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Volbeat

On August 26, 2017, VOLBEAT became the first Danish band to headline and sell out their hometown venue, Denmark’s Telia Parken, setting the record for the biggest show by a domestic artist in Denmark ever with over 48,250 people in attendance. To commemorate and immortalize the record-breaking event, the band will release their live album and concert film, Let’s Boogie! Live From Telia Parken, on December 14th via Republic Records.

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Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions 5-LP and 5-CD box sets on November 9, 2018. Compiled here in their entirety and original format for the first time, the five volumes of Panart’s Cuban Jam Session albums were recorded over a span of almost a decade, from 1956–1964. Together these albums encapsulate a stylistic and historic panorama of Cuban music, from big band son montuno to Afro-Cuban rumbamambocha-cha-chá and country acoustic guajira music. At the same time, they attest to Cuba’s long relationship with popular American music and jazz.

Collectively these sessions feature an impressive line-up of renowned pioneers of descarga (improvised jam session), including pianist Julio Gutiérrez, tres player Niño Rivera, flautist José Fajardo and the legendary master bassist and mambo co-creator, Israel “Cachao” López. Participating musicians include the legendary percussionist Tata Güines, trombone master Generoso Jiménez, pioneering Cuban jazz drummer Guillermo Barreto, Cachao’s brother and co-father of the mambo Orestes López, ground-breaking timbales player/drummer Walfredo de los Reyes, Sr., jazz-influenced pianist Pedro Jústiz Peruchín,” and Cuban scat singer Francisco Fellove, among many others. 

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Tommy Emmanuel / John Knowles

In music as in love, one + one can add up to not two but a new and greater one. On Heart Songs two of the world's greatest guitarists, Tommy Emmanuel and John Knowles, make this clear. Both are masters of their instrument, honored by the iconic Chet Atkins with the rare designation of CGP (Certified Guitar Players). Their early journeys were dissimilar. Emmanuel began his in Australia, grew up on the road with his family's band, settled as a teenager in Sydney and left his rock band to launch a spectacular solo career. Knowles followed a more academic path, eventually earning a PH.D. in physics from Texas Christian University but then electing to pursue his true love of music. Inevitably they would cross paths, become friends and perform on stages and clinics around the world. Their styles are distinctive but for that very reason they mesh seamlessly, with Knowles generally creating sophisticated but compelling foundations over which Emmanuel's guitar soars in astonishing yet always musical flights.

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Old Sea Brigade

Old Sea Brigade releases his highly anticipated full-length debut Ode to a Friend. While the songs remain rooted in Americana, indie, rock, and ambient soundscapes, they also toss and turn between analog cinematic flourishes and provocative lyricism. At times singer-songwriter, other times indie-rock – no matter the inspiration behind the mélange of styles, Cramer has created a soundscape of the utmost sincerity and beauty. Throughout Ode...Old Sea Brigade tackles one of life’s most complex crises: how to make each day’s fleeting moments amount to something. It's these deeply introspective, meditative songs that make Old Sea Brigade so compelling.

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Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert captured performances from the historic event  at The Theatre At Madison Square Garden, honoring the songs of one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. The concert film/audio recordings feature 20 performances of Beatles and solo classics by Aloe Blacc, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers, John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, Juanes, Kris Kristofferson, Pat Monahan, Tom Morello, Willie Nelson, The Roots, Spoon + Chris Stapleton.

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Alice Merton

After rising to fame two years ago in 2016 with her explosive debut 1 Million selling single 'No Roots' (Mom + Pop), written about her constant moving homes as a child becoming such as huge debut, its safe to say its been a whirl wind for Alice Merton with 124 Million YouTube hits to date. She also gained 6+ Million streams, toured the US supporting the brilliant Vance Joy, championed by Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine with Performances on Jimmy Fallon's The Tonights Show and James Corden's Late Late Show, Live With Kelly and Ryan, and even a recent 2018 Teen Choice Awards Nomination in 'Best Rock' category. Merton's debut album, Mint, will be released on January 18th and featured "No Roots", "Lash Out" and her newest single "Why So Serious".

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Guster

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Look Alive [LP]

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Guster's latest studio album Look Alive was produced by English musician, composer, and producer Leo Abrahams (Regina Spektor, Brian Eno/David Byrne, Belle and Sebastian, Chromatics). The forthcoming LP maintains the band’s unique charm while charting new sonic and lyric pathways. It will be available on CD, vinyl, and digitally.

