Monday, February 28, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (February 28 - March 6)

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


Feb 28

The Miracles ------ Fabulous Miracles, The ► Soul - Motown >> 1963
Morrison, Van ------ Moondance ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Styx ------ Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1983
U2 ------ War ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
"Weird Al" Yankovic ------ In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody >> 1984
Queen ------ Works, The ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Eric Johnson ------ Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
AC/DC ------ Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Bruce Springsteen ------ Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 ► Heartland Rock >> 2006


Feb 29

The Fall ------ Frenz Experiment, The ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1988
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ------ BTNHResurrection ► Gangsta Rap >> 2000
Steely Dan ------ Two Against Nature ► Jazz-Rock >> 2000


Mar 01

Elvis Presley ------ Girl Happy ► Rock n Roll >> 1965
The Rascals ------ Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Deep Purple ------ Machine Head ► Heavy Metal >> 1972
Aerosmith ------ Get Your Wings ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Roxy Music ------ Manifesto ► Prog Rock >> 1979
Robert Hunter ------ Liberty ► Country-Rock >> 1988
Ocean Colour Scene ------ Ocean Colour Scene ► Brit Pop >> 1992
Beck ------ Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock >> 1994


Mar 02

The Doobie Brothers ------ Captain And Me, The ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Siouxsie & The Banshees ------ Through The Looking Glass ► Post-Punk Alt Rock >> 1987
The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy ------ Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury ► Alt Hip-Hop >> 1992
Apollo 440 ------ Electro Glide In Blue ► Electronic >> 1997
Madonna ------ Ray Of Light ► Dance-Pop >> 1998
Dimmu Borgir ------ Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999


Mar 03

Walker Brothers ------ Images ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Laura Nyro ------ Eli And The Thirteenth Confession ► Soft Rock >> 1968
Gary Glitter ------ Glitter ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Stevie Wonder ------ Music Of My Mind ► Pop-R&B >> 1972
Bad Company ------ Burnin' Sky ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Patti Smith ------ Easter ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Zappa in New York ► Art Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Sheik Yerbouti ► Art Rock >> 1979
Metallica ------ Master Of Puppets ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
The Firm ------ Mean Business ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Boogie Down Productions ------ Criminal Minded ► East Coast Rap >> 1987
David Byrne ------ Uh-Oh ► Prog Rock >> 1992
U2 ------ Pop ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
U2 ------ No Line On The Horizon ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2009


Mar 04

Gene Vincent ------ Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps ► Rock n Roll >> 1957
ABBA ------ Waterloo ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Police ------ Live At Zellerbach ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Beatles ------ Rarities ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Wang Chung ------ Huang Chung ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1982
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Dazzle Ships ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1983
Thin Lizzy ------ Thunder And Lightning ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Spandau Ballet ------ True ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1983
Julian Cope ------ Peggy Suicide ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
The Auteurs ------ After Murder Park ► Glam Rock >> 1996


Mar 05

The Kinks ------ Kinda Kinks [UK] ► British Invasion >> 1965
Paul Revere & The Raiders ------ Hard 'N' Heavy (With Marshmellow) ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Jimi Hendrix ------ Cry Of Love, The ► Ballad >> 1971
Charlie Daniels Band ------ Windows ► Southern Rock >> 1982
Yngwie Malmsteen ------ Rising Force ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
The Beloved ------ Happiness ► Brit Pop/Dance-Pop >> 1990
Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. ------ New Funky Nation ► G-Funk >> 1990
Morrissey ------ Kill Uncle ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Gravity Kills ------ Gravity Kills ► Industrial Electronica >> 1996
Humble Pie ------ Live At The Whisky A Go-Go '69 ► Hard Rock >> 2002


Mar 06

The Temptations ------ Temptations Live! ► Soul >> 1967
The United States Of America ------ United States Of America, The ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
The Temptations ------ Psychedelic Shack ► Soul - Motown >> 1970
Janet Jackson ------ Control ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
Rod Stewart ------ Downtown Train ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
EMF ------ Cha Cha Cha ► Synth-Pop >> 1995
Aerosmith ------ Just Push Play ► Hard Rock >> 2001

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