The Weekend Stream: January 22, 2022

By Mike Duquette | January 22, 2022 | 1 Comment

Welcome to The Weekend Stream, a relaxing weekly review of notable digital-only catalogue titles. There may be no CD or vinyl, but there's plenty of great new/old music to discover! A quick week brings us a great latter-day Hall & Oates track, a classic Lil Wayne mixtape, unreleased gems from The Art of Noise and […]

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In Memoriam: Meat Loaf (1947-2022)

By Randy Fairman | January 21, 2022 | 4 Comments

For Meat Loaf, going all the way was just a start.  The larger-than-life superstar brought passion and power to everything he recorded, fiercely commanding epic songs that would have easily devoured lesser performers.  Earlier this morning, it was reported that Meat Loaf passed away at the age of 74. Born Marvin Lee Aday in Texas […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of January 21

By The Second Disc | January 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! John Williams and The Boston Pops, The Complete Philips Recordings (Decca) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Decca will celebrate John Williams' 90th by turning the clock back to 1980 when the famed composer-conductor took the baton from the legendary Arthur Fiedler to lead The Boston Pops Orchestra into a new […]

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The Sound of Liberation Hall: Label Announces Slate Through April Featuring Flamin' Groovies, The Troggs, Tony Hazzard, Kim Fowley, More

By The Second Disc | January 20, 2022 | 1 Comment

Since its formation in late 2020, the Liberation Hall label has delivered a wide variety of releases ranging from a Dr. Demento-curated collection of novelties to a campaign from the vaults of San Francisco indie label 415 Records.  Now, the label has announced a bounty of upcoming releases scheduled between now and April.  The eclectic […]

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Heartaches By The Number: Morello Reissues Four 1960s Waylon Jennings Albums on Two CDs

By Joe Marchese | January 19, 2022 | 4 Comments

When Waylon Jennings passed away in 2002, he was rightfully hailed as one of country music's first true "Outlaws" alongside such artists and fellow Highwaymen as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson.  But Jennings paid his dues on the Nashville scene before "crossing over" to superstardom with such landmark records as Dreaming My Dreams […]

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