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Albums Released This Week (September 27 – October 3)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Sep 27

Stevens, Cat —— Catch Bull At Four >> 1972
Depeche Mode —— Broken Frame, A >> 1982
Fall, The —— Room To Live (Undilutable Slang Truth!) >> 1982
Alphaville —— Forever Young >> 1984
Lauper, Cyndi —— True Colors >> 1986
Newman, Randy —— Land Of Dreams >> 1988
Tears For Fears —— Seeds Of Love, The >> 1989
Santana Brothers —— Brothers >> 1994
R.E.M. —— Monster >> 1994
Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Strategem >> 1994
Moody Blues, The —— Time Traveler >> 1994
Cale, John —— Black Acetate >> 2005
Young, Neil—— Prairie Wind >> 2005

Sep 28

Led Zeppelin —— Song Remains The Same, The >> 1976
Wonder, Stevie —— Songs In The Key Of Life >> 1976
Black Sabbath —— Never Say Die! >> 1978
Cooper, Alice —— DaDa >> 1983
Depeche Mode —— Music For The Masses >> 1987
Wet Wet Wet —— Popped In Souled Out >> 1987
MC Hammer —— Let’s Get It Started >> 1988
ZZ Top —— XXX >> 1999
Stone, Joss —— Mind, Body & Soul >> 2004

Sep 29

Jackson 5, The —— Goin’ Back To Indiana >> 1971
Rush —— All The World’s A Stage >> 1976
Wonder, Stevie —— Hotter Than July >> 1980
Fall, The —— Bend Sinister >> 1986
New Order —— Brotherhood >> 1986
Chicago —— Chicago 18 >> 1986
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Pacific Age, The’ >> 1986
Smiths, The —— Strangeways, Here We Come >> 1987
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Uplift Mofo Party Plan, The >> 1987
10,000 Maniacs —— Our Time In Eden >> 1992
Gabriel, Peter —— Us >> 1992
Stone Temple Pilots —— Core >> 1982
Rolling Stones, The —— Bridges To Babylon >> 1997

Sep 30

Reeves, Martha & The Vandellas —— Heat Wave >> 1963
Walsh, Joe —— Barnstorm >> 1972
Godley & Crème —— Freeze Frame >> 1979
Hall & Oates —— Live At The Apollo >> 1985
Madness —— Mad Not Mad >> 1985
Waits, Tom —— Rain Dogs >> 1985
Vaughan, Stevie Ray And Double Trouble —— Soul To Soul >> 1985
McCartney, Paul —— Choba b CCCP >> 1991
Simply Red —— Stars >> 1991
Robertson, Robbie —— Storyville >> 1991
Beatles, The —— Beatles & Tony Sheridan, The >> 1994
Hall & Oates —— Marigold Sky >> 1997
Smith, Patti —— Peace And Noise >> 1997
McBride, Martina —— Martina >> 2003
Etheridge, Melissa —— New Thought For Christmas, A >> 2008

Oct 01

Presley, Elvis —— G.I. Blues >> 1960
Presley, Elvis —— Blue Hawaii >> 1961
Monkees, The —— Monkees Present, The >> 1969
Cale, John —— Fear >> 1974
Styx —— Crystal Ball >> 1976
ZZ Top —— El Loco >> 1981
Jett, Joan & The Blackhearts —— Glorious Results Of A Misspent Youth >> 1984
U2 —— Unforgettable Fire, The >> 1984
Fogerty, John —— Eye Of The Zombie >> 1986
Prince & The New Power Generation —— Diamonds And Pearls >> 1991
Mayfield, Curtis —— New World Order >> 1996
Weather Report —— Live And Unreleased >> 2002

Oct 02

Kinks, The [UK] —— Kinks, The >> 1964
Kinks, The [US] —— You Really Got Me >> 1964
Geils, J., Band —— Morning After, The >> 1971
Zappa, Frank & Captain Beefheart —— Bongo Fury >> 1975
Chicago —— Hot Streets >> 1978
Marley, Bob & The Wailers —— Survival >> 1979
Replacements, The —— Let It Be >> 1984
Young, Neil —— Freedom >> 1989
Kinks, The —— UK Jive >> 1989
Oasis —— (What’s The Story) Morning Glorfy >> 1995
Springsteen, Bruce —— Magic>> 2007

Oct 03

Genesis —— Genesis >> 1983
Clapton, Eric —— Crossroads >> 1988
Richards, Keith —— Talk Is Cheap >> 1988
Chapman, Tracy —— Crossroads >> 1989
Ronstadt, Linda & Aaron Neville —— Cry Like A Rainstorm – Howl Like The Wind >> 1989
Day, Otis & The Knights —— Shout >> 1989
Simon, Paul —— You’re The One >> 2000

