2004 US exclusive limited edition 10-CD boxed set featuring a collection of rare and unissued recordings, creating the first comprehensive attempt to construct a monument in sound toAyler, including his previously unheard first and last recordings bookending music from every stage of his career, complete with a BONUS DISC which features Ayler as a member of the U.S Army Band! Housed in a lavish solid Spirit Box cast from the handcarved original, complete with a 208-page full colour hardbound book containing extensive Essays, unpublished Photos and Family Memorabilia, Artist Testimonials and an exhaustive chronology of his performance activities – An incredible set!
2011 Japanese Limited First Pressing Edition 8-CD set – 'Complete' is the ultimate The Smiths remasters collection, lovingly reworked by Johnny Marr and Rhino UK. It includes all four of the band's studio albums: 'The Smiths' , 'Meat Is Murder' , 'The Queen Is Dead' , 'Strangeways, Here We Come' ; their sole live album 'Rank' ; as well as firm fan favourite compilations 'Hatful Of Hollow' , 'The World Won’t Listen' and 'Louder Than Bombs' . Each album has been taken back to original tape sources and remastered by master-engineer Frank Arkwright, assisted by Johnny Marr at the Metropolis Studios in London, in the words of Mr Marr "The Smiths have never sounded so good". Housed in a sealed deluxe presentation box with each disc in a mini-LP album picture sleeve with Japanese sleevenotes booklet and contents/tracklisting obi-strip with mini album artwork.
1988 Dutch 176-track TEN CD boxed set featuring classic tracks recorded by Bird at his peak in the early fifties before his untimely death aged just thirty four on March 12th 1955, including a 96-page illustrated booklet with a foreword by the great Dizzy Gillespie, jewel case picture sleeves in outer slipcase picture box.