Albums Released This Week (September 16 – 22)

Albums Released This Week (September 16 – 22)

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):


September 16
1967 ● Neil Diamond —— Just For You ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Electric Ladyland ► Psychedelic Rock
1969 ● Martha Reeves & The Vandellas —— Sugar ‘N’ Spice ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell —— Easy ► Soul – Motown
1977 ● Talking Heads —— Talking Heads: 77 ► New Wave Art-Rock
1977 ● Diana Ross —— Baby, It’s Me ► Soul – Motown
1977 ● Pete Townshend/Ronnie Lane —— Rough Mix ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Rory Gallagher —— Top Priority ► Blues-Rock
1980 ● John Mellencamp (John Cougar) —— Nothing Matters (And What If It Did) ► Roots Rock
1983 ● Gary Numan —— Warriors ► New Wave Synth Pop
1984 ● Deep Purple —— Perfect Strangers ► Hard Rock
1985 ● The Waterboys —— This Is The Sea ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● Marshall Crenshaw —— Downtown ► Power Pop
1985 ● Slayer —— Hell Awaits ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Kiss —— Asylum ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Lizzy Borden —— Visual Lies ► Heavy Metal/Glam Metal
1988 ● Eazy-E —— Eazy-Duz-It ► Gangsta Rap
1988 ● Talk Talk —— Spirit Of Eden ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1990 ● Gloria Estefan —— Exitos De Gloria Estefan ► Latin Pop
1992 ● Jonathan Richman —— I, Jonathan ► College Rock
1997 ● Buena Vista Social Club —— Buena Vista Social Club ► Afro-Cuban Jazz
1997 ● Brooks & Dunn —— The Greatest Hits Collection ► Country-Rock
1997 ● Carly Simon —— Film Noir ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● The Band —— Jubilation ► Folk-Rock
2002 ● Death In Vegas —— Scorpio Rising ► Electronic Pop
2003 ● Joss Stone —— The Soul Sessions ► Soul (Neo-Soul)
2003 ● David Bowie —— Reality ► Glam Rock
2013 ● Elton John —— The Diving Board ► Pop-Rock


September 17
1964 ● Manfred Mann —— The Manfred Mann Album ► Rock n Roll
1966 ● The Ventures —— Wild Things! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1971 ● Colosseum —— Colosseum Live ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1973 ● Rick Springfield —— Comic Book Heroes ► Power Pop
1975 ● Scorpions —— In Trance ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1976 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo’s Rotogravure ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Judas Priest —— Unleashed In The East ► Heavy Metal
1979 ● Frank Zappa —— Joe’s Garage: Act I ► Art Rock
1980 ● The Doobie Brothers —— One Step Closer ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Phil Lynott —— The Phil Lynott Album ► Album Rock
1984 ● General Public —— All The Rage ► New Wave Ska Pop
1984 ● Timothy B. Schmit —— Playin’ It Cool ► Country-Rock
1985 ● Thompson Twins —— Here’s To Future Days ► New Wave Dance-pop
1987 ● Yes —— Big Generator ► Prog Rock
1987 ● Zappa, Frank —— London Symphony Orchestra, Vol. 2 ► Classical Fusion
1990 ● Cocteau Twins —— Heaven Or Las Vegas ► Folk-Rock
1991 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Use Your Illusion I ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Mariah Carey —— Emotions ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Hole —— Pretty On The Inside ► Grunge
1991 ● Uncle Tupelo —— Still Fear Gone ► Alt. Country-Rock
1991 ● Steve Earle —— Shut Up And Die Like An Aviator ► Alt. Country
1991 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Use Your Illusion II ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— No More Tears ► Hard Rock
1992 ● KMFDM —— Money ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1996 ● Cake —— Fashion Nugget ► Alt Rock/College Rock
1996 ● Warren Zevon —— I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● ZZ Top —— Rhythmeen ► Blues-Rock
1997 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Bang! [EP] ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1997 ● Hall & Oates —— Marigold Sky ► Pop-Rock
2002 ● Natalie Cole —— Ask A Woman Who Knows ► Soul-Pop
2007 ● Mark Knopfler —— Kill To Get Crimson ► Roots Rock
2013 ● Berlin —— Animal ► L. A. Synth-Pop
2013 ● The Band —— Live At The Academy Of Music 1971 ► Folk-Rock
2013 ● Elvis Costello And The Roots —— Wise Up Ghost ► Funk


