Monday, August 29, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (August 29 - September 4)

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):


Aug 29

Tony Bennett ------ A Time For Love ► Easy Listening >> 1966
The Supremes ------ Greatest Hits ► Soul - Motown >> 1967
Stevie Wonder ------ My Cherie Amour ► Pop-R&B >> 1969
The Rolling Stones ------ Gimme Shelter ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Split Enz ------ Dizrythmia ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1977
Warren Zevon ------ Sentimental Hygiene ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Elton John ------ Sleeping With The Past ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Rolling Stones ------ Steel Wheels ► Blues-Rock >> 1989
The Palace Brothers ------ Days In The Wake ► Indie Rock >> 1994
Heart ------ The Road Home ► Album Rock >> 1995
Sarah Brightman ------ La Luna ► Classical Crossover >> 2000


Aug 30

Bob Dylan ------ Highway 61 Revisited ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
The Byrds ------ Sweetheart Of The Rodeo ► Country-Rock >> 1968
The Beach Boys ------ Surf's Up ► Surfer >> 1971
The Rolling Stones ------ Tattoo You ► Rock n Roll >> 1981
Hughes/Thrall ------ Hughes/Thrall ► Hard Rock >> 1982
XTC ------ Mummer ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1983
Miami Sound Machine ------ Eyes Of Innocence ► Pop-Dance >> 1984
Boz Scaggs ------ Other Roads ► Pop-Soul >> 1988
REO Speedwagon ------ The Earth, A Small Man, His Dog And A Chicken ► Arena Rock >> 1990
Oasis ------ Definitely Maybe ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1994
Luis Miguel ------ Segundo Romance ► Latin Pop >> 1994
Herbert Grönemeyer ------ Mensch ► Pop-Rock/German >> 2002
Asia ------ Silent Nation ► Prog Rock >> 2004
Death Cab For Cutie ------ Plans ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2005


Aug 31

The Ventures ------ Going To The Ventures' Dance Party! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental >> 1962
The Supremes ------ Where Did Our Love Go? ► Soul - Motown >> 1964
Neil Young ------ After The Gold Rush ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
The Beach Boys ------ Sunflower ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Dr. John ------ The Sun, Moon & Herbs ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
The Rolling Stones ------ Goats Head Soup ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams ------ Live And More ► Disco >> 1978
The Gun Club ------ Fire Of Love ► Punk-Psychobilly >> 1981
Carly Simon ------ Hello Big Man ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Michael Jackson ------ Bad ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Charles & Eddie ------ Duophonic ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Mike Oldfield ------ Tubular Bells II ► Progressive Rock >> 1992
Garth Brooks ------ In Pieces ► Country-Pop >> 1993
The Divine Comedy ------ Fin de Siècle ► Brit Pop/Baroque Pop >> 1998
Dixie Chicks ------ Fly ► Country-Rock >> 1999


Sep 01

The Hollies ------ Hear! Here! ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers ------ Crusade ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Cat Stevens ------ Teaser And The Firecat ► Folk-Pop >> 1971
Grateful Dead ------ Blues For Allah ► Album Rock >> 1975
10cc ------ Bloody Tourists ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Styx ------ Pieces Of Eight ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1978
Jethro Tull ------ A ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Simple Minds ------ Empires And Dance ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1980
Hall & Oates ------ Private Eyes ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
David Bowie ------ Tonight ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Tina Turner ------ Break Every Rule ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
R.E.M. ------ Document ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1987
Mötley Crüe ------ Dr. Feelgood ► Heavy Metal >> 1989
Thomas Anders ------ Down On Sunset ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
The Ramones ------ Mondo Bizarro ► Punk-Rock >> 1992
Ace Of Base ------ Cruel Summer ► Euro-Dance Pop >> 1998


Sep 02

Brenda Lee ------ Too Many Rivers ► Country-Pop >> 1965
The Rolling Stones ------ Through The Past Darkly (Big Hits, Vol. 2) ► Blues-Rock >> 1969
Thin Lizzy ------ Bad Reputation ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Van Der Graaf ------ The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Ronnie Wood ------ 1234 ► Hard Rock >> 1981
The Moody Blues ------ The Present ► Prog Rock >> 1983
UB40 ------ Baggariddim ► Reggae-Pop >> 1985
Billy Joel ------ Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 (1973-1985) ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Jeffrey Osbourne ------ Emotional ► Soul-Pop >> 1986
Level 42 ------ Guaranteed ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1991
David Bowie ------ Tin Machine II ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Zard ------ Hold Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Sepultura ------ Chaos A.D. ► Heavy Metal >> 1993
The Blood Divine ------ Awaken ► Heavy Metal/Goth Metal >> 1996
Neneh Cherry ------ Man ► Trip Hop >> 1996
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Universal ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1996
Genesis ------ Calling All Stations ► Prog Rock >> 1997
Joe Jackson ------ Heaven & Hell ► Classical Pop >> 1997
Amon Amarth ------ The Avenger ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1999


Sep 03

Fleetwood Mac ------ Future Games ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Iron Maiden ------ Powerslave ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Judas Priest ------ Painkiller ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Rush ------ Roll The Bones ► Arena Rock >> 1991
Stevie Nicks ------ TimeSpace ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Blues Traveler ------ Travelers And Thieves ► Alt Country Rock >> 1991


Sep 04

The Rolling Stones ------ Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out ► Rock n Roll >> 1970
Queen ------ Queen ► Glam Rock >> 1973
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson ------ Winter In America ► Hip-Hop >> 1973
Meat Loaf ------ Dead Ringer ► Arena Rock >> 1981
The Who ------ It's Hard ► British Rock >> 1982
Donna Summer ------ Cats Without Claws ► Disco >> 1984
Love And Rockets ------ Love And Rockets ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1989
Dan Folgelberg ------ The Wild Places ► Country-Rock >> 1990
Sugar ------ Copper Blue ► Alt Rock >> 1992
Powderfinger ------ Odyssey Number Five ► Alt Rock >> 2000
System Of A Down ------ Toxicity ► Heavy Metal >> 2001

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