Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the label’s lineup of collectible 12″, 10″ and 7″ vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2015, celebrated this year at the nation’s independent record stores on Friday, November 27th.
For RSD Black Friday 2015, Legacy is catering to connoisseurs of classic sounds delivered old school, offering a range of RSD exclusives and numbered limited vinyl editions.
Legacy’s RSD Black Friday 2015 releases include these collectible titles:
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 on-stage at Toronto’s legendary El Mocambo Club on July 20, 1983, Stevie Ray Vaughan & 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 2LPs with LP1 struck on 180gram vinyl with LP1 pressed on opaque white and LP2 on gray.
Jimi Hendrix – Burning Desire – 12″ 2LP – First 5,000 Copies Numbered
Burning Desire is a posthumous compilation of recordings by Jimi 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.
Alan Parsons Project – The Turn Of A Friendly Card: Single Edits – 7″ 45RPM – Limited Edition Green Vinyl – Import
A special limited edition 7″ vinyl release for RSD 2015, The Turn Of A Friendly Card: Single Edits presents the rare single edits of three key tracks from the album – “The Turn Of A Friendly Card” / “Snake Eyes” / “Games People Play” – in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the APP’s 1980 progressive rock masterpiece. Pressed on green vinyl, this special RSD Black Friday Import is limited to sales of 1,000 units in the United States.
Now in its eighth year, Record Store Day is an annual day-long celebration of record store culture taking place on the third Saturday in April, with an annual Black Friday event occurring the day after Thanksgiving. This year, RSD has named Dave Grohl as Record Store Day Ambassador 2015.