CHICAGO, IL-Legendary music producer Darryl Payne is bringing more than 50 full-length live concerts -- an unprecedented collection featuring performances by America's most legendary and iconic stars of soul -- to DVD. Presented in HD 5.1 Surround Sound, "Legends of Classic Soul" will be released in four special collector's sets.
Volume One -- a 10-DVD (approx. 20 hours) collection available Now with a suggested retail price of $220.00 -- is The Delfonics; Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes; The Chi-Lites; Blue Magic; Slave, featuring Drac; Ray, Goodman & Brown; Enchantment; The Dells; and The Temptations Review, featuring five-time Grammy Award-winner Dennis Edwards, Tony Award-winner Melba Moore and special guest Freddie Jackson.
Volume Two -- a five-DVD (approx. 10 hours) collection also available March 22 with a suggested retail price of $110.00 -- features concerts by The Whispers; The Dramatics; The Delfonics; Cuba Gooding Sr. & The Main Ingredient; The Intruders Review; and The Four Tops, featuring all of the original members.
Bonus Material: Many of the show-stopping concert programs also include exclusive bonus footage and behind-the-scenes extras.
Commented Payne, producer of collection and CEO of Darryl Payne Films, "We are preserving the legacy of soul music for generations of fans. 'Legends of Classic Soul' is not just a music compilation, but brings the excitement of the ultimate concert experience -- and an insider's look backstage -- home for music lovers to enjoy again and again. Nowhere else can fans obtain these full-length concerts in one collector's set."
Coming soon is Volume 3 with Atlantic Starr; The Manhattans, featuring Gerald Alston & "Blue" Lovett; Keith Washington; The Bar-Kays; Con Funk Shun; and more. Volume 4 will celebrate the Legendary Divas Of Soul & R & B. Volume 5 Legends of New Jack. Volume 6 Legends Of Classic Rap/Hip Hop.
Classic soul music is all about love, joy and good times. The Motown sound and the sweet soul sounds of Philadelphia are here to stay. Produced by Payne, each featured artist and group served as a co-producer on the project.
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About Darryl Payne Films:
Darryl Payne Films boasts an extensive library of more than 30,000 masters and television shows, featuring the world's biggest entertainers. The company licenses rights to music companies around the globe.