Record Store Day is Today! Exclusice Steve Earle, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals and Mumford & Sons…

Features, News — By on April 16, 2011 8:41 pm

Record Store Day 2011 is here! Today is finally the day when exclusive pieces will be available at participating stores from the likes of Brett Dennen, Steve Earle, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, including a split with Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling.

Steve Earle –  I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive

Side A of this exclusive Record Store Day 7″, “I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive” is the title of Steve Earle’s new album but the track does not appear on the album. The B side, “This City” is from “Treme”. This piece comes on colored vinyl.     

Ray LaMontagne Live Fall 2010

This vinyl EP is a limited version of 5 live songs recorded from Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah Dogs’ Fall 2010 tour. The piece features the tracks: “For The Summer,” “Beg Steal Or Borrow”, “You Can Bring Me Flowers (featuring The Secret Sisters),” “Like Rock & Roll And Radio”, and “Henry Nearly Killed Me (It’s A Shame).”

Mumford & Sons/Laura Marling Dharohar Project

Record Store Day sees the first time physical release of this 10 inch vinyl EP featuring Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling and their collaborative recordings with a collective of Rajasthani folk musicians at an arts & culture school in Delhi during their 2009 India tour. The piece includes collaborative re-workings of Mumford & Sons’ song “To Darkness”, and Laura Marling’s “Devil’s Spoke”.

Ryan Adams and the CardinalsClass Mythology EP

This limited-edition gatefold double 7″ (one yellow, one orange) features 4 unreleased outtakes from the “Cardinology” era. Includes cover collages done by Ryan Adams with never-before-seen photos on the inner-gatefold and a 7″x7″ ‘mini-poster’ and Cardinals sticker inserted in each package.

Don’t forget to check out RSD TV, where artists are showing their love of Record Store Day and support of independent record stores with creative videos. Check out this awesome love letter to vinyl from Yellowbirds:

For more information on exclusive Record Store Day events, products and participants, visit

Record Store Day is managed by the Music Monitor Network and is organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) and celebrates the culture of independent record stores by playing host to in-store events/performances, signings and special product releases on a global scale.

Record Store Day takes place annually on the third Saturday of April.

Record Store Day Sponsors:

Crosley Radio, EMI Distribution, Fontana Distribution, Furnace MFG, NARM, RED Distribution, Sony Music, Universal Music Distribution, Vivendi Entertainment, WEA Distribution, and Warner Bros. Records.


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