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“Jazz On A Summer’s Day” 60th Anniversary Edition – 1958 Newport Jazz Festival

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“Jazz On A Summer’s Day” 60th Anniversary Edition – 1958 Newport Jazz Festival

Bert Stern’s acclaimed film of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival is newly restored for its 60th Anniversary

“Jazz on a Summer’s Day” is one of the greatest concert movies ever made, a timeless record of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, with some of the most stunning images of live music ever brought to the cinema screen.

Conceived by stills photographer Bert Stern (Vogue magazine, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn) and brilliantly filmed over three days in August 1958, “Jazz On A Summer’s Day” provided the template for future concert documentaries such as Monterey and Woodstock.

Interspersing footage of the crowd and fashions of late Fifties America, the America’s Cup yacht race with artists live on stage and largely devoid of dialogue, Stern’s fluid form perfectly echoes the jazz vibe tempering a fly-on-the-wall documentary style with surreal, dreamlike flourishes.

Although the festival featured a glittering array of jazz giants such as Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Anita O’Day, Dinah Washington, George Shearing, and Gerry Mulligan, the event encompassed far more. Chuck Berry duck-walked his way to rock glory, Big Maybelle provided her powerhouse R&B and the magnificent Mahalia Jackson delivered gospel in a manner that demonstrated what true soul was all about.

In 1999, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”

Bert Stern’s acclaimed film of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival is newly restored for its 60th Anniversary by Richard J Whittaker of FX with DVD authoring by Ray Shulman at I-Sonic while the soundtrack has been digitally remastered for CD by Peter Reynolds at Reynolds Mastering and for the first time ever, mastered at half-speed by Barry Grint at Alchemy Studios on two 33 1/3 rpm audiophile Vinyl LPs.

Released on Charly Records, the special edition comes housed in a lavish, blue-foil blocked fully-illustrated 40-page hardback book complete with new, definitive sleeve notes by Mojo’s Fred Dellar, including artist and track-by-track details.

DVD extras include an interview with Bert Stern, an introduction to “Jazz on a Summer’s Day,” artist biographies and photo gallery.

60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
DVD | CD | VINYL | BOOK
• Complete film DVD + bonus
documentary + extras
• Newly-remastered soundtrack
on CD
• 2 x 10-inch LPs mastered
half-speed on audiophile vinyl
• 40-page lavishly illustrated
hardback book
• New liner notes by Fred Dellar

Release date: 26th October 2018

“An audio-visual treat, a moment to savour from the Indian summer of Jazz.” – THE GUARDIAN

“Sixty years on, ‘Jazz on a Summer’s Day’ remains a timeless venture, forever memorable.” – Fred Dellar, MOJO MAGAZINE

To purchase: http://smarturl.it/JAZZis60

Press inquiries (North America): Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158 (USA), glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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Star-Studded Salute To Hard Rock Legends KISS Receives A Very Special Reissue With New Title And All New Artwork!

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Star-Studded Salute To Hard Rock Legends KISS Receives A Very Special Reissue With New Title And All New Artwork! 

Produced by Bob Kulick and Bruce Bouillet with guest performances by Bruce Kulick, Tommy Shaw, Lemmy Kilmister, Doug Aldrich, Dee Snider, Steve Lukather, Chris Jericho, C.C. DeVille, Dug Pinnick, Page Hamilton, Buzz Osbourne, and more! 

Los Angeles, CA – An incredible line-up of world-class musicians and vocalists gathered together, under the helm of Grammy award-winning producers Bob Kulick and Bruce Bouillet, to recreate 11 classics from the catalog of one of music’s greatest, best-loved bands, the icons of theatrical shock rock, the mighty KISS! Originally released as Spin The Bottle in 2004, the resulting album has received a complete makeover this year and will be reissued October 19 with all new artwork. Now titled, Pure Fire – The Ultimate KISS Tribute, the album features unique combinations of A-list performers including former KISS member Bruce Kulick plus some of the bands biggest friends and fans including Tommy Shaw (Styx), Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Steve Lukather (Toto), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), Buzz Osbourne (The Melvins), Dug Pinnick (King’s X), C.C. DeVille (Poison) and so many more!

This special multi-media edition also comes with a bonus making-of DVD that features interviews and stories from the artists, including those who are no longer with us, recorded 14 years ago – it’s like a beautifully preserved time capsule showing what these artists looked like, sang like and played like, and what they thought about KISS back then. Hear producer Bob Kulick, Tommy Shaw, Tony Franklin, Aynsley Dunbar, Robin McAuley, Robben Ford , Lemmy , Greg Bissonette, Doug Aldrich, Kip Winger, Carmine Appice, Mike Porcaro,  Fred Coury, and many others share their personal stories and recollections about Paul, Gene, Ace & Peter. No self-respecting KISS fan should be without this release!

