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WAV patterns from different Jerry Lee Lewis' CD's

The sound quality of CD may be defined by means the patterns of WAV files grabbed from this CD. The pattern is the image of sound file opened in any sound editor.

CLASSIC box set (BCD 15420, Bear Family Records, West Germany, 1989)
CD 8, track 14 (Good Golly Miss Molly)

CD 8, track 14 pattern

This is an example of a normal track pattern, with good dynamic range. All track patterns from this CD box set (recordings 1956–1963) are normal.

HONKY TONK ROCK'N'ROLL PIANO MAN (CDCH 332, Ace Records, UK, 1991)
Track 5 (I'm Lookin' Over A Four Leaf Clover)

Track 05 pattern

This is also an example of a normal track pattern. All track patterns from this CD (recordings 1982–1984) are normal.
Almost all Jerry Lee Lewis' CD's are mastered normally. But the more recents CD's show a different pattern:

YOUNG BLOOD (7559-61795-2, Sire Records, US, 1995)
Track 12 (Poison Love)

Track 12 pattern

The volume level was adjusted wrongly, so the dynamic range is practically absent. Moreover this CD is not really stereo. Almost all track patterns from this CD are similar:

Track 6 pattern Track 6 (Crown Victoria Custom '51). Click for increase. Track 10 pattern Track 10 (Down The Road A Piece). Click for increase.

Recordings 1990s. Recording Engineers: Mark Linett, Greg Archilla. Mastered at Ocean View Digital with Joe Gastwirt. Produced by Andy Paley.

LAST MAN STANDING (AFT 20001-2, Artists First/Shangri-La Entertainment, US, 2006)
Track 7 (Travelin' Band)

Track 7 pattern

The same as the previous CD. All track patterns from this CD are similar:

Track 8 pattern Track 8 (That Kind Of Fool). Click for increase. Track 9 pattern Track 9 (Sweet Little Sixteen). Click for increase.
Track 3 pattern
Track 3 (Pink Cadillac). Click for increase.
Track 10 pattern
Track 10 (Just A Bummin' Around). Click for increase.
Recordings 2000s. Produced by Jimmy Rip and Steve Bing. Mixed by Jimmy Rip and Steve Gamberoni (except "You Don't Have To Go", "Rock and Roll" and "Sweet Little 16"), Jimmy Rip and James Saez. Assistant Mixing Engineer June Murakawa. ProTools Editing Jimmy Rip. Mastered by Steve Marcussen at Marcussen. Mastering Los Angeles.

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