Omnivore Recordings Acquires Nighthawk And Ru-Jac Labels Plus Publishing; Reissues Planned For 2017 And 2018
St. Louis reggae label Nighthawk Records was co-founded in 1976 by Robert Schoenfeld in a close partnership with musician and producer Leroy Jodie Pierson. Originally a label dedicated to post-World War II blues compilations, Nighthawk shifted its focus solely to reggae by 1980, issuing albums by genre ...
Engelbert Humperdinck Set To Release 'The Man I Want To Be' On November 24, 2017
Iconic careers don't come any bigger than Engelbert Humperdinck's. One would be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn't familiar with his multi-platinum selling hits such as "Release Me", "The Last Waltz" or "After the Lovin'". These and many more of his hits have contributed greatly to 150 million worldwide ...
No Doubt First And Foremost: UMe Celebrates 25th Anniversary Of No Doubt's Self-Titled Debut Album With Special Vinyl Reissue
No Doubt's eponymous 1992 debut album introduced the world to a one-of-a-kind band that would soon dominate the music world with their dynamic sound. With such early hits as "Trapped In A Box" exemplifying the group's original ska-pop sound, No Doubt kicked off the band's career with a bang, laying ...
Tears For Fears Still Rule The World With Their Greatest Hits Album Out November 10, 2017
Following a sold-out summer arena tour highlighted by their triumphant UK return in front of 65,000-plus fans as special guests of The Killers during British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park, - [vocals, guitar, keyboards] and [vocals, bass, keyboards] - close out 2017 with the release of their first ...
The Carpenters 'The Vinyl Collection' To Be Released Worldwide
On November 17, A&M/UMe will release The Vinyl Collection, a new career-spanning 12-LP vinyl box set chronicling the recorded output of one of the most celebrated and best loved duos in pop/rock history, the Carpenters.
The Carpenters' box set includes all 12 albums replicated on 180-gram black ...
'Louisiana Hayride' 20-CD Box From Bear Family Due Oct. 20; Rare Performances From Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, More.
For more than two decades, the Louisiana Hayride radio show was a Saturday night staple for music lovers. Broadcast by Shreveport, Louisiana's KWKH-AM from 1948-1960, Hayride stood as the chief rival to the now better-known Grand Ole Opry. While the Opry favored established Nashville stars, Hayride ...
Muddy Waters' Seminal Debut LP "The Best Of Muddy Waters" To Be Reissued On Vinyl For First Time In 30 Years On November 10, 2017
Few pieces of art have been as influential as Muddy Waters' seminal debut album The Best of Muddy Waters, a humble piece of vinyl released by an upstart label in 1958 that served as The Big Bang for rock 'n' roll and the ensuing half century of modern popular culture. On November 10, Geffen/UMe will ...
The Moody Blues' 'Days Of Future Passed' Celebrated With 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
The Moody Blues' Days Of Future Passed will be celebrated with an expanded 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition to be released November 17 by UMe. The deluxe 2CD/DVD and digital audio edition features the album's newly restored original 1967 stereo mix, which makes its CD debut here. Due to a damaged master ...
King Crimson To Release "Official Bootleg: Live In Chicago, June 28th, 2017" & Sailors' Tales (1970 - 1972) - Limited Edition 27 Disc Boxed Set
King Crimson's "Official Bootleg: Live in Chicago, June 28th, 2017," a two CD set, taken from the band's most recent US tour, will be released on October 13, 2017. Presented as a King Crimson Collectors' Club special edition, King Crimson's "Live in Chicago is packaged in a media-book style hard cover ...
The Searchers' 'Another Night: The Sire Recordings' Brought Brit Invasion Band Into Punk/New Wave Era, Coming December 8, 2017
During the British Invasion, there was another Liverpool band topping the charts worldwide. The Searchers had 11 Top 40 hits between 1963 and 1966 in the U.K., including three #1s with "Needles and Pins," "Sweets for My Sweet," and "Don't Throw Our Love Away." There were eight hits in the U.S. including ...
The Paul McCartney Archive Collection
Paul McCartney's critically acclaimed and multiple Grammy Award-winning Archive Collection will offer fans another chance to complete their collections on November 17, 2017. That date will see the MPL/Capitol/UMe reissues of the first eight Archive Collection titles in affordable single CD digipak and ...
The Rolling Stones - On Air
December 1, 2017 will see the release of The Rolling Stones - On Air, a collection of rarely heard radio recordings from their formative years. The songs, including eight the band have never recorded or released commercially, were originally broadcast on bygone UK BBC shows such as Saturday Club, Top ...
Brian Wilson Tracks New Song At United Recording
Legendary recording artist Brian Wilson completed a new song, "Run, James, Run," at United Recording. The song is included in his new "Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology" compilation album.
"Brian is at the top of his game," said Wesley Seidman, a United staff engineer who has worked with Wilson ...
The Box In Black: Johnny Cash's Beloved "Unearthed" Collection Returns As Monolithic Nine-LP Vinyl Box Set On November 3, 2017
In the last decade of a career that spanned half a century, Johnny Cash capped off his musical legend with a breathtaking final act, recording a series of raw, stripped-down albums with producer Rick Rubin. Those albums reestablished Cash as a vital artist, while adding a remarkable closing chapter ...
Certified Classics Announces Inaugural Release Of Vinyl Reissues
Certified Classics announced today eight new vinyl pressings available in stores everywhere on October 20. These titles represent some of the greatest hip-hop and R&B of the '80s, '90s and '00s. Several titles are presented as brand-new color variants, and three titles make their debut on vinyl.
