Vinyl Vinyl Releases 1.3.2021

Published on January 3rd, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (Jan. 1-7 and Beyond)

New vinyl releases and reissues for this week and months ahead. (Check out Past LP Releases.)

JAN. 1 RELEASES

PLANET P PROJECT
“Planet P Project” (1983 album, featuring “Why Me?”; See here; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

SHOOTING STAR
“Anthology – 40 Years” (180-gram double LP; 20 songs; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

RICK WAKEMAN
“Return to the Centre of the Earth” (1999 album, a sequel to Wakeman’s 1974 concept album “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”; Super Deluxe Box Set, featuring 180-gram double vinyl, four CDs, one DVD, press pack, photo and posters; Gonzo Multimedia) » BUY NOW

JAN. 8 RELEASES

BECK
“Hyperspace (Deluxe Edition)” (2019 album; with two unreleased songs, “Dark Places [Soundscape]” and “I Am the Cosmos (42420),” plus new 2020 mixes of “Star,” “Hyperspace,” “See Through” and “Die Waiting”; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

DONALD BYRD
“Byrd In Flight” (1960 album; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

JIM CROCE
“Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits” (1974 compilation; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS
“On Tour with Eric Clapton” (1970 album; touring band included Jim Gordon, Carl Radle, Bobby Whitlock, Dave Mason and Rita Coolidge; Speakers Corner) » BUY NOW

BARRY GIBB
“Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook, Vol. 1” (reimagined Bee Gees songs with more than a dozen country and Americana stars, recorded at RCA Studio in Nashville; producer: Dave Cobb; guests: Dolly Parton, Olivia Newton-John, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, etc.; first single: “Words of a Fool”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Sea Glass-Colored Vinyl, with two extra songs; Capitol) » BUY NOW

KOOL & THE GANG
“Kool and the Gang” (1970 debut album; creamy-colored vinyl; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

SKID ROW
“Skid Row” (1989 debut album, featuring “Youth Gone Wild,” “18 and Life” and “I Remember You”; 180-gram translucent purple vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

TALKING HEADS
“Speaking in Tongues” (1983 album, featuring “Burning Down the House” and “This Must Be the Place [Naive Melody]”; pressed on sky blue vinyl; See here; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Gospel Truth: Complete Singles Collection” (34-song compilation issued by the Stax imprint The Gospel Truth Records between 1972 and 1974; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

SARAH VAUGHAN
“Sarah Vaughan” (1954 album, with trumpeter Clifford Brown; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

MORGAN WALLEN
“Dangerous: The Double Album” (30-track triple LP; producers: Joey Moi, Jacob Durrett, Charlie Handsome, Matt Dragstrem, Dave Cohen; See here; Target-Exclusive Clouded Vinyl, with two extra songs; Big Loud / Mercury) » BUY NOW

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JAN. 15 RELEASES

DaBABY
“BLAME IT ON BABY (DELUXE EDITION)” (2020 album; with 10 new tracks; Merch; South Coast Music Group / Interscope) » BUY NOW

MARVIN GAYE
“What’s Going On” (1971 album; Target-exclusive 50th anniversary translucent green vinyl, with poster; Merch; Motown / UMe) » BUY NOW

JEFFERSON STARSHIP
“Red Octopus” (1975 album, featuring “Miracles” and “Play on Love”; 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl, with gold-embossed die-cut cover; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

KANSAS
“Point of No Return” (1977 album, featuring “Dust in the Wind” and the title track; 180-gram flaming orange vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

WAYNE SHORTER
“Speak No Evil” (1964 album, featuring Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones; 180-gram all-analog, mastered from original tapes; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE HORACE SILVER QUARTET
“Song For My Father” (1965 album; 180-gram all-analog, mastered from original tapes; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

PETER TOSH
“Mama Africa” (1983 album, including his cover of “Johnny B. Goode”; 180-gram transparent green vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

TWISTED SISTER
“Come Out and Play” (1985 album, featuring their cover of “Leader of the Pack”; 180-gram translucent purple vinyl; with one bonus track; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

2PAC
“THUG – The Best of 2Pac Part 1” (2007 compilation; Target-exclusive opaque gold double vinyl) » BUY NOW, “LIFE – The Best of 2Pac Part 2” (2007 compilation; Target-exclusive opaque grey double vinyl; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

BILL WITHERS
“Bill Withers’ Greatest Hits” (1981 compilation; Columbia) » BUY NOW

