APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES CELEBRATION OF BLUE NOTE RECORDS
IN HONOR OF THE LEGENDARY JAZZ LABEL’S 80th ANNIVERSARY
EXPLORE THE FEATURE BLUE NOTE: THE 1500 SERIES
A CURATION OF BLUE NOTE’S FABLED CLASSICS PRESENTED
WITH STUDIO QUALITY SOUND AS APPLE DIGITAL MASTERS
On January 6, 1939, a German Jewish immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists—Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis—founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world.
Urban Legends/UMe Reissues Parliament’s ‘Up For The Down Stroke’ and ‘Chocolate City’ Albums in New Vinyl Editions
LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Legends/UMe has reissued two classic Parliament albums on black vinyl and in limited special vinyl editions: Chocolate City (released June 21) and Up For The Down Stroke (released today).
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).
Marvin Gaye’s Never-Released 1972 Tamla/Motown Album, ‘You’re The Man,’ Set For Global Release On March 29 By Motown/UMe
Music Legend’s Shelved Follow-Up to ‘What’s Going On’ Makes 2LP Vinyl & Digital Debut Celebrating Marvin Gaye’s 80th Birthday on April 2
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of Marvin Gaye‘s 80th birthday on April 2, Motown/UMe will release his never-issued 1972 Tamla/Motown album, You’re The Man, in 2LP gatefold vinyl and digital editions on March 29.
Singer-Songwriter Maysa Touches Hearts with Personal Story of Her Son’s Premature Birth in New Music Video “You Are Not Alone”
Single/Video Created in Conjunction with March of Dimes
From her early days as a member of the band Incognito singing songs such as “Deep Waters” to her numerous solo projects such as her most recent cover of Pat Benatar’s “Love is a Battlefield,” Maysa Leak has committed herself to songs of profound fortitude and meaning.
Miles Davis Properties, LLC Announces Exclusive Partnership With Global Licensing And Merchandising Company Perryscope Productions, LLC
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Miles Davis Properties, LLC announces an exclusive partnership with global licensing and merchandising company Perryscope Productions, as official merchandiser of record for music icon Miles Davis, in a recent deal closed by the Miles Davis Estate.
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.
Legacy Recordings and The Prince Estate Launch First Wave of Prince Catalog Digital Releases Today
23 Catalog Titles (including Rare and Out-of-Print Recordings) + Newly Curated 37-Track Prince Anthology: 1995-2010 Available Now on Streaming Services and DSPs
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is launching its first round of Prince catalog digital releases today, August 17.
Legendary Television and Radio Host Donnie Simpson celebrates a 50-year career milestone announcing his highly anticipated memoir
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Oracle Group International announces the publication of “THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music” (13th & Joan; Hardcover; On Sale: January 30, 2019; $25.99; ISBN: 978-1-7326464-6-9) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.
The Prince Estate and TIDAL Announce Agreement to Debut New and Unreleased Prince Album and Settlement of Prior Legal Dispute.
NEW YORK, May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Prince Estate and global music and entertainment platform TIDAL confirm plans to debut highly anticipated new Prince music exclusively via the TIDAL streaming service.