This album was arranged by Rodrigo y Gabriela working closely with pianist Alex Wilson (Courtney Pine, Ernest Ranglin and Mali Latino), who did the arrangements for the thirteen piece Cuban orchestra and with guest appearances including bandmembers from The Cult, Testament, Miles Davis' Band and Chick Corea. This beautiful record, packed in a gatefold sleeve including an insert, is cut on 45RPM, for the optimal audiophile experience. Those who have never heard of Rodrigo Y Gabriela, please watch the awesome video below:
'Just As I Am' is considered as one of the best soul debuts ever issued. Of course, the instantly recognizable anthem "Ain't No Sunshine" gets all of the acclaim it so richly deserves, but in tracks like "Harlem", "Grandma's Hands", "I'm Her Daddy" and "Better Off Dead" you can hear the intensity and maturity of Bill's performances as well.
In September 1985 Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash returned to the Sun Records Studio in Memphis to record an ode to Elvis Presley & the city they all loved. 'Memphis Rock & Roll Homecoming', with its mix of jazz, blues, country, gospel, rock 'n' roll and soul, is now a proud part of the legendary city's legacy!
Electric Light Orchestra's most ambitious album to date! For this album the decided to hire a 30 piece orchestra and choir to fill out their sound, and the investment paid off. With the unforgettable "Can't Get It Out Of My Head" as the lead single, 'Eldorado' was a commercial as well as a critical success, and it would achieve gold status in the US. This release includes an insert.
'Rastaman Vibration' is a '76 roots reggae album by Bob Marley & The Wailers. For the 'Rastaman Vibration' album Marley assembled what many fans believe to be his finest Wailers band. The album was a great success, becoming his first release to reach the top ten on the Billboard 200 charts and includes "Crazy Baldhead", "War" and "Rat Race".
The dreamily experimental symph pop classic 'A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular' was originally released in 1996. Music On Vinyl is re-issuing this album on 180 grams audiophile vinyl and with printed innersleeve for the first time since the original release. Including the single "2Wicky", which was featured on the soundtrack of the film 'Stealing Beauty'.
When his first wife filed for divorce in 1975 she was awarded half of the royalties for this project as alimony. The naked truth about love, marriage, and divorce, exposed in all its glory in both the lyrics and the artwork of this album, which is filled with subtle - and not so subtle - digs to his wife. Music On Vinyl is re-releasing this legendary album for the first time since 1978, with its original artwork in a gatefold sleeve!
His debut album 'Guitar Town' topped the Billboard Country album charts. Earle showed an angry literacy, a dark sense of humour & a street-smart snarl that was uncommon amongst his country counterparts and made him stand out amongst the crowd. But he was also an outcast because of his anti-Vietnam stance & long hair. This is the first vinyl re-issue of this double Grammy nominated album since its original release and it includes the bonus track "State Trooper"and an insert!
Their signature sound of clear harmony singing and jangling guitars combined well with the sounds of The Beatles & The Rolling Stones, which made them the pioneers of Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Raga Rock, and Country Rock. This album was a labour of love, though; it's more experimental and progressive than their previous works and is considered one of the best albums they made...
Their 1980 debut album 'The Awakening' is a diverse album marked by chunky dance music, romantic ballads and even a instrumental fusion track. Hit song "Remote Control" is a funky party song with an energetic bass line, while ballads such as "Come In Out Of The Rain" are reminiscent of Otis Sr. in his heyday. Available on vinyl for the first time since its original release!
The songs of this album were recorded during a single session in Rudy Van Gelder's Englewood studios on March 7, 1963. It features "Lush Life", a last minute addition to the session after they heard Nat King Cole's rendition on the car radio on their way to the studio. This version, would become the definitive one, and it still sounds as poignant as it did forty years ago.