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VA – Man Of The World: Reflections On Peter Green (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

VA - Man Of The World: Reflections On Peter Green (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

VA – Man Of The World: Reflections On Peter Green (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 480 MB (CD-Layer) + 3.20 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.47 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 011 | Genre: Blues Rock

Peter Green is the founder of Fleetwood Mac and his songs have been recorded, covered, and re-interpreted for the past 40 years. As BB King has said, “Peter Green is the only man who ever made me sweat.” Artists such as Ian Anderson, Rory Gallagher, Savoy Brown, Harvey Mandel and others share their interpretations of some of Peter’s greatest songs (Oh Well, Black Magic Women, Albatross, Supernatural and more), making this 15 song collection a must have.Read More

John Lee Hooker – Boogie Chillen’ (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen' (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Lee Hooker – Boogie Chillen’ (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 175 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.34 GB (SACD ISO) + 614 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 005 | Genre: Blues

Remastered for SACD this collection by the king of theboogie himself, John Lee Hooker, is a must for any bluesfan. Features 20 tracks including the first release ‘Boogie Chillun’ in 1948 as well as many other hits up until 1954.Read More

John Mayall & Friends – Along For The Ride (2001) {2003, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Mayall & Friends - Along For The Ride (2001) {2003, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Mayall & Friends – Along For The Ride (2001) {2003, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 462 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.58 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.22 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 016 | Genre: Blues Rock

By the time this was released in 2001, John Mayall was more known for the people who played in his seminal British band, the Bluesbreakers rather than his own accomplishments. The success of 1999’s Padlock on the Blues afforded Mayall the opportunity to fulfill his dreams and gather an all-star lineup of blues and rock luminaries.Read More

Los Lobos – By The Light Of The Moon (1987) {2012, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Los Lobos - By The Light Of The Moon (1987) {2012, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Los Lobos – By The Light Of The Moon (1987) {2012, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.63 GB (ISO) + 810 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2064 | Genre: Latin Rock

On How Will the Wolf Survive?, Los Lobos seemed to be feeling out the boundaries of how much they could say about the hard realities of life within the framework of good-time R&B-flavored rock & roll, and on their next album, 1987’s By the Light of the Moon, the group gently shifted their focus to favor their more contemplative side.Read More

Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul (1969) {2002, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul (1969) {2002, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul (1969) {2002, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 284 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.84 GB (SACD ISO) + 917 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2005 | Genre: Soul, R&B

Released at the tail end of the ’60s, Hot Buttered Soul set the precedent for how soul would evolve in the early ’70s, simultaneously establishing Isaac Hayes and the Bar-Kays as major forces within black music. Though not quite as definitive as Black Moses or as well-known as Shaft, Hot Buttered Soul remains an undeniably seminal record; it stretched its songs far beyond the traditional three-to-four-minute industry norm, featured long instrumental stretches where the Bar-Kays stole the spotlight, and it introduced a new, iconic persona for soul with Hayes’ tough yet sensual image.Read More

Buddy Rich – The Greatest Drummer That Ever Lived (1977) {2002, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Buddy Rich - The Greatest Drummer That Ever Lived (1977) {2002, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Buddy Rich – The Greatest Drummer That Ever Lived (1977)
{2002, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 249 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.20 GB (SACD ISO) + 583 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 003 | Genre: Big Band, Jazz

Although the title of this reissue is not necessarily accurate (Buddy Rich’s 1966 big band was a stronger unit), this is a high-quality jazz album. Rich surprisingly does not solo much (just on Chick Corea’s “Fiesta”) but the material is strong, the arrangements (by Mike Abene, Frank Perowsky, Tom Boros, Barry Keiner and Barry Mintzer) are colorful, and the soloists are excellent.Read More

Los Lobos – This Time (1999) {2004, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Los Lobos - This Time (1999) {2004, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Los Lobos – This Time (1999) {2004, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 250 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.55 GB (SACD ISO) + 792 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2024 | Genre: Latin Rock