JAN. 22 RELEASES

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY & JOHN COLTRANE QUINTET
“Cannonball Adderley & John Coltrane Quintet in Chicago” (1964 album; 180-gram colored vinyl, with bonus tracks; 20Cmw) » BUY NOW

MARC ALMOND
“The Stars We Are (Expanded Edition)” (1988 album, featuring “Tears Run Rings” and “Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart,” his hit duet with Gene Pitney; remastered, with 11 bonus tracks; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; SFE / Cherry Red) » BUY NOW

AMERICA
“Homecoming” (1972 album, featuring “Ventura Highway,” “Don’t Cross the River” and “Only In Your Heart”; 180-gram flaming gold vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

LOUIS ARMSTRONG & DUKE ELLINGTON
“The Great Summit” (1961 recordings; colored vinyl, with bonus tracks; 20Cmw) » BUY NOW

TONY BENNETT & COUNT BASIE
“Swingin’ Together” (1959 album; colored vinyl, with bonus tracks; 20Cmw) » BUY NOW

DAVID BYRON (of Uriah Heep)
“Take No Prisoners” (1975 debut solo album; 180-gram purple vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

MARIAH CAREY
“Charmbracelet” (2002 album, featuring “Through the Rain,” “Boy [I Need You]” and “Bringin’ On the Heartbreak”), » BUY NOW
“E=MC²” (2008 album, featuring “Touch My Body,” “Bye Bye” and “I’ll Be Lovin’ U Long Time”) » BUY NOW,
“Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel” (2009 album, featuring “Obsessed” and “I Want to Know What Love Is”) » BUY NOW
“Me. I Am Mariah … The Elusive Chanteuse” (2014 album, featuring “#Beautiful” and “The Art of Letting Go”; Merch; Island / Def Jam) » BUY NOW

SAM COOKE
“Sam Cooke At the Copa” (1964 album; remastered) » BUY NOW
“Ain’t That Good News” (1964 album; his final studio LP; remastered; Hear here) » BUY NOW
“Keep Movin’ On” (23-song compilation from 2001; two 180-gram vinyl LPs; remastered; Read here; Merch; ABKCO) » BUY NOW

MILES DAVIS
“In a Silent Way” (1969 album; 200-gram clear vinyl; Merch; Sony UK) » BUY NOW

BOB DYLAN
“John Wesley Harding” (1967 album; 200-gram clear vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Nashville Skyline” (1969 album, featuring “Lay Lady Lay” and “Girl From the North Country”; 200-gram clear vinyl; Amazon UK; Merch; Sony UK) » BUY NOW

BRIAN ENO
“Brian Eno – Film Music 1976-2020” (17-song collection; Astralwerks) » BUY NOW

BILL EVANS
“Waltz For Debby: The Village Vanguard Sessions” (1961 recordings; colored vinyl, with bonus tracks; 20Cmw) » BUY NOW

FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
“Welcome to the Pleasuredome” (1984 album, featuring “Relax,” “Two Tribes” and “The Power of Love”) » BUY NOW
“Liverpool” (1986 album, featuring “Rage Hard”) » BUY NOW
“Bang! … The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood” (1993 compilation; Merch; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

JACKIE GLEASON
“Champagne, Candlelight and Kisses” (1963 album; with one bonus track, “Where Are You?”; Wax Time) » BUY NOW

IRON MAIDEN
“Iron Maiden” (1980 debut album, featuring “Running Free” and “Sanctuary”; Merch; Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

ERIC JOHNSON
“Ah Via Musicom” (1990 album, featuring “Cliffs of Dover,” which won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance; 180-gram translucent gold vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE KINKS
“Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One (50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set)” (1970 album, featuring “Lola” and “Apeman”; remastered from original HD master tapes; contains two reproduced original 7″ singles and three CDs of singles [stereo and mono mixes], B-sides, alternate original mixes, new medleys with Ray and Dave Davies conversations, new Ray Davies remixes and original session outtakes, previously unreleased session and live tape audio, instrumental and acoustic versions, previously unreleased demos and BBC material, plus 60-page hardback book, etc.; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Merch; Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS
“Come and Get These Memories” (1963 album; Pan Am) » BUY NOW

ENNIO MORRICONE
“Morricone Segreto” (a collection of unreleased tracks, rarities and alternate takes; See here; Read here; Decca) » BUY NOW

