Monday, October 3, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (October 3 - 9)

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 03

The Kingston Trio ------ The Last Month Of The Year ► Folk-Pop >> 1960
Merle Haggard ------ Mama Tried ► Classic Country >> 1968
The Who ------ The Who By Numbers ► British Rock >> 1975
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis In Concert ► Adult Contemporary >> 1977
The Police ------ Zenyatta Mondatta ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
Diamond Head ------ Lightning To The Nations ► Heavy Metal (Brit New Wave) >> 1980
Lindsey Buckingham ------ Law And Order ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Genesis ------ Genesis ► Prog Rock >> 1983
Keith Richards ------ Talk Is Cheap ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Tracy Chapman ------ Crossroads ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville ------ Cry Like A Rainstorm - Howl Like The Wind ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Otis Day & The Knights ------ Shout ► Soul >> 1989
Blind Guardian ------ Tales From The Twilight World ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1990
The Cranberries ------ No Need To Argue ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1994
Mariah Carey ------ Daydream ► Pop-Rock >> 1995
Radiohead ------ Kid A ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2000
Luis Miguel ------ Vivo ► Latin Pop >> 2000
Paul Simon ------ You're The One ► Folk-Pop >> 2000


Oct 04

Frank Zappa ------ 200 Motels ► Art Rock >> 1971
Rod Stewart ------ Smiler ► Album Rock >> 1974
Elton John ------ Rock Of The Westies ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Hall & Oates ------ H20 ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
The Associates ------ Sulk ► New Wave/New Romantic >> 1982
Jefferson Starship ------ Winds Of Change ► Arena Rock >> 1982
Barbra Streisand ------ Emotion ► Easy Listening >> 1984
Savatage ------ Streets: A Rock Opera ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1991
Entombed ------ Wolverine Blues ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1993
Accept ------ Death Row ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal >> 1994
Robbie Robertson & The Red Road Ensemble ------ Music For The Native Americans ► Roots Rock >> 1994
Little Feat ------ Barnstormin' Live, Vol. 2 ► Southern Rock >> 2005


Oct 05

Muddy Waters ------ Electric Mud ► Electric Blues >> 1968
Pink Floyd ------ Atom Heart Mother ► Prog Rock >> 1970
Led Zeppelin ------ Led Zeppelin III ► Hard Rock >> 1970
Elton John ------ Goodbye Yellow Brick Road ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
The Rolling Stones ------ No Stone Unturned ► Blues-rock >> 1973
Joe Jackson ------ I'm The Man ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Who ------ Quadrophenia [Sndtrk] ► British Rock >> 1979
The Police ------ Reggatta De Blanc ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
Saxon ------ Denim And Leather ► Heavy Metal >> 1981
Einstürzende Neubatuten ------ Kollaps ► Industrial Electronica >> 1981
Depeche Mode ------ Speak & Spell ► Synth-Pop >> 1981
Belinda Carlisle ------ Heaven On Earth ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Terence Trent D'Arby ------ Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby ► Pop-R&B >> 1987
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Legend ► Southern Rock >> 1987
Galaxie 500 ------ This Is Our Music ► Dream Pop >> 1990
American Music Club ------ Everclear ► Roots Rock >> 1991
Heart ------ Rock The House Live! ► Album Rock >> 1991
Bonnie Tyler ------ Angel Heart ► Pop Vocals (Female) >> 1992
Uncle Tupelo ------ Anodyne ► Alt. Country >> 1993
The Afghan Whigs ------ Gentlemen ► Post-Punk >> 1993
Def Leppard ------ Retro Active ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Siouxsie And The Banshees ------ Twice Upon A Time: The Singles ► Alt. Rock >> 1992
Melissa Etheridge ------ Your Little Secret ► Roots Rock >> 1999
Ash ------ Nu-Clear Sounds [UK] ► Punk-Pop >> 1998
XTC ------ Homespun ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1999
R.E.M. ------ Around The Sun ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2004
Son Volt ------ Okemah & The Melody Of Riot ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2006


