If you are going to be brave enough to face the crowds and traffic this Friday, then here's are some selected highlights from the full list of the over 150 Record Store Day Black Friday releases set for this Friday:
America - Highlights From Heritage: Home Recordings/Demos 1970-1973 LP - This is the first vinyl release of this 2017 collection.
The B-52's - Cosmic Thing LP - The band's biggest album -- with "Love Shack" and "Roam" -- is back in print on vinyl.
Blue Oyster Cult - Some Enchanted Evening (Legacy Edition) double LP - The expanded version of the 1978 album gets its first vinyl pressing.
The Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Legacy Edition) four-LP set - The expanded version of the classic 1968 country rock album gets its first vinyl pressing.
Cheap Trick - The Epic Archive Vol. 2 (1980-1983) double LP - The set mixes live cuts, remixes, soundtrack cuts and more.
Eric Clapton - Happy Xmas 12-inch single - This has two tracks not on his upcoming holiday album.
Alice Cooper - Live From the Astroturf Full Performance LP - This was recorded in October 2015.
Sheryl Crow - Tuesday Night Music Club double LP - Her debut album gets its first vinyl release in the U.S.
Chris Cornell - "When Bad Does Good" 7-inch single - This is backed by Temple of the Dog's "Stargazer (Live at the Paramount)."
Dio - Holy Diver Live at 35 12-inch - The A-side features the song recorded live at Donington in 1983 with the studio version of "Electra"on the B-side.
Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band - Almost Acoustic CD and double LP - This long out-of-print 1988 live album finally gets reissued.
Grateful Dead - Playing in the Band, Seattle, WA 5/21/74 LP - This version of "Playing in the Band" is the longest uninterrupted Grateful Dead song ever recorded, clocking in at 47 minutes long! It's split over the two sides.
Guns n' Roses - "Shadow of Your Love" 7-inch - This single was originally only available in the Locked 'N' Loaded box set.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Burning of the Midnight Lamp Mono EP 7-inch - This has three unreleased mixes of tracks on Electric Ladyland.
Al Jardine - A Postcard From California LP - the 2010 solo debut from the Beach Boy comes to vinyl and has guest appearances from Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Neil Young, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Steve Miller, Glen Campbell and America.
Joan Jett - Bad Reputation (Music From the Original Motion Picture) LP - The soundtrack to the documentary includes a couple of previously unreleased songs.
Judas Priest - Rocka Rolla LP - The band's debut album is back in print.
Bob Marley and the Wailers - Catch a Fire LP - A 45th anniversary edition of the album comes in a replica of the original "Zip-O Lighter" jacket.
Paul McCartney - "I Don't Know"/"Come On To Me" 7-inch - This is a limited edition, hand-numbered, one-time pressing of two tracks from Egypt Station.
Jim Morrison and The Doors - An American Prayer LP - The final studio album by The Doors, originally released in November 1978, is back in print as a limited 40th Anniversary edition.
Ramones - Live in Glasgow December 19, 1977 double LP - This live set was originally released in 2017 as part of the Rocket to Russia 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.
Keith Richards - Run Rudolph Run (40th Anniversary) 12-inch EP - This has two non-holiday tracks on the B-side -- "The Harder They Come" and "Pressure Drop."
Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything? double LP - Rundgren’s third studio album, originally released in February 1972, comes with a bonus 7-inch single of "Hello It's Me."
Sting and Shaggy - "Skank Up (Oh Lawd)" and "Oh Carolina/We’ll Be Together (Live)" 7-inch - This features a new song from the unlikely duo, plus a live mash-up.
Stone Temple Pilots - Live 2018 LP - A live album recorded during the band’s 2018 tour featuring new lead singer Jeff Gutt.
Talking Heads - Remain in Light LP - The band's 1980 album is back in print on red vinyl.
U2 - Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me 12-inch single - There's a remastered version of the 1995 song from Batman Forever along with "The Gotham Experience Remix" with vocals by Gavin Friday and Arcade Fire’s Regine Chassagne.
Yes - Time and a Word LP - This reissue is of the rare original German edition, which features alternate mixes, a tracklisting and a front cover.
The Zombies - Odessey and Oracle Picture Disc LP - This is the first time this classic album has been released as a picture disc.