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    Heart

    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Release


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso


    First Time Gatefold Cover Artwork


    Ann and Nancy Wilson have been continually hammering out some of the greatest rock recordings over the last several decades. Their staying power is second to none, and their status as one of classic rock's premier icon acts is legendary.


    After a major explosion with their first releases like Dreamboat Annie and Little Queen, Heart roared back to the top of the charts a decade later with their astounding debut Capitol album Heart. The mega-platinum 1985 smash contained their most successful 80's hit singles and rock tracks like the guitar blazing What About Love, the rock belters Nothing At All and Never, plus the acoustic powerhouse classic ballad These Dreams.


    Note for note, song for song, Heart's self-titled masterpiece Heart is recognized as one of the classiest, hippest and equally creative musical affairs ever waxed and continues to be one of their most loved albums in their very long and captivating catalog.


    It is with much respect and honor to continue the Heart /Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl series with the summer release of their incredible masterwork Heart. Impeccably mastered from the original Capitol Records tapes by Joe Reagoso, Heart is truly a classic masterpiece now impeccably revisited in the audiophile domain.


    For this limited edition first time 180 Gram Audiophile vinyl release, we are also including a first time rare gatefold cover, which includes all of the original graphics as you remember them. It's just another special extra to go along with the amazing excitement that this HQ vinyl release delivers.


    Heart by Seattle's favorites Heart .. From your friends at Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl WHAT ABOUT LOVE!

    1. If Looks Could Kill
    2. What About Love
    3. Never
    4. These Dreams
    5. The Wolf
    6. All Eyes
    7. Nobody Home
    8. Nothin' At All
    9. What He Don't Know
    10. Shell Shock
    Heart
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  • Boys In The Trees Boys In The Trees Quick View

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    Boys In The Trees

    Impeccably Mastered By Joe Reagoso From The Original Elektra Records Tapes


    First Time Audiophile Vinyl & Beautiful Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Carly Simon is truly one of the greatest exponents of the singer/songwriter boom that rocked the seventies music scene when she debuted her first hit single That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be in 1970. Carly's stunning artistry and her smash hits continue to be some of the most played on radio stations worldwide, as witnessed in her classic 1977 platinum chart topping Boys In The Trees.


    The 1978 smash LP features several of her biggest hit singles like her Everly Brothers tribute "Devoted To You" which features James Taylor, as well as one of the finest songs of the year "You Belong To Me" (co-written with Michael McDonald). Masterworks like "Boys In The Trees", "For Old Times Sake" and the powerful dance rock classic "Tranquillo (Melt My Heart)" surely made "Boys In The Trees" one of the most revered albums in Carly Simon's stellar career.


    Friday Music is no stranger to the music of the legendary Carly Simon, that is why we are so very proud to announce another fine installment in the Carly Simon/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series with her Grammy Award winning masterpiece "Boys In The Trees."


    As a timely LP release which coincides with her recent top charting autobiography "Boys In The Trees: A Memoir", the original Elektra Records classic is now mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (Carly Simon, James Taylor, Hall & Oates). Also, for a very limited time, this first time audiophile release will be presented in its original gatefold cover, plus we'll be including the rare lyrics sleeve which hasn't been seen in years in the LP format. Carly Simon ."Boys In The Trees" .Impeccable first time audiophile vinyl + gatefold cover!


    "Melt My Heart ."

    1. You Belong To Me
    2. Boys In The Trees
    3. Back Down To Earth

    4. Devoted To You

    5. De Bat (Fly In Me Face)

    6. Haunting
    7. Tranquillo (Melt My Heart)

    8. You're The One

    9. In A Small Moment

    10. One Man Woman

    11. For Old Times Sake
    Carly Simon
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  • The Hits The Hits Quick View

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    The Hits


    First Time 180 Gram Translucent Blue Vinyl & Gatefold Cover!


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso & Pressed At R.T.I.


    Features All Of Their Biggest Epic Records Era Hits


    REO Speedwagon have been a favorite rock band of choice in the hearts and minds of classic rock music lovers for many years now. Led by the dynamic vocalist and front man Kevin Cronin, this powerful quintet hit the top of the charts many times with their mega-times platinum albums and hit singles that Epic Records awarded them with their first Greatest Hits collection simply titled THE HITS!


    As time has been good to them, the album firmly places them as one of the industry's most popular acts of all time. Jam packed with smash hit singles and unforgettable album tracks, THE HITS kept REO Speedwagon all over the radio dial and packing in concert arenas ever since.


    Who could ever forget the amazing rockers like Don't Let Him Go, Time For Me To Fly and Keep Pushin', plus the solid power ballads like Take It On The Run, and of course the super sounds of Keep On Loving You and Can't Fight This Feeling. This album was such a smash, some radio stations could even play it in its entirety due to the amazing number of chart topping songs it contained.


    Friday Music once again brings back the definitive classic rock albums with our latest home run by REO Speedwagon. Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (REO/STYX/ALICE COOPER), this special Anniversary Edition is pressed on 180 gram audiophile translucent blue vinyl by RTI. We are also presenting this limited edition album in a first time gatefold cover, which features photos and original liner notes to this incredibly popular rock album.


    REO Speedwagon...THE HITS... a once in a lifetime album, impeccably mastered for the audiophile rocker in all of us... from your friends at Friday Music. ROCK ON!

    1. I Don't Want To Lose You
    2. Here With Me
    3. Roll With The Changes
    4. Keep On Loving You
    5. That Ain't Love
    6. Take It On The Run
    7. Don't Let Him Go
    8. Can't Fight This Feeling
    9. Keep Pushin'
    10. In My Dreams
    11. Time For Me To Fly
    12. Ridin' The Storm Out (Live)
    REO Speedwagon
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  • Bebe Le Strange Bebe Le Strange Quick View

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    Bebe Le Strange

    The Heart / Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Continues


    First Time 180 Gram White Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Features The Hard Rock Smashes Silver Wheels & Bebe Le Strange


    Mastered By Joe Reagoso & Nancy Wilson From Heart At Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA


    Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Ann and Nancy Wilson have been continually hammering out some of the greatest rock recordings over the last several decades. Their staying power is second to none, and their status as one of classic rock's premier icon acts is legendary.


    After a major explosion with their releases Little Queen & Dog And Butterfly, Heart bounced back to the top of the charts again in 1980 with their astounding hard rocker Bebe Le Strange. This platinum smash contained some of their most successful hit singles and rock tracks like the guitar blazing Even It Up ( featuring the Tower Of Power horns), the shouter Bebe Le Strange and the acoustic rock power ballad Silver Wheels.


    It is with much respect and honor to announce the Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of this incredible masterwork. Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso and Nancy Wilson at Capitol Records, Bebe Le Strange is truly a classic masterpiece now impeccably revisited in the audiophile domain.


    For this limited edition release, we are manufacturing it on 180 Gram WHITE Audiophile Vinyl, and to further enhance your listening pleasure, we are also including a first time gatefold cover, which includes all of the original graphics as you remember them.


