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Music release highlights for March 2015

Here are some music releases to look forward to in March 2015.

Here are some music releases to look forward to in March 2015:

March 3, 2015
Blood Sweat & Tears, Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 (Friday Music) 180 Gram Audiophile Clear Vinyl, LE, Gatefold Cover.


Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves (Epic) CD, V.

Brandi Carlile, The Firewatcher’s Daughter (ATO Records) CD, V.

Dwight Yoakam, Hillbilly Deluxe (Warner Music Nashville) 180 Gram V, CD.

Young Buffalo, House (Votiv) V, 12" 33 rpm.

Jeff Rosenstock, We Cool? (SideOneDummy Records) 12”V, 33rpm.

Daisyhead, The Smallest Light (No Sleep Records) 12”V.

Bayside, Cult White Edition (Hopeless Records) 2 LP V.

John Coltrane, The Paris Concert (Fantasy) V.

Rick Wakeman, The Myths And Legends Of King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table (A&M) V.

Vanilla Fudge, Spirit of '67 Santana (Purple Pyramid) CD

Various Artists, The Magical Mystery Psych-Out – A Tribute To The Beatles (Cleopatra) CD, V

Shuggie Otis, Live In Williamsburg (Cleopatra) V

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins & The Fuzztones, Live (Cleopatra) V

Motorhead, England 1978 (Cleopatra) CD, V

The Polecats, The Very Best Of (Cleopatra) V

MC5, Kick Out The Jams Motherf*cker!(Cleopatra) CD, V

March 10, 2015
Ron Wood, I've Got My Own Album to Do (Music On Vinyl - Imports) 180 gram audiophile V


Europe, War Of Kings (UDR) V, CD.

Jeff Beck, Truth (Friday Music) 180 Gram V, LE, Gatefold Cover.

Al Stewart, Past, Present And Future (Friday Music)180 Gram V, LE, Gatefold Cover.

Steve Howe, Anthology (Rhino Records) 2CD.

Wu-Tang Clan, A Better Tomorrow (Warner Bros.) 2 LP V.

Blackfoot, Marauder (Music On Vinyl - Imports) 180 gram audiophile V

Rose Royce, In Full Bloom (Music On Vinyl - Imports) 180 gram audiophile V, Gatefold sleeve.

Aero Flynn, Aero Flynn (Ooh La La) V.

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (Spinefarm) V.

Louis Armstrong, Collection Vol. 1: The First Decade 1923-32 (Fabulous) CD

Steely Dan, Going Mobile (Smokin) CD

The Band, Palladium Circles (Iconography) CD

Elf, Elf — Featuring Ronnie James Dio (Cherry Red) CD

March 17, 2015
Carly Simon, The Best Of Carly Simon (Friday Music) 180 Gram V, LE, Gatefold Cover.


Jeff Beck, Rough And Ready 180 Gram V, LE, Gatefold Cover.San Cisco, Gracetown (Island City Records) CD.

San Cisco, Gracetown (Island City Records) CD.

Boston, Don’t Look Back (Friday Music)180 Gram Clear Vinyl, LE, Gatefold Cover.

Billy Joel, Cold Spring Harbor (Friday Music)180 Gram V, LE, Gatefold Cover.

Green Day, 39/Smooth (Reprise) Green & White Colored Vinyl with 2 Bonus 7” Vinyl Singles, LE.

Ranger, Where Evil Dwells (Spinefarm) V.

Rush, All The World’s A Stage (Mercury) 2 disc V.

Rush, 2112 (Mercury) V.

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Glorious Results Of A Misspent Youth (Blackheart Records) V.

Rainbow, Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, Richie Blackmore’s Rainbow (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, Bent Out Of Shape (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, Rising (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, Down To Earth (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, Difficult To Cure (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, Straight Between The Eyes (Polydor) V.

Rainbow, On Stage (Polydor) V.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lynyrd Skynyrd (Geffen) 6 disc V

Pat Travers, Retro Rocket (Purple Pyramid) CD, V.

Jimmy Page, Burn Up (Purple Pyramid) LE, Red V.

Santana, 1968 San Francisco (Purple Pyramid) CD

Various Artists, Live In Knebworth (Eagle) SD BD

March 24, 2015
Johnny Winter, Live Bootleg Series Volume 7 (Friday Music)180 Gram Translucent Red Vinyl, LE.


Sorcerer, In The Shadow of the Cross (Metal Blade Records) CD, V.

Toto, TOTO XIV (Frontiers Music Srl) DE CD/DVD, 2LP V.

Leo Bud Welch, I Don’t Prefer No Blues (Big Legal Mess Records) CD.

Ben Folds Five, Whatever And Ever Amen (Original Recordings Group) V.

