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Trojan Records Presents: Best of Lovers Rock1 of 5 LP's in a series of newly created Trojan Records compilations celebrating the 2015 re-launch of Trojan
Records; In the mid-1970's, many British Reggae fans found fulfillment in the first home-produced style to be
successfully exported to Jamaica: Lovers Rock; This romantic style continued to dominated the UK scene well into the eighties and beyond; Features 10 of the best known Lovers Rock tracks from John Holt, The J Sisters, Elizabeth Archer & The Equators, Sonya Spence, & more.1. You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine - John Holt
2. Lovin' You - Janet Kay
3. Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The J Sisters
4. Feel Like Makin' Love - Elizabeth Archer & The Equators
5. Where is the Love? - Sonya Spence
6. I'm Still In Love With You - Marcia Aitken
7. Tell Me A Lie - Candy McKenzie
8. Loving Pauper - Ruddy Thomas
9. Keep It Like It Is - Louisa Mark
10. Walk Away - Marie Pierre$16.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Best of Trojan Rock Steady Vol. 11st wave in a series of LP's celebrating the re-launch of Trojan Records in the US. During the long, hot summer of 1966, Jamaica's national sound underwent a dramatic transformation, culminating in the rapid tempo of Ska ultimately supplanted by the slower, more soulful sound of ROCK STEADY. 12 of the most influential records from the original ROCK STEADY era, performed by Desmond Dekker & The Aces, Lee Perry, The Upsetters, & more.1. Rock Steady - Alton Ellis & The Flames
2. 007 (Shanty Town) - Desmond Dekker & The Aces
3. Ba Ba Boom - The Jamaicans
4. Stop That Train - Keith & Tex
5. My Conversation - The Uniques
6. Train To Skaville - The Ethiopians
7. The Tide Is High - The Paragons
8. (I Am) The Upsetter - Lee Perry
9. The Loser - Derrick Harriott
10. Perfidia - Phyllis Dillon
11. Hard To Confess - The Gaylads
12. Return Of Django - The Upsetters$16.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Rock N Roll Fantasy: The Very Best Of Bad CompanyThe 19-track collection spans 1974 and 1982 and features many of group's best-loved songs, like Can't
Get Enough, Feel Like Makin Love and Rock N Roll Fantasy. Longtime fans will certainly appreciate the inclusion of
previously unreleased alternate versions of Easy On My Soul and See The Sunlight. Both of these are different
versions than the ones that appeared on the deluxe editions Bad Company and Straight Shooter. When it was
released in 1974, the album was an instant smash and climbed to the top of the album charts. Since then, it has been
certified five-times platinum.LP 1
1. Can't Get Enough
2. Bad Company (2015
3. Movin' On (2015
4. Ready For Love (2015
5. Easy On My Soul
6. Good Lovin' Gone Bad
7. Feel Like Makin' Love
8. Shooting Star (2015
9. Weep No More (2015
1. See The Sunlight
2. Live For The Music
3. Simple Man (2015
4. Honey Child (2015
5. Run With the Pack
6. Burnin' Sky (2015
7. Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy
8. Rhythm Machine (2015
9. Gone, Gone, Gone
10. Electricland (Single Edit)
Version]$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
'Lovers Rock' is the 5th studio album by the English singer Sade (born Helen Folasade Adu), released on 14 November 2000 by Epic Records. The album reached number eighteen on the UK Albums Chart and number 3 on the U.S. Billboard 200. it has since been certified triple platinum by the RIAA. 'Lovers Rock' earned Sade the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. She is the most successful solo female artist in the UK, having sold over 50 million albums.
From the early 80's on Sade and her band produced a string of hit albums, from debut album Diamond Life in 1984 up to Lovers Rock in 2000 (a new album is released in February 2010). Changing a winning team never was a good plan and Sade, accompanied by longtime associates Stuart Matthewman, Andrew Hale and Paul Denman, managed to deliver an elegant, smooth-yet-not-too-slick-sounding album. Pioneering the Nu Soul genre roughly 10 years before her US colleagues, Sade is definitely one of a kind!
