RSD Black Friday 2017

Black Friday

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John Hooker Lee

Recorded at the Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club in Montreal, Quebec, on May 5, 1977, Black Night Is Falling finds John Lee Hooker in fine voice and backed by a driving band composed of John Garciaon guitar, Steve Jones on bass, and Larry "Wild Man" Martin on drums, with the end result being an excellent example of live Hooker at his best. Highlights include impressive romps through two of Hooker's signature tunes, "Boom Boom," which simply blazes with raw energy here, and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer," which is delivered as a wonderfully paced barroom cautionary tale. This is what the live Hooker sounded like with a sympathetic band behind him, a band that luckily wasn't afraid to push him a little.

A1 Chicken and Gravy, A2 Serves Me Right to Suffer, A3 Boom Boom, B1 Black Night, B2 One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer, B3 One Room Country Shack

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Insane Clown Posse

Two decades after it was pulled from stores by Disney-owned Hollywood Records, pop culture icons Insane Clown Posse's notorious "The Great Milenko" is back...and still casting its horrorcore spell over millions of fans worldwide. Featuring underground hits such as "Halls of Illusions" (featuring Slash on guitar) and "Hokus Pokus" with Steve Jones of Sex Pistols' fame, "The Great Milenko" makes its vinyl appearance on the occasion of its 20th birthday. Still shocking, uncompromising, and unforgettable, "The Great Milenko" brings the magic of the Dark Carnival to Record Store Day's Black Friday!

A Side A1 - Intro A2 - Great Milenko A3 - Hokus Pokus A4 - Piggy Pie B Side B1 - How Many Times? B2 - Southwest Voodoo B3 - Hall Of Illusions B4 - Under The Moon C Side C1 - What Is A Juggalo? C2 - House Of Horrors C3 - Boogie Woogie Wu C4 - The Neden Game D Side D1 - Hellalujah D2 - Down With The Clown D3 - Just Like That D4 - Pass Me By

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J Dilla

After releasing Motor City, The King of Beats Vol 1 & 2, the Ma Duke's Collection, and the Jay Dee aka King Dilla beat compilations all over the last year or so, the world is graced with yet another stellar posthumous release, a two volume beat tape from J Dilla, Dilla's Delights Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. It seems the powers that be are heeding the call for more joints from the vault. And we're not mad. Not even a little. Real hip hop fans can rejoice, in a time of watered down trap rap and shiny suits. Will the wellspring ever run dry? Are we soon to arrive at the end of this 11 year grace period with the GOAT? Time will tell, but so long as the heat keeps coming, we'll be quietly sitting in the corner blessing the air and pouring one out for the late Dilla Dawg. And the best part about Dilla's Delights Vol 1 & Vol. 2? Each one is on its own limited color vinyl (Vol 1 on green and Vol 2 on purple), and a portion of the proceeds will directly benefit each of Dilla's two daughters, whose profiles grace the album covers.

1. DD001 2. DD002 3. DD003 4. DD004 5. DD005 6. DD006 7. DD007 8. DD008 9. DD009 10. DD010 11. DD011 12. DD012

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J Dilla

After releasing Motor City, The King of Beats Vol 1 & 2, the Ma Duke's Collection, and the Jay Dee aka King Dilla beat compilations all over the last year or so, the world is graced with yet another stellar posthumous release, a two volume beat tape from J Dilla, 'Dilla's Delights Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. It seems the powers that be are heeding the call for more joints from the vault. And we're not mad. Not even a little. Real hip hop fans can rejoice, in a time of watered down trap rap and shiny suits. Will the wellspring ever run dry? Are we soon to arrive at the end of this 11 year grace period with the GOAT? Time will tell, but so long as the heat keeps coming, we'll be quietly sitting in the corner blessing the air and pouring one out for the late Dilla Dawg. And the best part about Dilla's Delights Vol 1 & Vol. 2? Each one is on its own limited color vinyl (Vol 1 on green and Vol 2 on purple), and a portion of the proceeds will directly benefit each of Dilla's two daughters, whose profiles grace the album covers.

1. DD013 2. DD014 3. DD015 4. DD016 5. DD017 6. DD018 7. DD019 8. DD020 9. DD021 10. DD022 11. DD023 12. DD024

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Waylon Jennings

In the late 90's, Waylon Jennings was working on a batch of new material for a potential new album to be recorded. Unfortunately, that Jennings passed away before that album could be realized. While going through some of his fathers things, Shooter Jennings ran across a cassette tape labeled "New Stuff". What was on that tape was a collection of new songs performed by just Waylon and his guitar. Shooter restored the tape and the result was an earnest collection of songs Waylon felt passionate and proud of. Black Country Rock proudly presents "New Stuff" on beautiful limited colored 12" vinyl, a collection of songs that are a must-have for any die-hard Waylon fan. 

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Janis Joplin

In 1967, audiences at the Monterey Pop Festival experienced the powerful voice and stage presence of Janis Joplin, many for the very first time. Her work with Big Brother & The Holding Company and as a solo artist was a defining force in the changing soundscape of rock music in the 1960s. Her passionate vocals on "Piece of My Heart," "Cry Baby" and the posthumous chart-topper "Me and Bobby McGee" inspired generations of female singers to pour their hearts out. Being released for the first time on vinyl in 27 years, Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits (originally released in 1973), will be repressed on green smoke colored vinyl in the U.S. for Record Store Day Black Friday 2017. 

