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Monday
Oct062014

Once-A-Year Sale! CD’s As Low As $5—Save Up To 67% Off List Price!

We have so many great holiday releases coming up that we have to make room in our warehouse pronto! That means it's time for our biggest sale EVER: over 85 titles, with CDs priced as low as $5 and savings of up to 67% off list price! Just click the link below for the list of sale titles and their incredibly low prices

http://realgonemusic.enstore.com/browse/sale/1

Order as much as you want, but don't wait around too long-the sale is only going to last ten days, and once we are out of a title, we're out! First-come, first-served. It's our only sale of the year-don't miss this chance to get Real Gone for less!

Look for big news (and autographs) later this month on our holiday releases.

Till then, happy bargain hunting!

Thursday
Sep182014

FRANK DeVOL AND THE RAINBOW STRINGS

For Four Decades, Frank DeVol Was One of the Most Prolific and Successful Arrangers and Composers in All of Popular Music 

Credits Include the Arrangement to Nat Cole’s “Nature Boy,” Plus Soundtracks/ Themes to Kiss Me Deadly, The Longest Yard, Pillow Talk, The Brady Bunch and My Three Sons

The Old Sweet Songs of Christmas Was the Only Charting Album DeVol Released During His Long Career

Unusual Orchestration Excluding Brass and Woodwinds and All Medley Program Make This Album Unique Among Christmas Releases

Liner Notes by Chip Arcuri, Webmaster/ Owner of The Yule Log.com
Added Photos

Remastered by Maria Triana at Battery Studios in NYC 

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FRANK DeVOL AND THE RAINBOW STRINGS: The Old Sweet Songs of Christmas. CD

What do the soundtracks to Kiss Me Deadly, The Longest Yard, The Dirty Dozen, Pillow Talk and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, the theme songs to the TV shows My Three Sons, The Brady Bunch and Family Affair, and the arrangement to Nat “King” Cole’s “Nature Boy” have in common?

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Thursday
Sep182014

ROBERT GOULET

  • Robert Goulet’s Role as Sir Lancelot in the Broadway Production of Camelot Led to a Recording Contract with Columbia, Where He Recorded Over 20 Albums

  • His Two Christmas Albums, 1963’s This Christmas I Spend with You and 1968’s Robert Goulet’s Wonderful World of Christmas, Are Among the Most Cherished Records in His Catalog

  • The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings Offers Both of His Columbia Christmas Albums Plus Five Rare Bonus Tracks

  • 29 Tracks and over 79 Minutes of Music

  • Liner Notes by Joe Marchese

  • Added Photos

  • Remastered by Sean Brennan at Battery Studios in NYC 

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    ROBERT GOULET: The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings. CD

    It didn’t take long for Columbia Records to snap up the young star playing Sir Lancelot in the smash Broadway musical Camelot; Robert Goulet was still treading the floorboards eight times a week for the show when the label released his first album, Always You, in October 1961.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    ANDY WILLIAMS & THE WILLIAMS BROTHERS

  • Andy Williams and His Brothers Bob, DIck and Don Started Singing Together in 1938 and Appeared on Andy’s Christmas Specials for Decades

  • Their 1970 Release, The Williams Brothers Christmas Album, Was Available Only Briefly from the Barnaby Label and Previously Appeared on CD in a Very Limited Edition

  • Features an Amazing 17-Minute Medley of Christmas Classics

  • First Time Reissue from Original Stereo Master Tapes and with Original Artwork

  • Remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision

  • Liner Notes by Joe Marchese

  • Added Photos 

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    ANDY WILLIAMS & THE WILLIAMS BROTHERS: The Williams Brothers Christmas Album. CD

    For those lucky enough to have discovered it, The Williams Brothers Christmas Album, originally—and briefly—released in 1970 on Barnaby Records, is a long-lost seasonal gem that ranks up there with other treasured Christmas albums by artists such as the Ray Conniff Singers and the Carpenters.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    ROSEMARY CLOONEY

    • Rosemary Clooney Starred with Bing Crosby in Michael Curtiz’s Classic 1954 Film Musical of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
    • Two Soundtrack Albums from White Christmas Were Released; This Columbia Album Featuring Clooney Has Never Appeared on CD
    • Includes Seven Holiday-Themed Bonus Tracks Taken from CBS Radio Shows, Six Unreleased 
    • Bonus Tracks Feature a Duet Between Rosemary Clooney and Bing Crosby on “Silver Bells” 
    • Liner Notes by Clooney Expert Tom Pickles
    • Added Photos 
    • Remastered by Maria Triana at Battery Studios in New York 

