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May 21, 2015, 10:32 ET
May 12, 2015, 12:32 ET
JOE SATRIANI, announces plans to release his 15th solo studio album, "Shockwave Supernova", on July 24th.

JOE SATRIANI Sets Release Of His 15th Studio Album - Shockwave Supernova On July 24th

Legendary guitarist, JOE SATRIANI, announces plans to release his 15th solo studio album, Shockwave Supernova, on July 24th, making him one of the...

May 11, 2015, 10:02 ET
Apr 30, 2015, 11:02 ET
Ahead of the Newport Jazz Festival (July 31, August 1 & 2) the MILES DAVIS AT NEWPORT 1955-1975 will be available everywhere on Friday, July 17

Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4 Scheduled For Release July 17 Through Columbia/Legacy Recordings

 Miles Davis' 20-year association as an artist at impresario George Wein's renowned Newport Jazz Festival is a thriving tradition that will be...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:00 ET
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the digital release of Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) on Tuesday, May 12. The official soundtrack for the upcoming HBO film will also be released on CD on Tuesday, June 2.

Legacy Recordings Sets Digital Release of Bessie (Music from the HBO® Film) for Tuesday, May 12; CD Coming Tuesday, June 2

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the digital release of Bessie (Music from the HBO Film)...

Apr 21, 2015, 10:02 ET
The soundtrack will arrive in stores and at all DSPs on May 26th; "Aloha" opens in theatres across North America on May 29th.

Sony Pictures And Madison Gate Records/Legacy Recordings Say Aloha With Extraordinary Soundtrack To Much Anticipated New Film Available May 26

 Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Madison Gate Records, the in-house record label of Sony Pictures...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:07 ET
Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the June 2 release of Django and Jimmie, the new studio album collaboration from Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, two of the founding fathers of American outlaw country music.

Outlaw Country Legends Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard Reunite for Django and Jimmie, A New Album Collaboration Premiering 14 Fresh Studio Tracks

 Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the June 2 release of Django and Jimmie, the new studio album collaboration from Willie Nelson and...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:01 ET
Roger Waters' album AMUSED TO DEATH returns in a remastered release from Columbia Records / Legacy Recordings on July 24th

Roger Waters' Portrait Of A Distracted Society, Amused To Death, Celebrated With Remastered Release

Roger Waters' album AMUSED TO DEATH returns in a remastered release from Columbia Records / Legacy Recordings on July 24th. Amused to Death sounded...

Apr 14, 2015, 12:00 ET
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE-LIVE AT THE FILLMORE EAST OCTOBER 4th & 5th 1968, a four-disc set of previously unreleased live shows recorded during the band's rise at New York City's legendary venue, is scheduled to be released on Friday, July 17.

Sly & The Family Stone--Live At The Fillmore East October 4th & 5th 1968 To Be Released Friday, July 17

Epic/Legacy is excited to announce the debut release of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE—LIVE AT THE FILLMORE EAST OCTOBER 4th & 5th 1968, a...

Mar 17, 2015, 08:02 ET
Leonard Cohen releases Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour on May 12, 2015.

Leonard Cohen Releases 'Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour' On May 12, 2015

Leonard Cohen releases Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour on May 12, 2015.  The ten songs of this hypnotic album are Cohen rarities...

Mar 10, 2015, 16:25 ET
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Legacy Recordings Announces Exciting New Collectibles For Record Store Day 2015 (Saturday, April 18)

 Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the label's electrifying line-up of collectible 7"...

Feb 24, 2015, 10:02 ET
Celtic Thunder and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, have announced a new catalog partnership, set to begin with the upcoming release of The Very Best of Celtic Thunder. The 20-song collection - which includes seven all-time Celtic Thunder favorites updated and re-recorded by the current ensemble - arrives in stores on March 10.

Celtic Thunder And Legacy Recordings Unite For Major Catalog Partnership

Celtic Thunder and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, have announced a new catalog partnership, set to begin with the...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:32 ET
Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings have signed virtuoso guitarist/composer/producer Steve Vai to a new multi-album agreement which includes plans to issue two fresh Vai sets in 2015 beginning with the release of Stillness In Motion - Vai Live in L.A. on April 7, 2015

Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings Sign Guitarist/Songwriter/Producer Steve Vai to New Multi-Album Deal

 Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings have signed virtuoso guitarist/composer/producer Steve Vai to a new multi-album agreement which...

Feb 18, 2015, 11:02 ET
Experience Hendrix L.L.C. and Legacy Recordings are releasing "You Can't Use My Name: Curtis Knight & The Squires (Featuring Jimi Hendrix) The RSVP/PPX Sessions" on March 24

Experience Hendrix L.L.C. And Legacy Recordings To Release You Can't Use My Name: Curtis Knight & The Squires (Featuring Jimi Hendrix) The RSVP/PPX Sessions On March 24

 Experience Hendrix L.L.C. and Legacy Recordings are releasing You Can't Use My Name: Curtis Knight & The Squires (Featuring Jimi Hendrix)...

Jan 22, 2015, 16:11 ET
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Manic Street Preachers Celebrate 20th Anniversary of The Holy Bible with Release of Classic Album and 1st North American Tour Dates Since 2009

Praise for The Holy Bible UK Tour: "The Manics go back 20 years to revive the deathly beauty of The Holy Bible and the memory of their lost...

Jan 21, 2015, 09:03 ET
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION, a multi-format soundtrack release celebrating Rodgers & Hammerstein's 5-time Academy Award-winning movie musical in a newly remastered and expanded version, will be available everywhere on March 10th

Legacy Recordings celebrates beloved movie musical classic The Sound of Music with newly remastered and expanded 50th anniversary edition available March 10, 2015

 THE SOUND OF MUSIC – 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION, a multi-format soundtrack release celebrating Rodgers & Hammerstein's 5-time Academy...

Jan 08, 2015, 10:32 ET
NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 53, to be released February 3

NOW That's What I Call Music! Unveils Tracklist For NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 53

The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, is proud to announce all of the major hits selected for NOW...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:02 ET
On March 10th, a newly expanded three-CD version of 'Defenders of the Faith' will be released via Columbia/Legacy.

Remastered/Expanded Version Of Judas Priest's Classic 'Defenders Of The Faith' Album Announced

 Coming off an era which saw several Judas Priest albums that have gone down as some of the greatest in the entire history of heavy metal...

Dec 03, 2014, 11:02 ET
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New Short Film From The Village to The Basement Introduces Bob Dylan's The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 11 through a Time-lapse Road Trip narrated by Jeff Bridges

 Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is celebrating the release of Bob Dylan's The Basement Tapes Complete:...