September 18
1961 ● The Ventures —— Another Smash!!! ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1970 ● Black Sabbath —— Paranoid [UK] ► Hard Rock
1970 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Kiln House ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Elephant’s Memory —— Elephant’s Memory ► Psychedelic Rock
1978 ● Ace Frehley —— Ace Frehley ► Pop-Metal
1978 ● Hall & Oates —— Along The Red Ledge ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Peter Criss —— Peter Criss ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Gene Simmons —— Gene Simmons ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Paul Stanley —— Paul Stanley ► Hard Rock
1982 ● Twisted Sister —— Under The Blade ► Hair Metal
1983 ● Dokken —— Breaking The Chains ► Heavy Metal
1983 ● Kiss —— Lick It Up ► Hard Rock
1985 ● The Replacements —— Tim ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1986 ● Glass Tiger —— Thin Red Line ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Kiss —— Crazy Nights ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Janet Jackson —— Rhythm Nation 1814 ► Dance-Pop
1989 ● The Band —— To Kingdom Come: The Definitive Collection ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Derek & The Dominos —— The Layla Sessions: 20th Anniversary Edition ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● The Easybeats —— The Definitive Series ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1997 ● At The Drive-In —— El Gran Orgo ► Punk Rock
1998 ● Fantastic Plastic Machine —— Luxury ► Trip Hop
2000 ● Björk —— Selmasongs: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack Dancer In The Dark [Sndtrk] [UK] ► Trip Hop
2001 ● Alice Cooper —— Dragontown ► Hard Rock
2001 ● The Knack —— Premium Gold Collection ► Power Pop
2001 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 1 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2001 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 2 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2001 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 3 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2001 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 4 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2001 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 5 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2006 ● Free —— Chronicles ► Hard Rock/Blues-Rock
2006 ● The Stranglers —— Suite XVI ► Punk-Rock
2006 ● Billy Idol —— Original Sound ► Hard Rock
2007 ● Pearl Jam —— Live At Lollapalooza 2007 ► Hard Rock
2009 ● Madonna —— Celebration ► Dance-Pop
2012 ● Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— Songs About Cars, Space And The Ramones ► Southern Rock
2012 ● Paul Simon —— Live In New York City ► Folk-Pop
2015 ● David Gilmour —— Rattle That Lock ► Prog Rock


