Bear Family’s fascinating, far-reaching 121-track Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War presents such songs on four topical CDs: “Going to War Again,” “Somewhere in Korea,” “On the Homefront” and “Peace and Its Legacies.”
One of the most exciting announcements of the last year or so was the news that the MVD Entertainment Group is now handling the Bear Family catalog.
For 40 years, Bear Family Records has made each release an event. And with the “40 Years: Bear Family Records” box set, the German giant shows off its pride.
2015 was a good year for Americana releases, especially the American primitive kind.
October 15 marks the 60th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” A new five-CD Ford box honors the anniversary.