U.K. CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada U.K. 2-LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada U.S. CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada U.S. 2-LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Dave Clark is revisiting his band's 2008 compilation The Hits under the revised title of All the Hits in a new edition on BMG. Featuring classics like "Because," "Glad All Over," "Catch Us If You Can," "Do You Love Me," and "Bits and Pieces," the set is a fine overview of the DC5's
Real Gone continues its ongoing series of Grateful Dead vinyl reissues with the release of one of the band's most momentous concerts. Dick's Picks Vol. 24: Cow Palace Daly City, CA 3/23/74 captures the Dead's first-ever show with their legendary Wall of Sound, which the label's press release states gave the band's live shows unprecedented clarity despite the enormous, near-bankrupting cost of transporting it from gig to gig. For its vinyl debut, Real Gone spreads the concert across four
First released by Real Gone Music on "new dawn" blue vinyl, this new re-press of Jefferson Airplane's Woodstock set will be pressed on a "vibrating" violet color variant. As one of the first acts to sign on for the festival, Jefferson Airplane embraced the spirit of the event from the start, but the band's Saturday night closing set was delayed to Sunday morning due to the rain that seemingly would never retreat. The Airplane was up all night waiting for the OK to go onstage - which didn't
Following the limited Record Store Day release of the 2-LP set for Record Store Day Black Friday, a standard edition of Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration is set for wide release on January 24 From Decca: "On Joni's 75th birthday last November, a star-studded roster of musicians gathered together to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The evening was recorded and is now being released on vinyl. It features performances by Brandi Carlile, Glen Hansard, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones,
2CD (Album and Bonus Soundtrack): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP (Album Only): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Sergio Mendes returns with a new studio album. On In the Key of Joy, the Brazilian music legend welcomes such guests as Common, Joe Pizzulo, Sheléa Frazier , Hermeto Pascoal, and Gracinha Leporace (Sergio's wife and longtime musical partner). The 2-CD Deluxe Edition adds a bonus disc of 16 Mendes classics as the soundtrack to an upcoming documentary about
The Prince of Darkness returns with a new studio album. The title ballad features guest Elton John (who sings and plays piano) while other guests include Slash, Post Malone, and Tom Morello. Ozzy's band includes Duff McKagan, Chad Smith, and producer Andrew Watt. Available on CD, LP, and digital platforms.
5CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 10LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada UMe is marking The Allman Brothers Band's 50th anniversary with a new 5-CD or 10-LP box set boasting 61 newly remastered tracks including classics, rarities, and seven previously unreleased tracks. Trouble No More is bookended with the band's never-before-heard 1969 demo of that song, and their final performance of it at their last show in October 2014. The box includes an 88-page booklet with
BMG salutes late singer-songwriter-legend Hank Williams with the release of Pictures from Life's Other Side - The Man and His Music in Rare Photos and Recordings. This lavish 6-CD collection presents all 144 tracks recorded by Williams for his 1951 radio show sponsored by Mother's Best Flour Company. The Mother's Best radio shows have been chronicled on various sets in the past, most notably in comprehensive form by Time-Life on the 16-disc box set The Complete Mother's Best Recordings...Plus!
ABKCO's release of The Complete Keen Years (1957-1960) kicks off a year-long celebration of Sam Cooke, who would have turned 90 years old on January 22, 2021. This 5-CD box showcases Cooke's early work as a pop craftsman at the end of the 1950s. Cooke recorded three albums for Keen: a self-titled debut (also known as Songs By Sam Cooke), Encore, and Tribute To The Lady ("the lady" in this case being Billie Holiday, who died the same year). Those LPs were mostly built around standards from The
Big Star's 1974 sophomore album (boasting "September Gurls," "You Get What You Deserve," and "O My Soul") gets a vinyl reissue from Craft Recordings. This edition has been remastered in an all-analog chain by Jeff Powell at Memphis' Take Out Vinyl, and manufactured there in Big Star's hometown by Memphis Record Pressing. The titles boast replica Ardent Records labels.
Big Star's 1972 debut #1 Record (featuring "The Ballad of El Goodo," "In the Street," and "With My Baby Beside Me") returns to vinyl from Craft Recordings in a new edition remastered in an all-analog chain by Jeff Powell at Memphis' Take Out Vinyl, and manufactured there in Big Star's hometown by Memphis Record Pressing. The titles boast replica Ardent Records labels.
Texas soul man Bobby Patterson is well-known for his productions on Chuck Jackson, Fontella Bass, and Little Johnny Taylor. Stepping in the spotlight on his own, Patterson released It's Just A Matter of Time on the Paula label in 1972, featuring 12 exemplars of soul in all its flavors. For its first LP reissue in decades, Real Gone has pressed the album on purple vinyl, housed in a replica of the original album art (complete with lyric insert). The new edition is limited to just 700 copies.
Real Gone reissues the oft-sampled 1970 psychedelic funk-soul masterpiece on brown vinyl. Mike Milchner at SonicVision has remastered from original tape sources. This edition is limited to only 750 copies.
