The Recording Academy Statement On Cleotha Staples
A 2005 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient as a member of the Staple Singers, Cleotha Staples - along with father "Pops" and siblings Mavis, Pervis, and Yvonne - was part of one of Stax Records' most important and successful acts.
Their songs spread messages of hope, brotherhood ...
Hullabaloo - A '60s Pop Music Flashback
Transporting viewers back to the days of go-go dancers, mod mini-skirts and swinging pop-rock sounds, HULLABALOO - A '60s FLASHBACK ( MY MUSIC ) is the first-ever retrospective of the fondly-remembered and highly-influential 1965-66 NBC-TV primetime series Hullabaloo. The top singers and groups of the ...
UME Releases 'Motown Originals: The Classic Songs That Inspired The Broadway Show!'
With a sound that has become one of the most significant musical accomplishments and stunning success stories of the 20th century, the timeless music of Motown continues to be embraced by every generation and will now be immortalized on Broadway.
In conjunction with the opening of this season's ...
For Beatles Fans, The Long And Winding Road Leads Back To Cleveland
Organizers of Abbey Road on the River are bringing the world's largest Beatles inspired music festival back to The Rock and Roll Capital Labor Day weekend, August 30-September 1, 2013. The festival originated in Cleveland in 2002 and then moved to Louisville three years later, so news of bringing it ...
Folk Singer/Songwriter, Heather McCready, Makes Simplicity Sublime And Sincerity Sweet In A Video Interview And Performance With Music Critic From The Dallas Morning News
Folk artist and singer/songwriter, Heather McCready, is not only recognized in the Dallas/ Forth Worth area for her passionate involvement in suicide prevention but is also earning high praise by the artistic community for her talents in creative folk music writing and performance. Heather has been ...
Classic Celtic Music From Smithsonian Folkways (Out 2/26)
Few genres carry such a rich and deep history as Celtic music, which reflects centuries of culture of the British Isles and Ireland as well as their North American inheritors. On February 26, Smithsonian Folkways will release the 20th compilation in its Classic series, 'Classic Celtic Music from Smithsonian ...
Legacy Recordings Honors Nina Simone As Artist Of The Month For February 2013
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, commemorates the life and music of Nina Simone on the occasion of the singer's 80th birthday and celebrates the iconic High Priestess of Soul as the label's Artist of the Month for February 2013.
Nina Simone , who would've turned ...
19' Hitmaker Paul Hardcastle Releases 'Electrofied 80s: Essential Paul Hardcastle' Out February 4, 2013
On February 4th Music Club Deluxe present 'Electrofied 80s: Essential Paul Hardcastle', the definitive, double-compilation-album retrospective, which maps out Paul's hugely successful and influential musical journey.
Paul is best know for the pioneering worldwide mega hit '19', and it's highly ...
International Superstar Julio Iglesias Revisits His Best-Loved Hits, Including Songs In English, Spanish, Italian, French And Portuguese For The New 1 - Greatest Hits Collection
The phenomenal 45-year career of international megastar Julio Iglesias, one of the world's ten best-selling recording artists with global sales in excess of 300 million units, is the focus of an inspired new collection of his signature songs entitled 1 - GREATEST HITS. The title is set for release April ...
Sony Masterworks Releases The Definitive Version Of Classical Barbra Available February 5, 2013
Though best known as one of the preeminent pop singers of our time, Barbra Streisand made a powerful statement in the classical music realm when she recorded Classical Barbra in 1973. Originally released in 1976, the album gained Streisand a raft of admirers in the classical music world. Glenn Gould ...
Quincy Jones And Sir Michael Caine To Celebrate Their 80th Birthday From Las Vegas At The Mgm Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas will celebrate the lives and legacies of two of the entertainment world's most influential stars, Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine , at the 17th annual Power of Love Gala on April 13, 2013 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, while raising funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo ...
Famed Guitarist's Unreleased Songs Will Create New Surge Of Fans For Jimi Hendrix Merch, Says Planet 13 Owner
Last week Rolling Stone magazine reported that 12 previously unreleased songs from famed guitarist Jimi Hendrix will be available on March 5th. This report of the 'new' album from the guitarist has perked the ears of Shawn Scott, owner of Planet 13, an online band shirt and merchandise store, "Based ...
80's Fest Proudly Announces Its 1st Annual Festival Bringing Back The Unforgettable 80's Decade With World-Class 80's Celebrities And 80's Themed Entertainment
On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3 PM till 10 PM, Karma Entertainment Group, LLC will hold the 1st Annual 80's Fest, an original 80's themed festival with a program that includes entertainment for all ages, food and drinks. The Festival will be held at Sunset Cove Amphitheater at 12551 Glades Road, ...
Ulrich Schnauss To Release New Album, A Long Way To Fall, For Domino/Scripted Realities In Early 2013
Throughout the last decade Ulrich Schnauss has produced three albums which perfectly captured his vision of taking the 90's 'Shoegaze' aesthetic and placing it into an electronic context. With the new album 'A Long Way To Fall' Ulrich felt the need to change and explore new avenues. The result is an ...
New Jimi Hendrix Single "Somewhere," From People, Hell & Angels, Premieres Online Now!
Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings launch a yearlong celebration of the life and music of Jimi Hendrix (who would've turned 70 November 27, 2012) - with the simultaneous release of People, Hell & Angels (a new album of twelve previously unreleased studio performances) and newly-struck mono ...
