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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)$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Greatest HitsThe legendary pop/rock superstars The Monkees (Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork) set the music world on fire back in the '60s. With a very successful television show, massive concert tours, and of course an amazing string of number one albums and hit singles, The Monkees to this day are still revered and loved by their continual growing legion of fans worldwide.
In 1969, Colgems Records honored these hugely popular rockers with their first hits album simply titled The Monkees Greatest Hits. Filled with a treasure trove of number one singles and hit album tracks from their first five smash albums, this incredible LP also provided the soundtrack to their successful syndicated television run of The Monkees on Saturday mornings.
No stone is left unturned, as this 14-track masterpiece is loaded with hit singles like Daydream Believer, Last Train To Clarksville, Im A Believer, Pleasant Valley Sunday, Valleri, (Im Not Your) Steppin Stone, plus the appearance of a rare stereo mix of A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You that was only available on this original vinyl album.
As one of the most rare albums in their Colgems Records catalog, The Monkees Greatest Hits was only in print for a very short time, making it an instant collectors item, which hasnt seen the light of day for over four decades, that is until now!
Friday Music presents for the first time on audiophile vinyl, The Monkees Greatest Hits. Mastered impeccably from the original Colgems Records tapes by Joe Reagoso, this amazing pop classic truly shines in the audiophile vinyl domain. Long time unearthed vinyl mixes of their classic hit singles and solid album tracks like She, Shades Of Gray and I Wanna Be Free truly resonate as you remember them from years ago.1. Daydream Believer
2. Pleasant Valley Sunday
3. Cuddly Toy
4. Shades Of Gray
5. Zor and Zam
6. A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
8. Randy Scouse Git
9. I Wanna Be Free
10. Im A Believer
12. Mary, Mary
13. (Im Not Your) Steppin Stone
14. Last Train To Clarksville$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
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
4. Can't Hide Love
5. Got To Get You Into My Life
6. Sing A Song
8. Serpentine Fire
1. Kalimba Story
2. Mighty Mighty
4. Saturday Nite
5. Let's Groove
6. Boogie Wonderland ( with The Emotions)
7. After The Love Has Gone
8. Getaway$42.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Acoustic HitsTo accompany their 2001 Greatest Hits collection, The Cure also recorded a special studio album released as a bonus disc to some versions of the album. The disc, titled Acoustic Hits, featured the eighteen songs from the North American Greatest Hits release re-recorded using acoustic guitars. Now Acoustic Hits is available on its own as a 2xLP package.LP 1
1. Boys Don't Cry
2. A Forest
3. Let's Go To Bed
4. The Walk
5. The Lovecats
6. Inbetween Days
7. Close To Me
8. Why Can't I Be You?
9. Just Like Heaven
2. Never Enough
4. Friday I'm In Love
5. Mint Car
6. Wrong Number
7. Cut Here
8. Just Say Yes$31.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Greatest HitsAvailable 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
1. That's All I Need To Know (Live Duet With Eros Ramazzotti)
2. Let The Healing Begin
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$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
UB40 - Collected
180-Gram Audiophile Vinyl
High-Quality PVC Protective Sleeve
4-Page Booklet With Liner Notes And Photos
Featuring ''Red Red Wine'', ''I Got You Babe'' And ''Rat In Mi Kitchen''
Early 1980, UB40 scored their first success with ''Food For Thought'', reaching high in the charts. By the time they released their first album they were already so successful that they had signed off on unemployment benefit, leading to the stamped Signing Off featured on form 40, for the sleeve of their debut album. The first dub album ever to reach the album charts in the U.K. included ''One In Ten'' and ''Don't Slow Down''.
In 1983 the band put on a new project, boasting ten cover versions of Jamaican hits and, contrary to low expectations, it became a huge hit and the band's first number one album. Tracks included are ''Cherry Oh Baby'' and ''Please Don't Make Me Cry'' and ''Red Red Wine''. The latter was a rather poppy song and became the band's biggest-selling single ever, entailing their definitive worldwide breakthrough.
There have been lots of collaborations through the years and most of these became huge hit songs. Together with Chrissie Hynde UB40 recorded two singles: ''I Got You Babe'' (1985) and ''Breakfast In Bed'' (1988). They teamed up with Afrika Bambaataa for ''Reckless'' (1988) and with Robert Palmer the band released ''I'll Be Your Baby Tonight'' (1990), just to name a few.
