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Cherry Red Reissues A-Plenty in March

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As if the impressive release schedule from Big Break Records wasn’t enough to excite catalogue fans, next month will see another impressive wave of reissues from other labels in the Cherry Red family. 7Ts, Cherry Pop and Soul Music are all planning some impressive remastered and expanded discs which will bring some pop, rock and R&B acts from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s back into print.

From 7Ts comes expansions of the first two LPs by singer/actress Suzi Quatro. While these two glam-rock LPs attracted little attention in the U.S., they were both considerably successful in Europe. (Quatro’s Stateside success began with a guest role as Leather Tuscadero on Happy Days and culminated in the Top 5 hit “Stumblin’ In” in 1979.) These reissues of Suzi Quatro (1973) and Quatro (1974) are augmented with non-LP singles and B-sides, which along with the albums themselves were largely written and produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn (who wrote another big hit around the same time, Sweet’s “Ballroom Blitz,” and would write or co-write plenty of hits in the ’80s for Pat Benatar, Huey Lewis and The News and Tina Turner).

Cherry Pop has prepped reissues of both the first and last albums by the classic line-up of A Flock of Seagulls. The quintessential ’80s band, known for both the worldwide (except for the band’s native U.K.) hit “I Ran” and lead singer/keyboardist Mike Score’s distinctive haircut, will see expanded versions of the band’s self-titled 1982 debut and 1986’s Dream Come True, all augmented with bonus B-sides and remixes. (The band released one last album in 1995, The Light at the End of the World, but Mike Score was the only original member involved.)

Finally, the Soul Music label has four albums coming back into print. Peabo Bryson’s first two albums for Capitol (his second and third overall), Reaching for the Sky (1977) and Crosswinds (1978), will be released together as a two-disc set with three U.S. single edits as bonus tracks. The label will also issue straight remasters of Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music, the 1973 LP by Billy Preston, and I’m on Your Side (1991), the most recent pop album by Jennifer Holliday, famed for her Tony-winning turn in Dreamgirls and the hit “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.”

The Soul Music titles have a U.K. release date of March 14, while the rest hit U.K. shops a week later. Full track lists and order links are after the jump.

Suzi Quatro, Suzi Quatro: Expanded Edition (7Ts GLAMCD118, 2011)

  1. 48 Crash
  2. Glycerine Queen
  3. Shine My Machine
  4. Official Suburban Superman
  5. I Wanna Be Your Man
  6. Primitive Love
  7. All Shook Up
  8. Sticks and Stones
  9. Skin Tight Skin
  10. Get Back Mama
  11. Rockin’ Moonbeam
  12. Shakin’ All Over
  13. Rolling Stone
  14. Brain Confusion (For All the Lonely People)
  15. Can the Can
  16. Ain’t Ya Somethin Honey
  17. Little Bitch Blue
  18. Daytona Demon
  19. Roman Fingers
  20. Ain’t Got No Home

Tracks 1-12 released as RAK LP SRAK-505 (U.K.), 1973
Tracks 13-14 released as RAK single 134 (U.K.), 1972
Tracks 15-16 released as RAK single 150 (U.K.), 1973
Track 17 was the B-side to “48 Crash” – RAK 158 (U.K.), 1973
Tracks 18-19 released as RAK single 161 (U.K.), 1973
Track 20 is an outtake first released on A’s B’s and Rarities (EMI 875953, 2004)

Suzi Quatro, Quatro: Expanded Edition (7Ts GLAMCD119, 2011)

  1. The Wild One
  2. Keep A-Knockin’
  3. Too Big
  4. Klondyke Kate
  5. Savage Silk
  6. Move It
  7. Hit the Road Jack
  8. Trouble
  9. Cat Size
  10. A Shot of Rhythm & Blues
  11. Friday
  12. Devil Gate Drive
  13. In the Morning
  14. I Wanna Be Free
  15. The Wild One (Fast/Single Version)
  16. Shake My Sugar

Tracks 1-11 released as RAK LP SRAK-509 (U.K.), 1974
Tracks 12-13 released as RAK single 167 (U.K.), 1974
Track 14 was the B-side to “Too Big” – RAK 175, 1974
Tracks 15-16 released as RAK single 185 (U.K.), 1974

A Flock of Seagulls, A Flock of Seagulls: Expanded Edition (Cherry Pop CRPOP79, 2011)

