Grammy Award-winning Faith Hill releases her first home video, When The Lights Go Down, featuring a dozen live performances from one of the biggest stars in country and pop on DVD. Including hits from her 2002 #1 album, Cry, When The Lights Go Down adds bonus performances not seen on an NBC concert special that aired in November and was subsequently the hightest-rated CMT special of the year. With the behind-the-scenes, making-of story told by the singer, and additional bonus footage, the lights come up on Faith Hill in When The Lights Go Down.
Gary Byrd has been a controversial figure as a radio talk-show host in the '80s and '90s, appearing weekdays on radio station WLIB in New York City, one of several outlets owned by African-American businessman Percy Sutton's Inner City Broadcasting corporation. Byrd's musical roots extend to the '60s, when he met Stevie Wonder and wrote the lyrics for his songs "Black Man" and "Village Ghetto Land." He and Wonder teamed again in 1983, when Byrd co-wrote the historical/inspirational tune "The Crown," which was issued as a 12-inch on Wonder's Wondirection label.
A Gary Moore box set titled Blues and Beyond has been set for release on Nov. 24. A press release for the album describes it as a “remarkable collection of his powerful and emotive blues studio recordings” and a fitting tribute to the Irish guitarist, who died in 2011.
The first true ensemble album in the Windham Hill style – Clockwork really defined the label’s sound for the next several years. Alex de Grassi proves that not only is he one of his generations finest guitarists, he has a larger musical vision, ambition and extraordinary taste in collaborators.