Monday, August 12, 2013

 

Albums Released This Week (August 12 - 18)

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):


Aug 12
Aretha Franklin ------ Laughing On The Outside ► Soul >> 1963
The Kinks ------ The Kinks Greatest Hits! ► British Rock >> 1966
Big Brother & The Holding Company ------ Big Brother & The Holding Company ► Blues-Rock >> 1967
Big Brother & The Holding Company ------ Cheap Thrills ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Roberta Flack ------ Chapter Two ► Pop-Soul >> 1970
Luther Vandross ------ Never Too Much ► Smooth Soul >> 1981
Queensrÿche ------ Queensrÿche ► Heavy Metal >> 1983
Neil Young ------ Old Ways ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Paul Simon ------ Graceland ► Folk-Pop >> 1986
Metallica ------ Metallica ► Heavy Metal >> 1991
Luis Miguel ------ Romances ► Latin Pop >> 1997
Pat Benatar ------ Good King Bad ► Hard Rock >> 2003
Extreme ------ Saudades De Rock ► Pop-Metal >> 2008


Aug 13
Gene Vincent ------ Bluejean Bop! ► Rock n Roll >> 1956
The Beatles ------ Help! ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
King Curtis ------ Everybody's Talkin' ► Southern Soul >> 1970
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Pronounced, Leh-nerd Skin-nerd ► Southern Rock >> 1973
Chicago ------ Chicago 13 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1979
Don Henley ------ I Can't Stand Still ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Twisted Sister ------ Love Is For Suckers ► Hair Metal >> 1987
Pixies ------ Bossanova ► Garage Rock >> 1990
Duran Duran ------ Liberty ► Synth-Pop >> 1990
Brooks & Dunn ------ Brand New Man ► Country-Rock >> 1991
Kid Creole & The Coconuts ------ You Shoulda Told Me You Were…. ► Dance-Rock >> 1991
Aldo Nova ------ A Portrait Of Aldo Nova ► Glam Rock >> 1991
Sheena Easton ------ No Strings ► Standards >> 1993
Akinyele ------ Put It In Your Mouth ► Dirty Rap >> 1996
James Taylor ------ October Road ► Folk-Rock >> 2002


Aug 14
The Rolling Stones ------ 5 X 5 ► British Invasion >> 1964
Al Green ------ Al Green Gets Next To You ► Soul >> 1971
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells ------ Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues ► Electric Blues >> 1974
Roberta Flack ------ Killing Me Softly ► Pop-Soul >> 1973
Brenda Lee ------ Feels So Right ► Country-Pop >> 1985
The Heart Throbs ------ Cleopatra Grip ► Indie Pop >> 1990
Motörhead ------ March Ör Die ► Heavy Metal >> 1992
Godspeed You Black Emperor! ------ F♯ A♯ ∞ ► Instrumental/Experimental >> 1997


Aug 15
Chad & Jeremy ------ Distant Shores ► Folk-Pop >> 1966
Fleetwood Mac ------ Pious Bird Of Good Omen ► Blues-Rock >> 1969
The Band ------ Rock Of Ages ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Rod Stewart ------ Atlantic Crossing ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
Led Zeppelin ------ In Through The Out Door ► Hard Rock >> 1979
America ------ Alibi ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
The Kinks ------ Give The People What They Want ► British Rock >> 1981
The Pretenders ------ Pretenders II ► Post-Punk >> 1981
AC/DC ------ Flick Of The Switch ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Cheap Trick ------ Next Position Please ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1983
Dio ------ Sacred Heart ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Michelle Shocked ------ Short, Sharp, Shocked ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
Southern Culture On The Skids ------ Dirt Track Date ► Rockabilly >> 1995
Garbage ------ Garbage ► Art Rock >> 1995
Blind Melon ------ Soup ► Alt. Rock >> 1995
Korn ------ Follow The Leader ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 1998
Blue October ------ Consent To Treatment ► Indie Rock/Post-Grunge >> 2000


Aug 16
The Rolling Stones ------ Gimme Shelter ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
The Temptations ------ The Temptations Do The Temptations ► Soul - Motown >> 1976
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ Freaky Styley ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1985
Miami Sound Machine ------ Primitive Love ► Pop-Dance >> 1985
Mayhem ------ Deathcrush ► Norwegian Black Metal >> 1987
The Ethiopians ------ Dread Prophecy ► Rocksteady >> 1989
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ Mother's Milk ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1989
ALL ------ Breaking Things ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk >> 1993
Crosby, Stills & Nash ------ After The Storm ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Prince ------ Come ► Funk-Pop >> 1994
Barenaked Ladies ------ Maybe You Should Drive ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994
Neil Young ------ Sleeps With Angels ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Tricky ------ Juxtapose ► Electronic Trip-Hop >> 1999


Aug 17
Miles Davis ------ Kind Of Blue ► Improv Jazz >> 1959
The Band ------ Stage Fright ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
XTC ------ Drums And Wires ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
Rose Royce ------ Rose Royce IV: Rainbow Connection ► Disco/Funk >> 1979
W.A.S.P. ------ W.A.S.P. ► Glam Metal >> 1984
Tom Waits ------ Franks Wild Years ► Blues-Rock >> 1987
New Order ------ Substance ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1987
Cannibal Corpse ------ Eaten Back To Life ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
The Call ------ Red Moon ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1990
Take That ------ Take That & Party ► Pop-Rock/Boyband >> 1992
Mariah Carey ------ Music Box ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Bad Brains ------ Rise ► Post-Punk/Hardcore >> 1993
Tina Arena ------ In Deep ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Front Line Assembly ------ Re-wind ► Industrial Rock >> 1998
Blur ------ The 10 Year Limited Edition Anniversary Box Set ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1999
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Rough Harvest ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
The Moody Blues ------ Strange Times ► Prog Rock >> 1999
Boz Scaggs ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Pop-Rock >> 2004
Iron Maiden ------ The Final Frontier ► Heavy Metal >> 2010
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ No Better Than This ► Roots Rock >> 2010


Aug 18
Burning Spear ------ Man In The Hills ► Roots Reggae >> 1976
The Who ------ Who Are You ► British Rock >> 1978
Yes ------ Drama ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Wall Of Voodoo ------ Dark Continent ► Post-Punk >> 1981
ABBA ------ ABBA Live ► Euro-Pop >> 1986
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Kicking Against The Pricks ► Post-punk Alt Rock >> 1986
Debbie Gibson ------ Out Of The Blue ► Pop-Rock/Dance-Pop >> 1987
Aerosmith ------ Permanent Vacation ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Eric Clapton ------ Unplugged ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Phranc ------ Goofyfoot ► Folk-Rock/Surf Rock >> 1995
At The Drive-In ------ Acrobatic Tenement ► Post-Hardcore >> 1996
At The Drive-In ------ In/Casino/Out ► Punk Rock >> 1998
Graham Coxon ------ The Sky Is Too High ► Indie Rock/Lo-Fi >> 1998

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