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Etta James - Queen Of Soul (1964) Expanded Reissue 2012 [Re-Up]

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Etta James - Queen Of Soul (1964) Expanded Reissue 2012 [Re-Up]

Etta James - Queen Of Soul (1964) Expanded Reissue 2012
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 396 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 164 Mb | Scans included
Soul, Blues, R&B | Label: Kent Records | # CDKEND 377 | Time: 00:57:05

This is the third in series of expanded versions of albums by Etta James, one of the greatest and most influential recording artists of our times. The original 10-track album is bolstered with 14 bonus titles recorded between 1962 and 1965. Together they show Etta's many sides, from the punchy soul of Pay Back and Only Time Will Tell to gorgeously orchestrated revivals of jazz standards such as Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be), with a few Nashville-cut country tunes included for good measure. Track selection by Mick Patrick, with notes by Garth Cartwright.

B.B. King & Friends - A Night Of Blistering Blues (2005) Recorded 1987, CD + DVD5 [Re-Up]

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B.B. King & Friends - A Night Of Blistering Blues (2005) Recorded 1987, CD + DVD5 [Re-Up]

B.B. King & Friends - A Night Of Blistering Blues (2005) Recorded 1987
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 345 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 128 Mb | Time: 00:55:58
DVD5 | NTSC | 4:3 (720x480) VBR | AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps or AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | 00:56:11 | ~ 3.1 Gb
Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues, R&B | Label: MPG | # MPG 74080 | Scans ~ 60 Mb

It's an all-star blues extravaganza as legendary guitarist B.B. King brings a whole host of popular performers to the stage for a magical night of music captured live at the Ebony Showcase Theater on April 15, 1987. In addition to such classics as "The Thrill Is Gone" and "In the Midnight Hour", King is joined by such talented contemporaries as Eric Clapton, Etta James, Dr. John, Phil Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert King, Billy Ocean, and Chaka Kahn in performing nine more songs including "Ain't Nobody's Business", "The Sky Is Crying", and "Let the Good Times Roll".

Etta James - Etta James: The Montreux Years (Live) (2021)

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Etta James - Etta James: The Montreux Years (Live) (2021)

Etta James - Etta James: The Montreux Years (Live) (2021)
FLAC tracks | 02:38:43 | 950 Mb
Genre: Jazz, RnB, Soul / Label:

Etta James: The Montreux Years is released as part of a brand new Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG collection series “The Montreux Years”. The collections will uncover legendary performances by the world’s most iconic artists alongside rare and never-before-released recordings from the festival’s rich 55-year history, remastered in superlative audio. Each collection will be accompanied by exclusive liner notes and previously unseen photography.

Etta James - At Last: The Best Of Etta James (2010)

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Etta James - At Last: The Best Of Etta James (2010)

Etta James - At Last: The Best Of Etta James (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 462 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 203 Mb | Scans included
Early R&B, Soul, Blues | Label: Decca | # 5330843 | Time: 01:15:47

In many ways Etta James resembled a female Ray Charles in her unerring ability to tackle (and sometimes combine) all of the strands of American popular music, from rock & roll to R&B, blues, country, gospel, jazz, and pure pop and soul, while still maintaining a distinct feel and sound that was all her own, and she did this throughout a five-decade career that is impressive for its consistency. This 25-track set (mostly drawn from her time with Chess Records) is hardly definitive (it doesn't have classic James' tracks like "Anything to Say You're Mine," "Don't Cry Baby," "Something's Got a Hold on Me," or the girl group pop of "Two Sides (To Every Story)," for instance, or any of her late-career blues tracks), but it does do a good job of spotlighting James' range and versatility by collecting sides like her signature "At Last," the soul-pop masterpieces "Tell Mama" and "I'd Rather Go Blind," and saucy versions of Willie Dixon's "Spoonful" and Randy Newman's "You Can Leave Your Hat On," all of which offer ample proof that James was one of the best singers of her generation – in any style.

Etta James - Rocks The House (1963) Expanded Remastered Reissue 1992 [Re-Up]

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Etta James - Rocks The House (1963) Expanded Remastered Reissue 1992 [Re-Up]

Etta James - Rocks The House (1963) Expanded Remastered Reissue 1992
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 260 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109Mb | Scans included
Soul, Blues, Rhythm & Blues | Label: MCA/Chess Records | # CHD-9184 | 00:42:06

Simply one of the greatest live blues albums ever captured on tape. Cut in 1963 at the New Era Club in Nashville, the set finds Etta James in stellar shape as she forcefully delivers her own "Something's Got a Hold on Me" and "Seven Day Fool" interspersed with a diet of sizzling covers ("What'd I Say," "Sweet Little Angel," "Money," "Ooh Poo Pah Doo"). The CD incarnation adds three more great titles, including an impassioned reprise of her "All I Could Do Was Cry." Guitarist David T. Walker is outstanding whenever he solos.

