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VA - The Tide Story Ruth Christie and Her Strange Exotic Melodies Chapter 1 (2019)

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VA - The Tide Story Ruth Christie and Her Strange Exotic Melodies Chapter 1 (2019)

VA - The Tide Story Ruth Christie and Her Strange Exotic Melodies Chapter 1 (2019)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | 1:06:33 | 149 Mb / 301 Mb
Genre: R&B, Soul / Label: Jasmine Records

First ever appreciation of the Los Angeles based Tide Records. Founded in 1959 TIDE RECORDS and its subsidiary EDIT (Tide spelled backwards), was a small Los Angeles company with a relatively large output but marginal success. Features many new-to-CD tracks by label owner Ruth Christie, showman Pat Rocco, Larry Bright, Alan Knight, Cathy Saunders, Rena Wright and The Honeycombs. Also includes previously unreleased recordings. With guest appearances from Plas on flute and Ernie Freeman on piano. Comprehensive and historic liner notes by Tide Artist Gary Myers.

VA - Cruisin' Doo-Wop (3CD, 2019)

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VA - Cruisin' Doo-Wop (3CD, 2019)

VA - Cruisin' Doo-Wop (3CD, 2019)
FLAC tracks / Mp3 320 kbps | 2:34:48 | 652 Mb / 353 Mb
Genre: Rock, Pop / Label: Not Now Music

Doo-Wop has been hailed as the provider of street corner symphonies, though in the main, the genre was based around simple songs, but delivered in a manner that suggested they reflected the very hopes and lives of those who performed them. And, in many cases, that was nothing but the truth. One heart- felt acapella anthem, heard by the right contact, and any group of kids from the various ghettoes could make it to stardom and living of the highflying kind, albeit, very often for the briefest of moments. It may be true that doo-wop had largely been relegated to the nostalgia heap and that many of its protagonists have been forgotten. But as this compilation so ably proves, the music still remains fascinating and relevant.

VA - Golden Oldies (3CD, 2019)

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VA - Golden Oldies (3CD, 2019)

VA - Golden Oldies (3CD, 2019)
FLAC tracks / Mp3 320 kbps | 2:37:46 | 759 Mb / 366 Mb
Genre: Rock, Pop / Label: Not Now Music

This 3 CD set includes many of favourites of the period covered. The records are from 1944 to 1985 with both original recordings and re-recordings. Favourites include Chain Gang (Sam Cooke); What Do You Want? (Adam Faith) & How D’ Ya Like Your Eggs in the Morning (Dean Martin & Helen O’Connell). The sound quality is very good throughout.

The O'Jays - The O'Jays in Philadelphia (1970) Remastered 2013 [Re-Up]

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The O'Jays - The O'Jays in Philadelphia (1970) Remastered 2013 [Re-Up]

The O'Jays - The O'Jays in Philadelphia (1970) Remastered 2013
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 198 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 70 Mb | Scans ~ 71 Mb
Philly Soul, Pop-Soul, R&B | Label: Big Break | # CDBBR 0229 | Time: 00:30:05

Contrary to what its title suggests, The O'Jays in Philadelphia isn't a live album. Rather, the title of this studio date refers to the beginning of their association with Philly's R&B scene and producers/songwriters Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff. What they didn't know in 1969 was just how long and fruitful that association would end up being. This album wasn't the major hit that Back Stabbers would be, but not for lack of strong material. From "One Night Affair" to "Let Me in Your World," this superb album is quintessential Philly soul. While Eddie Levert's gospel-influenced belting is as gritty as anything that came from Stax Records, the production is as notably sleek. A few years later, Gamble & Huff would produce a longer, heavily syncopated version of "Affair" for Jerry Butler that some soul historians exalt as the first disco single.

Various Artists - Chicago Hit Factory: The Vee-Jay Story 1953-1966 (2014) {10CD Set Charly Records CHARLY 915 B}

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Various Artists - Chicago Hit Factory: The Vee-Jay Story 1953-1966 (2014) {10CD Set Charly Records CHARLY 915 B}

Various Artists - Chicago Hit Factory: The Vee-Jay Story 1953-1966 (2014) {10CD Set Charly Records CHARLY 915 B}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 3.39 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.64 Gb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 59 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1953-66, 2014 Charly Records / Vee-Jay | CHARLY 915 B
Rhythm & Blues / Doo-Wop / Blues / Soul / Gospel / Jazz

Celebrating sixty years since the launch of one of the most successful independent record labels in US Popular music. Received wisdom would have us believe that before Motown, no black-owned record company had made a significant impact on the US mainstream. However, the actuality is something else entirely. Way back in the early 50s, long before Berry Gordy had written his first song, VEE-JAY RECORDS - a black, family owned and run, Chicago-based label - was establishing itself via a steady stream of Blues, R&B, DooWop and Gospel hits.

