As part of the 60th anniversary of the release of Johnny Cash's first LP in 1957, Sun Records and Charly Records present the very best of the iconic singer's 7-inch hit singles on Sun including: "I Walk The Line", "Cry! Cry! Cry!", "Folsom Prison Blues", "Ballad Of A Teenage Queen", "Home Of The Blues", and many, many more. 'Greatest Hits' features 20 classic Johnny Cash hit songs newly remastered from the Original Sun Master tapes, mastered at half-speed for unrivalled sound quality. It is released as an LP pressed on 180g heavyweight audiophile vinyl complete with sleeve notes by Sun Entertainment Corporation President John A. Singleton.
The Beginning was released digitally and on CD in 2001 by Swamp Records in the US and Audium Records in Europe. Long out of print, this record was Tony Joe's 29th and the first one where he controlled all elements of the studio. Stripped down and without any bells and whistles, this is Tony Joe recording, himself playing his classic swamp blues sound, and now for the first time on vinyl. Remastered and re-sequenced for RSD 2020 with new art and pressed on clear with black splatter vinyl.
Neil Young - Roxy: Tonight's the Night 'Live' RSD 2018
The legendary first live performance of Tonight's The Night from Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre in 1973. Side 4 of this double LP contains an etching of the Roxy logo. Previously unreleased. The Record Store Day 2018 edition includes a collectible photo reprint.
Tonight’s the Night was Neil Young’s artistic response to the deaths of roadie Bruce Berry and Crazy Horse guitarist Danny Whitten. The art, music, and lyrics are collectively dark; creating a morose aesthetic that alienated fans seeking the country vibe of Harvest. With a steady flow of Tequilla fueling the sessions, a band dubbed The Santa Monica Flyers helped Young craft a cathartic batch of songs.
The Very Best Of The Everly Brothers is a reminder to all of us as to what exactly constitutes real music.This 31-track collection on a double LP (available on the vinyl format for the first time) serves to remind us that The Everly Brothers were indeed one of a kind. We are beyond lucky to have this music to remember them.
Crosby's 1971 masterpiece. In the company of Joni, most of the Dead, most of Jefferson Airplane as well as Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash, Crosby fashioned a beautiful set of wasted west coast rock, stunning harmony vocals, smoked out laziness, laurel canyon coke genius in epics like Cowboy Movie, the beautiful Traction in the Rain, accapella voice tracks giving Starsailor Tim Buckley a run for his money. A record rooted in 70's California but still sounding mighty fine all these years later. 180 gm vinyl pressing.
Recorded at Sound Techniques Studio in Chelsea during 1972, John Martyn's seminal album 'Solid Air' was originally released in February 1973 and is now available again on vinyl. Arguably John Martyn's masterpiece. A stunning album blending folk, jazz and blues to startling effect and featuring such killer tracks as 'Over the Hill', 'May You Never', the beautiful title track and his stunning reading of Skip James' 'I'd Rather be the Devil'.
Breakthrough Masked Country Artist Orville Peck joins Paul Cauthen for two jukebox classics. As The Unrighteous Brothers, the duo of hardcore troubadours make an updated classic that showcases both artists' booming baritone. Produced by Butch Walker and Beau Bedford, the songs were cut in Nashville at the legendary RCA Studio A. Available for the first time on any physical format.
In combining wistful melodies with dreamy natural imagery, John Myrtle is creating his own world of sonic magic. Here’s John Myrtle is overflowing with soothing vocals and a certain idiosyncratic songwriting style that summons the spirit of 60s folk.
Basket of Light is the most progressive and complex release by the British folk-rock group Pentangle. Traditional English folk songs are reinterpreted with a mix of jazz, pop and rock influences. Everything their previous works promised is fulfilled here. The album opener “Light Flight” has become their signature song.
Bryter Layter should obviously be in your record collection, and luckily you don’t have to spend £1,000,000 on a crackly old dog of a copy anymore. Island have faithfully remastered and reissued this beautiful thing from the (almost) original master tapes, and packaged it so it’s just like how your Dad would have bought it back in the day.
With his latest EP, Cover Your Tracks, Lund expands on his Western heritage by wearing his more popular and prominent influences on his sleeve. Covering songs from diverse artists such as Lee Hazlewood, Billy Joel, Marty Robbins and AC/DC, Lund expands on not only his favorite songs but on the range, sound and style in which those songs are delivered. Featuring the likes of Ian Tyson and Hayes Carll, Cover Your Tracks is a focused and deliberate collection of classic and unexpected songs, curated by Corb. Released and pressed on 45 RPM 12” opaque blue vinyl.
Hidden West Coast gem that appeals to the hippies, the Balearic heads and Yacht Rock fans alike. Dreamy campfire boogies and funky folk numbers that wouldn't be out of place at a daytime disco. Lovingly re-issued by the mighty Be With Records, this is an absolute must-have for any record lover!
'Tell Her She's Lovely' is the standout track on an LP that's bursting with great little groovers and super baroque belters. If you're a fan of masterful AOR, country-rock, or poolside pop, this album ticks all the right boxes. 'High Tide' is a Balearic masterpiece, and the rest of the album is absolutely full of the good stuff.
It's not on Spotify, so get this on lovely vinyl and fill the air with the sounds of the mighty brothers Batteau.
There's no-one quite like Hasil - deranged rock 'n' twang from the backwoods - The Cramps loved him so much they covered his songs, and quite right too! If you like music from the fringes, you need Adkins in your life!
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