|Because Her Beauty Is Raw and Wild|
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|Released||April 8, 2008|
|Genre||Acoustic, Pop Rock|
|Jonathan Richman chronology|
Because Her Beauty Is Raw and Wild is an album by Jonathan Richman, released in 2008 on Vapor Records. It is Richman's first proper LP since 2004's Not So Much to Be Loved as to Love and features the low-key acoustic-pop that Richman and long-time percussionist Tommy Larkins are typically known for creating together.
Jonathan Michael Richman is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 1970, he founded the Modern Lovers, an influential proto-punk band. Since the mid-1970s, Richman has worked either solo or with low-key, acoustic and electric, backing. Currently, he plays only acoustic to protect his hearing. He is known for his wide-eyed, unaffected and childlike outlook, and music that, while rooted in rock and roll, is influenced by music from around the world.
Not So Much to Be Loved as to Love is an album by Jonathan Richman, released in 2004. The title is excerpted from Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace, "O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek ... to be loved, as to love."
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Wild Honey is the 13th studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released December 18, 1967 on Capitol Records. It was the group's first foray into soul music and was heavily influenced by the R&B of Motown and Stax Records. Lead single and opening track, "Wild Honey", became a minor hit with only a short chart stay. Its follow-up "Darlin'" reached the US Top 20. The album itself reached number 24 in the US and number seven in the UK.
Playback is a box set compilation by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released in 1995. It contains popular album tracks, B-sides, previously unreleased outtakes, and early songs by Petty's previous band Mudcrutch.
The Beach Boys in Concert is the third live album released by the U.S. pop group The Beach Boys. It was released in late 1973. In the U.S. the live album was their first live album since Beach Boys Concert released nine years earlier. Their second, Live in London, was released in the UK in 1970, but was not released in the U.S. until 1976. The Beach Boys in Concert gave the band their best chart peak since 1967's Wild Honey by reaching number 25, and earning them their first gold record since 1966's Best of The Beach Boys. The album is now available on a single-disc CD.
"Wild Honey" is a song written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love for the American rock band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1967 album Wild Honey. It was also released as a single, with the B-side of the single being "Wind Chimes". The single peaked at #31 in the U.S. and #29 in the U.K.
Anthology: Through the Years is a double compilation album featuring the best of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It contains a new song, "Surrender," written by Petty in 1976 and recorded during sessions for the band's first album but left off the record, recorded again in 1979 but left off "Damn The Torpedoes," and finally recorded again in 2000 for this release. "Surrender" is also the last studio recording of Howie Epstein before his death in 2003. The 1976 version of the song was included on the 2018 box set "An American Treasure".
The Natural Thing is the eighth studio album released by the singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards. The album was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, and contains predominately songs written by other musicians and session players. Edwards wrote the chart hit "Look What We Made". The album was re-released on Rising Records in 1997 with new cover art.
Once Upon a Summertime is an album by Blossom Dearie. It was released in 1959 by Verve Records.
I, Jonathan is the fourth solo album by Jonathan Richman, released by the Rounder Records label in 1992. As the founder of influential protopunk band The Modern Lovers, Richman had strived to convey authentic emotions and storytelling with his music. I, Jonathan continued this aesthetic with simple and sparse rock and roll arrangements, and straightforward lyrics about mundane topics.
Pass It on Down is the thirteenth studio album from American country music band Alabama, released in 1990. Singles released from the album were the title track, "Here We Are", "Down Home", "Forever's as Far as I'll Go" and "Jukebox in My Mind". "I Ain't Got No Business Doing Business Today" is a cover of Razzy Bailey.
Born to Love is a 1983 studio album of duets by Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack, released on Bryson's label Capitol Records. The album yielded the million-selling hit single "Tonight, I Celebrate My Love", written by Gerry Goffin and Michael Masser.
Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart is an album by the group of the same name, released in 1976. The group consisted of Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart. Dolenz and Jones had been members of 1960s pop group/band The Monkees while Boyce and Hart had written many of the group's biggest hits such as "Last Train to Clarksville" and "(Theme from) The Monkees". As such, several publications, such as Allmusic, consider the album to be a Monkees-reunion album. Most of the musicians that appear on this album were featured on Monkees albums in the past. A majority of the vocals are done by Dolenz and Jones with Boyce And Hart contributing backing vocals and the occasional lead vocal such as Hart's on "I Love You [And I'm Glad That I Said It]". Although the album failed to make much of an impact when originally released, renewal of interest in The Monkees led to its reissue on compact disc years later. The group was called Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart because they were legally prohibited from using The Monkees name. Former Monkees members Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork were also invited to join the group, but they both declined. Peter Tork joined 'Dolenz, Jones, Boyce, & Hart' onstage for a guest appearance on their concert tour on July 4, 1976 in Disneyland. Later that year he reunited with Jones and Dolenz in the studio for the recording of the single "Christmas is My Time of the Year" b/w "White Christmas", which saw a limited release for fan club members that holiday season.
Here Comes the Night is the third solo album for New York Dolls lead singer David Johansen. Released in 1981, Blondie Chaplin serves as the producer for the album. Although Chaplin was a former Beach Boys member, the album and title song, "Here Comes the Night", does not have any relationship to the Beach Boys song, "Here Comes the Night".
I'm So Confused is a 1998 album by Jonathan Richman and produced by Ric Ocasek.
Revolution Summer is a soundtrack album by Jonathan Richman, released by the Vapor Records label in 2007. The music was composed for the film Revolution Summer, directed by Miles Matthew Montalbano. The album is Richman's first soundtrack album, although he did contribute three songs to "There's Something About Mary" as well as appearing in the film, along with drummer Tommy Larkins, who also plays on this release. It is entirely instrumental, another first for Richman.
Young and Wild is a compilation by Cherie & Marie Currie. This album has all 10 original tracks from Messin' with the Boys, six songs from Beauty's Only Skin Deep, three songs Cherie Currie sang with The Runaways, and one new track co-written by Marie Currie, "Longer Than Forever". "Longer Than Forever" was the B side of the single "Since You Been Gone".
Make It Pop is a Canadian musical comedy television series created by Thomas W. Lynch and Nick Cannon that aired on Nickelodeon from March 26, 2015 to August 20, 2016. The series stars Megan Lee, Louriza Tronco, Erika Tham, and Dale Whibley.
Jonathan Goes Country is Jonathan Richman's third studio album in which he covers five songs from artists Porter Wagoner, Marty Robbins and Skeeter Davis. Richman also recorded original songs. Tom Brumley, pedal steel guitarist for The Buckaroos, is featured on the opening track. Despite its title, it maintains his trademark surf-rockabilly style.
The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is a 2018 album of remixed Beach Boys recordings with new orchestral arrangements performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. It was produced by Nick Patrick and Don Reedman, who conducted similar projects for Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley.