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Rick Wakeman ‎– Country Airs (1986) Coda Records/NAGE 10 – Original US Pressing - LP/FLAC in 24bit/96kHz - NEW 2016 RIP!

Rick Wakeman ‎– Country Airs / Piano Solos
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Label: Coda Records/NAGE 10 | Release: 1986 | Genre: Classical

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection
A sublime collection of wonderful timeless music to treasure.
Upon seeing the `New Age Collection’ tag on the front cover of Rick Wakeman’s `Country Airs’, I expected to find a disc full of faceless digital synths to backing sounds of nature and stormy rainforests. What a pleasure to find not a single cold machine, instead a stunning collection of solo piano pieces.
Christy Moore - Christy Moore (1988)  Atlantic/7 81835-1 - 1st US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

Christy Moore - Christy Moore
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Label: Atlantic/7 81835-1 | Release: 1988 | Genre: Folk-Rock

Appearing "Sweet Music Roll On"
This self-titled album, Christy Moore's first on Atlantic Records, seemed intended to introduce him to a wider audience, possibly including American listeners. The album cover includes quotes from Irish music celebrities like Elvis Costello, Shane McGowan and Bono, describing Moore as the "greatest living Irishman" and the Irish equivalent to Woody Guthrie. These endorsements are true enough, but the album they promote proceeds to water down Moore's greatness almost beyond recognition.
Wallenstein - Blitzkrieg (1972) Ohr/OHR 70034-1, Pilz - EU 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

Wallenstein - Blitzkrieg
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Label: Ohr/OHR 70034-1, Pilz/ZYX Music | Released: 1972/2013 | Genre: Krautrock

Essential: A masterpiece of progressive rock music.
One of Germany's longer lasting bands had first started as Blitzkrieg (until they found out a British band used the name as well) and changed their name to Wallenstein and kept their former name for the album, gracing it with a war-themed gatefold cover. Produced by the unavoidable Dieter Dierks and released on the ultra collectible Pilz label in early 72, this debut album is stunning effort that transformed the 200 MPH speed notion into music. Keyboardist Jurgen Dollasse's very international group comprised of a Dutch bassist Berkers, an American guitarist Barone and fellow German drummer Grosskopf (big head), but clearly jurgen is the star of the show with his battery of keys, mainly piano, but harpsichord and mellotron, but surprisingly no organ.
The Nice - Nice (1969) Immediate/Z12 52022 - US Promo Pressing - LP In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

The Nice - Nice
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Label: Immediate/Z12 52022 | Release: 1969 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive-rock music.
As Nice As Mother Makes It
After two very robust but patchy albums the Nice adopted a slightly different approach to their third by exploiting a half live/half studio hybrid. They felt that this (on the advice of their new manager Tony Stratton-Smith) would showcase the 'best of both worlds' as the studio precedents were not felt to do justice to their live performances.
The Nice - Elegy (1971) Philips/6303 011 - Original DE Demo Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

The Nice - Elegy
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Label: Philips/6303 011 | Release: 1971 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection.
Although admittedly a posthumous release, I was very surprised at the rather dismissive tenor of many of the reviews of this album to date. Hopefully this record will be reappraised soon as being a release worthy of anyone's consideration as I feel it does enhance an already rich legacy left behind by this very fine and innovative band. (So what if Charisma wanted to ride the slipstream of the lucrative ELP juggernaut?)
The Nice - Ars Longa Vita Brevis (1969) Immediate/Z12 52020 - US Pressing - LP In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY REPOST

The Nice - Ars Longa Vita Brevis
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Label: Immediate/Z12 52020 | Release: 1968 | This Issue: 1969 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog-rock music collection.
It is not possible to overestimate the Nice's importance to Progressive Rock. In their moment, they were prog and if the eye-opening debut Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack didn't show that, this dazzling follow-up did. Sure they're so old and dated you'd never put them on unless alone in the house.
Vanilla Fudge - Renaissance (1968) ATCO Records/SD 33-244 - 1st US Pressing - LP In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

Vanilla Fudge - Renaissance
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Label: ATCO Records/SD 33-244 | Released: 1968 | Genre: Psychedelic-Rock

Another fundamental brick in the prog-rock music wall.
This band started its career by doing artistic cover versions from tunes composed by other people, and this third album presents their own matured composing skills. Earlier "The Beat Goes On" was more like an abstract artsy tryout when compared to this masterpiece in my opinion. The most dominant elements are still the strong organ chord layers, powerful vocal harmonies and very strong emotional load, resembling a state of religious pathos.
Vanilla Fudge - Vanilla Fudge (1967) ATCO Records/SD 33-224 - 1st US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

Vanilla Fudge - Vanilla Fudge
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Label: ATCO Records/SD 33-224 | Released: 1967 | Genre: Psychedelic-Rock

Essential: A masterpiece of psych-rock music collection.
Vanilla Fudge are a pioneering psychedelic band with a superb lineup and are famous for psyching up well known cover versions. Their debut albums features some of their best and most popular material such as the stunning' You Keep Me Hanging On', 'Eleanor Rigby' and 'She's Not There'.
Gwendal ‎– Gwendal (1974) Pathé Marconi EMI/2C 064-12725 – 1st FR Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

Gwendal ‎– Gwendal
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Label: Pathé Marconi EMI | Release: 1974 | Genre: Progressive-Folk

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music.
Gwendal and they first self-titled LP released in 1974, in my opinion one of they best works.
La Bamboche ‎– Quitte Paris (1977) Hexagone/883 012 - 1st FR Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

La Bamboche ‎– Quitte Paris
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Label: Hexagone/883 012 | Release: 1977 | Genre: Celtic-Folk

Excellent addition to any celtic-folk music collection.