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Pain In My Heart - Various - Party Time In Jamaica (Vinyl, LP)

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Now available on CD for the fi rst time as well. Slipcase packaging contains a page scrapbook by Olivia Harrison and a replica Pain In My Heart - Various - Party Time In Jamaica (Vinyl the original album poster.

Merlot Wave Vinyl. Since his debut single inMurphy has exploded in the cloud rap community and his music has been streamed over Million times. His new album, joke's on you, is his debut for Epitaph Records and will be his first available on vinyl. Guccihighwaters is the keystone to the label's dedication to this sound that we feel is the future of Alternative music. He began to indulge his musical vision by exploring community on the internet, finding a place to belong that he had not found prior.

As a singer, Murphy was a bit of an outsider to the SoundCloud rap world he'd begun to orbit. His use of original piano with a classic touch and his angelic singing gave him an original voice within the scene's crowded world.

Even if he wanted to blend in, he didn't know how. With Jokes On You, he says, "basically my goal was to make it sound like me. For Fans of powfu, Lil Peep, nothing, nowhere and Lund. Within those walls these songs had to be unapologetically honest. Even the darkest songs on this record hold out hope for a happy ending. Demon Records presents Distortion: Live, the fourth and final edition in a series of expansive vinyl box sets chronicling the solo career of legendary American musician Bob Mould.

Quick View. Reality Suite has grabbed that sword and is waving it relentlessly in the face of close-minded and sexist parts of society. Watch their latest music video for their single Grave to see them fighting and winning the fight.

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Some of the tracks were significantly edited from their original versions. Considered one of the greatest debut albums in rock history, Van Halen took the music world by storm in with an song manifesto that features some of rock radio s most played songs of all time and scorching concert staples like "Runnin With The Devil," "Ain t Talkin Bout Love," "Jamie s Cryin ," the band s signature cover of The Kinks "You Really Got Me, " and Eddie Van Halen s finger-tapping tour de force, "Eruption.

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The Black Parade Is Dead! The Black Parade centers around a dying character Pain In My Heart - Various - Party Time In Jamaica (Vinyl The Patient, who reflects on events in his life while he is confronted by Death in the form of his fondest memory, that of his father bringing him to see a marching band.

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This collection follows ten years after the band released their first greatest hits album, Believers Never Die - Greatest Hits, in Novemberwhich featured the band's singles from to and two new tracks, and was issued as they went on hiatus.

The album consists of seven songs written and sung by Dylan, with the Grateful Dead providing accompaniment. The album was produced by Jerry Garcia and John Cutler. Limited colored vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered archive release. Packaged with liner notes and rare photos.

Band of Gypsy's is a live album by Jimi Hendrix and the first without his original group, the Jimi Hendrix Experience. The album mixes funk and rhythm and blues elements with hard rock and jamming, an approach which later became the basis of funk rock.

It contains previously unreleased songs and was the last full-length Hendrix album released before his death. After his appearance at Woodstock with an interim group that included Cox, Hendrix began developing new songs and recording demos. When Miles became involved, he and Cox agreed to record a live album with Hendrix to be used to settle a contract dispute with a former manager.

The new material, influenced by Cox's and Miles' musical approaches, signal a new direction for Hendrix. Lyrically, they also explore new, more humanistic themes for Hendrix. The two numbers written and sung by Miles bear the stylings of soul music. As the album's producer, Hendrix had a difficult time completing the task. Presented with the sometimes problematic recordings and resigned to turning it over to a different record company, Hendrix expressed his dissatisfaction with the final product.

Shortly after it's release, Band of Gypsy's reached the top ten of the album charts in the US and UK as well as appearing in charts in several other countries. Although it was as popular as his albums with the Experience, it received mixed reviews. Some faulted the performances as tentative and underprepared; additionally, Miles' contributions on drums and vocals have been characterized as plodding and obtrusive. However, "Machine Gun" is generally regarded as the album's highlight and one of Hendrix's greatest achievements.

The influence of Band of Gypsy's is heard in the funk rock developments of the s and has been cited as an inspiration by various later rock musicians. Reissues of the album on compact disc included three extra songs recorded during the Fillmore East shows and additional material has been released on later albums.

