CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop The Grammy-winning blues icon Bobby Rush returns with a stripped down, acoustic tribute to the rich blues history of Mississippi featuring songs from a handful of blues greats from his adopted home state. These include early acoustic blues greats Skip James and Robert Johnson, and Rush's contemporaries on the music scene of the '50s and '60s, Howlin'
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! America, Half Century (America Records/Gonzo) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) The 50th anniversary celebration of America rolls on with a massive new box set. Half Century is an expansive 7-CD/1-DVD box packed with rare and previously unreleased material from the beloved band featuring Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, and the late Dan Peek. There's a slew of unreleased demos circa 1970; a remastered full-length radio session in Bremen
Legendary bluesman Bobby Rush is back with a new album, Sitting on Top of the Blues, which is released today on CD and LP through Rush's own Deep Rush label. At 86 years old, the Louisiana-born guitar slinger and singer has traveled from the Chitlin' circuit to the world's stages since 1951. He's released music on indie labels across the nation, recorded for Gamble & Huff, and has performed alongside a who's-who of funk, soul, and blues luminaries. You've probably heard some of his classics
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Led Zeppelin, The Complete BBC Sessions (Atlantic/Swan Song/Rhino) 3 CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 5 LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3 CD/5 LP Super Deluxe Edition: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Digital Download: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. This new collection expands the original double-disc set, from 1997, which was culled from the band's appearances on BBC radio between 1969 and 1971. This updated
To our U.S. readers, today is the day of shopping known as Black Friday - but happily, the diverse slate of releases due in stores today should lift your spirits - no matter where you're located! Love, Reel to Real: Expanded Edition (High Moon Records) (Amazon U.S.) High Moon Records has the premiere reissue of Arthur Lee and Love's 1974 album Reel to Real as a newly-expanded Deluxe Edition boasting a color, 32-page booklet. A vinyl edition will follow early next year. Read more
Releases from two legends of country and blues highlight Omnivore Recordings' November slate. On November 13, the label will drop the second 2-CD retrospective dedicated to the music of Bakersfield's favorite son Buck Owens, while two weeks later on the 27th, it will unveil a 4-CD box set spotlighting the singular career of Bobby Rush. Buck 'Em! Volume 2: The Music of Buck Owens (1967-1975) picks up where the first volume of the series, issued in 2013, left off. Its 50 tracks trace the many