Elkie Brooks

Elkie Brooks - 'Round Midnight (1993)  Music

Posted by DjangoTiger at Oct. 27, 2014
Elkie Brooks - 'Round Midnight (1993)

Elkie Brooks - 'Round Midnight (1993)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 16 Tracks | 49:51 | 120 MB
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Soul | Label: Gestrichen

British pop-jazz-blues crooner Elkie Brooks (born Elaine Bookbinder) dominated U.K. radio in the late'70s with a series of hit singles that established her as "the biggest-selling female album artist in the history of the British pop charts." The Manchester native, who grew up in an extremely musical family, left school at the age of 15 to join a dance band in London…
Elkie Brooks - Sunshine After the Rain: The Collection (2010) 2CD

Elkie Brooks - Sunshine After the Rain: The Collection (2010) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 910 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320/Stereo) ~ 400 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Pop Rock, Soft Rock, Blues Rock, Blues, Soul | Label: Spectrum/UMC | # SPEXX2031 | Time: 02:26:30

This double CD is the most comprehensive collection of Elkie's music yet released. The first CD is similar to previous compilations, focusing on hits and covers of other songs. The second CD showcases Elkie's blues roots. It also includes covers, but of bluesy songs such as Hello Stranger (Barbara Lewis), The Way You Do The Things You Do (Temptations), Rescue Me (Fontella Bass), He's A Rebel (Crystals) and Do Right Woman Do Right Man.

Elkie Brooks & Humphrey Lyttelton - Trouble in Mind (2005)  Music

Posted by zerumuga at Feb. 20, 2010
Elkie Brooks & Humphrey Lyttelton - Trouble in Mind (2005)

Elkie Brooks & Humphrey Lyttelton - Trouble in Mind
Jazz/vocal | 2005 | MP3 CBR 320Kbps => 118 MB | Time 51:40 | Covers

Trouble in Mind, is a brilliant collaboration with Elkies original mentor, big-band performer and internationally celebrated Jazz legend Humphrey Lyttelton. This album demonstrates their mutual desire to pay tribute and respect to particular artists and songs that they have been inspired by over the years.

VA - Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970 (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 15, 2017
VA - Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970 (2016)

VA - Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970
Pop, Oldies | FLAC (tracks)+cue, front cover | 60:48 min | 273 MB
Label: Ace Records | Tracks: 24 | Rls.date: 2016

For British girl-pop, 1960s Decca is a goldmine. The label had its A&R hounds sniffing into every nook and cranny of the British Isles, signing up Midlands schoolgirls (the Orchids), London folk club denizens (Dana Gillespie, Beverley), former child actresses (Adrienne Poster, Sandra Barry), Liverpudlian girl groups (the Vernons Girls, the Satin Bells), soulful northerners (Elkie Brooks, Truly Smith) and Scots (Lulu, Barry St John), well-connected Chelsea girls (Louise Cordet, Twinkle, Marianne Faithfull), Merseybeat wannabes (Beryl Marsden), talent show winners (Billie Davis, Babbity Blue, Jean Martin) and even transient Americans (Goldie & the Gingerbreads).

Vinegar Joe - Vinegar Joe (1972) Remastered Reissue 2008  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 21, 2016
Vinegar Joe - Vinegar Joe (1972) Remastered Reissue 2008

Vinegar Joe - Vinegar Joe (1972) Remastered Reissue 2008
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 358 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 135 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 70 Mb
Genre: Classic Rock, Boogie Rock, Blues Rock | Label: Lemon Recordings | # CD LEM 108 | Time: 00:56:04

2008 digitally remastered edition of the self titles album from this British outfit featuring one bonus track: 'Speed Queen Of Ventura'. Vinegar Joe were fronted by the vocal talents of Robert Palmer and Elkie Brooks, who formed the band after the demise of the experimental Jazz rockists, Dada. The album was originally released in 1972 on Island Records. The CD booklet features sleeve notes and UK discography, including images of the three albums that the band released before their split in 1973.

