Brendan Benson

Brendan Benson - The Alternative To Love (2005)  Music

Posted by Inter2009 at Dec. 8, 2009
Brendan Benson - The Alternative To Love (2005)

Brendan Benson - The Alternative To Love (2005)
MP3 VBR ~320 Kbit/Sec | 105 Mb | Rs.com | Covers
Label: V2 North America | Pop, Rock, Indie | March 2005

The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers (2006)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 1, 2016
The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers (2006)

The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers (2006) US Reissue 2008
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Alternative Rock, Garage Rock, Power Pop | Third Man/Warner Bros. | # 512141-2 | Time: 00:33:43

Smothered by the indulgence of his rock star ranking, Jack White steps into the eccentricities of the supergroup, and at first glance, this seems to be a band where White's imposing presence could overshadow the rest. Not the case with these Raconteurs. Teaming with fellow Detroit songwriter Brendan Benson and Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler, the rhythm section from Cincinnati band the Greenhornes, White exhales a bit, deferring enough to his mates to make Broken Boy Soldiers play like a team effort. Following the Benson blueprint, "Steady as She Goes," which opens as a slice of 1960's radio pop, the record steers away from pigeonholing the rest of the way. White's in a Middle Eastern mood for the title track as he pulls off a wicked Robert Plant howl, while Lawrence and Keeler excel on the chorus-strong "Intimate Secretary" and the optimistic acoustic rocker "Yellow Sun." Like so many all-star bands before them, The Raconteurs could be one and done. But don't place the blame on this fertile and genuine debut.
George Benson - The George Benson Collection (U.S. pressing) (1981) {Warner Bros.}

George Benson - The George Benson Collection (U.S. pressing) (1981) {Warner Bros.}
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Genre: jazz, vocal jazz

The George Benson Collection is the 1981 compilation album by American jazz guitarist and singer George Benson. When released on CD, it omitted a song from the vinyl and cassette pressing, "Cast Your Fate To The Wind" as compact discs were unable to hold any more than 74 minutes at the time. It could fit now but it's not here. Thank you.

Jack White: How He Built an Empire From the Blues  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Rare-1 at Dec. 2, 2016
Jack White: How He Built an Empire From the Blues

Jack White: How He Built an Empire From the Blues by Nick Hasted
English | ISBN: 1468313770 | 2016 | EPUB / AZW3 | 320 pages | 3.91 / 3.57 MB

George Benson - This Is Jazz (1996)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 20, 2016
George Benson - This Is Jazz (1996)

George Benson - This Is Jazz (1996)
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Jazz | Epic / Legacy / X-cellent / Sony Music (Rus) #064631 0

Taken from Columbia's multi-volume jazz primer, this is not bad for a single-company compilation. The selections split down the middle between George Benson's early 1965-1966 Columbia albums and his 1971-1976 CTI output that Columbia now controls; the gaps are obvious but the title of the series neatly narrows the scope of the survey. We hear the young, eager Benson in four cuts from It's Uptown and only two from the superior George Benson Cookbookincluding the spectacular "The Cooker" – before sampling a cut apiece from CTI's Beyond the Blue Horizon, Bad Benson, Good King Bad, and In Concert-At Carnegie Hall…

George Benson - The Best Of George Benson (1995)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 19, 2016
George Benson - The Best Of George Benson (1995)

George Benson - The Best Of George Benson (1995)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Warner Bros., 9362-46050-2 | ~ 375 or 138 Mb | Scans(png) -> 65 Mb
Jazz-funk, Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Pop

Unlike Collection, Warner Bros.' second George Benson compilation Best of George Benson only draws from the label's own catalog, so by definition it is a less representative sampler. And even then, it does not give a thorough overview of Benson's 17-year tenure at Warner Bros…

George Benson - Livin' Inside Your Love (1979)  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 15, 2016
George Benson - Livin' Inside Your Love (1979)

George Benson - Livin' Inside Your Love (1979)
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Crossover Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Guitar Jazz | Label: Warner Bros. | # 3277-2 | Time: 01:06:49

The success of Weekend in L.A. no doubt prompted producer Tommy LiPuma and Warner Bros. to give George Benson another double album (now on one CD) – and this, like its three Warner predecessors, also went Top Ten. It is also, alas, slicker, more romantic in mood, and more bound by perceptions of formula than the others, fussed over in three different studios in earnest search of another hit single (the dance-tempo cover of L.T.D.'s "Love Ballad"). Most of the touring band, including Ronnie Foster, Ralph MacDonald and Phil Upchurch, is back, and Claus Ogerman's soft symphonic touch provides most of the backdrops, with Mike Mainieri supplying the orchestra on three tracks. Even at this point, the great guitarist is still given much room to burn – the balance between instrumentals and vocals remains close – and Benson comes up with some tasty stuff when the rhythm section pushes him on "Nassau Day" and "You're Never Too Far from Me." Ultimately there is just enough jazz content amid the velvet soul to keep guitar buffs interested.
Jack White - Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 (2016) {2CD XL Recordings XLCD826}

Jack White - Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 (2016) {2CD XL Recordings XLCD826}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 503 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 203 Mb
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© 2016 Third Face / Third Man Records / XL Recordings | XLCD826
Acoustic / Rock / Indie / Blues / Folk / World

Natural-born archivist that he is, it is no surprise that Jack White would eventually choose to curate his own career. Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 is his first attempt at offering an alternative narrative of his own career, one that places his quieter side as the connecting thread running from the White Stripes through the Raconteurs to his solo work. It's a tactic that diminishes some of the conventional notions about White, particularly that most of his music is grounded in the blues. Despite Greil Marcus' mention of blues icon Son House in the liner notes, most of the music on Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 bears stronger ties to country and folk, even British Invasion pop; the latter is evident not only on the singsong whimsy of "We're Going to Be Friends" but the cinematic melancholy of "Forever for Her (Is Over for Me)."

Ashley Benson by Brian Higbee for Marie Claire March 2016  Girls

Posted by nrg at Feb. 23, 2016
Ashley Benson by Brian Higbee for Marie Claire March 2016

Ashley Benson - Brian Higbee Photoshoot 2015
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American actress
Ashley Benson by James White for Health Magazine March 2016

Ashley Benson - James White Photoshoot 2015
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American actress