'Back to Black Friday' Record Store Day 2012: What's For Sale

Vinyl rarities from Nirvana, White Stripes, Velvet Undergound, Joey Ramone, Gary Clark Jr., and so much more!

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Nirvana's 'Incesticide'
Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

Thanksgiving weekend not only brings bounties of food and family bickering, but also exclusive and rare music releases, courtesy Record Store Day's "Back to Black Friday." The organizers behind the limited vinyl event, who earlier this year held a successful April Record Store Day, present their third annual post-Turkey Day installment on November 23.

Among the goodies featured at this year's outing are Skrillex's three EPs, the new Tomahawk 7-inch single, a split 7-inch from Boris and Asobi Seksu, a 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's Incesticide compilation, and a split 7-inch pairing versions of "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen and Shakespeare-musical muse, Jeff Buckley, respectively. Listeners looking for dustier material can dig up a 10-inch by the Beach Boys that joins their newest single, "Isn't It Time," with their first, "Surfin' Safari," or perhaps pick up a 12-inch that captures early and alternate versions of tracks from the 45-year-old The Velvet Underground & Nico.

To properly digest this massive serving of new and old music, check out our list of "Back to Black Friday" releases below.

  • Asobi Seksu/Boris, "Farewell"/"Neu Years" split 7-inch vinyl
  • Band of Horses, "Sonic Ranch Sessions: Mirage Rock & Relly's Dream" 7-inch vinyl
  • Beach Boys, "Surfin' Safari" 10-inch vinyl
  • Biz Markie, The Biz Never Sleeps Picture Disc
  • Borknagar, "The Olden Domain" 12-inch vinyl
  • David Bowie, "The Jean Genie" 7-inch Picture Disc
  • Eric Burdon and The Greenhornes, Apolinere Enameled EP 12-inch vinyl
  • Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, "Abba Zaba/Yellow Brick Road" 7-inch vinyl
  • Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, "Plastic Factory/Where There's A Woman" 7-inch vinyl
  • Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, "Upon The My-O-My/I Got Love On My Mind" 7-inch vinyl
  • Johnny Cash, The Fabulous Johnny Cash 12-inch vinyl
  • Gary Clark Jr., Blak and Blu vinyl LP
  • Gene Clark, "Echoes/I Found You" 7-inch vinyl
  • Coheed and Cambria, The Afterman: Ascension (Big Beige Demos) vinyl LP
  • Leonard Cohen/Jeff Buckley, "Hallelujah" 7-inch vinyl
  • Marshall Crenshaw, "I Don't See You Laughing Now" 10-inch vinyl
  • Miles Davis, Miles Ahead 12-inch vinyl
  • Miles Davis, Porgy & Bees 12-inch vinyl
  • Miles Davis, Sketches of Spain 12-inch vinyl
  • Dr. Dog, Wild Race 12-inch Picture Disc
  • Bob Dylan, "Duquesne Whistle" 7-inch vinyl
  • Fat Boys, Fat Boys Pizza Box LP 12-inch Picture Disc
  • Fleetwood Mac, Tusk vinyl LP
  • Gaslight Anthem, "Hold You Up" 10-inch vinyl
  • Grateful Dead, Live At Winterland (5/30/1971) vinyl LP
  • CeeLo Green/Donny Hathaway, "This Christmas" 7-inch vinyl
  • Merle Haggard, Capitol Rarities 10-inch vinyl
  • Mayer Hawthorne, KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 10-inch vinyl
  • Lee Hazlewood, You Turned My Head Around: Lee Hazlewood Industries 1967-1970 (11 x 7 Box Set) 7-inch vinyl box set
  • Incubus, A Crow Left of the Murder 12-inch vinyl
  • Incubus, Light Grenades 12-inch vinyl
  • Incubus, Make Yourself 12-inch vinyl
  • Incubus, Morning View 12-inch vinyl
  • Incubus, S.C.I.E.N.C.E. 12-inch vinyl
  • Wanda Jackson, Capitol Rarities 10-inch vinyl
  • Bert Jansch, "Blackwater Side" 7-inch vinyl
