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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Awakening: Real Gone Music Announces Reissues of Rare and Sought-After Titles from Black Jazz Records

By Sam Stone | July 9, 2020 | 2 Comments

Today, Real Gone Music announced the reissue of a batch of extremely hard-to-find albums from the legendary Black Jazz Records catalogue, due for release on August 28 on CD and LP.  The legendary Black Jazz Records was founded in 1969 in Oakland, California by pianist Gene Russell and percussionist Dick Schory and released its first […]

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¡A mí me gusta así! Craft Latino Reissues Pete Rodriguez’s Classic Boogaloo Album “I Like It Like That”

By Sam Stone | July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

“¡Soy el Rey del Boogaloo!”  So proclaims The King of the Boogaloo, Pete Rodriguez on the song of the same name.  It’s a highlight among highlights from the pianist and bandleader’s iconic album, I Like It Like That (A mi me gusta así).  Originally released on Alegre Records in 1967 – and now seeing its first-ever […]

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Star Star: The Rolling Stones Announce Reissues of “Goats Head Soup,” Including Deluxe Box With Surround Sound Mixes

By Sam Stone | July 9, 2020 | 8 Comments

Though it sometimes gets lost in the shuffle among the more critically lauded Sticky Fingers and Exile on Main Street, The Rolling Stones’ 11th album, Goats Head Soup is worthy of reappraisal – and that time has finally come, as The Rolling Stones and UMe have announced a set of reissues slated for September 4 featuring new mixes, […]

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