Watch Behind-the-Scenes Traveling Wilburys Footage: Exclusive Premiere
In honor of the upcoming Traveling Wilburys reissue campaign, Ultimate Classic Rock presents a pair of videos offering behind-the-scenes glimpses of the group.
The videos, presented courtesy of the Wilburys’ new catalog partner Concord Bicycle Music, show the making of “Devil’s Been Busy” and “Wilbury Twist,” a pair of tracks from their 1990 sophomore release Vol. 3. It’s all part of a multi-pronged initiative behind the Wilburys’ work, which includes reissues of both studio LPs and the Wilburys Collection box, as well as the first streaming availability of the albums.
The catalog relaunch is scheduled for June 3, when Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 and Vol. 3 are set to make their streaming debut alongside physical reissues of the albums and several editions of the box, including a limited-edition, numbered two-CD one-DVD version, a standard two-CD one-DVD package and a deluxe 180-gram vinyl collection.
“The global success of the Traveling Wilburys reissues in 2007 was one of our career highlights,” said Concord Bicycle CEO Scott Pascucci and catalog SVP Sig Sigworth in a joint statement. “So we are very proud to bring the Wilburys’ catalog to Concord Bicycle Music and work with these incredible songs and musicians a second time.”
The Wilburys’ catalog has had a somewhat bumpy journey over the years, falling out of print for an extended period prior to the 2007 editions mentioned in Pascucci and Sigworth’s statement. Pent-up demand for the records sent The Traveling Wilburys Collection to the top of the charts in the U.K. and into the Top 10 in the U.S., earning a gold certification from the RIAA along the way. Visit the official band site for more information and order your copy of the collection.
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