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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - I Learned The Hard Way 45s Box Set


Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' I LEARNED THE HARD WAY album now available as a LIMITED EDITION BOX SET on all 7" vinyl. This set features all twelve of the album cuts from the latest smash release I LEARNED THE HARD WAY on ELEVEN 45's including TEN BONUS TRACKS. It includes sought after INSTRUMENTAL MIXES of 8 of the original album tracks, perfect for DJ's, producers, or those who just want to dig deeper into the music on which the Dap-Kings built their second 100,000 seller. Plus, it features GIVE ME A REASON, the previously unreleased vocal counterpart to the hit instrumental THE REASON. And for those who missed the out of print WHEN I COME HOME 45 which was only available with the first pre-orders for the album, we've included that exclusive vocal here as well! The box set comes with an 8 page full color 7x7 booklet featuring never before seen live and behind the scenes photos from the I LEARNED THE HARD WAY sessions and release parties. Packed in custom made Daptone 45 dust sleeves, this set will be a must have for every 45 enthusiast and a crown jewel for the hardcore Daptone fan. Get your orders in fast as this is a LIMITED PRESSING and WILL NOT BE EXTENDED.


  1. The Game Gets Old Extended
  2. Give Me A Reason
  3. I Learned The Hard Way Instrumental
  4. Better Things Instrumental
  5. Give It Back Instrumental
  6. Money Instrumental
  7. When I Came Home
  8. Window Shopping Instrumental
  9. Ill Still Be True Organ Mix
  10. Without a Heart Instrumental


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