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Pressearbeit / Media Deutschland:
Shack Media Promotion Agency
Tom Redecker - Postfach 1627 - 27706 Osterholz-Scharmbeck
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Press - Sly & Robbie present Taxi Gang In Discomix Style - musikreviews
Sie gelten als die berühmteste Rhythmus-Section in der Geschichte des Reggae, dieser jamaikanische Schlagzeuger Lowell Dunbar alias SLY & der ebenfalls aus Jamaika stammende Keyboarder und Bassist Robert Shakespeare alias ROBBIE, weil es niemanden außer ihnen gelang, mit solcher Perfektion jamaikanischen Reggae, amerikanischen Rhythm‘n‘Blues und britischen Soul zu einem einzigartigen tanzbaren Mix zu vereinen.
Press - Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts - allaboutjazz.com
Tribute concerts are often a mixed bag, especially if the idea is to bring a group of stars together to pay homage to an influential musical figure. The recent tribute to the wonderful singer, Tony Bennett, Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 (Columbia, 2016) is a sad case in point. There is no shortage of stars on that particular album, but the aesthetic understanding of Bennett's music is so limited that it reduces rather than expands the scope of his musical legacy. A good tribute does the opposite of this. It shows the many aspects of an artist and paints a nuanced portrait that goes beyond the easy clichés. It shows the connection between the artist's own story and the musical narrative that he or she has helped to build.
Press - Spiegel Online - Ken Burns’ landmark documentary THE VIETNAM WAR

Vergeblich hatte der Mann auf der Bühne versucht, die Aufmerksamkeit des Publikums zu erregen. Statt Country Joe McDonalds Gesang zuzuhören, unterhielten sich die Besucher des legendären Woodstock-Festivals am 15. August 1969. Plötzlich erschallte ein Befehl aus den Lautsprechern. "Gebt mir ein F!", schrie Country Joe in die Menge. "F", tönte es aus Tausenden Kehlen zurück. "Gebt mir ein U!", ging es weiter. "U", lautete die Antwort. Zum Schluss forderte der Sänger noch ein "C" und ein "K".

"Was ergibt das?", fragte Country Joe. Der Schweiß lief ihm mittlerweile trotz seines aufgeknöpften Uniformhemds in Strömen herunter. "Fuck!", kam es zurück. "Was ergibt das?", rief Joe lauter. "FUCK!", schrien die rund 300.000 Besucher.
Press - Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts - exclaim.ca
Woody Guthrie died in late 1967. Soon after, two tribute concerts were planned: one in 1968 in New York, and one in 1970 in Los Angeles.

Bear Family, who has always done excellent archival work, has released those two albums in a handsome boxed set. The tributes were done at just the right time, that brief period between mourning his loss and the development of a cynical marketing of memory. Woody Guthrie seems to be revived every decade or so, be it Bruce Springsteen singing him for Obama's inauguration, the Billy Bragg/Wilco albums, or the recent uncovering of a song he wrote about Trump's father.
Press - Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts - youtube
“Woody Guthrie & Songs for Social Change” was one of the Panels at the Annual Americana Music Conference and Festival in Nashville from September 12-17, 2017. This is always a great Conference with amazing panels and showcase performances.
Press - Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts - cbc.ca
Folk artist Woody Guthrie's influence can still be felt in music today. While Guthrie's music entered many homes over the years,
Press - Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts - augusta chronicle
Various artists, “Woody Guthrie The Tribute Concerts: Carnegie Hall 1968; Hollywood Bowl 1970” — This three-CD set expands on the original 1972 albums that documented two all-star concerts for Guthrie held in the wake of the folk/protest song pioneer’s death in 1967. The Carnegie Hall concert featured a who’s who from the ’60s folk scene, including Guthrie’s son, Arlo, Pete Seeger, Odetta, Judy Collins, Richie Havens, Bob Dylan and others.
Press - Various - At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight (20-CD) - thevinyldistrict
VIA PRESS RELEASE | Featuring more than 25 hours of music, this unprecedented collection comes packed in an LP-sized package complete with a 224-page hardcover book with rare performances from stars like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, June Carter, Kitty Wells, George Jones, and Webb Pierce, as well as a previously unknown Hank Williams recording.
Press - Various - At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight (20-CD) - pastemagazine
If all the great new music from rookies and veterans alike wasn’t enough for us this year, we also were offered a pile of revelatory reissues and collections by some of the great artists of the 20th century, from never-before-heard live performances to rare b-sides, demos, tributes and plenty more. The best boxed sets of the year contain literally days worth of amazing music, some of which you’ve heard in scattered bursts through the decades, some of which you haven’t.
Press - Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts - no depression
Bear Family Records is releasing a deluxe 3-CD set that contains an additional 20 tracks and interviews with Collins, Elliott, Arlo, Country Joe McDonald, Phil Ochs, Paxton, and Seeger. Also included are 240 pages of notes, essays, photos, and reproductions of the concert book along with lyrics and notations. While I still have the original vinyl release, this gem of a set adds so much more detail on a life that was at the foundation of roots music. How much better can you get than Guthrie's songs performed by the elite folksingers of their day who also had the good fortune to have known him?
The 2017 ARSC Awards for Excellence

The ASRC is pleased to announce that Bear Family's book with Tony Russell, The Knoxville Sessions, 1929-1930: Knox County Stomp, has won a Certificate of Merit in the 2017 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research in Country Music.
The 2017 ARSC Awards for Excellence

The ASRC is pleased to announce that Bear Family's book with Tony Russell, The Knoxville Sessions, 1929-1930: Knox County Stomp, has won a Certificate of Merit in the 2017 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research in Country Music.
Press - The Platters - Rock - Vive Le Rock
THE PLATTERS ROCK (Bear Family) Their rocking back catalogue. 8/10 Another in the on-going 'Rocks' series with a surprising entrant. The Platters are already firmly en-sconced as a legendary act in rock 'n' roll history, but strangely with records that were from that golden mid to late '50s but were not rock 'n' roll. 'Only You' and 'The Great Pretender' are just two songs that have made them the most popular vocal act in music history.