Monday, February 27, 2017

 

Albums Released This Week (February 27 - March 5)

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):


February 27
Elvis Presley ------ How Great Thou Art ► Southern Gospel >> 1967
Blue Öyster Cult ------ On Your Feet Or On Your Knees ► Metal >> 1975
Yes ------ Yesterdays ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Village People ------ Macho Man ► Disco >> 1978
Desparate Bicycles ------ Remorse Code ► Post-Punk/Psych Rock >> 1979
Dead Can Dance ------ Dead Can Dance ► Post-Punk/Goth Rock >> 1984
XTC ------ Oranges And Lemons ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1989
Bruce Dickinson ------ Alive In Studio A ► Heavy Metal >> 1995
PJ Harvey ------ To Bring You My Love ► Indie Rock >> 1995
Neil Young ------ Dead Man ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Babble ------ Ether ► Electro Dance-Pop >> 1996
America ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
The Band ------ High On The Hog ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Triumph ------ King Biscuit Flower Hour (In Concert) ► Arena Rock >> 1996
Frank Zappa ------ The Lost Episodes ► Prog rock/Jazz Fusion >> 1996
Curtis Mayfield ------ People Get Ready: The Curtis Mayfield Story ► Soul/Funk >> 1996
Bad Religion ------ The Gray Race ► Punk Rock >> 1997
CKY ------ Volume 1 ► Alt. Rock/Alt. Metal >> 1999
Dave Matthews Band ------ Everyday ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2001
Cheap Trick ------ Silver ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 2001
Tears For Fears ------ Secret World - Live In Paris ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 2006


February 28
The Miracles ------ The Fabulous Miracles ► Soul - Motown >> 1963
Sam Cooke ------ Mr. Soul ► Soul >> 1963
Van Morrison ------ Moondance ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Styx ------ Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1983
The Ramones ------ Subterranean Jungle ► Punk-Rock >> 1983
U2 ------ War ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
"Weird Al" Yankovic ------ In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody >> 1984
Queen ------ The Works ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Various Artists ------ Pretty In Pink [Sndtrk] ► Post-Punk New Wave >> 1986
Indigo Girls ------ Indigo Girls ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Eric Johnson ------ Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
Little River Band ------ Get Lucky ► Soft Rock >> 1990
Yoko Ono ------ Onobox ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1992
Bruce Springsteen ------ Greatest Hits ► Heartland Rock >> 1995
Harry Nilsson ------ Personal Bast: The Harry Nilsson Anthology ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
Steve Earle ------ Train A Comin' ► Alt. Country >> 1995
Del Amitri ------ Twisted ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Oasis ------ Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 2000
AC/DC ------ Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Bob Dylan ------ Live 1961-2000: Thirty-Nine Years Of Great Concert Performances ► Folk-Rock >> 2001
The Rolling Stones ------ Singles 1968-1971 ► Blues-Rock >> 2005
Talking Heads ------ Bonus Rarities And Outtakes ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 2006
Bruce Springsteen ------ Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 ► Heartland Rock >> 2006
Elvis Costello And The Attractions ------ My Flame Burns Blue ► Orchestral Jazz >> 2006


February 29
Olivia Newton-John ------ Come On Over ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
The Fall ------ The Frenz Experiment ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1988
The Clash ------ The Story Of The Clash, Volume 1 ► Punk >> 1988
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ------ BTNHResurrection ► Gangsta Rap >> 2000
BloodHound Gang ------ Hooray For Boobies ► Post-Punk Alt Metal >> 2000
The Black Crowes ------ Live At The Greek ► Southern Rock >> 2000
Steely Dan ------ Two Against Nature ► Jazz-Rock >> 2000


March 01
Sam Cooke ------ Ain't That Good News ► Soul >> 1964
Elvis Presley ------ Girl Happy ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1965
The Rascals ------ Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Camel ------ Mirage ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Rush ------ Rush ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Jeff Beck ------ Blow By Blow ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion >> 1975
Max Webster ------ High Class In Borrowed Shoes ► Hard Rock >> 1977
The Hollies ------ A Crazy Steal ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Roxy Music ------ Manifesto ► Prog Rock >> 1979
Elton John ------ Lady Samantha ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Neil Young ------ Where The Buffalo Roam [Sndtrk] ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
Robert Hunter ------ Liberty ► Country-Rock >> 1988
Toto ------ The Seventh One ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Ocean Colour Scene ------ Ocean Colour Scene ► Brit Pop >> 1992
Cranberries ------ Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1993
Beck ------ Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock >> 1994
DK Jamz ------ The Original Donkey Kong Country Soundtrack ► Atmospheric Ambient >> 1995
Tonic ------ Live And Enhanced ► Alt/Roots Rock >> 1999
Kathleen Edwards ------ Back To Me ► Alt Country-Rock >> 2005
Cher ------ Gold ► Pop-Rock >> 2005
Jack Johnson ------ In Between Dreams ► AA Folk-Rock >> 2005
Lucinda Williams ------ Blessed ► Alt. Country >> 2011
Rhye ------ Woman ► Downtempo Pop >> 2013


