Monday, March 23, 2015

 

Albums Released This Week (March 23 - 29)

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):


Mar 23
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis Presley ► Rock n Roll >> 1956
Bobby Darin ------ That's All ► Pop-Rock >> 1959
Dionne Warwick ------ Dionne Warwick In Valley Of The Dolls ► Pop-Soul >> 1968
Roxy Music ------ For Your Pleasure ► Prog Rock >> 1973
King Crimson ------ Lark's Tongues In Aspic ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Judas Priest ------ Sad Wings Of Destiny ► Heavy Metal >> 1976
Genesis ------ ...And Then There Were Three… ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Kaya ► Roots Reggae >> 1978
Van Halen ------ Van Halen II ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Journey ------ Departure ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1980
ZZ Top ------ Eliminator ► Blues-Rock >> 1983
Ratt ------ Out Of The Cellar ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Howard Jones ------ Dream Into Action ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Joni Mitchell ------ Chalk Mark In A Rain Storm ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
Fates Warning ------ No Exit ► Heavy Metal/Progressive >> 1988
ZZ Top ------ Recycler ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
The Fall ------ Code: Selfish ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock >> 1992
The Mothers Of Invention ------ Ahead Of Their Time ► Art Rock >> 1993
Depeche Mode ------ Songs Of Faith And Devotion ► Synth-Pop >> 1993
Dwight Yoakam ------ This Time ► Alt Country-Rock >> 1993
Everclear ------ Sparkle And Fade ► Grunge-Punk >> 1995
Iron Maiden ------ Virtual XI ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
A+ ------ Hempstead High ► Pop-Rap >> 1999
Gov't Mule ------ Live…With A Little Help From Our Friends, Vol. 2 ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock >> 1999
Mark Knopfler ------ Metroland [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock >> 1999
Peter Pan Speedrock ------ Killermachine ► Punk Rock >> 2000
Lou Reed ------ Animal Serenade ► Album Rock >> 2004
Guns N' Roses ------ Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock >> 2004
Eric Clapton ------ Me And Mr. Johnson ► Blues-Rock >> 2004
Triumph ------ A Night Of Triumph ► Arena Rock >> 2004


Mar 24
The Easybeats ------ It's 2 Easy ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1966
Elton John ------ Friends ► Pop-Rock >> 1971
Slade ------ Slade Alive! ► Hard Rock >> 1972
Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks ------ Striking It Rich ► Country-Rock >> 1972
Pink Floyd ------ The Dark Side Of The Moon [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1973
Chicago ------ Chicago VIII ► Jazz-Rock >> 1975
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Nuthin' Fancy ► Southern Rock >> 1975
Motörhead ------ Overkill ► Heavy Metal >> 1979
Talking Heads ------ The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1982
The Rolling Stones ------ Dirty Work ► Blues-Rock >> 1986
Pet Shop Boys ------ Please ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
They Might Be Giants ------ Apollo 18 ► Alt. Rock >> 1992
Running Wild ------ Black Hand Inn ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1994
Supertramp ------ Some Things Never Change ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1997
Everclear ------ White Trash Hell ► Grunge-Punk >> 1997
Journey ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Arena Rock >> 1998
Blue Öyster Cult ------ Heaven Forbid ► Metal >> 1998
Indigo Girls ------ Poseidon And The Bitter Bug ► Folk-Rock >> 2009


Mar 25
The Beach Boys ------ Surfin' U.S.A. ► Pop-Rock >> 1963
Billy Preston ------ The Wildest Organ In Town ► Soul >> 1966
Jimi Hendrix ------ Band Of Gypsys ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
John Cale ------ Vintage Violence ► Art Rock >> 1970
The Kinks ------ The Kink Kronikles ► British Rock >> 1972
Earth, Wind & Fire ------ Open Our Eyes ► Soul-Funk >> 1974
John Cale ------ Slow Dazzle ► Art Rock >> 1975
Paul McCartney & Wings ------ Wings At The Speed Of Sound ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Triumph ------ Progressions Of Power ► Arena Rock >> 1980
Devo ------ DEV-O LIVE ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1981
The Church ------ The Blurred Crusade ► Alt. Power Pop >> 1982
Joe Jackson ------ Big World ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1986
The Cure ------ Entreat ► Post-Punk >> 1991
Shakira ------ Peligro ► New Jack Swing >> 1993
Powerman 5000 ------ True Force ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Sleater-Kinney ------ Call The Doctor ► Punk/Riot Grrl >> 1996
Matthew Sweet ------ Blue Sky On Mars ► Power Pop >> 1997
Dinosaur Jr. ------ Hand It Over ► Alt. Rock >> 1997
Daft Punk ------ Homework ► House >> 1997
The Notorious B.I.G. ------ Life After Death ► Gangsta Rap >> 1997
Machine Head ------ The More Things Change… ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 1997
Simple Minds ------ The Early Years 1977-1978 ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1998
Rick Slick ------ The Art Of Storytelling ► Rap >> 1999
Iron Maiden ------ Rock In Rio ► Heavy Metal >> 2002
The Raconteurs ------ Consolers Of The Lonely ► Alt. Rock >> 2008
The B-52's ------ Funplex ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 2008
Counting Crows ------ Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2008
Simple Minds ------ Celebrate: The Greatest Hits ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 2013
Iron Maiden ------ Maiden England '88 ► Heavy Metal >> 2013
Jack Bruce ------ Silver Rails ► Prog Rock/Fusion >> 2014


