ValCom Announces Release of Rare Tina Turner & The Platters Singles on iTunes Through Universal
CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its ongoing strategy to monetize content from its film and audio library, ValCom, Inc. (VLCO.PK) announced today that, through its distribution agreement, it will be releasing a rare and unreleased single from the forthcoming album “The Early Sessions-Uncovered” by Ike and Tina Turner on iTunes and all other digital download sites.
The song to be released will be a single from the early career of Ike and Tina Turner called A Fool for a Fool, a powerful and soulful track that was recorded before Tina became a superstar. ValCom’s audio library contains master tapes of studio sessions from the late 50′s and early 60′s. The recordings have been digitally re-mastered by veteran producer Joel Wertman to achieve superb quality and clarity.
“The releases via digital download will be the first taste of the ValCom music library that will be available to the general public,” stated Vince Vellardita, President and CEO of ValCom. “We recognize that the music industry has undergone sweeping changes in recent years. Monetizing the content in the ValCom library is of utmost importance to the company. We’re making certain we tap all potential sources of revenue, including digital downloads.”
ValCom’s next release will feature a special version of The Platters hit The Great Pretender that features a surprise, superstar guest vocalist. This single will also be included as part of an album featuring duets by a contemporary Artist singing along side the original Artist on their original recordings.
iTunes digital music management software is an application for playing, downloading, and organizing digital audio and video files and is available for both Mac and Windows-based computers. iTunes is integrated with the iTunes Store , a service that allows customers to find, purchase, rent, and download third-party digital music, audio books, music videos, short films, television shows, movies, podcasts, games, and other applications. The iTunes Store currently serves customers in 23 countries. The iTunes Store includes the Apple’s App Store and iBookstore.
About ValCom, Inc.
Based in Clearwater, FL, ValCom, Inc. is a diversified, fully integrated, independent entertainment company that has been in operation since 1983. ValCom, Inc., through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, creates and operates full service facilities that accommodate film, television and commercial productions with its four divisions comprised of television and film production, broadcasting (My Family TV Network), distribution, and live theatre. ValCom’s client list consists of all of the majors such as MGM, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Disney, CBS, Sony, NBC, Phantom of the Opera, HSN, and more. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.valcom.tv
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