90th anniversary of Sam Cooke’s birth with the January 24 release of The Complete Keen Years

  Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 1/23/20—ABKCO Music & Records launches a year-long celebration leading up to the 90th anniversary of Sam Cooke’s birth with the January 24 release of The Complete Keen Years (1957 – 1960) CD Box Set and announces today, a series of eight vinyl editions, including several Tracey Limited titles back in print on […]

“ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI” KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR, ELI GOREE, ALDIS HODGE, AND LESLIE ODOM, JR.

       Michael Hepworth     “ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI” BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY   KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR, ELI GOREE, ALDIS HODGE, AND LESLIE ODOM, JR., STAR IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM ADAPTATION OF KEMP POWERS’ OLIVIER®-NOMINATED STAGE PLAY    ACADEMY AWARD® WINNING ACTRESS REGINA KING MAKES FEATURE FILM DIRECTORIAL DEBUT ·       “One Night in Miami,” the feature film adaptation of Kemp Powers’ […]

TAMMY FAYE STARLITE BRINGS WHY’D YA DO IT? MARIANNE FAITHFULL’S BROKEN ENGLISH TO JOE’S PUB MONDAY MARCH 16

    Michael Hepworth   ONE NIGHT ONLY!  TAMMY FAYE STARLITE BRINGS WHY’D YA DO IT? MARIANNE FAITHFULL’S BROKEN ENGLISH  TO JOE’S PUB MONDAY MARCH 16 New York (Perfect Music Today 1/10/20″Now, the downtown rock raconteuse Tammy Faye Starlite is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the album — ‘my magnum opus, my gesamtkunstwerk,’ she says, narrating the show […]

“West Coast East Side Sound” LAND OF 1000 DANCES:THE RAMPART RECORDS COMPLETE SINGLES COLLECTION ARRIVES

    MINKY RECORDS’ LAND OF 1000 DANCES: THE RAMPART RECORDS COMPLETE SINGLES COLLECTION ARRIVES FOR RECORD STORE DAY ON BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29   Limited edition, definitive four-CD, 79-track box recounts the history of Los Angeles’ “West Coast East Side Sound” via the classic hits of Cannibal & the Headhunters and many more  Roots […]

ZZ TOP THAT LITTLE OL’ BAND FROM TEXAS DVD + BLU-RAY SET DUE FEBRUARY 28, 2020

    Michael Hepworth    New York, NY (Perfect Music Today) 12/12/19/–—ZZ Top’s big, brazen blues-rock, combined with a surrealist charisma that continues to intrigue fans, catapulted the band into worldwide stardom. Their history is deeply explored in ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas, which will be released via Eagle Rock Entertainment as a DVD+Blu-ray set on February 28, […]

Rolling Stones 50Th Anniversary performing unforgettable rock and roll No Filter 2020

Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/5/19/–Rolling Stones 50Th Anniversary performing unforgettable rock and roll No Filter 2020 THE ROLLING STONES LET IT BLEED (50th ANNIVERSARY LIMITED DELUXE EDITION) September 15, 2019  Perfect Music Today  Keith Richards and Mick Jagger, Let It Bleed, THE ROLLING STONES LET IT BLEED (50th ANNIVERSARY LIMITED DELUXE EDITION) […]

James Marshall Jimi Hendrix Happy Birthday Thank You for your Gifts

Jimi Hendrix 1969 Bakersfield Ron Raffaelli   Michael Hepworth   By Joy Overbeck HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today)12/5/19/– The late Sixties was an era of wildly charged possibility, when an entire generation felt it stood open mouthed at the brink of a new world. It was if they had invented a fresh creation, or re-invented it, […]

James Marshall Jimi Hendrix We had no sonic reference Or why he was important *Nelson George author and filmmaker

  *Nelson George is an established author and filmmaker with a passion for telling stories of the black experience in America     Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/5/19/–So thankful to be able to share with you this short animated film in which Nelson George* reads excepts from the liner notes he wrote […]

Joe Smith “go-to guy” started at the dawn of the rock ‘n’ roll era, R.I.P.

    Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/3/19/–Joe Smith, the legendary music executive who headed three major labels over the course of a career that started at the dawn of the rock ‘n’ roll era, has died.  Family members including Donnie Smith, his wife of 62 years, were at this side when he passed […]

GRAMMY MUSEUM’S TRIBUTE TO THE LATIN AMERICAN ARTIST AWARDS OPENS UP THIRD FLOOR at LA LIVE

    Michael Hepworth   GRAMMY MUSEUM OPENS UP THIRD FLOOR at LA LIVE TRIBUTE TO THE LATIN AMERICAN ARTIST AWARDS Los Angeles (Perfect Music Today) 11/27/19/–The always innovative Grammy Museum held a champagne reception This week for the opening of the third floor wing which is dedicated to the Latin American version of the […]