Monday, May 13, 2013

 

Albums Released This Week (May 13 - 19)

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):


May 13
Frank Zappa ------ Lumpy Gravy ► Art Rock >> 1968
Roger Daltrey ------ One Of The Boys ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Donna Summer ------ I Remember Yesterday ► Disco >> 1977
Elton John ------ 21 At 33 ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Rough Trade ------ Avoid Freud ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1980
Dire Straits ------ Brothers In Arms ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1985
Various Artists ------ Top Gun [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Limp Bizkit ------ Rock Im Park 2001 ► Rap-Metal >> 2008


May 14
Donovan ------ What's Bin Did And What's Been Hid [UK] ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
Dionne Warwick ------ On Stage And In The Movies ► Pop-Soul >> 1967
Neil Young With Crazy Horse ------ Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
The Carpenters ------ Carpenters ► Soft Rock >> 1971
Rory Gallagher ------ Live In Europe ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
AC/DC ------ High Voltage ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Heart ------ Little Queen ► Album Rock >> 1977
Peter Frampton ------ Breaking All The Rules ► Arena Rock >> 1981
The Clash ------ Combat Rock ► Punk >> 1982
Chicago ------ Chicago 17 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1984
Sade ------ Stronger Than Pride [UK] ► Quiet Storm >> 1988
Oleta Adams ------ Circle Of One ► Jazz-Pop Fusion >> 1990
Paula Abdul ------ Spellbound ► Dance-Pop >> 1991
The Bee Gees ------ High Civilization ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
EMF ------ Schubert Dip ► Synth-Pop >> 1991
Amorphis ------ Elegy ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1996
Def Leppard ------ Slang ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Miss Kitten & The Hacker ------ Intimités ► Electro Pop >> 1999
Scorpions ------ Acoustica ► Heavy Metal >> 2001
Bryan Adams ------ Spirit - Stallion Of The Cimarron [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 2002
Van Morrison ------ Down The Road ► Folk-Rock >> 2002
Rush ------ Vapor Trails ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2002


May 15
King Crimson ------ In The Wake Of Poseidon ► Prog Rock >> 1970
The Beach Boys ------ Carl & The Passions - "So Tough" ► Surfer >> 1972
The Jackson 5 ------ Moving Violation ► Soul - Motown >> 1975
The Moody Blues ------ Long Distance Voyager ► Prog Rock >> 1981
Squeeze ------ East Side Story ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
The Creatures ------ Feast ► Alt Post-Punk/goth rock >> 1983
Michael Jackson ------ Farewell My Summer Love ► Pop-Soul >> 1984
Night Ranger ------ Seven Wishes ► Hard Rock >> 1985
Mötley Crüe ------ Girls, Girls, Girls ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Dio ------ Lock Up The Wolves ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Opeth ------ Orchid ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal >> 1995
Bad Religion ------ No Substance ► Punk Rock >> 1998
Depeche Mode ------ Exciter ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
The Go-Go's ------ God Bless The Go-Go's ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
R.E.M. ------ Reveal ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
Wilco ------ Sky Blue Sky ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2007
Coldplay ------ LeftRightLeftRightLeft ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2009


May 16
The Beach Boys ------ Pet Sounds ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Bob Dylan ------ Blonde On Blonde ► Folk-Rock >> 1966
The Shadows ------ Shadow Music ► Instrumental Rock 'N' Roll >> 1966
Phil Ochs ------ Rehearsals For Retirement ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
The Who ------ Live At Leeds ► British Rock >> 1970
The Carpenters ------ Now & Then ► Soft Rock >> 1973
Neil Young ------ First Plane Outta Here! ► Country-Rock >> 1974
The Kinks ------ The Kinks Present A Soap Opera ► British Rock >> 1975
Hall & Oates ------ Livetime ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Joe Walsh ------ But Seriously Folks… ► Blues-Rock >> 1978
Devo ------ Freedom Of Choice ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1980
Iron Maiden ------ Piece Of Mind ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
10,000 Maniacs ------ Blind Man's Zoo ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
The A-Teens ------ The ABBA Generation ► Europop/Dance-Pop >> 2000
Peter Frampton ------ Live In Detroit ► Arena Rock >> 2000
Pearl Jam ------ Binaural ► Hard Rock >> 2000
The Raconteurs ------ Broken Boy Soldiers ► Alt. Rock >> 2006


