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Roll With ItWinwood outdid his earlier 80s success with his biggest album ever, this #1 smash from 88. He fused melodic pop rock with soulful R&B, scoring the hits Don't You Know What the Night Can Do?; Holding On; Hearts on Fire, and the #1-hit title tune. Reissued on vinyl.1. Roll With It
2. Holding On
3. The Morning Side
4. Put On Your Dancing Shoes
5. Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
6. Hearts On Fire
7. One More Morning
8. Shining Song$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Talking Back To The NightTalking Back to the Night is Steve Winwood's third solo album, released less than two years after the top-3 hit Arc of a Diver. Valerie was a minor hit in 1982, but when it was re-recorded and re-released in 1987 for Chronicles, the newer version became a top-10 hit. In addition, the album tracks Help Me Angel and Talking Back to the Night were also re-recorded for Chronicles. The latter was then released for the first time as a single.1. Valerie
2. Big Girls Walk Away
3. And I Go
4. While There's A Candle Burning
5. Still In The Game
6. It Was Happiness
7. Help Me Angel
8. Talking Back To The Night
9. There's A River$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Winwood Greatest Hits LiveWinwood: Greatest Hits Live' is a new 4-LP collection sourced from Steve's personal archives of live performances. With a 23-song tracklist handpicked by Steve, featuring his best-loved songs, 'Greatest Hits Live' offers fans a definitive musical portrait of his five-decade career. The expanded 4-LP gatefold package features rare, previously unreleased material touching on all aspects of Winwood's extensive catalog, including contemporary arrangements of the music he created with the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and on his classic solo recordings. The collection channels R&B, Jazz, Funk, Folk, Classic Rock, Pop, and Afro-Caribbean & Brazilian rhythms, highlighting Winwood's unique ability to fuse multiple genres into a singular, cohesive musical expression. The record not only demonstrates Steve's mastery of the Hammond B3 Organ but also showcases his remarkable guitar skills.LP 1
1. I'm A Man
2. Them Change
4. Can't Find My Way Home
5. Had To Cry Today
6. Back In The High Life
1. Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
2. Empty Pages
3. Higher Love
4. Dear Mr. Fantasy
5. Gimme Some Lovin
2. Pearly Queen
3. Why Can't We Live Together
4. 40,000 Headmen
5. Walking In The Wind
1. Medicated Goo
2. John Barleycorn
3. While You See A Chance
4. Arc of a Diver
5. Freedom Overspill
6. Roll With It$39.99Vinyl LP - 4 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Back In The High LifeIn a career full of triumphs, this 1986 album might have been the pinnacle for Winwood; it sold three million copies and gave him his first #1, the Grammy-winning Higher Love. It joins the infectious title tune; the hit Freedom Overspill; Split Decision, and more pop gems with guests Joe Walsh, James Taylor and others.1. Higher Love
2. Take It as It Comes
3. Freedom Overspill
4. Back in the High Life Again
5. The Finer Things
6. Wake Me Up on Judgment Day
7. Split Decision
8. My Love's Leavin'$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Arc Of A DiverSteve Winwood's voice has always granted him the advantage of instant recognition; add to this a musicianship that has been employed in dozens of sessions over the past four decades, and the result is a prodigious talent that runs like a vein of gold through rock music. Arc of a Diver, released at the end of 1980 after a long period of self-imposed retreat, is a triumphant resurgence for the musical genius. With the help of Viv Stanshall and Will Jennings, Winwood's faith in music was again restored and in just a few short years he would be among the top-selling vocalists in the world.1. While You See A Chance
2. Arc Of A Diver
3. Second-Hand Woman
5. Spanish Dancer
7. Dust$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Heaven Is In Your MindTraffic was one of the most original and influential British groups of the 1960s, gathering a diverse set of individual talents in vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Steve Winwood, singer/guitarist Dave Mason, drummer Jim Capaldi and reeds player Chris Wood. The foursomes expansive talents and formidable creative chemistry allowed the musicians to integrate an array of folk, jazz, pop and R&B elements, infusing their eclectic stylistic mix with a playfully psychedelic spirit that perfectly captured the experimental sensibility of the times.