    Heart- Bebe Le Strange from your friends at Friday Music 180 Gram WHITE Audiophile Vinyl EVEN IT UP!!!!!

    1. Bebe Le Strange
    2. Down On Me
    3. Silver Wheels
    4. Break

    5. Rockin Heaven Down
    6. Even It Up

    7. Strange Night

    8. Raised On You

    9. Pilot

    10. Sweet Darlin'
    Heart
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  • History: America's Greatest Hits History: America's Greatest Hits Quick View

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    History: America's Greatest Hits

    The legendary rock superstars America burst onto the rock music scene in the early-'70s with their much revered classic self-titled debut featuring A Horse With No Name which forever changed the fortunes of this very popular rock trio.


    After many successful albums and top charting pop and album rock singles, Warner Bros. honored this legendary act with their first best of collection History: Americas Greatest Hits. Produced by the legendary George Martin (The Beatles), this 1976 platter was filled with a generous helping of their most popular hit singles and album tracks from many smash albums like Homecoming, Hearts and Holiday.


    The 12-track masterpiece is loaded with original hit tracks like A Horse With No Name, Ventura Highway, Tin Man, Sister Golden Hair, I Need You and even more classics like Daisy Jane and Lonely People.


    Being one of the most popular albums in their career, History: Americas Greatest Hits went on to collect multi-platinum accolades since its 1976 release. The original vinyl version of this masterpiece has not been available for decades, that is until now!


    Friday Music presents for the very first time on audiophile vinyl, History: Americas Greatest Hits. Mastered impeccably from the original Warner Bros. tapes by Joe Reagoso (America/Doobie Brothers/Yes), this amazing rock classic truly shines in the audiophile vinyl domain. Original vinyl mixes of their classic hit singles and solid album tracks like Sandman, Woman Tonight and Only In Your Heart truly resonate with the listener.


    To enhance your limited edition LP, Friday Music has also included a poly bag for the much acclaimed Phil Hartmann (Saturday Night Live) album cover artwork and a poly lined sleeve for the vinyl LP.

    1. A Horse With No Name
    2. I Need You
    3. Sandman
    4. Ventura Highway
    5. Dont Cross The River
    6. Only In Your Heart
    7. Muskrat Love
    8. Tin Man
    9. Lonely People
    10. Sister Golden Hair
    11. Daisy Jane
    12. Woman Tonight
    America
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  • 20 Greatest Hits (Awaiting Repress) 20 Greatest Hits (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    20 Greatest Hits (Awaiting Repress)

    It's still sobering to realize that Hank recorded just 66 songs during his lifetime, almost all of them essential. Here are those that serve as a working definition of country music, and as an admonition to artists who try to get too wordy or try to lose themselves in minor keys. Your Cheatin' Heart, HonkyTonk Blues, Cold, Cold Heart, Lovesick Blues, You Win Again, I Can't Help It, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, and the rest.
    1. Your Cheatin' Heart
    2. Move It On Over

    3. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
    4. Ramblin' Man
    5. My Heart Would Know
    6. Kaw-Liga
    7. Cold, Cold Heart

    8. Lovesick Blues

    9. Honky Tonk Blues

    10. Honky Tonkin'

    11. There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
    12. Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
    13. Hey, Good Lookin'
    14. Window Shopping
    15. I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)
    16. Half As Much
    17. Why Don't You Love Me
    18. You Win Again
    19. Baby We're Really In Love
    20. Take These Chains From My Heart
    Hank Williams
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  • Dog And Butterfly Dog And Butterfly Quick View

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    Dog And Butterfly

    The Heart / Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Continues


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Translucent Gold Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Includes Full Color Insert Art


    Features The Hard Rock Smashes Straight On Cook With Fire & Nada One


    Mastered By Joe Reagoso & Nancy Wilson From Heart At Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA


    Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Ann and Nancy Wilson have been continually hammering out some of the greatest rock recordings over the last several decades. Their staying power is second to none, and their status as one of classic rock's premier icon acts is legendary.


    After a major explosion with their releases Little Queen in 1977, Heart bounced back to the top of the charts again in 1978 with their astounding hard rocker Dog And Butterfly. This platinum smash contained some of their most successful hit singles and rock tracks like the rocker Straight On, the live from Memphis Lp opener Cook With Fire and the acoustic rock prog-rock classic Nada One.


    It is with much respect and honor to announce the Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of this incredible masterwork. Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso and Nancy Wilson at Capitol Records, Dog And Butterfly is truly a classic masterpiece now impeccably revisited in the audiophile domain.


    For this limited edition release, we are manufacturing it on 180 Gram Translucent Gold Audiophile Vinyl, and to further enhance your listening hours, we are also including the long out of print gatefold cover art, which includes all of the original graphics as you remember them, plus a full color insert poster.


    Heart- Dog And Butterfly from your friends at Friday Music 180 Gram WHITE Audiophile Vinyl Straight On !!!!!

    1. Cook With Fire
    2. High Time

    3. Hijinx
    4. Straight On
    5. Dog And Butterfly
    6. Lighter Touch
    7. Nada One
    8. Mistral Wind
    Heart
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  • Little Queen (Colored Vinyl) Little Queen (Colored Vinyl) Quick View

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    Little Queen (Colored Vinyl)

    Pressed On 180 Gram Translucent Gold Vinyl


    First Time With Gatefold Cover Art


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso And Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Ann and Nancy Wilson have been continually hammering out some of the greatest rock recordings over the last several decades. Their staying power is second to none, and their status as one of classic rock's premier icon acts is legendary.


    After a major explosion with their first release Dreamboat Annie in 1976, Heart bounced back to the top of the charts again a year later with their astounding second album Little Queen. This multi-platinum 1977 smash contained their most successful seventies hit singles and rock tracks like the guitar blazing Barracuda, the shouter Kick It Out and the acoustic rock power ballad Love Alive. Note for note, song for song, Heart's Little Queen is recognized as one of the classiest, hippest and equally creative musical affairs ever waxed and continues to be one of their most loved albums in their very long and captivating catalog.


    It is with much excitiment to announce the Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Translucent Gold Vinyl release of this incredible masterwork. Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso and manufactured at RTI, Little Queen is truly a classic masterpiece now impeccably revisited in the audiophile domain.


    For this limited edition Gold Vinyl summer tour release, we are also including a the rare Friday Music gatefold cover, which includes all of the original lyrics and graphics as you remember them. It's just another special extra to go along with the aural excitement that this HQ vinyl release delivers. Heart- Little Queen from your friends at Friday Music 180 Gram GOLD Audiophile Vinyl KICK IT OUT!!!!!

