Thursday, May 31, 2018

VA - Try A Little Tenderness (2015)


Soul, Rhythm & Blues | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 300 Mb

CD 1
1. Aretha Franklin - Try a Little Tenderness (3:16)
2. Bobby Blue Bland - Cry, Cry, Cry (2:41)
3. Jimmy Ruffin - Don't Feel Sorry for Me (2:21)
4. Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool in Love (2:50)
5. Sam Cooke - Bring It on Home to Me (2:40)
6. Chuck Jackson - I Don't Want to Cry (2:15)
7. Arthur Alexander - Soldier of Love (2:12)
8. Otis Redding - Hey Hey Baby (2:45)
9. Marvin Gaye - Stubborn Kind of Fellow (2:54)
10. William Bell - You Don't Miss Your Water (2:58)
11. Diana Ross - I Want a Guy (2:52)
12. Stevie Wonder - Ain't That Love (2:42)
13. The Impressions - Gypsy Woman (2:15)
14. Mary Wells - The One Who Really Loves You (2:25)
15. Ben E. King - Don't Play That Song (You Lied) (2:51)
16. Mable John - Who Wouldn't Love a Man Like That (2:42)
17. Lenny Miles - Don't Believe Him Donna (2:19)
18. Gladys Knight - Every Beat of My Heart (1:59)
19. Maxine Brown - All in My Mind (2:32)
20. Ray James - Itty Bitty Pieces (2:22)
21. Wynona Carr - Should I Ever Love Again? (2:36)
22. The Miracles - You've Really Got a Hold on Me (2:55)
23. Jerry Butler - He Will Break Your Heart (2:45)
24. Barbara Lynn - You'll Lose a Good Thing (2:21)
25. Wilson Pickett - My Heart Belongs to You (2:18)

CD 2
1. Ben E. King - Stand by Me (2:50)
2. Mary Wells - Bye Bye Baby (2:52)
3. Jerry Butler - Make It Easy on Yourself (2:32)
4. The Drifters - This Magic Moment (2:27)
5. The Sims Twins - Soothe Me (2:15)
6. Don Gardner - I Need Your Loving (2:53)
7. Marv Johnson - You Got What It Takes (2:33)
8. Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes) (2:18)
9. The Contours - Do You Love Me (2:15)
10. Gladys Knight - Letter Full of Tears (2:47)
11. The Pentagons - I Wonder (If Your Love Will Ever Belong to Me) (2:19)
12. Marvin Gaye - Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide (3:00)
13. The Ikettes - I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song) (2:28)
14. James Brown - Bewildered (2:23)
15. The Supremes - Your Heart Belong To me (2:34)
16. The Supremes - Your Heart Belongs to Me (2:27)
17. Dee Dee Sharp - Baby Cakes (2:22)
18. Bobby "Blue" Bland - I Pity The Fool (2:41)
19. Barbara Lewis - My Heart Went Do Dat Da (2:13)
20. Chuck Jackson - Any Day Now (3:15)
21. Don McKenzie - Whose Heart (Are You Gonna Break Now) (2:21)
22. Sugar Pie DeSanto - Can't Let Go (2:42)
23. Baby Washington - Hush Heart (2:09)
24. The Tams - Untie Me (2:25)
25. Damita Jo - I'll Save The Last Dance For You (2:13)


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Jimmy Giuffre - 7 Pieces (2011)


Jazz | FLAC | 458 Mb

Originally released as a Verve LP in 1959 and reissued by Essential Jazz Classics in 2007 with four live bonus tracks, 7 Pieces qualifies as a definitive early Jimmy Giuffre recording. Beautifully conceived and realized, this is a friendly album of cool, creative jazz that is easy to groove to without ever becoming predictable. Giuffre, who blew tenor and baritone saxophones on this date as well as the clarinet, was joined by guitarist Jim Hall and bassist Red Mitchell. This meeting of minds bore fruit that still has the power to soothe, rejuvenate, and transform the listener. Mitchell and Hall were ideally suited to this project, which resulted in some of the best jazz any of the three would ever come up with. An extraordinarily comfortable early modern offering, 7 Pieces was the first of numerous Verve recordings by Giuffre, and would be closely followed by "The Easy Way," "Ad Lib," and the ambitious "Piece for Clarinet and String Orchestra/Mobiles." Strong and very tangible parallels can and should be drawn with contemporaneous work by Lee Konitz, Gerry Mulligan, Warne Marsh, John LaPorta, and Buddy DeFranco. [The 2011 reissue was amended with four precious bonus tracks recorded live at the Teatro Adriano in Rome three months after the studio recording, on June 19, 1959. On that occasion, which took place on a summer tour organized by producer Norman Granz, Mitchell was replaced by Red Norvo's bassist Buddy Clark.]

1. Happy Man (7:23)
2. Princess (9:23)
3. Song of the Wind (5:55)
4. Lovely Willow (4:21)
5. The Little Melody (7:07)
6. The Story (7:29)
7. Time Machine (4:41)
8. Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West (8:05)
9. Four Brothers (8:22)
10. Princess (4:52)
11. Careful (11:19)


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Elvis Presley - A Boy From Tupelo ~ The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings (2012)


Pop, Rock, Rock'n'Roll | Mp3 320 kbps | 3 CD | 571 Mb

A Boy from Tupelo rounds up all the known existing Elvis Presley recordings from 1953 through 1955, a sum total of 53 studio takes and 32 live performances. The subtitle of the triple-disc set is The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings but it could as easily been dubbed The Sun Years, as the first two discs not only contain all the masters Elvis released for Sam Phillips' legendary Memphis label, but all the outtakes, the four alternate mixes of Sun material released by RCA, and the four acetates Presley privately cut for Phillips' Memphis Recording Service. The third disc is devoted to live material, primarily recorded at the Shreveport radio show Louisiana Hayride, but there are also some tracks recorded at concerts and radio stations in Texas and Mississippi. A lot of this third disc has shown up on prior Presley compilations, usually collections targeted at the hardcore Elvis fans, but A Boy from Tupelo presents all this music in a logical, orderly sequence that suits Legacy's previous big Presley boxes, such as 2011's Young Man with the Big Beat: The Complete 1956 Masters. If A Boy from Tupelo doesn't seem as revelatory as that five-disc box, blame it on the fact that apart from the live recordings -- which are cleaned up, but often can still seem pretty rough -- this is heavily recycled material. Elvis' Sun sessions were first reissued as a 16-track LP called The Sun Sessions in 1976, which was trumped 11 years later by the CD release of The Complete Sun Sessions -- which itself wound up getting usurped in 1999 by the double-disc Sunrise. Additionally, this music can be found on 1992's five-CD The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete 50s Masters, the massive 2010 box The Complete Elvis Presley Masters, and 2016's The RCA Album Collection, albeit spread over some of that set's 60 CDs, so no matter how well executed A Boy from Tupelo is -- and it's very well done, boasting a handsome, detailed book and clean sound -- it can't help but feel a little old hat. Still, those consumers in the market for the earliest Elvis will be satisfied by this, as it not only has everything in one convenient box but the addition of the live material does provide a nice coda to the familiar Sun sessions.

Disc 1: MRS Acetates, The SUN Masters & The RCA Masters
1. My Happiness (2:33)
2. That's When Your Heartaches Begin (2:52)
3. I'll Never Stand In Your Way (2:03)
4. It Wouln't Be The Same Without You (2:08)
5. Harbor Lights (2:38)
6. I Love You Because (2:42)
7. That's All Right (1:59)
8. Blue Moon Of Kentucky (2:06)
9. Blue Moon (2:43)
10. Tomorrow Night (3:01)
11. I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin) (2:27)
12. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine (2:32)
13. Just Because (2:34)
14. Good Rockin' Tonight (2:15)
15. Milkow Blues Boogie (2:38)
16. You're A Heartbreaker (2:12)
17. I'm Left, You're Right She's Gone (Slow Version) (2:42)
18. Baby Let's Play House (2:19)
19. I'm Left You're, She's Gone (2:38)
20. I Forgot To Remember (2:31)
21. Mystery Train (2:30)
22. Tryin' To Get To You (2:35)
23. When It's Rain It Pours (2:06)
24. That's Alright (Rca Single Master) (1:58)
25. Blue Moon (Rca Single Master) (2:05)
26. I Love You Because (Rca Lp Version) (2:45)
27. Tomorrow Night (Rca Lp Version) (2:55)

Disc 2: The SUN Studio Sessions
1. Harbor Lights (Take 1,2) (0:33)
2. Harbor Lights (take 3-M) (2:53)
3. Harbor Lights (Take 4) (2:37)
4. Harbor Lights (Take 5,6) (1:22)
5. Harbor Lights (Take 7) (2:24)
6. Harbor Lights (Take 8) (0:25)
7. I Love You Because (Take 1) (0:23)
8. I Love You Because (Take 2) (3:28)
9. I Love You Because (Take 3) (3:36)
10. I Love You Because (Take 4) (0:40)
11. I Love You Because (Take 5) (3:27)
12. That's Alright (Take 1,2) (0:20)
13. That's Alright (Take 3) (1:57)
14. Dialogue (0:20)
15. Blue Moon Of Kentucky (Outtake) (1:08)
16. Blue Moon (Take 1,3) (0:37)
17. Blue Moon (Take 4) (2:58)
18. Blue Moon (Take 5) (3:24)
19. Blue Moon (Take 6,7) (0:52)
20. Blue Moon (Take 8) (3:00)
21. Blue Moon (take 9-M) (2:44)
22. Dialoge Fragment (Before ''tomorrow Night'') (0:10)
23. I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin) (Incomplete Take) (0:49)
24. Good Rockin' Tonight (Fragment) (0:09)
25. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine (Take 1,2) (1:12)
26. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine (Take 3 M) (2:34)
27. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 1) (2:59)
28. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 2) (2:50)
29. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 3) (2:51)
30. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 4) (0:09)
31. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 5 M) (2:40)
32. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 6) (2:40)
33. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow Version, Take 7) (1:35)
34. How Do You Think I Feel (Guitar Slapback Tape, Rehearsel), Take 1) (3:16)
35. How Do You Think I Feel (Guitar Slapback Tape, Rehearsels) (1:13)
36. When It Rains, It Pours (Take 1) (1:36)
37. When It Rains, It Pours (Take 2 Rehearsel) (2:11)
38. When It Rains, It Pours (Take 3,4) (2:14)
39. When It Rains, It Pours (Take 5 M) (2:02)
40. When It Rains, It Pours (Take 6,7) (1:39)
41. When It Rains, It Pours (Take 8) (1:40)

