Earlier this month, a certain birthday gave us the opportunity to imagine what Elvis Presley might have been doing at the age of 80. Today, we can enjoy a similar flight of fancy with another of the true greats, because Sam Cooke would have turned 84.…
ABKCO is proud to support CenterStage in Baltimore in their presentation of director Kwame Kwei-Armah’s production of One Night in Miami written by Kemp Powers. Its February 25, 1964 -The show depicts a fictional account of a real evening when…
Enter to win 6 Rolling Stones clear vinyl albums from ABKCO Records' "Clearly Classic" vinyl series when you register for 30 days of FREE access to Guitar Tricks to learn the Rolling Stones songs! Every entrant gets 30 days Full Access to learn the newly…
The third and final volume of the soundtrack to Boardwalk Empire® will see its physical CD release by ABKCO Records on January 13th, coinciding with the Blu-ray/DVD release of the final season of the critically acclaimed HBO® television series. Boardwalk…
The Kinks Anthology 1964-1971 Tracklist Disc One: 01. I’m A Hog For You, Baby – The Boll-Weevils (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008) 02. I Don’t Need You Anymore (demo) (Ray Davies)…
One of the greatest songs of the sixties, "A Change is Gonna Come," was released as a single Christmas week 1964, 50 years ago. Sam Cooke, the man who wrote and sang the song, had died 11 days earlier. "A Change is Gonna Come" was immediately embraced…
The book hits stores in January 2015 and features a foreword by SIRS PAUL McCARTNEY and CLIFF RICHARD. CHARLIE GRACIE was part of the birth of Rock & Roll and his unique guitar-style influenced some of the most important artists in rock history, including…
Soul music pioneer Sam Cooke owned and operated SAR Records, his own independent label, from 1959 until his death in December 1964. ABKCO Records has gone to great lengths to uncover many treasures in the SAR catalog and will release two important compilation…