Stevie Ray Vaughan NEW 3 CD + DVD Box Set SEALED SRV Jeff Beck, Albert King

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  • Sold Date: Feb 09, 2012
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Kansas : Sail On : The 30th Anniversary Collection 1974-2004 New Sealed Double CD + DVD Box Set : Epic/Legacy/Sony Music 2004 #E3K-92661 Stereo
If you're gonna put out a box set that really offers something to the devoted fans of an artist, this four-CD package is the way to do it. It's not so much a best-of or career retrospective as a very generous collection of career-spanning material that will genuinely add a new dimension to the Stevie Ray Vaughan listener's library, as fully two-thirds of the 54 tracks were previously unreleased. In addition, of the songs that have been previously available, five of those are cuts on which Vaughan was a sideman or partner (for Johnny Copeland, Albert King, Lonnie Mack, A.C. Reed, and as part of the Vaughan Brothers), so the Vaughan collector might have missed those in the past. Each of the first three discs clock in at more than 75 minutes, progressing from 1977 to 1990 and emphasizing live material, from soundchecks and radio programs to arena-headlining gigs and three solo acoustic tunes from a 1990 MTV Unplugged episode. The earliest and leanest cuts are a valuable supplement to Vaughan's discography, since he didn't have much opportunity to record until the early '80s. The fourth disc is a DVD with five never-aired and never-issued performances from an episode of the television program
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