Friday, October 24, 2008

The Moody Blues-The Very Best

Short History Of The Group By Wiki:
The Moody Blues are an English psychedelic rock band originally from Erdington in the city of Birmingham. Founding members Michael Pinder and Ray Thomas performed an initially rhythm and blues-based sound in Birmingham in 1964 along with Graeme Edge and others, and were later joined by John Lodge and Justin Hayward as they inspired and evolved the progressive rock style. Among their innovations was a fusion with classical music, most notably in their seminal 1967 album Days of Future Passed.

The band has had numerous hit albums in the UK, U.S., and worldwide. They remain active as of 2008, with a USA Spring Tour and a U.K. Autumn Tour announced

The Moody Blues-The Very Best @320
1 Tuesday Afternoon
2 Nights In White Satin
3 Ride My See-Saw
4 Voices In The Sky
5 Question
6 The Story In Your Eyes
7 Isn't Life Strange
8 I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band)
9 Blue Guitar
10Steppin' In A Slide Zone
11The Voice
12Gemini Dream
13Blue World
14Your Wildest Dreams
15I Know You're Out There Somewhere


Thursday, October 23, 2008

Popol Vuh(Germany)-In den Gärten Pharaos

Info By Wiki:
Popol Vuh was a German(There was a Norwegian band with the same name) Krautrock band founded by pianist and keyboardist Florian Fricke in 1970 together with Holger Trulzsch (percussion) and Frank Fiedler (electronics). Other important members during the next two decades included Daniel Fichelscher and Robert Eliscu. The band took its name from the Popol Vuh, a manuscript containing the mythology of the Post-Classic Quiché Maya kingdom of highland Guatemala.
In den Gärten Pharaos is the second album by Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh-In den Gärten Pharaos @320

1 In den Gärten Pharaos
2 Vuh
3Kha - White Structures 1 bonus
4Kha - White Structures 2 bonus


No password.Album was downloaded with torrent


Alamo was a group from Memphis.They released their only(selftitled) album in 1971.The group disbans and Larry Raspberry forms Larry Raspberry and The Highsteppers. Richard Rosebrough joined Lee Baker & The Agitato

Larry Raspberry - guitar (ex The Gentrys)
Richard Rosebrough - drums
Larry Davis ) - bass
Ken Woodley - keyboards and vocals

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Alamo-Alamo @320

1 Got to Find Another Way
2 Soft and Gentle
3 The World We Seek
4 Question Raised
5 Bensome Changes
6 All New People
7 Get the Feelin'
8 Happiness Is Free


Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Yardbirds-Happenings (Repost)

I reuploaded the album because the original link is down.
Also the quality of the covers scans is much better(20MB)
This album features 11 live tracks, recorded in Europe in 1965 and 1967.

Yardbirds-Happenings @320

1 Shapes Of Things
2 Heart Full Of Soul
3 Mr You're A Better Man Than I
4 Most Likely You'll Go Your Way
5 Over Under Sideways Down
6 Litle Games
7 My Baby
8 I'm a Man
9 I Wish You Would
10 Shapes Of Things
11 Happenings Ten Years Time Ago

1-8 Live in Stockholm on April 14th. 1967

9 Live in Paris on June 20th. 1965

10-11 Live in Germany, March 1967
You can find tracks 10-11 on youtube

Here: pt1:

Added Files In Rar Format: pt1:

Monday, October 20, 2008

Tony Sheridan And The Beatles-Hamburg 1961

While performing in Hamburg between 1960 and 1963, Sheridan employed various backup bands. In 1961 one such band, who had met Sheridan during their first visit to Hamburg in 1960, and who worked with him on their second, was The Beatles. At the time The Beatles were composed of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Pete Best. When German Polydor agent Bert Kaempfert saw the pairing on stage, he suggested that they make some recordings together. In 1962, after a series of singles (the first of which, "My Bonnie"/"The Saints" made it to #5 in the Hit Parade), Polydor released the album My Bonnie across Germany. Although The Beatles had enjoyed the joke in their stage performances, "Beatles" was judged to sound too similar to the German "Pidels" (pronounce peedles), the plural of a slang term for the penis, to be released under that name, and the album was credited to "Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers". After The Beatles had gained fame, the album was re-released in Britain, with the credit altered to "Tony Sheridan and The Beatles".

