Fave Reissues Of The Last Few Years - PART 1

A Listmania! list by Mark Barry "Mark Barry"
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The list author says: "I've bought and loved hundreds of re-issues over the last few years, but some just stand head & shoulders above the rest. Some are well known, but many are obscure, so I hope my detailed reviews of them all will help potential buyers take a chance and dig in."
Strangers Almanac
1.  Strangers Almanac by Whiskeytown
The list author says:
  "2008 DELUXE EDITION 2CD version of their magical 2nd album featuring RYAN ADAMS and CAITLIN CARY - REISSUE OF THE YEAR for me. See review..."
$49.05   Used & New from: $23.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Steve McQueen
2.  Steve McQueen by Prefab Sprout
The list author says:
  "2CD 2007 LEGACY EDITION of their 1985 masterpiece beautifully remastered by original producer THOMAS DOLBY with 8 new 2006 acoustic re-workings of album tracks on Disc 2 which are sensational. See review..."
$71.89   Used & New from: $42.88
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Down By Jetty
3.  Down By Jetty by Dr. Feelgood
The list author says:
  "2CD 2006 EMI "Collectors Edition" of their rockin' 1975 debut, Mono on Disc 1 with the previously unreleased STEREO version on Disc 2 + loads of previously unreleased studio/live tracks. Superb sound from 1st generation master tapes. See review..."
$30.47   Used & New from: $14.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Joshua Tree (Remastered / Expanded) (Super Deluxe Edition) (2CD/DVD)
4.  Joshua Tree (Remastered / Expanded) (Super Deluxe Edition) (2CD/DVD) by U2
The list author says:
  "Expensive for sure, but this 3 disc DELUXE EDITION Box Set is beautifully presented - top remaster on the album and bonuses, the DVD is a live sensation and the booklet cool. See review..."
$46.80   Used & New from: $31.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (745 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Barnstorm
5.  Barnstorm by Joe Walsh
The list author says:
  "This 2006 USA-Only HIP-O SELECT version of Joe Walsh's 1972 debut solo album (sloppily recorded) comes with a stunning GAVIN LURSSEN remaster. See review..."
$13.03   Used & New from: $10.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

The Crusaders Gold
6.  The Crusaders Gold by The Crusaders
The list author says:
  "The "Gold" series has loads of obvious collections in it, but some are out-and-out gems - this is one of them - stunning remasters of their criminally overlooked 1970s and 1980s catalogue. See detailed review..."
$17.80   Used & New from: $9.36
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
7.  Complete Blue Horizon Sessions by Gordon Smith
The list author says:
  "Unknown young British Blues guitar-player is finally given a remaster and collection he deserves - loved it - see detailed review  and Listomania list for 24 other Blue Horizon reviews..."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Tighten Up, Vol. 1
8.  Tighten Up, Vol. 1 by Tighten Up
The list author says:
  "A joy and a wonder! Superlative 2008 2CD DELUXE EDITION of an English compilation album that practically introduced Reggae Music to the British mainstream charts in 1969. See detailed review..."
$45.98   Used & New from: $23.57
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

This Was (Collectors Edition) (2CD)
9.  This Was (Collectors Edition) (2CD) by Jethro Tull
The list author says:
  "For such a huge band, I've found most of their 'remasters' to be weedy - until this - a 2008 2CD COLLECTORS EDITION of their bluesy 1968 rock debut on Island Records - a top reissue & one that offers up loads of rediscovery and reassessment…"
$22.99   Used & New from: $12.24
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