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Kid Cudi

Grammy Award-winning multiplatinum KID CUDI returns with his 6th album, PASSION, PAIN & DEMON SLAYIN featuring singles "Baptized In Fire", "Frequency," and "Surfin'". He is about to embark on the 28 date PASSION, PAIN & DEMON SLAYIN North American tour. The album includes 18 new tracks from CUDI, including the legendary André Benjamin of OutKast on "By Design" and "The Guide," Willow Smith on "Rose Golden," and Pharrell Williams again during "Flight At First Sight/Advanced."

LP 1Side 1 1. Frequency 2. Swim In The Light 3. Releaser 4. By Design (Featuring André Benjamin) Side 2 1. All In 2. ILLusions 3. Rose Golden (Featuring Willow Smith) 4. Baptized In Fire (Featuring Travis Scott) 5. Flight At First Sight/Advanced (Featuring Pharrell Williams) LP 2 Side 1 1. Does It 2. Dance 4 Eternity 3. Distant Fantasies 4. Wounds 5. Mature Nature Side 2 1. Kitchen 2. Cosmic Warrior 3. The Guide (Featuring André Benjamin) 4. The Commander 5. Surfin' - Radio Edit (Featuring Pharrell Williams)

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Kill Verona

Kill Verona was formed in December of 1999 under the name Little League, by Vocalist Wes Lieberher and Guitarist Paul Butterly. Rafael Henin joined in 2001 to play Bass and shortly after the band changed their name to Kill Verona after being served a Cease and Desist order from Little League Baseball. Kill Verona have played with the likes of Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Thrice, The Movie Life, Thursday, Coheed and Cambria, Good Charlotte, Samiam, Grade, Strike Anywhere, Glassjaw, Recover, the list goes on. Kill Verona were a precursor for Philly area bands such as Title Fight. Kill Verona most recently played The This Is Hardcore 2017 festival. This RSD Black Friday single is pressed on randomly distributed baby blue, green, blue and red vinyl.

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The Kills

Black Rooster, the EP that started it all! Originally released on Dim Mak in 2002, Black Rooster was the start of what's been an incredible career for Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince of The Kills. Now in their 15th year as a band, The Kills have been looking back and celebrating with a string of anniversary shows, retrospective features, and now this special Black Friday 2017 re-issue of their very first release. Steve Aoki, owner of Dim Mak and another artist who has proven a career with similar staying power, had some words to share on the release of Black Rooster: "Many moons ago, back in 2002, I had to make a decision whether to pursue a Ph.D. Program or continue with my label Dim Mak & after hearing a demo from The Kills and becoming the first American label to release their EP Black Rooster, I knew what path I was going to choose. They took me under their wing and I hit the road with them as their tour manager, merch guy, driver (we all took turns) and label. I'll never forget that and love Jamie and Alison forever. Thank you for believing in lil me when not many people gave two shits about Dim Mak and what we were doing. Ride or Die." Back in press in North America for the first time since it's limited 2002 release, get your hands on The Kills first ever statement to the world, and the beginning of many wild things to come.

A1 Cat Claw A2 Black Rooster (Fuck And Fight) A3 Wait B1 Dropout Boogie ("Live" At Paint It Black 4/04/02) B2 Gum (Intermission "Red Meat Heart")

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Kreator

Hail To The Hordes features the single "Hail To The Hordes" and two previously unreleased tracks, "Earth Under The Sword" and "Warrior Heart" on a picture disc.

"Hail to the Hordes", "Earth Under the Sword", "Warrior Heart"

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Greg Lake

Special tribute release for the late Mr. Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson. Side A features the orignal 1975 global holiday smash hit that launched his solo career, Side B features a rare out-of-print 2002 version. The cover art replicates the original 1975 release. (3000 copies pressed worldwide)

Side A: "I Believe In Father Christmas" (original 1975 version) // Side B: "I Believe In Father Christmas" (2002 version) 

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Latyrx

2-LP gatefold on swirled red/white and blue/white vinyl, with two bonus songs and an exclusive Black Friday RSD 7" of "Lady Don't Tek No" (produced by DJ Shadow) 20 years after its initial release, the Bay Area uber-classic Latyrx: The Album - lyricists Lyrics Born and Lateef The Truthspeaker, with production from DJ Shadow, Chief Xcel and Lyrics Born - still stands as a seminal recording. It has gone on to resonate with successive generations of listeners, and influence countless artists. Recorded over a two-year period, it was the first full-length release from the legendary Solesides collective, and encapsulates a highly creative and influential time in hip-hop, frequently dubbed The Golden Age. Over the course of the original release's 42 minutes, not only can you hear Lyrics Born and Lateef literally growing into themselves as artists, but you can also hear the germination of the Solesides sound, first given birth at California's UC Davis in the early '90s, driven by brothers-in- beats-and rhymes Blackalicious and DJ Shadow. Partially by design, and partially out of necessity, Latyrx-and the Solesides crew as a whole-became trailblazers. Lyrics Born remembers (in this set's lengthy liner notes), "We really wanted to explore. New styles, new subject matter, new textures, new vocabulary. It came down to even wanting to do words in the English language that you had never heard in a rap song before. It was all about pushing." And push they did, with game-changing lyrical exercises like "Say That," "Balcony Beach," "The Wreckoning" and "The Muzappers Mix." Beyond cuts that back-in- the-day fans know from the original sequence, the two bonus tracks included in this edition are: "Looking Over A City" [produced by El-P], originally released on the Quannum compilation Spectrum. And "The Last Trumpet," which closes this new deluxe edition. Originally appearing on the 2003 Lyrics Born solo album Later That Day, it's one of Latyrx's most-realized collaborations, and one of their most overtly-politically-themed songs. This deluxe, 2-LP issue of Latyrx: The Album is a must for longtime fans and newly-initiated listeners alike, with in-depth liner notes by veteran Bay Area journalist Eric Arnold (including input from Lyrics Born and Lateef The Truthspeaker) and packaged in a gatefold format. And for Black Friday Record Store Day only, 1,000 lucky buyers will have the addition of a first-time-ever 7-Inch of the group's 1997 single "Lady Don't Tek No," produced by DJ Shadow.

