Various Artists – The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus (2019) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Various Artists - The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus (2019) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Various Artists – The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus (2019) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
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Total Size: 573 MB (CD-Format) + 3.90 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: ABKCO Music & Records | Genre: Classic Rock

The Rolling Stones‘ Rock and Roll Circus is being released as a four-disc deluxe box set which features the event on blu-ray (for the first time). There will also be a 3 LP vinyl version, featuring extra tracks not previously broadcast. Continue reading “Various Artists – The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus (2019) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}”

Neil Young + Stray Gators – Tuscaloosa (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Neil Young + Stray Gators - Tuscaloosa (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Neil Young + Stray Gators – Tuscaloosa (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
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Total Size: 298 MB (CD-Format) + 1.11 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Reprise | Genre: Country Rock

The next chapter of Neil Young’s ongoing archival series will spotlight a concert he played with the Stray Gators at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa on February 5th, 1973. Continue reading “Neil Young + Stray Gators – Tuscaloosa (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}”

Elton John – 17-11-70+ (1971) {2017, Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Elton John - 17-11-70+ (1971) {2017, Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Elton John – 17-11-70+ (1971) {2017, Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
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Total Size: 1.63 GB (Hi-Res) + 467 MB (CD-Format) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mercury / UMC | EU | Cat#: 5728537 | Genre: Pop

The great thing about this early live record is its obscurity — not just that this isn’t one of his better-known records, but that the set list is a fanboy’s dream, heavy on album tracks, covers, and the kinds of song that make Elton John’s early work so individual. It’s not just that there are no hits here, but it’s that these six songs emphasize the spare, hard-rocking bluesy singer/songwriter that may not have written his own words, but always sang them with conviction and melodies that made them seem like his own. Continue reading “Elton John – 17-11-70+ (1971) {2017, Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}”

Morrissey – California Son (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Morrissey - California Son (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Morrissey – California Son (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
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Total Size: 279 MB (CD-Format) + 877 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: BMG Rights Management | Genre: Alternative Rock & Indie

Ever since the Smiths cut Twinkle’s 1965 obscurity “Golden Lights” in 1986, Morrissey has exhibited a knack for curious covers. Usually, he saved other people’s songs for the stage, sometimes sneaking a tune onto a B-side, but he never dedicated himself to covering his favorite tunes until 2019’s California Son. Continue reading “Morrissey – California Son (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}”

Sting – My Songs (2019) {Deluxe, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Sting - My Songs (2019) {Deluxe, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Sting – My Songs (2019) {Deluxe, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
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Total Size: 552 MB (CD-Format) + 941 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: A&M / Interscope Records | Genre: Pop

They’re his songs, so he can do whatever he wants with them. That seems to be the idea behind My Songs, a 2019 collection where Sting decides to revisit 15 of his most famous songs and tweak them for modern audiences. The inspiration behind the project was an updated version of “Brand New Day,” which he reworked at the end of 2018 not only so it’d have a shiny new arrangement for a New Year’s Eve gig Continue reading “Sting – My Songs (2019) {Deluxe, WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}”

The Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones Box Set (1984) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones Box Set (1984) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

The Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones Box Set (1984) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
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Total Size: 9.51 GB (Hi-Res) + 2.81 GB (CD-Format) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Japan JVC Pressed | Cat#: RC-1 | Genre: Rock & Roll, Classic Rock
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Stray Cats – 40 (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Stray Cats - 40 (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Stray Cats – 40 (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
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Total Size: 230 MB (CD-Format) + 852 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mascot Records | Genre: Rockabilly

Stray Cats are no strangers to reunions. They had their first in 1986, when they only had been separated for a few years, and then another one a few years later, finally calling it a day after Choo Choo Hot Fish, a Dave Edmunds production that made few waves in 1992. Released 27 years after that quiet farewell, 40 finds these former young guns staring down their sixties by staying true to the music that was old-fashioned when they took it up the charts in 1981. Continue reading “Stray Cats – 40 (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}”

Kenny Rogers – The Gambler (1978) {1980, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Kenny Rogers - The Gambler (1978) {1980, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Kenny Rogers – The Gambler (1978) {1980, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
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Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Japan JVC Pressed | Cat#: MFSL 1-044 | Genre: Adult Contemporary
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Kenny Rogers took a bit of a chance in releasing this loosly based concept album at the time, but boy, did it pay off! Sales for the album went through the roof, as the title track and “She Believes In Me” became pop crossover hits, with the latter reaching the pop Top 10. Later, “The Gambler” was turned into a string of made-for-television movies. Continue reading “Kenny Rogers – The Gambler (1978) {1980, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}”

Lena Horne – Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Lena Horne - Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Lena Horne – Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981)
{1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

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Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Japan JVC Pressed | Cat#: MFSL 2-094 | Genre: Contemporary Jazz
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The success of Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, which opened at the Nederlander Theater on Broadway on May 12, 1981, and ran 333 performances, until June 30, 1982 (Horne’s 65th birthday) was a cumulative one. Horne had been performing in nightclubs, theaters, and casinos for 40 years, singing many of the same songs she sang at the Nederlander, but somehow the Broadway context and her perseverance combined to make this more than a glorified club act. Horne had the benefit of being an artist who had faced adversity (particularly, the vicissitudes of being an African-American star in Hollywood in the 1940s) and, if not triumphed, at least persisted, so that, as she reached her golden age, her struggles within the entertainment business could be seen as heroic. And, she was still at it, which made her, in the nomenclature of the time, a “survivor.” Continue reading “Lena Horne – Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}”