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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Τρω'iκός Πόλεμος Various Artists 1975


Γιάννης Πετρίτσης, Γιάννης Κοζάτσας – Τρωϊκός Πόλεμος - Ροκ Όπερα
Label : Philips – 522 825-2
Format : CD, Album
Country : Greece
Released : 1994
Genre : Rock, Pop
Style : Rock Opera
Year : 1975

  Tracklist

A1. Κώστας Τουρνάς : Τρώες, Αργήτες Κι Αχαιοί    
A2. Robert Williams , Ελπίδα, Κώστας Τουρνάς : Η Αρπαγή Της Ελένης    
A3. Γιώργος Πολυχρονιάδης, Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος, Κώστας Τουρνάς, Σερεφ. Δαμιανός : Η Συνέλευση Των Αχαιών    
A4. Robert Williams , Γιάννης Πετρίτσης : Η Μονομαχία    
A5. Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος : Όλοι Ξεχνούν Την Παροιμία    
A6. Βλάσσης Μπονάτσος, Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος : Πάτροκλος    
B1. Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος : Ο Θρήνος Του Αχιλλέα    
B2. Δάκης, Μαρίνα : Ο Αποχαιρετισμός Της Ανδρομάχης    
B3. Δάκης, Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος : Ο Θάνατος Του Ήρωα    
B4. Γιάννης Πετρίτσης, Γιώργος Πολυχρονιάδης : Πάρτε Την Ελένη    
B5. Robert Williams , Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος : Ο Θάνατος Του Αχιλλέα    
B6. Robert Williams , Γιώργος Μούτσιος : Δούρειος Ίππος    
B7. Κώστας Τουρνάς : Να Ειν' Αλήθεια Ή Παραμύθια



Notes

Μουσική: Γιάννης Κοζάτσας, Γιάννης Πετρίτσης
Στίχοι: Γιάννης Πετρίτσης
Ενορχήστρωση: Νίκος Ιγνατιάδης

Οδυσσέας : Κώστας Τουρνάς ( POLL )
Πάρις  : Robert Williams (POLL )
Ελένη  : Ελπίδα
Αχιλλέας : Charlie (Ιπποκράτης Εξαρχόπουλος) ( ΝΟΣΤΡΑΔΑΜΟΣ )
Κάλχας : Σερεφ. Δαμιανος
Αγαμέμνων : Γιώργος Πολυχρονιάδης
Αγγελιοφόρος  Γιάννης Πετρίτσης
Πάτροκλος : Βλάσσης Μπονάτσος ( ΠΕΛΟΜΑ ΜΠΟΚΙΟΥ )
Έκτορας : Δάκης
Ανδρομάχη : Μαρίνα
Λαοκόων :  Γιώργος Μούτσιος

Σόλο κιθάρα: Κωνσταντίνος Ντουρουντζής


Παραγωγή: Κων. Φασόλας
Studio: Polysound
Ηχολήπτης: Γιάννης Σμυρναίος
Εφφέ / Μοντάζ: Γιάννης Συγλέτος
Transfer: Γιάννης Σκιαδάς
Μακέτες Εξωφύλλου: Walter Mayers
Επιμέλεια Γραφικής Ύλης: Κλέα Κουλαδη, Ann Coxall
Φωτογραφίες: Τάκης Ζερδεβάς

Music: Yiannis Kozatsas, Yiannis Petritsis
Lyrics: Yiannis Petritsis
Orchestration: Nicos Ignatiadis

Ulysses: Kostas Tournas
Paris: Robert Williams
Helen: Elpida
Achilles: Charlie (Hippocrates Exarhopoulos)
Calchas: Seref. Damianos
Agamemnon: Giorgos Polychroniadis
Messenger: Yiannis Petritsis
Patroclus: Vlassis Bonatsos
Hector: Dakis
Andromache: Marina
Laokoon: Giorgos Moutsios

Solo guitar: Konstantinos Ntourountzis




Production: Kon. Fasolas
Studio: Polysound
Sound Engineer: Yiannis Smyrnaios
Effects / Editing: Yiannis Sygletos
Transfer: Yiannis Skiadas
Cover: Walter Mayers
Edited: Clea Kouladi, Ann Coxall
Photos: Takis Zerdevas

Take it Here on Flac  : Size : 243 MB 







Monday, May 21, 2018

Tangerine Dream : Ricoscet 1975


Ricochet is the first live album and seventh album overall by German electronic music group Tangerine Dream, released in 1975. It consists of two side-long compositions mixed from recordings of the UK and France portions of their August–October 1975 European Tour.