Tony Sheridan And The Beatles-Hamburg 1961 @320

01. Why (Can't You Love Me Again)
02. Cry For A Shadow
03. Let's Dance
04. Ya, Ya
05. What'd I Say
06. Ruby Baby
07. Take Out Some Insurance
08. Sweet Georgia Brown


Saturday, October 18, 2008


Info By Wiki:

Early years (1963-1973)
The band was formed in 1963, in Bucharest. It was singer and guitarist Octav Zemlicka who had the idea to start the band. ("Sfinx" is the Romanian for sphinx.) The initial line up included bassist Corneliu Ionescu, nicknamed "Bibi", who would be the only member to stay with the band until they disbanded. In 1966, Sfinx were aired for the first time on radio, with Îmi place muzica ("I love music") and their eponymous song, Sfinx. 1968 brought drummer Marian Toroimac into the band, and together with him, the young and shy Dan Andrei Aldea (both had been members of a band called Memphis). The latter left the band in 1969 for several months and returned, and he would assume control of the band and make it one of the finest rock acts in Romania.

The band played as a trio (Aldea, Ionescu, Toroimac) for several years. They used to play covers of songs by The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Ten Years After, The Doors, The Kinks etc. As of 1972, they recorded their first single disc, Şir de cocori/Languir me fais (First title translated: "Flock of Cranes". The latter was an arrangement of a lied by George Enescu).

Classic Sfinx (1973-1980)
1973 found Sfinx without a drummer, after Toroimac left. Aldea and "Bibi" Ionescu, together with flautist Doru Donciu, set out on a number of musical experiments, of which very few were recorded, including the famous Om bun ("Kind Man"). Towards the end of 1973, two drummers were proposed to join the band, of which the former was replaced by the skillful Mihai (Mişu) Cernea (the ex-drummer of pop band Mondial, who was also a gifted composer, with whom some of the best records of Romanian rock were taped around 1970). Hornist Petre Iordache, a former member of the band, briefly joined when the band's first EP was recorded in 1974, Coborîse primăvara/Ziua ta/Fiii soarelui/Peste vîrfuri ("Spring descended/Birthday/Sons of sun/Over crests").

In 1974 guitarist and composer Dan Bădulescu joins Sfinx, and from that point on (until the eighties), the band had only a few changes of personnel. Their first LP, Lume albă ("White world") was released in 1975 and enjoyed a great success with the audience and critics. At this point, the rival band Phoenix had released their own successful LP, Cantofabule, which however was not their first. Now that Sfinx had their own LP, the tension between the two bands' fans grew higher, so the Sfinx LP cover art humourously features some of the very passionate articles found in newspapers of the time.

When Bădulescu joined, the band started collaborating with the Romanian Agency for Artistic Promotion, so the first coordinates were established, regarding future concert tours throughout the country and abroad. For instance, the band would be allowed to concert periodically in Belgium for a number of years.

Only a few months after Lume albă, another project was mostly finalized: the ambitious concept album Zalmoxe, featuring lyrics by Romanian poet Alexandru Basarab. Bădulescu had left the band and Aldea invited instead a highschool friend[1], talented keyboard player Nicolae (Nicu) Enache. The album's release was however delayed for three years for political censorship reasons, so it came out only in 1978 on a single LP instead of a double album, as the band initially had planned. Meanwhile, Jon Anderson's backing band released Olias of Sunhillow in 1976 and when Aldea listened to it, he thought of trying to make a "timid" response out of their own album.[2] After the release of the album, a major concert tour was held throughout the country, where the band enjoyed huge success with the audience.

The Eighties (1980-1989)
In 1980, the band found themselves without Enache, so Idu Barbu, the first keyboard player with the band (also, one of the founding members) was invited and joined in for recording a new single disc, Focuri vii/'49-'50 ("Live Flames/'49-'50"). The disc was still a great success with the audience, yet had only moderate success with the critics.

An EP was released the same year - Din nou acasă/Zmeul/Fetele albine ("Home again/The Kite/Little bee girls"). Partly resembling the Lume albă style, although more mature, it was thought of as a much better record than the single previously released the same year. When the Zalmoxe album was re-released on CD in 1993, it also included the EPs three songs as bonus tracks. Idu Barbu played the keyboards only on Fetele albine, a piece in 7/8 timing, combining ethnic influences with synthesizer effects. The other two songs feature Aldea himself on keyboards.[1]

The band got again a contract to play in a nightclub in Belgium in 1981 and Dan Andrei Aldea decided to defect, and consequently requested political asylum. He never returned to Romania, even after the revolution in 1989, claiming disappointment with some of the political events in the early 90s. He built his own recording studio in Munich, Germany and started working there as a producer, arranger and session musician.

