Skating on Thin Ice: Cherry Red, Esoteric Reissue Procol Harum’s “Something Magic” in Expanded Edition

By Joe Marchese | November 25, 2020 | 2 Comments

Procol Harum titled their 1977 album Something Magic, and indeed, magic was what the English band hoped for when they headed to Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida to record it.  Now, Cherry Red’s Esoteric Recordings imprint has revisited Something Magic as a 2-CD expanded edition with three bonus tracks and a BBC Radio One concert. […]

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The Most Wonderful Time: New Andy Williams Special Premieres, “The Ultimate Collection” and More Released

By The Second Disc | November 24, 2020 | 4 Comments

Over the past weeks, radio stations across America have been changing to holiday formats.  There’s a good chance that if you spin the radio dial, you’ll end up on the voice of Andy Williams.  The late singer’s 1963 favorite “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” has become an unofficial anthem of the Christmas […]

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Review: Pink Floyd, “Delicate Sound of Thunder”

By Sam Stone | November 24, 2020 | 3 Comments

Welcome to The Second Disc’s first Holiday Gift Guide Review of the season!  Between now and Christmas, we’ll be spotlighting various titles that just might make ideal holiday gifts for the music lovers in your life.  Watch this space for the upcoming launch of the full Holiday Gift Guide! Flying hospital beds, laser-eyed pigs, and […]

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’60s ROCK, POP AND SOUL: New Treasury Collection DVD Set Offers Over 100 Favorites

By Joe Marchese | November 23, 2020 | 2 Comments

Earlier this year, The Second Disc shared news of Rock, Pop and Doo Wop, a 7-DVD collection from Treasury Collection and executive producer-director TJ Lubinsky.  Now, with the holidays upon us, a new set featuring dozens of classic hit-makers has just been released: ’60s Rock, Pop and Soul. This 4-DVD package has been culled from […]

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Playing in the Band: Real Gone Music Announces “Blue Oyster Cult Live ’83” CD and Grateful Dead “Road Trips” Reissues

By Sam Stone | November 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re like us at The Second Disc, you’re probably yearning for the day that live music is allowed again. Plans have shifted and events have been postponed in these past eight months of lockdown, but one thing remains the same: the thrill of a concert. Real Gone Music is allowing listeners to go back […]

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