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2011-08-04 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of Phil Spector's magnificent Wall Of Sound productions, "Tomorrow's Sound Today," is given its most expansive display ever on the new box set, PHIL SPECTOR PRESENTS THE PHILLES ALBUM COLLECTION. In a continuing celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Philles Records label (1961-2011), this new box set supersedes all previous collections in its scope. Gathered together in mini-replica LP sleeves are the first six original Philles...

2011-02-25 08:00:00

In the news release, PBS to Broadcast 'MY MUSIC: ROCK, POP & DOO WOP', issued 17-Feb-2011 by TJL Productions over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read " Pop-rock legends Ronnie Spector (of The Ronettes) and Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (formerly of Sha Na Na) team up to host a celebration of the best-loved songs from the '50s and '60s." rather than " Pop-rock legends Ronnie Spector (of The Ronettes) and Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (of Sha Na Na)...

2011-02-17 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TJL Productions announced today that PBS will broadcast MY MUSIC: ROCK, POP & DOO WOP during the March pledge period. Pop-rock legends Ronnie Spector (of The Ronettes) and Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (of Sha Na Na) team up to host a celebration of the best-loved songs from the '50s and '60s. Recorded in May 2010, this all-new MY MUSIC concert event features emotion-packed performances from iconic American voices that helped define rock and roll's...

2011-01-19 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 50th anniversary of the Philles Records label (1961-2011) has arrived. The long-range campaign promise announced in 2009 by Legacy Recordings and EMI Music Publishing, to dig deep into the rich catalog of Phil Spector's 'Wall Of Sound' on Philles, moves ahead with four newly-compiled albums. The quartet of titles will be available at all physical and digital retail outlets starting February 22nd through Phil Spector Records/ Legacy, a...

2009-09-30 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment and EMI Music Publishing have struck an historic licensing deal to release, through Sony's Legacy Recordings, the monumental catalog of Phil Spector's Philles Records recordings from a range of artists including the Ronettes, the Crystals, Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans, Lenny Bruce and more. The new deal covers the United States, with an international roll-out to follow. The first release under the new arrangement will be...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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