New Releases For August 28, 2020

America
Half Century

America - Half Century

2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of perennial classic rock favorite, America, who is proud to release this ultimate 8-disc anniversary box set. Produced for release and compiled by Jeff Larson, the collection contains CDs of rare archival studio recordings consisting of alternate mixes, demos, and rehearsals, and includes several previously unreleased tracks ranging from 1970 - 2000. Along with the remastered Bremen 1973 in-studio performance and two CDs of radio interviews providing an audio overview of the band's career, the package contains a DVD of Super 8 home movies (1972-1975) to give fans a behind the scenes look at the early years of this enduring band.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Remembering (New 2020)"

TRACK LISTING

  1. CD ONE: London Demos 1970 (All Previously Unreleased)
  2. 1. Children (Dick James)
  3. 2. Riverside (Chalk Farm)
  4. 3. Rainy Day (Polydor)
  5. 4. Here (Chalk Farm)
  6. 5. Satan (Polydor)
  7. 6. Bummer (Chalk Farm)
  8. 7. Sea Of Destiny (Chalk Farm)
  9. 8. How Long (Chalk Farm)
  10. 9. James Holladay (Dick James)
  11. 10. Children (Chalk Farm)
  12. CD TWO: Live In Bremen 1973
  13. 1. Ventura Highway
  14. 2. I Need You
  15. 3. Don’t Cross The River
  16. 4. A Horse With No Name
  17. 5. Moon Song
  18. 6. Lonely People
  19. 7. Wind Wave
  20. 8. Rainbow Song
  21. 9. Tin Man
  22. 10. California Revisited
  23. 11. Green Monkey
  24. CD THREE: The Caribou Sessions 1976 (All Previously Unreleased)
  25. 1. She’s a Liar – Outtake/Alternate Mix
  26. 2. Amber Cascades – Alternate Early Mix
  27. 3. Today’s The Day – Outtake/Walkthrough
  28. 4. Lovely Night – Outtake/Take 1 Session
  29. 5. Hideaway Pt 1 – Early Band Outtake
  30. 6. Watership Down – Alternate Mix
  31. 7. Letter – Alternate Mix
  32. 8. Lovely Night – Buzz Studio Demo
  33. 9. Jet Boy Blue – Outtake/Alternate Mix
  34. 10. Who Loves You – Alternate Mix
  35. 11. Caribou Outtakes Montage
  36. 12. I’m New in Town – Buzz Studio Demo/Previously Unreleased Song
  37. CD FOUR: The Poison Oak Sessions 1981 (All Previously Unreleased)
  38. 1. Sailors And Seagulls (Unheard Song)
  39. 2. Look At Me Now (Early Version)
  40. 3. My Dear (Early Version)
  41. 4. Sometimes Lovers (Early Version)
  42. 5. All The People – Whole Wide World (Early Version)
  43. 6. Coming On (Unheard Song)
  44. 7. Now I Want Your Love (Unheard Song)
  45. 8. Inspector Mills (Early Version)
  46. 9. China Sea (Unheard Song)
  47. 10. Doesn’t The Time (Unheard Song)
  48. 11. Someday Forever (Unheard Song)
  49. CD FIVE: The Alternate '90s Plus (All Previously Unreleased)
  50. 1. Young Moon (Mix Without Inst. Intro)
  51. 2. Call Of The Wild (Alternate Early Mix)
  52. 3. Sleeper Train (Alternate Early Mix)
  53. 4. Ports Of Call (Alternate Early Mix)
  54. 5. Mirror To Mirror (Alternate Early Mix)
  55. 6. Whole Wide World (Alternate Early Mix)
  56. 7. Hope (Unheard Song)
  57. 8. The Hills Are Green (Unheard Song
  58. 9. Horse (Interlude)
  59. 10. From A Moving Train (Single Version – Edited Shorter Intro)
  60. 11. Wheels Are Turning (Unheard Song)
  61. 12. Town And Country (Unheard Song)
  62. 13. Moment To Moment (Alternate Mix)
  63. 14. Wednesday Morning (Unheard Song)
  64. 15. Oloololo (Unheard Song)
  65. 16. Overwhelming World (Alternate Mix)
  66. 17. Moment To Moment (Alternate Mix)
  67. 18. Hot Town (Unheard Song)
  68. 19. Pages (Alternate Early Mix)
  69. 20. If It Is The End (Previously Unreleased)
  70. 21. Remembering (New 2020)
  71. CD SIX & SEVEN: America On The Radio (All Previously Unreleased)
  72. 1. America Radio Interviews And Promo
  73. DVD: America - Home Movies (All Previously Unreleased)
  74. 1. Hat Trick At Home 1: Rooftop Jam – Green Monkey – 1973
  75. 2. Hat Trick At Home 2: Goodbye – 1973
  76. 3. Hat Trick At Home 3: Sandman – 1973
  77. 4. Hat Trick At Home 4: Hat Trick Rehearsal – 1973
  78. 5. Bremen Behind The Scenes – 1973 (No Audio)
  79. 6. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 1 – 1973
  80. 7. Air Studios – London Misc. Footage – 1974
  81. 8. Airplane High Jinx 1 – 1974 (No Audio)
  82. 9. Airplane High Jinx 2 – 1975
  83. 10. Tour Plane Interview – 1975

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Oct 17
    Reno, NV, US America at Silver Legacy Casino
  • Nov 20
    Joliet, IL, US America at Rialto Square Theatre
  • Jan 28
    North Bethesda, MD, US America at The Music Center at Strathmore
  • Feb 14
    Mankato, MN, US America at Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
  • Apr 19
    Hidalgo, TX, US America at Payne Arena
  • Jun 25
    Enoch, AB, Canada America at River Cree Resort & Casino
  • Jun 26
    Calgary, AB, Canada America at Grey Eagle Event Centre
  • Jul 09
    London, UK America at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
  • Jul 24
    Pratteln, Switzerland America at Z7 - Open Air
  • Sep 11
    Mulvane, KS, US America at Kansas Star Event Center Arena
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