Saturday, March 25, 2017

Record Store Day Limited-Run Vinyl Releases Include Cash, Church, Parton, Clark, Isbell, Cadillac Three & More

Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. Today there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica.

This is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate the unique culture of a record store and the special role these independently owned stores play in their communities. Special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products are made exclusively for the day. Festivities include performances, cook-outs, body painting, meet & greets with artists, parades, DJs spinning records, and on and on. In 2008 a small list of titles was released on Record Store Day and that list has grown to include artists and labels both large and small, in every genre and price point. The list continues to include a wide range of artists, covering the diverse taste of record stores and their customers.

While there’s only one Record Store Day a year, the organization works with both independent and and major labels throughout the year to create contests, special releases and promotions in order to spotlight the benefits of supporting these independent, locally owned stores with music purchases throughout the year. This year, the event will be held on April 22, 2017 and there are a number of country music releases including the following:

Eric Church - Caught in the Act (Live) - 2x LP (2,500 limited red vinyl run with t-shirt)
The Cadillac Three - Live at Abbey Road - 10" (1,500 run)
Johnny Cash - Children's Album - LP (3,000 run)
Brandy Clark - Live From Los Angeles - LP (2,500 run)
Brantley Gilbert - The Devil Don't Sleep - LP (1,500 run)
Sam Hunt - Drinkin' Too Much - 7" (2,000 run)
Jason Isbell and the 400 - Welcome To 1979 - 12" EP (4,000 run)
Pokey Lafarge - Riot In The Streets/Better Man Than - 10" (1,500 run)
Old 97's - Terlingua/Off My Mind - 12" (2,530 run)
Dolly Parton - Puppy Love - 7" (1,500 run)
Townes Van Zant - Live at Austin City Limits - LP (2,500 run)
Johnny Mathis - Wonderful! Wonderful! - 7" (500 run)
Emmylou Harris - Queen of the Silver Dollar Studio Album - LP (1,000 regional run)
Waylon Jennings - Waylon Forever - LP (250 regional run)
John Paul White & Donnie Fritts - John Paul White Sings Donnie Fritts, Donnie Fritts Sings John Paul White - 7" (975 run)
Shooter Jennings and Waymore's Outlaws - Live - LP (500 regional run)

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