The Drifters ‎- Let The Boogie-Woogie Roll - Greatest Hits 1953-1958 (1988)

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The Drifters ‎- Let The Boogie-Woogie Roll - Greatest Hits 1953-1958 (1988)

The Drifters ‎- Let The Boogie-Woogie Roll - Greatest Hits 1953-1958 (1988)
FLAC (tracks+.cue,log) | 01:44:52 | 563 Mb
Genre: Soul, Funk, R&B, Doo Wop / Label: Atlantic

The Drifters are an American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group. They were originally formed as a backing group for Clyde McPhatter, formerly the lead tenor of Billy Ward and his Dominoes in 1953.According to Rolling Stone magazine, the Drifters were the least stable of the great vocal groups, as they were low-paid musicians hired by George Treadwell, who owned the Drifters' name from 1955, after McPhatter left. There have been 60 vocalists in the history of the Treadwell Drifters line, including several splinter groups by former Drifters members (not under Treadwell's management). These groups are usually identified with a possessive credit such as "Bill Pinkney's Original Drifters", "Charlie Thomas' Drifters".

VA - 100 Sixties Girl Group Classics (2019)

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VA - 100 Sixties Girl Group Classics (2019)

VA - 100 Sixties Girl Group Classics (2019)
FLAC tracks | 04:03:46 | 1,4 Gb
Genre: Pop, Rock, Soul, Funk / Label:Not Now Music

In the late 1950s and early 1960s the music charts were positively crammed with girl groups of a very different kind. These all consisted of three or four close-harmony singers, usually dressed in matching outfits, with high heels and even higher beehive hairdos. The songs they sang were largely pop rather than R&B or what would come to be called soul. They chronicled the ups and downs of teen romance as it existed in that era. There were jealous boys and jealous girls and rivalry aplenty, not to mention supportive friends and disapproving parents and teachers. Of course, there was also True Love among the 100 songs assembled here.

VA - RCA Groovy Songbirds (2019)

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VA - RCA Groovy Songbirds (2019)

VA - RCA Groovy Songbirds (2019)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | 1:05:15 | 145 Mb / 240 Mb
Genre: Pop / Label: RCA

Enjoy this Compilation with the most successful RCA Groovy Songbirds singers like Ann-Margret, Skeeter Davis, Lesley Miller and many more!

VA - Massive Hits! Sixties (2011) 3CD Set [Re-Up]

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VA - Massive Hits! Sixties (2011) 3CD Set [Re-Up]

VA - Massive Hits! Sixties (2011) 3CD Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.07 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 466 Mb | Scans included | 03:18:53
Rock, Rock & Roll, Psychedelic, AM Pop, Rhythm & Blues | Label: EMI | # 50999 0 94519 2 6

3 CD Set, 75 great tracks. The Animals, The Lovin' Spoonful, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Sly & The Family Stone, Manfred Mann, The Beach Boys, The Hollies, Fleetwood Mac, The Band, Jeff Beck, The Seekers, Elvis Presley, Neil Sedaka, Fats Domino, Cher, Paul Jones, Lulu, Jose Feliciano, Peter And Gordon, Johnny Nash, Bedrocks, P. J. Proby, The Dubliners and more, and more…

VA - Rockabilly: Red Hot & Rare Volume 2 (10CD, 2019)

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VA - Rockabilly: Red Hot & Rare Volume 2 (10CD, 2019)

VA - Rockabilly: Red Hot & Rare Volume 2 (10CD, 2019)
FLAC tracks | 9:00:53 | 2,8 Gb
Genre: Rockabilly, Rock & Roll / Label: Reel to Reel Music UK

10-CD with 250 rockabilly tracks from the 1950s. All original recordings. Featured artists include Jack Cochran, The Jiants, Werly Fairburn, Hank Mizell, Alvis Wayne, Marvin Rainwater, Curtis Gordon, Johnny Carroll, The Recalls, Glen Barber, Sammy Masters, Vern Pullens, Andy Anderson, Hershel Almond, Jack Earls, Mac Curtis, Huelyn Duvall, Eddie Bond, Joe Clay, Vern Pullens, Ron Haydock and many others.

