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Rock Music Gets Some Love On Record Store Day


As Record Store Day 2020 fast approaches, we’re pleased to announce that rock music is extremely well represented.

Pink Floyd, Def Leppard, the late David Bowie, U2, the Ramones and the Grateful Dead are just some of the artists included in 2020’s Record Store Day.

independent record stores will open their doors on April 18thand you can see the list of rock-related Record Store Day releases below. As always the list of titles has something for every avid record collector including live recordings, previously unavailable material, anniversary edition releases, and the obligatory box sets.

Following their induction into Rock N Roll Hall of Fame, Def Leppard is releasing an album that was recorded during the bands live performance t the event. All five songs the band performed that night will be on this piece of vinyl, it also included the guest appearances by Queen guitarist Brian May as well as Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter during the track “All the Young Dudes”.

Pink Floyd has a special Record Store Day 7″ vinyl release called Arnold Layne Live 2007. This live recording of Syd Barrett’s song was recorded at his Tribute Concert 2007. The recording features three of Pink Floyd’s alumni:  David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Richard Wright, this was also the last time the three performed together as Wright sadly passed away in 2008.

Check out the list below for some of the highlights of Record Store Day and go out and support your local brick-and-mortar, independently-owned music stores.

Record Store Day 2020 Rock Related Releases:

Allman Brothers Band – Fillmore West 1-31-71
Allman Brothers Band – An Evening With The Allman Brothers Band: First Set
The Black Crowes – Jealous Again
The Black Keys – Let’s Rock (45RPM Edition)
David Bowie – ChangesNowBowie
David Bowie – I’m Only Dancing (The Soul Tour 74)
Cheap Trick – Out To Get You! Live 1977
Alice Cooper – Live from the Apollo Theatre Glasgow Feb 19.1982
The Cure – Seventeen Seconds (40th Anniversary Edition)
The Cure – Bloodflowers (20th Anniversary Edition)
Def Leppard – Rock N Roll Hall of Fame
Dio – Annica
The Doors – The Soft Parade: Stripped
Dr. John – Remedies
Emerson Lake & Palmer – Live At Waterloo Field, Stanhope, New Jersey, U.S.A., 31st July
Fleetwood Mac – The Alternate Rumours
Ace Frehley – Trouble Walkin’
Jerry Garcia – The Very Best of Jerry Garcia (5 LP set)
Grateful Dead – Buffalo 5/9/77 (5 LP set)
Jimi Hendrix – “Message To Love (Live)” / “Changes (Live)”
Humble Pie – Official Bootleg Collection Vol 2
Jethro Tull – Stormwatch 2
Elton John – Elton John (50th anniversary edition)
Judas Priest – British Steel (40th Anniversary Edition)
Judas Priest – Sad Wings of Destiny
The Kinks – The Kink Kronikles
Mark Knopfler – Metroland (Music and Songs From the Film)
Lennon/Ono with The Plastic Ono Band – Instant Karma!(2020 Ultimate Mixes)
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets – “See Emily Play”/”Vegetable Man”
Paul McCartney – McCartney (50th Anniversary Edition)
Motorhead – “Ace of Spades”/”Dirty Love”
Mott The Hoople – The Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll
New Order – Peel Session /82
Pink Floyd – Arnold Layne Live 2007
Iggy Pop – Kiss My Blood (Live in Paris 1991)
Iggy Pop & the Stooges – Russia Melodia
The Pretenders – Live! At the Paradise, Boston, 1980
The Ramones – It’s Alive II (40th Anniversary Edition)
Lou Reed & John Cale – Songs For Drella
The Replacements – The Complete Inconcerated Live (3LP set)
Keith Richards – “Hate It When You Leave” b/w “Key To The Highway”
The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed (Limited Collectors Edition)
The Rolling Stones – Metamorphosis UK
Roxy Music – Roxy Music (The Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)
Skid Row – Slave to the Grind
Toto – Live in Tokyo
U2 – 11 O’Clock Tick Tock (40th Anniversary Edition)
Roger Waters – The Wall — Live in Berlin
The Who – A Quick Live One
The Who – Odds and Sods (Deluxe)
Yardbirds – Roger The Engineer: Stereo & Mono
Warren Zevon – Warren Zevon’s Greatest Hits (According To Judd Apatow)
Frank Zappa – You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore (Sampler)


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