In The News (Reissues And Collections Edition): Wilco, Green Day, Ramones, Tears For Fears, INXS, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, No Doubt And More

The first two Wilco albums, 1995’s A.M. and 1996’s double-LP Being There, are being reissued as deluxe editions on CD and vinyl by Rhino on December 1. The single-CD and double-LP A.M. come with eight unreleased bonus tracks, while the five-CD and four-LP Being There have 15 unreleased tracks, with the CD adding a 20-song live performance from 1996 … Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band is the new best-of from Green Day, out November 17 and featuring 20 career-spanning faves and two new songs (“Back In The USA” and Miranda Lambert duet “Ordinary World”) … The RamonesRocket To Russia gets the 40th-anniversary deluxe-edition treatment courtesy of Rhino on November 24 as a three-CD/one-LP set with two different mixes of the album, unreleased studio recordings and an unissued 1997 concert recorded in Scotland … Tears For Fears‘ first career-spanning greatest-hits album, Rule The World, is out November 10 via UMe … INXS celebrates the 30th anniversary of Kick with a three-CD/one-Blu-ray set featuring the remastered original album, alternate mixes, b-sides, demos, remixes, videos and a Dolby Atmos mix of the album; more INXS reissues will follow in 2018 … This Being The Ballad Of Kicking Giant, Halo: NYC/Olympia 1989-1993, a ’93 cassette comp by old-school MAGNET fave Kicking Giant, is being reissued on vinyl by Drawing Room on November 17 … You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave: In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the EaglesHotel California is being reissued by Rhino on November 24 as a two-CD/one-Blu-ray deluxe edition, a two-CD expanded edition and a one-CD standard edition … The Mary Onettes‘ self-titled debut will be back on CD and also on vinyl for the first time November 10 courtesy of Labrador just in time for the record’s 10th anniversary … On November 17, Pink Floyd‘s 1981 compilation A Collection Of Great Dance Songs and 1988 live album Delicate Sound Of Thunder will be reissued on vinyl by the band’s eponymous label … Cheek To Cheek: The Complete Duet Recordings is a four-CD, 75-track set from Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong collecting albums Ella And Louis, Ella And Louis Again and Porgy And Bess, singles, live recordings, alternate takes and more, out November 10 via Verve/UMe … Black Sabbath’s The End, out November 17 on Eagle Vision, captures Ozzy and Co.’s farewell concert in the band’s Birmingham hometown from earlier this year in multiple formats: DVD/CD, Blu-ray/CD, double-CD, triple-LP and limited-edition collector’s edition … No Doubt‘s self-titled 1992 debut turns 25 with a vinyl edition on November 10 via UMe … On December 8, HLC Properties/UMe add two new editions to the Bing Crosby Archive series—New Tricks: 60th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (with 12 bonus tracks) and Among My Souvenirs: More Treasures From The Crosby Archive (35 previously unissued recordings)—celebrating the one-of-a-kind career of Bing CrosbyJosh Groban‘s Christmas album Noël gets a 10th-anniversary-edition reissue November 3 on Reprise with six new songs, including a duet with Tony Bennett (“Christmas Time Is Here”) and a John Lennon/Yoko Ono cover (“Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”) … Speaking of the most wonderful time of the year: REO Speedwagon‘s Not So Silent Night: Christmas With REO Speedwagon gets the deluxe treatment from Rhino on November 3 with remastered sound and four bonus tracks … Muddy Waters‘ 1958 debut, The Best Of Muddy Waters, is being reissued on vinyl in its original mono mix by Geffen/UMe November 10 … The Purple Tour (Live) collects live recordings Whitesnake made on the tour following 2015’s The Purple Album, on which the band revisited songs frontman David Coverdale recorded with Deep Purple in the ’70s; it’s out via Rhino on November 24 as a CD/DVD, CD/Blu-ray, double LP and single CD … Minnie Riperton’s Perfect Angel (a collaboration with Stevie Wonder, though due to contractual reasons, that fact wasn’t know at the time of its 1974 release) will be reissued as a two-CD set by UMe on December 1 with 11 bonus tracks … Rush‘s A Farewell To Kings gets a 40th-anniversary reissue December 1 courtesy of UMe/Anthem/ole as a three-CD/one-Blu-ray/four-LP set, a three-CD edition and a four-LP box … Debby Boone‘s You Light Up My Life will be expanded and reissued December 1 by Real Gone, marking the first time the hit album has been re-released in its 40-year existence … On November 17, Legacy is issuing Whitney Houston‘s I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard, a collection of live and studio recordings centered around her contributions to the hit film from 25 years ago … Speaking of hit films: The music from the first five Harry Potter movies is being collected as a 10-LP picture-disc boxed set, Harry Potter: Original Motion Picture Soundtracks I-V, out November 17 via Rhino … And finally, out now on Bear Family is At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight, a 20-CD, 529-track boxed set spotlighting live performances (many not heard since they were broadcast) from the 1948-1960 Louisiana Hayride Saturday-night radio show by Elvis Presley (15 songs), Hank Williams (an unknown recording of “I’m A Long Gone Daddy”), Johnny Cash, June Carter, Kitty Wells, George Jones and 161 others. You could spend an entire day listening to this thing, kids, and you still wouldn’t get through all of it.

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