Monday, June 11, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (June 11 - 17)

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):

Jun 11

Them ------ The Angry Young Them [UK] ► Garage Rock >> 1965
Three Dog Night ------ Suitable For Framing ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1969
Procol Harum ------ Broken Barricades ► Prog Rock >> 1971
The Knack ------ Get The Knack ► Power Pop >> 1979
Burning Spear ------ Social Living ► Roots Reggae >> 1980
Def Leppard ------ High 'N' Dry ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Crosby, Stills & Nash ------ Live It Up ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Sugar Tax ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1991
Aaron Neville ------ Warm Your Heart ► Pop-Soul >> 1991
Harem Scarem ------ Mood Swings ► Hard Rock/Glam Metal >> 1993
Ash ------ 1977 ► Punk-Pop >> 1996
George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars ------ T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (The Awesome Power Of A Fully-Operational Mothership) ► Funk/Hip Hop >> 1996
Various Artists ------ Melody [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 2002
Gregg Allman ------ No Stranger To The Dark: The Best Of Gregg Allman ► Southern Rock >> 2002
Korn ------ Untouchables ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 2002
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ Mojo ► Album Rock >> 2010

Jun 12

Jimi Hendrix ------ Band Of Gypsys [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
John Lennon & Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band ------ Some Time In New York City ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
Bad Company ------ Holy Water ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Fugazi ------ Red Medicine ► Post Hardcore Rock 'N' Roll >> 1995
Sloan ------ One Chord To Another [Canada] ► Alt Indie Rock >> 1996
Asia ------ Asia Live ► Prog Rock >> 2001
Roxy Music ------ Concerto ► Prog Rock >> 2001
Electric Light Orchestra ------ Zoom ► Pop-Rock >> 2001
Coldplay ------ Viva La Vida ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2008

Jun 13

The Yardbirds ------ For Your Love ► British Invasion >> 1965
The Carpenters ------ A Song For You ► Soft Rock >> 1972
Jefferson Starship ------ Red Octopus ► Arena Rock >> 1975
The Beatles ------ Live! At The Star-Club In Hamburg, Germany ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
The Cars ------ Candy-O ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
Donna Summer ------ She Works Hard For The Money ► Disco >> 1983
Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble ------ Texas Flood ► Blues-Rock >> 1983
Paula Abdul ------ Forever Your Girl ► Dance-Pop >> 1988
Buzzcocks ------ Let We Forget ► Punk-Rock >> 1988
Steel Pulse ------ State Of Emergency ► Roots Reggae >> 1988
Mary Chapin Carpenter ------ State Of The Heart ► Country-Folk >> 1989
Mariah Carey ------ Mariah Carey ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
Paula Abdul ------ Head Over Heels ► Dance-Pop >> 1995
The Police ------ Live! ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1995
Bjork ------ Post ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Pink Floyd ------ Pulse ► Prog Rock >> 1995
Apocalyptica ------ Plays Metallica By Four Cellos ► Heavy Metal/Neo-Classical Metal >> 1996
Bon Jovi ------ Crush ► Arena Rock >> 2000
B. B. King & Eric Clapton ------ Riding With The King ► Blues >> 2000
Rory Gallagher ------ Big Guns: The Very Best Of Rory Gallagher ► Blues-Rock >> 2005
Rush ------ Grace Under Pressure Tour ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2006

Jun 14

The Beatles ------ Beatles VI ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
Aretha Franklin ------ Aretha Now ► Soul >> 1968
Iron Butterfly ------ In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
Grateful Dead ------ Workingman's Dead ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Emerson, Lake & Palmer ------ Tarkus ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Simon & Garfunkel ------ Greatest Hits ► Folk-Pop >> 1972
Barclay James Harvest ------ Everyone Is Everybody Else ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Todd Rundgren ------ Initiation ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Chicago ------ Chicago X ► Jazz-Rock >> 1976
Barbra Streisand ------ Streisand Superman ► Easy Listening >> 1977
Blue Öyster Cult ------ Cultosaurus Erectus ► Metal >> 1980
Various Artists ------ Metal Massacre ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
Corey Hart ------ Boy In The Box ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Mike Oldfield ------ Amarok ► Progressive Rock >> 1990
Gloria Estefan ------ Mi Terra ► Latin Pop >> 1993
The Palace Brothers ------ There Is No-One What Will Take Care Of You ► Indie Rock >> 1993
Arrested Development ------ Zingalamaduni ► Trad. Rap >> 1994

