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Neil Young Announces Two 'Original Release Series' Box Sets

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Neil Young has announced two Original Release Series, four-disc box sets, which collect remastered editions of every album Young released—including the rare, much sought-after 1973 live album, Time Fades Away—from 1973 to 1979.

The first box set—Original Release Series 5-8—features Time Fades Away, On the Beach, Tonight's the Night, and Zuma, and is limited to 3,000 sets that are available now.

The second box set—Original Release Series8.5-12—features Long May You Run (a 1976 album Young recorded with Stephen Stills and the Stills-Young Band,) American Stars 'N' Bars, Comes a Time, Rust Never Sleeps, and Live Rust, and is also limited to 3,000 sets that are available now.

Each title has been remastered from the original analog master studio recordings at Bernie Grundman Mastering, with John Hanlon of Neil Young's production team, and has been approved by Young himself.

You can acquire the box sets for yourself here (opens in new tab) and here (opens in new tab).For more on Neil Young, stop by his website.

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.