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A-side is the first new material in 20 years from indie rock icons Archers of Loaf with a cover of "Street Fighting Man" originally recorded by The Rolling Stones on B-side.  

"Raleigh Days"/"Street Fighting Man" 

Archers Of Loaf - Raleigh Days / Street Fighting Man [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$6.98
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Mikal Cronin

Switched-On Seeker [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

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RSD Exclusive Aug


Limited edition companion to Mikal Cronin's 2019  Seeker album, Switched-On Seeker is a completely synth-based, full-length reworking of Seeker in the vein of Wendy Carlos' "Switched-On" series.  

“Shelter”|”Show Me”|”Feel It All”|”Fire”|”Sold”|”I've Got”|”Reason”|”Caravan”|”Guardian Well”|”Lost a Year”|”On the Shelf”

Mikal Cronin - Switched-On Seeker [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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The Cure

Seventeen Seconds [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $29.99 UNAVAILABLE

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RSD Exclusive Aug


40th Anniversary Edition of The Cure's second studio album Seventeen Seconds, featuring their first UK top 40 single "A Forest". Pressed on picture disc for the first time, exclusively for Record Store Day 2020 

The Cure - Seventeen Seconds [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$29.99
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Craig Finn

All These Perfect Crosses [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

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RSD 'First' Aug


'All These Perfect Crosses is a collection of songs that came from the sessions for Faith In The Future, We All Want The Same Things, and I Need A New War. For Craig, these three records are one body of work, and the songs on this collection are pieces of that larger narrative. For various reasons, these songs didn't appear on the records they were recorded for, but they still tell a part of the same story: modern people trying to make it through, to keep their heads above water, to live past their mistakes, to survive.

DISC ONE
A1. All These Perfect Crosses A2. It's Never Been A Fair Fight A3. Ram In The Thicket A4. Wild Animals A5. Calvary Court (Full Band)
B1. God in Chicago (Horn Version) B2. Eventually I Made It To Sioux City B3. They Know Where I Live B4. Sometimes She Doesn't Call Back B5. Screenwriter's School

DISC TWO
C1. Three Drinks C2. Extras C3. Calvary Court (Piano Version) C4. Rescue Blues (Demo) C5. Tangletown (Demo)
D1. Plattsburgh (Acoustic) D2. It's Never Been A Fair Fight (Acoustic) D3. Magic Marker (Acoustic) D4. Blankets (Acoustic) D5. Grant at Galena (Acoustic)

Craig Finn - All These Perfect Crosses [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD Exclusive Aug


“Crystal Gnome” | “Radio Gnome I & II” | “Mister Pyxie” | “Deep in the Sky” | “Flying Tea-Pot” | “Wet Drum Sandwich” | “Mange Ton Calepin” | “You Can't Kill Me” | “Titicaca”

Gong - Live! At Sheffield 1974 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$36.99
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RSD 'First' Aug


The full length that started it all! Say-10 Records previously reissued the album by Green Jelly that everyone was familiar with and now comes the album that came first, out of print since 1989 and generally sells for $100-200 online.

This glow in the dark vinyl Record Store Day release Includes the original versions of a lot of the songs that would later be released on the Cereal Killer Soundtrack, including the first version of “Three Little Pigs”, “Obey the Cowgod” and a handful of others that you know/love.

Side A
1) Circus Circus 2) Obey the Cowgod 3) Nightmare on Sesame Street 4) Whip Me Teenage Babe 5) Rock N Roll Pumpkin 6) Anarchy in Bedrock

Side B
7) Three Little Pigs 8) Food Fight 9) Eat Satan's Ham 10) Flight of the Scajaquada 11) Icrog

Green Jelly - Triple Live Mother Goose At Budokan [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD 'First' Aug


In May 2002, Disney pulled the plug on Mammoth Records just weeks before the June 25th release date of John Wesley Harding's The Man with No Shadow. No more than 300 hundred journalists received advance CDs of Harding's new record, while only a handful of radio stations received the single "Negative Love'. No other physical copies existed. Over the years those advance CDs have fetched untold hundreds of dollars from an eager fan base in search of Wes' great 'lost" album. Though many - but not all - of the songs ended up on 2004's Adam's Apple (DRT Records), which All Music Guide called 'the finest album of his career', those that did make the cut were in a jumbled running order. The album has never previously been released on vinyl. The Man With No Shadow First Edition restores the album to Wes's original vision. The audio has been remastered from the original tapes, and the package includes cover art from the original sessions and extensive liner notes. The CD package includes the original album plus a bonus unheard band demos and studio outtakes, all previously unreleased.

