Tuesday, April 3, 2018

 

Albums Released This Week (April 2 - 8)

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):


April 02
Elvis Presley ------ Kissin' Cousins ► Rock n Roll >> 1964
Donny Hathaway ------ Donny Hathaway ► Soul >> 1971
The Beatles ------ The Beatles/1962-1966 ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
The Beatles ------ The Beatles/1967-1970 ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Bad Company ------ Straight Shooter ► Hard Rock >> 1975
Jesse Colin Young ------ Love On The Wing ► Folk-Rock >> 1977
Phyllis Hyman ------ Phyllis Hyman ► Soul - Quiet Storm >> 1977
Jefferson Starship ------ Modern Times ► Arena Rock >> 1981
David Bowie & Giorgio Moroder ------ Cat People [Sndtrk] ► Electronic Dance-Pop >> 1982
Cocteau Twins ------ The Spangle Maker [EP] ► Folk-Rock >> 1984
Go West ------ Go West ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1985
Severed Heads ------ Bulkhead ► Electronica/Industrial >> 1988
Lenny Kravitz ------ Mama Said ► Pop-Rock/Soul-Funk >> 1991
Mike + The Mechanics ------ Word Of Mouth ► Brit Pop-Rock >> 1991
Atlanta Rhythm Section ------ Atlanta Rhythm Section '96 ► Southern Rock >> 1996
Citizen King ------ Count The Days ► Alt Rock/Punk Hop >> 1996
Eric Clapton ------ Crossroads 2: Live In The Seventies ► Blues-Rock >> 1996
Our Lady Peace ------ Clumsy ► Post-Grunge Alt Rock >> 1997
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ No More Shall We Part ► Alt Rock >> 2001
Genesis ------ Genesis 1976 - 1982 ► Prog Rock >> 2007
Richard Marx ------ Hits & Ballads ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2010
Lotus Plaza ------ Spooky Action At A Distance ► Indie Rock/Neo-Psychedelia >> 2012
The Rolling Stones ------ L.A. Friday (Live 1975) ► Blues-Rock >> 2012
Charles Bradley ------ Victim Of Love ► Soul-Funk >> 2013


April 03
Brenda Lee ------ Emotions ► Country-Pop >> 1961
Moby Grape ------ Wow ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO) >> 1968
Simon & Garfunkel ------ Bookends ► Folk-Rock >> 1968
Harry Nilsson ------ Harry ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Billy Preston ------ Live European Tour ► Funk >> 1974
Poco ------ Live ► Country-Rock >> 1976
En Vogue ------ Born To Sing ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
Ronnie Wood ------ Live & Electric ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Journey ------ Arrival ► AOR Rock >> 2001
David Gray ------ Live from London [EP] ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2006
Poison ------ The Best of Poison - 20 Years of Rock ► Heavy Metal/Hair Metal >> 2006
Black Sabbath ------ Black Sabbath: The Dio Years ► Hard Rock >> 2007
REO Speedwagon ------ Find Your Own Way Home ► Arena Rock >> 2007
Wilson Phillips ------ Dedicated ► Pop-Rock >> 2012


April 04
The Kingston Trio ------ Sold Out ► Folk-Pop >> 1960
ZZ Top ------ Rio Grande Mud ► Blues-Rock >> 1972
Carly Simon ------ Boys In The Trees ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Cocteau Twins ------ Peppermint Pig [EP] ► Folk-Rock >> 1983
Rodan ------ Rusty ► Alt Rock/Math Rock >> 1994
Black Sabbath ------ Cross Purposes Live ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Duran Duran ------ Thank You ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
Radiohead ------ The Bends ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
The Band ------ Live At Watkins Glen ► Folk-Rock >> 1995
INXS ------ Elegantly Wasted ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Kreator ------ Voices Of Transgression: A 90s Retrospective ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal >> 1999
Lou Reed ------ Ecstasy ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Procol Harum ------ BBC Live In Concert ► Prog Rock >> 2000
Mariah Carey ------ The Emancipation Of Mimi ► Pop-Rock >> 2005
Grand Funk Railroad ------ Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock >> 2006
Goo Goo Dolls ------ Warner Sound Sessions [EP] ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge >> 2014
10,000 Maniacs ------ Twice Told Tales ► Folk-Rock >> 2015


April 05
Ben E. King ------ Seven Letters ► Soul >> 1965
Jimi Hendrix ------ Scuse Me While I Kiss The Sky: Live At The L.A. Forum 4-5-70 ► Blues-Rock >> 1970
David Crosby & Graham Nash ------ Graham Nash/David Crosby ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Johnny Cash ------ Ragged Old Flag ► Trad Country >> 1974
Journey ------ Evolution ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1979
Tracy Chapman ------ Tracy Chapman ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
Crash Test Dummies ------ The Ghosts That Haunt Me ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1991
David Bowie ------ Black Tie White Noise ► Glam Rock >> 1993
Boz Scaggs ------ Some Change ► Pop-Soul >> 1994
Milla Jovovich ------ The Divine Comedy ► Soft Rock >> 1994
Blind Guardian ------ Imaginations From The Other Side ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal >> 1995
Kansas ------ On The Other Side ► Prog/Arena Rock >> 2005
Eric Clapton ------ Icon ► Blues-Rock >> 2011
Eric Clapton ------ Icon 2 ► Blues-Rock >> 2011
The Who ------ Icon ► British Rock >> 2011
The Who ------ Icon 2 ► British Rock >> 2011


