Albums Released This Week (March 19 – 25)

Albums Released This Week (March 19 – 25)

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 19

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

March 20

The Temptations —— Meet The Temptations ► Soul – Motown >> 1964
Elvis Presley —— Good Times ► Adult Contemporary >> 1974
Wild Cherry —— Wild Cherry ► Funk >> 1976
Praying Mantis —— Time Tells No Lies ► Heavy Metal (New Wave of British) >> 1981
Peter Wolf —— Come As You Are ► Blues-Rock/Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1987
Bell Biv Devoe —— Poison ► New Jack Swing >> 1990
Blue Aeroplanes —— Swagger ► Art Rock >> 1990
Eddie Money —— Complete Eddie Money Live ► Album Rock >> 2000
Iron Fire —— Thunderstorm ► Speed Metal >> 2000
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 >> 2006
Joss Stone —— Introducing Joss Stone ► Pop-Soul (Neo-Soul) >> 2007
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— The Abattoir Blues Tour ► Alt Rock >> 2007

March 21

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

March 22

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

March 23

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

March 24

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

March 25

The Beach Boys —— Surfin’ U.S.A. ► Pop-Rock >> 1963
Billy Preston —— The Wildest Organ In Town ► Soul >> 1966
Stevie Wonder —— Greatest Hits ► Pop-R&B >> 1968
Jimi Hendrix —— Band Of Gypsys ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1970
John Cale —— Vintage Violence ► Art Rock >> 1970
Jesse Colin Young —— Together ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
The Kinks —— The Kink Kronikles ► British Rock >> 1972
Earth, Wind & Fire —— Open Our Eyes ► Soul-Funk >> 1974
John Cale —— Slow Dazzle ► Art Rock >> 1975
Paul McCartney & Wings —— Wings At The Speed Of Sound ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
Triumph —— Progressions Of Power ► Arena Rock >> 1980
Devo —— DEV-O LIVE ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1981
The Church —— The Blurred Crusade ► Alt. Power Pop >> 1982
Joe Jackson —— Big World ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1986
The Cure —— Entreat ► Post-Punk >> 1991
Shakira —— Peligro ► New Jack Swing >> 1993
Powerman 5000 —— True Force ► Heavy Metal >> 1994
Sleater-Kinney —— Call The Doctor ► Punk/Riot Grrl >> 1996
Daft Punk —— Homework ► House >> 1997
Dinosaur Jr. —— Hand It Over ► Alt. Rock >> 1997
Machine Head —— The More Things Change… ► Heavy Metal/Groove Metal >> 1997
Matthew Sweet —— Blue Sky On Mars ► Power Pop >> 1997
The Notorious B.I.G. —— Life After Death ► Gangsta Rap >> 1997
Simple Minds —— The Early Years 1977-1978 ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1998
Rick Slick —— The Art Of Storytelling ► Rap >> 1999
Iron Maiden —— Rock In Rio ► Heavy Metal >> 2002
Ringo Starr —— Ringo Rama ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Jerry Garcia Band —— Pure Jerry: Merriweather Post Pavilion, September 1 & 2, 1989 – 2005 ► Roots Rock >> 2005
Counting Crows —— Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2008
The B-52’s —— Funplex ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 2008
The Raconteurs —— Consolers Of The Lonely ► Alt. Rock >> 2008
Eagles —— The Studio Albums 1972-1979 ► Country-Rock >> 2013
Iron Maiden —— Maiden England ’88 ► Heavy Metal >> 2013
Simple Minds —— Celebrate: The Greatest Hits ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 2013
Jack Bruce —— Silver Rails ► Prog Rock/Fusion >> 2014
Judas Priest —— Battle Cry ► Heavy Metal >> 2016

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