Mr. John

John Cale - Circus Live (2006)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Feb. 26, 2015
John Cale - Circus Live (2006)

John Cale - Circus Live (2006)
2CD | XLD Rips | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 889 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 326 Mb
Scans (PNG, 600 dpi) ~ 87 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Rock | EMI Music #0094637404027 | Promo

Live set by former Velvet Underground member and the ringmaster of the avant-garde, Mr. John Cale. The album is virtually a career retrospective, recorded live on John's 2006 European tour. Cale felt like he'd finally found the personnel to interpret his songs with new twists, new dimensions and new emotions. None more so evident than the track 'Gun', originally appearing on 1974's Eno & Manzanera produced Fear but now sounding akin to a heavy arsenal of crunching weaponry. Inspired, Cale recorded the dates and the band began to tear up a 40 year musical history book, challenging and breathing new life into Cale's work…
Jeff Palmer / John Abercrombie / David Liebman / Adam Nussbaum - Abracadabra (1990) {Soul Note}

Jeff Palmer / John Abercrombie / David Liebman / Adam Nussbaum - Abracadabra (1990) {Soul Note}
EAC 1.0b1 | FLAC Image | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 312MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion

Sound explorations are emphasized throughout this release with Jeff Palmer's atmospheric organ, the varied tones of John Abercrombie's guitar synthesizer, David Liebman's very passionate soprano and Adam Nussbaum's drums interacting over a variety of patterns. All of the compositions are group originals with five by Palmer and one apiece from the other three musicians. Whether it be the funky beat of "Hip Slick," the free jamming of "Mr. Adam," the spacey title cut or the almost New Age feel of "Mr. John," the themes are less important than the setting of moods and the advanced improvising.
Elton John - Elton John (1970) [2008, Japan SHM-CD, Deluxe Edition]

Elton John - Elton John (1970) [2008, Japan SHM-CD, Deluxe Edition]
2CD | Pop-Rock/Pop | EAC Rip | Flac (Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | 10 + 20 tracks
Scans(jpg, 300dpi) Included | Universal Music | UICY-93678/9 | ~607 + 258 Mb | RS.com + HF.com

This self-titled album was Elton John's second and breakthrough release in America. Mr. John and Bernie Taupin had been collaborating for a few years, but they really started to gel as a team on this release. The album has almost a baroque sound to it with alot of strings, harpsicords and airy syntheseisers. Of course everyone knows the megahit "Your Song", but the album contains others that would become Elton John classics. "Sixty Years On" is a stirring lament about growing old, "The Greatest Discovery" is a sweet ode to the birth of a brother, while "The King Must Die" ends the album in dark epic fashion. "I Need You To Turn To" & "First Episode At Hienton" carry on in the somber-like tone. The album is dominated by, but not regulated to classical stylings…

John Pizzarelli - Dear Mr. Cole (1995)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Aug. 25, 2016
John Pizzarelli - Dear Mr. Cole (1995)

John Pizzarelli - Dear Mr. Cole (1995)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 272 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 147 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans -> 57 Mb
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Guitar Jazz | Label: Novus Records, #:01241 63182-2 | 1995 | 01:02:58

"This CD was made exclusively for the Japanese market, the brainstorm of BMG representative Ikuyoshi Hirakawa. He wanted me to record the favorite songs of Nat Cole as voted by the readers of the Japanese jazz magazine Swing Journal. They also voted on the trio they wanted to record it and that was myself (John Pizzarelli), Christian McBride (bass) and Benny Green (piano). We recorded it over a two-day period in NYC at Clinton Studios. The CD was received very well in Japan and was subsequently released on the heels of New Standards in the states." from johnpizzarelli.com
John Pizzarelli With The George Shearing Quintet - The Rare Delight Of You (2002)

John Pizzarelli With The George Shearing Quintet - The Rare Delight Of You (2002)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 289 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 136 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 36 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Swing, Vocal Jazz, Standards | Telarc #CD-83546

