Universal Music Enterprises' Popular 'Icon' Series Continues
Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) continues its acclaimed ICON series with several new releases out today, including hit-stacked 2-CD collections for Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Kenny Rogers, Trisha Yearwood, and Chris LeDoux, as well as essential single-disc collections ...
Austin's '60s Music Scene Comes Back To Life With Digital Re-release
Sonobeat Records (1967-1976) was an integral seed of the Austin, Texas, music revolution that began in the mid-'60s. Sonobeat's prodigious output introduced Johnny Winter, Eric Johnson, Rusty Wier, the Afro-Caravan, and dozens of other luminary Texas musicians to the world, but its commercial singles ...
Heart's Legendary Second Album 'Magazine' Gets Reissued On Hybrid SACD
Heart fans are ecstatic with the release of the band's evocative and controversial second album 'Magazine' on Hybrid SACD by Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity! 'Magazine' shows Heart while they were still an idealistically young band, before they became such a worldwide phenomenon. Their second album ...
Merle Haggard's 45th Anniversary "Okie From Muskogee" To Be Released On March 25, 2014
Originally released in December 1969, the live album OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE was released shortly after the single "Okie From Muskogee" reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart. The song served to refute the counter-culture of the late 1960s while extolling the virtues of a small-town, conservative ...
Folk Legends Peter, Paul & Mary's 1962 Debut Album To Be Released On Hybrid SACD By Audio Fidelity March 4, 2014
The group that transformed American folk music into '60s pop, legendary Peter, Paul & Mary's debut 1962 self-titled album will be released on Hybrid SACD by Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity on March 4, 2014. One of the best albums to come out of the 1960s folk music revival, the trio's debut release ...
New Yorkers Toxic Shock Reunite For First Show In Two Decades
Seminal New York heavy metal band Toxic Shock will reunite this March for its first show in over two decades.
The group, which was started in the late-'80s by a group of bored suburban New York teens and completed upon finding a guitarist in a now-defunct shopping mall arcade, had just begun to ...
"A Matter Of Trust - The Bridge To Russia": Billy Joel's Historic 1987 Russian Tour Revisited On DVD/Blu-Ray Concert Film, 2CD Live Album And Deluxe Box Set
Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Billy Joel's A MATTER OF TRUST--THE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA, the artist's historic 1987 Russian concert tour revisited on DVD/Blu-ray and CD, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
A MATTER OF TRUST--THE BRIDGE TO ...
Elvis Presley's Graceland Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of Rock 'N' Roll With New Exhibit Titled "60 Years Of Elvis"
On July 5, 1954, a delivery truck driver named Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studio in Memphis and recorded "That's All Right" with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black. Memphis DJ Dewey Phillips played the song on July 8 on WHBQ radio and the switchboard lit up. Rock 'n' Roll was born and ...
Suede To Release Single Box Sets On April 14, 2014!
On April 14th Suede will release two brand new (and limited to 1000 copies worldwide each) CD and 7" single box sets featuring all 24 Suede singles from 1992 - 2013.
The CD Singles box set will feature nearly every Suede b-side across all previous formats of each single, including a number of hard ...
Arista/Legacy Recordings Unveils The Essential Eric Carmen
Arista/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced the release of The Essential Eric Carmen , a 30-track retrospective of the legendary singer/songwriter's four-and-a-half decade career. The two-disc set arrives in stores on March 25th and is available now for pre-order ...
Audio Fidelity To Release Barry White 'Can't Get Enough' Limited Numbered Edition 180g Vinyl On February 18, 2014
Much to the excitement of Barry White fans worldwide, Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity is releasing a limited numbered edition 180g vinyl LP of soul legend Barry White's critically acclaimed 1974 masterpiece 'Can't Get Enough' on February 18, 2014! 'Can't Get Enough' made Rolling Stone magazine's ...
Rainbow The Singles Box Set 1975-1986 Includes 19 Discs Of Rainbow's Best Work
As one of the cornerstones of British Rock, Rainbow, led by the never-predictable but ever-astonishing guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, became synonymous with some of the most well regarded and popular charting Rock songs of the seventies and eighties. From the mystic and quasi-religious 'Man On The Silver ...
Hard Rock Releases "Lost Lennon Interview" From 1968
Hard Rock shares a valuable piece of music history with the world as the entertainment brand opens its memorabilia vault to release a 1968 interview with John and Yoko Ono Lennon conducted by then-college student Maurice Hindle.
The two-hour interview, shared with fans for the first time ever in its ...
New Re-Issue Of Rare Fankhauser Cassidy Band CD 'On The Blue Road' Featuring Guitar Icon Merrell Fankhauser And Spirit Drum Legend Ed Cassidy Now Available!
Merrell Fankhauser is considered one of the main innovators of surf music and psychedelic folk rock, and is widely known as the leader of the instrumental surf group The Impacts who had the international hit "Wipeout". His travels from Hollywood to his 15 year jungle experience on the island of Maui ...
