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Albums Released This Week (December 31 – January 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):


December 31
1980 ● Steve Winwood —— Arc of A Diver ► Album Rock
1991 ● Live —— Mental Jewelry ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock
1993 ● Wet Wet Wet —— The Memphis Sessions ► Blue-Eyed Soul


January 01
1957 ● Carl Perkins —— The Dance Album ► Rockabilly
1962 ● The Everly Brothers —— Instant Party! ► Pop-Rock
1963 ● Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae —— Peace In The Valley ► Inspirational Pop
1964 ● Otis Redding —— Pain In My Heart ► Memphis Soul
1964 ● The Hollies —— Stay With The Hollies ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● The Easybeats —— The Best of The Easybeats + Party Girl ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1974 ● Beck, Bogert & Appice —— Live In Japan ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Leonard Cohen —— Greatest Hits ► Soft Rock
1977 ● Carpenters —— Live At The Palladium ► Easy Listening
1980 ● Rush —— Permanent Waves ► Arena Rock
1981 ● Badfinger —— Say No More ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● The Stranglers —— Feline ► Punk-Rock
1984 ● Los Lobos —— How Will The Wolf Survive? ► Roots Rock
1997 ● Kenny G —— Six Of Hearts ► Jazz-Pop
1998 ● Curtis Mayfield —— Man Of Inspiration ► Soul/Funk
2000 ● Mariah Carey —— Valentines ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● The Presidents Of The United States Of America —— Lumps ► Post-Grunge/Pop Punk


January 02
1968 ● Merle Haggard —— Sing Me Back Home ► Classic Country
1968 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis’ Gold Records Volume 4 ► Rock n Roll
1971 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old) ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 1 ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Infected Mushroom —— Classical Mushroom ► Psychedelic Trance


January 03
1966 ● Paul Revere & The Raiders —— Just Like Us! ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● The Byrds —— The Notorious Byrd Brothers ► Country-Rock
1970 ● Syd Barrett —— The Madcap Laughs ► Psychedelic Rock
1971 ● Ian McDonald And Michael Giles —— McDonald And Giles ► Progressive Rock
1972 ● Ben E. King —— The Beginning Of It All ► Soul
1974 ● Hot Tuna —— The Phosphorescent Rat ► Folk-Rock


January 04
1967 ● The Doors —— The Doors ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Yes —— Fragile ► Prog Rock
1972 ● Billy Preston —— I Wrote A Simple Song [UK] ► Funk
1974 ● Grace Slick —— Manhole ► Psychedelic Rock
1980 ● The Romantics —— The Romantics ► New Wave Power Pop
1984 ● Judas Priest —— Defenders Of The Faith ► Heavy Metal
1988 ● L.A. Guns —— L.A. Guns ► Heavy Metal
1988 ● Marillion —— B’Sides Themselves ► Prog Rock
1993 ● L.A. Guns —— Lack Of Charisma ► Heavy Metal
1994 ● Lagwagon —— Trashed ► Punk-Rock


January 05
1959 ● The Kingston Trio —— From The Hungry i ► Folk-Pop
1959 ● Bill Haley And His Comets —— Bill Haley’s Chicks ► Rock ‘n’ Roll
1962 ● Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers —— My Bonnie ► Britpop
1963 ● The Ventures —— The Ventures Play Telstar – The Lonely Bull And Others ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1969 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Bayou Country ► Roots Rock
1970 ● Loretta Lynn —— Wings Upon Your Horns ► Trad Country
1973 ● Laura Nyro —— The First Songs ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ► Album Rock
1977 ● ABBA —— Arrival ► Euro-Pop
1979 ● Joe Jackson —— Look Sharp! ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1979 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Armed Forces ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1983 ● Leo Kottke —— Time Step ► Folk-Rock
1987 ● Hüsker Dü —— Warehouse: Songs And Stories ► Alt Pop-Rock
1990 ● They Might Be Giants —— Flood ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Jeff Beck & Jed Leiber —— Frankie’s House [Sndtrk] ► Instrumental Rock
1993 ● Neil Young —— Lucky Thirteen ► Roots Rock
1993 ● The The —— Dusk ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1993 ● Cell —— Slo*Blo ► Grunge
1999 ● Hawkwind —— In Your Area ► Space Rock
2010 ● Gin Blossoms —— Rarities ► Power Pop


January 06
1976 ● Peter Frampton —— Frampton Comes Alive! ► Arena Rock
2004 ● Phantom Planet —— Phantom Planet ► Alt Rock/Garage Revival
2009 ● Animal Collective —— Merriweather Post Pavilion ► Neo Psychedelia
2011 ● Yes —— Union Live ► Prog Rock

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Albums Released This Week (December 24 – 30)

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Albums Released This Week (December 10 – 16)

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


December 10
1974 ● Deep Purple —— Stormbringer ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Journey —— Dream, After Dream [Sndtrk] ► Prog/Art Rock
1982 ● The Jam —— Dig The New Breed ► Punk-Rock
1983 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Bark At The Moon ► Hard Rock
1985 ● Fine Young Cannibals —— Fine Young Cannibals ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1985 ● The Who —— The Who Collection ► British Rock
1990 ● Jethro Tull —— Live At Hammersmith ’84 ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Enigma —— MCMXC A.D. ► Ambient
1991 ● Various Artists —— Until The End Of The World: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack [Sndtrk] ► Mixed
1996 ● Ghostface Killah —— Lama Rabi Rabi ► Neo-Psychedelia
2002 ● Phish —— Round Room ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2007 ● Pink Floyd —— Oh, By The Way ► Prog Rock
2013 ● Neil Young —— Live At The Cellar Door ► Folk-Rock