Mar 26
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers ------ John Mayall Plays John Mayall ► Blues-Rock >> 1965
The Kinks ------ Percy [Sndtrk] ► British Rock >> 1971
The Mothers Of Invention ------ Just Another Band From L.A. ► Art Rock >> 1972
ABBA ------ Ring Ring ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Smokey Robinson ------ A Quiet Storm ► Soul/Quiet Storm >> 1975
Santana ------ Amigos ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1976
Thin Lizzy ------ Jailbreak ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Village People ------ Go West ► Disco >> 1979
Van Halen ------ Women And Children First… ► Hard Rock >> 1980
The Oak Ridge Boys ------ Fancy Free ► Country-Pop >> 1981
Keel ------ The Right To Rock ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ Southern Accents ► Album Rock >> 1985
Van Halen ------ 5150 ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Heart ------ Brigade ► Album Rock >> 1990
Cross ------ Mad: Bad: And Dangerous To Know ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Digital Underground ------ Sex Packets ► Pop-Rap >> 1990
Bob Dylan ------ The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961-1991 ► Folk-Rock >> 1991
Rod Stewart ------ Vagabond Heart ► Blues-Rock >> 1991
Anal Cunt ------ 40 More Reasons To Hate Us ► Heavy Metal/Grindcore >> 1996
Bonnie Tyler ------ Free Spirit ► Pop Vocals (Female) >> 1996
Mark Knopfler ------ Golden Heart ► Roots Rock >> 1996
David Gray ------ Shine: The Best Of The Early Years ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2007
Coldplay ------ The Singles 1999-2006 ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2007
Iron Maiden ------ En Vivo! ► Heavy Metal >> 2012


Mar 27
Bob Dylan ------ Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits ► Folk-Rock >> 1967
Ringo Starr ------ Sentimental Journey ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Three Dog Night ------ Seven Separate Fools ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1972
Ian Hunter ------ You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic ► Album Rock >> 1979
David Gilmour ------ About Face ► Prog Rock >> 1984
Run-D.M.C. ------ Run-D.M.C. ► Rap >> 1984
King Crimson ------ Three Of A Perfect Pair ► Prog Rock >> 1984
The Outfield ------ Voices Of Babylon ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Slint ------ Spiderland ► Experimental/Indie Rock >> 1991
Silverchair ------ Frogstomp ► Grunge >> 1995
Embrace ------ Drawn From Memory ► Alt Rock/Post-Britpop >> 2000
Peter Cetera ------ Another Perfect World ► Pop-Rock >> 2001
Bruce Springsteen ------ Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: Live In New York City ► Heartland Rock >> 2001
Natalie Cole ------ Anthology ► Soul-Pop >> 2003
Massive Attack ------ Collected ► Trip-Hop >> 2006
Machine Head ------ The Blackening ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 2007
Stevie Nicks ------ Crystal Visions - The Very Best Of Stevie Nicks ► Pop-Rock >> 2007


Mar 28
The Rolling Stones ------ Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) ► Rock >> 1966
The Rascals ------ The Young Rascals ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1966
Led Zeppelin ------ Houses Of The Holy ► Hard Rock >> 1973
10cc ------ Look Hear? ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Al Jarreau ------ Jarreau ► Jazz-Pop Vocal >> 1983
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ Like A Rock ► Heartland Rock >> 1986
Roxette ------ Joyride ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
En Vogue ------ Funky Divas ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
The Divine Comedy ------ Promenade ► Brit Pop >> 1994
Wilco ------ A.M. ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 1995
Sarah McLachlan ------ The Freedom Sessions ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
Big L ------ Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous ► Hardcore Rap >> 1995
Cherry Twister ------ At Home With Cherry Twister ► Power Pop >> 2000
Common ------ Like Water For Chocolate ► Alt Hip Hop >> 2000
Various Artists ------ Romeo Must Die: The Album [Sndtrk] ► R&B/funk-rap >> 2000


Mar 29
Diana Ross ------ Diana! ► Soul >> 1971
The Jackson 5 ------ Skywriter ► Soul - Motown >> 1973
Mott The Hoople ------ The Hoople ► Hard Rock >> 1974
King Crimson ------ Starless And Bible Black ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Charlie Daniels Band ------ Saddle Tramp ► Southern Rock >> 1976
Supertramp ------ Breakfast In America ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1979
Billy Joel ------ Glass Houses ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Iron Maiden ------ The Number Of The Beast ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
Slade ------ Rogues Gallery ► Glam Rock >> 1985
Bobby McFerrin ------ Simple Pleasures ► Pop-Reggae >> 1988
Little Feat ------ Representing The Mambo ► Southern Rock >> 1989
The Kinks ------ Phobia ► British Rock >> 1993
Suede ------ Suede ► Brit Pop >> 1993
The Subdudes ------ Annunciation ► Blues-Rock >> 1994
Phish ------ Hoist ► Prog Rock/Jam Band >> 1994
GWAR ------ This Toilet Earth ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1994
Gamma Ray ------ Power Plant ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1999
Judy Collins ------ Portrait Of An American Girl ► Folk-Pop >> 2005
Bob Dylan ------ All The Best: Dylan ► Folk-Rock >> 2011

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