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Album Releases This Week (August 16 – 22)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Aug 16

Ethiopians, The —— Dread Prophecy >> 1989
Red Hot Chili Peppers —— Mother’s Milk >> 1989
Crosby, Stills & Nash —— After The Storm >> 1994
Prince —— Come >> 1994
Barenaked Ladies —— Maybe You Should Drive >> 1994
Young, Neil —— Sleeps With Angels >> 1994

Aug 17

Band, The —— Stage Fright >> 1970
Frampton, Peter —— Wind Of Change >> 1972
XTC —— Drums And Wires >> 1979
New Order —— Substance >> 1987
Moody Blues, The —— Strange Times >> 1999

Aug 18

Burning Spear —— Man In The Hills >> 1976
Who, The —— Who Are You >> 1978
Yes —— Drama >> 1980
ABBA —— ABBA Live >> 1986
Aerosmith —— Permanent Vacation >> 1987
Clapton, Eric —— Unplugged >> 1992

Aug 19

Nilsson —— Pussy Cats >> 1974
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— So Far >> 1974
Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends >> 1974
Doobie Brothers, The —— Livin’ On The Fault Line >> 1977
Mellencamp, John (Cougar) —— Scarecrow >> 1985
Seger, Bob & The Silver Bullet Band —— Fire Inside, The >> 1991
Brown, Arthur With Jimmy Carl Black —— Brown, Black & Blue >> 1991
Fleetwood Mac —— Dance, The >> 1997

Aug 20

Kiss —— Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 1 >> 1976
Kiss —— Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 2 >> 1976
Dylan, Bob —— Slow Train Coming >> 1979
Heart —— Passionworks >> 1983
Black Sabbath —— TYR >> 1990

Aug 21

Nice, The —— Nice >> 1969
Jethro Tull —— Rock Island >> 1989
Prince —— Graffiti Bridge >> 1990

Aug 22

Depeche Mode —— Construction Time Again >> 1983
L.A. Guns —— Cocked & Loaded >> 1989
Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane >> 1989
Portishead —— Dummy >> 1994
King Crimson —— B’Boom: Official Bootleg – Live In Arentina >> 1995

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Album Releases This Week (August 2 – 8)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Aug 02

Hendrix, Jimi —— Jimi Hendrix: Woodstock >> 2004
Tubes, The —— Wild In London >> 2005

Aug 03

Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Green River >> 1969
Genesis —— Genesis Live >> 1973
Wonder, Stevie —— Innervisions >> 1973
Talking Heads —— Fear Of Music >> 1979
Frampton, Peter —— Art Of Control, The >> 1982
Def Leppard —— Hysteria >> 1987
Hollywood Flames, The —— Hollywood Flames, The >> 1992
Uncle Tupelo —— March 16-20, 1992 >> 1992

Aug 04

Franklin, Aretha —— Aretha Arrives >> 1967
Jackson, Michael —— Ben >> 1972
Gin Blossoms —— New Misrerable Experience >> 1992

Aug 05

Beatles, The —— Revolver >> 1966
Pink Floyd —— Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, The >> 1967
Beck, Jeff —— Jeff >> 2003

Aug 06

Beatles, The —— Help! >> 1965
Prince —— Purple Rain >> 1984
Yes —— Yesyears >> 1991
Modest Mouse —— Interstate 8 >> 1996

Aug 07

Moody Blues, The —— Question Of Balance >> 1970
Wonder, Stevie —— Signed, Sealed And Delivered >> 1970
King Curtis —— Live At The Fillmore West >> 1971
Black Sabbath —— Born Again >> 1983
Jellyfish —— Bellybutton >> 1990

Aug 08

Dylan, Bob —— Another Side Of Bob Dylan >> 1964
Yardbirds, The —— Over, Under, Sideways, Down >> 1966
Beatles, The —— Revolver >> 1966
N.W.A. —— Straight Outta Compton >> 1988
Moody Blues, The —— Hall Of Fame >> 2000
Shaggy —— Hot Shot >> 2000
Bad Company —— Live In Albuquerque 1976 >> 2006

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Album Releases This Week (July 26 – Aug 1)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Jul 26

Moody Blues, The —— In Search Of The Lost Chord >> 1968
ZZ Top —— Tres Hombres >> 1973
Wyatt, Robert —— Rock Bottom >> 1974