Traffics historic 1967 debut LP (produced by noted studio vet Jimmy Miller) was released in the U.K. as Mr. Fantasy, but initially reached U.S. shores in altered form as Heaven Is in Your Mind/Mr. Fantasy. The American edition featured an altered track listing and new cover art with Winwood, Capaldi and Wood but not Mason, who had quit the band prior to the albums release.
The U.S. LP added the British singles Paper Sun, Hole in My Shoe and Smiling Phases to the albums running order, along with a short snippet of the U.K. single Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush as a recurring motif between tracks. The American edition also tacked on the short closing track Were a Fade, You Missed This, which is actually the fadeout of an alternate version of Paper Sun. The American LPs title was quickly amended to Mr. Fantasy, and it was under that name that most stateside fans came to know the album, with the original U.S. edition becoming something of a rarity.
In any form, and under any title, Heaven Is in Your Mind/Mr. Fantasy ranks as one of the most audacious and inventive rock albums of its time. Such catchy tunes as Paper Sun, Hole in My Shoe and Heaven Is in Your Mind combine stylistic adventurousness with effortless melodic appeal, while more introspective numbers like Dear Mr. Fantasy and Coloured Rain capture early stirrings of prog-rock and jazz-fusion.
Sundazeds new vinyl edition of this seminal vintage disc completely restores the albums rare original U.S. cover art. The LP also features the albums incredibly rare mono mix, which differs substantially from the albums more familiar stereo mix. Pressed on pristine high-definition vinyl, Heaven Is in Your Mind/Mr. Fantasy now looks and sounds better than ever.1. Paper Sun
3. Coloured Rain
4. Hole in My Shoe
5. No Face, No Name and No Number
6. Heaven Is in Your Mind
7. House for Everyone
8. Berkshire Poppies
9. Giving to You
10. Smiling Phases
11. Dear Mr. Fantasy
12. We're a Fade, You Missed This$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory (Awaiting Repress)40TH ANNIVERSARY OF TRAFFIC'S SHOOT OUT AT THE FANTASY FACTORY!!!
Mastered impeccably from the original Island Records tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios with Kevin Gray.
Traffic were one of the premier architects of the acid rock movement in the sixties and blossomed further into one of the most important super groups of the seventies. Their recordings are the soundtrack to a generation of music enthusiasts
that continues to this day and will forever stand the test of time.
In 1973, the legendary founding members Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and percussionist Rebop Kwaku
Baah went back to the recording studio after releasing their 1971 smash The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys (FRM-9180)
and continued their winning streak with their groundbreaking prog masterpiece Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory.
Known for their superior progressive rock, jazz and pop influences, the multi-faceted music of Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory offers non-stop entertainment which truly illustrates the legendary talent of these English superstars. Whether
standout tracks from the pens of Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi like their rockin' opener Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory
or the prog-rock jam classics Roll Right Stones and (Sometimes I Feel So) Uninspired, or Chris Wood's stunning Tragic Magic,
the Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory album has surely earned its currency over the years as one of the more important
albums of their highly embraced musical catalog.
Filled with the piano driven melodies, hard rocking guitar and vocals of the legendary Steve Winwood, the explosive
sax breaks by the late Chris Wood and the power drumming and vocals of the late Jim Capaldi, the percussion beat from
the late Rebop Kwaku Baah, and help from Memphis session greats Roger Hawkins and David Hood, the Shoot Out at the
Fantasy Factory album will always be one of the most revered albums in their extraordinary career. No matter what track is
your favorite, it's all about Traffic, classic Traffic, and it just doesn't get much better than this.
It is now with much anticipation and honor to continue the Traffic/ Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series with
our fifth installment with their monumental rock classic Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory.
Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso from the original Island Records tapes at Friday Music Studios with Kevin Gray,
Traffic's Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory album is truly one of the most important audiophile vinyl releases of this year.
To make this an even more enjoyable 40th Anniversary limited edition happening, for a very short time, we are also
including the very rare die-cut cover to go along with this first time 180 Gram Audiophile release!
Look to the Friday Music label for more Traffic masterpieces on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl in the very near future.
Welcome back Traffic with their amazing top five masterpiece Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory on pristine 180 Gram
Audiophile Vinyl a true rock classic only from your friends at Friday Music.Side One
1. Shoot Out at the Fantasy
2. Roll Right Stones
1. Evening Blue
2. Tragic Magic
3. (Sometimes I Feel So)
Uninspired$26.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Blind FaithBlind Faith LP 180 Gram Vinyl. Original Banned Cover Art. Blind Faith is the self-titled album by the British supergroup Blind Faith, which consisted of Eric Clapton (The Yardbirds, Cream), Ginger Baker (Graham Bond Organisation, Cream), Steve Winwood (Spencer Davis Group, Traffic) and Ric Grech (Family).1. Had To Cry Today
2. Can't Find My Way Home
3. Well All Right
4. Presence Of The Lord
5. Sea Of Joy
6. Do What You Like$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
First LP Performed Entirely By Gov't Mule
Second LP Features Renditions By Guest Musicians
Few bands have a reputation for making music as consistently honest, organic and daring as Gov't Mule. Now the enduring group fronted by visionary
singer-guitarist Warren Haynes returns with their first album in four years - their Blue Note Records debut Shout!, a breath-taking, exploratory double disc set.
Shout!'s second disc shines a beam on a guest list of famed interpreters that includes Elvis Costello, Steve Winwood, Ben Harper, Dave Matthews, Dr.
John, Toots Hibbert, Grace Potter, Myles Kennedy and Jim James, who each delivered an alternate vocal performance of one of the first disc's new Gov't
Mule tunes.LP 1: Songs Performed By Gov't Mule
1. World Boss
2. No Reward
3. Whisper In Your Soul
5. Scared To Live
6. Stoop So Low
7. Forsaken Savior
8. Done Got Wise
9. When the World Gets Small
10. Funny Little Tragedy
11. Bring On the Music
LP 2: Songs Performed By Guest Musicians
1. World Boss (feat. Ben Harper)
2. No Reward (feat. Glenn Hughes)
3. Whisper In Your Soul (feat. Grace Potter)
4. Captured (feat. Jim James)
5. Scared to Live (feat. Toots Hibbert)
6. Stoop So Low (feat. Dr. John)
7. Forsaken Savior (feat. Dave Matthews)
8. Done Go t Wise (feat. Myles Kennedy)
9. When the World Gets Small (feat. Steve Winwood)
10. Funny Little Tragedy (feat. Elvis Costello)
11. Bring On the Music (feat. Ty Taylor)$24.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Joe Cocker signed to Island Records in 1981 and recorded the 12 single Sweet Little Woman b/w Look What You've Done, both of which appear on 1982's Sheffield Steel, his first full-length for the label. Featuring tropical instrumental backing from the the Compass Point All-Stars, led by legendary session musicians Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, the 10-song set put Cocker's famous interpretive skills back on the map with moving takes of material by Bob Dylan (Seven Days), Randy Newman (Marie), Steve Winwood (Talking Back to the Night), Jimmy Cliff (Many Rivers To Cross) and Jimmy Webb (Just Like Always).1. Look What You've Done
3. Sweet Little Woman
4. Seven Days
6. Ruby Lee
7. Many Rivers To Cross
8. So Good, So Right
9. Talking Back to the Night
10. Just Like Always$37.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
American Folk Blues Festival 1964 (Pure Pleasure)
German jazz publicist Joachim-Ernst Berendt first had the idea of bringing original African-American blues performers to Europe. Jazz had become very popular, and rock and roll was just gaining a foothold, and both genres drew influences directly back to the blues. Berendt thought that European audiences would flock to concert halls to see them in person.
