Monday, May 23, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (May 23 - 29)

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 23

Marvin Gaye ------ Moods Of Marvin Gaye ► Soul - Motown >> 1966
Cilla Black ------ Surround Yourself With Cilla ► Pop/Merseybeat >> 1969
The Who ------ Tommy ► British Rock >> 1969
Rory Gallagher ------ Rory Gallagher ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
The Jackson 5 ------ Lookin' Through The Windows ► Soul - Motown >> 1972
Elton John ------ Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Diana Ross ------ The Boss ► Disco >> 1979
Kiss ------ Dynasty ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Graham Parker ------ The Up Escalator ► Pub Rock >> 1980
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Confrontation ► Roots Reggae >> 1983
Rod Stewart ------ Out Of Order ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts ------ Up Your Alley ► Hard Rock >> 1988
The Ramones ------ Brain Drain ► Punk-Rock >> 1989
Wang Chung ------ The Warmer Side Of Cool ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1989
Stevie Nicks ------ Street Angel ► Pop-Rock >> 1994
Chris Isaak ------ Forever Blue ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1995
Bad Brains ------ God Of Love ► Post-Punk/Hardcore >> 1995
Squirrel Nut Zippers ------ The Inevitable ► Swing Revival >> 1995
Chicago ------ Night & Day ► Big Band >> 1995
Don Henley ------ Inside Job ► Pop-Rock >> 2000
Matchbox Twenty ------ Mad Season ► Alt. Rock >> 2000
Eminem ------ The Marshall Mathers LP ► Hip-Hop >> 2000
XTC ------ Wasp Star: Apple Venus, Vol. 2 ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 2000
Jeff Beck ------ Official Bootleg USA '06 ► Instrumental Rock >> 2007


May 24

The Small Faces ------ Ogden's Nut Gone Flake ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
Robert Hunter ------ Tales Of The Great Rum Runners ► Country-Rock >> 1974
AC/DC ------ Who Made Who ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Van Halen ------ OU812 ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Camper Van Beethoven ------ Our Beloved ► Punk-Folk-Ska Fusion >> 1988
ABBA ------ More ABBA Gold: More ABBA Hits ► Euro-Pop >> 1993
Jimmy Buffett ------ Fruitcakes ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
The Beastie Boys ------ Ill Communication ► Rap >> 1994
Jeru The Damaja ------ The Sun Rises In The East ► East Coast Rap >> 1994


May 25

Young-Holt Unlimited ------ Oh, Girl ► Pop-Soul >> 1972
Mike Oldfield ------ Tubular Bells ► Instrumental >> 1973
David Gilmour ------ David Gilmour [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1978
AC/DC ------ Powerage ► Hard Rock >> 1978
Spandau Ballet ------ Diamond ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1982
Queen ------ Hot Space ► Glam Rock >> 1982
Dio ------ Holy Diver ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Spandau Ballet ------ Parade ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1984
Death ------ Scream Bloody Gore ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1987
Jeff Healey Band ------ Hell To Pay ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
Mellow Man Ace ------ The Brother With Two Tongues ► Latin Rap/House >> 1992
Donald Fagen ------ Kamakiriad ► Jazz-Rock >> 1993
Marc Cohn ------ The Rainy Season ► Adult Contemporary >> 1993
Anthrax ------ The Sound Of White Noise ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1993
Talisman ------ Humanimal ► Hard Rock >> 1994
The Pietasters ------ Ooloodoo ► Ska/Soul >> 1995
Tricky ------ Angels With Dirty Faces ► Electronic Trip-Hop >> 1998
Anti-Flag ------ A New Kind Of Army ► Punk Rock >> 1999


May 26

The Mothers Of Invention ------ Absolutely Free ► Art Rock >> 1967
George Harrison ------ Electronic Sound ► Art-Rock >> 1969
The Supremes ------ Let The Sunshine In ► Soul - Motown >> 1969
John Lennon & Yoko Ono ------ Unfinished Music, No. 2: Life With The Lions ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Poco ------ Rose of Cimarron ► Country-Rock >> 1976
The Cure ------ Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me ► Post-Punk >> 1987
Los Lobos ------ Kiko ► Roots Rock >> 1992
The Jam ------ Direction Reaction Creation ► Punk-Rock >> 1997
The B-52's ------ Time Capsule ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1998


May 27

Bob Dylan ------ The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 1963
Paul McCartney & Wings ------ Venus And Mars ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Aretha Franklin ------ Sparkle [Sndtrk] ► Soul >> 1976
Neil Young ------ American Stars 'N Bars ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
Dixie Dregs ------ Free Fall ► Jazz-Rock >> 1977
Mike Oldfield ------ Crises ► Progressive Rock >> 1983
Turbonegro ------ Ass Cobra ► Heavy Metal/Pop Metal >> 1997
Snot ------ Get Some ► Punk Metal/Funk Metal >> 1997
Led Zeppelin ------ How The West Was Won ► Hard Rock >> 2003


May 28

Graham Nash ------ Songs For Beginners ► Folk-Rock >> 1971
Peter Frampton ------ I'm In You ► Arena Rock >> 1977
Cat Stevens ------ Izitso ► Folk-Pop >> 1977
Chic ------ I Paralyze ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Glenn Frey ------ No Fun Aloud ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
The Jacksons ------ 2300 Jackson Street ► Soul/pop >> 1989
Electronic ------ Electronic ► Alt Dance/House >> 1991
The Smashing Pumpkins ------ Gish ► Hard Rock >> 1991


May 29

Crosby, Stills & Nash ------ Crosby, Stills & Nash ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Amy Grant ------ Amy Grant In Concert ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1981
Warlock ------ Hellbound ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal >> 1985
Chris De Burgh ------ Into The Light ► Soft Rock >> 1986
John Hiatt ------ Bring The Family ► Roots Rock >> 1987
Concrete Blonde ------ Bloodletting ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1990
Dismember ------ Like An Ever Flowing Stream ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1991
Teenage Fanclub ------ Grand Prix ► Power Pop >> 1995
Bright Eyes ------ Fevers And Mirrors ► Indie Rock/Pop-Rock >> 2000

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