2016 four CD set. Cooking Vinyl 1986 - 2016 brings together 70 of the finest tunes so far released by the Cooking Vinyl label including tracks by Oysterband, Cowboy Junkies, Tom Robinson, Bhundu Boys, Jackie Leven, Billy Bragg, The Wedding Present, Ani Difranco, Bert Jansch, The Church, Hayseed Dixie, American Music Club, Frank Black, Madness, Gary Numan, Amanda Palmer, Suzanne Vega, The Orb, Alison Moyet and many others.
The Firm were a British rock supergroup composed of singer Paul Rodgers (Free and Bad Company), guitarist Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin), drummer Chris Slade (Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Uriah Heep and AC/DC) and bass player Tony Franklin. Mean Business is the second and final studio album by The Firm, released by Atlantic Records on 3 February 1986. The album peaked at #22 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and at #46 on the UK Albums Chart. The single "All the King's Horses" spent four weeks at the top of Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
This album served as the soundtrack for a PBS special that focused on endangered species around the world. Call it the Carnival of Animals with a social conscience, Saving the Wildlife is a modern musical bestiary from Mannheim Steamroller. Chip Davis combines the character of the animals with their environment, using two percussionists to evoke landscapes like Africa and the Orient…
The three guitar heroes jammed at the 1986 Nagano Open Air with the touring band of Jeff Beck, who was promoting his album "Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop" in Japan at the time.
For any and all lovers of Ms. Nancy Wilson and her singing....this CD compilation is a "must have" for anyone who is an fan of jazz, pop, n' the blues. Ms. Wilson is sure to please in all n' every genre that has been put forward on her plate in order for these gems to be introduced to you her singing audience.This certainly is a must have collection, as alot of the music involved has never before beenput to the cd format. I promise you will not be disappointed.