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Some Old Bullshit is a compilation album by the Beastie Boys released in 1994. It compiles several of their early EPs, recorded in the early 1980s. These recordings present a sound radically different from that of the hip-hop sound generally associated with the band. Instead, these songs represent the band's part in the early New York hardcore scene. The album also features taped segments originally heard on Noise the Show, a popular hardcore radio show on WNYU in New York that played early recordings from the Beastie Boys. These segments feature the hyperbolic introductions of Noise the Show's host, Tim Sommer, an early supporter of the band. 

1."Egg Raid On Mojo (Demo Version)” 2. "Beastie Boys” 3. “Transit Cop” 4. “Jimi” 5. “Holy Snappers” 6. “Riot Fight” 7. “Ode to…” 8. “Michelle’s Farm” 9. “Egg Raid on Mojo” 10. “Transit Cop (Demo Version” 11. “Cooky Puss” 12. “Bonus Batter” 13. “Beastie Revolution” 14. “Cooky Puss (Censored Version)” 

Beastie Boys - Some Old Bullshit [RSD BF 2020]
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A brand new single featuring a cover of George Harrison’s “Be Here Now”, along with friends Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks.  This single benefits Eric Clapton's "Crossroads" Foundation, Turn Up For Recovery (founded by Melia Clapton), which aims to raise awareness of abstinence-based recovery through music. 

Side A Be Here Now
Side B Be Here Now (Instrumental)

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Crown The Empire

7102010 [RSD BF 2020]

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Acoustic renditions of Crown The Empire's most popular songs across their career plus one new song in celebration of the band's 10 year anniversary

01. aftermath – acoustic 02. cross our bones – acoustic 03. blurry (out of place) – acoustic 04. hologram – acoustic 05. memories of a broken heart – acoustic 06. johnny ringo – acoustic 07. voices – acoustic 08. what i am – acoustic 09. second thoughts – acoustic 10. mzry – acoustic 11. everything breaks – bonus track

Crown The Empire - 7102010 [RSD BF 2020]
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers parody track that fooled the world when it was released via RHCP2014.com (simultaneous to the band's Super Bowl Halftime show announcement) is finally coming to vinyl. Jon Daly, a comedian who's appeared in films like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and currently works on Comedy Central's Kroll Show was behind the brilliant track that made internet magic back in 2014. On the B-side appears a hilarious "diss track" that materialized after a public twitter feud between Daly and up and coming rapper 'Lil Xan. This will be Jon Daly's first ever music release to exist in a physical format.

"Abracadabralifornia” / “I'm Your Dad”

Jon Daly - Abracadabralifornia [RSD BF 2020]
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A 45 RPM 7" single of Milton DeLugg & The Little Eskimos' original performance of 'Hooray For Santa Claus' with The Fleshtones doing their take on the flip!

Pressed on Martian Green vinyl, this little bundle of festive joy includes The Film Detective's print of the campy Christmas classic Santa Claus Conquers The Martians on DVD, paired with some equally bough-rockin' festive oddities from the Something Weird vault!

“Hooray For Santa Claus” - Milton DeLugg & The Little Eskimos b/w “Hooray For Santa Claus” - The Fleshtones


DeLugg, Milton & The Little Eskimos / The Fleshtones - Santa Claus Conquers The Martians - Hooray For Santa Claus [RSD BF 2020]
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Dio

Dream Evil Live '87 [RSD BF 2020]

ON SALE $20.97 Vinyl: $14.97 Buy

DIO picture disc with two rare live versions of tracks from Dream Evil, and artwork based around that era’s classic clown image. 

Side A:  “Dream Evil – Live at Donington ’87” Side B:  “Naked In The Rain (Live)”

Dio - Dream Evil Live '87 [RSD BF 2020]
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DMX

Best of DMX [RSD BF 2020]

ON SALE $38.47 Vinyl: $19.97 Buy

The Dog, one of the greatest rappers to ever clutch a mic, the man, the Yonkers legend. Dark Man X, better known as DMX, is one of the most important lyricists ever. For RSD BF20, for the first time, Def Jam / UMe have compiled his most poignant hits and hardest bars from the party anthems “Party Up,” and “X Gon’ Give It To Ya,” to his introspective tales of love, loss and faith, “Slippin,” “Ready To Meet Him” in a definitive 2LP package. This is a must-have for any fan of rap. The album comes on 2LP standard weight on translucent red vinyl. 

