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Chuck Berry - Have Mercy: His Complete Chess Recordings 1969 To 1974 (2010) {4CD Set Hip-O Select B0013790-02}

Chuck Berry - Have Mercy: His Complete Chess Recordings 1969 To 1974 (2010) {4CD Set Hip-O Select B0013790-02}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.56 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 646 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 60 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1969-74, 2010 Chess / Geffen / Hip-O Select | B0013790-02
Rock & Roll / Blues / Early R&B

Following an unsatisfying three-year stint at Mercury Records, Chuck Berry returned home to Chess in 1969, just like Phil Chess predicted. Heading home didn’t necessarily mean retreating, as the four-disc Have Mercy: His Complete Chess Recordings 1969-1974 illustrates. During his time at Mercury, Chuck followed the kids wherever they went, aligning himself with the psychedelic ‘60s in a way none of his peers did. This shift is immediately apparent on “Tulane,” the very first song he cut upon his return to Chess. An ode to a couple of kids who dealt dope underneath the counter of a novelty shop, “Tulane” puts Chuck on the side of the counterculture, and over the next five years, he never strayed back to the other side of the fence, often singing about getting stoned, dabbling with a wah-wah pedal, rhapsodizing about rock festivals, cheerfully telling smutty jokes.

The Dells - Anthology (1999) [2CD] {Hip-O Records}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Aug. 22, 2015
The Dells - Anthology (1999) [2CD] {Hip-O Records}

The Dells - Anthology (1999) [2CD] {Hip-O Records}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 952 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 341 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 68 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1999 Hip-O Records / Universal | CD MP D3811a
Doo Wop / Chicago Soul / Early R&B / Northern Soul / Pop-Soul

The Dells were one of the few groups that rode the transition from doo wop to smooth soul without missing a beat and without falling off the charts. Just as remarkably, the group did so without declining much in quality, as Hip-O's definitive double-disc Anthology proves. Throughout these 36 tracks, the music changes, from street-corner R&B to string-drenched disco-soul, but in all their incarnations, The Dells always sound wonderful. There are a handful of minor hits missing, but all the big singles – including both the Vee-Jay and Cadet versions of "Oh, What a Nite" and "Stay in My Corner" – are here, assembled chronologically.

Carlos Mena - Hip-Hop Meditations (2004)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Jan. 8, 2017
Carlos Mena - Hip-Hop Meditations (2004)

Carlos Mena - Hip-Hop Meditations (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 348 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 141 mb
Genre: hip-hop, rap

Hip-Hop Meditations is the 2004 album by artist, producer, and DJ Carlos Mena. This was released on Bomb Hip-Hop.

VA - Hip-Hop The Collection (3CD) (2014) {Rhino}  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Jan. 9, 2017
VA - Hip-Hop The Collection (3CD) (2014) {Rhino}

VA - Hip-Hop The Collection (3D) (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | RAR | 1585 mb
Hip-Hop, Rap | Label: Rhino Records - 825646337798

Packaging-wise and title-wise, the Rhino label's Hip Hop: The Collection is as generic as they come, but after that, all complaints are minimal. Get it at the right price, and it doesn't even matter that the theme is mega-broad and that the T.I. hit isn't one everyone knows, because when a collection goes from Afrika Bambaataa's seminal electro-rap "Planet Rock… Don't Stop" to Missy Elliot's "Get Ur Freak On" with barely any filler in the middle, the freak is on and the planet is certainly rocked. The set jumps time periods at will, and yet the sequencing works, so consider it a time capsule or a portable party, because it's both.

VA - Made From Scratch (1996) {Geffen/DGC hip-hop sampler}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 17, 2016
VA - Made From Scratch (1996) {Geffen/DGC hip-hop sampler}

VA - Made From Scratch (1996) {Geffen/DGC hip-hop sampler}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 180 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 79 mb
Genre: hip-hop, rap

Made From Scratch is a 1996 sampler CD released through the hip-hop division of Geffen/DGC Records. It highlights songs by artists that were just released along with artists meant for release but whose deal was scrapped from the company, including The Large Professor of Main Source and the group Madd Head. It is a "sampler" CD so some tracks are just excerpts.
Donovan – Catch The Wind (1965) Hickory Records/LPS 123 – Original US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Donovan – Catch The Wind
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz
Label: Hickory Records/LPS 123 | Release: 1965 | Genre: Country-Folk

Donovan’s folky 1965 recordings for Pye Records (they were released in the U.S. by Hickory Records) bear only a superficial resemblance to the more hip pop material he began issuing a year later when he switched to Epic Records.
Wes Montgomery - Movin': The Compete Verve Recordings 1964-1968 (2011) {5CD Set Hip-O Select-Verve B0015613-02}

Wes Montgomery - Movin': The Compete Verve Recordings 1964-1968 (2011) {5CD Set Hip-O Select-Verve B0015613-02}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.30 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 890 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 2.72 Gb | 5% repair rar
© 1964-68, 2011 Hip-O Select / Verve / Universal | B0015613-02
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Guitar Jazz

All eight of the albums Wes Montgomery issued on Verve in the mid-'60s (including the two he did with organist Jimmy Smith) are on this limited-edition, five-CD box set. With the addition of 20 bonus tracks (none previously unreleased, some of them alternate takes or overdubbed versions) and a 76-page booklet that includes readable reproductions of the original LP sleeves, it's the definitive compilation of his work for the label. By its very size, of course, its appeal might be limited to completists and serious collectors.
Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble - Texas Hurricane (2014) [APO SACD Boxset] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble - Texas Hurricane (2014) [APO SACD Boxset]
PS3 Rip | 6x SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 320:52 mins | Scans included | ~ 9,6 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | ~ 6,4 GB

With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80s. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis Rush and Hubert Sumlin and rock & roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as the stray jazz guitarist like Kenny Burrell, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre. Vaughan bridged the gap between blues and rock like no other artist had since the late '60s. For about seven years, Stevie Ray Vaughan was the leading light in American blues, consistently selling out concerts while his albums regularly went gold. His tragic death in 1990 only emphasized his influence in blues and American rock & roll. This is classic Stevie Ray Vaughan, meticulously remastered from the analog tapes by New York's Sterling Sound. In each set you'll receive Texas Flood, Couldn't Stand the Weather, Soul to Soul, In Step, plus the posthumous classics Family Style and The Sky Is Crying.
Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin: The Motown Solo Albums Vol. 1 (2005)

Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin: The Motown Solo Albums Vol. 1 (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 1.1 GB | Covers Included
Genre: Soul | Label: Hip-O Select | Catalog Number: B0005132-02

This double-CD set is the first of two anthologies to gather the solo work of Temptations co-founder Eddie Kendricks. Included are his early-'70s long-players All by Myself, People…Hold On, Eddie Kendricks, and For You.
The Nice - Elegy (1971) Philips/6303 011 - Original DE Demo Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

The Nice - Elegy
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz / 900mb
Label: Philips/6303 011 | Release: 1971 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection.
Although admittedly a posthumous release, I was very surprised at the rather dismissive tenor of many of the reviews of this album to date. Hopefully this record will be reappraised soon as being a release worthy of anyone's consideration as I feel it does enhance an already rich legacy left behind by this very fine and innovative band. (So what if Charisma wanted to ride the slipstream of the lucrative ELP juggernaut?)