Albums Released This Week (January 11 – 17)

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Genesis, ca, 1986

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):


January 11
1962 ● Howlin’ Wolf —— Howlin’ Wolf ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● Chicago —— Chicago III ► Jazz-Rock
1971 ● Janis Joplin —— Pearl ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● The Temptations —— Solid Rock ► Soul – Motown
1974 ● Carly Simon —— Hotcakes ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Bobby Womack —— Lookin’ For A Love Again ► Soul
1982 ● The Waitresses —— Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1993 ● Genesis —— The Way We Walk, Vol. 2 (The Longs) ► Prog Rock
1994 ● Carcass —— Heartwork ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1999 ● Iron Savior —— Unification ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
2000 ● Chuck Berry —— Live! ► Rock n Roll
2000 ● Jethro Tull —— Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 ► Folk-Rock
2000 ● Badfinger —— BBC In Concert 1972-1973 ► Pop-Rock
2005 ● Aerosmith —— Gold ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Kiss —— Gold ► Hard Rock

January 12
1959 ● Johnny Cash —— Greatest! ► Country
1968 ● The Kinks —— Live At Kelvin Hall ► British Rock
1969 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin [UK] ► Hard Rock
1976 ● Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Jessi Colter And Tompall Glaser —— Wanted! The Outlaws ► Outlaw Country
1981 ● April Wine —— The Nature Of The Beast ► Arena Rock
1987 ● Deep Purple —— The House Of Blue Light ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Triumph —— Edge Of Excess ► Arena Rock
1993 ● Denis Leary —— No Cure For Cancer ► Stand Up Comedy
1999 ● The Black Crowes —— By Your Side ► Southern Rock
1999 ● The Church —— Magician Among The Spirits Plus Some ► Alt. Power Pop
2010 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Live At Hollywood High ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2010 ● Ringo Starr —— Y Not ► Pop-Rock

January 13
1964 ● Bob Dylan —— The Times They Are A-Changin’ ► Folk-Rock
1967 ● Manfred Mann —— Soul Of Mann ► Rock n Roll
1969 ● The Beatles —— Yellow Submarine ► Pop-Rock
1969 ● Dusty Springfield —— Dusty In Memphis ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● Poco —— Deliverin’ ► Country-Rock
1972 ● Weather Report —— Live In Tokyo ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1986 ● Peter Frampton —— Premonition ► Arena Rock
1993 ● Sloan —— Smeared ► Alt Indie Rock
1998 ● Mark Knopfler —— Wag The Dog [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock
1998 ● King Crimson —— Night Watch ► Prog Rock
1998 ● Against All Authority —— All Fall Down ► Ska-Punk
2006 ● Frank Zappa —— Imaginery Diseases ► Prog Rock
2009 ● Bruce Springsteen —— Greatest Hits ► Heartland Rock

January 14
1972 ● Paul Simon —— Paul Simon ► Folk-Pop
1977 ● David Bowie —— Low ► Glam Rock
1983 ● Nena —— Nena ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Smokey Robinson —— Smoke Signals ► Soul – Motown
1987 ● The System —— Don’t Disturb This Groove ► R&B/electro-pop
1992 ● Lou Reed —— Magic And Loss ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Eric Clapton —— Rush [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock
1997 ● Björk —— Telegram ► Alt Pop-Rock
2000 ● Enigma —— The Screen Behind The Mirror ► Ambient
2003 ● Kathleen Edwards —— Failer ► Alt Country-Rock
2003 ● The Knack —— Re-Zoom ► Power Pop
2008 ● Ringo Starr —— Liverpool 8 ► Pop-Rock
2013 ● New Order —— Lost Sirens ► Alt Pop-Rock
2014 ● Bruce Springsteen —— High Hopes ► Heartland Rock

January 15
1968 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Axis: Bold As Love ► Psychedelic Rock
1970 ● Aretha Franklin —— This Girl’s In Love With You ► Soul
1970 ● MC5 —— Back in the USA ► Garage Rock
1970 ● Dusty Springfield —— A Brand New Me ► Pop-Rock
1971 ● John Lee Hooker And Canned Heat —— Hooker ‘N Heat ► Blues-Rock
1981 ● Marvin Gaye —— In Our Lifetime ► Soul – Motown
1982 ● Barbara Dickson —— All For A Song ► MOR Pop
1985 ● John Fogerty —— Centerfield ► Folk-Rock
1985 ● The Commodores —— Nightshift ► Soul-Funk
1988 ● Sabbat —— History Of A Time To Come ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1990 ● The Sundays —— Reading, Writing And Arithmetic ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1991 ● David Lee Roth —— A Little Ain’t Enough ► Hard Rock
1996 ● Accept —— Predator ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal
2007 ● Talking Heads —— The Collection ► New Wave Art-Rock
2012 ● Barbara Kessler —— What You Keep ► Alt. Country

January 16
1965 ● The Guess Who —— Shakin’ All Over ► Garage Rock
1971 ● ZZ Top —— ZZ Top’s First Album ► Blues-Rock
1972 ● David Bromberg —— David Bromberg ► Folk-Rock
1972 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— Blue Öyster Cult ► Metal
1975 ● The Temptations —— A Song For You ► Soul – Motown
1975 ● Michael Jackson —— Forever, Michael ► Soul
1976 ● Bob Dylan —— Desire ► Folk-Rock
1984 ● Wang Chung —— Points On The Curve ► New Wave/Dance-Pop
1990 ● Peter Murphy —— Deep ► Goth Rock
1990 ● Joan Jett —— The Hit List ► Hard Rock
1991 ● The Knack —— Serious Fun ► Power Pop
1995 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— The Rapture ► Alt. Rock
1996 ● Cibo Matto —— Viva! La Woman ► Trip Hop
1998 ● Air —— Moon Safari ► Psychedelic Pop
2007 ● America —— Here & Now ► Folk-Rock

January 17
1966 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Sounds Of Silence ► Folk-Pop
1969 ● Aretha Franklin —— Soul ’69 ► Soul
1969 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin ► Hard Rock
1974 ● Bob Dylan —— Planet Waves ► Folk-Rock
1974 ● Joni Mitchell —— Court And Spark ► Folk-Rock
1980 ● John Foxx —— Metamatic ► New Wave Electronic Pop
1983 ● Smokey Robinson —— Yes It’s You Lady ► Soul – Motown
1983 ● Black Sabbath —— Live Evil ► Hard Rock
1992 ● Green Day —— Kerplunk! ► Alt. Rock
1995 ● The Roots —— Do You Want More?!!!??! ► Jazz Rap
2000 ● Golden Earring —— Last Blast Of The Century ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Explosions In The Sky —— How Strange, Innocense ► Instrumental
2000 ● Van Morrison —— The Skiffle Sessions – Live In Belfast 1998 ► Folk-Rock
2011 ● Pearl Jam —— Live On Ten Legs ► Hard Rock
2012 ● Kathleen Edwards —— Voyageur ► Alt Country-Rock