Today, as we celebrate the fourth of July, we're spinning new reissues from two members of the quintessentially American band, Creedence Clearwater Revival! Before Creedence Clearwater Revival split in 1972 amid acrimony, Tom Fogerty had already departed the band which he had co-founded with his younger brother John, Stu Cook, and Doug Clifford. Fogerty launched his solo career early that same year on the Fantasy label with a self-titled debut, and in October released his sophomore set.
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! The Cure, Mixed Up: Deluxe Edition (Universal (U.K.)/Elektra/Rhino (U.S.)) 1CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Mixed Up 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Torn Down 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Postponed from last week: The Cure revisits its 1990 remix album as a 3-CD deluxe edition. The first disc of the new set contains the original Mixed Up album,
Five classic albums from singer-songwriter Janis Ian have just been reissued on CD and vinyl from Sony Legacy's U.K. arm. Stars (1974), Between the Lines (1975), Aftertones (1976), Miracle Row (1977), and Night Rains (1979), all originally released on Columbia Records, represent the peak of Ian's commercial success. Between the Lines yielded Ian's most successful single, the touching "At Seventeen," a No. 3 Pop/No. 1 AC hit. The song netted the artist a Grammy Award and was performed by her