NEW BILLY GIBBONS’ VIDEO SET TO ROLL.. AND TUMBLE from The Big Bad Blues

Photo credit: Blain Clausen     Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 2/11/21/–‘Rollin’ and Tumblin’,” focus track from The Big Bad Blues, Billy Gibbons’ award-winning solo album, is the subject of a new video set for release this week.  The “Rollin’ and Tumblin’” video follows the album’s “Missin’ Yo’ Kissin’” that has become an online sensation.   Sales of The Big Bad Blues, both physical and digital, have soared […]

DION’S “BLUES COMIN’ ON” EARNS BLUES MUSIC AWARD SONG OF THE YEAR NOMINATION

  Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 2/4/21/–The nominations for the Blues Foundations’  42nd Annual Blues Music Awards are in.  “Blues Comin’ On,” written by Dion (Dimucci) and Mike Aquilina and as performed by Dion with Joe Bonamassa on Dion’s Blues With Friends album. has been nominated as Song of the Year. We asked Dion to […]

Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People, Volume II by Ann Savoy

  Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People, Volume II  by Ann Savoy is out this month and we’re spreading the good word about it on behalf of the Arhoolie Foundation.  We think John Wirt’s recent interview with Ann for the Louisiana Advocate provides some great insight into the project that has been percolating for […]

My Love letter to Laurel Canyon “Echo In The Canyon” Jimmy Steinfeldt

      My love letter to Laurel Canyon. Released today on the birthday of Graham Nash, a very important figure in the history of Laurel Canyon. I co-wrote this lovely 2 minute song with my dear friend Peter Spirer.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz9Au0Ziuzo https://www.jimmysteinfeldt.com/  

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 […]