Monday, October 24, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (October 24 - 30)

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):


Oct 24

Grateful Dead ------ Grateful Dead (Live Skull & Roses) ► Country-Rock >> 1971
John Lennon ------ Shaved Fish ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Roxy Music ------ Siren ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Cheap Trick ------ All Shook Up ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1980
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Organisation ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1980
Billy Idol ------ Don't Stop ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Stryper ------ To Hell With The Devil ► Heavy Metal/Christian >> 1986
Dead Can Dance ------ The Serpent's Egg ► Folk-Pop >> 1988
Silver Jews ------ Starlite Walker ► Alt Rock/Indie Rock >> 1994
The Pretenders ------ The Isle Of View ► Post-Punk >> 1995
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ It's A Mystery ► Album Rock >> 1995
Simply Red ------ Life ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
The Smashing Pumpkins ------ Melon Collie And The Infinite Sadness ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Anthrax ------ Stomp 442 ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1995
Linkin Park ------ Hybrid Theory ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Christina Aguilera ------ My Kind Of Christmas ► Dance-Pop >> 2000


Oct 25

Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Electric Ladyland [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
Pink Floyd ------ Ummagumma ► Prog Rock >> 1969
Chicago ------ At Carnegie Hall, Vol. 1-4 (Chicago IV) ► Jazz-Rock >> 1971
The Doors ------ Other Voices ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Jeff Beck ------ Rough And Ready ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Poco ------ A Good Feelin' to Know ► Country-Rock >> 1972
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Natty Dread ► Roots Reggae >> 1974
Paul Simon ------ Still Crazy After All These Years ► Folk-Pop >> 1975
Al Di Meola ------ Land Of The Midnight Sun ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1976
Joe Walsh ------ You Can't Argue With A Sick Mind ► Blues-Rock >> 1976
Aretha Franklin ------ Aretha ► Soul >> 1980
The Cars ------ Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Howard Jones ------ One To One ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1986
The Traveling Wilburys ------ Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Frank Zappa ------ You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 2 ► Art Rock >> 1988
Joni Mitchell ------ Turbulent Indigo ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Madonna ------ Bedtime Stories ► Dance-Pop >> 1994
Bob Seger ------ Greatest Hits ► Album Rock >> 1994
Common Sense ------ Resurrection ► Underground Rap >> 1994
Madonna ------ Evita [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop >> 1996
The Brian Jones Massacre ------ Thank God For Mental Illness ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1996
Faithless ------ Sunday 8PM/Saturday 3AM ► Trip-hop/Dance >> 1999
Bette Midler ------ Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook ► Female Vocalist >> 2005
Aerosmith ------ Rockin' The Joint ► Hard Rock >> 2005


Oct 26

Sam & Dave ------ Soul Men ► Soul >> 1967
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye ------ Diana & Marvin ► Soul >> 1973
Neil Diamond ------ Serenade ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Fall ------ Dragnet ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1979
Pat Benatar ------ In The Heat Of The Night ► Hard Rock >> 1979
J. Geils Band ------ Freeze-Frame ► Blues-Rock >> 1981
Gary Numan ------ Berserker ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1984
Meat Loaf ------ Live At Wembley ► Arena Rock >> 1987
Hooters ------ Zig Zag ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Velvet Underground ------ Live MCMXCIII ► Alt. Rock >> 1993
10,000 Maniacs ------ MTV Unplugged ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
The Cure ------ Paris ► Post-Punk >> 1993
Blur ------ The Special Collectors Edition ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1994
Napalm Death ------ Words From The Exit Wound [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore >> 1998
Akinyele ------ Aktapuss ► Dirty Rap >> 1999
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ------ Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock >> 1999


Oct 27

Ten Years After ------ Ten Years After ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Johnny Winter ------ Second Winter ► Blues-Rock >> 1969
Ten Years After ------ A Space In Time ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Stevie Wonder ------ Talking Book ► Pop-R&B >> 1972
Angel ------ Angel ► Heavy Metal >> 1975
Bobby Womack ------ Safety Zone ► Smooth Soul >> 1975
Motörhead ------ Bomber ► Heavy Metal >> 1979
Hawkwind ------ Levitation ► Space Rock >> 1980
Ringo Starr ------ Stop And Smell The Roses ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Prince ------ 1999 ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
George Harrison ------ Gone Troppo ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Bob Dylan ------ Infidels ► Folk-Rock >> 1983
Celtic Frost ------ To Mega Therion ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
XTC ------ Skylarking ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1986
Robbie Robertson ------ Robbie Robertson ► Roots Rock >> 1987
Neil Young ------ Harvest Moon ► Folk-Rock >> 1992
Jefferson Airplane ------ Jefferson Airplane Loves You ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1992
AC/DC ------ Live ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Michael Nesmith ------ Tropical Campfires ► Country-Rock >> 1992
John Lennon ------ Lennon Legend: The Very Best Of JoHn Lennon ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Simon & Garfunkel ------ Old Friends ► Folk-Pop >> 1997
The Afghan Whigs ------ 1965 ► Post-Punk >> 1998
Bryan Adams ------ On A Day Like Today ► Pop-Rock >> 1998
R.E.M. ------ Up ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1998
The Haunted ------ Made Me Do It ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 2000
Stephen Stills ------ Live At Shepherd's Bush ► Folk-Rock >> 2009
Spandau Ballet ------ Once More ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 2009