    1. Barracuda
    2. Love Alive
    3. Sylvan Song
    4. Dream of the Archer
    5. Kick It Out
    6. Little Queen
    7. Treat Me Well
    8. Say Hello
    9. Cry to Me
    10. Go on Cry
    Heart
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  • Rock 'N Soul Part 1 (Awaiting Repress) Rock 'N Soul Part 1 (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Rock 'N Soul Part 1 (Awaiting Repress)

    Rock 'N Soul Part I On Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram LP From Mobile Fidelity


    The Definitive Hall and Oates Greatest-Hits Compilation: Rock 'n Soul Part I Loaded With Nine Top 10 Singles, Including Kiss On My List and Private Eyes


    Mastered From the Original Master Tapes and Pressed On 180 Gram LP At RTI


    All The Signature Songs From The 1970s And 80s Are Here, From Sara Smile And She's Gone To Maneater


    Other compilations have longer track lists and go farther back into their career, but no Hall and Oates greatest-hits collection surpasses Rock 'n Soul Part I. Originally released at the height of the duo's career in fall 1983, the 12-song set functions as a time machine back into an era when Daryl Hall and John Oates dominated the charts with songs that have long since become standards. While a majority of the anthology draws from the group's trio of mammoth RCA albums spanning 1980 through 1982, it also includes the pair's only three Top 10 smashes from the 1970s: Sara Smile, She's Gone, and the chart-topping Rich Girl. One-stop shopping for the absolute best of Hall and Oates doesn't come any easier.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180g LP at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's analog reissue presents nine Top 10 Hall and Oates singles with awe-inspiring detail and palpable realism. Lifelike tones grace the array of guitars, pianos, basses, and voices placed against synthesized backdrops. Each member's singing claims enhanced intimacy and balance. The collective harmonies sound sharper, the dynamics richer, and the soundstages wider and deeper. While the tandem's peers often relied on robotic mechanisms and now-dated keyboard devices, Hall and Oates wisely merge the period's savvy styles with tried-and-true soulful instrumentation.


    Indeed, with one listen to this definitive-sounding version of Rock 'n Soul Part I, and you'll understand why the duo's music not only ruled radio and record stores in the Reagan era but also continues to be referenced by influential artists today. You already likely know every song - or nearly every one of them - here by heart. Arriving upon a near-flawless fusion of dance grooves, soft rock rhythms, smooth vocals, romantic sentiments, catchy beats, and spotless hooks with #1 singles such as Kiss On My List and Private Eyes, the collaborators simultaneously crossed over into multiple markets and eradicated boundaries.


    All the trademarks - swinging verse structures, call-and-response choruses, stick-in-your-head bridges, sleek keyboard layers, doo-wop fills, and, in some places, reggae-nodding accents or cool saxophone lines to stir up the mood and atmosphere - that make the duo's music irresistible pulse throughout Rock 'n Soul Part I. Eight of the singles included here cracked the Top 5. They remain prototype intersections of blue-eyed soul, edge new wave, and dance, blueprints for pop mastery that catapulted Hall and Oates to becoming the most successful duo in rock history.


    Hear the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees' standard-setting equilibrium between polish, melody, muscle, and craft on their signature hits like never before.


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    1. Say It Ain't So
    2. Sara Smile
    3. She's Gone
    4. Rich Girl
    5. Kiss On My List
    6. You Make My Dreams
    7. Private Eyes
    8. Adult Education
    9. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
    10. Maneater
    11. One on One
    12. Wait for Me
    Hall and Oates
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  • Greatest Hits Greatest Hits Quick View

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    Greatest Hits

    Available On Vinyl For The First Time


    Despite Joe Cocker's tragic passing in 2014, his music will live on forever. After the Music On Vinyl releases of Maddogs & Englishmen [MOVLP355], Sheffield Steel [MOVLP540] and Live [MOVLP1254], we're proud to dedicate a fitting farewell to the man that has touched the hearts of millions.


    Greatest Hits contains his most memorable tunes on a double gatefold album, with songs like Have A Little Faith In Me, Summer In The City, You Are So Beautiful, You Can Leave Your Hat On, a live duet with Eros Ramazotti (That's All I Need To Know) and of course a thrilling live version of With A Little Help From My Friends.


    This particular selection of songs has not been released on vinyl before.

    LP1
    1. Summer In The City
    2. Could You Be Loved
    3. The Simple Things
    4. N'oubliez Jamais
    5. Have A Little Faith In Me
    6. What Becomes Of The Broken-Hearted
    7. Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
    8. Delta Lady
    9. You Are So Beautiful


    LP2
    1. That's All I Need To Know (Live Duet With Eros Ramazzotti)
    2. Let The Healing Begin
    3. Tonight
    4. Night Calls
    5. Don't You Love Me Anymore
    6. When The Night Comes
    7. You Can Leave Your Hat On
    8. Unchain My Heart
    9. With A Little Help From My Friends (Live)
    7. Many Rivers To Cross
    8. So Good, So Right
    9. Talking Back to the Night
    10. Just Like Always

    Joe Cocker
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  • The Byrds Greatest Hits The Byrds Greatest Hits Quick View

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    The Byrds Greatest Hits

    The Byrds' Greatest Hits is the first greatest hits album by American rock band The Byrds and was released in August 1967. It is the top-selling album in The Byrds' catalogue as it provides a summary of The Byrds' history during Gene Clark and David Crosby's tenure with the band and also functions as a survey of the group's hit singles from 1965 to 1967, a period when the band had its greatest amount of success on the singles chart.


    From classics such as Mr. Tambourine Man, Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) and Eight Miles High these are chiming timeless songs that will fill your heart with warmth.

    1. Mr.Tambourine Man
    2. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better
    3. The Bells Of Rhymney
    4. Turn! Turn! Turn!
    5. All I Really Want To Do
    6. Chimes Of Freedom
    7. Eight Miles High
    8. Mr. Spaceman
    9. 5D (Fifth Dimension)
    10. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star
    11. My Back Pages
    The Byrds
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  • Ray Charles Greatest Hits Ray Charles Greatest Hits Quick View

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    Ray Charles Greatest Hits

    The absolute greatest hits from all-time legend Ray Charles perfectly restored and pressed on 180 gram vinyl.


    The term 'legend' is used all too loosely in this day and age, but in Ray Charles, modern music has someone it can proudly label one of culture's true geniuses. This album contains his absolute greatest hits including Hit The Road Jack, Georgia On My Mind, Unchain My Heart, and One Mint Julep. Perfectly restored and pressed on 180 gram audio-grade vinyl.