December 11
1968 ● Blood, Sweat & Tears —— Blood, Sweat & Tears ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1968 ● Deep Purple —— The Book Of Taliesyn ► Hard Rock
1970 ● John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band —— John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● King Crimson —— Lizard ► Prog Rock
1972 ● The Rolling Stones —— More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Paul McCartney & Wings —— Wings Over America ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Slade —— Till Deaf Do Us Part ► Hard Rock
1984 ● Leonard Cohen —— Various Positions ► Soft Rock
1989 ● Monty Python —— Monty Python Sings ► Comedy
1990 ● Fine Young Cannibals —— The Raw & The Remix ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2001 ● No Doubt —— Rock Steady ► Ska-Pop
2007 ● Iggy Pop —— Live In San Fran 1981 ► Alt. Rock / Punk
2007 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Live At Piedmont Park ► AA Pop-Rock
2015 ● The Beach Boys —— Live In Chicago 1965 ► Pop-Rock


December 12
1969 ● John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band —— Live Peace In Toronto ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Ringo Starr —— Blast From Your Past ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Keith Jarrett —— The Koln Concert ► Piano Jazz
1975 ● Burning Spear —— Marcus Garvey ► Reggae-Folk
1977 ● ABBA —— The Album ► Euro-Pop
1980 ● The Clash —— Sandinista! ► Punk
1981 ● Venom —— Welcome To Hell ► Heavy Metal
1983 ● The Fall —— Perverted By Language ► Post-Punk
1989 ● UB40 —— Labour Of Love II ► Reggae-Pop
1996 ● Arch Enemy —— Black Earth ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
2000 ● Cypress Hill —— Live At The Fillmore ► Rap Metal
2005 ● Kylie Minogue —— Showgirl ► Dance-Pop


December 13
1969 ● Neil Diamond —— Touching You, Touching Me ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● The Ventures —— Swamp Rock ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1971 ● Badfinger —— Straight Up ► British Rock
1975 ● Patti Smith —— Horses ► New Wave Punk-Rock
1977 ● Roberta Flack —— Blue Lights In The Basement ► Pop-Soul
1977 ● Joni Mitchell —— Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— The Distance ► Heartland Rock
1990 ● C+C Music Factory —— Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● Garth Brooks —— The Hits ► Country-Rock
1999 ● George Michael —— Songs From The Last Century ► Adult Contemporary
2001 ● Dion N’ Little Kings —— Live In New York ► Pop-Rock


December 14
1959 ● Bill Haley And His Comets —— Strictly Instrumental ► Rock ‘n’ Roll
1959 ● Dave Brubeck Quartet —— Time Out ► Cool Jazz
1971 ● Canned Heat —— Historical Figures And Ancient Heads ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● Yes —— Tales From Topographic Oceans [UK] ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Joe Walsh —— So What ► Blues-Rock
1979 ● The Clash —— London Calling ► Punk
1983 ● Yellow Magic Orchestra —— Service ► Synth-Pop
1984 ● Soda Stereo —— Soda Stereo ► Latino Rock
1987 ● Dinosaur Jr. —— You’re Living All Over Me ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Nirvana —— Incesticide ► Grunge
1993 ● Steely Dan —— Citizen Steely Dan ► Jazz-Rock
1993 ● Katatonia —— Dance Of December Souls ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
1999 ● Culture Club —— Don’t Mind If I Do ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1999 ● Juvenile —— Tha G-Code ► Southern Rap
2009 ● Kylie Minogue —— Kylie: Live In New York ► Dance-Pop
2010 ● Motörhead —— The Wörld Is Yours ► Heavy Metal
2010 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Mojo Tours 2010 ► Album Rock


December 15
1964 ● The Beatles —— Beatles ’65 ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● The Beatles —— Christmas Time Is Here Again! ► Holiday Message & Music
1967 ● The Who —— The Who Sell Out ► British Rock
1969 ● The Rascals —— See ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1972 ● Status Quo —— Piledriver ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Parliament —— Mothership Connection ► Funk
1978 ● Marvin Gaye —— Here, My Dear ► Soul – Motown
1979 ● Sid Vicious —— Sid Sings ► Punk-Rock
1981 ● The Durutti Column —— LC ► Post-Punk
1987 ● Steve Miller —— Living In The 20th Century ► Album Rock
1989 ● Pestilence —— Consuming Impulse ► Death Metal
1991 ● Legião Urbana —— V ► Brazilian Rock
1992 ● Dr. Dre —— The Chronic ► Hip-Hop
1995 ● Savatage —— Final Bell/Ghost In Ruins ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1998 ● Busta Rhymes —— E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front ► Rap
2009 ● Kool & The Gang —— Liive At Montreux 2009 ► Funk


December 16
1963 ● Doris Day —— Love Him ► Adult Contemporary
1966 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ Fourth Christmas Record – Pantomime: Everywhere It’s Christmas ► Holiday Message & Music
1972 ● Bobby Womack —— Across 110th Street [Sndtrk] ► Soul-Funk
1978 ● Neil Diamond —— You Don’t Bring Me Flowers ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Live ?!*@ Like A Suicide [EP] ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Kraftwerk —— Electric Café ► Techno-Rock
1996 ● TISM —— Machines Against The Rage ► Alt Rock/Australia
1997 ● Riverfenix —— Riverfenix ► Pop Punk
1997 ● No Doubt —— Collector’s Orange Crate ► Ska-Pop
2003 ● Various Artists —— Cold Mountain ► Roots/Americana
2003 ● Machine Head —— Through The Ashes Of Empires [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal

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Albums Released This Week (November 26 – December 2)

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Albums Released This Week (November 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):


November 05
1965 ● Manfred Mann —— Mann Made ► Folk-Pop
1971 ● Elton John —— Madman Across The Water ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Barclay James Harvest —— Barclay James Harvest And Other Short Stories ► Prog Rock
1971 ● Status Quo —— Dog Of Two Head ► Hard Rock
1972 ● Grateful Dead —— Europe ’72 ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● Various Artists —— All This And World War II [Sndtrk] ► Beatles Covers
1982 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— A Kiss In The Dreamhouse ► Post-Punk
1984 ● Alison Moyet —— Alf ► New Wave Synth-pop
1984 ● REO Speedwagon —— Wheels Are Turnin’ ► Arena Rock
1990 ● Phil Collins —— Serious Hits…Live! ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● My Bloody Valentine —— Loveless ► Indie Rock
1991 ● Paul Simon —— Paul Simon’s Concert In The Park ► Folk-Pop
1996 ● The Clean —— Unknown Country ► Post-Punk
1996 ● Oasis —— Definitely Maybe: Singles ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
1996 ● Johnny Cash —— Unchained ► Classic Country
2001 ● Simple Minds —— The Best Of Simple Minds ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2001 ● Pink Floyd —— Echoes: The Best Of Pink Floyd ► Prog Rock
2002 ● The Church —— Parallel Universe ► Alt. Power Pop
2002 ● New Order —— Back To Mine ► Alt Pop-Rock
2002 ● The Wallflowers —— Red Letter Days ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● Eric Clapton —— One More Car, One More Rider ► Blues-Rock
2002 ● Little Feat —— Live At The Rams Head ► Southern Rock
2002 ● Paul Simon —— The Paul Simon Collection: On My Way, Don’t Know Where I’m Goin’ ► Folk-Pop
2007 ● The Who —— View From A Backstage Pass ► British Rock
2013 ● Kool & The Gang —— Kool For the Holidays ► Holiday Funk
2013 ● Bob Dylan —— The Complete Album Collection, Vol. 1 ► Folk-Rock


November 06
1970 ● The Who —— Tommy [EP] ► British Rock
1971 ● The Stylistics —— The Stylistics ► Philly Soul
1981 ● The Cars —— Shake It Up ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1981 ● Rod Stewart —— Tonight I’m Yours ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Rod Stewart —— Absolutely Live ► Blues-Rock
1983 ● The Pointer Sisters —— Break Out ► Soul
1987 ● N.W.A. —— N.W.A. And The Posse ► Hip-Hop
1987 ● Various Artists —— Less Than Zero [Sndtrk] ► Various
1987 ● Stevie Wonder —— Characters ► Pop-R&B
1990 ● The Pogues —— Hell’s Ditch ► Post-Punk/College Rock
1990 ● Scorpions —— Crazy World ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1990 ● Steve Winwood —— Refugees Of The Heart ► Album Rock
1995 ● Cher —— It’s A Man’s World ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Elvis Costello And Richard Harvey —— Jake’s Progress [Sndtrk] ► Orchestral Soundtrack
1995 ● Elton John —— Love Songs ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● Supertramp —— Is Everybody Listening? ► Prog/Art Rock
2006 ● Hall & Oates —— Greatest Hits Live ► Pop-Rock
2007 ● Gram Parsons —— Gram Parsons Archive, Vol. 1: Live At The Avalon Ballroom 1969 ► Country-Rock
2007 ● Rick Springfield —— Christmas With You ► Power Pop
2012 ● Aerosmith —— Music From Another Dimension ► Hard Rock
2012 ● Queen —— Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest ’86 ► Glam Rock
2015 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge (1965-1966) ► Folk-Rock
2015 ● The Who —— The Who Live At Hyde Park ► British Rock