Track List:
DISC 1: CD
1. Detroit Rock City – Dee Snider, Doug Aldrich, Marco Mendoza, John Tempesta
2. Love Gun – Tommy Shaw, Steve Lukather, Tim Bogert, Jay Schellen
3. Cold Gin – Mark Slaughter, Ryan Roxy, Robben Ford, Phil Soussan, Steve Riley
4. King Of The Night Time World – Chris Jericho, Rich Ward, Mike Inez, Fred Coury
5. I Want You – Kip Winger, Paul Gilbert, Greg Bissonette
6. God Of Thunder – Buzz Osbourne, Bruce Kulick, Blasko, Carmine Appice
7. Calling Dr. Love – Page Hamilton, Mike Porcaro, Greg Bissonette
8. Shout It Out Loud – Lemmy Kilmister, Jennifer Batten, Bob Kulick, Samantha Maloney
9. Parasite – Dug Pinnick, Bob Kulick, John Alderete, Vinnie Colaiuta
10. Strutter – Phil Lewis, Gilby Clarke, Jeff Pilson, Bobby Rock
11. Stole Your Love – Robin McAuley, C.C. DeVille, Tony Franklin, Aynsley Dunbar

DISC 2: BONUS DVD
Interviews and stories with:
Paul Gilbert, Bob Kulick, Tommy Shaw, Tony Franklin, Aynsley Dunbar, Robin McAuley, Robben Ford, Lemmy, Greg Bissonette, C.C. DeVille, Doug Aldrich, Kip Winger, Carmine Appice, Mike Porcaro, Fred Coury, Jennifer Batten, Bobby Rock, Mark Slaughter, Page Hamilton, Tim Bogert, Steve Lukather, Samantha Maloney, Chris Jericho and Bruce Kulick

Pre-order the CD here: https://www.amazon.com/Pure-Fire-Ultimate-Tribute-Various/dp/B07G228VJT/

“After being friends with KISS, knowing them for years, playing on Paul’s solo record, it was my pleasure to play on this tribute CD. And also working with Bob Kulick was great fun. I thought it came out great. It ROCKS!” – Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge/ Beck, Bogert, Appice)

“I really liked the new arrangement they had and we screamed through it pretty fast. Wild combinations of players and singers, and in the end a very new twist to some KISS classics.” – Steve Lukather (Toto)

“KISS is and forever will be the most exciting band in the land!” – Kip Winger (Winger)

“What fun it is to do anything with Bob. Giving KISS some love. I tried to do Gene proud. We’re all parasites, baby!!” – Dug Pinnick (King’s X)

“I was thrilled to play on this record, especially with Mark Slaughter and Ryan Roxie, with whom I have played before. The song ‘Cold Gin’ was special for me because of one morning back in 1990 when I was awoken by a phone call from Gene Simmons inviting me to come up on stage to play a song with them that night. It was indeed a great moment for me!” – Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne)

“Such an honor to be included then and now, in this list of immensely talented musicians on this KISS tribute. Put your KISS face on and turn it up. Enjoy!!!” – Robin McAuley. ( MSG )

“Some seriously great performances by an insane bunch! Being involved on many of the assorted songs, I had the pleasure of enjoying all the different folks and the cool and varied interpretations they all were bringing to the table.” – David Glen Eisley (Giuffria/Dirty White Boy)

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A Masterful Collection Of Guitar Playing Virtuosos Put Together By Emmy Award-Winning Producer Brian Tarquin Set For Release March 23!

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A Masterful Collection Of Guitar Playing Virtuosos Put Together By Emmy Award-Winning Producer Brian Tarquin 
Set For Release March 23!

Features performances by the late Allan Holdsworth & Larry Coryell plus Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Stanley Clarke, Zakk Wylde, and more!

Los Angeles, CA – If you haven’t yet got your fill of six-string slinging, tour de force performances, then we have the collection for you! From multi-Emmy award-winning composer/producer Brian Tarquin comes Guitar Masters Collection, an extraordinary compilation of hard-to-find rarities, including tracks from the late great Allan Holdsworth, plus a rare, unheard recording by the recently departed guitar icon Larry Coryell. The album also contains cover songs “Hair” by Joe Satriani & Stanley Clarke and “I Wish” featuring former Ozzy axeman Zakk Wylde as well as Steve Vai, Chris Poland (of Megadeth), Leslie West & Hal Lindes (of Dire Straits) alongside bass masters Randy Coven and Billy Sheehan.