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Joy Division's debut album, Unknown Pleasures, was released in on Anthony Wilson's independent record label Factory Records, and drew critical acclaim from the British press. One of the defining albums of British Rock music and one of the finest debut albums of all time is available now in gram vinyl format.

Described at the time as "an uncanny masterpiece" by Pete Townshend, the album has achieved legendary status over the years. It is the only studio document of an extraordinary year in the life of King Crimson. Originally released in by Columbia Records, this compilation album is the band's best-selling career disc. The album is two gram LPs with download insert in a gatefold sleeve. Lady Gaga came to prominence following the release of her debut studio album The Famewhich included the hits "Just Dance," "Poker Face," "Bad Romance" and sold over 15 million copies worldwide.

Madame X is the fourteenth studio album by singer and songwriter Madonna on Interscope Records. The album follows Rebel Heart. Madonna relocated to Lisbon, Portugal in She met artists, painters, and musicians. She decided to record an album based on her musical experience in the Portuguese city, which she referred to be "a melting pot of culture musically, from Angola to Guinea-Bissau to Spain to Brazil to France to Cape Verde". Before you ancients out there turn your heads and scoff at the premise of a twenty-something rock-and-roll goofball calling himself an old-anything, consider this: said perpetrator, he who answers to the name Mac DeMarco, has spent the better part of his time thus far writing, recording, and releasing an album of his own music pretty much every calendar flip, and pretty much on his own.

This special LP edition is a 2 disc gm gatefold vinyl. LP 1 contains the re-mastered album; LP 2 is a bonus audio disc. Also contains a free digital download card for all 20 tracks. Available in a variety of different configurations, McCartney has personally overseen every aspect of this project, and the results are spectacular.

RAM, originally released inis the only album to be credited to both Paul and Linda McCartney and has gone down in music history as one of the most revered in McCartney s catalog. After Hann invited the members to form a band, they passed their early days covering Punk songs in a local club. Limited vinyl LP pressing. At the Disco. Wentz signed the group to his own imprint label, Decaydance, without them having ever performed live. The album was recorded on a small budget at SOMD!

Studios in College Park, Maryland over several weeks in June The group had only graduated high school one month before. The album is divided into halves stylistically; the first half is primarily pop punk with elements of electronic, while the second employs more traditional instrumentation, with influences of baroque pop and swing.

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The album was one of the best-selling ofand by it had sold over 23 million RIAA-certified units, making it the third highest certified album in the United States. Limited picture disc vinyl LP pressing. Californication is the seventh studio album by Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was originally released on June 8, The album was produced by Rick Rubin.

Frusciante's return was credited with changing the band's sound altogether, producing a notable shift in style from the music recorded with Navarro. The album's subject material incorporated various sexual innuendos commonly associated with the band, but also contained more varied themes than previous outings, including death, contemplations of suicide, California, drugs, globalization, and travel. Californication is the Chili Peppers' most commercially successful studio release internationally, with over 15 million copies sold worldwide.

Red Hot Chili Peppers. This special edition will also come with a free download card for the high resolution Digital Audio version. Digitally remastered edition of this album from the legendary British quartet. The Queen Is Dead is The Smiths' great leap forward, taking the band to new musical and lyrical heights. Opening with the storming track, the album is harder rocking record than anything the band had attempted before. Johnny Marr has created here a wide range of guitar styles that provide a musical bed for Morrissey's best set of lyrics.

From which is crafted some of their finest, most affective songs, particularly "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" and the epic "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out," two masterpieces that provide the foundation for a remarkable album. Queen Is Dead [Remastered] [ Gram]. Arguably their finest album, this follow-up to Opiate showcases Tool at their best, assisted by clean, crisp production, without the muddiness of Aenima.

Edgy guitar riffs are complemented by spitting, heavy bass, especially on "Sober" and "Crawl Away". Lyrically, Tool are at their vitriolic best, targeting religious hypocrisy "Intolerance," "Sober"; always a popular themethe loss of innocence and its consequences "Prison Sex"and deliberate ignorance "Swamp Song".

