Record Store Day Black Friday releases include discs from McCartney, Springsteen, Clapton, U2
Written by Classic Rock 93.9 on October 8, 2019
The list of releases for 2019’s Record Store Day Black Friday has been revealed. Here are a few limited-edition vinyl selections that will be available exclusively in independent record stores on November 29:
Paul McCartney is contributing a seven-inch single featuring “Home Tonight” and “In a Hurry,” two previously unreleased tracks recorded during the sessions for his 2018 album, Egypt Station.
Bruce Springsteen is offering up a seven-inch single boasting a pair of songs from his new studio album, Western Stars — the title track and “The Wayfarer.”
Pearl Jam‘s 1992 MTV Unplugged performance will be released on vinyl for the first time for this year’s Black Friday sale.
Eric Clapton is releasing a holiday-themed disc — a seven-inch single featuring “Home for the Holidays” and “For Love on Christmas Day,” two songs from his 2018 yuletide collection, Happy Xmas.
The Doors‘ Black Friday offering is the vinyl debut of Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970, a two-LP set documenting the final performance the band’s original lineup gave outside of the U.S.
U2‘s Black Friday contribution is the reissue of a 12-inch single called Three that originally was released in Ireland in September 1979. It features the songs “Out of Control,” “Stories for Boys” and “Boy-Girl.”
Other veteran rock artists releasing vinyl discs for the 2019 Record Store Day Black Friday promotion include Bad Company, Black Label Society, Jackson Browne, Canned Heat, Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, Dio, Dr. John, Ace Frehley, Jerry Garcia Band, Gov’t Mule, Sammy Hagar, The Kinks, The Marshall Tucker Band, Rush‘s Geddy Lee, The Pretenders, Lou Reed, Todd Rundgren, Steppenwolf, and Frank Zappa.
For the full list of releases and participating stores, visit RecordStoreDay.com.
Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.