Rhino Records gets into groove for National Record Day
Rhino Records will celebrate National Record Store Day, set for April 16, with the release of a number of limited-edition vinyl albums.
These include a 12-inch picture disk of David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World”; a gold vinyl two-record set of the Deftones’ B-sides and rarities; a 12” blue vinyl single of Florence and the Machine’s “Delila/Only Love Can Break Your Heart”; the vinyl reissue of Emmylou Harris’ “Wrecking Ball,” and a new 7” single, “Isn’t It True,” by Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions.
Other special releases include a colored vinyl re-release of Etta James’ “At Last,” a 7” picture disc of the Muse single “Reapers”; a yellow vinyl 12” single “Where Are Ü Now” by Justin Bieber with Skrillex and Diplo’s; a 10” picture disk with Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ “March of the Resistance/Rey’s Theme”; a surf-rock blue vinyl press of Best of the Tornadoes, and Hello Kitty! Hello World, a picture disk featuring songs inspired by the Sanrio cartoon cutie.
Other visitors may be interested in John Coltrane’s The Roulette Sides, available for the first time on a 10” record; a 12” money-green vinyl edition of The Notorious BIG’s “Mo Money Mo Problems; a 12” pink vinyl reissue of Madonna’s 1984 Japanese EP “Like a Virgin & Other Hits!” and a cherry–red reissue of the Runaway’s 7” single featuring “Right Now/ Black Leather.”
Other special releases include a guitar-shaped picture disk of The Monkees’ “Saturday’s Child”; a picture-disk edition of the Sex Pistols’ “Never Mind the Bullocks”; Air’s “Casanova 70” on clear vinyl with blue, red and yellow splatter; the Doors “Live At the Aquarius Theater: The First Performance,” a three-record set on clear vinyl, and a 7” colored vinyl single of Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention’s “My Guitar” and “Dog Breath.”
This is just a small sample of the musical fare on offer on Record Store Day. All records are limited editions and available only while supplies last.
Rhino Records is located 235 Yale Ave. in Claremont. For information, call (909) 626-7774, visit www.rhinorecords.cc or browse through the Rhino Records page on Facebook.