Getting up early to go into Red Eye Records this morning for the two different RSD Black Friday releases of Paul McCartney’s Holdays Rule Vol.2 haspaid off.
This time around we got ’em both:This is in marked contrast to Record Store Day proper earlier this year and the quest to find The Beatles’ ‘Penny Lane’/’Strawberry Fields Forever’ single – which you can read about in two parts here and here
Thanks to a very kind reader of beatlesblogger.com (Koen in Belgium – you know who you are!), we now have an elusive, limited edition Record Store Day ‘Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever’ 7-inch single re-issue.
Only 7000 copies were issue worldwide, but very few made it to Australia.
Well, our initial post on Record Store Day about the early morning hunt for The Beatles ‘Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever’ 7″ single and Paul McCartney’s Cassette Demos release with Elvis Costello has garnered some reaction.
On social media we’ve copped some criticism for expecting there to be a copies of at least the Beatles RSD disc in one of the largest independent record stores in Sydney,…
Well, what a disappointing Record Store Day 2017 we had….
The plan was reasonably good on paper:
a) get up at 6.30am; b) drive straight into the city and go to Red Eye Records, one of the largest and most respected record stores in Sydney; c) buy a copy of The Beatles 7″ ‘Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever’; d) ask if they also had the Paul McCartney/Elvis Costello Cassette Demos from Flowers…