BOB MOULD
“Distortion: 1996-2007” (eight-LP box set featuring six studio albums plus bonus tracks, B-sides and other rarities on 140-gram clear splatter vinyl; Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

LOU REED
“Coney Island Baby” (1975 album; 200-gram white vinyl; Merch; Sony UK) » BUY NOW

MONGO SANTAMARIA
“La Bamba” (1965 album, featuring his second version of “Watermelon Man”; with one bonus track; Wax Time) » BUY NOW

SANTANA
“Moonflower” (1977 album, featuring “She’s Not There”; double vinyl LP pressing; Merch; Sony UK) » BUY NOW

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
“Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits” (1972 compilation; 200-gram clear vinyl; Amazon UK; Sony UK) » BUY NOW

SLOWDIVE
“5” (1993 EP; 180-gram pink and purple marbled vinyl LP pressing; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

SPICE GIRLS
“Forever” (2000 album, featuring “Holler,” “Let Love Lead the Way” and “Goodbye”; See here; Merch; Virgin / UMe) » BUY NOW

HANK WILLIAMS
“Greatest Hits” (180-gram vinyl; Not Now Music) » BUY NOW

JAN. 29 RELEASES

BARENAKED LADIES
“Maroon (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “Pinch Me,” “Too Little Too Late” and “Falling for the First Time”; remastered, with rarities, B-sides and demos, including an alternative version of “Green Christmas”; See here; Merch; Rhino) » BUY NOW

BEACHWOOD SPARKS
“Beachwood Sparks: Beachwood Deluxe (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2000 album; remastered, with bonus live tracks; Curation) » BUY NOW

THE BESNARD LAKES
“The Besnard Lakes Are The Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings” (written, produced and composed by band members Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas; first single: “Raindrops”; See here; FatCat) » BUY NOW

BLACKPINK
“THE ALBUM” (2020 album; pink vinyl; Merch; YG Entertainment / Interscope) » BUY NOW

CLIFFORD BROWN & MAX ROACH
“Study in Brown” (1955 album; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

DR. HOOK
“Gold” (18-song collection; 140-gram black vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

DANNY ELFMAN
“Edward Scissorhands (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1990 album; 180-gram “Ice Sculpture Blue” colored vinyl, new artwork by Ruiz Burgos, deluxe packaging, old-style tip-on gatefold jackets with satin coating, an 11″x11″ art print insert, and remastered audio for vinyl from the original masters; Waxwork) » BUY NOW

THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS
“The Gilded Palace of Sin” (1969 album; pressed on baby blue vinyl; A&M / UMe) » BUY NOW

GOLDEN EARRING
“Switch” (1975 album; 180-gram transparent blue vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY
“Is This Desire?” (1998 album; remastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of longtime PJ Harvey producer Head; includes download card) » BUY NOW
“Is This Desire? – Demos” (includes download card; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

PEGGY LEE
“Black Coffee” (1956 album; remastered from analog tape transfers; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

LIVING COLOUR
“Stain” (1993 album; 180-gram translucent red vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

LUSH
“Ciao! Best of Lush” (18-song compilation from 2001, making its vinyl debut; double red vinyl, with download code; See here; Beggars Banquet) » BUY NOW

THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS
“If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears” (1966 album, featuring “California Dreamin’,” “Monday, Monday,” “Go Where You Wanna Go” and “Do You Wanna Dance”; Geffen / UMe) » BUY NOW

BOB MARLEY
“Songs of Freedom: The Island Years” (six-LP box set features 12-inch mixes, B-sides, Jamaican singles and alternates, plus a 20-page booklet; first time on vinyl outside Jamaica and on vinyl anywhere in nearly 30 years; Merch; Tuff Gong / Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

LEE MORGAN
“The Rajah” (recorded in 1966 but not released until 1984; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

NIGHT RANGER
“Midnight Madness” (1984 album, featuring “Sister Christian” and “When You Close Your Eyes”; light blue opaque vinyl; See here; Merch; LMLR) » BUY NOW

PLANET P PROJECT
“Pink World” (1984 album; See here; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

RUN-D.M.C.
“Raising Hell” (1986 album, featuring “Walk This Way,” “You Be Illin’,” “My Adidas” and “It’s Tricky”; double vinyl LP edition pressed at 45rpm, mastered from the original master tapes; See here; Merch; Mobile Fidelity) » BUY NOW

