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Beggars Opera - 9 Albums (1970-2012) (Repost)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Feb. 4, 2017
Beggars Opera - 9 Albums (1970-2012) (Repost)

Beggars Opera - 9 Albums (1970-2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 3,38 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 1,2 GB | Covers - 456 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock, Hard Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Repertoire Records, Esoteric Recordings

This band was from Scotland, their name is derived from a novel by the poet John Gray in 1728. The musicians of Beggars Opera were Martin Griffiths (vocals), Rick Gardiner (guitar and vocals), Alan Park (keyboards), Gordon Sellar (bass, acoustic guitar and vocals), Virginia Scott (Mellotron and vocals) and Raymond Wilson (drums and percussion).
Their debut album "Act One" (1970) contains fluent and tasteful organ driven progrock with powerful "Sixties" sounding guitarwork. The long track "Raymond's Road" is a splendid tribute to the "classics" featuring Mozart's A la Turka, Bach's Toaccata in d-fuga en Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite on the Hammond organ…
Beggars Opera - Waters Of Change (Vertigo 6360 054) (GER 1971) (Vinyl 24-96 & 16-44.1)

Beggars Opera - Waters Of Change
FLAC | Artwork | 24Bit 96kHz: 778 MB | 16Bit 44.1kHz: 233 MB
Cat#: Vertigo 6360 054 | Country/Year: Germany 1971 (Original Swirl Vertigo)
Genre: Progressive Rock | Hoster: Fileserve/Hotfile/Filesonic

Beggars Opera were a progressive rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, and were formed in Glasgow in 1969 by guitarist Ricky Gardiner. Ricky Gardiner (guitarist) went on to play for David Bowie on the Low album and with Iggy Pop on the Lust for Life album as well as the famed Idiot tour of 1976. He co-wrote The Passenger with Iggy Pop. Alan Park (organist) worked with Sir Cliff Richard for many years as musical director.

Beggars Opera - Pathfinder (1972) {1995, Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at May 31, 2017
Beggars Opera - Pathfinder (1972) {1995, Reissue}

Beggars Opera - Pathfinder (1972) {1995, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 262 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 93 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 50 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Ⓟ 1972 Vertigo Records / © 1995 Repertoire Records #IMS 7028
Progressive Rock

Beggars Opera's third album offered up another dramatic change in pace and style from a band that had already demonstrated its musical schizophrenia well enough. Considerably more song-oriented than either of its predecessors, Pathfinder set out its stall with the pounding pop of "Hobo" before delving deep into period preoccupations with a truly visionary assault on "MacArthur Park" – imagine Vanilla Fudge if Brian Auger had created their arrangements. Eight minutes seem too short a time in which to layer all of the group's ideas, but they succeed with room to spare, and deliver what is probably the definitive reading of the song…

Beggars Opera - Waters Of Change (1971) {1995 Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at May 22, 2017
Beggars Opera - Waters Of Change (1971) {1995 Reissue}

Beggars Opera - Waters Of Change (1971) {1995 Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 267 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 102 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 53 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock, Progressive Rock | Repertoire Records #IMS 7029 / MSIF 7278

Pioneering progressive rock group Beggars Opera from Glasgow released several splendid albums for the Vertigo label in the early Seventies. The line up included vocalist Martin Griffiths, guitarist Ricky Gardiner and keyboard player Alan Park, who ensured a strong classical influence. ‘Waters Of Change’ was the group’s second effort, first released in 1971. It follows the pattern set by debut album ‘Act One’, and features highlight tracks ‘Time Machine’, ‘Silver Peacock’ and ‘The Fox’, given greater depth by the addition of Mellotron player Virginia Scott.
Beggars Opera – Waters Of Change (1971) Vertigo/6360 054 – DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Beggars Opera – Waters Of Change
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: Vertigo/6360 054 | Released: 1971 | This Issue: 1974 | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music
Swimming in mellotron
“Waters of change” was Beggar’s opera’s best album in my opinion, full of strong melodies and well constructed songs. Having introduced themselves with the innovative, classically driven “Act one”, the band invested in a mellotron, which instantly became the dominant instrument in their sound. The band moved away from the intricate symphonic prog of their first album, towards the art rock of the Moody Blues and Barclay James Harvest.
Beggars Opera – Act One (1970) Vertigo/6360 018 – NL Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - NEW 2017 RIP!!

Beggars Opera – Beggars Opera Act One
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: Vertigo/6360 018 | Released: 1970 | This Issue: 197? | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection
What a mindblowing debut-album this is! The very melodic and harmonic music from this five-piece band is based upon an incredible dynamic and propulsive rhythm-section and splendid, very exciting Hammond organ work, often accompanied by a powerful and fiery electric guitar. The interplay between the musicians is magnificent and the excertions on keyboards and guitar are very compelling, in the spirit of the late Sixties and early Seventies.

A Pauper's History of England: 1,000 Years of Peasants, Beggars and Guttersnipes  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at April 8, 2016
A Pauper's History of England: 1,000 Years of Peasants, Beggars and Guttersnipes

Peter Stubley, "A Pauper's History of England: 1,000 Years of Peasants, Beggars and Guttersnipes"
English | ISBN: 1783376112 | 2015 | EPUB | 224 pages | 23,2 MB

Beggars and Thieves: Lives of Urban Street Criminals  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Aug. 28, 2015
Beggars and Thieves: Lives of Urban Street Criminals

Beggars and Thieves: Lives of Urban Street Criminals by Mark S. Fleisher
English | Nov. 1995 | ISBN: 0299147703 | 332 Pages | PDF | 59.75 MB

This ethnographic study of contemporary urban criminals examines issues such as the human dimensions of criminal lives, the family conditions that cause children to become deviant, and the role of jails and prisons in deterrence and rehabilitation.

Absent Minded Beggars: The Volunteers in the Boer War  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at May 8, 2015
Absent Minded Beggars: The Volunteers in the Boer War

William Bennett, "Absent Minded Beggars: The Volunteers in the Boer War"
1999 | ISBN-10: 085052685X | 224 pages | EPUB | 6 MB
Spiritual Beggars ‎- Earth Blues (2013) [Limited Edition] 2CD

Spiritual Beggars ‎- Earth Blues (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks & cue & log) | 624 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 209 MB | Scans | 01:25:37
Genre: Stoner Rock/Metal | Country: Sweden | Label: InsideOut Music | 0637-2

Apollo's second album with Spiritual Beggars, Earth Blues, was released on April 15, 2013. The album has been noted for drawing influence from Deep Purple.Spiritual Beggars is a stoner metal band from Halmstad, Sweden, formed by Michael Amott, who is known from Arch Enemy, Carcass and Carnage. The band is heavily influenced by 70s hard rock and incorporates elements of psychedelia into its music.