A1. Latyrx • A2. Say That A3. The Quickening B1. Balcony Beach • B2. Live 90.3 '94 B3. Aim For The Flickering Flame Rankin #1 B4. Funky Granules • B5. Bad News C1. Off (With) Their Heads (Be Prompt) C2. Interlude • C3. Burnt Pride C4. Scratchapella • C5. The Wreckoning C6. Burning Hot In Cali On A Saturday Night D1. Looking Over A City D2. Last Trumpet (feat. The Gift Of Gab) Bonus 7 inch A1. Lady Don't Tek No A2. Lady Don't Tek No (Instrumental)

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Sondre Lerche

Norwegian musician Sondre Lerche releases his latest album Pleasure this November. His music has been compared to artists as varied as Fleetwood Mac, Prefab Sprout and Scritti Politti. For RSD Black Friday Lerche is releasing Solo Pleasure, an intimate acoustic solo performance of songs from Pleasure.

1. Soft Feelings 2. I'm Always Watching You 3. Serenading in the Trenches 4. I Know Something That's Gonna Break Your Heart 5. Siamese Twin 6. Bleeding Out Into the Blue 7. Reminisce 8. Hello Stranger 9. Violent Game 10. Baby Come to Me

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Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz

Finally, the album that put crunk on the map retuns to vinyl. Kings of Crunk helped establlish Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz as larger than life stars in the rap music scene. King of Crunk's overabundance of club anthems helped garner heavy radio rotation all across the country, leading to its double platinum certification. In honor of the 15 year anniversary of the record, it will be pressed on one-of-a-kind platinum vinyl. Now casual and die-hard rap fans alike can enjoy this classic the way it was meant to be; in a unique blinged out format.

SIDE 1: "Throw It Up (featuring Pastor Troy)" "Knockin Heads Off (featuring Jadakiss & Styles P)" "B***h (featuring Chyna Whyte & Too Short)" SIDE 2: "I Don't Give A F*** (featuring Mystikal & Krayzie Bone)" "Rep Yo City (featuring E-40, Petey Pablo, Bun B & Eightball)" "Push That N****, Push That N****" SIDE 3: "Diamonds (featuring Bun B & MJG)" "Nothin' On (featuring Oobie, Chyna Whyte & Bo Hagon)", "Ooh Na Na Naa Naa (featuring Oobie & Devin The Dude)" SIDE 4: "Nothing Free (featuring Oobie)", "Play No Games (featuring Fat Joe, Trick Daddy & Oobie)", "Get Low (featuring Ying Yang Twins)"

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Los Straitjackets

2001's Sing Along with Los Straitjackets was the first time the masked instrumental musicians let vocals appear on their tracks, an endeavor they would embark on again later with Deke Dickerson. Sing Along with Los Straitjackets features a party of musicians spanning all across the musical sphere, from Nick Lowe playing bass on his own "Shake That Rat," to collaborations with Exene Cervenka, Mark Lindsay, The Trashmen, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell, and even more. Being reissued on LP for the first time ever for Record Store Day Black Friday 2017, every Record Store Day Black Friday issue of the LP also comes with a bonus 45 single featuring two never before heard collaborations from the Sing Along with? sessions featuring Dave Alvin and Reverend Horton Heat (who also make an appearance on the album!).

1. Black Is Black (feat. Raul Malo) 2. Chica Alborotada/Tallahassee Lassie (feat. Big Sandy) 3. Treat Her Right (feat. Mark Lindsay) 4. I Ain't the One (feat. Alison Moorer and Lonesome Bob) 5. Down the Line (feat. Reverend Horton Heat) 6. Rey Criollo/King Creole (feat. El Vez) 7. California Sun (feat. Dave Alvin) 8. I'll Go Down Swinging (feat. Exene Cervenka) 9. La Suegra/Mother in Law (feat. Big Sandy) 10. Bumble Bee (feat. Mike Campbell) 11. Shake That Rat (feat. Nick Lowe) 12. The End of the World (feat. Leigh Nash) 13. A Huevo (feat. The Trashmen) Bonus 45 Single Track Listing 1. I Thought It Over (feat. Dave Alvin) 2. Bim Bam Baby (feat. Reverend Horton Heat)

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A six-song vinyl-only Black Friday release of Lydia Loveless and her band performing a hometown show at Skully's in Columbus, Ohio. Recorded by her longtime producer Joe Viers, the show was filmed for Gorman Bechard's documentary Who Is Lydia Loveless' which is included as a DVD in this package.

