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Music release highlights for April 2016

Here are some music releases to consider for April 2016.

Here are some music releases to consider for April 2016:

April 1

Bill Belasco Trio, Three Musicians, Summit Records, CD.

Andrew Bird, Are You Serious, Loma Vista, CD or Deluxe Edition colored 2-LP 180g V, with deluxe gatefold packaging and a digital download card. It also contains a bonus 7-inch disc with 2 bonus tracks.

Black Stone Cherry, Kentucky, Mascot Records, CD, White V.

Bobby Blue Bland, Further on Up the Road, Southern Routes, 2-CD.

Bonnevilles, Arrow Pierce My Heart, Alive Records, CD, V.

Black Mountain, IV, Jagjaguwar, CD or 2-LP V.

Charles Bradley, Changes, DAPTONE, CD, V.

James Brown and the Famous Flames, Roots of Revolution, Southern Routes, 2-CD, 2-LP V.

Buzzcocks, British Live Performance Series Live, Rainman, CD

Miles Davis, Birth of the Cool, Rumble Records, V.

Miles Davis, Melbourne '88, Hi Hat, 2-CD.

Miles Davis, Chicago Jazz Festival '90, Hi Hat, CD.

Duran Duran, Girls On Film - 1979 Demo, Cleopatra, CD or Clear Colored V.

Duke Ellington, Rotterdam 1969 Live, Storyville Records, CD.

The Everly Brothers, The Everly Brothers, Rumble Records, V.

Lefty Frizzell, Time Out for the Blues, Southern Routes, CD. V.


Herbie Hancock, Live in Chicago 1977, Hi Hat, V.

Hiromi, Spark, Telarc, CD.

Buddy Holly, Buddy Holly, Rumble Records, V.

Jack Johnson, Sing-A-Longs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George, Brushfire Records, RI, 5,000 units on 180g, blue vinyl (all orders after 5K will be black vinyl).

George Jones, When My Heart Hurts No More, Southern Routes, CD, V.

B.B. King, The King's Blues Box, Stardust Records, 3LP box set with red, white & blue colored V.

Kingston Trio, Looking for the Sunshine, Silverwolf, CD.

Roy Orbison, Birthday Celebration 80th, Zyx Music (ZYX), CD.

Panic! at the Disco, Death Of A Bachelor, WEA/Fueled by Ramen, V w/Digital Download)

Felix Pappalardi and Creation, Travelling in the Dark: Live... Denver '76, Air Cuts, CD.

Pet Shop Boys, Super, Kobalt, CD or LE V.

Rascal Flatts, Rewind, Big Machine, 2-LP, Deluxe Edition V.

Reagan Youth, The Complete Youth Anthems For The New Order Box set, , Cleopatra, Extra tracks, 2-CD.

Mavis Staples, Livin' On A High Note, Anti/Epitaph, V w/ Download Card.

Sufjan Stevens, Illinois: Special 10th Anniversary, Asthmatic Kitty, RI, LE (10,000) 2-LP Blue/White V.

Ten Years After, British Live Performance Series Live, Rainman, CD.

Ernest Tubb/Bob Wills, Country Legends Back To Back V.2, AAO Music, CD.

Umphrey's McGee, Safety In Numbers, NOTHING TOO FANCY MUSIC, V.

Gene Vincent & Blue Caps, Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, Rumble Records, RI, V.

Various Artists, AMY (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Universal Music, 2-LP V.

Various Aritsts, VINYL: Music From The HBO Original Series Vol. 1, Atlantic, 2-LP 180 Gram Vinyl w/Bonus CD.

Various Artists, Napoleon Dynamite, Lakeshore Records, 2-LP white V.

Weezer, Weezer, Crush Music/Atlantic, CD or White V.

Hank Williams, Ramblin' Man, Rumble Records, V.

Witchcraft, Legend, uclear Blast America, LE, 2-LP colored V.

Yeasayer, Amen & Goodbye, Mute, CD, V.

April 3

Edith Piaf, Edith Piaf, Zyx Music (ZYX), CD.

