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Albums Released This Week (March 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):


March 11
1968 ● Manfred Mann —— Up The Junction [Sndtrk] ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1970 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Déjà Vu ► Folk-Rock
1972 ● Harry Chapin —— Heads And Tales ► Folk-Pop
1974 ● Chicago —— Chicago VII ► Jazz-Rock
1975 ● Alice Cooper —— Welcome To My Nightmare ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Weather Report —— Black Market ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1977 ● T. Rex —— Dandy In The Underworld ► Glam Rock
1983 ● Quiet Riot —— Metal Health ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Eric Clapton —— Behind The Sun ► Blues-Rock
1989 ● Depeche Mode —— 101 ► Synth-Pop
1996 ● Annihilator —— Refresh The Demon ► Thrash Metal
1997 ● dEUS —— In A Bar, Under The Sea ► Avant Grunge
1997 ● Blonde Redhead —— Fake Can Be Just As Good ► Alt Rock/Indie Rock
1997 ● Heart —— These Dreams: Greatest Hits ► Album Rock
1997 ● Santana —— Live At The Fillmore ► Jazz Fusion
2003 ● Everclear —— Slow Motion Daydream ► Grunge-Punk
2003 ● Machine Head —— Hellalive ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal
2003 ● The Clash —— The Essential Clash ► Punk
2016 ● The Cars —— The Elektra Years 1978 – 1987 ► New Wave Pop-Rock


March 12
1967 ● The Velvet Underground —— The Velvet Underground & Nico ► Alt. Rock
1971 ● Yoko Ono —— Fly ► Avant-Garde/Pop-Rock
1975 ● Parliament —— Chocolate City ► Funk
1978 ● Bob Dylan —— Masterpieces ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● Billy Joel —— Glass Houses ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● The Rolling Stones —— Sucking In The Seventies ► Rock n Roll
1982 ● The Jam —— The Gift ► Punk-Rock
1984 ● Berlin —— Love Life ► L. A. Synth-Pop
1984 ● Dire Straits —— Alchemy: Dire Straits Live ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1985 ● Kool & The Gang —— Kool & The Gang At Their Best ► Funk-Soul
1990 ● Robyn Hitchcock —— Eye Of The Hurricane ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1990 ● Prong —— Beg To Differ ► Thrash Metal
1991 ● R.E.M. —— Out Of Time ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● Rick Astley —— Free ► Dance-Pop
1992 ● Céline Dion —— Falling Into You ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Kiss —— MTV Unplugged ► Hard Rock
1996 ● Sting —— Mercury Falling ► Pop-Rock
2001 ● Rod Stewart —— Human ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Indigo Girls —— Become You ► Folk-Rock
2013 ● Eric Clapton —— Old Sock ► Blues-Rock


March 13
1970 ● Tyrannosaurus Rex —— A Beard Of Stars ► Psych Rock
1978 ● Hot Tuna —— Double Dose ► Folk-Rock
1981 ● Slade —— We’ll Bring The House Down ► Hard Rock
1984 ● The Cars —— Heartbeat City ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1987 ● The Fleshtones —— Fleshtones vs. Reality ► Punk-Rock
1990 ● Carly Simon —— My Romance ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● Bad Religion —— Generator ► Punk Rock
1994 ● Selena —— Amor Prohibido ► Latin Dance-Pop
1995 ● Disco Inferno —— In Debt ► Post-Punk Alt/Experimental
1995 ● Janet Jackson —— janet. Remixed ► Pop-Soul
1998 ● The Hives —— A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T ► Garage Rock
2001 ● Natalie Cole —— The Best Of Natalie Cole ► Soul-Pop
2001 ● Eric Clapton —— Reptile ► Blues-Rock
2007 ● The Innocence Mission —— We Walked In Song ► Alt Pop-Rock
2007 ● Eddie Money —— Wanna Go Back ► Album Rock
2007 ● Neil Young —— Live At Massey Hall 1971 ► Folk-Rock


March 14
1966 ● Waylon Jennings —— Folk-Country ► Trad Country
1966 ● Brenda Lee —— Bye Bye Blues ► Country-Pop
1975 ● Justin Hayward And John Lodge —— Blue Jays ► Prog Rock
1980 ● Def Leppard —— On Through The Night ► Hard Rock
1984 ● Joe Jackson —— Body And Soul ► New Wave Jazz-Pop
1986 ● Voivoid —— Rrröööaaarrr ► Thrash Metal
1989 ● Extreme —— Extreme ► Pop-Metal
1994 ● Level 42 —— Forever Now ► New Wave Synth Pop
1994 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Longing In Their Hearts ► Blues-Rock
1995 ● 2Pac —— Me Against The World ► Spoken Word Rap
1995 ● Collective Soul —— Collective Soul ► Southern Rock
1995 ● A Flock Of Seagulls —— The Light At The End Of The World ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1995 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— A Boy Named Goo ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1995 ● Annie Lennox —— Medusa ► Adult Alternative Pop-Rock
1995 ● Matthew Sweet —— 100% Fun ► Power Pop
1995 ● Various Artists —— Encomium: A Tribute To Led Zeppelin ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Poison —— Crack A Smile…And More! ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal
2000 ● Elton John —— The Road To El Dorado [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— All Time Greatest Hits ► Southern Rock
2006 ● A Flock Of Seagulls —— We Are The 80s ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2006 ● Black Sabbath —— Greatest Hits 1970-1978 ► Hard Rock
2011 ● Queen —— Deep Cuts, Volume 1 (1973-1976) ► Glam Rock


