Out today (August 6th) is George Harrison's All Things Must Pass '50th Anniversary Edition' in a variety of formats. The famed 1970 triple album has been issued as a five-LP or triple-disc “Deluxe Edition” that pairs the main album with the sessions outtakes and jams. The main album is available on its own as double-disc, triple-LP, or on limited edition three-LP color vinyl. In addition to the original album, the new collection features 42 previously unreleased demos and outtakes.
Also available is a very limited “Uber Deluxe Edition” box set, teeming with non-musical extras which includes the album on eight LP's on 180-gram vinyl and five-CD + 1 Blu-ray audio discs housed in an artisan designed wooden crate, that sells for just under $1,000.00
All Things Must Pass, George Harrison's first post-Beatles album, was released on November 27th, 1970 and held down the Number One spot in the U.S. for a whopping seven weeks. Among the guest performers on the set were Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Badfinger, Billy Preston, Dave Mason, Gary Wright, Peter Frampton, Phil Collins, and Procol Harum's Gary Brooker, among many others.