Gift Ideas: Maple Music Boxed-Sets

In no particular order and anything but complete, we offer a selection of offerings that are mostly available on digital platforms as collectable sets or digital files.

Max WebsterThe Party: 1976-82: An 8-disc set includes unreleased studio and live tracks mixed by Terry Brown and Greg Wells and a 32-page booklet.

Buffalo SpringfieldBuffalo Springfield: A 4-disc set featuring a band that included Neil Young, Steve Stills, Richie Furay, Bruce Palmer and Dewey Martin spans a career that lasted 25 months from April 1966 to May 1968 and includes two official album releases and 36 previously unreleased tracks.

Neil Young A Letter Home: Includes 2 vinyl LPs, 6 6” clear vinyl 33 rpm discs, CD, DVD and a digital download card encapsulating a collection of covers with Jack White on a refurbished 1947 Voice-O-Graph recording booth at Third Man's Nashville headquarter. The song list includes covers of Bert Jansch’s “Needle of Death” (which inspired Young to write 1972’s “Needle and the Damage Done”), Bob Dylan's “Girl from the North Country”, Willie Nelson’s “Crazy”, Don Everly’s “I Wonder If I Care as Much” and Bruce Springsteen’s “My Home Town”.

Neil YoungOfficial Releases, Discs 1-4: Remastered editions of the first four solo albums includes Neil Young, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, After the Gold Rush and Harvest.

Neil Young Original Releases, Discs 5-8: Digital remasters of On the Beach, Time Fades Away, Tonight's the Night and Zuma.

Neil YoungOriginal Releases, Discs 8.5-12: Digital remasters of Long May You Run, American Stars 'N Bars, Comes A Time, Rust Never Sleeps and Live Rust.

The Tragically HipThe Complete Collection: 1978–2016: A 15 vinyl LP collection contains all 13 of the band's studio albums, along with their self-titled EP and Live Between Us live album. The releases have all been remastered and pressed to 180-gram vinyl.

Michel PagliaroPagliaro Collection: 13-disc complete collection of the Montreal rocker’s recorded output.

Oscar PetersonExclusively for My Friends: 6-disc vinyl or 4-CD set recorded in Villingen, Germany, between 1963 and 1968 for the MPS imprint.

Oscar PetersonThe Song Books: 5 CD set includes a bonus 30 tracks not included in the original individual series releases. With Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen, the trio covers works by Cole Porter, Irvin Berlin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Howard Arlen, George Gershwin, and the Harry Warren, Vincent Youmans & Jimmy McHugh songbooks.

RushA Farewell To Kings: This 40th anniversary edition spans 8 discs that include 3 CDs, a Blu-ray disc housing a 1976 Rush concert recorded at London's Hammersmith Odeon and newly mixed by long-time Rush engineer and original A Farewell to Kings producer Terry Brown, 4 vinyl LPs, two lithographs with original artwork by Hugh Syme, a 12-inch turntable mat and a reproduction of Rush's original 1978 tour program.

The Diodes The Diodes: A coloured 5-vinyl LP collection that includes authorized and remastered reissues of the punk band’s first three albums, The Diodes, Released, and Action/Reaction, as well as a fourth LP collecting out-takes, and “collectors’ gems” and the lot pressed on coloured vinyl.

Anvil 5 Original Albums in One Box: The soon-to-be Metal Hall of Fame inductees wedge the albums Strength Of Steel, Pound For Pound, Worth The Weight, Plugged In Permanent, Absolutely No Alternative into one box with original art sleeves.

Diane DufresneX 15: A 15-disc collection by the French-Canadian singer offers highlights from an extraordinary career that spans more than 30 albums since her debut on vinyl in 1969. The OC has also been made Legion of Honour in France, a Knight of the National Order of Quebec, and holds a Felix lifetime achievement award, and a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award.

Glenn GouldThe Goldberg Variations. The Complete Unreleased Recording Sessions: The deluxe set features his complete 1955 recording sessions of "Bach's Variations" over 5 CDs (including the studio conversations between him and his producer), plus the final album on both CD and heavyweight 180g vinyl, as well as an extra Gould Discusses his Performances of same CD with Tim Page. The doorstopper also comes with a 280-page hardcover book with pics.

Gordon Lightfoot The United Artists’ Years: 3CD set contain all of the material that was recorded on his first five albums and contain what many consider to be his classic-era songs. The first four albums (on the first two discs) are studio albums, while the last album consists of live performances from a series of concerts at Massey Hall in 1969.

Joni MitchellThe Studio Albums: 10CD box set spans Songs to A Seagull through to and including Mingus. Each disc is housed in a mini replica of the original record cover and includes the lyrics.

Leonard CohenThe Complete Studio Albums Collection: Not quite complete but the 11-disc set contains eleven CD box set contains all of the albums from 1968 to 2004:

Hank Snow Greatest Hits & Favorites: The 3-disc, 44-song collection includes his early era and prime '50s hits.

Beau DommageBeau Dommage: This 5-disc + 2 DVD (or 7 LP) set celebrates the celebrated group’s career that captured the hearts and minds of Quebecers in the ‘70s.

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