John Harper Songwriting

Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection (1970) [2008, Japan SHM-CD, Deluxe Edition]

Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection (1970) [2008, Japan SHM-CD, Deluxe Edition]
2CD | Pop-Rock/Pop | XLD Rip | Flac (Tracks) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | 10 + 13 tracks
Scans(jpg, 300dpi) Included | Scans(Tiff, 300dpi) -> 775 Mb | ~650 + 298 Mb | RS.com + HF.com
Universal Music | UICY-93665/6

Recorded in the charmed period between the initial success of ELTON JOHN and superstar extravaganzas like GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD, TUMBLEWEED CONNECTION, a loose concept album about the American West, was a strange, sideways move for Elton John and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin. A album in the traditional sense, it is best heard as a piece, with songs that pick up and expand on each other's moods and settings…
Kate Mara by John Russo for Harper's Bazaar Arabia November 2014

Kate Mara - John Russo Photoshoot
7 jpg | up to 1472*1000 | 6.62 Mb
American actress

John Lee Hooker - Jealous (1986) CD Release 1996  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 24, 2017
John Lee Hooker - Jealous (1986) CD Release 1996

John Lee Hooker - Jealous (1986) CD Release 1996
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 257 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 91 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 86 Mb
Genre: Blues | Label: Pointblank Classic/Virgin | # 7243 8 41763 2 7, VPBCD 46 | 00:37:42

Hooker was already being hailed as a living legend in the '60s, but by the time of this 1986 release he was a larger-than-life figure, his iconic stature unquestioned. From his earliest collaborations with Canned Heat and on through the '70s and '80s, the rock world never got tired of trying to endear Hooker to a crossover audience. JEALOUS is an attempt to adapt Hooker's lonesome blues to full-band arrangements. Unlike his band recordings of the '50s, though, there's a decided rock edge to his accompaniment here, providing a sharp contrast to the down-home, earthy sound of Hooker's voice and guitar. Organ, electric guitar, and a forceful rhythm section baked in reverb back Hooker on JEALOUS. Instead of overpowering Hooker, though, these new arrangements place the bluesman on a sonic pedestal, from which he sounds like the voice of God dispensing wisdom through the blues.

Harper's Bazaar Singapore - March 2017  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at Feb. 22, 2017
Harper's Bazaar Singapore - March 2017

Harper's Bazaar Singapore - March 2017
English | 312 pages | True PDF | 89 MB

Harper's Bazaar Bride - February 2017  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at Feb. 22, 2017
Harper's Bazaar Bride - February 2017

Harper's Bazaar Bride - February 2017
English | 392 pages | True PDF | 124 MB
John Zorn & The Dreamers - Ipos: Book of Angels, Volume 14 (2010) {Tzadik TZ 7380}

John Zorn & The Dreamers - Ipos: Book of Angels, Volume 14 (2010) {Tzadik TZ 7380}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 365 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 128 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 12 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2010 Tzadik | TZ 7380 | Tzadik Archival Series
Jazz / Avant-Garde / Modern Composition / Klezmer

The dynamic sextet featured in two of Zorn's most recent and popular musical projects-The Dreamers and O'o-jump another level in Ipos, their most beautiful and powerful recording to date. Featuring ten new compositions from the lyrical Book of Angels, the music draws exotica, surf, world music, latin jazz, rock, film music and more into a seductive new musical world. Perfect for the early morning, late at night, at home or in the car, The Dreamers play Masada is truly a magical combination. Powerful new music performed by an all-star band of downtown masters.

Harper’s Bazaar Spain - Marzo 2017  Magazines

Posted by Torries at Feb. 21, 2017
Harper’s Bazaar Spain - Marzo 2017

Harper’s Bazaar Spain - Marzo 2017
Spanish | 244 pages | True PDF | 73 MB
Madonna by Iango Henzi + Luigi Murenu for Harper's Bazaar US February 2017

Madonna - Luigi & Iango Photoshoot 2016
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American recording artist
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.
John Pizzarelli - John Pizzarelli meets The Beatles (1998) Japanese Reissue 2007

John Pizzarelli - John Pizzarelli meets The Beatles (1998) Japanese Reissue 2007
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 335 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 161 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Guitar Jazz, Pop/Rock | Label: RCA/BMG Japan | # BVCJ-37562 | Time: 00::

Beatles fans love to explain that the key to the successful partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney was their contrasting songwriting personalities – Lennon was the tongue in cheek sardonic wit, McCartney the earnest balladeer. On John Pizzarelli Meets the Beatles, a sharply conceived tribute which sets the duo's classics in a jazz trio with big-band arrangements, the singer/guitarist hits the mark more often when he's taking on the Lennon persona. He approaches "Cant' Buy Me Love," "When I'm 64," and "Get Back" with a playful wink, jumping off his speedy melody lines and the rising brass sections for extended improvisational tradeoffs with pianist Ray Kennedy, and adding colorful touches like scatting and even ad libbing his own lyrical verses based on the originals. Likewise, he attacks the all-instrumental "Eleanor Rigby" with a jumpy, swinging aggression. Pizzarelli, however, becomes overly schmaltzy in presenting ballads like "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" and "Long and Winding Road" too seriously, with maudlin, straightforward arrangements that grind the party to a halt. The one exception is the more percussive "Oh Darling," where his intense vocal helps the tune rise above the hotel lounge mentality.