Release Round-Up: Week of July 19

By The Second Disc | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! James Taylor, The Warner Bros. Albums 1970-1976 (Warner/Rhino) CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada  Rhino has a newly remastered box, supervised by Peter Asher, of James Taylor’s six studio albums for the label including Sweet Baby James (1970), Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon […]

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Tell All the People: Rhino Expands The Doors’ “The Soft Parade” For 50th Anniversary Box Set

By Joe Marchese | July 18, 2019 | 3 Comments

Rhino is continuing its ongoing series celebrating the music of The Doors with a new 50th anniversary edition of the band’s fourth studio album, The Soft Parade.  Originally released 50 years ago today on July 18, 1969, The Soft Parade introduced the hit “Touch Me” and became Morrison, Manzarek, Krieger, and Densmore’s fourth consecutive Top […]

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The Pleasure Principle: Janet Jackson Albums Coming To Vinyl, Plus Expanded ‘Control: The Remixes’

By The Second Disc | July 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

When a new pressing of Janet Jackson’s breakthrough album Control was announced earlier this year, we speculated that perhaps the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and R&B/pop legend would finally be the subject of some catalog activity. That wish seems to be coming true: four more of Janet’s albums are coming to vinyl on July […]

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Get Your Hands On It: La-La-Land Celebrates 500th Release with “Planet of the Apes” Box Set

By Randy Fairman | July 17, 2019 | 2 Comments

La-La Land Records has just announced its landmark 500th film score project.  In association with 20th Century Fox, Fox Music and Varèse Sarabande, the label is releasing at the end of this month a 5-CD box set of the scores to the original five Planet of the Apes films featuring music by Jerry Goldsmith, Leonard […]

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Straight, No Chaser: Omnivore Collects Art Pepper’s Complete Artists House Sessions on New Box

By Joe Marchese | July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Omnivore Recordings is continuing its association with the late saxophone great Art Pepper with a new box set.  On September 13, the label will issue Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings on 5 CDs and digital platforms, collecting all four of Pepper’s albums for John Snyder’s Artists House label with bonus material. Producer Snyder […]

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