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2013-12-13 16:23:21

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- In her sixth decade of providing music magic, Barbra Streisand continues to reach the number one position on the charts. Her "Back To Brooklyn" concert DVD has reached #1 on the Billboard Top DVD Music Videos chart. Achieving that distinction with the Columbia Records release, Streisand has now topped the DVD charts five times. Her success in the DVD field also includes having earned nine Gold DVDs, six Platinum and three...

2013-10-24 16:25:24

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records has announced the simultaneous release of a CD and a CD/DVD package of Barbra Streisand's critically acclaimed 2012 "Back To Brooklyn" concert, set to be released on November 25. Filmed and recorded over two nights, the CD and DVD capture the superstar's celebratory return to her hometown of Brooklyn, NY. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/NY04040-a ) A unique and compelling attraction of "Back To Brooklyn" is...

2012-02-22 11:34:00

Broadway's Judy Blazer and Shuler Hensley topline affectionate re-creation of the early Yiddish Theater NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater, a celebration of Yiddish theater pioneers Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky by their grandson, Michael Tilson Thomas, Artistic Director of the New World Symphony, airs Thursday, March 29 at 8 p.m. (check local listings), on THIRTEEN's Great Performances....

2011-06-27 04:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The incomparable Barbra Streisand's long-cherished desire to release an album of music with lyrics exclusively written by her collaborators and friends, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, will be achieved with her latest release What Matters Most- Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman for Columbia Records. The ten song album, and deluxe edition, will be available August 23, 2011. (Photo:...

2008-12-12 11:05:00

BERLIN, December 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12th one of the most important record labels in the history of music celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding: Motown Records. On the occasion of the world-wide anniversary celebrations, the world premiere of the show Memories of Motown will be presented in January at the Estrel Berlin. The newest musical stage show of Berlin producer Bernhard Kurz ("Stars in Concert") brings back all the unmistakeable world hits with which the Detroit...

2008-07-06 15:00:18

By Holly Hollman, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jul. 6--ATHENS -- When Alton Delmore was a mere 13 years old, he became a published musician. The gospel tune, written by the teen and his mother, Mary, was called "Bound For the Shore." Alton, born in Elkmont on Christmas Day in 1908, and his younger brother, Rabon, born Dec. 3, 1916, grew up singing with gospel quartets in the Decatur area. According to history written by Alton Delmore's daughter, Norma Gail Delmore Weimer, the two started...