Worthy of a 10th anniversary audiophile pressing, we gave 'Lovers Rock' the 180 grams vinyl treatment, for your aural pleasure!Side A
By Your Side
King Of Sorrow
Somebody Already Broke My Heart
All About Our Love
The Sweetest Gift
It's Only Love That Gets You Through$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Just awarded the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award at the U.K.'s prestigious Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards, bluesrock guitar hero and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa is set to release his tenth full-length solo album, BLACK ROCK, on March 22, 2010. This album was recorded at, and named for, Black Rock Studios in Santorini, Greece. "With this album, we wanted to explore a 'world' feeling, and this was the inspiration behind going to record in Greece and using some of the best Greek musicians to add a little flavor to a couple of the tracks. But it's by no means a 'world' album. We wanted Joe's usual youthful and energetic tones to play alongside the worldly vibes of the Greek bouzouki and clarino," said producer Kevin Shirley. Bonamassa says, "It was the kind of record Kevin and I wanted to make. We needed to rock again a bit like on my first album. I wrote the whole thing there." Also Joe signed up Blues legend B.B. King for a duet on his new album. The song they perform together is a rendition of the Willie Nelson-penned song, "Night Life," which appeared on King's 1967 album BLUES IS KING. Shirley says about the experience, "This is a rollicking Stonesy-vibe version of the Willie Nelson song on which B.B. King duets with Joe, both vocally and on his famous Lucille guitar. What a joy and an honor to work with the legend who is possibly the pivot point and unifying musician between Blues and Rock." Other tracks appearing on BLACK ROCK include Jeff Beck's "Spanish Boots," Leonard Cohen's poetic "Bird On A Wire," Otis Rush's "Three Times A Fool," Bobby Parker's "Steal Your Heart Away," Blind Boy Fuller's "Baby, You Gotta Change Your Mind," John Hiatt's "I Know A Place," and James Clark's "Look Over Yonders Wall," as well as the originals "When The Fire Hits The Sea," "Quarryman's Lament," "Wandering Earth," "Athens To Athens," and "Blue and Evil."1. Steal Your Heart Away (Bobby Parker)
2. I Know A Place (John Hiatt)
3. When The Fire Hits The Sea (Joe Bonamassa)
4. Quarryman's Lament (Joe Bonamassa)
5. Spanish Boots (Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, Ron Wood)
6. Bird On A Wire(Leonard Cohen)
7. Three Times A Fool (Otis Rush)
8. Night Life (Willie Nelson, Walter Breeland, and Paul Buskirk)
***WITH SPECIAL GUEST BB KING***
9. Wandering Earth (Joe Bonamassa)
10. Look Over Yonders Wall (James Clark)
11. Athens To Athens (Joe Bonamassa)
12. Blue And Evil (Joe Bonamassa)
13. Baby You Gotta Change Your Mind (Blind Boy
Fuller)$32.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Ranked 316/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
They say you can never go home again.
Yet, on their new Interscope Records release and fifth album, Rock Steady, No Doubt has embarked on a globe-spanning musical adventure that proves, once and for all, that home is where the heart is.
At the heart of the quartet's fifteen-year musical journey is a sound, a style and a sensibility that celebrates their enduring bond with millions of fans worldwide: the sheer pleasure of pure pop - danceable, hummable, instantly accessible songs that have become indispensable additions to the soundtrack of our life and times. And now with Rock Steady, that soundtrack signals a return to some of the key creative elements that have made No Doubt one of today's most popular and enduring bands. Simply put, No Doubt is ready to party.
"It's the hardest thing in the world just to be simple, to let the music and the words speak for what you're feeling and, hopefully, to share that feeling. And the feeling we all shared on this album turned out to be pretty simple, too: we were in a good mood."
So says vocalist, lyricist and glorious gamine Gwen Stefani on the inspiration that ignited the dozen deliriously entertaining new tracks comprising Rock Steady. With all-original material penned by Gwen and No Doubt's dynamic songwriting duo of Tony Kanal and Tom Dumont and a roster of producers that pretty much covers the cutting edge of the studio art, Rock Steady, recorded in such far flung locations as London and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Jamaica, is without question the most eclectic, wide-ranging and stylistically diverse offering in the band's extraordinary career. It is also a loving tribute to the musical roots that have nourished No Doubt from their very inception.
"We were on tour pretty much all of last year," explains drummer Adrian Young, "and whenever we had some down time, we found ourselves listening to lots of dancehall. It was kind of like getting back to where we once belonged." Dancehall, the exuberant evolution of reggae, ska and calypso currently rocking the clubs and studios of Jamaica, proved a potent point of departure for the group when they convened in early 2001 to begin work on a new album. "We were part of the whole ska revival back when we first got together," continues Adrian. "The fact is, we had to work hard to prove we had a wider range, and I guess we did that. Because this time around we didn't feel like we had anything to prove. The whole point was to follow the music, wherever it led."
"Following the music" would lead the quartet to a variety of exotic locales as they indulged their instincts and experimented with sounds and settings that would capture the sensational new music beginning to emerge. "This album was less about technique and more about attitude," asserts Tony. "We took it one day at a time and it became a very spontaneous process. Tom had set up a studio at his place in L.A. and we'd meet there just to try out different ideas. Whereas before we'd write everything with a guitar or bass, this time we started with just beats and grooves and keyboards and built from there. After a week or two of songwriting, Gwen had a trip planned to London. Since we were having such a good time we just packed up and followed her over there. We knew we were onto something."
"It felt like starting over," is Tom's assessment. "We had spent two years working on Return Of Saturn because we felt it was important to prove we could do a record that had depth and substance. Once we got that out of our system it was time to have some fun."
Return Of Saturn, the group's smash 2000 release, did indeed establish No Doubt's ability to fashion songs of substance as well as style. It also conclusively demonstrated that the group's 1995 breakthrough release, Tragic Kingdom was more than a flash in the pan, although it was a distinctly dazzling flash that elevated the group to world class status with a solid string of hit singles. "We'd already done most of what we'd set out to accomplish," continues Tom. "We wanted try something fresh."
Something fresh and, as it turned out, something tried and true. "With all the dancehall we'd been listening to it was only natural that some of that rhythm would seep into our new songs," Gwen adds. "We ended up going to Jamaica without really knowing exactly what we'd find when we got there. That was the whole plan from the beginning not to have a plan."