Various Artists, Gothic Rock, Zyx Music (ZYX), 3-CD.

April 8

3 Doors Down, Us And The Night, Republic, CD, V.

Paul Anka, Complete US & UK Singles As & Bs 1956-62, Acrobat, 2-CD.

The Band, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down: Radio Broadcast 1970, Import, CD.

Count Basie, Ultimate Legends, AAO Music, CD.

David Bowie, Live: Radio Broadcast 1987, Imv, 2-song 7-inch V.

R. L. Burnside, Sound Machine Groove, University Memphis, RI, RM, 150g V w/Gatefold Jacket,

Larry Carlton, My Father's Place, New York 1978, Iconography, CD.

Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup, Definitive Collection 1941-62, Acrobat, CD.

The Dandy Warhols, Distortland, Dine Alone Music, CD, V.

Deftones, Gore, Reprise, CD or 140g 2-LP White V.

Filter, Crazy Eyes, Wind-Up, CD, V.

Glenn Frey, Take It To The Limit: Radio Broadcast 1986, Imv, CD.

Guns N' Roses, In The Empire Of The Sun (Tokyo Broadcast 1988), Sonic Boom, CD.

Guru Guru, Rockpalast: Krautrock Legends Vol. 2, Made In Germany Music, 3-CD.

Coleman Hawkins, Intimate: Duo, Trio, Quartet & Quintet Recordings 1934-38, Acrobat, CD.

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Call It What It Is, Stax, CD, V.

Emmylou Harris & Rickey Skaggs, Hickory Wind. Zip City, CD

The Lumineers, Cleopatra, Dualtone Music, CD, V.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd & Second Helping (Live From The Florida Theater), Eagle Rock, 2-CD, Blu-ray 0r 2-CD/DVD.


M83, Junk, Mute, CD, 2-LP V.

Herbie Mann, Complete Recordings: 1957-1958, Enlightenment, 4-CD Set.

Herbie Mann, Complete Recordings: 1959-1962, Enlightenment, 4-CD Set.

Megadeth, Dystopia, T-Boy Records/UMe, Picture Disc V.

Bob Mould, Fm Radio Studio Broadcast 1989, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

Moving Units, Damage With Care, Metropolis Records, CD

Parquet Courts, Human Performance, Rough Trade, CD, V.

Iggy Pop, Post Pop Depression, Loma Vista, Deluxe Edition gatefold package, extra thick cover, 180g V w/ 16 page booklet, matte finish with download card.

John Prine, The 1970 Broadcasts, Golden Rain, CD.

Professor Longhair, Live in Chicago, Orleans, V.

R.E.M., Dreaming In Paradise (1983 Live Radio Broadcast), Iconography, CD.

Rush, Ohio 1975, Good Ship Funke, CD.

Sonic Youth, Sister, Goofin Records, RI, CD, V w/download card.

Soundgarden, Hands All Over: Radio Broadcast 1990, Import, CD.

Ronnie Spector, English Heart, Savoy Label Group, 2-CD or Amazon Exclusive Signed V.

Ernest Tubb, Complete Hits 1941-62, Acrobat, CD.

Various Artists, Rockabilly Rebels 3, Icehouse Records, V.

Various Artists, Rockabilly Rebels 4, Icehouse Records, V.

Various Artists, Kinked! - Kinks Songs & Sessions 1964-1971, Ace (U.K.), CD.

Various Artists, Love Hit Me! - Decca Beat Girls 1962-1970, Ace (U.K.), CD.

Various Artists, Tribute To Motorhead, Laser Media, CD.

Various Artists, Metal Massacre Xiv, Metal Blade Records, CD.

Ben Watt, Fever Dream, Unmade Road LTD, CD, V.

Carl Wilson, Too Early To Tell (Live), Hobo, CD.

Peter Wolf, A Cure For Loneliness, Concord Records, CD.

Zakk Wylde, Book of Shadows II, Entertainment One Music, CD.

Frank Zappa, Halloween In The Big Apple, Sutra, CD.

Warren Zevon, Simple Man, Simple Dream (Live 1982 Broadcast), Laser Media, CD.

