Robert Cray

Robert Cray - Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at April 27, 2017
Robert Cray - Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm (2017)

Robert Cray - Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm
Blues, Soul | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 50:20 min | 117 MB
Label: Megaforce | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017

Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and over 20 acclaimed albums. For his latest project, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, the Blues Hall of Famer traveled to Memphis with his friend, renowned Grammy Award winning producer Steve Jordan, to make a classic soul album with Hi Rhythm, the band that helped create that sound.

The Robert Cray Band - Shoulda Been Home (2001)  Music

Posted by Designol at April 27, 2017
The Robert Cray Band - Shoulda Been Home (2001)

The Robert Cray Band - Shoulda Been Home (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 356 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 121 Mb | Scans ~ 69 Mb
Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Rycodisc | # RCD 10611 | Time: 00:52:50

Perhaps the most telling tune on Shoulda Been Home is the T-Bone Walker-influenced "Renew Blues," not because of the style, but because the slow blues fades out after just one tiny minute. By contrast, the mellow soul sway of "Out of Eden" stretches out to over nine minutes. Robert Cray has been heralded as a savior of modern blues, but the truth is Cray's music is much closer to the vintage soul of O.V. Wright and Otis Redding than the 12-bar form of B.B. King or Albert King. Granted, his punctuating Stratocaster guitar riffs borrow from the books of all the blues masters, but his songwriting and arranging don't. Often backed by arpeggiated guitar chords, Cray's vocals are front and center here, passionately leaning into these predominantly slow or mid-tempo tunes. By contrast, only a couple of cuts are upbeat enough to really get the knees a-shakin'. The infectious opening cut "Baby's Arms" – the best tune on the record – could have been a hit single for Stax Records, and Sir Mack Rice's upbeat "Love Sickness" was a hit for Stax Records. Meanwhile, "Help Me Forget," with its mellow, candlelight mood, could have been a hit for Barry White.
Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny Copeland ‎- Showdown! (1985)

Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny Copeland ‎- Showdown! (1985)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1995 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 620 | ~ 259 or 104 Mb | Scans Included
Electric Blues, Modern Electric Blues, Texas Blues

Cray found himself in some pretty intimidating company for this Grammy-winning blues guitar summit meeting, but he wasn't deterred, holding his own alongside his idol Albert Collins and Texas great Johnny Copeland. Cray's delivery of Muddy Waters' rhumba-rocking "She's into Something" was one of the set's many highlights…

The Robert Cray Band - In My Soul (2014)  Music

Posted by Designol at April 26, 2017
The Robert Cray Band - In My Soul (2014)

The Robert Cray Band - In My Soul (2014)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 287 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 112 Mb | Scans ~ 84 Mb
Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Provogue | # PRD 7436 2 | 00:48:56

Sometimes even the most consistent artists need to shake things up a bit. In Robert Cray's case, that means shuffling his lineup – he retained longtime bassist Richard Cousins but brought in drummer Les Falconer and keyboardist Dover Weinberg – and bringing in producer Steve Jordan, who last worked with Cray on 1999's Take Your Shoes Off. There's a reason this record is called In My Soul: Jordan assists Cray in moving toward Memphis soul, dedicating the entire record to slow, sultry burners that emphasize his mellow vocals and dexterous grooves. This may primarily be a mood record but the individual songs are also quite strong, whether it's the originals ("Fine Yesterday" is so gorgeous it makes heartbreak seem welcome) or sharply chosen covers. Among the latter is a cleanly funky reading of Otis Redding's "Nobody's Fault But Mine," which features Falconer on co-lead vocals, an unusual change of pace for Cray that also signals how the veteran guitarist has been revitalized by his change in companions.

