Go West! The Contemporary Records Albums (180g – 3-LP Box Set)

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Go West! The Contemporary Records Albums combines legendary Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins’ two studio albums for Lester Koenig’s Contemporary Records, Way Out West and And The Contemporary Leaders, with a third disc, Contemporary Alternate Takes. Featuring remastered audio by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tapes, the set is presented on 180-gram 3-LP pressed at RTI and includes an expanded booklet with new notes and interview by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn, including a new 2021 interview with Sonny Rollins.

LP 1: Way Out West
Side One
1. I’m An Old Cowhand
2. Solitude
3. Come, Gone
Side Two
1. Wagon Wheels
2. There Is No Greater Love
3. Way Out West

LP 2: Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders
Side One
1. I’ve Told Ev’ry Little Star
2. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody
3. How High The Moon
4. You
Side Two
1. I’ve Found A New Baby
2. Alone Together
3. In The Chapel In The Moonlight
4. The Song Is You

LP3: Contemporary Alternate Takes
Side One
1. I’m An Old Cowhand (Alternate Take)
2. Come, Gone (Alternate Take)
Side Two
1. Way Out West (Alternate Take)
2. The Song Is You (Alternate Take)
3. You (Alternate Take)
4. I’ve Found A New Baby (Alternate Take)

• Recorded by Contemporary Records' legendary engineer Roy DuNann and are newly mastered from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman.
• 180-gram 3-LP, pressed at RTI
• Lacquers cut directly from original analog tapes to lacquer by legendary mastering engineer Bernie Grundman.
• Booklet features new liner notes and interview with Sonny Rollins by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn.
• Box set produced by Nick Phillips