September 19
1958 ● Elvis Presley —— King Creole ► Rock n Roll
1961 ● King Curtis —— Old Gold ► Soul
1970 ● Neil Young —— After The Gold Rush ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Mick Jagger —— Performance [Sndtrk] ► Rock
1975 ● Dave Mason —— Split Coconut ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Golden Earring —— Grab It For A Second ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Linda Ronstadt —— Living In The USA ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● White Spirit —— White Spirit ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
1980 ● Country Joe McDonald —— On My Own ► Blues-Rock
1981 ● Triumph —— Allied Forces ► Arena Rock
1986 ● Megadeth —— Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● Luther Vandross —— Give Me The Reason ► Smooth Soul
1986 ● Paul McCartney —— Press To Play ► Pop-Rock
1988 ● Anthrax —— State Of Euphoria ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1988 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Tender Prey ► Alt Rock
1988 ● Cocteau Twins —— Blue Bell Knoll ► Folk-Rock
1988 ● Enya —— Watermark ► Jazz-Pop
1988 ● Level 42 —— Staring At The Sun ► New Wave Synth Pop
1988 ● Bon Jovi —— New Jersey ► Hard Rock
1989 ● David Bowie —— Sound + Vision ► Glam Rock
1990 ● Obituary —— Cause Of Death ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1994 ● Kylie Minogue —— Kylie Minogue ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● The Tragically Hip —— Day For Night ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Michael Bolton —— Greatest Hits ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● The Flaming Lips —— Clouds Taste Metallic ► Neo-Psychedelia
1995 ● Son Volt —— Trace ► Alt. Country-Rock
1995 ● Pink Floyd —— London ’66-’67 [EP] ► Prog Rock
2000 ● Madonna —— Music ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● AFI —— The Art Of Drowning ► Hardcore Punk
2000 ● Björk —— Selmasongs: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack Dancer In The Dark ► Trip Hop
2000 ● Glenn Frey —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Glenn Frey ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● The Church —— Of Skins And Heart/Blurred Crusade ► Alt. Power Pop
2005 ● Jethro Tull —— Auqualung Live [UK] ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● The Black Crowes —— Freak ‘N’ Roll…Into The Fog ► Southern Rock
2006 ● Indigo Girls —— Despite Our Differences ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Up From The Catacombs: The Best Of Jane’s Addiction ► Alt. Rock
2006 ● Weather Report —— Forecast: Tomorrow ► Jazz-Rock Fusion


September 20
1963 ● The Tornadoes —— Bustin’ Surfboards ► Surf Rock
1976 ● The Stills-Young Band —— Long May You Run ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● Yes —— Tormato ► Prog Rock
1980 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Blizzard of Ozz ► Hard Rock
1982 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Nebraska ► Album Rock
1982 ● Dire Straits —— Love Over Gold ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock
1982 ● Poco —— Ghost Town ► Country-Rock
1983 ● Renaissance —— Time-Line ► Prog Rock
1985 ● Kate Bush —— Hounds Of Love ► Prog Rock
1985 ● Clarence Clemons & The Red Bank Rockers —— Hero ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Fore! ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Jane’s Addiction ► Alt. Rock
1988 ● BulletBoys —— BulletsBoys ► Heavy Metal/Glam Metal
1988 ● Luther Vandross —— Any Love ► Smooth Soul
1991 ● Ween —— The Pod ► Avant Garde/Lo-Fi
1993 ● Seam —— The Problem With Me ► Indie Rock
1993 ● Cilla Black —— Through The Years ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● Robert Palmer —— Honey ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1994 ● Liz Phair —— Whip-Smart ► Indie Rock
1999 ● Jamiroquai —— 1999 Remixes ► Alt Pop-Rock
1999 ● Rae & Christian —— Blazing The Crop [UK] ► Electronic Dance Mix
1999 ● Yes —— The Ladder ► Prog Rock
2004 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus ► Alt Rock
2004 ● Bryan Adams —— Room Service ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Motörhead —— BBC Live & In Session ► Heavy Metal
2005 ● Bon Jovi —— Have A Nice Day ► Arena Rock
2005 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Illumination ► Soul-Funk
2005 ● Poco —— Bareback At Big Sky ► Country-Rock
2011 ● Pearl Jam —— Pearl Jam Twenty ► Hard Rock


