So Retro: legendary long players re-issued on vinyl

Retrospective record label Rhino is running a campaign called Start Your Ear Off Right this month with limited run vinyl titles from some of the most celebrated acts in music including:  Alice Cooper, Aretha Franklin, Golden Smog, New York Rock And Soul Revue, Richard And Linda Thompson, The Notorious B.I.G. and ZZ Top.

A special Australian addition will see Motor Ace’s Five Star Laundry, Machine Gun Fellatio’s Paging Mr Strike, The Superjesus’ Jet Age and Goanna’s Spirit Of Place re-issues, with three of the titles pressed on coloured vinyl.

These limited edition titles will be available each Friday, starting on January 12, and will continue throughout the month.  These will be available only at participating brick and mortar retail outlets. See the full list below;

• Alice Cooper –  Easy Action 1-LP on gold vinyl, limited edition of 4,600 copies

• Alice Cooper – Killer 1-LP on translucent red vinyl with black swirls, limited edition of 5,200 copies

• Alice Cooper – Welcome To My Nightmare 1-LP on purple vinyl, limited edition of 6,200 copies

• Aretha Franklin – Lady Soul 1-LP on 180-gram black vinyl, limited edition of 5,500 copies

• Goanna – Spirit Of Place 2-LP red vinyl

• Golden Smog – Weird Tales 2-LP set on green vinyl, limited edition of 3,700 copies

• Motor Ace – Five Star Laundry 2-LP black vinyl

• Machine Gun Fellatio – Paging Mr Strike 2-LP yellow vinyl

• New York Rock And Soul Revue – Live At The Beacon 2-LP set on black vinyl, limited edition of 3,800, copies

• Richard And Linda Thompson – Shoot Out The Lights 1-LP set on 180-gram black vinyl, limited edition of 4,300 copies

• The Notorious B.I.G.  – Big Poppa 12” Single 1-LP on white vinyl, limited edition of 7,200 copies

• The Super Jesus – Jet Age 2-LP blue vinyl

• ZZ Top – Rio Grande Mud 1-LP on brown vinyl, limited edition of 5,100 copies

• ZZ Top  – Tres Hombres 1-LP on green vinyl, limited edition of 5,300 copies

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