Monday, October 7, 2013

 

Albums Released This Week (October 7 - 13)

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):


Oct 07
The Beach Boys ------ Little Deuce Coupe ► Pop-Rock >> 1963
XTC ------ 3D EP ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1977
Dire Straits ------ Dire Straits ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1978
Heart ------ Dog & Butterfly ► Album Rock >> 1978
Loverboy ------ Get Lucky ► Arena Rock >> 1981
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Uh-Huh ► Roots Rock >> 1983
Slayer ------ Reign In Blood ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
Talking Heads ------ True Stories ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1986
Exodus ------ Pleasures Of The Flesh ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Metal Church ------ Hanging In The Balance ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1993
Steve Earle ------ El Corazón ► Alt. Country >> 1997
Leonard Cohen ------ More Of The Best Of Leonard Cohen ► Folk-Rock >> 1997
Blondie ------ Picture This Live ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1997
R.E.M. ------ R.E.M.: In The Attic - Alternative Recordings 1985-1989 ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Everclear ------ So Much For The Afterglow ► Grunge-Punk >> 1997
Janet Jackson ------ The Velvet Rope ► Pop-Soul >> 1997
Mötley Crüe ------ 20th Century Masters - The Millenium Collection: The Best Of Mötley Crüe ► Heavy Metal >> 2003
Jimmy Buffett ------ Live In Auburn, WA ► Folk-Rock >> 2003
Twisted Sister ------ A Twisted Christmas ► Hair Metal >> 2006
The Pretenders ------ Break Up The Concrete ► Post-Punk >> 2008


Oct 08
Dusty Springfield ------ Everything Coming Up Dusty ► Pop-Rock >> 1965
The Hollies ------ Distant Light [UK] ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Hawkwind ------ In Search Of Space ► Space Rock >> 1971
The Move ------ Message From The Country ► Pop Psychedelic >> 1971
Billy Preston ------ Music Is My Life ► Soul-Funk >> 1972
The Moody Blues ------ This Is The Moody Blues [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1974
Diana Ross ------ Mahogany ► Soul - Motown >> 1975
Prince ------ Dirty Mind ► Dance-Pop >> 1980
Talking Heads ------ Remain In Light ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1980
Mike Love ------ Looking Back With Love ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Joy Division ------ Still ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Diamond Head ------ Borrowed Time ► Heavy Metal (Brit New Wave) >> 1982
Madness ------ Presents The Rise & Fall ► Ska >> 1982
The Fall ------ The Wonderful And Frightening World Of The Fall ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1984
Van Morrison ------ Enlightenment ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Ringo Starr ------ Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band… ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
Eric Clapton ------ 24 Nights ► Blues-Rock >> 1991
Soundgarden ------ Badmotorfinger ► Grunge >> 1991
Primal Scream ------ Screamadelica ► Indie Rock >> 1991
Pixies ------ Trompe Le Monde ► Garage Rock >> 1991
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Whenever We Wanted ► Roots Rock >> 1991
Robert Earl Keen, Jr. ------ A Bigger Piece Of Sky ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Chris Isaak ------ Baja Sessions ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1996
Jimmy Buffett ------ Christmas Island ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Chemlab ------ East Side Militia ► Industrial Rock >> 1996
Colin James ------ National Steel ► Blues-Rock >> 1997
Bon Jovi ------ Bounce ► Arena Rock >> 2002
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ The Last DJ ► Album Rock >> 2002
Slaughter ------ Then and Now: Slaughter ► Hair Metal >> 2002


