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Blues Guitar Box
Blues Guitar Box
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Price: £34.89

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars So many legends ..... this and the companion Vol 2 (3 cds too) showcase the finest electric blues, 21 May 2015
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These are the fabulous tracks you get...

1-1 –T-Bone Walker Tell Me What's The Reason 2:36
1-2 –John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Steppin' Out (Guitar – Eric Clapton) 2:27
1-3 –Muddy Waters And Rory Gallagher Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man 5:03
1-4 –Robert Cray And Albert Collins She's Into Something 3:49
1-5 –Lonnie Mack If You Have To Know (Guitar – Stevie Ray Vaughan) 4:31
1-6 –John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Greeny (Guitar – Peter Green) 3:50
1-7 –John Lee Hooker Dimples 2:12
1-8 –The Allman Brothers Band Statesboro Blue (Guitar – Duane Allman) 4:14
1-9 –B.B. King I Need My Baby 5:26
1-10 –Barry Goldberg And Mike Bloomfield Blues For Barry And Michael 4:49
1-11 –Steve Cropper Big Bird (Guitar – Albert King) 3:13
1-12 –Roy Buchanan Pete's Blues 7:16
1-13 –Clarence Gatemouth Brown Gate Walks To Board 3:53
1-14 –Otis Rush So Many Roads 3:10

2-1 –John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Oh Pretty Woman (Guitar – Mick Taylor) 3:30
2-2 –Magic Sam All Your Love 2:48
2-3 –Albert Collins Fake I.D. 3:46
2-4 –Muddy Waters Long Distance Call (Guitar – Mike Bloomfield) 6:37
2-5 –Buddy Guy Worried Blues 3:06
2-6 –Howlin' Wolf And Eric Clapton Little Red Rooster 5:39
2-7 –Johnny Winter Don't Take Advantage Of Me 5:24
2-8 –Anson Funderburgh And The Rockets Meanstreak 2:31
2-9 –Lowell Fulson Reconsider Baby 3:08
2-10 –Robert Cray And Albert Collins And Johnny Copeland Blackjack 6:26
2-11 –Jeff Beck Steelin' 2:38
2-12 –Freddie King Going Down 3:21
2-13 –Ike Turner Prancin' 2:38
2-14 –Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You 7:12
2-15 –Bobby Radcliff Stick Around 3:34

3-1 –Little Milton Walking The Backstreets And Crying 6:18
3-2 –Robert Cray The Score 4:00
3-3 –Jimmy Page And Eric Clapton Freight Loader 2:17
3-4 –Hound Dog Taylor And The House Rockers Sadie 6:10
3-5 –Matt Murphy Takin' Off 3:45
3-6 –John Mayall's Bluesbreakers The Stumble (Guitar – Peter Green) 2:50
3-7 –B.B. King Outside Help 6:55
3-8 –Jimmy Reed Shame Shame Shame 2:49
3-9 –Elmore James The Sun Is Shining 2:40
3-10 –Joe Louis Walker City Of Angels 6:35
3-11 –George Thorogood And The Destroyers Madison Blues 4:16
3-12 –Fenton Robinson Texas Flood 4:12
3-13 –Albert Collins Thaw Out 4:55
3-14 –Freddie King I'm Ready 3:45

Blues Guitar Box Vol.2
Blues Guitar Box Vol.2
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Price: £30.95

