Blue Suede News #81 Winter 2007/2008
6-CD digibox with 76-page booklet BCD 16842 FR
An intriguing follow-up to the 8-CD set Gene Vincent - The Road Is Rocky (Complete Studio Masters 1956-1971), this 6-CD set, comprised of every known outtake, false start and dialogue, is a completist’s dream. Featuring superb sound quality, the listener can actually hear how the various bands worked it out with Vincent in the studio. According to re-issue producer Derek Henderson, the singer’s 1956-1957 sessions tapes have yet to be located, but a wealth of great material exists from his later era…
Packaged in a digibox set…with liner notes by Steve Aynsley, this remarkable collection features dozens of alternates that have never been released before. This painstakingly remastered set bring us closer to the people that created the music while showcasing the creative genius of the late Gene Vincent.