The technically proficient guitar playing of John Petrucci elevated Dream Theater to the upper echelons of contemporary heavy metal. While its lineup has continuously evolved, the Long Island-based quintet has consistently delivered sharp-edged music…
EBX is the title given to retrospective box sets from Erasure, released in the UK by Mute Records in 1999 and 2001. Four volumes of EBX have been released : both EBX 1 and EBX 2 were released in 1999, then EBX 3 and EBX 4 were out in 2001. Each set presents, in chronological order, five singles released by Erasure, beginning with their debut in 1986 up to 1992 (twenty singles in all). Although cover art was altered (specifically for the sets), the track listings represent all music originally found on the UK versions of their singles (including all remixes and B-sides, found on cassette and CD singles, as well as 12 inch singles).
Witthüser & Westrupp was a German folk duo consisting of Bernd Witthüser (born 29 April 1944), guitar, mandolin and Walter Westrupp (12 February 1946) guitar, ukulele, trombone, harmonium, psalter and many other instruments. The band was formed in June 1969 as "W&W's pop cabaret", singing German texts in a special way. In 1970 the name changed to "Witthüser & Westrupp".wikipedia
The most versatile of the R&B-steeped bar bands that played the club circuit in the Pacific Northwest in the early '60s, Paul Revere & the Raiders at their best somehow managed to merge Spike Jones, King Curtis, James Brown, the Byrds, the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Kinks, and the Rolling Stones into one rollicking pop pastiche. They also had energy, drive, and ambition, and they knew how – and were willing – to play the game. This three-disc, 66-track set collects all of the singles, both A- and B-sides, the group released for Columbia Records between 1963 and 1975.
Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example.
Virgin UK compilation includes 42 #1 hits from the last 40 years in popular music. Tracks include, Queen-'Bohemian Rhapsody, Procol Harum-'A Whiter Shade Of Pale', Ben E. King-'Stand By Me', Marvin Gaye-'I Heard It Through The Grapevine', David Bowie-'Space Oddity', The Animals-'House Of The RisingSun', Abba-'Dancing Queen', Blondie-'Heart Of Glass', The Kinks-'You Really Got Me', Sinead O'Connor-'Nothing Compares2 U', The Verve-'The Drugs Don't Work', Robbie Williams-'Millenium', Oasis-'Don't Look Back In Anger', Manic Street Preachers-'If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next', Fatboy Slim-'Praise You', The Clash-'Should I Stay Or Should IGo' and many more.