Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce Forever Miles a 12″ LP collection created for Record Store Day 2012, which will be celebrated at independent record stores worldwide on Saturday, April 21, 2012.
Now in its fifth year, Record Store Day is an annual day-long celebration of record store culture taking place on the third Saturday in April. Miles’ nephew, Vince Wilburn, Jr., will make an appearance at J&R Music World (23 Park Row; New York, NY 10038) on Record Store Day.
Forever Miles, created especially for Record Store Day, makes five quintessential Miles Davis performances available for the first time on commercial vinyl. A cross-section of tracks from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Forever Miles includes “Dear Old Stockholm,” an alternate take from the Miles and John Coltrane box set; “Blues For Pablo,” Take 1 from the Miles and Gil Evans box set; “Hand Jive,” an alternate take from the Miles Quintet box set; “Early Minor,” a new mix from the In A Silent Way box set; and “Directions,” an unreleased version from Live at the Fillmore East 1970.