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 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 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.
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”
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.
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.
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 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 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.