Albums Released This Week (July 2 – 8)

Albums Released This Week (July 2 – 8)

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):

July 02
1965 ● The Jazz Crusaders —— Chile Con Soul ► Jazz Fusion
1966 ● The Jazz Crusaders —— Live At Newport ► Jazz Fusion
1979 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Rust Never Sleeps ► Folk-Rock
1981 ● Foreigner —— 4 ► Arena Rock
1982 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Imperial Bedroom ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1984 ● The Time —— Ice Cream Castle ► Funk
1984 ● Depeche Mode —— People Are People ► Synth-Pop
1985 ● Carly Simon —— Spoiled Girl ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Lyle Lovett —— Lyle Lovett ► Alt. Country
1990 ● Devo —— Smooth Noodle Maps ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave
1991 ● Alice Cooper —— Hey Stoopid ► Heavy Metal/Shock Metal
1991 ● Crowded House —— Woodface ► Pop-Rock
1991 ● Chris Whitley —— Living With The Law ► Blues-Rock
1991 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Into The Great Wide Open ► Album Rock
1992 ● David Bowie & Tin Machine —— Tin Machine Live: Oy Vey, Baby ► Hard Rock
1993 ● Glenn Frey —— Glenn Frey Live ► Pop-Rock
1996 ● Asia —— Arena ► Prog Rock
1996 ● Blues Traveler —— Live From The Fall ► Alt Country Rock
1996 ● Neil Young With Crazy Horse —— Broken Arrow ► Blues-Rock
2001 ● David Gray —— The EPs 1992-1994 ► AA Pop-Rock
2002 ● Little River Band —— One Night In Mississippi ► Soft Rock
2002 ● Aerosmith —— O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits ► Hard Rock
2002 ● Kansas —— The Ultimate Kansas ► Prog/Arena Rock
2009 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King ► AA Pop-Rock
2010 ● Kylie Minogue —— Aphrodite ► Dance-Pop
2012 ● The Rolling Stones —— Live At The Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981 ► Blues-Rock

July 03
1969 ● Fairport Convention —— Unhalfbricking ► Folk-Rock
1970 ● Cilla Black —— Sweet Inspiration ► Pop-Rock
1975 ● Ronnie Wood —— Now Look ► Hard Rock
1980 ● The Jacksons —— Triumph ► Soul/pop
1984 ● Lindsey Buckingham —— Go Insane ► Pop-Rock
1990 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Seven Turns ► Southern Rock
1991 ● Various Artists —— Am I Cool Or What? ► Soul-Jazz
1996 ● Cryptopsy —— None So Vile ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1996 ● Kool & The Gang —— State Of Affairs ► Funk
2000 ● Blackmail —— Do Robots Dream Of Electric Sheep? ► Post-Grunge/Kraut Rock
2000 ● Various Artists —— G-A-Y ► Dance-Pop
2001 ● Tha Alkaholics —— X.O. Experience ► West Coast Rap
2014 ● Richard Marx —— Beautiful Goodbye ► AA Pop-Rock

July 04
1972 ● David Ackles —— American Gothic ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● Neil Diamond —— Beautiful Noise ► Pop-Rock
1981 ● Mission Of Burma —— Signals, Calls, And Marches ► Post-Punk
1983 ● Yazoo —— You And Me Both ► Synth-Pop
1988 ● Kylie Minogue —— Kylie ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● The Prodigy —— Music For The Jilted Generation ► Electro-Industrial
1995 ● Brother Cane —— Seeds ► Hard Rock
1995 ● Foo Fighters —— Foo Fighters ► Grunge Rock
1995 ● Funkdoobiest —— Brothas Doobie ► Latino Rap
1997 ● Mogwai —— Ten Rapid (Collected Recordings 1996-1997) ► Cosmic Post-Rock
1999 ● Underoath —— Act Of Depression ► Heavy Metal/Christian Metal
2000 ● Jimmy Page And The Black Crowes —— Live At The Greek: Excess All Areas ► Blues-Rock
2005 ● Alice Cooper —— Dirty Diamonds ► Hard Rock
2006 ● Various Artists —— The Best Of Miami Vice [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
2006 ● Johnny Cash —— American V: A Hundred Highways ► Trad Country/Americana
2011 ● Blondie —— Panic Of Girls ► New Wave Pop-Rock

July 05
1958 ● Ray Charles —— Ray Charles At Newport ► Soul
1965 ● The Beach Boys —— Summer Days (And Summer Nights!) ► Pop-Rock
1966 ● The Beach Boys —— Best Of The Beach Boys ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Creedence Clearwater Revival ► Folk-Rock
1969 ● Cass Elliott —— Bubblegum, Lemonade, And… Something For Mama ► Bubblegum Pop
1972 ● Frank Zappa —— Waka/Jawaka ► Art Rock
1974 ● Bryan Ferry —— Another Time, Another Place ► Prog. Rock
1976 ● The Beach Boys —— 15 Big Ones ► Pop-Rock
1983 ● Suicidal Tendencies —— Suicidal Tendencies ► Punk Metal
1984 ● Billy Squier —— Signs Of Life ► Hard Rock
1993 ● U2 —— Zooropa ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1993 ● Björk —— Debut ► Alt Pop-Rock
1993 ● Smog —— Julius Caesar ► Alt Rock/Lo-Fi
1994 ● Hootie & The Blowfish —— Cracked Rear View ► Pop-Rock
1994 ● The Who —— Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B ► British Rock
1999 ● The Auteurs —— How I Learned To Love The Bootboys ► Glam Rock
2005 ● Iron Maiden —— The Essential Iron Maiden ► Heavy Metal
2005 ● Various Artists —— Music For Lonely Housewives ► Multiple Genres