November 07
1969 ● Manfred Mann Chapter Three —— Chapter Three ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1972 ● Bette Midler —— The Divine Miss M ► Pop-Rock Vocals
1972 ● David Bowie —— Space Oddity ► Glam Rock
1972 ● Neil Young —— Journey Through The Past [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Chris Squire —— Fish Out Of Water [UK] ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Iggy Pop & James Williamson —— Kill City ► Alt. Rock / Punk
1980 ● Bette Midler —— Divine Madness ► Pop-Rock Vocals
1980 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Ten Bloody Marys & Ten How’s Your Fathers ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1980 ● Eagles —— Eagles Live ► Country-Rock
1981 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Diary Of A Madman ► Hard Rock
1982 ● Grace Jones —— Living My Life ► Disco/Club-Dance
1983 ● Cocteau Twins —— Sunburst And Snowblind [EP] ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● The Rolling Stones —— Undercover ► Blues-Rock
1983 ● U2 —— Under A Blood Red Sky ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1983 ● Yes —— 90125 ► Prog Rock
1985 ● Elton John —— Ice On Fire ► Pop-Rock
1985 ● Yes —— 9012Live: The Solos ► Prog Rock
1987 ● David Sylvian —— Secrets Of The Beehive ► Ambient
1988 ● R.E.M. —— Green ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1988 ● Wet Wet Wet —— The Memphis Sessions [UK] ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1989 ● The Jungle Brothers —— Done By The Forces Of Nature ► Jazz-Rap
1989 ● Eric Clapton —— Journeyman ► Blues-Rock
1995 ● Alice In Chains —— Alice In Chains ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal
1995 ● Madonna —— Something To Remember ► Dance-Pop
1995 ● Queen —— Made In Heaven ► Glam Rock
1995 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Road Tested ► Blues-Rock
1997 ● Greg Graffin —— American Lesion ► Alt Rock
2000 ● The Aquabats —— Myths, Legends And Other Amazing Adventures, Vol. 2 ► Ska-Punk Revival
2000 ● Natalie Cole —— Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 ► Soul-Pop
2000 ● Fatboy Slim —— Halfway Between The Gutter And The Stars ► Brit-Hop
2000 ● Phish —— The Siket Disc ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2000 ● Genesis —— Genesis Archives, Vol. 2: 1976-1992 ► Prog Rock
2000 ● The Pretenders —— Greatest Hits ► Post-Punk
2000 ● James Taylor —— Greatest Hits Volume 2 ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Elton John —— Peachtree Road ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● David Bowie —— The Platinum Collection ► Glam Rock
2005 ● Dire Straits —— Private Investigations: The Best Of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
2006 ● J.J. Cale & Eric Clapton —— The Road To Escondido ► Blues-Rock
2006 ● Foo Fighters —— Skin And Bones ► Grunge Rock
2006 ● Dave Matthews Band —— The Best Of What’s Around, Vol. 1 ► AA Pop-Rock
2007 ● Dion —— Son Of Skip James ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Pink Floyd —— The Best Of Pink Floyd: A Foot In The Door ► Prog Rock


November 08
1965 ● The Beach Boys —— Beach Boys’ Party! ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations —— Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations ► Soul
1970 ● Neil Diamond —— Neil Diamond ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin IV ► Hard Rock
1971 ● Billy Preston —— I Wrote A Simple Song ► Funk
1974 ● Elton John —— Elton John’s Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Thin Lizzy —— Nightlife ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Styx —— Man Of Miracles ► Prog/Art Rock
1975 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— High On You ► Funk
1976 ● George Harrison —— The Best Of George Harrison [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Motörhead —— Ace Of Spades ► Heavy Metal
1981 ● Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Architecture & Morality ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1981 ● Queen —— Greatest Hits ► Glam-Rock
1982 ● ABBA —— The Singles: The First Ten Years ► Euro-Pop
1982 ● The Waitresses —— I Could Rule The World If I Could Only Get The Parts ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1985 ● New Edition —— All For Love ► Soul-Pop
1986 ● W.A.S.P. —— Inside The Electric Circus ► Heavy Metal
1989 ● Quincy Jones —— Back On The Block ► Soul-Pop
1990 ● Elton John —— To Be Continued… ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Iron Maiden —— Live At Donington ► Heavy Metal
1993 ● Paul McCartney —— Paul Is Live ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Big Audio —— Higher Power ► Dance-Rock
1994 ● Eagles —— Hell Freezes Over ► Country-Rock
2000 ● Cher —— not.com.mercial ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● 38 Special —— Live ► Southern Rock
2005 ● Limp Bizkit —— Greatest Hitz ► Rap-Metal
2005 ● The Tragically Hip —— Yer Favorites ► Folk-Rock
2005 ● Traffic —— Last Great Traffic Jam ► Prog Rock
2011 ● Pablo Cruise —— It’s Good To Be Love ► Pop-Rock
2011 ● Rush —— Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland ► Prog/Art Rock


November 09
1962 ● Elvis Presley —— Girls! Girls! Girls! ► Rock n Roll
1970 ● Derek & The Dominos —— Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs ► Blues-Rock
1970 ● Badfinger —— No Dice ► Power Pop
1971 ● Roberta Flack —— Quiet Fire ► Smooth Soul
1972 ● Diana Ross —— Lady Sings The Blues [Sndtrk] ► Soul – Motown
1973 ● Carpenters —— The Singles: 1969-1973 ► Easy Listening
1973 ● Billy Joel —— Piano Man ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Santana —— Welcome ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1976 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ► Album Rock
1979 ● Iron Maiden —— The Soundhouse Tapes [EP] ► Heavy Metal
1981 ● Men At Work —— Business As Usual ► Synth-Pop
1981 ● The Stranglers —— La Folie ► Punk-Rock
1985 ● Dokken —— Under Lock And Key ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Loudness —— Thunder In The East ► Heavy Metal/Japanese Metal
1985 ● Twisted Sister —— Come Out And Play ► Hair Metal
1985 ● W.A.S.P. —— The Last Command ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Y&T —— Down For The Count ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Aerosmith —— Done With Mirrors ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Killer Dwarfs —— Stand Tall ► Heavy Metal/Pop Metal
1987 ● Candlemass —— Nightfall ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
1987 ● Eurythmics —— Savage ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1992 ● Cher —— Greatest Hits: 1965-1992 ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● Genesis —— The Way We Walk, Vol. 1 (The Shorts) ► Prog Rock
1992 ● The Tubes —— The Best Of The Tubes ► Alt. Rock
1993 ● Wu-Tang Clan —— Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) ► East Coast Rap
1993 ● Céline Dion —— The Colour Of My Love ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Mark Knopfler —— Screenplaying ► Roots Rock
1993 ● Phil Collins —— Both Sides ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Nirvana —— Legacy Of Noise [Bootleg] ► Grunge
1993 ● The Outlaws —— Hittin’ The Road ► Southern Rock
1996 ● The Dubliners —— Further Along ► Irish Folk
1997 ● Golden Earring —— Naked II ► Hard Rock
1999 ● Tonic —— Sugar ► Alt/Roots Rock
1999 ● 38 Special —— Live At Sturgis ► Southern Rock
1999 ● Anal Cunt —— It Just Gets Worse ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore
1999 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Buffett Live: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays ► Folk-Rock
1999 ● Queen —— Greatest Hits III ► Glam Rock
2004 ● Poco —— Last Roundup, The ► Country-Rock
2004 ● Linda Ronstadt —— Hummin’ To Myself ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Weezer —— iTunes Originals – Weezer ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
2015 ● Eric Clapton —— Slowhand At 70 – Live At The Royal Albert Hall ► Blues-Rock