UB40 - COLLECTED has captured all the different phases of the band in one complete album, from classic hits combined with the new!LP 1
2. Burden Of Shame
3. I Think It's Going To Rain Today
4. Food For Thought
5. Don't Do The Crime
6. One In Ten
8. Please Don't Make Me Cry
9. Cherry Oh Baby
10. Red Red Wine
11. If It Happens Again
12. Don't Slow Down
1. I Got You Babe (ft. Chrissie Hynde)
2. Don't Break My Heart
3. Sing Our Own Song
4. Rat In Mi Kitchen
5. All I Want To Do
6. Maybe Tomorrow
7. Afrika Bambaataa and Family ft. UB40 - Reckless
8. Breakfast In Bed (ft. Chrissie Hynde)
9. Homely Girl
10. Kingston Town
11. Robert Palmer ft. UB40 - I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
12. Tears From My Eyes
13. Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
14. (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Greatest HitsRemastered
2010 double vinyl LP collection from one of the greatest Rock 'n' Roll artists of our generation, female or otherwise. Includes all her hits, re-recordings of three tracks ('You Drive Me Wild', 'School Days' and 'Love Is Pain') plus the previously unreleased 'I Want You'. Joan Jett has transcended genres and generations, becoming a respected Rock icon while doing it all her own way. From her days with The Runaways to her successful (and long-lasting) solo career, Joan personifies the Rock 'n' Roll dream. This two disc collection features 21 tracks including eight songs featured in the 2010 film The Runaways. Contains the hits 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll', 'Bad Reputation', 'I Hate Myself For Loving You', 'Cherry Bomb', 'Light Of Day', 'Fake Friends' and many more.1. Cherry Bomb
2. You Drive Me Wild
3. School Days
4. Love Is Pain
5. Bad Reputation
6. You Don't Know What You've Got
7. I Want You
8. I Love Rock N' Roll
9. (I'm Gonna) Run Away
10. Crimson And Clover
11. Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)
12. The French Song
13. Everyday People
14. Fake Friends
15. Light Of Day
16. I Hate Myself For Loving You
18. Activity Grrrl
19. Love Is All Around
21. A.C.D.C.$18.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Hits180 Gram Clear Vinyl
Gatefold Cover Presentation
Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music & Capitol Mastering
After paying his dues for years with stellar blues and rock album classics, Columbia Records awarded their superstar Boz Scaggs with his first greatest hits collection simply titled Hits.
With an amazing decade of huge number of hit singles & top charting albums to his credit, Boz Scaggs was a master at making some of the coolest and more memorable songs of the seventies and beyond.
The ten song platinum plus album consisted of his biggest chart pop singles like the Grammy Award winner Lowdown, as well as smashes Lido Shuffle, Look What You've Done To Me, Miss Sun, We're All Alone and Jojo.
In an effort to continually offer consummate music lovers with the greatest rock recordings of all time, Friday Music proudly presents for the rst time ever on 180 Gram Audiophile CLEAR Vinyl, the Anniversary Edition of Hits by Boz Scaggs.
Impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso (Boz Scaggs, Elvis Presley, Yes) at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering and pressed at R.T.I.
In addition to the brilliant rock and roll classics contained on this stunning release, to celebrate this limited edition album, we are also including a rst time gatefold cover which features the original artwork and lyrics from the 1980 platinum smash release!
2. You Make It So Hard (To Say No)
3. Miss Sun
4. Lido Shuffle
5. We're All Alone
6. Breakdown Dead Ahead
7. Look What You've Done To Me
9. Dinah Flo
10. You Can Have Me Anytime$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
End HitsEnd Hits is the fifth studio album by the American post-hardcore band Fugazi.1. Break
2. Place Position
3. Recap Modotti
4. No Surprise
5. Five Corporations
6. Caustic Acrostic
7. Closed Captioned
8. Floating Boy
9. Foreman's Dog
11. Guilford Fall
12. Pink Frosty
13. F/D$16.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
ADAD-EON-4513xBlack Label Society
Grimmest HitsGrimmest Hits is Black Label Society's 10th full-length LP, set for release via EOne Music.1. Trampled Down Below
2. Seasons Of Falter
3. The Betrayal
4. All That Once Shined
5. The Only Words
6. Room Of Nightmares
7. A Love Unreal
9. The Day That Heaven Had Gone Away
10. Illusions Of Peace
11. Bury Your Sorrow
12. Nothing Left To Say$29.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
SONM-LEG-0811xJimi Hendrix Experience
Carefully Restored From The Original Analog Master Tapes
Carefully restored from the original analog master tapes, featuring original poster and alternate cover art, the Legacy edition of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Smash Hits includes timeless classics like Purple Haze, Hey Joe, Red House (a different take from the UK Are You Experienced version), Fire plus 8 more essential Hendrix tracks. First released in 1969, Smash Hits has proved to be immensely popular, serving as a critical introduction to the Hendrix canon for successive generations of fans.