  • JEFF the Brotherhood, "Dark Energy" 7-inch vinyl
  • Jellyfish, Stack-A-Tracks CD
  • Joan Jett, Bad Reputation LP w/ bonus CD vinyl LP and CD
  • Ethan Johns, "Whip Poor Will" 7-inch vinyl
  • George Jones, United Artists Rarities 10-inch vinyl
  • Norah Jones, Little Broken Hearts Remix EP 10-inch vinyl
  • Janis Joplin/Big Brother and the Holding Company, Cheap Thrills 12-inch vinyl
  • Judas Priest, Screaming For Vengance 12-inch Picture Disc
  • King Diamond, "No Presents For Christmas" 12-inch Picture Disc
  • Bettye Lavette, More Thankful, More Thoughtful EP CD
  • Linkin Park, Living Things vinyl LP
  • Love, Forever Changes vinyl LP
  • Lucero, "Live At Sun Studios" 7-inch vinyl
  • Lumineers, Winter EP 10-inch vinyl
  • M83, Reunion Remix 12 12-inch vinyl
  • Mad Season, "River of Deceit/I Don't Know Anything (Live)" 10-inch vinyl
  • John Mayer, The Complete 2012 Performances Collection 12-inch vinyl
  • Mayhem, De Mysteriis Dom Sathans vinyl LP
  • Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale, Buddy and Jim CD
  • Mogwai, A Wrenched Virile Lore vinyl LP
  • My Chemical Romance, "Ambulance/Gun" 7-inch vinyl
  • My Morning Jacket, "It Makes No Difference (Live ft. Brittany Howard)" 10-inch vinyl
  • Nirvana, 20th Anniversary Edition of Incesticide 45RPM Edition 12-inch vinyl
  • Buck Owens, "Buck Sings Eagles" 10-inch vinyl
  • Primus, "Green Naugahyde 10" 10-inch vinyl
  • Joey Ramone, Ya Know? Limited Edition Deluxe Album CD
  • Tyler Ramsey (Band of Horses), "Raven Shadow/Black Pines" 10-inch vinyl
  • Rockabye Baby, Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Flaming Lips vinyl LP
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros/Aaron Embry, "Give Me A Sign"/"Moon of the Daylit Sky" 7-inch vinyl
  • The Shins, "No Way Down/Fall Of '82" (Swift Sessions) 7-inch vinyl
  • Skrillex, Bangarang EP vinyl LP
  • Skrillex, More Monsters and Sprites EP vinyl LP
  • Skrillex, Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP vinyl LP
  • Joe Strummer, Live At Action Town Hall vinyl LP
  • Rolling Stones, The Rolling Stones EP 7-inch vinyl
  • Teddy Thompson, "Window Up Above" 7-inch vinyl
  • Tenacious D, Jazz vinyl LP
  • Tomahawk, "Stone Letter" 7-inch vinyl
  • Toro Y Moi, "So Many Details" 7-inch vinyl
  • Various Artists, Death Might Be Your Santa Claus vinyl LP and CD
  • Various Artists, Imaginational Anthem CD box set
  • Various Artists, Moonrise Kingdom (Original Score) 10-inch vinyl
  • Various Artists, "Obscure Giants of Acoustic Guitar" trading card box set
  • Various Artists, Reservoir Dogs Soundtrack 12-inch vinyl
  • Velvet Underground, Velvet Underground & Nico - Scepter Studios Acetate 12-inch vinyl
  • Volbeat, The Strength/The Sounds/The Songs 12-inch Picture Disc
  • Volbeat, Guitar Gangster & Cadillac Blood 12-inch Picture Disc
  • Volbeat, Rock The Rebel/Metal The Devil 12-inch Picture Disc
  • White Stripes, "Fell In Love With A Girl" B/W "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself" 7-inch vinyl
  • White Stripes, "Hotel Yorba" (Live at the Hotel Yorba) B/W "Rated X" (Live at the Hotel Yorba) 7-inch vinyl
  • White Stripes, "Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground" B/W "Stop Breaking Down" 7-inch vinyl
  • Lucinda Williams/Michael Chapman, "That Time of Night" 10-inch vinyl
  • Link Wray, "Big City After Dark," "Hold It.," "Dance Party Pts. 1 & 2" 7-inch vinyl
  • Neil Young, Psychedelic Pill deluxe vinyl 3-LP set
  • Frank Zappa, "Why Don'cha Do Me Right/Big Leg Emma" 7-inch vinyl
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