"The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings" box set, along with releases from Clapton and Petty, highlight this week's new classic rock titles:
Allman Brothers Band, "The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings" (UMe): This six-CD box set features every note played during the group's legendary March 1971 stand that resulted in the landmark live album "At Fillmore East."
Cactus, "Live in the USA" (Cleopatra): A concert set capturing the reunion of the trio`s original lineup during June of 2006 in New York City.
Eric Clapton & Friends, "The Breeze -- An Appreciation of JJ Cale" (Bushbranch/Surfdog): Clapton pays tribute to his late muse, who wrote "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," with help from Tom Petty, Mark Knopfler, Derek Trucks, Willie Nelson and others.
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye" (Reprise); Petty and company come out swinging again -- if not as hard as on 2010's "Mojo" than certainly with plenty of energy as well as nods to they're earlier albums on tracks such as "Forgotten Man" and "U Get Me High."
Various Artists, "A Salute to Creedence Clearwater Revival" (Cleopatra): Sonny Landreth, Duke Robillard, Blitzen Trapper, Trampled Under Foot and others pay tribute to favorites from the CCR catalog.
Rick Wakeman, "Journey to the Centre of the Earth," "Return to the Centre of the Earth" (Write Notes); The former Yes keyboardist has returned to the Jules Verne site of his greatest solo triumphs, re-recording both sets inspired by the novel to commemorate its 150th anniversary this year.