Judas Priest, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan Join List of Record Store Day Black Friday Releases
Collectors who turn out for Record Store Day's Black Friday celebration on Nov. 27 will have a bumper crop of new limited-edition vinyl titles to choose from, including releases from Judas Priest, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
All three artists are on the list of Legacy Recordings offerings that will hit shelves Nov. 27, part of an eclectic assortment that also includes previously unreleased and catalog recordings from the Isley Brothers, Earth, Wind & Fire and Johnny Cash. Press release product information about the Priest, Hendrix and Vaughan titles follows below.
Judas Priest - "Painkiller" (25th Anniversary) - 10" Die Cut Buzz Saw EP
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Painkiller. Legacy Recordings is releasing this 10" die cut buzz saw EP, including the album's Grammy nominated title track, "Painkiller."
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - A Legend in the Making - 12" 2LP White/Grey Vinyl
Recorded onstage at Toronto's legendary El Mocambo Club on July 20, 1983, Vaughan and Double Trouble's A Legend in the Making was originally released as a promotional title for radio broadcast only. This blistering live set was released for the first time commercially in 2014 as a bonus CD in The Complete Epic Recordings Collection boxset. RSD 2015 marks the first time that A Legend in the Making has ever been released on vinyl. This collectible edition includes two LPs struck on 180gram vinyl with one pressed on opaque white and another on gray.
Jimi Hendrix - Burning Desire - 12" 2LP - First 5,000 Copies Numbered
Burning Desire is a posthumous compilation of recordings by Hendrix including instrumental studio jams and demos recorded in late 1969 through early 1970. Originally released on Dagger Records, Burning Desire has never been released on vinyl (or sold as a CD in stores) prior to this new RSD Black Friday 2015 release. The first 5,000 copies of Burning Desire will be numbered.
Other Legacy RSD releases include an Elvis Presley 7" single featuring "If I Can Dream" and "Anything That's Part of You" and an Alan Parsons Project 7" that collects single edits from the band's Turn of a Friendly Card LP. For more information about this year's event and a complete list of product, visit the official Record Store Day website.
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