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Rosanne Cash Songbook Out Now from Hal Leonard

ClQx  TVAAAkxQz 768x1024 Rosanne Cash Songbook Out Now from Hal LeonardThe matching sheet music folio for Rosanne Cash‘s 2014 multi-grammy winning album, The River & The Thread is now available from Hal Leonard! 2015 Grammy wins for Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song for “A Feather’s Not a Bird” and Best Americana Album. The collection features piano/vocal/guitar arrangements for this song plus 10 others: Etta’s Tune, 50,000 Watts, The Long Way Home, Modern Blue, Money Road, Night School, The Sunken Lands, Tell Heaven, When The Master Calls The Roll, & World of Strange Design. Order yours HERE.

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Sam Phillips – I Need Love

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Martinis and Bikinis, Sam Phillips‘ mid-90s Grammy-nominated masterwork, is a key record in the evolution of one of America’s most exceptional and unpredictable songwriters. Initially praised as a record that “revitalized the ‘Beatlesque’ category with substantial songwriting and a woman’s voice, which turns the whole sound upside down,” Martinis was universally hailed as a musical turning point for Phillips and tagged by numerous critics as one of the best albums of the year.

The disc, produced by long-time collaborator T Bone Burnett, spawned two alternative radio and video hits in “I Need Love” and “Baby I Can’t Please You,” and gained Sam a new legion of devoted followers. With an amazing collection of songs and a brilliant cast of musicians, including XTC’s Colin Moulding, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Marvin Etzioni and Don Heffington from Lone Justice, Heartbreaker Benmont Tench, Marc Ribot, Mickey Curry and arrangements by Van Dyke Parks…it does not get better than this.

Click HERE to get a special reissue edition with 4 bonus tracks picked by Sam, available on CD and Limited White Vinyl.
Check out the video for “I Need Love” HERE
Lyrics & sheet music to “I Need Love” and more from Hal Leonard!

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Contact & Licensing info: “I Need Love” is published by Eden Bridge Music (ASCAP)/Some Kind of Music LLC (ASCAP), A Notable Music company/ Damon Booth/
Administered by Downtown Music Publishing / Sean McGraw /
Master controlled by Virgin Records/Universal Music Group.

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Bob Dylan – Why Try To Change Me Now

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One year ago today, Bob Dylan tipped his hat to Frank Sinatra with his critically acclaimed 36th studio album for Columbia Records, Shadows In The Night. The intimate album was done live in one or two takes and recorded in famed Capitol Studio B, where the Chairman had recorded so much of his classic work. Shadows consists of ballads recorded by Frank in the late 50s and 60s, songs that explored the emotions of heartache and melancholy. The album debuted at #1 on the UK Album charts and at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 and is nominated for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards to be held Feb 15th 2016.

In Dylan’s memoir, Chronicles: Volume One, Dylan wrote of Sinatra’s Ebb Tide: “When Frank sang that song, I could hear everything in his voice – death, God, and the universe, everything.” Mojo Magazine correctly points out that the same an be said for Dylan’s half-century of work.

“Why Try To Change Me Now” was written by Cy Coleman and Joseph McCarthy and it’s been said that Dylan’s performance is so assured you might think he wrote it himself. Sinatra and Dylan share that trait in spades. While separated by a generation, as well as style, both men are, of course, rooted in the blues.

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Contact & Licensing Info
Written by Cy Coleman & Joseph A. McCarthy. Published by Notable Music Co. Inc (ASCAP)
Contact: Damon Booth, Administered by Downtown Music Publishing contact:
For Joseph McCarthy: Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP).
Master controlled by Sony /

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3 Grammy Wins For Rosanne Cash

80873948 cash afp 3 Grammy Wins For Rosanne CashA huge CONGRATS TO ROSANNE CASH who took home all three Grammy Awards she was nominated for at the 57th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night: Best Americana Album (The River & the Thread), Best American Roots Song (“A Feather’s Not A Bird”) and Best American Roots Performance (“A Feather’s Not A Bird”).

It’s a clean sweep for this incredible artist who co-wrote the album with her longtime collaborator & husband, John Leventhal. Watch this great short film which traces Cash’s album from its genesis to its recording to the road: Rosanne Cash: The River & the Thread.

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