Miss Etta James - The Complete Modern and Kent Recordings [Recorded 1955-1961] (2005)

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Miss Etta James - The Complete Modern and Kent Recordings [Recorded 1955-1961] (2005)

Miss Etta James - The Complete Modern & Kent Recordings [Recorded 1955-1961] (2005)
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 343 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 256 MB | Covers - 41 MB
Genre: R&B, Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Ace Records (CDCM2 1085)

Ace does it again - of course. These two discs, The Complete Modern and Kent Recordings, contain every side that the young powerhouse Etta James cut for Modern, Crown, and Kent between 1955 and 1961. There are 42 cuts on these two discs, remastered and sequenced painstakingly according to release date. There are no less than seven previously unissued cuts, and two more that have appeared only on Ace compilations. (There's a killer alternate take of "Hey Henry" here that rivals the released version). Fans will have a lot of this material in various places, but this collection puts everything together in one slamming package. The first disc is comprised exclusively of sides recorded for Modern between '55 and '57…

VA - Ultimate... Divas: 4 CDs Of The Greatest Female Voices (2015) [Re-Up]

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VA - Ultimate... Divas: 4 CDs Of The Greatest Female Voices (2015) [Re-Up]

VA - Ultimate… Divas: 4 CDs Of The Greatest Female Voices (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.72 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 615 Mb | Scans ~ 42 Mb
Label: Sony Music | # 88875085812 | Time: 04:28:34
Vocal Pop, Dance Pop, Pop/Rock, R&B, Soul, Vocal Jazz

72 Tracks. Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Toni Braxton, Billie Holiday, Bonnie Tyler, Nina Simone, Britney Spears, Celine Dion, Gladys Knight, Jennifer Rush, Anastacia, Dionne Warwick, Alison Moyet, Etta James, Rita Ora, Bette Midler, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan, Leona Lewis, Pink, Eartha Kitt, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan, Carly Simon, Aaliyah, Delta Goodrem, Labelle, Gossip and more, and many more…

VA - Hoochie Coochie Man: The Chess Story (2012) 2CDs

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VA - Hoochie Coochie Man: The Chess Story (2012) 2CDs

VA - Hoochie Coochie Man: The Chess Story (2012) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 632 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 339 Mb | Scans included | 02:12:02
Chicago Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll, Doo Wop | Label: One Day Music | # DAY2CD157

Leonard and Phil Chess were the innovators behind Chess Records, the Illinois based label that specialised in blues, r'n'b and soul, all genres influential in the early sound of rock n' roll. This 2CD compilation includes 50 original recordings featuring some of the greatest artists of the time. Highlights include songs from John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Bo Diddley, Etta James, Howlin' Wolf and more.

Etta James - The Definitive Collection (2006)

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Etta James - The Definitive Collection (2006)

Etta James - The Definitive Collection (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 427 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb | Scans included
Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Geffen | # B0004010-02 | Time: 01:15:34

Whoa. There are many Etta James collections out there. The standard-bearers thus far have been the Chess Box and the Essential Etta James. This set attempts to do something else and goes deep into her catalog to dig out the gems from her years with Modern, Argo, Cadet, Chess, Warner Brothers, Island, and Private Music/BMG, and presents the full spectrum of her five-decade career. As such, there are many different kinds of songs here revealing the complexity of the vocalist herself, and as such, thus becomes a real portrait of the artist. Juxtapose, for instance, early sides like "The Wallflower Dance (Dance With Me Henry)," with its wild R&B bravado and the deep soul-blues of "All I Could Do Is Cry," the balladry of "The Man I Love," the bone-crushing blues of "The Sky Is Crying," and the torch song ballad technique on "My Dearest Darling," and the despairing soul inherent in songs such as "All the Way Down," and the listener begins to get an idea of just how vast and deep James talent really is. These 23 cuts give a fine and full picture of all that diversity without sacrificing a note of quality.

