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Singer/performer and author Tina Turner will be the subject of a documentary from the filmmakers who were behind the acclaimed Searching For Sugar Man and Whitney. It’s directed by TJ Martin and Dan Lindsay, and produced by Simon and Jonathan Chinn’s Lightbox. HBO Documentary Films in the U.S. and the Sky Channel in the U.K. will premiere the movie this year. The HBO documentary examines Turner’s career, from her days with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue through her combative marriage to Ike, and her subsequent survivor story journey where she became one of the biggest-selling solo performers in the […]

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Multi-platinum Los Angeles rock band the Go-Go’s, featuring Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine and Jane Wiedlin, will see the release of the Alison Ellwood-directed THE GO-GO’S on DVD and Blu-ray formats (Polygram/UMe) and through digital download & rental services (Eagle Rock Entertainment) on February 5, 2021. The documentary debuted in the summer of 2020 on Showtime cable television. The film was done in association with Showtime, Polygram Entertainment, Universal Music Publishing Group and Interscope Films a Fine Point Films and Fadoo Production. THE GO-GO’S CHARLOTTE CAFFEY (Lead Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals) BELINDA CARLISLE (Lead Vocals) GINA SCHOCK (Drums, […]

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Elvis Aron Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. He left the physical world on August 16, 1977 from Memphis, Tennessee. Sony Music during December 2020 released Presley‘s 1970 sessions in Nashville, Tennessee in a new four-CD set, From Elvis in Nashville. Presley’s first recordings of the 1970s saw him cut loose live in the studio with a band in sync with his sensibility. Recorded live in RCA’s Studio B in Nashville over the course of a five day/night run in June (there was also an additional session on 22 September), Elvis’ performances from those sessions formed the core […]

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On January 29, the Geffen/UMe record label is set to release the Mamas & The Papas’ If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears on black vinyl. The album will be available on opaque yellow vinyl exclusively at uDiscover Music and Sound of Vinyl. Considered one of the best pop-rock albums of all time, the 12-song 1966 debut showcases the exquisite pop sensibilities and impeccable harmonies of Cass Elliot, Denny Doherty, John Phillips and Michelle Phillips. Reaching No. 1 on the Billboard album charts within months of release and spending more than 100 weeks on the chart, the Lou Adler-produced […]

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Tower Records, the iconic music chain that defined the retail music business in the pre-digital era, is back in business 60 years after Russ Solomon first opened its doors in 1960. To celebrate its return, Tower Records will offer exclusive merchandise as well as limited edition vinyl releases ahead of exciting partnerships with artists, labels and brands to be announced in early 2021. Along with exclusive Tower Records “Watt Ave” t-shirts commemorating the original Tower Records store in Sacramento, California, music fans can purchase limited edition vinyl including Ghost Dog – Original Motion Picture Score produced by The RZA, now available for the first time […]

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The first-ever full length documentary chronicling the 60 year career of the Ventures, The Ventures: Stars on Guitars, will debut on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD to cable providers and streaming platforms on December 8th via Vision Films Inc. Outlets for viewing include iTunes, Vimeo, Comcast, Spectrum, DirecTV, and Amazon. It’s the definitive history of the instrumental rock ‘n’ roll band from director Staci Layne Wilson, daughter of the Ventures’ founder Don Wilson and features 35 interview subjects. Lise Romanoff, CEO and Managing Director of Vision Films said in a news statement, “Staci Wilson has delivered a passion project that is […]

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The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart from HBO Documentary Films is a feature length documentary that chronicles the triumphs and hurdles of brothers Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb, otherwise known as the Bee Gees. The iconic trio, who found early fame in the 1960s, went on to write over 1,000 songs and have 20 No. 1 hits throughout their career, transcending more than five decades of changing tastes and styles. “The Bee Gees having recorded 22 studio albums and for numerous soundtracks, including the monumentally successful Saturday Night Fever, the Bee Gees infused popular culture with dozens […]

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George Harrison’s debut solo album All Things Must Pass was recorded May-October 1970 in London at the Abbey Road, Trident and Apple studios. It was co-produced by Harrison and Phil Spector, with assistance from engineers Ken Scott and Phil McDonald. Contributing to the sessions were musicians Eric Clapton, Klaus Voorman, Gary Wright, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Pete Drake, Dave Mason, Gary Brooker, Jim Price, Bobby Whitlock, Carl Radle, Bobby Keys, Ginger Baker, Peter Frampton, Tony Ashton, Jim Gordon, Alan White, members of Badfinger, and John Barham, who provided the orchestral arrangements. Upon initial release on November 27, 1970, the triple-LP […]

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ZAPPA, the first all-access documentary on the life and times of Frank Zappa was set to premiere at the 2020 SXSW film festival. The Kickstarter campaign for this project was the highest funded documentary in crowdfunding history. ZAPPA was acquired by Magnolia Pictures in August and will be released day and date on November 27, 2020 in the U.S. Produced by Alex Winter and Glen Zipper. ZAPPA, a film by Alex Winter, is a Magnolia Pictures and Great Point Media and Trouper Production in association with Zipper Bros Films and Roxbourne Media Limited. With unfettered access to the Zappa family trust […]

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Formed in 2016, Arch Echo, co-founded by Berklee College of Music graduates Adam Bentley, Joey Izzo and Adam Rafowitz entered the progressive metal/fusion scene with a debut self-titled album that gained worldwide attention, housing popular songs “Hip Dipper” and “Color Wheel.” Arch Echo toured North America and Europe, including a mainstage debut at the UK Tech Fest in 2018. Arch Echo then followed with an EP titled Story I. Earlier this decade I was approached about lecturing at Berklee College of Music. They have a course The Music of Laurel Canyon about musicians who lived in the region 1964-1970. Their book […]

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