicole Wray —— Make It Hot ► Urban Contemporary >> 1998
Lauryn Hill —— The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill ► Neo-Soul/Hip Hop >> 1998
Guns N’ Roses —— Use Your Illusion II ► Hard Rock >> 1998
Iron Maiden —— A Matter Of Life And Death ► Heavy Metal >> 2006
John Fogerty —— The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again ► Folk-Rock >> 2009

Aug 26


The Walker Brothers —— Portrait ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Diana Ross & The Supremes —— Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing And Perform “Funny Girl” ► Soul >> 1968
The Supremes —— Live At London’s Talk Of The Town ► Soul – Motown >> 1968
Marvin Gaye —— In The Groove ► Soul – Motown >> 1968
Otis Redding —— Historic Performances Recorded At The Monterey International Pop Festival ► Memphis Soul >> 1970
Grateful Dead —— Dead Set ► Folk-Rock >> 1981
The Cure —— The Head On The Door ► Post-Punk >> 1985
Journey —— Star-Box ► AOR Rock >> 1988
Blur —— Leisure ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1991
Amy Grant —— House Of Love ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1994
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ ► Southern Rock >> 1997
Tha Alkaholics —— Likwidation ► West Coast Rap >> 1997
Creed —— My Own Prison ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge >> 1997
Peter Frampton —— Now ► Arena Rock >> 2003
Warren Zevon —— The Wind ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Little Feat —— Join The Band ► Southern Rock >> 2008
Bob Dylan —— Shadows In The Night ► Folk-Rock >> 2014

Aug 27


Stevie Wonder —— I Was Made To Love Her ► Soul – Motown >> 1967
Donna Summer —— Love To Love You Baby ► Disco >> 1975
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— The Roaring Silence ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
ZZ Top —— Deguello ► Blues-Rock >> 1979
Alan Parsons Project —— Eve ► Prog Rock >> 1979
The B-52’s —— Wild Planet ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1980
Billy Squier —— Emotions In Motion ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Depeche Mode —— Some Great Reward ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
Mica Paris —— So Good ► Urban Contemporary >> 1988
Garth Brooks —— No Fences ► Country-Pop >> 1990
Brenda Lee —— Anthology (1956-1980) ► Country-Pop >> 1991
Bad English —— Backlash ► Arena Rock >> 1991
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— The Fire Inside ► Heartland Rock >> 1991
Alison Moyet —— Hoodoo ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1991
Jerry Garcia Band —— Jerry Garcia Band ► Album Rock >> 1991
Pearl Jam —— Ten ► Hard Rock >> 1991
A+ —— Latch-Key Child ► Pop-Rap >> 1996
The Who —— My Generation: The Very Best Opf The Who ► British Rock >> 1996
Pearl Jam —— No Code ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Jimmy Fallon —— The Bathroom Wall ► Comedy/Satire >> 2002
Boston —— Corporate America ► Arena Rock >> 2002
Uncle Kracker —— No Stranger To Shame ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2002
Coldplay —— A Rush Of Blood To The Head ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2002
Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10: Another Self-Portrait (1969-1971) ► Folk-Rock >> 2013

Aug 28


Merle Haggard —— Branded Man ► Country Classics >> 1967
Marvin Gaye —— Let’s Get It On ► Soul – Motown >> 1973
Mike Oldfield —— Hergest Ridge ► Instrumental >> 1974
Michael Jackson —— The Best Of Michael Jackson ► Soul Ballad >> 1975
Devo —— Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1978
The Moody Blues —— The Present [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1983
Stevie Wonder —— The Woman In Red ► Pop-R&B >> 1984
The Beach Boys —— Still Cruisin’ ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Mortification —— Scrolls Of The Megilloth ► Heavy Metal/Christian Metal >> 1992
Morrissey —— Southpaw Grammar ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
Robbie Williams —— Swing When You’re Winning ► Jazz-Pop Vocals >> 2000
American Head Charge —— The War Of Art ► Heavy Metal/Nu Metal >> 2001
Scorpions —— Humanity: Hour I ► Heavy Metal >> 2007
Wild Nothing —— Nocturne ► Dream Pop >> 2012

Aug 29


Tony Bennett —— A Time For Love ► Easy Listening >> 1966
The Supremes —— Greatest Hits ► Soul – Motown >> 1967
Stevie Wonder —— My Cherie Amour ► Pop-R&B >> 1969
Split Enz —— Dizrythmia ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1977
Iggy Pop —— Lust For Life ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1977
Jethro Tull —— A [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Warren Zevon —— Sentimental Hygiene ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
The Innocence Mission —— The Innocence Mission ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1989
Elton John —— Sleeping With The Past ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Rolling Stones —— Steel Wheels ► Blues-Rock >> 1989
The Palace Brothers —— Days In The Wake ► Indie Rock >> 1994
Heart —— The Road Home ► Album Rock >> 1995
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— Wrapped In Sky ► Southern Rock >> 1995
Sarah Brightman —— La Luna ► Classical Crossover >> 2000
Scorpions —— Moment Of Glory ► Heavy Metal >> 2000
Eric Clapton —— Back Home ► Blues-Rock >> 2005
Iron Maiden —— Death On The Road ► Heavy Metal >> 2005
Journey —— Generations ► AOR Rock >> 2005
Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan: The Collection ► Folk-Rock >> 2006
Devon Allman’s Honeytribe —— Honeytribe ► Blues-Rock >> 2006
Bob Dylan —— Modern Times ► Folk-Rock >> 2006
Counting Crows —— August And Everything After: Live At Town Hall ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2011