July 06
1971 ● MC5 —— High Time ► Garage Rock/Proto-Punk
1971 ● Diana Ross —— Surrender ► Soul – Motown
1972 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Trilogy ► Prog Rock
1973 ● Steely Dan —— Countdown To Ecstasy ► Jazz-Rock
1973 ● Jethro Tull —— A Passion Play [UK] ► Prog Rock
1979 ● The B-52’s —— The B-52’s ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1981 ● Pat Benatar —— Precious Time ► Hard Rock
1984 ● The Jacksons —— Victory ► Soul/pop
1984 ● Public Image Ltd. —— This Is What You Want…This Is What You Get ► Post-Punk
1985 ● Heart —— Heart ► Album Rock
1986 ● Quiet Riot —— QR III ► Heavy Metal
1986 ● Supertramp —— The Autobiography Of Supertramp ► Prog/Art Rock
1987 ● Echo & The Bunnymen —— Echo & The Bunnymen ► Post-Punk
1987 ● Grateful Dead —— In The Dark ► Pop-Rock
1993 ● Akinyele —— Vagina Diner ► Dirty Rap
1993 ● Todd Rundgren —— No World Order ► Art Rock
1998 ● Miss Kitten & The Hacker —— Champagne ► Electro Pop
1999 ● Dokken —— The Very Best Of Dokken ► Heavy Metal
2013 ● New Order —— Live At Bestival 2012 ► Alt Pop-Rock
2018 ● Culture Club —— Tribes ► Pop-Soul

July 07
1969 ● Cream —— Best Of Cream ► Blues-Rock
1970 ● The Stooges —— Fun House ► Proto-Punk
1970 ● Ben E. King —— Rough Edges ► Soul
1972 ● Jimmy Cliff —— The Harder They Come [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Reggae
1973 ● Barry Manilow —— Barry Manilow I ► AM Pop
1974 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis: As Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis ► Adult Contemporary
1977 ● Styx —— The Grand Illusion ► Prog/Art Rock
1977 ● Yes —— Going For The One ► Prog Rock
1979 ● Golden Earring —— No Promises…No Debts ► Hard Rock
1984 ● David Sylvian —— Brilliant Trees ► Ambient
1986 ● Steve Winwood —— Back In The High Life ► Album Rock
1986 ● David Lee Roth —— Eat ‘Em And Smile ► Hard Rock
1987 ● Eric B. and Rakim —— Paid in Full ► Hardcore Rap
1987 ● Laura Branigan —— Touch ► Dance-Pop
1987 ● Hoodoo Gurus —— Mars Needs Guitars ► Alt. Power Pop
1987 ● k. d. lang —— Angel With A Lariat ► Alt Country Rock
1987 ● Los Lobos —— By The Light Of The Moon ► Roots Rock
1987 ● Dwight Yoakam —— Hillbilly Deluxe ► Alt Country-Rock
1988 ● Iggy Pop —— Instinct ► Alt. Rock / Punl
1991 ● Robert Fripp —— Show Of Hands ► Art Rock
1991 ● Frank Zappa —— Beat The Boots ► Art Rock
1992 ● Dream Theater —— Images And Words ► Heavy Metal/Progressive
1992 ● Kansas —— Live At The Whisky ► Prog/Arena Rock
1997 ● Against All Authority —— Against All Authority ► Ska-Punk
1997 ● Dropkick Murphys —— Boys On The Docks ► Punk Rock
1998 ● Barenaked Ladies —— Stunt ► AA Pop-Rock
2005 ● Ringo Starr —— Choose Love ► Pop-Rock
2006 ● Jeff Beck —— Live At B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill ► Instrumental Rock
2008 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Live 2006 ► Pop-Rock
2009 ● Berlin —— All The Way In ► L. A. Synth-Pop

July 08
1968 ● Duster Bennett —— Smiling Like I’m Happy ► Blues-Rock
1969 ● Canned Heat —— Halleujah ► Folk-Rock
1981 ● The Go-Go’s —— Beauty And The Beat ► New Wave Pop-Rock
1986 ● Ministry —— Twitch ► Industrial Metal
1987 ● Pete Townshend —— Another Scoop ► Prog Rock
1996 ● Zard —— Today Is Another Day ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● The Call —— The Best Of The Call ► New Wave Alt. Pop
1997 ● Emperor —— Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal
2000 ● Midnight Oil —— The Real Thing ► Alt. Pop-Rock
2003 ● David Lee Roth —— Diamond Dave ► Hard Rock
2008 ● Heart —— Playlist: The Very Best Of Heart ► Album Rock
2013 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Live In NYC ► Alt. Rock
2013 ● Warren Zevon —— Headless In Boston ► Pop-Rock
2014 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Garcia Live Volume Four ► Roots Rock
2014 ● John Mellencamp —— Trouble No More Live At Town Hall ► Roots Rock
2016 ● Heart —— Beautiful Broken ► Album Rock

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  • Nick
    Posted at 20:57h, 02 July Reply

    Nas – Illmatic 1996 July 2nd

    Jeff Lynne – 1990 Armchair Theatre July 2nd

    • Nick
      Posted at 20:58h, 02 July Reply

      Nas – It Was Written.****** … autofill got me on that!

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