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    ROSEMARY CLOONEY: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Expanded Edition). CD

    There never was a proper soundtrack album released of Michael Curtiz’s classic 1954 musical featuring Irving Berlin’s immortal score because Bing Crosby was under contract with Decca and Rosemary Clooney was under contract with Columbia. Decca didn’t want to promote a Columbia artist on their release so they brought in Peggy Lee for their version of the soundtrack album, and Columbia, in turn released this record.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    THE STATLER BROTHERS

  • For Four Decades, The Statler Brothers Were One of the Most Popular Groups in Country Music

  • Two of Their Most Beloved Albums Were Their Christmas Releases, 1978’s Christmas Card & 1985’s Christmas Present

  • Christmas Card Was a Platinum-Selling Album

  • Both Records Are Currently Out of Print

  • Real Gone Music’s Release of The Complete Mercury Christmas Recordings Includes Both Albums in Their Entirety

  • Liner Notes by Stalwart Statlers Fan John Alexander 

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    THE STATLER BROTHERS: The Complete Mercury Christmas Recordings Featuring the Albums “Christmas Card” and “Christmas Present”

    The Statlers’ patented country gospel sound and Christmas music were a marriage made in, well, heaven…and so both of the albums, Christmas Card and Christmas Present, that comprise this collection of their complete Christmas recordings for the Mercury label hit the country charts and remain favorites of holiday listeners young and old. In fact, 1978’s Christmas Card went platinum; it’s made up of mostly well-known Christmas favorites while 1985’s Christmas Present, recorded with new member Jimmy Fortune, who had replaced Lew DeWitt due to illness, brought more originals to the mix.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    THE BROTHERS FOUR

    • 1966’s Merry Christmas Is One of the Favorite Recordings Not Just of the Brothers Four’s Fans, but of the Group Itself 
    • Vocal Arrangements by Milt Okun (Peter, Paul and Mary, Chad Mitchell Trio) 
    • Orchestrations by Peter Matz (Barbra Streisand)
    • Produced by Teo Macero (Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Tony Bennett) and Engineered by Frank Laico 
    • Expanded Edition Includes Both Sides of Their 1961 Single and Two Unreleased Tracks
    • Liner Notes by Tom Pickles Feature Quotes from All Four Group Members 
    • Added Photos 
    • Remastered by Maria Triana at Battery Studios in NYC 

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    The first 50 customers to buy the CD from us get an autographed booklet or traycard from Bob Flick. First-come, first-served, only one autographed copy per customers order allowed.

     

    THE BROTHERS FOUR: Merry Christmas (Expanded Edition).CD

    Deemed by Brothers Four leader Bob Flick himself as one of his favorite recordings released by the long-lived folk group, 1966’s Merry Christmas brought together a truly extraordinary collection of talent.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    THE KINGSTON TRIO

  • The Last Month of the Year Is One of the Most Beautiful and Haunting Christmas Albums Ever Made by a Major Artist

  • One of the Most Ambitious and Beloved Titles in the Kingston Trio Album Catalog

  • Hit #11 on the 1960 Charts

  • New Liner Notes by Tom Pickles

  • Added Photos 

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    THE KINGSTON TRIO: The Last Month of the Year.  CD

    You know you’re a successful act in the music business when you’re disappointed that an album “only” hits #11 on the charts! But that’s how big the Kingston Trio were in 1960; all of their previous albums had hit #1, and they accounted for 20% of Capitol Records’ profits that year even at a time when the label’s roster included such superstars as Frank Sinatra and Nat “King” Cole.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    B.J. THOMAS

  • In Between Notching Hits at the Top of the Pop and Country Charts, B.J. Thomas Made a Series of Christian Pop/Inspirational Albums for the Myrrh Label That Made Him the First Platinum-Selling Artist in the Genre

  • All Four of the Albums Presented on This Pair of Twofers Have Never Been on CD

  • These Recordings Won B.J. Three Grammy Awards for Best Inspirational Performance and a Gospel Music Association Dove Award for Best Album By a Secular Artist

  • Each Release Includes Rare Bonus Tracks

  • Liner Notes by Joe Marchese Feature Fresh Quotes from the Artist 

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    Order Now! And you will get a signed copy of either title for FREE if you BUY BOTH RELEASES FROM US ON THE SAME ORDER.!  First-come, first-served and only one autographed copy per customer order allowed

     

    B.J. THOMAS: Home Where I Belong/Happy Man. CD

    In between his late ‘60s/early ‘70s reign at the top of the pop charts and his early ‘80s reign at the top of the country charts, B.J. Thomas recorded a series of Christian pop/inspirational albums for the Myrrh label that made him the first platinum-selling superstar in the genre.

