Monday, September 17, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (September 17 - 23)

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):

Sep 17
Manfred Mann ------ The Manfred Mann Album ► Rock n Roll >> 1964
Colosseum ------ Colosseum Live ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1971
Scorpions ------ In Trance ► Heavy Metal >> 1975
Ringo Starr ------ Ringo's Rotogravure ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Frank Zappa ------ Joe's Garage: Act I ► Art Rock >> 1979
The Doobie Brothers ------ One Step Closer ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Phil Lynott ------ The Phil Lynott Album ► Album Rock >> 1982
General Public ------ All The Rage ► New Wave Ska Pop >> 1984
Thompson Twins ------ Here's To Future Days ► New Wave Dance-pop >> 1985
Yes ------ Big Generator ► Prog Rock >> 1987
Frank Zappa ------ London Symphony Orchestra, Vol. 2 ► Classical Fusion >> 1987
Cocteau Twins ------ Heaven Or Las Vegas ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Mariah Carey ------ Emotions ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Ozzy Osbourne ------ No More Tears ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Steve Earle ------ Shut Up And Die Like An Aviator ► Alt. Country >> 1991
Uncle Tupelo ------ Still Fear Gone ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1991
Guns N' Roses ------ Use Your Illusion I ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Guns N' Roses ------ Use Your Illusion II ► Hard Rock >> 1991
KMFDM ------ Money ► Heavy Metal >> 1992
Cake ------ Fashion Nugget ► Alt Rock/College Rock >> 1996
The Cardigans ------ First Band On The Moon ► Power Pop >> 1996
ZZ Top ------ Rhythmeen ► Blues-Rock >> 1996
Hall & Oates ------ Marigold Sky ► Pop-Rock >> 1997

Sep 18
Fleetwood Mac ------ Kiln House ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Black Sabbath ------ Paranoid ► Hard Rock >> 1970
Elephant's Memory ------ Elephant's Memory ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1972
Ace Frehley ------ Ace Frehley ► Pop-Metal >> 1978
Hall & Oates ------ Along The Red Ledge ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Twisted Sister ------ Under The Blade ► Hair Metal >> 1982
Dokken ------ Breaking The Chains ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Kiss ------ Lick It Up ► Hard Rock >> 1983
The Replacements ------ Tim ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1985
Glass Tiger ------ Thin Red Line ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Kiss ------ Crazy Nights ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Janet Jackson ------ Rhythm Nation 1814 ► Dance-Pop >> 1989
Derek & The Dominos ------ The Layla Sessions: 20th Anniversary Edition ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
At The Drive-In ------ El Gran Orgo ► Punk Rock >> 1997
Fantastic Plastic Machine ------ Luxury ► Trip Hop >> 1998
Björk ------ Selmasongs: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack Dancer In The Dark [Sndtrk] [UK] ► Trip Hop >> 2000
Billy Idol ------ Original Sound ► Hard Rock >> 2006
Free ------ Chronicles ► Hard Rock/Blues-Rock >> 2006
Pearl Jam ------ Live At Lollapalooza 2007 ► Hard Rock >> 2007

Sep 19
Elvis Presley ------ King Creole ► Rock n Roll >> 1958
King Curtis ------ Old Gold ► Soul >> 1961
Mick Jagger ------ Performance [Sndtrk] ► Rock >> 1970
Dave Mason ------ Split Coconut ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Linda Ronstadt ------ Living In The USA ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Country Joe McDonald ------ On My Own ► Blues-Rock >> 1980
White Spirit ------ White Spirit ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal >> 1980
Triumph ------ Allied Forces ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Luther Vandross ------ Give Me The Reason ► Smooth Soul >> 1986
Paul McCartney ------ Press To Play ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Bon Jovi ------ New Jersey ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Level 42 ------ Staring At The Sun ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1988
Anthrax ------ State Of Euphoria ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1988
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Tender Prey ► Alt Rock >> 1988
Enya ------ Watermark ► Jazz-Pop >> 1988
David Bowie ------ Sound + Vision ► Glam Rock >> 1989
Obituary ------ Cause Of Death ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
Kylie Minogue ------ Kylie Minogue ► Dance-Pop >> 1994
The Flaming Lips ------ Clouds Taste Metallic ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1995
Michael Bolton ------ Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock >> 1995
Son Volt ------ Trace ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1995
AFI ------ The Art Of Drowning ► Hardcore Punk >> 2000
Madonna ------ Music ► Dance-Pop >> 2000
Björk ------ Selmasongs: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack Dancer In The Dark ► Trip Hop >> 2000
Weather Report ------ Forecast: Tomorrow ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 2006
The Black Crowes ------ Freak 'N' Roll…Into The Fog ► Southern Rock >> 2006

Sep 20
The Stills-Young Band ------ Long May You Run ► Folk-Rock >> 1976
Yes ------ Tormato ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Ozzy Osbourne ------ Blizzard of Ozz ► Hard Rock >> 1980
Poco ------ Ghost Town ► Country-Rock >> 1982
Dire Straits ------ Love Over Gold ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1982
Bruce Springsteen ------ Nebraska ► Album Rock >> 1982
Renaissance ------ Time-Line ► Prog Rock >> 1983
Clarence Clemons & The Red Bank Rockers ------ Hero ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Kate Bush ------ Hounds Of Love ► Prog Rock >> 1985
Huey Lewis & The News ------ Fore! ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Luther Vandross ------ Any Love ► Smooth Soul >> 1988
BulletBoys ------ BulletsBoys ► Heavy Metal/Glam Metal >> 1988
Ween ------ The Pod ► Avant Garde/Lo-Fi >> 1991
Seam ------ The Problem With Me ► Indie Rock >> 1993
Liz Phair ------ Whip-Smart ► Indie Rock >> 1994
Jamiroquai ------ 1999 Remixes ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1999
Rae & Christian ------ Blazing The Crop [UK] ► Electronic Dance Mix >> 1999
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus ► Alt Rock >> 2004
Bryan Adams ------ Room Service ► Pop-Rock >> 2004
Bon Jovi ------ Have A Nice Day ► Arena Rock >> 2005
Earth, Wind & Fire ------ Illumination ► Soul-Funk >> 2005

