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Three CD set. Includes every demo, rough mix, outtake, alt take and final master from the Third sessions known to exist. After almost a decade of searching for unheard session recordings for Big Star's third album, the wait for the results is finally over! While some demos and alternate versions of songs have dribbled out over the years on various compilations, all extant recordings made for the album are presented here for the first time in Complete Third. The collection boasts 69 total tracks, 29 of which are previously unheard session recordings, demos and alternate mixes made by producer Jim Dickinson and engineer John Fry. The set allows the listener to track the creation of the album from the original demos, through sessions and rough mixes, to the final masters of each song. Besides the contextualizing main essay from writer/A&R man, Bud Scoppa, extensive notes from original participants and artists influenced by Big Star are also included: Mary Lindsay Dickinson, Mitch Easter, Adam Hill, Elizabeth A. Hoehn, Susanna Hoffs, Peter Holsapple, Gary Louris, Mike Mills, Cheryl Pawelski, Debbi Peterson, Pat Rainer, Danny Graflund, Jeff Rougvie, Pat Sansone, Chris Stamey, Jody Stephens, John Stirratt, and Steve Wynn.
Three CD set. Includes every demo, rough mix, outtake, alt take and final master from the Third sessions known to exist. After almost a decade of searching for unheard session recordings for Big Star's third album, the wait for the results is finally over! While some demos and alternate versions of songs have dribbled out over the years on various compilations, all extant recordings made for the album are presented here for the first time in Complete Third. The collection boasts 69 total tracks, 29 of which are previously unheard session recordings, demos and alternate mixes made by producer Jim Dickinson and engineer John Fry. The set allows the listener to track the creation of the album from the original demos, through sessions and rough mixes, to the final masters of each song. Besides the contextualizing main essay from writer/A&R man, Bud Scoppa, extensive notes from original participants and artists influenced by Big Star are also included: Mary Lindsay Dickinson, Mitch Easter, Adam Hill, Elizabeth A. Hoehn, Susanna Hoffs, Peter Holsapple, Gary Louris, Mike Mills, Cheryl Pawelski, Debbi Peterson, Pat Rainer, Danny Graflund, Jeff Rougvie, Pat Sansone, Chris Stamey, Jody Stephens, John Stirratt, and Steve Wynn.
810075112054
Complete Third
Artist: Big Star
Format: CD
New: In Stock $49.98
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DISC: 1
MP3
1. Like St. Joan (Kanga Roo) (Demo)
2. Lovely Day (Demo)
3. Downs (Demo)
4. Femme Fatale (Demo)
5. Thank You Friends (Demo)
6. Holocaust (Demo)
7. Jesus Christ (Demo)
8. Blue Moon (Demo)
9. Nightime (Demo)
10. Take Care (Demo)
11. Big Black Car (Demo #2/Acoustic Take 1)
12. Don't Worry Baby
13. I'm In Love With A Girl
14. Big Black Car (Demo #3/Acoustic Take 2)
15. I'm So Tired
16. That's All It Took
17. Pre-Downs
18. Baby Strange
19. Big Black Car (Demo #1/Band)
20. Kizza Me (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
21. Till The End Of The Day (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
22. Thank You Friends (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
23. O, Dana (Dickinson Rough Mix)
24. Dream Lover (Dickinson Rough Mix)
25. Big Black Car (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
26. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (Dickinson Rough Mix)
27. Take Care (Dickinson Rough Mix)
28. Holocaust (Dickinson Rough Mix)
29. Nightime (Dickinson Rough Mix)
30. Thank You Friends (Dickinson Rough Mix)
31. Nature Boy (Dickinson Rough Mix)
32. After Hours
33. Stroke It Noel (Backward Intro)
34. Lovely Day (Fry Rough Mix)
35. Nightime (Fry Rough Mix)
36. Blue Moon (Fry Rough Mix)
37. Till The End Of The Day (Alternate Mix #1)
38. Big Black Car (Fry Rough Mix)
39. Holocaust (Fry Alternate/Rough Mix)
40. Downs (Fry Rough Mix)
41. Kanga Roo (Fry Rough Mix)
42. Femme Fatale (Fry Rough Mix)
43. For You (Alternate Version/Alex Vocal)
44. Thank You Friends (Fry Rough Mix)
45. Take Care (Fry Rough Mix)
46. Kizza Me (Fry Rough Mix)
47. Till The End Of The Day (Fry Rough Mix #2)
48. Nature Boy (Fry Rough Mix)
49. Mañana
50. Stroke It Noel
51. Downs
52. Femme Fatale
53. Thank You Friends
54. Holocaust
55. Jesus Christ
56. Blue Moon
57. Kizza Me
58. For You
59. O, Dana
60. Nightime
61. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
62. Kanga Roo
63. Take Care
64. Big Black Car
65. Dream Lover
66. You Can't Have Me
67. Till The End Of The Day
68. Lovely Day
69. Nature Boy

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Three CD set. Includes every demo, rough mix, outtake, alt take and final master from the Third sessions known to exist. After almost a decade of searching for unheard session recordings for Big Star's third album, the wait for the results is finally over! While some demos and alternate versions of songs have dribbled out over the years on various compilations, all extant recordings made for the album are presented here for the first time in Complete Third. The collection boasts 69 total tracks, 29 of which are previously unheard session recordings, demos and alternate mixes made by producer Jim Dickinson and engineer John Fry. The set allows the listener to track the creation of the album from the original demos, through sessions and rough mixes, to the final masters of each song. Besides the contextualizing main essay from writer/A&R man, Bud Scoppa, extensive notes from original participants and artists influenced by Big Star are also included: Mary Lindsay Dickinson, Mitch Easter, Adam Hill, Elizabeth A. Hoehn, Susanna Hoffs, Peter Holsapple, Gary Louris, Mike Mills, Cheryl Pawelski, Debbi Peterson, Pat Rainer, Danny Graflund, Jeff Rougvie, Pat Sansone, Chris Stamey, Jody Stephens, John Stirratt, and Steve Wynn.
        
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