Why no Roy Buchanan deluxe edition?

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  1. Jonathan Fowles

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    Does anyone know why Polydor haven’t released a deluxe version of Roy Buchanan’s first album? There are plenty of other tracks, alternate versions and outtakes available on rather muffled bootlegs, and Polydor obviously have access to the tapes as they released the wonderful Dual Soliloquy. I know that the market for a release like this would be limited, but equally the cost of releasing it must be negligible. Does anyone have a view on this, or better still know anyone at Polydor whose arm can be twisted...?!
     
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    No kidding!

    Last year's "Live at Town Hall 1974 Set" was essentially an expanded "Live Stock" received high marks and price has almost doubled since released. so bound to go OOP and be collectible!

    Current version of Live Stock is Polydor but "expanded" is a small label Real Gone Music.

    Maybe Real Gone Music needs to be encouraged!

    BTW "Live at Town Hall 1974 Set" is one of his best now!

    TEX
     
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    Exactly...!!!
     
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    I contacted Real Gone Music about the first album, they told me they have another live album in the works...! No details but good to hear. What a nice (and tasteful) bunch.
     
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    I've always wondered why Fender never honored Roy with a reliced signature model of Nancy?

    It'd be like Gibson not having a Page or Billy G model.

    If anyone is connected solely to a Telecaster it's Roy.

    Other than a few tunes with an LP and a brief stint with Guild and the Bluesmaster Roy was all Tele all the time.
     
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    I suspect it's because they don't think there's enough profit in it. Not judging right or wrong, but he's not exactly a household name among non-guitarists.
     
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    Just like there's no Don Rich signature model.

    Their families would probably have to sign off on it. And, maybe they haven't been approached.

    Or maybe they have and declined?

    Marketing is probably number one at Fender. Some of the "signature" models, I scratch my head at.

    Their choice.
     
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    jimash Friend of Leo's

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    Actually was there.
     
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