Sony Legacy Record Store Day 2018 (Black Friday)
Record Store Day 2018 (Black Friday Edition) is in the books, and EXCLUSIVE MAGAZINE wants to say a big THANK YOU to all of you who went out to the stores on Saturday, November 29th to support and celebrate them.
We hope you found something you loved to take home with you, whether that was something released exclusively for Record Store Day or something fantastic from what they regularly stock.
Yes, every day should be Record Store Day, so we encourage you to make stopping by your favorite record store AND stopping by this website a regular thing - because we'll be telling you about awesome things going on at record stores all year long!
Today we are highlighting, and reviewing, fifteen (15) Record Store Day 2018 vinyl releases that were kindly sent to us for review from Sony Legacy Recordings.
As there were seven (7) releases on 7” and 12” vinyl, this lovely bunch of Legacy titles for Record Store Day (Black Friday), once more, was celebrated by independent record retailers across the globe.
Reviewing those that were sent to us below, please know the remainder of the released titles are all listed and accounted for at the base of this article.
Joan Jett, Bad Reputation: Music From The Original Motion Picture (LP – Transparent Yellow Vinyl – First Time On Vinyl).
Trust me when I say that Joan Jett put in her hard work long before she rose to fame and scored her first chart-topping hit, 'I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll.'
She was ripping it up as the backbone of pioneering all-female band The Runaways, starting her record label out of the trunk of a car after 23 rejections and influencing her contemporaries and generations of up-and-comers alike with her no-bullshit style.
This edition of the soundtrack to the new documentary "Bad Reputation", pressed on transparent yellow vinyl, features tracks from Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Runaways, Bikini Kill and a previously unreleased track with Jett, Miley Cyrus and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!
Wow! Well, if you ever feel low and need some energy, and fast, throw this kick-ass, vibrant and raw (not forgetting transparent yellow) vinyl on your turntable and let Joan fire you up!
This career-spanning compilation may well contain all her big radio play hits, but it also premieres a new Joan Jett & the Blackhearts track, 'Fresh Start.'
Alongside those aforementioned definitive live and studio performances, Jett certainly always knew what she wanted from her life and on each and every track, showcases just how she was going to grab it!
1. 'Fresh Start' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
2. 'Bad Reputation' – Joan Jett
3. 'Cherry Bomb' – The Runaways
4. 'Love Is Pain' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
5. 'I Love Rock N Roll' – Joan Jett with Steve Jones and Paul Cook
6. 'Victim Of Circumstance' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
7. 'I Hate Myself For Loving You' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
1. 'Crimson And Clover' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
2. 'Rebel Girl' – Bikini Kill
3. 'I Wanna Be Your Dog' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
4. 'Fetish' – Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
5. 'Feminazi' – Fea
6. 'Androgynous' – Joan Jett, Miley Cyrus, and Laura Jane Grace
OutKast, Rosa Parks (12” Single).
OutKast hypnotized the world with their eccentric style, expanding lyrical range and versatile melodic delivery on 1998’s harmonica-laced hit 'Rosa Parks.'
Released as the first single from their album Aquemini (1998) it also turned out to be that album's most successful single. The song's title comes from the Civil Rights Movement activist Rosa Parks and ensured that a lot of well-deserved attention was drawn to its radio play.
Sadly, in 1999, Rosa Parks sued OutKast and LaFace Records over the song.
The lawsuit alleged that the song misappropriated Parks' name and that Parks objected to some of the song's vulgar language! (The suit was finally settled on in 2005).
1. 'Rosa Parks (Radio Version)' (4:07)
2. 'Rosa Parks (Instrumental)' (4:27)
1. 'Rosa Parks' (4:27)
2. 'Rosa Parks (Acapella)' (4:25)
"Ah ha, hush that fuss,
Everybody move to the back of the bus.
Do you want to bump and slump with us,
We the type of people make the club get crunk."
Sure, you can see why Ms. Parks didn't appreciate her name being associated with the song, but it didn't mean the track wasn't a fun, bouncy, danceable mega hit.
Far from it, for as much as it may not have been the duo’s most successful single (as a whole), it established OutKast’s legitimacy as pioneers of Southern hip-hop.
And finally, as promised, here are all the other RSD Legacy Recording releases for you to delve into on your own time:
The Byrds, Sweetheart Of The Rodeo: Legacy Edition (4LP 12” Vinyl – First Time On Vinyl).
Rage Against The Machine, Live & Rare (2LP – First Time On Vinyl).
Iggy And The Stooges, Rare Power (LP – First Time On Vinyl).
Muddy Waters, More Muddy “Mississippi” Waters Live (2LP – First Time On Vinyl).
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Burning Of The Midnight Lamp (Mono EP) (7” Single).