Guitar Player magazine editor & chief, Mike Molenda, who wrote the liner notes for this collection, states “For fearless explorers of the musical unknown, a perfect compilation of artistry is a collection of performances that pummels your unsuspecting little ass with shock waves of awe and wonder. Rather than document the obvious – or sate the expectations of the casual enthusiast – every track challenges, puzzles, thrills, inspires, and, ultimately, delights the listener.”

Don’t miss this fantastic album, available on CD and digital from Purple Pyramid Records!

“The players here, both known and unknown, are staggeringly skilled, and the tunes are new and vibrant. Brian Tarquin serves up some crunchy rock with some burning wah work. Each cut has something new and adventurous to add to our listening experience. Guitarists should be in heaven with this one, as it is definitely good to the last drop.” – Vintage Guitar Magazine

“Brian is a very good guitar player and engineer, the “Godfather of Fusion” gives him an A plus! The song that I played on, Tocar Modera, is a beautiful piece of music.” – Larry Coryell

“The hottest gun slingers around today, all adding up to an exquisite journey fueled by steel and wood…” – Hal Lindes (Dire Straits)

“Tarquin is a great producer…the tunes and performances are first rate.” – Progression Magazine

Track List:
1. Allan Holdsworth & David Hines – Skippy
2. Larry Coryell & Brian Tarquin – Tocar Modera
3. Steve Vai & Randy Coven – Funk Me Tender
4. Zakk Wylde & Randy Coven – I Wish
5. Stanley Clarke & Joe Satriani – Hair
6. Chris Poland & Brian Tarquin – Tarquinius Maximus
7. Leslie West & Randy Coven – Mother Load
8. Hal Lindes – Ricarda
9. Allan Holdsworth & David Hines – Antilla
10. Billy Sheehan, Doug Doppler & Brian Tarquin – Blue Wind

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Two New Soundtracks Harness The Cinematic Power Of Prog/Space Rock Legends & Revivalists!

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Two New Soundtracks Harness The Cinematic Power Of Prog/Space Rock Legends & Revivalists!

Features the music of Hawkwind, Nektar, Faust, Chrome, Brainticket, Rick Wakeman (Yes), Guru Freakout (with Mani Neumeier), John Wetton (Asia), Robby Krieger (The Doors), Omega, Hedersleben, and others!

Los Angeles, CA – Two very different indie films to be released later this year feature soundtracks that make unique use of prog and space rock music. First up is the thrilling action/adventure film set in the Middle East, 8 Assassins – The Beautiful, The Bad And The Ugly, which features one of the most unusual tracks in the entire oeuvre of UK prog-psych rockers Hawkwind, the haunting “Hassan-i Sabbah,” featuring Arabic singing and some brilliant violin work by Simon House. Also featured on the epic 2CD soundtrack are tracks by Hawkwind co-founder Nik Turner, a compelling live track from experimental German band Faust, prog revivalists Hedersleben, and a host of others! Meanwhile, a brand new sci-fi space horror film The Rift – Dark Side Of The Moon features loads of out-of-this-world psychedelic jams including compositions from the Pink Floyd album that inspired the film’s subtitle performed by the legendary John Wetton, XTC’s Colin Moulding as well as The Doors’ Robby Krieger. Also featured are Hungarian prog rock giants Omega as well as not one but two bands featuring avant garde percussionist Mani Neumeier of Guru Guru. So whether you like your prog rock with a little Mid-Eastern influence or prefer the spacier side, these two soundtracks will have plenty to offer! The soundtrack for 8 Assassins will be available August 18 and The Rift soundtrack will be available September 1.

View the film trailer for 8 Assassins – The Beautiful, The Bad And The Ugly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQN36L-Rmas

View the film trailer for The Rift – Dark Side Of The Moon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHeRUF0E9O4&feature=youtu.be

Track List:

8 ASSASSINS – THE BEAUTIFUL, THE BAD AND THE UGLY – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
DISC 1
1. Hedersleben – Gulf Of Lost Souls
2. Jürgen Engler – 8 Assassins (Score)
3. Nik Turner – Coming Of The Maya feat Simon House
4. Klute – No Man’s Land
5. Alan Davey – Angel Down feat. Simon House
6. Hawkwind – Hassan i Sabbah
7. Black Plastic – Sertraline
8. Onyx – Do U Bac Down
9. The Wake – Nazarene
10. Faust – Parasiten

