Monday, October 20, 2014

 

Albums Released This Week (October 20 - 26)

Here's a sampling of the BEST music ever made! Great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop released this week (and some related albums of note):


Oct 20
Elvis Presley ------ Roustabout ► Rock n Roll >> 1964
John Lennon & Yoko Ono ------ Wedding Album ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis Sings The Wonderful World Of Christmas ► Rock n Roll >> 1971
Peter Frampton ------ Frampton's Camel ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Peter Frampton ------ Somethin's Happening ► Arena Rock >> 1974
B. J. Thomas ------ Reunion ► Country-Pop >> 1975
The Damned ------ The Black Album ► Punk-Rock >> 1980
U2 ------ Boy ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1980
Donna Summer ------ The Wanderer ► Disco >> 1980
The Human League ------ Dare! ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1981
Quarterflash ------ Quarterflash ► Pop-Rock >> 1981
Oak Ridge Boys ------ Deliver ► Country-Pop >> 1983
Frankie Goes To Hollywood ------ Liverpool ► New Wave Club/Dance >> 1986
Nine Inch Nails ------ Pretty Hate Machine ► Industrial Metal >> 1989
Kenny G ------ Breathless ► Jazz-Pop >> 1992
Madonna ------ Erotica ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Keith Richards ------ Main Offender ► Hard Rock >> 1992
Richard Marx ------ Greatest Hits ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
The Sea And Cake ------ The Sea And Cake ► Indie Rock/Experimental >> 1994
Gary Numan ------ Exile [UK] ► Industrial Rock >> 1997
Crucial Conflict ------ Good Side, Bad Side ► Chicago Rap >> 1998
George Martin ------ In My Life ► Beatles Retrospective >> 1998
Aerosmith ------ A Little South Of Sanity ► Hard Rock >> 1998
Black Sabbath ------ Reunion ► Hard Rock >> 1998
The Human League ------ The Golden Hour Of The Future: Recordings By The Future And The Human League ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 2002
AC/DC ------ Black Ice ► Hard Rock >> 2008


Oct 21
Manfred Mann ------ As Is ► Rock n Roll >> 1966
Bob Dylan ------ New Morning ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Mike Oldfield ------ Ommadawn ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion >> 1975
Meat Loaf ------ Bat Out Of Hell ► Arena Rock >> 1977
The Beatles ------ Love Songs ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Genesis ------ Seconds Out ► Prog Rock >> 1977
Bobby And The Midnites ------ Bobby & The Midnights ► Country-Rock >> 1981
Simple Minds ------ Once Upon A Time ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1985
Jethro Tull ------ Original Masters ► Prog Rock >> 1985
"Weird Al" Yankovic ------ Polka Party! ► Comedy/Parody >> 1986
Steve Winwood ------ Chronicles ► Album Rock >> 1987
Tiffany ------ Hold An Old Friend's Hand ► Dance-Pop >> 1988
Don Dokken ------ Up From The Ashes ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal >> 1990
Carcass ------ Necroticism - Descanting The Insalubrious ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1991
Grand Funk Railroad ------ Bosnia ► Hard Rock >> 1997
Artension ------ Phoenix Rising ► Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal >> 1997
Little Feat ------ Kickin' It At The Barn ► Southern Rock >> 2003
The Allman Brothers Band ------ Live At The Atlanta International Festival: July 3 & 5, 1970 ► Southern Rock >> 2003
Rush ------ Rush In Rio ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2003
Van Morrison ------ What's Wrong With This Picture? ► Folk-Rock >> 2003
Bob Dylan ------ Pure Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 2011
Bob Dylan ------ The Real Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 2012