John Pizzarelli teams with the George Shearing Quintet to reveal their unique musical chemistry on The Rare Delight of You, a 15-track gem filled with the ambience of such great composers as Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, Harry Warren, and the master himself, George Shearing. Pizzarelli, a master of the Great American Songbook, showcases his musical heirlooms – buoyant, loving vocals and quality guitar skills – alongside Shearing's authentic and full-spirited piano savvy with brilliant insight and freedom of expression without exceeding the boundaries of the original compositions. The results are tender, expressive, jazz renderings that resound with taste and class…

Penton: The John Penton Story (2014)  Video

Posted by rwdfox at May 25, 2017
Penton: The John Penton Story (2014)

Penton: The John Penton Story (2014)
BRRip 720p | 135mn | 1280x720 | MP4 AVC@1500Kbps 23.98fps | AAC@224Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 1.63 GiB
BRRip 1080p | 135mn | 1920x1080 | MP4 AVC@2500Kbps 23.98fps | AAC@224Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 2.57 GiB
BDRip 1080p | 135mn | 1920x1080 | MKV AVC@9076Kbps 23.98fps | AC3@192Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 8.74 GiB
Language: English | Genre: Documentary, Adventure, Biography | Subtitles: None

Full-length documentary about John Penton. An American icon and motorcycle trailblazer who along with his family and a band of loyal followers, changed off-road motorcycling forever.
Elton John - Jump Up! (1982) [Nippon Phonogram PHCR-4273, Japan]

Elton John - Jump Up! (1982)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | Nippon Phonogram, PHCR-4273 | ~ 281 or 100 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 29 Mb
Prop Rock / Classic Rock

Jump Up! (1982) was Elton John's first full LP to have been recorded in the 1980s, and is best remembered for including "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)," John and lyricist Bernie Taupin's tribute to the their slain friend John Lennon. While the pair had been writing together again, albeit infrequently, since the late '70s, John continued to include material written with his primary non-Taupin collaborator, Gary Osborne…

John Hiatt - Crossing Muddy Waters (2000)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 11, 2017
John Hiatt - Crossing Muddy Waters (2000)

John Hiatt - Crossing Muddy Waters (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 226 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 87 Mb | Scans ~ 231 Mb
Americana, Folk, Blues | Label: Vanguard | # 79576-2 | 00:38:01

Crossing Muddy Waters was singer-songwriter John Hiatt's fifteenth album, released in 2000. A raw album recorded with no drummer, it was a purely acoustic album that brought elements of bluegrass music into his Americana sound. (The title of the album is a pun, referencing blues legend Muddy Waters.) It was nominated for a Grammy award in 2001 for Best Contemporary Folk Album.
John Waite - Ignition (1982) / No Brakes (1984) [Remastered Ed. 2001]

John Waite - Ignition (1982) / No Brakes (1984) [Remastered Ed. 2001]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 556 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 198 Mb | Scans | 59 Mb | Time: 01:13:34
One Way Records | 72435-34551-2-5
Pop Rock, Soft Rock, AOR

John Waite's stardom as a member of the Babys was nothing compared to what would follow when Waite's solo career finally took off, yet it took a little effort for that career to gain momentum. Waite released his first solo album, Ignition, in the summer of 1982. Two years later, Waite returned with No Brakes, an album that had success in its sights.

The River (1951)  Video

Posted by RSU75 at April 22, 2017
The River (1951)

The River (1951) [Criterion Collection, Spine #276]
DVD Video | NTSC 4:3 | 720x480 | 1hr 39mn | 7.73 Gb
English: Dolby AC3, 1 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, Romance

Director Jean Renoir’s entrancing first color feature — shot entirely on location in India—is a visual tour de force. Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold. Enriched by Renoir’s subtle understanding and appreciation for India and its people, The River gracefully explores the fragile connections between transitory emotions and everlasting creation.