Calvin Richardson - Country Boy (1999) {Japanese Edition}

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Calvin Richardson - Country Boy (1999) {Japanese Edition}

Calvin Richardson - Country Boy (1999) {Japanese Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 392 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 149 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 87 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
R&B, Soul, Neo Soul | Universal Records #MVU-24055

Calvin Richardson made a small impression as part of the short-lived mid-'90s urban group Undercover, whose smooth contemporary soul showed the influence of Jodeci, childhood friends of Richardson. So, it shouldn't come as a great surprise that Country Boy, his 1999 solo debut, also recalls Jodeci (it even features K-Ci on the opening track, "I'll Take Her"). To Richardson's credit, he does show signs of developing his own vocal style, even if the music either is too close to Jodeci for comfort, or a little too generic. That said, there are several very strong songs – inlcuding the single "True Love," which features Chico DeBarge, and the Monifah duet "Close My Eyes" – that keep Country Boy enjoyable, even when it sounds a little samey.

Chris Norman - Don't Knock The Rock (2017)

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Chris Norman - Don't Knock The Rock (2017)

Chris Norman - Don't Knock The Rock (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 376 Mb | Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Pop Rock, Soft Rock | Solo Sound Records #CD147022

Famed for fronting huge 70’s hit band Smokie, Chris Norman has gone on to carve a successful solo career since leaving the band in 1986, when his first single ‘Midnight Lady’ became a massive hit throughout Europe including holding the German No.1 slot for 6 weeks! Now, with over 20 solo albums to his name, he’s back with a brand new collection and sounding better than ever. It is an eclectic mix of new and original recordings that have that his unmistakable sound. The tracks are hallmarks of a true singer-songwriter with timeless melodies and memorable harmonies that soar. The single ‘Crawling Up The Wall’ is an instant classic highlighting Chris’ unique and instantly recognisable voice. Chris Norman was destined for show business after coming from a family with connections reaching back two generations…

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Back My Bullets (1976)

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Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Back My Bullets (1976)

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Back My Bullets (1976)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 231 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 85 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 43 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Southern Rock | MCA Records #MCD 01653 / DMCL 1653

Gimme Back My Bullets is Lynyrd Skynyrd's fourth studio album. It was released on February 2, 1976. It reached # 20 on the U.S. albums chart. The album was certified Gold on 1/20/1981. The album was originally titled Ain't No Dowd About It, in tribute to the producer Tom Dowd, whom the band idolized. It remains the only studio album by the precrash lineup to have not yet reached platinum or higher in the United States. However, it did include the hits "Gimme Back My Bullets", "Searching", "Double Trouble", and "Cry for the Bad Man".

Johnny Cash - Christmas Album (1991) {1996, Reissue}

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Johnny Cash - Christmas Album (1991) {1996, Reissue}

Johnny Cash - Christmas Album (1991) {1996, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + Log + m3u ~ 331 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 131 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Christmas, Country | Noel #NL 969

Christmas Album features Johnny Cash performing a variety of holiday favorites. Featured performances include "Blue Christmas," "Silent Night," "Figgy Pudding," and "Here Was a Man," in addition to nine other songs. Those who appreciate Cash's gritty style of country should find this a pleasant addition to the holiday season.

Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill (1972) {1999, Reissue, Remastered}

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Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill (1972) {1999, Reissue, Remastered}

Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill (1972) {1999, Reissue, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 269 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 99 Mb
Full Scans (PNG, 600 dpi) ~ 240 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Classic Rock, Soft Rock, Jazz Rock, Fusion | MCA Records #MCD-11886

Walter Becker and Donald Fagen were remarkable craftsmen from the start, as Steely Dan's debut, Can't Buy a Thrill, illustrates. Each song is tightly constructed, with interlocking chords and gracefully interwoven melodies, buoyed by clever, cryptic lyrics. All of these are hallmarks of Steely Dan's signature sound, but what is most remarkable about the record is the way it differs from their later albums. Of course, one of the most notable differences is the presence of vocalist David Palmer, a professional blue-eyed soul vocalist who oversings the handful of tracks where he takes the lead. Palmer's very presence signals the one major flaw with the album – in an attempt to appeal to a wide audience…