    1. Them That Got
    2. Georgia On My Mind
    3. Unchain My Heart
    4. I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts of Town
    5. The Danger Zone
    6. I've Got News For You
    7. Hit The Road Jack
    8. Ruby
    9. I Wonder
    10. Sticks and Stones
    11. But On The Hand, Baby
    12. One Mint Julep
    Ray Charles
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Greatest Hits (Awaiting Repress) Greatest Hits (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Greatest Hits (Awaiting Repress)

    180 Gram Translucent Gold Colored Vinyl With Gatefold Cover


    During the 1970s, a new brand of pop music was born - one that was steeped in African and African-American styles - particularly jazz and R&B but appealed to a broader cross-section of the listening public. As founder and leader of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White not only embraced but also helped bring about this evolution of pop, which bridged the gap that has often separated the musical tastes of black and white America. It certainly was successful, as EWF combined high-caliber musicianship, wide-ranging musical genre eclecticism, and '70s multicultural spiritualism. "I wanted to do something that hadn't been done before," Maurice explains. "Although we were basically jazz musicians, we played soul, funk, gospel, blues, jazz, rock and dance music which somehow ended up becoming pop. We were coming out of a decade of experimentation, mind expansion and cosmic awareness. I wanted our music to convey messages of universal love and harmony without force-feeding listeners' spiritual content."Maurice was born December 19, 1941, in Memphis, TN. He was immersed in a rich musical culture that spanned the boundaries between jazz, gospel, R&B, blues and early rock. All of these styles played a role in the development of Maurice's musical identity. At age six, he began singing in his church's gospel choir but soon his interest turned to percussion. He began working gigs as a drummer while still in high school. His first professional performance was with Booker T. Jones, who eventually achieved stardom as Booker T and the MGs.After graduating high school, Maurice moved to the Windy City to continue his musical education at the prestigious Chicago Conservatory Of Music. He continued picking up drumming jobs on the side, which eventually lead to a steady spot as a studio percussionist with the legendary Chicago label, Chess Records. At Chess, Maurice had the privilege of playing with such greats as Etta James, Fontella Bass, Billy Stewart, Willie Dixon, Sonny Stitt and Ramsey Lewis, whose trio he joined in 1967. He spent nearly three years as part of the Ramsey Lewis Trio. "Ramsey helped shape my musical vision beyond just the music," Maurice explains. "I learned about performance and staging." Maurice also learned about the African thumb piano, or Kalimba, an instrument whose sound would become central to much of his work over the years.In 1969, Maurice left the Ramsey Lewis Trio and joined two friends in Chicago, Wade Flemons and Don Whitehead, as a songwriting team composing songs and commercials in the Chicago area. The three friends got a recording contract with Capitol and called themselves the "Salty Peppers," and had a marginal hit in the Midwestern area called "La La Time." That band featured Maurice on vocals, percussion and Kalimba along with keyboardists/vocalists Wade Flemons and Don Whitehead.


    After relocating to Los Angeles and signing a new contract with Warner Bros., Maurice simultaneously made what may have been the smartest move of his young career. He changed the band's name to Earth, Wind & Fire (after the three elements in his astrological chart). The new name also captured Maurice's spiritual approach to music - one that transcended categories and appealed to multiple artistic principals, including composition, musicianship, production, and performance. In addition to White, Flemons and Whitehead, Maurice recruited Michael Beal on guitar, Leslie Drayton, Chester Washington and Alex Thomas on horns, Sherry Scott on vocals, percussionist Phillard Williams and his younger brother Verdine on bass.


    Earth, Wind & Fire recorded two albums for Warner Brothers: the self-titled 1970 album Earth, Wind And Fire and the 1971 album The Need Of Love. A single from this album, "I Think About Lovin' You," provided EWF with their first Top 40 R&B hit. Also in 1971, the group performed the soundtrack to the Melvin Van Peebles film 'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song'.


    In 1972, White dissolved the line-up (except he and brother Verdine White) and added Jessica Cleaves (vocals - formerly of the R&B group The Friends of Distinction), Ronnie Laws (flute, saxophone), Roland Bautista (guitar), Larry Dunn (keyboard), Ralph Johnson (percussion) and Philip Bailey (vocals, formerly of Friends & Love). Maurice became disillusioned with Warner Brothers, which had signed the group primarily as a jazz act. Maurice, in contrast, was more interested in combining elements of jazz, rock, and soul into an evolving form of fusion, a truly universal sound.


    A performance at New York's Rockefeller Center introduced EWF to Clive Davis, then President of Columbia Records. Davis loved what he saw and bought their contract from Warner Bros. With Columbia Records, debuting with the 1972 album Last Days And Time, the group slowly began to build a reputation for innovative recordings and exciting, live shows, complete with feats of magic (floating pianos, spinning drum kits, vanishing artists) engineered by Doug Henning and his then-unknown assistant David Copperfield. Their first gold album, Head To The Sky, peaked at number 27 pop in the summer of 1973, yielding a smooth tangy cover of "Evil" and the title track single. The first platinum EWF album, Open Our Eyes, whose title track was a remake of the classic originally recorded by Savoy Records group the Gospel Clefs, included "Mighty Mighty" (number four R&B) and "Kalimba Story" (number six R&B).


    Maurice once again shared a label roster with Ramsey Lewis, whose Columbia debut Sun Goddess, was issued in December 1974. The radio-aired title track was released as a single under the name Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind & Fire. It went to number 20 R&B in early 1975. The Sun Goddess album went gold, hitting number 12 pop in early 1975. Maurice had also played on Lewis' other high-charting album, Wade In The Water; the title track single peaked at number three R&B in the summer of 1966.


    The inspiration for "Shining Star" (one of EW&F's most beloved singles) was gleaned from thoughts Maurice had during a walk under the star-filled skies that surrounded the mountains around Caribou Ranch, CO a popular recording site and retreat during the '70s. The track was originally included in the 'That's The Way Of The World' movie that starred Harvey Keitel and was produced by Sig Shore (Superfly). "Shining Star" glittered at number one R&B for two weeks and hit number one pop in early 1975. It was included on their 1975 multi-platinum album That's The Way Of The World that held the number one pop spot for three weeks in Spring 1975 and earned them their first Grammy Award. The title track single made it to number five R&B in summer of 1975. It also yielded the classic ballad "Reasons," an extremely popular radio-aired album track.


    The multi-platinum album Gratitude held the number one pop album spot for three weeks in late 1975. On the album was "Singasong" (gold, number one R&B for two weeks, number five pop), the Skip Scarborough ballad "Can't Hide Love" (number 11 R&B), and the popular radio-aired album tracks "Celebrate," "Gratitude," and the live version of "Reasons." In 1976, Maurice decided he wanted to record a spiritual album. The multi-platinum album Spirit parked at number two pop for two weeks in fall of 1976 and boasted the gold, number one R&B single "Getaway" and "Saturday Nite." Spirit is remembered as one of EWF's best albums and sadly for also being the last project of Producer Charles Stepney. He died May 17, 1976, in Chicago, IL, at the age of 45. Charles was a former Chess Records arranger/producer/session musician/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter and Maurice's main collaborator on his EWF projects. The multi-platinum album All 'N All peaked at number three pop in late 1977, won three Grammy's, and had arrangements by Chicago soul mainstay Tom Tom Washington and Eumir Deodato. The singles were "Serpentine Fire" (number one R&B for seven weeks) and "Fantasy." The group's horn section, the legendary Phenix Horns (Don Myrick on saxophone, Louis Satterfield on trombone, Rahmlee Michael Davis and Michael Harris on trumpets) became an integral part of the Earth, Wind & Fire sound.


    During this time, Maurice produced several artists such as The Emotions (1976's Flowers and 1977's Rejoice which included the number one R&B/pop hit "Best Of My Love") and Deniece Williams (1976's This Is Niecy which included the Top Ten R&B hit "Free"). In the late seventies, in association with Columbia Records, Maurice also launched a record label, ARC.