VA - Ghost Riders in the Sky (2019)

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VA - Ghost Riders in the Sky (2019)

VA - Ghost Riders in the Sky (2019)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | 1:17:43 | 172 Mb / 306 Mb
Genre: Pop, R&B / Label: Jasmine Records

'GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY' was a song written by Stan Jones in the late 40s and successfully recorded by Vaughn Monroe, Burl Ives, Peggy Lee and Bing Crosby in 1950, all of whom enjoyed massive hit versions that year. 'Ghost Riders' rapidly became established as a 'standard' and was regularly revived throughout the 50s, by artists like Dean Martin, Frankie Laine, Kay Starr, Jimmie Rodgers, The Brothers Four, Scat Man Crothers, Eddy Arnold, Roger Williams, etc. In 1960 The Ramrods recorded a twangy, Duane Eddy-like instrumental version which became a worldwide hit, inspiring countless similarly-styled covers, from American artists like The Ventures, Lawrence Welk, The Titans and The Original Surfaris, to European groups like The Scorpions (UK), The Spotnicks (Sweden), The Jumping Jewels (Holland), Die Playboys (West Germany), Les Sunlights (France), and many more.

VA - The Best Soul Album In The World… Ever! (3CD, 2019)

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VA - The Best Soul Album In The World… Ever! (3CD, 2019)

VA - The Best Soul Album In The World… Ever! (3CD, 2019)
MP3 320 kbps | 3:24:17 | 479 Mb
Genre: Soul, R&B, Disco, Funk / Label: Spectrum

Absolute classics from Diana Ross & The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Four Tops, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Temptations and Martha Reeves & The Vandellas share the track listing with the smoothest seventies soul grooves from Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Barry White, The Three Degrees, Isaac Hayes, Gladys Knight & The Pips and Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes.

VA - Men Of The Moment (1960s Pop Gems Written by Roger Greenaway & Roger Cook) (2019)

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VA - Men Of The Moment (1960s Pop Gems Written by Roger Greenaway & Roger Cook) (2019)

VA - Men Of The Moment (1960s Pop Gems Written by Roger Greenaway & Roger Cook) (2019)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | 1:20:26 | 181 Mb / 274 Mb
Genre: Rock, Pop / Label:Teensville

Men Of The Moment: 1960s Pop Gems Written By Roger Greenaway & Roger Cook is a hand-selected compilation highlighting rarities and lesser known compositions from the early years of one of England's most celebrated writing teams. Focusing on items recorded between 1964-1969, the disc is comprised almost entirely of items that have never been digitally reissued before! Features artists such as Bobby Shafto, Glen Dale, One And One, Dorian Grayand many more! Contains a 20 page full-colour booklet with liner notes, annotations and striking artwork.

Raw Soul Express - Best Kept Secret (2017)

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Raw Soul Express - Best Kept Secret (2017)

Raw Soul Express - Best Kept Secret (2017)
FLAC tracks / MP3 320 kbps | 42:54 | 99 Mb
Genre: Soul, Funk, Disco, Rock / Label: Athens Of The North

Athens of the north and Symphoncal Records are proud to present the long lost Raw Soul Express LP in a special limited Vinyl only release. Mastered personally from the original tapes with love. If you don't know what this is then you're in the wrong game, the LP also includes the Full previously unreleased version of their rare-groove and surprisingly rare club classic "The Way We Live" in its full intended format. Solid Ballads are what makes the LP for me but there is not a bad track on there, boogie, funk and Rare-groove, blink and it'll be gone.

Frank Zappa - Cucamonga (1963-1964) {Del-Fi Records DFCD 71261 rel 1998}

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Frank Zappa - Cucamonga (1963-1964) {Del-Fi Records DFCD 71261 rel 1998}

Frank Zappa - Cucamonga (1963-1964) {Del-Fi Records DFCD 71261 rel 1998}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 166 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 77 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 55 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1963-64, 1998 Del-Fi Records / Abril Music | DFCD 71261 / 3408002-2
Rock / Experimental Rock / Surf Music / Doo-Wop / Garage Rock / Rock and Roll

CUCAMONGA is a collection of Frank Zappa recordings from the pre-Mothers Of Invention days of the early '60s. Equally enamored of Hubert Sumlin and Edgard Varese, Frank Zappa's musical experimentation in the early '60s was a springboard for his more ambitious latter work. Collaborating with fellow technical iconoclast Paul Buff, Zappa produced and played much of this material at Buff's Pal Recording Studio. At the time, Zappa signed to Bob Keane's Del-Fi Records for a series of singles released under different pseudonyms and with different musicians.