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Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (1991) [2CD] {1995 Ryko Remaster Complete Series}

Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (1991) [2CD] {1995 Ryko Remaster Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 882 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 301 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 237 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1995 Rykodisc / The Zappa Family Trust | RCD 10653/54
Rock / Experimental Rock / Jazz Rock / Art Rock

Official Release #55. This two-CD set is the second of three albums of material Frank Zappa compiled from the 1988 tour. While Broadway the Hard Way (released in 1988) mostly presented the new songs performed during that tour, this set focuses on older songs (Make a Jazz Noise Here would contain mostly instrumental pieces). This is the best band you never heard in your life because the 12-piece group disintegrated after only four months of touring through the U.S. East Coast and Europe. These shows took place during the Jimmy Swaggart scandal, when the televangelist was caught with a prostitute.
CCS (Collective Consciousness Society) - The Best Band In The Land (1973) [Reissue 2001]

CCS (Collective Consciousness Society) - The Best Band In The Land (1973) [Reissue 2001]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 333.54 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 124.32 Mb | Scans | Time: 45:16
Genre: Classic Rock, R&B, Jazz Rock | Label: Repertoire Records | Cat.№: REP 4875

The Best Band in the Land is the third and final studio album of Collective Consciousness Society. It was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, January to May 1973 and released in September that year. It includes covers of songs by The Kinks and Cream amongst others, but unlike their first album it mostly features original compositions. The style continues that of their previous two albums, with heavy rock and blues songs arranged with jazz instruments.
Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard in Your Life (1991) [2CD] {2012 UMe Remaster}

Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard in Your Life (1991) [2CD] {2012 UMe Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (image)+CUE+LOG -> 907 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 301 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 19 Mb
© 2012 UMe / ZFT | ZR 3881
Rock / Experimental Rock

This two-CD set is the second of three albums of material Frank Zappa compiled from the 1988 tour. While Broadway the Hard Way (released in 1988) mostly presented the new songs performed during that tour, this set focuses on older songs (Make a Jazz Noise Here would contain mostly instrumental pieces). This is the best band you never heard in your life because the 12-piece group disintegrated after only four months of touring through the U.S. East Coast and Europe. These shows took place during the Jimmy Swaggart scandal, when the televangelist was caught with a prostitute.
Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (1991) [2CD] {1995 Ryko Remaster}

Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (1991) [2CD] {1995 Ryko Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 417 Mb + 461 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 136 Mb + 153 Mb
Full Artwork @ 400dpi (jpg) -> 52 Mb
© 1995 Rykodisc / The Zappa Family Trust | RCD 10653/54 (European Issue)
Rock / Jazz-Rock / Experimental Rock


Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (1991) [2CD] {1995 Ryko Remaster}

One of three collections from the 1988 world tour, THE BEST BAND YOU NEVER HEARD IN YOUR LIFE is a portrait of one of Zappa's most accomplished bands. Unfortunately, this band self-destructed in mid-tour and never completed their scheduled appearances. … Full DescriptionHence, the title stands for the fans that couldn't see this amazing group live. The vocals of Ike Willis and Mike Keneally, the rhythmic acrobatics of Chad Wakerman, Ed Mann and Scott Thunes, the powerful horn section including the Fowler brothers, keyboardist/vocalist Bobby Martin–it all adds up to one of the most musically agile bands Zappa ever commanded.

There are the usual Zappa favorites on disc one with "Cosmic Debris" and "Zomby Woof." The band also gets to flex its muscles on the instrumentals "Zoot Allures" and "Sofa #1." Disc two captures all the zany behavior that could be preserved on tape as bizarre covers of "Purple Haze" and "Sunshine Of Your Love" start things off. Snippets of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling," "The Godfather Theme" and "Bonanza" escalate into a diatribe by right-wing character Brother A. West and several songs denouncing televangelist Jimmy Swaggart. The finale of "Stairway To Heaven" ties everything back together in grand Zappa style.
Hootie & The Blowfish - The Best Of Hootie & The Blowfish: 1993 Thru 2003 (2004)

Hootie & The Blowfish - The Best Of Hootie & The Blowfish: 1993 Thru 2003 (2004)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 533 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 178 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Alternative Rock, American Trad Rock, Jam Bands | Label: Atlantic/Rhino | # 8122-78083-2 | 01:07:44

Hootie & the Blowfish never were cut out to be superstars. They were meant to be the best band at the local bar. They were ordinary guys, and they played ordinary music, the kind that could be heard in any college town on the East Coast or Midwest during the early '90s when the local bar wasn't having grunge night. It was the ordinariness of the music on their 1994 debut, Cracked Rear View, that connected with millions of American listeners – they sounded like everybody's favorite local band. Once they were superstars, their bubble burst fairly quickly as the 1996 follow-up sold considerably fewer than the debut, and by the end of the decade, they had settled into a reliable routine of turning out modest records and touring steadily, without many people outside of their core fans noticing. Their popularity might have declined, but as the 2004 Atlantic/Rhino compilation The Best of Hootie & the Blowfish (1993 Thru 2003) illustrates, their music changed very little over the course of the decade, nor did the quality of their music decline.
The Steepwater Band - Diamond Days: The Best Of The Steepwater Band 2006-2014 (2014)

The Steepwater Band - Diamond Days: The Best Of The Steepwater Band 2006-2014 (2014)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log
Sun Pedal, SRN1-90005 | ~ 324 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 31 Mb
Blues Rock / Classic Rock

Formed in Chicago back in 1998, The Steepwater Band’s signature sound is a nod to early British blues, combined with a modern, raw and gutsy musical approach. Founding members Jeff Massey (Vocal, Guitar), Tod Bowers (Bass), and Joseph Winters (Drums) have a synergy that comes from years of playing together. In early 2012, the long-time trio was joined by Eric Saylors (Guitar, Backing Vocal) who brought an added depth to the live sound…

Gillan - Trouble: The Best Of Gillan (1991)  Music

Posted by popsakov at June 9, 2017
Gillan - Trouble: The Best Of Gillan (1991)

Gillan - Trouble: The Best Of Gillan (1991)
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 475 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 194 Mb
Scans (PNG, 300 dpi) ~ 82 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Hard Rock, Blues Rock | Virgin VIP #CD VIP 108 / 0777 7 87231 2 7

A separate entity from the Ian Gillan Band and distinct from Ian Gillan the solo artist, Gillan was a band bearing the ex-Deep Purple frontman's name which provided an outlet for his straight-ahead hard rock inclinations (as opposed to the prog rock tendencies of the Ian Gillan Band or Ian Gillan's more polished solo material of the 1990s). Gillan the singer put the band together in 1978, initially recruiting Steve Byrd (guitar), John McCoy (bass), Colin Towns (keyboards, ex-Ian Gillan Band), and Pete Barnacle (drums); this lineup proved short-lived, recording a self-titled Japanese-only album before disintegrating…

The Skatalites - The Best of the Skatalites (2017)  Music

Posted by aasana at May 27, 2017
The Skatalites - The Best of the Skatalites (2017)

The Skatalites, VA - The Best of the Skatalites (2017)
Reggae, Ska, Dub | 1:55:15 | MP3, 320 kbps | 314 MB
Label: Trojan Records

In Jamaica throughout the early half of the 1960’s, the sound of ska prevailed and of all the groups to make their mark during this time, none proved more influential or popular than the Skatalites. Following their creation in the summer of ’64, this powerhouse instrumental combo, featuring the cream of Kingston’s session players dominated the island’s music industry for 18 glorious months.
Memphis Jug Band - American Epic: The Best Of Memphis Jug Band (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Memphis Jug Band - American Epic: The Best Of Memphis Jug Band (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 45:03 minutes | 475 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

The Memphis Jug Band, most active from 1926 into the 1950s, revolved around guitarist, harmonica player and singer Will Shade and featured a wide variety of instrumentation including harmonica, kazoo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, washboard and, of course, jug. They recorded more songs than any pre-war jug band and as a result, were key in developing the jug band tradition and format.
Memphis Jug Band - American Epic: The Best of Memphis Jug Band (2017)

Memphis Jug Band - American Epic: The Best of Memphis Jug Band (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:45:02 | 103 Mb
Blues, Country | Label: Legacy, Columbia, Thrid Man Records

The Memphis Jug Band, most active from 1926 into the 1950s, revolved around guitarist, harmonica player and singer Will Shade and featured a wide variety of instrumentation including harmonica, kazoo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, washboard and, of course, jug. They recorded more songs than any pre-war jug band and as a result, were key in developing the jug band tradition and format.