Ricky Nelson Remembered Among Pollstar's Top Viewed
Celebrity entertainers Matthew & Gunnar Nelson are delighted their popular RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED TOUR is among the top 20 list of most viewed concert tours on PollStar.com as they announce their 2013 tour dates.
With over 43 headline concerts announced already for 2013, "RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED" ...
Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite: Legacy Edition Announced For Elvis' Birthday, January 8
The 40th anniversary of the historic one-hour satellite broadcast of Elvis Presley from the Honolulu International Center Arena in January 1973, viewed by over 1.5 billion people worldwide, is now commemorated with the release of ALOHA FROM HAWAII VIA SATELLITE: LEGACY EDITION. This deluxe double-CD ...
Legacy Recordings Announces Newly Expanded Deluxe Edition Of Above, The Mythic Debut & Sole Studio Album From Seattle Rock Supergroup Mad Season
Legacy Recordings - the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment - will release a newly expanded Deluxe Edition of Above, the first and only album to be completed by Seattle-based rock supergroup Mad Season. Formed in 1994, Mad Season is vocalist Layne Staley (Alice In Chains), guitarist Mike McCready ...
Altered State fans have begun the Anniversary Countdown
Altered State fans have begun the Anniversary Countdown to :[dos]: (!) 20 Spectacular Years (!) Oct. 5th, 1993.
Rallying at the Altered State fan and the Official Altered State pages:http://www.facebook.com/groups/asdos93 and http://www.facebook.com/alteredstateband.
Altered State, has given ...
Legacy Recordings Commemorates Janis Joplin's 70th Birthday Honoring Iconic Singer As Label's First Artist Of The Month In January 2013
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, commemorates the life and music of Janis Joplin on the occasion of the singer's 70th birthday and celebrates the iconic electric blues singer as the label's first Artist of the Month in January 2013.
Legacy's Artist of the Month ...
The Recording Academy Statement Re: Patti Page
GRAMMY winner Patti Page was an extremely talented artist known for her unique and smooth vocal style. Throughout her seven-decade career, Page had hits such as "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?," "Old Cape Cod" and her version of "Tennessee Waltz," which kept her on the top of the charts and ...
The Three Degrees Are 50!
Powerworld Music presents: The longest formed female group in music history
The Three Degrees - Holding Back - 2013 Remixes.
Still going strong in their 50th year. Known for their association with the Royal Family,and were guests at the wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales.
"RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles" To Perform At Gallo Center For The Arts On January 15, 2013
The internationally acclaimed "RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles" takes the stage at the Gallo Center for the Arts Tuesday through Thursday, January 15 - 17. All performances are at 7: 30 pm.
Tickets are on sale now and range from $29 to $99. Groups of 15 or more are eligible for a 15% discount. For ...
Bernie Worrell Orchestra (Of Original Parliament-Funkadelic / Talking Heads) Performs At The Putnam Den In Saratoga Springs, NY On December 28, 2012
Rock and Funk legend, Bernie Worrell , recently digitally released two songs, "BWO is Landing" and "Get Your Hands Off." Combing elements of everything from jazz to salsa to funk and soul, these two tracks have something to offer every music lover. Both tracks are beautifully arranged and very danceable, ...
Tony Bennett's Entire Columbia Records Catalog Available Now On iTunes
Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings/RPM Records announce the recent addition of thirty-seven deep catalog album titles to the online discography of legendary recording artist Tony Bennett. Available now on iTunes: Tony Bennett 's entire Columbia Records catalog including his Columbia Records singles, ...
Ominvore Recordings Chronicles The Classic Years Of Country Music Pioneers With Collections By Wanda Jackson, George Jones And Merle Haggard
Omnivore Records will release definitive compilations by three giants of country and rockabilly music - Wanda Jackson, Merle Haggard and George Jones - on February 12, 2013. Having released musical appetizers in the form of ten-inch vinyl EPs on Record Store Day's Back to Black Friday, Omnivore will ...
Oneohtrix Point Never Releases 'Rifts' Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Featuring Five LPs!
'RIFTS' compiles Oneohtrix Point Never's (aka Daniel Lopatin) first three full albums - 'Betrayed in the Octagon', 'Zones Without People', and 'Russian Mind' - alongside a crop of rare and out-of-print CDR and cassette material in a deluxe, five LP vinyl box set, and three CD set.
'RIFTS' travels ...
Thirteen's Great Performances Chronicles Paul Simon's Graceland Journey
Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies begins with Paul Simon's 2011 emotional journey back to South Africa and the roots of his seminal album Graceland, but it unfolds into a kaleidoscopic portrait of the turbulent birth and ever-shifting life of a work of art.
Joe Berlinger's film ...
Taj Mahal's The Complete Columbia Albums Collection Box Set Features 13 Albums By The Legendary Blues Icon And World Music Pioneer, Covering 15 CDs And 170 Tracks
The career of American bluesman, roots radical, and pioneer of world music Taj Mahal is set to be celebrated next year with the release of THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA ALBUMS COLLECTION. This deluxe box set will include all ten of the two-time Grammy Award-winning artist's original Columbia albums, plus one ...
Love Songs, A New Career-Spanning Collection Of 18 Love Songs
Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings announce the release of She's Got A Way: Love Songs, a new collection of 18 essential love songs drawn from three decades of recordings by music legend and composer/singer songwriter, Billy Joel. This collection comes just in time for Valentine's Day.