Julien’s Auctions’ PROPERTY FROM THE LIFE AND CAREER OF PRINCE at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York sold Prince’s custom made played yellow Cloud guitar for an astounding $225,000 — well over its original $60,000-$80,000 estimate.
Much to the excitement of Greg Lake and ELP fans worldwide, Annie Barbazza & Max Repetti are releasing MOONCHILD – A deep journey into the music and poetry of Greg Lake. To be issued as Limited edition 1000 papersleeve CD (MAN002) and 500 gatefold coloured audiophile vinyl (MANLP002) on Manticore Records on May 18, 2018, this album marks Greg Lake’s final production before his passing on December 7, 2016.
The July 2018 issue is dedicated to Americana music —and what better guitarist to represent Americana music than Eric Clapton in the 1970s. Win a large photo print of Clapton, signed by the photographer.
The John Brennan Collection (music autographs) is now available for auction at Boston-based RR Auction. Bidding on the 500 lots began May 10 and will conclude Thursday, May 17
Frank Zappa classic ‘Burnt Weeny Sandwich’ to be released on 180-Gram audiophile vinyl pressing on June 22 via Zappa Records/UMe.
New studio album (released June 8) pairs The Beach Boys’ original vocal harmonies with new arrangements recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios.
The June issue discusses the reunion of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia. Three members of the current Utopia are interviewed, including Rundgren himself. Issue on newsstands until June 4.
Win a copy of “Playing Chess” on vinyl, featuring 11 covers from the classic Chess label, and read an interview with singer Elise LeGrow.
Check out upcoming records shows and events, including Cromwell (CT) Record Riot on May 6 and Brooklyn (NY) Flea Record Fair on May 19.
Buffalo Springfield released three studio albums on ATCO during an intense, two-year creative burst in the late ’60s. Those albums have been newly remastered from the original analog tapes under the auspices of Neil Young for the new box set: WHAT’S THAT SOUND? THE COMPLETE ALBUMS COLLECTION.