    The multi-platinum greatest-hits set The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. I included a cover of the Beatles' "Got To Get You Into My Life" went to number one R&B and number nine pop in Summer 1978. The group performed the song in the 1978 Bee Gees/Peter Frampton movie 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'. Another single, "September," made it to number one R&B, number eight pop in early 1978. On the flip side was the enchanting popular radio-aired album track "Love's Holiday" from All 'N All.


    Their live performances were stellar as well. Sellout crowds were spellbound by the band's bombastic performances. Their performances blasted a cosmic wave of peace, love and other happy vibrations to audiences using a combination of eye-popping costumes, lights, pyrotechnics and plain old good music. Sometimes they even threw in magic illusions. Earth, Wind & Fire's message was one of universal harmony, in both musical and cultural senses. "We live in a negative society," Maurice told Newsweek. "Most people can't see beauty and love. I see our music as medicine."


    The multi-platinum album I Am hit number three pop in Summer 1979 on the strength of the million-selling single "Boogie Wonderland" with The Emotions (number two R&B for four weeks, number six pop) and the phenomenal gold ballad "After The Love Has Gone," written by David Foster, Jay Graydon and Bill Champlin that stayed at number two R&B/pop for two weeks. Their Faces album peaked at number ten pop in late 1980 and was boosted to gold by the singles "Let Me Talk" (number eight R&B), "You" (number ten R&B), and "And Love Goes On."


    The million-selling funked-up "Let's Groove," co-written by The Emotions' Wanda Vaughn and her husband Wayne Vaughn, was the track that re-energized EWF's career, parking at number one R&B for eight weeks and number three pop, causing their Raise! album to go platinum (hitting number five pop in late 1981). Their next gold album Powerlight made it to number 12 pop in spring 1983 and included the Top Ten R&B single and Grammy-nominated "Fall In Love With Me." Their 1983 Electric Universe album stalled at number 40 pop, breaking the band's string of gold, platinum and multi-platinum albums.


    In 1983, Maurice decided he and the band needed a break. During this hiatus, Maurice recorded his self-titled solo album Maurice White and produced various artists including Neal Diamond, Barbra Streisand and Jennifer Holliday. Reuniting with the band in 1987, EWF released the album Touch The World and scored yet another number one R&B single, "System of Survival" and embarked on a corresponding nine-month world tour. This was followed by the 1988 release The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire Vol. II.


    In 1990 the group released the album Heritage. Two years later, Earth, Wind & Fire released The Eternal Dance; a 55-track boxed set retrospective of the band's entire history. The appearance of such a project after a prolonged period of relative inactivity signaled to many listeners that the band was calling it quits but that did not turn out to be case. In 1993, EWF released the album, Millennium that included the Grammy-nominated "Sunday Morning" and "Spend The Night."


    Earth, Wind & Fire kept recording and in 1996 released Avatar and Greatest Hits Live; followed by 1997's In The Name Of Love; 2002's That's The Way Of The World: Alive In '75; Live In Rio which was recorded during their 1979 "I Am World Tour;" 2003's The Promise, which included the Grammy-nominated "Hold Me" and 2005's Illumination, which included the Grammy-nominated "Show Me The Way."


    In 2000, the nine-piece '70s edition of Earth, Wind & Fire reunited for one night only in honor of their induction into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. In 2001, Eagle Rock Entertainment released the documentary 'Earth, Wind & Fire: Shining Stars', which contains rarely seen historic video footage along with in-depth interviews with the band members.


    Even though Maurice is no longer a part of the touring group, he remains the band's heart and soul from behind the scenes as composer and producer. Maurice reflects, "I wanted to create a library of music that would stand the test of time. 'Cosmic Consciousness' is the key component of our work. Expanding awareness and uplifting spirits is so important in this day. People are looking for more. I hope our music can give them some encouragement and peace."

    LP 1
    1. Shining Star

    2. That's The Way Of The World
    3. September

    4. Can't Hide Love

    5. Got To Get You Into My Life
    6. Sing A Song

    7. Gratitude

    8. Serpentine Fire

    9. Fantasy


    LP 2
    1. Kalimba Story
    2. Mighty Mighty

    3. Reasons

    4. Saturday Nite

    5. Let's Groove

    6. Boogie Wonderland ( with The Emotions)
    7. After The Love Has Gone

    8. Getaway

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    40 Greatest Hits

    Legendary Country singer Hank Williams (1923 - 1953) lived a short and troubled life. But despite his short career, he scored many number 1 hits in the USA. Williams's vocals, steeped in emotion, have influenced generations of artists. The songs he wrote and recorded have been covered by numerous musicians, and have been hits in various genres including Pop, Gospel and Blues.


    The 2LP includes such number 1 hits as Lovesick Blues, Jambalaya (On The Bayou), Kaw-liga and Your Cheatin' Heart. This anthology is the perfect starting point for newcomers to Hanks Williams' recorded legacy.

    LP1
    1. Move It On Over
    2. A Mansion On The Hill
    3. Lovesick Blues
    4. Wedding Bells
    5. Mind Your Own Business
    6. You're Gonna Change (or I'm Gonna Leave)
    7. Lost Highway
    8. My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
    9. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
    10. I Just Don't Like This Kind Of Living
    11. Long Gone Lonesome Blues
    12. My Son Calls Another Man Daddy
    13. Why Don't You Love Me
    14. Why Should We Try Anymore
    15. They'll Never Take Her Love From Me
    16. Moanin' The Blues
    17. Nobody's Lonesome For Me
    18. Cold Cold Heart
    19. Dear John
    20. Howlin' At The Moon


    LP2
    1. I Can't Help It (if I'm Still In Love With You)
    2. Hey, Good Lookin'
    3. Crazy Heart
    4. (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle
    5. Baby, We're Really In Love
    6. Ramblin' Man
    7. Honky Tonk Blues
    8. I'm Sorry For You My Friend
    9. Half As Much
    10. Jambalaya (on The Bayou)
    11. Window Shopping
    12. Settin' The Woods On Fire
    13. You Win Again
    14. I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
    15. Kaw-liga
    16. Your Cheatin' Heart
    17. Take These Chains From My Heart
    18. I Won't Be Home No More
    19. Weary Blues From Waitin'
    20. I Saw The Light

    Hank Williams
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    Mighty Real: Greatest Dance Hits

    Twenty-five years after his untimely death at the age of 41, the iconic legacy of Sylvester, the "Queen of Disco," will be resurrected with "Mighty Real: Greatest Dance Hits," due out June 25 (international release dates vary) on Fantasy Records.


    This collection will celebrate the life and music of the artist who once danced his way into the hearts and minds of the disco and LGBT communities.


