Albums Released This Week (March 18 – 24)

Albums Released This Week (March 18 – 24)

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):


March 18
1958 ● Gene Vincent —— Gene Vincent Rocks! And The Blue Caps Roll ► Rock n Roll
1967 ● Peter, Paul & Mary —— Album 1700 ► Classic Folk
1976 ● Donna Summer —— A Love Trilogy ► Disco
1977 ● Iggy Pop —— The Idiot ► Proto Punk
1978 ● Big Star —— Third/Sister Lovers ► Pop-Rock
1980 ● Grace Slick —— Dreams ► Psychedelic Rock
1991 ● Ike & Tina Turner —— Proud Mary: The Best of Ike and Tina Turner ► Soul
1995 ● Peter Gabriel —— Birdy [Sndtrk] ► Prog Rock
1996 ● Gary Numan & Tubeway Army —— The Premier Hits ► Synth-Pop
1996 ● The Beatles —— Anthology 2 ► Pop-Rock
1997 ● Aerosmith —— Nine Lives ► Hard Rock
2003 ● Buzzcocks —— Buzzcocks ► Punk-Rock
2003 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Hittin’ The Note ► Southern Rock
2013 ● Sparks —— Two Hands, One Mouth: Live In Europe ► Art Rock
2016 ● Iggy Pop —— Post Pop Depression ► Alt. Rock / Punk


March 19
1962 ● Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock
1962 ● Bob Dylan —— Bob Dylan ► Folk-Rock
1962 ● Aretha Franklin —— The Electrifying Aretha Franklin ► Soul
1971 ● Jethro Tull —— Aqualung ► Prog Rock
1971 ● Leonard Cohen —— Songs Of Love And Hate ► Contemporary Folk
1974 ● Cat Stevens —— Buddha And The Chocolate Box ► Folk-Pop
1975 ● America —— Hearts ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Kiss —— Dressed To Kill ► Hard Rock
1975 ● The Who —— Tommy [Sndtrk] ► British Rock
1976 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Takin’ It To The Streets ► Pop-Rock
1979 ● Natalie Cole —— I Love You So ► Soul-Pop
1979 ● The Beach Boys —— L.A. (Light Album) ► Pop-Rock
1986 ● Black Flag —— Who’s Got The 10 1/2? ► Punk-Rock/Hardcore
1987 ● DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince —— Rock The House ► Pop-Rap
1987 ● Ozzy Osbourne And Randy Rhoads —— Tribute ► Hard Rock
1990 ● Depeche Mode —— Violator ► Synth-Pop
1990 ● Cowboy Junkies —— The Caution Horses ► Alt. Rock
1990 ● Robert Plant —— Manic Nirvana ► Hard Rock
1991 ● George Strait —— Chill Of An Early Fall ► Classic Country
1996 ● Barenaked Ladies —— Born On A Pirate Ship ► AA Pop-Rock
2000 ● The Who —— Blues To The Bush ► British Rock
2002 ● Jimmy Buffett —— Far Side Of The World ► Folk-Rock
2002 ● Donovan —— Pied Piper ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● David Bowie —— The Best Of David Bowie, 1980/1987 ► Glam Rock
2010 ● Scorpions —— Sting In The Tail ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock


March 20
1964 ● The Temptations —— Meet The Temptations ► Soul – Motown
1974 ● Elvis Presley —— Good Times ► Adult Contemporary
1976 ● Wild Cherry —— Wild Cherry ► Funk
1981 ● Praying Mantis —— Time Tells No Lies ► Heavy Metal (New Wave of British)
1986 ● Anita Baker —— Rapture ► Quiet Storm
1987 ● Peter Wolf —— Come As You Are ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul
1990 ● Bell Biv Devoe —— Poison ► New Jack Swing
1990 ● Blue Aeroplanes —— Swagger ► Art Rock
2000 ● Iron Fire —— Thunderstorm ► Speed Metal
2000 ● Eddie Money —— Complete Eddie Money Live ► Album Rock
2000 ● Duran Duran —— The Essential Collection ► New Wave Synth-Pop
2006 ● Cocteau Twins —— Lullabies To Violaine, Volume 1: Singles And Extended Plays 1982-1990 ► Folk-Rock
2006 ● Cocteau Twins —— Lullabies To Violaine, Volume 2: Singles And Extended Plays 1993-1996-1990 ► Folk-Rock
2007 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— The Abattoir Blues Tour ► Alt Rock
2007 ● Joss Stone —— Introducing Joss Stone ► Pop-Soul (Neo-Soul)