DISC 2
1. Judy Collins & Ari Hest – Run
2. Philippe Besombes – Chocolate Cream
3. Brainticket – Radagacuca
4. The Coffin Daggers – Instigator
5. Yellowman – The Happiness Of One
6. Space Temple – Acid Journey feat. Wayne Kramer
7. Jürgen Engler – Assassin Fuzz (Score)
8. Damon Edge – I’m A Gentleman
9. Spahn Ranch – Heretic’s Fork
10. Paul Dianno – War Machine
11. Larry Donn – Honey Bun
12. Blackburner vs. DMX – We Gonna Tear Shit Up
13. Christian Death – Psalm (Maggot’s Lair)
14. Loon – Belly Dance feat. Gritty

Buy the CD: https://cleorecs.com/store/shop/8-assassins-original-motion-picture-soundtrack-2-cd/
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THE RIFT – DARK SIDE OF THE MOON – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
1. Omega – Don’t Keep On Me Waiting
2. John Wetton – Us And Them
3. Colin Moulding & Robby Krieger – Brain Damage
4. The Anix – Mask
5. Echolust – 1799
6. Nik Turner – Paranormal
7. Leæther Strip – Serenade For The Dead
8. Nektar – Astronaut’s Nightmare
9. Le Seul Element – C. abyssal
10. Brainticket – Nebula
11. Rick Wakeman – Dynamics Of Delerium
12. Chrome – Into The Eyes Of The Zombie King
13. Guru Freakout – Notre Dame (Mothership) edit
14. Guru Guru Groove Band – UFOlove
15. A Flock Of Seagulls – I Ran (So Far Away)

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Sixties Documentary “Tonite Let’s All Make Love In London” Feat. Pink Floyd To Be Released on CD & Limited Edition Pink Vinyl!

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Sixties Documentary “Tonite Let’s All Make Love In London” Feat. Pink Floyd To Be Released on CD & Limited Edition Pink Vinyl!

Newly remastered from the original master tape!

London – The British film director and pop promo auteur Peter Whitehead’s kaleidoscopic 1967 documentary is a vivid and controversial snapshot of the height of London’s “Swinging” era.

Featuring interviews with a diverse selection of iconic figures in British and international pop culture – from artists such as David Hockney and Alan Aldridge, through to actors such as Michael Caine and Julie Christie, the author Edna O’Brien, Beat Poet and writer Allen Ginsberg, and Rolling Stones manager and founder of Immediate Records, Andrew Loog Oldham, the movie is rightly regarded as both a celebration and critique of the London “Summer of Love”.

At its heart was a soundtrack album which featured renditions of “Interstellar Overdrive” by The Pink Floyd, “Here Come The Nice” by Small Faces, and contributions from the enigmatic Vashti Bunyan, Brit blue-eyed soulster Chris Farlowe and vocal duo Twice As Much.

Newly remastered from the original master tape, the album brilliantly captures the overheated atmosphere and ferocious pace of the times.

“Tonite Let’s All Make Love In London” is available on 180-gram heavyweight audiophile vinyl (first 1000 copies pressed on pink vinyl)!

Also available on gatefold SleevePac CD and digital download.

Released 2 June 2017

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1968 THE COMPLETE ORIGINAL ALBUM!

THE PINK FLOYD Interstellar Overdrive
Interview 1 Michael Caine
THE MARQUIS OF KENSINGTON The Changing Of The Guard
TWICE AS MUCH Night Time Girl
Interview – Genevieve
CHRIS FARLOWE Out Of Time
Interview – Edna O`Brien
THE PINK FLOYD Interstellar Overdrive – Extract 1
Interview 1 – Andrew Loog Oldham
VASHTI Winter Is Blue
Interview 2 – Andrew Loog Oldham
VASHTI Winter Is Blue – Reprise
Interview – Mick Jagger
Interview – Julie Christie
Interview 2 – Michael Caine
CHRIS FARLOWE Paint It Black
Interview – Alan Aldridge
CHRIS FARLOWE Paint It Black – Reprise
Interview – David Hockney
SMALL FACES Here Come The Nice
Interview – Lee Marvin
THE PINK FLOYD Interstellar Overdrive – Extract 2
ALLEN GINSBERG Tonite Let’s All Make Love In London

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Critically Acclaimed 1971 Film “Extremes” Feat. Soundtrack By Supertramp And Others Now Available For Pre-Order!

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Critically Acclaimed 1971 Film “Extremes” Feat. Soundtrack By Supertramp And Others
Now Available For Pre-Order!