April 06
Cilla Black ------ Sher-oo! ► Pop/Merseybeat >> 1968
Jean Jacques Burnel ------ Euroman Cometh ► Minimal Wave >> 1979
Roger Taylor ------ Fun In Space ► Glam Rock >> 1981
The Motels ------ All Four One ► L. A. New Wave >> 1982
The Cult ------ Electric ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Revival >> 1987
Bruce Hornsby ------ Harbor Lights ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
The Dandy Warhols ------ Dandys Rule, OK? ► Psych Rock >> 1995
Big Sugar ------ Heated ► Blues-Rock >> 1999
Various Artists ------ Fat Music Volume 4: Life In The Fat Lane ► Punk-Rock >> 1999
Jane's Addiction ------ A Cabinet Of Curiosities ► Alt. Rock >> 2009
Madonna ------ Sticky & Sweet Tour ► Dance-Pop >> 2010
Peter Wolf ------ Midnight Souvenirs ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul >> 2010


April 07
The Nazz ------ Nazz Nazz ► Garage Rock >> 1969
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ------ 4 Way Street ► Folk-Rock >> 1971
Genesis ------ ...And Then There Were Three… [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1978
Prince ------ For You ► Quiet Storm >> 1978
Rick James ------ Street Songs ► Soul-Funkl >> 1981
Blow Monkeys ------ Animal Magic ► Pop-Rock >> 1986
Various Artists ------ Absolute Beginners [Sndtrk] ► Contemporary Rock >> 1986
Whitesnake ------ Whitesnake ► Arena Rock >> 1987
Diamanda Galás ------ The Singer ► Gospel/Blues >> 1992
M.O.P. ------ To The Death ► Hardcore Rap >> 1994
Oval ------ 94 Diskont ► Experimental/Electronica >> 1995
The Chemical Brothers ------ Dig Your Own Hole ► Eletronica/Big beat >> 1997
2 Live Crew ------ The Real One ► East Coast Rap >> 1998
Bachman-Turner Overdrive ------ King Biscuit Flower Hour ► Album Rock >> 1998
Bonnie Raitt ------ Fundamental ► Blues-Rock >> 1998
King Crimson ------ Space Groove ► Prog Rock >> 1998
Stabbing Westward ------ Wither Blister Burn & Peel ► Industrial Rock >> 1998
James Taylor ------ Other Covers [EP] ► Folk-Rock >> 2009
Neil Young ------ Fork In The Road ► Folk-Rock >> 2009
The Tragically Hip ------ We Are The Same ► Folk-Rock >> 2009
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ Psychotic Reaction ► Album Rock >> 2017


April 08
Elvis Presley ------ Elvis Is Back! ► Rock n Roll >> 1960
Merle Haggard ------ The Legend Of Bonnie & Clyde ► Trad Country >> 1968
P. J. Proby ------ Three Week Hero ► Pop-Rock >> 1969
Caravan ------ In The Land Of Grey And Pink ► Prog Rock >> 1971
Dr. John ------ Desitively Bonnaroo ► New Orleans R&B >> 1974
Aerosmith ------ Toys In The Attic ► Hard Rock >> 1975
Carly Simon ------ Playing Possum ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
The Clash ------ The Clash [UK] ► Punk >> 1977
Dave Edmunds ------ D.E. 7th ► Roots/Pub Rock >> 1982
Toto ------ Toto IV ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
Heaven 17 ------ The Luxury Gap ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
Simple Minds ------ Real Life ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1991
The Rolling Stones ------ Flashpoint ► Rock n Roll >> 1991
The Offspring ------ Smash ► Punk-Rock >> 1994
Unwound ------ Repetition ► Post Hardcore >> 1996
Boz Scaggs ------ Come On Home ► Pop-Soul >> 1997
Frank Zappa ------ Have I Offended Someone? ► Art Rock >> 1997
Richard Marx ------ Flesh And Bone ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
Third Eye Blind ------ Third Eye Blind ► Power Pop >> 1997
James Taylor ------ The Best Of James Taylor ► Folk-Rock >> 2003
Judas Priest ------ Live In London ► Heavy Metal >> 2003
Lucinda Williams ------ World Without Tears ► Alt. Country >> 2003
Mariah Carey ------ E=MC2 ► Pop-Rock >> 2008
Paul Simon ------ So Beautiful Or So What ► Folk-Pop >> 2011
Counting Crows ------ Echoes Of The Outlaws Roadshow ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2013
Fossil Collective ------ Tell Where I Lie ► Dream Pop >> 2013
Various Artists ------ The Rebel Kind: Girls With Guitars ► Girl Groups >> 2014
Peter Wolf ------ A Cure For Loneliness ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul >> 2016

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