November 10
1960 ● Elvis Presley —— His Hand In Mine ► Rock n Roll
1967 ● The Moody Blues —— Days Of Future Passed ► Psychedelic Rock
1969 ● Grateful Dead —— Live/Dead ► Album Rock
1972 ● Barclay James Harvest —— Baby James Harvest ► Prog Rock
1972 ● Dusty Springfield —— See All Her Faces ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● The Byrds —— The Best Of The Byrds: Greatest Hits, Volume II ► Country-Rock
1973 ● The O’Jays —— Ship Ahoy ► Soul – Philly
1975 ● Chicago —— Chicago IX: Chicago’s Greatest Hits ► Jazz-Rock
1975 ● Neil Young With Crazy Horse —— Zuma ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Works, Vol. 2 ► Prog Rock
1978 ● The Clash —— Give ‘Em Enough Rope ► Punk
1978 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Babylon By Bus ► Roots Reggae
1980 ● Neil Diamond —— The Jazz Singer [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Mötley Crüe —— Too Fast For Love ► Heavy Metal
1983 ● Billy Idol —— Rebel Yell ► Hard Rock
1984 ● Nik Kershaw —— The Riddle ► Synth-Pop
1984 ● Triumph —— Thunder Seven ► Arena Rock
1984 ● The Who —— Who’s Last ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Kate Bush —— The Whole Story ► Art Rock
1986 ● Cocteau Twins —— The Moon And The Melodies ► Folk-Rock
1986 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Live 1975-1985 ► Heartland Rock
1987 ● Cher —— Cher ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Cher —— Cher ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Robert Earl Keen, Jr. —— West Textures ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Gregorian —— Sadisfaction ► Euro-Pop
1992 ● Biohazard —— Urban Discipline ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1992 ● Golden Earring —— The Naked Truth, ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Peter Gabriel —— Revisited ► Prog Rock
1995 ● Carpenters —— Seishun No Kagayaki: The Best Of (22 Hits Of The Carpenters) [Japan] ► Easy Listening
1996 ● Oasis —— (What’s The Story) Morning Glory: Singles ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
1998 ● The Ataris —— Look Forward To Failure ► Pop-Punk
1998 ● Cher —— Believe ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● Dire Straits —— Sultans Of Swing: The Very Best Of Dire Staraits ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1998 ● Rush —— Different Stages ► Prog/Art Rock
1998 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Tracks ► Heartland Rock
1999 ● Ayumi Hamasaki —— Loveppears ► Pop/House
2005 ● Elton John —— Elton John’s Christmas Party ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● The Smiths —— The Sound Of The Smiths ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2009 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Let It Rock: The Jerry Garcia Collection, Vol. 2 ► Roots Rock
2009 ● The Tubes —— Mondo Birthmark ► Alt. Rock
2011 ● Pearl Jam —— 9.11.2011 Toronto, Canada ► Hard Rock
2014 ● Heart —— Heart & Friends – Home For The Holidays ► Album Rock


November 11
1966 ● The Who —— Ready Steady Who [EP] ► British Rock
1968 ● John Lennon & Yoko Ono —— Unfinished Music, No. 1: Two Virgins ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● Elvis Presley —— That’s The Way It Is [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Faces —— A Nod Is As Good As A Wink…To A Blind Horse ► British Rock
1973 ● Rory Gallagher —— Tattoo ► Blues-Rock
1975 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Gratitude ► Soul-Funk
1976 ● Kiss —— Rock And Roll Over ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Parliament —— Motor Booty Affair ► Funk
1980 ● Aerosmith —— Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock
1981 ● The Jacksons —— The Jacksons Live! ► Soul-Pop
1985 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Songs You Know By Heart: Jimmy Buffett’s Greatest Hit(s) ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● Depeche Mode —— Catching Up With Depeche Mode ► New Wave/Synth-Pop
1991 ● The Divinyls —— Essential ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1991 ● Bonnie Tyler —— Bitter Blue ► Pop Vocals (Female)
1992 ● Denim —— Back In Denim ► Glam-Rock
1995 ● The Damned —— Not Of This Earth ► Goth Rock
1996 ● Tricky —— effPre-Millennium Tension ► Electronic Trip-Hop
1997 ● AFI —— Shut Your Mouth And Open Your Eyes ► Hardcore Punk
1997 ● Gregg Allman —— Searching For Simplicity ► Southern Rock
1997 ● Bush —— Deconstructed ► Grunge Rock
1997 ● Led Zeppelin —— BBC Sessions ► Hard Rock
2002 ● Phil Collins —— Testify ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Elton John —— Greatest Hits 1970–2002 ► Pop-Rock
2003 ● Pearl Jam —— Lost Dogs: Rarities And B Sides ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Bruce Springsteen —— the Essential Bruce Springsteen ► Heartland Rock
2003 ● Talking Heads —— Once In A Lifetime ► New Wave Art-Rock
2008 ● Tracy Chapman —— Our Bright Future ► Folk-Rock
2008 ● Mudcrutch —— Extended Play Live [EP] ► Southern Rock
2008 ● Cheap Trick —— Budokan!: 30th Anniversary Edition ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
2013 ● The Rolling Stones —— Sweet Summer Sun ► Blues-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (October 15 – 21)