Robert Cray - Strong Persuader (1986)  Music

Posted by v3122 at April 12, 2017
Robert Cray - Strong Persuader (1986)

Robert Cray - Strong Persuader (1986)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1993 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 564 | ~ 240 or 99 Mb | Scans Included
Blues, Blues Rock

The set that made Cray a pop star, despite its enduring blues base. Cray's smoldering stance on "Smoking Gun" and "Right Next Door" rendered him the first sex symbol to emerge from the blues field in decades, but it was his innovative expansion of the genre itself that makes this album a genuine 1980s classic…

The Robert Cray Band - 4 Nights Of 40 Years (2015) [BDRip 720p]  Music

Posted by juanchito at Aug. 31, 2015
The Robert Cray Band - 4 Nights Of 40 Years (2015) [BDRip 720p]

The Robert Cray Band - 4 Nights Of 40 Years (2015)
BDRip 720p | MKV | 4595 kbps, 1280x720 at 23.976 fps, AVC (High@L4.1) | 3.28 GB
Audio: 384 kbps, 48 kHz, 16 bits, 2 channels, AC-3 | Length: 01:34:00
Genre: Blues | Nitroflare/Uploadable

The Robert Cray Band - 4 Nights Of 40 Years Live (2015)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Aug. 29, 2015
The Robert Cray Band - 4 Nights Of 40 Years Live (2015)

The Robert Cray Band - 4 Nights Of 40 Years Live (2015)
DVD-9 | MPEG-2, NTSC 16:9 (720x480), 29.970 fps, 7700 kbps
DD 2.0, 48.0 KHz/16-bit, 256 kbps | ~ 5,78 Gb | Scans Included | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues, R&B | 01:34:23 | Mascot Music

Contemporary blues icon Robert Cray will be celebrating his 40 years of performing with an incredible live release, 4 Nights of 40 Years Live on 28th August 2015. The 94 minute video in 4 Nights of 40 Years Live is a Cray Band convergence. Coming together are a mesmerizing blend of clips from the San Francisco Blues Festival, the Dutch TV show and the four concerts featured on the first CD. Between clips Cray comments on the band's history and his personal philosophy of music. There is also behind the scenes footage of the band collaborating with producer Jordan. And putting the Cray Band in perspective are interviews with Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmie Vaughan and Buddy Guy each giving their personal response to the music and the man…

The Robert Cray Band - Twenty (2005)  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 7, 2014
The Robert Cray Band - Twenty (2005)

The Robert Cray Band - Twenty (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 403 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Sanctuary | # SANCD368 | Time: 00:47:01

The album combines the band's skills with legendary, Grammy winning engineer Don Smith (The Rolling Stones, Ry Cooder, Miles Davis) to craft an intelligent and sophisticated CD that draws from a diverse pool of influences to create a signature sound and a varied menu of songs.'Twenty', like its predecessor Time Will Tell, was co-produced by Cray along with Jim Pugh, his keyboardist of 16 years.

The Robert Cray Band - Bad Influence (1983)  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 1, 2014
The Robert Cray Band - Bad Influence (1983)

The Robert Cray Band - Bad Influence (1983)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 316 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 126 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Mercury/PolyGram | # 830 245-2 | Time: 00:42:42

One of Robert Cray's best albums ever, and the one that etched him into the consciousness of blues aficionados prior to his mainstream explosion. Produced beautifully by Bruce Bromberg and Dennis Walker, the set sports some gorgeous originals ("Phone Booth," "Bad Influence," "So Many Women, So Little Time") and two well-chosen covers, Johnny "Guitar" Watson's "Don't Touch Me" and Eddie Floyd's Stax-era "Got to Make a Comeback." Few albums portend greatness the way this one did.

Robert Cray - The Robert Cray Collection (2009)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Sept. 6, 2013
Robert Cray - The Robert Cray Collection (2009)

Robert Cray - The Robert Cray Collection (2009)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 5 725 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 2 channels at 256 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: R&B, Blues | Label: Cherry Red | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 23 Feb 2009 | Runtime: 41 min. | 1,85 GB (DVD5)

Robert Cray is one of a precious few young blues-based artists with the talent and vision to successfully usher the idiom into the 21st century without resorting either to slavish imitation or simply playing rock while passing it off as blues. Just as importantly, his immensely popular records helped immeasurably to jump-start the contemporary blues boom that still holds sway to this day. Blessed with a soulful voice that sometimes recalls '60s-great O.V. Wright and a concise lead guitar approach that never wastes notes, Cray's rise to international fame was indeed a heartwarming one.