Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Joan Jett, and More Announce Record Store Day Releases
Record Store Day will once again return on Black Friday (November 23), and some tasty vinyl offerings will be available exclusively in independent record stores right here in New Jersey.
Among the limited-edition discs that will be available exclusively in independent record stores are releases from Paul McCartney, Joan Jett, Chris Cornell, Eric Clapton, and The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
McCartney’s is serving up a seven-inch disc featuring “I Don’t Know” and “Come On to Me” — the first two singles from his latest album, Egypt Station.
Jett will release the music from the soundtrack to her music documentary, “Bad Reputation,” on transparent yellow vinyl. The career-spanning compilation premieres a new Joan Jett & the Blackhearts track, “Fresh Start,” alongside definitive live and studio performances by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts as well as tracks featuring The Runaways, Bikini Kill, Miley Cyrus and members of The Sex Pistols
Cornell’s posthumous new song “When Bad Does Good,” included in an upcoming career-spanning box set due out November 16, will be issued as a seven-inch single for Black Friday. It also includes a 2016 live version of Temple of the Dog playing Mother Love Bone‘s “Stargazer.”
Clapton, whose first-ever holiday album, Happy Xmas, comes out this Friday, will release a 12-inch single on Black Friday boasting two new tracks not included on the Christmas collection.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Black Friday offering is an orange vinyl EP that contains three unreleased mono mixes of three tracks from the group’s 1968 album, Electric Ladyland — “Burning of the Midnight Lamp,” “Crosstown Traffic,” and “Gypsy Eyes.”
Other 2018 Record Store Day Black Friday releases include discs from Blue Oyster Cult, Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, Jim Morrison & The Doors, The Grateful Dead, Guns N’ Roses, Hozier, Joan Jett, Judas Priest, Dave Matthews Band, The Ramones, Keith Richards, Todd Rundgren, The Smashing Pumpkins, Stone Temple Pilots, America, Talking Heads, U2 and Yes.
Check out the full list at RecordStoreDay.com.