New George Harrison best-of CD collection on the way

Let It Roll: The Music of George Harrison, a new compilation of the former Fab's best work will be out June 16, Rolling Stone reports.

All the tracks on Let It Roll will be digitally remastered and assembled in deluxe packaging with rare and unseen photographs. The album will also be released digitally. According to the press release, Harrison’s solo hits “My Sweet Lord,” “Isn’t It A Pity,” “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” and “Got My Mind Set On You” will all be included on the set, and you can assume the collection’s namesake track, All Things Must Pass‘ “Let It Roll,” will also make the cut. Three of Harrison’s most popular songs that he penned for the Beatles are also on the track list: “Something,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and “Here Comes The Sun” from Harrison’s 1971 Concert For Bangladesh from New York’s Madison Square Garden. The full track list is expected to be announced soon.

New comics April 15, 2009:

Titles of note this week. Click the links to order discounted books from Amazon:

HERBIE ARCHIVES VOL. 3 Man, these reprints of Ogden Whitney's humor title are coming fast and furiously, aren't they? I've enjoyed what I've seen of "Herbie" and would enjoy getting these books but, alas, there just so much to buy these days. Like food. And beer.

This is a really nice title for young/beginning readers. Like my daughter!

My weekly Spidey fix!

"Essential"? Seriously?

SUB-MARINER COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 New and reprinted Subby stories.

ALEX TOTH GOES HOLLYWOOD This isn't listed on Amazon, so you'll need to ask yer comic shop about ordering it. Sounds great. Here's the solicit info: Alex Toth recreates adventures on the silver screen and the small screen in this collection that features 160 pages of stories including Roy Rogers, The FBI Story, The Lennon Sisters, Range Rider, 77 Sunset Strip, Gale Storm, The Sea Hunt, and more!

Pop links: Spidey sounds, Phil Spector, Batman trading card art, more "Spectacle" from Elvis Costello

Today in sharity:


NPR recounts the troubled, and troubling, career of record producer and convicted second-degree murderer Phil Spector.

Long before the jury's final verdict, Spector had vanished from the music industry. He hadn't completed an album since the 1970s. But it almost didn't matter. Spector produced some of the greatest recordings of the 20th century — with Ike and Tina Turner, The Ronettes, The Beatles and many others — but his work was always colored by his mental state.


A "special edition bundle" for the upcoming Beatles: Rock Band game will include instruments modeled after the band's own guitars, bass and drums.


Golden Age Comic Book Stories presents some 1960s Batman trading card art by Norman Saunders.


The Sundance Channel is renewing Elvis Costello's "Spectacle" music talk show.

Doctor Who vintage paperbacks pt. 3