January, 2015

  • 1 January

    Releases of 2014 – It’s your turn again ..

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    As the calendars flip over once more, we’re asking you to look back over the boots that consumed you this year, the platters that mattered and the live recordings that licked your ears. Your contributions to this task will be most appreciated once again. In the forthcoming days, we’l be ...

  • 1 January

    Round up of new Japanese releases

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    Announced within the past week there has been the usual flurry of activity for the festive period and the Tarantula label have been busy with some of their biggest release schedule in some time. Firstly, two new Led Zeppelin releases – both have been announced with a choice of twin ...

December, 2014

  • 31 December

    Kiss – You Are The Best – Because I Say So! (The Godfather Box G.R. BOX 26)

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    You Are The Best – Because I Say So! (The Godfather Box G.R. BOX 26) It’s been two years since the last KISS box set from The Don, and after reading the booklet for the MK V set and its description of “third and final installment”, I was not expecting ...

  • 29 December

    Bruce Springsteen – Growing Young With Rock And Roll (Godfatherecords G. R. 1016)

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    Growing Young With Rock And Roll (Godfatherecords G. R. 1016) Harvard Square Theater, Cambridge, MA, USA – 9 May, 1974 Introductions, New York City Serenade, Spirit In The Night, I Sold My Heart To The Junkman, Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?, It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The ...

  • 24 December

    Happy Holidays to you from us!

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    Festive greetings and whatever you’re celebrating this festive period, thank you for you contributions, donations, comments to the site. Everything is appreciated and your reading CMR on a daily basis, checking back to us on whether you should buy that CD or not or sharing your information with us, we ...

  • 23 December

    News & new releases

    Eric Clapton & Bob Dylan – Complete Crossroads Show 1999

    Eric Clapton & Bob Dylan – Complete Crossroads Show 1999 (no label) is a pro-shot DVD from Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY on June 30th, 1999 that featured Eric Clapton & Friends In Concert: A Benefit For The Crossroads Centre At Antigua. Jack Bruce – Bottom Line 1988 ...

  • 22 December

    Kiss – Fresno Alive (Tarantura TCDKIS-15)

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    Fresno Alive (Tarantura TCDKIS-15) Selland Arena, Fresno, San Francisco, CA, USA – Wednesday August 17, 1977 (56:07) Monitor Check, Introduction, I Stole Your Love, Take Me, Ladies Room, Firehouse, Love Gun, Hooligan, Christine Sixteen, Makin’ Love, Shock Me, Guitar Solo,  Detroit Rock City, Beth, Black Diamond KISS released their sixth ...

  • 19 December

    New Rolling Stones ’65 release on Dog ‘n Cat!

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    After a short exchange of delivering some releases from the Stones 2013 / 2014 tour, the Dog ‘n Cat label have released something with a little more 60’s flavour. “In Action: German Tour 1965″ features audio from the Stones trips to Europe. The set begins with a, er, Dutch show ...

  • 16 December

    News & new releases

    Rolling Stones – Shea Stadium 1989 Final Night

    The Rolling Stones – Shea Stadium 1989 Final Night (no label) is a 2CD set from Shea Stadium, New York City, NY on October 29th, 1989. Paul McCartney – Out There Sao Paulo 2014 (no label) is a pro-shot DVD from Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 25th, 2014. ...

  • 16 December

    More new Beatles releases on HMC / Misterclaudel

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    Mere days after their original Ed Sullivan announcement, the HMC label have announced another release, the premier of the original project that turned in to the Anthology series, “The Long And Winding Road”. This set is a dual DVD / CD package – the DVD features the original 102 minute ...

  • 13 December

    Iron Maiden – Whispers In The Night – Stockholm ’92 (The Godfatherecords G.R.1018/1019)

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    Whispers In The Night – Stockholm ’92 (The Godfatherecords G.R.1018/1019) Globen, Stockholm, Sweden – August 29, 1992 Disc 1 (51:21) Intro, Be Quick Or Be Dead, The Number Of The Beast, Wrathchild, From Here To Eternity, Can I Play With Madness, Wasting Love, Tailgunner, The Evil That Men Do, Afraid ...

  • 13 December

    New Beatles ‘Ed Sullivan’ release on HMC!

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    The HMC label have announced their first release of 2015! It’s a 2 DVD set of the Beatles appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show between 1964 – ’67. The DVDs features brand new and unbooted rehearsal footage from 1965 and the 16th February, 1964 show – complete and uncut – ...

  • 12 December

    New Deep Purple and Kiss on Tarantura

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    The Tarantura label continue their Hard Rock mission with two new releases from two big bands. “Danish Hard Road” is the Deep Purple show, recorded at Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Aarhus, Denmark on Saturday April 24th, 1971, produced over two CDs A limited edition of 150, This set is promoted as being ...

  • 10 December

    Paul McCartney – Madrid v’s Paris (Audiofön AF 023)

    Paul McCartney – “Madrid v’s Paris” (Audiofön AF 023) Paul’s pledge for meatfreemondays.com Madrid, Spain, 30th May 2004 – Estadio de Madrid – Jet / Let Me Roll It / All Things Must Pass / Penny Lane / Get Back / I’ve Got A Feeling Paris, France, 24th June, 2004 ...

  • 10 December

    The Beatles – Reconstructed Multi Tracks” (Audiofon AF 025)

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    The Beatles – “Reconstructed Multi Tracks” (Audiofon AF 025) Hello Goodbye (Take 14 – Drums) (Mono) [Tk 1] / Hello Goodbye (Take 14 – Piano, Organ and Percussion) (Mono) [Tk 2-4] / Hello Goodbye (SI on to Take 16 – Bass) (Mono) [Tk 2] / Hello Goodbye (SI on to ...

  • 9 December

    New Stones, Pink Floyd, Yes, & ELP

    Rolling Stones – Auckland On Fire

    The Rolling Stones – Auckland On Fire (no label) features the Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand show from November 22nd, 2014 on two DVDs. Pink Floyd – The Division Bell/The Endless River Outtakes (Oenone-002) is a single disc that features unreleased high quality outtakes from “The Division Bell” & ...

  • 6 December

    New release round up – December 2014

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    A mixed bag of new releases have recently arrived from the Far East .. The Tarantura label have brought us a new version of the Led Zeppelin, Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada show from Wednesday July 18, 1973. As usual the label have chosen to present us with A and B ...

  • 5 December

    Paul McCartney – 2010 Jools Rehearsals (Audiofön Music AF 022)

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    Paul McCartney “2010 Jools Rehearsals” (Audiofön Music AF 022) The Rehearsals; Warming Up / Band On The Run / Jam / Matchbox / Let Me Roll It / Jet / Jet / Jam / 1985 / Band On The Run / Jet synthesiser / 1985 instrumental / Jam / Let ...

  • 3 December

    New Beatles titles on Minotaur

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    Recently announced are the newest releases on the Beatles label, Minotaur. The first release entitled, “March 5th, 1963 – The Definitive Collection” is a compilation of sources from this famous Abbey Road session. Culled from the best sources of this selection, this should surpass Vigotone’s, Yellow Dog’s and Tobe Milo’s ...

  • 2 December

    New Stones, Boston, Clapton, & Dylan

    Rolling Stones – Sydney 2014

    The Rolling Stones – Sydney 2014 (no label) is a 2CD set from Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia on November 12th, 2014. The Rolling Stones – Hunter Valley 2014 (no label) is a 2CD set from Hope Estate, Hunter Valley, Australia on November 15th, 2014. R.I.P. Bobby Keys (December 18, 1943 ...