BOBBY LEWIS is chiefly remembered for his raucous, multi-million selling ‘Tossin’ And Turnin”, the biggest crossover R&B/Pop hit of 1961.
However, he’d been a popular, well-established New York-based R&B singer throughout the 1950s, and was already in his mid-30s when he cut his career-defining hit. This is the first compilation to anthologise Bobby Lewis’s recording career, featuring many of his 1950s releases, including both versions of his controversial early 50s hit, ‘Mumbles Blues’.
This is the first U.K. compilation of Larry Hall’s complete catalogue of work released between 1959 and 1962. ‘Sandy’ remains his one American hit, making number 15 in 1959 and was released in the U.K. on Parlophone. His second U.K. release is also included, one that was released on the short-lived Salvo label.
Juniper Vale is a multimedia project that combines EDM Banjo music with illustrations to explore the experience of home and belonging. The project has received over 10 million streams across streaming platforms and has been featured on dozens of Spotify and Apple playlists including Indie Pop, New Music Friday Canada, Best of the Week , and several viral charts in Canada, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malta.
The Wiyos are an American ragtime and blues band from the Brooklyn area of New York City. They are named after The Whyos, a street gang in New York City in the late 1800s. In their early days in they busked across the United States spending time in New Orleans.
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The Overtures are the UK’s finest Sixties tribute act. Formed in 1989, they are firm favourites on the private party and corporate event circuit, performing for the likes of Sir Paul McCartney at his after-show party in December 2009 at Matter nightclub at The O2 Arena, Elvis Costello and Diane Krall, Chris Difford of Squeeze, Kenney Jones (ex of The Who and The Small Faces), the annual Liverpool Beatles Convention, the Cavern Club and many, many others too confidential to mention.
Raised in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains of South Carolina, Sam Burchfield was brought up on Appalachian music: folk, gospel, country and southern soul. The young songwriter draws on these roots with a deep lyrical honesty and carries the tradition of folk music forward.
Nashville-based pop duo, The Roosevelts, are making their own brand of contemporary, catchy pop songs about life. Recently chosen as the Artist of the Week by Lightning 100, The Roosevelts are elevating the pop scene in Nashville with their own style of pop. Channeling the influences of artists like The Weeknd, The 1975, Lauv and Justin Timberlake, The Roosevelts are busy writing, recording and touring their new sound.