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The Dead’s First “Best Of” Re-Vinylized at Last on New Audio Fidelity 180-Gram LP Available Today

When the Grateful Dead left Warner Bros. to form their own label in 1973, after six years and eight albums, they delivered their first live “best-of” anthology, HISTORY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD VOL. 1 (BEAR’S CHOICE). The album, which will be reissued by Audio Fidelity on July 10 on 180-gram virgin vinyl, documents the band’s […]

Gabriel Kelley’s Debut Album ‘IT DON’T COME EASY’ Set for Release on July 10th from Nashville’s Badge Music Group

Gabriel Kelley’s Debut Album ‘IT DON’T COME EASY’ Set for Release on July 10th from Nashville’s Badge Music Group

Kelley Will Open for Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers Through June IT DON’T COME EASY, the debut album by Nashville-based singer-songwriter Gabriel Kelley, will be released on July 10 from Badge Music Group. The 10-song collection was produced, engineered and mixed by Grammy®-award-winner Neal Cappellino and features a stellar group of musicians backing up Kelley’s […]

Aaron Shanley Set to Release Album “Please Tell Me the Clocks Are Lying” through American Cadence Records

Aaron Shanley Set to Release Album “Please Tell Me the Clocks Are Lying” through American Cadence Records

Aaron Shanley, award-winning singer/songwriter of Northern Ireland, will release his first full-length album June 5 with American Cadence Records and later this summer with Love Gum Records in the United Kingdom. Shanley, the recipient of the 2010 Katherine Brick Young Songwriter of the Year and 2010 “Best Male Award” for the Access to Music Awards, […]

Singer-Songwriter Bobby Long Publishes First Book of Poetry Entitled ‘Losing My Brotherhood’

Singer-Songwriter Bobby Long Publishes First Book of Poetry Entitled ‘Losing My Brotherhood’

Second Album Coming in the Fall British singer-songwriter Bobby Long is adding ‘author’ to his list of descriptive hyphenates with the publication of his first collection of poetry entitled LOSING MY BROTHERHOOD. The book is published by SGO Music Publishing and will be available via amazon and other publishing retailers. Long began compiling the volume last year […]

Rosanne Cash: American Music’s Theoretical Physicist of Love

Rosanne Cash: American Music’s Theoretical Physicist of Love

Anyone who has listened to her music and lyrics, or read her fiction and non-fiction, knows that Rosanne Cash is much more than a pretty face and the daughter of an American musical and cultural icon. (Her 2010 memoir, Composed, is graceful and beautifully written.) Rosanne Cash is an artist with great emotional depth and […]

Old Crow Medicine Show – New Album & Tour Dates Announced… Its about time boys!!!

Old Crow Medicine Show – New Album & Tour Dates Announced… Its about time boys!!!

Old Crow Medicine Show announces the release of their newest album, Carry Me Back, on July 17 through ATO Records! Carry Me Back is the band’s fourth studio album and first since 2008’s Tennessee Pusher, and features 12 brand new tracks that sonically span the band’s career while still pushing them forward in new directions […]

Woody Guthrie Centenial Commemorated with Smithsonain Folkways Release – Book, Poster, 3CD set, Shirt, 6 Never Before Heard Original Songs

Woody Guthrie Centenial Commemorated with Smithsonain Folkways Release – Book, Poster, 3CD set, Shirt, 6 Never Before Heard Original Songs

Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie (1912–1967), who would have turned 100 on July 14, 2012, wrote songs that became the soundtrack of an era and permanent fixtures of American identity. His early Dust Bowl ballads, along with more than 3,000 work songs, union and labor songs, political and philosophical songs, anti-war songs, anti-Nazi songs, love songs […]

Audio Fidelity Showers April with Phil Collins Gold, Ten Years After Vinyl, and a Genesis Rarity for “Record Store Day”

Audiophile Reissues of Collins’ But Seriously, Ten Years After’s A Space in Time Due April 24th  Dual-Speed Genesis EP Spot the Pigeon Arrives April 21 for “Record Store Day” Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has announced April 24 as the release date for the reissue of two classic rock albums. Phil Collins’ chart-topping 1989 […]

Levon Helm 1940 – 2012

Levon Helm 1940 – 2012

Levon Helm passed peacefully the afternoon of April 19, 2012. He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered by all he touched as a brilliant musician and a beautiful soul. In a statement on his official website, Bob Dylan has posted the following message: “He was my bosom buddy friend […]

Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” Gets Film Adaptation

Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” Gets Film Adaptation

From Variety magazine we just learned that the rights to one of Bob Dylan’s finest albums, Blood on the Tracks, has been acquired by a Brazilian film company to be adapted into an English-language feature film. Coincidentally (or not), Dylan is currently on tour in Brazil. For our South American readers (or Norte Americanos heading […]

American Cadence Records Set to Release Charlie Abbott’s “Brand New Weather”

American Cadence Records Set to Release Charlie Abbott’s “Brand New Weather”

In the wake of the undeniable success that is Kiernan McMullan’s sophomore album, Two Years, American Cadence Records is preparing to bring something a little grittier to the table. Charlie Abbott embraces the indie scene and takes pride in stepping on the cracks, and this is evident in his forthcoming record.   Charlie’s no stranger […]

Charleston Trio Heyrocco Prepares for Album Debut, COMFORT

Charleston Trio Heyrocco Prepares for Album Debut, COMFORT

My regard for the unheard music of the world is widely known, and as a result I get emails from friends all over the place, telling me I should check out this band or that one. Most of the time, I have an enjoyable experience, but I move back to the favorites in my playlists […]

T-Bone Burnett Produces New Lisa Marie Presley Album, Due Out May 15

T-Bone Burnett Produces New Lisa Marie Presley Album, Due Out May 15

On May 15, Lisa Marie Presley will release Storm and Grace, her first album in five years and her Universal Republic/XIX Recordings debut. The album was produced by 12-time GRAMMY® winner T-Bone Burnett and recorded at The Village in Los Angeles. (See below for track listing.) Storm and Grace is a marked departure from the […]

James Taylor’s Mud Slide Slim and The Blue Horizon, Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions ‘Go Gold’ Again in New Audio Fidelity Reissues

Gold CD Limited Editions of Two Landmark Albums of the Seventies to Be Released March 13 Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has announced March 13 for the release of 24-Karat Gold CD reissues of James Taylor’s 1971 album MUD SLIDE SLIM AND THE BLUE HORIZON and Stevie Wonder’s 1973 INNERVISIONS. Both recordings will be […]