Tombstone Blues - Take 1 (7/29/1965) alternate take
Along with alternate takes
of "Lonesome Suzie" and "Tears of Rage," the reissue of "Music From Big Pink" also contains a different version of "Yazoo Street Scandal" than the one that appeared on "The Basement Tapes," plus six more outtakes.
This is the complete version of the television special, including rehearsal versions, alternate takes
and the most rocking of medleys.
On the Let It Be alternate takes
, The band seemed like stoners and flakes.
Buyer beware: This reissue has generated some controversy among true believers, both for its remastered sound and inclusion of alternate takes
in place of originals.
For answers, look no further than A Piano: The Collection, a five-disc boxed set compiling 86 of the singer-songwriter's signature tracks, B-sides, remixes, live renditions, alternate takes
, and unreleased songs.
Now we have the grouping together of previously released studio sessions of the two masters plus unreleased alternate takes
and false starts.
Unlike the Groove Note SACD, they chose to include four bonus tracks of three alternate takes
and "CC Rider" from another album.
The groundbreaking new Auditions feature lets you swap between a collection of clips to instantly compare alternate takes
Newly Remastered for State-of-the-Art Sound, Most Comprehensive Collection of Van's Early Work Ever Assembled Includes All Tracks Recorded for THE ANGRY YOUNG THEM (1965) and THEM AGAIN (1966) Albums PLUS Singles, Demos, Live Sessions, Rarities and Alternate Takes
from 1964-1967, Many Previously Unreleased
Disc two is a feast of alternate takes
on the album's wiry and metallic classics, set alongside a host of intriguing demos - lost gems such as The Jam's take on The Beatles' And Your Bird Can Sing and Rain, The Kinks' Waterloo Sunset and The Small Faces' Get Yourself Together.
Take time for the bonus disc, which offers alternate takes
, including a delightful deep dub version of Runnin' Me Up, confirming Cullen's credentials as a player of some subtlety and style.