Oct 28

The Kinks ------ Face To Face ► British Rock >> 1966
Neil Young ------ Decade ► Blues-Rock >> 1977
Rush ------ Hemispheres ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1978
Neil Young & Crazy Horse ------ Re-ac-tor ► Folk-Rock >> 1981
Bob Dylan ------ Biograph ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Oingo Boingo ------ Dead Man's Party ► New Wave Ska-Pop >> 1985
Iron Maiden ------ Somewhere In Time ► Heavy Metal >> 1996
Deborah Harry ------ Def, Dumb & Blonde ► New Eave Dance-Pop >> 1989
Richard Marx ------ Rush Street ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1991
Genesis ------ We Can't Dance ► Prog Rock >> 1991
Bob Dylan ------ World Gone Wrong ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Millencolin ------ Tiny Toons ► Euro-punk >> 1994
The Beatles ------ Anthology 3 ► Pop-Rock >> 1996
Michael McDonald ------ Blue Obsession ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1997
Kiss ------ Carnival Of Souls: The Final Sessions ► Hard Rock >> 1997
The Aquabats ------ The Fury Of The Aquabats ► Ska-Punk Revival >> 1997
Dave Matthews Band ------ Live At Red Rocks 8.15.95 ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
Asia ------ Live in Koln ► Prog Rock >> 1997
The Moody Blues ------ December ► Prog Rock >> 2003
The Cure ------ 4:13 Dream ► Post-Punk >> 2008


Oct 29

The Beach Boys ------ Surfin' Safari ► Hot Rod >> 1962
Neil Diamond ------ The Feel Of Neil Diamond ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
The Byrds ------ Ballad Of Easy Rider ► Country-Rock >> 1969
Dave Mason ------ It's Like You Never Left ► Prog Rock >> 1973
David Bowie ------ David Live ► Glam Rock >> 1974
Frank Zappa ------ Zoot Allures ► Art Rock >> 1976
ABBA ------ Greatest Hits Vol. 2 ► Euro-Pop >> 1979
Neil Young ------ Hawks & Doves ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
Pat Benatar ------ Get Nervous ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Bryan Adams ------ Reckless ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Frankie Goes To Hollywood ------ Welcome To The Pleasuredome ► New Wave Club/Dance >> 1984
Rush ------ Power Windows ► Arena Rock >> 1985
The Beautiful South ------ Choke ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1990
Freddie Jackson ------ Do Me Again ► Soul >> 1990
Paul McCartney ------ Tripping The Live Fantastic ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
Paul McCartney ------ Choba b CCCP [US] ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
The New York Rock And Soul Revue ------ Live At The Beacon ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Big Daddy Kane ------ Prince Of Darkness ► Golden Age Rap >> 1991
Wilco ------ Being There ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1996
Earth, Wind & Fire ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Soul-Funk >> 1996
Ghostface Killah ------ Ironman ► Rap-soul >> 1996
Yes ------ Keys To The Ascension ► Prog Rock >> 1996
Nirvana ------ Nirvana ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2002


Oct 30

The Temptations ------ The Temptations Christmas Card ► Soul - Motown >> 1970
Elton John ------ Tumbleweed Connection ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
The Who ------ Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy ► British Rock >> 1971
Pink Floyd ------ Meddle ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Stevie Wonder ------ Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants ► Pop-R&B >> 1979
Spandau Ballet ------ Journeys To Glory ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1981
Mercyful Fate ------ Melissa ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Anthrax ------ Spreading The Disease ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1985
George Michael ------ Faith ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Joe Satriani ------ Flying In A Blue Dream ► Instrumental >> 1989
Wet Wet Wet ------ Holding Back The River ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1989
Jimmy Buffett ------ Feeding Frenzy ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Roxy Music ------ Heart Still Beating ► Prog Rock >> 1990
Big Daddy Kane ------ Taste Of Chocolate ► Golden Age Rap >> 1990
Pulp ------ Different Class ► Britpop >> 1995
Blur ------ Blur: The Best Of ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 2000
Michael Jackson ------ Invincible ► Dance-Pop >> 2001
Eagles ------ Long Road Out Of Eden ► Country-Rock >> 2007

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