Let’s Do It Again: Beach Boys Live Rarities Collected on (Another!) New Copyright Extension Release, “On Tour: 1968”

By Sam Stone | December 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

On the heels of two new collections of vault material celebrating the studio outtakes from Friends and 20/20, The Beach Boys have released a further copyright extension release featuring their work onstage. On Tour: 1968 presents 114 tracks recorded on the road in summer and winter 1968. The Beach Boys were on somewhat rocky ground […]

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Yesterday’s Dreams: UMe Releases “Motown Unreleased: 1968” and “In Loving Memory: Expanded Edition” Copyright Extension Collections

By Sam Stone | December 14, 2018 | 2 Comments

In a winter tradition that’s as reliable as any, UMe has released the latest in the annual copyright extension series, entitled Motown Unreleased: 1968. The two-part compilation will arrive to digital download and streaming services today, December 14. Between the two volumes, there’s a whopping 88 tantalizing, previously unreleased gems from the Motown vault! Motown […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of December 14

By Sam Stone | December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to another Release Round-Up. Here’s a look at what’s coming out today, December 14! Bruce Springsteen, Springsteen on Broadway [2CD] (Columbia) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Springsteen on Broadway captures songs and selected stories from The Boss’ acclaimed, Tony Award-winning engagement on the Great White Way. Mixed by Bob Clearmountain and […]

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Gone So Fast: Omnivore Brings Unicorn’s Lost, Gilmour-Produced Folk-Rock Gems to CD, LP, and Digital

By Sam Stone | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The ’70s folk-rock group Unicorn released three albums for EMI during the decade. The recordings were produced by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour and highlighted the band’s talent for laid-back folk-rock. Their smooth, Eagles-like sound, Crosby & Nash-esque harmonies, and slick, professional production value could have won them critical acclaim, but history has largely forgotten their […]

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Pedal Patter: Omnivore Offers Buck Owens Classics on Tom Brumley Compilation, “Steelin’ The Show”

By Sam Stone | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Buck Owens and His Buckaroos were among the hottest country acts of the 1960s, thanks in no small part to Tom Brumley’s masterful pedal steel guitar work.  Tomorrow, December 14, Omnivore Recordings will release a new compilation, Steelin’ The Show, which collects some of “Tender” Tom Brumley’s best work.  The collection will be available on CD […]

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