5.0 out of 5 stars So many legends ..... this and the companion Vol 1 (3 cds too) showcase the finest electric blues, 16 May 2015
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Tracklist & timings
CD 1
1 Last Night Jesse 'Guitar' Taylor 3:27
2 T Bone Shuffle Robert Cray 4:58
3 Leave My Girl Alone Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble 4:18
4 When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer B.B. King 2:57
5 Chicken, Gravy and Biscuits Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials 3:18
6 Bernard Jenkins John Mayall & Eric Clapton 3:51
7 I Can't Quit You Baby Little Milton 6:43
8 Wild About You Baby Elmore James 3:20
9 First Time I Met the Blues Buddy Guy 6:23
10 Think Twice Before You Go John Lee Hooker 2:05
11 SRV (My Mood Too) Joe Louis Walker & Otis Grand 5:56
12 Our Love Is Running Out Kenny Neal 4:31
13 Too Tired Johnny "Guitar" Watson 2:44
14 Driving Sideways John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers 3:57
CD 2
1 Buck's Boogie Matt Murphy 4:35
2 Double Trouble Otis Rush 6:51
3 Wound Up Tight Lonnie Brooks & Johnny Winter 5:21
4 Stormy Monday Blues Bobby “Blue” Bland 4:05
5 Love That Burns Fleetwood Mac 5:03
6 Talking The Blues B.B. King 2:20
7 Howling Wolf Muddy Waters 5:59
8 Blue Coat Man Eddie Boyd 2:34
9 You're Gonna Need My Help Someday Muddy Waters & Otis Spann 3:24
10 Shuggie's Boogie Shuggie Otis 4:12
11 Black Cat Lightnin' Hopkins 2:32
12 Come On Back Home J.B. Hutto & The Hawks 3:52
13 It Was Rainin' Johnny Winter 5:08
14 Catfish Blues Jimi Hendrix 5:27
CD 3
1 Okie Dokie Stomp Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown 2:36
2 Roadhouse Blues Albert King 10:07
3 Shake Your Money Maker Fleetwood Mac 2:58
4 Pulpwood Freddie King 7:14
5 Cummings Prison Farm Magic Slim and the Teardrops 5:11
6 Third Degree Champion Jack Dupree 3:19
7 I Better Go Now Howlin’ Wolf 2:46
8 The Story of My Life Guitar Slim 3:03
9 The Super‐Natural John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers 2:58
10 Twisting the Strings Ike Turner 2:44
11 Born in Georgia Tinsley Ellis 4:27
12 Brown Skinned Woman Jimmy Rogers 4:21
13 Drowning on Dry Land Roy Buchanan 6:24
14 Standing in the Back Door Crying Lafayette Thomas 3:18
15 Texas Hop Pee Wee Crayton 2:45
16 You Give Me the Blues Baby Guitar Shorty 5:11
Release information
Album + Compilation

Label Sequel Records
United Kingdom 1991

Roots N' Blues: Retrospective 1925-1950 Box set Edition by Various Artists (1992) Audio CD
Roots N' Blues: Retrospective 1925-1950 Box set Edition by Various Artists (1992) Audio CD

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful carefully compiled collection of true rarities. Stupendous., 8 May 2015
Track listing
Disc one
Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers - "Whitehouse Blues" (3:25) (recorded September 20, 1926 in New York City, New York)
Aiken Country String Band - "High Sheriff" (2:53) (recorded September 19, 1927 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
Frank Hutchison - "The Last Scene of the Titanic" (3:30) (recorded April 29, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri)
Hersal Thomas - "Suitcase Blues" (2:36) (recorded c. February 22, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois)
The Reverend J.M. Gates - "Death's Black Train is Coming" (3:11) (recorded April 24, 1926 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Dora Carr - "Cow Cow Blues" (2:50) (recorded October 1, 1925 in New York City, New York)
Vance's Tennessee Breakdowners - "Washington County Fox Chase" (2:57) (recorded September 22, 1927 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
Fiddlin' John Carson - "I'm Going to Take the Train to Charlotte" (3:05) (recorded August 10, 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Ernest V. Stoneman's Trio - Untitled (3:01) (recorded January 1, 1927 in New York City, New York)
Whistler and His Jug Band - "Low Down Blues" (2:56) (recorded April 29, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri)
Washington Phillips - "Paul and Silas in Jail" (2:42) (recorded December 2, 1927 in Dallas, Texas)
Barbecue Bob - "Blind Pig Blues" (3:02) (recorded April 13, 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Austin and Lee Allen - "Chattanooga Blues" (3:04) (recorded November 4, 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Sherman Tedder - Untitled (2:57) (recorded February 25, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee)
Dallas String Band with Coley Jones - "Hokum Blues" (3:25) (recorded December 8, 1928 in Dallas, Texas)
Gladys Bentley - "Worried Blues" (2:45) (recorded August 8, 1928 in New York City, New York)
Elizabeth Johnson - "Empty Bed Blues, Part One" (3:02) (recorded June 26, 1928 in New York City, New York)
Elizabeth Johnson - "Empty Bed Blues, Part Two" (3:22) (recorded June 26, 1928 in New York City, New York)
South Georgia Highballers - "Blue Grass Twist" (2:48) (recorded October 5, 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Charlie Bowman and His Brothers - "Moonshiner and His Money" (3:10) (recorded February 20, 1929 in New York City, New York)
Clarence Horton Greene - "Johnson City Blues" (2:57) (recorded October 15, 1928 in Johnson City, Tennessee)
The Reverend Johnny Blakey, assisted by the Sanctified Singers - "Warming By The Devil's Fire" (3:25) (recorded December 6, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois)
Papa Too Sweet & Harry Jones - "(Honey) It's Tight Like That" (2:36) (recorded December 11, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois)
Mississippi John Hurt - "Big Leg Blues" (2:51) (recorded December 21, 1928 in New York City, New York)
Daniels-Deason Sacred Harp Singers - "Hallelujah" (2:58) (recorded October 24, 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia)