Disc 3: Live And Radio Performances
1. That's Alright (2:52)
2. Blue Moon Of Kentucky (2:22)
3. Shake, Rattle And Roll (2:23)
4. Fool, Fool, Fool (1:58)
5. Hearts Of Stone (2:01)
6. That's All Right (1:52)
7. Tweedlee Dee (2:50)
8. Shake, Rattle And Roll (2:22)
9. Ksij Radio Commercial With Tom Perryman (0:15)
10. Money Honey (2:42)
11. Blue Moon Of Kentucky (2:03)
12. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine (2:32)
13. That's Alright (1:53)
14. Tweedlee Dee (2:15)
15. Money Honey (2:17)
16. Hearts Of Stone (1:36)
17. Shake, Rattle And Roll (1:38)
18. Little Mama (2:03)
19. You're A Heartbreaker (2:06)
20. Good Rockin' Tonight (2:35)
21. Baby Let's Play House (2:22)
22. Blue Moon Of Kentucky (1:47)
23. I Got A Woman (3:03)
24. That's All Right (2:17)
25. Tweedlee Dee (2:47)
26. Interview With Mae Boren Axton (3:19)
27. That's Alright (2:37)
28. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (3:16)
29. Baby Let's Play House (3:18)
30. Maybellene (3:09)
31. That's All Right (2:49)
32. Bob Neal Radio Promotion Spot (5:31)



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Roxy Music - Singles, B-Sides And Alternative Mixes (2012)


Rock | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 318 Mb

CD 1
1. Virginia Plain (2:56)
2. The Numberer (3:39)
3. Pyjamarama (Island Mix) (2:58)
4. Pyjamarama (Polydor Remix) (2:51)
5. The Pride And The Pain (4:12)
6. Do The Strand (USA 7'' Mix) (3:20)
7. Hula Kula (2:35)
8. Your Application's Failed (4:42)
9. The Thrill Of It All (Edit) (4:18)
10. The Thrill Of It All (USA 7'' Mix) (3:19)
11. Love Is The Drug (USA 7'' Mix) (2:57)
12. Sultanesque (5:22)
13. Both Ends Burning (7'' Mix) (3:57)
14. For Your Pleasure (Live) (4:57)
15. Trash 2 (3:07)
16. Dance Away (7'' Version) (3:44)
17. Dance Away (Canadian Extended 12'' Version) (6:27)
18. Angel Eyes (7'' Version) (2:49)
19. Angel Eyes (12'' Version) (6:34)

CD 2
1. Oh Yeah (7'' Version) (4:10)
2. Manifesto (Remake) (3:58)
3. South Downs (5:10)
4. Lover (4:25)
5. Jealous Guy (6:07)
6. To Turn You On (1981 B-Side Version) (4:08)
7. More Than This (7'' Version) (4:32)
8. Avalon (7'' Version) (4:11)
9. Always Unknowing (5:17)
10. Take A Chance With Me (7'' Version) (3:36)
11. Take A Chance With Me (USA 7'' Mix) (2:44)
12. The Main Thing (12'' Version) (7:40)
13. The Main Thing (Remix) (3:43)


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VA - Boogie Uproar ~ Gems From The Peacock Vaults (2014)


Blues, Soul, Rhythm & Blues | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 337 Mb

CD 1
1. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Boogie Uproar (2:47)
2. Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton w/Johnny Otis Orchestra - Rock A Bye Baby (2:35)
3. Memphis Slim & His Orchestra - Living Like A King (2:48)
4. Paul Monday - Tired Of This Life I'm Living (3:18)
5. Floyd Dixon - Let's Dance (2:41)
6. Walter Brown & Jay McShann & Orchestra - ABC Blues (2:49)
7. Betty Jean Washington - Betty Jean Blues (3:03)
8. The Deuces Of Rhythm feat. Little Richard - Fool At The Wheel (2:39)
9. Edgar Blanchard And The Gondoliers - Creole Gal Blues (2:30)
10. Elmore Nixon & His Orchestra - A Hepcat's Advice (2:40)
11. Andrew Tibbs & Cherokee Conyer's Orchestra - Mother's Letter (2:41)
12. Bea Johnson w/Jim Wynn & His Band - No Letter Blues (2:39)
13. Smilin 'Smokey' Lynn & Bill Harvey Orchestra - Leave My Girl Alone (2:53)
14. Marie Adams - I'm Gonna Play The Honky Tonks (2:42)
15. The Bells Of Joy - Let's Talk About Jesus (2:44)
16. Gladys Hill & Al Grey's Allstars - Please Don'’t Touch My Bowl (2:48)
17. Jimmy McCracklin & His Orchestra - She's Gone (2:43)
18. Joe "Papoose" Fritz - I'm Not Suspicious, But (2:27)
19. Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton w/Bill Harvey's Band - They Call Me Big Mama (2:03)
20. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Dirty Work At The Crossroads (2:49)
21. Johnny Otis Orchestra - Young Girl (2:22)
22. Sonny Parker - She Sets My Soul On Fire (2:50)
23. Floyd Dixon - Sad Journey (2:47)
24. Memphis Slim - The Girl I Love (2:44)
25. Pete "Guitar" Lewis - Goin' Crazy (2:24)

CD 2
1. Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - Hound Dog (2:51)
2. Sonny Parker - Money Ain't Everything (2:30)
3. Elmore Nixon w/Henry Hayes & His 4 Kings - Alabama Blues (2:46)
4. R.B. Thibadeaux - R.B. Boogie (2:47)
5. Jimmy McCracklin - She Felt Too Good (2:45)
6. Andrew Tibbs - Rock Savoy, Rock (2:44)
7. Floyd Dixon - We'll Be Together (2:44)
8. Marie Adams - Ain't Car Crazy (2:48)
9. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - I've Been Mistreated (2:49)
10. Memphis Slim - Mean Little Woman (2:50)
11. Johnny Otis Orchestra - Rock Me Baby (2:36)
12. Silver Cooks & The Gondoliers - Mr. Ticket Agent (2:36)
13. Walter Brown - The Search (2:44)
14. Mildred Jones - It's Been A Long Time (2:43)
15. Joe "Papoose" Fritz - Summer's Coming On (2:49)
16. Sister Jessie Mae Renfro - Rock Of Ages (Hide Thou Me) (2:57)
17. Paul Monday - Irene's Boogie (2:37)
18. Willie Holiday - I've Played This Town (2:54)
19. Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - Cotton Picking Blues (2:48)
20. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Baby Take It Easy (2:42)
21. Memphis Slim - Sitting And Thinking (2:59)
22. The Golden Harp Gospel Singers - Calling Jesus, My Rock (2:48)
23. Gwen Johnson - New Orleans (2:34)
24. Robert Ketchum - She's Gone From Me (2:39)
25. Floyd Dixon - Rockin' At Home (2:53)


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Nina Simone - Original Album Classics (2009)


Jazz, Soul | Mp3 320 kbps | 5 CD | 499 Mb

The Original Album Classics series by Sony BMG in Germany is an attempt to clear shelves of catalog titles that are lying about, but it inadvertently provides a great opportunity for those who have developed a sincere interest in an artist or band via a greatest-hits comp but have yet to score any actual titles, or for hardcore fans looking to fill in holes in their CD collections. These budget-priced, (loosely) chronologically compiled, completely remastered collections feature full-length albums -- in this case the five of the last seven albums from Nina Simone's RCA period: ’Nuff Said! (1968), Nina Simone and Piano! (1969) To Love Somebody (1969), Black Gold (1970), and It Is Finished (1974). What is missing here chronologically are two records: Here Comes the Sun, issued in 1971, and her classic, Emergency Ward!: In Concert album from 1972. The records contained in this slipcase box are, for many, a mixed bag, as Simone was branching out into much more adventurous terrain and simultaneously interpreting pop songs of the era in her own inimitable way. These are for the seasoned Simone fans who are well aware of her unpredictability and can celebrate it. For the novice who might be looking for more than a best-of, try her Colpix or Philips sides first for context.

