A few words on the legendary Don Williams, who passed away Friday at the age of 78.
Hitchhiker is purportedly an “unreleased Neil Young solo album.” It isn’t really a lost album, though; instead, it’s the document of a quick, one night recording session, where Young played his latest compositions for his friend, David Briggs. It’s a welcomed–albeit way too brief–addition to the Neil Young archives.
Taken from the Numero Group release, Warfaring Strangers: Acid Nightmares.
This two-disc set serves as an introduction to the work of Gerald Levert–both as a solo artist and with his band, the beloved R&B trio Levert.
Taken from the Tompkins Square release, Gentle Wilderness.
Surf duo Jan & Dean’s “comedy” album was intended as a contractual obligation, an unfunny joke that was rightly rejected, yet bowdlerized by their label after Jan Berry’s near-fatal car accident. Fifty-one years later, this reissue presents the album as it was meant to be heard.
Taken from the Rock Candy Records release, For Madmen Only.
The duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman’s third album was a sophisticated pop album that should have been their entrée to a wider audience. This deluxe reissue of Eroica proves the album has stood the test of time.
Taken from the 3 Loop Music Release, Doppelgänger (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition).
Taken from the Analog Africa release, Stay Up Zimbabwe.