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Barclay James Harvest - Barclay James Harvest And Other Short Stories (Remastered & Expanded) (1971/2020)

Barclay James Harvest - Barclay James Harvest And Other Short Stories (Remastered & Expanded) (1971/2020)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 788 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 319 Mb | 02:19:13
Progressive Rock | Label: Cherry Red Records, Esoteric Recordings

Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered, re-mixed and expanded 3 disc clamshell box edition of the classic album, “Barclay James Harvest and Other Short Stories”. Recorded and released in 1971, the album was the third by BJH and was recorded at Abbey Road studios and was co-produced by the band and ex-Pretty Things member Wally Allen. Widely regarded (along with “Once Again”) as one of the band’s early masterpieces, “…Other Short Stories” featured such classic tracks as ‘Medicine Man’, ‘Ursula (The Swansea Song)’, ‘The Poet’ and the epic ‘After the Day’. The album was critically acclaimed upon its release by Harvest Records and was also issued by Sire Records in the United States with some remixed versions of tracks. The album also featured the Barclay James Harvest symphony orchestra conducted by Martyn Ford and arrangements by Toni Cooke and Martyn Ford.

James Cotton - The Best Of The Verve Years (1995) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 23, 2020
James Cotton - The Best Of The Verve Years (1995) [Re-Up]

James Cotton - The Best Of The Verve Years (1995)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 497 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 213 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Blues | Label: Verve/PolyGram | # 314 527 371-2 | Time: 01:16:21

Taken from the high-energy harpist's first three albums for Verve following his split from Muddy Waters (including the entirety of his fine eponymous 1967 debut), this 20-track anthology is a fine spot to begin any serious Cotton collection. In those days, Cotton was into soul as well as blues – witness his raucous versions of "Knock on Wood" and "Turn on Your Lovelight," backed by a large horn complement. Compiler Dick Shurman has chose judiciously from his uneven pair of Verve follow-ups, making for a very consistent compilation.

VA - Milestones Of Legends: Delta Blues Vol. 01-Vol. 10 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at April 7, 2017
VA - Milestones Of Legends: Delta Blues Vol. 01-Vol. 10 (2017)

VA - Milestones Of Legends: Delta Blues Vol. 01-Vol. 10 (2017)
Acoustic Delta Blues | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 11:28:25 | 1.55 GB
Label: Documents | Release Year: 2017

10CD set of the greatest innovators of the Delta Blues - 25 artists across 224 tracks. Featuring Charlie Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Bukka White, Big JoeWilliams, Lead Belly, Skip James, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie Johnson and Muddy Waters.
Etta James - Rocks The House (1963) Expanded Remastered Reissue 1992 [Re-Up]

Etta James - Rocks The House (1963) Expanded Remastered Reissue 1992
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 260 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109Mb | Scans included
Soul, Blues, Rhythm & Blues | Label: MCA/Chess Records | # CHD-9184 | 00:42:06

Simply one of the greatest live blues albums ever captured on tape. Cut in 1963 at the New Era Club in Nashville, the set finds Etta James in stellar shape as she forcefully delivers her own "Something's Got a Hold on Me" and "Seven Day Fool" interspersed with a diet of sizzling covers ("What'd I Say," "Sweet Little Angel," "Money," "Ooh Poo Pah Doo"). The CD incarnation adds three more great titles, including an impassioned reprise of her "All I Could Do Was Cry." Guitarist David T. Walker is outstanding whenever he solos.

James Booker - The Lost Paramount Tapes (1995)  Music

Posted by Designol at Aug. 29, 2021
James Booker - The Lost Paramount Tapes (1995)

James Booker - The Lost Paramount Tapes (1995)
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 278 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 112 Mb | Scans included
Label: DJM Records | # DJM-CD 10010 | Time: 00:45:04
New Orleans Blues, Boogie-Woogie, Rhythm & Blues, Jazz-Blues

