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Marvin Gaye’s Classic LP “What’s Going On” (50th Anniversary 2LP Edition) Arrives Dec. 3rd, 2021


 
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.

Hammond B3 Organ Legend Dr. Lonnie Smith Dies at 79


 
HAMMOND B3 ORGAN LEGEND DR. LONNIE SMITH DIES AT 79
 
Blue Note Records is saddened to announce the passing of Hammond B3 organ legend and NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith. Smith died today of at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was 79 years old. His death was confirmed by his manager Holly Case. The cause was pulmonary fibrosis. A celebration of his life and music will be planned in New York City.

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.

Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame


 
Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame
 
August 16, 2021: The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced that Ray Charles has been inducted as an official member. Charles, who revolutionized the country genre and brought it to new audiences with albums like 1962’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category.

Tangerine Records Releases New Lyric Video for Ray Charles’ “Crying Time” – WATCH! Box Set “True Genius” Arrives Sept. 10th, 2021


 
Tangerine Records Releases New Lyric Video for Ray Charles’
“Crying Time”
 
Limited Edition Six CD Ray Charles Box Set True Genius
Out September 10, 2021
 
August 13, 2021: Tangerine Records has released a new lyric video for Ray Charles’ signature country performance of “Crying Time,” which was first recorded by Buck Owens in 1964.

Terence Blanchard to Release New Tribute Album “Absence” on Aug. 27th, 2021 | LISTEN to 2 New Tracks! Announces New Tour!


 
ABSENCE, AN HOMAGE TO WAYNE SHORTER BY TERENCE BLANCHARD
FEATURING THE E-COLLECTIVE AND THE TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET
SET FOR AUGUST 27 RELEASE ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
 
On August 27, Terence Blanchard will release Absence, a stunning new album that pays tribute to legendary composer and saxophonist Wayne Shorter.

Sonorous Records To Release 8 Albums Of Original Recordings By The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama


 
Sonorous Records To Release 8 Albums Of Original Recordings By The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama
 
Sonorous Records is releasing 91 tracks, 8 albums by The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama from our HOB Catalogue
 
WELLAND, Ontario – July 22, 2021 – PRLog — Sonorous Records is releasing 91 original track recordings from our HOB Catalogue by the Five Blind Boys Of Alabama.

Tangerine Records Releases New Lyric Video for Ray Charles’ “There’ll be No Peace On Earth Without All Men As One” | WATCH! Limited Edition Six CD Ray Charles Box Set “True Genius” Arrives Sept. 10th, 2021


 
Tangerine Records Releases New Lyric Video for Ray Charles’
“There’ll be No Peace On Earth Without All Men As One”
 
Limited Edition Six CD Ray Charles Box Set
True Genius
Out September 10, 2021
 
July 2, 2021: In preparation for the 4th of July, Tangerine Records has released a new lyric video for Ray Charles’ inspiring and impassioned song “There’ll be No Peace On Earth Without All Men As One.”

Singer Ledisi to Release New Tribute Album “Ledisi Sings Nina” on July 23rd, 2021 | LISTEN! Announces New Tour 2021


 
WITH INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AND MESSAGE-GIVING OF THE MOMENT GRAMMY-WINNER LEDISI RELEASES NINA SIMONE TRIBUTE ALBUM ON OWN LABEL
 
LEDISI SINGS NINA IS SECOND RELEASE ON LISTEN BACK,
FOLLOWING A TRIUMPHANT YEAR OF ACCOMPLISHMENT
AND OVERCOMING LOCKDOWN
 
For Immediate Release – On July 23, 2021, Ledisi, the New Orleans-born and Oakland-raised singer, pays tribute to the legendary Nina Simone with the album Ledisi Sings Nina.