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From rare to accessible. In 2007 and 2019, we reviewed very rare early CDs of the Elvis Presley compilation Merry Christmas (go here and here). This holiday season, we consider a much more common Elvis holiday album, simply titled Elvis’ Christmas Album. Originally released in 1957, Elvis’ Christmas Album offers 12 classics, including “White Christmas”, […]

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When we consider early Japanese CD pressings, we are normally concerned with discs released in the U.S., European, and Japanese markets. In many cases, unique Japanese pressings were produced for each of these primary CD markets. For smaller markets in the early days of the format, one of these primary issues would be imported for […]

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Back in March 2020, we provided a review of an early CD pressing of a rather obscure Bob Marley album (go here). With this post, we look at an album well known to even the casual Bob Marley fan. It is the aptly titled compilation Legend. The full title is actually Legend: The Best of […]

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One of the most heavily anticipated catalogs to be released on compact disc in the mid-1980s was that of The Rolling Stones. Of course, it was. As was often the case with headliners, the Stones’ pre-1971 catalog was under the control of different labels, depending on the sales territory. In the U.S., ABCKO owned the […] Band on the Run">The U.S. Shape Optimedia pressing of Band on the Run

What can I tell you about Paul McCartney and Band on the Run that you don’t already know?  Let’s get to the CD. Band on the Run first appeared on CD in the U.S. on the Columbia label, under the CBS Records umbrella. This, like all McCartney Columbia CDs, is rather rare (though available as […]

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1959 saw the release of one of the most iconic jazz albums of all time, Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue. In the same year, five of the jazz legends that performed on Kind of Blue recorded a session in Chicago that is oft-overlooked. It shouldn’t be. The line-up of Julian (Cannonball) Adderley on alto saxophone, […]

The West German pressing of Culture Club Colour by Numbers

One cannot have a meaningful discussion of ’80s pop music without devoting significant time to British chart-topper Culture Club. Fronted by the ever-charismatic Boy George, the group debuted with 1982’s Kissing to be Clever and its hits “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” and “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me”. That was just the start. In […]

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Last month, we profiled an early CD of the German prog rock group Grobschnitt. In this latest entry, we stay in Europe and move forward about a decade. Swedish pop/rock duo Roxette delivered hit after hit in the ’80s into the ’90s. Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle formed Roxette in 1984 and hit the airwaves […]

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