Albums Released This Week (December 14 – 20)

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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):


December 14
1959 ● Bill Haley And His Comets —— Strictly Instrumental ► Rock ‘n’ Roll
1959 ● Dave Brubeck Quartet —— Time Out ► Cool Jazz
1971 ● Canned Heat —— Historical Figures And Ancient Heads ► Blues-Rock
1973 ● Yes —— Tales From Topographic Oceans [UK] ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Joe Walsh —— So What ► Blues-Rock
1979 ● The Clash —— London Calling ► Punk
1983 ● Yellow Magic Orchestra —— Service ► Synth-Pop
1984 ● Soda Stereo —— Soda Stereo ► Latino Rock
1987 ● Dinosaur Jr. —— You’re Living All Over Me ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Nirvana —— Incesticide ► Grunge
1993 ● Steely Dan —— Citizen Steely Dan ► Jazz-Rock
1993 ● Katatonia —— Dance Of December Souls ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal
1999 ● Culture Club —— Don’t Mind If I Do ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1999 ● Juvenile —— Tha G-Code ► Southern Rap
2009 ● Kylie Minogue —— Kylie: Live In New York ► Dance-Pop
2010 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Mojo Tour 2010 ► Classic Rock
2010 ● Motörhead —— The Wörld Is Yours ► Heavy Metal

December 15
1964 ● The Beatles —— Beatles ’65 ► Pop-Rock
1967 ● The Beatles —— Christmas Time Is Here Again! ► Holiday Message & Music
1967 ● The Who —— The Who Sell Out ► British Rock
1969 ● The Rascals —— See ► Blue-Eyed Soul
1972 ● Status Quo —— Piledriver ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Parliament —— Mothership Connection ► Funk
1978 ● Marvin Gaye —— Here, My Dear ► Soul – Motown
1979 ● Sid Vicious —— Sid Sings ► Punk-Rock
1981 ● The Durutti Column —— LC ► Post-Punk
1987 ● Steve Miller —— Living In The 20th Century ► Album Rock
1989 ● Pestilence —— Consuming Impulse ► Death Metal
1991 ● Legião Urbana —— V ► Brazilian Rock
1992 ● Dr. Dre —— The Chronic ► Hip-Hop
1995 ● Savatage —— Final Bell/Ghost In Ruins ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1998 ● Busta Rhymes —— E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front ► Rap
2009 ● Kool & The Gang —— Liive At Montreux 2009 ► Funk

December 16
1963 ● Doris Day —— Love Him ► Adult Contemporary
1966 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ Fourth Christmas Record – Pantomime: Everywhere It’s Christmas ► Holiday Message & Music
1972 ● Bobby Womack —— Across 110th Street [Sndtrk] ► Soul-Funk
1978 ● Neil Diamond —— You Don’t Bring Me Flowers ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Live ?!*@ Like A Suicide [EP] ► Hard Rock
1986 ● Kraftwerk —— Electric Café ► Techno-Rock
1996 ● TISM —— Machines Against The Rage ► Alt Rock/Australia
1997 ● Riverfenix —— Riverfenix ► Pop Punk
1997 ● No Doubt —— Collector’s Orange Crate ► Ska-Pop
2003 ● Machine Head —— Through The Ashes Of Empires [UK] ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal
2003 ● Various Artists —— Cold Mountain ► Roots/Americana

December 17
1965 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ Third Christmas Record ► Holiday Message & Music
1971 ● David Bowie —— Hunky Dory ► Glam Rock
1976 ● AC/DC —— Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap ► Hard Rock
1978 ● The Jacksons —— Destiny ► Soul – pop
1996 ● Peter Tork —— Two Man Band ► Folk-Rock
2013 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound ► Roots Rock

December 18
1964 ● The Beatles —— Another Beatles’ Christmas Record ► Holiday Message & Music
1967 ● The Beach Boys —— Wild Honey ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● The Jackson 5 —— Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● T. Rex —— T. Rex ► Glam Rock
1970 ● The Beatles —— From Then To You ► Holiday Message & Music
1976 ● Queen —— A Day At The Races ► Glam Rock
1976 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— Heard You Missed Me, Well I’m Back ► Soul-Funk

December 19
1955 ● Bill Haley And His Comets —— Rock Around The Clock ► Rock ‘n’ Roll
1969 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record: Happy Christmas 1969 ► Holiday Message & Music
1980 ● Yes —— Yesshows ► Prog Rock
1988 ● The Supremes —— Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 ► Soul
2000 ● Neil Finn —— Sessions At West 54th ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2000 ● Gram Parsons —— Another Side Of This Life: The Lost Recordings of Gram Parsons ► Country-Rock
2006 ● Neil Young —— Living With War: “In The Beginning” ► Rock

December 20
1968 ● The Beatles —— The Beatles’ 1968 Christmas Record ► Holiday Message & Music
1971 ● George Harrison —— The Concert For Bangladesh ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● The Rolling Stones —— Hot Rocks, 1964-1971 ► Blues-Rock
1974 ● George Harrison —— Dark Horse [UK] ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Phish —— New Year’s Eve 1995 – Live At Madison Square Garden ► Prog Rock/Jam Band