CD 1 - 'Nuff Said! (1968)
1. In The Morning (2:29), 2. Sunday In Savannah (3:25), 3. The Backlash Blues (2:48), 4. Please Read Me (2:52), 5. Gin House Blues (3:07), 6. Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead) (5:44), 7. Peace Of Mind (2:45), 8. Ain't Got No - I Got Life (2:07), 9. I Loves You Porgy (3:28), 10. Take My Hand, Precious Lord (1:52), 11. Do What You Gotta Do (3:00)

CD 2 - To Love Somebody (1969)
1. Suzanne (4:22), 2. Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) (3:40), 3. Revolution Part 1 (2:52), 4. Revolution Part 2 (1:54), 5. To Love Somebody (2:43), 6. I Shall Be Released (3:56), 7. I Can't See Nobody (3:09), 8. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (4:50), 9. The Times They Are A-Changin' (5:55)

CD 3 - Black Gold (1970)
1. Introduction / Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (5:58), 2. Black Is The Color Of My True Love`s Hair (4:00), 3. Ain't Got No - I Got Life (5:28), 4. West Wind (9:30), 5. Who Knows Where The Time Goes (8:09), 6. The Assignment Sequence (6:57), 7. To Be Young, Gifted And Black (9:34)

CD 4 - It Is Finished (1974)
1. The Pusher (5:02), 2. Com` By H`Yere-Good Lord (5:50), 3. Funkier Than a Mosquito Tweeter (5:19), 4. Mr. Bojangles (4:48), 5. I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl (5:52), 6. Dambala (6:51), 7. Let It Be Me (3:27), 8. Obeah Woman (6:22)

CD 5 - Nina Simone and Piano! (1969)
1. Seems I'm Never Tired Lovin' You (3:02), 2. Nobody's Fault But Mine (3:02), 3. I Think It's Going To Rain Today (3:29), 4. Everyone's Gone To The Moon (3:08), 5. Compensation (1:39), 6. Who Am I (4:11), 7. Another Spring (3:34), 8. The Human Touch (2:10), 9. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) (4:56), 10. The Desperate Ones (4:43), 11. Music For Lovers (4:23), 12. In Love In Vain (2:29), 13. I'll Look Around (5:12), 14. The Man With The Horn (3:39)



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VA - Stone Soul ~ San Fransisco's Loadstone Label (1999)


Soul | Mp3 320 kbps | 170 Mb

Loadstone, run by bus driver Walter Curry Stone, issued sporadic soul singles in the 1960s and 1970s without getting any strong sellers, although "Country Woman" by the Cals (which is not on this anthology) saw some regional action in 1962. This is a 24-track collection of the label's output, with just one effort by the relatively well-known singer Jean Knight (whose 1976 cut was done long after her sole big hit "Mr. Big Stuff"). Sly Stone to the contrary, the San Francisco area did not have a large or notable soul scene. This collection would not hold water as part of a convincing argument that the Bay Area contained its share of lost soul nuggets. It's average-to-below-average period soul, stepping from girl group, doo wop-styled efforts by the Chandeliers (some of the highlights, actually) and middle '60s soul to somewhat more funky, bluesier-edged outings from the early '70s and partial-disco tunes from the mid-to-late 1970s, some of which are pretty mediocre. There's a mild chuckle to be had, perhaps, from Charles Leonard's "A Funky Driver on a Funky Bus," written by Walter Curry Stone and based on his experiences as an employee of San Francisco's public transit system. Jacqueline Jones does a decent job with her Southern-flavored, early-'70s soul outings (a couple of which were likewise penned by Stone), and Paula Lamont's previously unissued "Swimming Partners" has a nice bluesy moodiness. On the other hand, Herman H. Harper II's "Inseparable" -- from the late 1970s, according to the liner notes, although it sounds like urban contemporary crud of a much later vintage -- is as lousy a cut as any that have graced Kent compilations, which is really saying something given how many of them there have been. By the way, the sole Loadstone single by Sly Stone, "I Can't Turn You Loose"/"I Ain't Got Nobody" (actually licensed from 1967 demos made at Golden State Recorders), is not included.

1. Jacqueline Jones - A Frown On My Face (3:00)
2. Celeste Hardie - You Touched The Inner Part Of Me (4:12)
3. The California Playboys - Just Say A Four Letter Word (Love) (4:34)
4. Herman H Harper Il - Headed For The Streets (3:48)
5. Eugene Jefferson - A Pretty Girl Dressed In Brown (2:36)
6. The Chandeliers - Fading Day (2:17)
7. Eddie & Ernie - It's A Beautiful World (2:13)
8. Paula Lamont - One Monkey Can't Stop The Show (2:25)
9. Curtis Lawson And The Unforgettables - Too Much Trouble (2:38)
10. Lee Rogers - Love Bandit (2:23)
11. Charles Leonard - A Funky Driver On A Funky Bus (Part I) (3:23)
12. Jean Knight - Rudy Blue (2:57)
13. Celeste Hardie - Thank You Love (2:53)
14. The California Playboys - She's A Real Sweet Woman (Edited Version) (3:34)
15. Eddie & Ernie - Indication (2:10)
16. The Chandeliers - It's A Good Thought (2:24)
17. Paula Lamont - Swimming Partners (2:18)
18. The Cals - Get To Stepping (2:32)
19. The Chandeliers - Double Love (2:21)
20. The Chandeliers - Stop Dragging My Heart Around (2:22)
21. Jacqueline Jones - You Make My Life A Sunny Day (3:54)
22. Peter Johnson - Fading Day (3:14)
23. Herman H Harper Il - Inseparable (4:16)
24. Jacqueline Jones - My Sweet Lover (3:13)


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Elvis Presley - Elvis In Alabama ~ The Last Double Date (2015)


Pop, Rock, Rock'n'Roll | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 328 Mb

CD 1, 1. See See Rider (2:49), 2. I Got A Woman / Amen (8:17), 3. Love Me (2:45), 4. Fairytale (3:09), 5. You Gave Me A Mountain (3:04), 6. All Shook Up (1:08), 7. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel (2:08), 8. And I Love You So (3:20), 9. Jailhouse Rock (2:46), 10. America The Beautiful (3:05), 11. One Night (1:46), 12. Polk Salad Annie (4:22), 13. Introductions / Early Morning Rain / What'd I Say / Johnny B. Goode (8:42), 14. Love Letters (2:47), 15. School Days (1:41), 16. Hurt (1:59), 17. Hound Dog (2:30), 18. Funny How Time Sleeps Away (3:40), 19. That's All Right (2:08), 20. Can't Help Falling In Love (1:39), 21. Closing Vamp (2:03)

CD 2, 1. See See Rider (4:39), 2. I Got A Woman / Amen (7:19), 3. Love Me (2:00), 4. Fairytale (4:24), 5. You Gave Me A Mountain (3:05), 6. All Shook Up (1:06), 7. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel (2:02), 8. And I Love You So (3:19), 9. Jailhouse Rock (1:35), 10. Fever (4:02), 11. America The Beautiful (2:54), 12. Introductions / Early Morning Rain / What's I Say / Johnny B. Goode (10:43), 13. Love Letters (2:49), 14. School Days (1:23), 15. Hurt (2:42), 16. Hound Dog (1:28), 17. Danny Boy (3:44), 18. That's All Right (2:08), 19. Blue Christmas (2:23), 20. Mystery Train (3:39), 21. Funny How Time Sleeps Away (2:43), 22. Can't Help Falling In Love (1:39), 23. Closing Vamp (1:44)



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Bobby Vee - The Legendary Masters Series (1999)


Vocal Pop | Mp3 320 kbps | 157 Mb

This 26-song compilation has a lot more going for it than "Take Good Care of My Baby" or "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" -- indeed, some of Bobby Vee's less-well-known singles are more interesting than certain of the hits, with "Suzie Baby" and "What Do You Want" leading the pack, the latter especially, for emulating the sound of Buddy Holly's final single, "It Doesn't Matter Anymore." And "One Last Kiss" is an unexpectedly strong rendition of the song from Bye Bye Birdie. Beyond that point, the disc goes into the familiar territory of his hits ("Devil or Angel," "Rubber Ball," etc.), most of them mastered in their stereo versions, which, given the polish of Snuff Garrett's production, isn't a bad thing. Some of the teen pop, such as "Stayin' In" -- a song about after-school detention and affairs of the heart -- and "How Many Tears," don't hold up except as artifacts of their era, but they're not too obtrusive in the overall scheme of this CD, which covers a lot of territory, occasionally in unexpected ways. "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes," for instances, is mastered from a source that includes the four-second count-off before the song actually begins and has a sound so close and loud that it actually ends up rocking quite a bit harder than it ever did as a single on the radio. Even his plunge into pop around 1964-1965 gets its best possible face, with the opulently produced and beautifully sung "Be True to Yourself." And the songs extend to Vee's post-1966 reshaping of his sound with "Look at Me Girl," "Come Back When You Grow Up" (which was, in fact, his biggest selling if not his highest charting single), and so on. Among the non-single tracks included, incidentally, is Vee's excellent version of Buddy Holly's "Everyday," but among the pieces promised but not present is the supposed 26th track, a Bobby Vee radio spot that's listed but is nowhere to be found on the disc. The sound is generally of a very high standard, though one suspects that a new compilation done by a competent producer and engineer could get better results today. And the annotation is very thorough, providing a good introduction and overview of this underrated artist -- anyone seeking more should go to Beat Goes On's reissues of Vee's individual albums, two-on-one to a CD.

1. Suzie Baby (2:50), 2. It's Too Late (2:22), 3. Love Must Have Passed Me By (1:50), 4. Everyday (1990 - Remastered) (2:10), 5. Someday (2:11), 6. Buddy's Song (1:53), 7. Devil Or Angel (2:20), 8. Rubber Ball (2:21), 9. It Might As Well Rain Until September (2:04), 10. Stayin' In (2:05), 11. More Than I Can Say (2:28), 12. Walkin' With My Angel (2:18), 13. The Opposite (2:03), 14. Take Good Care Of My Baby (2:30), 15. Run To Him (2:09), 16. Don't Ever Take Her For Granted (3:03), 17. Sharing You (2:02), 18. Punish Her (1:57), 19. Please Don't Ask About Barbara (2:03), 20. Do I Really (2:05), 21. Charms (2:12), 22. The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (2:35), 23. A Letter From Betty (2:30), 24. I'll Make You Mine (1990 - Remastered) (2:24), 25. Come Back When You Grow Up (2:17), 26. Beautiful People (2:19), 27. Maybe Just Today (1990 - Remastered) (2:08), 28. My Girl/Hey Girl (Medley) (1990 - Remastered) (2:32)


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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The Stranglers - All Twelve Inches (1992)


Pop, Rock | FLAC | 520 Mb

1. Midnight Summer Dream (Extended Version) (10:38)
2. Skin Deep (Extended Version) (7:14)
3. No Mercy (Cement Mix) (6:47)
4. Let Me Down Easy (Extended Version) (6:32)
5. Nice In Nice (Porridge Mix) (6:13)
6. Always The Sun (Hot Mix) (6:00)
7. Big In America (Texas Mix) (5:00)
8. Shakin' Like A Leaf (Jelly Mix) (4:17)
9. All Day And All Of The Night (Jeff Remix) (4:32)
10. Was It You? (Extended Version) (5:22)
11. 96 Tears (The Tearaway Mix) (5:01)
12. Sweet Smell Of Success (Indie-Pendence Mix) (5:09)


