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TAPSheet: Release Notes – 04/16/2012 – US Report

7Brothers Records plan the release of Last Parade by Call Me No One scheduling the new album for June 12.  I like the band a bit.  I’m adding a YouTube link for you to check them out and see if they fit your rock and roll mode.

From the COOL department, Real Gone Music plan the re-release of Terry Knight and the Pack/Reflections, both 1966 titles, on May 22.  (For those that may not know, The Pack yielded Mark Farner and Don Brewer, who later hooked up with Mel Schacher to form the loved Grand Funk Railroad (Grand Funk).)  I’m anxious for this.

If you’re a The Smiths fan, AND you like vinyl LP, then the 2011 remaster of Hatful Of Hollow (1984) is scheduled to be re-released on June 12 in vinyl LP format.  As always, remember that these LPs are usually released in limited numbers.  If you want one, hesitate not.

Warner Music Nashville hThe anticipated new Rush album, coming from Roadrunner Records, is called Clockwork Angels, and is planned for June 12.

Savoy Records have Delayed Reaction from Soul Asylum planned for July 17.

Fat Possum/Columbia Records will release Infinite Arms from Band of Horses on vinyl LP scheduled for June 5.

ave the debut from Jama Kramer planned for June 5 in both standard CD issue and a Deluxe Edition set.

Flashback Records will re-release a barebones Flashback With Rose Royce on May 29.

Universal Music plans the re-release of several essential Frank Zappa titles on June 26.  Those titles included are Freak Out! (1966), Absolutely Free (1967), Cruising With Ruben & The Jets (1968), Hot Rats (1969), Lumpy Gravy (1967), and We’re Only In It For The Money (1968).  All titles are slated for release on June 26.

On June 12, Universal Music will release a 3CD/1DVD career-defining set called Dean Martin – Collected Cool with a selected 58 tracks from his Reprise years and his Capitol Years, as well as a CD filled with Live material from Lake Tahoe.  The included DVD features rare footage from London entitled Live In London.  The track listing is as follows:

Capitol Records Years (CD-1):

1. Dean’s Spoken Word Introductions

2. My Own, My Only, My All

3. Powder Your Face With Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)

4. I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine

5. That’s Amore

6. If I Could Sing Like Bing

7. Sway

8. Long, Long Ago

9. Memories Are Made Of This

10. Pardners (with Jerry Lewis)

11. Volare

12. Rio Bravo

13. On An Evening In Roma

14. Sleep Warm

15. Ain’t That A Kick In The Head

16. Just In Time

17. Arrivederci Roma

18. Return To Me

19. A Hundred Years From Today

Reprise Records Years (CD-2):

1. Tik-A-Tee, Tik-A-Tay

2. Senza Fine

3. Who’s Got The Action

4. Guys And Dolls

5. Everybody Loves Somebody

6. The Door Is Still Open To My Heart

7. You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You

8. In The Misty Moonlight

9. Send Me The Pillow You Dream On

10. In The Chapel In The Moonlight

11. Welcome To My World

12. I Will

13. Somewhere There’s A Someone

14. My First Country Song (featuring Conway Twitty)

15. LA Is My Home


1. Drink To Me Only With Thine

1. Eyes

2. Almost Like Being In Love

3. I Love Tahoe (Paris)

4. Show Banter #1

5. My Kind Of Girl

6. Show Banter #2

7. Show Banter #3

8. June In January

9. Show Banter #4

10. Break It To Me Gently

11. Show Banter #5

12. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody

13. Instrumental

14. Show Banter #6

15. Primrose Lane/You Are Too Beautiful/Carolina In The Morning/Love Walked In/I Love Being A Girl

16. Beautiful Dreamer

17. You Made Me Love You

18. It Had To Be You/Nevertheless

19. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

20. Volare

21. On An Evening In Roma

22. Show Banter #7

23. I Love Paris (Tahoe)

24. Outro


1. Everybody Loves Somebody

2. Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes

3. When You’re Smiling

4. Pennies From Heaven

5. L-O-V-E

6. Everybody Loves Somebody (reprise)

7. Where Or When

8. Welcome To My World

9. Drinking Champagne

10. That’s Amore

11. Love Walked In

12. Please Be Kind

13. It’s Magic

14. Ken’s Noodle

15. Bad, Bad Leroy Brown

16. For The Good Times

17. Here Comes My Baby Back Again

18. Little Ole Wine Drinker Me

19. Bumming Around

20. One Hour With You

21. Bumming Around

22. One Hour With You

TAPSheet: Release News – 04/09/2012 – US Report

Fantasy Records will release a collected set featuring the music of Merl Saunders and Jerry Garcia in a set called Keystone Companions: The Complete Fantasy Recordings of Merl Saunders.  It is expected on July 10.

