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James Taylor - JT (1977) [Sony Mastersound, 24 KT Gold CD, 1993] (Repost)

James Taylor - JT (1977) [Sony Mastersound, 24 KT Gold CD, 1993]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 198 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 89 MB | Covers - 54 MB
Genre: Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Sony MasterSound/Columbia (CK 64415)

On his last couple of Warner Brothers albums, Gorilla and In the Pocket, James Taylor seemed to be converting himself from the shrinking violet, too-sensitive-to-live "rainy day man" of his early records into a mainstream, easy-listening crooner with a sunny outlook. JT, his debut album for Columbia Records, was something of a defense of this conversion. Returning to the autobiographical, Taylor declared his love for Carly Simon ("There We Are"), but expressed some surprise at his domestic bliss… "Isn't it amazing a man like me can feel this way?" he sang in the opening song, "Your Smiling Face" (a Top 40 hit). At the same time, domesticity could have its temporary depressions ("Another Grey Morning"). The key track was "Secret O' Life," which Taylor revealed as "enjoying the passage of time"…

Janis Joplin - Pearl (1971) [1993, Columbia/Sony Music CK 64413]  Music

Posted by Oksana_m at Nov. 22, 2016
Janis Joplin - Pearl (1971) [1993, Columbia/Sony Music CK 64413]

Janis Joplin - Pearl (1971)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log > 214 Mb | Mp3 CBR 320Kpbs > 81 Mb
Blues Rock, Classic Rock | TT - 34:20 | Label: Columbia/Sony Music | Cat. # CK 64413 | USA
Scans (Jpg) > 56 Mb | NitroFlare, FileFactory
1994 US 24 Carat Gold CD Reissue - Mastersound Series, SBM (Super Bit Mapping)

Janis Joplin's second masterpiece (after Cheap Thrills), Pearl was designed as a showcase for her powerhouse vocals, stripping down the arrangements that had often previously cluttered her music or threatened to drown her out…
Pink Floyd ‎- Wish You Were Here (1975) Columbia/HC - US MasterSound Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Pink Floyd ‎- Wish You Were Here
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb
Half-Speed Mastered Extended Range Recording
CBS Mastersound Audiophile Pressing
Label: Columbia/HC 33453 | Release: 1975 | This Issue: 1980 | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music.
The metal of the medal in a medley
Even though it (sort of) copied its layout AHM's successor did not top the charts, but instead it brought Floyd on the brink of greatness, just behind the bend. For some reasons, Meddle doesn't suffer of the same controversy than AHM did, which is rather strange, because it if has much higher and outstanding peaks, it is also much less even, because the lows on this album are simply awful. With that bizarre yet fascinating Hypgnosis artwork of mixing an ear and waterdrops on rippling the surface of calm waters, Meddle has not only a weird unnatural name, but the album was released in early 71 like its predecessor with the name and title on the cover, something that Crimson or Zep were also doing with success.
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde [Sony MasterSound Gold # 480417-2] {US 1998, 1966}

Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 446 MB | Artwork: 67 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Sony MasterSound Gold # 480417-2 | Country/Year: US 1998 [1992], 1966
Genre: Rock, Folk | Style: Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter

"…Throughout the record, the music matches the inventiveness of the songs, filled with cutting guitar riffs, liquid organ riffs, crisp pianos, and even woozy brass bands ("Rainy Day Women #12 & 35"). It's the culmination of Dylan's electric rock & roll period – he would never release a studio record that rocked this hard, or had such bizarre imagery, ever again." ~allmusicguide
Bob Dylan ‎- Nashville Skyline (1969) Columbia/HC 49825 - US Audiophile Pressing- LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Bob Dylan ‎- Nashville Skyline
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb
CBS Mastersound
Label: Columbia/HC 49825 | Release: 1969 | This Issue: 1981 | Genre: Country-Rock

John Wesley Harding suggested country with its textures and structures, but Nashville Skyline was a full-fledged country album, complete with steel guitars and brief, direct songs.
Thelonious Monk - At Newport 1963 & 1965 [2CD] {2003 Sony Music Japan Mastersound}