1. Nothing At All 2. Negative Love 3. Monkey and his Cat 4. Sleeper, Awake 5. Hard 6. Pull 7. Sussex Ghost Story 8. It Stays 9. When You Smile 10. Sluts 11. She Never Talks 12. Already Dead 13. Protest Protest Protest (from Adam's Apple) 14. Slippery Slide to Bliss (Out-take) 15. Sluts (Demo) 16. Negative Love (Demo) 17. Monkey and his Cat (Demo) 18. Sleeper, Awake (Demo)

John Wesley Harding - The Man With No Shadow [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD Exclusive - Aug


NC folk rockers Hiss Golden Messenger re-record two of their original songs, "Cat's Eye Blue" (from their critically acclaimed 2019 album Terms of Surrender) "Standing in the Doorway"  (a 2017 digital-only single) at Spacebomb Studios in Richmond VA, with contributions from their in-house orchestra. The latest in the Alive at Spacebomb Studios series.  

“Cat’s Eye Blue”/”Standing In The Doorway” 

Hiss Golden Messenger - Let the Light of the World Open Your Eyes (Alive at Spacebomb) [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
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RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug


Look into the third eye adorned on Get Off My Case's album cover for a window into the dead end of Houston's '60s through the psyche of four longhairs fresh from high school. Conceived in the arid, bone dry air of a Phoenix recording studio and subsequently shelved, Get Off My Case offers a precursory glimpse at early hard-rocking Texans, Josefus. Four tracks from this first session were later re-tracked for their cult-followed LP Dead Man (1970), but the remaining three songs serve as a capsule to their later realized potential. Get Off My Case exists in the temporal intersection where waning vestiges of hippie optimism meet the terror of emerging reality underlined by the gore of Altamont and Manson. Hints of psychedelic leftovers remain under the enveloping shroud of swampy crunch coaxed out by the sex and scrap of British blues influences. Comes with eight-page booklet. Limited edition one-time only pressing licensed from Numero Group.

01. “Crazy Man” 02. “Country Boy” 03. “Get Off My Case” 04. “A Social Song” 05. “Feelin' Good” 06. “Situation” 07. “Dead Man”

Josefus - Get Off My Case [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD Exclusive Aug


One of Judas Priest’s most beloved and recognizable albums is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the album is being pressed on red, white and blue marbled double vinyl with the album artwork featured on each disc. 

DISC 1 SIDE A 1. “Breaking The Law” 2. “Rapid Fire” 3. “Metal Gods” 4. “Grinder” 5. “United”
DISC 2 SIDE A 1. “Living After Midnight” 2. “You Don’t Have To Be Old To Be Wise” 3. “The Rage” 4. “Steeler”

Judas Priest - British Steel: Limited Edition 40th Anniversary [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$39.99
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Pete Krebs

All My Friends Are Ghosts [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

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RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug


Brand new studio record of all new original material from Hall of Famer Pete Krebs. Recorded with his all-electric band The Gossamer Wings. These new songs are in line with the other two records from this line up I Know It By Heart and Sweet Ona Rose. Highly anticipated new record from internationally recognized singer-songwriter Pete Krebs.

Pete Krebs - All My Friends Are Ghosts [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD Exclusive Aug


First time on vinyl! - “Filled with seriously beautiful singing, “Drag” sharpens Ms. lang’s image as pop music’s smartest post-modern torch singer.”  -New York Times

“A collection of covers that are somehow related to smoking, “Drag” is far more ambitious than the average cover record.” -All Music

Limited Edition - Pressed on smoky vinyl

k.d. lang - Drag [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$32.99
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RSD Exclusive Aug


k.d. lang and the Reclines major label debut from 1987. Back on vinyl for the first time in decades. “…she’s one heck of a belter on this set, with a set of pipes as big as all outdoors.” -All Music

Pressed on translucent red vinyl.

K.D. Lang & The Reclines - Angel With A Lariat [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD Exclusive Aug


Recently unearthed final performance of the iconic theremin rock pioneers Lothar & The Hand People! Unique unissued takes form a virtual greatest hits from a band with zero digital footprint! While technically live recordings, these takes rival the studio cuts and even include some completely unheard compositions that will finally reach the ears of the Hand fans. Who knew they could make a take on Machines with more horsepower than any version you've heard!