This 2016 edition of Smash Hits includes a recreation of the poster that came with the original U.S. LP release, depicting band members Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding dressed in western attire on horseback. The photograph, taken by Grammy-winning photographer Ed Thrasher (Grateful Dead, Neil Young, the Beach Boys) at Warner Bros. film studios in Burbank, CA in early 1969, was conceived as sleeve art for the album. Now, for the first time ever, Thrasher's photo finally graces the cover of Smash Hits, as originally intended.1. Purple Haze
3. The Wind Cries Mary
4. Can You See Me
5. Hey Joe
6. All Along the Watchtower
7. Stone Free
8. Crosstown Traffic
9. Manic Depression
11. Red House
12. Foxey Lady$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Premier HitsGary Numan is a pioneer, and his influence on so many artists is unmistakable and grand. Gary's style connects him with fans of multiple genres electronic, industrial, indie-rock, metal, etc. He remains an innovator, and his fan base continues to grow.
He's been name-checked as an influence by everyone from Kanye West to Foo Fighters and Queens Of The Stone Age, and an ever-growing list of artists have covered and sampled his music. These range from Basement Jaxx to Damon Albarn; Afrika Bambaataa to RZA and GZA from the Wu-Tang Clan.
Premier Hits is a 21-song compilation album and this is the first time it's been available on vinyl. This perfect introduction to the world of Gary Numan is a 2LP set and contains his best-known hits including "Cars", "I Die: You Die", "Are 'Friends' Electric?" and more. The LP also contains four bonus tracks, "Metal", "We Are So Fragile", "Films" and "Me, I Disconnect From You".LP1
2. I Die: You Die
3. Are 'Friends' Electric?
4. Down In The Park
5. We Are Glass
6. Metal (Remastered 2009)
7. We Are So Fragile
8. Bombers (Remastered)
9. We Take Mystery (To Bed) [Edit]
10. She's Got Claws
1. Music For Chameleons (Edit)
2. That's Too Bad (Remastered)
3. This Wreckage
4. Films (Remastered 2009)
6. Me, I Disconnect From You
7. Love Needs No Disguise
8. White Boys And Heroes (Edit)
9. Sister Surprise (Single Mix)
10. Stormtrooper In Drag$29.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
SONM-LEG-23516xSly & The Family Stone
Greatest HitsGreatest Hits is a compilation album by American recording group Sly and the Family Stone. It was originally released on November 21, 1970, by Epic Records. Comprising five singles and their b-sides along with one additional single and one album track, it includes all of the singles from the albums Dance to the Music (1968), Life (1968), and Stand! (1969), and all of their charting B-sides. The versions on this compilation are not the single mixes in all cases; some songs appear here in their album lengths and mixes. Mixes sometimes have different timings and differences in vocals and or instrumentation.
Three tracks released as singles in 1969 appear on album for the first time here: Hot Fun in the Summertime, Everybody Is a Star, and Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin).
Greatest Hits was certified quintuple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), having shipped five million copies in the United States.1. I Want To Take You Higher
2. Everybody Is a Star
6. You Can Make It If You Try
7. Dance to the Music
8. Everyday People
9. Hot Fun in the Summertime
11. Sing A Simple Song
12. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Smashed HitsLimited Edition 1/2 Red 1/2 Yellow Vinyl
From one of our very favorite bands here at Drastic, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, came 1987s Smashed Hits a collection of the finest tracks from their earlier releases. This document gathers the best examples of the bands crisp, repetitive guitar-driven pop overlaid with front man Chris Reeds deep, baritone vocal delivery. Similar to proto-gothic peers The Sisters of Mercy, they distinguish themselves by creating music less self-conscious of its dark motifs, more focused on simple melodies, and driven by its rhythms and personal themes, an essay of abstract sound thats surprisingly danceable.Side A
1. Beating My Head
2. Take It All
3. He's Read
4. Hollow Eyes
5. Monkeys on Juice
2. Spinning Round
3. Hold Yourself Down
4. Cut Down
5. Chance$25.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Tomorrow's HitsAfter spending much of 2011 and 2012 on the road, including a trip upstate to
write and record New Moon, their fourth full-length in as many years, The Men
needed a break. They decided to take the winter of 2012 off to work on new
material in Brooklyn. The converted founding member Mark Perro's bedroom
in Bushwick into a practice space and rehearsed there nearly every day for three
months, cutting more than 40 demos. By the end of that winter, the Men had
pared that crop of songs down to 13. With their plans to take a break foiled by
their own work ethic, they decided to record those songs before New Moon came
out. They booked two days at Brooklyn's Strange Weather studios, clocked in,
and tracked all 13 songs entirely live, even including a horn section.