March 02
The Doobie Brothers ------ The Captain And Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Steely Dan ------ Pretzel Logic ► Jazz-Rock >> 1974
Bananarama ------ Deep Sea Skiving ► New Wave Dance-Pop >> 1983
Siouxsie And The Banshees ------ Through The Looking Glass ► Post-Punk Alt Rock >> 1987
Tears For Fears ------ Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92) ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1992
Steve Earle ------ Essential Steve Earle ► Alt. Country >> 1993
Dimmu Borgir ------ Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999
Cheap Trick ------ The Essential Cheap Trick ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 2004
John Hiatt ------ The Open Road ► Roots Rock >> 2010


March 03
The Walker Brothers ------ Images ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Laura Nyro ------ Eli And The Thirteenth Confession ► Soft Rock >> 1968
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ------ Black Magic ► Soul - Motown >> 1972
Gary Glitter ------ Glitter ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Stevie Wonder ------ Music Of My Mind ► Pop-R&B >> 1972
Bad Company ------ Burnin' Sky ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Patti Smith ------ Easter ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Zappa in New York ► Art Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Sheik Yerbouti ► Art Rock >> 1979
Metallica ------ Master Of Puppets ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
The Firm ------ Mean Business ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Boogie Down Productions ------ Criminal Minded ► East Coast Rap >> 1987
De La Soul ------ 3 Feet High And Rising ► Hip-Hop >> 1989
Triumph ------ Classics ► Arena Rock >> 1989
The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy ------ Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury ► Alt Hip-Hop >> 1992
David Byrne ------ Uh-Oh ► Prog Rock >> 1992
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ The Boatman's Call ► Alt Rock >> 1997
Apollo 440 ------ Electro Glide In Blue ► Electronic >> 1997
U2 ------ Pop ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Madonna ------ Ray Of Light ► Dance-Pop >> 1998
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! ► Alt Rock >> 2008
The Black Crowes ------ Warpaint ► Southern Rock >> 2008
U2 ------ No Line On The Horizon ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2009


March 04
Gene Vincent ------ Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps ► Rock n Roll >> 1957
ABBA ------ Waterloo ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Police ------ Live At Zellerbach ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Beatles ------ Rarities ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Wang Chung ------ Huang Chung ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1982
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Dazzle Ships ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1983
Thin Lizzy ------ Thunder And Lightning ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Spandau Ballet ------ True ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1983
Cocteau Twins ------ Aikea-Guinea [EP] ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Julian Cope ------ Peggy Suicide ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
The Auteurs ------ After Murder Park ► Glam Rock >> 1996
Mike + The Mechanics ------ Hits ► Brit Pop-Rock >> 1996
Evanescence ------ Fallen ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal >> 2003
Kathleen Edwards ------ Asking For Flowers ► Alt Country-Rock >> 2008
Jackson Browne ------ Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2 ► Folk-Rock >> 2008
The 1975 ------ Music For Cars [EP] ► Dream Pop >> 2013


March 05
The Kinks ------ Kinda Kinks [UK] ► British Invasion >> 1965
The Ventures ------ The Ventures Play The "Batman" Theme ► Rock n Roll Instrumental >> 1966
Paul Revere & The Raiders ------ Hard 'N' Heavy (With Marshmellow) ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Jimi Hendrix ------ The Cry Of Love ► Psych/Blues Rock >> 1971
Slade ------ Nobody's Fools ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Trooper ------ Hot Shots ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Charlie Daniels Band ------ Windows ► Southern Rock >> 1982
Yngwie Malmsteen ------ Rising Force ► Heavy Metal >> 1984
Steve Earle ------ Guitar Town ► Alt. Country >> 1986
The Beloved ------ Happiness ► Brit Pop/Dance-Pop >> 1990
Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. ------ New Funky Nation ► G-Funk >> 1990
Amy Grant ------ Heart In Motion ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1991
Morrissey ------ Kill Uncle ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
Teddy Pendergrass ------ Truly Blessed ► Soul-Pop >> 1991
Gravity Kills ------ Gravity Kills ► Industrial Electronica >> 1996
Iggy Pop ------ Naughty Little Doggie ► Alt. Rock / Punk >> 1996
Black Label Society ------ 1919 Eternal ► Heavy Metal >> 2002
Humble Pie ------ Live At The Whisky A Go-Go '69 ► Hard Rock >> 2002
Poco ------ All Fired Up ► Country-Rock >> 2013

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