A couple of weeks ago we awarded reader Lane Fielder John Lennon’s 11-Disc Signature Box Set. Today we’re starting up another contest, this one for the 17-Disc Apple Box Set commemorating the label the Beatles launched in 1968. This new set was put together by Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI — all the discs are remastered, most include bonus material. Here’s a rundown of what’s collected on it:
James Taylor – James Taylor
Magic Christian Music – Badfinger
No Dice – Badfinger
Straight Up – Badfinger
Ass – Badfinger
Post Card – Mary Hopkin
Earth Song, Ocean Song – Mary Hopkin
That’s The Way God Planned It – Billy Preston
Encouraging Words – Billy Preston
Doris Troy – Doris Troy
Is This What You Want? – Jackie Lomax
Under The Jasmin Tree/Space – the Modern Jazz Quartet (a 2-on-1 CD)
The Whale /Celtic Requiem – John Tavener (a 2-on-1 CD)
Temple – The Radha Krsna
Come And Get It – 2-CD Collection of Bonus Tracks
It retails for $300.00. To be eligible to win, all you have to do is be a fan of Stereogum on Facebook, and submit a comment on this post with your favorite Apple-imprinted album after logging in via Facebook Connect (do not use your ‘Gum user account on this post — we’ll have to be able to check if you are a fan of Stereogum on FB when the sweepstakes ends). We’ll pick a winner from the comments posted here, at random. Deadline to enter is in two weeks: 11/19 at 5:30PM EST. Have your comment logged by then, and you’re in.
Get more info at applerecords.com.
Update: We have a winner and his name is Andy Shal. He voted for Badfinger’s Ass. Congrats, Andy.