Monday, January 16, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (January 16 - 22)

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):


Jan 16

ZZ Top ------ ZZ Top's First Album ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Blue Öyster Cult ------ Blue Öyster Cult ► Metal >> 1972
Michael Jackson ------ Forever, Michael ► Soul >> 1975
The Temptations ------ A Song For You ► Soul - Motown >> 1975
Bob Dylan ------ Desire ► Folk-Rock >> 1976
Wang Chung ------ Points On The Curve ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1984
Peter Murphy ------ Deep ► Goth Rock >> 1990
Joan Jett ------ The Hit List ► Hard Rock >> 1990
The Knack ------ Serious Fun ► Power Pop >> 1991
Siouxsie And The Banshees ------ The Rapture ► Alt. Rock >> 1995
Cibo Matto ------ Viva! La Woman ► Trip Hop >> 1996
America ------ Here & Now ► Folk-Rock >> 2007


Jan 17

Simon & Garfunkel ------ Sounds Of Silence ► Folk-Pop >> 1966
Aretha Franklin ------ Soul '69 ► Soul >> 1969
Joni Mitchell ------ Court And Spark ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Bob Dylan ------ Planet Waves ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Bob Dylan ------ Blood On The Tracks ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
John Foxx ------ Metamatic ► New Wave Electronic Pop >> 1980
Black Sabbath ------ Live Evil ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Smokey Robinson ------ Yes It's You Lady ► Soul - Motown >> 1983
Sting ------ The Soul Cages ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Green Day ------ Kerplunk ► Alt. Rock >> 1992
The Roots ------ Do You Want More?!!!??! ► Jazz Rap >> 1995
Explosions In The Sky ------ How Strange, Innocense ► Instrumental >> 2000
Pearl Jam ------ Live On Ten Legs ► Hard Rock >> 2011


Jan 18

Smokey Robinson ------ Deep In My Soul ► Soul/Quiet Storm >> 1977
Diana Ross ------ An Evening With Diana Ross ► Soul - Motown >> 1977
Gentle Giant ------ Playing The Fool ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Warren Zevon ------ Excitable Boy ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Sheena Easton ------ Take My Time ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Jean-Luc Ponty ------ Mystical Adventures ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1982
Bryan Adams ------ Cuts Like A Knife ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Soul Asylum ------ Made To Be Broken ► Alt. Rock/Garage Rock >> 1986
AC/DC ------ Blow Up Your Video ► Hard Rock >> 1988
ZZ Top ------ Antenna ► Blues-Rock >> 1994
Mark Lanegan ------ Whiskey For The Holy Ghost ► Roots Rock >> 1994
Gotthard ------ G. ► Hard Rock >> 1996


Jan 19

The Manhattan Transfer ------ Pastiche ► Jazz-Pop >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Sleep Dirt ► Art Rock >> 1979
The Pretenders ------ Pretenders ► Post-Punk >> 1980
Styx ------ Paradise Theater ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1981
Megadeth ------ So Far, So Good…So What! ► Heavy Metal >> 1988
Fairport Convention ------ Jewel In The Crown ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
Roanne Cash ------ The Wheel ► Country-Folk >> 1993
Extreme ------ Waiting For The Punchline ► Pop-Metal >> 1995


Jan 20

The Beatles ------ Meet the Beatles! ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
The Rolling Stones ------ Between the Buttons [UK] ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Jerry Garcia ------ Garcia ► Album Rock >> 1972
Jimmy Buffett ------ Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
Gerry Rafferty ------ City To City ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Journey ------ Infinity ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1978
XTC ------ White Music ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
The Oak Ridge Boys ------ American Made ► Country-Pop >> 1983
Def Leppard ------ Pyromania ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Bruce Willis ------ The Return Of Bruno ► Pop-Soul >> 1987
Daft Punk ------ Homework [UK] ► House >> 1997
Ace Frehley ------ Loaded Deck ► Pop-Metal >> 1998
Air ------ Moon Safari ► Chillout >> 1998


Jan 21

Them ------ Them Again [UK] ► Garage Rock >> 1966
Canned Heat ------ Boogie With Canned Heat ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Simon & Garfunkel ------ The Graduate [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Pop >> 1968
Ashford & Simpson ------ So So Satisfied ► Soul/Quiet Storm >> 1977
Split Enz ------ True Colours ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1980
Loudness ------ The Law Of The Devil's Land ► Heavy Metal/Japanese Metal >> 1983
Eurythmics ------ Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1983
Bon Jovi ------ Bon Jovi ► Hard Rock >> 1984
The Pretenders ------ Learning To Crawl ► Post-Punk >> 1984
Slick Shoes ------ Slick Shoes ► Pop Punk >> 1997


Jan 22

Dr. John ------ Gris-Gris ► Soul-Blues >> 1968
Aretha Franklin ------ Lady Soul ► Soul >> 1968
Spirit ------ Spirit ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
Chagall Guevara ------ Chagall Guevara ► Contemporary CCM >> 1991

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