Tag: Capitol Records

Wings Over America

Wings Over America: Like A Relic From A Different Age

Wings Over America served to document Paul McCartney’s 1976 tour of America with his band Wings. It stands as one of his finest albums.

Song Of The Day: EOB, “Olympik”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Monday, April 20th, is “Olympik” by EOB, taken from the Capitol Records release, Earth.

Yma Sumac: The Quintessence (él Records)

Peruvian vocalist Yma Sumac was a unique personality that appeared in the 1950s. She released six studio albums during this time, all of which have been compiled in this handy and essential three-disc box set.

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “I’m Going Your Way”

Taken from the Capitol Records release, The Beach Boys 1969: I’m Going Your Way.

Buck Owens And The Buckaroos: The Complete Capitol Singles: 1971-1975 (Omnivore Recordings

The third and final installment of Omnivore Recordings’ documenting of Country singer Buck Owens’ prolific output for Capitol Records finds the singer exploring different sounds in a recording career that was taking second place to television stardom, and would come to a sudden end with the death of his musical partner and best friend. Though this era wasn’t as prominent as the decade before, this collection contains some fine music worthy of rediscovery.

Buck Owens And The Buckaroos: The Complete Capitol Singles: 1971-1975 (Omnivore Recordings

The third and final installment of Omnivore Recordings’ documenting of Country singer Buck Owens’ prolific output for Capitol Records finds the singer exploring different sounds in a recording career that was taking second place to television stardom, and would come to a sudden end with the death of his musical partner and best friend. Though this era wasn’t as prominent as the decade before, this collection contains some fine music worthy of rediscovery.

Song Of The Day: The Decemberists, “Traveling On”

Taken from the Capitol Records release, Traveling On.

The Beach Boys: Wake The World: The Friends Sessions (Capitol)

The first of two offerings in the annual Beach Boys copyright extension series, this alternate version of their album Friends is a beautiful and surprisingly essential collection that offers new depth to one of their most underrated albums.

The Beach Boys: Wake The World: The Friends Sessions (Capitol)

The first of two offerings in the annual Beach Boys copyright extension series, this alternate version of their album Friends is a beautiful and surprisingly essential collection that offers new depth to one of their most underrated albums.

Paul McCartney & Wings: Wings Greatest (Capitol Records)

Though the usefulness of this recently reissued greatest hits package raises certain questions, it doesn’t detract from the fact that this is a perfect, bare-bones collection of Sir Paul McCartney’s absolute greatest hits.