Sunday, April 8, 2018

 

Albums Released This Week (April 9 - 15)

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 09
Bob Dylan ------ Nashville Skyline ► Folk-Rock >> 1969
Dr. John ------ Remedies ► Blues-Rock >> 1970
Queen ------ Queen II ► Prog Rock >> 1974
America ------ Hideaway ► Folk-Rock >> 1976
Natalie Cole ------ Natalie ► Soul-Pop >> 1976
Rainbow ------ Long Live Rock 'N' Roll ► Arena Rock >> 1978
Squeeze ------ Cool For Cats ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1979
Elton John ------ Jump Up! ► Pop-Rock >> 1982
R.E.M. ------ Reckoning ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1984
Billy Squier ------ Creatures Of Habit ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Roxette ------ Crash! Boom! Bang! ► Pop-Rock >> 1994
Chino XL ------ Here To Save You All ► Hardcore Rap >> 1996
Bonnie Raitt ------ Silver Lining ► Blues-Rock >> 2002
Neil Young Featuring Booker T. & The M.G.'s ------ Are You Passionate? ► Rock & Soul >> 2002
Roy Buchanan ------ Strange Kind Of Feeling ► Blues-Rock >> 2002
Motörhead ------ Hammered ► Heavy Metal >> 2004


April 10
Elvis Presley ------ It Happened At The World's Fair ► Rock n Roll >> 1963
The Beatles ------ The Beatles' Second Album ► Pop-Rock >> 1964
Dusty Springfield ------ From Dusty With Love ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Elton John ------ Elton John ► Pop-Rock >> 1970
Miles Davis ------ Black Beauty: Miles Davis At Fillmore West ► Jazz-Rock Fusion >> 1970
Carpenters ------ Golden Prize Volume II [Japan] ► Easy Listening >> 1974
Supertramp ------ Even In The Quietest Moments ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1977
Jethro Tull ------ Heavy Horses ► Prog Rock >> 1978
The Cure ------ Faith ► Post-Punk >> 1981
Jethro Tull ------ The Broadsword And The Beast [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1982
Scorpions ------ Blackout ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock >> 1982
The Cult ------ Sonic Temple ► Hard Rock >> 1989
Fleetwood Mac ------ Behind The Mask ► Pop-Rock >> 1990
Laura Branigan ------ Laura Branigan ► Dance-Pop >> 1990
The Hives ------ Veni Vidi Vicious ► Garage Rock >> 2000
Whitesnake ------ The Early Years ► Arena Rock >> 2004
Brenda Lee ------ Gospel Duets With Treasured Friends ► Country-Pop >> 2007
Bonnie Raitt ------ Slipstream ► Blues-Rock >> 2012


April 11
Creedence Clearwater Revival ------ Mardi Gras ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
The Beach Boys ------ Love You ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Whitesnake ------ Come An' Get It ► Arena Rock >> 1981
Savatage ------ Sirens ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1983
The Who ------ Two's Missing ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Butthole Surfers ------ Hairway To Steven ► Post-Punk Hardcore >> 1988
Iron Maiden ------ Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son ► Heavy Metal >> 1988
Celtic Frost ------ Vanity/Nemesis ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Pavement ------ Wowee Zowee ► Garage Rock >> 1995
Bad Manners ------ Special Brew ► Ska Revival >> 2000
No Doubt ------ Return Of Saturn ► Ska-Pop >> 2000
Queen ------ Stone Cold Classics ► Glam Rock >> 2006
Asia ------ Phoenix ► Prog Rock >> 2008
Judas Priest ------ The Essential Judas Priest ► Heavy Metal >> 2008
Bob Dylan ------ In Concert - Brandeis University 1963 ► Folk-Rock >> 2011


April 12
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ------ Dance Party ► Soul - Motown >> 1965
The Supremes ------ We Remember Sam Cooke ► Soul - Motown >> 1965
Stevie Wonder ------ Where I'm Coming From ► Pop-R&B >> 1971
The Jackson 5 ------ Maybe Tomorrow ► Soul - Motown >> 1971
Stephen Stills & Manassas ------ Manassas ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
J. Geils Band ------ Bloodshot ► Blues-Rock >> 1973
Poco ------ Seven ► Country-Rock >> 1974
Bob Seger ------ Beautiful Loser ► Heartland Rock >> 1975
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ Live Bullet ► Heartland Rock >> 1976
John Mellencamp (John Cougar) ------ American Fool ► Roots Rock >> 1982
Rush ------ Grace Under Pressure ► Arena Rock >> 1984
Cheap Trick ------ Lap Of Luxury ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1988
Neil Young & The Bluenotes ------ This Note's For You ► Blues-Rock >> 1988
Bruce Springsteen ------ In Concert/MTV Unplugged ► Album Rock >> 1993
David Gray ------ A Century Ends ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
All-4-One ------ All-4-One ► Contemporary Soul >> 1994
Hole ------ Live Through This ► Grunge >> 1994
Motörhead ------ Live At Brixton '87 ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Golden Earring ------ Paradise In Distress ► Hard Rock >> 1999
Nightmares On Wax ------ Carboot Soul ► Electronic/Trip Hop >> 1999
Supertramp ------ It Was The Best Of Times ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1999
New Order ------ In Sessions ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 2004
Foo Fighters ------ Wasting Light ► Grunge Rock >> 2011
Counting Crows ------ Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation) ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2012


