Tuesday, August 28, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (August 27 - September 2)

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 27
Stevie Wonder ------ I Was Made To Love Her ► Soul - Motown >> 1967
Donna Summer ------ Love To Love You Baby ► Disco >> 1975
Manfred Mann's Earth Band ------ The Roaring Silence ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
ZZ Top ------ Deguello ► Blues-Rock >> 1979
Alan Parsons Project ------ Eve ► Prog Rock >> 1979
The B-52's ------ Wild Planet ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1980
Billy Squier ------ Emotions In Motion ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Depeche Mode ------ Some Great Reward ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
Mica Paris ------ So Good ► Urban Contemporary >> 1988
Garth Brooks ------ No Fences ► Country-Pop >> 1990
Brenda Lee ------ Anthology (1956-1980) ► Country-Pop >> 1991
Bad English ------ Backlash ► Arena Rock >> 1991
Alison Moyet ------ Hoodoo ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1991
Jerry Garcia Band ------ Jerry Garcia Band ► Album Rock >> 1991
Pearl Jam ------ Ten ► Hard Rock >> 1991
A+ ------ Latch-Key Child ► Pop-Rap >> 1996
Pearl Jam ------ No Code ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Boston ------ Corporate America ► Arena Rock >> 2002
Coldplay ------ A Rush Of Blood To The Head ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2002

Aug 28
Merle Haggard ------ Branded Man ► Country Classics >> 1967
Marvin Gaye ------ Let's Get It On ► Soul - Motown >> 1973
Mike Oldfield ------ Hergest Ridge ► Instrumental >> 1974
Michael Jackson ------ 0 ► Soul Ballad >> 1975
Devo ------ Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1978
The Moody Blues ------ The Present [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1983
Stevie Wonder ------ The Woman In Red ► Pop-R&B >> 1984
The Beach Boys ------ Still Cruisin' ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Mortification ------ Scrolls Of The Megilloth ► Heavy Metal/Christian Metal >> 1992
Morrissey ------ Southpaw Grammar ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
Robbie Williams ------ Swing When You're Winning ► Jazz-Pop Vocals >> 2000
The Beach Boys ------ Still Cruisin' ► Pop-Rock >> 1989

Aug 29
Tony Bennett ------ A Time For Love ► Easy Listening >> 1966
The Supremes ------ Greatest Hits ► Soul - Motown >> 1967
Stevie Wonder ------ My Cherie Amour ► Pop-R&B >> 1969
Split Enz ------ Dizrythmia ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1977
Iggy Pop ------ Lust For Life ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1977
Jethro Tull ------ A [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Warren Zevon ------ Sentimental Hygiene ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
The Innocence Mission ------ The Innocence Mission ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1989
Elton John ------ Sleeping With The Past ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Rolling Stones ------ Steel Wheels ► Blues-Rock >> 1989
The Palace Brothers ------ Days In The Wake ► Indie Rock >> 1994
Heart ------ The Road Home ► Album Rock >> 1995
Sarah Brightman ------ La Luna ► Classical Crossover >> 2000
Eric Clapton ------ Back Home ► Blues-Rock >> 2005
Counting Crows ------ August And Everything After: Live At Town Hall ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2011

