Do The Boogie! Early 50s Classics

B.B. King - Do The Boogie! B.B. King's Early 50s Classics (1988) [Repost, New Rip]

B.B. King - Do The Boogie! B.B. King's Early 50s Classics (1988)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 408 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 190 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Early R&B, Electric Blues | Label: Virgin | # 7243 8 39654 2 7 | Time: 00:56:17

20 killer tracks from B.B. King's 1950s heyday, including quite a few alternate takes and a few tough-to-locate items ("Bye Bye Baby", "Dark Is the Night", "Jump with You Baby"). Many of the titles are familiar ones – "Woke Up This Morning", "Every Day (I Have the Blues)", "Please Love Me", "Whole Lotta Love" – but often as not, compiler Ray Topping unearthed contrasting versions from the same sessions that shed new, fascinating light on King's studio techniques.
B.B. King - Do The Boogie! B.B. King's Early 50s Classics (1988)

B.B. King - Do The Boogie! B.B. King's Early 50s Classics (1988)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log - 258 MB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps - 133 MB | Full scans - 53.3 MB
Label: Flair / Virgin Records America, Inc. | Catalog.#: 7243 8 39654 2 7 | Genre: Blues

20 killer tracks from B.B. King's 1950s heyday, including quite a few alternate takes and a few tough-to-locate items ("Bye Bye Baby," "Dark Is the Night," "Jump with You Baby"). Many of the titles are familiar ones – "Woke Up This Morning," "Every Day (I Have the Blues)," "Please Love Me," "Whole Lotta Love" – but often as not, compiler Ray Topping unearthed contrasting versions from the same sessions that shed new, fascinating light on King's studio techniques.

Candy & The Kisses - Do 'The 81' & Other Soul Classics (2001)  Music

Posted by firepower at Nov. 27, 2016
Candy & The Kisses - Do 'The 81' & Other Soul Classics (2001)

Candy & The Kisses - Do 'The 81' & Other Soul Classics (2001)
EAC, FLAC image, CUE+LOG - 318 MB | MP3 320 CBR - 104 MB
Complete 600dpi Art, JPG - 83 MB or TIF - 271 MB
R&B | 2001 Sanctuary Records CMRCD 264 | 5% recovery record | Source: My CD

Candy & the Kisses recorded for several labels in the 1960s. This British compilation properly focuses on the mid-'60s recordings of most interest to collectors, including all of their singles for the Cameo and Scepter labels, as well as three previously unissued tracks.

Candy & The Kisses - Do 'The 81' & Other Soul Classics (2001)  Music

Posted by firepower at Dec. 30, 2011
Candy & The Kisses - Do 'The 81' & Other Soul Classics (2001)

Candy & The Kisses - Do 'The 81' & Other Soul Classics (2001)
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | Artwork | 109 MB
R&B | 5% recovery record | Source: Internet - Castle Music

Candy & the Kisses recorded for several labels in the 1960s. This British compilation properly focuses on the mid-'60s recordings of most interest to collectors, including all of their singles for the Cameo and Scepter labels, as well as three previously unissued tracks.
John Hartford - Aereo-Plain / Morning Bugle: The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (2012)

John Hartford - Aereo-Plain / Morning Bugle: The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (2012)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:51:34 | 627 Mb
Bluegrass, Country | Label: Real Gone Music

The two albums John Hartford recorded for Warner Bros. in the early '70s stand as two of the most influential and groundbreaking albums in modern country music. For 1971's Aereo-Plain, Hartford and fiddler Vassar Clements, dobroist Tut Taylor, guitarist Norman Blake and bassist Randy Scruggs played a set of mostly original tunes that fused the irreverent hippie aesthetic with the hallowed bluegrass tradition, thereby more or less singlehandedly inventing the "newgrass" genre. And 1972's Morning Bugle built on Aereo-Plain's breakthrough with a stripped-down line-up of Hartford, Blake and jazz bassist Dave Holland. This two-CD set contains both albums with eight unreleased bonus tracks-four from each session.

