I've been wanting to get back into vinyl, but just haven't pulled the trigger. I'd need to find a safe place where my 5 year old daughter can't touch it! Looking at this list of amazing albums coming out on Record Store Day though, it might just be time!
The Allman Brothers Band - Syria Mosque - Pittsburgh, PA 1-17-71 - 2 LP. This is another live release from the Allman vaults.
Dio - Live in Fresno 1983 - 2 LP. This is the first vinyl release of the concert released in last year’s Holy Diver box set.
The Doors - “Love Her Madly,” “Hello, I Love You,” “Break on Through (To the Other Side)” - 3-inch Singles. These special singles are designed to be played on The Doors' RSD3 mini-turntable.
Duran Duran - Carnival Rio! - LP This compiles all the Rio “Night Versions” and Carnival EP remixes from 1982.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery - Picture Disc. This is a 50th anniversary edition of the album.
Jerry Garcia Band - How Sweet It Is: Live at Warfield Theatre, San Francisco 1990 - 2 LP. This is a reissue of a live album from 1997.
Generation X - Generation X - LP. The debut album from Billy Idol and company gets its first vinyl reissue.
The Grateful Dead - Boston Garden, Boston, MA 5/7/77 - 5 LP. It’s the vinyl debut for this classic concert.
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Up Your Alley - LP. This reissue is on yellow lemonade vinyl.
Billy Joel - Live at the Great American Music Hall - 2 LP. This was first released in a box set two years ago.
Elton John - Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player - 2 LP. This reissue includes a second LP of demos.
John Lennon - Gimme Some Truth - 10-inch vinyl box set. This 2020 collection gets reissued over nine EPs.
Paul McCartney and Wings - Red Rose Speedway - LP. This is a 50th anniversary edition of the album with “My Love.”
Eddie Money - The Covers - LP. This is a reissue of two EPs he released in 2009 and includes takes on songs by The Beatles and AC/DC.
Motley Crue – Helter Skelter - 12-inch picture disc. This includes two songs from Shout at the Devil and Too Fast for Love.
Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna Live 1981 - 2 x LP. This concert release gets its vinyl debut.
Pearl Jam - Give Way - CD, 2 LP. This is a 1998 concert from the Yield tour in Australia.
Keith Richards - Vintage Vinos - 2 LP. This is a reissue of his out-of-print solo best of compilation.
The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet - LP. This is a new colored vinyl pressing for the album’s 55th anniversary.
Todd Rundgren - A Wizard / A True Star - LP. The 50th anniversary edition of this album is on colored vinyl.
Soul Asylum - MTV Unplugged - 2 LP. Their full 1993 performance gets its first release.
Ringo Starr - Stop & Smell the Roses – CD, 2 LP. His 1981 album finally gets reissued.
U2 – “Two Hearts Beat as One”/”Sunday Bloody Sunday” War & Surrender Mixes – 12-inch EP. The includes the original versions and remakes of both songs.
Van Halen - LIVE: Right Here, Right Now - 4 LP. The 1993 live document of the Sammy Hagar era adds three tracks not on the CD edition.