Dec 29, 2013

Re upload by request: Peter Frampton - Peter Frampton (1994)


EAC | CD Image | APE+CUE+LOG+Front & back covers | 395 mb+3% recovery


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Peter Frampton's biography
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Tracklist:
1. Day In The Sun
 
2. You Can Be Sure
3. It All Comes Down To You
4. You
5. Can't Take That Away
6. Young Island
7. Off The Hook
8. Waiting For Your love
9. So Hard To Believe
10. Out Of The Blue
11. Shelter Through The Night
12. Changing All The Time

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Dec 27, 2013

Chelsea - Chelsea (1970, 2012)

CD Image | FLAC+CUE+Covers | 256 mb+3% recovery

Wikipedia:
Chelsea was an early 1970s band from New York City, best known for being the band of drummer Peter Criss before he joined Kiss. They released one album, the self-titled album Chelsea in 1971 and then collapsed during the recording of their unreleased second album.
In August 1971, the band became Lips (a trio consisting of Criss and his Chelsea bandmates Michael Benvenga and Stan Penridge). By the spring of 1973, Lips was just the duo of Criss and Penridge and eventually disbanded completely.
Their sound has been compared to the Moody Blues and Procol Harum
Tracklist:
1. Rollin' Along
2. Let's Call It A Day
3. Silver Lining
 
4. All American Boy
5. Hard Rock Music
6. Ophelia
7. Long River
8. Grace
9. Polly Von
10. Good Company

Personnel:
Peter Shepley - lead vocals
Mike Brand - guitar
Chris Aridas - guitar
Michael Benvenga - bass, vocals
Peter Criss - drums
with
John Cale - viola
Steve Loeb - piano

Rip by Marios

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Re-upload by request: Breakout (Poland) - NOL [Niezidentyfikowany objekt latajacy] (1976, 2005)




 FLAC TRACKS | Covers | 292 mb+3% recovery

8th album by brilliant Polish ensemble Breakout formed and led by guitarist / vocalist / composer Tadeusz Nalepa. Breakout was formed in 1968 after Nalepa decided to change the name of his previous group Blackout and reformed it under the new name. The group was fronted by vocalist Mira Kubasinska, one of the first great female performers of the Polish Rock scene, and also included on this album keyboardist Bogdan Lewandowski, bassist Zbigniew Wypych and drummer Andrzej Tylec. Nalepa's musical background was deeply rooted in Blues, and much of the group's material was in fact Blues-Rock based, but Prog and Psychedelic influences turned Breakout into one of the most formidable East European groups ever, with a broad range of cross-genre musical activities. Breakout had an immense influence on the Polish, as well as the entire East European music scene, serving as a beacon to generations of musicians living behind the Iron Curtain. In their native country Breakout was often criticized by the Socialist regime for idealizing Western culture and their music was banned from the media during the peak of the "dark age" repressions in the late 1960, which eventually only increased the following the group enjoyed among the young generation. Nalepa, who composed all of the group's music, worked closely with lyricist / poet Bogdan Loebl, who supplied the band with highly intelligent and often controversial lyrics, way above the usual level of Rock lyrics used in Rock at the time. In retrospect this is a timeless classic and any connoisseur of East European Rock / Prog will find it phenomenal. Brilliant stuff!
1. Taki wiatr
2. Słuchaj rytmu
3. W pochodzie codziennośc
4. Biel
5. Chciałabym być słońcem
6. Gdzie mnie wiodą
7. Co to za człowiek
8. Zabierz smutek
Nagranie dodatkowe (bonus track):
9. Na naszej drodze

Tadeusz Nalepa - guitary, śpiew (guitar, vocal)
Mira Kubasińska - śpiew (vocal)
Bogdan Lewandowski - instrumenty klawiszowe (keyboards)
Zbigniew Wypych - guitara basowa (bass guitar)
Andrzej Tylec - perkusja (drums)

 

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Dec 20, 2013

Hudson Ford - Daylight (1977, CD edition 2009)

FLAC TRACKS | Covers | 213 mb+3% recovery


Tracklist:
1. Daylight
2. Out Of Your Shadow
3. Kiss In The Dark
4. Shy Girl
5. Let It Rain
6. Poor Boy (Lead-in)
7. Poor Boy
8. Simple Man
9. Are You Dancing
10. Wicked Lady
11. 95° In The Shade
12. Daylight

Musicians:
Brent Forbes, Dave Marquee - bass
Chris Parren - clavinet, piano
Ken Laws - drums
Ian Bairson, Ray Russell - guitar
Chris Mercer, Martin Drover - horns
Graeme Prescott - violin
John Ford - vocals, bass
Richard Hudson - vocals, guitar, tubular bells, percussion


