MP3 Various Artists - Hidden Treasures: Cincinnati's Tribute to King Records' Legacy
Contempory artists put a new twist on hits originally recorded on rock forrunner King Records; a hot mix of jazz, country, R&B, and funk to warm the blood.
17 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Rhythm & Blues, COUNTRY: Bluegrass
Hidden Treasures: Cincinnati''s Tribute to King Records'' Legacy is a limited edition compilation CD that brings together some of Cincinnati''s finest musical talent to pay tribute to the ground breaking music and legacy of diversity of legendary hometown record label, King Records. Hidden Treasures is now available for purchase and features a hot mix of styles from Rock to Bluegrass, Jazz to Country, Alternative to R&B. Hidden Treasures artists include: Peter Frampton, Blessid Union of Souls, Over the Rhine, Gary Burbank, Ass Ponys, The Goshorn Brothers, Robin Lacy & DeZydeco, Katie Laur, Scotty Anderson, The Mistics, Ed Cunningham, Philip Paul, PsychoAcoustic Orchestra, Sweet Alice Hoskins, Dallas Moore, P. Ann Everson-Price, Eugene Goss, Rich Uncle Skeleton, The Stapletons, and gravy8. The diversity of musicians and musical styles creates a unique sound that''s true to the spirit of the original label, and to Cincinnati as well.
Cincinnati''s King Records was arguably the most important independent record company after World War II. James Brown, Wynonie Harris, Freddie King, the Stanley Brothers, and Little Willie John are among the artists whose songs have become permanent fixtures in the annuls of music history. Particularly noteworthy of King is its legacy on inclusion. Its story is of discovering talent in unlikely places, of infusing different cultures and styles together to create legendary artistry. It was with these beliefs and practices that King produced a catalogue of music that earned its founder a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
The Hidden Treasures CD project aims to increase awareness of the good that happens when people of diverse experiences are included. All proceeds from the sale of the CD benefit the Inclusion Network. The executive producers are Dr. Neal H. Mayerson, president of the Manuel D. and Rhoda Mayerson Foundation and Board president of the Inclusion Network, and Dale Rabiner, founder of J-Curve Records. Pat Kelly is the producer.