    A quarter of a century after his passing, Sylvester will make a fabulous debut back into a prolific time in the LGBT community just the way he would have liked it - through dance music. This 11-track release, available on CD and on double pink vinyl, will feature a number of original album tracks and 12" mixes that are rare or no longer available on CD, as well as the brand new remix of the iconic "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" by Grammy-nominated remixer and DJ, Ralphi Rosario (Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Madonna).


    As a dear friend of Harvey Milk and an icon to the LGBT community, Sylvester has long held a special place in music and socio-political history. Sylvester was not only one of the first disco stars to stand openly gay, but bravely crossed beyond the boundaries of race, gender and sexuality to become a proud figure of the gay liberation movement.


    "Sylvester James was an unlikely star: an androgynous, cross-dressing, openly gay, African-American, falsetto-singing, unapologetically flaming man-diva influenced primarily by church women, black blues singers, drag queens, hippies and homos," liner notes writer Joshua Gamson said. "Like very few before him, and quite a few after, Sylvester rode his marginality right into the mainstream."


    A Los Angeles local, Sylvester found his home in the vibrant subcultural scenes of San Francisco in the late 1960s. As the community around him became devastated with AIDS, Sylvester's music took on a sort of weary determination, becoming a call to live, to keep dancing and to keep loving.


    Sylvester died on Dec. 16, 1988 and bequeathed royalties from the sale of his music to benefit two charitable organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area: the AIDS Emergency Fund and Project Open Hand.


    "Decades later, even as strides have been made in the fight against the disease that has taken so many lives, Sylvester's music lives on, a call to be fabulous against the odds," Gamson said.


    "Mighty Real: Greatest Dance Hits" was produced by Tom Cartwright and Chris Clough on Fantasy Records with liner notes written by Gamson, author of "The Fabulous Sylvester: The Legend, The Music, The Seventies in San Francisco."


    The Double Pink Vinyl edition features all 11 tracks on two 12" pink vinyl LPs.

    1. You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) [Ralphi Rosario Dub Remix]
    2. Dance (Disco Heat)
    3. Stars
    4. Can't Stop Dancing
    5. Changes
    6. Over And Over
    7. I Need Somebody To Love Tonight
    8. Sell My Soul
    9. I Need You
    10. Body Strong
    11. You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
    Sylvester
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    Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be


    180 Gram Audiophile Translucent Gold Vinyl


    Featuring twenty of his most familiar top charting hit singles and stellar Lp tracks, Willie Nelson's Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be went on to become one of the most memorable titles in his huge arsenal of legendary albums.


    Thanks to some of the finest recordings of our time like Good Hearted Woman, Georgia On My Mind, If You Could Touch Her At All and of course his biographical On The Road Again, this collection of major hits were just what the fans were screaming for, showcasing 4 big album sides of nothing but classic Willie Nelson.


    The 1981 album also was another blockbuster for Willie Nelson as it topped the upper rungs of the country and pop charts, making this one of his biggest albums of his career as well as one of his most revered. Willie Nelson's Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be truly proved once again that his music is loved by millions and millions of fans around the world.


    Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be also included some of his finest top charters like his brilliant Elvis tribute with Heartbreak Hotel featuring the late great Leon Russell, plus his interpretation of Kris Kristofferson's Help Me Make It Through The Night and the Willie Nelson staple Mammas Don;t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys. In total, the album features his most important Columbia hit recordings which have truly gone on to become definitive classics by any measure of popular music.


    In honor of the Man, the Music, the Legend, Friday Music is very proud and honored to announce the first time 180 Gram Translucent Gold Audiophile Vinyl Anniversary Edition release of the classic Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be by Willie Nelson.


    As another installment in our exciting Willie Nelson 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, we are pleased to present this masterwork in all its stereophonic glory. Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso and manufactured at R.T.I., Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be will be a much anticipated first time audiophile dream release for Willie fans everywhere!


    For a limited time only, we are also including the original gatefold artwork presentation including the original 1981 artwork elements, plus a striking very limited 24 x 24 poster of the front cover art.


    As usual, we are also enclosing a poly bag to protect your album cover and poly sleeves to help keep your vinyl in mint shape.


    Greatest Hits And Some That Will Be by Willie Nelson A history making album from an historic legend, an original stereophonic first time audiophile dream release on stellar gold vinyl awesome gatefold cover and first time 24 x 24 album cover poster, is now an audiophile vinyl reality.....Willie Nelson style!

    LP 1
    1. Railroad Lady
    2. Heartaches Of A Fool
    3. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
    4. Whiskey River
    5. Good Hearted Woman
    6. Georgia On My Mind
    7. If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time
    8. Look What Thoughts Will Do
    9. Uncloudy Day
    10. Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys


    LP 2
    1. My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
    2. Help Me Make It Through The Night
    3. Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground
    4. I'd Have To Be Crazy
    5. Faded Love
    6. On The Road Again
    7. Heartbreak Hotel
    8. If You Could Touch Her At All
    9. Till I Gain Control Again
    10. Stay A Little Longer

    Willie Nelson
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    Songs You Know By Heart (Awaiting Repress)

    Songs You Know by Heart is the 18th album and first greatest hits compilation by American popular music singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, originally released on January 1, 1985.
    1. Cheeseburger In Paradise
    2. He Went To Paris
    3. Fins
    4. Son Of A Son Of A Sailor
    5. A Pirate Looks At Forty
    6. Margaritaville
    7. Come Monday
    8. Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes
    9. Why Don't We Get Drunk
    10. Pencil Thin Mustache
    11. Grapefruit-Juicy Fruit
    12. Boat Drinks
    13. Volcano
    Jimmy Buffett
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    Boxed In

    "This album will enhance your life Oli Bayston, the main guy behind [Boxed In], is an impressive songwriter and his
    piano-pinned dance-pop album carries zero duds." - NME


    "[Boxed In] hits hard enough in places to get the party started and holds just enough back to make you want to return to
    it again and again." - The Line of Best Fit


    "Oli Bayston's transition from go-to producer to dazzling solo artist is complete." - DIY Mag


    Boxed In is London, England-based songwriter and producer Oli Bayston. Having played in indie band Keith, written for
    The 2 Bears, sung for George FitzGerald and been a producer for the likes of Charlie Boyer and the Voyeurs, Rosie Lowe
    and The Bohicas, Oli is now bringing his wide array of talents to bear on his own solo project.


    Boxed In brings together Oli's two greatest musical loves: Krautrock and house music. "The album has a bit of both of
    those two things combined," he says, "But the principle focus is always the songs. I'm a slave to the songs and I try to
    incorporate my love of specific genres of music into that." Inspired by the motorik rhythms of Can, Cluster and Neu! as
    well as house producers, like PÉpÉ Bradock and Theo Parrish, Oli nevertheless emphasizes that the art of pop song writing
    is right at the heart of Boxed In.


    In the UK Boxed In is already buzzing with "Mystery" on the A List at BBC Radio 6 Music, Rough Trade's selecting the selftitled
    debut as their album of the week January 19, and attention from influential press outlets like NME, Uncut, Sunday
    Times Culture, The Sun, Clash, and The Line of Best Fit who rated the album 8/10 saying "[Boxed In] hits hard enough in
    places to get the party started and holds just enough back to make you want to return to it again and again."

