MC Squared Tantalizing Colours The Reprise Recordings

MC Squared - Tantalizing Colours: The Reprise Recordings (2012)

MC Squared - Tantalizing Colours: The Reprise Recordings (2012)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Now Sounds, CRNOW 34 | ~ 349 or 145 Mb | Scans Included
Baroque Pop, Sunshine Pop, Psychedelic Pop

Repressing of this UK collection. MC Squared-featuring folk renegades from the Back Porch Majority, as well as legendary studio musicians Jim Keltner and Randy Sterling-recorded four exciting singles for Reprise Records during 1967 and 1968. Sounding like a unique hybrid of the Mamas and the Papas and Jefferson Airplane, the Los Angeles-based quintet failed to generate commercial success, and as a result their long-lost 1968 album has since been confined to the vaults…
Jack Nitzsche - Three Piece Suite: The Reprise Recordings 1971-1974 (2001)

Jack Nitzsche - Three Piece Suite: The Reprise Recordings 1971-1974 (2001)
Avantgarde, Classic Rock | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 77 min | 183 MB
Label: Rhino Handmade | Rel: 2001

Only from the Rhino Handmade web-based audio salon could such a fulfilling reissue project have likewise been so thoroughly executed. Keen-eyed and eared pop music enthusiasts will undoubtedly recognize Jack Nitzsche from his involvement with Phil Spector's "Wrecking Crew" and later as a producer/arranger and writer for a spectrum of talent that includes but is by no means limited to Leslie Gore, Art Pepper, Tim Buckley, Neil Young, John Tesh, Mink DeVille, and the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Three Piece Suite: The Reprise Recordings 1971-1974 gathers three disparate sonic situations under which Nitzsche recorded, and of these only the orchestrated St. Giles Cripplegate has been issued in any form. Very little is known with regard to the other recordings, besides the fact that they were on deposit in the Warner Bros. tape archives. St. Giles Cripplegate features the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) performing six original Nitzsche scores. According to Elliot Mazer's liner notes essay, the album was the direct result of the jaw-dropping orchestral arrangements Nitzsche had done for Neil Young's Harvest album specifically on the tracks "There's a World" and "A Man Needs a Maid."
Lee Hazlewood - Strung Out on Something New: The Reprise Recordings (2007)

Lee Hazlewood - Strung Out on Something New: The Reprise Recordings (2007)
Folk, Baroque Pop, Singer-Songwriter | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 156 min | 363 MB
Label: Rhino Records | Rel: 2007

A curious thing about the legacy of cult weirdo Lee Hazlewood is how it's been shaped by the mere availability or better still, the unavailability of his material: all of it was difficult to find for a long, long time but as it started to eke out on CD in the late '90s, it was the late '60s and early '70s recordings, even the early sides for MGM, that appeared, never the Reprise Recordings that perhaps accounted for his strongest impression in the public in the '60s. Rhino Handmade rectified this wrong in 2007 with the release Strung Out on Something New: The Reprise Recordings subsequently released in a less limited incarnation in the U.K. which rounds up all of his Reprise recordings apart from his duets with Nancy Sinatra: the acoustic 1965 LP The N.S.V.I.P.'s, 1966's Friday's Child, 1968's Love and Other Crimes, plus two non-LP singles and a host of Hazlewood productions for other Reprise acts, including Jack Nitzsche, Duane Eddy, Sanford Clark, and Dino, Desi & Billy.
Widowmaker - Running Free: The Jet Recordings 1976-1977 (2017) {Deluxe Edition}

Widowmaker - Running Free: The Jet Recordings 1976-1977 (2017) {Deluxe Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 550 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 200 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 66 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Rock, Hard Rock | Esoteric Recordings #ECLEC 22602

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new 2CD anthology celebrating the British rock band Widowmaker. Formed in 1975 by former Mott the Hoople and Spooky Tooth guitarist Luther Grosvenor, also known as Ariel Bender. The original line-up of the band featured vocalist Steve Ellis (ex-Love Affair & Ellis), guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton (ex-Hawkwind), Australian bassist Bob Daisley (ex-Chicken Shack) and drummer Paul Nicholls who had previously been a member of Lindisfarne. A few months after they had begun rehearsing at Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Manticore Studios in London, Widowmaker signed to Don Arden's Jet Records label…

Dizzy Gillespie - The Essential Recordings (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 16, 2017
Dizzy Gillespie - The Essential Recordings (2017)

Dizzy Gillespie - The Essential Recordings (2017)
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:16:13 | 311 MB
Label: Primo

Great vaue compilation of Dizzy Gillespie's revolutionary Bebop style, and his use of Afro-Cuban rhythms, redirected Jazz towards new and unexplored paths. This giant of Jazz ensured that with his supreme technical ability, melodic innovations, innate charisma and composing ability, and most of all his desire to communicate, the music he loved lives on and continues to evolve.