Aug 30


Bob Dylan —— Highway 61 Revisited ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
The Mamas & The Papas —— The Mamas & The Papas ► Pop-Folk >> 1966
The Byrds —— Sweetheart Of The Rodeo ► Country-Rock >> 1968
The Beach Boys —— Surf’s Up ► Surfer >> 1971
Harry Nilsson —— Pussy Cats [UK] ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
The Rolling Stones —— Tattoo You ► Rock n Roll >> 1981
Hughes/Thrall —— Hughes/Thrall ► Hard Rock >> 1982
XTC —— Mummer ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1983
Miami Sound Machine —— Eyes Of Innocence ► Pop-Dance >> 1984
Boz Scaggs —— Other Roads ► Pop-Soul >> 1988
The Cover Girls —— We Can’t Go Wrong ► Dance-Pop >> 1989
REO Speedwagon —— The Earth, A Small Man, His Dog And A Chicken ► Arena Rock >> 1990
Dark Tranquility —— Skydancer ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal >> 1993
Oasis —— Definitely Maybe ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1994
Luis Miguel —— Segundo Romance ► Latin Pop >> 1994
Herbert Grönemeyer —— Mensch ► Pop-Rock/German >> 2002
Asia —— Silent Nation ► Prog Rock >> 2004
Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7: No Direction Home: The Soundtrack ► Folk-Rock >> 2005
Bob Dylan —— Live At The Gasight 1962 ► Folk-Rock >> 2005
Death Cab For Cutie —— Plans ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2005

Aug 31


The Ventures —— Going To The Ventures’ Dance Party! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental >> 1962
Dionne Warwick —— Make Way For Dionne Warwick ► Pop-Soul >> 1964
The Supremes —— Where Did Our Love Go? ► Soul – Motown >> 1964
Dionne Warwick —— The Windows Of The World ► Pop-Soul >> 1967
Neil Young —— After The Gold Rush ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
The Beach Boys —— Sunflower ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Dr. John —— The Sun, Moon & Herbs ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
The Rolling Stones —— Goats Head Soup ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Donna Summer —— Live And More ► Disco >> 1978
The Gun Club —— Fire Of Love ► Punk-Psychobilly >> 1981
Carly Simon —— Hello Big Man ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Michael Jackson —— Bad ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Charles & Eddie —— Duophonic ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Mike Oldfield —— Tubular Bells II ► Progressive Rock >> 1992
Garth Brooks —— In Pieces ► Country-Pop >> 1993
The Divine Comedy —— Fin de Siècle ► Brit Pop/Baroque Pop >> 1998
Dixie Chicks —— Fly ► Country-Rock >> 1999
Stabbing Westward —— What Do I Have To Do? ► Industrial Rock >> 2003
Ray Charles & Bonnie Raitt —— Genius Loves Company ► Soul >> 2004
The Black Crowes —— Before The Frost…Until The Freeze ► Southern Rock >> 2009
Bryan Adams —— Icon ► Pop-Rock >> 2010

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Albums Released This Week (August 11 – 17)

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):

Aug 11


Elvis Presley —— Elvis’ Golden Records, Vol. 3 ► Rock n Roll >> 1963
The Kinks —— Kinda Kinks ► British Invasion >> 1965
Donovan —— Barabajagal ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Klaatu —— Klaatu ► Prog Rock >> 1976
Vanity 6 —— Vanity 6 ► Dance-Pop >> 1982
Pat Travers —— Blues Tracks ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
The Flaming Lips —— Hit To Death In The Future Head ► Neo-Psychedlia >> 1992
Dr. John —— Anutha Zone ► New Orleans R&B >> 1998
The Beach Boys —— Endless Harmony Soundtrack ► Pop-Rock >> 1998
The Anti-Nowhere League —— Scum ► Punk Rock >> 1998

Aug 12


Aretha Franklin —— Laughing On The Outside ► Soul >> 1963
The Kinks —— The Kinks Greatest Hits! ► British Rock >> 1966
Big Brother & The Holding Company —— Big Brother & The Holding Company ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Big Brother & The Holding Company —— Cheap Thrills ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Roberta Flack —— Chapter Two ► Pop-Soul >> 1970
Luther Vandross —— Never Too Much ► Smooth Soul >> 1981
Bob Dylan —— Shot Of Love ► Folk-Rock >> 1981
Queensrÿche —— Queensrÿche ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Neil Young —— Old Ways ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Paul Simon —— Graceland ► Folk-Pop >> 1986
Metallica —— Metallica ► Heavy Metal >> 1991
Luis Miguel —— Romances ► Latin Pop >> 1997
Pat Benatar —— Good King Bad ► Hard Rock >> 2003
Extreme —— Saudades De Rock ► Pop-Metal >> 2008

