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Various Artists - The RPM Blues Story (2014)
Author: jclane

Various Artists - The RPM Blues Story (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log - 590 MB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps - 300 MB | Full scans - 31.7 MB
Label: One Day Music | Catalog.#: DAY2CD257 | Genre: Blues

This 2 CD set contains 40 original recordings from the RPM Records label, including titles from B.B. King, Lightnin' Hopkins, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson and many more. All tracks have been digitally remastered for optimum listening quality.
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Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue (1987) Atlantic 786 723-0 {45 RPM} (24bit/96kHz)
Author: Ljubo44

Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue (1987)
Vinyl rip in 24bit / 96kHz | FLAC+artwork | 210 MB
Classic Rock | 1987 | Atlantic 786 723-0 | filepost, wupload, rapidshare

"Midnight Blue" is the first single released by Lou Gramm from his debut solo album Ready or Not in 1987. The single spent five weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot Album Rock Tracks, starting on February 14, 1987, and peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100.
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B.B. King - "Here's One You Didn't Know About": from the RPM & Kent Vaults (2015) {Ace Records CDTOP 1457}
Author: ruskaval

B.B. King - "Here's One You Didn't Know About": from the RPM & Kent Vaults (2015) {Ace Records CDTOP 1457}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 413 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 189 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 73 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Ace Records | CDTOP 1457
Blues / Modern Electric Blues / Soul Blues / Early R&B / Memphis Blues

The great bluesman B.B. King, who died in 2015, was one of the few artists whose every note was of interest. This 25-track CD of mostly previously unissued recordings are drawn from his sessions for Modern Records between 1954 and 1962. Be Careful Baby is a rare thing a B.B. King song that has never been released before in any version, while two tracks appeared on Ace's 2014 RPM compilation Speak Easy. The version of Catfish Blues is from a completely different session to the familiar issued version and from B.B.'s commentary appears to be the version he played on the road. There are many comments from B.B. and the band which provide an insight into the recording process and B.B.'s relaxed and informal manner in the studio. The CD ends with a previous unheard interview, recorded backstage at the Fillmore Ballroom in San Francisco with radio station KSAY at the 10/10 spot on your dial. All tracks are from the original master tapes.
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Howlin' Wolf - The Complete RPM & Chess Singles As & Bs 1951-62 (2014)
Author: jclane

Howlin' Wolf - The Complete RPM & Chess Singles As & Bs 1951-62 (2014)
EAC Rip | 3CDs | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log - 896 MB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps - 345 MB | Full scans - 47.2 MB
Label: Acrobat Licensing Ltd. | Catalog.#: ACTRCD9039 | Genre: Chicago Blues

With his larger-than-life persona, roaring vocals, and the raw, skittering guitar lines of Hubert Sumlin behind him, Howlin’ Wolf turned out dozens of stellar Chicago blues singles for RPM and Chess Records between 1951 and 1962, including “Smokestack Lightnin’,” "Spoonful," "Red Rooster," and the magnificent “Killing Floor,” among many others. All of these, along with his other classic and essential singles (both A- and B-sides) from the first decade of his career, are collected here in this expansive, three-disc, 80-track set, which also includes several sides recorded at sessions during this period but never released.
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B.B.King - The RPM Hits 1951-1957 (1999)
Author: TmanHome

B.B.King - The RPM Hits 1951-1957 (1999)
Rhythm & Blues, Modern Electric Blues | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 75 min | 176 MB
Label: Ace | Rel: 1999

RPM Hits 1951-1957 is a first-rate summary of the cream of the first few years of B.B. King's career, the 26 songs all taken from 1951-1957 singles on the RPM label. Though relatively few of these have survived down the years to become famous standards or oldies, they were incredibly successful in their time; 18 of them were R&B hits, and another couple scraped into the bottom of the pop charts. "Three O'Clock Blues" and "Sweet Little Angel" are a couple of King's most famous tunes, but there are plenty of other ballads and shuffles here that made their mark in their day, like "You Know I Love You," "Woke Up This Morning" (how's that for titling a hit after one of the most overused blues clichés?), "Please Hurry Home," and "You Upset Me Baby." Details
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue [Classic Records, 45-rpm] 24bit 96kHz LP Rip
Author: dimsal