The Flock - Truth: The Columbia Recordings 1969-1970 (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Oct. 16, 2017
The Flock - Truth: The Columbia Recordings 1969-1970 (2017)

The Flock - Truth: The Columbia Recordings 1969-1970 (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 800 Mb | Scans - 77 Mb | 02:10:49
Progressive Rock, Jazz Rock | Label: Cherry Red, Esoteric Recordings

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new 2CD anthology celebrating the fine American Jazz rock band The Flock.
Elvis Presley - Mystery Train: The Sun Recordings (Remastered) (2017)

Elvis Presley - Mystery Train: The Sun Recordings (Remastered) (2017)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) - 219 MB | Cover | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 151 MB | 01:06:00
Rock & Roll, Pop, Oldies | Label: Hoodoo Records

When it debuted in August 1955, "Mystery Train" actually hit the shelves as the B side to another song, "I Forgot to Remember to Forget." While the lead single was just fine, the flip side refused to be ignored: "Mystery Train" is a mesmerizing fusion of country and rock that's since become an enduring classic in both fields and eventually landed at Number 77 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Bessie Smith - The Complete Recordings Vol. 5: The Final Chapter (1996) {2CD Set Columbia C2K 57546 rec 1931-1933}

Bessie Smith - The Complete Recordings Vol. 5: The Final Chapter (1996) {2CD Set Columbia C2K 57546 rec 1931-1933}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 385 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 271 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 391 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1931-33, 1996 Columbia / Legacy / Sony Music | C2K 57546
Blues / Jazz / Classic Female Blues / Early Jazz / Vaudeville Blues

Bessie Smith cut 160 sides for the Columbia and OKeh labels between 1923 and 1933, and the four previous two-CD/cassette box sets of her complete recordings released in the 1990s covered 154 of them, which introduces the question, what can a fifth two-CD/cassette box set contain in addition to the remaining six cuts? First, there are five previously unreleased alternate takes; second, there is the 15-minute low-fi soundtrack to the two-reel short St. Louis Blues, which constitutes the only film of Smith; and third, taking up all of the second CD/cassette, there are 72 minutes of interview tapes of Ruby Smith, Bessie Smith's niece, who traveled as part of her show. The box contains a "Parental Advisory – Explicit Lyrics" warning because of the nature of Ruby Smith's reminiscences. You won't learn much about Bessie Smith's music from her niece's remarks, but you will learn a lot about her sexual preferences.
Pickettywitch - That Same Old Feeling: The Complete Recordings (2001)

Pickettywitch - That Same Old Feeling: The Complete Recordings (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 426 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb | Scans ~ 156 Mb | 01:18:03
Pop, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Bubblegum, Pop-Soul | Label: Sanctuary/Castle Music | # CMRCD 265

What one feels about this 27-song CD will depend entirely upon one's tolerance for soft rock and bubblegum pop. Pickettywitch were huge in England for about two years, and remain one of the more fondly remembered pop/rock groups of their period, mostly by virtue of singer Polly Browne, who has maintained a fandom for 30 years. The sound is soft rock in a modified group context, similar to the kind of music generated by the Partridge Family, the Cowsills, and, on a two-dimensional level, the Archies in America, slick and smooth, catchy and unthreatening; their version of Paul Simon's "Sound of Silence" is something akin to what the New Seekers' rendition might've been like, while "Days I Remember," which came close to charting in America, is akin to the Carpenters trying their hand at blue-eyed soul. It's all rather pretty, for all of its relative wimpiness, and difficult to dislike on that basis – "Solomon Grundy," the B-side that launched their public success, is one of those tunes that was meant for radio airplay two or three times daily, and the title track, a top-five U.K. hit, is a breezy piece of romantic soft rock.

Marty Robbins - The Complete Recordings 1952-1960 (4CD Box Set, 2017)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Aug. 23, 2017
Marty Robbins - The Complete Recordings 1952-1960 (4CD Box Set, 2017)

Marty Robbins - The Complete Recordings 1952-1960 (4CD Box Set, 2017)
Country | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 734 Mb
Label: Enlightenment

One of country music s most eclectic heroes, Marty Robbins celebrated an extraordinary career as one of the genre s leading crossover artists. While Marty Robbins maintained a busy schedule throughout his life, it was without a doubt his early career that left the biggest impact on the world of country music. Johnny Cash released a version of I Couldn t Keep From Crying in 1960, while Guy Mitchell recorded versions of both Singing The Blues and Knee Deep In The Blues .