• Led by Ian Lloyd and Michael Brown(Formerly of the Left Banke), Stories Released Three Excellent Albums and Scored Five Chart Hits During the ‘70s Including the #1 Hit “Brother Louie”

• Stories Untold Is the First-Ever Compilation of Their Work

• Includes 19 Tracks Taken from Three Albums and Hit Singles Plus Solo Work by Lloyd and Brown
• Features Four Single Sides Making Their CD Debut
• “Brother Louie” Is One of the Most Enduring Songs of the ‘70s, Recently Used as the Theme Song for the Hit TV Series Louie
• Also Includes the Hits “I’m Coming Home,” “Darling,” “Mammy,” “If It Feels Good, Do It” and “Slip Away”
• Liner Notes by Larry Watts
• Remastered at Sony’s Battery Studios in New York
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STORIES: Stories Untold—The Very Best of Stories. CD

They had a #1 hit and one of the most enduring (and controversial) hits of the ‘70s in “Brother Louie”—the groundbreaking song about an interracial love affair recently heard (in a re-recorded version) as the theme song of Louis C.K.’s hit TV series Louie—but Stories have never had any kind of collection devoted to their work.

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Faith Hope & Charity

  • The Disco Trio of Faith Hope & Charity Were a Fixture on the Mid-‘70s R&B Charts 
  • Like Their First Album, Life Goes On Is Produced by the Great Van McCoy 
  • Includes the Hits “You’re My Peace of Mind”and “Life Goes On” 
  • Expanded Edition Features Four 12” Single Mixes 
  • Liner Notes by David Nathan 
  • Worldwide CD Debut 


FAITH HOPE & CHARITY: Life Goes On (Expanded Edition). CD

Following up the 2014 worldwide DEBUT reissue of the trio Faith Hope & Charity’s self-titled 1975 RCA debut album, Real Gone Music in association with SoulMusic Records is happy to present the follow-up set, Life Goes On, in an expanded edition featuring four bonus tracks also produced by the renowned producer/singer/songwriter Van McCoy.  

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Ronnie Dyson 

  • Ronnie Dyson First Gained Fame at the Age of 18 by Singing “Aquarius” in the Famed Broadway Musical Hair

  • Neither of His Two Albums for the Cotillion Label, Phase 2 and Brand New Day, Have Ever Been on CD

  • Phase 2 Features Production by Bobby Eli

  • Brand New Day Features Production by Butch Ingram

  • Includes the R&B Hits “Bring It On Home” and “All Over Your Face”

  • Liner Notes by Renowned American Journalist Roshod Ollison

  • Worldwide CD Debuts for Both Albums 


    RONNIE DYSONPhase 2/Brand New Day. CD

    The late Ronnie Dyson (1950-1990) began his career when he landed a lead role in the famed Broadway musical Hair, singing “Aquarius” (the song most associated with the show) at the age of eighteen.  

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    Barbara Lynn

    Barbara Lynn Is One of the All-Time Great Southern Soul Singers The Complete Atlantic Recordings Presents All 25 Tracks She Recorded for the Atlantic Label from 1967 to 1972

    Includes an Unreleased Track, a Cover of the Box Tops’ “Soul Deep”

    Features the Hits “This Is the Thanks I Get” and “(Until Then) I’ll Suffer”

    Notes by David Nathan Include Quotes by Barbara Lynn

    Remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision 

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    BARBARA LYNNThe Complete Atlantic Recordings. CD

    Texas-born Barbara Lynn has long been considered one of the finest performers of the style known as “Southern Soul,’” the gritty, traditional R&B style of singing and playing associated with artists whose careers began in the ‘60s and early ‘70s.