Disc two
Herschel Brown and His Happy Five - "Liberty" (2:54) (recorded March 19, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Mamie Smith - "My Sportin' Man" (2:58) (recorded March 30, 1929 in New York City, New York)
Blues Birdhead - "Mean Low Blues" (3:13) (recorded October 13, 1929 in Richmond, Virginia)
Pink Anderson and Simmie Dooley - "C.C. & O. Blues" (3:05) (recorded April 14, 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia)
The OKeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers - "Ortonville" (3:11) (recorded March 18, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Slim Doucet - "Dear Black Eyes (Chere Yeux Noirs)" (3:00) (recorded March 20, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Roosevelt Sykes - "Roosevelt Blues" (2:47) (recorded November 16, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois)
The Hokum Boys - "Gin Mill Blues" (3:27) (recorded November 16, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois)
Joe Falcon, accompanied by Clemo and Ophy Breaux - "Osson" (2:56) (recorded April 18, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia)
W.T. Narmour & S.W. Smith - "Sweet Milk and Peaches (Breakdown)" (3:11) (recorded September 25, 1929 in New York City, New York)
Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers, with Riley Puckett & Clayton McMichen - "Soldier's Joy" (2:54) (recorded October 29, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Whistlin' Alex Moore - "They May Not Be My Toes" (3:02) (recorded December 5, 1929 in Dallas, Texas)
Mississippi Sheiks - "The Jazz Fiddler" (3:13) (recorded February 17, 1930 in Shreveport, Louisiana)
Lonnie Johnson - "I Have To Do My Time" (3:09) (recorded August 5, 1930 in New York City, New York)
Tom Darby and Jimmie Tarlton - "Lonesome Frisco Line" (3:17) (recorded October 31, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Roy Harvey and Leonard Copeland - "Back to the Blue Ridge" (2:55) (recorded June 30, 1930 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Buster Carter and Preston Young - "Darn Good Girl" (2:51) (recorded June 26, 1931 in New York City, New York)
Bo Carter - "West Jackson Blues" (3:17) (recorded June 10, 1930 in San Antonio, Texas)
Lonnie Johnson and Clara Smith (as Violet Green) - "You Had Too Much" (3:19) (recorded October 31, 1930 in New York City, New York)
Silver Leaf Quartet - "Oh! Glory Glory" (3:13) (recorded March 20, 1931 in New York City, New York)
Freeny's Barn Dance Band - "Don't You Remember the Time" (3:16) (recorded December 16, 1930 in Jackson, Mississippi)
Pelican Wildcats - "Walkin' Georgia Blues" (2:56) (recorded October 27, 1931 in Atlanta, Georgia)
Peetie Wheatstraw (The Devil's Son-in-Law) - "Police Station Blues" (3:03) (recorded March 15, 1932 in New York City, New York)
Tindley Quaker City Gospel Singers - "Hallelujah Side" (3:16) (recorded March 8, 1932 in New York City, New York)
Will Batts - "Highway #61 Blues" (2:42) (recorded August 3, 1933 in New York City, New York)

