Albums Released This Week (July 15 – 21)

Albums Released This Week (July 15 – 21)

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):


July 15
1966 ● The Yardbirds —— Roger The Engineer ► Blues Rock
1972 ● Neil Diamond —— Moods ► Pop-Rock
1973 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— We’re An American Band ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Rick Springfield —— Mission Magic! ► Power Pop
1980 ● Donnie Iris —— Back On The Streets ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● America —— A View From The Ground ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● Big Country —— The Crossing ► New Wave/Alt. Pop-Rock
1985 ● The Damned —— Phantasmagoria ► Goth Rock
1986 ● Lionel Richie —— Dancing On The Ceiling ► Soul-Dance
1986 ● Spandau Ballet —— Through The Barricades ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1996 ● The Samples —— Outpost ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1996 ● Tonic —— Lemon Parade ► Alt/Roots Rock
1997 ● The Dandy Warhols —— …The Dandy Warhols Come Down ► Psych Rock
1997 ● Sarah McLachlan —— Surfacing ► Folk-Rock
1997 ● Dwight Yoakam —— Under The Covers ► Alt Country-Rock
2003 ● April Wine —— Greatest Hits Live ► Arena Rock
2004 ● Eric Clapton —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Eric Clapton ► Blues-Rock
2008 ● The Jellybricks —— Goodnight To Everyone ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2008 ● John Mellencamp —— Life, Death, Love And Freedom ► Roots Rock
2011 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— iTunes Live From SoHo [EP] ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
2014 ● Judas Priest —— Redeemer Of Souls ► Heavy Metal
2014 ● Loverboy —— Unfinished Business ► Arena Rock


July 16
1971 ● Gentle Giant —— Acquiring The Taste [UK] ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Neil Young —— On The Beach ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● The Band —— The Best Of The Band ► Folk-Rock
1979 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— I Am ► Soul-Funk
1980 ● Rick James —— Garden Of Love ► Soul-Funk
1981 ● The Beach Boys —— Rare Early Recordings ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Warren Zevon —— The Envoy ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Sade —— Diamond Life [UK] ► Quiet Storm
1990 ● Curtis Mayfield —— Take It To The Streets ► Soul/Funk
1991 ● The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band —— Live Two Five ► Country-Rock
2000 ● Persuader —— The Hunter ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
2002 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Busted Stuff ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● New Order —— Before & After – The BBC Sessions ► Alt Pop-Rock
2002 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Live From New York City, 1967 ► Folk-Pop
2007 ● Motörhead —— Better Motörhead Than Dead: Live At Hamersmith ► Heavy Metal
2012 ● Elton John With Pnau —— Good Morning To The Night ► Pop-Rock
2014 ● Yes —— Heaven & Earth ► Prog Rock


July 17
1967 ● The Temptations —— With A Lot O’ Soul ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● Bonzo Dog Band —— The Beast Of The Bonzos ► Psychedelic Rock (Comedy)
1972 ● The Doors —— Full Circle ► Blues-Rock
1978 ● Various Artists —— Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Judas Priest —— Screaming For Vengeance ► Heavy Metal
2000 ● A-Ha —— Minor Earth Major Sky ► Synth-Pop
2006 ● The Who —— Wire And Glass [EP] ► British Rock
2007 ● Colbie Callat —— Coco ► Alt Rock
2010 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Waiting For The Rest Of It [EP] ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
2012 ● Jack Bruce —— Jack Bruce & His Big Band: Live 2012 ► Prog Rock/Fusion
2012 ● Soul Asylum —— Delayed Reaction ► Alt. Pop-Rock


July 18
1960 ● Miles Davis —— Sketches of Spain ► Improv Jazz
1961 ● Judy Garland —— Judy At Carnegie Hall ► Jazz Vocal
1964 ● The Ventures —— The Fabulous Ventures ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1966 ● The Byrds —— Fifth Dimension ► Country-Rock
1968 ● Grateful Dead —— Anthem Of The Sun ► Psychedelic Rock
1969 ● The Doors —— The Soft Parade ► Psych Rock
1973 ● Al Green —— Call Me ► Soul (Southern)
1980 ● Joy Division —— Closer ► Post-Punk
1980 ● Echo & The Bunnymen —— Crocodiles ► Post-Punk
1980 ● Willie Nelson —— Honeysuckle Rose ► Classic Country
1983 ● Rick Springfield —— Living In Oz ► Power Pop
1983 ● Paul Young —— No Parlez ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Run-D.M.C. —— Raising Hell ► Hip-Hop
1988 ● Vinnie Moore —— Time Odyssey ► Instrumental Rock/Fusion
1994 ● At The Gates —— Terminal Spirit Disease ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1995 ● Procol Harum —— The Long Goodbye ► Prog Rock
1995 ● Blondie —— Remixed Remade Remodeled: The Remix Project ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1995 ● The Ramones —— ¡Adiós Amigos! ► Punk-Rock
1999 ● American Head Charge —— Trepanation ► Heavy Metal/Nu Metal
2000 ● Soul-Junk —— 1956 ► Alt Rap/Indie Hip Hop
2000 ● Big Moe —— City Of Syrup ► Southern Rap
2000 ● The Casualities —— Stay Out Of Order ► Punk Rock/Street Punk
2002 ● Oakenfold —— Bunkka ► Electronic/Club-Dance
2005 ● The Human League —— Live At The Dome ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2006 ● Los Lonely Boys —— Sacred ► Folk-Rock