Henry Rollins makes a guest appearance on "Bottom," which, along with "4 Degrees," deals with questions of identity. Undertow is also Tool's most musically adventurous album, lacking the occasionally numbing sameness of Aenima, and with considerably more sophistication than their previous work. Twenty One Pilots. With the album, Boris broaden their vision of musical possibility, with a notable and imaginative influence from visionary American minimalist Steve Reich, weaving in prog, drone and slowcore into a multifaceted symphony.

There simply has never been another piece of music like Flood. Familiar foundations guide the journey. He never signed on for work for hire. To re-record those songs with the maturity that Fin and his band members have achieved is about viewing the past through the lessons it has taught, not just remastering and repeating it.

With a solid fan base worldwide, Fin and his band have played the venues and festivals they want, and if not plain sailing, then certainly they've been in a space where they can operate with confidence, soaring with shoegaze layers one minute, back to purist blues basics the next.

Fin has also participated in a sideline in co-writes on records by the likes of John Legend, a few soundtracks and the occasional excursion into dub or techno to keep things interesting. The songs were recorded in lockdown by Chrissie and her Pretenders bandmate James Walbourne, almost entirely by text message. James would record an initial idea on his phone and send it off to Chrissie to add her vocal, before the tracks were mixed by Tchad Blake U2, Arctic Monkeys, Fiona Apple.

On her highly anticipated Rounder debut Long Time ComingFerrell shares a dozen songs beautifully unbound by genre or era, instantly transporting her audience to an infinitely more enchanted world. The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap is a first-of-it's-kind multimedia collection chronicling the growth of the music and culture from the parks of the Bronx to solidifying a reach that spans the globe.

The set includes tracks on 9 CDs and a page book with original design by Cey Adams, artist and founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings, as well as essays by some of hip-hop's leading writers and critics and never-before-seen photographs.

Through the music, writing, and extensive liner notes, the Anthology reveals the many trends within this multifaceted genre, it's social and political implications, and it's influence on popular culture. The Anthology is the third major compendium produced by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings that tells the story of a defining era of music "of, by, and for the people," following the Anthology of American Folk Music and Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology.

It frequently highlights the objects and stories of hip-hop displayed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture galleries, offering perspective on the African American experience and it's impact on American culture. Duringthe band spent their time building a new studio space in Queens, NY, while continuing to independently produce all their own music, art and even building their own guitars.

Acid Dad has crafted a record that sounds new, yet feels nostalgic. In contrast to their earlier work, they make use of slower tempos and expand their sound to include songs that are both more intricate and more hypnotic. To accompany the new record, the band spent the last year collaborating with video artist Webb Hunt, producing psych and glitch art videos that form a visual counterpart to the dreamy distortions of their sound.

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Now available on CD for the fi rst time as well. Slipcase packaging contains a page scrapbook by Olivia Harrison and a replica of the original album poster. Merlot Wave Vinyl. Since his debut single inMurphy has exploded in the cloud rap community and his music has been streamed over Million times. His new album, joke's on you, is his debut for Epitaph Records and will be his first available on vinyl. Guccihighwaters is the keystone to the label's dedication to this sound that we feel is the future of Alternative music.

He began to indulge his musical vision by exploring community on the internet, finding a place to belong that he had not found prior. As a singer, Murphy was a bit of an outsider to the SoundCloud rap world he'd begun to orbit. His use of original piano with a classic touch and his angelic singing gave him an original voice within the scene's crowded world.

Even if he wanted to blend in, he didn't know how. With Jokes On You, he says, "basically my goal was to make it sound like me. For Fans of powfu, Lil Peep, nothing, nowhere and Lund. Within those walls these songs had to be unapologetically honest. Even the darkest songs on this record hold out hope for a happy ending. Demon Records presents Distortion: Live, the fourth and final edition in a series of expansive vinyl box sets chronicling the solo career of legendary American musician Bob Mould.

Quick View. Vince Guaraldi Trio. Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live! Bob's Burgers [TV Series]. DJ Shadow Endtroducing Charley Crockett. Carrie Underwood. The Milk Carton Kids. Twiztid -"Rose Petal" - This die-cut picture disc with 2 singles and remixes for "Rose Petal" and "Corkscrew" is sure to get fans excited for their new album, Unlikely Prescription, coming out September 10th.

