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Craft Recordings Celebrates The 50th Anniv. of The Stax “Soul Explosion” with Vinyl Releases, Digital Reissues and More


 
CRAFT RECORDINGS CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
STAX “SOUL EXPLOSION”
 
Los Angeles, CA (May 7, 2019) – 1969 marked a year that was full of both trepidation and excitement for Stax Records. Just one year before, the Memphis soul outlet ended its relationship with musical giant Atlantic Records, effectively leaving the label as an independent entity, without a music catalog (which had previously included a formidable collection of hits by Otis Redding, Carla Thomas and Sam & Dave, among others).

James Brown’s ‘Get On The Good Foot’ To Be Released In New 2LP Vinyl Edition on June 21st, 2019


 
James Brown’s ‘Get On The Good Foot’ To Be Released In New 2LP Vinyl Edition By Republic/UMe
 
Double Album’s Closing Track, “I Know It’s True,” Makes U.S. Vinyl Release Debut
 
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — James Brown‘s 1972 album, Get On The Good Foot, will be reissued worldwide in a new 2LP vinyl edition on June 21 by Republic/UMe.

Reissue of The World’s Best-Selling Reggae Album Of All Time: Bob Marley & The Wailers’ “Legend” on Vinyl | Coming June 14th, 2019


 
Bob Marley’s Legend Turns 35
 
The World’s Best-Selling Reggae Album Of All Time Is Anointed With A Special 35th Anniversary 2LP 180-Gram Vinyl Reissue On June 14
 
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On June 14, The Marley Family, Island Records and UMe join collective forces to observe the 35th anniversary of Bob Marley & The WailersLegend with a double 180-gram vinyl reissue.

U.S. Postal Service Honors Marvin Gaye with New Commemorative Forever Stamp


 
U.S. Postal Service Salutes ‘Prince of Soul’
 
Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on Sale Nationwide Today
 
LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On what would have been Marvin Gaye‘s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service today honored the music legend with the dedication of a new commemorative Forever stamp during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Greek Theatre, where he once performed.

Trumpeter Don Cherry’s Album “Brown Rice” is Reissued On Vinyl | Available NOW


 
Don Cherry’s Meditative, Inventive 1975 Album ‘Brown Rice’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Verve/UMe
 
LANDMARK OUTSIDER JAZZ STATEMENT UNAVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS
 
LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Out of print in the U.S. for more than four decades, Don Cherry‘s meditative, inventive outsider jazz classic, Brown Rice, is available on vinyl once again as of today via Verve/UMe.

Aretha Franklin’s Album “Songs of Faith: Aretha Gospel” To Be Released On Vinyl & Digitally On March 22nd, 2019


 
Aretha Franklin Celebrated By Geffen/UMe With Restored Album, ‘Songs Of Faith: Aretha Gospel,’ To Be Released On Vinyl & Digitally On March 22, Just Before Franklin’s March 25 Birthday
 
Classic Album Encompasses Franklin’s Earliest Recordings From 1956, Captured Live at Detroit’s New Bethel Baptist Church
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Universally hailed as the Queen of Soul, the late Aretha Franklin is one of music’s most beloved icons.

Marlena Shaw’s 1969 Soul-Jazz Amalgam ‘The Spice of Life’ Reissued On Vinyl Ahead Of 50th Anniversary


 
Marlena Shaw’s Innovative, Outspoken 1969 Soul-Jazz Amalgam ‘The Spice of Life’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Verve/UMe Ahead Of 50th Anniversary
 
LANDMARK LP WIDELY OUT OF PRINT FOR FOUR DECADES
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marlena Shaw‘s long-lost soul-jazz album The Spice of Life, widely out of print since 1977, is available on vinyl once again via Verve/UMe ahead of the album’s 50th anniversary in 2019.

Willie Hutch’s Soundtrack To 1974 Blaxploitation Classic ‘Foxy Brown’ Reissued On Vinyl


 
Willie Hutch’s Soundtrack To 1974 Blaxploitation Classic ‘Foxy Brown’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Motown/UMe
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Willie Hutch‘s soundtrack to the classic blaxploitation caper Foxy Brown, out of print for nearly two decades, is available once again via Motown/UMe. In celebration of its 45th anniversary, Foxy Brown [Original Soundtrack] is pressed on standard weight black vinyl in a faithful reproduction of the original packaging as released on Motown Records in 1973.

Motown/UMe Reissue The Temptations Album “Cloud Nine” in Limited Color Vinyl | Available NOW


 
The Temptations’ ‘Cloud Nine’ Album Reissued By Motown/UMe In Limited Color Vinyl Edition
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Released by Gordy/Motown in February 1969, Cloud Nine put The Temptations at the forefront of “psychedelic soul.”

Motown/UMe Reissues Marvin Gaye’s Album “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” in New Black And Purple Vinyl | Available NOW


 
Marvin Gaye’s 1968 International Chart-Topper, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” Celebrated With New Black And Purple Vinyl LP Releases
 
‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ Album Released in Unique Vinyl Edition
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marvin Gaye‘s In The Groove album was released by Motown Records in August 1968.