Aug 13


Gene Vincent —— Bluejean Bop! ► Rock n Roll >> 1956
The Beatles —— Help! ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
King Curtis —— Everybody’s Talkin’ ► Southern Soul >> 1970
Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Pronounced, Leh-nerd Skin-nerd ► Southern Rock >> 1973
Chicago —— Chicago 13 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1979
Don Henley —— I Can’t Stand Still ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Twisted Sister —— Love Is For Suckers ► Hair Metal >> 1987
Pixies —— Bossanova ► Garage Rock >> 1990
Duran Duran —— Liberty ► Synth-Pop >> 1990
Curtis Mayfield —— The Return Of Superfly [Sndtrk] ► Soul/Hip Hop >> 1990
Brooks & Dunn —— Brand New Man ► Country-Rock >> 1991
Aldo Nova —— A Portrait Of Aldo Nova ► Glam Rock >> 1991
Kid Creole & The Coconuts —— You Shoulda Told Me You Were…. ► Dance-Rock >> 1991
Sheena Easton —— No Strings ► Standards >> 1993
Akinyele —— Put It In Your Mouth ► Dirty Rap >> 1996
James Taylor —— October Road ► Folk-Rock >> 2002
Bruce Springsteen —— The ‘Collection: 1973-1984 ► Heartland Rock >> 2010

Aug 14


The Rolling Stones —— 5 X 5 ► British Invasion >> 1964
Al Green —— Al Green Gets Next To You ► Soul >> 1971
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells —— Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues ► Electric Blues >> 1974
Roberta Flack —— Killing Me Softly ► Pop-Soul >> 1973
The Who —— Rarities Volume I & Volume II ► British Rock >> 1983
Soul Asylum —— Say What You Will…Everything Can Happen ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1984
Brenda Lee —— Feels So Right ► Country-Pop >> 1985
The Heart Throbs —— Cleopatra Grip ► Indie Pop >> 1990
Motörhead —— March Ör Die ► Heavy Metal >> 1992
Godspeed You Black Emperor! —— F♯ A♯ ∞ ► Instrumental/Experimental >> 1997
The XX —— XX ► Dream Pop >> 2009

Aug 15


Chad & Jeremy —— Distant Shores ► Folk-Pop >> 1966
Fleetwood Mac —— Pious Bird Of Good Omen ► Blues-Rock >> 1969
The Band —— Rock Of Ages ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Rod Stewart —— Atlantic Crossing ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
Led Zeppelin —— In Through The Out Door ► Hard Rock >> 1979
America —— Alibi ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
The Kinks —— Give The People What They Want ► British Rock >> 1981
The Pretenders —— Pretenders II ► Post-Punk >> 1981
AC/DC —— Flick Of The Switch ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Cheap Trick —— Next Position Please ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1983
Dio —— Sacred Heart ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Michelle Shocked —— Short, Sharp, Shocked ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
Southern Culture On The Skids —— Dirt Track Date ► Rockabilly >> 1995
Garbage —— Garbage ► Art Rock >> 1995
Blind Melon —— Soup ► Alt. Rock >> 1995
Korn —— Follow The Leader ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 1998
Blue October —— Consent To Treatment ► Indie Rock/Post-Grunge >> 2000
Little Dragon —— Little Dragon ► Trip Hop/Downtempo >> 2007

Aug 16


The Rolling Stones —— Gimme Shelter ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
The Temptations —— The Temptations Do The Temptations ► Soul – Motown >> 1976
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Freaky Styley ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1985
Miami Sound Machine —— Primitive Love ► Pop-Dance >> 1985
Mayhem —— Deathcrush ► Norwegian Black Metal >> 1987
The Ethiopians —— Dread Prophecy ► Rocksteady >> 1989
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Mother’s Milk ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1989
ALL —— Breaking Things ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk >> 1993
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— After The Storm ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Prince —— Come ► Funk-Pop >> 1994
Barenaked Ladies —— Maybe You Should Drive ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994
Neil Young —— Sleeps With Angels ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Tricky —— Juxtapose ► Electronic Trip-Hop >> 1999

Aug 17


Miles Davis —— Kind Of Blue ► Improv Jazz >> 1959
The Band —— Stage Fright ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
XTC —— Drums And Wires ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
Rose Royce —— Rose Royce IV: Rainbow Connection ► Disco/Funk >> 1979
W.A.S.P. —— W.A.S.P. ► Glam Metal >> 1984
Tom Waits —— Franks Wild Years ► Blues-Rock >> 1987
New Order —— Substance ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1987
Cannibal Corpse —— Eaten Back To Life ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
The Call —— Red Moon ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1990
Take That —— Take That & Party ► Pop-Rock/Boyband >> 1992
Mariah Carey —— Music Box ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Bad Brains —— Rise ► Post-Punk/Hardcore >> 1993
Tina Arena —— In Deep ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Front Line Assembly —— Re-wind ► Industrial Rock >> 1998
Blur —— The 10 Year Limited Edition Anniversary Box Set ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1999
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— Rough Harvest ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
The Moody Blues —— Strange Times ► Prog Rock >> 1999
Boz Scaggs —— Greatest Hits Live ► Pop-Rock >> 2004
Iron Maiden —— The Final Frontier ► Heavy Metal >> 2010
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— No Better Than This ► Roots Rock >> 2010

