Singer Joe Simon Reflects On An Extraordinary Career With The Documentary Looking Back
The last of the great male soul voices returns with a new documentary, a book and single with the Temptations
NEW YORK – Sept. 13, 2016 – PRLog — New York: Joe Simon one of R&B’s most successful male vocalists is seeing a career renaissance which started this summer as the recipient of the Phillies, Gamble & Huff Community Partnership Award presented at Citizens Bank Park.
Jazz Artist BEN TANKARD Takes Home 14th Career Stellar Award For Instrumental CD of the Year!
Ben Tankard Prepares For Season 3 of THICKER THAN WATER: THE TANKARDS and
New Book THE FULL TANK LIFE
Nashville, TN — Gospel/Jazz instrumentalist Ben Tankard won his first Stellar Gospel Music Award as New Artist of The Year in 1989. With an incredible career span of three decades, the musical pioneer has earned the title of “Godfather of Gospel Jazz” and earned his fourteenth Stellar Award over the weekend in Las Vegas, NV. Tankard took home the honor for Best Instrumental CD of the Year for his FULL TANK 2.0 album.
LA Reid, Chairman & CEO, Epic Records and three-time Grammy -winning producer is set to release his first-ever memoir, Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next (Harper Collins – Feb. 2, 2016)
SING TO ME is a stunning record of LA Reid’s life and career, featuring over 100 of his personal photos.
LA Reid is a rare breed among record producers — not only one of the most accomplished and innovative figures working behind the scenes in the music industry, but a celebrity presence in his own right.
Soul Music Great CHARLES WRIGHT Pens First In Series of Autobiographies “UP FROM WHERE WE’VE COME”
Inaugural Book Details 56 Chapters of Racism and Hardship
The Wright Family Faced As Sharecroppers Near Clarksdale,
Mississippi Circa The ’40s
Book Includes a Glowing and Empathetic Foreword by Little Richard
Los Angeles, CA — October 5, 2015 — While fans of Soul Music great Charles Wright are accustomed to hearing the singer/songwriter/guitarist shout “Express Yourself ” on oldies radio, in movies and dozens of television commercials, the multi-talented messenger has taken up his pen to complete the first in a planned series of autobiographies that detail his profound life story as a southern Black man that miraculously brought himself from poverty to prosperity.
A man and a half: The truth behind the legendary voice
A memoir and tribute to famous soul singer Wilson Pickett by his beloved sister Louella Pickett-New
ATLANTA (PRWEB) January 21, 2015
“Do the Watusi like my little Lucy,” sang legendary soul singer Wilson Pickett about his little sister he called “Lucy Coot.”
January 19, 2015 marked nine years since Wilson’s death. Lucy Coot, aka Louella Pickett-New, honors her brother today in her new memoir “Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You.”
Blue Note Records’ 75th Anniversary Celebrations Continue With Commemorative ‘Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression’ 5-CD Singles Box Set & Hardbound Book to Be Released November 4
Blue Note Records’ 75th anniversary celebrations continue in full swing. In addition to fall releases from Jason Moran, Otis Brown III, and Kandace Springs, as well as the continuation of the label’s successful vinyl reissue series, Blue Note/UMe will release a new label-spanning 5-CD singles box set as a companion piece to a new hardcover book, both titled Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression. The book and 75-track singles collection are both available now for preorder ahead of their November 4 release.
FROM THE LEGENDARY EMMY & GRAMMY-NOMINATED SINGER, DRUMMER, AND PERCUSSIONIST—A POWERFUL MEMOIR OF THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF MUSIC AND FIVE DECADES OF LIFE AND LOVE ON THE STAGE
In the first pages of her thoughtful and compelling memoir, THE BEAT OF MY OWN DRUM, renowned drummer and percussionist Sheila “E” Escovedo vividly describes what it felt like to approach the stage for her first live performance. The connection she felt to the music seemed like part of her DNA. The cymbals vibrated through her body and the timbales shook her bones and touched her soul. She was five years old.
Author James Arena interviews 40 prominent disco stars in new tell-all.
New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014
Forty years after the first disco songs topped the U.S. pop charts and launched an exciting new era in music, author James Arena asks: where are these stars today?
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GLORIA GAYNOR Releases Gospel Radio Single “YOU’RE RIGHT ON TIME”
LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE BELOW!!!
Grammy Award-winning singer GLORIA GAYNOR took the music world by storm in the 1970s, striking platinum with her disco hit “I Will Survive”. “I Will Survive” was the only song to earn a Grammy for Best Disco Recording and was one of only twenty-five songs inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2012.
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SUCCESSFUL BACKGROUND SINGER KEVIN OWENS CHRONICLES
32-YEAR JOURNEY ON STAGE AND BEHIND THE SCENES OF
THE LATE GREAT SUPERSTAR LUTHER VANDROSS and RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN WITH THE RELEASE OF “SO AMAZING”
A NEW BOOK SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE THIS FALL
Compelling Memoir Takes a Look at Life in the Music Industry through
The Eyes of KEVIN OWENS who toured with the iconic LUTHER VANDROSS for over Two Decades as one of his key Background Singers
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, August 1, 2013 – Over seven years in the making, SO AMAZING: Through The Eyes of Kevin Owens (My 32 Years On The Road With Luther Vandross and Ray, Goodman & Brown), a compelling new memoir written by R&B singer KEVIN OWENS, makes its highly anticipated book release debut this Fall.