Grab exclusive vinyl from McCartney, Springsteen, Clapton, Doors, U2 & more on Record Store Day Black Friday
Written by Classic Rock 93.9 on November 29, 2019
Just a reminder that the 2019 Record Store Day Black Friday campaign takes place today. Here are a few limited-edition vinyl selections that will be available exclusively in independent record stores:
Paul McCartney is releasing a seven-inch picture disc featuring “Home Tonight” and “In a Hurry,” two previously unreleased tracks recorded during the sessions for his chart-topping 2018 album, Egypt Station.
Bruce Springsteen is offering up a seven-inch single with a pair of songs from his new studio album, Western Stars: the title track and “The Wayfarer.”
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 a reissue of a 12-inch single called Three that was originally released in Ireland in 1979. It features the songs “Out of Control,” “Stories for Boys” and “Boy-Girl.”
And Pearl Jam‘s 1992 MTV Unplugged performance is being released on vinyl for the first time for this year’s Black Friday sale.
Other veteran rock artists releasing vinyl discs for the 2019 Record Store Day Black Friday promotion include Bad Company, Jackson Browne, Canned Heat, Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, Dio, Dr. John, Ace Frehley, Jerry Garcia Band, Gov’t Mule, Sammy Hagar, Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, Rush‘s Geddy Lee, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Pretenders, Lou Reed, Todd Rundgren, Joe Satriani, Steppenwolf, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench and Frank Zappa.
For the full list of releases and participating stores, visit RecordStoreDay.com.
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