Big Maybelle

Big Maybelle - The Chronological Big Maybelle 1944-1953 (2004) [Classics Blues & Rhythm Series]

Big Maybelle - The Chronological Big Maybelle 1944-1953 (2004)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 158 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 154 Mb | Scans included
Early R&B, Jump Blues, East Coast Blues | Label: Classics | # 5089 | 00:54:13

Her mountainous stature matching the sheer soulful power of her massive vocal talent, Big Maybelle was one of the premier R&B chanteuses of the 1950s. Her deep, gravelly voice was as singular as her recorded output for Okeh and Savoy, which ranged from down-in-the-alley blues to pop-slanted ballads. In 1967, she even covered ? & the Mysterians' "96 Tears" (it was her final chart appearance). Alleged drug addiction leveled the mighty belter at the premature age of 47, but Maybelle packed a lot of living into her shortened lifespan.
Big Maybelle - The Complete King, Okeh & Savoy Releases 1947-61 (2016)

Big Maybelle - The Complete King, Okeh & Savoy Releases 1947-61 (2016)
RтB, Blues | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:26:35 | 343 MB
Label: Acrobat Records | Release Year: 2016

Big Maybelle Smith was one of the coterie of powerful female blues and R&B singers who lit up the scene during the post-war decades, the highlight coming in her appearance in the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival movie documentary Jazz On A Summer's Day. Coming from a gospel-singing background in Tennessee, she recorded for the King, Okeh and Savoy labels, scoring Top 10 R&B hits with songs like Gabbin' Man, Way Back Home and My Country Man, as well as recording the original version of Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, later covered by Jerry Lee Lewis.

Big Maybelle - The Complete Okeh Sessions (1994)  Music

Posted by robertl at Dec. 20, 2009
Big Maybelle - The Complete Okeh Sessions (1994)

Big Maybelle - The Complete Okeh Sessions 1952 - 55 (1994)
MP3 | 160 Kbps CBR | 87 Mb | RAR | RS

Mabel Louise Smith (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972), known professionally as Big Maybelle, was an American R&B singer and pianist. Her 1956 hit single "Candy" received the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999.
VA - ABC Of The Blues: The Ultimate Collection From The Delta To The Big Cities (2010) [Vol. 29-32, 52CD Box Set]

VA - ABC Of The Blues: The Ultimate Collection From The Delta To The Big Cities (2010) [Vol. 29-32]
4CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 922 Mb (203+228+211+278 Mb) | Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues, R&B | Stereo/Mono | M.A.T. Music and Theme Licensing Ltd. #233168

This 52-disc (no, that is not a typo) comp, ABC of the Blues: The Ultimate Collection from the Delta to the Big Cities, may just indeed live up to its name. There are 98 artists represented , performing 1,040 tracks. The music begins at the beginning (though the set is not sequenced chronologically) with Charlie Patton, Son House, and Robert Johnson, and moves all the way through the vintage Chicago years of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, with stops along the way in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, New York, and all points in between. Certainly, some of these artists are considered more rhythm & blues than purely blues artists: the inclusion of music by Johnny Otis, Wynonie Harris, Bo Diddley, and others makes that clear…

VA - The Very Best Of Jump N' Jive (2015)  Music

Posted by popsakov at July 30, 2016
VA - The Very Best Of Jump N' Jive (2015)

VA - The Very Best Of Jump N' Jive (2015)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 582 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 320 Mb
Scans (PNG, 400 dpi) ~ 90 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Swing, Jump N' Jive, Rock & Roll | Not Now Music #NOT2CD564

A genre that influenced a variety of artists from Shaking Stevens to Robert Plant this is a music of the highest order. Jump, jive, jazz, blues… Stop analysing and start enjoying this treasure trove of influential tracks from American music s golden age. You may not have heard some of it before, but you can bet your heroes have!

