Tag Archive: Traffic

Traffic – John Barleycorn Must Die (1970) {2010, Japanese SHM-SACD, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die (1970) {2010, Japanese SHM-SACD, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Traffic – John Barleycorn Must Die (1970) {2010, Japanese SHM-SACD, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.38 GB (ISO) + 687 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal | Japan | Cat#: UIGY-9049 | Genre: Progressive Rock

At only 22 years old, Steve Winwood sat down in early 1970 to fulfill a contractual commitment by making his first solo album, on which he intended to play all the instruments himself. The record got as far as one backing track produced by Guy Stevens, “Stranger to Himself,” before Winwood called his erstwhile partner from Traffic, Jim Capaldi, in to help out.Read More

Traffic – Discography (1967 – 2005)

Traffic - Discography (1967 - 2005)

Traffic – Discography (1967 – 2005)
EAC Rip | 18xCD | FLAC/APE Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 5.92 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUMS | COMPILATION
Label: Various | Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock

Though it ultimately must be considered an interim vehicle for singer/songwriter/keyboardist/guitarist Steve Winwood, Traffic was a successful group that followed its own individual course through the rock music scene of the late ’60s and early ’70s. Beginning in the psychedelic year of 1967 and influenced by the Beatles, the band turned out eclectic pop singles in its native Great Britain, though by the end of its first year of existence it had developed a pop/rock hybrid tied to its unusual instrumentation: At a time when electric guitars ruled rock, Traffic emphasized Winwood’s organ and the reed instruments played by Chris Wood, especially flute.Read More