Monday, May 7, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (May 7 - 13)

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):


May 07

Bay City Rollers ------ Once Upon A Star ► Power Pop >> 1975
Elvis Presley ------ Today ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
The Human League ------ Hysteria ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
James Brown ------ Star Time ► Soul >> 1991
At The Gates ------ With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1993
Pantera ------ The Great Southern Trendkill ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 1996
Guttermouth ------ Teri Yakimoto ► Punk Rock >> 1996
Westlife ------ Westlife ► Teen Pop/Boy Band >> 2000
The Black Crowes ------ Lions ► Southern Rock >> 2001


May 08

The Jackson 5 ------ ABC ► Soul - Motown >> 1970
The Beatles ------ Let It Be ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Wishbone Ash ------ Argus ► Prog Rock >> 1972
The Kinks ------ Preservation Act 2 ► British Rock >> 1974
Michael Jackson ------ Farewell My Summer Love ► Pop-Soul >> 1984
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Legend ► Roots Reggae >> 1984
Paula Abdul ------ Shut Up And Dance ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Filter ------ Short Bus ► Industrial Rock >> 1995


May 09

Paul Revere & The Raiders ------ Midnight Ride ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Ambrose Slade ------ Beginnings ► Hard Rock >> 1969
The Carpenters ------ Now & Then ► Soft Rock >> 1973
Henry Cow ------ In Praise Of Learning ► Prog Rock/Avant-Garde >> 1975
Linton Kwesi Johnson ------ Bass Culture ► Dub Poetry >> 1980
The Style Council ------ Internationalists ► Synth-Pop >> 1985
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Big Daddy ► Roots Rock >> 1989
808 State ------ Ex:El ► Acid House >> 1991
Kenny G ------ The Very Best Of Kenny G ► Jazz-Pop >> 1994
Babes In Toyland ------ Nemesisters ► Hard Rock/Riot Grrl >> 1995
Jamiroquai ------ The Return Of The Space Cowboy ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Bad Religion ------ The New America ► Punk Rock >> 2000
Chris Isaak ------ Best Of Chris Isaak ► Adult Contemporary >> 2006
Neil Young ------ Living With War ► Folk-Rock >> 2006
Against All Authority ------ The Restoration Of Chaos & Order ► Ska-Punk >> 2006
Gnarls Barkley ------ St. Elsewhere ► Alt. Rap >> 2006
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ Stadium Arcadium ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 2006
Paul Simon ------ Surprise ► Folk-Pop >> 2006


May 10

Elton John ------ 11-17-70 ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Jethro Tull ------ Thick As A Brick ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Bill Wyman ------ Monkey Grip ► Hard Rock >> 1974
The Birthday Party ------ Junkyard ► Post-Punk Goth Rock >> 1982
Duran Duran ------ Rio ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
Ministry ------ With Sympathy ► Industrial Metal >> 1983
Twisted Sister ------ Stay Hungry ► Hair Metal >> 1984
Prince ------ Lovesexy ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Pointer Sisters ------ Right Rhythm ► Electro-dance-pop >> 1990
Steelheart ------ Steelheart ► Hair Metal >> 1990
Blur ------ Modern Life Is Rubbish ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1993
Danielle Brisebois ------ Arrive All Over You ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1994
The Pretenders ------ Last Of The Independents ► Post-Punk >> 1994
Indigo Girls ------ Swamp Ophelia ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Dave Matthews Band ------ Stand Up ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2005


May 11

The Small Faces ------ Small Faces ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1966
Various Artists ------ Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack And More ► Rock n Roll >> 1970
The Meters ------ Cabbage Alley ► Funk >> 1972
Hawkwind ------ The Space Ritual Alive In Liverpool And London ► Space Rock >> 1973
Wishbone Ash ------ Wishbone Four ► Prog Rock >> 1973
The Cure ------ Three Imaginary Boys ► Post-Punk >> 1979
Grace Jones ------ Nightclubbing ► Club-Dance/Post-Disco >> 1981
Eurythmics ------ Be Yourself Tonight ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Bathory ------ Under The Sign Of The Black Mark ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1987
Stevie Nicks ------ The Other Side Of The Mirror ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Soundgarden ------ Screaming Life/Fopp ► Grunge >> 1990
Toto ------ Kingdom Of Desire ► Pop-Rock/Arena Rock >> 1993
New Order ------ Republic ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1993
Aimee Mann ------ Whatever ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ The Best Of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds [UK] ► Alt Rock >> 1998
Ash ------ Nu-Clear Sounds ► Punk-Pop >> 1999
Ricky Martin ------ Ricky Martin ► Latin Dance-Pop >> 1999


May 12

Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Are You Experienced? [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
The Rolling Stones ------ Exile On Main Street ► Rock n Roll >> 1972
The Stranglers ------ Black And White ► Punk-Rock >> 1978
Robert Fripp ------ Exposure ► Art Rock >> 1979
New Order ------ Low-Life ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Testament ------ The Ritual ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1992
The Black Crowes ------ The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion ► Southern Rock >> 1992
Garbage ------ Version 2.0 ► Art Rock >> 1998
Buzzcocks ------ Inventory ► Punk-Rock >> 2003
Steve Earle ------ Townes ► Alt. Country >> 2009


May 13

Frank Zappa ------ Lumpy Gravy ► Art Rock >> 1968
Donna Summer ------ I Remember Yesterday ► Disco >> 1977
Roger Daltrey ------ One Of The Boys ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Elton John ------ 21 At 33 ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Rough Trade ------ Avoid Freud ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1980
Dire Straits ------ Brothers In Arms ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1985
Various Artists ------ Top Gun [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1986

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