VA - Voodoo Voodoo: Feisty Fifties Females (2014)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Aug. 4, 2015
VA - Voodoo Voodoo: Feisty Fifties Females (2014)

VA - Voodoo Voodoo: Feisty Fifties Females (2014)
RnB, Rock&Roll, Easy Listening | MP3 320 kbps CBR | Scans | 232 min | 564 MB
Label: Fantastic Voyage | Rel: 2014

Compiled by R&B and rock & roll authority Dave Penny, the 90-track 3CD set Voodoo Voodoo pays tribute to the distaff side of 1950s R&B music that would inform the rock n roll explosion of the latter half of the decade, from the last shout of the 1940s big band thrushes such as Ella Johnson and Dinah Washington, through the fearsome vocal power of the likes of R&B trailblazers such as Big Maybelle, Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker and Big Mama Thornton, to the early experiments of the mainstream pop singers such as Ella Mae Morse, Kay Starr, Peggy Lee, Lillian Briggs and Jaye P. Morgan. That ages old question, who cut the first rock n roll record?, will never be answered as the style evolved over several years, and in any case everyone has their own idea of what constitutes rock n roll.

V.A. - Blues Masters Vol 07 (3CD, 2012)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at May 5, 2012
V.A. - Blues Masters Vol 07 (3CD, 2012)

V.A. - Blues Masters Vol 07 (3CD, 2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 60 | Scans | 2:53:39 | ~ 807 Mb & 413 Mb
Label: EMI | 5% recovery record | Original recordings | Genre: Blues

In this 7th volume of Blues Masters we will meet seven more artists and among them, two ladies. The legendary Memphis Minnie and Big Maybelle. The other five bluesmen are Buddy Guy, Arthur "Hardrock" Gunter, Slim Gaillard, Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell and Pee Wee Crayton. As with all the volumes in this series, you will find included a nice 16p booklet. Enjoy rare authentic recordings of american blues.
Various Artists - Chess Rhythm & Roll (1994) [4 CDs Box Set]  Re-uploaD

Various Artists - Chess Rhythm & Roll (1994) [4 CDs Box Set]
EAC-FLAC(tracks)+CUEs+LOGs - 940 MB | Artwork - 202 MB | MP3 CBR 320 Kbps - 625 MB
Rock & Roll / Early Rhythm & Blues and similar | 254:14 minutes | Chess / MCA Records #CHD4-9352

99-Songs Retrospective of Chess Rock 'N' Roll and Rhythm & Blues from 1947 to 1967. Classic Hits and 39 Rarities, including 14 previously unreleased gems. 60-page book with complete credits, liner notes and historic photos is available!

VA - Manhattan Soul 3 (2017)  Music

Posted by aasana at May 21, 2017
VA - Manhattan Soul 3 (2017)

Various Artists - Manhattan Soul 3 (2017)
Soul, Funk | 1:02:25 | MP3, 320 kbps | 142 MB
Label: Kent Soul

Scepter/Wand and Musicor/Dynamo records were quintessential New York soul labels. Their common link was Luther Dixon, who set Scepter on the right road with the Shirelles and followed up with success for Tommy Hunt, Chuck Jackson and Maxine Brown. He split for Musicor in 1966 where he got the Platters, Tommy Hunt and Inez & Charlie Foxx back into the charts. Scepter/Wand had the bigger black music catalogue and dominates this compilation. It is the third in the recent Manhattan Soul series: across-the-board soul covering the 60s and the first half of the 70s.

VA - Legacy's Rhythm And Soul Revue (1995)  Music

Posted by JET 1 at April 16, 2017
VA - Legacy's Rhythm And Soul Revue (1995)

VA - Legacy's Rhythm And Soul Revue (1995)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 444 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Soul | Label: Legacy/Epic | Catalog Number: EK 66912

A bombastic party courtesy of Legacy Records. The festivities begin with an unedited "Wake Up Everybody" by Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, flows into Isley, Jasper, Isley's "Caravan of Love," and then switches to adult theme ballads, the stature of "Me & Mrs. Jones," "Kiss and Say Goodbye," and Bill Withers' "Ain't No Sunshine." Brenda & the Tabulations' breezy but despairing "One Girl Too Late" is delightful. The Intruders' "Cowboy to Girls" and Major Lance's calypso-ish "Hey Little Girl" are irresistible. Includes Labelle's potent "Lady Marmalade" and MFSB's contagious, six-plus minute "Love Is the Message."