This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1989 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Another Day in Paradise,"" Phil Collins. Billboard ranks it the top song of the year.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had been found guilty of 59 counts of fraud and tax evasion involving some $13.5 million.
Got to Move Something

Got to Move Something

Like smooth jazz? How about funk? R&B? World music, reggae, neo-soul? If so, jazz-funk vet J.
The '70s Anthology

The '70s Anthology

The Supremes had quite the winning streak in the '60s, with numerous No.
Armed Forces

Armed Forces

In 1979, Elvis Costello wasn't yet "24 and thought he knew it all," as he admits in his frank, witty liner notes to this Rhino reissue of his aggressively brainy Armed Forces album.
The Classic Blue Note Recordings

The Classic Blue Note Recordings

Wayne Shorter's 2002 Verve album, Footprints Live!, will rank high on many jazz critics' year-end top-10 lists, but the contents of this handy two-disc anthology shouldn't be forgotten as the bedrock upon which his art rests.
I Care 4 U

I Care 4 U

Greatest-hits sets and retrospectives are usually reserved for artists who have sustained careers over decades.
Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws—Deluxe Edition

Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws—Deluxe Edition

Originally released in 1979 on Toronto-based True North, the magnificent Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws concluded a trio of acoustic-oriented albums by the justly celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter and particularly showcased Cockburn's sparkling guitar work.
Electric Circus

Electric Circus

The rapper formerly known as Common Sense snaps, crackles, and pops the perceived boundaries of hip-hop on his fifth (second for MCA) album.
One Nite Alone . . . Live!

One Nite Alone . . . Live!

Having divorced himself from the corporate music industry structure, Prince Rogers Nelson remains one of contemporary pop music's most intriguing, elusive, and enigmatic figures.
The Last of the Pro Ricans

The Last of the Pro Ricans

Tony Touch joins Babu, Slum Village, and Dan the Automator as the latest rap artist to take part in Sequence's mix-tape sessions.
Feast on Scraps

Feast on Scraps

As easy as it might be to write off the nine-song Scraps as a money-grubbing collection of also-rans from the sessions for the rock diva's recent Under Rug Swept, it's actually a substantial piece of work that could (and should) stand solidly on its own creative merits.
The Sound of the Third Season

The Sound of the Third Season

Relative elder statesmen in a youthful techno scene, Hawtin and VÄth have individually released mixed CDs and original productions since the late-'80s.

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