Disc three
W. Lee O'Daniel and His Light Crust Doughboys - "Doughboys Theme Song #1" (0:41) (recorded c. April 1934 in San Antonio, Texas)
W. Lee O'Daniel and His Hillbilly Boys - "Ida (Sweet as Apple Cider)" (3:09) (recorded November 21, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas)
W. Lee O'Daniel and His Light Crust Doughboys - "Doughboys Theme Song #2" (0:29) (recorded c. April 1934 in San Antonio, Texas)
Blind Willie McTell & Partner - "Bell Street Lightnin'" (2:52) (recorded September 21, 1933 in New York City, New York)
Charlie Patton - "Jersey Bull Blues" (3:04) (recorded January 30, 1934 in New York City, New York)
Walter Roland - "Every Morning Blues" (2:44) (recorded August 2, 1934 in New York City, New York)
Blue Ridge Ramblers - "D Blues" (2:48) (recorded February 14, 1935 in New York City, New York)
Breaux Freres - "La valse des yeux bleu (Blue Eyes Waltz)" (3:11) (recorded October 9, 1934 in San Antonio, Texas)
Lucille Bogan (as Bessie Jackson) - "Skin Game Blues" (2:57) (recorded March 8, 1935 in New York City, New York)
Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell - "Good Woman Blues" (2:57) (recorded December 14, 1934 in New York City, New York)
Josh White (as Pinewood Tom) - "Sissy Man" (2:49) (recorded March 18, 1935 in New York City, New York)
The Rhythm Wreckers - "Blue Yodel #2 (My Lovin' Gal Lucille)" (2:46) (recorded March 27, 1937 in Los Angeles, California)
The Anglin Twins (Jack and Jim) - "Just Inside The Pearly Gates" (2:25) (recorded November 5, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas)
Bumble Bee Slim (Amos Easton) - "Hard Rocks in My Bed" (2:40) (recorded February 6, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois)
The Two Charlies - "Tired Feelin' Blues" (3:03) (recorded April 10, 1936 in New York City, New York)
Eldon Baker with His Brown County Revellers - "One Eyed Sam" (2:51) (recorded June 5, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois)
A'nt Idy Harper with The Coon Creek Girls - "Poor Naomi Wise" (3:36) (recorded June 30, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois)
(Kid) Prince Moore - "South Bound Blues" (3:01) (recorded April 10, 1936 in New York City, New York)
Big Bill Broonzy - "C & A Blues" (2:58) (recorded June 20, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois)
George Curry - "My Last Five Dollars" (2:36) (recorded November 2, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois)
The Nite Owls - "Memphis Blues" (2:21) (recorded June 12, 1938 in Dallas, Texas)
The Alley Boys of Abbeville - "Pourquoi tu m'aime pas" (3:46) (recorded June 30, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee)
Reverend Benny Campbell - "Have Mercy on Me" (2:32) (recorded November 8, 1938 in Columbia, South Carolina)
Albert Ammons - "Shout For Joy" (2:25) (recorded December 30, 1938 in New York City, New York)
Jack Kelly - "Flower Blues" (2:30) (recorded July 14, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee)
Cliff Carlisle (as Bob Clifford) - "Onion Eating Mama" (2:54) (recorded August 29, 1934 in New York City, New York)
Callahan Bros. - "Brown's Ferry Blues #2" (3:06) (recorded April 11, 1935 in New York City, New York)
Little Buddy Doyle - "Slick Capers Blues" (2:35) (recorded July 1, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee)
Bill "Jazz" Gillum (as Bill McKinley) - "Poor Boy Blues" (2:54) (recorded May 2, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois)