The sound of the album is similar to that of the group's other "Virgin Years" releases, relying heavily on synthesizers and sequencers to produce a dense, ambient soundscape, but is much more energetic than their previous works.
Ricochet uses more percussion and electronic guitar than its predecessors Phaedra and Rubycon, and borders on electronic rock.

The main innovation on the album is the use of complex, multi-layered rhythms, foreshadowing the band's own direction in the 1980s and trance music and similar genres of electronic dance music.

Electronic trio Tangerine Dream embrace their equipment and take their audience on an actual journey through this especially good, two-part showcase recorded live in France and Britain.



Featuring the early and memorable lineup of Chris Franke, Edgar Froese, and Peter Baumann, Ricochet continuously evolves to the next plateau of pulsing experimentation without getting lost or over-indulgent like other bands of the genre.


This album finds the three at a time when they knew exactly what they were doing; rocking without the drums, and looking over their shoulder to make sure the audience was still enjoying themselves.

Personnel

    Edgar Froese – keyboards, guitar
    Peter Baumann – keyboards
    Christopher Franke – keyboards, drums



TRACKS

1. Ricoscet Part 1
2. Ricoscet Part 2





FLAC  Size : 200 MB

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Billy Cobham : Spectrum 1973

William Emanuel Cobham Jr. (born May 16, 1944) is a Panamanian-American jazz drummer who came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with the Mahavishnu Orchestra.

According to AllMusic's reviewer, Cobham is "generally acclaimed as fusion's greatest drummer". He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1987 and the Classic Drummer Hall of Fame in 2013.Cobham started the jazz rock group Dreams with Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, and John Abercrombie.

Cobham's debut album, Spectrum (1973), surprised him and his record company when it reached No. 1 on the Billboard magazine Jazz Albums chart and No. 26 on the Top 200 Albums chart.

Drummer Billy Cobham was fresh from his success with the Mahavishnu Orchestra when he recorded his

debut album, which is still his best. Most of the selections showcase Cobham in a quartet with keyboardist Jan Hammer, guitarist Tommy Bolin, and electric bassist Lee Sklar.

Two other numbers include Joe Farrell on flute and soprano and trumpeter Jimmy Owens with guitarist John Tropea, Hammer, bassist Ron Carter, and Ray Barretto on congas. The generally high-quality compositions (which include "Red Baron") make this fusion set a standout, a strong mixture of rock-ish rhythms and jazz improvising.



Cobham is one of the first drummers to play open-handed lead a drummer who plays on a right-handed set but leads with his left hand on the hi-hat instead of crossing over with his right (and also has his ride cymbal on the left side, instead of the traditional right). He typically plays with multiple toms and double bass drums and was well known in the 1970s for his large drum kits.

He moved further into jazz fusion when he toured with Miles Davis and recorded Davis's albums Bitches Brew and A Tribute to Jack Johnson. In 1971, he and guitarist John McLaughlin left Davis to start the Mahavishnu Orchestra, another group that fused rock, funk, and jazz.

Cobham moved to Switzerland in 1985 and he lives in a village just outside Bern.



TRACKS

01. Quadrant 4     4:20
02. Searching For The Right Door     1:24
03. Spectrum (Acoustic Bass – Ron Carter Congas – Ray Barretto Flugelhorn – Jimmy Owens Flute, Soprano Saxophone – Joe Farrell) 5:09
04. Anxiety     1:41
05. Taurian Matador     3:03
06. Stratus     9:50
07. To The Women In My Life     0:51
08. Le Lis (Acoustic Bass – Ron Carter Congas – Ray Barretto Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Jimmy OwensFlute, Alto Saxophone – Joe Farrell Guitar – John Tropea) 3:20
09. Snoopy's Search     1:02
10. Red Baron     6:37




Bonus Track

11. All 4 One (Out-Take) (Acoustic Bass – Ron Carter Alto Saxophone – Joe Farrell Congas – Ray Barretto Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Jimmy OwensGuitar – John Tropea)
4:16

Track 11 is a bonus track, not on the original LP.
   
