The Bridge School Concerts Vol. One is a live album released on Reprise Records. Volume one features artists like Neil Young, Tom Petty, Tracy Chapman, The Pretenders, Beck, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley, Ministry, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, The Lovemongers, Nils Lofgren, Elvis Costello and Patti Smith (in this order). It was an […]
Journey is the second album released by record producer Arif Mardin as leader. Released on the Atlantic label in 1974, it features “a veritable who’s who of funk and jazz greats”, many of them regular session and studio musicians who appear on Mardin-produced albums for other artists.
With Everything I Feel In Me is the twenty-first studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on November 25, 1974, by Atlantic Records. This recording did not do as well commercially as previous Franklin albums. The LP reached #57 on Billboard’s Top Album charts and peaked at #6 on the R&B album charts. None […]
Bette Midler is the eponymous second studio album by American singer Bette Midler, released in 1973 on the Atlantic Records label. Produced by Arif Mardin and Barry Manilow, Bette Midler includes Midler’s interpretations of Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael’s “Skylark”, Berthold Brecht and Kurt Weill’s “Surabaya Johnny”, Bob Dylan’s “I Shall Be Released” and Glenn […]
“Hey Nineteen” is a song by the band Steely Dan from their album Gaucho (1980). “Hey Nineteen” peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1981, number 11 on the Adult Contemporary chart, and number 68 on the R&B Singles chart. With a chart run of 19 weeks, “Hey Nineteen” is […]
First Cuckoo is an album by Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger, and record producer Eumir Deodato. It was released in 1975 on MCA. Tracks 1 Funk Yourself (Eumir Deodato) 04:14 2 Black Dog (Gene Page; John Paul Jones; Robert Plant) 04:15 3 Crabwalk (Eumir Deodato) 07:41 4 Adam’s Hotel (Marcos Valle) 03:39 5 Caravan / Watusi […]
Main Squeeze is the fifth, all instrumental studio album by jazz flugelhorn player Chuck Mangione. The album was only briefly released on Compact Disc in the late 80’s but discontinued not long after, making it for many years a rare find. However, it was finally reissued in 2018 as part of a budget five original […]
All For A Reason (1977, A&MRecords) is the second album by the brothers Alessi. The Alessi Brothers, also known as Alessi, are an American pop rock singer-songwriter duo who first came to international prominence with their 1977 hit single “Oh Lori”. The duo are identical twin brothers, Billy and Bobby Alessi (born July 12, 1953, […]