Disc four
Frank Edwards - "We Got To Get Together" (2:36) (recorded May 28, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois)
Sweet Violet Boys - "You Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)" (2:49) (recordcd February 15, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois)
The Humbard Family - "I'll Fly Away" (2:49) (recorded April 17, 1940 in Dallas, Texas)
Tony Hollins - "Cross Cut Saw Blues" (2:48) (recorded June 3, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois)
Peter Cleighton - "Black Snake Blues" (2:51) (recorded July 1, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois)
Black Cats and the Kitten - "Step It Up and Go" (2:48) (recorded October 21, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois)
Bob and Randall Atcher - "Papa's Going Crazy, Mama's Going Mad" (2:38) (recorded June 13, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois)
Adolf Hofner and His San Antonians - "Cotton-Eyed Joe" (2:29) (recorded February 28, 1941 in Dallas, Texas)
Poor Boy Burke - "Old Vets Blues" (2:53) (recorded November 21, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois)
Little Son Joe - "Black Rat Swing" (2:52) (recorded December 12, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois)
Big Maceo Merriweather - "Macy Special" (2:42) (recorded February 19, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois)
Light Crust Doughboys, with J.B. Brinkley - "It's Funny What Love Will Make You Do" (2:47) (recorded March 3, 1941 in Dallas, Texas)
Hank Penny and His Radio Cowboys - "Army Blues" (2:36) (recorded June 29, 1941 in Charlotte, North Carolina)
James (Beale Street) Clark - "Who But You" (2:38) (recorded October 24, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois)
Homer Harris - "Tomorrow May Be Too Late" (3:05) (recorded September 27, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois)
Muddy Waters (as McKinley Morganfield) - "Burying Ground Blues" (2:30) (recorded September 27, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois)
Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys - "Goodbye Old Pal" (2:23) (recorded February 13, 1945 in Nashville, Tennessee)
Gene Autry - "Dixie Cannonball" (2:40) (recorded September 9, 1946 in Hollywood, California)
Bill Landford and The Landfordaires - "Run On For A Long Time" (2:34) (recorded December 15, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee)
Big Joe Williams - "Baby, Please Don't Go" (2:57) (recorded July 22, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois)
Sister Myrtle Fields accompanied by Austin McCoy Trio - "I"m Toiling" (2:43) (recorded January 7, 1950 in Hollywood, California)
Willie (Boodle It) Right - "Two By Four Blues" (2:56) (recorded October 7, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois)
Bailes Bros. - "You Can't Go Halfway (And Get In)" (2:46) (recorded December 21, 1947, location not listed)
Molly O'Day and the Cumberland Mountain Folks - "Heaven's Radio" (2:49) (recorded June 20, 1950 in Nashville, Tennessee)
Rosetta Howard - "Plow Hand Blues" (2:46) (recorded December 20, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois)
Memphis Seven - "Grunt Meat Blues" (2:47) (recorded October 4, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois)
Deep South Boys - "Until I Found The Lord" (2:25) (recorded December 20, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee)
Brother Porter and Brother Cook - "I Know My Jesus Won't Deny Me" (2:41) (recorded July 11, 1950 in New York City, New York)

Polyphonic Voices of Georgia (Sacred Music)
Polyphonic Voices of Georgia (Sacred Music)

5.0 out of 5 stars Proclaimed by UNESCO as one of the Oral and Intangible Masterpieces of Humanity, 8 May 2015
This impossibly beautiful cd expresses the deep sacred and spiritual vocal music of the Georgian Republic.
Any fan of choral music who has never heard this will be compelled on first listening.
Simply wonderful.

Vh1 Behind the Music: Go-Go's Collection by Go-Go's Original recording remastered edition (2000) Audio CD
Vh1 Behind the Music: Go-Go's Collection by Go-Go's Original recording remastered edition (2000) Audio CD
Offered by EliteDigital UK
Price: £32.61

5.0 out of 5 stars Where are they now?, 2 April 2015
VH1 Behind the Music: Go-Go's Collection is The Go-Go's third compilation album, released in 2000, on the Interscope Records label. It contains previously released songs from the band, including all of their singles, except "He's So Strange", originally on their second album, the 1982 Vacation, plus a number of stand-out tracks, and one non-album B-side, "Speeding", also recorded during the Vacation sessions.

The compilation album was released a year before the group definitively reunited for their comeback studio album God Bless The Go-Go's, which was released in 2001.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stars [1]
Track listing[edit]
"We Got the Beat"
"Our Lips Are Sealed"
"Lust to Love"
"Skidmarks on My Heart"
"This Town"
"Can't Stop the World"
"Fading Fast"
"Beatnik Beach"
"Get Up and Go"
"Speeding" (B side from Vacation sessions)
"Girl of 100 Lists"
"Head Over Heels"
"Turn to You"
"Yes or No"
"I'm the Only One"
Tracks 1 to 7 are from Beauty and the Beat, 1981
Tracks 8 to 10 and 12 are from Vacation, 1982
Tracks 13 to 17 from Talk Show, 1984

Georgia Satellites by Georgia Satellites (1993) Audio CD
Georgia Satellites by Georgia Satellites (1993) Audio CD

5.0 out of 5 stars Raw and rocking.....fantastic stuff, 19 Mar. 2015
Track Listings
1. Keep Your Hands To Yourself
2. Railroad Steel
3. Battleship Chains
4. Red Light
5. The Myth Of Love
6. Can't Stand The Pain
7. Golden Light
8. Over And Over
9. Nights Of Mystery
10. Every Picture Tells A Story

