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Sandie Shaw - The Sandie Shaw Supplement (1968) {1993, Reissue}

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Sandie Shaw - The Sandie Shaw Supplement (1968) {1993, Reissue}

Sandie Shaw - The Sandie Shaw Supplement (1968) {1993, Reissue}
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 352 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 182 Mb
Full Scans | 00:57:16 | RAR 5% Recovery
AM Pop, Ballad | RPM Records #RPM 112

The Sandie Shaw Supplement was a television show hosted by the British singer Sandie Shaw in 1968; and also the name of her fourth original album released in November of that year by Pye Records, and re-issued shortly afterwards on the Marble Arch label. The TV show included Shaw singing the songs from the album. Most of the shows have since been erased by the BBC, after Shaw asked for them to put the film on videotape. Only two episodes (episodes 2 & 3) have survived, after being returned to the BBC from overseas in the early 1990s. Episode 2 was shown on BBC2 shortly after being recovered. The audio tracks to some episodes have survived and pirate versions can sometimes be found on the internet but are generally hard to find.

The Band - Music From Big Pink (1968) {2018, Japanese MQA-CD x UHQCD, Limited Edition, Remastered}

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The Band - Music From Big Pink (1968) {2018, Japanese MQA-CD x UHQCD, Limited Edition, Remastered}

The Band - Music From Big Pink (1968) {2018, Japanese MQA-CD x UHQCD, Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + Log ~ 259 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 109 Mb
Covers Included | 00:42:02 | RAR 5% Recovery
Folk Rock, Roots Rock, Country Rock | Universal Music #UICY-40184

None of the Band's previous work gave much of a clue about how they would sound when they released their first album in July 1968. As it was, Music from Big Pink came as a surprise. At first blush, the group seemed to affect the sound of a loose jam session, alternating emphasis on different instruments, while the lead and harmony vocals passed back and forth as if the singers were making up their blend on the spot. In retrospect, especially as the lyrics sank in, the arrangements seemed far more considered and crafted to support a group of songs that took family, faith, and rural life as their subjects and proceeded to imbue their values with uncertainty.

Hank Crawford - True Blue (1964) & Double Cross (1968) [Reissue 2001]

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Hank Crawford - True Blue (1964) & Double Cross (1968) [Reissue 2001]

Hank Crawford - True Blue (1964) & Double Cross (1968) [Reissue 2001]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 422 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 159 MB | Covers - 19 MB
Genre: Jazz, Soul Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Collectables (COL-CD-6815)

This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out of print Hank Crawford LPs: True Blue and Double Cross, originally issued in 1964 and 1968, respectively. These 18 soul-jazz tracks include "Shake a Plenty," "Skunky Green'," and Martha & the Vandellas' hit "Jimmy Mack." This is an enjoyable reissue, although most listeners would be better served with Heart and Soul: The Hank Crawford Anthology on Rhino.

Spirit - The Family That Plays Together (1968) [Audio Fidelity, Remastered 2017]

Posted By: Designol
Spirit - The Family That Plays Together (1968) [Audio Fidelity, Remastered 2017]

Spirit - The Family That Plays Together (1968)
Mastered by Steve Hoffman and Stephen Marsh, 2017
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 301 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 130 Mb | Scans ~ 123 Mb | 00:56:51
Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog-Rock | Label: Audio Fidelity | # AFZ 260

On this, the second Spirit album, the group put all of the elements together that made them the legendary (and underrated) band that they were. Jazz, rock & roll, and even classical elements combined to create one of the cleanest, most tasteful syntheses of its day. The group had also improved measurably from their fine debut album, especially in the area of vocals. The album's hit single, "I Got a Line on You," boasts especially strong harmonies as well as one of the greatest rock riffs of the period. The first side of this record is a wonderful and seamless suite, and taken in its entirety, one of the greatest sides on Los Angeles rock. The CD reissue also boasts some excellent bonus tracks. "So Little to Say" is one of Jay Ferguson's finest compositions ever, and the jazz-inspired instrumentals such as "Fog" and "Space Chile" showcase pianist John Locke as one of the most inspired and lyrical players in the rock idiom to date. All in all, a classic album and a true landmark.

Spirit - Spirit (1968) [Audio Fidelity, Remastered 2017]

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Spirit - Spirit (1968) [Audio Fidelity, Remastered 2017]

Spirit - Spirit (1968) Mastered by Steve Hoffman, 2017
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 353 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 146 Mb | Scans ~ 120 Mb | 01:03:52
Classic Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog-Rock | Label: Audio Fidelity | # AFZ 520

Spirit's 1968 debut album spent more than six months on the Billboard album charts and received heavy airplay on underground FM radio. Their music was part of the core, essence, and heartbeat of the the hippie, psychedelic, counter culture movement. The album is timeless, as fresh today as when it first appeared. The band could play more styles than almost any other group. On Spirit they unveiled a mélange of rock, jazz, blues, folk-rock, and even a bit of classical and Indian music. The music is experimental. The vocals flow as easily as the instrumentals. Spirit struck a careful balance between disciplined studio chops, jazz improvisation, and driving rock and roll. Guitar prodigy Randy California is a clear standout, but the other band members are superb as well; John Locke's shimmering keyboards, Mark Andes' subsonic wall of bass, and Ed Cassidy's precision drumming. Big credit has to go to lead singer Jay Fergusson, whose phrasing is always just right with a wonderful spontaneous feel. The Marty Paich string arrangements are sublime.