1. Where the Hood At 2. It's All Good 3. What These Bitches Want 4. Get At Me Dog 5. Ruff Ryders' Anthem 6. What's My Name 7. Party Up 8. X Gon' Give It To Ya 9. We Right Here 10. How's It Goin Down 11. The Rain 12. One More Road To Cross 13. Slippin' 14. Get It On The Floor 15. Here We Go Again 16. Damien 17. Stop Being Greedy 18. Who We Be 19. Grand Finale 20. No Love For Me 21. Blackout

DMX - Best of DMX [RSD BF 2020]
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Ace Frehley

Space Truckin' [RSD BF 2020]

ON SALE $21.97 Vinyl: $19.97 Buy

Side A 1. Space Truckin'

Side B 1. Space Invader (Radio Edit) 2. Mission to Mars 3. Space Truckin' 4. Return Of The Space Bear (Bonus Track)

Ace Frehley - Space Truckin'  [RSD BF 2020]
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"Yes, I Have Ghosts" is the first new song from David Gilmour in five years and features his daughter Romany on harp and vocals. The inspiration for the track was Polly Samson’s novel A Theatre for Dreamers, a Sunday Times bestseller about an idyllic poet/musician/artist community in 1960s Greece. 

"Yes I Have Ghosts"

David Gilmour - Yes I Have Ghosts [RSD BF 2020]
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Originally released in November 1970 as a single, Harrison's first as a solo artist, and topped charts worldwide; it was the biggest-selling single of 1971 in the UK. In America and Britain, the song was the first number-one single by an ex-Beatle.

The b-side is an anthemic ballad and one of Harrison's most celebrated compositions. "Isn't It a Pity" has been described as the emotional and musical centerpiece of All Things Must Pass and "a poignant reflection on The Beatles' coarse ending". Co-produced by Phil Spector, the recording employs multiple keyboard players, rhythm guitarists and percussionists, as well as orchestration by arranger John Barham. In its extended fadeout, the song references the closing refrain of the Beatles' 1968 hit "Hey Jude". Other musicians on the recording include Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Gary Wright and the band Badfinger, while the reprise version features Eric Clapton on lead guitar.

“My Sweet Lord”/”Isn't It A Pity” 

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord [RSD BF 2020]
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An exclusive 7" from Juliana Hatfield featuring two original holiday songs on colored vinyl, for RSD Black Friday. (Includes digital download card.)

"Christmas Cactus"/"Red Poinsettia"

Juliana Hatfield - Christmas Cactus / Red Poinsettia [RSD BF 2020]
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The Jahari Massamba Unit features Madlib on all instrumentation with the exception of drums, which are laid down by Karriem Riggins. Like Madlib, Riggins is well-versed in both the worlds of Jazz and Hip Hop. Musically, Madlib’s label says “we would call the project Spiritual Jazz, but jazz great Phil Ranelin told us to call it Black Classical Music, so that’s what we’re going with.”

This is an album put together by students of jazz in its myriad and historic corms who are also proponents of jazz’s future. The resulting recording reflects a lifetime of record collecting, musical study, woodshedding, and a reverential respect for one another’s craft. Regardless of categorization this is an exciting an all new entry in Madlib’s Yesterdays New Quintet canon of difficult-to-categorize music.

Pardon My French debuts on RSD Black Friday in an exclusive colored vinyl pressing.

SIDE A: 1. “Je Prendrai Le Romanée-Conti (Putain De Leroy)” 2. “Les Jardins Esméraldins (Pour Caillard)” 3. “Un Bordeaux Pré-Phylloxéra (Pour Le Riche Enculé)” 4. “Deux Fakes Jayers (Aussi Pour Le Riche Enculé)” 5. “Riesling Pour Robert” 6. “Du Morgon Au Moulin-À-Vent (Pour Duke)”

SIDE B: 1. “Trou Du Cul (Ode Au Sommelier Arrogant)” 2. “Etude Montrachet” 3. “Le Feu (Pour Belluard)” 4. “Merde (Basse-cour” 5. Inestimable Le Clos” 6. “La Closerie (Pour Prévost)” 7. “Hommage À La Vielle Garde (Pour Lafarge Et Rinaldi)”

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A 2 x LP set for RSD Black Friday featuring the early live material featured on the 25th Anniversary reissue of Jewel's Pieces Of You.  Individually numbered and featuring a replica flyer of the original show.