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  • Willie Hutch Was a Legendary Writer/Arranger/Producer for the 5th Dimension and for the Motown Label, Co-Writing the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There” Among Many Other Hits

  • Hutch Also Composed the Cult Classic Film Scores for the Blaxploitation Films The Mack and Foxy Brown

  • In 1977, He Joined Fellow Motown Producer Norman Whitfield’s Whitfield Label and Cut Two Long Sought-After Disco-Funk Albums, In Tune & Midnight Dancer

  • Both Albums Make Their Worldwide CD Debut with This Real Gone Music Release

  • In Tune Includes the Hits “All American Funkathon” and “Paradise”

  • Both Albums Include Added Photos

  • Liner Notes by Gene Sculatti 



    Willie Hutch got his first big break writing, producing and arranging songs for the 5th Dimension, but when he penned the lyrics to the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There;” Berry Gordy immediately hired him as a Motown writer, arranger and producer.

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    Rick Wakeman’s Criminal Record Ranks as One of the Yes Keyboardist’s Strongest Solo Efforts and Charted Worldwide

    Recorded in 1977 Right After He Rejoined Yes for the Going for the One Album 

    Features Chris Squire and Alan White from Yes

    Previously Available Domestically Only on a Limited-Edition, Long Out-of-Print Release

    Added Liner Notes by Bill Kopp

    Includes Original Inner Sleeve Text 


    RICK WAKEMAN: Rick Wakeman’s Criminal Record. CD

    Rick Wakeman was always something of a maverick within the proggy confines of Yes, so it’s no surprise that for his seventh solo release—recorded right after he rejoined Yes in 1977 for the Going for the One album—he turned to the transgressive subjects of crime, punishment and villainy.

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    GRATEFUL DEAD: Dick’s Picks Vol. 16

  • A Key Volume and the First '60s Concert from the Legendary Series of Live Grateful Dead Recordings

  • One of Dead Archivist Dick Latvala’s Favorite Shows

  • Dick’s Picks Vol.16 Captures a Real Turning Point in the Band’s History, the Premiere of Country- Tinged Material from the Forthcoming Wake of the Flood Album

  • Also Features a Monumental, 90-Minute Medley of “Dark Star”/”The Other One”/”Dark Star”/ ”Uncle John’s Band Jam”/”St. Stephen”/”The Eleven”/”Caution”/”Feedback”

  • A Perfect Companion Set to the Live Dead Album



    GRATEFUL DEAD: Dick’s Picks Vol. 16—Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 11/8/69 (3-CD Set)

    Reputedly one of Dead archivist Dick Latvala’s favorite concerts, and the first of the Dick’s Picks series to present a ‘60s show, Vol. 16 or, more specifically, disc one of Vol. 16, captures a crucial turning point in the band’s history.

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  • Along with Blood, Sweat & Tears and Chicago, The Ides of March Were One of the Great, Progressive “Horn Bands” of the Late ‘60s & Early ‘70s

  • The Ides Formed in October 2014 and Have Stayed Together Ever Since; 2014 Marks Their 50th Anniversary as a Band

  • Vehicle Is Their Most Popular Album

  • Title Song Went to #2 on the Charts

  • Expanded Edition Includes Four Single Bonus Sides

  • Richie Unterberger’s Notes Includes Quotes from Jim Peterik and Larry Millas 


    THE IDES OF MARCH: Vehicle (Expanded Edition). CD 

    With our release of well-received titles by Blood, Sweat & Tears and Tower of Power, we at Real Gone have become something of a home for the great “horn bands” of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, and with our reissue of The Ides of March’s classic Vehicle album on the 50th anniversary of the band’s founding, we are bringing another one into the fold.

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  • Ray Griff Is a Country Music Giant, with Over 40 American and Canadian Hits to His Credit and Over 700 Songs Written for the Biggest Names in the Business

  • The Entertainer—Greatest U.S. & Canadian Hits Is the First-Ever Comprehensive Compilation of His Work

  • Includes 24 Chart Hits Taken from Seven Different Labels

  • All Original Versions

  • Includes Such Classics as “If I Let Her Come In,” “The Mornin’ After Baby Let Me Down,” “You Ring My Bell,” and “The Entertainer”

  • Greg Adams’ Notes Feature Quotes from Ray Griff Himself

  • Includes Pictures from Griff’s Private Archive 


    RAY GRIFF: The Entertainer—Greatest U.S. & Canadian Hits. CD

    Ray Griff earned his nickname, “The Entertainer,” by being one of the hardest working artists in country music.

