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Aug 26, 2015, 10:02 ET
A spine-tingling collection of 18 bone-chilling hits, jams and instrumentals, NOW Halloween! will be available Friday, September 11, 2015.

NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents NOW Halloween!, the Spooktacular First-Ever Halloween Entry in the World's Top-Selling Multi-Artist Album Series

 NOW That's What I Call Music!, the world's best-selling multi-artist album series, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of NOW...

Aug 25, 2015, 09:02 ET
Friday, August 28, Legacy Recordings will release the Essential Van Morrison, a 37-track career-spanning anthology, available digitally and as a 2CD physical album.

Legacy Recordings Acquires Catalog of Music Legend Van Morrison, Spanning More than 50 Years of Music

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, has acquired the rights to the most complete discography of contemporary music...

Aug 05, 2015, 11:33 ET
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New Elvis Presley Album If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra To Be Released October 30 On Sony Music's Legacy Recordings

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the release of If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The...

Aug 03, 2015, 11:02 ET
JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE FREEDOM: ATLANTA POP FESTIVAL 2CD/2LP OUT AUGUST 28

Jimi Hendrix Experience Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival 2CD/2LP Out August 28

 About 100 miles south of Atlanta, next to a field just outside the town of Byron, there stands a plaque erected by the Georgia Historical...

Jul 28, 2015, 10:02 ET
Johnny Mathis: The Singles, a definitive four disc anthology to be released on September 25, 2015.

Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrate Johnny Mathis's 80th Birthday with Release of Johnny Mathis: The Singles on September 25, 2015

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Columbia Records will celebrate the 80th birthday of legendary crooner...

Jul 16, 2015, 13:13 ET
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Record Company Swag Never Looked So Good!

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is opening up the SME archives to access 125 years-worth of creative artwork,...

Jul 15, 2015, 10:32 ET
Jul 10, 2015, 12:02 ET
NOW 55 and NOW New Wave 80s, the ultimate summer playlist collections, will be available on Friday, August 7, 2015.

NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents the Summer's Hottest Playlists with Today's Biggest Hits on NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 55 and Classic Pop/Rock Tracks on First-Ever NOW That's What I Call New Wave 80s!

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

Jul 09, 2015, 10:31 ET
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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Grunge Rock Supergroup's Final Performance with First-Ever 12" Vinyl Release of Mad Season: Live at The Moore

 Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Columbia Records will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the final...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:32 ET
The most successful export from continental Europe with more than 100 million records sold, Scorpions are celebrating 50 years of rock with the release of their 19th studio album, Return To Forever (Sony Music/Legacy Recordings), on September 11, 2015.

Scorpions Return To Forever Celebrating 50 Years

The most successful export from continental Europe with more than 100 million records sold, Scorpions are celebrating 50 years of rock with the...

Jun 15, 2015, 12:02 ET
"The Complete Concert By The Sea" will be released jointly by Sony Legacy and Octave Music Publishing Corporation on September 18, 2015.

Erroll Garner's The Complete Concert By The Sea To Be Released On 60th Anniversary Weekend September 18, 2015

Iconic Jazz artist Erroll Garner's greatest concert album and one of the best selling jazz albums of all time, The Complete Concert By The Sea will...

Jun 10, 2015, 12:56 ET
"Django and Jimmie", the new studio album collaboration from Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, two of the founding fathers of American outlaw country music, debuts at #1 on the country charts!

Outlaw Country Legends Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard Rockin' America's Charts with 1st Week's Sales of Django and Jimmie, their New Release on Legacy Recordings

Django and Jimmie (Legacy Recordings), the new album collaboration from legendary American artists Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, is emerging a...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:02 ET
Legendary alternative rock band 311 will celebrate its milestone 25th year with a career-spanning Volcano Entertainment/Legacy Recordings 4-CD box set  "311 - ARCHIVE", available everywhere on June 30th

311 Celebrate 25th Anniversary With 81-Track Box Set

 Legendary alternative rock band 311 will celebrate its milestone 25th year with a career-spanning Volcano Entertainment/Legacy Recordings 4-CD...

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...