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NOW – Yearbook 1973 Limited Red Vinyl 3LP Set

by Various Artists

Release Date: 08 September 2023

Format: LP Triple Vinyl

Label: NOW


Various Artists NOW – Yearbook 1973 Limited Red Vinyl 3LP Set


NOW is proud to present the next instalment in our ongoing ‘Yearbook’ series – and taking our longest trip back in Pop history so far – 50 Years – with 47 tracks on 3 LPs, pressed on Red Vinyl, to celebrate a landmark year of Pop singles… NOW – Yearbook 1973.

Opening with the iconic ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ from Elton John and followed by Paul McCartney & Wings’ Bond theme ‘Live And Let Die’, this epic beginning to this journey back to 1973 continues with a run of massive Glam-Rock infused hits from T. Rex, Mud, and #1s from Wizzard, 10cc, ‘Cum On Feel The Noize’ from Slade and Sweet with ‘Blockbuster’.

Flipping over to Side B, there’s an awe-inspiring run of legendary artists: John Lennon, Paul Simon and Elvis Presley, plus the debut single from Bruce Springsteen with ‘Blinded By The Light’ and timeless signature releases from Billy Joel with ‘Piano Man’ and ‘You’re So Vain’ from Carly Simon.

LP2 starts in sophisticated style from Roberta Flack with the peerless ‘Killing Me Softly With His Song’, before Marvin Gaye ushers in an incredible line-up of Soul smashes including from Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes feat. Teddy Pendergrass, The Temptations, The O’Jays and Ike & Tina Turner… whilst on the reverse side, 1973’s biggest seller - Dawn feat. Tony Orlando’s ‘Tie A Yellow Ribbon...’ leads a fabulous Easy-Pop run including massive hits from Shirley Bassey, Olivia Newton-John, and #1s from Peters & Lee, Gilbert O’Sullivan and ‘Eye Level’ - the theme to one of the year’s most popular TV shows by the Simon Park Orchestra. The second LP closes with three of the year’s stellar Soul ballads from Diana Ross, Billy Paul and Gladys Knight & The Pips.

Featured Tracks:

LP 1 Side A

1. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

2. Paul McCartney & Wings - Live And Let Die

3. Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

4. T. Rex - 20th Century Boy

5. Sweet - Blockbuster

6. Mud - Dyna-Mite

7. Wizzard - See My Baby Jive

8. 10cc – Rubber Bullets

LP 1 Side B

1. John Lennon - Mind Games

2. Bruce Springsteen - Blinded By The Light

3. Billy Joel - Piano Man

4. Carly Simon - You're So Vain

5. Paul Simon - Take Me To The Mardi Gras

6. Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You

7. Elvis Presley - Always On My Mind

LP 2 Side A

1. Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song

2. Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

3. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes feat. Teddy Pendergrass - If You Don't Know Me By Now

4. The Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love

5. The O'Jays - Love Train

6. The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone

7. Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

LP 2 Side B

1. Dawn feat. Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree

2. Gilbert O’Sullivan - Get Down

3. Olivia Newton-John - Take Me Home Country Roads

4. Peters & Lee - Welcome Home

5. Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level (Theme From The TV Series Van Der Valk)

6. Shirley Bassey - Never Never Never

7. Diana Ross - Touch Me In The Morning

8. Billy Paul - Me and Mrs. Jones

9. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Help Me Make It Through The Night

LP 3 Side A

1. Paul McCartney & Wings - My Love

2. Kiki Dee - Amoureuse

3. Fleetwood Mac - Albatross

4. Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven

5. Thin Lizzy - Whiskey In The Jar

6. Free - Wishing Well

7. Faces - Cindy Incidentally

8. Bob Dylan - Knockin' On Heaven's Door

LP 3 Side B

1. Sweet - The Ballroom Blitz

2. Suzi Quatro – Can The Can

3. Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo

4. Mott The Hoople - Roll Away The Stone

5. Roxy Music - Street Life

6. David Essex - Rock On

7. Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

8. Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody

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