Needle drops dominate the news this morning with three new mono transfers scheduled for release. Two Rolling Stones titles are coming out: Let It Bleed (LK5025) and Their Satanic Majesties Request (LK5465). Both of these titles are packaged in a digipack and contain generous amounts of studio outtakes and alternate versions as bonus material.
Paul McCartney Ram is a needle drop of the rare mono version distributed to radio stations in the seventies. Unlike the Rolling Stones transfers, this contains the mono edition of the album only. And finally, Scorpio will release Jimi Hendrix Maui Hawaii. This title contains two CDs and a single DVD covering Jimi Hendrix’s final show in the US on July 30th, 1970. This contains a soundboard recording, and audience recording, and an eighty-one minute film of the event.
Bob Dylan Wonderland (WLR-2068), 4CD in a booksized package and 16 page booklet containing Bob Dylan’s The Freewheelin’ session tapes.
Beatles The White Album, All That Happens 1968 (BFB-26). Fortieth anniversary of the White Album, this has 11 CDs and 2 DVDs of material and a 28 page book. The contents are: CD-1: The Demos, CD-2: More Demos & In The Studio Prt. 1, CD-3: In The Studio Prt. 2, CD-4: In The Studio Prt. 3, CD-5: In The Studio Prt. 4, CD-6: The Peter Sellers Tape & More, CD-7: The Solo Albums Volume One, CD-8: The Solo Albums Volume Two, CD-9: Hey Jude & More Sessions, CD-10: The Singles, CD-11: The Mixed Bag, DVD-1: Look At Us – more stories of 1968, DVD-2: Mal Evans’ complete uncut silent footage. NTSC
On The Way Of Wizards label:
DVD: WOW-365 THE BEEGEES – IDEA, German ZDF TV program, December 11 1968 and PBS Soundstage, Chicago 1975 with special guest: Yvonne Elliman. Duration: 119 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-367 LEONARD COHEN – RESEARCH, YOU UNDERSTAND… live at Sala Kongresowa, Warszawa, Poland, March 22 1985, Hallelujah In Moll, German ZDF TV Show, September 9 1985 and France, July 13 1985. Duration: 184 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-371 GOGO’S – LIVE! Palos Verdes High School, LA, CA, December 4 1981 and Rockpalast, Berlin Metropol, November 3 1982. Duration: 142 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-366 HEART – DREAMBOAT ANNIE 2007, Orpheum Theatre, LA, CA, April 17 2007 plus VH-1 Rock Honors, Mandalay NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-364 HUMBLE PIE – VIDEO ANTHOLOGY, a fine collection of rare video clips, enjoy! Duration: 85 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-370 AVRIL LAVIGNE – HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Seoul, January 27 2003, Seoul, November 8 2004, Calgary, March 23 2007. Duration: 177 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-372 PAUL McCARTNEY – ’07, Olympia, Paris, October 22 2007, Roundhouse, Camden, London, October 25 2007 and Later With Jools Holland, June 8 2007. Duration: 233 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-368 WOODSTOCK – EXTENDED EDITION, over 6 hours on 1 DVD featuring unseen performances, August 15-17 1969. Duration: 395 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!
WOW-369 JOE WALSH – CARRIES ON, live at Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC, August 28 1993, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert 1975, Dave Clark Teleshow 1973, Midnight Special, August 17 1973, Farm Aid 1987, James Gang à L’Olympia 1971. Duration: 169 mins, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 new!If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)