The Savage Rose - In The Plain (1968) {Germany 1st Press}

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The Savage Rose - In The Plain (1968) {Germany 1st Press}

The Savage Rose - In The Plain (1968) {Germany 1st Press}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 252 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 95 Mb
Scans Included | 00:38:11 | RAR 5% Recovery
Psychedelic Rock, Progressive Rock | Polydor #843 186-2

Danish rock group founded in 1967 by Anders Koppel and Thomas Koppel with Annisette Hansen, Jens Rugsted, Flemming Ostermann, Alex Riel and Ilse Maria Koppel as a backing-project for a TV-show. Their debut as an established rock-group was in May 1968 on Plænen in Tivoli, Copenhagen. The Savage Rose became rapidly popular in Denmark, but also to some extent abroad. Their lyrics were inspired by Bob Dylan, and the music was a mixture of classical music and US westcoast psychedelic rock, characterized by vocalist Annisette. In fall 1971 The Savage Rose became reduced to a trio on account of musical disagreements – The Koppel Brothers and Annisette wanted to change the musical style towards soul and gospel. The Savage Rose reorganized as a group in 1973, and recorded Wild Child, - but split up in January 1975.

VA - Revolution - Underground Sounds Of 1968 (Remastered) (2019)

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VA - Revolution - Underground Sounds Of 1968 (Remastered) (2019)

VA - Revolution - Underground Sounds Of 1968 (Remastered) (3CD Box Set) (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log, scans) - 1.1 GB | MP3 CBR 320kbps - 510 MB
03:37:46 | Classic Rock, Prog Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Folk Rock | Label: Esoteric Recordings

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of “Revolution – Underground Sounds of 1968”, a 3CD clamshell boxed set celebrating the so-called “underground” rock music 1968, a year that saw huge changes, both musical and social.

Randy Newman - Original Album Series (1968-1977) [5CD Box Set] (2011)

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Randy Newman - Original Album Series (1968-1977) [5CD Box Set] (2011)

Randy Newman - Original Album Series (1968-1977) [5CD Box Set] (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 794 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 379 MB | Covers - 138 MB
Genre: Rock, Pop Rock, Singer-Songwriter | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Warner Bros. Records (8122797539)

This five disc, U.K.-only box set includes a remarkably solid quintet of full albums from Randy Newman, including his eponymous 1968 debut, 1970's 12 Songs, 1972's Sail Away, 1973's Good Old Boys, and 1977's Little Criminals, the latter of which featured the novelty hit "Short People."
An anomaly among early-'70s singer/songwriters, Randy Newman may have been slightly influenced by Bob Dylan, but his music owed more to New Orleans R&B and traditional pop than folk. Newman developed an idiosyncratic style that alternated between sweeping, cinematic pop and rolling R&B, which were tied together by his nasty sense of humor. Where his peers concentrated on confessional songwriting, Newman drew characters, creating a world filled with misfits, outcasts, charlatans, and con men…

Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968) {1990, Reissue}

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Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968) {1990, Reissue}

Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968) {1990, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 230 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 97 Mb
Full Scans | 00:36:07 | RAR 5% Recovery
Psychedelic Rock, Acid Rock, Hard Rock | ATCO Records #7567-90392-2

With its endless, droning minor-key riff and mumbled vocals, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" is arguably the most notorious song of the acid rock era. According to legend, the group was so stoned when they recorded the track that they could neither pronounce the title "In the Garden of Eden" or end the track, so it rambles on for a full 17 minutes, which to some listeners sounds like eternity. But that's the essence of its appeal – it's the epitome of heavy psychedelic excess, encapsulating the most indulgent tendencies of the era. Iron Butterfly never matched the warped excesses of "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida," either on their debut album of the same name or the rest of their catalog, yet they occasionally made some enjoyable fuzz guitar-driven psychedelia that works as a period piece.

Peter & Gordon - Hot Cold & Custard (Expanded Edition) (1968/2021)

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Peter & Gordon - Hot Cold & Custard (Expanded Edition) (1968/2021)

Peter And Gordon - Hot Cold & Custard (Expanded Edition) (1968/2021)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 301 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 121 MB
00:49:46 | Psychedelic Rock, Folk Rock | Label: Parlophone Records

By 1968, the jig was up for Peter & Gordon. Their final Top 40 hit had been the previous year, trends had passed them by, and in all it was time for them to split. Their final LP, Hot Cold & Custard, did find them plugging into the fey orchestrated psychedelic-tinged British pop of the Sgt. Pepper's era to some degree, somewhat along the lines of what Chad & Jeremy were doing with more ambition on albums like Of Cabbages and Kings. That's evident from the backwards effects on the very first seconds of the very first track, "I Feel Like Going Out." It's also present on several song with a distinctly period British songwriting take that looks at British social life with a wry amusement, like "The Magic Story of the Park Keeper," "Uncle Hartington," and "The Quest for the Holy Grail." But the songs really aren't anything special, though Peter & Gordon bring their customary uplifting harmonies to the occasion; none of them demand a place on a Peter & Gordon best-of, aside perhaps from the nice bittersweet pop-folk-rock of "Greener Days." A few of the tracks don't fit into the somewhat artier-than-usual approach, instead sounding more like late-'60s pop as usual, and these "She Needs Love," "You've Had Better Times," and the aforementioned "Greener Days" are the better songs.

