Monday, August 20, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (August 20 - 26)

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):

Aug 20
Harmonia ------ Deluxe ► Krautrock/Kosmische Musik >> 1975
Kiss ------ Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 1 ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Kiss ------ Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 2 ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Bob Dylan ------ Slow Train Coming ► Folk-Rock >> 1979
Heart ------ Passionworks ► Album Rock >> 1983
Asia ------ Astra ► Prog Rock >> 1985
Queensrÿche ------ Empire ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Black Sabbath ------ TYR ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts ------ Notorious ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Luis Miguel ------ Nada Es Igual ► Latin Pop >> 1996
Boards Of Canada ------ Music Has The Right To Children ► Techno-Ambient >> 1998
The Black Crowes ------ Live ► Southern Rock >> 2002

Aug 21
Etta James ------ Tell Mama ► Soul >> 1968
The Nice ------ Nice ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1969
Chillliwack ------ Wanna Be A Star ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Metallica ------ The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Various Artists ------ Dirty Dancing [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Jethro Tull ------ Rock Island ► Prog Rock >> 1989
Alice In Chains ------ Facelift ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal >> 1990
Prince ------ Graffiti Bridge ► Funk-Pop >> 1990
Rainbow ------ Stranger To Us All ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Palace Music ------ Viva Last Blues ► Indie Rock/Country-Rock >> 1995
Oasis ------ Be Here Now ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1997
Paul McCartney ------ Liverpool Sound Collage ► Electronica/Ambient >> 2000
John Waite ------ Figure In A Landscape ► Power Pop >> 2001
The Damned ------ Grave Disorder ► Goth Rock >> 2001

Aug 22
Herbie Hancock ------ Man-Child ► Fusion >> 1975
Manfred Mann ------ Nightingales & Bombers ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Dennis Wilson ------ Pacific Ocean Blue ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Depeche Mode ------ Construction Time Again ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
L.A. Guns ------ Cocked & Loaded ► Heavy Metal >> 1989
Jefferson Airplane ------ Jefferson Airplane ► Arena Rock >> 1989
Portishead ------ Dummy ► Trip-Hop >> 1994
Marvin Gaye ------ Anthology ► Soul - Motown >> 1995
King Crimson ------ B'Boom: Official Bootleg - Live In Arentina ► Prog Rock >> 1995
The Gathering ------ Mandylion ► Alt Rock/Prog Metal >> 1995
Buju Banton ------ Unchained Spirit ► Dancehall Reggae >> 2000
The Marshall Tucker Band ------ Live On Long Island 04-18-80 ► Southern Rock >> 2006

Aug 23
Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Are You Experienced? ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
Fleetwood Mac ------ Mr. Wonderful ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Tygers Of Pang Yang ------ Wild Cat ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Yazoo ------ Upstairs At Eric's ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
Ratt ------ Ratt [EP] ► Glam Metal >> 1983
Frank Zappa ------ Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger ► Art Rock/Contemporary Orchestral >> 1984
Diana Ross ------ Eaten Alive ► Smooth Soul >> 1985
Various Artists ------ Now That's What I Call Music 7 ► Rock >> 1986
Bad Company ------ Dangerous Age ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Jane's Addiction ------ Nothing's Shocking ► Alt. Rock >> 1988
Jeff Buckley ------ Grace ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994
Dinosaur Jr. ------ Without A Sound ► Alt. Rock >> 1994
Symphony X ------ The Damnation Game ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal >> 1995
Gardenian ------ Soulburner ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1999

Aug 24
Jeff Beck Group ------ Truth ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
R.E.M. ------ Chronic Town [EP] ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1982
Rainbow ------ Bent Out Of Shape ► Hard Rock >> 1983
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ The Lonesome Jubilee ► Roots Rock >> 1987
Corey Hart ------ Young Man Running ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Kylie Minogue ------ Greatest Hits ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Tha Alkaholics ------ 21 & Over ► West Coast Rap >> 1993
Annihilator ------ Set The World On Fire ► Thrash Metal >> 1993
Shaggy ------ Midnite Lover ► Dancehall Reggae >> 1997
Moloko ------ I Am Not A Doctor ► Electronic/Dance >> 1998
Christina Aguilera ------ Christina Aguilera ► Dance-Pop >> 1999
Lou Bega ------ A Little Bit Of Mambo ► Latin Pop/Mambo >> 1999
Donovan ------ Beat Café ► Folk-Rock >> 2004
Steve Earle ------ The Revolution Starts Now ► Alt. Country >> 2004

Aug 25
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston ------ Take Two ► Soul - Motown >> 1966
Grand Funk Railroad ------ On Time ► Hard Rock >> 1969
The Kinks ------ Everybody's In Show Biz ► British Rock >> 1972
The Allman Brothers Band ------ Brothers And Sisters ► Southern Rock >> 1973
Bruce Springsteen ------ Born To Run ► Album Rock >> 1975
The Replacements ------ Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
The Time ------ What Time Is It? ► Funk >> 1982
Alice Cooper ------ Zipper Catches Skin ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
Hooters ------ One Way Home ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Metallica ------ …And Justice For All ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
Danny O'Keefe ------ Redux ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Garth Brooks ------ Beyond The Season ► Country Christmas >> 1992
The Wallflowers ------ The Wallflowers ► Folk-Rock >> 1992
The Brian Jones Massacre ------ Methodrone ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1995
Rammstein ------ Sehnsucht ► Industrial/Krautrock >> 1997
Gamma Ray ------ Somewhere Out In Space ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1997
Everclear ------ Live From Toronto ► Grunge-Punk >> 1998
Nicole Wray ------ Make It Hot ► Urban Contemporary >> 1998
Lauryn Hill ------ The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill ► Neo-Soul/Hip Hop >> 1998
Guns N' Roses ------ Use Your Illusion II ► Hard Rock >> 1998

Aug 26
The Walker Brothers ------ Portrait ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Diana Ross & The Supremes ------ Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing And Perform "Funny Girl" ► Soul >> 1968
The Supremes ------ Live At London's Talk Of The Town ► Soul - Motown >> 1968
Marvin Gaye ------ In The Groove ► Soul - Motown >> 1968
Otis Redding ------ Historic Performances Recorded At The Monterey International Pop Festival ► Memphis Soul >> 1970
Grateful Dead ------ Dead Set ► Folk-Rock >> 1981
The Cure ------ The Head On The Door ► Post-Punk >> 1985
Blur ------ Leisure ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1991
Amy Grant ------ House Of Love ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1994
Tha Alkaholics ------ Likwidation ► West Coast Rap >> 1997
Creed ------ My Own Prison ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge >> 1997
Peter Frampton ------ Now ► Arena Rock >> 2003
Warren Zevon ------ The Wind ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Little Feat ------ Join The Band ► Southern Rock >> 2008

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