May 17
Herbie Hancock ------ Maiden Voyage ► Fusion/Hard Be Bop >> 1965
Brenda Lee ------ The Versatile Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop >> 1965
Neil Diamond ------ Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Paul & Linda McCartney ------ Ram ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Bachman-Turner Overdrive ------ Bachman-Turner Overdrive ► Album Rock >> 1973
Jethro Tull ------ Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll, Too Young To Die ► Prog Rock >> 1976
Rainbow ------ Rainbow Rising ► Arena Rock >> 1976
Paul McCartney ------ Thrillington ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Patti Smith ------ Wave ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1979
Frank Zappa ------ Tinseltown Rebellion ► Art Rock >> 1981
The Fixx ------ Reach The Beach ► Techno-Pop >> 1983
Megadeth ------ Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good! ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Herbie Hancock ------ Perfect Machine ► Electro-Funk >> 1988
The Doobie Brothers ------ Cycles ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Thomas Anders ------ Whispers ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Jamiroquai ------ Emergency On Planet Earth [UK] ► Acid Jazz/Funk >> 1993
America ------ Hourglass ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Erasure ------ I Say I Say I Say ► Synth-Pop/Dance >> 1994
Van Morrison ------ A Night In San Francisco ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Oingo Boingo ------ Boingo ► New Wave Ska-Pop >> 1994
Hanson ------ Boomerang ► Pop-Rock/Teen Pop >> 1995
Cast ------ Magic Hour ► Britpop >> 1999
The Melvins ------ The Maggot ► Heavy Metal/Sludge Metal >> 1999
Van Morrison ------ Magic Time ► Folk-Rock >> 2005


May 18
Brenda Lee ------ By Request ► Country-Pop >> 1964
The Byrds ------ History Of The Byrds ► Country-Rock >> 1973
Angel ------ Helluva Band ► Prog Rock >> 1976
David Bowie ------ Lodger ► Glam Rock >> 1979
Ian Dury & The Blockheads ------ Do It Yourself ► Punk-Rock >> 1979
Concrete Blonde ------ Concrete Blonde ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1986
Steve Earle ------ Exit 0 ► Alt. Country >> 1987
Various Artists ------ Golden Throats: The Great Celebrity Sing-Off! ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Luis Miguel ------ 20 Años ► Latin Pop >> 1990
Janet Jackson ------ Janet ► Pop-Soul >> 1993
Kiss ------ Alive III ► Hard Rock >> 1993
Jerry Lee Lewis ------ The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology: All Killer, No Filler ► Rock n Roll >> 1993
Feeder ------ Polythene ► Grunge-Rock >> 1997
Grave Digger ------ Knights Of The Cross ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal >> 1998
AFI ------ Black Sails In The Sunset ► Hardcore Punk >> 1999
Jimmy Buffett ------ Beach House On The Moon ► Folk-Rock >> 1999


May 19
Brenda Lee ------ Johnny One Time ► Country-Pop >> 1969
Poco ------ Pickin' Up The Pieces ► Country-Rock >> 1969
Spiral Starecase ------ More Today Than Yesterday ► Psychedelic Pop >> 1969
Elton John ------ Honky Chateau ► Pop-Rock >> 1972
Uriah Heep ------ Demons & Wizards ► Prog. Rock >> 1972
The Kinks ------ Misfits ► British Rock >> 1978
The Cure ------ Staring At The Sea: The Singles ► Post-Punk >> 1986
Peter Gabriel ------ So ► Prog Rock >> 1986
Prince ------ Parade ► R&B-Pop >> 1986
The Ramones ------ Animal Boy ► Punk-Rock >> 1986
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam ------ Spanish Fly ► Dance-Pop >> 1987
Billy Ray Cyrus ------ Some Gave All ► Country-Pop >> 1992
Kiss ------ Revenge ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Calexico ------ The Black Light ► Alt Rock/Americana >> 1998
Kansas ------ Always Never The Same ► Arena Rock >> 1998
Spandau Ballet ------ Live At N.E.C. ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 2005
Eric Clapton And Steve Winwood ------ Live From Madison Square Garden ► Blues-Rock >> 2009

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