Happy 2022! Welcome, friends, to Part Two of The Second Disc's 12th Annual Gold Bonus Disc Awards! Once again, we've all faced unprecedented challenges over the past twelve months. A year that began with hope and promise has ended with further uncertainty for many of us. But music continues to fill a significant role in our lives, providing solace, comfort, and escape in a time unlike any other. With that spirit in mind, The Second Disc wishes to recognize 2021's cream of the catalogue
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Michael Nesmith, Different Drum: The Lost RCA Victor Recordings (Second Disc Records/Real Gone Music) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Real Gone Music) For our first release of 2021, Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music take a deep dive into the archives for Michael Nesmith's Different Drum: The Lost RCA Victor Recordings. This compendium features 22 tracks on CD drawn from the RCA Victor vaults, every one of which is previously
Bob Wills, The King of Western Swing, is back. Almost seven years ago, Real Gone Music issued Riding Your Way: The Lost Transcriptions for Tiffany Music 1946-1947. "Real Gone has given the royal treatment to the King of Western Swing," we wrote in assessing the landmark set. Now, the label is returning to Wills' discography for a second volume. Way Out West: The Lost Transcriptions for Tiffany Music 1946-1947 Volume Two is due on April 30, the same date as Real Gone and Second Disc Records'
"Pull another chair at the table," comes the invitation that opens Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys' Riding Your Way, the new deluxe 2-CD set from Real Gone Music (RGM-0244). "Make room in your heart for a friend," goes the second song on this collection featuring 50 of the never-before-released Lost Transcriptions for Tiffany Music circa 1946-1947. You'll want to pull up that chair, and make room for Wills, with this remarkable (and remarkably entertaining) historical find filled with good,