Monday, August 6, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (August 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):

Aug 06
The Beatles ------ Help! [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
Pat Benatar ------ Crimes Of Passion ► Hard Rock >> 1980
Prince ------ Purple Rain ► Album Rock >> 1984
Midnight Oil ------ Species Deceases ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1985
Dramarama ------ Live At The China Club ► Alt Hard Rock >> 1990
Harem Scarem ------ Harem Scarem ► Hard Rock/Glam Metal >> 1991
Yes ------ Yesyears ► Prog Rock >> 1991
Modest Mouse ------ Interstate 8 ► Alt. Rock >> 1996

Aug 07
Brenda Lee ------ All The Way ► Country-Pop >> 1961
The Byrds ------ The Byrd's Greatest Hits ► Country-Rock >> 1967
The Moody Blues ------ A Question Of Balance ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
Stevie Wonder ------ Signed, Sealed And Delivered ► Pop-R&B >> 1970
King Curtis ------ Live At The Fillmore West ► Soul >> 1971
Roberta Flack ------ Roberta Flack ► Pop-Soul >> 1978
Black Sabbath ------ Born Again ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Loudness ------ Hurricane Eyes ► Heavy Metal/Japanese Metal >> 1987
Jellyfish ------ Bellybutton ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1990
Jon Bon Jovi ------ Blaze Of Glory ► Arena Rock >> 1990
Extreme ------ Extreme II: Pornograffitti ► Pop-Metal >> 1990
The Fall ------ Extricate ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1995
Rory Gallagher ------ BBC Sessions ► Blues-Rock >> 1999

Aug 08
Bob Dylan ------ Another Side Of Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 1964
The Yardbirds ------ Over, Under, Sideways, Down ► British Invasion >> 1966
The Beatles ------ Revolver ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Electric Light Orchestra ------ Xanadu [Sndtrk] ► Prog. Rock >> 1980
Debbie Harry ------ Koo Koo ► New Eave Dance-Pop >> 1981
Robert Cray ------ Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
N.W.A. ------ Straight Outta Compton ► Hip-Hop >> 1988
Citizen King ------ Brown Bag ► Alt Rock/Punk Hop >> 1995
Moonspell ------ Wolfheart ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1995
Ben Folds Five ------ Ben Folds Five ► Indie Rock/Piano Rock >> 1995
De La Soul ------ Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump ► Alt Rap >> 2000
The Moody Blues ------ Hall Of Fame ► Prog Rock >> 2000
Shaggy ------ Hot Shot ► Dancehall Reggae >> 2000
Bad Company ------ Live In Albuquerque 1976 ► Hard Rock >> 2006

Aug 09
John Sebastian ------ The Four Of Us ► Folk-Rock >> 1971
Minnie Riperton ------ Perfect Angel ► Soul-Pop >> 1974
Grand Funk Railroad ------ Good Singin', Good Playin' ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Billy Joel ------ An Innocent Man ► Pop-Rock >> 1983
Motörhead ------ Orgasmatron ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
Danzig ------ Danzig ► Heavy Metal/Blues Metal >> 1988
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ------ Workin' Band ► Country-Rock >> 1988
Julian Cope ------ Autogeddon ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1994
Machine Head ------ Burn My Eyes ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 1994
Therion ------ Theli ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal >> 1996
Stephen Stills ------ Man Alive! ► Folk-Rock >> 2005

Aug 10
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis For Everyone ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1965
Ten Years After ------ Undead ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
The Mothers Of Invention ------ Weasels Ripped My Flesh ► Art Rock >> 1970
Rod Stewart ------ Sing It Again Rod ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Michael Jackson ------ Off The Wall ► Dance-Pop >> 1979
Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia ------ Friday Night In San Francisco ► Flamenco-Jazz >> 1981
Rufus ------ Stompin' At The Savoy ► Funk >> 1983
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ The Red Hot Chili Peppers ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1984
Five Star ------ Between The Lines ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Winger ------ Winger ► Heavy Metal >> 1988
White Lion ------ Big Game ► Hard Rock >> 1989
Jamiroquai ------ Emergency On Planet Earth ► Acid Jazz/Funk >> 1993
Billy Joel ------ River Of Dreams ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Robert Earl Keen, Jr. ------ Gringo Honeymoon ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Brenda Lee ------ 20th Century Masters - The Millenium Collection ► Country-Pop >> 1999
The Innocence Mission ------ Birds Of My Neighborhood ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1999
Machine Head ------ The Burning Red ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 1999
Dark Tranquility ------ Projector ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal >> 1999
Ace Troubleshooter ------ Ace Troubleshooter ► Pop Punk >> 2000
David Crosby & Graham Nash ------ Crosby & Nash ► Folk-Rock >> 2004

Aug 11
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 3 ► Rock n Roll >> 1963
The Kinks ------ Kinda Kinks ► British Invasion >> 1965
Donovan ------ Barabajagal ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Klaatu ------ Klaatu ► Prog Rock >> 1976
Vanity 6 ------ Vanity 6 ► Dance-Pop >> 1982
Pat Travers ------ Blues Tracks ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
The Flaming Lips ------ Hit To Death In The Future Head ► Neo-Psychedlia >> 1992
Dr. John ------ Anutha Zone ► New Orleans R&B >> 1998
The Beach Boys ------ Endless Harmony Soundtrack ► Pop-Rock >> 1998
The Anti-Nowhere League ------ Scum ► Punk Rock >> 1998

Aug 12
The Kinks ------ The Kinks Greatest Hits! ► British Rock >> 1966
Big Brother & The Holding Company ------ Big Brother & The Holding Company ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Big Brother & The Holding Company ------ Cheap Thrills ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Roberta Flack ------ Chapter Two ► Pop-Soul >> 1970
Luther Vandross ------ Never Too Much ► Smooth Soul >> 1981
Queensrÿche ------ Queensrÿche ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Neil Young ------ Old Ways ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Paul Simon ------ Graceland ► Folk-Pop >> 1986
Metallica ------ Metallica ► Heavy Metal >> 1991
Luis Miguel ------ Romances ► Latin Pop >> 1997
Pat Benatar ------ Good King Bad ► Hard Rock >> 2003
Extreme ------ Saudades De Rock ► Pop-Metal >> 2008

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