March 21
1967 ● Al Green —— Back Up Train ► Soul (Southern)
1970 ● The Faces —— First Step ► Folk-Rock
1975 ● Tangerine Dream —— Rubycon ► Art Rock/Electronic
1976 ● Brothers Johnson —— Look Out For #1 ► Funk
1977 ● Slade —— Whatever Happened To Slade ► Hard Rock
1977 ● AC/DC —— Let There Be Rock [Australia] ► Hard Rock
1978 ● Rose Royce —— Rose Royce III: Strikes Again! ► Disco/Funk
1983 ● Pink Floyd —— The Final Cut ► Prog Rock
1988 ● Pixies —— Surfer Rosa ► Garage Rock
1988 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Southern By The Grace of God: Lynyrd Skynyrd Tour 1987 ► Southern Rock
1988 ● Tina Turner —— Tina Live In Europe ► Pop-Rock
1989 ● Bonnie Raitt —— Nick Of Time ► Blues-Rock
1989 ● Madonna —— Like A Prayer ► Dance-Pop
1994 ● Alison Moyet —— Essex ► Synth-Pop
1995 ● Death —— Symbolic ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal
1995 ● The Tea Party —— The Edges Of Twilight ► Blues-Rock
1995 ● Stevie Wonder —— Conversation Peace ► Pop-R&B
2000 ● Against All Authority —— 24 Hour Roadside Resistance ► Ska-Punk
2000 ● NSYNC —— No Strings Attached ► Dance-Pop
2000 ● Led Zeppelin —— Latter Days: The Best Of Led Zeppelin Volume Two ► Hard Rock
2000 ● Patti Smith —— Gung Ho ► Heartland Rock
2006 ● Ben Harper —— Both Sides Of The Gun ► AA Pop-Rock


March 22
1963 ● The Beatles —— Please Please Me ► Pop-Rock
1965 ● Bob Dylan —— Bringing It All Back Home ► Folk-Rock
1965 ● The Beatles —— The Early Beatles ► Pop-Rock
1965 ● The Temptations —— The Temptations Sing Smokey ► Soul – Motown
1971 ● Elvis Presley —— You’ll Never Walk Alone ► Pop-Rock
1974 ● Eagles —— On The Border ► Country-Rock
1974 ● Frank Zappa —— Apostrophe (‘) ► Art Rock
1975 ● The Soft Machine —— Bundles ► Jazz Fusion
1975 ● Jesse Colin Young —— Songbird ► Folk-Rock
1976 ● Elvis Presley —— The Sun Sessions ► Rock ‘N Roll
1982 ● Iron Maiden —— The Number Of The Beast ► Heavy Metal
1982 ● The Beatles —— Reel Music ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● The Go-Go’s —— Talk Show ► Pop-Rock
1984 ● Savatage —— The Dungeons Are Calling ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal
1985 ● Alcatrazz —— Disturbing The Peace ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● John Paul Jones —— Scream For Help [Sndtrk] ► Blues-Rock
1987 ● Anthrax —— Among The Living ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1988 ● Morrissey —— Viva Hate ► Alt. Pop-Rock
1989 ● White Zombie —— Make Them Die Slowly ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal
1990 ● Nine Inch Nails —— Head Like A Hole ► Industrial Metal
1993 ● Iron Maiden —— A Real Live One ► Heavy Metal
1994 ● Cheap Trick —— Woke Up With A Monster ► Hard Rock/Power Pop
1994 ● Yes —— Talk ► Prog Rock
1995 ● The Headstones —— Teeth And Tissue ► Hard Rock
2005 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— B-Sides & Rarities ► Alt Rock
2005 ● Billy Idol —— Devil’s Playground ► Hard Rock
2011 ● Soundgarden —— Live On I-5 ► Grunge Rock