  1. Modern Love is Automatic
  2. Messages
  3. I Ran
  4. Space Age Love Song
  5. You Can Run
  6. Telecommunication
  7. Standing in the Doorway
  8. Don’t Ask Me
  9. D.N.A.
  10. Tokyo
  11. Man Made
  12. Pick Me Up
  13. Windows
  14. Tanglimara
  15. Intro

Tracks 1-11 released as Jive LP HOP 201 (U.K.), 1982
Track 12 was the B-side to “I Ran” – Jive 14 (U.K.), 1982
Track 13 from Modern Love is Automatic EP – Jive 8 (U.K.), 1981
Tracks 14-15 from “Telecommunication” 12″ – Jive T4 (U.K.), 1982

A Flock of Seagulls, Dream Come True: Expanded Edition (Cherry Pop CRPOP81, 2011)

  1. Better & Better
  2. Heartbeat Like a Drum
  3. Who’s That Girl (She’s Got It)
  4. Hot Tonight
  5. Cry Like a Baby
  6. Say So Much
  7. Love on Your Knees
  8. How Could You Ever Leave Me
  9. Whole Lot of Loving
  10. Who’s That Girl (She’s Got It) (Extended Version)
  11. Who’s That Girl (She’s Got It) (7″ Version)
  12. Heartbeat Like a Drum (12″ Version)
  13. Heartbeat Like a Drum (7″ Version)
  14. (Cosmos) The Effect of the Sun

Tracks 1-9 released as Jive LP HIP 32 (U.K.), 1985
Track 10 was 12″ single A-side – Jive T106 (U.K.), 1985
Track 11 was 7″ single A-side – Jive 106 (U.K.), 1985
Tracks 12 and 14 released as Jive 12″ single T113 (U.K.), 1986
Track 13 was 7″ single A-side – Jive 113 (U.K.), 1986

Peabo Bryson, Reaching for the Sky / Crosswinds: Expanded Edition (Soul Music SMCR5012D, 2011)

Disc 1: Reaching for the Sky and extra track

  1. Reaching for the Sky
  2. Feel the Fire
  3. A Fool Already Knows
  4. Hold On to the World
  5. Love from Your Heart
  6. Love Walked Out on Me
  7. You Haven’t Learned About Love
  8. Have a Good Time
  9. Reaching for the Sky (U.S. Single Edit)

Disc 2: Crosswinds and extra tracks

  1. Crosswinds
  2. I’m So Into You
  3. Smile
  4. She’s a Woman
  5. Point of View
  6. Spread Your Wings
  7. Don’t Touch Me
  8. Love is Watching You
  9. I’m So Into You (U.S. Single Edit)
  10. Crosswinds (U.S. Single Edit)

Disc 1, Tracks 1-8 released as Capitol LP ST-11729 (U.S.), 1977
Disc 1, Track 9 released as Capitol single A-side 4522 (U.S.), 1977
Disc 2, Tracks 1-8 released as Capitol LP St-11875 (U.S.), 1978
Disc 2, Track 9 released as Capitol single A-side 4694 (U.S.), 1978
Disc 2, Track 10 released as Capitol single A-side 4656 (U.S.), 1978

Billy Preston, Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music (A&M SP-3526 (U.S.)/AMLH-63526 (U.K.), 1973 – reissued Soul Music SMCR5013, 2011)

  1. Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music
  2. You’re So Unique
  3. How Long Has the Train Been Gone
  4. My Soul is a Witness
  5. Sunday Morning
  6. You’ve Got Me for Company
  7. Listen to the Wind
  8. Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music (Reprise)
  9. Space Race
  10. Do You Love Me?
  11. I’m So Tired
  12. It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
  13. Minuet for Me

Jennifer Holliday, I’m on Your Side (Arista 07822 18578-2 (U.S.)/261 519 (U.K.), 1991 – reissued Soul Music SMCR5014

  1. I’m on Your Side
  2. It’s in There
  3. Raise the Roof
  4. A Dream with Your Name on It
  5. Guilty
  6. It Will Haunt Me
  7. Love Stories
  8. Is It Love
  9. I Fall Apart
  10. More ‘N’ More

Written by Mike Duquette

February 24, 2011 at 13:16

3 Responses

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  1. Can anyone comment on the sound quality of the re-issues on the 7T’s label?
    Hopefully sourced from original masters and not compressed to death.

    Blair

    February 24, 2011 at 19:22

  2. Can anyone comment on the sound quality of the re-issues on the 7T’s label (like these Quatro’s)?
    Hopefully sourced from original masters and not compressed to death.

    Blair

    February 24, 2011 at 19:22

  3. Sorry about the double post…..

    Blair

    February 24, 2011 at 19:23


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