Rare, Unreleased David Bowie LPs To Be Released For Record Store Day
Written by Sam Murphy on 13th March, 2017
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Record Store Day always sees the release of some rare vinyl and this year fans will be able to pick up David Bowie LPs that have never been released before.
Two Bowie LPs will be released with the first being Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles 1974), a recording of his Philly Dogs tour show at Los Angeles’ Universal Amphitheatre.
The concert is spread across three LPs, each mixed by long time collaborator Tony Visconti and featuring vocals by Luther Vandross.
The second release is a recreation of 1971’s very rare Bowpromo. The record features songs that were eventually included on his Hunky Dory record.
500 copies of Bowpromo were originally pressed by Bowie’s manager Tony Defries as a promo tool to secure Bowie a new record deal.
The Record Store Day pressing of the album includes exclusive Bowie prints and new sleeve notes.
Record Store Day is a worldwide event going down this year on 22nd April. Check out the tracklists for the exclusive Bowie releases below.
Watch: David Bowie – Cracked Actor – Universal City Studios Los Angeles Amphitheatre 1974
Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles 1974) Tracklist:
3. Rebel Rebel
4. Moonage Daydream
5. Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing
7. Suffragette City
8. Aladdin Sane
9. All the Young Dudes
10. Cracked Actor
11. Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me
12. Knock on Wood
13. It’s Gonna Be Me
14. Space Oddity
15. Diamond Dogs
16. Big Brother
18. The Jean Genie
19. Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide
20. John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)
1. Oh! You Pretty Things
2. Eight Line Poem
4. It Ain’t Easy
5. Queen Bitch
7. Bombers/Andy Warhol Intro