Release Round-Up: Week of March 5

By The Second Disc | March 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Neil Young, Archives Vol. 2: 1973-1976 (Reprise) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Neil Young’s second Archives box set arrives in a wide commercial release, dropping the oversized packaging and expansive book in favor of a slimmer package.  The 10-CD box is sequenced chronologically to spotlight the astonishingly prolific […]

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BREAKING: Record Store Day Announces RSD Drops

By Sam Stone | March 4, 2021 | 1 Comment

For over a year, folks who rely on music to enrich and sustain their life have seen their “normal” change dramatically due to COVID-19. As the effects of pandemic continue to ripple through every part of the industry, the Record Store Day organization has announced that rather than hold one event this year, there will […]

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Always Forever: Real Gone Reissues ’90s Classics By Donna Lewis and Saigon Kick This April

By Sam Stone | March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Real Gone Music will turn the clock back to the ’90s with a pair of upcoming vinyl reissues:  a 25th anniversary edition of Now In a Minute by Welsh singer-songwriter Donna Lewis and the self-titled debut from Florida rockers Saigon Kick.  It’s all set for this April. Donna Lewis may not be a household name, […]

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I Found Out: John and Yoko’s “Plastic Ono Band” Box Due in April

By Joe Marchese | March 4, 2021 | 6 Comments

The July 1969 single release of John Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance” marked the first time that the name of the Plastic Ono Band appeared on a record label.  Lennon and his new wife Yoko Ono – they’d married in March – resolved to use the flexible band handle for whichever group happened to be […]

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“It’s What’s Happening, Baby!” Historic, All-Star Music Special Returns To TV After 55 Years

By Joe Marchese | March 3, 2021 | 4 Comments

It’s What’s Happening, Baby!  That’s the name of the 1965 television special hosted by influential New York disk jockey Murray Kaufman, a.k.a. Murray The K.  Over the course of 90 minutes, the jocular, hep-talking Murray (who christened himself The Fifth Beatle as an early friend and supporter of the Fab Four) shared musical performances by […]

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