1. Concord Music Group Acquires Famed Soul Label Vee-Jay Records

    July 08, 2014 9:53 PM EDT Concord Music Group has acquired the catalog of renowned American R&B/soul label Vee-Jay Records. The label vaults feature more than 5,000 master recordings from renowned artists such as Little Richard, John Lee Hooker, Betty Everett, Jimmy Re ...

  2. Jimmy Reed

    Jimmy Reed

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  3. Motorhead's Kilmister Talks New HeadCat Album, Beatles Influence

    July 13, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After being reactivated for five years, Motorhead 's Lemmy Kilmister says the members of his other band, HeadCat, "got to a point where we said we better do a new album 'cause we can't go out playing all the old songs all the tim ...

  4. Johnny Winter Honors 'Big Influences' on 'Roots,' out in September

    July 01, 2011 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter will pay tribute his blues heroes and, for the first time in his 42-year recording career, enlist the assistance of established younger artists on "Roots," his first album for Megaforce. The release ...

  5. Rod Stewart: No 'Magicians or Midgets' in Las Vegas Show

    May 20, 2011 4:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 R od Stewart , 66, firmly embodies the term "musical icon." The hallmarks of his success include performing in such classic bands as the Jeff Beck Group and the Faces and recording his "Great American Songbook" album series. In 2 ...

  6. Steve Miller Band: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 25, 2010 4:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Bingo!" (Space Cowboy Records/Roadrunner/Loud & Proud, June 15) The first new Steve Miller Band studio album in 17 years has a bluesy edge, with guest spots from B.B. King , Jimmy Reed and Jimmy Vaughan . Joe Satriani will also join M ...

  7. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also 2006 - For the fir ...

  8. ZZ Top Hopes To Rock With The Black Keys

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though it's on the road until early November, ZZ Top is gearing up for its next album -- its first with producer Rick Rubin under a new deal with Rubin's Columbia-distributed American Recordings impri Though it's on the road until ear ...

  9. Digital Briefs: The Orchard, VeeJay Records And More

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Orchard has struck a digital distribution deal with vintage blues label Vee-Jay Records, known for their early recordings of Little Richard, Jimmy Reed, The Staple Singers, John Lee Hooker, among others. The label specialized in Blues, Jazz, ...

  10. Westerberg Returns To Action In Minneapolis

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing songs again, but the bad news is there is neither an album nor a tour in the immediate future. The reclusive Minneapolis icon took to the stage last ni The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing ...

  11. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also 2006 - For the fir ...

  12. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>David Bowie launches a six-week tour of North America in Vancouver, British Columbia. The tour hits clubs, ballrooms, and theaters.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Atari Teenage Ri ...

  13. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>David Bowie launches a six-week tour of North America in Vancouver, British Columbia. The tour hits clubs, ballrooms, and theaters.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Atari Teenage Ri ...

  14. Collaborations Highlight Fifth Jammy Awards

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held last night (April 26) at New York's Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held la ...

  15. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder ...

  16. Former Stone Bill Wyman Rolls On

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bill Wyman may no longer be a Rolling Stone but he still keeps himself busy. Apart from recording and touring with his band the Rhythm Kings, the former Stones bassist is now a documentary maker and p Bill Wyman may no longer be a Rolling Stone but ...

  17. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder ...

  18. Veteran Bluesmen Team For Tour

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy has tapped T-Model Ford as the opening act for a string of East Coast tour dates. Ford joins Guy for a pair of shows in New York the first week in September, and con Veteran Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy has tapped T- ...

  19. Dylan, Hill, Gray, Krauss Get Their 'Ya-Yas' Out

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Bu ...

  20. One Night in America

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 They called him Memphis Charlie Musselwhite when the budding blues harmonica legend followed his black Mississippi Delta blues mentors north to Chicago to carve his own blues fame. They called him Memphis Charlie Musselwhite when the budding blues h ...