Monday, May 9, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (May 9 - 15)

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 09

Paul Revere & The Raiders ------ Midnight Ride ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
The Carpenters ------ Now & Then ► Soft Rock >> 1973
Henry Cow ------ In Praise Of Learning ► Prog Rock/Avant-Garde >> 1975
The Style Council ------ Internationalists ► Synth-Pop >> 1985
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Big Daddy ► Roots Rock >> 1989
808 State ------ Ex:el ► Acid House >> 1991
Kenny G ------ The Very Best Of Kenny G ► Jazz-Pop >> 1994
Babes In Toyland ------ Nemesisters ► Hard Rock/Riot Grrl >> 1995
Bad Religion ------ The New America ► Punk Rock >> 2000
Neil Young ------ Living With War ► Folk-Rock >> 2006
Gnarls Barkley ------ St. Elsewhere ► Alt. Rap >> 2006
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ Stadium Arcadium ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 2006
Paul Simon ------ Surprise ► Folk-Pop >> 2006


May 10

Elton John ------ 11-17-70 ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Jethro Tull ------ Thick As A Brick ► Prog Rock >> 1972
The Birthday Party ------ Junkyard ► Post-Punk Goth Rock >> 1982
Duran Duran ------ Rio ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
Ministry ------ With Sympathy ► New Wave Synth-pop >> 1983
Twisted Sister ------ Stay Hungry ► Hair Metal >> 1984
Prince ------ Lovesexy ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Steelheart ------ Steelheart ► Hair Metal >> 1990
Blur ------ Modern Life Is Rubbish ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1993
Danielle Brisebois ------ Arrive All Over You ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1994
The Pretenders ------ Last Of The Independents ► Post-Punk >> 1994
Indigo Girls ------ Swamp Ophelia ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Dave Matthews Band ------ Stand Up ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2005


May 11

Small Faces ------ Small Faces ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1966
Various Artists ------ Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack And More ► Rock n Roll >> 1970
Hawkwind ------ The Space Ritual Alive In Liverpool And London ► Space Rock >> 1973
Wishbone Ash ------ Wishbone Four ► Prog Rock >> 1973
The Cure ------ Three Imaginary Boys ► Post-Punk >> 1979
Grace Jones ------ Nightclubbing ► Club-Dance/Post-Disco >> 1981
Eurythmics ------ Be Yourself Tonight ► Synth-Pop >> 1985
Bathory ------ Under The Sign Of The Black Mark ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1987
Stevie Nicks ------ The Other Side Of The Mirror ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Soundgarden ------ Screaming Life/Fopp ► Grunge >> 1990
New Order ------ Republic ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1993
Aimee Mann ------ Whatever ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
Ricky Martin ------ Ricky Martin ► Latin Dance-Pop >> 1999


May 12

Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Are You Experienced? [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
The Rolling Stones ------ Exile On Main Street ► Rock n Roll >> 1972
The Stranglers ------ Black And White ► Punk-Rock >> 1978
New Order ------ Low-Life ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Testament ------ The Ritual ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1992
The Black Crowes ------ The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion ► Southern Rock >> 1992
Garbage ------ Version 2.0 ► Art Rock >> 1998


May 13

Donna Summer ------ I Remember Yesterday ► Disco >> 1977
Roger Daltrey ------ One Of The Boys ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Rough Trade ------ Avoid Freud ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1980
Dire Straits ------ Brothers In Arms ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1985
Various Artists ------ Top Gun [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1986


May 14

Donovan ------ What's Bin Did And What's Been Hid ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
Neil Young With Crazy Horse ------ Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
The Carpenters ------ Carpenters ► Soft Rock >> 1971
AC/DC ------ High Voltage ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Heart ------ Little Queen ► Album Rock >> 1977
Peter Frampton ------ Breaking All The Rules ► Arena Rock >> 1981
The Clash ------ Combat Rock ► Punk >> 1982
Chicago ------ Chicago 17 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1984
Oleta Adams ------ Circle Of One ► Jazz-Pop >> 1990
The Bee Gees ------ High Civilization ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
EMF ------ Schubert Dip ► Synth-Pop >> 1991
Paula Abdul ------ Spellbound ► Dance-Pop >> 1991
Amorphis ------ Elegy ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1996
Def Leppard ------ Slang ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Bryan Adams ------ Spirit - Stallion Of The Cimarron [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 2002


May 15

King Crimson ------ In The Wake Of Poseidon ► Prog Rock >> 1970
The Beach Boys ------ Carl & The Passions - "So Tough" ► Surfer >> 1972
The Jackson 5 ------ Moving Violation ► Soul - Motown >> 1975
Squeeze ------ East Side Story ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
The Moody Blues ------ Long Distance Voyager ► Prog Rock >> 1981
The Creatures ------ Feast ► Alt Post-Punk/goth rock >> 1983
Night Ranger ------ Seven Wishes ► Hard Rock >> 1985
Mötley Crüe ------ Girls, Girls, Girls ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Dio ------ Lock Up The Wolves ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Opeth ------ Orchid ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal >> 1995
Bad Religion ------ No Substance ► Punk Rock >> 1998
Depeche Mode ------ Exciter ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
The Go-Go's ------ God Bless The Go-Go's ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
R.E.M. ------ Reveal ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
Wilco ------ Sky Blue Sky ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2007

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