Oct 09
The Easybeats ------ Best of The Easybeats - Volume 2 ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1969
The Carpenters ------ Ticket To Ride ► Soft Rock >> 1969
Cream ------ Heavy Cream ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
Three Dog Night ------ Cyan ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1973
Ashford & Simpson ------ Send It ► Disco >> 1977
Judas Priest ------ Killing Machine ► Heavy Metal >> 1978
Judas Priest ------ Hell Bent For Leather ► Heavy Metal >> 1978
Boomtown Rats ------ The Fine Art Of Surfacing ► New Wave Post-Punk >> 1979
Armored Saint ------ March Of The Saint ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Devo ------ Shout ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1984
KBC Band ------ KBC Band ► Album Rock >> 1986
Bruce Springsteen ------ Tunnel Of Love ► Album Rock >> 1987
The Psychedelic Furs ------ Book Of Days ► New Wave Post-Punk >> 1989
Kylie Minogue ------ Enjoy Yourself ► Dance-Pop >> 1989
Styx ------ Edge Of The Century ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1990
Mary Chapin Carpenter ------ Shooting Straight In The Dark ► Country-Folk >> 1990
Placebo ------ Black Market Music ► Alt Rock/Glam Punk >> 2000
Godspeed You Black Emperor! ------ Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven ► Instrumental/Experimental >> 2000
Karla Bonoff ------ Live ► Pop-Rock >> 2007


Oct 10
Brenda Lee ------ This Is…Brenda ► Country-Pop >> 1960
The Monkees ------ The Monkees ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Simon & Garfunkel ------ Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme ► Folk-Pop >> 1966
Elvis Presley ------ Clambake ► Pop-Rock/Country-Pop >> 1967
The Kinks ------ Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) ► British Rock >> 1969
Frank Zappa ------ Hot Rats ► Art Rock >> 1969
King Crimson ------ In The Court Of The Crimson King ► Prog Rock >> 1969
Pink Floyd ------ Atom Heart Mother ► Prog Rock >> 1970
Renaissance ------ Ashes Are Burning ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Deep Purple ------ Come Taste The Band ► Hard Rock >> 1975
The Easybeats ------ The Shame Just Drained ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1977
Manfred Mann ------ Chance ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Thin Lizzy ------ Chinatown ► Hard Rock >> 1980
Bruce Springsteen ------ The River ► Album Rock >> 1980
UB40 ------ Present Arms In Dub ► Reggae-Dub >> 1981
Triumph ------ Stages ► Arena Rock >> 1985
John Farnham ------ Whispering Jack ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
John Lennon ------ Imagine: John Lennon ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
U2 ------ Rattle And Hum ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1988
George Harrison ------ The Best Of Dark Horse (1976-1989) ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Indigo Girls ------ Strange Fire ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Atlanta Rhythm Section ------ Truth In A Structured Form ► Hard Rock >> 1989
The Jesus Lizard ------ Liar ► Alt Rock/Noise Rock >> 1992
Suede ------ Dog Man Star ► Brit Pop >> 1994
Annihilator ------ King Of The Kill ► Thrash Metal >> 1994
Cowboy Junkies ------ 200 More Miles, Live Performances 1985 - 1994 ► Alt. Rock >> 1995
Peter Frampton ------ Frampton Comes Alive! II ► Arena Rock >> 1995
Fleetwood Mac ------ Time ► Pop-Rock >> 1995
Blackmail ------ Blackmail ► Post-Grunge/Kraut Rock >> 1997
Catch 22 ------ Alone In A Crowd ► Post-Punk/Third Wave Ska >> 2000
The Tubes ------ Tubes World Tour 2001 ► Alt. Rock >> 2000
James Taylor ------ James Taylor At Christmas ► Folk-Rock >> 2006
Sting ------ Songs From The Labyrinth ► Pop-Rock >> 2006
Jimmy Buffett ------ Take The Weather With You ► Folk-Rock >> 2006
Radiohead ------ In Rainbows ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2007


