As has become an annual tradition, Rhino has kicked off the new year with another exciting slate of Start Your Ear Off Right releases. The first few titles have already hit shelves, and more are on the way over the course of the month. Punk, new wave, counterculture rock, singer-songwriter classics, and sleek '80s pop hits...it's all part of this year's campaign. Each week, a batch of these limited edition color vinyl pressings will be released to brick and mortar shops and a select few
Wilco is digging deep for new expanded reissues of their first two albums, due this December from Rhino Records. The Chicago alternative outfit was born in 1994 from the ashes of influential alt-country outfit Uncle Tupelo, following the dissolution of Jeff Tweedy and Jay Farrar's creative partnership. Farrar went on to form Son Volt, while Wilco began with Tweedy and the rest of the band--bassist Jon Stirratt, multi-instrumentalist Max Johnson and drummer Ken Coomer--plus new lead guitarist
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Uncle Tupelo, No Depression: Legacy Edition (Legacy) After at least two teasers in the form of Record Store Day releases, one of the most beloved alt-country albums is greatly expanded as a double-disc set with a host of rare and unreleased demos. (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K.) Tony Bennett, The Classics (RPM/Columbia/Legacy) One of the most beloved singers of the 20th century is the subject of a new career-spanning compilation, available in single and double-disc iterations. 1CD: Amazon U.S. /
After several years in the making, the landmark debut album by alt-country pioneers Uncle Tupelo will be released as a double-disc edition from Legacy Recordings in 2014. No Depression, originally released in 1990 on the Rockville Records label, was the proper debut of the Belleville, Illinois trio, comprised singer/guitarist Jay Farrar, singer/bassist Jeff Tweedy and drummer Mike Heidorn. The trio had played together since high school and, a year before their debut, were hailed by The CMJ New
It's that time of year again! Though Black Friday has taken a backseat in recent years to the once-unheard-of Thanksgiving Day sales, the folks at Record Store Day still hold the day after Thanksgiving in high esteem. News has begun to trickle out about this year's RSD Back to Black Friday exclusives, and the team at Legacy has certainly put together a collection of special vinyl releases - and a handful of CDs, too - that look back to recent releases from the label and forward to future