London – Available for the first time on CD and DVD, “Extremes” is the 1971 film Directed by Tony Klinger, Mike Lytton. It covers the whole gamut of present day human behaviour, from carefree pop fans bathing nude at the Isle of Wight to withdrawn, pathetic junkies hastening their own deaths with hard drugs. Such is the range encompassed by the so-called “permissive society”, doubly significant because it usually involves young people who have either never known discipline or are rebelling against an overdose of it. They can’t change society so they have no alternative but to drop out from it. In some of the most natural and remarkable film footage ever obtained, Tony Klinger and Michael Lytton have captured a unique cross-section of them going their chosen ways, and talking freely and frankly about doing so. Nothing was pre-arranged, nothing rehearsed: everything was filmed as it happened. Hippies, junkies, Hell’s Angels, alcoholics, drop-outs – all fall into the category of nonconformist minorities.

Accompanying this incredible film is an equally amazing sound track produced by Supertramp, Arc, Crucible and others. The sound track album was released on Deram and is so rare it sells for in excess of £250 and has never being be released on CD before.

Available from Gonzo Multimedia, this DVD/ CD package with an extensive booklet of photographs from the set and sleeve notes by Tony Klinger finally pays justice to this unique film

Tracks:
Arc – An Ear Ago
Arc – Great Lager Street
Crucible – Box Man
Mark McCann – Black Rose
Mark McCann – Refrigerated Warmth
Arc – Let Your Love Run Through
Crucible – Hit It
Supertramp – Surely
Supertramp – Am I Not Like Other Birds of Prey
Arc – I’m A Perfectly Happy Man
Supertramp – Words Unspoken
Crucible – Elvish Queen
Crucible – We Gotta Watch Out

Release Date: 30th June 2017

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New Book By Douglas Harr “Rockin’ The City of Angels” Feat. Stunning Images & Memorabilia of Led Zeppelin, Queen, David Bowie, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who, Yes and Others!

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New Book By Douglas Harr “Rockin’ The City of Angels” Feat. Stunning Images & Memorabilia of Led Zeppelin, Queen, David Bowie, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who, Yes and Others!

Celebrates incredible performances by Led Zeppelin, Queen, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Genesis, Heart, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who, Yes!

London – Concert culture in Los Angeles, the City of Angels, in the 1970s had all the lush opulence of theater, the virtuosic chops of a classical performance, and the edge-of-your-seat excitement of rock n’ roll. First-time author, and lifelong music fanatic, Douglas Harr’s Rockin’ The City Of Angels: Celebrating the Great Rock Shows of the 1970s In Concert, On Record and On Film brings to life all the classic majesty in real time. This collection of over 500 stunning images is carefully culled from the premiere practitioners of fine art photography, covering a refreshingly broad cross section of 1970s iconic artists.

“The 1970s were a time when rock bands made expansive concept records with sweeping themes,” recalls author Douglas Harr. “Rock albums back then promised ‘theater of the mind,’ and their creators were inspired to mount elaborate stage shows that brought these dreams to life. I caught many of these concerts in Los Angeles. They were almost religion to me and masses of fellow concert-goers.”

RTCOA celebrates more than thirty incredible performances, including key tours by bands such as Led Zeppelin, Queen, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Genesis, Heart, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who and Yes. These myth-making moments are presented here by a hand-picked collection of brilliant images by the best photojournalists of that time, including Richard E. Aaron, Jorgen Angel, Fin Costello, Armando Gallo, Neal Preston, Jim Summaria, Lisa Tanner and Neil Zlowzower among many others. “I spent 2 years in basements, agencies, and sometimes bands’ homes, combing through hundreds of slides to find the best concert photos from that time, now so long ago,” Harr shares. In addition, RTCOA includes written commentary reflecting on these legendary concerts with reviews of the best concert video documents filmed during the era.

This 396-page book is thoughtfully divided into three sections. “Rock Gods & Entertainers” features bands like The Who, Stones, Zep, Tull, Bowie, Queen, and AC/DC. “Shamans, Storytellers, and Mellow Rockers” explores the concerts of Genesis, Yes, Cat Stevens, Eagles, Heart, Supertramp, Kansas, and more. Lastly, “Virtuosos & Classic Rockers” brings to life performances by ELP, King Crimson, ELO, Dixie Dregs, Kate Bush and many of their peers. This is the perfect gift for those who were there—or wish they were there—for that magical time.

