FRIDAY, NOV. 26th, aka BLACK FRIDAY, is right around the corner, and RECORD STORE DAY has unleashed their delectable list of releases! We open at 8am!


It’s hard to believe, but RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY 2021 is right around the corner. Yep, FRIDAY, NOV. 26th will be here before you know it, and HORIZON RECORDS will be rarin’ to go at 8am with a truckload of limited-edition RSD releases.

We’ll have two registers hummin’ and plenty of unbelievable titles in-stock, both RSD-related and otherwise, for your browsing and shopping pleasure. The whole list of Black Friday titles is HERE, but we’ve picked some of our faves below.

Obviously, in today’s world, many things are fluid, so check back here or on our FB event for product or logistics updates. 

So get up, mask up and come see us on Nov. 26th; let’s do this thing.


CANNED HEAT & MEMPHIS SLIM, Memphis Heat (blue vinyl LP)

These are the 1970-1973 studio collaborations between Memphis Slim (one of the great blues pianists) and Canned Heat. This release is considered to be more “blues” than “blues rock” as the Memphis Horns give this album an extra boost of funk. Package includes: OBI strip, Single jacket, Printed inner sleeve with original record labels.


LEONARD COHEN, Songs of Love & Hate (opaque white vinyl 180g LP)
50th anniversary edition on 180g opaque white vinyl, with updated / re-typeset embossed packaging that includes a brand new eight page, 12×12 lyric booklet. The audio has been sourced from the original analogue tapes via a new direct digital transfer. PACKAGING NOTE: Track list on back of LP jacket is a sticker that comes off when the cellophane is removed so that the jacket replicates the original package without tracklist.


MILES DAVIS, Live-Evil (2xLP opaque teal vinyl)

Miles Davis’ Live-Evil turns 50 in November and this jazz-funk landmark double LP is a 100-minute workout of hard grooves and rhythmic explorations. Captured live during his legendary 1970 stand at Washington DC’s Cellar Door, then edited by producer Teo Macero, the recording features Miles joined by a murderer’s row of musicians: Gary Bartz, John McLaughlin, Keith Jarrett, Michael Henderson, Jack DeJohnette and Airto Moreira. The album’s striking cover by legendary illustrator Mati Klarwein is complemented by two slabs of limited edition opaque teal colored vinyl for RSD Black Friday.


FLEETWOOD MAC, Alternate Live (2xLP)

A fourteen-song LP pulled from the Fleetwood Mac Super Deluxe release, including a further seven songs from the Tusk tour, four from the 1977 Rumours tour and three from the 1982 Mirage tour.  Released for RSD Black Friday for the first time on double vinyl.

 


JIMI HENDRIX, Paris 67 (red and blue vinyl LP)
Another amazing release from the official Jimi Hendrix “bootleg label” Dagger Records, this raw, direct to two-track, live recording from the Olympia Theatre in Paris was captured for French national radio and documents the Experience’s triumphant return to France almost one year from the date of their 1966 debut. Recorded on October 9, 1967, The Experience were in top form, roaring out of the gate with “Stone Free,” and following with vibrant renditions of “Hey Joe,” “Fire,” “The Wind Cries Mary” and “Catfish Blues.” “Rock Me Baby” and a compact “Red House” prefaced a grinding, muscular take of “Purple Haze,” followed by “Wild Thing,” replete with a rousing, tongue-in-cheek lead vocal that emphatically closed the show. Released for RSD Black Friday on red and blue mixed vinyl.


JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT, Georgia Blue (2xLP blue vinyl)

Jason Isbell tweeted on 11/5/2020 – “If Biden wins Georgia I’m gonna make a charity covers album of my favorite Georgia songs- REM, Gladys Knight, Vic Chesnutt, Allmans, Cat Power, Precious Bryant, Now It’s Overhead, etc… And damn is that gonna be fun” This is that (double blue vinyl) album! All proceeds go to Fair Fight Action.


CAROLE KING, In Concert – Live At The BBC 1971 (LP)

Recorded Live for the BBC In Concert Series in 1971, and produced by Series producer Stanley Dorfman, Carole King performs hits from the seminal album Tapestry. Backed by members of Jo Mama (who were featured on the album), including her longtime friend and collaborator Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar on guitar. The setlist includes her songs “I Feel the Earth Move”, “(You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Woman”, “So Far Away” (ft. James Taylor), “It’s Too Late”, “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” and “Up on the Roof.” Never before released on vinyl.


LITTLE FEAT, Electrif Lycanthrope: Live at Ultra-Sonic Studios, 1974 (2xLP)

Nestled between the classic LP releases Dixie Chicken and Feats Don’t Fail Me Now and performed for a small and intimate assembled studio audience, this recording finds Little Feat in their prime, live from Ultrasonic Studios in Hempstead, NY on September 9, 1974. Often discussed as their ‘best’ line up, this recording features the 1974 version of Little Feat containing Lowell George (Guitar, Vocals), Paul Barrere (Guitar, Vocals), Kenny Gradney (Bass), Richie Hayward (Drums, Vocals) Sam Clayton (Percussion, Vocals), and Bill Payne (Keyboards). With excerpts of this performance only available previously as a legendary ‘70s bootleg, this RSD Black Friday release is the first time the full-length performance is available, directly from the original pre-FM broadcast master tapes, and serves as an excellent introduction to one of rock ‘n’ roll’s best – yet criminally unsung – outfits. The recording captures the band cranking out songs from what are arguably two of their three best studio albums, at the pinnacle of their chemistry.


CHARLIE PARKER, Bird In LA (4xLP)
Previously unreleased historic recordings from Charlie Parker’s legendary and highly eventful visits to Los Angeles.

 

 


THE AVETT BROTHERS, Emotionalism (cassette)
Emotionalism is an album released in 2007 by The Avett Brothers under Ramseur Records. The album’s widespread success launched The Avett Brothers into the national spotlight, catching the eye of producer Rick Rubin who would go on to produce their next album I And Love And You.

 

 

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