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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Cowpoke » Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:34 pm

I wonder if that live set (British Live Performance Series) is remastered. The recording that I have of it, seems to have been taken directly off the original video and does have a few moments where the audio is a bit shaky. Here's a nice new review of this CD:

http://www.elmoremagazine.com/2015/09/r ... n-campbell" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by arlw » Sat Sep 26, 2015 12:56 am

Still a great CD. Mine is due to show up later. Also , I ordered that 4 CD set of the Wrecking Crew and that is also coming later in the mail. Nice to have these items.

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Post by Dee » Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:13 am

Glen Campbell title kicks off Rainman Records' 'British Live Performance Series'
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Rainman Records has launched a new series called the "British Live Performance Series" and the first title to be released features a 1990 live Glen Campbell concert recorded at the Dome in Doncaster, England with the Jeff Dayton Band.

This concert has been previously released under different names (e.g., January 21, 2014: Glen Campbell Love & Live and February 2015: Glen Campbell Access All Areas [with PAL formatted DVD]). It includes new liner notes written by music biographer Michael Heatley and describes Glen's career with mentions of his early work with the Champs and the Gee Cees.

Tracks:
Rhinestone Cowboy
Galveston
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Try a Little Kindness
Wichita Lineman
She's Gone Gone Gone
Walkin' in the Sun
On a Good Night
True Grit
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
I Remember You
Highwayman
Streets of London
Mull of Kintyre
Gentle On My Mind

Listen to three of the album's tracks here: https://soundcloud.com/rainman-records/ ... tions-from" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

For more information about this release, visit: http://www.axs.com/news/glen-campbell-t ... ance-65284" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;



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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Dee » Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:58 am

Hi, arlw, thanks so much for the information you posted about the new (reissued) "California Special" Jan & Dean album. It was a huge help!

You were right on about the keyword being "friends".
After some research, I learned that in 1979 a tribute concert, "California Special", was held in Jan & Dean's honor at the Coconut Grove in LA, California. Glen was asked to host this event (which confirms all the more, I believe, that he was a valued friend of this duo).

It turns out that the intro on the California Special album was taken from this tribute event. I found a video (posted below) with the full intro by Glen. Casey Kasem is heard introducing the show.



Amazing, isn't it?! According to one of the YT posters, "horarwgt", the clip of Jan & Dean shown on-stage is actually from 1963, not 1960, as Glen said in his introduction. The poster explains that "Surf City" wasn't written until 1963. I haven't followed Jan and Dean, so I don't know if this comment is true.

I wonder if this complete concert is available on DVD now?

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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Cowpoke » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:04 am

Thanks Arlw! I didn't know it had been released on CD before. I wonder when this was originally taped?


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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by arlw » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:17 pm

Dee,
I do not have this CD but can give you a few tips! I remember when this came out!

That "Jan & Dean's California Special" CD came out a few years ago-Original Release Date: January 1, 2009-they re-released this-my guess--re mastered it once again for this Release Date: September 13, 2015.
The spoken segment by Glen as one of the tracks was just that--have to remember that Glen did session work with Jan and Dean and was on so many recordings w/them. I am sure he is on most of those tracks on the CD. The spoken segment is Glen talking about the times he was with Jan and Dean. Surf City and other records Glen Campbell was on...
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Jan & Dean with Friends & Jan & Dean -----This is the Key word on this CD----



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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Cowpoke » Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:30 am

Who knows more about this album? Arlw perhaps? It's called "Jan & Dean's California Special" and has a spoken segment by Glen as one of the tracks:

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On a different note, who in heaven's name is releasing Glen's Big Bluegrass Special album just about every week with a different front cover? Here are a few of the latest addition. These titles are outrageous too. Leopard Lady?

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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Cowpoke » Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:40 am

Great, New Snow on the Roof, such a nice little song Glen's former bass player Billy Graham, is being released on CD. And those two tracks from 1990, which were still on my wanted list, are included too. A bit out of place perhaps but then again, they WERE released by Capitol Nashville on Christmas for the 90s vol. 1 and 2.


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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Dee » Mon Aug 31, 2015 7:05 pm

Cowpoke, I am surprised that RS is announcing this CD as "rare".
Anyway, the three tracks provided by RS sound great! Maybe the tracks have been remastered?
I guess we will find out!
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Re: New DVD / CD Releases

Post by Cowpoke » Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:27 am

Rolling Stone magazine about the new (actually not so new... :-)) live album.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ ... d-20150831" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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