Singer-songwriter, actor and comic Creed Bratton, currently best-known for the quirky former ’60s rock-star character he portrays on the NBC TV series “The Office,” is releasing a new album/audio-biography on vinyl.
Due out June 4, 2013, the 17-disc “Timeless Flight” set will include digitally remastered CDs, DVDs of rare TV performances, audio discs and a collector’s book.
Only 5,000 copies will be made of the 24-by-36-inch poster, which is printed on heavy paper and will be gratis at fully participating record stores in the U.S.
“Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective” highlights the guitarist’s work from early bands and session work to The Allman Brothers Band and Derek and The Dominos.
This special gatefold double-vinyl edition of the band’s 2011 studio album will have a limited run.
With a cover that looks like it came straight from the 1960s, “Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding” puts the spotlight on the soul man’s slow songs.
‘People, Hell and Angels’ features 12 previously unreleased studio performances; ‘Axis: Bold as Love’ and ‘Are You Experienced’ come back on 200-gram vinyl.
“The solo is arranged so it’s really in-your-face guitar,” says Chaquico. “We argued over every second of it at one point.”
Here’s our Oct. 15, 2012, update on vinyl records, CDs, Blu-rays, DVDs and music-related books. Featured artists include Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Peter Garbriel and Freddie Mercury.
A new documentary focusing on the stories of fans of The Beatles will make its debut Oct. 2, 2012.