Sep 21
Billy Preston ------ Everybody Likes Some Kind Of Music ► Funk >> 1973
Thin Lizzy ------ Vagabonds Of The Western World ► Hard Rock >> 1973
Foghat ------ Boogie Motel ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Cheap Trick ------ Dream Police ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1979
Sheena Easton ------ You Could Have Been With Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Luther Vandross ------ Forever, For Always, For Love ► Smooth Soul >> 1982
Janet Jackson ------ Janet Jackson ► Pop-Soul >> 1982
America ------ Perspective ► Folk-Rock >> 1984
Various Artists ------ Piledriver: The Wrestling Album 2 ► Mixed Rock >> 1987
ABBA ------ Gold: Greatest Hits ► Euro-Pop >> 1992
Led Zeppelin ------ Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Sting ------ Demolition Man ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Scorpions ------ Face The Heat ► Heavy Metal >> 1993
Nirvana ------ In Utero ► Grunge >> 1993
Bad Religion ------ Recipe For Hate ► Punk Rock >> 1993
Melissa Etheridge ------ Yes I Am ► Roots Rock >> 1993
Skunk Anansie ------ Paranoid And Sunburnt ► Heavy Metal >> 1995
Diabolical Masquerade ------ Nightwork ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1998
Pete Townshend ------ Pete Townshend Live: A Benefit For Maryville Academy ► Prog Rock >> 1999
Tori Amos ------ To Venus And Back ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1999
Green Day ------ American Idiot ► Alt. Rock >> 2004
John Waite ------ The Hard Way ► Power Pop >> 2004

Sep 22
The Band ------ The Band ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Smokie ------ Changing All The Time ► Glam Rock >> 1975
George Harrison ------ Extra Texture ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Funkadelic ------ Funkadelic ► Funk >> 1970
Camel ------ Breathless ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Jethro Tull ------ Busting Out: Jethro Tull Live ► Folk-Rock >> 1978
The Buzzcocks ------ Love Bites ► Punk-Rock >> 1978
The Ramones ------ Road To Ruin ► Punk-Rock >> 1978
King Crimson ------ Discipline ► Prog Rock >> 1981
Icehouse ------ Man Of Colours ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1987
Robbie Krieger ------ Door Jams ► Jazz-Rock >> 1989
Bob Dylan ------ Oh Mercy ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Extreme ------ III Sides To Every Story ► Pop-Metal >> 1992
Jethro Tull ------ A Little Light Music ► Folk-Rock >> 1992
Roy Buchanan ------ Sweet Dreams: The Anthology ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Happy Mondays ------ Double Easy - The U.S. Singles ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1993
Elton John ------ The Big Picture ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
BT ------ ESCM (Electric Sky Church Music) ► Electronic/House Music >> 1997
Apocalyptica ------ Inquisition Symphony ► Heavy Metal/Neo-Classical Metal >> 1998
Kiss ------ Psycho Circus ► Hard Rock >> 1998
Millencolin ------ Same Old Tunes ► Euro-punk >> 1998
Chris Isaak ------ Speak Of The Devil ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1998
Luca Turilli ------ King Of The Nordic Twilight ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal >> 1999
Pearl Jam ------ Backspacer ► Hard Rock >> 2009
Stephen Stills & Manassas ------ Manassas Pieces ► Folk-Rock >> 2009

Sep 23
The Beach Boys ------ Surfer Girl ► Surfer >> 1963
The Temptations ------ Puzzle People ► Soul - Motown >> 1969
Diana Ross & The Supremes ------ Together ► Soul >> 1969
The Allman Brothers Band ------ Idlewild South ► Southern Rock >> 1970
Steely Dan ------ Aja ► Jazz-Rock >> 1977
The Rolling Stones ------ Love You Live ► Blues-Rock >> 1977
Blondie ------ Parallel Lines ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
The Opposition ------ Breaking The Silence ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Frank Zappa ------ You Are What You Is ► Art Rock >> 1981
Billy Joel ------ The Nylon Curtain ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
The Fall ------ This Nation's Saving Grace ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1985
10,000 Maniacs ------ The Wishing Chair ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Boston ------ Third Stage ► Arena Rock >> 1986
Poco ------ Legacy ► Country-Rock >> 1989
Fatboy Slim ------ Better Living Through Chemistry ► Brit-Hop >> 1996
Jann Arden ------ Happy? ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
Asia ------ Live In Osaka ► Prog Rock >> 1997
Sarah Brightman ------ Time To Say Goodbye ► Showtunes >> 1997
John Waite ------ When You Were Mine ► Power Pop >> 1997
Todd Rundgren ------ With A Twist… ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Limp Bizkit ------ Results May Vary ► Rap-Metal >> 2003
Jackson Browne ------ Time The Conqueror ► Folk-Rock >> 2008

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