Monday, April 11, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (April 11 - 17)

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


Apr 11

Creedence Clearwater Revival ------ Mardi Gras ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
The Beach Boys ------ Love You ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Savatage ------ Sirens ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1983
The Who ------ Two's Missing ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Butthole Surfers ------ Hairway To Steven ► Post-Punk Hardcore >> 1988
Celtic Frost ------ Vanity/Nemesis ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Pavement ------ Wowee Zowee ► Garage Rock >> 1995
Bad Manners ------ Special Brew ► Ska Revival >> 2000
Asia ------ Phoenix ► Prog Rock >> 2008


Apr 12

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ------ Dance Party ► Soul - Motown >> 1965
The Supremes ------ We Remember Sam Cooke ► Soul - Motown >> 1965
The Jackson 5 ------ Maybe Tomorrow ► Soul - Motown >> 1971
Stevie Wonder ------ Where I'm Coming From ► Pop-R&B >> 1971
Stephen Stills & Manassas ------ Manassas ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
J. Geils Band ------ Bloodshot ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Poco ------ Seven ► Country-Rock >> 1974
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ American Fool ► Roots Rock >> 1982
Bruce Springsteen ------ In Concert/MTV Unplugged ► Album Rock >> 1993
Rush ------ Grace Under Pressure ► Arena Rock >> 1984
Cheap Trick ------ Lap Of Luxury ► Arena Rock >> 1988
Neil Young ------ This Note's For You ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
All-4-One ------ All-4-One ► Contemporary Soul >> 1994
Hole ------ Live Through This ► Grunge >> 1994
Widespread Panic ------ Light Fuse, Get Away ► Southern Rock >> 1998
Nightmares On Wax ------ Carboot Soul ► Electronic/Trip Hop >> 1999


Apr 13

Diana Ross & The Supremes ------ Farewell ► Soul >> 1970
David Bowie ------ Aladdin Sane ► Glam Rock >> 1973
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Catch A Fire ► Roots Reggae >> 1973
Michael Jackson ------ Music & Me ► Soul Ballad >> 1973
Thin Lizzy ------ Black Rose: A Rock Legend ► Hard Rock >> 1979
R.E.M. ------ Murmur ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
Johnny Cash ------ Johnny Cash Is Coming To Town ► Trad Country >> 1987
Fleetwood Mac ------ Tango In The Night ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Glass Tiger ------ Diamond Sun ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Cross ------ Shove It ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Chris Isaak ------ San Francisco Days ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
The Ataris ------ Blue Skies, Broken Hearts…Next 12 Exits ► Pop-Punk >> 1999


Apr 14

Gentle Giant ------ Three Friends ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Judas Priest ------ British Steel ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Iron Maiden ------ Iron Maiden ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Van Halen ------ Diver Down ► Hard Rock >> 1982
David Bowie ------ Let's Dance ► Glam Rock >> 1983
Cocteau Twins ------ Victorialand ► Folk-Rock >> 1986
Chaka Khan ------ The Woman I Am ► Soul-Funk >> 1992
ZZ Top ------ Greatest Hits ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Cast ------ Mother Nature Calls ► Britpop >> 1997
Converge ------ When Forever Comes Crashing ► Punk/Metalcore >> 1998


Apr 15

Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells ------ Together ► Soul - Motown >> 1964
The Rolling Stones ------ Aftermath ► Rock n Roll >> 1966
Al Green ------ Green Is Blues ► Soul (Southern) >> 1970
Grand Funk Railroad ------ Survival ► Hard Rock >> 1971
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Second Helping ► Southern Rock >> 1974
The Stranglers ------ Rattus Norvegicus ► Punk-Rock >> 1977
Billy Ocean ------ Love Zone ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
The Doobie Brothers ------ Brotherhood ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Savage Garden ------ Savage Garden ► Dance-Pop >> 1997
Buck-O-Nine ------ Twenty-Eight Teeth ► Ska-Punk >> 1997
Depeche Mode ------ Ultra ► Synth-Pop >> 1997
Bran Van 3000 ------ Glee ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
ZZ Top ------ Mescalero ► Blues-Rock >> 2003
Fleetwood Mac ------ Say You Will ► Pop-Rock >> 2003


Apr 16

The Rolling Stones ------ Rolling Stones, The ► Rock n Roll >> 1964
Bert Jansch ------ Bert Jansch ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
Donovan ------ A Gift From A Flower To A Garden [UK] ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Minnie Riperton ------ Come To My Garden ► Soul-pop >> 1970
Klaus Schulze ------ Moondawn ► Space Rock >> 1976
The Damned ------ Damned, Damned, Damned ► Punk-Rock >> 1977
The Band ------ The Last Waltz ► Folk-Rock >> 1978
Poco ------ Inamorata ► Country-Rock >> 1984
Bathory ------ Hammerheart ► Heavy Metal/Viking Metal >> 1990
Chris Rea ------ Auberge ► Album Rock >> 1991
Brooks & Dunn ------ Borderline ► Country-Rock >> 1996
Echo & The Bunnymen ------ What Are You Going To Do With Your Life? ► Post-Punk >> 1999


Apr 17

Dusty Springfield ------ A Girl Called Dusty ► British Invasion >> 1964
Ten Years After ------ Cricklewood Green ► Blues-Rock >> 1970
Peter Frampton ------ Wind Of Change ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
Eagles ------ Desperado ► Country-Rock >> 1973
Stiff Little Fingers ------ Go For It ► Punk-Rock >> 1981
Motörhead ------ Iron Fist ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1982
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Murder Ballads ► Alt Rock >> 1990
Rick Wakeman ------ Silent Nights ► Art-Rock >> 1991
Rick Wakeman ------ Time Machine ► Prog Rock >> 1991

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