Gold Collection: Hits of the Ukrainian Variety of the Twentieth Century (5CD) was released in 2005 under the label Astra Records (Ukraine). To your attention is a series of albums of hits of the Ukrainian pop 50-60-70-80s and instrumental hits of the Ukrainian pop art, in which popular songs of that time are presented. Many of these works were really popular among the Ukrainian people of the times of socialism. The official variety of them, as it were, was ignored at the level of thin. Councils and musical officials …
No less than 144 lesser known tracks from throughout the 1980s. OK, there are a few big hits on here such as Spandau Ballet's True, Ultravox's Vienna, Blondie's Atomic, Duran Duran's Girls On Film to name a few, but my love of this mega 80s multi CD box set are all the tunes that you won't find on every other 80s compilation album around.
This box is separated into 4 categories by CD: Guitar, Piano, Vocalists and Chicago. The assortment is staggering…contains tracks by all of these must-hear artists: John Lee Hooker, the Kings (BB, Freddie and Albert) on the Guitar ad Chicago CDs, as well as Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Otis Rush, Koko Taylor…on the Piano CD you get "Champion" Jack Dupree, Big Joe Turner, Dr. John AND Professor Longhair AND Ray Charles.
If rock’n’roll was born in the Fifties, the Sixties was when pop music came of age. From beat to Bowie, Tremeloes to TV’s Thunderbirds, the decade was awash with innovative and entertaining recordings from a generation out to change the world. Tune in and turn on to these big hits and hot picks!