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The Rascals - All I Really Need ~ The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1965-1971 (2001)


Pop, Rock | Mp3 320 kbps | 6 CD | 1 Gb

If ever an American band went through a more startling transformation than the Rascals did during the six years the original band recorded for Atlantic, let them show their colors. Here was a young east group who from the jump had complete creative control over their recordings, publishing, production, and packaging -- something unheard of then -- and issued over 15 Top 40 singles, three Top Ten albums, and two more that cracked the Top 40, most of which were issued without critical acclaim at the time. This six-CD retrospective of the band's entire tenure on Atlantic (there were two more recordings afterwards, issued on Columbia with a splintered version of the band), documents their complete studio output of eight albums over four and a half discs, and devotes a disc and a half to singles, A- and B-sides, alternates, and different versions of hits. For those familiar with the hits, it's difficult to imagine that the Rascals ever rocked as hard as they did on their first two albums, The Young Rascals and Collections. On the debut, tracks like "Slow Down" and "Baby Let's Wait" have an urgency to put the needle in the red right from the jump. On their sophomore effort, with the singles "Come on Up," "Lonely Too Long," and "Love Is a Beautiful Thing," the Rascals were entrenched in the soul and R&B groove, but not enough to leave out screaming rockers such as "Land of a Thousand Dances" and "Mickey's Monkey." With Once Upon a Dream, the textured, layered psychedelic pop and soul continued with "Rainy Day," "Please Love Me," "My Hawaii," and "It's Wonderful," all intercut with random sound effects à la the Beach Boys, but more organic and less removed from the context of the music itself. The band's center of gravity began to shift with Freedom Suite, with its stunning single, "People Got to Be Free," which captured the spirit of the late '60s as well as -- if not better than -- any rock song. Here, placing it at the last half of disc three, after Time Peace, reveals the album as a narrative of hope and innocence without a shred of naïveté. Here was a band striving to integrate its music and politics (right about this time the band refused to perform on bills where there wasn't a perfect division of black and white acts) on songs such as "People Got to Be Free," "A Ray of Hope," "Any Dance'll Do," "Look Around," and others. While the pop hooks were plentiful, so was the experimentation and risk-taking with the mixes and instrumentation, with more making it into the mix -- from accordions to pipe organs to brass bands and Indian instruments. With the issue of See in 1970 and Search and Nearness in 1971, the band was being pulled apart at the seams creatively, financially, and historically. Nonetheless, despite excesses on both albums, their fine, tight rock and pop songs still dominated the proceedings, especially on See, where the band tried to capture their rock & roll roots. The longer tracks on Search and Nearness revealed that at the very end the band was traveling in a direction that took the R&B edge to groove jazz extremes, with circular moves and dense textures running through the middle of repetitive grooves and riffs. This is a long-overdue retrospective for a band who is enshrined in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and whose perfect marriage of rock, soul, and R&B has influenced more acts than anybody would ever care to admit. This set is a necessity to be sure for anyone obsessed with the history of rock & roll.

CD 1, 1. Slow Down (3:11), 2. Baby Let's Wait (3:20), 3. Just a Little (3:00), 4. I Believe (3:59), 5. Do You Feel It (3:17), 6. Good Lovin' (2:29), 7. Like a Rolling Stone (6:09), 8. Mustang Sally (3:59), 9. I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore (2:43), 10. In the Midnight Hour (4:00), 11. What Is the Reason (2:26), 12. Since I Fell for You (3:29), 13. Lonely Too Long (3:02), 14. No Love to Give (2:44), 15. Mickey's Monkey / Love Lights (4:51), 16. Come on Up (2:51), 17. Too Many Fish in the Sea (2:24), 18. More (4:20), 19. Nineteen Fifty-Six (2:31), 20. Love Is a Beautiful Thing (2:32), 21. Land of a Thousand Dances (2:01)

CD 2, 1. A Girl Like You (2:51), 2. Find Somebody (3:48), 3. I'm So Happy Now (2:50), 4. Sueno (2:49), 5. How Can I Be Sure (2:56), 6. Groovin' (2:33), 7. If You Knew (3:04), 8. I Don't Love You Anymore (3:09), 9. You Better Run (2:28), 10. A Place in the Sun (4:52), 11. It's Love (3:15), 12. Intro / Easy Rollin' (3:14), 13. Rainy Day (3:39), 14. Please Love Me (2:03), 15. Sound Effect / It's Wonderful (2:41), 16. I'm Gonna Love You / Dave & Eddie (2:33), 17. My Hawaii (4:13), 18. My World (2:54), 19. Silly Girl (2:42), 20. Singin' the Blues Too Long (5:10), 21. Bells / Sattva (4:23), 22. Finale: Once Upon a Dream (3:53), 23. It's a Beautiful Morning (2:21)

CD 3, 1. I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore (2:43), 2. Good Lovin' (2:30), 3. You Better Run (2:27), 4. Come on Up (2:46), 5. Mustang Sally (3:59), 6. Love Is a Beautiful Thing (2:32), 7. In the Midnight Hour (4:00), 8. Lonely Too Long (3:01), 9. Groovin' (2:30), 10. A Girl Like You (2:49), 11. How Can I Be Sure (2:53), 12. It's Wonderful (2:16), 13. Easy Rollin' (2:54), 14. A Beautiful Morning (2:34), 15. America the Beautiful (2:52), 16. Me & My Friends (2:44), 17. Any Dance'll Do (2:22), 18. Look Around (3:04), 19. A Ray of Hope (3:46), 20. Island of Love (2:24), 21. Of Course (2:43), 22. Love Was So Easy to Give (2:45), 23. People Got to Be Free (3:01), 24. Baby I'm Blue (2:50), 25. Heaven (3:22)

CD 4, 1. Adrian's Birthday (4:48), 2. Boom (13:47), 3. Cute (15:21), 4. See (5:02), 5. I'd Like to Take You Home (2:38), 6. Remember Me (2:13), 7. I'm Blue (3:50), 8. Stop and Think (4:09), 9. Temptation's `Bout to Get Me (3:30), 10. Nubia (3:47), 11. Carry Me Back (2:53), 12. Away Away (3:25), 13. Real Thing (2:44), 14. Death's Reply (4:21), 15. Hold On (3:35)

CD 5, 1. Right On (3:49), 2. I Believe (3:58), 3. Thank You Baby (3:12), 4. You Don't Know (4:14), 5. Nama (5:38), 6. Almost Home (3:51), 7. The Letter (4:10), 8. Ready for Love (3:09), 9. Fortunes (3:13), 10. Glory Glory (3:29), 11. I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore (Mono Single Version) (2:46), 12. Slow Down (Mono Single Version) (3:14), 13. Good Lovin' (Mono Single Version) (2:31), 14. Mustang Sally (Mono Single Version) (3:25), 15. You Better Run (Mono Single Version) (2:28), 16. Love Is a Beautiful Thing (Mono Single Version) (2:34), 17. Come on Up (Mono Single Version) (2:44), 18. What Is the Reason (Mono Single Version) (2:26), 19. I've Been Lonely Too Long (Mono Single Version) (2:06), 20. If You Knew (Mono Single Version) (3:05), 21. Groovin' (Mono Single Version) (2:30), 22. Sueno (Mono Single Version) (2:49), 23. A Girl Like You (Mono Single Version) (2:48), 24. It's Love (Mono Single Version) (3:11)

CD 6, 1. Groovin’ (Mono-Italian Version) (2:33), 2. Groovin’ (Mono-Spanish Version) (2:34), 3. How Can I Be Sure (Mono Single Version) (2:55), 4. I’m So Happy Now (Mono Single Version) (2:50), 5. It’s Wonderful (Mono Single Version) (3:24), 6. Of Course (Mono Single Version) (2:44), 7. A Beautiful Morning (Single Version) (2:36), 8. Rainy Day (Single Version) (3:27), 9. People Got to Be Free (Mono Single Version) (3:01), 10. My World (Mono Single Version) (2:54), 11. A Ray of Hope (Mono Single Version) (3:43), 12. Any Dance’ll Do (Mono Single Version) (2:21), 13. Heaven (Mono Single Version) (3:24), 14. Baby I’m Blue (Mono Single Version) (2:51), 15. See (Single Version) (4:42), 16. Away Away (Single Version) (3:27), 17. Carry Me Back (Single Version) (2:50), 18. Real Thing (Single Version) (2:46), 19. I Believe (Mono Single Version) (3:59), 20. Hold On (Mono Single Version) (3:35), 21. Glory Glory (Single Version) (3:28), 22. You Don’t Know (Single Version) (4:13), 23. Right On (Single Version) (3:49), 24. Almost Home (Single Version) (3:50)


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VA - Mod, Rhythm & Blues (2017)


Rhythm & Blues | FLAC | 2 CD | 520 Mb

Mods (originally ‘modernists’) emerged in Britain in the early 1960s: they were mostly smartly turned out young men who loved European fashion, R&B, motor scooters and late nights. They spent most of their wages on clothes, frequenting the new breed of shops sprouting up in London’s Carnaby Street. Though some pop groups of the day, like the Who and the Small Faces, came out of the Mod scene, the music that Mods chose to dance to in the Marquee and mod clubs like the Goldhawk was American soul and R&B. Here’s a fine selection of that music in this two-disc collection of R&B from the late ‘50s and early ‘60s.