Side One:  Out on Love, More Like Them, Desire.   Side Two:  Really Wanna See You Again, Heaven, Boy Crazy

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Lure, Burke, Stinson & Kramer

Revisiting JohnnyThunders and the Heartbreakers's 'L.A.M.F.' Live at Bowery Electric. Members of Blondie, Guns 'N Roses, MC5, and The Replacements gathered to pay tribute to Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers's most iconic moments. Walter Lure, the sole surviving Heartbreaker, Clem Burke of Blondie, Tommy Stinson of The Relacements and Guns & Roses, and Wayne Kramer of MC5, played the entire legendary 'L.A.M.F.' album to an ecstatic crowd. Released for Record Store Day Black Friday on transparent blue vinyl.

Born To Lose, Baby Talk, All By Myself, I Wanna Be Loved, It's Not Enough, Chinese Rocks, Get Off The Phone, Pirate Love, One Track Mind, I Love You, Goin' Steady, Let Go, Can't Keep My Eyes On You, Do You Love Me.

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Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley is a Jamacian born musician and leader of the reggae band Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers. He is also the son of Bob Marley, one of the few men in history who actually changed the world for the better. Love Is My Religion was Marley's second solo record, released in 2006. It won a 2007 Grammy for Best Reggae Album of the Year. For RSD Black Friday 2017 it is available in North America on vinyl for the first time. Love Is My Religion features Ziggy's iconic songs "Love Is My Religion" and "Beach in Hawaii". This special release will include a digital download card with album instrumentals and live audio from the Love Is My Religion concert -- over 2 hours of bonus digital audio in total! What a great gift for the world this Black Friday!

1. Into The Groove 2. Love Is My Religion 3. Make Some Music 4. Friend 5. Black Cat 6. Beach In Hawaii 7. A Lifetime 8. Be Free 9. Keep On Dreamin' 10. Still the Storms

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Paul McCartney/Holidays Rule/The Decemberists

Paul McCartney has always been very supportive of RSD, and this year is no exception. Macca spreads some holiday cheer with two 7" releases, one on red and one on green vinyl, featuring his classic "Wonderful Christmastime." McCartney is backed up by The Roots on this track, and the B-side of the red vinyl release features Norah Jones with a live performance of "Peace." If you saw him on his recent concert tour, you know Paul always gives 100%. This exclusive, limited edition RSD Black Friday release is no exception.

"Wonderful Christmastime" (Paul McCartney feat. The Roots) /"Jesus Christ" (The Decemberists)

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Paul McCartney/Holidays Rule/Norah Jones

Paul McCartney has always been very supportive of RSD, and this year is no exception. Macca spreads some holiday cheer with two 7" releases, one on red and one on green vinyl, featuring his classic "Wonderful Christmastime." McCartney is backed up by The Roots on this track, and the B-side of the red vinyl release features Norah Jones with a live performance of "Peace." If you saw him on his recent concert tour, you know Paul always gives 100%. This exclusive, limited edition RSD Black Friday release is no exception.

"Wonderful Christmastime" (Paul McCartney feat. The Roots)"/"Peace" (Norah Jones)

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White Magic

Texas funk music is amongst the highest regarded styles in the genre, a unique mixture of jazz, blues, R&B and James Brown's syncopation that evolved in metropolises like Houston (Kashmere Stage Band), San Antonio (Mickey and the Soul Generation), Austin (James Polk and the Brothers) and Dallas. Dallas birthed a variety of independent labels, Soultex and Doin Our Thing amongst them. But no one in Dallas, Texas or America, created a run of 7" singles like Timothy McNealy did on his Shawn imprint. When it comes to heavy, funk music, in Dallas - in Texas - Timothy McNealy is king. This means that when it comes to funk music, in general, McNealy is hallowed. Yet McNealy's music has never been collected as an album, nor reappraised in its totality. A series of 7" single reissues have come out in the past 15 years, including his masterpiece "Sagittarius Black," a psychedelic funk instrumental that has been a cornerstone in every fan's rediscovery of the genre for the past 20 years. But this is the first time that his music is presented in its totality, giving the enlightened fan an opportunity to hear the breadth and depth of his Funky Movement.

1. "What's Going On?" 2. "So Glad You’re Mine" 3. "Sagittarius Black" 4. "Funky Movement Pt. 1" 5. "Easy, Easy, Easy" 6. "Will You Be There?" 7. "Do It" 8. "KC Stomp" 9. "Funky Movement Pt. 2" 10. "What Would You Do?" +Bonus Tracks

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Ingrid Michaelsen

Platinum-selling indie pop artist Ingrid Michaelsen will release an exclusive Black Friday vinyl piece via her own Cabin 24 Records. Alter Egos is Ingrid's recent collaboration with some of her favorite artists, and consists of re-imagned versions of select songs from her latest full-length album, It Doesn't Have To Make Sense. This special double-sided picture disc is the first physical release of Alter Egos.