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Albums Released This Week (July 7 – 13)

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

Jul 07


Jimmy Cliff —— The Harder They Come [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Reggae >> 1972
Barry Manilow —— Barry Manilow I ► AM Pop >> 1973
Elvis Presley —— Elvis: As Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis ► Adult Contemporary >> 1974
Yes —— Going For The One ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Styx —— The Grand Illusion ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1977
David Sylvian —— Brilliant Trees ► Ambient >> 1984
Steve Winwood —— Back In The High Life ► Album Rock >> 1986
David Lee Roth —— Eat ‘Em And Smile ► Hard Rock >> 1986
k. d. lang —— Angel With A Lariat ► Alt Country Rock >> 1987
Dwight Yoakam —— Hillbilly Deluxe ► Alt Country-Rock >> 1987
Hoodoo Gurus —— Mars Needs Guitars ► Alt. Power Pop >> 1987
Eric B. and Rakim —— Paid in Full ► Hardcore Rap >> 1987
Laura Branigan —— Touch ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Frank Zappa —— Beat The Boots ► Art Rock >> 1991
Robert Fripp —— Show Of Hands ► Art Rock >> 1991
Dream Theater —— Images And Words ► Heavy Metal/Progressive >> 1992
Against All Authority —— Against All Authority ► Ska-Punk >> 1997
Dropkick Murphys —— Boys On The Docks ► Punk Rock >> 1997
Barenaked Ladies —— Stunt ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1998
Jeff Beck —— Live At B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill ► Instrumental Rock >> 2006

Jul 08


Duster Bennett —— Smiling Like I’m Happy ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Canned Heat —— Halleujah ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Ministry —— Twitch ► Industrial Metal >> 1986
Pete Townshend —— Another Scoop ► Prog Rock >> 1987
Zard —— Today Is Another Day ► Pop-Rock >> 1996
Emperor —— Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1997
The Call —— The Best Of The Call ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1997
Midnight Oil —— The Real Thing ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2000
David Lee Roth —— Diamond Dave ► Hard Rock >> 2003

Jul 09


Wham! —— Fantastic ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Elton John —— Breaking Hearts ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Public Image Ltd. —— This Is What You Want…This Is What You Get [UK] ► Post-Punk >> 1984
Meat Puppets —— Forbidden Places ► Alt. Rock >> 1991
The Samples —— Underwater People ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1992
REO Speedwagon —— Building The Bridge ► Arena Rock >> 1996
I Mother Earth —— Scenery And Fish ► Alt. Rock >> 1996
Counting Crows —— Hard Candy ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2002

Jul 10


The Beatles —— A Hard Day’s Night [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
The Shadows —— Jigsaw ► Instrumental Rock ‘N’ Roll >> 1967
Otis Redding —— Live In Europe ► Memphis Soul >> 1967
Tim Buckley —— Happy Sad ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Chicago —— Chicago V ► Jazz-Rock >> 1972
Nilsson —— Son Of Schmilsson ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Parliament —— Up For The Down Stroke ► Funk >> 1974
The Kinks —— Low Budget ► British Rock >> 1979
The Korgis —— Sticky George ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Tina Turner —— Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
N.R.B.Q. —— Honest Dollar ► Roots Rock >> 1992
Zard —— Yureru Omoi ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Melissa Etheridge —— Skin ► Roots Rock >> 2001
Coldplay —— Parachutes ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2000
Stephen Stills —— Just Roll Tape: April 26th, 1968 ► Folk-Rock >> 2007

Jul 11


King Curtis —— Party Time ► Jazz-Soul >> 1961
The Doors —— Waiting For The Sun ► Psych Rock >> 1968
Fleetwood Mac —— Fleetwood Mac ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Village People —— Village People ► Disco >> 1977
Ultravox —— Vienna ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1980
Shalamar —— The Look ► Disco >> 1983
Joy Division —— Substance ► Post-Punk >> 1988
Gloria Estefan —— Cuts Both Ways ► Latin Pop >> 1989
Kyuss —— …And The Circus Leaves Town ► Heavy Metal/Stoner Rock >> 1995
Shaggy —— Bombastic ► Dancehall Reggae >> 1995
The Sneetches —— Obscureyears ► Alt. Power Pop >> 1999
Mötley Crüe —— New Tattoo ► Heavy Metal >> 2000
The Anti-Nowhere League —— Out Of Control ► Punk Rock >> 2000
Kansas —— Somewhere To Elsewhere ► Arena Rock >> 2000
Everclear —— Songs From An American Movie, Vol. 1: Learning How To Smile ► Grunge-Punk >> 2000
Phish —— Live In Brooklyn ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 2006
Soul Asylum —— The Silver Lining ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2006