    1. Mystery
    2. Subtle Knife
    3. All Your Love Is Gone
    4. Sailing
    5. No Joke
    6. Bug
    7. False Alarm
    8. Foot of the Hill
    9. Run Quicker
    10. Lo Life (feat. CockNBull Kid)
    11. Wild West
    Boxed In
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    King Curtis: Live At Fillmore West

    Live At Fillmore West is the ultimate King Curtis live album, a brilliant confirmation of the saxophonist's place in popular music. This is the stuff of Soul legends that belongs in any record collection.


    The album showcases three concerts he played with his band The Kingpins at the Fillmore West venue in San Francisco in March 1971. Those nights, the group supported Soul singer Aretha Franklin, as were they her backing band. Famed for their outstanding rhythmic interplay, the group of seasoned session men featured a.o. Cornell Dupree on guitar, Billy Preston on electric organ and Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie on drums, supported by the inimitable Memphis Horns.


    Curtis rips through some of the biggest hits of the day including Stevie Wonder's Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) and Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love, transforming them into showcases for the group's soulful playing. Beautiful renditions of A Whiter Shade Of Pale and I Stand Accused are highlights, and full-throttle rockers like Changes and Memphis Soul Stew comprise the heart of the album.


    Tragically only a week after its release, Curtis was stabbed to death outside his brownstone apartment in New York following an argument with two junkies. The day after he died the album peaked at No. 54 on the Billboard 200 album chart, his greatest success as a solo artist.

    1. Memphis Soul Stew
    2. A Whiter Shade Of Pale
    3. Whole Lotta Love
    4. I Stand Accused
    5. Changes
    6. Ode To Billie Joe
    7. Mr. Bojangles
    8. Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours
    9. Soul Serenade
    King Curtis
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    Scarecrow

    A pop sensation in the 1980s, singer-songwriter John Mellencamp has evolved into one of rock's most enduring acts, and given voice to the small-town experience.


    Scarecrow is the eighth album by John Mellencamp. Originally released in September 1985, it peaked at #2 on the U.S. chart behind Heart's comeback album, Heart.


    This album contained three Top 10 hits, a record for a Mellencamp album: R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A., which peaked at #2 in the U.S.; Lonely Ol' Night, which peaked at #6; and Small Town, which also peaked at #6. Lonely Ol' Night also peaked at #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, his second chart-topping single on this chart.


    In 1989, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Scarecrow #95 on its list of the 100 greatest albums of the 1980s, saying: Scarecrow consolidated the band's rugged, roots-rock thrash and the ongoing maturation of Mellencamp's lyrics.

    1. Rain On The Scarecrow
    2. Grandma's Theme
    3. Small Town
    4. Minutes To Memories
    5. Lonely Ol' Night
    6. The Face Of The Nation
    7. Justice And Independence '85
    8. Between A Laugh And A Tear
    9. Rumbleseat
    10. You've Got To Stand For Somethin'
    11. R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. (A Salute To 60's Rock)
    John Mellencamp
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    MTV Unplugged In New York

    Ranked 311/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Recorded in November 1993, less than six months before singer Kurt Cobain killed himself, Nirvanas MTV Unplugged is a watershed document that presents a band at the peak of its powers. Unlike any other unplugged affair, the diverse album is not a simple stripped-down regurgitation of greatest hits or a cash-it-in set of nostalgic favorites. Rather, the live effort is among the most emotionally naked spectacles ever released an album so starkly intense and profoundly personal, its impossible not to get chills down the spine.


    Made primarily with acoustic instrumentsGrohl even trades sticks for brushes, Krist Novoselic picks up an accordion, and cellist Lori Goldston prominently figures in the arrangementsUnplugged in New York reveals Nirvanas folksier side and clear ambition to move beyond abrasive rock. The setlist is as surprising as the stylistic makeover. Save for renditions of All Apologies and Come As You Are, the adventurous material includes brooding covers of the Meat Puppets' Lake of Fire, Plateau, and Oh Me as well as harrowing versions of David Bowies The Man Who Sold the World, and the Vaselines Jesus Dont Want Me for a Sunbeam.


    And then there's the heart-shattering climax. Intensely private and disturbingly primal, Nirvana's rendition of the Leadbelly standard Where Did You Sleep Last Night takes its place among the most cathartic songs ever committed to record. Its the musical equivalent of the insides of Cobain's soul being ripped out and put out display for all to see.


    Hurry! Do not pass up this chance to own the Nirvana swan song that Rolling Stone named one of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time!

    1. About A Girl
    2. Come As You Are
    3. Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam
    4. The Man Who Sold The World
    5. Pennyroyal Tea
    6. Dumb
    7. Polly
    8. On A Plain
    9. Something In The Way
    10. Plateau
    11. Oh Me
    12. Lake Of Fire
    13. All Apologies
    14. Where Did You Sleep Last Night
    Nirvana
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    Please Please Me (Awaiting Repress)

    Ranked 39/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Sourced From the Original Master Tapes!


    Cut at Abbey Road Studios


    Pressed on 180 gram vinyl


    Once Please Please Me rocketed to number one, The Beatles rushed to deliver a debut album, bashing out Please Please Me in a day. Decades after its release, the album still sounds fresh, precisely because of its intense origins.


    Please Please Me hit the top of the UK album charts in May 1963 and remained there for thirty weeks before being replaced by With The Beatles. This was surprising because the UK album charts at the time tended to be dominated by film soundtracks and easy listening vocalists.


    In 2012, Please Please Me was voted 39th on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. It was ranked first among The Beatles' early albums, and sixth of all of The Beatles' albums, with Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Revolver, Rubber Soul, The Beatles (The White Album) and Abbey Road ranked higher.


    Rolling Stone also placed two songs from the album on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: No. 139, I Saw Her Standing There, and No. 184, Please Please Me. According to Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic, Decades after its release, the album still sounds fresh, the covers are impressive and the originals astonishing.


    A team consisting of some of the best producers and engineers in the recording industry were brought together and would spend 4 long years mixing and mastering with some of the most state of the art recording equipment. Treating these records much like a science experiment, engineers ran extensive tests before copying the analog master tapes over into a digital format using 24-bit/192 kHz resolution, and carefully removing clicks, vocal pops and poor edits. Never altering the original songs themselves, just polishing them up a bit.

    1. I Saw Her Standing There
    2. Misery
    3. Anna (Go To Him)
    4. Chains
    5. Boys
    6. Ask Me Why
    7. Please Please Me
    8. Love Me Do
    9. P.S. I Love You
    10. Baby It's You
    11. Do You Want To Know A Secret
    12. A Taste Of Honey
    13. There's A Place
    14. Twist And Shout
    The Beatles
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    Forever (Box Set)


    Limited Edition 4 LP Box Set


    Includes Additional Bonus 12" Single Of William Orbit Mix Of "Let Me In Your Heart Again"


    Having in the three months since its original release already provided Queen with their twenty fifth top ten album and twenty sixth UK gold album, Queen's current best selling compilation package Queen Forever is to receive a special limited edition vinyl release coming this spring.


