Monday, February 25, 2013

 

Albums Released This Week (February 25 - March 3)

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):

Feb 25
Barbra Streisand ------ The Barbra Streisand Album ► Classic Pop >> 1963
Nick Drake ------ Pink Moon ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Alice Cooper ------ Billion Dollar Babies ► Hard Rock >> 1973
Dr. John ------ In The Right Place ► New Orleans R&B >> 1973
Peter Gabriel ------ Peter Gabriel [1] ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Al Di Meola ------ Casino ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1978
Scorpions ------ Lovedrive ► Heavy Metal >> 1979
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ Against The Wind ► Heartland Rock >> 1980
Tears For Fears ------ Songs From The Big Chair ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Midnight Oil ------ Blue Sky Mining ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1990
Spacemen 3 ------ Recurring ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1991
Tori Amos ------ Little Earthquakes ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1992
Cluster ------ First Encounter Tour 1996 ► Electronic-Ambient >> 1997
James ------ Whiplash ► Alt Pop/Rock >> 1997

Feb 26
Eric Andersen ------ Today Is The Highway ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
The Beatles ------ Hey Jude/The Beatles Again ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Anne Murray ------ Straight, Clean And Simple ► Country-Pop >> 1971
Judas Priest ------ Point Of Entry ► Heavy Metal >> 1981
Great White ------ Hooked ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Billy Idol ------ Billy Idol: VH1 Storytellers ► Hard Rock >> 2002
Roy Buchanan ------ Before And After ► Blues-Rock >> 2003

Feb 27
Elvis Presley ------ How Great Thou Art ► Southern Gospel >> 1967
Yes ------ Yesterdays ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Village People ------ Macho Man ► Disco >> 1978
Desparate Bicycles ------ Remorse Code ► Post-Punk/Psych Rock >> 1979
Dead Can Dance ------ Dead Can Dance ► Post-Punk/Goth Rock >> 1984
XTC ------ Oranges And Lemons ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1989
Bruce Dickinson ------ Alive In Studio A ► Heavy Metal >> 1995
America ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Neil Young ------ Dead Man ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Bad Religion ------ The Gray Race ► Punk Rock >> 1997
CKY ------ Volume 1 ► Alt. Rock/Alt. Metal >> 1999
Dave Matthews Band ------ Everyday ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2001

Feb 28
The Miracles ------ The Fabulous Miracles ► Soul - Motown >> 1963
Van Morrison ------ Moondance ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
The Ramones ------ Subterranean Jungle ► Punk-Rock >> 1983
Styx ------ Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1983
U2 ------ War ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
Queen ------ The Works ► Glam Rock >> 1984
"Weird Al" Yankovic ------ In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody >> 1984
Eric Johnson ------ Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
Yoko Ono ------ Onobox ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1992
Del Amitri ------ Twisted ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Steve Earle ------ Train A Comin' ► Alt. Country >> 1995
Harry Nilsson ------ Personal Bast: The Harry Nilsson Anthology ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
AC/DC ------ Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Oasis ------ Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 2000
Bruce Springsteen ------ Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 ► Heartland Rock >> 2006

Feb 29
Olivia Newton-John ------ Come On Over ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
The Fall ------ The Frenz Experiment ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1988
The Black Crowes ------ Live At The Greek ► Southern Rock >> 2000
BloodHound Gang ------ Hooray For Boobies ► Post-Punk Alt Metal >> 2000
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ------ BTNHResurrection ► Gangsta Rap >> 2000
Steely Dan ------ Two Against Nature ► Jazz-Rock >> 2000

Mar 01
Sam Cooke ------ Ain't That Good News ► Soul >> 1964
Elvis Presley ------ Girl Happy ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1965
The Rascals ------ Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Aerosmith ------ Get Your Wings ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Camel ------ Mirage ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Pink Floyd ------ The Dark Side Of The Moon ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Rush ------ Rush ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Jeff Beck ------ Blow By Blow ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion >> 1975
Max Webster ------ High Class In Borrowed Shoes ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Roxy Music ------ Manifesto ► Prog Rock >> 1979
Robert Hunter ------ Liberty ► Country-Rock >> 1988
Toto ------ The Seventh One ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Ocean Colour Scene ------ Ocean Colour Scene ► Brit Pop >> 1992
Cranberries ------ Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1993
Beck ------ Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock >> 1994
DK Jamz ------ The Original Donkey Kong Country Soundtrack ► Atmospheric Ambient >> 1995
Tonic ------ Live And Enhanced ► Alt/Roots Rock >> 1999
Jack Johnson ------ In Between Dreams ► AA Folk-Rock >> 2005

Mar 02
The Doobie Brothers ------ The Captain And Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Steely Dan ------ Pretzel Logic ► Jazz-Rock >> 1974
Bananarama ------ Deep Sea Skiving ► New Wave Dance-Pop >> 1983
Siouxsie And The Banshees ------ Through The Looking Glass ► Post-Punk Alt Rock >> 1987
Steve Earle ------ Essential Steve Earle ► Alt. Country >> 1993
Dimmu Borgir ------ Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999

Mar 03
The Walker Brothers ------ Images ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Laura Nyro ------ Eli And The Thirteenth Confession ► Soft Rock >> 1968
Gary Glitter ------ Glitter ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ------ Black Magic ► Soul - Motown >> 1972
Stevie Wonder ------ Music Of My Mind ► Pop-R&B >> 1972
Bad Company ------ Burnin' Sky ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Patti Smith ------ Easter ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Zappa in New York ► Art Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Sheik Yerbouti ► Art Rock >> 1979
The Firm ------ Mean Business ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Metallica ------ Master Of Puppets ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
Boogie Down Productions ------ Criminal Minded ► East Coast Rap >> 1987
De La Soul ------ 3 Feet High And Rising ► Hip-Hop >> 1989
David Byrne ------ Uh-Oh ► Prog Rock >> 1992
The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy ------ Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury ► Alt Hip-Hop >> 1992
Apollo 440 ------ Electro Glide In Blue ► Electronic >> 1997
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ The Boatman's Call ► Alt Rock >> 1997
U2 ------ Pop ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Madonna ------ Ray Of Light ► Dance-Pop >> 1998
The Black Crowes ------ Warpaint ► Southern Rock >> 2008
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! ► Alt Rock >> 2008
U2 ------ No Line On The Horizon ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2009

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