Producers pair the vocals from Roy Orbison and Beach Boys classics with newly recorded backup from London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Plus, CDs from Kinky Friedman and Liz Frame.
A DVD gives us a glimpse of Chrissie Hynde offstage, and a major bonus feature preserves a 1981 Pretenders concert.
A new box set features 121 songs and sound bites from the Korean War, plus a 160-page book about the music and the era.
John Mellencamp shines on a concert Blu-ray/CD set. Plus new releases from Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and the Young Novelists, an exotica anthology, and a book about the Clash.
A limited-edition 50th anniversary set focuses on Love’s Forever Changes, one of the best albums of the entire rock era. Plus, a new release from the great Tom Russell and CDs from Buck Owens, Jackson Emmer, and Speedbuggy USA.
New releases collect live material from Chicago and the Electric Flag. Plus, CDs from Gene Turonis, Yung Wu, and Heather Styka.