“Who Will Save Your Soul” / “Pieces of You” / “Little Sister” / “Pieces of You” / “Little Sister” / “Near You Always” / “Painters” / “Morning Song”/ “Adrian” / “I’m Sensitive” / “Don’t” / “Daddy” / “Angel Standing By” / “Amen” 

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At the beginning of quarantine in April, Ed Roland was in Sarasota, Florida with a few others and they decided to start a new band and call it The Living Room. They didn’t want it to sound like Collective Soul or The Sweet Tea Project (Roland’s Americana side band) and they started talking about favorite bands to which Ed said that one of his is The Cars. So, Ed woke up and began writing songs inspired by the new wave era of The Cars, ELO, and Roxy Music.  

SIDE A: 1. “She Bows Down” 2. “Just Like You” 3. “Here” 4. “Alien Attitude” 5. “Summer”
SIDE B: 6. “These Times” 7. “Living Room” 8. “Lucky Again” 9. “All For You” 10. “Welcome To Life”

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The 1992 sophomore release from these stalwarts of the stoner rock Palm Desert scene featured the unparalleled Ginger Baker on drums and scored a Top 10 rock chart hit with "She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)”. Another cut not to miss is "T.U.S.A.," Ginger's rap about the American inability to make a good cuppa tea. Pressed for RSD Black Friday on "natural" uncolored vinyl for its first-ever official LP release, with a printed inner sleeve.

“She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)”, “J.B. Witchdance”, “Jody Sings”, “Rolling Green”, “Ants in the Kitchen”, “V.H.V”., “Bicycle”,”100 Years (of Tears in the Wind”, “T.U.S.A”., “Tilt-A-Whirl”, “Rabbit One”, “Madonna”, “Gimme Water”, “The Moon in Your Pocket”

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Double live album showcasing Alanis' acoustic 2020 concert, recorded live in London. Featuring every song from Jagged Little Pill, in celebration of the album’s 25th anniversary, plus three additional hits.

Side 1: “Your House”/”Right Through You”/”You Learn”/”All I Really Want”
Side 2: “Hands Clean”/”Not The Doctor”/”Mary Jane”/”Forgiven”
Side 3: “Perfect”/”Head Over Feet”/”Hand In My Pocket”/”Ironic”
Side 4: “You Oughta Know”/”Wake Up”/”Uninvited”/”Thank U”

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On Parole, originally recorded in 1975/1976, was intended to be Motörhead’s debut album. However, things didn’t quite work out that way and it was eventually released in December 1979 after the albums Overkill and Bomber came out earlier in the year.
On Parole is the only album to feature the band's original line-up of Lemmy on vocals and bass, Larry Wallis on guitar and vocals, and Lucas Fox on drums.

Motörhead On Parole (Expanded & Remastered) will be released on RSD Black Friday in the US on 2LP & CD. It will feature the original LP, plus the 1997 bonus tracks on vinyl as a bonus 12” EP.

Record One: Original LP
Side 1 – MOTORHEAD, ON PAROLE, VIBRATOR, IRON HORSE - BORN TO LOSE
Side 2 – CITY KIDS, FOOLS, THE WATCHER, LEAVING HERE, LOST JOHNNY

Record Two: Bonus Tracks
Side 3 – ON PAROLE (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), CITY KIDS (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), IRON HORSE - BORN TO LOSE (ALTERNATIVE TAKE) *
Side 4 – MOTORHEAD (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), LEAVING HERE (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), FOOLS (DEMO VERSION) *

*PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

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Rare instrumental version of ODB’s iconic debut album. Previously a highly collectible promo-only release, these instrumental mixes are reissued on LP for the first time since 1994. The 2 X LP set includes a bonus 7” single featuring the new stripped versions of “Brooklyn Zoo” and “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” from the 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition for the first time on vinyl.