Elton John Announces 'Diamonds' Ultimate Greatest Hits Compilation Out November 10, 2017
Elton John today announces the forthcoming release of 'Diamonds.' Released on November 10th through UMe, 'Diamonds' is the ultimate greatest hits collection from Elton John and will be available on 1CD, 2CD, 3CD limited edition boxset, 2LP heavy-weight gatefold vinyl and digital formats. Kicking off ...
The Keith Emerson Estate Announces The Re-release Of Emerson Plays Emerson On CD & Download
The Keith Emerson Estate is pleased to announce the re-release of the celebrated album of Keith Emerson keyboard (and rare) pieces, Emerson Plays Emerson, which has long been out of print and a collector's item.
The re-release uses a fresh transfer of the master tapes by Abbey Road, a 2017 remaster, ...
Tim Buckely Unreleased Live Recordings Unearthed, Coming From Manifesto Records
While Tim Buckley's album Dream Letter (recorded in 1968 but not released until 1990) is the perfect, sublime example of his in-concert genius, Live at the Troubadour 1969 (released in 1994) has long been a fan favorite, with its improvisational raw energy in songs that stretch toward or past the 10-minute ...
60th Anniversary Of "Funny Face" Celebrated With Deluxe, Expanded Version Of Soundtrack From Classic Film Starring Fred Astaire And Audrey Hepburn
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the classic Audrey Hepburn/Fred Astaire musical film, "Funny Face," Verve Records/UMe is releasing an expanded version of the colorful soundtrack featuring, for the first time ever, all the songs from the beloved romantic comedy resequenced in the order in which ...
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce The Reissue Of The Seminal Breakthrough Album 'Fever To Tell'
YEAH YEAH YEAHS have announced details of a vinyl reissue of their seminal, ground-breaking debut, Fever To Tell, on October 20th through Interscope Records / UMe. The album will be available as a Limited Edition Deluxe Box, Standard LP, and Digital deluxe and standard re-mastered editions. Pre-Order ...
Frank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency To Be Released As Massive "Halloween 77" Costume Box Set On October 20
By 1977, Frank Zappa's Halloween shows were already the stuff of legends. While the shows began in the late '60s, around 1972, these monumental performances would become annual events, initially in Passaic, NJ and Chicago, IL before moving to New York City in 1974, where they'd remain. NYC (and its ...
French Music Legends Magma Release Rare 1973 Mostly Acoustic Version Of "Mekanik Kommandoh" With Orchestra Choir!
From the very first short version recorded in the summer of 1971 on the compilation album "PUISSANCE 13 + 2" to the spring 1973 version on the eponymous album, "MEKANIK DESTRUKTIW KOMMANDOH" slowly evolved over time. "MEKANIK KOMMANDOH" is the last stage before the definitive version. Recorded in January ...
America's Heritage: Home Recordings/Demos 1970-1973 Contains Home Recordings And Unissued Songs From First Three Albums
Sons of U.S. servicemen stationed in England, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley and Dan Peek met in high school in 1967. The three teenagers ultimately formed a band that was inspired by the British Invasion. Soon they began writing their own material, a rich mix of pop, folk and rock, done in the burgeoning ...
Uriah Heep Announce Release Of Raging Through The Silence 2CD/1DVD & Picture Disc LP Selections From Totally Driven
Uriah Heep is pleased to announce the release of a 2CD/1DVD package of their 20th Anniversary show in 1989, which has only been available on VHS previously. This remastered release is now available on Download and as 2 CDs and 1 DVD in all new packaging.
This concert is likely to be the only gap ...
'Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols' 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
It is now almost 40 years to the day since the Sex Pistols 'Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols' was released and to mark this significant anniversary USM/UMC are proud to revisit the out-of-print super deluxe edition of the album, which was originally issued in 2012.
Released in limited ...
Bob Dylan - Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 To Be Released On November 3, 2017
Deluxe 9 Disc (8CD/1DVD) Box Set, Latest Volume in Acclaimed Dylan Bootleg Series Presents Definitive Retrospective of a Pivotal Period in the Artist's Canon.
Essential Dylan Anthology Premieres 100 Previously Unreleased Live and Studio Recordings including 14 Unreleased Songs.
Deluxe Box Includes ...
Legacy Recordings Set To Release Deluxe Digital Version Of 'Clive Davis - The Soundtrack Of Our Lives' - An Apple Music Exclusive On September 27
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release an exclusive digital deluxe (streaming and download) edition of Clive Davis - The Soundtrack of Our Lives on Wednesday, September 27 on Apple Music. Pre-order the soundtrack here.
The standard 20-track digital version ...
4 Non Blondes: Still Going On
In its original 1992 release, 4 Non Blondes' first and only studio album Bigger, Better, Faster, More! made a multi-platinum mark on the public consciousness, thanks to the quartet's effortless chemistry and the soulful songcraft of singer Linda Perry. At the time, Entertainment Weekly noted that "the ...
Legacy Recordings Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of Mariah Carey's Butterfly With Release Of Commemorative 12" Vinyl Picture Disc On October 20,2017
"Butterfly is my favorite album," says Mariah. "It's the most personal work I've ever done and will always be a defining moment in my career and in my life. I'm so happy to celebrate this anniversary with such a special release! Stay tuned for more surprises!"
Originally released on September 16, ...
Columbia Records To Release Johnny Mathis Sings The Great New American Songbook September 29, 2017
Produced by Grammy winning music greats Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds and Clive Davis, Johnny Mathis Sings The Great New American Songbook features a matchless array of modern day 'standards' christened by Mathis' intuitive delivery, (full track listing below). Among the songs included are "Hello," originally ...