T.Rex: The vinyl collection

T.Rex

T.Rex: “The Vinyl Collection” is an eight album set featuring the following albums: T.Rex, Electric warrior, The slider, Tanx, Zinc Alloy & The hidden riders of tomorrow, Bolan’s zip gun, Futuristic dragon and  Dandy in the underworld.

Beside the normal black vinyl the set It is available in a 500 only limited edition colored vinyl.

Label: Demon Music

Release date: December 22, 2014

 

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On January 30, 1982.

LH

On January 30, 1982, Sam John Hopkins better known as Lightnin’ Hopkins died aged 70. Being country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist, Hopkins influenced many famous musicians such as Bob Dylan, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix.

On January 29, 2009.

John Martyn

On January 29, 2009, John Martyn (born as Iain David McGeachy) died aged 61. Being one of the greatest songwriters of the modern music, with an unique voice and guitar playing style, in his 40 year career he has worked with artists such as Eric Clapton, David Gilmour and Phil Collins and he had released 21 studio albums.”The Times” described him as “an electrifying guitarist and singer whose music blurred the boundaries between folk, jazz, rock and blues”.

On January 29, 1992.

WD

On January 29, 1992, William James “Willie” Dixon died aged 72. Vocalist, musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, Grammy Award winner ,next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post-World War II sound of the Chicago blues. His songs were recorded by countless number of musicians such as Bob Dylan, Cream, Jeff Beck, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones. Some of his best known songs are “Hoochie Coochie Man”, “I Just Want to Make Love to You”, “Little Red Rooster”, “My Babe”, “Spoonful”, and “You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover”.

On January 28, 1985.

We are the world

On January 28, 1985, the song “We Are the World” was recorded in the “A&M” studios in LA. The USA response to the UK Band Aid’s “Do they know it’s Christmas” was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the World. The single was released on March 7, 1985 on “Columbia” label and sold over 20 million copies worldwide.

The following singers, musicians and celebrities took part in the song:

  • Lionel Richie
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Paul Simon
  • Kenny Rogers
  • James Ingram
  • Tina Turner
  • Billy Joel
  • Michael Jackson
  • Diana Ross
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Willie Nelson
  • Al Jarreau
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Steve Perry
  • Daryl Hall
  • Huey Lewis
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Kim Carnes
  • Bob Dylan
  • Ray Charles
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Lindsey Buckingham
  • Mario Cipollina
  • Johnny Colla
  • Sheila E.
  • Bob Geldof
  • David Paich
  • Michael Boddicker
  • Paulinho da Costa
  • Louis Johnson
  • Michael Omartian
  • Greg Phillinganes
  • John Robinson