Twiztid has been teasing this new album since December with plenty of media coverage and growing support from fans of both rap and rock.

Both sets are included on this RSD Black Friday release pressed on psychedelic color vinyl in a high-gloss tip-on jacket. This album was recorded, mixed and mastered live to a vinyl master, in one take, on the evening LP) November 6th at Welcome To studio in Nashville. There were no overdubs, edits, punch-ins, remixes or remastering. This type of recording is very rare due to the technical and creative difficulty associated with it.

Once the recording has started it cannot stop until the end of the side. You are hearing one complete take per side of the record, which is no easy feat for all involved! The package also include a ten-page 'zine featuring additional archival photos and liner notes about the band's early days, authored by Jonny Dovercourt, one of the band's first promoters. In -- some three years before his self-titled debut solidified his stature as a pre-eminent Fender bender -- Roy Buchanan signed with Polydor Records and began work on his first full-length platter.

Never before on vinyl, the Prophet comes in a two album set, pressed on orange and black "fire" vinyl because you won't often encounter more fiery guitar work than what's herehoused in a gatefold jacket and limited to 2, copies worldwide. Funky Junky 2. Black Autumn 3. Day and Age 4. There'll Always Be 5. Billy Joe Young 6. The Story of Isaac 7.

Baltimore 8. Sign on the Window 9. Humbug Down on the River; Pain I Desire You; Stormy Monday Jam; Roy's Bluz Sweet Dreams. These are the studio collaborations between Memphis Slim one of the great blues pianists and Canned Heat. This release is considered to be more "blues" than "blues rock" as the Memphis Horns give this album an extra boost of funk. John Carpenter recruited an unbelievable cast of musicians to record the soundtrack to this sci-fi horror film starring Ice Cube and Natasha Henstridge.

Ghosts Of Mars 2. Love Siege 3. Fight Train 4. Visions Of Earth 5. Kick Ass Slashing Void 2. Power Station 3. Can't Let You Go 4. Dismemberment Blues 5. Fightin' Mad 6. Pam Grier's Head 7. Ghost Poppin' A deluxe edition of the release Catholic boy, which packaged with a bonus LP of the original demos including two unreleased songs. Housed in a gatefold jacket, the art was put together by Stephen Linsley, bass player for The Jim Carroll Band, and includes liner notes and photographs.

Wicked Gravity 2. Three Sisters 3. Day and Night 4. Nothing Is True 5. People who Died 6. City Drops Into The Night 7. Crow 8. It's Too Late 9. I Want The Angel Catholic Boy Tension Bolinas Demos Cruelty Bolinas Demos Nothing Is True Bolinas Demos Book Of Nods Bolinas Demos.

Alexander's Ragtime Band 2. What'd I Say 3. I've Had My Fun 4. Raelettes Intoduction 5. Games People Play 6. Don't Change On Me 7. I Can't Stop Loving You 8. Marie 9.

I've Got A Woman. Thot Breaker, his fan-favorite project, remains an iconic album. Alone Intro 2. Can You Be My Friend 3. My Baby 4. Whoa 6. Couple Of Coats 7. Grab A Star 8. You My Number One 9. So Cal Drank Head My Head Slow Dance feat.

Young Chop Going Home. The audio has been sourced from the original analogue tapes via a new direct digital transfer. Side A 1. Avalanche 2. Last Year's Man 3. Dress Rehearsal Rag 4. Diamonds in the Mine Side B 1. Famous Blue Raincoat 3. Sing Another Song, Boys 4. Joan of Arc. Madlib had made an Azymuth tribute record he wanted to play for him. On a rainy night in Rio, Mamao and Madlib went in the studio. Several hours later the rhythm tracks that make up Sujinho were laid and the process began.

A Side 1. Mamaoism 2. Barumba 3. Anna de Amsterdam Interlude 4. B Side 1. Brasilian Sugar 2. Sao Paulo Nights 3. Xibaba 4. Upa Neguinho feat.

