Now that Fall is here, it's time to start thinking about the holidays and all the goodies you want (or will buy for loved ones). Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment’s catalog division, has put together some wonderful collections that are sure to satisfy Vintage Rock music lovers everywhere. Here are four that caught our eye. For more, go to http://www.legacyrecordings.com.
The Early Years
In Stores: 11/11/2016
This 27-disc deluxe boxset features TV recordings, BBC Sessions, unreleased tracks, outtakes, and demos over more than 12 hours of audio and 15 hours of video. The set also includes 20 unreleased songs including 7 hours of previously unreleased live audio, 7 hours of rare concert footage, meticulously produced 7" singles in replica sleeves, collectible memorabilia, feature films, and new sound mixes. Previously unreleased tracks have been newly mixed for this release, including 1967's Vegetable Man and In The Beechwoods.
The RCA and Arista Album Collection
In Stores: 10/07/2016
This 17-disc deluxe bot set brings together for the first time in one comprehensive anthology, the 16 groundbreaking studio and live album titles written and recorded by Reed as a solo artist, as well as access to several titles which have been out of print, hard to find, or unavailable in the CD and digital music eras. This definitive anthology contains 16 full-length albums on 17 compact discs in addition to an 80-page hard-bound book featuring memorabilia from Lou’s personal archives, rarely seen photos and artwork, interviews with Lou, as well as five 8"x10" prints and a facsimile reproduction of a rare RCA promotional poster.
..It's Too Late To Stop Now…Volumes II, III, IV & DVD
In Stores: 6/10/2016
This three-disc and DVD box set is a collection of previously unreleased live concert recordings from Morrison’s mythic 1973 tour with the Caledonia Soul Orchestra. The set’s DVD features professionally-lensed live footage from the Rainbow Theatre, available here for the first time as a commercial home video release.
The Complete Album Collection
In Stores: 3/18/2016
This limited edition 60-disc box set anthology commemorates the 60th anniversary of the release of Elvis Presley’s first album for RCA Records. It includes restorations of 57 Elvis Presley albums originally released on RCA from 1956-1977 PLUS 3 new discs of rarities from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. The deluxe set features Elvis’s fabled Sun Sessions, his first RCA sessions, and significant official Elvis album releases including studio, soundtrack, and live titles in addition to compilations featuring unreleased songs or tracks new to the LP format.