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Rolling Stones, CSNY, John Fogerty, Pearl Jam & more highlight this weekend’s Record Store Day Drop

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The second Record Store Day “Drop” event of 2021 takes place Saturday, June 17. Among the limited-edition vinyl discs you’ll find exclusively independent record stores this time around are offerings from The Rolling Stones, John Fogerty, Pearl Jam and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

The Rolling Stones are putting out a reissue of their classic 1971 two-LP compilation Hot Rocks, pressed on yellow vinyl and featuring expanded original artwork.

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young are releasing an LP titled Déjà Vu Alternates that features alternate versions of the songs from the group’s classic 1970 debut album, Déjà Vu. Those tracks also appear on the recently released deluxe Déjà Vu reissue.

Fogerty’s release is a four-song EP featuring selections from his 1973 debut solo album, The Blue Ridge Rangers.  The project was a collection of country and traditional cover tunes that he issued under the fictional band name The Blue Ridge Rangers.

A 12-inch vinyl version and cassette single of Pearl Jam’s “Alive” are both being released to mark the song’s 30th anniversary. The cassette single features the single version of “Alive,” plus the songs “Wash” and a cover of The Beatles‘ “I’ve Got a Feeling.”

The July 17 installment of Record Store Day 2021 also includes exclusive releases from The Allman Brothers Band, YesJon Anderson, Canned Heat, The Clash, The Cure, The KinksDave Davies, Dio, Bob Dylan, Foo Fighters, Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Hot Tuna, Badfinger‘s Joey Molland, Queen + Adam Lambert, Ramones, Lou Reed, Small Faces and War.

Check out the entire list of releases and participating independent record stores at RecordStoreDay.com.

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