John Trudell Album Gets New Life for Record Store Day


Posted By Toyacoyah Brown April 3rd, 2017


Record nerds and vinyl lovers will be pleased with this news!

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — John Trudell Archives announces a re-issue of the critically acclaimed John Trudell release AKA Grafitti Man in a limited edition vinyl on Record Store Day, worldwide on April 22, 2017, in a partnership with Record Store Day and Inside Recordings.

The limited edition piece, translucent red, 180-gram vinyl manufactured by the Pallas Group in Germany, includes printed lyric sleeves, and a full digital download of the album along with a bonus video for Rockin' The Res.



AKA Grafitti Man was originally released in 1986, and then again in 1992, with executive producer Jackson Browne, as a compilation of the earlier collection of recordings. Upon release, the album was hailed by Bob Dylan as “the best album of the year . . .”.

TRACK LISTING:

Rockin' The Res
Grafitti Man
Restless Situations
Wildfires
Baby Boom Ché
Bombs Over Baghdad
Richman's War
Somebody's Kid
Never Never Blues
What He'd Done
Beauty In A Fade
Tina Smiled

This limited edition album will be available worldwide at all Record Store Day retail stores on April 22, 2017. Portland, Oregon's Music Millennium record store will host Joel Rafael with John Trudell's Bad Dog on Saturday, April 22 at 7 PM for a special in-store performance to celebrate the release.

For more information please visit johntrudell.com and johntrudellarchives.org.



About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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