Holiday Gift Guide Review: Pink Floyd’s “The Later Years, 1987-2019” Will Leave You Lost For Words

By Sam Stone | December 13, 2019 | 2 Comments

Fans were no doubt lost for words when Pink Floyd and Legacy Recordings announced the December 13 release of The Later Years 1987-2019, the massive new set celebrating the David Gilmour-led era of the legendary band. Well, the set has landed at Second Disc HQ – nearly crushing the front porch in the process – […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of December 13

By The Second Disc | December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Blinky, Heart Full of Soul: The Motown Anthology (Second Disc/Real Gone) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music are proud to mark Motown’s 60th anniversary with a collection that has truly been decades in the making.  Heart Full of Soul: The […]

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OUT TOMORROW! Blinky Is Free at Last on Second Disc Records, Real Gone Music’s “Heart Full of Soul: The Motown Anthology”

By The Second Disc | December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The story of Sondra “Blinky” Williams has long been shrouded in mystery. The soulful singer came to Motown Records in 1967 following stints at Vee-Jay and Atlantic, bringing her passionate and powerful deep soul sound to Hitsville, USA. Despite recording dozens of tracks between 1968 and 1973, only a small handful saw release: a mere […]

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Rock Gently: Real Gone Music Remembers Rod McKuen in January with New CDs, Digital Debuts

By The Second Disc | December 12, 2019 | 2 Comments

We’ve already filled you on a number of titles from Real Gone Music’s January slate, including our Second Disc Records release of Laura Nyro’s rare mono More Than a New Discovery on vinyl and the first-ever reissue of Miss Barbara Eden on CD and vinyl. Now, Real Gone has announced a pair of titles from […]

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Showing Out: Cherry Red Collects Mel and Kim’s Singles on New Box Set

By Joe Marchese | December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Between 1986 and 1988, British pop duo Mel and Kim charted four top 5 entries on the U.K. Singles Chart, including one chart-topper there and two songs which reached No. 1 on the U.S. Dance survey. Sisters Melanie and Kim Appleby’s career was cut short when Mel tragically died of cancer at just 23 years […]

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