Legacy Recordings Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusives For Record Store Day’s Annual Black Friday Event (Friday, November 27, 2015)
New Legacy Vinyl Collectibles include Releases by Earth Wind & Fire, the Isley Brothers, OutKast, & More
NEW YORK, Oct 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the label’s line-up of collectible 12″, 10″ and 7″ vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2015, celebrated this year at the nation’s independent record stores on Friday, November 27, 2015.
Legacy Recordings Set to Release Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981, A New 4 Disc Box Set Premiering A Wealth of Previously Unreleased Live Material Performed by the Revolutionary Electronic Jazz-Rock Ensemble from 1978-1981
Available Everywhere Friday, November 20, 2015
NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the upcoming release of Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981, a monumental 4 disc boxed set of previously unreleased live concert performances from the groundbreaking electronic jazz-rock-funk ensemble whose revolutionary sounds continue to influence -generations of bands and music aficionados.
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.
Michael Henderson: 6 Albums Remastered/Expanded vers to be released Digitally via New Sony Ent Div
Michael Henderson via Legacy Digital, Premier Catalog div. Sony Music Ent. will open the LEGACY vaults to release 6 Michael Henderson albums for streaming/download available through All Major Digital Service Providers for the very 1st time 6.30.2015!
PRLog – June 28, 2015 – NEW YORK — We are happy to announce that Music ICON, 4 time Grammy Nominee MICHAEL HENDERSON will have six albums (6) released Tuesday June 30th 2015 making an incredible selection of classic albums and deep catalog Michael Henderson Music available for the first time in the digital realm from new Sony Music Entertainment Label, “Legacy Digital!”
Legacy Recordings Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Montgomery-Selma Civil Rights Marches with Release of The Staple Singers’ Freedom Highway Complete – Recorded Live at Chicago’s New Nazareth Church, A Newly Expanded Edition of Legendary Concert Recorded April 9, 1965
Historic Soul/Gospel Concert Masterpiece Available on CD, Online and 2LP Configurations on Tuesday, March 3, 2015
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Freedom Highway Complete – Recorded Live at Chicago’s New Nazareth Church, a newly remixed, remastered and expanded edition of the live concert masterpiece recorded by the Staple Singers in April 1965 in support and celebration of that year’s historic civil rights marches from Montgomery to Selma, Alabama.
MOTÉMA MUSIC RELEASING GREGORY PORTER’S WATER AND BE GOOD ON VINYL ON NOVEMBER 26th
Water Will Include Opolopo’s Remix of “1960 What?” as Bonus Track
In 2010, when Motéma Music was still a fledgling label, albeit one with an already impressive roster that included such lauded artists as Lynne Arriale, Rufus Reid and Marc Cary, President Jana Herzen signed a relatively unknown vocalist by the name of Gregory Porter. At the time, the Brooklyn-based vocalist was already developing quite a buzz, incited by his weekly SRO residency at St. Nick’s Pub in Harlem.
Royalty Exchange Announces Auction Featuring Catalog Of R&B Icon Kashif
Song Royalties Include Top 10 Hit Singles From Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Royalty Exchange, the online marketplace for music and entertainment royalties, today announced the upcoming auction of royalties from the catalog of iconic R&B singer, songwriter, producer and six-time Grammy nominee, Kashif.
REISSUE OF SADE’S DIAMOND LIFE
Singer’s Multi-Platinum Debut LP Shines Anew in
180-Gram Virgin-Vinyl Edition
Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has announced February 14 as the release date for the audiophile label’s 180-gram virgin-vinyl reissue of Sade’s DIAMOND LIFE album. Originally issued 27 years ago this month, DIAMOND LIFE launched the career of one of the most distinctive and enduring vocalists in contemporary pop. The LP will be issued in a numbered, deluxe gate-fold limited edition that will be available through online and brick-and-mortar retailers alike. To continue, please click “MORE”!
TWO VIDEOS ON CONCORD MUSIC GROUP’S ‘HERE’S LITTLE RICHARD REISSUE,’ TO
BE RELEASED APRIL 17, 2012
Fifteen-song disc also features a never-before-heard interview with Specialty Records founder Art Rupe about the discovery of the rock ’n’ roll legend
ANGELES, Calif. — Rock ’n’ roll may date back to Jackie Brenston’s
“Rocket 88” in 1951 and perhaps further to blues/swing hybrids of the
1940s. But many would contend that Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti, ”
recorded at Cosimo Matassa’s studio in new Orleans in September 1955,
was the first great rock ’n’ roll record. To continue, please click “MORE”!
jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who celebrates his 91st birthday December 6,
reached another milestone recently when Time Out, his 1959 watershed
masterpiece, was awarded Double Platinum status by the RIAA in
recognition of sales of more than two million copies in the United
States. To continue, please click “MORE”!