5-CD/2-LP/Blu-ray: Amazon U.S. link not yet live / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP black vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP color vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Cat Stevens is revisiting his 1978 album Back to Earth in a mammoth 5-CD/2-LP/1-BD box set as well as standard CD and vinyl editions of just the remastered original album. The super deluxe set pairs the new remaster with a disc of live tracks from
Encompassing a whopping 159 tracks including 29 bonuses, the 12-CD box set Déjà Vu: The Arista Recordings (1979-1994) features all twelve of Dionne Warwick's classic Arista Records albums from the Barry Manilow-produced Dionne (1979) through the tropically-flavored Aquarela Do Brasil (1994), all newly remastered by Nick Robbins. This period saw Warwick team with producers including Barry Gibb, Luther Vandross, Steve Buckingham, Jay Graydon, Kashif, and Smokey Robinson, and also reunite with
The 1989 "lost" album by Johnny Mathis is lost no more! Renowned producer Sergio Mendes of Brasil '66 fame and arranger-guitarist Dori Caymmi joined Mathis on The Island to subtly modernize the classic sounds of bossa nova and samba. He delivered some of his most sensual vocals ever for ten smoldering songs by Caymmi, Mendes, Ivan Lins, Brenda Russell, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and others. Featuring a small rhythm section including talents like Robbie Buchanan, Paulinho da Costa, and Toto's Jeff
ATO continues its long-running series of live releases from the late Jerry Garcia with this January 23, 1973 San Francisco concert featuring him alongside Merl Saunders, John Kahn, Bill Vitt, and Sarah Fulcher. On the 3-CD set, the virtuosic duo are heard improvising their way through a number of favorites such as "That's All Right, Mama," "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)," "Honey Chile," "Georgia on My Mind," "Expressway to Your Heart," and "Georgia on My Mind."
Real Gone's expanded edition of The Greatest Hits of Rod McKuen is joined by the world premiere CD release of the singer-songwriter's 1970 album New Ballads. Rod teamed with renowned arranger-conductor Don Costa for this remarkable collection of songs including "As I Love My Own," the dramatic Jacques Brel collaboration "I'm Not Afraid," "Thank You for Christmas," and a composition which could have been McKuen's credo: "Hit 'Em in the Head with Love." New Ballads showcases many of McKuen's
In 1969, Rod McKuen released his first volume of Greatest Hits on Warner Bros. Records, but with a twist. Rod teamed with arranger-conductor Arthur Greenslade to re-record and reinterpret his already classic repertoire including "Seasons in the Sun," "If You Go Away," "I'll Catch the Sun," "Kaleidoscope," and even the spoken-word "Stanyan Street." This unconventional approach led to a Gold record and one of the most beloved records in his immense catalogue. Real Gone's expanded reissue adds six
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Real Gone reissues the impossible-to-find 1967 Dot album from Barbara Eden, the legendary television star of I Dream of Jeannie. Miss Barbara Eden was arranged and conducted by Nashville veteran Bill Justis, and features a variety of songs in country and pop veins including the groovy dance novelty "Bend It." The LP reissue is pressed on pink vinyl and has been mastered at 45 RPM by Mike Milchner
2-CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2-LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2019 marked the 40th anniversary of Elton John's landmark tour of Russia, where he stunned audiences as the first rocker to perform in the country. His concerts there were intimate events where he performed alongside percussionist Ray Cooper. Now, Elton brings his May 28, 1979 concert in Moscow to CD and wide release vinyl for the first time; the show was previously released for Record Store
3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada One of the most unique and eclectic debut albums of the late '80s, Neneh Cherry's Raw Like Sushi, will be celebrated with a 30th anniversary deluxe edition coming from Virgin/UMC. The deluxe Raw Like Sushi, packed in a 12″ x 12″ box set, will feature the original album alongside two discs of vintage
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3CD/1DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Translucent Blue LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Howard Jones' third album gets the deluxe treatment from Cherry Red. For this reissue, One To One is expanded as a 2CD or 3CD/1DVD set. The former offers all 12″ mixes and B-sides, as well as seven previously unreleased tracks, including remixes, live tracks and early versions. The deluxe set offers another 14 instrumental,
This new 4-CD box set expands on Cream's farewell album Goodbye Cream, but with a twist: it drops the three studio tracks and instead presents four complete concerts including the Los Angeles Forum show from which the original three live cuts on Goodbye were culled. Overall, the book-style package has 36 tracks, 29 of which are premiering on CD. 19 of the songs are previously unreleased in any format, and 10 more from the climactic Royal Albert Hall show have only been available on DVD.
In 1999, singer-songwriter Jewel teamed with veteran producer-arranger Arif Mardin (Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield) for Joy: A Holiday Collection, her first Christmas album and third overall studio LP. Within a month of its release, it received a platinum certification, and it continues to be a perennial during the holiday season. Now, Craft Recordings has reissued the gentle album originally released on Atlantic Records for its vinyl premiere, as newly mastered by George Horn and Anne-Marie