Thelonious Monk - At Newport 1963 & 1965 [2CD] {2003 Sony Music Japan Mastersound}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 517 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 203 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 21 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2003 Sony Music Japan / Columbia | SICP 5069~70
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Piano

Thelonious Monk's 1963 Newport Jazz Festival set has been released in whole or part on several different Columbia releases, but this 2002 reissue is the best version yet. One finally gets to hear nothing but Monk on this edition, with the added bonus of a previously unreleased and undocumented appearance from the 1965 festival. The earlier material, with Charlie Rouse, Butch Warren, and Frankie Dunlop, is already very familiar to serious Monk devotees, particularly the inspired addition (due to the suggestion of festival producer George Wein) of clarinetist Pee Wee Russell on two songs.
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970) (MasterSound) RE-UP

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970) (MasterSound) RE-UP
EAC Rip + LOG | FLAC IMG + CUE | Verified Accurate| Scans Included | 233 MB
Folk Rock | Label: Columbia | Catalog #: CK 64421 | RAR 5% Rec. | UL.to
24 kt Gold CD, published in 1994. Mastered by Doug Sax.

Bridge Over Troubled Water is the fifth and final studio album by American folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, released in January 1970 on Columbia Records.
Bloomfield, Kooper and Stills - Super Session (1968) (Mastersound Gold)

Bloomfield, Kooper and Stills - Super Session (1968) (Mastersound Gold)
blues | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Columbia/Legacy CK 64611 | rel: 1995 | 390Mb

As the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) had done a year earlier, Super Session (1968) initially ushered in several new phases in rock & roll's concurrent transformation. In the space of mere months, the soundscape of rock shifted radically from two- and three-minute danceable pop songs to comparatively longer works with more attention to technical and musical subtleties. Enter the unlikely all-star triumvirate of Al Kooper (piano/organ/ondioline/vocals/guitars), Mike Bloomfield (guitar), and Stephen Stills (guitar) – all of whom were concurrently "on hiatus" from their most recent engagements.
Frank Sinatra - The Voice (1955) [1994 Sony MasterSound SBM CK 64368] **REPOST**

Frank Sinatra - The Voice (1955) [1994 Sony MasterSound SBM CK 64368]
EAC Secure Rip | FLAC (Image + Cue + Log) - 112 MB | Complete Scans (Jpeg 600 dpi) - 143 MB | MP3 (CBR320 Kbps) - 90.1 MB
Vocal | Sony Music Entertainment | CK 64368 | 36:08 minutes | 5% WinRar Recovery | Hosted on: Uploaded & FilePost

This album — which was actually a re-editing (and something of a corruption) of his 78 r.p.m. album The Voice of Frank Sinatra — was a huge seller at the time of its release in 1955, and it's a sign of just how large it loomed in Columbia's history that it was was among the earliest releases selected for inclusion in Sony Music's audiophile-oriented Mastersound CD series of the early 1990's, deluxe packaging, gold CD and all.
Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin (1958) [1995 Sony MasterSound SBM] 24-Karat Gold Disc

Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin (1958) [1995 Sony MasterSound SBM] 24-Karat Gold Disc
EAC Secure Rip | FLAC (Image + Cue + Log) - 251 MB | Complete Scans (Jpeg 600 dpi) - 222 MB | MP3 (CBR320 Kbps) - 108 MB
Vocal Jazz | Columbia Records | CK 538 1 4 | 45:03 minutes | 5% WinRar Recovery | Hosted on: FilePost

The song material for Lady in Satin derived from the usual sources for Holiday in her three decade career, that of the Great American Songbook of classic pop. Unlike the bulk of Holiday's recordings, rather than in the setting of a jazz combo Holiday returns to the backdrop of full orchestral arrangements as done during her Decca years, this time in the contemporary vein of Frank Sinatra or Ella Fitzgerald on her Songbooks series. The album consists of songs Holiday had never recorded before. The arrangements were by bandleader Ray Ellis, Holiday familiar with his Ellis in Wonderland album.