When they first arrived on the scene in 1986, The Georgia Satellites couldn't have been more incongruous with their musical contemporaries. On the one hand they were flanked by clean cut electro pop acts and on the other they were surrounded by legions of hair-metal reprobates. The Satellites, however, were digging deep into not only their regional southern routes but also into the pre rock and roll era as a whole. Based in Atlanta, Georgia the band worked up a sound that was part British blues boom and part southern rock evoking comparisons to influences as diverse as Status Quo, The Rolling Stones, the Faces and Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was a raw, take no prisoners style with an eye on the prize yet with a nod to the bands musical heritage setting them apart as a fresh breath of air in a scene short of genuine originality. Issued in 1986 on the Elektra label and produced by Jeff Glixman (Kansas, Gary Moore, Black Sabbath), the album is an explosive statement of intent with guitars cranked to the max and songs that sounds so familiar they could've written themselves. Comprised of front man Dan Baird, guitarist Rick Richards, bassist Rick Price and drummer Mauro Magellan they smashed their way to #2 in the Billboard singles chart with Keep Your Hands To Yourself and Battleship Chains . Look out too for a killer version of Rod Stewart's classic Every Picture Tells A Story .

Greatest Hits 1996
Greatest Hits 1996
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £15.66

5.0 out of 5 stars All the's what you get, 17 Mar. 2015
This review is from: Greatest Hits 1996 (Audio CD)
–Oasis (2) Don't Look Back In Anger
–Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's
–Prodigy, The Firestarter
–Underworld Pearl's Girl
–Peter Andre Flava
–Simply Red Never Never Love
–Babybird You're Gorgeous
–Ocean Colour Scene The Riverboat Song
–Charlatans, The One To Another
–Garbage Stupid Girl
–Space (4) Neighbourhood
–Ant & Dec When I Fall In Love
–Robson & Jerome Up On The Roof
–Etta James I Just Want To Make Love To You
–Ash Oh Yeah
–Suede Trash
–Divine Comedy, The Something For The Weekend
–Levellers* Just The One
–Bjork* Hyperballad
–Peter Andre Mysterious Girl
–Backstreet Boys We've Got It Goin' On
–Los Del Mar Macarena
–Livin' Joy Follow The Rules
–Mark Morrison Crazy
–Busta Rhymes Woo Ha!! Got You All In Check
–Coolio Too Hot
–Duke So In Love With You
–Underworld Born Slippy
–Goldbug Whole Lotta Love
–E-Motion The Naughty North & The Sexy South
–Alison Limerick Where Love Lives
–Damage Love To Love
–Strike My Love Is For Real
–DJ Dado X-Files Remix
–Gat Decor Passion
–St. Etienne* He's On The Phone
–Livin' Joy Don't Stop Movin'
–Clock December '63 (Oh What A Night)
–Hotbox Too Spicy
–Technohead I Wanna Be A Hippy

Boulevard of broken dreams
Boulevard of broken dreams

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent album...this is what you get...., 7 Mar. 2015
1 Boulevard Of Broken Dreams 4:30
2 Falling Apart 4:15
3 Think About The Night 3:55
4 Sometimes You Cry 3:44
5 Love Take Me Away (Sleeping Beauty) 4:10
6 Moving Mountains 4:23
7 Young Hearts 4:19
8 Stop Rewind 3:28
9 Angelina 3:46
10 Northern Soul 4:21
11 Hearts Need Company 4:27

Greatest Hits Volume I and Volume II
Greatest Hits Volume I and Volume II

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All the very best huge hits....., 5 Mar. 2015
Greatest Hits includes fifteen Supremes singles, 10 of which went to number-one, among them were "Where Did Our Love Go", "Stop! In the Name of Love", "You Can't Hurry Love", and the most recent Supremes number-one, "The Happening" (a non-album track from the 1967 film of the same name). Also included are five popular Supremes B-sides: "Standing at the Crossroads of Love", "Ask Any Girl", "There's No Stopping Us Now", "Everything is Good About You", and "Whisper You Love Me Boy".

Greatest Hits was their second number-one album on both the Billboard 200 and the Billboard R&B Albums charts in the United States, and also reached the top of the pop album chart in the United Kingdom as well. The album sold over six million copies, world-wide as of 1988. However, it was never accorded Platinum Status as Motown did not submit to RIAA Certification until years later. Although not nominally credited because of their increasingly estranged relationship with Motown, all of the songs included were produced by the songwriting/production team of Holland–Dozier–Holland.