Jun 15

The Temptations ------ Getting' Ready ► Soul - Motown >> 1966
Jeremy Dormouse ------ Toad ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Jackie DeShannon ------ Songs ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Manfred Mann's Earth Band ------ Messin' ► Prog Rock >> 1973
John Denver ------ Back Home Again ► Folk-Pop >> 1974
Bob Dylan ------ Street Legal ► Folk-Rock >> 1978
Dire Straits ------ Communique ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1979
America ------ Silent Letter ► Folk-Rock >> 1979
Duran Duran ------ Duran Duran ► Synth-Pop >> 1981
Steve Miller ------ Abracadabra ► Album Rock >> 1982
John Waite ------ No Brakes ► Power Pop >> 1984
King Diamond ------ Abigail ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Nirvana ------ Bleach ► Grunge >> 1989
Ozzy Osbourne ------ Live & Loud ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Neil Young ------ Unplugged ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Pansy Division ------ Deflowered ► Punk/Queercore >> 1994
Dokken ------ Erase The Slate ► Heavy Metal >> 1999
Sarah McLachlan ------ Mirrorball ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
Santana ------ Supernatural ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1999
Fleetwood Mac ------ Live In Boston ► Pop-Rock >> 2004
Chris Isaak ------ Live At The Fillmore ► Adult Contemporary >> 2010

Jun 16

Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band ------ Trout Mask Replica ► Avant-Gard >> 1969
Three Dog Night ------ Golden Biscuits ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Elvis Presley ------ Love Letters From Elvis ► Rock n Roll >> 1971
Roxy Music ------ Roxy Music ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Ringo Starr ------ Bad Boy ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Olivia Newton-John ------ Grease [Sndtrk] ► Country-Pop >> 1978
Carly Simon ------ Come Upstairs ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
The Carpenters ------ Made In America ► Easy Listening >> 1981
Ringo Starr ------ Old Wave ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
The Smiths ------ The Queen Is Dead ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1986
Big Audio Dynamite II ------ The Globe ► Dance-Rock >> 1991
Type O Negative ------ Slow, Deep And Hard ► Heavy Metal/Goth Metal >> 1991
Taj Mahal ------ Taj's Blues ► Folk-Blues >> 1992
Peter Cetera ------ World Falling Down ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Michael Jackson ------ HIStory: Past, Present, Future, Book I ► Dance-Pop >> 1995
Radiohead ------ OK Computer ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Aaron Carter ------ Aaron Carter ► Teen Dance-Pop >> 1998
Neil Finn ------ Try Whistling This ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1998
Little Feat ------ Under The Radar ► Southern Rock >> 1998
Shpongle ------ Nothing Lasts…But Nothing Is Lost ► Pop-Rock >> 2005
George Harrison ------ Let It Roll: Songs By George Harrison ► Pop-Rock >> 2009

Jun 17

Elvis Presley ------ Something For Everybody ► Pop-Rock >> 1961
Elvis Presley ------ From Elvis In Memphis ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1969
Eagles ------ Eagles ► Country-Rock >> 1972
Crosby, Stills & Nash ------ CSN ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
David Gilmour ------ David Gilmour ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Crush ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1985
The Replacements ------ Pleased To Meet Me ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1987
Van Halen ------ For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Cher ------ Love Hurts [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Foreigner ------ Unusual Heat ► Arena Rock >> 1991
Ghost ------ Temple Stone ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1994
Megadeth ------ Cryptic Writings ► Heavy Metal >> 1997
Blink-182 ------ Dude Ranch ► Punk-Pop >> 1997
10,000 Maniacs ------ Love Among The Ruins ► Folk-Rock >> 1997
.38 Special ------ Resolution ► Southern Rock >> 1997
Steve Winwood ------ About Time ► Album Rock >> 2003
Finger Eleven ------ Finger Eleven ► Alt. Rock >> 2003
Bryan Adams ------ Live At The Budokan ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Sam Cooke ------ Portrait of a Legend 1951 - 1964 ► Soul >> 2003

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