Monday, April 1, 2013

 

Albums Released This Week (April 1 - 7)

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):


Apr 01
John Coltrane ------ Giant Steps ► Jazz >> 1959
Marvin Gaye ------ When I'm Alone I Cry ► Soul/Broadway >> 1964
Cat Stevens ------ Mona Bone Jakon ► Folk-Pop >> 1970
Harry Nilsson ------ Son Of Dracula [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Journey ------ Journey ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1975
Rush ------ 2112 ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1976
Grateful Dead ------ Reckoning ► Folk-Rock >> 1981
Trooper ------ Money Talks ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Paul Young ------ The Secret Of Association ► Pop-Rock >> 1985
Suzanne Vega ------ Solitude Standing ► Alt. Rock >> 1987
Black Sabbath ------ Headless Cross ► Hard Rock >> 1989
The Afghan Whigs ------ Up In It ► Post-Punk >> 1990
School Of Fish ------ School Of Fish ► Jangle Pop >> 1991
Cocteau Twins ------ Milk And Kisses ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Lit ------ Tripping The Light Fantastic ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge >> 1997
Stabbing Westward ------ The Essential Stabbing Westward ► Industrial Rock >> 2003
Van Morrison ------ Keep It Simple ► Folk-Rock >> 2008
R.E.M. ------ Accelerate ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2008
The Rolling Stones ------ Shine A Light: Original Soundtrack ► Blues-Rock >> 2008


Apr 02
Elvis Presley ------ Kissin' Cousins ► Rock n Roll >> 1964
Donny Hathaway ------ Donny Hathaway ► Soul >> 1971
The Beatles ------ The Beatles/1962-1966 ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
The Beatles ------ The Beatles/1967-1970 ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Bad Company ------ Straight Shooter ► Hard Rock >> 1975
Phyllis Hyman ------ Phyllis Hyman ► Soul - Quiet Storm >> 1977
Jefferson Starship ------ Modern Times ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Go West ------ Go West ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Severed Heads ------ Bulkhead ► Electronica/Industrial >> 1988
Lenny Kravitz ------ Mama Said ► Pop-Rock/Soul-Funk >> 1991
Mike + The Mechanics ------ Word Of Mouth ► Brit Pop-Rock >> 1991
Citizen King ------ Count The Days ► Alt Rock/Punk Hop >> 1996
Eric Clapton ------ Crossroads 2: Live In The Seventies ► Blues-Rock >> 1996
Our Lady Peace ------ Clumsy ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock >> 1997
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ No More Shall We Part ► Alt Rock >> 2001
Genesis ------ Genesis 1976 - 1982 ► Prog Rock >> 2007


Apr 03
Brenda Lee ------ Emotions ► Country-Pop >> 1961
Moby Grape ------ Wow ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO) >> 1968
Simon & Garfunkel ------ Bookends ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Harry Nilsson ------ Harry ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Billy Preston ------ Live European Tour ► Funk >> 1974
Poco ------ Live ► Country-Rock >> 1976
En Vogue ------ Born To Sing ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Ronnie Wood ------ Live & Electric ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Poison ------ The Best of Poison - 20 Years of Rock ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal >> 2006
REO Speedwagon ------ Find Your Own Way Home ► Arena Rock >> 2007


Apr 04
The Kingston Trio ------ Sold Out ► Folk-Pop >> 1960
ZZ Top ------ Rio Grande Mud ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
Rodan ------ Rusty ► Alt Rock/Math Rock >> 1994
Duran Duran ------ Thank You ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
Radiohead ------ The Bends ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
INXS ------ Elegantly Wasted ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Kreator ------ Voices Of Transgression: A 90s Retrospective ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1999
Lou Reed ------ Ecstasy ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Mariah Carey ------ The Emancipation Of Mimi ► Pop-Rock >> 2005


Apr 05
Jimi Hendrix ------ Scuse Me While I Kiss The Sky: Live At The L.A. Forum 4-5-70 ► Blues-Rock >> 1970
David Crosby & Graham Nash ------ Graham Nash/David Crosby ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Johnny Cash ------ Ragged Old Flag ► Trad Country >> 1974
Journey ------ Evolution ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1979
The Motels ------ All Four One ► L. A. New Wave >> 1982
Tracy Chapman ------ Tracy Chapman ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
David Bowie ------ Black Tie White Noise ► Glam Rock >> 1993
Milla Jovovich ------ The Divine Comedy ► Soft Rock >> 1994
Boz Scaggs ------ Some Change ► Pop-Soul >> 1994
Blind Guardian ------ Imaginations From The Other Side ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1995


Apr 06
Cilla Black ------ Sher-oo! ► Pop/Merseybeat >> 1968
Jean Jacques Burnel ------ Euroman Cometh ► Minimal Wave >> 1979
Roger Taylor ------ Fun In Space ► Glam Rock >> 1981
The Cult ------ Electric ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Revival >> 1987
The Dandy Warhols ------ Dandys Rule, OK? ► Psych Rock >> 1995
Big Sugar ------ Heated ► Blues-Rock >> 1999
Various Artists ------ Fat Music Volume 4: Life In The Fat Lane ► Punk-Rock >> 1999


Apr 07
The Nazz ------ Nazz Nazz ► Garage Rock >> 1969
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ------ 4 Way Street ► Folk-Rock >> 1971
Genesis ------ ...And Then There Were Three… [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Prince ------ For You ► Quiet Storm >> 1978
Rick James ------ Street Songs ► Soul-Funkl >> 1981
Blow Monkeys ------ Animal Magic ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Various Artists ------ Absolute Beginners [Sndtrk] ► Contemporary Rock >> 1986
Whitesnake ------ Whitesnake ► Arena Rock >> 1987
Diamanda Galás ------ The Singer ► Gospel/Blues >> 1992
M.O.P. ------ To The Death ► Hardcore Rap >> 1994
Oval ------ 94 Diskont ► Experimental/Electronica >> 1995
The Chemical Brothers ------ Dig Your Own Hole ► Eletronica/Big beat >> 1997
Bachman-Turner Overdrive ------ King Biscuit Flower Hour ► Album Rock >> 1998
King Crimson ------ Space Groove ► Prog Rock >> 1998
Bonnie Raitt ------ Fundamental ► Blues-Rock >> 1998
Stabbing Westward ------ Wither Blister Burn & Peel ► Industrial Rock >> 1998
Neil Young ------ Fork In The Road ► Folk-Rock >> 2009

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