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50th Anniversary Deluxe 2CD

CHERRY RED RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF

MOODY BLUES Magnificent

CHERRY RED RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF The Magnificent Moodies: 50th Anniversary Deluxe 2CD Remastered Edition - Moody Blues (The)

  • OFFICIAL DELUXE 2 CD 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE MOODY BLUES DEBUT ALBUM
  • REMASTERED FROM THE FIRST GENERATION MASTER TAPES FOR THE FIRST TIME
  • WITH 43 BONUS TRACKS – 29 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
  • INCLUDES A POSTER, THREE POSTCARDS, A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK WITH PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN PHOTOS & NEW ESSAY BY MARK POWELL

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of the debut album by The Moody Blues, "The Magnificent Moodies”.

Now associated as being pioneers of progressive orchestral rock, the Moody Blues had another life between 1964 – 1966, as one of Britain’s finest Rhythm and Blues influenced acts. With a line-up of DENNY LAINE (Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica), RAY THOMAS (Vocals, Harmonica, Flute), MIKE PINDER (Keyboards, Vocals), CLINT WARWICK (Bass, Vocals) and GRAEME EDGE (Drums), the band signed to a London based management company who leased recordings to Decca Records. Their second single, a cover version of Bessie Banks’ ‘Go Now!’ produced by Alex Wharton was a huge chart success across the world.

Their debut album, "The Magnificent Moodies” was released in1965 to great acclaim and tours with The Beatles eventually led them to become part of Brian Epstein’s management stable. The band continued to record a series of singles, enjoying further chart hits in the UK and Europe, before Clint Warwick departed to be replaced by ROD CLARKE and then finally dissolving in the Autumn of 1966 and reinventing themselves stylistically with a new line-up including JUSTIN HAYWARD and JOHN LODGE.

This official 50th anniversary Deluxe edition includes the original album, re-mastered from the first generation master tapes, along with all the singles the band recorded between 1964 and 1966. Notably this collection includes 29 previously unreleased bonus tracks, including the band’s entire July 1964 sessions at Olympic studios in London, all surviving BBC radio sessions recorded in 1965 and nine tracks recorded in the Summer of 1966 with producer Denny Cordell for a proposed but unreleased second album (all newly mixed from the original four-track master tapes).

The set is packaged in a clamshell box, with a lavishly illustrated booklet (with previously unseen photographs designed by Phil Smee) and essay written by Mark Powell, three rare promotional postcards and a poster. This edition of "The Magnificent Moodies” is the definitive statement on the formative years of one of Britain’s greatest bands.

Please Note: This title is released November 24th and will not be dispatched before thisdate.

Track Listing:

THE MAGNIFICENT MOODIES: REMASTERED

  1. I’LL GO CRAZY
  2. SOMETHING YOU GOT
  3. GO NOW
  4. CAN’T NOBODY LOVE YOU
  5. I DON’T MIND
  6. I’VE GOT A DREAM
  7. LET ME GO
  8. STOP
  9. THANK YOU BABY
  10. IT AIN’T NECESSARILY SO
  11. TRUE STORY
  12. BYE BYE BIRD

BONUS TRACKS

  1. LOSE YOUR MONEY (BUT DON’T LOSE YOUR MIND)
  2. STEAL YOUR HEART AWAY
  3. GO NOW! (FIRST VERSION) (PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED)
  4. IT’S EASY CHILD
  5. I DON’T WANT TO GO ON WITHOUT YOU
  6. TIME IS ON MY SIDE
  7. FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (I LOVE YOU)
  8. AND MY BABY’S GONE
  9. EVERYDAY
  10. YOU DON’T (ALL THE TIME)
  11. BOULEVARD DE MADELEINE
  12. THIS IS MY HOUSE (BUT NOBODY CALLS)
  13. PEOPLE GOTTA GO
  14. LIFE’S NOT LIFE
  15. HE CAN WIN



DISC TWO

PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED SESSIONS 1964 – 1966

THE JULY 1964 OLYMPIC STUDIOS SESSIONS:

  1. GO NOW! (SECOND VERSION)
  2. LOSE YOUR MONEY (BUT DON’T LOSE YOUR MIND) (EARLY VERSION)
  3. STEAL YOUR HEART AWAY (FIRST VERSION)
  4. I’LL GO CRAZY (FIRST VERSION)
  5. YOU BETTER MOVE ON
  6. CAN’T NOBODY LOVE YOU (FIRST VERSION)
  7. 23RD PSALM

THE 1965 BBC RADIO SESSIONS:

  1. GO NOW
  2. I DON’T WANT TO GO ON WITHOUT YOU
  3. I’LL GO CRAZY

"SATURDAY CLUB” SESSION - BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME RECORDED 12TH APRIL 1965

  1. FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (I LOVE YOU)
  2. JUMP BACK

"SATURDAY CLUB” SESSION - BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME

RECORDED 1ST JUNE 1965

  1. IT’S EASY CHILD
  2. STOP
  3. EVERYDAY

"SATURDAY CLUB” SESSION - BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME

RECORDED 21ST SEPTEMBER 1965

  1. YOU DON’T (ALL THE TIME)
  2. I WANT YOU TO KNOW

"SATURDAY CLUB” SESSION - BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME

RECORDED 9TH NOVEMBER 1965

THE 1966 DENNY CORDELL SESSIONS:

  1. SAD SONG
  2. THIS IS MY HOUSE BUT NOBODY CALLS (FIRST VERSION)
  3. HOW CAN WE HANG ON TO A DREAM (FIRST VERSION)
  4. HOW CAN WE HANG ON TO A DREAM (REMAKE)
  5. JAGO & JILLY
  6. WE’RE BROKEN
  7. I REALLY HAVEN’T GOT THE TIME (SEPTEMBER 1966 VERSION)
  8. RED WINE
  9. THIS IS MY HOUSE BUT NOBODY CALLS (STEREO MIX)

You can order your 50th Anniversary Deluxe 2CD - PRESS HERE TO PURCHASE




MOODY BLUES Magnificent

SECOND OPITION AVAILABLE:

The Magnificent Moodies: 50th Anniversary Remastered and Expanded Edition - MoodyBlues (The)

  • OFFICIAL DELUXE CD 50th ANNIVERSARY REMASTERED EDITION OF THE MOODY BLUES DEBUT ALBUM
  • REMASTERED FROM THE FIRST GENERATION MASTER TAPES FOR THE FIRST TIME
  • WITH 15 BONUS TRACKS – ONE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
  • INCLUDES A FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & ILLUSTRATED BOOK WITH PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN PHOTOS & NEW ESSAY BY MARK POWELL

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of the debut album by The Moody Blues, "The Magnificent Moodies”. Now associated as being pioneers of pro-gressive orchestral rock, the Moody Blues had another life between 1964 – 1966, as one of Britain’s finest Rhythm and Blues influenced acts. With a line-up of DENNY LAINE (Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica), RAY THOMAS (Vocals, Harmonica, Flute), MIKE PINDER (Keyboards, Vocals), CLINT WARWICK (Bass, Vocals) and GRAEME EDGE (Drums), the band signed to a London based management company who leased recordings to Decca Records. Their second single, a cover version of Bessie Banks’ ‘Go Now!’ produced by Alex Wharton was a huge chart success across the world. Their debut album, "The Magnificent Moodies” was released in1965 to great acclaim and tours with The Beatles eventually led them to become part of Brian Epstein’s management stable. The band continued to record a series of singles, enjoying further chart hits in the UK and Europe, before Clint Warwick departed to be replaced by ROD CLARKE and then finally dissolving in the Autumn of 1966 and reinventing themselves stylistically with a new line-up including JUSTIN HAYWARD and JOHN LODGE.

This official 50th anniversary Deluxe edition includes the original album, re-mastered from the first generation master tapes, along with all the singles the band recorded between 1964 and 1966 and a previously unreleased take of ‘Go Now!’ The release includes an illustrated booklet and essay written by Mark Powell. This re-mastered edition of "The Magnificent Moodies” is a fine celebration of the formative years of one of Britain’s greatest bands.

Please Note: This title is released November 24 and will not be dispatched before thisdate.

Track Listing:

THE MAGNIFICENT MOODIES: REMASTERED

  1. I’LL GO CRAZY
  2. SOMETHING YOU GOT
  3. GO NOW
  4. CAN’T NOBODY LOVE YOU
  5. I DON’T MIND
  6. I’VE GOT A DREAM
  7. LET ME GO
  8. STOP
  9. THANK YOU BABY
  10. IT AIN’T NECESSARILY SO
  11. TRUE STORY
  12. BYE BYE BIRD

BONUS TRACKS

  1. LOSE YOUR MONEY (BUT DON’T LOSE YOUR MIND)
  2. STEAL YOUR HEART AWAY
  3. GO NOW! (FIRST VERSION) (PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED)
  4. IT’S EASY CHILD
  5. I DON’T WANT TO GO ON WITHOUT YOU
  6. TIME IS ON MY SIDE
  7. FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (I LOVE YOU)
  8. AND MY BABY’S GONE
  9. EVERYDAY
  10. YOU DON’T (ALL THE TIME)
  11. BOULEVARD DE MADELEINE
  12. THIS IS MY HOUSE (BUT NOBODY CALLS)
  13. PEOPLE GOTTA GO
  14. LIFE’S NOT LIFE
  15. HE CAN WIN

ou can order your 50th Anniversary and Expanded Edition - PRESS HERE TO PURCHASE

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