West Coast Music Releases Highlights from Year 2024

The West Coast AOR music is still popular and new releases, reissues and compilations.

At Blue Desert we always try to write about what is new and interesting and at the same time highlight some of the classic masterpieces. Some years a lot of material is released and other time less.

Here are some of the highlights that was released in the year 2024:


P-Vine Records 2024

Tracks: Somebody Who Knows, Jackie O, In Pieces, Blackbird, We Stand Alone, Drug To Me, Say It Isn't So, As Far As We Can Go, So Strong, Take Your Pride And Run, Adam & Eve & Blackbird (Bonus Track).

Musicians on the X album: Svein Dag Hauge, Jonny Sjo, Frode Østand Mangen, Per Hillestad, Egil Eldøen, Kåre Kolve, Jens Petter Antonsen, Stian Joneid & Per Christian Indredus.

The Second One Redux

SC 2024

Tracks: This Time, In The City, Mister White, Hard Goodbye, Scofflaws, I Got Myself Together, Finally Fair And Balanced, Center Of The Sun, California Gold, Nineteen Eighty-One, Careful With The Chainsaw, Dear, Into Something Good, Tinseltown & Calf Stoutness Two.

Musicians on the Second One Redux album: Daniel Andersson, Stefan Olofsson, Peter Olofsson, Michael Landau, Christian Thomsen, Mikael Emsing, Jay Graydon, Per Bejstam, Peter Friestedt, Pär Wretling, Sven Larsson, Peter Holmqvist, Ian Bairnson, Bill Champlin, Lars-Erik Dahle, Göran Turborn, Marcuz Granberg, Samuel Muntlin & Johan Viksten.

Columbia Rarities (1971-88)

Sony Records 2024

Tracks: We Were Always Sweethearts (Mono Single Version), Near You (Mono Single Version), I Feel So Good (Live 1970), Hollywood Blues (Live 1970), Runnin' Blue (Mono Single Version), Baby's Callin' Me Home (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA - 1972), Dinah Flo (Mono Single Version), Freedom For The Stallion (Single Mix), Full-Lock Power Slide (Single Mix), What Can I Say (Live at the Greek Theater, Los Angels, CA - August 1976), Jump Street (Live at the Greek Theater, Los Angels, CA - August 1976), It's Over (Live at the Greek Theater, Los Angels, CA - August 1976), Lowdown (Single Version), Miss Sun (Single Version), You'll Never Know, Soul To Soul & Cool Running (Shep Pettibone Remix).

Musicians on the Columbia Rarities (1971-88) album: Boz Scaggs and others.


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