VA - The Perfect Blues Collection: 25 Original Albums (2011) 25 CD Box Set [Re-Up]

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VA - The Perfect Blues Collection: 25 Original Albums (2011) 25 CD Box Set [Re-Up]

VA - The Perfect Blues Collection: 25 Original Albums (2011) 25 CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 6.3 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 3 Gb | Scans included
Label: Sony Music | # 886977200922 | Time: 18:49:52
Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Jazz-Blues, Gospel, Blues-Rock

25 CD box set. Following the model of The Perfect Jazz Collection, this format comes in a cube lift off lid box, holding 25 original albums by 25 different artists. All original albums are replicated in mini jacket sleeves. This excellent value package, contains albums by legendary performers from the Blues genre ranging from 1951-2003; across some real classic albums, from Stevie Ray Vaughan, Aretha Franklin, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Taj Mahal, Etta James and many others.

Etta James - The Essential Modern Records Collection (2011)

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Etta James - The Essential Modern Records Collection (2011)

Etta James - The Essential Modern Records Collection (2011)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 217 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 115 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Early R&B, Blues | Label: Virgin | # 5099909851924 | Time: 00:38:40

This 15-track compilation focuses on the earliest sessions recorded by Etta James for Modern Records between 1955 and 1957. James was only a teenager when she first recorded for the L.A.-based label. Her youthful exuberance and powerhouse delivery still generate that initial excitement captured on these remastered versions of "The Wallflower (Roll with Me Henry)," "The Pick-Up," "W-O-M-A-N," and "Good Rockin' Daddy." This set is a great introduction to James' early raw recordings; however, it excludes a few tracks from the superior The Best of the Modern Years on Metro Blue.

B.B. King - Blues Summit (1993) [Re-Up]

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B.B. King - Blues Summit (1993) [Re-Up]

B.B. King - Blues Summit (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 396 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 144 Mb | Scans ~ 113 Mb
Modern Electric Blues, Soul Blues | Label: MCA | # MCD 10710 | Time: 01:02:43

This is B.B. King's most delightful recording of the '90s. He duets with other blues greats, including Koko Taylor ("Something You Got"), Buddy Guy ("I Pity the Fool"), Etta James ("There's Something on Your Mind"), Ruth Brown ("You're the Boss"), and his dear friend John Lee Hooker ("You Shook Me"). The peaks come in his guitar shootout with Texas Telecaster slinger Albert Collins on "Call It Stormy Monday" and his high-spirited run-in with Katie Webster, who steals their performance of "Since I Met You Baby" with her saucy asides.

Etta James - Heart Of A Woman (1999)

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Etta James - Heart Of A Woman (1999)

Etta James - Heart Of A Woman (1999)
XLD Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 374 MB | Covers - 161 MB
Genre: Blues, Soul, Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Private Music (01005-82180-2)

Heart of a Woman is a great idea for an album. James chose 12 love songs from her favorite female singers - Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, and Carmen McRae - augmenting the album with a new version of her signature song, "At Last." She has recorded several of these songs before (including Alice Cooper's "Only Women Bleed," which inexplicably became a standard for both her and McRae), but the difference with Heart of a Woman is the context. Here, they're put in a smooth jazz setting, masterminded by James, who has producer credit. No matter how well she sings the songs here - and she still possesses an exceptionally strong voice, robust and filled with passion - the well-scrubbed, glossy surfaces on the record keeps it from being engaging…

Etta James - Tell Mama (1968) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]

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Etta James - Tell Mama (1968) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]

Etta James - Tell Mama (1968) [The Original Chess Masters, 1987]
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 138 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 71 Mb | Scans included
Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Chess | # CHD-9269 | Time: 00:30:10

Leonard Chess dispatched Etta James to Muscle Shoals in 1967, and the move paid off with one of her best and most soul-searing Cadet albums. Produced by Rick Hall, the resultant album boasted a relentlessly driving title cut, the moving soul ballad "I'd Rather Go Blind," and sizzling covers of Otis Redding's "Security" and Jimmy Hughes' "Don't Lose Your Good Thing," and a pair of fine Don Covay copyrights. The skin-tight session aces at Fame Studios really did themselves proud behind Miss Peaches.

VA - First Love (2017) {Newbourne Media/Universal Music Special Markets}

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VA - First Love (2017) {Newbourne Media/Universal Music Special Markets}

VA - First Love (2017) {Newbourne Media/Universal Music Special Markets}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and LOG | scans | 221 mb
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 80 mb
Genre: oldies, soul, R&B, pop rock, jazz pop

First Love is a 2017 compilation CD featuring some of the best oldies from the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's. This was released by the budget label Newbourne Media via Universal Music Special Markets.