Come Around and Talk It Over: The Outfield Share Digital Demos Collection

By The Second Disc | July 14, 2020 | 2 Comments

Last week, U.K. band The Outfield paid tribute to their late songwriter John Spinks with a digital treasure trove of unreleased recordings he curated before his passing in 2014. The Baseball Boys: Early Demos and Rare Tracks is a generous, nearly two-hour offering from the group’s career, including alternate versions of every song on their […]

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Join Right In: Third Man Records Announces “Johnny Cash: A Night To Remember” Box Set

By Sam Stone | July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Third Man Records has announced the latest in its Vault subscription service which has previously featured music from Captain Beefheart, Margo Price, Wanda Jackson, Willie Nelson, and a host of Jack White-fronted projects.  For the 45th title in the series, Third Man and Sony Music Entertainment turn back the clock to May 5, 1973 when […]

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Pick Up The Pieces: Edsel Releases Multi-Disc Average White Band Anthology

By Joe Marchese | July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

In selecting a name, the Average White Band certainly was modest. Over a career spanning nearly 50 years, the Scottish band recorded thirteen studio albums and seven live sets; charted nine hits in the U.K. and U.S. and a further 15 songs on the U.S. R&B survey; scored a million-seller with “Pick Up the Pieces;” […]

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Back In The Old Routine: Cherry Red, Esoteric Expand Two from Strawbs

By Joe Marchese | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cherry Red’s Esoteric Recordings imprint has returned to the Strawbs discography with another pair of reissues: Burning for You (1977) and Heartbreak Hill (recorded 1978, released 1995). Burning for You arrived between Deep Cuts and Deadlines, both of which have already been reissued by Esoteric.  Deep Cuts had been produced by the team of Rupert […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of July 10

By The Second Disc | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Grateful Dead, Workingman’s Dead: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Grateful Dead/Rhino) CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Often hailed as one of Grateful Dead’s most accessible albums along with its follow-up, American Beauty, Workingman’s Dead placed its focus […]

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