"This is my tribute to the artists who took Rock 'n' Roll to the top of the charts. I loved Rock 'n ' Roll then and I still love It. " - Cliff Richard
Available February 25 From Rhino And Friday Music
Cliff Richard, the UK's all-time greatest hit-maker, releases his 100th* album THE FABULOUS ROCK 'N' ROLL SONGBOOK on February 25. This new studio album of 15 great rock 'n' roll tracks was recorded live at the Blackbird Studio and The Parlor in Nashville, Tennessee, and is Cliff Richard's tribute to the greats of rock 'n' roll who inspired and influenced him, such as Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly. THE FABULOUS ROCK 'N' ROLL SONGBOOK will be available on CD from Friday Music and as a digital download from Rhino.
Depeche Mode's catalog, over a dozen albums in all, will be reissued on vinyl throughout the winter and spring. Everything from their 1981 debut, SPEAK & SPELL through last year's release will be available in glossy gatefold sleeves with thick slabs of 180-gram vinyl, all containing inserts and liner notes.
Congratulations to Led Zeppelin who took home their very first Grammy Award (crazy, right???) last night for Best Rock Album. Listen to CELEBRATION DAY, the album that garnered them a whole lotta love from the music industry, here.
Features All The Classic Works From The Original Black Sabbath Lineup
Heralded Reunion Tour Continues In 2014 With Upcoming Dates In North America And Europe
When Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Terry “Geezer” Butler and Bill Ward formed Black Sabbath in 1969, they created a signature sound that set the blueprint for heavy music and influenced generations of disciples for years to come. For the first time, the full catalog from the original Black Sabbath lineup is now available digitally in the U.S. and has been mastered specifically for iTunes, ensuring the delivery of the music to listeners with increased audio fidelity, more closely replicating what the artists, recording engineers, and producers intended. Available exclusively on the iTunes Store worldwide, fans now have the ability to download all albums in one newly created bundle (THE COMPLETE STUDIO ALBUMS 1970-1978), eight legendary studio albums, two classic compilations, or simply purchase each song individually.
Inductees for the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced this morning including Rhino's own Linda Ronstadt. Aside from Linda, this year's inductees will be Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, KISS, Nirvana, and Cat Stevens. Beatles manager Brian Epstein and record producer and manager Andrew Loog Oldham, best known for his work with the Rolling Stones, will also be honored with Ahmet Ertegun Awards. The E Street Band will take home the Award for Musical Excellence.
The 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The 2014 Ceremony will again be open to the public, as it has been for the Induction Ceremonies in Cleveland (2009, 2012) and Los Angeles (2013). This will be the first time that the ceremony will be open to the public in New York.