What No Doubt found in the lush musical environs of the island was a creative collaboration with some of Jamaica's most revered producers including the legendary team of Sly & Robbie who sat behind the board for the album's debut single "Hey Baby" and "Underneath It All," a tune written by Gwen with Eurthymics mainstay Dave Stewart during the group's London sojourn. They would also go on record with the fast rising dancehall duo of Steely & Clevie, who worked their magic for the incendiary selection, "Start The Fire." Remarks Tom, "Going to Jamaica and working with the great artists there had always been a dream of ours. Having that opportunity is one the best things about having some success. It's more important than any amount of fame or fortune."
As the spring of 2001 turned to summer the pace of recording stepped up, along with the group's increasingly bold ventures into new creative territory. In Los Angeles they added hip-hop to the mix with the streetwise sensibilities of The Neptunes, co-writers on the album's opening track, the scorching "Hella Good." Next they huddled with high-profile mixmaster Nellee Hooper on Rock Steady's title track as well as such standout selections as "In My Head," "Running," "Detective" and the above mentioned "Hella Good." Along the way they logged time with William Orbit for "Making Out," Ric Ocasek on "Platinum Blonde Life" and "Don't Let Me Down," and the inimitable Prince who co-produced and provided backing vocals on the drop dead gorgeous "Waiting Room."
But mixing and matching songs and producers was only part of the creative evolution that took place with Rock Steady. Says Tony, "Our attitude from the beginning was that we'd do whatever it took to make the music work. We've always been a very self-contained unit. This time we wanted to open it up, to find out what other people could bring to the party."
"The whole album was an exercise in spontaneity," adds Gwen, "and that challenged me to write more directly from my thoughts and feelings. I threw away my thesaurus and put aside my influences, everyone from Joni Mitchell to Sylvia Plath. I wanted to write songs about how it felt to be alive right now and that feeling, despite everything that going on in the world, is optimistic and full of hope. This is a time to affirm what's good and positive in our lives and if we can convey even a small part of the fun and excitement we had making this music, then we've done what we set out to do."
Hot on the heels of Rock Steady's release comes news of an extensive touring schedule that includes select dates with U2 as well as an extensive itinerary of international headlining dates. "We're primarily a live band," comments Tony. "That's how we started and that's how we maintain contact with our fans. Over the past couple of years, as the No Doubt machine got bigger, it's been more difficult to maintain that connection. But this time around,we're determined to stay true to the spirit of the music. It's about having a good time, about dancing in aisles and singing along. We all need that and it's what this tour is going to be about."
"After fifteen years together you naturally create all kinds of rules about how things should be," concludes Gwen. "There comes a time when you've got to throw the rules out and start all over again. That's what keeps it fun and interesting. For us that time has come."
It's a sentiment that gets to the heart of the brilliant music on Rock Steady, an album that finds No Doubt comfortable at home with the risks and rewards of true originality. It's also proof positive that, when No Doubt throws a party, everyone's invited.LP1
2. Hella Good
3. Hey Baby
4. Making Out
5. Underneath It All
7. Don't Let Me Down
1. Start The Fire
3. In My Head
4. Platinum Blonde Life
5. Waiting Room
6. Rock Steady$24.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Best LiveThe James Taylor/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Continues
First Time On Vinyl.... 180 Gram 2 LP Audiophile Crystal Clear Vinyl
Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso & Manufactured At R.T.I.
First Time Gatefold Cover Art
James Taylor's Best Live is an extensive live overview of his greatest hits, popular album tracks, along with artist and fan favorites, performed live during his amazing 1992 concert tour.
These shows were captured originally for CD, but never released on vinyl. While Friday Music being a home to several of James Taylor's Lp masterworks like Never Die Young and That's Why I'm Here, we are very honored to announce for the first time anywhere the 180 Gram Audiophile 2 LP Set of his classic Best Live.
Featuring a dozen of his greatest hits on four sides of audiophile vinyl, the songs are simply some of his finest from the classic and singer songwriter/classi rock eras like Fire And Rain, Sweet Baby James, Steamroller Blues, Walking Man, Mexico, Your Smiling Face, Handy Man and many others.
Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso, this limited edition release will be featured in a very first time gatefold cover featuring unique live performance shots and behind the scenes photos from this great concert tour.
For a very limited time, each LP will be pressed by R.T.I. on Clear 180 Gram vinyl, making Best Live a highly collectable Jame Taylor title.
James Taylor is one of the world's finest gifts to all forms of popular music. His voice, songs, musicianship and unparalleled artistry continue to enthrall fans, both new and old alike. Best Live proves that now and forever, and for the first time in the audiophile vinyl domain.LP 1
1. Sweet Baby James
2. Handy Man
3. Your Smiling Face
4. Shed A Little Light
5. Steamroller Blues
1. Walking Man
2. Country Road
3. Fire And Rain
4. How Sweet It Is
5. Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
6. Shower The People$44.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Buy Now
ADAD-NET-0914xOld Crow Medicine Show
Deluxe Vinyl Gatefold Package Includes Bonus Red Colored 7" Vinyl
Featuring The Platinum Single "Wagon Wheel" Plus Two Previously Unreleased Tracks
Two-time Grammy Award winners and Grand Ole Opry members Old Crow Medicine Show release Best Of, which features
12 of the most memorable and beloved songs from O.C.M.S. (2004), Big Iron World (2006), Tennessee Pusher (2008) - as well
as two previously unreleased tracks: "Black Haired Quebecoise" and "Heart Up In The Sky." The album will be made
available on vinyl, a format on which none of these songs are currently available and many have never been.