Harr is a staff writer for Gonzo Weekly magazine, part of the Gonzo Multimedia label in England. In addition, he has contributed articles and photographs to Expose Magazine and Something Else Reviews in the U.S. His writings and photos are also captured in his weekly blog at diegospadeproductions.com. He is an aficionado of progressive and classic rock music from the early 1970’s and a frequent concert patron who has attended more than 400 shows during his lifetime. He was classically trained on the piano for seven years before transitioning to college and full-time “music patron” status. Besides music publications, Harr’s written work is also featured in technology books, including CIO Perspectives and Data Insights: New Ways to Visualize and Make Sense of Data, and in his blog on music and technology Alternative IT. All this has been a part of a 30-plus year career as a technology executive and patron of the rock ‘n’ roll arts.

This coffee-table book is nearly the size of an LP album cover, 396 pages, over 500 images, written by Douglas Harr, designed by Tilman Reitzle. Foreword by Armando Gallo.

Customers pre-ordering before December 20 will receive a signed commemorative postcard which can be used as a gift, just in time for the season.

Release Date: 13th January 2017

For more information: http://www.gonzomultimedia.com/search/product_details/16002/Douglas_Harr-Rockin%27_The_City_of_Angels.html

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Blind Chart Topping Producer Joey Stuckey Releases All-Female Southern Artist Compilation

Joey Stuckey Presents Ladies of the South

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Blind Chart Topping Producer Joey Stuckey Releases All-Female Southern Artist Compilation

Macon, GA – Blind producer Joey Stuckey, the official Music Ambassador for his hometown of Macon, Georgia—a true music city—has released an all-female musical compilation, “Joey Stuckey Presents Ladies of the South”, that encompasses twelve incredible artists that he has produced over the past 6 years.

Stuckey’s roster of musical legends with whom he has worked includes Alan Parsons, Chuck Leavell, Jimmy Hall, The B-52s, Mike Mills (REM), Trisha Yearwood, Hughie Thomasson (Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws), and many others.

The decision to release this compilation was made after Stuckey’s co-writing the album’s feature song “What You See Ain’t What You Get” with Charlie Hoskyns (The Popes), Will Morrison (Modern English), and Paul McGuinness (The Pogues). Says Stuckey, “We wrote this amazing song about incredibly strong women and loved it so much that we had to record it. We chose long-time friend and Georgia treasure Sue Wilkinson (aka Sue Lu) to perform the lead vocals on this track. We needed the attitude of Janis Joplin and the vocal chops to go with it and Sue was the perfect woman to bring the song to life. After ‘What You See Ain’t What You Get’ was completed, I realized that I knew and had worked with so many amazing female artists across all genres that it was time to share that talent and ‘Joey Stuckey Presents Ladies of the South’ was born.”

Whether you are a fan of rock, pop, singer/songwriter, country, or contemporary Christian, this compilation has it all!

The artists and songs included in this southern exposé are:
1. The Shadow Bandits featuring Sue Lu “What You See Ain’t What You Get”
2. Kim Meeks “Everybody’s Pretty”
3. Hugh Hession featuring Camille Scoggins & Sue Tomlin “Start Over”
4. Someday Merry featuring Eline Chavez “With You”
5. Vanessa Moses “Danish Cookies Is My Name”
6. Tyler Moore featuring Camille Scoggins “Box Labeled Questions”
7. Katherine Daniel “Lonely Boulevard”
8. The Vineyard Band featuring Amber Pierce and Heidi Clinite “Letting Go”
9. Louise Warren “Home”
10. Doc Henderson featuring Kim Meeks “Lately (Morning Dove, Mourning Sparrow)”
11. Stacy Hostler “Something More”
12. TATB featuring Rachel Elkins “Johnny 9 (Blind Man Remix)”
To learn more about these artists please visit:
http://www.ladiesofthesouthmusic.com
https://itun.es/us/GDHOdb
http://cdbaby.com/cd/joeystuckeypresentsladie

Also make sure to check out the music videos for “What You See Ain’t What You Get” and “Danish Cookies Is My Name”.
“What You See Ain’t What You Get” Music Video http://youtu.be/zpW5A1nl4ck
“Danish Cookies Is My Name” Music Video http://youtu.be/joFth0t78UQ

For more information about producer Joey Stuckey:
Www.joeystuckey.com
Www.joeystuckeyproductions.com
Www.shadowsoundstudio.com
Facebook.com/joeystuckey
Twitter.com/jstuckeymusic

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com


10th Anniversary CD Reissue & First Time Vinyl Release Of The Landmark Pink Floyd Tribute Album Back Against The Wall!

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For Immediate Release

10th Anniversary CD Reissue & First Time Vinyl Release Of The Landmark Pink Floyd Tribute Album Back Against The Wall!