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    Thursday
    Sep182014

    DICK WAGNER

  • The Late, Great Dick Wagner (d. July 30, 2014) Was One of the Greatest Guitar Sidemen in Rock History, Playing on Legendary Recordings by Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Kiss and Many Others

  • This 1978 Album Was the Only Record He Released under His Own Name

  • Features Reed and Cooper Band-Mates Prakash John, Whitey Glan and Steve Hunter

  • Produced by Bob Ezrin (Alice Cooper, Peter Gabriel, Kiss, Pink Floyd)

  • Re-Titled and Re-Designed Dick Wagner to Eliminate the Retail Confusion That Killed the Original Release

  • Liner Notes by Gene Sculatti 

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    DICK WAGNER: Dick Wagner. CD

    He was one of the greatest guitar sidemen of all time, a mainstay in the bands of Lou Reed (Rock ‘n’ Roll Animal) and Alice Cooper. And this album was his best shot at the big time.

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    Wednesday
    Aug272014

    Kerry Chater

    • Kerry Chater Was the Bass Player for Gary Puckett & the Union Gap and Went On to Become One of Nashville’s Top Songwriters

    • In Between His Work with the Union Gapand His Move to Nashville, He Recorded A Pair of Albums That Have Become Classicsof the “Light Mellow” Genre

    • Both Part Time Love and Love on a Shoe String Are Making Their Worldwide CD Debuts

    • Both Albums Were Produced by Steve Barri(Grass Roots, Turtles) Along with Michael Omartian

    • Features Such Highly Esteemed Sidemen asErnie Watts, Victor Feldman, Jeff Porcaro andMike Botts

    • Liner Notes by Gene Sculatti

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    KERRY CHATER: Part Time Love. CD

    In between his stint as bass player and arranger for Gary Puckett & the Union Gap and his emergence as one of Nashville’s leading songwriters (Lee Greenwood’s “I.O.U.”; George Strait’s “You Look So Good in Love”; Reba Mcentire’s “You’re the First Time I’ve Thought About Leaving”), Kerry Chater cut two albums for Warner Bros. that enlisted some of the West Coast’s top session and producing talent and have since become minor classics of the singer-songwriter “light mellow” genre. Both Part Time Love (1977) and Love on a Shoestring (1978) were produced by the legendary Steve Barri (Grass Roots, Turtles) with assistance from fellow former ABC/Dunhill staffer Michael Omartian (co-producer of “We Are the World” with Quincy Jones), and featured both legendary jazzmen like Ernie Watts and Victor Feldman and more rock-oriented studio stars like Jeff Porcaro (Toto) and Mike Botts (Bread).

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    Wednesday
    Aug272014

    GRATEFUL DEAD

    • The Legendary Series of Live Grateful Dead Recordings, Handpicked from the Vault
    • Dick’s Picks Vol. 15 Is Another in a Long Line of Stellar Shows Released from 1977
    • The First Concert after the Release of Terrapin Station
    • Features Some of the Band’s Tightest Playing on Record, Plus a Rare 1977
    Rendition of “Truckin’”
     

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    GRATEFUL DEAD: Dick’s Picks Vol. 15—Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ 9/3/77 (3-CD Set)

    1977 was a great year of touring for the Dead, and it’s been the source of some of the most acclaimed live recordings the band has released (the complete set of June Winterland shows comes to mind, as do Dick’s Picks Vols. 34 & 29). This Pick keeps the streak going, despite the fact that this was the first concert the band had played in almost three months, and that it took place in front of a crowd estimated at over 100,000!

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    Wednesday
    Aug272014

    STORIES

    • 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
    We have a limited number of autographed booklets and tray cards. First-come, first-served and only one autographed copy per customer's order allowed.
    AUTOGRAPHED COPIES ARE NOW SOLD OUT but the regular version is still available. 

    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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    Wednesday
    Aug272014

    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 

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    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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    Wednesday
    Aug272014

    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 

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    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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    Wednesday
    Aug272014

    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 

    AUTOGRAPHED COPIES ARE NOW SOLD OUT but the regular version is still available. 

    We have a limited number of autographed booklets and tray cards. First-come, first-served and only one autographed copy per customer's order allowed.

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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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    Tuesday
    Jul222014

    WILLIE HUTCH

  • 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 

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    WILLIE HUTCH: In Tune. CD

    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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    Tuesday
    Jul222014

    RICK WAKEMAN

    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 

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    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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    Tuesday
    Jul222014

    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

  • OUT OF PRINT FOR YEARS! 

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    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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    Tuesday
    Jul222014

    THE IDES OF MARCH

  • 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 

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    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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