Jul 12


The Shadows —— The Sound Of The Shadows ► Instrumental Rock ‘N’ Roll >> 1965
Kenny Loggins —— Nightwatch ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Eurythmics —— Revenge ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1986
Bananarama —— True Confessions ► New Wave Dance-Pop >> 1986
Marilyn Manson —— Portrait Of An American Family ► Heavy Metal/Alt Metal >> 1994
Amorphis —— Tales From The Thousand Lakes ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1994
Witness —— Before The Calm ► Electronic/Lo-Fi >> 1999
Incubus —— If Not, When? ► Funk Metal >> 2011

Jul 13


The Beach Boys —— All Summer Long ► Sunshine Pop >> 1964
Grateful Dead —— History Of The Grateful Dead, Vol. 1 (Bear’s Choice) ► Country-Rock >> 1973
Bob Dylan —— Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid ► Folk-Rock >> 1973
Killing Joke —— Fire Dances ► Heavy Metal/Post-Punk >> 1983
Dio —— The Last In Line ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Ian Gillan —— Naked Thunder ► Hard Rock >> 1990
George Harrison —— Live In Japan ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Matthew Sweet —— Altered Beast ► Power Pop >> 1993
Toni Braxton —— Toni Braxton ► Soul-Pop >> 1993
Gang Starr —— Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr ► East Coast Rap >> 1999
Jimmy Buffett —— License To Chill ► Country-Rock >> 2004
Korn —— Korn III: Remember Who You Are ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 2010
The Innocence Mission —— My Room In The Trees ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 2010
Sting —— Symphonicities ► Pop-Rock >> 2010

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Albums Released This Week (June 30 – July 6)

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):

Jun 30


James Brown —— Live At the Apollo ► Soul >> 1963
Stephen Stills —— Stephen Stills 2 ► Folk-Rock >> 1971
Sly & The Family Stone —— Fresh ► Soul-Funk >> 1973
Kiss —— Love Gun ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Queen —— The Game ► Glam Rock >> 1980
Stephen Stills —— Right By You ► Folk-Rock >> 1984
Big Country —— The Seer ► New Wave/Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1986
Madonna —— True Blue ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
Various Artists —— La Bamba [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock >> 1987
Neil Young —— Life ► Folk-Rock >> 1987
Biohazard —— Biohazard ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1990
Mary Chapin Carpenter —— Come On Come On ► Country-Folk >> 1992
P.J. Harvey —— Dry ► Indie Rock >> 1992
Skinny Puppy —— Last Rights ► Alt. Rock – Industrial >> 1992
Bonnie Tyler —— Natural Force ► Pop Vocals (Female) >> 1992
The Chills —— Soft Bomb ► Alt Indie Rock >> 1992
Strawberry Alarm Clock —— Anthology ► Psychedelic Pop >> 1993
The Clarks —— Love Gone Sour Suspicion And Bad Debt ► Garage Rock >> 1994
Iron Savior —— Iron Savior ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1997
Cowboy Junkies —— Miles From Our Home ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1998
Earth, Wind & Fire —— Plugged In & Live ► Soul-Funk >> 1998
Carpenters —— Reflections ► Easy Listening >> 1998
Extreme —— Running Gag ► Pop-Metal >> 1998
The Who —— Live At The Royal Albert Hall ► British Rock >> 2003
Wilco —— Wilco (The Album) ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2009
Jefferson Airplane —— The Woodstock Experience ► Psychedelic Rock >> 2009

Jul 01


Elvis Presley —— Loving You ► Rock n Roll >> 1957
Jackie DeShannon —— Lonely Girl ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
The Band —— Music From Big Pink ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Cactus —— Cactus ► Hard Rock >> 1970
Donny Hathaway —— Everything Is Everything ► Soul >> 1970
The Beach Boys —— Summertime Blues ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Otis Redding —— Tell The Truth ► Memphis Soul >> 1970
Trooper —— Trooper ► Hard Rock >> 1975
Ray Campi & His Rockabilly Rebels —— Born To Rock ► Rockabilly >> 1977
The Korgis —— The Korgis ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Korgis —— Dumb Waiters ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Loudness —— Disillusion ► Heavy Metal/Japanese Metal >> 1984
Ray Davies —— Return To Waterloo [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Wham! —— Music From The Edge Of Heaven ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Rory Gallagher —— Defender ► Blues-Rock >> 1987
Green Day —— 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours ► Alt. Rock >> 1991
Rick Wakeman —— Black Nights At The Court Of Ferdinand IV ► Prog Rock >> 1991
Cannibal Corpse —— Butchered At Birth ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1991
Hole —— Pretty On The Inside ► Grunge >> 1991
East 17 —— Walthamstow ► Dance-Pop >> 1993
Wolfstone —— Year Of The Dog ► Celtic Rock >> 1994
Blues Traveler —— Straight On Till Morning ► Alt Country Rock >> 1997
Limp Bizkit —— Three Dollar Bill, Yall$ ► Rap-Metal >> 1997
Roy Buchanan —— Live ► Blues-Rock >> 1999
Shpongle —— Tales Of The Inexpressible ► Pop-Rock >> 2001
Oasis —— Heathen Chemistry ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 2002
Trooper —— Hits From Ten Albums ► Hard Rock >> 2010

