Monday, May 2, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (May 2 - 8)

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):


May 02

Rory Gallagher ------ Jinx ► Blues-Rock >> 1982
New Order ------ Power, Corruption & Lies ► Club/Dance >> 1983
Melissa Etheridge ------ Melissa Etheridge ► Roots Rock >> 1988
Ian Anderson ------ Divinities: Twelve Dances With God ► Prog Rock >> 1995
Asia ------ Rare ► Prog Rock >> 2000
Billy Joel ------ 2000 Years: The Millennium Concert ► Pop-Rock >> 2000
Primal Scream ------ XTRMNTR ► Indie Rock >> 2000


May 03

Sly & The Family Stone ------ Stand! ► Soul-Funk >> 1969
Status Quo ------ Quo ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Aerosmith ------ Rocks ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Modern English ------ After The Snow ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
The Cure ------ Pornography ► Post-Punk >> 1982
Queensrÿche ------ Operation: Mindcrime ► Heavy Metal >> 1988
Bruce Hornsby & The Range ------ Scenes From The Southside ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Living Color ------ Vivid ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Jawbox ------ Grippe ► Punk Rock/Post-Hardcore >> 1991
Traffic ------ Far From Home ► Prog Rock >> 1994
The Fall ------ Middle Class Revolt ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1994
The Allman Brothers Band ------ Where It All Begins ► Southern Rock >> 1994


May 04

Stevie Wonder ------ Up-Tight (Everything's Alright) ► Pop-R&B >> 1966
Yes ------ Yessongs ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Gentle Giant ------ Interview ► Prog Rock >> 1976
The Beatles ------ Live At The Hollywood Bowl ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Frank Zappa ------ Orchestral Favorites ► Art Rock >> 1979
Echo & The Bunnymen ------ Ocean Rain ► Post-Punk >> 1984
David Crosby ------ Thousand Roads ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Curtis Mayfield ------ Live In New York City ► Soul/Funk >> 1994
Black Label Society ------ Sonic Death ► Heavy Metal/Southern Rock >> 1999
David Crosby ------ Live ► Folk-Rock >> 2000


May 05

The Rascals ------ Peaceful World ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Paul Simon ------ There Goes Rhymin' Simon ► Folk-Pop >> 1973
The James Gang ------ Newborn ► Blues-Rock >> 1975
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ Stranger In Town ► Album Rock >> 1978
Saxon ------ Wheels Of Steel ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ Hard Promises ► Album Rock >> 1981
The Style Council ------ Home And Abroad ► Synth-Pop >> 1986
The Moody Blues ------ The Other Side Of Life ► Prog Rock >> 1986
Sonia ------ Everybody Knows ► Pop/MOR >> 1990
Neville Brothers ------ Family Groove ► Soul (New Orleans) >> 1992
Gregg Alexander ------ Intoxifornication ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1992
Meredith Brooks ------ Blurring The Edges ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1997
Paul McCartney ------ Flaming Pie ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Styx ------ Return To Paradise ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1997
Humble Pie ------ The Scrubbers Session ► Hard Rock >> 1997
ALL ------ Mass Nerder ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk >> 1998


May 06

Manfred Mann ------ The Mighty Quinn ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Poco ------ Poco ► Country-Rock >> 1970
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway ------ Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway ► Pop-Soul >> 1972
Camel ------ The Single Factor ► Prog Rock >> 1982
The Cure ------ Standing On A Beach ► Post-Punk >> 1986
Ash ------ 1977 [UK] ► Punk-Pop >> 1996
Hanson ------ Middle Of Nowhere ► Pop-Rock/Teen Pop >> 1997
The Bee Gees ------ Still Waters ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Joe Jackson/Graham Maby/Gary Burke ------ Summer In The City ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 2000


May 07

Elvis Presley ------ Today ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
The Human League ------ Hysteria ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
James Brown ------ Star Time ► Soul >> 1991
At The Gates ------ With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1993
Guttermouth ------ Teri Yakimoto ► Punk Rock >> 1996


May 08

The Jackson 5 ------ ABC ► Soul - Motown >> 1970
The Beatles ------ Let It Be ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Wishbone Ash ------ Argus ► Prog Rock >> 1972
The Kinks ------ Preservation Act 2 ► British Rock >> 1974
Michael Jackson ------ Farewell My Summer Love ► Pop-Soul >> 1984
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Legend ► Roots Reggae >> 1984
Paula Abdul ------ Shut Up And Dance ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Filter ------ Short Bus ► Industrial Rock >> 1995

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