1. Machines 2. Comic Strip 3. What Grows On Your Head 4. This Is It 5. Torture 6. Midnight Ranger 7. It Comes On Anyhow 8. Ha (Ho) 9. Today Is Only Yesterday's Tomorrow 10. Sdrawkcab

Lothar and the Hand People - Machines: Amherst 1969 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD 'First' Aug


A recreation of the original limited edition UK 12”, this 40th Anniversary edition will be available in the US for the first time. Pressed on clear vinyl, the B-side features the rare "Band Version" of the song, and a live "I Shot the Sheriff" from the 1977 Rainbow Theatre concert, both on vinyl for the first time in 40 years.

SIDE A – 1. Redemption Song
SIDE B – 1. Redemption Song (Band Edit Version), 2. I Shot The Sheriff (Live At The Rainbow)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Redemption Song [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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RSD Exclusive Aug


Wewantsounds announces the special reissue of one of Ennio Morricone's most striking soundtracks, composed for Henri Verneuils's 1975 film, Peur Sur La Ville (Fear Over The City). This special edition includes the original score released in 1975 plus a second album’s worth of bonuses which have never been released on vinyl, including two tracks making their official debut after 45 years.

Ennio Morricone's association with French director Henri Verneuil comes close to the one the Maestro had with Sergio Leone. This fruitful collaboration spawned many classics including The Sicilian Clan (1969), Le Casse (1971), Le Serpent (1973), and I Comme Icare (1979). Peur Sur La Ville from 1975 is probably the peak of their collaboration and is undoubtedly one of Morricone's best scores. The thriller featuring Jean Paul Belmondo was a huge blockbuster hit in France and Morricone's soundtrack became equally famous. It features all of Morricone's trademarks: a catchy theme with haunting piano chords, Alessandro Alessandroni's whistle, dissonant strings, melodramatic melodies, and catchy sexy groovy tracks. But as the French film failed to become an international hit, its score didn't get the exposure it deserved becoming cult only to the circle of Morricone fans. John Zorn did feature the "Peur Sur La Ville Theme" on his cult 1984 homage to the Maestro, The Big Gundown (making it to second position in the track list) but the soundtrack never had the trajectory of those made for Sergio Leone.

A wealth of bonus tracks was unearthed in the '90s, but this is the first time they make it to vinyl. The Wewantsounds team have completely re-sequenced the whole track list in a more chronological way and added two fascinating completely unissued tracks including a superb alternative version of the theme "Minaccia Telefonata". For this special edition, the label asked Californian musician and soundtrack expert AM to team up with his good Paris friend, Air's JB Dunckel to discuss the Peur Sur La Ville film and music, and their common admiration for the Maestro's music. This edition comes in a gatefold sleeve superbly designed by American illustrator Eric Adrian Lee, making good use of the film photos.

A1. Peur Sur La Ville A2. Considération Sur Un Homicide A3. Avvertire La Polizia* A4. Dolcemente Ambigua* A5. Suspense* A6. Un Sursaut* A7. La Tension Monte* A8. Jukebox Psychédélique* A9. Peur Sur Paris*

B1. Défense De Stationner B2. Minaccia Telefonata N.1* B3. Sur Les Toits De Paris B4. Mannequins B5. Essere Preso Dal Panico* B6. Une Bouffée De Radio B7. Paris Secret B8. La Scorta* B9. Le Tellier E Helene* LP2

C1. Paranoïaquement Vôtre C2. Reconsidération** C3. Minaccia Telefonata N.2* C4. Otages C5. Notturno Primo* C6. Assassinio*

D1. À L'angle D'une Rue De La Périphérie* D2. Minaccia Telefonata N.3** D3. Tractations* D4. Notturno Secondo* D5. Peur Sur La Ville (Final) D6. Dénouement*

* Previously unreleased on vinyl.
**Previously unreleased.

Ennio Morricone - Peur Sur La Ville [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$38.99
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RSD 'First' Aug


To celebrate Record Store Day 2020 Pink Floyd release a live recording of the band’s first single, original singer and songwriter Syd Barrett’s best-known song, “Arnold Layne”.  The limited-edition, one-sided Record Store Day 7” represents the last live performance of the song by Pink Floyd with David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, all together in 2007. This special performance of “Arnold Layne” took place at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert at The Barbican on 10 May 2007, with Pink Floyd members augmented by Jon Carin on keyboards and vocals, and Andy Bell from Oasis on bass guitar. After a star-studded line-up throughout the evening, Pink Floyd took to the stage for an incredibly emotional finale.  The B-side features an etching that echoes the sleeve and the song’s lyrics.

