16 classic rock box sets you should buy right now
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It's the perfect time of year to buy last minute gifts for the one's you love or — more likely — brainstorm what you're going to spend on yourself with all those gift cards you asked the family for. 

Box sets are a great way to captivate a fandom and ensure that you have every piece of musical genius from the bands and artists you adore. So consider upgrading those broken CD cases with missing booklets and torn up vinyl cases for a collector's box with gorgeous art, multiple discs organized in one place and tons of extra swag to spread around your music room. 

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David Bowie: Five Years 1969-1973

This 12 disc box set is the perfect piece of history to remember the late Ziggy Stardust. All of the formats include tracks that have never before appeared on CD/digitally as well as new remasters. The set also includes a 128 pages book filled with rare photos. Amazon


Rush: R40 Live

If there’s one thing better than Rush, it’s Rush live. This four disc live collection celebrates “40+ years of epic rock.” Amazon


Van Morrison: ..It's Too Late to Stop Now...

This set includes three CDs and one DVD of previously unreleased footage and recordings from Morrison's mythic 1973 tour with the Caledonia Soul Orchestra. Amazon


Pink Floyd: The Early Years Box Set

This box set has everything a fan of early Pink Floyd is looking for. Eleven CDs, 8 Blu-ray Discs, 9 DVDs, 5 seven-inch vinyl singles, memorabilia, and more. Amazon


Prince: The Hits / The B-Sides

This set is perfect for any level of Prince fan. The three discs feature hits from the first decade-and-a-half of Prince’s career Amazon


AC/DC: Bonfire

Bonfire is a five-disc tribute to AC/DC’s original vocalist Bon Scott and was recorded live at New York's Atlantic Studios. Amazon


Nirvana: With The Lights Out

This box set features 81 tracks across 3 CDs (68 of which were previously unreleased), rare live recordings, studio outtakes and home demos. The set also includes a DVD with rare and unseen materials, such as home movies and rehearsal footage, and a 60-page booklet. Amazon


Bob Dylan: The Complete Album Collection Vol. One

Any fan of Bob Dylan needs this 47 disc box set featuring 35 studio titles, 6 live albums, the 2-CD "Side Tracks," and a hardcover book. Truly the ultimate collection for the ultimate fan. Amazon


Queen: The Platinum Collection: Greatest Hits I, II & III

This Killer Queen box set features 3 discs filled with 51 songs documenting the dynamic career and history of the band. Paired with a 48-page booklet, this box set will rock you. Amazon


Lynyrd Skynyrd: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Three discs filled with 47 Skynyrd songs that perfectly capture their career and includes never-before-heard concert performances. The set also includes a booklet filled with photos, history and more. Amazon


Eric Clapton: Crossroads

Enjoy four discs filled with 73 tracks of sultry tuned from Clapton and his many bands. Available on CD, vinyl and cassette. Amazon


Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984

The ultimate box set for any Bruce Springsteen fan featuring the music, recreated artwork, a 60 page book, memorabilia and more. Available on CD and vinyl. Amazon


The Police: Message In A Box: The Complete Recordings

Seventy-eight songs spanning 4 discs of classic The Police recordings from 1978 to 1983. Amazon


Eagles: Eagles, The Studio Albums 1972-1979

This box set includes all six Asylum studio albums produced by the Eagles from 1972 - 1979 The box set is available in CD, MP2 and vinyl. Amazon


The Who: The Ultimate Collection

This box set features 2 discs jammed packed with 35 masterpieces from The Who. Amazon


Gregg Allman: All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice Of Gregg Allman

This 2 disc, single DVD box set features the incredible work of Gregg Allman and his performances with many other artists, including; Widespread Panic, Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Martina McBride, Eric Church, Jackson Browne, Zac Brown, and The Allman Brothers Band among others. Amazon