Original uploader: Thrasher

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Dec 13, 2013

Hudson Ford - Worlds Collide (1975, CD edition 2009)


FLAC TRACKS | Covers | 272 mb+3% recovery


Tracklist:
1. Did Worlds Collide?
2. Mechanics
3. When Love Has Overgrown
4. As Hours Go By
5. Bootleg
6. Jesus Said
7. Day Without Love
8. Petro Rock
9. Mile High City
10. Keep Me Rolling

Musicians:
Richard Hudson - vocals, accoustic guitar
John Ford - vocals, bass
Micky Keene - electric guitar
Chris Parren - all keyboards
Ken Laws - drums, percussion
Johnny Mealing - bass
Dick Morrissey - saxophone
Tom Allom - organ


Original uploader: Thrasher 

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Charge - Charge (1973 / 1994)

EAC | CD Image | FLAC+CUE+LOG+Covers | 225 mb+3% recovery


Tracklist:
1. Glory Boy
2. To My Friends
3. Rock My Soul
4. Child Of Nations
a). Soldiers
b). Battles
c). Child Of Nations


Personnel:
Smiley de Jones - percussion
Ric Grech (Blind Faith, Family, Ginger Baker's Air Force, KGB) - violin, guitar, bass
Ian Green - keyboards
Rosetta Hightower - vocals
Neil Hubbard (Grease Band, Juicy Lucy, Kokomo, Roxy Music) - guitar
Godfrey McLean - drums
Alan Spenner (Grease Band, Kokomo, Roxy Music) - bass
Lee van der Bilt - vocals, percussion
Mike Woods - guitar


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Dec 10, 2013

Hudson Ford - Free Spirit (1974, CD edition 2009)

FLAC TRACKS | Covers | 282 mb+3% recovery


Tracklist:
1. Take A Little Word
2. Free Spirit
3. Mother Mild
4. I Don't Want To Be A Star
5. Silent Star
6. Such A Day
7. How Many Times
8. Floating In The Wind


Musicians:
Richard Hudson - vocals, accoustic guitar
John Ford - vocals, bass
Micky Keene - electric guitar
Chris Parren - all keyboards
Ken Laws - drums, percussion


Original uploader: Thrasher

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Dec 9, 2013

Re-post: We All Together - We All Together (1973)


EAC | CD Image | FLAC+CUE+LOG+Covers | 328 mb+3% recovery

The Peruvian band We All Together, though unknown beyond a core cluster of cultists, was among the prime exponents of Beatlesque pop/rock in the early '70s. Led by singer and frequent composer Carlos Guerrero, who (along with some other members) had been in the Peruvian rock band Laghonia, they released two albums (singing in English) in the first half of the '70s. These were fashioned after the lighter side of the late-'60s Beatles, particularly in the vocal harmonies, melodic tunes and sophisticated arrangements blending keyboards, acoustic guitars and electric guitars in a graceful manner. Although Lennon, McCartney, and for that matter, Harrison's influence, show up in We All Together's work, they had more of an affinity for McCartney's engaging melodicism than for the other members of the Fab Four, to the point of covering some obscure, early McCartney solo tunes. On their second album, they also reached into some British progressive rock riffs, although the Beatle vibe remained dominant. With the exception of Badfinger, they may have been the best band of their time to play in an avowedly Beatlesque style.
Tracklist:
1. Children
2. Young People
3. Carry On Till Tomorrow
4. It's A Sin To Go Away
5. Tomorrow
6. Hey Revolution
7. Walking In The Rain
8. Why
9. Some People Never Know
10. The City Will Be Country
11. Bluebird
12. Symbolic Queen
13. Ozzy
14. Dear Sally

The band:
Carlos Guerrero - vocals, harmonies
Saul Cornejo - guitar, harmonies
Carlos Salom - keyboards
Ernesto Samame - bass
Manuel Cornejo - drums, percussion

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Dec 8, 2013

Cherubin - Our Sunrise (1974)

EAC | CD Image | FLAC+CUE+LOG+Covers | 230 mb+3% recovery

These were amongst the most dismissible mainstream of "progressive" rock bands from Munich, typical of the mid-1970's I suppose, with a light progressive edge, in the German equivalent of the Audience cum Wishbone Ash type of vein. Andy Marx was previously with the similarly easy listening but more folky styled Tanned Leather.
Their debut OUR SUNRISE is only of marginal interest, having some enjoyable moments. We haven't heard the second! Take note of the interesting cast of guests on both of these.

