Irish Coffee - Irish Coffee (1971) SP 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Irish Coffee - Irish Coffee (1971) SP 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Irish Coffee - Irish Coffee
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: Guerssen/GUESS072 | Released: 1971 | This Issue: 2010 | Genre: Hard-Progressive

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music
Recently on a buying trip to Brooklyn I scored a bunch of great records, both originals and reissues.

Jenghiz Khan - Well Cut (1970) BE 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Jenghiz Khan - Well Cut (1970) BE 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Jenghiz Khan - Well Cut
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: pHiLmAriE/#001 | Released: 1970 | This Issue: 2011 | Genre: Hard-Progressive

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection
I just noticed that this band had been added to PA and that no one had reviewed this album so far which does not really surprise me.

Laurelie - Laurelie (1970) BE 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Laurelie - Laurelie (1970) BE 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Laurelie ‎- Laurelie
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: pHiLmAriE‎/#002 | Released: 1970 | This Issue: 2011 | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of Prog Rock music
“One of the first Belgian Prog band along with WATERLOO and MAD CURRY & The PEBBLES). Even if there were still many psychedelic treats in their music, the group was a standard Progressive quartet with a flutist…"

Spooky Tooth - Spooky Two (1969) US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Spooky Tooth - Spooky Two (1969) US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Spooky Tooth - Spooky Two
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: A&M Records ‎/ SP-4194 | Released: 1969 | Reissue: 1975 | Genre: Psychedelic-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of rock music
If you claim to have any love for sixties psych and prog its roots, you simply can’t ignore this great second album Spooky Tooth.

ZZ Top - The Best Of (1977) US 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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ZZ Top - The Best Of (1977) US 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

ZZ Top - The Best Of
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: London Records/PS 706 | Released: 1977 | Genre: Southern-Rock

ZZ Top closed out their tenure with London Records in late 1977 with The Best of ZZ Top, a basic but terrific ten-song retrospective of highlights from their first five albums (well, four, actually, since the underwhelming Tejas is ignored).

ZZ Top - Fandango! (1975) US Sterling 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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ZZ Top - Fandango! (1975) US Sterling 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

ZZ Top - Fandango!
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Mastered At Sterling Sound By Bob Ludwig
Label: London Records/PS 656 | Released: 1975 | Genre: Southern-Rock

Blessed with their first full-fledged hit album, ZZ Top followed it up with Fandango!, a record split between a side of live tracks and a side of new studio cuts.

ZZ Top - Tres Hombres (1973) US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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ZZ Top - Tres Hombres (1973) US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Pressed By Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
Label: Warner Bros. Records/BSK 3270 | Released: 1973 | This Issue: 1979 | Genre: Southern-Rock

Tres Hombres is the record that brought ZZ Top their first Top Ten record, making them stars in the process.

The Dubliners - It’s The Dubliners (1969) UK Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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The Dubliners - It’s The Dubliners (1969) UK Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

The Dubliners - It’s The Dubliners
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: Hallmark Records/CHM 615 | Released: 1969 | Genre: Irish-Folk

The Dubliners were instrumental in popularising Irish folk music in Europe, though they did not quite surpass the popularity of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem in the United States.

The Dubliners ‎- The Dubliners Live (1974) IR 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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The Dubliners ‎- The Dubliners Live (1974) IR 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

The Dubliners ‎- The Dubliners Live
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: RAM Records Ireland/RMLP 1006 | Released: 1974 | Genre: Irish-Folk

The Dubliners were an Irish folk band founded in Dublin in 1962. The band started off as The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group, named in honour of its founding member; they subsequently renamed themselves as The Dubliners.

The Dubliners - The Dubliners (1964) Original UK Mono Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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The Dubliners - The Dubliners (1964) Original UK Mono Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

The Dubliners - The Dubliners
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: Transatlantic Records/TRA 116 | Released: 1964 | Genre: Irish-Folk

Important: This is a historical and influential document of why Irish music captivated around the world.
As a curiosity, the vinyl of this LP weighs about 180g (!) It’s a very first edition, you can see it on Transatlantic labels.

Codona - Codona (1979) Original DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Codona - Codona (1979) Original DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Codona - Codona
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: ECM Records/2301 132 | Released: 1979 | Genre: Afro-Fusion

Excellent addition to any fusion music collection
Other than Shakti I have found most other artists listed as Indo / raga jazz fusion don't sound very Indian or raga, rather having the title based on more of a drone that is influenced by such exotica.

Egberto Gismonti ‎- Sol Do Meio Dia (1978) DE 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Egberto Gismonti ‎- Sol Do Meio Dia (1978) DE 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Egberto Gismonti ‎- Sol Do Meio Dia
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: ECM Records/2301 116 | Released: 1978 | Genre: Acoustic-Fusion

Appearing: Ralph Towner, Jan Garbarek & Collin Walcott
Gismonti has been amazingly prolific in making many great albums from early 70's up to mid 90's.

Ralph Towner - Blue Sun (1983) Original DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Ralph Towner - Blue Sun (1983) Original DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Ralph Towner - Blue Sun
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: ECM Records/ECM 1250 | Released: 1983 | Genre: Acoustic-Fusion

Essential: a masterpiece of jazz fusion music
If there were ever any doubts as to Ralph Towner’s consummate abilities, though one would need to travel far to encounter them, they can only have been put to rest with the release of Blue Sun.

Ralph Towner - Diary (1974) Original DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Ralph Towner - Diary (1974) Original DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Ralph Towner - Diary
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: ECM Records/ECM 1032 ST | Released: 1974 | Genre: Acoustic-Fusion

Essential: a masterpiece of jazz fusion music
Released in 1973 prior to the excellent Solstice. Diary is for the most part played solely by Ralph Towner himself and whilst the classical guitar playing is the trademark sound of Towner, the piano and keyboards are much more evident on Diary and by far play the biggest influence to the album.

Ralph Towner ‎- Solo Concert (1980) US 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Ralph Towner ‎- Solo Concert (1980) US 1st Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Ralph Towner ‎- Solo Concert
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz | 900mb
Label: ECM Records/ECM 1173 | Released: 1980 | Genre: Acoustic-Fusion

Essential: a masterpiece of fusion music
Ralph Towner’s Solo Concert holds a special place in my ECM-adoring heart, for it was my introduction to a guitarist whose skills have since become staples of my listening life.