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The Flesh Eaters

One of Los Angeles punk rock’s most widely admired yet little-heard bands makes a striking return to records on Jan. 18, as Yep Roc Records issues an all-new collection by The Flesh Eaters, I Used to Be Pretty.  On the release, founding vocalist and songwriter Chris Desjardins — better known as Chris D. — is backed by the legendary “all-star” edition of the band, originally heard on the 1981 set A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die: Dave Alvin (guitar) and Bill Bateman (drums) of the Blasters; John Doe (bass) and D.J. Bonebrake (marimba and percussion) of X; and Steve Berlin (saxophones) of the Plugz (and later the Blasters and Los Lobos). The album was produced collectively by the band members. 

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Almost Free [LP]

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Almost Free, the new release from FIDLAR touches on many of the tragedies and irritations of modern life: existential dread, gentrification, the inescapable sway of the super-rich and the self-involved, post-breakup telecommunication, performative wokeness, the loneliness of sobriety or the lack thereof. But through sheer force of imagination and an unchecked joie de vivre, the L.A.-based band manages to turn feeling wrong into something glorious and essential. In the age of joyless self-care, Almost Free makes a brilliant case for being less careful, for living without fear of fucking up, and possibly embracing any incurred damage as a lucky symptom of being alive. The album sees the band pushing boundaries into new territory and influences while staying true to their unshakable core. "A lot of the vibe was, 'Well, why can't we do that? Why can't we have horns? Why can't we have key changes? Why can't we have a harmonica loop?', said lead singer/guitarist Zac Carper. It was abouttaking the ceiling off. Having it be limitless. Ain't no rules." Elvis added "Almost Free feels like a step forward for us in a lot of ways. We tried to be true to ourselves and let the music come out naturally, without fear of how people would receive it.

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Mandolin Orange

2LP w/ DL, bonus EP with 4 traditional covers, blue vinyl, insert

Anchored by poignant songwriting and their intimate live shows, Mandolin Orange (Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz) has quietly and confidently found their audience. On February 1, they will release a new album, Tides of a Teardrop, through Yep Roc Records. Thematically this album is a release for Andrew Marlin, the group's songwriter. He lost his mother at a younger age, and although that has impacted his writing in the past, this collection of songs is thematically about letting go and finding peace. Marlin and Frantz were joined by their touring band and for the first time, took more than a few quick days between tour, to record the album. That level of comfort shines through in the band's most accomplished set of songs to date.

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J.S. Ondara

Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, J.S.Ondara fell in love with Bob Dylan and moved to Minneapolis Minnesota when he was 20 to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter.He notes other musical influences as Neil Young, Noah Gundersen, Damien Rice and Ray LaMontagne. His debut album, Tales of America, is an examination of the American Dream from an outsider's perspective; an introspection on a universal matter.

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The Lemonheads

Ltd Edition Banana Scented Scratch & Sniff Sleeve, Yellow Vinyl.

The Lemonheads follow up the critically acclaimed Varshons from nearly ten years ago with another eclectic collection of covers. Produced by director Matthew Cullen and mastered by Howie Weinberg (Beastie Boys, Nirvana, The Ramones), their tenth studio album brims with the slowly-matured vocal of Evan Dando as he lures a host of personal faves to his melodic lair. He really has become one of the great expressive singers of our time.

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  • New Release Round-Up 12-07-18

    New Releases 07 December 2018 

    Ice Cube - Everythangs Corrupt - Interscope Records
    Ice Cube’s new album, Everythangs Corrupt, will be released this week on Interscope Records. It will be the first album from Ice Cube in 8 years (I Am The West was released in September of 2010 and peaked at #6 on the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart). Since then, he’s released the hit film, Straight Outta Compton, been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    Coldplay - The Butterfly Package - Atlantic
    The Live In Buenos Aires album was recorded on November 15, 2017 - the final night of the A Head Full Of Dreams Tour. The 24 track audio set marks the first time that a Coldplay concert has been released in its entirety. The accompanying two hour concert film Live In São Paulo was filmed a week earlier on November 8, 2017. The A Head Full Of Dreams Tour has been confirmed as the third biggest of all time, having played to more than 5.5 million fans across the world. The combined live album / live concert film release - also known as The Butterfly Package - is completed by the new A Head Full Of Dreams documentary film, which charts Coldplay's colorful 20 year history. Live In Buenos Aires and Live In São Paulo feature hits and fan favorites from all seven of the band's Number 1 studio albums.