    The original 36 track 2 CD Queen Forever release will now be made available as a strictly limited 4 LP vinyl box set which includes an additional 12" single bonus disc exclusive to the set featuring a special William Orbit mix of the only recently heard Freddie Mercury track "Let Me In Your Heart Again".


    The Orbit mix was held back from the Forever CD release and only surfaced for a limited period to support the Coca-Cola (RED) AIDS awareness campaign mounted at the tail end of last year.


    The B side of the 12" single has a further bonus feature exclusive to this box set - a laser etching of the box set cover illustration.


    Distinguishing itself as the first Queen album to feature new Freddie Mercury led tracks since the band's 1995 Made In Heaven album, Queen Forever brings out into the light the long anticipated track from Queen and Michael Jackson, 'There Must Be More to Life Than This', an unfinished Mercury-Queen track 'Let Me In Your Heart Again' originating from the band's The Works album recording sessions (featured on this vinyl package in a newly available William Orbit mix) and a new ballad version of Mercury's first solo hit, his Giorgio Moroder collaboration, 'Love Kills', which is currently being heavily played at UK and European radio.


    The rest of the package mixes Queen hits, classic tracks and celebrates the extraordinary musical path of one of the world's greatest rock bands. Reaching back as far as 1974 with fan favourite Nevermore, a Freddie Mercury song originally included on Queen II, Queen Forever progresses to feature songs that spotlight the band's songwriting prowess, studio experimentation and remarkable development, and is completed with latter-day Queen hits, including '91's no. 1 These Are The Days Of Our Lives and '95's Too Much Love Will Kill You, together with the poignant A Winter's Tale, recorded during Freddie Mercury's final Queen recording sessions in Montreux in 1991.


    Queen Forever is a thrilling showcase for exclusive new Queen recordings but equally as much a paean to the extraordinary musical achievements of John Deacon, Brian May, Roger Taylor and the late Freddie Mercury, whose singular talent we again get to marvel at through this meticulously presented 36 track collection.

    LP 1
    1. Let Me In Your Heart Again
    2. Love Kills - the ballad
    3. There Must Be More To Life Than This (William Orbit Mix)
    4. Play The Game
    5. Dear Friends
    6. You're My Best Friend
    7. Love Of My Life
    8. Drowse
    9. You Take My Breath Away
    10. Spread Your Wings


    LP 2
    1. Long Away
    2. Lily Of The Valley
    3. Don't Try So Hard
    4. Bijou
    5. These Are The Days Of Our Lives
    6. Nevermore
    7. Las Palabras De Amor
    8. Who Wants To Live Forever
    9. I Was Born To Love You


    LP 3
    1. Somebody To Love
    2. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
    3. Friends Will Be Friends
    4. Jealousy
    5. One Year of Love
    6. A Winter's Tale
    7. '39
    8. Mother Love


    LP 4
    1. It's A Hard Life
    2. Save Me
    3. Made In Heaven
    4. Too Much Love Will Kill You
    5. Sail Away Sweet Sister
    6. The Miracle
    7. Is This The World We Created ?
    8. In The Lap Of The Gods Revisited
    9. Forever


    Bonus 12" Single
    1. Let Me In Your Heart Again (William Orbit Mix)
    Queen Forever Etching

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    Justin Moore s always had a thing about doing it his way. Call it stubborn redneck mettle, a well-developed case of who I am or just the fierce commitment to blaze a trail inherent to people from his home of Poyen, Arkansas. It doesn t mat ter why, just that the blazing sense of off the beaten path drives his album of the same name.


    There s a strong vein of tenderness and decency holding Moore s kind of country together. Look no further than Rhett Atkins/Ben Hayslip/Ross Copperman-written Point At You, the lead single, that acknowledges every wild hair Moore has, but hits the bottom line of his goodness via the woman who became his bride.


    Get loud, get rowdy, but get home and emerge solid family men dedicated to some basic ideals that have defined this country. One need look no further than The Warren Brothers/Lance Miller/Austin Cunningham-penned opener Old Back In The New School to understand Moore is all about the things that last, the wild times and the enduring values making for a way of life worth living.


    It s that kind of edge that draws a singer like Miranda Lambert to duet on the somber heartbreaker Old Habits. A little bit rowdy, a little bit sentimental, a whole lotta roughneck, Moore has dented the country radio charts with three #1s in the anything but big city Small Town USA, the sentimental family embracing If Heaven Weren t So Far Away and the fidelity pledge Til My Last Day, in addition to the Top 10 mission declaration Backwoods.


    But the hits don t really tell the whole story. This is the man whose first single a digital only release was I Could Kick Your Ass, who flexed his sense of humor with the new guy mocking Bait A Hook and unapologetically throw down How I Got To Be This Way. And long before booty country became a touchstone, Moore dropped the swaggering Back That Thing Up.


    Indeed, Booty Country is full force on OFF THE BEATEN PATH. He has the Kim Kardashian and J-Lo invoking I d Want It To Be Yours co-written with Stover and Brandon Kinney and the slip into the night guitar grinder Off The Beaten Path that slithers through the Patron and the moonlight.Good ole boys doing what they re good at. Moore has built a career eschewing the path most taken, building a fanbase of people just like him.


    Take a certain amount of swagger, add some hard-rocking guitars and add Country Radio, a howler that celebrates the ultimate lube for escaping the boredom and expectations. There s the same kind of bulked up, bearing down picture of pride of Lettin the Night Roll, pure freedom and the will to be alive.


    Two strong hands, a back that can shoulder anything, this is working man s post-modern American and that respect is what binds him to his woman in That s How I Know You Love Me. Ultimately, she refuses to make him change, and takes what s there for what it is, loving him for all its busted glory.


    To believe in values that last, to embrace what is enough and know it s more than plenty, that is the greatest truth for a man like Moore, who sees no reason to leave the place he grew up. Beyond the hits, the gold-certified albums and the momentum of a career hitting its stride, OFF THE BEATEN PATH is a collection of classic postcards that make up the ascending This Kind of Town and the driving chugger One Dirt Road.


    You don t have to take it from Moore, though. No less than the great Charlie Daniels, a man who s hung tough for hardcore old school values is featured on For Some Ol Redneck Reason, a pledge of allegiance to living true to principles and never giving into convention. This is one of the truest event moments as Moore dials it back, unfurling the map of his heart and soul.

    1. Old Back In The New School
    2. Beer
    3. Lettin' The Night Roll
    4. Old Habits
    5. Point At You
    6. Wheels
    7. I'd Want It To Be Yours

    8. This Kind Of Town
    9. Dirt Road Kid
    10. Country Radio
    11. That's How I Know You Love Me
    12. One Dirt Road
    13. Off The Beaten Path
    14. Field Fulla Hillbillies
    15. Big Ass Headache
    16. For Some Ol' Redneck Reason
    Justin Moore
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