Apologies to readers on my quiet time. I was in Texas for a vacation and so decided (while there) that I would just spend the time with my family. As it were, little was announced anyway. But there were a few goodies that bear to be mentioned:

Fuel Records will release an early period Johnny Winter album collection called Gangster Of Love: The Early Years. The new set is on the calendar for January 27.

Island Records will issue American Beauty/American Psycho by Fall Out Boy on January 20.

The End Records will put out a collection for Billy Talent called Hits, in both a CD and a Deluxe Edition. It’s scheduled for January 20. The set includes two new tracks as enticement.


Verve Records have the Donny Osmond cover set coming on January 13. That album is called The Soundtrack Of My Life.

AAO Music is planning Ultimate Legends titles for Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan, planning them for January 27.

Fuel Records have a Jose Feliciano collection coming on January 27th called Hits & Favorites.

Sanctuary Records will produce vinyl LPs of The Kink Kontroversy, Kinks, Kinda Kinks, and Face To Face, releasing them on January 27.

Motown Records have Trouble Man by Marvin Gaye coming on vinyl LP, scheduled for January 13.

Atlantic Records will release a 2CD reissue of Living Years (1988) by Mike + the Mechanics on February 10.

MikeMechanics Living Years

Curb Records will release a ‘best of’ collection for Leann Rimes called All-Time Greatest Hits, planned for February 3.

By MARowe

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  1. Something of interest for Lily amp; Madeleine fans. If you would like to own a really rare version of their newest album “Fumes”, you can bid on acetate test pressings for charity. Looks like 3 are available.


    Also a contest from the Panegyric label through Burning Shed:
    “Which member of King Crimson has played with both Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones?”


    I’ll even give you what I believe is the correct answer: Mel Collins (saxaphone).

    1. I would even believe your answer is correct. His work with Camel is some of my favorites of the ’70s. Oh, how I sought out Camel music back in those days.

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