Oct 11
Johnny Cash ------ Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue Guitar ► Country-Rock >> 1957
Santana ------ Caravanserai ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1972
Manfred Mann's Earth Band ------ The Good Earth ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Billy Joel ------ Streetlife Serenade ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
Donna Summer ------ Four Seasons Of Love ► Disco >> 1976
Hot Tuna ------ Hoppkorv ► Folk-Rock >> 1976
Hall & Oates ------ Beauty On A Back Street ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Kansas ------ Point Of Know Return ► Arena Rock >> 1977
Lionel Richie ------ Can't Slow Down ► Soul-Dance >> 1983
Simply Red ------ Picture Book ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1985
Love And Rockets ------ Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven ► Glam-rock >> 1985
Pet Shop Boys ------ Introspective ► Club Dance >> 1988
Ministry ------ The Land Of Rape And Honey ► Industrial Metal >> 1988
Neil Young & Crazy Horse ------ Ragged Glory ► Folk-Rock >> 1990
Jackson Browne ------ I'm Alive ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Bonnie Tyler ------ Silhouette In Red ► Pop Vocals (Female) >> 1993
Korn ------ Korn ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 1994
Great Big Sea ------ Up ► Folk-Rock/Celtic Rock >> 1995
Pet Shop Boys ------ Nightlife ► Electro-pop/Dance >> 1999
Children Of Bodom ------ Tokyo Warhearts ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999
Duran Duran ------ Astronaut ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2004
Evanescence ------ Evanescence ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal >> 2011


Oct 12
Aretha Franklin ------ Aretha In Paris ► Soul >> 1968
Genesis ------ Selling England By The Pound ► Prog Rock >> 1973
The Who ------ Odds & Sods ► British Rock >> 1974
Chaka Khan ------ Chaka ► Soul-Funk >> 1978
Rick James ------ Fire It Up ► Soul-Funk >> 1979
Rod Stewart ------ Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 ► Blues-Rock >> 1979
U2 ------ October ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
Hall & Oates ------ Big Bam Boom ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Lloyd Cole & The Commotions ------ Rattlesnakes ► AA Pop-Rock/Synth >> 1984
Neil Young ------ Freedom ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Talking Heads ------ Once In A Lifetime - The Best Of The Talking Heads ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1992
George Clinton ------ Hey, Man, Smell My Finger ► Funk/Hip Hop >> 1993
Midnight Oil ------ 20,000 Watt R.S.L. ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Fatboy Slim ------ You've Come A Long Way, Baby ► Brit-Hop >> 1998
Chicago ------ Chicago XXVI: Live In Concert ► Jazz-Rock >> 1999
Eric Clapton ------ Clapton Chronicles: The Best Of Eric Clapton ► Blues-Rock >> 1999
Chris Isaak ------ Chris Isaak Christmas ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2004
Alison Moyet ------ Voice ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2004
Indigo Girls ------ Holly Happy Days ► Folk-Rock >> 2010


Oct 13
Manfred Mann ------ Manfred Mann's Greatest Hits ► Rock n Roll >> 1966
Herbie Hancock ------ Head Hunters ► Fusion >> 1973
Triumph ------ Triumph ► Arena Rock >> 1976
Billy Joel ------ 52nd Street ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
The Carpenters ------ Christmas Portrait ► Soft Rock >> 1978
XTC ------ Go 2 ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1978
AC/DC ------ If You Want Blood You've Got It ► Hard Rock >> 1978
Elton John ------ Victim Of Love ► Pop-Rock >> 1979
INXS ------ INXS ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1980
Kiss ------ Creatures Of The Night ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Sting ------ …Nothing Like The Sun ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Ace Frehley ------ Trouble Walkin' ► Pop-Metal >> 1989
Prince & The New Power Generation ------ The Love Symbol Album ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Mudhoney ------ Piece Of Cake ► Grunge Rock >> 1992
East 17 ------ Steam ► Dance-Pop >> 1994
Jurrasic 5 ------ Jurassic 5 EP ► Alternative Hip Hop >> 1997
The Blood Divine ------ Mystica ► Heavy Metal/Goth Metal >> 1997
Bob Dylan & The Band ------ The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert ► Folk-Rock >> 1998
James ------ Millionaires ► Alt Pop/Rock >> 1999
Blondie ------ The Curse Of Blondie ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 2003
Bob Dylan ------ Christmas In The Heart ► Folk-Rock >> 2009

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