SOLAR Records and Founder Dick Griffey Honored by L.A. City Council for its 40th Anniversary
by A. Scott Galloway
The second order of business at the Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, was a commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of SOLAR Records and its founder, Dick Griffey, in conjunction with June being Black Music Month.
The Supremes Keep Us Hangin’ On By Honoring 50-Plus Years Of “The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland”
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On June 15, in anticipation of the upcoming 60th anniversary of Motown — a.k.a. Hitsville U.S.A. — and inspired by the album’s own recent 51th anniversary, Motown/UMe is releasing a 2-CD Expanded Edition of The Supremes’ tenth studio effort, the chart-topping The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland.
LL COOL J Launches His Exclusive New SiriusXM Channel “Rock The Bells Radio” on March 28
“Rock the Bells Radio” will allow listeners to look at, and listen to, classic Hip-Hop through the lens of current culture
NEW YORK, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SiriusXM announced today that entertainment icon LL COOL J will launch his new SiriusXM classic Hip-Hop channel on March 28 entitled LL COOL J’s “Rock the Bells Radio.”
Everyone Loves To Love Donna Summer
Soundtrack Companion To The Original Dance Floor Diva’s Biographical Broadway Musical Features All Of Her Influential, Chart-Topping Tracks, Via New Island Def Jam/UMe Collection on April 20
LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On April 20, Island Def Jam/UMe is set to properly fete Donna Summer, the undisputed Queen of Disco and The First Lady of Love, with Summer: The Original Hits.
RUBEN STUDDARD RELEASES ‘RUBEN SINGS LUTHER’ ON MARCH 16th
NEW ALBUM IS STUDDARD’S PERSONAL HOMAGE TO MUSIC LEGEND LUTHER VANDROSS
22 CITY CONCERT TOUR BEGINS APRIL 8th
(New York, NY) – Ruben Studdard, America’s Idol, officially confirmed that he will be releasing “RUBEN SINGS LUTHER” to his hero Luther Vandross on March 16th and will be launching a 22 city ‘Always and Forever Tour’ starting in Sacramento, California on April 8th. A full schedule of tour dates follows this release.
Roadside Attractions And Miramax To Release “Whitney,” The Highly Anticipated Documentary Film On Whitney Houston, In The U.S. On July 6, 2018
LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Roadside Attractions and Miramax will release Whitney, Academy Award®-winning director Kevin Macdonald’s highly anticipated documentary about the life and career of legendary superstar Whitney Houston this summer…
John Coltrane’s Iconic ‘Blue Train’ Album To Be Released In A Limited 60th Anniversary Color Vinyl LP Edition Available Exclusively From The Sound Of Vinyl
Special Edition 180-Gram LP on Opaque Blue with Black Swirls Vinyl Limited to 1000 Copies Worldwide
LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On March 9, John Coltrane‘s transcendent Blue Train album will be released in a limited 60th Anniversary color vinyl LP edition by Blue Note/UMe.
MVD REISSUES ‘GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY: THE GOSPEL SONGS OF BOB DYLAN’ ON DVD FILM FEB. 9
Marking the fifteenth anniversary of GRAMMY-nominated album ‘Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan,’ MVD Entertainment will reissue the film of the same title on February 9. ‘Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan’ features an intense Bob Dylan performance from 1980 of “When He Returns” as well as powerful performances and interviews with Aaron Neville, Shirley Caesar, Fairfield Four, Mighty Clouds of Joy, and Dottie Peoples, reflecting on their faith and connections Dylan’s Christian music.
Chuck Berry’s “The Great Twenty-Eight,” Rock ‘N’ Roll’s All-Time Greatest Greatest-Hits Album Released As Super Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Today Via Geffen/UMe
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the firmament of rock ‘n’ roll’s first-generation creators, no artist looms larger than Chuck Berry. In a consistently innovative recording career that spanned more than 60 years, the iconic singer-songwriter-guitarist, who passed away on March 18, 2017, laid much of the groundwork for modern rock ‘n’ roll…
Founded by Music Legend Quincy Jones
Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date
New York, NY – December 7, 2017 – Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Fall 2017 that raised nearly $170,000 USD, nearly double the platform’s target goal.