1. Whole Lot of Heart (Feat. Tegan & Sara) 2. I Remember Her (Feat. Lucius) 3. Drink You Gone (Feat. John Paul White) 4. Miss America (Feat. Sara Bareilles) 5. Celebrate (Feat. AJR)

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Wes Montgomery

The Definitive O.R.T.F. recording captures the jazz guitar legend on his only tour of Europe, at the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, France, on 3/27/65

Side A: 1. Four on Six 2. Impressions 3. The Girl Next Door  / Side B: 1. Here's That Rainy Day 2. Jingles 3. To When / Side C: 1. Full House 2. 'Round Midnight / Side D: 1. Blue N' Boogie/West Coast Blues 2. Twisted Blues

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Murs

California Rapper Murs released 3:16: The 9th Edition in 2004. The semianl album was his first collaboration with North Carolina producer 9th Wonder. It is being re-released by Empire/Murs 316 for RSD Black Friday, and the vinyl has been out of print for some time.

1. Intro | 2. Bad Man! | 3. 3:16 (feat. Joe Scudda) | 4. The Pain | 5. Trevor An' Them | 6. Freak These Tales | 7. H-U-S-T-L-E | 8. Walk Like A Man | 9. The Animal (feat. Phonte of Little Brother)

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Willie Nelson

in 1973's Yesterday's Wine LP, Willie Nelson crafted one of the most artistically acclaimed albums in his huge catalog of recorded music. The LP is an insightful look into the the wrtiing and musicianship of this legendary artist at a time when he and friends like Waylon Jennings were considered too hip and outlaw for the confines of Nashville radio acceptance. It contains songs like the autobiographical "Me & Paul", the stellar title track and an incredible trove of balladry including "December Day," "It's Not For Me To Understand," and the gospel hits "In God's Eyes" and "Family Bible." Yesterday's Wine has been long out of print on vinyl and is coming to record stores as part of the Friday Music 180g Audiophile Vinyl Series on burgundy vinyl, in a gatefold sleeve and with a poster depicting the cover art included.

1. Medley 2. In God's Eyes 3. Family Bible 4.  It's Not for Me to Understand 5. Medley 6. Summer of Roses 7. December Day 8.  Yesterday's Wine 9. Me and Paul 10. Goin' Home

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Willie Nelson

Few country artists have had a bigger influence on the musical landscape than Wille Nelson. Born in 1933 in Abbott, TX, Ol' Willie is still going strong at the young age of 84! For RSD Black Friday, Modern Classics is re-releasing Spirit, Willie Nelson's forty-ninth studio album, originally released in 1996. The album differs from Nelson's other work because his band used fewer instruments on the recording (two guitars, piano, fiddle) and it has a more classical/Spanish influence. Spirit reached the US Country top 20 when it was released, and David Fricke from Rolling Stone describes it as "low-key, acoustic, stripped to the rugged fundamentals of a good song and a superior voice." Spirit is an emotional concept album illustrating the forlorn tale of a man abandoned by the great love of his life. We follow him down the path of loss as he confronts grief, gets back on his feet, and eventually finds solace in acceptance. Beloved by those familiar with Nelson's deep catalog, Spirit remains highly revered amongst critics and fans alike. Likened to Bob Dylan's Time Out Of Mind or Waylon Jennings' Right For the Time, Spirit sees Nelson maturing most gracefully. Originally released in 1996, Spirit is issued here for the first time on colored vinyl as a special Record Store Day Black Friday release. It comes newly remastered with a deluxe, gatefold, 'tip-on' uncoated jacket, this is a chance to own this unique album in its most beautifully presented form.

1 Matador 2 She Is Gone 3 Your Memory Won't Die In My Grave 4 I'm Not Trying To Forget You Anymore 5 Too Sick To Pray 6 Mariachi 7 I'm Waiting Forever 8 We Don't Run 9 I Guess I've Come To Live Here In Your Eyes 10 It's A Dream Come True 11 I Thought About You, Lord 12 Spirit Of E9 13 Matador

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Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock was unquestionably the most popular character on the original Star Trek series. His first record album, Leonard Nimoy Presents Mr. Spock's Music from Outer Space, was originally released in June 1967 on Dot Records. This entertaining and campy album has long been out of print on vinyl, and is a cult classic favorite for all Star Trek aficionados and lovers of Space in general. Varere Sarabande is re-releasing this amazing piece of mondo bizarro for RSD Black Friday. Pick up this great release on Black Friday and May The Force...wait, that's not right...Live Long and Prosper!

Side One: 1. Theme From Star Trek Performed by Charles Grean 2. Alien 3. Where Is Love 4. Music To Watch Space Girls By Performed by Charles Grean 5. Beyond Antares Performed by Charles Grean 6. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Earth Side Two: 1. Mission Impossible 2. Lost In The Stars 3. Where No Man Has Gone Before Performed by Charles Grean 4. You Are Not Alone 5. A Visit To A Sad Planet

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The Notorious B.I.G.

20th anniversary edition of Notorious B.I.G's single "Hypnotize" on orange/black 12" vinyl. Originally released on March 1, 1997 as the first single from the album Life After Death, it would be the last song he released in his lifetime, as he was killed only one week later. It became the fifth song by a credited artist to hit #1 posthumously, and is ranked at #30 on Rolling Stone's 50 Greatest Rap Songs Of All-Time.

