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Remembering Ray Charles

in R&B, Blues, Soul & STAX


Today we are celebrating one of the greatest musicians to ever live, Ray Charles. The Genius would have been 84 today. "Ray Charles was one of those rare artists who, throughout his incredible career, had far-reaching impact that forever changed the conventions of popular music as well as the music business," said Concord Music Group Chief Creative Officer John Burk. This resounding statement and similar sentiments have echoed throughout the music industry for decades, as countless individuals have expressed Charles' indelible contributions and influence. Guest stars who appeared on Ray Charles' tremendously successful duet album, Genius Loves Company , shared ...  MORE

Paul McCartney to Release 2CD-DVD Collector’s Edition of NEW

17 Sep 14 CONCORD MUSIC GROUP on Pop & Rock

On October 28th, 2014, Paul McCartney's critically acclaimed album  NEW will be released as a special 2CD/DVD Collector’s Edition in a hard bound book featuring bonus content, including behind the scenes footage, music videos, live recordings, album documentary and previously unreleased tracks.  Released in October 2013, NEW was greeted with rave ...  MORE

Re-Imagination Gets Manchester Orchestra to HOPE

16 Sep 14 CONCORD MUSIC GROUP on Pop & Rock

Atlanta-based hard rock quintet Manchester Orchestra is thrilled to announced the release of HOPE, a startling re-imagination of COPE, their most recent album, issued earlier this year. HOPE is available digitally everywhere beginning today, September 16th, 2014 via Loma Vista Recordings.  In addition, HOPE will be released on CD and vinyl on November 18th, 2014.   

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