Industry Ink: Third Man Records, The Country Network, Plowboy Records

Third Man Records Releasing Bob Seger Reissue On Vinyl

Third Man Records is partnering with the Bob Seger camp to release the first vinyl reissue of Seger’s System’s”2+2=?” in nearly four decades. Remastered directly from the analog tapes by Robert Vosgien and cut by Ron McMaster at Capitol Mastering, Third Man will release a limited edition, yellow-colored vinyl version for Record Store Day, April 22nd, with a standard black vinyl version to follow.  Fittingly, both versions are being manufactured at Third Man’s new pressing plant in Detroit. Other limited editions to be released include selections by Lillie Mae and Jack White.

 

The Country Network Brings Home Two Tellys

The 37th Annual Telly Awards has awarded The Country Network two Telly Awards for its programs, “Guitars & Swim Up Bars” and “Our Land—The Music Highway.” “Guitars & Swim Up Bars” was awarded with a Silver Telly, while “Our Land—The Music Highway” was awarded with a Bronze Telly. The network won out out of over 13,000 entries from all 50 states.

 

Plowboy Records Throws Fifth Birthday Bash

Plowboy founders Shannon Pollard (left) and Don Cusic (right) with Bobby Bare

Plowboy Records celebrated its fifth anniversary at a party and showcase at Third and Lindsley on April 12. Performers at the bash included Eric Heatherly, Sylvain Sylvain, the Kentucky Headhunters, Bobby Bare, the Blackfoot Gypsies, and the Fuel Injected Legends. The first act on Plowboy was Bobby Bare and his album, Darker Than Light, was the label’s first release.

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