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Terry Callier - What Color Is Love (1972) [Reissue 2008] (Re-up)

Posted By: gribovar
Terry Callier - What Color Is Love (1972) [Reissue 2008] (Re-up)

Terry Callier - What Color Is Love (1972) [Reissue 2008]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 237 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 95 MB | Covers - 46 MB
Genre: Soul, Smooth Jazz, Folk | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve (0602517829749)

Like the artist himself, the music on this brilliant album defies all categories, embracing Terry Callier's wide range of influences and experiences. Callier's musical kaleidoscope is filled with funk, rock, folk, jazz, and even classical influences. "Dancing Girl" opens the album with Charles Stepney's majestic orchestration. This opus is the album's pinnacle, moving with soft intensity toward soul-stirring crescendos. Songs like "What Color Is Love" and "Ho Tsing Mee (A Song of the Sun)," an elegant antiwar prayer of confusion, somehow avoid clichés or take them to another level. "You Goin' to Miss Your Candyman" was made popular by Urban Species when they sampled it on "Listen" in the early '90s, and not surprisingly, it sounds better in its original form…

VA - Soft & Groovy : 25 Retro Classics in a Relaxing Mood (2020)

Posted By: ciklon5
VA - Soft & Groovy : 25 Retro Classics in a Relaxing Mood (2020)

VA - Soft & Groovy : 25 Retro Classics in a Relaxing Mood (2020)
FLAC tracks | 1:31:31 | 557 Mb
Genre: Easy Listening, Pop, Jazz, Soul / Label: Dockland Music

Above the album worked the Soft & Groovy : 25 Retro Classics in a Relaxing Mood, and his release took place on 2020. The album has got songs with a total duration of more than an hour. A compilation is a compilation of original music.

Paul Carrack - Original Album Collection Volume 2 (2007-2013) {2017, 5CD Box Set}

Posted By: popsakov
Paul Carrack - Original Album Collection Volume 2 (2007-2013) {2017, 5CD Box Set}

Paul Carrack - Original Album Collection Volume 2 (2007-2013) {2017, 5CD Box Set}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 1,62 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 694 Mb
Full Scans | 03:50:00 | RAR 5% Recovery
Blue-Eyed Soul, Pop Rock, Soft Rock | Carrack-UK #PCARCD28SET

After the success of the Vol 1 Box comes Vol 2 of the Classic Album Collection. Spanning from "Old New Borrowed and Blue" to 2013's classic soul themed collection "Rain or Shine" the box comes in a slipcase and contains 5 albums housed in mini LP type sleeves. Paul Carrack, the hugely respected singer-songwriter who is the voice of many of the landmark British pop songs of the past 40 years, released a stunning new album, Soul Shadows, on January 15, 2016. The record sees him at the absolute peak of his powers as a vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Paul Carrack surely deserves the latter-day title of the hardest-working man in showbusiness.

VA - Def Jam Music Group Inc. 10th Year Anniversary (4CD box set) (1995) {Def Jam/Polygram} **[RE-UP]**

Posted By: TestTickles
VA - Def Jam Music Group Inc. 10th Year Anniversary (4CD box set) (1995) {Def Jam/Polygram} **[RE-UP]**

VA - Def Jam Music Group Inc. 10th Year Anniversary (4CD box set) (1995) {Def Jam/Polygram}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 1.94 gb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 864 mb
Genre: hip-hop, rap, R&B, soul

Def Jam Music Group Inc. 10th Year Anniversary is a 4CD box set honoring the premiere hip-hop recording label, highlighting music from its first ten years. This features scans of the complete booklet. This was released through Def Jam via PolyGram.

Johnnie Taylor - Disco 9000 (1998)

Posted By: BlondStyle
Johnnie Taylor - Disco 9000 (1998)

Johnnie Taylor - Disco 9000 (1998)
R&B, Soul/Funk, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (JPEG) | 41:22 | 280,00 Mb
Label: Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (USA) | Cat.# A 28783 | Released: 1998-01-12

Disco 9000's ten tracks mark the sharp transition in Taylor's amazing career, from being a straight soul singer to being a soul-disco singer. While the keyboards and electronic drums are everywhere present and the beats are geared to the dancefloor, there is nothing here that is really inconsistent with Taylor's trademark soul delivery. For example, check the in-the-pocket groove of "Play Something Pretty" or the R&B-reggae fusion in "I Got This Thing for Your Love." Certainly the hard funk on "Your Love Is Rated X" and the title track (written by Taylor) might seem at odds with the smooth soul crooner's ideal, but it's still there, and it rises above the arrangements into the heights of R&B heaven.