Thalma De Freitas. C Side 1. Casa Forte 2. Amazon Stroll 3. Berimbau 4. Anna de Amsterdam Reprise 5. Waiting on the Corner. D Side 1. Tijuca Man 2. Nao Tem Nada Nao 3. Sunset at Sujinho 4. Segura esta Onda feat. Mamao on vocals. In celebration of Specialty Records' 75th anniversary, a new Sam Cooke compilation featuring tracks from his Specialty catalog focusing on his pop-leaning tracks plus the live recordings from the legendary Shrine Concert that have never been available on vinyl before.

This 3 X 10" release in a triple-gatefold jacket, featuring replica flyers and other ephemera included as inserts in the packaging. SIDE 1 1. The fourteenth solo album from Alice, originally released inand the first 45 RPM pressing. Remastered and reissued on g transparent crystal vinyl, the first vinyl pressing in four decades.

Pressings feature individual hand-numbering. Mountain feat. Frank Bello 2. Kiss it Goodbye feat. Howard Jones 3. Everyone Dies feat. Stix Zadina 4. Rat Child. Kinked is a compilation of Dave Davies' work from the late '90s and early s. A lot of this disc features selections Pain In My Heart - Various - Party Time In Jamaica (Vinyl the collection Unfinished Business: Dave Davies Kronikleswhich itself contained a bunch of re-recordings from the late '90s of classic Kinks tunes.

That accounts for a little under half of this track collection, the rest contains selections from the live album Rock Bottom: Live at the Bottom Line four tracks and 's studio album Bug two cutsplus a couple of relative rarities -- "When the Wind Blows Emergency ," which was written for the End Hunger Network inand a cover of George Harrison's "Give Me Love, Give Me Peace on Earth," which was for a Harrison tribute album -- and a brand new tune, "God in My Brain," which was written and recorded inafter Davies recovered from a serious stroke.

Unfinished Business 2. Living on a Thin Line 3. Picture Book 4. Fortis Green 5. Love Gets You 6. This Man He Weeps Tonight 7. Death of a Clown 8. Suzannah's Still Alive 9. Hold My Hand Strangers Too Much on My Mind When the Wind Blows Emergency God in My Brain Rock Me, Rock You.

Sivad 2. Little Church 3. What I Say 2. Nem Um Talvez Side C 1. Selim 2. Funk Tonk Side D 1. Inamorata and Narration by Conrad Roberts. White Dress 2. Chemtrails Over the Country Club 3.

Tulsa Jesus Freak 4. Wild At Heart 6. Dark But Just a Game 7. Yosemite 9. Breaking Up Slowly feat. Nikki Lane Dance Til We Die For Free feat. The debut solo album from British singer-songwriter and ex-Catherine Wheel frontman Rob Dickinson. This first-ever vinyl release adds a bunch of extras that did not appear on the original CD, including the track "The End of the World" recently covered by Billie Eilishand a second disc with the Nude EP from the deluxe CD reissue, made up of acoustic versions of Catherine Wheel songs.

Packaged in a gatefold jacket and pressed in red and yellow "seahorse" vinyl, limited to copies worldwide. Score to the much-buzzed-about film starring Nicolas Cage. A quiet loner Cage finds himself stranded in a remote town when his car breaks down. To survive, he must fight his way through each of them. Songs From the Deep captures our collective moment perfectly with a sense of personal nostalgia Late Night Drive, Back Porchsociopolitical resolve Forward Marchand several powerful shout-outs to recently departed civil rights icon and fellow Alabamian John Lewis Walk With the Wind, Stand.

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SIDE B 1. ANGEL 2. TUSK 4. Warped Confessional 2. Nothing Left 3. Misguided Memories 4. Exremities 5. No One's Coming Home 6. Trouble If You Hide 7. Insanity 8. Echoes 9. Princess Die Billy F. My Lucky Card 2. More-More-More 4. Vagabon Man 6. Spanish Fly 7. West Coast Junkie 8. Larkin Poe 9. I Was A Highway Hey Baby, Que Paso Desert High. Originally released in following the birth of his daughter, Show You The World took Living Legends MC The Grouch on a new path of growth and maturation as he navigated his new world of fatherhood and the new perspectives it brought.