Oct 06

Genesis ------ Foxtrot ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Rachel Sweet ------ Fool Around ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
Lionel Richie ------ Lionel Richie ► Soul-Dance >> 1982
George Strait ------ Right Or Wrong ► Classic Country >> 1983
Metal Church ------ The Dark ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1986
A-Ha ------ Scoundrel Days ► New Wave/Synth-Pop >> 1986
R.E.M. ------ Automatic For The People ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1992
Joan Baez ------ Play Me Backwards ► Folk-Pop >> 1992
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Songs Of Freedom ► Roots Reggae >> 1992
Aphex Twin ------ Come To Daddy ► Eletronica - Dark Ambient >> 1997
Manu Chao ------ Clandestino ► Latin Reggae >> 1998
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ John Mellencamp ► Roots Rock >> 1998
Son Volt ------ Wide Swing Tremelo ► Alt. Country-rock >> 1998
Kiss ------ Sonic Boom ► Hard Rock >> 2009


Oct 07

The Beach Boys ------ Little Deuce Coupe ► Pop-Rock >> 1963
Dire Straits ------ Dire Straits ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1978
Heart ------ Dog & Butterfly ► Album Rock >> 1978
Loverboy ------ Get Lucky ► Arena Rock >> 1981
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Uh-Huh ► Roots Rock >> 1983
Slayer ------ Reign In Blood ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
Talking Heads ------ True Stories ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1986
Exodus ------ Pleasures Of The Flesh ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Leonard Cohen ------ More Of The Best Of Leonard Cohen ► Folk-RocK >> 1997
Jimmy Buffett ------ Live In Auburn, WA ► Folk-Rock >> 2003
The Pretenders ------ Break Up The Concrete ► Post-Punk >> 2008


Oct 08

Dusty Springfield ------ Everything Coming Up Dusty ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
Hawkwind ------ In Search Of Space ► Space Rock >> 1971
The Move ------ Message From The Country ► Pop Psychedelic >> 1971
Billy Preston ------ Music Is My Life ► Funk >> 1972
Prince ------ Dirty Mind ► Dance-Pop >> 1980
Talking Heads ------ Remain In Light ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1980
Mike Love ------ Looking Back With Love ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Joy Division ------ Still ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Diamond Head ------ Borrowed Time ► Heavy Metal (Brit New Wave) >> 1982
Madness ------ Presents The Rise & Fall ► Ska >> 1982
The Fall ------ The Wonderful And Frightening World Of The Fall ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1984
Van Morrison ------ Enlightenment ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Ringo Starr ------ Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band… ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
Eric Clapton ------ 24 Nights ► Blues-Rock >> 1991
Soundgarden ------ Badmotorfinger ► Grunge >> 1991
Primal Scream ------ Screamadelica ► Indie Rock >> 1991
Pixies ------ Trompe Le Monde ► Garage Rock >> 1991
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Whenever We Wanted ► Roots Rock >> 1991
Robert Earl Keen, Jr. ------ A Bigger Piece Of Sky ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Jimmy Buffett ------ Christmas Island ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Chemlab ------ East Side Militia ► Industrial Rock >> 1996
Colin James ------ National Steel ► Blues-Rock >> 1997
Bon Jovi ------ Bounce ► Arena Rock >> 2002
Slaughter ------ Then and Now: Slaughter ► Hair Metal >> 2002


Oct 09

The Carpenters ------ Ticket To Ride ► Soft Rock >> 1969
Cream ------ Heavy Cream ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
Ashford & Simpson ------ Send It ► Disco >> 1977
Judas Priest ------ Killing Machine ► Heavy Metal >> 1978
Judas Priest ------ Hell Bent For Leather ► Heavy Metal >> 1978
Boomtown Rats ------ The Fine Art Of Surfacing ► New Wave Post-Punk >> 1979
Armored Saint ------ March Of The Saint ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Devo ------ Shout ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1984
KBC Band ------ KBC Band ► Album Rock >> 1986
Bruce Springsteen ------ Tunnel Of Love ► Album Rock >> 1987
The Psychedelic Furs ------ Book Of Days ► New Wave Post-Punk >> 1989
Styx ------ Edge Of The Century ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1990
Mary Chapin Carpenter ------ Shooting Straight In The Dark ► Country-Folk >> 1990
Placebo ------ Black Market Music ► Alt Rock/Glam Punk >> 2000
Godspeed You Black Emperor! ------ Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven ► Instrumental/Experimental >> 2000

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