Albums Released This Week (February 22 – 28)

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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):


February 22
1965 ● The Supremes —— Supremes Sing Country Western And Pop ► Soul – Motown
1969 ● Ten Years After —— Stonedhenge ► Hard Rock
1971 ● David Crosby —— If I Could Only Remember My Name ► Folk-Rock
1979 ● Suzi Quatro —— If You Knew Suzi ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark —— Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ► New Wave Synth Pop
1983 ● Journey —— Frontiers ► Prog/Art Rock
1984 ● Elvis Costello And Richard Harvey —— G.B.H. [Sndtrk] ► Orchestral Soundtrack
1986 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— The Ultimate Sin ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Jed ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1990 ● The Chills —— Submarine Bells ► Alt Indie Rock
1993 ● The Auteurs —— New Wave ► Glam Rock
1999 ● Darkane —— Rusted Angel ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
2000 ● The Apples In Stereo —— Look Away + 4 ► Indie Pop-Rock/Power Pop
2000 ● The Byrds —— Live At The Fillmore – February 1969 ► Country-Rock
2011 ● John Waite —— Rough & Tumble ► Power Pop

February 23
1968 ● Otis Redding —— The Dock Of The Bay ► Memphis Soul
1968 ● Manfred Mann —— Up The Junction [Sndtrk] ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1980 ● The Selector —— Too Much Pressure ► New Wave Ska Revival
1987 ● The Smiths —— The World Won’t Listen ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1993 ● Big Head Todd & The Monsters —— Sister Sweetly ► AA Pop-Rock
1993 ● Jack Bruce —— Somethin Els ► Prog Rock/Fusion
1993 ● Goo Goo Dolls —— Superstar Car Wash ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge
1993 ● Van Halen —— Live: Right Here, Right Now ► Hard Rock
1994 ● Derek & The Dominos —— Live At The Fillmore ► Blues-Rock
1996 ● Various Artists —— Our Band Could Be Your Life: A Tribute To D Boon And The Minutemen ► Indie Rock
1999 ● Eminem —— The Slim Shady LP ► Hard Core Rap
1999 ● ALL —— All ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk
1999 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— Eufaula ► Southern Rock
1999 ● The Specials —— Blue Plate Specials Live ► Ska Revival
1999 ● XTC —— Apple Venus Volume 1 ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1999 ● Blondie —— No Exit ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1999 ● Steve Earle & The Del McCoury Band —— The Mountain ► Bluegrass

February 24
1968 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac ► Blues-Rock
1970 ● Funkadelic —— Funkadelic ► Funk
1971 ● Cactus —— One Way…Or Another ► Hard Rock
1975 ● Led Zeppelin —— Physical Graffiti ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Watch ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Rick Springfield —— Working Class Dog ► Power Pop
1983 ● Europe —— Europe ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1984 ● Lee Aaron —— Metal Queen ► Hard Rock
1989 ● Ringo Starr —— Starr Struck: Best Of Ringo Starr, Vol. 2 ► Pop-Rock
1992 ● 2 Unlimited —— Get Ready! ► Eurodance-Pop
1992 ● Madness —— Divine Madness ► Ska Revival
1994 ● Bark Psychosis —— Hex ► Electronic/Ambient
1994 ● Cradle Of Filth —— The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh ► Heavy Metal/Extreme Metal
1998 ● Jonathan Cain —— For A Lifetime ► Instrumental Piano Rock
1998 ● Gov’t Mule —— Dose ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
1998 ● Train —— Train ► Alt. Rock
1999 ● Chaka Khan —— Dance Classics Of Chaka Khan ► Soul-Funk
1999 ● Led Zeppelin —— Early Days: The Best Of Led Zeppelin Volume One ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Golden Earring —— Millbrook U.S.A. ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Peter, Paul & Mary —— In These Times ► Folk-Pop
2004 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 02.28.03 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2004 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 07.15.03 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2004 ● Phish —— Live Phish Volume 07.29.03 ► Prog Rock/Jam Band
2004 ● Rick Springfield —— Shock/Denial/Anger/Acceptance ► Power Pop
2009 ● The Church —— Coffee Hounds [EP] ► Alt. Power Pop
2009 ● Chris Isaak —— Mr. Lucky ► Adult Contemporary
2009 ● Van Morrison —— Astral Weeks Live At The Hollywood Bowl ► Folk-Rock
2015 ● Rick Springfield —— Stripped Down ► Power Pop