April 15

Fred Astaire, Sings Gershwin, Halcyon (U.K.), CD.

Tex Beneke And His Orchestra, The Complete Tex Beneke And The Glenn Miller Orchestra Part Two, Sounds Of Yesteryear, CD.

Breathe, This Shining Moment: Recordings 1986-1990, Flood Market, 4-LP vinyl box set.

Big Bill Broonzy, Live 1953, Rockbeat Records, CD.

Eric Carmen, Eric Carmen, Varese Sarabande, CD.

Dixie Chicks, Fly, Legacy, RI, RM, 150g 2-LP V, w/download.

Dixie Chicks, Home, Legacy, RI, RM, 150g 2-LP V, w/download.

Dixie Chicks, Taking The Long Way Legacy, RI, RM, 150g 2-LP V, w/download.

Dixie Chicks, Wide Open Spaces, RI, RM, 150g 2-LP V, w/download.

Phil Collins, No Jacket Required, Rhino, RI, RM, Deluxe edition 2-CD or 180g V.

Phil Collins, Testify, Rhino, RI, RM, Deluxe edition 2-CD or 180g 2-LP V.

Bob Dylan, John Wesley Harding, Mobile Fidelity, Super Audio CD - DSD.

Foghat, The Complete Bearsville Albums Collection, Bearsville, 13-CD set.


Stan Getz,’ Live' Live, Sounds Of Yesteryear, CD.

Arlo Guthrie, Alice's Restaurant, Pure Pleasure, RI, V.

Lionel Hampton, Apollo Concert 1954, Bhm (ZYX), V.

Lightin Hopkins, Blues in Munich 1977, Rockbeat Records, CD.

Al Jarreau, Live At Montreux 1993, Eagle Records, CD.

The Jesus And Mary Chain, Automatic, Plain, RI, Green V.

Los Lobos, Del Este De Los Angeles: Just Another Band From LA, Los Lobos Records, RI, V.

Phil Ochs, Live Lansing Michigan, Rockbeat Records, V.

Carly Simon, Anticipation, Mobile Fidelity, RI, Numbered Limited Edition, Super Audio CD - DSD>

The Subways, The Subways, Bodan Kuma Recordings, LE (300 numbered copies) White vinyl LP complete with a Double-A sided 7-inch.

Big Mama Thornton, Big Mama - The Queen At Monterey, Arhoolie Records, LE Purple V.

Johnny Thunders, Critics Choice / So Alone, Easy Action, V.

Johnny Thunders, After the Dolls 1977-1987, Cleopatra, CD.

Various Artists, We Love Disney, Universal Music, 2-CD.

Various Artists, Music of David Lynch, Universal Music, V.

April 16

Glen Campbell, Ghost On the Canvas, Surfdog Records, Picture Disc V, w/ Download Card.


Glen Campbell, See You There, Surfdog Records, Picture Disc V, w/ Download Card.

John Carpenter, Lost Themes II, Sacred Bones Records, CD, V.

Chelsea, The Alternative, Let Them Eat Vinyl, Deluxe RI, 2-LP V.

Chelsea, Alternative Hits, Let Them Eat Vinyl, Deluxe RI, V.

Chelsea, Evacuate, Let Them Eat Vinyl, Deluxe RI, 2-LP V.

The Church, Priest = Aura, Plain, RI, Wide spine jacket, 180g V.

Clutch, Elephant Riders, Let Them Eat Vinyl, CD or Deluxe 2-LP V.

Conflict, There's No Power Without Control: The Singles, Let Them Eat Vinyl, Deluxe RI, 2-LP V.

The Damned, 35 Years Of Anarchy, Chaos & Destruction: 35th Anniversary: Live In London Vol. 1, V.

The Damned, 35 Years Of Anarchy, Chaos & Destruction: 35th Anniversary: Live In London Vol. 2, V.

The Damned, 35 Years Of Anarchy, Chaos & Destruction: 35th Anniversary: Live In London Vol. 3, V.

