Nat King Cole - Musical Autobiography

Straighten Up and Fly Right: Universal Creates Nat King Cole’s “Musical Autobiography” On New Box Set

Over 50 years ago, on February 15, 1965, the world lost Nat “King” Cole at the age of 45.  But in a career sadly cut short by lung cancer, Cole left an indelible legacy in the worlds of jazz and popular vocals.  That immense legacy is being celebrated this fall by Universal Music with the  release tomorrow, October 9, of His Musical Autobiography, a 10-CD/2-DVD retrospective box set featuring 262 […]

Solid Stax Sensations

Stax of Wax: Ace Mines Stax Records For New Anthology, Isaac Hayes and David Porter Reissues

Ace Records has recently celebrated the enduring legacy of Stax Records with a trio of exciting releases from some of the label’s leading lights.  The Isaac Hayes Movement’s 1975 Disco Connection makes its first ever CD appearance, joined by Hayes’ songwriting partner David Porter’s equally rare 1970 …Into a Real Thing in a newly-expanded edition.  Ace tops it all off with Ian Levine’s Solid Stax Sensations, a revelatory collection showcasing […]

Jethro Tull - Too Old

Jethro Tull Continues CD/DVD Reissue Series with “Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Includes New Steven Wilson Mixes

On the heels of May’s reissue of Jethro Tull’s Minstrel in the Gallery, Rhino and Chrysalis have announced the next volume in the labels’ ongoing deluxe series for the band.  The roots of the concept album Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die can be found in Minstrel; now, Too Old… is scheduled for its own reissue on November 27 in advance of its own 40th anniversary […]