Two decades after taking the stage at Yasgur's Farm right before Jimi Hendrix, Sha Na Na reprised their rock-and-roll revival act at the Woodstock: 20 Years After concert held across the country at Cal-State Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. The group - featuring Jocko Marcellino, Screamin' Scott Simon, and Donny York, all still members today - performed alongside fellow veterans of the original event including Blood, Sweat and Tears, Melanie, Canned Heat, Edgar Winter, and Country Joe
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3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / uDiscoverMusic.com Standard 3LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Links TBD / uDiscoverMusic.com Color 3LP: uDiscoverMusic.com Macca has boxed his three influential self-titled albums - McCartney (1970), McCartney II (1980), and McCartney III (2020) - in various formats. The trilogy collection will be available on three 180-gram black vinyl LPs; three 180-gram color vinyl LPs (clear for McCartney, white for II, and creamy white
3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP Highlights: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The 3-CD box set (also available digitally) focuses on Miles Davis' final years at the Columbia label with which he had been associated since 1955 and on the three albums that closed out his 30-year run: Star People (1983), Decoy (1984), and You're Under Arrest (1985). The collection features studio outtakes as well as a complete live performance, What It Is: Montreal 7/7/83. That's What
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Iconoclassic Records is now premiering Rock Hard, Survivor lead singer Jimi Jamison's previously unreleased 1990 album, in a deluxe, expanded CD edition. Intended to be Jamison's solo debut, Rock Hard features 10 songs including three previously unreleased compositions, three previously unreleased recordings, and a pair of previously unreleased mixes/arrangements. Jimi's non-LP solo single (issued in Germany, Japan, and promotionally in the U.S.) of his Survivor bandmates Jim Peterik and
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Iconoclassic reissues and expands The Fall's 18th studio album as a 2-CD set. 1996's The Light User Syndrome - the band's first album with Julia Nagle and last with Brix Smith - was previously reissued on CD via the Receiver and Castle Music labels. But whereas the Castle edition had just two bonus tracks (the single sides "The Chiselers" and "Chilinist"), Iconoclassic's upcoming expansion boasts those two sides as well as an additional 10 cuts. The first CD features the original album,
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CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada In conjunction with the new documentary film Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song, Legacy has offered this new collection from the late troubadour. Already available digitally, Hallelujah & Songs from His Albums, coming to CD and translucent blue double vinyl on October 14, is exactly what's advertised: a previously unreleased live version of that mystifying standard (recorded at the
CD (24 tracks, mono and stereo): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP (12 tracks, stereo): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Last year, Elton John surprised fans on Record Store Day with the premiere release of Regimental Sgt. Zippo, a complete studio album which he recorded prior to his first released LP, Empty Sky. Now, the once-lost psych-pop gem is seeing an even wider release. Island/Mercury will debut the stereo version of Regimental Sgt. Zippo on 1CD and 1LP vinyl;
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Chicago releases its latest studio album, Born for This Moment (or Chicago 38, for those who are counting). Produced by longtime Brian Wilson associate Joe Thomas, it's coming on CD and digital formats with a vinyl release due on October 21, and features the lead singles "If This Is Goodbye" and "Firecracker" plus three collaborations with Chicago rock legend Jim Peterik (The Ides of March, Survivor).
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DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada BD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada After a manufacturing delay scuttled a release earlier this year, The Beatles: Get Back is finally coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, July 12. Both the DVD and Blu-ray presentations offer director Peter Jackson's three-part, 468-minute Get Back on three discs - one part per disc. No additional bonus features have been included, although the packages do come with four photo cards (one per
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Elvis Costello has joined his old friend Allan Mayes to reform Rusty, the band in which they played in 1972-1973. Costello and Mayes were joined by The Imposters and guest keyboardist Bob Andrews of Brinsley Schwarz for this newly-recorded six-song album comprising Rusty originals plus covers of Nick Lowe, Jim Ford, and Neil Young played in the band's original setlists. The Resurrection of Rust arrives digitally June 10; the U.S. date for the CD release is July 22 (delayed from July 1).
Finn, the first album credited to the Finn Brothers, will debut on vinyl this summer as part of a double LP that also includes Neil and Tim Finn's extraordinary demos from 1989 - which birthed another classic album from the duo. The Needle Mythology label, founded by writer and Finn authority Pete Paphides, will put both Finn and those 1989 demos (including the previously-unreleased "Four-Stepping in 3/4 Time") together in one luxe 2LP package. The sleeve will also include lyrics, new notes by
2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Real Gone Music 3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Real Gone Music Liza Minnelli's remarkable album of her record-breaking 1979 Carnegie Hall stand receives its first-ever release to wide retail in two distinctive editions from Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music, both of which are adorned with Andy Warhol's suitable-for-framing portrait of the artist. Live in New York 1979: The Ultimate Edition will be available on 3 CDs,
Rhino expands Holy Diver, the first album from the band Dio, in time for what would have been late frontman Ronnie James Dio's 80th birthday. The upcoming Super Deluxe Edition is built around two versions of Holy Diver. CD 1 presents a brand-new 2022 mix of the album made utilizing the original multitracks by Joe Barresi, while CD 2 features a remastered version of the original 1983 mix. Two discs of bonus material round out the package. CD 3, Live at Selland Arena, Fresno, CA, 1983, offers
For their seventh studio album, She and Him - a.k.a. Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward - pay tribute to The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Melt Away features fourteen intimate reinterpretations from the Wilson songbook, with the title track pulled from his solo debut and the rest from the Beach Boys' discography. Brian himself joins the duo on "Do It Again." Available on CD, LP, and digitally.
On May 14 and 15, 1957, piano great Thelonious Monk joined drummer Art Blakey and his loose musical collective known as the Jazz Messengers to record an album for Atlantic Records. The resulting LP, Monk's lone appearance on the label, remains a high point in both artists' discographies. Blakey and Monk were joined by Johnny Griffin on tenor saxophone, Bill Hardman on trumpet, and bassist Spanky DeBrest for the session which featured such Monk compositions as "In Walked Bud," "Blue Monk," and