Ry Cooder (box Set)

VA - Original De Cuba: 5 Leyendas (2005) 5CD Box Set  Music

Posted by Designol at July 7, 2016
VA - Original De Cuba: 5 Leyendas (2005) 5CD Box Set

VA - Original De Cuba: 5 Leyendas (2005) 5CD Box Set
Compay Segundo - Eliades Ochoa - Ibrahim Ferrer - Omara Portuondo - Rubén González

EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.5 Gb (incl 5%) | Complete Scans | Time: 04:29:28
Cuban Traditions, Latin Folk, Son, Mambo, Afro-Cuban Jazz | Label: Egrem | # COL-0010

Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Francisco Repilado (Compay Segundo), Ibrahin Ferrer y Rubén González, all legendary figures of the Cuban music scene, shine in the recording world for their invaluable contribution to the success reached by Buenavista Social Club. This collection offers us five compilations on 5 CD’s, each dedicated to these five legends. They include selected themes of anthologies previously published from these great artists. It also includes a booklet with wide comments of noted musicologists deepening the history of each one of these figures and their significance in the Cuban musical context.
Taj Mahal - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2013) [15CD Box Set] Re-up

Taj Mahal - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2013)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
15CD | ~ 4374 or 1982 Mb | Box Art -> 216 Mb
2013 | Columbia Records/Sony Music/Legacy Recordings | 88697923442
Blues / Blues Rock / Folk / Funk / Soul / Rhythm & Blues

Decades before Corey Harris, Guy Davis, and Keb' Mo' wed the Delta blues to various folk forms, there was Taj Mahal. Almost from the very beginning, Mahal provided audiences with connections to a plethora of blues styles. Further, he offered hard evidence connecting American blues to folk styles from other nations, particularly, but not limited to, those from the West Indies and various African countries, bridging gaps, highlighting similarities, and establishing links between many experiences of the African diaspora…
VA - The Decca Sound - The Analogue Years, 1954-1980 (2013) (54 CD Box Set)

VA - The Decca Sound - The Analogue Years, 1954-1980 (2013) (54 CD Box Set)
MP3 320 kbps | 54 CDs, 02:16:08:45 min | 8,63 Gb | Scans -> 103 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

THE ANALOGUE YEARS presents a 50-Album overview across 54 CDs, in original jackets, of the celebrated international recordings that emerged from the London-based record label in that pre-digital era.
Ry Cooder - Paradise and Lunch (1974) [MFSL Remastered 2017] Audio CD Layer

Ry Cooder - Paradise and Lunch (1974) [MFSL Remastered 2017]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 189 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 95 Mb | Scans included | 00:37:27
Roots Rock, Blues, Country Rock, Folk | Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | # UDSACD 2159

Ry Cooder's exceptional Paradise and Lunch takes a popular precept – music as the common denominator across all languages and styles – to extremes few artists have envisioned let alone fulfilled. Considered by many diehards to be the California native's finest hour, the 1974 set unfurls with rarified levels of joyousness, ingenuity, and sophistication. A prime contender for any Desert Island list and an album that repeatedly restores your faith in the inimitable effects experienced upon listening to special performances, Paradise and Lunch is an eternal "musicians' musician" record – an adventurous, ambitious, soulful leap down roads well-traveled and paths less known. Such eclecticism, virtuosity, and ebullience resonate with unmatched verve on our hybrid SACD. Mastered from the original master tapes and strictly limited to 2000 numbered copies, this audiophile reissue boasts dead-quiet surfaces, superb transient response, front-to-back soundstaging, and an organic immediacy that heightens the enjoyment, character, and craft of the arrangements.
Ry Cooder - Boomer's Story (1972) [MFSL Remastered 2017] Audio CD Layer

Ry Cooder - Boomer's Story (1972) [MFSL Remastered 2017]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 208 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 105 Mb | Scans included | 00:39:09
Roots Rock, Slide Guitar Blues, Country Rock | Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | # UDSACD 2154

Ry Cooder's development as a peerless musician capable of grasping virtually any style began with his time spent with Taj Mahal and Captain Beefheart, but for all intents and purposes reaches epic proportions on Boomer's Story. With two ambitious albeit uneven studio albums behind him, the California native plunged into roles that still define him today – that of sonic archeologist and cultural historian, shaping his 1972 Reprise effort with enlightened selections carved into the bedrock of America's folk, blues, and soul landscapes. Inspired, virtuosic, and poignant, Boomer's Story endures as a ravishing portrait of inspired translation and inventive craftsmanship that after years of neglect finally boasts sonics deserving of the performances.

