An Illusion to Me Now: “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story” Gets DVD, Blu-ray Release from Criterion

By Sam Stone | October 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

“I cut off my hair and I rode straight away, for that wild unknown country where I could not go wrong.”  So sings Bob Dylan in “Isis.”  It’s a line fitting for the mercurial Dylan, especially in 1975 as he and his merry cohorts – both friends and musicians – embarked on a tour of […]

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Song Sung New: Neil Diamond Unveils Symphonic Album “Classic Diamonds”

By Joe Marchese | October 16, 2020 | 6 Comments

Classic Diamonds: That’s how Neil Diamond is billing his new collection of recordings with The London Symphony Orchestra.  Due on November 20 from Capitol Records, Classic Diamonds features the singer-songwriter’s new recordings of 13 beloved hits.  Unlike many previous artists’ releases with symphony orchestras, Neil’s collection features newly-recorded vocals as well as the orchestrations. Recorded […]

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UPDATED WITH PRE-ORDER LINKS! Here We Go In The Years: “Neil Young Archives, Volume 2: 1972-1976” Due November 20

By Sam Stone | October 16, 2020 | 37 Comments

UPDATE 10/16/20:  It’s been a long time since Neil Young released his last Archives box set.  In the intervening 11 years since Neil released Archives, Volume 1: 1963-1972, fans have endlessly speculated what might be on Volume 2 – or if it might happen at all. Well, it’s happening.  The 10-CD Neil Young Archives, Volume […]

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Fall Into The Sky: Real Gone Music Announces Reissues of Vanessa Carlton, Gavin DeGraw on Vinyl for the First Time

By Sam Stone | October 16, 2020 | 1 Comment

“Makin’ my way downtown…” The words are part of a certain musical DNA of listeners from a certain generation. An inescapable earworm, a perfect oughties-pop track and – in recent years – a viral meme, Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles” is a cultural touchstone. So is Gavin DeGraw’s hit single “I Don’t Want to Be,” […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of October 16

By The Second Disc | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Tom Petty, Wildflowers & All the Rest (Warner Records) 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 4CD Deluxe Edition (above plus Home Recordings & Wildflowers Live): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 7LP Deluxe Edition: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 5CD Super Deluxe Edition (above plus Finding Wildflowers): 9LP Super Deluxe Edition: 9LP Ultra […]

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