St Louis to Liverpool
10.  St Louis to Liverpool by Chuck Berry
The list author says:
  "His wonderful STEREO album from 1964 with "No Particular Place To Go" on it - part of Universal's "Rock 'n' Roll 50th Anniversary" series of CDs - see list of 7 in Listmania and individual reviews for all..."
$7.98   Used & New from: $2.45
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Tell Mama: The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions
11.  Tell Mama: The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions by Etta James
The list author says:
  "Another Universal compilation with fabulous Erick Labson remastered sound quality - part of their "Blues Classics - Remastered & Extended" series - see my list of the 10 titles in the series in Listmania..."
$10.09   Used & New from: $4.92
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Room to Roam
12.  Room to Roam by The Waterboys
The list author says:
  "Typically excellent EMI Reissue - an August 2008 2CD "COLLECTORS EDITION" makeover of their 5th album from 1990 on Ensign Records - surprisingly good outtakes on Disc 2 too. See review..."
$32.88   Used & New from: $14.92
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Tumbleweed Connection
13.  Tumbleweed Connection by Elton John
The list author says:
  "Along with his 2nd album from 1970 "Elton John", Universal have done the absolute business on that and "Tumbleweed Connection" - 2CD 2008 DELUXE EDITIONS - really fantastic sound quality & extras. See detailed reviews for both..."
$25.98   Used & New from: $16.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Cooltide
14.  Cooltide by John Martyn
The list author says:
  "Long forgotten goody from 1991 on Permanent Records in the UK - finally been given a really great remaster in 2007 by Voiceprint/One World Records - with good extras - highly recommended - see detailed review..."
Used & New from: $81.90
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Careless
15.  Careless by Stephen Bishop
The list author says:
  "HIP-O SELECT 2006 CD Reissue of Bishop's wonderful debut album - complete with repro card sleeve and inner - great sound - a gem. See review..."
Used & New from: $30.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Circle Game
16.  Circle Game by Tom Rush
The list author says:
  "1968 Elektra Folk/Rock LP Masterpiece that introduced Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne & James Taylor as songwriters to the world - now finally given the Remaster and Appreciation it’s long deserved in this 2008 Rhino Extended Version. See review..."
$13.34   Used & New from: $5.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Jimmy Cliff - Better Days Are Coming: The A&M Years 1969-1971
17.  Jimmy Cliff - Better Days Are Coming: The A&M Years 1969-1971 by Jimmy Cliff
The list author says:
  "Expensive, But Beautifully Mastered and Presented 4CD Book Set Covering The Rare A&M Label Years In The USA (Island Label Material for UK Buyers) 2 released albums, 2 unreleased + wads of singles - fabulous - another HIP-O SELECT Reggae exclusive - see detailed review..."
Used & New from: $58.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Love City
18.  Love City by Ronn Matlock
The list author says:
  "Rare & Only LP Outing in The USA for RONN MATLOCK towards the end of the Seventies - now reissued in 2007 by Rhino with bonus tracks - a funky & soulful masterpiece. See review..."
Used & New from: $13.24
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Steppenwolf Gold
19.  Steppenwolf Gold by Steppenwolf
The list author says:
  "The "Gold" series has loads of obvious collections in it, but here's the second gem among them - it's got breathtaking remastered sound quality by ERICK LABSON and a great track selection. Rediscover these guys. See review..."
$18.03   Used & New from: $6.23
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Skinhead Moonstomp
20.  Skinhead Moonstomp by Symarip
The list author says:
  "Unbelievably good 2008 2CD DELUXE EDITION treatment given to a 1970 UK Trojan Records album - never mind the clobber and listen to the tunes - fantastic stuff - rare tracks on Disc 2. See review..."
$29.61   Used & New from: $8.62
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Nils Lofgren
21.  Nils Lofgren by Nils Lofgren
The list author says:
  "His 1975 Debut Album Given A Superlative Remaster by HIP-O SELECT - A Gatefold Slip Of Paper As An Inlay - So The Packaging Is Not Great - But The Sound Is Brilliant - The Best Yet. See review…"
Used & New from: $29.97
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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High Flyin Bird
22.  High Flyin Bird by Richie Havens
The list author says:
  "Hip-O Select 2004 2CD set containing 3 full albums (one a double) and a non-album 7" A-side (1967 - 1969) - all of it beautifully remastered by SUHA GUR. It's a numbered Ltd Edition of 3000. See review…"
Used & New from: $58.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Used Songs 1973-1980
23.  Used Songs 1973-1980 by Tom Waits
The list author says:
  "A criminally overlooked 'Best Of' covering the 1st part of his career on the Asylum Records label - Really Great Remastered Sound - Cheap As Chips too - The "Tom Waits Is God" rumour starts here! See review..."
$12.77   Used & New from: $2.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Unearthed
24.  Unearthed by Johnny Cash
The list author says:
  "2004, Velvet Box, 5CDS of unreleased goodies from the American Recordings rejuvenation period of his career - beautifully mastered and packaged - and all of it as unbelievably ace as the released stuff...I much prefer these tracks to any other part of his extraordinary career. Sorely missed."
Used & New from: $67.86
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Fill Your Head: The Studio Albums 1969-1974
25.  Fill Your Head: The Studio Albums 1969-1974 by Rare Earth
The list author says:
  "5 full albums across 3 CDs with 9 singles added onto Disc 1 - shaped limited edition packaging - two albums are first time on CD. However, a bad mastering error repeats a track on Disc 1 and there's been complaints about the slightly squashy packaging - so deduct a star. See review..."
Used & New from: $109.09
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Cold Fact
26.  Cold Fact by Rodriguez
The list author says:
  "Release Number 36 for the wonderful "Light In The Attic" label (see Karen Dalton, Lou Bond and Kris Kristofferson). 2008 reissue of an obscure 1970 folk-psych-funk album on USA's Sussex Records. Produced by Dennis Coffey, features Motown's Funk Brothers. 36-page booklet, first issue on CD. Brill!"
$11.99   Used & New from: $4.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (747 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Looking On
27.  Looking On by The Move
The list author says:
  "2008 Salvo Records (UK label) remaster of their forgotten and heavy rock LP on Fly Records (UK) in December 1970. It has a huge sounding remaster, gatefold card sleeve, in-depth liner notes, 7 bonus tracks (single B-side and 6 'rough' mixes). Features pre ELO - Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne, Bev Bevan and Rick Price. Includes "Brontosaurus"."
$17.58   Used & New from: $15.56
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Screamin' Jay Rocks
28.  Screamin' Jay Rocks by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
The list author says:
  "2008 CD compilation by the mighty Bear Family of Germany. 31 tracks, remasters, massive booklet in a tri-gatefold card digipak. Superlative one-stop hits set. It's an import, but their issues are the best. See my review for "All We Wanna Do Is ROCK" June 2010 36-track sampler for the "Rocks" series. Prepare to spend!"
$27.96   Used & New from: $12.18

Depend on Me: The Early Albums
29.  Depend on Me: The Early Albums by The Miracles
The list author says:
  "2009 Hip-O Select 2CD Set with 5 albums and bonus single sides. "Hi We're The Miracles" (June 1961), "Cookin' With..." (Nov 1961), "I'll Try Something New" (July 1962), "The Fabulous Mircales" (May 1963) "Recorded Live On Stage" (May 1963). Lovely colour 24-page booklet and beautiful concertina card fold out of albums sleeves (front & rear). Ellen Fitton remasters. A peach."
Used & New from: $24.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Garden of Delights
30.  Garden of Delights by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "2006 20-track CD compilation by Sanctuary of the UK featuring UK, Irish and Scottish Folk, Rock-Folk and Singer Songwriter types who are criminally forgotten and shouldn't be. Picked by Pete Lawrence & AJ who ran a radio show called "The Big Chill". The track choices are brilliant - a real journey of discovery. See also "Meridian 1970" for similar (reviewed)."
$23.47   Used & New from: $8.20

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sound quality 4 Nov 23, 2010
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