Jul 02


The Jazz Crusaders —— Chile Con Soul ► Jazz Fusion >> 1965
The Jazz Crusaders —— Live At Newport ► Jazz Fusion >> 1966
Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Rust Never Sleeps ► Folk-Rock >> 1979
Foreigner —— 4 ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Imperial Bedroom ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1982
The Time —— Ice Cream Castle ► Funk >> 1984
Depeche Mode —— People Are People ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
Lyle Lovett —— Lyle Lovett ► Alt. Country >> 1986
Devo —— Smooth Noodle Maps ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1990
Alice Cooper —— Hey Stoopid ► Heavy Metal/Shock Metal >> 1991
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Into The Great Wide Open ► Album Rock >> 1991
Crowded House —— Woodface ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Asia —— Arena ► Prog Rock >> 1996
Blues Traveler —— Live From The Fall ► Alt Country Rock >> 1996
Aerosmith —— O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits ► Hard Rock >> 2002
Dave Matthews Band —— Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2009
Kylie Minogue —— Aphrodite ► Dance-Pop >> 2010

Jul 03


Ronnie Wood —— Now Look ► Hard Rock >> 1975
The Jacksons —— Triumph ► Soul/pop >> 1980
Lindsey Buckingham —— Go Insane ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
The Allman Brothers Band —— Seven Turns ► Southern Rock >> 1990
Various Artists —— Am I Cool Or What? ► Soul-Jazz >> 1991
Cryptopsy —— None So Vile ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1996
Blackmail —— Do Robots Dream Of Electric Sheep? ► Post-Grunge/Kraut Rock >> 2000
Various Artists —— G-A-Y ► Dance-Pop >> 2000
Tha Alkaholics —— X.O. Experience ► West Coast Rap >> 2001

Jul 04


David Ackles —— American Gothic ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Neil Diamond —— Beautiful Noise ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Mission Of Burma —— Signals, Calls, And Marches ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Yazoo —— You And Me Both ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
Kylie Minogue —— Kylie ► Dance-Pop >> 1988
The Prodigy —— Music For The Jilted Generation ► Electro-Industrial >> 1994
Funkdoobiest —— Brothas Doobie ► Latino Rap >> 1995
Foo Fighters —— Foo Fighters ► Grunge Rock >> 1995
Brother Cane —— Seeds ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Mogwai —— Ten Rapid (Collected Recordings 1996-1997) ► Cosmic Post-Rock >> 1997
Underoath —— Act Of Depression ► Heavy Metal/Christian Metal >> 1999
Jimmy Page And The Black Crowes —— Live At The Greek: Excess All Areas ► Blues-Rock >> 2000
Johnny Cash —— American V: A Hundred Highways ► Trad Country/Americana >> 2006
Blondie —— Panic Of Girls ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 2011

Jul 05


Ray Charles —— Ray Charles At Newport ► Soul >> 1958
The Beach Boys —— Summer Days (And Summer Nights!) ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
The Beach Boys —— Best Of The Beach Boys ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Creedence Clearwater Revival ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Cass Elliott —— Bubblegum, Lemonade, And… Something For Mama ► Bubblegum Pop >> 1969
Frank Zappa —— Waka/Jawaka ► Art Rock >> 1972
Bryan Ferry —— Another Time, Another Place ► Prog. Rock >> 1974
The Beach Boys —— 15 Big Ones ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Suicidal Tendencies —— Suicidal Tendencies ► Punk Metal >> 1983
Billy Squier —— Signs Of Life ► Hard Rock >> 1984
Björk —— Debut ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1993
Smog —— Julius Caesar ► Alt Rock/Lo-Fi >> 1993
U2 —— Zooropa ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1993
Hootie & The Blowfish —— Cracked Rear View ► Pop-Rock >> 1994
The Who —— Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B ► British Rock >> 1994
The Auteurs —— How I Learned To Love The Bootboys ► Glam Rock >> 1999
Iron Maiden —— The Essential Iron Maiden ► Heavy Metal >> 2005

Jul 06


MC5 —— High Time ► Garage Rock/Proto-Punk >> 1971
Diana Ross —— Surrender ► Soul – Motown >> 1971
Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Trilogy ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Steely Dan —— Countdown To Ecstasy ► Jazz-Rock >> 1973
Jethro Tull —— A Passion Play [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1973
The B-52’s —— The B-52’s ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
Public Image Ltd. —— This Is What You Want…This Is What You Get ► Post-Punk >> 1984
The Jacksons —— Victory ► Soul/pop >> 1984
Heart —— Heart ► Album Rock >> 1985
Supertramp —— The Autobiography Of Supertramp ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1986
Quiet Riot —— QR III ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
Echo & The Bunnymen —— Echo & The Bunnymen ► Post-Punk >> 1987
Grateful Dead —— In The Dark ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Todd Rundgren —— No World Order ► Art Rock >> 1993
Akinyele —— Vagina Diner ► Dirty Rap >> 1993
Miss Kitten & The Hacker —— Champagne ► Electro Pop >> 1998
Dokken —— The Very Best Of Dokken ► Heavy Metal >> 1999

