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Arjen Lucassen - Strange Hobby (1996) [Re-Released 2005]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Nov. 14, 2016
Arjen Lucassen - Strange Hobby (1996) [Re-Released 2005]

Arjen Lucassen - Strange Hobby (1996) [Re-Released 2005]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 357 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 120 Mb | Scans | 30 Mb | Time: 47:20
Transmission Records | 8712488004525
Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Tribute

"Strange Hobby" is an uncredited cover album (Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Status Quo, Paul Simon, The Who, Kaleidoscope, The Kinks, Bob Dylan, The Hollies, The Move, The Box Tops, T. Rex, The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Donovan by Arjen Anthony Lucassen, released in 1996. The album and the booklet contains no information about Lucassen and don't explain who was responsible for the recordings, to make the album even more "strange".

The Beatles with Tony Sheridan - Single Box (2013) [9 Japan SHM-CD]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at July 30, 2016
The Beatles with Tony Sheridan - Single Box (2013) [9 Japan SHM-CD]

The Beatles with Tony Sheridan - Single Box (2013) [9 Japan SHM-CD]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 909 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 495 Mb | Scans | 857 Mb
Classic Rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop Rock, Oldies | Nippon Grammophon/Universal Music | UICY-5100~8

Japanese original release. Box set of The Beatles with Tony Sheridan consists of nine discs. Each disc's cover replicates the original Japanese disc artwork. Covers of some discs that have not the original Japanese edition are newly made. Comes with lyrics and a description. A cover artwork of the box packaging applies the design of the EP "Beatles ga Yattekuru (Japanese title)," which was originally released from Grammophon in Japan in 1965.
Paul McCartney - Give My Regards To Broad Street (1984) [Japan, TOCP-3137]

Paul McCartney - Give My Regards To Broad Street (1984) [Japan, TOCP-3137]
EAC Rip | WavPack (*.wv): Image+Cue+Log | 478 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 193 Mb | Scans | 85 Mb | Time: 01:13:45
Classic Rock, Pop Rock, Soundtrack | Toshiba-EMI Ltd. | TOCP-3137

Give My Regards to Broad Street is the soundtrack album to the 1984 film of the same name and the fifth solo studio album by Paul McCartney. Unlike the film, the album was successful, achieving number 1 in the UK chart and its lead single "No More Lonely Nights" was BAFTA and Golden Globe Award nominated.

Paul McCartney - Flowers In The Dirt (1989) [Japan 1st Press]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Aug. 3, 2016
Paul McCartney - Flowers In The Dirt (1989) [Japan 1st Press]

Paul McCartney - Flowers In The Dirt (1989) [Japan 1st Press]
EAC Rip | WavPack (*.wv): Image+Cue+Log | 365 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 163 Mb | Scans | Time: 53:36
Classic Rock, Pop Rock | Toshiba-EMI Ltd. | CP28-5850

"Flowers in the Dirt" is the eighth studio solo album by Paul McCartney, it was released in 1989 on Parlophone. Upon release, It was considered a major return to form for McCartney because he was embarking on his first world tour since the Wings Over the World tour in 1975-76. "Flowers in the Dirt" was also celebrated due to its musical quality, which earned McCartney some of his best reviews in years. The album gained number 1 status in the United Kingdom.
The Ventures - Best Selection Box (2005) [5CD Box Set, Japan, MYCV-30357] Re-up

The Ventures - Best Selection Box (2005) [5CD Box Set, Japan, MYCV-30357]
Surf / Instrumental Rock | EAC Rip | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | Art(png) -> 516 Mb
M&I Company | MYCV-30357 | ~ 2185 + 688 Mb

5CD box set anthology of the legendary instrumental rock band including their greatest hits, covers from Japanese pop bands like Southern Allstars and The Spiders, film music and live recordings from their Japanese tour!

The Move - Message From The Country (1971) [Japan Mini-LP CD 2006]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Nov. 6, 2016
The Move - Message From The Country (1971) [Japan Mini-LP CD 2006]

The Move (ELO) - Message From The Country (1971) [Japan Mini-LP CD 2006]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 479 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 193 Mb | Scans | Time: 01:16:10
Rock, Psychedelic Pop, Art Rock | Toshiba-EMI Ltd. | TOCP-70061 (SHSP 4013)

Digitally remastered expanded edition of the final Move album that included Bev Bevan, Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne, who would eventually disband the group to form Electric Light Orchestra. Amid the 9 added bonus tracks are the original single plus an alt version of "Do Ya", one of the groups last recordings that would become a hit for ELO later in the decade. This edition is released in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the group's signing to EMI Records.

The Idle Race - The Birthday Party (1968) [Japan Mini-LP CD 2007]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Nov. 19, 2016
The Idle Race - The Birthday Party (1968) [Japan Mini-LP CD 2007]

The Idle Race (Jeff Lynne, ELO) - The Birthday Party (1968) [Japan Mini-LP CD 2007]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 199 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 100 Mb | Scans | Time: 28:44
EMI Records Ltd. | TOCP-70271
Rock, Psychedelic Pop

After almost half a year in the making, The Birthday Party was released in the UK during October 1968 and was one of the first albums to be housed in a gatefold sleeve (the first of course was by the Beatles). Jeff, Greg, Dave and Roger lounge rather dapperly around an oversized invitation asking one and all to come to their first birthday party.

Jeff Lynne - Armchair Theatre (1990) [Japan SHM-CD 2013]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Oct. 27, 2016
Jeff Lynne - Armchair Theatre (1990) [Japan SHM-CD 2013]

Jeff Lynne - Armchair Theatre (1990) [Japan SHM-CD 2013]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 311 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 129 Mb | Scans | 65 Mb | Time: 45:29
Pop Rock, Classic Rock | Marquee Inc./Avalon | MICP-30045

Armchair Theatre is the first solo album by Jeff Lynne, released in 1990. A remaster by Frontiers was released on 19 April 2013 in the UK, and on 23 April 2013 in the US, and included two bonus tracks, one of them being previously unreleased.

Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at May 30, 2016
Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice

Kristin Surak, "Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice"
2012 | ISBN-10: 0804778663, 0804778671 | 272 pages | PDF | 15 MB

Jeeps Over The Pacific  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Oleksandr74 at May 2, 2019
Jeeps Over The Pacific

Yasuo Ohtsuka - Jeeps Over The Pacific
Hobby Japan Publications | 1994 | ISBN: 489425039X | 日本語 / English | 192 pages | PDF | 82.41 MB