THE ZOMBIES: Odessey & Oracle (50th Anniversary Edition CD)

they tell us …… This CD celebrates the 50th anniversary of Odessey and Oracle, recorded between June and August of 1967. Remastered from the best sources possible, the package includes 7 bonus tracks, (alternate versions and outtakes from the original recording sessions), never seen photos and new notes. Odessey and Oracle ranks #100 on Rolling […]

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Pandora’s Box 1966 – 1995 : A Miscellany Volume One (Limited Edition 3CD 1000 Only) by Grateful Dead

New series of 3CD limited edition sets, brimming with rarities and unreleased music from 1966 through 1995. Impromptu radio session jams, television performances, interviews and solo obscurities will all feature on these four hours, 3CD releases. What a long strange trip it’s been……. Highlights in volume one to include, Garcia & Grisman radio session at […]

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CHAMPION JACK DUPREE:Live At Rockpalast – Cologne 1980 (2CD+DVD)

We are told ….. In 1959, former boxing Champion Jack Duprée bid his farewell to the US and settled in Europe where he toured and recorded constantly. One of the highlights in Duprée’s career was his appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1971. His live shows were a mixture of barrelhouse blues and boogie, […]

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CLEAR LIGHT: Clear Light (CD)

  Clear Light’s eponymous 1967 album is one of the jewels of Elektra Records’ 1960s catalogue. A short-lived, much-loved Los Angeles aggregate, the band is best known for including sometime Doors bassist Doug Lubahn and future CSNY and Manassas drummer Dallas Taylor, but Clear Light’s blend of quirky songwriting and psychedelic arrangement has helped make […]

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American Utopia (CD) by David Byrne

We are told ….. David Byrne’s new solo record, American Utopia, will be released on Todomundo/Nonesuch Records and accompanied by a world tour that will bring a choreographed concert that Byrne has called “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense.” The album includes the track ‘Everybody’s […]

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A REALLY good listen via the BBC: The Piano Man

Piano technician Ulrich Gerhartz’s job is to prepare Steinway pianos for performances by the world’s leading pianists. Ulrich knows many of the great performers and how they like their instruments. It’s his role to maintain pianos at the highest level and, when looking after concerts, he’s on hand before, during and after the recital to […]

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JOHNNY CASH: The Complete Columbia Album Collection – Johnny Cash (63 Disc Box Set)

We are told: “When one thinks of Johnny Cash’s recordings, one thing is certain. The Columbia years loom larger than any other phase. A star when he arrived in 1958, when he departed, he was an American icon.” (from the liner notes written by Rich Kienzle) Representing the entirety of the musical performances released by […]

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Legends of Guitar:Broadcast Live (5CD Box) by Various Artists

Great value, limited 5CD Box featuring classic FM broadcasts from: Robert Cray Fabulous Thunderbirds Warren Haynes Stephen Stills Roy Buchanan. Stephen Stills Las Vegas 21st July 1995 (CD) Fascinating insight into a Stills live performance in the mid 90’s. Stunning versions of classics “Love The One You’re With”, “Long Time Gone”, “For What It’s Worth” […]

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Dr Feelgood – Adventures At The BBC – 1977 Onwards (CD2)

It should come as no surprise that the legendary Dr Feelgood have been frequent visitors to the BBC. Britain’s finest rocking rhythm and blues band recording for the world’s greatest broadcaster.This 2CD set comprises no fewer than 51 tracks spanning 30years, covering the Gypie Mayo-era through to the current line-up.This latest collection on the band’s […]

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Jeff Beck Live at B.B. Kings Blues Club: The Collector’s Edition (Vinyl LP)

We are told ….. “Whenever Jeff Beck performs in a concert setting, it’s always an event. This legendary guitarist can play for thousands one night in a stadium, the next day in a theater, or for this special occasion the intimate B.B. King Blues Club in New York City. This ultra rare recording reunites the […]

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Allman Brothers – Macon City Auditorium 1972 (2CD)

The story of the Allman Brothers Band is one of triumph, tragedy, redemption, dissolution and a new redemption. For the first half of the 1970s, this iconic band was the most influential rock group in America, redefining popular music and its boundaries. The group’s mix of blues, country, jazz and classical influences, along with their powerful extended on-stage […]

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JIMI HENDRIX: BBC Sessions (Deluxe Edition/2CD+DVD)

They tell us….. Features more than 30 original recordings remastered from the original BBC tape archives. Covers all of The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s British radio and television appearances and features recordings from Hendrix’s studio appearances in 1967 and 1969. This Gold-selling, double CD collection includes classic radio highlights like “Can You Please Crawl Out Your […]

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Quicksilver Messenger Service – Live At The Fillmore June 7, 1968 (2CD)

We are told: A Collector s edition 2CD digipak of Quicksilver Messenger Service performing live in front of the Fillmore audience…. Classic line-up featuring the twin guitar attack of Gary Duncan and John Cipollina tearing through the band s best songs including Pride Of Man, Acapulco Gold & Silver, and Light Your Windows plus blues […]

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ALEX CHILTON: Cubist Blues (CD) by Alex Chilton, Alan Vega, Ben Vaughn

The unlikely union of Suicide’s Alan Vega, Big Star’s Alex Chilton, and singer-songwriter Ben Vaughn happened in December 1994 in a fog of cigarette smoke at two barely-lit, all-night improv sessions at Dessau Studios in New York. What transpired was the group’s only release, a brilliant album called Cubist Blues. Some kind of alchemy happened. […]

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Blues on TV: First transmitted in 1985, this medley of the blues features Fred McDowell, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Lead Belly and Billie Holiday.

Huddie Ledbetter – better known as ‘Lead Belly’ – performs ‘Pick a Bale of Cotton’, and Billie Holiday accompanied by Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster and Roy Eldridge, performs her own composition ‘Fine and Mellow’ Please click HERE for details

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