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Albums Released This Week (June 2 – 8)

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):

Jun 02


The Kingston Trio —— The Kingston Trio ► Folk-Pop >> 1958
The Small Faces —— From The Beginning ► British Rock >> 1967
Cockney Rebel —— The Psychomodo ► Glam Rock >> 1974
Bruce Springsteen —— Darkness On The Edge Of Town ► Album Rock >> 1978
Teddy Pendergrass —— Life Is A Song Worth Singing ► Soul-Pop >> 1978
Thin Lizzy —— Live And Dangerous ► Hard Rock >> 1978
Cold Chisel —— East ► Pub Rock >> 1980
Estefan, Gloria & The Miami Sound Machine —— Let It Loose ► Latin Pop >> 1987
Mariah Carey —— MTV Unplugged ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Wilson Phillips —— Shadows And Light ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Buzzcocks —— Trade Test Transmissions ► Punk-Rock >> 1993
Bob Dylan —— The Best Of Bob Dylan, Vol. 1 ► Folk-Rock >> 1997
Sarah Brightman —— Timeless ► Showtunes >> 1997
The Smashing Pumpkins —— Adore ► Hard Rock >> 1998
Brooks & Dunn —— If You See Her ► Country-Rock >> 1998

Jun 03


Elton John —— Empty Sky ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Deep Purple —— Deep Purple In Rock ► Hard Rock >> 1970
Pink Floyd —— Obscured By Clouds ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Exodus ► Roots Reggae >> 1977
Peter Gabriel —— Peter Gabriel [2] ► Prog Rock >> 1978
George Strait —— Strait From The Heart ► Classic Country >> 1982
Raven —— Wiped Out ► Heavy Metal/NWOBHM >> 1982
America —— Your Move ► Folk-Rock >> 1983
Bryan Ferry —— Boys And Girls ► Prog. Rock >> 1985
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— The Firstborn Is Dead ► Post-punk Alt Rock >> 1985
Belinda Carlisle —— Belinda ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Queen —— A Kind Of Magic ► Glam Rock >> 1986
Supertramp —— The Very Best Of Supertramp ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1990
Deacon Blue —— Fellow Hoodlums ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Danii Minogue —— Love And Kisses ► Dance-Pop >> 1991
Bruce Dickinson —— Balls To Picasso ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
The Tearaways —— Ground’s The Limit ► Power Pop >> 1997
Pat Benatar —— Innamorata ► Hard Rock >> 1997
Steve Winwood —— Junction Seven ► Album Rock >> 1997
Rod Stewart —— When We Were The New Boys ► Folk-Rock >> 1998
Megadeth —— Live Trax ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
Phish —— The Siket Disc [CC] ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 1999
Roy Buchanan —— American Axe: Live In 1974 ► Blues-Rock >> 2003
Roxy Music —— Live ► Prog Rock >> 2003
ZZ Top —— Live ► Prog Rock >> 2003
John (Cougar) Mellencamp —— Trouble No More ► Roots Rock >> 2003
Various Artists —— 90s Rock ► Rock >> 2008
Journey —— Revelation ► AOR Rock >> 2008
Weezer —— Weezer (The Red Album) ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop >> 2008

Jun 04


Johnny Cash —— At San Quentin ► Classic Country >> 1969
Donovan —— Slow Down World ► Folk-Rock >> 1976
The Moody Blues —— Caught Live + 5 ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1977
The Kinks —— One For The Road ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Motörhead —— Another Perfect Day ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1983
Bruce Springsteen —— Born In the U.S.A. ► Album Rock >> 1984
Sade —— Stronger Than Pride ► Quiet Storm >> 1988
Wire —— Manscape ► Post-Punk >> 1990
Indigo Girls —— Back On The Bus, Y’all ► Folk-Rock >> 1991
Kool Moe Dee —— Funke, Funke Wisdom ► Rap >> 1991
Paul McCartney —— Unplugged (The Official Bootleg) ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Bratmobile —— Pottymouth ► Punk/Riot Grrl >> 1993
Zard —— Oh My Love ► Pop-Rock >> 1994
Bryan Adams —— 18 Til I Die ► Pop-Rock >> 1996
Jimmy Buffett —— Banana Wind ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Squirrel Nut Zippers —— Hot ► Swing Revival >> 1996
Metallica —— Load ► Heavy Metal >> 1996
The Smiths —— The Very Best Of The Smiths ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
Paul McCartney —— Memory Almost Full ► Pop-Rock >> 2007