CD 1
1. Richard Berry - Have Love Will Travel (2:43)
2. Betty James - I'm a Little Mixed Up (2:50)
3. Ike And Tina Turner - A Fool in Love (2:37)
4. Etta James - Seven Day Fool (2:56)
5. LaVern Baker - Love Me Right (1:57)
6. Jimmy Mccracklin - He Knows the Rules (2:55)
7. Charles Sheffield - It's Your Voodoo Working (1:49)
8. Big Maybelle - That’s a Pretty Good Love (2:31)
9. Bobby King - Thanks Mr Postman (2:44)
10. Barrett Strong - Misery (2:29)
11. Bobby "Blue" Bland - You Got Me (Where You Want Me) (2:27)
12. Lula Reed - I'm a Woman (But I Don't Talk Too Much) (2:55)
13. Mel Tormé - Comin' Home Baby (2:41)
14. The 5 Royales - It Hurts Inside (2:38)
15. Patience Valentine - I'm on My Way (3:25)
16. Marie Knight - To Be Loved by You (2:22)
17. Wilson Pickett - Let Me Be Your Boy (2:48)
18. Muddy Waters - Messin' with the Man (2:19)

CD 2
1. Irma Thomas - Don't Mess with My Man (2:19)
2. Benny Spellman - Fortune Teller (2:12)
3. Big Maybelle - Jinny Mule (2:46)
4. LaVern Baker - A Help-Each-Other Romance (2:45)
5. Patience Valentine - If You Don't Come (You Better Call) (2:00)
6. Solomon Burke - Cry to Me (2:29)
7. B. B. King - Blues for Me (2:13)
8. Freddy King - I'm Tore Down (2:38)
9. Lena Calhoun - First Love Baby (2:09)
10. Ronnie Love - Chills and Fever (2:27)
11. Little Willie John - Leave My Kitten Alone (2:34)
12. Baby Jane - Oh Johnny (2:00)
13. Eugene Church - Pretty Girls Everywhere (2:58)
14. Lulu Reed - It's Easy Child (2:59)
15. The 5 Royales - Catch That Teardrop (2:29)
16. Johnny "Guitar" Watson - Broke and Lonely (2:55)
17. Philip Upchurch Combo - You Can't Sit Down, Pt.1 (2:11)
18. Philip Upchurch Combo - You Can't Sit Down, Pt.2 (2:17)


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Ben E. King & The Drifters - Dance With Me 1958-1961 (2012)


R&B, Soul | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 288 Mb

The Drifters were the most successful R'n'B / R'n'R group of the 1950s and '60s and Ben E. King was their lead singer between 1958-60, before leaving for a solo career. This fantastic 2CD set is the follow up to 'The Drifters - All the Singles, 1953-58' (JASCD 526). It comprises everything recorded by both The Drifters and Be E. King between 1958-61. Disc one features thirteen of The Drifters hits, including the million selling 'There Goes My Baby', 'Dance With Me', '(If You Cry) True Love, True Love' and their biggest hit, 'Save The Last Dance For Me'. Also included is the incredibly rare 'Kiss and Make Up', recorded when the group were known as The Crowns. Disc two features seven Ben E. King solo hits, including the million selling 'Spanish Harlem', 'First Taste of Love', 'Stand by Me' and 'Amor'.

CD 1
1. Kiss And Make Up (The Crowns) (2:11)
2. I'll Forget About You (The Crowns) (2:18)
3. There Goes My Baby (The Drifters) (2:07)
4. Oh My Love (The Drifters) (2:17)
5. Dance With Me (The Drifters) (2:21)
6. (If You Cry) True Love, True Love (The Drifters) (2:16)
7. This Magic Moment (The Drifters) (2:23)
8. Baltimore (The Drifters) (2:08)
9. Lonely Winds (Single Version) (The Drifters) (2:42)
10. Hey Senorita (The Drifters) (2:36)
11. Save The Last Dance (The Drifters) (2:23)
12. Nobody But Me (The Drifters) (2:25)
13. I Count The Tears (The Drifters) (2:08)
14. Some Kind Of Wonderful (The Drifters) (2:32)
15. Please Stay (The Drifters) (2:12)
16. Sweets For My Sweet (The Drifters) (2:23)
17. Loneliness Or Happiness (The Drifters) (2:30)
18. Room Full Of Tears (The Drifters) (2:39)
19. Somebody New Dancing With You (The Drifters) (2:16)
20. When My Little Girl Is Smiling (The Drifters) (2:30)
21. Mexican Divorce (The Drifters) (2:30)
22. Jackpot (The Drifters) (2:42)
23. Sometimes I Wonder (The Drifters) (2:17)
24. She Never Talked To Me That Way (The Drifters) (2:27)
25. Lonely Winds (Alt Take) (The Drifters) (2:34)

CD 2
1. Brace Yourself (Ben E. King) (1:58)
2. Show Me The Way (Ben E. King) (2:12)
3. A Help Each Other Romance (Ben E. King & Lavern Baker) (2:40)
4. How Often (Ben E. King & Lavern Baker) (2:34)
5. First Taste Of Love (Ben E. King) (2:27)
6. Spanish Harlem (Ben E. King) (2:52)
7. Stand By Me (Ben E. King) (2:54)
8. On The Horizon (Ben E. King) (2:16)
9. Amor (Ben E. King) (3:03)
10. Souvenir Of Mexico (Ben E. King) (2:21)
11. Sway (Ben E. King) (2:16)
12. Come Closer To Me (Ben E. King) (2:32)
13. Perfidia (Ben E. King) (2:01)
14. Granada (Ben E. King) (2:24)
15. Sweet And Gentle (Ben E. King) (2:22)
16. Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Ben E. King) (2:09)
17. Frenesi (Ben E. King) (3:07)
18. Besame Mucho (Ben E. King) (2:54)
19. Love Me, Love Me (Ben E. King) (2:34)
20. Young Boy Blues (Ben E. King) (2:17)
21. Here Comes The Night (Ben E. King) (2:17)
22. Ecstacy (Ben E. King) (2:18)
23. Yes (Ben E. King) (2:45)
24. I Promise Love (Ben E. King) (2:02)
25. First Taste Of Love (Single Edit) (Ben E. King) (2:15)


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VA - La Dolce Vita! ~ Italian Spirit... Celebrare, Amore, Passione (2016)


Italian Pop | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 292 Mb

CD 1
1. Dora Musumeci - Caffé E Camomilla (2:04)
2. Tony Renis - Quando Quando Quando (2:45)
3. Nuccia Bongiovanni - Tanto Da Morire (2:09)
4. Renato Carosone - Piccolissima Serenata (3:24)
5. Gino Paoli - Il Cielo In Una Stanza (2:08)
6. Barbara Baldassarre - Nello Sguardo (3:13)
7. Edoardo Vianello - Ti Amo Perchè (2:27)
8. Domenico Modugno - Piove (Ciao Ciao Bambina) (3:03)
9. Nilla Pizzi - Perfidia (2:39)
10. Marino Marini - Guarda Che Luna (2:23)
11. Dean Martin - Non Dimenticar (Don't Forget) (3:07)
12. Angelo Petisi - Per Sempre Ti Ricordero (2:44)
13. Sergio Franchi - Mattinata (2:25)
14. Adriano Celentano - La Mezza Luna (2:30)
15. Claudio Villa - Chitarra Romana (3:28)
16. Aurelia Fierro - Vurria (4:06)
17. Mina - Tintarella Di Luna (2:57)
18. Sergio Bruni - A Straniera (3:55)
19. Fred Buscaglione - Che Bella Cosa Sei (3:01)
20. Tony Dallara - Bambina Bambina (2:34)

CD 2
1. Teddy Reno - Sotto Er Cielo De Roma (3:13)
2. Flo Sandon's - Verde Luna (3:17)
3. Sergio Franchi - Mamma Mia Che Vo' Sape (3:30)
4. Renato Carosone - Maruzzella (3:46)
5. Frank Sinatra - Isle Of Capri (2:27)
6. Carla Boni - Il Mio Cielo (3:06)
7. Al Martino - Mattinata (2:41)
8. Angelo Petisi - I'te Vurria Vasa (3:31)
9. Ugo Calise - L'Ammore Mio E Francese (2:55)
10. Achille Togliani - Signorinella (2:55)
11. Laura Betti - Piero (2:36)
12. Luciano Tajoli - Buongiorno Tristezza (3:38)
13. Peppino Di Capri - Nun È Peccato (3:15)
14. Giorgio Consolini - Polvere (3:39)
15. Quartetto Cetra - Aveva Un Bavero (3:46)
16. Gina Lollobrigida - L'ideale (1:27)
17. Luigi Tenco - Quello Che Conta (2:50)
18. Rocco Granata - Manuela (3:27)
19. Tony Dallara - Kao Ti (Come Te) (2:31)
20. Andrea Stocchetti - Tarantella Du Viddanu (2:04)


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VA - La Dolce Vita! ~ Italian Cool... From Rome To The Amalfi Coast (2015)


Italian Pop | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 285 Mb

CD 1
1. Nino Rota - La Dolce Vita (2:59)
2. Asriano Celentano - Piccola (1:37)
3. Sophia Loren - Zoo-Be-Zoo-Be-Zoo (2:21)
4. Domenico Modugno - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) (3:29)
5. Frank Sinatra - I Love You (2:17)
6. Helen Merril and Ennio Morricone - Nessuno Al Mondo (3:22)
7. Angelo Petisi - Firenze Mia (2:14)
8. Renato Carosone - Tu Vuo Fa L'Americano (3:28)
9. Sergio Bruni - Marechiaro Marechiaro (3:52)
10. Rosemary Clooney - Mambo Italiano (2:31)
11. Dean Martin - Arrividerci Roma (2:42)
12. Julius La Rosa - Domani (2:32)
13. Al Martino - Non Ti Scordar Di Me (3:05)
14. Rita Hayworth - Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (4:22)
15. Edoardo Vianello - Il Capello (2:28)
16. Mina - Il Cielo In Una Stanza (2:54)
17. Alberto Lionello and Ennio Morricone - La Donna Che Vale (Il Lieto Fine) (2:37)
18. Sergio Franchi - Torna A Surriento (2:57)
19. Ugo Calise - Na Voce, Na Chitarra E 'O Poco 'E Lune (3:35)
20. Piero Umiliani and Chet Baker - Thinking Blues (4:25)

