Monday, February 6, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (February 6 - 12)

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):


Feb 06

The Byrds ------ Younger Than Yesterday ► Country-Rock >> 1967
Jefferson Starship ------ Earth ► Arena Rock >> 1978
Simple Minds ------ Sparkle In The Rain ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1984
Violent Femmes ------ The Blind Leading The Naked ► New Wave Post-Punk >> 1986
Bob Dylan & The Grateful Dead ------ Dylan & The Dead ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Adam Ant ------ Manners & Physique ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1990
The Pastels ------ Mobile Safari ► Indie Pop-Rock >> 1995
Jeff Beck ------ You Had It Coming ► Instrumental Rock >> 2001


Feb 07

The Four Seasons ------ Born To Wander ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
Iggy Pop ------ Soldier ► Punk-Rock >> 1980
Rush ------ Moving Pictures ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Earth, Wind & Fire ------ Powerlight ► Soul-Funk >> 1983
Alan Parsons Project ------ Ammonia Avenue ► Prog Rock >> 1984
Roy Orbison ------ Mystery Girl ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Cake ------ Motorcade Of Generosity ► Alt Rock/College Rock >> 1994
The Melvins ------ Crybaby, The ► Heavy Metal/Sludge Metal >> 2000
Ray Davies ------ Other People's Lives ► Pop-Rock >> 2006
Jack Johnson ------ Sing-Alongs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George [Sndtrk] ► AA Folk-Rock >> 2006


Feb 08

Manfred Mann ------ The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann ► Blues-Rock >> 1965
Jimmy Smith ------ Root Down ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1972
Peter Hammill ------ The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Television ------ Marquee Moon ► Punk-Rock >> 1977
Poison ------ Native Tongue ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal >> 1993
Black Sabbath ------ Cross Purposes ► Hard Rock >> 1994
Richard Marx ------ Paid Vacation ► Adult Contemporary Pop-Rock >> 1994
Stratovarius ------ Fourth Dimension ► Heavy Metal >> 1995
Edguy ------ Kingdom Of Madness ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1997
3 Doors Down ------ The Better Life ► Post-Grunge Alt Metal >> 2000
Joni Mitchell ------ Both Sides Now ► Folk-Rock >> 2000
Asia ------ Live At The Town & Country Club ► Prog Rock >> 2000
Steps ------ Step One ► Britpop >> 2000


Feb 09

The Mothers Of Invention ------ Burnt Weeny Sandwich ► Art Rock >> 1970
ZZ Top ------ Tejas ► Blues-Rock >> 1977
Phil Collins ------ Face Value ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
The Highwaymen ------ Highwayman 2 ► Outlaw Country >> 1990
Deacon Blue ------ Fellow Hoodlums [UK] ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Mick Jagger ------ Wandering Spirit ► Adult Contemporary >> 1993
Dinosaur Jr. ------ Where You Been ► Alt. Rock >> 1993
Stratovarius ------ Dreamspace ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Bad Manners ------ Rare & Fatty ► Ska Revival >> 1999
Elvis Presley ------ Sunrise ► Rock n Roll >> 1999
Bad Company ------ Hard Rock Live ► Hard Rock >> 2010


Feb 10

The Troggs ------ Trogglodynamite ► Garage Rock >> 1967
Buffalo Springfield ------ Retrospective: The Best Of Buffalo Springfield ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Diana Ross ------ Diana Ross ► Soul - Motown >> 1976
John Cale ------ Church Of Anthrax ► Art Rock >> 1971
Carole King ------ Tapestry ► Female Vocalist >> 1971
Dusty Springfield ------ It Begins Again ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Judas Priest ------ Stained Class ► Heavy Metal >> 1978
Van Halen ------ Van Halen ► Hard Rock >> 1978
John Lennon ------ Live In New York City ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Manic Street Preachers ------ Generation Terrorists ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Wet Wet Wet ------ High On The Happy Side ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1992
Blur ------ Blur ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1997
Gary Numan ------ Exile ► Industrial Rock >> 1998
Yngwie Malmsteen ------ Facing The Animal ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
Melissa Etheridge ------ Lucky ► Roots Rock >> 2004


Feb 11

The Rolling Stones ------ Between the Buttons ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Blue Öyster Cult ------ Tyranny And Mutation ► Heavy Metal >> 1973
Jethro Tull ------ Songs From The Wood ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Golden Earring ------ N.E.W.S. ► Hard Rock >> 1984
The Firm ------ The Firm ► British Rock >> 1985
Cowboy Junkies ------ Black Eyed Man ► Alt. Rock >> 1992
Cathedral ------ Forest Of Equilibrium ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal >> 1992
Riders In The Sky ------ Saturday Morning With Riders ► Western Swing/Pop >> 1992
Big Head Todd & The Monsters ------ Beautiful World ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
Anal Cunt ------ I Like It When You Die ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore >> 1997
Hall & Oates ------ Do It For Love ► Pop-Rock >> 2003


Feb 12

Brenda Lee ------ Sincerely, Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop >> 1962
The Three Souls ------ Soul Sounds ► Soul-Jazz >> 1965
The Allman Brothers Band ------ Eat A Peach ► Southern Rock >> 1972
Olivia Newton-John ------ Have You Ever Been Mellow ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
The Kinks ------ Sleepwalker ► British Rock >> 1977
Bryan Adams ------ Bryan Adams ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
XTC ------ English Settlement ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1982
Various Artists ------ Vision Quest [Sndtrk] ► New Wave/Synth-Pop >> 1985
A Flock Of Seagulls ------ The Best Of A Flock Of Seagulls ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1991
Aphex Twin ------ Selected Ambient Works 85-92 ► Electronica - Dark Ambient >> 1992
Voice Of The Beehive ------ Sex & Misery [UK] ► Alt. Rock >> 1996
Sloan ------ One Chord To Another ► Alt Indie Rock >> 1997

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