Over the past 15 years, Old Crow Medicine Show has cultivated a diverse fan base that thrives on the band's energetic
performances. They have earned the respect of both their peers and influences while also influencing the new guard of
folk rock revivalists. While trends have come and gone, Old Crow Medicine Show continues to be a strong and steady
force in roots music. The Best Of is a nostalgic walk down memory lane for those who have been with the band since
the beginning, and a nice overview for those fans who have only discovered the band recently.
Old Crow Medicine Show got their start by busking on street corners up and down the east coast and Canada, eventually
catching the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy in Boone, North Carolina. He invited
them to play Merlefest and helped set the course of their successful career.
Similarly, just a few years later, Nettwerk discovered the band by crashing a house party in Nashville. The band was signed
shortly after, and in 2004, Nettwerk released O.C.M.S., which featured the now Platinum-selling anthem "Wagon Wheel," one
of the most covered recordings in recent history, most famously by Darius Rucker who got the track to #1 on the Hot Country
Songs chart in 2013.
Old Crow Medicine Show has won over audiences across the world with their boundless energy and spirit, playing renowned
festivals like Bonnaroo, Coachella, New Orleans Jazz Fest, the Newport Folk Festival, and many more. They've also shared
the stage with such artists as Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Willie Nelson, John Prine and The Avett Brothers and others.
The Best Of features "Wagon Wheel" along with other live show fan favorites like "Tell It To Me," "Down Home Girl," "CC Rider"
and "I Hear Them All." The two previously unreleased tracks, "Black Haired Quebecoise" and "Heart Up in the Sky" were
recorded in 2006 while the band was making Big Iron World.1. Wagon Wheel (from O.C.M.S. album)
2. Tell It To Me (from O.C.M.S. album)
3. Down Home Girl (from Big Iron World album)
4. Alabama High-Test (from Tennessee Pusher album)
5. Big Time In The Jungle (from O.C.M.S. album)
6. CC Rider (from O.C.M.S. album)
7. Take 'em Away (from O.C.M.S. album)
8. Humdinger (from Tennessee Pusher album)
9. Fall On My Knees (from Down Home Girl EP)
10. My Good Gal (from Big Iron World album)
11. I Hear Them All (from Big Iron World album)
12. Caroline (from Tennessee Pusher album)
1. Heart Up In The Sky (previously unreleased)
2. Black Haired QuÉbÉcoise (previously unreleased)$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP + 7 Single - Sealed Buy Now
Best MedicineThe Stray Birds have been flying high since the 2012 release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album. Two years, hundreds of gigs, and thousands of highway miles later, the genre-melding acoustic trio prepares to make its Yep Roc Records debut. Known for their songwriting, instrumental virtuosity and gorgeous three-part harmony singing, their most cohesive and ambitious album to date, Best Medicine, is scheduled for release on October 21. The band-multi-instrumentalists and vocalists Maya de Vitry, Oliver Craven, and Charlie Muench-hails from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. All three are classically trained musicians who've been making music of all kinds since childhood (before they reconnected through the local music scene, de Vitry and Muench first met in middle school orchestra); however, they were also all raised with a steady diet of music ranging from pioneers like The Carter Family and Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys to the joyous invention of The Beatles and The Band, to the groundbreaking artistry of Jimi Hendrix. Following the band's 2012 highly praised self-titled release, Best Medicine was recorded at Stonebridge Studios in Leesburg, VA and produced by the band and Stuart Martin.1. Best Medicine
3. Feathers & Bone
4. San Antonio
5. The Bells
6. Never For Nothing
8. Stolen Love
9. Who's Gonna Shoe
10. Black Hills
11. Simple Man
12. Might Rain$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP + CD - Sealed Buy Now
Best TroubadorWith Best Troubador, Bonnie 'Prince Billy pays homage to a long-time and forever hero, the late Merle Haggard. A singer who, some 25 years previously, first performed in public by playing a Merle song, Bonny has often cited his work in performance, on records and in conversation with anyone who was around, even talking to Merle himself for Filter magazine in 2009.
Merle's body of work was considered by Bonnie for a record such as this for some time, but his passing in April of 2016 almost put a stop to it. The goal was to participate in the handing forward of the songs of a living legend, as Merle had done so many times in his own career. With Merle gone, some of the impetus for the project was in peril. A plan to make the album in Nashville studios was abandoned. The songs still called to be played again, however - and so sessions were endeavored at home, capturing feeling, memory and new expression in familiar confines with the full-hearted playing and singing of the Bonafide United Musicians: Van Campbell, Nuala Kennedy, Danny Kiley, Drew Miller, Cheyenne Mize and Chris Rodahoffer, with special guests Mary Feiock, Emmett Kelly, A.J. Roach and Matt Sweeney.
