Albums Released This Week (September 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):


September 14
1964 ● Doris Day —— The Doris Day Christmas Album ► Holiday Pop
1970 ● The Byrds —— (Untitled) ► Country-Rock
1975 ● Supertramp —— Crisis? What Crisis? ► Prog/Art Rock
1979 ● Jethro Tull —— Stormwatch ► Prog Rock
1981 ● Genesis —— Abacab ► Prog Rock
1987 ● Faith No More —— Introduce Yourself ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Mick Jagger —— Primitive Cool ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Meat Beat Manifesto —— Armed Audio Warfare ► Techno-Industrial
1992 ● Blind Melon —— Blind Melon ► Alt. Rock
1992 ● Jethro Tull —— A Little Light Music [UK] ► Folk-Rock
1993 ● Counting Crows —— August And Everything After ► AA Pop-Rock
1993 ● Teddy Pendergrass —— A Little More Magic ► Soul-Pop
1993 ● Squeeze —— Some Fantastic Place ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1993 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band Volume 2: Live From Montreux ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Bryan Adams —— Live ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Earth, Wind & Fire —— Millennium ► Soul-Funk
1993 ● Prince —— The Hits/The B-Sides ► Dance-Pop
1996 ● dEUS —— In A Bar, Under The Sea [UK] ► Avant Grunge
1999 ● Iggy Pop —— Avenue B ► Alt. Rock / Punk
1999 ● Luis Miguel —— Amarte Es Un Placer ► Latin Pop
1999 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Long Train Runnin’: 1970-2000 ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Alice Cooper —— School’s Out And Other Hits ► Hard Rock
2004 ● Gov’t Mule —— Deja Voodoo ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
2004 ● Tears For Fears —— Everybody Loves A Happy Ending ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2004 ● Blondie —— Live By Request ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2004 ● Joni Mitchell —— Dreamland ► Folk-Rock
2004 ● Frank Zappa —— QuAUDIOPHILIAC ► Art Rock
2008 ● Mark Knopfler —— Get Lucky ► Roots Rock
2009 ● David Gray —— Draw The Line ► AA Pop-Rock
2010 ● Weezer —— Hurley ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop
2010 ● Leonard Cohen —— Songs From The Road ► Soft Rock
2012 ● Marilyn Martin —— Trust, Love, Pray ► Contemporary CCM

September 15
1960 ● Johnny Cash —— Sings Hank Williams ► Classic Country
1965 ● Otis Redding —— Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul ► Memphis Soul
1966 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane Takes Off ► Psychedelic Rock
1967 ● The Kinks —— Something Else By The Kinks ► British Rock
1971 ● Bobby Womack —— Communication ► Soul-Funk
1971 ● The Band —— Cahoots ► Folk-Rock
1971 ● Deep Purple —— Fireball ► Hard Rock
1971 ● Judee Sill —— Judee Sill ► Folk-Rock
1972 ● John Denver —— Rocky Mountain High ► Folk-Pop
1972 ● Grand Funk Railroad —— Phoenix ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Poco —— Crazy Eyes ► Country-Rock
1975 ● Pink Floyd —— Wish You Were Here ► Prog Rock
1975 ● David Crosby & Graham Nash —— Wind On The Water ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Hall & Oates —— Daryl Hall & John Oates ► Pop-Rock
1978 ● Frank Zappa —— Studio Tan ► Art Rock
1983 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Sports ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Motörhead —— No Remorse ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Blood & Chocolate ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1986 ● Love And Rockets —— Express ► Alt Pop-Rock
1986 ● Ric Ocasek —— This Side Of Paradise ► Pop-Rock
1987 ● Tiffany —— Tiffany ► Dance-Pop
1987 ● The Ramones —— Halfway To Sanity ► Punk-Rock
1987 ● Donna Summer —— All Systems Go ► Dance-Pop
1991 ● Rick Wakeman —— 2000 A.D. Into The Future ► Prog Rock
1992 ● Bad 4 Good —— Refugee ► Heavy Metal/Teen Metal
1992 ● Michael Penn —— Free-For-All ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1996 ● New Edition —— Home Again ► Soul-Pop
1998 ● Death —— Sound Of Perseverance ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1998 ● Marilyn Manson —— Mechanical Animals ► Heavy Metal/Alt Metal
1998 ● America —— Human Nature ► Folk-Rock
2003 ● The Human League —— The Very Best Of The Human League ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2006 ● Elton John —— The Captain & The Kid ► Pop-Rock
2009 ● Ace Frehley —— Anomaly ► Pop-Metal

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