Esther Phillips Capricorn Princess

Esther Phillips - Capricorn Princess 1976 (Expanded Edition 2016)

Esther Phillips - Capricorn Princess 1976 (Expanded Edition 2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 00:43:28 | 102 MB
Genre: Soul, Jazz, Funk, RnB | Label: Legacy Recordings

Legacy Recordings is proud to present an expanded edition of “Capricorn Princess,” the 1976 final Kudu album by the late, great Esther Phillips with two bonus tracks making their CD debut: a single edit of ‘All The Way Down’ (first recorded by Esther’s long-time friend Etta James) and the rare 12” single mix of ‘Magic’s In The Air’ and Janis Ian’s ‘Boy, I Really Tied One On’.
Esther Phillips - Capricorn Princess (1976) [2010, Remastered Reissue]

Esther Phillips - Capricorn Princess (1976) [2010, Remastered Reissue]
R&B, Soul/Funk, Jazz Blues, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE + LOG + Full Scans-300dpi (PNG) | 32:49 Min | 323,30 Mb
Label: Reel Music (USA) | Released: 2010, June, 15

is a pretty amazing, and too long overlooked set from – here final album for – and a beautiful mix of soaring soul sounds from one the most unique, emotionally inflected and diverse soul vocalists of her era! 's in prime mode here – working with jazzy arrangements by and , adding her unique, grit-inflected soul chanteuse vocals to a smoother mix of instrumention that creates a perfect counterpoint that took her way past her earlier work!
Esther Phillips - You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby (1977) & All About Esther Phillips (1978) [2011, Reissue]

Esther Phillips - You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby (1977) & All About Esther Phillips (1978) [2011, Reissue]
R&B, Funk/Soul, Blues, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-600dpi (JPEG) | 79:57 Min | 548,04 Mb
Label: Soul Music.Com (UK) | Released: 2011, January, 17

This reissue from Cherry Red/Soul Music features a pair of LPs by singer Esther Phillips, You've Come a Long Way, Baby and All About Esther Phillips, originally issued in 1977 and 1978. Highlights among the 17 tracks include "Into the Mystic," "You Think of Him (You Think of Her)," and "If I Fall in Love by Morning."
Esther Phillips - Here's Esther...Are You Ready? (1979) & Good Black Is Hard To Crack (1981) [2011, Reissue]

Esther Phillips - Here's Esther…Are You Ready? (1979) & Good Black Is Hard To Crack (1981) [2011, Reissue]
R&B, Funk/Soul, Blues, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Artwork-300dpi (JPEG) | 76:55 Min | 558,43 Mb
Label: Soul Music.Com (UK) | Released: 2011, January, 17

With few exceptions, greats who established themselves during soul's golden era were not well served by the disco era, when arrangements and material often poorly suited their abilities. Such was the case with the final two albums by , (1979) and (1981), here combined onto one CD with historical liner notes.
Esther Phillips - Alone Again, Naturally 1972 (Expanded Edition 2016)

Esther Phillips - Alone Again, Naturally 1972 (Expanded Edition 2016)
Soul, Jazz, Funk, RnB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:50:23 | 116 MB
Label: Legacy Recordings | Release Year: 2016

Following the 1972 release of her groundbreaking From A Whisper To A Scream album, Esther Phillips who had enjoyed hits as a child star (Little Esther) in the 50s and as a R&B/jazz stylist in the 60s was experiencing a career rejuvenation with Creed Taylor s Kudu label after kicking a long-time drug addiction and a spell in rehab. Keeping with the same basic formula of surrounding the distinctive soulful vocalist with redoubtable arranger Don Sebesky, top class label mates Hank Crawford, George Benson, Eric Gale and Ron Carter and all-star players (James Brown alumni Maceo Parker and rhythm arranger Pee Wee Ellis, Billy Cobham, Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Ralph MacDonald and Gordon Edwards), producer Taylor provided the perfect setting for Esther s interpretative skills. The result was the best-selling Alone Again Naturally, a Top 20 jazz and Top 30 R&B album in 1973.
Esther Phillips - Burnin': Live At Freddie Jett's Pied Piper, L.A. & Confessin' the Blues (1998)