Bobby Callender - Rainbow (1968) [Reissue 2000]

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Bobby Callender - Rainbow (1968) [Reissue 2000]

Bobby Callender - Rainbow (1968) [Reissue 2000]
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 323 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 132 MB | Covers - 11 MB
Genre: Psychedelic/Raga Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Akarma (AK 128)

The original trippy 1968 album by this US mystical poet-songwriter. Mixing Eastern and Western sounds and drawing on influences ranging from raga to baroque this is a dreamy, evocative song cycle embellished with sound effects and instruments as diverse as sitar, tabla, harpsichord and strings. Incense shrouded, tripped out eastern psych bliss!

Van Morrison - 2 Studio Albums (1968-1970)

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Van Morrison - 2 Studio Albums (1968-1970)

Van Morrison - 2 Studio Albums (1968-1970)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 498 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 203 MB | Covers - 240 MB
Genre: Folk Rock, Blue-Eyed Soul, Singer-Songwriter, Pop Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Warner Bros. Records

Van Morrison - Astral Weeks (1968). Astral Weeks is generally considered one of the best albums in pop music history, but for all that renown, it is anything but an archetypal rock & roll album. It it isn't a rock & roll album at all. Van Morrison plays acoustic guitar and sings in his elastic, bluesy, soulful voice, accompanied by crack group of jazz studio players: guitarist Jay Berliner, upright bassist Richard Davis, Modern Jazz Quartet drummer Connie Kay, vibraphonist Warren Smith and soprano saxophonist John Payne (also credited on flute, though that's debatable - some claim an anonymous flutist provided those parts). Producer Lewis Merenstein added chamber orchestrations later and divided the album into halves: "In The Beginning" and "Afterwards" with four tunes under each heading. Morrison's songs are an instinctive, organic mixture of Celtic folk, blues, and jazz…

Lightnin' Hopkins - Free Form Patterns (1968) [Reissue 1993]

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Lightnin' Hopkins - Free Form Patterns (1968) [Reissue 1993]

Lightnin' Hopkins - Free Form Patterns (1968) [Reissue 1993]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 161 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 101 MB | Covers - 3 MB
Genre: Country Blues, Texas Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Collectables Records (COL-CD-0554)

Lightnin' Hopkins originally recorded the ten tracks that make up Free Form Patterns on February 1, 1968, for the International Artists label. Also on that label's roster was the psychedelic group 13th Floor Elevators, which, by 1968, had basically disbanded. For this session, producer Lelan Rogers (Kenny's brother) teamed Hopkins up with Elevators drummer Danny Thomas and bassist Duke Davis. While not as revolutionary as John Lee Hooker's sessions with Canned Heat, Free Form Patterns steers clear of the late-'60s psychedelic trappings that screwed up such similar sessions as Electric Mud. No one tried to bend Hopkins to fit a foreign musical approach on Free Form Patterns; he made the music bend to him.

Graham Bond - 4 Studio Albums (1968-1970) [Reissue 2004-2011]

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Graham Bond - 4 Studio Albums (1968-1970) [Reissue 2004-2011]

Graham Bond - 4 Studio Albums (1968-1970) [Reissue 2004-2011]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 1,19 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 458 MB | Covers - 428 MB
Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Blues Rock, Jazz Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Esoteric Recordings, Sunrise Records, Repertoire Records

Love Is The Law (1968). In 1968 Graham Bond left the Britain after the collapse of the Graham Bond Organisation to record two legendary albums for mercury records in the us. Recorded in Los Angeles, Love Is The Law saw Bond play all instruments on the album (except drums) & featured material that featured jazz influences alongside emerging psychedelic & underground rock influences resulting in a truely unique and highly sought after work, laced with fine musicianship and mystical lyrics. Previously bootlegged on CD with poor quality sound, this Esoteric release of Love Is The Law has been re-mastered from the original master tapes and restores the original artwork with a new essay to make the definitive edition of this classic album…

Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome - Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome (1968)

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Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome - Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome (1968)

Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome - Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome (1968)
Vinyl FLAC (tracks, scans) - 253 MB
33:15 | Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk | Label: Verve

Big bands are not coming back. Let's face it. The old style, rooted in the swing era, is an anachronism. Those bands will hang around only as long as that generation is alive; they are relics, museum pieces-still groovy, but relics nonetheless.
Basie, Herman, James and the few others still carrying on will not survive their own generation. They have no issue; young cats do not generally form swing bands these days. They play Rock and Roll, whether we like it or not.