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Music release highlights for May 2016


Here are some music releases to consider for May 2016:


May 6

Bryan Adams, Interview 19 5 96, Screen Edge, CD.

Beach Boys, Live At The Fillmore East 1971, Iconography, CD.

Dave Brubeck, The 1963 Radio Recordings, Laser Media, CD.

The Byrds, Fun In Frisco, Zip City, CD.

crpenterMary Chapin Carpenter, The Things That We Are Made Of, Thirty Tigers, CD, V.

The Cars, Moving In Stereo: The Best of the Cars, Elektra Catalog Group, CD, 180g 2-LP V.

Cheap Trick, Bang, Zoom, Crazy. Hello, Big Machine, V.

Nat King Cole, Complete US & UK Hits 1942-62, Acrobat, 5-CD set.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The California Hungerton Benefit 1988, Leftfield Media, CD.

Miles Davis, Chicago Jazz Festival 1990, Go Faster Records, CD.

Hawkwind, The Machine Stops, Cherry Red, CD or LE 180g gatefold LP + 12 Inch EP V.

Journey, At The Summit, Left Field Media, Live 1980 Broadcast, CD.

Mark Knopfler, Interview With Robin Ross 19 4 93, Screen Edg, CD.

Cyndi Lauper, Detour, Rhino Records, CD, 180 Gram V.

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Live In 1967 Volume 2, Forty Below, CD.

Punky Meadows, Fallen Angel, Mainman Records, CD.

Pearl Jam, Self Pollution Radio 1995, Goldfish Records, CD.

Robert Pollard, Of Course You Are, Fire America, CD and LE V.

Ramones, Eaten Alive, Smokin’, CD.

Bon Scott, The 1974 Recordings, Import, LE single V.

Frank Sinatra And Count Basie, Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First, Reprise, RI V.

Frank Sinatra And Count Basie , Sinatra At The Sands, Reprise, RI, 2 LP V.

Bruce Springsteen, Acoustic Radio 1973, Good Ship Funke, CD.

Talking Heads, Saratoga Psycho, Good Ship Funke, Live 1983 Radio Broadcast, CD.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Boogie Chillin’, Zip City, 1978 Broadcast, CD.

Virginmarys, Divides, Wind-up Records, CD, V.

Weather Report, Rockpalast, Offenbach 1978, Made In Germany Music, 3-CD.

The Who, Volume 4 – The Polydor Singles 1975-2015, Universal Music, 15 7-inch singles on heavyweight vinyl, box set w/ 7-inch 16-page color booklet.

Nancy Wilson, The Early Years 1956-62, Acrobat, 2-CD.

Steve Winwood, Interview With Robin Ross 5-15-94, Screen Edg, CD.

Various Artists, Mississippi Grind Complete Collection, Phineas Atwood2-LP V.

Various Artists, David Bowie’s Jukebox, Chrome Dreams, CD.

Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention, The New Maternity, Sonic Boom, Live 1970 Broadcast, CD.



May 13
Mr. Stress Blues Band, Live At The Brick Cottage 1972-1973, Smog Veil Records, CD, V.



May 20

terry AllenTerry Allen, Juarez, Paradise Of Bachelors, CD.

G.G. Allin, Carnival Of Excess, Ponk Media, Expanded edition CD.

Matt Anderson, Honest Man, True North, V.

Eric Clapton, I Still Do, Bushbranch/Surfdog, CD or 45rpm 180g 2-LP V.

Bing Crosby, Radio Broadcasts 1938-1946, JSP, CD.

Flotsam And Jetsam, Flotsam And Jetsam, AFM Records, CD, V.

Jesus & Mary Chain, Honey’s Dead, Plain, RI, Gold V.

Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley, Tuff Gong, CD.

Terry Reid, Other Side of the River, Future Days Recording, RI, Original recording remastered, CD, V.

Carly Simon, Boys In The Trees, Friday Music, RI, LE, Gatefold 180g audiophile V.

Joe Walsh, Peaceful: Radio Broadcast 1993, Import, CD.



May 27

american hi fiAmerican Hi-Fi, American Hi-Fi Acoustic, Rude Records, V.

Miles Davis, Blue Moods, Original Jazz Classics, V.

Siouxsie & The Banshees, Classic Album Selection Volume 2, Geffen, 6-CD set.

UMe/Polydor to release Clapton live set on vinyl


This spring sees the release of all of Eric Clapton’s live albums from his recording period with Polydor/RSO,1970-1980. A vinyl-only title, it is a companion set to the January, vinyl-only box set release of all of his Polydor/RSO solo studio albums spanning the same period.