R&B

Marvin Gaye – Gold (2005)

Marvin Gaye - Gold (2005)

Marvin Gaye – Gold (2005)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 827 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal / Motown | Ukraine | Cat#: 0602498632253 | Genre: R&B

Marvin Gaye left behind one of the greatest legacies in American pop music, a fascinating and irresistible string of chart hits and stunning album-long suites that explored the sacred/secular divide in his own soul, and by extension, the philosophical divide in the American psyche, and he did it all with grace, ease, assurance, and style.Read More

Prince – Ultimate (2006)

Prince - Ultimate (2006)

Prince – Ultimate (2006)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.12 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Warner Bros. | USA | Cat#: R2 73381 | Genre: Pop, R&B

Ultimate Prince is a greatest hits album by American recording artist Prince. It was released on August 22, 2006 by Warner Bros. Records. The two-disc set contains a disc of some previously released hits (some in single edit form; only “My Name Is Prince” has not been on a previous hits collection), and another of extended remixes of hits and a B-side, most of which have only been previously released as vinyl 12-inch singles.Read More

Stevie Wonder – 5 Albums (1972-1976) {Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

Stevie Wonder - 5 Albums (1972-1976) {Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

Stevie Wonder – 5 Albums (1972-1976) {Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}
EAC Rip | 5xCD | FLAC/WV Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.03 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Genre: R&B, Pop
 
Music of My Mind (1972), Talking Book (1972), Innervisions (1973), Fulfillingness’ First Finale (1974)
Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
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Big Joe Turner – All The Classic Hits 1938-1952 (2003) {5CDs Box set}

Big Joe Turner - All The Classic Hits 1938-1952 (2003) {5CDs Box set}

Big Joe Turner – All The Classic Hits 1938-1952 (2003) {5CDs Box set}
EAC Rip | 5xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 694 MB (CDs) + 204 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: JSP Records | UK | Cat#: JSP7709 | Genre: R&B, Blues

Classic Hits 1938-52 is a five-disc, 123-track collection of Big Joe Turner’s earliest recording sessions before finding stardom with his mid-’50s R&B sides. While this JSP set isn’t extravagant, it’s a luxury to have Turner’s sides for National, Aladdin, Freedom, MGM, and Imperial remastered and together in one collection.Read More

Various Artists – Chess Rhythm & Roll (1994) {4CDs Box Set}

Various Artists - Chess Rhythm & Roll (1994) {4CDs Box Set}

Various Artists – Chess Rhythm & Roll (1994) {4CDs Box Set}
EAC Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 912 MB (CDs) + 197 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MCA, Chess | USA | Cat#: CHD4-9352 | Genre: Rock & Roll, R&B, Blues

In addition to being one of the world’s premier blues imprints, Chicago-based Chess Records presented some of rock & roll’s earliest participants. Chess Rhythm & Roll (1994) is a five-plus hour celebration of essential proto-rockers cut between 1947 and 1967. The four-CD assemblage is a companion to the Chess Blues (1992) box set and picks up during the label’s formative days when their repertoire was expanding to a greater audience beyond the realm of R&B.Read More

Little Richard – King of Rock and Roll: The Complete Reprise Recordings (2004) {3CD-Set}

Little Richard - King of Rock and Roll: The Complete Reprise Recordings (2004) {3CD-Set}

Little Richard – King of Rock and Roll: The Complete Reprise Recordings (2004) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.24 GB (CDs) + 193 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino Handmade | USA | Cat#: RHM2 7888 | Genre: Rock & Roll, Funk

Little Richard was not the only original rock & roller to attempt a comeback in the late ’60s and early ’70s, but he may have been the one to take the greatest musical risks. Fats Domino merely updated his sound (albeit in a charming fashion), Jerry Lee Lewis refashioned himself as a hardcore country singer, and Chuck Berry pandered with “My Ding-A-Ling,” but Little Richard pushed himself on his three albums for Reprise, all of which were collected — along with his contributions to Quincy Jones’ 1972 Dollar$ soundtrack album, non-LP singles, session outtakes, and a complete unreleasedRead More

The Drifters – Rockin’ & Driftin’ The Drifters Box (1996) {3CD-Set}

The Drifters - Rockin' & Driftin' The Drifters Box (1996) {3CD-Set}

The Drifters – Rockin’ & Driftin’ The Drifters Box (1996) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 951 MB (CDs) + 203 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino | USA | Cat#: R2 72417 | Genre: R&B, Doo-Wop, Soul

Vocal groups and styles came and went from the 1950s through the 1980s, but somehow the Drifters evolved and persevered, spanning doo-wop and disco before being relegated exclusively to the oldies touring circuit. Rockin’ & Driftin’ collects highlights from the group’s embryonic Clyde McPhatter-led era (beginning with 1953’s “Money Honey”) into the mid-’70s, when the group still had some standing in the U.K. “On Broadway,” “There Goes My Baby,” “Up on the Roof,” “Under the Boardwalk”–they’re all included in this handsome, thoroughly annotated three-disc box set. Read More

Various Artists – The Funk Box (2000) {4CDs Box Set}

Various Artists - The Funk Box (2000) {4CDs Box Set}

Various Artists – The Funk Box (2000) {4CDs Box Set}
XLD Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.99 GB (CDs) + 461 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Hip-O Records | USA | Cat#: 314 541 789-2 | Genre: R&B, Funk, Soul, Disco

So ya got your doo-wop box, your soul box, your disco box but what about the most influential R&B style of the last 30 years? That’s right, brother, it’s funk-and here are 55 of the baddest grooves from the style’s 1970-1983 heyday, featuring all full-length versions from the best tape sources possible.Read More

Various Artists – Sexy: Romantic Love Songs (2007) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists - Sexy: Romantic Love Songs (2007) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists – Sexy: Romantic Love Songs (2007) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 962 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: IMP Records | Israel | Cat#: 2147 | Genre: Pop, R&B

3CD-Set of exquisite music performed by Demis Roussos, Procol Harum, Kansas, Manhattans, Lou Rawls, Billy Paul, James Brown, Marving Gaye, Platters, Al Green, The Chi Lites, Percy Sledge, Bettie Harris and many more.Read More

Nina Simone – The Complete RCA Albums Collection (2011) {9CDs, Box Set}

Nina Simone - The Complete RCA Albums Collection (2011) {9CDs, Box Set}

Nina Simone – The Complete RCA Albums Collection (2011) {9CDs, Box Set}
EAC Rip | 9xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.98 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: RCA, Sony, Legacy | USA | Cat#: 88697938902 | Genre: Vocal Jazz, R&B

Nina Simone was a singular artist, and she went where she pleased, leaving behind a recorded legacy that is passionate, political, defiant, and delicate by turns, no matter what strain of folk, blues, jazz, or gospel she was dipping into, and she did it all with dignity, grace, and intelligence. This set collects all nine of her albums for RCA Records (released between 1967 and 1974)Read More

Al Jarreau – The Very Best Of: An Excellent Adventure (2009)

Al Jarreau - The Very Best Of: An Excellent Adventure (2009)

Al Jarreau – The Very Best Of: An Excellent Adventure (2009)
EAC Rip | APE Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 461 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino | USA | Cat#: R2 521 468 | Genre: Vocal Jazz, R&B

Vocalist Al Jarreau is one of the most successful singers in history. He has scored hits on Billboard’s Jazz, R&B, Adult Contemporary, and Contemporary Jazz charts. He’s won multiple Grammys and sold millions of records. Rhino has assembled 15 tracks that represent his long career with Warner Brothers and even cross-licensed a couple from Universal’s GRP and Verve imprints.Read More