- Only one song per artist/group
- The song must be released that specific year
- Songs from live albums not allowed (that’s another & more complicated list)
Please feel free to publish your own favorite songs from 1961 in the comments section…
Here we go…
Summertime – John Coltrane
Released on Coltrane’s March 1961 album: “My Favorite Things”.
Continue reading “1961: 20 Songs Released in 1961 You Must Hear”
JLH was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. Here from the ceremony he performs “In The Mood” together with Bonnie Raitt:
Chuck Berry Inducts Willie Dixon into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:
June 30: Lucinda Williams released Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in 1998
Car Wheels on a Gravel Road is the fifth studio album by Lucinda Williams, released on June 30, 1998, by Mercury Records. It was recorded and co-produced by Williams in Nashville, Tennessee and Canoga Park, California. The album features guest appearances by Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris.
Car Wheels on a Gravel Road won a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album.
The Title track, Car Wheels On A Gravel Road (Live 2009):