Sonny Rollins - Way Out West (2-LP 180-Gram Vinyl Deluxe Set)
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Sonny Rollins - Way Out West (2-LP 180-Gram Vinyl Deluxe Set)

Way Out West, originally recorded for the Contemporary label in 1957, qualifies as an all-time Sonny Rollins classic. Culled from a 3 A.M. session with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Shelly Manne, the material collected here demonstrates why Rollins was considered the top tenor saxophone in jazz at the time of the recording. This deluxe edition celebrates the landmark album in Rollins’ career with a full second LP of rare and previously unreleased bonus material, deluxe packaging, new liner notes by Grammy®-winning writer Neil Tesser and rare photos by famed jazz photographer William Claxton

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Disc One - Original Way Out West Album
A1. I’m an Old Cowhand
A2. Solitude
A3. Come, Gone

B1. Wagon Wheels
B2. There Is No Greater Love
B3. Way Out West  

Disc Two - Bonus Tracks from the Way Out West Recording Session 
A1. Monologue: You Gotta Dig the Lyrics (previously unreleased)
A2. I’m An Old Cowhand (alternate version)
A3. Dialogue: Titling “Come, Gone” (previously unreleased)
A4. Come Gone (alternate version)

B1. There Is No Greater Love (alternate version, previously unreleased)
B2. Way Out West (take 1, previously unreleased)
B3. Way Out West (alternate version)

• 2-LP 180-gram vinyl
• Housed in an old-school style tip-on jacket
• Audio remastered from the original analog tapes
• The original landmark album in its entirety plus a bonus LP including previously unreleased material from the session
Deluxe packaging includes new liner notes by GRAMMY-Award winning writer Neil Tesser and rare photos by famed jazz photographer William Claxton.

Details

Way Out West, originally recorded for the Contemporary label in 1957, qualifies as an all-time Sonny Rollins classic. Culled from a 3 A.M. session with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Shelly Manne, the material collected here demonstrates why Rollins was considered the top tenor saxophone in jazz at the time of the recording. This deluxe edition celebrates the landmark album in Rollins’ career with a full second LP of rare and previously unreleased bonus material, deluxe packaging, new liner notes by Grammy®-winning writer Neil Tesser and rare photos by famed jazz photographer William Claxton

Questions?
Read our Store FAQ or Contact Us

Tracklist

Disc One - Original Way Out West Album
A1. I’m an Old Cowhand
A2. Solitude
A3. Come, Gone

B1. Wagon Wheels
B2. There Is No Greater Love
B3. Way Out West  

Disc Two - Bonus Tracks from the Way Out West Recording Session 
A1. Monologue: You Gotta Dig the Lyrics (previously unreleased)
A2. I’m An Old Cowhand (alternate version)
A3. Dialogue: Titling “Come, Gone” (previously unreleased)
A4. Come Gone (alternate version)

B1. There Is No Greater Love (alternate version, previously unreleased)
B2. Way Out West (take 1, previously unreleased)
B3. Way Out West (alternate version)

Features

• 2-LP 180-gram vinyl
• Housed in an old-school style tip-on jacket
• Audio remastered from the original analog tapes
• The original landmark album in its entirety plus a bonus LP including previously unreleased material from the session
Deluxe packaging includes new liner notes by GRAMMY-Award winning writer Neil Tesser and rare photos by famed jazz photographer William Claxton.