Traneing In: Never-Before-Released John Coltrane Tapes Set To Arrive on “Blue World”

By Sam Stone | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jazz aficionados worldwide have good reason to celebrate with the news of a new John Coltrane album that features lost performances from 1964! The album arrives on September 27 through Verve/Impulse! and is entitled Blue World. The 8-song collection features Coltrane’s “Classic Quartet” as recorded in a newly unearthed session at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio […]

Continue Reading

Glory Days: Springsteen’s 1986 Bridge School Performance Featuring CSNY Arrives on Digital, CD

By The Second Disc | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bruce Springsteen has announced the latest volume in his long-running series of live concert downloads/CD-Rs available exclusively through Nugs.net.   Bridge School: October 13, 1986 captures The Boss’ memorable performance at Neil Young’s Bridge School Concert at Mountain View, California’s Shoreline Amphitheatre. Backed by Danny Federici and Nils Lofgren, Springsteen’s ten-song set was his first solo […]

Continue Reading

Make the Moment Count: a-ha Announces Expanded Reissues of “Minor Earth | Major Sky” and “Lifelines” Due in October

By Sam Stone | August 20, 2019 | 1 Comment

a-ha broke onto the scene in the ’80s with a run of five successful albums, but went on a seven-year hiatus in 1993 following the release of Memorial Beach.  In the interim, the Norwegian trio – Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy – explored different interests until they were invited to perform at the 1998 […]

Continue Reading

Twist My Wrist! Cherry Red Releases Career-Spanning Anthology from Early U.K. Rock and Roll Star Jess Conrad

By Joe Marchese | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brixton-born entertainer Jess Conrad has been involved in every facet of showbiz over a career spanning seven decades: theatre, film, television, commercials, cabaret, reality shows, and pop music.  The latter field is, naturally, the subject of Cherry Red and El’s new 2-CD, 63-song anthology Jess for You: The Definitive Collection which packs hits, rarities, and […]

Continue Reading

Still Magic: Mint Audio Collects Peter Skellern’s “Complete Decca Recordings” on New 3-CD Set

By Joe Marchese | August 19, 2019 | 2 Comments

Peter Skellern’s 1972 hit “You’re a Lady” introduced a new, original voice onto the pop scene. A No. 3 hit in his native England, the gentle ballad was covered by artists ranging from Davy Jones to Johnny Mathis. A second major hit came three years later with “Hold On to Love,” and Skellern continued to […]

Continue Reading