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David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix and Robert Plant Among Featured Releases for Record Store Day

A number of classic rock artists highlight the list of exclusives on tap for Record Store Day 2015, which takes place on April 18.

Look for new vinyl from David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, the Kinks and Robert Plant. A whopping seven Bruce Springsteen albums will also see limited album reissue. Foo Fighters are issuing an exclusive 10″ called Songs From the Laundry Room, focusing on never-before-heard tracks and demos. The Small Faces are featured in four exclusive releases, including an alternate single mix of “Afterglow of Your Love.”

Elsewhere, there are two items of interest for fans of early Genesis, including a vinyl reissue of founding guitarist Anthony Phillips’ solo debut, which features appearances by both Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins. Also included on the release list are Deep Purple, Iggy Pop, Jethro Tull, the Yardbirds, the Moody Blues and the Who — the latter of whom will see their most recent single issued on colored vinyl.

Here are highlights from the classic-rock releases for Record Store Day, along with notes on format and whether they are U.S. or U.K. exclusives.

The AnimalsWe’re Gonna Howl Tonight (U.S. only, 12″ vinyl); Animals No. 2 (U.S. only, 10″ vinyl)
Anthony Phillips – The Geese and the Ghost (U.K. only, LP)
Blue Oyster CultBad Channels (U.S. and U.K., 2LP)
Bob Dylan – “The Night We Called It a Day” / “Stay With Me” (U.K. and U.S., 7″ vinyl); The Basement Tapes (U.S. only, 12″ and 180g mono vinyl)
Brian EnoMy Squelchy Life (U.S. and U.K., 2LP)
Brian Wilson – “The Right Time” / “Sail Away” (U.S. and U.K., 7″ vinyl)
Brian MayThe Day After Halloween (U.S. only, 12″ colored vinyl); Patrick (U.S. only, 12″ colored vinyl); Thirst (U.S. only, 12″ colored vinyl)
Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S.A.; Nebraska; The River; Darkness on the Edge of Town; The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle; Greetings From Ashbury Park, NJ; and Born To Run (U.S. and U.K., LP)
Chris Robinson Brotherhood – CRB RSD 2015 (U.S. only, CD)
David Bowie – “Changes” (U.S. and U.K., 7″ picture disc); 1966 (U.K. only, LP); Kingdom Come, with Tom Verlaine (U.S. only, 7″ colored vinyl)
Deep Purple – Live With Orchestra: Montreux 2011 (U.K. only, 3LPs); Out of Hand (U.K. only, 10″ vinyl); “Black Night” / “Speed King” (U.S. and U.K., 7″ blue opaque vinyl in picture bag); Book of Taliesyn (U.K. only, 12″ mono white vinyl)
Dire StraitsHonky Tonk Demos (U.K. only, 2×7″ vinyl discs)
DoorsStrange Days (U.S. only, 12″ vinyl)
Foo Fighters – Songs From the Laundry Room (U.S. and U.K., 10″ vinyl)
Genesis – From Genesis to Revelation (U.K. only, LP, 12″ and 7″)
Gov’t MuleStoned Side of the Mule (U.S. only, 12″ vinyl)
Grateful DeadWake Up to Find Out: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, 3/29/90 (U.S. and U.K., 5LPs)
Gregg AllmanGregg Allman Live (U.S. and U.K., 10″ vinyl)
HawkwindBack on the Streets (U.S. and U.K., 7″ vinyl); Quark Strangeness and Charm (U.K. only, 2LPs); Live Seventy Nine (U.K. only, 2LPs); Hawkwind (U.S. and UK, 12″ orange vinyl).
Iggy PopShot Myself Up (U.K. only, LP+7″ vinyl)
Jerry GarciaCompliments (U.S. only, 12″ colored vinyl)
Jeff BeckTallyman / Rock My Plimsoul (U.S. only, 12″ colored vinyl); “Hi Ho Silver” / “Beck’s Bolero” (U.S. only, 7″ colored vinyl); “Live is Blue” / “I’ve Been Drinking” (U.S. only, 7″ colored vinyl)
Jethro Tull – Live at Carnegie Hall (U.S. and U.K., 2LPs); Jethro Tull’s Ian AndersonThick as a Brick: Live in Iceland (U.S. only, 3LPs)
Jimi Hendrix – “Purple Haze” / “Freedom” (U.S. and U.K., 7″ vinyl)
Joan JettFlashback (U.S. only, 2×12″ vinyl)
Johnny WinterIt’s My Life Baby: The Best of the Alligator Years (U.S. and U.K., LP)
Kinks – Kinksize Sessions EP (U.S. and U.K., 7″ vinyl); Kinksize Hits (U.S. only, 7″ vinyl); “You Really Got Me [Live]” / “Milk Cow Blues [Live]” (U.S. only, 7″ vinyl)
MetallicaNo Life til Leather (U.S. only, cassette)
Moody BluesMagnificent Moodies (U.K. only, LP)
Paul McCartneyThe Family Way: Original Soundtrack Recording (U.S. only, 12″ vinyl)
Procol HaremHomburg EP (U.S. and U.K., 7″ vinyl)
Robert Plant – More Roar (U.S. and U.K., 10″ vinyl)
Roxy Music – “Ladytron [previously unreleased version]” / “The Numberer [Steven Wilson Remix]” (U.K. only, 10″ vinyl)
Simon & Garfunkel – “Homeward Bound” / “Leaves That Are Green” (U.S. and U.K., 7″ inch vinyl)
Small Faces – “Afterglow of Your Love (alternate single mix)” / “Up the Wooden Hills to Bedfordshire” (U.S. and U.K., 7″ vinyl); French EP Box (U.K. only, 5×7″ vinyl discs); “Afterglow of Your Love” (U.K. only, 7″ vinyl); Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake (U.K. only, LP)
Stooges – Live at Ungano’s (U.S. and U.K., 2×12″ grey/white splattered vinyl, poster insert)
T. RexLight of Love (U.K. only, picture disc)
U2Songs of Innocence (U.S. and U.K., 2×10″ vinyl)
Who – “Be Lucky” (U.K. only, 7″ colored vinyl)
YardbirdsRoger the Engineer (U.K. only, picture disc); Rarities EP (U.K. only, 7″ vinyl)

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