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  • Esther Phillips Grew Up as a Child Star (Little Esther) and Became One of the Most Distinctive R&B/Jazz Stylists of the ‘70s & ‘80s

  • Alone Again Naturally, Produced by Creed Taylor in 1973 for His Own Kudu Label, Was a Top 20 Jazz and Top 30 R&B Album

  • Features Arrangements by Don Sebesky

  • Musicians Include Hank Crawford, George Benson, Ron Carter, Maceo Parker, Billy Cobham,
    Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree and Other Giants

  • This Expanded Edition Includes Two Bonus Live Tracks from a 1972 Hollywood Bowl Show Featuring Accompaniment by an All-Star Cast

  • Liner Notes by A. Scott Galloway 


    ESTHER PHILLIPSAlone Again Naturally (Expanded Edition). CD

    Following the 1972 release of her groundbreaking From A Whisper To A Scream album, Esther Phillips—who had enjoyed hits as a child star (Little Esther) in the ‘50s and as a R&B/jazz stylist in the ‘60s—was experiencing a career rejuvenation with Creed Taylor’s Kudu label after kicking a long-time drug addiction and a spell in rehab.

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    • Ullanda McCullough Was One of the Most In-Demand Session Singers of the ‘70s & ‘80s, with Credits Ranging from Blood, Sweat & Tears to Roberta Flack to Carly Simon

    • Ullanda McCullough and WatchingYou,Watching Me, the two albums she cut for Atlantic Records in the early ‘80s, have never been on CD

    • Her Self-Titled Album Was Written and Produced in Its Entirety by the Famed Team of Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson

    • Watching You,Watching Me Was Produced by Renowned Arranger/Conductor Bert DeCoteaux and Features Vocal Arrangements by Luther Vandross

    • Musicians Include Marcus Miller, Eric Gale, Ray Chew, Tawatha Agee, Brenda White, Ralph MacDonald and Other Luminaries

    • Includes a Bonus Track, a Single Edit of “Bad Company"

    • Liner Notes by David Nathan Feature Quotes from Valerie Simpson 

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    ULLANDA McCULLOUGH:  Ullanda McCullough/Watching You, Watching Me. CD

    One of the most respected and active session singers of the mid-‘70s and early ‘80s, Ullanda McCullough’s distinctive voice could be heard on numerous popular jingles (including 1971’s Coca-Cola campaign, “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”) as well as albums by Eddie Floyd, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Patti Austin, Cissy Houston, Bionic Boogie, Carly Simon, Chic, Roberta Flack, Diana Ross, the soundtrack for the movie The Wiz and Ashford & Simpson, with whom she toured as a primary background vocalist during the late ‘70s.

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    Dee Dee Warwick 

  • The Younger Sister of Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Warwick Enjoyed a Sterling Career in Her Own Right as a Lead and Back-Up Soul Singer

  • Dionne Herself Called Dee Dee “The Singer in the Family!”

  • The Complete Atco Recordings Includes 35 Tracks on Two Compact Discs

  • Features a Full Dozen Unreleased Recordings

  • Includes the Hits “She Didn’t Know (She Kept On Talking),” “Cold Night in Georgia” and “Suspicious Minds”

  • Notes by SoulMusic Records Founder David Nathan

  • Vintage Photos

  • Remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision 


    DEE DEE WARWiCK: The Complete Atco Recordings (2-CD Set)

    It’s not easy being a singer and the younger sister of music legend Dionne Warwick, but Dee Dee Warwick contributed a rich body of soulful recordings from the early ‘60s all the way into the mid-‘80s. While she didn’t attain the same international recognition afforded her sibling, the two-time Grammy-nominated Warwick more than earned her place in the soul music pantheon. 