CD 2
1. Sergio Franchi - Comme Facette Mammeta (2:07)
2. Jerry Vale - Ciao, Ciao Bambina (2:43)
3. Barbara Baldassarre and Ennio Morricone - Stelle e Sogni (2:18)
4. Marilyn Monroe - I Wanna Be Loved By Yoy (2:59)
5. Gino Paoli - La Gatta (2:21)
6. Luigi Tenco - Quando (3:01)
7. Brigitte Bardot - Sidonie (2:50)
8. Henry Mancini - Moon River (2:41)
9. Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea (2:54)
10. Piero Umiliani - Gassman Blues (5:32)
11. Helen Merril and Piero Umiliani - My Only Man (2:50)
12. Mario Lanza - 'A Vucchella (2:48)
13. Julius Da Rosa - Eh Cumapari (2:26)
14. Jane Mansfield - Let's Do It (4:03)
15. Lou Monte - The Sheik Of Araby (2:15)
16. Teddy Reno - Guaglione (2:48)
17. Quartetto Cetra - Un Po Di Cielo (2:55)
18. Gina Lollobrigida - La Spagnola (1:39)
19. Andrea Stocchetti - Muriu Lu Me Canuzzu (2:08)
20. Armando Trovaioli - Seddok, I'erede Di Satana (2:33)


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VA - La Dolce Vita! ~ Italian Style... Bello Elegante Raffinato (2015)


Italian Pop | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 277 Mb

CD 1
1. Gino Paoli - Senza Fine (2:47)
2. Marino Marini - Guaglione (3:16)
3. Mina - Moliendo Café (2:57)
4. Edoardo Vianello - Faccio Finta Di Dormire (2:55)
5. Dean Martin - Vieni Su (2:27)
6. Fred Buscaglione - Guarda Che Luna (2:22)
7. Dora Musumeci & Ennio Morricone - Qualcuno Ha Chiesto Di Me (2:37)
8. Luigi Tenco - La Mia Valle (2:39)
9. Tony Dallara - Come Prima (2:00)
10. Sophia Loren - Che M' E 'Mparato A Fa' (3:10)
11. Aurelio Fierro - Lazzarella (3:39)
12. Sergio Franchi - Funiculi Funicula (2:41)
13. Claudio Villa - Luna Rossa (3:18)
14. Laura Betti - Venere Tascabile (2:16)
15. Piero Umiliani - Dicitencello Vuje (3:45)
16. Sergio Bruni - Napule Ca Se Na Va (3:17)
17. Peppino Di Capri - St. Tropez Twist (2:19)
18. Brigitte Bardot - Le Soleil (3:17)
19. Renato Carosone - Pigliate 'Na Pastiglia (3:02)
20. Angelo Petisi - Ciao Sicilia Mia (2:00)

CD 2
1. Sergio Franchi - Core 'Ngrato (3:13)
2. Marino Marini - La Più Bella Del Mondo (3:03)
3. Domenico Modugno - La Notte Del Mio Amore (2:52)
4. Frank Sinatra - (Love Is) The Tender Trap (2:57)
5. Edoardo Vianello - Pinne Fucile Ed Occhiali (2:37)
6. Gino Paoli - Maschere (2:10)
7. Mina - Giochi D'Ombre [Live] (2:42)
8. Al Martino - Nessun Dorma (2:35)
9. Helen Merrill & Ennio Morricone - Nun È Peccato (2:07)
10. Luigi Tenco - Una Brava Ragazza (3:43)
11. Quartetto Cetra - Musetto (3:08)
12. Angelo Petisi - Valzer Siciliano (2:08)
13. Rocco Granata - Marina (2:45)
14. Aurelio Fierro - Mister Napule (3:29)
15. Tony Dallara - Romantica (2:32)
16. Fred Buscaglione - Eri Piccola Così (2:53)
17. Peppino Di Capri - Daniela (2:02)
18. Adriano Celentano - Si É Spento Il Sole (2:56)
19. Gina Lollobrigida - Vissi D'arte (3:02)
20. Andrea Stocchetti - Si Maritau Rosa (2:18)


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Billy Childish - 25 Years Of Being Childish (2002)


Rock | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 279 Mb

25 YEARS OF BEING CHILDISH collects tracks from Billy Childish's 1977 debut with the Pop Rivets, to his late '90s output with the Buff Medways, and everything in between. Sharing only a few songs in common (such as Thee Mighty Caesars' "You Make Me Die" and Thee Headcoats' "All My Feeling Denied") with the 1991 release I AM THE BILLY CHILDISH, this compilation acts almost as its companion. It provides a deeper portrait of his early years (including demos and a scorching live cover of the Small Faces' "Watcha Gonna Do About It"); more cuts by his female counterparts, Thee Headcoatees; and selections from seven more years of '90s material (which in Childish's prolific terms means 50-odd more albums from which to cull songs). A great overview of the Chatham legend, 25 YEARS offers compelling evidence that Childish--a major influence on American trad revisionists from Jon Spencer to Jack White to Jay Reatard--remains the signature artist of modern British garage rock.

CD 1
1. The Pop Rivets - Watcha Going To Do About It (live 77) (3:01)
2. The Pop Rivets - Fun In The Uk (demo) (2:40)
3. The Pop Rivets - Beatle Boots (3:52)
4. The Milkshakes - Pretty Baby (demo) (2:27)
5. The Milkshakes - Please Don't Tell My Baby (mick, Vocals) (1:44)
6. The Milkshakes - For She - For She (1st Lp) (1:59)
7. The Milkshakes - I Need Loving (mick, Vocals) (2:32)
8. Thee Mighty Caesars - Wily Coyote (3:23)
9. Thee Mighty Caesars - True To You (2:25)
10. Thee Mighty Caesars - You Make Me Die (1:34)
11. Thee Mighty Caesars - Cowboys Are Square (2:03)
12. Billy Childish - Get Out Of Here Pretty Girl (2:18)
13. The Delmonas - I Feel Like Giving In (ludella, Vocals) (1:51)
14. Thee Mighty Caesars - Lie Detector (2:04)
15. Billy Childish & Sexton Ming (vocals) - Muscle Horse (1:49)
16. Jack Ketch + Crowmen - Somebody Else (2:48)
17. Jack Ketch + Crowmen - Who Could Be Proud (3:29)
18. Billy Childish - I Remember (2:18)
19. Billy Childish - The Noble Beast - Poetry (1:28)
20. Thee Headcoats - Earl Of Suave (1:56)
21. Billy Childish - Thee Headcoats Smile Now (2:24)

CD 2
1. Thee Headcoatees - Wild Man (kyra, Vocals) (2:25)
2. Thee Headcoats - Girl From '62 (1:44)
3. Thee Headcoatees - Davey Crockett (ludella, Vocals) (2:57)
4. Billy Childish With Armitage Shanks - Shirts Off (2:48)
5. Thee Headcoats - We're Gone (2:09)
6. The Blackhands - Anarchy In The Uk (3:53)
7. Billy Childish & The Singing Loins - One More Bottle To Drink (3:36)
8. Thee Headcoats - All My Feelings Denied (1:55)
9. The Blackhands - I Love My Woman (4:24)
10. Thee Headcoats Sect - Deer Stalking Man (don Crain, Vocals) (3:15)
11. Billy Childish - The Bitter Cup (3:36)
12. Billy Childish - Ballad Of Hollis Brown (4:37)
13. Kyra - This Wondrous Day (flemish) (4:05)
14. Thee Headcoats - Punk Rock Ist Nict Tot (2:39)
15. Thee Headcoats - I'm Hurtin (2:12)
16. Thee Headcoatees - Hurt Me (4:10)
17. Thee Headcoats - The Same Tree (2:41)
18. Billy Childish & Holly Golightly - I Believe (3:52)
19. The Buff Medways - Archive From 1959 (2:44)
20. The Buff Medways - Troubled Mind (2:15)
21. The Buff Medways - Fire (2:42)


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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

VA - 75 Pumpin' Piano Greats (2009)


Rockabilly, Rhythm & Blues, Rock'n'Roll | Mp3 320 kbps | 3 CD | 449 Mb

CD 1, 1. Jerry Lee Lewis - Pumpin' Piano Rock (2:05), 2. Amos Milburn - Down The Road A Piece (2:58), 3. Merrill Moore - Rock-Rockola (2:14), 4. Chuck Miller - Boogie Blues (2:18), 5. Little Willie Littlefield - Jim Wilson's Boogie (2:27), 6. Piano Red - Woo-Ee (2:23), 7. Champion Jack Dupree - Shake Baby Shake (2:23), 8. Carl Perkins - Put Your Cat Clothes On (2:51), 9. Don Woody - You're Barking Up The Wrong Tree (2:18), 10. Janis Martin - Will You, Willyum (1:57), 11. Little Richard - Slippin' And Slidin' (2:40), 12. Fats Domino - The Fat Man (2:37), 13. Moon Mullican - I Done It (2:16), 14. Chuck Miller - Chuck's Boogie (1:22), 15. Professor Longhair & His Blues Scholars - Walk Your Blues Away (2:55), 16. Cecil Gant - Cecil Boogie (2:21), 17. Big Joe Turner - Roll `Em Pete (2:50), 18. Ray Charles - Mess Around (2:40), 19. Lloyd Glenn - Honky Tonk Train (2:56), 20. Chuck Berry - Rock And Roll Music (2:32), 21. Don Cole - Snake-Eyed Mama (2:16), 22. Roy Hall - She Sure Can Rock Me (2:32), 23. Boyd Bennett & His Rockets - Seven Nights To Rock (2:04), 24. Ella Mae Morse - The House Of Blue Lights (2:51), 25. Camille Howard - X-Temporaneous Boogie (2:05)