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Gram Parsons & The Fallen Angels

Gram Parsons, an extremely revered and influential American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist, famously passed away on September 19, 1973, in Joshua Tree, CA of a drug overdose. Live 1973 Featuring Emmylou Harris is a live album by Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels, recorded at Sonic Studios in Hempstead, New York during a live radio broadcast from WLIR-FM. The recording came between Parsons' only two solo studio albums, GP, and Grievous Angel, but it was not released until 1982. This re-issue of Live 1973 Featuring Emmylou Harris is pressed on audiophile 180gram vinyl, utilizing Sierra Records 1982 original half-speed metal master, and was processed by the late Richard "Slim" Doss at the legendary Sheffield Lab Matrix. This beautiful deluxe edition comes with the original LP artwork, in an enhanced presentation silver foil, limited numbered jacket. It is a must have for any fan of the talented and troubled musician.

A1 We'll Sweep Out the Ashes A2 Big Mouth Blues A3 The New Soft Shoe A4 Streets Of Baltimore A5 Cry One More Time B1 California Cottonfields B2 Love Hurts B3 Country Baptizing B4 Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man B5 That'S All It Took B6 Six Days On The Road

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Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Full Experience

For Record Store Day Black Friday 2017, your friends at Get On Down bring you a beautiful package of roots reggae weirdness from the almighty Upsetter: Lee "Scratch" Perry. This red vinyl 12" with a stamped outer sleeve features the song "Disco Devil," recorded by the legendary Jamaican mad genius with the group The Full Experience, as a version of Max Romeo's "Chase the Devil." But don't jump to conclusions based on the song title - musically this is as far as you can get from Saturday Night Fever. Thick, reverb-drenched dub/roots reggae laced with Perry's dusted vocals and brilliant work behind the boards are on the menu throughout. This cut is undeniably underrated in Perry's catalog and fans will eat this up, since it has always been hard to find on 7" and 12" for many years now.

A Side Disco Devil (12" Mix) B Side Disco Devil (7" Mix)

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Poncier

In the movie SINGLES, Cliff Poncier is one of the main characters who was recently kicked out of his band and decides to record a solo album. During the filming of the movie SINGLES, Chris Cornell took a film prop cassette from the movie set that was Cliff Poncier's demo and seen in the film, wrote and recorded songs to the fake song titles written on the prop cassette "Seasons," "Nowhere But You," "Spoon Man," "Flutter Girl" and "Missing".  We will be officially for the first time releasing the Poncier demos on vinyl and cassette with custom art designed by Jeff Ament, in three colorways, randomly distributed.

1. Seasons 2. Nowhere But You 3. Spoon Man 4. Flutter Girl 5. Missing

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Poncier

In the movie SINGLES, Cliff Poncier is one of the main characters who was recently kicked out of his band and decides to record a solo album. During the filming of the movie SINGLES, Chris Cornell took a film prop cassette from the movie set that was Cliff Poncier's demo and seen in the film, wrote and recorded songs to the fake song titles written on the prop cassette "Seasons," "Nowhere But You," "Spoon Man," "Flutter Girl" and "Missing".  We will be officially for the first time releasing the Poncier demos on vinyl and cassette with custom art designed by Jeff Ament, in three colorways, randomly distributed.

1. Seasons 2. Nowhere But You 3. Spoon Man 4. Flutter Girl 5. Missing

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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop is one of the original pioneers of punk rock and underground rock and roll. In 1979 he delivered his hard-hitting alternative classic New Values debut LP for Arista Records. Featuring the punk anthem "Five Foot One" and his rockin' collaboration with The Stooge's James Williamson, "Don't Look Down", New Values was a solid effort and continues to be one of the most revered albums today. Friday Music continues its 180g Audiophile Vinyl Series with this Black Friday release, complete with blue/black swirl vinyl, gatefold cover and 24 x 24 poster.

1. Tell Me a Story 2. New Values 3. Girls 4. I'm Bored 5. Don't Look Down 6. The Endless Sea 7. Five Foot One 8. How Do Ya Fix a Broken Part  9. Angel 10. Curiosity  11. African Man 12. Billy is a Runaway

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

When it comes to New Orleans Jazz one name stands out, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The band gets it's name from the historic Preservation Hall venue located in New Orleans' French Quarter, where fans can hear them perform their own special style of New Orleans-style Jazz nightly on the classic stage. In August 2017, Record Store Day gathered record store folks from around the world for a week long conference and "Summer Camp". The Preservation Hall Jazz Band performed exclusively for RSD Summer Camp on August 21st, 2017, and the concert was recorded for posterity. It is being released to fans as Run Stop & Drop!! with a colorful jacket and custom inner sleeve for Black Friday 2017! The performance was powerful, animated and legendary. It was a very special night...pick up your copy on RSD Black Friday and come be a part of it!

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Sean Price

Coalmine Records is honored to release for RSD Black Friday, a limited-edition 10" maxi-single of "Refrigerator P," a bruiser of a track from the late, legendary rapper Sean Price. This 10" maxi-single comes loaded with the instrumental version and a special bonus beat selection called "P's Theme." Rounding out the release is the smoothed out "Peaky Blinders" remix of "Refrigerator P," featuring emcee Rob Kelly. Listeners will no doubt attest that he holds his weight alongside P, closing out this wonderful release.

Side A: “Refrigerator P (feat. The Rockness Monstah & DJ Revolution)" “Refrigerator P” (Instrumental) Side B: “Refrigerator P (feat. Rob Kelly) [Peaky Blinders Remix]” “P’s Theme” (Bonus Beat)

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Procol Harum

Exclusive for RSD is this limited edition 10" from British prog rockers Procol Harum, "The One and Only One." This coke-bottle colored 10" features 4 tracks recorded during Procol Harum's 2017 UK tour for the 50th anniversary. Side A features two classic live Procol Harum tracks "Conquistador" and "Cerdes (Outside the Gates of)" and Side B offers up two live tracks from Procol Harum's latest acclaimed album Novum, "Last Chance Motel" and "The Only One."

