Here are some music releases to enjoy in May 2015.
Here are some standout releases to consider next time you’re in your local record store.
Most kids dream what they’ll do when they grow up, be it doctor, professional athlete, teacher, superhero, firefighter, farmer, lawyer, actor, builder, policeman, writer, actor, spy or rock star landed on your radar at one point. But Joe Reagoso’s childhood career goal was more specific — and more importantly, one that he made come true. “Ever since I was a young kid, catching The Beatles and The Monkees on TV, I dreamed of having my own record label,” says Reagoso, who today is president of the Friday Music label.
It’s been 50 years since The Beatles arrived in the U.S. and launched Beatlemania. Here’s a peek at the band’s past and present impact on pop culture.
The Omnivore Recordings’ reissue catalog lives up to the label’s name with a selection of works by diverse artists ranging from The Waitresses to Buck Owens.
Bluesman Charley Patton is unhappy with the ‘Mean Black Cat’ sniffing around his woman. And, as Paramount 12943 explains, he’s irate about her skills, too.
From a small building in Lancaster, Penn., Quentin Jones and business partner Frank Barrett are changing the face of modern rockabilly music.
Among the manifold bands and performers that can be said to lead the latest wave of British folk bands, a roster that travels from the brightest-eyed ingenues to a veritable flood of revitalized veterans (have you heard the new Steeleye …
Of all the vinyl reissue labels whose output we habitually keep an open eye out for, Light in the Attic, and its twelve year (and counting) quest to restore wax to its rightful place has long been paramount among them. …
Seventy-three years old but still, as his latest stageshow reminds us, reeling and rocking, Sir Cliff Richard also has a new album on the horizon. His one hundredth long player The Fabulous Rock’n’Roll Songbook (scheduled for US release in February by …