While The Second Disc prides itself on connecting people to reissues and box sets they can keep on their shelves, it's no secret that listening audiences are also digital - catalogue music lovers, too - and our passion is connecting people to music from the past that they might adore. So we've introduced a new Saturday feature: The Weekend Stream, which focuses on hidden gems that recently made it to digital channels that might make your playlists a little brighter! Mark Morrison, Return of
The A-side of the first Bay City Rollers single was, appropriately enough, "Keep On Dancing." The Scottish band's cover of the Gentrys oldie became a top ten hit on the U.K.'s Bell Records, and earned the Rollers a slot on Top of the Pops. The best was still yet to come, however, and the band would keep listeners dancing for roughly a decade. The Rollers' ascent to superstardom is chronicled on a recent 3-CD clamshell box set from Cherry Red's 7Ts imprint. The Singles Collection is a tour
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Various Artists, Motown: The Complete No. 1s (Motown/UMe) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) For its 60th anniversary year, UMe has begun reminding fans that "Motown Did It First"; now, Motown is revisiting an essential box set that was originally released in celebration of its 50th anniversary a decade ago. Motown: The Complete No. 1s features more than 200 international chart-toppers, plus a handful of bonus masters that went to No.