Side A: 1) Conquistador (live) 2) Cerdes (Outside the Gates of) (live) Side B:  1) Last Chance Motel (live) 2) The Only One (live)

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Prodigy

When it comes to authentic, ride-or-die hip-hop, few crews have as much resonance as Mobb Deep. Featuring two double-threat MCs who also produced - Havoc and the sadly-departed Prodigy - the crew changed the hardcore rap game in 1995 with their sophomore classic The Infamous, and went on to rule the dark corners of hip-hop for the second half of the 90s and well into the 2000s. After multiple Mobb Deep platters in the '90s, Prodigy entered the 2000s as a solo artist with force, rolling over a stomping, piano-freaked backdrop laced by producer The Alchemist, with "Keep It Thoro." It has held up over time, proving itself as an anthemic classic that the streets and clubs still respect. Flaunting a smooth-but-menacing flow, Prodigy's no-nonsense lyricism on "Keep It Thoro" is prototypical modern age brag rap. Countless MCs have followed his flow, from Fabolous to Joey Bada$$. The song is short and sweet, clocking in at just over 3 minutes. There are no wasted verses, just hardcore rhymes that stay with you. But "Thoro" was the tip of the iceberg on what proved to be one of the more coveted rap full-lengths of the era. The album boasted other charting singles, including "Rock Dat Shit" and "Y.B.E." (featuring B.G.), but it can be argued that the album's real gems are buried deeper. "Genesis," "What U Rep" (featuring Noreaga) and "Three" are all sinister yet pensive. "Wanna Be Thugs" and "Delt With The Bullshit" are strong and evocative Mobb Deep cuts, featuring production and vocals by Havoc. And alongside other standouts, perhaps the deepest cut of all - especially in light of Prodigy's recent and way-too-soon passing due to complications from Sickle Cell Anemia - is "You Can Never Feel My Pain," which details the health issues and challenges this talented MC and producer had been facing his whole life. H.N.I.C. was Prodigy's first solo album, but it is perhaps his best. Among fans he will never be forgotten, for his skills, his storytelling and his no-B.S. approach to the art of MCing.

A1. BARS & HOOKS (INTRO) A2. GENESIS A3. DRIVE THRU (SKIT) A4. ROCK DAT SHIT A5. WHAT U REP (FEAT. NOREAGA) A6. KEEP IT THORO B1. CAN'T COMPLAIN (FEAT. CHINKY & TWIN GAMBINO) B2. INFAMOUS MINDED (FEAT. BIG NOYD) B3. WANNA BE THUGS (FEAT. HAVOC) B4. THREE (FEAT. CORMEGA) B5. DELT W/ THE BULLSH*T (FEAT. HAVOC) C1. TRIALS OF LOVE (FEAT. B.K.) C2. H.N.I.C. C3. BE COOL (SKIT) C4. VETERAN'S MEMORIAL C5. DO IT (FEAT. MIKE DELOREAN) D1. LITTLES (SKIT) D2. Y.B.E. (FEAT. B.G.) D3. DIAMOND (FEAT. BARS N' HOOKS) D4. GUN PLAY (FEAT. BIG NOYD) D5. YOU CAN NEVER FEEL MY PAIN D6. H.N.I.C.

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Queen

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of News of the World, this limited edition 12" single features two of Queen's most iconic tracks, "We Are The Champions," and "We Will Rock You." Created exclusively for RSD Black Friday 2017, this 180-gram vinyl release features and exclusive cover and tracks remastered by Bob Ludwig in 2011.

"We Are The Champions"/"We Will Rock You"

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Raspberries

The Raspberries are one of rock's most treasured bands, influencing everyone from John Lennon to Bruce Springsteen to Paul Westerberg! Pop Art Live is a dynamic recording of the Raspberries first live show in 30 years, with comprehensive liner notes from Academy Award®-winner and music scribe Cameron Crowe. With memorabilia & ephemera from Raspberries aficionado Bernir Hogya, this 3 LP set on red, yellow and blue vinyl includes perfect renditions of all the hits plus covers of classic songs by the The Beatles, The Who & The Choir. This Rasperries live release includes two bonus songs not on the CD version, and also a download card. The two bonus songs are "Drivin' Around/Crusin' Music" and "I Don't Know What I Want" both recorded at the Raspberries' 2004 New Year's Eve show at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH.

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, a unique Americian folk and rhythm and blues band, led by Denver, CO's adopted son Rateliff, are determined to make your holiday a little more cheerful this year. They are releasing the holiday 7" "Baby It's Cold Outside"/"Santa Baby" on Stax Records on black vinyl. Limited to 3500 copies, this Record Store Day exclusive should make you and even Santa Claus dance and stomp his feet.

"Baby It's Cold Outside"/"Santa Baby"

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Otis Redding

50th Anniversary edition of Live In Europe, Redding's first live album (as well as the only live album released during his lifetime), issued exactly five months before his death on December 10, 1967. The album was recorded during the Stax/Volt tour of Europe and Redding is backed by Booker T. & the MG's. Recorded at the Olympia Theatre, Paris; March 21, 1967. This will be a MONO release on 140g red vinyl.

