National Record Store Day
17 Apr 2012
April is National Record Store Day,
in which independently owned record shops in the US and UK come together with
artists to celebrate music. Limited edition releases are issued to mark the
event, including unreleased and iconic material from Genesis authors.
David Bowie's Top of the Pops
performance of 'Starman' is being released alongside the original
single on a limited edition picture disc. Lou Reed's
iconic albums Transformer
and Rock and Roll Animal
are to be reissued, along with classic material fromPaul McCartney
and Small Faces
; Pete Townshend's Quadrophenia Demos
; and a new track from Paul Weller.
For more information and to locate your nearest
participating store, click here.