R&B

Various Artists – Big Deal! Weinberger Funk Library UK 1975-1979 (2016)

Various Artists - Big Deal! Weinberger Funk Library UK 1975-1979 (2016)

Various Artists – Big Deal! Weinberger Funk Library UK 1975-1979 (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 341 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Sonorama Records | Germany | Cat#: Sonorama C-96 | Genre: R&B, Soul

Killer funk compilation full of highlights from the music archives of Josef Weinberger Ltd. In London, pulled from the most famous library albums on labels like JW (Josef Weinberger/Theme Music), IA (impress) or PM (Programme Music). First selection of 16 lost tracks by Toni Campo, Midas Touch, Trevor Bastow, Sidney Dale or Vick Flick, oscillanting between jazz-funk, soul music, proto techno and eastern-tinged disco, with open drum breaks, fat bass lines and plenty of horns/ wah wah/ organs/ vives/ flutes/ electronic effects.Read More

Chaka Khan – Original Album Series (2009) {5CD Box Set}

Chaka Khan - Original Album Series (2009) {5CD Box Set}

Chaka Khan – Original Album Series (2009) {5CD Box Set}
EAC Rip | 5xCD | APE Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.33 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino | EU | Cat#: 8122 79836 0 | Genre: R&B, Adult Contemporary

Part of Warner Bros. UK and Rhino’s Original Album Series collection, this budget-priced set of Yvette Marie Stevens (Chaka Khan) jams features five complete albums, including Chaka (1978), Naughty (1980), What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me (1981), Chaka Khan (1982), and I Feel for You (1984).Read More

Diana Ross – Love & Life: The Very Best Of Diana Ross (2001)

Diana Ross - Love & Life: The Very Best Of Diana Ross (2001)

Diana Ross – Love & Life: The Very Best Of Diana Ross (2001)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 994 MB (CDs) + 471 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: EMI | EU | Cat#: 7243 5 35862 2 5 | Genre: R&B, Adult Contemporary

A splendid 41-song set featuring Diana Ross’ best recordings with the Supremes, along with Motown and post-Motown solo recordings. This is a very comprehensive and thoughtfully chosen package. The selections run the gamut from “Where Did Our Love Go” to “Love Hangover” to “I’m Coming Out” to Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers’ “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” and Michael Jackson’s “Muscles.”Read More

Etta James – The Definitive Collection (2006)

Etta James - The Definitive Collection (2006)

Etta James – The Definitive Collection (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 427 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Geffen / Ume | USA | Cat#: B0004010-02 | Genre: Blues, R&B

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 songsRead More

Various Artists – Funk: The Essential Collection (2009) {3CD Set}

Various Artists - Funk: The Essential Collection (2009) {3CD Set}

Various Artists – Funk: The Essential Collection (2009) {3CD Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.31 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Union Square Music | UK | Cat#: INTROTCD45 | Genre: R&B, Soul, Funk

009 three CD collection. How do you like your Funk, y’all? Streetwise, southern fried or paaarty? You’ll find them all here as this collection of original rare grooves brings you Curtis Mayfield, the Meters, Funkadelic, Bobby Womack and many other true funky legends. Sure to satisfy, this is funky perfection on plastic! Includes informative notes on all songs featured. 60 tracks.Read More

Dinah Washington – The Complete Roulette Dinah Washington Sessions (2004) {5CD, Box Set}

Dinah Washington - The Complete Roulette Dinah Washington Sessions (2004) {5CD, Box Set}

Dinah Washington – The Complete Roulette Dinah Washington Sessions (2004) {5CD, Box Set}
EAC Rip | 5xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.60 GB (CDs) + 641 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mosaic Records | USA | Cat#: MD5-227 | Genre: Vocal Jazz, R&B

During 1944-1958, Dinah Washington recorded jazz, blues, R&B, pop, and even gospel, excelling in each area. In 1959 after she had a major pop hit in “What a Difference a Day Makes,” the quality of her recordings declined as she was mostly backed by large anonymous studio orchestras in an attempt to duplicate that song’s commercial success. The arrangements were often more suitable for a country singer than for Washington, and her own singing seemed exaggerated and overly mannered.Read More

Gloria Gaynor – Greatest Hits (1988)

Gloria Gaynor - Greatest Hits (1988)

Gloria Gaynor – Greatest Hits (1988)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 481 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Polydor | USA | Cat#: 833 433-2 | Genre: Disco, R&B

Greatest Hits is an 11-track collection that features all of Gloria Gaynor’s biggest, including “Never Can Say Goodbye,” “I Will Survive,” “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” “Walk on By,” and “(If You Want It) Do It Yourself,” making it a definitive retrospective. Read More

Jesse Green – Nice And Slow (1976) {2014, Remastered}

Jesse Green - Nice And Slow (1976) {2014, Remastered}

Jesse Green – Nice And Slow (1976) {2014, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 600 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Big Break Records | Made in EC | Cat#: CDBBR 0274 | Genre: Disco, R&B

Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1976 album from the Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician. NICE AND SLOW was Green’s debut solo album and was released on the EMI record label to high acclaim, despite not garnering the commercial success the album deserved.Read More

The Three Degrees – The Best Of The Three Degrees (2000)

The Three Degrees - The Best Of The Three Degrees (2000)

The Three Degrees – The Best Of The Three Degrees (2000)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 432 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Planet Media | Germany | Cat#: PML 1046 | Genre: R&B, Disco

During the long fickle history of popular music, female groups have come and gone in the pop charts. The Supremes, Martha And The Vandellas, The Ronettes, The Crystals and, more recently, Bananarama and The Spice Girls, are some of the names who have achieved world-wide recognition in their time. The Three Degrees are another female act who their own very considerable impression on the international pop charts.Read More

Various Artists – The Late ’50s… The Top 10 Collection (1998) {4CD, Box Set}

Various Artists - The Late '50s... The Top 10 Collection (1998) {4CD, Box Set}

Various Artists – The Late ’50s… The Top 10 Collection (1998) {4CD, Box Set}
EAC Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 955 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Reader’s Digest Music | USA | Cat#: RB7-074 | Genre: Oldies, Rock & Roll, R&B

They were the most popular songs, the songs you danced and romanced to. Here are 75 original hits by the original artists – the Top Ten hits of each year from 1955 to 1959 – from the greatest guys, gals and groups of that unforgettable era.Read More

Various Artists – Hey! That’s My Song (2016)

Various Artists - Hey! That's My Song (2016)

Various Artists – Hey! That’s My Song (2016)
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 788 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Not Now Music | EU | Cat#: NOT3CD232 | Genre: R&B, Rock & Roll, Oldies

Of course you already know these songs – all these songs; but maybe not these versions. It’s as if someone broke into your house while you were out and re-arranged the furniture.Read More