British singer and guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor Signs Three Album Deal with Sony Music

Acclaimed Blues/Rock Guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor Signs Three Album Deal with Silvertone/Sony Commercial Group,       Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 6/27/18/–LONDON, ENGLAND – British singer and guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor has signed her first major label contract with Sony Music on the recently re-launched Silvertone imprint. The global deal will be for […]

Nashville Singer-songwriter Stoll Vaughan’s The Conversation

Stoll Vaughan – The Conversation       Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 6/26/18/– Kentucky Native’s Album, Co-Produced by Mike Wanchic (John Mellencamp) and Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket) Recorded in Nashville (IN) and Nashville Singer-songwriter Stoll Vaughan’s The Conversation was recorded entirely in Nashville-that is to say, seven of the album’s 13 […]

COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS “EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR” CONFIRMS May Your Kindness Remain FALL HEADLINE TOUR

NOMINATED FOR “EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR” AT 2018 AMERICANA AWARDS   COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS CONFIRMS FALL HEADLINE TOUR     Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 5/12/18/–Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Courtney Marie Andrews will embark on an extensive headline tour this fall with stops at Austin’s The Mohawk, Brooklyn’s Rough Trade, D.C.’s […]

Lonesome Jack’s Whirlwind Tour “Give it up or turn it loose”

Lonesome Jack’s Whirlwind  TURN IT LOOSE Michael Hepworth POD CAST (Perfect Music Today) 5/8/18/–I won’t be loved.. Someday never comes.. Give it up or turn it loose. Broadcasting from the heart of Dirt Patch, in the town center of his own troubled mind, Lonesome Jack weaves burlap comfort out of a few threads of conversation […]

BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY FINALLY OUT ON DVD JUNE 1

      BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY FINALLY OUT ON DVD JUNE 1 INCLUDES ONE HOUR OF BONUS FOOTAGE FROM PAUL MCCARTNEY, KEITH RICHARDS, RONALD ISLEY, SOLOMON BURKE, ANDREW LOOG OLDHAM, CISSY HOUSTON, OTHERS    Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 5/8/18/–Virtually since its debut at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival, demand for […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony “The Twist” changed everything. Thank you, Chubby

    Michael Hepworth   Cleveland (Perfect Music Today) 5/8/18/– At last month’s annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a new category was introduced: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Singles. Taking the stage in Cleveland, The E-Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt broke the news, describing the new singles program as […]

BARRY GOLDBERG’S IN THE GROOVE AGAIN WITH NEW SOLO RELEASE OUT JUNE 15

  Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 5/5/18/–The first Barry Goldberg solo album in almost two decades is set for release June 15 from Sunset Blvd. Records.  In The Groove is the legendary writer/keyboard giant’s homage to the records and artists who had a profound influence on him during his formative years when he grew up […]

THE MAN WHO MANAGED PRINCE

    THE MAN WHO MANAGED PRINCE Michael Hepworth Owen Husney book signing Mr. Musichead Gallery By Jimmy Steinfeldt Hollywood, CA (Perfect Music Today) 4/29/18/–Owen Husney the man from Minneapolis who introduced Prince to the world just released his autobiography Famous People Who’ve Met Me. It’s an amazing story of a  concert promoter turned artist […]

John Prine’s new song “God Only Knows,” is premiering today… The Tree Of Forgiveness Prine embarks on an extensive tour

    John Prine’s new song “God Only Knows,” is premiering today. Listen/share HERE.     Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 3/31/18/–Written by Prine and Phil Spector and with Jason Isbell on slide guitar/background vocals and Amanda Shires on fiddle/background vocals, “God Only Knows” is the third track unveiled from Prine’s The Tree of […]

FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO’VE MET ME OWEN HUSNEY’S MEMOIR by The Man Who Discovered Prince

A Memoir By The Man Who Discovered Prince     Michael Hepworth   “Warner Bros. Record deal? Hold up! This was Minneapolis, not New York or LA. This was the sticks, the prairie —the frozen boondocks for god’s sake. Who’d ever even dreamed of scoring a major recording deal from outta this place? Well, a […]