Jul 27

Pink Floyd —— More [Sndtrk] >> 1969
Temptations, The —— All Directions >> 1972
Sweet —— Sweet >> 1973
Grateful Dead —— Terrapin Station >> 1977
Nicks, Stevie —— Bella Donna >> 1981
Young, Neil —— Everybody’s Rockin’ >> 1983
Madonna —— Madonna >> 1983
Metallica —— Ride The Lightning >> 1984
Bodeans, The —— Home >> 1989
Bachman-Turner Overdrive —— All The Greatest Hits Live >> 1993
Scissor Sisters —— Scissor Sisters >> 2004

Jul 28

Black Sabbath —— Sabotage >> 1975
R.E.M. —— Lifes Rich Pageant >> 1986
Barenaked Ladies —— Gordon >> 1992
Morrissey —— Your Arsenal >> 1992

Jul 29

Metallica —— Kill ‘Em All >> 1983

Jul 30

Moby Grape —— Truly Fine Citizen >> 1969
Chic —— Risque >> 1979
Cutting Crew —— Broadcast >> 1986
Psychedelic Furs, The —— World Outside >> 1991
Sublime —— Sublime >> 1996
Springsteen, Bruce —— Rising, The >> 2002

Jul 31

Beach Boys, The —— Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2, The >> 1967
Rascals, The —— Goovin’ >> 1967
Journey —— Escape >> 1981

Aug 01

Lee, Brenda —— Brenda Lee >> 1960
Jethro Tull —— Stand Up >> 1969
Bonzo Dog Band —— Tadpoles >> 1969
Aerosmith —— Rock And A Hard Place >> 1982
Adams, Bryan —— So Far So Live >> 1994
Buffett, Jimmy —— Barometer Soup >> 1995
Perkins, Pinetop —— Got My Mojo Workin’ >> 1995
Buffett, Jimmy —— Live At Wrigley Field >> 2006

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Albums Releases This Week (July 19 – 25)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Jul 19

Cale, John —— Academy In Peril, The >> 1972
Summer, Donna —— Donna Summer >> 1982
Taylor, Alex —— Voodoo In Me >> 1989
Olson, Carla & Mick Taylor —— Too Hot For Sankes >> 1991
Edmunds, Dave —— Plugged In >> 1994
Rolling Stones, The —— Voodoo Lounge >> 1994

Jul 20

Beatles, The —— Something New >> 1964
Jefferson Airplane —— Long John Silver >> 1972
REO Speedwagon —— Nine Lives >> 1979
Parker, Graham —— Burning Questions >> 1992

Jul 21

Vee, Bobby —— Bobby Vee Recording Session, A >> 1962
Black Sabbath —— Master Of Reality >> 1971
T. Rex —— Slider, The >> 1972
Chicago —— Chicago XIV >> 1980
Adams, Bryan —— You Want It, You Got It >> 1981
Young, Neil —— Landing On Water >> 1986
Guns N’ Roses —— Appetite For Destruction >> 1987
Madonna —— Who’s That Girl >> 1987
Sonic Youth —— Dirty >> 1992

Jul 22

Moody Blues, The —— Magnificent Moodies, The >> 1965
Wonder, Stevie —— Fulfillingness’ First Finale >> 1974
Earth, Wind & Fire —— In The Name Of Love >> 1997
Kiss —— Kiss Symphony: Alive IV >> 2003
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Déjà Vu Live >> 2008

Jul 23

Moody Blues, The —— Every Good Boy Deserves Favour >> 1971

Jul 24

Schmit, Timothy B. —— Tell Me The Truth >> 1990
Lofgren, Nils —— Crooked Line >> 1992

Jul 25

Iron Butterfly —— In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida >> 1968
Donovan —— Open Road >> 1970
Stevens, Cat —— Foreigner >> 1973
AC/DC —— Back In Black >> 1980
Bee Gees, The —— One >> 1989
Beastie Boys, The —— Paul’s Boutique >> 1989
311 —— 311 >> 1995

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Album Releases This Week (July 5 – 11)

Here’s a sampling of the great albums of 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop – the best music ever made! – which were released this week:

Jul 05

Charles, Ray —— Ray Charles At Newport >> 1958
Beach Boys, The —— Summer Days (And Summer Nights!) >> 1965
Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Creedence Clearwater Revival >> 1968
Zappa, Frank —— Waka/Jawaka >> 1972
Beach Boys, The —— 15 Big Ones >> 1976
● Suicidal Tendencies —— Suicidal Tendencies >> 1983
U2 —— Zooropa >> 1993
● Hootie & The Blowfish —— Cracked Rear View >> 1994