Classic New Release has scheduled The Ravi Shankar Collection for May 22.

Polydor Records plan the release of The Visitors (1981) by ABBA.  The Deluxe Edition CD/DVD package is planned for May 29.

Concord Records will release an as-yet-untitled Live album featuring Al Jarreau on June 19.  Also on June 19, Concord has slated an as-yet-untitled album from Casey Abrams.

Big Machine Records will release the self-titled album from Edens Edge.  The album is scheduled for June 12.

Hip-O Select Records will release At The Copa: Expanded Edition featuring the music of The Supremes on May 29.

Vagrant Records will release Here by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetics Zeros on May 29 in both CD and LP forms.

Eagle Rock has Alive & Rockin’ featuring Foreigner, planning the album for May 29.  Eagle Rock Entertainment also have two Twisted Sisters albums scheduled for the same date.  Those are titled Club Daze 2, and Live at Hammersmith.

Verve Records will release The Absence by Melody Gardot on May 29.

Universal Republic Records will release Live & Inspired by Godsmack with a release date set for May 15.  The album is expected to be released in several CD forms.

Modular Records have We Keep The Beat by Jonathan Boulet on the calendar for June 26.

MCA Nashville will issue Punching Bag by Josh Turner with a scheduled release date of June 12.

Cooperative Music has scheduled Foe by Man Without Country for June 5.

Earache Records plan the release of Pressure And Time by growing favorites, Rival Sons, (If you haven’t heard them, classic rock fans, now’s the time to catch a listen somewhere).  This re-release is expected on May 8.  This CD/DVD Edition will add in two new bonus tracks (“Company Man”, “Life For This Road”), and a DVD that contains Live, promos, and studio videos.

Earache Records plan the release of Pressure And Time by growing favorites, Rival Sons, (If you haven’t heard them, classic rock fans, now’s the time to catch a listen somewhere).  This re-release is expected on May 8.  This CD/DVD Edition will add in two new bonus tracks (“Company Man”, “Life For This Road”), and a DVD that contains Live, promos, and studio videos.

Universal Republic has a currently as-yet-untitled album arriving from Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs on June 12.

Rounder Records plan the release of Complete Government Recordings featuring Woody Guthrie, with a scheduled release date of June 26.

Eagle Rock plans the DVD and BD (Blu-ray) release of Alive In Windy City featuring Stone Temple Pilots.  These issues are expected on June 5.

TAPSheet: Release Notes – 04/06/2012 – UK Report

Island Records (UK) will release new Tom Jones with Spirit In The Room planned on May 21.  In addition to the standard CD release, there will also be a Limited Edition set with bonus tracks included.

Parlophone Records will release Valtari from Sigur Rós with a planned date of May 28 for CD and LP.

Major League Productions will release a Live set featuring Climax Blues Band called World Tour 1976 on May 7.

Music On Vinyl will re-release Various Positions (1984) by Leonard Cohen on vinyl LP, planning its release for April 30.

Paul Buchanan (Blue Nile) will release new music with Mid Air, scheduled for May 21.  The album is slated for CD, 180g vinyl LP (1000 copies) with MP3 download rights, DD (MP3/FLAC/Apple Lossless), and a Limited Edition 2CD Box with 10 extra tracks.  The box will offer a 20-page booklet with photos, lyrics, and packed in a 7″ box.  From Newsroom Records UK.  You can download a free track (for the cost of an email address) from the album at his website.

Esoteric Records UK will release a newly remastered edition of Le Parc (1985) by Tangerine Dream on April 30.  The new reissue will feature a new booklet with a new essay.

Decca Records UK will release the new Melody Gardot album, The Absence, which is planned for the UK market on May 28.

Harmless Records UK will release a Limited Edition, 10-disc Box celebrating the 40th Anniversary of music from the vaults of Philadelphia International.  This newly remastered,  expansive Various Artists Box: Philadelphia International – 40th Anniversary, is set for UK release on May 14.

Roadrunner Records UK will release Storm Corrosion, the self-titled collaborative debut from Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree), and Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth).  Storm Corrosion is slated for May 7.

EMI UK is planning the release of a 3CD Box collection for Can called The Lost Tapes on June 18.

Polydor Records will release Magic Hour by Scissor Sisters on May 28.

Sanctuary Records UK will release a 3CD Box of a classic Small Faces title, Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake in a Deluxe Edition (With the expected release of two previous titles in the US, I think that it’s safe to assume that this title will be released there as well).  This set is scheduled for May 7.  It will contain alternate versions and outtakes and pack in a cool booklet with lots of goodies for the fan.  Ian MacLagan and Kenney Jones oversaw the remastering of this great album.  From The Beginning will be released in a Deluxe Edition on the same date in a 2CD set.

