Henry Gross to re-Release Iconic Album Onto Vinyl

Article Contributed by Renaissance Records | Published on Monday, June 28, 2021

From the great doo wop/rock revival outfit Sha Na Na comes Henry Gross and his fourth solo album, Release. Henry Gross is best known for his work in the soft rock genre as well as for acting as one of the founding members of Sha Na Na, appearing with them at the famous Woodstock festival. Upon leaving the group, Henry Gross signed with A&M and began to produce his solo albums.

Release includes hit single "Shannon" which peaked at number six on the US Billboard charts. The song was actually based upon a tragedy, the death of Carl Wilson's beloved pet dog. Henry Gross, as both fan and friend of The Beach Boys, dedicated the single to the lost pet and immortalized her with the song's popularity.

Renaissance Records has announced that Release by Henry Gross will be available to order this July of 2021 onto deluxe 180-gram vinyl. Release is a collection of ten songs written by Henry Gross, recording of which took place at The Record Plant, New York. Between September and November 1975, the ten tracks were recorded by a band of talented musicians accompanied Henry. He played electric and acoustic guitars and backing vocals.

Release by Henry Gross is now available for pre-order on renaissancerecordsus.com.