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2010-06-21 10:16:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- MASTERWORKS BROADWAY proudly announces the upcoming release of the New Broadway Cast Recording of PROMISES, PROMISES. The recording is available nationwide physically and digitally on June 22, 2010 and is produced by Grammy Award winners David Caddick and David Lai. For the first time in over forty years PROMISES, PROMISES returns to the stage starring Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes and Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth. Directed and...

2010-02-16 09:29:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonard Cohen, Jackie DeShannon, David Foster, Johnny Mandel and Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White, Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Larry Dunn and Al McKay will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year, SHOF Chairman/CEO Hal David announced today. The organization, which is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, returns for its highly anticipated 41st annual...

2009-08-11 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT LOVE CAN DO, 429 Records' collection of songs by some of the music world's most creative songwriters is enjoying a successful launch as the title track, a new recording by Brian Wilson is powering the AC radio charts in the first weeks of release! Written by Brian Wilson, Steven Krikorian and Burt Bacharach and produced by legendary producer Phil Ramone, "What Love Can Do" was the # 1 Most Added song at adult contemporary radio in late...

2009-07-07 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- 429 Records is announcing the release of a one-of-a-kind collection of songs by some of the music world's most creative songwriters. Titled "WHAT LOVE CAN DO," it's a project put together by legendary producer Phil Ramone that brings together celebrated musicians such as Brian Wilson, Kris Kristofferson, Kenny Loggins, Burt Bacharach and many others each of whom have gone back into the studio to recreate one of their all-time hits as well as a...

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Alice Wyllie A COMMON pastime in the wee hours after a few too many is to list your fantasy musical collaborations. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash? Maybe. Marilyn Manson and Britney Spears? Not so much. What about Michael Jackson and Robert Burns? It turns out it's not quite as crazy as it sounds. According to Jackson's life-long friend, the music business and TV personality David Gest, he and the pop superstar have made an album of Burns poems. "Our favourite poet in the world is...

2008-07-17 12:00:49

By Phillip Ramati, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 17--Jon Allen always has been a couple of decades late when it comes to his love of music. When he was growing up and a middle-school student at Stratford Academy in Macon, his musical tastes leaned more toward acts such as the Beach Boys rather than the grunge movement of the early 1990s. Now, about to turn 28, Allen finds himself immersed in the music of yet another bygone era. Playing keyboards as part of jazz singer Steve Tyrell's...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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