From Cilla Black to Gerry and The Pacemakers to Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas, Epstein’s NEMS musical empire stretched far and wide through Merseyside.
The historic importance of these recordings is undisputed, as a single of The Beatles backing Tony Sheridan on “My Bonnie” and “The Saints” drew Brian Epstein’s notice.
There’s only one upgrade in this new edition, but if you’re an audiophile, it might be an important one for you.
The previous Pink Floyd Immersion editions were geared toward the audio geek. The Immersion edition of “The Wall” is more for the rarities geek.
God love Slash — he’s just an old classic rocker, and he’s never changed his spots. Sure, he got lucky with the overrated Guns N’ Roses, but he continues to rock ’cause he wants to.
With “News Of The World,” released in 1977, Queen left behind the fey foppery of the band’s earlier releases in favor of unabashed arena rock.
The Beach Boys’ newest studio album, “That’s Why God Made The Radio,” is more than good. It is, in a word, phenomenal.
And so is the band’s aptly-titled 20th studio album, which brings lead singer Michael Sadler back to the fold after only one record away.
Perhaps best known for his work with The Fab Four, legendary producer Sir George Martin made the most of his career — with a little help from his friends. But his impact on popular music stretches far beyond Abbey Road.
The insert tucked inside the landmark gatefold album was crafted by artists Sir Peter Blake and Jann Haworth.