**NEVER OPENED: Still in Original Packaging!** Deluxe 4-LP box set edition of this great compilation previously only available as a two CD set includes four studio sides and four live sides along with a 12-page, 12'' x 12'' color booklet filled with pictures and an essay by Kurt Loder. Features 'Purple Haze,' 'Foxy Lady,' 'Stone Free' and all the rest! Last Day To Buy: May 4th, 2019
**NEW/Never Opened: Still In Original Packaging!** 2008 two CD deluxe edition of the 1978 album, which was a deeply personal chronicle of his divorce from Anna Gordy. Though at the time it received mixed reviews, the album has since become recognized as a highly influential masterpiece of romantic anguish. Both Rolling Stone and Mojo magazines recently named it one of the best albums of all tim...
The field serving as the main concert grounds was awash with people as Matthews and company played the quiet opening chords of #41. Matthews, a 32-year-old South African born songwriter and former bartender, made sure to acknowledge the crowd's support several times. His Charlottesville, Va., band extended that appreciation, seemingly, by playing more aggressively than usual. The band turned Do...
Recorded On July 30, 1995 At The National Bowl In Milton Keynes, UK. The show erupted into life with What's the Frequency, Kenneth? , filling the stadium with harsh-toned, cutting guitar and Stipe's equally penetrating Dalek vocal. Crush With Eyeliner was boiling hot on its heels, followed by an unrecognisable blast of Devo funk metal. The singing started, and it turned out to be Drive , a dusk...
On the 28th of July 1968, Tim Buckley took to the stage at the Newport Folk Festival after being introduced as an artist who in the great Ogden Nash tradition of poetry, has been writing and singing his own songs, in a fairly modern idiom, which sits, however, very, very comfortably on a fine bed of old folk music. It was a description that would have sent a shudder through Buckley. Tim Buckley...
Recorded live at CBGB's New York City, 1979. In the 1970 s, she was the oracular poet laureate of the punk scene, and her seven-week residency at CBGB's in 1975 is still regarded by connoisseurs as the club s finest moment. With an open booking policy, its founder, Hilly Kristal, nurtured New York rock s greatest generation, and in turn those groups made CBGB one of the few rock clubs known by ...
Live at CBGB, New York City, NY; February 24, 1992. On the road to promote Somewhere Between Heaven And Hell (released in February 1992), this was one of the group s best-selling albums and the last to feature drummer Christopher Reece, who left the band in 1994. Proudly out of step with the rest of Southern California s hardcore brigade in its early days and growling further apart with time, F...
Patti Smith became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement. Called the punk poet laureate, Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. In 2005, Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. In 2007, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She placed 47th in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Art...
Marvin Gaye's most sensual release gets a reappraisal with this special edition of his 1976 album I Want You. This extended version includes previously unreleased takes, alternate and instrumental mixes and snippets of the sensual love songs that were becoming Gaye's forte in the latter half of the Seventies. What delights the most is the chance to hear familiar anthems from brand new perspecti...
Like its predecessors Hear My Music and Morning Symphony Ideas, Burning Desire provides a window into Jimi s growth as a musician and composer. In the shadow of Electric Ladyland, the original Jimi Hendrix Experience struggled to remain a cohesive unit. As 1969 progressed, Jimi s ceaseless creative pursuit would lead to experimental sessions and ambitious attempts to integrate new elements such...
Heathen is the 22nd studio album by English musician David Bowie, released on 11 June 2002. It was considered a comeback for him in the US market by becoming his highest charting album (number 14) since Tonight (1984). It also earned strong reviews. The BBC said the album's title track shows that Bowie could still pen disarmingly direct, affecting pop of a very individual inclination 30-plus ye...
Absolutely smoking live Hendrix in pristine, crispy soundboard goodness. Jimi was in a good mood, the crowd was rowdy and the band was tight. The between song tuning-up, banter and joking with the audience really give the feeling of being there and provide some insight into Hendrix as a person. Rumor has it that he was working on mixes of this show to release as a live album just before he died...
**NEW/Never Opened: Still In Original Packaging!** Pretenders' Self-Titled Record Moves Fast With Biting Hooks, Soulful Melodies, Guitar-Charged Toughness, and Chrissie Hynde's Inimitable Mix of Toughness and Tenderness: Includes Brass In Pocket, Precious, and Tattooed Love Boys . The milieu the Pretenders create on their groundbreaking debut didn't exist when the album came out in early 1980. ...
An excellent performance in excellent sound from the European leg of the MCIS tour. Disavowing the punk rock roots of many of their alt-rock contemporaries, they have a diverse, densely layered, and guitar-heavy sound, containing elements of gothic rock, heavy metal, dream pop, psychedelic rock, progressive rock, shoegazing, and electronica in later recordings. Corgan is the group's primary son...
Newly expanded and remastered editions of a pair of the legendary band's mid-career album masterpieces, boasting a wealth of previously unreleased and rare bonus tracks. LEARNING TO CRAWL, their stellar third album, debuted in 1984 and hit #5 on the Billboardr 200 allmusic.com calls it, one of the best rock & roll records of the early `80s. Produced by Chris Thomas, features the all-time Preten...
In the early to mid nineties and at the peak of his powers as a producer, Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA crafted a distinctive soundtrack at his basement studio in Staten Island. Whether or not he knew it at the time this haunting landscape of dusty samples, sharp snares and menacing urban gloom, would soon become a pillar of hip hop history. These instrumentals, peppered in with frequent interlud...
Comprised of ten previously unreleased studio performances from Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble cut between late 1984 and early 1989, The Sky is Crying serves as the legendary guitarist's unofficial fifth album as well as an homage to extraordinary musician's exceptional abilities as a musician, songwriter, and interpreter. It also contains the tremendously moving Life By the Drop, the fi...
Initially released in 1982, Collins' second album Hello, I Must Be Going! focused on a more organically produced sound than his debut, with lyrics on tracks such as;I Don't Care Anymore; and ;Thru These Walls; providing a darker thematic core. By contrast, the album's biggest hit was Collins' upbeat interpretation of The Supremes;You Can't Hurry Love,; which became his first solo #1 single. Hel...
George Clinton guided and directed a new Brides of Funkenstein lineup on the group's second and final album, Never Buy Texas From a Cowboy. This time, the Brides were a trio instead of a duo. Dawn Silva was still on board, but Lynn Mabry was gone, and Silva's new allies were Sheila Horne and Jeannette McGruder. With the new Silva/Horne/McGruder lineup in place, the Brides delivered a sophomore ...