B.B. King - The Vintage Years (2002) [4-CD Box Set]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at March 6, 2017
B.B. King - The Vintage Years (2002) [4-CD Box Set]

B.B. King - The Vintage Years (2002) [4-CD Box Set]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 1.3 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 725 Mb | Scans | TTime: 05:11:09
Ace Records | ABOXCD 8
Blues, Electric Blues

This set is paying tribute to the founding father of blues and rock guitar styles. All in all: a cornerstone of every serious blues collection!! CD1 'The Great B.B. King' (features his most popular songs); CD2 'Memphis Blues 'n' Boogie' (incl. the early Memphis recordings made by Sam Phillips); CD3 'Take a Swing With Me' (shows the full range of B.B.'s stylistic talents in the mid-late 1950s from blues and r&b to doo wop, gospel and jazz); CD4 'King Of The Blues' (sees B.B. establishing his unique, trendsetting blues style by the 1960s).
John Lee Hooker - The Classic Early Years 1948-1951 (2002) 4 CD Box Set [Re-Up]

John Lee Hooker - The Classic Early Years 1948-1951 (2002) 4 CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.2 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 840 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Delta Blues, Detroit Blues, Country Blues | Label: JSP Records | # JSPCD7703 | Time: 05:01:54

This four-disc box from London's JSP Records collects an astounding 100 songs recorded by John Lee Hooker in Detroit from the years 1948 to 1952, including his first two sides ever, the signature tunes "Boogie Chillen" and "Sally Mae." Most of the tracks here are done solo, with Hooker's ever-present foot-stomping, although a few feature other musicians on loose-limbed blues boogies. Since Hooker never significantly altered his style during his long career, these first recordings set the stage for all that came after, and he arguably never sounded fresher or better. Four discs worth of this throwback Mississippi bluesman will be severe overkill for casual listeners, but diehard Hooker fans will find this box set absolutely essential.
Forrest Gump - The Soundtrack: 34 American Classics On 2 CDs (1994) Special Collectors' Edition 2001

Forrest Gump - The Soundtrack: 34 American Classics On 2 CDs (2001) Special Collectors' Edition
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 766 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 277 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 159 Mb
Soundtrack, Rock, Folk, R&B, Rock & Roll | Label: Epic/Legacy/Sony | # E2K 85932 | Time: 01:55:26

Forrest Gump (1994) is one of the most successful films ever made, winning Tom Hanks his second successive Best Actor Oscar (he won the previous year for Philadelphia) as well as claiming the Best Picture Oscar and many other awards and nominations, including several for music. A unique fable of American life from the 1950s to the 80s, the film blends comedy, drama, war, romance and groundbreaking special effects into a social and political portrait of the passing years, all seen through the eyes of the intellectually challenged but immensely likeable Forrest Gump. The soundtrack is a double album featuring 31 classic pop tunes plus a suite from Alan Silvestri's rich orchestral music, represented more completely on the companion score album. Opening with Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog", this is a fine anthology of three decades of American music, taking in everything from Joan Baez's "Blowin' In The Wind" to Aretha Franklin's "Respect", The Mammas and The Papas' "California Dreamin'" and Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs. Robinson". Here also is Scott McKenzie with "San Francisco", plus Jefferson Airplane, the Supremes, Lynyrd Skynrd and many more. Like American Graffiti (1973), this is one of the great pop soundtracks, happily at home in just about any music collection.
Freddy King - Blues Guitar Hero: The Influential Early Sessions (1993) [Re-Up]

Freddy King - Blues Guitar Hero: The Influential Early Sessions (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 416 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Electric Texas Blues, Modern Electric Blues | Label: Ace Records | # CDCHD 454 | Time: 01:08:59

Of the Three 'Kings' of the blues (BB, Albert and Freddy), Freddy King is perhaps the least well known these days. He enjoyed cross-over success with the white rock audiences of the 70s (hitting with albums for Cotillion, RSO and Shelter and touring extensively - his 'live' LP for German label Crosscut is about the closest thing to heavy metal blues imaginable). Yet his death from hepatitis in 1976 robbed Freddy of the kind of acclaim that the current blues revival has given BB, Albert and John Lee Hooker. There was a time, though, in the mid-'60s when his singles were among the most influential in blues, particularly for British and European audiences. His instrumental singles Hideaway and Drivin' Sideways were issued on Sue and covered by every white blues group that knew what was really happening on the R&B scene. Those two sides plus classics like (The Welfare) Turns It's Back On You, See See Baby, The Stumble and San-Ho-Zay were covered by the likes of Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Peter Green, Albert Collins and Chicken Shack.

B.B. King - Live At The Apollo (1991)  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 16, 2016
B.B. King - Live At The Apollo (1991)

B.B. King - Live At The Apollo (1991)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 318 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: GRP | # GRD-9637 | Time: 00:44:31

Live at the Apollo is a Blues album by B.B. King and the Phillip Morris "Super Band" recorded at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. It was awarded the 1992 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.