Ry Cooder - My Name Is Buddy (2007) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at June 13, 2017
Ry Cooder - My Name Is Buddy (2007) [Re-Up]

Ry Cooder - My Name Is Buddy (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 371 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 162 Mb | Scans ~ 364 Mb
Country Blues, Country Folk, Americana | Label: Nonesuch | # 7559-79961-2 | 01:10:50

My Name Is Buddy: Another Record by Ry Cooder is the thirteenth studio album by Ry Cooder. It is the second social-political concept album by Ry Cooder. Cooder has described it as the second in a trilogy that began with Chávez Ravine and concluded with I, Flathead. The album is packaged in a small booklet that includes a brief story and drawing to accompany each song. Both the songs and the stories relate tales from the viewpoint of the characters, Buddy Red Cat, Lefty Mouse, and Reverend Tom Toad. The liner notes ask listeners/readers to join them as they "Journey through time and space in days of labor, big bosses, farm failures, strikes, company cops, sundown towns, hobos, and trains… the America of yesteryear".

Ry Cooder - Chavez Ravine (2005) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at June 13, 2017
Ry Cooder - Chavez Ravine (2005) [Re-Up]

Ry Cooder - Chávez Ravine (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 383 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb | Scans ~ 695 Mb
Americana, Tex-Mex, Latin Jazz | Label: Nonesuch | # 7559-79877-2 | Time: 01:10:07

Chávez Ravine: A Record by Ry Cooder is the twelfth studio album by Ry Cooder. It is the first concept album and historical album by Ry Cooder which tells the story of Chávez Ravine, a Mexican-American community demolished in the 1950s in order to build public housing. The housing was never built. Ultimately the Brooklyn Dodgers built a stadium on the site as part of their move to Los Angeles. Chávez Ravine was nominated for "Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album" in 2006.

Ry Cooder - Get Rhythm (1987) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at June 11, 2017
Ry Cooder - Get Rhythm (1987) [Re-Up]

Ry Cooder - Get Rhythm (1987)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 241 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 93 Mb | Scans ~ 58 Mb | 00:40:53
Roots Rock, Blues, Country Rock, Folk, Tex-Mex | Label: Warner Bros. | # 7599-25639-2

"The Musician's Musician". "The Master of the Eclectic". There are probably a dozen more titles by which this "guitar player" is known. To even refer to him as a guitar player is probably a gross mislabeling of this musician. He defies any sort of categorization; this is his greatest strength and for some his weakness. The theme for these nine cuts is rhythm of all different ilk. I won't even give the parameters because he seems to have none. I wondered how many different instruments he played on this album (I thought I counted five different types of guitar); it only says guitar and vocal for his credits. Listen to his version of "All Shook Up," more bop and rhythm than Elvis could put into four of his songs. It seems musicians line up to play with him, and they feel he did them a favor by letting them play on his albums. He always gives them plenty of space to do what they do. This CD will make the dead start tapping their toes.

Ry Cooder - Borderline (1980) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at June 11, 2017
Ry Cooder - Borderline (1980) [Re-Up]

Ry Cooder - Borderline (1980)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 230 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 101 Mb | Scans ~ 67 Mb
Roots Rock, Blues, Country Rock, Folk, Tex-Mex | Label: Warner Bros. | # 3489-2 | 00:44:08

With 1980's Borderline, Ry Cooder followed the foray into R&B and soul of his previous effort, Bop Till You Drop, but this time out with a little shot of the Southwest thrown in. At the same time, he also continues the primarily electric sound of that record. As far as his selection of material goes, Borderline may sometimes lack the surprising, esoteric charm of his earlier recordings, but there are still some terrific finds, including the Tex-Mex-flavored "The Girls from Texas," which may be the album's finest moment. Other highlights include one of John Hiatt's best, the written-to-order "The Way We Make a Broken Heart," as well as Billy "The Kid" Emerson's "Crazy 'Bout an Automobile," which Cooder had been performing live for a number of years, and the soulful Maurice & Mac treasure "Why Don't You Try Me." And while it's moments like these that help make Cooder's records special, he also takes on some better-known '50s and '60s offerings with moderate success.

Ry Cooder - Bop Till You Drop (1979) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at June 10, 2017
Ry Cooder - Bop Till You Drop (1979) [Re-Up]

Ry Cooder - Bop Till You Drop (1979)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 207 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 92 Mb | Scans ~ 91 Mb | 00:40:12
Blues-Rock, R&B, Gospel, Roots Rock, Folk-Rock | Label: Warner Bros. | # 7599-27398-2

Bop till You Drop is Ry Cooder's eighth album, released in 1979. This was the first major-label digitally recorded album of Pop music. The album consisted almost entirely of covers of earlier R&B and rock'n'roll classics, including Elvis Presley's "Little Sister" and the 1965 Fontella Bass-Bobby McClure hit "Don't Mess Up a Good Thing", on which Cooder duetted with soul star Chaka Khan, who also performed on the only original track on the album, "Down in Hollywood".