September 21
1973 ● Billy Preston —— Everybody Likes Some Kind Of Music ► Funk
1973 ● Thin Lizzy —— Vagabonds Of The Western World ► Hard Rock
1979 ● Foghat —— Boogie Motel ► Hard Rock
1979 ● The Stranglers —— The Raven ► Punk-Rock
1979 ● Cheap Trick —— Dream Police ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
1981 ● Sheena Easton —— You Could Have Been With Me ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Janet Jackson —— Janet Jackson ► Pop-Soul
1982 ● Luther Vandross —— Forever, For Always, For Love ► Smooth Soul
1984 ● America —— Perspective ► Folk-Rock
1987 ● Various Artists —— Piledriver: The Wrestling Album 2 ► Mixed Rock
1990 ● Indigo Girls —— Nomads Indians Saints ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Phish —— Lawn Boy ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
1992 ● ABBA —— Gold: Greatest Hits ► Euro-Pop
1993 ● Nirvana —— In Utero ► Grunge
1993 ● Bad Religion —— Recipe For Hate ► Punk Rock
1993 ● Melissa Etheridge —— Yes I Am ► Roots Rock
1993 ● Scorpions —— Face The Heat ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Sting —— Demolition Man ► Pop-Rock
1995 ● Skunk Anansie —— Paranoid And Sunburnt ► Heavy Metal
1998 ● Diabolical Masquerade —— Nightwork ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
1999 ● Tori Amos —— To Venus And Back ► AA Pop-Rock
1999 ● The Church —— A Box Of Birds ► Alt. Power Pop
1999 ● Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ —— The Essential Live Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ ► Southern Rock
1999 ● Pete Townshend —— Pete Townshend Live: A Benefit For Maryville Academy ► Prog Rock
2000 ● The Monkees —— The Headquarters Sessions ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Green Day —— American Idiot ► Alt. Rock
2004 ● Elvis Costello —— Il Sogno ► String Quartet
2004 ● Elvis Costello And The Imposters —— The Delivery Man ► Roots Rock
2004 ● John Fogerty —— Déjà Vu All Over Again ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● John Waite —— The Hard Way ► Power Pop
2009 ● Duran Duran —— Live At Hammersmith ’82! ► New Wave Synth-Pop


September 22
1969 ● The Band —— The Band ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Smokie —— Changing All The Time ► Glam Rock
1975 ● George Harrison —— Extra Texture (Read All About It) ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Funkadelic —— One Nation Under A Groove ► Funk
1978 ● The Buzzcocks —— Love Bites ► Punk-Rock
1978 ● Camel —— Breathless ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Jethro Tull —— Busting Out: Jethro Tull Live ► Folk-Rock
1978 ● The Ramones —— Road To Ruin ► Punk-Rock
1981 ● King Crimson —— Discipline ► Prog Rock
1986 ● Alice Cooper —— Constrictor ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Icehouse —— Man Of Colours ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1988 ● Lyle Lovett —— Step Inside This House (Disc 1) ► Folk-Rock
1989 ● Robbie Krieger —— Door Jams ► Jazz-Rock
1989 ● Bob Dylan —— Oh Mercy ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● 2 Live Crew —— Live In Concert ► East Coast Rap
1992 ● Extreme —— III Sides To Every Story ► Pop-Metal
1992 ● Roy Buchanan —— Sweet Dreams: The Anthology ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● Jethro Tull —— A Little Light Music ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Happy Mondays —— Double Easy – The U.S. Singles ► Alt Pop-Rock
1997 ● BT —— ESCM (Electric Sky Church Music) ► Electronic/House Music
1997 ● Elton John —— The Big Picture ► Pop-Rock
1998 ● Apocalyptica —— Inquisition Symphony ► Heavy Metal/Neo-Classical Metal
1998 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Dizzy Up The Girl ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1998 ● Millencolin —— Same Old Tunes ► Euro-punk
1998 ● Chris Isaak —— Speak Of The Devil ► AA Pop-Rock
1998 ● Kiss —— Psycho Circus ► Hard Rock
1999 ● Luca Turilli —— King Of The Nordic Twilight ► Heavy Metal/Symphonic Metal
2003 ● Cilla Black —— Beginnings: Greatest Hits & New Songs ► Pop-Rock
2008 ● David Gilmour —— Live in Gda?sk ► Prog Rock
2009 ● Pearl Jam —— Backspacer ► Hard Rock
2009 ● Stephen Stills & Manassas —— Manassas Pieces ► Folk-Rock
2009 ● Various Artists —— Where The Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 ► Garage Rock
2014 ● Leonard Cohen —— Popular Problems ► Soft Rock

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