With topics ranging from his experience as a new father, partner and son, to drug addiction in the family, as well as his own personal struggles and triumphs, The Grouch succeeds in showing us his world. Microphone Intro feat. Rio Amor 2. Watch Watch feat. Mike Marshall 3. Clones 4. Artsy 5. Favorite Folks 6. Yarkwork 7. Show You The World feat. Raphael Saadiq 9. The Bay To LA feat.

Murs Never Die Shero Bring It Back Hot Air Ballons feat. The Time feat. Marty James A never-before-released recording of the live performance of the original Gun Club lineup, at the Starwood in Hollywood. Devil In The Woods 2. Bad Indian 3. Black Train 4.

Jack On Fire 5. Promise Me 6. Preaching The Blues 7. Sex Beat 8. Ghost On The Highway 9. Goodbye Johnny Sleeping In Blood City. Pressed on heavyweight transparent orange vinyl with individual hand-numbering. His legendary performances had him dressed in gold and leopard costumes with props including rubber snakes, a smoking skull on a stick, and his signature coffin.

Over his career he didn't record many studio albums. Who would have figured the man who brought us the world's most potent "Psychobilly Freakout" back in would be helping to share in the joy of the holiday season a mere 13 years later? We Three Kings is a set of 12 classic Christmas tunes with one new original added for good measure whipped into a nervous froth of twangy guitar and rolling drums by Jim Heath and his partners in crime.

Frosty The Snowman 2. Santa Bring My Baby back 3. Jingle Bells 4. Silver Bells 6. We Three Kings 7. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer 9. Santa On The Roof What Child Is This Pretty Paper Winter Wonderland Run Rudolph Run. Stone Free 2. Hey Joe 3. Hard Luck Paradise, Hawaii Style, Smorgasbord Spinout, Guitar Man Clambake, Let Yourself Go Speedway, GET IT!

The Beatles, to state the obvious, made a big impact throughout Western culture. The yeahs in She Loves You in cemented it. Unlike many other European countries, France had a thriving scene of songs in their own language. This meant that many English-language songs would be recorded in French.

After that, they became less frequent. This first mix covers songs which The Beatles issued between andand most of the French covers come from the same timespan. The majority of the acts here are from France, or, like Petula Clark, recorded in French for the French market. Also not French but a star in France was Nancy Hollowaya US jazz singer who in the late s performed at the Moulin Rouge before opening her own nightclub in Paris.

She died in at Holloway is not the only black act here. Les Surfsa group of Pain In My Heart - Various - Party Time In Jamaica (Vinyl, were stars in Madagascar when in they tried their luck in France — and after a TV performance became stars, topping the charts with a French cover of Be My Baby. They also had a string of hits in Spain and Italy before breaking up in Two other acts came from afar. After her family moved to Paris inYong was a teenage actress on the stage and recorded as a singer of chanson and cabaret.

She then started a new career as a restaurant owner. You might think that a group named Les Chaussettes Noires might have black members, but the noir in the name refers to socks.

Mitchell left in to pursue his solo career, so by the time the black socks recorded I Wanna Be Your Man inhe was gone. And soon after recording that, Les Chaussettes Noires split. The quartet emanated from a popular youth choir called Les Djinns, which even made a couple of appearances of The Ed Sullivan Show. Bythey split. Given the war France waged against Algerian independence fromthe name of the Algerian group here seems, well, interesting: Les Missiles. The group was active from Pierre Lalonde — Oh!

Les Monarques — Elle est si belle No Reply Akim — Hum! Was the greatest music year? The riveting recent series on the impact of music in that year, titled The Year That Music Changed Everythingmade a comprehensive case for being the greatest year in music, with the release of landmark albums that actually did change music.

Some of them made it onto the Any Major Hits From mix. As I made my shortlist, I became rather intimidated as its length grew. What would I have to leave out. WithI could have made a Top 40 and feel entirely comfortable commending all of the albums. Just a few albums that failed to make the cut:. Maybe on another day, this or that album from the list above might displace some of the ones I picked for my personal Top Some of them are obvious, others betray my particular personal taste.