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN AND DOUBLE TROUBLE
“Couldn’t Stand the Weather” (1984 album; double vinyl LP edition pressed at 45rpm on MoFi supervinyl, mastered from the original master tapes; Merch; Mobile Fidelity) » BUY NOW

FEB. 5 RELEASES

GEORGE BENSON
“Breezin'” (1976 album, featuring “This Masquerade”; burnt-orange vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
“Time OutTakes” (previously unreleased takes from the original 1959 session master tapes; Brubeck Editions) » BUY NOW

THE CHI-LITES
“(For God’s Sake) Give More Power To The People” (1971 album, featuring “Have You Seen Her,” the title track and “We Are Neighbors”; ORG Music) » BUY NOW

MILES DAVIS
“Miles in Tokyo” (1964 live album; 180-gram black vinyl; Merch; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

EARTH, WIND & FIRE
“Spirit” (1976 album, featuring “Getaway” and “Saturday Nite”; 180-gram flaming orange colored vinyl; Merch; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

ENUFF Z’NUFF
“Peach Fuzz” (1996 album; peach-colored vinyl; Deadline Music) » BUY NOW

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS
“Fine Young Cannibals (Expanded Edition)” (1985 album, featuring “Johnny Come Home” and “Suspicious Minds”; remastered, with 29 bonus tracks, including B-sides, remixes, BBC sessions, etc.; red vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW
“The Raw & The Cooked (Expanded Edition)” (1989 album, featuring “She Drives Me Crazy,” “Good Thing” and “I’m Not the Man I Used to Be”; remastered, with 22 bonus tracks; Read here; white vinyl; Amazon UK; London) » BUY NOW

FLEET FOXES
“Shore” (accompanied by a 55-minute Super 16mm film, directed by Kersti Jan Werdal; Hear here; Read here; Download, released on Sept. 22, 2020; Merch; ANTI- / Epitaph) » BUY NOW

FOO FIGHTERS
“Medicine At Midnight” (producers: Greg Kurstin, Foo Fighters; Merch; RCA) » BUY NOW

GENE
“Olympian (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 debut album; 180-gram heavyweight vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

DONNY HATHAWAY
“A Donny Hathaway Collection” (15-song collection from 1990 makes its vinyl debut; double dark purple vinyl; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

THE JACKSON 5
“The Ultimate Collection” (1995 compilation, making its vinyl debut; two LPs; Merch; Motown / UMe) » BUY NOW

KILLING JOKE
“The Singles Collection 1979-2012” (four-LP box set; yellow, red, black and clear vinyl; Spinefarm) » BUY NOW

CHARLIE PARKER
“The Mercury & Clef 10-inch LP Collection” (box set includes five classic albums in their original, short-lived 10-inch format, remastered by Alex Abrash; Merch; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

LEE PERRY
“Africa’s Blood” (1972 album; 180-gram orange vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

NANCY SINATRA
“Nancy Sinatra: Start Walkin’ 1965-1976” (two-LP, 23-song compilation celebrating her 80th birthday; Boots Enterprises, Inc. / Light in the Attic) » BUY NOW

STATUS QUO
“Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo” (1968 debut album, featuring “Pictures of Matchstick Men”; 180-gram black vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

THE STONE ROSES
“The Remixes” (12 remixes by such producers as Utah Saints and Paul Oakenfold; Hear here; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

SUEDE
“see you in the next life …” (collection of demos, acoustic versions and other curios, pressed on 180-gram black vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

SUGARHILL GANG
“Rapper’s Delight: The Best of Sugarhill Gang” (1996 compilation; double 180-gram translucent golf audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

UNCLE TUPELO
“No Depression” (1990 album; 180-gram crystal clear vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Still Feel Gone” (1991 album; 180-gram crystal clear vinyl) » BUY NOW
“March 16-20, 1992” (1992 album; 180-gram crystal clear vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Hair (The Original Broadway Cast Recordings)” (1968 album; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Sleepless in Seattle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1993 album; “red valentine” vinyl edition; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

FEB. 12 RELEASES

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY
“Somethin’ Else” (1958 album, with Miles Davis, Hank Jones, Sam Jones and Art Blakey; 180-gram all-analog vinyl, mastered from the original tapes; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE BAND
“Stage Fright (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1970 album; remastered and remixed; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

FRANK BLACK
“The Cult of Ray” (1996 album; pressed on 140-gram blue vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Oddballs” (2000 compilation of remixed rarities and B-sides recorded between 1994 and 1997; 140-gram silver vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