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    The Shirelles

  • The Shirelles Were One of the Greatest Girl Groups of All Time

  • Their 1971 & 1972 LPs Happy and in Love and Shirelles Make Their Worldwide CD Debuts Here

  • Includes Three Non-LP RCA Single Sides as Bonus Tracks

  • Liner Notes by David Cole Include Quotes from Shirley Alston of the Shirelles

  • Remastered at Battery Studios in New York 


    THE SHIRELLES: Happy and in Love/Shirelles. CD

    One of the pioneering girl groups of the ‘60s, The Shirelles (originally Shirley Alston nee Owens, Doris Coley, Micki Harris and Beverly Lee) were the mainstay act at New York-based Scepter Records for a number of years, scoring hits with such classic songs as “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” (considered the first No. 1 single by a girl group), ““Dedicated to the One I Love,” “Baby It’s You” and “Soldier Boy” (another No. 1 single). 

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    Cass Elliot

  • July 2014 Marks the 40th Anniversary of Cass Elliot’s Untimely Passing

  • This Expanded Edition of Her Last Album Don’t Call Me Mama Anymore Collects Her Final Recordings

  • Includes Five Bonus Tracks, Two Unreleased

  • Features Rare Photos and Notes by Cass Elliot Expert Richard Barton Campbell

  • Remastered at Battery Studios in New York

  • Released with the Full Support of Cass Elliot’s Daughter Owen Elliot

  • Captures the Great Lady as a Fantastically Talented Cabaret Singer 


    CASS ELLIOT: Don’t Call Me Mama Anymore Plus Rarities—Her Final Recordings. CD 

    It is very hard to believe, but July 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Cass Elliot’s passing, and we at Real Gone are commemorating the occasion with a deluxe reissue of the great lady’s final album, garnished with five bonus tracks.

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    HOW TO STUFF A WILD BIKINI: Original Stereo Soundtrack

    • 1965’s How to Stuff aWild Bikini Was the Last of the Vintage Beach Party Movies, and the Last Appearance Together on Screen of Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello until 1987 
    • This Real Gone Music Title Is the Only True Original Soundtrack Release from the Beach Party Film Series 
    • Presented in Rare Stereo from the Original Tapes 
    • Features Performances by Annette Funicello, Lu Ann Simms, Mickey Rooney, Harvey Lembeck and The Kingsmen 
    • NotesbyTomPickles 
    • Added Photos 


    HOW TO STUFF A WILD BIKINI: Original Stereo Soundtrack CD

    Cowabunga! Real Music Gone has great news for surfin' soundtrack fans—this summer we are releasing the original soundtrack to the wackiest of all of the Beach Party films—How to Stuff a Wild Bikini—in glorious STEREO and mastered from the original tapes.

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    Gene Rains

    • Along with Martin Denny & Arthur Lyman, Gene Rains Is One of the Big Three of Exotica Conductor/Composers

    • Nevertheless, None of Rains’ Albums Have Come Out on CD, and His Work Has Never Been Anthologized

    • Far Away Lands—The Exotic Music of Gene Rains Includes 19 Tracks Taken from All Three of His Classic Decca Albums

    • Liner Notes by Randy Poe

    • Art and Sound Assistance by Mark Riddle a.k.a. DigiTiki, the Man Behind the Popular Podcast “The Quiet Village”

    • Striking Front Cover Art Features MeduSirena the Fire-Eating Mermaid

      Long Awaited Release for Tiki Devotees 



    GENE RAINS: Far Away Lands—The Exotic Music of Gene Rains. CD

    Among devotees of exotica music and tiki culture, vibraphonist Gene Rains is one of the Big Three of exotica – Martin Denny and Arthur Lyman being the other two.