A: “Arnold Layne (recorded live at the Barbican Centre, London at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert, 10th May 2007)”
B: Exclusive new etching

Pink Floyd - Arnold Layne Live 2007 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$13.99
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RSD 'First' Aug


7" single of Cat Stevens’ song “But I Might Die Tonight”, from the album Tea For The Tillerman. The B-side features the alternative version of the song, from the movie Deep End (starring Jane Asher), reworked specifically for the film and previously unavailable until now! Pressed on light blue vinyl.

SIDE A – 1. But I Might Die Tonight (Movie Version)
SIDE B – 1. But I Might Die Tonight (Remastered 2020)

Yusuf / Cat Stevens - But I Might Die Tonight [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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The Weeknd

My Dear Melancholy, [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

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RSD 'First' Aug


The Weeknd's No. 1  album My Dear Melancholy, available for the first time ever on vinyl. The six songs from this project, including the hit single "Call Out My Name" are featured on Side A of the 180-gram vinyl. Side B features an etched design to make this record a true collector's item. 

1. Call Out My Name 2.Try Me 3. Wasted Times 4. I Was Never There 5. Hurt You 6. Privilege

The Weeknd - My Dear Melancholy, [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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Wild Tchoupitoulas

Wild Tchoupitoulas [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

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RSD 'First' Aug


1976 New Orleans funk masterpiece of Mardi Gras Indians backed up by The Meters and The Neville Brothers.   Inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congres for its cultural, artistic and historic importance.    Sourced from the original master tapes.  Features liner notes and lyrics.  Colored Vinyl audiophile pressing at RTI.  Limited to 1500

Brother John / Meet De Boys On The Battlefront / Indians Here Dey Come / Hey Pocky A-Way / Indian Red / Big Chief Got A Golden Crown / Hey Mama (Wild Tchoupitoulas) / Hey Hey (Indians Comin')

Wild Tchoupitoulas - Wild Tchoupitoulas [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
$28.99
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Big L

Danger Zone [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

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RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus - Sep


A first time vinyl release for this album from Big L. 

“8 is Enuff (Demo Version)”, ”Harlem N.Y.C. (feat. Bootsie & Herb McGruff) [Beats 2 Blow Remix]”, “98' Halftime Radio”, “Yours (feat. O.C.)”, “Work Part II (feat. Gang Starr)”, “Tru Master”, “Cluemanati (feat. Herb McGruff)”, “5 Fingers of Death (feat. D.I.T.C.)”, “Let Me Find Out”, “We All Can't Ball (feat. Liz Lucci & Richie Thums)”, “Live in Amsterdam (feat. A.G. & Roc Raida)”

Big L - Danger Zone [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
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Mike Watt

In Quintessence [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

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RSD First - Sep


Mike Watt, legendary bassist behind Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Dos, and so much more, is the latest to release a cover of a Squeeze song for Record Store Day. Mike teams up with his Secondmen for a cover of 'In Quintessence,' the opening track from Squeeze's 1981 album East Side Story. This is the fifth installment from the Swindles series and was produced and engineered by Squeeze-aficionado Steve Mandel. This is the first time Mike's version of "In Quintessence" has ever been released and will be available as a 45 single, with the vocal version on the A-side and the instrumental version on the B-side, for Record Store Day 2020.

SIDE A: In Quintessence SIDE B: In Quintessence (Instrumental)

Mike Watt - In Quintessence [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
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Chief Keef

Back From The Dead 2 [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

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RSD Exclusive - Oct


Best-selling Chief Keef release featuring the monster hit “Faneto”, on black and orange splatter vinyl. 

“Feds” / “Paper (feat. Gucci Mane)” / “Whole Crowd” / “Faneto (feat. Tadoe)” / “Blurry” / “Cops” / “Where's Waldo” / “Farm” / “Home” / “Sets” / “Dear” / “Stupid” / “Cuz” / “Who Is That” / “Smack DVD” / “Cashin'” / “The Moral” / “Swag” / “Wayne” / “BS”

Chief Keef - Back From The Dead 2 [RSD Drops Oct 2020]
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RSD First - Oct


Legendary garage rockers The Fleshtones have been pumping out hits for over four decades, earning them the honor of being "America's Garage Rock Band." They're one of the final remaining original CBGB bands, they've played on Andy Warhol's short-lived MTV show while Sir Ian McKellen read Shakespeare over their jamming, and were the last band to publicly perform at the World Trade Center's Windows on the World. However, what's most incredible about The Fleshtones is that they're putting out some of their best music forty years into their career, as evidenced by their new album Face of the Screaming Werewolf. Featuring soon-to-be-hits done in the inimitable Fleshtones style, such as "Alex Trebek," "Spilling Blood at the Rock & Roll Show," and their cover of the Stones' classic "Child of the Moon."

