NEWS: Dylan announces massive Bootleg Series release of the ‘gospel years’
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NEWS: Dylan announces massive Bootleg Series release of the ‘gospel years’

This has always been one of the more fascinating periods of Dylan’s career, when he started exploring gospel music and religious-leaning song subject matter.  Due from Columbia and Legacy on November 3rd, Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 focuses on Dylan’s so-called “gospel years”. The Deluxe Edition features nine discs – 8 … Continue reading

REISSUE NEWS: Blaze Foley – Duct Tape Messiah
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REISSUE NEWS: Blaze Foley – Duct Tape Messiah

This Record Store Day eliterecords releases Duct Tape Messiah by exceptional Texan Folk artist Blaze Foley for the first time ever on vinyl. The soundtrack to the 2011 documentary film about the turbulent life of Townes Van Zandts companion and close friend literally spans Blaze’s whole musical life. It includes rare archival tracks never released … Continue reading

REISSUE NEWS: Heartworn Highways 40th Anniversary Box Set
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REISSUE NEWS: Heartworn Highways 40th Anniversary Box Set

On RSD 2015 (April 16th) the wonderful Light In The Attic Records will release the Heartburn Highways: 40th Anniversary Edition Box Set. Limited to 1,000 copies worldwide Proudly Made in the USA Hand crafted custom wood box by Boles Studio, Bronx, NY LP-sized 80 page book with exhaustive 20,000 word essay by Sam Sweet interviewing artists, documentary creators and … Continue reading

REISSUE: Raven reissues set of four John Prine albums
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REISSUE: Raven reissues set of four John Prine albums

Australian reissue label Raven Records knows the good stuff with back catalog reissues of artists such as The Byrds, Guy Clark, Chet Atkins, David Allan Coe and Jerry Jeff Walker. Now they’ve collected four of John Prine’s finest albums, recorded for Atlantic Records in the early 1970’s. Raven press release: In combining four brilliant albums … Continue reading

REISSUE: Songs: Ohia ~ Didn’t It Rain (deluxe reissue)
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REISSUE: Songs: Ohia ~ Didn’t It Rain (deluxe reissue)

Secretly Canadian have announced they are reissuing Jason Molina’s brilliant Songs: Ohia album Didn’t It Rain on 2CD and 2LP on November 11th. The release includes a second set of home recorded demos for the album. About the album Secretly Canadian have written: Didn’t It Rain is Jason Molina‘s first perfect record. Recorded live in a single room, … Continue reading

NEWS: Bob Dylan & The Band ‘Basement Tapes’ box set due in November
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NEWS: Bob Dylan & The Band ‘Basement Tapes’ box set due in November

In November Dylan fans will be licking their lips waiting to get their hands and ears on the next edition of the The Bootleg Series (11). The Basement Tapes Complete one features 138 tracks from the sessions Dylan recorded with The Band at Big Pink in 1967 and is compiled from the original, recently rediscovered tapes. … Continue reading