Endless, Nameless: Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Goes Deluxe (Again) with Bonus Live Concerts

By Randy Fairman | September 23, 2021 | 1 Comment

Exactly thirty years ago tomorrow, September 24, 1991, Nirvana’s Nevermind hit store shelves.  To celebrate this new anniversary, Geffen/UMe has announced new reissues of the album in a variety of formats including two editions of a super deluxe box set: an 8-LP version with a bonus 7-inch single, and a 5-CD version with a Blu-ray.  […]

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Morning Has Broken: Cat Stevens’ “Teaser and the Firecat” Goes Super Deluxe in November

By Joe Marchese | September 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

In 1971, Cat Stevens, a.k.a. Yusuf Islam, built upon the success of his first two albums for Island Records (U.K.) and A&M Records (U.S.) with Teaser and the Firecat.  Featuring three of the singer-songwriter’s most beloved songs – “Peace Train,” “Moonshadow,” and an adaptation of the hymn “Morning Has Broken” – Teaser became his first […]

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No Nukes is Good News: Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Legendary 1979’ Performances Set for General Release

By The Second Disc | September 23, 2021 | 7 Comments

While Bruce Springsteen has no current plans to tour, the New Jersey rock icon will bring out from the Thrill Hill vault a new box set featuring one of The E Street Band’s most seminal performances. The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts, a multi-format set coming October 22, features newly remixed and restored audio and […]

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Stop Your Sobbing: Rhino Expands First Two Pretenders Albums for 40th Anniversary

By Joe Marchese | September 22, 2021 | 7 Comments

They may have called themselves The Pretenders, but Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman-Scott, Pete Farndon, and Martin Chambers were as authentic as they come.  The four-piece rock combo fused American and British styles (Hynde was the American émigré; the other three were British), bringing the swagger of punk to the craft of classic rock.  The Pretenders’ […]

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Grapefruit Records Spotlight: Complete Collections Arrive from The Sorrows, Fire, and Tintern Abbey

By Joe Marchese | September 22, 2021 | 1 Comment

Today, we’re spotlighting three recent “Complete” collections from Cherry Red’s Grapefruit imprint. “We played punk before punk was invented!”  That quote by vocalist Don Fardon of The Sorrows opens up Grapefruit’s new 4-CD set Pink Purple Yellow and Red: The Complete Sorrows.  The R&B band formed in Coventry in 1963 and became a fixture on […]

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