CD 2, 1. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Shot Gun Boogie (2:35), 2. Chuck Miller - The House Of Blue Lights (2:22), 3. Jerry Lee Lewis - Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee (2:35), 4. Roy Hall - Don't Stop Now (2:37), 5. Janis Martin - Let's Elope Baby (2:05), 6. Moon Mullican - I'll Sail My Ship Alone (3:03), 7. Jackie Brenston - Rocket "88" (2:49), 8. Amos Milburn - Chicken Shack Boogie (2:49), 9. Rosco Gordon - T Model Boogie (2:27), 10. Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns - Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (4:33), 11. Little Richard - Long Tall Sally (2:09), 12. Chuck Berry - You Can't Catch Me (2:43), 13. Dick Lory w/Owen Bradley - Ball Room Baby (2:03), 14. Piano Red - Wild Fire (2:23), 15. Gunter Lee Carr aka Cecil Gant - We're Gonna Rock (2:15), 16. Camille Howard - Fire-Ball Boogie (2:25), 17. Professor Longhair & His Blues Scholars - Ball The Wall (3:17), 18. Fats Domino - All By Myself (2:24), 19. Moon Mullican - I'm Mad At You (2:32), 20. Champion Jack Dupree - Bad Whiskey And Wild Women (2:30), 21. Ray Charles - It Should've Been Me (2:43), 22. Lloyd Glenn - Old Time Shuffle (2:08), 23. Ella Mae Morse w/Freddie Slack - Pigfoot Pete (2:53), 24. Hardrock Gunter - Birmingham Bounce (2:46), 25. Merrill Moore - Fly Right Boogie (2:23)

CD 3, 1. Amos Milburn - Amos Boogie (2:22), 2. Merrill Moore - Red Light (2:31), 3. Chuck Miller - Vim Vam Vamoose (2:02), 4. Moon Mullican - Country Boogie (2:44), 5. Fats Domino - Please Don't Leave Me (2:34), 6. Champion Jack Dupree - Daybreak Rock (2:33), 7. Cecil Gant - Cecil Boogie No 2 (2:43), 8. Roland Byrd - Hey Little Girl (3:02), 9. Piano Red - Rockin' With Red (2:28), 10. Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So (2:34), 11. Lloyd Glenn - Chica Boo (2:23), 12. Little Richard - Tutti-Frutti (2:24), 13. Janis Martin - Barefoot Baby (2:13), 14. Don Woody - Bird Dog (2:21), 15. Roy Hall - All By Myself (2:46), 16. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Country Junction (2:23), 17. Chuck Miller - Miller's Boogie (1:50), 18. Chuck Berry - Roll Over Beethoven (2:24), 19. Wanda Jackson - Cool Love (2:16), 20. Ella Mae Morse - Rock Me All Night Long (2:25), 21. Camille Howard and Her Trio - Instantaneous Boogie (2:15), 22. Moon Mullican - Pipeliner Blues (2:31), 23. Freddie Slack & His Orchestra - Blackout Boogie (2:33), 24. Hardrock Gunter - Gonna Dance All Night (2:22), 25. Jerry Lee Lewis - It'll Be Me (2:46)


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VA - The Roots Of Bob Dylan (2006)


Jazz, Blues, Folk, Country | Mp3 320 kbps | 128 Mb

1. Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee - You'd Better Mind (2:07)
2. Julia Lee - Mama Don't Allow It (2:53)
3. Lightnin' Hopkins - Baby Please Don't Go (2:47)
4. Muddy Waters - Rollin' Stone (3:04)
5. Karen Dalton - How Did The Feeling Feel To You (2:49)
6. Richie Havens - High Flying Bird (3:33)
7. Josh White - Good Morning Blues (4:23)
8. Hank Williams - Lost Highway (2:39)
9. The Country Gentlemen - House Of The Rising Sun (3:22)
10. Cisco Houston - Dark As A Dungeon (2:50)
11. Charlie Poole with The North Carolina Ramblers - White House Blues (3:25)
12. Staple Singers - Uncloudy Day (2:57)
13. Highway Q.C.'s - Working On The Building (2:22)
14. Big Bill Broonzy - When The Sun Goes Down - Going Down This Road Feeling Bad (7:24)
15. Thelonious Monk - Ruby, My Dear (7:44)


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Monday, May 28, 2018

Chuck Berry - The Platinum Collection (2017)


Pop, Rock, Rock'n'Roll | Mp3 320 kbps | 3 CD | 357 Mb

CD 1, 1. Johnny B. Goode (2:37), 2. Memphis, Tennessee (2:15), 3. Back in the U.S.A. (2:22), 4. Maybellene (2:16), 5. Let It Rock (1:41), 6. Around and Around (2:40), 7. Too Much Monkey Business (2:55), 8. Almost Grown (2:18), 9. Thirty Days (2:25), 10. Wee Wee Hours (3:03), 11. Childhood Sweetheart (2:43), 12. Anthony Boy (1:51), 13. Mad Lad (2:07), 14. Our Little Rendezvous (1:58), 15. No Money Down (2:57), 16. Sweet Little Rock & Roller (2:21), 17. Jo Jo Gunne (2:46), 18. Roll over Beethoven (2:21), 19. Rock and Roll Music (2:29), 20. School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell) (2:39)

CD 2, 1. Carol (2:47), 2. Sweet Little Sixteen (2:58), 3. Reelin' and Rockin' (3:12), 4. Go, Go, Go (2:29), 5. Little Queenie (2:40), 6. Deep Feeling (2:17), 7. Come On (1:50), 8. Down the Road a Piece (2:12), 9. I Got to Find My Baby (2:16), 10. Downbound Train (2:49), 11. Oh Baby Doll (2:32), 12. Don't You Lie to Me (2:03), 13. Broken Arrow (2:21), 14. Guitar Boogie (2:20), 15. Together (We Will Always Be) (2:35), 16. Vacation Time (2:48), 17. Havana Moon (3:08), 18. Worried Life Blues (2:11), 19. Rip It Up (1:58), 20. Run Rudolph Run (2:40)

CD 3, 1. Brown Eyed Handsome Man (2:18), 2. You Can't Catch Me (2:38), 3. Jaguar and the Thunderbird (1:49), 4. Hey Pedro (1:54), 5. Confessin' the Blues (2:09), 6. I'm Talking About You (1:46), 7. Drifting Heart (2:48), 8. In-Go (2:27), 9. That's My Desire (2:13), 10. Roly Poly (2:49), 11. Berry Pickin' (2:31), 12. Beautiful Delilah (2:09), 13. Betty Jean (2:25), 14. Blue Feeling (3:01), 15. Merry Christmas Baby (3:10), 16. Little Star (2:46), 17. Lajaunda (3:10), 18. Rocking at the Philharmonic (3:22), 19. Too Pooped to Pop (Casey) (2:33), 20. Bye Bye Johnny (2:05)


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Steve Harley - The Cockney Rebel ~ A Steve Harley Anthology (2006)


Glam Rock, Rock'n'Roll | Mp3 320 kbps | 3 CD | 471 Mb

CD 1, 1. Sebastian (6:56), 2. Rock 'N' Roll Parade (2:53), 3. Hideaway (3:48), 4. Loretta's Tale (4:10), 5. Death Trip (9:52), 6. Judy Teen (3:39), 7. Spaced Out (2:58), 8. Psychomodo (4:00), 9. Bed In The Corner (3:34), 10. Ritz (7:12), 11. Mr Soft (3:17), 12. Sling It (2:38), 13. Tumbling Down (5:46), 14. Big Big Deal (4:31)

CD 2, 1. Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) (3:53), 2. The Best Years Of Our Lives (5:42), 3. Mr Raffles (Man, It Was Mean) (4:31), 4. Mad, Mad Moonlight (4:24), 5. Red Is A Mean, Mean Colour (4:30), 6. Understand (7:11), 7. All Men Are Hungry (4:43), 8. (I Believe) Love's A Prima Donna (4:07), 9. (Love) Compared With You (4:18), 10. Here Comes The Sun (2:53), 11. Innocence And Guilt (7:13), 12. Roll The Dice (3:23), 13. Living In A Rhapsody (4:19), 14. Riding The Waves (For Virginia Woolf) (4:27)

CD 3, 1. Freedom's Prisoner (3:46), 2. One More Time (4:26), 3. I Can't Even Touch You (3:59), 4. Irresistable (Remix) (5:07), 5. Star For A Week (Dino) (4:31), 6. The Lighthouse (5:55), 7. New Fashioned Way (7:18), 8. All In A Life's Work (4:51), 9. That's My Life In Your Hands (3:43), 10. The Last Time I Saw You (5:06), 11. The Coast Of Amalfi (5:13), 12. Journey's End (A Father's Promise) (4:00), 13. A Friend For Life (4:40), 14. Only You (Live) (5:11)


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VA - One Of These Days ~ The Anna Records Story 1959-1961 (2014)


Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Pop | Mp3 320 kbps | 2 CD | 256 Mb

CD 1
1. David Ruffin - One Of These Days (2:31)
2. Barrett Strong - Money (That's What I Want) (2:39)
3. Paul Gayten - The Hunch (2:46)
4. Joe Tex - All I Could Do Was Cry - Part 1 (2:38)
5. Johnny & Jackey - Let's Go To A Movie Baby (2:14)
6. Lamont Anthony - Let's Talk It Over (2:13)
7. Voice Masters - Needed (2:38)
8. Falcons - Just For Your Love (2:11)
9. Herman Griffin & The Mello-Dees - Do You Want To See My Baby (2:19)
10. Cap-Tans - I'm Afraid (2:23)
11. Hill Sisters - Hit And Run Away Love (2:28)
12. Ty Hunter & The Voice Masters - Everything About You (2:51)
13. Ruben Fort - I Feel It (2:12)
14. Bab - Kayli Peppermint (You Know What To Do) (2:33)
15. Joe Tex - Baby You're Right (2:15)
16. Barrett Strong - You Knows What To Do (2:48)
17. Voice Masters - Hope And Pray (2:26)
18. Lamont Anthony - Popeye (The Sailor Man) (2:43)
19. Johnny & Jackey - No One Else But You (2:39)
20. Ty Hunter & The Voice Masters - I'm Free (2:45)

