2008 five CD box. The Original Album Classics series, courtesy of Sony/BMG, packages together five classic albums from one of the most popular artists on the label's roster, housing them in an attractive slipcase. This set from the American Pop/Soul duo features the albums Daryl Hall & John Oates (1975), Bigger Than Both Of Us (1976), Beauty On A Back Street (1977), Private Eyes (1981) and H2O (1982).
Daryl's first CD, with a little something for everybody, from the roots of American music. Contains twelve Blues, Rockabilly, Rock'n'Roll, Boogie Woogie, Zydeco and Country tunes that'll get you rocking, stompin' and swinging!Daryl Davis earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Howard University, where he was a member of their famed Howard University Choir and renowned Jazz Vocal Ensemble. In addition to being a vocalist, guitarist, composer and keyboard extraordinaire, Daryl is a professional actor and author. This CD presents Daryl's ability to feature the piano within many forms of American Roots music. – by cdUniverse
A really cool pairing of two relatively obscure and always overlooked early- to mid-'60s LPs by Jerry Lee Lewis that, respectively, capture him as a country crooner (and quite a good one) and a high-energy country-rocker with a bluesy edge. The original albums never sold any significant numbers to speak of, with the result that the material will essentially be new to all but the most hardcore fans. None of it is bad and a large portion of it is not only good but impressive, showing some sides to Lewis' talent that weren't always obvious amid the rippling ivories of the Sun Records hits.
Except for four hit-making years for Decca in the middle of the '50s, Peggy Lee spent the balance of her career with Capitol. And though her many LPs were among the best recorded at the label, most still lay unreleased by the late '90s…