This is a disc made by one of the best piano players to come out of New Orleans, James Booker, playing with an all-star band of New Orleans musicians, most of whom Booker befriended during his days with Dr. John. The music sparkles, all the more amazing because it was recorded live in the L.A. area with no overdubs in 1973, and is just being released in 1995 because it was lost for 20 years. This disc hits a groove and does not quit, shifting from straight-ahead blues to an R&B beat, drifting into some complex Caribbean rhythms, moving off into some jazz riffs, but all the time maintaining the original blues feel it started with. All the players get to shine, but it is definitely James Booker's disc.
VA - ABC Of The Blues: The Ultimate Collection From The Delta To The Big Cities (2010) {Vol. 17-20, 52CD Box Set} * RE-UP *

VA - ABC Of The Blues: The Ultimate Collection From The Delta To The Big Cities (2010) {Vol. 17-20, 52CD Box Set}
4CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 780 Mb (156+182+182+260 Mb)
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues, R&B | Stereo/Mono | M.A.T. Music and Theme Licensing Ltd. #233168

This 52-disc (no, that is not a typo) comp, ABC of the Blues: The Ultimate Collection from the Delta to the Big Cities, may just indeed live up to its name. There are 98 artists represented , performing 1,040 tracks. The music begins at the beginning (though the set is not sequenced chronologically) with Charlie Patton, Son House, and Robert Johnson, and moves all the way through the vintage Chicago years of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, with stops along the way in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, New York, and all points in between. Certainly, some of these artists are considered more rhythm & blues than purely blues artists: the inclusion of music by Johnny Otis, Wynonie Harris, Bo Diddley, and others makes that clear…

James Bay - Electric Light (2018)  Music

Posted by Domestos at July 28, 2018
James Bay - Electric Light (2018)

James Bay - Electric Light (2018)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 326.81 Mb | 55:10 | Cover+booklet.pdf
Indie Rock, Pop Rock | Country: UK | Label: Republic - B0028082-02

While writing his second album, UK singer/songwriter James Bay adopted a David Bowie quote as his mission statement: “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” Secretly hunkered down in a basement studio when he was supposed to be on a six-month break, Bay felt free to experiment. He reemerged with a questing set of songs that crosses into simmering funk-rock, taut alt-pop, and folky electro-R&B from Bon Iver’s neck of the woods. The risk in diverting from the Americana-tinged pop-rock of his GRAMMY®-nominated debut, Chaos and the Calm, is mitigated by unshakable melodies and Bay’s versatile voice, which continues to crackle with the joy and pain of love. Mission accomplished.
Barclay James Harvest - XII (Deluxe Remastered & Expanded Edition) (1978/2017)

Barclay James Harvest - XII (Deluxe Remastered & Expanded Edition) (1978/2017)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 705 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 295 Mb | 02:08:55
Progressive Rock | Label: Cherry Red Records, Esoteric Recordings

Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic gold selling 1978 album by Barclay James Harvest,"XII". Originally released in September 1978, the album was another big selling release for the band achieving Silver disc status in the UK and Gold in Germany. The album followed in the wake of “Gone to Earth” and saw BJH consolidate the success they had found in Germany and Europe.

James - Live In Extraordinary Times (2020)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Dec. 18, 2020
James - Live In Extraordinary Times (2020)

James - Live In Extraordinary Times (2020)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 749 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 277 Mb | 02:00:50
Indie Rock | Label: Nothing But Love Music

“As requested by many lovers of the band – a live DVD and album to capture the spirit of the gigs of the last few years. Hopefully this will help us through the long nights of lockdown – reliving these gatherings of intimacy and passion. Thank you for coming along for the ride in the crazy world of James.” – Tim

James - All The Colours Of You (2021)  Music

Posted by delpotro at June 9, 2021
James - All The Colours Of You (2021)

James - All The Colours Of You (2021)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 311 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 131 Mb | 00:49:11
Indie Pop | Label: Virgin Music Label & Artist Services

James will release their 16th studio album All The Colours Of You via Missing Piece Records. The new full-length was produced by Grammy award-winning Jacknife Lee (Taylor Swift, U2, REM, Snow Patrol, The Killers), who brought a fresh approach to James' sound and captured the band in all their glory. All The Colours of You features the most arena-ready tracks of James' 38-year career, the sound of one of Britain’s best bands, deconstructed and reassembled by one of the world’s most renowned producers.