Monday, April 8, 2013

 

Albums Released This Week (April 8 - 14)

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 08
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis Is Back! ► Rock n Roll >> 1960
Merle Haggard ------ The Legend Of Bonnie & Clyde ► Trad Country >> 1968
P. J. Proby ------ Three Week Hero ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Caravan ------ In The Land Of Grey And Pink ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Dr. John ------ Desitively Bonnaroo ► New Orleans R&B >> 1974
Aerosmith ------ Toys In The Attic ► Hard Rock >> 1975
The Clash ------ The Clash [UK] ► Punk >> 1977
Dave Edmunds ------ D.E. 7th ► Roots/Pub Rock >> 1982
Toto ------ Toto IV ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Heaven 17 ------ The Luxury Gap ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
The Rolling Stones ------ Flashpoint ► Rock n Roll >> 1991
The Offspring ------ Smash ► Punk-Rock >> 1994
Unwound ------ Repetition ► Post Hardcore >> 1996
Richard Marx ------ Flesh And Bone ► Adult Contemporary Pop-Rock >> 1997
Boz Scaggs ------ Come On Home ► Pop-Soul >> 1997
Third Eye Blind ------ Third Eye Blind ► Power Pop >> 1997
James Taylor ------ The Best Of James Taylor ► Folk-Rock >> 2003
Mariah Carey ------ E=MC2 ► Pop-Rock >> 2008


Apr 09
Bob Dylan ------ Nashville Skyline ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Dr. John ------ Remedies ► Blues-Rock >> 1970
Queen ------ Queen II ► Glam Rock >> 1974
America ------ Hideaway ► Folk-Rock >> 1976
Rainbow ------ Long Live Rock 'N' Roll ► Arena Rock >> 1978
Elton John ------ Jump Up! ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
R.E.M. ------ Reckoning ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1984
Roxette ------ Crash! Boom! Bang! ► Pop-Rock >> 1994
Chino XL ------ Here To Save You All ► Hardcore Rap >> 1996
Roy Buchanan ------ Strange Kind Of Feeling ► Blues-Rock >> 2002
Bonnie Raitt ------ Silver Lining ► Blues-Rock >> 2002


Apr 10
Elvis Presley ------ It Happened At The World's Fair ► Rock n Roll >> 1963
The Beatles ------ The Beatles' Second Album ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
Miles Davis ------ Black Beauty: Miles Davis At Fillmore West ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1970
Elton John ------ Elton John ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Jethro Tull ------ Heavy Horses ► Prog Rock >> 1978
The Cure ------ Faith ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Jethro Tull ------ The Broadsword And The Beast [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1982
Scorpions ------ Blackout ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
The Cult ------ Sonic Temple ► Hard Rock >> 1989
Laura Branigan ------ Laura Branigan ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Fleetwood Mac ------ Behind The Mask ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
The Hives ------ Veni Vidi Vicious ► Garage Rock >> 2000
Brenda Lee ------ Gospel Duets With Treasured Friends ► Country-Pop >> 2007


Apr 11
Creedence Clearwater Revival ------ Mardi Gras ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
The Beach Boys ------ Love You ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Savatage ------ Sirens ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1983
The Who ------ Two's Missing ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Butthole Surfers ------ Hairway To Steven ► Post-Punk Hardcore >> 1988
Celtic Frost ------ Vanity/Nemesis ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Pavement ------ Wowee Zowee ► Garage Rock >> 1995
Bad Manners ------ Special Brew ► Ska Revival >> 2000
Asia ------ Phoenix ► Prog Rock >> 2008


Apr 12
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ------ Dance Party ► Soul - Motown >> 1965
The Supremes ------ We Remember Sam Cooke ► Soul - Motown >> 1965
The Jackson 5 ------ Maybe Tomorrow ► Soul - Motown >> 1971
Stevie Wonder ------ Where I'm Coming From ► Pop-R&B >> 1971
Stephen Stills & Manassas ------ Manassas ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
J. Geils Band ------ Bloodshot ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Poco ------ Seven ► Country-Rock >> 1974
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ American Fool ► Roots Rock >> 1982
Rush ------ Grace Under Pressure ► Arena Rock >> 1984
Cheap Trick ------ Lap Of Luxury ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1988
Neil Young ------ This Note's For You ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
Bruce Springsteen ------ In Concert/MTV Unplugged ► Album Rock >> 1993
All-4-One ------ All-4-One ► Contemporary Soul >> 1994
Hole ------ Live Through This ► Grunge >> 1994
Nightmares On Wax ------ Carboot Soul ► Electronic/Trip Hop >> 1999
Counting Crows ------ Live On I-5 ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2012


Apr 13
Diana Ross & The Supremes ------ Farewell ► Soul >> 1970
David Bowie ------ Aladdin Sane ► Glam Rock >> 1973
Michael Jackson ------ Music & Me ► Soul Ballad >> 1973
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Catch A Fire ► Roots Reggae >> 1973
Thin Lizzy ------ Black Rose: A Rock Legend ► Hard Rock >> 1979
The Church ------ Of Skins And Heart ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
Billy Squier ------ Don't Say No ► Hard Rock >> 1981
R.E.M. ------ Murmur ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
Johnny Cash ------ Johnny Cash Is Coming To Town ► Trad Country >> 1987
Fleetwood Mac ------ Tango In The Night ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
The Cross ------ Shove It ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Glass Tiger ------ Diamond Sun ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Chris Isaak ------ San Francisco Days ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
The Ataris ------ Blue Skies, Broken Hearts…Next 12 Exits ► Pop-Punk >> 1999
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ Echo ► Album Rock >> 1999


Apr 14
Dionne Warwick ------ Dionne Warwick In Paris ► Pop-Soul >> 1966
Gentle Giant ------ Three Friends ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Iron Maiden ------ Iron Maiden ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Judas Priest ------ British Steel ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Van Halen ------ Diver Down ► Hard Rock >> 1982
David Bowie ------ Let's Dance ► Glam Rock >> 1983
Cocteau Twins ------ Victorialand ► Folk-Rock >> 1986
Chaka Khan ------ The Woman I Am ► Soul-Funk >> 1992
ZZ Top ------ Greatest Hits ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Cast ------ Mother Nature Calls ► Britpop >> 1997
Converge ------ When Forever Comes Crashing ► Punk/Metalcore >> 1998

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