Darling, It’s Incredible: Nat King Cole’s Centennial Celebrated With Two New Compilations and Marvin Gaye Tribute Album

By Sam Stone | January 18, 2019 | 3 Comments

Unforgettable…that’s what he is. This year marks what would have been the 100th birthday of one of America’s finest performers of popular song: Nat “King” Cole. In his decades-long career, Cole blazed the trail for many entertainers to come, influencing the likes of Count Basie and Ray Charles along the way. Universal Music Group will […]

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Esoteric Recordings Round-Up: Procol Harum, Anthony Phillips Expanded Reissues

By Joe Marchese | January 18, 2019 | 2 Comments

Periodically this month, we’ll be looking at titles released in the latter part of 2018 that we either didn’t cover, or only covered briefly, the first time around! We hope you enjoy this look at “some nice things we’ve missed”… Cherry Red’s Esoteric Recordings imprint has recently continued its ongoing series dedicated to the recordings […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of January 18

By The Second Disc | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Rush, In Rio [4-LP Vinyl] (Atlantic/Rhino) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Recorded live during their 2002 “comeback” tour, Rush’s In Rio was originally released on CD and DVD in 2003. Now, the 28-song set featuring hits and deep cuts from across their career arrives on vinyl […]

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Locked Away: Keith Richards Premieres Unreleased Material on “Talk Is Cheap” 30th Anniversary

By Sam Stone | January 17, 2019 | 2 Comments

Keith Richards is set to have a busy year.  He and The Rolling Stones recently announced a headlining slot at the 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival as part of the band’s U.S. No Filter Festival.  Now, Keith and BMG have teamed up for a special look at his debut solo album, Talk Is Cheap, […]

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What A Tale My Thoughts Could Tell: Real Gone Collects Gordon Lightfoot’s Complete 1970-1980 Singles in March

By Randy Fairman | January 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

Next month, Gordon Lightfoot’s “Sundown” celebrates the 45th anniversary of its single release.  The tune marked the first Hot 100 No. 1 hit for the Canadian folk, folk-rock, and country singer-songwriter.  On March 1, Real Gone Music will anthologize this period of Lightfoot’s career with the release of the 2-CD The Complete Singles 1970-1980. Gordon […]

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