Oct 22
Donovan ------ Fairytale [UK] ► Folk-Rock >> 1965
Led Zeppelin ------ Led Zeppelin II ► Hard Rock >> 1969
Kiss ------ Hotter Than Hell ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Elton John ------ Blue Moves ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ Night Moves ► Album Rock >> 1976
Led Zeppelin ------ The Song Remains The Same ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Cher ------ Prisoner ► Pop-Disco >> 1979
The Cure ------ Concert: The Cure Live ► Post-Punk >> 1984
Paul McCartney ------ Give My Regards To Broad Street ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Mason Williams & Mannheim Steamroller ------ Classical Gas ► Folk-Rock >> 1987
Ozzy Osbourne ------ No Rest For The Wicked ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Pet Shop Boys ------ Behavior ► Electro-pop/Dance >> 1990
Matthew Sweet ------ Girlfriend ► Power Pop >> 1991
Death ------ Human ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1991
Various Artists ------ Two Rooms: Celebrating The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
Sarah McLachlan ------ Fumbling Towards Ecstasy ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Van Halen ------ Best Of Van Halen, Vol. I ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Phil Collins ------ Dance Into The Light ► Pop-Rock >> 1996
Gov't Mule ------ Live From Roseland Ballroom ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock >> 1996
Journey ------ Trial By Fire ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1996
The Dillenger Escape Plan ------ Under The Running Board ► Heavy Metal/Mathcore >> 1998
The Cranberries ------ Wake Up And Smell The Coffee ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001
Foo Fighters ------ One By One ► Grunge Rock >> 2002
Santana ------ Shaman ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 2002
Ray Davies ------ Working Man's Café ► Pop-Rock >> 2007


Oct 23
Frank Zappa ------ Chunga's Revenge ► Art Rock >> 1970
Genesis ------ Trespass ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Al Green ------ I'm Still in Love With You ► Soul (Southern) >> 1972
Harry Chapin ------ On The Road To Kingdom Come ► Folk-Pop >> 1976
Elvis Costello And The Attractions ------ Almost Blue ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
Sammy Hagar ------ Standing Hampton ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Willie Nelson ------ Without A Song ► Outlaw Country >> 1983
Wham! ------ Make It Big ► Pop-Rock >> 1984
Iggy Pop ------ Blah Blah Blah ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1986
Terence Trent D'Arby ------ Neither Fish Nor Flesh (A Soundtrack Of Love, Faith, Hope & Destruction) ► Pop-R&B >> 1989
Betty Boo ------ Boomania ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Deep Purple ------ Slaves And Masters ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Ozzy Osbourne ------ Ozzmosis ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Atomic Kitten ------ Right Now ► Dance-Pop >> 2000
Gov't Mule ------ The Deep End, Vol. 1 ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock >> 2001
Bush ------ Golden State ► Grunge Rock >> 2001
Incubus ------ Morning View ► Funk Metal >> 2001
Toni Braxton ------ Snowflakes ► Soul-Pop >> 2001
Martin Briley ------ It Comes In Waves ► Pop-Rock/Power Pop >> 2006
Mötley Crüe ------ Carnival Of Sins: Live, Vols. 1-2 ► Heavy Metal >> 2007
Neil Young ------ Chrome Dreams II ► Folk-Rock >> 2007
Heart ------ Dreamboat Annie Live ► Album Rock >> 2007
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss ------ Raising Sand ► Folk-Rock >> 2007


Oct 24
Grateful Dead ------ Grateful Dead (Live Skull & Roses) ► Country-Rock >> 1971
John Lennon ------ Shaved Fish ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Roxy Music ------ Siren ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Rory Gallagher ------ Calling Card ► Blues-Rock >> 1976
Cheap Trick ------ All Shook Up ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1980
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Organisation ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1980
Billy Idol ------ Don't Stop ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Stryper ------ To Hell With The Devil ► Heavy Metal/Christian >> 1986
Dead Can Dance ------ The Serpent's Egg ► Folk-Pop >> 1988
Brenda Lee ------ A Brenda Lee Christmas ► Country-Pop >> 1991
Silver Jews ------ Starlite Walker ► Alt Rock/Indie Rock >> 1994
Indigo Girls ------ 1200 Curfews ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
20 Fingers ------ 20 Fingers ► Dance-Pop >> 1995
The Pretenders ------ The Isle Of View ► Post-Punk >> 1995
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ It's A Mystery ► Heartland Rock >> 1995
Simply Red ------ Life ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
The Smashing Pumpkins ------ Melon Collie And The Infinite Sadness ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Anthrax ------ Stomp 442 ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1995
Linkin Park ------ Hybrid Theory ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Christina Aguilera ------ My Kind Of Christmas ► Dance-Pop >> 2000
Bob Dylan ------ Beyond Here Lies Nothin': The Collection ► Folk-Rock >> 2011
Paul Simon ------ Songwriter ► Folk-Pop >> 2011