I bought it when I was 12, after my older brother played it for me. I also bought Sticky Fingers early enough to own it with the cover that has an actual zipper. Other albums crept into my life in the intervening years: some came into my life inspired by some song or other; some because I felt I had to investigate whether they satisfied their big reputation; some I have no idea how I came to them; I just did.

Jethro Tull — Mother Goose Aqualung 4. Carole King — Home Again Tapestry 6. More CD-R Mixes. The Reaper is back in his ghastly groove, wreaking carnage of a like not seen for many months. He claimed the most likable Rolling Stone — which may not exactly be the toughest contest in the world, but Charlie Watts seems to have been a decent man. There are so many write-ups — and I had to restrain myself from not adding more — I suggest you read the lot in the included illustrated PDF. Funky, experimental, always giving the songs life.

Like Ira and Charlie Louvin, Phil and Don had different temperaments and even worldviews, yin and yang. Ten years later, they released the intriguing Roots album, a country record that in places incorporated contemporary pop sounds.

The featured track, T For Texas, is a bit of a mess, but hear how Don and Phil start it off as a country sing and end up sounding like The Monkees. He also worked outside his genre to record acts like the Beastie Boys and the Clash. In the s, he helped pioneer dub music, through remixes of existing songs, which has influenced other genres, from rock to hip hop. In the s, Griffith helped pioneer the resurgence of woman folk-rock-country singer-songwriters.

By fusing various genres, Griffith was also among those who gave rise to the so-called Americana scene. Griffith commanded much love and respect from those who knew her music, but she never became a household name. But in Ambrose left Haley with drummer Dick Richards died and Marshall Lytle died over a salary dispute to form the less successful Jodimars.

After two minor hits, the group folded in Riley, which was included on The Originals — Country Edition. But Hall could also write poignant songs of heartbreak, and the occasional reactionary anthem such as his risible Hello Vietnam.

He was known as The Storyteller, and he indeed was that, in the best traditions of his genre. He stayed with the band untilwith a four-year hiatus between Cotton released five solo albums.

His fellow Poco frontman and solo collaborator Rusty Young died in April. As a sound engineer, Allan Blazek was responsible for getting the balance of the duelling guitar solos in Hotel California right.

By then, Blazek knew the Eagles well enough, having already mixed much of their On The Border album. Geils Band. The Sidemen Two sidemen in multiracial English s groups died at 62 on successive days. Travers remained with UB40 or faction thereof even after the hits dried up. As a redhead, Travers stood out in the group.

Fritz McIntyre backed a redhead. His keyboards were a key ingredient in the Simply Red arrangements. Bushy was the one constant in the changing Iron Butterfly line-ups. The Session Drummer One of the tracks featured in memoriam of Nanci Griffith also showcased a session drummer who died in August.

Kenny Malonewho played drums and percussions for Griffith in the s, including the featured track from The Queen The first of the Mahotella Queens has gone with the death at 76 of Nobesuthu Mbaduwho has joined growling frontman Mahlatini Nkabinde among the ancestors.

The following year, they worked with with Art Of Noise on the sublime hit Yebo! By then they were household names in South Africa. The Mahotella Queens first hit their stride in the s, but in the original trio, including Mbadu, left the band. Twelve years later, the three reunited and begun to have the string of hits that would bring them to international attention.

Altogether, he wrote 16 Top 10 hits. The former was actually the name he received from is Greek-born father, who in came to London and changed his name to assimilate more speedily.

But more than that, he seemed a decent sort. When Billy Joel had no control over his own compositions, Yetnikoff bought them and gave them to Joel as a birthday gift. MTV relented, and Billie Jean — and the Thriller album — became a phenomenon, in large part owing to the video. At the Grammy Awards, Jackson called Yetnikoff up to the stage to receive plaudits. Others might remember Yetnikoff with less warmth — after all, he was a hard-ass music industry executive. But it made him a recording artist, so he features here.

As always, this post is reproduced in PDF format in the package, which also includes my personal playlist of the featured tracks. Paul Cotton78, guitarist and singer of Poco, on Aug. Allan Blazek71, producer, mixer and audio engineer, on Aug. Paul Johnson50, DJ and producer, on Aug.

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