Given all the extracurricular projects members of Los Lobos pursued during the three years separating Colossal Head and its followup, it’s not surprising that they’ve decided to show off what they’ve learned on This Time, resulting in a record that vacillates between songcraft and sonic sculptures. It could be said that Kiko and Colassal Head were like this as well, but the difference is that This Time has the structure of a straight-ahead rock & roll record, clocking in at 38 minutes with 11 short tracks.Read More

Los Lobos – Good Morning Aztlán (2002) {2003, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Los Lobos - Good Morning Aztlán (2002) {2003, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Los Lobos – Good Morning Aztlán (2002) {2003, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 578 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.93 GB (SACD ISO) + 981 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2022 | Genre: Latin Rock

Great rock & roll bands aren’t supposed to be as modest as Los Lobos, an unlikely band comprised of five world-class musicians who write, sing, and play brilliantly, have been doing it for close to 30 years — and don’t appear to feel compelled to make a big show of it. Lack of flash should never be confused with a lack of creativity, of course, and their best album, 1992’s Kiko, showed they could bend traditional structures and play with the possibilities of the studio as well as any hipsters half their age. Read More

The Searchers – The Collection (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Searchers - The Collection (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Searchers – The Collection (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 392 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.77 GB (SACD ISO) + 946 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 018 | Genre: Pop Rock

Although at 17 tracks totaling a mere 41 minutes, there is enough room to almost double the material, this is a well-chosen selection of Pye-era (1963-’66) music from the British Invasion band many ranked just behind the Beatles for melodic invention. Sure, there are plenty of Searchers’ compilations on the market with more songs at a cheaper price, but there aren’t any that sound this spectacular. The Audio Fidelity label is known for the pristine care they take sonically on their reissues and this is a perfect example of how the extra time, money and effort in mastering makes an enormous difference.Read More

Deep Purple – Live On The BBC (2004) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Deep Purple - Live On The BBC (2004) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Deep Purple – Live On The BBC (2004) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 507 MB (CD-Layer) + 3.61 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.74 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 017 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Recorded by the BBC on March 9, 1972, this previously difficult to find live show captures the classic Mark ll version of Deep Purple in all their incendiary power. This performance — basically the entirety of the then just released Machine Head minus “Pictures of Home” — is easily as good, and at times better than, Made in Japan, recorded five months later. The band apparently felt the Japan tapes were of inferior quality, and initially did not want them released, which makes this arguably the most potent document of the group’s live show from that year. Although this SACD hybrid adds studio versions of “Hush” and “River Deep Mountain High” from the Mark l edition to flesh out the playing time, one of the live tracks, their version of Little Richard’s “Lucille,” is only available on the SACD layer.Read More

Ritchie Valens – Greatest Hits (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Ritchie Valens - Greatest Hits (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Ritchie Valens – Greatest Hits (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 144 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.57 GB (SACD ISO) + 442 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 008 | Genre: Rock & Roll

Ritchie Valens was only 17 when he died in 1959. His musical legacy rests on about an album-and-a-half of completed studio material, a poorly recorded high school concert, and a handful of demos and rehearsal tapes, all of which present a problem for collections of this sort. If you include a full disc’s worth of music, you need to dip into unfinished or badly recorded material, which is a quality issue.Read More

Various Artists – Those Were The Days Vol.1 & Vol.2 (2015) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Various Artists - Those Were The Days Vol.1 & Vol.2 (2015) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Various Artists – Those Were The Days Vol.1 & Vol.2 (2015) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
PS3 SACD Rip | 2xSACD | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.78 GB (FLAC) + 1.51 GB (ISO) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Original Gold / WorldStar Music | Cat#: WMSA-7130 / WMSA-7135 | Genre: Rock & Roll, Pop Rock,
Oldies

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Grand Funk – 2 Albums (1974) {2017, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Grand Funk - 2 Albums (1974) {2017, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Grand Funk – 2 Albums (1974) {2017, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | 2xSACD | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 833 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.97 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.47 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | Austria | Genre: Hard Rock, Blues Rock
 
Shinin’ On (1974) & All the Girls in the World Beware!!! (1974)

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