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Acoustic Sounds to Deliver Definitive Pressings of Some of the Label’s Best-Known Jazz Albums


 
ACOUSTIC SOUNDS, VERVE/UMe’s ACCLAIMED AUDIOPHILE VINYL REISSUE SERIES, TO DELIVER MORE DEFINITIVE PRESSINGS OF SOME OF THE LABEL’S BEST-KNOWN JAZZ ALBUMS AS IT ENTERS ITS THIRD YEAR
 
RELEASES SCHEDULED FOR 2022 INCLUDE CLASSIC RECORDS FROM BILL EVANS, COLEMAN HAWKINS, DUKE ELLINGTON, ELLA FITZGERALD, JOHN COLTRANE, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, OSCAR PETERSON, PHAROAH SANDERS, AND ROY HAYNES
 
LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Since launching in 2020, Verve/UMe’s all-analog vinyl reissue series, Acoustic Sounds, has provided definitive, best-in-class audiophile grade pressings of some of the most important and beloved jazz records of all time, each mastered from the original tapes and produced with the utmost care

Tangerine Records to Release 2 Classic Ray Charles Albums: “A Message From The People” (June 17th, 2022 – Vinyl/CD/Digital) & “Live In Stockholm 1972” (May 6th, 2022 – Vinyl/Digital) | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Tangerine Records Celebrates 50 years
with two Historic Albums
 
The 50th Anniversary of
Ray Charles’ landmark recording
A Message from the People
 
April 4, 2022: Ray Charles’ Tangerine Records has announced that it is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of one of Charles most important and impactful albums; A Message from The People.

UMe Reissues 5 Classic Uptown Records Albums from Jodeci, Guy, Heavy D & The Boyz, & Christopher Williams


 
UMe REISSUES FIVE CLASSIC UPTOWN RECORDS ALBUMS FROM JODECI, GUY, HEAVY D & THE BOYZ, & CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS
 
GUY’S THE FUTURE (EXPANDED EDITION), HEAVY D & THE BOYZ’S BIG TYME (EXPANDED EDITION), JODECI’S FOREVER MY LADY (EXPANDED EDITION), JODECI’S DIARY OF A MAD BAND (EXPANDED EDITION), + CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS’ CHANGES (EXPANDED EDITION) AVAILABLE NOW
 
(March 4, 2022 — Los Angeles, CA) Celebrating one of the most storied labels in R&B and hip-hop, Universal Music Enterprises reissues a suite of five classics from Uptown Records available now.

Bonnie Pointers Final Album “Like A Picasso” to be Re-Released Worldwide on April 8th, 2022 | WATCH NEW TRAILER!


 
Like A Picasso, Final Album From Bonnie Pointer, Founding Member Of The Pointer Sisters,
Receives Worldwide Release On Omnivore Recordings On April 8
 
Expanded edition contains three previously unissued tracks, plus new artwork and liner notes featuring interviews with original contributors
 
February 16, 2022: Following five releases with her sisters on ABC/Blue Thumb Records (including a Grammy® win in 1975 for the Bonnie and Anita Pointer-penned “Fairytale”), Bonnie Pointer left the group she co-founded and began a solo career.

Mary Wilson -“The Motown Anthology” | Available March 4th, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
Mary Wilson -“The Motown Anthology”
 
The First-Ever Collection Recognizing the Contribution and Career of the Legendary Motown Superstar Available March 4
 
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Singer, activist, author, fashion icon, actress, U.S. cultural ambassador, motivational speaker, dancer, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, trailblazer, legend, Supreme: Mary Wilson earned her place in music history.

Music Legend Billy Preston’s Classic Project “Encouraging Words” to be Reissued on Vinyl Oct. 29th, 2021


 
BILLY PRESTON’S ‘ENCOURAGING WORDS’ VINYL ALBUM RELEASE ON OCTOBER 29 CELEBRATES LEGENDARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAMER
 
‘Encouraging Words,’ Billy Preston’s Second Album For Apple Records, Includes Three Gospel-Funk Inspired Covers: The Beatles’ “I’ve Got A Feeling” Plus George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” And “All Things Must Pass”
 
LOS ANGELES — October 8, 2021 — From rock ‘n’ roll jams to rousing gospel to electrifying blues, Encouraging Words exemplifies the wide-ranging talent that Billy Preston was revered for by fans, critics and peers.

Marvin Gaye’s Classic LP “What’s Going On” (50th Anniversary 2LP Edition) Arrives Feb. 18th, 2022


 
Marvin Gaye
What’s Going On – 50th Anniversary 2LP Edition
The No. 1 Album of All Time from Original Analog Tapes
Plus Bonus Material Out December 3, 2021
 
Remixes from Acclaimed Producer Salaam Remi out November 19th
 
OCTOBER 7, 2021 (Los Angeles, CA) — Throughout 2021, the world has been celebrating the life and legacy of R&B pioneer Marvin Gaye to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of his groundbreaking record What’s Going On.

Skip Marley Releases “Higher Place” 1 Year Anniversary Limited Edition Colored Vinyl on Sept. 10th, 2021 | Announces New U.S. Tour for 2021


 
SKIP MARLEY RELEASES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF HIGHER PLACE DEBUT EP
VIA TUFF GONG/ISLAND RECORDS OUT SEPTEMBER 10TH
 
INCLUDES GRAMMY©-NOMINATED #1 GLOBAL SMASH “SLOW DOWN” WITH H.E.R., AND “MAKE ME FEEL” FEATURING RICK ROSS & ARI LENNOX
 
September 8, 2021 – New York, NY: Chart-topping two-time Grammy©-nominated Skip Marley has ample reason to celebrate, as the young artist earned his first RIAA Gold certified single for the #1 global smash “Slow Down” with Grammy© Award-winning artist H.E.R.

Rick James Hit Album “Glow” Available Now as a Digital Deluxe Edition | WATCH VIDEO!


 
RICK JAMES’ HIT ALBUM GLOW IS AVAILABLE
TODAY AS A DIGITAL DELUXE EDITION
 
SHOWTIME® Premieres Director Sacha Jenkins’ Critically Acclaimed Documentary BITCHIN’: THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMES On Friday, September 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
 
Los Angeles, CA – September 3, 2021 – Celebrating the extraordinary life of Punk Funk singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and pioneer Rick James, today Motown/UMe released the digital Deluxe Edition of James’ 1985 hit album Glow, featuring 11 bonus tracks.

Music Legend Mary Wilson’s Classic Dance Single “Red Hot” (The Eric Kupper Remix) is Available NOW | LISTEN!


 
DANCE FLOORS HEAT UP WITH MARY WILSON’S 2021 “RED HOT”
 
DIGITAL-SINGLE REMIX EP BY ERIC KUPPER AVAILABLE TODAY
 
Los Angeles — September 3, 2021 — As the summer season comes to a close, dance clubs across the country are heating up to the fiery release today of “Red Hot” by top remixer Eric Kupper