Jul 06

● Ross, Diana —— Surrender >> 1971
● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Trilogy >> 1972
Heart —— Heart >> 1985
● Echo & The Bunnymen —— Echo & The Bunnymen >> 1987
Grateful Dead —— In The Dark >> 1987
● Rundgren, Todd —— No World Order >> 1993

Jul 07

● Cliff, Jimmy —— Harder They Come, The [Sndtrk] >> 1972
● Manilow, Barry —— Barry Manilow I >> 1973
Yes —— Going For The One >> 1977
Dire Straits —— Dire Straits >> 1978
● Eric B. and Rakim —— Paid in Full >> 1987
● Fripp, Robert —— Show Of Hands >> 1991
● Barenaked Ladies —— Stunt >> 1998
● Beck, Jeff —— Live At B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill >> 2006

Jul 08

● Bennett, Duster —— Smiling Like I’m Happy >> 1968
Townshend, Pete —— Another Scoop >> 1987

Jul 09

● Meat Puppets —— Forbidden Places >> 1991
REO Speedwagon —— Building The Bridge >> 1996

Jul 10

Beatles, The —— Hard Day’s Night, A [UK] >> 1964
Chicago —— Chicago V >> 1972
● Kinks, The —— Low Budget >> 1979
● Korgis, The —— Sticky George >> 1981
● N.R.B.Q. —— Honest Dollar >> 1992
● Etheridge, Melissa —— Skin >> 2001
● Coldplay —— Parachutes >> 2000
● Stills, Stephen —— Just Roll Tape: April 26th, 1968 >> 2007

Jul 11

● King Curtis —— Party Time >> 1961
Fleetwood Mac —— Fleetwood Mac >> 1975
Young, Neil & Crazy Horse —— Rust Never Sleeps >> 1979
● Ultravox —— Vienna >> 1980
Rolling Stones, The —— Voodoo Lounge >> 1994

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This Week’s Birthdays (June 20 – 26)

Happy Birthday this week to:

Jun 20
1924 ● Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins → Country-pop guitarist, created the “Nashville Sound”, producer
1928 ● Eric Dolphy → Jazz flautist, influenced jazz-rock fusionists
1936 ● Billy Guy → Coasters, solo comedian
1937 ● Jerry Keller → Pop singer/songwriter, “Here Comes Summer” (1959)
1942 ● Brian WilsonThe Beach Boys
1945 ● Anne Murray → Canadian country-pop, “Snowbird” (1970)
1949 ● Alan Longmuir → Bay City Rollers
1949 ● Lionel Richie → Commodores, solo
1954 ● Michael Anthony (Sobolewski) → Chickenfoot, Van Halen
1960 ● Chris Gibson → Disco-salsa The Gibson Brothers, “Cuba” (1978)
1960 ● John TaylorDuran Duran, The Power Station, Neurotic Outsiders, solo
1960 ● Kelly Johnson → Girlschool
1968 ● Murphy Karges → Sugar Ray
1971 ● Twiggy Ramirez (Jeordie Osbourne White) → Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails touring band

Jun 21
1942 ● O.C. Smith → Country-R&B-pop, “Little Green Apples” (1968)
1944 ● Jon Wiseman → UK jazz-rock drummer
1944 ● Ray DaviesThe Kinks
1947 ● Joey Molland → The Merseybeats, Badfinger
1950 ● Joey KramerAerosmith
1951 ● Nils Lofgren → Grin, E Street Band, Crazy Horse, solo, All Starr Band
1957 ● Mark Brzezicki → Big Country, The Cult, Ultravox, Procol Harum
1959 ● Kathy Mattea → Country-pop, “Goin’ Gone” (1957)
1959 ● Marcella Detroit (Levy) → Vocalist, songwriter, sessions, solo, Shakespears Sister
1967 ● Tim Simenon → Composer, producer, Bomb The Bass
1968 ● Sonique (Sonia Clarke) → Dance-pop Diva/DJ, S’Express, All Saints
1975 ● Justin Cary → Sixpence None The Richer
1976 ● Mike Einziger → Incubus
1981 ● Brandon Flowers → The Killers