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    The Dream Academy

    • The Dream Academy Was One of the Most Artistically Ambitious British Bands of the ‘80s

    • The Morning Lasted All Day—A Retrospective Is the First Comprehensive Collection of Their Work and the Definitive Dream Academy Package

    • Painstakingly Compiled, Comprehensively Annotated and Carefully Remastered by the Dream Academy’s Nick Laird-Clowes

    • Includes 24 Tracks on Two Compact Discs

    • Includes the Hits “Life in a Northern Town” and “The Love Parade” Plus Key Album Tracks

    • Also Features the unreleased songs “Living in a War” and “The Chosen Few” (Both with David Gilmour of Pink Floyd on Guitar), and “The Last Day of the War"

    • Other Rarities Include the Unreleased Instrumental of “Power to Believe” from the John Hughes Film Trains, Planes & Automobiles; the Rare B-Side “Girl in a Million” and the Rare 12” track “The Demonstration”

    • Among the Guest Musicians (Besides Gilmour, Who Co-Produces Many of the Tracks) Are Johnny Marr, Lindsey Buckingham, Polystyrene and J.D. Souther

    • Booklet Includes Photos from the Band’s Personal Archive Plus Images from a Lost Session by Famed Photographer Arthur Elgort

    • The Collection Winds Up with a New Song, “Sunrising” 


    THE DREAM ACADEMY: The Morning Lasted All Day—A Retrospective (2-CD Set)

    With their varied instrumentation, intimate song stylings, and poetic, allusive lyrics, the Dream Academy always stood apart from their ‘80s British rock brethren; that they dedicated their hit song, “Life in a Northern Town,” to Nick Drake and minimalist composer Steve Reich spoke volumes as to the reach of their intellectual and artistic ambition.

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    The New York Community Choir (NYCC) Formed in the Late ‘60s and First Came into Prominence on Poet Nikki Giovanni’s Album The Truth Is on Its Way

    TheTitleTracktoTheir1978Album Make Every Day Count Has Become an Enduring Anthem for Gospel and
R&B Fans

    Arranged by Saturday Night Live Band Co-Leader Leon Pendarvis

    Features Top-Flight Session men Like Paul Shaffer, Will Lee, Steve Gadd and Richard Tee

    Expanded Edition Includes Two Bonus 12” Single Versions

    Liner Notes by Soul Music Records Founder David Nathan

    Remastered at Sony’s Battery Studios 


    THE NEW YORK COMMUNITY CHOIR: Make Every Day Count (Expanded Edition). CD

    Formed in the early '70s as an offshoot of the popular, Grammy-nominated Isaac Douglas Singers, The New York Community Choir originally consisted of some one hundred members under the direction of Benny Diggs and included prominent writer Arthur Freeman.

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    X’s Classic 4th Album, Back in Print in a Remastered and Expanded Edition!

    Features Such Favorites as “I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts,” “Breathless,” “Devil Doll” and “Hot House”

    Includes Lyrics, Liner Notes and Copious Photos

    Produced by the Doors’ Ray Manzarek

    Four Bonus Tracks 


    X: More Fun in the New World (Expanded & Remastered Edition). CD

     1983’s More Fun in the New World marked yet another masterpiece for X; produced, like their first three albums, by ex-Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek, it offered a surplus of great songs, highlighted by the riposte to the Reagan years ballad “I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts” and the rockers “Breathless,” Devil Doll” and “Hot House.”

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    Ronnie Dove

    With 21 Pop Chart Hits to His Credit, Ronnie Dove Was One of the Most Popular Vocalists of the Mid-‘60s

    The Complete Original Chart Hits 1964-1969 Includes Every Pop Chart Hit, All Original Recordings for the Diamond Label

    In Vastly Superior Sound to Previous Compilations, Taken Mostly from Newly Available Tape Sources

    Remastered at Capitol Mastering Studios by Evren Göknar and Marty Wekser

    Liner Notes by Joseph Lanza Feature Quotes from Ronnie Dove

    Never Before Seen Photos and Memorabilia 

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    RONNIE DOVE: The Complete Original Chart Hits 1964-1969. CD

    He notched over 20 hits and was a fixture on the charts throughout the mid-‘60s, but to date Ronnie Dove has not received the definitive retrospective he deserves, as inferior-sounding album reissues and compilations have cluttered up the marketplace.

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