The Beatles, Help! (Blu-Ray Disc) (Capitol/Apple)
The Three O’Clock, The Hidden World Revealed (Omnivore)
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Omnivore)
Released on limited colored vinyl for Record Store Day this year, the soundtrack to this new Big Star documentary features 21 unreleased outtakes and new mixes of favorites from the legendary cult heroes.
The Moody Blues, Timeless Flight (UMe)
Released in the U.K. earlier this month, this new anthology from the Moodies comes in two-disc, four-disc or 17-disc CD/DVD editions. Nothing like freedom of choice, right?
Allman Brothers Band, Brothers and Sisters: 40th Anniversary Edition (Mercury)
Four decades after “Ramblin’ Man” was an immense pop hit, the Allmans’ 1973 album comes back as a super-deluxe box featuring a disc of unreleased outtakes and a complete show from the Winterland Ballroom.
James Brown, Best of ‘Live at the Apollo’ 50th Anniversary (Polydor/UMe)
A single-disc compilation of the best of JB’s three King/Polydor live albums from the famed New York venue, along with two unreleased tracks from an unreleased fourth volume of material. (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K.)
Devo, Hardcore Vols. 1 & 2 (Superior Viaduct)
Long out-of-print, these compilations of early Devo works make their debut on vinyl; a reissued CD edition with extra tracks will be released in two weeks.
Steve Earle, The Warner Bros. Years (Shout! Factory)
Yes’ 1977 album, the first with Rick Wakeman since 1973, and Elvis’ 1958 soundtrack album (featuring “Hard Headed Woman”), are the latest to get the Audio Fidelity SACD treatment, mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray respectively.
The legendary disco performer is celebrated with a new compilation featuring his most classic hits and a new remix of “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real).”
Dio, Magica: Deluxe Edition (Niji Entertainment)
New remixes of classic reggae favorites.