Elton John's Classic Album Selection (1970-73) box set is comprised of five of the music legend's most influential and critical acclaimed albums: Elton John, Tumbleweed Connection, Madman Across The Water, Honky Chateau, and Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player. These albums (now including selected bonus tracks) provided the backbone of Elton’s early career and were the source of a series of breakthrough hits which would propel him to become one of the most successful British artists of all time.
A desperately under rated band which has had many line-ups, all of them led by the brilliant Dave Cousins - guitarist and vocalist. The Strawbs sound is immediately identifiable and includes elements of rock, folk, and classical influences. First and foremost they are brilliant musicians, and this DVD showcases some of their best tracks…
An Easy Guide To 10 Classic Rock Solos That Will Help You Play Guitar With Confidence And Create Inspiring Solos From Scratch… Do you know that you can play 10 classic rock solos from start to finish by using simple techniques that anyone can master in just a few short weeks? 10 Classic Rock Solos is an in-depth study of legendary rock solos, licks, and techniques that will help any guitarist play
This four-disc box from London's JSP Records collects an astounding 100 songs recorded by John Lee Hooker in Detroit from the years 1948 to 1952, including his first two sides ever, the signature tunes "Boogie Chillen" and "Sally Mae." Most of the tracks here are done solo, with Hooker's ever-present foot-stomping, although a few feature other musicians on loose-limbed blues boogies. Since Hooker never significantly altered his style during his long career, these first recordings set the stage for all that came after, and he arguably never sounded fresher or better. Four discs worth of this throwback Mississippi bluesman will be severe overkill for casual listeners, but diehard Hooker fans will find this box set absolutely essential.
Barclay James Harvest was, for many years, one of the most hard luck outfits in progressive rock. A quartet of solid rock musicians John Lees, guitar, vocals; Les Holroyd, bass, vocals; Stuart "Wooly" Wolstenholme, keyboards, vocals; and Mel Pritchard, drums with a knack for writing hook-laden songs built on pretty melodies, they harmonized like the Beatles and wrote extended songs with more of a beat than the Moody Blues.
JD McPherson’s second album is a foot-stomping, ass-shaking thing of beauty. If your idea of Valentine’s Day romance is being cozy with a loved one in front of a fire, don’t put on this album. Its songs will make you want to go out and find a dance floor to chase away these winter doldrums.
The twelve song collection of cuts presents a new generation of prog artists. Mystery, Big Big Train, The Pineapple Thief, No-Man, Panic Room, Mostly Autumn, Manning and more.