Crusaders - Street Life (1979) {MCA 101815}

Posted By: tiburon
Crusaders - Street Life (1979) {MCA 101815}

Crusaders - Street Life (1979) {MCA 101815}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 240MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 97MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Funk, Soul

Although the Crusaders could not have known it at the time, their recording of "Street Life" (which features a memorable vocal by Randy Crawford) was a last hurrah for the 20-year old group. Their recordings of the next few years would decline in interest until the band gradually faded away in the '80s. However this particular set is well worth picking up for the 11-minute title cut and there is good playing by the three original members (Wilton Felder on tenor, soprano and electric bass, keyboardist Joe Sample and drummer Stix Hooper) along with guitarist Barry Finnerty; horn and string sections, plus additional guitarists are utilized on Sample's commercial but listenable arrangements.

Paul Carrack - Original Album Collection Volume 1 (1996-2003) {2016, 5CD Box Set}

Posted By: popsakov
Paul Carrack - Original Album Collection Volume 1 (1996-2003) {2016, 5CD Box Set}

Paul Carrack - Original Album Collection Volume 1 (1996-2003) {2016, 5CD Box Set}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 2,08 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 841 Mb
Full Scans | 04:56:46 | RAR 5% Recovery
Blue-Eyed Soul, Pop Rock, Soft Rock | Carrack-UK #PCARCD27SET1

Five classic Paul Carrack albums in mini LP style wallets housed in a wrap-around slipcase. Great Music - Great Value. Includes the albums Blue Views, Beautiful World, Satisfy My Soul, Still Groovin & It Ain't Over. Paul Carrack, the hugely respected singer-songwriter who is the voice of many of the landmark British pop songs of the past 40 years, released a stunning new album, Soul Shadows, on January 15, 2016. The record sees him at the absolute peak of his powers as a vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Paul Carrack surely deserves the latter-day title of the hardest-working man in showbusiness. Soul Shadows came in the wake of Carrack's latest sojourn as featured vocalist and keyboard player in Eric Clapton's band for his UK and international tour, the result of their longtime friendship and mutual respect. The new album was the follow-up to 2013's warmly-received Rain Or Shine, which maintained Paul's recurring status as a staple of the BBC Radio 2 playlist.

Jazz Crusaders - Break'n Da Rulz! (1998) {Eagle Rock}

Posted By: tiburon
Jazz Crusaders - Break'n Da Rulz! (1998) {Eagle Rock}

Jazz Crusaders - Break'n Da Rulz! (1998) {Eagle Rock}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 416MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 147MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Funk, Soul

What a shame that Wilton Felder and Wayne Henderson didn't have enough confidence in their legendary trombone/sax chemistry to feature it in the forefront more. Instead they relegate themselves (and the jumpy, soulful groove tracks behind them) to supporting roles behind not simply overtly commercial vocals but super-cheesy ones at that. On "Keep That Same Old Feeling," they tarnish a sharp horn tradeoff with pointless female vocals that remind us we're "jamming with the Jazz Crusaders." Henderson himself hurts a hip new arrangement of "(You've Got) Personality" by singing the lead himself, while "Party Joint" wastes a cool, marching brass sound with a repetitive vocal line that sounds like it came from a bad 70s funk record.

Coco Lee - Just No Other Way (1999) {550 Music/Epic} **[RE-UP]**

Posted By: TestTickles
Coco Lee - Just No Other Way (1999) {550 Music/Epic} **[RE-UP]**

Coco Lee - Just No Other Way (1999) {550 Music/Epic}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 316 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 107 mb
Genre: R&B, soul, modern pop, rap

Just No Other Way is the 1999 debut English album by singer Coco Lee. While American in nature, her huge following is in Hong Kong and throughout Asia and this album was her first to appeal to an English speaking audience. This features the singles "Do You Want My Love", "Before I Fall In Love", "Wherever You Go" and a duet with Kelly Price called "Can't Get Over". This was released on 550 Music/Epic and was her only full-English disc.

Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)

Posted By: Designol
Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)

Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 320 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 125 Mb | Scans included | 00:50:40
Electric Blues, Modern Electric Blues, Rhythm & Blues | Label: Fuel | # 302 061 993 2

Curious, isn't it, how some of the greatest guitarists in post-war Blues history all shared the same regal surname? And entirely fitting. Freddie, Albert, and Earl King royally ruled the Blues kingdom with their brilliant innovations and seminal licks. All of them greatly impacted the Rock field as well. Eric Clapton cites Freddie as a major influence, while Stevie Ray Vaughan was an Albert acolyte. Jimi Hendrix did a dynamite version of Earl's 'Let The Good Times Roll.' These three kings of the electric Blues guitar played a mammoth role in defining the sound of post-war Blues guitar. Their influence remains monumental to this day.

Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions (2003)

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Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions (2003)

Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 321 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 124 Mb | Scans ~ 122 Mb
Modern Electric Blues, Louisiana Blues | Label: Telarc | # CD-83573 | 00:54:31

Soulful singer and guitarist Tab Benoit has never made secret his devout allegiance to the Louisiana music tradition. With The Sea Saint Sessions, Benoit, ably assisted by several Crescent City stalwarts, takes his music back to the source, setting up shop at the famed hit factory to cook up a sonic gumbo that successfully recaptures the spontaneity of the classic Sea Saint sound. Benoit's guests conjure up some of the studio's old musical magic as "Big Chief" Monk Boudreaux infuses Mardi Gras Indian spirit into "Monk's Blues," Meter man George Porter Jr. funkifies "Making the Bend," and Cyrille Neville sings on his own "Plareen Man". But it is Benoit's distinctive guitar lines–somehow both supple and hard-edged–and the impeccable elasticity of his regular rhythm section that makes the music work. Most of the material is Benoit's own, although he pays tribute to Louisiana legend Guitar Slim with a take on the classic "Sufferin' Mind" and dips into the Howlin' Wolf songbook for a rendition of "Howlin' for My Darling".

Roy Ayers ‎- Nasté (1995)

Posted By: BlondStyle
Roy Ayers ‎- Nasté (1995)

Roy Ayers ‎- Nasté (1995)
R&B, Soul Juzz, Acid Jazz, Jazz-Pop | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Scans (PNG) | 01:02:54 | 538,21 Mb
Label: Groovetown/BMG Music (EC) | Cat.# 07863 66613-2 | Released: 1995-05-23

Here is a great soulful funky album with Roy Ayers from the mid 90's, and he have a special guest invited to these sessions too, I'm talking of the fantastic James Moody that play some soprano sax, even if Harold Paris Robinson is the mayor sax player on the album, yeah everyone that like soul gonna enjoy this album too a lot, and it is fantastic to hear that Roy Ayers really could make some great music in the 90's too when a lot of 60's and 70's musicians really trap themself in the 90's machinery, yeah listen to this album and you'll understand what I mean with great soul of the 90's. The nasté ending on No More Trouble should be that way so it ain't nothing wrong with the file at all.

Cheryl Lynn - Preppie (1983) [2012, Remastered & Expanded Edition]

Posted By: BlondStyle
Cheryl Lynn - Preppie (1983) [2012, Remastered & Expanded Edition]

Cheryl Lynn - Preppie (1983) [2012, Remastered & Expanded Edition]
R&B, Soul/Funk, Post-Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (PNG) | 01:10:39 | 531,30 Mb
Label: Funkytowngrooves (UK) | Cat.# FTGUK-007 | Released: 2012-09-28 (1983-11-04)

"Preppie" is the 5th studio album by American recording R&B artist Cheryl Lynn, released on November 4, 1983, by Columbia Records. Preppie includes the hit singles "Encore" (#1 R&B hit) and "This Time" (#49 R&B hit). It reached #8 on the R&B albums chart. The album was primarily produced by Lynn herself, with the exception of "Encore," which was produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

Anita Baker - Compositions (1990)

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Anita Baker - Compositions (1990)

Anita Baker - Compositions (1990)
R&B, Soul, Quiet Storm | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (PNG) | 50:36 | 397,69 Mb
Label: Elektra (USA) | Cat.# 9 60922-2 | Released: 1990-06-12

"Compositions" is the 4th album by the American R&B/soul singer Anita Baker. The album peaked at #5 on the US Billboard 200 and was certified platinum in 1990, making it Baker's third platinum selling album. The album also won the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 1991 Grammy Awards. Compositions would be the last album and collaboration between Baker and longtime producer Michael J. Powell.

The 5th Dimension - Individually & Collectively (1972) / Living Together, Growing Together (1973) [2007, Remastered Reissue]

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The 5th Dimension - Individually & Collectively (1972) / Living Together, Growing Together (1973) [2007, Remastered Reissue]

The 5th Dimension - Individually & Collectively (1972) / Living Together, Growing Together (1973)
[2007, Remastered Reissue]

R&B, Pop/Rock, Pop-Soul, AM Pop | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Scans (JPEG) | 01:19:04 | 487,39 Mb
Label: Collectors' Choice Music (USA) | Cat.# CCM-782 | Released: 2007-08-07 (1972/1973)

As the title implies, Individually & Collectively (1972) contains both ensemble as well as solo efforts from the 5th Dimension's Lamonte McLemore, Ron Townson, Billy Davis, Jr., Marilyn McCoo, and Florence LaRue. However, this was certainly not the first time that the combo had ventured away from lush five-part harmonies in favor of spotlighting the members' specific talents.