Major new titles coming this week from: John Butler Trio, Kodaline, Loretta Lynn, Sigala, Cher, Against the Current, Tom Petty (GH), Phil Collins (GH), The Living End, Mudhoney, Cypress Hill, Seasick Steve, Rod Stewart, Logic, alt-J, Anti-Flag, Chic, Lupe Fiasco, Ben Browning and Eddi Reader.
The first Elvis Presley album ‘Elvis Presley’ was released 65 years ago today on 23 March, 1956.March 23, 2021
Chris Barber, was one of the 'Three Bs' – along with Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball - who are considered to have defined traditional British jazz and led the 'Trad' revival of the 1950s and 1960s – and he died "peacefully in his sleep" after suffering with dementia, his record label The Last Music Company confirmed in a tribute post on its website.March 3, 2021
94-year old music legend Tony Bennett has announced he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.February 2, 2021
Jimmie Rodgers, the folk and pop star of the 50s and 60s best known for the hit song ‘Honeycomb’, has died at age 87 in the USA.January 21, 2021
Cliff Richard reaches the milestone age on October 14, and to celebrate the special occasion he's recorded two new songs, 'Falling For You' and 'PS Please', for the LP 'Music… The Air That I Breathe'.September 30, 2020
Dion’s friends on ‘Blues With Friends’ include Billy Gibbons, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Van Morrison but there is one name on the album who actually doesn’t sing one note. Bob Dylan wrote the liner notes.July 26, 2020
Rock and Roll legend Dion knew Sam Cooke in the 1950s. After Sam died he wrote a song about him and didn’t revisit it until recently, more than 50 years later. To complete the song he called on his friend Paul Simon. The result is ‘Song for Sam Cooke (Here In America’ on Dion’s new ‘Blues With Friends’ album.July 23, 2020