Albums Released This Week (December 17 – 23)

Albums Released This Week (December 17 – 23)

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 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 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— Heard You Missed Me, Well I’m Back ► Soul-Funk
1976 ● Queen —— A Day At The Races ► Glam Rock


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 ● The Rolling Stones —— Hot Rocks, 1964-1971 ► Blues-Rock
1971 ● George Harrison —— The Concert For Bangladesh ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● George Harrison —— Dark Horse [UK] ► Pop-Rock
1977 ● Van Halen —— Atomic Punks ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Phish —— New Year’s Eve 1995 – Live At Madison Square Garden ► Prog Rock/Jam Band


December 21
1965 ● Dionne Warwick —— Here I Am ► Pop-Soul
1984 ● Frank Zappa —— Thing-Fish ► Art Rock
1993 ● Gamma Ray —— Insanity And Genius ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
1993 ● Jodeci —— Diary Of A Mad Band ► Rap
1996 ● Los Del Rio —— Macarena Non Stop ► Dance-Pop
1999 ● DMX —— And Then There Was X ► Hardcore Rap
1999 ● Frank Zappa —— Everything Is Healing Nicely ► 20th Century Classical
2005 ● Frank Zappa —— Joe’s XMASage ► Prog Rock
2009 ● The Who —— Greatest Hits ► British Rock
2010 ● Duran Duran —— All You Need Is Now ► New Wave Pop-Rock
2011 ● New Order —— Live At The London Troxy ► Alt Pop-Rock


December 22
1973 ● Madeline Bell —— Comin’ Atcha ► Soul-jazz-rock
1998 ● DMX —— Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood ► Hardcore Rap
2005 ● Peter Cetera —— Glory Of Love ► Pop-Rock


December 23
1967 ● The Ventures —— $1,000,000 Weekend ► Rock n Roll Instrumental
1968 ● Taj Mahal —— The Natch’l Blues ► Folk-Blues
1976 ● Genesis —— Wind & Wuthering [UK] ► Prog Rock
1997 ● Blindside —— Blindside ► Post Hardcore Punk

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  • Aaron Rawlings
    Posted at 13:26h, 20 December Reply

    Van Halen’s Atomic Punk’s Live was recorded live in 1977, but it was not released out on Vinyl until 1982.

    • Dr. Rock
      Posted at 15:40h, 20 December Reply

      Aaron:

      Thanks for the heads-up. Corrected.

      Merry Christmas, Dr. Rock

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