April 13
Diana Ross & The Supremes ------ Farewell ► Soul >> 1970
Bob Marley & The Wailers ------ Catch A Fire ► Roots Reggae >> 1973
David Bowie ------ Aladdin Sane ► Glam Rock >> 1973
Michael Jackson ------ Music & Me ► Soul Ballad >> 1973
Aretha Franklin ------ Almighty Fire ► Soul >> 1978
Thin Lizzy ------ Black Rose: A Rock Legend ► Hard Rock >> 1979
Billy Squier ------ Don't Say No ► Hard Rock >> 1981
The Church ------ Of Skins And Heart ► Alt. Power Pop >> 1981
R.E.M. ------ Murmur ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
Carly Simon ------ Coming Around Again ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Fleetwood Mac ------ Tango In The Night ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Johnny Cash ------ Johnny Cash Is Coming To Town ► Trad Country >> 1987
Glass Tiger ------ Diamond Sun ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Cross ------ Shove It ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Chris Isaak ------ San Francisco Days ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1993
Warren Zevon ------ Learning To Flinch ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
Desmond Dekker & The Specials ------ King Of Kings ► Ska Revival >> 1995
Bruce Springsteen ------ 18 Tracks ► Album Rock >> 1999
Rick Springfield ------ Karma ► Power Pop >> 1999
The Ataris ------ Blue Skies, Broken Hearts…Next 12 Exits ► Pop-Punk >> 1999
The Jellybricks ------ The Soap Opera ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1999
The Who ------ 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best Of The Who ► British Rock >> 1999
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ------ Echo ► Album Rock >> 1999
Various Artists ------ VH1 Divas 1999 ► Pop-Rock >> 1999
Bruce Springsteen ------ Collection: 1973-2012 ► Heartland Rock >> 2012


April 14
Dionne Warwick ------ Dionne Warwick In Paris ► Pop-Soul >> 1966
Gentle Giant ------ Three Friends ► Prog Rock >> 1972
Iron Maiden ------ Iron Maiden ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Judas Priest ------ British Steel ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Van Halen ------ Diver Down ► Hard Rock >> 1982
David Bowie ------ Let's Dance ► Glam Rock >> 1983
Cocteau Twins ------ Victorialand ► Folk-Rock >> 1986
Soul Asylum ------ Clam Dip & Other Delights [EP] ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1989
Chaka Khan ------ The Woman I Am ► Soul-Funk >> 1992
ZZ Top ------ Greatest Hits ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Cast ------ Mother Nature Calls ► Britpop >> 1997
Converge ------ When Forever Comes Crashing ► Punk/Metalcore >> 1998
Cream ------ BBC Sessions ► Blues-Rock >> 2003
Tom Petty ------ In The Coloseum ► Album Rock >> 2014


April 15
Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells ------ Together ► Soul - Motown >> 1964
The Rolling Stones ------ Aftermath ► Rock n Roll >> 1966
Al Green ------ Green Is Blues ► Soul (Southern) >> 1970
Grand Funk Railroad ------ Survival ► Hard Rock >> 1971
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Second Helping ► Southern Rock >> 1974
Little Feat ------ Time Loves a Hero ► Southern Rock >> 1977
The Stranglers ------ Rattus Norvegicus ► Punk-Rock >> 1977
Andrew Gold ------ All This And Heaven Too ► Pop-Rock >> 1978
Billy Ocean ------ Love Zone ► Dance-Pop >> 1986
Leo Kottke ------ My Father's Face ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
Grateful Dead ------ One From The Vault ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1991
The Doobie Brothers ------ Brotherhood ► Pop-Rock >> 1991
David Gray ------ Sell, Sell, Sell ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1996
Bran Van 3000 ------ Glee ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1997
Buck-O-Nine ------ Twenty-Eight Teeth ► Ska-Punk >> 1997
Depeche Mode ------ Ultra ► Synth-Pop >> 1997
Jerry Garcia Band ------ How Sweet It Is ► Roots Rock >> 1997
Savage Garden ------ Savage Garden ► Dance-Pop >> 1997
Teddy Pendergrass ------ You And I ► Soul-Pop >> 1997
Fleetwood Mac ------ Say You Will ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
ZZ Top ------ Mescalero ► Blues-Rock >> 2003
Simple Minds ------ Sunday Express - Live Volume 1 ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 2007
Rush ------ Snakes & Arrows Live ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2008
Tom Petty ------ Petty's Peculiar Picks: The Best Of Tom Petty's Buried Treasure ► Album Rock >> 2014
PJ Harvey ------ Hope Six Demolition Project, The ► Indie Rock >> 2016

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