Review: Frank Sinatra, “My Way: 50th Anniversary Edition” and “Sings Alan and Marilyn Bergman”

By Joe Marchese | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The album was entitled My Way for the song by Paul Anka, Claude Francois, Gilles Thibault, and Jacques Revaux, but truth to tell, the moniker would have been fitting even without that famous anthem. For the ten songs on Frank Sinatra’s 1969 Reprise LP were indisputably sung as only one man could: swing – his […]

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The Shape Returns: Last Year’s ‘Halloween’ Score To Be Expanded

By The Second Disc | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Michael Myers is coming home again, thanks to an expanded edition of the soundtrack to last year’s Halloween sequel. John Carpenter helped kickstart the slasher genre with this low-budget classic he co-wrote and directed in 1978. Jamie Lee Curtis (daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, making her film debut) starred as Laurie Strode, a babysitter […]

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Story To Story, Building To Building: INXS Remix ‘Live Baby Live’ For New Theatrical Reissue

By The Second Disc | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

When producer Giles Martin signed on as INXS’ executive music director in 2018 – not long after a 30th anniversary edition of Kick was issued – it was not immediately clear what that entailed. The latest fruits of the partnership have just been unveiled – but, frustratingly, don’t mean as much for the Australian band’s […]

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Peaches En Regalia: Frank Zappa’s “Hot Rats” Turns 50, Gets Expanded to Six CDs

By Joe Marchese | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

If an upcoming box set is any indication, Zappa Records is on fire – as Frank Zappa’s 1969 solo album Hot Rats is about to get a lot hotter. On December 20, the label, in association with UMe, will issue The Hot Rats Sessions, a 6CD box set exploring that seminal album from every angle. […]

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2019’s Best Of The Rest

By Sam Stone | October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The major labels aren’t the only ones who’ll be part of Record Store Day Black Friday this year. A number of impressive indies (and other major labels with notable catalog friendly material) have announced exciting additions to the RSDBF slate. What’s more, we’ve got coverage of some exciting new music from artists as diverse as […]

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