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Merchandise from Candy Aid Musicians Fund
The nonprofit Sweet Relief Musicians Fund supplies help to all varieties of profession musicians who’re struggling to make ends meet whereas going through sickness, incapacity or age-related issues.
A method to assist Candy Aid assist others is to assist your self or your family members to some cool music-themed merch, from totes, T-shirts, tank tops, caps, mugs, luggage, sweatshirts and extra. Take a look at their “Music Heals” and “Music Is Love” strains. Proceeds from every buy go to assist these in want.
“Music Is Historical past” – $30
“Music Is History” by Questlove is each very private and sweepingly grounded within the historic, one of the fascinating music-based books of the 12 months.
The Roots’ five-time Grammy-winning producer and drummer picks one music per chapter from 1971-2001 and lets his encyclopedic thoughts fly, explaining the tune in its context, reaching again to its influences, connecting it to its influencers, and exploring popular culture and U.S. historical past.
“Billie Eilish” – $35
How did Billie Eilish grow to be Billie Eilish? You’ll be able to study in her songs or the Apple+ doc “Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry.” However there’s additionally the lots of of images of her rising up in Grand Central Publishing’s “Billie Eilish.” There’s certainly one of her as an toddler in a sling worn by her father as he performs the piano, and one other of her and her brother, Finneas, wanting mischievous as babies.
“I simply need you to see me and see my life, with your individual eyes,” she writes within the introduction. “I need to offer you a giant pile of images that talk for themselves.” They’re on the similar time deeply intimate snaps of a future Grammy-winning artist and but typically simply extraordinary pictures of a kid rising up in what appears a loving residence.
“A Life in Focus: The Images of Graham Nash” – $60
Singer-songwriter Graham Nash has been taking images longer than he is been making music. His assortment of photographs over time — “A Life in Focus: The Photography of Graham Nash,” out Nov. 30 — captures unguarded many fellow celebrities like Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Mama Cass Elliott, Twiggy and, in fact, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Younger.
“I have been a really fortunate man in some very unusual locations,” Nash writes within the introduction. Most of the photographs have a surreal taste, some have a political vibe and a few are simply random topics he encountered on a avenue.
“The Metallica Blacklist” field set – $150
Metallica’s 1991 self-titled LP, commonly known as the “Black Album,” is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this 12 months, and one solution to take part is by listening to an entire lot of people that aren’t in Metallica. “The Metallica Blacklist” is a four-hour, 53-track behemoth of covers by artists together with Phoebe Bridgers, Miley Cyrus, St. Vincent, Weezer and Elton John. They deal with legendary tracks from the album, together with “Enter Sandman,” “The Unforgiven,” “Nothing Else Issues,” “Wherever I Could Roam” and “Unhappy However True.”
The seven-LP vinyl field set retails for $150, a 4-CD model is $30 and the digital obtain prices $50. All income go to the charities of every contributing artist’s alternative together with Metallica’s personal basis, All Inside My Fingers.
“Tha Carter Singles Assortment” – $200
Lil Wayne has dropped the vinyl field set “Tha Carter Singles Collection,” which options 19 of the rapper’s hit 45 rpm information, together with “A Milli,” “Hustler Musik,” ” Love” and the unreleased till now “Carter III”-era music “Ya Dig.” Two liner lithographs and a booklet crammed with never-before-seen images are included within the field, which is embellished with Lil Wayne’s tattoos.
“Tha Carter” peaked at No. 5 in 2004 on the Billboard 200, “Tha Carter II” reached No. 2 a 12 months later, and each “”Tha Carter III” “Tha Carter IV” and “Tha Carter V” all reached to prime spots in 2008, 2011 and 2018, respectively.
“Billy Joel — The Vinyl Assortment, Vol. 1” – $250
Billy Joel is celebrating 50 years of constructing music this 12 months and he is reminding us all the way it began. “Billy Joel — The Vinyl Collection, Vol. 1” accommodates 9 LPs: His first six solo studio albums (“Chilly Spring Harbor,” “Piano Man,” “Streetlife Serenade,” “Turnstiles,” “The Stranger,” “52nd Avenue”) along with his first reside album (“Songs within the Attic”) and “Reside at The Nice American Music Corridor — 1975,” a beforehand unreleased live performance recording obtainable for the primary time within the field set as a double vinyl album.
The field additionally features a 50-page booklet highlighting Joel’s early profession via archival images, his insights on his songs, and tributes from fellow musicians, artists and celebrities.
The Related Press contributed to this report.