Track listing
All songs produced by Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier. All songs written by Holland–Dozier–Holland unless otherwise noted.
"When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes" – 2:38
"Where Did Our Love Go" – 2:30
"Ask Any Girl" – 2:44
"Baby Love" – 2:37
"Run, Run, Run" – 2:30
"Stop! In the Name of Love" – 2:53
"Back in My Arms Again" – 2:52
"Come See About Me" – 2:42
"Nothing but Heartaches" – 2:57
"Everything is Good About You" (James Dean, Edward Holland, Jr.) – 2:57
"I Hear a Symphony" – 2:38
"Love Is Here and Now You're Gone" – 2:46
"My World Is Empty Without You" – 2:33
"Whisper You Love Me Boy" – 2:40
"The Happening" (Holland-Dozier-Holland, Frank De Vol) – 2:49
"You Keep Me Hangin' On" – 2:40
"You Can't Hurry Love" – 2:45
"Standing at the Crossroads of Love" – 2:27
"Love Is Like an Itching in My Heart" – 2:55
"There's No Stopping Us Now" – 2:55

France - Accordeon Vol.2: Musette/Swing in Paris 1925-1942
France - Accordeon Vol.2: Musette/Swing in Paris 1925-1942
Price: £19.91

5.0 out of 5 stars A labour of love, 4 Mar. 2015
Fremeaux takes its compilations of pre-WWII vintage recordings of roots-folk sounds very seriously. Accordeon, Vol. 2 is a two-CD set of roots music, French-style, showing the accordion roots of chanson and strains of incorporating swing jazz and musette. It's home turf music, the label's second collection of recordings that came from, and was made for, Parisian dancehalls, circa 1925-1942.
The lion's share of the tracks follows the accordion-with guitar instrumental format of "Indifference" byTony Murena, whose five tracks are a pretty varied lot. Strong soloing marks the end of "Passion" and all of "Caprice Musette," while "Milk-Bar" brings in a Hot Club of Paris swing feel and clipped guitar comping that characterizes the jazzy element throughout the compilation. For contrast, "Maria" is a very slow and bluesy ballad, with a solo starting at very low volume with low-register notes before jumping higher and handing off to a restrained, emotional guitar solo. The chief distinctions fall in the style realm. The musette influence, which gives a near bouzouki-rembetica Greek feel, shines through on "Don Diegue" and "Boucade." For more '30s jazz feel, "Jour de Swing" lives up to its title with clarinet and trumpet trading with the accordion over serious rhythm and Gus Viseur's "Philippe's Stomp" hands off brief solos from sax to clarinet to muted trumpet to accordion over strummed flapper guitar. A two-step feel underpins "Folette," which sports honky tonk piano that may be the French equivalent of barrelhouse, or the cabaret "Reginella" with its weird, high-pitched slide whistle, which at first sounds like a theremin precursor. For virtuoso accordion displays, head for "Polka des Virtuoses," a duo duel with a fin de siecle feel, or the pair of tracks by Medard Ferrero. "Paganini-Mazurka" sports fast downward sliding runs with much vibrato, while "La Rafale" trots out high notes, long flowing runs at supersonic speed. For a female touch, "Finette Java" features Simone Bultiauw on squeezebox, while "Dans Les Musettes de Paris," "Mon Amant de Saint-Jean" and the very European "La Der des Ders" sport women singers.
For oddities and laughs, "Sur Le Trottoir" opens with accordion and surface noise before a military band enters and the happy "Joyeux Canari" goes oom-pah with bird calls (real or somehow Memorexed?). "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" could be from a film soundtrack, complete with Hawaiian guitar, xylophone, or marimba and cheesy vocals that just beg to be caricatured. "Aubade Charmeuse" quotes "Sidewalks of New York" (or is it "Daisy?" A bit of both?) and "Chant de Berger" opens with a familiar fanfare melody and then heads for those almost joke vocals again. If you're at all interested in recordings of vintage accordion styles (scratchy 78 sound and all at times), it's hard to find fault with this collection. It's an obvious labor of love by people who know their stuff, savvy enough to program the selections so there's some variety and dynamics in the musical flow. The liner notes assume the reader already knows the basics of the artists and social-cultural context, not an unreasonable assumption given the specialist nature of these recordings (maybe that's in the notes toVol. 1). It's a minor complaint, and students of this historical epoch of French popular music and culture should be glad the collection exists as well.

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