Los Angeles, CA – In 2005, Purple Pyramid Records released one of the most ambitious and extraordinary undertakings in music history, a monumental gathering of progressive rock superstars including members of King Crimson, ELP, The Doors, Jethro Tull, Yes, Toto, Styx and others who came together to recreate Pink Floyd’s epic art rock opera, The Wall! Produced by the multi-talented Billy Sherwood and dubbed Back Against The Wall, the project garnered tremendous praise and earned its place among discerning fans of both Pink Floyd and the prog rock genre as a whole. Now, 10 years after, on January 20th Purple Pyramid proudly presents a 10th anniversary re-issue of the CD set featuring all new artwork and 5 bonus remixes. Plus, for the first time ever, this amazing recording will be available on vinyl in a deluxe gatefold jacket 2LP set! Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of rock music history – get Back Against The Wall!

To order the 2CD set: http://geni.us/EfM
To order the 2LP vinyl set: http://geni.us/Fsk
To download on iTunes: http://geni.us/1tWf

DISC 1
1. In The Flesh? feat. Adrian Belew, Alan White & Steve Porcaro
2. The Thin Ice feat. Ian Anderson & Tony Levin
3. Another Brick In The Wall Part 1 feat. Steve Morse & Billy Sherwood
4. The Happiest Days Of Our Lives feat. Billy Sherwood & Vinnie Coliauta
5. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 feat. Fee Waybill, Ronnie Montrose & Mike Porcaro
6. Mother feat. John Wetton, Adrian Belew & Alan White
7. Goodbye Blue Sky feat. Steve Howe & Billy Sherwood
8. Empty Spaces feat. Billy Sherwood & Robby Krieger
9. Young Lust feat. Glenn Hughes
10. One Of My Turns feat. Tommy Shaw
11. Don’t Leave Me Now feat. Tommy Shaw & Robby Krieger
12. Another Brick In The Wall Part 3 feat. Steve Lukather & Tony Levin
13. Goodbye Cruel World feat. Billy Sherwood & Tony Levin

DISC 2
1. Hey You feat. John Wetton, Steve Lukather, Tommy Shaw & Alan White
2. Is There Anybody Out There? feat. Adrian Belew & Billy Sherwood
3. Nobody Home feat. Rick Wakeman
4. Vera feat. Tommy Shaw & Steve Howe
5. Bring The Boys Back Home feat. Billy Sherwood & Jay Schellen
6. Comfortably Numb feat. Chris Squire & Alan White
7. The Show Must Go On feat. Adrian Belew & Vinnie Coliauta
8. In The Flesh feat. Billy Sherwood, Steve Porcaro & Vinnie Coliauta
9. Run Like Hell feat. Jason Chefe, Dweezil Zappa & Tony Kaye
10. Waiting For The Worms feat. Billy Sherwood, Tony Levin & Vinnie Caliauta
11. Stop feat. Billy Sherwood
12. The Trial feat. Malcolm McDowell
13. Outside The Wall feat. Billy Sherwood
BONUS TRACKS
14. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (Electro Remix)
15. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (House Remix)
16. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (Radio Remix)
17. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (Dub Remix)
18. Comfortably Numb (Blackburner Remix)

Press inquiries:
Glass Onyon PR
Billy James
PH: 828-350-8158
glassonyonpr@gmail.com

CLEOPATRA RECORDS, Inc.
11041 Santa Monica Blvd #703
Los Angeles CA 90025
http://www.CleopatraRecords.com


Superstars Of Classic Rock Honor The Music & Legacy Of The Doors Feat. Members of Deep Purple, Foreigner, Yes, Rainbow, Mountain, Moody Blues, ELP and Others!

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For Immediate Release

Superstars Of Classic Rock Honor The Music & Legacy Of The Doors Feat. Members of Deep Purple, Foreigner, Yes, Rainbow, Mountain, Moody Blues, ELP and Others!

Featuring Todd Rundgren, Ian Gillan, Edgar Winter, Steve Morse, David Johansen, Larry Coryell, Mark Farner, Patrick Moraz, Mick Box, Keith Emerson, Lou Gramm, Leslie West, Thijs Van Leer, Steve Cropper, Rick Wakeman, Roye Albrighton, Nik Turner, Steve Hillage, Zoot Horn Rollo and Others!

Los Angeles, CA – A star-studded syndicate of rock virtuosos have gathered together to pay tribute to one of the best loved and most influential bands of all-time, The Doors, on a new CD release titled Light My Fire – A Classic Rock Salute To The Doors to be released by Purple Pyramid Records on June 24th! Produced by the extraordinarily talented Billy Sherwood, the album features brand new interpretations of classic Doors cuts that defined an entire generation, songs such as “Light My Fire,” “Riders On The Storm,” “Break On Through (To The Other Side),” “Love Her Madly,” “L.A. Woman,” “People Are Strange,” and lots more!