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 15
1957 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis’ Christmas Album ► Rock n Roll
1962 ● Brenda Lee —— Brenda, That’s All ► Country-Pop
1965 ● Manfred Mann —— Mann Made [UK] ► Folk-Pop
1966 ● Otis Redding —— Complete And Unbelievable…The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul ► Memphis Soul
1969 ● Yes —— Yes ► Prog Rock
1970 ● The Jackson 5 —— Jackson 5 Christmas Album ► Soul – Motown
1973 ● The Band —— Moondog Matinee ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Mystery To Me ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Neil Young —— Time Fades Away ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● Toto —— Toto ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Donna Summer —— On The Radio ► Disco
1982 ● Richard & Linda Thompson —— Shoot Out The Lights ► Folk-Rock
1982 ● Ultravox —— Quartet ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1984 ● Julian Lennon —— Valotte ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● XTC —— The Big Express ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1986 ● Elton John —— Leather Jackets ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Motörhead —— Nö Sleep At All ► Heavy Metal
1990 ● Ride —— Nowhere ► Dream Pop/Shoegazing
1990 ● Morrissey —— Bona Drag ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1990 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin Remasters ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Dramarama —— Vinyl ► Alt Hard Rock
1991 ● Crosby, Stills & Nash —— CSN [Box Set] ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Warren Zevon —— Mr. Bad Exmaple ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Corrosion Of Conformity —— Wiseblood ► Heavy Metal/Stoner Metal
1996 ● Counting Crows —— Recovering The Satellites ► AA Pop-Rock
1996 ● Dio —— Angry Machines ► Heavy Metal
1996 ● Korn —— Life Is Peachy ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal
1996 ● Motörhead —— Overnight Sensation ► Heavy Metal
1996 ● Phish —— Billy Breathes ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1996 ● Bad Company —— Stories Told & Untold ► Hard Rock
1996 ● The Monkees —— Justus ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus ► Blues-Rock
1996 ● The Tubes —— Genius Of America ► Alt. Rock
1997 ● In Flames —— Whoracle ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal
2001 ● The Church —— Singsongs/Remote Luxury/Persia ► Alt. Power Pop
2002 ● Tracy Chapman —— Let It Rain ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● Alison Moyet —— The Turn ► AA Pop-Rock
2013 ● Pearl Jam —— Lightning Bolt ► Hard Rock


October 16
1964 ● The Supremes —— A Bit Of Liverpool ► Soul – Motown
1965 ● Cher —— All I Really Want To Do ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● Brenda Lee —— Reflections In Blue ► Country-Pop
1968 ● Three Dog Night —— Three Dog Night ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1969 ● Three Dog Night —— Captured Live At The Forum ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1973 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Live In Europe ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Aretha Franklin —— You ► Soul
1976 ● Thin Lizzy —— Johnny The Fox ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Elton John —— A Single Man ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Eurythmics —— In The Garden ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1983 ● Thin Lizzy —— Life Live ► Hard Rock
1985 ● ZZ Top —— Afterburner ► Blues-Rock
1987 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Masque ► British Rock
1989 ● All About Eve —— Scarlet And Other Stories ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Goth Pop
1989 ● Erasure —— Wild! ► Alt. Dance
1989 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Hold Me Up ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1990 ● Paul Simon —— The Rhythm Of The Saints ► Folk-Pop
1992 ● Buju Banton —— Stamina Daddy ► Dancehall Reggae
1995 ● Cast —— All Change ► Britpop
1995 ● Natalie Cole —— I’ve Got Love On My Mind ► Soul-Pop
1995 ● Suggs —— The Lone Ranger ► Reggae-Pop/Ska
1995 ● Tears For Fears —— Raoul And The Kings Of Spain ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2000 ● All Saints —— Saints & Sinners ► Electronic Dance-Pop
2000 ● Cocteau Twins —— Stars And Topsoil ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Faithless —— Back To Mine ► Trip-Hop
2000 ● Kylie Minogue —— Hits+ ► Dance-Pop
2001 ● Michael McDonald —— In The Spirit: A Christmas Album ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2001 ● New Order —— Get Ready ► Alt Pop-Rock
2001 ● Journey —— The Essential Journey ► AOR Rock
2001 ● John Mellencamp —— Cuttin’ Heads ► Roots Rock
2001 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Down To Earth ► Hard Rock
2007 ● Gov’t Mule —— Mighty High ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2007 ● Aretha Franklin —— Rare & Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul ► Soul
2007 ● R.E.M. —— R.E.M. Live ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2007 ● Various Artists —— Borrowed Tunes II: A Tribute To Neil Young ► Folk-Rock
2012 ● Donald Fagen —— Sunken Condos ► Jazz-Rock
2012 ● The Rolling Stones —— Light The Fuse (Live 2005) ► Blues-Rock
2016 ● Leonard Cohen —— You Want It Darker ► Soft Rock


