It wouldn't be a Record Store Day without no less than one release from David Bowie. Today (March 9), it was uncovered that April 22 will see two collections of uncommon or unreleased music from him, a 1974 concert and an EP from 1971.
Record Store Day celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year on April 22. To commend the event, Parlophone is releasing two limited-edition version David Bowie albums. The first is Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles 1974), live album recorded amid the Philly Dogs Tour that is seeing its first-ever official release. It was blended by long-lasting Bowie teammate Tony Visconti, and components a band lineup that incorporates Luther Vandross on vocals. The other album being released for RSD is Bowpromo, an entertainment of an uncommon 1971 squeezing that highlighted substitute blends of melodies that in the end ended up on Hunky Dory.
Bowpromo contains interchange blends of seven songs recorded amid the sessions for Hunky Dory, five of which ended up on the album. It was a part EP, with the second half containing five tracks by Dana Gillespie, who was additionally marked to the Gem Group, an organization shaped by Bowie's administrator Tony Defries. He squeezed just 500 duplicates and circulated them to marks in the desires of securing an arrangement for one of them. On this, the first commercial release (in spite of the fact that this adaptation of "Eight Line Poem" was found on one of Bowie's Record Store Day exclusives in 2015), Gillespie's songs have been evacuated and the bundle includes five Bowie prints and new liner notes.
David Bowie, ‘Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles ’74)’ Tracklisting
“Sweet Thing / Candidate / Sweet Thing”
“All the Young Dudes”
“Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me”
“Knock on Wood”
“It’s Gonna Be Me”
“The Jean Genie”
“Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide”
“John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)”
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David Bowie, ‘Bowpromo’ Track Listing
“Oh! You Pretty Things”
“Eight Line Poem”
“It Ain’t Easy”
“Bombers / Andy Warhol Intro”