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Record Store Day 2013 Exclusive Releases

Original format classic rock


Among the hundreds of exclusive releases from many musical genres coming on Record Store Day (April 20, 2013) are nearly two dozen -- both familiar and rare -- from classic rock artists. They're listed here alphabetically, in case you want to scan for your favorites.

The Animals

The Animals circa 1963
The Animals circa 1963, photo by Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Two reissues of The Animals on vinyl, for the first time since 1964.

The Animals Is Here - 10" vinyl EP - "House of the Rising Sun" / "Gonna Send You Back To Walker" / "I'm Crying" / "Baby Let Me Take You Home"

The Animals Are Back - 10" vinyl EP - "We've Got To Get Out of This Place" / "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" / "Bring It On Home To Me" / "Club A Gogo"

David Bowie

David Bowie - Drive In Saturday Night
Capitol Records

Two vinyl singles by David Bowie - one old, one new.

"Drive In Saturday Night" - 7" vinyl picture disc

"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" / "Where Are We Now" - 7" white vinyl

Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band

Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Frank Freeman's Dance Club and other rarities
Dandelion Records

Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band recorded live in 1968 by legendary BBC DJ John Peel, during a concert in Kidderminster, England.

Frank Freeman's Dance Club and other rarities - 12" purple vinyl

Side 1
"Rollin' and Tumblin'"
"Well Well Well"
"Neon Meate Dream of a Octafish"

Side 2
"Kandy Korn"
"Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do"
"Moody Liz"
"Yer Gonna Need Domebody on Yer Bond"

Cheech & Chong with Alice Bowie

Cheech & Chong featuring Alice Bowie
Friday Music

Cheech and Chong embraced free love and getting high, making them the perfect pair to parody classic rock. "Alice Bowie" was Cheech in glam gear. Many radio stations refused to play the single, but it topped the chart at two of the top rock stations of the day, WLS in Chicago and KHJ in Los Angeles.

"Earache My Eye" / "Turn That Thing Down" - 7" green vinyl picture disc

Country Joe and The Fish

Country Joe and The Fish - I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die
Vanguard Records

Country Joe and The Fish's 1967 psychedelic rock album, remastered from the original master tapes.

I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die - 12" vinyl LP


Cream - Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6 2005
Warner Bros

Limited pressing of 1,500 of Cream's 2005 reunion concerts in London, out of print for more than five years.

Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6, 2005 - 12" white vinyl three-LP box set

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan - Wigwam / Thirsty Boots
Columbia Records

Previously unreleased Bob Dylan tracks recorded during sessions for Self Portrait, released in 1970.

"Wigwam" / "Thirsty Boots" - 7" vinyl single

Emerson Lake & Palmer

Emerson Lake & Palmer - The First Five: A Picture Disc Collection
Razor & Tie Records

Individually numbered vinyl box set that includes ELP's first five albums: Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Tarkus, Pictures At An Exhibition, Trilogy, Brain Salad Surgery.

The First Five: A Picture Disc Collection - 12" vinyl picture disc box set

Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead - Rare Cuts & Oddities 1966
Rhino Records

Grateful Dead studio and live tracks from early 1966, on vinyl for the first time, including the only known recording of Jerry Garcia singing "Promised "Land".

Rare Cuts and Oddities - 12" vinyl double-LP

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Experience - Hey Joe / Stone Free
Legacy Recordings

Original mono mixes for the first Jimi Hendrix single released in the UK, available for the first time since their release in 1966.

"Hey Joe" / "Stone Free" - 7" vinyl

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