Eight songs from those sessions made the final cut for The Men's new LP,
Tomorrow's Hits. This is their first album recorded in a high-end studio and,
appropriately, the result is their most high fidelity album to date. That being said,
it is still an incredibly straightforward record. Tomorrow's Hits is a concise
collection of songs that nonetheless expands the band's ever-evolving musical
palette. It's full of genre-bending risks, but it reinforces the overarching theme
that has come to define its makers: The Men are a great rock band.1. Dark Waltz
2. Get What You Give
3. Another Night
4. Different Days
6. Pearly Gates
7. Settle Me Down
8. Going Down$18.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Hits BackPrinted Innersleeves
60x60 CM Poster
The Clash Hits Back features 32 of the band's iconic tracks, across a 3LP set. The tracklisting is sequenced from the band's legendary Brixton Fairdeal show in 1982 and contains the best studio recordings of the full set, plus 8 additional iconic tracks. It comes with the original setlist, handwritten by Joe Strummer which he would tape to the back of his Telecaster before each gig.
Every show was different. Joe would spend a lot of time composing the running order, considering dynamics, emotional impact and the key the songs were in. This record is based on Joe's setlist from The Casbah Club UK Tour, Brixton Fairdeal, 10th July 1982. Mick, Paul & Topper
Includes a foldout exclusive poster and printed innersleeves. All tracks remastered from original tapes to audiophile quality.LP1
1. London Calling
2. Safe European Home
3. Know Your Rights
4. (white Man) In Hammersmith Palais
5. Janie Jones
6. The Guns Of Brixton
7. Train In Vain
9. Wrong 'em Boyo
10. The Magnificent Seven
11. Police On My Back
12. Rock The Casbah
1. Career Opportunities
2. Police & Thieves
3. Somebody Got Murdered
4. Brand New Cadillac
6. Ghetto Defendant
7. Armagideon Time
8. Stay Free
9. I Fought The Law
10. Straight To Hell
11. Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
1. White Riot
2. Complete Control
3. Clash City Rockers
4. Tommy Gun
5. English Civil War
6. The Call Up
7. Hitsville Uk
8. Radio Clash$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 3 LPs Sealed Buy Now
REDD-FRI-6205xPaul Revere & The Raiders
Greatest HitsMastered from the original tapes by Joe Reagoso and Kevin Gray and pressed at RTI!
Friday Music proudly presents for the first time ever on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl, the 45th Anniversary Edition of Paul Revere & The Raiders Greatest Hits. Originally released on Columbia Records in 1967, The 11 song platinum album consisted of their biggest hit singles like the garage band classics Steppin' Out and Just Like Me, plus more smashes like Hungry, Good Thing and The Legend Of Paul Revere. This rockin' collection also offered some of their finest psychedelic tracks like Kicks and Ups and Downs.1. Louie, Louie
2. Louie, Go Home
3. Steppin' Out
4. Just Like Me
5. Melody For An Unknown Girl
8. The Great Airplane Strike
9. Good Thing
10. Ups And Downs
11. The Legend Of Paul Revere$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Greatest HitsThis album, first released in 1967 collects Patsy Cline's biggest hits. Producer Owen Bradley surrounds Cline's
full-throated, emotionally charged vocals with lush, sophisticated arrangements that set the standard for Nashville's
countrypolitan sound. On standard weight vinyl.1. Walking After Midnight
2. Sweat Dreams
4. I Fall To Pieces
5. So Wrong
7. Back In My Baby's Arms
8. She's Got You
9. Faded Love
10. Why Can't He Be You
11. You're Stronger Than Me
12. Leavin' On Your Mind$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Ultimate HitsOne of history's most important rock bands return with a brand new collection of Steve Miller Band's Ultimate Hits. The album features seminal tracks including 'Abracadabra', 'The Joker' & 'Take The Money And Run'. This 2LP gatefold version also features 1 previously unreleased studio track ('Seasons') and two previously unreleased live tracks ('Living In The USA' & 'Space Cowboy'). In 2016 Steve Miller was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame as a solo artist.1. Harmony Of The Spheres 2
2. Steve Miller At Age Five Talking To His Godfather Les Paul
3. Take The Money And Run
4. Rock'n Me
5. The Stake
7. Jet Airliner
8. The Joker
10. Jungle Love
12. Dance, Dance, Dance
13. Serenade From The Stars
14. Space Intro
15. Fly Like An Eagle
16. Wild Mountain Honey
17. Living In The USA (Live - Previously Unreleased)
18. Space Cowboy (Live - Previously Unreleased)
19. Seasons (Previously Unreleased)
20. I Want To Make The World Turn Around
21. Winter Time
22. The Window$34.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Greatest HitsUncle Luke and company have made a career out of Miami bass/electro that's as raw, funky, and unforgivingly sexually explicit as humanly possible. This collection takes the highlights from four of their earliest and most controversial records and puts them together for a very convenient and near-accurate survey of their classic and most recognizable hits. Completists will note the glaring absence of such 2 Live staples as Do Wah Diddy, One and One, and Banned in the USA, but this shouldn't deter anyone other than the cult followers. This is still by far the most comprehensive collection of their work on the market and is the ideal place to start filling freaky needs.