Label : Atlantic – 8122731742, Warner Jazz – 8122731742
Series : Atlantic Masters –
Format : CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Digipak




MEMBRES :

    Billy Cobham - drums, percussion, production
    Jan Hammer - electric and acoustic pianos, Moog synthesizer
    Ken Scott - recording and re-mix engineering

Additional personnel on "Quadrant 4", "Taurian Matador", "Stratus", and "Red Baron"

    Tommy Bolin - guitar
    Lee Sklar - electric bass

Additional personnel on "Spectrum" and "Le Lis"

    Joe Farrell - soprano and alto saxes, flute
    Jimmy Owens - flugelhorn, trumpet
    John Tropea - guitar on "Le Lis"
    Ron Carter - acoustic bass
    Ray Barretto - congas

MP3 Size : 97.7 MB
FLAC Size : 258 MB

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

UFO : UFO 1 1971


UFO are an English rock band that was formed in London in August 1969. They became a transitional group between early hard rock and heavy metal and the new wave of British heavy metal.

UFO 1 is the debut album by British rock band UFO. It was first released in the UK by Beacon Records in October 1970. The first US release was on Rare Earth Records in April 1971. Neither of these releases charted; however, the album did become a success in Germany and Japan.
The band's current lineup includes vocalist Phil Mogg, lead guitarist Vinnie Moore, bass guitarist Rob De Luca, keyboardist and rhythm guitarist Paul Raymond and drummer Andy Parker. They have gone through several line-up changes, leaving Mogg as the only constant member, and had two hiatuses (1983–1984 and again from 1989 to 1991).


The band are also notable for featuring former Scorpions guitarist and MSG founder Michael Schenker, who was a member of UFO from 1973 to 1978 and again, occasionally, between 1993 and 2003, when Moore replaced him.




Over a career spanning 49 years, UFO have released 22 studio albums, 14 live recordings, 16 compilation albums and one album of cover songs. They achieved moderate success in the late 1970s and early 1980s with several albums and singles (including their 1979 live album Strangers in the Night) in the UK and US Top 40 charts,and have sold over 10 million records worldwide.

Some of their notable songs include "Doctor Doctor", "Rock Bottom", "Natural Thing", "Lights Out", "Too Hot to Handle" and "Only You Can Rock Me".

UFO are considered one of the greatest classic hard rock acts, and were ranked number 84 on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock".

Side one

1. Unidentified Flying Object     2:19
2. Boogie for George  4:16
3. C'mon Everybody (Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capehart) 3:12
4. Shake It About      3:47
5. (Come Away) Melinda     (Fred Hellerman, Fran Minkoff)     5:04



Side two

6. Timothy 3:29
7. Follow You Home  2:13
8. Treacle People  (Bolton) 3:23
9. Who Do You Love?  (Ellas McDaniel) (Bo Diddley) 7:49
10.Evil  (Way) 3:27

"Come Away Melinda" is a song written by Fred Hellerman and Fran Minkoff. An anti-war song, its first release was by Harry Belafonte in May 1963, shortly after it had been performed by The Weavers at their concert earlier that month which was later issued as the album Reunion At Carnegie Hall, 1963. The song was subsequently recorded by many other singers.

Later recordings include those by Judy Collins (Judy Collins 3), Theodore Bikel (A Folksinger's Choice), Tim Rose (Tim Rose), Bobbie Gentry (Local Gentry), Uriah Heep (...Very 'Eavy ...Very 'Umble), Velvett Fogg (Velvett Fogg), UFO (UFO 1), Kenny Rankin (Mind-Dusters), The Big 3 (Live at the Recording Studio), Cat's Eyes, and L.Stadt.\)

(Come Away) Melinda Lyrics

 

Daddy daddy, come and look
Come and see what I have found
A little way's away from here
While digging in the ground

Come away Melinda
Come in and close the door
That thing's just a picture book
They had before the war

Daddy daddy, come and see
Daddy, hurry, do
There's someone in a pretty dress
And she's all grown up just like you

Come away Melinda
Come in and close the door
Someone is your mommy
You had before the war

Daddy daddy, tell me please
Tell me if you can
Why things can't be the way they were
Before this war began?

Come away Melinda
Come in and close the door
Answer lies in yesterday
Before they had the war

MP3  Size : 91.8 MB
FLAC  Size : 238 MB