David Bowie Alabama Song (40th Anniversary) 45rpm 7" Vinyl Picture Disc
David Bowie Alabama Song (40th Anniversary) 45rpm 7" Vinyl Picture Disc David Bowie Alabama Song (40th Anniversary) 45rpm 7" Vinyl Picture Disc
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Parlophone
Size: 7"
Format: 45RPM,

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David Bowie Alabama Song (40th Anniversary) 45rpm 7" Vinyl Picture Disc

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SKU:
PARLP35628-45
UPC:
190295356286

40th Anniversary Edition 7" Vinyl Picture Disc!

Originally released in the UK on 15th February, 1980, "Alabama Song" was initially written as a poem by Bertolt Brecht in 1925 and was put to music by Kurt Weill for the 1927 play Little Mahogany. David Bowie was a longstanding Brecht fan and included the song in the setlist for his 1978 Isolar II tour. The studio version of "Alabama Song" on the A-side of this release was recorded on July 2nd, 1978, the day after the final show of the European leg of the tour, at Tony Visconti's Good Earth Studios in Soho, London.

The AA-Side features two previously unreleased tracks; One is a rendition of Heroes track "Joe The Lion" recorded at the soundcheck of the tour's final Earls Court show on July 1st, 1978. Though rehearsed for the Isolar II tour, "Joe The Lion" would not make its live debut until the Serious Moonlight tour of 1983. The second track on the AA-side is a live version of "Alabama Song" also recorded July 1st, 1978 - a different performance than the one featured on the live album Welcome To The Blackout.

Features

  • 40th Anniversary Edition
  • Picture Disc
  • 7" Vinyl
  • Side A: 45rpm
  • Side AA: 33 1/3 rpm
  • 2 previously unreleased live tracks
  • Mastered by Ray Staff at Air Mastering, London
  • Made in the EU

Selections

Side A (45rpm):

  1. Alabama Song (2017 Remaster)

Side AA (33 1/3 rpm):

  1. Joe The Lion (Live Earls Court '78 Soundcheck) - previously unreleased
  2. Alabama Song (Live Earls Court '78) - previously unreleased
Description

40th Anniversary Edition 7" Vinyl Picture Disc!

Originally released in the UK on 15th February, 1980, "Alabama Song" was initially written as a poem by Bertolt Brecht in 1925 and was put to music by Kurt Weill for the 1927 play Little Mahogany. David Bowie was a longstanding Brecht fan and included the song in the setlist for his 1978 Isolar II tour. The studio version of "Alabama Song" on the A-side of this release was recorded on July 2nd, 1978, the day after the final show of the European leg of the tour, at Tony Visconti's Good Earth Studios in Soho, London.

The AA-Side features two previously unreleased tracks; One is a rendition of Heroes track "Joe The Lion" recorded at the soundcheck of the tour's final Earls Court show on July 1st, 1978. Though rehearsed for the Isolar II tour, "Joe The Lion" would not make its live debut until the Serious Moonlight tour of 1983. The second track on the AA-side is a live version of "Alabama Song" also recorded July 1st, 1978 - a different performance than the one featured on the live album Welcome To The Blackout.

Features

  • 40th Anniversary Edition
  • Picture Disc
  • 7" Vinyl
  • Side A: 45rpm
  • Side AA: 33 1/3 rpm
  • 2 previously unreleased live tracks
  • Mastered by Ray Staff at Air Mastering, London
  • Made in the EU

Selections

Side A (45rpm):

  1. Alabama Song (2017 Remaster)

Side AA (33 1/3 rpm):

  1. Joe The Lion (Live Earls Court '78 Soundcheck) - previously unreleased
  2. Alabama Song (Live Earls Court '78) - previously unreleased
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
7"
Artist
David Bowie
Title
Alabama Song (40th Anniversary)
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
45RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
12-27-2019
Release Date
02-17-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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