Roger Taylor, Strange Frontier (Omnivore Recordings) Translucent Red Vinyl, 2 LP, CD.

Roger Taylor, Fun In Space (Omnivore Recordings) V, CD.

Bee Gees, 1974-1979 (Bee Gees/Reprise)5CD.

Geographer, Ghost Modern (Roll Call Records) 12” V, 33rpm.

Vetiver, Complete Strangers (Welk Music Group) 12”V, 33rpm

Various Artists, Mercury Living Presence Vol. 3 (Decca) V, 12" 33 rpm
(6 discs)

Johnny Cash, American Recordings: Box Set (American) V, 12" 33 rpm
(6 discs).

Sonny Rollins, Volume 1 (Blue Note) V.

Kurt Elling, Flirting With Twilight (Blue Note) V.

Common, Like Water For Chocolate (Geffen) 2 disc V.

Eminem, The Vinyl LPs (Aftermath) 10 disc V.

Thin Lizzy, Fighting (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Thin Lizzy (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Shades Of A Blue Orphanage (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Vagabonds Of The Western World (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Jailbreak (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Johnny The Fox (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Bad Reputation (Mercury) V.

Thin Lizzy, Nightlife (Mercury) V.

The Who, My Generation (Geffen) V.

The Who, A Quick One (Geffen) V.

The Who, The Who Sell Out (Geffen) V.

The Who, Who’s Next (Geffen) V.

The Who, The Who By Numbers (Geffen) V.

The Who, Face Dances (Geffen) V.

The Who, It’s Hard (Geffen) V.

The Who, Endless Wire (Geffen) 2 discV.

The Who, The Who Hits 50 (Geffen) 2 discV.

Various Artists, Little Shop Of Horrors (Geffen) V.

Blues Busters, The Wonder And Glory Of The Blues Busters Secret) 180 gram V.

March 31, 2015
Glen Campbell, Rhinestone Cowboy (Capitol Nashville/UMe) CD, V.


Ringo Starr, Postcards From Paradise (UMe) EP, CD.

The Apartments, The Evening Visits…and Stays For Years (Captured Tracks) EP V, CD.

Grateful Dead, The Best Of The Grateful Dead (Grateful Dead Production) 2CD.

Gordon Lightfoot, Sundown (Friday Music) V.

Edgar Winter’s White Trash w/ Johnny Winter & Rick Derringer, Roadwork (Friday Music) 180 Gram White Vinyl, LE, Gatefold Cover.

Jefferson Airplane, Return To The Matrix-2/1/1968 (Relayer Records) 2CD, LE.

Johnny Winter, Live Bootleg Series Volume 10 (Friday Music) 180 Gram Translucent Gold Vinyl, LE.
Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi (Atlantic) CD.

Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi (Atlantic) CD.

Scott Weiland, Blaster (Softdrive Records) V, 12", 33 rpm.

Boz Scaggs, A Fool To Care (429 Records) V, 12", 33 rpm.

Frank Sinatra, Great Songs From Great Britain (Reprise) V, 12" 33 rpm.

Frank Sinatra, She Shot Me Down (Reprise) V, 12" 33 rpm.

Frank Sinatra, Close To You (Capitol) V, 12" 33 rpm.

The Beach Boys, The Beach Boys (Capitol) V.

The Beach Boys, The Big Ones (Capitol) V.

The Beach Boys, M.I.U. (Capitol) V.

The Beach Boys, L.A. (Capitol) V.

The Beach Boys, Keepin’ The Summer Alive (Capitol) V.

Bob Marley & The Wailers, Easy Skanking In Boston ’78 (Island) 2 disc V.

Toto, Toto XIV (Frontiers Records) V, CD/DVD Box Set.

Simple Minds, Sparkle In The Rain (Virgin) V.

Mark Knopfler, Tracker (Verve) 2 disc V.

The Coasters, Magical Favorites (Stardust) CD

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Plays Prog Rock Classics (Purple Pyramid) CD, V

Quicksilver Messenger Service, Live In San Jose – September 1966 (Purple Pyramid) CD

Daryl Hall & John Oates, Live In Dublin (Eagle) DVD/2CD, BD

April looks promising, too, with the following release alone:

April 7, 2015
Brian Wilson, No Pier Pressure (Capitol Records) CD, 16-track 180 gram 2LP V.

And don't forget to check out some of the releases in February


AC = audio cassette

BD = Blu-ray disc

BS = box set

CD = compact disc

CE = collector’s edition

DE = deluxe edition

DVD = digital video disc

EP = extended play

HC = hardcover book

I = import

LE = limited edition

LP = long-playing record

M = mono

NE = numbered edition

PB = paperback book

PD = picture disc

PS = picture sleeve

RI = reissue

RM = remastered

S = single

SE = special edition

V = vinyl