October 17
1964 ● The Rolling Stones —— 12X5 ► Rock n Roll
1966 ● The Cryan’ Shames —— Sugar & Spice ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● The Easybeats —— Vigil ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1970 ● The Jazz Crusaders —— Old Socks, New Shoes…New Socks, Old Shoes ► Jazz Fusion
1975 ● Little Feat —— The Last Record Album ► Southern Rock
1977 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Street Survivors ► Southern Rock
1980 ● Dire Straits —— Making Movies ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1983 ● The Doors —— Alive, She Cried ► Blues-Rock
1985 ● Various Artists —— The Blasting Concept Vol. 2 ► Post-Punk
1986 ● Stacey Q —— Better Than Heaven ► Dance-Pop
1988 ● The Waterboys —— Fisherman’s Blues ► Folk-Rock/Celtic
1988 ● Steve Earle —— Copperhead Road ► Alt. Country
1988 ● R.E.M. —— Eponymous ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1989 ● Kate Bush —— The Sensual World ► Prog Rock
1989 ● Belinda Carlisle —— Runaway Horses ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Stacey Lattisaw —— What You Need ► Quiet Storm
1989 ● Yngwie Malmsteen —— Trial By Fire: Live In Leningrad ► Heavy Metal
1989 ● Suicidal Tendencies —— Controlled By Hatred/Feel Like Shit…Déjà Vu ► Punk Metal
1989 ● Billy Joel —— Storm Front ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Kiss —— Hot In The Shade ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Skyclad —— The Wayward Sons Of Mother Earth ► Heavy Metal/Folk Metal
1994 ● Jamiroquai —— The Return Of The Space Cowboy [UK] ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Luis Miguel —— El Concierto ► Latin Pop
1995 ● Steely Dan —— Alive In America ► Jazz-Rock
2000 ● 2Pac —— The Rose That Grew From Concrete ► Spoken Word Rap
2000 ● David Coverdale —— Into The Light ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Limp Bizkit —— Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water ► Rap-Metal
2000 ● The Specials —— Skinhead Girl ► Ska Revival
2006 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Wintersong ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● Troy Shondell —— This Time: The Best of Troy Shondell ► Swamp Pop
2006 ● The Tragically Hip —— World Container ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● Aerosmith —— Devil’s Got A New Disguise – The Very Best Of Aerosmith ► Hard Rock
2008 ● Chris Isaak —— Live In Australia ► Adult Contemporary
2009 ● Rod Stewart —— Soulbook ► Soul-Pop
2014 ● Manfred Mann —— Lone Arranger ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
2014 ● Aretha Franklin —— Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics ► Soul/Disco


October 18
1971 ● Cactus —— Restrictions ► Hard Rock
1974 ● The Rolling Stones —— It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll ► Blues-Rock
1977 ● The Jacksons —— Goin’ Places ► Soul/disco
1980 ● Elton John —— The Very Best Of Elton John ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Hawkwind —— Sonic Attack ► Heavy Metal
1983 ● Carpenters —— Voice Of The Heart ► Easy Listening
1983 ● Hall & Oates —— Rock ‘N’ Soul Part !: Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Frank Zappa —— Them Or Us ► Art Rock
1985 ● The Cult —— Love ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Revival
1988 ● Sonic Youth —— Daydream Nation ► Indie Rock
1988 ● Paul Simon —— Negotiations And Love Songs 1971 – 1986 ► Folk-Pop
1988 ● Martika —— Martika ► Dance-Pop
1988 ● Duran Duran —— Big Thing ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1989 ● The Bangles —— Everything ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● The Smithereens —— 11 ► College Rock
1992 ● Insane Clown Posse —— Carnival Of Carnage ► Indie/Midwest Hip Hop
1993 ● Carcass —— Heartwork [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1993 ● Cocteau Twins —— Four-Calendar Café ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Iron Maiden —— A Real Dead One ► Heavy Metal
1993 ● Kenny G —— Montage ► Jazz-Pop
1994 ● The Go-Go’s —— Return To The Valley Of The Go-Go’s ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1999 ● B*Witched —— Awake And Breathe ► Pop/Girl Group
1999 ● Westlife —— Flying Without Wings ► Teen Pop/Boy Band
2000 ● Alcazar —— Casino ► Euro Dance-Pop
2001 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Brussels Affair ’73 ► Blues-Rock
2004 ● Simple Minds —— Our Secrets Are The Same ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2004 ● Simple Minds —— Silver Box ► New Wave Alt. Pop
2005 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled ► Roots Rock
2005 ● Bryan Adams —— Anthology ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Depeche Mode —— Playing The Angel ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2005 ● Rod Stewart —— Thanks For The Memories: The Great American Songbook, Volume IV ► Traditional Pop
2005 ● Supertramp —— Retrospectacle – The Supertramp Anthology ► Prog/Art Rock
2005 ● Stevie Wonder —— A Time To Love ► Pop-Soul
2010 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Soulsville ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Queen —— The Singles Collection: Volume 4 ► Glam Rock
2011 ● Jane’s Addiction —— The Great Escape Artist ► Alt. Rock
2011 ● Chris Isaak —— Beyond The Sun ► Adult Contemporary
2013 ● Poliça —— Shulamith ► Dream Pop