BLACK SABBATH
“Vol. 4 (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1972 album; remastered five-LP box set, with 20 previously unreleased live and studio recordings; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

NEAL CASAL
“Fade Away Diamond Time” (1995 debut solo album; The Royal Potato Family) » BUY NOW

PHIL COLLINS
“Face Value [Picture Disc]” (1981 album, featuring “In the Air Tonight” and “I Missed Again”; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
“Pendulum” (1970 album, featuring “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” and “Hey Tonight”; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios) » BUY NOW
“Mardi Gras” (1972 album, featuring “Sweet Hitch-Hiker” and “Someday Never Comes”; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

DIO
“Evil or Divine: Live in New York City” (2005 album; remastered, with bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) » BUY NOW
“Holy Diver Live” (2008 album; remastered; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

HEART
“Heart” (1985 album, featuring “These Dreams,” “Never,” “What About Love” and “Nothin’ At All”; Valentine’s Day Edition 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JOE HENDERSON
“Page One” (1963 debut album, with Kenny Dorham, McCoy Tyner, Butch Warren and Pete La Roca; 180-gram all-analog vinyl, mastered from the original tapes; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

CAROLE KING
“Tapestry” (1971 album, featuring “It’s Too Late,” “So Far Away,” “I Feel the Earth Move” and “Smackwater Jack”; celebrating its 50th anniversary, the LP was released on Feb. 10, 1971; Walmart-Exclusive Gold Vinyl; Amazon UK; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

CURTIS MAYFIELD
“Roots” (1971 album, featuring “Get Dow,” “We Got to Have Peace” and “Beautiful Brother of Mine”; orange vinyl) » BUY NOW, “There’s No Place Like America Today” (1975 album; blue-colored vinyl; Rhino) » BUY NOW

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
“Life On The Murder Scene” (2006 live album; Merch; Reprise) » BUY NOW

RASPBERRIES
“Greatest Hits” (180-gram translucent raspberry vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

SAM & DAVE
“The Best of Sam & Dave” (1969 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

FRANZ WAXMAN
“The Bride of Frankenstein (The 1935 Original Soundtrack Recording)” (sourced from the original master acetates housed in the composer’s archives at Syracuse University and original masters from Universal Pictures, the album has been restored and remastered and released on vinyl for the first time; black and white swirl vinyl; Waxwork) » BUY NOW

WARREN ZEVON
“Stand in the Fire – Recorded Live at The Roxy (Deluxe Edition)” (1980 live album; with six bonus tracks; Rhino) » BUY NOW

FEB. 19 RELEASES

BON JOVI
“2020” (2020 album; double gold vinyl; Merch; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

LEONARD COHEN
“Live in Session ’68” (BBC recordings at London’s Paris Theatre in Lower Regent Street; Merch; Rox Vox) » BUY NOW

FOCUS
“Moving Waves” (1971 album, featuring “Hocus Pocus”; released in the U.S. in 1973; 180-gram purple vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

ARETHA FRANKLIN
“Young, Gifted and Black” (1972 album, featuring “Rock Steady,” “Day Dreaming,” “Border Song [Holy Moses],” “Young, Gifted and Black” and “All the King’s Horses”; burnt orange-colored vinyl; Merch; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

DONNY HATHAWAY
“The Best of Donny Hathaway” (1978 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

DICK HYMAN
“The Age of Electronicus” (1969 album; Hear here; Pleasure for Music) » BUY NOW

JACK’S MANNEQUIN
“Everything in Transit” (2005 album; 180-gram black vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

WILSON PICKETT
“The Best of Wilson Pickett” (1967 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MAGGIE ROGERS
“Notes From The Archive: Recordings 2011-2016” (16-track collection; marigold vinyl; CD, released on Dec. 18; Debay Sound) » BUY NOW

SHEILA E.
“The Glamorous Life” (1984 album, featuring Prince-penned title track and “The Belle of St. Mark”; teal vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

CAT STEVENS
“Greatest Hits” (1975 compilation; Target-exclusive opaque red vinyl; A&M / UMe) » BUY NOW

FEB. 26 RELEASES

THE BLACK CROWES
“Shake Your Money Maker [Super Deluxe Edition]” (1990 album, featuring “Hard to Handle,” “Jealous Again” and “Twice as Hard”; four-LP box set includes the remastered original album, three unreleased studio recordings, two unreleased demos, B-sides, a 14-song concert in Atlanta in December 1990, 20-page book, etc.; Hear here; Standard Vinyl; Merch; American Recordings / UMe) » BUY NOW

