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Monday, February 13, 2012
CELEBRATING CURTIS HAIRSTON
Reverse Spin Entertainment (RSE) will release a compilation album of music sung by the late, great Curtis Hairston. In the short span of his life, Curtis touched many with his unique voice and vocal styling.
October 10, 2011 marked what would have been Hairston’s 50th birthday. In his honor, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, owner of Pretty Pearl Records, now Reverse Spin Entertainment (RSE), has arranged a compilation of Hairston’s hits to be re-released, as a tribute to the gifted and talented artist. There are also several songs never before released to the public.
All of the songs have been re-mixed by John Morales, legendary mixer/re-mixer and co-founder of M&M Productions, renowned for their work with The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Odyssey and many more. The entire album has been re-mastered and has additional production by Mozartt and additional engineering by Blaise Davis, both of RSE.
Included are songs that were part of Curtis’ solo career as well as work he did with The BB&Q Band. You’ll hear some of his greatest hits; “I Want You All Tonight”, “Genie” and “Dreamer”, which reached #1 in the U.K. You’ll also enjoy his top 20 hit, “I Need Your Loving”, “Minutes Away” and much more.
The U.K. absolutely fell in love with Curtis, and proclaimed him “The Mr. Clean of Soul”. The single, “Elysian Lady,” written and produced by Greg Radford, is now available on iTunes. This album captures Curtis Hairston’s beautiful lyrics, vocals and overall musical legacy.
Reverse Spin Entertainment is an entertainment, sports and consulting company. Its music division, Reverse Spin Music, creates unique musical projects, which are used as springboards for artists and musicians of various genres.