March 23
1956 ● Elvis Presley —— Elvis Presley ► Rock n Roll
1959 ● Bobby Darin —— That’s All ► Pop-Rock
1968 ● Dionne Warwick —— Dionne Warwick In Valley Of The Dolls ► Pop-Soul
1973 ● Roxy Music —— For Your Pleasure ► Prog Rock
1973 ● King Crimson —— Lark’s Tongues In Aspic ► Prog Rock
1976 ● Judas Priest —— Sad Wings Of Destiny ► Heavy Metal
1978 ● Genesis —— …And Then There Were Three… ► Prog Rock
1978 ● Bob Marley & The Wailers —— Kaya ► Roots Reggae
1979 ● Van Halen —— Van Halen II ► Hard Rock
1980 ● Journey —— Departure ► Prog/Art Rock
1982 ● Rick Springfield —— Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet ► Power Pop
1983 ● ZZ Top —— Eliminator ► Blues-Rock
1984 ● Ratt —— Out Of The Cellar ► Heavy Metal
1985 ● Howard Jones —— Dream Into Action ► New Wave Synth-Pop
1988 ● Fates Warning —— No Exit ► Heavy Metal/Progressive
1988 ● Joni Mitchell —— Chalk Mark In A Rain Storm ► Folk-Rock
1990 ● ZZ Top —— Recycler ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● The Fall —— Code: Selfish ► Post-Punk
1993 ● Dwight Yoakam —— This Time ► Alt Country-Rock
1993 ● Depeche Mode —— Songs Of Faith And Devotion ► Synth-Pop
1993 ● The Mothers Of Invention —— Ahead Of Their Time ► Art Rock
1995 ● Everclear —— Sparkle And Fade ► Grunge-Punk
1998 ● Iron Maiden —— Virtual XI ► Heavy Metal
1999 ● A+ —— Hempstead High ► Pop-Rap
1999 ● Gov’t Mule —— Live…With A Little Help From Our Friends, Vol. 2 ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock
1999 ● Mark Knopfler —— Metroland [Sndtrk] ► Roots Rock
1999 ● Elton John & Various Artists —— Elton John And Tim Rice’s Aida ► Pop-Rock
2000 ● Peter Pan Speedrock —— Killermachine ► Punk Rock
2001 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Shining Star ► Roots Rock
2003 ● Eddie Money —— Let’s Rock ‘N Roll The Place ► Album Rock
2004 ● Ringo Starr —— Tour 2003 ► Pop-Rock
2004 ● Eric Clapton —— Me And Mr. Johnson ► Blues-Rock
2004 ● Guns N’ Roses —— Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock
2004 ● Lou Reed —— Animal Serenade ► Album Rock
2004 ● Triumph —— A Night Of Triumph ► Arena Rock
2015 ● Kansas —— Miracles Out Of Nowhere ► Prog/Arena Rock


March 24
1966 ● The Easybeats —— It’s 2 Easy ► Rock ‘N’ Roll
1969 ● The Mothers Of Invention —— Mothermania ► Prog Rock
1971 ● Elton John —— Friends [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock
1972 ● Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks —— Striking It Rich ► Country-Rock
1972 ● Slade —— Slade Alive! ► Hard Rock
1973 ● Pink Floyd —— The Dark Side Of The Moon [UK] ► Prog Rock
1974 ● Weather Report —— Mysterious Traveller ► Jazz-Rock Fusion
1975 ● Chicago —— Chicago VIII ► Jazz-Rock
1975 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Nuthin’ Fancy ► Southern Rock
1979 ● Motörhead —— Overkill ► Heavy Metal
1980 ● The Beach Boys —— Keepin’ The Summer Alive ► Pop-Rock
1982 ● Talking Heads —— The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ► New Wave Art-Rock
1986 ● Pet Shop Boys —— Please ► Dance-Pop
1986 ● The Rolling Stones —— Dirty Work ► Blues-Rock
1992 ● They Might Be Giants —— Apollo 18 ► Alt. Rock
1994 ● Running Wild —— Black Hand Inn ► Heavy Metal/Power Metal
1997 ● Everclear —— White Trash Hell ► Grunge-Punk
1997 ● Supertramp —— Some Things Never Change ► Prog/Art Rock
1998 ● NSYNC —— NSYNC ► Dance-Pop
1998 ● The Specials —— Guilty ‘Til Proved Innocent ► Ska Revival
1998 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— Heaven Forbid ► Metal
1998 ● Journey —— Greatest Hits Live ► Arena Rock
2008 ● The Who —— Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who [Sndtrk] ► British Rock
2009 ● Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks —— Tangled Tales ► Country-Rock
2009 ● Indigo Girls —— Poseidon And The Bitter Bug ► Folk-Rock
2015 ● Van Morrison —— Diuets: Reworking The Catalogue ► Folk-Rock

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