James Brown’s ‘Say It Live And Loud: Live In Dallas 08.26.68’ Makes Vinyl Debut With Expanded 2LP 50th Anniversary Edition To Be Released October 12 By Republic/UMe
Commemorative Vinyl and Digital Edition Adds Two Previously Unreleased Recordings
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On August 26, 1968, two weeks after releasing his civil rights anthem, “Say It Loud – I’m Black And I’m Proud,” James Brown recorded his concert at Dallas, Texas’ Memorial Auditorium.
Barry White’s 20th Century Records Albums Remastered For 9CD And 9LP Vinyl Box Sets, ‘The 20th Century Records Albums (1973-1979),’ To Be Released October 26
All Nine Albums Also Available in Individual 180-Gram Vinyl LP Packages
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marking 45 years since the release of his debut solo album, soul/R&B legend Barry White‘s nine 20th Century Records albums have been remastered from their analogue master tapes for new 9CD and 9LP 180-gram vinyl box sets, titled Barry White: The 20th Century Records Albums (1973-1979).
“A People’s Tribute to the Queen” Celebrating Aretha Franklin Will Be Held August 30 at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre
DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — More than 40 performing artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Louise Franklin during “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” event at Chene Park Amphitheatre in downtown Detroit on Thursday August 30, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. ET. Gates will open at 5:00 P.M. The musical tribute event is produced by Entertainments Finest.
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.
MY MUSIC: DIONNE WARWICK: THEN CAME YOU Premieres Weekend of August 18 on PBS
– A Career-Spanning Celebration of the Iconic Singer –
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy®-winning artist Dionne Warwick has achieved legendary status worldwide with a long string of hits from the 1960s through the 1980s that still remain popular.
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.
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.