Meanwhile, in 1982, a new singer and guitarist was brought into the band, Sorin Chifiriuc, who had just quit his own musical act, called Domino. Together with three keyboard players (of which, Sandu Grosu had been with them since 1974 as the band's sound engineer), Sfinx released their last album, which was untitled (except for the band's name, which was featured on the cover). This led some to take it as an eponymous album, while others called it for its blue cover, Albumul albastru ("The Blue Album", 1984). The style was very different from the previous records and ventured into some new wave. As keyboardist Doru Apreotesei admitted in a recent interview, the producer forced the band to release the album right after the compositions were done, so they didn't have much time for rehearsals. The band later discovered that live renditions sounded much better than the studio version, as the members had not been accustomed to the songs well enough half a year before.[3]

Into Sfinx Experience (1990 on)
The band's activity declined in the late 1980s, when new members (which now changed very often) started playing commercial-oriented music, as a consequence of the invitations the band received from discothèques abroad. Sfinx split into two different acts after 1989: "Bibi" Ionescu kept the original act's name, while Mişu Cernea formed Sfinx Experience. While Sfinx never performed again, the latter is still working today with a new line up (of which, Crina Mardare and Zoia Alecu previously played and sang in the 1985 Sfinx), except for the drummer, Mişu Cernea.

Sfinx-Zalmoxe @320
1. Ursitoarele
2. Blana de urs
3. Mierea
4. Pestera
5. Epifania
6. Furtuna cu trup de balour
7. Calatorul prin nori
8. Kogaion
9. Epilog
10.Din nou acasa Bonus
11.Scufita Rosie Bonus
12.Fetele albine Bonus
13.Zmeul Bonus



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Group Info Was Found In

Comprised of 2 Germans and 2 Brits, Epitaph's sound is similar to the traditional British progressive heavy rock genre along the lines of Uriah Heep, Deep Purple, Led Zepplin. However, one can not overlook the effect which King Crimson had on Epitaph. Non-Crimson fans should note that the Crimzoids had a track titled 'Epitaph' on their 1969 debut LP; oddly enough, there is a track on Epitaph's debut which could easily be mistaken for this track! Coincidence?
'Epitaph 1971' features five guitar driven rock tracks, which are quite derivative at times of more popular British bands. The album opens with 'Moving To The Country' is a straight forward rock number reminiscent of early Uriah Heep. Following this is 'Visions', a slow atmospheric ballad heavily influenced by King Crimson's 1969 track 'Epitaph', the track contains lush mellotron and the chord sequence and lyrics similar to Pink Floyd's 'Echoes'. Though derivative of both of these two great bands, 'Visions' sticks out as the best track on this album. 'Hopelessly' is another progressive heavy rock tour de force. This track builds slowly and contains an extended instrumental section. 'Little Maggie' contains a nice chorus hook and a playfully jangly blues/folk guitar similar to Jimmy Pages' work. Perhaps the most original composition from the LP, 'Early Morning', contains a fairly complex arrangement and an ominous sound. The album manages to stand on its own and should appeal greatly to fans of progressive heavy rock

Epitaph-Epitaph @320

1. Moving To The Country
2. Visions
3. Hopelessly
4. Little Maggie
5. Early Morning
6. London Town Girls (Bonus)
7. Autumn 71 (Bonus)
8. Are You Ready (Bonus)
9. I'm Trying (Bonus)
10. Changing World (Bonus)


Friday, October 17, 2008


Info By Progarchives:

Bodkin were a Scottish quintet that released a self-titled album in 1972. They made a classic-sounding, rough-edged heavy progressive rock with the emphasis on Doug Rome's Hammond organ and complimented by Mick Riddle's guitar, Bill Anderson's bass, Dick Sneddon on drums and the cool wailing of Zeik Hume.

Somewhat more jam-oriented than contemporaries such as ATOMIC ROOSTER or URIAH HEEP and not quite as hard-hitting, BODKIN nevertheless delivered spirited rock music with energetic interplay between guitar and organ, fine musicianship, and distractingly good compositions from the 21 year-old Doug Rome.

A very palatable blend of dark organ-rock and dirty blues, Bodkin will surely please listeners interested in the murky and mysterious early years of the Heavy Prog scene and anyone seeking rare prog.

Bodkin-Bodkin @320

01. Three Days After Death pt. 1
02. Three Days After Death pt. 2
03. Aunty Mary's Trashcan
04. Aftur Yur Lumber
05. Plastic Man



Monday, October 13, 2008

Fleetwood Mac-Collection Gold

Short History Of The Group By Wiki:

Fleetwood Mac are a British/American rock band formed in 1967, that have experienced a high turnover of personnel and varied levels of success. From the band's inception through the end of 1974, no incarnation of Fleetwood Mac lasted as long as two years.

