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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...

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"...