Esther Phillips - Burnin': Live At Freddie Jett's Pied Piper, L.A. & Confessin' the Blues (1998)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Rhino, COL-CD-6243 | ~ 450 or 193 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz / Blues / R&B / Soul

In 1998, Collectables released Burnin'/Confessin' the Blues, which contained two complete albums – Burnin' (1970, originally released on Atlantic) and Confessin' the Blues (1976, originally released on Atlantic) – by Esther Phillips on one compact disc…
Little Esther Phillips - Am I That Easy To Forget? 1950-1962 (2013)

Little Esther Phillips - Am I That Easy To Forget? 1950-1962 (2013)
Blues, R&B, Soul | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 77 min | 182 MB
Label: Jasmine Records | Rel: 2013

Little Esther (Phillips) was certainly one of the greatest female vocalists in R&B, with a hit parade career that stretched from 1950, encompassing soul music in the '60s and disco in the '70s, and somewhere in between she built an enviable reputation as a jazz singer too. Includes her 1962 hit version of "Release Me" which was later a hit for Englebert Humperdink. Features wonderful vocal backings from, Johnny Otis, The Robins and The Dominoes.
Esther Phillips - And I Love Him! (1965) & Esther (1966) [2CD] [1999, Reissue]

Esther Phillips - And I Love Him! (1965) & Esther (1966) [2CD] [1999, Reissue]
R&B, Jazz, Jazz Blues | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-600dpi (JPEG) | 65:17 Min | 328,31 Mb
Label: Collectables Records Corp. (USA) | Released: 1999, May, 18

This Collectables compilation packages Esther Phillips' first two LPs for Atlantic, 1965's And I Love Him! and the following year's Esther Phillips Sings. Gradually switching from an R&B chart name to a pop singer with a subtle power over the blues and jazz, Phillips didn't hit the charts much during the year ("And I Love Him" was the big exception), but she did record great versions of some solid material: "Shangri-La," "It's All Right With Me," "Every Time We Say Goodbye," and others. The sound is solid as well, leaving this collection as a great next step after the Atlantic wrap-up, The Best of Esther Phillips (1962-1970).
Esther Phillips - The Country Side Of Esther Phillips (1966) & Set Me Free (1986) [2CD] [2001, Reissue]

Esther Phillips - The Country Side Of Esther Phillips (1966) & Set Me Free (1986) [2CD] [2001, Reissue]
R&B, Jazz, Jazz Blues | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-600dpi (JPEG) | 32:10+73:32 Min | 551,19 Mb
Label: Collectables Records Corp. (USA) | Released: 2011, July, 31

This two-disc set from Collectables features a pair of out of print Esther Phillips LPs: The Country Side of Esther Phillips and Set Me Free, both originally issued on Atlantic Records. Highlights among the 36 tracks include "I Really Don't Want to Know," "Crazy Love," "Am I That Easy to Forget," and "Catch Me I'm Fallin'."
Esther Phillips with Beck - For All We Know (1976) [2007, Japanese Reissue]

Esther Phillips with Beck - For All We Know (1976) [2007, Japanese Reissue]
R&B, Soul/Funk, Jazz Blues, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-300dpi (JPEG) | 34:23 Min | 237,97 Mb
Label: King Record Co., Ltd. (Japan) | Released: 2007, March, 7

This 1976 Kudu date under Esther Phillips' name is notable for two major reasons, and both of them are Joe Beck. While Creed Taylor produced the date, all of the sets arrangements were done by Beck, who wove an entire band's sound around the smoking, soulful grooves of his guitar. His playing is the other reason this set is so memorable: Beck is at his most inspired and fluidly funky; he is present everywhere in the mix but nonetheless crafts the strengths of the ensemble around Phillips' unusual voice.