    Cold War Kids - This Will All Blow Over In Time - Downtown
    Cold War Kids' first ever compilation album covering the band s first 10 years with Downtown Records. The 23 track 2CD album includes the band's radio singles as well as deep cuts and rarities never before released, such as the track 'Expensive Tastes'.

    Paul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: Remastered

    Paul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: Remastered - Capitol
    Wild Life’s limited deluxe edition treatment features the full album remastered at Abbey Road plus 25 bonus audio tracks including rough mixes of the album, original single edits, B-sides, home recordings and other previously unreleased material across three CDs. The set’s DVD features rare footage of acoustic home videos, rehearsals and more. The Wild Life deluxe package includes a 128-page book written by David Fricke telling the story behind the album, 48-page scrapbook of tour diaries + more.  Also available on 2LP and 2CD.

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    Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: Remastered

    Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: Remastered - Capitol
    This edition of Red Rose Speedway is a six-disc (3CD, 2DVD + Blu-ray) numbered limited deluxe edition of the second Wings album and first credited to Paul McCartney & Wings. Released in April 1973 and featuring the #1 single ‘My Love,’ Red Rose Speedway was the first Wings album to hit #1 on the U.S. chart. The Red Rose Speedway limited deluxe edition features three discs of audio including the original album remastered at Abbey Road, no less than 35 bonus audio tracks, including a reconstruction of the originally conceived double album version of Red Rose Speedway, singles, B-sides, alternate mixes and previously unreleased tracks. The 2DVD + Blu-ray portions of the deluxe are packed with rare and previously unseen footage, including the James Paul McCartney TV Special, interviews and music videos, as well as the never before seen film The Bruce McMouse Show - fully restored and remixed in stereo and 5.1 surround sound. The package includes a folio containing 14 replica hand-drawn original character sketches by Paul and facsimile dialogue sheets for the film, a 128-page book containing many previously unpublished images by Linda McCartney, expanded album and single artwork from the archives and story behind the album - including new interviews with Paul McCartney, and key album personnel - and track-by-track information, written by Amanda Petrusich, five replica handwritten lyric sheets and photo print, a 64-page ‘Wings In Morocco’ photo book, all housed in a numbered outer slipcase. The Red Rose Speedway download redemption card will provide access to all audio in HD 24/96kHz unlimited high-resolution versions.  Also available on 2LP and 2CD.

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    John Mellencamp - Other People's Stuff

    John Mellencamp - Other People's StuffJohn Mellencamp - Other People's StuffJohn Mellencamp - Other People's Stuff - Republic
    Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee John Mellencamp releases his 24th studio album Other People's Stuff via Republic Records. Mellencamp will embark on a 26-date North American tour next year in support of his upcoming album, which will kick off 2/7/19 in his home state of Indiana. Other People’s Stuff contains covers of singer-songwriter classics. The album follows his 2017 album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.

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    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

     CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

    Cardi B - Invasion Of Privacy [2LP]
    Van Morrison - The Prophet Speaks
    Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: Reconstructed
    LP - Heart To Mouth
    Metro Boomin - Not All Heroes Wear Capes
    Trixie Mattel - Two Birds, One Stone
    Sheryl Crow - Live At The Capitol Theatre - 2017 Be Myself Tour
    Brett Young - Ticket To L.A.
    Mary Poppins Returns [Soundtrack]
    50 Cent - Get Rich Or Die Tryin' [Marvel Edition 2LP]
    Gza - Liquid Swords [Marvel Edition 2LP]
    LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out [Marvel Edition LP]
    Eminem - Kamikaze [Opaque Olive Green LP]
    Carpenters - Carpenters With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


    & More .....

    FerreTT - Snow On FerreTT Mountain EP
    A.F.I. - The Missing Man EP
    Jessica Pratt - Poly Blue
    The Decemberists - Traveling On













    UPCOMING RELEASES 

    Volbeat - Let's Boogie! From Telia Parken

    Volbeat - Let's Boogie! From Telia ParkenVolbeat - Let's Boogie! From Telia ParkenVolbeat - Let's Boogie! From Telia Parken - Republic
    On August 26, 2017, Volbeat became the first Danish band to headline and sell out their hometown venue, Denmark’s Telia Parken, setting the record for the biggest show by a domestic artist in Denmark ever with over 48,250 people in attendance. To commemorate and immortalize the record-breaking event, the band will release their live album and concert film, Let's Boogie! From Telia Parken, on December 14th via Republic Records.

