Release Round-Up: Week of June 18

By The Second Disc | June 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Joe Jackson and Todd Rundgren featuring Ethel, State Theater, New Jersey 2005 (Purple Pyramid) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Todd Rundgren and Joe Jackson’s 2005 international tour featuring post-classical string quartet Ethel is brought to a 2CD/DVD set from Purple Pyramid collecting all three artists’ sets plus the encore which […]

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Short Takes: The Beatles Confirm Release Date of “Get Back” Film, Diana Ross Releases First Single from Upcoming Album

By The Second Disc | June 17, 2021 | 4 Comments

Director Peter Jackson’s long-awaited documentary The Beatles: Get Back finally has a confirmed home and release date.  Today, Walt Disney Studios, Apple Corps, and WingNut Films Productions revealed that Get Back will not be released as a traditional theatrical film but rather will take the form of a three-part series, with each part clocking in […]

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Good Grief! “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” Returns on Pumpkin-Shaped Vinyl

By Joe Marchese | June 17, 2021 | 2 Comments

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!  The Emmy-nominated 1966 television special was the third overall for Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts series and the second to be holiday-themed, after A Charlie Brown Christmas.  It earned a whopping 49 share in the ratings and was so successful that CBS re-aired it every year through 2000, with ABC picking up the […]

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Wrong Side of the Tracks: Run Out Groove Reissues Biohazard’s “Urban Discipline,” Votes Open for Next Release with Monkees, More

By Joe Marchese | June 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

The votes are in, and the next title to be released by Run Out Groove will be a 2-LP, 30th anniversary deluxe vinyl edition of metal band Biohazard’s 1992 sophomore album Urban Discipline.  Pre-orders are open now for this set which will feature bonus tracks making their debut on vinyl as well as an exclusive […]

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Shine It on Me: Cherry Red Celebrates Guitarist Ray Fenwick on New Anthology

By Joe Marchese | June 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

In a career spanning eight decades, guitarist Ray Fenwick has played pop, prog, hard rock, rhythm and blues, rock-and-roll, and just about every genre conceivable.  He’s curated a new 3-CD compendium for Cherry Red’s Lemon imprint appropriately entitled Playing Through the Changes: Anthology 1964-2020, bringing together 61 tracks (some previously unreleased and new to CD) […]

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