Jun 05


The Kingston Trio —— Goin’ Places ► Folk-Pop >> 1961
Elvis Presley —— Pot Luck ► Rock n Roll >> 1962
Barclay James Harvest —— Barclay James Harvest ► Prog Rock >> 1970
George Harrison —— Somewhere In England ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Blondie —— The Hunter ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1982
Heart —— Private Audition ► Album Rock >> 1982
Five Star —— Luxury Of Life ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Alphaville —— Afternoons In Utopia ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1986
Paul McCartney —— Flowers In The Dirt ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
New Kids On The Block —— Step By Step ► Teen Dance-Pop >> 1990
Trooper —— Ten ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Van Morrison —— Days Like This ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
Kasey Chambers —— The Captain ► Country-Rock >> 2000
Radiohead —— Amnesiac ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
Asia —— Aura ► Prog Rock >> 2001
Blue Öyster Cult —— Curse Of The Hidden Mirror ► Metal >> 2001
Styx —— Styx World: Live 2001 ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2001
Metallica —— St. Anger ► Heavy Metal >> 2003
Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band —— Live In Dublin ► Folk-Rock >> 2007
Poison —— Poison’d! ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal >> 2007
The Police —— The Police ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 2007

Jun 06


Moby Grape —— Moby Grape ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO) >> 1967
The Soft Machine —— Third ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
Looking Glass —— Looking Glass ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
David Bowie —— The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Carpenters —— Horizon ► Soft Rock >> 1975
The Rolling Stones —— Made In The Shade ► Blues-Rock >> 1975
The Cars —— The Cars ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
Toyah —— The Blue Meaning ► Punk Rock >> 1980
Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Juju ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— Allies ► Folk-Rock >> 1983
Randy Travis —— Storms Of Life ► Trad Country >> 1986
Heart —— Bad Animals ► Album Rock >> 1987
Scritti Politti —— Provision ► New Wave/Synth-Pop >> 1988
The Moody Blues —— Sur La Mer ► Prog Rock >> 1988
Van Morrison —— Avalon Sunset ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble —— In Step ► Blues-Rock >> 1989
Queen —— The Miracle ► Glam Rock >> 1989
Jackson Browne —— World In Motion ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Laura Branigan —— The Best Of Branigan ► Dance-Pop >> 1995
Paul Revere & The Raiders —— The Essential Ride ’63-’67 ► Pop-Rock >> 1995
The Innocence Mission —— Glow ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Soul Asylum —— Let Your Dim Light Shine ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
Belle & Sebastian —— Tigermilk ► Chamber Pop >> 1996
The Gathering —— Nighttime Birds ► Alt Rock/Prog Metal >> 1997
Alice Cooper —— Brutal Planet ► Hard Rock >> 2000
The Tragically Hip —— Music @ Work ► Folk-Rock >> 2000
Steve Earle —— Transcendental Blues ► Alt. Country >> 2000
Coldplay —— X&Y ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2005
Cheap Trick —— Rockford ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 2006
Iron Maiden —— From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of: 1990-2010 ► Heavy Metal >> 2011

Jun 07


Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles —— Live! ► Jazz Fusion >> 1972
Lou Rawls —— All Things In Time ► Soul (Philly) >> 1976
The Beatles —— Rock & Roll Music ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Stray Cats —— Built For Speed ► Rockabilly >> 1982
Chicago —— Chicago 16 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1982
The Fleshtones —— Hexbreaker! ► Punk-Rock >> 1983
EPMD —— Strictly Business ► East Coast Rap >> 1988
Tiamat —— Sumerian Cry ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
Tears For Fears —— Elemental ► Synth-Pop >> 1993
Boston —— Walk On ► Arena Rock >> 1994
Paul Weller —— Stanley Road ► Rock ‘N’ Soul >> 1995
Robert Miles —— Dreamland ► Electro-Dream Trance >> 1996
Therion —— Crowning Of Atlantis ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal >> 1999
Paul Butterfield’s Better Days —— Live At Winterland Ballroom ► Blues-Rock >> 1999
Mike + The Mechanics —— Rewired ► Brit Pop-Rock >> 2004
Bush —— The Best Of ’94 – ’99 ► Grunge Rock >> 2005

Jun 08


Marvin Gaye —— The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye ► Soul – Motown >> 1961
Bob Dylan —— Self Portrait ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Bobby Womack —— The Facts Of Life ► Soul-Funk >> 1973
Trooper —— Knock ‘Em Dead Kid ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Paul McCartney & Wings —— Back To The Egg ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
Survivor —— Eye Of The Tiger ► Album Rock >> 1982
Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Hyaena ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Bob Dylan —— Empire Burlesque ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
José José —— En Las Buenas…Y En Las Malas ► Latin Pop >> 1990
Urge Overkill —— Saturation ► Alt Hard Rock >> 1993
Van Morrison —— Too Long In Exile ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Faith No More —— Angel Dust ► Hard Rock >> 1994
Black Sabbath —— Forbidden ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Brandy Norwood —— Never Say Never ► New Jack Swing >> 1998
The Delgados —— Peloton ► Indie Pop-Rock >> 1998
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Californication ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1999
Def Leppard —— Euphoria ► Hard Rock >> 1999
The Apples In Stereo —— Her Wallpaper Reverie ► Indie Pop-Rock/Power Pop >> 1999
Donna Summer —— Coming Generation: The Complete Recordings 1965-1968 ► Garage Rock/Psych Pop >> 2004
Various Artists —— Girls With Guitars ► Pop-Rock >> 2004

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