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  • New Release Round-Up 11-30-18

    New Releases 30 November 2018 

    David Bowie - Glastonbury 2000 - Rhino
    The Legendary Full Performance Released For The First Time Including Many Of David Bowie's Greatest Hits And Never Before Seen Footage. This release documents Bowie's legendary Sunday night headline performance on June 25 at the most famous festival on earth.

    Jeff Tweedy - Warm - DBPM Records
    Jeff Tweedy releases Warm, a solo album of all new material this week via dBpm Records. WARM was produced and recorded entirely by Jeff at Chicago’s now legendary studio, The Loft (with help from some of his usual collaborators – Spencer Tweedy, Glenn Kotche and Tom Schick). WARM follows the acoustic retrospective release, Together at Last (2017), and Wilco’s 2016 album, Schmilco. The incredible liner notes for WARM were written by George Saunders. Jeff’s long-awaited memoir, Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc., was released November 13th via Dutton

    The 1975 - A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships - Dirty Hit
    The 1975’s highly anticipated third studio album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships is released this week via Dirty Hit / Interscope Records. Their debut album The 1975 is now platinum with their most recently released album I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it surpassing Gold after having debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200.

    Daniel Romano - Finally Free - New West Records
    Finally Free marks Daniel Romano's eighth long playing album in the last eight years. He has had what understatedly would be considered a prolific output of incredibly entrancing, poignant and creative records in this span of time. Recording, producing, designing and landing his records into the minds and hearts of scores of fans the world over. He has been called a shapeshifter, contrived, a chameleon, a Charlatan, the best living songwriter, an asshole and a genius. His last record, Modern pressure received outstandingly high acclaim and praise from every notable publication out there and was acknowledged by most reputable for-profit-prize-corporations as well as a plethora of voguish music-as-competitive-sport year end lists. Despite being the bronze placeholder in most of these dogfights, he is most often noted as a person of astounding influence on all of his musically economic successors. No matter what he does, everything he puts out is better than anything else being put out by anyone else. Unnamed Subjugate.

    Jon Bellion - Glory Sound Prep - Capitol
    Glory Sound Prep is the follow-up to the New York-based artist’s RIAA Gold-certified 2016 debut album, The Human Condition, which has sold more than 1.5 million adjusted albums and amassed upwards of 1.7 billion cumulative streams. “All Time Low,” the lead single, was a Top 10 hit at Top 40 radio and is now certified 3xPlatinum. Jon Bellion got his start with a series of mixtapes featuring his original songs – all recorded in his parents’ basement.

     

     

    ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

     CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

    Alessia Cara - The Pains Of Growing
    Dolly Parton - Dumplin' [Soundtrack]
    Trippie Redd - Life's A Trip
    Tory Lanez - Love Me Now
    Elvis Presley - Elvis: '68 Comeback Special (50th Anniversary Edition)
    Reverend Horton Heat - Whole New Life
    Toby Keith - Should've Been A Cowboy: 25th Anniversary Edition
    Gregory Porter - One Night Only (Live At The Royal Albert Hall)
    Beth Hart - Live At The Royal Albert Hall
    Light Years - Afterlife
    Blake Mills - Look
    Wheeler Walker Jr. - WW III
    Distant Cousins - Next Of Kin
    Anna & The Apocalypse [Soundtrack]
    Caspar Babypants - Happy Hits!
    Creedence Clearwater Revival - The Complete Studio Albums (Half-Speed Masters) [7LP Box Set]
    Bryan Ferry - Bitter-Sweet
    Roger Waters - Igor Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale
    Gary Numan - Savage: Live At Brixton Academy
    Grateful Dead - Dick's Picks Volume 34 Community War Memorial, Rochester, NY 11/5/1977 [6LP]

    & More .....

    mewithoutYou - [Untitled] E.P.
    Gary Numan - The Fallen EP













    UPCOMING RELEASES 

    Paul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: Remastered

    Paul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Wild Life: Remastered - Capitol
    Wild Life’s limited deluxe edition treatment features the full album remastered at Abbey Road plus 25 bonus audio tracks including rough mixes of the album, original single edits, B-sides, home recordings and other previously unreleased material across three CDs. The set’s DVD features rare footage of acoustic home videos, rehearsals and more. The Wild Life deluxe package includes a 128-page book written by David Fricke telling the story behind the album, 48-page scrapbook of tour diaries + more.  Also available on 2LP and 2CD.