Side A - A1. Shimmy Shimmy Ya, A2. Baby C'mon, A3. Brooklyn Zoo, A4. Hippa To Da Hoppa
Side B - B1. Raw Hide, B2. Damage, B3. Don't U Know, B4. The Stomp.
Side C - C1. Goin' Down, C2. Drunk Games, C3. Snakes, C4. Brooklyn Zoo II (Tiger Crane)
Side D - D1. Proteck Ya Neck II The Zoo, D2. Dirty Dancin, D3. Harlem World

Includes a 7” of the Stripped Versions from the digital deluxe edition:
7A: Brooklyn Zoo (Stripped Version), 7B: Shimmy Shimmy Ya (Stripped Version)

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Continuing the series of Lou Reed re-issues for RSD Black Friday, is his critically successful 1992 Sire album Magic and Loss. Pressed as a double LP, featuring three sides of vinyl and an etching, exclusive released for RSD Black Friday 2020. (NME 10/10, Q Magazine 4*, Rolling Stone 4*)

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Originally released in June 2002 on CD, Peaches – this 20-track collection will be released on vinyl for the first time on RSD Black Friday and will be the only Stranglers Best of available on vinyl.

Side 1: “Peaches”, “Golden Brown”, “Walk On By”, “No More Heroes”, “Skin Deep”
Side 2: “Hanging Around”, “All Day And All Of The Night”, “Straighten Out”, “Nice 'N' Sleazy”, “Strange Little Girl”, “Who Wants The World”
Side 3: “Something Better Change”, “Always The Sun (Sunny Side Up Mix)”, “European Female”, “Grip '89 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)”, “Duchess”
Side 4: “5 Minutes”, “Don't Bring Harry”, “La Folie”, “96 Tears”

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Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the debut album by U2, Boy. Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin and produced by Steve Lillywhite, it was originally released on 20th October 1980. Features the singles “A Day Without Me” and “I Will Follow” as well as live favourites “Out Of Control” and “The Electric Co.”.

Limited edition white vinyl pressing includes an additional double-sided poster plus a lyrics/credits insert. Exclusive to independent retailers for RSD Black Friday 2020.

Side 1 1. I Will Follow 2. Twilight 3. An Cat Dubh 4. Into The Heart 5. Out Of Control
Side 2 1. Stories For Boys 2. The Ocean 3. A Day Without Me 4. Another Time, Another Place 5. The Electric Co. 6. Shadows And Tall Trees

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Clement Dodd, the founder of the iconic Studio One label, was a fierce proponent of Marcus Garvey's message of self-reliance, having heard it in his youth. Over the years he recorded and produced many songs that expressed the yearnings and feelings of his fellow Jamaicans. Afrikan Blood is a timely release that captures some of the roots reggae songs that speak to injustices that still exist today. Many of the songs on Afrikan Blood are previously unreleased or unreleased stereo mixes by foundation artists like Alton Ellis, The Gaylads, The Wailing Souls and Freddie McGregor.

As Judah Eskender Tafari sings, "Afrikan Blood keeps on flowing through my veins.'

1. Al Campbell & Freddie McGregor - Born A Free Man [Previously unreleased on LP]
2. Rodley Brissett - Justice & Peace [Previously unreleased on LP]
3. Judah Eskender Tafari - Afrikan Blood (Take 2) [Previously unreleased]
4. Lloyd Anderson - The Lion Has Returned (Take 3) [Previously unreleased]
5. Lloyd & Gerald - Thy Man Look Into Thyself [Previously unreleased on LP]
6. Dennis Lovelock - King Alpha (Take 2) [Previously unreleased]
7. The Gaylads - I Am Free [Previously unreleased stereo mix]
8. Alton Ellis & Zoot Simms - We're Gonna Climb [Previously unreleased]
9. The Wailing Souls - Hooray (It's Festival Time) [Previously unreleased]
10. Zoot Simms & Arthur Robinson - Drought [Previously unreleased stereo mix]
11. The Viceroys - Rasta Leaves His Footprints (12" Mix) [Previously unreleased]
12. The Willows - Send Another Moses [Previously unreleased on LP]
13. Dudley Sibbley - Love In Our Nation (Take 1) [Previously unreleased stereo mix]
14. Larry Marshall - Freedom Song [Previously unreleased on LP]

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Rare recordings from Hank Williams’ 1952 radio show auditions for the first time ever on vinyl.

Side A 1) Why Don’t You Love Me - Hank Williams 2) San Antonio Rose - Owen Bradley & His Orchestra

Side B 1) Honey, Be My Honey Bee - The Beasley Sisters 2) Cold, Cold Heart - Hank Williams 3) Why Don’t You Love Me