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Real Gone Captures David Allan Coe, Eddy Arnold, Blue Öyster Cult, Henry Mancini and More!

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Blue Oyster Cult - ImaginosIt’s that time of the month again!  Real Gone Music has just announced its April 30 slate of releases, a typically full complement of nine reissues crossing all genre lines.

For rock enthusiasts, Real Gone reinvents Blue Öyster Cult’s 1988 album Imaginos in a 2012 remix, enhancing the band’s controversial Columbia Records swansong with Scott Schinder’s new liner notes.  Schinder also annotates a two-fer from Allman Brothers offshoot band Sea Level, containing Cats on the Coast and On the Edge.  Wilderness Road’s offbeat 1973 Reprise album Sold for the Prevention of Disease Only brings the band’s blend of country, psychedelic rock and political satire to CD for the very first time with new notes from Richie Unterberger.  On the country side of town, Real Gone has two titles that couldn’t be more different: a 28-track collection of original chart-toppers from the legendary cowboy Eddy Arnold plus outlaw David Allan Coe’s 1977 album Texas Moon.  For jazz aficionados, the thriving partnership between Real Gone and Chicago institution Dusty Groove Records continues with three titles blurring the lines of jazz, soul and funk: Allspice’s Wayne Henderson-produced Allspice, Larry Williams’ That Larry Williams, and vibraphonist Johnny Lytle’s The Soulful Rebel and People and Love.  Lastly, renowned composer (and Second Disc favorite) Henry Mancini’s beautiful score to Blake Edwards’ 10 – featuring vocals from none other than Julie Andrews and a piano solo from Dudley Moore – makes its long-overdue U.S. CD debut.

Whew!  After the jump, we have full details and pre-order links for all titles via Real Gone’s detailed press release! Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Joe Marchese

March 15, 2013 at 11:48