Keef Hartley - Lancashire Hustler (1973, CD Reissue 2009)  Music

Posted by luckburz at June 8, 2014
Keef Hartley - Lancashire Hustler (1973, CD Reissue 2009)

Keef Hartley - Lancashire Hustler
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 261 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Esoteric Rec. # ECLEC2101 | Country/Year: UK 2009, 1973
Genre: Rock | Style: Blues Rock, Jazz Rock, Classic Rock

…Keith Hartley was born in Preston, Lancashire. His career began as the replacement for Ringo Starr as a drummer for Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, a Liverpool-based band. Subsequently he played and recorded with The Artwoods, then achieved some notability as John Mayall's drummer. He then formed The Keef Hartley (Big) Band, mixing elements of jazz, blues, and rock and roll; the group played at Woodstock in 1969. They released five albums, including Halfbreed and The Battle of North West Six (characterised by a reviewer for the Vancouver Sun as "an amazing display of virtuosity"). After that Hartley released a 'solo' album (Lancashire Hustler, 1973) and then he formed Dog Soldier with Miller Anderson (guitar), Paul Bliss (bass), Derek Griffiths (guitar) and Mel Simpson (keyboards)…

V.A. - Das Beste aus dem Musikladen, Vol. 3 (2012)  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Dec. 29, 2016
V.A. - Das Beste aus dem Musikladen, Vol. 3 (2012)

V.A. - Das Beste aus dem Musikladen, Vol. 3 (2012)
DVD9 | Video: PAL 720x576 (4:3) | Audio: LinearPCM, 2.0 | 7.3 Gb | Time: 02:34:28
Sony Music (Germany) | 88765 40994 9
Pop, Rock, Disco, Synth-pop, New Wave, Glam Rock, Punk

Another 'Great' Compilation collectable which is sure to trigger many a memory of those times. A DVD collection with the title of "Das Beste aus dem Musikladen" features 35 + 5 classic music promos across a diverse range of styles.

Various Artists - Top Of The Pops 1975-1979 (2016)  Music

Posted by vItOrrEs2009 at Oct. 31, 2016
Various Artists - Top Of The Pops 1975-1979 (2016)

V.A. - Top Of The Pops 1975-1979 (2016)
Label: UMC | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 227:29 min | 520 mb
Pop, Disco, Soul, RnB

The third in a series of 8 simultaneously released sets celebrating the most iconic British pop show of all time takes a journey back in time to the age of punk and new wave, disco dynamics, sweet soul music, teen hysteria and more. Marking the period 1975-1979 this 3-CD collection includes Blondie, Kate Bush, Roxy Music, Donna Summer, Diana Ross, Squeeze and many more.

Various Artists - Love Hit Me!: Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970 (2016)  Music

Posted by vItOrrEs2009 at Oct. 25, 2016
Various Artists - Love Hit Me!: Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970 (2016)

V.A. - Love Hit Me!: Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970 (2016)
Label: Ace Recors | MP3 320 kbps CBR | Artworks | 60:53 min | 183 mb
Pop, Oldies

For British girl-pop, 1960s Decca is a goldmine. The label had its A&R hounds sniffing into every nook and cranny of the British Isles, signing up Midlands schoolgirls (the Orchids), London folk club denizens (Dana Gillespie, Beverley), former child actresses (Adrienne Poster, Sandra Barry), Liverpudlian girl groups (the Vernons Girls, the Satin Bells), soulful northerners (Elkie Brooks, Truly Smith) and Scots (Lulu, Barry St John), well-connected Chelsea girls (Louise Cordet, Twinkle, Marianne Faithfull), Merseybeat wannabes (Beryl Marsden), talent show winners (Billie Davis, Babbity Blue, Jean Martin) and even transient Americans (Goldie & the Gingerbreads) – all featured in this gorgeously packaged collection.
BBC - Girl in a Band: Tales from the Rock 'n' Roll Front Line (2015)

BBC - Girl in a Band: Tales from the Rock 'n' Roll Front Line (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3127 Kbps | 2x~59min | Audio: English AAC 140 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 2.74 GiB
Genre: Documentary

All too often, every great female rock musician has to answer a predictable question - what is it like being a girl in a band?