The only member present in the band from the very beginning is its namesake drummer Mick Fleetwood. Bassist John McVie, despite his giving part of his name to the band, did not play on their first single nor at their first concerts. Keyboardist Christine McVie has, to date, appeared on all but two albums, either as a member or as a session musician. She also supplied the artwork for the album Kiln House.

The two most successful periods for the band were during the late 1960s British blues boom, when they were led by guitarist Peter Green; and from 1975-87, with more pop-orientation, featuring Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. The band enjoyed more modest success in the intervening period between 1971 and 1974, with the line-up that included Bob Welch, and also during the 1990s which saw more personnel changes before the return of Nicks and Buckingham in 1997, and more recently, the departure of Christine McVie.

Fleetwood Mac-Collection Gold @320

1. Jigsaw Puzzle Blues

2. I Believe My Time Ain't Long
3. Need Your Love So Bad
4. Rattlesnake Snake Shake
5. Sun Is Shining
6. Coming Home
7. Albatross
8. Black Magic Woman
9. Just the Blues - Eddie Boyd, Fleetwood Mac
10. Big Boat - Eddie Boyd, Fleetwood Mac
11. No Place to Go
12. I've Lost My Baby
13. Stop Messin' Round
14. Shake Your Money Maker

15. Love That Burns
16. Rambling Pony


Friday, October 3, 2008

Cain-A Pound of Flesh

Info By Kevin Anderson:

Cain was a hard rocking Twin Cities band that tried to take on the music industry in the mid-seventies. Their two small label albums were serious hard rock guitar extravaganzas, but with great fun original tunes, raucous lead vocals, and sweet backing vocals. Their influences ranged from the guitar of Deep Purple and Robin Trower, the majesty of Queen, and the vocal harmonies of Styx
Cain's roots went back a number of years. In 1969, the Twin Cities band The Bananas went through some personnel changes. Guitarist Lloyd Forsberg, bassist Dave Elmeer, and keyboardist Al Dworsky brought in Jiggs Lee on vocals and Mike Mlazgar on drums. Jiggs (from the Grasshoppers) and Mike (from Crow!) replaced Jim Offerman and Joe Soucheray. A name change was desired and Lloyd came up with "Cain."
Like many local bands, Cain performed at teen clubs and school dances. Eventually, they worked their way up to college shows and started to gain a "heavy" reputation outside of the Twin Cities. Along the way, Mike Mlazgar was replaced by Tom Osfar and Al Dworsky was replaced by Jerry Magee.
Of course, Cain started writing their own material. The popular ballad "Katy" was written by their next keyboardist, Chas Carlson.
Their tours took them to neighboring states with gigs in Chicago, Milwaukee, and Carbondale. They worked clubs with other Midwest bands like Styx, Kansas, and Cheap Trick. More personnel changes occurred before they went in to the studio to record their first album in 1975: Tom Osfar was replaced by Kevin DeRemer (from the Everett James Band) and keyboards were dropped from the line-up entirely.

Their first hard rocking album was titled "A Pound of Flesh" (a reference to Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice"). It's not known what the band thought of the cover image that ASI Records' marketing department created.
The album's guitar sound brings to mind Richie Blackmore; the main riff of the album's opener "Queen of the Night" is in the same vein as Deep Purple's "Burn." Lloyd's Stratocaster sound ventures into Robin-Trower-land on "Badside." The album features an ode to girlie magazines on "If the Right Don't Get You the Left One Will," a big power ballad with "Katy," and an epic rocker with "All My Life."
They supported the album with tours that took them as far as Texas.
In 1977, the second (and last) album in their ASI contract, "Stinger," was released. This album was just as hard rocking as the first, but the song writing really advanced. The Queen influences come out strong on "Welcome to the Dance" and the title track "Stinger" (which was a big live favorite when Jiggs broke out the burning book!). The album's Big Power Ballad was "The Minstrel Song."
A third album was only half completed in 1978 when disco and other pressures took its toll on the group. Dave and Jiggs left the group, while Lloyd and Kevin continued on as Cain for another year before calling it quits.

Where are they now? Today, Joe Soucheray is a broadcast professional (KSTP am 1500), author, and columnist (St Paul Pioneer Press). Jiggs works as a commercial sound system designer in the Twin Cities and recently returned to music performance himself with a 2003 solo album. Dave is an anesthesiologist in Minneapolis. Kevin married Melissa Manchester and so has continued in the music profession.

Cain-A Pound of Flesh @320

1. Queen of the Night
2. Katy
3. South Side Queen
4. Badside
5. Born of the Wind
6. Heed the Call
7. If the Right Don't Get You the Left One Will
8. All My Life