Bob Dylan, New Morning, Mobile Fidelity, RI, V.

Lita Ford, Time Capsule, Steamhammer / SPV, CD, 2-LP.

Ace Frehley, Origins Vol. 1, Entertainment One Music, CD, 2-LP V.

PJ Harvey, The Hope Six Demolition Project, Vagrant, CD, V.

Elton John, The Thom Bell Sessions, Mercury, V.

Steve Howe, Homebrew 6, Cadiz Music, CD.

Jefferson Starship, Tales From The Mothership Vol. 1, Let Them Eat Vinyl, Deluxe Edition, 2-LP.

Jethro Tull With The London Symphony Orchestra, A Classic Case, RI, V.

L7, Slap-Happy], MVD, RI, LE, Grey marble V.

Libertines, Live 2015, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

Lance Lopez, Live In NYC, Cleopatra, CD.

Metallica, Kill ‘em All, Rhino/Blackened Recordings, RI, CD or 4LP/5CD/1DVD w/ 64 pg book, essays, memorabilia, Deluxe Box set.

Metallica, Ride The Lightning, Rhino/Blackened Recordings, RI, CD or 4LP/6CD/1DVD w/book, mini book and poster set (3 posters from European tour in 1984) Deluxe Box set.

Marie Osmond, Music Is Medicine, Oliveme Records, CD.

Graham Nash, This Path TonightBlue Castle Records, Amazon Exclusive CD+DVD or 180g V.

Otep, Generation Doom, Napalm Records, LE Bonus tracks CD or V.

Pink Fairies, Chinese Cowboys Live 1987, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

Professor Longhair, Live in Chicago, Orleans, CD.

Public Image Limited, Live At O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 2015, 2-LP V.

Josh Ritter, Josh Ritter, Pytheas Recordings, RI, 180g multi-colored V.

Rich Robinson, Through A Crooked Sun, Eagle Rock, CD, 2-LP V.

Rich Robinson, Woodstock Sessions, Live recording, Eagle Rock, CD, 2-LP V.

Sonny Rollins, Holding the Stage (Road Shows, Vol. 4), Sony Classical, CD.

The Runaways, And Now The Runaways, Let Them Eat Vinyl, RI, V.

Santana, Santana IV, Santana IV Records, CD, 2-LP V.

Ravi Shankar and Yehudi Menuhin, West Meets East, Warner Classics/Parlophone, RI, V.

Shiraz Lane, For Crying Out Loud, Frontiers Music Srl, CD>

Frank Sinatra, All The Way, Capitol, RI V.

Surgical Meth Machine, Surgical Meth Machine, Nuclear Blast America, CD.

Soundtrack, Jesse Stone - The Ultimate Collection (Jeff Beal), Varese Sarabande, 2-CD.

The Sweet, Sweetlife, Let Them Eat Vinyl, RI, V.

UK, Ultimate Collector's Edition Box set, Globe Music Media, 12 CDs + 4 Blu-Rays.

Uk Subs, Violent State + Revolution's Here, Let Them Eat Vinyl, RI, 2-LP V.

Various Artists, Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village Vol. 1, 2-LP V.

Various Artists, Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village Vol. 2, 2-LP V.

Various Artists, The Big Broadcast, Volume 11: Jazz And Popular Music Of The 1920s And 1930s, Rivermont, CD.

Rick Wakeman, Starship Trooper, Purple Pyramid, CD.

John Williams, Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones Soundtrack, I AM Shark, 2-LP V.

John Williams (Composer), Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Walt Disney Records, V.

Johnny Winter, Byrds Can't Row Boats (Mono), Cicadelic Records, CD.

Note: April 16, 2016 is the official date of Record Store Day. Go to Record Store Day web site to view more exclusive releases on this day.

April 22

Blue Man Group, Three, Rhino Records, CD.

Candlebox, Disappearing In Airports, Pavement Ent., CD, V.


Captain Beefheart, Clear Spot, Rhino/Warner Bros., RI, V.

Captain Beefheart, Lick My Decals Off Baby, Rhino/Warner Bros., RI, V.

