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Paul McCartney to release deluxe editions of “Venus and Mars” and “Wings at the Speed of Sound”

Paul McCartney to release deluxe editions of Venus and Mars and Wings at the Speed of Sound

"Venus and Mars" and "Wings at the Speed of Sound" are the next albums to receive the deluxe treatment as part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection.

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Elvis Presley’s “That’s All Right” – 60th anniversary

Elvis Presley's That's All Right - 60th anniversary

We are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the day that Elvis Presley recorded "That's All Right" and kick-started one of the most remarkable careers in music history.

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“Elvis: That’s The Way It Is” 10-disc deluxe edition out in August

Elvis: That's The Way It Is 10-disc deluxe edition out in August

Read about the forthcoming 10-disc box set featuring material recorded during the filming of the 1970 documentary "Elvis: That's The Way It Is".

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Roy Orbison’s “Mystery Girl” out now in expanded and deluxe editions

Roy Orbison's Mystery Girl out now in expanded and deluxe editions

Legacy Recordings has commemorated the 25th anniversary of Roy Orbison's "Mystery Girl" with the release of expanded and deluxe editions of the album.

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Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes In South Africa

Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes In South Africa

The documentary film "Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes in South Africa" is available to view online for a limited time.

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New releases

New releases

Check the new and upcoming CD, Blu-ray and DVD music releases.

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“The Beatles: All These Years Volume  1: Tune In” – Review

The Beatles: All These Years Volume 1: Tune In - Review

George Smith reviews the first of Mark Lewisohn's three-volume biography of The Beatles.

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Conan O’Brien interviews music historian Peter Guralnick

Conan O'Brien interviews music historian Peter Guralnick

Watch Conan O'Brien's in-depth interview with music historian Peter Guralnick.

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Song of the week

Song of the week

Each week we showcase a classic track as Song of the Week. Check the current and past choices.

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Before they were famous – high school yearbook photos

Before they were famous - high school yearbook photos

See if you can identify these stars before they were famous.

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“Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me” movie opens in October

Written by admin on August 18, 2014 – 3:29 pm -

“Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me” will open in New York and Nashville on October 24, followed by a national release in more than 50 cities. The documentary, directed and produced by James Keach (producer of “Walk The Line”) and produced by Trevor Albert (“Groundhog Day”), is an inspiring portrait of the life and 50-year career of Glen Campbell, culminating with his worldwide “Goodbye Tour”.

Glen Campbell I'll Be Me movie
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After going public with his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 2011, Glen released the album “Ghost on the Canvas” and embarked on what was then intended to be a short “Goodbye Tour.” The tour grew into a worldwide celebration of Glen’s career and the new album received some of the best reviews of his career. On Feb 12, 2012, Glen performed to an audience of 39 million people at the Grammy Awards and was presented with the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award.

“Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me” also goes beyond the music to explore the relationship between Glen and his wife Kim, who has been beside him at every step as his condition has become more challenging. There are also interviews with friends and admirers of Glen, including Bill Clinton, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney,Jimmy Webb, The Edge, Vince Gill, Blake Shelton, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Steve Martin, Chad Smith, Jay Leno and Taylor Swift.

“Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me” – Official movie trailer


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New releases update – August 2014

Written by admin on August 17, 2014 – 9:45 pm -

New music releases August 2014

The New Releases page has been updated to include this month’s music CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases from classic artists.

Highlights for August include:

  • “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is: Deluxe Edition” 10-disc box set and two-disc “Legacy Edition” (5 Aug)
  • “Eric Clapton & Friends – The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale)” 2 LP standard vinyl edition and 4 LP special vinyl edition (26 Aug)
  • “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is: Special Edition” on Blu-ray/DVD (12 Aug)
  • Brian Setzer’s “Rockabilly Riot! All Original” on CD (12 Aug) and Vinyl (19 Aug)
  • Midge Ure’s new album “Fragile” (19 Aug)
  • Smokey Robinson’s duets album “Smokey & Friends” (19 Aug)
  • Ace Frehley’s new solo album “Space Invader” in standard and deluxe editions (19 Aug)
  • The Kinks’ “Lola Versus Powerman & The Moneygoround, Part One – Deluxe Edition” (25 Aug)
  • Ian Anderson’s “Thick as a Brick – Live in Iceland” on Blu-ray, DVD and CD (25 Aug)
  • U.S. edition of the Small Faces’ “Here Come the Nice” 8-disc box set (26 Aug).


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New music releases August 2014


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Graceland hosts Elvis auction

Written by admin on August 15, 2014 – 6:18 pm -

Thousands of fans have been in Memphis over the past week to celebrate Elvis Presley’s life, 37 years after he died at Graceland. One of the highlights of this year’s Elvis Week was the first ever Elvis auction at the Graceland Archive Studio on Thursday.

All items were from third party sellers, including rare artifacts from the collection of Greg Page, founding member of The Wiggles®. The biggest seller was a gemstone, diamond and gold lion mask pendant that was worn often by Elvis, including during his visit with President Nixon at The White House ($67,000). An opal and diamond ring purchased by Elvis for Ginger Alden in 1976 also attracted big money ($31,000).

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Paul McCartney says farewell to Candlestick Park

Written by admin on August 15, 2014 – 4:54 pm -

Paul McCartney returned to the site of the Beatles’ last paid concert to close San Francisco’s Candlestick Park on Thursday night (August 14).

McCartney and his band filmed a promo ahead of the gig.

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Robert Plant – Tour and new album update

Written by admin on August 8, 2014 – 7:14 pm -

Robert Plant will hit the road next month for a seven-date North American tour, ahead of a 13-date UK tour in November. The tours will support his new album “Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar,” which is released on September 8 in the UK and the following day in North America.

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters will play the following North American dates: Read more »


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