Posts Tagged "Fervor Records"

2015’s Top 10 Album Downloads

1. The Complete Jetzons – The Jetzons
2. Wild Hearted Woman – Francine Reed
3. Vintage Country 1957 – 1969 – Various
4. Shine – Pistoleros
5. Cult Hits Psychedelic – Various
6. Barrio Sideshow – Fayuca
7. Hidden Treasures – Connie Conway
8. The Very Best Of Connie Conway Vol. 1 – Connie Conway
9. Mistaken For Granted – The Chimeras
10. Midnight Mojo – Craig Erickson

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Delve Into The Rich Musical History of Phoenix

519tcDBGHNLArizona has an incredible musical legacy. A legacy that all of us at Fervor Records strive to perpetuate daily. Team Fervor is excited to share longtime radio personality Jim West’s new book that details the rise of the Phoenix Sound in the 50s & 60s. The book, The Phoenix Sound: A History of Twang & Rockabilly Music in Arizona, is scheduled for release on Monday, December 7th. Fervor is honored to represent many of the fine songs, artists and recordings from this era. Phoenix New Times journalist Jason P. Woodbury gives you a sneak peek at Jim’s upcoming effort in this week’s NTW issue (available here). Stay tuned for a complete list of where you can pick up your own copy of Jim’s new book.

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Fervor Fills Big Stone Gap

Big Stone GapAshley Judd, Patrick Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg star in the new romantic comedy Big Stone Gap. Also featured in the flick are plenty of classic recordings courtesy of Fervor Records.  Pretty Please by The Triplett Twins, For You by Lonnegan’s Band, Bright Moments by Bright Moments and Super High On Your Love by Bobby Barnes all add to the film’s authentic 1978 vibe. Check out The Big Stone Gap on facebook and click the links to listen.

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Mid-Century Jazz Label Jantone Records Joins Fervor

Jantone blue white 200x200Fervor Records is thrilled to announce the acquisition of all assets of Jantone Records! The label was home to phenomenal Jazz artist Nadine Jansen, a consummate professional whose virtuosity on piano, trumpet and vocals is legendary. Jantone enjoyed a string of releases throughout the 60s including the LPs The Exciting Sounds Of The Nadine Jansen Trio from 1962, Ala-Mood from 1966 and, Nadine Jansen Trio Plays 9 Live Ones from 1968. Jantone Records also issued multiple singles throughout the 60s, 70s and 80s. Sadly, Nadine passed away in 2008; but not without leaving a treasure trove of music spanning over four decades, 1947 – 1989. Fervor Records is truly honored to perpetuate the amazing legacy of the immense talent of Nadine Jansen and Jantone Records.

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Tempe History Museum Embraces Fervor

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Fervor Records is proud to perpetuate the legacies of many of the artists who were the foundation of Tempe, Arizona’s rich music heritage. The Jetzon’s, Blue Shoes, Red Alert, Loosely Tight, Trout Fishing In America, Brian Page & The Next, Hans Olson, Walt Richardson, Bruce Connole, Chuck Hall, The Strand, The Revenants, The Cryptics, and The Chimeras are a few of the bands that dominated the scene throughout the 80s and 90s. Fervor is now home to the vast majority of these artists’ catalogs and has successfully brought these artists to a new generation of international fans. The Phoenix based label is a key player in licensing music to major motion pictures and TV series. Music that might have slipped through the cracks of history is now heard by literally millions internationally. Fervor has donated a slew of CDs representing many of these artists to the Tempe History Museum. The museum will return the favor to many a lucky patron. Explore everything the Tempe History Museum has to offer at 809 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282.

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