Captain Beefheart, The Spotlight Kid, Rhino/Warner Bros., RI, V.

James Brown, Ultimate Legends - Live, AAO Music, CD.

Doris Day, Love Album, Varese Sarabande, CD.

Bill Evans, Some Other Time: The Lost Session from The Black Forest, Resonance Records, 2-CD.

The Fall, The Classical, Secret Records, Live recording 2002, 180g V.

Impressions, Best of the Impressions: The Curtom Years, Universal Music, CD.

The Isley Brothers, This Old Heart Of Mine, Motown Records, RI, V.

Quincy Jones, The Dude, A&M, RI, V.

Legendary Pink Dots, Pages Of Aquarius, Metropolis Records, CD or LE, 2-LP V.

Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, Sing Me Home, Sony Masterworks, CD.

Jimmy Page, She Just Satisfies, Mercury, RI, 50th Anniversary 7” single 45rpm V.

Lee Ritenour, The Vinyl LP Collection, Concord Records, 5-LP Box Set V.

Rockabye Baby, Lullaby Renditions of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Rockabye Baby Music, CD.

Scorpions, Return to Forever Box set, Century Media, 3-CD.

Steve Miller Band, The Joker, Capitol, RI, 40th Anniversary V.

Big Joe Turner, The very best of Big Joe Turner, Not Now, 2-CD.

Utah Symphony Orchestra Varujan Kojian John Williams (Composer), The Star Wars Trilogy, Varese Sarabande, V.

Various Artists, A shot of Rhythmn and Blues, Not Now, CD.

Rufus Wainwright, Take All My Loves - 9 Shakespeare Sonnets, Deutsche Grammophon, CD.

Johnny Winter with Dr. John, Live In Sweden 1987, MVD, CD, V.

April 26

Prince, For You, Warner Bros., V

April 29

Adam & The Ants, Kings of the Wild Frontier Box set, Sony Legacy, 2-CD, V.

American Hi-Fi, American Hi-Fi Acoustic, Rude Records, CD.

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Anti-Nowhere League, Kings & Queens, Cleopatra, CD, Deluxe Red V.

Anti-Nowhere League, Road To Rampton, Cleopatra, Limited Edition Purple V.

Bad Company, Live in Concert 1977 & 1979, Atlantic Catalog Group, CD.

Guy Clark, Dublin Blues, Dualtone Music, V.

Cheap Trick, One On One & Next Position Please, Friday Music, LE, RI, Original recording remastered, CD.

Chick Corea/Bela Fleck, Two, Concord Jazz, 3-LP V.

Miles Davis, On the Corner, +180 RECORDS, RI, LE, Mastered From original master tapes, 180g V.

Brian Eno, The Ship, Warp Records, CD, 2-LP V.

Foreigner, I Want To Know What Love Is: The Ballads, Razor & Tie, CD.

Helix, Smash Hits Unplugged, Helix Records, CD.

Shirley Horn, Live At The Four Queens, Resonance Records, CD.

Jayhawks, Paging Mr Proust, SHAM, CD, V.

Jefferson Airplane, Volunteers, RI, LE, mastered from original master tapes, 180g 45RPM 2-LP V.

Jethro Tull, Aqualung, Parlophone/Rhino, RI, RM, Bonus tracks, promo film, 80-page booklet 2CD/2DVD.

Mark Mothersbaugh, Pee-wee's Big Holiday: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Varese Sarabande, CD.

Rogue Wave, Delusions Of Grand Fur, Easy Sound, CD.

Boz Scaggs, Other Roads-The Deluxe Edition, Friday Music, LE, Extra tracks, Original recording remastered, CD.

Starship, No Protection/Love Among the Cannibals, Friday Music, RI, Original recording remastered, 2-CD.

Various Artists, The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Volume 1, Time Life/WEA, V.

Various Artists, #1's Of The 50’s, Universal Music, CD.

Various Artists, Great Moments at Carnegie Hall, Sony Classical, 43-CD Box set.

Rob Zombie, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, UMe, CD and V w/ removable 12x12 lenticular cover image.