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear some of The Doors’ peers and prodigies tackle these seminal songs. Not one but TWO members of the quintessential prog rock band Yes, keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman and lead guitarist Steve Howe, joined Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan on the signature song, “Light My Fire,” which as Wakeman explains, “has always been one of those iconic tracks that keyboard players listen to because of the fact that there are so few tracks with keyboard/organ solos on them compared to our six-stringed buddies. It’s also a solo area that is totally open to interpretation so whatever you do is not comparable to the original, so it was an absolute joy to do.” Howe likewise enthuses, “I was delighted to play on this album as The Doors were a band I heard a lot as everywhere I went in the late ‘60s their music was playing, at friend’s, in restaurants, gigs & bars throughout London. I’m sure I saw them play at Middle Earth, a then hip club. Then, when the reissue more recently came out, I got totally back into their music, especially ‘Light My Fire.’”

Another keyboard legend, Geoff Downes, likewise extolled the genius of Doors’ organist Ray Manzarek saying, “It was a real privilege to be asked to participate in this project. Ray Manzarek was one of the pioneers of keyboard playing in rock music, and had a major influence on me and many others. His style was totally unique, and an integral element into what made The Doors sound the way they did.”

Meanwhile, renegade guitarist Steve Morse, of Dixie Dregs fame, recollects that The Doors were “a soundtrack, literally, for some of the most memorable times, good and bad, that I experienced as a young teen. Like many of my favorites, they were adventurous, improvising, unafraid of what the media might say, and all with a sort of lyrical freedom that still stands up today.” The Cars’ lead axeman Elliot Easton proclaims, “I had a wonderful time reinterpreting ‘Spanish Caravan,’” a song Easton found both “challenging and very rewarding!” And jazz fusion Larry Coryell concludes, “The Doors were the unofficial representatives to the world for LA, not ‘Los Angeles,’ but ‘LA.’ Their sound – raunchy, cluttered, sassy, leering, kind of mean, and always horny was the sound of LA/Los Angeles itself. How many times circa ‘65-66 did my first wife Julie and I drive through LA on the freeway listening to, say, ‘Love Me Two Times,’ and think that The Doors were the sound of LA just as clearly as Thelonious Monk was the sound of NYC.”

That sound continues to reverberate outward through both space and time, touching each new generation around the globe and keeping The Doors’ flame burning brighter than ever! Producer Billy Sherwood sums it up when he declares, “The Doors’ music will live on forever, and it’s my hope that we’ve paid tribute to the band in the highest way possible.”

1. L.A. Woman – Jimi Jamison (Survivor), Ted Turner (Wishbone Ash) & Patrick Moraz (Moody Blues)
2. Love Me Two Times – Lou Gramm (Foreigner), Thijs van Leer (Focus) & Larry Coryell
3. Roadhouse Blues – Leslie West (Mountain), Brian Auger & Rod Piazza
4. Love Her Madly – Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge) & Mick Box (Uriah Heep)
5. Riders On The Storm – Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow), Tony Kaye (Yes) & Steve Cropper (Booker T. & The M.G.’s)
6. The Crystal Ship – Edgar Winter & Chris Spedding
7. Intro (People Are Strange) – Keith Emerson, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter & Joel Druckman (John Fahey)
8. People Are Strange – David Johansen (NY Dolls) & Billy Sherwood (Yes)
9. Touch Me – Robert Gordon, Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Steve Morse & Nik Turner (Hawkwind)
10. The Soft Parade – Graham Bonnet (Rainbow), Christopher North (Ambrosia) & Steve Hillage (Gong)
11. Hello, I Love You – Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep) & Roye Albrighton (Nektar)
12. Spanish Caravan – Eric Martin (Mr. Big) & Elliot Easton (The Cars)
13. Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) – Todd Rundgren & Geoff Downes (Yes / Asia) & Zoot Horn Rollo (Captain Beefheart)
14. Break On Through (To The Other Side) – Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad) & Chick Churchill (Ten Years After)
15. Light My Fire – Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Rick Wakeman (Yes) & Steve Howe (Yes)
16. The End – Pat Travers & Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night)

To pre-order the CD at Amazon: http://georiot.co/216h
To pre-order the album on iTunes: http://georiot.co/Wns

Press inquiries:
Glass Onyon PR
Billy James
PH: 828-350-8158
glassonyonpr@gmail.com

CLEOPATRA RECORDS, Inc.
11041 Santa Monica Blvd #703
Los Angeles CA 90025
http://www.CleopatraRecords.com