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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...

2011-08-04 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...

2011-07-11 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...

2011-01-19 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...

2009-03-11 12:38:51

U.S. recording artist Tina Turner has been forced to postpone two concerts in England because she is suffering from respiratory flu, her publicist said. The BBC said the 69-year-old singer was to perform at London's O2 Arena Wednesday and Sheffield Arena Thursday but those dates are being postponed until May due to Turner's illness. Performances last week marked the music star's first in England since 2000. Tina always wants to give 100 percent and has been overwhelmed by the reaction from...

2008-10-06 21:00:21

>Pop Tina Turner, "Tina!" (Capitol). As Tina Turner prepares to launch her first North American tour in years, Capitol has assembled "Tina!," a compilation documenting her development from deep soul diva, to R&B/pop crossover artist, and finally, to mainstream pop- soul grande dame. For my money, Turner's masterpiece is also Phil Spector's -- the keening, wailing wall-of-sound brilliance that is "River Deep Mountain High." All the other hits are here, too, as well as four previously...

2008-09-14 18:00:16

By bev bevan IKE AND TINA TURNER Shake A Tail Feather (Ground Floor) I RECENTLY watched on DVD the biopic movie What's Love Got To Do With It, which traces the troubled times of Ike and Tina Turner. Ike was born in Clarksville, Mississippi, in 1931. Tina was born Annie Mae Bullock in 1938 and raised within those Nutbush city limits in Texas. After their divorce in 1976, Tina went on to become one of the superstars in music. Ike, however, went downhill and was jailed for a year in...

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2007-12-21 21:00:00

By SANDY COHEN GARDENA, Calif. - Ike Turner's funeral was part memorial service, part rock concert. The nearly three-hour remembrance Friday at Greater Bethany Community Church City of Refuge in Gardena featured Turner's eight-piece band, the Kings of Rhythm, which performed rollicking renditions of some of the musician's greatest hits, including "Nutbush City Limits" and "Proud Mary." The songs brought the crowd of hundreds to its feet. "Daddy wouldn't want any of us crying," said...

2005-12-05 03:29:29

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Official Washington put aside politics and other worries to pay tribute to five entertainment icons, including rock and roll star Tina Turner and actor Robert Redford, at the annual Kennedy Center Honors. At a tribute concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosted by Caroline Kennedy on Sunday, the 28th annual Kennedy Center Honors also went to singer Tony Bennett; actress Julie Harris and ballerina and teacher Suzanne...


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