In case you missed it yesterday, AOL’s Spinner music Web site posted a stream of the lead single and title track of Legacy’s new Jimi Hendrix vault compilation, Valleys of Neptune. Me? I dig it quite a bit. It’s a solid track, and not a patch on his greatest hits (that can sometimes be the trick with posthumous works, especially when they’re released as singles).
Journey to “Neptune”
Michael Duquette (Founder) was fascinated with catalog music ever since he discovered there was more than one version of John Williams' soundtrack to E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. A 2009 graduate of Seton Hall University with a B.A. in journalism, Mike paired his intended profession with his passion through The Second Disc, one of the first sites to focus on all reissue labels great and small, from vintage soul to stirring film scores. His passion for reissues turned into a profession in 2014 with co-producing credits on two best-selling vinyl singles for Sony's Legacy Recordings: a 30th anniversary "ecto-green" pressing of Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" and a celebratory pressing of Wham!'s "Last Christmas" on red and green vinyl. Born and raised in New Jersey, Mike lives in Astoria, Queens with an ever-expanding collection of box sets and vinyl.