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Legends Return: Exclusive Vinyl Drops

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The Allure of Black Friday Record Store Day: A Melodic Affair

Black Friday Record Store Day has emerged as a prime destination for holiday shoppers seeking exclusive music releases. Details of some of this year’s most sought-after releases are being unveiled.

Spotlight on Iconic Releases

Topping the list of exclusives is Live in Bakersfield by the Doors, a 2LP set that promises to be a collector’s delight. Not far behind in generating buzz is the Grateful Dead’s five-disc box titled Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA 3/2/1969. Fans of the legendary rock band Motley Crue are in for a treat with the release of their EP, Too Young to Fall in Love. Additionally, enthusiasts can look forward to vinyl demos from Joni Mitchell’s acclaimed album, Court and Spark.

Diverse Musical Offerings

Apart from the aforementioned releases, Live in Bakersfield by the Doors will make its debut on CD this Black Friday. Other notable releases include Gov’t Mule’s Time of the Signs EP, two double-LP sets from Jerry Garcia, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts’ Mindsets LP, and offerings from the Monkees and Micky Dolenz.

In a special tribute, the late Kiss drummer Eric Carr’s Rockology: The Picture Disc Edition will be up for grabs, exclusively on LP. This edition will also have a limited CD run, making it a must-have for dedicated fans.

A Collector’s Paradise

As the Record Store Day’s Black Friday event approaches, the question on everyone’s mind is: What releases are you most excited about? Whether you’re shopping for loved ones or adding to your personal collection, this event promises a plethora of musical treasures.

Background Information:

  • The Doors: An American rock band formed in 1965, known for hits like “Light My Fire” and “Riders on the Storm.”
  • Grateful Dead: A renowned American rock band formed in 1965, celebrated for their unique and eclectic style.
  • Motley Crue: An American heavy metal band formed in 1981, known for hits like “Dr. Feelgood” and “Girls, Girls, Girls.”
  • Joni Mitchell: A Canadian singer-songwriter and painter, Mitchell’s music has touched on pop, rock, and jazz genres.

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