Big Star – Complete Third: Vol. 3: Final Masters – 2XLP Vinyl 2017

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. Description: Vol. 3 of the Complete Third CD boxed set on 2 LPs Contains download card Special etched side 4 – Initially, the collection will be released in a 3-CD boxed set and digitally with three separate double LPs to follow, each vinyl volume representing a CD in the boxed set. This description is for… VINYL LP piece count 2

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