February 25
1963 ● Barbra Streisand —— The Barbra Streisand Album ► Classic Pop
1972 ● Nick Drake —— Pink Moon ► Folk-Rock
1973 ● Alice Cooper —— Billion Dollar Babies ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Dr. John —— In The Right Place ► New Orleans R&B
1974 ● Aretha Franklin —— Let Me In Your Life ► Soul
1977 ● Peter Gabriel —— Peter Gabriel [1] ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Al Di Meola —— Casino ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1979 ● Scorpions —— Lovedrive ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock
1980 ● Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —— Against The Wind ► Heartland Rock
1985 ● Tears For Fears —— Songs From The Big Chair ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1990 ● Midnight Oil —— Blue Sky Mining ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● Spacemen 3 —— Recurring ► Neo-Psychedelia
1992 ● Tori Amos —— Little Earthquakes ► AA Pop-Rock
1997 ● Cluster —— First Encounter Tour 1996 ► Electronic-Ambient
1997 ● James —— Whiplash ► Alt Pop/Rock
2008 ● Janet Jackson —— Discipline ► Pop-Soul
2014 ● Heart —— Fanatic Live From Caesar’s Colosseum ► Album Rock

February 26
1965 ● Eric Andersen —— Today Is The Highway ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● The Beatles —— Hey Jude/The Beatles Again ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Anne Murray —— Straight, Clean And Simple ► Country-Pop
1981 ● Judas Priest —— Point Of Entry ► Heavy Metal
1982 ● Thompson Twins —— Set ► Post-Punk Dance-Pop
1991 ● Great White —— Hooked ► Hard Rock
1991 ● Motörhead —— 1916 ► Heavy Metal
1991 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Capitol Collectors Series ► Hard Rock
2002 ● Norah Jones —— Come Away With Me ► Jazz-Pop Vocals
2002 ● Billy Idol —— Billy Idol: VH1 Storytellers ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Roy Buchanan —— Before And After ► Blues-Rock
2013 ● 10,000 Maniacs —— Music From The Motion Picture ► Folk-Rock
2016 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Dig In Deep ► Blues-Rock

February 27
1961 ● Aretha Franklin —— Aretha (With The Ray Bryant Combo) ► Soul
1967 ● Elvis Presley —— How Great Thou Art ► Southern Gospel
1975 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— On Your Feet Or On Your Knees ► Metal
1975 ● Yes —— Yesterdays ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Village People —— Macho Man ► Disco
1979 ● Desparate Bicycles —— Remorse Code ► Post-Punk/Psych Rock
1984 ● Dead Can Dance —— Dead Can Dance ► Post-Punk/Goth Rock
1985 ● Sade —— Diamond Life ► Quiet Storm
1989 ● XTC —— Oranges And Lemons ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1995 ● PJ Harvey —— To Bring You My Love ► Indie Rock
1995 ● Bruce Dickinson —— Alive In Studio A ► Heavy Metal
1996 ● Babble —— Ether ► Electro Dance-Pop
1996 ● America —— Greatest Hits Live ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● The Band —— High On The Hog ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Curtis Mayfield —— People Get Ready: The Curtis Mayfield Story ► Soul/Funk
1996 ● Triumph —— King Biscuit Flower Hour (In Concert) ► Arena Rock
1996 ● Neil Young —— Dead Man ► Folk-Rock
1996 ● Frank Zappa —— The Lost Episodes ► Prog rock/Jazz Fusion
1997 ● Bad Religion —— The Gray Race ► Punk Rock
1999 ● CKY —— Volume 1 ► Alt. Rock/Alt. Metal
2001 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Everyday ► AA Pop-Rock
2001 ● Cheap Trick —— Silver ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
2006 ● Tears For Fears —— Secret World – Live In Paris ► New Wave Synth-Pop

February 28
1963 ● Sam Cooke —— Mr. Soul ► Soul
1963 ● The Miracles —— The Fabulous Miracles ► Soul – Motown
1970 ● Van Morrison —— Moondance ► Folk-Rock
1983 ● U2 —— War ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1983 ● The Ramones —— Subterranean Jungle ► Punk-Rock
1983 ● Styx —— Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock
1984 ● “Weird Al” Yankovic —— In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody
1984 ● Queen —— The Works ► Glam Rock
1986 ● Various Artists —— Pretty In Pink [Sndtrk] ► Post-Punk New Wave
1989 ● Indigo Girls —— Indigo Girls ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● Eric Johnson —— Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock
1990 ● Little River Band —— Get Lucky ► Soft Rock
1992 ● Yoko Ono —— Onobox ► New Wave Art-Rock
1995 ● Del Amitri —— Twisted ► Alt Pop-Rock
1995 ● Harry Nilsson —— Personal Bast: The Harry Nilsson Anthology ► Folk-Rock
1995 ● Steve Earle —— Train A Comin’ ► Alt. Country
1995 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Greatest Hits ► Heartland Rock
2000 ● Oasis —— Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop
2000 ● AC/DC —— Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock
2001 ● Bob Dylan —— Live 1961-2000: Thirty-Nine Years Of Great Concert Performances ► Folk-Rock
2005 ● Judas Priest —— Angel Of Retribution ► Heavy Metal
2005 ● The Rolling Stones —— Singles 1968-1971 ► Blues-Rock
2006 ● Elvis Costello —— My Flame Burns Blue ► Orchestral Jazz
2006 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Hammersmith Odeon, London ’75 ► Heartland Rock
2006 ● Talking Heads —— Bonus Rarities And Outtakes ► New Wave Art-Rock

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