March 15
1969 ● Jay & The Americans —— Sands Of Time ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Smokey Robinson —— Pure Smokey ► Soul
1975 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— That’s The Way Of The World ► Soul-Funk
1976 ● Kiss —— Destroyer ► Hard Rock
1977 ● Procol Harum —— Something Magic ► Prog Rock
1977 ● The Band —— Islands ► Folk-Rock
1977 ● Marvin Gaye —— Live At the London Palladium ► Soul
1982 ● Asia —— Asia ► Arena Rock
1988 ● Talking Heads —— Naked ► New Wave Art-Rock
1990 ● Robert Palmer —— Pretty Woman [Sndtrk] ► Adult Contemporary
1993 ● Coverdale-Page —— Coverdale-Page ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Sammy Hagar —— Unboxed ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Mötley Crüe —— Mötley Crüe ► Heavy Metal
1994 ● Matthew Sweet —— Son Of Altered Beast [EP] ► Power Pop
1999 ● Blur —— 13 ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop
2000 ● Buju Banton —— Rudeboys Inna Ghetto ► Dancehall Reggae
2005 ● Los Lobos —— Live At The Fillmore ► Roots Rock
2005 ● Eagles —— Eagles ► Country-Rock
2005 ● Steely Dan —— Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz With Steely Dan ► Jazz-Rock


March 16
1959 ● The Kingston Trio —— Stereo Concert ► Folk-Pop
1964 ● The Beach Boys —— Shut Down, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● Otis Redding & Carla Thomas —— King And Queen ► Soul
1968 ● Manfred Mann —— What A Mann ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● T. Rex —— Tanx ► Glam Rock
1976 ● Marvin Gaye —— I Want You ► Soul – Motown
1978 ● REO Speedwagon —— You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can’t Tuna Fish ► Arena Rock
1979 ● Bijelo Dugme —— Bitanga I Princeza ► Yugoslav Prog Rock
1979 ● The Fall —— Live At The Witch Trials ► Post-Punk
1981 ● The Who —— Face Dances ► British Rock
1988 ● The Smithereens —— Green Thoughts ► College Rock
1988 ● The Who —— Who’s Better, Who’s Best ► British Rock
1993 ● Kid Rock —— The Polyfuze Method ► Rap Rock
1995 ● The Cardigans —— Life ► Power Pop
1998 ● Morcheeba —— Big Clam ► Downtempo Trip-Hop
1998 ● Simple Minds —— Neapolis ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1999 ● Jeff Beck —— Who Else! ► Instrumental Rock
2004 ● Jackson Browne —— The Very Best Of Jackson Browne ► Folk-Rock
2012 ● Madonna —— MDNA ► Dance-Pop
2015 ● Mark Knopfler —— Tracker ► Roots Rock


March 17
1958 ● Bill Haley And His Comets —— Rockin’ Around The World ► Rock ‘n’ Roll
1967 ● Jackie DeShannon —— New Image ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● Grateful Dead —— The Grateful Dead ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO)
1969 ● The Rascals —— Freedom Suite ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1973 ● Pink Floyd —— The Dark Side Of The Moon ► Prog Rock
1977 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Works, Vol. 1 ► Prog. Rock
1978 ● Elvis Costello —— This Year’s Model ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1978 ● Generation X —— Generation X ► Punk Rock
1979 ● Bad Company —— Desolation Angels ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Depeche Mode —— Black Celebration ► Synth-Pop
1990 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Just Say Ozzy ► Hard Rock
1992 ● No Doubt —— No Doubt ► Ska-Pop
1992 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Never Enough ► Roots Rock
1992 ● k. d. lang —— Ingenue ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● No Doubt —— The Beacon Street Collection ► Ska-Pop
1992 ● Twisted Sister —— Big Hits and Nasty Cuts: The Best of Twisted Sister ► Hair Metal
1995 ● Elton John —— Made In England ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Hanson —— MMMBop ► Pop-Rock/Teen Pop
1997 ● The Dismemberment Plan —— The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified ► Post-Hardcore Punk
1998 ● Van Halen —— Van Halen III ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Paul McCartney —— Back In The World ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● Bryan Adams —— 11 ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● Van Morrison —— Keep It Simple [UK] ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Nick Lowe —— Quiet Please: The New Best Of Nick Lowe ► Pub Rock
2014 ● Rod Stewart —— Live 1976-1998: Tonight’s The Night ► Pop-Rock

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Albums Released This Week (February 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):


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


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


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


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


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


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


February 17
1967 ● John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers —— A Hard Road ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● The Temptations —— Cloud Nine ► Soul
1975 ● AC/DC —— High Voltage [Australia] ► Hard Rock
1975 ● John Lennon —— Rock ‘N’ Roll ► Pop-Rock
1976 ● Eagles —— Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) ► Country-Rock
1978 ● The Adverts —— Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts ► Punk-Rock
1978 ● Kate Bush —— The Kick Inside ► Art Rock
1980 ● Tommy Tutone —— Tommy Tutone ► Power Pop
1981 ● Eric Clapton —— Another Ticket ► Blues-Rock
1983 ● Willie Nelson —— Tougher Than Leather ► Outlaw Country
1984 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Budapest Live ► British Rock
1984 ● Thompson Twins —— Into The Gap ► Synth-Pop
1986 ● King Diamond —— Fatal Portrait ► Heavy Metal
1987 ● Lee Aaron —— Lee Aaron ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Heritage ► Soul-Funk
1994 ● Blink-182 —— Cheshire Cat ► Punk-Pop
1995 ● Massive Attack —— No Protection ► Trip-Hop
1997 ● Ash —— Live At The Wireless ► Punk-Pop
1997 ● Spirit —— Made In Germany ► Psychedelic Rock
1998 ● Blood Duster —— Str8 Outta Northcote ► Heavy/Grind Metal
2004 ● Family —— Live ► Hard Rock
2004 ● Indigo Girls —— All That We Let In ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Eagles —— New Zealand Concert ► Country-Rock

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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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