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BLACK FRIDAY: Box Sets, Reissues & Record Store Day Goodies

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Friday will feature the release of a couple of big box sets and a slew of reissues for Record Store Day's Black Friday.

Here are the regularly scheduled releases:

David Bowie's A Divine Symmetry is a box set that covers the period around Hunky Dory.

The Cure's Wish: 30th Anniversary Edition is a three-CD set with the original album and two discs of bonus material.

Elvis Costello and the Imposters' digital only The Boy Named If (Alive at Memphis Magnetic) includes covers of songs by The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney

Tom Petty and the HeartbreakersLive at the Fillmore, 1997 covers the group's 20-night run at the famed San Francisco venue and is in available in various packages.

And here are some of the highlights of the over 170 RSD releases. The complete list is at

America Live at Goodbye Summer Festival - LP/CD. This previously unreleased concert was recorded in 1971, just before they signed a record deal.

Black Label Society - Skullage - 2 LP. This is a reissue of their long out-of-print best-of collection.

David Bowie - The Next Day Extra EP - 12". The 2013 EP of unreleased tracks and remixes gets its first vinyl pressing.

Eric Burdon & War - The Complete Vinyl Collection - 4 LP. The three albums these two acts made in the early 1970s get their first ever reissue. 

Dave Davies - Fractured Mindz - 2 LP. This is a reissue of his 2007 post-stroke album.

The Doors - Paris Blues - LP. This blues theme compilation contains the title track, which is the last known unreleased studio song from the band.

Duran Duran - Live at Hammersmith '82 - 2 LP. This was first released on CD/DVD in 2009.

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever - 2 LP. This edition comes with a different cover and a lithograph print.

Fleetwood Mac - The Alternate Collection - CD or LP box set. This complies all the alternate albums released on previous Record Store Days.

Jerry Garcia Band Pure Jerry: Coliseum, Hampton, VA, November 9, 1991 - 5 LP. This is the first vinyl release of this concert.

The Grateful Dead Wembley Empire Pool, London, England 4/7/1972 - 5 LP. This show from the famed Europe 72 tour has never been released on vinyl.

Jefferson Airplane - Live at the Monterey International Pop Festival - LP. This set from the 1967 festival was previously available only in a 1992 box set. 

Janis Joplin & Jorma Kaukonen - The Legendary Typewriter Tape: 6/25/64 - LP. This was recorded before Joplin joined Big Brother and the Holding Company

Motley Crue Girls Girls Girls Tour EP - 10". This four-track release originally came out in the U.K. in 1987.

Papa Roach - Ego Trip - LP and 7". The band's 2022 album gets reissued with previously unreleased bonus tracks on the seven-inch single. 

Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything - 4 LP box set. This 50th anniversary reissue includes new liner notes and comes packaged in two tape replica boxes.

Smash Mouth - Fush Yu Mang - LP. The group's debut album gets reissued on vinyl for the first time.

Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl (40th Anniversary) - 12". This includes five different versions of the 1981 number-one hit.

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band - Live at the Greek Theater 2019 - 2 LP. This documents the lineup with Gregg Rolie of SantanaSteve Lukather of TotoHamish Stuart of Average White Band and Colin Hay of Men at Work.

Ringo Starr Old WaveRingo the 4th - LPs. Two of Ringo's long out-of-print albums get reissued.

Brian Wilson - Brian Wilson Long Promised Road - LP. The soundtrack to the documentary gets its first vinyl release. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 03:10 AM

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