Just Say 50, The Sire Records 50th Anniversary four-LP set reaches back to the label’s very first single (“Hocus Pocus” by Focus) and up to current releases by artists like Wilco. There are several tracks by late 1970s and early 1980s punk and new wave acts, including Echo And The Bunnymen, The Pretenders, The Ramones, Depeche Mode, The Smiths, and Talking Heads.
The three-LP Cracked Actor (Live Los Angeles ’74) by David Bowie features him performing “Changes,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Suffragette City,” “All The Young Dudes,” The Jean Genie,” and other world-changing songs. The Ramones ’76 – ’79 Singles box set includes “Rock ’N’ Roll High School,” “Blitzkrieg Bop,” “I Wanna Be Sedated,” and each record has an authentically reproduced picture sleeve. The four-LP Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Hammersmith Odeon ’75 captures his first European concert.