Promoters Horst Lippmann and Fritz Rau brought this idea to reality. By contacting Willie Dixon, an influential blues composer and bassist from Chicago, they were given access to the blues culture of the southern United States. The first festival was held in 1962, and they continued almost annually until 1972, after an eight-year hiatus reviving the festival in 1980 until its final performance in 1985.
The concerts featured some of the leading blues artists of the 1960s, such as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker and Sonny Boy Williamson along with blues legends from an earlier period such as Sleepy John Estes, John Henry Barbee & Lightnin' Hopkins.
Attendees at Manchester in 1962, the first ever venue for the festival in Britain, included Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones and Jimmy Page. Subsequent attendees at the first London festivals are believed to have also included such influential musicians as Eric Burdon, Eric Clapton, and Steve Winwood. Collectively these were the primary movers in the blues explosion that would lead to the British Invasion.
- Sonny Boy Williamson (vocal, harpsichord)
- Hubert Sumlin (guitar)
- Willie Dixon (bass)
- Clifton James (drums)
- Sunnyland Slim (vocal, piano)
- Sam Lightnin' Hopkins, Howlin' Wolf (guitar, vocal)
- Hammie Nixon (harpsichord, jug)
Recording: October 1964 live at Musikhalle Hamburg, Germany, by Peter Kramper
Production: Siegfried E. Loch
About Pure Pleasure
At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.
During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.
A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.
We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.
We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.
To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.1. I'm Trying To Make London My Home
3. Everytime I Get To Drinkin'
4. Ain't It A Pity
5. Baby Please Don't Go
6. I'm A Tearing Little Daddy
7. Cotton Pickin' Blues
8. No Title Boogie
9. Slip In Mules
10. Dust My Broom$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
George HarrisonRemastered From The Original Analogue Master Tapes And Cut At Capitol Studios To Ensure Exceptional Audio Quality Throughout
Pressed On 180-Gram Vinyl
George Harrison's self-titled effort was released in February 1979, following a year away from music and the birth of his son, Dhani. The album included the hit single 'Blow Away' and 'Not Guilty', a song that Harrison originally recorded in 1968 for the Beatles' White Album. The album also features 'Here Comes the Moon', the lyrical successor to his 1969 composition 'Here Comes the Sun'. Harrison co-produced the record with Russ Titelman at his studio, FPSHOT, in Oxfordshire. Amongst others, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood would make guest appearances. Issued on Dark Horse Records.1. Love Comes To Everyone
2. Not Guilty
3. Here Comes The Moon
4. Soft-Hearted Hana
5. Blow Away
7. Dark Sweet Lady
8. Your Love Is Forever
9. Soft Touch
10. If You Believe$22.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Volume 1 (Colored Vinyl)
Limited Edition Purple Colored Vinyl
Unforgettable Musical Collaborations Like Tom Petty With Prince And Mick Jagger With Bruce Springsteen
Original Members Of Cream Take The Stage For The First Time In 25 Years For A Blistering "Sunshine Of Your Love
Includes performances from legends like Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Cream, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Metallica, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Ron Wood, Joe Perry, Tom Petty, Green Day, James Taylor, Al Green, Chuck Berry and more
Jam-filled performances of chart-busters like "Johnny B. Goode, "Ironman", "Blitzkrieg Bop, "Can't Get No Satisfaction, and a show-stopping performance of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps
For over a quarter century, rock and roll's biggest stars have gathered annually on one special evening for an exclusive party: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies. Honoring music's most influential figures with the most prestigious of awards, it's also an evening where both artists and fans celebrate rock and roll with once-in-a-lifetime performances. For the first time on vinyl, Time Life has pressed a selection of the most memorable moments in the history of the induction ceremony, previously only available in digital and physical formats. ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME LIVE: VOLUME 1 is a unique, collectible vinyl album featuring an unforgettable "set list" including the biggest names in rock 'n' roll.1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry With Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (1995)
2. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out - Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (1999)
3. A Change Is Gonna Come - Al Green (1995)
4. The Train Kept-A-Rollin' - Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Ron Wood, Joe Perry, Flea And Metallica (2009)
5. Iron Man - Metallica (2006)
6. Woodstock - James Taylor (1997)
7. Sunshine Of Your Love - Cream (1993)
8. Blitzkrieg Bop - Green Day (2002)
9. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen And The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Band (1988)
10. While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Dhani Harrison And Prince (2004)$25.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Refugees Of The HeartRefugees of the Heart is the sixth solo studio album by Steve Winwood, released in 1990. The album contained the hit single, One and Only Man, which topped the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and saw the return of former Traffic bandmate Jim Capaldi to Winwood's songwriting team.1. You'll Keep on Searching
2. Every Day (Oh Lord)
3. One and Only Man
4. I Will Be Here
5. Another Deal Goes Down
6. Running On
7. Come Out and Dance
8. In the Light of Day$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
DedicatedAn All Star Tribute To Doo Wop Legends The 5 Royales
As the original guitarist of Stax Records house band Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Steve Cropper has had a storied career. Voted one of Rolling Stone's '100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time', Cropper has worked with blues legends such as Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and the Blues Brothers Band.
His debut album on 429 Records is a tribute to R&B and doo wop act, The 5 Royales. The collection features reworked versions of the group's most enduring songs, and includes duets with Lucinda Williams, Steve Winwood, BB King, Bettye LeVette, John Popper, Sharon Jones, Brian May and others.1. 30 Second Lover (ft. Steve Winwood)
2. Don't Be Ashamed (ft. Bettye LaVette & Willie Jones)
3. Baby Don't Do It (ft. BB King & Shemekia Copeland)
4. Dedicated to the One I Love (ft. Lucinda Williams & Dan Penn)
5. My Sugar Sugar (ft. John Popper)
6. Right Around the Cornet (ft. Delbert McClinton)
7. Help Me Somebody (instrumental)
8. I Do (ft. Brian May)
9. Messin' Up (ft. Sharon Jones)
10. Say It (ft. Bettye LaVette)
11. Slummer the Slum (ft. Buddy Miller)
12. Someone Made You for Me (ft. Dan Penn)
13. Think (instrumental)
14. Come On & Save Me (ft. Dylan LeBlanc & Sharon Jones)
15. When I Get Like This (ft. Lucinda Williams$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
How To Become ClairvoyantIncludes limited time digital download card
Double LP From the Legendary Songwriter/Guitarist and Creative Force Behind 'The Band'!
Legendary songwriter/guitarist and creative force behind The Band, Robbie Robertson has wrapped his first solo project since the acclaimed 1998 Contact From the Underworld of Red Boy. Robertson is aided by Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood along with contributions from Robert Randolph, Tom Morello, Trent Reznor, Rocco DeLuca & Angela McCluskey.1. Straight Down the Line
2. When the Night Was Young
3. He Don't Live Here No More
4. The Right Mistake
5. This Is Where I Get Off
6. Fear of Falling
7. She's Not Mine
8. Madame X
10. Won't Be Back
11. How To Become Clairvoyant
12. Tango For Django$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Still ClimbingLeslie West is set to releases his album Still Climbing in 2013 via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group.
Originality, excitement, honesty and survival are all part of what makes a legend, and those qualities ripple through every song on the album. It's a testimonial to the strength and durability of West's artistry. Born October 22, 1945, as he approaches his 68th birthday, West has packed some of the most soulful and searing vocal performances of his half-century career into these 11 tracks. His guitar has never sounded more massive or riff-orientated.
What's different on Still Climbing is that I wanted my guitars to sound as big as I look. So I used four of my Dean Signature model guitars with my Mountain of Tone humbucking pickups. I plugged them into my Blackstar amps - no pedals - and turned them up loud and raw, and what you hear is exactly what I did in the studio. These Blackstar amps deliver everything I need without 'confidence' pedals. I played one of the early tracks we recorded for Slash, and he said, 'That is as heavy as it gets.'
Still Climbing is co-produced by West and Mike Metal Goldberg, who engineered all of the sessions. Songs like Dyin' Since The Day I Was Born, Hatfield or McCoy, and Busted, Disgusted or Dead establish a new litmus test for heavy.
The latter features West and Johnny Winter on duelling slide guitars. West also gave up smoking cigarettes and pot after a bout with bladder cancer, so it's no wonder many of Still Climbing's numbers explore the theme of survival and, ultimately, triumph. To that end, West avows, Not only am I lucky to be here, but because I stopped smoking my voice is now stronger than it's ever been - as strong as my guitar playing.
His inclusion of Feeling Good, a song by British actor-musician Anthony Newley that was made famous by Steve Winwood's group Traffic, is a testimonial to all of that. Its lyrics celebrate a new dawn for me as West and his long-time buddy Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) trade vocal lines.
West has always been an outstanding vocalist, earning comparisons to soul legends like Otis Redding since his 1969 debut Mountain, which gave his historic band its name. On Still Climbing West revisits the catalogue of another classic soul man, Percy Sledge, with the enduring When a Man Loves a Woman. He's joined by now 32 year-old soul man Jonny Lang, who he met 15 years ago when Lang was a rising guitar prodigy. West says they cut the tune side-by-side in the studio, their soaring guitars and voices twining to bring fresh blood and a blues-soaked arrangement to the song.
When a Man Loves a Woman, Never Let Me Go and Fade Into You explore a romantic theme. In 2009 West married his wife Jenni, who co-wrote many of Still Climbing's songs with the guitar giant.
Balls, guts, heart - more words that are part of West's legend and describe the roaring crescendos and deep emotional roots of Still Climbing - and West himself. You know, when it comes to talent, we don't all move at the same rate of speed, West muses. Some people start at the top of their game and after 10 or 20 years you wonder what the hell happened to them. I like to joke that the older I get the better I used to be, but after giving up drugs and smoking, my voice can hit notes that I never could reach before. I'm thankful for that.1. Dyin' Since The Day I Was Born (With special guest Mark Tremonti)
2. Busted, Disgusted or Dead (With special guest Johnny Winter)
3. Fade Into You
4. Not Over You At All
5. Tales Of Woe
6. Feeling Good (with special guest Dee Snider)
7. Hatfield or McCoy
8. When A Man Loves A Woman (With special guest Jonny Lang)
9. Long Red
10. Don't Ever Let Me Go (With special guest Dylan Rose)
11. Rev Jones Time (Somewhere Over The Rainbow)$15.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Electric Ladyland (Awaiting Repress)Ranked 54/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Cut from the Analog Masters by Legendary Engineer George Marino at Sterling Sound and Pressed on 180-gram Vinyl at RTI!
First-Ever Audiophile Edition of Hendrix's Pioneering Third Studio Album: The Wait Is Over!
The Hendrix Family is Committed to Bringing you the Best Sound Quality Possible: Do Not Miss This Pressing!
Set Joins Exquisitely Remastered Versions of Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, First Rays of the New Rising Sun, and the previously unreleased Valleys of Neptune!
The great manifesto of the psychedelic rock era, the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland is the culmination of resounding experimentation and several years of band chemistry, as well as Hendrix's continual development as a guitarist seemingly capable of anything and limited only by what he couldn't think of doing. As the trio's final studio recording together, it's also the band's most adventurous, and collaborative, as Steve Winwood, Al Kooper, Buddy Miles, Jack Casady, and Chris Wood all make guest apprarances. Featuring everything from sensitive wah-wah playing (Burning of the Midnight Lamp) to the all-time best version of Bob Dylan's All Along the Watchtower, with Hendrix infusing the song with requisite mystery and mayhem, to the magnetic riff passages of Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Electric Ladyland remains one of the most fully realized and referenced recordings in history. And until now, it's never received the sonic facelift it's not only needed, but deserved.
Mastered from the original analog tapes, cut by legendary engineer George Marino on upgraded equipment at Sterling Sound, and pressed on 180-gram virgin vinyl at RTI, this 2LP set is a sonic knockout on par with the very best audiophile recordings. This is also the first-ever audiophile edition of Electric Ladyland. We guarantee it will absolutely blow away whatever analog or digital version you've heard before. It's no wonder that this release spearheads Legacy Recordings' unprecented 2010 Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project of reissues and new releases from the greatest guitar player in history.
Ranked by Rolling Stone as the 54th greatest album ever made, Electric Ladyland epitomizes the passion, soulfulness, exoticism, and emotion that makes music such a part of our life. You will not want to live without.1. And The Gods Made Love
2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
3. Crosstown Traffic
4. Voodoo Chile
5. Little Miss Strange
6. Long Hot Summer Night
7. Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)
8. Gypsy Eyes
9. Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
11. 1983(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
12. Moon, Turn The Tidesgently gently gently
13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
14. House Burning Down
15. All Along The Watchtower
16. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
The Cry Of LoveRemastered By Bernie Grundman From The Original Analog Masters
Originally released in 1971, and last issued on CD in 1992, The Cry Of Love was compiled and mixed by Hendrix's longtime engineer Eddie Kramer and Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell. The bulk of these tracks were recorded between December 1969 and the summer of 1970 at Electric Lady Studios in New York, and were intended to be part of an ambitious double LP tentatively titled First Rays of the New Rising Sun. Commercially, The Cry Of Love was a huge success, reaching #3 in the U.S. and #2 in the UK, and spawned favorites such as ''Angel,'' ''Freedom,'' and ''Ezy Ryder.'' While Mitch Mitchell and bassist Billy Cox comprised the rhythm section on the lion's share of the tracks, Buddy Miles played drums on ''Ezy Ryder'' and Noel Redding played bass on ''My Friend'' (recorded in 1968, before his departure from the Jimi Hendrix Experience). The Cry Of Love also includes the participation of notable guest musicians including Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Buzzy Linhart among others.1. Freedom
3. Ezy Ryder
4. Night Bird Flying
5. My Friend
6. Straight Ahead
7. Astro Man
9. In From the Storm
10. Belly Button Window$19.99200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Old SockOld Sock marks the 21st solo studio album for the guitar legend, and is released on the Bushbranch Records label, a branch of Surfdog. This double LP also includes a download card.
On the heels of a sold-out Crossroads Guitar Festival and the announcement of a major world tour, Eric Clapton announced the release of his 21st studio album and his first album since 2010. The album, Old Sock produced by Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley and Simon Climie, features two original songs Every Little Thing and Gotta Get Over. Old Sock is released on Clapton s Bushbranch label, distributed through a collaboration with Surfdog Records in the USA and Canada.
The album is a collection of some of Clapton's favorite songs spanning from his childhood to present day that highlights his vast appreciation and knowledge of music. From Leadbelly to J.J. Cale; Peter Tosh to George Gershwin; Hank Snow to Gary Moore and Taj Mahal, this record is a celebration of so many who have inspired Clapton s rich musical life. Clapton has always had a remarkable ability to recognize great songs and a gift for knowing how to uniquely interpret them, as he does on Old Sock. The album explores romantic standards of the 30's, reggae, soul, rock, and includes a stand out playful collaboration with Paul McCartney, to create an experience that is quintessential Clapton.
Clapton assembled a band for the recordings consisting of longtime collaborators Steve Gadd (drums), Willie Weeks (bass) and Chris Stainton (keyboards) along with some surprise guest additions. JJ Cale joins the song Angel for backing vocals and guitar, Chaka Khan joins as backing vocalist for Get On Over, Steve Winwood on the Hammond B3 Organ on Still Got The Blues, Paul McCartney on bass/vocals on All of Me, Jim Keltner on drums for Our Love is Here To Stay.1. Further On Down The Road
3. Every Little Thing
4. The Folks Who Live On The Hill
5. Born To Lose
6. Till Your Well Runs Dry
7. All Of Me
8. Still Got The Blues
9. Good Night Irene
10. Gotta Get Over
11. Your One And Only Man
12.Our Love Is Here To Stay$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Blues Brothers Original SoundtrackImport
180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
Original 1980 Soundtrack
First Pressing Of 2000 Numbered Copies On Blue Vinyl
Comic actors John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd rightfully get credit for exposing many people to the music of Blues and R&B veterans. The soundtrack to their hugely successful musical comedy Blues Brothers was released on June 20, 1980 as the second album by the Blues Brothers Band, which also toured that year to promote the film.
The rollicking remake of the Spencer Davis Group's Gimme Some Lovin' was a Billboard Top 20 hit, featuring an arrangement notable for the horn section that replaces Steve Winwood's rumbling organ work. Ray Charles has a good time with Shake a Tail Feather, and he's helped out by Jake and Elwood Blues (Belushi and Aykroyd, respectively). The cover of Solomon Burke's Everybody Needs Somebody to Love is a lot of fun, thanks to the great overall rhythm and Elwood's lightning-fast stage rap, while James Brown and the Reverend James Cleveland Choir provide a blast of gospel music on Old Landmark. Aretha Franklin's Think is explosive, and Cab Calloway's Minnie the Moocher is slyly irresistible.
The first 2000 copies are numbered and pressed on blue vinyl!1. She Caught The Katy
2. Peter Gunn Theme
3. Gimme Some Lovin'
4. Shake Your Tailfeather
5. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
6.The Old Landmark
8. Theme From Rawhide
9. Minnie The Moocher
10. Sweet Home Chicago
11. Jailhouse Rock$35.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Inside OutInside Out is known to be John Martyn's most experimental album. It features fan favorites 'Fine Lines' & 'Make No Mistake' and includes Steve Winwood & Chris Wood of Traffic. Inside Out is being issued on 180g black vinyl.1. Fine Lines
2. Eibhli Ghail Chiuin Ni Chearbhail
3. Ain't No Saint
4. Outside In
5. The Glory Of Love
6. Look In
8. Make No Mistake
9. Ways To Cry
10. So Much In Love With You$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
One WorldOne World is a 1977 album by John Martyn. One of his more experimental works, it features atmospheric, reggae influenced rhythms and free-flowing, jazzy arrangements. Acclaimed for its collaborative spirit, the album includes contributions from Lee Perry on Big Muff, and Steve Winwood (keyboards). Contemporary reviews were positive, with the NME declaring the album mean, moody and magnificent.1. Dealer
2. One World
3. Smiling Stranger
4. Big Muff
5. Couldn't Love You More
6. Certain Surprise
8. Small Hours$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
What The World Needs NowPublic Image Ltd (PiL) release their 10th studio album on 4th September. The 11-track album follows the huge critical success of 2012's 'This is PiL', the band's first album in 17 years. Commenting on the new album, John Lydon says, "Buy now while stocks last."Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time, PiL's music and vision earned them 5 UK Top 20 singles and 5 UK Top 20 albums. With a shifting line-up and unique sound, John Lydon guided the band from their debut album 'First Issue' in 1978 through to 1992's 'That What Is Not'. After a 17 year hiatus, Lydon reactivated PiL in 2009.Last year the band returned to Steve Winwood's Wincraft studio in the Cotswolds to record this new album.1. Double Trouble
2. Know Now
3. Bettie Page
4. C'est La Vie
5. Spice of Choice
6. The One
7. Big Blue Sky
8. Whole Life Time
9. I'm Not Satisfied
11. Shoom$27.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now