Harry Starks

L'irresistibile ascesa di Harry Starks - Jake Arnott  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Maroutan at June 26, 2016
L'irresistibile ascesa di Harry Starks - Jake Arnott

L'irresistibile ascesa di Harry Starks - Jake Arnott
Italian | 2001 | 376 Pages | ASIN: B00GBACTDO | EPUB | 283.39 KB

Nella favolosa Londra degli anni sessanta, sotto la patina del boom economico e dei locali alla moda esiste un'altra città dominata dai racket, fatta di rapine, prostituzione e truffe. Perfettamente a suo agio in questa mondo si muove Harry Starks, gangster omosessuale, gestore di club, re del traffico di materiale pornografico, futuro laureato in sociologia e fan di Judy Garland. La storia di Harry è raccontata attraverso le voci di cinque "soci" che hanno assistito alla crescita e al crollo del suo impero…
Harry Belafonte - Belafonte at the Greek Theatre (1963/2016) [TR24][OF]

Harry Belafonte - Belafonte at the Greek Theatre
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 74:26 min | 1.59 GB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 1963/2016

By 1963, Harry Belafonte's live act had taken on the proportions of a theatrical event, tightly choregraphed and rehearsed with elaborate production numbers. For a solid month during the summer of 1963, the act sold out Los Angeles' Greek Theatre, an open-air amphitheatre nestled in the Hollywood Hills. Fans who couldn't get in would climb trees surrounding the theatre to get a glimpse of the show (Belafonte may have coined the phrase "nosebleed section").

Harry Belafonte - Swing Dat Hammer (1960/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 5, 2016
Harry Belafonte - Swing Dat Hammer (1960/2016) [TR24][OF]

Harry Belafonte - Swing Dat Hammer
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 38:35 min | 833 MB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 1960/2016

An album focusing on music of chain gangs, this record is as explosive and powerful as any in Belafonte's catalog. Accompanied again by the Belafonte Folk Singers and the occasional guitar and bass (with conductor Bob Corman credited under his real name, Robert De Cormier), Belafonte turns the hypnotic, rhythmic chants of Negro prisoners into riveting, passionate songs of unrelenting loneliness and shame ("Swing Dat Hammer"), torturous days laboring in the hot sun ("Go Down Old Hannah"), hatred for their captors ("Grizzly Bear") and even their guard dogs ("Here Rattler Here").

Harry Belafonte - Streets I Have Walked (1963/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 5, 2016
Harry Belafonte - Streets I Have Walked (1963/2016) [TR24][OF]

Harry Belafonte - Streets I Have Walked
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/196 kHz | 38:16 min | 841 MB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 1963/2016

This is another of Belafonte's attempts to musically circumnavigate the globe, performing songs from a variety of world cultures. Songs from the West Indies, once a major portion of his repertoire, were reduced to one on this album. Joining him on this album is a junior high school choir from Queens, New York.

Harry Belafonte - Belafonte Sings the Blues (1958/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 5, 2016
Harry Belafonte - Belafonte Sings the Blues (1958/2016) [TR24][OF]

Harry Belafonte - Belafonte Sings the Blues
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | 45:02 min | 1.57 GB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 1958/2016

After flirting with traditional African-American material in his previous albums, Belafonte, for the first time, devotes an entire album to the blues. However, of the eleven songs, only two could be classified as traditional blues: "In the Evenin' Mama" and "Cotton Fields," the latter given a five minute treatment. Belafonte would take this song on the road as part of his live act for the next decade. Of the other songs, three were covers of Ray Charles standards ("A Fool For You," "Hallelujah I Love Her So," "Mary Ann").

Harry Belafonte - Belafonte (1955/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 5, 2016
Harry Belafonte - Belafonte (1955/2016) [TR24][OF]

Harry Belafonte - Belafonte
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 42:18 min | 604 MB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 1955/2016

Belafonte's second album includes songs featured in the Broadway production of Three for Tonight, which starred Belafonte along with Gower and Marge Champion. The collection again featured a variety of material, which would become a hallmark with his albums up until the mid-1960s. But now, for the first time, the power of Belafonte's interpretive skills become apparent, especially with songs culled from field recordings of chain gangs and southern prisons. "Jump Down, Spin Around" and "Sylvie" were both popularized by Leadbelly.

Harry Belafonte - In My Quiet Room (1966/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 5, 2016
Harry Belafonte - In My Quiet Room (1966/2016) [TR24][OF]

Harry Belafonte - In My Quiet Room
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | 39:31 min | 1.42 GB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 1966/2016

Probably the lushest album Harry Belafonte ever made, this record offered further proof to record store owners that HB should be moved from the folk section to easy listening. The liner notes try to label the record as a concept album of ballads, but the only concept we can see is another record to be heard in subdued volume in dentists' offices and elevators. One begins to wonder whether Belafonte, not even 40, had his best years behind him already.

Deborah Harry - Def, Dumb & Blonde (1989) [Japanese Release]  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 30, 2016
Deborah Harry - Def, Dumb & Blonde (1989) [Japanese Release]

Deborah Harry - Def, Dumb & Blonde (1989) [Japanese Release]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 468 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 189 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Pop/Rock, Dance Rock, New Wave | Label: Chrysalis/Toshiba EMI Ltd | # TOCP-5927 | Time: 01:03:55

Although Debbie Harry's popularity had decreased by the late '80s, 1989 wasn't a bad year for her at all. That year, Blondie's former lead vocalist successfully portrayed a struggling singer on the brilliant but underrated CBS crime drama Wiseguy, and demonstrated that she could still have considerable fun in the studio. Under the direction of hit producer Mike Chapman – who had worked with Blondie, as well as with everyone from Sweet to Scandal – Harry delivers an eclectic CD that isn't in a class with a Blondie treasure like Parallel Lines but nonetheless has a lot going for it. Much of this new wave-ish pop/rock and European-flavored dance music is heartfelt, clever, and quite memorable. Everything from the charming "Brite Side" (which she performed on Wiseguy) to the addictive "Bike Boy" to the haunting "He Is So" makes it clear that Harry, at 43, was far from a has-been.
Harry Verbeke / Rob Agerbeek Quartet - Gibraltar (1979) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Harry Verbeke / Rob Agerbeek Quartet - Gibraltar (1979) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 240 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 112 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 256 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1979, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6410
Jazz / Post Bop / Modern Post Bebop / Saxophone / Piano Trio

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. A killer Dutch duo from the end of the 70s – tenorist Harry Verbeke, who's got a bold, clear sound – and pianist Rob Agerbeek, who's been making soulful sides from the 60s onwards! The pair get great accompaniment here from drummer Billy Higgins and bassist Herbie Lewis – the last of whom may be at his best here – with these well-placed, well-rounded lines that help the record groove right from the start – and which give the record a nice bounce, even in gentler moments – followed up strongly by Agerbeek and his strong sense of chord progressions. Most tunes are familiar, but get nice readings by the group – and titles include "Gibraltar, "Holy Land", "Soul Sister", "No Me Esqueca", and "No Problem".
Harry Allen And Friends - For George, Cole And Duke (2014) {Blue Heron}

Harry Allen And Friends - For George, Cole And Duke (2014)
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 453MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 200MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

There is no greater paragon of tenor saxophonist taste than Harry Allen. While the fickle winds of prevailing styles continue to blow this or that way, Allen stands tall like the mighty oak, unswayed by fad fashions and firmly rooted to the music of the Great American Songbook. On this appealing date, Allen visits the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington.