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Elvis Presley – Young Man with the Big Beat 4

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 27 - 2011

The “Young Man with the Big Beat” series concludes with more classic songs rare Elvis interview clips about his own feelings about all the positive and negative reactions to his earliest live performances.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – The Elvis Presley: Legacy Edition features his landmark RCA debut album plus more masters from those 1956 sessions on 2 discs.   The Young Man with the Big Beat 5-CD box set adds three more discs of previously unreleased outtakes, live tracks and interviews in a deluxe package with expanded liner notes and collectibles as pictured below. More details at elvisthemusic.com.

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Paul Simon – Songwriter 3

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 27 - 2011

 


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Paul Simon – Songwriter – 2CD compilation of 32 great moments from his solo career. Includes all his solo hits, some deep album cuts and one brand new track, “The Sound of Silence” recorded live at New York City’s Webster Hall in June 2011.  This podcast series also includes music from Paul Simon’s most recent album, So Beautiful or So What, in stores now from Hear Music/Concord.

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Wynton Marsalis – Swinging into the 21st part 2

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 25 - 2011

Legacy Podcasts celebrates Wynton Marsalis’ 50th birthday by launching the “Swinging into the 21st” series – looking back on the variety of themes present in the series of 10 albums he recorded for Columbia and Sony Classical 1999-2000.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Swinging into the 21st – Saluting Wynton’s 50th birthday by looking back on his groundbreaking 1999 series of 10 albums, available now from the Wynton at 50 store in a variety of unique, collectible configurations – including the “Taste of New Orleans” bundle pictured below.

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Ben Folds Podcast 4

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 24 - 2011

Ben remembers how the subtleties of “Brick,” his biggest hit with Ben Folds Five, were inspired by watching Neil Young perform when they opened for him on tour.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 3

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 20 - 2011

The third and final new Ben Folds Five track on the new compilation is “Stumblin’ Home Winter Blues”


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Elvis Presley – Young Man with the Big Beat 3

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 20 - 2011

In 1956 Elvis Presley was booked to open for the Louvin Brothers tour, but he was rising so fast, he was the headliner before the tour was over. The late Charlie Louvin comments on these dates. Biographer Peter Guralnick also speaks about Presley’s first Las Vegas shows that were not nearly as successful as his late 60s/early 70s run.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – The Elvis Presley: Legacy Edition features his landmark RCA debut album plus more masters from those 1956 sessions on 2 discs.   The Young Man with the Big Beat 5-CD box set adds three more discs of previously unreleased outtakes, live tracks and interviews in a deluxe package with expanded liner notes and collectibles as pictured below. More details at elvisthemusic.com.

Paul Simon – Songwriter 2

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 20 - 2011

Paul Simon continues with more secrets to his songwriting success.  First he discusses how to keep listeners engaged while taking songs off into the many directions to which they can go, followed by trying to unravel the mysteries of “Mystery Train.”  Songs in this episode include “Train in the Distance,” “Late in the Evening” and “American Tune.”


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Paul Simon – Songwriter – 2CD compilation of 32 great moments from his solo career. Includes all his solo hits, some deep album cuts and one brand new track, “The Sound of Silence” recorded live at New York City’s Webster Hall in June 2011.  This podcast series also includes music from Paul Simon’s most recent album, So Beautiful or So What, in stores now from Hear Music/Concord.

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Wynton Marsalis – Swinging into the 21st part 1

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 18 - 2011

Legacy Podcasts celebrates Wynton Marsalis’ 50th birthday by launching the “Swinging into the 21st” series – looking back on the variety of themes present in the series of 10 albums he recorded for Columbia and Sony Classical 1999-2000.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Swinging into the 21st – Saluting Wynton’s 50th birthday by looking back on his groundbreaking 1999 series of 10 albums, available now from the Wynton at 50 store in a variety of unique, collectible configurations – including the “Taste of New Orleans” bundle pictured below.

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Ben Folds Podcast 2

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 17 - 2011

Ben Folds discusses “Tell Me What I Did,” another brand-new Ben Folds Five track that the band actually played live in one of their final shows together in Spring 2000 at Scranton University.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Paul Simon – Songwriter 1

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 13 - 2011

The four-part Paul Simon “Songwriter” series celebrates his 70th birthday by helping Paul look back on all the crap he learned in high school. But seriously…Paul Simon discusses how his creative process evolved over time through his comments between some of the best known tracks from his solo career. Episode 1 features “Kodachrome,” “So Beautiful or So What” and “Mother and Child Reunion.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Paul Simon – Songwriter – 2CD compilation of 32 great moments from his solo career. Includes all his solo hits, some deep album cuts and one brand new track, “The Sound of Silence” recorded live at New York City’s Webster Hall in June 2011.  The podcast series also includes music from Paul Simon’s most recent album, So Beautiful or So What, in stores now from Hear Music/Concord.

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