The songs sung on Best Troubador are pulled from all over - from Haggard's third album in 1967 though to his 47th in 2011 - but this is no simple hits compilation. Capable only of occupying a shared space between himself and Merle Haggard, Bonny chose personal favorites to find Merle and himself together in the music. Moving from 1978 to 1969 to 2003 to 1981 and so on allows the album to circle Haggard's music in a simulation of thought and memory, slipping around from spot to spot as if they were discrete impressions, unknown but knowable yet. Dedicated to new life and old, Best Troubadour is wistful and bittersweet, for the triumph of a life spent in unending pursuit of the goal: new and expressive music, as our inspirations and heroes once sang it.LP 1
1. The Fugitive
2. I'm Always On a Mountain When I Fall
3. The Day the Rains Came
4. Haggard (Like I've Never Been Before)
5. I Always Get Lucky With You
7. My Old Pal
8. Roses In the Winter
1. Some Of Us Fly
2. Wouldn't That Be Something
4. That's the Way Love Goes
5. Nobody's Darling
6. What I Hate (excerpt)
7. I Am What I Am
8. If I Could Only Fly$27.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Best BlessBest Bless is the debut EP from Sleepy Doug Shaws Highlife. Shaw moved from his hometown of London, England at the age of 19, arriving onto the NYC music scene in 2003. At that time accompanied by only by an acoustic guitar, he was soon showcasing his preternatural singing abilities and strong focused fingerpicking blues skills around the city playing under the moniker Sleepy Doug Shaw; and before long he had joined the entrancing psychedelic soul band White Magic.
Highlife was born in 2008 when Shaw, along with White Magic collaborator Mira Billotte, retreated from New York to the small island of Gaspar Grande off the coast of Trinidad, at the southernmost point of the Carribean trail.
It was at Southern Studios in London that full-band versions of the songs were recorded by the brilliant Harvey Birrel (Crass, Sir Richard Bishop, Buzzcocks). Shaw and Billotte were joined on these sessions by Tim Koh (Ariel Pinks Haunted Graffitti) and Jesse Lee (Gang Gang Dance), who play bass and drums respectively on Burying Stones.1. War Fair
2. F Kenya Rip
3. Burying Stones
4. Tuareg Dancehall
5. Wet Palm Trees$14.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
180-Gram Audiophile Vinyl
Includes Their Hit Singles You'll Never Walk Alone, Ferry Cross The Mersey And I Like It
The UK's early 60's music scene was dominated by the so-called Merseybeat music. One of the most successful bands in this specific genre was the band who became known as Gerry and the Pacemakers. During the years they released a dozen of song classics that still can count on worldwide recognition. What to think about the ever standing You'll Never Walk Alone, which can be heard in soccer stadiums around the world. Another one is their first single How Do You Do It?, which The Beatles recorded but eventually didn't release. The Best Of album brings all those massive hits together. Just think about their beautiful Ferry Cross the Mersey and I Like It, but the full history of the band get's the attention which they deserve. Besides the Merseybeat they also shows their harder side in a song like Jambalaya. The tracks including * are mono records.
Gerry and the Pacemakers were one of the nearest competitors during the early years of The Beatles. It's their entertaining and catchy tunes supported by rhythm guitars and vocals in which they showed their true identity. Frontman Gerry Marsden wrote much of the band's material and he worked together with George Martin to create some of their well-known songs.1. I Like It *
2. You're The Reason
3. I'm The One *
4. It's Gonna Be All Right
5. Away From You *
6. How Do You Do It?
7. Walk Hand In Hand
8. I'll Be There
9. A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues
10. Ferry Cross The Mersey *
11. You'll Never Walk Alone
12. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying *
13. Where Have You Been All My Life
14. Think About Love
15. Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
17. Why Oh Why
18. My Babe * (Live Version)$36.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Rock N Roll JesusOriginally released in 2007 on Atlantic Records, Rock N Roll Jesus is the seventh album from the genre-hopping Detroit, MI musician Kid Rock. Co-produced with Rob Cavallo (Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Goo Goo Dolls), the album is his first and only album to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 charts thanks to the hit singles So Hott, Amen and All Summer Long. Rock N Roll Jesus went on to receive a 2009 Grammy Award nomination for Best Rock Album while All Summer Long was nominated for Best male Vocal Performance.1. Rock N Roll Jesus
3. All Summer Long
4. Roll On
5. So Hott
7. When You Love Someone
8. New Orleans
9. Dont Tell Me You Love Me
10. Blue Jeans and a Rosary
11. Half Your Age$21.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Rock Of The WestiesRock of the Westies, originally released in October 1975, is the tenth official album release for Elton John. As with Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, Rock of the Westies debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart at No. 1, the only two albums at that time to have done so. It was less successful in the artist's home territory of the UK, where it reached No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. Robert Christgau ranked it as No. 7 on his list of the best albums of 1975. The title is a play on the phrase West of the Rockies.1. Medley (Yell Help / Wednesday Night / Ugly)
2. Dan Dare (Pilot Of The Future)
3. Island Girl
4. Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
5. I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)
6. Street Kids
7. Hard Luck Story
8. Feed Me
9. Billy Bones And The White Bird$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Rock Me TonightRock Me Tonight is the platinum-selling 1985 debut album from American R&B/Soul singer Freddie Jackson. Originally released on April 28, 1985, the album yielded four top-10 singles on the U.S. R&B chart, with the first two, You Are My Lady and Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake), reaching number one. The latter two, Love Is Just a Touch Away and He'll Never Love You, peaked at Nos. 9 and 8, respectively. The album contains a cover of the Billie Holiday classic Good Morning Heartache. The success of Rock Me Tonight garnered Jackson a Grammy Award nomination in 1986 for Best New Artist, losing out to Sade. Rock Me Tonight went on to top the R&B Albums chart for 14 nonconsecutive weeks and peaked inside the Top 10 on the Billboard 200.1. He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)
2. Love Is Just a Touch Away
3. I Wanna Say I Love You
4. You Are My Lady
5. Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
6. Sing a Song of Love
8. Good Morning Heartache$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Rock And Roll JoeThe idea for Rock and Roll Joe began during Chip Taylor's Scandinavian tour of 2007. As Chip traveled through Norway and Sweden with his longtime friend and guitarist John Platania, new protege fiddler Kendel Carson, drummer Bryan Owings and bass player Ron Eoff, they talked about everything. But many of the conversations revolved around the musicians that they knew and respected and Chip realized that most music fans didn't really know the people who were behind many of the great records of the last 60 years.
