Courtesy of Record Store DayRecord Store Day will celebrate its 10th anniversary this Saturday in independent record stores across the country, and around the world.
As with the previous nine events, the list of releases for this year’s Record Store Day is stuffed with exclusive offerings, mostly on vinyl from a variety of veteran acts, including Paul McCartney, The Doors, The Turtles, Fleetwood Mac and The Kinks.
Paul McCartney will be releasing a limited-edition cassette that day featuring demos of three songs he and Elvis Costello wrote and recorded together during the sessions for Paul’s 1989 studio album Flowers in the Dirt.
The Doors’ Record Store Day offering is Live at The Matrix, an LP that features newly remastered performances from the band’s March 7, 1967, show at the San Francisco club.
The Turtles’ contribution to the campaign is a reissue of the 1970 compilation More Golden Hits pressed on gold vinyl.
Fleetwood Mac is releasing Altered Mirage, an LP of alternate takes of songs from the 1982 Mirage album that first appeared as part of the deluxe CD reissue, which came out last year.
The Kinks are putting out two Record Store Day releases, a pair of long-out-of-print French EPs.
Other artists releasing limited-edition vinyl discs for RSD this year include The Beatles, Blondie, David Bowie, The Cars, Johnny Cash, Cheap Trick, David Crosby, Def Leppard, The Easybeats, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Marianne Faithfull, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Madonna, Johnny Mathis, Mungo Jerry, Stevie Nicks, Harry Nilsson, Dolly Parton, Pink Floyd, Prince, Procol Harum, Lou Reed, Todd Rundgren, Leon Russell, Santana, Bob Seger, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Toto, U2, Neil Young, Yes, and The Zombies.
For the full list of releases and participating stores, visit RecordStoreDay.com.
Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.