Over the last month tons of ireissues have hit the record stores. Hollywood Records, ' which brought out the two Queen Greatest Hits albums that no one wanted (come on, put out the real greatest hits already) are putting out a two-CD set of the mid-60s pop group The Dave Clark Five.'The History of the Dave Clark Five" will mark the first time any of these songs have appeared in any format in almost 20 years. If you're into funk, Casablanca has issued a two-disc set by Parliament entitled TearThe Roof Off, 1974-1980." Ifs packaged with a 24-page book, rare photos, extended verslons of "Flashlight" and "Aquaboogie," and a Funk En Cycla-"P"-Dia that no one should leave home without. Other single "Best Ofs" discs on Mercury's Funk Essentlal series feature Kool and the Gang, The Bar-kays, Carneo, and Con Funk Shun. These should get you in a dancing mood. The Rhino label has been working hard at what they do best, putting out the oldies. Just out are Ben E. King's "Anthology," Duane Eddy's Twang Thang," and Jerry Lee Lewis' two-disc set "All Killer, No Filler!" By the way, Rhino's "D.I.Y." (Do It Yourself) series is full of all the great punk power pop hits from the late 70s and early 8Os. If you missed these records the flrst time around, reissues will save you lots of money, which should make you "glad all over."
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