The 92nd Street Y has released a 1950 recording in which the poet talks about live vs. recorded readings and how to pace a public performance.
As the editor of his country’s leading jazz magazine, he documented the music’s development. As a producer of archival albums, he helped document its past.
The deals will help the music-streaming giant expand beyond its core service and reduce its reliance on the major record labels.
With its acquisition of two podcasting companies, the streaming service broadens its ambitions to include everything audio.
The unauthorized appearance of the albums on Spotify and Apple Music raised questions about services that have long been seen as bulwarks against online piracy.
Topping the charts this week: One of rap’s biggest producers and “Thank U, Next,” a surprise smash about Grande’s exes.
From “The Savory Collection 1935-1940” to lost Coltrane music from 1963, records from jazz’s halcyon midcentury are being released this year.
The song “Respect” helped Aretha Franklin soar to fame and became an anthem for the women’s rights movement. But radio royalties for the song went to its writer, Otis Redding.
The rapper’s double LP sold the equivalent of more than a million copies before its CD release. Tracking down physical copies in New York was tough.