Hilton Valentine a founding member of The Animals his death was revealed by his wife, Germaine Valentine.

Hilton Valentine/photo by Germaine Valentine   Hilton Valentine May 21, 1943 – January 29, 2021   Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 1/29/21/—We, along with all of the music world, mourn the loss today of Hilton Valentine a founding member of The Animals. Valentine was a pioneering guitar player influencing the sound of rock […]

LEGENDARY BAND CHICAGO TO RETURN TO THE VENETIAN RESORT LAS VEGAS SEPTEMBER 15, 17 AND 18, 2021 Tickets on Sale Starting Friday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. PT

LEGENDARY BAND CHICAGO TO RETURN TO THE VENETIAN RESORT LAS VEGAS SEPTEMBER 15, 17 AND 18, 2021   Michael Hepworth Tickets on Sale Starting Friday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. PT LAS VEGAS (PERFECT MUSIC TODAY) 1/25/21/–– Due to popular demand, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands of all time – […]

HOLLYWOOD EDEN FROM BEST SELLING AUTHOR JOEL SELVIN OUT APRIL 6 THE STORY OF THE RISE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S MUSICAL MYTHOS WITH THE BEACH BOYS, JAN & DEAN, THE BYRDS, MAMAS & PAPAS

A playlist that directly relates. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0w53BuSCbTNmat0DemQRVo?si=f_NO4SnsQ5Cy2XLyfu-5dA   Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 1/23/21/–In his new book, Hollywood Eden, author Joel Selvin tells the story of a group of young artists and musicians who came together at the dawn of the 1960s to create the lasting myth of the California dream.  Central to the […]

GRAMMY® WINNING SAM COOKE: LEGEND DOCUMENTARY NOW STREAMING VIA AMAZON PRIME IN CELEBRATION OF SAM COOKE’S 90TH BIRTHDAY AND TO ACCOMPANY RELEASE OF ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

  HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 1/23/21The life and music of Sam Cooke, soul’s first superstar, are examined in Sam Cooke: Legend, the Grammy® Award winning feature documentary from ABKCO Films, now streaming on Amazon Prime. The 66-minute film examines the extraordinary career and tells the real story of his life through accounts from family, childhood friends, […]

ANN SAVOY’S CAJUN MUSIC: A REFELCTION OF A PEOPLE VOLUME II

  ANN SAVOY’S CAJUN MUSIC: A REFELCTION OF A PEOPLE VOLUME II  SET FOR PUBLICATION NEXT MONTH – 36 YEARS AFTER VOLUME 1 WAS FIRST PUBLISHED      Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 1/21/21/–In 1985 Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People Volume I, a sumptuous 444-page book which had been published the previous year, was described […]

“SPEAK NOW” VIDEO FROM LESLIE ODOM JR. ORIGINAL SONG FEATURED ON ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI SOUNDTRACK

      Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 1/20/21/–Earlier this month ABKCO released “Speak Now,” a new single from Grammy® and Tony® winner Leslie Odom Jr. who portrays Sam Cooke in One Night In Miami.  Today, an official music video for “Speak Now” has been launched featuring Odom in intimate performance of the song which he […]

Glen Wexler interviewed by Jimmy Steinfeldt The ‘80s Portrait Sessions

  Michael Hepworth     Glen Wexler interviewed by Jimmy Steinfeldt   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today0 1/16/2–Jimmy Steinfeldt: How often do you clean your lens?   Glen Wexler: I actually clean it every time I take it out to shoot. However I don’t take a camera everywhere I go. I am interested mostly in the […]

OUT NOW: LESLIE ODOM JR.’S “SPEAK NOW” IN ADVANCE OF JANUARY 15 RELEASE OF ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI SOUNDTRACK

    Michael Hepworth   OUT NOW: LESLIE ODOM JR.’S “SPEAK NOW” IN ADVANCE OF JANUARY 15 RELEASE OF ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI SOUNDTRACK   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/5/21/–On January 5, ABKCO will release the single “Speak Now,” a new song performed by Leslie Odom Jr.  Odom, along with Sam Ashworth, wrote the original composition. […]