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2012-03-16 09:04:30

NEW YORK, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday March 19th is the exact 50th anniversary of the release of Bob Dylan's eponymous first album. The anniversary sees the release for charity of a digital single and music video of the classic Dylan song "Forever Young" by one of Dylan's mentors - legendary folksinger/activist Pete Seeger who is 92. (93 on May 3rd.) The release is being championed by a grassroots campaign www.ForeverPete.com. ForeverPete.com - modeled on the...

2011-08-25 12:19:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary singer-songwriters David Crosby and Graham Nash have been touring the U.S. since early this year. On September 27, the duo kicks off the European leg of their 2011 tour with a show in Dublin. Dates in Europe continue through November 2, with a final show at Teatro Sistina in Rome. Other highlights along the way include shows at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester (9/30), Royal Albert Hall in London (10/8), the Olympia in Paris (10/14), and...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the '60s, a new sound of rock 'n' roll came across the Atlantic from England. The "British Invasion" was a musical movement unlike anything America had ever experienced. It sparked a massive cultural change in rock 'n' roll and ignited a friendly and creative musical rivalry between British and American rock bands. At the heart of this revolution was The Ed Sullivan Show, chronicling this movement from the beginning by giving these new groups...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the first four artists to be featured in The Complete Albums Collection, a new product line for serious music fans and enthusiasts, available exclusively through PopMarket.com beginning Tuesday, May 24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Launching with comprehensive boxed sets of original album catalogs by The Byrds, Sam Cooke, Stan Getz and...

2010-11-22 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TJL Productions announced today that PBS will broadcast JOHN SEBASTIAN PRESENTS FOLK REWIND during the December pledge period. Hosted by John Sebastian of The Lovin' Spoonful ("Do You Believe In Magic"), the latest installment of the popular "My Music" series features a treasure trove of historical footage not seen in over four decades, plus exciting new concert performances by legendary artists who continue to thrill audiences today....

2010-04-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From her earliest forays into music at the age of four, it was Carole King's destiny to pursue a career as a composer, musician and vocalist. A decade before the mid-'60s folk boom put the term "singer and songwriter" into American and British pop music vernacular, Carole was, in fact, exactly that - a singer and songwriter. As a fledgling songsmith still in her teens in the late 1950s, her sophisticated demo recordings startled music execs who, within...

2008-10-06 09:00:31

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity feature Chris Hillman's "Drifting" as their October Song of the Month, with a free download at http://www.fscc-calledtobe.org/living/ on their "Franciscanized World" page. The Franciscan Sisters recognize Chris Hillman during this month of celebrating St. Francis, drifter and dreamer. A pioneer of the genre known as Country Rock, Hillman's career has spanned five decades. He's been instrumental in...