Miles Davis - Kind of Blue [Classic Records, 45-rpm, 96/24 Stereo LP Rip]
FLAC | 24bit | 96Khz | Stereo | 622 Mb
Styles: Jazz | Download: RapidShare

Miles Davis Kind Of Blue. Classic Records Reissue of Columbia CS 8163

Kind of Blue is one of my favorite albums. I'm fortunate enough to own a nice mono 6-Eye (CL 8163), as well as two stereo 6-Eyes, not particularly early pressings, but 6-Eyes nonetheless. So why would I even want a reissue copy? Classic went the extra Miles on this one by including a second disc in this set. I also haven't gotten any of the more recent Classic reissues, and I wanted to see what kind of job they did in their Columbia Jazz series. Details
B.B. King - The Blues (1958)
Author: v3122

B.B. King - The Blues (1958)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2006 | P-Vine Records, PCD-4369 | ~ 133 or 92 Mb | Scans Included
Blues / Electric Blues

Originally released in 1958 by the budget-priced Crown label, The Blues collected a dozen sides B.B. King cut for RPM and Kent between 1951 and 1958...
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John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen': Original 1948-1954 Blues Masterpieces (2003) [Audio Fidelity] PS3 ISO + FLAC {RE-UP}
Author: HDAtall

John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen': Original 1948-1954 Blues Masterpieces (2003)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 57:48 minutes | Scans included | 1,05 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 580 MB
Audio Fidelity SACD #AFZ-005 | Compiled & Mastered for SACD by Steve Hoffman

For Boogie Chillen', Audio Fidelity went back to the original 1948-1954 recording session tapes of these "Detroit Blues Masterpieces" for the SACD edition. The only exception will be the title track since recording tape was not in use in 1948 at the United Sound recording studio in Detroit when it was recorded. In that case, "Boogie Chillen'" was transferred from the surviving 78 RPM acetate record. The SACD compilation and remastering work for the album was done by Steve Hoffman at Kevin Gray's AcousTech Mastering Studio with Lon Neumann serving as the DSD Technician on the remastering session. Details
B.B. King - King Of The Blues (1992) [4CD Box Set]
Author: ruskaval

B.B. King - King Of The Blues (1992) [4CD Box Set]
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 1,73 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 649 Mb
Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 6 Mb (web)
© 1992 MCA Records | MCAD4-10677
Blues / Soul Blues / Modern Electric Blues



No way can a mere four discs cover every facet of the blues king's amazing recording career, but MCA makes a valiant stab at it. The first two discs, as expected, are immaculate: opening with his Bullet Records debut ("Miss Martha King"), the box continues with a handful of pivotal RPM/Kent masters before digging into his 1960s ABC-Paramount material ("I'm Gonna Sit in 'til You Give In" and "My Baby's Comin' Home" are little-recalled gems). The hits -- "The Thrill Is Gone," "Why I Sing the Blues," "To Know You Is to Love You" -- are all here, and if much of the fourth disc is pretty disposable, it only mirrors King's own winding down in the studio.
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Ike Quebec - Blue & Sentimental (Analogue Productions 45 rpm) Vinyl rip in 24 Bit/96 Khz + CD-format
Author: Kel bazar

Ike Quebec - Blue & Sentimental (1961)
Vinyl rip in 24-bit/96kHz + 16-bit/44kHz | FLAC (Tracks) , artworks | Stereo | 806 Mb, 209 Mb | 5% RAR Recovery
Styles: Jazz, Soul Jazz, Guitar Jazz | Filesonic + RapidShare Download
Analogue Productions 45 rpm 2 LP-Set / Blue Note Records BST 84098
Mastered by Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman @ AcousTech Mastering, Camarillo

Ike Quebec's 1961-1962 comeback albums for Blue Note were all pretty rewarding, but Blue and Sentimental is his signature statement of the bunch, a superbly sensuous blend of lusty blues swagger and achingly romantic ballads.
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