With that in mind, Chip wrote the song, Rock and Roll Joe. That song prompted several more, with everyone in the band suggesting more songs in need of the spotlight. At the end of the tour back in London, the band quickly recorded the new songs and the Rock and Roll Joe album was born.
Chip Taylor and Train Wreck Records have also launched a website that will promote and honor the unsung heroes of rock music. The history of rock is filled with people such as Hank Garland and Mickey Baker who were instrumental in shaping the sound of today's best music. Yet their contributions are barely recognized. In addition to the underappreciated musicians and session players, there will also be some room to highlight the songwriters, producers and behind the scenes people who helped shape this music.No Listing Available.$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Hot Rock"Sleater-Kinney is America's best rock band" - Greil Marcus, Time (2001)
Sleater-Kinney is an acclaimed, American rock band that formed in
Olympia, Washington in 1994. The band's core lineup consists of Corin
Tucker (vocals and guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals), and
Janet Weiss (drums). Sleater-Kinney were known for their feminist,
left-leaning politics, and were an integral part of the riot grrrl and indie
rock scenes in the Pacific Northwest.
The Hot Rock is the fourth studio album by Sleater-Kinney, originally
released on February 23, 1999 by Kill Rock Stars. It was produced by
Roger Moutenot and recorded at Avast studio in Seattle, Washington in
The Hot Rock reached number 181 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart
and number 12 on the Heatseekers Albums chart, becoming the first
Sleater-Kinney album to enter the charts. The Hot Rock appeared at
number 23 in The Village Voice's "Pazz & Jop" critics' poll for 1999.
Similarly, Spin placed The Hot Rock at number 18 in its list of The Top
20 Albums of 1999. In 2002, Rolling Stone ranked the album at
number 17 on its list of Women in Rock: The 50 Essential Albums.
"The expansive new sound gives Sleater-Kinney room to experiment
with their Husker Du-style storytelling... They've earned the right to keep
reinventing themselves. - Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone
Tucker explores what her voice can do when it's not in overdrive,
stretching vowels like a religious supplicant or spewing prosody like Patti
Smith. At the same time, Brownstein blossoms as a singer herself [...]
braiding lines with Tucker so artfully the result sounds like the voicings
of a single restless mind. [Grade: A] - Will Hermes, Entertainment
The album has been freshly remastered by Greg Calbi for this release.
This reissue coincides with Sub Pop's release of
remastered versions of Sleater-Kinney's six other albums, as well as a
limited-edition, deluxe vinyl box set featuring all seven albums.1. Start Together
2. Hot Rock
3. The End of You
4. Burn, Don't Freeze
5. God Is a Number
6. Banned from the End of the World
7. Don't Talk Like
8. Get Up
9. One Song for You
10. The Size of Our Love
11. Living in Exile
12. Memorize Your Lines
13. A Quarter to Three$15.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Rock And Roll AnimalFollowing his somber 1973 concept album Berlin, Lou Reed switched gears once again with 1974's Rock 'n' Roll Animal, a searing live set recorded at Howard Stein's Academy of Music in New York in December of 1973 with his road band at the time which featured the twin guitar attack of Dick Wagner and Steve Hunter. The 5-song set primarily consists of extended arrangements of former Velvet Underground classics including a 13-minute plus version of Heroin, and a 10-minute Rock 'n' Roll to go along with more concise takes on Sweet Jane and White Light/White Heat. Rock 'n' Roll Animal amplifies the music of the Velvet Underground as never before or since and it finds Lou Reed doing what he does best, challenging the status quo with artistic ambition and restless abandon.1. Intro - Sweet Jane
3. White Light/White Heat
4. Lady Day
5. Rock 'n' Roll$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Best Of BreadMasterd by Joe Reagoso from the Original Elektra Records Tapes at Friday Music
Bread were one of the finest pop rock bands of all time. Led by the unforgettable voice and songs of guitarist/keyboardist David Gates, alongside the vocals and superlative writings of guitarist James Griffin, Bread scored several #1 and Top Five singles and albums, which made them one of the most popular groups of the '70s.
Supplemented by the super talents of Larry Knechtel, Mike Botts and Robb Royer, Bread recorded such huge smash recordings as their first #1 Make It With You, and more top charters like If, Baby Im A Want You, Diary and Everything I Own.