Van Der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts (1971) {1987, Reissue}

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Van Der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts (1971) {1987, Reissue}

Van Der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts (1971) {1987, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 261 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 123 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Psychedelic Rock, Progressive Rock | Charisma Records #CASCD 1051 / Virgin #0777 7 87549 2 3

Pawn Hearts is the fourth album by English progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator, released in October 1971 on Charisma Records. The original album features just three tracks, including the side-long suite "A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers". The album was not commercially successful in the UK, but reached number one in Italy. The songs for the album were worked out while on tour in 1971, with further development and arranging at manager Tony Stratton-Smith's house in Crowborough, Sussex over a two-month period. The original plan had been to release more material, making up a double album, but Charisma vetoed the idea…

Atomic Rooster - In Hearing Of Atomic Rooster (1971) {1995, Reissue}

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Atomic Rooster - In Hearing Of Atomic Rooster (1971) {1995, Reissue}

Atomic Rooster - In Hearing Of Atomic Rooster (1971) {1995, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 285 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 108 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 45 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Hard Rock | Repertoire Records #REP 4563-WP

In Hearing of is the third album by British rock band Atomic Rooster. Although not included on the album, "The Devil's Answer" single was released just prior to it, becoming the band's highest chart success at number 4 in the UK. This helped push the album to a number 18 UK chart placing, despite the fact that the four musicians pictured on the inside cover never played together. The backing tracks (and some vocals) were recorded by Vincent Crane, John Cann and Paul Hammond, but Cann and Hammond left the group soon after vocalist Pete French was drafted in. The finished album's sound was dominated by Crane and Hammond, with many of Cann's guitar parts either not used or placed lower in the mix.

Special EFX - Deep As The Night (2017)

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Special EFX - Deep As The Night (2017)

Special EFX - Deep As The Night (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 267 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 97 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Smooth Jazz, Fusion | Trippin & Rhythm Records #TNR 91

Seminal contemporary jazz super group Special EFX mark their 35th year of recording and touring in 2017 with the release of Deep As The Night their 21st studio recording and first celebrating their recent partnership with the Trippin ‘N’ Rhythm record label. Formed in 1982 the as the brainchild of the duo of Chieli Minucci and George Jinda, the combination of Chieli’s edgy driving style and George’s sense for temperament and melody struck a perfect balance and the rise of a distinctive new and original sound that incorporated heavy percussive world elements fused with smart, energetic, playful and memorable guitar lines…

Stevie Nicks - Timespace: The Best Of Stevie Nicks (1991)

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Stevie Nicks - Timespace: The Best Of Stevie Nicks (1991)

Stevie Nicks - Timespace: The Best Of Stevie Nicks (1991)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 467 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 159 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 39 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Soft Rock, Pop Rock | EMI Records / Modern Records #CDP 7976232 / CDEMD 1024

With material produced by names such as Jon Bon Jovi, Danny Kortchmar, and Jimmy Iovine, Stevie Nicks' solo work singled her out as a prominent artist outside of her glory days with Fleetwood Mac. With a remarkable 11 Top 40 singles that spawned from only four solo albums, not including 1994's Street Angel, Nicks proved that her sometimes fragile, sometimes pleasingly sharp voice could stand up well without the backing of Lindsay Buckingham's revered guitar work. Timespace groups together her biggest songs and makes for a favorable compilation of her material. Only a few of her charted singles are left off Timespace, like 1982's "After the Glitter Fades" and "Needles and Pins," the other duet with Tom Petty…

Scorpions - La Selection Best Of (2014) {3CD, Box Set}

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Scorpions - La Selection Best Of (2014) {3CD, Box Set}

Scorpions - La Selection Best Of (2014) {3CD, Box Set}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 1,31 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 434 Mb
Scans (JPG, 300 dpi) ~ 13 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Hard Rock | Sony Music #88843096252

Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal. The lineup from 1978–92 was the most successful incarnation of the group, and included singer Klaus Meine (vocals), Rudolf Schenker (rhythm guitar), Matthias Jabs (lead guitar), Francis Buchholz (bass guitar), and Herman Rarebell (drums). The band's only constant member has been Schenker, although Meine has been the lead singer for all of the band's studio albums, and Jabs has been a consistent member since 1979. During the mid-1970s, with guitarist Uli Jon Roth part of the line-up, the music of the Scorpions was defined as hard rock…

Peter Green - Whatcha Gonna Do (1981) {1997, Japan 1st Press}

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Peter Green - Whatcha Gonna Do (1981) {1997, Japan 1st Press}

Peter Green - Whatcha Gonna Do (1981) {1997, Japan 1st Press}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 327 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 126 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Rock, Blues Rock | Creole Records / Nippon Crown Co. / Loudwoof #CRCL-4011

Whatcha Gonna Do? is an album by British blues rock musician Peter Green, who was the founder of Fleetwood Mac and a member from 1967–70. Released in 1981, this was his fourth solo album, the third in his 'middle period' of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and his last for PVK Records. All the tracks on the album were written by Green's brother Mike.

Sarah Brightman - Gala: The Collection (2016) {SHM-CD, Limited Edition, Japan} *PROPER*

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Sarah Brightman - Gala: The Collection (2016) {SHM-CD, Limited Edition, Japan} *PROPER*

Sarah Brightman - Gala: The Collection (2016) {SHM-CD, Limited Edition, Japan}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 475 Mb | Full Scans (JPG, 300 dpi) ~ 41 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Classical Crossover, Vocal Pop | Universal Music #UICY-15556

In commemoration with her concert in Japan in July, Sarah Brightman brought a new greatest hits album exclusively released in Japan. The album includes leading songs in her career such as "Time to Say Goodbye (solo version)," "Nessun Dorma," "Canto Della Terra," "Stranger In Paradise," and "Pie Jesu." Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format. Japanese original release. Tracks 16-18 are bonus tracks.

Krokus - Heart Attack (1988)

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Krokus - Heart Attack (1988)

Krokus - Heart Attack (1988)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 335 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 113 Mb
Scans (PNG, 400 dpi) ~ 44 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Hard Rock, Glam Metal | MCA Records #MCAD-42087

Heart Attack is the tenth studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, and is described by the band as "the last attempt to keep the band together in a deep crisis". As well as being the band's first album on MCA Records, it saw the return of original Krokus founding member Chris von Rohr. The track "Rock 'n' Roll Tonight" was a live hit, and is still played by the band in concerts. Krokus is a hard rock and heavy metal band from Switzerland. They enjoyed great success in North America during the 1980s. Krokus was founded in Solothurn in 1975 by bassist (and original lead vocalist) Chris von Rohr and guitarist Tommy Kiefer. Former TEA vocalist Marc Storace joined the band as frontman in time for their Metal Rendez-vous album in 1979.

Great White - Psycho City (1992)

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Great White - Psycho City (1992)

Great White - Psycho City (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 439 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 148 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 113 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Hard Rock | Capitol Records #CDP 0777 7 98835 2 3

Psycho City is the sixth studio album by the American hard rock band Great White, released in 1992. It was the last studio album produced for Capitol Records, with the exception of the 1993 compilation The Best of Great White: 1986–1992.

VA - Old Grey Whistle Test: Blues (2011)

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VA - Old Grey Whistle Test: Blues (2011)

VA - Old Grey Whistle Test: Blues (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 527 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 208 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Electric Blues, Blues Rock | BBC / Rhino Records #WMTV175

The Old Grey Whistle Test was a music performance television series on BBC 2, and over the years the show has featured an amazing variety of artists, from Gram Parsons to Jethro Tull, including several who fell to the blues side of the pop spectrum. This set collects some of those blues tracks, including songs from R.L. Burnside ("Bad Luck City"), Roy Buchanan ("Sweet Dreams"), and Freddie King ("Going Down"), among others. There's also a track by Elmore James here, "The Sky Is Crying," which is a little confusing, since James never appeared on the program. Apparently the selector here, Bob Harris, wanted to include sides from musicians who should have or could have appeared on the program…