Lee Hazlewood Industries Anthology Released By Light In The Attic Records
Light In The Attic Records recently released There's A Dream I've Been Saving, an expansive anthology of Lee Hazlewood's Lee Hazlewood Industries (LHI) record label highlighting its catalog from 1966-1971.
The box set, which Light In The Attic Records calls its "most expansive and lavishly ...
Legacy Recordings Celebrates Duke Ellington As Artist Of The Month For February 2014, Black History Month
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, honoring the American composer as Artist of the Month for Black History Month, February 2014.
A century ago, in 1914, a teenage Duke Ellington, working in Washington ...
Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - The Ultimate Reissue Out March 25, 2014
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road , the seminal, 1973 breakthrough album, has been remastered and will be issued on CD, vinyl, limited-edition yellow vinyl, and in a box set featuring recordings of "Live at Hammersmith 1973" on CD, a DVD of Bryan Forbes' 1973 film Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye to ...
I'm Not the Beatles: The John & Yoko Interviews With Howard Smith, 1969-1972
This eight CD box set features John Lennon & Yoko Ono's five iconic conversations with Village Voice journalist and radio personality Howard Smith. These in-depth discussions about music, love, creativity, peace and politics illuminate the couple's transformation from Beatles into revolutionaries.
Arista/Legacy Set To Release The Alan Parsons Project - The Complete Albums Collection On March 31, 2014
Arista Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release The Alan Parsons Project - The Complete Albums Collection on March 31, 2014.
An 11-CD box set, The Alan Parsons Project - The Complete Albums Collection covers the APP's complete history from 1976-1987, ...
The Recording Academy Statement Re: Pete Seeger
Three-time GRAMMY winner and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Pete Seeger was a living history of America's music and conscience. A singer, songwriter, and social activist, he played a major role in the revival of folk music in the late 1950s. His iconic songs - such as "We Shall ...
Cyndi Lauper Celebrates Her Record Breaking Debut Album With 'She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration'
Music icon Cyndi Lauper will celebrate the anniversary of her groundbreaking, record-setting debut album with She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration which will be released through Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, on April 1, 2014 and is available for pre-order on ...
Columbia Records Announces Billy Joel's Complete Studio Albums Catalog Is Now Mastered For iTunes
Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce the release of Billy Joel - The Complete Albums Collection, all of the artist's studio albums now Mastered For iTunes, available today on iTunes: iTunes.com/BillyJoel .
The Billy Joel artist page ...
Columbia Records & Legacy Recordings Set To Release Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration - Deluxe Edition For First Time On DVD And Blu-Ray Disc
Columbia Records and Legacy Recording, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration - Deluxe Edition (http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1001297451) in three configurations (2CD, 2DVD, Blu-ray Disc) on Tuesday, March ...
Gonzo Multimedia To Release Rare Albums By Sax Legend Gary Windo Featuring Pink Floyd's Nick Mason!
To the great excitement of music fans worldwide, Gonzo Multimedia is releasing three rare albums by sax legend Gary Windo, one of which features Robert Wyatt and Pink Floyd's Nick Mason. Windo was a highly original musician with an instantly recognizable style, and was involved in the Seventies with ...
Reprise Records To Release 'Greatest Hits' Album From My Chemical Romance
Reprise Records will release a greatest hits album from platinum-selling modern rock band My Chemical Romance, entitled May Death Never Stop You, on March 25th, one year since MCR announced that they had called it quits on March 22nd, 2013.
"The title is fitting, because as sad as it was to say ...
Music Pioneer Loreena McKennitt Celebrates 30th Career Anniversary With Retrospective For UME On March 4, 2014
With 14 million albums sold, a pair of Juno Awards and two Grammy nominations, Loreena McKennitt is celebrating the 30 th anniversary of her singular career as an artist known for her groundbreaking blend of Celtic sounds and World Beat. This career is now documented on Universal Music Enterprises' ...
Big Names & Rising Stars On 'Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne,' Available April 1, 2014
Ben Harper, Don Henley, Lyle Lovett, Keb' Mo', Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen & Patti Scialfa and Lucinda Williams on Double Disc Set.
'Looking into You' (due out April 1 from Music Road Records), the first ever tribute album honoring Jackson Browne, features 23 hits and deep album cuts alike ...
Tommy Roe Set For Return Performance On Half Century Anniversary Of The Beatles' Landmark First Concert In North America
Following their triumphant debut on the Ed Sullivan show on February 9, 1964, The Beatles very first concert in America took place at 8:31 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, at the Washington Coliseum at 3rd & M Streets, NE. The sell-out show was attended by 8,092 screaming fans, who each paid ticket prices ...
Carole King Honored As Legacy Recordings' Artist Of The Month For January 2014
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of four-time Grammy Award, Lifetime Achievement Award and Grammy Trustees recipient Carole King as the label's Artist of the Month for January 2014.
The Artist of the Month campaign coincides with ...
The Allman Brothers Band Unveil Classic Live Set On Play All Night: Live At The Beacon Theatre 1992
Epic/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced the release of Play All Night: Live At The Beacon Theatre 1992, a new two-disc set from the one and only Allman Brothers Band. The collection highlights the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers' first-ever extended run at the venerable ...