Warner Brothers UK will release What We Saw From The Cheap Seats by Regina Spektor with a planned date of May 28.

DGM Records will release The Wine Of Silence by Robert Fripp/Andrew Keeling/David Singleton in a performance orchestrated by The Metropole Orkest, conducted by Jan Stulen.  The Wine of Silence is pegged for an April 30 release date.

The Vinyl Countdown (UK) will release Hot ‘N’ Nasty – Rockin’ The Winterland featuring the great Humble Pie on a vinyl 2LP edition planned for May 7.

Island Records UK will release a 2CD Deluxe Edition of Rendezvous (1977), and Like An Old Fashioned Waltz (1974) by the talented but tragic Sandy Denny.  They are scheduled for May 21.

In Our Heads by Hot Chip is slated for release on June 19.

EMI UK will release a 4CD Box, The EMI Years (1985-1988) featuring the music of Saxon.  It is scheduled for June 4.

The Enemy will release their next album, Streets In The Sky, on May 21 via Cooking Vinyl Records.

7ts Records (UK) plan the reissue of Aggro-Phobia (1976), and Your Mama Won’t Like Me (1975) from Suzi Quatro in remastered sets that include extra tracks.  Both albums are planned for May 14.

Esoteric Records UK plan the reissue of All Together Now (1972) by Argent.  The newly remastered album will contain a new booklet (with new essay), and a bonus track.  This album yielded “Hold Your Head Up”.  In addition, Esoteric Records will reissue Heart To Heart (1979) from the always great Pete Bardens (Camel).  Both remastered reissues are scheduled for April 30.

Nettwerk Records plan to release New Wild Everywhere by Great Lake Swimmers on May 28.

Fiction Records will release Souvenir by The Kaiser Chiefs on June 4.

Cocteau Discs UK will reissue the 1995 classic by Bill Nelson (Be Bop Deluxe), Practically Wired (Or How I Became Guitar Boy), on April 30.

Warner Brothers UK plan a 2CD, 21-track, Deluxe Edition of Electric Warrior by T. Rex planned for April 23.

TAPSheet: Release Notes – 04/02/2012

Sire Records plan the release of What We Saw From the Cheap Seats by Regina Spektor, which is being planned for issue on May 29.

Abkco Records will release ‘best of’ sets for Bobby Rydell, and Chubby Checker called The Very Best Of Bobby Rydell, and The Very Best of Chubby Checker on CD, both scheduled for May 29.  Abkco Records will precede these ‘best of’ sets with The Very Best of Herman’s Hermits, and The Very Best Of The Animals, both planned for May 1.

Warner Brothers has scheduled a 180g vinyl LP reissue of The Nightfly for May 8.  The Nightfly is the first solo album from Steely Dan member, Donald Fagen, which was originally released in 1982.  If you’re a vinyl addict like myself, you have this on your checklist now.

Universal Republic plans to release the US issue of The Lateness Of The Hour by UK singer, Alex Clare.  This rocker’s album was originally released by Island Records in the UK last summer.  Check out a string of Clare tunes via his official Soundcloud uploads.

Rounder Records will release Across The Imaginary Divide by Bela Fleck and The Marcus Roberts Trio scheduling the album for release on June 5.  Rounder Records also plans Ashes And Roses by Mary Chapin Carpenter for June 12.

Time/Life Recordings will release a 3DVD set called Dean Martin Uncut, which is scheduled for May 22.

Warner Brothers plan the US release of Vows by Kimbra, an interesting pop vocalist.  Kimbra is one of several new Pop phenomenon pampered by record labels in the wake of successes by Adele, and other talented female vocalists.  Vows was originally released in 2011 in New Zealand and Australia, where it unleashed three singles.  Success?  Oh, that means a release in the US.  This US issue is expected on May 22.  Kimbra is heard on her official SoundCloud page.

Bigger Picture Records will release Back In The Saddle by country star, Chris Cagle, on May 22.

Decca Records will release Legacy from David Garrett on June 5.

Fuel Records will release Surf’s Up featuring Jan & Dean, scheduling the CD for May 15.

Fuel Records also plan the release of One Tin Soldier: Expanded Edition (1970) from The Original Caste.  This should make you happy if you remember the original version of the song popularized by Coven (who recorded a cover version of the song for the Billy Jack film).  It’s scheduled for expanded reissue on May 15.

Waterfront Records have Remember from Mickey Dolenz, and Cadillac Jack from Mighty Mo Rogers on their current release plan.  Remember is on the calendar for May 29, while Cadillac Jack is set for June 12.

TourDForce Records will release A Night Out With Friends featuring Richard Marx on June 12.