Looking to box up a box for your manically rock-loving loved ones? Or just hoping to wrap up your year by wrapping up a big-ticket item for yourself? For a diehard music fan, nothing says "merry" quite like getting your hands on a retrospective boxed set, whether it includes six discs or 63. (No lie: This year's Johnny Cash set really does get up to that number.)
We scoured the best that veteran artists had to dig up for us and came up with a dozen of 2012's best, most covetable box-a-ramas to recommend to you. Forgive us for allowing the Beatles and Rolling Stones to each be represented twice on this list, but for some artists, when it archivally rains, it archivally pours.
December 2012 has got to be a banner month for turntable sales, at least as far as the 21st century goes. Because how many Beatlemaniacs will be investing in this all-inclusive vinyl collection first, then remembering they have to have something to play LPsRead More »from A Gift Guide to 2012′s Best Boxed Sets: Beatles, Stones, Elvis, Johnny, Jacko, Floyd, and More