1. Face of the Screaming Werewolf, 2. Alex Trebek, 3. Spilling Blood (at the Rock & Roll Show), 4. Child of the Moon, 5. Manpower Debut, 6. Swinging Planet X, 7. You Gotta Love, Love, 8. Violet Crumble, Cherry Ripe, 9. Waiting on a Girl, 10. The Show Is Over, 11. Somerset Morning

The Fleshtones - Face Of The Screaming Werewolf [RSD Drops Oct 2020]
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Hugo Montenegro

Hugo in Wonder-Land [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

Vinyl: $26.98 UNAVAILABLE

MP3 Album: $8.99 Download

RSD Exclusive - Oct


"You have taken what I write, play, and sing about to an even higher level of expression. "
-Stevie Wonder

Hugo Montenegro was a prolific composer and orchestra leader, best known for crafting dynamic film and television soundtracks throughout the 1960s and 1970s. In addition to original compositions, the New York native also recorded many unique interpretations of contemporary work by other artists. In 1974, Montenegro released Hugo In Wonder-Land, his take on the catalog of music icon Stevie Wonder. The album is entirely instrumental, offering a brand new perspective on Wonder’s acclaimed originals. Montenegro’s lush arrangements and Moog-heavy electronic elements make for a genre-bending classic that Stevie Wonder himself has championed. After years out of print, Hugo In Wonder-Land is now back on limited-edition vinyl.

“Living For The City”/”Too High”/”Superstition”/”You Are The Sunshine Of My Life”/”My Cherie Amour”/”Higher Ground”/”Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing”/”Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee-Doo-Da-Day”/”You’ve Got It Bad, Girl”/”All In Love Is Fair”

Hugo Montenegro - Hugo in Wonder-Land [RSD Drops Oct 2020]
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Snoop Dogg

I Wanna Thank Me [RSD Drops Oct 2020]

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RSD First - Oct


The vinyl release of the latest album from the legendary Snoop Dogg!  Featuring appearances from  Wiz Khalifa, Russ, Slick Rick, YG, Mustard, Jermaine Dupri, Ozuna, Slim Jxmmi, Trey Songz, Nate Dogg, and more!

1. “What U Talkin' Bout” | 2. “So Misinformed (feat. Slick Rick)” | 3. “Let Bygones be Bygones” | 4. “One Blood, One Cuzz (feat. DJ Battlecat)” | 5. “Countdown (feat. Swizz Beatz)” | 6. “I C Your Bullshit” | 7. “Turn Me On (feat. Chris Brown)” | 8. “Blue Face Hunnids (feat. YG & Mustard)” | 9. “New Booty” | 10. “Take Me Away (feat. Russ & Wiz Khalifa)” |11. “Do It When I'm In It (feat. Jermaine Dupri, Ozuna, Slim Jxmmi)” | 12. “First Place (feat. Tdot Illdude)” | 13. “Focused” | 14. “Rise To The Top (feat. Trey Songz & Swizz Beatz)” | 15. “Wintertime in June (feat. Nate Dogg)” | 16. “Doo Wop Thank Me (feat. The HamilTones)” | 17. “Main Phone (feat. Rick Rock & Stressmatic)” | 18. “Do You Like I Do (feat. Lil Duval)” | 19. “I've Been Looking For You (feat. Eric Jaye)” | 20. “Little Square UBitchU (feat. Anitta)” | 21. “Ventalation (feat. RJmrLA, $tupid Young, Azjah)”| 22. “I Wanna Thank Me (feat. Markknoxx)”

Snoop Dogg - I Wanna Thank Me [RSD Drops Oct 2020]
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RSD Exclusive - Oct


Surinam-born Sumy (real name Kenneth Sumter) started his musical career in the late ‘70s. During the early ‘80s Sumy signed a licensing deal with Philips for two singles, “The Funky '’G’ (Only Comes At Night)” and “Funkin' In Your Mind” and recorded and released an LP on his own label, Galaxy Records. The much-sought-after but very rare “Funkin' In Your Mind” 12” proto-funk/disco track with vocoder is remastered from the original tapes and available for Record Store Day. Indivdually numbered, and pressed on transparent blue vinyl.

Side A
1. Funkin' In Your Mind (Long version)
Side B
1. Funkin' In Your Mind (Short version)

Sumy - Funkin' In Your Mind [RSD Drops Oct 2020]
$22.98

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