In The News (Reissues And Collections Edition): Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Depeche Mode, Hootie & The Blowfish, Grateful Dead, Buck Owens And More

Bob Dylan‘s The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings is a 14-CD set featuring five complete concerts from Dylan’s legendary Rolling Thunder Revue tour. Out June 7 via Columbia/Legacy, the 148-track collection also includes rehearsal performances, rarities and more, and 100 of the tracks are previously unreleased … Miles Davis‘ two-LP The Complete Birth Of The Cool (Blue Note/UMe, May 17) acknowledges the 70th anniversary of the initial Birth Of The Cool sessions by Davis’ nonet—which included future jazz stars Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz, Max Roach, John Lewis—and arranger Gil Evans … Black Celebration / The 12″ Singles and Music For The Masses / The 12″ Singles (Rhino, May 21) are the latest entries in Depeche Mode‘s vinyl-singles project, collecting all the 12-inch releases from the period each album was initially released … Motown’s 60th anniversary gets a big celebration June 28 with the release of an 11-CD, expanded edition of Motown: The Complete No. 1’s (Motown/UMe), a boxed set featuring 208 chart-topping hits by the likes of Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, the Supremes, the Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Smokey Robinson, the Jackson 5, Lionel Richie, Boyz II Men and Erykah BaduHootie & The Blowfish celebrates the 25th anniversary of debut album Cracked Rear View (the 10th best-selling LP in U.S. history) on May 31 with a three-CD/DVD edition on Rhino featuring rare and unreleased songs both live and from the studio … The Grateful Dead continues its reissue series marking the 50th anniversaries of its albums with Aoxomoxa on June 7, available as a two-CD set and limited-edition picture disc … The two-CD The Complete Capitol Singles (Omnivore, May 31) collects all 21 singles Buck Owens & The Buckaroos released on Capitol from 1971-1975 … On May 31, Polydor/UMe will release The Polydor Years, an eight-CD set compiling Atlanta Rhythm Section‘s 1974-1980 albums for Polydor … Classical Album Collection: The Capitol Years (Capitol/UMe) is a six-CD boxed set out May 24 compiling America‘s albums for the label from 1979-1985.