R&B

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

Michael Jackson & Jackson 5 – Dear Michael: The Motown Collection (2011) {Japanese Box Set, Mini LP, SHM-CD, 12CD}

Michael Jackson & Jackson 5 - Dear Michael: The Motown Collection (2011) {Japanese Box Set, Mini LP, SHM-CD, 12CD}

Michael Jackson & Jackson 5 – Dear Michael: The Motown Collection (2011)
{Japanese Box Set, Mini LP, SHM-CD, 12CD}

EAC Rip | 12xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 7.01 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal | Japan | Cat#: UICY-75070~81 | Genre: R&B

Japanese original deluxe box set release from The Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson including 12 albums, featuring cardboard sleeve jacket faithfully replicate the original US LP designs and the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD players). Comes with an original tote bag and label cards that replicate the original US LP designs. Comes with lyrics and descriptions.Read More

VA – Motown Classics – Gold (2005)

A - Motown Classics - Gold (2005)

A – Motown Classics – Gold (2005)
XLD Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.16 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal / Motown | Ukraine | Cat#: 0602498632260 | Genre: R&B

One of the most dominating forces in the history of popular music, the Motown imprint was more than a label, it was a juggernaut of soul music, a machine so finely honed and working with such efficiency that it wasn’t uncommon for several chart topping hits to be recorded in one session.Read More

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