Oct 25
Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Electric Ladyland [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1968
Pink Floyd ------ Ummagumma ► Prog Rock >> 1969
Chicago ------ At Carnegie Hall, Vol. 1-4 (Chicago IV) ► Jazz-Rock >> 1971
The Doors ------ Other Voices ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Jeff Beck Group ------ Rough And Ready ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
Poco ------ A Good Feelin' to Know ► Country-Rock >> 1972
Carpenters ------ GEM II [Japan] ► Easy Listening >> 1973
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Natty Dread ► Roots Reggae >> 1974
Paul Simon ------ Still Crazy After All These Years ► Folk-Pop >> 1975
Al Di Meola ------ Land Of The Midnight Sun ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1976
Joe Walsh ------ You Can't Argue With A Sick Mind ► Blues-Rock >> 1976
Aretha Franklin ------ Aretha ► Soul >> 1980
Culture Club ------ Waking Up With The House On Fire ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1984
The Cars ------ Greatest Hits ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1985
The Police ------ Every Breath You Take: The Singles ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1986
Howard Jones ------ One To One ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1986
The Traveling Wilburys ------ Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Frank Zappa ------ You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 2 ► Art Rock >> 1988
Joni Mitchell ------ Turbulent Indigo ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Madonna ------ Bedtime Stories ► Dance-Pop >> 1994
Bob Seger ------ Greatest Hits ► Album Rock >> 1994
Common Sense ------ Resurrection ► Underground Rap >> 1994
Madonna ------ Evita [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop >> 1996
The Brian Jones Massacre ------ Thank God For Mental Illness ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1996
Faithless ------ Sunday 8PM/Saturday 3AM ► Trip-hop/Dance >> 1999
Bette Midler ------ Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook ► Female Vocalist >> 2005
Aerosmith ------ Rockin' The Joint ► Hard Rock >> 2005
Devon Allman's Honeytribe ------ Space Age Blues ► Blues-Rock >> 2010


Oct 26

Sam & Dave ------ Soul Men ► Soul >> 1967
Diana Ross And Marvin Gaye ------ Diana & Marvin ► Soul >> 1973
Neil Diamond ------ Serenade ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Fall ------ Dragnet ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1979
Pat Benatar ------ In The Heat Of The Night ► Hard Rock >> 1979
J. Geils Band ------ Freeze-Frame ► Blues-Rock >> 1981
Gary Numan ------ Berserker ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1984
Meat Loaf ------ Live At Wembley ► Arena Rock >> 1987
Hooters ------ Zig Zag ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1989
The Velvet Underground ------ Live MCMXCIII ► Alt. Rock >> 1993
10,000 Maniacs ------ MTV Unplugged ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
The Cure ------ Paris ► Post-Punk >> 1993
Blur ------ The Special Collectors Edition ► Alt Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1994
Napalm Death ------ Words From The Exit Wound [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore >> 1998
Akinyele ------ Aktapuss ► Dirty Rap >> 1999
B*Witched ------ Awake And Breathe ► Pop/Girl Group >> 1999
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ------ Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
Phil Lesh & Friends ------ Love Will See You Through ► Country-Rock >> 1999
Incubus ------ Make Yourself ► Funk Metal >> 1999
Bush ------ The Science Of Things ► Grunge Rock >> 1999
Genesis ------ Turn It On Again: The Hits ► Prog Rock >> 1999

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