CD 2
1. Joe Tex - Ain't It A Mess (2:36)
2. Johnny & Jackey - Lonely And Blue (2:05)
3. Barrett Strong - Yes No Maybe So (2:18)
4. Paul Gayten - Hot Cross Bun (2:30)
5. Cap-Tans - Tight Skirts And Crazy Sweaters (2:30)
6. Ty Hunter & The Voice Masters - Orphan Boy (2:47)
7. Bob Kayli - Never More (2:10)
8. Ruben Fort - So Good (2:46)
9. Johnny & Jackey - Hey Hey (2:42)
10. Ty Hunter & The Voice Masters - Everytime (2:23)
11. Falcons - This Heart Of Mine (2:57)
12. Paul Gayten - Beatnik Beat (2:31)
13. David Ruffin - I'm In Love (3:00)
14. Joe Tex - I'll Never Break You Heart - Part 1 & 2 (4:56)
15. Voice Masters - Oops I'm Sorry (2:23)
16. Barrett Strong - Oh I Apologize (2:25)
17. Hill Sisters - Advertising For Love (2:41)
18. Wreg Tracey - Take Me Back (I Was Wrong) (2:24)
19. Larry Darnell - I'll Get Along Somehow (3:02)
20. Voice Masters - Needed (For Lovers Only) (2:44)


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J.J. Cale - Roll On (2009)


Folk, Country, Rock | FLAC | 462 Mb

While songwriter J.J. Cale has established himself as an elusive and even reluctant legend in popular music with his sporadic string of releases over the last 38 years, he's never drastically changed his approach. Cale is a workmanlike songwriter whose roots in blues, Okie folk, and roots rock music have been informing his tales of travel, nocturnal pleasure, and everyday life all the while. Even the acclaimed but spaced out Travel Log (which was Cale's equivalent to Neil Young's Trans) never managed to root his sound that far afield from its wellspring. 2009's Roll On, is more strange, laid-back grooves and road-weary tales of quark strangeness and charm from an inveterate master. Where the erratic but acclaimed Road to Escondido with Eric Clapton reeked of laziness and kitsch, Roll On is steeped deep in slow boogie, slower jump jazz, swampy blues, and minor-key laid-back guitar workouts. Cale not only plays guitar and sings here, but on almost all of these cuts he does double and triple duty on drums, bass, and even Rhodes piano! His guests -- including Dave Teegarden and Jim Keltner on drums on a track each, and Clapton on one number -- only appear on four of these dozen tracks. Check, "Who Knew?," the jazzy shuffle that opens the set. Cale plays everything but the drum kit (Teegarden), and lays down a smoking set of Wes Montgomery-esque chords as well as some funky Rhodes. His syncopated vocals all slip right down the backbone of the blues with lyrics worthy of Louis Jordan. "Where the Sun Don't Shine" commences with some spooky synth loops (that could have come from Travel Log), and beefy guitars, with a rudimentary snare and hi-hat keeping the I-IV-V progression moving and popping. The guitars are pure Cale choogle and the bassline is just off enough from the main rhythmic progression to add a freaky twist. Other standouts include the acoustic electric boogie "Strange Days," with some mutant five-string banjo and mandolin work from the artist; the triple-time, space groove of "Fonda-Lina" that feels like it was taken from a B-movie soundtrack during a motel lounge scene, and the popping roots rock of the title track with Slowhand and Keltner. This is a set that proves that Cale is still a vital artist who has a few interesting tricks up his sleeve, even if he doesn't change his attack all that much. Hell, he doesn't need to, he's got weight, sleight of hand, and the Okie soul in every cell of his being, and it all comes out in the tunes. This one is solid from top to bottom.

1. Who Knew (3:30)
2. Former Me (2:48)
3. Where The Sun Don't Shine (3:07)
4. Down To Memphis (3:05)
5. Strange Days (3:10)
6. Cherry Street (3:44)
7. Fonda-Lina (3:21)
8. Leaving In The Morning (2:37)
9. Oh Mary (3:34)
10. Old Friend (3:56)
11. Roll On (4:43)
12. Bring Down The Curtain (2:54)


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Sunday, May 27, 2018

VA - The Complete Sun Singles Vol. 6 (1998)


Rockabilly, Rock'n'Roll | FLAC | 4 CD | 702 Mb

CD 1
1. Carl Mann - Mona Lisa (2:30)
2. Carl Mann - Foolish One (1:49)
3. Edwin Howard - More Pretty Girls Than One (2:01)
4. Edwin Howard - Forty 'Leven Times (2:32)
5. Ernie Barton - Open The Door Richard (2:23)
6. Ernie Barton - Shut Your Mouth (1:46)
7. Charlie Rich - Rebound (1:54)
8. Charlie Rich - Big Man (2:42)
9. Bobbie & The Boys - These Silly Blues (1:40)
10. Bobbie & The Boys - To Tell The Truth (2:12)
11. Bill Justis & His Orchestra - Cloud Nine (2:10)
12. Bill Justis & His Orchestra - Flea Circus (2:22)
13. Brad Suggs - 706 Union (2:23)
14. Brad Suggs - Low Outside (2:32)
15. Carl Mann - Rockin' Love (2:33)
16. Carl Mann - Pretend (2:40)
17. The Memphis Belles featuring Shirley - Snow Job (2:07)
18. The Memphis Belles featuring Shirley - The Midnite Whistle (2:07)
19. Mack Self - Willie Brown (2:35)
20. Mack Self - Mad At You (2:17)
21. Brad Suggs with Orchestra & Chorus - Ooh Wee (2:19)
22. Brad Sggs with Orchestra & Chorus - I Walk The Line (2:13)

CD 2
1. Carl Mann - Some Enchanted Evening (2:07)
2. Carl Mann & The Gene Lowery Chorus - I Can't Forget (2:46)
3. Sonny Burgess - Sadie's Back In Town (2:26)
4. Sonny Burgess - A Kiss Goodnite (1:53)
5. Charlie Rich & The Gene Lowery Chorus - Lonely Weekends (2:09)
6. Charlie Rich - Everything I Do Is Wrong (2:17)
7. Barbara Pittman with Gene Lowery Singers - Handsome Man (2:25)
8. Barbara Pittman with Gene Lowery Singers - The Eleventh Commandment (3:09)
9. Brad Suggs with Gene Lowery Singers - Cloudy (2:21)
10. Bradd Suggs - Partly Cloudy (2:13)
11. Carl Mann - I'm Comin' Home (2:34)
12. Carl Mann with the Gene Lowery Singers - South Of The Border (2:06)
13. Don Hinton - Honey Bee (1:56)
14. Don Hinton with the Gene Lowery Singers - Jo Ann (2:36)
15. Jeb Stewart with the Gene Lowery Singers - Sunny Side of the Street (1:56)
16. Jeb Stewart with the Gene Lowery Singers - Take A Chance (2:51)
17. Eddie Bush with the Gene Lowery Singers - Baby I Dont Care (1:48)
18. Eddie Bush with the Gene Lowery Singers - Vanished (2:57)
19. The Hawk - I Get The blues when it Rains (2:16)
20. The Hawk - In The Mood (2:22)
21. Charlie Rich with the Gene Lowery Singers - Gonna be Waitin' (2:27)
22. Charlie Rich with the Gene Lowery Singers - School Days (2:35)
23. Danny Stewart - Somewhere Along The Line (2:45)
24. Danny Stewart - I'll Change My Ways (2:20)

CD 3
1. Charlie Rich - Stay (2:56)
2. Charlie Rich - On My Knees (2:30)
3. Brad Suggs With Orchestra & Chorus - Sam's Tune (2:04)
4. Brad Suggs with Orchestra & Chorus - My Gypsy (2:50)
5. Carl Mann - Wayward Wind (2:16)
6. Carl Mann - Born To Be Bad (2:38)
7. Jimmy Louis - Gone And Left Me The Blues (2:26)
8. Jimmy Louis - Your Fool (2:06)
9. Charlie Rich - Who Will The Next Fool Be (2:23)
10. Charlie Rich - Caught in the Middle (2:31)
11. Jeb Stuart - Coming Down With The Blues (2:07)
12. Jeb Stuart - Dream (2:45)
13. Nelson Ray - You're Everything (2:11)
14. Nelson Ray - Youve Come Home (2:32)
15. Carl Mann - I Aint Got No Home (2:49)
16. Carl Mann - If I Could Change You (3:14)
17. Jean Dee - Nothing Down (99 years to pay) (2:29)
18. Jean Dee - My Greatest Hurt (2:38)
19. Bradd Suggs with Orchestra & Chorus - Elephant Walk (2:10)
20. Bradd Suggs with Orchestra & Chorus - Like Catchin' up (2:05)
21. Charlie Rich - Its too Late (2:41)
22. Charlie Rich - Just A Little Bit Sweet (2:25)
23. Mikki Wilcox - I Know What it Means (2:28)
24. Mikki Wilcox - Willing & Waiting (2:34)

CD 4
1. Freddie North - Someday She'll Come Along (2:30)
2. Freddie North - Don't Make Me Cry (2:03)
3. Jeb Stuart - I Betcha Gonna Like It (2:36)
4. Jeb Stuart - Little Miss Love (2:23)
5. Charlie Rich - Midnite Blues (2:48)
6. Charlie Rich - Easy Money (2:36)
7. Thomas Wayne - I've Got It Made (2:23)
8. Thomas Wayne - The Quiet Look (2:12)
9. Frank Frost - Jelly Roll King (2:31)
10. Frank Frost - Crawlback (1:59)
11. Carl Mann - Mountain Dew (2:35)
12. Carl Mann - When I Grow Too Old To Dream (2:47)
13. Jeb Stuart & The Chippers - I Aint Never (2:01)
14. Jeb Stuart & The Chippers - In Love Again (2:43)
15. David Wilkins - Thanks A Lot (2:51)
16. David Wilkins - There's Something About You (2:11)
17. Charlie Rich - Finally Found Out (2:23)
18. Charlie Rich - Sittin' & Thinkin' (3:05)
19. David Houston - Miss Brown (2:36)
20. David Houston - Sherry's Lips (2:21)
21. Charlie Rich - There's Another Place I Can't Go (2:41)
22. Charlie Rich - I Need Your Love (2:21)
23. Jeanne Newman - Thanks A Lot (2:35)
24. Jeanne Newman - The Boy I Met Today (2:40)
25. The Quintones - Times Sho' Gettin Ruff (2:15)
26. The Quintones - Softie (2:13)



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