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In March 1964.

In March 1964, “Verve” label released “Getz/Gilberto”,album by Stan Getz and João Gilberto.It was recorded in March 1963, at “A&R Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Creed Taylor. The artwork was by artist Olga Albizu. In 1965, “Getz/Gilberto” received “Grammy Awards” for “Best Jazz Instrumental Album”, “Individual or Group and Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical;” and “Album of the Year”. It is considered to be the album that popularized bossa nova worldwide. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 447 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Stan Getz– tenor saxophone
  • João Gilberto– vocals, guitar
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim– piano
  • Astrud Gilberto – vocals
  • Sebastião Neto – double bass
  • Milton Banana– drums, pandeiro

Track listing:

  1. The Girl from Ipanema – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel
  2. Doralice – Antônio Almeida, Dorival Caymmi
  3. Para Machucar Meu Coração – Ary Barroso
  4. Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
  5. Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  6. Só Danço Samba – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  7. O Grande Amor – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  8. Vivo Sonhando – Antônio Carlos Jobim




On August 25, 1997.


On August 25, 1997,”Motor Music” label released “Sehnsucht”  (“Desire”), the second Rammstein studio album. It was recorded November 1996 – July 1997, at “Temple Studios” in Malta, and was produced by Jacob Hellner and Rammstein. The album cover art was created by Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein. “Sehnsucht” was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, becoming the only album entirely in German to be certified Platinum in the US.


  • Till Lindemann– vocals
  • Richard Z. Kruspe– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Landers– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Oliver Riedel– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Christoph Schneider– drums
  • Christian “Flake” Lorenz– keyboards
  • Bobo– vocals
  • Björn Engelmann – mastering
  • Gottfried Helnwein– photography, portrait photography
  • Ronald Prent – mixing
  • Büro Dirk Rudolph – cover design, sleeve design
  • Mark Stagg – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Rammstein, except “Sehnsucht”, by Rammstein and Orgasm Death Gimmick and “Tier”, by Rammstein and Jürgen Engler.

  1. Sehnsucht
  2. Engel
  3. Tier
  4. Bestrafe mich
  5. Du hast
  6. Bück dich
  7. Spiel mit mir
  8. Klavier
  9. Alter Mann
  10. Eifersucht
  11. Küss mich (Fellfrosch)



On June 25, 2009.


On June 25, 2009, Michael Joseph Jackson died aged 50. Being singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor, he was called the “King of Pop and is regarded as one of the most important artists in the history of the popular music and culture. His 1982 album “Thriller” is the best-selling album of all time and the video clips for his songs “Beat It”, “Billie Jean” and “Thriller” turned down the racial barriers and transformed the music videos into an art form. Jackson is the most awarded artists in the history of the modern music – he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, he was inducted into the “Songwriters Hall of Fame” and in to the “Dance Hall of Fame” as the first and only dancer from pop and rock music. He is multiple winner of “Guinness World Records”, he won thirteen “Grammy Awards”, the “Grammy Legend Award”, the “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”, twenty six “American Music Awards”, he was voted the “Artist of the Century” and “Artist of the 1980s”. In his solo career, Jackson had thirteen number-one singles in the US, he is the only artist to have top ten singles in the “Billboard Hot 100” and sold more than four hundred millions records worldwide. For his humanitarian job and activities, in 2000, Jackson was recognized by the “Guinness World Records” as the most humanitarian entertainer in the history, supporting 39 various charities.