Aside from the melodic rock and pop balladry of Bread, the band rocked with the best of them as showcased on Mother Freedom, Truckin and the fuzz guitar driven Let Your Love Flow.
In 1973, Elektra Records honored the band with their first Greatest Hits album the multi-platinum The Best Of Bread. Now, Friday Music wants you to revisit that moment by announcing the first time ever HQ vinyl release of The Best of Bread. Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso from the original Elektra Records tapes at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Records in Hollywood, CA, this limited edition album was just waiting for the 180g Audiophile domain.
To enhance your Bread listening experience, Friday Music has also included a very nice gatefold cover, which hasnt been in circulation since its original release back in 1973.1. Make It With You
2. Everything I Own
4. Baby Im-A Want You
5. It Dont Matter to Me
7. Mother Freedom
8. Down on My Knees
9. Too Much Love
10. Let Your Love Go
11. Look What Youve Done
$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Roger Taylor: Best
First Ever Best-Of Collection From Queen Drummer
Yellow Colored Vinyl
In 2001 Roger Taylor was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of
Fame with Queen, and is acknowledged as one of the most influential
drummers in popular music. In addition to founding and wielding
the sticks with one of the world's best-selling groups, as well as
collaborating with Robert Plant, Genesis, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Foo
Fighters, and Gary Numan among others, Roger Taylor has also had a
brilliant and long career as a songwriter and solo artist.
Hot on the heels of the Queen + Adam Lambert tour, Omnivore
Recordings is proud to release the first-ever best of Roger Taylor's solo
material-simply titled, Roger Taylor : Best.
With Queen, he wrote or co-wrote hits like "Radio Ga Ga" and
"Under Pressure," but on his own he's delivered, to date, five critically
acclaimed solo albums. Roger Taylor : Best draws from those releases
with 18 tracks-from his first single, "I Wanna Testify" (recorded
during Queen's News Of The World album sessions) through his latest
album, Fun On Earth from 2013. In between are key cuts from Fun
In Space (1981), Strange Frontier (1984), Happiness? (1994), and
Electric Fire (1998) providing a select survey of Roger's solo work for
new and old fans alike!
The double LP has tracks appearing on vinyl for the
first time. Roger Taylor: Best presents an overview of a rock legend's
work in front of the stage, the listeners-and the world.1. Future Management (You Don't Need Nobody Else)
2. I Wanna Testify
3. Let's Get Crazy
4. Magic Is Loose
5. Strange Frontier
6. Man On Fire
7. Beautiful Dreams
8. Nazis 1994
9. Foreign Sand (With Yoshiki)
10. Everybody Hurts Sometime
13. Where Are You Now?
14. A Nation Of Haircuts
16. No More Fun
17. The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken) (Single Version)
18. Sunny Day$29.99Colored Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Psychedelic Sundae: Best OfImport
Available On Vinyl For The First Time
Psychedelic Sundae - The Best Of Vanilla Fudge is a best of album by the American psychedelic rock band Vanilla Fudge released in 1993. The album features songs from their first five albums, including various singles and non-album tracks.
This very generously programmed double LP is available on vinyl for the first time, and is more than just a rehash/compilation for casual fans. Most of the album is comprised of the hit single edits of the group's best-known songs, interspersed with worthy B-sides plus oddities such as a previously unissued single mix of Ticket to Ride.
The result is a user-friendly overview of Vanilla Fudge, perfect for the neophyte -- which doesn't mean that hardcore fans won't also love its array of rarities and singles, mostly showcasing the band's most accessible musical efforts. The excellent sound brings out in sharp relief not only Vanilla Fudge's distinctive musical qualities, but also those attributes that made them a prime influence on the burgeoning heavy metal field.LP1
1. Keep Me Hangin' On
2. Where Is My Mind
3. The Look Of Love
4. Ticket To Ride
5. Come By Day, Come By Night
6. Take Me For A Little While
7. That's What Makes A Man
8. Season Of The Witch
2. Faceless People
3. Good Good Lovin'
4. Some Velvet Morning
5. I Can't Make It Alone
6. Lord In The Country
7. Need Love
8. Street Walking Woman
9. All In Your Mind$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Best Of Mountain
The Mountain 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Continues On Friday Music!
The Legendary Greatest Hits ..First Time On Audiophile Vinyl!
Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music Studios.
Manufactured By R.T.I.
In 1973, the good folks at Windfall and Columbia Records compiled
an amazing overview of Mountain's most memorable and fan driven
favorites simply titled The Best Of Mountain. This collection featured the
brilliant lead vocals and dangerous guitar work of Leslie West, the sorely
missed bass guitar, lead vocals and production of Felix Pappalardi (Cream),
the driving keyboards of Steve Knight and the heavy metal drums of Corky
This mammoth collection had something for every one of its devoted
fans as it culled tracks not only from the band's output on Windfall like their
earth shattering smashes Mississippi Queen and Nantucket Sleighride, but
it also included the rare LP edit version of Roll Over Beethoven. Therefore,
a good majority of the hits and definitive Mountain tracks are included on
this career overview of songs which will forever stand the test of heavy metal
Their most familiar songs from Climbing!, Flowers Of Evil and
Nantucket Sleighride are featured with hard rockers like Never In My Life,
Don't Look Around and Crossroader. Plus even more Mountain classics are
included like Tanuta, The Animal Trainer And The Toad and The Boys In The
The hard rocking progressive sound of Mountain is also highlighted
with massive hits like their definitive interpretation of Jack Bruce & Pete
Brown's Theme For An Imaginary Western and their stellar tribute to the
Woodstock nation with the legendary For Yasgur's Farm.