Jun 22
1936 ● Kris Kristofferson → Country-singer, songwriter, “Me & Bobby McGee” (1971), actor
1944 ● Peter Asher → Peter & Gordon, manager, record producer
1947 ● Howard KaylanTurtles, Mothers of Invention, Flo & Eddie
1948 ● Todd Rundgren → Nazz, solo, Utopia, New Cars, producer
1949 ● Alan Osmond → The Osmonds
1953 ● Cyndi Lauper → “Time After Time” (1983)
1956 ● Derek Forbes → Simple Minds
1956 ● Green Gartside (Paul Julian Strohmeyer) → Scritti Politti
1957 ● Gary BeersINXS
1958 ● Ruby Turner → R&B/soul, “I’d Rather Go Blind” (1987)
1959 ● Alan Anton → Cowboy Junkies
1961 ● Jimmy Somerville → Bronski Beat
1964 ● Mike Edwards → Jesus Jones
1965 ● Tommy Cunningham → Wet Wet Wet
1970 ● Steven Page → Barenaked Ladies
1973 ● Chris Traynor → Helmet, Bush, Blue Man Group, Rival Schools

Jun 23
1929 ● June Carter Cash → Country music matriarch, The Carter Family, solo, duets with the “Man In Black”
1940 ● Adam Faith (Terence Nelhams-Wright) → Teen-idol, actor,”What Do You Want” (1959)
1940 ● Stu Sutcliffe → First Beatles bassist, 1960-61
1941 ● Robert HunterGrateful Dead lyricist, songwriter, guitarist, poet
1944 ● Rosetta Hightower → R&B soul girl-group The Orlons, “South Street” (1963)
1955 ● Glenn Danzig (Anzalone) → The Misfits, Danzig
1957 ● Leee John (John Leslie McGregor) → Dance-pop trio Imagination
1962 ● Steve Shelley → Sonic Youth
1965 ● Paul Arthurs → Oasis
1975 ● Kate “KT” Tunstall → “Suddenly I See” (2005)
1977 ● Jason Mraz → “I’m Yours” (2008)

Jun 24
1939 ● Paul “Oz” Bach → Spanky and Our Gang, Tarantula
1942 ● Mick FleetwoodFleetwood Mac
1944 ● Arthur Brown → The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, “Fire” (1968)
1944 ● Chris WoodTraffic, Ginger Baker’s Air Force
1944 ● Jeff Beck → Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Group, solo
1945 ● Colin BlunstoneThe Zombies, Alan Parsons Project, solo
1948 ● Patrick MorazMoody Blues, Yes, solo
1949 ● John IllsleyDire Straits
1950 ● Derrick “Duckie” Simpson → Black Uhuru
1957 ● Astro (Terence Wilson) → UB40
1959 ● Andy McCluskey → Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark
1961 ● Curt Smith → Tears For Fears
1967 ● Jeff Cease → The Black Crowes
1970 ● Glen Medeiros → “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You” (1988)

Jun 25
1935 ● Eddie Floyd → Memphis soul, “Knock On Wood” (1966)
1940 ● Clint Warwick (Albert Clinton Eccles) → Original bassist for Moody Blues
1945 ● Carly Simon → “You’re So Vain” (1973)
1946 ● Allen LanierBlue Öyster Cult
1946 ● Ian McDonald → King Crimson, Foreigner
1952 ● Tim Finn → Split Enz, Crowded House, Finn Brothers
1954 ● David PaichToto
1963 ● George Michael (Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou) → Wham!, solo, “Faith” (1987)
1968 ● Candyman (Byron Reed) → Rapper, “Knockin’ Boots” (1990)
1972 ● Mike Kroeger → Nickelback
1974 ● Mario Calire → The Wallflowers, Ozomatli

Jun 26
1893 ● William Lee “Big Bill” Broonzy → Chicago blues pioneer, “Key To The Highway” (1941)
1909 ● Colonel Tom Parker → (Elvis Presley‘s manager)
1940 ● Billy Davis, Jr. → Fifth Dimension, solo, duets with wife Marilyn McCoo
1942 ● Larry Taylor → Canned Heat
1943 ● Georgie Fame (Clive Powell) → “The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde” (1967)
1955 ● Michael Geoffrey “Mick” JonesThe Clash
1956 ● Chris Isaak → “Wicked Game” (1990)
1957 ● Patty Smyth → Scandal, solo
1959 ● Stef Burns → Huey Lewis & The News
1960 ● Chris Duffy → Waterfront
1961 ● Terri Nunn → Berlin, “Take My Breath Away” (1986)
1967 ● Mark Decloedt → EMF, “Unbelievable” (1992)
1969 ● Colin Greenwood → Radiohead
1973 ● Gretchen Wilson → “Redneck Woman” (2004)
1979 ● Nathan Followill → Kings Of Leon

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