July 19
1966 ● Manfred Mann —— Pretty Flamingo ► Rock n Roll
1972 ● John Cale —— The Academy In Peril ► Art Rock
1977 ● Elvis Presley —— Moody Blue ► Adult Contemporary
1979 ● Mike Oldfield —— Exposed ► Progressive Rock
1982 ● Donna Summer —— Donna Summer ► Disco
1989 ● Alex Taylor —— Voodoo In Me ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● Mother Love Bone —— Apple ► Grunge Rock
1991 ● Carla Olson & Mick Taylor —— Too Hot For Snakes ► Blues-Rock
1993 ● Deborah Harry —— Debravation ► New Eave Dance-Pop
1994 ● Dave Edmunds —— Plugged In ► Roots/Pub Rock
1994 ● The Rolling Stones —— Voodoo Lounge ► Blues-Rock
2001 ● The Cars —— Shake It Up & Other Hits ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2005 ● Carly Simon —— Moonlight Serenade ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Iggy Pop —— A Million In Prizes: The Anthology ► Alt. Rock / Post-Punk
2011 ● Limp Bizkit —— Icon ► Rap-Metal


July 20
1964 ● The Beatles —— Something New ► Pop-Rock
1970 ● The Doors —— Absolutely Live ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Long John Silver ► Psychedelic Rock
1973 ● Mott The Hoople —— Mott ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin —— Love Devotion Surrender ► Jazz Fusion
1976 ● Parliament —— The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein ► Funk
1979 ● REO Speedwagon —— Nine Lives ► Arena Rock
1981 ● The Ramones —— Pleasant Dreams ► Punk-Rock
1981 ● ZZ Top —— El Loco ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● Graham Parker —— Burning Questions ► Pub Rock
1993 ● Bachman-Turner Overdrive —— The Anthology ► Album Rock
1993 ● The Rascals —— The Very Best Oif The Rascals ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1993 ● Cypress Hill —— Black Sunday ► Latino Rap
1998 ● Sparklehorse —— Good Morning Spider ► Dream Pop
1999 ● Robert Palmer —— Rhythm & Blues ► Blue-Eyed Soul
2000 ● Various Artists —— Punk-O-Rama Vol. 5 ► Punk Rock
2002 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Classic Masters ► Hard Rock
2004 ● Van Halen —— The Best Of Both Worlds ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.02.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2005 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.03.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2005 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.04.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2005 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 04.05.98 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2006 ● Paul Simon —— Recorded As Jerry Landis ► Folk-Pop
2007 ● Jack Bruce —— Live In America ► Prog Rock/Fusion
2010 ● Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Rocksteady ► AA Pop-Rock


July 21
1962 ● Bobby Vee —— A Bobby Vee Recording Session ► Teen Idol
1971 ● Black Sabbath —— Master Of Reality ► Hard Rock
1972 ● T. Rex —— The Slider ► Glam Rock
1972 ● Rod Stewart —— Never A Dull Moment ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● Various Artists —— Live And Let Die [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Rory Gallagher —— Irish Tour ’74 ► Blues-Rock
1976 ● Kiss —— The Originals ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Talking Heads —— More Songs About Buildings And Food ► New Wave Art-Rock
1979 ● Triumph —— Just A Game ► Arena Rock
1980 ● Chicago —— Chicago XIV ► Jazz-Rock
1981 ● Bryan Adams —— You Want It, You Got It ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Shonen Knife —— Burning Farm ► Punk Pop
1984 ● Stryper —— The Yellow And Black Attack ► Heavy Metal/Christian
1986 ● Neil Young —— Landing On Water ► Folk-Rock
1987 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Appetite For Destruction ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Dio —— Dream Evil ► Heavy Metal
1987 ● Madonna —— Who’s That Girl [Sndtrk] ► Dance-Pop
1992 ● House Of Pain —— House Of Pain ► West Coast/Hardcore Rap
1992 ● Sonic Youth —— Dirty ► Indie Rock
1998 ● Anal Cunt —— Picnic Of Love ► Folk-Rock/Parody
2003 ● Nick Lowe —— Anthology ► Pub Rock
2008 ● Sister Sledge —— Absolutely Live! ► Disco
2009 ● Nick Lowe —— Brentford Trilogy Box Set ► Pub Rock
2009 ● Matthew Sweet & Suzanna Hoffs —— Under The Covers, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock

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