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New Led Zeppelin box set by Godfather


Godfather’s latest box set is Led Zeppelin Studio Magik:  Sessions 1968 – 1980 (Godfather BOX 18). Their most ambitious project yet, this is an 18 disc collection with every outtake and demo that’s surfaced including those from the Led Zeppelin II era.    The liner notes offer a nice summary of the project:   Led ...

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new on Godfather….


The Godfather label have several interesting titles coming out at the end of the month.  Eddie Vedder The Lonely Pearl (GR 843/844) is a 2CD release documenting the October 31st, 2012 show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Rolling Stones Before The Affair (GR 845) is a one disc release with ...

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Jeff Beck – Illinois Hurricane (Wardour-105)


Illinois Hurricane (Wardour-105) World Music Theater, Tinley Park, IL – August 24th, 1995 (74:25):  Hurricane, Stand On It, Star Cycle, Guitar Shop, Savoy, You Never Know, Behind The Veil, Freeway Jam, Where You Were, Big Block, ‘Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers, Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Sling Shot, Blue Wind, People ...

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Styx – Memories In Paradise (Calm & Storm 039)


Memories In Paradise (Calm & Storm 039) Budokan, Tokyo, Japan – January 13th, 1982 Disc 1 (57:51):  Opening, State Street Sadie, AD 1928, Rockin’ The Paradise, Blue Collar Man, The Grand Illusion, Lights, Great White Hope, Acoustic Guitar Solo, Crystal Ball, Suite Madame Blue, Snowblind Disc 2 (75:44):  Too Much ...

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new Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio


British metal dominates today’s new releases.  First up is Rainbow Definitive Cardiff 1983 (Darker Than Blue 169/170/171/172).  This is a four disc set with the audience and soundboard recordings of the September 15th, 1983 show in St. David’s Hall in Cardiff, Wales.  Also included is a miniature tour program replica. ...

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Cheap Trick – Hello Windy City (Gypsy Eye GE-181/182)


Hello Windy City (Gypsy Eye GE-181/182) International Amphitheater, Chicago, IL – June 16th, 1979 Disc 1 (62:30):  Hello There, Come On Come On, Stiff Competition, On Top Of The World, guitar solo, Big Eyes, Ain’t That A Shame, Clock Strikes Ten, Need Your Love, I Know What I Want, California Man, I Want You to Want Me, Surrender, Goodnight Disc 2 ...

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Yes – The Guardian Of Heaven (Virtuoso 142)


The Guardian Of Heaven (Virtuoso 142) (64:32) The Assembly Hall, Champaign, IL – April 23rd, 1979:  The Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Siberian Khatru, Future Times, Rejoice, Circus Of Heaven, Happy Birthday, Time And A Word, Long Distance Runaround.  Quebec Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada ...

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Paul McCartney – Tour De Fleurs (Fabulous Four Records FAB4-029/030)


Tour De Fleurs (Fabulous Four Records FAB4-029/030) Palais Omnisport De Bercy, Paris, France – October 10th, 1989 Disc 1 (70:12):  Figure Of Eight, Jet, Rough Ride, Got To Get You Into My Life, Band On The Run, Ebony And Ivory, We Got Married, Maybe I’m Amazed, The Long And Winding Road, The Fool On The Hill, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts ...

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Three new Beatles


Three new Beatles titles were released today.  The Beatles Complete Rooftop Mix – Stereo Nagra Rolls (Medusa MD-012) contains a stereo edit of the January 30th, 1969 rooftop concert.     The Beatles’ Story (Medusa MD-013) contains the Capitol Records interview disc.   And finally The Beatles Where The Ashes ...

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The Doors – Old Stone Road (Godfather Records GR 834)


Old Stone Road (Godfather Records GR 834) Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield, CA – August 21st, 1970 (63:02):  Roadhouse Blues, Alabama Song, Back Door Man / Old Stone Road, Five To One, Universal Mind, When The Music’s Over, Mystery Train, Ship Of Fools About a week before traveling to England for their set at the Isle Of Wight Festival The ...

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news and new releases


Starting off today’s new releases is a very rare Police silver.  Here In New Haven (Wardour-106) is a two disc title featuring an audience recording from New Haven, Connecticut on January 23rd, 1982.   Journey Frontiers In Tokyo (Calm & Storm 044) is a 4CD set focusing in on two ...

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