Ashford and Simpson - So So Satisfied

Tried, Tested and Found True: Big Break Expands Two By Ashford and Simpson

Big Break Records has recently continued its definitive reissue series chronicling Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson’ Warner Bros. years with the expanded releases of 1977’s So So Satisfied and 1980’s A Musical Affair.  This pair follows previous titles in the series including Come As You Are, Send It and Is It Still Good to Ya and Stay Free.  (Gimme Something Real and I Wanna Be Selfish arrive in January!) Though So So Satisfied […]

Beach Boys - Christmas Album Culture Factory

A Culture Factory Christmas: Label Reissues Beach Boys, James Brown, “Charlie Brown” and…Wookiees!

The Culture Factory label, which reissues classic albums in limited edition mini-LP replica sleeves, has a trio of Christmas titles due this Friday likely to make spirits bright. The label has already released Vince Guaraldi’s oft-reissued soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas as an exclusive release for retailer FYE.  It’s joined this week by straight reissues (no bonus material) of The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album and James Brown’s Soulful Christmas […]

Classic Christmas Album Amazon

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas: Legacy Adds Amazon Exclusive 3-CD Set to “Classic Christmas Album” Series

With Thanksgiving this Thursday and Black Friday the day after, the Christmas season is officially upon us (if it hasn’t already arrived a couple of weeks ago!).  There have been several Christmas reissues we’ve talked about so far this season, including the four new entries in Legacy’s Classic Christmas Album series.  And now we’ve got information on a fifth entry for this year:  the simply-titled Classic Christmas Album.  And we’re also […]