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2010-11-16 10:35:00

After years of waiting, the Beatles have finally been brought to iTunes. Apple Inc. announced on Tuesday that its iTunes service will start selling music from the group after it reached an agreement with the Beatles' recording label EMI.  Apple will sell 13 remastered Beatles studio albums, the two-volume "Past Masters" set and the classic "Red" and "Blue" collections for $12.99 each.  People are able to also buy individual songs for $1.29 apiece. Apple is also selling a special...

2010-11-09 10:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As R&B superstar R. Kelly adds another hit to his extensive repertoire, Jive Records is pleased to announce the release of the three-time Grammy Award winner's new album, Love Letter. Destined to become a modern classic, R. Kelly's 11th studio album will be available in stores and at digital retailers on December 14. Already setting the stage for Love Letter is the hot lead single "When a Woman Loves" (Click on link to stream). The refreshing,...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most critically acclaimed concert albums in rock history, from one of the greatest live bands of all time, just got even better--with the revelatory rediscovery of the recording of the following night's performance. The Who's Live At Leeds - 40th Anniversary Super-Deluxe Collectors' Edition (MCA/UMe), released November 16, 2010, brings together not only the iconic band's concert of February 14, 1970 in Leeds but also the following night's...

2010-10-11 23:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the very first time in history the "World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band," ABKCO Records and Universal Music Group have joined forces to offer two vinyl box set collections spanning over 40 years of the Rolling Stones' career. The box sets include 23 original studio albums, two "Big Hits" collections as well as two rare EPs. They will be released on November 22 in the U.K. and November 23 in the U.S. and Canada. The Rolling Stones 1964-1969 and The...

2010-10-07 14:08:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday, October 9 marks the 70th anniversary of music legend and peace activist, John Lennon's birth. Celebrations are being held around the world to commemorate this occasion, including the unveiling of the much anticipated Peace Monument, in Lennon's hometown of Liverpool, England. Saturday is not the only special day in Beatles history. 2010 is a huge year for Beatles fans: It's been 50 years since the band was formed, 40 years since they split up, 70...

2010-09-20 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Five decades into his career, Neil Diamond has finally made the album of his dreams. On Tuesday, November 2, Columbia Records will release Dreams, a new 14-song collection of the legendary singer/songwriter's interpretations of his favorite songs of other composers from the rock era. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/NY67444 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100920/NY67444 ) "You never know how long you've got and a...

2010-09-13 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings and Experience Hendrix LLC are proud to announce the highly-anticipated release of West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology, featuring more than four hours of rare and previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix music on a 5 Disc (4 CD/1 DVD) deluxe box set, available Tuesday, November 16. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) (Photo:...

2010-09-01 09:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- EMI Music unveils today the complete tracklists and cover art for a broad selection of remastered John Lennon albums and new collections to be released on CD and digitally on 4 October (5 October in North America). Announced last month, EMI Music's global John Lennon 'Gimme Some Truth' catalogue campaign is being overseen by Yoko Ono and commemorates the music legend's 70th birthday on 9 October, 2010. Featured in the sweeping initiative are eight...

2010-08-09 09:44:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings proudly announce the second wave of releases in the monumental 2010 Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project, available October 19, 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090828/NY67803 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090828/NY67803 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Legacy's next round of titles from...

2010-07-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The consummate artistry of Miles Davis and the scope of his musical vision at Columbia Records is paid the ultimate tribute on The Genius of Miles Davis. For the first time, this new collection brings together the eight deluxe multi-CD box sets that were known as The Miles Davis Series. Each volume - seven of which have collectible "metal spines" - explored a major phase of the artist's development from 1955 (Miles Davis & John Coltrane: The...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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