LOS ANGELES: Music icons The Doors, Otis Redding and the Ramones are all releasing special items for this year’s Record Store Day April 18. Under the direction of Jampol Artist Management, Inc. (www.wemanagelegends.com), the artists’ music will be available in record stores as part of the event that celebrates independent music retailers worldwide.
The Doors – Strange Days
180-gram virgin vinyl
Limited edition of 12,500 copies
Reissue of short-lived mono version from 1967. Cut from the original masters by The Doors’ co-producer and engineer Bruce Botnick. Commercially released on vinyl in 1967 for a limited time, first vinyl reissue since then.
50th Anniversary Edition
2-LP (1 stereo, 1 mono)
Limited edition of 7,500 copies
Plus bonus mono 45 on blue vinyl – “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” b/w “I’m Depending On You.”
This double mono/stereo version is being released for the first time on vinyl. The bonus 45 is a replica-like reissue of the original 1965 single.
Ramones Cruiser (Crosley) Record Store Day Turntable
Exclusive to RSD
“Record Store Day is really important for our clients,” says JAM President Jeff Jampol. “We all grew up digging through record stores to find the latest music and share with our friends, and we think it is crucial to keep that tradition alive.”
Plus, we will have a very special surprise that will be announced the morning of Record Store Day.
Record Store Day is “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.” Learn more at www.recordstoreday.com and www.wemanagelegends.com