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TAKE A LISTEN! The Reverend Shawn Amos Premieres New Single “Brand New Man”

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The Reverend Shawn Amos Premieres New Song “Brand New Man”
 
The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You
New Album out October 16
 
On October 16, the certified pure blues singer, harmonica player, songwriter and producer, The Reverend Shawn Amos will continue to spread his secular gospel with a brand new album The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You. Today he shares “Brand New Man”, a gritty R&B rave-up from the album that, in the words of The Reverend, “tears the roof off the sucka.”
 

UMe Celebrates B.B. King’s 90th Birthday With Release Of Three Classic Albums On Vinyl

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UMe Celebrates B.B. King’s 90th Birthday With Release Of Three Classic Albums On Vinyl, remastered Classics For Digital Including Out Of Print Crown Catalog
 
Legendary ‘King of the Blues’ will be remembered with vinyl/digital reissues of Live At The Regal, Live In Cook County Jail and first-ever LP version of two — Deuces Wild, featuring famous collaborators, as well as early classics from Modern/Crown Records
 
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The world of music lost one of its all-time legends when the great blues guitarist B. B. King passed away on May 14, at the age of 89. Accolades and tributes came not only from fans but fellow musicians who were influenced by the Mississippi-born son of sharecroppers, who virtually popularized the genre that spawned rock ‘n’ roll.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Zakiya Hooker, Daughter of Blues Icon John Lee Hooker, Releases Singles “Live” and “In The Mood”

Zakiya Hooker
 
Zakiya Hooker,
Daughter of Blues Icon
John Lee Hooker,
Serenades “Live” and “In The Mood”
With Jazzy New Music Releases and Video
 
Atlanta – Blues legend John Lee Hooker is best remembered for his iconic hits, “Boom, Boom” and “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.” But perhaps his greatest legacy is found in the seductively supple vocal stylings of his daughter, the jazz-inflected, bluesy recording artist, Zakiya Hooker.
 

Actress Ebony Jo-Ann to Release New Blues Album “Please Save Your Love For Me” on Sept. 18th, 2015

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Multiple Award-Winning Theatre, Film and Television
Actress Ebony Jo-Ann Releases New Blues CD,
‘Please Save Your Love for Me’
Available on September 18th
 
Ebony Jo-Ann to Appear in George Faison’s
40th Anniversary of
‘The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance and Music’
Featuring Phylicia Rashad, André De Shields,
Dee Dee Bridgewater and More
 
(New York, NY – July 29, 2015) – Multiple award-winning theatre, film and television actress, Ebony Jo-Ann releases her new Blues CD, Please Save Your Love for Me on her independent label, Blackgold Production on Friday, September 18th.

LAST MINUTE CONTEST! Enter to Win Tickets to The 29th Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival | June 20th & 21st, 2015!

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LAST MINUTE CONTEST!
 
Enter to Win Tickets to The 29th Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival | June 20th & 21st, 2015!
 
On behalf of Full House Promotions & the team here at T.U.M.S., we are giving away 2 tickets (1 pair) to see the 29th Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival on Saturday, June 20th AND 2 tickets (1 pair) on Sunday, June 21st – 2 winners total! Come join the gang at the fest and witness some of the most graceful performances to hit the Rainbow Lagoon Park.

Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) Official Soundtrack to be Released on May 12th, 2015

Bessie
 
Legacy Recordings Sets Digital Release of Bessie (Music from the HBO® Film) for Tuesday, May 12; CD Coming Tuesday, June 2
 
Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) Debuts “Gimme A Pigfoot and A Bottle of Beer (2015 Remix),” Pairing Bessie Smith’s Original Recording with New Vocals by Queen Latifah and Enhanced Instrumentation Produced by Adam Blackstone and Queen Latifah
 
Album Includes Historic Blues and Swing Recordings by Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Sippie Wallace, Kid Ory & Fresh Interpretations of Bessie Smith Classics Performed by Queen Latifah
 
Bessie, an HBO Film, Premieres May 16
 
NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the digital release of Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) on Tuesday, May 12. The official soundtrack for the upcoming HBO film will also be released on CD on Tuesday, June 2.
 

Blues Sensation Shemekia Copeland Re-signs with Alligator Records

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Singing Sensation Shemekia Copeland Returns To Alligator Records
 
Alligator Records is proud to announce the re-signing of blues/soul/Americana singing sensation Shemekia Copeland to the label she called home from 1998 through 2005. Over the course of her four Alligator albums and her two most recent for Telarc, Copeland’s wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with a modern musical and lyrical approach.

Blues Phenom Grady Champion to Drop New Disc “Bootleg Whiskey” on Sept. 2nd, 2014

Grady Champion - Bootleg Whiskey
 
BOOTLEG WHISKEY SET TO FLOW SEPTEMBER 2
 
Blues phenomenon Grady Champion has been signed to the legendary Malaco Records label, marking a union of two significant indigenous forces in Mississippi-based blues. Champion’s forthcoming album, Bootleg Whiskey, is set for Sept 2 release by Malaco and includes the current breaking single “South Side.”

Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees to be Revealed on June 26th, 2014

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Nine New Inductees Set To Join Roster That Includes B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Al Green, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Redding, Howlin’ Wolf, ZZ Top

 
This Thursday, June 26, officials with the Memphis Music Hall of Fame will announce the names of nine luminaries of Memphis’ rich musical legacy for 2014 induction into The Hall. The 2014 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees will be announced at a special press conference to be held at Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, beginning at 3:00 PM/CDT.