- Rob Theakston (AllMusic.com)LP 1
1. We Want Some Pussy
2. Throw The 'D'
3. Check It Out Ya'll
4. Move Somethin'
6. Me So Horny
7. C'mon Babe
8. If You Believe In Having Sex
1. Pop That Pussy
2. Some Hot Head
3. The Pussy Caper
4. The 2 Live Crew Mega Mix
5. Boyz With Da Bass
6. The Splak Shop
7. We Like To Chill$17.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Greatest HitsColored Vinyl
The very best tracks from everyone's favorite Imbeciles, those legends of hardcore thrash metal, D.R.I. issue on special limited edition colored vinyl!1. Who Am I?
2. Commuter Man
3. The Explorer
4. Argument Then War
5. Mad Man
6. Couch Slouch
7. Nursing Home Blues
8. I Don't Need Society
9. A Coffin
12. Five Year Plan
13. No Religion
14. Violent Pacification
15. Redline$22.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Greatest HitsCompletely remastered, this all new vinyl collection features some of the greatest songs The Zombies ever recorded, including 'She's Not There,' 'Tell Her No,' 'Leave Me Be,' 'I Love You,' and 'Time of The Season.' Most of the tracks are the original mono US and UK single versions. The Zombies will be on tour this spring to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the recording of their acclaimed album Odessey and Oracle.1. She's Not There (Mono)
2. You Make Me Feel Good (Mono)
3. Tell Her No (Mono)
4. Leave Me Be (Mono)
5. She's Coming Home (Mono)
6. I Want You Back Again (Mono)
7. Whenever You're Ready (Mono)
8. I Love You (Mono)
9. Just Out Of Reach (Mono)
10. Is This The Dream (Mono)
11. Indication (Uk Single Version)
12. The Way I Feel Inside (Mono)
13. This Will Be Our Year
14. Time Of The Season
15. Imagine The Swan (Mono Single Mix)
16. If It Don't Work Out (Mono Single Mix)$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Greatest HitsShelton Hank Williams, better known as Hank III, is an outlaw, a battler of convention. He comes by it naturally: The third generation of Hanks, and the third generation to tilt nobly at country traditions and white-collar establishment sensibilities. After all, this 39-year-old semi-reformed punk-metal drummer is the son of Hank Jr., a blue-collar hero who has difficulty ducking controversy even on something as Richard Nixon and apple pie American as Monday Night Football.1. Straight To Hell/Satan Is Real- Medley
2. Country Heroes
3. Crazed Country Rebel
4. Mississippi Mud
5. Pills I Took
6. Cocaine Blues
7. 3 Shades Of Black
8. Low Down
9. D Ray White
10. My Drinkin' Problem
11. Six Pack Of Beer
12. Thrown Out Of The Bar
13. I Don't Know - By Hank Williams Jr.
14. Cecil Brown
15. Smoke & Wine$21.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Leonard Cohen: Greatest HitsGreatest hits compilation album.1. Suzanne
2. Sisters of Mercy
3. So Long, Marianne
4. Bird on the Wire
5. Lady Midnight
6. The Partisan
7. Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
8. Famous Blue Raincoat
9. Last Year's Man
10. Chelsea Hotel #2
11. Who By Fire
12. Take This Longing$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now