Aug 30
Bob Dylan ------ Highway 61 Revisited ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
The Byrds ------ Sweetheart Of The Rodeo ► Country-Rock >> 1968
The Beach Boys ------ Surf's Up ► Surfer >> 1971
The Rolling Stones ------ Tattoo You ► Rock n Roll >> 1981
Hughes/Thrall ------ Hughes/Thrall ► Hard Rock >> 1982
XTC ------ Mummer ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1983
Miami Sound Machine ------ Eyes Of Innocence ► Pop-Dance >> 1984
Boz Scaggs ------ Other Roads ► Pop-Soul >> 1988
REO Speedwagon ------ The Earth, A Small Man, His Dog And A Chicken ► Arena Rock >> 1990
Oasis ------ Definitely Maybe ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1994
Luis Miguel ------ Segundo Romance ► Latin Pop >> 1994
Herbert Grönemeyer ------ Mensch ► Pop-Rock/German >> 2002
Asia ------ Silent Nation ► Prog Rock >> 2004
Death Cab For Cutie ------ Plans ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2005
Aug 31
The Ventures ------ Going To The Ventures' Dance Party! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental >> 1962
Dionne Warwick ------ Make Way For ► Pop-Soul >> 1964
The Supremes ------ Where Did Our Love Go? ► Soul - Motown >> 1964
Dionne Warwick ------ 0 ► Pop-Soul >> 1967
Neil Young ------ After The Gold Rush ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
The Beach Boys ------ Sunflower ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Dr. John ------ The Sun, Moon & Herbs ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
The Rolling Stones ------ Goats Head Soup ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Donna Summer ------ Live And More ► Disco >> 1978
The Gun Club ------ Fire Of Love ► Punk-Psychobilly >> 1981
Carly Simon ------ Hello Big Man ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Michael Jackson ------ Bad ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Charles & Eddie ------ Duophonic ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Mike Oldfield ------ Tubular Bells II ► Progressive Rock >> 1992
Garth Brooks ------ In Pieces ► Country-Pop >> 1993
The Divine Comedy ------ Fin de Siècle ► Brit Pop/Baroque Pop >> 1998
Dixie Chicks ------ Fly ► Country-Rock >> 1999
Stabbing Westward ------ What Do I Have To Do? ► Industrial Rock >> 2003
The Black Crowes ------ Before The Frost…Until The Freeze ► Southern Rock >> 2009

Sep 01
The Hollies ------ Hear! Here! ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers ------ Crusade ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Cat Stevens ------ Teaser And The Firecat ► Folk-Pop >> 1971
Grateful Dead ------ Blues For Allah ► Album Rock >> 1975
Rush ------ A Farewell To Kings ► Arena Rock >> 1977
10cc ------ Bloody Tourists ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Molly Hatchet ------ Molly Hatchet ► Southern Rock >> 1978
Styx ------ Pieces Of Eight ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1978
Jethro Tull ------ A ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Simple Minds ------ Empires And Dance ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1980
Hall & Oates ------ Private Eyes ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
David Bowie ------ Tonight ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Tina Turner ------ Break Every Rule ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
R.E.M. ------ Document ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1987
Mötley Crüe ------ Dr. Feelgood ► Heavy Metal >> 1989
Thomas Anders ------ Down On Sunset ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
The Ramones ------ Mondo Bizarro ► Punk-Rock >> 1992
Lighthouse Family ------ Ocean Drive ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1995
Buzzcocks ------ I Don't Mind The Buzzcocks ► Punk-Rock >> 1997
Ace Of Base ------ Cruel Summer ► Euro-Dance Pop >> 1998
Tonic ------ Head On Straight ► Alt/Roots Rock >> 2002
Sep 02
Brenda Lee ------ Too Many Rivers ► Country-Pop >> 1965
Thin Lizzy ------ Bad Reputation ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Van Der Graaf ------ The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Ronnie Wood ------ 1234 ► Hard Rock >> 1981
The Moody Blues ------ The Present ► Prog Rock >> 1983
UB40 ------ Baggariddim ► Reggae-Pop >> 1985
Billy Joel ------ Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 (1973-1985) ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Jeffrey Osbourne ------ Emotional ► Soul-Pop >> 1986
Level 42 ------ Guaranteed ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1991
David Bowie & Tin Machine ------ Tin Machine II ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Zard ------ Hold Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
Sepultura ------ Chaos A.D. ► Heavy Metal >> 1993
The Blood Divine ------ Awaken ► Heavy Metal/Goth Metal >> 1996
Neneh Cherry ------ Man ► Trip Hop >> 1996
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Universal ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1996
Genesis ------ Calling All Stations ► Prog Rock >> 1997
War ------ Colección Latina ► Funk >> 1997
Joe Jackson ------ Heaven & Hell ► Classical Pop >> 1997
Amon Amarth ------ The Avenger ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1999
The Innocence Mission ------ Befriended ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 2003

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