Never Say Die! Varese Bringing ‘Goonies’ Score Back To CD

By The Second Disc | May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Varese Sarabande is setting sail with a wide CD release of Dave Grusin’s score to The Goonies this summer! Recently a staple of Varese’s vinyl catalog, it’s the first time the music’s been put on CD since a limited release in 2010. A movie this offbeat – a gang of misfit kids in Oregon follow […]

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Shower the People: James Taylor’s “The Warner Bros. Albums” Box Coming in July

By Joe Marchese | May 21, 2019 | 6 Comments

Rhino is about to shower the people with the first-ever box set from James Taylor.  Between 1970 and 1976, the quintessential troubadour released six albums on Warner Bros. Records that laid the groundwork for his remarkable career which continues to this day.  At Warner Bros., Taylor introduced signature songs like “Fire and Rain,” “Sweet Baby […]

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The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Comes to Omnivore Recordings with Expanded CD Premiere

By Joe Marchese | May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

January 23, 2019 would have marked the 100th birthday of comedy legend Ernie Kovacs.  While the pioneering comedian, actor, television personality, and writer tragically died at age 42 in 1962, his influential, off-the-wall brand of comedy endures to this day.  The Kovacs centennial is hitting record stores this summer with the July 5 reissue on […]

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Happy Rovin’ Cowboy: BMG Presents Archival Hank Williams Radio Sessions on “The Complete Health and Happiness Recordings”

By Sam Stone | May 20, 2019 | 4 Comments

Few have made such a profound impact on the country music landscape as Hank Williams, whose singular talents, enduring songs, and inimitable vocal style continue to influence scores of up-and-coming talents.  In 1949, though, Hank wasn’t quite the star he wanted to be, nor the star we remember him as.  He’d had some popular songs […]

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Suburban Sweetheart: Run Out Groove Announces Josh Rouse Reissue, Votes Open for Next Title

By Joe Marchese | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s time for another Run Out Groove vote! The vinyl specialist label recently announced that a 2-LP Deluxe Edition of singer-songwriter Josh Rouse’s debut Dressed Up Like Nebraska will be its next title.  This expanded edition adds four bonus tracks – three demos (“Suburban Sweetheart,” “Flair,” “Cannot Talk”) and a live track (“Late Night Conversation”), […]

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