Regarded as one of Aretha’s best albums off Atlantic Records, Let Me In Your Life reached #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B charts. Teaming up with legendary Atlantic producer Jerry Wexler, the queen of soul delivered her trademark vocal chops. The recording would yield three highly successful singles, “Until You Come Back To Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do),” “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” and “I’m In Love.” The track, “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” would win Aretha a GRAMMY® for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
In its latest CD Beam Me Up the Shauli Einav Quartet produces an impressive sound, rich in creative musical ideas. These talented, award winning musicians: Shauli Einav - saxophone, Paul Lay - piano, Florent Nisse – double bass and Gautier Garrigue – drums have recorded a remarkable album that is multi-layered, tuneful, energetic and swinging.
Yasushi Yoshida has released three albums; Secret Figure (2006), Little Grace (2008) and Grateful Goodbye (2010) on MIDI creative/noble. The piano, the wind and the strings weave tapestries of tranquil notes, that are full of sadness as well as vibrancy and vitality. The soundscape is so eloquent and storytelling that listeners bring back their own stories. His works have also been used on a number of films and stages. "Heavenly Me", recorded on his fourth album, appeared as the sole track on the latest film "Gui aiueo:S", directed by Go Shibata (Late Bloomer, Doman Seman, etc). His first full album in six years, entitled Heavenly Me Last Days, is due to be released in summer 2016 on tuba…disk.
Essential: A masterpiece of psych-rock music collection.
Vanilla Fudge are a pioneering psychedelic band with a superb lineup and are famous for psyching up well known cover versions. Their debut albums features some of their best and most popular material such as the stunning' You Keep Me Hanging On', 'Eleanor Rigby' and 'She's Not There'.
Featuring "Mr. Bojangles", "Holly Holy"
Diamond's first regular album release to sell in substantial numbers, Touching You, Touching Me contains the gold Top Ten single "Holly Holy,"
Andrea Bocelli's Romanza is the bestselling classical crossover album of all time, having sold well over 17 million copies globally. To mark 20 years since the album's original release, and the success of 'Con Te Partiro' and 'Time To Say Goodbye' a 20th Anniversary Edition was released in November 2016. The original album has been remastered and now include bonus tracks.
James Taylor had scored eight Top 40 hits by the fall of 1976 when Warner Brothers marked the end of his contract with this compilation. One of those hits, the Top Ten gold single “Mockingbird,” a duet with his wife Carly Simon, was on Elektra Records, part of the Warner family of labels and presumably available, but it was left off.