The music of Mountain has made them one of the most loved bands
of all time. Even to this day, their concerts are important events worldwide,
their albums and songs are of legendary proportion, and the undying energy
between each of its individual members is second to no one.
Friday Music is honored once again to announce another installment
to our beloved Mountain/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series
with the first time HQ vinyl release of The Best Of Mountain. This audiophile
event is mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso and features all of the original
Windfall Records versions of their finest recordings ever.
For this special 40th Anniversary limited edition release, we are also
including for the first time in four decades, the original alternate front cover
LP gatefold artwork not seen in years, which will truly enhance your hours
of listening enjoyment. And as always, we include a protective vinyl sleeve
for the fine album cover and poly-lined sleeve for the audiophile vinyl disc to
help keep your musical investment in mint shape.
The Best Of Mountain ..Relive your favorite hard rock moments
once again with Leslie, Felix, Corky and Steve . now an audiophile vinyl
reality .from your friends at Friday Music.1. Never in My Life
2. Taunta (Sammy's Tune)
3. Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin)
4. Roll Over Beethoven
5. For Yasgur's Farm
6. The Animal Trainer and the Toad
7. Mississippi Queen
8. King's Chorale
9. Boys in the Band
10. Don't Look Around
11. Theme for an Imaginary Western
12. Crossroader$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
MVDR-DEL-1894xThe Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers' Best
The Biggest Hits From One Of The Most Iconic Duos In Rock
Remastered On 180 Gram Vinyl With Restored Artwork
The Everly Brothers were one of the most iconic music duos ever, and they have been inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as well as The Country Music Hall of Fame. Their close harmony singing and perfect songwriting left a legacy of hits, with most contained on this album. Pressed on 180 gram vinyl with restored artwork. Contains: Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie, Bird Dog and more.1. Bye Bye Love
2. I Wonder If I Care as Much
3. Wake Up Little Susie
4. Maybe Tomorrow
5. Should We Tell Him
6. This Little Girl of Mine
7. All I Have To Do Is Dream
9. Bird Dog
10. Devoted To You
12. Love Of My Life$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Best Of LoveFirst Time Audiophile Vinyl Release Of Their Historic Elektra Records Era
Mastered By Joe Reagoso From The Original Elektra Records Stereo Tapes
The legendary underground rock superstars Love fronted by the brilliant Arthur Lee and his fellow
rockers Bryan MacLean, Alban Pfisterer, Johnny Echols, Ken Forsi, John Fleckenstein and Michael Stuart set the music world on fire back in the mid to late sixties with their hypnotic brand of rock 'n roll. With major exposure on L.A.'s Sunset Strip, along with fellow mega bands The Byrds and The Doors, Love's eclectic songs, master showmanship and stellar music abilities made them one of the few premiere bands who helped architect the fusion of acid and garage rock, which is still heard in alternative rock of today. Love to this day are still revered and loved by their continual growing legion of fans worldwide.
In 1980, Rhino and Elektra Records honored these hugely popular rockers with their stellar anthology
album simply titled Best Of Love. Filled with a treasure trove of 16 charting singles, deep Elektra Records album tracks, as well as rare b-sides, this incredible LP brought newfound acclaim to the band who were now influencing a whole new legion of fans.
No stone is left unturned, as this 16-track masterpiece is loaded with hit singles like My Little Red Book,She Comes In Colors, 7 And 7 Is, Hey Joe plus selections from their most loved album Forever Changes with the masterpieces Along Again Or and Andmoreagain.
As one of the more rare albums in their catalog, Best Of Love has been out of print for years, making
it an instant collector's item, which hasn't seen the light of day for over four decades that is until now!
Friday Music is pleased to announce for the very first time on audiophile vinyl Best Of Love. Mastered impeccably from the original Elektra Records tapes by Joe Reagoso (Love/The Monkees/The Byrds) at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Records with Ron McMaster, this amazing rock classic truly shines in the audiophile vinyl domain. Long time unearthed vinyl mixes of their classic hit singles and solid album tracks like Stephanie Knows Who, Can't Explain, and Signed D.C. truly resonate as you remember them from years ago.
To enhance your limited edition album, we have also included the historic album cover artwork elements as well as superior rare liner notes including those from the sorely missed Arthur Lee himself!
Welcome back your friends and my friends .Love and their amazing Best Of Love First Time on Audiophile Vinyl exclusively from your friends at Friday Music.
I think that people are the greatest fun1. My Little Red Book
2. Can't Explain
3. Hey Joe
4. Signed D.C.
5. Stephanie Knows Who
6. She Comes in Colors
7. Your Mind and We Belong Together
8. Your Friend and Mine - Neil's Song
9. Seven & Seven Is
10. Alone Again Or
12. íQue Vida!
13. Robert Montgomery
14. Orange Skies
15. Laughing Stock
16. Number 14$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now