RAY CHARLES
“The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years” (1994 compilation; double blue vinyl; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

ALICE COOPER
“Detroit Stories” (features all the surviving members of the original Alice Cooper band; producer: Bob Ezrin; Read here; Merch; earMUSIC) » BUY NOW

THE JAM
“This Is the Modern World” (1977 album, featuring “The Modern World”; Vinyl Lovers) » BUY NOW

CHAKA KHAN
“Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan” (1996 compilation; burgundy vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

WILLIE NELSON
“That’s Life” (his second album of Frank Sinatra covers, recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood; producers: Buddy Cannon, Matt Rollings; first single: “Cottage for Sale”; Legacy Recordings) » BUY NOW

SPARKS
“Pulling Rabbits Out of a Hat” (1984 album; 180-gram yellow-colored vinyl LP pressing, remastered at Abbey Road Studios; Repertoire) » BUY NOW

SPINNERS
“The Best of Spinners” (1978 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

WORLD PARTY
“Private Revolution” (1987 album, featuring “Ship of Fools”; Seaview) » BUY NOW

MARCH 5 RELEASES

ENUFF Z’NUFF
“Enuff Z’Nuff” (1989 album, featuring “Fly High Michelle” and “New Thing”; 180-gram translucent green audiophile vinyl; remastered; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

WINGER
“Winger” (1988 album, featuring “Headed for a Heartache,” “Seventeen” and “Madalaine”; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; remastered, with one bonus track, “Higher and Higher”; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MARCH 12 RELEASES

MARTY ROBBINS
“Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs” (1959 album, featuring “El Paso” and “Big Iron”; 180-gram color vinyl with bonus 7-inch; Glamourama) » BUY NOW

TODD RUNDGREN
“Nearly Human” (1989 album, featuring “The Want of a Nail,” with Bobby Womack; 180-gram translucent orange vinyl; translucent yellow vinyl; Hear here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CARLY SIMON
“The Best of Carly Simon” (1975 album; 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MARCH 19 RELEASES

THE MONKEES
“The Monkees (Deluxe Edition)” (1966 debut album, featuring “Last Train to Clarksville,” “[Theme From] The Monkees” and “I Wanna Be Free”; mastered for vinyl by Kevin Grey and Andrew Sandoval; lacquers cut from the original analog stereo tapes for the first time since 1966; contains two previously unissued songs and two new mixes; Read here; Merch; Rhino) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Prom (Music From the Netflix film)” (musical comedy starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, etc.; See here; CD, released Dec. 18; Download, released Dec. 4; Sony Masterworks) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The 70s Glam-Pop Album” (34 hits on two LPs, featuring Elton John, Queen, T. Rex, Sweet, Suzi Quatro, 10cc, Pilot, Roxy Music, Sparks, etc.; Track list; Amazon UK; Spectrum / Universal UK) » BUY NOW

NEIL YOUNG
“After the Gold Rush (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1970 album, featuring “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” and “Southern Man”; deluxe vinyl box set; remastered, with two versions of album outtake “Wonderin'”; CD and Download released on Dec. 11; Merch; Reprise) » BUY NOW

MARCH 26 RELEASES

GANG OF FOUR
“Gang of Four 77-81” (six-LP box set includes “Entertainment!” and “Solid Gold,” as well as early singles, demos, a previously unreleased live show and a 100-page hardbound book; Matador) » BUY NOW

RAINBOW
“Monsters of Rock: Live at Donington 1980” (earMUSIC) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute To Cole Porter” (1990 compilation; double vinyl; Red Hot Organization) » BUY NOW

APRIL 2 RELEASES

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Best of Bond … James Bond” (triple-vinyl collection; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

HANS ZIMMER
“No Time To Die (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (the 25th James Bond film has been rescheduled to open on April 2; Target-Exclusive Picture Disc; Merch; Decca) » BUY NOW

MAY 7 RELEASES

FRANK ZAPPA
“Zappa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (21-song collection from documentary directed by “Bill & Ted” actor Alex Winter; double 180-gram crystal clear vinyl; See here; Read here; CD, released on Feb. 19; Download, released on Nov. 27; Merch; Frank Zappa Catalog / UMe) » BUY NOW




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