October 19
1956 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis ► Rock n Roll
1956 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1959 ● The Kingston Trio —— Here We Go Again! ► Folk-Pop
1959 ● Ray Charles —— What’d I Say ► Soul
1964 ● Brenda Lee —— Merry Christmas From Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop
1964 ● The Beach Boys —— Beach Boys Concert ► Pop-Rock
1964 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Wednesday Morning, 3 AM ► Folk-Pop
1968 ● Cass Elliott —— Dream A Little Dream ► Pop-Rock/Folk-Rock
1970 ● The Shadows —— Shades Of Rock ► Instrumental Rock ‘N’ Roll
1972 ● The James Gang —— Straight Shooter ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Last Days And Time ► Soul-Funk
1973 ● The Who —— Quadrophenia ► British Rock
1973 ● The Wailers —— Burnin’ ► Roots Reggae
1973 ● America —— Hat Trick ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● David Bowie —— Pin Ups ► Glam Rock
1979 ● The Specials —— The Specials ► Ska
1979 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Damn The Torpedoes ► Album Rock
1979 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Tusk ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Prince —— Prince ► Funk
1979 ● Styx —— Cornerstone ► Prog/Art Rock
1981 ● INXS —— Underneath The Colours ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1985 ● Fates Warning —— The Sprectre Within ► Heavy Metal
1987 ● INXS —— Kick ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1988 ● Roxette —— Look Sharp! ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Salt-N-Pepa —— Blacks’ Magic ► Pop-Rap
1990 ● The Traveling Wilburys —— Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 3 ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● The Cure —— Mixed Up ► Post-Punk
1991 ● Mötley Crüe —— Decade Of Decadence ► Heavy Metal
1992 ● Julian Cope —— Jehovahkill ► Alt Pop-Rock
1993 ● Pearl Jam —— Vs. ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Black Moon —— Enta Da Stage ► East Coast Rap
1993 ● PJ Harvey —— 4-Track Demos ► Indie Rock
1993 ● Alexis Korner —— Mellow Yellow ► Blues-Rock
1993 ● Jesse Colin Young —— Makin’ It Real ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Rush —— Counterparts ► Arena Rock
1993 ● Santana —— Sacred Fire: Live From South America ► Jazz Fusion
1993 ● The Zombies —— New World ► Art Rock
1994 ● Talisman —— Humanimal (Part 2) ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Idlewild —— Hope Is Important ► Post-Hardcore
1998 ● Billie Piper —— Honey To The B ► Pop-Rock
1999 ● Natalie Cole —— The Magic Of Christmas ► Holiday Soul-Pop
1999 ● Gin Blossoms —— Outside Looking In: The Best Of The Gin Blossoms ► Power Pop
1999 ● Ringo Starr —— I Wanna Be Santa Clus ► Pop-Rock
1999 ● Three Dog Night —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Three Dog Night ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2004 ● Peter Cetera —— You Just Gotta Love Christmas ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Jimmy Eat World —— Futures ► Post-Grunge
2004 ● Twisted Sister —— Still Hungry ► Hair Metal
2004 ● John Mellencamp —— Words & Music: John Mellencamp’s Greatest Hits ► Roots Rock
2004 ● Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico —— Le Bataclan ’72 ► Art Rock
2004 ● Rod Stewart —— Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Vol. 3 ► Traditional Pop
2004 ● Three Dog Night —— 35th Anniversary Hits Collection ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2010 ● Bob Dylan —— The Bootleg Series, Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos 1962-1964 ► Folk-Rock
2010 ● Bob Dylan —— The Original Mono Recordings ► Folk-Rock
2010 ● Elton John & Leon Russell —— The Union ► Pop-Rock
2010 ● Rod Stewart —— Fly Me To The Moon: The Great American Songbook Volume V ► Traditional Pop


October 20
1964 ● Elvis Presley —— Roustabout ► Rock n Roll
1969 ● John Lennon & Yoko Ono —— Wedding Album ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis Sings The Wonderful World Of Christmas ► Rock n Roll
1973 ● Peter Frampton —— Frampton’s Camel ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Peter Frampton —— Somethin’s Happening ► Arena Rock
1975 ● B. J. Thomas —— Reunion ► Country-Pop
1980 ● U2 —— Boy ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1980 ● The Damned —— The Black Album ► Punk-Rock
1980 ● Donna Summer —— The Wanderer ► Disco
1981 ● The Human League —— Dare! ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1981 ● Quarterflash —— Quarterflash ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Oak Ridge Boys —— Deliver ► Country-Pop
1986 ● Frankie Goes To Hollywood —— Liverpool ► New Wave Club/Dance
1989 ● Nine Inch Nails —— Pretty Hate Machine ► Industrial Metal
1992 ● Kenny G —— Breathless ► Jazz-Pop
1992 ● Keith Richards —— Main Offender ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Elton John —— Rare Masters ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● Madonna —— Erotica ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● The Sea And Cake —— The Sea And Cake ► Indie Rock/Experimental
1997 ● Gary Numan —— Exile [UK] ► Industrial Rock
1998 ● Crucial Conflict —— Good Side, Bad Side ► Chicago Rap
1998 ● George Martin —— In My Life ► Beatles Retrospective
1998 ● Ringo Starr —— VH1 Storytellers ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● Aerosmith —— A Little South Of Sanity ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Black Sabbath —— Reunion ► Hard Rock
1998 ● Heart —— Heart Presents A Lovemonger’s Christmas ► Holiday Rock
1998 ● Kansas —— King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Kansas ► Prog/Arena Rock
2002 ● The Human League —— The Golden Hour Of The Future: Recordings By The Future And The Human League ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2006 ● The Clash —— Singles Box ► Punk
2008 ● AC/DC —— Black Ice ► Hard Rock
2009 ● Timothy B. Schmit —— Expando ► Country-Rock
2009 ● Leonard Cohen —— Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970 ► Soft Rock


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

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Albums Released This Week (September 10 – 16)

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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