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2013-05-09 23:43:34

The website for Indian traditional meals goes live amidst a gala event (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The event that marked the launch of mahabhoj.com, the online store for Indian platters, was full of spice and flavors. There were more than a hundred dishes to choose from, as the organizers had brought together the tastes from different states of India on a single platform. The website is the online shop for Mahabhoj, the company offering traditional Indian platters at reasonable prices. As the...

2013-01-18 16:21:51

BOONTON TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A representative of ValCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLCO) announced today that the company has acquired an interest in 193 additional musical compositions written or co-written by Buck Ram through an agreement with Alicia Bennett, Buck Ram's daughter. Buck Ram is considered by many in the entertainment field to have been one of the greatest songwriters and producers of the 20(th) century having written or co-written numerous...

2012-07-26 10:24:34

LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a crippling blow to serial vocal group imitators Larry Marshak and his company Florida Entertainment Management, Nevada Federal District Court Judge Miranda M. Du issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting them and their agents from causing confusion in the marketplace for old and new fans seeking tickets to a performance of a current version of the original and legendary vocal group "The Platters." Larry Marshak's imitation group is currently seen...

2012-06-11 06:22:42

BOSTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The funeral for Herb Reed, Vocal Group and Grammy Halls of Fame member and founder of The Platters is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2012. Members of the international, national and local music communities will join Reed's music family and friends to celebrate the life of the last remaining member of the historically significant quintet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120611/NE21986 ) The Reverend Dr. Regina Shearer, vice-president of...

2012-06-05 06:25:12

BOSTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As founder and naming member of the legendary group The Platters, Herb Reed racked up an impressive list of achievements. He and his group performed sold-out shows in more than 100 countries; made nearly 400 recordings and sold millions of albums, earning the group membership in the Rock and Roll, Vocal Group and Grammy Halls of Fame. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120605/NE18933) Reed, 83, who sang bass for The Platters on...

2012-02-02 19:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Judge Philip M. Pro issued a preliminary injunction against Las Vegas-based entertainer Monroe Powell prohibiting him from using the name "The Platters," reaffirming a previous court ruling that the founder and only surviving member of The Platters, Herb Reed, has the exclusive rights to the trademark. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/NE47132 )Powell has been performing in Las Vegas, across the United States...

2011-08-08 09:14:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing strategy to monetize content from its film and audio library, ValCom, Inc. (VLCO.PK) announced today that, through its distribution agreement, it will be releasing a rare and unreleased single from the forthcoming album "The Early Sessions-Uncovered" by Ike and Tina Turner on iTunes and all other digital download sites. The song to be released will be a single from the early career of Ike and Tina Turner called A Fool...

2011-07-11 10:28:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ValCom, Inc. (VLCO.PK) announced today that it has started production on the first of many albums that will be distributed commercially through multiple sources including Universal Music Distribution. The Platters Golden Anniversary album will feature digitally re-mastered cuts of classic Platters songs including Only You, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, and The Great Pretender. The Album will also feature new, original recordings with Platter's...

2011-06-09 08:30:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ValCom, Inc. (VLCO.PK) announced today that it has started the process of re-mastering its audio library in preparation for a major international release of 4 music albums and a feature film. In the process of re-mastering the audio library, company representatives have had their first opportunity to listen to rare and unreleased performances of Elvis Presley, The Platters, Ike and Tina Turner, and many others from the early 1960s. On one...