Pop Rock

The Mamas & The Papas – 16 Of Their Greatest Hits (1969) {1986, MCA Records}

The Mamas & The Papas - 16 Of Their Greatest Hits (1969) {1986, MCA Records}

The Mamas & The Papas – 16 Of Their Greatest Hits (1969) {1986, MCA Records}
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Label: MCA Records | Cat#: MCAD-5701 | Genre: Pop Rock

A great overview of the music from this group, one of the founders of the California sound in the late ’60s. This is a good collection of their unforgettable electric folk-pop songs, including “Monday, Monday” and “California Dreamin’.” (Originally released in August 1969 by Dunhill Records, 16 of Their Greatest Hits, it was reissued on CD by MCA Records in 1986.)Read More

Patty Smyth – Greatest Hits – Featuring Scandal (1998)

Patty Smyth - Greatest Hits - Featuring Scandal (1998)

Patty Smyth – Greatest Hits – Featuring Scandal (1998)
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Label: Sony Music | Cat#: CK 65616 | Genre: Pop Rock

When Smyth had her first hit with the band Scandal in 1982 with the peppy kiss-off “Goodbye to You,” MTV was still in its infancy and Alanis Morissette was not long out of diapers. Not exactly the stereotypical groundbreaker, the New York-born Smyth nonetheless helped make the pre-Madonna ’80s safe for women in rock, paving the way for such hit makers as Morissette, Sheryl Crow, and the whole Lilith Fair flock. While this career-spanning retrospective is aRead More

The Pretty Things – Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky: The Complete Pretty Things (2015) {13CDs + 2DVDs, Box Set}

The Pretty Things - Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky: The Complete Pretty Things (2015) {13CDs + 2DVDs, Box Set}

The Pretty Things – Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky: The Complete Pretty Things (2015) {13CDs + 2DVDs, Box Set}
EAC Rip | 13xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @300 dpi, PNG
2xDVD9 | ISO | Video: NTSC 4:3 (720×480) VBR | Audio: LPCM, 2 ch / Dolby AC3, 2ch / Dolby AC3, 6ch
FLAC: 4.27 GB | DVD: 15.1 GB | Scans: 2.70 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Snapper Music | Cat#: SMABX1029 | Genre: Pop Rock

Founded in London in 1963 by singer Phil May and an original Rolling Stone, guitarist Dick Taylor, the Pretty Things took their name from a 1955 Bo Diddley single and covered four of his tunes on their debut LP. The Pretties also supercharged Diddley’s iconic shuffle and tremolo strum into an avenging-R&B mayhem — caught right away on the 1964 45s “Rosalyn” and “Don’t Bring Me Down” — that was the delinquent model for garage rock, punk and glamRead More

Billy Joel – An Innocent Man (1983) [2013, Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (1983) [2013, Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Billy Joel – An Innocent Man (1983) [2013, Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]
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Label: Columbia / Legacy | Lenght: 40:42 | Genre: Pop Rock

Recording The Nylon Curtain exhausted Billy Joel, and even though it had a pair of major hits, it didn’t rival its predecessors in terms of sales. Since he labored so hard at the record, he decided it was time for a break — it was time to record an album just for fun. And that’s how his homage to pre-Beatles pop, An Innocent Man, was conceived: it wasRead More