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    Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: Remastered

    Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: RemasteredPaul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway: Remastered - Capitol
    This edition of Red Rose Speedway is a six-disc (3CD, 2DVD + Blu-ray) numbered limited deluxe edition of the second Wings album and first credited to Paul McCartney & Wings. Released in April 1973 and featuring the #1 single ‘My Love,’ Red Rose Speedway was the first Wings album to hit #1 on the U.S. chart. The Red Rose Speedway limited deluxe edition features three discs of audio including the original album remastered at Abbey Road, no less than 35 bonus audio tracks, including a reconstruction of the originally conceived double album version of Red Rose Speedway, singles, B-sides, alternate mixes and previously unreleased tracks. The 2DVD + Blu-ray portions of the deluxe are packed with rare and previously unseen footage, including the James Paul McCartney TV Special, interviews and music videos, as well as the never before seen film The Bruce McMouse Show - fully restored and remixed in stereo and 5.1 surround sound. The package includes a folio containing 14 replica hand-drawn original character sketches by Paul and facsimile dialogue sheets for the film, a 128-page book containing many previously unpublished images by Linda McCartney, expanded album and single artwork from the archives and story behind the album - including new interviews with Paul McCartney, and key album personnel - and track-by-track information, written by Amanda Petrusich, five replica handwritten lyric sheets and photo print, a 64-page ‘Wings In Morocco’ photo book, all housed in a numbered outer slipcase. The Red Rose Speedway download redemption card will provide access to all audio in HD 24/96kHz unlimited high-resolution versions.  Also available on 2LP and 2CD.

     Video Available

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    John Mellencamp - Other People's Stuff

    John Mellencamp - Other People's StuffJohn Mellencamp - Other People's StuffJohn Mellencamp - Other People's Stuff - Republic
    Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee John Mellencamp to release his 24th studio album Other People's Stuff via Republic Records. Mellencamp will embark on a 26-date North American tour next year in support of his upcoming album, which will kick off 2/7/19 in his home state of Indiana. Other People’s Stuff contains covers of singer-songwriter classics. The album follows his 2017 album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.

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    For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

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  • J.S. ONDARA - FREE FLEXI DISC

    J.S. ONDARA - FREE FLEXI DISC

    Free Flexi Disc of the single AMERICAN DREAM from J.S. Ondara's upcoming new album "Tales of America" with any vinyl purchase on Black Friday. Heavily influenced by Dylan, his album is "a deliberation on the times and a search for wisdom and the American Dream."
    (while supplies last)

    Tales of America - The new album from J.S. Ondara - Available 02-01-2019

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Music Releases 12-07-18

Artist Title Price
Ice Cube Everythangs Corrupt New CD: $12.99
Coldplay The Butterfly Package Live In Buenos Aires/Live In São Paulo/A Head Full Of Dreams Film [2CD/2DVD] New CD: $31.48
Cold War Kids This Will All Blow Over In Time [2CD] New CD: $17.95
Cardi B Invasion Of Privacy [2LP] New Vinyl: $27.98
Paul McCartney & Wings Red Rose Speedway: Reconstructed [2LP] New Vinyl: $38.98
Van Morrison The Prophet Speaks [2LP] New Vinyl: $29.98
John Mellencamp Other People's Stuff New CD: $12.99
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Paul McCartney & Wings Wild Life: Remastered [2LP] New Vinyl: $38.98
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Metro Boomin Not All Heroes Wear Capes New CD: $12.95
Sheryl Crow Live At The Capitol Theatre - 2017 Be Myself Tour [2LP] New Vinyl: $29.98
Brett Young Ticket To L.A. [LP] New Vinyl: $21.98
Lido Pimienta La Papessa [LP] New Vinyl: $19.98
Mary Poppins [Movie] Mary Poppins Returns [Soundtrack] New CD: $12.95
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' [Marvel Edition Deluxe Translucent Red 2LP] New Vinyl: $59.98
Gza Liquid Swords [Marvel Edition Deluxe Seaglass 2LP] New Vinyl: $59.98
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out [Marvel Edition Deluxe Opaque Red LP] New Vinyl: $59.98
Eminem Kamikaze [Opaque Olive Green LP] New Vinyl: $22.98

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