With his odd rhythmic spacing, discordant resolves and his circular yet angular compositional style, Thelonious Monk remains one of the most singular figures in all of jazz, and virtually every one of his recordings is as enigmatic as the pianist himself was. This set combines his five albums for Columbia Records, 1962's Criss Cross and Monk's Dream, 1964's Solo Monk, 1966's Straight, No Chaser, and 1967's Underground, in a single package, and anyone thinking Monk wasn't as vital during those years really needs to hear this stuff. It's classic Monk, and this collection is a great way to get it in a single swoop.
5 disc box set includes the albums: Me And Bobby McGee (aka Kristofferson), Jesus Was a Capricorn (out-of-print in the US), Spooky Lady's Sideshow, Shake Hands With the Devil and The Silver Tongued Devil and I. The albums are packaged in mini-LP sleeves.
5 Classic albums in mini LP-style card sleeves; Magnetic Fields (1981), Zoolook (1984), Rendez-Vous (1986), Revolutions (1988) & Waiting for Cousteau (1990). Jean-Michel Jarre is the Godfather of Electronic Music. His albums - his classic debut Oxygene among them – have changed the way we hear the world today. Musicians and contemporary DJs refer to his influence and innovation, both in the studio and in terms of the immersive outdoor concert experiences he has engineered…
5 Classic albums in mini LP-style card sleeves; Magnetic Fields (1981), Zoolook (1984), Rendez-Vous (1986), Revolutions (1988) & Waiting for Cousteau (1990).
The 2011 box set called Original Album Classics contains mini-LP paper sleeve versions of the Byrds' second five albums: Sweetheart of the Rodeo, Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, Ballad of Easy Rider, Byrdmaniax, and Farther Along. The self-titled double LP may be missing but this is a good, affordable overview of the group's country-rock years and presented as mini-LPs.
EU three CD set containing a trio of original albums from the AOR/Melodic Rock greats: Departure (1980), Escape (1981) and Frontiers (1983). While the band had been active during the '70s, it wasn't until Steve Perry joined as vocalist, leading to Journey's dominance of FM radio during the first half of the '80s. Departure features the hit 'Any Way You Want It', which really kickstarted their ascension to the upper reaches of the charts. Escape features the hits 'Don't Stop Believing', 'Who's Crying Now' and the mega hit 'Open Arms'. Frontiers includes the hits 'Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)', 'Send Her My Love' and 'Faithfully'.
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 Irish guitar legend features the albums Deuce (1971), Calling Card (1976), Top Priority (1979), Jinx (1982) and Fresh Evidence (1988). 56 tracks.
EU-only five CD box containing a quintet of albums from the late Austrian '80s hitmaker. This set contains his first three studio albums - Einzelhaft (1982), Junge Roemer (1984) and Falco 3 (1985) - plus two posthumous releases: Falco Symphonic and Donauinsel Live.