Real Gone restores to print this deluxe Rhino Handmade release from soul queen Betty (now Bettye) LaVette, featuring her 1972 Atco album, six single sides and two mono single versions. Liner notes are provided by David Nathan.
The late, great Perry Como's 1980 RCA live album, recorded before an adoring Chicago audience, comes to CD for the very first time in this newly remastered edition featuring liner notes from Matthew Long and never-before-seen photos from the tour.
Foghat's best-selling, double-platinum live album from 1977 returns to vinyl in this 180-gram limited edition release reproducing the original die-cut jacket and cardboard, full-color inner “Eurosleeve.”
The J. Geils Band's third album - and first to go Top Ten - gets a limited edition red vinyl reissue with replica labels and artwork!
Wow! The legendary Peggy Lee - subject of a hot new biography - is celebrated with a new 2-CD set featuring 44 previously unreleased radio performances of songs she never recorded commercially, including "Skylark," "I Got Rhythm," "Come On-A My House," and "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die." This release is fully licensed from the Peggy Lee Estate and features liner notes from Lee historian David Torrensen!
From the psychedelic Bay Area scene comes the cult classic raga-rock album from Shanti, the band led by tabla master (and Mickey Hart associate) Zakir Hussain, sarod virtuoso Ashish Khan and former members of The Loading Zone, Cold Blood and the Travel Agency!
Joining similar releases for The Soul Stirrers and L.C. Cooke, ABKCO has compiled the complete recorded output of The Valentinos on the SAR record label, co-founded and co-owned by Sam Cooke, who also served as the group's producer. The Valentinos comprised the five Womack brothers: Bobby, Cecil, Curtis, Friendly Jr. and Harry. Included on this complete set are fourteen tracks originally released as singles, three originally unreleased recordings and more, for a total of 23 tracks spanning
This new 2-CD collection from ABKCO offers the complete recorded output of the legendary gospel group on the SAR Records label, which was co-owned by former Soul Stirrer Sam Cooke and former Pilgrim Traveler J.W. Alexander. The recordings span the period of 1959 to 1964, and cover the period after the group's Specialty recordings and up until Sam Cooke's tragic death.
The Numero Group has excavated eight tracks, recorded between 1979 and 1981, from a soulful Chicago collective that may be the best funk-dance-soul outfit you've never heard of!
Demon Music Group's Harmless label offers the ultimate celebration of Northern Soul with this massive box set offering 222 tracks on 8 CDs, 2 DVDs and a 150+-page booklet! This set features an eclectic array of artists including Gladys Knight and the Pips, Paul Anka, The O'Jays, The Four Seasons, Johnny Maestro, Ben E. King and many more.
Smithsonian Folkways has a definitive 5-CD chronicle of legendary folksinger Huddie Ledbetter, a.k.a. Lead Belly, packaged in a deluxe hardbound book format.
Stage Door presents an entire disc of Anthony Newley's previously unreleased demo recordings for his 1973 musical The Good Old Bad Old Days, co-written with Leslie Bricusse!
This Deluxe Edition of Mike + The Mechanics' 1988 album arrives in the U.S. with a second disc featuring "The Living Years 2014" and live tracks culled from the band's 1989 tour.
Rhino gives a wide release to the 2011 limited-edition 2-CD set capturing Chicago's blazing concert from June 1975 at Maryland's Largo Centre, part of the Beachago Tour. There's not much of The Beach Boys here, but there is plenty of still-exciting horn rock from Robert Lamm, Terry Kath, Peter Cetera, Danny Seraphine, Lee Loughnane, James Pankow and Walt Parazaider.
Following its 5.1 presentation of BS&T’s Al Kooper-helmed debut album, Audio Fidelity revisits the kickoff of the horn band’s David Clayton-Thomas era! This original 4.0 quad mix of the 1969 smash features “Spinning Wheel,” “And When I Die” and “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,” all in vivid multichannel on hybrid SACD.
Audio Fidelity premieres the 4.0 quadraphonic surround mix of The Guess Who’s 1971 compilation album on hybrid SACD (meaning a stereo layer is playable on standard CD players) – featuring such songs as “These Eyes,” “Laughing,” “No Time,” “Undun” and “American Woman.”
Omnivore reissues Camper Van Beethoven's 2004 “sci-fi alternate-reality rock opera," adding four previously unissued bonus tracks. Available on CD, double LP (with download card) and digital.