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Lou Reed and Kris Kristofferson

A limited edition picture disc that features select tracks from Lou Reed and Kris Kristofferson's 1994 set for "In Their Own Words with Vin Scelsa" at the famed Bottom Line in NYC.

Introduction/Vin Scelsa Introduce Lou Reed/Betrayed/VS Introduces Kris Kristofferson/Shipwrecked/LR on Songwriting/Legendary Hearts/KK On His Childhood and Songwriter/Sunday Morning Coming Down - The Pilgrim/LR On Velvet Underground & Warhol/Sweet Jane/KK On 'Me And Bobby McGee'/Me and Bobby McGee/KK on "Bird On A Wire"/Bird On A Wire/Tracks Of My Tears

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Sonny Rollins

Reissue of the saxophone colossus' debut on Impulse! Records featuring pianist Ray Bryant (whose "graceful, complex solos deserve considerable praise and attention" says Harvey Pekar in JazzTimes), bassist Walter Booker and drummer Mickey Roker. Pressed on 180g black vinyl at United Pressing, and mastered from the original tapes recorded at Rudy Van Gelder studio, On Impulse! is being faithfully reissued with all the original artwork and liner note content, including an essay by legendary jazz writer Nat Hentoff. Thom Jurek writes in AllMusic.com review that the album "feels as if it were a recording Rollins had to get out of his system. But thank goodness for us because it's a winner through and through." This album is also significant in that marks the only time Rollins and the soulful pianist Ray Byrant recorded together. Here the sparks fly on these five tasty jazz standards!

Side A: 1. On Green Dolphin Street 2. Everything Happens To Me Side B: 1. Hold 'Em Joe 2. Blue Room 3. Three Little Words 

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Rush

Canadian rock legends Rush have been making music for more than five decades. The songs on this RSD 7" are "Closer to the Heart" and "Madrigal," both released in 1977 on A Farewell to Kings. This single is being re-released for RSD Black Friday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the LP. This 7" has a large center hole, and new art by longtime Rush album designer Hugh Syme. It also comes with a custom 7" adapter and is to be timed with the 40th anniversary of A Farewell to Kings box set re-issue.

"Closer To The Heart"/"Madrigal"

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Scream

Scream was formed in 1981 by vocalist Peter Stahl, his brother Franz Stahl on guitar, Skeeter Thompson on bass, and Kent Stax on drums. The next few years would see the addition of second guitarist Robert Lee Davidson and keyboard player Bobby Madden. Following three LPs on Dischord Records, Scream's No More Censorship was released by reggae label Ras Records in August 1988. A seminal album of the DC punk scene, the album was the first to feature Dave Grohl, who replaced Stax for the album and stayed with the band until they disbanded in 1990. This was the first Scream album the now world famous musician ever played on.  Since disbanding, several incarnations of Scream have reunited/resurfaced for random tours and recordings since. Members of the band went on to form countless other influential actis, including Nirvana, Wool, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Goatsnake, The Suspects and others.  Southern Lord is proud to be chosen to reissue Scream's everlasting No More Censorship album. The band found the original multi-track tapes and Southern Lord had them prepped for a remix at Grohl's 606 studio. The new mix sounds vital and intense: the entire packaging, layout and design is completely different from the original, with the inclusion of photos, lyrics, poetry and other personal writingfr from the band during that era. Pressed on red/yellow vinyl with unreleased tracks and an extensive 32 page lyric book.

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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar, a very influential Indian musician and composer, was born in India in 1920. He was one of the best-known exponents of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century and influenced many other musicians throughout the world. Portrait of Genius was originally released in 1964, and is an essential album for any fan of Shankar or Indian music in general. For RSD Black Friday, Culture Factory is proud to re-issue Shankar's classic Portrait of Genius on mixed opaque purple vinyl with the orginal label, a printed inner sleeve, and cardboard jacket and LP spine folder.

Tala Rasa Ranga | Dhun | Tabla-Dhwani | Song From The Hills | Tabla-Tabla Tarang | Gat Kirwani | Raga Multani

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Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra

Shawn Lee, born in Kansas in 1963, is one of the most prolific musicians of his generation. A multi-instrumentalist, producer, singer songwriter, composer and Radio DJ, he has released 35 albums to date. He has played, produced and written songs for hundreds of records, and has worked with a diverse range of artists including Jeff Buckley, Saint Etienne, and the late Amy Winehouse. Lee's music has been used extensively in both film & TV - including Monuments Men, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, and many others. After a 5 year hiatus, Shawn makes a welcomed return to his Ping Pong Orchestra moniker with the Spacey concept album Techstar. This imaginary soundtrack album is filled with Cosmic Funk, Boogie, and disco. Based around the characters & happenings on a space station called Techstar, Mr. Lee blasts off into the outer regions on his latest Sci-Fi opus, proving that Space IS indeed the place....

1. Orion O’Neal 2. Ursa Major 7th 3. Space Shuffle 4. Lexina Walks In 5. Star Chimes 6. Lexina’s Theme 7. Sexy Sylvie 8. Captain Stone9. Tenaka’s Theme 10. Freddie Guitar 11. Hobots Theme 12. Carlos Theme 13. JT Space Cumbia 14. Razor Sharp 15. Doctor B 16. Dirk’s Jerk 17. Vegas In Space

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