(Crack In The Cosmic Egg)
 Tracklist:
1. Funky Beat
2. East Wind Blowin'
3. Cracy
4. Sunrise
5. Sunday Child
6. The Letter
7. Bikini Panties And White Lipstick
8. One Way Ticket
9. Lost Lession In Time
10. Feel Is Real

Line-up:
Andy Marx - guitars, vocals
Bo Born - keyboards, vocals
Wolf Graf - bass
Pit Trojer - percussion, vocals
Hardy Wilhelm - drums, vocals

Original uploader: yalinc

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Dec 7, 2013

Re-upload by request: Asterix - Asterix (1970)

EAC | CD Image | FLAC+CUE+LOG+Covers | 286 mb+3% recovery

Asterix were a German rock group whose members would later go on to change their name and form the first line-up of Lucifer's Friend. During the band's short-lived time under this name they recorded one album in 1970 and released the single "Everybody". (Wikipedia)
Tracklist:
1. Everybody (Bonus - single A-side)
2. If A Could Fly (Bonus - single B-side)
3. Look Out
4. Gone From My Life
5. Broken Home
6. Time Again
7. Jump Into My Action
8. Open Up Your Mind
9. Corner Street Girl
10. Change In You
11. Morning At My Dawn

Musicians:
George Monroe (Georg Mavros) - lead vocals on tracks 1 & 2
John Lawton - lead vocals on tracks 3-11
Tony Cavanna - lead vocals on tracks 3-11
Peter Hesslein - guitars, vocals
Dieter Horns - bass, vocals
Peter Hecht - organ, piano, keyboards
Joachim "Addi" Reitenbach - drums, percussion

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Dec 6, 2013

Hudson Ford - Nickelodeon (1973, CD edition 2009)

FLAC TRACKS | Covers | 250 mb+3% recovery

Artist Biography by Paul Collins:
Though best known for their membership in The Strawbs, the rhythm section of John Ford (bass) and Richard Husdon (drums) worked together both before and after their '70 -'73 stint with the folk-prog band. Previously with Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera, and then The Velvet Opera, the duo moved on from the songwriting disputes of The Strawbs to form Hudson Ford in 1975. The two are well matched: in The Strawbs, Hudson would play low in the mix, often leaving the kit for entire songs to sing or play sitar, while Ford danced into the gap by playing a strongly precussive style of bass guitar. Their sound for Hudson Ford, though, ranged from McCartney-esque soft rock to glam, with a occasional nod to their electric folk past. Their roles broadened as well, with Hudson leaving the drums to others in order to focus on singing and lead guitar, and Ford expanding his vocal and acoustic guitar duties. The debut album "Nickolodeon" was bolstered by by the presence of Rick Wakeman and other studio sharpshooters, and the band scored a hit in the U.K. with the single "Pick Up the Pieces." Each successive album saw a dampening of their impact, though, and the two called it a day in 1977. Soon afterwards, though, the formed two more bands together: The Monks, and High Society.

Tracklist:
1. Crying Blues
2. Angels
3. I Wanted You
4. Hello, I Thought You Were Dead
5. Solitude
6. Dark Lord
7. Pick Up The Pieces
8. Let Her Cry
9. Tea Leaf (To Joss)
10. Take It Back
11. I Don't Understand
12. Revelations

Musicians:
Richard Hudson - vocals, guitars, sitar, percussion
John Ford - vocals, bass, guitars
Rick Wakeman - harpsichord, piano
Mickey Keen - lead guitar, steel guitar
Chris Parren - piano, clavinet
Gerry Conway - drums
Tom Allom - harmonium, piano
Billy Bell - banjo
Jack Emblow - accordion


Original uploader: Thrasher

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Dec 1, 2013

By request: Triumvirat - Illusions On A Double Dimple (1974 / 2002)


EAC | CD Image | APE+CUE+LOG+Covers | 437 mb+3% recovery


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Тracklist:
1. Illusions On A Double Dimple
a). Flashback
b). Schooldays
c). Triangle
d). Illusions
e). Dimplicity
f). Last dance
2. Mister Ten Percent
a). Maze
b). Dawning
c). Bad Deal
d). Roundabout
e). Lucky Girl
f). Million Dollars
Bonus tracks:
3. Dancer's Delight
[single]
4. Timothy
[single]
5. Dimplicity
[edit]
6. Million Dollars
[edit]


The band:
Hans Bathelt - drums
Jürgen Fritz - keyboards, vocals
Helmut Köllen - guitar, bass, vocals
Guests:
Hans Pape - bass
Peter Cadera - backing vocals
Hanna Dölitzsch - backing vocals
Brigitte Thomas - backing vocals
Ulla Wiesner - backing vocals
Karl Dewo - saxophone solo on ''Mister Ten Percent''
The Cologne Opera House Orchestra
The Kurt Edelhagen Brass Section


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